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EDGE

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EDGE gives business owners the edge to win in your business and your life with science based tools and unscripted conversations with guests who share their playbook and lessons learned. All so you can achieve your peak performance, wealth and happiness.With host Brandon White and featured guests fro… read more

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Situational Awareness with Former Army Special Forces Instructor Jameson B. | Ep. 375

August 12th, 2022

58:10

Jameson shares his story about becoming part of the US Army's Special Forces, what he learned when he was overseas in Iraq and Afghanistan and his biggest revelation that scared the heck out of him from learning to be a …

Best Business Software to Use to Run Your Business in 2022 | Ep. 374

August 11th, 2022

59:41

EDGE's Operations Director, Gia, joins me today where we pull back the curtain and share what business software we're using to run our company in …

Turning a Tailgate into an Entire Business with Tyler Green Co-Founder of Cache | Ep. 373

August 10th, 2022

46:26

Tyler shares this "how we built Cache story". He shares lessons learned building a product company and the challenges they've had to overcome.

About Tyler Green

Tyler and his brother were born and raised just outside …

401k Part 13 - 401K Cash Balance Plans with Matt Ruttenberg | Ep. 372

August 9th, 2022

10:25

All about 401k cash balance plans and how they allow you to save more money than you've been told in your 401k's.

About 401k Expert Matt Ruttenberg

Email Marketing Math | Ep. 371

August 8th, 2022

15:10

We talk about how you can use email marketing math to know how much money you can make each time you send an email to your list and as importantly how you can predict how much money you'll make.

Email Brandon at B at …

Elevate Your Game with this Science Backed Method to Achieve Your Peak Performance | Ep. 370

August 5th, 2022

10:07

In this episode I explain two scientific studies that show how you can trick your mind into achieving performance beyond what you thought you were capable.

I also disucss how you can take these proven principles and …

How I Built a Web3 Business with Mark Miller CEO of LabelCoin | Ep. 369

August 4th, 2022

1:15:22

Mark and I talk about how he went from the musician, to artist promotor to founding a Web3 company in the music business.

About Mark Miller
Mark Miller is the founder and CEO of Labelcoin. Labelcoin is the web3 …

How to Build a Membership Program into Your Business with Ward Sandler Co-Founder of MemberSpace | Ep. 368

August 3rd, 2022

1:04:23

In this episode, how any business can build a membership program into their product offering to provide recurring revenue. 

Ward also shares how MemberSpace started, how they've bootstrapped it and how they've been …

401k Part 12: Can Your Kids Contribute to Your Company’s 401k Plan with Matt Ruttenberg |Ep. 367

August 2nd, 2022

10:35

Beleive it or not you're kids can contribute to your 401k Plan. We talk about how to do it and how much extra you can save in your 401k.

About 401k Expert Matt Ruttenberg
Matt Ruttenberg is a third generation financial …

Marketing vs. Sales | Episode 366

August 1st, 2022

8:01

What's the difference between sales and marketing? I answer the question in this episode.

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How I Built a Light That's Changed the Beauty Salon Business with Mary Harcourt of CosmoGlo Light | Ep. 365

July 29th, 2022

57:14

Mary shares her story of how she built and sold her eye lash salon in L.A. so she could build a beauty salon light that's changing the industry. 

She …

Master Data Management with Malcolm Hawker Head of Data Strategy at Profisee | Ep. 364

July 28th, 2022

1:11:23

Malcolm and I discuss what master data management is and why it's imperative that you get it right for your company.

About Malcolm Hawker

I'm a …

An Undercover Look at the Wine Industry: More Than Meets the Eye with Agent Cru CEO of Wine Spies | Ep. 363

July 27th, 2022

1:20:19

Agent Cru and I talk about what really goes on in the wine business, what it's like running an online wine company, and how Wine Spies has been able to grow to the best online wine retail site.

About Agent Cru
Agent …

401k Part 11 - Importance of Benchmarking Your 401k with Matt Ruttenberg | Ep. 362

July 26th, 2022

10:39

Learn why you need to benchmark your 401k plan for your business and how it can help you save more money.

About 401k Expert Matt Ruttenberg
Matt Ruttenberg is a third generation financial entrepreneur, 401k expert, and …

Signs That You Need a Change and What to Do with Danielle Jenkins CEO of Domestic Divas Cleaning Co. | Ep. 360

July 22nd, 2022

52:42

Danielle and I talk about signs that you need a change. That change might be hiring someone to run your business, a different routine, or even that you need to sell your business.

We also talk about what to do when you …

Climate Change with Gopal Erinjippurath CTO of Sust Global | Ep. 359

July 22nd, 2022

58:35

Gopal and I talk about the climate and how Sust Global is using data and analytics to make climate informed decisions. 

About Gopal Erinjippurath

Building a Shoe Company with Billy Price Co-Founder of Billy Footwear | Ep. 358

July 20th, 2022

48:56

Billy shares his story of how he and his Co-Founders bootstrapped Billy Footwear into a seven figure shoe company by patenting an innovative zip up …

401k Part 10: 401k Plans for Government Contractors with Matt Ruttenberg | Ep. 357

July 19th, 2022

11:52

This episode is specifically for people who own US government contracting businesses. 401k plans for contractors need to follow different rules and …

Preparing Your Company for When You Lose Internet Access with Danielle Jenkins CEO of Domestic Divas Cleaning Co. | Ep.355

July 17th, 2022

37:01

Danielle and I talk about how her company handled the Roberts Internet outage in Canada that lasted several days. She talks about lessons learned and we discuss ways to prepare your company for when you lose internet …

Sales Funnels with Patrick Shaw CEO of RapidFunnel | Ep. 354

July 14th, 2022

1:02:18

Patrick and I talk about sales funnels, how to think about sales and he drops tons of sales tips from his decades working in sales organizations.

About Patrick Shaw
Patrick is the Founder and CEO of RapidFunnel, a SaaS …

AI, Neural Networks, Bootstrapping and Start-ups with Ruslan Khamidullin Co-Founder of Filmustage |Ep. 353

July 13th, 2022

1:13:22

Ruslan shares his story of how he and his co-founders started Filmustage and how they have been able to bootstrap it. We also talk about AI, neural …

401k Part 9: Tax Benefits of Having a 401k Plan for Your Company with Matt Ruttenberg | Ep. 352

July 12th, 2022

15:30

Matt and I lay out all the benefits to having a 401k plan for your Company and how you can save a lot more than you think as a business owner.

Learn how 

About 401k Expert Matt Ruttenberg
Matt Ruttenberg is a third …

Broke to Bootstrapping a $3 Million Business in Three Years with Danielle Jenkins Founder of Domestic Divas Cleaning Company | Ep. 350

July 10th, 2022

1:47:23

As we get ready to spin out our Friday show with Danielle to its own podcast called On Business, we're re-broadcasting Danielle's story of how she went from being completely broke to bootstrapping $3 million in revenue …

Landscaping Company to Building a Custom Maps with Pins App with Chelsey Roney Co-Founder of Proxi | Ep.349

July 7th, 2022

2:00:16

Chelsey shares her unconventional path to founding Proxi. How she went from what appears a traditional corporate career path, to revealing the real story of how side hustle businesses were her real path.

About Chelsey …

Creating Mindful Music with Joshua Sam Miller Founder of Embodied Sounds | Ep. 348

July 7th, 2022

1:02:39

Joshua and I talk about his story from working the corporate grind to how a real estate investment freed him to follow his passion and create mindful …

401k Part 8: Double Dipping with your 401k Plan with Matt Ruttenberg | Ep. 347

July 6th, 2022

7:40

We discuss what Double Dipping means and how you can use it to save more money in your company's 401k plan for yourself as a business owner.

About 401k Expert Matt Ruttenberg
Matt Ruttenberg is a third generation …

Best Apps for iPhone and Android Entrepreneurs with Danielle Jenkins of Domestic Divas Cleaning Co. | Ep. 345

July 3rd, 2022

1:01:16

We talk about the exact apps we use on our phones to run our businesses and life and... why we love them.

About the EDGE's Friday Show
Every Friday Danielle Jenkins, founder of Domestic Divas Cleaning Co, and I talk …

This 14 Year Old Has Already Written 17 Full Length Novels with Author Shanti Hershenson | Ep. 344

June 30th, 2022

1:04:19

Shanti drops tons of writing tips for fellow and aspiring authors and we talk how she got started writing. 

About Shanti Hershenson
Shanti Hershenson’s first two novellas were published when she was in the sixth grade, …

E-Commerce Inventory Financing with Eric Youngstrom Founder of OnRamp | Ep. 343

June 30th, 2022

1:16:54

Eric and I discuss why he founded OnRamp, lessons he's learned being in the e-commerce space and how e-commerce companies can get financing for their inventory to grow their business.

About Eric Youngstrom
Eric is a …

401k Part 7: Advanced Profit Sharing 401k Techniques for Successful Entrepreneurs with Matt Ruttenberg | Ep. 342

June 28th, 2022

9:16

We discuss how to implement advanced profit sharing techniques for your company's 401k plan that will allow you to save a lot of money.

About 401k Expert Matt Ruttenberg
Matt Ruttenberg is a third generation financial …

Canada Bill C-11 Could Cut Off Access to Canadian Consumers and Limit Canadian Companies with Daniel Jenkins | Ep. 340

June 25th, 2022

1:19:09

We talk about how Canada's Bill C-11 could limit outside access to Canada's consumers and even limit companies in Canada from reaching people in …

News, Weather and Winning 7 Emmy Awards with Roberta Gonzales Part 2 | Ep. 339

June 23rd, 2022

1:21:17

Part 2 of a special in-studio discussion with Roberta about current events, her life, career spanning over three decades in the television and radio business where she has won many awards including 7 Emmy Awards, and …

News, Weather and Winning 7 Emmy Awards with Roberta Gonzales Part 1 | Ep. 338

June 22nd, 2022

1:25:27

A special in-studio discussion with Roberta about current events, her life, career spanning over three decades in the television and radio business where she has won many awards including 7 Emmy Awards, and what it was …

401k Part 6: Mega Backdoor Roth 401k Strategy for Highly Successful Entrepreneurs with Matt Ruttenberg | Ep. 337

June 21st, 2022

7:13

Learn about the Mega Backdoor 401k, how to implement them in your company and save big...tax free.

About 401k Expert Matt Ruttenberg
Matt Ruttenberg is a third generation financial entrepreneur, 401k expert, and CMO and …

U.S. Manufacturing with Jason Azevedo General Partner of Manufacturing Revitalization Corporation of America | Ep 336

June 20th, 2022

1:28:42

Jason is on a mission to revitalize manufacturing in the United States and has discovered how to do it. He shares his story of making products in the US and what he and his team are doing to help other companies be made …

Triple Bottom Line, B Corporations and Purposeful Companies with Danielle Jenkins CEO of Domestic Divas Cleaning Co. | Ep. 335

June 20th, 2022

43:37

We talk about triple bottom line companies now being called purposeful companies. Brandon talks about his experience being one of the first B …

Strengthening the Dental Industry by Straightening Teeth with Dr. Ingrid Murra Founder/CEO of Two Front | Ep. 334

June 16th, 2022

59:32

Dr. Murra shares her journey how she's revolutionizing the dental industry by connecting top orthodontists to dental offices and providing …

Consumer Packaged Goods Industry with Ryan Lewendon Partner at Giannuzzi Lewendon | Ep. 333

June 15th, 2022

1:02:17

Ryan was the attorney for Vitamin Water in its early days and was with the company all the way through it's sale to Coke for over $4 billion. We talk about the VitaminWater story along with others he's worked with in …

SaaS Accounting and Finance with Anthony Nitsos Founder of SaaS Gurus| Ep. 331

June 13th, 2022

1:19:49

Learn how to set up your SaaS or any Membership Company finance and accounting correctly from the start to save you potentiall millions in the event you sell your company.

About Anthony Nitsos
Anthony founded SaaS Gurus …

Are Entrepreneurs Born or Made? Here's What Science Says with Danielle Jenkins | Ep. 330

June 13th, 2022

55:35

Are entrepreneurs born or made? Danielle take a look at what the science says and what we think. You decide. Write in and let us know what you think.

About the EDGE's Friday Show
Every Friday Danielle Jenkins, founder …

Venture Capital with Nicholas Brathwaite Founding Managing Partner at Celesta Capital | Ep. 329

June 9th, 2022

1:18:38

Nic and I talk about the state of venture capital (VC), what types of startups should seek VC funding, when a company should look to raise venture …

How I Built the First Talent Marketplace for Hiring Freelance Salespeople with Lavie Popack CEO of Overpass | Ep. 328

June 8th, 2022

58:01

You'll come away from the episode with great information on where to find and hire a sales team.

Learn how Overpass was founded from solving a …

401k Part 4 - How to stop getting 401k refund checks | Ep.327

June 7th, 2022

10:33

It might sound like a good thing to get a refund check, but not from your 401k company program. A refund check means that money gets taxed and doesn't grow tax free. Matt explains how to fix that.

About 401k Expert Matt …

How I Built a Company that Makes Building Financial Models Easier for Startups with Rami Essaid CEO of Finmark | Ep. 326

June 7th, 2022

1:15:12

Rami talks about how a financial modeling mistake in his last company cost him millions and lead to the idea to make financial modeling easier and more reliable for startups.

About Rami Essaid
Rami Essaid is the founder …

Marketing Hacks Used by AirBnB, Reddit, Tinder, Amazon, Salesforce, Puma and Us with Danielle Jenkins | Ep.325

June 3rd, 2022

1:20:48

Traditional marketing doesn't always get you a competitive advantage, especially when you're going against Fortune 500 companies that have big budgets. 

We break down the marketing hacks that came from unconventional …

How I Built a Company that Makes the Fastest Bicycle Wheels on the Planet with Martin Crotty Founder of Princeton Carbon Works | Ep. 324

June 3rd, 2022

1:33:49

Marty is an accidental entrepreneur, hell bent on making the fastest bicycle wheels imaginable, of all things. This is a story about how an idea, a …

Building a Great Sales Team with Lance Tyson of Tyson Group | Ep 323

June 1st, 2022

1:01:43
Lance explains how to build a great sales team and what mistakes business owners commonly make when hiring sales people.

About Lance Tyson
#1 Wall Street Journal and USA Today Bestselling Author and industry leader, …

401k Part 3: Controlled Groups. When you must to include your other companies with Matt Ruttenberg | Ep. 322

June 1st, 2022

13:57

We talk about why control groups are important to understand when you are setting up your company's 401k plan and how to set up your 401k plan …

Peak Performance with FIS World Cup Speed Skier Jacob Perkins | Ep. 321

May 30th, 2022

1:02:39
Jacob and I talk about what it's like to go over 100 mph (160 kph) on two skies, how he trains, what he eats and how he maintains his discipline to …

What Happens When You Take a Political Stance with your Company with Danielle Jenkins | Ep. 320

May 29th, 2022

1:32:00
We talk about taking a political stance with our companies. What we've learned ourselves and from case studies from other companies like Disney, …

How to Negotiate The Best Deal When Selling Your Company with Joe Valley Author of EXITpreneur | Ep. 319

May 27th, 2022

1:19:31
Joe shares insights from decades of selling companies that will help you get the most money for your company when you sell it.

About Joe Valley
Joe Valley is a serial entrepreneur, EXITpreneur, M&A Advisor, Podcaster …

The Best Marketing Channels with Laurel Skurko| Ep. 318

May 26th, 2022

1:04:05
Laurel and I talk about the best marketing channels. Some will surprise you.

About Laurel Skurko
Laurel is proud to be supporting entrepreneurial …

401k Series Part 2: What is a HCE and How Does it Affect Your 401k Plan with Matt Ruttenberg | Ep. 317

May 25th, 2022

12:17

Matt and I talk about what is a HCE and how they can effect your 401k plan for your company.

About 401k Expert Matt Ruttenberg
Matt Ruttenberg is a third generation financial entrepreneur, 401k expert, and CMO and …

Naming Your Company, Product or Service with Grant Polachek from Squadhelp | Ep. 316

May 23rd, 2022

56:53
We talk about what you should think about and know when naming your company, product or service. 

About Grant Polachek
Grantis the head of branding …

What to Do for Your Company in a Down Economy with Danielle Jenkins CEO of Domestic Divas Cleaning Co | Ep. 315

May 21st, 2022

1:01:53
We talk about how we're planning on doing in our companies in a down economy.

Retailers Walmart, Target missed on their earnings this past week putting the US stock market in bear territory, gar prices are climbing and …

Lessons from 20 Years of Raising Money for Businesses with Nathan Beckord from Founder Suite | Ep. 314

May 20th, 2022

1:48:25
Nathan and I talk about lessons he's learned from helping startups raise over $3 billion in angel funding and venture capital. About Nathan Beckord
Nathan Beckord is the CEO and Founder of Founder Suite,  a software …

What is Success with Jamie Anderson Co-Founder of the Flandrien Hotel | Ep. 313

May 19th, 2022

1:19:45
From business school professor to cycling champion to hotel owner, Jamie and Brandon talk about how to discover your talents, live with passion and …

401k Series Part 1 - Important Retirement Plan Deadlines to Remember with Matt Ruttenberg | Ep. 312

May 18th, 2022

10:16

In Part 1 of our 401k Series Matt lays out all the important retirement plan deadlines so you don't miss the opportunity to maximize your retirement savings from your company.

About 401k Expert Matt Ruttenberg
Matt …

Radical Brand Differentiation For 100x Results with Chris Lester CEO of FORTH | Ep. 311

May 17th, 2022

1:52:34

Chris gives refreshing, actionable insights on how to use brand to 100x your company.

About Chris Lester
Chris brings dynamic vision and energy to …

Questions You Should, Shouldn't and Can't Ask Employees with Danielle Jenkins | Ep. 310

May 13th, 2022

45:25
We all want to build a close knit team in our company, but what questions cross a line when hiring or with existing employees? 

Danielle and I dive in to the topic in this epsiode.

About the EDGE's Friday Show
Every …

Accounting Software for your E-Commerce or SaaS Business with Polly Sidoruk and Melissa Williams from Synder | Ep. 309

May 13th, 2022

1:09:52

If the software doesn't synch easily with your Shopify store, Woo Commerce or other cart or SaaS software you'll be stuck in Excel spreadsheets, manual entry and more headaches than you can imagine.

Running an …

Build an Ownership Culture in Your Company with Greg Milano CEO of Fortuna Advisors | Ep. 308

May 11th, 2022

49:45

Greg talks about how he left a corporate job, started a company and explains how to build an ownership culture that will help you increase sales and …

Selling Your Company with Lowell Ricklef CEO of Traction Advising | Ep. 307

May 10th, 2022

1:16:13

Lowell is a SaaS veteran with experience selling/buying more than thirty businesses and shares what he knows to help you sell your company.

Lowell's company, Traction Advising, specializes in helping B2B SaaS companies …

Go to Market Strategy with Karthik Suresh Co-Founder of Ignition | Ep. 306

May 10th, 2022

2:34:00

A great in studio recording about go to market strategy, Karthik's journey to founding Ignition and we talk about bitcoin, is business school worth …

The Best Way to Provide Professional Development for Your Employees with Danielle Jenkins | Ep. 305

May 8th, 2022

1:30:02
Should you provide professional development for your employees? If so what does that look like? Is coaching and mentoring them the same as …

How to Use Google My Business to Generate Inbound Leads with Matt "Handshaking" Holmes | Ep. 304

May 5th, 2022

52:02
Matt explains how he uses Google My Business local service to build websites that generate passive income and how you can use these techniques for …

Setting a Compass for Living with Award Winning Author Mark Gober | Ep. 303

May 4th, 2022

2:01:30
We talk about about the nature of consciousness, the truth of who we are, the world we are now living in, why we exist, and how we can thrive. Mark Gober is a former New York investment banker, Partner at Sherpa …

The Screenwriting Business with Geoffrey D. Calhoun | Ep. 302

May 3rd, 2022

1:06:51
Geoffrey D. Calhoun is the best selling author of The Guide For Every Screenwriter and host of the #1 international podcast The Successful …

SaaS Companies Need This Must Have Service with Girish Redekar CEO of Sprinto | Ep. 301

May 2nd, 2022

1:05:33
Girish Redekar is the Co-Founder and CEO of Sprinto, a platform that helps SaaS companies obtain security & privacy compliances 10x faster.

Sprinto customers need this to close enterprise customers with high-ticket …

How We Deal with Difficult Customers with Danielle Jenkins from Domestic Divas Cleaning Co | Ep. 300

April 30th, 2022

1:13:05

Some customers can be difficult! We talk about real world examples how we have dealt with them and our general approach after having made a bunch of …

Drive More Sales for Your Business By Marketing Inside Out with Tim Parkin of Parkin Consulting | Ep. 299

April 28th, 2022

1:11:42
Tim talks about the importance of doing marketing from the inside out and offers several examples that you can use to help drive more sales for your …

Be Authentic, Drink Naked and Have Fun with Becca Gardner Founder of NKD LDY | 298

April 28th, 2022

1:52:30
In an in studio recording Becca and I talk about her adventures from quitting her high powered New York strategy consulting job, to becoming sober, …

Tactics to Communicate Better and Have Healthier Relationships with Debra Roberts CEO of The Relationship Protocol | Ep. 297

April 26th, 2022

1:01:00
Debra Roberts, LCSW, is a conversation expert and creator of The Relationship Protocol communication model. Her proprietary and practical approach to …

How to be Superbold with Fred Joyal | Ep. 296

April 26th, 2022

1:08:47
Fred and I talk about his career in advertising, the huge 1-800-DENTIST lead generation business he built, how to he learned to be bold and how you …

Should Employers Be Allowed to Search Employee Social Media Accounts? with Danielle Jenkins | Ep. 295

April 25th, 2022

58:15

Danielle and I talk about current laws in the United States and Canada that outline what business owners can and can't do with social media searches for their current employees and employees they are hiring.

About the …

This Offer Outperforms "Discounts" and "Free Shipping" Offers with Andrew Forman of Givz | Ep. 294

April 23rd, 2022

1:02:24

Andrew discusses how you can easily implement this sales offer into your e-commerce store, brick and mortar store or any product or service and outperform "free shipping" or "discount" offers.

Andrew is the Founder and …

Sports Nutrition and Building a Global Brand with Douglas Smith Co-Founder and CEO of True Nutrition | Ep. 293

April 21st, 2022

1:23:04
Doug and I talk about the state of health in America and how he built a global multimillion dollar sports nutrition company. Douglas Smith is a …

New Online Marketing Techniques to Increase Your Sales with Chelsea Sayegh | Ep. 292

April 20th, 2022

1:07:10
Chelsea helped build the EDGE media and publishing company to what it is today and we thought it would be a great idea to share some of her …

Now You Can Easily Invest in Wine with Anthony Zhang of VinoVest | Ep. 291

April 19th, 2022

49:44
Invest in cryptocurrency, NFT's, art, and now wine!

Anthony talks about how he's building a company that is democratizing wine investing. Anthony …

How We Recruit and Onboard New Employees with Danielle Jenkins from Domestic Divas Cleaning Co. | Ep. 290

April 16th, 2022

1:09:59
We talk about the exact processes, procedures and software we use to recruit new employees and onboard them once hired. About the EDGE's Friday Show
Every Friday Danielle Jenkins, founder of Domestic Divas Cleaning Co, …

Press Releases with David McInnis Founder of Newsworthy | Ep 289

April 14th, 2022

54:10
David and I talk about the power of press releases the how the next evolution of press releases,  "press releases 2.0", can drive maximum PR for your …

The Easiest Way to Get Customers to Buy Again from Your Shopify Store with Maruti Agarwal Co-Founder of ShopAgain | Ep. 288

April 11th, 2022

1:06:50
Maruti and I talk about challenges e-commerce stores face and how they can use AI software to increase sales. Maruti Agarwal is a serial entrepreneur who has been in the start-up circle most of his career.

He is …

Is a Four Day Work Week a Good Idea? with Danielle Jenkins from Domestic Divas Cleaning Co | Ep. 287

April 8th, 2022

1:01:24
We talk about our experience with a four day work week and other variations of the work week that we've used, some with success and some that didn't work out. 

About the EDGE's Friday Show
Every Friday Danielle …

Disrupting the Legal Industry with Zeb Anderson Founder of Legal IQ | Ep. 286

April 6th, 2022

1:20:50
Zeb is on a mission to make legal services available to everyone, not just those who can afford it. He shares is story of how he ditched a corporate job, decided to start Legal IQ and how he's been able to grow and …

Amazon’s Little Known PR Strategy You Can Use to Get PR for Your Business with Allie Hembree Martin of Fame and Fortune | Ep. 285

April 4th, 2022

1:11:25

Allie shares PR strategies she learned from working in PR at Amazon that you can use to get PR for your company.

Allie Hembree Martin is a visibility expert and owner of Fame and Fortune. She works with female …

Stable Workweek and Living Wages for Hourly Employees and Freelancers with Danielle Jenkins Domestic Divas Cleaning Co | Ep. 284

April 1st, 2022

56:25

We share our lessons learned with hourly employees and freelances that have led to a better working relationship for everyone.

We also discuss the importance of providing a living wage vs. minium wage.

Listen in and …

How I Started Built and Sold a Chain of Retail Stores with Salena Knight of Scale Your Store | Ep. 283

March 30th, 2022

54:57
Salena shares her lessons learned from starting building and ultimately selling a chain of retail stores.  She shares lessons learned from retail as …

Side Hustles and Extra Income with Nick Loper Side Hustle Nation | Ep. 282

March 29th, 2022

1:15:38

Nick Loper helps people earn money outside of their day job. He's an author, online entrepreneur, and host of the award-winning Side Hustle Show podcast, which features new part-time business ideas each week.

As Chief …

Dealing with Mental Health in Workplace with Danielle Jenkins Domestic Divas Cleaning Co | Ep. 281

March 25th, 2022

1:11:51
We talk about how to deal with mental health in the workplace as a business owner as well as business owners' mental health. About the EDGE's Friday Show
Every Friday Danielle Jenkins, founder of Domestic Divas Cleaning …

Investing in Cryptocurrency Part 2 with Thomas Lundgard Co-Owner of Tommy Tsunami Surf School | Ep. 280

March 24th, 2022

1:15:17
In the second part of our conversation  Thomas and I talk about cryptocurrency investing, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Dogecoin, which crypto has the best chance to increase in price, the blockchain and more.

About Thomas Lundgard

Running a Surfing School and Big Wave Surfing Part 1 with Thomas Lungard Co-Owner of Tommy Tsunami Surf School | Ep. 279

March 21st, 2022

36:40
Thomas talks about how he has been able to double the surfing school business he runs with his brother. What sort of advertising they've used to do …

Overcoming the Feeling of Wanting to Quit with Danielle Jenkins of Domestic Divas Cleaning Company | Ep. 278

March 21st, 2022

1:00:44
Ever get so tired or fed up you get the feeling you want to quit. It happens to all of us. Listen in to hear how we deal with it. About the EDGE's On Business End of the Week Show
Every Friday Danielle Jenkins, founder …

Intellectual Property Rights Explained in Plain English: Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights and Trade Secrets with Devin Miller of Miller IP Law | Ep. 277

March 17th, 2022

1:19:50
Devin breaks down intellectual propery law in easy to understand language. 

Devin Miller loves startups. He runs his own patent and trademark law firm to help startups and small businesss with patents, trademarks, …

Psychedelic Drugs New Discoveries with Jon Lu Co-Founder of VCENNA | Ep. 276

March 17th, 2022

1:17:22

Jon and I talk about psychedelic drugs and the new discoveries that are pointing to their therapeutic and break through performance enhancing effects.

The early science is pointing to evidence that they can help free …

Losing Over $100,000 on Bad Products Sourced in China with Raine Mahdi Founder of ZIPFOX | Ep. 275

March 16th, 2022

2:43:38

In a candid conversation Raine shares his entreprenuer journey, lessons learned from dealing with sourcing products in China, how to not get caught with scammers, and how all that led to founding Zipfox

About Raine Mahdi

Side Hustle to a Thriving SAAS Business with Tanya Vucetic CEO and Co-Founder of BlockForms | Ep. 274

March 15th, 2022

1:35:59

From working in jet leasing to tranforming herself to a data scientist and now CEO of a SAAS company. Tanya and I talk about the ups, downs, long nights and now her crowdfunding campaign. You'll enjoy this conversation. …

Paying Minimum Wage and Living Wages for Your Employees with Danielle Jenkins of Domestic Divas Cleaning Co. | Ep. 273

March 14th, 2022

49:01

Discussion on the minimum wage legislation in the United States and why it probably is not fair to all business owners. Canada's approach to minimum wage. And...

Why a Living Wage approach is probably much better.

About …

How to Publish a Book and Increase Your Sales with Jesse Krieger from Lifestyle Entreprenuer Press | Ep. 272

March 11th, 2022

1:14:54

Writing a book can change the trajectory of your business. Jesse talks about how he got into the publishing business and how to write and publish your book.

Jesse's story is in the first part of the show where he …

401k Plans and How to Maximize Them with Matt Ruttenberg | Ep. 271

March 10th, 2022

1:18:54

Matt explains how business owners can maximize their 401k options for themselves and their employees.

Matt is a 3rd generation financial …

How I'm Building a Tea and Wellness Company with Paula Shaw Founder of Cured Leaves Tea | Ep. 270

March 8th, 2022

1:00:27

Celebrating International Woman's Day with an international tea company Founder.

Paula and I talk how she got into tea, how tea can help heal you …

Building a Better Venture Capital Model with Carter Williams of iSelect Fund | Ep. 269

March 8th, 2022

1:27:07

If you're considering raising money for your company now or in the future this is a must listen episode. We talk about the rapidly changing structure of venture capital.

Carter Williams has spent his entire career …

Diversity in the Workplace. Should Business Owners have Quotas? with Danielle Jenkins from Domestic Divas Cleaning Co. | Ep. 268

March 7th, 2022

1:41:35

Diversity in the workplace. Should business owners have quotas in their business? What effects does that have on your business? Is it even realistic?

Turning a Side Hustle Event Ticketing Wireless Payment App into Big Business with Kadin Zimmerman the Founder of RFIDify | Ep.267

March 4th, 2022

1:01:13

Learn how Kadin runs several side hustle businesses to earn passive income while he's working his day job.

We talk about how his YouTube channel is doing and hows he's increased his earnings from his channel by sharing …

Pioneering Legalization of Marijuana at High Times Magazine to Forging the Future of Psychedelics with Matthew Stang the Co-Founder and CEO of Delic Corp. | Ep. 266

March 3rd, 2022

1:04:18

Matt Stang was an Owner and Operator of High Times for 17 years prior to its sale to a private equity fund. He's currently the Founder of Delic …

SEO Tricks of the Trade and Content Marketing with Gregory Elfrink the Head of Marketing at Empire Flippers | Ep. 265

March 2nd, 2022

1:19:44

Greg and I dive deep into SEO tactics, what they do at Empire Flippers that you can use to rank your site higher. We also wrap up talking about selling your company as a business owner, valuations and how best to …

Story Behind the $110M Acquisition of Stoke Just 15 Months Post Stealth Mode with Shahar Erez Co-Founder of Stoke Talent | Ep. 264

March 1st, 2022

1:23:06

In 2021, Stoke was acquired by Fiverr for $110M just 15 months after coming out of stealth mode. How did they do it?

Shahar Erez, Stoke's Co-founder and CEO, shares the company's story and lessons learned along the way …

Dress Codes and Uniform Policies in Your Company with Danielle Jenkins from Domestic Divas Cleaning Co | Ep. 263

February 26th, 2022

1:25:24

Should you have dress codes or even uniforms for your business team? Should you have them even if you are a remote team? Listen in to hear what we do …

What I Learned From 30 Years in the Video Game Business That Will Help You Increase Your Sales on Shopify with David Perry CEO of Carro | Ep. 262

February 24th, 2022

1:39:32

David Perry is the CEO of a new e-commerce partnership network used by over 30,000 Shopify brands.

David shares his story from his beginnings in the gaming space (gaming nerds will love this episode) from having built …

A Story of Hard Work, Becoming Rich, Going Broke, a Little "Luck" and Back on Top with Mark Lachance of Maxy Media | Ep. 261

February 24th, 2022

1:13:00

Marks shares his story of going from nothing to riches, back to nothing, and then with a little hard work and "luck" he's back on top. He shares tons of lessons learned along the way in his entrepreneur career building …

Work Life Balance with Author and Professor Mark Briggs | Ep. 260

February 23rd, 2022

1:11:00

Mark reveals the framework he discovered from talking with industry leaders at Starbucks, Facebook, Google, REI, ABC, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and many more iconic companies.

We talk about his …

How to Stay Focused and in the Flow While Working with Ulf Schwekendiek Founder of Centered App | Ep. 259

February 22nd, 2022

1:17:00

Hear Ulf's story how he founded the Centered App, lessons he learned that can help you with your business, and tips on how to stay focused while working.

About Ulf Schwekendiek
Ulf is the Founder and CEO of Centered, a …

What is Working with our Social Media Marketing Strategy with Danielle Jenkins of Domestic Divas Cleaning Co | Ep. 258

February 19th, 2022

1:29:07

Learn what is working for us with our Social Media Marketing Strategy.

Take what we're doing and apply it to your business social media marketing …

Systems and Processes to Boost Productivity and Profits for Your Business with Robert Nickell of Rocket Station | Ep. 257

February 17th, 2022

1:04:01

Learn how to get a virtual assistant for your content marketing, sales prospecting, sales support, and customer service without the hassle of …

How to Navigate Uncertainty, Avoid Disaster, and Build a Successful Business with Lak Ananth Founder of Next 47 Venture Capital Firm | Ep. 256

February 17th, 2022

54:57

Interested in raising money for your company? Listen to this episode with Lak Ananth the founder of the venture capital firm Next47.

Lak is an Indian American venture capitalist who has spent much of his career focused …

Making Water Better with Riggs Eckelberry Founder and CEO of Origin Clear | Ep. 255

February 16th, 2022

1:30:14

Listen to Riggs story how he went from tech exec to CEO of a small public company disrupting the water industry and lessons you can learn to help your business.

Riggs was once a happy tech executive. In 2005, he helped …

How to Change Course When Things Are Going South with Lisa Gable Author of Turnaround | Ep. 254

February 14th, 2022

1:03:10

Listen to Lisa's story along with lots of lessons learned that will help you with your business when you need to change direction.

Lisa Gable has served four U.S. Presidents and two governors, counseled Fortune 500 …

Should You Do Random Drug Testing in Your Company with Danielle Jenkins | Ep. 253

February 13th, 2022

1:18:31

Should you conduct random drug testing in your company? Why would you do it? What drugs would you test for? And why?

Listen to Danielle and I discuss …

Cybersecurity Can Be Your Competitive Advantage with Brian Fritton the Founder of Havoc Shield | Ep. 252

February 10th, 2022

57:54

Brian Fritton has built products and led engineering, design, and IT teams at companies with credentials such as Fortune’s 500 Fastest Growing Companies, the Inc. 5000 List, and Entrepreneur’s 100 Most Brilliant …

How I Built Piggy Paint to Be a Nail Polish That's Safe for Kids | Ep. 251

February 9th, 2022

48:17

Melanie Hurley is a Mom, former teacher and founded Piggy Paint when her girls were two and four to provide a safer alternative to the toxic nail …

SEO Tips to Rank Your Website #1 on Google with David Finberg the Founder of Peaks Digital Marketing | Ep. 250

February 9th, 2022

1:18:32

David lays out some hot tips and tricks how to rank #1 in Google Search and talks about his journey to become a SEO expert.

David Finberg is the Founder and Managing Member of Peaks Digital Marketing. He has SEO & …

Crowdfunding Regulation CF with Rebecca Kacaba the CEO and Co-Founder of DealMaker | Ep. 249

February 7th, 2022

32:39

In this episode we talk about Regulation CF and how you can use it to raise money for your company with crowdfunding.

About Rebecca Kacaba
Rebecca …

How to Do Video Conference Business Meetings Better with Danielle Jenkins | Ep. 248

February 4th, 2022

1:25:52

We talk about using video in business, what programs we use, why we like different video conference applications over others, and some tips on settings and setup for your meetings that will make them better.

Links from …

Your Product is Not the Business, Your Business is the Product with Shawn Khorrami | Ep. 247

February 3rd, 2022

1:02:20

Shawn is a serial entrepreneur, having started and managed more than a dozen businesses involving products and services across a wide range of …

Position Your Company to Sell It Even When You Are Not Ready to Sell with Ken Sanginario the Founder of Corporate Value Metrics | Ep. 246

February 3rd, 2022

1:14:20

Ken Sanginario has 30 years of experience providing executive leadership and strategic advisory services to private middle market companies, developing and executing business improvement initiatives, turning around …

Security Robots and Raising Over $100 million in Crowdfunding with William Santana Li Chairman and CEO of Knightscope | Ep.245

February 1st, 2022

1:19:10

Bill is the Chairman and CEO of Knightscope, the leading autonomous Security Robot (ASRs) manufacturer.

About William Santana Li
Bill is a seasoned entrepreneur, intrapreneur and former corporate executive at Ford …

How a Boozefree Badass Gave Up Drinking and Carved Out An Amazing Company That Inspires Everyone To Enjoy The Party with Laura Taylor the Founder of Mingle Mocktails | Ep. 244

January 31st, 2022

1:06:51
Laura Taylor is a wife, mom of two teenagers and a business woman.

When she gave up alcohol six years ago she felt herself feeling left out when she …

What It’s Like Being a Business Owner in Canada Right Now | Ep. 243

January 30th, 2022

1:26:43

There's a freedom convoy happening in Canada this weekend, they're going back into lockdown, and tightening restrictions on businesses in Canada. 

Listen to his episode with a first hand account from Danielle the owner …

The Future of Video in Business with Rose Bentley COO of Qumu | Ep. 242

January 28th, 2022

42:03

A little over a decade ago I met Rose through some mutual friends here in Silicon Valley and have had the opportunity to see her grow her career.

When we first met she had taken a Director position in Customer Success …

Insider Tips on How to Handle an IRS Audit with Rick Green, Author and Former IRS Agent | Ep. 241

January 26th, 2022

1:32:24
Rick Green spent five years as an IRS auditor -- and lived to tell the tale! In this searing, behind-the-scenes look at the real IRS, and the threat it now poses to the financial well-being of every American, the …

National Geographic Adventurer of the Year to Business Owner with Gregg Treinsh Founder of Adventure Scientists | Ep. 240

January 25th, 2022

1:06:11

Gregg founded Adventure Scientists in 2011 with a strong passion for both scientific discovery and exploration.

National Geographic named Gregg an Adventurer of the Year in 2008 when he and a friend completed a …

How To Work with Influencers and Why the"Pay for Post" Model is Dead with Taylor Lagace the Co-CEO and Co-Founder of Kynship | Ep. 239

January 24th, 2022

1:02:43
Learn everything you need to know about how to do influencer marking for your business. Taylor Lagace is the Co-CEO & Co-Founder at Kynship. Prior to co-founding Kynship, Taylor worked at Athletes First, an NFL …

The Advantages of Using Google Workspace to Run Your Business | Ep. 238

January 22nd, 2022

55:35

Danielle and I use Google Workspace to run our businesses. Learn why we like it, the different features we find useful and other tips on how to …

Immigration Laws in the United States with Tahmina Watson | Ep. 237

January 20th, 2022

1:04:52

Tahmina Watson is a nationally acclaimed and award winning immigration attorney. She explains how business owners can use the different immigration laws to help get qualified people to work in the United States.

How to Get Better Conversion Rates on Your Website with Kurt Philip the Backpacker Turned Founder and CEO of Convertica | Ep. 236

January 19th, 2022

1:05:26

Kurt Philip is the founder and the CEO of Convertica. He shares his entrepreneur story and how to get better conversion rates on your website.

Convertica is the done-for-you conversion rate optimization specialists that …

Pain Relief with Dr. Brigitte Rozenburg - Chiropractor and Founder of Mineralgia | Ep. 235

January 18th, 2022

40:09

Learn tips on pain relief and how Dr. Rozenburg developed and launched Mineralgia, a pain relief cream with healing minerals.

Dr. Rozenberg is a specialist in Diversified, Thompson Technique, Sacro Occipital Technique …

A Better Way To Deliver Pharmaceuticals with Chris Bunka - Chairman and CEO of Lexaria Bioscience | Ep. 234

January 17th, 2022

1:16:06

Chris Bunka is a serial entrepreneur and has been involved in several private and public companies since the late 1980’s.

Since 2006 he has been …

How a Crappy Looking Collar on His Wedding Day Led to a Patented Product and Booming Business with Rob Kessler Inventor and Co-Founder of Million Dollar Collar | Ep. 233

January 13th, 2022

1:06:07

Rob Kessler is the inventor and co-founder of Million Dollar Collar, a relatively simple solution to fix what his company dubs "Placketitis" - the …

How to Have Better Meetings with Darren Chait the Co-Founder and COO of Hugo | Ep. 232

January 12th, 2022

45:14

Darren is the Co-Founder & COO, of Hugo. Hugo is an applcation that helps you have better meetings.

Originally from Sydney, Australia and now …

Building a Brand as an Independent Recording Artist with Ztilo, Artist and Singer

January 11th, 2022

54:31

Ztilo is an emerging R&B/Latin artist from the San Francisco Bay Area who after a four-year hiatus has returned to the music scene  Originally pursuing a hip hop career under the moniker, Cristiles, Ztilo has …

How I Built Oldvine Fragrance with Founder Itika Oldwine-Grimble | Ep. 230

January 10th, 2022

44:37

Itika Oldwine-Grimble is a wife, mom, and the owner and founder of OldVine Florals and OldVine Fragrance. OldVine is a play on Itika’s maiden name, Oldwine.

Itika is a native of California, born and raised in the San …

Dealing with Covid and HR Issues on Coffee with Danielle | Ep. 229

January 8th, 2022

1:27:19

Danielle and I talk about new lock downs in Canada, new restrictions happening across the US, the challenges dealing with conflicting news reporting …

13 Essential Rules of Internet Marketing | Ep. 228

January 6th, 2022

17:18

Internet marketing is simple and complex all at the same time. Solve a problem for people with your product and sell it to them.

The "sell it to them …

The Secrets Behind E-commerce Brands Scaling From $1m/year to $10m/year with Chase Clymer the Co-Founder of Electric Eye |Ep. 227

January 5th, 2022

58:23
Chase Clymer is the Co-founder at Electric Eye where he and his team create Shopify-powered sales machines from strategic design, development, and marketing decisions. He is also the host of Honest Ecommerce, a weekly …

3 Powerful Benefits of Mini Habits | Ep. 226

January 4th, 2022

9:55

Improving your business and your life may be easier than you think. Instead of making huge New Years resolutions, create a few mini-habits and see …

How I Built a Multi Million Dollar Business Making Pools Out of Shipping Containers with Paul Rathnam CEO and Founder of ModPools |Ep. 225

January 3rd, 2022

1:14:21

Paul Rathnam didn't take the traditional approach of sitting diwn and writing a business plan outlining how he was going to build a multi million …

32 Wishes for You in the New Year 2022 from Brandon | Ep. 224

December 31st, 2021

1:46

In our last episode of 2021 I'm sending you 32 of my best wishes for you, your family and business in the New Year 2022... in less than 1:45 seconds. 

Thanks for listening in 2021 and Happy New Year!
-Brandon

A Simple Formula to Set Goals You Can Achieve in 2022 | Ep. 223

December 30th, 2021

6:05

The new year is fast approaching and with that comes our annual ritual of setting new goals for ourselves and our businesses. 

I've tried about every single approach and while I usually hit my goals, a lot get missed. …

How to Survive a Startup and Reinvent Your Business with Steve “Captain Hoff” Hoffman CEO of Founder Space | Ep. 222

December 29th, 2021

1:09:56

Steve Hoffman (Captain Hoff) is the Captain & CEO of Founders Space, one of the world’s leading startup accelerators.

Founders Space was ranked the #1 incubator for overseas startups by Forbes and Entrepreneur …

3 Benefits of Breaking the Rules | Episode 221

December 28th, 2021

11:30
In this episode I explain three rules worth breaking and how it can pay off big time for you.

As an entrepreneur you know that to create a business …

Getting Your Company Cyber Security Right From The Start with Amir Tarighat CEO and Founder of Achilleion | Ep. 220

December 27th, 2021

1:05:05
Amir Tarighat is the founder and CEO of Achilleion, a cybersecurity company based in Los Angeles. He serves as a technical advisor to several …

Goals for 2022. How We Set and Measure Our Goals. Coffee with Danielle Jenkins | Ep. 219

December 24th, 2021

31:21

It's that time of year. We look back and see what we've accomplished, what we still have on our list and what we want to do in the new year. 

In this episode Danielle and I talk about what our goals are for 2022, how we …

What I Learned from Taking CBD for 90 Days | Ep. 218

December 23rd, 2021

26:34

CBD an appealing natural supplement option for those who are looking for relief from pain and other symptoms without the mind-altering effects of cannabis or other side effects related to some pharmaceutical drugs. CBD …

How to Bootstrap Your Business to 10M+ ARR with Perry Oostdam Co-Founder and CEO of Recruitee | Ep. 217

December 22nd, 2021

1:09:54

Perry is co-founder of Recruitee, one of Europe's fastest growing HR tech companies -providing recruitment software for SME clients in 75+ countries.

Listen to this fun episode to hear Perry's story on how he found …

5 Scientifically Proven Habits That Can Add More Than a Decade to Your Life as an Entrepreneur | Ep. 216

December 21st, 2021

7:04

In this episode I go over a study by researchers at Harvard University who used lifestyle questionnaires and medical records from 123,000 volunteers …

Building a Business in the Plant Based World with Lorne Rapkin CEO of PlantX Life Inc. | Ep. 215

December 20th, 2021

45:39
PlantX Life Inc. bridges two multi-billion dollar industries: e-commerce and plant-based foods.

From platform launch, within the first 5 months …

When to Fire People and How to Do It with Danielle Jenkins | Ep. 214

December 18th, 2021

1:05:26

It's never fun you when you have to fire someone, but it's part of the job of owning your own company.

In this episode of Coffee with Danielle, she I talk about when it's the right time to fire someone and how to do it. 

3 Easy Ways to Boost Your Sales with Very Little Expense | Ep. 213

December 16th, 2021

9:51

In this episode we give you three easy ways you can boost your sales for little or no new expense.

If you have other tips for fellow business owners of some things you've done to increase your sales please write to us …

How To Grow Your Company's Revenue Exponentially with Doug Brown, the Founder of Business Success Factors | Ep. 212

December 15th, 2021

1:20:29

Doug C. Brown is the CEO of Business Success Factors, international best-selling author of the book Win-Win Selling: Unlocking Your Power for …

5 Elevator Answers You Need to Have While Fundraising for Your Company | Ep. 211

December 14th, 2021

11:29

Elevator answers are answers that you need to be able to answer on a ride in an elevator. That means, you need to be able to answer them in less than a minute, similar to the approach with your Elevator Pitch.

In this …

The Power of Aromatherapy and Building an Essential Oils Business with Puneet Nanda Founder of Guru Nanda | Ep. 210

December 13th, 2021

49:57

When Puneet first came to the United States over two decades ago, he thought he knew everything about wellness. After all, he was a foreign-certified medical expert and entrepreneur.

Soon, his crazy work hours, terrible …

What We Do For Employee Benefits with Danielle Jenkins | Ep. 209

December 12th, 2021

1:11:01

With a tight job market employee benefits have never been as important. 

In this episode of Coffee with Danielle she and I talk about what employee benefits we offer. 

Listen in to hear what we offer. If you have an …

Staying Fit as an Entrepreneur - 5 Foods with A Surprising Amount of Sugar You Want to Avoid | Ep. 208

December 9th, 2021

13:54

Work life balance is a topic often talked about when entrepreneurship is the topic of conversation. It all sounds good in theory and it's certainly something to shoot for, but coming from a person who has been an …

Mastering Disruption with Retired Navy SEAL Turned Author and CEO of Saga Consulting, Marty Strong |Ep. 207

December 8th, 2021

1:05:35

Marty Strong is a decorated retired Navy SEAL officer, and the author of the new business leadership book:

Be Nimble: How the Navy SEAL Creative Mindset Wins on the Battlefield and in Business

After leaving military …

5 Mistakes Founders Make On Their Investor Pitch Deck and How to Fix Them | Ep. 206

December 7th, 2021

8:59

When Founders are raising money for their company there is a lot of work that goes into getting prepared. From building the pitch deck, five year financial model, practicing the pitch and preparing the team for the fund …

Turning Goals into Reality with Steffan Dalsgaard Founder of Golden Triangle Ventures | Ep. 205

December 6th, 2021

1:00:40
Steffan Dalsgaard Founder of Golden Triangle Ventures(GTV).

GTV is a multifaceted consulting Company pursuing ventures in the Health, Entertainment, …

How to Manage Your Relationship with Your Significant Other While Building Your Business | Ep. 204

December 4th, 2021

1:20:06

Building a business is hard, takes a lot of dedication, time and most importantly support from your significant other. 

When we talk about our "team" we're often talking about the people who work in our company. Yet, …

5 Legal Traps Start-up Founders Should Avoid | Ep. 203

December 2nd, 2021

11:09

I've found that successful Start-up Founders have serveral traits, one is they believe they can do something that sounds impossible to other people. …

How to Get PR for Your Company with Megan “Squeaky Wheel” Bennett who is a Partner at Light Years Ahead | Ep. 202

December 1st, 2021

55:01

Megan Bennett is CEO of national boutique PR agency, Light Years Ahead. They're dedicated to helping businesses, especially small entrepreneurs, build their images, often from scratch.

Megan is known in the industry as …

What We Have Learned from Publishing 200 Podcast Episodes | Ep. 201

November 30th, 2021

43:39

Yesterday we published our 200th episode of the EDGE Podcast. We launched the EDGE on Monday July 6, 2020 and we've learned a lot along the way.

The …

Ian Clifford is CEO of FuelPositive and a Repeat Entrepreneur Who is Building a Company that Makes a Clean and Sustainable Carbon-Free Fuel | Ep. 200

November 29th, 2021

32:19

Ian Clifford is CEO and Founder of FuelPositive. He has more than twenty-five years of experience in the fields of technology and marketing and has …

Declining Work Ethic: Generational Thing or COVID Thing? Discussing it over Coffee with Danielle | Ep. 199

November 27th, 2021

1:45:09

There seems to be a declining work ethic sweeping across North America. Is it a generational thing, a product of COVID, something else?

Listen in to Danielle and I talk about it over coffee.

About the EDGE's Friday Show

What I've Learned from Doing 100 Perfect Pushups a Day for 55 Days... so far | Ep. 198

November 25th, 2021

11:34

One day 55 days ago I decided I was going to go on a 100 pushups a day streak for as long as possible.

Along the way I've learned five lessons about setting a goal, sticking with the goal and achieving your goal. I'm …

Murray Hidary is the Creator of MindTravel and Shares the Hidden Power of Music | Ep. 197

November 24th, 2021

1:11:58

Murray Hidary is a repeat technology entrepreneur and musician.

In his most recent endeavour he has created MindTravel, an immersive, meditative …

5 Things that People Who Believe in Themselves Do Differently | Ep. 196

November 23rd, 2021

10:28

As a business owner believing in yourself is one of the most important traits you can have.

What is it about people who believe in themselves? We see it in the way they carry themselves, in the way they converse with …

Deborah Driggs is a Playboy Centerfold, Covergirl, Actress, and Million Dollar Round Table Salesperson | Ep. 195

November 22nd, 2021

1:31:42

From Deborah's start as a Playboy Centerfold and Covergirl to her life as a Screen Actors’ Guild member and later, achieving the Top 5% in her …

How We Invest Our Money in Stocks, Bitcoin, Real Estate, and more. Part 2 | Ep. 194

November 20th, 2021

1:18:28

This Friday Danielle and I pick up our conversation from Ep. 189 where we started talking about how and where we invest the money we make from our businesses.

Today Danielle lays out her real estate investing strategy. …

3 Thieves That Rob Your Holiday Spirit and How to Have a Better Holiday Season | Ep. 193

November 18th, 2021

7:24

You've worked your butt off all year in your business to hit your goals, you're a little excited for the holidays and at the same time a little worn …

Setti Coscarella CEO of TAAT Global Alternatives: David vs. Goliath | Ep. 192

November 17th, 2021

1:00:47

Setti Coscarella is the CEO of TAAT Global Alternatives. He is building a disruptive alternative to the nearly 1 trillion dollar tobacco market and …

3 Signs You Are Burning Out | Ep. 191

November 16th, 2021

6:46

Burn out is a real thing that can happen to Business Owners, Entrepreneurs and/or Founders. It creeps up slowely and before you know it you're burning out. 

This episode provides three signs that you are burning out. …

Forrest Dombrow is Founder of Solve Sales: From Clueless to Closer. How I Went From a Cringeworthy Kid To an Ace Sales Professional | Ep. 190

November 15th, 2021

1:40:16

Forrest Dombrow is a serial entrepreneur, author, and a sales consultant with seventeen years of experience in the online marketing industry.

He has …

How We Invest Our Money in Stocks, Bitcoin, Real Estate, and more. Part 1 | Ep. 189

November 12th, 2021

1:18:10

Today Danielle and I discuss where I invest my money outside my business.

We cover my approach to stock market investing, crypto investing, my Bitcoin bet that I made in 2014 that has paid off big (and the lesson I …

Patrick Montgomery is Founder of KC Cattle Company. Army Ranger to Rancher: Forget the Pursuit of Happiness it is All About Happiness of the Pursuit | Ep. 188

November 11th, 2021

1:03:42

Patrick is the Boss man and founder of  KC Cattle Company.

He served in the Army in the 75th Ranger Regiment.

His favorite Wagyu cut is KC Cattle Company's Wagyu Hanger Steak! 

Listen how Patrick transitioned from an …

ML Moseley On Building A Successful Music Career | Ep. 187

November 8th, 2021

58:14

ML Moseley is an up-and-coming singer-songwriter out of Valdosta, Georgia.

Based in Atlanta, Moseley has written and co-written over 100 songs and …

5 Tips to Overcome Self Limiting Beliefs | Ep. 186

November 5th, 2021

8:54

Self limiting beliefs can hold you back. The crazy thing is that some of these beliefs while they seem real, are made up in your head. 

In today's …

Planetary-scale Ecological Regeneration with Earthshot Labs Co-Founders Troy Carter and Patrick Leung | Ep. 185

November 3rd, 2021

56:38
Troy and Patrick share how they are coordinating a community of data scientists, climate entrepreneurs, investors, and domain experts to develop …

Venture Capital Deal Terms with Mital Makadia and David Siegel from Grellas Shah Law Firm in Silicon Valley | Ep. 184

November 1st, 2021

57:36

Mital Makadia and David Siegel are Partners at Grellas Shah Law Firm in Silicon Valley and we talk about deal terms entreprenuers can expect when raising venture capital. 

If you are, or are considering, raising money …

What We Do for Our Marketing Part 2 - Coffee with Danielle | Ep. 183

October 29th, 2021

1:20:58
In Part 1 (epsiode 177) Danielle laid out what she does for her marketing at Domestic Divas Cleaning Co. In part two I lay out what we do for marketing here at the EDGE. 

Every Friday Danielle Jenkins, founder of …

On Writing and Getting Published with Kerrie Flanagan | Ep. 182

October 27th, 2021

1:14:41

Kerrie Flanagan is an author, writing consultant, writing instructor for Stanford Continuing Studies and freelance writer with over 20 years’ …

From Physician to SaaS Software CEO and Founder. Jason Reminick of Thalamus Shares How He Did It | Ep. 181

October 25th, 2021

1:14:19

Jason Reminick, MD, MBA, MS is the CEO and Founder of Thalamus, the premier cloud-based, interview management platform for graduate medical education (GME) training programs. He shares a ton of tips for fellow business …

How We're Surviving COVID Running Service Businesses - Coffee with Danielle | Ep. 180

October 22nd, 2021

1:15:18

Danielle and I talk about how we've been surviving running service businesses during COVID.

Every Friday Danielle Jenkins, founder of Domestic Divas, and I do a live show called Coffee with Danielle at 8am PST, 11am EST …

Creator of Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives Tells All About American Food with David Page | Ep. 179

October 20th, 2021

1:19:23

Two-time Emmy winner David Page changed the world of food television by creating, developing, and executive-producing the groundbreaking show Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives on the Food Network.

Before that, as a network …

From the Comedy Club's to the Investor Room with Nina Barnett |Ep. 178

October 19th, 2021

1:52:40

Nina Barnett is a comedian and Founder. She is CEO of Ninz inc. operating under the DBA, Grooop.

Grooop is a platform designed to make safety more fun, inclusive, intuitive, and non-invasive using service contracts and …

What We Do for Our Marketing Part 1- Coffee with Danielle | Ep. 177

October 15th, 2021

1:40:53

Danielle and I lay out what we do and how we do our marketing. 

Every Friday Danielle Jenkins, founder of Domestic Divas, and I do a live show called Coffee with Danielle at 8am PST, 11am EST on YouTube and talk all …

Building a Niche and Standing Out on LinkedIn with Karen Tisdell the LinkedIn Profile Writing Expert | Ep. 176

October 13th, 2021

1:26:00

An early adopter of LinkedIn, Karen Tisdell recognised the platform’s potential when working as a recruiter.

Foreseeing the importance of how business leaders are perceived online, Karen began her LinkedIn profile …

The Superconnector in the Venture Capital Ecosystem, Carl Grant | Ep. 175

October 11th, 2021

1:05:35

As EVP, Global Business Development at Cooley, Carl Grant leads a team of super connectors who are connected to venture capital firms and the …

What Software To Use to Run Your Businesses Part 2 - Coffee with Danielle talking what software we use for our businesses | Ep. 174

October 8th, 2021

1:30:13

This week is Part 2 where we talk about what software we use to run our businesses and some of the challenges and solutions we've found.  Every …

Sweet Success with Lauren Roumayah Founder of Detroit Cookie Company | Ep. 173

October 6th, 2021

1:03:15

Cookies were always part of Lauren's life, but she never thought she'd open her own business, bake cookies for a living, much less have three Detroit Cookie Company stores in just a few short years.

Lauren shares her …

Making a Personal Connection with Patrick Stewart CEO of Apricot Lane | Ep. 172

October 4th, 2021

1:17:36

Patrick Stewart is CEO of Apricot Lane Boutique – the most popular women's fashion franchise with over 80 locations.

Apricot Lane Boutique first …

What Software To Use to Run Your Businesses - Coffee with Danielle talking what software we use for our businesses| Ep. 171

October 1st, 2021

1:12:08

This week is Part 1 where we talk about what software we use to run our businesses and some of the challenges and solutions we've found. 

Every …

Leveling Up Your Email Strategy and Reaching the Inbox with Alyssa and Melissa from ConvertKit | EP. 170

September 29th, 2021

1:16:49

Alyssa and Melissa are email experts who host the Deliverability Defined Podcast and work at ConvertKit.

We talk about about email marketing strategies, the upcoming Apple update and how to approach it, and tons of …

Danielle Jenkins founder of Domestic Divas Explains How You Don't Have to Let Your Circumstances Define Your Life | Ep. 169

September 27th, 2021

1:48:49

Danielle was flat broke, over $50,000 in debt and in a dead end relationship. One day she decided not to let her circumstances define her, took …

$0 to $10 million in Revenue in Less Than 3 Years as a Side Hustle with Adam Hendle Co-Founder of Ballsy | Episode 168

September 24th, 2021

51:26

Adam talks about how he started Ballsy as a side hustle and grew it to over $10 million in revenue in less than 3 years.

About Adam Hendle
Adam Hendle is the Co-Founder and CEO of Ballsy.  It might be edgy to say this, …

Trusting Your Business Partner with Will and Trevor from Dexter Welding | Ep. 167

September 10th, 2021

6:10

Will and Trevor, the owners of Dexter Welding, joined us in episode 48 to talk about how they founded Dexter Welding and how they've grown the company over the years.

In this outake the two of them talk about trusting …

Ben Congleton CEO of Olark Top Tips for SAAS Founders | Ep. 166

September 8th, 2021

10:30

Ben and his co-founders of OLark graduated from the famous Y Combinator program in Silicon Valley with the opportunity to raise millions of dollars …

Patrick McKeown's Top 3 Tips How to Breathe Correctly |Ep. 165

September 6th, 2021

4:59

Patrick McKeown is one of the foremost experts on how to breathe correctly. His book, The Oxygen Advantage, was a life changing read for me. 

In this episode you get his top 3 tips and in epsisode #31 he lays out a …

Mythic Markets Joe Mahavuthivanij Offers Advice for Startup Founders | Ep. 164

September 3rd, 2021

5:44

Joe Mahavuthivanij is the founder of Mythic Markets and is a repeat entrepreneur. In this episode you get his top tips for startup founders.

This episode is an outtake from our conversation in episode #26 where Joe …

How to Choose the Right Legal Structure For Your Business with JJ Childers | Ep. 163

September 1st, 2021

4:42

What is the best legal structure for your business?

In this episode you get JJ Childers' top tips on choosing a business structure. 

These tips are an outtake from epsiode #7 where J.J , an attorney whose practice …

Advice for Startups from Tom McMurray Retired Partner from Sequoia Capital | Ep. 162

August 30th, 2021

5:15

Tom McMurray is a retired venture capitalist from Sequoia Capital, angel investor and philanthropist.

In episode #76 we talk about how venture capital works, Tom gives entrepreneurs who are looking to raise money from …

3 Tips for People Who Want to Start a Company with Amer Akhtar CEO of Celential AI | Ep. 161

August 27th, 2021

5:33

Amer is CEO of Celential AI an artificial intelligence platform for recruiting located in Silicon Valley. He formerly was in management at Yahoo and a venture capitalist.

In episode #79 Amer and I talk about what it …

3 Tips to Raise Money from Angel Investors with Hall Martin | Ep. 160

August 25th, 2021

7:17

Hall Martin is CEO of TEN Capital and joined us in episode #94 where we had a great conversation about how to raise money from angel investors.

If …

Steven Dimmitt is an Elite Rock Climber and Gives His Top Tips to Build the Life You Want | Ep. 159

August 23rd, 2021

9:13

Steven Dimmitt is an elite level rock climber, entrepreneur, and the host of The Nugget Climbing podcast.

Steven had a pivotal moment in his life one day when he felt he was wasting away in his cubicle at work.  He …

How to Bootstrap a Company to Millions in Revenue with Brian Hahn Co-Founder of Nomad | Ep. 158

August 20th, 2021

5:25

Brian Hahn Co-founded Nomad with his business partner Noah Dentzel nine years ago. They've bootstrapped the company since it's inception.

In episode #130 Brian and I talked about how he and Noah have been able to do it …

John Lee Dumas from Entrepreneurs On Fire Top Advice for Business Owners | Ep. 157

August 18th, 2021

5:36

John Lee Dumas is an Entrepreneur, Founder and host of the award winning podcast, Entrepreneurs On Fire.

In a rare sixty minute interview in episode #73 John shares his journey from joining the army, leading a team of …

Steve Brown is an Author and Gives His Top Tips on How to Write a Book | Ep. 156

August 16th, 2021

4:08

Steve Brown is an author and entrepreneur and in episode 40 explains why Entrepreneurs should write a book, how it has helped him grow his sales and …

Helen Sewart Is Owner of Coastal Wood Designs and Offers 3 Tips for Fellow Entrepreneurs | Ep. 155

August 13th, 2021

6:14

Helen Sewart is owner of Coastal Wood Designs in Half Moon Bay, California.

In episode #43 Helen tells her inspiring story of how entrepreneurship …

Alan Payne is the Author of Build to Fail the story of Blockbusters Bust and These are His Top Tips for Business Owners | Ep. 154

August 11th, 2021

5:57

Alan Payne started his career working at a grocery store.

In episode #91 he explains how he managed to start a chain of Blockbuster stores that became the most profitable across all franchises in the U.S.

In this …

Becca Jordan Wright is the Founder of Piedmont Pennies and Here is Her Advice for Startup Founders | Ep. 153

August 9th, 2021

6:09

Becca Jordan Wright is the Founder of Piedmont Pennies, North Carolina's #1 handcrafted cheese snack.

With a background in management consulting and …

Jenna and Jeremy Chipps are Digital Nomads and Share Their Top Tips | Ep. 152

August 6th, 2021

5:34

Back from episode #49 where Jenna and Jeremy Chipps shared how they found the courage to sell everything, buy an RV, start a travel blog, and live the digital nomad life.

In this episode they share their top tips for …

Tony Wright is the CEO of RescueTime and Offers this Advice for Fellow Founders | Ep. 151

August 4th, 2021

7:47

Tony has had an amazing entrepreneur career. He's sold several companies, raised a record breaking amount in a crowdfunding campaign that went …

HydroFlask Founder Travis Rosbach Offers These Tips for Fellow Business Owners | Ep. 150

August 2nd, 2021

4:20

Travis offers his advice for fellow business founders in this short episode.

In episode # 97 Travis joined us and shared his incredible entrepreneur journey from being a private pilot, to a dive instructor to smuggling …

Nancy Connor is Founder of Smart Adaptive Clothing and Drop 3 Pieces of Advice for Fellow Business Owners | Ep. 149

July 30th, 2021

4:35

Nancy Connor had a successful career in sales in corporate America and one day, literally, decided she had enough and walked out, dropped the mic.

Dr. Shannon Ritchey is Founder of Evlo Fitness and Shares 3 Tips How to Workout Without Destroying Your Joints | Ep. 148

July 28th, 2021

3:42
Dr. Shannon appeared on episode 106 and shared tons of information about working out, how to do it without destroying your joints and other great workout trips.

Dr. Shannon is an Entrepreneur, Doctor of Physical …

3 Tips to Sell More of your Products and Services on YouTube, eBay, and Amazon with Kadin Z | Ep. 147

July 26th, 2021

7:09

Kadin has several successful online businesses from selling on eBay to building a YouTube channel, to building an app and using YouTube to promote …

3 Must Have Tips for Business Owners After Building Several Businesses with Karla Singson | Ep. 146

July 23rd, 2021

8:37

In Episode# 5 Karla shared her entrepreneurial story of how she used a continual customer feedback loop with a sprinkle of street smarts to build a …

3 Direct Marketing Tips with Jessica Marrero | Ep. 145

July 21st, 2021

6:02

Jessica has been successful in Direct Marketing not once, not twice, but three times. That's not luck, that's skill!

She was a guest on epiode #4 …

Whitney Stefko Dover is a Lawyer turned Digital Nomad with Three Tips for Fellow Business Owners | Ep. 144

July 19th, 2021

6:45

Whitney was in episode #3 of Build a Business Success Secrets Podcast where she shared her story how she quit a career as a corproate attorney and become a digital nomad. 

You'll want to go back to episode #3 and listen …

Dealing with Stories We Tell Ourselves as a Result of Stress with Kelly McGannon | Ep. 143

July 16th, 2021

8:50
Kelly McGannon is a sought-after leadership and body language coach with deep expertise in self-awareness/mind-body connection, energy management, …

Amelia Lin is the CEO of Saga and Offers Three Tips for Fellow Business Owners - You'll love #2 |Ep. 142

July 14th, 2021

9:58

Amelia Lin is the CEO and Co-Founder of Saga. The app that records family memories for you and future generations to come. While we're getting ready for the new season with our new name, EDGE, we're hitting rewind and …

What I Learned from Eating Only Fruit and Vegetables for Ten Days | Ep. 141

July 12th, 2021

10:14

Your health is one of the biggest assest you have when building a business. Take care of your health and you can do things you never throught possible. Neglect your health and your business will pay a price and you will …

7 Selling Statistics to Help You Sell More | Ep. 140

July 9th, 2021

8:14

The seven statistics we lay out in this episode will help adjust your expectations about selling and help you build a playbook with your sales team …

We're Changing the Name of This Podcast and What You Can Learn About Picking a Name or Slogan for Your Business or Product | Ep. 139

July 7th, 2021

9:44

We're changing the name of this podcast to...

Listen to this episode to learn what our new name will be, why we're changing it and all the lessons we learned that can help you when coming up with a name for your …

7 Benefits I Found from Quitting Caffeine that Can Help You Be More Productive | Ep. 138

July 5th, 2021

13:01

People beleive caffeine gives them a boost in energy, productivity and overall well-being. It does, when...not used on a regular basis.

If you use …

7 Questions You Need to Ask Potential or Existing Co-Founders | Ep 137

July 2nd, 2021

7:15

Having a business partner can range from the most amazing experience to the worst ever. The difference between the two outcomes heavily depends on open communication and understanding one another.

Getting to this place …

Jim Hemerling Co-Author of Beyond Great on Nine Business Strategies for Thriving in an Era of Social Tension, Economic Nationalism, and Technological Revolution | Ep. 136

July 1st, 2021

51:05
Jim Hemerling is a leader in Boston Consulting Group’s (BSG) People & Organization and Transformation practices, as well as the firm's behavior …

3 Essential Dynamics in Successful Co-Founder Relationships | Ep. 135

June 29th, 2021

5:50

One of the top reasons businesses fail isn't because they don't have a great product, service, a big market, or even a product distribution problem.

It's because of co-founders disputes. Said another way, the …

How to Become a Better Listener with These 5 Skills | Ep. 134

June 26th, 2021

7:56

Becoming a better listener will surly make you a better business owner, boss and more likable. That all translates into more sales and profits for your business.

In this episode Brandon breaks down five skills with tips …

Becca Jordan Wright Founder of Piedmont Pennies On Why Being Cheesy is Her Calling | Ep. 133

June 23rd, 2021

1:12:20

Becca Jordan Wright is the Founder and Owner of Piedmont Pennies, North Carolina's handcrafted cheese snack.

Born and raised in North Carolina, with …

4 Zinger Questions You Want to be Prepared for in Your Investor Pitch Meetings | Ep. 132

June 22nd, 2021

3:29

Be prepared to answer these four questions in your investor meetings. They're not your typical questions and you don't want to get caught off guard …

93 Questions You Need to be Prepared to Answer in Your Investor Pitch Meetings | Ep. 131

June 18th, 2021

11:37

If you're going to raise money for your company you're going to get asked a ton of questions from your first meeting, to your second all the way through the due diligence period until you finally close your round.

Over …

Down and Dirty on Bootstrapping a Business with Brian Hahn CoFounder of Nomad | Ep. 130

June 17th, 2021

59:11

Brian Hahn Co-founded Nomad with his business partner Noah Dentzel nine years ago. They've bootstrapped the company since it's inception with their first Kick Starter project, have not taken any investor money and have …

7 Tips to Nail Your Investor Meeting - Part 16 of How to Make a Pitch Deck for Investors | Ep. 129

June 15th, 2021

9:58

Part 16 of our Masterclass on How to Make a Pitch Deck for Investors to raise money for your company in 13 slides.

You've built your investor pitch deck, lined up meetings with investors and now it's time for your …

How to Make a Pitch Deck for Investors Part 15 Slide 13 Your Use of Funding Slide | Ep. 128

June 11th, 2021

5:59

Part 15 of our Masterclass on How to Make a Pitch Deck for Investors to raise money for your company in 13 slides.

This is your last slide in your pitch deck and where you summarize your story for investors. 

We …

Harnessing Stress For Success with Dr. Chloe Carmichael | Ep. 127

June 9th, 2021

38:52

Stress is often times looked at as a negative thing, but it's often an entrepreneur's magic. Dr. Chloe Charmichael is an expert on stress. 

Dr. Chloe …

How to Make a Pitch Deck for Investors Part 14 Slide 11 Your Use of Funding Slide | Ep. 126

June 7th, 2021

5:05

Part 14 of our Masterclass on How to Make a Pitch Deck for Investors to raise money for your company in 13 slides.

In this episode we continue with your use of Funds Slide.

This is the big moment when you get to ask …

How to Make a Pitch Deck for Investors Part 13 - Slide 11 Your Team Slide | Ep. 125

June 5th, 2021

6:56

Part 13 of our masterclass on How to Make a Pitch Deck for Investors to raise money for your company in 13 slides.

In this episode we continue with your Team Slide.

We explain exactly what to put on your team slide to …

Avoid Legal and Tax Mistakes Business Owners Make with Mital Makadia and David Siegel from Grellas Shah LLP from Silicon Valley | Ep 124

June 2nd, 2021

1:11:55

Did you know that 65% of businesses fail because of a conflict between founders/business owners?

Imagine that, it's not because the company has a bad product or service, not because there's no market for the product, …

How to Make a Pitch Deck for Investors Part 12 - Slide 10 Your Financials Slide | Ep. 123

June 1st, 2021

5:38

Part 12 of our masterclass on How to Make a Pitch Deck for Investors to raise money for your company in 13 slides.

In this episode we continue with your Financials Slide.

We explain exactly what to put on your …

How to Make a Pitch Deck for Investors Part 11 Slide 9 Your Barriers to Entry or Moat Slide | Ep. 122

May 29th, 2021

8:44

Part 11 of our masterclass on how to make a pitch deck for investors to raise money for your company in 13 slides.

In this episode we continue with your Barriers to Entry Slide and sometimes called Moat Slide. We …

How to Rewrite the Stories We Tell Ourselves and Design Our Dream Lifestyle with Steven Dimmitt, Expert Rock Climber and Podcast Host | Ep. 121

May 27th, 2021

1:12:38

Steven Dimmitt is an elite level rock climber, entrepreneur, and the host of The Nugget Climbing Podcast.

Steven had a pivotal moment in his life one day about a year and a half ago when he felt he was wasting away in …

How to Make a Pitch Deck for Investors Part 10 Slide 8 Your Competition Slide | Ep. 120

May 24th, 2021

7:14

Part 10 of our mini series on how to make a pitch deck for investors to raise money for your company in 13 slides.

In this episode we continue with your Competition Slide. We explain exactly what to put on your …

How to Make a Pitch Deck for Investors Part 9 Slide 7 Your Traction Slide | Ep. 119

May 21st, 2021

7:08

Part 9 of our mini series on how to make a pitch deck for investors to raise money for your company in 13 slides.

In this episode we continue with your Traction slide. We explain exactly what to put on your Traction …

How an Organic Vegetable Farmer Turned a Hemp Crop into a CBD Business with Tonya Howell Founder of Mad River Botanicals | Ep. 118

May 19th, 2021

2:10:05

Listen to this episode and learn how Tonya and Aaron turned a hemp crop into an amazing CBD business.

Mad River Botanicals products are organically …

How to Make a Pitch Deck for Investors Part 8 Slide 6 Your Business Model | Ep. 117

May 17th, 2021

6:52

In this episode we explain exactly what to put on your Business Model slide of your pitch deck.

Your business model is the mechanism through which your company generates its profit by delivering value to customers.

 In …

How to Make a Pitch Deck for Investors Part 7 - 5 Places to Find Market Research for Your Market Slide | Ep. 116

May 14th, 2021

9:53

Part 7 of our mini series on how to make a pitch deck for investors to raise money for your company in 13 slides.

In this episode we continue with your Market Opportunity slide and explain fives places you can look to …

Do This One Simple Thing to Unleash a Flood of Sales for Your Business with Joe Tiano CEO of Legal Decoder | Ep.115

May 12th, 2021

1:02:11

Entrepreneurs have so many great ideas and once they settle on building one of them into a business they find ways the product or service can solve …

How to Make a Pitch Deck for Investors Part 6 - Your Market Slide | Ep. 114

May 10th, 2021

8:39

Part 6 of our mini series on how to make a pitch deck for investors to raise money for your company in 13 slides.

In this episode we explain exactly what to put on your fifth slide, your Market Opportunity Slide. And...

How to Make a Pitch Deck for Investors Part 5 - Your Product Slide | Ep. 113

May 7th, 2021

6:09

Part 5 of our mini series on how to make a pitch deck for investors to raise money for your company in 13 slides.

In this episode we explain exactly what to put on your fourth slide, your Product Slide. And...

We give …

Victoria Wieck is an American Entrepreneur Rags to Riches Story Who Has Sold Over $500m on Home Shopping Network (HSN) | Ep. 112

May 5th, 2021

1:32:13

Victoria Wieck is the American Entrepreneur dream story of going from rags to riches. 

She's warm, funny and fierce.

Immigrating from South Korea to …

How to Make a Pitch Deck for Investors Part 4 - Your Solution Slide | Ep. 111

May 3rd, 2021

5:45

Part 4 of our mini series on how to make a pitch deck for investors in 13 slides.

In this episode we explain exactly what to put on your third …

How to Make a Pitch Deck for Investors Part 3 - Your Problem Slide | Ep. 110

April 30th, 2021

5:28

Part 3 of our mini series on how to make a pitch deck for investors in 13 slides.

In this episode we explain exactly what to put on your second slide, your Problem Slide. And...

We give you a fill in the blank script …

7 Mistakes to Avoid When Sourcing and Manufacturing Products in China with Travis Rosbach Founder of Hydroflask | Ep. 109

April 28th, 2021

1:50:11

Travis Rosbach is the Founder of Hydroflask and now runs the Tumalo Group that helps select companies successfully source and manufacture products in …

How to Make a Pitch Deck for Investors Part 2 - Slide 1 Your Elevator Pitch | Ep. 108

April 26th, 2021

7:53

In Part 1 (episode 107) of this mini-series we went over each slide in your thirteen slide pitch deck from a high level.

Now, we're diving into the details of how to create each slide in your pitch deck.

In this …

How to Make a Pitch Deck for Investors Part 1 - Your 13 Slide Pitch Deck Outline | Ep. 107

April 23rd, 2021

7:01

If you want to raise money from investors you need the right pitch deck. Do it wrong and it's the difference between raising the money you need for your business and not raising any.

In this series we're going to …

Dr. Shannon Ritchey founded Evlo Fitness and Teaches a New Fitness Approach How to Workout Without Destroying Your Joints | Ep. 106

April 21st, 2021

1:34:31

Dr. Shannon Ritchey is an Entrepreneur, Founder of Evlo Fitness, Doctor of Physical Therapy, wife and transitioned from owning a cash-pay physical therapy practice to exclusively focusing on creating safe exercise …

Most Overlooked Element of Marketing Campaigns That's Causing You to Lose Sales and How to Fix It | Ep. 105

April 19th, 2021

10:58

A mediocre product or service with its marketing dialed in will outsell a great product with mediocre marketing.

I discuss the most overlooked element of marketing and marketing campaigns that is costing you sales and …

New Note Taking Solution that Saves Time and Increases Your Productivity | Ep. 104

April 16th, 2021

12:52

Resourceful entrepreneurs and business owners are always looking for ways to save time and increase productivity.

Note taking saves us time and and …

How to Build Video Clips For Your Social Media with Andrew Quinn from Quinn Cinema

April 14th, 2021

1:07:21

Andy and Brandon talk how Andy became a cinematographer and tips and tricks about making video.

About Andrew Quinn
Andy began his adult life in the …

This Strategy Increases Your Chances of Raising Money from Investors | Ep. 102

April 12th, 2021

7:23

Raising money from investors is as much as an art as it is a science. There are so many moving parts to making it happen from...

finding investors...

Having the right pitch deck...

presenting your pitch in a way that …

The Strategy Millionaires Use To Manage 1 Dollar and Build True Wealth | Ep. 101

April 9th, 2021

9:48

As entrepreneurs we get so focused on making money that once we get it we don't know the strategy to keep it and as importantly, use it to build true wealth. 

Wealth is what you retire on and have an opportunity to …

Nancy Connor Had a Successful Corporate Career but After Twenty Years Had Enough and Started Smart Adaptive Clothing | Ep. 100!

April 7th, 2021

1:27:22

Nancy Connor had a successful career in sales in corporate America and one day, literally, decided she had enough and walked out, dropped the mic.

5 Things Business Owners Must Do to Scale Their Business | Ep.99

April 5th, 2021

6:11

As an Entrepreneur running your business there are a ton of things you can do, these are the five things I've found we business owners must do to …

How to Use Comparables to Determine Your Company's Valuation When Raising Money | Ep 98

April 2nd, 2021

10:25

One of the major terms entrepreneurs face when raising money for their business is valuation. 

The key to success in getting the valuation you want is having a defensible number. You can get this by building comparables …

Travis Rosbach is the Founder of HydroFlask, Repeat Entrepreneur, Father and Fun Guy | Ep. 97

March 31st, 2021

2:11:45

Travis shares stories about how he built HydroFlask, two previous companies before that, and...

Shares some never before stories about how he smuggled a sailboat out of Venezuela, lived in Australia for a year, why not …

How to Position Your Pricing and Beat Your Competition | Ep. 96

March 29th, 2021

4:46

In today's age of the internet's instant price comparison on just about any product or service it can be tempting to lower your prices to keep up with your competition.

Pricing on Amazon has gotten so cutthroat that …

Ten Commandments of Street Smarts for Building a Business | Ep 95

March 26th, 2021

5:10

I lay out ten commandments of street smarts that I complied from one of my favorite business people, Mark H. McCormack. 

Mark was an American lawyer, sports agent and writer. He was the founder and chairman of …

How to Raise Money from Angel Investors with Hall Martin CEO of TEN Capital | Ep. 94

March 24th, 2021

1:04:21

At some point in building your business you'll likely want and need to raise money to scale revenue.

Hall Martin is CEO of TEN Capital that has a network of over twelve thousand investors.

We talk about how angel …

How to Prepare for Googles Website Ranking Algorithm Update | Ep. 93

March 22nd, 2021

5:16

Google is releasing a website ranking algorithm update soon and you want to make sure you're prepared because if you don't have your website programmed correctly you're going to get penalized and not rank high in the …

Top 3 Things Not to Do with Angry Customers | Ep. 92

March 19th, 2021

5:47

After over twenty years as an entrepreneur and business owner I've realized that you're going to get an angry customer now and again. 

The key is have a framework in place to deal with the situation so you can turn an …

Alan Payne is an Entrepreneur Who Built an Incredibly Profitable Blockbuster Franchise While Blockbuster Was Going Bust. A Must Listen. | Ep. 91

March 17th, 2021

1:33:31

Alan Payne says becoming an Entrepreneur found him when he was working for a grocery store chain that spun off a video rental business in 1985. 

As an operator he cracked the code on the business model that allowed …

Avoid Making This Investing Mistake I Learned From Fidelity Investments | Ep. 90

March 15th, 2021

3:54

Entrepreneurs don't always get taught how to invest the money we make from our business. And...

The last thing any of us want to do is lose the money we worked so hard to make, taking the risk we took to build our …

7 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Persuasive | Ep. 89

March 12th, 2021

6:14

Entrepreneurs need to know how to be persuasive whether that is in our sales and marketing, when raising money and pitching investors, or leading our team.

I lay out seven scientifically proven ways to be persuasive in …

How to Feel Healthier Every Day with a Holistic Approach to Eating, Breathing and Exercising with Whitney Stefko Dover | Ep. 88

March 11th, 2021

1:29:52

Whitney Stefko Dover is a renaissance woman.

She's a recovering litigator turned entrepreneur, Mom, wife, digital nomad and certified health coach.

A Tale That Teaches You How to Avoid Overthinking Things | Ep. 87

March 8th, 2021

3:17

As entrepreneurs and business owners we sometimes get caught up in our own head. We start to over analyze things. Then...

We start jumping back in forth in our head on a decision. We start playing the "What if this", …

Do You Have These signs of Burnout and What to Do About It If You Do | Ep. 86

March 5th, 2021

19:23

As an entrepreneur and business owner you're likely to get some form of burnout while building your business. 

Once burnout starts it slowly creeps …

Donnie Bruno is a Hollywood Armorer, Prop Master Turned On Set COVID Compliance Officer | Ep. 85

March 3rd, 2021

1:40:57

Donnie Bruno had a 17 year career in Hollywood as an Armorer and Prop Master on some of the biggest block busters movies over the last decade. 

When …

How to Write Emails That Get Better Results | Ep. 84

March 1st, 2021

8:19

We all love to hate email. It's a fact of life that's not going away anytime soon so we mind as well get good at writing emails that get what we want.

I share a format we use in our company that makes it easier for …

How We Run More Productive Meetings | Ep. 83

February 26th, 2021

8:22

Meetings, meetings, meetings. Sometimes we hate them, but...

Meetings are a necessary element for any team running and growing a business. 

I lay out a framework we use that makes meetings more productive and reduces …

How to Avoid Losing Money on Lawyers. Learn how to Pick One and How Law Firms Work with Joe Tiano CEO of Legal Decoder | Ep. 82

February 24th, 2021

1:08:59

As much as we business owners hate it, we need lawyers. And...

As painful as legal bills can be, I've learned the hard way...

It's better to pay for …

How to Save Money on Business Taxes and Put That Money in Your Pocket Tax Free | Ep. 81

February 22nd, 2021

11:25

Learn how you as a business owner can save money on your business' taxes and put that money in your pocket tax free. 

You have the potential to save literally over $50,000 if you set this up for your company.

Don't …

How Two Companies Use Marketing Premiums to Increase Sales | Ep. 80

February 19th, 2021

9:14

Using a marketing premium to increase sales is an old school marketing technique that has just as much power to convert people into customers as it …

What It Takes to Be An Entrepreneur and Are You Born One or Can You Learn to Be One with Amer Akhtar CEO of Celential AI | EP. 79

February 17th, 2021

1:00:27

Amer is an entrepreneur, former management at Yahoo, venture capitalist and currently CEO of a Celential AI, an artificial intelligence platform for recruiting located in Silicon Valley. 

Amer and talk about what it …

Do most businesses really fail in their first year? I analyzed the raw data and was surprised at what I found | Ep. 78.

February 15th, 2021

7:41

We've all read statistics about entrepreneurs that say most of their businesses fail in the first year.

I decided to do some research of my own to see if this widely used statistic is true. 

I went to the U.S. Bureau of …

How to Accept Bitcoin for Your Business | Ep. 77

February 12th, 2021

7:36

If you're not accepting bitcoin for your business, you should be because it's going mainstream with companies like Tesla now not only accepting it, …

Venture Capital with Tom McMurray Retired Partner from Sequoia Capital | Ep. 76

February 10th, 2021

1:14:43

Tom lays out how venture capital works, advice for entrepreneurs who are looking to raise money, and shares some great Silicon Valley stories from when he and his partners from Sequoia funded some of the largest …

How to Calculate Customer Lifetime Value and Use It to Grow Your Business | Ep. 75

February 9th, 2021

12:56

Customer lifetime value (CLTV) is an important metric to measure as Entrepreneurs grow their company.

In this episode I explain all about this key …

What is ARPU and how to use it in your business | Ep. 74

February 5th, 2021

4:57

Average revenue per user or average revenue per unit (ARPU) is the average amount of monthly revenue that you receive per user or per product.

In this episode I explain all about this key performance indicator (KPI). …

How John Lee Dumas Turned his Entrepreneurs On Fire Podcast Into a Full Time Business With Over 100 Million Listens | Ep. 73

February 3rd, 2021

54:42

John Lee Dumas is an Entrepreneur, Founder and host of the award winning podcast, Entrepreneurs On Fire.

With over 100 million listens of his 3000+ episodes, JLD has turned Entrepreneurs On Fire into a media empire that …

How to Rank Your Website Higher in Google by Improving This One Thing | Ep. 72

February 2nd, 2021

4:38

Google looks at hundreds of variables when ranking your website from the number of links to your site, what the anchor text of that link is, how long people stay on your site, how long your content is and...

This one …

Lessons Learned from Doing Thirty Days of Facebook Live that You Can Use to Improve Your Social Media Marketing | Ep. 71

January 29th, 2021

21:52

I did thirty days of Facebook Live to see what would happen with our Facebook page and how it would effect our social media marketing.

Listen in to …

How to Build a Stronger Mindset as an Entrepreneur | Ep. 70

January 27th, 2021

11:51

Your mind avoids pain at all costs, it's built into us from evolution. We're programmed to conserve energy at all costs and as Entrepreneurs aiming …

5 Business Plan Mistakes to Avoid | Ep. 69

January 25th, 2021

17:15

I've written a lot of business plans for my own businesses and reviewed a lot of business plans in my days as an angel investor and venture capitalist.

I put together 5 common business plan mistakes you want to avoid.

Myths About Sleep and How to Monitor Yours Easily | Ep. 68

January 22nd, 2021

10:14

Now and again we hear people talking about how important sleep is for our health and mental state. But...

Often that sound advice is overshadowed by the marketing messages from so called "entrepreneurs" talking about …

Results From My 360 Evaluation From My Team| Ep.67

January 22nd, 2021

51:46

The results from my 360 evaluation are in.

Gia joins me to go over the feedback I received from all my team members. We asked everyone I work with …

5 Legal Mistakes to Avoid in Your Business | Ep. 66

January 20th, 2021

14:53

Paying a lawyer can be expensive and it pains me when I see the bill. What's more painful?

Making legal mistakes that cost 10x and even more …

How to Make Your Business Better with a 360 Evaluation - Ep. 65

January 15th, 2021

7:42

I explain how I use a 360 evaluation to become a better CEO and better leader. 

I give you the 3 simple questions to ask and how to set it up in minutes.

Be warned, you need to be able to take some tough love because …

3 Must Ask Questions for Venture Capitalists (VCs) When Raising Money for Your Company | EP. 64

January 13th, 2021

12:27

We Entrepreneurs are always so excited about turning our idea into a business, or taking our business and scaling it to the moon, that we will do about anything to get our idea funded.

The challenge with that is that …

4 Marketing Myths Holding Back Your Sales Growth | EP.63

January 12th, 2021

12:09

Sometimes we hear a marketing idea or approach so many times that we take it as fact and don't challenge it.

Then we follow it and in the process …

3 Email Productivity Hacks for Apple Mail Users | Ep. 62

January 9th, 2021

8:44

Email is one of those things we have a love-hate relationship. It's a fact of life in the business world and it's not going away any time soon. 

I've tried maybe a hundred different approaches on how to deal with my …

How to Look Better and Younger on Zoom Calls with This One Setting | Ep. 61

January 8th, 2021

4:17

Let's face it, we all want to look good and video calls aren't always the most flattering events.

And with more business meetings being done via Zoom it makes sense to make a few investments to make us look better.

In …

How to Keep Your New Years Resolutions with This New Approach 🎉 | Ep. 60

January 5th, 2021

12:06

Yea yea, we've all heard the same old thing about new year's resolutions. Every. Single. Year. 

This is a new approach to new years resolutions that …

How I 10x My Productivity Using This One Word | Ep. 59

December 24th, 2020

6:45

Putting this one word into action allows me to 10x my productivity and it can do the same for you.

Productivity tool link mentioned in the episode …

How I Built an Online Business and Sold It. Part 4 | Ep. 58

December 22nd, 2020

32:22

Part 4 how I started, built and sold my online business. 

This is a section of a book I'm writing with the working title,

"This way. Living, Loving …

How I Built an Online Business and Sold It. Part 3 | Ep. 57

December 19th, 2020

31:14

Part 3 step by step how I started, built and sold my online business. 

This is a section of a book I'm writing with the working title,

"This way. …

How I Built an Online Business and Sold It. Part 2 | Ep. 56

December 15th, 2020

39:13

Part 2 step by step how I started, built and sold my online business. 

This is a section of a book I'm writing with the working title,

"This way. …

How I Built an Online Business and Sold It. Part 1 | Ep. 55

December 12th, 2020

49:38

It's all here, step by step how I started, built and sold my online business. 

This is a section of a book I'm writing with the working title,

"This …

Entrepreneurs Don't Want to Hear the Advice, "Have Patience". Here's Some Good News | Ep. 54

December 10th, 2020

12:41

Patience. Everyone says you should have it. Entrepreneurs don't like that advice.

We believe the world needs our idea today, not tomorrow and people …

How to Ditch a Corporate Career to Build Your Own Business with Courtney Brand Founder of the Lighthouse Who Shares How She Did It and You Can Too |Ep. 54

December 7th, 2020

1:23:59

Ever wonder how to leave your corporate career and make the leap to entrepreneurship and run your own business?

Wonder if it's even the right thing to do if you're killing it in your corporate career but you're just not …

How to Improve Your Focus When Working From Home with This Free Tool | Ep. 52

December 3rd, 2020

10:07

Everyone is working from home now and finding it's not as easy as it sounded.

Good news is that I've been working from a home office for most of career and I found this free app will zone you in like nothing else I've …

How Pat Flynn's Podcasting Course Got Me Back into Podcasting | Ep. 51

December 1st, 2020

19:09

I started podcasting before it was podcasting, that was 1997-98 time frame. A lot has changed in the podcast world since then...

Learn about the history of podcasting, how I used it to grow my first business and how …

Tony Wright is an Entrepreneur, CEO of Rescue Time and Raised a Record $27.9 million in Crowdfunding in His Last Start-up Glowforge | Ep. 50

November 28th, 2020

1:51:04

Tony has had an amazing entrepreneur career, sold several companies, raised a record breaking amount in a crowdfunding campaign that went against …

Jenna and Jeremy, from Quench Your Adventure, Are Husband and Wife Entrepreneurs Who Sold Everything, Bought an RV, and are Living the Digital Nomad Life | Ep. 49

November 24th, 2020

1:23:22

Jenna and Jeremy Chipps share how they found the courage to sell everything, buy an RV, start a travel blog, and live the digital nomad life.

We talk about what it's been like, how they approach their Quench Your …

How These Entrepreneurs are Building a Welding Business with Will Dexter and Trevor Piondexter Partners at Dexter Welding| Ep.48

November 21st, 2020

49:14

Will and Trevor met in college and always wanted to build a welding business together. Through some long conversations on Trevor's way home from …

Wyatt Fields is an Entrepreneur, Surfer and Pitmaster of Breakwater BBQ in Half Moon Bay California | Ep.47

November 19th, 2020

39:12

Wyatt got into the barbecue restaurant business because of his love of cooking outside after spending years in kitchens in San Francisco getting yelled at by talented, but hot headed chefs.

Listen in to learn his …

Sophia Padua is an Artist, Entrepreneur and Owner of Moontown Paints in Half Moon Bay California | Ep. 46

November 17th, 2020

46:26

Learn how Sophia turned her artistic talent of turning secondhand clothing into fresh pieces of art and turned into a side hustle business by founding MoonTown Paints based in Half Moon Bay California. 

Sophia shares …

Thomas Lundgard is an Entrepreneur, Big Wave Surfer and runs Tommy Tsunami Surfing School and VNTR Surf Clothing in Half Moon Bay California | Ep.45

November 13th, 2020

42:46

Thomas entered a business plan competition in college, won it and used his business plan and $5,000 in prize money to launch VNTR surfing clothing …

Julie Hatcher is a Serial-Entrepreneur, Artist and Owner of Main Street Hair Design, Main Street Barber and Posh Pumpkins in Half Moon Bay California | Ep. 44

November 12th, 2020

1:05:10

Julie is a packed with passion and energy entrepreneur who runs three businesses in Half Moon Bay, California: Main Street Hair Design, Main Street …

Helen Sewart is an Artist, Entrepreneur and Owner of Coastal Wood Designs in Half Moon Bay California | Ep. 43

November 10th, 2020

55:36

Helen Sewart is an artist, entrepreneur and owner of Coastal Wood Designs in Half Moon Bay, California.

Helen tells her inspiring story of how …

How to Set Your Virtual Assistant VA up for Success from a CEO Perspective Part 2 of VA Series | Ep. 42

November 6th, 2020

18:10

Part 2 in our Virtual Assistent Series

I've had a virtual assistant or executive assistant for over fifteen years. I was lucky enough to find Gia about five years ago. 

There's a lot of buzz about having a VA for …

How to Set your Virtual Assistant (VA) up for Success from a VA's Perspective. Part 1 | Ep. 41

November 5th, 2020

16:06

I've had a virtual assistant or executive assistant for over fifteen years. I was lucky enough to find Gia about five years ago. 

There's a lot of buzz about having a VA for years now. It may have been Tim Ferriss who …

Why You Want to Write a Business Book and How to Do It with Book Writing Expert Steve Brown | Ep. 40

November 3rd, 2020

54:40

Steve Brown is author of the Golden Toilet. His marketing book explains why you should stop flushing your marketing budget into your website and …

My Amazing Business Mentor and How He'll Mentor You, for Free | Ep. 39

October 31st, 2020

9:25

One of the top questions I get from Entrepreneurs is, "How do I find a business mentor?".

I've been lucky to have several in my business career, I've had some kind enough to mentor me for free, some who I've paid, some …

7 Essential Tools We Use to Run this Podcast that Helped Us Get to the top of Apple Podcast Charts | Ep. 38

October 29th, 2020

7:24

EA extraordinaire Gia joins me to talk about 7 essential tools we use to run our podcast and how we use them.

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3 Social Media Tools We Use at Build a Business to Save Time and Money | Ep. 37

October 27th, 2020

7:39

These are 3 must have social media management tools we use at Build a Business

EA extraordinaire, Gia, is back and gives the down and dirty what …

How to Live Your Best Life by Living at The Core | Ep. 36

October 23rd, 2020

6:08

I've found that living at the core really is a key element of living your best life.

This is especially true as an Entrepreneur who's faced with negative energy from time to time in the way of the "No's",  the "that's …

7 Productivity Tools We Use to Run Build a Business That Save Us Time and Money | Ep. 35

October 21st, 2020

9:05

How to save time and money... my EA extraordinaire, Gia, joins us to lay out 7 Productivity Tools we use to run Build a Business.

We've made tons of …

Are You a Bison or a Cow? And How To Be the Right One | Ep. 34

October 20th, 2020

8:04

Are you a bison or a cow? This is a parable I read when I need a little motivation to get things done and helps me avoid that feeling of overwhelm.

Sometimes we all need just a little push and this will do it.

Listen …

How to Reduce and Eliminate Feeling Overwhelmed with Kelly M. | Ep. 33

October 16th, 2020

53:35

Kelly McGannon joins me and talks about feeling overwhelmed and some tips on how to reduce and eliminate the feeling.

Everyone feels overwhelmed from time to time. It's especially common when starting a business or …

How to Bootstrap a Company OLark's CEO/Co-Founder Ben Congleton Founder Tells How He Did It | Ep. #32

October 14th, 2020

1:20:30

Ben Congleton and his co-founders of OLark graduated from the famous Y Combinator program in Silicon Valley with the opportunity to raise millions from investors. They opted not to raise money and bootstrap their …

How to Improve Your Focus, Concentration and Even Lose Weight by Breathing Correctly with Patrick McKeown from The Oxygen Advantage | Ep. #31

October 10th, 2020

1:39:55

Patrick McKeown is one of the foremost experts on how to breathe correctly. His book, The Oxygen Advantage, was a life changing read for me.

He lays out several oxygen advantage exercises in this episode that you can …

How to Turn Customer Service into Sales - Audimute Case Study $1,000 Sale | Ep. #30

October 8th, 2020

14:35

We often look at Customer Service as a cost center, but I'd offer you that it can actually be a sales channel. And recently I had an amazing …

Dave Seymour - Star from A&E's Flipping Boston - Newest Real Estate Venture | Ep. #29

October 6th, 2020

1:15:06

Dave Seymour was one of the stars from A&E's hit show Flipping Boston. But, did you know Dave started out as a Firefighter of all things? And now...

He's taking all his real estate investing experience and bringing …

How Changing This One Word in Your Self Talk Increases Your Confidence and Reduces Self Doubt | Ep. #28

October 2nd, 2020

4:30

Be careful what you say because you're listening. And a lot of the time we think we're giving ourselves a good pep talk, but we're really self …

5 Tips to Improve Your Website Conversions That You Can Implement Today | Ep. #27

September 29th, 2020

13:45

Use these five high percentage tips (HPT's) to increase your website sales. Easy enough that you can start implementing them today.

A few of these tips go against conventual wisdom, but I know they work because I use …

Build a Business Allowing People to Invest in the Things They Never Thought Possible - Mythic Markets Founder Joe Mahavuthivanij tells how he did it | | Ep. #26

September 24th, 2020

1:28:43

Joe Mahavuthivanij of Mythic Markets is a repeat entrepreneur with a great story of how he landed founding Mythic Markets that allows people to invest in the most unusual things.

Mythic Markets is an investing platform …

How To Write a Business Plan Part 16 7 Tips to Put Your Business Plan into Action | Ep. #25

September 22nd, 2020

13:02

How to Write a Business Plan Part 16

You did it! And now you have your business plan and are ready to roll.

In this episode I give you 7 actionable …

How To Write a Business Plan Part 15 - Summary Slide | Ep. #24

September 18th, 2020

5:47

Part 15 How to Write Your Business Plan

Your summary slide is the last slide in your business plan and highlights all your best parts. I explain exactly how to set it up.

We've covered your elevator pitch, problem, …

How To Write a Business Plan Part 14 - Team Slide | Ep. #23

September 17th, 2020

13:55

Part 14 How to Write Your Business Plan

Whether you're starting your business or growing it, you're going to need some source of funding for your company.  I lay out funding sources and how to figure out how much money …

How To Write a Business Plan Part 13 - Team Slide | Ep. #22

September 14th, 2020

8:10

Part 13 How to Write Your Business Plan.

You need a team to make your business happen and in this episode I lay out how to set up your Team Slide …

How To Write a Business Plan Part 12 - Financials Slide | Ep. #21

September 11th, 2020

13:37

Part 12 of How to Write Your Business Plan. One of my favorite pieces of building a business plan because we get to see how much money we will make 💥

A lot of entrepreneurs shy away from building their financials …

How To Write a Business Plan Part 11 - Barriers to Entry Slide | Ep. #20

September 9th, 2020

13:19

Part 11 of How to Write Your Business Plan where we build your Barriers to Entry or Moat Slide.

What barriers to entry have you created for your business? What moat do you have? What barriers are you going to create? …

How To Write a Business Plan Part 10 - Competition Slide | Ep. #19

September 5th, 2020

9:24

Part 10 of How to Write Your Business Plan where we build your Competition Slide.

Who is your competition? Different ways you can present and think about your competitors. And...

The one thing you want to avoid doing.

How To Write a Business Plan Part 9 - Your Traction Slide | Ep. #18

September 3rd, 2020

10:25

Part 9 of How to Write Your Business Plan where we build your Traction Slide.

I give you some ideas of what traction means, and talk about ideas of …

How To Write a Business Plan Part 8 - Your Business Model Slide | Ep. #17

August 31st, 2020

8:27

Part 8 of How to Write Your Business Plan where we scope out your Business Model.

There are a few business models and hybrids you can use in your business to make money

We've covered your elevator pitch, problem, …

How To Write a Business Plan Part 7 - Your Market Opportunity Slide | Ep. #16

August 28th, 2020

12:05

Part 7 of How to Write Your Business Plan where I give you the method to figure out how big your market opportunity is for your business.

This is where it starts to get exciting because we're talking about how many …

How To Write a Business Plan Part 6 - Your Product Slide | Ep. #15

August 25th, 2020

10:10

Part 6 of How to Write Your Business Plan where I give you an easy to fill in the black formula to build your Product Slide.

This is where it starts …

How To Write a Business Plan Part 5 - Your Solution Slide | Ep. #14

August 21st, 2020

9:51

Part 5 of How to Write Your Business Plan where I give you an easy to fill in the black formula to build your Solution Slide in two shakes of a lambs …

How To Write a Business Plan Part 4 - Your Problem Slide | Ep. #13

August 20th, 2020

8:01

Part 4 of How to Write Your Business Plan where I give you an easy to fill in the black formula to whip out your Problem Slide in no time.💥

You want …

How To Write a Business Plan Part 3 - Elevator Pitch 3 Mistakes to Avoid | Ep. #12

August 18th, 2020

8:45

Part 3 of How to Build Your Business Plan where I talk about the three common mistakes entrepreneurs make when giving their elevator pitch and how to avoid them.

Getting your elevator pitch wrong can blow raising money …

How To Write a Business Plan Part 2 - Elevator Pitch How To | Ep. #11

August 14th, 2020

11:52

Part 2 of How to Build Your Business Plan where I dive into a new, easy to use template I developed for myself to quickly develop elevator pitches for my companies. I'm sharing it with you.

Your elevator pitch is a …

How to Write a Business Plan - Part 1 Overview | Ep. #10

August 13th, 2020

12:11

How to Write a Business Plan in quick and easy 13 Slides.

I used to plan to start, grow and sell two companies. It's been used to raise money from angel investors and venture capitalists. Used in sales meetings, to …

Start an Online Business as a Side Hustle and Generate Passive Income - Kadin Z. Explains How | Ep. #9

August 7th, 2020

1:15:09

Kadin Zimmerman has build several successful online businesses that generate passive income for himself to supplement his day job income. And...all …

Email Marketing How I get 70% Opens Rates and You Can Too with These 3 Tips | Ep. #8

July 31st, 2020

21:39

Learn how I get 70% open rates with my email marketing and how you can too.

I outline 3 tips that I use regularly to get high open rates with my …

Choosing the Best Business Structure for Your Business with JJ Childers | Ep. #7

July 29th, 2020

1:05:39

What is the best legal structure for your business? Expert attorney J.J Childers explains each of the types of business entities and what's the best.

How to Build a Rum Business with Ben Lyon from Lyon Rum Distillery | Ep. #6

July 25th, 2020

1:20:47

You know the saying, "It's not a party until something gets broken." Well...

Building a liquor business is fun, building your own distillery is a challenge, but hey, you get to party because you have a rum company right?

How to Use One Business to Fund Others. Growth & Leadership in the Eyes of Entrepreneur Karla Singson | Ep. #5

July 22nd, 2020

1:27:08

Karla has a great entrepreneurial story of how she used street smarts and a continual customer feedback loop to build a super successful flower shop …

Direct Marketing with Jessica Marrero Expert Direct Marketer | Ep. #4

July 17th, 2020

1:13:16

Jessica Marrero has been successful in Direct Marketing not once, not twice, but three times. That's not luck, that's skill!

Jessica lays out …

How to Become a Digital Nomad and Travel the World - Whitney Dover Lawyer Turned Digital Nomad

July 16th, 2020

2:01:13

How do you give up a job you don't like and become a digital nomad? In this in depth episode Whitney Dover opens up and explains how she had enough with her day job and how she prepared and made the leap from working in …

How to Live Your Best Life with the Stories We Tell Ourselves with Kelly McGannon | Ep.2

July 10th, 2020

1:02:48

Kelly McGannon is a sought-after leadership and body language coach with deep expertise in self-awareness/mind-body connection, energy management, …

Entrepreneur Wills Her Way to Success - Amelia Lin Tells Her Journey to Co-Founding Saga | Ep. #1

July 7th, 2020

1:32:25

How do you go from working with laser diffraction in a lab to getting a marketing job at a tech start up in Silicon Valley?

How do you go from running email and web marketing campaigns to becoming a product manager?

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