Jeff Goins | Real Artists Don’t Starve

Jeff Goins Smart Business Revolution John Corcoran

rsz_smart_business_revolution_podcast_artwork_redJeff Goins, is the best-selling author of five books and a previous guest on the show. Today, he’s here to talk about his latest book, Real Artists Don’t Starve, and it’s a conversation that I personally found eye-opening and incredibly interesting.

In this episode, we also talk about:

  • Why Jeff Decided to Write His Latest Book, Real Artists Don’t Starve
  • The Story of Michelangelo’s Secret Fortune
  • Are Artists Artists Actually Starving in Today’s Market?
  • Why Jeff Thinks Good Artists Should Steal
  • Why Every Artist Should Be an Apprentice
  • How Collaboration Can Make All the Difference
  • The Importance of Owning Your Work
  • The Man Jeff Thanks for His Creative Side

Sponsor: Rise25

This episode is sponsored today by Rise25, the training company founded by my business partner, Dr. Jeremy Weisz and myself with the mission of helping business owners from professional services get away from “trading hours for dollars” and shift from “one to one” client work to “one to many” programs and offers.

We are building a community of entrepreneurs who realize the world and economy is changing and who want to work smarter than trading time for money so they can scale up their business and spend time doing what they love.

Check out Rise25 to learn more about our retreats and training programs.

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Felena Hanson | How 3 Layoffs Led to a Chain of Spa-Inspired Co-Working Spaces for Women Business Owners

Felena Hanson Smart Business Revolution John Corcoran

rsz_smart_business_revolution_podcast_artwork_redFelena Hanson found herself having been laid off three different times by the age of 30 and decided to make a change. She went on to found Hera Hub, a spa-inspired female-focused co-working space that now has multiple locations in multiple countries and we’re going to talk about that journey today.

In this episode, we also talk about:

  • Why Felena Decided to Start Spa-Inspired Co-Working Spaces for Women
  • Why Felena Thinks Women Should “Lean Out”
  • Is Obtaining Work/Life Balance a Realistic Goal?
  • Felena’s Advice for Women Who Want to Become an Entrepreneur
  • The Importance of Not Waiting for the Perfect Moment to Start Your Business
  • Should You Start a Passion-Based Business?
  • Who Felena Thanks for Her Success

Sponsor: Rise25

This episode is sponsored today by Rise25, the training company founded by my business partner, Dr. Jeremy Weisz and myself with the mission of helping business owners from professional services get away from “trading hours for dollars” and shift from “one to one” client work to “one to many” programs and offers.

We are building a community of entrepreneurs who realize the world and economy is changing and who want to work smarter than trading time for money so they can scale up their business and spend time doing what they love.

Check out Rise25 to learn more about our retreats and training programs.

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Amanda Goldman-Petri | How to Market Like a Nerd

Amanda Goldman-Petri Smart Business Revolution John Corcoran

rsz_smart_business_revolution_podcast_artwork_redAmanda Goldman-Petri, founder of Market Like a Nerd, is on the show today to discuss her incredible story that involves experiencing some dark, depressing days to launching multiple six+ figure businesses.

In this episode, we also talk about:

  • How Amanda Shifted from a Victim Mentality to a Positive Mentality
  • When Amanda Learned Hustle Will Only Take You So Far
  • Understanding the Concept of Working Smarter
  • When is Your Business Ready for Paid Traffic?
  • How Amanda Started Working Online in Social Media Marketing
  • Amanda’s Experience with a $50,000 Mastermind Group
  • When Amanda Decided She Wanted to Coach Others
  • Why Amanda Has Declared a War on Hustle
  • What is a Cash Injection Campaign and How Can It Benefit Your Business?
  • Who Amanda Thanks for Her Success

Sponsor: Rise25

This episode is sponsored today by Rise25, the training company founded by my business partner, Dr. Jeremy Weisz and myself with the mission of helping business owners from professional services get away from “trading hours for dollars” and shift from “one to one” client work to “one to many” programs and offers.

We are building a community of entrepreneurs who realize the world and economy is changing and who want to work smarter than trading time for money so they can scale up their business and spend time doing what they love.

Check out Rise25 to learn more about our retreats and training programs.

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Roland Frasier | How to Go from Attorney for Tony Robbins to Deal Maker Extraordinaire

Roland Frasier Smart Business Revolution John Corcoran 2

rsz_smart_business_revolution_podcast_artwork_redRoland Frasier, like me, is a recovering attorney turned entrepreneur. However, even as an attorney, Roland was a little unconventional. Instead of charging his clients by the hour, he liked to charge flat-rate fees and create business deals and partnerships with them.

This led Roland into businesses in an incredibly wide variety of fields and today he’s one of the owners of DigitalMarketer; which is one of the largest and most respected online marketing companies.

In this episode, we also talk about:

  • How Roland Started Selling Real Estate at 18 Years Old
  • Why Roland Went to Law School if He Didn’t Intend to be a Lawyer
  • What Working with Tony Robbins Taught Roland About Networking
  • How Roland Got Involved with Direct Marketing
  • Roland’s Tips for Being Respected by Your Peers
  • Roland’s Unusual Business Model for His Direct Marketing Business
  • Roland’s Method of Connecting with People He’s Interested in Working with
  • Why Roland’s Never Had a Bad Business Partnership
  • Who Roland Thanks for His Success

Sponsor: Rise25

This episode is sponsored today by Rise25 Inner Circle… Rise25 is an exclusive, application-only accountability and group coaching program for professional services entrepreneurs running 6, 7 and 8 figure businesses who want to scale up, and shift from “one to one” client work to “one to many.”

Rise25 Inner Circle was founded by my business partner, Dr. Jeremy Weisz and myself… every few months, at 4-star luxury properties, we bring together like-minded entrepreneurs who come from client-serving backgrounds and they want to make the shift from chasing clients to having large groups of clients and buyers chasing them.

What makes these events different from any other events you’ve seen for entrepreneurs is we bring in our “Sherpas” – 8 and 9 figure entrepreneurs who are there the full time, in the retreat room providing feedback. Think of the Sharks from “Shark Tank” except they only give out advice rather than investment.

Then we back up those live in-person retreats with ongoing, regular accountability and group coaching – so you are guaranteed to turn inspiration into action.

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Gene Hammett | How to Get More Speaking Gigs

Gene Hammett Smart Business Revolution John Corcoran

rsz_smart_business_revolution_podcast_artwork_redGene Hammett is a coach, speaker, and podcast host. He’s also run a multi-million dollar company, filed bankruptcy, lost everything, and bounced back with a powerful story to tell. Today, talk about those experiences and the lessons he learned from them.

In this episode, we also talk about:

  • Why Gene Felt Compelled to Go into Sales
  • How the Tragic Events on 9/11 Changed Gene’s Career Path
  • Gene’s Strategy for Managing High-Stakes Projects like the Superbowl and the Olympics
  • Why Gene Believes Relationships are the Backbone of Everything He Does
  • The Lesson Gene Learned After Losing $3 Million in One Day
  • How a Coach Helped Gene Through His Business and Personal Struggles
  • What Gene Hopes People Take Away from His Story
  • Who Gene Thanks for His Success

Sponsor: Rise25

This episode is sponsored today by Rise25 Inner Circle… Rise25 is an exclusive, application-only accountability and group coaching program for professional services entrepreneurs running 6, 7 and 8 figure businesses who want to scale up, and shift from “one to one” client work to “one to many.”

Rise25 Inner Circle was founded by my business partner, Dr. Jeremy Weisz and myself… every few months, at 4-star luxury properties, we bring together like-minded entrepreneurs who come from client-serving backgrounds and they want to make the shift from chasing clients to having large groups of clients and buyers chasing them.

What makes these events different from any other events you’ve seen for entrepreneurs is we bring in our “Sherpas” – 8 and 9 figure entrepreneurs who are there the full time, in the retreat room providing feedback. Think of the Sharks from “Shark Tank” except they only give out advice rather than investment.

Then we back up those live in-person retreats with ongoing, regular accountability and group coaching – so you are guaranteed to turn inspiration into action.

Check out Rise25 to learn more

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Brennan Dunn | How to Become a Thriving Freelancer

Brennan Dunn Smart Business Revolution John Corcoran

rsz_smart_business_revolution_podcast_artwork_redBrennan Dunn‘s story starts out like a lot other entrepreneurs; working in corporate while freelancing on the side. However, Brennan was able to transition from being a freelancer to building multiple businesses and becoming an expert in the freelancing community.

In this episode, we also talk about:

  • How a Pregnancy Changed Brennan’s Career
  • The Mistakes Brennan Made While Growing Growing His Business
  • Why Brennan Changed His Business Model and Lowered His Rates
  • Brennan’s Shift to Using Live Events and Webinars for Leads
  • How Brennan Limited His Chances of Competition
  • Who Brennan Thanks for His Success

Sponsor: Rise25

This episode is sponsored today by Rise25 Inner Circle… Rise25 is an exclusive, application-only accountability and group coaching program for professional services entrepreneurs running 6, 7 and 8 figure businesses who want to scale up, and shift from “one to one” client work to “one to many.”

Rise25 Inner Circle was founded by my business partner, Dr. Jeremy Weisz and myself… every few months, at 4-star luxury properties, we bring together like-minded entrepreneurs who come from client-serving backgrounds and they want to make the shift from chasing clients to having large groups of clients and buyers chasing them.

What makes these events different from any other events you’ve seen for entrepreneurs is we bring in our “Sherpas” – 8 and 9 figure entrepreneurs who are there the full time, in the retreat room providing feedback. Think of the Sharks from “Shark Tank” except they only give out advice rather than investment.

Then we back up those live in-person retreats with ongoing, regular accountability and group coaching – so you are guaranteed to turn inspiration into action.

Check out Rise25 to learn more

Right Click here to download the MP3

Click here to subscribe via iTunes

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