Categories Archive: Decision Making

  • Hiring and The Mismatch Problem – Solved!

    What is the mismatch problem? Well, Malcolm Gladwell, the amazing author of “The Tipping Point,” was talking about something that he calls the mismatch problem. He did a keynote speech all about the problems of the modern hiring world but he related it back to sports. So, he said the combines that actually picked the… View Article

  • When Is The Right Time To Start a 2nd Business

    When’s the right time to start a second business? Now, there’s no rule of thumb, specifically, but I’ve interviewed hundreds of entrepreneurs. One thing I have to make sure you understand is that first business has to be in a solid foundation before you jump to the next track. It’s not like having a kid,… View Article

  • How Joey Korenman grew School of Motion from $5,000 a month to close to over $4 million a year ( in 4 ONLY years!)

    Episode highlights: How Joey became ridiculously huge in his industry, pivotal pain points in achieving his goals, how to find and hire the best people for your business (it’s one of the reasons his company grew so fast!), how to make decisions when you face the unknown, key distractions for business owners making less than 6 figures, becoming an expert in fear…

  • 5 Market Must-Haves in starting a business with Ryan Levesque

    Episode Highlights: Why did he decide to write his second book, Choose (And who is it for?), Biggest mistake people make before starting their business, The “5 Market Must-Haves”, How to identify the the ideal market size, Ryan’s list of the 25 most lucrative niche markets…

  • How to unlock your zone of genius and achieve more success with Ali Brown

    Episode highlights: Why “making better programs” than your competition is not enough anymore (and what to do about it), how she changed her business focus and evolved the old business practices to achieve more success and happiness, secrets to making an impact as woman entrepreneur in the masculine world of business, why you need to disrupt your metrics (and some tips on how to do it), why you need to start looking in your industry, and whatever everyone’s doing…do the opposite…

  • Effective Word of Mouth Marketing and Talk Triggers with Jay Baer

    Episode highlights: Jay’s proven 6-step process to create your own talk trigger, why the best way to grow any business is for your customers to grow it for you, why you should make a strategic operational decision to do one thing your customers won’t expect, case studies and real life examples that make all the difference, how Talk Triggers Ignite Your Story Marketing…

  • Secrets to succeeding after failure with Brian Scudamore

    Episode Highlights: The keys to success after facing failure as an entrepreneur, how to deal with being the idea guy and having ideas fail, where is that line of transparency, especially if you only have 10 or 20 employees, how to be attached to the highest-level outcome but not be attached to how you get there…

  • Coaching Session with Lain: On-boarding a Team Member

    With my first team member on board, we talked about how to systematize her on-boarding process so I can be a good manager and so that I can be prepared for scaling. To do this Jaime asked me to have my new assistant DOCUMENT everything. I was so glad to hear Jaime wanted my new assistant to document the detailed, step-by-step processes and key insights because that is not one of my strengths!

  • Creating Your Company Core Values

    Company values are important for having a company you actually like at the end of the building phase. A business owner can get caught up in the growing and building and forget the values behind the whole organization.

  • Stop Solving the Same Problem Over and Over!

    As entrepreneurs, we have a tendency to love to solve problems. We are great at it and it is a great asset to have. The problem with always solving problems is we seem to be solving a lot of the same problems over and over. What can we do to solve those problems that keep coming up over and over again for good?