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EP 099: “Tune Yourself Up” – Leadership Axioms with Steve Smith

Steve Smith of Growth Source Coaching instructs business clients worldwide and has served over 400 to date. His specialties in leadership, management and marketing make him an ideal coach to help professionals prepare to become world-class business owners or company executives.

We discuss how to pay attention for opportunities to make money. We learn about how to find solutions in the market and how to get clear about life and your business.

Golden nuggets:

  • Listening to people is the best way to get them to tap into themselves
  • Learn from the past, live in the present, plan for the future
  • Failure is only failure if you don’t learn from it

Keys to success:

  • Get clear on what you want and what you’re willing to do to get it
  • Recognize that every person that you come in contact with is a potential resource that you can learn from
  • Develop a servant leadership attitude

Actionable tips:

  • Find 2 or 3 people and form a buddy coaching group to help hold your accountable
  • Get feedback outside of your business


  • “Don’t be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated. You can’t cross a chasm in two small jumps.” David Lloyd George


Steve Smith – Growth Source Coaching


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EP 090: The Joy Key. Just Own You! with Rala JOY

Rala is a mentor, writer and mother of three. What “light’s her up” is working with anyone who is ready and willing to grab the bull by the horns and create their own Joyful Adventure in Life.

This conversation will teach you about the concept of joy. We chat about recognizing and embracing your moment of ease and how to get quiet.

Golden nuggets:

  • Remember why you started.
  • Ask the question: Is this all there is?

Keys to success:

  • Personal responsibility

Actionable tip:

  • Do the quadrant exercise
  • Tackle your to-do list


  • “People usually think according to their inclinations, speak according to their learning and ingrained opinions, but generally act according to custom.” Francis Bacon


Rala Brubaker


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EP 053: Grow Your Business With Pod-Casting – With Elzie Flenard (Episode 4 of 4)

I go into more detail on what a podcast producer does and how they can play a role in the success of your podcast project. I discuss coaching both on the side of business and for pod-casters and how important it is to have a sounding board to help think through your project. I review the first three episodes in this 4 episode series. And I wrap up this particular series with some details about the direction of the Enterprise NOW! Podcast and some cool potential projects that I may need your help with.




  • You get what you pay for.
  • Pay attention to the details.
  • Cheaper is not always better.

Golden nuggets:

  • Know your strong areas when facing challenges.
  • Be tenacious.
  • Be humble enough to ask for help.
  • Never give up.
  • Know when to pivot.
  • Take your time…..this is a marathon not a sprint.
  • Get great at delegating.
  • Be self aware enough to know what your good at and what you suck at.

Actionable Tips:

  • Get organized! Google docs is an awesome tool!
  • Utilize the features of your phone to keep things in order. (Calendar, notes, voice memo)
  • Focus on the work. Turn everything else off!
  • Document your processes and procedures.


  • I thought about giving up..but then I remembered who was watching. Lux Quotes.
  • There is always room for improvement, no matter how long you’ve been in business. – Oscar De La Hoya.
  • You don’t have tomorrow yet and yesterday is gone so embrace today and live life to your maximum potential.