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Mind Your Business

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Mind Your Business is a show for entrepreneurs hosted by an entrepreneur, multiple time failure and 2 time winner David Happe. The show is all about the business of business, and how to start something that can free you from the daily grind. Expect the show to be real, raw and unfiltered. The show i… read more

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You're Worth More Than $15 an Hour

November 7th, 2020


Dave is back after some time off specifically to talk to people who have found themselves working a minimum wage job for minimum pay.


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How To Know When To Call It Quits

August 25th, 2020


How To Know When To Call It Quits as an Entrepreneur.Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. - Thomas Edison


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College Is Not For Everyone - 50 Careers That Don't Require a 4 Year Degree

August 8th, 2020


College is the not right choice for everyone. It wasn't for Bill Gates, who dropped out of college with Paul Allen to launch Microsoft. It wasn't for …

WeWork and a Cautionary Tale of the Gamble of Trading Your Time For Equity

August 1st, 2020


Sometimes the gamble of trading your time for equity in a company pays off. Best Buy, Walmart and Amazon all would be great examples. Sometimes, …

Multiple Income Streams, Passive Income

July 25th, 2020


There's so much bogus information out on the internet about multiple streams of income and passive income that you can tell a lot of it was authored …

10 Entrepreneurs That Crashed And Burned Before Making It Big

July 22nd, 2020


Dave runs through a quick list of 10 household names that were failed entrepreneurs before they made it big.Colonel Sanders, Henry Ford, and Oprah …

10 Entrepreneurs That Crashed And Burned Before Making It Big

July 18th, 2020


Dave runs through a quick list of 10 household names that were failed entrepreneurs before they made it big.
Colonel Sanders, Henry Ford, and Oprah …

Top 10 Money Saving Hacks for Small Businesses

July 11th, 2020


Every dollar you save is a dollar you can reinvest in the business or put in the bank. Dave created a list of 10 money saving hacks that he has used …

Entrepreneurship Risks and Rewards

July 10th, 2020


80% of Americans say they hate their jobs. We all have ideas for businesses we'd like to start, but statistically most businesses fail. Dave talks about many of the failures that he had along the way, and talks about …

Independence Day and Finding True Freedom (Quit Your Job)

July 4th, 2020


On Independence Day, Dave talks about how people end up in dead end jobs at 40. Independence day, finding freedom, quitting your job, starting your life, and circling a date specific on the calendar.


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Content marketing. Images. Packaging. Logos. Social Media.

July 3rd, 2020


Dave sits down with Jessica Adanich, the founder of DesignPod Studios to talk about content marketing trends, images for advertising, packaging, logo design, social media, and how to hire a creative agency.


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How To Hire a Virtual Assistant (Featuring

July 1st, 2020


Dave speaks with Ignacio Thielen, the CEO of, about how to hire a virtual assistant. VA Locator is a gateway inbetween US Companies and professionals for hire in Venezuela.


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The Art of The Pivot, Listening to Customers and Changing Your Business

June 29th, 2020


Pivot can be a defensive market reaction strategy, a proactive business strategy, or a survival strategy. Listen as Dave talks through three fundamental aspects of the business pivot, including1. Listen to your …

False Sense of Job Security, Now What?

June 28th, 2020


Being an entrepreneur is risky. Working for someone else is also risky. Some day, the gravy train might end. Where would the loss of a job find …

Top 20 Reasons Startups Fail

June 27th, 2020


Dave counts down from #20 all the way to #1 - the top 20 reasons (acording to CBInsights) why startups fail. Is your weakness on the list?


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Basic Business Terminology and Definitions

June 23rd, 2020


Dave explains in layman's English basic business teminology that MBA's use to impress people. Here's a 101 course in business terms every …

DIY Trademarks For Small Business

June 20th, 2020


Do you need to register your business name or slogan with the USPTO (United States Patent and Trademark Office)? Dave talks about the who, what, when, where and why of US Trademark Law from a layman entrepreneur's …

Dealing with Haters, Naysayers, and Stalkers

June 19th, 2020


Using a Forbes article on How 10 High Achievers Handle Haters, Dave unpacks for you some strategies on how to overcome inevitable difficult people …

10 New Business Ideas for 2020

June 18th, 2020


2020 Trends May Inspire New Business Ideas from the United States Chamber of Commerce.


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Everyone Wants Your Money. You Should Keep It.

June 15th, 2020


Every time you turn around, someone wants your money. You should keep it. Dave talks about changing your mindset from CONSUMER to PRODUCER."The …

Sparring with Self-Appointed "Intellectual Superiors"

June 13th, 2020


Sharpening your skills in discussing critical topics with those who present themselves as your intellectual superiors. Dave makes an argument for why to engage in debate with people who pride themselves in their own …

Saving Legal Expenses by Pro Bono (Self Representation)

June 10th, 2020


Representing yourself in business organization and incorporation, trademarks, copyrights, cease-and-desist, divorce, intellectual property, small claims, letter of intent, lease agreement, memorandum of understanding, …

20 Mistakes To Avoid When Starting a Business

June 9th, 2020


Talk back to the Mind Your Business Show here: a comment, a question, or let us know you hate the show. Your comment may be on the next episode!Dave talks through an …

How to Survive Being Unemployed

June 6th, 2020


Here's a link to a shareable written .pdf download transcript of HOW TO SURVIVE BEING UNEMPLOYED : was unemployed. Use this …

25 Worst Jobs In America

June 4th, 2020


Join Dave as he counts down from the 25th worst job in America to #1. Is your job on the list? Find out as we talk about stress, pay, and other reasons to quit your job and start your life.


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6 Qualities of India Entrepreneurship

June 2nd, 2020


6 qualities of India entrepreneurship that United States startups should learn from, featuring an article written by Mr. Anil Advani from Inventus …

Surviving A Massacre

June 1st, 2020


Dave talks about how to survive a massacre using a strategy developed by USAF Colonel John Boyd called the OODA Loop.


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Kyle Keegan (Kill Bigger) @MYBRadio

May 30th, 2020


Dave's good friend and Houston business mogul, Kyle Keegan. Entrepreneurship is in his blood. He has started more companies than we can count. Kyle …

David Happe talks about the death of George Floyd

May 28th, 2020


Deeply affected by the death of George Floyd in my birth city, I had to get my thoughts out on paper in a rare mid-week podcast release. You may disagree, but we need to move forward together and figure this out.


Walmart : Inside The Belly Of The Beast

May 23rd, 2020


Dave talks about what he learned as an insider at Walmart, and shares discipines from Sam Walton that you can use in your own business. No excuses, …

Stephen Hilgart, National Trainer on "Surviving And Thriving In Times of Adversity"

May 16th, 2020


Stephen Hilgart (@Kung Fu Steve) advises and consults with Fortune 500 companies, executives, managers and sales professionals in the areas of Peak …

Back On The Air (the Prequel Episode)

May 9th, 2020


The Mind Your Business Radio show is happy to be back after a few years in mothballs. We called this our "prequel" broadcast as Dave was just testing out the equipment and getting used to the microphone again. We plan …

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