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Jeff Ostroff is an experienced, versatile marketing and communications executive. He currently hosts and produces two podcasts which he created, “Looking Forward: Opportunities for Job, Career, Business, and Investment Seekers,” and “Health Care on the Horizon.” He’s a co-host for the “MyMacD Life” podcast, which is about macular degeneration.

Jeff’s also a podcast creator/consultant, voice-over talent, event host/facilitator, producer of audio or video business “spotlight” promos, and a seniors’ (silver) marketing advisor. Jeff’s first career was focused primarily on seniors, health care, travel, and marketing. He’s the author of the Prentice-Hall Book, “Successful Marketing to the 50+ Consumer” (Prentice-Hall.)

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This Futurist Sees Huge Opportunities Driven By Major Global Trends!! &Raquo; F51C80F4 0Aa9 475E Af96 702295042D70 4 3Cec 42Ac B925 D297Ea82C
THIS FUTURIST SEES HUGE OPPORTUNITIES DRIVEN BY MAJOR GLOBAL TRENDS!!

Hi everyone! Did you know the future is ripe with opportunities for those who understand both the big and lesser-known global trends?  And who’s more credible in telling us that than futurist, Chet…

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Hi everyone! Did you know the future is ripe with opportunities for those who understand both the big and lesser-known global trends?  And who’s more credible in telling us that than futurist, Chet Sisk? In this first of two episodes, Chet begins to lay out where he sees opportunities, plus the why and how of that. He’ll do more of this in Part 2. In Part 1, Chet speaks about (1) what futurists do, and how it's applied by those who hire them, (2) the role that "change" plays, and how we must embrace it to see the possibilities around and ahead of us, (3) some of the important global trend…

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Senior-Level Execs: Many Jobs Out There-- An Expert’s Approach To Land Them… And Others! &Raquo; F51C80F4 0Aa9 475E Af96 702295042D70 4 3Cec 42Ac B925 D297Ea82C
Senior-Level Execs: Many Jobs Out There– An Expert’s Approach to Land Them… and Others!

Hi everyone. Do you know the best strategies to land a good job in today’s job market? If that’s of interest to you, you’ll definitely want to hear what my guest expert, Richard Triggs, says. Wh…

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Hi everyone. Do you know the best strategies to land a good job in today’s job market? If that’s of interest to you, you’ll definitely want to hear what my guest expert, Richard Triggs, says. While Richard’s focus today will be on finding a job as a senior executive, you’ll find much of what he speaks about is applicable to almost any job and career seeker.Among other things, on this episode Richards speaks about (1) the biggest trends occurring in the world of executive recruiting these days, (2) some differences among countries in what employers look for when recruiting, (3) AI's p…

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Social Enterprise And Market-Based Solutions: A Marriage Of Opportunity For Everyone! &Raquo; F51C80F4 0Aa9 475E Af96 702295042D70 4 3Cec 42Ac B925 D297Ea82C
Social Enterprise and Market-Based Solutions: A Marriage of Opportunity for Everyone!

Hi everyone.Did you know there’s a global movement to solve some of our world’s biggest problems by helping those with the greatest needs become self-sufficient? This movement is being led by all …

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Hi everyone.Did you know there’s a global movement to solve some of our world’s biggest problems by helping those with the greatest needs become self-sufficient? This movement is being led by all kinds of people and organizations: nonprofits, for profits, specialists, technicians, entrepreneurs, and investors. My guest expert on this episode, Dr. Courtney Cash, is one of those leading the way in these social entrepreneurship endeavors. On this episode, Courtney discusses such things as (1) how market-based solutions and social enterprise are being used to help solve some of the world's big…

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Artificial Intelligence: This Expert Sees Opportunities Almost Everywhere! &Raquo; F51C80F4 0Aa9 475E Af96 702295042D70 4 3Cec 42Ac B925 D297Ea82C
Artificial Intelligence: This Expert Sees Opportunities Almost Everywhere!

Hi everyone.Over the past couple of years or so, millions and millions of people have become aware of the presence of artificial intelligence. Like the Internet itself, AI promises to be a major part…

Hi everyone.Over the…

Hi everyone.Over the past couple of years or so, millions and millions of people have become aware of the presence of artificial intelligence. Like the Internet itself, AI promises to be a major part of our business and personal lives for decades to come. But how much do we know about all the opportunities AI is and will create? My guest expert, Manuj Aggarwal, enthusiastically discusses these opportunities and much more on this episode. Listen as Manuj speaks about such things as (1) when AI first began to take off as companies like Amazon, Tesla, and Facebook recognized and capitalized o…

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Aquatech: Where Water And Lots Of Opportunities Meet!! &Raquo; Sl7Rppw0Ur0Uab6Xxbhzwlbl
Aquatech: Where Water and Lots of Opportunities Meet!!

Hi everyone.We all know that water is vital for all of us. But did you realize there are huge opportunities out there for those who, among other things, can help recycle water or remove the waste from…

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Hi everyone.We all know that water is vital for all of us. But did you realize there are huge opportunities out there for those who, among other things, can help recycle water or remove the waste from it?? My guest expert, Riggs Eckelberry, discusses these opportunities and much more on this episode. On the episode Riggs speaks about such things as (1) the challenges our present water infrastructure faces both in the U.S. and around the globe, (2) the "perfect storm" that's driving these challenges, and (3) who it is, by far, that demands the most water, and why that's "where the money is." …

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The Bioeconomy: A Worldwide Effort Valued At Trillions Of Dollars… Creating Lots Of Opportunities!! &Raquo; Kpyjmbq9Qczr Amsqlsr5Pwa
The Bioeconomy: A Worldwide Effort Valued at Trillions of Dollars… Creating Lots of Opportunities!!

Hi everyone. Before we move on to this episode, I wanted to let you know about our next Looking Forward® Encore "Ask Me Anything" live event. This is the venue where you get to ask guest experts who'…

Hi everyone. Before …

Hi everyone. Before we move on to this episode, I wanted to let you know about our next Looking Forward® Encore "Ask Me Anything" live event. This is the venue where you get to ask guest experts who've been on Looking Forward YOUR questions. Our next live event will be Wednesday, November 15th, at noon ET. My guest expert will be Phil Cooper, who's been in the pet industry for nearly 60 years! Phil will discuss some of the opportunities in the pet industry and then take your questions. If you've heard Phil on the Looking podcast, you know he's a recognized expert on global opportunities in t…

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Personal Virtual Assistants: Lots Of Opportunities If You Know What You Want… And Where To Find It! &Raquo; 511T Mrohqna3Qvkvzfah718
Personal Virtual Assistants: Lots of Opportunities if You Know What You Want… and Where to Find it!

Hi everyone. Before we move on to this episode, I have some exciting news to share with you! We are now holding live Looking Forward® Encore "Ask Me Anything" events where you get to ask guest expert…

Hi everyone. Before …

Hi everyone. Before we move on to this episode, I have some exciting news to share with you! We are now holding live Looking Forward® Encore "Ask Me Anything" events where you get to ask guest experts who've been on the podcast YOUR questions. Our second event, to be held at noon ET on Wed., October 25th, will feature Loren McDonald, who will take questions about OPPORTUNITIES in the electric vehicle industry. If you've heard Loren on the Looking Forward podcast, you know he's a recognized expert on global opportunities in the EV space! You can join us by registering here. https://jeff-ostrof…

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Moving Freight— A Global Opportunity That’s On The Move! &Raquo; 3L1Lijpdzumun5Appjkafhb
Moving Freight— A Global Opportunity That’s on the Move!

Hi everyone. Did you know there’s a multi-billion-dollar GLOBAL opportunity in the transportation industry?  It happens to be one that’s not widely known. It has to do with shipping freight and, …

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Hi everyone. Did you know there’s a multi-billion-dollar GLOBAL opportunity in the transportation industry?  It happens to be one that’s not widely known. It has to do with shipping freight and, in this case, with those who help to do that, otherwise known as freight brokers. My guest expert, Jason Bauch, owns businesses which focus on freight brokering. On this episode, Jason speaks about (1) his unusual path to getting involved in freight brokering, (2) some of the biggest changes and challenges taking place in the freight brokering space, (3) the global nature of the business, and (4)…

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Pets Anyone? A Multi-Billion Dollar Industry That Continues To Explode!! &Raquo; Ujuv9Pbqbl21Xlosbwukitnl
Pets Anyone? A Multi-BILLION Dollar Industry that Continues to Explode!!

Hi, Looking Forward® podcast listeners! Are you a pet owner? Hundreds of millions of people all over the world are. Whether you own a pet or not, there are enormous opportunities out there for you in…

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Hi, Looking Forward® podcast listeners! Are you a pet owner? Hundreds of millions of people all over the world are. Whether you own a pet or not, there are enormous opportunities out there for you in the pet industry, which is, by the way, a $30 BILLION industry! Having been involved in all aspects of the pet industry for 57 years, my guest expert, Phil Cooper, knows all about these opportunities. Among other things, you'll hear Phil speak about (1) the latest trends in pet ownership, products, services, and spending, (2) one major part of the world where the pet industry is growing in leaps …

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Commercial Real Estate + Clean Technology= Huge Opportunities For You! &Raquo; Wbqf9Aka95Reqn5Glyjbve W
Commercial Real Estate + Clean Technology= Huge Opportunities for You!

Hi everyone. Did you know that buildings are responsible for 40% of greenhouse gas emissions, and that of all the buildings that will exist in 2040, 2/3 already exist today? Well it turns out, that cr…

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Hi everyone. Did you know that buildings are responsible for 40% of greenhouse gas emissions, and that of all the buildings that will exist in 2040, 2/3 already exist today? Well it turns out, that creates enormous opportunities for those who want to remove the carbon from those buildings. My guest expert, Owen Barrett, serial entrepreneur, and founder and president of Rayven, speaks with me about these opportunities and much more on this episode. Among other things, Owen discusses (1) what the impetus was for him to get involved in decarbonizing commercial real estate properties, (2) one majo…

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Saas- Where An Expert And Venture Capitalist Sees Lots Of Opportunities! &Raquo; F51C80F4 0Aa9 475E Af96 702295042D70 4 3Cec 42Ac B925 D297Ea82C
SaaS- Where An Expert and Venture Capitalist Sees Lots of Opportunities!

Hi everyone. Did you know that several trends have put us at the doorstep of opportunities for people who work with, start businesses, or invest in SAAS products and services? That’s SAAS, as in "so…

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Hi everyone. Did you know that several trends have put us at the doorstep of opportunities for people who work with, start businesses, or invest in SAAS products and services? That’s SAAS, as in "software as a service." My guest expert, Maia Benson, Managing Director at Forum Ventures, speaks about these opportunities and much more on this episode. Among other things, Maia speaks about (1) the origins of SaaS, (2) some of the biggest trends affecting SaaS these days, (3) global differences in SaaS, and (4) the exciting future waiting just around the corner for us, both personally and profess…

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Lots Of Opportunities In The Grant Writing And Grant Funding Space! &Raquo;
Lots of Opportunities in the Grant Writing and Grant Funding Space!

Hi everyone. Did you know that billions and billions of dollars in grant monies are awarded every year around the world? And did you also know that-- with these grants-- come a huge number of opportun…

Hi everyone. Did you…

Hi everyone. Did you know that billions and billions of dollars in grant monies are awarded every year around the world? And did you also know that-- with these grants-- come a huge number of opportunities for people involved in funding grants or implementing them? My guest expert, Teresa Huff, speaks about these opportunities and much more on this episode. Among other things, Teresa talks about (1) Who are the major players in grant making and grant receiving? (2) What skills does one need to be a successful grant writer? (3) What are some trends in grant writing and grant funding these days?…

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Global Opportunities In Robotics, Ai, And Lots More To Educate K-12 Students &Raquo; F51C80F4 0Aa9 475E Af96 702295042D70 4 3Cec 42Ac B925 D297Ea82C
Global Opportunities in Robotics, AI, and Lots More to Educate K-12 Students

Hi everyone. I’ll bet you knew that there were teacher shortages in K-12 schools around the world? But how familiar are you with the opportunities AI and digital technology are creating for those wh…

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Hi everyone. I’ll bet you knew that there were teacher shortages in K-12 schools around the world? But how familiar are you with the opportunities AI and digital technology are creating for those who want to serve teachers, school administrators, and students across the globe?  My guest expert, Eric Sheninger, speaks about this and other great opportunities in the field of education on this episode.Among other things, Eric talks about (1) What are some major global trends taking place in K-12 education? (2) What are some of the opportunities that offers for job, career, business, and invest…

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The Supply Chain- Creating A Global Demand For Experts... And Opportunities &Raquo; T Bcq1Yg954Uys Avqaek0Id
The Supply Chain- Creating a Global Demand for Experts… and Opportunities

Hi everyone. Before I spoke with today’s guest expert, Martin Bullen, I didn’t know very much about supply chains. Do you? But after speaking with him, I’ve not only learned what a supply chain …

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Hi everyone. Before I spoke with today’s guest expert, Martin Bullen, I didn’t know very much about supply chains. Do you? But after speaking with him, I’ve not only learned what a supply chain is, I’ve learned about so many opportunities that supply chain management offers to anyone from freelancers to corporations of any size. Among other things, Martin talks about (1) What is a supply chain? (2) What are some of the major global trends in supply chain management? and (3) What developments we may see in the near future involving supply chains? Most importantly, and typical of all Loo…

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Lab Testing: We’re At The Forefront Of Major Advances! &Raquo; Yjdbv6Vximb1 Fw4Pjsliw9J
Lab Testing: We’re at the Forefront of Major Advances!

Hi everyone. Is it time for improvements to be made in how lab tests are performed and communicated? And could getting the results of a lab test promptly and accurately be a matter of life or death? Y…

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Hi everyone. Is it time for improvements to be made in how lab tests are performed and communicated? And could getting the results of a lab test promptly and accurately be a matter of life or death? You betcha’s the answer to these questions, at least according to my guest expert on this episode. That's Nathan Keele. Nate is at the forefront of lab testing. To learn what he has to say about lab testing, and some of the advances we’re seeing-- and are likely to see-- in that space, you'll definitely want to listen to this episode of Health Care on the Horizon.Among other things, Nate spea…

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Episode #123- Buying A Business: Several Trends=Great Opportunities… In The U.s. And Worldwide! &Raquo;
Episode #123- Buying a Business: Several Trends=Great Opportunities… in the U.S. and Worldwide!

Hi everyone. Did you know that several trends are combining to make this a fantastic time to buy a small or medium-sized business? And did you know that having enough money to buy a business may not b…

Hi everyone. Did you…

Hi everyone. Did you know that several trends are combining to make this a fantastic time to buy a small or medium-sized business? And did you know that having enough money to buy a business may not be the obstacle you think it is?  If this topic interests you, please listen to what my guest expert, entrepreneur and business acquisition specialist, Jonathan Jay, of Dealmakers.co.uk has to say on this episode of Looking Forward: Opportunities for Job, Career, Business, and Investment Seekers.Among other things, Jonathan talks about (1) three major trends that have combined to make this a fanta…

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Strokes: We’ve Made Great Strides-- Yet Much Is Still Up To Us &Raquo; 0Ymvhhelle6Hd Qqvmj6Uhz
Strokes: We’ve Made Great Strides– Yet Much is Still Up to Us

Hi everyone. Have you or someone you care about had a stroke? Or maybe you’re at risk of a stroke because of your health... or your family history? Regardless, do you know what you can do to help pr…

Hi everyone. Have yo…

Hi everyone. Have you or someone you care about had a stroke? Or maybe you’re at risk of a stroke because of your health... or your family history? Regardless, do you know what you can do to help prevent a stroke.. or minimize the damage caused by one?  My guest expert, Dr. Pam Duncan, has spent 50 years focusing on strokes. If you want to learn what she has to say about strokes-- and some of the advances we’ve seen and may yet see in preventing, diagnosing, or treating strokes-- you'll surely enjoy this episode of Health Care on the Horizon.Among other things, Pam speaks about (1) the tw…

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Fractional Leadership: A Growing Opportunity For Experienced Executives And The Businesses Who Use Them!! &Raquo; F51C80F4 0Aa9 475E Af96 702295042D70 4 3Cec 42Ac B925 D297Ea82C
Fractional Leadership: A Growing Opportunity for Experienced Executives and the Businesses Who Use Them!!

Hi everyone. Do you know what a fractional executive is? Are you someone who has the expertise to become one? Or, are you a start-up, small-to-mid-sized business, or nonprofit who could save time and …

Hi everyone. Do you …

Hi everyone. Do you know what a fractional executive is? Are you someone who has the expertise to become one? Or, are you a start-up, small-to-mid-sized business, or nonprofit who could save time and money by using a fractional executive? If this interests you, please listen to what my guest expert, fractional executive Greg Plum of Partner Ready, has to say on this episode of Looking Forward: Opportunities for Job, Career, Business, and Investment Seekers.Among other things, Greg talks about (1) what a fractional leader (executive) is, (2) why the trend is heading north in using fractional ex…

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