business strategy

Finding Community in Business with John Bundy

To be successful in business you quickly learn that you need the support of the people around you. But often those closest to you do not know how to help you. You need to find a community of entrepreneurs and business owners. In theory that makes sense and is an easy concept to understand. But where do you find this community? How do you help and support each other?

The Dirty Business of Laundry with Rechelle Balanzat

The business of laundry is steeped in tradition. What happens when you approach an old philosophy of business by integrating new technology solutions? This is the question that Rechelle Balanzat set out to answer. For her, the way laundry and dry-cleaning services worked felt outdated. It was inconvenient, slow, and frustrating for customers to use.

Building Successful Startups with Todd & Kim Saxton

There are things that you know, things you know you don't know, and things you don't know that you don't know. As an entrepreneur how do you navigate the icebergs that could derail your ideas, dreams, startups, or business? Todd and Kim Saxton set out to answer that very question by using their experience as entrepreneurs and academics. This led them to write 'The Titanic Effect' to help entrepreneurs successfully avoid the mistakes that most startup founders make.

Investing in Startups with Chuck Pettid

Have you ever wondered how you could invest in the next big startup? Investing in startups can be complex. Where do you find trustworthy startups? How can you invest in their ideas and dreams? On Today's show we chat with Chuck Pettid, CEO of Republic Funding Portal.

Celebrate Entrepreneurship with Michael Woodward

It is easy to get buried in the business of entrepreneurship, ideas, and dreams. Often we forget when we have both small and big victories all while we push on to the next emergency, project, or goal. It's time that as entrepreneurs we pause and reflect on our victories and achievements. We need to build the habit of celebration into our patterns of chasing ideas and dreams.

How to Use Micro-Experiments to Innovate in Your Business with Michael Woodward

Many of us run our businesses but are so focused on what we are doing today that we forget to plan for the future. We respond to the emergency of today without ever thinking about how we can grow and innovate our products, services, and message to better impact our customers. In today's episode we are going deep into how we can use micro-experiments to innovate in our businesses. Micro-Experiments are a powerful tool because they remove many of the obstacles we face when wanting to step into the dreams and ideas we have for our business.

The Power of Community with Michael Woodward

Continuing our series on 'The Power of' we dive into The Power of Community. Community is significant for the success of ideas and dreams. But what is community, why is it powerful, and who makes up the community that drive our ideas and dreams forward. In today's episode we dive deep into community.

How to succeed in business with Jim Beach

Have you ever wondered how to succeed in business? Jim Beach has both lived and taught the lifestyle of entrepreneurship. He thinks that creativity, risk, and passion are killing the potential new entrepreneurs. He shares how you can move past creativity, risk, and passion an open new doors to find success in what you do. We also discuss how being a contrarian can help you see the hidden potential to get the competitive edge over your competition.

How to create an Innovation Strategy with Michael Woodward

Do you have a strategy to turn your ideas and dreams into reality? Many people starting out (and even big businesses) forget that innovation is critical to the success of your business. A good Innovation Strategy will help you move from uncertainty into a clear vision for the future.

From Lawyer to Entrepreneur with Christine Ziebell

Christine Ziebell took the risk of leaving a known career as an attorney to start something of her own. In her journey of entrepreneurship she went from being a lawyer at a law firm to starting her own law firm. This gave her a glimpse into the world of entrepreneurship. From there she decided to take the leap to become a tech founder and start Intraboom.

E86 | Having the Courageous Voice | Dave Cornell

On today's episode we chat with Dave Cornell.  Dave shares his journey of overcoming fear and finding fulfillment.  His story is filled with loss, hidden passions, and discovery.  Dave shares how you can find your own voice by crafting a life of courage.  Ultimately your passions and gifts don't go away, you just need the courage to step into them.

E85 | A journey of discovery | Tommy Breedlove

On today's episode we chat with Tommy Breedlove.  Tommy has been on a journey of discovery to go beyond the typical definition of success to write his own definition.  In the episode he shares his love for business, going from jail to coach, how change your mindset of one of abundance, and dealing with fear and insecurity.  Ultimately he believes that as business owners we need to be intentional about blending humanity with profitability.  Ultimately this will lead you to your zone of brilliance.

E73 | How to Stand Out in a Noisy World | Michael Gebben

Michael Gebben spent 7 years building a video company that was the envy of everyone in his field, GebbsTV.  One day he woke up to the realization that he’d built a cage of his own making and given up so much of his life in the name of something that didn’t really mean a whole lot.  So he hit reset, and over the last three years, rebuilt his life and his career around what matters and even launched a new inspirational YouTube Channel.  He has profoundly changed is metrics for success.

E72 | Finding Your Superconsumer | Eddie Yoon

EDDIE YOON is the founder of EDDIEWOULDGROW, a think tank and advisory firm on growth strategy. Prior to that he was a partner at The Cambridge Group where he worked for 18 years, a strategy consulting firm founded in 1975 that specializes in helping CEOs and senior leadership teams within Fortune 1000 corporations drive growth by understanding how to unlock new sources of consumer demand. In the last 5 years, he has helped double numerous businesses including cable media company, food brand, beverage company, pet food brand, consumer robotics, standby generators-from several hundred million to close to a billion dollars.

E21 | The Legacy at the Finish Line | Jim Akers

Jim Akers is a speakers, personal coach, and author.  He is also the founder and CEO of J. D. Akers & Associates, a leadership and personal development company. They help ambitious people focus their time, talent and resources on maximizing their personal and professional impact.  In this episode Jim shares encouraging stories from his life along with imparting wisdom for those who are chasing their dreams.  We also discuss his recently released book, how he raised through the ranks in a Fortune 50 corporation, and the new business he is creating.  This episode is incredible!