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INTERVIEW: Mike Baker – Company Rules
@MBCompanyMan, A former operations officer for the CIA, now runs the global intelligence, risk mitigation, & crisis communications firm Portman Square Group (PSG). His book, Company Rules, is out now at scribd.com.
Ep. 428: How to Make Big Decisions
There may not be a more important skill to develop than this one…
Ask Sean Ep. 3
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Ep. 427: What VC’s Look For In a Company
If you’ve ever watched Shark Tank, you’ll get the idea here, but I’m going to take you through the TEN things that VC’s typically look for when considering a new investment.
Ask Sean Ep. 2
Ask Sean Ep. 2
“How can a new company reliably forecast income ?”
Ep. 426: How to Grow Your Confidence
I think this is a critical characteristic of successful entrepreneurs. As an entrepreneur, you’ll have to endure negative criticism. You need to be like teflon, where criticism easily rolls off of you and doesn’t stick. CONFIDENCE, not arrogance!
Ask Sean Ep. 1
“How can I start up a business I love but I have no experience in? Am I likely to fail?”
Ep. 425: How To Start a Business This Year
Today I’m going to give you the TEN steps you need to follow to start a business THIS YEAR.
Ep. 424: Skills Required to Be an Entrepreneur
You need EIGHT of these to be an Entrepreneur
Ep. 423: How to Start a Business Part-Time
I want to talk about how to start a business without quitting your day job. These are seven hacks that work!
Ep. 422: How to Grow Your Business Guaranteed This Year
My companies have grown every year, even during the pandemic. GROWTH IS NOT OPTIONAL. Here are a few things you need to do to grow…
Ep. 421: Why Your Business Won’t Survive This Year
This is a year that many economists think will be rough. We have high inflation and the ability to get money is going to be difficult. I’m going to teach you the “blocking and tackling” of business and the areas you’re struggling in that could be why you don’t make it to next year.
Ep. 420: A Blueprint For Success
Like building a house, building a successful business requires you follow a blueprint. There are four critical inspections to pass in order to build a house and today I’m going to break down four critical inspections for success!
Ep. 419 It’s More Than Just Showing Up
In business, how much of success is simply “showing up”?
It’s what you do when you show up that makes the difference! Let’s ask some questions. When you “show up”…
Ep. 418: How to Improve Your Planning
As we start the year, let’s talk about PLANNING. Verbalizing an idea is great…executing on an idea is great… but can you take an idea and create a PLAN that makes execution seamless?
INTERVIEW: Tricia Meyer – There’s No Reason to Settle
Tricia founded the business law firm, meetmeyerlaw.com, which has helped thousands of companies from Shark Tank startups to INC 500. She also founded thecleverbaby.com, developing innovative products for baby feeding.
Ep. 416: 10 Things You Should Do Every Day
If you structure a great day, the goals take care of themselves! Here are some things to do every day to create the biggest impact.
Ep. 415: 9 Ways to Work Smarter NOT Harder
As you move up in life you get more flexibility. What I’m giving you today can really take you to the next level! #flexibility, #prioritize, #listmaking
Ep. 414: The Best Financial Advice I’ve Ever Received
Alright, this is an important one whether you own a business now or not. It took me many years to fully learn these so listen to this one more than once! #money #personalfinance
Ep. 413: 10 Money Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make
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Ep. 412: Making Decisions Is a Skill
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Ep. 411: Be the Baddest Shark In the Water
There is value in being first to the marketplace with a product/service but it is not necessary. Google wasn’t the first search engine. Apple didn’t create the first phone. Before Facebook, there was MySpace. Instead, I think you should swim in shark-infested waters! In fact, YOU should be the baddest shark in the water. Let me tell you why…
Ep. 410: Confronting, Correcting, and Motivating Team Members
These are things you constantly do in leadership positions and/or as an entrepreneur, but you have to understand who you’re talking to and the timing of your confrontation, correction, or motivation.
INTERVIEW: Lou Diamond – Master the Art of Connecting
Lou is the author of SPEAK EASY – Connect with EVERY Conversation. He and his business, ThriveLoud, help businesses, leaders, and brands thrive through the power of connecting.
Ep 408: The Main Thing
Do you get distracted by shiny new objects? It happens to those of us with entrepreneurial spirits and it’s something that can lead you astray!
Ep 407: Stop Wasting Money on Masterminds
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Ep 406: Better Communication Skills
Today we think of communication as a game of ping-pong. We’re trying to respond as quick as possible to the other person, but really you need to act more like a baseball catcher. #listeningskills
INTERVIEW: Michelle Garrison & Daniel Moss – A Co-Founder Couple on Self Care and Learning from Each Other
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Ep 405: Big Hiring Mistakes
“Hey, I have a situation”. When you hear this statement – RUN! What they’re really saying is “I’m not qualified”.
Ep 404: Grow Or Die
This week we’re looking at how to find new profit streams or expand current ones. All the great businesses do this and we can model them for success! #expand #revenuestreams
Ep 403: Collect Talent Like Baseball Cards!
The importance collecting and maintaining valuable #talent within your #business. Your staff is the number one indicator for your ability to scale. Be the General Manager of your business!
Ep 402: Get a Job vs. Creating a Startup
Take a job or start a business? That is the question! I think working the first five years after college was instrumental in my #career. Here are some things that I learned while working that can be invaluable to your future as a #business owner.
Ep 401: 5 Skills I Did Not Learn In College
I never learned these while studying for my undergraduate or graduate degrees!
#leadership #wealthbuilding #execution #persuasion #selling #marketing
INTERVIEW: Tristan Wright – Helping Business Owners Level Up
@tristandwright started a sportswear business in his spare time at university in his KITCHEN, grew it to a 7-FIGURE company, LOST IT, REBUILT IT, and SOLD IT! Now he coaches budding entrepreneurs how to break through to the next level and achieve fulfillment.
Ep 400: My Tool Kit For Success
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Ep 399: 2022 Mid Year Report Card
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Ep 398: How to Raise Money For Your Startup
This week we’re talking about the myriad of ways you can raise money for your startup, whether it’s #partnerships, #investors, etc.
INTERVIEW: A.J. Lawrence – The Journeyman Entrepreneur
A.J. is the host of the @beyond8figures Podcast, featuring talented entepreneurs and those who have made $10M+ exits. He talks with Sean about what he has learned in his podcast and how to be more deliberate in entrepreneurship.
@ajlawrence / A.J. Lawrence on LinkedIn
Ep 397: Making Inflation Work FOR You!
You have to find ways to fight this inflationary environment. Here are some tips on how you can recoup the inflationary costs you’re incurring and set yourself up for the future when your company can FEAST.
Ep 396: Roadblocks to Scaling Your Business
Watch out for roadblocks! These are the FIVE things that I’ve found can hinder the growth and ability to scale for any business. #scaling #roadblocks #success #entrepreneurship