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Jeff Hoffman | Priceline.com

Success is a Choice

This episode with Jeff Hoffman is one of our most popular episodes. He is interesting and insightful. If you listened to this episode when it was first released, it might be valuable to listen to it again. If this is your first time, then you're in for a real treat. Enjoy the episode! SHOW NOTES ... Jeff Hoffman is an award-winning global entrepreneur, proven CEO, worldwide motivational speaker, bestselling author, Hollywood film producer, producer of a Grammy Award-winning jazz album, and executive producer of an Emmy Award-winning television show. Jeff has been part of a number of well-known successful startups, including Priceline.com, Booking.com, uBid.com, and more. Jeff is the CEO of Driving Force Enterprises, a strategic consulting firm that teaches exponential growth to business owners and entrepreneurs, as well as teaching innovation strategies to corporations and governments worldwide. Click here for Jeff's complete bio In today’s episode, we discuss: William Shatner becoming the face of Priceline How to build a strong team Making the world better - with or without money Using a whiteboard to build culture ... and much more!!!   Resources, Books, and Links  Website: JeffHoffman.com Twitter: @SpeakerJeff Linkedin: Linkedin.com/in/jeffhoff/ Facebook: Facebook.com/SpeakerJeff Instagram: @SpeakerJeffHoffman Past "Success is a Choice" podcast episodes of interest . . . Rachel Cruze (Ramsey Solutions and Best-Selling Author) - Episode 161 Laura DiBenedetto (America's Happiness Coach) - Episode 169 Marc Polymeropolous (Former CIA Officer) - Episode 166 Laura Gassner Otting (Author of “Limitless”) – Episode 125 Jon Gordon (author of “The Energy Bus”) – Episode 100 Melissa Agnes (Crisis Preparedness Expert) – Episode 091 Bernard Robichaud (Trailer Park Boys) – Episode 086 Brad Lea (Founder of Lightspeed VT) - Episode 066 Michael Catt (Pastor & Producer of “Facing the Giants”) – Episode 049 Kevin Harrington (original shark on “Shark Tank”) – Episode 024 Jeff Hoffman in Action https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7XEHWh4J734&t=611s https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M78cUNdT3pQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=idDHfTFQCic&t=344s https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1u1efjTah5E This episode is sponsored by The Leadership Playbook This episode is made possible by TheLeadershipPlaybook.com. Great teams have great teammates. Build a stronger culture today by helping athletes become better teammates and more positive leaders. Get $100 off your first year when you use the coupon code SUCCESS at checkout. Rate and Review Please consider rating the podcast with 5 stars and leaving a quick review on iTunes.  Ratings and reviews are the lifeblood of a podcast. This helps tremendously in bringing the podcast to the attention of others. Thanks again for listening and remember that “Success is a choice. What choice will you make today?” - - - - - Jamy Bechler is the author of five books including The Bus Trip and The Leadership Playbook, host of the Success is a Choice Podcast, professional speaker, and trains organizations on creating championship cultures. He is also a certified John Maxwell leadership coach. Bechler spent 20 years as a college basketball coach and administrator. He has worked with businesses and teams, including the NBA. Follow him on Twitter at @CoachBechler. To connect with him via email or find out about his services, please contact speaking@CoachBechler.com. You can also subscribe to his insights on success and leadership by clicking here.


27 Oct 2022

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Industrial Is What We Do: Jeff Hoffman

Author Hour

As the co-chair of an industrial real estate practice, Jeff Hoffman advises on billions of dollars in transactions for companies and developers. More importantly, he’s a lifelong Wisconsin resident and a key player ... The post Industrial Is What We Do: Jeff Hoffman appeared first on Author Hour.


5 Oct 2022

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The Billion Dollar Episode: Designing Your Life Around Your Passions w/ Jeff Hoffman - Founder of Priceline.com

The Action Academy | Millionaire Mentorship For Your Life & Business

Today's guest will give you economic, emotional, and wealth building wisdom that others have paid 6-7 figures and decades of time for.Jeff Hoffman is an award-winning global entrepreneur, proven CEO, worldwide motivational speaker, bestselling author, Hollywood film producer, a producer of a Grammy Award winning jazz album, and executive producer of an Emmy Award winning television show.In his career, he has been the founder of multiple startups, he has been the CEO of both public and private companies, and he has served as a senior executive in many capacities. Jeff has been part of a number of well-known successful startups, including Priceline.com/Booking.com, uBid.com and more.Learn how to leave corporate america, hit financial freedom, and design your dream life through our FREE Action Academy EBOOK:  "From W2 to World Travel"https://w2toworldtravel.comConnect with Us!Podcast Instagram: @actionacademypodcastPersonal Instagram: @brianluebben@speakerjeffhoffmanhttps://jeffhoffman.comhttps://brianluebben.comResources:GoBundanceAre you an accredited investor and want to learn more about GoBundance?www.gobundance.comBook a call to learn more: www.calendly.com/brianluebben/grablifebig


5 Jul 2022

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The Brett Snodgrass Podcast - Ep66: Jeff Hoffman - Are You Surrounding Yourself With Successful People?

The Brett Snodgrass Podcast

You are who your surround yourself with. If you truly think about, the people you spend the most time with are who you end up being like. So, are you surrounding yourself with successful people? Priceline.com founder and philanthropist Jeff Hoffman joins us on the podcast today as we cover his personal success story, lessons he's learned in life, and how to give back when much has been given to you. This truly is a podcast you don't want to miss!


4 Apr 2022

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E179: How Entrepreneurs Can Build and Scale a Company and Culture with Jeff Hoffman

Tribe of Millionaires Podcast

What is the making of a successful leader? In today’s conversation, Jeff Hoffman, an award-winning global entrepreneur, proven businessman, and worldwide motivational speaker shares some wealth of knowledge that will teach you how to operate successfully as a CEO and entrepreneur. Jeff initially went down the software engineering route until he found the path he was truly called for – being a bridge between business and technology. He ultimately figured out a way to monetize his passions. Travel, being one of them, Jeff did a lot of work in the travel industry and created technology for airlines and airports, allowing him to see the world and get paid while doing it. Having founded multiple startups and served as CEO of public and private companies, Jeff shares some strategies to help you build a company you can scale and offers great insights that will transform the way you do business. Here are some power takeaways from today’s conversation: [04:44] The making of a successful leader [06:59] Finding a way to monetize your passions [09:23] Are entrepreneurs born or bred? [11:27] Finding people smarter than you [13:01] Winning a gold medal at one thing [15:27] Jeff is a serial entrepreneur, not a parallel entrepreneur [18:40] Redesigning the way you think about work into projects and products [19:20] The 3 things today’s talents care about [19:44] Leading with culture [22:54] Hiring the right people [24:45] Balancing process and compliance with the culture [27:21] Jeff’s definition of excellence [30:30] Most common mistakes companies make when scaling [36:28] How to reach explosive growth [38:16] Putting culture above all else [42:40] Where Jeff spends most of his time right now Connecting with the Guest World Youth Horizons Global Entrepreneurship Network Website: www.jeffhoffman.com Instagram: @speakerjeffhoffman Connect with our growing community: Gobundance:  https://www.gobundance.com/ Apply: https://www.gobundance.com/membership Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gobundance LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/gobundancegbl/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/GoBundance Twitter: https://twitter.com/GoBundance Tiktok: https://www.tiktok.com/@eodconfections?lang=en Not a millionaire yet but want to be a part of our ecosystem? Check out EMERGE by GoBundance. Enroll Today! https://www.gobundance.com/emerge Interested in starting your own podcast or handing off your production to a qualified team? Email erik@onairbrands.com to learn how we're making the world better, one mic at a time.


8 Mar 2022

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Why You Should or Shouldn’t Choose Entrepreneurship with Jeff Hoffman

Let's Talk Business

Have you ever asked yourself, “Am I really cut out for entrepreneurship?” Honestly, most of us have. While entrepreneurship seems to be synonymous with freedom, independence, and designing your destiny, being a successful entrepreneur takes perseverance, humility, and is a lot more than what meets the eye.   This week, our guest is Jeff Hoffman, the inventor of the airport boarding pass kiosks, Billionaire co-founder of Priceline, worldwide motivational speaker, and bestselling author. He now dedicates his life to helping people around the world, like you and me, truly reach their dreams. In our interview, Jeff discusses his work teaching entrepreneurship around the world. He incorporates his journey and goes on to talks about the important traits a business leader must have, and why entrepreneurship may or may not be for you.  Finally, he speaks about scaling a business and how leaders can be more agile in a fast-paced world. Tune in now and get inspired to be the best entrepreneur you can be. Listen and enjoy! [00:01 - 07:56] Opening Segment My takeaways from this episode with Jeff Hoffman  An insightful look at Jeff’s journey  The value of hard work; How growing up with a single mom taught Jeff the importance of perseverance  Dream big, work hard, create value Why these 3 things are the matrix of building a successful business [07:57 - 18:14] Why You Should or Shouldn’t Choose Entrepreneurship   The two reasons why entrepreneurship is so important Independence and freedom  The ability to design a positive future  Who entrepreneurship is not for  Entrepreneurship is not for people who are risk-averse and lack confidence. Entrepreneurs go into their ventures with confidence, knowing that there is always a chance of failure. If this thrills them rather than scares them, then they have the right risk profile for entrepreneurship Can you change your appetite for risk?  The red flags of a reckless entrepreneur Uncoachability  Inability to take accountability  [18:15 - 24:47] The Pioneers of Disrupting the Travel Industry How Priceline.com founder, Jay Walker, changed the travel industry Why travel is so important for Jeff  Developing a solution to getting people on a plane faster  When meeting a challenge, focus on finding solutions, not complaining [24:48 - 30:17]  Managing Change in a Fast Paced World Running a business with agility  For entrepreneurs, chaos and disruption should be your alarm clock Tips for leaders on how to pivot and adapt Look at the data, trends, and the way the world is changing The difference between a growing and stagnant company    The key to a company's success is for a leader to get out of the way and let others do their jobs The keys to scaling a business  [30:18 - 32:12] Closing Segment Connect with Jeff Links below Learn more about Jeff with the Rapid Fire Questions! Key Quotes  “The whole reason to be an entrepreneur is to design the future you want instead of complaining about the one you have.” - Jeff Hoffman “I always tell entrepreneurs to dream big, work hard, create value.” - Jeff Hoffman  “The best entrepreneurs are thirsty. They're hungry for knowledge and experience from those who went before them.”  - Jeff Hoffman Connect with Jeff Visit Jeff’s website https://www.jeffhoffman.com and follow him on IG  @Speakerjeffhoffman and Twitter @speakerjeff You can connect with him on LinkedIn at  linkedin.com/in/jeffhoff Resources mentioned: Book: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho We’re a passionate bunch. Together, we help your business flourish. Visit: https://ptexgroup.com Let’s Talk Exits! Check out my new podcast on Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/lets-talk-exits/id1606747718 Connect with Ptex Group: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn LEAVE A REVIEW + and SHARE this episode with someone who wants to achieve in business. Listen to previous episodes on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts!  


7 Mar 2022

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Redefining Entrepreneurial Success with Jeff Hoffman

Mastering Midlife Podcast

Jeff Hoffman is an award-winning entrepreneur, the CEO of several startups including Priceline and Booking.com, a motivational speaker and producer. Jeff is best known for his many business achievements, but his most impactful work is done as CEO of Driving Force Enterprises, performing philanthropic work worldwide. After years of achieving commercial success, Jeff felt ready to leave the hustle and grind behind in favor of using the skills and resources he had accumulated to give back. He now travels worldwide teaching innovation strategies to small businesses and entrepreneurs. He is also a frequent keynote speaker and a featured business expert in publications such as The Wall Street Journal and Forbes. On today’s show, Jeff shares how he went from growing up with a single mom to becoming the mastermind entrepreneur behind many successful startups. He shares stories of encounters he’s had over the years that influenced his mindset and inspired him to start giving back. Jeff offers some advice about entrepreneurship and how to be successful without sacrificing your happiness and relationships. We also discuss how traveling and working worldwide led him to realize that people everywhere want the same things and inspired him to be a catalyst for change in small and underserved communities. “Entrepreneurship is not a job. It’s a mindset.” - Jeff Hoffman Today on Mastering Overwhelm: How his humble upbringing inspired him to find creative ways to travel and engage with the world Why it’s imperative to go beyond your local community to experience new places and cultures The power of living your life for today, not tomorrow How a conversation with the Dalai Lama inspired him to begin working with underserved youth His philosophy about business, financial achievement and the vicious cycle so many get caught in Vital experiences he’s had that created a profound impact on his life choices Why striving for more financial success doesn’t appeal to Jeff and how he quit when he felt ready to give back The positive change that his humanitarian and philanthropic work has brought to his life and why leaving an impact is more important than accumulating wealth. Why trying and failing is just as important as being successful Resources Mentioned: A Series of Talks by Jeff Hoffman Connect with Jeff Hoffman: Jeff Hoffman Website World Youth Horizons Jeff Hoffman on LinkedIn Jeff Hoffman on Instagram Jeff Hoffman on Facebook Jeff Hoffman on Twitter Mastering Overwhelm - Set Yourself Free to Enjoy Your Success Thanks for tuning into this week’s episode of the Mastering Overwhelm Podcast. If you enjoyed this episode, please subscribe and leave a review wherever you get your podcasts. Apple Podcasts | TuneIn | GooglePlay | Stitcher | Spotify | Amazon Music | iHeart | Deezer Be sure to share your favorite episodes on social media to help me reach more listeners, like you. Join me on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and LinkedIn. For more exclusive content and information, visit our website.


1 Mar 2022

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Jeff Hoffman, Author

The Bookshop Podcast

In today’s episode, I chat with Jeff Hoffman about his new book Other People’s Children, adoption, and writing. Jeff Hoffman attended Bradley University and then earned an MFA in fiction from Columbia College Chicago. His writing has appeared in Barely South Review, The Sun, Harpur Palate, The Roanoke Review, Booth, and Lunch Ticket. Hoffman is the winner of the Madison Review’s 2018 Chris O’Malley Prize in Fiction and a finalist for the Missouri Review’s 2019 Jeffrey E. Smith Editors’ Prize. Jeff HoffmanOther People's Children, Jeff HoffmanCrossroads, Jonathan FranzenSupport the show


16 Feb 2022

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Billionaire Jeff Hoffman's Keynote at the Family Office Club’s 8th Annual Family Office Super Summit

Family Office Podcast - Private Investor & Investment Insights

Jeff Hoffman is an early investor in Priceline.com, Ubud.com, Booking.com and the inventor of the airport check-in kiosk.  Jeff is the best speaker we have had at the Family Office Club in 14 years of hosting 150+ live events, so I hope you enjoy his talk which he did live at our 964 person conference recently in Fort Lauderdale. 

1hr 5mins

22 Jan 2022

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324. Go Big or Go Home with Jeff Hoffman

Marketing Speak

Jeff Hoffman is a successful entrepreneur, worldwide motivational speaker, bestselling author, and Hollywood film producer. Jeff has been part of many well-known successful startups, including Priceline.com/Booking.com, uBid.com, and more. Sending your message out there hoping people will respond positively is nerve-wracking. In today’s Marketing Speak episode, Jeff delves into one of the winning formulas of creating marketing campaigns that will get people to line up and say, “I want in.” Tune in! The show notes, including the transcript and checklist to this episode, are at marketingspeak.com/324. 


5 Jan 2022