Stephen Petith is an Internationalization Architect, working to create Internationalized Businesses and Lifestyles for his clients. He has started, sold, and operates businesses around the world. Stephen is using his skills to help others internationalize their Businesses and Lifestyles that take advantage of the opportunities available in the new and ever changing 21st-century economy.
“Start today, don’t be afraid to go out and start that new project, that new side hustle, whatever it is, just start”…[Listen for More]
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Matt Young is a passionate health, recreation & sport servant leader who believes that supporting quality athletic achievement is good for our children, communities and society. He has 25 years of experience in the allied health care sector where we was recognized as a provincial and national Top 40 U 40 business leader. Matt has started many companies which support activity, health & athletic development, and now consults local, national & international sport organizations and business on how to ensure their information & education can be activated and accountable to results.
“Don’t operate in your silo, there are lots of people that are going through similar things that you’re doing, have great systems that could support your systems, I know we gleamed so much knowledge and resources and tools from connecting and plugging in and listening to other entrepreneurs, to think that you’re the only entrepreneur that has a HR issue, to think that you’re the only entrepreneur that’s worried about how to increase your bottom line, that’s not quite accurate”…[Listen for More]
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Lori Highby shares digital marketing, personal branding, and entrepreneurship lessons through her podcast, blog and speaking engagements. Her experience, education, and involvement range from owning a digital marketing agency, Keystone Click, teaching undergraduate students as an adjunct professor at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and volunteering service with various local boards.
“Build your network, your community, and nurture those relationships, because those are the people that are going to be there to help you grow your business whether it’s from an educational standpoint, there could be sharing referrals, they could be a mentor, but at the end of the day business is conducted with other people so you need to be in relationships”…[Listen for More]
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Peter Shankman is a multiple-startup founder with several successful exits under his belt. He’s a best-selling author, focusing on the customer economy. He’s the founder of Help a Reporter Out (HARO,) the world’s largest source/journalist matching tool, and he runs ShankMinds: Breakthrough, a private, online entrepreneur community with hundreds of members around the world. Peter also Faster Than Normal, a leading ADD/ADHD podcast, focusing on the benefits of being gifted with ADD/HD.
“Entrepreneurship is the equivalent of jumping off of a cliff and trying to build a parachute, a working parachute before you hit the ground, make sure you’re taking care of yourself, if you’re not taking care of yourself, you’re your longest relationship, not your business or who you’re married to, if you’re not taking care of yourself first, nothing else will ever be accomplished”…[Listen for More]
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Gordon Styles is the founder and president of Star Rapid, a provider of rapid prototyping, rapid tooling and low-volume production services. Utilizing his background in engineering, Gordon founded Star Rapid in 2005 and under his leadership the company has expanded to 250 employees. Star Rapid combines advanced technologies with traditional manufacturing techniques and high quality standards.
“Even if you don’t have an income coming in, this thing you’ve built is fabulous, it’s amazing, we were talking about this at the beginning of the show, you just don’t realise sometimes what you’ve got until it’s gone so sometimes when I get really irritated in business I get upset about something and I start not valuing my business I get up on a morning and I say Gordon come on you’ve got to value this”…[Listen for More]
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Founded by sisters Miko Branch and Titi Branch, Miss Jessie's Products took the curly hair market by storm in 2004! Armed with curly hair product development from their salon/workshop, they were able to perfect their curly hair product's performance. Known for its expertise in styling curly, kinky, and wavy hair of all types and textures, Miss Jessie's Salon became the go to place for curly hair solutions.
“Dream, package, market and do it”…[Listen for More]
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Karl Sakas, is the president of Sakas & Company and author of Made to Lead, The In-Demand Marketing Agency, and more than 200 articles on agency/sales management. Karl strives to help marketing and sales agencies grow profitably. With more than 20 years of consulting experience, Karl's work focuses on eliminating growing pains through operations, strategy and leadership advice.
“Recognise that running a business is tough, but it doesn’t have to be so hard, what I mean by that is you can learn from others mistakes, you can learn from ideas from fellow entrepreneurs, from this podcast, from mastermind groups, you don’t have to reinvent the wheel, for sure you’re going to do things that are totally unique to you but really business is about finding the right combination of things and putting it together in a way that works for you and works for your customers or clients”…[Listen for More]
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Chris Gardener is a business mentor and personal development coach. After the death of his wife he told his kids he doesn’t want them get jobs, because their future is better than that. He sees people mistaking “being busy” for “being successful”. He believes life is much more than that.
“What’s the symptom that so many entrepreneurs get trapped into, and it’s what I call the business delusion, and why do people get busy and then keep being busy, it’s because they don’t get connected or they forget the reason why they started the business in the first place so my highest level tip if you like or advice is prioritise and get clear on your reasons for doing whatever it is you do and then design everything else, your business, your life, in order to achieve those things that are your reasons for doing it” …[Listen for More]
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Cheryl L Fields is a professional speaker, the Founder of the Lifestyle Wealth Group, an author of The W.E.A.L.T.H.Report, and creator of Wholistic Wealth for Women. After 35 years as an entrepreneur, she decided to learn more about money and became a financial adviser. She saw from the insider's view that what we've been led to believe about our money may not be working for most people. She's getting rid of the mumbo jumbo, and talking about what really works today to help American business owners and their families create wealth.
“Make sure you’re doing something you love, a lot of the time I think people, maybe they start in the business, they start in the business and they find out that’s not really what they thought it was going to be like, they thought it was going to be something different, I think it’s being flexible and being able to realise, life is a process and business is a process, so it’s taking each step, doing the best you can with that and then deciding, okay which way do I want to go from here”…[Listen for More]
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Lindsay Sacks’s purpose is clear: to help business owners spread their unique vision and products to the world with strategic and profitable marketing strategy and copywriting. Lindsay is the founder of Live Bliss Marketing, a marketing strategy and copywriting agency specializing in full-funnel online product launches, email marketing, high converting sales pages and advertorials. Lindsay and her team create custom strategies and copywriting packages for a wide variety of clients in the consulting and coaching, banking, tourism, and health & wellness markets.
“Fail forward fast, as fast as you can, try the thing, do the thing and if you fail, fail forward, don’t sit there and cry about it just get back up, look at what you could have done differently and start moving forward, and fail fast, take those risks, the minute that I realised hey I can just fail was the minute that I started making money”…[Listen for More]
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Judy Hoberman is the President of Selling In A Skirt, an International Speaker, a TEDx Speaker, Trainer, Coach and Mentor. Her 30 years in sales has given her both the knowledge and sense of humor about how men and women sell, work and communicate differently. She is the author of “Selling In A Skirt”, “Famous Isn’t Enough”, “Pure Wealth” with her newest book on leadership soon to be released. Judy’s mission…to help her clients live the S.K.I.R.T. philosophy- Where SKIRT is an acronym for Standing Out, Keys to Success, Inspiring Others, Results Oriented and Time Management…while having fun.
“Believe in yourself, don’t look and have that self doubt and that self chatter and that you’re not enough, that would be the first thing, you’re doing it for a reason. You have to be willing to fail, so fail fast and start all over again, you have to understand that we’re all going to fail at something but you use those as lessons learned and you go forward and if you repeat the same thing again well then what do they say, fool me once, it’s my fault, fool me twice whatever”…[Listen for More]
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Tonia Adleta has been a successful entrepreneur for 20 years and speaks internationally on the topic of creating a full, balanced life you love. She offers a four-month life and business mentoring program, The Well Lived Life Method, and is the Founder and Creative Director of Aribella Events. Also Tonia is hosting the single parent summit in July.
“To be a part of a community, to truly let their guard down and be vulnerable and do so responsibly not in the way where you walk over to somebody and you say here’s my life goal and here’s what I’m going to do to accomplish it, you have to vet the people in your world so I think it would be a 2 fold piece, one is decide what kind of support you want in your life, are the people who are currently in your world, truly supporting of you and your goals and your dreams or are they ones who are talking down to you or downplaying the significance of the role that you want to have because it’s up to you to determine who has a place on the advisory board of your life”…[Listen for More]
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Debbie Peterson is a Professional Keynote Speaker, Workshop Leader and Mindset Expert who works with executives and professionals to develop more confidence and clarity in their career experience. She has educated and inspired corporations, charitable organizations, and professionals to create the personal mindset necessary to produce consistent professional results.
“Don’t do it alone, even if it’s your business and you’re a solopreneur, let other people in, let other people help, ask for advice, seek out mentors, mastermind, have an accountability partner, surround yourself with excellence because the thing is that especially when you’re embarking on an entrepreneurial journey you have this belief inside you and the people that surround you don’t necessarily have that same belief and they may be acting out of the desire to protect you but it is not supporting you in building your business so really being mindful of the people you surround yourself with so when I say not everybody that is with you is for you”…[Listen for More]
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Adam Houlahan is an International Keynote Speaker specialising in Social Media for business, and CEO of the highly successful boutique agency, Web Traffic That Works. He lives in Australia’s famous tourist destination the Gold Coast Queensland, and is considered to be one of Australia’s leading experts in harnessing the power of Linkedin for business. Over 6,200 people globally have sought his skill and insights to leverage the power of LinkedIn for their businesses. Adam is also an Australian Brand Ambassador for Microsoft. He consults on Social Media to private clients in Australia, New Zealand, North America, The Middle East and Singapore. His work as CEO and owner of 6 successful companies has given him the hands-on experience to understand business from the inside. Adam believes real and meaningful change comes through the world’s entrepreneurs. His purpose is to provide their businesses with powerful tools to grow and accelerate their global footprint. And that together we make a huge impact! Through his Lifetime Partnership with the Global Giving Initiative B1G1 he is well on track to positively impact the lives of more than 1 million people in need.
“Make sure you love what you do, be on purpose with that passion and make sure that you take that time to really start at the end and work backwards and every step in-between, it will absolutely guarantee that your likelihood of success will be higher if you do that”…[Listen for More]
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KC Chohan is an entrepreneur from England. He moved out to Los Angeles in 2012 where he was working for a large S&P500 company. He then took the big step away from corporate America and started his own digital marketing company, where he has gone from strength to strength and is delivering amazing results for his growing portfolio of clients which range from plastic surgeons, accountants and lawyers to name a few.
“Just believe in yourself and take action because you can read all the books in the world, you can listen to all the podcasts but if you don’t ultimately take action and take that first step then start, then you’re just going to be an observer, be a practitioner, not just an observer”…[Listen for More]
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Sherrie Wilkolaski is a leading expert in the independent publishing market, having consulted with more than 15,000 authors throughout her career as the Publishing Architect™. A bestselling author, radio talk show host and content strategist, she has studied at Yale and M.P.S. in Professional Publishing at George Washington University.
“Just believe in yourself, you cannot listen to the noise that is out there and the folks that say to you, you can’t do it or maybe you should think about getting a real job, if I had a nickel for every time somebody said that I’d be rich, you got to believe in yourself because at the end of the day it’s all you and if you don’t believe in it no one else will”…[Listen for More]
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Michael Roderick is the founder of Small Pond Enterprises. He works with coaches and consultants on curating and growing their existing networks and leveraging their time making relationship building a productive part of business growth. He is also the founder of ConnectorCon, a conference for Connectors and the co-host of the podcast Access to Anyone.
“The keys to all the doors that you need open are in other peoples pocket’s, it’s your job to develop relationships with people so they’re willing to give you those keys, you’re not going to do this alone, regardless of how much skill you have whatever it is, you will need other people to help you accomplish it so it’s best for you to develop those relationships now and let those people know what it is that you need and you’d be surprised how many people are willing to hand you those keys and help you achieve those things that you want to achieve”…[Listen for More]
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Simon Crowe coaches and mentors inspiring people and helps them come alive. He takes people on life-changing adventures into their heart and soul and helps them connect to their deepest purpose. His passion is creating partnerships with influential entrepreneurs, leaders and humanitarians and co-creating visions that positively impact the world.
“Do what makes your eyes shine, find that thing in you which you feel passionate about, there’s a great guy called Simon Sinek, he has some great resources online, he talks about your why, and that’s your reason for doing whatever it is that you do and he has this wonderful quote which is People don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it, and that really speaks volumes, if you do something because you just want to make some money, then people will really understand that that’s your reason for it and they won’t necessarily feel particularly inspired but if you know why somebody does something that aligns with their values, their passions, their desires, their dreams, then that’s the energy that people communicate with, that’s when people will buy your services or products”…[Listen for More]
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Genecia Alluora Luo is the founder of Soul Rich Woman, an online business platform that teaches women to leverage the internet to earn money and to invest and create passive income structures so that they can win the money game, becoming financially free to have more time to pursue their passions in life.
“One woman can make a difference, together we can rock the world, always play leverage, play win win, have patience when you build your business, never rush and take the short cut because it’s just like building a house, foundations are strong when the winning storm comes, the house will remain standing on the rocks”…[Listen for More]
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Jemimah Ashleigh is the founder of Epic Social, the Creative Director of Tangs Design and one half of The Business Experiment. Jemimah is passionate about breaking through myths and misconceptions about being an entrepreneur and thrives on helping other businessess.
“Just start, the old adage of how do you eat an elephant, is one bite at a time, that is just my favourite thing because it always looks too big but once you start and it’s just one bite at a time and you get through that amazing list and that new business that you want to start and that hundred to do list, you just have to start”…[Listen for More]
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Justin Devonshire helps coaches, experts, trainers and speakers to attract more clients & create a scalable income by creating ‘Expert Authority’ positioning quickly. He mentors entrepreneurs around the world and is an international speaker & trainer.
“Love what you’re doing, if you don’t enjoy it and you hate the whole thought of the thing, take a good look at the business or get out of the thing, love what you’re doing, serve other people, serve your own lifestyle, don’t serve other people at the expense of your own. Start looking to grow a team, even a small team, because even 2 or 3 people can exponentially grow the size of your business”…[Listen for More]
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Business Immigration expert Lauren Cohen is an attorney licensed in the U.S. and Canada. Lauren is a sought-after speaker with a stellar track record of success. She has first-hand knowledge of the visa process, having herself immigrated from Canada. After spending several years working as corporate counsel in various industries while delving into the field of immigration law, Lauren combined her legal knowledge and business acumen to establish e-Council Inc., a concierge turnkey business immigration company offering professional Business Plans and comprehensive project coordination for all types of business visas, with a special focus on EB-5 direct investment and regional center cases. Lauren is an inspired speaker, bringing passion and insight to the often-confusing world of EB-5 and business immigration.
“Get a coach or somebody that really understands what it takes to help you make your business run and don’t go it alone, build a team, don’t think you can do everything by yourself because you can’t and if you try to you’re going to fail”…[Listen for More]
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Alexis Fedor helps artists build businesses that thrive. As a performance artist and writer she has created a six-figure company as an online marketer both for high-end clients as well as her own art, and now helps other artists do the same.
“Stay true to your own ideals, hold your vision in really high regard and find people who will help you pave the way to fulfil it”…[Listen for More]
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James Taliento is the founder and CEO of Cursive Security, Inc. – a provider of intelligence-driven cybersecurity services and solutions. Since his background is rooted in offensive security, James offers unique insight in his approach to evaluating enterprise networks and defensive strategy. He has helped many organizations develop new capabilities and enhance their current security practices. He has conducted research on security control efficacy, deception technology, and security data analytics. After working in the industry for several years and operating under many other brands, James founded Cursive Security to provide objective, transparent, pragmatic, intelligence-driven security services to help organizations make the right choices by providing them with the most value. The differentiator with Cursive Security is the intelligence-driven approach. It uses proprietary technology to collect intelligence that is integrated into service offerings.
“Keep at it, that’s it, if you’re dedicated, you’re motivated and you really want to succeed at what you do just keep at it, keep honest and be transparent with those you need to be transparent with and you’ll do good”…[Listen for More]
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Martin Rawls-Meehan is CEO and Chief Innovation Officer of the sleep technology company, Reverie. Martin co-founded the company in 2003, and has been a driving force behind double to triple digit growth and innovation of adjustable bases in the past decade.
“If you find yourself in a really really crowded space, it might be time, if you want to be innovative, it might be time to think beyond that”
“You can find a million excuses for why you can’t get something done, I can’t do it, I don’t have the skill, I don’t have the equipment, I’m not in the right place right time, whatever, doesn’t matter, you got to find a way to get it done and I think it’s just about eliminating the excuses from your vocabulary and focussing on solutions”
“Get up and learn from what you’ve done and then keep going, pick yourself up, learn, do it better the next time”
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