Technology for Public (and Private) Safety and Security

It’s our monthly show dedicated to Tech…what do you need to know that could help or impact your micro-enterprise? Don Zoufal is a subject matter expert in Homeland Security, Public Safety and Emergency Policy, Planning and Operations.

A retired US Army Colonel and legal advisor to the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police, he’s also a micro-entrepreneur, as President and Founder of CrowZnest Consulting.

We’ll find out what we should be watching in our own businesses, and who is using what to watch us!


From “What Now?” to China’s Biggest Travel Influencer

Hear how ZJ created became the most popular tourism influencer on WeChat (there are 1B users in China) with his livestream program, “Travel with ZJ.” ZJ shares Chinese language video updates with his 120K followers in China and another 11K in the US. Listen to this tale of international, multi-lingual resilience and rebound for this travel vlogger, live-streamer, and self-proclaimed foodie (and winner of the “Good Eating Award”)


It’s YOUR Vision…Make it FABULOUS!

Christopher Clinton Conway is a globally-engaged nonprofit leader, serving iconic nonprofit institutions and high-net-worth individuals, in pursuit of meaningful impact and lasting change. He’s built his business as a jet-setting globetrotter with offices in LA, Chicago and Dublin, building meaningful connections and capturing micro-moments of beauty along the way. Bold in character, style and profound positive impact, hear how Christopher is living the dream, his dream, by design.


Do it scared: How Relationships and Cold Calls Equals Success

Let’s talk about the power of cold calls and how to swallow the fear to make them!

Valerie Leonard is the host of the Nonprofit Utopia Live podcast and founder of Nonprofit Utopia, LLC. She teaches entrepreneurship and new ventures at Roosevelt University and Nonprofit Operations Management at UIC.

Hear how she layers multiple “products” from memberships to leadership coaching to consulting and teaching, to build a thriving business.