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Ep 025 Violette de Ayala on Building a Women's Networking Community

Violette de Ayala realized her destiny was to enrich both the professional and personal lives of talented women looking to grow their businesses, revenues, and connections. Violette launched her first business at the age of 22 and hasn't looked back. As a serial entrepreneur with an obsession for business growth, she is seasoned in the rocky road of self-employment and understands the challenges and obstacles women face when creating their own vision of success. She’s best known for...


Ep 024 - LaTisha Styles Shares Insights on Introvert-Friendly Sales Systems

LaTisha Styles is a sought-after millennial lifestyle and money expert helping clients take an existing skill and turn it into an online business. She is the founder of Creating Coins and President of Financial Success Media, LLC. After years of struggling to figure out the secret to making money, she started Creating Coins to bring to light what she finally discovered, that money is an idea and that action turns ideas into income. Through her signature training programs, LaTisha helps...


EP 023 Learning about Business Credit with Ty Crandall

Ty Crandall is an internationally known speaker, author, and business credit expert. With over 17 years of financial experience Ty is recognized as an authority in business credit building, business credit scoring, and business financing. Ty is the author of two of the bestselling books on consumer and business credit Perfect Credit and Business Credit Decoded and has written hundreds of published articles relating to business credit. Ty is also often heard being interviewed on countless...


Ep 022 - Balancing Business and Family with Elena Krasnoperova of FamTerra

Elena Krasnoperova is the CEO of FamTerra, a family tech company on a mission to make life easier for parents. FamTerra's first app, Calroo, helps busy parents coordinate family schedules and logistics with each other. It's live on App Store and Google Play and has been repeatedly featured by Apple. The team is now working on their second app, WeParent, which targets divorced and separated parents, and is launching in November. FamTerra's long-term vision is to become a platform through...


Ep 021 - Brianna Rooney is The Millionaire Recruiter

Today’s Thoughtful Entrepreneur is Brianna Rooney, The Millionaire Recruiter and Founder of Techees. Techees has been building engineering teams for seed funded startups to public companies and everything in between since 2009. Brianna is a fiercely passionate entrepreneur and leader in tech recruiting. Her goal is to empower people from all walks of life who aspire to take control of their financial destiny through the field of recruiting. Her book and eCourse, The Millionaire...


Ep 020 - Learning and Leading the Family Real Estate Business Featuring Mark Ferguson

Mark Ferguson has been a real estate investor and real estate agent since 2001, after graduating from the University of Colorado. Mark has flipped over 150 houses and routinely flips 20 to 30 houses a year. He owns 20 rentals properties as well including a 68,000 square foot strip mall. Mark is the managing broker and owner of Blue Steel Real Estate and is a member of the Forbes Real Estate Council. Mark started InvestFourMore in March of 2013 to discuss his rental property investing...


Ep 019 - Reinventing Yourself Featuring Dr. Daniel A. Danyo

Dr. Danyo shares his story of how he came from being a doctor in private practice to specializing in shave-less hair restoration. Today’s Thoughtful Entrepreneur is Daniel A. Danyo, MD -- the physician owner of North Atlanta Hair Restoration, a boutique medical practice solely dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of male and female hair loss. He is one of less than 400 physicians certified through the American Board of Hair Restoration servicing an estimated 100 million sufferers...


Ep 018 - Small Business Credit - Levi King

Today’s Thoughtful Entrepreneur is Levi King, co-founder and CEO of, a venture-backed company that helps small business owners get more funding and lower their costs. Raised on a farm in rural Idaho, King is a self-taught, serial entrepreneur who has started businesses in the manufacturing, franchising and retail financing spaces (and invested in many more). During this time, he had to work to overcome the same issues faced by most small business owners – access to capital,...


Ep 017 - Fit Money with Julia Carlson

Today’s Thoughtful Entrepreneur is Julia Carlson, founder and CEO of Financial Freedom Wealth Management Group LLC. Julia works to help others by inspiring them to follow a plan that strives to create growth and pursue financial freedom. In 2017 she wrote Fit Money, 7 Steps to get your Financial Life in Shape. Julia is a health enthusiast and lives in Oregon where she balances being an entrepreneur and mom to 3 amazing kids!


Ep 016 - Make Money Your Honey with Amanda Abella

Today’s Thoughtful Entrepreneur is Amanda Abella, award-winning Latina millennial money expert. Featured in Forbes, The Huffington Post, Inc, USA Today and Business Insider, Amanda has created an online community where millennials can learn how to make money online and actually enjoy their financial journeys. Her ever-growing community is currently made up of over 30,000 individuals across social media and email subscriber channels. She was a finance freelance writer for almost a decade...


EP 015 - Crisis Management and Your Mission - Dan Hill

Dan Hill is CEO of Hill Impact, an integrated strategic communications and government relations firm located in Washington, D.C. For more than twenty years Hill has guided organizations and high-profile individuals through complex issues including crisis. He is among the most sought-after and quoted experts on brand & reputation management in the nation. Hill's clients include Fortune 100 multinational corporations, global non-profits and notable names in the sports & entertainment...


Ep 014 - Finding Your Higher Purpose and Real Estate Investing - Lisa Phillips

Today’s Thoughtful Entrepreneur is Lisa Phillips, FOUNDER OF AFFORDABLE REAL ESTATE INVESTMENTS. Lisa went from unemployment and foreclosure, to earning over $4000 / month from rental properties. She has learned the hard and easy ways of real estate investing in rural, inner-city, and mid-sized city areas, all in working class neighborhoods...for $30K per property. She is now focused on doing one thing she loves to do: Showing how EVERYONE can affordably start real estate investing for...


EP 013 - From Unemployment to Entrepreneurship without Debt - Greg Corey

Today’s Thoughtful Enterprenuer is Greg Corey. Greg is the founder and principal of Porchlight, an Atlanta-based design agency rooted in retail. He has over 25 years of experience in the creative industry, particularly in the retail sector, and has worked with an impressive array of clients, including The Home Depot, Newell-Rubbermaid, Yamaha, Husky, Genie, RIDGID, NASCAR and the Olympics. Greg finds inspiration in the design community at large, as well as his daily interaction with...


Ep 012: Extraordinary Mommy - Jasmin Terrany

Jasmin Terrany, LMHC is a Columbia University educated Personal Life Expert and author of the book, Extraordinary Mommy: A Loving Guide to Mastering Life's Most Important Job. In private practice for over a decade, not only is she a leader in her field, but a public speaker, world traveler and most importantly, a mom. Connect with her at


EP 011 - Tony Robbins and Dental Publications - Lisa Moler

Over an entrepreneurial career that spans over three decades, Lisa has grown a reputation as one of the dynamic forces in the American publishing and marketing industry. She began by managing sales for various media outlets and represented iconic publication brands within the AZ Visitor industry, Phoenix Magazine, and then ABC affiliate, KTVK TV 3. She then went on to launch Doctor of Dentistry Arizona, which she successfully published for over six years. 13 years ago, Lisa’s love of the...


EP 010 - Feeding your Business and Others - Nathan Corn

On this Thoughtful Thursday, I am joined by Nathan Corn, President and Founder of Flex Pro Meals. Nathan’s sole purpose in life is to keep people Happy, Healthy and Fit with great tasting meals at their doorstep. He started with just $10,000 and zero investors and built a 5 million dollar company in 4 years. You can learn more about FlexProMeals at @FlexProMeals on Instagram


Ep 009 - Freelancing Your Way to Freedom - Eric Rosenberg

Eric Rosenberg is a finance, travel, and technology writer in Ventura, California. He is a former bank manager and corporate finance and accounting professional who left his day job in 2016 to take his online side hustle full-time. He has in depth experience writing about banking, credit cards, investing, and other financial topics, and is an avid travel hacker. When away from the keyboard, Eric he enjoys exploring the world, flying small airplanes, discovering new craft beers, and...


Ep 008 - Independence Day Edition

On this Thoughtful Thursday, we take a small break in honor of Independence Day! We'll be back next week with Eric Rosenberg.


Ep 007 - Importance of Networking and Looking Good - Rob Kessler

Rob Kessler is the founder and CEO of Million Dollar Collar. After seeing his wedding pictures, Rob was inspired to create the Million Dollar Collar for the 80 percent of men today who rarely wear a tie with their dress shirts. Rob is an inventor, a serial-entrepreneur and the buddy his friends always call first when they are looking for a guy, who knows a guy. And today, the need to connect and serve others is the driving force behind Million Dollar Collar.


EP 006 - Navigating the Turning Point of Your Business - Michael Roub

Michael Roub is the Founder and Managing Partner of Inflection 360, a strategic consulting firm focused on small businesses and healthcare practices. Inflection 360 is a collaborative partner for clients at the most critical points of their business life cycle. The Inflection 360 team has significant experience in business planning, operations, acquisitions and exit strategies. Michael began his career as an investment banker but moved to the private sector to lead start-up and growth...