Judith Humphrey is the founder of The Humphrey Group, a premier leadership communications firm. She is a communications expert whose business teaches global clients how to communicate as confident, compelling leaders. Judith is the author of three books (Speaking as a Leader, Taking the Stage, and the upcoming Impromptu: Leading in the Moment). She is also an acclaimed speaker and a columnist for Fast Company. She was awarded the 2012 YWCA’S prestigious Woman of Distinction award for Entrepreneurship.
“Go into entrepreneurship if you’re willing to live in the fast lane and work really really hard, drive yourself, but most importantly, if you have an idea about offering something that the world needs, but it doesn’t yet exist, don’t just go into a business because you’re good at something, it doesn’t really matter whether you’re good at something, go into a business because the world needs something you can envision and do it for them, and by doing it for them you’ll be doing it for you by creating something wonderful”…[Listen for More]
To Listen or to Get the Show Notes go to http://wp.me/p6Tf4b-5fB
Jennifer Hough is a Best-Selling Author, Speaker and Alchemist. She sees the world and individuals holographically and creates experiential programs reflecting what she sees about human potential. Her unique superpower activates your cellular level to the essence of who you truly are with new paradigms that change how you relate to Awakening.
“Don’t do it alone. Be in a network, be in a supportive mastermind, find a mentor, whatever you do, if you think you’re going to do this alone I laugh in your face, you can try but A it will be effortful, B it will be lonely, C congratulations you’ve proven something to someone somewhere I’m sure but the joy is in the co creativity, the mentorship, the masterminds and the programs that are with like minded people, all of those things are things that I’ve done and anyone I know that’s fulfilled as an entrepreneur” …[Listen for More]
To Listen or to Get the Show Notes go to http://wp.me/p6Tf4b-5eU
Steven Dourmashkin is a recent mechanical engineering M.Eng. graduate from Cornell University, where he founded Specdrums. He then moved to Boulder, CO to begin a PhD in Aerospace Engineering at CU Boulder and continue to grow Specdrums. Steven is now taking time off from his PhD to focus on Specdrums full-time.
“Find something that you genuinely love doing, like something that it doesn’t really feel like work, you love working on it so it’s something that you want to do. I think a lot of people in my experience want to start a business so they can make a lot of money but I think what’s best is if you find something that you really believe in and something that you think is going to improve the world and improve the lives of others”…[Listen for More]
To Listen or to Get the Show Notes go to http://wp.me/p6Tf4b-5ec
Zach Medina is the co-founder of Viral Ideas, a video production company which helps businesses discover their why and share that through video. At the age of 21, Zach had a major turning point in his life which made him realize his why.
“Discover who you are and why you’re doing it, the moment you do that, I would say you’re already on a path to success”…[Listen for More]
To Listen or to Get the Show Notes go to http://wp.me/p6Tf4b-5do
Tim David is an ex-professional magician and the author of "Magic Words – The Science and Secrets Behind Seven Words that Motivate, Engage, and Influence." His new book, "TRUE Influence - The Magic of Human Connection," explores research and real life for the secrets of how to become more influential in a technologically advanced time.
“Managing time, it’s the only none renewable resource and it’s one of those things that you’ve really got to protect, you’ve got to protect your time, got to make sure that you’re using your time wisely, efficiently, effectively. And sometimes managing your time the best is relaxing, like oh my gosh, one of the best business tools that I have as a writer is my bed, having a good night sleep is so critical for creativity and innovation” …[Listen for More]
To Listen or to Get the Show Notes go to http://wp.me/p6Tf4b-5cZ
Bishal Sarkar is India's Celebrity Expert in public speaking, and creator of India's #1 public speaking course "THE CONFIDENT EXPERT Live Experience" where he turns everyday regular average experts into CONFIDENT speakers. He's spoken for Microsoft, IBM, Nokia, and been featured on Reebok, Conscious Millionaire and India's most-read newspaper Times of India. Currently he mentors successful managers and leaders to become confident in their presentations so they can dominate their career and have a happy life.
“People buy confidence, there was a time, if you knew a lot, people would really respect you a lot but today we have our great friend Google that can give us all the information and the general knowledge, today we don’t live in knowledge economy anymore, we live in confidence economy, that’s why it’s not sufficient to be just an expert as an entrepreneur or an expert in your field, it’s important to be the confident expert, people buy confidence, learn how to be a confident speaker, learn how to show up with your confident raw.” …[Listen for More]
To Listen or to Get the Show Notes go to http://wp.me/p6Tf4b-5cL
Colleen Kochannek, a two-time successful entrepreneur, runs an online feature magazine for her hometown in Florida, USA and an online business teaching women over 50 how to start businesses of their own. Colleen developed a business-starting program that meets the 50+ woman where she is as a digital immigrant, not digital native.
“We confuse confidence with a lack of fear and that’s not further from the truth, being confident does not mean that you’re not afraid and I think to be an entrepreneur you just have to be comfortable being uncomfortable, you have to be comfortable in the fact that you’re always going to be afraid and you need to learn how to use that fear as a motivator versus a stumbling block”…[Listen for More]
To Listen or to Get the Show Notes go to http://wp.me/p6Tf4b-5bP
Kay Fabella is a brand storyteller and business strategist, who crafts messages that connect purpose-driven entrepreneurs with the people they are meant to serve. A Los Angeles native based in Spain, she works in English and Spanish to create communication strategies that connect brands with tribes of believers.
“It ultimately comes down to what works best for you; it’s very easy for us to look to others for success or to try to model how we want to build things on what’s worked for someone else and the idea that following a formula that works for someone else when ultimately you’re the person in the driver’s seat of your business, I think it’s something that all of us will learn but I think it’s especially important for people who are just starting out that you have to ultimately understand what works best for you and create something around that” …[Listen for More]
To Listen or to Get the Show Notes go to http://wp.me/p6Tf4b-5bM
Daniel Rusteen runs Optimize My Airbnb which helps Airbnb hosts make more money. His speciality is helping your listing rank high in Airbnb search, but he also provides strategy around Airbnb automation, guest experience, interior design, revenue management, and more.
“Internally you need to realise if you’re an entrepreneur at heart or not, for me I realised this was the case and I just never pulled the trigger until I got fired and had to pull the trigger. It’s hard to explain but there was a lot of people that I talked to while I was at the 9-5 job and I would have conversations with them and they simply preferred the 9-5 life style and the pay check and the medical coverage and the lifestyle and in some companies they give free food and massages and what not and that is a very comfortable lifestyle and at the end of the day I was never satisfied with this and I’ve come to learn through these last two years that I’m so much more satisfied doing what I do now than I was then” …[Listen for More]
To Listen or to Get the Show Notes go to http://wp.me/p6Tf4b-5b7
You’ve heard that word of mouth marketing is the most effective form of marketing. You see videos going viral. You see companies getting tons of press and hundreds of people writing positive reviews. A single endorsement can literally create a best-seller overnight. Today you will learn how you too can take advantage of Influencer marketing. The techniques described today are used by the highest earning individuals and the most respected companies in the world! Greg Jameson, an Inc-500 award-winning entrepreneur, and the author of the #1 best-selling books, Amazon’s Dirty Little Secrets and the Influencer Effect, has partnered with some of the most successful influencers on the Internet. He is going to share with you what he has learned. Today you will take away his secret GEARS system so you too can create massive online success.
“Don’t think that you can do everything yourself and be able to grow to the types of heights that you’re capable of, allow other people whether it be coaches, mastermind members or influences in your industry to really give you a leg up”…[Listen for More]
To Listen or to Get the Show Notes go to http://wp.me/p6Tf4b-5a9
Michael Giannulis has overcome the odds and loves to share that story to inspire others. Mike especially thrives on connecting with entrepreneurs to motivate them to “do big things” in the world. Mike grows and scales companies, using real-world experience to make this happen. He is a serial entrepreneur who develops systems to help other entrepreneurs run multiple companies without having to be there.
“Take your dream and pursue that dream with all you have and don’t take no for an answer unless you give up, keep going, push through. The breakthrough is usually right after you think it’s not going to happen, right after you think all hope is lost, that’s when the dawn comes and that’s when life can change so make sure you don’t give up too soon” …[Listen for More]
To Listen or to Get the Show Notes go to http://wp.me/p6Tf4b-59q
Mary Nguyen Aregoni has established herself as a highly regarded and successful restaurateur in Chicago. Inspired by the entrepreneur spirit of her family coupled with her passion and drive to succeed, she is ready to expand Saigon Sisters into a nationally recognized brand for Vietnamese cuisine in America.
“Entrepreneurship is like parallel to life, you will learn so much about yourself, you will grow so much as a person by going through the entrepreneur path because it will challenge you, it will keep you on your toes, it will make you fulfilled and it will push you” …[Listen for More]
To Listen or to Get the Show Notes go to http://wp.me/p6Tf4b-58V
Karen Putz is known as The Passion Mentor. She specializes in helping people unwrap their passions at any age through coaching, speaking, and workshops. She's the author of the popular book, Unwrapping Your Passion, Creating the Life You Truly Want. For fun, she walks on water.
“Really tap into your joy, because when you tap into your joy other people can see that about you and your business and they want to do business with you because of that” …[Listen for More]
To Listen or to Get the Show Notes go to http://wp.me/p6Tf4b-580
Nina Luu is the CEO and co-founder of Shippabo, the cloud-based supply chain management platform helping businesses optimize their supply chains.Before founding Shippabo, Nina experienced the frustrations of shipping first hand, so she set out to change it. Now, Shippabo helps shippers operate with transparency, collaboration, and actionable data.
“Stay strong and committed and to believe in your idea. Stand strong with your conviction, even if there’s quite a bit of naysayers or whatever obstacles maybe in front of you”…[Listen for More]
To Listen or to Get the Show Notes go to http://wp.me/p6Tf4b-58x
Justin Jones is the co-founder of Somersault Innovation and co-author with Ashley Welch of Naked Sales: How Design Thinking Reveals Customer Motives and Drives Revenue. He began his career in marketing and sales before moving into management consulting, innovation, and design. He has helped hundreds of teams apply design thinking against their toughest challenges and achieve breakthroughs.
“Check yourself about what your passion is, is this something that you really believe in and to surround yourself with people who are smarter than you are, who are willing to connect and help you, those are the biggest sort of amplifiers and enablers who have led to our success, we really believe in what we’re doing and we’ve surrounded ourselves with a constellation of really bright people who will tell us the truth” …[Listen for More]
To Listen or to Get the Show Notes go to http://wp.me/p6Tf4b-57x
Robin Waite is a Business Coach, Author of 2 bestselling Business books and regular business keynote speaker. Robin has worked with professional service businesses including accountants, lawyers and agencies to help turn their services into products.
“Until you start tearing muscle you don’t learn from it and you don’t grow as an athlete and in their case it’s they’re growing physically, for entrepreneurs I feel that you have to push yourself outside of that comfort zone in order to create new muscle, we’re talking brain muscle here. Doing things that scare you ever so slightly is basically pushing you outside of that comfort zone and tearing those muscles so standing up and doing a speaking gig when you wouldn’t have thought you’d ever do it”…[Listen for More]
To Listen or to Get the Show Notes go to http://wp.me/p6Tf4b-570
Elinor Stutz is known for breaking through barriers. Proving Women Can Sell, she negotiated with the Great Beyond to empower communities in exchange for recovery from a broken neck. Elinor is an International Best-Selling Author, Top 1% Influencer, Blogger, Sales Guru, and Inspirational Speaker, advocating “Believe, Become, Empower.”.
“To really get serious, knowing who you are first, what’s important to you, what you want to achieve in life and don’t let anyone dissuade you but be true to your values and priorities as your move forth, don’t let ego get to your head” …[Listen for More]
To Listen or to Get the Show Notes go to http://wp.me/p6Tf4b-54a
Daniel Burrus is considered one of the world’s leading technology forecasters and innovation experts. He is the CEO of Burrus Research, a research and consulting firm that monitors global advances in technology driven trends to help clients profit from technological, social and business forces that are converging to create enormous, untapped opportunities. He is a strategic advisor to executives helping them to develop game-changing strategies based on his proven methodologies for capitalizing on technology innovations. He is the author of seven books, including The New York Times bestseller Flash Foresight, and his latest book The Anticipatory Organization.
“Take action now, because the future isn’t waiting and I would say use, let’s get real specific, I would like everyone listening to this to take one hour a week and by the way one hour is doable, in a week and put it in your calendar, so it’s an appointment with yourself and unplug from the present and plug into your future after all that’s where you’re going to spend the rest of your life and in that hour I’d like you to ask yourself out of all the things that I can see, all these certainties going forward, I would like you to tie and opportunity to each one”…[Listen for More]
To Listen or to Get the Show Notes go to http://wp.me/p6Tf4b-55X
Craig Cecilio is the founder and CEO of DiversyFund, a real estate crowdfunding platform. He has worked in the real estate industry for 20+ years, has participated in the development of 1,000+ single family residences as a joint venture equity partner, lender or sponsor and has financed nearly $1 billion of real estate assets. Additionally, Craig has raised $100 million+ in debt or equity for real estate transactions.
“If you are thinking about starting something to do, just kind of do it, get going, have the confidence in yourself that you can get it done, that it is possible to make things happen and just believe in yourself to do that and understand the fact that it’s up to you to make things happen, have the confidence to make things happen and don’t give up so easily” …[Listen for More]
To Listen or to Get the Show Notes go to http://wp.me/p6Tf4b-55h
Described by Bella NYC Magazine as being “passionate, energetic, and full of life,” Krupp Kommunications (K2) founder and CEO, Heidi Krupp-Lisiten, is right at home in the world of marketing, promotion and media. With over 25 years in the field, Heidi has become recognized as an industry leader who works closely with her clients to develop innovative 360-degree brand platforms designed to engage consumers, excite media, drive awareness, and most importantly, deliver quantifiable business outcomes.
“Don’t be afraid, take the first step, if it doesn’t work in the first step you’ll take another step, you’ll take a step back you’ll take a step forward but you got to take a step or you’ll never know”…[Listen for More]
To Listen or to Get the Show Notes go to http://wp.me/p6Tf4b-54L
Named one of the Top 15 Business Growth Experts to Watch, Meridith Elliott Powell is an award-winning author, keynote speaker and business strategist. She helps her clients learn the strategies to succeed no matter what this economy does.
“Build your network, change your life. Networking is everything, if you could only do one thing, reach out and meet people, it’ll change everything”…[Listen for More]
To Listen or to Get the Show Notes go to http://wp.me/p6Tf4b-54z
Shep Hyken is a customer service and experience expert and the Chief Amazement Officer of Shepard Presentations. He is a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author and has been inducted into the National Speakers Association Hall of Fame for lifetime achievement in the speaking profession.
“The relentless pursuit of your goal and you need to have the goal and there needs to be a plan in place so we go back to what I originally talked about at the beginning of the interview and that is create the plan, the success doesn’t happen by accident. I always start with the end in mind and that was when I first started at 22 23 years old I created that 10 year plan, well this is where I want to be so now let’s work backwards and create that plan” …[Listen for More]
To Listen or to Get the Show Notes go to http://wp.me/p6Tf4b-544
Varun & Rahul Aggarwal started Designhill in 2014 in New Deli, India. Now its a global business that offers graphics design from 50K registered designers from around the world. Despite a lot of online marketplaces for clients to find freelancers, Rahul and Varun saw a validation for their idea to fill a gap in the market for pure design. Excited about a $2 billion online design market, growing at a staggering +20% a year, they kept pushing through and reached profit three years after launching.
“Speak to your clients. We have 24 hour support on our website. If you become an agent of your site you definitely will take the next step, you will get a lot of information and knowledge about your own product, your future product, your idea, you can validate it you can do so much with it you just have to be smart”…[Listen for More]
To Listen or to Get the Show Notes go to http://wp.me/p6Tf4b-52W
Anna Singleton, CEO of ShowMyPropertyTV, is a former TV host from the UK who went to America seven years ago and saw a gap in the Real Estate market for digital content. Anna has grown a nationwide network of videographers, droners and photographers. ShowMyProperty (SMP) now offers digital content creation and social management in every city and state. ShowMyProperty (SMP) serves the largest property management companies in the US and works with hotels, student housing, multifamily apartments, and more. ShowMyProperty (SMP) believe digital storytelling is the future of selling.
“Get yourself a good mentorship circle, find other people that are doing what you’re doing. Friends are awesome but they can’t help you with hiring or firing, raising money and all those things so try and find people that have a business even if it’s completely different to your business and just use them as a resource” …[Listen for More]
To Listen or to Get the Show Notes go to http://wp.me/p6Tf4b-52o
Jordan Goodman is America's Money Answers Man because he has been answering Americans' personal financial questions for over 35 years. He has written 13 books on financial topics and is the weekly host of the Money Answers Show.
“Do something you’re passionate about, it’s hard work and there’s no safety net behind you so really being passionate. Knowing what your customers or potential customers need and giving it to them, supplying it to them. Testing it first, you may have an idea you think is going to be good but often it doesn’t work in the real world or it can work spectacularly well” …[Listen for More]
To Listen or to Get the Show Notes go to http://wp.me/p6Tf4b-51H