Jake Carlson is a business coach, host of the Modern Leadership Podcast and founder of LifePlan Legal, a values-based estate planning firm. An avid traveler, Jake took his three kids out of school for the adventure of a lifetime, spending a year living in 12 countries from Bagan, Myanmar to Paris, France, overcoming robbery, redeye flights and Haggis while learning to love the rich cultures of the world.
“you have got to get in the game, you have got to go after it, you have got to passionate about it. And if you are not passionate about it you have got to find a different goal, you have got to find a different game to play. You have got to be willing to get up early, you have got to be willing to stay up late, you have got to be willing to get off that couch and turn off the Netflix. You have got to be willing to go that distance and if you’re not my advice is find something else you are passionate about. We live in a world where you can accomplish so many amazing things aligning with your passion don’t keep beating your head against the wall trying to accomplish something that is not your passion”…[Listen for More]
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As Chief Executive Officer for Easy Bids, Brian Lebeck is responsible for developing and implementing operational policies and strategies to facilitate company growth. Lebeck is well-versed in corporate leadership roles, serving as a leader in the commercial contracting insurances and personal lines industries for more than 16 years. In addition to overseeing Easy Bids, Lebeck is currently president of Confie Seguros (Family of Insurance), where he is responsible for all West Coast operations and manages more than 650 employees, in over 200 locations. As Chief Operating Officer for Easy Bids, an e-commerce platform offering consumers and contractors a convenient way to connect for home and business improvement projects, Thomas Gonzales oversees the company’s business operations and ensures the company has effective operational and financial procedures in place. A seasoned business professional, Gonzales brings more than 15 years of experience in real estate finance to Easy Bids. In addition to his role at Easy Bids, Gonzales is currently the vice president of investments with Park Brokerage Investment Services, where he is responsible for managing a team in the negotiation and purchasing of new properties that benefit the organization. Prior to his current positions, Gonzales served in the armed forces. A decorated military veteran, his combat service awards include the Presidential Accommodation medal, Good Conduct medal and Superior Achievement medal, which he earned through joint task forces with the British.
“don’t be afraid to take the leap. If you plan properly you will limit your chances of failure and therefore you will lift your confidence level to execute. I think a lot of the time our fears as entrepreneurs or as business leaders comes from improper planning. We are not equipped to handle those struggles to make those decisions and ultimately it puts us in a fearful position. So, I think doing that would make you confident and ready to excel as an entrepreneur”…[Listen for More]
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Jane Bishop is a self-proclaimed "unplanned entrepreneur." She founded Take The Next Step out of her passion of investing in others to develop their inner core and grow4ward. Her expertise gleaned from academic/athletic, corporate, and business owner equip her to help entrepreneurs navigate the interpersonal leadership essentials of “entrepreneur land.”
“be aligned with your inner core. Bring your it factor to whatever you are doing, not somebody else’s… You are born an original don’t be a copy. Learn from others but don’t try to be others… Stand on your story… When everybody’s bringing their it factor then we are better off for it”…[Listen for More]
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Dale Irvin is the world's only "Professional Summarizer." As a speaker, he attends conventions, listens to everything observes everything, and reports a summary to the audience at the end of the day in the form of a comedy monologue he just wrote. Dale has also written 7 books, has a weekly video cast called The Friday Funnies; and a weekly podcast, Another Day Above Ground.
“if you are going to be an entrepreneur it’s probably because you are following a dream. Keep following that dream, keep going forward but live your dream”…[Listen for More]
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Aimée-Louise Carton is the co-founder and CEO of KeepAppy, the app and social enterprise that acts as a gym for your mental health. Her company was born out of her suicide attempt and subsequent recovery. She is described as a having "started a mental health revolution".
“just keep talking. The idea that an entrepreneur hides what they are developing even when they are in stealth mode… Well maybe if they are in stealth mode and it is a really niche industry with highly invasive competitors… But really just keep talking, keep asking people what they think, how they would do it, what they would recommend. Because the more you talk about it the better you will get at pitching, the better you will understand your own business, the better you will understand the sales process, the better you will understand your users. There is no harm in constantly communicating your idea, your goals, what you think it will be”…[Listen for More]
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