The Successful Pitch with John Livesay

The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
John Livesay interviews successful startups and investors who share their fundraising secrets

Global Investing: An Entrepreneur’s Global Perspective With Sleem Hasan
Sep 25 • 25 min
As the years go by, it seems like the world has become significantly smaller. It has become easier by the day to reach other people and even set up your own business. In this episode, John Livesay interviews , the founder and CEO of , to…
How To Monetize Your Blog with Alex Nerney
Sep 23 • 27 min
The entrepreneurial journey is very much like your journey towards being good at sports. At first, you may find yourself in that awkward phase of just fumbling over things, and eventually, after some practice, you may well be on your way to reaching…
How To Monetize Your Blog with Alex Nerney
Sep 22 • 26 min
Gone are the days when blogs are like their authors’ personal diaries. Today, blogging can be monetized just like any other business, if you know where to start. This is what health and wellness blogger, entrepreneur and adventure junkie, , teaches…
College Success Habits with Jesse Mogle
Sep 21 • 29 min
What do college and business have in common? In many ways, the very habits that bring you success in the former are the same habits that will help you succeed in the latter. Join John Livesay as he discusses some of these habits with professional…
Data Fluency With Zach Gemignani
Sep 16 • 34 min
Even as we get bombarded with so much data today, many still don’t know how to use it for their business. It is time to change that and start to become data fluent before it is too late. In this episode, John Livesay interviews the founder and CEO…
Scale: Seven Proven Principles To Grow Your Business And Get Your Life Back
Sep 14 • 34 min
Sometimes, in the pursuit of success, people tend to lose track of what really matters - their life. , the Global Chairman of , joins John Livesay in this episode to talk about what you can do to get your life back and still grow your…
Social Selling And Making Creative Presentations With Mike Montague
Sep 9 • 27 min
Age old principles of sales hold true even in the era of social selling. Just with traditional selling, it is all about being creative with your presentation – a feat that can only be achieved by knowing what your client needs and building a…
Selling With Flair! With Jeroen Corthout
Sep 7 • 25 min
Rarely does it happen when a CRM becomes a salesperson’s friend as opposed to another project they have to do. This is how revolutionary has become, a CRM system that automatically fills itself out so salespeople don’t have to waste time manually…
The Science Of Customer Connections with Jim Karrh
Aug 31 • 28 min
There is no magic bullet, there’s a missing bullet. In this episode, , PhD, joins John Livesay as they discuss the science of customer connections and how you manage the messaging you send out. Jim dives into the importance of consistency in order to…
Inbox Detox With Thanh Pham
Aug 26 • 28 min
Every one of us has had that experience of sitting down to really focus on a task only to be bothered by an email notification. , the Managing Director at , has a program called Inbox Detox, which helps you optimize your email and break free from…
Tragedy On My 100th Day As CEO With Dr. Diana Hendel
Aug 19 • 31 min
The 100th day is typically a milestone for any career. For , however, it came with a tragedy that changed her life and led her to a profound understanding of trauma and how individuals and organizations can come out of it with hope and resilience….
The Empowerment Paradox With Ben Woodward
Aug 17 • 24 min
Life is not without its own set of challenges and struggles for us to go through. Understandably, these are the very things no one asks for. However, the paradox in all of these lies in the way it reveals our strengths that we often don’t know we…
Social Impact Investing With Neil St. Clair
Aug 12 • 28 min
Doing good and doing well is a philosophy that all entrepreneurs with a philanthropic side want to do, but there are so many ways to approach it. does his share by removing fear from everyday life through social impact investing. Neil is a serial…
The Blind Spots Between Us With Dr. Gleb Tsipursky
Aug 10 • 27 min
We like to think of ourselves as intelligent beings. After all, are we not the most evolved organisms on the planet? Sophisticated as our brains may be, they are specifically wired to be prone to a large number of cognitive biases that affect how we…
Avoid Making This Pitching Mistake With Glenn Hemanes
Aug 5 • 49 min
The wow factor is what you want to have not only from what you’re saying but from the images you are showing. But what does it take to wow your audience? In this episode, John Livesay is joined by Glenn Hemanes, the Creative Director and Founder…
How To Be A Story Leader With Ben Zoldan
Jul 29 • 36 min
Listening to others and what they have to say fosters a sense of community, kinship, and empathy, and these are things we all could afford to get better at. In a time of divisiveness, listening to others might just get us to a place of, at the very…
Strategic Leadership: Nurturing New Leaders And The Leadership Tree With John O’Grady
Jul 22 • 23 min
Strategic leadership uses the concept of the leadership tree, where you nurture the people under your leadership until they develop to become leaders on their own. Former Division I athlete, West Point graduate, Army Colonel, and leadership…
Success Academy With Brandon T. Adams
Jul 17 • 36 min
There’s no singular way to becoming successful. Each person has their own journey to success, but there are certain building blocks that make it much easier to become as successful as you desire, your own way. is an Emmy® Award-Winning Producer…
The Spirit Of SkinSpirit With Dr. George Baxter-Holder
Jul 15 • 29 min
No matter how much we try to discount it, appearances affect so many aspects of our lives. Although physical, its influence reaches our mindset and the way we perceive and even feel about people and things. Tapping deeper into how appearance can…
Profit Factory With Tim Francis
Jul 8 • 33 min
Are you just operating your business, or are you an actual business owner? Today’s guest is someone who can transform you from the former to the latter. John Livesay sits down with , founder of , where he helps entrepreneurs figure out what…
The Repositioning Expert With Chala Dincoy
Jun 26 • 30 min
With the ever-changing marketing landscape, it’s getting harder to grab the consumers’ attention. You would have to make shifts in your business to capitalize on what the market wants. , a marketing strategist who helps B2B service providers…
The Art Of Charm With AJ Harbinger And Johnny Dzubak
Jun 24 • 29 min
If you’ve ever struggled with feeling awkward at a social gathering, hating small talk, or feeling like an imposter in your own body, then this episode is for you. and from share their secrets, backed by science, on how to…
The Resilient Leader With Christine Perakis
Jun 17 • 21 min
The greatest lessons and transformations come out from weathering storms in life. In one way or another, we become better, stronger, and wiser. This episode’s guest is a perfect example of someone who has come out from the other side as a resilient…
Storytelling With Impact: The Secrets To Giving A TEDx Talk With Mark Lovett
Jun 12 • 48 min
A former corporate executive who was saved by storytelling, spent many years in the computer industry in Southern California. After getting out of that, he started consulting and got dragged by one of his clients to be a co-organizer of…
Branding Secrets: Creating A Good Story With Jenny Fernandez
Jun 10 • 24 min
Your brand is what makes or breaks your business. That is why it is crucial to create one that speaks not only to you but also to your audience. In this episode, John Livesay talks with the global branding expert, disruptor, and innovator, ,…
Never Fly Solo With Waldo Waldman
Jun 5 • 35 min
Every day of our lives, whether our personal lives or in our careers, we work our way towards conquering fear. Conscious or not, conquering fear is an essential part of paving our path towards success because if we live our lives continually held back…
Game Changer With Rob Angel
Jun 3 • 22 min
From a simple idea to a bestselling board game, is a success story. On today’s show, John Livesay chats with Rob who is the creator of the iconic board game Pictionary and the author of . Using a few simple tools, a Webster’s paperback dictionary,…
The Productivity Zone With Penny Zenker
May 27 • 28 min
Throughout our lives, our relationships with many important concepts shift. While all of these relationships are important, our relationship with time determines a lot of what our lives will be like down the line. Our relationship with time informs…
Forged In The Fires With Rob Verhelst
May 20 • 26 min
The mental strength that is required to be an athlete or a fireman is just as important as physical strength. In this episode, John Livesay interviews “Fireman Rob” Verhelst who has a book out called . Fireman Rob goes over the seven catalysts…
How To Pitch To An Investor With Minnie Ingersoll
May 13 • 28 min
In the world of entrepreneurship, investing in people is crucial. Today, John Livesay interviews , the Co-founder of Shift Technologies Inc., host of LA Venture Podcast, and a Partner at . Minnie had an amazing career at Google and now works for a…
Take The Icky And Scary Out Of Sales With Hugh Liddle
May 6 • 27 min
Sales has the bad reputation for being unpleasant while for those who do them, sales can be a terrifying task. Tackling those things in this episode through his book, , is guest . The sales wizard at and Elite Sales Academy, Hugh imparts to us his…
Recharge Your Mind Daily With Tom Cronin
Apr 22 • 29 min
The Portal - How Mediation Can Save The World
Speakers Loft: Elevating Your Value As A speaker With Kristian Ravn
Apr 15 • 29 min
Breaking into an industry and carving your name on its walls is all about mindset. In another inspiring episode, John Livesay chats with , a former journalist, philosopher, and the Founder of , a tech solution to help prevent loneliness for speakers…
You Don’t Have To Be Ruthless To Win With Jonathan Keyser
Apr 8 • 31 min
You don’t have to be ruthless to win. By using the Selfless Service Model, skyrocketed his success. Jonathan is the Founder and thought leader behind Keyser Co., the largest tenant rep commercial real estate firm in Arizona and one of the most…
The Five Questions With Dr. James Mellon
Apr 1 • 32 min
Life always has many questions in store for us, but precious few of them are actually, in the long run, productive. is the founding Spiritual Director of and author of the new book, The Five Questions. James joins John Livesay to give you a little…
Booking Celebrities: The New Storytellers With Bruce Merrin
Mar 30 • 31 min
Booking celebrities for appearances is one of the most important functions of public relations and management teams because those appearances, more often than not, really do mean a lot to the people there to witness it. Just being in that space with a…
How To Get Co-Workers To Like Each Other With Jason Treu
Mar 25 • 29 min
Growing a company is not all about generating revenue. It also means honing your employees to work alongside each other to reach a growth goal. On today’s show, John Livesay interviews on the importance of having a harmonious workplace. Jason is…
Breakthrough Reinvented: Bridging The Gap Between Technology And Innovation With Sterling Hawkins
Mar 23 • 30 min
History has proven time and time again that the breakthrough of yesterday simply becomes a necessity of today. As people of the present, the responsibility of reinventing and reimagining the modern age falls to us. Internationally-recognized thought…
Compete Every Day: What You Can Do Differently With Jake Thompson
Mar 18 • 27 min
There’s so much that goes into actually becoming competitive—in sports, in business, throughout your industry. But the best place to begin is by sorting yourself out, and making sure you’re ready to get where you want to go. is the Founder and…
Habits For Success With G. Brian Benson
Mar 11 • 25 min
Self-esteem and valuing yourself can help you be comfortable just being yourself and avoid being pushed around. In this episode, John Livesay, aka The Pitch Whisperer, chats with author, TEDx speaker, and coach about following his intuition and…
How To Slingshot From Invisible To Irresistible With Gabor George Burt
Mar 9 • 32 min
Customer satisfaction is, and always will be, the ultimate purpose of any business. Reimagining your service apart from your competitors creatively can be game-changing. Author of , and expert at making yourself magnetic to your customers, , goes back…
The Blueprint - Lift Your Leadership To New Heights With Doug Conant
Mar 4 • 32 min
Being an effective leader isn’t always about being a tough leader—there’s a distinction. What distinguishes an effective leader from a tough leader is knowing when to be tough, and when to be a kind ear, a sensitive ear, for the people who work with…
Lingo - Discover Your Ideal Customer’s Secret Language With Jeffrey Shaw
Feb 26 • 36 min
Understanding your audience is at the core of creating a successful business in today’s fast-paced world. It’s become easier and easier for audiences to move on if they feel that a brand doesn’t really try to understand what they need. , the author of…
Humor That Works: The Value Of Humor In The Workplace With Andrew Tarvin
Feb 19 • 31 min
How do you manage the stress of working 90,000 hours in a lifetime? In this episode, Pitch Whisperer, John Livesay, shares more than a few laughs with author, Humor Engineer, speaker, and facilitator, . Andrew reveals how being forced to join an…
Ask! : The Bridge from Your Dreams to Your Destiny With Mark Victor Hansen and Crystal Dwyer Hansen
Feb 17 • 28 min
There is only an answer when there is a question. In life, there are times where we are held back from the things we want because we are just so scared of asking. In this great episode, John Livesay talks to not one but two amazing guests. He is with…
The Successful Speaker With Grant Baldwin
Feb 12 • 37 min
In this increasingly competitive global environment, it is so tempting to become everything to everyone. However, the guest for this episode, , begs to disagree. He believes that you should be known for one thing, that you should be a steak house and…
(C)lean Messaging With Scott Brown
Feb 5 • 25 min
We all think that people make decisions based on rational numbers, but that’s not how humans work. How can you find a way to tap into the emotional side and deliver clean messaging that is memorable? In this episode, John Livesay, aka The Pitch…
Creativity In An Age Of Artificial Intelligence With James Taylor
Jan 29 • 37 min
Artificial Intelligence or AI has been taking over varied industries and has become undeniably helpful in today’s fast-paced life. Today, John Livesay interviews , founder of and host of The Creative Life Podcast and TV Show. James talks about…
Building Genuine Connections With Maria Franzoni
Jan 22 • 33 min
In any field, but especially in business, being able to build genuine connections are an important skill, and that cannot be overstated. Connecting with clients on so many different levels is the lifeblood of business, and missing out on this might…
Digital Makeover: Build, Repair, And Monitor Your Digital Presence With Sameer Somal
Jan 15 • 35 min
With almost everyone and everything online, showing up on people’s searches has become harder and harder to achieve. Get rid of any negative content that keeps people from finding you in this episode with Founder and CEO of , . Here, Sameer imparts…
Fanocracy: How To Build Your Fandom With David Meerman Scott
Jan 8 • 42 min
When you’re a stage performer, there’s nothing like connecting with people who bring vibe and excitement to your show. Is it possible to build your fandom and create the same energizing feeling in your business? In this episode, John Livesay, aka The…
Raise Your Standards With Mark Evans
Dec 23, 2019 • 24 min
There’s an old way, and there’s the new way of selling - which side are you on? It’s about time you raise your standards and get intentional with your sales. In today’s episode, host, John Livesay, is joined by , author and founder. Mark talks about…
The 10 Cent Decision With Laurie Guest
Dec 18, 2019 • 33 min
The core of every successful business starts from the small actions you do. By putting energy into the little things, you are actually creating a big impact on customer service. Entrepreneur, keynote speaker, and author of the great book called ,…
Turning Browsers Into Buyers With Billy Bross
Dec 11, 2019 • 36 min
Have you ever wondered how to turn a browser into a buyer on your website or your ad? Marketing consultant is here to tell you how to do it. Billy specializes in helping experts scale their online education businesses. In this episode, he joins…
Vision Of A Global Family Office With Ivan Ogilchyn
Dec 4, 2019 • 28 min
A study on financial advisors showed that about 17% were multi-family offices. It also revealed that the affluent sector finds the multi-family office model more appealing than other business models. In a nutshell, a multi-family office (MFO) is…
Gratitude As A Sales Tool With David Reed
Nov 27, 2019 • 24 min
Whenever we are faced with rejection, the automatic reaction is sometimes to give up. In this episode, David Reed shares his origin story and the roadblocks he needed to overcome. David has a passion for entrepreneurship and wanting to control the…
The SLAM - Startup Launch Assistance Map With Jon Warner
Nov 20, 2019 • 33 min
Everyone dreams big, no matter how simple it is. When building a startup business, you already have success in mind. The question is do you know how to bring that success from your head into reality? Jon Warner, the CEO of and author of more than 40…
Pursuing A Life Of Significance With Aaron Walker
Nov 13, 2019 • 30 min
Having money, a big house, and a profitable business can lead to a fulfilling life - or so we all think. In this episode, discover what a life of significance truly means as you learn from life and business coach . Successful in business, Aaron first…
The Titanic Effect: Helping Startups Navigate Through Icebergs with Drs. Todd Saxton and Kim Saxton
Nov 6, 2019 • 30 min
Hitting icebergs is just part of the business, especially when you are in the startup stage. Nevertheless, it does not mean that you can’t steer away from them because the fact remains that these mistakes can be costly. We double up the insight in…
Social Purpose Investing with Joel Solomon
Oct 30, 2019 • 27 min
One good life purpose is to do as much good as you can and leave the world better. Joel Solomon, the author of The Clean Money Revolution, shares that deciding that finance business and capitalism could be a powerful force for good was an…
Think. Do. Say. With Ron Tite
Oct 23, 2019 • 32 min
Our guest is who is hailed as one of the Top Ten Creative Canadians by marketing Magzine. He’s the author of . In this episode, Ron shares how to build trust, as well as how do we win the battle for time when everyone is so inundated…
Body For Wife with James Fell
Oct 16, 2019 • 32 min
Losing weight is one of the most challenging part of many people’s lives these days. James Fell, a highly regarded science-based motivator for lasting life change, spills some details about his book, how to embrace change in life, and how he found…
Every Job Is A Sales Job with Dr. Cindy McGovern
Oct 9, 2019 • 32 min
Believe it or not, in whatever job we have today, there is always sales involved with it. This episode’s guest aims to bring a better reputation for sales. Known far and wide as The First Lady of Sales and the author of , believes…
Croissants Vs. Bagels: Building Meaningful Relationships with Robbie Samuels
Oct 2, 2019 • 32 min
Interacting with others in different situations is not as easy as it seems because people vary. Robbie Samuels, a relationship-based business strategist, introduces us to the different ways people interact at events through his bestselling book called…
LGFG - Look Good Feel Good Fashion House with Dimitry Toukhcher
Sep 25, 2019 • 25 min
A good outfit is one to start a great day. In this episode, we take on fashion that makes us look good and feel good with CEO of , . Dimitry’s company is one of the world’s fastest-growing suit + shirt brands and is a forefront player in…
Hiring The Best Leaders with Jeanne Branthover
Sep 18, 2019 • 44 min
A company of effective leaders is an effective company. one of the most influential people in the world when it comes to executive search, talks about hiring the best leaders to run your organization or company. Shes opens up about her…
What Is Your What? with Steve Olsher
Sep 11, 2019 • 38 min
Figuring out what you are good at and how to deliver it is a mystery that most entrepreneurs initially struggle with. International keynote speaker and author of What Is Your WHAT? Steve Olsher teaches us how to become an entrepreneur by figuring out…
Life Lessons From The Oldest And Wisest with David Romanelli
Aug 28, 2019 • 28 min
There’s always a pearl of wisdom to learn from the elders. This is something that most of us tend to discount, but not for David Romanelli. Best-selling author of Life Lessons from the Oldest and Wisest, David talks about combining…
Entertainment Secrets For Entrepreneurs with Jennifer Lier
Aug 21, 2019 • 36 min
The key to success is confidence and pursuing your goal in life no matter what it takes. Jennifer Lier, the President of the country’s premier motivational keynote speaker booking agency, National Keynote Speakers, shares her life story from being a…
Can You Sell? with Alex Rubalcava
Aug 14, 2019 • 27 min
All startup companies want to develop their businesses effectively. However, funding can be a hindrance for some who want to scale. Alex Rubalcava, General Partner and co-Founder of Stage Venture Partners, gives more information about their company…
Estars – The Future of Esports with Jeff Liboon
Aug 7, 2019 • 29 min
Estars as a platform is definitely the future of Esports. Jeff Liboon, the Co-Founder and President of Estars, talks about how he came up with his business idea, all the amazing things they have at their Las Vegas studio, and how to handle…
The Way Of The Quiet Warrior with Tom Dutta
Jul 31, 2019 • 26 min
Joe Campbell once said that we hear this call to adventure. Many of us ignore it, but some of us answer the call. That’s exactly what Tom Dutta did. He answered the call and went through an eight to ten-year journey going through lot of things in…
Martial Arts Leadership Skills with Aslak de Silva
Jul 24, 2019 • 28 min
Leadership skills can be honed from any discipline, especially martial arts. Aslak de Silva, the CEO of Nordic Business Forum, has successfully used his background in martial arts in being a word-class experience leader. Aslak who now speaks about…
Close The Sales Gap Through Stories with Dr. Mark Goulston
Jul 17, 2019 • 36 min
Do storytelling and story selling differ? A lot would argue that being a great storyteller can increase your chances of bagging massive sales. Dr. Mark Goulston, a UCLA professor of Psychiatry for over 25 years and a former FBI and police hostage…
The Game Changer - Chicke Fitzgerald
Jul 10, 2019 • 29 min
Many entrepreneurs who could be one step closer to the peak of their success hit the plateau for fear of taking risks. These daunting risks are often disguised as remarkable transitions, and Chicke Fitzgerald would totally agree. The author of The…
Business Elevation with Chris Cooper
Jul 3, 2019 • 29 min
It takes a brave leader to listen to feedback because often, leaders are scared to face the reality of the situation and forget how engagement must start with them. Chris Cooper, author, speaker, and host of the show Business Elevation, talks about an…
Think It, Be It - John Mitchell | TSP 209
Jun 26, 2019 • 30 min
Everybody wants to raise their income and have success in their careers. However, even with so many things written about achieving that, it is still pretty difficult to find one that you can follow. Taking the legendary book, Think and Grow Rich,…
Raising A Netflix Superstar with Greg Centineo
Jun 19, 2019 • 32 min
Many people don’t realize the work and the strategy that goes into any successful career. The road to success doesn’t come easy even for actors who most people believe have gotten their fame the easy way. Greg Centineo, the father of Netflix…
Radio And Podcast Marketing In 30 minutes - Jim Beach | TSP 208
Jun 12, 2019 • 35 min
One of the great ways to promote your business is through radio shows and podcasts. Jim Beach, entrepreneur and author of Free Radio & Podcast Marketing in 30 Minutes, guides us on how to do it. Helping not only your marketing but search…
Create And Elevate Your Value with Tim Riesterer
Jun 5, 2019 • 33 min
Valuing yourself before valuing your business is an ideal order when gearing towards success. Chief Strategy and Research Officer of Corporate Visions Tim Riesterer believes that decision science is key towards delivering more value to anyone aiming…
Financial Peace Of Mind with Michael Nathanson
May 29, 2019 • 29 min
While being a lawyer and financial planner, Michael Nathanson was diagnosed with a brain tumor that completely changed his life. Realizing how we need a specialist in the medical field, he believes that the same should be true with our financial…
Mr. Persuasion - Jeff Tippett | TSP 206
May 15, 2019 • 33 min
The success of your business depends on how well you persuade. Sharing his mastery on the art of persuasion is Mr. Persuasion himself, Jeff Tippett. As the founder of the award-winning PR firm, Targeted Persuasion, Jeff gives great insights on what it…
How To Raise Successful People with Esther Wojcicki
May 8, 2019 • 31 min
In this day and age, we are faced with an epidemic of parental anxiety as more and more parents struggle on building a strong foundation for their children to be successful in life. Esther Wojcicki, author of How to Raise Successful People:…
The Front Row Factor - Jon Vroman | TSP 205
May 1, 2019 • 31 min
Some days, we unknowingly find ourselves standing in the back row, looking at all those people who are having the time of their lives. We then think how nice it must be to be just like them. Jon Vroman tells you that you can! He is a keynote speaker,…
Clarity Win$ - Steve Woodruff | TSP 204
Apr 17, 2019 • 28 min
We are at the age of information that it becomes too chaotic to ever come out of it and offer something that stands out. Helping you to cut through the noise is the King of Clarity, Steve Woodruff. He lays down the three ways that can break through in…
The Speaker’s Spotlight: Using Complementary Skill Sets As Leverage - Martin and Farah Perelmuter
Apr 10, 2019 • 36 min
When two skill sets match, it would definitely be an unstoppable joyride to success. It is the awesome secret sauce of entrepreneur couple Martin and Farah Perelmuter, Founders of Speakers’ Spotlight – a speakers’ bureau on a mission to change…
Digital Leadership - Erik Qualman | TSP 202
Apr 3, 2019 • 32 min
Technology has greatly changed the dynamics of the world. Great leaders know how this impacts the business and therefore, learned to adapt with it. Taking the two together is best-selling author and keynote speaker, Erik Qualman, as he talks about the…
Emotional Sobriety - Bill Stierle | TSP 201
Mar 20, 2019 • 39 min
Bill Stierle, founder of Corporate Culture Development and a dynamic and commanding thought leader in emotional intelligence and thinking styles, gives an interesting perspective on how we can communicate in business. Bill spills the secrets on how to…
Say Something Entertainment: Pitching For Engagement - Kevin Hekmat | TSP 200
Mar 6, 2019 • 31 min
When we think of talent managers, we immediately only see celebrities and actors. This limited view overlooks the many talents out there who are expressing through various art forms their abilities to change the audience’s lives. Kevin Hekmat takes…
Premiere Speakers Bureau - Shawn Hanks | TSP 199
Feb 27, 2019 • 31 min
Growing up a la the von Trapp family singers, Shawn Hanks has lived with music and performing throughout his life. Now he imparts the knowledge of learning to create a feeling and communicate an idea to an audience among speakers and event partners as…
How To Be A Secret Weapon - Brian Palmer | TSP 198
Feb 20, 2019 • 30 min
Loyal customers are repeat customers and they surely help in keeping the business running. It doesn’t take a lot to gain loyal customers, but oftentimes in people’s desire to prioritize big fat sales over putting their customers’ need ahead of their…
Critical Thinking + Listening = Success with Lisa Warren | TSP 197
Feb 13, 2019 • 30 min
Critical thinking and listening are two of the most important skills you’ll ever have in any kind of business. This is according to Lisa Warren, a partner at SpeakInc, which represents top speakers around the country. Lisa shares how she ended up…
How To Be Unstoppable - Shawn Ellis | TSP 196
Feb 6, 2019 • 26 min
When you combine passion and skill in your career, nothing can stop you from soaring. Shawn Ellis, founder and CEO of The Speakers Group, talks about being able to find an outlet for his passion for his personal and professional development in…
Crack The Funding Code - Judy Robinett | TSP 195
Jan 30, 2019 • 30 min
Lack of funding is one of the biggest reasons small businesses fail. Business thought leader Judy Robinett says the big takeaway is to mitigate risk to get funding. Judy shows step-by-step how to do it in her new book, Crack the Funding Code. Crack…
Big Questions with Cal Fussman | TSP 194
Jan 16, 2019 • 40 min
Podcaster, in-demand speaker, writer, and expert at asking the best questions, Cal Fussman believes that a good question could get you to the most powerful person on earth. Sharing a story that is not short of that, he takes us into the time where he…
Creating Experiences That Are Memorable with Gail Davis | TSP 193
Jan 9, 2019 • 35 min
It was in the early ‘90s when event budgets were big and the stages were filled with former heads of states and retired Olympians that Gail Davis was leading events at one of the world’s largest corporations, EDS. It’s now Hewlett Packard…
Build Your Tribe - Philip Folsom | TSP 192
Dec 26, 2018 • 30 min
It is not anymore about the team, it is now about the tribe. Industry leader in team building and leadership Philip Folsom of the Fulcrum Leadership Institute shares how to build your tribe in business and in life. Moving away from the concept of a…
Pivot, Disrupt And Transform - Marcia Daszko | TSP 191
Dec 12, 2018 • 32 min
How leaders behave directly impact the course of the business. They are the ones that lead the people in the team to work towards a common goal and succeed. As we know it, everyone has the capacity to become a leader. The only thing therefore is to be…
Negotiation Secrets From An FBI Special Agent - Chip Massey | TSP 190
Nov 28, 2018 • 31 min
Growing a business means having to go through high-pressure situations. Sometimes, you get involved with misunderstandings among clients that take a toll on the entire business relationship. Talking about the art of negotiation in these kinds of…
The Marriage Of Real Estate And Blockchain - Henry Elder | TSP 189
Nov 21, 2018 • 31 min
Henry Elder comes from a four generation of Los Angeles real estate professionals, yet he made his own way in the world when he got out of Pepperdine. He was going to go to law school and decided to go work for a hedge fund instead, and then pivoted…
Good Enough Now - Jessica Pettitt | TSP 188
Nov 14, 2018 • 31 min
Instead of sitting around pointing fingers and waiting for change to somehow magically appear, which never happens, a lot of people are looking for, “What can I do to make myself have better relationships and stronger teamwork?” Jessica…
Courage, Compassion And Rescue - Marty Brounstein | TSP 187
Nov 7, 2018 • 30 min
Urging leaders to make a positive difference wherever they are, Marty Brounstein talks about doing the right thing when you find yourself in a situation where it’s fear-based. As a master storyteller, he discusses the power of using stories as a way…
Happily Ever Always - Michael Rosenblum | TSP 186
Oct 31, 2018 • 27 min
We often look for happiness in different places and people. But no matter how much we look, we can’t seem to find it. Michael Rosenblum believes we all deserve to live Happily Ever Always and for him, that is about looking within oneself. He is a…
Innovation Hacks - Josh Linkner | TSP 185
Oct 24, 2018 • 28 min
To Josh Linkner, founder and CEO of ePrize, creativity and innovation are the lifeblood of all human progress. As such, he’s spent his career harnessing the power of creative disruption. His journey has been non-traditional at every step, using…
Stop Hoping: Start Hunting - Jennifer Hill | TSP 184
Oct 17, 2018 • 26 min
Finding your dream job may not be what most people expect. For some, their dreams are only realized after life has thrown an unexpected curveball. They find that they are on to a different path than what they had planned. Keynote speaker Jennifer Hill…
Happiness From The Inside Out - Rob Mack | TSP 183
Oct 10, 2018 • 29 min
Many people get stuck on thinking as soon as something happens then they’ll be happy. The fact of the matter is your circumstances only account for 10% of your overall happiness. People have to realize that the outside achievements are not the end…
Talk Triggers: Word Of Mouth Marketing - Daniel Lemin | TSP 182
Oct 3, 2018 • 28 min
The more people talk about how remarkable your business is, the better it is for you economically. This is a fact that almost everyone in marketing knows. There is an economic impact to what we call “word of mouth”. Daniel Lemin, CMO and…
From On Air Anchor To Blockchain - Elsa Ramon | TSP 181
Sep 26, 2018 • 26 min
One of the keys to success is authenticity. You can’t fake that, and Elsa Ramon has it. She exudes authenticity and effervescent energy on camera. Until recently, Elsa was the weekend evening anchor for CBS in Los Angeles. She made the big…
Exactly What To Say For Influence And Impact - Phil M. Jones | TSP 180
Sep 19, 2018 • 31 min
Lots of people have a great idea, but they fail to have any understanding of who they want to bring that idea to or exactly who that perfect person might be in the first place. They sit, wish, wait, hope and pray for success as opposed to point…
Pitch Secrets From Top Investor - Vic Pascucci | TSP 179
Sep 11, 2018 • 25 min
Starting the path to being a venture capitalist was unconventional for Vic Pascucci. Graduated as a lawyer, he went the other way to pursue a career in the financial world. Now, with more than nineteen years of experience, he shares the secrets to…
Local Investing, Venture Funds, Cryptocurrency, And NYCQ - Rob Nance | TSP 178
Sep 5, 2018 • 25 min
Managing partner of CityBlock Capital Rob Nance gets down into the business of local investing as he shares his new venture called NYCQ, a tokenized venture fund for investment into New York City startups. Starting with his origin story, he relays the…
One Page Marketing Plan | TSP 177
Aug 29, 2018 • 29 min
Small businesses need a small business strategy that works, and that really comes down to direct response marketing. Allan Dib needed to come up with a plan that was fast, effective, and followed direct response marketing principles very closely that…
Are You A Sonic God? - Chris Hayman | TSP 176
Aug 22, 2018 • 26 min
The most exciting thing ever in entertainment is LA’s creative industry, and that’s largely due to the competition. In LA, everyone’s here for a reason and everyone’s trying to pursue something amazing. Being around that particular level of…
The Magic Question: Unveiling Forensic Handwriting - Bart Baggett | TSP 175
Aug 15, 2018 • 33 min
Is it possible to get what you want in half the time? Forensic handwriting expert Bart Baggett dares you to ask the Magic Question: not only the ones we ask other people, but also the questions that we ask ourselves. They influence our beliefs, which…
Firestarter - Sanyika Street | TSP 174
Aug 8, 2018 • 26 min
When you are writing, you have to have good human qualities. You’ve got to know how to be transparent and vulnerable and know how to collaborate. Sanyika The Firestarter believed he was none of those. Sanyika Street was originally from Washington,…
How To Invest in Cryptocurrency | TSP 173
Aug 1, 2018 • 31 min
If you have been following the world of cryptocurrency, you may have noticed that Teeka Tiwari and Palm Beach Confidential are trending. That is because we are at the doorstep of the next cryptocurrency boom. Teeka is an editor at Palm Beach Research…
Financial Mentor: Creating A Wealth Plan That Actually Works - Todd Tresidder | TSP 172
Jul 25, 2018 • 27 min
Have you ever fantasized about never working again? We probably all do. But even if you never have to work a day in your life again, financial mentor Todd Tresidder said that won’t make you happy because when you can have everything and when you…
A CEO’s Secret Weapon: How to Accelerate Success - Dr. Frumi Barr | TSP 171
Jul 18, 2018 • 30 min
People make your business successful or not. To accelerate success, a conscious leader always starts with finding the right A players and having the right people on the team. Dr. Frumi Barr says that’s where the whole idea of concentrating on culture…
Landing On Your Feet - Sam Morris | TSP 170
Jul 11, 2018 • 32 min
When one’s sense of identity gets challenged, the whole foundation becomes loose. Even people who are ambitious and are making things happen in the world cannot predict when something is going to come along that is going to completely derail that…
Awakening Your Inner Guru - Dr. Erin Fall Haskell | TSP 169
Jul 4, 2018 • 39 min
What we energize, we magnetize. That is what Doctor of Divinity and thought leader Dr. Erin Fall Haskell always tell people during her speaking engagements and when she’s broadcasting her podcast, Good Morning Lala Land. Erin is a self-made…
Angel Investor Secrets - Jim Brandt | TSP 168
Jun 27, 2018 • 25 min
Let’s say you’re a brilliant founder of a startup company, looking to make a difference in technology with all the plans and blueprints for success laid out – except for an investor. You’ve met with dozens of angel investors but none of your…
What Is A Success Mindset? - Joanne Chen | TSP 167
Jun 20, 2018 • 26 min
When it comes to successfully making a pitch, you need to establish your own success mindset – and that involves not letting rejection affect you more than it should. Learn how to spot the characteristics of a founder: grit, tenacity, and of course…
How To Become Millionaires At Make It Happen University - Spencer Lodge | TSP 166
Jun 13, 2018 • 28 min
It’s not rocket science. The real reason people don’t buy from you has nothing to do with price or time; it’s because they don’t trust you. If you want some real insights on how to build up your confidence up to your first million, Spencer…
Where The Magic Happens - Kevin Corcoran Jr. | TSP 165
Jun 6, 2018 • 27 min
People say that the magic happens when we step out of our comfort zone. You’ve done it once or twice, and it clearly works. But what if you could step out of your comfort zone daily? Award-winning college professor Kevin Corcoran Jr. tells us how in…
Ownership Is The Ultimate Loyalty Program - Melinda Moore | TSP 164
May 30, 2018 • 31 min
Melinda Moore has always wanted to change the world and be in technology, and so every step of her professional career was a step towards understanding how much human information processing and technology was going to impact everything that we do. As…
Selling To The Point - Jeff Lipsius | TSP 163
May 23, 2018 • 30 min
In a field as competitive as sales, earning high commissions is top priority. Jeff Lipsius is the president and founder of Selling to the Point, which is a sales training and consulting umbrella platform. He developed Selling to the Point sales…
New Heart, New Life - Ava Kaufman| TSP 162
May 16, 2018 • 27 min
Our guest on The Successful Pitch is . She has an incredible story of getting a new heart, a heart transplant. We’re all being disrupted in our business and in our life, but what happens when we get disrupted with our health? She has some great…
Avoid Aging Through Technology - Aubrey de Gray | TSP 161
May 9, 2018 • 35 min
The Laws of Physics is the number one cause of aging. This means that it doesn’t matter if the subject is biologically alive or not, everything is subject to aging caused mainly by the damage that occurs through the normal operation of a subject…
Build A Big Network By Becoming A Friend Of A Friend - David Burkus | TSP 160
May 2, 2018 • 34 min
A lot of successful business owners keep saying that for you to get ahead of everyone else, you need to see the disruption before it happens. But how exactly do you do that? David Burkus, the world’s top business thought leader believes that best…
TESLOOP vs. Amtrack - Haydn Sonnad | TSP 159
Apr 25, 2018 • 26 min
The key to success is not about being perfect but having the confidence to pursue your vision in your market. Haydn Sonnad takes smart marketing to another level with TESLOOP and how he pitched this to Elon Musk. The first thing he knew was to not…
Connecting The Millennial Generation - Josh Tickell | TSP 158
Apr 18, 2018 • 31 min
Parents often teach their kids that there are many ways to solve a problem. Whether its fossils fuels, climate change, or connecting the millennial generation, Josh Tickell will find a way to solve it. As America’s number one strategist for…
The Hope Driven Leader - Libby Gill | TSP 157
Apr 11, 2018 • 32 min
Hopes starts when we believe that change is possible. Being a hope-driven leader means believing that whatever you do makes a difference for the entire team. If hope is one of your foundations in leadership, you are leading by inspiring and informing;…
Anticipate Disruption: Become The Disruptors Of Today’s Age - Dan Burrus | TSP 156
Apr 4, 2018 • 36 min
It is no longer enough to just be reactive and agile in this fast-paced world of technology and disruption. More than agility, we need to learn how to anticipate disruption and become the disruptors of today’s age. Dan Burrus has been predicting…
The Skill Set Of The Ask Is The New Pitch - Tracy Chadwell | TSP 155
Mar 28, 2018 • 31 min
Have you ever tried not pitching for fifteen minutes? It’s not always easy but you can get better at it by developing the skill set of the ask. Tracy Chadwell shares how this method will help you clearly identify all you need to know to create that…
Engage People On Social Media To Pull In New Clients - Sean Hyde | TSP 154
Mar 21, 2018 • 32 min
Building a successful business is one of the most challenging yet rewarding things you’ll ever do in your life. The path can be rocky, to say the least, and you’ll encounter numerous learning experiences along the way. Sean Hyde, Founder of…
The Purpose Revolution, Show Your Value And Tell Your Story - John Izzo | TSP 153
Mar 14, 2018 • 40 min
What happens when businesses put purpose at the top of the list? Companies that focus on purpose and people are happier and more successful than the ones that don’t. The Purpose Revolution drives people to do better and be better. Employees become…
The Power Of Company Culture - Chris Dyer | TSP 152
Mar 7, 2018 • 34 min
A good team makes good business, so screening for the right person is very critical for every business owner. Chris Dyer, Founder of PeopleG2, know that the key to communicating well with applicants is being honest and transparent. When he does…
Change The Rules, Change The Game - David Mammano | TSP 151
Feb 28, 2018 • 31 min
When successful entrepreneurs look back on their journey, they realize that the obstacles is the path. Failing forward is the first step to success, you just need to learn how to change the rules and change the game so that opportunities line up for…
The Content Formula, Tell A Story Of Success - Michael Brenner | TSP 150
Feb 21, 2018 • 29 min
In the digital world and in its marketing space, consistency is key. And from that consistency comes the ability to tell stories to win clients. But like most speakers who are just starting up, we get butterflies when we speak in front of people. The…
Creative Storytelling Is Key To Growth - Anton Zietsman | TSP 149
Feb 14, 2018 • 27 min
The easiest part of the business is having the idea. The more challenging part is bringing life to that idea and finding the right people to help you do it. Director of 3311 Ventures Anton Zietsman adds that a company needs the ability to transition…
The Culture of Nice Makes Nice Guys Finish First - Doug Sandler | TSP 148
Feb 7, 2018 • 27 min
Gratitude trumps suspicion all the time. Instead of looking for the things that your people are doing wrong, intentionally look for the things that they are doing right and acknowledge it so that trust is built. This is the reason Doug Sandler…
16 Things That Great Teams Do Differently - Don Yaeger | TSP 147
Jan 31, 2018 • 30 min
Successful people see themselves being successful. There is a completely different motivation framework where business owners hate losing more than they love winning. The speaker of champions Don Yaeger believes that to avoid losing, every company…
A Real Estate Backed Cryptocurrency Token - Matthew Sullivan | TSP BE08
Jan 29, 2018 • 27 min
Many people want to “get in” on the new cryptocurrency innovations, but are nervous about all the ups and downs as well as the fact that it is “not backed on anything but trust.” Imagine if the real estate market got disrupted by a…
Turn Your Business Into A Brand and Define Your Business Brand - Greg Logan | TSP 146
Jan 24, 2018 • 30 min
A product or a service becomes a powerful tool to a client when they can clearly see the good it can do for them and their business. Entrepreneurs tend to tell clients what they think and tell these clients what they want. Greg Logan turns this around…
Get Your Sales To Soar By Accelerating The Buying Process - Dave Hubbard | TSP 145
Jan 17, 2018 • 28 min
For every company to able to raise revenue, there is a need for the sales process and marketing methods to be aligned. Accelerating sales to 30% annually is an easing thing to do for Marketing Outfield CEO Dave Hubbard because he has an engineering…
Friction: Passion Brands In The Age Of Disruption - Jeff Rosenblum | TSP 144
Jan 10, 2018 • 30 min
Clients want content that inspire them to push themselves and do things that are irrational. This irrational behavior according to author of Friction: Passion Brands In The Age Of Disruption, Jeff Rosenblum, will create loyalty from your…
Brandscaping – Unleashing The Power Of Partnerships - Andrew Davis | TSP BE07
Jan 5, 2018 • 32 min
Clients will always say yes to pitchers who tell a great story, and a great story invites listeners to keep wondering what happens next. If your audience can predict the end of your story before you even get there, then their interest level goes down….
100 Things To Do Before You Die - Sebastian Terry | TSP 142
Jan 3, 2018 • 24 min
Being tenacious, creative and authentic is what pulls clients in and say yes to your pitch. Sebastian Terry has been all three since he was 24 when he started listing 100 things he wanted to do to find himself. From invading a red carpet event to…
Profit First For Fast Business Growth - Mike Michalowicz | TSP 142
Dec 27, 2017 • 28 min
Having to restart a business from almost nothing and coming up on top is one proud experience Mike Michalowicz likes to share with business owners. But this is one life experience Mike doesn’t want to ever encounter again, because now he has learned…
Max My Profit - Ben Fewtrell | TSP 141
Dec 20, 2017 • 26 min
In order to earn more, every business owner needs to learn more. Knowledge transforms into confidence that lets business owners try things and not be fearful of change. Even after operating 64 trucks in the transportation industry in Sydney at the age…
Success Secrets - Will Bunker | TSP 139
Dec 13, 2017 • 24 min
The idea that you have to uproot your life and live in Silicon Valley to make big money may have some truth in it. But this is not necessarily a requirement for Founder Will Bunker when he sold his company for $47 billion. The success…
FARGO-Exceeding Low Expectations - Greg Tehven | TSP BE06
Dec 11, 2017 • 32 min
Collaborating with people and exceeding low expectations is a bigger win any entrepreneur can ask for. Greg Tehven wasn’t an exemption to this notion, because when all he saw in front of him was just metrics and checklists, he knew he had to make a…
Giftology: Make People Feel That They Matter - John Ruhlin | TSP 139
Dec 6, 2017 • 32 min
Making people feel that you care and think about them through personalized gifts is the best way to make a connection. Not just because it is your obligation but because you feel it is the right thing to do to show your gratitude. Learn how to give…
How To Be Irresistible When You Pitch | TSP BE05
Dec 5, 2017 • 39 min
Every success has a story behind it. People are pulled in by the origins of a person because that is where the connection happens. John Livesay tries something new as he gets interviewed instead by health and fitness industry influencer Patrick…
Monetize Your Mission - Nicola Grace | TSP 138
Nov 29, 2017 • 25 min
Once you have a clear vision of how you want to express your passion in the world that is when you can monetize your mission and keep doing what you love. Nicola Grace can help you make the world a better place and leave a legacy for the next…
The Boss Box - Hillary Gadsby | TSP BE04
Nov 27, 2017 • 27 min
Instead of competing, team up and learn from and with each other. Hillary Gadsby’s success isn’t defined by how much money she has, it is the people in her circle who paints the most honest picture of who she is. As the founder of The Boss Box,…
How to Raise $120M - Greg Centineo | TSP137
Nov 22, 2017 • 27 min
Leveraging can be a huge help when you want to learn how to raise $120M. Most people know how to give their money away but there are some who understand how to leverage money. One way of getting leverage and attracting people is by being brutally…
How To Stop Worrying About Sales Growth – Rick Janezic | TSP136
Nov 15, 2017 • 26 min
Rick Janezic is the founder of Ascenceo, which helps entrepreneurs who are waking up in the middle of the night worrying about how they’re going to make payroll and how they’re going to grow the company, not have to do that anymore. He said,…
Up The Mood Elevator – Larry Senn | TSP BE02
Nov 13, 2017 • 28 min
Today’s guest on the successful pitch is , the author of . He has some great insights on how you can shift from being angry and irritated to being grateful. He said that really is the key. He’s been called the Father of Corporate Culture…
Show Me The Money – Leigh Steinberg | TSP135
Nov 8, 2017 • 25 min
Today’s guest on The Successful Pitch is who was the inspiration for the character Jerry Maguire. He has a fascinating story of where that famous line, “Show me the money” came from, so you’re going to really want to listen to hear how that came…
How To Pitch To God – Andrea Gold | TSP BE01
Nov 6, 2017 • 35 min
Today’s guest on The Successful Pitch is . She’s been in business for over 30 years as an entrepreneur, running her own speakers’ bureau. She really knows what it takes to be successful and to not give up. She has a great expression in here…
How To Be A Winner – Mark Faust | TSP134
Nov 1, 2017 • 30 min
Today’s guest on The Successful Pitch is author Mark Faust who has written several books about high growth leverage.
Eyes Wide Open – Isaac Lidsky | TSP133
Oct 25, 2017 • 33 min
Today’s guest on The Successful Pitch is Isaac Lidsky, the author of “Eyes Wide Open.”
Live An Adventurous Life – Mark Lovett and Dr. Jeff Salz | TSP132
Oct 18, 2017 • 33 min
Today, I have two guests on the podcast. They are Mark Lovett and Jeff Salz, who have a business called Speaker Adventure.
What Made Me Who I Am – Bernie Swain | TSP131
Oct 11, 2017 • 32 min
Today’s guest on The Successful Pitch is Bernie Swain, the author of “What Made Me Who I Am”.
Liquid Leadership – Brad Szollose | TSP130
Oct 4, 2017 • 38 min
Today’s guest on The Successful Pitch is Brad Szollose, who is the author of “Liquid Leadership”.
Getting Investors to Pick You - Jefferson Lilly | TSP129
Sep 27, 2017 • 31 min
Today’s guest on the Successful Pitch is Jefferson Lilly. He has a Wharton MBA but decided to go a different route than most of his other fellow graduates.
Video Storytelling That Sells - Ian Garlic | TSP128
Sep 20, 2017 • 38 min
Today’s guest on The Successful Pitch is Ian Garlic, who is an expert at digital video storytelling.
Building Lasting Relationships - Meredith Bell | TSP127
Sep 13, 2017 • 34 min
Today’s guest on the Successful Pitch is Meredith Bell, who’s an expert at communication, connection, and listening.
Destroying Excuses - Tony Grebmeier | TSP126
Sep 6, 2017 • 41 min
Today’s guest on The Successful Pitch is Tony Grebmeier, who is the Co-Founder of ShipOffers, that’s doing multi-million dollars in revenue and ranked very highly on Inc’s Startups as well as the founder and creator of something called “Destroying…
The Leadership Gap - Lolly Daskal | TSP125
Aug 30, 2017 • 35 min
Today’s guest on The Successful Pitch is Lolly Daskal. She is the author of The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness, and she has amazing insights as to how you can be a better leader, and that everyone is a leader who influences…
Leadership Lessons From Mt Everest - Alison Levine | TSP124
Aug 23, 2017 • 44 min
Today’s guest is Alison Levine, the author of On the Edge: Lessons Learned from Mount Everest. She’s also the executive producer of The Glass Ceiling, a documentary about a woman who was the first one in Nepal to climb Mount Everest. She has some…
Rocket Fuel - Mark Winters | TSP123
Aug 16, 2017 • 30 min
Today’s guest on The Successful Pitch is Mark Winters, the author of Rocket Fuel. He talks about the different personalities that are entrepreneurship. There’s a visionary, who has obviously the vision, and then there’s the integrator, and you need…
The Art Of Opportunity - Marc Sniukas | TSP122
Aug 9, 2017 • 35 min
Today’s guest on The Successful Pitch is Marc Sniukas, the author of The Art of Opportunity. He’s an expert in helping big and small businesses learn how to innovate and scale. He said, “When someone’s not buying, that’s an opportunity to…
Innovation Secrets - Jonathan Rosenthal | TSP121
Aug 2, 2017 • 34 min
Today’s guest on the Successful Pitch is Jonathan Rosenthal, he’s an expert at spotting trends and knowing exactly when to make an investment or launch a new startup. All the way back in 1978 he was aware that things were going to be disrupted when…
Tactical Thinking - Moran Bar-Kochva | TSP120
Jul 26, 2017 • 37 min
Today’s guest on The Successful Pitch is Moran Bar-Kochva, who has a law degree from Tel Aviv and a Harvard MBA. He is bi-coastal now, in the States, investing in all kinds of new, interesting technologies. Everything from 3-D holograms on your phone,…
Finding The Hero Inside All Of Us - Ben Way | TSP119
Jul 19, 2017 • 20 min
Today’s guest on the successful pitch is Ben Way. He wrote a book about robots taking over our jobs and he’s working on a second book about artificial intelligence becoming artificial consciousness. But he’s got an incredible story beyond all those…
Painless Mobile App Development - Sani Abdul-Jabbar | TSP118
Jul 12, 2017 • 36 min
Today’s guest on the Successful Pitch is Sani Abdul-Jabbar and he runs that helps people have a painless mobile app development. His whole premise is he can take you from idea to the App store. But not only does he do that, if he really likes the…
Keys To A Successful Exit - Mark Mullen | TSP117
Jul 5, 2017 • 33 min
Today’s guest on The Successful Pitch is Mark Mullen, the founder and the largest investor in , based here in Los Angeles, which is an investor in both early stage and series A. They have about 60 investors in total. He’s also the founder and…
Game Changers Silicon Valley - Jim Connor | TSP116
Jun 28, 2017 • 30 min
Today’s guest on The Successful Pitch is Jim Connor who is the executive producer at television show. He’s also involved with a lot of Angel groups up there and on the board of many, and he had a successful exit himself. He said after you have one,…
The Hockey Stick Principles - Bobby Martin | TSP115
Jun 21, 2017 • 31 min
Today’s guest on the Successful Pitch is Bobby Martin, the author of He talks about how to hit the ice running when you’re an entrepreneur with a startup. He said ”create an execution plan, not a business plan.” He has a whole thing about what…
Thriving vs. Striving - JP Morgan | TSP114
Jun 14, 2017 • 34 min
Today’s guest on The Successful Pitch is and he has a whole insight into the different types of commitment we need to make to ourselves and to others to really make something happen. He really takes a deep dive into whether a commitment is a trap…
BadAss Your Brand - Pia Silva | TSP113
Jun 7, 2017 • 32 min
Today’s guest on The Successful Pitch is , who is the author of “Badass Your Brand.” She has a book that goes into great detail about how to be a badass when it comes to branding, which is all about charging a premium price and getting your ideal…
How to Create “Gotta Have It!” - Dr. Mark Goulston | TSP112
May 31, 2017 • 46 min
Today’s guest on The Successful Pitch is who’s written over seven books with great titles such as “Just Listen” and “Talking To Crazy.” He said his whole intent is to heal the world one conversation at a time. I really love that. He said “When you…
Zen Warrior - Sam Morris | TSP111
May 24, 2017 • 31 min
Today’s guest is Sam Morris who is the founder of and if anyone has earned the right to call himself a zen warrior, it’s Sam. He is paralyzed from the waist down from a tragic accident caused by a drunk driver and he said, “While my legs are…
How To Be More Charismatic! - Hilari Weinstein | TSP110
May 17, 2017 • 29 min
Today’s guest on The Successful Pitch is , who is a charismatic expert. She said you need to approach being charismatic from the inside out, not the other way, and the ability to draw others in, which is really what charisma is totally based on how…
Winning The Story Wars - Jonah Sachs| TSP109
May 10, 2017 • 31 min
Today’s guest is , the author of . Jonah talks about the difference between inadequacy marketing and empowerment marketing and how to story to get people engage with your vision. He goes into great detail on whether or not we can use myths to our…
Find Who Else Cares About Your Startup - Laura Wagner| TSP108
May 3, 2017 • 33 min
Today’s guest on The Successful Pitch is Laura Wagner, who is the CEO and founder of , which is changing the way we are going to pay for things. She assembled an amazing team of people from Apple and PayPal and even Kevin Harrington who was one of…
Build Relationships and Get an Introduction - Michael O’Neal| TSP107
Apr 26, 2017 • 34 min
Today’s guest on The Successful Pitch is Michael O’Neal, who hosts a podcast called . He talks about when he creates a podcast episode that’s typically an hour long, he promotes it for four hours. That’s been one of the keys to his success….
Be The Boss Nobody Leaves - Scott Love | TSP106
Apr 19, 2017 • 29 min
Today’s guest on The Successful Pitch is Scott Love who is the author of a great book called . Scott says he shows managers how to be the boss that nobody will leave. The way he does that is by getting people to think about what’s the noble goal…
The 10 Rules of Business - Karla Nelson | TSP105
Apr 12, 2017 • 34 min
Today’s guest on The Successful Pitch is , who has created ten rules for business based on her five-year-old. It is absolutely adorable, memorable, and actionable. She said, “Startups don’t die from a lack of good ideas. They die from indigestion and…
How to Get 7M in Funding - Mark Sears | TSP104
Apr 5, 2017 • 31 min
Today’s guest on The Successful Pitch is Mark Sears, the CEO and founder of . Mark turned a two-week vacation to Nepal into a six-year journey creating his startup. He’s raised over $7 million in multiple rounds of funding and takes us through the…
Bring Value To Build Trust - Josh Elledge | TSP103
Mar 29, 2017 • 37 min
Today’s guest is Josh Elledge, who is an expert in public relation and pitching yourself to get on television and get media exposure. Investors love to see start-ups that have some publicity because it shows some traction and some social proof. He…
The Power Of Coaching - Michael Bungay Stanier | TSP102
Mar 22, 2017 • 40 min
The Successful Pitch guest today is Michael Bungay Stanier who wrote a wonderful book called . He says, “If you explain too much, you provoke too little.” He said, “The goal is to stay curious longer and rush to advice slower when you’re…
Toxic Workplace - Mitch Kusy | TSP101
Mar 15, 2017 • 30 min
Welcome to . Today’s guest is , who’s the author of the . He said, “Toxic people only thrive in a toxic system.” He has a great way of identifying who’s toxic. He said they tend to be people who kiss up or kick down and that there’s three…
Unleash Your Inner Company - John Chisholm | TSP100
Mar 8, 2017 • 34 min
Today’s guest in The Successful Pitch is John Chisholm, the author of . He has such an impressive background from MIT and Harvard and has coached thousands of entrepreneurs on how to be successful. He shares his secrets with us today. In fact, he…
Get Interview Connections - Jessica Rhodes | TSP099
Mar 1, 2017 • 31 min
Today’s guest on The Successful Pitch is Jessica Rhodes who is the founder of s. She’s an entrepreneur that found a niche of helping people get booked on podcasts as a guest. She also helps podcast hosts find the best guest. She talks about how she…
Shark Tank Pitch Secrets - Kevin Harrington | TSP098
Feb 22, 2017 • 28 min
Today’s guest on The Successful Pitch is none other than , one of the original judges on Shark Tank. If anybody knows what it takes to have a good pitch, it’s Kevin Harrington. He’s literally heard over 50,000 pitches in the many years he’s…
Get Your Dreams Funded - Manny Fernandez |TSP097
Feb 15, 2017 • 25 min
Today’s guest on The Successful Pitch podcast is Manny Fernandez, who you might have seen on television CNBC’s Make Me a Millionaire Inventor. He was named the 2014 San Francisco Angel Investor of the Year. He shares with us how he had a…
Delegate Or Stay Small Forever - Jim Palmer | TSP096
Feb 8, 2017 • 27 min
Today’s guest on The Successful Pitch is Jim Palmer, who is the author of several books, the most recent one being on the power of decision, and he has a special offer for people at the end of the episode, where he shows you a link that you can…
When Science Meets Tech, Lives Are Saved - Jay Goth | TSP095
Feb 1, 2017 • 27 min
Jay Goth is a fund manager here in the Los Angeles area. He talks about how being direct and specific can get you to a yes or a no in 30 seconds rather than waiting 30 days for an answer. He shares a lot of tips on how to pitch whether for a startup…
How To Be Successful With A New Startup Company In A New Country With No Connections - Susan Kish | TSP094
Jan 25, 2017 • 29 min
In today’s episode, we talk about how to be successful with a new startup company in a new country with no connections, which our guest, Susan Kish, has done. Susan Kish is working on her own startup, is working inside large companies, she’s…
Pre-Suasion: A Revolutionary Way to Influence and Persuade - Dr. Robert Cialdini | TSP093
Jan 18, 2017 • 30 min
Today’s guest is Dr. Robert Cialdini who has spent his entire career researching the science of influencing and earning him an international reputation as an expert in the fields of persuasion, compliance and negotiation. His books including…
How To Sell Your Company for Maximum Value - John Warrillow | TSP092
Jan 11, 2017 • 26 min
The Robin Hood for Small Businesses
Secrets of Equity Crowd Funding - Nathan Rose | TSP091
Jan 4, 2017 • 29 min
Interview with Nathan Rose
TSP Special Episode, Thoughts on SCOTUS recent ruling on Apple v Samsung
Dec 27, 2016 • 20 min
In this episode, Tom & Tracy Hazzard talk about the latest ruling by the Supreme Court in Samsung v Apple and how it impacts people or a business that have a design patent, and their valuation.
What It Takes To Raise $40M, Fred Campbell | TSP090
Dec 19, 2016 • 37 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
How To Pitch Health and Tech, David Whelan | TSP089
Dec 12, 2016 • 37 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
What Investors Want To Hear In A Pitch, Eileen Tanghal | TSP088
Dec 5, 2016 • 37 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
Arrogance Is The Mask Of Fear, Alexa Fischer | TSP087
Nov 28, 2016 • 29 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
How To Get Investors To Trust You, Samira Salman | TSP086
Nov 21, 2016 • 36 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
Pitch Deck Fire, Stacie Shaw | TSP085
Nov 14, 2016 • 32 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
The 2 AM Principle, Jon Levy | TSP084
Nov 8, 2016 • 30 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
Fearless Branding, Robert Friedman | TSP083
Oct 31, 2016 • 36 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
Brooklyn VC shares Pitch Secrets, Charlie O’Donnell | TSP082
Oct 24, 2016 • 39 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
Former AOL/Facebook Exec Turned Investor, Vince Thompson | TSP081
Oct 17, 2016 • 31 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
Scared Speechless, Steve Rohr | TSP080
Oct 10, 2016 • 35 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
Angel Investor Shares His Criteria, David Dotlich | TSP079
Oct 3, 2016 • 35 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
How To Turn Trash Into Gold, Kurt Theobald | TSP078
Sep 26, 2016 • 32 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
How to Close $15M Round, Mark Bidwell | TSP077
Sep 19, 2016 • 30 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
How To Hire Smart People To Get Funding, Dan Weinfurter | TSP076
Sep 12, 2016 • 30 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
VC Who Funded Dollar Shave Club $9.8M, Lylan Masterman | TSP075
Sep 6, 2016 • 36 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
Investing Between The Lines, Laura Rittenhouse | TSP074
Aug 29, 2016 • 33 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
How To Pitch Millennial Investors, Lee Caraher | TSP073
Aug 22, 2016 • 31 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
Selling Your Company For Millions, Tom Scott | TSP072
Aug 15, 2016 • 31 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
The Great Minds Of Investing, William Green | TSP071
Aug 8, 2016 • 39 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
How To Pitch So Investors Say Yes, Matthew Pollard | TSP070
Aug 1, 2016 • 47 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
Startup Tricks Of The Trade, John Shumate | TSP069
Jul 25, 2016 • 30 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
How To Get Seed Money for Free, Ramphis Castro | TSP068
Jul 18, 2016 • 37 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
A Well Prepared Pitch Deck Gets You in the Right Doors, Jason Shuman | TSP067
Jul 11, 2016 • 30 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
Storytelling and Branding Expert, Eitan Chitayat | TSP066
Jul 4, 2016 • 34 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
Shark Tank: Secrets To Success, Michael Parrish DuDell | TSP001
Jun 28, 2016 • 30 min
Episode Summary Michael Parrish DuDell is an entrepreneur, keynote speaker, and the bestselling author of Shark Tank Jump Start Your Business, the official book from ABC’s hit show Shark Tank. Michael was given a 30-day deadline to finish the book and…
Pasadena Angels Secrets, Stephen Hall | TSP065
Jun 27, 2016 • 27 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
NY Angel Pitch Secrets, Nisa Amoils | TSP064
Jun 20, 2016 • 27 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
Lunch with Warren Buffett, Guy Spier | TSP063
Jun 13, 2016 • 40 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
Grit To Great, Linda Kaplan Thaler | TSP062
Jun 6, 2016 • 30 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
Pitch An Angel With Hustle, Angela Lee | TSP061
May 30, 2016 • 33 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
Secrets to Crowdfunding, Kim Kaselionis | TSP060
May 23, 2016 • 26 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
Innovator Of The Year, David A. Rosen | TSP059
May 16, 2016 • 33 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
How To Be A Go Giver, Bob Burg | TSP058
May 9, 2016 • 31 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
Main Street Entrepreneur-Build Your Dream Company, Michael Glauser | TSP057
May 2, 2016 • 38 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
How To Connect With A VC, Andrew Goldner | TSP056
Apr 25, 2016 • 35 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP055 | Nihal Mehta - How To Create Lightening With Your Vision
Apr 18, 2016 • 33 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP054 | Adam Quinton - Pitching To A Top Angel
Apr 11, 2016 • 40 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP053 | Claudia Iannazzo - How to Charm Investors
Apr 4, 2016 • 30 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP052 | Charlene Li - How To Be the Engaged Leader Investors Seek
Mar 28, 2016 • 37 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP051 | Karla Nelson - Next steps to getting funded
Mar 21, 2016 • 39 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP050 | Julia Pimsleur - How to raise $5M for your startup
Mar 14, 2016 • 21 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP049 | Linda Galindo - Where Winners Live
Mar 7, 2016 • 36 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP048 | Daniel Maw - Secrets To Hiring The Best Team
Feb 29, 2016 • 35 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP-BONUS | Tim Sanders - Dealstorming
Feb 23, 2016 • 32 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP047 | Jude Robinson – How to Master Your Business Story
Feb 22, 2016 • 33 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP045 | Annette Lavoie - How To Pitch Yourself
Feb 8, 2016 • 36 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP044 | Denise Brosseau - Ready To Be A Thought Leader?
Feb 1, 2016 • 33 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP043 | Gillian Zoe Segal - Getting In Front Of Anyone
Jan 25, 2016 • 31 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP042 | Jason Best - Crowdfunding at The Rose Garden
Jan 18, 2016 • 35 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP041 | Alicia Robb - Rising Tide Fund
Jan 11, 2016 • 34 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP040 | Brandon Esposito - What VCs Want To See In A Pitch
Jan 4, 2016 • 36 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP039 | Mark Asquith - Productivity Secrets to Sucess
Dec 25, 2015 • 30 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP038 | Roger Dooley - How To Grab Investors Attention
Dec 18, 2015 • 37 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP037 | Geri Stengel - How To Find The Perfect Angel Investor
Dec 11, 2015 • 29 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP036 | Dorie Clark - How To Make Your Pitch STAND OUT
Dec 4, 2015 • 31 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP035 | David Desharnais - How do you win Funding Deal Of The Year?
Nov 27, 2015 • 35 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP034 | David Howitt - Heed Your Call
Nov 20, 2015 • 36 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP033 | Todd Herman - Be an Olympic Startup
Nov 13, 2015 • 32 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP032 | Charles Michael Yim - How To Win Shark Tank
Nov 9, 2015 • 30 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP031 | Mike Edelhart - Hunting beyond the Unicorn
Oct 30, 2015 • 43 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP030 | Michael Walsh - Slack for Senior Care
Oct 23, 2015 • 30 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP029 | Ben Narasin – VC Secrets To Pitching
Oct 16, 2015 • 35 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP028 | Eric Scott - Hard Valuable Fun
Oct 9, 2015 • 40 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP027 | Chris Camillo - Laughing at Wall Street
Oct 2, 2015 • 35 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP026 | Jon Paul - Harder Faster Cheaper Is Not A Change In Direction
Sep 25, 2015 • 31 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP025 | Nasir Ali - How To Be Extremely Coachable, But Not At All Impressionable
Sep 18, 2015 • 36 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP024 | Mike Brown - Internet Natives Are Changing How Business Is Done
Sep 11, 2015 • 38 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP023 | Lex Deak - Deal Flow At Your Fingertips Tinder Style
Sep 4, 2015 • 32 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP022 | Beekman Boys - The Fabulous Beekman Boys Rang the Nasdaq Bell
Aug 28, 2015 • 33 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP021 | Alan Jones - The Present Always Colors How We View The Past
Aug 22, 2015 • 42 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP020 | Matt Dunbar - Angel Investor That Likes To Have Fun and Do Good
Aug 14, 2015 • 35 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP019 | Sam Horn - Intrigue Expert Teaches How To Get Investors’ Attention
Aug 7, 2015 • 42 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP018 | Chris Hanks - 3 Steps To Maximum Valuation For Your Start Up
Jul 29, 2015 • 31 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP017 | Charles Smith - Seed Investor Turns Into $32.6M For “Boxed” Startup
Jul 24, 2015 • 34 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP016 | Scott Eddy - A Startups Secret Weapon
Jul 17, 2015 • 32 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP015 | John Allen - The Anatomy of Securing Investments for Market-place Innovator
Jul 10, 2015 • 36 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP014 | Nellie Akalp - Small Business Influencer Champion
Jul 3, 2015 • 33 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP013 | Jay Samit - Disrupt You
Jun 26, 2015 • 31 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP012 | Brian Smith - No Brand Is Born An Adult
Jun 19, 2015 • 29 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP011 | Randy Rayess - Patience + Persistence = Innovation
Jun 12, 2015 • 27 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP010 | Danny Cohen - Moneyball Is The Same Game As Getting A Funding Home Run
Jun 5, 2015 • 27 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP009 | Paul Grossinger - How To Make Your Pitch A Winner
May 28, 2015 • 29 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP008 | Scott McGregor - Rocket Ride to Funding
May 22, 2015 • 33 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP007 | Ben Larson - Be Enchanting to Investors
May 15, 2015 • 30 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP006 | Jim Beach - Pitching to the White House
May 1, 2015 • 31 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP005 - Andrew Ackerman - How Meerkat Got Funded
May 1, 2015 • 32 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP004 | Andrew Medal - From Prison To Angel Investor
Apr 24, 2015 • 31 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP 003 | Eva Ho – Keeping passion and authenticity at the forefront of every pitch.
Apr 17, 2015 • 31 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP002 | Judy Robinett - How to Be a Power Connector
Apr 17, 2015 • 37 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP001 | Charlene Miller - Raise A Million Dollars in 90 Days
Apr 15, 2015 • 32 min
The Successful Pitch with John Livesay
TSP000 | Welcome to The Successful Pitch
Apr 1, 2015 • 1 min
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