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LYP 047: Make Your Idea Happen: Lessons and Best Practices From the Team

Having the right ideas is the fun (and easy!) part. Putting those into action is where the hard work starts. David, Jeff and Kevin are on the podcast today talking about the lessons and best practices that have helped them move their ideas and dreams into plans, and those plans into action. Welcome to episode 47 of the podcast.

Duration: 00:35:01

LYP 046: How to Get Unstuck When You're Stalled

SUMMARY: For launchers and go-getters, the hustle of getting projects going is fun and energizing. But we can't keep going at a launch pace for forever (even computers need to be shut down and restarted every now and then.) Jeff, David and Kevin are on the podcast today to talk about how to get unstuck and refueled when you need a boost. Sometimes it's rest, sometimes it's tapping into your resources, and sometimes it's simply giving yourself a new lens to look at like through. Welcome...

Duration: 00:40:10

LYP 045: Courage, Vision and Listening to Your Inner Voice with Garrett Gravesen and Kevin Scott of ADDO

If you’re waiting for permission to make a do something (like launching that passion project, pushing back on the status quo at work or even chasing that dream you can’t shake from your mind) then this episode is for you. And we don’t say that lightly. Kevin Scott and Garrett Gravesen of ADDO join Shane for a candid and inspiring conversation about listening to your inner voice, staying clear on vision and what ten seconds of insane courage could look like. It’s an episode you absolutely...

Duration: 00:32:43

LYP 044: Launching Customer Experiences and Dreaming Big with Billy Boughey of Elevate Live Events

To elevate means "to lift." And that's what Billy Boughley is an expert at. Sometimes it's lifting the brand of a client. Other times, it's lifting up his team by fostering a healthy culture. And often, it's looking at what's trending in the world right now (spoiler alert: it's robots) and finding innovative ways to incorporate it into an experience. Billy is the founder of Elevate Live Events, a creative event agency based in greater Atlanta. The vision of Elevate is to help people and...

Duration: 00:34:04

LYP 043: Timeless Leadership In a Changing World with Tim Elmore

SUMMARY: Do you have an idea inside of you that you think would really work, but you need the push to make it a reality? Tim Elmore, President of Growing Leaders, was the same. He had an idea for a nonprofit that would equip young adults with leadership skills. Today, over a decade after launching, Tim is joining Jeff on the podcast. They discuss the what it look to launch, what working with young leaders has taught him, and how Growing Leaders intentionally tries to march off the map...

Duration: 00:34:15

LYP 042: Lessons From Pixar Animation Studios

SUMMARY: From Buzz Lightyear's "To infinity and beyond!" to Dory's "Just keep swimming" and Ellie's heart-string-tugging "Adventure is out there!"—there's no debate on how impactful and influential Pixar has been over the last couple of decades. When Jeff was in California, he had the opportunity to tour the creative powerhouse and is sharing his lessons with us on today's podcast.

Duration: 00:22:43

LYP 041: How to Lead When You're Not In Charge with Clay Scroggins

SUMMARY: Can you lead if you're not the person in charge? Clay Scroggins thinks so and he's joining Jeff and Shane on today's episode to tell you why. Whether you own your own business or work within an organization, Clay is sharing his valuable wisdom on leveraging influence, thinking critically and launching yourself and your products into the market. We hope you enjoy this episode as much as we do. Clay Scroggins Clay is the author of the new book: How To Lead When Your Not In...

Duration: 00:33:33

LYP 040: Starting and Scaling a Creative Business with William Warren

SUMMARY: What can happen when you combine your passion with your talent? That's where William Warren of The Sketch Effect found himself when he decided to open his own creative business. The only problem with creative businesses is, as the creator, it can be tough to scale. Today William is here to tell us about his journey to launching his own business and the lessons he's learned so far from starting and scaling a creative business. HELPFUL LINKS + RESOURCES: The...

Duration: 00:31:39

LYP 039: Should I Quit My Job to Launch My Business? Karissa Norfleet of Simply Done Donuts

SUMMARY: Have you ever thought about quitting your job to pursue your passion full time? If so, you're far from alone. Today on the podcast, we're joined by Karissa Norfleet of Simply Done Donuts who has been in your shoes. She's sharing her journey from leaving her corporate job to opening the doors to her first retail location. Karissa gets candid about the highs, the lows and everything in between. Karissa Norfleet Founder and Owner of Simply Done Donuts in Atlanta, Georiga LINKS...

Duration: 00:30:01

LYP 038: Brewing Beer and Business With Purpose: Joel Iverson of Monday Night Brewing

SUMMARY: Joel Iverson is one of the three founders of Monday Night Brewing, a top craft beer brewery in the Atlanta area. As the official Taste-Testing Ninja of Monday Night Brewing, Joel is joining Launch Youniversity on the podcast today to talk about how beer deepened relationships, relationships built a brewery and how the brewery is launching and thriving with purpose.

Duration: 00:33:23

LYP 037: Life Lessons From Launching An Agency with Blake Howard of Matchstic

SUMMARY: On today's episode of the Launch Youniversity Podcast, David is sitting down with Blake Howard. Blake is a passionate entrepreneur and co-founder of Atlanta-based Matchstic, a brand identity firm. Blake is sharing his story on how he got started, how he built a thriving business and the lessons he learned along the way. BLAKE HOWARD Blake is the Creative Director and Co-Founder of Matchstic. A Nashville native and University of Tennessee graduate, he made the move to Atlanta...

Duration: 00:40:03

LYP 036: How to Turn Your Idea Into a Business with Courtney DeFeo

The Launch Youniversity is a community of entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs who want to turn their big ideas into reality. Courtney DeFeo is an expert on doing just that. As an intrapreneur, Courtney refined her process for bringing ideas to life for a company. As an entrepreneur, Courtney dreams of new ways to grow her business each day. On today's episode, Courtney is sharing her experience and advice on growing an idea, presenting it to others and turning it into a thriving business.

Duration: 00:32:07

LYP 035: Creativity, Inc. by Ed Catmull: Launch Youniversity Book Reviews

SUMMARY: We’re starting a new feature on the podcast called Launch Youniveristy Book Reviews, because we believe that Launchers are Learners. For us to launch our ideas, we need to always be learning, sharpening our skills, and seeking to improve. Because of this, we’re big believers in reading books for personal and professional growth. We know you’re busy, but committing to read one chapter of a book each week can have a lasting impact RESOURCES: Creativity, Inc. by Ed Catmull Don't...

Duration: 00:13:43

LYP 034: The Launch Sequence in Action: How Jeff Is Bringing an Idea to Life

We’ve spent a lot of time on the podcast talking about the five steps of The Launch Sequence. But what does it actually look like when it’s being applied to a real launch? Jeff Henderson is embarking on his next launch, a tool for fathers and sons to connect, called Champion Tribes. In today’s episode, Jeff is sharing how he used the Launch Sequence to move Champion Tribes from idea to reality.

Duration: 00:42:01

LYP 033: Break Into Business: Monica Lage on Launching Your Passion From The Ground Floor

SUMMARY: In this week’s episode, Launch Youniversity is joined by Monica Lage—Founder and Executive Director of Break Into Business. Break into business is a summer camp for entrepreneurs, ages 9-14, who work toward launching their own real small business. They brainstorm a product idea, perform market research, design a logo, manage a budget, make a website, style an Instagram post, make t-shirts, distribute flyers, film a commercial, and enter the Shark Tank before making their first...

Duration: 00:35:44

LYP 032: Move From Good to Great: Shane and David Discuss Jim Collins' Legendary Wisdom

SUMMARY: In 2001, Jim Collins released a book that is often credited as one of the greatest professional development books of all time, Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap... and Others Don't. Today, David and Shane are discussing the book’s timeless wisdom and pulling out some of the practical ways to implement the strategies from the book in your own professional life.

Duration: 00:27:54

LYP 031: World-Renowned Vocal Coach Jan Smith on Dreaming Big, Being Honest and Staying Humble

In this week’s episode, Launch Youniversity is joined by Jan Smith, a renowned vocal coach for celebrity musicians out of Atlanta, GA. You might have heard of a few: Justin Beiber, Usher and the Band Perry. Jan is a singer, songwriter, vocal coach, Grammy-nominated music producer, and founder of Jan Smith Studios, Inc. Jan and Jeff discuss humility, success, growing your business beyond yourself, and how honesty impacts client relationships. Jan shared so much wisdom with us and we know...

Duration: 00:37:01

LYP 030: How Will I Ever Get This Done? Honing Your Time Management Ninja Skills

SUMMARY: Welcome back to another episode of the Launch Youniversity Podcast! Today, Shane and David are talking about the techniques they use to to manage their day, take care of their to-do lists and achieve their goals. If you've ever thought about all the things you want to accomplish and thought "How will I ever get this done?" then this episode is for you. LINKS AND RESOURCES: The Five Steps of the Launch SequenceLike Launch Youniversity on FacebookTommy Newberry's 1% ClubSend us...

Duration: 00:27:31

LYP 029: What Working for Tony Robbins, Oprah Winfrey and Dave Ramsey Taught Kevin Jennings About Creating Customer Experiences

Kevin has had the opportunity to work with some of the most well-known personalities on the planet. As you might suspect, Tony Robbins, Oprah Winfrey and Dave Ramsey are masters at caring for their customers and cultivating a valuable customer experience. Kevin has had a front-row seat to it all and he's joining us today to let us hear his lessons learned.

Duration: 00:29:23

LYP 028: Brad Lomenick on Launching Catalyst, Scaling Success and Being the Right Kind of Leader

SUMMARY: If you've heard of the massively successful conference called Catalyst, then you've probably heard of Brad Lomenick. Brad was on the ground floor of launching the innovative leadership event and today he's sharing the wisdom he gained through his experience there. In addition to Catalyst, we're talking to Brad about his book H3 Leadership: Be Humble. Stay Hungry. Always Hustle. We left this conversation with Brad feeling completely inspired, and hope that you'll feel the...

Duration: 00:34:02

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