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Billion Dollar Legacy
39 minutes | a year ago
How Billy Prim Grew Blue Rhino and Primo Water to Over $300M Using His Five Principles of Leadership
In This Episode We Discuss: Billy’s entrepreneurial lessons growing two companies over $300M in market value. Five key life and leadership principles Billy has relied on to achieve success. How Billy is impacting more people through his experience. About Billy Prim: Billy D. Prim is the founder and executive chairman of Primo Water Corporation. Primo is a rapidly growing provider of multi-gallon purified bottled water, self-serve filtered drinking water and water dispensers sold through major retailers throughout the United States and Canada. The Company’s products provide an environmentally friendly, economical, convenient and healthy solution for consuming purified water. Primo is listed on NASDAQ under the symbol PRMW.
35 minutes | a year ago
How Steve Kahan Helped Grow Six Start-Ups Resulting in More Than $3 Billion in Shareholder Value
In This Episode We Discuss: Steve’s journey as an entrepreneur How to identify the right start-up opportunities to get involved with Why many young people should look at the start-up world over the corporate world About Steve Kahan Steven Mark Kahan has successfully helped to grow six start-up companies from early-stage development to going public or being sold, resulting in more than $3 billion in shareholder value. He is currently CMO at Thycotic, which will become the seventh. Steve inspires teams and their organizations to take on the impossible and succeed. He has just written a book published by Wiley and Audible and available on Amazon.com called “Be a Startup Superstar. The book teaches those graduating college and young professionals how to earn a great living doing what they love by igniting their career at a tech startup.
26 minutes | a year ago
How James Orsini Joined Gary Vaynerchuk to Build a Media Empire
In This Episode We Discuss: How James met Gary Vaynerchuk and become his COO (and now President of The Sasha Group). What are the latest trends in digital marketing. Where The Sasha Group and VaynerMedia are headed next. About James Orsini: James Orsini is President of The Sasha Group, a VaynerX company. Working alongside Gary Vaynerchuk, its CEO and serial entrepreneur, Orsini leads the group to help small business reach explosive growth potential. The Sasha Group provides educational, consulting and marketing services for companies from $1 million to $100 million in revenue. Orsini held previous positions as Chief Operating Officer as well as Chief Integration Officer for VaynerMedia, a digital agency with social at its core. Working alongside founder and CEO Gary Vaynerchuk, James helped manage the agency for success. He was Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Sito Mobile Ltd., (NASDAQ: SITO) A proven leader and author of numerous business articles including Agency of the Future, Guided Exploration, and Let Leaders Lead and Practitioners Practice. Mr. Orsini has also penned white papers The Authentic Network, Reverse 360 Mentoring, Mastering Procurement and Procurements Evolution for Todayâ€™s Marketing Service Companies. He has done numerous podcasts including Second in Command with Cameron Herold and Self-made man with Mike Dillard. James has more than 30 years of finance and operations experience across a broad range of marketing and communications disciplines.
32 minutes | 2 years ago
How Wes Schaeffer Built a Sales Company Helping Over 5,400 of the World’s Top Experts
In This Episode We Discuss: How Wes transitioned from corporate sales to being an entrepreneur. How Wes manages The Sales Whisperer. How Wes stays so productive by prioritizing his personal time first. About Wes Schaeffer Wes Schaeffer is The Sales Whisperer®, a pigheaded entrepreneur who rehabilitates salespeople and trains their managers. He's a reassuringly-expensive copywriter, sought-after speaker, and marketing automation aficionado. He is the author of 2.5 books on sales, marketing, and entrepreneurship, host of The Sales Podcast and The CRM Sushi Podcast. He has helped 5,400 of the world’s top speakers, authors, coaches, and sales professionals achieve nearly miraculous growth by mastering his proven process, which hinges on the idea that to make any sale, you must make every sale.
41 minutes | 2 years ago
How Robert Hartline Manages Multiple Businesses Generating More Than $100M
In This Episode We Discuss: ● Robert’s entrepreneurial journey ● How Robert manages multiple businesses generating $100M ● How fast start entrepreneurs like Robert, start and hand off businesses About Robert Hartline: Robert Hartline went from selling cell phones from the trunk of his car in college in Murfreesboro, TN to building a chain of 57 wireless stores called Absolute Wireless along with Callproof (a software company), Dang It Repair (a phone repair business with 8 locations) and Hytch (a carpooling service which launched in September 2017). Robert Hartline is a serial entrepreneur who built his businesses that are currently generating $100+ Million in total revenue. Robert lives with his wife and two young boys half the year in Nashville and the other in Costa Rica. Robert enjoys traveling, learning new technology, surfing, off-roading, skiing and lots of travel. His newest company, Shift Your Time, coaches entrepreneurs how to move internal communication from email to a mobile app called Marco Polo saving business leaders 40 hours a month.
43 minutes | 2 years ago
Finding Your Own Heaven on Earth with Martin Rutte
In This Episode We Discuss: Martin’s journey as an entrepreneur and how he got into action working with some of the largest companies in the world. The three question process for defining the life you want (what Martin calls Heaven on Earth). Examples of others who got past “I can’t do that” and started taking their first steps. About Martin Rutte: Martin Rutte, an international speaker and management consultant, is President of Livelihood. Martin has worked with such organizations as The World Bank, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Southern California Edison and Virgin Records, helping them expand their outlook and position themselves for the future. Martin’s newest book is: Project Heaven on Earth: The 3 simple questions that will help you change the world…easily. He helps people discover what Heaven on Earth is for them and what simple, easy, and concrete action they can take in the next 24 hours to begin making that real.
42 minutes | 2 years ago
How to Have Tough Conversations with David Wood
In This Episode We Discuss: How David became a top coach to leaders around the world. David’s four-part framework for artfully managing tough conversations. How business leaders can have tough conversations with their teams. About David Wood: David Wood is a former consultant to Fortune 100 companies including Sony Music, Chanel, and Exxon. David left his cushy Park Avenue job 20 years ago to build the world’s largest coaching business. He became #1 on Google for “life coaching”, serving an audience of 150,000 coaches, and coaching thousands of hours in 12 countries around the globe. He is also the author of "Get Paid For Who You Are," with a foreword by Jack Canfield. He coaches high performing entrepreneurs, executives and teams to create amazing results and deep connection — one tough conversation at a time.
45 minutes | 2 years ago
The Halftime Institute’s Lloyd Reeb Shares How to Move From Successful to Significant Through Service to Others
In This Episode We Discuss: A three-part mental framework to get clear and get into action when creating your second half life plan. Why focusing on the solutions to your life plan too early leads to confusion and what to do instead. How to create a clear plan that gives you more fulfillment during the second half of your life. About Lloyd Reeb: Lloyd Reeb, a successful real estate developer, made a midlife transition, looking for greater meaning, joy and impact in his second half. For over 20 years, Lloyd has helped leaders make their second half their best half. He is the founding partner of the Halftime Institute, a global team that teach, coach and connect successful men and women in pursuit of significance. He’s taken this message around the world. Lloyd is the author of From Success to Significance: When the Pursuit of Success Isn’t Enough; with his wife, Linda, co-wrote Halftime for Couples.
33 minutes | 2 years ago
How to Use Your Business for the Greater Good with Adam Goodman
In This Episode We Discuss: Examples of how to use your company for good in your community Ideas for employee personal development inside your company Why napping, stretching, and walking contests are great for company productivity and morale About Adam Goodman: Adam Goodman, president and CEO of Goodmans Interior Structures, is the third generation to lead the family business. Under Adam’s leadership, Goodmans has developed many innovative programs to give back to the community. These programs include Office Chair Hockey, Goodmans Eye for the Good Guy, AIM to Make a Difference, Rooted in Good, GoodInc, GoodART, GoodTHREADS and more. In 2009, Goodmans won the first-ever ACE Award for Community Impact and in 2011, Goodmans became the third certified B Corp in Arizona. In 2012, Goodmans won the overall Impact Company of the Year Award from the Phoenix Chamber of Commerce. In 2013, Goodmans was the Better Business Bureau’s Ethics Award winner for Arizona and then Goodmans was honored with the BBB’s International Torch Award for Ethics. In 2014, Goodmans was named to the Game Changers 500 list as one of the top 500 companies in the world using business as a force for social change. In 2015, Goodmans became the first Benefit Corporation (B Corp) registered in the State of Arizona and in 2018, Goodmans was recognized as the Top Social Responsibility Company among the Arizona Republic’s Top Companies awardees.
40 minutes | 2 years ago
Compassionate Leadership and Capitalism with Blaine Bartlett
In This Episode We Discuss: How company leaders can create more compassion for their people Why company culture is the key to compassion Shifts that need to occur to create a more compassionate capitalist system About Blaine Bartlett: Blaine Bartlett is CEO and President of Avatar Resources, a global leadership development and consulting firm he founded in 1987. He has coached and consulted worldwide with executives, companies, and governments and has personally delivered programs to more than a quarter of a million individuals and has directly impacted more than one million people worldwide. Blaine is an Adjunct Professor at Beijing University, Managing Director of the Global Coaching Alliance, Founder of the Institute for Compassionate Capitalism, and a longtime member of the Transformational Leadership Council. He sits on the Board of Directors of the Unstoppable Foundation and the World Business Academy where he also serves as Director of Education. In 2012, he was formally invested as a Knight of the Sovereign Order of St. John of Jerusalem Knights of Malta, the world’s oldest humanitarian organization. Blaine is the author of four books – the #1 international best-seller Compassionate Capitalism: A Journey to the Soul of Business, Discover Your Inner Strength written in collaboration with Stephen Covey, Ken Blanchard and Brian Tracy, and the best-selling Three-Dimensional Coaching: Moving Passion into Performance. His latest book is Tapping into the Soul of Business: The Key to Employee Engagement.
32 minutes | 2 years ago
Investing Your Money with Purpose with Joel Solomon
In This Episode We Discuss: How to invest your money for social and environmental change. The biggest societal shifts to make the world a better place. How small business and the public can participate. About Joel Solomon: Joel Solomon is the author of The Clean Money Revolution: Reinventing Power, Purpose, and Capitalism. He’s the Chairman of Renewal Funds, a $200 million mission venture capital firm. He has invested in over 100 early growth-stage companies in North America, delivering above market returns while catalyzing positive, social and environmental change. JoelSolomon.org Renewalfunds.com
50 minutes | 2 years ago
Business Veteran David Greer Shares His Top Strategies for Success
In This Episode We Discuss: Why you should have 100 conversations before you launch a product. Why hiring for culture trumps hiring for talent. The most important processes to grow your business. About David Greer: David J. Greer is an entrepreneurial coach, author, and professional speaker. He is the catalyst who gets you to fully live your dreams now. Spend one hour reading his book Wind In Your Sails, attend a one hour talk with him, or get one hour of 1-on-1 coaching and you will have 3 concrete action items that will shift and accelerate your business within 90 days. David and his wife Karalee are committed to each other and their three children, spending time supporting them in the many and varied activities they are involved with. They live in Vancouver, Canada.
33 minutes | 2 years ago
How Leaders Can Select, Develop, and Promote Top Talent with Jamie Schneiderman
In This Episode We Discuss: How people increase their odds of finding a career that they love. How leaders increase their odds of placing people in the right spots. How CareerSpark and other leading technologies can assist leaders in finding and placing top talent. About Jamie Schneiderman: Jamie Schneiderman is the Founder and CEO of Career Spark, the leader in Predictive Career Mobility that helps organizations to understand what drives success and to easily and consistently select, develop, and promote top talent. He believes that job performance depends on people working in the roles they are built to succeed in. He has long been an advocate of creating a world where the right people are in the right jobs, resulting in happier employees and more productive organizations. Jamie has spent over 20 years building companies like Proctor & Gamble, Coca-Cola, and Rogers along with several technology start-ups. Jamie has a Commerce Degree from the University of British Columbia and an MBA from Harvard. He lives in Toronto, Canada, with his wife and two children.
25 minutes | 2 years ago
WD-40 CEO Garry Ridge Discusses How to Lead with Empathy vs Ego
In This Episode We Discuss: How the best leaders lead with empathy vs ego. What attributes make for a Soul-Sucking CEO. How WD-40 has created a billion dollar company full of happy people. About Garry Ridge: Garry O. Ridge is CEO and a member of the board of directors of WD-40 Company. He joined WD-40 Company in 1987 and held various leadership positions in the company before being appointed to CEO in 1997. He is also an adjunct professor at the University of San Diego where he teaches leadership development, talent management, and succession planning in the Master of Science in Executive Leadership program. He is passionate about the learning and empowering organizational culture he has helped establish at the WD-40Company. In 2009, he co-authored a book with Ken Blanchard outlining his effective leadership techniques, titled “Helping People Win at Work: A Business Philosophy called ‘Don’t Mark My Paper, Help Me Get an A.’” A native of Australia, Mr. Ridge holds a certificate in Modern Retailing and wholesale distribution and a Master of Science in Executive Leadership from the University of San Diego.
41 minutes | 2 years ago
Transforming Your Relationship with Money and Life with Lynne Twist
In This Episode We Discuss: The Three Toxic Money Myths that are Keeping You Unhappy in Life. How Lynne Turned Down a Donation from the Largest Food Company in the World. Why Money is Like Water, a Currency. About Lynne Twist: Lynne Twist is a global pro activist, speaker and author of the best-selling book, The Soul of Money: Transforming Your Relationship with Money and Life. She is the co-founder of the Pachamama Alliance, a social profit organization that is an alliance between indigenous people of the Amazon Rainforest and conscious, committed people in the modern world, for the sustainability of life. And, she has shared her passion on stage with some of today’s top thought leaders, including Oprah Winfrey, The Dalai Lama, Jane Goodall, and Desmond Tutu.
34 minutes | 2 years ago
Make Bigger Profits by Building a Better World with Paul Herman
In This Episode We Discuss: How the HIP investor allows anyone with a $100 or more to make the world a better place by investing in “HIP” companies. Paul’s biggest entrepreneurs mistakes and challenges growing two successful companies. Finding a problem and being the change you want. About Paul Herman: Professor R. Paul Herman is a globally recognized leader in investing to pursue positive impact and profit. The HIP (Human Impact + Profit) Investor team advises investors and advisors on the impact and ESG (Environmental, social and governance) opportunities across 7,000 stocks, 100,000 bonds, and 2,000 funds, and manages the Higher Impact Portfolios, including fossil-fuel-free and great-place-to-work strategies. HIP's Impact ESG Ratings help drive the Newsweek Green Rankings and the Peter Drucker Index. Prof. Herman founded HIP Investor in 2006 to show that investments across all asset classes can solve human, social and environmental problems -- and can be more profitable and less risky than investing that is extractive of people, natural resources and trust. Prof. Herman's 2010 book (The HIP Investor; Make Bigger Profits by Building a Better World; published by John Wiley & Sons) is included in 27 university, MBA and MPA curricula worldwide on finance, capital markets and impact investing. Prof. Herman is a graduate of the Wharton School of Finance at the University of Pennsylvania, advised Boards and executives while with McKinsey and Company, found and funded social entrepreneurs at Ashoka.org, and shaped and measured impact investments at eBay founder Pierre Omidyar's Network. Herman is an advisor to the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), Net Impact and Sustainable Brands. Prof. Herman's insights have been published in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Fortune, Forbes, BusinessWeek, CNN, Reuters, Morningstar.com and CNBC.
35 minutes | 2 years ago
How to Take Bold Leaps, Grow an Impactful Business, and Prioritize Family with Nigel Bennett
In This Episode We Discuss: Why taking risks is the only way to expand and grow. The #1 business mistake Nigel made that cost him years of frustration. How to build a business while prioritizing your family. About Nigel Bennett: Nigel Bennett is an award-winning entrepreneur, author and a founder of Aqua-Guard Spill Response Inc. (aquaguard.com). His company, a global leader in oil spill control, protects water, the world’s most precious resource. Both Nigel and Aqua-Guard have received multiple awards for their innovation, business excellence and entrepreneurialism. Nigel received the British Columbia Institute of Technology’s 2018 Distinguished Alumni of the year Award. Nigel has devoted his life to environmental and social responsibility and boldly advocates for “risking it all for what really matters” among the entrepreneurial tribes to which he belongs. Nigel speaks and consults with entrepreneurs and young people worldwide about bringing their talents to solving some of our planet’s most pressing challenges. An active philanthropist, Nigel donates all profits from his book sales (Take that Leap – Risking it all for what really matters”) and speaking engagements to organizations that support poverty alleviation, human rights, social services and the environment.
50 minutes | 2 years ago
How Jonathan Keyser Built His Commercial Real Estate Firm by Giving Unconditionally
In This Episode We Discuss: How a shift from pressure sales tactics to relationship building lead to a massive increase in sales and more importantly joy in Jonathan’s life. Practical ways you can start helping others. The top four books that have helped Jonathan build the largest commercial real estate firm in the state of Arizona. About Jonathan Keyser: Jonathan Keyser is the founder and thought leader behind Keyser, the largest commercial real estate tenant rep brokerage and consulting firm in Arizona. Through his disruptive focus on selfless service, Jonathan is re-shaping the commercial real estate industry, and his firm has quickly become one of the fastest-growing commercial real estate firms in the country, representing companies globally across multiple industries. Jonathan is thrilled to share his journey and mission of selfless service through his highly-anticipated book, You Don’t Have to Be Ruthless to Win (hitting bookshelves in mid-2019). Jonathan prioritizes family. He is a devoted father and lovingly raises his four wonderful children with the love of his life, Susanna. Jonathan is extremely committed to personal development and self-improvement, and he stays active with mountain/water sports, spin, and hiking.
41 minutes | 2 years ago
How to Discover Your Uniqueness by Flaunting Weakness with David Rendall
In This Episode We Discuss: Why you should look for and amplify your weaknesses if you want to succeed. How hiding your weaknesses is keeping you stuck and unhappy. The importance of affiliating with others to make your weaknesses irrelevant. About David Rendall: During the last fifteen years, David Rendall has spoken to audiences on every inhabited continent. His clients include the US Air Force, Australian Government, and Fortune 50 companies such as Microsoft, AT&T, UnitedHealth Group, Fannie Mae, and State Farm. Prior to becoming a speaker, he was a leadership professor and stand-up comedian. He also managed nonprofit enterprises that provided employment for people with disabilities. In between presentations, David competes in ultramarathons and Ironman triathlons. David has a doctor of management degree in organizational leadership, as well as a graduate degree in psychology. He is the author of four books: - The Four Factors of Effective Leadership- The Freak Factor - The Freak Factor for Kids - Pink Goldfish
51 minutes | 2 years ago
From $600k in Debt to 6-time INC 5000 Success with Todd Palmer
In This Episode We Discuss: Todd’s incredible rollercoaster ride from in debt and depressed to leading a 6-time INC 5000 company. How to hire for DNA versus just a resume. The characteristics of highly effective leaders. About Todd Palmer: Todd Palmer is a renowned thought leader/CEO, executive coach and author who is committed to Improving Lives. As a successful business owner and entrepreneur he works with both individuals and companies to support corporate growth, foster business start-ups, and guide leaders in the area of talent management, workforce planning and organizational development. As the CEO of a 6-time INC 5000 company, Todd knows the struggles businesses face around the areas of people, cash, strategy, and execution. Through his firm Extraordinary Advisors, Todd is able to guide leaders into programs of sustained profitability.
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