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The Books You Read and The People You Meet Podcast

Unpacking the valuable lessons from top business books by showing how they are applied by real-life entrepreneurs through panel discussions and one-on-one interviews.

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Episode 5 - One on one w/ Todd Paxton

Small business owner and entreprenuer, Todd Paxton, talks about his rise from small town farm boy to building one of the top real estate teams in his market.  Todd talks about the lessons he learned from his father, friends, and building a variety businesses over the last two decades.

22mins

25 Mar 2019

Rank #1

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Episode 17 - One on One w/ Nate Millican

What can a pastor teach us about business and startups?  It turns out, a lot.  Listen in on my conversation with Pastor Nate Millican with the North American Mission Board (NAMB) as we discuss the similarities between starting a new business and planting a new church.

42mins

24 Jun 2019

Rank #2

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Episode 7 - Measure What Matters Section One

The Onward coaches break down section one of the book Measure What Matters by John Doerr

46mins

8 Apr 2019

Rank #3

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Episode 11 - Profit First Part One

The Onward coaches break down Part 1 of the book Profit First by Mike Michalowicz.  This book offers a system of cash flow management for business owners and entreprenuers to help them take profit first and create a financially healthy and stable business.

42mins

6 May 2019

Rank #4

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Episode 19 - Blog Article Review - Everyone is a volunteer

In this episode we review a post from the blog Let's Grow Leaders entitled "What No One Tells You About Leading, But You Desperately Need To Know" by Karin Hurt & David Dye.https://letsgrowleaders.com/2019/06/17/leading-you-need-to-know/Book:  https://www.amazon.com/Winning-Well-Managers-Getting-Results-Without/dp/0814437257/ref=asc_df_0814437257/?tag=hyprod-20&linkCode=df0&hvadid=312006100296&hvpos=1o2&hvnetw=g&hvrand=3709878855784728495&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=&hvdev=c&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=1017149&hvtargid=pla-524514356078&psc=1

10mins

8 Jul 2019

Rank #5

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Episode 14 - Your Marketing Sucks Part 1

The Onward coaches break down Part 1 of the book Your Marketing Sucks by Mark Stevens.  This book offers suggests that businesses and marketers must demand that their marketing efforts generate a positive return and offers a system for making sure that it does.https://www.amazon.com/Your-Marketing-Sucks-details-inside/dp/0615823335

46mins

4 Jun 2019

Rank #6

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Episode 12 - Profit First Part Two

The Onward coaches break down Part 2 of the book Profit First by Mike Michalowicz.  This book offers a system of cash flow management for business owners and entreprenuers to help them take profit first and create a financially healthy and stable business.

33mins

14 May 2019

Rank #7

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Episode 8 - Measure What Matters Section Two

The Onward coaches break down section two of the book Measure What Matters by John Doerr

40mins

14 Apr 2019

Rank #8

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Episode 10 - Measure What Matters Section Three

The Onward coaches break down section three of the book Measure What Matters by John Doerr

33mins

29 Apr 2019

Rank #9

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Episode 3 - Rocket Fuel Bonus Chapter

Discussion of the '5 Tools" from the bonus chapter of the book Rocket Fuel and answering  audience questions with coaches Todd Paxton, Shawn Smith, and Kristin Nolot of Onward Coaching and Consulting.  Host Mike Schoonover.  Rocket Fuel by Gino Wickman and Mark C. Winters.

41mins

11 Mar 2019

Rank #10