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ETOP Podcast with Richard Walsh

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Escape the Owner Prison (ETOP) is the Contractors new way to scale, regain control and fast track growth while loving life. As a 30 year veteran business owner and best selling author, Richard Walsh brings incredible guests and insights from the world of business. Discussing the struggles and successes of entrepreneurship in the trades and service arena, ETOP Podcast offers real world solutions to make your business the best it can be while giving you a life worth living!

Escape the Owner Prison (ETOP) is the Contractors new way to scale, regain control and fast track growth while loving life. As a 30 year veteran business owner and best selling author, Richard Walsh brings incredible guests and insights from the world of business. Discussing the struggles and successes of entrepreneurship in the trades and service arena, ETOP Podcast offers real world solutions to make your business the best it can be while giving you a life worth living!

Location:

United States

Description:

Escape the Owner Prison (ETOP) is the Contractors new way to scale, regain control and fast track growth while loving life. As a 30 year veteran business owner and best selling author, Richard Walsh brings incredible guests and insights from the world of business. Discussing the struggles and successes of entrepreneurship in the trades and service arena, ETOP Podcast offers real world solutions to make your business the best it can be while giving you a life worth living!

Language:

English


Episodes

w/Dawn Sizer 3rd Element Consulting

4/21/2021
My guest Dawn Sizer of 3rd Element Consulting is the go to IT/tech expert with 25 years in the industry. Every business has IT and tech requirements at some level. In this interview Dawn breaks down the top mistakes that most businesses make when establishing their IT and tech systems. Dawn is able to also share this in a simple and understandable way so even us with minimal knowledge and experience of the industry, get it. Dawn’s career in Tech started in 1995 and culminated in 2005 with...

Duration:00:59:19

w/EA Csolkovits Founder Givers University

4/15/2021
A magnificent conversation on the power of giving and how it can 3x your profit in your business. My guest EA Csolkovits founder of the Givers University explains in detail how specifically works. You'll find both him and his viewpoints fascinating. Do Your 7-Question Quiz & Get Your FREE Assessment, & Your FREE usable downloads from GIVERSuniversity.com Quiz Title: “What Is Your GIVERS & Takers Awareness IQ?” Go to this url to do your quiz: www.giversuniversity.info You can do the quiz...

Duration:01:01:40

w/Josh Patrick Entrepreneur, Author, Thinking Partner

4/15/2021
My guest Josh Patrick, is a no nonsense entrepreneur, business coach and wealth management planner all in one. With over 40 years in business he brings a ton of experience and know how to the table. We hit on some great points in our conversation. Everything from core values to building your business to sell and how to do it. About Josh: My main focus in life is helping private business owners create extraordinary value with their businesses and lives. I help create great outcomes using...

Duration:01:05:55

w/Steve Dale Author The Profitable Contractor

4/14/2021
Steve Dale is a contractor, entrepreneur, and author who has run a residential remodeling business for thirteen years. He graduated from Lewis-Clark State College with a business degree and is a certified Pumpkin Plan Strategy coach. Steve combines a strong business foundation with an insider's understanding of what is takes to run a successful remodeling company. He transformed his own business using these skills, which fueled his passion for helping other contractors learn how to run a...

Duration:00:56:00

W/Jeff McCausland Diamond 6 Leadership

4/14/2021
An absolutely stellar conversation with my guest Jeff McCausland of Diamond 6 Leadership on the topic of leadership. His ability to connect historic battles and those that played pivotal roles in them to todays business world and it's leadership is simply astounding. Truly a riveting conversation I know you'll enjoy as much as I did. Dr. Jeffrey D. McCausland Diamond6 Leadership & Strategy, LLC Since 2000, both domestic and internationally, Dr. McCausland has conducted numerous executive...

Duration:01:08:06

w/Terry Rich Entrepreneur/Author/Speaker

4/6/2021
My guest Terry Rich is a man of many accomplishments one of which is being a true innovator in business. We discuss the power of innovation in business and how he, regardless of the industry, used innovation to create unique & profitable businesses. Terry is an energetic speaker and we had a tremendous conversation. Terry Rich is a successful CEO and President of 25 years who loves to engage and entertain audiences across the globe. Oh, and he led the team that busted the largest lottery...

Duration:00:55:57

w/Jan Cavelle Entrepreneur/Author Scale For Success

4/6/2021
My Guest, all the way from Southern England is Jan Cavelle an entrepreneur with decades of experience in growing and scaling businesses. From her first venture that started from her kitchen table to multi million dollar enterprises, Jan shares the struggles along with the right and wrong ways of making it a truly successful business. She has a new book out called Scaling For Success that we also talk about in this episode. Jan is an entrepreneur from the UK who has a few decades of running...

Duration:00:49:42

w/Alex Minor Video Marketing Strategist

3/27/2021
My guest Alex Minor is both a filmmaker and video marketing strategist with a unique approach to his craft. In this episode we discuss the multiple uses for video marketing in your business and how he is able to tell your business story in a way that connects with the consumer in powerful ways so often overlooked by the merely, technically talented. You'll gain some true gold insight into how to maximize your video content and creation with a true professional like Alex. BIO: Alex Minor is...

Duration:01:01:19

w/Travis Rosbach founder Hydro Flask

3/26/2021
This a fantastic conversation with my guest Travis Rosbach, founder of Hydro Flask, now a billion dollar company and his many accomplishments outside of HF. You'll hear a true action taking entrepreneur and how breaking the normal "rules" for accomplishment enabled him to do what for most would take multiple lifetimes. I loved this conversation and you will too! Capt. Rosbach has spent the last thirty years studying his entrepreneurial skills. Throughout the previous ten years, Mr. Rosbach...

Duration:01:11:49

W/ Jason Benham -the Benham Brothers

3/26/2021
In this Epic 100th episode my guest Jason Benham, The Benham brothers, shares Leadership advice in the pursuit of building your business with financial and time freedom as your ultimate goal. Jason drops pure gold tactics and advice on how they achieved it and how biblical principles are the foundation to all of their success. Managing 12 businesses and being both speakers and authors (six books) can be a challenge to maintain the true work-life balance so many seek. You'll love this...

Duration:01:05:25

w/Carlotta Thompson National Tax Strategist

3/17/2021
My Guest Carlotta Thompson of Carlotta Thompson and Associates discusses tax strategy and the massive benefits to small businesses when a comprehensive tax strategy is in place. She also mentioned an interesting point that the company you're working with should mirror your growth goals as a business. If you are striving to be a 100 million dollar company so should those you partner with to provide service for you. Carlotta Thompson is not your average accountant. For seven years, Carlotta...

Duration:01:01:15

w/Terry Hale commercial real estate trainer/wealth builder

3/12/2021
This was a high energy and tremendous interview with my guest Terry Hale. You will pick up some amazing insights in commercial real estate and it's opportunities along with this select niche Terry has created. In ETOP Academy we are always speaking on developing passive income to replace your business income and Terry drops some pure gold on achieving just that. BIO Terry Hale is an author of educational curriculums, numerous trade and business magazine articles, and has presented live...

Duration:00:49:32

W/Inventor Rob Kessler-Million Dollar Collar

3/12/2021
What a great interview with my guest Rob Kessler, inventor of the million dollar collar. We go through all the steps it took him from concept to distribution and so much more, including life balance and freedom. You'll truly enjoy this interview! Rob Kessler is the inventor and co-founder of Million Dollar Collar, a relatively simple solution to an often overlooked problem which became glaringly obvious after viewing his wedding photos. He experienced extreme frustration from tugging at his...

Duration:00:56:21

w/Manny Wolfe

3/10/2021
My Guest Manny Wolfe shares some real and raw truth about marketing your business and dispels the myths and regurgitated nonsense that gets businesses nowhere in their marketing efforts. You'll enjoy this casual yet insightful conversation with plenty of do's and don'ts to take away for your own marketing efforts. Manny is a testament to what can be achieved with the power of self-belief. Once a homeless drug addict, who went on to serve time behind bars, Manny managed to transform his life...

Duration:00:53:42

w/Stacey Ruth Founder- Unstoppable Leader

2/26/2021
My guest Stacey Ruth from Inside Out Marketing shares the need for basic foundations even prior to creating a marketing strategy. I think you'll be amazed what is truly required to develop a long term high delivering marketing strategy. Stacey has the creds to back up what she is teaching too as you can see in her bio below. I will say that I'm in complete agreement on this too. You'll gain a ton of great insight into how to not only develop your marketing, but your business as well. Stacey...

Duration:00:55:00

w/Molly Ann Luna Online Business Strategist

2/25/2021
My Guest Molly Ann Luna dives in deep with me regarding building an online business and how experts are taking their knowledge and expertise and turning it into profit in the digital space. If you've considered building an online course or full blown business online this episode is for you! Molly Ann Luna is a US Army veteran and former financial advisor who kicked corporate to the curb to pursue a more prosperous life. She successfully took her first business fo $0-six figures in just...

Duration:00:59:42

w/Author Matthew Turner Beyond the Pale

2/24/2021
Author Matthew Turner shares his latest trilogy work called Beyond the Pale a fable about escaping the hustle and finding yourself. We discover a new definition of hustle and how it affects our lives on a daily basis. A big takeaway was "Commit to less, focus on more." Success is defined differently to most people depending on the season of their life and the experience they have. Matthew explains this brilliantly in this thoughtful interview that I believe you will truly enjoy...

Duration:00:57:57

w/Terry Begue Author Attract & Keep Customers For Life

2/23/2021
My guest Terry Begue - 43 year painting contractor and author of Attract and Keep Customers for Life, Shares his insights into how he grew his painting business from being an 18 year old know nothing kid into a powerhouse and sustainable business. His approach to the customer experience, team building and niche approach has enabled him to continue to grow his business year after year, and for the last nine years has done it without ad spend. He shares true gems on how he does it. You'll...

Duration:01:03:33

W/Intuition Expert Sunil Godse

2/18/2021
This was a fascinating interview with Intuition Expert Sunil Godse. Sounds odd on the surface but after listening to Sunil you'll see the power of the intuition tool we all have. This isn't just mindset and fairy dust. It is based and backed with science and is certainly a tool you can use daily to run your business better. I encourage you to listen to this and follow Sunil at the links below. After making a series of bad decisions, with one leading to a friend being shot and killed, Sunil...

Duration:00:59:31

w/Kevin O'Connor Serial Entrepreneur

2/12/2021
Kevin O'Connor is my guest in this episode. Over the last 20 years Kevin has built and ran 13 businesses. He now is also working with businesses helping them have their business be an extension of their vision and values. We covered topics from business start up to living life to its fullest and avoiding mediocrity. Kevin brought deep insight to these topics and you'll enjoy hearing them. Kevin is an intuitive, connected, powerful and masculine life coach. He has a way of seeing the whole...

Duration:01:07:18