Build a Better Business

Build a Better Business

jamieirvine.ca
Learn the secrets of building a better business! Enjoy a combination of interviews with some of the brightest minds in business, which include people like Michael E. Gerber, Dorie Clark and Bob Burg and talks that draw on my own personal experience as …


Your Reputation is Driven by Your Authentic Self with James Dawson
Aug 2 • 39 min
Learn why your businesses reputation is driven by your willingness to be your authentic self.
The 4 Steps of Business Coaching with Monte Wyatt
Jul 19 • 21 min
Learn about the 4 steps of business coaching and how it helps you build a better business.
How to Hire Fast and Fire Faster
Jun 28 • 8 min
Learn how to hire fast and fire faster so that you can build a better team.
How to Prepare for the Unexpected with Lorena Tomasini
Jun 25 • 17 min
Learn why it is so important to prepare for the future and protect all your hard work building a better business.
Three Ways to Be Better at Sales
Jun 21 • 9 min
Sales is the engine of every business and is one of the most important places you need to develop competency in to make your business better.
The Connection Between Employee and Business Health with Allan Friesen
Jun 18 • 20 min
Learn why there is a connection between the health of your people and the health of your business.
Save Big with this Tool for Graphic Design
Jun 14 • 8 min
Learn about a tool that will allow you to do all your own graphic design work for a few dollars a month.
How to Help Employees be Vulnerable with Corey Blake
Jun 11 • 26 min
Learn why creating an environment that allows your employees be vulnerable is an important part of building a better business.
Bob Burg – The Go-Giver Influencer
Jun 7 • 23 min
Learn why changing your focus from getting to giving is an important part of building a better business.
How to Buy or Sell a Business with Neil Gerritsen
Jun 4 • 21 min
Learn why starting with the end in mind is an important part of building, buying, or selling a business.
How to Value Your Time with Erica Quigley
May 31 • 23 min
Learn why properly valuing your time is an important part of building a better business.
Google Best Practices for Your Website with Paul Chato
May 28 • 32 min
Learn about the 6 things that you can do on your website to get it to perform better and become an investment instead of just an expense.
Influential Business Books That I Love
May 24 • 11 min
This is my list of business books that have truly resonated with me and they have had a huge impact on my career and life.
How to Fund Your Legacy with Samuel Knickerbocker
May 21 • 24 min
Learn how to create and fund your legacy which is an important part of having a dream for your business.
How to Make Video Part of Your Marketing Strategy
May 17 • 19 min
Learn why using video in your marketing is an important part of building a better business.
Attributes You Need to be Successful with Susan Gonzales
May 14 • 26 min
Learn about the attributes that lead to success that every entrepreneur should develop.
Learn How to Delegate Properly
May 10 • 11 min
Learn why there is a correct and incorrect way to delegate and what it can do for your business when you get it right.
Finding Your Narrow Brilliance with Scott Beebe
May 7 • 26 min
Learn why focusing on one thing will make you more successful in your business.
Replay: Dorie Clark and Entrepreneurial You
May 3 • 29 min
Learn why having multiple revenue streams is an important part of long-term business success.
5 Strategies to Support Growth with Karen Walker
Apr 30 • 26 min
Learn the 5 strategies that focus in internal systems that support external growth.
Replay: How to Become a Leader with Kyler Costucci
Apr 26 • 27 min
Learn why personal leadership is an important part of building a better business.
How to Create a Media Department with Joseph Hogue
Apr 23 • 24 min
Learn why creating a media department in your business is so important and get tips on how to set it up effectively.
Replay: Michael E. Gerber says, “You Need to Dream Bigger!”
Apr 19 • 46 min
Learn why having a dream is an essential part of building a better business.
Find and Apply the Right Message with Lukas Resheske
Apr 16 • 34 min
Learn why finding and applying the right message is an important part of finding more customers and increasing your revenue.
Evolving the Dream for Your Business
Apr 12 • 17 min
Learn why the dream of a business is so important and how to evolve that dream over time.
How to Succeed as a Leader in the First 18-Months with Ron Carucci
Apr 9 • 26 min
Learn how to succeed as a leader and avoid the failure most leaders experience in the first 18-months of their new appointment.
How to Stay Lean and Sell Big
Apr 5 • 19 min
Learn why staying lean can lead to selling more products and services in a big way.
How to Become Self-Aware with Dr. Ken Keis
Apr 2 • 30 min
Learn why self-awareness is an important part of being a leader who is successful in business and life.
How to Find Talent and Build a Better Team
Mar 29 • 22 min
Learn why finding talented people is an important part of building a better business but why there is more to the story.
How to Support Your Local Economy with Connor Curran
Mar 26 • 30 min
Listen to Connor Curran’s story of making the decision to be 100% Made in Canada and how that transformed his business and relationship with his local economy.
Scaling Without Sacrificing Culture
Mar 22 • 10 min
Learn how to scale without sacrificing your culture and why retaining your culture is an important part of ensuring your business remains competitive and endures the test of time.
How to Differentiate in a Crowded Marketplace with Tom Libelt
Mar 19 • 23 min
Learn why being memorable and understanding what you are selling is an important part of differentiating yourself in a crowded marketplace.
How to Avoid These Three Common Leadership Mistakes
Mar 15 • 18 min
Learn about three common leadership mistakes, how to avoid them, and what you should do instead.
How to Create a Brand Experience Online with Irina Leoni
Mar 12 • 29 min
Learn why the visuals of your media content is an important part of creating a brand experience that motivates people to become your customer.
How to Create a Media Department in Your Business
Mar 8 • 28 min
How do create a media department in your business that will consistently get and hold the attention of your ideal customers? That is what I answer in episode 108.
An Interview with the Creator of The Music Paradigm
Mar 5 • 22 min
Learn why using creative methods is an important part of establishing harmony between departments within your organization.
How to Create a Budget for Your Business
Mar 1 • 21 min
Learn how to create a budget for your business and how to avoid many of the common mistakes.
Should Business Leaders be Vulnerable with Deepak Shukla
Feb 26 • 25 min
Is showing vulnerability a good idea when you are a leader of a business? This episode answers that question with a resounding YES!!!
Creating a Supportive Environment for Those With Depression
Feb 22 • 18 min
This is the conclusion of the Depression in the Workplace mini-series and in this episode I talk about the Depression Care Process and the financial impact of creating an environment that supports employees who have depression.
Helping Employees with Depression with Michele Molitor
Feb 19 • 27 min
Depression affects everyone and as leaders of our businesses we need to know how to help our employees who are suffering from depression.
Success Helped Me Discover I Had Depression
Feb 15 • 19 min
It can take decades to identify that you are suffering from depression and anxiety and I want to help people relieve the suffering as soon as possible.
How to be a Leader with Depression with Dennis C Miller
Feb 12 • 28 min
Depression affects millions of people every year and just because you are a leader of a business doesn’t mean you will be exempt from depression.
The Evolution of a Podcast - Celebrating 100 Episodes
Feb 8 • 29 min
The podcast has evolved over the last 100 episodes and today we celebrate reaching episode 100 and talk about what to expect going forward.
How to Invest in a Niche with Jefferson Lilly
Feb 5 • 28 min
Your hard earned money needs to grow over time to serve you so it is important to invest in niches with lower risk and higher return on investment and that is what we learn about in this episode.
What to Do When Employees Work Against You
Feb 1 • 16 min
It is important to know what to do when employees work against you and this is the episdode that breaks it down step by step.
How to Stop Overeating and Stick to Any Diet with Dr Glenn Livingston
Jan 29 • 27 min
We talk about how to get healthy, stop overeating and stick to any diet.
Why Managers Need to Watch What They Say
Jan 25 • 14 min
What managers say and do has a profound impact on the employees in their charge so it is imperative that leaders and managers learn the best strategies for communication and that is what today’s episode is all about.
Tiny Leaps, Big Changes with Gregg Clunis
Jan 22 • 26 min
Gregg Clunis and I discuss his new book Tiny Leaps, Big Changes and we get into what is involved in changing your behavior.
Why Do Some People Try to Stop Others From Succeeding
Jan 18 • 21 min
Why do some people try to stop others from succeeding especially when they are in leadership positions?
How to Improve Cash Flow for Your Business with Cori Di Donato
Jan 15 • 26 min
Managing cashflow is one of the most common challenges facing a business leader today and in this episode we will go deep on how to improve cashflow in your business.
How to Build a Better Business
Jan 11 • 23 min
To have employees that care you must create an environment that leads to caring, I call that building a better business.
How to Be a Guest on a Podcast with Chi Odogwu
Jan 8 • 25 min
Podcasting is a powerful medium that should be incorporated into your businesses marketing strategy.
How to Get Employees to Care
Jan 4 • 19 min
To get employees to care there must be a culture of care in your business which creates the right environment.
How to Master Money in 3 Steps with Jessica Moorhouse
Jan 1 • 31 min
Master your money in 3 steps, don’t worry it isn’t complicated.
Why Are There So Few Good Employees?
Dec 28, 2018 • 26 min
Why are there so few good employees? It’s the wrong question and I will explain in great detail exactly why in this episode.
How to Get People to Like You First with Crystal Webster
Dec 25, 2018 • 24 min
People buy emotionally and require rational justification afterwards therefore getting people to like you is a skill that is absolutely necessary.
Empowering Your Managers To Be Leaders
Dec 21, 2018 • 20 min
How to empower your managers to be leaders.
How to Write a Successful Business Blog Post with Dayne Shuda
Dec 18, 2018 • 27 min
In episode 85 I interview an expert on writing business blogs and we go over the 5 step process that results in a better blog.
Why Managers Struggle and What to Do About It
Dec 14, 2018 • 15 min
Why managers struggle to make decisions and deal with confrontation and what to do about it.
Six Attributes of Elite Leaders with Jon Markwardt
Dec 11, 2018 • 31 min
Jon Markwardt, author of The Grass is Browner on the Other Side, has identified six attributes that lead to elite leadership.
Developing the Next Generation of Managers in Your Business
Dec 7, 2018 • 19 min
What to do if you have a manager that isn’t a leader on your team and how to develop the next generation of leaders in your business.
Create a Personal Brand with Daniel Francavilla
Dec 4, 2018 • 24 min
Learn why developing a personal brand is very important to compliment your business.
Leaders That Dream (Part 3)
Nov 30, 2018 • 11 min
It is one thing to talk about a dream, it is another thing to take the neccessary action to achieve that dream and that is what this episode is all about.
Conquering Isolation and Loneliness with Roger Pierce
Nov 27, 2018 • 25 min
Isolation is a problem for those who lead businesses and my guest today wants to eliminate it.
Leaders That Dream (Part 2)
Nov 23, 2018 • 13 min
Part 2 of the three-part mini-series Leaders That Dream.
Bonus Episode: Take Your Kid to Work Day
Nov 21, 2018 • 17 min
Today we have an alternate host, my daughter Emma will interview me about business systems, this was part of her “Take Your Kid to Work” day.
You Need Multiple Revenue Streams with Dorie Clark
Nov 20, 2018 • 31 min
Having multiple revenue streams insulates you from the unpredictable nature of our marketplace and in this episode you will learn how to set up multiple revenue streams.
Leaders That Dream (Part 1)
Nov 16, 2018 • 20 min
Part 1 of the three-part mini-series, Build a Better Business - Leaders That Dream.
Identifying Your Vision with Luke Williams
Nov 13, 2018 • 21 min
Identifying your vision is not a single goal, it has multiple components, it involves your health, wealth, family, and legacy.
How to Sell Your Business
Nov 9, 2018 • 20 min
The purpose of building a business is to sell that business, therefore preparing for that eventuality is a critical part of building a better business.
Develop a Healthy Inner Dialogue with Danielle Grant
Nov 6, 2018 • 25 min
In today’s episode, we are going to talk about how to develop a healthy inner dialogue.
How to Scale Your Business
Nov 2, 2018 • 16 min
Learn the secrets of scaling your business.
Getting Healthy with Jay Kali (Part 2)
Oct 30, 2018 • 35 min
To get healthy you must have a holistic approach, which means that diet is 100% of the health equation but of course exercise is also 100% of the equation.
The Interior Design of Your Business: Marketing Systems
Oct 26, 2018 • 29 min
Marketing and sales is all about lead generation and lead conversion and to do it properly you need a system.
Your Attention is For Sale with Dave Conley
Oct 23, 2018 • 26 min
Your attention is for sale and it’s up to you to decide where to spend your time and put your attention.
The Interior Design of Your Business: Operational Systems
Oct 19, 2018 • 29 min
In today’s episode, we continue the Blueprint of a Great Business Series with a discussion about operational systems.
How to be a Better Writer with Susan Baracco
Oct 16, 2018 • 30 min
We officially launch the rebranded podcast and speak with Susan Baracco about how to be a better writer.
The Interior Design of Your Business: Financial Systems
Oct 12, 2018 • 28 min
In this episode we talk about finaincal systems which include but are not limited to; budgets, expense reports, sales projections, and cashflow statements.
The E-Myth and Radical U with Michael E. Gerber
Oct 10, 2018 • 46 min
Why most small businesses don’t work and what to do about it with the great Michael E. Gerber!
Your Brand Gives Your Business Curb Appeal
Oct 5, 2018 • 26 min
In this episode we go into great detail about how to create a brand that resonates with your ideal customers.
The Anti-Corporate Approach with Philip Williams
Oct 3, 2018 • 29 min
In today’s episode, we talk about how to achieve sustainable growth in a business without using arbitrary targets.
Build Your Management Framework
Sep 28, 2018 • 19 min
In today’s episode, we continue the Blueprint of a Great Business Series and we discuss creating a management framework for your business.
Content Inspires Buying Behavior with Whitney Cole
Sep 26, 2018 • 30 min
Content inspires buying behavior and that means that you can either inspire people to buy or not so it is important to get it right.
Humility Leads to Better Relationships with Joel Hawbaker
Sep 24, 2018 • 30 min
Humility and grace lead to better relationships, better relationships leads to success in business and life.
Establishing Your Leadership Foundation
Sep 21, 2018 • 17 min
We continue the Blueprint of a Great Business Series and discuss leadership as the foundation of a great business.
Ride the Ride for 30-years with Tom Jackobs
Sep 19, 2018 • 31 min
What does it take to be an entrepreneur for over 30 + years? Find out from someone who has done it.
A Masterclass on Social Media with Emily Baillie
Sep 17, 2018 • 32 min
Learn how to optimize your social media for the maximum results.
Over-Arching Goals (Part 2)
Sep 14, 2018 • 14 min
Developing over-arching goals for your business independent of your over-arching life goals is the first step in building a great business.
Overcoming the Frustration of Being an Employer with Kimberly Ho
Sep 12, 2018 • 24 min
Human resources are your greatest asset and can also be your greatest liability, today we talk to Kimberly Ho an expert in HR.
Core Values Drive Growth with Shane Spiers
Sep 10, 2018 • 29 min
In today’s episode, we discuss what it takes to scale a business and it might not be what you would expect.
Over-Arching Goals (Part 1)
Sep 7, 2018 • 23 min
In order to avoid the entrepreneurial nightmare and experience the dream you must seperate yourself from your business.
Why Your Marketing Strategy Must Come First with Patrick McFadden
Sep 5, 2018 • 27 min
If you try to prescribe a solution before diagnosing the problem you will not successfully take away the pain, likewise, your marketing strategy should come before your tactics.
What to Expect in Season 2
Sep 3, 2018 • 22 min
We celebrate reaching episode fifty 7 months ahead of schedule!
Focus Your Greatness Friday Replay
Aug 31, 2018 • 29 min
This is a replay of episodes 40 - 49 of the Focus Your Greatness Daily Podcast.
Never Give Up on Your Dreams with Shaun Ghulam
Aug 29, 2018 • 26 min
What you believe about yourself and what is possible affects your behavior, never giving up on your dreams is advice we all should adhere to, but how do we actually do it?
Getting Healthy with Jay Kali (Part 1)
Aug 27, 2018 • 39 min
As we get older we often struggle to maintain our health. How can we stay healthy and stop the weight yoyo?
Focus Your Greatenss Friday Replay
Aug 24, 2018 • 21 min
This week we replay episodes 33 - 39 of the Focus Your Greatness Daily Podcast.
How to be a Better Marketer with Jay Ludgrove
Aug 22, 2018 • 30 min
Content creation is an important part of telling your story, branding yourself or your business, and generating results online through better SEO.
How to Outsource with Nathan Hirsch
Aug 20, 2018 • 26 min
Entrepreneurs have long seen outsourcing as a strategy reserved for big business, but technology has made it a more accessible tool for businesses of all sizes.
Focus Your Greatness Friday Replay
Aug 17, 2018 • 19 min
This week we replay episodes 28 - 32 of the Focus Your Greatness Daily Podcast.
Selling from the Heart with Larry Levine
Aug 15, 2018 • 25 min
Can you be a heart-centered person with a big vision for yourself and your business and still make money?
Suicide Survivor is My Brand with Logan Tyler Nelson
Aug 13, 2018 • 26 min
Suicide is an ongoing problem that affects everyone regardless of age, race, gender, or vocation.
Focus Your Greatness Friday Replay
Aug 10, 2018 • 18 min
This week we replay episodes 23 - 27 of the Focus Your Greatness Daily Podcast.
How to Deliver the Right Message with Mike Sahno
Aug 8, 2018 • 31 min
Storytelling is the number one tool you need to grow your business and increase profitability.
How to Use Your Influence for Good with Ryan Williams
Aug 6, 2018 • 28 min
Influence can be used for good or bad. Learn how to use influence for good in business and life.
Focus Your Greatness Friday Replay
Aug 3, 2018 • 15 min
This week we replay episodes 18 - 22 of the Focus Your Greatness Daily Podcast.
Learn to Earn with David Moerman
Aug 1, 2018 • 29 min
What you learn and who you learn from is an advantage you can leverage to be successful.
AI and the Future of Sales with Jeff Koser
Jul 30, 2018 • 26 min
Jeff Koser and I talk about his story and the impact AI is having on sales.
Focus Your Greatness Friday Replay
Jul 27, 2018 • 15 min
This week we replay episodes 13 - 17 of the Focus Your Greatness Daily Podcast.
No Pressure in Sales Wins with Corey Philip
Jul 25, 2018 • 32 min
Can a “no pressure” sales approach generate real revenue? We find out in today’s episode.
Focus Your Greatness Friday Replay
Jul 20, 2018 • 15 min
This week we replay episodes 8 - 12 of the Focus Your Greatness Podcast.
Why Business Systems Work with Paul Maskill
Jul 18, 2018 • 35 min
A break down of why systems are important and how to implement them in your business.
Focus Your Greatness Friday Replay
Jul 13, 2018 • 21 min
The first 7 episodes of the Focus Your Greatness podcast all in one episode.
The Power of Masterminds with Ronan Leonard
Jul 11, 2018 • 32 min
Ronan and I talk about the deep impact being part of a mastermind can have on your business and life.
Small Business Big Thinkers Interview
Jul 6, 2018 • 30 min
Nicole and I did a Facebook Live inside of the Small Business Big Thinkers group and I wanted to share it with you.
Create Packages That Sell with Heather Havenwood
Jul 4, 2018 • 31 min
Heather Havenwood and I discuss how to create packages that sell millions of dollars in services.
How to Profit with Nancy Ganzekaufer
Jun 27, 2018 • 30 min
Nancy and I discuss how to become profitable in your business.
Soren S. Hansen Talks About Business
Jun 25, 2018 • 35 min
This was a great interview that I was happy to do on the Tribe of Entrepreneurs Podcast with Soren S. Hansen.
Voice is Going to Change Everything
Jun 22, 2018 • 22 min
Jamie Irvine talks to B2B leaders about voice technology and the impact this will have on the world.
Becoming a Leader with Kyler Costucci
Jun 20, 2018 • 35 min
In this episode, we talk about leadership, how to develop it and the impact it can have on your business and life.
Change Your Behavior with Gregg Clunis
Jun 13, 2018 • 33 min
Changing your BEHAVIOR is challenging but with this 3-step process you can accomplish anything!
Focus On Developing a Great Customer Buying Experience
Jun 11, 2018 • 10 min
Jamie says it the way it is, “Stop complaining and put that energy into something positive!”
Sam Jones Decides to Quit His Job!
Jun 8, 2018 • 30 min
Get an insider look at what happens when a company fails to provide its employees with an environment where they can be successful.
Take Action Today to Make Your Business Great with Marc Mawhinney
Jun 6, 2018 • 28 min
Taking consistnet action is one of the fundamental keys to success in business and life.
Making a Real Connection with Kim Snyder
May 30, 2018 • 24 min
Making a deeper emotional connection is a powerful way to increase your revenue and make you more successful personally.
Why Focus is Important in Business with John Lee Dumas
May 23, 2018 • 26 min
This week we talk about the importance of FOCUS in business and life.
What’s Your Business Worth with Adam Fenner
May 16, 2018 • 42 min
Adam Fenner does a deep dive on how to value a business.
How to Create Facebook Ads with Kevin Joseph
May 9, 2018 • 23 min
Kevin Joseph talks about Facebook Ads.
New Format Announcement
May 7, 2018 • 23 min
Unveiling the brand new format for the podcast.
How to Find More Clients with Maggie Patterson
May 2, 2018 • 17 min
Maggie Patterson teaches us how to find more clients.
Why Your Business Plan is Very Important with Colin Morgan
Apr 25, 2018 • 19 min
Learn about why being process-driven and results-driven leads to greater business success.
Gaining Confidence and Breaking-Through with Ian Beaton
Apr 18, 2018 • 16 min
Learn how knowing specifically who you want to help and being consistent leads to business success.
How to Make the World a Better Place with John Kachurick
Apr 11, 2018 • 15 min
Learn how holding yourself accountable, being present when speaking with customers, and identifying what takes our energy and what gives us energy leads to business success.
Never Give Up with Eric Arnold
Apr 4, 2018 • 16 min
Learn why never giving up and learning from every failure will eventually lead you to long-term success.
Practical Business Advice with Shane and Trevor on Resist Forty
Apr 3, 2018 • 62 min
Receive practical business advice from someone who has lived it.
Overcoming Drug Addiction with Sean Farjadi on Stories That Empower
Apr 2, 2018 • 17 min
Learn how to overcome drug addiction and that there is life after drugs.
The Blueprint of a Great Business with Colin Morgan on the Daily Grind
Apr 1, 2018 • 29 min
Learn about the Blueprint of a Great Business that was developed over my years as a business owner.
The Profile-First Approach with Luis Congdon and Kamala Chambers on Thriving Launch
Mar 31, 2018 • 16 min
Learn why using the Profile-First Approach when hiring leads to high performing teams.
How to Create a Sales Plan with Pat Helmers on Sales Babble
Mar 30, 2018 • 28 min
Learn how to write a successful sales plan.
The Dangerous Entrepreneurial Journey with Aaron Scott Young on Unshackled Owner
Mar 29, 2018 • 40 min
Learn why building operational systems for your business is so important.
How to Create Business Systems with Tony Booth on the Contracting Coachcast
Mar 28, 2018 • 39 min
This was my first appearance on the Contracting Coachcast and I really enjoyed talking to Tony about business systems.
Business Development Systems with John Lee Dumas on EOFire
Mar 27, 2018 • 24 min
I was interviewed by John Lee Dumas and I talk about business systems and share the story of the time I almost died on the job.
Welcome to the Podcast
Mar 26, 2018 • 9 min
This is my introductory episode where I tell you a little about me and what you can expect from this podcast.