Series: Business Acumen

Episode 24: Lessons in Alignment with Venture Capitalist Michael Eisenberg

Today on the show we have Michael Eisenberg. The co-founder and partner of a venture capital firm based in Israel, Aleph. For 20 years Michael has been investing in early stage companies and seeing them through from startups to becoming global businesses. Helping entrepreneurs build large and global companies and brands. Did you always know…

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Episode 22: Obtaining Success From Excitement with Ryan Moran

Today’s episode is an interview with Ryan Moran. The CEO and founder of www.capitalism.com. Now as you know, a lot of times when I have a guest on I try and get their upbringing and their full career path to get them where they are today. In this episode I don’t do that. To provide…

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Episode 21: Are Exciting Tactics Confusing Your Business?

There are a bunch of topics that, when I deal with different businesses, seem to come up pretty often. And when I think about it, it actually comes up in the sense that when I look at big businesses vs. small businesses. When I do consulting, big companies are spending a lot of time working…

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Episode 20: From Forex Trading to Lifestyle Brands, Have Intentional Search Strategy with Amy Sangster

Today we have Amy Sangster on the podcast. She got her start in YouTube back in 2012. And she created a whole bunch of videos that amassed a ton of views and she was published in several different places. In the first part of this interview we talk about all things business leadership, management, strategy,…

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Episode 18: The Gift of Ignoring with Julie Stoian

Julie Stoian is someone whom I both look up to and am proud to call a friend. Today, we talk about lots of different things, including her background as a partner at Clickfunnels. This episode is super insightful regardless of where you are in your business journey. If you are a solopreneur, you’re running a…

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Episode 16: Time to Pivot? From Corporate America to Entrepreneurship with Kate Erickson

Today on the show we have Kate Erickson who is partnered with John Lee Dumas of Entrepreneurs on Fire. Kate has a really unique background. She comes from the corporate world and has already spent 6-7 years in the entrepreneurial space. In this show, we talk about what transitioning from the corporate world to the…

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Episode 15: Something New or Something Better?

We all love the feeling of something new. A fresh start, a clean slate, or the excitement of a new adventure always seems to intrigue us. But how do we decide if “something new” is the best avenue for us to pursue when it comes to our business?    Recently, I was listening to a…

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Episode 13: What Hidden Intangible Assets Can You Leverage?

When two businesses offer the same product or service, what distinguishes the two? Why would a customer pay double the price (or sometimes more) for the same service?   Today I want to discuss branding and positioning.   In my last episode with Ross Johnson, the conversation centered around positioning, and the psychology around how…

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Episode 12: How to Make the Impossible into the Inevitable with Ross Johnson

How did a broke personal trainer build two million dollar businesses in just four years? And what important lessons has he learned from his successes (and failures) along the way?   In this episode, I’m interviewing Ross Johnson, a 27 year old serial entrepreneur who is dedicated to teaching coaches and consultants how to grow…

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Episode 11: Getting Creative with Deal Structuring

Creative deal structuring is the way that a company structures things financially. When someone is buying or selling a business, there are no official rules that must be followed, apart from what is legal.  When structuring a deal – outside of legal agreements that must be signed- you have a lot of flexibility as long…

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