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About This Show
INspiredINsider Show with Dr. Jeremy Weisz features interviews with successful and inspirational entrepreneurs, authors, & visionary leaders.
Leaders reveal deeply personal stories and explore the tough journey, Big Challenges, and Mistakes that they overcame to achieve success.
You will find inspiring stories from: Founders of Atari, Baby Einstein, P90X, Einstein Bagels, Skymall, and....
- Jonny Imerman with Imerman Angels fought and beat cancer. His organization matches mentors with people battling cancer. It is one of the largest organizations of its kind in the world.
---Jordan Guernsey was founder of MoldingBox a multimillion dollar company while fighting Stage 3 Melanoma. He said it was the best thing that ever happened to him. May he RIP as he lived life to its fullest until the very end.
Thank you for listening from your host of Inspired Insider, Dr. Jeremy Weisz.
Most Recent Episode
Promoting Quality Customer Service with Jay Steinfeld Founder of Blinds.com
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Jay Steinfeld is Founder of Blinds.com. He set up the original eCommerce site NoBrainerBlinds for $3000 in 1996 and has since grown the eCommerce company to over $200 million in annual revenue. It is the world’s top retailer for blinds and shades and provides blinds for over a million windows every year. The company was acquired in 2014 by Home Depot. Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn: [0:55] Jeremy’s introduction to this episode. [2:00] Jay talks about starting his first business out of his home. [6:00] Starting an eCommerce business at the beginning of online sales. [11:50] What did Jay want to be when he was a kid? [13:15] Was is a good decision for Jay to go into accounting? [15:15] What did Jay learn from working at Meineke? [17:50] Jay talks about getting feedback from his employees. [19:10] Core values. [21:00] Experiments and risks in business. [24:20] Work and family life. [33:00] Training salespeople. [38:00] Shaping the buying experience. [43:00] Gathering investors. [47:00] Acquiring competitors. [51:15] Wowing the customer. [52:30] Marketing with videos. [57:00] Marketing on radio and TV. [58:30] Home Depot acquires Jay’s company. [1:04:30] Lessons learned from acquisition. [1:07:30] Why did Jay stay on when Home Depot acquired Blinds.com? [1:09:00] What skills has Jay had to develop as a CEO that were different from an entrenpuer? [1:11:40] Lowest moment and highest moment in business. In this episode… It isn’t sexy but most businesses would LOVE to be known for quality customer service. The problem is that is costs money and resources to build that kind of culture in your company. But those costs can end up paying HUGE rewards. Jay Steinfeld and his company have built a reputation of providing quality customer service. On this episode, Jay and Jeremy discuss taking risks, enjoying work, providing the best product to customers, and so much more. This is an episode that any business leader would be wise to listen to, there are so many applications! Don’t miss this episode of Inspired Insider. Taking risks in business can be scary. What if you fail? What if it all comes crashing down around you? However, taking risks is necessary! It's been said that if you want someth
Rated 5 out of
Inspired Insider Really Lives Up To Its Name!
I don't know how he gets through gatekeepers to talk to such high level people with such intelligent advice to share… but HE DOES! He only interviews the best of the best! Every time I listen to an interview, I do so with a notepad and pen handy because there are tons of golden nuggets shared. Jeremy has a unique interview style and he knows what questions to ask to get to the hidden gems in someone's story that you can use in your own life to get where you want to go. Tons of actionable advice is offered in every episode. INspired INsider is the ONLY podcast I make sure I never miss.
Date published: 2014-01-22
Rated 5 out of
If you are an Entrepreneur, I highly recommend all of Jeremy's great interviews, Awesome stuff!
Date published: 2014-12-22
Rated 5 out of
Expert information and keys to success
It's so great that to have access to such expert information like this! Loving the angle of inspiration - because in the end of the day the key to success in not quitting! Thanks for this!
Date published: 2014-10-08
Rated 5 out of
The Better Way To Get Insight From Founders
Jeremy does a great job having real conversations, not scripted, loaded questions. The interview with Abel James was casual but very thought provoking.
Date published: 2014-01-28