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Foundational Success (Simon Bowen)

  • Episode #33

Welcome to Making It! This weekly show explores the lives and stories of entrepreneurs as they share their unique perspectives on their success and the path to making it. 

Simon Bowen is the founder of The Models Method, a company that works with business owners to create powerful visual models that drive revenue and growth as well as make a greater impact. He is also the creator of the renowned Genius Model®, a revolutionary way to help coaches, consultants and industry authorities package, sell and deliver their unique intellectual property. 

In this episode of Making It, Simon shares the wisdom of decades of experience in literally drawing his ever-evolving vision of business ownership and bringing it to fruition. True to form, he makes it remarkably simple. To make it as an entrepreneur, you must build a strong foundation and commit to a lifetime of growth and education.

“Businesses that are built without [a strong] foundation are vulnerable to even the smallest reverberation in the marketplace.” ”

“The real sages become perpetual students. They always live in this space of curiosity.”

Simon Bowen

Simon Bowen has created a transformational approach to shaping the thinking of your team and your customers towards your big idea.  Now used in over 25 countries, and in industries ranging from defense ship building to one-to-one professional services, The Models Method® is elevating how experts claim authority, communicate a cause or sell a complex product.

With a background in electrics and electronics, teaching, university lecturing, executive management, corporate consulting, and peak-performance coaching, Simon’s unique blend of perspectives has resulted in a truly unique framework of thinking and influence that is changing the way business leaders, consultants and sales people unpack complex concepts and influence others towards agreement with their ideas.

Founder of The Models Method® and creator of the flagship Genius Model®, Simon’s method of using models to disentangle and accelerate complex thinking AND elevate influence has generated millions of dollars in sales and changed the game of selling forever.

Resources or websites mentioned in this episode:
Simon’s website
Simon’s LinkedIn


  • Guest – Simon Bowen
  • Associate producer – Danny Bermant
  • Producer – Cynthia Lamb
  • Executive producer – Danny Iny
  • Assembled by – Geoff Govertsen
  • Audio Post Supervisor: Evan Miles, Christopher Martin
  • Audio Post Production by Post Office Sound
  • Music soundscape: Chad Michael Snavely

Music and SFX credits: 

Track Title: The Sunniest Kids
Artist Name(s): Rhythm Scott
Writer Name: Scott Roush

Track Title: Sweet Loving Waltz
Artist Name(s): Sounds Like Sander
Writer Name: S.L.J. Kalmeijer

Track Title: Time Swirls
Artist Name(s): Matteo Galesi
Writer Name: Matteo Galesi

Track Title: Dancing at Ocean Crest
Artist Name(s): Cody Kurtz Martin
Writer Name: Cody Martin


Making It

If you’re an online entrepreneur, Making It was made for you. In each episode, real-world entrepreneurs tell their stories in their own words. They define what “making it” means in the busy space of online business. And they reveal what they’ve learned in their journey toward making it… lessons you can use in your own business.