Ep 145: Boost Your Brand and Get 7 Figure Results with Jeff Pulvino



Jeff Pulvino is the CEO and Founder of Boost Media Group a full-service digital marketing agency. Boost Media Group has helped fortune 500 companies, award-winning athletes, and yes even business owners like you establish and execute on marketing strategies that have delivered 7 figure results.

Golden nuggets:

  • Maturity in age is different than maturity in knowledge
  • Digital marketing evens the playing field

Keys to success:

  • Have the right people to fill the gaps
  • Balance perspective (have a coach)

Actionable tip:

  • Look for people who aren’t afraid to speak their mind but are willing to get on board.

Inspiration:

“The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.” — Franklin D. Roosevelt

Guest Info:

Boost Media Group: https://boostmediagroup.com


Ep 144: Get Off the Bench, Get in the Game. Be a Beacon of Light with Angela Marshall.



Angela Marshall, also known as “Author Stone,” is an Augusta, Ga., native, entrepreneur and positive words powerhouse that utilizes her personal life experiences of struggle, strength and success to captivate audiences and readers abroad. She speaks with positive purpose and passion to motivate others while encouraging them through challenges.

Golden nuggets:

  • Don’t live life on the sidelines
  • Impact lives through words
  • You need mirror friends to make you face yourself

Keys to success:

  • Be humble
  • Be willing to ask for help

Actionable tip:

  • Face yourself. It will allow you to grow.

Inspiration:

  • We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. – Oscar Wilde

Guest Information:

Angela Marshall

Website: https://www.inotherwordsbystone.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/wisewordswoman

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/angela-marshall-402004124/


Ep 143: Discipline, Authenticity and Perseverance with Mark Bosque



Mark Bosque has 20 years of experience in event, entertainment, and corporate security. Mark has a passion for working with canines since he was a child. He is the founder and CEO of K9 X – Factor.

K9 X-Factor is a service provider that shines a positive light on Protection Service Dogs being used in the security sector.

Golden nuggets:

  • Discipline is key
  • Daily improvement is

Keys to success:

  • Be willing to go the extra mile
  • Practice perseverance

Actionable tip:

  • Write down one thing that you want to accomplish each day

Inspiration:

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

Mark Bosque: http://k9xfactor.com/


Ep 142: Building Blocks of Business with Michael Thompson



Michael Thompson’s depth of service-oriented industries uniquely positions him as President of Applied Management Group, Inc. Over the past two decades Michael has applied his product knowledge and analytical skills in senior roles at leading water treatment companies.

Golden nuggets:

  • Being an entrepreneur is an attitude
  • Business skills are key to success
  • Don’t compete in the race to the bottom because you might win

Keys to success:

  • Understand where you’re at
  • Costing is very important

Actionable tip:

  • Know your numbers and benchmark

Inspiration:

“Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.”

— Henry David Thoreau

Links:

Michael Thompson: http://appliedmg.com/


Ep 141: Find a Space to Be Brave and Tell Your Story with Megan McGee



Megan McGee is a co-founder of Ex Fabula. Ex Fabula strengthens community bonds through the art of storytelling. Ex Fabula is committed to diversity and hosts events throughout the city – from Bronzeville to Bay View and Westtown to Sherman Park.

Golden nuggets:

  • Find the playful things in life
  • Carve time out to do fun stuff
  • It’s OK to fail
  • Perspective is not permanent

Keys to success:

  • Understand that success is different for everyone
  • Question assumptions
  • Don’t get founder syndrome

Actionable tip:

  • Think about why people might be afraid

Inspiration:

“The Way Get Started Is To Quit Talking And Begin Doing.” – Walt Disney

Resources:

Ex Fabula: https://www.exfabula.org/


Ep 140: The Journey to the No with Julia Carlson



Julia is the Founder of Financial Freedom Wealth Management Group, LLC.  She has been practicing financial planning for more than 20 years and specializes in helping people who are either retired or close to retirement. Julia is recognized as being especially knowledgeable on topics relating to tax strategies for retirement and distribution planning.  The Business Enterprise Institute (BEI) recognizes her qualifications to provide comprehensive exit planning services to business owners.

Golden nuggets:

  • Failure is not an option
  • Learn to uncover the objections
  • Put systems in place that allow your business to run without you

Keys to success:

  • Consistency
  • Strong work ethic
  • Set boundaries

Actionable tip:

  • Always look at learning as an investment

Inspiration:

“Would you like me to give you a formula for success? It’s quite simple, really: Double your rate of failure. You are thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isn’t at all. You can be discouraged by failure or you can learn from it, so go ahead and make mistakes. Make all you can. Because remember that’s where you will find success.”

— Thomas J. Watson

Guest Information:

Julia Carlson – https://www.financialfreedomwmg.com/


Ep 139: How to Use Compassionate Curiosity to Find Confidence in Conflict with Kwame Christian



Kwame Christian is the Director of the American Negotiation Institute where he conducts negotiation and conflict management workshops around the country.

He is the author of the best-selling book Nobody Will Play With Me: How to Use Compassionate Curiosity to Find Confidence in Conflict. Kwame also hosts the top negotiation podcast in the world, Negotiate Anything.

Golden nuggets:

  • Behind the greatest strength comes the greatest weakness
  • Face the truth about yourself
  • Appreciate the journey and the process

Keys to success:

  • Have clarity in what your passion is
  • Have clarity in what your why is
  • Get out of your own way

Actionable tip:

  • Read and educate yourself
  • Experiment

Inspiration:

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

Guest Information:

Kwame Christian

https://americannegotiationinstitute.com


Ep 138: Find Alignment in Feedback with John Larson



John Larson is the creator of Coach Accountable. Coach Accountable allows competent coaches to do their very best work: coaching that’s more effective and more approachable.

Crafted and refined since 2012, the CA platform enables coaches to put forth a more compelling offering, have their coaching be more than just a phone call and a notebook, realize better results with their clients, and focus on doing more of what they love.

Golden Nuggets:

  • Technology can be a method of creativity
  • Don’t build in isolation

Keys to success:

  • Listen to the customer
  • Act on what you hear

Actionable tip:

Don’t shy away from doing something you don’t really know how to do.

Inspiration:

“The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.” — Bruce Lee

Guest Information:

John Larson

https://www.coachaccountable.com/


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/