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"Taking Care of Business" provides tips and strategies to start, promote, and prosper in business. In our very first year, the show was featured in the Sunday New York Times Business Section.
We also cover offbeat topics so you can take a break from the daily grind of school or work and go on an audio tour of the International Spy Museum with its director Peter Earnest. You will burst out laughing with cartoonist Phil Ortiz who created Flanders, Otto, Ralph, and Apu, all well-known characters on the Simpsons. Listen to former New York City Mayor Ed Koch discuss a range of topics from 9-11 to his two children's books, and hear NBC's Tim Russert talk about his books about fatherhood and family. Other personalties that have been gracious with their time include author and inventor Steve Wozniack, co-founder of Apple Computers and health expert Dr. Ruth.
To mix it up even more, from time-to-time we feature musicians. One of our favorite Rock Bands is Jonestown whose members came to our studio and allowed us be the first radio station to premiere their CD, "When it All Comes Down." And the band that created the tcbradio theme song that opens the show - Brother Mustard - can be listened to 24/7 on our YouTube channel.
In the world of sports, we had a fascinating interview with the author of the 100 Greatest Sports Moments in New York.
If you want to be a guest, or want to recommend a guest to us, we welcome your feedback.
Co-Host : Rick Frishman
Rick Frishman is the author of numerous books and is an internationally recognized publicity expert. Rick's books are extremely helpful and informative. (Rich Solomon's personal favorite is Networking Magic -- read page XX of the introduction to see why!)
Rick has an extensive radio background including his work at WOR 710 am in New York. Rick has been a guest on television shows and represents numerous celebrities and authors who regularly appear on the tv shows that you watch each week.
When you research the Oxford English dictionary and look up "publicity" you will see Rick's picture.
Co-Host : Paul Solomon, Esq.
Paul Solomon, Esq., is an active New York real estate attorney with a background in television production and music performance. Paul graduated from Fordham Law School and is an advisor to the Fidelity Title Insurance Corporation.
Paul has been a classical violinist since he was four years old, and has performed in numerous concert venues in New York. Paul's background in television, music, real estate and the law provides a wealth of insight and experience to our growing audience.
Co-Host : Marcia H. Ikonomopoulos
Marcia H. Ikonomopoulos is a frequent lecturer and a museum director. She is an expert on history and most recently was featured in a documentary film entitled the "Last Greeks on Broome Street." Marcia's tireless activities include the presentation of an annual film festival right here in New York. You can hear her on a specially produced audio documentary production entitled, "The Greek Jewish Synagogue and Museum of New York (click here to visit amazon.com)
Co-Host : Stephen W. Hammel
Stephen W. Hammel, Esq. is an Assistant Professor in the Business Department at Queensborough Community College (CUNY) in Bayside. Prior to joining QCC, Steve practiced law with a concentration in real estate and title insurance. Steve has served as counsel to several title insurance companies, was the Chairman of the Reformed Church in America's New York Synod Judicial Business Committee. Steve has taught at LIU's School of Continuing Ed and frequently lecturers on real estate topics for the National Business Institute. Steve earned his BBA in Banking and Finance from Hostra and his JD from Touro.
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