Does your business determine your lifestyle, or is it the other way around? My guest on today’s episode, Michael Zipursky, has learned from his decades in business that if you put your business goals at the top of the pyramid, everything will be in service to that, which he asserts (and I wholeheartedly agree) is the wrong way to live. Michael is the CEO of Consulting Success. He has helped over 450 consultants from around the world in over 75 industries add 6 and 7 figures to their annual revenues. …

You're the average of the five people you spend the most time with, according to my guest on today’s show, John Lee Dumas. Inspired by the idea of spending time with high achievers who he admired, John, an army veteran who had struggled with depression and PTSD, decided to embark on an entrepreneurial path to change his life and the lives of all his listeners. On his podcast, Entrepreneurs on Fire, John has interviewed over 3,000 incredible entrepreneurs, including Tony Robbins, Seth Godin, Gary Vaynerchuk, Barbara Corcoran, Tim Ferriss, and…

If your work isn’t for everyone, you’re probably doing something right, especially when that work uses channeling abilities in your business coaching. Which is, of course, why I think the work that Erik Luhrs is doing is so phenomenal. Erik is known as the Bruce Lee of revenue generation and is the creator of Revenue Kung-Fu. He works with entrepreneurs, experts, leaders, and founders who are driven by a purpose, mission, or vision that far exceeds their current level of "success" and helps them to move beyond whatever holds them…

It doesn’t matter whether you feel confident; it matters what you actually do. Author Kara Goldin turned her unsweetened flavored water into Hint—one of the most successful beverage businesses of our time and has been named one of InStyle’s Badass 50 and EY Entrepreneur of the Year for Northern California. Her secret sauce is be Undaunted, which is the title of her bestselling book.  In today’s episode, I asked Kara about her book, which tackles dealing with your fears and moving forward despite uncertainty. We talk about Kara’s undaunted path…

We all feel like we don’t fit in, until we realize, we were not meant to. My guest on today’s show, Steve Sims, is a creative disruptor who fashioned a unique career for himself. His secret is that you have to ask for what you dream of, not simply what you think you can get. This is coming from a guy who was a bricklayer with no high school degree who decided to make something of his life. His first step on that journey was surrounding himself with interesting people.…

Customer service miracles, adaptability skills, The One-Minute Negotiator—these are some of the most-requested presentation topics for talks given by my renowned guest in today’s podcast, Don Hutson. Don is the past President of the National Speakers Association, he is a coach and an author of 16 books, including The One Minute Entrepreneur, which sold over one million copies. His formula in coaching clients is (Vision + Skills + Discipline) x Passion = Outcome. With passion being the force multiplier.  "The market is changing. We need to pivot and innovate, get…

When your market is small businesses, there will always be customers for you if you’re solving a problem. It’s not a winner take all scenario. These are wise words from today’s guest, Laura Roeder. Laura taught herself how to build websites in junior high, then in her early 20’s, she noticed that entrepreneurs wasted a lot of time doing tasks that can be handled by good software. She went on to start up MeetEdgar, an awesome tool for social media scheduling and content management that I am a big fan…

Michelangelo was once asked, “How did you ever carve the statue of David?” He replied, “I chipped away everything that didn’t look like David.” My guest on today’s show, B. Jeffrey Madoff has a lot of inspirational advice to offer about how you can approach your life and your work—whatever that may be—with creativity. Jeff is the founder of Madoff Productions which produces branded content for major brands such as Ralph Lauren, Victoria’s Secret, and Harvard, to name a few. And Jeff is the author of a wonderful new book…

When Leonard Nimoy edges William Shatner out as the new guy to be the voice of the company… It was one of my favorite spots for the incredibly successful travel site, Priceline, which my guest Jeff Hoffman helped build from the ground up. When the unknown startup managed to land Shatner, it started out as a coup for them, but after the wild success of Priceline, it turned out to be a huge coup for Shatner and it set the stage for startups to offer shares to land celebrity spokespeople.…

In business and life, too often relationships are transactional, but mentorship is a two-way street — a relationship between humans — and not a transaction, and that’s what makes is such a unique offering.  My guests today, Kevin Harrington and Mark Timm have unlocked that power in their new book, Mentor to Millions, Secrets of Success in Business, Relationships, and Beyond.Kevin and Mark have written this book and created a whole program around it as a way to pay back the mentorship that propelled them forward in their lives, to…

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