Vinnie Fisher | How to Be a Total CEO

Vinnie Fisher Smart Business Revolution John Corcoran

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Vinnie Fisher is a lawyer turned serial entrepreneur who has generated over $300 million in revenue from the multiple online businesses he’s had over the past ten years.

Today, we’re talking about those businesses, the companies he currently owns, the mastermind exclusively for men that he says is his “mission” right now, and much more!

In this episode, we also talk about:

  • Why Vinnie Chose to Stop Practicing Law to Become an Entrepreneur
  • How Vinnie Finds a Balance Between Maintaining a Business While Not Being Involved in the Day-to-Day Operations
  • How Vinnie Used Affiliate Marketing to Help Generate $100 Million in Revenue During His First Five Years in Business
  • Why Vinnie Transitioned from Selling Website Hosting to Selling Health Supplements
  • The Reason Vinnie Added the Complicated Process of Creating Software to His Current Business Model
  • How Vinnie is Able to Speak His Mind While Keeping the Respect of His Total CEO Academy Members
  • Who Vinnie 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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Michael Zipursky | How to Master the Elite Consulting Mind

Michael Zipursky Smart Business Revolution John Corcoran

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Michael Zipursky has been building businesses for 18 years and he is one of the foremost experts on growing a thriving consulting business. He is also the author of The Elite Consulting Mind and itself the topics in that book that we’ll be diving into today.

I’ve know Michael for a number of years and I really respect and value his opinion. If you’re a coach or consultant, I promise you do not want to miss this episode!

In this episode, we also talk about:

  • Why Michael Chose to Focus His Book on Mindset
  • Michael’s Formula: Competence + Confidence = Success
  • Michael’s Advice for Charging Premium Fees for Your Services
  • Why Michael Feels Most Consultants Don’t Have a Sophisticated Enough Business Model
  • Michael’s Thoughts on People with Self-Limiting Beliefs
  • Why Consultants Need to Use the Word “No”
  • Michael’s Favorite Professional Development Books
  • A Breakdown of Michael’s Own Business Model
  • Who Michael 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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Steve Sims | The Art of Making Things Happen

Steve Sims Smart Business Revolution John Corcoran

rsz_smart_business_revolution_podcast_artwork_redSteve Sims is the CEO and Founder of Bluefish Luxury Concierge and the author of Bluefishing: The Art of Making Things Happen.

Steve is a previous guest of the show and, in today’s episode, we’re talking about how the lessons Steve’s learned in his own business can be applied to yours.

In this episode, we also talk about:

  • Why Steve Decided to Write a Book Even Though He Has an Incredibly Successful Business
  • How Steve Broke Down What He Does in His Business for His Book
  • How Steve Uses Relationships to Find the Person Who Can Give Him a Yes
  • The Secret to What You Need to Do After You Get Your Foot in the Door
  • If Everyone Has a Price, How Do You Find Out What It Is?
  • How to Level the Playing Field with Major Influencers
  • Why You Need to Be the Real Deal
  • The Importance of Asking Why Three Times
  • How to Always Ask Questions People Can’t Say No To
  • Steve’s Philosophy on What Role Personal Branding Plays in Your Business
  • Steve’s Tips for Cultivation a Prestigious Brand Image
  • Steve’s Strategies for Building Relationships
  • How Steve Used SkyMall Catalogs and Restaurant Receipts for Networking

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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Jon Schumacher | How to Sell High Ticket Offers

Jon Schumacher Smart Business Revolution John Corcoran

rsz_smart_business_revolution_podcast_artwork_redJon Schumacher is a webinar and high-ticket sales funnel expert and I’m thrilled to have him on the show today to break down what makes a successful webinar and exactly they can be used to sell high-ticket offers.

In this episode, we also talk about:

  • Why Should People Focus on Webinars When You Can Live Stream on Social Media?
  • How Jon Went from Having a Masters in Physical Therapy to Being a Webinar Expert
  • Why Jon is a Proponent of Having High-Ticket Offers in Your Webinar
  • How to Make Your High-Ticket Offer Compelling to Your Webinar Audience
  • Why You Should Change Your Services from One-on-One to One-to-Many
  • The Main Components of a Successful Webinar
  • How Long Should Your Webinar Be?
  • The Difference Between a Live Webinar and an Evergreen Webinar
  • What Should the Offer Portion of a Webinar Consist of?
  • Jon’s Tips for Getting People to Register for Your Webinar and for Getting Them to Actually Show Up
  • Who Jon 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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Travis Chappell | Lessons from Knocking on 5,000 Doors

Travis Chappell Smart Business Revolution John Corcoran

rsz_smart_business_revolution_podcast_artwork_redTravis Chappell is the host of the Build Your Network podcast and a sales specialist who specializes in door-to-door and home sales.

Today, we’re talking about what he learned from knocking on over 5,000 doors in 5 years and how you can apply those lessons to get your foot in the door with your best clients and get your message across in the most succinct way possible.

In this episode, we also talk about:

  • The Mental Fortitude It Takes to Do Door-to-Door Sales for Five Years
  • Does Travis Ever Get Discouraged by the No’s?
  • What Travis Loves About Door-to-Door Sales
  • How Travis’ Approach Changes Depending on the Product He’s Selling
  • The Biggest Mistake Travis Made When He First Started in Sales
  • A Step-by-Step Breakdown of Travis’ Typical Pitch
  • Is it Better to Try to Make the Sale Immediately or Play the Long Game?
  • A Few of Travis’ Craziest Sales Stories
  • When You Should Cut Your Losses During a Pitch
  • Where and How Travis Finds His Recruits
  • Who Travis 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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Mark Bayer | Lessons for Business from the World of Politics

Mark Bayer Smart Business Revolution John Corcoran

rsz_smart_business_revolution_podcast_artwork_redMark Bayer is the former Chief of Staff for a US Senator who turned political/business consultant. Today, we’re talking about what he learned while working in the halls of power in DC and how those lessons can help you with business strategy and communications.

In this episode, we also talk about:

  • What Mark Learned About Building Relationships While Working in DC
  • How Political Relationships are Nurtured
  • The Importance of Doing Your Research Before Connecting with Someone in Politics or Business
  • Strategies for Getting Your Message Across in Today’s Media Saturated Environment
  • Why You Should “Play Away from the Ball”
  • How to Persuade Other People to Deliver Your Message for You
  • Never Waste a Good Crisis
  • Understanding the Difference Between the Immediate and the Important
  • Who Mark 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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