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A podcast to help aspiring entrepreneurs increase their chances of success

A podcast to help aspiring entrepreneurs increase their chances of success


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A podcast to help aspiring entrepreneurs increase their chances of success




Tod Barrett - OneBlade

Tod Barrett is the CEO of OneBlade, Inc. Tod has taken an initial concept of creating a tool that would allow men to enjoy a “barbershop” quality shave at home and brought it to reality. After 1 ½ years of research and development, Tod led OneBlade through five years in the marketplace achieving over 40% year-over-year growth. Tod joins Mitch to discuss his role as CEO of OneBlade and the company and product they have brought to market. You can also watch a video of their discussion on...


Richard Gearhart - Gearhart IP Law

Richard Gearhart is the owner and founder of Gearhart Law in Summit, NJ. He commands a breadth of experience that comes from nearly 30 years of practice in Intellectual Property Law. He has built a firm with an international presence that helps entrepreneurs from around the world with their patent, trademark and copyright needs, and shares his expertise on his radio show and podcast. You can also watch a video of their discussion on our YouTube Channel. For general more information...


Susana Fonticoba - Clear Path Strategy

Susana Fonticoba is a Business Growth Strategist with a mission to partner with hard working business owners for achieving success through a proven process. Her company, Clear Path Strategy LLC, helps entrepreneurs attract their perfect clients, identify their unique value and grow their profitability. Through her personal journey, she learned that survival and success depends on standing strong, jumping out of our comfort zone, and taking intentional action. Certified through the Pumpkin...


Rob Menaker - Maxum Cigars

Rob Menaker managed his family business for 12 years. He graduated Brooklyn College with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. Rob has developed direct and indirect channels of distribution his entire career. He prides himself on promptness, professionalism and integrity. Rob joins Mitch to discuss the cigar business and how he runs his virtual company during this pandemic crisis. You can watch a video of their discussion on our YouTube channel. Rob is the President of RSMG Business...


M Shannon Hernandez - Joyful Marketing

Shannon Hernandez is ALL ABOUT THAT JOY in life and biz—and specifically is known around the globe for her Joyful Marketing Methodology. She works with online coaches and consultants—teaching them how to market and sell from a place of joy first—and build a profitable business that includes abundant time off. Shannon joins Mitch on the podcast to talk about how she got into marketing and what she does as the "joyful ambassador" to her clientele. You can also watch their discussion on...


Jessica Walker - J.Walker Salons

As a progressive leader and female business owner for 24+ years in the beauty and wellness industry, Jessica Walker knows first-hand that when the outer looks good, the inner feels better. A committed and involved community activist, Jessica has been donating her personal time & efforts to a wide variety of local charitable organizations for more than 2 decades. She balances her life as a mother of 5 with an array of community volunteer commitments, while overseeing her 4 salon, spa and...


David Goodman - Edenark Group

David Goodman started his career in advertising and marketing, working for the largest and third largest ad agencies in the world, serving clients such as Pillsbury, Heinz, Keebler, Kimberly-Clark, Salada Tea, and Kraft. Then, serving as manager of new product development for fragrances and toiletries, for Beecham Cosmetics. It was during this period that he learned how to use advertising and marketing effectively. As Chairman/CEO of Edenark Group, he merges the above learning into a...


Sponsorship Spotlight! Gabe O'Neill - The Digital Business Card

Gabe O’Neill is the owner of Digital Accelerant LLC, a software consulting firm in the Atlanta Georgia area. Gabe has been building software systems for more than 30 years now. His clients have included the likes of Panasonic, Sony and the DEA. Most recently he has been creating custom digital business cards for his clients in order to boost their sales and digital profiles. To get in touch with him simply text the word GABE to the number 21000. Gabe O'Neill joins Mitch to tell his story...


Ben Labra - Gesture

Originally from Denver, Colorado, Ben Labra brings 20+ years of experience in management, operations, technology and leadership. An entrepreneur at heart, Ben started a successful IT business at the age of 16 while working the counter at a local KFC restaurant. Over two years, Ben raised enough start-up capital to purchase two franchises by the age of 18. Two years later, he sold both businesses for a strong return and enrolled in college to pursue a degree in information technology and...


Jenny Paul - Adulting with Jane

Jenny Paul, CEO of Intent Entertainment & Executive Producer/Creator/Actor (Jane) of "Adulting with Jane," is an award-winning actress, producer, content creator, and teacher. Based in New York City, she holds a Magna Cum Laude degree in Theater Arts from Brandeis University and a business certification from Harvard Business School. Jenny joins Mitch on the podcast to discuss the business of acting and content creation and how she has been building and promoting her viral, internet show....


Omar Gonzalez Photography

Omar Gonzalez is an event and portrait photographer in the north New Jersey area. He is a true accidental entrepreneur as Omar left his 17-year teaching career behind and turned his side hobby of photography into a successful and profitable business. Focusing on building authentic and positive client relationships, Omar was able to use word-of-mouth referrals as the driving force behind his growth. Omar is also of a believer of constructing a business around living a happy and fulfilling...


Nick Bradley - Serial Entrepreneur

Nick Bradley is an entrepreneur, author, speaker and investor. His background is in growing and scaling VC and Private Equity backed businesses. He is also the host of the Scale Up Your Business Podcast. Nick joins Mitch on the podcast to discuss his background in private equity and how he is helping entrepreneurs around the world today. You can also watch a video of their discussion on our YouTube Channel. Having successfully built, bought and sold a number of companies, and removed...


Eddie Thomason - Unlock Yourself & The Curse Breaker Podcast

Eddie Thomason was born in Baltimore, MD into a family that has struggled with poverty for generations. He is an author and the host of The Curse Breaker Podcast. Despite his humble beginnings, Eddie rose above his circumstances to become the first student to ever earn a D1 scholarship in the history of Chesapeake High School – BC. That led to him being the first male in his family to graduate from college when he earned his Bachelors in Business from Bryant University. Eddie is a...


Rocky Lalvani - Podcaster & Profit First Professional

Rocky Lalvani was shocked to learn most business owners don't look at their financial reports! Can you believe that? It has to do with our mindsets around money and also fear and shame. When he realized how much of a problem this was he knew this was his purpose to help business owners be profitable. Rocky serves as Chief Profitability officer for business owners. He teaches them how to ensure they get paid and they make profit a priority! We change the accounting formula of Sales -...


Kenneth Bryant - Voice Talent

Kenneth Bryant, Voice Talent has been all over the World and seen, learned, and lived a host of Life experiences – skydiving, wilderness expeditions, performed in dozens of stage shows, investigated the paranormal long before it was popular, done parkour, taught martial arts, gymnastics, and jazz dance, etc., etc…. He draws upon all of this experience and his boundless energy and passion to provide the quality Voice Over narration every multi-media project deserves. Everything from TV/Radio...


Steve Ferman - eTegrity

With over 38 years in technology, as a creator, owner, and operator, Steve Ferman is an insightful visionary in new emerging technologies and future trends. Steve was among the first online data backup distributors in 2004 and started a successful Channel Reseller program. Steve is a self-motivated innovative thinker with a flair for rallying the troops and have always met and exceeded His goals. Steve has been involved in helping businesses migrate from brick and mortar offices to the...


Patrick Maser - Entrepreneur & Network Marketer

Patrick Maser is a graduate of University of Pittsburgh. He has been in ACN for the past 19 years and earned the position of Senior Vice President. He is the Co-founder of Wealth Institute Inc. He has been a key speaker at the ACN Convention every 90 days for the past 14years. Speaking in front of crowds of 10 to 20 thousand people. Featured in several issues of Success From Home magazine and twice a judge on Celebrity Apprentice. Patrick joins Mitch to discuss his 20 years of experience...


Nikki Gangemi - Mindful Matters

Nikki Gangemi is a certified law of attraction coach, author, speaker and founder of Mindful Matters LLC. She helps professionals and entrepreneurs confidently achieve their goals, so they can get to their next level of success with more ease. Through mindset performance, personal development and leveraging Universal Laws, Nikki guides clients to overcome thoughts and transcend obstacles that prevent them from moving forward, so they gain a sense of resilience in continuing on a newer, more...


Jack Killion Returns - Our 100th Episode!

Jack Killion has more than 50 years experience as a corporate executive, business owner and entrepreneur. And he was our first guest back in February of 2019. He's back for our 100th episode! to share more of his knowledge and catch us up on what he is working on now. His new organization, Street-Smart Entrepreneurs, is dedicated to helping first time and experienced entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs successfully launch and profitably grow their businesses. They accomplish this by sharing...


Tyler Jensen - The 7 Day House Flip

Tyler Jensen is an avid Real Estate Investor, International House Flipper, Philanthropist, Coach, Husband, and Father to three amazing boys. He has been flipping houses for more than 10 years. He started flipping houses in college and has never looked back. Tyler joins Mitch on this episode to discuss his real estate business and how they managed to flip a house in just 7 days! You can also watch their discussion on video uploaded to our YouTube Channel. He loves real estate and gets...