Leaders: How's Your AI Readiness Score?
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Jonathan Goodman, the founder of Halyard Consulting and Trigonal Gallery, asks the question, “How’s your AI Readiness Score?” as we dive into a discussion about his journey as an entrepreneur and the integration of AI in his businesses. He shares his passion for art and futurism, highlighting his ability to stay ahead of trends and technologies. Jonathan emphasizes the importance of networking, having a strong sales pitch, and leveraging AI to enhance business proposals. He explains how AI has revolutionized his work, allowing him to provide tailored solutions for his clients. Jonathan also addresses the concerns and limitations of AI and offers advice for entrepreneurs looking to embrace this technology.


In this conversation, Jonathan Goodman and Rick discuss the process of building a successful online business. They cover topics such as finding your niche, creating valuable content, building an engaged community, and monetizing your online business.


  • Stay ahead of trends and technologies to drive innovation in your business.
  • Networking and having a strong sales pitch are crucial for success.
  • AI can revolutionize business proposals and provide tailored solutions for clients.
  • Believe in yourself and leverage available resources to achieve success as an entrepreneur.
  • Building an online business requires finding your niche and target audience.
  • Creating valuable content is essential for attracting and retaining an audience.
  • Building an engaged community is crucial for the success of your online business.
  • There are various ways to monetize your online business, such as selling products or services, affiliate marketing, and advertising.


  • 00:00: Introduction and Background
  • 03:08: Passion for Art and Futurism
  • 04:11: Tools for Success
  • 07:36: Networking and Sales Pitch
  • 09:36: Halyard Consulting and AI Readiness Score
  • 11:06: Benefits of AI in Business Proposals
  • 15:13: AI Readiness Score
  • 23:07: Limitations and Concerns of AI
  • 25:46: Future of AI and Professional Services
  • 34:02: Advice for Entrepreneurs
  • 37:31: Giveaway and Book Release
  • 38:33: Closing Remarks
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Jonathan is a seasoned entrepreneur and visionary in the technology sector with over thirty years of experience. His educational background is as diverse as his career, holding a Bachelor’s in Graphic Design from Ringling College, a Master of Science from the College of New Rochelle, and an MBA from Fairleigh Dickinson University.

He was at the forefront of the Internet revolution with EarthWeb in the 90s and played a crucial role in revenue generation at Suburban Propane post the Dot.com crash. Today, Jonathan is the driving force behind Trigonal, transforming it into an innovative e-commerce platform that merges fashion, home decor, and artificial intelligence.

An expert in eCommerce, AI, and business growth strategies, Jonathan is not just shaping the future of technology and business, but also passionately contributing to discussions that redefine the intersection of art and tech.


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