Rank #1: Plot Your Escape with Jonathan Mendonsa
How to grow your side hustle into a full-time gig – the smart way.
Jonathan Mendonsa never wanted to be an entrepreneur. So he spent twelve years becoming a pharmacist, racked up six figures of student debt, and became miserable. That’s when he started plotting his escape, and fell into the financial independent movement – by starting the ChooseFI podcast. Now, he’s escaped debt and lives his dream and wants to share his knowledge with you. Discover the importance of plotting your escape before you make the leap into entrepreneurship, why knowing how much your life costs gives you power, why loyalty can make or break your business, and how to monetize your podcast the right way. Listen now.
Sep 24 2019
Rank #2: How to discover what you stand for—and communicate it to the world with Brian Burkhart
How to discover what you stand for—and communicate it to the world.
He’s helped successful Shark Tank pitchers, TED talk speakers, and $100,000 winning Tech Week presenters refine and nail their message. And it all started with a love of public speaking and connecting directly with people in the audience. Brian Burkhart is the author of Stand for Something, and is here to talk about the nitty-gritty of communication and clarity of purpose behind your budding brand.
Your actions are dictated by your beliefs, Brian says, and the best brands communicate what they stand for. He pulls no punches here—it’s not easy to uncover what you stand for. Fortunately, in our conversation today, he shares some insights to make the journey a little smoother. Discover the mic-drop question that will help you think deeply about your company’s beliefs, why conviction and connection are the two most important elements of public speaking, and a discussion on being secure and insecure in the entrepreneurship world. It doesn’t matter if public speaking is a large part of your business. Mastering communication, or at least improving your skills, will help connect you with people who will believe in your brand. Listen now.
Oct 22 2019
Rank #3: Multiply Your Impact with Allison Maslan
How to build your business and scale it beyond you
Marketing. Homeopathy. A beauty salon. Jewelry manufacturing. Scuba diving. Allison Maslan has done it all—she’s successfully built and scaled ten businesses from the ground up, and today, she’s here to help new entrepreneurs do the same with her book, Scale or Fail.
Discover why many entrepreneurs are unable to scale their businesses, why growing your business doesn’t necessarily mean going the wholesale route, and creative ways to march to your own drum.
No matter the industry, the principles of growth and creating an impact remain the same. If you’re working harder than ever at growing your business and not seeing the impact you desire, this is the conversation for you. Listen now.
Oct 15 2019
Rank #4: Crawl, Walk Run with Eli Crane
How Eli Crane took Bottle Breacher from his garage to Shark Tank – and beyond
Eli Crane didn’t always want to be an entrepreneur. While he was a Navy SEAL, he received a unique bottle opener as a gift, which inspired him to create his own .50 caliber shell bottle openers. His fellow SEALs loved them, and inside his garage, Bottle Breacher was born. Eli takes us through his journey, from auditioning for Shark Tank to the realities of navigating an immensely successful deal. Discover how the SEALs saying, “Crawl, Walk, Run” resonated in his entrepreneurship, why being inflexible can be your downfall, and why going too deep can ruin your perspective. Listen now.
Oct 08 2019
Rank #5: Go Fix What’s Broken with Brian Dixon
How to start your business – by focussing on the right thing.
The biggest mistake beginner entrepreneurs make is by focussing on the wrong aspect of their business out of the gate. Purpose, practice, and profit are all well and good, but you have to start with–you guessed it–people, says Brian Dixon, business coach, and author of Start With Your People. Discover why you should build a “runway” with your family before building your business, how to repair burnt bridges from ages ago, and stop looking for your dream team, because they’re already working for you.
Sep 17 2019