Business Coach and Golden Gavel Award Winner and EdTech Startup Team Up

Business Coach and Golden Gavel Award Winner and EdTech Startup Team Up

LOS ANGELES, CA – Golden Gavel Award-winning speaker, Jim Cathcart, has teamed up with business coaching startup to bring engaging and practical business trainings to the world. Cathcart, a world-renowned motivational speaker, business coach and 2012 Sales & Marketing Hall of Fame (London/Paris) inductee, has been the speaker and trainer of choice for some of the world’s most successful companies including Marriott Hotels, Century 21, the American Medical Association, IBM, Farmers Insurance Group, Thrifty Rent-a-Car, United Van Lines, Sony, Pacific Mutual and many others. His expertise led him to be named as one of the Top Sales Influencers of 2014 by Top Sales World Magazine based in London & Paris. Now Cathcart shares his experience and expertise with subscribers on

For five consecutive years, Cathcart was selected as one of the Top 5 Speakers on Sales & Service in an online survey of over 14,000 people. He has delivered more than 3,000 presentations over his 39-year professional speaking career. Cathcart has had the opportunity to speak to audiences in every state of the United States, most Canadian provinces and countries from Scotland to Singapore. Some of his most recent international trainings have placed him in front of business leaders in Bali, Indonesia; Toulouse, France and Macau, China. Cathcart’s TEDx talk entitled, How to Believe in Yourself, ranks in their Top 1% worldwide gaining 320,000 views in just over 1 year.

Jim Cathcart’s partnership with Thrive15 adds years of practical sales and speaking experience to an already robust video library alongside courses from other industry leaders such as former Walt Disney World® Resort executive vice-president, Lee Cockerell, and NBA Hall of Fame basketball player, David Robinson. Some of Cathcart’s courses found on the site include 7 Natural Values: Reading People, The Daily Thought Diet, Goal-Setting Mastery, You Have Greatness Within You, Powerful Moves to Grow Your Business This Year and many others.

Business Coach: NBA Hall of Famer Partners with Online Educational Platform

SAN ANTONIO, TX – NBA Hall of Fame basketball player and two-time NBA Champion, David Robinson, has partnered with edtech startup Robinson, the founder of Carver Academy in San Antonio, has a passion for education and his partnership with echoes his heart for helping people reach their goals.

Robinson, who is best known for his career in the NBA and as part of the 1992 U.S. men’s Olympic basketball team (nicknamed the Dream Team), has also continued to be successful off the court as an entrepreneur and businessman. In 2007, Robinson co-founded the Admiral Capital Group, a private equity firm whose portfolio includes several upscale hotels, Academy Sports + Outdoors, a sports retailer, and Centerplate, one of the largest hospitality companies in the world. The Admiral Capital Group has grown to be worth over $250 million.

Robinson’s partnership with the educational platform allows the average person access to the experience and practical wisdom of influential business leaders. Some of his online courses cover topics such as Saving Money, Buying Opportunities, The George Washington Carver Story, Getting Sued: If You’re In Business Long Enough You Will Get Sued, Candor Must Be Constant, and The Process of Becoming an Effective Leader.

As well as his business trainings, Robinson, a U.S. Naval Academy alumnus and business coach, and have partnered with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Hiring Our Heroes Program to provide free entrepreneurship training to America’s military. According to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Survey of Small Business Owners, approximately 2.45 million businesses are veteran owned and 13.2 percent of veterans are self-employed. This program provides a free subscription to a U.S. veteran or active-duty service member and their spouse for every subscription to

Business Coach: Thrive15 and PR Expert Team Up to Provide Practical Business Training

LOS ANGELES, CA – Public relations expert, Michael Levine, and edtech startup,, have teamed up to create practical marketing training for entrepreneurs, business owners and marketers around the world. is an online educational platform for people looking to start or grow a business by providing access to successful mentors and immediately applicable best-practice business principles.

Levine, a New York Times bestselling author, founded Levine Communications Office in 1983 which has represented a record-setting 58 Academy Award winners, 34 Grammy Award winners and 41 New York Times best sellers. Some of his clients include the late Michael Jackson, Dave Chappelle, Nike, Sean “Diddy” Combs, Pizza Hut, Cameron Diaz, Prince and countless other celebrities and top brands.

To compliment his experience as a publicist, Levine has also authored 19 books including the wildly popular Guerrilla PR 2.0 and Broken Windows, Broken Business and is a frequent guest on many media outlets including NBC’s “The Today Show” and ABC’s “Good Morning America.” Levine adds to an already star-studded lineup of mentors on the web-based educational platform, including NBA Hall of Famer, David Robinson, former Walt Disney World® Resort executive Vice-President and management expert, Lee Cockerell and bestselling and Pulitzer Prize-nominated author, Clifton Taulbert.

Levine, one of the most efficient managers in the world of PR, and phenomenal business coach, can be found on the site teaching courses such as, 12 Characteristics of Super Successful People, The Advantage of Disadvantage, Public Relations 101 | PR Vs. Marketing and Public Relations 101: Basic Training. In one training, Levine shares his perspective on marketing and PR – the Tiffany Box Theory; “A gift delivered in a box from Tiffany’s will have a higher perceived value than one in no box or a plain box.”

Levine’s practical courses cover everything one would need to know to successfully get started in the world of public relations and marketing. More information regarding Levine and, please visit


December 7th, 2017


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