Sam Lundin| From Investment Banking to Full Time Entrepreneurship, Ecommerce Trends, and Diversifying During Economic Downturns

In this episode, Sam Lundin talks to John Corcoran, host of the Smart Business Revolution Podcast, about his transition from investment banking to tech and entrepreneurship, his reasons for diversifying into different types of businesses, and he also shares his experience with being infected with COVID-19.

Russ Rosenzweig| Inventing the $150 Million Expert Witness Search and Referral Industry and Paving the Way for the Gig Economy

Russ Rosenzweig is the Founder and CEO of Round Table Group, a company he founded as a senior at Northwestern University. Round Table Group is an expert witness search and referral company that helps connect lawyers with expert witnesses in all fields. Russ grew and sold the business to a publicly-traded company but bought it back a couple of years later.

Abe Crystal | How to Leverage Digital Courses in the post-COVID World

Abe Crystal is an expert in online coursework. He is the co-founder of Ruzuku, a software company that makes it ridiculously easy for passionate experts to create, host, sell, and teach online programs. Ruzuku was built from the ground up with a focus on streamlining the course creation process.

Taylor Trusty | Lessons Learned from Building and Selling an Agency in a Small Market

Dr. Jeremy Weisz is back on the Smart Business Revolution Podcast to talk to John Corcoran about the best strategies for getting more referrals for a business. They’ll be discussing the benefits of making and giving introductions, how to use a podcast to get more referrals, and the benefits of having a referral program.

Brent Freeman | The 5 Lessons Companies Need to Follow to Survive in a Post-COVID World

Brent Freeman is a serial entrepreneur who has been running his own digital startups for almost 15 years. He is the Founder and President of Stealth Venture Labs, a digital marketing team for hire that helps subscription brands to find product-market fit, push through growth plateaus, and integrate social good into their business models. They have a team of proven digital marketing veterans who has worked with brands such as JustFab, Fab Athletics, ThriveMarket, ShoeDazzle, Evite, and Uber and they have generated over $2 billion in online sales throughout their careers

Bill Raymond | Live Episode: What Is Agile? And How Can My Business Use It?

Bill Raymond is the Founder of Cambermast, a boutique consulting firm focused on helping organizations run their most complex technical programs. Bill is an expert in Agile, a philosophy that has been taking the world by storm for the past 15 to 20 years. Agile is not just limited to the use of technology companies because it has now become the newest and most efficient way of getting work done no matter what industry you’re in.

Chris Dreyer | How to Get Clients and Web Traffic Without Having to Travel in the Age of Coronavirus

Chris Dreyer is the Founder and President of, an agency that specializes in personal injury lawyer SEO. Their company helps elite personal injury law firms dominate first page rankings on Google’s organic search results paving the way for these firms to land personal injury and auto accident cases. has made the Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies for the past two years.

Fran Biderman-Gross | How to Find Your Business Purpose, Surviving and Thriving in Times of Economic Uncertainty

Fran Biderman-Gross is the CEO and Founder of Advantages, an award-winning New York-based end-to-end communications agency. She is also the co-author of the book, How to Lead a Values-Based Professional Services Firm: 3 Keys to Unlock Purpose and Profit, which she wrote with Don Scales.

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