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Episode 087: Alan Shafer – Structuring Your Business Model for Growth

Episode 087: Alan Shafer – Structuring Your Business Model for Growth

I talk with Alan M. Shafer in this episode about business models. We talk about the difference between financing and bootstrapping your business. We also talk about the big mistakes companies make when growing their own company. In particular, we focus on the importance of mentorship and advisors.

Episode 086: Anthony Trucks – From Athlete to Success Coach

Episode 086: Anthony Trucks – From Athlete to Success Coach

I talk to Anthony Trucks in this episode to discuss his career as an NFL athlete and how it has shaped his ability to create success for himself and his clients. We discuss the work he does with other athletes and entrepreneurs to coach them in achieving success. We talk about what success means and the difference between those who achieve it and those who don’t.

Episode 085: Alyssa Dver – The Source of Confidence

Episode 085: Alyssa Dver – The Source of Confidence

In this episode, I talk with Alyssa Dver about the concept of confidence. We talk about where it comes from, how to create it, and the surprising fact about confidence that may reshape how you view yourself.

Episode 084: Cody Getchell – Running and Scaling a Digital Agency

Episode 084: Cody Getchell – Running and Scaling a Digital Agency

Scaling an agency model is one of the more complicated tasks a CEO might face. In this episode, I interview Cody Getchell about his history of growing and scaling his marketing agency effectively. I talk to him about the challenges of scaling and how he has been able to stay profitable while the amount of work and people has multiplied over the years.

Episode 083: Anil Saxena – The Power of Human Resources

Episode 083: Anil Saxena – The Power of Human Resources

I interview Anil Saxena in this episode. He’s the founder of HR Driving Impact, a coaching program dedicated to leveraging the power of people in teams to achieve great work in an organization. We talk about his journey from engineering to HR consultant and how he is able to leverage his quantitative skills in a “soft skills” profession. We also talk about how the power of people is so often underestimated inside of organizations.

Episode 082: Christo Hall – Marketing Education

Episode 082: Christo Hall – Marketing Education

In this episode, I talk to Christo Hall, founder of Basic Bananas, a marketing education firm based in Australia. We talk about the challenges of running an entrepreneurial education firm with in-person meetings – as well as virtual support. We discuss how the firm was founded and why they do what they do.

Episode 081: Amanda Abella – Personal Finance for Millennials

Episode 081: Amanda Abella – Personal Finance for Millennials

Amanda Abella is the Millennial Personal Finance Guru. In this episode we talk about how the personal finance industry is changing because of the needs of a new generation. She discusses how she uses her influence to change large financial institutions perspectives on the up and coming consumers. We also talk about how she runs an influencer business.

Episode 080: Lisanne Murphy – Effective Facebook Ads

Episode 080: Lisanne Murphy – Effective Facebook Ads

In this episode, I talk with Lisanne Murphy about Facebook ads. She talks about the big mistakes most companies make when trying to launch ads. We discuss the importance of avatars and having a solid understanding of the psychology of your ideal client.

Episode 079: Amie Devero – Strategy Consulting

Episode 079: Amie Devero – Strategy Consulting

Amie is a strategy consultant focused on municipal infrastructure. I interview Amie about how she goes about leveraging strategy in her engagements. We discuss the challenges of aligning a large organization and what goes into a strategy plan.

Episode 078: João Teixeira – Decision Sciences Consulting

Episode 078: João Teixeira – Decision Sciences Consulting

This episode focuses on enterprise consulting and decision support. I interview João Teixeira who runs a consulting/software solutions company focused on helping law firms make better decisions. I ask Joao about helping companies get past their internal barriers to decision making. We also talk about the challenge of introducing complex and even mathematical tools to organizations and what the adoption curve looks like.