Category Archives: Episodes

Ep 137: Designing the System in the Cloud with Collin Graves



Collin Graves is the founder and CEO of North labs. North labs helps businesses realize the true power of Amazon Web Services with industry-leading managed services and big data solutions. My conversation with Collin Graves of North Labs is full of Golden nuggets and insights that will get your entrepreneurial juices flowing.

Golden nuggets:

  • You don’t need to be all of the pieces
  • Be able to connect the dots

Keys to success:

  • Be willing to fail
  • Resistance forces you to grow
  • Practice mindfulness

Actionable tip:

  • Delegate as quickly as possible

Inspiration:

“Opportunities don’t happen. You create them.”– Chris Grosser

Resources:

Northlabs.io


EP 136: Building Relationships and Networking with Rob Kochanski



Rob Kochanski, is the founder and host of the Local First Podcast. Rob got started in podcasting because of his interest in meeting and connecting with other Local business owners and entrepreneurs. Realizing that there were Local experts that are smart, intelligent, and have unique ways of impacting the lives of their customers, Local First Podcast was born.

Golden nuggets:

  • Don’t set limits on what you can do
  • Don’t do so many things that you get nothing done
  • Be strategic about the people you network with

Keys to success:

  1. Be persistent and consistent
  2. Don’t try to be everything to everyone
  3. Be 1% better everyday

Actionable tip:

  • Don’t give up when it gets hard
  • Collaborate with others
  • Ask for help

Inspiration:

“Stop chasing the money and start chasing the passion.” — Tony Hsieh

Resources:

Local First Podcast: https://www.localfirstpodcast.com/


Show Announcement



I want to talk a little bit about some things that are happening at Enterprise NOW! and how that effects the Enterprise NOW! Podcast.

We’ve been around since twenty sixteen.

There are some other things that are happening in my life and in my business that I need to focus on.

I need to scale back.

Effective immediately. We’re going to be going to a bi weekly show.

Still seeking to provide with the education the motivation inspiration transformation that we’ve been doing every week for the past.


EP 135: Build a Profitable Signature Program Based on Your Passion with Maya Gaddie



Maya Gaddie can help you create a profitable signature program online.

She’s based in Los Angeles, CA and believes that one of the best things you can do is create a life that you’re truly excited about living.

Before Maya started her business back in 2011, she sold online programs, taught online classes and created online curriculum for others, for almost a decade.

For the last 6 years, she’s built, launched and successfully sold online classes, products and programs in her own business. And, she loves showing her clients how to do the same.

Golden nuggets:

  • Find what you love and share it with others

Keys to success:

  • Get started now. Must have an MVP (Minimum viable product)
  • Lean into your Genius Zone

Actionable tip:

  • Talk to your clients (Have conversations with them)

Inspiration:

“Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value.”— Albert Einstein

Resources:

Maya Gaddie – http://www.mayagaddie.com


EP 133: Find, Win, Keep, and Grow Clients with LaTisha Styles



LaTisha “Tish” Styles is a lifestyle influencer, speaker and marketing consultant helping clients grow their online business. She is the founder of Creating Coins®, which provides courses and trainings in digital marketing. She helps her clients design the life of their dreams through entrepreneurship, allowing them to set their own hours, serve perfect fit clients, as well as save, spend, and make as much money as they desire. Her work has been featured in notable publications including Forbes, Fast Company, and Business Insider.

Golden nuggets:

  • Learn how to sell your skills
  • Look at challenges as opportunities

Keys to success:

  • Start where you are with what you have
  • Be willing to adapt
  • Understand the trends

Actionable tip:

  • Take action in the right direction
  • Don’t try to do it on your own
  • Ask for help

Inspiration:

LaTisha Styles: https://latishastyles.com


EP 132: Self-Discovery and Your One Thing with Thierry Augustin



Stellar emails is an email marketing management agency for online retailers. Clients have regular 6-figure months all through the power of email marketing!

We talk about building relationships and how being a people pleaser has a downside. Thierry shares his journey of self-discovery and reveals his superpower.

Golden nuggets:

  • There are non-traditional ways to have a fulfilling life
  • Be able to absorb knowledge
  • You have to be able to communicate value

Keys to success:

  1. Analyze people who have gone before you
  2. Figure out a process (learn how things work)
  3. Be optimistic and diligent

Actionable tip:

  • Do some form of email marketing

Inspiration:

Go. Do. Reflect. Adjust. Repeat.

E-commerce Marketing Strategies: https://thierryaugustin.com/


EP 131: Work Harder and Smarter with Darren Fisher



Darren Fisher is the Founder and CEO of SPEARity. SPEARity™ isn’t your standard management consulting firm. They don’t provide you with a plan and walk away. They partner with you and your team to ensure you are developing the processes, competencies, and habits needed to set strategic goals and achieve them as an organization.

We talk about balance and if there is such a thing. We chat about disciple and how much it impacts your success factor. We also talk about forgiveness and how forgiveness is never without consequence.

Golden nuggets:

  • You are not in control but you own your actions
  • Humility is key

Keys to success:

  • Understand where you’re trying to go
  • Set Goals
  • Have a plan that you follow

Actionable tip:

  • Document 3 successes everyday

Inspiration:

“Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don’t wish it were easier; wish you were better.”– Jim Rohn

Spearity: https://www.spearity.com


EP 130: Goals in Stone, Plans in Sand with Karen Walker



Karen Walker is  an executive coach, consultant, speaker and author – focused on helping senior leaders create internal strategies that support their organizations’ external growth. We talk about how she learned how to think and how that’s helped lead to her current success. Karen teaches us about the balance between driving results through others and doing things yourself.

Golden nuggets:

  • Don’t fall in love the plan
  • Have a humble confidence

Keys to success:

  • Willingness to make mistakes
  • Be agile

Actionable tip:

  • Make time to think
  • Focus you time

Inspiration:

“The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same.” — Colin R. Davis

Karen Walker: https://karenwalker.us


EP 129: Listening and Orchestrating Relationship Building with Roger Nierenberg



The Music Paradigm is an engaging and unforgettable learning experience for any type of organization. Your people – who are participants, not just audience members – are seated within a live professional orchestra where they can observe highly trained musicians as they perform.

Roger and I talk about challenges inspire action. Roger shares his perspective on hearing versus listening. We also talk about following your inspiration and staying curious.

Golden nuggets:

  • What you listen to you become
  • Listening is engaging not just hearing

Keys to success:

  • Follow your inspiration
  • Live in the realm of possibility

Actionable tip:

  • Stay curious

Inspiration:

“Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.”

— Winston S. Churchill

Resources:

http://www.musicparadigm.com


EP 128: Try. Fail. Pivot. Learn. Grow with Don Erwin



This week I talk with Don Erwin of MixMax. We talk about Don’s early days at Linked In and how that step of faith prepared him for other projects in his career. Don shares how important building a solid culture is to the top and bottom line. Don teaches us that honesty is always the best approach.

Golden nuggets:

  • Don’t be afraid to try
  • Failure is the best way to succeed

Keys to success:

  • Fail. Pivot. Learn. Grow.

Actionable tip:

  • Get out and get in front of people

Inspiration:

“We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.” Anais Nin

Resources:

www.mixmax.com