Dr. James Richardson is the founder of Premium Growth Solutions, a strategic planning consultancy for early-stage consumer-packaged goods brands, and has helped more than 75 CPG brands. James is the author of Ramping Your Brand: How to Ride the Killer CPG Growth Curve, the #1 Best-seller in Business Consulting on Amazon.
“as you launch don’t think like you are NASA. What I mean by that is that the rocket is finished. NASA it is otherwise people are going to die… 99-point nine percent thinking at NASA is prelaunch and I think it’s a really bad way to be as a business entrepreneur… You need to have a vision of what you want to accomplish but who the audience is, what the offerings are what the pricing are all those should be open to change based on what the market is telling”…[Listen for More]
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For almost a decade, Annie Passanisi Ruggles has harnessed her Hulk-like disdain for hard-sales, tacky self-promotion, and overly competitive sleazeballs as inspiration to help people find better ways to grow their small businesses. She's guided hundreds of people toward making deeper connections, lasting impressions, and friendlier, more lucrative conversations and transactions.
“you are not a non-profit unless you are a non-profit. If you overly sacrifice yourself through ask avoidance, through loocey goocey the boundaries… through over delivering as a negative. I don’t mean over delivering in a way that we all aspire to with customer service. I mean really over delivering and not demanding what you earn, what you deserve, what you are entitled to, what you are worth then you are going to allow other people to slow the rate of your business for their own gain and you will keep yourself small. Do not do that. If you are an entrepreneur you are a business, show up like a business, treat yourself like a business, respect yourself like a business”…[Listen for More]
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After a 35-year career in the IT industry, Pat Alva-Kraker was faced with a series of challenges that altered her professional life forever. Pat stepped onto her own journey to elation and along the way inspired other women to own their feminine power, create a successful business and lifestyle.
“be clear with what it is that you want out of your business. Have the courage to step in and realise that that business dream of yours and in that will come the confidence that you need to make it all happen”…[Listen for More]
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Bimal Shah is on a mission to deliver breakthroughs to entrepreneurs by reaching their three-year goal in one year through customized systems of coaching, planning, & accountability that provide Security from Enemies of Prosperity. The CEO of Rajparth Achievers, LLC., is founded on three platforms: Thrive, Transform, and Transcend.
“the best advice I can give to entrepreneurs and it depends where they are in their stage of their business. But the one thing that every entrepreneur should be focused on is you have to be different; you can’t be doing the same thing that your competitors do, you have to be unique and you have to become the only one. Every day you should strive how can I be the only one in the business that I’m doing? How can I become the only one? Whichever way it is you should be striving for that; you should be asking that question to yourself every single day”…[Listen for More]
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Carolyn Colleen is the founder of the FIERCE Network, an online program that helps women create life strategies that enables them to have the life they dream of—without sacrificing their families, careers, or lifestyles. Author of F.I.E.R.C.E.: Transform Your Life in the Face of Adversity, 5 Minutes at a Time!
“try it and test the concept and see what lands”…[Listen for More]
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Gene Guarino owns, operates & invests in Residential Assisted Living Homes throughout the US. Gene speaks in over 50 cities & 5 countries on Residential Assisted Living & the opportunities for business owners, operators, investors & entrepreneurs. He has trained over 300,000 people over the past 30 years on topics ranging from real estate investing, starting your own business, entrepreneurship & he has focused exclusively on RAL for the past 7 years.
“don’t let your entrepreneurship overtake what’s really important. What I mean by that is family, loved ones, people that you are with. You know Neil I work with seniors and people who have housing and security issues all the time and nobody especially as they get older ever sits there and says I wish I’d worked harder or I wish I’d put in more hours or I wish I’d started that the business. They all without exception are talking about their family, the events, the time they spent or unfortunately time they wish they had spent”…[Listen for More]
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Geeta Sidhu-Robb is a 5-time winner of the Entrepreneur & Businesswoman of the Year. She set up Nosh Detox after her son got severe food allergies & anaphylaxis, retraining from lawyer to wellness coach for professional women - helping them get promotions, double revenue, launch IPO’s & massive company growth.
“what do you want? What do you want to create? Then what inside of you is scared of creating that? So if you can get rid of the fears that we all naturally have about going to big or being able to do it or can it work or not. Then work on yourself to make yourself as fearless as you possibly can because that really helps and it shows up in your business”…[Listen for More]
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Liam Naden is a speaker, teacher, writer and coach to entrepreneurs in how to overcome problems and achieve true success, in their business and their life. He is the creator of Neuro-State Rebalancing (NSR), a process which helps a person to take control of their life by using their brain in a different way.
“spend at least as much of your time on learning about who you are… who you really are… as you do on your business. And I’m not really referring to developing yourself and finding out what you need to fix about yourself because that’s all superficial stuff. I’m talking about learning who you really are. What drives your life? What creates the results that you get in your life really? And it’s not about setting goals and struggling and motivation”…[Listen for More]
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Michael Lines brings 25 years’ experience in the natural and traditional consumer-packaged-goods industries. Currently as Founder, President & CEO of Wellness Natural Inc. (SimplyProtein), Michael and his team lead all aspects of the SimplyProtein business in North America and 2 international markets.
“No matter what stay true to yourself and take care of yourself... a great example if you are flying and the oxygen masks drop they are very specific about make you are taking care of your own oxygen first quickly before your family member. And I think to be the best version of myself for the team, for the brand, for investors, I have to take care of myself - exercise, sleep, nutrition, meditaion. Those are really important and I think as entrepreneurs you lose sight of that very quickly because there is always 100 things to do. Better finding that balance”…[Listen for More]
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Dario Gristina is the Chief Executive Officer for PleXus Health Science that developed the high-tech PleXus UVC-650 device that uses UV light to kill bacteria and viruses, including SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Commonly used for health care facilities and labs, ultraviolet germicidal irradiation is now available to the general public for restaurants, offices, residential use and more.
“believe in yourself and just go for it and believing yourself and don’t let anyone tell you otherwise”…[Listen for More]
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Matt Clark is the founder of The Virtual Edge and co-creator of The Rainmaker System - an online marketing system that helps entrepreneurs get 2-5 high-value leads per day from LinkedIn without paying for ads. With their flagship programme Matt and his business partner, Wesley Longueira have helped thousands of businesses in 26 countries grow exponentially. They are now on a mission to reach 10k businesses worldwide and build a vibrant community of Rainmakers! The success of The Rainmaker System has led to Matt becoming a sought after international speaker and has shared the stage with Brian Tracey, John DeMartini, Michael Douglas, Stedman Graham, Peter Sage, Brandon Bays, Les Brown, and many more. Matt is also the author of The Proven Path, The Automation Playbook, and The Automated Income systems and has been featured in Wake up- How to live a Healthy Vibrant Lifestyle.
“if you are starting out keep it simple. Solve one big problem for one ideal client. Make sure that you are in an environment where people want to see you succeed where you are surrounding yourself with best possible people at the highest calibre of the highest level. In fact, I would say that is probably universal thing is make sure that your environment raises you, raises your standards and doesn’t bring you down”…[Listen for More]
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Chris Stapleton and Landon Stewart have been building client-getting Facebook groups together for 4 years. They got their start by consulting with 7 and 8-figure brands - helping them build thriving communities around their programs and generate millions in additional revenue. Since then, they’ve branched out to focus on growing their own community and coaching programs. In the past 7 months, they’ve taken their brand new Facebook group from zero to a $4 million/year run rate. After building one of the most active & engaged Facebook groups in the coaching space, their group growth and monetization methodology is now gaining attention from industry leaders
“Hire help. Don’t try to figure out everything on your own. Obviously, it be patient, learn to rest and not quit. But if you are going to try to figure out everything on your own it’s going to be a painful ride. And just get help, hire people to help solve your problems and don’t put all of the weight on your own shoulders in the beginning stages and you will notice that your just exponentially grows from there”…[Listen for More]
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Todd Kaufman developed a lifelong passion for software, eventually leading him to co-founding Test Double in 2011, a consultancy focused on improving the broken industry of software development. Test Double has grown to over $14.7M in revenue in 2020, expanding its impact on the industry for 10 years.
“Jimmy Iovine… had a quote ‘Make fear a tailwind not your headwind’ and I think that’s accurate… Turn that fear into drive and motivation and energy to make your business successful”…[Listen for More]
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Samael Tejada is the Founder of Liquivida Lounge, wellness center with 12 locations across four states, offers an assortment of nine IV drip therapies in addition to a large range of services from aesthetics to weight loss to name a few lab testing to hormone optimization.
“always keep your head up. You are going to fall on your butt multiple times. You can’t let that discourage you as long as you keep on pressing forward you are going to get to where you see yourself”…[Listen for More]
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Michael Begg co-founded AMZ Advisers with his two partners in 2015, and has grown the business to managing over $10M per year in ad spend and $100M per year in Amazon sales. Mike and the AMZ team also operate AMZ Courses, educating Amazon sellers on how to maximize sales on the platform. Mike loves sharing advice and help on anything related to Amazon and building efficient businesses.
“I think my best advice would be just not worrying about failing. If you are doing something that you love, if you are doing something that motivates you that’s self-fulfilling don’t be afraid to fail, go out there and try new things, go out there and try new sales channels, try new ways to help your clients, provide that value. As long as you are helping other people and providing a ton of value to them you will always have clients. That’s not something you will have to worry about”…[Listen for More]
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Claudia Miller is a Career Coach, and she helps serious professionals secure dream jobs, with dream salaries, at their dream companies -- including fast-growing startups, midsize companies, Fortune 500 and Tech Giants like Amazon, Google & Facebook. Some even received salary increases of up to $50,000.
“if you are not good at something or something keeps becoming your bottleneck just hire someone and do it. You will be surprised how much talent you can find out there whether it’s on Up Work, fiverr and even interns… just hire people out. You are just going to accelerate all of that learning and the progress in your business once you decide to do that ”…[Listen for More]
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Tara L Paige’s authentic personality grew her from teacher and mother, to national business consultant to her own brand. After seeing a lack of diversity in the outdoor décor space, Tara started a viral Facebook group reaching 210K Black women which grew into her inclusive lifestyle brand: The Patio Chic.
“When you decide that you want something, go for it. If there is a naysayer that’s not your supporter it’s a naysayer, keep that in mind. Do not stop until you reach your pinnacle of success. You cannot compare yourself to anyone else. This is not a race, you are not in a fight with anyone else, this is all about you. Go, run, do whatever you’ve got to do to get to the top of the mountain. Set your goals, write it down, make it plain, create plan and execute. You’ve got this”…[Listen for More]
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Global entrepreneur Ruble Chandy is the author of the international bestselling book on conscious business strategies, 90 Days to Life: A Journey from Turmoil to Triumph, and the creator of Online Business Accelerator™ workshops. Marrying eastern wisdom with western know-how, Chandy built three tremendously successful, seven-figure businesses before retiring at the age of 38 to pursue his passion for helping businesses accelerate growth using the same principles and strategies that propelled his own success. Fluent in three languages, Chandy has consulted with entrepreneurs and small businesses worldwide. Currently, he and his team at Accelerator™ are helping businesses in 14 countries, including the US, Canada, India, Saudi Arabia, UAE (Dubai), and the UK to double their revenue, profit, and income and scale up to seven, eight, and nine figures. Chandy began his business career in India at the age of 19. By the time he was 24, he had failed in two businesses and was $60,000 in debt. However, when pivotal circumstances caused him to realize the intrinsic connection between business success and spiritual self-actualization, Chandy began to rapidly grow his wealth. He has since built several businesses from scratch to seven figures in 12 months or less, culminating in a US Air Force contracting company that he grew to a multi-million-dollar enterprise. In 2008, Chandy sold his company to his partners and moved to the US, where he became the Technical Manager of a major healthcare brand before retiring at the age of 38 to create Online Business Accelerator™ workshops to help businesses scale to seven, eight, and nine figures. Chandy is known for his practical wisdom, impactful strategies, innate sense of humor, and ability to simplify complex ideas into fun and simple, step by step strategies that anyone can implement to accelerate their business. His vast array of clients includes startups, Silicon Valley CEOS, Emmy Award-winning performers, and billionaires.
“have faith. When the going gets tough have faith that it’s going to work out. And while you have faith be intelligent enough to see changes coming and there are new opportunities created all of the time. So, with that faith have some strategy, have some belief, belief about who you are, what you stand for and have some strategy to adapt to this new world order and implement it fast”…[Listen for More]
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Vicky Schettini is known as the Empress of Real Estate for the empire she has built with her own two hands and endlessly giving heart to serve others. She has saved her knowledge to share it on her webinars to help people find how to succeed in the real estate industry. She is the founder of WIT Academy that teaches people how to start their own financial freedom with a course that is going to take them step by step to success.
“never, ever, ever give up… If you really have a passion for what you are doing you are going to have some downs. Trust and believe. And downs are good because that’s how you learn. You are going to have a down; you learn from it and you move up a little bit more. So, it is good to have downs. Most people that’s when they take off because that’s not their passion. Do never do anything just for the money. If you are going to do it just for the money you will give up”…[Listen for More]
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Thomas Michael Hogg is a Consultant and Mentor with more than 20 years of market and work experience in Germany, Switzerland, the US, and Mexico. Thomas has been an advisor to global companies such as PepsiCo, adidas, Campbell’s Soup, Johnson Controls, Bulkmatic, among other multinational companies, SMEs and nonprofit organizations. He is author of "Profitable Growth Strategy - 7 proven best practices from German companies" and has been featured in Bloomberg TV, CNN, Cluster Industrial and El Financiero.
“it’s about the commercial strategy. Take time to plan and design your commercial strategy. Think about who’s going to be your target market – really, really important. Who’s going to be your future clients then look for your future projects or prospects. 80/20 leads- who are your 80/20 customers. So the commercial strategy really starts with addressing defining your target market then investing time and money in sales and marketing practices or certain marketing channels … Really, really take time to design perfectly your commercial strategy”…[Listen for More]
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Dr Yael Joffe RD PhD FACN In the rapidly-evolving discipline of nutrigenomics, Yael is globally acknowledged as a leading expert in the field. She is a highly sought-after speaker, has co-authored two books, ‘It’s Not Just Your Genes’ and ‘Genes To Plate’, and has been published in multiple peer-reviewed scientific journals. Yael is at the forefront of nutrigenomic education and has helped develop and supervise nutrigenomics courses around the world, including her own Manuka and 3X4 Ed. courses, which have trained hundreds of healthcare practitioners globally. She is currently an Adjunct Professor, teaching Nutrigenomics at Rutgers University and MUIH. She is co-founder and Chief Science Officer of 3X4 Genetics.
“just get going, just try, just start, take that first step, don’t worry what comes after that, just try, just step in”…[Listen for More]
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Scott Lee was inspired by various tutors and mentors in his life, but realized it was inaccessible to most of his peers. Scott created Gooroo to bring accessibility and excitement to education outside the classroom. Through tutoring and expert-led video content, Gooroo aims to make learning enjoyable and accessible for all.
“now you guys are under a lot of pressure and you guys are very ambitious enough to think that you can change the world but people are everything so be kind and caring about them and be transparent. They will be with you when you are having a difficult time”…[Listen for More]
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Kelley Higney is the founder and CEO of Bug Bite Thing, a product that uses suction to remove the insect saliva/venom from under the skin and is chemical-free, reusable and suitable for all ages. It is also Amazon’s #1 selling product for insect bite relief with over 30,000 positive reviews.
“don’t be afraid to reach out for help. When you are first getting started there is a lot of resources within your own community. There is funding, there’s networking groups. Don’t take everyone’s word for verbatim. There is always ways to do what somebody says a different way. So, if somebody tells you to go down one path just be mindful that that might not be the only path but listen to them. And don’t be afraid to be a risk taker but don’t do it in a not smart way”…[Listen for More]
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Chris Naugle has dedicated his life to being America’s #1 Money Mentor. As an innovator and visionary in wealth-building and real estate, he empowers entrepreneurs, business owners, and investors with the knowledge of how money works. Chris is driven to deliver the financial knowledge that fuels lasting freedom.
“don’t assume you know everything. You know the arrival syndrome… The second you think you know everything, the second you think you have arrived at that place we stop learning, we stop having the ability to believe that there is more. And I think that’s the biggest thing. A lot of people have different levels of success and then they assume that they’ve reached their people and their plateau. At that point just remember once you are at the top there is only one way to go and that’s down. So, the easiest solution to that is don’t ever hit the top”…[Listen for More]
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Jeff J Hunter who is the CEO of Savage Marketing, and VA Staffer. He is an expert Digital Marketing Strategist, with a background in Information Technology and Project Management, recognized as one of the Top 5 for Phillips nationwide two years running. Hunter is also a sought-after travel hacker and the first gamer to go viral on TikTok.
“start, start now, don’t delay. If you are listening to this right now whatever you think you are doing just do it. And time rewards those who do things. I really think it takes about 6 to 7 years to really get something to a state where it is really successful and it’s really doing well. And the sooner you can start the better, you still have time, you can make it, you can do this. Do it, stop thinking about it, do it”…[Listen for More]
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