• Diagnosing Your Business Problems Diagnosing your business problems. Whenever I get a new client, I really want to assess what the problems are. I try and be like a doctor. I try and diagnose what the primary issues are because they might have a bunch of different issues but we can't actually work on all of them all at ...
  • Are You The Best Student? Are you the best student? Most of the millionaires I interviewed weren't great students to tell you the truth. There is a story after story after story about getting Cs and Ds because they couldn't pay attention but that's not what I'm talking about right now. What I'm talking about is, are you the best ...
  • How to survive business puberty with Eric Gilbert-Williams Episode Highlights: What is business puberty (and how to survive it), Why each business growth spurt requires different mindset and skills, How to make people in your team accountable (and how to call them for their mistakes), How to get unstuck (especially as the business owner), Learn how manage risk and failure in business, The ...
  • A Day In The Life Of An Entrepreneur Have you ever seen that meme, a day in the life of an entrepreneur? And it's like, oh, I'm excited. Oh, wait, no, I was wrong. I suck. O wait, no, things are working. I think it's going well. Oh, wait, no, I was wrong again. Oh my gosh, I'm going to go bankrupt. Right. ...
  • Do You Have A Problem Letting Go One thing entrepreneurs are not very good at: surrendering. There's a great book I highly recommend. It's by Michael Singer. It's called The Surrender Experiment. And what's so interesting in my many, many years of one-on-one client work is that entrepreneurs kind of have an issue with control. We want to be able to manage ...
  • The brilliant work-life balance with Cherylanne Skolnicki Episode Highlights: How to identify your roles to have a balance in life(especially for working moms), How to withstand judgement(good mom vs good business owner), What is a decision sprint exercise(and how to do it), Tips in making decisions faster, How to take the time to step back and create the decision framework, How to ...
  • Design Dates In business, you probably have Q1, Q2, Q3, your goals are probably pretty gosh darn solid. At least most of us are, because we are really paying attention to that. The thing that I found that's very interesting though, is the personal side. Even though we're overachievers in business, the personal side can sort of ...
  • Brain Dump Our brains are very funny things, especially as a business owner. You're trying to see all of the things in this amount of time as much as humanly possible, and I highly recommend if you are feeling overwhelmed or you have way too much on your plate to do a brain dump. Take everything that ...
  • Building thriving podcast communities with Nigel Eccles Episode Highlights: What is Nigel’s goal in creating podcast communities, How to build a thriving podcast community, The protocols that will make your audience engage, Common things new startup entrepreneurs need to know, Tips in visioning, What is OKR (Objective and Key Results) and why is it important…
  • The Key to Staying Constant in a Business That Comes in Waves "How do you stay consistent, especially in a service industry that comes in waves?" This question came in from Caleb Ermier, I think I got your name right. And I highly recommend paying more attention to timelines. So for example on those waves, those really big peak times, you should already have your system set ...
  • How To Structure Your Mornings How to structure your mornings before you check email? This question came in from Joshua Walker. Thank you so much for submitting this. So the only thing that I found that actually works is keeping my phone completely out of my bedroom, otherwise, I will automatically check my email. So if it's very far away, ...
  • How To Get Top Level Book Endorsements How to get top-level book endorsements? This question came in from Phil Hampton, thank you Phil. He's writing a book. And one of the things that he asked about was, "How do I actually get those really well-known people to give me book endorsement?" Well, it's actually easier than you think. I want to give ...
  • Fix Your Fear of Public Speaking How to fix an intense fear of public speaking? Well, a question came in about how I actually addressed that public speaking fear at the very, very beginning. I hated being in front of people. I was an art kid that was in the corner not talking to people, and not only that, I actually ...
  • The Art of Communicating with Employees with Trivinia Barber Episode Highlights: The 4 buckets of letting go and delegating, How to deal with employee mistakes, What non-negotiables in the company (reasons that might get an employee fired), How thick should the boundary between the boss and employees (Tips in making better boundaries), How to create a great relationship with your employees, How to deal ...
  • 3 Tips To Create A Great Company Culture! What are my three tips to create a great company culture? Well, this tip comes from Julbert Abraham. He was a client of mine. He's amazing. He does LinkedIn Strategy. And I want to hit you with these three tips really quick. So number one is making sure you have your company values. If you ...
  • You Don’t Have To Do This Alone Just so you know, you don't have to do this alone. I know I talk to a million business owners and it feels like we've got this screen that we're looking at and we're almost always by ourselves. Even if you have a team, it can really feel like you're carrying the weight of absolutely ...
  • Scaling Jungle Scout Fast with Greg Mercer Episode Highlights: His experience in creating and developing Jungle Scout, Learn what led Jungle Scout to the fast growth trajectory, His journey growing up as a kid with a successful entrepreneur dad, How to counter the fear of failure, How Greg’s role grew in Jungle Scout (The strengths he developed in five years), How to ...
  • Quick Process for Getting Referrals One quick process that will get you more referrals. Well, I was chatting with a new client the other day and I was asking them how they sort of work their referrals and it's sort of hit or miss, right? It's this "Oh, well when I realize I am not at capacity and I need more, ...
  • You Look Like You Don’t Know The Answer! What do you do when you don't know the answer to a question? Well, I've been going on a lot of podcasts recently and I'm being interviewed. So, I need to know what I'm saying. Funny thing is, whether I'm coaching, whether I'm there, I don't know everything. I know I know a lot of things ...
  • Making Millionaire Choices with Tony Bradshaw Episode Highlights: Breaking the family cycle of financial mismanagement, Retirement vs. freedom to live your life, How to instill ambition and financial responsibility in your children, Learn whether you are emotionally or logically driven towards your money, The fast way to get out of debt, The 4 Categories of Money…
  • You Don’t Need To Know Everything! It's okay to not know. As a business owner, we tend to think that we are the problem-solvers of the entire world and that we should know how to do everything. And then, in our business, something comes up like, "Oh, do I fire this person? They didn't do what I was supposed to do. What ...
  • Employee Performance Plan Do you have an employee performance plan? Now, what this means is you have employees. Ideally, we want to be able to help those employees the best humanly possible. Whether that means working them out of their current job or role because they're not necessarily good in that specific role, or helping them get better and ...
  • The Origin Story of Zapier with Wade Foster Episode Highlights: The origin of Zapier (Called Zaps with API in the name!), How to know if your product is good enough in the market, Why talking to customers as the owner is critical, Tips and how to’s for hiring, Why hire people that have a roll up your sleeve mentality, Find the systems that ...
  • You Need A Waitlist! You need a waitlist! One of the tips that I give clients, actually, I had a client from South Africa the other day, and this is hugely imperative. They were at capacity, which is a wonderful amazing thing. They have so many clients. They barely can take on anything else. Well, the problem with that is ...
  • Your Business Model Upgraded Your business model upgraded. When was the last time you actually looked at your business model? Especially, if you're a six- or seven-figure entrepreneur, you've been doing this a long time, it sort of seems like it's going pretty well. Well, my agent for my book actually was the agent for a book called, Business ...