The idea of hiring a remote workforce is highly appealing, especially if you're a solo entrepreneur or a small business owner. What's not to like? You get access to a flexible team without the pesky overheads of a traditional business, like office space and payroll tax. In reality, managing a remote team is trickier than it sounds. First off, it can be hard to find and retain top tier talents. Secondly, you might have other obstacles like work delays due to time zones or cultural differences that might affect internal…

The best way to become a millionaire is to think like a millionaire, but you won't learn that thing at school. Where do you learn it? Interviewing millionaires is a great place to start and that's exactly what my guest did. Jamie Masters is the host of the Eventual Millionaire Podcast where she's interviewed over 400 self-made millionaires, myself included. She does this to find out what makes them different, the work habits they swear by and the real secrets to their success. Jamie has applied many of these lessons…

Many of us start a business to escape the 9 to 5 grind and take control of our lives, but too often the business ends up controlling us. We find ourselves trapped in a role we didn't envision for ourselves. We spent hours of each day on email and various mundane tasks with no time left over to work on longer-term goals. We work in the business when we should be working on the business. If your business seems like a never-ending slog, then you'll definitely want to hear from…

Most of us spend our whole lives working. We don't think too much about what will happen to us or our families when we stop. One in three Americans has nothing saved for retirement, while most of us don't even think about investing in life insurance. My guest is Dr. Tom McFie. As a practicing doctor, he oversaw his patient's physical health for many years. Now, he provides advice on their financial health. Tom is the author of Prescription for Wealth, Winning Your Financial Game and Retirement Curveball. He's also…

Imagine you're on the phone with a kidnapper. Your goal is to get them to release their hostage as soon as possible. It's a life or death situation. If you say one wrong thing, it could quickly escalate and you'll have a disaster on your hands. My guest for this episode is Chris Voss. As an FBI Hostage Negotiator for over 24 years, he's been in that exact situation dozens of times. You don't operate in that kind of high-pressure environment without coming away with powerful insights on human nature…

Unfortunately, tax time is upon us again. Before you take a visit to your accountant though, you're going to want to listen to this episode number 183. It might save you some money. As you probably know, the tax system has had quite a bit of shakeup 2018. A lot of people still don't know how the new tax rules will affect them. My guest isn't just a tax expert, she literally wrote the book on the new tax plan. Diane Kennedy is a New York Times bestselling author and…

If you run a business, you've probably considered switching to a remote workforce. Why not? There are plenty of proven benefits for both you and your employees. That's not to say there aren't some challenges. For one, it can be difficult to keep track of what your team is working on, how many hours they've worked and if they're staying focused. My guest for this episode is Rob Rawson, a serial entrepreneur with employees in over nine different countries. That's not the only reason he's an expert in outsourcing. Rob…

If you own a business or thinking of starting one, then you're going to want to hear what my guest in this episode has to say. John Warrillow is the author of Built To Sell and of The Automatic Customer. He's also the Founder of the Value Builder System, which has helped thousands of business owners drastically increased the value of their companies. John is also the host of Built To Sell Radio, which I've had the pleasure of appearing on as a guest. He's a general expert in all…

Do you want to be a better leader? Then it's time you join the theater. My guest for this episode number 170 is Scott Eck, Founder and CEO of Leadership Masters. A company that creates leadership theater experiences for Fortune 100 clients such as Coca-Cola, 3M, Boeing, State Farm and Lockheed Martin. You may be wondering what theater has to do with leadership. It's all based on an idea called sociodrama, developed by a student of Freud's years ago. By roleplaying key figures in high stakes situations such as the…

The best time to plant an oak tree was twenty years ago. The second-best time is now. Tax planning is like that. We're already at the tail-end of the year and now is the time to figure out how to shelter your hard-earned money from taxes. January 1st will be too late. No one gets excited about doing their taxes, but this episode number 168 is going to be very exciting because it will reveal tax strategies that you've never heard of but that you're going to want to hear.…

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