Focus on Business Radio

Our Format

Focus on Business features topics, guests, or panels of guests. Each program focuses on a single topic.

Guests may be live in studio, by phone, or pre-recorded.

Our Story

Focus on Business launced September 2013. We have had over 100 guests since going on air on WCOM FM in Chapel Hill/Carrboro, NC.

Our guests are local, regional, national, and international.  Our guests all share a passion for business and are eager to share their stories, expertise, and lessons learned.

Lea Strickland Author

Meet Your Host

Lea Strickland is a recognized and respected business consultant, speaker, author, columnist and radio show host . She has published over 800 articles in national and international publications including:

  • Fast Company
  • Entrepreneur Magazine
  • American Management Associations’s MWorld,
  • MainStreet.com
  • TheStreet.com
  • FoxBusiness.com
  • Sales and Service Excellence, and regional publications including WRAL Techwire.

She has worked with over 500 for profit and non-profit organizations to start and build successful organizations.

As an entrepreneur and dynamic speaker, Lea shares her real life experience as a business owner and consultant using life lessons. Lea’s experience working with small businesses, university spinouts, as well as multinational and international corporations to develop a competitive advantage through how you do business.

Lea is committed to developing business owners, leaders ,and professionals who have well-defined core values and understand how to do business profitably while maintaining their values. Lea’s focus is on providing high quality resources and training for personal and professional growth. Her client companies have raised over $500 million in private investment and government funding.

Lea’s philosophy is that “success is a product of clear values, well-defined goals and hard work”.


Invite Lea to Speak

Lea is available for speaking engagements. If you would like Lea to speak at your next event, please use the contact form on this site to extend an invitation.

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