The Entrepreneurship Elevated Podcast

Peter Laughter, CEO of Wall Street Services in NYC  joins episode 180 of the Profit First Podcast. Peter explains how the staffing industry works as well as how he makes a profit from it.

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Making a business profitable means making a business fun, so explain Dave Crenshaw, author of The Power of Having Fun. In this episode, discover the neat ways to have fun and drive profitability. Yes, they do go hand in hand.

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On this "best of" episode we interview bestselling Author Michael Port. Michael talks about his book, Steal the Show, and gives us great pointers on how to gain the confidence you need for speeches, job interviews, or deal-closing pitches.

 

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The Introverted Alpha. Sarah Jones saw a business opportunity to help introverted men get back in the dating scene and developed a program that is wildly successful. Sarah tells us how she made her business profitable, not just by seizing an opportunity, but doing what's right. Yes, sometimes the nice guy can win.

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The Introverted Alpha. Sarah Jones saw a business opportunity to help introverted men get back in the dating scene and developed a program that is wildly successful. Sarah tells us how she made her business profitable, not just by seizing an opportunity, but doing what's right. Yes, sometimes the nice guy can win.

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On this "best of" episode, success coach Jen Sincero unexpectedly takes Kristina through a coaching session on her passion in opera singing, sharing tips like "it's normal for humans to be afraid of change, but we need to live into our fear to start to grow, expand and live the life of a badass." One of the most powerful questions Jen asks is "if there was a gun put to your head... if your life depended on it, would you do it?" We have to realize, that our life DOES depend on this decision - you just have to give yourself permission to do what your heart desires.

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On this "best of" episode, success coach Jen Sincero unexpectedly takes Kristina through a coaching session on her passion in opera singing, sharing tips like "it's normal for humans to be afraid of change, but we need to live into our fear to start to grow, expand and live the life of a badass." One of the most powerful questions Jen asks is "if there was a gun put to your head... if your life depended on it, would you do it?" We have to realize, that our life DOES depend on this decision - you just have to give yourself permission to do what your heart desires.

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Photographs, they can make or break a business. Roger Dooley explains why photographs are so important to the profitability of a business and explains all the neuromarketing techniques that make photographs drive profitability in your business. But there is more. Learn extraordinary neuromarketing techniques from our repeat guest, Roger Dooley.

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James Cawdron discovered the Pumpkin Plan and used it to turn around his business. He outlines the exact steps he took to make his business more profitable than ever before. The system is simple, the process is effective, the question is, are you going to follow in James' footsteps?

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If you want to drive profitability in your business, you've got to know where that profitability is coming from. Our guest, Dan Fagella, explains why metrics and its powerful dashboard is the exact tool you need to making your profits achieve exactly what you desire. 

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Any business can become streamlined, including yours. In this episode, Adrienne Dorison explains how to streamline your business, regardless of the size, and as a result, receive way more profit than ever before.

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Debitize! If you've never heard that term before, you're in for a real treat. Did you know you can make your credit cards effectively debit cards? Did you know there are a lot of other tricks you can employ to make yourself more profitable in your personal life than ever before? Priya Malani reveals all in this episode of the Profit First Podcast. 

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In this episode we interview Dr. Sabrina Starling. There are roadblocks in implementing Profit First. It's not always a simple "one, two, three, let it be" process. In this episode, Dr. Sabrina Starling, a master Profit First Professional, explains how to navigate around the roadblocks of becoming your most profitable version of your company, ever.

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A non-profit should be profitable, argues our newest guest, Kelsey Dee Bradley. She explains how raised funds, built a school in Cameroon and left the organization to be independent, all while being profitable.

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From BMX bikes to getting the most out of a conference to what it's like to be an Instagram voyeur, Michael O'Neal shares all. Join us for one of the best journeys on the Profit First Podcast yet with special guest, Michael O'Neal of the Solopreneur Hour.

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Ryan and Nick explain that, even in the extraordinarily competitive industry of fitness, you can make extraordinary profits. They walk us through a special way to build a funnel that attracts the best clients and keeps them coming back for more. Improve your fitness business, or any business, in this episode of the Profit First Podcast. 

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You may have never heard of a rock bottom moment more difficult than this. After exiting an abusive marriage with ten children to support, one that is permanently disabled, and only making $5,000 a year, Teresa turned her life around. She shares the secret to how she become profitable, gained the flexibility to live the lifestyle she desired and be there fully for her family.

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Why not build an ELF? An easy, lucrative and fun business. Dan Kuschell of Champion Business Training explains why this actually the optimal business to build and how to do it. You can achieve your profitability objectives and live a life of balance.

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Not every business has a smooth implementation of Profit First. At least that is Mike Manning's experience. He implemented Profit First for his gym and found it wasn't working so he dumped it and found that was working even worse, so he started with Profit First again. Follow Mike's formula to properly implementing Profit First once and for all.

 

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In this episode we interview Kyle Graden. There is over $1 trillion of untapped profits waiting if your business will embrace the opportunity of the spectrum. Kyle Graden teaches us why embracing the spectrum of people allows your business to grow profits like never before.

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In this episode we interview Dan Nichols. Dan Nicholas tells us there are five psychological barriers holding us back from profitability. We discover each psychological barrier and what you can do get your mind back into the profit game.

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In this episode we interview Moshe Amsel. Business plans can be your biggest asset because they are the roadmaps to profitability, according to Moshe Amsel. Do your business plan right, and you'll know the prescription to profitability and what to do when things aren't going down the path that you expected. 

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In this episode we interview Dereck Jenkins. Growing a business in a competitive market is not easy. Doing it in lawn maintenance is even harder. But Dereck Jenkins has applied the Pumpkin Plan, Profit First, and other strategies to make his business consistently profitable and consistently growing. Dereck reveals what he's done and shares the processes you can use in your own business, be it lawn care or anything else.

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In this episode we interview Betsie Bolger. There is money to be had on eBay. There is also money to be lost. In this episode of the Profit First Podcast, eBetsey, also known as Betsie Bolger, walks us step by step through the process of becoming a highly profitable eBay seller.

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In this episode we interview Darren Virassammy. Every member of your team - owner, employee, virtual assistant - has strengths. The key, as the owner of the business, is to put people in the right place doing the right thing. It's like gears working together. If you put them in the wrong place, they will grind; if you put them in the right place, superpowers will reveal themselves. Darren shares how to get the right people in the right place doing the right thing to make your business thrive to its highest level of profits ever.

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In this episode we interview Francine Steadman Krulak. What if you had a novel idea? What if you were the founder of BuddhaBooth, a concept to bring serenity to any chaotic environment. Well that's exactly what Francine did and as she starts her business, she's sharing her path to profitability. Lessons abound and it's nice to know you're not alone as you start your business.

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In this episode we interview Larry Winget. Larry shares what's wrong with damn near everything. His new book reveals the degradation of integrity and values. Larry shares specific strategies for how to bring integrity back into your business and your life and, as a result, ensure the greatest profitability your business has ever achieved.

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In this episode we interview Susan Vernicek. What if you went all in with one client? What if the profit was streaming into you for three consecutive years? Would you try to diversify or would you do more with that client? Well Susan had that exact experience and the outcome was a little different than expected. Today, Susan is more profitable than ever before. She shares the secret for managing that one client you depend on fully and a strategy to diversify to protect yourself from the potential downfall. 

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There may be three ways to instantly increase profitability, according to Donna Krech. First, pay yourself first, a method that we teach in Profit First. Second, have stand up meetings, the ultimate way to communicate efficiently and effectively. And three, manage both your time and your health. If you take care of those three elements, profitability is assured according to Donna Krech.

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Crowdfunding is an extraordinarily powerful tool for raising funds for your business but it's more than just that. You can prove out the viability and profitability of your business even before you get started. Khierstyn Ross walks us through using crowdfunding on the most popular platforms such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo to raise money for your organization and position yourself for permanent profitability.

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Ramona Rice had a business that was growing but not profitable. She made the decision to hire a Profit First Professional and her company proudly posted its first profit within the first quarter of hiring a new coach. Ramona Rice walks us through her experience of bringing on a Profit First Professional and how she specifically implemented Profit First in her Spapreneur business. You can do the same by following Ramona Rice's profitability method.

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What about dating your clients? That's what Seth David says you need to do. Relationships with your clients are just like personal relationships in that communication is key. Seth explains that when you're dating someone for the first time, you participate in high levels of communication in the beginning to build a quick and strong rapport. You need to do this with clients too. Act like you're dating and your business will grow. We'll discuss that and dozens of other business growing strategies with Seth David.

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What if your business had an opportunity to take on the Goliaths of the industry. Vic tells us not only how his company is taking on the established, but also how the Goliaths are starting to collapse and he explains how to do it profitably.  You're about to discover some extremely innovative ways for how to start a media company - literally for $10-100 per article that he ultimately converted into powerful videos and now he's becoming one of the fasted growing companies in his industry.

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Why can't businesses be fun and profitable? On this episode we meet with Ryan Lee and have a hoot of a time talking about growing a business and developing recurring revenue. But it doesn't start out that way.  First, you are going to learn how to get physically fit, how to laugh hard and with that stuff in place than you will learn how to grow a business that generates profits month in and month out.

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Brynn Putnam explains how to grow a profitable business even when you face situations that could close your business.  She overcame not having the finances to start her business.  She overcame challenges with Hurricane Sandy and a poor lease. As a result she became extremely innovative, refined the workout industry and is now incredibly profitable.  You can do the same!

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For years we've been explaining how to become profitable.  This episode we discuss what happens when you achieve those profits.  What if you financial wealth and personal achievements get to the level that you've always dreamed.  Well it happened for John Lee Dumas. As a result a whole new set of challenges presented themselves.  He found a way top reduce his extraordinary tax consequences and gain some other benefits by moving himself and his business to...well you'll find out.

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What if you could badass your brand? Meaning what if you could take your business and represent it in a way that you truly wanted to - all out! Well if you do, Pia Silva says you actually become more profitable and you fall in love with your business.  Pia Silva walks through the steps to make any brand a badass brand, including Kelsey's jewelry business.

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Grant explains the impact you can have as a speaker and how you can be more profitable by using very specific strategies.   In this episode you will discover ways to structure a speech by using the "so what, now what" technique. You'll learn about the different audiences you can speak to and dictate an honorarium for it.  You'll also learn why sometimes free speaking is the best speaking in the world.

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Yanik Silver, the founder of Evolved Enterprise, suggests that a business is not just transactional, it can be transformational and even transcendent. Yanik Silver walks us through the steps to having your business have a greater impact in the world.  It's no surprise when your focus is having a greater impact on the world, there will be an amazing impact on your bottom line.

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Andy Buyting is the owner of Carle Publishing and he explains how a newsletter or magazine can help you dominate an industry.  In his own words, "Own the ink of your industry and you will be profitable.  More profitable than any of your competitors."  Andy breaks down how you can use an outsourced party such as his or you can do it on your own.

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Brian Kurtz, founder of Titans of Marketing, makes a powerful argument why direct marketing is a profit center.  Direct Marketing is not limited only to traditional mail campaigns. It can be used for all forms of advertising that invokes a direct response. Brian argues that every marketing effort you make must be track-able and therefore you can determine what marketing is bringing in more profits and what marketing is not.

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Can a business give back to the community and actually be more profitable as a result. On this episode with Denise Blasevick of the S3 agency explains how they implemented a new service called SFree where they are giving their services away for free.  Sure enough the business is experiencing all the elements that bring profitability: greater employee retention, more enthusiasm about the business, word-of-mouth referrals, and new business is starting to flow in, all because they started to give away some services for free.

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What if you're fearful of implementing Profit First? You're so close to doing it, but just can't do it. On this episode with Scott Mulvaney, an entrepreneur of three different business offerings, who's almost on the brink of implementing Profit First, but has been sitting there for a long time.  Mike works one-on-one with Scott on getting him started and making sure his businesses are permanently profitable from today forward.

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We follow the remarkable journey of a small business owner of a Brazilian jiu jiutsu academy who was on the verge of giving up after 24 months of an average income of a $100 a month, it was clear he was going to fold the business.  By chance he discovered Profit First while exercising with a friend and within 11 months he experienced growth that has resulted in a personal income of over $7000/month, plus profit, plus money reserved for taxes.

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What if your business got ripped off and substantial amounts of money were taken away and you didn't even know.  Robert Hartline went 3 years and had $300,000 stolen from his business and he didn't even know. Until one day just by chance he discovered that he had an employee working for him that he didn't even recognize, it wasn't an employee and that uncovered an embezzlement that had been going on for 3 years. In this episode learn how Robert was able to get law enforcement involved, save his company, recover the money, and send a bad person away.

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Jeff McMenamy talks about implementing Profit First in his business and the surprises it brought to him.  He has actually grown his business faster as a result of profitability.  He has been able to accomplish a life dream of his of setting up a garage and an apartment at his cabin house and many more things.

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Believe it or not there is a hustle to chill ratio. Ariane Trelaun explains that hustling all the time is not the right solution. It's talked about, but perhaps there's something that can drive even more profitability and it's this awareness of your profit to chill ratio. Discover the 5 elements that can make it a reality for you and achieve profitability by chilling.

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Ed “Skip” McLaughlin walks us through the ten commandments of profit and explains how these 10 critical components of profit guide you to identify weaknesses in your business that can be fixed, opportunities that can be improved upon and even be a filter for not profitable business to get back on track... starting now.

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You can generate tremendous profits in short periods by leveraging celebrities. Sarah Shaw walks us through a method of connecting with the right celebrities that compliment our product and get our product or service in front of them and leverage that relationship to build our brand and generate the highest levels of profitability.

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Jason Spencer shares how your entertainment business or your business as an event professional can be more profitable by using Profit First. Jason explains where entertainment businesses unintentionally waste money and compromise their profits and gives some specific steps to making your business more profitable.

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Tess Wicks explains how Profit First can be applied to start-up businesses. A lot of businesses start up and believe they have to put all of their money back into the business until one day it can be profitable.

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Mark Hunter explains, from his experience, how top-talent can drive profitability in the business, can make the business itself grow faster than ever, all while having employees who are thrilled to work for an organization and are compensated at the top of the market for the work that they do.

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A top-performing employee can perform, according to Dr. Sabrina Starling, 900-1200% better than a warm body and as a result you need fewer employees, you need to offer fewer benefits, reducing your overall payroll costs substantially and you have fewer mistakes so you have greater efficiency. Higher the best employees and you have the best profitability you'll ever experience.

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Stanley Genadek argues that there is one marketing platform that actually pays you to market your business. The platform is YouTube.  Stanley outlines the basics to building your YouTube platform for subscribers, for exposure and even to the level that you will make money while advertising for your business.

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