Success Story with Scott D. Clary

Scott D. Clary

Welcome to the Success Story Podcast, hosted by entrepreneur, business executive, author, educator & speaker, Scott D. Clary (@scottdclary). On this podcast, you'll find interviews, Q&A, keynote presentations & conversations on sales, marketing, business, startups and entrepreneurship. Scott will discuss some of the lessons he's learned over his own career, as well as have candid interviews with execs, celebrities, notable figures and politicians. All who have achieved success through both wins and losses, to learn more about their life, their ideas and insights. He sits down with leaders and mentors and unpacks their story to help pass those lessons onto others through both experiences and tactical strategy for business professionals, entrepreneurs and everyone in between. To get more of the Success Story podcast, go to www.successstorypodcast.com.

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06-07-2019
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Welcome to the Success Story Podcast, hosted by entrepreneur, business executive, author, educator & speaker, Scott D. Clary. On this podcast, you’ll find interviews, Q&A, keynote presentations & conversations on sales, marketing, business, startups and entrepreneurship. Scott will discuss some of the lessons he’s learned over his own career, as well as has candid interviews with execs, celebrities, notable figures and politicians. All who have achieved success through both wins and losses, to learn more about their life, their ideas and insights. He sits down with leaders and mentors and unpacks their story to help pass those lessons onto others through both experiences and tactical strategy for business professionals, entrepreneurs and everyone in between. The format of the podcast, is long form, casual and unscripted, in order to highlight the wins, losses, success and struggles of our guests. The goal is for us to unpack the playback incredible individuals have written over the course of their life in hopes that the listeners can learn life lessons, and insights from some of the most prolific, influential people of our time. Past notable guests include; Guy Kawasaki, Anthony Scaramucci, Jack Canfield, Patrick Bet-David, Grant Cardone, Leven Rambin, Vernon Davis and hundreds of other incredible individuals. You can subscribe on... Apple Podcasts, RSS feed, Spotify,  Google, Stitcher, ACast, Overcast, Youtube or wherever you listen to podcast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Chris Naugle - Co-Founder & CEO of The Money School | How To Be Your Own Bank
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Chris Naugle - Co-Founder & CEO of The Money School | How To Be Your Own Bank
➡️ Like The Podcast? Leave A Rating:   ➡️ About The Guest⁣ From pro-snowboarder to money mogul, Chris Naugle has dedicated his life to being America’s #1 Money Mentor. His success includes managing over 30 million dollars in assets in the financial services and advisory industry and tens of millions in real estate business, with over 200 transactions and an HGTV pilot show since 2014. In 20 years, Chris has built and owned 16 companies, with his businesses being featured in Forbes, ABC, and House Hunters. He is currently the co-founder and CEO of FlipOut Academy™, founder of The Money School™, and Money Mentor for The Money Multiplier. As an innovator and visionary in wealth-building and real estate, he empowers entrepreneurs, business owners, and real estate investors with the knowledge of how money works. Innovating what it takes to break the chains of financial slavery, Chris is driven to deliver the financial expertise that fuels lasting freedom. To date, he has spoken to and taught over ten thousand Americans.  ➡️ Show Links            ➡️ Podcast Sponsors HUBSPOT - - (Promo Code: 20success) ➡️ Talking Points⁣ 00:00 - Intro 03:38 - Chris Naugle's origin story 34:16 - How did Chris navigate through the recession after 9/11? 50:21 - How to be your own bank 1:02:00 - What happens when you get paid on your death benefit early? 1:03:30 - Are there any underwriting issues that may be faced while taking loans? 1:12:30 - What is Whole Life Insurance? 1:10:09 - How can you screw this up? 1:13:40 - How do recessions and inflation affect the market? 1:25:57 - What are the factors that can affect an average person's financial wellbeing? 1:36:41 - How can people connect to Chris Naugle? 1:39:06 - What keeps Chris up at night? 1:39:14 - The biggest challenge that Chris Naugle has overcome in his life 1:39:40 - Any book or podcast recommended by Chris Naugle 1:39:50 - What would Chris tell his 20-year-old self?  1:39:55 - What does success mean to Chris Naugle? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Kurt Sowers - President & Founder of SOCO Group | From Solopreneur to Construction Magnate
29-07-2022
Kurt Sowers - President & Founder of SOCO Group | From Solopreneur to Construction Magnate
➡️ Like The Podcast? Leave A Rating:   ➡️ About The Guest⁣ Kurt Sowers is the President and Founder of SOCO Group. SOCO Group is a general contracting firm that offers design and build services specific to commercial upfit and interiors. Mr. Sowers currently holds his general contractor’s license in the state of North Carolina and has set sight on expanding his licensing across the South-Eastern states.  Prior to starting SOCO Group, Kurt worked professionally in the construction industry as a construction manager and project superintendent. During his tenure in the industry, Kurt has directly overseen $25 million dollars of new construction.  Although building can be considered the embodiment of his persona, Kurt’s entrepreneurial aspirations are not limited to construction. He is currently creating a fashion brand with his aesthetically inspired and long-term friend William.  ➡️ Show Links          ➡️ Podcast Sponsors HUBSPOT - - (Promo Code: 20success) ➡️ Talking Points⁣ 00:00 - Intro 02:40 - Kurt Sowers’ origin story 04:05 - How to figure out your passion 07:15 - Lessons learned getting into entrepreneurship 10:15 - How to start a business from scratch 13:51 - General contracting horror stories 14:50 - Navigating through Covid 16:41 - Closing and executing on your first few deals 19:42 - How to overcome business problems in construction 25:12 - What should people look for when hiring? 26:12 - Why did it take two years for Kurt’s company to become profitable? 30:26 - How does Kurt bring in new business? 36:11 - How to scale a business. 39:19 - Personality traits of successful entrepreneurs. 43:44 - Did going into and coming out of the show “Joe Millionaire” change anything for Kurt Sowers? 47:56 - The change in Kurt’s mindset from back when he started his business vs now 59:20 - Where can people connect with Kurt Sowers? 1:00:05 - The biggest challenge Kurt Sowers has overcome in his personal life 1:00:55 - What keeps Kurt up at night? 1:02:01 - One person that had a major impact on Kurt’s life 1:04:24 - A book or podcast recommended by Kurt Sowers 1:05:31 - What would Kurt tell his 20-year-old self? 1:07:05 - What does success mean to Kurt Sowers? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Marc Randolph - Co-Founder & First CEO of Netflix | Building a $100 Billion Dollar Company
24-07-2022
Marc Randolph - Co-Founder & First CEO of Netflix | Building a $100 Billion Dollar Company
➡️ Like The Podcast? Leave A Rating:   ➡️ About The Guest⁣ Marc Randolph is a veteran Silicon Valley entrepreneur, advisor, investor, and keynote speaker. Marc was co-founder of the online movie and television streaming service Netflix, serving as their founding CEO, as the executive producer of their website, and as a member of their board of directors until his retirement in 2004.  Although best known for starting Netflix, Marc's career as an entrepreneur spans more than four decades. He's been a founder of more than half a dozen other successful start-ups, a mentor to hundreds of early-stage entrepreneurs, and an investor in numerous successful (and an even larger number of unsuccessful) tech ventures. ➡️ Show Links            ➡️ Podcast Sponsors HUBSPOT - Talking Points⁣ 00:00 - Intro 02:02 - Marc Randolph's origin story 05:15 - The origin story of Netflix 08:26 - Marc’s Co-Founder relationship with Reed Hastings 13:30 - How did Marc validate the first iteration of Netflix was a viable business option? 19:01 - What is Marc Randolph's core theme? 20:51 - What is the concept of “no ideas are good ideas”? 24:30 - What does Marc think about why a lot of entrepreneurs over-iterate the MVP? 32:57 - How to balance chasing after attractive products and giving up on a viable business idea? 47:22 - While creating Netflix, what was the culture and how did Marc survive? 50:22 - Why did Marc Randolph leave Netflix and move on to something else? 53:09 - Was Marc Randolph always self-aware of what he was doing throughout his career? 55:59 - What is Marc Randolph doing nowadays and what is the role of his podcast? 58:36 - What was the biggest challenge Marc faced in his life? 1:00:00 - What would Marc tell his 20-year-old self? 1:00:42 - Most impactful person in Marc’s life 1:02:00 - Marc’s book or podcast recommendation 1:02:45 - What does success mean to Marc Randolph? 1:04:27 - How can people connect to Marc Randolph? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Janelle James - Senior Vice President at Ipsos | Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
22-07-2022
Janelle James - Senior Vice President at Ipsos | Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
➡️ Like The Podcast? Leave A Rating:   ➡️ About The Guest⁣ Janelle James is an experienced global marketing strategist, consumer expert, and diversity & inclusion specialist with a passion for changing the world. Her career spans 20+ years including multiple marketing disciplines and has enabled her work to touch over a billion people. Her global work experience includes recognizable agencies such as Leo Burnett, Edelman, and Kantar, and supporting brands such as McDonald's, P&G, Samsung, American Express, eBay, Disney, and Shell. She is currently an SVP at Ipsos where she designs, conducts, and analyzes a wide range of studies for Fortune 500 companies and consults client partners on everything from consumer and market knowledge to inclusion to marketing plan development. Prior she was a Director of Research at Kantar, EVP at Edelman, and SVP at DDB. ➡️ Show Links             ➡️ Podcast Sponsors HUBSPOT - Talking Points⁣ 00:00 - Intro 02:22 - Janelle James’ origin story 12:43 - What is the one thing that has completely shifted in marketing over the last few years? 17:03 - Changing your logo to a rainbow flag? 21:50 - How do we uncover undercover bias? 33:48 - Does work from home have an impact on the ability of the company to have a more diverse workforce? 38:55 - How do you hire properly? 51:30 - Companies that are actually doing good for equity and inclusion. 55:33 - Is there anything else on which Janelle James is working currently? 56:27 - One of the biggest challenges faced by Janelle James in her career 59:08 - What is one of the biggest misconceptions Janelle James had seen in marketing and advertising? 1:04:20 - What would Janelle tell her younger self? 1:05:39 - Who has been a mentor to Janelle? 1:09:00 - A book or podcast recommended by Janelle James 1:10:30 - What does success mean to Janelle James? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sophie Watts - Executive Chairperson at Metacurio | Creating an Ecosystem for Fans
18-07-2022
Sophie Watts - Executive Chairperson at Metacurio | Creating an Ecosystem for Fans
➡️ Like The Podcast? Leave A Rating:   ➡️ About The Guest⁣ Sophie Watts is the CEO of a global venture creation company that invests in and creates globally-recognized businesses for celebrities across premium content, consumer products, and live experiences. Early ventures include Mike Tyson's Legends Only League, a sports league created as a partnership with legendary boxer and cultural icon Mike Tyson. Watts was formerly the founding President of STX Entertainment, playing an instrumental role in its formation and growth for nearly 8 years alongside co-founder Robert Simonds. During her tenure, STX grew from a start-up into a multi-billion dollar media company that includes several studios, securing capital from investors including private equity firms TPG and China-based Hony Capital; Tencent, the Chinese internet giant; Liberty Global, the media conglomerate; and PCCW, the global telecommunications provider. STX recently merged with Eros International, the Indian media conglomerate. Watts has been named one of Hollywood's Top Dealmakers by Variety, was described as "one of the 500 most influential business leaders shaping entertainment," has been listed in Fortune magazine's 40 under 40, and was featured in both Variety's Power of Women report and Hollywood Reporter's Women in Entertainment Power 100. She has been recognized by the National Diversity Council as one of the "Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Entertainment," and described as one of Hollywood's "next-to-know...heavy hitters" by ELLE Magazine. ➡️ Show Links          ➡️ Podcast Sponsors HUBSPOT - - (Promo Code: 20success) SWAG - (Promo Code: Success10) ➡️ Talking Points⁣ 00:00 - Intro 04:49 - Sophie Watts' origin story 06:44 - How did Sophie start STX and how did she work for it? 12:25 - How was Sophie serving the fans and the artists at the same time? 15:16 - Was Sophie working with creators individually and where does she take them to? 22:35 - How does Sophie quantify the ROI? 26:20 - How did Sophie build a campaign for Mike Tyson? 31:17 - What will the traditional institutes do when they realize the stars don’t need them to make money anymore? 36:42 - Are agents really the best people to protect the artists always or are platforms like Sophie’s safer for them? 42:08 - While launching a project, what is Sophie's strategy to advertise it and attract attention? 49:05 - What are some things Sophie can do for creators and talent when she thinks of a new campaign for them? 52:28 - What impact does Sophie want to have on the world? 54:13 - Where can people connect to Sophie? 54:42 - What keeps Sophie up at night? 55:13 - What is the biggest challenge Sophie has ever faced in her life? 56:42 - Most impactful in Sophie's life and what did they teach her? 57:20 - Any podcast or book recommended by Sophie Watts 58:03 - What would Sophie Watts tell her 20-year-old self? 58:13 - What does success mean to Sophie Watts? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jimmy Esparza - CEO of Renewable Power USA | The Future Of Renewable Energy
13-07-2022
Jimmy Esparza - CEO of Renewable Power USA | The Future Of Renewable Energy
➡️ Like The Podcast? Leave A Rating:   ➡️ About The Guest⁣ Jimmy Esparza was born in Los Angeles after his family risked everything and emigrated from Mexico. After working for major companies in the solar industry in 2017 Jimmy created the company Renewable Power USA. Which has expanded to include several service areas with warehouses ready to serve its customers in Arizona, Southern California, Ontario, Dallas, North Carolina Orlando, and Miami. Jimmy Esparza and his company Renewable Power managed to appear in magazines such as Forbes, Wealth Insider, American Weekly, and Inc magazine, entering the 44th position of its top Inc. 5000. ➡️ Show Links          ➡️ Podcast Sponsors HUBSPOT - - (Promo Code: 20success) SWAG - (Promo Code: Success10) ➡️ Talking Points⁣ 00:00 - Intro 03:02 - Jimmy Esparza’s origin story 07:15 - What impact did the struggle of Jimmy's family have on his thought process? 09:09 - Why did Jimmy start with a door-to-door solar job? 17:25 - How did Jimmy pivot from working for a salary to starting his own entrepreneurial venture? 26:03 - What were Jimmy’s first steps towards success? 29:51 - Is Jimmy Esparza a pure reseller? 30:26 - How did Jimmy Esparza find the right support to service customers and give them a premium experience? 32:20 - Where is the solar industry now? 36:00 - Do solar panels completely replace the energy being used from the city? 37:04 - What is the cost of solar panels and how do they help the customer? 39:57 - What will be the payoff if a person is financing solar? 41:52 - Jimmy’s thoughts on relying on solar without sun for a period of time? 47:27 - Are solar panels the best possible replacement for fossil fuel? 48:52 - What are the problems Jimmy faces as a CEO of a solar company? 50:00 - Do the big groups lobby on behalf of solar for more incentives for consumers? 50:42 - Who else is making innovations in the solar industry? 52:58 - Why is personal branding essential in Jimmy's opinion? 55:54 - What was Jimmy's strategy on day one of posting on social media and how did he gain confidence? 58:52 - Where does Jimmy Esparza want to see his company in the next 5 to 10 years? 1:05:34 - How can people connect with Jimmy Esparza? 1:06:08 - What are the 5 things that are keeping Jimmy up at night? 1:09:30 - How does Jimmy manage his time for his family? 1:13:46 - What was the biggest challenge Jimmy Esparza faced in his personal or professional life? 1:18:20 - If Jimmy had to choose one person in his life who had a great impact on him, who would that person be? 1:19:46 - A book or podcast recommended by Jimmy Esparza 1:24:32 - What would Jimmy Esparza tell his 20-year-old self? 1:25:32 - What does success mean to Jimmy Esparza? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
David Carlin - Co-Founder of Residual Payments | Residual Payments & Passive Income
12-07-2022
David Carlin - Co-Founder of Residual Payments | Residual Payments & Passive Income
➡️ Like The Podcast? Leave A Rating:   ➡️ About The Guest⁣ David Carlin is one half of the power couple behind Residual Payments. David And Patricia Carlin have processed billions of dollars in digital payments. They’ve worked with every major brand in the e-commerce industry and made 10s of millions in commissions.  David has owned a successful retail and e-commerce business and multiple joint ventures. Together they run the premier training community for digital payments brokers. Today, they own the world's largest Payments Training Program teaching people how to make residual income off credit cards. ➡️ Show Links           ➡️ Podcast Sponsors HUBSPOT - - (Promo Code: Success10) ➡️ Talking Points⁣ 00:00 - Intro 03:32 - David Carlin's origin story 06:31 - How did David Carlin's wife start her work and what was her job? 09:13 - What can an average person do to generate revenue/side hustle money. 13:08 - Opening a store on Spotify / getting into the recurring payments game. 16:44 - The best set up to sell online. 19:35 - Residual payments side hustle and how to make money as a payment processor. 24:57 - Working with difficult clients and merchants. 28:34 - The e-commerce playbook 33:35 - Tips on hiring a team and scaling a business. 37:28 - Do you need to work 7 days a week to be successful?  45:03 - The difference in marketing between e-com and brick and mortar? 53:36 - Advice to the people who burn out and how can someone be motivated by something he's not into? 59:20 - Whether to invest in real estate or crypto?  1:05:50 - What advice would David Carlin give to someone who wants to start a side hustle or business? 1:10:11 - How can people connect to David Carlin? 1:12:24 - What keeps David Carlin up at night? 1:13:09 - The biggest challenge that David Carlin overcame in his life 1:13:51 - Who was David Carlin's mentor and what did he teach him? 1:15:06 - Any book or podcast recommended by David Carlin 1:16:03 - What would David tell his 20-year-old self? 1:17:23 - What does success mean to David Carlin? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Carlos Rodriguez - Founder & CEO of G2 ESports | The Evolution of ESports
09-07-2022
Carlos Rodriguez - Founder & CEO of G2 ESports | The Evolution of ESports
➡️ Like The Podcast? Leave A Rating:   ➡️ About The Guest⁣ A former professional player under the name "ocelote," Rodriguez is the founder, co-owner, and CEO of G2 Esports, a championship-winning team in multiple esports. Forbes last year ranked G2 as the eighth-most valuable esports organization with a valuation of $105 million. He has grown the highly-decorated brand to business success, driven by his accomplishments with industry-leading sponsorship deals, production and sales of merchandise, and securing multi-million dollar funding deals. In 2019, he was named as the first-ever feature nominee in Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe for Sports & Games. ➡️ Show Links         ➡️ Podcast Sponsors HUBSPOT - - (Promo Code: Success10) ➡️ Talking Points⁣ 00:00 - Intro 03:54 - Carlos Rodriguez’s origin story 05:25 - When did Carlos start getting paid? 08:39 - When Carlos started e-Sports, was it an established industry? 10:18 - How Carlos's first tournament ended up rewarding him 2000 bucks 11:54 - How do you become the best, and which games should you play? 14:41 - When you are trying to become the best, what's your daily routine? 18:00 - Are there any physical or mental exercises in e-Sports? 19:13 - Did Carlos become the world's best e-Sports player on his own or did he have a coach? 24:47 - Comparing Carlos's first year of e-Sports with his last 27:50 - Where is e-Sports now? 33:00 - What does Carlos talk about fanbase and franchise? 40:27 - What is G2 and why was it made? 44:19 - What did Carlos do to the players and how did he make the team? 47:45 - The biggest mistake Carlos made while starting G2? 50:25 - What is the difference between being the player and being the owner? 55:44 - What is the next level that G2 will reach in the future? 1:00:20 - What one thing does Carlos not like about how e-Sports has evolved and how would he change that? 1:07:00 - How can people connect with Carlos Rodriguez? 1:07:57 - Does Carlos have any upcoming players program? 1:08:34 - Does Carlos have any mentorship plan? 1:09:44 - Would Carlos do something similar to Apple or Mac? 1:11:55 - What keeps Carlos up at night? 1:15:10 - What happens when you work 12 to 14 hours a day for your whole life? 1:18:38 - The biggest problem Carlos has overcome in his personal life 1:21:21 - Carlos Rodriguez’s mentor 1:23:55 - A book or podcast recommended by Carlos Rodriguez 1:26:12 - What would Carlos tell his 20-year-old self? 1:27:04 - What does success mean to Carlos Rodriguez? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Alvaro Nunez - Founder & CEO of Super Luxury Group | How to Disrupt an Industry
04-07-2022
Alvaro Nunez - Founder & CEO of Super Luxury Group | How to Disrupt an Industry
➡️ Like The Podcast? Leave A Rating:   ➡️ About The Guest⁣ Alvaro is the Founder and CEO of Super Luxury Group, an acclaimed luxury real estate media network. Fueled by his passion for real estate, he has been working to enhance people’s lives through homes / real estate and experiences. He aspires to revolutionize the luxury lifestyle industry by celebritizing and selling multimillion-dollar homes from Miami to other jet-set locations using innovative and disruptive marketing techniques, technology integrations, and influencer collaborations. Alvaro has sold some of the largest, most luxurious pieces of real estate on the planet. He has worked with some of the most well-known celebrities and influencers to create the perfect intersection of luxury, lifestyle, and influence. ➡️ Show Links        ➡️ Podcast Sponsors HUBSPOT - - (Promo Code: Success10) ➡️ Talking Points⁣ 00:00 - Intro 02:25 - Alvaro Nunez's origin story 05:59 - How did Alvaro start his real estate journey? 19:02 - What has been the secret behind his enormous success? 36:08 - What have been the actual results of Alvaro's career? 41:50 - Why staying ahead of the curve is really important? 52:28 - Real estate in the metaverse 1:01:53 - What are some new emerging trends that Alvaro might try bringing to Super Luxury Group in the future? 1:03:13 - What strategy would Alvaro recommend for someone starting their career or business? 1:05:09 - How can people connect with Alvaro Nunez? 1:05:28 - What is something that keeps Alvaro up at night? 1:07:35 - What was the biggest problem Alvaro faced in his professional life and how did he overcome it? 1:09:21 - The biggest challenge Alvaro has ever faced in his personal life 1:10:42 - Who has been a mentor to Alvaro Nunez? 1:11:09 - A book or podcast recommended by Alvaro Nunez 1:11:36 - What would Alvaro tell his 20-year-old self? 1:11:42 - What does success mean to Alvaro Nunez? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dave Fink - Co-Founder & CEO of Postie | How to Create a Category
30-06-2022
Dave Fink - Co-Founder & CEO of Postie | How to Create a Category
➡️ Like The Podcast? Leave A Rating:   ➡️ About The Guest⁣ A 15-year consumer-internet veteran, Dave Fink, is a revenue-focused entrepreneur. He is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Postie. With a passion for creating disruptive business models and unique monetization strategies, Dave focuses on discovering opportunities to drive rapid growth. His creative, yet data-driven approach to marketing and monetization has generated hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue for ad-tech, lead generation, and commerce companies. Over the last decade, Dave has launched and scaled over 20 consumer-internet businesses.  During the early part of his career, he created performance-marketing platforms helping brands as diverse as Walt Disney World, Proctor & Gamble and The Gap adapt to the rapidly changing digital media strategies available in the internet world. ➡️ Show Links   ➡️ Podcast Sponsors HUBSPOT - - (Promo Code: Success10) ➡️ Talking Points⁣ 00:00 - Intro 02:16 - Dave Fink's origin story 04:40 - Was Dave part of the Dollar Shave Club? 07:06 - When did Dave start working in an environment with different companies? 10:55 - How does Dave Fink choose the category or decide where to go next? 15:32 - What is meant by creating a category? 21:10 - How important is experience in a category for success? 30:24 - Dave’s laydown on Postie and what he is doing with it? 31:52 - What space or void is Postie filling for a marketer? 37:30 - How to track a product through direct mail 39:10 - What is the B2B focus tool? 41:31 - How does Postie work with different tools? 42:34 - How do you win modern marketing through social media? 48:56 - How do you combat, while still maintaining effectiveness, when the consumer is not sharing data? 54:03 - What is the future of marketing and how can people connect with Dave? 55:00 - The biggest challenge Dave has ever faced in his personal or professional life 57:14 - Who has been a mentor to Dave Fink? 59:23 - A book or podcast recommended by Dave Fink 1:02:27 - What would Dave tell his 20-year-old self? 1:02:56 - What does success mean to Dave Fink? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Evan Sohn - CEO of Recruiter.com | The Secret To Retaining Talent
22-06-2022
Evan Sohn - CEO of Recruiter.com | The Secret To Retaining Talent
➡️ Like The Podcast? Leave A Rating:   ➡️ About The Guest⁣ Evan Sohn is Chief Executive Officer of Recruiter.com. He is a senior executive with 25+ years of experience in both Fortune 500 and start-up environments with a history of rapidly growing businesses, capturing market share, and multiple exits.  He has always had an exceptional ability and proficiency in sales, market development, corporate and product strategy, marketing, and business development. He has extensive management experience in payments, enterprise software, wireless and mobile software, security software, managed services, and penetrating new markets for new technology solutions. ➡️ Show Links        ➡️ Podcast Sponsors HUBSPOT - - (Promo Code: Success10) ➡️ Talking Points⁣ 00:00 - Intro 04:19 - Evan Sohn’s origin story 07:45 - What is the current state of Recruiter.com? 10:17 - What is the current state of the job market? 19:05 - What is the secret to retaining talent? 22:38 - What is the model of recruiting used at Recruiter.com and what would a perfect recruiting model look like? 36:10 - What do candidates really value in a company? 38:02 - With people jumping companies so fast, what are companies doing to tackle the change in retirement options? 45:12 - Where can people connect with Evan Sohn? 46:09 - What was the biggest challenge Evan has ever faced in his personal or professional life? 46:59 - Who has been a mentor to Evan Sohn? 48:16 - A book or podcast recommended by Evan Sohn 49:11 - What would Evan Sohn tell his 20-year-old self? 50:13 - What does success mean to Evan Sohn? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Zeke Pike - Founder & CEO of Ez Ecomm and Credit Wipe | God, Football, and Entrepreneurship
19-06-2022
Zeke Pike - Founder & CEO of Ez Ecomm and Credit Wipe | God, Football, and Entrepreneurship
➡️ Like The Podcast? Leave A Rating:   ➡️ About The Guest⁣ Zeke Pike is a serial entrepreneur and Founder of Ez Ecomm LLC and Credit Wipe. Zeke’s journey to greatness started in high school, as an All-American Quarterback. He fell into hard times throughout college, bouncing between Auburn, Louisville, and Murray State but it is through those hard times he turned his life around by founding Number8 Ministries and immersing himself in scripture. While building Number8 Ministries, Zeke got an unexpected call from the Indianapolis Colts to give Pike a tryout for Tight End. Eager to give his dream another chance, Zeke went for it. His time was cut short when Indianapolis decided it was no longer a good fit. Lost and looking for answers, Zeke took his first step into a flourishing industry with the dream of making it to the top right away Living in Boca Raton, FL, Zeke dabbled in selling on Amazon. Within a matter of a year, Zeke’s stores were producing 7-Figure numbers left and right. It was at that point Zeke realized he was onto something. Zeke’s decision to help investors create passive income streams was where his business, EZ Ecomm excelled to the next level. In a matter of months, Zeke quickly scaled EZ Ecomm to 7 figures just from investor enrollment fees with his total store sales totaling over 8 Figures.  EZ Ecomm intends to stand out through systems that allow every account to be taken care of in all aspects. With that in mind, it’s no telling how far Zeke & EZ Ecomm will go. A customer-first attitude is necessary to scale, and Zeke embraces that. ➡️ Show Links      ➡️ Podcast Sponsors HUBSPOT - - (Promo Code: Success10) ➡️ Talking Points⁣ 00:00 - Intro 02:10 - Zeke Pike's origin story 10:11 - All-American football star 23:31 - How does Zeke Pike make sure not to spiral again? 26:11 - How did Zeke Pike start his business? 33:03 - What was the strategy of Zeke Pike in building the store on Amazon? 43:47 - How does Zeke Pike scale a brand with Amazon? 46:22 - Did Zeke Pike use influencer marketing? 47:51 - Did Zeke Pike use Shopify?  53:31 - What did Zeke Pike think about whether more people will invest in these businesses? 54:40 - How did Zeke Pike start his second business? 1:03:34 - What should people do to improve their credit repairs? 1:09:27 - Do more credit cards help people?  1:12:39 - Is Zeke Pike about to start another business? 1:12:54 - What are the entrepreneurial lessons Zeke Pike learned from his business? 1:13:24 - What's the first thing Zeke Pike looks for when hiring?  1:15:25 - What would Zeke Pike's advice be for beginners or young entrepreneurs? 1:16:44 - What is the most essential thing according to Zeke Pike now?  1:22:22 - Where do people connect with Zeke Pike? 1:23:24 - What is something that keeps Zeke up at night? 1:24:42 - What was the biggest challenge Zeke Pike has ever had and what did he learn from it? 1:26:26 - Who is the mentor of Zeke Pike? 1:27:44 - A book or podcast recommended by Zeke Pike? 1:28:18 - What would Zeke Pike tell his 20-year-old self?  1:28:55 - What does success mean to Zeke Pike? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Daniel Kwak - Founder at Miotti Partners Capital | How To Become A Real Estate Millionaire By 24
08-06-2022
Daniel Kwak - Founder at Miotti Partners Capital | How To Become A Real Estate Millionaire By 24
➡️ Like The Podcast? Leave A Rating:   ➡️ About The Guest⁣ Daniel Kwak first immigrated to the United States with his family at the age of 5. Due to a financially disadvantaged upbringing, at the age of 20, he had a negative amount of $187.65 in his bank account. Motivated by continued financial hardship throughout his life, he started learning about Real Estate Investing.   For the first two years, he learned everything he could, and at the age of 22, he did his first deal. By age 23 he had 83 rental units, along with having raised millions of dollars in capital and also having done a variety of different deals and strategies. At age 26, Daniel founded Miotti Partners Capital, a core-satellite fund that has introduced the equities fund management model into the Real Estate space for the first time. He has also traveled across the country training and mentoring hundreds and thousands of aspiring real estate investors.  Daniel and his brother currently run an online financial education company, along with a Youtube channel (The Kwak Brothers) that currently has around 200k subscribers. Overall, Daniel aspires to be a great husband, leader, and friend by being more aware of God's love today than the day before.  ➡️ Show Links          ➡️ Podcast Sponsors HUBSPOT - - (Promo Code: Success10) ➡️ Talking Points⁣ 00:00 - Intro 03:19 - Daniel Kwak's origin story  13:19 - How does Daniel use his childhood story to action what he learns? 17:24 - What are some of the action steps that Daniel Kwak takes to grow his business? 20:20 - What were some learnings of Daniel Kwak having 87 doors? 24:10 - Did religion help Daniel Kwak in growing his business? 27:26 - Why does Daniel Kwak think that it is important to speak about religion? 29:46 - Is money regarded as good or evil in religion and how does Daniel Kwak wrestle with that?  35:53 - How does Daniel Kwak ground himself? 37:35 - Does Daniel Kwak find more value in investing profit doing charity or reinvesting into business? 40:21 - How did Daniel Kwak raise money for his book? 44:44 - What is the reason for people pivoting into real estate? 46:40 - What is a real estate perspective on hedging against inflation? 51:52 - What differentiates Daniel Kwak from other entrepreneurs working in real estate investment?  1:01:33 - How does Daniel Kwak protect himself in the business deals he is doing? 1:02:34 - Why did Daniel Kwak build his own personal brand? 1:04:41 - Building a virtual relationship or community building; which one is more important? 1:08:10 - Closing thoughts from Daniel Kwak  1:10:16 - What was the biggest challenge Daniel Kwak had in his personal life and how does he overcome it  1:10:32 - Who has been a mentor to Daniel Kwak? 1:10:58 - A book or a podcast recommended by Daniel Kwak  1:11:24 - What would Daniel Kwak tell his 20-year-old self?  1:11:39 - What does success mean to Daniel Kwak? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
John Assaraf - Founder & CEO of NeuroGym | Unlock Your Hidden Brain Power
06-06-2022
John Assaraf - Founder & CEO of NeuroGym | Unlock Your Hidden Brain Power
➡️ Like The Podcast? Leave A Rating:   ➡️ About The Guest⁣ John Assaraf is one of the leading mindset and behavioral experts in the world. He's appeared numerous times on Larry King Live, Anderson Cooper, and The Ellen DeGeneres Show. John has built 5 multimillion-dollar companies, written 2 New York Times Bestselling books, and has been featured in 8 movies, including the blockbuster hit “The Secret”. Today, he is the founder and CEO of NeuroGym, a company dedicated to using the most advanced technologies and evidence-based brain training methods to help individuals and corporations unlock and ignite their fullest potential.  ➡️ Show Links        ➡️ Podcast Sponsors HUBSPOT - - (Promo Code: Success10) ➡️ Talking Points⁣ 00:00 - Intro 03:15 - John Assaraf's origin story 11:30 - How does John Assaraf's mentor know that John Assaraf is committed? 16:00 - How did John Assaraf navigate through the problems that other entrepreneurs have? 30:00 - The evolution of the human brain 34:35 - How does John Assaraf exercise the reps components of his life? 42:03 - What should someone taking on something new be aware of? 48:19 - What does John Assaraf mean by "fear is a go signal"? 56:00 - What impact does John Assaraf want to leave on the world? 56:33 - Where do people connect with John Assaraf? 57:19 - What was the biggest challenge John Assaraf ever faced in his life?  58:42 - Who is the mentor of John Assaraf? 1:00:52 - A book or a podcast recommended by John Assaraf 1:01:51 - What would John Assaraf tell his 20-year-old self? 1:02:09 - What does success mean to John Assaraf? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Abby Falik - Founder & CEO of Global Citizen Year | College Can Wait, Finding Your Purpose Can't
03-06-2022
Abby Falik - Founder & CEO of Global Citizen Year | College Can Wait, Finding Your Purpose Can't
➡️ Like The Podcast? Leave A Rating:   ➡️ About The Guest⁣ Abby Falik is an award-winning social entrepreneur and the Founder & CEO of Global Citizen Year — a nonprofit using the power of a global immersion between high school and college to unlock curiosity, conviction, and courage in our next-generation leaders.  A recognized expert on social innovation, leadership, and the changing landscape of education, Abby has been profiled by The New York Times, The Washington Post, NPR, and The Chronicle of Higher Education.   Abby is a frequent speaker and has been featured at forums including the Aspen Ideas Festival, the Obama Foundation Summit, the Fast Company Innovation Festival, PopTech, and The Nantucket Project.   In 2018, Abby was named one of America's Top 25 Philanthropy Speakers by The Business of Giving. In 2019 she was named one of Goldman Sachs’ Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs for the third consecutive year, and in 2016 Fast Company named her one of the Most Creative People in Business. For her achievements as a social entrepreneur, she has been recognized as an Ashoka Fellow, a MindTrust Fellow, and a Draper Richards Kaplan Entrepreneur.  ➡️ Show Links         ➡️ Podcast Sponsors HUBSPOT - - (Promo Code: Success10) ➡️ Talking Points⁣ 00:00 - Intro 03:44 - Abby Falik's origin story  05:05 - What was the first thing that Abby Falik did that gives a positive impact on social media? 06:40 - What was the concept behind Global Citizen Year? 10:13 - What is Abby Falik's opinion on the current education system? 13:38 - How does Abby Falik teach entrepreneurship? 15:20 - What is social entrepreneurship? 17:48 - How does Abby Falik measure the impact of social entrepreneurship? 18:49 - How does Abby Falik convince the investors? 20:10 - How do we get that level of investors to follow the framework that Abby Falik has made? 23:32 - What is Abby Falik's advice for somebody who is about to start a company? 26:45 - What does the quote "how can we change the world from inside out" mean? 28:15 - What are the leadership lessons of Abby Falik for getting people on board with what she thinks? 37:09 - What are Abby Falik's thoughts about leadership and who can be a leader? 39:59 - Where do people connect with Abby Falik and what are some of her career insights? 42:05 - What was the biggest challenge Abby Falik had and how did she overcome it? 43:30 - Who is the mentor of Abby Falik? 44:21 - A book or a podcast recommendation of Abby Falik  44:55 - What would Abby Falik tell her 20-year-old self? 45:03 - What does success mean to Abby Falik? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Andy Paul - Global Sales Expert, Author & Podcast Host | Sell Without Selling Out
30-05-2022
Andy Paul - Global Sales Expert, Author & Podcast Host | Sell Without Selling Out
➡️ Like The Podcast? Leave A Rating:   ➡️ About The Guest⁣ Andy has been in sales for over four decades. His first sales job was selling women’s shoes at JC Penney. In his professional career, he’s sold everything from computers to small businesses to complex communications systems that sold for tens of millions of dollars to some of the world’s largest enterprises. He’s closed hundreds of millions of dollars in products and services before starting my own company. Andy's hit "Accelerate Your Sales" podcast was acquired by ringDNA in 2020. Since re-named "Sales Enablement with Andy Paul", the show continues to inspire thousands of sales professionals each week. He is ranked #8 on LinkedIn's Top 50 Global Sales Experts list. And he has consulted with some of the biggest businesses in the world including Square, Philips, Grubhub, and more, making him one of the leading voices in the sales industry today. ➡️ Show Links          ➡️ Podcast Sponsors HUBSPOT - - (Promo Code: Success10) ➡️ Talking Points⁣ 00:00 - Intro 03:13 - Andy Paul's origin story  04:23 - What made Andy Paul go down the sales path  05:29 - What were sales at Andy Paul's time vs what they are now? 07:04 - How was Andy Paul trained on how to close a deal? 09:00 - Why did Andy Paul go against the grain when cold calling was the trend in sales? 12:40 - Why does Andy Paul think the sales process is the issue in sales? 15:58 - Is buying experience the issue with the actual sales cycle? 19:51 - What is the strategy to accomplish the increase in sales percentage? 22:44 - What is the title of the book written by Andy Paul and what is it about? 28:23 - Why is it essential to use intelligence in cold calls? 32:45 - How does Andy Paul make sure that he maintains progress velocity and uniqueness at the same time? 38:54 - What does Andy Paul want anyone to learn from his book? 43:11 - How does somebody measure if the strategy isn't working? 45:53 - Where do people connect with Andy Paul? 46:48 - What was Andy Paul's biggest challenge in his personal or professional life? 48:00 - Who is the mentor of Andy Paul? 48:47 - A book or a podcast recommended by Andy Paul 49:41 - What would Andy Paul tell his 20-year-old self? 49:58 - What does success mean to Andy Paul? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices