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Welcome to The Power of Authority Spotlight with your Host Michelle Prince, Founder & CEO of Performance Publishing Group - making a difference one story at a time. We will be shining the light on successful founders, entrepreneurs, business owners, and leaders that are getting results and making a difference. We’ll talk about how they built their businesses, are creating movements, and leveraging the power of authority in their own lives.


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Welcome to The Power of Authority Spotlight with your Host Michelle Prince, Founder & CEO of Performance Publishing Group - making a difference one story at a time. We will be shining the light on successful founders, entrepreneurs, business owners, and leaders that are getting results and making a difference. We’ll talk about how they built their businesses, are creating movements, and leveraging the power of authority in their own lives.




The Power of Podcasting for Entrepreneurs With Spencer Carpenter

Spencer Carpenter is the Founder of Outlier Audio, a full-service podcast booking agency representing talented entrepreneurs, business professionals, thought leaders, and investors. Since 2020, Spencer has booked nearly 1,000 interviews that have garnered millions of listens for over 150 talented entrepreneurs, business professionals, and investors. His clients range from solopreneurs to published authors, investment funds with over $1B under management, Inc. 500 companies, and top 10 keynote speakers, all using podcasts to grow their businesses. Before entering podcasting, Spencer spent a decade in the music industry, handling talent management, event organization, record labels, and more. In this episode… In today's digital age, podcasting has emerged as one of the most effective tools for talented entrepreneurs, business professionals, thought leaders, and investors to grow their businesses. With podcasting, you can reach a targeted audience, showcase your expertise, and establish yourself as a thought leader in your industry. Successful entrepreneur Spencer Carpenter says that one of the biggest benefits of podcasting is the ability to connect with your audience on a deeper level. Unlike other forms of content, podcasting allows you to speak directly to your audience, both conversationally and engagingly. Another significant advantage of podcasting is the opportunity to reach a wider audience. With millions of people tuning in to podcasts every day, podcasting provides a platform for you to share your message with a vast and growing audience. He shares his journey growing a podcast booking agency to help entrepreneurs podcast or become guests on other podcasts. In this episode of The Power of Authority Spotlight, Michelle Prince welcomes Spencer Carpenter, Founder of Outlier Audio, to discuss how entrepreneurs can grow through podcasting. Spencer shares his journey into podcasting, how to leverage podcasts as a business owner, the benefits of podcasting for entrepreneurs, and the power of being a podcast guest.


Unleashing Your Authentic and Unique Self With David Ask

David Ask is the Owner of Chorum Global LLC, a company offering start-to-finish development services, including consulting, prototyping, design/engineering, manufacturing, patent assistance, and much more. He is a standout in the world of entrepreneurship and product development. David is the driving force behind, a product showcased in over 3,000 retail giants like The Home Depot and Lowe's. Alongside this success, he spearheads two mastermind groups under the prestigious "ISI Mastermind" banner. He is passionate about personal growth, overcoming obstacles, and dialing in on the uniqueness of purpose. In this episode… Living a fulfilling life can be a challenging goal for many individuals. Often, people find themselves caught in a vicious cycle of trying to meet societal expectations, striving for success, and keeping up with the fast-paced world. However, it is vital to understand that true satisfaction comes from knowing our authentic selves and living a life that aligns with our values and purpose. To determine our purpose, we may seek the guidance of a trusted coach or mentor. David Ask, a personal growth expert, believes that a coach or mentor can help us explore our inner selves, identify our strengths and weaknesses, and create a plan to achieve our goals. With support and guidance, we can develop the grit and resilience required to overcome challenges and thrive in all aspects of life. Moreover, once we find our purpose, we can pay it forward by helping others discover their mission, creating a ripple effect of positive change. As a result, we become successful individuals and leaders who inspire others to achieve exponential growth. In this episode of The Power of Authority Spotlight, Michelle Prince welcomes David Ask, Owner of Chorum Global LLC, to discuss how people can thrive personally and professionally. David shares his entrepreneurial journey of starting StatGuardPlus, grit and resilience in entrepreneurship, finding one's purpose and identity through self-reflection and questioning, and personal growth, authenticity, and authority.


Empowering Moms in Business and Life With Dana Malstaff

Dana Malstaff is the Founder of Boss Mom and creator of Nurture to Convert. As a mother, author, speaker, podcaster, and movement maker, she believes that too many brilliant moms struggle to grow their businesses while balancing the demands of being a good mom, partner, and woman. Dana teaches Nurture Marketing to thousands of Boss Moms so they can authentically get visible and grow their businesses despite their inconsistent schedules. Before launching Boss Mom, Dana was a Senior Account Manager and Health Improvement Director at Quantum Health, holding a journalism degree from Indiana University Bloomington. In this episode… As a mom and a business owner, you know how challenging it can be to balance your responsibilities. The pressure to succeed in both areas can be overwhelming, leaving you feeling guilty and stretched thin. But what if you could have it all? Mompreneur Dana Malstaff understands the unique challenges of juggling motherhood and business ownership. She knows how important it is to have a flexible schedule that allows you to be there for your family while building a successful business. In her journey to success, she discovered that there is a simple and better way to grow a business while still being a good mom and partner. She now shares her insights on managing time effectively, prioritizing tasks, and staying focused on goals to help women navigate these dual roles successfully. In this episode of The Power of Authority Spotlight, Michelle Prince welcomes Dana Malstaff, Founder of Boss Mom, to discuss how women can become boss moms. Dana shares the genesis story of Boss Mom, balancing family, entrepreneurship, and personal purpose as a mom, and how she helps women thrive personally and professionally.


Strategies for Effective Email Marketing and Lead Generation With Jennie Wright

Jennie Wright is an expert in email list growth and lead generation, with over a decade of experience helping business owners achieve their marketing goals. She is the creator of The List Injection Method, an inbound attraction and permission marketing system that assists clients and audiences in generating leads. Jennie understands the essential steps to create events that attract ready buyers and build trust and engagement with audiences, with a track record of building over 375+ lists. Her mission is to empower business owners with intelligent and authentic marketing, lead generation, and business growth strategies that drive bottom-line results. She is also a sought-after speaker and consultant who inspires audiences with her expertise, passion, and practical advice. In this episode… Lead generation involves identifying and engaging potential customers interested in your products or services. From targeted advertising to content marketing and beyond, there are different tactics you can use to generate leads and build a pipeline of potential customers that you can convert into loyal brand advocates. But which is the best and easiest way to do it? Email marketing expert Jennie Wright says list-building is critical to any successful business strategy. By collecting the contact information of potential customers, you are building a targeted audience that you can engage with and market to directly. Whether through social media, website opt-ins, or other lead-generation tactics, forming a quality email list is an effective way to stay top-of-mind with your audience and drive sales. In this episode of The Power of Authority Spotlight, Michelle Prince welcomes Jennie Wright, creator of The List Injection Method, to discuss innovative list-building and marketing strategies. Jennie shares her professional background in email marketing, mistakes people make with lead generation, landing page optimization and list-building techniques, lead generation, and advice for list building.


[Author Spotlight Series] - Finding Purpose Through Adversity and Grace With Kathryn Pistoresi

Kathryn Pistoresi is a Lifestyle Coach, Fitness Therapist, and Certified Health Coach. She offers workshops designed to improve communication skills, health, fitness, and functionality through life. Kathryn is the author of 20 Minutes to Live: Discovering Miracles, Perseverance, and the Power of Prayer. Born in Texas, she is a married mother of three, stepmother of two, and grandmother of 12! Kathryn learned firsthand about chronic pain and dysfunction in 2005 after a car accident. She believes that being disabled with a hip injury for three and a half years has helped her ability to understand her client’s needs on a much more personal and unique level. She uses the most innovative techniques and creates fun, energizing routines. Kathryn believes a strong, confident, and productive body is your most valuable asset. In this episode… Life can be unpredictable and sometimes takes a turn for the worse, regardless of how perfect it may seem. But why? Sometimes, God allows these things to happen in your life — not to punish you or because He hates you, but because He wants you to learn something and become a better person. A successful businesswoman, Kathryn Pistoresi, who had a wonderful marriage, found herself in a precarious situation after a life-altering accident. However, she did not let this experience break her spirit. Instead, she drew strength from her faith and found a renewed purpose to help others through it. She shares how God's love and grace helped her overcome these challenges. Her experience was a wake-up call that taught her the importance of gratitude, resilience, and compassion. Through her book and coaching, she inspires and uplifts others, showing them that even in the darkest moments, there is hope and a way forward. In this episode of The Power of Authority Spotlight, Michelle Prince welcomes Kathryn Pistoresi, a Lifestyle Coach, Fitness Therapist, and Certified Health Coach. Kathryn shares her personal and professional journey, her turning point after a near-death experience, and how the 20 Minutes to Live: Discovering Miracles, Perseverance, and the Power of Prayer book came to be.


Leveraging Time, Talent, and Tactics as CEOs With Donna Dube

Donna Dube is a certified Director of Operations, business growth strategist, and host of the CEO Amplify podcast. She works with established online service-based business owners ready to make a significant impact and maximize their profit. Donna is passionate about helping business owners work smarter, not harder, escape the hustle and grind culture, and go from stressed out to competent CEO. With several years of experience in project planning and strategic growth with six and seven-figure businesses, she has seen the momentum that can occur when CEOs leverage their time, talent, and tactics. In this episode… Are you tired of the never-ending hustle and grind of running your business? Do you aspire to achieve consistent growth without sacrificing your sanity? You're not alone. Experienced operations director Donna Dube says many entrepreneurs struggle to find work-life balance. But the good news is that it's possible to work smarter, not strenuously, and become a competent CEO. Knowing how to leverage your time, talent, and tactics is the key to making your business sustainable. By focusing on what you do best and delegating the rest, you can free up your time to work on high-level tasks that drive your business forward. And, with the right team and systems in place, you can achieve this without sacrificing your sanity. In this episode of The Power of Authority Spotlight, Michelle Prince welcomes Donna Dube, Director of Operations, business growth strategist, and host of the CEO Amplify podcast, to discuss how business leaders can thrive. Donna talks about the importance of intentional time management for business leaders, time management tactics for business leaders, how she helps CEOs leverage time, talent, and tactics for business growth, and the ops-in-your-pocket strategy.


[Author Spotlight Series] - Raising Strong Daughters as a Strong Mom With Sherri Hilton

Sherri Hilton is the National Account Executive at Cepheid, a firm dedicated to improving healthcare by pioneering molecular diagnostics that combine speed, accuracy, and flexibility. She acknowledges that strong moms create stronger daughters. She believes that sharing the wisdom and strength of women will result in stronger generations to come. Sherri is a sales dynamo, influential networker, podcaster, author, coach, and single mom of two amazing girls. With their podcast Wisdom of Women and her book Strong Mom Stronger Daughters, she brings meaningful conversations and knowledge to light that will benefit all women, young and old. Sherri firmly believes in the power of women who challenge the status quo, conquering mountains wearing flip-flops or those fabulous high heels! In this episode… Being a single mom and raising daughters is no easy task, but it can be one of the most rewarding experiences of your life. It takes resilience, strength, and unwavering determination to provide for your family while raising strong and confident daughters. With the right mindset, resources, and support, it is possible to raise amazing kids. Sherri Hilton, a single mom of two wonderful daughters, emphasizes that modeling strength and resilience is crucial to raising strong daughters. Whether in your professional or personal life, displaying confidence and perseverance will inspire your daughters to do the same. Additionally, joining communities of other women, listening to podcasts, and reading books can provide you with the expertise and support you need to navigate the challenges of single motherhood. She shares how other moms can be strong through her podcast and books. In this episode of The Power of Authority Spotlight, Michelle Prince welcomes Sherri Hilton, National Account Executive at Cepheid, to discuss how being strong as a mom translates to stronger daughters. Sherri shares her passion for mom-daughter relationships, how the Strong Mom Stronger Daughters book came about, how to empower single moms through community, and how to raise strong daughters.


Unveiling the Secrets of Real Estate Success With Mark Lukes

Mark Lukes is the Founder and CEO of Real Estate Mergers & Acquisitions Co. (REMA), a boutique consulting firm specializing in mergers and acquisitions within the real estate industry. REMA offers various services, including exit strategies for selling real estate brokers, mortgages, and title company owners, allowing them to start a new chapter of their lives. With a proven track record of success, Mark has founded and sold six companies, including his first venture as a 19-year-old college student, which grew to seven employees and sold five years later. With extensive experience in the real estate industry, he has witnessed and resolved many challenges real estate companies face, enabling agents, brokers, and owners to increase profits, reduce expenses, or alter their business strategies. In this episode… Starting and scaling a business takes grit and determination, and it's easy to get sidetracked by challenges and distractions. So, what can you learn from a successful one to help you thrive as an entrepreneur? Entrepreneurship is no easy feat, but entrepreneur Mark Lukes has embraced the challenge multiple times. With six successful businesses already under his belt, he's now focused on helping others in the real estate industry take their next steps. He shares how he specializes in mergers and acquisitions, offering exit strategies for those who want to sell their real estate companies. It's no wonder he's become a sought-after expert in the field. In this episode of The Power of Authority Spotlight, Michelle Prince welcomes Mark Lukes, Founder and CEO of Real Estate Mergers & Acquisitions Co. (REMA), about his entrepreneurial journey. Mark talks about his entrepreneurial venture as a 19-year-old college student, how he got into the real estate industry, the genesis of REMA, and what it does, and shares advice for entrepreneurs.


Entrepreneurial Evolution: Navigating the Stages With Scott Ritzheimer

Scott Ritzheimer, the Founder and CEO of Scale Architects, is passionate about helping founders take their leadership and organization to the next level. He helped start nearly 20,000 new businesses and nonprofits and, with his business partner, led their multimillion-dollar business through an exceptional and extended growth phase, all before he turned 35. Today, Scott helps founders and CEOs identify and implement the one essential strategy they need to get them on the fast track to predictable success. In this episode… Starting and scaling a business can be arduous. It demands careful planning, meticulous execution, and seamless collaboration. Managing these multiple tasks can hinder a founder from making well-informed strategic decisions that will take their business to the next level. Therefore, partnering with experts with experience can make all the difference. Scott Ritzheimer, a successful entrepreneur, encountered numerous challenges while starting his business. Through the process, he learned that scaling a company is not a one-time event but an ongoing process that requires constant attention and refinement. There are different entrepreneurial stages founders have to maneuver to thrive — not easy ones. Therefore, he recommends working with professionals with a proven track record of success. These experienced experts can help you develop and execute a winning strategy that will confidently guide you toward predictable success. In this episode of The Power of Authority Spotlight, Michelle Prince welcomes Scott Ritzheimer, Founder and CEO of Scale Architects, to discuss the founder's evolution. Scott talks about Scale Architects and how they help entrepreneurs, the challenges business founders face, the seven stages of entrepreneurship and growth, and how to maneuver them.


[Author Spotlight Series] – Overcoming Mental Illness in Youth With Charley Johnson

Charley Johnson is a sophomore at Northern High School in Dunkirk, Maryland. She enjoys weightlifting, writing, and sailing while aspiring to pursue an education license from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Charley wrote her book Shine Light on Mental Fights in hopes of helping struggling teenagers relate to and learn about mental illness, which is becoming more prominent in today's society. In this episode… Mental illness is becoming increasingly prevalent in today's society, particularly among young people. What can we do to support them in overcoming these issues? Body shaming, eating disorders, depression, self-harm, drug abuse, anxiety, fake friendships, social media, family conflicts, heartbreaks, and many other challenges are just some of the issues that young people are facing. According to Charley Johnson, they are not alone in their struggles. She has realized that everyone has some form of problem they are grappling with, but most choose to keep it hidden. This realization led her to write a book about mental health in hopes of helping struggling teenagers relate to and learn about mental illness. In this episode of The Power of Authority Spotlight, Michelle Prince welcomes Charley Johnson, author of Shine Light on Mental Fights, to discuss how she's helping young people overcome mental issues. Charley shares her journey of writing a book about mental health, the process of writing the book through poetry, and advice for young girls.


[Author Spotlight Series] - Light Your Fire: A Guide To Healthier Living With Dr. Joey Jones

Dr. Joey Jones is a Board-Certified Chiropractic Physician with over 32 years of experience helping patients treat, prevent, and reverse musculoskeletal and degenerative diseases. He utilizes safe, non-toxic, non-invasive treatments that enhance the body’s natural healing ability, concentrating on a physiological approach to health and healing. His program actively teaches you how to connect balancing body chemistry through nutrition and lifestyle choices to improved health. Dr. Jones is also a non-fiction writer and author of the newly published Health & Wellness book, “Light Your Fire: Ignite Your Burning Desire for a Healthier You.” In this episode… Taking care of our bodies is crucial for a healthy and fulfilling life. Health and wellness is not just about a skinny physique or a perfect body shape but is about taking care of our physical, emotional, and mental well-being. One of the best ways to maintain a healthy lifestyle is by making the right nutrition choices. Eating a balanced diet helps you maintain a healthy weight and provides the necessary nutrients to keep your body functioning at its best. In addition to nutrition, incorporating physical activity into your daily routine is another key to a healthy lifestyle. People must understand that health and wellness is a lifelong journey, not a destination. It requires a commitment to making better choices, being mindful of our habits, and practicing self-care. With that, Dr. Joey Jones takes people on a journey of discovery, encouraging them to question long-standing beliefs and embrace alternative approaches to wellness in his book. In this episode of The Power of Authority Spotlight, Michelle Prince welcomes Dr. Joey Jones, a Board-Certified Chiropractic Physician, to discuss health and wellness. Dr. Jones shares his journey in health and wellness, the idea behind Light Your Fire: Ignite Your Burning Desire for a Healthier You book, the value of sharing health and wellness information in a simple and easy-to-understand manner, and talks about healthcare, nutrition, and self-advocacy.


Building Purposeful Brands Through Organizational Culture With Nader Safinya

Nader Safinya is the Founder and Principal of Blackribbit, a brand strategy design consultancy helping companies nurture their brand with a clear purpose, build lasting relationships with their audience, and stimulate their growth. Leading with care, reliability, and purpose, the team has helped businesses evolve into emotionally resonant brands that invite recognition, loyalty, and scale. With over 15 years of experience in branding and design, Nader has been leading and developing full-scale brands. He employs emotive approaches derived from communications and design thinking principles to help organizations become more attractive, making recruits eager to work with them and customers keen to do business with them. He holds a degree in graphic design and a master's in design management from the Macromedia University of Applied Sciences in Munich. In this episode… Building a great organizational culture has become a top priority for companies of all sizes and industries. It helps you build a purposeful brand, get buy-in, and make your organization attractive to prospects and employees. According to Nader Safinya, a purposeful brand that stands for something more than just selling products or services is what customers want to see. They want to know they are doing business with a company that aligns with their values and beliefs. In the same way, employees today are looking for more than just a job — they want to work for a company with a genuine purpose that is making a positive impact in the world. He says creating a strong culture will boost employee engagement and retention, attract top talent, and drive customer loyalty. And let's not forget the impact it has on your brand perception. In this episode of The Power of Authority Spotlight, Michelle Prince welcomes Nader Safinya, Founder and Principal of Blackribbit, to discuss how businesses can thrive through culture. Nader talks about building purposeful brands that attract everyone to want to work there, organizational culture, the evolution of the workplace culture and employee satisfaction, and cultural advice for small and large business owners.


Mastering the Art of TV Publicity With Samantha Jacobson

Samantha Jacobson is the Founder and CEO of TenXPR, a brand creating communications and digital strategies for brands to generate high-quality coverage and visibility. She is an industry leader in broadcast public relations who began her career as Vice President of Public Relations and Events for Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams, the iconic home furnishing brand. With placements in The Washington Post, Home Decor, and others, Samantha also spent over 20 years in the entertainment industry, making connections, creating stories, and generating buzz. She produced for CBS News, CNN, Entertainment Tonight, and MTV Networks. She was nominated for four Emmy awards and is also an award-winning journalist who served as part of the team that won the Edward R. Murrow Award in Journalism. In this episode… In today's fast-paced digital landscape, it does not guarantee success to have a great product or service. Effectively communicating your message to your target audience is also fundamental. However, developing a successful public relations strategy can be a daunting challenge. Broadcast PR expert Samantha Jacobson says that one of the most influential ways to connect with your audience is through the media, particularly TV. However, not everyone has what it takes to succeed in this arena. To make an impact, you need confidence, a story that resonates with your audience, and the ability to keep things simple and understandable. Whether you're looking to build your brand, drive sales, or connect with your customers on a deeper level, a thoughtful and well-executed public relations strategy can make all the difference. In this episode of The Power of Authority Spotlight, Michelle Prince welcomes Samantha Jacobson, Founder and CEO of TenXPR, to discuss the tips and tricks for PR. Samantha talks about the importance of PR, her career journey in TV production, recommendations for making TV appearances as an entrepreneur or an author, and how to do publicity PR.


A Fresh Approach To Challenging Sales Industry Norms With Aleasha Bahr

Aleasha Bahr is the Creator of the Matchmaker Sales Method, where she loves giving people a refreshing alternative because if it's a fit, it's a fact, and there is no selling involved. She is a woman in a male-dominated industry, calling out the common lies perpetuated in sales. Primarily, the lie that you have to do things that feel weird to win sales and experience hundreds of reps and rejections before you can be good at sales. Nothing is one size fits all, especially not in something as dynamic and unpredictable as sales. Aleasha enjoys enabling people to lean into their strengths instead of acting like someone else. She also hosts the Sales is NOT a Dirty Word Podcast. In this episode… Are you looking to convert over 50% of your sales opportunities without pressure, pitching, or pretending to be someone else? Then this is for you. With the constant evolution of the business world, how you sell your products or services matters. Sales expert Aleasha Bahr says that having a sales framework focused on whether someone is fit to work with you is crucial. She regularly converts 80% of their calls and shows you how to do the same with the Matchmaker Sales Method. She also recommends working with a sales professional—someone to dig deep enough to understand your offer, personality, and audience—to custom-create a sales framework for you. In this episode of The Power of Authority Spotlight, Michelle Prince welcomes Aleasha Bahr, Creator of the Matchmaker Sales method, to discuss sales strategies to help you convert. Aleasha explains how she got into sales, how to manage expectations in sales, sales and branding strategies, and the role of social media in sales.


Scaling Brands Through a Work Positive Culture With Dr. Joey Faucette

Dr. Joey Faucette is a positive culture architect, executive coach, and best-selling author of numerous books, including his latest, Small Hinges Swing Big Doors. He empowers individuals and companies to attract top talent, reduce team turnover, and develop people, productivity, and profits. Dr. Faucette hosts the Work Positive Podcast weekly. As a prolific writer of over a thousand articles, his content has appeared on the websites of Fox News, CNBC, Wall Street Journal, MarketWatch, MSNBC, Entrepreneur, and countless others in more than 50 countries. In this episode… Culture is one of the fundamental elements that determine a company's success. So, how can you build one that can help you scale your brand? According to Dr. Joey Faucette, building a positive work culture is crucial for scaling your brand and achieving long-term success. A positive work culture starts with building strong relationships between colleagues, promoting open communication and collaboration, and creating an environment where everyone feels comfortable sharing their ideas and thoughts. When employees feel valued and supported, they are more likely to be engaged and productive, take initiative, think creatively, and seek out opportunities for growth and development, leading to a thriving and profitable business. In this episode of The Power of Authority Spotlight, Michelle Prince welcomes Dr. Joey Faucette, a positive culture architect, to discuss how he coaches companies to grow profitably through a positive work culture. Dr. Faucette talks about WORKPOSITIVE.TODAY, the five core practices of the Work Positive framework and the challenges companies encounter in the culture development process.


Achieving Clarity in Business Operations With Gray MacKenzie

Gray MacKenzie is the Co-founder of ZenPilot, a training and consulting company that leads digital agencies through the last project management implementation they'll ever need by eliminating the root causes of chaotic agency operations. He is an operations nerd passionate about helping digital agencies build healthy, productive, and profitable teams. Gray has built ZenPilot into ClickUp's largest and highest-rated solutions partner and has spent the past decade helping over 2700 agencies streamline their operations. In this episode… Running an agency entails handling numerous tasks, which can be overwhelming. As an agency owner, how can you achieve all these tasks while offering your clients quality services? Operations nerd Gray MacKenzie says that it requires a wide range of skills and expertise to manage an agency's multiple tasks, meet tight deadlines, and satisfy clients' needs. The pressure to meet these demands can be overwhelming without proper project management. Agencies must be agile, efficient, and productive to stay ahead of the competition. With this, he recommends working with experts who can help them with project management implementation to gain clarity and streamline their operations, leading to improved productivity, profitability, and healthy team dynamics. In this episode of The Power of Authority Spotlight, Michelle Prince welcomes Gray MacKenzie, Co-founder of ZenPilot, to discuss how agencies can streamline their operations and thrive. Gray explains how ZenPilot helps agencies create clarity in business operations through tools, processes, and habits, project management tools for agencies, and business growth, promise delivery, and operations.


Navigating Entrepreneurship: The Power of Coaching With Christian Ray Flores

Christian Ray Flores is the Founder of Xponential Life, a coaching program designed for high achievers seeking lifelong, integrated success. He is an international recording artist, entrepreneur, and life coach with a captivating story that spans four continents and multiple cultures. Christian is the Co-founder of Third Drive Media, an award-winning marketing and venture development company, and the nonprofit Ascend Mission Fund, which does significant work in Ukraine and Mozambique. He also hosts the engaging video newsletter, channel, and podcast Headspace by Christian Ray Flores. In this episode… Entrepreneurship can be a lonely journey, and it's easy to get lost in the day-to-day grind, losing sight of your goals and neglecting your well-being. So, where can you get the support you desire to stay motivated and focused? Entrepreneurship poses numerous challenges that can impact your mental and emotional well-being. From managing finances to building a customer base, there's no shortage of tasks that require your attention. As an entrepreneur, it's crucial to be resilient and adaptable to succeed in today's competitive market. That's why having a coach can be a game-changer for your entrepreneurial journey. Whether you're struggling with time management, decision-making, or work-life balance, a coach can help you gain clarity and perspective. In this episode of The Power of Authority Spotlight, Michelle Prince welcomes Christian Ray Flores, Founder of Xponential Life, to discuss how he helps entrepreneurs thrive through coaching. Christian talks about Xponential Life, why entrepreneurs get stuck, overcoming plateaus and achieving exponential success as entrepreneurs, and Third Drive Media and what it offers.


[Author Spotlight Series] - Navigating the Complex World of Investing With Jason Mandel

Jason Mandel is the Founder and CEO of Mandel Family Office, a firm dedicated to providing comprehensive financial services to high-net-worth individuals and families. He is a Wall Street insider and a private financial adviser and has held senior positions at the LeFrak Organization, D.E. Shaw, and Cantor Fitzgerald. Jason has over 25 years of entrepreneurial experience in financial services and risk management. Additionally, he is the President of Caretrust Financial and the author of DEMAND TRANSPARENCY: Stop Wall Street Greed and Rising Taxes From Destroying Your Wealth. In this episode… As someone who has accumulated significant wealth, are you looking for ways to invest your money? How can you wisely determine the investment options that generate rewards? There are many investment strategies, such as diversification, asset-backed lending, and risk management. However, navigating the complex investing world is challenging, and many people face investment challenges such as market volatility, inflation, and taxes. Private financial advisor Jason Mandel says it's essential to work with a financial advisor who can provide guidance and expertise to help you develop a personalized investment strategy that aligns with your goals and risk tolerance to ensure that your wealth continues to grow and work for you. He shares his journey as an author to uncover the hidden secrets in wealth management. In this episode of The Power of Authority Spotlight, Michelle Prince welcomes Jason Mandel, Founder and CEO of Mandel Family Office, to discuss the wealth management recommendations. Jason talks about his DEMAND TRANSPARENCY book, alternative investment strategies, overcoming investment challenges, and the value of transparency between a financial advisor and a client.


Achieving Success Through Personal and Professional Development With Tom Ziglar

Tom Ziglar is the CEO of Ziglar Inc., a motivational and personal/professional development company. The company offers corporate training programs, including sales training and sales management development, leadership, coaching, and effective presentation and communication skills training. As the son of the world's top motivator, Zig Ziglar, he had the rare privilege of spending his entire life surrounded by world-class leaders, innovators, and motivators. Tom carries on the Ziglar philosophy: "You can have everything in life you want if you just help enough other people get what they want." Tom is the author of Choose to Win and 10 Leadership Virtues of Disruptive Times, which expand Ziglar’s branding and philosophy in personal development and leadership and provide the backbone for the most innovative training and coaching programs worldwide. Additionally, he is a renowned speaker who speaks to billion-dollar companies, small business owners, and prestigious academic institutions, including Cambridge and Harvard. In this episode… Personal and professional development is essential for succeeding in our lives. Whether seeking to improve our skills, advance our careers, or become better versions of ourselves, the journey toward self-improvement can be challenging. That's where a coach comes in. A team of skilled and motivated professionals is the heart of every successful business. However, developing and maintaining a high-performing team can be a challenge. Tom Ziglar believes that having a coach is fundamental. A great coach creates an environment for individuals to realize their full potential and become their best selves as intended by God. They can help people identify their strengths and weaknesses, set goals, and develop strategies to achieve them. With the help of an expert coach, they can unlock their full potential and reach new heights of success. In this episode of The Power of Authority Spotlight, Michelle Prince welcomes Tom Ziglar, CEO of Ziglar Inc., to discuss how they help transform people's lives, leadership, and legacies through coaching. Tom shares lessons from his dad, Zig Ziglar, the importance of coaching and leadership development, Ziglar’s coach leadership programs, and the leadership virtues and coaching in a disruptive work environment.


Achieving Success Through Mastermind Communities With Greg Alexander

Greg Alexander is the Founder of Collective 54, the first mastermind community dedicated exclusively to thriving professional services firms with big aspirations. After selling his own professional services firm, SBI, for $162 million, he founded Collective 54 to help members make more money, work less, and get to an exit bigger and faster. Greg is the author of The Boutique: How to Start, Scale, and Sell a Professional Services Firm and the host of The Pro Serv Podcast. In this episode… Are you tired of working endlessly to grow your professional services firm? Where can you find expert guidance to help you make more money, work less, and achieve immense success? Greg Alexander maintains that by joining forces with some of the brightest minds in the industry, you'll gain the support and knowledge you need to thrive. Whether you want to increase revenue, streamline operations, or prepare for an exit, joining a mastermind community is fundamental. They provide valuable insights, strategies, and resources to help you overcome obstacles and achieve your goals. Don't let the industry's challenges hold you back — join a mastermind community and take control of your future. In this episode of The Power of Authority Spotlight, Michelle Prince welcomes Greg Alexander, Founder of Collective 54, to discuss how entrepreneurs can thrive through mastermind communities. Greg shares his journey of starting a mastermind community for professional services firms, the benefits of joining the Collective 54 mastermind community, its business model, and the challenges owners of professional services firms encounter.