Mike Muhney | How to Birth An Industry

Mike Muhney Smart Business Revolution John Corcoran

rsz_smart_business_revolution_podcast_artwork_redMike Muhney is who I consider to be the Godfather of CRM software and is the Co-Founder of ACT!; a contact management software that was the first of it’s kind and gave birth to the CRM software industry.

In the special episode, you’ll hear an excerpt from a talk Mike led during the closing dinner at a Rise25 retreat about how following his gut when it came to selling ACT! led to them receiving tens of millions more than they were originally offered.

In this episode, we also talk about:

  • The Birth of the CRM Software Industry
  • The Original Buyout Offer from Mr. Wonderful Himself
  • Why Mike Multiple Offers for Several Million Dollars
  • The Deal That Almost Wasn’t
  • If Mike Could Do It Again, Would He Sell His Company?

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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David Gonzalez | How to Get the Keys of a Rolls Royce

David Gonzalez Smart Business Revolution John Corcoran

rsz_smart_business_revolution_podcast_artwork_redDavid Gonzalez is the Founder and CEO of Simply the Coolest; a affiliate management agency. He’s also a man who simply turned his relationships into a thriving business.

In the special episode, you’ll hear an excerpt from a talk David led during the closing dinner at a Rise25 retreat about how to form relationships with industry leaders when there is an imbalance of power between you and them.

In this episode, we also talk about:

  • The Importance of Networking with the Right People from the Beginning
  • Why You Need to Understand the True Value of Someone’s List Before Pitching Them
  • The Three Criteria Your Product Must Meet Before Asking Someone to Promote It

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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Noah Kagan | How to Grow & Scale Sumo.com

Noah Kagan Smart Business Revolution John Corcoran

rsz_smart_business_revolution_podcast_artwork_redNoah Kagan, the Founder of AppSumo and Sumo.com, is no stranger to the Smart Business Revolution podcast; in fact you can check out his previous appearance here.

In this special episode, I’m giving you a rare peek at a talk Noah gave during the closing dinner of a Rise25 retreat where Noah lets us know a few lessons he’s learned while building multiple multi-million dollar companies.

In this episode, we also talk about:

  • Our Problem of Stopping Things Once They’re Working
  • How Noah Made $10,000 From One Email That Took Five Minutes to Write
  • The Importance of Choosing the Bold Option
  • Why You Should Hire Your Customers or Someone Already in Your Network
  • How to Use Your Existing Network to Expand Your Network
  • Using Discomfort as a Compass
  • How the Coffee Challenge Helps You Overcome Your Fear of Rejection
  • The Importance of “Doing the Math” When Choosing Your Time and Monetary Investments
  • What Noah Learned From Studying the Forbes 400 List

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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Josh Turner | How to Leverage LinkedIn to Grow Your Leads

Josh Turner Smart Business Revolution John Corcoran

rsz_smart_business_revolution_podcast_artwork_redJosh Turner is the Founder and CEO of LinkedSelling and the Developer of Connect 365; an email automation software that helps you re-target lost leads, touch base with future leads, and even follow-up on failed payments.

In this episode, we also talk about:

  • Josh’s Journey of Becoming a LinkedIn Guru
  • How Josh Used a LinkedIn Group to Help Build Authority in the Beginning
  • Don’t Be A “Leg Humper”
  • Is LinkedIn’s Paid Membership, Sales Navigator, Worth It?
  • Josh’s Experience Developing the Connect 365 Software
  • The Main Mistake People Make When Developing Software
  • How Josh Uses Connect 365 to Re-target Lost LinkedIn Leads
  • Josh’s Mentors Throughout the Evolution of His Professional Life
  • Who Josh Thanks for His 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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Daniel Jordi | How to Get Paid to Throw Executive Roundtables (Including at Tesla!)

Daniel Jordi Smart Business Revolution John Corcoran

rsz_smart_business_revolution_podcast_artwork_redDaniel Jordi is Founder and Managing Director of LeadersBridge; and has enabled more than 20 million Swiss francs by connecting people who belong together via private, invite-only gatherings and executive roundtables.

In this week’s episode, we’re talking about how he turned his hobby into a business and how you can follow his same model.

In this episode, we also talk about:

  • How Daniel Started Creating Private Gatherings of Influential People
  • Daniel’s Tactics for Getting Influential People to Attend His Gatherings
  • How Daniel Kept His Costs Down in the Beginning
  • When Daniel Transitioned into Monetizing His Hobby of Making Connections
  • A Breakdown of Daniel’s Typical Executive Roundtable
  • Daniel’s Method for Monetizing Executive Roundtables Without Charging Attendees
  • How Daniel Manages to Hold His Executive Roundtables at Tesla Headquarters
  • Daniel’s New Peer-to-Peer Network
  • Who Does Daniel Thank for His 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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Daniel DiPiazza | How to Live an Epic Life

Daniel DiPiazza Smart Business Revolution John Corcoran

rsz_smart_business_revolution_podcast_artwork_redDaniel DiPiazza is an author, CEO and Founder of Rich20Something, and he grew three separate businesses into the six figures. His writings have been featured in Time, Yahoo Business, Fortune, Entrepreneur, and more.

I’ve known Daniel for a while now and I am always amazed at the new perspectives he brings to the entrepreneurial table.

In this episode, we also talk about:

  • What Working in Food Service Taught Daniel About Entrepreneurship
  • What Made Daniel So Determined to Be Successful?
  • How Daniel Used Automation Systems to Gain More Time to Grow His Audience
  • How Daniel Used Instagram to Rapidly Grow His Audience
  • The Importance of Getting Your Various Platform Follows into an Email List
  • What Daniel Would Do First If He Had to Build an Audience from Scratch
  • Why Daniel Cut His Email List in Half and Changed How He Markets His Products
  • Who Daniel Thanks for His 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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