Author: Bill Connolly

Bill Connolly is a marketing/branding expert, career adviser, and professional improv comedian. Bill is also the author of the book, “Funny Business: Build Your Soft Skills Through Comedy” (July 2013), and host of a radio show by the same name on the UR Business Network. He is an actor at Boston's Improv Asylum, and performs regularly with the group What Up D'oh. Bill resides in New York City.
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Taking Action: An Interview with LVLXIII CEO Antonio Brown

Recently, I had the opportunity to connect with Antonio Brown, one of the hottest young fashion designers in the market. He is the founder and CEO of the premium men’s fashion brand, LVL XIII (pronounced ‘Level 13’), that recently launched a line of high-end sneakers that is getting a lot of attention. Celebrities such as …

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Surviving the Shark Tank: An Interview with Julie Busha

Recently, I had the privilege of connecting with Julie Busha, the founder of the popular condiment brand Slawsa. Slawsa is a unique cross between a “slaw” and “salsa” that is all-natural, fat-free, cholesterol-free, gluten-free, low in sodium and kosher. Julie was featured on ABC’s Shark Tank, and though she didn’t receive funding, was the recipient …

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Re-Defining Religion: An Interview with Allison Josephs

Recently, I had the privilege of speaking with Allison Josephs. Allison is a noted speaker, spiritual leader, and the founder of “Jew in the City,” an organization dedicated to re-branding Orthodox Jews and Judaism through the world using digital media. Last month, the organization held its second annual “Top 10 Jewish All-Stars Awards and Red …

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Life on Stage: An Interview with Comedian David Siegel

Recently, I had the privilege of sitting down with comedian David Siegel. David is an improvisational comedian based in New York City, and an instructor at the Upright Citizen’s Brigade. David is also a political impersonator, who’s impression of John McCain won Denny’s national “Vote For Real” competition in 2008. I was fortunate enough to …

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Lessons From the American Revolution: An Interview with Fox News’ Brian Kilmeade

Recently, I had the pleasure of speaking with Brian Kilmeade, cohost of Fox News Channels Fox & Friends, host of the nationally syndicated radio show Kilmeade & Friends, and most recently, co-author (along with Don Yaeger) of George Washington’s Secret Six: The Spy Ring That Saved the American Revolution. In this book, Brian shares the …