8 Years Later - What Have Your Learned
2/10/14 Last show: 8 years later, what have you learned? Brian, Pat and Tim recap their entreprenuerial lessons and successes since the radio show first started. ''People make it happen,'' is what Tim shares as his biggest take-away over the years. The idea is great, but the people you surround yourself with is really the key they will help you get to the destination. Listen and learn has always been the show's goal. This interview will be a nugget of knowledge for you - what was learned...
12/9/13 Do you have the million dollar vision? Lynn Bardowski is one of the Top 25 Women To Watch, teaches entrepreneurs how to create and communicate a million dollar vision. Lynns philosophy is you cant build a million dollar brand with a $10 Vision. Start with your vision, create a brand that communicates your vision and show up as your brand. Listen to the interview and make your vision worth a million bucks.
12/9/13 Are you ready to play big? Chris Ruisi is a nationally recognized executive coach, leadership expert and respected author of Step up and Play Big. Chris, Brian and Pat discuss the methods he uses to work on the seven inches between their ears and move them beyond ''average.'' Are you ready? Listen and find out.
Scot and Jacq Tatelman
9/23/13 Can you build a business that makes you feel good? Scot and Jacq Tatelman, founders of State, interviews with Brian and Pat as they share the vision of their business, how they got where they are, and what inspired them to get to this point of a super successful business. It operates under a business model of buy one/give one and described their Give Back Pack Program. Take a few minutes to listen and learn how you could apply this business model to your success.
9/23/13 What is the resume you have built? It Takes Moxie...says Maureen Francisco. She is accomplished in a variety of careers, and as author of ''It Takes Moxie...'' talks about the ability to grasp the opportunities that are presented to you. Is it luck or is it getting outside of your comfort zone? Being happy is a choice and so is being grumpy. Can you change your attitude...stop being your biggest obstacle and find your MOXIE!
9/16/13 Zabi Kator is the CEO and president of guardNOW. They specialize in on-call security services. His interview discusses how he expended to 5 franchises across the nation in just nine months. He shares his entrepreneurial moment in his case, he listened to his customers...Wow!
9/9/2013 Do you have a unique product idea? Brittany Hodak and Kim Kaupe launched 'ZinePak, and they knew they had challenges to overcome. Yet, after only 2.5 years, this year they were named to Advertising Age's 40 Under 40 list and is posed for the title of the Wall Street Journal's Start-up of the Year in an online documentary series. Kim shares the start up notion of the company and the tangible successes they've enjoyed.
8/26/2013 What can you do as a parent to make yourself a great employee? Really? How do you come to the workplace? Don't bring IT to work. Sylvia Lafair is author of award winning book ''Don't Bring It to Work'' 20 Best Books for Emerging Leaders 2012 and it was voted as one of the top 20 books for emerging leaders and awarded the GUTSY first place in ''How to'' Books. Sylvia talks about the 13 most common patterns we bring to the workplace. Listen and learn.
8/19/2013 Happiness Director? Do you need one? What is it? Dr. Shelley Prevost is a co-founding partner at Lamp Post Group, a Venture Capital Incubator in Chattanooga, TN. With advanced degrees in clinical and counseling psychology, Shelley brings 20+ years of experience in psychology to founders and their teams. She is actively involved in the startup scene in the Southeast, most recently cofounding the Jump Fund, and angel investment fund for female-led ventures. Listen and learn how the...
8/12/13 interview with John Ruiz, a 22 year old avid entrepreneur. He is now owner of e-beacons, which provides public safety services in the form of fully customizable web and mobile applications for designated areas of population. John explains how the system works and how he initiated the start-up, along with the obstacles and successes.
6/17/2013 interview Tom Asacker studies, writes about, and teaches the powerful, yet misunderstood concept of belief. He has just recently released his 5th book: The Business of Belief: How the World's Best Marketers, Designers, Salespeople, Coaches, Fundraisers, Educators, Entrepreneurs and Other Leaders Get Us to Believe. The interview covers topics of his book and just how does your belief in business affect your growth.
6/10/13 interview 1 Brad Feld has been an early stage investor and entrepreneur since 1987. Prior to co-founding Foundry Group, he co-founded Mobius Venture Capital and, prior to that, founded Intensity Ventures. Brad is also a co-founder of TechStars. He authored ''Start up Communities'' that focuses on building a start-up eco-system in your community and now owns a three-bedroom house in the Start Up Village in Kansas City and rents it free to a start up as a step in building the startup...
6/10/13 interview 2 Jason Kuti has done amazing things in business with a knack for ''sniffing out'' deals. He has his hands in various businesses with countless folks wanting to do work with him. Is it complicated? Or is it simple? Is there a clear purpose? What is the solution? Listen and learn how investors think.
5/20/13 interview 1 Andy Kallenbach is founder of Form Zappers, a startup focused on making your business paperless, but still functional. They take paper workflows and convert them into a manageable, digital process that makes your business more efficient and frankly saves you money by eliminating costly paper products and pulling you into the modern, technological world.
5/13/2013 Herb Sih of Think Big Partners discusses with Brian and Pat the key elements of being ready. It's harder than it looks to make it all happen and Think Big Partners understands that reality. Technology enabled. Consumer facing. Identifiable threshold of a problem. What? For serious entrepreneurs who can walk in with an idea and walk out with a profitable company.
4/15/13 Peter Dante. Best known for his various roles in movies with Adam Sandler, e.g, the QB in The Waterboy. Brian and Peter talk about the importance of building your network, how you do it. For Peter, it's a matter of smiling and laughing a lot...people want to be around someone like that.
4/1/13 What is Startup Grind? And why should you care? Daniel Linhart is a small business owner and entrepreneur in Kansas City, Missouri. He is Co-Founder of Cremalab, a web and mobile development company that works alongside startups and entrepreneurs to build innovative online products.
3/11/2013 Dan Pink is author of 5 best-selling books, with his current ''To Sell is Human.'' 1 in 9 humans work for a living selling something. So what about those other 8? They are also in sales...of some type and in essence we're all in sales or some aspect of it. Dan addresses the trepidation you might have of this notion and how it's not as negative as you might think.
3/4/2013 How do we create the habits that create longevity? Jenn Zerling is JZ fitness and author of her book, ''Breaking the Chains of Obesity. 107 Tools.'' They talk about the risks of living without exercise and eating an unhealthy diet. The first change to make? Listen and learn.
2/18/2013 Appreciate. Inspire. Recognize. Tom Ziglar, of Ziglar, Inc. You know the name. The AIR you breathe is just one notion that Tom includes in this fantastic and inspiring interview. You deserve the time it takes to listen to this interview. If no other, listen to this one. www.ziglar.com