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Episode 160: How to Harness Your Obsession, Do the Easy Things Right, and Dominate Your Market with Matt Given

This week I sit down with a successful startup founder and professional IRONMAN athlete to discuss the lessons from his 25-year track record in entrepreneurship. Matt Given gives us real-talk on the “healthy” side of obsession, finding patience to make a startup a successful and inevitably, how to reach true domination of your market!  Matt brings a fantastic reminder to …

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Episode 152: The Danger of Taking on Too Many Goals by Dorie Clark

Have you ever committed to more than you can handle? Too many business builders wreck their chances of success by spreading their energy too thin and attempting to accomplish too much at once. Understanding this challenge has allowed Dorie Clark to simplify her goal setting and optimize her impact. She discusses how our ability to master the right kind of […]

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Episode 151: Create Your Winning Game Plan with Ciara Pressler

Running a successful business doesn’t happen by sitting on the sidelines. It’s about getting in the game. Ciara Pressler shares her winning strategies for turning vision into action and giving you the guidance, support, and connections you need to move forward. Even those of us who are bravely following our dreams need consistent support. We need advice, encouragement, and community. […]

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Episode 149: The 12 Big Lies We Tell Ourselves with Tanya Geisler

Have you ever wrestled with the idea that you’re not quite ready yet? Maybe you’ll “be ready” to sign the deal, say YES to the opportunity, write the book, start the organization when you’ve FINALLY got the degree, lost the weight, received the promotion, made the move, found the right partner…you can fill in your own blank here. That’s your Impostor […]

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Episode 148: How to Sell Without Feeling Sleazy with Kendrick Shope

Getting paid for your work the is one of the most important parts of your business, but it’s also one of the most challenging things you’ll have to do. In fact, it’s so damn hard for some people to sell their work that I was compelled to dedicate an entire episode JUST on this one part of your business. PAY […]

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