Risk Without Regret: Stories from Risk Takers, Inspiring Entrepreneurs, Small Business Owners

Risk Without Regret: Stories from Risk Takers, Inspiring Entrepreneurs, Small Business Owners

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Risk Without Regret is a podcast full of motivation, designed to help you along your journey of following your passions. All of my guests are defined as risk takers. As they share their stories, you’ll be inspired to take more risks in life!
#54 - How To Use 60 Hashtags On Your Instagram Photos
Oct 28 • 17 min
Hashtags are at the core of Instagram, and it’s a way for other people to find your content. But there are rules, like no more than 30 hashtags. Because people always abuse things like this, so they had to put a limit on it. But there’s a loophole…
#53 - The Power and Psychology Behind the Word FREE
Jul 4 • 34 min
When it comes to growing a business, marketing is something that you’ll have to spend money on. And once you figure it out and see the benefits, it’s something you’ll constantly want to invest in. One thing that you should definitely consider is…
#52 - How To Do Less But Accomplish More With Essentialism
May 22 • 11 min
On this week’s episode, I discuss a great quote from the book I’m currently reading called Essentialism. Here’s the quote: Only once you give yourself permission to stop trying to do it all, to stop saying yes to everyone, can you make your highest…
#51 - Investing in Yourself and Stealing Attention with Terry Gremaux
May 10 • 69 min
On today’s episode, I have Terry Gremaux joining us from Dallas, Texas. Terry is one of the leading social media trainers in the entrepreneurial space, as well as the author of a book that will help you Develop a Mind-Blowing Daily Routine and Create…
#50 - Top 50 Quotes From My First 22 Interviews
Apr 21 • 23 min
Since this is a milestone, I decided to make episode 50 a little different. I went back through all of the interviews and pulled out my favorite 2-3 quotes from each. This will definitely be one of the episodes that I tell everyone to listen to right…
#49 - The Morning Routine That Sets My Day Up For Success
Feb 22 • 22 min
Most of the successful people I follow or have read about usually have a specific morning routine that helps them accomplish more or increases their happiness throughout the day. In this episode, I explain what I’m currently doing during the first…
#48 - Be Decisive. A Wrong Decision is Typically Better Than Indecision.
Jan 30 • 8 min
I read somewhere that the average adult makes around 35,000 decisions a day. Think how stressed out you’d be if you were indecisive about all of those! I’m a very indecisive person, and sometimes I just have to force myself to make a decision and…
#47 - Why Mastering Yourself is the Ultimate Path to Success with RJ Hodges
Jan 25 • 69 min
On today’s episode, I have RJ Hodges joining us. RJ is an inspirational speaker, entrepreneur, and certified life coach. He is also a bestselling co-author of the book Mission Unstoppable, as well as the author of You Can’t Practice At The Game,…
#46 - Getting Rid of the Things That Aren’t Getting You Closer to Your Goals
Jan 14 • 24 min
Do you have goals? Sure you do. Is everything you’re doing getting you closer to those goals? Probably not. “Ask yourself if what you’re doing today is getting you closer to where you want to be tomorrow.” Listen to this episode where I dig into…
#45 - How a Mother of 8 Turned Goat Milk into a Successful Family Business
Jan 6 • 49 min
Today’s guest sure has her hands full. PJ Jonas is married with eight children in rural Indiana. For almost ten years, the entire family has been running a business called Goat Milk Stuff. When I first heard about the company, I was like, someone is…
#44 - Don’t Try to Be Everything to Everybody
Dec 15, 2016 • 25 min
When it comes to your small business, trying to be everything to everybody is the perfect plan for failure. If you try to offer everything for the masses, you’ll likely attract nobody. Figure out exactly what you want to do, based around something…
#43 - Maj Toure on Black Guns Matter and How to Start a Movement
Nov 20, 2016 • 43 min
On the podcast this week, I have Maj Toure joining us. He’s from Philadelphia and is currently on a tour around the country promoting his Black Guns Matter movement. If you haven’t heard about it yet, he’ll go into all the details in this episode. But…
#42 - Pete Sisco on Building an Online Business to Achieve Personal Freedom
Oct 30, 2016 • 82 min
This week’s guest is Pete Sisco from Resilient Personal Freedom. In 1996, he decided to invest $300 in himself and start his first online business. Five years later, he monetized that website. 15 years later, it has made him millions, and he still…
#41 - Andrea Lake Teaches Us How She’s Made Millions Selling Tshirts & Stickers
Oct 20, 2016 • 50 min
Today’s featured guest is Andrea Lake. Back when she was 18, she decided to skip college and just go straight into building a business. Her first business started as small as a business can start, but it still grew pretty quick, especially for someone…
#40 - 8 Things I Learned From My First Year of Podcasting
Oct 14, 2016 • 26 min
So it’s been a couple months since I posted the last episode. I know. I’m sorry. I needed a break, and I kept making the break longer and longer. After two months, I said, this is enough, let’s dive back into this podcast hardcore. Episode 40 is all…
#39 - Why Jake Kelfer Left His LA Lakers Internship to Pursue His Passions
Jul 30, 2016 • 40 min
When Jake reached out to me, I was instantly intrigued by him. At the young age of 23, he has accomplished a lot of things, and has even inspired me to hustle harder. He recently launched his new book, Elevate Beyond, and it has already seen instant…
#38 - How I Started Mini Truck Scene and Went From Photography to Apparel
Jul 14, 2016 • 37 min
Back in 2011, I had no idea what a simple domain name purchase would lead to. It initially started as a place to store my truck show photography, but over the years, that grew to all sorts of merchandise. I started small, just some stickers, koozies,…
#37 - Tucker Max and Why His Company Wants to Write a Book For You
Jul 5, 2016 • 54 min
Bestselling author Tucker Max has changed his image over the years. He’s most well-known for writing about getting drunk and hooking up with random girls, but he’s since turned his knowledge about book publishing into a massively successful business. …
#36 - The Difference Between Being Frugal & Being Cheap
Jul 3, 2016 • 14 min
We all need some amount of money, that’s a fact. How we spend that money is vastly different. I would classify myself as a frugal person: someone that spends money on the things that add value to my life, and saving money on the things that don’t…
RWR-035: From Open Mic Nights to the Late Night Shows with Andrew Norelli
Jun 18, 2016 • 65 min
On today’s episode, I talk with Andrew Norelli. Andrew is a standup comedian and has been doing comedy for the past 18 years. He talks about working a boring sales job for a few years that eventually helped push him into comedy. From open mic nights…
RWR-034: Only Take Advice From Someone You Are Willing To Trade Places With
Jun 3, 2016 • 8 min
So many people struggle trying to start a business because they think they have to know everything. And if there’s something they don’t know, they think they have to figure it out on there own. Search around on the internet and you can literally find…
RWR-033: How Zombie Dogz Built a Cult Following Around Their Food Truck
May 25, 2016 • 46 min
If you’re like me, you love good food. Even better when it’s something unique and local, right? Zombie Dogz is a super popular food truck here in Dayton, Ohio, and I sat down with the creators this week on the podcast. Hot dogs have been an American…
RWR-032: Being Bored vs. Being Lazy
May 18, 2016 • 25 min
When I hear people say they are bored, it blows my mind. How can anybody be bored these days? With all of the technological advances, everyone has access to everything and we are all connected 24/7. There’s no reason anyone should ever be bored. Being…
RWR-031: Minimalism and How to Live Intentionally with Joshua Fields Millburn
May 9, 2016 • 44 min
One of my favorite people to follow is Joshua Fields Millburn of The Minimalists. His style of writing and the way he explains minimalism really resonates with me. If you ever wanted to live a more meaningful life, you’re going to love this episode. …
RWR-030: Why You Should Live Like You’re Broke
Apr 30, 2016 • 9 min
No matter how much money you make, if you’re spending more than you make, your equation is broke. It’s simple math. Most wealthy people live within their means, and actually live far below their means. Most people that complain about bills and stress…
RWR-029: The Power of Mentors with Geoff Woods
Apr 23, 2016 • 42 min
On today’s episode, I talk with Geoff Woods. He is an entrepreneur who has spent most of his life in Southern California, but he recently moved to Austin, Texas. We’ll discuss why he moved there and some of the defining moments that led him to start…
RWR-028: Why Multitasking is a Lie
Apr 5, 2016 • 10 min
No matter how much you want it to be true, it just isn’t. Humans cannot successfully multitask. Our brains are fast, but not that fast. Even computers can’t multitask, they…
RWR-027: Sex, Science, and The Art of Risk with Kayt Sukel
Mar 18, 2016 • 64 min
On today’s show, I talk with a passionate traveler and science writer from Houston, Texas by the name of Kayt Sukel. Some of the topics that she often talks about range from love to politics to sex to neuroscience and everything in between. Her work…
RWR-026: What It Means To Be An Expert
Mar 12, 2016 • 19 min
“To be really successful at anything, you don’t have to be the best. Being the best is too hard and there’s only one person who gets to be that. It’s too elite. You can be an expert if you know a little more than the average person. If you read 3…
RWR-025: Kolby Kolibas Talks About Stress and Why Your Life is Killing You
Feb 22, 2016 • 75 min
Thanks for checking out my conversation with Kolby Kolibas. He shares his story from the Olympics to corporate America, to The Healthy Primate, and so much more! He also talks about stress and why your life is killing you.
RWR-024: 13 Reasons Why I’m Glad I Was Fired From My Job
Feb 18, 2016 • 54 min
After reading that title, you must be thinking I’m crazy. How could someone be happy or grateful about losing a job? That sounds terrible! Well, trust me, so many good things can come from a negative situation like this.Today marks four years of being…
RWR-023: Michael Carbone on Being an Ironman & Hosting Successful Webinars
Feb 9, 2016 • 88 min
Today’s guest is Michael Carbone. He’s originally from Canada where he went down the typical path of going to college and getting a corporate job. You know, just doing the standard 9-5…
RWR-022: Minimize Distractions and Stay Focused
Feb 4, 2016 • 23 min
I’m in the middle of this amazing book and I stumbled across this epic quote: “You can make your dream happen a lot quicker with two simple tips: 1) cutting out the…
RWR-021: Fat Tony on Quitting His Dream Job to Become a Freelance Photographer
Jan 29, 2016 • 85 min
I love it when people reach out to me about being on the podcast, which is exactly what this episode’s featured guest did. Fat Tony is a 33 year old freelance photographer and entrepreneur from Long Beach, California. As soon as the call started, I…
RWR-020: Find 3 Hobbies You Love
Jan 23, 2016 • 11 min
When it comes to being happy, you really need to do things you love. People always say, “Follow your passion.” While I believe that and agree, I think there’s more to it than just that. In this short episode, I break down this quote and explain how it…
RWR-019: Bringing the Most Influential People Together with Joshua Santos
Jan 15, 2016 • 69 min
A Facebook friend of mine, Jason Reaves, reached out to me about a month or so ago. He actually initiated a group message on Facebook which also included Joshua Santos, a person I was not familiar with. Jason gave the backstory and was basically the…
RWR-018: Everyone Wants to Be Successful
Jan 9, 2016 • 16 min
On today’s episode, I dig into this quote: “Everyone wants to be successful until they see what it actually takes.” It’s true, we all want to be successful, but in reality, only a handful of people really want to put in the work. The work that goes on…
RWR-017: The Trouble Is, You Think You Have Time
Jan 4, 2016 • 7 min
Today’s quote is: “The trouble is, you think you have time.” Everyone procrastinates from time to time, just don’t make a habit of it. Don’t wait until tomorrow, because tomorrow may never come. We live in a world of distractions, but if you can stay…
RWR-016: Less is More, Tiny Houses, and Doing What You Love with Trevor Gay
Dec 25, 2015 • 87 min
About 3 months ago, I posted a photo of a 500 square foot tiny house on my instagram. Something about a small living space really interests me. The idea of just using it to do…
RWR-015: The Most Dangerous Risk of All
Dec 15, 2015 • 13 min
Today’s quote is: “The most dangerous risk of all - the risk of spending your life not doing what you want on the bet you can buy yourself the freedom to do it later.” Tomorrow is not promised, so stop procrastinating and go do what you love.
RWR-014: Sell Everything, Travel the World, & Live Your Dream with Nick & Gen
Nov 2, 2015 • 145 min
Nick and Gen from The Great Anomaly share their story about how they became minimalists and ran towards their passion for traveling the world. They explain how they built their location independent life and how you can too!
RWR-013: Don’t Complain About Things You’re Not Willing to Change
Oct 31, 2015 • 28 min
Today’s quote is: “Don’t complain about things you’re not willing to change.” Seriously, stop complaining about everything. It is getting you nowhere. Be positive and change your mindset!
RWR-012: Eric Zimmer Goes From Drug Addiction to Fortune 500 Consulting
Oct 23, 2015 • 97 min
On this episode, Eric Zimmer explains how he has always had the entrepreneur mindset. From a paperboy to owning a small landscaping company to working in various small startups to starting his own companies and so much more.But all that could have…
RWR-011: My Goals Don’t Stop For Anyone
Oct 4, 2015 • 15 min
The quote of the day is: “My goals don’t stop for anyone. Either you support me or I make it happen alone. Either way, it’s going to happen.”You will encounter many people in your life that will doubt you, hate you, make fun of…
RWR-010: Producing Digital Automotive Magazines with Mike Alexander
Sep 27, 2015 • 136 min
I’ve known who Mike was for quite some time, but we didn’t connect with each other until a year or two ago when he approached me to build a website for him. Little did I know, this idea would turn into a big digital publishing company. And by big, I…
RWR-009: Create Your Online Shop
Sep 17, 2015 • 20 min
Thanks for your patience while I work on getting a bunch of interviews setup. In the meantime, here is episode 9 where I talk about my new web design course I’ve been working on. This online course will teach you how you can start selling online and…
RWR-008: Stats From My First Month of Podcasting
Sep 3, 2015 • 15 min
When I recorded my first episode about 5-7 weeks ago, I knew I wanted to immerse myself into the world of podcasting. I was so nervous to record that first episode, but I’m so glad I did. A couple weeks after that, I launched the Risk Without Regret…
RWR-007: Always Deliver More Than Expected
Aug 28, 2015 • 18 min
On this short episode, I talk about this inspiring quote I found: Always Deliver More Than Expected. I think more businesses should listen to this and really think of some quick and easy ways they can do more. These ideas will help them stand out from…
RWR-006: Everything About Instagram - All of My Accounts and Some Tips for Your Biz
Aug 22, 2015 • 112 min
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RWR-005: Finding Your Purpose with Zephan Moses Blaxberg
Aug 13, 2015 • 70 min
In episode 5, I talk with
RWR-004: Podcast Movement 2015 Recap & Sleeping at Walmart
Aug 5, 2015 • 38 min
On today’s episode, I go into detail my whole trip from Ohio to Texas for the Podcast Movement 2015 conference. It was amazing to say the least. It was also my birthday weekend, and the podcast became available on iTunes this past Thursday! Damn, what…
RWR-003: Interview with Brandt Fuqua of Graphic Disorder
Jul 31, 2015 • 98 min
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RWR-002: If You Wait Until You’re Ready, You’ll Be Waiting the Rest of Your Life
Jul 31, 2015 • 16 min
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RWR-001: What is Risk Without Regret and Who is Randy Johnson?
Jul 31, 2015 • 54 min
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