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41 minutes | Dec 28, 2020
Listen to This and Understand Why Leaders Need Emotional Intelligence
In this episode, the tables are turned. I was recently asked to be a guest on the Men, Emotions, and Music radio show. I'm excited to share this with anyone who doesn't live in my local area and may have missed it. We talk about the importance of Emotional Intelligence, Building Strengths, and Gratitude. I'd love for you to take a moment to share this episode with a friend. I also want to connect with you on social. Tag me in a post with your #1 takeaway from today's episode—@MrJacobEspi on both Twitter and Instagram.
24 minutes | Oct 27, 2020
Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking and Land Your First Paid Speaking Gig
Huge thanks to George Carroll for stopping by New Leader Workshop to talk through overcoming fears in public speaking AND landing your first paid speaking gig. Public Speaking ranks higher on the list of fears than death. People are terrified of it! Luckily George stopped by and shared a few tips and tricks you can use to overcome this fear and shine when you get the opportunity. For more about George Carroll, visit https://www.GCspeaker.com/ Jacob Espinoza is a leadership coach based in Salem, Oregon. He believes that everyone has the potential to be a better boss, and that good bosses want to be better. With industry certifications and over a decade of leadership experience, Jacob helps bosses create teams that are inspired by identifying goals and obstacles and creating a plan of action. For more information about speaking engagements and coaching services, visit jacobespinoza.com.
29 minutes | Oct 19, 2020
How A Men's Basketball Program is Helping Redefine Masculinity
Huge thanks to Kip Ioane, head coach of the Willamette Men's Basketball program, for taking time to chat with New Leader Workshop. Kip is putting massive action into reshaping how college athletes view the concept of masculinity. After a series of harmful incidents on campus at Willamette University in Salem, Oregon, Kip felt lucky that his players weren't involved. But he didn't want to stop there. He decided that he wanted to do more to ensure that his players understood what it meant to be stand up citizens in the community. On today's episode Kip talks about his Leader's of Men program and why it is an important tool for university sport's programs to be aware of. Be sure to follow Kip on Linked in at https://www.linkedin.com/in/kip-ioane-a04aba134/ Follow Kip on Twitter at https://twitter.com/KipIoane Jacob Espinoza is a leadership coach based in Salem, Oregon. He believes that everyone has the potential to be a better boss, and that good bosses want to be better. With industry certifications and over a decade of leadership experience, Jacob helps bosses create teams that are inspired by identifying goals and obstacles and creating a plan of action. For more information about speaking engagements and coaching services, visit jacobespinoza.com.
37 minutes | May 11, 2020
Balancing Long Term Goals And Short Term Wins With Broker Hive's CEO Lyndon Hansen
I had a blast talking to my great friend, incredible real estate agent, and CEO of the tech company Broker Hive a couple of months ago. Lyndon Hansen and I share a passion for the side hustle. We dig into his philosophies on work/life balance, growing a successful real estate business, and how tech such as Broker Hive can help both new and established agents hit their goals quickly. Follow me on Instagram @MrJacobEspi, and let me know what your biggest takeaway from this episode is. Thank you!
35 minutes | May 5, 2020
Building Up Your Community with Alex Casebeer and Conrad Venti
A rising tide raises all ships. This is the truth and a big reason it is so important for all business owners to learn how to contribute and build up the community around them. This conversation was inspired by a challenged from Dick Withnell at a YMCA event in Salem, Oregon. At the event he challenged the audience to think about who would be the next generation of community leaders. Two people that immediately came to mind for me were Conrad Venti and Alex Casebeer. We were able to chat on a Zoom call last week. Enjoy hearing about
59 minutes | Apr 14, 2020
2020 Business Myths with Kyle Sexton and Tom Hoffert
Last week I had the opportunity to talk with Kyle Sexton and Tom Hoffert about myths circulating throughout our business community. Those familiar with the podcast have heard Tom on previous episodes. He's CEO of Salem Chamber of Commerce and previously worked as Sales Manager for Don Pancho Authentic Mexican Foods. Kyle is a thought leader in the business community and regularly speaks around the country as well as internationally. Three myths we discuss: 1. Now is not the time to be pursuing new clients 2. For a business to succeed, they need to reinvent the way they do business completely 3. To survive, we need to offer drastic discounts I'd love to hear your biggest takeaway from the episode. You can reach me on Instagram @MrJacobEspi. Send me a DM. I reply to them all.
32 minutes | Mar 9, 2020
Leadership and Project Management Hacks From A Music Industry Vet
Building strong relationships, being known as a person who gets things done and staying connected are required for success in every industry. Today we spoke with Erik Able, who has been in the music industry for close to 20 years and has developed the reputation of being someone who makes sure jobs are getting done and able to find win/win situations for his clients. Enjoy and let me know what you'd like to hear on future episodes by sending a message to me on IG, @MrJacobEspi.
58 minutes | Mar 4, 2020
Getting Started, Staying Consistent and Scaling Your Business
A lot of great value here. Whether you are getting started or looking to scale your business, Roland Cochrun and Alex Whitaker are both business owners who have spent the last ten years growing their businesses. Listen to this episode for perspective and expectations on how to grow a business. Please leave me a DM on Instagram with your biggest takeaway from today's episode, @MrJacobEspi.
20 minutes | Mar 3, 2020
Confessions of an Introvert
I’m excited to partner with my brilliant and talented friend, Loree Sanchez, every week to provide you content that will help you be a better teammate, peer, and overall influencer. Today we discuss differences between Extroverts and Introverts, including how we can best partner together. The Jung-Myers theory describes two kinds of mental processes: aking in or gathering information and making decisions and coming to conclusions about that information. Everyone has a preferred way of using these mental processes. People who prefer INTROVERSION focus in-depth on a few interests, learn best by reflection, mental “practice,” and take the initiative selectively—when the situation or issue is critical to them. People with a preference for INTROVERSION reflect more, be quieter, keep enthusiasm inside, reflect before responding to questions, wait for space, be more contained, and harder to read. I’m hoping you could send me a DM on Instagram with your biggest takeaway from today’s episode. What actions will you take to help you better connect with your Extroverted/Introverted friends?
6 minutes | Feb 27, 2020
How I Used Twitter to Meet Macklemore and Help Fund a Health Care Facility
There has never been a better time to shoot your shot. You have nothing to lose. I don't mean that you should be obnoxious and spam people. What I do mean is look for opportunities to get connected with influential people and make big things happen for your community, business, and career. In this episode, I share two stories about how I made a couple of really exciting things happen in Salem based on my willingness to throw a hail mary on Twitter. Enjoy!
18 minutes | Feb 26, 2020
Find a Niche and Serve the Community
Starting a side hustle takes a lot of sacrifices. Especially when you are working on starting a service that is unfamiliar to your area. August Peterson started Undefeated by Parkinson's. Undefeated By Parkinson's is a Rock Steady Boxing Affiliate with the mission to help FIGHT Parkinson's Disease in a fun group setting as a rehabilitation option for people struggling with the disease. What is an existing community you feel is underserved that you can help with your unique skill set? Let me know by sending me a DM on Instagram, @MrJacobEspi. Learn more about: https://www.facebook.com/undefeatedbyparkinsons
14 minutes | Feb 25, 2020
Teamwork Tuesday: Confessions of an Extrovert
Welcome to our first episode of Teamwork Tuesdays! I'm excited to partner with my brilliant and talented friend, Loree Sanchez, every week to provide you content that will help you be a better teammate, peer, and overall influencer. Today we discuss differences between Extroverts and Introverts, including how we can best partner together. The Jung-Myers theory describes two kinds of mental processes: aking in or gathering information and making decisions and coming to conclusions about that information. Everyone has a preferred way of using these mental processes. People who prefer EXTRAVERSION are energized by interacting with others, are friendly and expressive, prefer to communicate by talking, and work out ideas by talking them through People with a preference for EXTRAVERSION may talk more, show energy and enthusiasm, respond to questions immediately, interrupt, and provide nonverbal information—gestures, etc. I'm hoping you could send me a DM on Instagram with your biggest takeaway from today's episode. What actions will you take to help you better connect with your Extroverted/Introverted friends?
24 minutes | Feb 24, 2020
Millennials Have Started a Sober Uprising
Millennials are drinking less, and sales of non-alcoholic beer are up 3.9% on average over the last five years. Sober bars and sober parties are moving from big cities to smaller suburbs, which is leading restaurants to become innovative in crafting Mocktails. Today we talked with Shannon Standish, owners of the Yard and Bullet Proof Meals, about her decision to live a sober lifestyle in 2020 and options her staff is creating for others who are also choosing to live the sober life. I also share a bit about my decision to live two years sober after becoming a dad. Here are two of her favorite sober recipes: Orange ginger mule 1 oz lime 1/2 oz agave 1 dash orange bitters 3 shakes cinnamon Shake pour over ice in mule Top with ginger beer Blackberry cucumber smash 1 oz blackberry simple syrup 1 oz fresh squeezed lime juice 4 slices cucumber Muddle all Shake with ice Strain over bucket glass with ice Top with tonic
33 minutes | Feb 17, 2020
Getting Contracts With Major Brands is Possible, and We Will Tell You Why
Whether you are growing your business or working on a sales team, landing contracts with billion-dollar companies might seem out of reach. This perspective isn't true. Tom Hoffert was part of the sales team at Don Poncho, who helped the company grow from 25 million to 125 million in sales yearly by landing major contracts with companies like Subway and Chipotle. In this episode, he breaks down tactics you can use to grow your brand and stand out from the crowd. (Spoiler: it starts with believing it is possible.) Be sure to tag us, @MrJacobEspi and @salem_chamber, with your biggest takeaway from today's episode.
7 minutes | Feb 13, 2020
My 1 Year Goal and THREE Easy Steps to Help You Define Goals and Take Action
The difference in hitting your goals and not is the way we spend our time. People who are intentional with their time are intentional with their outcomes. It's so easy to be lost in the weeds and act every day without taking a moment to think about whether or not the actions we are taking are getting us where we want. In this podcast I break down three steps that can help you define your goals and start taking action. Envision yourself a year from now. When you look back at the year, what do you want to have accomplished? What is the smallest step forward you can take towards this goal? Set a date for action. When are you going to start taking action towards this goal? I also take a moment to share a couple of my own big goals for this year. Send me a DM on Instagram, @MrJacobEspi, with your goals for the year and action you are taking. I want to hear about them!
30 minutes | Feb 10, 2020
How to Create A Mastermind Group That Works (As Told by CEO of Fixel and BetterCo.)
Getting together, consistently, with like-minded people is a great way to stay focused--especially when these people are equally motivated and invested in your success. In this week's episode of New Leader Workshop, Vin Thomas--CEO of Fixel and BetterCo.--takes a moment to talk through his Mastermind group, and what he's learned about getting the most out of the experience. Enjoy! If you are enjoying these episodes, subscribe, share and send me a DM on Instagram with you takeaways. You can find me @MrJacobEspi. NewLeaderWorkshop.com
24 minutes | Feb 3, 2020
Behind the Scenes With The Mayor: Get Involved In The Community
Your community needs you. In today's episode, we talk with Mayor Chuck Bennet about why it is important to get involved in the city and straightforward steps you can take to get started. We also discuss a few initiatives spearheaded by the city council, which are helping keep our citizen's housed and with housing options available. Are you getting involved in the community? We'd love to hear about it. Tag me on Instagram with your ideas, @MrJacobEspi. And if you enjoy the podcast, you can help us out a ton by subscribing, leaving us a review and sharing this episode with your friends!
23 minutes | Jan 27, 2020
How to Open A Restaurant: The Noble Wave Story
Opening your first restaurant is challenging. There are the challenges you anticipate, and then there are the challenges that will blindside you and make you wonder why you quit your job to start a business. Riley Vannoy moved to Salem with a group of friends to open their first restaurant and brewery. Noble Wave has quickly become a fan favorite within our community, but opening the doors took a lot of unexpected sacrifices. In our episode, Riley gives us perspective as to what type of sacrifice is necessary to open a successful restaurant. If you are digging the podcast, we'd love your help spreading the word. Leaving us a review, subscribing, and sharing with your friends is appreciated! Visit us> NewLeaderWorkshop.com
30 minutes | Jan 20, 2020
What to Do When Starting a Team With ASMR Star Matty Tingles
As a creative, forming teams and delegating tasks can be a challenging transition. ASMR star Matty Tingles decided at the beginning of the year that he was going to double the amount of content he puts out this year. This challenge came with the realization that he would need to begin forming a team and assigning work. In today's episode, we talked about a few strategies I’ve found success with, including how Myers-Briggs can be useful, effective delegation, and what to focus on in the first 30 days with your new team. If you like what you hear be sure to like, subscribe and share this episode with your friends. For more on Matty, visit him at YouTube.com/MattyTingles
23 minutes | Jan 14, 2020
How to Fund Your First Book and Support Your Passion
Natalie Pate is probably best known in the Salem community as a journalist at the Statesman Journal. She is also passionate about ensuring stereotypes against Pit Bulls become a thing of the past. She is so passionate that she wrote a book titled "Bandito the Puppito Dreams of a Home." Doing this means funding the book's publishing--not an easy task! Natalie shares the benefits of group funding, social media, leveraging your already existing networks, and go old fashion cold calling. To learn more and follow the journey, visit https://banditothepuppito.com/, or follow them on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/banditothepuppito/. And be sure to subscribe and share this episode with your friends to help our community better understand Natalie's mission. Salem is Awesome!
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