The Entrepreneur Hot Seat is a podcast for entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs to hear stories from other entrepreneurs, the different types of businesses out there and the challenges other entrepreneurs are facing and what they are doing to overcome those challenges. In each episode, I will interview a different entrepreneur (some very successful, some just starting out) to learn about their business, their vision and goals as well as what they are struggling with and try to pull some lessons from the conversation.
Hrag is the head of business operations at Henry's House of Coffee in San Francisco. After a long career in corporate America where he worked in corporate finance and operations for companies like Blue Shield and Triple A, he decided to leave corporate America in 2013 to join his family's coffee roasting business. Since then he has learned a ton about being out on his own trying to implement change and growth in traditional business.
Dr. Gay Hendricks has been a leader in the fields of relationship transformation and bodymind transformation for more than 45 years now. After earning his PhD from Stanford in 1974, he served as professor of counselling psychology at the University of Colorado for 21 years. He has also written more than 40 books including best-sellers such as Five Wishes, The Big Leap, Conscious Loving, and New Conscious Loving Ever After. The last two books were co-authored by his wife of more than 35 years. He has also appeared in more than 500 radio and television shows including Oprah, CNN, CNBC, and 48 Hours.
Matt is a passionate consultant, speaker, and facilitator who leverages his wide experience to help companies and leaders translate strategy and culture into business results. He has a rich business background that includes entrepreneurship and executive roles at large companies where he has led business units, global sales organizations, and product development teams. He is also the author of the book Ahead of the Chains.
In this episode of Entrepreneur Hot Seat, Andy interviews Babak Azad, the founder of Round Two Partners. He helps clients take their performance marketing business to the next level. He specialises in analysing a business and identifying actionable strategies to accelerate business growth. He has helped Beachbody achieve over a billion dollars in revenue by getting involved in sales, media, and marketing.
Ryan is the #1 best-selling author of a book called "The Miracle Morning for Salespeople.” He’s also a sales leader, a business coach, and a teacher at heart. His mission is to help people achieve extraordinary results in life and in sales through business. He led a brokerage to over 1 billion dollars in sales in the last 3 years and over 20 million dollars in commissions. He had a new book out called "Explosive Sales Growth in Real Estate" which just launched on April 2018. This episode is full of beneficial information, please listen and enjoy!
Jean-Luc is a writer, speaker, and media spokesperson across many different outlets. He is a long-time entrepreneur who has started and sold multiple businesses including a chain of luxury personal training studios. Currently, he is the CEO of Miyagi incubator and accelerator in Ottawa, Canada, where he funds coaches and connects people to succeed in business. He is also a husband and a father of one.
Phil is an American author, web designer, and Internet marketing consultant who assists small businesses. He is the founder and CEO of Kansas City SEO, an Internet marketing agency. He is the co-author of "SEO for Growth." He is a husband and father of twin boys.
Kathy Feinstein is a licensed mental health counselor and a Certified Sport Performance Consultant (CMPC). Her practice focuses on 3 key areas: counseling, sport performance psychology, and education through seminars and workshops. Since 1998 her unique practice has empowered children, adolescents, adults, couples, families, and teams to achieve greater satisfaction in sports, health, and life. She has a new podcast called "Parenting Peak Performers."
Aaron is a real estate investor and entrepreneur who runs his business on the road while travelling with his family. In 2017, they spent 3 weeks travelling and educating on the road for every 1 week they spent at home.
Over his career, Aaron has built, bought, and sold many companies. He has also bought and sold thousands of houses nationwide including over 100 million dollars in single-family homes. He is also a husband and a father of 4.
Derek is the CEO of The Artist Evolution, a marketing, design, and practice management firm he founded in 2007. He helps businesses of all budgets design and implement marketing strategies that work. He has developed and managed brands and marketing campaigns in multiple industries from start-ups to household names. He is the author of the book "Don't Buy a Duck." He is also a husband and father of two kids.