It was such a treat to be a guest on New York Times bestselling author Anna David's podcast, Launch Your Book. In this episode, I talked about my journey from poverty and foster care to success and love. I shared some unbelievable life experiences that made me not just resilient, but antifragile. I also talked about my spiritual awakening, and how that tied in with me meeting my amazing wife, Orion. I hope that this episode will inspire you to face your circumstances or struggles head on without fear so…

Business is a game, and any game you want to win needs a scoreboard. But what are you keeping score of? That, dear listener, is a really important question. Once you’ve identified your company’s most critical metric, that most important number, you can align everyone to it and everyone will be on the same page. This will then guide future decision making and bring about accountability. "There's no end to how well you can improve alignment, decisions, and accountability."Lee Benson Joining me on today’s show is Lee Benson, the founder…

According to Peter Diamandis, there are going to be two types of businesses at the end of this decade–businesses that use AI at their core and businesses that are out of business. What type of business will you be in? Our guest today shares how you can use AI to expand your potential in a variety of ways. Howard Getson is the founder and CEO of Capitalogix, a data science company using advanced AI to maximize performance with real-time insights. He also runs an algorithmic hedge fund powered by the…

Have you ever wondered whether God wants to be involved in all the asundry details of your life? Today’s guest has compiled a book of powerful stories that show how God gives people business strategies and ideas for their day-to-day lives. Perry Marshall is one of the most expensive business strategists in the world. His reinvention of the Pareto Principle is published in Harvard Business Review, and his Google AdWords book laid the foundation for the $100 billion pay-per-click industry. "One of the great tragedies is that many people reduce…

If your business wouldn’t be able to survive without you, it’s time to build a self-managing and self-multiplying business. Our guest today gives practical tips for doing just that. Allison Maslan is the WSJ Best Selling Author of Scale or Fail, endorsed by Daymond John and Barbara Corcoran. Allison has built 10 companies since age 19. She’s the founder of Pinnacle Global Network, where she and her team of mentors guide CEOs to scale their companies, fast-track their success, and create a more meaningful life. "The SCALEit Method is a…

We live in an age of influence. We are all either the persuaders or the persuaded, intentionally or unintentionally — whether it’s in the business world or the consumer world, whether it’s IRL or online especially on social media where very little can or should be taken at face value. I’m very excited to say that my guest today, Dr. Robert Cialdini, is often referred to as the Godfather of Influence. He is known around the world for his scientific work on what leads people to say yes to requests…

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…

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