Akron/Canton small business help and advice is available from the following Akron/Canton BizTV Show Hosts through their quick tip video episodes to help you grow your business or improve the quality of your life.

The elite network of Akron/Canton BizTV Shows host experts include:
Brian AlquistBrian Alquist is the founder of 1Direction Inc., an ActionCOACH business coaching company located in northeast Ohio. Brian specializes in professional business coaching services for small business owners in the region, and particularly those that are results-oriented and aspire to high-impact growth and business transition strategies. Business partners and colleagues know Brian as a trusted, organized, highly energetic, and competent professional who gets things done.

Brian is a business executive turned-entrepreneur with more than 30 years of experience with a BS Degree in Chemical Engineering from Grove City College and an MBA from Baldwin Wallace College. He holds certifications from Case Western Reserve University, ActionCOACH, and The DeBono Institute. He is active in the Northeast Ohio community and is a frequent volunteer with various charities and institutes.

Brian is a coach, trainer, speaker and facilitator whose affordable group and individual programs are designed to deliver high-impact results for small business owners and their teams.

Learn more about Brian Alquist at Action Coach Brian Alquist, and also on Facebook and Linked-In.



Leanne CannonLeanne Cannon is a nationally recognized author, motivational speaker, business trainer and coach. She is the President and Founder of Dream Achievers Unlimited, a personal development and business coaching company. Leanne has a true passion for helping people explore their own potential and believe that, despite all odds, virtually anything is attainable for them, and that they can realize their dreams. Leanne has been inspiring entrepreneurs, small business owners and sales professionals through motivational speaking and business training/coaching for over 20 years.

When she was a Broadcast Executive for the Television Success Channel TPN, she worked in association with some of the world’s greatest business mentors in the personal development industry, such as Brian Tracy, Les Brown, Jim Rohn and many others. She also worked with Executive Consulting Services, whose clients included international corporations such as Lockheed Martin and Meryl Lynch. Today, she works primarily with Entrepreneurs, Small Business Owners, and Sales Professionals along with high school and college students.

Learn more about Leanne Cannon at Dream Achievers Unlimited, and also on Facebook, Linked-In and Twitter.


Karen LeonardKaren Leonard is the Co-Founder and Chief Marketing Officer of Innovative Global Vision, Inc. (IGV), a website design and digital marketing company in Ohio.

With over 15 years’ of experience in the IT field, Karen has a passion for helping small businesses grow. She works closely with her extraordinarily talented team of developers, designers and marketing specialists to help small businesses increase profits through their website and build deeper, more profitable relationships through the use of online marketing tools.

Karen is also sits on the board for WINCleavlend as the Marketing Director.

Learn more about Karen Leonard at Innovative Global Vision, Inc., and also on Facebook, Linked-In and Twitter.