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Agile Living, An Entrepreneurs Journey
23 minutes | Mar 20, 2019
Hack Life like a Pro. Learn shortcuts to Agility from bestselling author of The Cheat Code Brian Wong
Brand success can be as simple as a haircut! Develop your brand to create the most valuable tool for lasting revenue. Learn how to do this and more in this episode featuring Brian Wong. CEO of the mobile app advertising company Kiip, Brian co-founded his business at age 19 and now, 8 years later, has been named as one of the top young entrepreneurs in the world by multiple sources. Listen and you’ll discover how to increase your marketability through your weaknesses. And as the author of Cheat Codes, Brian shares why you don’t have to transform your life to create success. It just takes a few simple cheat codes to fast track your way to massive revenue. “You maintain that brand consistently and you will always see continued inbound of people who are looking for that type of thing.” -Brian Wong Subscribe to the podcast on: Apple Podcast Stitcher Overcast PodBean TuneIn Radio Timestamps: 0:58 - Why you need to follow Brian RIGHT NOW to become a young, agile, successful entrepreneur 2:47 - You don’t have to uproot your whole life to make millions! Brian can show you the path out of your own obstacles and into the freedom of agile entrepreneurship 5:03 - Create a business with momentum by discovering the superpower that society and school are hiding from you 10:10 - 2 Cheat Codes to upgrade your brand without breaking the bank 13:58 - Want the phone number of the biggest CEO in your area? It’s simple! Brian shares how. 16:45 - Make your weaknesses your biggest strengths to double your marketability and therefore your profit 18:20 - Are you struggling to make a business or personal decision? Brian warns what is equally as bad for your business as making a wrong decision Connect with Brian: Instagram Twitter LinkedIn Email Kiip: In App Mobile Advertising and Audiences The Cheat Code: Going Off Script to Get More, Go Faster, and Shortcut Your Way to Success by Brian Wong Connect with Jon: Facebook LinkedIn
27 minutes | Mar 1, 2019
How Do You Adapt When Adding More Responsibility to Your Life? Hear the Story of Rocking a Business and Two Newborns from Elissa Liu
If you’re a parent, then you know how hard it can be to manage your time well. Now imagine running two businesses on top of parenting. Elissa Liu has mastered the art of managing time while being a parent and CEO. As the founder of Spark Growth and the CEO of Influential Executive, Elissa Liu has to maximize every minute of her day. Hear the 2 ways she makes every second count. Elissa has discovered how to value your kids and the time you spend with them while also getting work done. Listen to find out how to become a better parent and a better Entrepreneur at the same time. “Your experience with your first child is not necessarily going to be replicated with subsequent children.” -Elissa Liu Subscribe to the podcast on: Apple Podcast Stitcher Overcast PodBean TuneIn Radio Timestamps: 1:07 - The story behind Elissa’s niche: How observation and learning from your field can reveal a special place for profit 2:32 - Parenting is hard, but find out how Elissa parents 2 kids AND run 2 businesses at the same time 6:47 - What the best options are for a CEO or Entrepreneur who has to take a step back from the business because of personal life issues 9:37 - Downtime? What’s that? Why your downtime becomes more and more valuable with each child you have 15:47 - For the busy CEO parents: 2 ways to balance your time between your work and your kids 18:29 - Even if you don’t have kids, you need to learn this principle to maximize time for yourself and your employees 21:00 - There are 2 ways that you can maximize your time, especially during your commute or working from home 23:09 - Don’t let working out fall behind your parenting and work life! What Elissa does to make exercise a convenient and enjoyable time of the day Connect with Elissa Liu: Twitter LinkedIn Email Spark Growth Influential Executive Connect with Jon: Facebook LinkedIn
31 minutes | Jan 23, 2019
Changing Your Business as the Industry Changes. Ride the Waves When You Can but Make Sure You Are Ready When the Wave Ends.
On today’s episode, find out how one entrepreneur was able to overcome the roller coaster events in his life. Kevin Hourigan sits down with Jon and shares his company’s struggles, victories, recline, and regrowth. He is the President and CEO of Bayshore Solutions, a leading Digital Advertising Agency. Tune in as Kevin discuss how he handles these transitions and adjusts accordingly when the waves end. “When you're losing so much, getting to profitability seemed like a huge victory.” -Kevin Hourigan Subscribe to the podcast on: Apple Podcast Stitcher Castbox PodBean TuneIn Radio Timestamps: 01:17 - How Kevin started his company, the Bayshore Solutions, at the time when websites are not yet known or seen as needed. 04:04 - Their struggles at the beginning and how they grew so fast in 3-4 year mark as companies realize the importance of websites (dot-com bubble boom) 06:19 - The downfall of his company after the dot-com bubble burst, how they bounce back, who among their clients managed to survived the downfall current and why 10:48 - What Kevin thought happened at the dot-com bubble and how he and his employees reacted and handled the changes in the industry 16:30 - Why denial phase could be a silent killer and why it's important to accept what's happening and adjust 18:55 - Why Kevin rebrand his company and hired co-worker and customers that are willing to let go of the past and how they became successful 20:46 - Two lessons that Kevin learned from all the events that happened and where it leads him and his company today 24:10 - The vision, expertise, and values of Bayshore Solutions that will enable them to be ready for any shift or unexpected things to come and help their clients grow their businesses 27:36 - How to be innovative not at the client's expense and why Kevin's company doesn't work with vertical markets Resources: Agility CMS Dot-com bubble Connect with Kevin: bayshoresolutions.com Twitter LinkedIn Connect with Jon: Facebook LinkedIn
26 minutes | Jan 16, 2019
From Writer to Entrepreneur, a Journey of Seeing Changes and Trends. Watch Michael Wailes Adapt Over Time to Find Success.
It is through adaptation that allowed early humans to survive in any environment and evolved to what we are today. And this special trait of man is what Michael Wailes used. By adapting to changes and trends in journalism and technology, he evolved and became a successful entrepreneur. Unlock this special trait in you by listening to today’s episode as Michael shares his journey with Jon. Don't miss this one! “It's not about being able to predict the future with a high degree of specificity but just having a general sense of that direction that the future is going.” -Michael Wailes Subscribe to the podcast on: Apple Podcast Stitcher Castbox PodBean TuneIn Radio Timestamps: 01:01 - About Spectrum Interactive Group and how Michael transition from being a writer to entrepreneur 04:29 - How Michael apply his passion as a journalist to marketing and where he got his inspiration and motivation to study more about web development 09:17 - Becoming successful in the web development world, working in a great agency and how he got to thinking of putting his own company 11:29 - His struggles working at his own company and how he still able to see the trends and knew what the clients will need 14:18 - How the stress at building his own company affected his health 18:19 - How his perspective in life and his lifestyle changes after he got sick plus the best exercise gadget he uses today 20:16 - Facebook and Instagram advertising as a trend that will continue to grow and how to see the trend and adapt quickly and accordingly to be successful in the future Resources: Agility CMS Agile Living Ep #16: I Can't Sleep Cause I'm Stressed and I'm Stressed Cause I Can't Sleep… How to Break the Cycle with Nick Elvery Connect with Michael: SpectrumInteractiveGroup.com Twitter LinkedIn Connect with Jon: Facebook LinkedIn
22 minutes | Jan 9, 2019
Homeschooling Isn't for Everyone but for Frank It Gives Him Lots of Flexibility. Could It Give You More Flexibility Too?
Do you want to know if homeschooling is for you? On today’s episode, Jon and Frank Cianciulli discuss what it takes to homeschool your kids. Homeschooling has its pros and cons, but Frank was able to use homeschooling to his advantage. Frank is a serial entrepreneur and the CEO at The Wish Group. Find out how homeschooling gives him flexibility and its other benefits not just for him but for the kids also. Tune in now and discover all that you need to know about homeschooling. “Studies show that the only bad association generally for kids is their experience at school. That's where the bullying takes place.” -Frank Cianciulli Subscribe to the podcast on: Apple Podcast Stitcher Castbox PodBean TuneIn Radio Timestamps: 01:07 - All about Frank's company, The Wish Group plus how and why Frank started homeschooling his kids 04:06 - The time when his kids started homeschooling and how they adjusted into it 05:11 - Advantages of homeschooling and how it gives Frank flexibility 08:59 - Homeschooling for kids at different age and grade level and how to incorporate vacation, summer, and school breaks 10:49 - The decision on when to get the kids back to school, like in high school, and why it’s important 12:43 - Private vs public school - where the homeschooled kids could have a better transition 14:22 - How to start if you want to try homeschooling 16:58 - The problem with the education system today and how homeschooling is more tailored to fit a kid's needs or preference 18:28 - The advantage of putting the child at school first like kindergarten before homeschooling Resources: Agility CMS RV (film starring Robbin Williams) Connect with Frank: wishgroup.ca Instagram Twitter LinkedIn Connect with Jon: Facebook LinkedIn
34 minutes | Jan 2, 2019
I Can't Sleep Cause I'm Stressed and I'm Stressed Cause I Don't Sleep… How to Break the Cycle with Nick Elvery
Who doesn’t have a problem with stress and sleep? All of us, at some point in our life, have been stressed or have a problem sleeping and that is why today’s episode is critical to our journey to a healthier and more agile life. Jon talks with Nick Elvery, a peak performance coach and a sought-after speaker, to discuss stress and sleep. Together Nick and Jon discuss the source of our stress and how we can cope with it. One big factor for us to become resilient to stress is to have good quality sleep and Nick shares, among other things, some tips on how we can achieve a deep and good night sleep. You don't want to miss this one! “We live in probably the most stressful time ever designed.” -Nick Elvery Subscribe to the podcast on: Apple Podcast Stitcher Castbox PodBean TuneIn Radio Timestamps: 01:05 - Nick's background and why he became a peak performance coach 03:38 - Why we are almost always stressed 07:13 - The biggest problem that we're facing in today's modern world of technology and how to address it 12:53 - How technology has become addictive in many people's lives 14:48 - Having good quality sleep to cope with stress and the importance of balancing life activities so you can have that good night sleep 21:40 - Are devices or applications that helps tracks our activity and/or our sleep valuable or harmful to us 25:02 - What we can do to mitigate the problem of device radiation while we're sleeping plus tips to have good quality sleep 31:53 - Doing meditation to fight stress and a great meditation app to use Resources: Agility CMS Sleep Smarter: 21 Essential Strategies to Sleep Your Way to A Better Body, Better Health, and Bigger Success by Shawn Stevenson Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams by Matthew Walker, PhD Oura Ring The Headspace App Connect with Nick: nickelvery.com Instagram Twitter Connect with Jon: Facebook LinkedIn
26 minutes | Dec 19, 2018
Work-Life Balance What? Does This Even Exist? What Does Balance Mean Anyway?
How do you balance work and family life? How do you cope with the stress in work and life and do you even have time to take care of yourself? That is why you need to listen to today’s episode as Jon tackles the answers to these questions with Jeremy Choi, an entrepreneur handling three businesses, a husband, and a dad. Jeremy shares how he tries to dedicate time exclusively for his work, family life, and taking care of himself. And what’s more, Jeremy gave one exercise that he does even inside the car that helps him relax and one habit that makes him focus on the most important thing in life. “I feel like sometimes I'm just the babysitter not really a dad.” -Jeremy Choi Subscribe to the podcast on: Apple Podcast Stitcher Castbox PodBean TuneIn Radio Timestamps: 00:56 - Jeremy's background as an entrepreneur and business leader01:49 - Is there really a balance between work and family life07:05 - How his wife made him realize that he's spending way more time in work than in his health or their family relationship09:07 - Here's what you can do to dedicate your focused time exclusively on work and family life11:21 - The importance of consistent communication, planning, and agreement between husband and wife to try and maintain balance at work and family life12:49 - Knowing when to say NO to have more time for important things, the mindset of doing more with less, and hiring people to help you18:05 - Relaxation and having time for yourself plus Jeremy's breathing exercise that helps him relax19:16 - Benefits of breathing exercise and one example of breathing technique that Jeremy does to relax and balance himself21:21 - Jeremy's habit every morning that makes him focus more in his wife and kids Resources: Agility CMS Cameron Herold Kira Leskew Agile Living Episode 12 - Hello? Are you paying attention or on your phone? Technology and focus with Bruce Bowser co-author of 'The Focus Effect' Connect with Jeremy: jeremychoi.com Instagram Connect with Jon: Facebook LinkedIn
30 minutes | Dec 12, 2018
Listen to Your Customers to be Successful. See How Gary Eisenstein Transformed his Business Time And Time Again!
What are two business skills you need as an entrepreneur? Finding a niche and adjusting to customer needs. Listen to today’s show to hear examples of this from Gary Eisenstein. Gary is the CEO and founder of Falcon Software and CMSC Media. Learn from Gary’s stories and experience as he created businesses that met the needs of his clients. Find out how you can use flexibility to your advantage! “The I.T. world always seems to provide new opportunities for us to capitalize on.” -Gary Eisenstein Subscribe to the podcast on: Apple Podcast Stitcher Overcast PodBean TuneIn Radio Timestamps: 0:54 - How Gary went from an AV consulting company to a wire and cable consulting firm, eventually developing a catalog for his customers 4:28 - The problem with Gary’s business: How Gary learned to find untapped resources and adjust to the needs of customers 7:50 - Leverage your entrepreneurial spirit! Why Gary decided to sell his already successful business and pursue a more risky route 12:56 - Why the service-based model became Gary’s ideal business model 14:46 - Going from a catalog software service company to a website design company: Why Gary’s adaptability gave him an edge in the niche he entered 18:04 - The key component to business that you need to listen to in order to stay ahead of the competition and maximize your niche 20:48 - Transforming a monthly blog poll to a daily industry news portal site and how CMSC Media has grown to regular record-setting success 24:45 - What you can do to listen to your customers more closely and create a product that caters to their needs Connect with Gary: Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Falcon Software CMSC Media Connect with Jon: Facebook LinkedIn
35 minutes | Dec 4, 2018
AQ (Adaptability Quotient), Self-Awareness and Curiosity: How To Adapt and Move Forward Into the Future with Nancy Giordano
How do you prepare yourself or your business for the future? With the advancement in technologies today, it’s easy to feel stressed and overwhelmed. So how do you keep up? Find out the answers on today’s episode as Jon interviews Nancy Giordano, a strategic futurist, speaker and founder of Play Big Inc. It is a company that helps businesses define and shape their future. They delve into the topics of AQ (Adaptability Quotient), self-awareness and curiosity and how these factors help us adapt to the future and prepares us for success in this dynamic and unpredictable world that we live in. “When you asked me about the one thing that we need to cultivate in kids, it's curiosity and wonder.” -Nancy Giordano Subscribe to the podcast on: Apple Podcast Stitcher Castbox PodBean TuneIn Radio Timestamps: 00:59 - Background on Play Big Inc. and how it help companies define and shape their future 03:35 - What is AQ (Adaptability Quotient) and how it can help us in this fast-changing, dynamic world 08:21 - Proper mindset to be productive and innovative and why unlearning is the harder part of adapting 11:58 - The importance of self-awareness and mindfulness to adaptability quotient 16:10 - Collaborating and learning how to learn with others 19:38 - Benefits of having employees with self-awareness plus tips on how to build self-awareness 27:07 - Why it’s important to cultivate curiosity and why some employers are not supportive of it 29:48 - The important role of the environment and the people around us to our curiosity and success 31:40 - Removing the fear of technology and having the ability to manage it Resources: Agility CMS Play Big Inc. Amin Toufani Tedx Myers Briggs Strengths Finder Enneagram Jacqueline Novogratz Agile Living Episode 1 - The Overlooked Power of Curiosity with TedX Speaker Cameron Brown Connect with Nancy: nancygiordano.com LinkedIn Twitter Connect with Jon: Facebook LinkedIn
28 minutes | Nov 21, 2018
Hello? Are you paying attention or on your phone? Technology and Focus with Bruce Bowser Co-Author of 'The Focus Effect'
On today’s episode of the Agile Living Podcast, Jon talks with Bruce Bowser, co-author of “The Focus Effect.” Jon and Bruce discuss how technology controls us. They dive deep on how it makes it hard to focus on our work and our personal lives. Find out how we can free ourselves from the addictions or at least maintain a sense of balance in using technology. That way, we are more focused to live a happy, healthy and productive life. “With a little bit of focus, you can start to change your behavior.” -Bruce Bowser Subscribe to the podcast on: Apple Podcast Stitcher Castbox PodBean TuneIn Radio Timestamps: 02:02 - All about the book 'The Focus Effect' and how technology controls us 04:36 - Is technology the only one to blame? Why employees are distracted 07:57 - What you can do to control emails and calls after office hours 11:35 - Why people need occasional breaks from being online and using digital devices 14:09 - Multitasking does not necessarily equate to high-performance 16:25 - How turning the notifications off can give you more focus and be more productive 21:30 - Showing respect and knowing when not to use your phone 22:55 - The effect of technology on our mental health 24:09 - Spending more time with families more than on technologies Resources: Agility CMS AMJ Campbell Dr. Greg Wells The Focus Effect: Change Your Work, Change Your Life by Bruce Bowser and Greg Wells The 4-Hour Workweek, Expanded and Updated by Timothy Ferriss Connect with Bruce: brucebowser.com LinkedIn Instagram Twitter Connect with Jon: Facebook LinkedIn
34 minutes | Nov 13, 2018
If It Isn't Working, Start Over. Rebuilding Your Business and Passion in a Few Days
Want to learn how to start your business in a few days? Join Jon to find out as he talks with Mark Mitton, Managing Director at 9thWonder and former founder of Carbon8 Marketing Agency. Listen in to find out how you can use the simple tools of confidence and positivity to grow your business fast. “You have to look at your big events in life and not judge whether they’re good or bad.” -Mark Mitton Subscribe to the podcast on: Apple Podcast Stitcher Overcast PodBean TuneIn Radio Timestamps: 2:18 - Introducing Mark Mitton and how he discovered the importance of establishing ownership with a business partner 7:09 - How the difficulties of business partnership led Mark to start his own marketing agency 11:14 - Starting a new agency and why conveying confidence can help you dominate your market and build your team 15:09 - Here is what is required to build a new business in a matter of days 19:16 - 2 things you need to do when restarting your business to create intense revenue and manage your existing clients 21:44 - How you can take the negative events in your life or business and make them positive cultivations of change 24:29 - How to inspire motivation in yourself and your team through pursuing and celebrating success 28:10 - Why danger and risk can keep you from doing what you need to do to create your ideal and successful business Resources: Agility CMS Connect with Mark: LinkedIn Email 9thWonder.com Connect with Jon: Facebook LinkedIn
36 minutes | Nov 9, 2018
The Future Is Subscription, Why You Should Use Them and Why You Should Sell Them
Why do you need a subscription in your business? How do you start and make a successful subscription? Discover the answers on today’s episode as Jon talks with Adam Levinter, founder and CEO of Scriberbase. Adam’s company helps businesses build subscription e-commerce from scratch. He shares, among other things, the advantages of subscriptions over the traditional business and what to do to make subscription works for you and bring more profit into your business. “If you don’t pay attention to what happens once the customer enters in the front door, you’re not going to keep them.” -Adam Levinter Subscribe to the podcast on: Apple Podcast Stitcher Castbox PodBean TuneIn Radio Timestamps: 3:30 - Subscription as a way to build customer loyalty and increase profit 5:33 - How subscription makes the company more flexible and up-to-date 11:00 - How Scriberbase helped companies shift to subscription 15:10 - Important key in a successful subscription business 21:00 - What is a hybrid business and two huge takeaways from Amazon Prime 26:19 - The transition of subscription on giving customers flexibility or more options 31:51 - First step to consider when starting your subscription Resources: Agility CMS ScriberBase Jessica Alba - The Honest Company Stitch Fix - Case study Amazon Prime Connect with Adam: LinkedIn Connect with Jon: Facebook LinkedIn
35 minutes | Nov 8, 2018
What AI Can Do for You Right Now, Not Years into the Future
Are you intimidated when you hear the word AI (artificial intelligence)? On today’s episode, Jon talks with Stuart Sherman about why you should not be intimidated by AI. Stuart is the founder and CEO of IMC, the leader in artificial intelligence. Listen in and discover what you need to know about AI, what it can do for us right now and how we can actually use it to make our lives easier. “If there’s a process that you’re doing repeatedly, you should be looking to see if there’s a piece of software that will do it for you.” -Stuart Sherman Subscribe to the podcast on: Apple Podcast Stitcher Castbox PodBean TuneIn Radio Timestamps: 2:30 - Understanding AI 8:15 - Does AI learn from us when we use it 9:55 - Two factors that you should know to effectively use AI for your business 13:43 - Why chatbot is not good for customer service and what should you do instead 17:04 - AI revolutionizing the creation of software that makes technical works easier 18:45 - How to think like a data scientist and apply it to your business 22:38 - The importance of AI in data analysis 28:22 - Finding the software for your needs and overcoming the challenge of using it Resources: Agility CMS IMC Stephen Covey Connect with Stuart: Twitter LinkedIn Connect with Jon: Facebook LinkedIn
35 minutes | Nov 7, 2018
Flexibility and Scaleability, How Jay Bousada Built His Executive Team and Attracted all Rockstars!
Having a strong and reliable team is one of the foundations of a successful organization. Jay Bousada, president and owner of Thrillworks sits down with Jon to talk about the process of hiring the right people and how to get them to work as a team. Join us as we learn how to effectively scale organizations and empower people to make decisions. “If I really want to be effective, I can start working on myself.” Jay Bousada Subscribe to the podcast on: Apple Podcast Stitcher Castbox PodBean TuneIn Radio Timestamps: 2:23 – How Jay Bousada started Thrillworks and the challenges he encountered 6:49 – The difference between accountability and responsibility 9:50 – A proven and effective method of hiring people 13:57 – Benefits of making decisions ahead of time 15:33 – How to get your people work as a team 24:48 – Advantages of bringing in the right people and having a strong executive team 26:40 – The Five Dysfunctions of a Team 31:38 – Tips on how to build a strong and reliable executive team Resources: Agility CMS Who by Geoff Smart and Randy Street The Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni Connect with Jay: Thrillworks.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org LinkedIn Connect with Jon: Facebook LinkedIn
40 minutes | Nov 6, 2018
Does a CEO really need a desk? Agile Working Spaces For Better Quality Work with Ben Wright CEO of Upsuite
There was a time when employees' productivity was measured based on how long they've been sitting on their desk. This old-school thinking has changed as entrepreneurs explored various ways to drive employee efficiency. Let's listen to Upsuite CEO Ben Wright as he enlightens us on how coworking spaces can help you get more ability and resource than you had before. “It's a leader's job to help his people do their best work.” Ben Wright Subscribe to the podcast on: Apple Podcast Stitcher Castbox PodBean TuneIn Radio Timestamps: 2:23 – What is Upsuite? 5:09 – How coworking spaces can help you become agile 9:19 – The benefits of empowering your employees 11:35 – Limitations of working remotely 14:40 – You need to make an effort to meet other people 19:06 – The trait that helps create a community 31:19 – Why you should trust your people in making decisions Resources: Agility CMS Upsuite WeWork What Got You Here Won’t Get You There Good to Great Amazon Connect with Ben: UpSuite.com LinkedIn Connect with Jon: Facebook LinkedIn
45 minutes | Nov 5, 2018
How to Build a Business That Supports Your Dream Life with Mike Brcic
How do you design a business? We sit down with Mike Brcic, a serial entrepreneur and the leader of a company called Sacred Ride. Mike takes us on his journey of how he built a successful business to an international level. Listen in as he helps you discover what you want your business to be, how it will impact the world, and changing your goals to focus on what’s important. “This is the type of life that I want, and how can I build the business to support that?” Mike Brcic Subscribe to the podcast on: Apple Podcast Stitcher Castbox PodBean TuneIn Radio Timestamps: 1:03 - Introduction to Mike and his background 7:07 - How Mike shifted his mindset about his company 10:55 - Why are you scaling your business? What’s the reasoning? 14:14 -Two pivotal moments in what changed Mike’s mind shift 17:07 - Changing his company to focus on profit vs growth 22:22 - Dealing with shareholders and investors to focus on profit 24:54 - How Mike’s business has become more agile and adaptable 30:34 - The culture behind running his business 35:45 - A couple big tips to starting up your own business and your team Resources: Agility CMS Ego is the Enemy Vivid Vision Connect with Mike: Personal Website Sacred Rides Instagram Facebook LinkedIn Connect with Jon: Facebook LinkedIn
38 minutes | Nov 2, 2018
Your Health and Functional Medicine Critical to Being an Effective and Agile Leader
How does your health affect you? On this episode of Agile Living, we interview Spencer Coppin, the founder of Coppin Health. We discuss how to focus on achieving optimal health, increasing your lifespan, and finding the right people to help you. Tune in as Spencer talks about the differences in our biochemistry, and tips and tricks to optimize your day. “The harder you hustle, the harder you have to pay attention to your health.” -Spencer Coppin Subscribe to the podcast on: Apple Podcast Stitcher Castbox PodBean TuneIn Radio Timestamps: 2:29 - Spencer’s journey to health & focus on our bodies 5:25 - The common thing that happens to business owners, and the approach to take 7:32 - What we need to understand in this day and age 10:24 -The big things to be aware of, and how to jumpstart your health 15:45 - How to get more from your genetic data & other products 19:38 - The baseline, and “healthy hustle” tools 27:54 - Do you need supplements? 32:28 - Tips to get started on your health Resources: Agility CMS Viome 23andMe Fitbit F.lux HRV Elite Connect with Spencer: Coppin Health Instagram Facebook LinkedIn Connect with Jon: Facebook LinkedIn
47 minutes | Nov 1, 2018
Expert Advice for Cutting the Clutter and Having More Agile Communication with Your Team with Jeff Robertson
Corporate communication has consumed us all. While there are different ways to easily communicate, new platforms have been wasting people’s time and taking away our brain cells. In today’s episode, Jeff Robertson, CTO of 9thWonder Agency will share his thoughts on why we need to unsubscribe to newsletters and how you can be efficient in managing your emails. Tune in to find out how you can have a more productive day. “Do more with your time in your inbox.” -Jeff Robertson Subscribe to the podcast on: Apple Podcast Stitcher Castbox PodBean TuneIn Radio Timestamps: 2:16 - What is broken in the communication system today 11:00 - Why people stopped sending emails 13:05 - How successful people manage their messages to stay productive 16:53 - Tips to reduce your emails 23:42 - Bad practices in email handling and their negative effects 38:00 - What you need to do to solve problems faster 39:00 - Don’t email your boss 42:00 - The percentage utilization of resource formula Resources: Agility CMS Inbox Zero ReWork: Change the Way You Work Forever The Phoenix Project: A Novel about IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win Connect with Jeff: LinkedIn Connect with Jon: Facebook LinkedIn
34 minutes | Oct 31, 2018
Startup Leadership Challenges: Why Coaching and Balancing Masculine and Feminine Energy are Essential
On today’s episode, Jon is joined by Andy Swindler, an entrepreneur turned purpose and leadership coach. Andy focuses on the inside out approach to help leaders bring love in every relationship they have. Join them as they talk about the benefits of having a coach and to see if you also need one to improve your career and life. “One of the most consistent outcomes of coaching is building resiliency.” -Andy Swindler Subscribe to the podcast on: Apple Podcast Stitcher Castbox PodBean TuneIn Radio Timestamps: 2:18 - What is Lead from Love? 3:21 - Why you need a coach and what you’re missing out if you don’t have one? 9:00 - How to help people who resist getting a coach? 11:48 - The process of finding the right coach 19:56 - Andy’s coaching style 25:23 - Knowing your energy to control emotion 27:11 - Creative mindset vs. reactive mindset 28:05 - Why do you feel unsafe? Resources: Agility CMS True Purpose by Tim Kelley CoachArya.com Connect with Andy: LeadfromLove.com email@example.com LinkedIn Connect with Jon: Facebook LinkedIn
33 minutes | Oct 30, 2018
2 Business Frameworks That Can Make Your Business More Agile
How do you scale up your business? We talk with Roy Chomko, who started up Adage Technologies and focuses on web, e-commerce, and strategy design. Roy & Jon discuss how to grow your business in the best ways, and the way its worked in each of their companies. Listen in as Roy helps you uncover the different methods to consider, and organizing your business to achieve success. “Everything is sort of designed to feed up into what we need to see as a leadership team to better run the organization.” -Roy Chomko Subscribe to the podcast on: Apple Podcast Stitcher Castbox PodBean TuneIn Radio Timestamps: 2:37 - Introduction to Roy and his background 5:12 - Why Roy used a coach to help start the traction method 7:20 - How scaling up improved his business 11:35 - The importance of a daily huddle 17:55 - Why having meetings help your business more 20:11 - The model Roy uses for grouping people together, and scorecards 22:01 - The impact on the culture of his business 27:50 - The big trick to get going on these frameworks Resources: Agility CMS Traction: How Any Startup Can Achieve Explosive Customer Growth Scaling Up Gazelles Effective Meetings: Level 10 Meeting for Entrepreneurial Leadership Teams with Gino Wickman Connect with Roy: Adage Technologies Email: firstname.lastname@example.org LinkedIn Twitter Connect with Jon: Facebook LinkedIn
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