Today's guest is an entrepreneur, community leader, speaker, professional networker, internet TV show co-host, mentor and most importantly, a mom. She believes in the importance of having a strategy when engaging in face-to-face networking and the power of building and maintaining strategic relationships. She's the CEO and founder of the second largest networking group in Phoenix, NetworkingPhoenix.com, Gelie Akhenblit!
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Meet Gelie Akhenblit
Gelie Akhenblit, CEO / Founder of NetworkingPhoenix is an entrepreneur, community leader, speaker, professional networker, internet TV show co-host, mentor and most importantly, a mom. She is most well known for altering the landscape of networking in Phoenix, AZ by visualizing, creating, and launching an online platform that has democratized how people connect in-person. When she's not working, she's spending time with her young daughter, Aris, improving her fitness and documenting her life pivot on her personal blog.
Pat Flynn shared some amazing insight surrounding raising our kids with an entrepreneurial mindset. He is a father, husband, and entrepreneur who lives and works in San Diego, CA. He owns several successful online businesses and is a professional blogger, keynote speaker, Wall Street Journal bestselling author, and host of the Smart Passive Income and AskPat podcasts, which have earned a combined total of over 50 million downloads, multiple awards, and features in publications such as The New York Times and Forbes. He is also an advisor for LeadPages, ConvertKit, and other companies in the digital marketing arena. Pat's podcasts were the first I fell in love with, and he's been my personal mentor through the launch of FamilyPreneur – make sure that you've gone back and listened to that episode, at least once!
John Lanza is the Chief Mammal of The Money Mammals and author of the new book for parents, The Art of Allowance: A Short, Practical Guide to Raising Money-Smart, Money-Empowered Kids. John's Money Mammals teach kids to “Share & Save & Spend Smart” and have been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and The LA Times.
About The Host
Meg Brunson has been marketing to moms for over 7 years. She is the founder and CEO of EIEIO Marketing, a digital marketing agency focused on Facebook Marketing for family-focused businesses.
Meg is also a former Facebook employee with a passion for helping bootstrapped businesses figure out Facebook so that they can promote like the pros! She left the 9-5 in 2017, so that she could be the mom she wanted to be to her 4 young daughters.
After helping her daughter launch her first business, Storytime With Kiki, at the age of 10, Meg began hosting the FamilyPreneur Podcast: an interview-style podcast for parent entrepreneurs, raising entrepreneurial children.