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Starting Your Own Small Business
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Are you considering starting your own small business? Before you do, Frank has some common misconceptions you should be aware of first. He also has some ways you can raise capital to get started. Then - an interview with of Vistage, Chicago's Leading Chief Executive Organization
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Consult Us on Business: A Plan or Pandering?
Frank revisits the President’s jobs program, and his plan to tax millionaires to pay for it. Is it a real plan, or just political posturing?
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Consult Us on Business: John Page
Our featured guest is John Page, the Chairman of Chicago’s Vistage International. We’ll be speaking to him about what Vistage does, why it is important to small business, and also gives a little insight about what happens during their meetings.
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Consult Us on Business: John Page Part Two
In part two, John gives us some more details about the workings of Vistage, including how it helps its members, and why you should consider them over their competitors. Then - John tells us what Vistage’s members think of the state of the economy
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Consult Us on Business: Misconceptions & Money
Frank reveals more about some common misconceptions about starting your own business. Then - you want to start a business, but you need startup cash. So where do you get it?
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Guest(s) Appearing on this Episode
John Page
I earned simultaneous degrees from The Pennsylvania State University—a B.A. in Science and B.S. in Health Planning/Policy & Administration. I also have a MSHS graduate degree in Industrial & Systems Engineering/Health Systems from the Georgia Institute of Technology. My faculty and academic advisory board appointments have included:
  • Uniformed Services University School of Medicine
  • University of Illinois Chicago, Graduate Program in Business
  • Administration/Bioengineering and Healthcare Information Management
  • University of Alabama, Graduate Program in Healthcare Information Management
My various board appointments include:
  • Diveheart Foundation Board of Directors
  • Children's Neuroblastoma Cancer Foundation Board of Directors
  • WHO (World Health Organization) Oncology Committee Advisory Board
  • The Council of Healthcare Advisors
  • CURE (Cancer Updates, Research & Education)
  • San Diego Citywide Convention Center Advisory Board
My community service includes participating in:
  • Downers Grove Human Services Commission
  • March of Dimes Operations Advisor
  • United Way Chair
  • Junior Achievement Advisor
I am the recipient of a healthcare IT industry award created in my honor (the "John A. Page / Outstanding Industry Service Award") and I am a lifetime member and fellow of HIMSS (Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society). I have conducted more than 150 speaker/keynote presentations to national and international audiences and am the author of more than 175 publications, including book chapters, feature articles and technical papers. In my spare time I enjoy scuba diving, yoga, Penn State football, underwater photography, advocacy/volunteering and Masonic and other philanthropic endeavors.


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