In this EPISODE 100 we have a conversation with my good friend and mentor, Vincent Pugliese, who is an author, speaker, coach and creator of the groups: Total Life Freedom and Business of Photography.
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.
In this EPISODE 100 we have a conversation with my good friend and mentor, Vincent Pugliese, who is an author, speaker, coach and creator of the groups: Total Life Freedom and Business of Photography.
Pete Mockaitis [Muh KITE iss] is an award-winning trainer and coach who helps professionals perform optimally at work. His work has been featured in the New York Times, Forbes, and Inc. Magazine.
Pete has delivered 1-on-1 coaching to over 700 leaders hailing from world-class organizations (such as Google, FedEx, Amazon, Apple, Anheuser-Busch, and the United Nations), 50 countries, and every Ivy League university.
He began his career at Bain & Company and currently hosts the How to be Awesome at your Job podcast. The show has been downloaded over three million times and consistently ranks as a top business show in Apple Podcasts. Pete lives in Chicago with his wife and baby boy.
Do you dread the question “What do you do?” My guest today used to dread that too. Now he loves it! Stephen is a coach who teaches people the life skills that matter for business. His mission is to relieve people of their work anxieties by empowering them to design their own work.He’s a big proponent of preparing people for the “gig” economy where independent work will become the new norm and so many other things.
Mark is a Linkedin consultant and expert who helps business owners own their niche and get non-stop new clients via social media. His mission is to help business owners know exactly where their next client is coming from, that they have a B2B sales and marketing system based around LinkedIn that will consistently and predictable produce new qualified and interested prospects and then a system that allows you to easily convert them into new clients.
In today's solo episode I talk about masterminds, successes, failures, anxiety, fear and gratitude
Jesse is the Owner of Fans First Entertainment, who owns and operates the Savannah Bananas and the Gastonia Grizzlies. The teams have welcomed more than 1 million fans to their ballparks and have been featured on MSNBC, CNN, and ESPN.
Cole’s teams have been awarded Organization of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, Business of the Year and have won three CPL Championships.
Cole is an in-demand speaker and author of “Find Your Yellow Tux – How to Be Successful by Standing Out” released in January 2018. Cole is also the host of the Business Done Differently Podcast.
Cole believes to be successful you need to Stand Out and Be Different.
Mike is an idea guy, a connector, and a creator and he is obsessed with learning, growing, and helping others do the same. He is a successful realtor in the national area and has founded several other companies including Dwell Music City, Elevate United, Trim Menswear and Rising Stars Mastermind to name a few. He has spent thousands of dollars and hours studying the work of legends like Tony Robbins, Peter Diamandis, and Tim Ferriss.
Today, I want to talk about embracing failure and also the importance of living life for you and not for others. Plus I have a special announcement about a mastermind coming up.
Travis is the founder and host of “Build Your Network,” a podcast dedicated to helping professionals cultivate genuine relationships, grow their inner circle, and leverage a powerful network. He takes part in Mastermind groups and real estate investments.
Today I'm featuring the audio from a FB Live I did this morning about trading expectations for appreciation and taking full responsibility and accountability in your life. Enjoy!
Christi Haley-Stover is the founder and CEO of Platinum Resource Group, a premier professional services firm that specializes and provides all levels of expertise in technology, human resources, accounting, finance and more. She also runs a boot camp for executives and those who want to transition between careers. After a professional career in information technology, accounting, finance, and business operations, she feels like she’s finally doing something she loves.
Steve is the founder of The Fit Dad Nation. He is also a fitness coach, certified personal trainer, and business owner for almost 20 years now. He has been helping dads get and stay fit. He is a dad to two amazing daughters and considers fatherhood as the best job on the planet.
Today I'm sharing my interview on the Joel Kessel Show about how to build your personal, online brand using social media (LinkedIn, Facebook, podcasts, etc). I share some of my own experience and personal strategy and how to get past the fear of judgment and just post stuff and add value.
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.
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.
In this episode, we flip the script a little bit and Michael coaches ME for the first half of the episode before I interview him about how he built a successful coaching practice. You definitely want to check this out!
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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)
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,
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.
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.
A solo episode about how to balance work, life, family and fitness among other things. You've got to make commitments and trade-offs and get creative.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
Today I share three tips that have been really helpful for me in improving time management
A conversation with my former colleague and good friend, Francie Wasser about the new underwear line she's launching for women who want quality, cotton underwear. This is a really unique story and idea that you'll want to check out.
A conversation with my friend, Matt Miller about his journey from Air Force to sales to starting a growing a side business that completely replaced his regular income and built a great life for his family and many others.
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.
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!