From the outside, Cassidy would seem like an ordinary person: She’s a wife, a mother of two sweet kids, she goes to church, has hobbies such as photography, and growing plants. Well, what people can’t see is that Cassidy is one hell of a top-notch, massively successful CREATIVE ENTREPRENEUR! When her kids are in schools, she is at her home studio shooting videos, managing an entire outsource team, writing super extensive and well researched articles, and creating funnels for her online courses. She is also a badass at analytics, and has systems in place tracking EVERYTHING she puts out there.
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The Ripple Effect And The Key To Networking With Successful Entrepreneurs (w/ John Lee Dumas, Founder of EOFire)
Hey everyone!! I’m so excited to let you in on today’s session. John Lee Dumas – or JLD as he’s referred to in the industry – is a multi-7 figure self-made entrepreneur and is one of the world’s most popular podcasters, running the ever so famous podcast – EOFire, where for years he interviewed successful entrepreneurs on a daily basis. I’ve followed JLD for years and in the past year, I even got to meet him and start to work with him for a bit. I, in fact, met my coach Calvin Wayman – who helped me from $50k in debt to making that much every month – through one of his podcasts.
What is your origin story?
As I’m studying more about storytelling from Russell Brunson and other sources, I feel that I’m getting clearer about my own story, and I know it’s going to help me share my message with the world. So therefore, I know it’s gonna help you as well.
So I wanted to share this with you, I think it’s super important.
So.. What’s an Origin Story?
Well, an origin story is basically your story!
It’s what got you geeking out in the first place about whatever it is that you’re doing in your career.
Grab a pen and paper for this one!
My guest this week is Greg Rog, a Polish designer & entrepreneur that managed to create an online empire out of his skills. Greg started out with creating a local polish design blog, and one day started selling online courses on his site. He then reached out to other creatives to create online courses on his site and started promoting and selling those as well. Eventually this turned his blog into the main Polish hub for online courses for creatives. Later on Greg moved on to developing a hub for UI/UX design courses, in English, for the international audience.
A lot of people tell me they don’t have time. But, the truth is – we have more time than we think. In fact, the feeling of having no time is an illusion.
We may think that we are at our full capacity when it comes to utilizing time, but the truth is – that Elon Musk might be the only guy who really operates at 100% capacity.
We all have time… But we just need to study these things:
How To Build A Business That Will Make You Money Outside Of Your Day Job (w/ Nick Loper, Founder of Side Hustle Nation)
My guest today is Nick Loper. Nick is a podcaster and blogger, and founder of Side Hustle Nation, where he teaches others to create successful side hustles and earn money outside of their day job. In this conversation we talk about creating content (on your blog or podcast) and getting your content out there. We talked about methods to get more exposure to your content after you wrote it. We talk about finding time, having a vision for growth, revenue streams (that I bet you never thought of) and more.
In music, a quartet is an ensemble of four singers or instrumental performers, or a musical composition for four voices or instruments. “If you make sure to play the Personal Brand Authority Quartet symphony, the echo would be the beautiful sounds of opportunities hitting you from all directions in the theater of your career.” In order to be a great personal brand and to build authority in your market – you have to have 4 things in place.
My guest this week is none other than Paul Jarvis! I’ve been following Paul’s content for years now.
Paul has an awesome community of makers that he sends weekly emails too, in a newsletter called ‘The Sunday Dispatches’ (You can sign up here. )
Hey everybody, just wanted to give you a recap of 2018 and what’s coming for you all in 2019. In this episode I also make one major announcement.
Enjoy! And don’t forget to subscribe to the show if you haven’t yet (on iTunes, Youtube, Spotify, or your favorite podcast app).
My guest this week is the amazing Heather Parady – Online Entrepreneur and the founder The Weekly Parady Podcast – an awesome podcast for unconventional leaders. You know – us people.
Heather is not only hosting her podcast. She is building an amazing online brand while at it. This means writing, growing and running a team, being active all across social media, and building audience in an authentic way.
My guest this week is the awesome Leslie Samuel. Leslie is a former university professor and the creator of ‘Become A Blogger’ – a blog dedicated to the craft of professional blogging. He’s also the founder and host of a podcast called ‘Blogging with Leslie’ in which he interviews other bloggers who have built successful platforms. Leslie has a passion for education, and has taken on the mission of – as he calls it – “Changing The World, One Blog At A Time”.
How to Be a Freelancer – and why content is a huge part of it (w/ Jason Resnick, Founder of the ‘Live in the Feast’ Podcast)
My guest on the show today is Jason Resnick. Jason is a Work-from-home dad, WordPress Developer, Founder of the weekly Podcast call ‘Live in The Feast’ and his daily podcast ‘Ask Rezzz’, and a coach for other freelancers. He helps other freelancers with their business by teaching them how to differentiate themselves in the market and build recurring revenue. For that he uses what he calls The Feast model.
Pete is an entrepreneur, blogger and podcaster that is all about helping other create successful & profitable blogs. He’s the founder of the blog and podcast DoYouEvenBlog and Blogger U. Pete quit his day-job in 2016 (the same year I did), leaving behind a $70K a year salary for launching his blog and podcast. Since then he’s been growing his empire, interviewing some of the most successful bloggers and online business owners in the world, launching an online education platform for bloggers (Blogger U), and of course – blogging.
Blair Robinson, or as he calls himself – The Naked Coach, is a successful coach that while still being a coach and working with people to transform their lives – has done something that many coaches don’t do: He built a community of over 34,000 people called “Practical Metaphysics” and is engaging with his community and putting out content on a regular basis.
Ben Pines is the CMO (Chief Marketing Officer) of Elementor – the popular page building plugin for WordPress. Elementor has reached more than a million active users and is now considered one of the hottest plugins out there. I’m personally using Elementor for my own websites and loving it.
My guest this week is Allon Khakshouri. Allon is a High performance expert, sports entrepreneur and former manager of three world #1 tennis players, including Novak Djokovic. While he’d managed some of the world’s best tennis players, he’d witnessed first hand what distinguishes winners from everyone else. Their relentless desire to continuously find out how they can push themselves at every level in their lives. That’s exactly what Allon is all about teaching, and what I’m about learning, so this turned into a super interesting conversation!
How to grow a blog to over 200,000 visitors in less than two years (w/ Jeff and Ben from Dollarsprout.com and RJ from TheWaysToWealth.com)
Hey everyone. This conversation was recorded at Fincon 2018, and it’s with 3 amazing individuals who have built successful blogs that get over 100 thousand visits per months and monetize these blogs with affiliate sales and info-products. These individuals are Jeff and Ben from Dollarsprout.com and RJ from TheWaysToWealth.com.
Today we have a different kind of a show, it’s a show that I recorded here live over at FINCON 2018, there I met Connie Albers, who was the one who recruited and trained all the volunteers for the Social Media Marketing World conference that I attended earlier this year. In this episode we talk about entrepreneurship & mindset. About her story coming from Disney, and training the staff there, and eventually becoming a Disney Ambassador. We also talk about how she implements the Disney Staff mindset into her entrepreneurial journey.
Naf Visser is an author, an entrepreneur & coach. Naf is the CEO of Humans Working, an executive coaching firm that helps executives and teams build organizations that inspire innovation, productivity and loyalty. He is also the author of “The Human Operating System – Why culture and mindset beat strategy”.
A practical guide to finding your book idea (w/ Coach Azul — 1M Views TedX Speaker, Podcaster, Writer and Coach)
My guest today is Coach Azul (Azul Terronez) who is an entrepreneur, TedX speaker, Podcaster, writer and coach for other entrepreneurs that want to write their book. Azul works together with other entrepreneurs and helps them overcome their fears, gain a clear vision for why they want to write their book about, and then pushes them to get started. From there he takes them step-by-step through publishing their own book.
Talia Wolf is a Customer-Centric Conversion Optimization expert. She helps other entrepreneurs understand their audience better, fix leaks in their funnel & increase conversions with a meaningful conversion optimization process based on emotional targeting.
Insights about Life & Business from Living the Digital Nomad Lifestyle (w/ Tomas Laurinavicius — Life Designed)
Tomas Laurinavicius is a designer turned blogger and digital nomad. Originally from Lithuania but working in London, he launched Despreneur, a magazine for designer- entrepreneurs, co-wrote a book on Mobile design and co-founded a stock photo marketplace. Noticing his business does not necessarily need him to be in any specific geographical location – he decided to become a digital nomad and to travel the world while working on his current projects.
Jadah Sellner is a published author, entrepreneur, mother, wife, keynote speaker, & business mentor. She was the co-founder of Simple Green Smoothies (Yes! You might have heard of this super successful company through Pat Flynn’s podcast, Oprah’s O Magazine, The Doctors TV show, or the Wall Street Journal). That is… until she ultimately chose to sell her shares in the company and start working on her personal brand full time.
My guest today has been experimenting with online brands since 2008. At some point he got introduced to the concept of Fulfillment by Amazon, and started experimenting with this new platform. The result – In the past couple of years he has managed to build and grow multiple successful eCommerce brands, some of which made 7 figures. Today he is one of the leading influencers in the eCommerce field with a huge engaged community surrounding him, and some of them even get to be coached by him to build their own 7 figure eCommerce brands.
Itay Adam is a serial entrepreneur and is one of my mentors in business. He has made millions, lost millions, he has been active on the dark side of the internet as well as the bright side. He built startups – product companies – and pitched to investors, and he was the one always telling me to raise my prices as a creative.
Growing an Engaged Community & Staying Creative with Your Offers (w/ Jason Zook – Creative Entrepreneur)
Jason Zook is one of the most creative entrepreneurs that I’ve ever met or even heard of. He left his dayjob, and managed to creatively build a 7 figure business called iWearYourShirt which was covered on almost every possible news outlet. He basically wore tshirts of brands and made a creative viral video on a daily basis wearing tshirts with the paying company’s logo. But then he found himself in a lifestyle he did not want for himself – so he made a bold descision, shut down iWearYourShirt and make a new lifestyle for himself.
If you ever wondered why and HOW to install a Facebook Pixel on your site and what you can do with it, THIS IS THE PERFECT episode for you. This started as a regular interview but quickly turned into a full-on Masterclass in which I shared my screen, and Azriel took over my mouse and started spilling super practical tips: Starting from the basics as to HOW to install and use a Facebook Pixel on your WordPress site (and any other kind of site), and up to advanced features like custom events, FB Ad funnels, and building custom analytics dashboards for your ad funnels.
Building Tribes & Overcoming Obstacles to Become a Better You (w/ Mark Bowness – Business Coach & Founder of Million Dollar You)
This episode is about building communities online, and overcoming obstacles to become a better you. Most of you have heard of Calvin Wayman who was my first coach who I hired when I was in debt and on the verge of going bankrupt. But what you might not know is that I actually have 4 coaches/mentors at the moment. Each one in charge of a different aspect of my business. Our guest today is my coach for building THIS tribe of Mindful & Ruthless, and for building and launching my own coaching program for creative entrepreneurs. He is a coach and community master, and he’s on a mission to influence a BILLION lives.
Our guest today is an award-winning journalist & PR expert with more than a decade of experience in TV & Media. She’s been featured in Forbes, Fast Company, the Huffington Post, Time, Yahoo, CNN, News 12 in NY, and many other media outlets. In this interview, she and I talked about how to utilize mainstream media and PR as solopreneurs. This is definitely something I’ve been wanting to dig into lately so this interview comes at the perfect time for me.
From Rapping on Tour to a 100K Youtube Channel as a Stay-at-home Dad (w/ Glenn Henry — Belief in Fatherhood)
My guest today is a super talented and successful rapper. He was deep in the rap game, building his rapping career, traveling on tours across the US. But when he became a father he made a bold decision: He decided that he wants to stay home, with his kids and wife, instead of living his life on tour.
Instagram and Facebook Growth for your Personal Brand (w/ Veronica Amarante — Social Media & Brand Strategy Expert)
Veronica Amarante is a social media expert & brand strategist. She helps other entrepreneurs and businesses create their Social Media Strategy. This was a super practical, value-packed conversation that I had with the amazing Veronica Amarante ( The Make It Happen Department – Social Media and Branding).