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What Not To Do

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Good men learn from their own mistakes, but great men learn from the mistakes of others. What Not To Do gives Entrepreneurs a platform to share their FAILURES to help equip you for success. Not sure what to do? Start with What Not To Do – because hindsight is 20/20. Support this podcast: https://anc… read more

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FINAL 10X | #1 Craig Dickman (Managing Director at TitletownTech, Founder of Breakthrough)

August 14th, 2020


Do you want to be something or do something?
Bringing us home at #1 in the FINAL 10X of What Not To Do is Craig Dickman.
Craig Dickman is the Managing Director at TitletownTech and Founder of Breakthrough Fuel.
In this …

FINAL 10X | #2 Bill Svoboda (Co-Founder at CloseSimple)

August 14th, 2020


If you ignore the little things, you ignore the big things. 

Coming at #2 in the FINAL 10X of What Not To Do is Bill Svoboda.

Bill and I first met …

FINAL 10X | #3 Sonny Hennessy (Owner of The Exchange, Co-Founder of The Nest, Author, & Pastor)

August 13th, 2020


Life didn't happen to you.

It happens for you.

This is the FINAL 10X of What Not To Do!

And bringing us in at #3 is Sonny Hennessy.

Sonny is a serial entrepreneur, author, and pastor. 

And in the pursuit of a well lived …

FINAL 10X | #4 Bradley Binversie (Founder of Exclusivia)

August 12th, 2020


Trust is the bridge between the known and the unknown.

And crossing that bridge has NOTHING to do with luck. 

Bradley Binversie brings us in at #4 in the FINAL 10X of What Not To Do.

As the Founder of Exclusivia, …

FINAL 10X | #5 Aaron Armstrong (Owner at Armstrong Ventures, Public Speaker, Podcast Host)

August 11th, 2020


Don't waste your privilege. 

Aaron Armstrong is a serial entrepreneur, executive coach, public speaker, & podcast host. 

In #5 of the FINAL 10X …

FINAL 10X | #6 Craig J. Stadler (Founder of Petey Vid)

August 8th, 2020


From death metal to death bed...

No regrets.

The is the FINAL 10X of What Not To Do!

And bringing us in at #6 is Craig J. Stadler.

Craig is the Founder of Petey Vid – a privacy-based video search engine.

But make no …

FINAL 10X | #7 Alex VandeHei (Founder of HeiPro Digital & Co-Founder of The Nest)

August 6th, 2020


Don't take risks.

Manage them.

Brilliant words from Alex VandeHei, Founder of HeiPro Digital & Co-Founder of The Nest.

And you know one of the biggest risks you can take?

Giving up your dreams for the illusive …

FINAL 10X | #8 Kevin McKamey (Consultant, Coach, & Trainer)

August 5th, 2020


How do you counter the mass of narratives competing to convince you of who you should be?

That's simple.

Just be you.

Kevin McKamey is a Consultant, …

FINAL 10X | #9 Joel Hawbaker (Professional Speaker & Blended Family Expert)

August 5th, 2020


All we have to decide is what to do with the time given to us.

And Joel Hawbaker spends that time healing broken families.

We cover marriage, family, …

FINAL 10X | #10 Tonya Dittman (Intrapreneur & Director of Engagement at Performa Inc)

August 4th, 2020


Your company has more to do with your health than your doctor.

And this is why Tonya Dittman has made her life's aim to give others the space to thrive.

Tonya is the Director of Engagement at Performa Inc.

And she is all …

F*** It | Miha Matlievski, pt 4 (Founder of & CEO of Firehouse)

July 31st, 2020


Repeat after me...

F*** it, Flow, and EQ 2.0

Need some new reading?

Miha has you covered.

In part 4, Miha unpacks powerful books that helped him get …

Human 2 Human | Miha Matlievski, pt 3 (Founder of & CEO of Firehouse)

July 30th, 2020


Data is the new crack.

And we'd all do well to remember this one thing...

No matter which industry we find ourselves in, we're all in H2H...

That is, Human–2–Human.

In part 3, Miha Matlievski reminds us of the power of not …

Get Off the Couch | Miha Matlievski, pt 2 (Founder of & CEO of Firehouse)

July 28th, 2020


A couch commentator is not cultural change.

Get off the couch. And get into the game.

In Part 2, Miha breaks down his biggest failure and the lessons …

No Cure for Death or Failure | Miha Matlievski, pt 1 (Founder of & CEO of Firehouse)

July 27th, 2020


He was on the balcony, holding on by one hand...

You see, he had just lost $20,000,000 overnight.

And now he was $5,000,000 in debt.

They were coming …

Is Your Story Worth Reading? | Jerry Abiog, pt 4 (Co-Founder & CMO of Standard Insights)

July 23rd, 2020


Is your story worth reading?

Or will your own grandchildren be left to look for inspiration elsewhere?

In Part 4 with Jerry Abiog on What Not To Do, we wrap up our conversation by discussing books that have helped him …

Just Because You Can, Doesn't Mean You Should | Jerry Abiog, pt 3 (Co-Founder & CMO of Standard Insights)

July 23rd, 2020


Covid. Facemasks. Facebook. OH MY!

Just because you can, doesn't mean you should.

Timely wisdom from Jerry Abiog in Part 3 of What Not To Do.

He …

Be Driven or Someone Else Will Drive | Jerry Abiog, pt 2 (Co-Founder & CMO of Standard Insights)

July 21st, 2020


Be driven. Or someone else will drive.

It's not whether or not you're going somewhere, with someone.

The question is: "Where are you going? And who's driving?"

In Part 4 of What Not To Do with Jerry Abiog, we break down …

Once the Dust Settles | Jerry Abiog, pt 1 (Co-Founder & CMO of Standard Insights)

July 21st, 2020


Don't think a computer can think like a human?

Think again.

Jerry Abiog is Co-Founder & CMO of Standard Insights, which unleashes AI to drive repeat buyers for businesses.

In Part 1, we get to hear Jerry's story, what …

Read. Learn. Do. | Caleb Dykema, pt 4 (Founder of 1Swipe, Host of Just The Bulb Podcast)

July 16th, 2020


Remember, it's not how much you know.

It's what you do with what know.

In Part 4 of What Not To Do with Caleb Dykema, we wrap up our conversation with some of the books that have massively shaped his life.

Connect with …

Take Action, Take Care | Caleb Dykema, pt 3 (Founder of 1Swipe & Host of Just The Bulb)

July 16th, 2020


Take action. Take care.

If Caleb Dykema had a billboard for the world to see, that would be his message.

Simple enough. But striking that sweet spot …

More Precious than Time | Caleb Dykema, pt 2 (Founder, 1Swipe & Host, Just The Bulb Podcast)

July 15th, 2020


They say time is the most valuable resource.

But we all get 24 hours every day.

You know what we don't all get in equal doses?


Time is important, yes.

But not nearly as important as how we use it.

And that's where …

You Can Grow Anything | Caleb Dykema, pt 1 (Founder of 1Swipe, Host of Just the Bulb Podcast)

July 14th, 2020


Growing up on a farm gave him the patience of a farmer.

And it also gave him the hope that given the right conditions, you can grow anything.

Caleb …

The Power of Living on Purpose | Tony Ehrbar, pt 4 (Owner/CEO, American Tent)

July 9th, 2020


What is your purpose?

What keeps you rolling out of bed every morning giving your time, your energy, your self to what it is that you do?

In part 4, …

Run Into the Storm | Tony Ehrbar, pt 3 (Owner/CEO, American Tent)

July 9th, 2020


Do you chase the storm? Or does the storm chase you?

In part 4 with Tony Ehrbar, we find out:

who has had the biggest impact in his life

the WORST advice he hears floating around these days

and how a buffalo inspired Tony's …

Is the Pain Worse than the Effort to Change? | Tony Ehrbar, pt 2 (Owner/CEO, American Tent)

July 7th, 2020


What triggers change?

When the pain of staying the same is worse than the effort to change.

It doesn't mean change is easy. But it does mean it's possible.

And that you don't have to go it alone.

In Part 2, Tony Ehrbar …

First, Lead Yourself | Tony Ehrbar, pt 1 (Owner/CEO American Tent)

July 6th, 2020


If you can't lead yourself, what makes you think you can lead others?

Tony Ehrbar went from grinding beans at Starbucks to building not just a business, but people.

In Part 1, we get to know the man, the myth, the legend …

We're All In This Together | Eric Sponholtz, pt 4 (Executive Director, Volunteer Center of Brown County)

July 3rd, 2020


"We're all in this together."

Timely message from Eric Sponholtz.

In Part 4, Eric shares a few books that have really impacted his life and mission... …

It Is What It Is | Eric Sponholtz, pt 3 (Executive Director, Volunteer Center of Brown County)

July 1st, 2020


Ever throw your hands up in the air and say "you know, it is what it is?"

Congrats! You've bought into some of the WORST advice Eric has ever heard.

In Part 3, Eric unpacks why it's such bad advice, whose had the biggest …

1% Better Every Day | Eric Sponholtz, pt 2 (Executive Director, Volunteer Center of Brown County)

June 30th, 2020


Here's what Eric tells us NOT to do:

Don't be impulsive.

Don't get too comfortable.

Don't rest on your laurels.

Don't assume who you know will make you …

Every Decision You Make | Eric Sponholtz, pt 1 (Executive Director, Volunteer Center of Brown County)

June 29th, 2020


Every decision you make starts with you and ends with you. 

It's Eric Sponholtz week on What Not To Do! 

We get to know who he is, what he does, and …

The Book that Could Change Your Life | Toni Miller, pt 4 (Investment Advisor, Global View Capital Advisors)

June 25th, 2020


It's amazing the power we have to radically alter the course of someone's life.

What is that power?

A single book.

In Part 4, Toni shares with us 3x books that changed her life:

Rich Dad Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their …

Act, Don't React | Toni Miller, pt 3 (Investment Advisor, Global View Capital Advisors)

June 24th, 2020


In part 3 with Toni Miller, we get into:

who has made the biggest impact in her life

the worst advice she hears floating around

and her message to the world

Connect with Toni: (

Don't Forget You're Not Alone | Toni Miller, pt 2 (Investment Advisor, Global View Capital Advisors)

June 23rd, 2020


In part 2, we go deep into Toni's favorite failure – and ironically, it's a financial failure.

But we soon discover that it's more than just financial...

Here's what Toni tells us NOT to do:

Don't be afraid to trust …

Don't Hire a Babysitter | Toni Miller, pt 1 (Investment Advisor, Global View Capital Advisors)

June 22nd, 2020


By title, she is an Investment Advisor with  Global View Capital Advisors ( .

But Toni Miller is really more of what you might call a wealth mindset mentor. 

It was a blast …

You Can Never Have Too Many Books | Alain Hunkins, pt 4 (Best-Selling Author & Managing Director, Hunkins Leadership Group)

June 18th, 2020


You have too many books...

Said no one ever.

Check out these books that have changed Alain Hunkins life:

Man's Search for Meaning, Viktor Frankl

The 7-Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen Covey

The Leadership …

Quit Your Job and Go For It | Alain Hunkins, pt 3 (Best-Selling Author & Managing Director, Hunkins Leadership Group)

June 17th, 2020


What's the ultimate sign you should quit your job and go for it?


Truth be told, this is some of the WORST advice Alain Hunkins has ever …

Deep Wounds, Great Gifts | Alain Hunkins, pt 2 (Best-Selling Author & Managing Director, Hunkins Leadership Group)

June 16th, 2020


Out of our deepest wounds come our greatest gifts.

Listen to Best-Selling Author & Leadership Expert, Alain Hunkins, revisit one of his deepest scars to give us some great gifts:

Don't let your work speak for itself.

Kindling the Fire of Brilliance | Alain Hunkins, pt 1 (Best-Selling Author & Managing Director, Hunkins Leadership Group)

June 15th, 2020


Dead beliefs = dead wood.

And the simple act of setting those aflame can kindle the fire of brilliance not only in ourselves, but in others.

Check out these virtual trainings with Alain! (

What Would It Look Like If... | Jackson St. Amant, pt 4 (Founder & CEO, Money Mastermind)

June 11th, 2020


These books changed Jackson's life... for the better.

What books have changed your life?

Join the community: (


This episode …

So Easy a Caveman Could Do It | Jackson St. Amant, pt 3 (Founder & CEO, Money Mastermind)

June 10th, 2020


"Go to school. Do good work. Get good job."

So easy a caveman could do it.

But at what cost? What are you willing to pay?

Your dreams, your life – for …

Don't Live Your Life For Someone Else | Jackson St. Amant (Founder & CEO, Money Mastermind)

June 9th, 2020


In Part 2 with Jackson St. Amant, we dive into:

why living his life for someone else is his biggest failure

the lessons gleaned from telling his parents "no"

and the virtue of divine disposition

Here's what Jackson tells us …

From Success to Significance | Jackson St. Amant (Founder & CEO, Money Mastermind)

June 8th, 2020


Is your life the sum of your choices?

Or someone choosing for you?

Founder & CEO of Money Mastermind, Jackson St. Amant takes us on his journey from success to significance.

Connect with Jackson:

Don't Ignore the Weeds | Dai Manuel, pt 3 (Lifestyle Mentor, Wellness Coach, Digital Story Teller and Keynote Speaker)

June 3rd, 2020


All weeds are cute... when they're little.

But they sneakily grow and squeeze the life and fruitfulness out of us.

Our lives are a garden, and success …

Don't Lead By Accident | Dai Manuel, pt 2 (Lifestyle Mentor, Wellness Coach, Digital Story Teller and Keynote Speaker)

June 2nd, 2020


As a leader, you sit up stream from culture.

Your actions will inescapably influence the people who follow you.

So, it's not whether or not you lead, …

What Do You Want To Be Known For? | Dai Manuel, pt 1 (Lifestyle Mentor, Wellness Coach, Digital Story Teller and Keynote Speaker)

June 1st, 2020


The average person spends 1 DECADE watching TV.

What do you want to be known for?

Dai Manuel has a passion to help others get the most out of life, and …

Is Your Story Worth Reading? | Jonathan Dunn, pt 4 (Senior Coach, Trainer, & Speak with Floyd Consulting)

May 28th, 2020


Who has had the greatest impact in your life?

And 10 years from now, will someone else pick you?

We wrap up Jonathan Dunn's story in Part 4 with a …

To Be or Not To Be | Jonathan Dunn, pt 3 (Senior Coach, Trainer, & Speak with Floyd Consulting)

May 27th, 2020


Who do you take advice from?

Are they who you want to be?

And are they helping you become the best version of yourself?

Or just a cookie-cutter version of who they are?

In Part 3 of What Not To Do with Jonathan Dunn, we …

Lean Into the Storm | Jonathan Dunn, pt 2 (Senior Coach, Trainer, & Speak with Floyd Consulting)

May 26th, 2020


It's Part 2 Tuesday on What Not To Do with Jonathan Dunn.

Here's what Jonathan tells us NOT to do:

🚫 Don't max out your bandwidth.

🚫 Don't give everyone the gift of your time.

🚫 Don't value all relationships the same.

🚫 …

Becoming the Best Version of Yourself | Jonathan Dunn, pt 1 (Senior Coach, Trainer, & Speak with Floyd Consulting)

May 25th, 2020


Jonathan Dunn is in the business of helping others become the best version of themselves.

But why does he do it?

It's the only thing that ever felt right.

If you have an ounce of human in you, you will be deeply moved by …

Change Your Self, Change Your World | Sherry Freeman, pt 4 (Director of Business Development, Greater Green Bay YMCA)

May 21st, 2020


Are you the victor? Or are you the victim?

Are you taking action? Or are you being acted upon.

Are you assuming total ownership? Or is someone else to blame?

Here's the secret sauce to life...

Change your self, change your …

You Have No Idea | Sherry Freeman, pt 3 (Director of Business Development, Greater Green Bay YMCA)

May 20th, 2020


Who has had the biggest impact in Sherry's life?

What's the worst advice she's ever heard?

She has a message we all need to hear... what is it?

We dive into these things and more in part 3 of What Not To Do with Sherry …

The Fruit of Failure | Sherry Freeman, pt 2 (Director of Business Development, Greater Green Bay YMCA)

May 19th, 2020


To get the sweetest wine, the fruit must first be crushed.

And so it is with life.

We often go through hardships and failures.

Yet despite being pressed and having every last drop of life seemingly squeezed out of us, we …

Learn for the Sake of Others | Sherry Freeman, pt 1 (Director of Business Development, Greater Green Bay YMCA)

May 18th, 2020


Hailing from the Northwoods of Wisconsin, Sherry Freeman was the first from her family to go to college.

And when she got there, it was like drinking …

Never Stop Learning | David Kalsow, pt 4 (Owner/Audio Producer,

May 14th, 2020


Never stop learning.

These books have changed David's life for the better.

And he thinks they'll do the same for you.

Discipline Equals Freedom: Field Manual ( Jocko …

There is Hope for Tomorrow | David Kalsow, pt 3 (Owner/Audio Producer,

May 13th, 2020


"There is ALWAYS hope for tomorrow."

In part 3, David shares:

Who has had the BIGGEST impact in his life

The WORST advice he's ever heard

His message to the WORLD

...and more!

Connect with David: (

Good Enough To Move On | David Kalsow, pt 2 (Owner/AudioProducer,

May 12th, 2020


In part 2 with David Kalsow, we deep dive into his favorite failure and surface with some gold.

Here's what David tells us NOT to do:

Don't be a …

Love People & Make Their Life Easier | David Kalsow, pt 1 (Owner,

May 11th, 2020


What keeps David Kalsow wake up every morning?

The opportunity to love people and make their life easier.

David owns where he is a top notch podcast producer and voiceover expert.

In this introductory …

Is Hustling Destroying Your Business? | Russell Nohelty, pt 3 (Founder, The Complete Creative, Wannabe Press, Wavelength Mobility)

May 9th, 2020


In our final episode with Russell, we dive into:

The danger of doing average things

How "hustle" might destroy your business

The folly of trying to be …

The Secret to Getting Punched in the Mouth | Russell Nohelty, pt 2 (Founder, The Complete Creative, Wannabe Press, & Wavelength Mobility)

May 8th, 2020


Nobody likes getting punched in the mouth.

But do you know the secret?

The faster you get up, the better.

It part 2 of What Not To DO with Russell …

Hope in the Hopelessness | Russell Nohelty, pt 1 (Founder of The Complete Creative, Wannabe Press, & Wavelength Mobility)

May 7th, 2020


"There is hope in the hopeless."

That's what Russell Nohelty wants you to know – and he speaks from his own pain.

Russell couldn't hold a job and had …

Brand = Your Unhappiest Employee on Their Worst Day | Ben Baker, pt 2 (Founder/President, Your Brand Marketing)

May 5th, 2020


What is your story?

And does it line up with what people say when you're not in the room?

In pt 2 with Ben Baker, we dive into:

how to know what your …

What is Your Brand Behind Closed Doors? | Ben Baker, pt 1 (Founder & President of Your Brand Marketing)

May 4th, 2020


Every employee lost costs $100,000 to replace.

And whether they stay or go all hinges on one thing:


Founder & President of Your Brand Marketing, Ben Baker makes his case for why "trust" IS your brand.

We have a …

Don't Waste Your Youth | Chad Van Handel, pt 2 (Chief Lending Officer, Unison Credit Union)

May 1st, 2020


It's Friday! And we pick up where we left off with Chad Van Handel.

Here's what Chad tells us NOT to do:

Don't multi-task.

Don't look too much at others.

The Art of Knowing Your Audience | Chad Van Handel, pt 1 (Chief Lending Officer, Unison Credit Union)

April 30th, 2020


Communication is everything.

It is perhaps the linchpin of all relationships.

But not everyone communicates in the same way. And this becomes a major problem when we think everyone else is just like us.

In Episode 52, Chad …

Why 'Hustle' Will Hurt You | Alex Carmeli, pt 2 (Author & Founder of We Build Killer Teams)

April 28th, 2020


Part 2 Tuesday with Alex Carmeli!

We picked up where we left off on Alex's favorite failure and dove into:

Why "hustle" will hurt you

standing up in the face of fear

and the virtue of making others uncomfortable

Here's what …

JOMO: Joy of Missing Out | Alex Carmeli, pt 1 (Author & Founder, We Build Killer Teams)

April 27th, 2020


Every choice we make – big or small – steers us in 1 of 2 directions:

Either towards becoming the best version of ourselves...

or the worst.

There is no middle ground. There is no neutrality.

Alex Carmeli, Author & …

The Virtue of Holy Discontent | Nick Badilla, pt 2 (Image Consultant, Tom James)

April 24th, 2020


It's Friday! And Round 2 with Nick Badilla.

We get into:

- the most powerful question to ask yourself every day
- how to identify your #1 enemy
- the …

How to Go from Making $563/month to President's Club in Less Than a Year | Nick Badilla, pt 1 (Image Consultant, Tom James)

April 23rd, 2020


Comparison is the thief of all joys.

At least that's what Nick Badilla believes.

You see, Nick is in the business of helping people express the best version of themselves through how they dress themselves.

No comparison …


April 22nd, 2020


I woke up early this morning,

  bent my knees to clear my mind

The road ahead is certain

  like the past we left behind.

Just one way to climb this …

How to Avoid a Supernova Burnout | Mark Burwell, pt 2 (Owner, Evolutions Business Group & National Director, EHUB)

April 21st, 2020


In part 2 with Mark Burwell, we double-click on

why your children should become your mentors

dodging energy vampires

the art of "cupid-ing"

and how to …

The Evolutionary Entrepreneur | Mark Burwell, pt 1 (Owner, Evolutions Business Group & National Director, EHUB)

April 20th, 2020


Do you do what you love? I mean, do you even like what you do?

What would your perfect day look like? And what if that could be every day?

Is the apex …

Collaboration is Like Cocaine | Karla Brooks, pt 2 (Founding Creator of It Makes Me Happy)

April 17th, 2020


If Karla Brooks had a billboard that billions would see, it would only have two simple questions:

Who are you?

What makes you happy?

It's Friday! And we …

Martyrs Don't Get Brownie Points | Karla Brooks, pt 1 (Founding Creator of It Makes Me Happy)

April 16th, 2020


Does it make you happy?

No? Then why are you doing it?

How do you know what makes you happy?

Do you know what should make you happy?

"Happiness" gets …

Do You Wish the World Was Better?

April 15th, 2020


It’s been said that the light that shines the farthest shines the brightest at home. 

We all tend to begin our reforms too far away from home. In her poem, Wishing, Ella Wheeler Wilcox takes us to the heart of the matter:

How to Rule the World | Ron Jung, pt 4 (Headmaster aka "CEO" of Providence Academy)

April 14th, 2020


Our life work inescapably impacts generations not yet born. 

But is that even on our minds when setting our goals?

How do cultures change? 

Why do …

Learning to Love What Must Be Done | Ron Jung, pt 3 (Headmaster aka "CEO" of Providence Academy)

April 13th, 2020


Picking up where we left off with Ron Jung here in Part 3.We dig into:who has had the greatest impact in his life and whythe worst advice he's ever heardlearning to love what must be done–––––Here's what Ron tells us …

Echoes in Eternity | Ron Jung, pt 2 (Headmaster aka "CEO" of Providence Academy)

April 10th, 2020


If something is worth doing, it's worth doing poorly. In Part 2 with Ron Jung, we dive into learning when to let gothe glory of getting startedand the virtue of building something greater than yourselfHere's what Ron …

Building Good Humans | Ron Jung, pt 1 (Headmaster of Providence Academy)

April 9th, 2020


What good is it to make a loud bang now if there is no echo in eternity?This question has guided Ron Jung from pastor to church planter to teacher and now Headmaster (think CEO) of Providence Academy. Ron's life work …

Aim for the Eyes

April 8th, 2020


Hazlitt said that the defeat of the Whigs could be read in the shifting and irresolute countenance of Charles James Fox, and the triumph of the …

Be the CEO of Your Life | Chad Kopitzke, pt 2 (Owner, NeXtGen Advantage - Former MLB Athlete)

April 7th, 2020


Round 2 with Chad Kopitzke.Feeling secure in your job? You shouldn't. Be the CEO of your life. Here's what Chad tells us NOT to do:1. Don't think you …

The Power of a Defining Moment | Chad Kopitzke, pt 1 (Owner, NeXtGen Advantage - Former MLB Athlete)

April 6th, 2020


We all have experienced the power of a defining moment.But when was the last time you gave thought to such moments in your life?We all want to be …

Special Edition: Baby Eva

April 1st, 2020


We are absolutely delighted and thrilled to welcome this beautiful girl into the world!Evangelina Anne Schmitz Born March 27th at 9:46pm9lbs 10oz, 21 …

SAS: Anywhere

March 31st, 2020


Follow on Instagram: @songsfortheamericanspiritLyrics: Ellen M.H. GatesMusic: Kyle M. SchmitzIf you cannot, on the ocean, sail among the swiftest …


March 31st, 2020


Subscribe here: You Can Do More PodcastFollow on IG: @youcandomorepodcastwww.youcandomorepodcast.comClarity.Do you have clarity?If I asked you where …

Adam Sutter (Area Director, Junior Achievement)

March 31st, 2020


Were you taught these things in school growing up?✅ Financial literacy✅ Career readiness✅ EntrepreneurshipNo? Well, that makes two of us.But Adam …

Christopher DeRuyter (Founder & Managing Director, Brand Success Tools – Real Estate Investor)

March 30th, 2020


What do you want to be known for?Well, when you figure it out, work hard and advertise your ass off. Or at least that's what Arnold Schwarzenegger …

SAS: To The Men Who Lose

March 30th, 2020


Lyrics: George ScarbroughMusic: Kyle M. SchmitzHere's to the men who lose! What though their work be e'er so nobly planned, And watched with zealous care, No glorious halo crowns their efforts grand; Contempt is …

5 and 25

March 30th, 2020


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March 27th, 2020


Subscribe here: You Can Do More PodcastFollow on IG: @youcandomorepodcastwww.youcandomorepodcast.comInvictus – William Ernest HenleyOut of the night …

Travis Wright (Author of Making New Mistakes – Director of Growth, 3GIMBALS

March 27th, 2020


Travis Wright is the Director of Growth at 3GIMBALS, a services firm supporting the intelligence community. He is also author of Making New Mistakes.His journey began in aviation as a helicopter pilot and then as an …

No One Is Coming

March 26th, 2020


Subscribe here: You Can Do More PodcastFollow on IG: @youcandomorepodcastwww.youcandomorepodcast.comWaiting. How long have you been waiting? Waiting …

Mike Higgins (Kos Realty Group, Real Estate Investor)

March 26th, 2020


Mike Higgins is a family man with a business.As part of the team at Kos Realty Group and a Real Estate Investor himself, Mike is in the business of helping families take a house and make it a home. But it doesn't stop …

3ft from Gold

March 25th, 2020


Subscribe here: You Can Do More PodcastFollow on IG: @youcandomorepodcastwww.youcandomorepodcast.comA man moved out west in search for gold.And he …

Don Herrmann (Founder & President, Herrmann Advantage Consulting)

March 25th, 2020


Don Herrmann is Founder & President of Herrmann Advantage Consulting, where he helps companies perform, produce, and profit. When he's not …

Conquer the Cosmos

March 24th, 2020


Subscribe here: You Can Do More PodcastFollow on IG: @youcandomorepodcastwww.youcandomorepodcast.comIt's like we spend our whole lives on the floor …

Jarrod Haning (Master Coach, Mindset Performance)

March 24th, 2020


Award winning speaker featured on ABC Nightline for his Real Estate investing and TEDx for his Performance Coaching, Jarrod Haning specializes in a Nobel Nominated process that allows you to access your next …

1 in 400 Trillion

March 23rd, 2020


Subscribe here: You Can Do More PodcastFollow on IG: @youcandomorepodcastwww.youcandomorepodcast.com1 in 400 trillion.ONE in 400 trillion. Those are …

Tony Broullire (Mortgage & Money Expert, Owner of Good Faith Funding)

March 23rd, 2020


Want to buy a home? Go to a bank, put 20% down, and hope your credit score is on an upswing — right?Or you could talk to Tony Broullire and use what …

Louis Johannes (Co-Founder & CEO of Merivox)

March 20th, 2020


All learning is vain unless we learn for the sake of others. Co-Founder & CEO of Merivox, Louis Johannes is driven to learn, to educate, and to teach.This has given him success in various aspects of life – the least …

Chuck Dahle (Co-Founder & CEO of Opus Communications)

March 19th, 2020


Take risks on yourself.Bet on yourself.Invest in yourself. But "do what makes you happy" is some of the worst advice Chuck Dahle has ever heard.Chuck is the CEO & Co-Founder of Opus Communications and prides himself …

Jay Guilford ("The Boss Whisperer" Leadership Strategist, Cirque du Soleil)

March 18th, 2020


He was raised in Atlanta during the crack crises.Ms. Jackson treated him for real and pushed him to excel.He swore he’d never see this sidewalk …

Jess Hopp (Co-Founder at The Nest & Founder at The Planner Collective)

March 17th, 2020


"I don't need a coach.""Give it 5 years.""Have a side hustle."Not for Jess Hopp. She's ALL IN on ONE THING. And it's only been ONE YEAR. Co-Founder …

Bob Burg (Global Best-Selling Author, The Go-Giver Series – Hall of Fame Keynote Speaker)

March 16th, 2020


Bob Burg (global best-selling author) shares his personal story and how his biggest FAILURE cost him millions.  Last summer, I bought The Go-Giver on a whim. And it changed my life... forever. Bob and Co-Author, John …

Glen Sherman (Owner & Founder of Prohibition Spirits & Cigar Lounge, Career Fireman)

March 13th, 2020


They call him “Deadpool” for a reason.28 years in the Fire Department, 21 surgeries, 13 years sober, and 10 years running one of my favorite …

Mark Cumicek (Certified Dream Manager, Onward)

March 12th, 2020


Son #1 is a competitive cup stacker. 🤔Son #2 is a flag rugby terror. 🏉 Furry son contributes to domestic entropy. 🐶 Wife is a nurse practitioner and sage. 👩‍⚕️ And Mark Cumicek? You know what he does?He is a …

Drew Leatherberry (The Robinhood of Health Insurance, 6x Marathon Runner, 4x Entrepreneur)

March 11th, 2020


4x Entrepreneur.6x marathons under his belt.And he's the Robinhood of Health Insurance, single-handedly saving America.Ok, maybe not single-handedly. But close. Drew Leatherberry is founder of Avergent, which is …

Ryan Klein (Co-Founder & COO of Opus Communications)

March 10th, 2020


It’s been years since Ryan Klein and I graduated together from Ashwaubenon High School (dare I say decades?! 😬).But here we are — talking #success, …

Allyn Emery (Senior Vice President, Peshtigo National Bank)

March 9th, 2020


"Exert your authority."Worst advice Allyn Emery has ever heard. And as Senior Vice President for Peshtigo National Bank, he's learned a thing or two about leading people. But he hasn't always done that well. And through …

David Skinner (Industrial Real Estate Broker, Founder of The CRE Coach)

March 6th, 2020


From strangers to roommates to taking over the world — 🌎💪This episode of What Not To Do gets a bit personal.It’s been so much fun to watch David Skinner’s growth and success from afar. And now even more fun talking …

Sharon Hulce (Author, CEO & Founder of Employment Resource Group)

March 5th, 2020


You’ve heard about the 4am club. But what about the 1am club?Her greatest edge? She’ll straight up out-work you. And she just wrote a book that …

David Mendoza (Director, Orbit 5 – Professor, George Brown College – Tour Director, Evolve Tours)

March 4th, 2020


What Not To Do goes international! Had a blast with David Mendoza — educator turned entrepreneur. We talk food, Foo Fighters, and of course, failure. This was my first remote conversation — and it won’t be my last. It’s …

Andrew Schmitz (CEO & Co-Founder of

March 3rd, 2020


Really enjoyed this conversation with Andrew Schmitz — and great last name, if I do say so myself. Andrew is CEO & Co-Founder at …

Chris Burns (Owner/Founder of Northern Fleet Solutions, Owner of The Social Station, Director of Business Development at BConnected, LLC)

March 2nd, 2020


Chris Burns is Director of Business Development at BConnected, LLC, Owner/Founder of Northern Fleet Solutions, and Owner of The Social Station.He's …

Jacob Miller (Marketing & Brand Manager, Headway)

February 28th, 2020


One of the most important decisions you make in life is deciding who you choose to spend your time with. I’m so glad I chose to spend some time this afternoon with Jacob Miller 🐻, Marketing & Brand Manager at …

Justin Seidl (Co-Founder & CEO of Vertbase, an exchange platform for digital assets)

February 27th, 2020


Absolutely fascinating conversation with Justin Seidl, Co-Founder and CEO of Vertbase, a platform for digital currency exchange. But it was more than …

Fr. Rodger Patience (Sales Engineer at EAB and 3rd Gen Episcopal Priest)

February 26th, 2020


Fr. Rodger Patience has served in a bi-vocational capacity for 20+ years. Working as a Sales Engineer for EAB has given him incredible perspective and ability to relate to the good, bad, and ugly of corporate life that …

Matt Kowalczyk (Owner of Cornerstone Benefits Consulting & Cornerstone Wealth Consulting)

February 25th, 2020


He had it all. He lost it all. And now that he’s got it back, he’s taking others with him. You’re going to be so inspired by Matt Kowalczyk’s story — and of course, be equipped for success on this episode of What Not To …

Jordan Ogren (Marketing Specialist, Stop The Vanilla)

February 24th, 2020


What is vanilla? And how do you stop it?How did staring death in the face change the course of his life?And I thought we were supposed to ignore the haters? He disagrees.Oh, and lose all your friends. Some really good …

Why Failure? with Ryan Hatch (Entrepreneur/Product Strategist)

February 19th, 2020


A podcast about failure? Really? That's the best you can do?In this introductory episode, Ryan Hatch (entrepreneur and product strategy consultant) …

Corey Reyment (Founder/Owner of Fox Cities Home Buyers)

February 19th, 2020


Corey went from top sales rep to fired. Instead of going to build someone else's dream, he hired himself. A serial entrepreneur, he's picked up a thing or two on dealing with people. And when it comes to decisions, he …

Jacob Spielbauer (Pastor of Life Bridge Community Church, CrossFit Coach)

February 19th, 2020


Jacob Spielbauer is a pastor, CrossFit coach, husband, and father of five. His high school principal radically changed his life one day with the …

Jeff Middlestead (Area Director for Fellowship of Christian Athletes)

February 19th, 2020


Jeff Middlestead (Area Director for FCA) draws from his depth of experience in both the private and social sectors. He saw a lot of success in the mortgage business, but also some failures – from which comes some …

Craig Sweeney (Entrepreneur, Founder of Twizzl)

February 19th, 2020


Craig Sweeney is a serial entrepreneur and advertising enthusiast. Hailing from the Milwaukee area, his dad set the tone for a robust work ethic at the barbershop he still owns and operates. Craig is helping to push the …

Jon Martens (Owner/Brewer of Copper State Brewing Co.)

February 19th, 2020


Jon Martens (owner/brewer at Copper State Brewing Co.) has one of the best palettes in the industry – but he won't tell you that. Jon was, however, willing to sit down and discuss the virtue of leaving a comfortable job …

Chris Wise (Owner/Managing Board Chair of The C12 Group in NE WI)

February 19th, 2020


Chris Wise has built his success in sales, leading companies, and now advising those who lead as the Owner/Managing Board Chair of The C12 Group in Northeastern Wisconsin. Chris brings to the table an interpretive grid …

Matthew Kee (Co-Founder/CEO Kadence Financial, Startup Development Manager)

February 19th, 2020


Matthew Kee (Co-Founder/CEO of Kadence Financial) not only digs into his own experience building a FinTech company with his father, but draws on his work as Startup Development Manager for the Start Up Hub. Matthew is …

Amanda Johnson (Executive Director for Howe Community Resource Center)

February 19th, 2020


At a young age, Amanda Johnson was told she'd never be anything in life. Now, she's the Executive Director for Howe Community Resource Center. Listen …

Scotty Smith (Founder/Owner of Synergy Sports Performance)

February 19th, 2020


Scotty Smith (Green Bay Packers, founder/owner of Synergy Sports Performance) shares his story, failures, and mission to level the playing field to help give kids the opportunity to go further, faster than he did. …

What Not To Do Trailer

February 16th, 2020


It’s been said that good men learn from their own mistakes, but great men learn from the mistakes of others. Welcome to What Not To Do. I’m Kyle Schmitz, founder and host of this podcast, which gives etrepreneurs, …

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