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Business tips, advice and motivation every Saturday morning while your competition is still sleeping. #RiseAndGrind #Hustle #Entrepreneur #EarnIt #EvenOnTheWeekend


Opportunity Of Adversity
Oct 17 • 18 min
Flashback 3 years ago this week with full detail this ep: “The #SaturdayMorningHustle is all about staying positive, but today we need to talk about adversity. When life throws you a curveball or roadblock at you don’t take it personally. It’s just…
What Do Community Events & Q4 2020 Planning Have In Common?
Oct 10 • 21 min
#SaturdayMorningHustle Flashback 3 and 4 years ago this week. Still a GREAT idea and maybe more important in 2020 than it was in 2017/16. Here’s a #SaturdayMorningHustle idea for you. Replace one of your “traditional” marketing buys with a creative…
Everyone Starts As A Beginner
Oct 3 • 15 min
I hate to tell you this on the #SaturdayMorningHustle podcast, but you suck! We all do actually. At the beginning that is, the first time you try something. So, if we all suck as beginners, why are you letting that hold you back from trying something new…
The Power of Focus
Sep 26 • 13 min
Another #SaturdayMorningHustle Flashback topic from 3 years ago: Focus for Success! Harness the power of focus to create successful opportunities for yourself. Never do something simply because you “can” or because there’s money to be made. Instead, focus…
The Key To Success: Change Management
Sep 19 • 21 min
#SaturdayMorningHustle Flashback 3 years ago this week. The key to business success is how you handle change. Winning comes from making small movements, not large pivots or failure to change at all. Business change can come from losing or gaining a…
The Accidental Entrepreneur
Sep 12 • 24 min
If I can do it, you can do it. Can you believe I have owned or operated my own business (of some sort) for over 30 years now? The Golding Group is the latest in a long line of business ventures I have been involved in since my first when I was just 15…
You Need To Hear This On Labor Day Weekend
Sep 5 • 19 min
Give yourself permission to take a break. That’s right, the #SaturdayMorningHustle is good with the idea of taking a break (occasionally). Sometimes you can get more done after recharging your batteries. The only thing you can control is your effort and…
Focus On What You Can Control
Aug 29 • 13 min
There is a LOT happening in the world around us right now that’s completely out of our control. So what are we supposed to do about it? Focus on what we can control (improve) and create enough positive actions at the grassroots level to push back on all…
Part Two: Success Is Not A-B
Aug 22 • 11 min
Continuing on the #SaturdayMorningHustle theme from last week: Success is a journey and not a destination and the path is full of unexpected deviations. Today on the podcast, I’m using my own long and winding journey from my first business (when was only…
Success is NOT A to B
Aug 15 • 18 min
Success is def. a journey and not a destination. Why? I will tell you today on the #SaturdayMorningHustle podcast. You can’t get too set on an idea of success, because “the real world” will make changes to that picture. Don’t believe me, just ask Luguentz…
Being Open To Advice
Aug 8 • 24 min
It’s a very meta #SaturdayMorningHustle sharing advice I was given about the Saturday Morning Hustle brand, future and achieving possibilities. Today I’m sharing input from a trusted advisor who “called me out” in the most constructive way possible in…
All The #SaturdayMorningHustle #Hashtags Explained
Aug 1 • 14 min
I used a lot of #Hashtags on the #SaturdayMorningHustle. Each has it’s own meaning for me so I’m going to share all the ideas behind each #Hashtag concept and then ask you what ideas each of these words and phrases create for you. We’re talking about…
Traditional Ideas Combined For Modern Branding
Jul 25 • 14 min
On this episode, I’m combining two traditional ideas from big-time thinkers Harley Davidson and Henry Ford (with a bonus Maya Angelou quote and insights from Hamilton) to provide depth and detail for building a personal brand in 2020. Listen for details.…
#SaturdayMorningHustle #Flashback True Success Comes From….
Jul 18 • 16 min
#Flashback 1 year ago #SaturdayMorningHustle True success comes from a positive attitude and willingness to give more than you take. We all #Hustle and #Grind every single day, #EvenOnTheWeekend too, for the opportunity to build something for ourselves…
Say Yes, Collaborate, Take the First Step, Find Success
Jul 11 • 14 min
Seems simple, but hard to actually execute on - how do you create your own #SaturdayMorningHustle success? Not necessarily a podcast (or maybe it is) but doing something that brings you great joy, opportunity and potential success. This was a common theme…
Advice For Building A Brand Online
Jul 4 • 14 min
Happy 4th of July! I have been talking about the proper way to build audiences, brands on the #SaturdayMorningHustle for a long time. In fact, I posted this exact same topic (1-minute video) exactly 3 years ago. It’s a #SaturdayMorningHustle Flashback…
Flashbacks w/ Expanded Thoughts.
Jun 26 • 14 min
Today we’re talking about 4 different #SMH posts from 2019-2016: Positive reinforcement Earning success through hustle and grind Change, growth and collaboration Shoutouts to all the hustlers and grinders It’s Saturday, I’m in the office so it must be the…
#SaturdayMorningHustle Success Comes From Change
Jun 20 • 13 min
Today I’m expanding of a #SaturdayMorningHustle social media post from 2017 about getting started, creating momentum and not being worried about being great when doing something for the first time. You didn’t know how to ride a skateboard or bike the…
Focus On Community
Jun 13 • 18 min
The concept of community is needed more than ever. As individuals, we need to come together for communication, collaboration and empathy with/for each other. This benefits everyone. There’s also the concept of community building as a business model. No…
Taking A Pause, Asking For Your Input
Jun 6 • 8 min
Hit that reset button! It’s time to ask you a few questions about what you want and need to hear on the #SaturdayMornningHustle podcast and social media post. A literal poll of what you want from this podcast. More technical assistance, more business…
Take The First Step
May 30 • 6 min
No matter what you are trying to accomplish in this crazy world, every journey starts with the first step. Make the move, take a risk, be the change you want to see in the world. There is no “perfect” time to do anything, so why not get started right…
The Power and Practice of Authenticity
May 23 • 15 min
#SaturdayMorningHustle Advice: Always be authentic, promote by setting and then meeting expectations plus remember to document, don’t create (stolen from the great Gary Vaynerchuk). Right now, every business, brand and organization needs to communicate as…
Just Like It’s New Years Eve/Day
May 16 • 11 min
Time for a #SaturdayMorningHustle mental and physical reset. Let’s transition from the heavy restrictions of COVID-19 towards our normal #RiseAndGrind #Hustle as #Entrepreneurs by doing what we do on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Throw yourself a…
It’s OK To Have A Bad Attitude If You Do The Work!
May 9 • 13 min
We all get frustrated, but we have things to accomplish. Even the most positive, upbeat people have moments, hours or even days of feeling zero motivation. It’s OK. What’s not acceptable is letting that negativity become your “new normal”. That’s a…
Safe And Smart Approach To Business Re-Opening
May 2 • 13 min
As cities and states around the country begin phased re-opening of certain business types, many people are happy for the opportunity to earn a living while others are afraid of the potential for the spread of COVID-19. If you own or manage a business,…
We ALL Want The Same Thing
Apr 25 • 10 min
We all want to get back to normal, right? Our old lives back, a sense of normalcy and an end to the coronavirus pandemic. This is NOT the “new normal” but a temporary period in our collective history. So, how do we go about getting back to real life again…
Maximum Effort: Just Like Deadpool
Apr 18 • 7 min
That’s right, I’m looking to the foul-mouthed, R-rated and most likely insane superhero (as portrayed by Ryan Reynolds) lives his best life (sarcastically) via the mantra “Maximum Effort” which is actually a really good idea. Even more appropriate during…
The 2 Things You Can Control During The COVID-19 Pandemic
Apr 11 • 8 min
Your business, startup, side-hustle or professional career is on hold right now while the whole world deals with the coronavirus. You can’t control when stay at home orders, social distancing and the overall uncertainty of this situation will end. BUT,…
Permission To Feel (All The Emotions) From COVID-19 Limits On Your Life
Apr 4 • 9 min
A #SaturdayMorningHustle quarantine collective thought: We’re all in this together, and IT SUCKS! COVID-19 is affecting everyone. For some, it’s an inconvenience but for many the coronavirus is dangerous. Some are sick and many people have lost their…
We Need Creative Solutions During COVID-19
Mar 28 • 15 min
YOU know how to #RiseAndGrind to outwork the competition while they’re still sleeping on the weekend. You #WorkSmart and then #WorkHard to #EarnIt every day. You’re an #Entrepreneur or #SmallBusiness Owner or #SelfBrand. We need that hustle, creative…
#SaturdayMorningHustle But At Home
Mar 21 • 12 min
It’s Saturday and I’m hustling, but not in the office. Like everyone else, I am limiting my public interactions to help #LowerTheCurve of the COVID-19 Coronavirus here in the United States. But, that’s no excuse to sleep all day, skip your work routine…
Imposter Syndrome (Sort Of)
Mar 14 • 10 min
Everyone has had a moment (or more) of Imposter Syndrome when they internally doubt themselves. I have too, but in a different way than most people. Let’s talk about it. It’s Saturday, I’m in the office so it must be the #SaturdayMorningHustle. Listen to…
Leadership Lessons From ‘Manager of the Century’ Jack Welch on his passing.
Mar 7 • 11 min
Jack Welch was a very well known and respected business leader who passed away this week. Welch was an American business executive, chemical engineer, and writer. He was chairman and CEO of General Electric between 1981 and 2001. In 2006, Welch’s net…
Cancer Sucks! Meet DeAndre Wilson and the Keep Rolling Campaign
Feb 29 • 5 min
Social Media doesn’t always live up to it’s potential, but occasionally cool things happen online. Last week, the #SaturdayMorningHustle caught the attention of DeAndre Wilson. He’s the man behind the #CancerSucks Keep Rolling awareness campaign by…
Too High Makes Too Low Unbearable
Feb 22 • 8 min
It happens to everyone. Wins and losses. You will hear No more than Yes. Business, careers and brands all have highs and lows. Peaks and valleys in the path to success. Balancing the two is key, not letting lows kill what you have built and not letting…
Hustle Post Valentines Day
Feb 15 • 8 min
Let’s talk about passion, desire and love…. for your startup, business or entrepreneur life. You never work a day in your life if you love what you do. So, do you have it like that or are you just pretending? Are you building for the future or trying not…
The Key To Success!
Feb 8 • 3 min
That’s right, a #SaturdayMorningHustle exclusive! The key to success is….. listen to find out. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/satmorninghustle/message
Super Sunday Bonus #SaturdayMorningHustle
Feb 2 • 9 min
Sports and “hero worship” are on full display this week with the “Big Game” today and the tragic helicopter crash that claimed the life of Kobe Bryan along with his daughter and seven other people. Let’s discuss it all - positive, negative and irrelevant.…
Do Something Unexpected!
Feb 1 • 10 min
It’s a first, something I’ve never done before on the #SaturdayMorningHustle podcast - Resharing content from past episodes. Not just random episodes, but the first podcast of February for the last two (2019 and 2018) years. There is a common theme that…
Earn Your Success
Jan 25 • 4 min
It’s a simple idea, but so many won’t follow through. The #SaturdayMorningHustle #s break it down for you. #RiseAndGrind #EarnIt #WorkSmart then #WorkHard. If you’re willing to get up early or stay up late (or both), make (and follow) a plan, put in max…
Hustle Will Set You Free!
Jan 18 • 8 min
Yes, it’s that simple. Well, sort of. Give me 8 minutes to explain. (Sorry about the occasional windshield wiper noise) The work you do today, creates the opportunities of tomorrow. With that in mind, how much time, effort and attention are you willing to…
#WorkSmart then #WorkHard
Jan 11 • 6 min
Something you hear me say often on the #SaturdayMorningHustle is #WorkSmart then #WorkHard to maximize efficiency and effectiveness. It’s not enough to just #Hustle and #Grind you need to be strategic in your approach to what you are working hard on, in…
Start 2020 with Success!
Jan 4 • 9 min
On the first #SaturdayMorningHustle in 2020 I’m going to break down the steps to success in a “simple” way. Even if you know these steps, achieving success is never easy, simple or quick. It’s work! #RiseAndGrind #Hustle #EvenOnTheWeekend putting in the…
The End of 2019, The Beginning of 2020
Dec 28, 2019 • 7 min
Welcome to the end of the year and a decade. But we’re ending this year the same way we started it - #RiseAndGrind #SaturdayMorningHustle outworking the competition while they sleep in. That’s the point of this podcast, to reaffirm that idea. #Hustle…
Balance Act - Part 3: Risk/Reward
Dec 21, 2019 • 13 min
A true test of an entrepreneur is how he/she balances risk and reward. Too aggressive and you can go bankrupt quickly. Too passive, and nothing ever happens for you. Let’s talk about how to balance risk and reward. How do you bring balance to your…
Balancing Act - Part 2 (more, but different)
Dec 14, 2019 • 10 min
A different take on balancing opposite concepts on an all-new #SaturdayMorningHustle podcast. Not just work/life balance or deciding between self-serving or team attitude (last week’s episode) but also balancing promotion/value, promise/deliver and…
Balancing Act.
Dec 7, 2019 • 10 min
The key to success is….. BALANCE! So how does this idea apply to your life, career or entrepreneurial pursuits? I have some advice for you. Tune in to hear all about it. It’s Saturday, I’m in the office so it must be the #SaturdayMorningHustle. Listen to…
Thankful For Small Business Saturdays
Nov 30, 2019 • 11 min
It’s time to be thankful, just a few days after Thanksgiving. What are we thankful for? Small businesses. The lifeblood of the American economy. Sure you #ShopLocal and #SupportLocal and once a year we have #SmallBusinessSaturday right after #BlackFriday…
Being Thankful For Wins and Loses. Both Are Important.
Nov 23, 2019 • 10 min
I have a #SaturdayMorningHustle pre-Thanksgiving holiday message for you: Be thankful for your wins and your loses. Right now, you’re thinking “what does that even mean?” right? Tune in to find out. It’s Saturday, I’m in the office so it must be the…
Serendipity. Karma. Ethics. Relationships.
Nov 16, 2019 • 18 min
Success comes in many different ways. Some call it serendipity, some call it karma, but for me it’s all about business ethics, attitude and relationships. The #GoldenRule of business: Treat the client how you want to be treated, and that’s exactly what…
Thank A Veteran For Your Freedom
Nov 9, 2019 • 4 min
Veteran’s Day is next week. Let’s get started early thanking the men and women who serve in our military to protect our freedom. It’s the #SaturdayMorningHustle thing to do. After all, without Freedom of Speech, Private Property and Assembly there might…
Should Professionals Wear Halloween Costumes?
Nov 2, 2019 • 7 min
An unofficial #SaturdayMorningHustle poll: Should professionals wear Halloween costumes at work? Does it depend on the industry, job title or other factors? I’ll give you some examples and my take on it today. Put your two cents in the discussion as well.…
Appreciating The Positives After A Setback (Retrospective)
Oct 26, 2019 • 7 min
It was one year ago. I missed a #SaturdayMorningHustle podcast for the first time ever, but I had a good reason. Today I’m reposting the follow-up episode that explained what happened and how I found positives in a negative situation. —- This episode is…
A Podcast About Podcasting
Oct 19, 2019 • 13 min
Ironic, right? Or is it meta? Today’s #SaturdayMorningHustle podcast is ALL ABOUT PODCASTING! Do you listen to podcasts? Have you considered starting a podcast, being a guest on a podcast or being part of a podcast team? You need to know a few things, and…
The Amazing (But Very Often Overlooked) Power of Collaboration
Oct 12, 2019 • 10 min
#SaturdayMorningHustle Tip: Collaborate more. A lot more. There are so many reasons to incorporate collaboration into your marketing. I’m going to tell you all about it today - in ways you’ve probably never heard. A quick 10 minutes of tips, tricks and…
Social Listening
Oct 5, 2019 • 10 min
The ironic #SaturdayMorningHustle topic of the day is #SocialListening. If you want to know why social listening is important, how to utilize it and the value listening on social media brings to any brand, self-brand or influential individual then you…
Future Planning….. on a Saturday
Sep 21, 2019 • 15 min
A few things every business needs, but CEOs just don’t want to take the time to plan for….. a #SaturdayMorning plan to prepare your business for the worse while doing the work to be the best. A few themes were a part of my week that I want to share with…
Focus On What’s Really Important
Sep 14, 2019 • 5 min
Not a typical #SaturdayMorningHustle this week. Take a listen to find out why everything is different this week. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message:…
Say No More So You Can Say Yes More
Sep 7, 2019 • 11 min
It’s a #SaturdayMorningHustle riddle for #Entrepreneurs - “How can saying No as often as possible create the opportunity to say Yes as often as possible? How does this equate to long-term success?” - think about that for a minute, then give the podcast a…
All Work and No Play Makes Jack (or Jill)…..
Aug 31, 2019 • 6 min
All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. You’ve heard this before, right? With the start of College Football this weekend, this is my reminder to enjoy what all your hard work brings to your life. What’s the point of all that #Hustle and #Grind if you…
Doing Everything Different This Episode
Aug 24, 2019 • 15 min
As the #SaturdayMorningHustle evolves, things change. Growth comes from change. This is a good thing, This week I’m changing a lot of the podcast, my social media post, etc. to see what you guys like, dislike or react to. Give a listen and let me know…
Share the Love, Be Social! What Are You Working On?
Aug 17, 2019 • 5 min
That’s right, I’m not passing out #SaturdayMorningHustle advice this week - I’m asking you questions, so I can (hopefully) answer them for you. What are you working on, what can I do to help you, how can other people help you? What questions do you have?…
#Hustle #Grind and #HaveFun - How Is that Possible? Avoiding Burnout.
Aug 10, 2019 • 5 min
Yes, the #SaturdayMorningHustle is all about that #RiseAndGrind but burnout is a real thing, even for the most dedicated hustlers. Everyone eventually hits a wall, but it’s different for each individual. So how can you stay at maximum efficiency to avoid…
For Success, Build The Foundation FIRST!
Aug 3, 2019 • 7 min
It’s an old saying but it applies perfectly to start-ups, entrepreneurs and business owners: “Crawl before you walk”. Seems simple, but too many people want overnight success and do not want to be patient. The process of creating a business structure for…
Handling Interruption To Your Schedule, System or Process
Jul 27, 2019 • 5 min
After a week of travel (for business) I’m way outside my normal routine. Even though I’m not as structured as many people, I do like having an idea of what needs to be done, in what order, how long something should take, etc…. But the key to being…
The Key To Success Is: Balance
Jul 20, 2019 • 5 min
Everything successful has balance. When it comes to business, it’s not just Work/Life balance but also pursuing success the right way - the ethical way. Everyone wants to win, but at what cost? Let’s talk about it. It’s Saturday, I’m in the office so it…
Cha-Cha-Cha-Changes!
Jul 13, 2019 • 5 min
We all have to adapt. Everyday in business or real life. The #SaturdayMorningHustle advice is to find the positives in change. Everything changes. Sometimes a little (minor adjustments) and sometimes a lot (like your fav. team trading your fav. player)…
Staying Motived On A Holiday Week
Jul 6, 2019 • 5 min
It’s Saturday, I’m in the office so it must be the #SaturdayMorningHustle. Getting work done on a holiday week like this week with the 4th of July on Thursday can be tricky. But if you’re going to be an entrepreneur, have a side-hustle or be the person…
Are You Social Media Happy or Burned Out?
Jun 29, 2019 • 5 min
An ironic #SaturdayMorningHustle today. Let’s talk about how much content we all (you and I) are taking in every day via the internet, email, smartphone apps, social media, video, podcast, blogs and “traditional” mediums like print, TV (network or cable)…
Let’s Hear More Positive Feedback In The World
Jun 22, 2019 • 5 min
It’s a #SaturdayMorningHustle idea so simple but so powerful and true. People appreciate positive reinforcement. Who doesn’t love a compliment, big or small? Think about how you feel when some tells you something nice. Small things count too. Like on your…
It’s Yes! Science! Saturday.
Jun 15, 2019 • 4 min
It’s a very different #SaturdayMorningHustle this week. We’re spending our Saturday at the office but not working. Instead, we’re collaborating with a local producer on the “Yes! Science!” Live event and video recording. “Yes! Science!” is a show…
Eat Your Own Dog Food
Jun 8, 2019 • 5 min
No, we’re not on a new diet for the #SaturdayMorningHustle but instead reminding you (while reminding myself) that we all need to take advice and guidance we give to others as direction for ourselves. There’s nothing like a less-than-happy conversation…
Make Your Best Plan Knowing There Will Be Change
Jun 1, 2019 • 5 min
The simple truth is there is no simple, singular path to success - big or small. Most of the time something (or everything) fails to work out as planned. BUT, that’s not an excuse to skip the plan and jump in without a strategy in place. That’s even…
Happy Memorial Day Weekend!
May 25, 2019 • 4 min
Just because a lot of people have Monday off is no reason to skip the #SaturdayMorningHustle podcast this week. Let’s talk about why Memorial Day is important, give thanks to the men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice while serving this great…
Being Social On Social Media
May 18, 2019 • 5 min
It’s such a simple concept: social media. Platforms for people to connect with each other from anywhere at anytime without limitations. It’s like everyone is invited to the party, class, meeting, conference, exhibition, etc. no matter where you are or how…
Consistency Is A #SaturdayMorningHustle Major Key To Success
May 11, 2019 • 5 min
We talk a lot on the #SaturdayMorningHustle about the path to success. This morning, I break down that path in the most simple way possible. Once you see how the parts, you can make your plan for achieving success for yourself. Authenticity Consistency…
Avoid The Entrepreneur Roller Coaster Of Success and Failures
May 4, 2019 • 5 min
Roller coasters are supposed to be fun because you get to climb to the top of the track, look around at everything and then all-of-a-sudden whoosh your diving downward at top speed. Twist, turns and even loops. That’s great fun at an amusement park but…
#SaturdayMorningHustle Startup OKC Weekend-Long Startup Competition at Project 3810
Apr 27, 2019 • 5 min
It’s an exciting #SaturdayMorningHustle weekend around here! Startup OKC - A Weekend-Long Startup Competition is happening in our building Project 3810. I love this stuff. Young, up-and-coming entrepreneurs all get in a room to meet, discuss potential…
A Time For Appreciation To Say Thank You
Apr 20, 2019 • 5 min
What an amazing morning, at the end of a great week in a super month. That’s right, everything is going well and I am full of gratitude for the opportunity to create a career that I love so much I work “extra” on the weekend. As Mark Twain once said:…
Collaboration Time!
Apr 13, 2019 • 31 min
Today is a different #SaturdayMorningHustle because I’m doing a little collaboration with local content producer and all-around good guy Dennis Spielman. Dennis is producing his live event and video show “Yes! Science” nearby today and I’m sponsoring the…
Inspired by TEDx Oklahoma City
Apr 6, 2019 • 5 min
It’s Saturday and I’m in the office all fired up because I had an amazing experience at TEDx Oklahoma City yesterday. The speakers (some I knew, other hearing for the first time), the people in the room together and the opportunity to open yourself up to…
The Definition Of Success
Mar 30, 2019 • 5 min
Question: What is the definition of success? That thing we all chase, the reason we work on the weekend, the ultimate motivator…. How do you define success? Let’s talk about it! After you listen to this week’s episode, tell me your definition of success…
Think Like An Entrepreneur In Your Career
Mar 23, 2019 • 5 min
The #SaturdayMorningHustle is for everyone, not just Entrepreneurs. Anyone can use this advice in your career pursuits. Success always comes to those who work the hardest, make the most of every situation and refuse to lose. It doesn’t matter how many…
#RiseAndGrind #Hustle Even When Your Under The Weather
Mar 16, 2019 • 5 min
Can you hear the scratchiness in my voice this week? Yes, I’m less than 100% but the show must go on. I’m sharing some insights from my Better Business Bureau of Central Oklahoma #TrustTalk this week, including great advice like: “Don’t be better, be…
Side Hustles, Start-Ups & Small Businesses Attitude For Success
Mar 9, 2019 • 5 min
The #SaturdayMorningHustle is behind-the-scenes as I prepare for my BBB of Central Oklahoma #Entrepreneur #TrustTalk on March 14th. In my presentation, I will explain the best strategies, insights & tactics to be successful in your business without…
Making Adjustments In Business and Life
Mar 2, 2019 • 5 min
The #SaturdayMorningHustle is all about making adjustments. In business and life, things almost never go 100% to plan. Things happen. Being able to adjust is key to making the best of any situation. The small, daily adjustments we all make are easy. Big,…
What Are You Working On & What Do You Need To Succeed
Feb 23, 2019 • 3 min
#SaturdayMorningHustle today, I’m not giving any business advice or inspirational quotes. Instead, I’m asking you these 2 question: What are you working on and how can I (or anyone listening to the podcast) help you? It’s just that simple. On the…
Stop Stealing Content To Build Online Presence.
Feb 16, 2019 • 5 min
It’s the simplest of all social norms: Don’t steal other people’s things. This includes creative ideas and content. Not just word-for-word copy and paste style plagiarism but lifting ideas, styles and execution is just wrong. No one appreciates this. The…
The Value Of Self-Worth In Your Career And Life
Feb 9, 2019 • 2 min
It’s a #SaturdayMorningHustle first….. I’m going to suggest you listen to my business podcast this week. It’s typically all business, marketing, etc. but the current episode is about you defining success and not wrapping your own self esteem or value in a…
Make Connections, Give Back To Your Business Community, Win-Win
Feb 2, 2019 • 5 min
I’m typically motivated on the #SaturdayMorningHustle but today I’m really fired up after a very fulfilling experience this week I want to share with you. Twice a year I teach a 2 hour class on Marketing / Advertising for the local Career Tech. My class…
There’s Plenty Of Success For Everyone To Get Their Shot
Jan 26, 2019 • 5 min
A key to success: not letting BS (in your head or from other people) slow you down. Don’t worry about what everyone else is doing, saying or working on. Even if they’re competing with you for a client, job or some other prize. Focus on being your best for…
Giving Thanks And Keeping It Social
Jan 19, 2019 • 5 min
First, I want to thank everyone who listens to the #SaturdayMorningHustle podcast, but especially when I get to hear your stories of motivation, hustle and grind. But, not everyone can #RiseAndGrind on Saturday mornings and that’s OK. The key to success…
Career, Side-Hustle or Hobby - Levels of Entrepreneurship
Jan 12, 2019 • 5 min
Today on the #SaturdayMorningHustle, I run through the levels of entrepreneurship: Side-Hustle, Project Based, Outside Interest, Second Career and Hobby. Each has it’s own set of rules, expectations and return on investment (or lack of). If your full time…
The Key To Success Is……
Jan 5, 2019 • 5 min
Good morning and welcome to the first #SaturdayMorningHustle for 2019. With the new year comes a lot of New Year Resolutions and other standards people try to hold themselves to. If “business” is one of your topics for 2019 you need to know a couple of…
Now Is The Time - Do Something!
Dec 29, 2018 • 5 min
It’s the last Saturday in 2018 and everyone is reflecting on the last year and planning for the future. Now is the time to make a plan for success and then DO SOMETHING to put it into play. I got a t-shirt from OKC media consultant Patrick Allmond this…
Remember The Reason For The Season - The People, Not The Work
Dec 22, 2018 • 5 min
It’s almost time for a holiday break. A few days off to spend time with family and friends. Remember the reason for the season! #SaturdayMorningHustle advice: Take some time off during the holidays to spend real time with real people important to you -…
Character Without Action Is Useless
Dec 15, 2018 • 5 min
Another #SaturdayMorningHustle Accountability Conversation: putting action behind your decisions. It’s not enough to have great character in your decision making process, but you MUST put action behind the idea or its worthless. This is not just in your…
Do You Have Character? A #SaturdayMorningHustle Accountability Conversation.
Dec 8, 2018 • 5 min
It’s that time of year, everyone is playing nice for Santa (or their boss). But were you a good person all year, not just in December? Do you make decisions based on what’s best for all or just you? Do you have character? Do you do the right thing, even…
Are You Prepared For 2019? Tips And Advice For Setting Strategy
Dec 1, 2018 • 5 min
Are you ready for 2019? Do you have a strategic plan in place for next year? If not, you’re WAY behind. In fact, proper strategy is developed months in advance of implementing. Right now, start by setting goals and objectives. Consider your strategy and…
Small Business Saturday Hustle
Nov 24, 2018 • 5 min
Let’s talk about how important small business is for our local, state and national economy. The majority of people in the United States are employed by small businesses. This time of the year, #BlackFriday and #CyberMonday get all the attention and a lot…
Can’t Judge An Entrepreneur By The Cover
Nov 17, 2018 • 5 min
Something struck me recently about the changing ideas of what makes one an entrepreneur, hustler, influencer, business leader, etc…. This last week I’ve interviewed a few entrepreneurs, hosted a small business/entrepreneur event and been in multiple…
Make Excuses -OR- Make Progress.
Nov 10, 2018 • 5 min
You can only do one, so choose! Make Excuses -OR- Make Progress. Do you have #SaturdayMorningHustle in you or not? If you’re in it to win it, then you have no time for worrying, blaming others or finding reasons not to do something. If you want to be…
Work / Life Balance - Holiday Edition
Nov 3, 2018 • 5 min
The #SaturdayMorningHustle is all about effort: #Hustle and #Grind #EvenOnTheWeekend BUT you can’t lose sight of why you’re doing the work. Dont forget what it is that motivates you to put in that extra work. The people who are important in your life, a…
The Future Is Collaboration
Oct 27, 2018 • 5 min
Stop, collaborate and listen. The #SaturdayMorningHustle is back with a brand new edition. I’m all about collaborating as the best pathway to success. In 2018 (2019 and beyond) the old rules of business no longer apply. New business models and…
The #SaturdayMorningHustle Make-Up Show
Oct 20, 2018 • 5 min
Sorry everyone, but we didn’t get to do a show last week because I ended up with a little too much #Hustle, too much #Grind and an unplanned hospital stay. I’m OK now, and in fact I’m back at work in my home office this week trying to catch up from being…
Pattern Interrupt For The Win. Be Consistent BUT Be Flexible And Adaptable Too.
Oct 6, 2018 • 5 min
Break your patterns! Interrupt your routine. Avoid burnout and create opportunity for yourself. Be creative. #SaturdayMorningHustle keys to success include #Hustle #Grind and #Consistency but occasionally you need to take a break. The question is when and…
Balance Is More than Just Work / Life
Sep 29, 2018 • 5 min
Lot’s of people talk about Work / Life balance for entrepreneurs, business owners, side hustlers and #RiseAndGrind personalities but balance is more than that. Finding real balance in your life when you have dedicated yourself to building a business,…
The Secret To Success Is The Ability To Change
Sep 22, 2018 • 5 min
Everyone on their #SaturdayMorningHustle right now is after the same thing - Success! Everyone has a different definition of being successful and the path to your ultimate success has a million possibilities. But, the one constant I have found in life and…
Setting & Meeting Audience Expectations For Business Success
Sep 15, 2018 • 5 min
A central theme of my last four new client orientations (for The Golding Group) has been the function of Branding and Marketing as a filter to the sales funnel, not a catch-all. Too many people want their brand, marketing, advertising and PR to be…
#SaturdayMorningHustle Advice: Take The Advice You Pay For
Sep 8, 2018 • 5 min
Don Draper on Mad Men once told the owner of scandalized Caldecott Farms dog food “Any agency that does not change the name is stealing your money”. She does not agree of course. Draper goes on to tell her to find a new agency because she won’t follow his…
Focus On The Reason We Hustle - Even On The Weekend
Sep 1, 2018 • 5 min
A #SaturdayMorningHustle reminder to stay focused on what’s important for you. The reason I come in early, stay late, hustle, grind and do all the things I do for my business is because I’m trying to build something for my family to live the life we want…
The Real Way To Build Real Success In The Real World
Aug 25, 2018 • 5 min
Everyone wants to talk about how bad they want success, what they are willing to do for it, how long it’s been on their mind (since I was a kid!). Only a portion of these same people actually have the talent to pull it off. Of that group, who is willing…
#SaturdayMorningHustle Real World Inspiration Shout Outs!
Aug 18, 2018 • 5 min
We discuss a lot on the Saturday Morning Hustle including tips, advice and business insights but we also try to motivate and inspire when possible. Nothing inspires me more than hearing from people IRL (in real life) who listen to/watch the SMH on…
Work Smart Then Work Hard For #SaturdayMorningHustle Success
Aug 11, 2018 • 5 min
There are two equally important aspects to creating success. #WorkSmart and then #WorkHard. You can’t just do one or the other and expect to win. #WorkSmart is the research, planning and documentation of how you will create your successful endeavor. This…
Motivating Entrepreneurs, Start-Ups & Fitness Professionals
Aug 4, 2018 • 5 min
The #SaturdayMorningHustle didn’t start as a podcast, but a series of social media posts about the #Hustle and #Grind of owning your own business. These posts connect with entrepreneurs, business owners and everyone willing to work hard for what they…
People Will Steal Your Ideas. Do It Anyways.
Jul 28, 2018 • 5 min
That’s right, not everyone on the planet is ethical (or honest). Plenty of people you have never met (or might be very close to you) are willing to take other people’s ideas and pass them off as their own. I’m not condoning it, I’m just telling you it…
Back To The Basics. Build It Right From The Ground Up.
Jul 21, 2018 • 5 min
The most practical advice I can give you on the #SaturdayMorningHustle is this: Start every idea, project or promotion the same way you build a business. Begin with the best idea possible. Don’t be an “us too” offering but really find something new or a…
Focus On What’s Really Important.
Jul 14, 2018 • 3 min
We’re all about the Hustle and Grind on the #SaturdayMorningHustle podcast, but today we focus (or refocus for some) on what’s really important. Don’t lose sight of why you’re trying to be successful. Put in the extra effort, but also make time for…
Business Concepts for Events, Non-Profits & Personal Brands
Jul 7, 2018 • 5 min
Today on the #SaturdayMorningHustle, I translate the business marketing process into a simple format with tips everyone can use for your next event, non-profit organization or personal brand - artist, musician, entrepreneur, fitness, SM influencer, etc….…
The Key To Success Is……
Jun 30, 2018 • 5 min
Everyone is chasing some sort of success. Business, self-brand, art/music or community efforts. That success is measured by one metric: Conversion. Getting your target audience to do something. Buy, vote, donate, attend, click, call, etc….. The way to…
Ups and Downs of Success!
Jun 23, 2018 • 5 min
Success is a series of hurdles. Some are easy, some are harder, some seem impossible. That’s the grind, this is where hustle and drive are needed. If it’s worth doing, it will be hard. But, everyone on TV, social media and the internet only show you the…
#SaturdayMorningHustle is #SaturdayMorningSideHustle
Jun 16, 2018 • 5 min
Getting work done on a second job, startup or side gig is usually nights and weekend. If you want it bad enough, put in the extra work. Be strategic, make a plan, set goals, make a to-do list and get on your #Hustle and #Grind. #WorkSmart then #WorkHard…
How To Stay Positive During Bad News - What Would Annie Do?
Jun 9, 2018 • 5 min
The #SaturdayMorningHustle is all about motivation, inspiration and putting in the work to pursue your dreams. But how do you keep your head up when you have setbacks or even tragic loss? You ask yourself “What Would Annie Do?” Let me tell you about the…
What is Success? How You Define It & What You Do With It.
Jun 2, 2018 • 5 min
The great thing about the pursuit of success is everyone gets to define what success means to them. A million $$, a hundred million $$, work/life balance, serving others, etc…..? But don’t stop there! What are you going to do with that success once you…
#SaturdayMorningHustle advice from @MyNameIsJabee
May 26, 2018 • 5 min
#SaturdayMorningHustle advice from Emmy Award winning rapper and entrepreneur Jabee during the DD Audio #SpeakerSeries this week at Project 3810: Have passion for what you do, authenticity, honesty, being a human being first, hustle and grind because…
Creative Collaboration Events - Awesome Ways To Create Value
May 19, 2018 • 5 min
On the #SaturdayMorningHustle I’m talking about collaborating with artist Jabee Williams on the DD Audio 2018 #SpeakerSeries next week discussing visionary marketing tactics, the use of technology and innovative approaches to starting or running a small…
Making Mistakes and Owning The Process
May 12, 2018 • 5 min
Everyone makes mistakes. It happens in business and in life. No one is perfect. The key to success is what you learn from each mistake, steps you take to change so it doesn’t happen again and owning up to it so you can move forward. Too many people get…
No Does Not Mean Never, Unless You Give Up
May 5, 2018 • 5 min
#SaturdayMorningHustle Truth - NO doesn’t mean never, it means not right now. Use the feedback of a NO to go back to the drawing board, edit, adapt and make your idea stronger. You will hear NO more often than YES in business and life. You can still win…
David Defeated Goliath By Strength vs. Weakness
Apr 28, 2018 • 5 min
You know the story of David vs. Goliath, right? The average man David slew the undefeated giant Goliath with a simple slingshot. But how does this apply to today, and for business? Simple: Positioning. The process of competing by utilizing your business…
Adaptable, Flexible, Collaborative.
Apr 21, 2018 • 5 min
To find success, you really need the ability to change situationally. Not major changes (unless forced) but adapting along the way. Everyone I had interactions with this week needed to make changes in their organization. Some big, some small some just…
Not Successful Until You Create Success For Others
Apr 14, 2018 • 2 min
Everyone wants to be successful. Hustle, grind, late nights, early mornings. Work smart, work hard and stay focused. The definition is different for every person as well. Become a millionaire, corner office, Instagram famous, whatever you want it to be.…
Advice To My Younger Self: Go All In!
Apr 7, 2018 • 5 min
During a media interview this week, I was asked what advice I would give my younger self if I had a time machine. The interview was about business and entrepreneurship, so my response was this: Go all in, don’t play it safe or over-think. Be willing to…
The Golden Rule Is For Life And Business
Mar 31, 2018 • 5 min
Treating all people well creates positive situations for everyone. Slow down, talk to people and create relationships, not just transactions. #SaturdayMorningHustle advice for the Easter weekend. Has this happened to you? Positive or negative? In…
Audience Demand Builds Better Business Models, Not Your Ego.
Mar 24, 2018 • 5 min
Too many businesses make the mistake of building an operational model that makes providing a product or service as easy as possible for the provider and not the consumer. That’s backward! To create a unique, successful business model that will compete,…
Leadership Comes From Everyone We Meet (Good & Bad)
Mar 17, 2018 • 5 min
The best way to be a great boss, co-worker, collaborator, entrepreneur, business owner, volunteer, civic leader, etc…. is to learn the right and wrong way to lead, motivate and inspire from everyone you meet. #SaturdayMorningHustle #Advice This includes…
Hustle, Grind, Value-Added Effort Above and Beyond
Mar 10, 2018 • 5 min
The #SaturdayMorningHustle is all about making things happen while everyone else is resting. It’s not enough to work hard, but you really have to set yourself apart IF you are trying to build a successful business, career or side-hustle. There’s no such…
Patience and Consistency
Mar 3, 2018 • 6 min
#SaturdayMorningHustle is all about Patience and Consistency. It’s the key to Success! Play the long game, offer more than you take and don’t chase the wrong opportunities. The best clients, projects and collaborations in my career came to me after…
Adversity happens. How will you react?
Feb 24, 2018 • 4 min
Adversity hits everyone. There will always be bumps in the road. The only thing you have control over is how prepared you are and how well you react to negative situations. Don’t let set backs get you down. Use that to motivate even more #Hustle #Grind…
Don’t lose motivation. Ever.
Feb 17, 2018 • 5 min
You can’t lose motivation due to temporary circumstances. Don’t let a team beat your team twice by getting in your head, keeping you from working hard towards your next goal. You can’t let a single loss, setback or bad situation keep you from moving…
Focus Your Opportunity Pursuit
Feb 10, 2018 • 5 min
Practical advice on the #SaturdayMorningHustle this week: it’s not an opportunity if you can’t afford to pursue it. #WorkSmart and #WorkHard but you can only #Hustle and #Grind so many hours a day. Your choices are to hire some help (pt, ft, freelance or…
Open Mind For Opportunity
Feb 3, 2018 • 5 min
Because I received so much positive feedback from the podcast last week, I wanted to continue the conversation today. I love the hustle and grind, I’m just built that way. But, not everything is a 1-to-1 give and take (or make) situation. In business, we…
Success comes from positivity
Jan 27, 2018 • 5 min
True success comes from a positive attitude and willingness to give more than you take. We all hustle and grind every single day, even on the weekends, to make something for ourselves and our family. That’s what it takes to be an entrepreneur, own your…
Maximize Your Work Week.
Jan 20, 2018 • 8 min
The best way to get the most out of your Monday through Friday 9-5 grind is be prepared and organized. SaturdayMorningHustle is the perfect time to prep for the week ahead. That’s what I do. Make your to-do list, set up your assets, do your research,…
The Blank Page Theory
Jan 13, 2018 • 6 min
Today we discuss the process all Creative professionals go through. I call it the “Blank Page” Theory. You start with a blank sheet of paper. Write down where you are, point A. At the other end of the paper, write down where you need to be, point B. This…
The cure for procrastination!
Jan 6, 2018 • 4 min
It’s a new year, the first #SaturdayMorningHustle and the best time to make a plan, set goals and get to work for 2018. Too many people falling victim to their own procrastination. The best time to plan a tree was 20 years ago, but the second best time is…
Collaboration is key in 2018
Dec 30, 2017 • 7 min
It’s that time of year, to make New Years resolutions. If you are an entrepreneur, business owner, management, investor or self-brand you should be setting goals for your business pursuits. In addition to your goals, you need a theme for the year. A word…
Holiday weekend motivation.
Dec 23, 2017 • 4 min
It’s a cold and snowy #SaturdayMorningHustle one day before Christmas Eve. Just because everyone else gets a 3 day weekend is no reason #Hustlers and #Entrepreneurs should slack off. I’m full of gratitude for a great 2017 and look forward to an even…
Don’t wait for 2018. Work now!
Dec 16, 2017 • 5 min
Why put off until 2018 what you can accomplish today. Don’t fall into the “holiday” trap of letting up on your hustle. Make a plan, set goals and work harder than ever to start next year off right. This goes for entrepreneurs, business owners, Artist or…
Embracing new ideas/situations
Dec 9, 2017 • 6 min
Opportunity comes from change. Don’t be afraid of new situations, even if it wasn’t your plan or idea. In fact, run at it full force. A new year is coming, a new opportunity for you to set and reach goals. Do you have the right goals and are you working…
Collaboration & Authenticity
Dec 2, 2017 • 5 min
We’re working in our new collaborative “content factory” space today. The key to effective communication is being authentic and connecting with your primary target audience the way they want you to. Not the other way around. —- Send in a voice message:…
Eyes on the prize.
Nov 25, 2017 • 4 min
Today is a Big announcement about an even bigger announcement next week. Our Creative Co-Work space is gone, but something new is coming. The key to make it all happen: Patience and positive attitude. Find a way to collaborate, create success for all.…
Attitude of Gratitude
Nov 18, 2017 • 5 min
Today, I want to say thank you and show my gratitude for everyone who listens and interacts with the #SaturdayMorningHustle each week on iTunes, Anchor.fm, Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. Keep listening, commenting, liking and sharing. You guys are the…
Success requires introsp
Nov 11, 2017 • 3 min
Bring a bit self reflective today on the #SaturdayMorningHustle. Finding opportunity in change, positives from negatives and success from adversity. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send…
Business needs patience
Nov 4, 2017 • 4 min
Making rash or emotional decisions is bad for business. It cost you money and opportunity. Deploy a little patience, but don’t use that as an excuse to not make tough choices. Good luck! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a…
Making lemonade from life.
Oct 28, 2017 • 6 min
Opportunity comes from making a negative a positive and creating opportunity out of adversity. Take a disadvantage and make it your advantage. Lemonade from lemons. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
Conflict happens in business.
Oct 21, 2017 • 5 min
Conflict is a part of business. #SaturdayMorningHustle advice: If you can’t handle conflict, maybe you shouldn’t be a boss, business owner or entrepreneur. Toughen up buttercup. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
Dealing with adversity in biz.
Oct 14, 2017 • 5 min
The #SaturdayMorningHustle is all about staying positive, but today we need to talk about adversity. When life throws you a curve ball or road block at you don’t take it personally. Make a neg. a pos. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest…
Collab. experiential marketing
Oct 7, 2017 • 5 min
Replace one of your “traditional” marketing buys with a creative community collaboration event to benefit a local nonprofit, school or cause for positive ROI. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
Success comes from change.
Sep 23, 2017 • 5 min
The key to business success is how you handle change. Winning comes from making small movements, not large pivots or failure to adjust at all. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a…
Answering your business ???s
Sep 16, 2017 • 3 min
The #SaturdayMorningHustle is all about inspiring and informing so today we’re asking for your questions. How can we help you with a business issue. We’ll share the answer with everyone. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a…
Tips from 30yrs biz experience
Sep 9, 2017 • 7 min
I started my first business at 15, but I didn’t understand what I was doing. 30 years later, I’ve learned a lot along the way. Find opportunity in filling a need with something you have talent for. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way…
Create success, stay humble
Sep 2, 2017 • 5 min
There is a lot happening in the world right now, many people need a hand. Use your business success to be of service to others. Do good things, see positive results. Think global, act local. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to…
Embrace the change for growth
Aug 26, 2017 • 4 min
In business and life, things change. You can worry about it, or use it to grow your business or self-brand. Take that challenge head-on. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice…
Change is good, pay attention
Aug 19, 2017 • 5 min
Market and audience guide your business, not the other way around. Are you paying attention? Do you know what to look for? —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message:…
“Everyone” is not your client
Aug 12, 2017 • 7 min
Our first official podcast full episode. We discuss the need to focus and not trying to make everyone a customer/client. In the bonus segment we tell you how to find us on social media. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a…
Everyone Is Not Your Client
Aug 5, 2017 • 6 min
Full 5 min. explanation of #SaturdayMorningHustle “Everyone is not your client”. • Saturday Bonus: call ins, backing music tracks and other Anchor tools. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —-…
Planning Needs Execution
Jul 22, 2017 • 5 min
5 mins. on “Planning is worthless without execution” #SaturdayMorningHustle —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/satmorninghustle/message
Watch and Learn.
Jul 7, 2017 • 2 min
Take advice from experts AND watch what they do (how they got your attention). —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/satmorninghustle/message