The Entrepreneur Hot Seat | Interviews w/ Entrepreneurs about Entrepreneurship, Business, Sales, Life and More
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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.

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    Ep 87: Why & How You Should be Investing in Yourself with Zander Fryer

    Zander is the CEO and founder of Sh*t You Don't Learn in College, a coaching company designed to inspire and empower entrepreneurs with the skills and tools they need so they can build impactful businesses and pursue their true life purpose. He has already helped hundreds of entrepreneurs break away from their 9 to 5 jobs and pursue their dreams.

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    EP 86: Becoming a Legendary Couple with Lance & Brandy Salazar

    Lance and Brandy have experienced what it’s like when a marriage falls apart but unlike many people, they did the work to put theirs back together and build the best marriage possible. Now they work together as the founders of “Legendary Couples”, where they help couples work through the same challenges they have had as a married couple and create a clear vision of their ideal relationship.

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    084: How to Win at Life w/ John Lee Dumas of EOFire

    John Lee Dumas is the Founder and Host of Entrepreneur on Fire (aka EOFire), an award winning Podcast where he interviews today's most inspiring Entrepreneurs. Since starting in 2012, John has published over 2,000 interviews with incredible Entrepreneurs, including Tony Robbins, Seth Godin, Gary Vee, Barbara Corcoran, Tim Ferriss, and many more. Along the way, John has built a 7-figures a year business empire and has helped countless people (including me) learn to podcast. John manages this empire with his business partner and girlfriend, Kate Erickson, whom I also recently had on the podcast.

    Note, I started listening to EOFire in 2016 when I realized I wanted to get back into entrepreneurship and it was a game changer for me. Hearing from different entrepreneurs and seeing what they’ve accomplished really opened my eyes to what is possible.

    I also bought John’s Freedom Journal when it came out in 2016 and Mastery Journal when it came out in 2017 and I’m a fan of both. I have been an active member of John and Kate’s FB community and had the pleasure of meeting them at Podcast Movement in Anaheim last year.

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    083: Building an Authentic Podcast Empire with Kate Erickson

    Kate Erickson is a badass charismatic and thoughtful influencer in the entrepreneur world. She is the implementer and brains behind Entrepreneurs On Fire,which has been one of the most popular and influential podcasts in the entrepreneur space for many years. She is also the host of the podcast Kate's Take and author of The Fire Path: A Beginner's Guide to Growing Your Online Business. Kate is passionate about helping entrepreneurs create freedom in their business and life through developing systems and processes that can help their business scale and grow.Kate lives in Puerto Rico with her significant other, John Lee Dumas.

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    082: Revamping the Family Coffee Business with Hrag Kalebjian

    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.

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    081: Discover your Zone of Genius with Gay Hendricks, Author of the Big Leap

    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.

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    080: Combining Business and Football Strategy with Matt Prostko

    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.

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    079: Becoming an Independent Consultant and Finding the Right Clients with Babak Azad

    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.

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    078: Explosive Sales Growth and Going Independent with Ryan Snow

    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!

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    077: From Personal Trainer, to Gym Owner to Startup Incubator with Jean-Luc Boissonneault

    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.

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    076: SEO for Growth and Success with Phil Singleton

    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.

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    075: From "Crazy Sport Parent" to Peak Performance Coach with Kathy Feinstein

    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."

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    074: Building a Real Estate Business around Family with Aaron Amuchastegui

    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.

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    073: Defining Your Target Customer with Derek Champagne of The Artist Evolution

    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.

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    072: Quitting your Job to Invest in Raw Land with Mark Podolsky (a.k.a. "The Land Geek")

    Mark Podolsky (AKA the Land Geek) is real estate investor and coach who specializes in buying and selling raw, undeveloped land within the US. Mark has actively invested in real estate since 2001 and has completed over 5,000 transactions. Mark also has a SaaS business and is the host of multiple podcasts, including The Art of Passive Income and the Land Geek Podcast. Most importantly he is a husband and father of three kids

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    071: How to Buy and Sell Real Estate using Private Money with Jay Conner

    Jay Connor is a real estate and business developer, national speaker and private lending expert. He has been buying and selling houses for 14 years and has been involved in over 52 million dollars in transactions. Over the last seven years, Jay has automated his 7-figure business to where he works less than 10 hours per week. He has raised millions of dollars and is a contributing author to the book: Real Estate: Getting Deals Done in the New Economy.

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    070: How to Hatch a New Business with Zack Miller

    Zack Miller is an entrepreneur, author, internet personality and mayor of “Hustle City”. He has over two decades of business experience in starting, investing, advising, mentoring and growing thousands of companies or projects. After his own successful pursuit into the entrepreneurship realm, Zack launched Hatch to be problem solvers for business owners - both startup and established companies.

    Zack believes, "At the end of the day we have one belief: Everyone should control the path to the future they desire". His mission is to provide the ecosystem for entrepreneurs to thrive within, by creating a springboard for them to test, start, launch and grow their businesses. He continues to spread his mission through a weekly business television program that he hosts.

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    069: Helping Clients Pursue Financial Freedom with Scott Ford

    Scott Ford is the Founder and CEO of Cornerstone Wealth Management Group, serving entrepreneurs, business owners, executives, and their families. The firm specializes in comprehensive wealth management, business liquidity, and SBA financing strategies. It is Scott’s mission to help his clients pursue financial freedom and live a balanced and fulfilled life. Scott is also the author of three books, including the NYT Bestseller, The Sustainable Edge: Fifteen Minutes a week to a richer Entrepreneurial Life. Most importantly, Scott is a husband and father of two kids, Lakin (26) and Jacob (21)

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    068: The Miracle Morning with Hal Elrod

    Hal is known as the best selling author of the Miracle Morning, which is a book I’m a HUGE fan of. After a near death experience at age 20,in which he broke 11 bones and was told by doctors he would never walk again, Hal went ont o run a 52-mile ultramarathon, become an ultra successful coach, entrepreneur, keynote speaker and author of one of the most transformative book series of our time. Most importantly, Hal is a husband and father of two kids,

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    067: Becoming a Published Author and Why You Must Write a Book with Honorée Corder

    Honorée Corder is the author of dozens of books, including You Must Write a Book, The Prosperous Writer book series, Vision to Reality, Business Dating, And The Successful Single Mom book series, among others. She is also Hal Elrod’s business partner in The Miracle Morning book series (which I love). Honorée coaches business professionals, writers, and aspiring non-fiction authors who want to publish their books to bestseller status create a platform, and develop multiple streams of income. She also does all sorts of other magical things, and her badassery is legendary. Most importantly, Honoree is also a wife and mother of one daughter.

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    066: Lessons from Partnerships & Achieving Financial Freedom with John VanDerMeulen

    John started working at a local farm at the age of 9, where he learned discipline and the value of hard work and took over his family’s manufacturing business at 22. In 2009 John purchased the business outright with his brother-in-law and ran the business until they sold it in 2016. Along the way, John and his eliminated all of their debt and eventually achieved their goal of financial freedom. Today John runs a part-time Amazon business and enjoys spending lots of quality time with his wife and four children, two horses, two cows, 18 chickens at their property in Michigan.

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    065: From Attorney to Ghostwriter with Nick Pavlidis

    Nick has a great story, going from high-powered and overworked attorney to sought-after ghostwriter who works how and when he wants. Nick Pavlidis is a lawyer-turned ghostwriter and marketing advisor who helps entrepreneurs, attorneys, and other professionals build better businesses in less time through two businesses he leads, a ghostwriting agency and the Attorney Marketing Institute. Nick has two podcasts (including ‘Confessions of a Terrible Husband’) and another one starting soon about entrepreneurship and family. Nick is also a husband and father of two kids - Angela (6) and Pavlos (8).

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    064: Your Nutrition Prescription with Dr. Adrian Chavez

    Dr. Adrian Chavez has a PhD in Nutrition and works with clients to help them improve their health conditions naturally with diet and lifestyle changes along with natural supplements. Adrian quit his job in 2016 and followed his dream of becoming an independent health coach and consultant and recently became a podcaster as well. Most importantly, Adrian is a father of one son, Jace, who is 4 and an all-around awesome and generous guy.

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    063: How to be a Digital Nomad with Ricky Shetty

    Ricky Shetty is a passionate global entrepreneur and “digital nomad” running several businesses and making multiple streams of online income (including Coaching, Mastermind Groups, Online Courses, Sponsored Blog Posts, YouTube Ad Revenue, Kindle Books, Affiliate Marketing, and Virtual Summits).

    One of Ricky's most well-known brands is the popular family travel website Daddy Blogger, where he is writing about his current world tour with his wife and 3 kids under 5.

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    Solo 020: Why Not You? How to Push Past Fear and Crush Your Goals

    You have the power to achieve your dreams and goals. The only thing holding you back is you. So many people suffer from Imposter Syndrome and Fear of Failure. I was one of them. But if you have the courage to overcome that and take action, you can achieve anything. Today's episode was recorded live on Facebook.

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    062: Fatherhood for the Rest of us with Brandon Handley

    Brandon Handley is a speaker, author, coach and host of the podcast, Fatherhood for the Rest of us. Brandon’s mission is to help fathers live with purpose and intent. Brandon is also an IT Inside Sales consultant working with companies like Salesforce, SAP and Cisco to assist with streamlining processes to create stronger relationships with their customers. Most importantly, Brandon is a husband and father of two boys, Finn and Liam.

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    059: The Legacy Code with Armando Cruz

    A conversation with my friend, Armando Cruz, who runs a physical therapy business and men's coaching business out of Miami. He is big on helping men find their legacy and has an interesting story to share.

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    057: Leaving a Good Job to Follow Your Passion with Cliff Ravenscraft

    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.

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    053: From NFL Player to Author/Speaker with Thomas Williams

    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!

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    041: Launching & Growing a Large Property Management Company with Justin Donald

    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.

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    039: Making Short-Term Rentals on Airbnb Easy with Sean Conway of Pillow

    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!

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    033: Leveraging Your Network to Start a Video Production Business with Sarah Soliman

    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.

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    022: How to "Trust Your Hustle" and Build your Business with Anthony Trucks

    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.

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    013: Business & Life Lessons from Ryan Michler, Founder of 'Order of Man'

    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.

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    011: Setting a Vivid Vision and Why Meetings Suck with CEO Coach, Cameron Herold

    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.

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    007: Wisdom from a Year of Interviewing Entrepreneurs and The Peak Performance Framework with Mike Flynn from The Impact Entrepreneur Show

    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!

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    000 - Introduction and What to Expect from The Entrepreneur Hot Seat

    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!

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