Anthony Trucks Hustle

Trusting Your Hustle with Anthony Trucks

Entrepreneurs come in all shapes and sizes. You’ve got those who were born to it and others who had incredible mentors. The stars seemed to align for them. Then there are some who have to fight and hustle for every bit of ground they gain. It feels like no one cares about their dreams or passions, and no one is there to help or guide them. Are YOU a ‘foster child’ of the entrepreneurial world? …

Greg Crabtree accounting

Simplicity and Honesty in Accounting with Greg Crabtree

  For any business, profit is like oxygen. You can’t live long without it. It’s also the key to building real wealth. If your accountant doesn’t understand that, he could have you spending a dollar to save 40 cents. What kind of accounting is that? The kind that will strangle your company’s profitability and growth. Today’s guest, Greg Crabtree, is a new type of accountant. After working with hundreds of entrepreneurs, he provides his clients …

Surveys Matt Champagne

The Secret to Better Surveys with Matt Champagne

Having a ‘satisfied’ customer isn’t enough these days. How many people switch phone and TV plans every year or two to get the better deal, regardless of how satisfied they are? What you need to do is create ‘lifers,’ and one of the best ways to do that is through surveys. Yes, I said surveys. But just ‘asking’ isn’t enough. Today’s guest, Dr. Matt Champagne, is an industrial organizational psychologist. He has been helping businesses …

customers into promoters

How to Turn Your Customers into Promoters

How often do you go to a restaurant or see a movie because a friend recommended it? That opinion probably means a lot more to you than online reviews from strangers or any advertising you see, because it’s from a real source you trust. According to a study by Ogilvy, Google, and TNS from 2014, word of mouth was listed as the largest influence on consumer purchases. From that same study, search and company websites …

Ryan Holiday Ego

How Ego Destroys You with Ryan Holiday

We’ve got a lot of phrases that capture the essence of ego. We say ‘she’s got a big head,’ or ‘he thinks the world revolves around him.’ There’s my personal favorite, one I often heard my grandfather say, ‘he’s getting too big for his britches.’ But as entrepreneurs, don’t we need ego to do the improbable, or is confidence enough? Today’s guest, Ryan Holiday, admits to struggling with ego. According to him, that’s exactly why …

more customers

How to Leverage Other Platforms for More Customers

When it comes to getting more customers, startups and small businesses need to move as quickly as possible. For Facebook, in their early days, the growth mantra was to “move fast and break things. Unless you are breaking stuff, you are not moving fast enough.” Though growth is critical for every startup, not everyone can spend a lot of money on bringing more clients to the table. In fact, entrepreneurs like Eric Barstow recommend you …

social media myths

5 Myths About Social Media Marketing in 2016

What kind of businesses do you think need to be on social media in this day and age? Possibly clothing or food shops, makeup boutiques, or maybe even law firms come to mind. But what about the ones that belong to a more “boring” market niche, such as pharmaceutical companies? Are all of them doomed to fail in the social media era? Certainly, for each industry sector only a limited set of social networking services …

John Assaraf Mindset

Mindset, Skill Set, and Action Set with John Assaraf

  You’ve heard of the Law of Attraction, and it’s all about the mindset. But how often have YOU heard of someone wishing good things into his life successfully? Anyone who claims they have is probably pulling your leg. Here’s the truth: mindset is only part of it. There are 2 other important components that make the Law of Attraction really attract success into your life! Today’s guest, John Assaraf, is founder and CEO of …