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Mike Brcic

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How to Build Deeper Connections, Create Community, & Find Clarity in Your Business with Mike Brcic...

Beyond 7 Figures: Build, Scale, Profit

Ep #148 - In today's podcast episode, I'm joined by serial entrepreneur, writer, facilitator, and founder of Wayfinders, Mike Brcic. Mike specializes in helping entrepreneurs build deeper connections, create community, and to find clarity within their businesses. Mike founded his company Wayfinders, formerly known as Mastermind Adventures, to invite amazing entrepreneurs to join him on mind-blowing adventures around the world. Through these adventures, he helps them to build their tribe and community while having a ridiculous amount of fun in the process. Until exiting in February 2019, Mike also ran one of Canada's most successful adventure tourism companies, Sacred Rides, for 22 years. During his tenure, the company expanded from a tiny 1-person operation to a global business with staff in 15 countries and clients from all over the world. Mike is also an avid blogger, and has written a series of informative articles on topics that include entrepreneurship, living a fulfilled life, and mental health on Medium. Learn More About Mike Brcic & Wayfinders: Visit Mike Brcic's website: https://mikebrcic.com/ Visit the Way-Finders website: https://way-finders.com/ Read Mike Brcic's articles on Medium: https://medium.com/@mikebrcic Connect with Mike Brcic on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mikebrcic Follow Mike Brcic on Twitter: https://twitter.com/mikebrcic Also, please remember to subscribe, rate, and leave a written review for the show if you find value in it. Your reviews help this show to reach a wider audience and I appreciate everyone that has been leaving them. FOLLOW CHARLES GAUDET ON SOCIAL MEDIA: Follow Charles Gaudet on LinkedIn: https://linkedin.com/in/charlesgaudet Follow Charles Gaudet on Facebook: https://facebook.com/charlesgaudet Follow Charles Gaudet on Twitter: https://twitter.com/charlesgaudet VISIT THE PREDICTABLE PROFITS WEBSITE: https://PredictableProfits.com

44mins

7 Oct 2022

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How Human Connection Impacts Business | Mike Brcic

Fearless Impact

With a global pandemic going on, you can forget how important human connection is and how much we thrive off it. Human connection is nothing without vulnerability. Yet, entrepreneurs get shunned by society for being vulnerable. Is there a way to find the balance of being vulnerable and professional? My guest this week, Mike Brcic and I dive into the importance of human connection and how it can impact an entrepreneur and their business positively.

34mins

17 Mar 2021

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Process Management with Mike Brcic | E044

Financial Planning For Canadian Business Owners

In this episode of Financial Planning for Canadian Business Owners, Jason Pereira, award-winning financial planner, university lecturer, and writer, interviews Mike Brcic, Founder and Chief Explorer at Way Finders, a company that hosts entrepreneurs in some of the most amazing places around the world!Episode Highlights:0:57 – Mike Brcic introduces himself and Way Finders.2:09 – How did Mike get started in this business?4:11 – Mike goes deep into badass monks.5:15 – What does the Way Finders process look like for entrepreneurs?8:00 – Jason and Mike talk about tracking efficiencies while scaling a business.9:56 – How does Mike help entrepreneurs re-engineer their businesses?12:52 – Jason and Mike discuss the importance of not just throwing jobs you dislike to an assistant.17:40 – Mike breaks down the accountability aspect of his system.19:20 – How long does Mike typically work with his clients?21:40 – What kind of feedback does Mike get from his clients?25:24 – Jason and Mike discuss getting mentally ready for retirement.27:00 – Mike shares some tools available that can help business owners with their process management.3 Key PointsWay Finders focuses on creating a community of entrepreneurs who are like-minded in that they are looking for new ways to create successful businesses.Mike helps entrepreneurs re-engineer their businesses by offloading those tasks that drain their energy to a person or service that maximizes efficiency.Having a tried and true processes in place helps business owners use their time more efficiently while making sure the business can run smoothly Tweetable Quotes:“If you set a very clear vision and some very clear guidelines and principles, that does a lot of the work for you.” – Mike Brcic“The reality is...as you grow and scale, you have to reinvent the company over and over and over again.” – Jason Pereira“If the business model is broken, throwing more gasoline onto a dumpster fire is not going to put out the fire.” – Mike Brcic“Without a properly defined process that cuts to the heart of what you want to do, you’re just passing crap onto other people.” – Jason Pereira Resources Mentioned:Facebook – Jason Pereira’s FacebookLinkedIn – Jason Pereira’s LinkedInWoodgate.com – SponsorFintechImpact.co – Website for Fintech Impactjasonpereira.ca – Jason Pereira’s WebsiteThe Checklist Manifesto – BookVivid Vision – BookProcess Tree – Softwareway-finders.com – Website for Way FindersFull Transcript Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

34mins

7 Jan 2021

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SIMPLIFYING LIFE + BIZ with Mike Brcic

The Great Unlearning Project

In this time of disruption and isolation, we humans need connection more than ever.  Mike Brcic’s work focuses on exploring the field of human connection and belonging; helping entrepreneurs live more aligned and fulfilling lives; and helping to create more deeply connected workplaces.                        Mike is also a serial entrepreneur who has founded many companies and organizations which is yet another reason I wanted to have him on the show. He GREW a LARGE business operating in multiple countries around the world and then SIMPLIFIED his entire life and business to create more FREEDOM and ALIGNMENT for himself.  He now has a company that runs two main events per year while he dedicates the rest of his time to research, family, fun and writing, speaking and facilitation. There’s so much GOLD in this great episode! 

1hr

18 Nov 2020

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The Exciting Unknown

 Loura and Stephen explore whether your passion should be your profession and the importance of addressing your ego and its need for validation.  They share how they both put Mike’s advice about knowing what you want from your company to work in using their companies for what makes them fulfilled and happy. 

18mins

12 Nov 2020

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Founder of Way-Finders - Mike Brcic

Career Competitor

On this episode we welcome in Mike Brcic, Founder of the company Way-finders and former owner and founder of the company Sacred Rides. An entrepreneur with 2.5 decades of success to show for it, Mike is an example of what it means to put value on a customer’s experience above everything else thanks to his commitment to human connection. This interview opens our eyes to the pursuit of peak human connection and the ways Mike has been able to be the catalyst for this by providing services that promote interaction, incredible experiences, and room for self-growth. We also learn about how a small passion project can grow into a massive venture by consistently prioritizing such ideals, and how someone can be competitive in nature by their desire to advance human experience. Out conversation opens up with Mike telling us about the work he is doing today with Wayfinders (4:40), along with his sport background and how he found the sport of mountain biking that would play a huge role in his future (6:30). Mike then tells the history of the company that got Mike’s career as an entrepreneur off and running and established him success around the world (9:10). The conversation then focuses more on Mike as an individual as we learn why he so enthusiastic about the opportunity to act as a catalyst for human connection within his work (13:15), while also hearing about the role sport and exercise had on him as an individual and the potential it can have on a team level as well (17:45). Mike then introduces the term “psychological safety” (23:30) in the role it has on the performance of a team and how it applies to such a wide a variety of outcomes. In relation to career development, Mike shares his opinion on how we can better analyze and then recognize when it is time to move on from a role or company, and how much of that comes back to knowing yourself (27:00). Finally, we hear how he measures himself as a competitor in his newest role as the founder of Way-finders (32:00) and the importance he believes in balancing his purpose within the company and across his life as a whole. Be sure to listen in to Steves “Keys to Success” in closing as well (36:00).

39mins

29 Oct 2020

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Is Your Ego Out of Control? With Mike Brcic [Encore]

Front Row Dads | Family Men with Businesses

In this encore episode Mike Brcic discusses if your ego out of control KEY TAKEAWAYS: The egos question for validation The 2 most important metrics for business -- profit and happiness How to build a system in your company to stop working crazy hours How to know if your ego is at play Having a super clear vision for your company Guiding principles What is an “issues list” Why you must have a playbook Escapism QUOTE “You need people who are inspired by what you do and inspired by that vision” - Michael Brcic “When we want to show our kids how to be passionate entrepreneurs that work hard, in the process of doing that we also create a scenario where they feel like their second best.” - Jon Vroman PEOPLE MENTIONED Mike Brcic John Ruhlin Jordan Harbinger Ryan Holiday Philip McKernan Jeff Cayley Mike McCarthy Elon Musk Cameron Herold Vivek Murthy EPISODE RESOURCES WayFinders Giftology Follow on Twitter, Insta, Facebook Together Vivid Vision   ABOUT THE GUEST Community-builder and serial entrepreneur by nature, Mike Brcic is passionate about helping entrepreneurs live inspired, more connected lives. Via his events and adventure retreats around the world with Wayfinders, Mike helps entrepreneurs find the tribe and the support they need to achieve great things and personal fulfilment. He is a passionate speaker on many topics related to entrepreneurship, community building, and mental health. Via his [ALIGNED] blog series, he shares tips and resources to help entrepreneurs find more alignment in their lives. For more information and to connect with Mike, visit way-finders.com.   Want to learn more about Front Row Dads? We are in the business of building better families. While most dads would say that family matters most, the challenge is they feel guilty knowing their careers get the best of them, and their family seems to get the rest of them. We help Dads become family men with businesses, not businessmen who have families, so they can thrive personally AND professionally. Subscribe to the Front Row Dad podcast to learn about fatherhood, marriage and how to level up your game at home, or if you’re ready for the best coaching and true brothers to grow with, Join The Brotherhood Are you getting all the shows?  Subscribe today! Want to leave a review? THANK YOU!  http://FrontRowDads.com/review [read more]

14mins

19 Aug 2020

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Building a Business While Raising a Family with Mike Brcic

Front Row Dads | Family Men with Businesses

Michael Brcic joins the podcast to discuss how to help busy entrepreneurs take inventory of their life, and manage their business with an end goal of helping them spend more time with their family. KEY TAKEAWAYS: The egos question for validation  The 2 most important metrics for business -- profit and happiness  How to build a system in your company to stop working crazy hours  How to know if your ego is at play Having a super clear vision for your company  Guiding principles  What is an “issues list” Why you must have a playbook  Escapism QUOTE “You need people who are inspired by what you do and inspired by that vision” - Michael Brcic “When we want to show our kids how to be passionate entrepreneurs that work hard, in the process of doing that we also create a scenario where they feel like their second best.” - Jon Vroman PEOPLE MENTIONED Mike Brcic John Ruhlin Jordan Harbinger Ryan Holiday Philip McKernan Jeff Cayley Mike McCarthy Elon Musk Cameron Herold Vivek Murthy EPISODE RESOURCES WayFinders Giftology Follow on Twitter, Insta, Facebook Together Vivid Vision   ABOUT THE GUEST Community-builder and serial entrepreneur by nature, Mike Brcic is passionate about helping entrepreneurs live inspired, more connected lives.  Via his events and adventure retreats around the world with Wayfinders, Mike helps entrepreneurs find the tribe and the support they need to achieve great things and personal fulfilment. He is a passionate speaker on many topics related to entrepreneurship, community building, and mental health. Via his [ALIGNED] blog series, he shares tips and resources to help entrepreneurs find more alignment in their lives. For more information and to connect with Mike, visit way-finders.com.   Want to learn more about Front Row Dads? We are in the business of building better families. While most dads would say that family matters most, the challenge is they feel guilty knowing their careers get the best of them, and their family seems to get the rest of them. We help Dads become family men with businesses, not businessmen who have families, so they can thrive personally AND professionally. Subscribe to the Front Row Dad podcast to learn about fatherhood, marriage and how to level up your game at home, or if you’re ready for the best coaching and true brothers to grow with, Join The Brotherhood Are you getting all the shows?  Subscribe today! Want to leave a review? THANK YOU!  http://FrontRowDads.com/review

59mins

17 Aug 2020

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The Dichotomy Between Vulnerability & Connection with Mike Brcic

Dichotomy Podcast with Mike Reid

Mike Brcic is an adventurer, writer, entrepreneur, husband, father, and traveler. One of Mike’s main goals in life is to use business to create positive change in the world. Mike is achieving this through his companies - Sacred Rides and Mastermind Adventures.  His latest business, Mastermind Adventures, hosts carefully curated small-group adventures to bring together amazing, audacious entrepreneurs in spectacular, remote settings. Through his work for social entrepreneurs, Mike delivers workshops, bootcamps, one-on-one consulting, and mentorship for entrepreneurs who seek to change the world through business. In this episode, Mike talks about the dichotomy between vulnerability and connection, describing how we are often afraid that if people see our fears, wounds, and flaws, they will reject us. He contends that showing vulnerability is what leads to connection. Mike also talks about his entrepreneurial journey and the dichotomies he has faced along the way. We talk about travel, monks, meditation, and more. Enjoy! Highlights: The dichotomy between vulnerability and connection Mike’s experience building companies alongside building a family The meaning of bon vivant and why Mikes live by this philosophy The meaning of culture and why travelling is so meaningful Being a traveler versus being a tourist Monks, meditation and accountability The dichotomy of scale The story behind Mike’s business - Mastermind Adventures How & why Mike built Sacred Rides and Bikes Without Borders Resources: MikeBrcic.com Mike’s Facebook Mike’s Instagram Mike’s LinkedIn Sacred Rides Bikes Without Borders Mastermind Adventures Why Travel Matters by Craig Storti Dent Global is launching in Toronto in 2019. Visit www.mikejamesreid.com to learn more and grab a copy of the Revised Edition of the book, Key Person of Influence by Mike Reid & Daniel Priestley. Before you go...If you liked this episode, please subscribe and leave a review! > It helps the Podcast spread and reach more ears, so your support is greatly appreciated!

1hr 11mins

15 Jan 2020

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Mike Brcic - How To Manage Transition, And Build Powerful Communities

ManTalks Podcast

Community-builder and serial entrepreneur by nature, Mike Brcic is passionate about helping entrepreneurs live inspired, more connected lives. Through his Toronto events for entrepreneurs, and his adventure retreats around the world with Mastermind Adventures, Mike helps entrepreneurs find their tribe and the support they need to achieve great things and personal fulfillment.He is a passionate speaker on many topics related to entrepreneurship, community building, and mental health. He also offers coaching to overwhelmed entrepreneurs to help them free up their time and focus on the important things in life.Connect with Mike:Website - www.mikebrcic.comFacebook - www.facebook.com/mikebrcicInstagram - www.instagram.com/mikebrcicTwitter - www.twitter.com/mikebrcicAre you looking to find your purpose, navigate transition or fix your relationships, all with a powerful group of men from around the world? Check out The Alliance and join me today.  Check out our Facebook Page or the Men's community. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts  | Spotify For more episodes visit us at ManTalks.com | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter    Did you enjoy the podcast? If so please leave us a review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher. It helps our podcast get into the ears of new listeners, which expands the ManTalks Community Editing & Mixing by: Aaron The TechSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1hr 9mins

11 Mar 2019

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