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The Solopreneur Hour Podcast with Michael O'Neal


Michael O’Neal chats with other unemployable people like himself to learn how to take your skills and hobbies and turn them into a business.

Michael O’Neal chats with other unemployable people like himself to learn how to take your skills and hobbies and turn them into a business.


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Michael O’Neal chats with other unemployable people like himself to learn how to take your skills and hobbies and turn them into a business.




828: My NEW Business – Combining “Blue Collar” with Modern Digital Marketing | Anatomy of a Business Launch (Part 1)

Hi everyone! Welcome back to the show. After a 6 month hiatus, we are back! Today’s episode is about my new small business, where I’m combining a very blue collar industry with cutting edge digital marketing and strategy!


827: Mike Johnston on Creating A Business That Will Withstand a Pandemic

Returning champion Mike Johnston ( is back to chat about how life and business changed during the Covid pandemic. I tried my best to make this an hour, but every time we chat it’s straight fire, so enjoy this 90 minute episode of awesomeness.


826: I Went All The Way To ISTANBUL TURKEY & Had a Hair Transplant, with Dr. Emrah Cinik

Dealing with a receding hairline shouldn’t be the end of the story, and wasn’t for me, as I went all the way to Istanbul turkey for a hair transplant. In this episode I interview the Dr. behind a tremendous entrepreneurial venture, Dr. Emrah Cinik. If you are considering this procedure, feel free to reach out […]


825: It’s Time to WRITE THE BOOK That’s Been Rattling Around Inside Your Head, with Anna David

Today, IN PERSON (gasp!) Anna David ( stops by to talk about the book writing process, how her company Launch Pad Publications can handle *all of it*, and the advantages of writing a book in 2021. As a personal note, the book writing process really helps you “hone in” on your brand and your offering, […]


824: What It’s Like to Be a Police Officer in the 21st Century, with Officer Shaun Ferguson

This is straight out of the headlines into your earballs. Today, Shaun Ferguson (One of the 3 cops on the 3 Cops Talk podcast stops by to talk about what it’s like to be a police officer, what he thinks of the current stories, how to protect yourself better, and so much more. The […]


823: Vasavi Kumar Is on BOTH Sides of Addiction & Recovery

Vasavi Kumar is a clinical therapist that helps people, privately and publicly, with their addiction, and there’s no better therapist, as she’s a former addict herself. She’s a master at looking inward and identifying what the source of the addiction is, and helping people through it. Her membership community (at serves not only people […]


822: The COMMON Path to UNCOMMON Success, with John Lee Dumas

JLD has written a *banger*. Of all my years in this entrepreneurial space, all of the “how to” book have been incomplete…until now. John has absolutely lifted the kimono on what it takes to create a successful side hustle, solopreneur business, or fire your boss and launch your own thing. This is a MUST read […]


821: Jimmy Song Thanks God for Bitcoin!

Jimmy Song is a Bitcoin developer, educator and entrepreneur. He’s an open source contributor to many different Bitcoin projects and is the author of Programming Bitcoin from O’Reilly, The Little Bitcoin Book and Thank God for Bitcoin. Jimmy writes a weekly newsletter, Bitcoin Tech Talk and has a podcast Bitcoin Fixes This


820: Secrets of YouTube SEO, with Channel Fuel’s Tom Martin

I met Tom Martin at VidSummit a couple years ago. His YouTube SEO presentation BLEW ME AWAY. In this show, we chat about where he came from, and give away some great tips and tricks for growing your channel on YouTube.


819: Embracing The Suck, with Voiceover Artist Darren Roebuck

My old buddy (and our old Bambi’s Apartment bass player) Darren Roebuck stops by to talk about his major career pivot to become a voiceover artist 7 years ago, what it was like to learn the process, why coaching has been critical for him, and more. As a bonus, we reminisce about some old band […]


818: The Ultimate COVID Pivot: Turning Your Brain Inside Out, with Gary Arndt

So, what if you made your living by traveling around the world and taking pictures, then they shut they world down? Well, that’s what today’s guest, Gary Arndt ( had to do. Listen in to see how he solved the problem by “turning his brain inside out” and creating monetizable content. Check out his new […]


817: Matt Farah, Pivoting, and Westside Collector Car Storage

Today’s returning guest is Matt Farah from Westside Collector Car Storage, a first class car storage facility he’s spent the last 5 years wrangling the City of Los Angeles to build. His whole business model changed when he decided to simplify his (1 million sub) YouTube channel and branched off into this entrepreneurial venture. Check […]


816: Build Your Amazon Empire From Home – Incredible Tips from Amazon Megaseller, Ashley Armstrong

Ashley Armstrong ( was raised a world-class athlete, and has applied that same mentality to not only growing multiple 7 figure Amazon businesses, but helping A-listers and budding entrepreneurs as well. In this episode she shares her journey as well as tricks of the trade. She’s also got an incredible bit of software, that […]


815: Are You Coachable? How to Be A Great Student

On this episode I chat about a recent experience I had with someone that was tough to coach, which opened up the conversation about “being coachable”.


814: Operating “Normally” Despite Life’s MAJOR Curveballs, with J Ryan

My buddy J Ryan (Late Night Playset) stopped by to talk about how he got into TV production, what happened when he stole David Letterman’s microphone (for real) and how to operate “normally” when life hands you a hurricane. Check out Late Night Playset on Youtube: And on IG:


813: Passion & Persistence Are The Key To Your Success

On today’s quickie episode, I talk about how having a true passion for something, and persistence in spite of adversity is the real key to success. If you are passionate about something, you are going to want to create content and build a community around it. If you are persistent, inevitably, your goal will be […]


812: Ant Anstead of Wheeler Dealers/Master Mechanic – The Passion Behind The Work

Ant Anstead ( hosted me in his garage (Pronounced “Gare Edge”) for a sit down about his career, his current projects, and the real passion behind the work. We talked about overcoming adversity, the “solace” of being in the garage and making something from scratch, as well as making the leap from a police officer […]


811: How to Build An Incredible Coaching Business From Scratch with Marni Battista

Today we’ve got powerhouse dating coach Marni Battista ( on the show talking about how to build an incredible coaching business, how she helps her clients find love and connection, and tips for coping with Zoom and Facetime during the Pandemic.


810: The TRUE Power of Positivity, with David TS Wood

My old friend/mentor (friendtor?) David TS Wood stopped by to chat about his new YouTube show, My Extra Mile, Conversations with David TS Wood. (Click to subscribe) Readily apparent, amongst other things, is that David has a real knack for staying positive during situations that would make most of us fly off the handle. You […]


809: Your Questions, Answered!

On today’s episode of free coaching Friday we talk pivoting when events and live performance is your jam, and lots of other stuff. Featured ads on this episode: This episode is brought to you by private coaching with Michael O’Neal! CLICK HERE to check out the options.