Archive for June 2016

From Child Programmer To Digital Maven With Maisha Walker

Maisha Walker reveals how her prominent career in digital media started from a childhood love of programming. In this episode, she explains why breaking down your weaknesses—and building them back up again—is the key to personal and professional growth. Maisha also shows us how to level the marketing playing field through education, and how to…

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How To Find The Right Advisor

When it comes to finding an advisor, many of us never ask the right questions. We’re too focused on the right-now when we should be concentrating on the long-term. Here’s where a good mentor comes in. A seasoned advisor not only prepares you for the long haul, they’re willing to take on the uncomfortable conversations.…

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The One Thing Every Solopreneur Needs to Succeed

Tanya Alvarez has a mission to help solo entrepreneurs achieve their dreams. How is she doing it? By providing the one thing solopreneurs need most…a community. At OwnersUP, Tanya has built the peer group superhighway – an online platform where leaders band together to solve problems, hold each other accountable, and get their businesses growing.…

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Coaches and Cult Leaders

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Is there a difference between a coach and a cult leader? There should be, but in many cases, the lines between the two have become dangerously blurred. We should want – and have – a mentor who is confident and authoritative…but there should be some kind of give and take. As it stands, coaches have…

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The Real Power of Technology With Gabriel Neuman

As a digital strategist and mechanical engineer, Gabriel Neuman explores how software and hardware can work in tandem to solve tough problems businesses face in the 21st Century. In today’s episode, Gabriel explains why facing your setbacks head on is the only way to propel your career forward, and he demonstrates why technology (and education) have…

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Your Business Coach Is Not Your Therapist

The life of an entrepreneur is often a lonely one. So it’s understandable that many business owners want their coaches to solve their personal and professional problems in one fell swoop. While these issues are, in fact, often intertwined, taking your personal matters to coaches isn’t the wisest idea. Today we’re discussing the major differences…

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Storytelling vs. Boring Telling

Rochelle Lisner had a rewarding career as a corporate travel agent for more than twenty years. But when the industry suddenly changed, she was faced with two options – stay the course, or transform her talents into something new. Rochelle took a chance, and now she’s a celebrated business growth specialist who uses the power…

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How To Spot An Awful Business Coach

If you’ve learned anything from our series this season, it’s that most business coaches are unfit for the job. That said, there are some out there who are fully equipped to take on your problems…you just have to know what to look for. Today we’re focusing on how to distinguish good coaches from bad, so…

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How and Why to Build a Micro-Multinational Company

Emmett “Corky” Kaericher’s love affair for computers began in 1985. At the age of 15, he was unpacking computers and installing software for a computer store in the suburbs of Washington D.C. One day, a man in a suit that he didn’t recognize entered when all of the sales reps were away from the store…

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