A conversation with my friend Josh Elledge, who runs UpEndPR, which helps clients gain fame and profit and become media celebrities with do it yourself PR.
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.
A conversation with my friend Josh Elledge, who runs UpEndPR, which helps clients gain fame and profit and become media celebrities with do it yourself PR.
A quick episode about the importance of living life intentionally and avoiding the victim mindset. Take control of your life, set a vision, create a strategy, find support and go out and crush it!
A conversation with my friend, Cliff Ravenscraft, about his journey from insurance agent to full-time podcast coach to life and business coach. In this episode we talk about his journey, how he made the leap and the importance of coaching and masterminds along the way.
A conversation with my friend, Steve Bouchard, about how he is following his passion to build a travel & adventure business with a partner as a side hustle while he works a big corporate job.
Reflections on how I performed against my goals in 2017 and my big goal for 2018!
A conversation with my friend, Amy Calandrino, who hustled and networked hard to break into commercial real estate and build a successful practice in Central Florida.
A conversation with my friend, Dave Grigsby, who went from insurance sales to banking to buying his dream business - a kayak touring company in Santa Cruz, California that he runs with his family.
Today I have a treat for you as I speak with Thomas Williams who played football at USC and in the NFL. Thomas is now an author and speaker who spends his time sharing his passion to help others achieve their dreams and be GREAT!
This is a really fun interview with Carolyn Izzo and Laresa Tapia, who are partners of the startup, Polyblox Totems, an educational toy for children to learn to spell and read faster.
A conversation with Nitin Chhodra about his life and career and how he developed his wealth mindset and successful skincare business.
An interesting and educational conversation with my friend, Tuan Nguyen, about how he has grown and scaled his charities and businesses and how he has used simple psychology to sell more in his businesses.
An update on what has been going on with me and the podcast plus a guide to true fulfillment and happiness that I learned from the great Tony Robbins at his event, Unleash the Power Within
An uncomfortable conversation with Eric Shulman, who has built and sold three businesses and trained thousands of sales professionals as a franchise owner of Sandler Training in Orlando.
A fantastic conversation chock full of great valuable insights and advice from the wonderful Jeff Hoffman, who has started and run several companies, including being a co-founder of Priceline.com (among others). If you listen to one interview on the Entrepreneur Hot Seat, this is it.
A conversation with my friend Mario Mazzamuto about how he used his skills to start his own real estate appraisal business and overcome massive adversity to find his first clients, grow his business and eventually get into flipping houses.
A conversation with my good friend, Howie Lyke, about the many failures he has overcoming business and in life. From divorces to business collapses and recessions, Howie's story has it all. Check it out!
A great conversation with my friend, Alex Gould, about his journey from radio DJ to venture capitalist and Stanford professor, including some lessons for entrepreneurs.
A conversation with my friend Mamta Jain Valderama about her journey from journalist to MBA to "Social Justice" writer and why she wrote her book, 'A Girl in Traffick"
A conversation with my friend Nick Hemmert, who sold his IT consulting business to focus on coaching and creating awesomeness for his clients.
A conversation with my friend, Justin Donald, who is the co-founder and Chief Development Officer of Integrity First Maintenance, which repairs and maintains single-family residential properties and promises an outstanding experience, quick response time and an investor-friendly price. Justin has a successful background in sales and real estate investing and shares a lot of great info in this episode.
A conversation with my friend, Karen Briscoe, who wrote the book 'Real Estate Success in 5 Minutes a Day" which contains plenty of tips for entrepreneurs and sales professionals, whether you are in real estate or not.
Big announcement! I'm finally moving toward my dream of entrepreneurship. This short episode contains details of the move, what I'll be doing and the lessons I've learned and that you can use from my journey.
Sean Conway is a co-founder and the CEO of Pillow, a software company that offers a hospitality platform for short-term rentals. He was previously co-founder & CEO of Notehall a college document marketplace which was acquired by Chegg. Learn about his journey from selling his college business idea, traveling the world, and creating an app that revolutionizes renting your place!
Erle Thompson's story of getting into real estate investing, how he survived the crash and why he went from flipping to focusing on cash flow
An amazing conversation with Jon Vroman sharing tons of value for entrepreneurs and anyone who wants to live life in the "front row"
A brief episode on the power of networking and relationships. What it has done for me and what it can do for you and how to approach it.
A conversation with Warren Peterson about what he learned from his business collapse and how he coaches others to avoid his mistakes.
A quick update on the podcast and my life plus how I'm making the most of the unexpected situations and how you can do the same and keep yourself organized and focused on the most important things
A great conversation with bestselling author of 48 Days to the Work you Love with Dan Miller, who helps people all over the world follow their passion and discover the work you love.
Today I want to talk about my experience at Podcast Movement and experience with going to conferences and networking and how that can help everyone on their entrepreneurial journey.
Vincent tells his story of going from low paid photojournalist to financially free and what that has done for him and his family. A really great story with tons of valuable lessons.
Sarah is the President & CEO of Soliman Productions, where she helps businesses enhance their visual brand through video content marketing by creating visual content through top of the line video production and a step-by-step marketing strategy to go with it. Sarah is engaged and has two dogs named Daisy & Duke.
A conversation with my friend, Tom Craig, about how he launched and grew his IT Managed Services business. He also gives advice for small business owners on how to improve their IT systems and lower their risk of catastrophe.
A really fun conversation with my friend Kari Lyke about her journey from physical therapist to successful real estate investor, coach and speaker. Kari talks about so many great things.
Jim Sheils discusses his real estate business and how he started speaking to entrepreneurs about how to be successful both in business and at home and what it looks like to climb a mountain and be disappointed when they get to the top.
Today I give some advice on the importance of sleep and how that can help you in your entrepreneurial journal as well as ensure long term health. I also recap the last two episodes with Charlie Brennaman and Stephanie Williamson. Enjoy!
A great conversation with Stephanie Williamson about how she built her agency and the importance of investing in building a personal brand
An epic conversation with my friend, Charlie "The Spaniard" Brennaman about how he forged mental toughness to overcome challenges, outwork the competition and make it into UFC, plus what he's doing now and the challenges he faces. There are a ton of great takeaways in this episode.
Today I give some advice on how to improve your time management and get more done. This is a rough reproduction of a recent speech I gave at a networking event on the same topic. I also give an update on me and recap of the last two podcast interviews I published. Enjoy!
An interview with "Ghost Blogger" Erik Deckers on how to create interesting content on your blog and how to differentiate yourself by writing things your customers will want to read.
How a country kid like John Ruhlin became a sales leader working with famous companies by using the art of gift giving.
Solo episode #10. Elaborating on a quote from Matt Aitchison about conversations and relationships changing your life. Plus an update on me and why gaining clarity of your vision is so important and finally a recap of the last two interviews with Matt Aitchison and Jon Snow.
A good conversation with my friend Jon Snow, who started a real estate fund and then acquired and built a property management company in LA.
A great interview with 7-figure real estate investor, Matt Aitchison, who talks about the importance of surrounding yourself with the right people and constantly investing in yourself and your future.
A quick solo episode with thoughts on the importance of mentors and coaches and how to identify if you need them, plus and update on me and a recap of the last three interviews with Jon Berghoff, Anthony Trucks and Eric Wong.
In this interview, I speak with my friend Eric Wong about his journey from engineer to consultant to partner in a small consulting practice that he is starting to grow. In this interview, we discuss his journey and many interesting things like what differentiates high performing teams.
Anthony Trucks is a former college football and NFL player, an entrepreneur, author, speaker, consultant, coach, life guide and most importantly a father of three kids. In this interview, Anthony shares his journey and lessons learned along the way in growing and helping others grow their businesses.
Amazing interview with Jon Berghoff on leadership, sales, innovation and especially all the questions we should be asking as entrepreneurs and leaders of tomorrow. This is worth a listen for anyone worried about adapting to our ever changing world.
In this solo reflection episode, I talk about how to go about setting and achieving goals, what I, personally, have accomplished so far in 2017 and give a recap of the last two interviews with Tom Schwab and Andrew Easton.
This episode is a fascinating conversation with my friend, Andrew Easton, about his multiple businesses and product launches via Amazon, Kickstarter and other platforms. If you involved in or interested in launching and selling products, you won't want to miss this episode.
A "meta" interview with Tom Schwab of Interview Valet, talking about why podcasting is the new way to connect with prospects and how to convert them into visitors and leads.
Quick update on what's going on with me and the Entrepreneur Hot Seat podcast. We passed 5,000 downloads, I just did my first podcast interview (on someone else's podcast) and I give a recap of the last two interviews with Niyi Sobo and Marlon Kuhl. Check it out!
An interview with my friend, Marlon Kuhl, who runs his family's potato farm in Manitoba, Canada. In this interview, we discuss leadership development, employee and regulation challenges, and where to go from here. Enjoy!
This interview with mindset coach Niyi Sobo is so motivating and packed with tons of value, it would be hard to not be motivated after listening to this awesome interview.
Thoughts on the book 'Mindset' in parenting and business, how to prioritize and giving value to your customers. Also a recap of the last two interviews.
In this episode, Jason MacKenzie shares his story and how he overcame serious adversity, including his wife's mental health issues and suicide, to eventually change his life and become an authority on vulnerability and authenticity and is now on a mission to help others be more authentic and overcome mental health issues.
Kevin Kruse shares his story and the lessons he has learned from starting multiple businesses, including two that failed and several that he successfully sold. Kevin has written books about time management, productivity, social media and leadership and management. He is also the host of the LeadX podcast and creator of the group with the same name.
In this short, solo epsiode, I share my passion for making connections, a big win I had recently connecting two people, some of the many benefits I've reaped from doing this podcast (reconnecting with friends, making new friends, meeting people I admire) and also a quick preview of next week's interviews. Let's do this!
Adam Stock discusses his journey from Merrill Lynch financial advisor to independent financial planning, why he launched his own fee-based business and how he has grown it over the past few years. He also discusses his inspirations, his vision and his challenges in growing in the near future.
In this interview, I chat with Ryan Michler, founder of 'Order of Man', which he took from a blog and podcast into a thriving business over the past two years. Ryan shares his story and many business lessons learned along the way, plus plenty of advice for aspiring, rookie and veteran entrepreneurs alike. You don't want to miss this episode.
Allyson Lewis discusses her journey in starting and growing her dance studio and school in Charleston, SC as well as mistakes she has made along the way and the challenges she is facing today
Cameron Herold is known around the world as the "Business Growth Guru". As a CEO/COO coach, entrepreneur, author and speaker, Cameron has helped hundreds of business leaders find exponential growth for their businesses. Previously, Cameron was the COO of 1-800-GOT-JUNK, growing the company from 14 employees to 3,100 in 6 years and over $100 million in revenue. In this episode, Cameron shares his tips for entrepreneurs, how to set a vivid vision for your business and talks about why meetings suck and what to do about it.
My friend, Natalie Christine, talks about her journey from Duke MBA and finance career to Life Coach and Yoga Instructor and all of the things she has learned along the way. Plus why some male entrepreneurs and executives need to embrace the softer side of business.
Dusty Rollins from Oxford Wealth Strategies shares his journey and own experience facing tough times in his life and business and how overcoming that adversity helped bring his family closer. We also discuss tax tips for small business owners and keys to effective networking (among other things).
This is a solo episode in which I give an update on what's going on with my life, talk about my latest failure from trying to do too much and how I have set new priorities to keep myself in line and get more done. I also include a summary of my interview with Todd Stottlemyre and commitment to releasing more episodes in the future.
Todd Stottlemyre discusses his Major League Baseball and Entrepreneurial experience, some of his keys to "Relentless Success" and his Zone Playbook. Todd also talks about the importance of coaches and mentors, of taking responsibility and turning behaviors into actions and of working hard toward big goals.
So many amazing nuggets of value and wisdom in this interview with Mike Flynn from The Impact Entrepreneur Show. Some of the highlights include The need to focus on customers and listeners, the importance of having clarity of purpose, the true definition of passion, the problem with comparing yourself with the highlights you see from others, Mike's Six Bridges and Peak Performance Framework. So much game changing info in here. Mike also discusses how to use visualization for meetings and gives several book recommendations. You don't want to miss this podcast!
Nick discusses the science of adversity and the role it plays in accomplishments in sports, entrepreneurship and everywhere you look. He also discusses how your response to events is the only thing within your control.
Reflections on the past week, meaningful conversations I've had, a book recommendation and summary of interviews with John Spence and Jairek Robbins
In this episode, Jairek Robbins shares his journey and information about the common challenges that entrepreneurs face in different stages of their life and business. He also gives a few tips and shares some cool tools and resources that he uses with his clients.
John Spence discusses his background and how he built his highly successful consulting business. He also gives his formula for Business Excellence along with the importance of continuous dedication to learning and networking.
My first solo episode where I give a few thoughts and takeaways from the first week of having a podcast and the interviews that aired on the show.
In this episode, Aaron talks about the importance of having a group around you to help boost you, support you, stop you from making bad decisions and hold you accountable. He also discusses the importance of character, honesty and moral values and how to live a life of both success and significance.
Larry Hagner shares his story of how he started a very popular podcast and online community for fathers as well as the importance of diversifying your business, relentless time management and sticking to your values.
Learn how to prepare for job loss and other catastrophes and keep a positive attitude with my friend, Jason Teeters. When we recorded this, Jason had just lost his day job but he was ready because he saved money, had a plan and was excited to launch his new business. He shares his story and advice on lifestyle planning and design in this great launch episode.
I"m really excited to bring you the first episode (000) of the Entrepreneur Hot Seat. In this short episode, I will tell you a little bit about who I am, why I'm starting this podcast and what you can expect in terms of format and schedule in the future. I'm really excited to be launching this new podcast to bring you a series of interviews with entrepreneurs from all walks of life. This is going to be awesome!