Building Community for Dreams and Ideas | Michael Woodward

Does community impact the lives of dreamers and idea makers? We often look to entrepreneurs and world changers thinking that their is some kind of magic they use to make their ideas and dreams become reality. What really are the driving factors behind their achievements? How can they overcome failure, disappointment, obstacles, and fear? There are many factors that allow leading entrepreneurs to reach those dreams and ideas. One of the key elements are the communities around them. In today's episode we discuss how community impacts our dreams, what we can do to build authentic community, how you can connect at a deeper level, and why you need community more now than ever.

Entrepreneurial Financial Freedom | Grant Sabatier

It seams like most of us are struggling to live financial free every day. This is especially true from entrepreneurs. Grant Sabatier lived the live of scrapping by and decided it was time for a change. Through entrepreneurship, side hustling and investing Grant was able to go from broke to financial freedom.

How to live the Drop Ship Lifestyle | Anton Kraly

If you ever thought about an online business you may have thought about drop shipping but there is so much noice on how to successfully build a drop ship lifestyle.  Anton has built multiple successful drop ship businesses. His approach is to work with established brands to sell their products.

Can Holistic Health beat Big Pharma? | John McGarvey

What does it take to have 'good' health?  Big Pharma doesn't seem to be making us any healthier.  While in Tibet, John McGarvey (Co-founder and CEO of Dao Labs) discovered ancient Chinese medicine.  This journey made him rethink health and solving modern problems with old approaches.  He is now on a journey to share products that nurture positive health into our lives.  

The Business of International Learning | MC Miller

So you went to college, you owe thousands in student loans, and now you can't find a job in the competitive job market.  What do you do next?  Why not think outside the box and do something different?  MC Miller and his team is on a mission to help others think outside the normal solution by placing them in well paying jobs throughout Asia.  This could be a short term or long term placement.  By thinking outside the traditional or normal way of living he has helped many find the true freedom they in their own lives.  

Your Business Needs Video | Jason Hsiao

The online world of social media is reinventing how we market and advertise our business.  On all the platforms video is king.  But how do you create your videos if you don't have a massive budget, time to get videos created, or the expertise to creator your own?  This was the question that Jason Hsiao and Animoto set out to answer. 

The Dreamer's Method to Micro Experiments | Michael Woodward

Ever entrepreneur faces the feeling of being overwhelmed by their dreams and ideas.  We also set ourself up for failure and disappointment by setting unrealistic expectations and goals.   How can we overcome the pitfalls of chasing our big ideas and dreams?  Why not try a micro experiment?

The Business of Graphic Design | Johnathan Grzybowski

Starting and building a business is an evolutionary process.  Johnathan Grzybowski took his marketing agency and morphed it into a on-demand graphic design business.  This transformation was fueled through travel, collaboration, a culture of fun, and feedback from clients.  Johnathan shares how you can harness this power to transform your own entrepreneurial journey into a stronger business.

No Small Creator | Cody Wanner

Often as creators we wonder if we are making an impact, if our message matters, or if we are being heard.  Cody Wanner has started a movement helping creators understand that there are 'No Small Creators.'  His message is helping people find their voice, their message, and a tribe of followers.  

The 10% Entrepreneur | Patrick McGinnis

You have a job but you are looking for more.  You aren't ready to give up that job, so what do you do?  Patrick McGinnis shares how you can be a 10% entrepreneur and create a diversified career.  He shares the 5 types of entrepreneurs and gives you some steps to making your dreams and the dreams others a reality.  It's time to move past the fear and start building the life of your dreams.

Pushing the Limits of Creativity | Troy Christopher Plota

How can you push the boundaries of creativity past their limits?  Why does collaboration beat competition?  What is the future of Photography?  Troy Christopher Plota is a leader in photography and his company Plotaverse is using technology to reinvent community, collaboration, and the future of creativity. 

Persona vs Authenticity | Michael Woodward

Entrepreneurs are told to craft a persona, to be authentic.  It seems that all the internet rockstars have the perfect image, the right story, or have it all together.  Should you create a persona?  How can you be authentic?  Can you have a persona and be authentic?  Going deeper into persona and authenticity is hard especially since the bar is being set so high for influencers and creators.  

From Music Industry Leader to Marketing Guru | Claude Zdanow

Claude Zdanow has chased his dreams since he was a child.  He has built successful recording studios working with people like Drake, Eminem, Yo Yo Ma, The Chainsmokers, and the Chicago Symphony.  He is now on a new journey as he builds the Stadiumred Group.

In today's episode Claude and I also discuss marketing, the changing music industry, building a business as you learn, building a lifestyle brand, evolving your business, see the future in business, perseverance in hard times, believing in your mission, the tools of marketing, the truth about niches, tools versus offerings, and much more.

Don't Outsource Your Ideas | Jarl Jensen

Jarl Jensen is a specialist in inventing and innovating many medical devices.  He has issued patents having retail sales of over $500 million dollars. Jarl shares how you need to own your idea and build a team around you.  Being hands on with your ideas is the key to making them reach their full potential.

In today's episode Jarl and I also discuss his new book 'Optimizing America', creating a cultural economic change, making economics cool, how understanding economics can help you create your own personal ecosystem, the importance of innovative leaders, evolving your idea, writing and selling books, and much more.

The Maker Manifesto | Chad Frey

Chad Frey is at the bleeding edge of the Maker Movement.  Chad shares how entrepreneurs and makers are changing education through S.T.E.M. and S.T.E.A.M.  By bringing the maker movement directly into schools we are able to shape the next generation of innovators and influencers to think outside the box and bring new solutions to the problems they face.  

In today's episode Chad and I also discuss education, co-working, makerspaces, diversity, the social responsibility of entrepreneurs, the importance of the arts, a maker manifesto, finding the right vocation, having informed conversations, and much more.

The Kindness Diaries | Leon Logothetis

Leon Logothetis chose to give up a life of comfort for a life of fulfillment.  This took him from being a stock broker in London to traveling the world through the kindness of strangers.  His journeys are documented in the Netflix series 'The Kindness Diaries'.  

In today's episode Leon and I also discuss The Kindness Diaries, living your best life, kindness, tv production, chasing your dreams, division versus unity, living in the unknown, finding fulfillment and purpose, and much more.

A Disciplined Hustle | Michael Levitt

Everyone is talking about hustling, but the hustle is often unsustainable.  Michael Levitt shares how you can create a healthy hustle and prevent burnout in today's episode.  He tells us how a disciplined hustle is the key to reaching your full potential and goals.

In today's episode Michael and I also discuss overcoming loss and catastrophic events, hustle vs a paced journey, setting boundaries in business, keeping work at work, scheduling your life to be more productive, essentialism, creating the life you want to live, health, and much more.

The Influencer Economy | Ryan Williams

Ryan Williams is an expert into the world of influence.  He literally wrote the book on it, 'The Influencer Economy'.  On today's episode he shares how you can use storytelling and emotion to begin to influence others with messages of significance.

In today's episode Ryan and I also discuss being curious, standup comedy, purpose versus passion, collaboration, being unintentionally rich, making your greatest hits, understanding value, depression, and much more.