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Starting a business with a solid plan is essential for success in today's competitive world. With so many options for everyone, how will you stand out above the crowd and rise above the noise? If you are thinking about starting, planning or launching a business, but either don't know where to start or need some help with the startup process, then you will enjoy this podcast. Listen in to the inspiring stories from others that took a bold step out of their comfort zone to pursue their dream of having their own business. We will go over the essential tips and tools you will need to pivot through what are defined as the Dream / Plan / Execute process, which will help you launch your personal brand business from the ground up. Are you in the middle of a later in life pivot and you need to save a lot of time with your new business launch? Well listen in and pick the episodes that will help you the most. Don't forget to check out the free resources that are available to help you through the Dream/Plan/Execute process so that you'll be more profitable, quicker. Resource page: www.tomclairmont.com/about/resources Need to really speed things up? You can download some free E-books as well as premium content in the budget-saving bundles on the Power Tools page. Power Tools E-book Bundles www.tomclairmont.com/power-tools/

Starting a business with a solid plan is essential for success in today's competitive world. With so many options for everyone, how will you stand out above the crowd and rise above the noise? If you are thinking about starting, planning or launching a business, but either don't know where to start or need some help with the startup process, then you will enjoy this podcast. Listen in to the inspiring stories from others that took a bold step out of their comfort zone to pursue their dream of having their own business. We will go over the essential tips and tools you will need to pivot through what are defined as the Dream / Plan / Execute process, which will help you launch your personal brand business from the ground up. Are you in the middle of a later in life pivot and you need to save a lot of time with your new business launch? Well listen in and pick the episodes that will help you the most. Don't forget to check out the free resources that are available to help you through the Dream/Plan/Execute process so that you'll be more profitable, quicker. Resource page: www.tomclairmont.com/about/resources Need to really speed things up? You can download some free E-books as well as premium content in the budget-saving bundles on the Power Tools page. Power Tools E-book Bundles www.tomclairmont.com/power-tools/

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Starting a business with a solid plan is essential for success in today's competitive world. With so many options for everyone, how will you stand out above the crowd and rise above the noise? If you are thinking about starting, planning or launching a business, but either don't know where to start or need some help with the startup process, then you will enjoy this podcast. Listen in to the inspiring stories from others that took a bold step out of their comfort zone to pursue their dream of having their own business. We will go over the essential tips and tools you will need to pivot through what are defined as the Dream / Plan / Execute process, which will help you launch your personal brand business from the ground up. Are you in the middle of a later in life pivot and you need to save a lot of time with your new business launch? Well listen in and pick the episodes that will help you the most. Don't forget to check out the free resources that are available to help you through the Dream/Plan/Execute process so that you'll be more profitable, quicker. Resource page: www.tomclairmont.com/about/resources Need to really speed things up? You can download some free E-books as well as premium content in the budget-saving bundles on the Power Tools page. Power Tools E-book Bundles www.tomclairmont.com/power-tools/

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English

Contact:

518-469-7029


Episodes

Ep 26: Starting a Business From Zero- 7 Major Building Blocks

3/7/2021
Below are the show notes for this episode on the 7 major building blocks for starting a personal brand business. Are you required to have all 7? No. But I strongly recommend all 7 and use these and more in my business. With these 7 building blocks, you'll have a very solid foundation to not only start but grow your business. After all, that's what it's all about, right? Growing the business and making significant income from it. These are my 7 major building blocks that I recommend:...

Duration:00:25:37

Ep 25: 4 Benefits of Starting a Business Later in Life

3/3/2021
Here are just 4 benefits to starting a business later in life, based on my own experience and conversations that I have had with other older entrepreneurs. *Finding a Sense of Purpose* What are you passionate about? What do you want to change about the world? What problem do you wish someone would fix? Maybe it’s time to be a part of the solution. *Meeting People Who Share Your Interests* Starting a business in your 50s is a great way to make friends with people who share your interests....

Duration:00:13:10

Ep: 24: Three Critical Steps to Gain Clarity for Your New Small Business

2/27/2021
Every day, more people are using the internet to start a side business, full time self employment or create a new revenue stream. There are always problems in the startup process. Issues that crop up that we didn’t expect, in addition to the problems that we did expect. But the solution isn’t more time or money, the solution is more clarity. Clarity is power. When you have clarity, you multiply your time because you know exactly what to work on next. When you have clarity, you conserve money...

Duration:00:16:20

Ep 23: Taking the Boredom Out of Branding- Interview with Sarah Justice from KindaWonderful

2/18/2021
What makes up your brand? What is “branding?” well Sarah talks about what branding is, the strategy behind your brand, and how it influences every part of your business. She's a Brand Specialist and the creative mind behind KindaWonderful. With a background in graphic design, Sarah is focused on helping businesses share their passion with the world by building brands that are impactful, profitable and engaging. She encourages people to create the strategy behind their brand before diving...

Duration:00:19:51

EP 22: The Master of Getting MORE Out of Life- Interview with Jen Groover

2/7/2021
Episode 22 of the small biz startup essentials podcast with an interview of Jen Groover, personal mindset coach and world class serial entrepreneur-you won't want to miss this one Jen talks about her new book 'The More Method' and starts off the conversation by explaining the 6 core aspects of mindfulness and how she uses an auditing checklist: * Is what you're doing hurting you or helping you? * Is what you're thinking hurting or helping you? * Our words can hurt us or help us and the...

Duration:00:25:36

EP 21: From Good to GREAT!- Interview with Website Marketer, John Welch from Skymouse Studios

1/23/2021
In this episode, John Welch from Skymouse Studios gives us a peek inside the realm of website marketing, design and function and how other marketing companies just don't come through with what they promise. Skymouse Studios is 100% all about small business development and is committed to helping you with your website every step of the way. John helps us to understand the new expectations of websites and their purpose in a social media rich world. He had great insight not only with websites,...

Duration:00:23:31

EP 20: Freedom from the J.O.B.-Interview with Nick Loper from Side Hustle Nation

1/9/2021
Episode 20 Nick Loper is an author, speaker, side hustle guru that started out with a blog in 2009 promoting ways for people to have a part time business and eventually built a nationally recognized and very successful full time business. Nick is very well known all around the world and if you want more information you can go to www.sidehustlenation.com. Listen in on this episode, to hear us discuss: • His early beginnings when he started blog in 2009 • The process he had for picking the...

Duration:00:24:05

EP 19: The 8 Unbreakable Rules to Small Business Success author and serial entrepreneur, Sean Castrina

12/31/2020
Sean Castrina is a serial entrepreneur, having started more than 20 companies over the last 20 years, and still seeks to launch a new venture annually. He is an investor, teacher and highly-sought-after speaker who communicates with humor and a bluntness that engages and captures his audience. He is the author of 8 Unbreakable Rules for Business Startup Success, The Greatest Entrepreneur in the World, and World’s Greatest Business Plan. Listen in to this episode to hear Sean's wisdom and...

Duration:00:26:01

EP 18: Mindset Miracles-Interview with Transformational Coach/Author/Speaker and Podcast Host, Matt Crump

12/23/2020
Matt Crump, is a author, business coach/consultant, certified empowerment life coach & a purveyor of hope (cancer survivor) ready to meet another superhero…You! In this episode, Tom and Matt discuss the topics of: * future trends * how Matt defines success and who his ideal client is * explaining his perspective for both personal and professional coaching * books he's written on overcoming life's challenges and personal development * Matt's advice for new entrepreneurs You can go to...

Duration:00:26:50

EP 17: Speak your way to the top!-Interview with Public Speaking Coach, Donna Riccardo

12/11/2020
Episode Notes Donna believes confidence is what is needed to stop playing small and step up into life. Working with entrepreneurs allows her to empower them to reach their full potential. She provides business owners with the skills and knowledge they can start implementing immediately. In this episode, Donna helps us understand how to have confidence in ourselves so that we can speak effectively in front of others, whether it's in a small room of people or on a larger platform. She also...

Duration:00:37:04

EP 16: Startup Strategy Success Plan- Interview with Content Marketing Strategist, Kris Hughes

11/30/2020
Episode 16 In this episode, Kris Hughes tells us how he started as a Content Marketing Strategist and how he learned SEO, website strategy and traffic acquisition and combining these elements to help build your business. After his success at 'Wide Open Media Group' for four years, he is now a successful business owner, helping others to look at their business and content marketing in a holistic way in order to drive results. Kris will help you through the planning and research process every...

Duration:00:31:21

EP 15: Video Validation-Interview with International Videographer Wesley Dean

11/13/2020
*Episode 15* Wesley Dean is the founder of Intermotion Media. He’s travelled around the world doing promotional work for non-profits and is currently based out of the Washington DC area. Listen in on this episode where Wesley reveals how he started his videography business and how he was able to take it to another level and even use his skills doing video consultancy through the COVID pandemic. We also discuss the various aspects of his business including having both EQ and IQ, and how to...

Duration:00:26:20

EP 14: Children's Author and Author Coach, builds Kindness App to make huge impact, an Interview with Wendy Gilhula

10/31/2020
Wendy Gilhula is an educator, writer, kindness app creator, and best-selling author of the Pika Bunny Learning Series. Holding a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from The University of Tennessee, Wendy has created an innovative learning series that teaches understanding and kindness. Wendy creates mobile PIKA (Practice Intentional Kindness Apps) for businesses that want to reward their employees for acts of kindness. Her books have been recommended by therapists, counselors, activists, and...

Duration:00:26:06

EP 13: Changing the world one Daddy at a time- an Interview with Serial Entrepreneur and creator of Daddy Saturday, Justin Batt

10/23/2020
Episode 13-Interview with Justin Batt-Fatherhood Disruptor | Healthcare Innovator | TEDx Speaker | OCR Athlete Justin Batt is one of the fortunate people who found the collision of their calling and passion in life. Justin is a healthcare innovator and works in the B2B sector with the largest biopharmaceutical and life science companies in the world. Justin Batt aims to disrupt fatherhood with intentionality, by creating intentional fathers who raise good kids who become great adults. He...

Duration:00:24:06

EP 12: Givers Gain with The Generosity Culture-an Interview with Business Development Consultant, April Shprintz

10/16/2020
April Shprintz has spent over two decades driving growth for companies through Generosity. She started her career in the Air Force and went on to specialize in sales, operations, and marketing, supporting Fortune 500 clients and generating over $1 billion in combined additional revenue for the companies she served. 3 ½ years ago, after her highest earning, 7- figure year in the corporate world, April left to start Driven Outcomes helping companies around the globe accelerate their...

Duration:00:19:12

EP 11: Does Following Your Dream Seem More Like a Nightmare?

10/11/2020
Episode 11 Notes: Does the task of starting a business seem either vague, or daunting, or expensive, or something that just takes too much time or money? Does any one…or ALL of these things stop you in your tracks so that you WANT to start a business, but you just can’t seem to get excited about it and actually DO something? I mean.. I get it. You have the idea, and you have the desire, and the entrepreneurial spirit, but when it just comes down to ‘There is just SO MUCH TO DO… and it’s JUST...

Duration:00:06:14

EP 10: Revolutionizing the publishing world- Interview with Juliet Clark from Super Brand Publishing

10/7/2020
What if you could determine who in your audience is your best client in 180 seconds? Juliet Clark is a dynamic and sought -after speaker and podcaster who has spent the last twenty years helping authors, coaches, speakers, and small businesses all over the world build expert platforms. Corporate companies, start ups, and author/ speaker incubators world- wide have benefited from Juliet’s unique and massively effective method of mastering lead generation and qualification for expert status....

Duration:00:24:33

EP 9: S.E.L.F. Made Fitness Trainer Interview of Markus Copeland

9/28/2020
Markus Copeland is from Lynchburg VA and currently has a fitness training business SELF Dreams, in Colonial Heights VA, helping people of all ages with their unique fitness goals. He’s been in the fitness industry for about 10 years and follows this philosophy: “I believe that everyone can accomplish any dreams they have by having self determination, self respect, self esteem, self assurance, being self motivated and having self sacrifice.” In this episode, he discusses how he started his...

Duration:00:13:22

EP 8: Small town author produces big time results-Interview of Christine J. Gilbert

9/23/2020
Christine J. Gilbert shares how one book led to another and how she was able to build upon each book to have 2 very different 3 book series for both adults and children. Christine has an inspiring story of how she grew up in a small town in Missouri, worked her way up to corporate executive and then later became a successful author and entrepreneur. Christine is the author of six books- 3 books for the adult series and 3 for the children’s series. Her 3 book adult series titles are: •...

Duration:00:19:18

EP 7: From Drinking to Driven and how Kari Schwear helps others kick the drinking habit

9/19/2020
Kari Schwear has spent most of her professional life helping people find the story they want to tell about the choices they make in their lives. For the past two decades, she has helped companies grow by finding new ways to serve clients. Kari believes the best way for a company to expand is to help its clients expand. She founded GrayTonic and Question the Drink (QTD) in 2018 for professionals like herself that are using alcohol as a coping mechanism for stress. Kari is a Discovery Coach,...

Duration:00:19:30