Monthly Archives: September 2017

Ep 63: What Happened to Passion? Out with the old, In With The New. Find your Niche And Do Your Dance!



In this episode, I talk with Eric Litwin. Eric is a # 1 New York Times best-selling author of the original four Pete the Cat books, The Nuts and Groovy Joe. He is a creative entrepreneur who brings literacy and music together. As a “recovering” teacher, Eric’s mission is to help shift how early literacy is approached by bringing more music and interactivity into instruction.

Golden nuggets: 

  • Don’t accept the status quo
  • The best way to get better is practice and emersion
  • Break old ideas and bring in new ones

Actionable tip:

  • Utilize low-cost experimentation concept to create products that bring value to people
  • Find your niche

Inspiration: 

“Sing your song, dance your dance, create your creation, change your world. No matter what, never give up on you and leave no regrets.” – Elzie D. Flenard, III

Giveaway!

For the “Enterprisers” Eric is giving away a signed copy of his newest book, Groovy Joe: Dance Party Countdown!

To enter the giveaway, click https://www.ericlitwin.com/give-away-group-c!  Be sure to enter before midnight on Monday, October 2nd!

Links: 

The Nut Family: www.thenutfamily.com

Groovy Joe: groovyjoestories.scholastic.com

Free Music From Eric: http://www.thelearninggroove.com/#!songs-and-activities/c129x

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Ep 62: “Balance. Be Self Aware. Be EmPowered!”



In this episode, I talk about balance. We all struggle with balance. Whether it’s balancing our professional careers with family time, or trying to balance our business with time for ourselves. Balance isn’t easy, but there are ways to make sure that we are self-aware enough to know when the areas of our lives and businesses are not in alignment. Consider balance as you juggle your business and family life.

Golden nuggets: 

  • Know your purpose, passion, and path
  • Admit when you’re overwhelmed
  • Listen to your body

Actionable tip:

  • Download the 3 Ps to empowerment worksheet
  • Take inventory of the things that are on your plate
  • Remove energy suckers now

Inspiration: 

“You are uniquely qualified to accomplish your purpose.” Elzie D. Flenard, III

Links: 

www.enterprise-now.biz

www.wqyl-db.com


Bonus Episode: Breakthrough Is Closer Than It Seems



Breakthrough is closer than it seems. Don’t give up, keep pushing, keep taking small steps, do something every day to move your business forward. You have everything inside of you to accomplish your goals and dreams!


Ep 61: Dan Trzinski – “Recognize Trends, and know when to pivot”



In this episode, I talk with Dan Trzinski of Platypus Advertising + Design. Dan tells us about how he got his start in the advertising industry, which stems from growing up in an entrepreneurial family and trying his hand at broadcasting. He talks about the ever changing advertising landscape and how it is quickly evolving into digital. We also chat about what he thinks is the best way to find success.

Golden nuggets:

  • Never stop learning
  • Failing is okay
  • Know when to pivot

Actionable tip:

  • Hire slow, fire fast
  • Be accountable
  • Stay on top of the trends

Inspiration:

Failing is okay, it’s a part of the learning process. Keep trying, learn from your mistakes and don’t repeat them.

Links:

Dan Trzinski on LinkedIn

Platypus Advertising + Design

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REPLAY – Ep 56: Chart your own path. Let’s talk about timing and why life sucks!



In this episode, I talk about Going against the grain and recognizing trends. Going left when others are going right. Getting in when others are getting out. Charting your own path and being brave. I also unpack my talk with the one and only Paul Neuberger – The Cold Call Coach.

Golden nuggets: 

  • Life doesn’t do anything to you, it does things for you
  • Entrepreneurship is a calling
  • Tenacity is a key to success
  • Patience is essential
  • It’s not always fun

Actionable tip:

  • Embrace belief
  • Manage time by planning your day

Inspiration:

“The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It’s as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer, not a dreamer.” Nolan Bushnell, entrepreneur.

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Links: 

www.lightspeedhq.com

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www.enterprise-now.biz 

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