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Consistently Talking About Your Customer Featuring Bill Bice

Bill is a life-long entrepreneur, founding and/or advising and investing in 27 companies. Bill is now the CEO of boomtime, where he’s tackling one of the biggest frustrations in business: getting great marketing for your company. We discuss: When you’ve done everything to market your business but the magic still doesn’t happen [2:03] Key elements…

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Media Magic Featuring Jonathan Krackehl

Jonathan is a media magician. He is a leader in creative production, marketing, and distribution for television, interactive, and mobile media. We discuss: The media that brings magic to life and achieves goals [1:55] A thousand songs in your pocket [5:12] What does the TV do for/to the business? [6:03] How to successfully maneuver between…

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Make your Marketing Simple Featuring Lori Lyons

Lori Lyons is the owner of Ignite Marketing and the creator of the online program Make Your Marketing Simple.  We discuss: What has changed in marketing over the centuries [2:07] How to make marketing simple [3:30] The person who is not ready to retire [5:07] Know where you’re going [8:52] Living the mantra of being…

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Software Technology and Mindfulness Featuring Manuj Aggarwal

Manuj is an entrepreneur, investor, and CTO of TetraNoodle, a software consulting company that helps startup founders with tech projects. We discuss: The stimulus that shakes you to the core [2:11] Marketing for introverts [5:54] An engineer-like process to develop a growth plan [7:56] A roadmap for entrepreneurs with non-technical background [11:18] Turning things around…

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Your Personal Turnaround Drives Business Success Featuring Ed Oakley

As an executive at HP, founder of Enlightened Leadership and co-author of “Enlightened Leadership,” which has sold 295,000 copies, while developing leadership from 67 countries, Ed Oakley’s greatest talent is to see simpler, quicker and easier ways to solve complex challenges. We discuss: The people who [don’t] pay attention to roadblocks [2:30] A mystical experience…

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Celebrating 500 Episodes of Smashing the Plateau Featuring Michael Schein and Clips from Our First Episodes

Blaine Graboyes is an award-winning executive producer and game designer with twenty years’ experience. Learn more about Blaine at https://gamecollc.com/, LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook. Patty Soffer moved from her early career as a model to become an award-winning strategist, celebrated author, and marketing mogul. Learn more about Patty at http://pattysoffer.com and LinkedIn. Michael Schein is…

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Start Your Business in 1 Hour a Day Featuring Ramesh Dontha

Ramesh Dontha is a serial entrepreneur, host of The Agile Entrepreneur podcast, writer, and blogger. We discuss: The power of flexibility in life to give you more energy and motivation [2:12] Turning unpleasant surprises into opportunities to learn new things [4:41] How to use your inventory of knowledge, skills and assets to generate multiple revenue…

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Reflecting Together and Growing as an Individual Featuring Dominique Mas

Dominique Mas is a certified transformational coach for high performers. We discuss: How schools kill creativity [2:44] What a transformational coach for high performers does [6:30] The exponential growth that comes with being uncomfortable and not giving up [9:09] Better together: why joining communities is crucial for moving on [11:47] The characteristics you should be…

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The Power of Discovery Featuring C. Lee Smith

C. Lee Smith is the CEO and Founder of SalesFuel, a Columbus, Ohio-based firm that is named one of the Top 15 Sales Enablement Vendors in 2019 by Selling Power. We discuss: The most important, yet mistakenly perceived, skill that will help you smash the plateau [2:24] What the mechanics of sales really are [not]…

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Entrepreneurs in Recovery Featuring Jesse Harless

Jesse Harless, M.A., is an author, trainer, life coach, group empowerment facilitator, motivational speaker and Entrepreneur in Recovery. We discuss: What if we did what we loved? [2:26] The snowball effect of feeling abandoned [6:19] The habits an addict should build in order to recover and succeed as an entrepreneur [8:40] The key importance of…

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Disruptive Thinking Featuring John Fairclough

John Fairclough founded The Resicom Group to help retailers optimize the way they improve and maintain their store environment. We discuss: How to be brothers as well as business partners [2:41] Don’t manage people you don’t like [6:38] The three important elements for a manager [9:15] When the project manager has different outcome expectations than the…

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Wealth with Integrity Featuring Cheryl Scheurer

Dr. Cheryl grew up in a creative entrepreneurial family. She managed her own Accounting and Tax Business for over 17 years. When Cheryl became a single parent, she went back into the corporate world as a financial consultant and manager. We discuss: The missing ingredient for having a wholesome relationship with wealth [2:24] Why money…

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Be Brave and Grow Featuring Phil Jones

Phil M Jones has made it his life’s work to demystify the sales process, reframe what it means to “sell,” and help his audiences to learn new skills that empower confidence, overcome fears and instantaneously impact bottom-line results. We discuss: Why it is so difficult for many entrepreneurs to sell [2:49] A restaurant analogy: The…

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Sophie Howard: 6 and 7 Figure Brands on Amazon

Sophie has started and sold six and seven figure brands on Amazon. She specializes in product sourcing around the world to build premium brands. We discuss: A mix of being lucrative, good for lifestyle and lots of learning opportunities [2:04] What the Amazon model is and the best way to use it is [6:13] Real…

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