The Entrepreneurship Elevated Podcast

Most people think about what they have to do to make a sale to a customer. But what about the 5th, 6th or 7th sale to that customer?  We're talking about making EVERY sale, and Wes Schaeffer is here to tell us how. Welcome to Episode 285 of the Entrepreneurship Elevated Podcast!

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Chris Warner is a successful keynote speaker who uses his gripping stories from Everest and K2 to help companies build better teams. While on the edge of their seats, he guides the audience through life or death leadership lessons, and teaches a data driven, real world formula for building high performance teams. For the last 30 years Chris Warner has been building better leaders and guiding teams to success in real life or death situations.

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To scale your business effectively you need to master four elements - delivery of your offering, consistent generation of leads, converting leads to customers, and growing an empowered team. We learn how from our guest Carolin Soldo. Welcome to Episode 283 of the Entrepreneurship Elevated Podcast!

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Who better to illustrate the profile of the entrepreneur than someone who has sat down and interviewed hundreds of entrepreneurs from around the world?  Ben Gothard joins us to discuss the common traits they share, and explain what it takes to tap into true entrepreneurial success. Welcome to Episode 282 of the Entrepreneurship Elevated Podcast!

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Did you know that a Gallup Poll found that 67% of the American workforce described themselves as disengaged? Where is their incentive? Dane Sanders is here to explain how, as an employer, your investment in your employees' dreams can make all the difference in how strongly they invest themselves in yours: your business.  Welcome to Episode 281 of the Entrepreneurship Elevated Podcast!

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Whether your a small business or a big company, each element of the process of M&A can present numerous obstacles that can undermine the success of the deal. Jennifer Fondrevay is here to explain what you need to do for the best possible transition. Welcome to Episode 280 of the Entrepreneurship Elevated Podcast!

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SEO gets the right customers in front of you right away. Yet most people get SEO all wrong. Our guest, Kris Reid, teaches us how to do SEO right! Welcome to Episode 279 of the Entrepreneurship Elevated Podcast!

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Failure, the thing we entrepreneurs may fear the most, is actually an amazing ( and necessary) path to the success we're looking for.   Brian Scudamore is here to share his philosophy on how our willingness to fail can create incredible growth. Welcome to Episode 278 of the Entrepreneurship Elevated Podcast!

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My personal speaking coach, John Bates, joins us on Entrepreneurship Elevated to teach us how to speak on any stage. If you're an entrepreneur, if you're speaking to one person or one thousand people, every opportunity is an opportunity for a great speech, and John tells us how.  Welcome to Episode 277 of the Entrepreneurship Elevated Podcast!

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Michelle Pippin joins us on Entrepreneurship Elevated to talk about what it takes to be a successful female entrepreneur.  Her insights are for all of us. If you're a guy, you've got to listen to this one too!  Welcome to Episode 276 of the Entrepreneurship Elevated Podcast!

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Michelle Pippin joins us on Entrepreneurship Elevated to talk about what it takes to be a successful female entrepreneur.  Her insights are for all of us. If you're a guy, you've got to listen to this one too!  Welcome to Episode 276 of the Entrepreneurship Elevated Podcast!

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Joey Coleman, author of Never Lose a Customer Again, joins us to share the secrets to customer retention.  Learn the phases of the customer journey and what you need to do in the first 100 days to make your customers stay.  Welcome to Episode 275 of the Entrepreneurship Elevated Podcast!

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We are zooming in on your profitability in a brand new way.  We talk about Profit First all the time, but what about predictable profits? Charles Gaudet joins us on the show to share the strategies to driving predictable profits, and it all starts with momentum. Figure that out, and you've got money rolling in!  Welcome to Episode 274 of the Entrepreneurship Elevated Podcast!

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A business is not a parent-child relationship.  It's that of conjoined twins. We share critical organs, a soul and a heart. Francesca Vavala joins us and talks about her incredibly unique life experience of being born a conjoined twin. She's lived the perils of separating yourself from a conjoined twin and separating yourself from your business and being wildly successful.   Welcome to Episode 273 of the Entrepreneurship Elevated Podcast!

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Krista Michalowicz joins us to talk about the joys, the fun, as well as the challenges, (staying sane, keeping it real, and keeping the kids alive), that come with being married to an entrepreneur. Welcome to Episode 272 of the Entrepreneurship Elevated Podcast!

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Dr. Sabrina Starling is here to tell us the key strategies we need to employ to hire and create teams of productive, innovative "A" players. Welcome to Episode 271 of the Entrepreneurship Elevated Podcast!

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There were incredible insights that were hidden in plain sight in the letters of Jeff Bezos, resulting in the phenomenal growth of Amazon. Steve Anderson, author of The Bezos Letters,  is here to share them on this bonus episode of the Entrepreneurship Elevated Podcast!

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What if doing less brings about more? Our guest Kate Northrup shares the revolutionary strategies to do less work and obtain better outcomes. Hint: Part of it depends on whether you're a man or a woman. Welcome to episode 270 of the Entrepreneurship Elevated Podcast!

 

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If your business is going to change, you need to change. That is the key essence of leadership.  You are about to discover the changes necessary to achieve your vision for your business with Gene Hammett.  Welcome to episode 268 of the Entrepreneurship Elevated Podcast!

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Ninety percent (90%!) of people die with regret.  It does not need to be you.  David Wood shares simple strategies to live a regret free life, and live into who you were meant to be. Welcome to episode 267 of the Entrepreneurship Elevated Podcast!

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Your business can and should run on automatic. You do it through a sequence of deliberate, small steps that build a business that will ultimately runs itself. Josh Fonger shares how. Welcome to episode 266 of the Entrepreneurship Elevated Podcast!

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A decade ago, internet sensation Cali Lewis had over 1 billion cumulative downloads. You would think she had hit a home run, but the costs outweighed the gains both literally and figuratively. Luira "Cali Lewis" Petrucci shares all. Welcome to episode 265 of the Entrepreneurship Elevated Podcast!

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The biggest determinant of achieving a desired result or not is this little discussed component: Friction. Roger Dooley joins us to share insights from his newest book. Welcome to episode 264 of the Entrepreneurship Elevated Podcast!

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What does it take to really become a millionaire? Surprisingly, Chris Hogan says it isn't just about how much money you make, and you don't even need to be a business owner. Welcome to episode 263 of the Entrepreneurship Elevated Podcast!

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Clockwork has evolved! Discover the newest findings, like the 5th D, a new and improved QBR and so much more. Welcome to episode 262 of the Entrepreneurship Elevated Podcast!

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The root of success is loving thyself, according to our guest. Regardless of the cards you have been dealt you've got a shot at going big.  Welcome to episode 261 of the Entrepreneurship Elevated Podcast!

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Industries across the board are experiencing change that affect their consumer's perceptions.  Andrew Campbell joins us to explain how he leverages those changes to provide clarity to the consumer and meaningful connection.  Welcome to episode 260 of the Entrepreneurship Elevated Podcast!

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Are you positioning yourself as your customer's hero? Sounds like a smart move, right? Don Miller joins us to explain why this is exactly the WRONG role for you, and how to get clear on your message and offerings. Welcome to episode 259 of the Entrepreneurship Elevated Podcast!

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Profit can be achieved through incremental adjustments. Pete Williams explains the 7 levers that can be improved by a mere 10% and yet more than double your profits. Simple Steps to massive impact on this episode of Entrepreneurship Elevated.

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Discover how a family can work together cohesively and not mingle their personal lives with their business lives. Welcome to episode 257 of the Entrepreneurship Elevated Podcast!

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A thriving business is no longer made by great products and great marketing.  It’s made by a great culture. On this episode Josh Levine explains why. Welcome to episode 256 of the Entrepreneurship Elevated Podcast!

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Jessi Roberts shares her story of how she created a wildly successful retail and wholesale business, despite challenges presented from being in rural location. The author of Backroads Boss Lady talks about the principles and heart-felt values she employs for a flourishing life and business that celebrates and uplifts her community.   Welcome to episode 255 of the Entrepreneurship Elevated Podcast!

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Aaron Dignan joins us to discuss his new book Brave New Work,  and explore how the stereotypical structures of businesses, bureaucracy, and elaborate systems of control are changing to environments of autonomy, testing and learning.  Welcome to episode 254 of the Entrepreneurship Elevated Podcast!

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He created an outsourcing business in the Philippines. It was nearly impossible to keep up with demand. And yet the business racked up debt and struggled, until he turned it around. You are about to discover Jamie Jay's turnaround story. Welcome to episode 253 of the Entrepreneurship Elevated Podcast!

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A great place to work: Everybody wants that, but how do we recognize and implement the qualities that make one?  (Hint: It ain't a new foosball table!) Darren Virassammy  explains how to create a culture in your workplace that will have your team members wanting to give their best every day and feeling their value.  Welcome to episode 252 of the Entrepreneurship Elevated Podcast!

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Hard work is hardly a frightening concept for the person who embodies the entrepreneurial spirit. But effecting the changes we need to make to realize our visions for ourselves and our businesses can be daunting. Gregg Clunis joins us to explain his method for getting results that get you to your goals.   Welcome to episode 251 of the Entrepreneurship Elevated Podcast!

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Small business networking is a key factor in scaling your business, but without intentional business relationships, networking can fail.  Matt Ward shows us how genuine connection can provide the key to getting effective word of mouth referrals,  the most powerful marketing you can do. Welcome to episode 250 of the Entrepreneurship Elevated Podcast!

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Joe Sanok joins us to talk about his five part framework for big ideas, and how they'll help you scale your business.  Welcome to episode 249 of the Entrepreneurship Elevated Podcast!

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You know that saying, "You Can't Beat Free?" What if your competitor charged clients nothing? Could your business survive?  Our guest Paul Gough explains how he was able to market his way to incredible success, even in the toughest conditions.  Welcome to episode 248 of the Entrepreneurship Elevated Podcast!

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Are you a contractor looking to apply Profit First to your business?  Shawn Van Dyke joins us to discuss Profit First for Contractors and the translatable steps you can use to make Profit First work for you. Welcome to episode 247 of the Entrepreneurship Elevated Podcast!

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Are you running a struggling business that's wreaking havoc on your personal life?  Perhaps your business is running you! Brian Chaney tells us how he stopped the madness and really got a handle on priorities (family) and profits!

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Are you frustrated with the lack of growth of your nonprofit? Do you fear your nonprofit will never make the difference you intended it to? Our guest Kathleen Janus shows us how to successfully scale your business to have the most impact.  Welcome to episode 245 of the Profit First Podcast!

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There is a common narrative that artists tell themselves: they cannot truly be artists if they treat their careers as businesses. The truth is, you need to embrace your financials and step into your role as a business owner to be able to continue to create your art.  Our guest, Jessica Abel,  will share her story and how she was able to overcome her limiting mindset and become profitable.

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Do you know what a disruptor is? They're the people that blow sh** up in your business so you can put it back together again...better. Our guest, Mike Maddock, will explain more and walk us through the lessons we can learn from the most successful disruptors. Welcome to episode 243 of the Entrepreneurship Elevated Podcast!

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There's only one person in the way of you untapping your capabilities: You. There's also one person who can move you out of the way so you can perform at your peak.

That person is already inside you. You just need to unlock them. This other part of you is your Heroic Self and you unlock it with an Alter Ego.  Our guest Todd Herman will walk you through the process of creating and using your own Alter Ego.

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It can be really uncomfortable to sell "yourself" or your brand or product. Mo Bunnell walks us through a system that will help you sell authentically and more effectively.  He’s developed his program after years of testing and peer-reviewed research into why people buy and what makes the buying process happen faster, in greater volume, and with more enjoyment. 

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The road to success is often not easy or clear.  Our guest, Mike McDerment, shares his journey of starting FreshBooks with nothing and the blunders he made along the way.

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"Big business" style marketing could kill your small business.  Our guest, Allan Dib, walks us through some strategies that actually work for small and medium-sized businesses.

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We chat amongst ourselves on this episode of Entrepreneurship Elevated. The team shares our practices for building community and a fun, productive workplace.

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As I'm sure you know, entrepreneurship can be a roller-coaster of highs and lows.  Our guest, Rachel Carroll shares her journey and how she used Profit First to not only ensure stability but achieve her personal and business goals. 

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Understanding the nuances of using Profit First within an industry can make an incredible difference in helping to avoid some headaches and get you to your goals even faster.  Cyndi Thomason is the expert in Profit First for Ecommerce Sellers.   She'll walk us through it on episode 236 of the Entrepreneurship Elevated Podcast!

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I'm sure you've heard it at this point: video is the most impactful way to communicate to your audience right now.  Our guests Justin Andrews and John Antonacci explore the various ways to use video in your business, without spending a fortune. Welcome to episode 235 of the Profit First Podcast!

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Perhaps you are like many entrepreneurs who started their business because they loved making or providing a service, but you don't consider yourself a "business" person.  Our guest, Gabriele Nicolet doesn't consider herself a business-minded person but through Profit First, she found a way to take ownership of the financial part of her business in order to maximize her true mission.  Welcome to episode 234 of the Profit First Podcast!

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