Matt shares his story of how he grew Automattic and the inspiration behind WordPress. Despite the organization being worth over $1 billion today, WordPress was never intended as a money-making tool, but rather as a way of democratizing publishing so that anyone could share information. Matt shares more about the practices that keep his remote companies functioning efficiently and effectively, as well as some of the shortcomings of a decentralized approach to organizational structure.
Mark Fisher is the founder of Mark Fisher Fitness (MFF), which uses very quirky and out-there branding to create a name for itself. By targeting an underserved niche in the fitness industry (people who don’t identify as athletes) and constructing a safe space and community for them to work on their fitness needs, Mark has taken his gym to new heights. He also helps other service-based businesses grow with his Business for Unicorns coaching and consulting practice.
Jason Hsiao is the co-Founder and Chief Video Officer (CVO) of Animoto, a company that’s been in operation for over 10 years, helping people create their own great videos. Jason and Ari discuss why video is such a powerful tool that is here to stay, and how the industry is only set to keep growing as video becomes more and more popular for businesses, individuals and just about anyone to get their message across. Tune in to find out more about Animoto, video, and how this tool could help...
Carey Bentley is the CEO of Lifehack Bootcamp, a productivity and lifestyle design organization that helps people transform the way they work so that they can live the life they want. Carey shares what pushed her and her husband to start this company, and how they have been living their dreams as a result of what they do. She also breaks down her perspective on why productivity should be approached as a sport.
When it comes to medicine, everyone is always looking for the next big innovation. A front-runner in cutting-edge medical and healing practices, Caspar Szulc, co-founder of Innovative Medicine, delivers just that with his latest product, Nadovim.
Chris Bailey has recently released a new book, Hyperfocus: How to Be More Productive in a World of Distraction, and has revelations to share based on his research. As technology has evolved, our world has become increasingly inundated with distractions that grab our attention and destroy our focus. Chris and Ari discuss the main distractions people face today, why boredom and laziness have a bad rep but shouldn’t, and how focusing your attention can help you be more productive. Tune in to...
Elaine Pofeldt is an independent journalist and speaker who specializes in careers and entrepreneurship and the author of the new book The Million-Dollar One-Person Business. In her book and today’s episode, she talks about a recent trend — that a segment of entrepreneurs is scaling to $1 million in revenue before hiring any employees. How do they do it, and what does this trend mean for our concept of an employee?
Hani Mourra is an incredible softwarepreneur who creates automation software for content creators. His business is a perfect example of an entrepreneur who built something to address a problem he faced and then creating a product out of it. Hani shares his process behind getting started with Repurpose.io, why it’s so important for content creators to automate, and some of his other projects.
Jason started his business online in 2007 but wanted to move into software. He ended up partnering with Wilson Mattos and together, they established Rapid Crush, Inc. Jason shares some of his expertise and experience with digital sales and marketing, as well as how he utilizes webinars to reach his target audience, captivate them and sell to them. Tune in to find out more about Jason and how he’s helping businesses capture new opportunities.
This session features Dr. Douglas Brackmann, who teaches people how to meditate behind the scope of a rifle, is also an expert in self-sabotage. He shares more about how his personal experiences led him to get started in the addiction space, and his discoveries about the group of people he calls ‘drivens.’ Dr. Doug also has some great insights into self-sabotage, optimal team sizes and how he harnesses the power of meditation. Tune in to find out more.
This session features George Bryant, ex-military man and creator of Paleo food blog Civilized Caveman Cooking. George shares the life experiences that have led him to where he is today and formed the basis for his belief in marketing that leaves no-one behind. He gives insights about what it takes to create authentic relationships, and why these relationships are crucial to sales and business today. Tune in to find out more.