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049: BRB

9/18/2018
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We're taking a little hiatus from the podcast. In the meantime listen to Grandma's Wealth Wisdom... grandmaswealthwisdom.com.

Duration:00:03:02

048: From Coffee to Grandma?

9/11/2018
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Listen Here and Now for the Coffee to Grandma Story How do you come up with and hone in on your 2nd business idea? Listen to our story for how we went from coffee to Grandma… it’s a winding road. Quotable of the Week “Your vocation in life comes from where your greatest joy meets the world’s greatest need.” -Frederick Buechner Highlights from the Episode Brandon: Why we got into coffee. Amanda: When we realized we were ready for something new. Brandon: How we discovered...

Duration:00:26:07

047: Teachable is Not Just an App (It’s a Way of Life)

9/4/2018
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Listen Here and Now to Stay Teachable You’ve heard it before, “Never stop learning.” Here are 3 strategies to stay teachable as an entrepreneur. Highlights from the Episode This episode is Brandon’s rant. The topic has been on Brandon’s heart a lot lately. There are a lot of “leaders” out there that aren’t very teachable. They love to teach but don’t like be taught. Even I sometimes have to check myself to make sure I’m staying open to learning. We tell lots of stories throughout...

Duration:00:23:29

046: The Top 5 Tools to Make a Positive Difference in the World (Without Adding More to Your To-Do List)

8/28/2018
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Listen Here and Now to Make a Positive Difference Who’s got extra time on their hands? Not many of us activists. Here are 5 ways to make a positive difference without adding to your to-do list. Highlights from the Episode Note: I’m making a big assumption here. I’m assuming you’re not a couch potato and are already active. I know the title says this won’t add more to your to-do list. I tried to make that true for most people but it might not be 100% true for you. Take what you can...

Duration:00:14:54

045: September 1 is better than January 1

8/21/2018
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Listen Here and Now for Preparing for Fall September 1 is a great time for making positive personal change. I share the 3 questions to ask to make the best change for you. Quotable of the Week “As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world – that is the myth of the atomic age – as in being able to remake ourselves.” ― Mahatma Gandhi Highlights from the Episode What if I told you the best time to make a change for the better was September 1 rather than the...

Duration:00:11:04

044: Leading with Transparency

8/14/2018
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Listen Here and Now for Leading with Transparency Join us as we share a real story of an example to follow. Plus, 5 results of leading with transparency. Quotable of the Week “We are all living during a time when people want and expect their leaders to be more human, less perfect and at times a bit vulnerable – regardless of hierarchy or rank.” – Glenn Llopis, in Forbes article, “5 Powerful Things Happen When A Leader Is Transparent” Highlights from the Episode This past week we...

Duration:00:18:06

043: 5 Best Ways to Get More Sales

8/7/2018
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Listen Here and Now for How to Get More Sales Join us as we share the top 5 ways to get more sales. As an activist entrepreneur, you need more sales to create the impact you want to see in the world. Let’s make it happen. Quotable of the Week “Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don’t recognize them” – Ann Landers Highlights from the Episode We just wrapped up our series about ending poverty… you might be thinking, “Why are we talking about sales now???...

Duration:00:23:13

041: The Overflow Principle

7/24/2018
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Listen Here and Now for the Overflow Principle Join us as we share the Overflow Principle and how it has driven and continues to drive our lives and businesses. Quotable of the Week “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” – Martin Luther King, Jr. Highlights from the Episode This is where you’ll be able to tell that I’m an optimist. Brandon is a pessimist though so I’ve learned how to share my optimistic perspective with pessimists. Tell me if the following makes sense...

Duration:00:12:35

040: Going Upstream

7/17/2018
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Listen Here and Now for Going Upstream Join us as we share thoughts about changing how we look at poverty in order to provide the appropriate solutions for the root causes of poverty. Quotable of the Week "Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity. It is the protection of a fundamental human right, the right to dignity and a decent life." — Nelson Mandela Highlights from the Episode We’re in the midst of a series about poverty. Today’s topic is a concept that we first learned...

Duration:00:21:48

039: Not All Poverty Is Created Equal

7/10/2018
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Listen Here and Now for Not All Poverty Is Created Equal Join us as we share thoughts about changing who we look at poverty in order to provide the appropriate solutions for different types of poverty. Quotable of the Week “You can’t comfort the afflicted without afflicting the comfortable.” — Diana, Princess of Wales Get ready for some possible affliction. Highlights from the Episode SOME FACTS ABOUT POVERTY 3 billion people1.3 billion1 billion The statistics start to make us...

Duration:00:19:45

038: Are You Tracking?

7/3/2018
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Listen Here and Now for Tracking Progress Toward Your Goals Join us as we share thoughts about making sure you track your progress toward your goals throughout the year. Quotable of the Week “Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable… Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals.” -Martin Luther King, Jr. Activist entrepreneurship is hard work. It requires sacrifice,...

Duration:00:12:37

037: 7 Reasons Not to Talk with Us

6/26/2018
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Listen Here and Now for Reasons Not to Talk with Us Join us as we share 7 reasons NOT to talk with us or schedule a free, no-obligation financial analysis. Quotable of the Week “The quickest way to double your money is to fold it in half and put it in your back pocket.” —Will Rogers Just a fun quote this week. Now you know how to double your money. Highlights from the Episode The story of how this podcast episode idea came to be from Dr. Z. You’re welcome to steal this idea for...

Duration:00:13:12

036: The Power of Responsibility

6/19/2018
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Listen Here and Now for The Power of Responsibility Join us as we share about the power of responsibility as entrepreneurs. Brandon shares the #1 piece of advice he received for entrepreneurship and beyond. Quotable of the Week “A hero is someone who understands the responsibility that comes with his freedom.” -Bob Dylan As entrepreneurs, we can have great freedom. For many of us, we became entrepreneurs for that freedom. Yet, we must not forget the responsibility that comes with...

Duration:00:24:10

035: Do you trust me?

6/12/2018
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Listen Here and Now for Building and Maintaining Trust Join us as we define the trust problem in business. Then we share 2 keywords for building and maintaining trust in you and your business. Quotable of the Week “This world of ours… must avoid becoming a community of dreadful fear and hate, and be, instead, a proud confederation of mutual trust and respect.” -Dwight D. Eisenhower We wonder what he would say today if he were president. Highlights from the Trust Episode MUSINGS...

Duration:00:19:24

034: Making the Most of Summer

6/5/2018
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Listen Here and Now for Making the Most of Summer Join us as we share the top 5 ways you can make the most of summer for your business. Quotable of the Week “When the sun is shining I can do anything; no mountain is too high, no trouble too difficult to overcome.” -Wilma Rudolph The good summer weather can make us feel like superheroes. We’re more optimistic and ready to take on the world. Highlights from the Summer Episode When everyone else is taking it easy this summer on...

Duration:00:18:22

033: 5 Truths Wall Street Doesn’t Want You to Know

5/29/2018
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Listen Here and Now for Access to Our New Wall Street Video Series Join us as we share how to access our new video series titled "5 Truths Wall Street Doesn't Want You To Know." Quotable of the Week “Fugazi, Fugazzi. It's a wazzy, it's a woozy. It's [whistles] fairy dust. It doesn't exist. It's Neverlanded. It is no matter. It's not on the elemental chart. It's not f*cking real. Stay with me. We don't create sh*t. We don't build anything. So if you've got a client who bought stock at 8...

Duration:00:16:32

032: The Most Important Self-Care Strategy for the Startup Entrepreneur

5/22/2018
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Listen Here and Now for the Most Important Self-Care Strategy Join us as we share THE most important self-care strategy for the start-up entrepreneur, which is also super important for more veteran entrepreneurs. We break down the strategy into 5 actionable steps too! Quotable of the Week “The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members.” -Coretta Scott King The compassionate actions of those around you are critical when you're...

Duration:00:22:39

031: Is your business running you?

5/15/2018
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Listen Here and Now for 5 Strategies to Transition to Running Your Business During the first couple years, your business runs you. You live like you've never lived before. Yet, you can't do it forever. Join us as we share 5 strategies for transitioning to a more sustainable business. Quotable of the Week “If your goal is anything but profitability – if it’s to be big, or to grow fast, or to become a technology leader – you’ll hit problems.” – Michael Porter If your business isn’t...

Duration:00:26:20

030: When Facing an Uncertain Future

5/1/2018
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Listen Here and Now for 5 Ways to Prepare for an Uncertain Future Facing an uncertain future? We are very much so! Most entrepreneurs are. Here’s what we do to prepare and make the most of not knowing what the next season will be like. Quotable of the Week “If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor.” -Eleanor Roosevelt The only thing that’s certain is uncertainty. We want some flavor in our lives but we also want strategies to deal with life’s ups and...

Duration:00:17:41

029: Methods for Money in Maturity

4/24/2018
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Listen Here and Now for How to Have Money in Maturity In this episode we share three ways to help yourself get motivated to save for your future self. Will you have enough money in maturity? Quotable of the Week “Retirement is not in my vocabulary. They aren't going to get rid of me that way.” -Betty White It’s no secret that we’re living longer and spending more years in “retirement.” As entrepreneurs, “retirement” can mean a lot of different things. Some entrepreneurs still plan to...

Duration:00:18:07