124 | Speaking to Transform Your Business with Amy Mead and Michael Port

Listen to the Episode Below (00:32:37)

124-Amy-Mead-Michael-Port-featuredTaking the stage is a privilege and an honor. The audience deserves all you can give them. Most speakers focus on the content so much that they forget the important aspects of the performance. Well, today is my privilege to share with you the interview with Amy Mead and Michael Port. Amy is a top ranked speaker coach and Co-Founder of Heroic Public Speaking (HPS). Michael is also a Co-Founder of HPS.

Share the LOVE and TWEET about this episode.

Michael’s and Amy’s Target Audience: Michael and Amy work with individuals who have the desire to improve their speaking abilities and make them compelling and take it to the stage. This includes anyone from keynote speakers, to professionals who want to lead better, or someone preparing for an interview.

[Read more...]

123 | Being Productive on Purpose with Erik Fisher

Listen to the Episode Below (00:30:41)

123-Erik-Fisher-featuredProductivity is a must in our busy, busy world. It seems to be a continuous struggle to get it all done. Do you start the day with a list and end the day with more on it than when you started? Our guest today is Erik Fisher who is the host of “Beyond the To Do List” podcast. Erik shares wisdom to getting more done in less time. Listen in to get more out of your day.

Share the LOVE and TWEET about this episode.

Erik’s Target Audience: Includes anyone who wants to stop going crazy when they have an immense to-do list that just seems to just keep snowballing.

[Read more...]

122 | From Impossible to Inspired with Molly Ola Pinney

Listen to the Episode Below (00:27:11)

122-Molly-Ola-Pinney-featuredHave you ever been told that what you wanted to accomplish is impossible? Well today’s guest on the show was told her idea was impossible by countless numbers. At the age of 23, Molly Ola Pinney wanted to start a global non-profit that served the autistic children of the world. Yes, this is a big undertaking that had many challenges yet Molly would not accept that it was impossible. She kept focused on a vision that would empower a generation to understand and accept autism. I truly believe this is a story of the seemingly impossible to a journey that will inspire many to think big.

Share the LOVE and TWEET about this episode.

Molly’s Target Audience: Includes children in countries outside the U.S suffering from Autism.

[Read more...]

121 | The 3 Questions You Must Understand Before Writing A Book with Kelly Epperson

Listen to the Episode Below (00:25:37)

121-Kelly-Epperson-featuredDon’t be scared of writing a book. Don’t let fear stop you. Kelly Epperson joins us today and she is an expert in writing, coaching and guiding leaders from the idea stage to a finished book. Kelly’s mission is to help new authors by removing the fears of writing and making the book actually help you reach your goals. We explore the 3 questions that every author must understand before writing a book so that you are completely clear about why you are writing the book in the first place. Kelly has written 25+ books, some for New York Times bestselling authors, one that sold 3 millions copies. Don’t miss this episode if you might want to write a book some day.

Share the LOVE and TWEET about this episode.

Kelly’s Target Audience: Kelly mentors business owners who want to bring their message to the page (or book) where it can actually do something for them and their business.

[Read more...]

120 | Growing a Successful Business Through Curiosity with Chris Guillebeau

Listen to the Episode Below (00:30:02)
120-Chris-Guillebeau-featured

Being curious is underrated. We grow up as children with curiosity raging inside of us. We ask questions to some of the simplest things; however, as we get older many of us replace curiosity with knowing. It is great to KNOW something, yet don’t underestimate the value of being curious. Chris Guillebeau, NY Times and Wall St. Journal best selling author, shares how he uses “curiosity” to grow his business, create products and even write books. We talk about many other aspects of business growth too so join us and be sure to leave a comment too.

Share the LOVE and TWEET about this episode.

Chris’s Target Audience: His community is made up of individuals from all around the world. He calls them the “small army of remarkable people.”

They are made up of all different ages, include men as well as women and come from all different walks of life. What unites them is they all possess a desire to live differently, unconventionally and are pro- change. They are entrepreneurs, solopreneurs and/or freelancers.

[Read more...]

119 | Not About to Quit with Lori Cheek

Listen to the Episode Below (00:24:30)

119-lori-cheek-featuredHave you ever felt like quitting? Have you ever just wanted to give up on your dream of building your business? How about this one… you worked really hard for the chance to pitch your company and passion project to a group of investors with millions on national TV, yet it didn’t go your way. What would you do when those investors said “you should QUIT this project”? Lori Cheek shares her story of making it to Shark Tank (yes, the TV show) and being told to run from her business. Lori didn’t let it stop her, but she did make some changes to her business model to better fit today’s technology. Join me with the story of Lori and her journey when she said “I’m not about to quit.”

Share the LOVE and TWEET about this episode.

Lori’s Target Audience: Includes singles looking to date or find a relationship

[Read more...]

118 | Selling the Invisible with Angelique Rewers

Listen to the Episode Below (00:28:12)

118-Angelique-Rewers-featured (1)Coaches, creatives and consultants- this episode if for you. You don’t sell a product. You sell a service that might be hard to describe. It is like selling the INVISIBLE. Angelique Rewers is a consultant to the corporate escapee. However, the word “consultant” just does not completely fit Angelique because she is so much more. Angelique is the CEO of The Corporate Agent where she helps other consultants sell more to other businesses. Listen in to this episode to discover a new perspective for your business as Angelique shares her journey of being in the trenches.

Share the LOVE and TWEET about this episode.

Angelique’s Target Audience: Angelique’s consulting services aims to help people develop their business and bring in more of their ideal clients. Specifically, she provides consultation services to help small businesses sell professional services (not products).

[Read more...]

117 | Mistakes, Pivots and Successes in 2014 with Gene Hammett

Listen to the Episode Below (00:31:25)

117-gene-hammett-featuredNot many business owners are willing to share with you the mistakes they made in the past. I think it is out of fear of how they will be perceived. I think that sharing our vulnerable areas actually can help us connect to people that want to know you better before doing business with you. Therefore in this episode, I share with you the three mistakes I realized in 2014. One of these has been the catalyst to my own growth in 2014. I hope it will help you. I also give you my pivots too. A pivot is a shift in direction, not a change in strategy. Then I share the successes I have had in 2014 that include some clients, my goals and even what I have done with the podcast. Listen in to the episode and let me know what pivots you have taken from your mistakes.

Share the LOVE and TWEET about this episode.

Gene’s Target Audience: Gene works with entrepreneurs who want to find the perfect match between their unique value and the people who will become their best clients and biggest fans.

[Read more...]

116 | The Importance of Story Telling in Customer Growth with Maggie Patterson

Listen to the Episode Below (00:26:54)

116-maggie-patterson-featuredIt is common to hear people say “tell stories” to engage the listener. It is totally true. And yet rarely do you find the right story format to really impact your customer acquisition. Maggie Patterson is an expert storyteller and the best part is she shares her secrets about how to frame the story to help you acquire more customers. Maggie talks about what most people get wrong when telling their stories so make sure you don’t miss this episode. Discover the new rules of marketing beyond hero’s journey.

Share the LOVE and TWEET about this episode.

Maggie’s Target Audience: Maggie works with entrepreneurs who have surpassed the six- figure mark and have been doing everything themselves in their businesses yet feel stuck. It could be a mindset issue or skill issue that is blocking them. Maggie provides them a roadmap to break free and create a system that frees them up to work on the most important aspects of business.

[Read more...]

115 | Breaking From Comfortable to Significance with Chris Hogan

Listen to the Episode Below (00:21:20)

115-Chris-Hogan-featuredWaiting for referrals or waiting for the market to change are just two ways that entrepreneurs get stuck in their comfort zone. This is a wake up call with Chris Hogan. Chris is part of the EntreLeadership team with Dave Ramsey and a regular contributor for the EntreLeadership podcast. Chris is a renowned speaker on leadership and financial education. We discuss the dangers of getting stuck in “comfort” and how to make the shift to significance. Chris also shares three simple and straightforward steps to financial freedom.

Share the LOVE and TWEET about this episode.

Chris’s Target Audience: Those who are planning for retirement and those who are seeking to set a secure financial plan for their futures.

[Read more...]