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Episode 261: Most valuable mentorship lessons, with David Blackston.


Episode description

David Blackston founded the Blackston Financial Group in 1998 and is also a Certified Estate Planner®, Certified Senior Advisor®, Investment Advisor Representative, and a Licensed Insurance Agent. He has over 40 years of experience in the financial industry and is one of the authors of the recently published book, "Have You Ever Been Bitten by an Elephant? The Definitive Guide for Retiring Well." David's unique approach to financial planning includes investment advisory services, tax forecasting, and estate planning — all working together to provide a comprehensive plan for clients. His methods include safe money, risk money, and how these two competing worlds can be brought together to provide a worry-free lifestyle.

Secret – timesaving technique

David has mentors that keep him in check -- if you don't have a mentor, get one. ONWARD!

Could have ruined your business – but now – an invaluable learning experience

David felt that he wasn't worthy of mentors -- and David tells the whole story here.

Most influential lesson learned from a mentor

"Be the exception."  

Final Round – “Breaking Down the Recipe for Success” What strategy would you recommend new business owners focus on to best ensure success?
  1. Believe in yourself
  2. Get a mentor
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September 24th, 2018


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Episode 800: Timing of the plan is everything, with Misty Lown

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Episode 797: SEO and what every business owner needs to know about it, with Stephen Woessner

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September 10th, 2018


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Episode 784: Don’t give up on yourself, with Nicole Holland

August 14th, 2018


Nicole Holland is a podcast guesting authority who has been featured in Forbes, Entrepreneur Magazine, and The Huffington Post, as well as countless …

Episode 783: How to productize your service offering so it scales, with Jon Tota

August 13th, 2018


Over the past two decades, Jon Tota has established himself as a pioneer in online education for corporate training. He began his career on Wall …

Episode 782: Open with an attitude of gratitude, with Don Barden

August 10th, 2018


Don Barden is a speaker, author, professor, and advisor. He is also someone who practices what he preaches. Don is the owner and managing partner of …

Episode 781: Words that work, with Mary Shores

August 8th, 2018


Mary Shores is the founder and CEO of Midstate Collection Solutions — which has collected more than $40 million to date for its clients. As a …

Episode 780: How to live the exclamation!, with John Oechsle

August 6th, 2018


John Oechsle is the President and CEO of Swiftpage — providing digital marketing and CRM solutions that help businesses grow, including Act!…their …

Episode 779: How to win at relationships, with Mike Compton

August 3rd, 2018


Mike Compton is the co-founder and executive producer of Three Chairs Productions, a video production and marketing company that specializes in broadcast, online, and digital content serving a variety of regional and …

Episode 778: It’s not about you…ever, with Mitch Russo

August 1st, 2018


Our special encore guest today is Mitch Russo. In 1985, Mitch co-founded Timeslips Corp, which grew to become the largest time tracking software …

Episode 777: How to build a business that lasts, with Jay Owen

July 30th, 2018


Jay Owen is the Founder and CEO of Design Extensions, a digital agency he started at the age of 17 — while still in high school — and continues to …

Episode 776: How to master your blind spots, with Greg Gray

July 27th, 2018


Greg Gray is the Founder and CEO of Gray Solutions where he is a leadership and business consultant. He has a background in lean methods, project …

Episode 775: Dig the well before you’re thirsty, with Jordan Harbinger

July 25th, 2018


Jordan Harbinger has always had an affinity for social influence, interpersonal dynamics, and social engineering...helping private companies test the security of their communications systems. He then spent several years …

Episode 774: Growth happens in the discomfort zone, with Tom Kulzer

July 23rd, 2018


Tom Kulzer is the founder and CEO at AWeber, a leading small business email marketing software, where he is actively involved in the company's …

Episode 773: How to grow young leaders, with Tracey Wozny

July 20th, 2018


Tracey Wozney is the founder and director of Taking Shape, a non-profit organization whose mission is to grow young leaders who impact others Here, Near and Far. She is the publisher of the STAR Leadership youth …

Episode 772: Rising to power, with Ron Carucci

July 18th, 2018


Ron Carucci is co-founder and managing partner at Navalent and is a seasoned consultant with more than 25 years of experience working with CEOs and …

Episode 771: Why determination and persistence matter, with Brian Burke

July 16th, 2018


Brian Burke is an active owner and president of, the world’s most trusted and highest independently rated Apple trade-in company and whose mission is to make it fast, safe, and easy to buy, sell, and …

Episode 770: How to measure the ROI of culture, with Paul Spiegelman

July 13th, 2018


Paul Spiegelman is the co-founder of the Small Giants Community, a peer-group of purpose-driven business leaders. He is the former chief culture …

Episode 769: Why we launched an Alexa Flash Briefing, with Stephen Woessner

July 12th, 2018


Good Morning...I’m Stephen Woessner, CEO of Predictive ROI and your host for Onward Nation.

Before we dive into today’s episode — which is going to …

Episode 768: Business is a system, with Elizabeth Engen

July 11th, 2018


Elizabeth Engen is an Online Business Strategist and Founder of Premier SEO Ninjas - a digital marketing agency that helps doctors and lawyers grow their practices by creating online strategies that increase their …

Episode 767: Real estate on your terms, with Chris Prefontaine

July 10th, 2018


Our special encore guest today is Chris Prefontaine. Chris has been in the trenches of the real estate industry for over 25 years. His company has done over $80 million in real estate transactions. He is a practitioner …

Episode 766: How to create conversations that matter, with Chad Littlefield and Will Wise

July 9th, 2018


Chad Littlefield and Will Wise are Co-founders of We!™ — an organization whose mission is to create conversations that matter. Chad is a keynote speaker, who has spoken at TEDx and is the creator of We! Connect Cards™, …

Episode 765: Run to the problem, with Ron Alvesteffer

July 6th, 2018


Ron Alvesteffer is the President and CEO of Service Express, a company that specializes in on-site data center hardware maintenance services. Under his leadership, Service Express has averaged double-digit revenue …

Episode 764: Why influencer marketing works, with Stacy Jones

July 2nd, 2018


Stacy Jones is the CEO and founder of Hollywood Branded, a Los Angeles influencer and entertainment marketing and strategy agency. She has over 20 …

Episode 763: How to drive reviews and SEO, with Phil Singleton

June 29th, 2018


Phil Singleton is a web designer, SEO expert, award-winning author and CEO of the digital agency, Kansas City Website Design & SEO. He is co-author of the Amazon bestseller, “SEO for Growth: The Ultimate Guide for …

Episode 762: How to become a great leader and soar, with Ken Pasch

June 27th, 2018


Ken Pasch is the President of KiVisions Inc., a leader development company that utilizes the innovative 7-Step Successful Ventures in Human Dynamics …

Episode 761: How to create your daily success report, with Matt Theriault

June 25th, 2018


Matt Theriault is a real estate investor and mentor, entrepreneur, author, and United States Marine Corps Desert Storm Veteran, who teaches people …

Episode 760: How feedback helps you grow faster, with Shannon Adkins

June 22nd, 2018


Shannon Adkins is the President and CEO of Future State, a consulting firm that works with companies and their leaders to help them realize their …

Episode 759: Be the change you want to see in the world, with Chip Franks

June 20th, 2018


Chip Franks is the co-founder of JoeVolunteer— a philanthropic company that connects people who need help with people who want to help…by using an …

Episode 758: How to build relationships through thought leadership, with Bill Troy

June 18th, 2018


Our special encore guest today is Bill Troy. He is an Inc. 500 CEO who helps global brands like Sony, Disney, and Nestle see the world from a different perspective. As CEO of Civilis Marketing, Bill and his team help …

Episode 757: How to find your target audience, with Tim Fargo

June 15th, 2018


Our special encore guest today is Tim Fargo. He is a successful entrepreneur, speaker, and investor and founded investigative business firm Omega …

Episode 756: How to create a contagious culture, with Anese Cavanaugh

June 13th, 2018


Anese Cavanaugh is devoted to helping people show up and bring their best selves to the table in order to create significant positive impact in their lives. She is the founder and creator of the Intentional Energetic …

Episode 755: How “A-players” see around the curve, with Scott Dubois

June 11th, 2018


Our special encore guest today is Scott Dubois. He is the co-founder of Pidalia, a digital agency in Boston, that provides clients with solutions to …

Episode 754: How to build scale into your business, with Dr. John Johnson

June 8th, 2018


Dr. John Johnson is the President and CEO of Edgeworth Economics, one of the most prominent economic consulting firms in the world. He uses …

Episode 753: How to stay focused on your goal, with Duane Brown

June 6th, 2018


Duane Brown is the founder and head of strategy for Take Some Risk, Inc., a performance marketing agency working with startups and brands to discover what is not working, convert traffic they have or improve and scale …

Episode 752: How to identify your point-of-view, with Drew McLellan

June 5th, 2018


You may have heard me recently talking about point-of-view (POV) — why it is so important — and what can happen to a business if the owner doesn’t get serious about defining it — and building a strategy around it.

Episode 751: How to find the best freelancers for your company, with Connor Gillivan

June 4th, 2018


Connor Gillivan is the co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer of — the top marketplace to hire pre-vetted freelancers online in eCommerce, Amazon, digital marketing, advertising, web development and design. …

Episode 750: How to systematize your business, with Nick Sonnenberg

June 1st, 2018


Our special encore guest today is Nick Sonnenberg. He is a serial entrepreneur with a passion for creating companies that disrupt the way people live. Nick is the co-founder of Leverage and the co-author of the book …

Episode 749: A purpose to wake the world, with Tom Carmazzi

May 30th, 2018


Tom Carmazzi is the CEO of Tuthill Corporation, a privately held and 4th generation manufacturer of industrial products. His role is to bring to life …

Episode 748: How to sell to the C-Suite?, with Dr. Steve Bistritz

May 25th, 2018


Dr. Steve Bistritz is the Founder and President of SellXL, a sales training and consulting firm for professional salespeople selling in a …

Episode 747: How to become a digital influencer, with John Lincoln

May 23rd, 2018


John Lincoln is the Co-founder and CEO of Ignite Visibility, a leading digital marketing agency that was ranked as the 698th fastest growing private …

Episode 746: Would you do that to your mother?, with Jeanne Bliss

May 21st, 2018


Jeanne Bliss is the President of CustomerBliss, where she guides C-Suite and Chief Customer Officers around the world on earning business growth by …

Episode 745: How to write a content mission statement, with Racheal Blackmore

May 18th, 2018


Racheal Blackmore is the Founder and CEO of Blackmore Marketing Solutions, working with a limited number of clients to explode their brand, voice, …

Episode 744: How to build and scale a cause-driven business, with Sheryl O’Loughlin

May 16th, 2018


Our special encore guest today is Sheryl O’Loughlin. She is a serial entrepreneur and author of KILLING IT! An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Keeping Your Head Without Losing Your Heart. She has served as the CEO of Clif Bar, …

Episode 743: How to get access to investment capital, with Lane O’Bryon

May 14th, 2018


Lane O’Bryon is the president and founder of Capital Connection, providing access to the best sources of real estate capital. He’s been active in the …

Episode 742: Dogs don’t bark at parked cars, with Jeff Piersall

May 11th, 2018


Jeff Piersall is the Founder and CEO of SCB Marketing, an award-winning, multimillion-dollar integrated media and marketing company that connects, …

Episode 741: Think & Grow Rich: The Legacy, with James Whittaker

May 9th, 2018


James Whittaker is the author of the newly released book “Think and Grow Rich: The Legacy” and co-executive producer of the film of the same name. …

Episode 740: How to understand your personal why, with Matt Heinz

May 7th, 2018


Matt Heinz is the President and Founder of Heinz Marketing, with 20 years of marketing, business development, and sales experience from a variety of organizations and industries. He is also a speaker, author, and …

Episode 739: How to get ready for a cyber threat, with Ray Rothrock

May 4th, 2018


Ray Rothrock is CEO of RedSeal, a premier cybersecurity analytics platform. RedSeal’s corporate customers span the finance, utility, technology, and …

Episode 738: Bring your whole self to work, with Mike Robbins

May 2nd, 2018


Mike Robbins is the author of four books, including his latest, “Bring Your Whole Self to Work: How Vulnerability Unlocks Creativity, Connection, and …

Episode 737: How to monetize content, with Stephen Woessner

May 1st, 2018


Today on Onward Nation we're going to be talking about the topic of how to monetize content. It’s a big topic -- and to do it justice -- it needs to …

Episode 736: Becoming an elite entrepreneur, with Brett Gilliland

April 30th, 2018


Brett Gilliland is founder and CEO of Elite Entrepreneurs, which specializes in helping business owners who are running companies that generate a …

Episode 735: Conquer the chaos, with Clate Mask

April 27th, 2018


Clate Mask is the CEO and co-founder of Infusionsoft, the leading all-in-one sales and marketing software built for small businesses and eight-time Inc. 500 or Inc. 5000 winner. Clate was named an Ernst & Young …

Episode 734: Leading in the moment, with Judith Humphrey

April 26th, 2018


Judith Humphrey is the founder of The Humphrey Group, a premier leadership communications firm. She is a communications expert whose business teaches global clients how to communicate as confident and compelling …

Episode 733: Proactive strategies to address gender bias, with Al Harris

April 25th, 2018


Al Harris was a founding partner of the Chicago law firm of Ungaretti & Harris, which in 2015, merged with the national law firm of Nixon Peabody. At Ungaretti & Harris, he served for many years as managing …

Episode 732: Common obstacles to writing a book, with Stephanie Chandler

April 23rd, 2018


Stephanie Chandler is the Founder and CEO of the Nonfiction Authors Association - an educational community for experienced and aspiring writers. She is the author of several books including “Own Your Niche” and “The …

Episode 731: Friend of a friend, with David Burkus

April 20th, 2018


Our special encore guest today is David Burkus. He is a best-selling author, a sought after speaker, and associate professor of leadership and innovation at Oral Roberts University. His forthcoming book, Friend of a …

Episode 730: You’ve got to feel it to reveal it, with Colin Sprake

April 19th, 2018


Colin Sprake is the owner and lead trainer at Make Your Mark Training and Consulting, founded with a passion to assist entrepreneurs in realizing …

Episode 729: Drive revenue from podcasting, with Stephen Woessner

April 18th, 2018


Good Morning Onward Nation…I’m Stephen Woessner, CEO of Predictive ROI and your host for Onward Nation. Welcome to Episode 729, which will be …

Episode 728: Write the vision down, with Scott Beebe

April 17th, 2018


Our special encore guest today is Scott Beebe and he is the founder and head coach of and the host of the “Business On Purpose” podcast. He liberates Small Business owners from the chaos of …

Episode 727: Be the example you’re asking them to be, with Chris Hallberg

April 16th, 2018


Chris Hallberg is a seasoned business consultant, turnaround expert, United States Army veteran, and the author of The Business Sergeant’s Field …

Episode 726: How to deliver a BIG TALK, with Tricia Brouk

April 13th, 2018


Tricia Brouk works in the entertainment industry and applies her expertise as a director and writer for film, television, and theater to the art of Big Talks. She’s written two musicals, a play, a sitcom pilot, a …

Episode 725: Democratized access to capital, with Rod Turner

April 12th, 2018


Rod Turner is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of Manhattan Street Capital — the #1 Growth Capital marketplace for mid-stage companies and mature …

Episode 724: Master your cash flow, with Al Zdenek

April 11th, 2018


Al Zdenek is the President, CEO and Founder of Traust Sollus Wealth Management — one of the premier wealth management companies in the United States. …

Episode 723: Performance is driven INSIDE the box, with Brad Deutser

April 10th, 2018


Brad Deutser is founder and CEO of Deutser, an award-winning management consulting firm focused on helping organizations and their leaders achieve …

Episode 722: Don’t ever, ever quit, with Stephen Woessner

April 9th, 2018


Good Morning Onward Nation...I’m Stephen Woessner, CEO of Predictive ROI and your host for Onward Nation. Welcome to Episode 722, which will be a …

Episode 721: Playing small serves no one, with Carolyn Cole

April 6th, 2018


Carolyn Cole is Show Host of the global Boomtank Business Show podcast, for sharp female entrepreneurs and cool guys who support them. For nearly two …

Episode 720: Anxiety is negative prediction, with J.D. Graffam

April 5th, 2018


Our special encore guest today is J.D. Graffam. He is a user experience expert and business leader. He founded his first business, Simple Focus, a …

Episode 719: It’s not real until it’s live, with Laura Roeder

April 4th, 2018


Laura Roeder is the CEO and founder of MeetEdgar, a social media automation tool designed to prevent status updates from going to waste. She has …

Episode 718: Stop thinking of demographics, with Susan Baier

April 3rd, 2018


Susan Baier founded her company, Audience Audit, in 2009 in order to help organizations understand their best audiences based on attitudes and needs rather than just demographics or purchase behavior. With 30-years of …

Episode 717: The idea always wins, with Michael Dunn

March 30th, 2018


Michael Dunn is the Global Brand Strategist and Chief Creative for D U N N — an independent marketing consultancy specializing in inspired thinking, …

Episode 716: The transformation quadrant, with Christine Kloser

March 29th, 2018


Our special encore guest today is Christine Kloser. She is an international speaker on the topics of transformational authorship and transformational leadership and is the author of thirteen books, including the …

Episode 715: How to generate leads for your business, with Stephen

March 28th, 2018



Good Morning Onward Nation – I’m Stephen Woessner and welcome to Episode 715 – this week’s solocast.

I am excited about you and I will cover today …

Episode 714: Systematize innovation, with Jill Schiefelbein.

March 27th, 2018


Our special encore guest today is Jill Schiefelbein. Jill helps business owners increase sales, enhance product experience, and retain customers. Her first business, Impromptu Guru, helps people improve their …

Episode 713: Buy the change you want to see, with Jane Mosbacher Morris.

March 26th, 2018


Jane Mosbacher Morris is the Founder and CEO of TO THE MARKET, a socially-inspired business connecting ethical producers around the world with consumers and businesses seeking to make a social impact. TO THE MARKET …

Episode 712: Fix your business, with Melinda Emerson

March 23rd, 2018


Our special encore guest today is Melinda Emerson. Melinda is the founder and president of the Quintessence Group, an award-winning marketing …

Episode 711: All growth happens through relationships, with Mark Faust

March 22nd, 2018


Our special encore guest today is Mark Faust. He is an expert on growth strategy, sales, and performance improvement. For the last 27 years, Mark has …

Episode 710: What it takes to be an entrepreneur with Stephen Woessner

March 21st, 2018


Good Morning – I’m Stephen Woessner, CEO of Predictive ROI and host of Onward Nation. And welcome to Episode 710 – this week’s solocast.

Well, this …

Episode 709: Embrace brand citizenship to fuel purpose and profit, with Anne Bahr Thompson

March 20th, 2018


Anne Bahr Thompson is the Founder and Chief Strategist of Onesixtyfourth — a boutique consultancy that integrates cultural shifts and a social …

Episode 708: Own your social media profile, with Lee Caraher

March 19th, 2018


Lee Caraher started Double Forte in 2002 as a new kind of communications firm designed to provide the best service in the business. Lee has managed …

Episode 707: Do Nothing, with Rob Dube

March 16th, 2018


Rob Dube is President and Co-Founder of imageOne, the leading organization in Document Lifecycle Management, which is well-known as an exceptional company, receiving local and national recognition for its …

Episode 706: The map appears when the car is in motion, with Susan Berkley

March 15th, 2018


Susan Berkley is one of the most listened to voices in America. She’s a top voice-over artist and telephone voice for Citibank and many others. An internationally known communications expert, Susan is the author of …

Episode 705: How “Voice” can drive biz dev for your company, with Stephen Woessner

March 14th, 2018


Good Morning...I’m Stephen Woessner, CEO of Predictive ROI and host of Onward Nation – and I’d like to welcome you to Episode 705...this week’s …

Episode 704: 1-2-3 - then GO!, with Thor Conklin

March 13th, 2018


Our special encore guest today is Thor Conklin. He is an entrepreneur, profitability consultant, and host of his daily podcast, Peak Performers. The …

Episode 703: Create a “Not To Do List”, with Russell Whitney

March 12th, 2018


Russell Whitney is an entrepreneur, philanthropist, and a recognized worldwide leader in the business, real estate investment, and financial training fields. Over the past 15-years, he has traveled the world speaking to …

Episode 702: Listen beyond the words, with Daina Middleton

March 9th, 2018


Our special encore guest today is Daina Middleton. She is the CEO of a leading national to local marketing company, Ansira. Prior to heading up Ansira, Daina served as the head of global business-to-business marketing …

Episode 701: Business is an endurance sport, with Brandon Bruce

March 8th, 2018


Brandon Bruce is the chief operating officer and co-founder of Cirrus — an all-in-one sales productivity platform that connects Gmail and Outlook with Salesforce. Since launching the business in 2011, the company has …

Episode 700: The freedom to be yourself, with Kathy Kolbe

March 7th, 2018


Our special encore guest today is Kathy Kolbe. She is the global leader in discovering and accessing the power of human instincts. She is an …

Episode 699: Building a business through consistent thought leadership, with Bill Jelen

March 6th, 2018


Our special encore guest today is Bill Jelen and he is the host of and the author of 54 books about Microsoft Excel including “Excel Gurus Gone Wild”, “Pivot Table Data Crunching”, “Power Pivot Alchemy” and …

Episode 698: Stand up and put your shoulders back, with Andie Kramer

March 5th, 2018


Andie Kramer is an attorney and partner in the international law firm of McDermott Will & Emery where she heads its Financial Products, Trading, and Derivatives Group. She’s an influential voice in her field, …

Episode 697: Principled profits, with Bobby Albert

March 2nd, 2018


Today’s episode is going to be different from any other -- in fact -- it is fair to say that today’s episode will be another powerful lesson on how …

Episode 696: How to avoid 6 common pitfalls, with Bobby Klinck

March 1st, 2018


Today’s episode is going to be different from any other -- in fact -- it is fair to say that today’s episode will be another powerful lesson on why …

Episode 695: How to solve the two biggest obstacles for scaling your business, with Stephen Woessner

February 28th, 2018


Good Morning, I’m Stephen Woessner, CEO of Predictive ROI and your host for Onward Nation.

Welcome to Episode 695 – this week’s solocast.

I greatly …

Episode 694: Be comfortable with uncertainty, with Rob Emrich

February 27th, 2018


Rob Emrich is a serial entrepreneur and the Founder and CEO of Gimbal, which was named the fastest-growing tech company by the Los Angeles Business Journal in 2016 and ranked #66 on the Inc. 5000 list of the …

Episode 693: Don’t yell at the rapids, with Larry Haas

February 26th, 2018


Larry Haas is the Founder and CEO of Global Aperture Inc., a management consulting firm specializing in helping companies transform to achieve their …

Episode 692: Every day you’re given a new start, with Darla Hall

February 23rd, 2018


Darla Hall is the owner of In the Sports Zone, creating licensed activity books for college, NFL, MLB, NBA and other brands. Her idea started as a …

Episode 691: How to recruit rockstars, with Jeff Hyman

February 22nd, 2018


Jeff Hyman is the Chief Talent Officer at Chicago-based Strong Suit Executive Search — whose focus is on recruiting and building rockstar teams for growth companies. He’s recruited over 3,000 people and has advised …

Episode 690: What “season” is your business in?, with Stephen Woessner

February 21st, 2018


Good Morning – I’m Stephen Woessner, CEO of Predictive ROI and your host of Onward Nation. And welcome to Episode 690, which is this week’s solocast.

Episode 689: Never thought of it that way, with Brandon Steiner

February 20th, 2018


Brandon Steiner is the CEO and Founder of Steiner Sports. Over 30-years ago, he started Steiner Sports with $4,000 and a computer and has grown it to be a leader in the sports memorabilia and marketing industry. Brandon …

Episode 688: VICTORY!, with Larry Broughton

February 19th, 2018


Today’s episode is going to be different from any other -- in fact -- it is fair to say that today’s episode will be another power installment of How …

Episode 687: The one page business plan, with Jim Horan

February 16th, 2018


Jim Horan is the founder and president of The One Page Business Plan Company, an experienced Fortune 500 executive, sought after thought leader, advisor to startups, CEOs and their management teams as well as other …

Episode 686: Businesses must have the DNA of a media company, with Ian Lamont

February 15th, 2018


Ian Lamont is the founder and president of i30 Media Corporation, a media venture specializing in reference materials, technology news, and how-to …

Episode 685: How to conquer the imposter syndrome, with Stephen Woessner

February 14th, 2018


Good Morning Onward Nation...I’m Stephen Woessner and welcome to today’s solocast.

As part of my role as host of Onward Nation...and as CEO of …

Episode 684: How to remain top-of-mind, with Patrick Ewers

February 13th, 2018


Patrick Ewers is an executive coach and the founder of Mindmaven, a company that helps professionals generate more opportunities by introducing experience-based relationship management -- and -- helps them drive growth …

Episode 683: Choose Player-Coaches, with Robert Glazer

February 12th, 2018


Robert Glazer is the founder and Managing Director of Acceleration Partners and the founder and Chairman of Brand Cycle. He is a serial entrepreneur with an exceptional track record and passion for growing revenue and …

Episode 682: Mindset Matters, with Brendon Lundberg

February 9th, 2018


Brendon Lundberg is co-founder of Radiant Pain Relief Centres whose vision is to build the safest, most consistently effective, and appealing …

Episode 681: Know Thyself, with Angelique Rewers

February 8th, 2018


Angelique Rewers is the CEO of The Corporate Agent and her team helps small businesses and self-employed professionals land corporate clients. In four years, she went from the starting gate to being among the top 1 …

Episode 680: How to get your message out in the era of fake news, with Lee Caraher

February 7th, 2018


Lee Caraher started Double Forte in 2002 as a new kind of communications firm designed to provide the best service in the business. Lee has managed …

Episode 679: Be committed to it, with Mark Howley

February 6th, 2018


Our special encore guest today is Mark Howley and he is the CEO of Pacific Bag, Inc., which manufacturers unique pre-made bags for specialty coffee, tea, pet food, specialty foods, ag, chemicals, and other niche markets …

Episode 678: Value of becoming a thought leader, with Dianna Booher

February 5th, 2018


Our special encore guest today is Dianna Booher and she is the founder and CEO of Booher Research Institute and author of “COMMUNICATE LIKE A LEADER.” Dianna works with organizations to help them communicate clearly — …

Episode 677: How the new tax laws may impact you and your business -- and what to do about it, with Eric Levenhagen

February 2nd, 2018


Eric Levenhagen founded ProWise Financial Coaching (formerly known as ProWise Tax & Accounting) in 2005. His mission is to perform a comprehensive service for his clients, unlike any other firm out there, and help …

Episode 676: How to strategically create cornerstone content, with Stephen Woessner

February 1st, 2018

How to strategically create cornerstone content, with Stephen Woessner.

Good Morning Onward Nation – I’m Stephen Woessner and welcome to today’s …

Episode 675: Employee delight - not customer acquisition, with Jennifer Sertl

January 31st, 2018


Jennifer Sertl is a business strategist and internationally recognized as an influencer in social media and a thought leader in the emerging field of corporate consciousness. She is president and founder of Agility3R, a …

Episode 674: Pay attention to the turning points, with Bernie Swain

January 30th, 2018


Bernie Swain is the founder of the Washington Speakers Bureau, a lecture agency which represents many prestigious authors, politicians, journalists, …

Episdoe 673: Complexity kills execution, with Gordon Tredgold

January 29th, 2018


Gordon Tredgold is a business and IT transformation expert who has successfully delivered $100 million programs, run $300 million departments, and …

Episode 672: Using LinkedIn to target your top prospects, with Jake Jorgovan

January 26th, 2018


Jake Jorgovan is the founder of Lead Cookie, which helps B2B sales teams generate leads through done-for-you LinkedIn prospecting and Outbound …

Episode 671: How “Cause Entrepreneurs” drive demand and impact, with Tiffany Wojtkiewicz

January 25th, 2018


Tiffany Wojtkiewicz is the Chief Revenue Officer and co-founder of ONEHOPE, a lifestyle brand with a world-class vineyard and winery in the heart of Napa that makes a measurable impact for its charitable partners …

Episode 670: The chill of the sigh, with Mike O’Krent

January 24th, 2018


Mike O’Krent is the founder of Life Stories Alive, a business specializing in the making personal history “legacy” videos for families. In a …

Episode 669: Harassment, inequality, and gender bias, with Lee Caraher

January 23rd, 2018


Lee Caraher started Double Forte in 2002 as a new kind of communications firm designed to provide the best service in the business. Lee has managed …

Episode 668: Do things never before done, with Chris Dayley

January 22nd, 2018


Chris Dayley is passionate about helping businesses learn what their users want on their website through psychology based testing and analytics. He …

Episode 667: Have high standards, with Fabiola Hesslein

January 19th, 2018


Fabiola Hesslein is the co-founder and CEO of Tryon Entertainment. For over 25 years, she has led a rewarding career as a multi-faceted entertainer, …

Episode 665: Be the thought leader, with Renee Wang

January 18th, 2018


Renee Wang is the CEO and Co-Founder of CastBox, the global leading spoken audio platform pioneering in-audio search to deliver contextual recommendations for listeners of podcasts, on-demand radio, and audio books.

Episode 664: The plain truth about publishing: How to decide if you should find a publisher or self-publish, with Wendy Keller

January 17th, 2018


Wendy Keller is an award-winning former journalist, a respected literary agent, an author, speaker and acclaimed book marketing consultant. She has …

Episode 663: Shopify, ShopSnap, and conversion rates, with Gal Ratner

January 16th, 2018


Gal Ratner is an award winning technology veteran and the co-founder and CEO of ShopSnap, a modern e-commerce platform, and the founder and CEO of …

Episode 662: Have a point-of-view, with Jeff Keisler

January 15th, 2018


Jeff Kreisler is a Princeton-educated lawyer turned author, speaker, pundit, comedian, and advocate for behavioral science. He uses humor and research to understand, explain and change the world. Winner of the Bill …

Episode 661: Launch your book, with Julie Broad

January 12th, 2018


Julie Broad is an Amazon Overall #1 Best Selling Author, an International Book Award Winner, and a recipient of the Beverly Hills Book Award for Best …

Episode 660: Remain in the left lane, with David Mattson

January 11th, 2018


David Mattson is the CEO and President of Sandler Training, he oversees the corporate direction and strategy for Sandler’s global operations …

Episode 659: Monetizing Your Content, with Stephen Woessner

January 10th, 2018


Monetizing Your Content, with Stephen Woessner

Good Morning Onward Nation – I’m Stephen Woessner and my hope for you is that 2018 has started off with renewed momentum and velocity in your business.

And that you have …

Episode 658: How to Flip Wall Street, with Randy Tate

January 9th, 2018


Randy Tate is the CEO of Flipping Wall Street -- the world’s first and fully automated stock trading platform. In 2001, he started and developed Game …

Episode 657: Pricing is a brand strategy, with Mike Giannulis

January 8th, 2018


Mike Giannulis is the owner of Pixx Marketing, which specializes in lead generation for professional services and information businesses. He’s a …

Episode 656: 4.5 non-secrets to business development, with Jeffrey Gitomer

January 5th, 2018


Jeffrey Gitomer is an international sales trainer, world-renowned keynote speaker and #1 best-selling author of 13 books, including the New York Times best sellers The Sales Bible, The Little Red Book of Selling, The …

Episode 655: Change is driven by the mentee, with Ken Rutsky

January 4th, 2018


Ken Rutsky and has spent nearly 25-years in B2B marketing roles, launching the “Intel Inside” broadcast co-op program in 1994 and then the Internet’s …

Episode 654: Trust the voice, with Russ Perry

January 3rd, 2018


Russ Perry is the founder of Design Pickle — the #1 flat-rate, on-demand graphic design company in the world. And, he recently finished writing his first book entitled, The Sober Entrepreneur, a personal account of his …

Episode 653: Find your team and delegate, with Jeremy Adams

January 2nd, 2018


Jeremy Adams is one of Forbes’ &’s Top 30 Entrepreneurs Under 30 and not timid to climb the ladder of ultimate success. Prior to …

Episode 652: Blockchain and cryptocurrencies, with Terry Brock

December 29th, 2017


Terry Brock is a communicator who helps individuals and organizations master technology and relationship marketing to build their business and be …

Episode 651: From disliked to most beloved, with Tommy Breedlove

December 28th, 2017


Tommy Breedlove is the founder of Choose Goodness, a company dedicated to helping executives and entrepreneurs focus beyond the financial bottom line. By empowering leaders, Tommy bridges the gap between humanity and …

Episode 650: Be in control of your attention, with Manoj Madhusudanan

December 27th, 2017


Manoj Madhusudanan is the Co-founder and CEO of Ziligence, an AI-driven platform that reveals insights on businesses. Before starting Ziligence in 2017, Manoj led the creation of InsightBee, a platform for on-demand …

Episode 649: Broken...bitter -- or better, with Marie White

December 26th, 2017


Marie White is the author of five books, including the award-winning #1 bestseller entitled, Strength for Parents of Missing Children: Surviving Divorce, Abduction, Runaways and Foster Care. She is also a missionary, …

Episode 648: Understand the real problem, with Sander Flaum

December 22nd, 2017


Sander Flaum is CEO of Flaum Navigators, a consulting firm that helps companies accelerate business growth through transformational ideas that …

Episode 647: Systems = Success, with Carmine Denisco

December 21st, 2017


Carmine Denisco is a successful entrepreneur, inventor, author, podcaster, investor and sought after business startup consultant. Many of the …

Episode 646: The Entrepreneurial Personality Type, with Alex Charfen

December 20th, 2017


Alex Charfen is the co-founder and CEO of CHARFEN. He has spent his life seeking to understand how to make businesses grow, which evolved into the …

Episode 645: Creating a loyalist team, with Linda Adams & Abby Curnow-Chavez

December 19th, 2017


Linda Adams has over 40 years of experience as a Human Resources Executive with leadership roles at several marquee corporations such as Ford, …

Episode 644: Document your actions, with Dixie Decker

December 18th, 2017


Dixie Decker is a real estate investor and housing specialist who has extensive experience with complex real estate transactions having bought, financed, and overseen transactions in excess of $26 million. She …

Episode 643: Power of mentorship, with Kevin Bupp

December 15th, 2017


Kevin Bupp is a Florida-based real estate investor and serial entrepreneur with over $40 million of real estate transactions. Today, you will find him educating investors to locate, acquire, and create “higher than …

Episode 642: Identity crisis and how to fix it, with Vince Parry

December 14th, 2017


Vince Parry is a 30-year veteran of the health and wellness communications industry and a branding expert. He is the founder of the Parry Branding Group, and throughout his distinguished career, he has worked on many of …

Episode 641: Biggest mistake with FB ads, with Steve Weiss

December 13th, 2017


Steve Weiss is the founder & CEO of MuteSix, a performance marketing powerhouse that has grown at a rate of 300 percent per year since 2013 and is the most awarded Facebook advertising agency, with more Facebook and …

Episode 640: Keep your eyes on the outside, with Kylie Wright-Ford

December 12th, 2017


Kylie Wright-Ford is the co-author of THE LEADERSHIP MIND SWITCH, a C-level executive, board member, speaker, entrepreneur, avid traveler, and farmer. She was most recently the chief operating and strategy officer for …

Episode 639: All About People, with Andy Swann

December 11th, 2017


Andy Swann is the author of THE HUMAN WORKPLACE and leads the development and delivery of people-focused transition management for organizations undergoing change at BDG Architecture and Design. He is also the founder …

Episode 638: Write down your fears, with Dr. Glenn Livingston

December 8th, 2017


Dr. Glenn Livingston is a veteran psychologist and was the long time CEO of a multi-million dollar consulting firm which has serviced several Fortune …

Episode 637: Ask “What if?”, with Pam Wasley

December 7th, 2017


Pam Wasley is the Co-founder & CEO of Cerius Executives and Cerius Advisors. She has personally sold companies, led a management buyout, and …

Episode 636: How to be an excellent host, with Stephen Woessner

December 6th, 2017


Good Morning Onward Nation...and welcome to Episode 636.

Before we get to lesson I prepared for today’s solocast...I wanted to share with you that …

Episode 635: 76% of ad budgets wasted, with Jacob Baadsgaard

December 5th, 2017


Jacob Baadsgaard is the Founder & CEO of Disruptive Advertising, a company that helps businesses advertise and market themselves profitably and efficiently on Google and Facebook by leveraging their software and …

Episode 634: Fear means you care, with Nicole Walters

December 4th, 2017


Nicole has worked as a client-facing business executive for Fortune 500 companies in both sales and marketing for over ten years. Everyone from …

Episode 633: The Attractor Factor, with Joe Vitale

December 1st, 2017


Joe Vitale is President of Hypnotic Marketing, Inc., a marketing consulting firm and the author of many best-selling books, including “The Attractor …

Episode 632: Let go of self-judgement, with Rosalie Chamberlain

November 30th, 2017


Rosalie Chamberlain specializes in maximizing talent and productivity within organizations. Her mission is helping organizations become inclusive environments where everyone has the opportunity to succeed and to help …

Episode 631: Mentorship is Critical in Your Business, with Stephen Woessner

November 28th, 2017


Stephen is the CEO of Predictive ROI and the host of the Onward Nation podcast. He is the author of three bestselling books including the recently released Profitable Podcasting. He is also a speaker, trainer, and his …

Episode 630: 5 steps to persuasive presentations, with Dustin Mathews

November 28th, 2017


Dustin Mathews is the co-founder of Speaking Empire – the disruptive company in the leadership and education space – whose chief mission is advancing …

Episode 629: How not to fail at change, with Barbara Trautlein

November 27th, 2017


Barbara Trautlein is author of the best-selling book “Change Intelligence: Use the Power of CQ to Lead Change That Sticks”. She is the Principal and Founder of Change Catalysts and originator of the CQ System for …

Episode 628: Entrepreneurial You, with Dorie Clark

November 24th, 2017


Dorie Clark is an adjunct professor at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and the author of “Entrepreneurial You” — and — “Reinventing You” …

Episode 627: Passive Income Lessons and Strategies, with Stephen Woessner

November 22nd, 2017


Stephen is the CEO of Predictive ROI and the host of the Onward Nation podcast. He is the author of three bestselling books including the recently released Profitable Podcasting. He is also a speaker, trainer, and his …

Episode 626: How to create silent impact, with Joe Schmit

November 21st, 2017


Joe Schmit is an author, a 18-time Emmy award-winning broadcaster, community leader, and popular keynote speaker. As a sports broadcaster, he has …

Episode 625: You can win, with Shiv Kera

November 20th, 2017


Shiv Kera is the founder of Qualified Learning Systems USA. He is the author of 14 books including the international bestseller “You Can Win”, which …

Episode 624: Fastest way to create a community, with Gina Bianchini

November 17th, 2017


Gina Bianchini is the Founder & CEO of Mighty Networks…a rapidly growing SaaS platform for creating your own network effects brands and businesses –– replacing a blog or website with a niche social network. Gina and …

Episode 623: Culture is something you live, with Maxine Harris

November 16th, 2017


Maxine Harris is the CEO and co-founder of Community Connections, a large social service organization operating in Washington, D.C. She is a national expert in clinical practices for treating persons with serious mental …

Episode 622: Why 95% of your site visitors don’t buy, with Johann Van Tonder

November 15th, 2017


Johann Van Tonder is COO at AWA Digital — an award-winning conversion rate optimization agency that helps e-commerce businesses around the world grow online conversion rates and sales using a scientific process. He is …

Episode 621: The values of an entrepreneur, with Ron Schutz

November 14th, 2017


Ron Schutz consults with business owners to help them realize their full potential for their business, while also developing strategies and workable …

Episode 620: An undercover boss, with Dina Dwyer-Owens

November 13th, 2017


Dina Dwyer-Owens is the co-chair of The Dwyer Group, a service-based franchise company which now includes 19 service brands and accounts for more than $1.5 billion in system-wide sales. She’s a certified franchise …

Episode 619: Becoming the new boss, with Naphtali Hoff

November 10th, 2017


Naphtali Hoff is an executive coach and president of Impactful Coaching & Consulting. He completed his doctorate in human and organizational …

Episode 618: Build something one person will love, with Gavin Zuchlinski

November 9th, 2017


Gavin Zuchlinski is the founder of Acuity Scheduling, the slickest way for businesses to automate and manage their appointments online, allowing …

Episode 617: Be intentional, with Mike Canarelli

November 8th, 2017


Mike Canarelli is the CEO and Co-Founder of Web Talent Marketing and is recognized as one of the top digital marketing agencies in the United States …

Episode 616: Why Chat Bots?, with Peter Lisoskie

November 7th, 2017


Peter Lisoskie is the founder of Chatbot Nation — a technology that fosters a more humanized and connected relationship between people and brands …

Episode 615: Curse of knowledge, with Beth Storz

November 6th, 2017


Beth Storz is President and Innovation Process Consultant at Ideas To Go with a rich history of helping companies and brands to be more innovative. …

Episode 614: Embrace what you don’t know, with Amy Kirsch

November 3rd, 2017


Amy Kirsch is the Director of Investor Relations at RealtyShares, an online marketplace for real estate investing connecting individual and institutional investors to private U.S. real estate investments. She has over …

Episode 613: Almost died – but didn’t, with Jay Irwin

November 2nd, 2017


Our special encore guest today is Jay Irwin and he is an adventurous soul who is determined to inspire people through wilderness experiences. He …

Episode 612: The game has changed, with Stephen Woessner

November 1st, 2017


Stephen is the CEO of Predictive ROI and the host of the Onward Nation podcast. He is the author of three bestselling books including the recently released Profitable Podcasting. He is also a speaker, trainer, and his …

Episode 611: Marathon not a sprint, with Yann Ilunga

October 31st, 2017


Yann Ilunga is a podcasting consultant and the host of four podcasts. His latest show, The Podcaster Lab, teaches and discusses podcasting with a …

Episode 610: Eyes wide open, with Isaac Lidsky

October 30th, 2017


Isaac Lidsky is the New York Times best-selling author of “Eyes Wide Open: Overcoming Obstacles and Recognizing Opportunities in a World That Can’t See Clearly.” Diagnosed with a blinding eye disease when he was 13 …

Episode 609: 44 surprising ways, with Aaron Hendon

October 27th, 2017


Aaron Hendon is one of the top real estate agents in Seattle, Washington. He and his team bring together a diverse background and history, including transformational leadership, entrepreneurial start-ups, and …

Episode 608: Hire giants!, with Craig Ballantyne

October 26th, 2017


Craig Ballantyne is the author of “The Perfect Day Formula: How to Own the Day and Control Your Life”. He discovered The 5 Pillars of Success, which …

Episode 607: Joyful leadership, with Rich Sheridan

October 25th, 2017


Rich Sheridan is the CEO and co-founder of Menlo Innovations and author of “Joy, Inc.: How We Built a Workplace People Love”. His company was founded with the purpose of bringing joy to the world through software and to …

Episode 606: Founder frustrations, with Les Trachtman

October 24th, 2017


Les Trachtman is the CEO of The Trachtman Group, focusing on helping companies grow and scale, as well as managing director of “Purview”, an early stage company focused on disrupting the medical imaging business. For …

Episode 605: LinkedIn Ad strategies, with AJ Wilcox

October 23rd, 2017


AJ Wilcox is a LinkedIn ads pro who founded, an agency that specializes in account management and consulting with LinkedIn Ads. He is …

Episode 604: Kiss the Ground, with Josh Tickell

October 20th, 2017


Josh Tickell is an award winning film director and bestselling author. His films and books focus on critical issues including the need for alternative energy, reversing climate change, and the power of Millennials to …

Episode 603: High gear, with Anne Deeter Gallaher

October 19th, 2017


Our special encore guest today is Anne Deeter Gallaher and she is the Owner and CEO of Deeter Gallaher Group, a marketing, public relations, and digital media firm. She is the co-author of the book, “Students in High …

Episode 602: Live in the moment, with Ava Kaufman

October 18th, 2017


Ava Kaufman has the heart of a 17-year-old boy…literally. Just a few years ago, she was a successful businesswoman in Los Angeles, but after being …

Episode 601: Don’t ask for easy, with Chad Hendricks

October 17th, 2017


Chad Hendricks is the vice president, owner, and digital marketing manager at Brand Outcomes. He is also the host of the top rated Recruit and Retain Podcast. He is an entrepreneur at heart with a natural attraction to …

Episode 600: Why you need a Trojan Horse of Sales, with Stephen Woessner

October 16th, 2017


Good Morning, Onward Nation…I’m Stephen Woessner and welcome to Episode 600!

Today’s episode is going to be a solocast — where I fly solo without a …

Episode 599: Problem solving, with Nathan Hirsch

October 13th, 2017


Nathan Hirsch is a serial entrepreneur, an expert in remote hiring, and eCommerce guru. Selling online since 2010, Nate has sold well over $25 …

Episode 598: Do something uncomfortable, with Nancy Bleeke

October 12th, 2017


Nancy Bleeke has spent years in the trenches as a Sales Professional, Sales Manager, and Sales Coach. She is the winner of the Top Sales World …

Episode 597: Clicksand, with Bill Troy

October 11th, 2017


Bill Troy is an Inc. 500 CEO who, for 25 years, has helped global brands like Sony, Disney and Nestle see the world from a different perspective. As CEO of Civilis Marketing, Bill and his team help companies initiate …

Episode 596: Unlock the leader, with Yigal Adato

October 10th, 2017


Yigal Adato is a leadership expert, speaker, and an executive coach to business owners and is on a mission to build a legion of leaders. He dedicates himself to helping business owners master self-leadership skills, …

Episode 595: Nothing phases me, with Charles Carroll

October 9th, 2017


Charles Carroll is an eight-time Culinary Olympian, speaker and Executive Chef of the third busiest country club in the United States – Houston’s …

Episode 594: She leads, with Adrienne Garland

October 6th, 2017


Adrienne Garland is the founder of She Leads Media, a media company dedicated to leadership – both professionally and personally – for women, worldwide. The mission of She Leads Media is to inspire, educate and …

Episode 593: Always show up, with Lauren Magura

October 5th, 2017


Lauren Magura is the founder and CEO of Cinematcher – the matchmaking app for film, TV, and digital media jobs and events. She came up with the idea of Cinematcher through her passion for connecting people. Lauren has a …

Episode 592: Verify everything, with Charles Dobens

October 4th, 2017


Charles Dobens is the co-founder of the Multifamily Investing Academy – an educational foundation dedicated to working with new investors to train …

Episode 591: Ring-fence your mind, with Vince Menzione

October 3rd, 2017


Vince Menzione is the founder of Cloud Wave Partners, a company that helps technology organizations build profitable relationships and execute …

Episode 590: Connect the dots, with Brian Safdari

October 2nd, 2017


Brian Safdari is America’s Leading College Admissions and Funding Expert. He has helped over 25,000 families get their child accepted into their …

Episode 589: Why the grind and hustle matter, with Thom King

September 29th, 2017


Thom King is the founder of Steviva Brands, one of the largest importers, manufacturers, and distributors of clean-label sweetening systems and natural sweeteners that provide consumers with a healthy alternative to …

Episode 588: Get shoulder-to-shoulder, with Tony Daloisio

September 28th, 2017


Tony Daloisio is the author of CHANGE! THE WAY YOU CHANGE, a principal of The Highlands Group and founder and CEO of Charter Oak Consulting. He …

Episode 587: Solve the presenting problem, with Bix and Joe Bickson

September 27th, 2017


Bix and Joe Bickson are organizational consultants who have consulted with major corporations, institutions, non-profit organizations and individuals …

Episode 586: Serve powerfully, with Meredith Bell

September 26th, 2017


Meredith Bell is co-founder and President of Performance Support Systems, a global software company whose products are used by business consultants, …

Episode 585: Have a "saw" meeting, with Evan Hackel

September 25th, 2017


Evan Hackel is the creator of the concept and the author of, “Ingaging Leadership”.  He’s a successful business owner who has started more than 10 …

Episode 584: Win or Learn, with Justin Copie

September 22nd, 2017


Justin Copie is the CEO of Innovative Solutions and is leading a bold move forward — instilling growth in employees and inspiring change well beyond …

Episode 583: Be stubborn and determined, with Lori Ames

September 21st, 2017


Lori Ames, a veteran book publicist, is the president and founder of ThePRFreelancer, a public relations agency specializing in publicity, marketing, and public relations for non-fiction book authors. She started her …

Episode 582: Ask yourself the right questions, with Murray Priestley

September 20th, 2017


Murray Priestley is a partner at Global Private Partners, a private equity investment firm based in Hong Kong. Since 1988, he’s provided executive level management to a range of businesses. Working from an in-depth …

Episode 581: 12% of the Dallas Cowboys, with John Mitchell.

September 19th, 2017


John Mitchell nearly owned 12 percent of the Dallas Cowboys and shares the incredible story at the beginning of our interview. Today, John is an entrepreneur and founder of “Think It, Be it” — a human performance …

Episode 580: Mindset is more important than skill set, with Evan Polin.

September 18th, 2017


Evan Polin is the co-author of SELLING PROFESSIONAL SERVICES THE SANDLER WAY which teaches non-selling professionals how to sell. He is also a …

Episode 579: Power your tribe, with Christine Comaford.

September 15th, 2017


Christine Comaford is a leadership and culture coach and New York Times bestselling author. For over 30 years, she has helped leaders navigate growth …

Episode 578: Be vulnerable, with Shawn Murphy.

September 14th, 2017


Shawn Murphy serves as CEO of WorqIQ, formerly Switch and Shift, an organization that helps leaders transform the work experience to be positive, energizing & optimistic. His debut book, “The Optimistic Workplace: …

Episode 577: Live large, with Elizabeth Crook.

September 13th, 2017


Elizabeth Crook has been the CEO of Orchard Advisors for the past 20+ years and in that role, has helped other CEOs and entrepreneurs think and act …

Episode 576: Lead True, with Dr. Jeff Thompson.

September 12th, 2017


Dr. Jeff Thompson is an executive advisor and chief executive officer emeritus at Gundersen Health System, pediatrician, author, and speaker. His experience in leadership is far-reaching, having led diverse teams, …

Episode 575: How to exit, with David Fairley.

September 11th, 2017


David Fairley is the founder and president of Website, a brokerage that specializes in selling established and profitable …

Episode 574: Internationalize your business, with Stephen Petith.

September 8th, 2017


Stephen Petith is an internationalization architect, working to create internationalized businesses and lifestyles for his clients. He has started, …

Episode 573: Sales is the customer, with Sam Mallikarjunan.

September 7th, 2017


Sam Mallikarjunan is a Marketing Fellow at HubSpot and former Head of Growth at HubSpot Labs, the somewhat-secret experimental arm of the world’s #1 Sales & Marketing platform. Sam teaches Advanced Digital Marketing …

Episode 572: Change the way you change, with Kendall Lyman.

September 6th, 2017


Kendall Lyman is the author of “CHANGE THE WAY YOU CHANGE!”, a founding principal of The Highlands Group, a firm specializing in strategy, organizational change, and leadership development. He helps leaders around the …

Episode 571: Scaling talent, with Mark Sears.

September 5th, 2017


Mark Sears is Founder and CEO of Cloud Factory, a fast-growing startup focused on changing how the world works. They’re using technology to make it …

Episode 570: Instinct to win, with Christina Crawford.

September 1st, 2017


Christina Crawford is the president of Bubble Pop Beauty, an Atlanta-based, e-commerce hair and skincare brand designed for young female consumers. …

Episode 569: Embracing progress, with Sophie Wade.

August 31st, 2017


Sophie Wade is the author of EMBRACING PROGRESS and the founder of Flexcel Network, which provides consulting services to maximize the benefits and …

Episode 568: One life fully lived, with Tim Rhode.

August 30th, 2017


Tim Rhode is the creative force behind He is a rare individual who “walks the walk” of what he teaches. Tim came from a very …

Episode 567: Do what others aren’t willing to do, with Brad Chandler.

August 29th, 2017


Brad Chandler is CEO of Express Homebuyers and President of Brad Chandler Coaching. Brad read a book about buying real estate with no money down when he was in the 9th grade and has been passionate about it ever since. …

Episode 566: Push into a problem, with Seth Buechley.

August 28th, 2017


Seth Buechley is a serial entrepreneur with a unique background. He grew up in a commune in the woods of southern Oregon, married his high school …

Episode 565: Stories that inspire, with Robin Behrstock.

August 25th, 2017


Robin Behrstock has been starting businesses since she was a kid. Most of them were failures, which — as they should — became learning experiences. …

Episode 564: Comfort is the enemy of exceptional, with Kelly Roach.

August 24th, 2017


Kelly Roach handled hundreds of millions in assets and managed dozens of teams across 17 locations to engineer record-breaking turnarounds for companies and departments in the Fortune 500 company she helped led..all …

Episode 563: Facebook ad secrets, with Jaymie Tarshis.

August 23rd, 2017


Jaymie Tarshis is a marketing strategist that helps small businesses and entrepreneurs get more traffic, leads, and sales by leveraging the power of Facebook ads. If you want to grow your business and create a system …

Episode 562: Fastest path to cash, with Adam Urbanski.

August 22nd, 2017


Adam Urbanski arrived in United States from Poland with only $194 in his pocket and a limited ability to speak English. Within 10-years, he was able …

Episode 561: How to sell your business, with Ace Chapman.

August 21st, 2017


Ace Chapman bought his first business when he was 19 years old. It was an online stock market simulator called CoolWallStreet. After selling it, and …

Episode 560: Your one-way ticket, with Moustafa Hamwi.

August 18th, 2017


Moustafa Hamwi is recognized as the world’s leading expert on “Passionate Leadership.” He has achieved in one year what took others 20 years to achieve…to an extent he has been nicknamed “Mr. Passion”. He has …

Episode 559: Stay on a path, with Robert Kohler.

August 17th, 2017


Robert Kohler founded Kohler Law Group over 20 years ago and his firm has represented thousands of venture-backed and publicly-traded technology …

Episode 558: Power of your inner circle, with Calvin Correli.

August 16th, 2017


Calvin Correli is an artist, entrepreneur, and the CEO of a holistically focused, multi-million dollar software company called Simplero. Calvin is …

Episode 557: Raising resilient teens, with Lisa Allanson and Lisa McDonough.

August 15th, 2017


Lisa Allanson and Lisa McDonough have over 25 years experience in Human Resources Management and Leadership Coaching — and they are the founders of Teenhackz. Lisa and Lisa are on a mission to shape the future of work …

Episode 556: Be humble and kind, with Kathy Knowles.

August 14th, 2017


Kathy Knowles is a speaker, trainer, and consultant who speaks on The Seven Step System for Creating more Purpose, Profit, and Possibilities rather …

Episode 555: Walking through fire, with Pamela Herrmann.

August 11th, 2017


Pamela Herrmann is a best-selling author, host of the daily video series, “The Morning Would Show”, a national keynote speaker and co-founder of …

Episode 554: Shortest path to revenue, with Jessica Nazarali.

August 10th, 2017


Jessica Nazarali knew from an early age that personal development would be part of her life’s work. But it wasn’t until she started a passion project …

Episode 553: Four Keys to Navigating Success, with Stephen Woessner.

August 9th, 2017


Stephen is the CEO of Predictive ROI and the host of the Onward Nation podcast. He is the author of three bestselling books including the recently released Profitable Podcasting. He is also a speaker, trainer, and his …

Episode 552: Just start paddling, with Mark Howley.

August 8th, 2017


Mark Howley is the CEO and majority owner of Pacific Bag, Inc., which manufacturers unique pre-made bags for specialty coffee, tea, pet food, specialty foods, ag, chemicals, and other niche markets around the world. …

Episode 551: Be courageous, with Mac Prichard.

August 7th, 2017


Mac Prichard is the founder and publisher of Mac’s List, an online community for people looking for rewarding, creative, and meaningful work. More …

Episode 550: 7 epiphany breakthroughs, with David Covey.

August 4th, 2017


David Covey is co-author of the new book, “Trap Tales: Outsmarting the 7 Hidden Obstacles to Success.” David is also the 3rd son of Stephen R. Covey, author of the groundbreaking book, “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective …

Episode 549: Lead with purpose, with John Dame.

August 3rd, 2017


John Dame is a business strategist who has built a reputation for insightful evaluation, planning, and a passion for driving results — all of which …

Episode 548: The legacy of wisdom, with Gabrielle Taylor.

August 2nd, 2017


Gabrielle Taylor is the author of the book, “LEGACY OF WISDOM”, where she blends practical scientific research and multi-generational family stories …

Episode 547: Master your intrusive thoughts, with Angela Ficken.

August 1st, 2017


Angela Ficken is a psychotherapist in Boston. She began her career as a senior clinical social worker at McLean Hospital and was a primary therapist …

Episode 546: Listen and learn, with Dr. Hans Finzel.

July 31st, 2017


Dr. Hans Finzel is a successful author, speaker and trusted authority in the field of leadership. For 20 years, he served as President of …

Episode 545: Pursuit of time and money, with Dr. Sharon Spano.

July 28th, 2017


Sharon Spano has a PhD in Human and Organizational Systems. She is an author, corporate business strategist, workforce expert, professional speaker, and former radio host of WorkSmart Live. Sharon empowers business …

Episode 544: One small yes, with Misty Lown.

July 27th, 2017


Misty is the founder, president, and energized force behind More Than Just Great Dancing. Her mantra that drives her and her team is “We don’t teach kids to make great dancers, we teach dance to make great kids.”

Episode 543: 5 keys to building a great brand, with Rick Cesari.

July 26th, 2017


Rick Cesari is the Founder and CEO of Cesari Media — one of the top brand building and response generating agencies in North America. Rick has been a pioneer in the direct response industry since the early 90s and has …

Episode 542: Just solve the problem, with Adam Hudson.

July 25th, 2017


Adam Hudson is a serial entrepreneur who has built several multi-million dollar companies in both Australia and the United States. Adam is an Amazon …

Episode 541: Build your business credit, with Ty Crandall.

July 24th, 2017


Ty Crandall is an internationally known speaker, author, and business credit expert. With over 17 years of financial experience, Ty is recognized as an authority in business credit building and is the author of two …

Episode 540: Success starts from the inside-out, with Jason Treu.

July 21st, 2017


Jason Treu is an executive coach who works with senior leaders to help fully develop their leadership potential and increase their performance. He …

Episode 539: Do the most impactful thing, with Tom Mulliez.

July 20th, 2017


Tom Mulliez is a father, husband, entrepreneur, and the visionary behind iTREKKERS. Tom founded the company in 2014 after realizing that bringing …

Episode 538: Protect your business online, with Richard Chapo.

July 19th, 2017


Richard Chapo is an Internet lawyer by day — and — avid traveler whenever he has time. Based in San Diego, Richard has been practicing law for nearly 25 years. He advises online businesses small and large on how best to …

Episode 537: Went from 80-hours to 20, with Matt Inglot.

July 18th, 2017


Matt Inglot is the creator where he helps freelance designers, developers, and marketers to win clients and build a dream lifestyle through freelancing. Matt’s expertise comes from running a …

Episode 536: Close the skills gap, with Patty Alper.

July 17th, 2017


Patty Alper is author of “Teach to Work: How a Mentor, a Mentee, and a Project Can Close the Skills Gap in America.” Patty’s 35-year career as an entrepreneur and business executive, coupled with two decades of hands-on …

Episode 535: Cyber security checklist for small biz, with Adam Anderson.

July 14th, 2017


Adam Anderson is a long-time small business owner who also happens to be one of the leading authorities on small business cyber security. He is a serial entrepreneur, author, founder, and chairman of Palmetto Security …

Episode 534: The 52 Habits, with Bruce Eckfeldt.

July 13th, 2017


After 10-years of running the company he founded -- and having worked with dozens of early-stage founders and CEOs -- Bruce Eckfeldt developed 52 habits that help entrepreneurs be better managers -- because most …

Episode 533: Crisis of disengagement, with Andrew Sherman.

July 12th, 2017


Andrew Sherman is a Partner and Chair of the Washington, D.C. corporate department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. His practice is focused on issues affecting business growth for companies at all stages, including licensing and …

Episode 532: What is your what?, with Steve Olsher.

July 11th, 2017


Steve Olsher is known as the world’s foremost reinvention expert. Famous for helping individuals and corporations become exceptionally clear on their WHAT – that is, the ONE thing they were created to do – his …

Episode 531: The Native Advertising Advantage, with Mike Smith.

July 10th, 2017


Mike Smith is the author of “THE NATIVE ADVERTISING ADVANTAGE” and senior vice president of revenue platforms and operations for Hearst Magazine’s Digital Media and senior vice president of advertising platforms for …

Episode 530: $200k in tax savings, with Craig Cody.

July 7th, 2017


Craig Cody is a Certified Tax Coach and the owner of the New York City based accounting firm, Craig Cody & Company. Craig belongs to a select group of tax practitioners who’ve undergone extensive training and …

Episode 529: How to thrive, with Lou Diamond.

July 6th, 2017


Lou Diamond is a master at putting great people in touch with other great people. He has over 25-years of experience in sales, relationship management, business development and executive coaching. Lou’s authenticity, …

Episode 528: Top sales hacking tools, with Cole Fox.

July 5th, 2017


Cole Fox is a passionate believer in sales and entrepreneurship. He started his career in the wine industry and then immediately founded a vodka …

Episode 527: View from the top, with Aaron Walker.

July 3rd, 2017


Aaron Walker is without question a veteran entrepreneur. Starting his first business at 18 and selling to a Fortune 500 company nine short years later demonstrates Aaron’s passion for succeeding. Unwilling to rest on …

Episode 526: Have short-term patience, with Scott Dubois.

June 30th, 2017


Scott Dubois is the co-founder of Pidalia, a digital agency in Boston, that provides clients with solutions to their challenges in advertising, …

Episode 525: Master your limiting beliefs, with Jocelyn Jones.

June 29th, 2017


Jocelyn Jones is an Instagram expert, international speaker, international bestselling author, and online marketing consultant. Her socializing …

Episode 524: Build your pipeline for talent, with Kelly Hatfield.

June 28th, 2017


Kelly Hatfield has been in the Recruiting / HR field for 20 years as a successful business owner and entrepreneur. She is co-founder of the firm …

Episode 523: Become a “talent brand”, with Lee Caraher.

June 27th, 2017


Lee Caraher is the CEO of Double Forte, a public relations and digital marketing firm based in San Francisco with offices in Boston and New York City. Lee is an acclaimed communication strategist and known for her …

Episode 522: Be a master marketer, with Roberta Matuson.

June 26th, 2017


Roberta Matuson is the president of Matuson Consulting, and for over 25-years, she has helped leaders at General Motors, New Balance, The Boston Beer …

Episode 521: Write your Vision Story, with Scott Beebe.

June 23rd, 2017


Scott Beebe is the founder and head coach of, and the host of the “Business On Purpose” podcast. He liberates Small Business owners from the chaos of working IN their business and helps to get …

Episode 520: How programmatic adds value, with Vera Fischer.

June 22nd, 2017


Vera Fischer is founder and CEO of 97 Degrees West — a rock solid awesome agency in Austin, Texas. The agency has been the recipient of 15 …

Episode 519: Don’t die with your music still in you, with Corey Jahnke.

June 21st, 2017


Corey Jahnke is the Chief Imagineer at Mind*Star Academy, a Best-Selling Author, Speaker, Coach, Community Pharmacist, Lifelong Learner, and Enthusiastic Dog Lover. Corey has devoted his life to helping people …

Episode 518: Get your MOJO back, with Nikki Fogden-Moore.

June 20th, 2017


Nikki Fogden-Moore is known as the Mojo Maker. She specializes in working with Fortune 500 CEOs, entrepreneurs, and their highly-driven organizations to create the business and life they want. The true 1 percenters. Her …

Episode 517: Revenue doesn’t solve all problems, with Vinnie Fisher.

June 19th, 2017


Vinnie Fisher is an entrepreneur, author, husband, and father. Vinnie left a successful law practice as a corporate and tax attorney in 2007 to drive …

Episode 516: 16-years old and changing the game, with Jesse Kay.

June 16th, 2017


Jesse Kay is a 16-year-old junior in high school and the host of the 20 Under 20s Podcast where he interviews successful entrepreneurs in their 20s …

Episode 515: The cornerstones to biz dev, with Drew McLellan.

June 15th, 2017


Drew McLellan is a 25-year marketing veteran who helps clients create authentic love affairs with their customers. Drew has run his own agency, the McLellan Marketing Group for over 20 years and helps the owners of over …

Episode 514: Strong-flexible-fair relationships, with Michael Papanek.

June 14th, 2017


Michael Papanek is the author of “FROM BREAKDOWN TO BREAKTHROUGH: Forging Resilient Business Relationships In The Heat Of Change” and is the …

Episode 513: Watermelon in the garden hose, with Carl Gould.

June 13th, 2017


Carl Gould serves as the emcee for “EO Nerve” and “Facilitator of Breakthrough the Barriers” and “The Firewalk Experience.” Carl is a business growth …

Episode 512: Resilience is key to success, with Karla Nelson.

June 12th, 2017


Karla Nelson has built several businesses and has learned that in business and in life, “Relationships Are Everything.” And now she had put it all in a form that’s easy to learn and use: The People Catalysts which is …

Episode 511: Trading up the chain, with Aaron Agius.

June 9th, 2017


Aaron Agius is one of the world’s leading digital marketers according to Forbes. He is CEO of Louder Online, one of the world’s leading digital and inbound marketing agencies and works with clients such as Salesforce, …

Episode 510: Become an essentialist, with Nick Snapp.

June 8th, 2017


Nick Snapp is building the most effective, action-driven accountability platform for entrepreneurs on the planet, Real Accountable. He is the owner …

Episode 509: Smooth sailing to business growth, with Lyndsay Phillips.

June 7th, 2017


Lyndsay Phillips is a serial entrepreneur, self-professed organizational freak, client-appointed task master plus project ninja, and warrior content marketer for life & business coaches, accountants, and other …

Episode 508: Be the hero of your story, with Karim Bishay.

June 6th, 2017


Karim Bishay helps companies become insanely efficient. His purpose at Living Orgs is to empower organizations towards a clear, agile structure, and …

Episode 507: The strategy of being helpful, with Rob Greenlee.

June 5th, 2017


Rob Greenlee is the Head of Content at and He was inducted into the Academy of Podcasters Hall of Fame in 2017 and served as the EVP / CTO at — and — formerly as the Content and …

Episode 506: Have the appetite for calculated risks, with Marc Vollenweider.

June 2nd, 2017


Marc Vollenweider is co-founder and Chief Strategist of Evalueserve, an industry-influencing global research, analytics, and data management …

Episode 505: Be true to your personality, with Dr. Diane Hamilton.

June 1st, 2017


Dr. Diane Hamilton is a speaker, nationally-syndicated radio show host, author, and educator. She focuses on emotional intelligence, engagement, generational conflict, and other common business success-related issues. …

Episode 504: 5 fingers of the golden glove, with Terry Dean.

May 31st, 2017


Terry Dean went from delivering pizzas for $8 an hour to creating a full-time income online in 1996. He has been called one of the grandfathers of …

Episode 503: Vision - Traction - Healing, with Ron Kaminski.

May 30th, 2017


For more than a decade, Ron Kaminski has helped organizations and leaders build high-performance teams. Specializing in workplace culture, change …

Episode 502: Your 2x2x2 strategy, with Dianna Booher.

May 26th, 2017


Dianna Booher is founder and CEO of Booher Research Institute and author of “COMMUNICATE LIKE A LEADER.” Dianna works with organizations to help them communicate clearly — and with leaders — to expand their influence by …

Episode 501: CEO: A day in the life of, with Jessica Rhodes.

May 25th, 2017


Jessica Rhodes is the founder and CEO of, the premier Guest Booking agency for podcasters and guest experts, and she is the acclaimed author of Interview Connections: How to #RockThePodcast From …

Episode 500: Run toward problems, with Ben Chiriboga.

May 24th, 2017


Ben Chiriboga is an entrepreneur, lawyer, and growth counselor dedicated to the idea of unlocking everyone’s inner entrepreneur. Through his ventures “You the Createur,” “En Masse Growth Counsel,” and “LeanGC”…Ben is in …

Episode 499: Stop wandering in the wilderness, with Matthew Turner.

May 23rd, 2017


Matthew Turner is an author and storyteller who works with entrepreneurs, founders, and creative thinkers to build thriving businesses that light a fire within them. After interviewing 163 authority figures, Matthew’s …

Episode 498: Play small ball, with Bobby Klinck.

May 22nd, 2017


Bobby Klinck is a best-selling author and intellectual property attorney. He helps entrepreneurs, startups, and innovators harness the power of their intellectual property rights and reduce exposure to lawsuits or brand …

Episode 497: Why leadership flow matters, with Croft Edwards.

May 19th, 2017


Croft Edwards is a Master Certified Coach, Social Media Influencer, President of CROFT + Company, and the genesis behind LeadershipFlow, the study of how to help individuals and organizations be at their best. He has …

Episode 496: The “Triple I” Principle, with Mark Asquith.

May 18th, 2017


Mark Asquith is a serial entrepreneur who has built globally successful design & marketing, SaaS and digital businesses since he quit his job in …

Episode 495: The Hockey Stick Principles, with Bobby Martin.

May 17th, 2017


Bobby Martin believes that too many startup founders pivot too early, quit too early, and expect rapid takeoff. Through his experience of starting and selling First Research (a leader in sales intelligence) for $26 …

Episode 494: How to drive traffic and leads, with Lindsey Anderson.

May 16th, 2017


Lindsey Anderson is often called “One-Click Lindsey.” She is a web strategy expert who works with small business owners to help them utilize the web to produce more website traffic and leads. Lindsey is the founder and …

Episode 493: The Ultimate Success Map, with Thor Conklin.

May 15th, 2017


Thor Conklin is an entrepreneur, profitability consultant, and host of his daily podcast, Peak Performers. This marks his 17th year as an …

Episode 492: Out teach your competition, with Scott Schwertly.

May 12th, 2017


Scott Schwertly is the Founder and CEO of Ethos3 and the creator of Badge, a proprietary presentation assessment tool, which helps presenters …

Episode 491: How innovation really works, with Dr. Anne Marie.

May 11th, 2017


Dr. Anne Marie Knott is the author of “HOW INNOVATION REALLY WORKS: Using The Trillion-Dollar R&D Fix To Drive Growth.” She is a Professor of …

Episode 490: How to sell a $30,000 sponsorship (Part 2), with Stephen Woessner.

May 10th, 2017


Stephen is the CEO of Predictive ROI and the host of the Onward Nation podcast. He is the author of two bestselling books, speaker, trainer, and his digital marketing insights have been featured in SUCCESS, …

Episode 489: Vulnerability is your greatest power, with Dov Baron.

May 9th, 2017


Dov Baron has been speaking internationally for over 30-years, he’s the man with a finger on the pulse of the evolving world of NextGen leadership. …

Episode 488: Influence lasts a lifetime, with Dr. Mark Goulston.

May 8th, 2017


Dr. Mark Goulston is widely regarded as a “people hacker,” in that he listens “into” people and intuitively reads their minds. He started out in his …

Episode 487: Power of 1 Daily Discipline, with Chris Prefontaine.

May 5th, 2017


Chris Prefontaine has been in the trenches of the real estate industry for over 25 years. He has learned the business from the ground up by building over 100 single family homes, owning a Realty Executives franchise, …

Episode 486: Connect your values with your money, with Phil Town.

May 4th, 2017


Phil Town is an investor, motivational speaker, hedge fund manager and two-time New York Times best-selling author. Through “Rule #1 Investing”, he …

Episode 485: The truth about your future, with Ric Edelman.

May 3rd, 2017


Ric Edelman is widely regarded as one of the top advisors in the advisory field, having been named in 2016 among the country’s Top 10 Wealth Advisors by Forbes Magazine — and — the nation’s #1 Independent Financial …

Episode 484: You have 1 shot at this, with Mike O’Krent.

May 2nd, 2017


Mike O’Krent is the founder of LifeStories Alive, a business specializing in the making personal history “legacy” videos for families. In a …

Episode 483: Find your intrinsic motivation, with Todd Tresidder.

May 1st, 2017


Todd Tresidder has been a serial entrepreneur since childhood. He went on to build his own wealth as a hedge fund investment manager before “retiring” at age 35. He grew his net worth from less than zero at 23 to the …

Episode 482: Enjoy the failures, with Moran Pober.

April 28th, 2017


Moran Pober is the founder of abd Assets and former soldier in the IDF — Israel Defense Forces. Moran has had extensive dealings with many …

Episode 481: No one wants to buy your job, with Mark Stoner.

April 27th, 2017


Mark Stoner, author of “BLUE-COLLAR GOLD: How To Build A Service Business From The Dirt Up,” has been in the chimney industry for 30-years. He ran a one-truck company for 18-years until 2003, when he changed his path …

Episode 480: How to sell a $30,000 sponsorship (Part 1), with Stephen Woessner.

April 26th, 2017


Stephen is the CEO of Predictive ROI and the host of the Onward Nation podcast. He is the author of two bestselling books, speaker, trainer, and his digital marketing insights have been featured in SUCCESS, …

Episode 479: Make-sales-easier, with Tom Hogan.

April 25th, 2017


Tom Hogan is the author of “THE ULTIMATE START-UP GUIDE: Marketing Lessons, War Stories, And Hard-Won Advice From Leading Venture Capitalists And Angel Investors,” has more than 25-years of marketing experience, …

Episode 478: How to build high trust, with Dr. Paul Zak.

April 24th, 2017


Dr. Paul Zak is the author of the new book “TRUST FACTOR: The Science Of Creating High-Performance Companies”, is founding Director of the Center for …

Episode 477: Is franchising right for you, with Dr. John P. Hayes.

April 21st, 2017


Dr. John Hayes was introduced to the franchise community in 1979 while an assistant professor at Temple University. Dr. Hayes has since been a franchisee of several concepts, a franchisor of a major American franchise …

Episode 476: Do it right the first time, with Kevin Van Eekeren.

April 20th, 2017


Kevin Van Eekeren started his career as a logistic officer for a S.W.A.T. team, that gave him insight into the criminal justice world and he soon found that training S.W.A.T. teams was the best way to reduce the use of …

Episode 475: What gets between you and your greatness, with Lolly Daskal.

April 19th, 2017


Lolly Daskal is the founder of Lead from Within, a global leadership and consulting firm based in New York City. With more than 30-years of …

Episode 474: You don’t get paid for effort, with Amy Bruske.

April 18th, 2017


Amy Bruske, author of BUSINESS IS BUSINESS: Reality Checks for Family-Owned Companies, is the president of Kolbe Corp and leads seminars for business …

Episode 473: Embrace our differences, with Sara Taylor.

April 17th, 2017


Sara Taylor is the president and founder of deepSEE Consulting. She is a nationally-recognized speaker and consultant specializing in the areas of …

Episode 472: Living a fulfilled day, with Tony Grebmeier.

April 14th, 2017


Tony Grebmeier is a builder. While most well-known for building a multi-million dollar business with his childhood friends, it is Tony’s mission to …

Episode 471: Look out -- and -- around, with Jared Nichols.

April 13th, 2017


Jared Nichols is a deep futures strategist, executive advisor, speaker, and coach. He provides the tools to help business owners and their …

Episode 470: Most painful lesson learned, with Stephen Woessner.

April 12th, 2017


Stephen is the CEO of Predictive ROI and the host of the Onward Nation podcast. He is the author of two bestselling books, speaker, trainer, and his digital marketing insights have been featured in SUCCESS, …

Episode 469: Salespeople are made, with David Mattson.

April 11th, 2017


David Mattson serves as the CEO and President of Sandler Training, he oversees the corporate direction and strategy for Sandler’s global operations …

Episode 468: Play a game bigger than yourself, with Corey Kupfer.

April 10th, 2017


Corey Kupfer has negotiated successful deals for over 30 years as an entrepreneur and lawyer. He’s the author of Authentic Negotiating: Clarity, …

Episode 467: Win or learn, with Mark Walker.

April 7th, 2017


Mark Walker has been a real estate investor since 2004 and founded Luxmana Investments in 2011. Mark has successfully overseen the operations of his …

Episode 466: What is your moral imperative?, with Kathy Kolbe.

April 6th, 2017


Kathy Kolbe is the author of the new book BUSINESS IS BUSINESS: Reality Checks for Family-Owned Companies and is also the global leader in …

Episode 465: How successful people think long-term, with Stephen Woessner.

April 5th, 2017


Stephen is the CEO of Predictive ROI and the host of the Onward Nation podcast. He is the author of two bestselling books, speaker, trainer, and his digital marketing insights have been featured in SUCCESS, …

Episode 464: Perfection is not a destination, with Jim Bouchard.

April 4th, 2017


Through his life in martial arts, Jim Bouchard transformed himself from dropout, drug abuse, and failure to successful entrepreneur and a Black Belt. …

Episode 463: It’s an A-Player Thing, with Rick Crossland.

April 3rd, 2017


Rick Crossland is an internationally known expert and thought leader on A Player Talent. His innovative approach to developing and validating high performers has been published in leading business sites such as …

Episode 462: Invention of the smartphone, with Dr. Rocco Martino.

March 31st, 2017


Dr. Rocco Martino is the inventor of the SmartPhone — and — has been a pioneer in the tech industry for 65 years. He is the author of 28 non-fiction books and five novels. His most recent book is entitled, “The Coming …

Episode 461: Stagnation kills companies, with Frank Cottle.

March 30th, 2017


Frank Cottle is CEO of Alliance Virtual Offices and Chairman of the Alliance Business Centers Network with over 650 centers operating in 42 counties. He is the recognized expert on flexible working, the virtual office …

Episode 460: How to get a sponsor for your podcast, with Stephen Woessner.

March 30th, 2017


Stephen is the CEO of Predictive ROI and the host of the Onward Nation podcast. He is the author of two bestselling books, speaker, trainer, and his digital marketing insights have been featured in SUCCESS, …

Episode 459: The Best Team Wins, with Adam Robinson.

March 28th, 2017


Adam Robinson is the author of the new book of “THE BEST TEAM WINS: Build Your Business Through Predictive Hiring,” and the founder and CEO of …

Episode 458: Launching to leading, with Ken Rutsky.

March 27th, 2017


Ken Rutsky is the author of the new book, “LAUNCHING TO LEADING: How B2B Market Leaders Create Flash Mobs, Marshal Parades, And Ignite Movements.” …

Episode 457: Challenge your assumptions, with Chris Dayley.

March 24th, 2017


Chris Dayley is passionate about helping businesses learn what their users want on their website, through psychology based testing, and analytics. He …

Episode 456: Trust your gut, with Michael Sacca.

March 23rd, 2017


Michael Sacca is the President of Crew and Host of He started his career by moving to LA and pursuing music. After three years of waiting tables and little success, he decided to teach himself how to …

Episode 455: How to use LinkedIn to fill your sales pipeline like a pro, with Stephen Woessner.

March 23rd, 2017


Stephen is the CEO of Predictive ROI and the host of the Onward Nation podcast. He is the author of two bestselling books, speaker, trainer, and his digital marketing insights have been featured in SUCCESS, …

Episode 454: Mindful money, with Jonathan DeYoe.

March 21st, 2017


Jonathan DeYoe is the author of “MINDFUL MONEY: Simple Practices For Reaching Your Financial Goals And Increasing Your Happiness Dividend,” a California-based financial advisor. During his twenty years as an advisor, he …

Episode 453: Can you reverse engineer?, with Jill Schiefelbein.

March 20th, 2017


Jill Schiefelbein is an award-winning business owner, author, and recovering academic. She taught business communication at Arizona State University for 11 years, analyzed terrorist documents to help provide …

Episode 452: Harness systematic creativity, with Perry Marshall.

March 17th, 2017


Perry Marshall is one of the world’s most expensive and sought-after business consultants. Clients seek his ability to integrate engineering, sales, …

Episode 451: Be a one-firm firm, with Ken Baker.

March 16th, 2017


Ken Baker is currently serving as a member of Gensler’s Board of Directors and the Gensler Management Committee. As a Co-Regional Managing Principal of Gensler’s Southeast Region and past Co-Managing Principal of …

Episode 450: How being a Category King can change the game for your business.

March 16th, 2017


Stephen is the CEO of Predictive ROI and the host of the Onward Nation podcast. He is the author of two bestselling books, speaker, trainer, and his digital marketing insights have been featured in SUCCESS, …

Episode 449: “What if we could?”, with John Pollock.

March 14th, 2017


John Pollock doesn’t just talk about entrepreneurship — he lives it. As the CEO of Financial Gravity, John has grown his business from the dining …

Episode 448: Category kings rule the world, with Christopher Lochhead.

March 13th, 2017


Christopher Lochhead is co-author of the book “Play Bigger: How Pirates, Dreamers, and Innovators Create and Dominate Markets” and Christopher is also the host of the “Legends and Losers” podcast. Christopher is a …

Episode 447: $25 million in annual impact, with Jeremy Barnhart.

March 10th, 2017


He has a background in accounting that he gained from a variety of other business ventures. Apex Fun Run’s passion is to help teachers, students, and …

Episode 446: Serve and protect your team, with Gordon Tredgold.

March 9th, 2017


Gordon Tredgold is a business and IT transformation expert who has successfully delivered $100 million programs, run $300 million departments, and …

Episode 445: How to monetize your podcast, with Stephen Woessner.

March 8th, 2017


Stephen is the CEO of Predictive ROI and the host of the Onward Nation podcast. He is the author of two bestselling books, speaker, trainer, and his digital marketing insights have been featured in SUCCESS, …

Episode 444: Go slow to go fast, with Manoj Madhusudanan.

March 7th, 2017


Before starting InsightBee in 2014, Manoj worked with Evalueserve for over a decade in several roles and led the creation of industry-focused …

Episode 443: Be THE Choice, with Gene Hammett.

March 6th, 2017


Gene Hammett helps leaders go from status quo to exceptional to accelerate their business growth. Gene has been a business leader for over 20 years. …

Episode 442: Riches in niches, with Susan Friedmann.

March 3rd, 2017


Susan Friedmann is known as The NichePreneur Coach. She is an internationally recognized niche marketing expert and “how-to” coach. She’s worked with hundreds of companies representing more than 30 different industries …

Episode 441: Leaders lead culture, with Nick Creswell.

March 2nd, 2017


Nick Creswell leads the talent and development agenda for Thomson Reuters enterprise technology and operations. He partners with leaders to deploy, …

Episode 440: Overcome your biggest obstacles to success, with Stephen Woessner.

March 1st, 2017


Stephen is the CEO of Predictive ROI and the host of the Onward Nation podcast. He is the author of two bestselling books, speaker, trainer, and his digital marketing insights have been featured in SUCCESS, …

Episode 439: The Millennial Mindset, with Javier Montes.

February 28th, 2017


Javier Montes is on a mission to bridge the gap between Gen Xers and Millennials in today’s world. As a millennial himself, Javier has spent his entire entrepreneurial journey working almost exclusively with a …

Episode 438: Change the Rules, with David Mammano.

February 27th, 2017


David Mammano’s mission in life is to help people realize their highest potential. He founded the Next Step Education Group in 1995 and successfully …

Episode 437: 23 minutes a day, with David Bush.

February 24th, 2017


David Bush was an All-American football player at the University of South Dakota — then pursued a professional football career, which landed him a …

Episode 436: Commit to your Top 3, with Cameron Herold.

February 23rd, 2017


Cameron Herold was an entrepreneur from day 1. At age 21, he had 14 employees. By 35, he’d help build his first TWO $100 MILLION DOLLAR companies. By …

Episode 435: Inside the tank, with Stephen Woessner.

February 22nd, 2017

Stephen is the CEO of Predictive ROI and the host of the Onward Nation podcast. He is the author of two bestselling books, speaker, trainer, and his digital marketing insights have been featured in SUCCESS, …

Episode 434: You can do better, with Phil Gerbyshak.

February 21st, 2017


Phil Gerbyshak works with salespeople and leaders to increase their influence, impact and ultimately, their income. Phil believes in the power of …

Episode 433: 9 before 9, with Henry DeVries.

February 20th, 2017


Henry DeVries is the CEO of Indie Books International. He works with consultants and coaches who want to attract more high-paying clients by …

Episode 432: You were born for more, with Christine Kloser.

February 17th, 2017


Christine Kloser is known as “The Transformation Catalyst®,” and has trained nearly 70,000 authors and entrepreneurs from more than 100 countries and is well recognized as a leader in her field. Whether through private …

Episode 431: Clear your way, with Nick Sonnenberg.

February 16th, 2017


Nick Sonnenberg is a serial entrepreneur with a passion for creating companies that disrupt the way people live. Nick is the co-founder of Leverage and the former CEO of CalvinApp. Before making the jump to the startup …

Episode 430: Unlock your truest potential, with Marissa Levin.

February 15th, 2017


Marissa Levin has been an entrepreneur, speaker, & globally recognized growth strategist for over 20-years. Her lifetime legacy mission is to educate, equip, & empower 100 million entrepreneurs & leaders …

Episode 429: What are you so afraid of?, with Amy Anderson.

February 14th, 2017


Amy Anderson is the creator of Transformative Writing for Non-Writers, founder of Anderson Content Consulting LLC, and former senior editor of …

Episode 428: Epic adventure of entrepreneurship, with Sheryl O’Loughlin.

February 13th, 2017


Sheryl O’Loughlin is a serial entrepreneur and author of KILLING IT! An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Keeping Your Head Without Losing Your Heart (Harper …

Episode 427: The Future of Work, with Mike Glauser.

February 10th, 2017


Mike Glauser has extensive experience as an entrepreneur, business consultant, and university professor. He is the co-founder and chairman of My New …

Episode 426: Behind the Million Dollar Wheel, with John Dwyer.

February 9th, 2017


John Dwyer is a marketing enigma, unique in the field. When it comes to creating sales for businesses, his thinking is refreshingly unconventional. John preaches "in a sea of sameness in your industry, you need to stand …

Episode 425: How to recruit rock star unpaid interns, with Stephen Woessner.

February 9th, 2017


Stephen is the CEO of Predictive ROI and the host of the Onward Nation podcast. He is the author of two bestselling books, speaker, trainer, and his digital marketing insights have been featured in SUCCESS, …

Episode 424: No steps backwards, with Jake Kloberdanz.

February 7th, 2017


Jake Kloberdanz is the CEO and Founder of ONEHOPE, a lifestyle brand with a world-class vineyard and winery in the heart of Napa. ONEHOPE makes a measurable impact for its charitable partners through its family of …

Episode 423: How to master the 4Es, with Damian Mason.

February 6th, 2017


Damian Mason resigned his post in corporate America in 1994 and started his own company, Executive Entertainment, as a selling forum for his new endeavor: comedically impersonating Bill Clinton for corporate meetings. …

Episode 422: Don’t be your own worst enemy, with Laura Cheek.

February 3rd, 2017


Laura Cheek is the Founder and Social Brander of Insperience It. Insperience It is a social branding company specializing in branding and social media management. Laura and her team help small business owners realize …

Episode 421: Creating positive social change, with David Arison.

February 2nd, 2017


David Arison leads Global Relations for Arison Investments and The Ted Arison Family Foundation, and serves on two major boards at the Arison Group, a global business and philanthropic group operating in 40 countries …

Episode 420: Mentorship Awesomeness! Strategies & Questions, with Stephen Woessner.

February 1st, 2017


Stephen is the CEO of Predictive ROI and the host of the Onward Nation podcast. He is the author of two bestselling books, speaker, trainer, and his digital marketing insights have been featured in SUCCESS, …

Episode 419: Your “One Last Talk,” with Philip McKernan.

January 31st, 2017


Philip McKernan works with entrepreneurs and business leaders all over the world. When people are seeking clarity about their future or want to move through roadblocks, seen and unseen, they call Philip. He helps people …

Episode 418: Fell flat on my face, with Mark LeBlanc.

January 30th, 2017


Mark LeBlanc has delivered over 1,000 presentations, coached over 1,000 business owners, and is the author of “Growing Your Business and Never Be the Same.” His book was inspired by walking the 500 mile, Camino de …

Episode 417: Solve problems that actually exist, with Ari Meisel.

January 27th, 2017


Ari Meisel’s story starts in 2006, when some unexpected news derailed his booming real estate career: Crohn’s Disease: A highly-debilitating digestive ailment, Crohn's kept Ari from leading a normal life. He lost …

Episode 416: Never be afraid to fly with the eagles, with Josh Brown.

January 26th, 2017


Josh Brown is a franchise attorney and has built a thriving national practice helping business owners make smart franchise decisions, identify good franchise systems, work through legal challenges surrounding …

Episode 415: 85% of success is soft skills, with Kurt Mortensen.

January 25th, 2017


Kurt Mortensen is an international authority on charisma, human nature, and influence. Kurt has invested over 20 years researching persuasion and …

Episode 414: The 5-step decision making process, with Pat McDaniel.

January 24th, 2017


Pat McDaniel is the founder of, a website dedicated to helping motivated (but weary) people to keep moving forward by finding the smartest path toward their success. Pat is passionate about sharing his …

Episode 413: Give away your best stuff, with Josh Elledge.

January 23rd, 2017


Josh Elledge is the Founder and Chief Executive Angel of and is one of the nation’s leading experts on consumer savings. He is a …

Episode 412: The successful entrepreneur’s mindset, with Sy Belohlavek.

January 20th, 2017


Sy Belohlavek is from Columbus, Ohio but has had the privilege of living and working in Kyrgyzstan the past 5 years laying the foundation for his …

Episode 411: Biggest mistakes in podcasting, with Rob Walch.

January 19th, 2017


Rob was inducted into the Podcasting Hall of Fame in 2016. Rob is the Vice President of Podcaster Relations for Libsyn. Prior to joining Libsyn he founded podCast411, Inc in 2004 and is Co-Author of the book “Tricks of …

Episode 410: Persistence is the short cut, with Kevin Harrington.

January 18th, 2017


Kevin Harrington has been a successful entrepreneur over the last 40 years. He is an Original Shark on the ABC hit, Emmy award-winning TV show, …

Episode 409: Raise your prices, with Tim Cameron-Kitchen.

January 17th, 2017


Tim Cameron-Kitchen is a bestselling digital marketing author, Head Ninja at Exposure Ninja, a British digital marketing agency specializing in building and ranking websites, and host of the Exposure Ninja Digital …

Episode 408: Don’t put your mentors on a pedestal, with Keith Callahan.

January 16th, 2017


Keith Callahan is a leader of leaders in the field of personal growth-focusing on mental, emotional, spiritual, financial, and physical well being. He teaches that through self reliance, determination, community …

Episode 407: Put your oxygen mask on first, with Mark Podolsky.

January 13th, 2017


Mark Podolsky (AKA The Land Geek) is widely considered the country’s most trusted and foremost authority on buying and selling raw, undeveloped land …

Episode 406: Avoid complexification, with Wes Pinkston.

January 12th, 2017


Wes Pinkston is an Entrepreneur and Transformational Business/Life Coach. At the age of 29, a profound inner transformation radically changed the course of his life. He is now devoted to understanding, integrating, and …

Episode 405: Go long with your DREAM 50, with Stephen Woessner.

January 12th, 2017


Stephen is the CEO of Predictive ROI and the host of the Onward Nation podcast. He is the author of two bestselling books, speaker, trainer, and his digital marketing insights have been featured in SUCCESS, …

Episode 404: F…A…I…L, with Rita Schiano.

January 10th, 2017


Rita Schiano is the founder of Live A Flourishing Life™, which provides strategic, resilience-building, personal, and professional development programs that strengthen work relationships through team building, stress …

Episode 403: You can’t outwork your problems, with Justin Deese.

January 9th, 2017


Justin Deese is a highly sought-after business strategist, visionary, and self-made entrepreneur. He simultaneously built three flourishing in-home …

Episode 402: Growth is the antidote to fear, with Adam Hergenrother.

January 6th, 2017


Adam Hergenrother is CEO and Chairman of the Board of Hergenrother Enterprises, which includes Keller Williams Realty Vermont, Hergenrother Realty Group, BlackRock Construction, Hergenrother Capital, and Hergenrother …

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