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Episode 126 – It’s Never Too Late to Launch a Business, with Teri Dreher

Teri is a former career ICU nurse turned pioneer in the emerging field of professional patient advocacy. She is the founder of Chicago’s first and largest advocacy firm founded in 2011, NShore Patient Advocates and is a public speaker and best-selling author of Patient Advocacy Matters. She has served on the board of NAHAC and helped develop national standards, practices and ethics for the profession. Teri has received multiple awards from civic and business organizations for her dedication...


Episode 125 – Living Full Out Everyday, with Nancy Solari

Nancy who holds a BA in broadcasting and psychology, altered her career path throughout the years as her eyesight worsened. She worked for Oregon News, Good Day Oregon, Good Morning America, and Entertainment Tonight. Nancy was later a singer, a top-producing realtor in Southern California, and is currently a successful business owner. Show Notes “Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny.” C.S. Lewis Nancy didn’t grow up in the proverbial ‘bed of rose’ as many are...


Episode 124 – The Growth Mindset and the Entrepreneur, with David Ciccarelli

David is the Co-Founder and CEO of, the online marketplace that connects business people with professional voice over talent. The unique blending of his audio engineering background with self-taught business savvy and website development afforded David the creative freedom to pursue his passion for innovation during the first dot com boom, the result of which catapulted him onto the scene as a pioneer in his field in the early 2000s. Show Notes "Great works are performed, not by...


Episode 123 – How to Build a Successful Influencer Marketing Program, with Shane Barker

Shane is a digital marketing consultant who specializes in influencer marketing, product launches, sales funnels, targeted traffic, and website conversions. He has consulted with Fortune 500 companies, influencers with digital products, and a number of A-List celebrities. Show Notes The great myth of our times is that technology is communication. - Libby Larsen What is Influencer Marketing? Influencer Marketing, what is that really and how do you build a successful program? Well, that’s what...


Episode 121 – Creating the Perfect Content Plan for Your Business, with Hailey Dale

Hailey is a certified content strategist and founder of Your Content Empire, where she partners with small business owners who are over the shoulds and ready to build their content empires – their way. Through her programs, DIY content kits and award-winning, tell-all weekly blog, she’s helped thousands of entrepreneurs create smarter content on a consistent basis that delights them and their customers while growing their bottom lines. Show Notes “Traditional marketing talks at people....


Episode 122 – Leveraging Online Learning for Entrepreneurial Success, with Janet Stewart

With more than 30 years of experience in designing and delivering the highest quality classroom-based training for adult learners, Janet has made the transition to the on-line classroom and created Alliance Learning. This leading edge platform provides clients with the opportunity to provide custom-built, learner centered e-learning opportunities for their employees and members. WeLoveLearning courses are built using the best available tools and are designed to Janet's high standards of...


Episode 120 – The Ins & Outs of Running an eCommerce Business, with Nathan Hirsch

Nathan is a 29 year old long time entrepreneur and expert in remote hiring and eCommerce. He started his first eCommerce business out of his college dorm room and has sold over $30 million online. He is now the co-founder and CEO of, a marketplace that connects businesses with pre-vetted virtual assistants, freelancers and agencies in eCommerce, digital marketing, and much more. He regularly appears on leading podcasts, such as Entrepreneur on Fire, and speaks at live events...


Episode 119 – Outsourcing Talent: Main Things to Consider, with John Jonas

John has helped thousands of entrepreneurs succeed in their business by doing outsourcing differently. He created and runs, the largest website for finding Filipino virtual workers, with over 500,000 Filipino resumes and over 100,000 employers from around the world using it. He works about 17 hours per week, choosing to spend his time with his family rather than working. Show Notes “If you deprive yourself of outsourcing and your competitors do not, you're putting yourself out...


Episode 118 – How to Get a Life at Sea, with Amanda Hathorn

Amanda is the CEO of and is the author of the How the Heck to Get a Job on a Cruise Ship Guide. Amanda sailed the world onboard cruise ships for over a decade, working within a variety of roles with multiple cruise lines. She then moved into Cruise Ship Recruitment and Cruise Employment Education Provision Services. Amanda now helps adventurers successfully navigate cruise line application and interview processes so they too can travel the world. Show Notes “Don't sit and...


Episode 117 – How to Become a Millionaire With Your Side Hustle, with Tony Whatley

Tony became known as “The Side Hustle Millionaire” after his book with the same title became a #1 best-seller on Amazon. But, this book title isn’t just fiction; it is based on his actual story. As an active entrepreneur himself, he still owns a few businesses. But, his real passion is teaching entrepreneurs how to start, scale, and sell their business, within his consulting brand 365 Driven. Show Notes "Opportunities don't happen. You create them." - -- Chris Grosser There is so much to say...


Episode 116 – How to Accelerate Your Entrepreneurial Success with Mentorship, with Paul Carrick Brunson

Paul is a Mentor, Entrepreneur, & Television Host whose goal is to help you live your best life. He's the world’s most influential matchmaker, founded and exited three businesses, host two television shows, spent nearly a decade working directly for a billionaire, and shares his experiences by mentoring through Knowledge Share. Show Notes Paul defines mentorship as "personal development in which a more experienced or more knowledgeable person guides a less experienced or less knowledgeable...


Episode 115 – Relax! Take a Deep Breath – Tips for De-Stressing as an Entrepreneur, with Dr. Tim Laskis

Tim Laskis. Ph.D. Clinical Psychology -Life coach since 2003 -Mental Performance Coach with high profile professional athletes since 2014 -Author: Finding Your Costa Rica: Five Powerful Steps to Personal, Professional and Financial Success. -Founder, Coach Wherever: Life Coach School -University Instructor for over 10 years -Podcast Host: 2 shows: The Tim Laskis Show and Coach Wherever: Life Coach School Podcast. Show Notes As an entrepreneur, stress is inevitable, in fact, as a living,...


Episode 114 – Entrepreneurial Lessons From The Army, with Sushil Bhasin

Sushil is a Speaker, Trainer and Author, Brig Sushil Bhasin. Sushil has training and speaking experience of 34 years in the Indian Army and 14 years in the Corporate. His forte is Leadership and Teamwork. In 14 years he has conducted over 550 corporate training workshops. Sushil is an author of 2 books: “Design Your Life.” and “Million $ Second,” published by CNBC TV 18. Show Notes Life has a way of doling out lessons and we would do ourselves some good if we listened. When we think about...


Episode 113 – Get Noticed–Marketing: Do’s and Don’ts for the Entrepreneur, with Jared Shapiro

Jared is a brand strategist, marketing maven, and publicist with over 15 years of experience in the entertainment and media world. As the former editor in chief of the Miami headquartered Ocean Drive Magazine Jared utilized his 13 years of experience in NYC as the editorial director of In Touch Weekly and Life & Style Weekly to further broaden Ocean Drive’s international appeal and global reach. Jared is also a New York Times Best Selling Author, and principal of marketing + branding +...


Episode 112 – How to Maximize Your “Press Pass” at Conferences & Events as an Entrepreneur, with Susan Young

Susan Young is an award-winning publicity strategist. Her online coaching programs teach entrepreneurs how to untangle their words and supercharge their content, credibility and community. Susan also manages Communication Nation on Facebook. Her favorite accomplishment: Being named one of the ’Top 75 Badass Women on Twitter.’(@sueyoungmedia). Show Notes Ever wondered how to get that coveted access to those high profile conference speakers? Susan Young has interviewed many - from homeless...


Episode 111 – Google Ads and What You Need to Know as an Entrepreneur, with Amy Hebdon

Amy Hebdon is the founder of Paid Search Magic, an agency that provides done-for-you paid search services and helps digital marketers and entrepreneurs become successful with Google Ads via coaching, consulting, audits, reporting and courses. She’s managed several hundred million dollars in spend, working with Fortune 50s and SMBs to grow their businesses using paid media. Show Notes Oh the conundrum of getting Google Ads right! When should we use it? What kind of budget do we need? Who is...


Episode 110 – Leading With Creativity to Achieve Entrepreneurial Success, with James Taylor

James Taylor started his career managing high profile rock stars and is now an in-demand keynote speaker and internationally recognized leader in business creativity and innovation. For over 20 years, he has been advising CEO’s, entrepreneurs, educators, governments, leaders, writers and rockstars on how to build innovative organizations, unlock creative potential, and increase productivity. Show Notes Entrepreneurship and creativity go hand in hand. Not only does it take number-crunching...


Episode 109 – Incorporating Social Media into Your Traditional Sales Process, with Jack Kosakowski

Jack Kosakowski consults, trains, implements, and executes with some of the top b2b sales teams globally on how to integrate social media into the traditional sales process. He speaks at some of the largest sales, marketing, and leadership conferences globally and has been called the most passionate social selling evangelist in the field. Show Notes As an entrepreneur there is no go going around the fact that you must be involved in the sales process. You need to earn the right to other...


Episode 108 – Implementing Big-Business Leadership in a Small Business, with Holly Green

Holly Green, an experienced business leader and behavioral scientist, she has a rare combination of extensive academic training and in-the-trenches experience working in and leading organizations. She has also worked with elite performers including the United States Navy Seals, Top Gun Fighter Pilots, Olympic athletes, senior NFL referees, the FBI Leadership Academy, and two United States Presidents. She has worked in senior leadership roles with global giants including The Coca Cola...


Episode 107 – Becoming a Master of Time: The Power of Delegating, with Greg Winteregg

Greg Winteregg, an internationally recognized lecturer, sales-trainer and management consultant who has spent the last 25 years specializing in working with small business owners across the US and Canada. Greg joins me to discuss the power of delegating and time management. Show Notes Can we really master time? My guest Greg Winteregg believes so. The number one factor in being effective with time is to DECIDE in minutes and then START. It is important to get moving on the decision that was...