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The Startup Life is a show for entrepreneurs wanting to grow their business and career-minded professionals looking to scale the corporate ladder. Get ready to receive major value as host Dominic Lawson interviews the best business minds in the world. Marc Randolph (Co-Founder of Netlfix), Tom Golis… read more

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Brad Feld (Early Stage Investor & Entrepreneur) & Ian Hathaway (Early Stage Advisor & Mentor)

August 11th, 2020

55:55

In this episode, we talk to Brad Feld (Early Stage Investor & Entrepreneur) & Ian Hathaway (Early Stage Advisor & Mentor) about their latest books, why investors are more than a blank check, and so much …

Marci Harris (Founder & CEO of PopVox)

August 9th, 2020

55:09

In this episode, we talk to Marci Harris (Founder & CEO of PopVox) as we discuss the rise of entrepreneurship in Tennessee, why she started PopVox, and more. 

**More On Marci**

Marci is passionate about the …

Chiquita Willis (Founder & CEO of KandiSparklez CraftWorld)

August 9th, 2020

47:01

In this episode, we talk to Chiquita Willis (Founder & CEO of KandiSparklez CraftWorld) as we talk about her background, what powers her success, and more. 

Visit her store at 6172 Macon Road (Shelby Crossing Plaza …

Cutting Through The Healthcare Logjam

August 5th, 2020

15:44

In this episode, we talk to Alexi Alizadeh(Founder of Adviise) as we discuss her healthcare journey that led to the formation of her company, why Adviise is advantageous to patients and providers, and more. 

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Simone Santana (Founder of Akami, LLC)

August 4th, 2020

39:47

In this episode, we talk to Simone Santana (Founder of Akami, LLC) as we discuss how to get your business to survive during COVID, what a gratitude …

Bob Fisch (Founder & Former CEO of rue21)

August 4th, 2020

47:21

In this episode, we talk to Bob Fisch (Founder & Former CEO of rue21) as we discuss how he led rue21 to 11 profitable years in a row, why he is a millennial baby boomer, and his latest book "Fisch Tales: The Making …

Daniel Scrivner (Former Head Of Design at Square & CEO of Flow)

July 31st, 2020

1:17:07

In this episode, we talk to Daniel Scrivner (Former Head Of Design at Square & CEO of Flow) as we discuss how to think about your pricing, the story of how he came to Flow, and the differences between business …

Kathy Caprino (Leadership Coach & Author Of "The Most Powerful You"

July 28th, 2020

1:01:20

In this episode, we talk to Kathy Caprino (Leadership Coach & Author Of "The Most Powerful You") as we discuss her origin story, her new book, …

Robert Chesnut (Former Chief Ethics Officer of Airbnb)

July 28th, 2020

1:14:37

Editor's Notes:

This episode was recorded on April 21, 2020

Rob Chesnut has transitioned out of the role of Chief Ethics Offier of Airbnb since this …

Jill Soley (Marketing Leader & Award-winning Author)

July 26th, 2020

47:55

This episode was recorded on Jan. 17 2020.

In this episode, we talk to Jill Soley (Marketing Leader & Award-winning Author) about the rise of …

David Wachs (Founder & CEO of Handwrytten)

July 24th, 2020

1:08:56

In this episode, David Wachs (Founder & CEO of Handwrytten) as we discuss how he used unemployment to start a company, how he has shifted his company during the pandemic, and he shares how he is spending time with …

Dr. Kourosh Maddahi (Celebrity Dentist & Author)

July 22nd, 2020

48:53

In this episode, we talk to Dr. Kourosh Maddahi (Celebrity Dentist & Author)as we discuss how he was able to get his celebrity clients, what he …

Martin Vares (Co-Founder & CEO of Fractory)

July 19th, 2020

49:19

In this episode, talk to Martin Vares (Co-Founder & CEO of Fractory) as we discuss his company, the world as it evolves with automation, and …

Mike Radnia (Co-Founder of Besa Mi Vino)

July 18th, 2020

38:40

In this episode, we talk to Mike Radnia (Co-Founder of Besa Mi Vino) as we discuss his company, its social impact, what its like starting a company …

COVID-19 Has A New Enemy

July 18th, 2020

21:26

In this episode, we talk to Kyle Bailey (Founder & CEO of NuVinAir Global) about his journey and his new product to combat COVID-19 and also which BBQ he prefers, Texas or Tennessee. 

Check out NuVinAir Global 

State Of The PPP Loan

July 15th, 2020

18:34

In this episode, we talk to Rana Shanawani (Executive Director Of The Women's Center For Entrepreneurship) about the PPP Loan and the Women's Center …

Erin Joy (Founder Of Black Dress Circle)

July 14th, 2020

1:01:54

In this episode, we talk to Erin Joy (Founder Of Black Dress Circle)as we discuss her book "The Anatomy Of Accomplishment" , how she works with her …

Bryan Barringer (Director of Entrepreneurship + Innovation at Christian Brothers University)

July 12th, 2020

51:12

In this episode, we talk to Bryan Barringer(Director of Entrepreneurship + Innovation at Christian Brothers University) how a new technology from his …

Mike Goldman (Business Growth Consultant & Author of "Breakthrough Leadership Team")

July 8th, 2020

1:04:44

In this episode, we talk to Mike Goldman (Business Growth Consultant & Author of "Breakthrough Leadership Team") as we discuss his book, having …

Startup Conversations featuring Victoria Medina

July 7th, 2020

27:56

Victoria talks about Prime My Body, the Hemp/CBD industry, and her journey. 

Kimberly Sumpter (Entrepreneur & Host of The Sistahs Connect Podcast)

July 3rd, 2020

54:30

In this episode, we talk to Kimberly Sumpter (Entrepreneur & Podcaster) as we discuss her career in radio, her podcasting journey, and how she helps small businesses. 

**More On Kimberly**

Kimberly Sumpter had a …

David Cote (Former CEO of Honeywell and Author Of "Winning Now, Winning Later")

June 30th, 2020

56:24

In this episode, we talk to David Cote (Former CEO of Honeywell and Author Of "Winning Now, Winning Later") as we discuss being fired by Jack Welch from GE, Why working hard is not always best, and answers if Bill …

Danielle Reid (Founder of DR & Associates)

June 28th, 2020

57:01

In this episode, we talk to Danielle Reid (Founder of DR & Associates)as we discuss how she helps her clients, what she is telling them during …

Tim Koller (Partner at McKinsey & Company and Lead Author of Valuation)

June 23rd, 2020

56:33

In this episode, we talk to Tim Koller (Partner at McKinsey & Company and Lead Author of Valuation) as we discuss the latest edition of his book

Startup+ with Grant Aldrich

June 21st, 2020

10:49

Bonus content from episode 178. Grant shares what he learned from a swimming accident. 

In this episode, we talk to Grant Aldrich (Founder & CEO of OnlineDegree.com)as we discuss why his mom's experience as a …

Grant Aldrich (Founder & CEO of OnlineDegree.com)

June 21st, 2020

55:52

In this episode, we talk to Grant Aldrich (Founder & CEO of OnlineDegree.com)as we discuss why his mom's experience as a guidance counselor was important to his business, how he partners with universities, and so …

Startup+ with Tim Campos

June 16th, 2020

8:13

Bonus content from episode 177

 

In this episode, we talk to Tim Campos (Co-Founder & CEO of Woven) as we discuss his time at Facebook, why he started a new company, and why calendars are stupid. We also get help …

Tim Campos (Co-Founder & CEO Of Woven)

June 16th, 2020

55:59

In this episode, we talk to Tim Campos (Co-Founder & CEO of Woven) as we discuss his time at Facebook, why he started a new company, and why calendars are stupid. We also get help from our friend from LITEMemphis, …

Dr. Amy Cathey (Professor & Senior Lecturer at The University Of Tennessee)

June 13th, 2020

59:32

This episode was recorded on August 30, 2019. 

In this episode, we talk to Dr. Amy Cathey (Executive Director & Senior Lecturer at The University of Tennessee) as we discuss what we can learn from the chicken …

Startup+ with Peter Yawitz

June 11th, 2020

25:37

Bonus content from episode 175

In this episode, we talk to Peter Yawitz (President of Clear Communication & Author)as we talk about his latest book, his blog, and his message for the class of 2020. 

Check out his

Peter Yawitz (President of Clear Communication & Author)

June 11th, 2020

56:59

In this episode, we talk to Peter Yawitz (President of Clear Communication & Author)as we talk about his latest book, his blog, and his message for the class of 2020. 

Check out his website and purchase "Flip Flops …

Adrienne Bankert (Award-Winning Journalist & Author)

June 9th, 2020

56:08

In this episode, we talk to Adrienne Bankert (Award-Winning Journalist & Author) as we discuss how being kind has helped her career, why it matters in business, and what she is singing these days. 

**More on …

Kelly Glover (Co-Founder & CEO Of The Talent Squad)

June 6th, 2020

1:02:01

In this episode, we talk to Kelly Glover (Co-Founder & CEO Of The Talent Squad) about how to break the tape, create an award-winning podcast, and more. 

**More On Kelly**

Kelly Glover books podcast tours for …

Will Stein (Co-Founder & President Of Phillip Stein)

June 2nd, 2020

56:32

Will Stein is the Co-Founder and President of Phillip Stein, a wellness wearable company that uses proprietary technology to give wearers better …

Kat Gordon (Owner Of Muddy's Bake Shop)

May 30th, 2020

53:33

In this episode, we catch up with Kat Gordon (Owner Of Muddy's Bake Shop) to talk about what's been going on since her last appearance, why she has started giving cooking tutorials, and more. 

Check out Kat's first …

Melissa Daimler (Founder Of Daimler Partners)

May 26th, 2020

56:35

In this episode, we talk to Melissa Daimler (Founder Of Daimler Partners) about her new n ormal, how leaders should handle essential workers as they …

Michael Brody-Waite (Author, Speaker & Advisor)

May 26th, 2020

56:20

In this episode, we talk to Michael Brody-Waite (Author, Speaker & Advisor) as we discuss his journey through addiction, how it gives him a …

Michael Alan Tate (Founder of Same Page Consulting)

May 26th, 2020

1:03:08

In a return to The Startup Life, we talk to Michael Alan Tate (Founder of Same Page Consulting) as we catch up from our last talk, discuss his new …

Startup+ with Rich Razgaitis

May 21st, 2020

19:34

In this bonus session, we talk to Rich Razgaitis (Co-Founder & CEO of FloWater) we talk company culture and dad jokes.

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Rich Razgaitis (Co-Founder & CEO of FloWater)

May 20th, 2020

55:44

In this episode, we talk to Rich Razgaitis (Co-Founder & CEO of FloWater) as we discuss how he started his company, what he looks for when turning around a company, and his passion to drastically reduce plastic …

Pat Nulis (Founder Of So Southern)

May 17th, 2020

55:40

In this episode, we talk to Pat Nulis (Founder Of So Southern) as she discusses with us about her business So Southern, what we can learn from …

The Startup Review: Flip Flops & Microwaved Fish

May 16th, 2020

11:57

We share with StartupNation our take of Peter Yawitz's latest book "Flip-Flops and Microwaved Fish: Navigating the Dos and Don'ts of Workplace …

The Startup Review: From Individual To Empire

May 13th, 2020

13:04

We share with StartupNation our take of Laura Bull's latest book "From Individual To Empire: A Guide to Building an Authentic and Powerful Brand" 

Christopher Gerg (CISO and VP of Cyber Risk Management at Tetra Defense)

May 12th, 2020

50:00
In this episode, we talk to Christopher Gerg (CISO and VP of Cyber Risk Management at Tetra Defense) to talk about data security for your business …

Ladder Unboxing (Social Distancing Edition)

May 12th, 2020

39:51

Unbox a gift from our good friend at Ladder. Go to Ladder.sport and use code BETTEREVERYDAY for 30% sitewide.  

Dr. Rana el Kaliouby (Author of Girl Decoded & Co-Founder and CEO of Affectiva)

May 11th, 2020

55:35
In this episode, we talk to Dr. Rana el Kaliouby (Author of Girl Decoded & Co-Founder and CEO of Affectiva) about her new normal, how she became CEO of her company, and why her parents were important to her success. …

Jeremy Gutsche (CEO of Trend Hunter)

May 6th, 2020

54:48
In this episode, we talk to Jeremy Gutsche (CEO of Trend Hunter) as we discuss what he learned from his dad, what he does at his company TrendHunter, what market leaders get wrong, and more. We also talk about his book …

MANSCAPED Unboxing (Social Distancing Edition)

May 5th, 2020

56:01

In this video, we discuss networking with a grooming fail while unboxing the Lawnmower 3.0 by our partners at MANSCAPED. 

Alexandra Carter (Columbia Law Professor & United Nations Negotiations Trainer)

May 5th, 2020

57:06
In this episode, we talk to Alexandra Carter (Columbia Law Professor & United Nations Negotiations Trainer) as we discuss why asking good …

Joel Peterson (Chairman Of JetBlue Airways & Stanford Business Professor)

April 21st, 2020

52:13
In this episode, we talk with Joel Peterson (Chairman Of JetBlue Airways & Stanford Business Professor) about his latest book, what you can learn from shooting paper in the wastebasket, and so much more. 

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Sudhir Chadalavada (Executive Coach & Author)

April 18th, 2020

1:00:24
In this episode we talk to Sudhir Chadalavada (Executive Coach & Author) about his new normal, his take of Gov. Gavin Newsom's position on how to protect California from COVID-19 and more.  **More on Sudhir**

Sudhir …

Lisa Fabrega (Entrepreneur & Leadership Coach)

April 15th, 2020

1:05:55
In this episode, we talk to Lisa Fabrega (Entrepreneur & Leadership Coach) about why capacity is essential to the entrepreneur, what she learned …

Philip Stein Unboxing (Social Distancing Edition)

April 12th, 2020

39:22

We unbox our brand new sleep bracelet for our partner Philip Stein. We also check in with entrepreneurs and talk about the importance of sleep for …

Christopher Dunn (CEO of ReadyCloud, LLC)

April 11th, 2020

55:32
In this episode, we talk to Christopher Dunn(CEO of ReadyCloud, LLC) as we discuss his early beginnings as an entrepreneur, what it takes to be …

Douglas Campbell (Founder of Solid Power, Inc & Roccor, LLC)

April 5th, 2020

53:23
In this episode, we talk to Douglas Campbell (Founder of Solid Power, Inc & Roccor, LLC) as we discuss his unusual path to entrepreneurship, how …

Nikhil Sehgal (Founder & CEO of Vastmindz)

March 31st, 2020

1:10:55

In this episode, we talk to Nikhil Sehgal (Founder & CEO of Vastmindz) as we discuss his new normal, how his technology can help in …

Jacob Morgan (Founder Of The Future Organization & 4X Best-Selling Author)

March 29th, 2020

1:22:02

In this episode, we talk to  Jacob Morgan (Founder Of The Future Organization & 4X Best-Selling Author) as we discuss what the leader of the next decade will require, how automation doesn't automatically mean the …

Douglas Scarboro (Senior Vice President Of The Federal Reserve Bank Of St. Louis)

March 20th, 2020

40:56

**Disclaimer This episode was pre-recorded and released outside of blackout dates**

In this episode, we talk to Douglas Scarboro (Senior Vice President Of The Federal Reserve Bank Of St. Louis) about what an inverted …

Sean O'Meara (Founder Of Essential Content & Co-Author of The Apology Impulse)

March 20th, 2020

1:05:10

In this episode, we talk to Sean O'Meara (Founder Of Essential Content & Co-Author of The Apology Impulse) as we discuss why company's get …

Diane Gardner(Founder of Adept Business Solutions

March 13th, 2020

47:52

In this episode, we talk to Diane Gardner(Founder of Adept Business Solutions) about the new tax laws, how to evaluate a tax preparer, and the …

Alyssa F. Westring (Award-Winning Business Professor & Author)

March 11th, 2020

50:21

In our episode, we talk to Alyssa F. Westring (Award-Winning Business Professor & Author) about what it means to lead as a parent, why parents …

Marc Randolph (Co-Founder & First CEO of Netflix)

March 3rd, 2020

40:38

In our 150th episode, we talk to Marc Randolph(Co-Founder & First CEO OF Netflix) as he shares with us the early days of the technology company, …

John Paul Mendocha (Turnaround Expert & Author)

February 26th, 2020

53:38

In this episode, we talk to John Paul Mendocha (Turnaround Expert & Author) about how critical positioning is in the startup phase, what Vegas …

Rishad Tobaccowala (Chief Growth Officer at Publicis Groupe & Author)

February 19th, 2020

49:04

In this episode, we talk to Rishad Tobaccowala (Chief Growth Officer at Publicis Groupe & Author) as we discuss the four different types of bad …

Tom Golisano (Founder & Chairman Of Paychex)

February 11th, 2020

49:28

In this episode, we talk to Tom Golisano(Founder & Chairman Of Paychex) as we discuss the early days of his company, how he is a bit of a …

Jay B. Myers (Award-Winning Author & Serial Entrepreneur)

February 5th, 2020

49:17

In this episode, we talk Jay B. Myers (Award-Winning Author & Serial Entrepreneur) as we discuss overcoming adversity in business, why he decided to sell his business, and his newest venture JBM Enterprises. We even …

Lenora Ebule (Founder of Bailan Spice)

February 3rd, 2020

53:20

In this episode, we talk to Lenora Ebule (Founder of Bailan Spice), as to why food is more than just something you eat, how her husband pushed her to …

Toni Pergolin(President & CEO of Bancroft)

January 30th, 2020

49:05

In this episode, we talk to Toni Pergolin(President & CEO of Bancroft and author of Too Important To Fail: Leadership Lessons for Non-Profits), …

Dana James-Mwangi (Founder of Cheers Creative)

January 23rd, 2020

49:08

In this episode, we talk to Dana James-Mwangi(Founder of Cheers Creative) as she shares with us her journey of entrepreneurship, a teacher that made an impact on her early, and the one brand she can not live without. 

Henri Pierre-Jacques (Managing Partner of Harlem Capital Partners)

January 16th, 2020

55:52

In this episode, we talk to Henri Pierre-Jacques(Managing Partner of Harlem Capital Partners), as to how his parents put him on the path he is currently on, who is right for venture capital funding, and his plans to …

Oginga Carr (Certified High Performance Coach)

January 15th, 2020

49:12

In this episode, we talk to Oginga Carr(Certified High-Performance Coach), as we discuss the importance of having a coach, his opinion on the $15 …

Blake Michelle Morgan (Customer Futurist & Author of " The Customer Of The Future"

January 9th, 2020

55:38

In this episode, we talk to Blake Michelle Morgan(Customer Futurist and author of "The Customer Of The Future) about her latest book, the difference between customer service and customer experience, and why Amazon gets …

Faizah Husniyah (Owner of Beauty By Faizah)

January 7th, 2020

49:58

We make our radio debut on KWAM AM990/107.9FM.

In this episode, we talk to Faizah Husniyah (Owner of Beauty By Faizah) as discusses building her business in Memphis, Why doesn't have to advertise on social media, and …

How To Let Passion Drive Your Success

January 2nd, 2020

1:06:10

In this episode, Jasmin NUHIC (Author & Professional Development Expert) shares with us the work he does, his latest book, and how he is a …

How To Create Culture All-Stars In Your Business

December 19th, 2019

50:16

In this episode, we sit down with Josh Levine(Author of Great Mondays) as he shares insight on his book, how he helps Fortune 500 companies and gives #StartupNation some much needed advice on starting a company.

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How To Avoid Debtbergs In Your Business

December 11th, 2019

59:23

In this episode, we sit down with Drs. Todd and Kim Saxton (Professors at the Indiana University School of Business and Co-Authors of "The Titanic …

How To Navigate A Deferred Sales Trust

December 2nd, 2019

1:04:35

In this episode, we sit down with Brett Swarts (Founder of Capital Gains Tax Solutions) as he shares with us his days of playing college basketball, …

How To Foster Entrepreneurship For A Rising State

November 14th, 2019

53:22

In this episode, we sit down with Margaret Dolan(President & CEO of LaunchTN) as she with us being born in Memphis but growing up in Canada, a …

How To Redefine and Drive Your Success

November 12th, 2019

34:11

In this episode, we sit down with Chris Washington(Owner of Chris-On-Call) as he shares with us the ins and out of his business, how he faces adversity and why do what you love is always the best course of action.

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How To Be A Bad Ass

November 4th, 2019

1:19:37

 

In this episode, we sit down with Betty Jean Bell (Creator of BeingBadAss.com)  as she shares with us her early days as an aspiring opera singer, what she learned on a trip to Miami, and some of here favorite cartoons …

How To Choreograph Your Success

October 14th, 2019

1:01:22

In this episode, we sit down with Liz Kinnmark(Owner of Bendy Beast Fitness) as she shares with us her early days into entrepreneurship, the moment she became unemployable, and how she came up with the name for Bendy …

How To Lead Your Team Down The Field To Success

October 10th, 2019

43:43

In this episode, we sit down with Jake Plummer (Co-Founder of ReadyList Sports). He shares with us the mindset it takes to play quarterback at the …

How To Outwork The Competition

October 7th, 2019

1:06:13

In this episode, we talk to Terry Ogburn (Founder of Ogburn Business Solutions), as he shares with us his origin story, how he navigated the economic …

How To SLAM Your Competition In The Marketplace

September 30th, 2019

45:25

In this episode, we talk to Jon Warner (Serial Entrepreneur & Angel Investor) as he shares his origin story. He also talks about his new book "Slam: Build your startup idea or early stage business with the Startup …

How To Insure Your Path of Entrepreneurship

September 30th, 2019

44:10

In a new Takeover episode, insurance expert Vicskeyas Faith Moore explains the importance of incorporating your business, having life insurance, and …

How To Cook Up Business Success

September 30th, 2019

58:19

In this episode, we talk to Justine Reichman (Founder of NextGenChef)as she shares her origin story of her path of entrepreneurship. She also shares why she love the foodpreneur space, her goals with NextGenChef, and so …

How To Prepare Your Business For The Future

September 30th, 2019

1:13:07

In this episode, we talk to Audrey P. Willis (Co-Founder of Code Crew) as she shares her path of entrepreneurship. She will also share her perspective on the future of tech, if she believes in a UBI (Universal Basic …

How To Maintain Discipline In Your Business

September 23rd, 2019

52:28

 In this episode, we sit down with Monte Wyatt (Executive Coach & Author of Pulling Out Profits). We talk about his origin story as a farm boy, …

How To Create The Right Differentiators In Your Business

September 16th, 2019

59:06

How do you get your app idea from concept to the marketplace?  

We sit down with Samuel Morhaim(Founder of VantageIO) as he answers this question and …

How To Have a Financially Healthy Business

September 9th, 2019

56:29

How do you work "on" and not just "in" the business?

We sit down with Adam Lean, Founder of The CFO Project, as he discusses not liking accounting even though he was an accounting major, the difference on revenue and …

How To Pick The Right Color Buttons For Career Success

September 3rd, 2019

57:14

What are the right color buttons for your white shirt?

We sit down Michael Alan Tate (Founder of Same Page Consulting) to answer that question and …

How To Succeed on Your Own Terms

August 26th, 2019

1:24:44

What does it look like face adversity and still have the willingness to succeed? 

We sit down with Jerry Brazie (Founder & CEO of Senvoy, LLC) to answer that question and more. We start with Jerry's origin story, …

How To Find The Right Process

August 19th, 2019

59:27

 

 

 

How do you fire everyone in the company and become a 6-time Inc. 5000 honoree?

In this episode, we sit down with Todd Palmer(Founder of Extraordinary Advisors) as he answers this question and more. We start with …

How To Provide Your Customers With Peace Of Mind

August 12th, 2019

1:05:06

How valuable is it to provide your clients with peace of mind? 

In this episode, we sit down with P. Brendon Lundberg(President & CEO of Radiant Health Management Corp.) to answer this and more. We start with …

How To Maximize Your Resources

August 5th, 2019

35:36

Do you need tons of capital to grow your business?

In this episode, we sit down with Nick Petros(Founder of PinchForth) to answer this question and …

How To Stay Ahead Of Trends

July 29th, 2019

59:15

How can you stay ahead of your competition? 

We sit down with Maria Pesin(Founder of Vibe Consulting) for the answer and more. We start with her …

How To Crowdfund Your Success

July 22nd, 2019

1:01:33

Can crowdfunding be the key to success in your business?

We sit down with Mark Roderick (Founder of Crowdfundattny.com) to answer that question and more. We start with Mark's origin as he shares that he didn't come from …

How To Listen To Your Body

July 15th, 2019

48:56

Can your body be the reason that your business is not scaling? 

We sit down with Christine Lang(Author & Medical Intuitive) to answer this question and more. We start with her origin story of dealing with allergies …

How To Be A Trendsetter

July 8th, 2019

1:00:07

How important is it to notice a changing industry and take advantage of it?

In this episode, we sit down with Ena Esco (Founder of Ivy Multimedia …

How To Transition To A Change-Making Career

July 1st, 2019

59:43

Can you change your career to a more fulfilling one? 

In this episode, we sit down with Kirsten Bunch (Best Selling Author & Career Transition …

How To Use Entrepreneurship To Change The World

June 24th, 2019

1:02:27

Can you use entrepreneurship to change the world?

In this episode, we hang out with Tiffany Yau (Founder of FulPhil) to answer this question and …

How To Master Real Estate

June 17th, 2019

56:47

Can anyone make a go at it in real estate? 

In this episode, we hang out with Kevin Bupp (Founder & CEO of Sunrise Capital Partners) to answer this question and more. He first shares his origin story of …

How To Use LinkedIn To Get The Right Customer

June 10th, 2019

50:22

Can LinkedIn be your ally to entrepreneurial success? 

In this episode, we sit down with A.J. Wilcox (Founder of B2Linked) as he shares his origin story which includes being fired from corporate America. Next, he shares …

How To Use Memory As Your Competitive Advantage

June 3rd, 2019

1:12:50

Can improving your memory be your competitive advantage in business?

In this episode, we sit down with Chester Santos, The International Man Of Memory. He shares with us his origin story and how he got his own theme …

How To Double Stack Profits With Great Web Design

May 28th, 2019

1:19:26

Could you build a successful web design company? 

In this episode, we chop it up with Lee Blue (Founder of DoubleStack.net) He takes us through his …

How To Grow Your Business Using Artificial Intelligence

May 19th, 2019

51:00

Can you use artificial Intelligence in your business to propel growth?

In this episode, we chat with Magnus Unemyr (Author of Data-Driven Marketing With Artificial Intelligence) to discuss this and more. First, we start …

How To Build A Business That Impacts The World

May 14th, 2019

1:05:33

Can you grow a company that impacts the world? 

In this episode, we chat with Warren Bravo of Green Relief to answer that question and more. We dive into his early days of the family business and how he rose through the …

How To Attack Growth In Your Business

May 9th, 2019

49:42

Are you attacking your business that leads to success?

In this episode, Dennis Plucinik (Founder of Attck) shows us how to do it and more. First he starts off by sharing his journey entrepreneurship at an early age and …

How To Live Your Best Life

May 6th, 2019

58:47

Are you living your best life?

In this episode, we sit down with Kim Foster Carlson(Author of Good Enough: How to Overcome Fear of Failure and Perfectionism to Live Your Best Life) as we answer this question and more. …

How To Boost Your Business With Video

April 29th, 2019

1:18:09

Are you getting anywhere with your video marketing?

In this episode, we sit down with Kala Philo(Creator of MirrorYourBrillianceOnVideo.com) as she shows us the ropes and more. She first starts by telling us about a …

Are You Ready To Be Successful?

April 14th, 2019

30:22

Are you ready to be successful?

In this episode, we bring in Steven F. Sanders for the first Takeover Edition of The Startup Life Podcast. He shares …

It's Time To Stop Being Selfish

April 8th, 2019

1:21:56

Are you being fearful or are you being selfish?

In the 100th episode of The Startup Life Podcast, we explore this notion. In the first segment, I …

How To Be An Amazing Content Creator

March 29th, 2019

1:02:45

What does it look like when being your true self leads to living your best life?

In this episode, we sit down with Munirah Safiyah Jones (Creator of Junt Land) answers this question and more. She first starts with her …

How To Make Money And Empower People

March 26th, 2019

1:01:45

Can you make money and empower people at the same time? 

In this episode, we sit down with Kelly McCausey (Creator of LovePeopleMakeMoney.com) answers this question and more. She first starts with her origin story as …

SCORE Is Here To Help Small Businesses

March 20th, 2019

1:24:10

In this episode, Gary Robinson of SCORE comes on to share all the resources and success stories that his organizations have.  

Follow The Startup …

How To Provide What Your Customer Really Wants

March 18th, 2019

1:02:51

What is a Job To Be Done Practitioner? 

In this episode, we sit down with Brian Rhea (JTBD Expert & Creator of FeatureAudit.com) answers this question and more. He starts by sharing the beginnings in East Texas and …

How To Attain Financial Freedom

March 4th, 2019

51:52

What is the formula for financial freedom?

In this episode, we sit down with Damion Lupo (Author & and Founder of Transformation Nation) who …

How To Build A Great Company Culture

February 25th, 2019

1:16:43

What would happen if you fully embraced millennials in your business?

In this episode, we sit down with Lee Caraher (Founder and CEO of Double Forte …

Michele Molitor (Founder & CEO of Nectar Consulting, Inc)

February 18th, 2019

1:01:16

Are you in need of some Rapid Transformational Therapy?

In this week’s episode, we talk with Michele Molitor (Founder & CEO of Nectar Consulting, …

Heather Dominick (Founder of Highly Sensitive Entrepreneur Movement®)

February 11th, 2019

1:01:51

Can you be highly successful in business and highly sensitive at the same time? Let’s take this question a step further. Is there a direct …

Jason Treu(Executive Coach & Founder Of JasonTreu.com)

February 4th, 2019

1:23:27

Can an executive coach propel you and your business? 

In this episode, we talk with Jason Treu(Executive Coach & Founder Of JasonTreu.com) about that and so much more.   Jason takes us down memory lane as he shares …

Chris Dayley (VP Of Testing & Site Optimization at Disruptive Advertising)

January 27th, 2019

1:04:36

What does the path of entrepreneurship look like when you go through a merger?

In this episode, we sit down with Chris Dayley (VP of Testing & Site Optimization of Disruptive Advertising) for the answer and more. …

Richard Chapo, ESQ (Founder of SoCalInternetLawyer.com)

January 20th, 2019

1:03:03

How can you avoid the “crap your pants” copyright infringement letter?

In this episode, we find this out and more with Richard Chapo, ESQ,  Founder of SoCalInternetLawyer.com. He shares with us the types of …

Ty Crandall (Founder & CEO of Credit Suite)

January 14th, 2019

55:06

What does it mean to serve your customers truly?

In this episode, we find out with Ty Crandall (Founder & CEO of Credit Suite). He begins by …

Rolandaus Rodgers (Owner of Ro Rodgers Air Conditioning & Heating)

January 7th, 2019

1:10:05

Why is customer service important for the entrepreneur to master? 

In the episode, we sit down Rolandaus Rodgers (Owner of Ro Rodgers Air …

Amani "DJ Amro" Roberts (Founder of The Amani Experience)

December 27th, 2018

45:05

In this episode, we chat with Amani Roberts of The Amani Experience. He shares with us his college days at Howard University and how influential his …

Jim Huffman (Co-Founder and CEO of GrowthHit)

December 16th, 2018

52:03

Are you in need of marketing help in your business?

In this episode, we talk with Jim Huffman, Co-Founder, and CEO of GrowthHit. share with us his entrepreneurial journey. He discusses with us the website he created …

David Feinman (Co-founder of Flixation)

December 10th, 2018

36:19

In the city of brotherly love, there is a company telling the story and many up and coming brands. 

In this episode, we sit down with David Feinman, Co-Founder of Flixation, a video editing company. David takes us back …

Simone Jones (Founder of Akamai, LLC)

November 26th, 2018

52:28

Can a business coach get your business to the next level? 

In this episode, we sit down with Simone Jones (Founder of Akamai, LLC) as we discuss how she helps small businesses. She shares her journey of managing a …

Will Leach (Founder of TriggerPoint, LLC and Author of "Marketing To Mindstates")

November 19th, 2018

1:00:27

Do people making purchasing decisions based on great advertising or is it much deeper than that?

In this episode of The Startup Life, we talk to Co-Founder of TriggerPoint, LLC, and author of “Marketing To Mindstates” …

Entrepreneurship Doesn't Require Background Checks

November 12th, 2018

1:03:59

Can entrepreneurship be a tool stop recidivism? We think so!

 

In this episode, we lay out a path for people released from prison that they cannot …

Austen Allred (Co-Founder of Lambda School)

October 29th, 2018

35:36

Is the way we pay for higher institution learning about to fundamentally change? One founder surly thinks so! 

In this episode of The Startup Life, …

Kelvin Woods (Co-Founder of The Tee Shirt Lab)

October 22nd, 2018

1:15:23

What does it take to start a business in a dorm room and grow it to a multiple location success?

In this episode of The Startup Life, we talk to …

Louisa Shepherd (Director Of Collective Impact At Epicenter)

October 15th, 2018

45:02

On your path of entrepreneurship, do you really have to take that journey alone?

In this episode of The Startup Life, we bring back Louisa Shepherd …

The Money Game

October 1st, 2018

1:11:17

What is the delayed gratification mindset? Are you staying on your spot?

In this episode of The Startup Life, we dive into the benefits of the delayed gratification mindset. Next, we dispel the myth that its really hard …

How To Win A Pitch Competition

September 30th, 2018

49:00

Are you pitch competition ready? How can a family member or friend help you win?

In this episode of The Startup Life, we dive into the tools you need …

Time To Take A Break

September 9th, 2018

1:08:30

Where has Dominic been? Is he still alive?

In this episode, we talk about taking a break from your business in order for it to move forward. In the first half of the show, we dive into where we have been from taking a …

It's Okay To Leave

June 24th, 2018

58:43

Think you are ready to leave your job? In this episode, we discuss just that. In the first segment, we talk about some of the signs that may lead you leaving your job. Dreading going to work and then procrastinating …

How To Start A League

June 11th, 2018

45:42

Is starting your league out of reach? In this episode, we give you the tools to do just that.

In the first half of the show, we discuss learning the …

It's Never Too Late

May 29th, 2018

51:42

Far too often society tells us that young entrepreneurs are the standard, which is not true. So in this episode, we discuss this notion and more. We …

Reclaim Your Time

May 13th, 2018

44:59

Can you get your time back? Not exactly but we can probably get our sanity back from losing time. In this episode, we discuss some of the benefits of time management. We talk about having a planner to why having proper …

Frank Cottle (Founder & CEO of Alliance Virtual Offices)

April 30th, 2018

40:17

Can you simply start a business from anywhere? In this episode, we sit down with Frank Cottle (Founder & CEO of Alliance Virtual Offices) to answer that question and more. Frank talks about growing up learning about …

Corbin I. Carpenter (Attorney & Managing Member of Carpenter Law, PLLC)

April 15th, 2018

1:39:55

What is municipal finance? In this episode, we sit down with Corbin Carpenter of Carpenter Law to explain that and so much more. He shares why his parents are so influential in his development as an entrepreneur. He …

Paul Lattibeaudaire Jr. & Emilio Porter (Hosts of the Educated Hustle Podcast)

April 7th, 2018

1:14:14

Can two friends make a successful podcast? In this episode, we sit down with Paul Lattibeaudaire Jr and Emilio Porter of the Educated Hustle Podcast

Tiffany Perry (Founder & Blogger of Wanderblush.com)

April 1st, 2018

25:13

Can you turn your love of traveling into a business? Tiffany Perry, Founder, and Blogger of Wanderblush says yes. In this episode, she explains some of her trail and error of posting on social media. Later she explains …

It's Time To Lead

March 22nd, 2018

30:46

What does new leadership look like? In this episode, we sit down with JB Smiley as he lays out his vision for District 8. 

Check out JB’s platform

What That Bitcoin Do?

March 17th, 2018

1:08:37

Is Bitcoin just a fad or is it a global currency disruptor? In this episode, we discuss with financial expert Terrance SetepenRa Wilson to give his perspective. He discusses his longterm prospects on cryptocurrencies …

You've Bought The Block...Now What?

March 5th, 2018

51:52

What do you do after you buy a piece of real estate? In this episode, we dive into the Buy The Block movement and talk about next steps moving forward. In the first segment, we discuss the different ways to start real …

How To Start A Business

February 26th, 2018

18:37

Are you ready to start your business? In this short episode of The Startup Life, we give a step by step approach to do just that. We start the episode with a brief background on why some either start or do not start a …

How To Beat Your Competition

February 19th, 2018

56:33

Ready to smash the competition? In this episode we discuss exactly how to do that. In the first segment,[2:13] we consider ways how competition is an asset. In order to prove this point we discuss how competition forces …

Darnell Reid (Founder & CEO of Good Hands Community Care)

February 12th, 2018

1:18:39

What does it mean to provide value in the healthcare industry? In this episode, we sit down Darnell Reid(Founder & CEO of Good Hands Community Care) to discuss just that. He walks us through his early teachings of …

Value Added Marketing (with Cheryl Pesce)

February 5th, 2018

35:29

Can you add value to your customers while marketing your business? In this episode, we sit down with Cheryl Pesce (Owner and Designer of the Cheryl Pesce Lifestyle Brand) to explain how it's done. She explains why …

Let's Launch A New Product

January 28th, 2018

46:14

Is it time launch a new product or service? In this episode, we discuss the process of creating a new product and what you need to know. In the first segment[2:11], we explain how from keeping a journal to spinning a …

Stephanie Lee(Founder & Lifestyle Mastery/Relationship Expert of Successfully Me, LLC)

January 22nd, 2018

1:07:30

Can just anyone be a life coach or a therapist? Why do you have to be married to the business? In this episode, we talk to Stephanie Lee (Founder …

How To Start A Restaurant

January 12th, 2018

1:12:36

Are you ready to open a restaurant? In this episode, we discuss some of the rules for new restaurant owners and the step-by-step process of starting …

Becoming A Networking Guru

January 7th, 2018

1:13:31

In this episode, we discuss the benefits of networking and the proper way to network online. We also discuss possible icebreakers to try at your next networking event. Later, we will break down how to use food to your …

Selling Is Not Scary

December 26th, 2017

1:17:13

In this episode, we discuss why closing the deal fast is not necessarily a good thing, the word “no” is actually a acronym for something positive, and why building rapport is the hallmark of any great salesperson. Also, …

Acing The Interview

December 18th, 2017

1:01:29

In this episode, we discuss a few tricks to ace your interview, some things to avoid doing, and how to crush the phone interview. We also include practice interview questions in the show notes below. Entrepreneurs, even …

Brand vs. Business

December 11th, 2017

56:36

In this episode, we discuss the difference between a business and a brand, why running the business right is crucial, and how to pick your brand …

Exporting Responsibly

December 4th, 2017

56:38

In this episode, we talk about things to consider before you start to export, the different approaches, and why you should consider certain …

CEO Class

November 27th, 2017

58:16

In this episode, we talk about what it really takes to be a CEO, what we can learn from two former presidents, and why #BossLife is not for everyone. Want gear from The Startup Life?

How To Start A Podcast

November 19th, 2017

47:22

In this episode, we talk about the equipment needed to get your podcast off the ground, why anybody can start a podcast, and why the two C’s of podcasting so important. Want gear from The Startup Life? Click Here!

Dr. Nicole Garner Scott (Founder & CEO of Amount Financial)

November 13th, 2017

43:23

In this episode, we sit down with Dr. Nicole Garner Scott as we discuss why she hates micro-managing, why small businesses should have an employee …

Ready Made To Succeed

November 5th, 2017

51:29

In this episode, we discuss what to look for when becoming a franchisee, why veterans are the best franchisees, and what to do before to cut the check to the franchisor. Top Franchise opportunities of 2018:

Who Are The Millennials?

October 25th, 2017

41:31

In this episode, we discuss characteristics of the generation, how to market to them, and why you cannot always entice them with money. We also pay homage to the late Bernal Smith. Want gear from The Startup Life:

Price Check

October 18th, 2017

37:04

In this episode, we discuss raising prices in your business, adding value to the price jump, and and making sure customers are part of the process. Want gear from The Startup Life:

Cynthia Daniels (Chief Event Strategist of Cynthia Daniels & Co.)

October 7th, 2017

54:46

In this episode, we sit down with Cynthia Daniels as she talks about selling hot dogs back in college, shares her best practices for networking, and …

Who Said Anything About Starting A Business?

September 25th, 2017

41:09

In this episode, we discuss how buying a house is a business venture, why the entrepreneurial mindset can help you advance your career, and why we …

Louisa Shepherd & Pamela Urquieta Of LITE Memphis

September 11th, 2017

1:01:15

In this episode, we sit down with Louisa Shepard and Pamela Urquieta of LITE Memphis. They discuss why the role of LITE in Memphis is so important, …

Alton Cryer (Co-Founder & Vice-President of STS Enterprise)

August 28th, 2017

1:04:55

In this episode, we sit down with Alton Cryer of STS Enterprise as we discuss the first unofficial HQ of STS, why knowing the capacity of your team is important, and the plan for STS moving forward. Want to donate to …

Gamer: An Entrepreneur in Disguise

August 21st, 2017

42:09

In this episode, we explain why you should take side missions in entrepreneurship, why you want to embrace the slow methodical grind, and why saving …

The Art Of Customer Service

August 14th, 2017

38:23

In this episode, we explain why the first thing you do to handle a customer complaint is absolutely nothing, why having great product knowledge can …

The Language Of Entrepreneurship

August 7th, 2017

36:52

In this episode, We explain why our phones, computer, and laptop are more valuable than our house, why businesses compete but entrepreneurs don’t, and why entrepreneurs are seen as a*******. Want gear from The Startup …

4:45 (Part 2 Featuring Tia Jennings and R.G. Brooks)

July 24th, 2017

1:02:51

Inspired by Jay-Z’s album 4:44, in part two of 4:45, we sit down with Tia Jennings and R.G. Brooks again to discuss investing in assets appreciating, …

4:45 (Part 1 Featuring Tia Jennings and R.G. Brooks)

July 16th, 2017

1:04:18

Inspired by Jay-Z’s album 4:44, in this episode, we sit down with Tia Jennings and R.G. Brooks to discuss how credit can be a tool to build wealth, …

Are We There Yet?

July 9th, 2017

39:38

In this episode, we discuss why building company culture is a must, how it could be your fault why your employees hate coming to work on Mondays, and …

The Art Of Private Branding (Featuring Cheryl Pesce)

July 3rd, 2017

43:03

In this episode, we revisit with marketing guru Cheryl Pesce as we discuss private branding, multiple streams of income, and why you should get out …

Lawrence Thompson (Motivational Speaker & Entrepreneur)

June 19th, 2017

1:12:00

In this episode, we sit down with Lawrence Thompson as he explains how his path to entrepreneurship started with him getting fired, the gift/curse of being an Alpha male, and why he had to change his circle of friends. …

Esra Roan & Josh Herwig (Founders Of Somavac Medical Solutions)

June 12th, 2017

50:30

In this episode, we sit down with Esra Roan and Josh Herwig as they discuss their working dynamic, their view on the tech economy, and their …

Brandon Thomas (Founder, CEO , & Executive Chef of Guilt Free Pastries)

June 4th, 2017

55:54

In this episode, we sit down with Chef Brandon Thomas as he discusses what he is currently learning, why Guilt Free is less about the product and …

Ball Is Life

May 30th, 2017

43:13

In this episode, we discuss why LaVar Ball make his wild claims, the logic behind Big Baller Brand, and how his bet could pay off in a major way. For …

Montoyia McGowan (Founder & Owner of Stopping The Chase)

May 22nd, 2017

37:24

In this episode, we sit down with Montoyia McGowan as she discusses how she was originally supposed to be a dentist, why she likes Facebook Live, and why she often sleeps with two books.

 

Stopping The Chase website:

Saundra Nash, Tori Johnson, and Erika Morton (Founders Of Novateur Brand Architecture)

May 15th, 2017

44:12

In this episode, we sit down with Saundra Nash and Tori Johnson as they discuss the dynamic between the three young entrepreneurs, why building relationships are so important, and explain the time when someone tried to …

Dr. Sheva Quinn (Founder of QStream University)

May 8th, 2017

47:38

In this episode, we sit down with Dr. Sheva Quinn as she discusses the many different forms of support when starting a business, success is not about how much money you make, and why a woman sent her an invoice after a …

Dr. Isaac Rodriguez (Co-Founder & CEO of SweetBio)

May 1st, 2017

58:50

In this episode, we sit down with Dr. Issac Rodriguez as he discusses the origin of SweetBio, the process of hiring and firing people, and why …

Kenya Jordan & Amy Mckinney (Owners of Opulence AK)

April 24th, 2017

1:01:17

In this episode, we sit down with Kenya Jordan as she explains how a trip to Las Vegas started her path to entrepreneurship, why the dynamic of co-ownership with Amy works, and where her vision for the future of the …

Terrance SetepenRa Wilson (Founder & CEO of Terrance Wilson Enterprises)

April 17th, 2017

36:39

In this episode, we sit down with Terrance SetepenRa Wilson as he explains why networking is so importing to him, why building relationships is his super power, and why his path to entrepreneurship is fueled by his need …

Kat Gordon (Founder of Muddy's Bake Shop)

April 10th, 2017

59:53

In this episode, we sit down with Kat Gordon as she explains where the name Muddy’s came from, why she loves learning, and why entrepreneurs should …

Te'Mika TC Chatman (Founder of Build You And Your Wealth)

April 3rd, 2017

58:18

In this episode, we sit down with Te’Mika Chatman as she discusses why its ok to fire your mentor, how professional development can come from anywhere, and why it takes a team to be an entrepreneur when you are a mom. …

Bronson Eruera Perich (Author and Serial Entrepreneur)

March 27th, 2017

1:04:49

In this episode, we sit down with Bronson Perich as he explains why many entrepreneurs fail with their first business, why falling into a business romance can be a bad thing, and why money is not the root of all evil. …

Zaniesha "Zii" Davis (Owner of Makeup Of Zii)

March 19th, 2017

55:12

In this episode, we sit down with Zaniesha “Zii” Davis as she explains how an internship didn’t end the way she planned, why you shouldn’t ask her …

Elliott Sayles (Founder and CEO of G.O.O.D Enterprizes)

March 13th, 2017

34:20

In this episode, we sit down with Elliott Sayles to discuss why it is important to make leadership attractive, the difference between truth and …

Dr. Jamie Hardy (Chief Lifestyle Curator and Founder of the FABSQUAD)

March 6th, 2017

40:09

In this episode, we sit down with Dr. Jamie Hardy as she explains that it is okay to ask for help, why continuous learning is important to the entrepreneur, and the social responsibility that comes with …

James and Jamille Bernard (Owners of MCE Cigar Emporium, LLC)

February 27th, 2017

59:15

In this episode, we sit down with James and Jamille Bernard as they talk about defining what success is, how they hold each other accountable as a …

R.G. Brooks ( Founder & Leadership Developer of Take The L.E.A.D By R.G. Brooks)

February 20th, 2017

57:57

In this episode, we sit down with R.G. Brooks as we talk about leadership, why debt acquisition may not be necessary when starting a business, and …

Angie Steele (Vlogger, Social Media Guru, and Serial Entrepreneur)

February 13th, 2017

37:33

In this episode, we sit down with Angie Steele as she discusses how to navigate being a “mompreneur”, the inspiration behind her t-shirt line, and why fear is a good thing. Show Notes: Want a “Go Be Great” T-shirt?

Daniel Watson (Founder & CEO of Beneva Mayweather Foods)

February 6th, 2017

1:13:18

In this episode, Daniel shares the story of his grandmother, why he started book reading time, and explains what the #Grindumentary is. SHOW NOTES: For ACT Prep from OWLS: The-Owl-Academy.teachable.com Teaching …

Cheryl Pesce (Owner & Designer of Cheryl Pesce)

January 30th, 2017

37:05

In this episode, we sit down with Ms. Pesce as she talks about what she is currently learning, describes what her tribe of successful women means to …

How To Succeed Like A Titan

January 23rd, 2017

57:13

In this episode, we sit down with Jason as he shares with us what sets him apart from other contractors, why providing value is so important, and why entrepreneurship is not something you clock out of on a daily basis. …

Tia Jennings (Owner of Manestream Hair)

January 14th, 2017

36:52

In this episode, we sit down with Tia as she discusses her week-long stint at McDonald’s, being a boss and other B-words. Join us as we explore how to manage your time, money, and relationships as an entrepreneur. Show …

Fa-Harra F. Vision (Founder & CEO of iVision Digital)

January 8th, 2017

53:44

In this episode, Fa-Harra shares with us his tools for success, why knowing your role is so important, and the lessons his mom taught him that led to …

10 Ashley Holder (Owner and Master Baker of Sweet Indulgence Bake Shop)

December 30th, 2016

51:54

In our 10th episode with Ashley Holder, Owner and Master Baker of Sweet Indulgence Bake Shop, we explore why passion is so important and why you must …

9 Eric Cook (Owner of Xpress Fitness)

December 25th, 2016

32:18

In this episode, we go to Olive Branch, Miss to visit Eric Cook, Owner of Xpress Fitness. He talks to us about building a culture, shares his super …

8 Michael Franks (Founder & CEO of We Deliver)

December 19th, 2016

39:38

In this episode we sit down with Micheal Franks. He is the Founder and CEO of We Deliver, a food delivery service headquartered in Memphis, Tn. Franks takes us on a journey through his wireless phone days, his …

7 Promoting An Employee To Customer

December 12th, 2016

32:36

In this episode, we explore the very difficult subject of terminating someone. We discuss possible reasons for firing, some strategies to retain the …

6 Who You Calling A Small Business (Part 2)

December 5th, 2016

24:12

In the conclusion, we focus on taking care of your team, providing a great customer experience, and not being intimidated as a small business. Travel back in time with me as I share stories from my teenage working days …

5 Who You Calling A Small Business (Part 1)

November 28th, 2016

28:09

In Part one of "Who You Calling A Small Business?", we explain that entrepreneurs should stop thinking like a small business. We go on to explain how …

4 Kenda Lawson (Founder & CEO of OWLS)

November 21st, 2016

46:16

In this episode, we hear from Kenda Lawson, Founder and CEO of OWLS. She stops by to talk about entrepreneurship, an idea she did not follow through …

3 Forward After Failure

November 13th, 2016

27:30

As entrepreneurs, we often experience setbacks when trying to build a business. So here is a step by step process on how to overcome it and be better than before. We also share a personal story of a failure we had and …

2 Titles Don't Lead

November 6th, 2016

28:10

A popular misconception about leaders is that they are created from titles. So in this episode we focus on key elements that create great leaders and …

1 In The Beginning

October 27th, 2016

36:29

Our first episode introduces you to The Startup Life and what you can expect from the show. We discuss the story behind OWLS and why we love entrepreneurship.

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