Jean-Guy (JG) Francoeur is the CEO of Black Card Books and President and Founder of the Visture Property Group. He is also the author of the book MESSY Manager. JG has been featured on the Success Today TV Show, the TODAY Show, ABC News, Sky News Australia, and in Entrepreneur Magazine and he has written hundreds of articles for international business publications.
“Go and sell, or go and get a job, a lot of people today they don’t want to sell and they want to sit behind a computer they want to check face book and watch the sales come in, that is a dream, that does not exist”...[Listen for More]
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Mehak Vohra is the founder of Jamocha Media, a digital marketing agency that works primarily with early stage tech companies. Jamocha Media is working towards solving how to make an agency more affordable, and that has led them into digital marketing automation. Before the launch of Jamocha Media, Mehak made YouTube videos on her channel “watthemehak” where she documented her transition into college. Now, she has transitioned her channel into daily vlogs and she makes videos about what it’s like being a young entrepreneur. She is also a huge fan of hackathons, and travels the country attending them. She loves connecting with young programmers that want to make awesome projects over the span of a weekend.
“Just go for it, just do it, if you’re really excited about something and you think it’ll be something that wakes you up in the morning, go for it, life’s too short to sit back and wait for it to come to you”...[Listen for More]
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Craig Cody is a Certified Tax Coach, Certified Public Accountant, Business Owner and Former New York City Police Officer with 17 years experience on the Force. In addition to being a Certified Public Accountant for the past 15 years, he is also a Certified Tax Coach. As a Certified Tax Coach, Craig belongs to a select group of tax practitioners throughout the country who undergo extensive training, and continued education on various tax planning techniques and strategies to become, as well as remain, certified. With this organization, Craig has co-authored an Amazon best seller book, Secrets of a Tax-Free Life.
“Good is good enough, and when I say that I mean not as far as the product you’re giving to your clients but as far as when you’re trying to do something in the business, when you’re trying to get a marketing piece or some advertising, it doesn’t have to be perfect, too many people waste too much time trying to get it perfect, get it out there and test it”...[Listen for More]
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David Patterson is the president of an executive search firm based in Tampa, FL, focusing on the technology space. Knowing that hiring exceptional people leads to exceptional results, he helps his clients empower themselves through hiring the right talent. He also coaches and mentors future superstar headhunters.
“Don’t be afraid, and if you are afraid, don’t be afraid to take action, the biggest mistake potential entrepreneurs make is being afraid to take action and so I’d say, close your eyes and take that leap”...[Listen for More]
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Charlie Reading is a chartered financial planner, entrepreneur, speaker, and author who has a passion for amazing retirement planning. He runs the successful Chartered Financial Planning practice, Efficient Portfolio. Based in Rutland and London, his firm specialises in investment and retirement planning, with focus on investment management, wealth protection, and retirement strategies.
“Be really clear with your goals, write down very specific goals and rewrite them time and again and they have got to be hand written, I am such a big believe that writing down goals regularly and creating accountability is the main reason I have achieved what I have achieved”...[Listen for More]
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Sharon Bolt is a publicity expert and founder of Get Free Publicity Today. She has contributed to more than 40 different local and national newspapers, magazines, television and radio stations and has received over £1 million ($1.5 million) in free publicity and free advertising. She is also the co-author of 2 highly acclaimed books called 'Successful Women in Business' and 'Every Entrepreneurs Guide: Running Your Own Business.'
“I would say that it is very important that when you first start up that you start building your subscriber list, so on your website you have to have a sign up form and it will be given away freebies such as a free reporter an eBook or a video book, something that is of value to your clients so you can start to build a relationship with them”...[Listen for More]
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Therese Gedda is a seasoned International Keynote Speaker, Serial Entrepreneur, Founder & CEO of the award-winning company 30minMBA with 14+ years of business & startup experience. She is Passionate about empowering people.
“Know and live your purpose”...[Listen for More]
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Joe Fairless is the host of the world’s longest running daily real estate podcast, Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever. His career began in New York City as the youngest vice president of an advertising agency, to creating a company that now controls over $54,000,000 worth of real estate. Joe’s, Best Ever Podcast, hosts distinguished real estate investors and entrepreneurs to share their advice and success stories. Past interview guests include Barbara Corcoran and Robert Kiyosaki. Joe’s new book, Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever, Volume 1, launched in July 2016 and all profits will be donated to the Junior Achievement of Cincinnati.
“make sure you have the right advisors who are helping you along the way and they are the ones who are currently doing what you are doing but at a higher level”…[Listen for More]
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Stephen Key is an award-winning product developer, a renowned intellectual property strategist, and a lifelong entrepreneur. The dozens of concepts he has brought to market have retailed in Walmart, 7-Eleven, Disney stores and theme parks worldwide, as well as been endorsed by Michael Jordan, Alex Trebek, and Taylor Swift.
“Find like minded individuals that want to make a difference, want to change the world, that is not satisfied with the day to day job situation, find others that dream and will support you. I think if you find others you’ll have the confidence to go forward”...[Listen for More]
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Jochen Siepmann has been in the Finance Industry for more than 20 years across Europe and Asia. He is an investor, trainer, mentor and author. Jochen became an entrepreneur and launched his own training and coaching company, Success Coach Asia. His main focus are Peak Performance and Property Investing programs.
“Never give up, believe in yourself and just do it, some people are so close to making it then they give up because they don’t believe in themselves”...[Listen for More]
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Zachary Rook is a 29-year- old entrepreneur who was a hand-hopping, head sliding professional breakdancer. In 2007 he started Your Local Movers in Brisbane and has experienced an average of 30% growth year on year, and he has now expanded operations throughout Australia. Zachary was on the board for Entrepreneurs Organisation (EO) from 2013 to 2015, an exclusive group for business owners turning over a minimum of $1 million per annum. So how did Zach as a The young entrepreneur become one of Brisbane’s most successful entrepreneurs? The story is simple. Nine years ago, 19 year old Zachary was travelling around New Zealand and looking to make a few extra dollars, so he started working for a removal company. Four hours later he believed he could do a better job, bought a $3,500 truck, and nine years later he employs up to 50 staff in locations across Australia. The young entrepreneur says his success is attributed to one simple element – excellent service.
“Dream big, make a goal and chase it because if you don’t you never know where you’ll get”...[Listen for More]
Rochelle Kopp Rochelle has been an entrepreneur for the past 22 years, as a cross-cultural business consultant specializing in Japan. More recently she has turned to the area where she lives and works, Silicon Valley, to help people better understand the language and culture there as well.
“Keep your focus, focus on 3 things, your customers and making sure that you are always making them happy, to be focussing on your employees and making sure that working for you is always gonna be a good experience for them, and also focussing on yourself”...[Listen for More]
Randy Samsel is founder and President of Future State Talent Solutions. He has worked in the talent and executive search field for 25 years. In his practice, Randy works closely with executives and business owners to help them develop talent strategies to attract and retain game-changing leaders. Randy has na MBA from the Wharton School and is a certified Human Capital Strategist.
“To find the best way to translate your product, service, knowledge and passion into value for your customers. People are always going to act on their self interests so if they can see the value to them of what you have to offer it’ll help you succeed”...[Listen for More]
Stacy L Bauer Since 2000, Stacy has served as outsourced general counsel. Earlier she was vice president (VP) of General Council (GC) of an ING broker/dealer, and VP of KeyCorp. She graduated cum laude from George Washington Uuniversity Law, and received her BA from Miami University. Stacy chairs the GCP/COSE Ambassador program, is in the COSE Expert Network and sits on several GCP/COSE committees.
“Plan, plan plan schedule, plan plan plan and schedule some more”...[Listen for More]
Lisa Fitzpatrick is a best selling author who revels in supporting women to find their unique life purpose and heal their businesses so that they can enjoy holistic and life-sustaining success. She is the founder of Sacred Women's Business, which serves conscious women to tap into their feminine wisdom and become the leading lady of their lives and businesses.
“Believe in yourself, believe in your vision, do not be deterred by the bigness of your vision, you have been given a vision for a reason and your mission might be a really big one just start by believing in yourself”...[Listen for More]
Bill Shander is the Founder of Beehive Media, a Boston-based data visualization and information design consultancy. Bill specializes in creating interactive experiences for thought leadership, research, advocacy and knowledge management. Having focused on “Digital Design for Knowledge” for most of his career, he brings unique insight into what it takes to deliver rich, engaging and impactful content to diverse audiences. Clients over the years have included the World Bank, United Nations, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Harvard University, World Economic Forum and the EPA. He currently teaches data storytelling, information design and data visualization on Lynda and in workshops around the world.
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India Hicks was a bridesmaid at the wedding of Prince Charles & Lady Diana. Her godfather is Prince Charles, The Prince of Wales and India. After graduating from the New England School of photography, she was hired by Ralph Lauren for her first modeling job. India lives on a small island in the Bahamas, with her partner and their five children. She has produced three lifestyle books and designed collections of bath & beauty products, bedding and jewelry in partnership with others, but realized the time had come to build a company on her own terms. Alongside two strong business minded partners she launched her lifestyle brand: India Hicks. These collections are sold through networks of other entrepreneurial women, at home or one-to-one. Unencumbered by tradition, India has made bold life choices that inspire women to join her in the pursuit of an extraordinary life.
“We’ve talked about never giving up, never letting that passion die, never losing the focus, never losing the drive” …[Listen for More]
Peter Khalil: securing the financial future of small businesses and their owners. Peter is founder and director of Perris Knightsbridge Chartered Accountants, a boutique accounting consultancy for small businesses.
“Keep grinding, its hard work, it’s really hard work, keep at it regardless of the difficulty because if what you’re doing is making the world a better place in its own kind of way then it’s going to work”...[Listen for More]
Dr. Minette Riordan is an award-winning, serial entrepreneur and marketing expert with 14 years experience in marketing and sales. She is author of the best-selling book, The Artful Marketer: A Fundamental Business Guide for Creative Entrepreneurs. Her passion is helping creative entrepreneurs build profitable businesses.
“Have a plan and stick to it”...[Listen for More]
Omar Obaid left his senior position at The New York Times to follow his passion and is now an established international artist. He recently launched FineArtSeen.com a global online art gallery to help other artists pursue their dream by connecting them with art collectors around the world.
“Keep doing what you love, don’t give up and you will have hard times, you know sometimes things don’t work out , stick with what you originally started and finish it”...[Listen for More]
Research shows that more than 70% of Change initiatives fail, but not on Carol Kelly 's watch! As a Change Leadership & Transition Consultant, Certified Professional Coach, and Keynote Speaker, Carol is an expert in the transformational power of change to drive high performance and breakthrough results, both in people's professional and personal lives. To this end, for more than two decades, she has helped thousands of Senior Leaders to navigate through the complexities of change to produce high-performing teams that transform the culture, giving them a competitive advantage. Providing change solutions that "stick" is her passion. Often described as "an electrifying speaker with a life-changing message," Carol empowers individuals to obtain massive change and personal growth that sustains and lasts.
“What I enjoy most about what I Do is when I work with people, either individually or collectively and I get comments like this changed my life”
Nick Bell is an entrepreneur, investor and founder of WME, Australia’s largest digital marketing agency, now operating globally with a turnover of more than $55 million. His passion is to lead and invest in companies, which are constantly innovating and improving the way others do business.
As a budding young entrepreneur, Nick’s entry into business was more ambitious than successful. He dropped out of university after six weeks to launch a skincare business, which despite its potential ran into supply chain difficulties, impacting cashflow. Down to his last $400, in 2008 Nick decided to give it ‘one more crack’ teaching himself SEO and starting an internet marketing company.
With fierce determination and a passion for helping others, Nick started cold calling clients and within five days had his first SEO client. The money he made he reinvested back into the business, and in six months he opened an office and hired a team member.
Beyond his flagship company WME, Nick now has ownership interests in 8 other companies worldwide including Hosting Australia, Appscore, Nothing But Web, SEO Agency, First Page, USEO, Results First and Primal. He attributes his success in the ability to identify synergy business opportunities. Nick is has investment holdings in 4 other companies, Tribal, Ideapod, Lead Chat and SJ Venues.
“Get your head down, do the work that others wont do”...[Listen for More]
Sarah Jones is an intuitive skin expert renowned for her signature TOUCH treatment. She is a trained beauty therapist and has spent over 15 years in the wellness and beauty industry. Sarah lives by the mantra that beauty on the outside begins with beauty on the inside; it is essential to our beauty that we lead a healthy lifestyle, an inner peace, positivity, confidence and overall balance. Sarah’s vision is to restore health and wellbeing by awakening the beneficial ‘healing energy’ that resides within to nourish the body, emotions and soul.
“Believe in yourself and just go for it. You can do it just go for it but you need the self belief and definitely don’t be afraid to ask for help. Don’t be afraid to look up every single bit of information. I always find reading about people who are entrepreneurs so interesting, look at their journey. Put the time and effort into making it a success because it does all come down to the individual"...[Listen for More]
Caroline Greene is a recovering lawyer, chronic overachiever, and two-time Amazon best-selling author of ‘MATTER: How to Find Meaningful Work That’s Right for You and Your Family’ and ‘NEXT: How to Start a Successful Business That’s Right for You and Your Family’. As a life and business coach, Caroline helps determined moms build businesses – and whole lives - that truly matter to them.
“Commit and keep going”...[Listen for More]
George Black is an author, business strategist, and has been described as a Financial “Yoda”. He founded Intigro in 1992 and has been growing companies through his business “know-how” and CFO skills, ever since.
“Discover and live into the person that you’re meant to be”...[Listen for More]