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How to Get to the Finish Line in Business and in Life


Moment or Movement Featuring Donna Fullerton and Jane Hyun
Jun 29 • 35 min
This is a special episode of Smashing the Plateau, addressing the divide we see in our communities and the world. I’m pleased to be joined by two special guests, Donna Fullerton and Jane Hyun. They are both experts in business transformation, and they…
Humor Engineering Featuring Andrew Tarvin
Jun 22 • 22 min
Andrew Tarvin is the Founder and CEO of Humor That Works, teaching professionals how to use humor to achieve better business results.
Learn How to Work on Your Business Featuring Terry Ogburn
Jun 15 • 24 min
Terry Ogburn is the owner of Ogburn‘s Business Solutions. He has developed a Business Development Process that helps Entrepreneurs and Business Owners learn the importance of working on your business instead of being caught up in the day-to-day grind.
How to Pinpoint Your Perfect Business Featuring Kat McLead
Jun 8 • 22 min
Kat McLead is the creator of Pinpoint Your Perfect Business: *the* proven framework for pinpointing your perfect niche for a high profit, high purpose, and high pleasure business while staying MOM first.
Positive Impact with Innovative Chef Cynthia Sestito
Jun 1 • 31 min
Cynthia Sestito has been a chef, restaurant owner and consultant for over 25 years. She is the author of a cannabis cookbook and is now creating foods with micro-dosed cannabis.
How to Communicate When There’s a Crisis Featuring Sherry Goldman
May 25 • 25 min
Sherry Goldman is president of Goldman Communications Group, an award-winning public relations/marketing communications agency. For the past 24 years, Sherry has led her agency, offering a wide suite of public relations services. She is an expert in…
Understanding Money Featuring Justin McAuliffe
May 18 • 30 min
With nearly 15 years of diversified public accounting experience, Justin founded McAuliffe CPA Enterprises, P.C. in 2018 to work with small business owners to organize their books and records, assist with management of the general ledger, develop and/or…
Mindful Men with Positive Impact Featuring Purdeep Sangha
May 11 • 22 min
Purdeep Sangha is “The Strategist For Men In Business” and teaches men how to become a Profit-Multiplying Powerhouse. He is the founder behind the movement #MenWhoWin, men who are mindful alpha males.
Creating profit with a new game, CROSSNET, Featuring Chris Meade
May 4 • 23 min
Chris Meade quit a lucrative sales director job to launch the business CROSSNET, the world’s first four-way volleyball game.
How to Build Trust in a Digital World Featuring Ethan Beute
Apr 27 • 25 min
Chief Evangelist at BombBomb, co-author of Rehumanize Your Business, and host of The Customer Experience Podcast, Ethan has collected and told personal video success stories in hundreds of blog posts, in dozens of webinars and stage presentations, and in…
Determine Your Best Clients in 180 Seconds Featuring Juliet Clark
Apr 20 • 22 min
Juliet Clark created a platform-building tool that assesses audience obstacles, generates leads, and qualifies leads for businesses. This simple technology can be used on social media, from the stage, and at workshops to build email lists and create…
Getting Over the “Ick” of Selling Featuring Dr. Cindy McGovern
Apr 13 • 23 min
Known far and wide as “Dr. Cindy,” the First Lady of Sales, she is an expert in the areas of sales. She helps people get over the “Ick” of selling and use the skills of sales professionals to get what they want and deserve at work and in life.
The Forever Transaction Featuring Robbie Kellman Baxter
Apr 6 • 24 min
Robbie Kellman Baxter, an expert on the membership economy, is the author of The Forever Transaction: How to Build a Subscription Model So Compelling, Your Customers Will Never Want to Leave
Counterintuitive Strategies to Boost Profit Featuring Maiko Sakai
Mar 30 • 25 min
Maiko Sakai, founder of Airtight Concepts, is a NYC-based business growth strategist a.k.a. secret weapon to her clients who are visionary entrepreneurs and CEOs with the desire to build a high-functioning, profit-generating machine of their dreams.
Command Your Brand Featuring Jeremy Ryan Slate
Mar 23 • 21 min
Jeremy Ryan Slate specializes in using podcasting and new media to create celebrity and was ranked #1 in iTunes New and #78 in the iTunes top 100. He was named the #1 Podcast to Listen to by INC Magazine in 2019, as well as being named a Top Influencer by…
Why You Should Consider Selling Your Business Every Year Featuring Chad Peterson
Mar 16 • 24 min
Chad Peterson is an expert business broker and the founder of Peterson Acquisitions, an award-winning M&A firm. He explains why business owners are so reluctant to talk to an expert about the value of their business.
Selling on Amazon with The Wholesale Formula Featuring Dan Meadors
Mar 9 • 25 min
Dan Meadors started out working a regular day job in a small town in Kentucky. In 2011, he began selling on Amazon with only $600 and grew it into a multi-million-dollar business in just a few short years.
First Impressions That Stick Featuring Jared Silver
Mar 2 • 21 min
From Commercial Photographer to Marketing Specialist, from Business Portrait expert to Teaser Marketing Video specialist, Jared Silver’s professional career has always been focused on getting outstanding results for his clients.
Why We’re Not In The Guru Business Featuring Jeff Schechter
Feb 24 • 29 min
Jeff Schechter, aka “Shecky” has had the entrepreneurial bug his entire life. He started his first business right out of college, and over the years been involved in numerous businesses ventures. His love for real estate investing began in the 1980’s,…
Why You Need to Listen to Your Sacred Purpose Featuring Daniel Hanneman
Feb 17 • 28 min
Daniel John Hanneman has an extensive background as a professional counselor and certified hypnotherapist with combined business and professional backgrounds. We discuss the importance for a business owner of getting in touch with your sacred purpose.
Pivoting from One to Many Clients Featuring Jacqueline Lauren Renan
Feb 10 • 23 min
Jacqueline Lauren is the founder of Jacqueline Lauren Design, an intuitive brand strategy and design company. She merges 15 years of design knowledge with an understanding of how energy and intention affect our lives and our businesses.
StartUps Are Not Like Reality TV Featuring Jeff Saling
Feb 3 • 26 min
Jeff is a start-up founder and early stage public company executive with more than 25 years’ experience. Since 1998, Jeff has been part of successful startup exits with 3 IPO’s and 1 private acquisition. Listen to Jeff Saling of StartUpNV discuss how to…
Building the Creative Business of your Dreams Featuring Luci Dumas
Jan 27 • 23 min
Luci Dumas is an award winning PPA Master Craftsman photographer. She has enjoyed a successful, profitable and creatively satisfying full-time career for over 36 years. We discuss various ways we can generate greater success in our business.
Sales is Not About the Salesperson Featuring Andrew Izumi
Jan 20 • 20 min
With over a decade of experience selling for Fortune 500 companies and serving Fortune 10’s Andrew knows what it takes to be a top 5%er. Having sold over $100 million worth of products, he fully understands how to help others in business explode their…
Transforming Strategically and Proactively Featuring Shawna Pelton
Jan 13 • 26 min
Shawna Pelton is a strategic transformation and self-mastery guide. Having trained under various teachers with an eclectic range of methodologies, Shawna brings nearly 2 decades of experience and rigorous study to her work.
Consistently Talking About Your Customer Featuring Bill Bice
Jan 6 • 23 min
Bill is a life-long entrepreneur, founding and/or advising and investing in 27 companies. Bill is now the CEO of boomtime, where he’s tackling one of the biggest frustrations in business: getting great marketing for your company.
Scaling into a Digital Business from a Private Practice Featuring Dr. Corinne Weaver
Dec 29, 2019 • 24 min
Beyond her successful private practice, Dr. Corinne Weaver is an international best-selling author, speaker, and brand-new podcast host because she is on fire to share empowering knowledge of how to be healthy naturally with people all over the world, so…
Media Magic Featuring Jonathan Krackehl
Dec 22, 2019 • 25 min
Jonathan is a media magician. He is a leader in creative production, marketing, and distribution for television, interactive, and mobile media. We discuss: The media that brings magic to life and achieves goals [1:55] A thousand songs in your pocket…
Transforming Fear, Stigma, and Shame into Courage, Honor, and Respect Featuring Ed Squire
Dec 15, 2019 • 24 min
For 20 years, Ed was a top-tier business consultant for Fortune 500 and global companies in the US, Canada, and Europe. We discuss: Coming to a full stop and becoming public about personal roadblocks [2:12] The fundamental problem with performance…
Make your Marketing Simple Featuring Lori Lyons
Dec 8, 2019 • 25 min
Lori Lyons is the owner of Ignite Marketing and the creator of the online program Make Your Marketing Simple. We discuss: What has changed in marketing over the centuries [2:07] How to make marketing simple [3:30] The person who is not ready to retire…
Software Technology and Mindfulness Featuring Manuj Aggarwal
Dec 1, 2019 • 24 min
Manuj is an entrepreneur, investor, and CTO of TetraNoodle, a software consulting company that helps startup founders with tech projects. We discuss: The stimulus that shakes you to the core [2:11] Marketing for introverts [5:54] An engineer-like process…
Your Personal Turnaround Drives Business Success Featuring Ed Oakley
Nov 24, 2019 • 30 min
As an executive at HP, founder of Enlightened Leadership and co-author of “Enlightened Leadership,” which has sold 295,000 copies, while developing leadership from 67 countries, Ed Oakley’s greatest talent is to see simpler, quicker and easier ways to…
Celebrating 500 Episodes of Smashing the Plateau Featuring Michael Schein and Clips from Our First Episodes
Nov 17, 2019 • 19 min
Blaine Graboyes is an award-winning executive producer and game designer with twenty years’ experience. Learn more about Blaine at https://gamecollc.com/, LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook. Patty Soffer moved from her early career as a model to become an…
Start Your Business in 1 Hour a Day Featuring Ramesh Dontha
Nov 10, 2019 • 25 min
Ramesh Dontha is a serial entrepreneur, host of The Agile Entrepreneur podcast, writer, and blogger. We discuss: The power of flexibility in life to give you more energy and motivation [2:12] Turning unpleasant surprises into opportunities to learn new…
Reflecting Together and Growing as an Individual Featuring Dominique Mas
Nov 3, 2019 • 28 min
Dominique Mas is a certified transformational coach for high performers. We discuss: How schools kill creativity [2:44] What a transformational coach for high performers does [6:30] The exponential growth that comes with being uncomfortable and not giving…
The Power of Discovery Featuring C. Lee Smith
Oct 27, 2019 • 24 min
C. Lee Smith is the CEO and Founder of SalesFuel, a Columbus, Ohio-based firm that is named one of the Top 15 Sales Enablement Vendors in 2019 by Selling Power. We discuss: The most important, yet mistakenly perceived, skill that will help you smash the…
Entrepreneurs in Recovery Featuring Jesse Harless
Oct 20, 2019 • 24 min
Jesse Harless, M.A., is an author, trainer, life coach, group empowerment facilitator, motivational speaker and Entrepreneur in Recovery™. We discuss: What if we did what we loved? [2:26] The snowball effect of feeling abandoned [6:19] The habits an…
Using Intuition and Self-Awareness to Improve Your Business Featuring Jennifer Lyall
Oct 13, 2019 • 28 min
Jennifer Lyall is an Intuitive Business Mentor and Chief Energy Optimizer. As a sought after spiritual development expert she helps you to expand your personal awareness and take responsibility for your energy and how you’re showing up in life. We…
Disruptive Thinking Featuring John Fairclough
Oct 6, 2019 • 27 min
John Fairclough founded The Resicom Group to help retailers optimize the way they improve and maintain their store environment. We discuss: How to be brothers as well as business partners [2:41] Don’t manage people you don’t like [6:38] The three…
Personal Stress and Successful Launch Featuring Lopa van der Mersch
Sep 29, 2019 • 24 min
Lopa Van Der Mersch is the founder and CEO of Rasa Koffee, the first coffee alternative to offer functional health benefits through adaptogenic herbs. We discuss: When there is no healthy replacement of coffee, you create it [1:58] How adaptogenic herbs…
Medicare and Entrepreneurship Featuring Danielle Roberts
Sep 22, 2019 • 27 min
Danielle Roberts is a founding partner at Boomer Benefits, where she and her team help thousands of baby boomers learn the ropes regarding Medicare every year. We discuss: The origin of Boomer Benefits [2:23] Problems baby boomers face when it comes to…
Transforming Transactions into Interactions Featuring Jill Raff
Sep 15, 2019 • 33 min
With over 25 years of customer experience, Jill Raff grew up working with her parents, owner/operators of McDonalds #150. She now applies Ray Kroc’s customer-philosophy that permeates over 37,800 stores. We discuss: The most beautiful sound in a person’s…
From Prison to Successful International Entrepreneur Featuring Tabita Dietrich
Sep 8, 2019 • 31 min
Tabita is the CEO of three companies. One of them is her online coaching business that she built at the age of 18 and has since grown into an international company that serves companies and entrepreneurs on three continents in two different languages and…
Wealth with Integrity Featuring Cheryl Scheurer
Sep 1, 2019 • 23 min
Dr. Cheryl grew up in a creative entrepreneurial family. She managed her own Accounting and Tax Business for over 17 years. When Cheryl became a single parent, she went back into the corporate world as a financial consultant and manager. We discuss: The…
From Personal Trauma to High Performance Featuring Jarrod Castillo
Aug 25, 2019 • 26 min
Jarrod Castillo is a youth high-performance coach and mindset coach and he is on a mission to be the leader of the next generation of leaders. His intention is to be a hope and guiding light for aspiring youth transitioning into the next stages of life.…
Be Brave and Grow Featuring Phil Jones
Aug 18, 2019 • 28 min
Phil M Jones has made it his life’s work to demystify the sales process, reframe what it means to “sell,” and help his audiences to learn new skills that empower confidence, overcome fears and instantaneously impact bottom-line results. We discuss: Why it…
Antonia Van Becker and Greg Lee: From Procrastination to Profit
Aug 11, 2019 • 27 min
Antonia Van Becker and Greg Lee are the founders of Self Health Institute, Inc. and their mission is to empower clients by healing the energetic blocks that are holding them back. We discuss: Health as a passion [3:25] Reasons why you can’t move forward…
Lorianne Vaughn Speaks: Getting Paid as an Author and Speaker
Aug 4, 2019 • 26 min
Lorianne Speaks is an expert in the area of Speaker/Author support. She amplifies the visibility of Authors/Speakers/Messengers. We discuss: How to chart your own path when you’re 60 years old and out in the market looking for a job [3:02] Things to take…
Sophie Howard: 6 and 7 Figure Brands on Amazon
Jul 28, 2019 • 32 min
Sophie has started and sold six and seven figure brands on Amazon. She specializes in product sourcing around the world to build premium brands. We discuss: A mix of being lucrative, good for lifestyle and lots of learning opportunities [2:04] What the…
Belanie Dishong: Business and Life Success Through Mindset
Jul 21, 2019 • 31 min
Belanie Dishong is a mindset success strategist, international speaker and international bestselling author. She is an expert in the field of personal and professional development serving an international audience. We discuss: Walking through life with…
Atara Malach: Turn Guilt and Overwhelm into Successful Management
Jul 14, 2019 • 26 min
Atara Malach is a renowned parenting expert, therapist and author. Blending professional expertise with her real-life experience as a working mom raising her six children, she has developed a proven parenting system (GPS) to provide working moms with the…
Corey Kupfer: Deals-The Fuel of Being Open to Opportunities
Jul 7, 2019 • 26 min
Corey Kupfer is an expert strategist, negotiator and dealmaker with more than 30 years of professional deal-making and negotiating experience as a successful entrepreneur, attorney, consultant, author and professional speaker. We discuss: An unordinary…
Jim Beach: Having Fun and Being Profitable
Jun 30, 2019 • 32 min
Jim has started businesses and has taught entrepreneurship around the world. At the age of 25, he founded American Computer Experience and grew the company to $12 million in annual revenue and to over 700 employees, operating in 39 states and in three…
Tabitha Laser: From Failure to Success through Culture
Jun 23, 2019 • 26 min
Tabitha Laser is a multi-faceted professional with over 25 years of leadership experience in a wide variety of industries ranging from oil and gas, energy, manufacturing, agriculture, construction and many more. We discuss: Some of the things that really…
Ron Kaiser: Aging with Financial, Physical, Social and Intellectual Health
Jun 16, 2019 • 27 min
Dr. Ron Kaiser is a positive health psychologist and author. At age 81, he works as Director of Psychology in one of the world’s leading headache centers, and he is also the founder of Goal-Achieving Psychology. We discuss: How to achieve a remarkable…
Devi Adea: Presence Prepares You for Profits
Jun 9, 2019 • 32 min
Devi Adea is a “soul-full” speaker, author, coach, and conscious business strategist. She is the host of the top-ranked Spiritual Entrepreneur Podcast and creator of the popular Podcast on Purpose Online Academy. We discuss: What is a spiritual…
Joshua Spodek: Taking Initiative in Business
Jun 2, 2019 • 27 min
Joshua Spodek, wrote the bestselling book, Leadership Step by Step, hosts the award-winning Leadership and the Environment podcast, is a professor at NYU, and blogs daily at joshuaspodek.com. We discuss: Entrepreneurship as a way out [3:46] The main…
Carey Rome: Making Growth Plans Happen
May 26, 2019 • 22 min
Carey is the CEO of Cypress Resources. He is a recovering CPA who somehow can manage both left and right brain activities. Admittedly, right brain activities are where Carey thrives. We discuss: What happens when one starts to do things that are outside…
Esther Weinberg: Dignity, Leadership and Personal Power in the Workplace
May 19, 2019 • 29 min
Esther Weinberg is the founder of MindLight Group. She and her team help mid to large media companies, their employees and their executive leadership teams to find and mentor dignity, leadership and personal power in the workplace. We discuss: The…
Sean McKay: Awareness Reputation and Conversion
May 12, 2019 • 28 min
Sean McKay is the CEO of Site Hub, a Rochester company he started in his mom’s basement and turned it into a well-established web and marketing agency. We discuss: The biggest plateau in Sean’s solopreneur career [1:47] Why charging more doesn’t scare…
Mari Ryan: Creating a Thriving Workplace
May 5, 2019 • 25 min
Mari Ryan is the CEO and founder of AdvancingWellness. She is an expert in workplace well-being and leverages over 30 years of business experience in various marketing, consulting and executive roles across a variety of different industries. We discuss:…
Stand Out and Get Noticed: NAWBO NYC Small Business Bootcamp
Apr 28, 2019 • 40 min
In today’s special episode of Smashing The Plateau, we’re sharing some of the highlights of NAWBO NYC’s Small Business Bootcamp on how to make your business stand out and get noticed. We talk to an incredible group of women, and they reveal some of the…
Melanie Benson: Revenue You Can Count On
Apr 21, 2019 • 28 min
Melanie Benson is a Profit Amplifier, and has a gift for guiding fast-paced, mission-driven entrepreneurs to thrive financially in their work. Whether it’s achieving a bold goal or scaling the reach of your business, Melanie has a proven track record of…
Natalie Nagele: Get Your Business to Work for You
Apr 14, 2019 • 24 min
Natalie is the co-founder and CEO of Wildbit, the company behind Postmark, Beanstalk and Conveyor. We discuss: Two opposites which have built a “legal” business [1:35] Growth strategies: why small is more powerful [3:03] Core elements of how to take care…
Robbie Samuels: Turn Relationships into Cash
Apr 7, 2019 • 24 min
Robbie Samuels helps his clients shift their mindsets around relationship building so they discover new connections and business opportunities in the world around them and know how to act on them. We discuss: The biggest mistakes entrepreneurs make when…
Tom Morkes: Getting Noticed in a Sea of Digital Chaos
Mar 31, 2019 • 24 min
Tom Morkes is the founder and CEO of Insurgent Publishing, host of In The Trenches, and author of The Art of Instigating. We discuss: Getting the best of the military and the creative worlds to open the doors to unexpected opportunities [1:28] What time…
Tammy Gooler Loeb: Engaging in Fulfilling, Meaningful And Satisfying Work
Mar 24, 2019 • 28 min
In her 20 years as an executive career and executive coach, facilitator and speaker, Tammy Gooler Loeb has inspired people to engage in work that is fulfilling, meaningful and satisfying. We discuss: Why are transitions so difficult? [1:45] The biggest…
NAWBO NYC’s Laura Allen: The Power of the 15-Second Pitch
Mar 22, 2019 • 24 min
In today’s special episode of Smashing The Plateau, we’re talking to one of the speakers from NAWBO NYC’s upcoming Small Business Bootcamp. Laura Allen is the founder of ThePitchGirl.com and 15-SecondPitch.com. She has 20+ years of experience in…
P. Brendon Lundberg: How to Create a Movement that Propels a Radical Business Idea
Mar 17, 2019 • 25 min
P. Brendon Lundberg, a previous chronic pain suffer, co-founded Radiant Pain Relief Centers, along with David Farley, MD, a Harvard-MIT trained physician, with a vision to build the safest, most consistently effective and appealing solution to the…
Michael Levitt: How to Learn Boundaries in Your Work and Life
Mar 10, 2019 • 26 min
Michael Levitt is the CEO of Breakfast Leadership Inc. He is a public speaker and his book 369 Days: How To Survive A Year of Worst-Case Scenarios brings people back to life. We discuss: 369 days of worst-case scenarios [1:25] Biggest mistakes people make…
Sarah Santacroce: Turn LinkedIn into a Sales Magnet
Mar 3, 2019 • 24 min
Sarah is an internationally recognized LinkedIn Specialist & Online Presence Mentor who has personally coached over 1,900 entrepreneurs. She helps them position themselves as experts on LinkedIn so they get clients with ease. We discuss: The biggest…
Michele Williams: Create a Real Profit in Your Business
Feb 24, 2019 • 24 min
Michele Williams is a certified Profit First professional who’s helping creative business owners focus on the financial health and profitability of their companies. We discuss: How a money management system can help you take profit first [1:23] How…
Tom Ross: Creative Professionals Can Be Successful Entrepreneurs
Feb 17, 2019 • 23 min
Tom Ross is the CEO at DesignCuts.com, a community of 400,000 designers, regularly accessing the world’s greatest design tools and assets at an accessible price point. We discuss: A very good marriage of design and marketing [1:30] How to outperform…
Chris Badgett: Your Expertise Can Solve Your Prospects’ Problems with a Learning System
Feb 10, 2019 • 24 min
Chris Badgett is the CEO of LifterLMS and is known as “the online course guy.” We discuss: How to become a WordPress agency owner without having a background in technology [1:30] What problem LifterLMS solves and how they grow their freemium business…
Paul Jarvis: Achieving Business Success By Not Growing
Feb 3, 2019 • 26 min
Paul Jarvis is the author of Company of One. He is a writer, designer, podcaster, online course teacher and software creator on the internet. We discuss: A revolutionary philosophy on setting revenue targets [1:00] How to know when it’s time to optimize…
Abdo Riani: How Experts Can Help You Launch Your Business Idea
Jan 27, 2019 • 30 min
Abdo Riani is the founder of StartupCircle.co where aspiring and rising entrepreneurs can connect with and learn from successful founders over daily live Q&A sessions. He also mentors and guides entrepreneurs to first paying customers and beyond. We…
Jason Linett: How a Hypnotist Can Help You Grow Your Business
Jan 20, 2019 • 33 min
Can a hypnotist really help you grow your business? Jason Linett has hypnotized more than 250,000 people. He used the principles of rapport and modeling to track what top business performers and professional athletes do differently to build his own…
Ronnie Tsunami: Using Learning Solutions to Increase Your Revenue
Jan 13, 2019 • 31 min
Ronnie Tsunami is a learning solution architect who speaks around the world helping organizations and entrepreneurs to build, launch and market new products and services. We discuss: What the connection between learning and success is [2:00] Which…
Caring Leads to Recurring Revenue Featuring Matt Ward
Jan 6, 2019 • 27 min
Matt Ward is the founder of Breakthrough Champion. In 2002 Matt started a website agency, inConcert Web Solutions, which he, in turn, sold in 2018, so that he could focus on helping businesses get more word of mouth referrals! We discuss: Why small…
Turning Apathy into Action Featuring Tom Krieglstein
Dec 31, 2018 • 28 min
Tom Krieglstein is the founder of Swift Kick. For the past 15 years, he has trained over 500,000 leaders on how to build a Culture of Connection within their team and organization. We discuss: Why a culture of connection is what really makes or breaks…
Raise Your Game Featuring Alan Stein Jr.
Dec 26, 2018 • 25 min
Alan Stein, Jr. is a coach, speaker and author with an expertise in improving organizational performance, cohesion and accountability. We discuss: Why to shift from someone who does the talking to someone who is an active listener [1:34] The blessing of…
How Creative Professionals Can Get Paid Well Featuring Marina Barayeva
Dec 24, 2018 • 29 min
Marina Barayeva is an international portrait photographer based in Beijing, China. She is also a host of the popular podcast Marketing for Creatives where she brings the experts and other creatives to share their experience in business and marketing. We…
How to Think Big and Price Big Featuring Nadia Finer
Dec 19, 2018 • 29 min
Nadia Finer is an international speaker, business coach and author of Little Me Big Business. We discuss: Going from big to small to help small become big [1:36] How to push through the fear and hit the courage button to create a thriving business [3:27]…
How Publicity Can Lead to Consistent Revenue Featuring Jill Lublin
Dec 17, 2018 • 23 min
Jill Lublin is an international speaker on the topics of Radical Influence, Publicity, Networking, Kindness and Referrals. She is the author of 4 Best Selling books including Get Noticed…Get Referrals (McGraw Hill) and co-author of Guerrilla Publicity and…
Consistent Daily Success = Revenue Success Featuring Dan Greenwald
Dec 12, 2018 • 26 min
Daniel Greenwald is the Founder and Chief Strategist of Thirty Ten Zero. He has been a teacher, administrator, entrepreneur, and connector for over 18 years. Pipeline Alliance is the culmination of his many experiences across industries. We discuss: How…
Become Part of Your Client’s Strategic Team Featuring Sherry Goldman
Dec 10, 2018 • 21 min
Sherry Goldman is the president of Goldman Communications Group, an award-winning public relations/marketing communications agency, which she started 22 years ago, after working in at several international PR agencies and in the print and broadcast media.…
Getting Past Chaos to Scale a Solopreneur Business Featuring Joe Sanok
Dec 5, 2018 • 25 min
Joe Sanok is a private practice consultant with the #1 podcast for practice owners, the Practice of the Practice Podcast. With over a million downloads, the podcast covers innovative ideas to start, grow, and scale a practice. We discuss: What’s an…
Building Trust and Consistent Revenue Featuring Tara Bradford
Dec 3, 2018 • 29 min
Tara Bradford is a Publicity Strategist, Reputation Designer, and Communications Expert. She incorporates her background in cognitive neuroscience, biochemistry, psychology principles, emotional intelligence, and neurolinguistics to help individuals…
Return on Personal and Professional Development Investment Featuring Jim Jubelirer
Nov 28, 2018 • 26 min
Jim Jubelirer is a business coach, speaker, and futurist. Jim’s Keynote and Workshop Exponential Mindset: How to Thrive as the Pace of Change Increases, is for anyone who wants to have more hope and excitement about the future – for people who are turning…
Creating Lasting Transformation Featuring Richard Nongard
Nov 26, 2018 • 25 min
Richard Nongard is the author of “Viral Leadership: Seize the Power of Now to Create Lasting Transformation in Business” and the host of the “Leadership That Makes You Money” Podcast. We discuss: If you cannot be a magician, you may as well become a coach…
How Jared Nichols Built His Business to Support the Future He Envisions
Nov 21, 2018 • 28 min
Jared Nichols is a futurist, advisor, and faculty member at the University of Tennessee’s Haslam College of Business in Graduate and Executive Education. He is the founder of The Foresight Academy where he teaches leaders, teams, and individuals how to…
How Cynthia Kay Built Strong Relationships and Recurring Revenue in Her Media Production Company
Nov 19, 2018 • 25 min
Cynthia Kay founded Cynthia Kay and Company media production which produces high-quality communications for organizations from the Fortune Global 100 to small business. We discuss: Becoming a thriving company that values the importance of communication…
Strategies for Building Recurring Revenue in a Photography Production Business Featuring John DeMato
Nov 14, 2018 • 27 min
John DeMato is the owner of DeMato Productions. He is a branded, lifestyle portrait photographer and content creation expert who collaborates with speakers, authors, coaches, and other thought leaders to produce magazine-quality images that present them…
How to Experience Transformational Conversations Featuring Jonathan Hefter
Nov 12, 2018 • 27 min
Jonathan Hefter is the Lead Guide at Circles. With a background in operations consulting, executive coaching, as well as group facilitation, Jonathan’s unique skills and drive for enabling clients to experience transformational conversations is powering…
How John Murphy Built a Coaching Business that Suits His Lifestyle Using a Recurring Revenue Model
Nov 7, 2018 • 27 min
John Murphy is the CEO & Founder of John Murphy International. He is an internationally recognized, results-oriented business coach and mentor to senior executives and CEOs. We discuss: There is always room for a good executive coach [1:58] Changes which…
How Mike Morrison Uses Memberships To Build Consistent, Stable Revenue
Nov 5, 2018 • 28 min
Mike Morrison is co-founder of The Membership Guys and Member Site Academy, where he helps guide the growth of high performing memberships, e-learning businesses, and online communities. We discuss: Core elements of communities that support learning…
A Great Partnership, Breakthroughs and Scaling Featuring Meg Manke and Dr. Rachel M.K. Headley
Oct 31, 2018 • 27 min
Meg and Rachel are the co-founders of Rose Group, Intl. Meg has years of experience in leading through transition. From major changes in highly-regulated industries to managing through $100M acquisition, Meg has refined skills in understanding people…
Eva Vennari Turned a Personal Health Experience into Consistent Stable Revenue
Oct 29, 2018 • 25 min
Eva Vennari is the founder and CEO of The Elevate Institute, a cutting-edge health coaching firm specializing in empowering individuals to take charge of their body and their health. She is the Creator of REVEAL – a hair analysis technique that lets you…
How Tanya Alvarez Turned Her Entrepreneurship Experience into a Recurring Revenue Business
Oct 24, 2018 • 20 min
Tanya Alvarez is Co-Founder and CEO of OwnersUP, a platform which advances a solopreneur’s business through accountability, goal setting, and community. We discuss: How Tanya’s need for constant accountability led her to create a coaching business [1:57]…
Basic Steps to Achieve Your Recurring Revenue Objectives Featuring Theresa Fette
Oct 22, 2018 • 21 min
Theresa Fette is a strong and effective leader with a background in building relationships amongst fellow executives and delivering on customer commitments. She spearheads operational improvements to increase productivity. We discuss: The types of clients…
Attract and Repel to Create Rapid Growth Featuring David Quick
Oct 17, 2018 • 25 min
David Quick is a “recovering bull in the china shop” who now uses his passion to help business leaders and their teams thrive. We discuss: What makes the magnet compel instead of repel people [1:56] Why your gut is right when it comes to deciding whether…
How You Can Turn a Web Site That Hurts You into a Web Site That Generates Revenue Featuring Paul Kirch
Oct 15, 2018 • 26 min
Paul Kirch is the host of BOSS Academy Radio, a show catering to business owners and entrepreneurs, where he shares his experiences and expertise, while bringing in guests who provide high-value messaging to give support to the listeners. BOSS stands for…
How Jason Resnick Stopped the Feast or Famine Cycle for His Freelance Business
Oct 10, 2018 • 23 min
Jason Resnick is super passionate about helping other freelancers build profitable and sustainable businesses so that they can live a life of their own design. He strongly believes that by specializing and niching down your business, you can build…
How Dr. Chloe Carmichael Built a Million-Dollar Therapy Practice
Oct 8, 2018 • 27 min
Dr. Chloe Carmichael is a clinical psychologist in New York City whose practice has done something very unusual for most psychologists, which is that her practice has a documented revenue of over a million dollars annually. We discuss: Two steps to…
Why Gabriel Neuman Turned Away Business to Make Money
Oct 3, 2018 • 25 min
Gabriel is The Growth Master. He will turn your marketing upside down and make your conversions grow like you’ve never seen before. We discuss: Why focusing on everything doesn’t bring value for lead generation [2:18] The necessary initial changes towards…
How Jaime Jay Stumbled into Monthly Recurring Revenue
Oct 1, 2018 • 25 min
Jaime Jay is the founder and managing director for Bottleneck Virtual Assistants. With his DIY-style attitude and his drive to help fellow business owners achieve a more organized and structured company, culture is what keeps him going. We discuss:…
How Femi Opaneye Used High Ticket Sales Through LinkedIn to Create a Successful Recurring Revenue Business
Sep 26, 2018 • 29 min
Femi is the Founder and CEO of Linked Optimization, which provides a fully outsourced LinkedIn lead generation service, to enable sales professionals and businesses to generate B2B leads on LinkedIn. We discuss: When it’s the perfect time or place to end…
How to Use Adversity to Create a Thriving Business Featuring James Kelley
Sep 24, 2018 • 27 min
Dr. James Kelley is an author, podcast host, public speaker and professor. Whether it’s on his podcast Executives After Hours or giving a keynote speech at a conference, James loves to dive deep and share stories of how and why leaders need crucible…
How to be a Master Influencer Featuring Laura Sicola
Sep 19, 2018 • 30 min
Dr. Laura Sicola is a leadership communication coach, trainer, author and the founder of Vocal Impact Productions in Philadelphia, PA. Her mission is to turn executives and other leaders into master influencers who get to yes and close deals. We discuss:…
How to Create Your Unique Compelling Offer Featuring Dan Kuschell
Sep 17, 2018 • 28 min
Dan Kuschell is the co-founder, Chairman, and CEO of BreakthroughX.With over 25 years of business experience, he’s started 11+ companies, bought and sold multiple companies and coached over 5,329 business owners from over 180 niche industries and 9…
Marketing for Repeat Business Featuring Geri Mazur
Sep 12, 2018 • 24 min
Geri Mazur is founder and principal of Geri Mazur Marketing, a 10-year-old marketing consultancy focusing on creating highly effective and affordable marketing programs for small and medium sized businesses. We discuss: Marketing: the answer to all…
Create a Mentor-Client Recurring Revenue Business Featuring Jessica Yarbrough
Sep 10, 2018 • 23 min
Jessica Yarbrough is the creator of CEO Babe. She is a successful marketing strategist and a leading business consultant for female entrepreneurs. We discuss: Women who have played small all their lives and are ready to take actions and create real…
Relationships are Key to Recurring Revenue Featuring Ben Walker
Sep 5, 2018 • 23 min
Ben Walker is a CEO, entrepreneur, and visionary leader that enjoys helping others become successful in business. He is a sought-after thought leader and has made contributions to publications like Entrepreneur Magazine, The Associated Press, Inc. and…
Living Life Based on Priority Featuring Lance & Brandy Salazar
Sep 3, 2018 • 26 min
Lance and Brandy are on a mission to help couples reconnect with each other and stay deeply in love while raising their daughters. We discuss: The principles of turning a marriage around and the benefits that come after applying them [2:21] If you were to…
Generating Cash With Your Knowledge Featuring Brady Patterson
Aug 29, 2018 • 25 min
Brady Patterson is the COO of Success Road Academy, one of the largest information marketing training centers in the world with tons of online courses and hundreds of hours of training videos and audios. We discuss: How to make the biggest impact in the…
Using Content Marketing To Generate Consistent, Stable Revenue Featuring Philip VanDusen
Aug 27, 2018 • 31 min
Philip is currently the founder and CCO of Verhaal Brand Design which specializes in strategic brand development, graphic design and marketing. His YouTube channel where he shares his insights, trends and expertise has over 125,000 subscribers. His…
Build A Successful Revenue Model Around Personal Experience Featuring Jennifer Hurvitz
Aug 22, 2018 • 29 min
Jennifer Hurvitz is THE Happy Divorce Expert. She recently published her bestselling novel, One Happy Divorce – Hold the Bulls#!t which sold over 1,500 copies in the first two weeks. Heartfelt and honest, readers will gain an understanding of what a happy…
How to Navigate “People Problems” Featuring Natasha Todorovic-Cowan
Aug 20, 2018 • 25 min
Rooted in 70 years of research and application, Natasha has more than 25 years of experience applying SPIRAL DYNAMICS®assessments, tools and programs to reveal the root causes of people problems. We discuss: The spiral of human nature and how it changes…
How to Find the Right Type of Client Featuring Aleksandra Nenadic
Aug 15, 2018 • 23 min
As a registered physiotherapist, Aleksandra treats patients of all ages with musculoskeletal conditions. She graduated with a Master’s in physiotherapy from the University of Ottawa in 2014. In 2017, she opened her own clinic with a vision to provide…
How to Build an Unshakeable Success Mindset Featuring Kelly Resendez
Aug 13, 2018 • 24 min
Kelly Resendez is a mom, writer, speaker, Mortgage Executive, and founder of Big Voices-a women empowered network. She has published two books: Foundation to Sustainable Success and the recent best seller Big Voices. We discuss: Why seeking your purpose…
How to Build a System That Runs Your Business Without You Having to be There Featuring Aaron Muller
Aug 8, 2018 • 23 min
Aaron Muller is the founder of Lifestyle Business Owner Academy and a serial entrepreneur who currently owns eight multimillion-dollar companies that run without him. He is a #1 international bestselling author and the premier trainer on owning a small…
How to Start Flipping Houses and Develop Your Real Estate Business Featuring Tom Nardone
Aug 6, 2018 • 26 min
Tom Nardone is THE Millionaire Mailman. He co-authored the book Secrets of the Real Estate Millionaires and has created and written courses for several real estate information products. Tom has been twice featured on television with two appearances on…
How to Transform Your Limiting Beliefs into Unlimiting Beliefs and Achieve Your Dreams Featuring Karen Brown
Aug 1, 2018 • 28 min
Karen Brown is the CEO of Velocity Leadership Consulting. She facilitates higher levels of success in others through keynote speeches, presentations and workshops for corporations, professional associations and business groups. We discuss: Pioneering the…
How to Become More of Who You Really Are in Your Work and Personal Life Featuring Amy Schuber
Jul 30, 2018 • 23 min
Amy Schuber is a Life & Business Coach. She has been working with women leaders, entrepreneurs and individuals for the past decade. We discuss: An explorative journey of self-discovery [2:19] What it takes to dive into the unknown and conquer the fear of…
Creating a Roadmap for a Successful Online Course Featuring Cindy Nicholson
Jul 25, 2018 • 24 min
Cindy Nicholson is THE Chief Course Whisperer. She wants to help you take your online course to the next level. As a former high school teacher and corporate trainer Cindy has spent thousands of hours designing training material. We discuss: How helping…
Connecting to Your Clients Through Transformational Book Publishing Featuring Joie Cheng
Jul 23, 2018 • 22 min
Joie is a Patrick Snow certified publishing coach, author, speaker, mentor, healer, circle facilitator, and a trained yoga teacher. She is the best-selling author of The Naked Truth: A Woman’s Journey to Self-Love. We discuss: How one “falls” into the…
How to Build on Relations and Create Synergies in Your Business Featuring Ivy Slater
Jul 18, 2018 • 24 min
Ivy Slater is a business coach, speaker, author and podcast host. She speaks nationwide on the topics of leadership, money and sales. We discuss: How being featured on podcasts can push you to start a podcast for your own business [2:28] Why it’s high…
How to Focus on the Bigger Vision and Gain Critical Mass Featuring Bonnie Bruderer
Jul 16, 2018 • 24 min
Bonnie is a film and TV producer with over 700 television segments, and the writer, director and producer of the documentary: INFLUENCER on the social media generation and the advertising industry. We discuss: Bonnie’s career journey and her visionary…
How to Leap Forward in Your Business Featuring Karen Fritz
Jul 11, 2018 • 21 min
Karen Fritz is THE Purposetivity Expert. Karen, author of bestseller “Purposetivity: The Feminine Face of Productivity,” naturally sees patterns in chaos. She takes an ecosystem view to apply big concepts in actionable steps to get busy coaches and…
How to Successfully Run Your Resell Business Featuring Brian Burke
Jul 9, 2018 • 21 min
Brian is a dynamic and ultra-personable individual who strives to help his community through business and service. He is always on the cutting edge of technology and loves helping other individuals and organizations stay up to date on their Apple products…
Increasing the Conversion for Your Podcast Featuring Natasha Che
Jul 4, 2018 • 30 min
Natasha Che is the founder and president of Soundwise, the world’s first audio publishing platform that gives podcasters detailed knowledge about their subscribers and the ability to reach out to subscribers in multiple ways. We discuss: Three reasons why…
How to Find Your Fiji Featuring Kim Julen
Jul 2, 2018 • 22 min
Kim Julen is THE Feng Shui Intuitive Coach. She is the founder of Finding Your Fiji and is a Feng Shui expert and psychic. Her Feng Shui expertise, intuitive skills, personal development and business knowledge create a unique approach to resolving your…
How to Flip the Script Featuring Michael OBrien
Jun 27, 2018 • 27 min
Michael OBrien helps sales and marketing leaders who are juggling it all slay the internal feelings of worry and doubt so they can accomplish complete success. We discuss: Why someone would stop chasing happiness [2:50] What the steps are to achieve…
A Love Story: How to Remove Blocks to Money and Other Things in Your Life Featuring Morgana Rae
Jun 25, 2018 • 25 min
Morgana Rae is THE Money Goddess. She is a ten-time international #1 bestselling author with over 22 years as a pioneer in personal development. We discuss: How one comes to be called the Money Goddess [1:40] Why it is hard to fit into other people’s…
Systems to Support Growing Revenue Featuring Marina Darlow
Jun 20, 2018 • 27 min
Marina Darlow is a systems’ expert and a productivity geek. She sees her job as helping impact-driven entrepreneurs get 10-20 more productive hours a week, stop leaking money, and prevent stress-fuel breakdowns. We discuss: What happens when your business…
Overcome Obscurity to Build Recurring Revenue Featuring Tom Schwab
Jun 18, 2018 • 21 min
Tom Schwab knows how to build an online business. Marketing at its heart is starting a conversation with someone who could be an ideal customer. Our discussion includes: How to overcome obscurity to your ideal customers Why podcasts are a good medium for…
A Culture of Collaboration and Empowerment Featuring Theresa Fette and Mark Monchek
Jun 13, 2018 • 24 min
Theresa Fette is a strong and effective leader with a background in building relationships amongst fellow executives and delivering on customer commitments. She grew the largest independent trust company in Nevada from $300M in assets under custody to…
The Power of Your Network Featuring Naava Frank
Jun 11, 2018 • 21 min
Naava is an author, speaker and consultant. She is an expert on building an engaged network around the ideas of a thought leader or a cause. We discuss: How to understand the value of a network Where you can see networks in action, sometimes in unexpected…
Revenue From Your Superpower Featuring Lou Diamond
Jun 6, 2018 • 26 min
Lou Diamond is THE Master Connector. He has over a quarter century of experience in sales, relationship management, business development and executive coaching. We discuss: How to position yourself when you serve a broad audience Why being a master…
Selling High-Priced Expertise Featuring Dan Lok
Jun 4, 2018 • 27 min
Dan Lok, a.k.a. The King Of High-Ticket Sales, is a Chinese-Canadian business magnate, world-renowned marketer, and entrepreneur extraordinaire. In the 2000s, Dan was a leader in the expansion of the internet-marketing industry and continues to be seen as…
Business Success Through Collaboration and Empowerment Featuring Alex Vaysberg and Anna Staritsina
May 30, 2018 • 32 min
Alex Vaysberg has been in the electrical distribution industry for over 23 years. He is President and CEO of All Industrial Electric Supply, an authorized electrical distribution company he founded in 2004. Most recently, he is CEO of Feltsberg, a…
Building Sustained Profitability Featuring Todd Palmer
May 28, 2018 • 28 min
Todd Palmer is a renowned thought leader/CEO, executive coach and author who is committed to Improving Lives. As a successful entrepreneur and business owner, he works with both individuals and companies to support corporate growth, foster business…
Use Your Mindset to Build Recurring Revenue Featuring Joel Salomon
May 23, 2018 • 26 min
Joel Salomon is a Prosperity Coach. He helps identify and overcome the roadblocks standing in the way of personal financial freedom. We discuss: How to understand your purpose, develop your mindset and implement your action plan How acting “as if” can…
Content Marketing and Recurring Revenue Featuring Eric Kasimov
May 21, 2018 • 29 min
Eric Kasimov is the founder of KazSource, a multifaceted business development company that includes KazCM, a content marketing agency, SportsEpreneur, a content platform, and KazSource Insurance, a life insurance brokerage firm. He is also the host of the…
The Science of Being In Demand Featuring Tom Poland
May 16, 2018 • 31 min
Tom started his first business at age 24 and has gone on to start and sell four others, taking two of them international. In that time he’s managed teams of over 100 people and annual revenue of more than $20 million. We discuss: Why control over your…
The Power of Purpose-Driven Peers Featuring Paul Spiegelman
May 14, 2018 • 28 min
Paul Spiegelman is the co-founder of the Small Giants Community, a peer-group of purpose-driven business leaders. He is the former chief culture officer of Stericycle, the co-founder and former CEO of BerylHealth and the founder and chairman of The Beryl…
Lessons from a Serial Entrepreneur Featuring David Mammano
May 9, 2018 • 27 min
For more than 20 years, David Mammano has been a serial entrepreneur. Having started seven businesses from scratch, he thrives on starting and growing businesses. We discuss: The differences between starting and growing a company How the explosion of the…
How to Build Successful Entrepreneurship and Solopreneurship Models Featuring Scott Mesh
May 7, 2018 • 26 min
Dr. Scott Mesh is CEO of Los Niños Services, a special education company providing therapeutic services to young children with autism and other developmental disorders. We discuss: How you have freedom to work whatever long hours you want as an…
Building Recurring Revenue as a Consultant Featuring Jenn Grace
May 2, 2018 • 31 min
Jenn T. Grace is a nationally recognized business strategist, speaker and author. Guided by the mantra, “change happens in business,” Jenn believes social change happens first in the workplace before spilling over into mainstream society. We discuss: How…
Using Cash Flow Principles to Build Recurring Revenue Featuring Tyler Sheff
Apr 30, 2018 • 21 min
Tyler Sheff is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of The Cash Flow Guys, a company that aims to educate their clientele in investing in real estate and building long-term wealth. The Cash Flow Guys treat each client as a student, giving them the necessary…
How to Focus Your Efforts to Build the Business that Serves Your Needs Featuring Caroline Ceniza-Levine
Apr 25, 2018 • 27 min
After 15 years in strategy consulting, executive search and corporate HR, Caroline Ceniza-Levine co-founded SixFigureStart in 2008 to coach executives and entrepreneurs on achieving professional and personal success. We discuss: Why your business model…
Why Solopreneurs Need an Operations Manual Featuring Chris Ronzio
Apr 23, 2018 • 21 min
Chris Ronzio built a nationwide video production company that sold over $3 million in youth sporting event videos before he was 25 years old. In 2013, Chris sold that business and founded an operations consulting firm that helps other entrepreneurs create…
How to Build a Platform for Multiple Streams of Recurring Revenue Featuring Nichole Sylvester
Apr 18, 2018 • 22 min
Nichole Sylvester is an awakening mentor, guiding people inward to discover their power and potential. We discuss: How to set yourself up for a breakthrough when you’re in a really painful situation How investing in your own learning can shape your future…
How to Launch an Expertise-Based Business with No Capital Featuring Marc Mawhinney
Apr 16, 2018 • 23 min
Marc Mawhinney is a lifelong entrepreneur who helps coaches get more clients (without paid advertising)! He achieves this with his coaching programs; his podcasts (Natural Born Coaches and The Marc Mawhinney Show); his Facebook group The Coaching Jungle,…
How to Build a Culture of Collaboration and Empowerment Featuring Nathan Hirsch and Mark Monchek
Apr 11, 2018 • 28 min
Nathan Hirsch is a serial entrepreneur, hiring expert, and the CEO of FreeeUp.com. He has hired hundreds of freelancers to build his companies and has been featured on over 100 business podcasts sharing his knowledge on hiring and entrepreneurship. He…
How to Generate Predictable Revenue Featuring Craig Cody
Apr 9, 2018 • 17 min
Craig Cody is a Certified Tax Coach, Certified Public Accountant, business owner and former New York City Police Officer with 17 years experience on the force. In addition to being a Certified Public Accountant for the past 15 years, he is also a…
How to Understand and Leverage Your Expertise Featuring Spencer Deering
Apr 4, 2018 • 29 min
Spencer Deering believes everyone has the right to do their BestWork. Front liners; charity workers; entrepreneurs; next gen leaders; educators; C-suite execs. Everyone deserves meaningful work that drives maximum value. We discuss: Learning what the…
Transforming a Volunteer Activity into a Business Featuring Mac Prichard
Apr 2, 2018 • 24 min
Mac Prichard is the founder and publisher of Mac’s List, an online community for people looking for rewarding, creative, and meaningful work. More than 80,000 people a month visit the site, which includes a job board, and a blog and courses about the nuts…
Strategies for Building a Successful Solopreneur Consulting Business Featuring Susan Kudla Finn
Mar 28, 2018 • 21 min
Susan Kudla Finn, PMP, is a dynamic leader, compelling communicator and highly skilled lobbyist with an impressive track record leading seven diverse nonprofit organizations, most recently as President and CEO of the Alzheimer’s Association’s National…
Incentives as a Consulting Niche Featuring Rob Marchalonis
Mar 26, 2018 • 25 min
Rob Marchalonis is the founder of IncentShare.com. Years of experience as CEO, engineer, entrepreneur, coach, and consultant have given Rob deep insight into employee motivation and incentives to get results. He has advised thousands of business leaders.…
Success as a Solopreneur Featuring Michael Katz
Mar 21, 2018 • 24 min
An award-winning humorist and former corporate marketer, Blue Penguin founder and Chief Penguin, Michael Katz, specializes in helping solo professionals get more and better clients by positioning themselves as Likeable Experts. We discuss: How it feels to…
Finding Your Cross-Generational Voice Featuring Phyllis Weiss Haserot
Mar 19, 2018 • 28 min
Phyllis is the foremost workplace multi-generational expert speaking with a cross-generational voice. She champions the power of cross-generational conversation and collaboration to solve the urgent problems of knowledge transfer, succession planning, and…
Finding Your Ideal Revenue Model Featuring Josh Haynam
Mar 14, 2018 • 25 min
Josh Haynam is the co-founder of Interact Quiz Builder, a tool used by more than 30,000 businesses including The American Red Cross, Home Depot, and Forbes. We discuss: Why quizzes lead to conversations How to discover the tool that can be the secret to…
Developing Recurring Revenue Featuring Cathi Nelson
Mar 12, 2018 • 26 min
Cathi Nelson, author of Photo Organizing Made Easy, is the founder of the Association of Personal Photo Organizers, a membership organization dedicated to helping hundreds of entrepreneurs from around the globe build successful photo preservation and…
From Employment to Your Own Business as an Expert Featuring Bruce Hurwitz
Mar 7, 2018 • 31 min
Bruce Hurwitz is president of Hurwitz Strategic Staffing, a boutique executive recruiting and career counseling firm. We discuss: Timing, investing and overhead when launching your business Why you should build diversity into your business and how to…
Scaling Your Expertise Featuring Kathryn Rose
Mar 5, 2018 • 26 min
Kathryn Rose is a nationally sought-after digital marketing and sales strategist, personal branding expert, trainer, author and sought out speaker. For over 20 years, Kathryn has been keenly focused on developing, supporting, and connecting women to…
Smashing the Plateau in a Rapidly Changing Industry Featuring Rob Dube
Feb 28, 2018 • 24 min
From Blow Pops to Forbes’ Best Small Companies! Rob started selling Blow Pops out of his locker in high school and now he is President and Co-founder of imageOne, which was ranked on the 2017 list of Forbes’ Small Giants: America’s Best Small Companies.…
Making a Successful Transition from Employee to Entrepreneur Featuring Mari Anne Snow
Feb 26, 2018 • 27 min
Mari Anne Snow is the CEO and founder of Sophaya, a virtual company that designs, builds and delivers custom soft skill training for organizations with remote teams and dispersed workers. We discuss: What it’s like to jump out of corporate life and into…
Finding a Valuable Niche Featuring Antreas Ghazarossian
Feb 21, 2018 • 27 min
Antreas Ghazarossian founded Cost Containment Advisors (CCA) to be the country’s foremost property tax savings resource. We discuss: How to listen for major pain points in a target market How to create an ideal solution for these pain points Unearthing…
Finding Fulfillment with Consistent Revenue Featuring Vikram Rajan
Feb 19, 2018 • 27 min
Vikram Rajan is the co-founder of phoneBlogger.net & Raviate, the web app that broadcasts testimonials through your raving fans. We discuss: How to find fulfillment – whether you are en employee or an entrepreneur Creating consistent revenue using your…
From College Professor to Multi-million Dollar Entrepreneur Featuring Susan Peirce Thompson
Feb 14, 2018 • 27 min
Susan Peirce Thompson, Ph.D. is a New York Times bestselling author, an Adjunct Associate Professor of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at the University of Rochester, and an expert in the psychology of eating. We discuss: How to build consistent, stable…
Make Your Business Work for You Featuring Chris Goegan
Feb 12, 2018 • 28 min
Chris Goegan is one of the world’s most sought-after business growth consultants. Clients seek his wisdom and ability to help them grow and scale their businesses. Chris draws on his background as a high-volume manufacturing engineer, in-the-trenches…
How to Achieve Your Goals with Profit Featuring Carissa Reiniger
Feb 7, 2018 • 33 min
Carissa Reiniger is the Founder & CEO of Silver Lining Ltd. She started Silver Lining in 2005 and created the Silver Lining Action Plan methodology that has helped over 10,000 small business owners in 9 countries set and hit their growth goals. We…
How to be a Successful Multi-preneur with Marc Halpert
Feb 5, 2018 • 26 min
Marc W. Halpert is a self-described “multi-preneur.” Since leaving the corporate finance world in 2001, Marc has started three businesses, all of which he still operates. In 2010 he started his third company, “connect2collaborate,” to spread his LinkedIn…
How to be a Successful Serial Entrepreneur with Will Mitchell
Jan 31, 2018 • 23 min
Will started skipping school to build businesses in the sixth grade. We discuss: How entrepreneurs are changing the world What to do if your business is not generating the revenue you need How great branding can transform your business How to pick the…
How to Build Long-Term Success in a Company with Scott Mesh
Jan 29, 2018 • 29 min
Dr. Scott Mesh is CEO of Los Niños Services, a special education company providing therapeutic services to young children with autism and other developmental disorders. We discuss: The importance of getting the right people in the right seats Identifying…
How to Create Recurring Transformations with Your Clients with Erica Peitler
Jan 24, 2018 • 26 min
Erica is a certified leadership performance coach, high impact facilitator, author and speaker. We discuss: What happens when you hit a personal wall in a high-performance role How to rethink fear and your need to make money Why you need to know who you…
How to Build Subscriptions into Your Service Business with Kathy Greenler Sexton
Jan 22, 2018 • 30 min
Kathy Greenler Sexton is the CEO and Publisher of Subscription Insider, a company uniquely focused on the “business of subscriptions” providing the industry news, best-practice information, training and research that subscription entrepreneurs,…
Learn How To Achieve Financial Independence with Justin Taylor
Jan 17, 2018 • 23 min
Justin Taylor is a 27-year-old Air Force officer from Mississippi that is currently stationed in Boston, MA. His goal is to guide normal people to abnormally fast retirement through his living example from humble origins. We discuss: The power of a…
How Your Business Can Run Without You With Mandi Ellefson
Jan 15, 2018 • 31 min
Mandi Ellefson is a CEO, author and advocate for hands-off business success. As the founder of The Hands-Off CEO, she leads clients into greater success, life balance, and productivity by helping them free up to 20-50% of their work week. Her…
How Elite Consultants Can Attract More Clients with Michael Zipursky
Jan 10, 2018 • 26 min
Michael Zipursky is a coach to elite consultants and CEO of ConsultingSuccess.com. He is a leading authority on marketing and pricing strategies for independent consultants. We discuss: Why it’s so important to do your own marketing The benefits of…
Perfecting Psychology Boosts Your Success with Dr. Cristy Lopez
Jan 8, 2018 • 28 min
Dr. Cristy Lopez is a psychologist, coach, and founder of the Internal Mastery Program for Next Level Living. We discuss: Why negativity bias can hinder our success and how to overcome it How to overcome internal limitations Why plans and systems help our…
Ramp Your Recurring Revenue with Maisha Walker
Jan 5, 2018 • 18 min
On today’s episode, we’re featuring Small Business Digital Strategist Maisha Walker, who will be participating in “Ramp Your Recurring Revenue,” a live event in New York, sponsored by Smashing the Plateau and BestWork, Inc. If you want to attend: REGISTER…
How to Build a Million-Dollar, One-Person Business with Elaine Pofeldt
Jan 3, 2018 • 26 min
Elaine Pofeldt is an independent journalist who specializes in small business, entrepreneurship and careers. We discuss: The mindset you need in order to scale beyond what one person can produce Why you can feel successful running a one-person business…
How Consultants and Coaches Can Get Ideal Clients Consistently with Dov Gordon
Jan 1, 2018 • 44 min
Dov Gordon helps consultants and coaches get ideal clients, consistently. There are millions and millions of consultants and coaches who are really good at what they do, but they’re not charismatic guru types, and they never want to be. They love their…
Why You Should Create a Membership Program with Robbie Kellman Baxter
Dec 27, 2017 • 29 min
Robbie Kellman Baxter is a consultant and speaker who has been providing strategic business advice to Silicon Valley companies for over 20 years. We discuss: What kinds of businesses work well for a membership model Why professional services are…
Team Productivity Maximizes Profitability with Morreen Rukin Bayles
Dec 25, 2017 • 29 min
Morreen Rukin Bayles founded Creative Restaurant Solutions, Inc. in 1997, and Combined Resource Solutions, Inc. in 2006. Recognized as a dynamic consultant and leader, Morreen has built a team of 25 experts and partners who consistently deliver results…
Get a Life That Doesn’t Suck with Michelle DeAngelis
Dec 20, 2017 • 25 min
Michelle DeAngelis has 25 years of experience delivering results and creating peak performers for companies ranging from Fortune 500 to startups – so she understands the business landscape, large and small. She is known for running large-scale consulting…
Leading with Noble Purpose, with Lisa Earle McLeod
Dec 18, 2017 • 30 min
The words selling and noble are rarely seen together. The common business narrative is that money is the primary motivator for top salespeople and doing good by the world runs a distant second. In this episode, we discuss why that belief is wrong. Topics…
How You Can Build Your Platform with Wendy Keller
Dec 13, 2017 • 26 min
Wendy Keller helps people identify, develop and profit from their best content ideas. Her work has turned more than 1,500 people into published authors, including 17 New York Times best sellers; Wendy has trained and consulted about 8,500 emerging…
How to Control Your Own Destiny with Whitney Nicely
Dec 11, 2017 • 27 min
Whitney Nicely went from no investments (or strategies) to 19 houses, 19 apartment units and 7 chunks of land in less than three years all bringing monthly money to her bank account on auto pilot. She has traveled the United States speaking on stages,…
How a Chief of Staff Can Help You Scale with Madeleine Niebauer
Dec 6, 2017 • 24 min
Madeleine Niebauer, CEO and Founder of vChief, helps overwhelmed leaders get on top of their to-do list and spend their time where they can have the most impact. The virtual chief of staff service supports leaders from all sectors and domains, who are…
How to Get Noticed with Tsufit
Dec 4, 2017 • 38 min
After 10 years as a Dean’s List litigation lawyer, Tsufit left law for the limelight, performing comedy on national TV and gaining international attention for her debut music CD. In this episode, Tsufit reveals why you need to find your story and how it…
Why Everyone Should Write a Book (and How to Do It) With Derek Lewis
Nov 29, 2017 • 25 min
Today we welcome Derek Lewis, Business Ghostwriter and author of The Business Book Bible. Topics include: Why everyone should always be writing a book The biggest advantage of writing a book (and why it makes you smarter) How written work has outlasted…
How to Plan More Effective Meetings With Mamie Kanfer Stewart
Nov 27, 2017 • 24 min
Today’s guest is Mamie Kanfer Stewart, Founder and CEO of Meeteor and author of Momentum: Creating Effective, Engaging and Enjoyable Meetings. Topics include: Why Mamie’s family business was instrumental in her own entrepreneurial journey The common…
Learning to Listen to Your Gut and Using Defined Metrics to Determine the Success of Your Business With Mark Asquith
Nov 22, 2017 • 24 min
On today’s show we welcome Mark Asquith, Host of the Excellent Expected Podcast and founder of PodcastWebsites.com. Topics include: The pivotal choice Mark made when hiring a business growth coach. A mistake that most younger entrepreneurs make; is your…
Creating a Collaborative Learning Environment Among Peers and Coworkers With Carissa Baquiran
Nov 20, 2017 • 20 min
On today’s show we welcome Carissa Baquiran, Educational Professional and Operations Lead at Circles. Topics include: An overview of Carissa’s background and how she came to be at Circles. Creating change by making people’s work transparent to their…
The Real Way To Create Exponential Growth With Cameron Herold
Nov 15, 2017 • 18 min
Today’s guest is bestselling author and CEO Whisperer Cameron Herold. Topics include: The most important strategies for scaling a business Using systems that are already created for your own business’ success Investing in yourself through mastermind…
Paying The Real Price For Healthcare With Dr. David Berg
Nov 13, 2017 • 29 min
Today’s guest is Dr. David Berg, Co-founder and Chairman of Redirect Health. Topics include: Why we need to separate insurance from healthcare Alternative ways to pay for healthcare outside of insurance How Redirect Health assists small business owners…
Dr. Trevor Cates on How to Establish a Business Within Your Niche and Living a Healthy Life
Nov 8, 2017 • 22 min
Today’s guest is world-renowned Naturopathic Physician and bestselling author Dr. Trevor Cates. Topics include: How Dr. Cates chose her niche area of expertise and unique client base The key aspects of implementing health and wellness within your life…