One of Deanne DeMarco’s special guests for her high-energy radio show is Kim Nelson who landed the “shark” Barbara Corcoran to be her mentor and investor. Kim, CEO of Daisy Cakes, was one of the featured Entrepreneurs on one of the most high-profile TV shows in America—ABC’s hit TV show, “Shark Tank.”

Kim Nelson and Business Executive Nancy Joyce join Deanne Demarco on Thursday’s episode of “Today’s Inspiring Women,” the uplifting and entertaining hour-long show which airs weekly at 12 noon Pacific on the VoiceAmerica Empowerment Radio network, Thursday, June 26, 2014.

Barbara Corcoran, who is Kim Nelson’s mentor, runs The Corcoran Group, a multi-Billion-dollar business, the biggest real estate empire in New York.

As one of the “Sharks” on “Shark Tank,” Barbara has ponied up her own money and invested in Kim Nelson’s Daisy Cake business in 2011, then shepherding her business to success. Kim say’s that Barbara was able to re-coop her money within in few months of working together. Along with the help of her business partner, Barbara Corcoran, many opportunities have come her way. She has appeared on Anderson Cooper, ABC World News, Today Show, and Daisy Cakes have been featured on “The Price is Right,” and “Wheel of Fortune”. These delicious cakes follow her blue ribbon tradition, shipped directly from her kitchen to yours.

Deanne DeMarco asks Kim about her career and the best advice for entrepreneurs starting, growing, and converting ideas and “dreams” into fortunes. She asks Kim about how she got started and the business learning curves she experienced. Deanne also asks Kim about the business lessons she has learned and about being successful. And, of course, she gets Kim to reveal some “Shark Tank” behind the scenes stories and success secrets.

The special guest for the second half of Deanne’s show is business executive, Nancy Joyce. Nancy specializes in the art of Authentic Self Promotion. Nancy Joyce has led division and strategic initiatives for Gilt Groups, Digitas, Double-Click (now Google) and Apple Computer. Nancy was Vice President for Double-Click and currently sits on the board for a startup founded by Dr. Mehmet Oz.

She seeks Nancy’s advice for building a personal brand and the importance of self-promotion in the workplace. She asks Nancy for specific examples on how to self-promote correctly and how to network effectively. Deanne will also ask Nancy about showing leadership in meetings and some strategies that women can use.

Nancy Joyce is a business executive, Internet entrepreneur and expert in teaching women the art of self-promotion. Nancys coaching and training courses on Authentic Self Promotion for women are the first to focus directly on this career defining skill . Through her consulting firm, Joyce Advisors, or directly as an executive Nancy has led divisions and strategic initiatives for Gilt Groupe, Digitas, DoubleClick (now Google), RUI Apple Computer as well as start ups financed by Bain Capital. Nancy sits on the board of, a start up founded by Dr. Mehmet Oz. She is a graduate of Georgetown University and the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. Nancy speaks six languages. She lives outside of Boston, MA with her husband and two daughters

Deanne DeMarco, who has 20 successful years as a business coach, speech coach and keynote speaker, said, “Each week I interview extraordinary and inspiring women who may not be household names but are business and entrepreneurial rising stars. For this show I’m delighted to have two of the best-known businesswomen in America share time with me and my audience.”

Kim Nelson and Nancy Joyce. What a powerful combination. Don’t miss “Today’s Inspiring Women.” Thursday at noon Pacific on the VoiceAmerica Empowerment Channel Radio

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