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    635: The Secret of Success (It's Not What You Think) by James Altucher

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 9:57

    James Altucher shares the secret to success Episode 635: The Secret of Success (It's Not What You Think) by James Altucher on Learning From Disappointment James Altucher is an American hedge fund manager, entrepreneur, bestselling author, and podcaster. He has founded or cofounded more than 20 companies and says he failed at 17 of them. He has published 11 books, and is a regular contributor to The Financial Times, TechCrunch, and The Huffington Post. USA Today named his book Choose Yourself one of the 12 Best Business Books of All Time. The original post is located here: https://jamesaltucher.com/blog/secret-of-success/   Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com  Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    634: How to Give Feedback by Seth Godin

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 26, 2022 8:51

    Seth Godin talks about how to give feedback the right way Episode 634: How to Give Feedback by Seth Godin on Critiquing Your Employees as a Business Owner Seth is an entrepreneur, best-selling author, and speaker. In addition to launching one of the most popular blogs in the world, he has written 19 best-selling books, including The Dip, Linchpin, Purple Cow, Tribes, and What To Do When It's Your Turn (And It's Always Your Turn). His most recent book, This is Marketing, was an instant bestseller in countries around the world. Though renowned for his writing and speaking, Seth also founded two companies, Squidoo and Yoyodyne (acquired by Yahoo!). By focusing on everything from effective marketing and leadership, to the spread of ideas and changing everything, Seth has been able to motivate and inspire countless people around the world. In 2013, Seth was one of just three professionals inducted into the Direct Marketing Hall of Fame. In an astonishing turn of events, in May 2018, he was inducted into the Marketing Hall of Fame as well. He might be the only person in both. The original post is located here: https://seths.blog/2006/07/how_to_give_fee/   Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com  Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    633: I Funded Our Wedding Through Freelance Writing by Leah Manderson with Budgets Are Sexy

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 25, 2022 10:30

    Leah Manderson of Budgets Are Sexy talks about how she funded her wedding through freelance writing Episode 633: I Funded Our Wedding Through Freelance Writing by Leah Manderson with Budgets Are Sexy J. Money is a 6'1, hyperactive, rock a ‘hawk who loves drinking beer, blaring hip-hop, talking about money, and now playing with his two adorable baby boys. He tracked his expenses for 3 months, made a budget, read some books, and stumbled into personal finance blogging and idea sharing, randomly turning BudgetsAreSexy.com into his full time “real job” a few short years later–14 million views later! The original post is located here: https://www.budgetsaresexy.com/side-hustle-series-started-freelance-writing-business/   Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com  Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    632: How Naps Can Make You a Better Advisor AND A Simple Practice to Increase Productivity and Energy by Ryan H. Law

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 11:49

    Ryan H. Law shares two short posts about how naps can make you a better advisor and how to produce creativity and energy Episode 632: How Naps Can Make You a Better Advisor AND A Simple Practice to Increase Productivity and Energy by Ryan H. Law Ryan's goal is to teach financial planners, coaches, and counselors how to use simple, evidence-based action steps to provide outstanding client care.  He received his bachelor's degree from Utah State University in Family Finance. After he graduated he worked in the financial planning field for several years then decided to return to school.  He received his master's degree in Personal Financial Planning from Texas Tech University.  He is a Certified Financial Planner and an Accredited Financial Counselor He currently teaches at Utah Valley University in the Financial Planning program where he teaches financial counseling courses and runs their on-campus Money Management Resource Center.  He serves on the AFCPE (Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education) Board of Directors where he has served as Treasurer and President.  The original posts can be found here: https://ryanhlaw.com/naps/ & https://ryanhlaw.com/standing-desk/   Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    631: Break Free From Busyness and Do the Work You Were Meant For by Alli Worthington with Goins Writer

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 9:25

    Alli Worthington of Goins Writer encourages you to break free from busyness and do the work you were meant for Episode 631: Break Free From Busyness and Do the Work You Were Meant For by Alli Worthington with Goins Writer Jeff Goins is the best-selling author of five books including The Art of Work and Real Artists Don't Starve. On his blog, he shares his thoughts on writing, life, and creative work. The original post is located here: https://goinswriter.com/breaking-busy/   Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    630: Sales Process: How To Handle Objections And Use Closing Techniques by Brian Tracy

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 11:49

    Brian Tracy tells you how to handle objections and use closing techniques Episode 630: Sales Process: How To Handle Objections And Use Closing Techniques by Brian Tracy Brian Tracy's goal is to help you achieve your personal and business goals faster and easier than you ever imagined. Brian Tracy has consulted for more than 1,000 companies and addressed more than 5,000,000 people in 5,000 talks and seminars throughout the US, Canada and 70 other countries worldwide. As a Keynote speaker and seminar leader, he addresses more than 250,000 people each year. He has studied, researched, written and spoken for 30 years in the fields of economics, history, business, philosophy and psychology. He is the top selling author of over 70 books that have been translated into dozens of languages. The original post is located here: https://www.briantracy.com/blog/sales-success/sales-process-handle-objections-and-use-closing-techniques-sales-funnel/   Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    629: [Part 2] How do Great Entrepreneurs Choose a Capital Provider – Maybe Not the Way You Think by Mike Smerklo

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 9:28

    Mike Smerklo talks about how great entrepreneurs choose capital providers. This is part 2 of 2. Episode 629: [Part 2] How do Great Entrepreneurs Choose a Capital Provider – Maybe Not the Way You Think by Mike Smerklo Mike Smerklo is an experienced entrepreneur, investor and business leader driven by the desire to turn ideas into reality. Having bought and scaled a small business into a publicly traded company worth nearly a billion dollars in value, he has a deep understanding of the hard work, dedication and grit that truly powers successful entrepreneurship. Today, as the co-founder and managing director of Next Coast Ventures, Smerklo is a champion for a new generation of entrepreneurs building disruptive companies in big markets. His new book, Mr. Monkey and Me (Scribe Media, Nov. 17 2020), is a “real talk” guide for entrepreneurs who want to cut through the noise to cultivate a mindset that supports greatness. The original post is located here: https://www.mikesmerklo.com/how-do-great-entrepreneurs-choose-a-capital-provider-maybe-not-the-way-you-think/   Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com  Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    628: [Part 1] How do Great Entrepreneurs Choose a Capital Provider – Maybe Not the Way You Think by Mike Smerklo

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 10:21

    Mike Smerklo talks about how great entrepreneurs choose capital providers. This is part 1 of 2. Episode 628: [Part 1] How do Great Entrepreneurs Choose a Capital Provider – Maybe Not the Way You Think by Mike Smerklo Mike Smerklo is an experienced entrepreneur, investor and business leader driven by the desire to turn ideas into reality. Having bought and scaled a small business into a publicly traded company worth nearly a billion dollars in value, he has a deep understanding of the hard work, dedication and grit that truly powers successful entrepreneurship. Today, as the co-founder and managing director of Next Coast Ventures, Smerklo is a champion for a new generation of entrepreneurs building disruptive companies in big markets. His new book, Mr. Monkey and Me (Scribe Media, Nov. 17 2020), is a “real talk” guide for entrepreneurs who want to cut through the noise to cultivate a mindset that supports greatness. The original post is located here: https://www.mikesmerklo.com/how-do-great-entrepreneurs-choose-a-capital-provider-maybe-not-the-way-you-think/   Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com  Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    627: How to Escape a Workplace Productivity Rut by Laura Stack of The Productivity Pro

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 19, 2022 11:15

    Laura Stack of The Productivity Pro talks about how to escape a workplace productivity rut Episode 627: How to Escape a Workplace Productivity Rut by Laura Stack of The Productivity Pro Laura Stack, MBA, CSP, CPAE is an award-winning keynote speaker, bestselling author, and noted authority on employee and team productivity. She is the president of The Productivity Pro, Inc., a company dedicated to helping leaders increase workplace performance in high-stress environments. Stack has authored eight books, including FASTER TOGETHER: Accelerating Your Team's Productivity (Berrett-Koehler 2018). She is a past president of the National Speakers Association, and a member of its exclusive Speaker Hall of Fame (with fewer than 175 members worldwide.) Stack's clients include Cisco Systems, Wal-Mart, and Bank of America, and she has been featured on the CBS Early Show and CNN, and in the New York Times. The original post is located here: https://theproductivitypro.com/blog/2013/08/how-to-escape-a-workplace-productivity-rut/   Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com  Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    626: Why Are We Still Working to the Clock by Carl Pullein on Restructuring Work Schedules

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 18, 2022 10:28

    Carl Pullein asks why we're still working to the clock Episode 626: Why Are We Still Working to the Clock by Carl Pullein on Restructuring Work Schedules Carl has written three books on productivity and time management and coaches companies and individuals around the world through his Time and Life Mastery and Your Digital Life courses.  His passion and dedication to helping people become better at managing their time so they can focus on what is important to them is legendary and his presentations and workshops are highly interactive, entertaining and educational. The original post can be found here: https://www.carlpullein.com/blog/why-are-we-still-working-to-the-clock/9/8/2016   Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    625: Making the Decision to Leave Your Job by Michelle Schroeder-Gardner of Making Sense of Cents

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2022 8:18

    Michelle Schroeder-Gardner of Making Sense of Cents talks about making the decision to leave your job Episode 625: Making the Decision to Leave Your Job by Michelle Schroeder-Gardner of Making Sense of Cents Michelle Schroeder-Gardner created Making Sense of Cents in order to help improve her own finances. With diligence, she was able to pay off $38,000 in student debt in 7 months, kept track of progress, and helped readers along the way. She's currently touring North America and living out of an RV. You can learn more about her and see her monthly income reports at MakingSenseOfCents.com. The original post is located here: https://www.makingsenseofcents.com/2013/12/making-the-decision-to-leave-your-job.html   Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com  Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    624: How My Best Side Hustle Ever Almost Ended in Court by Nick Loper of Side Hustle Nation

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 8:42

    Nick Loper with Side Hustle Nation talks about how his best side hustle ever almost ended in court Episode 624: How My Best Side Hustle Ever Almost Ended in Court by Nick Loper of Side Hustle Nation Nick Loper of Side Hustle Nation is an entrepreneur involved in a variety of projects. He started the website because he believes in the hustle. After all, what's riskier: starting a business, or relying on your job as your only source of income? He used to work full-time for a giant corporation, but built his business during the night and weekends... and you can do it too. The original post is located here: https://www.sidehustlenation.com/my-best-side-hustle-ever/   Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    623: Effective Communication in the Land of Endless Emails by Kenneth McCall with Dig to Fly

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 10:40

    Kenneth McCall with Dig to Fly talks about effective email communication Episode 623: Effective Communication in the Land of Endless Emails by Kenneth McCall with Dig to Fly Karl Staib is an author that seeks out growth at every turn. It's why he writes. He wants to process his thoughts and emotions, learn from them and share them with the world. He grew up in a little town in Pennsylvania called Pipersiville. He moved to Austin, TX in this mid twenties and now he is living in San Antonio with his wife and two boys. If you enjoy his writing, he encourages you to reach out to him at DigToFly.com. He wants to hear about how you've learned to grow from your own struggles. When his father passed it was focusing on gratitude that helped him get through one of the most difficult times in his life. It taught him the importance of bringing gratitude to every single situation. Whether it's a difficult situation like his father's death or amazing one like drinking ice cold tea by the river with his son. That's why he wants to bring more gratitude into the workplace. His work inside a fortune 500 company that regularly ranks in top 10 for best place to work has shown him the importance of gratitude and how it increases productivity and communication. If you want to learn more just go to DigToFly.com. He is also a big fan of traveling, meditation, Yoga, hikes in lush terrain and his family. The original post is located here: https://digtofly.com/effective-communication-in-the-land-of-endless-emails/   Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    622: Managing Multi-Channel Marketing (Without Losing Your Mind!) by Sherice Jacob with Neil Patel

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 10:10

    Sherice Jacob with Neil Patel gives you tips for managing multi-channel marketing Episode 622: Managing Multi-Channel Marketing (Without Losing Your Mind!) by Sherice Jacob with Neil Patel Neil Patel is a New York Times Bestselling author. The Wall Street Journal calls him a top influencer on the web, Forbes says he is one of the top 10 marketers, and Entrepreneur Magazine says he created one of the 100 most brilliant companies. He was recognized as a top 100 entrepreneur under the age of 30 by President Obama and a top 100 entrepreneur under the age of 35 by the United Nations. The original post can be found here: https://neilpatel.com/blog/multichannel-marketing/ Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com  Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    621: How to Accurately Estimate Costs of Starting a Business by Kalen Bruce of Money Mini Blog

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 9:46

    Kalen Bruce of Money Mini Blog tells us how to accurately estimate costs of starting a business Episode 621: How to Accurately Estimate Costs of Starting a Business by Kalen Bruce of Money Mini Blog Kalen Bruce is the founder of MoneyMiniBlog. His story is simple… he and his wife were $24,000 in debt and became a student of finances to get out. They are now debt-free and building wealth. Kalen shares everything he has learned on his blog, writing informative, entertaining, mini blogs to help you with your finances. Finances can be intimidating, so he keeps his posts short, sweet, and simple. The original post is located here: https://moneyminiblog.com/business/estimate-costs-of-starting-a-business/   Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com  Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    620: [Part 2] How to Become a Successful Freelance Writer by Laura Gariepy with Saving Joyfully

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 12, 2022 9:35

    Laura Gariepy of Saving Joyfully talks about how to become a successful freelance writer. This is part 2 of 2 Episode 620: [Part 2] How to Become a Successful Freelance Writer by Laura Gariepy with Saving Joyfully Andrea Joy is the creator of Saving Joyfully, a personal finance and frugality blog emphasizing joyful living. On her website, savingjoyfully.com, she offers inspiration and resources for your journey to financial freedom. The original post is located here: https://savingjoyfully.com/blog/how-to-become-a-successful-freelance-writer  Indeed is the #1 source of hires in the U.S., according to TalentNest. Go to Indeed.com/STARTUP to claim your $75 credit. Offer good for a limited time. Plus earn up to $500 extra in sponsored job credits with Indeed's Virtual Interviews  Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    619: [Part 1] How to Become a Successful Freelance Writer by Laura Gariepy with Saving Joyfully

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 11, 2022 9:10

    Laura Gariepy of Saving Joyfully talks about how to become a successful freelance writer. This is part 1 of 2 Episode 619: [Part 1] How to Become a Successful Freelance Writer by Laura Gariepy with Saving Joyfully Andrea Joy is the creator of Saving Joyfully, a personal finance and frugality blog emphasizing joyful living. On her website, savingjoyfully.com, she offers inspiration and resources for your journey to financial freedom. The original post is located here: https://savingjoyfully.com/blog/how-to-become-a-successful-freelance-writer  Indeed is the #1 source of hires in the U.S., according to TalentNest. Go to Indeed.com/STARTUP to claim your $75 credit. Offer good for a limited time. Plus earn up to $500 extra in sponsored job credits with Indeed's Virtual Interviews  Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    618: Tax Fraud - Are You Unintentionally Committing it by Vicki Cook and Amy Blacklock of Women Who Money

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2022 10:33

    Vicki Cook and Amy Blacklock of Women Who Money help you avoid committing tax fraud Episode 618: Tax Fraud - Are You Unintentionally Committing it by Vicki Cook and Amy Blacklock of Women Who Money The co-founders of Women Who Money are Amy Blacklock from Life Zemplified and Vicki Cook, from Make Smarter Decisions. Vicki and Amy connected initially online and eventually met in person at a financial conference in the fall of 2017. They've both reached financial independence and left full-time work to devote more time to family, pursue passion projects, and embrace fun and challenging opportunities. They enjoy collaborating on original content and sharing great articles written by and for women. The original post is located here: https://womenwhomoney.com/willful-tax-fraud-unintentional-negligence/ Indeed is the #1 source of hires in the U.S., according to TalentNest. Go to Indeed.com/STARTUP to claim your $75 credit. Offer good for a limited time. Plus earn up to $500 extra in sponsored job credits with Indeed's Virtual Interviews  Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    617: Identify and Manage Stress as a Content Creator AND Feel More Aligned With Your Content Creation by Greg Audino

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2022 10:07

    Greg Audino of Vibely shares two short articles covering how to manage stress as a content creator and how to feel more aligned with your content creation Episode 617: Identify and Manage Stress as a Content Creator AND Feel More Aligned With Your Content Creation by Greg Audino Vibely is an all-in-one place to lead an interactive membership, and strengthen your online and offline communities. Thousands of content creators have started their own communities on the Vibely platform, where they can better connect with fans by offering them personalized challenges, lessons, group chats, one-on-ones and more.  On their blog, head writer Greg Audino offers a collection of articles which provide tips that intersect psychology, relationship building and content creation. The original posts are located here: https://www.vibely.io/blog/how-to-identify-and-manage-stress-as-a-content-creator & https://www.vibely.io/blog/a-simple-exercise-to-help-you-feel-more-aligned-with-your-content-creation  Indeed is the #1 source of hires in the U.S., according to TalentNest. Go to Indeed.com/STARTUP to claim your $75 credit. Offer good for a limited time. Plus earn up to $500 extra in sponsored job credits with Indeed's Virtual Interviews  Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    616: Dangerous Ideas: College Extracurriculars Are Meaningless by Cal Newport on Getting Hired & Crafting A Great Resume

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2022 9:43

    Cal Newport insists that college extracurriculars are meaningless Episode 616: Dangerous Ideas: College Extracurriculars Are Meaningless by Cal Newport on Getting Hired & Crafting A Great Resume Cal Newport is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Georgetown University, who specializes in the theory of distributed algorithms. He previously earned his Ph.D. from MIT in 2009 and graduated from Dartmouth College in 2004. In addition to studying the theoretical foundations of our digital age as a professor, Newport also writes about the impact of these technologies on the world of work. His most recent book, Deep Work, argues that focus is the new I.Q. in the knowledge economy, and that individuals who cultivate their ability to concentrate without distraction will thrive. The original post is located here: http://calnewport.com/blog/2008/07/23/dangerous-ideas-college-extracurriculars-are-meaningless/  Indeed is the #1 source of hires in the U.S., according to TalentNest. Go to Indeed.com/STARTUP to claim your $75 credit. Offer good for a limited time. Plus earn up to $500 extra in sponsored job credits with Indeed's Virtual Interviews  Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    615: Notes from a Cold Bathroom Floor in South Africa by Chris Guillebeau on Entrepreneurship & Side Hustles

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2022 9:36

    Chris Guillebeau shares thoughts on entrepreneurship and side hustles Episode 615: Notes from a Cold Bathroom Floor in South Africa by Chris Guillebeau on Entrepreneurship & Side Hustles Chris Guillebeau is a New York Times bestselling author and modern-day explorer. He is the author of 5 books and his daily podcast, Side Hustle School, is downloaded more than 2 million times a month. Every summer in Portland, Oregon, Chris hosts the World Domination Summit, a gathering of creative, remarkable people with thousands in attendance. Chris is also the founder of Pioneer Nation, Unconventional Guides, the Travel Hacking Cartel, and numerous other projects. During a lifetime of self-employment that included a four-year commitment as a volunteer executive in West Africa, he visited every country in the world (193 in total) before his 35th birthday. The original post is located here: https://chrisguillebeau.com/notes-from-a-cold-bathroom-floor-in-south-africa/  Indeed is the #1 source of hires in the U.S., according to TalentNest. Go to Indeed.com/STARTUP to claim your $75 credit. Offer good for a limited time. Plus earn up to $500 extra in sponsored job credits with Indeed's Virtual Interviews  Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    614: A Day in the Life of a Minimalist Entrepreneur by Rachel Jones of Nourishing Minimalism

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 6, 2022 8:52

    Rachel Jones of Nourishing Minimalism shares a day in the life of a minimalist entrepreneur Episode 614: A Day in the Life of a Minimalist Entrepreneur by Rachel Jones of Nourishing Minimalism Rachel started her journey to minimalism in 2008, struggling with depression and horribly embarrassed by the messy state of her home. Her goal for pursuing minimalism was to find contentment and joy in spending time with family and being able to focus on Christ. What she found was that minimalism wasn't the answer. But it is a tool to use to help you focus on what's important. Her mission is to help others turn their home into their own personal oasis. Having found an immense amount of freedom with minimalism, it's her goal to share the methods of simplifying and the tools that she had to rely on (and still does!) to maintain a home that is easy to take care of and a joyful space to live. The original post is located here: https://nourishingminimalism.com/day-life-minimalist-entrepreneur/  Indeed is the #1 source of hires in the U.S., according to TalentNest. Go to Indeed.com/STARTUP to claim your $75 credit. Offer good for a limited time. Plus earn up to $500 extra in sponsored job credits with Indeed's Virtual Interviews  Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    613: Setting Each Other Up For Success AND Why I Don't Bring My Phone to Meetings by Michael Piperno

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 5, 2022 9:22

    Michael Piperno shares two short posts covering how to set each other up for success and why he doesn't bring his phone to meetings Episode 613: Setting Each Other Up For Success AND Why I Don't Bring My Phone to Meetings by Michael Piperno Michael is a leadership communication coach and workplace relationships consultant. Through coaching, consulting, and group training programs, he helps professionals communicate clearly, speak and present more effectively, build and maintain positive and healthy business relationships, refine their personal brands, and lead with confidence. He also helps teams prepare to present at high-stakes meetings and is a skilled advisor to teams with communication problems that impact internal dynamics, relationships, and culture. The original posts can be found here: https://www.michaelpiperno.com/setting-each-other-up-for-success/ & https://www.michaelpiperno.com/why-i-dont-bring-my-phone-to-meetings/   Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com  Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    612: Step By Step: The Proper Pathway To Captivating Content by Michael Levitt of Breakfast Leadership

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 4, 2022 9:05

    Michael Levitt of Breakfast Leadership shares the proper pathway to captivating content Episode 612: Step By Step: The Proper Pathway To Captivating Content by Michael Levitt of Breakfast Leadership Michael Levitt is the founder & Chief Burnout Officer of The Breakfast Leadership Network, a San Diego and Toronto-based burnout media firm. He is a Certified NLP and CBT Therapist, and is one of the world's leading authorities in burnout recovery and prevention. He is also a Fortune 500 consultant, #1 bestselling author, and host of the Breakfast Leadership Show, a top 200 podcast on iTunes. He is a 2x Top 20 Global Thought Leader on Culture with Thinkers360. He is a former Healthcare executive, CIO, and CFO overseeing $ 2 Billion budgets, so he's seen and done it all. The original post is located here: https://www.breakfastleadership.com/blog/step-by-step-the-proper-pathway-to-captivating-content   Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    611: How to Increase Sales: 10 Effective Closing Requirements by Brian Tracy on Influencing Buyer Decisions

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2022 9:33

    Brian Tracy shares 10 closing requirements to increase sales Episode 611: How to Increase Sales: 10 Effective Closing Requirements by Brian Tracy on Influencing Buyer Decisions Brian Tracy's goal is to help you achieve your personal and business goals faster and easier than you ever imagined. Brian Tracy has consulted for more than 1,000 companies and addressed more than 5,000,000 people in 5,000 talks and seminars throughout the US, Canada and 70 other countries worldwide. As a Keynote speaker and seminar leader, he addresses more than 250,000 people each year. He has studied, researched, written and spoken for 30 years in the fields of economics, history, business, philosophy and psychology. He is the top selling author of over 70 books that have been translated into dozens of languages. The original post is located here: https://www.briantracy.com/blog/sales-success/how-to-increase-sales-10-effective-closing-techniques-believe-in-your-company-what-you-are-selling-buyer-decision-process/   Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    610: Why Do Ideas Spread? 5 Factors That Make a Difference by David Burkus with Goins Writer

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2022 10:14

    Jeff Goins of Goins Writer talks about why ideas spread Episode 610: Why Do Ideas Spread? 5 Factors That Make a Difference by David Burkus with Goins Writer Jeff Goins is the best-selling author of five books including The Art of Work and Real Artists Don't Starve. On his blog, he shares his thoughts on writing, life, and creative work. The original post is located here: https://goinswriter.com/ideas-spread/   Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    609: 11 Ways Successful People Start Their Mornings by Sam with Marc and Angel on Morning Habits For Achieving Greatness

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2022 10:09

    Sam of Marc and Angel shares 11 ways successful people start their mornings Episode 609: 11 Ways Successful People Start Their Mornings by Sam with Marc and Angel on Morning Habits For Achieving Greatness Marc and Angel Chernoff are New York Times bestselling authors, professional coaches, full-time students of life, admirers of the human spirit, and have been recognized by Forbes as having “one of the most popular personal development blogs.” Through their blog, book, course and coaching, they've spent the past decade writing about and teaching proven strategies for finding lasting happiness, success, love and peace. Marc and Angel's New York Times bestselling book, Getting Back to Happy: Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Reality, and Turn Your Trials into Triumphs, is a guide to spark sustainable action – and to return to whenever needed. It's available online at http://www.marcandangel.com/book/ and on Amazon. The original post is located here: https://www.marcandangel.com/2012/09/05/11-ways-successful-people-start-their-mornings/   Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    608: When Ideas Aren't Enough, Start a Company by Isaac Morehouse on Transforming Ideas Into Business Opportunity

    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2022 9:34

    Isaac Morehouse helps you know when to start a company instead of just having ideas Episode 608: When Ideas Aren't Enough, Start a Company by Isaac Morehouse on Transforming Ideas Into Business Opportunity Isaac Morehouse is the founder and CEO of Praxis, an awesome startup apprenticeship program making degrees irrelevant for careers. He is dedicated to the relentless pursuit of freedom. He's written some books, done some podcasting, and is always experimenting with self-directed living and learning. When he's not with his wife and kids or building his company, he can be found smoking cigars, playing guitars, singing, reading, writing, getting angry watching sports teams from his home state of Michigan, or enjoying the beach. The original post is located here: https://isaacmorehouse.com/2015/07/18/when-ideas-arent-enough-start-a-company/   Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    607: Being Done and Being Okay With it by Mike Smerklo on When to Step Away From Entrepreneurship

    Play Episode Listen Later May 30, 2022 11:41

    Mike Smerklo helps entrepreneurs understand when to step away from entrepreneurship Episode 607: Being Done and Being Okay With it by Mike Smerklo on When to Step Away From Entrepreneurship Mike Smerklo is an experienced entrepreneur, investor and business leader driven by the desire to turn ideas into reality. Having bought and scaled a small business into a publicly traded company worth nearly a billion dollars in value, he has a deep understanding of the hard work, dedication and grit that truly powers successful entrepreneurship. Today, as the co-founder and managing director of Next Coast Ventures, Smerklo is a champion for a new generation of entrepreneurs building disruptive companies in big markets. His new book, Mr. Monkey and Me (Scribe Media, Nov. 17 2020), is a “real talk” guide for entrepreneurs who want to cut through the noise to cultivate a mindset that supports greatness. The original post is located here: https://www.mikesmerklo.com/being-done-and-being-okay-with-it/   Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com  Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    606: [Part 2] 5 of the Most Popular Side Hustles — And What to Do Instead by Nick Loper of Side Hustle Nation

    Play Episode Listen Later May 29, 2022 11:00

    Nick Loper with Side Hustle Nation shares alternatives to 5 of the most popular side hustles. This is part 2 of 2. Episode 606: [Part 2] 5 of the Most Popular Side Hustles — And What to Do Instead by Nick Loper of Side Hustle Nation Nick Loper of Side Hustle Nation is an entrepreneur involved in a variety of projects. He started the website because he believes in the hustle. After all, what's riskier: starting a business, or relying on your job as your only source of income? He used to work full-time for a giant corporation, but built his business during the night and weekends... and you can do it too. The original post is located here: https://www.sidehustlenation.com/popular-side-hustles/   Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    605: [Part 1] 5 of the Most Popular Side Hustles — And What to Do Instead by Nick Loper of Side Hustle Nation

    Play Episode Listen Later May 28, 2022 10:22

    Nick Loper with Side Hustle Nation shares alternatives to 5 of the most popular side hustles. This is part 1 of 2. Episode 605: [Part 1] 5 of the Most Popular Side Hustles — And What to Do Instead by Nick Loper of Side Hustle Nation Nick Loper of Side Hustle Nation is an entrepreneur involved in a variety of projects. He started the website because he believes in the hustle. After all, what's riskier: starting a business, or relying on your job as your only source of income? He used to work full-time for a giant corporation, but built his business during the night and weekends... and you can do it too. The original post is located here: https://www.sidehustlenation.com/popular-side-hustles/   Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    604: How to Analyze Referring Traffic by Neil Patel on Generating Quality Traffic to Your Site

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2022 10:31

    Neil Patel teaches you how to analyze referring traffic Episode 604: How to Analyze Referring Traffic by Neil Patel on Generating Quality Traffic to Your Site Neil Patel is a New York Times Bestselling author. The Wall Street Journal calls him a top influencer on the web, Forbes says he is one of the top 10 marketers, and Entrepreneur Magazine says he created one of the 100 most brilliant companies. He was recognized as a top 100 entrepreneur under the age of 30 by President Obama and a top 100 entrepreneur under the age of 35 by the United Nations. The original post can be found here: https://neilpatel.com/blog/how-to-analyze-referring-webtraffic/   Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    603: The 4 Crucial Mistakes Companies Make During Downturns by Christine Comaford of Smart Tribes Institute

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2022 10:12

    Christine Comaford shares 4 crucial mistakes companies make during their downturns Episode 603: The 4 Crucial Mistakes Companies Make During Downturns by Christine Comaford of Smart Tribes Institute Christine Comaford is a Leadership and Culture Coach who specializes in applied neuroscience, which helps her clients achieve tremendous results in record time. She is a human behavior expert, a leadership columnist for Forbes.com, and the New York Times bestselling author of Power Your Tribe, SmartTribes and Rules for Renegades. The original post is located here: https://smarttribesinstitute.com/the-4-crucial-mistakes-companies-make-during-downturns/   Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    602: Release the Pressure to Unleash Your Creativity by Jay Harrington of Life and Whim on Overcoming Fear and Creating

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 12:03

    Jay Harrington of Life and Whim talks about releasing the pressure to unleash your creativity Episode 602: Release the Pressure to Unleash Your Creativity by Jay Harrington of Life and Whim on Overcoming Fear and Creating Jay and Heather Harrington are the husband and wife team behind Life and Whim. They started Life and Whim after moving their family to Traverse City, a small town on the shores of Lake Michigan, to break the script of their life and reimagine what's possible. They live in pursuit of a purposeful, meaningful, active, and simple life. The original post is located here: https://www.lifeandwhim.com/first-moments-blog/2019/unleash-your-creativity   Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com  Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    601: Why Responding to Distractions Does Not Make You Valuable by Carl Pullein on Increasing Creativity and Productivity

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 9:50

    Carl Pullein talks about why responding to distractions does not make you valuable Episode 601: Why Responding to Distractions Does Not Make You Valuable by Carl Pullein on Increasing Creativity and Productivity Carl has written three books on productivity and time management and coaches companies and individuals around the world through his Time and Life Mastery and Your Digital Life courses.  His passion and dedication to helping people become better at managing their time so they can focus on what is important to them is legendary and his presentations and workshops are highly interactive, entertaining and educational. The original post can be found here: https://www.carlpullein.com/blog/why-responding-to-distractions-does-not-make-you-valuable/30/8/2017   Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    600: How to Lead By Stepping Back: Five Steps to Delegation by Laura Stack of The Productivity Pro

    Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 11:59

    Laura Stack of The Productivity Pro talks about how to lead by delegating more Episode 600: How to Lead By Stepping Back: Five Steps to Delegation by Laura Stack of The Productivity Pro Laura Stack, MBA, CSP, CPAE is an award-winning keynote speaker, bestselling author, and noted authority on employee and team productivity. She is the president of The Productivity Pro, Inc., a company dedicated to helping leaders increase workplace performance in high-stress environments. Stack has authored eight books, including FASTER TOGETHER: Accelerating Your Team's Productivity (Berrett-Koehler 2018). She is a past president of the National Speakers Association, and a member of its exclusive Speaker Hall of Fame (with fewer than 175 members worldwide.) Stack's clients include Cisco Systems, Wal-Mart, and Bank of America, and she has been featured on the CBS Early Show and CNN, and in the New York Times. The original post is located here: https://theproductivitypro.com/blog/2014/07/how-to-lead-by-stepping-back-five-steps-to-delegation/   Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com  Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    599: Why Do Marketers Promise a Silver Bullet That Doesn't Work AND How Long Should Your Content Be by Margo Aaron

    Play Episode Listen Later May 22, 2022 10:17

    Margo Aaron of That Seems Important shares two short posts covered why marketers promise silver bullets and how long your content should be Episode 599: Why Do Marketers Promise a Silver Bullet That Doesn't Work AND How Long Should Your Content Be by Margo Aaron Margo Aaron is a proud graduate of Emory University, Columbia University and altMBA where she won the prestigious Walker Award. In 2017 she founded The Arena, the first virtual coworking space for solopreneurs. She's a regular contributor to Inc and lives in Jersey City as a Daywalker. The original posts are located here: https://www.thatseemsimportant.com/marketing/silverbullet/ & https://www.thatseemsimportant.com/marketing/how-long-should-it-be/   Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    598: Managing Employees Used to Be Hard. Then I Tried This by Karl Staib of Dig to Fly

    Play Episode Listen Later May 21, 2022 8:53

    Karl Staib shares a new approach to managing employees Episode 598: Managing Employees Used to Be Hard. Then I Tried This by Karl Staib of Dig to Fly Karl Staib is an author that seeks out growth at every turn. It's why he writes. He wants to process his thoughts and emotions, learn from them and share them with the world. He grew up in a little town in Pennsylvania called Pipersiville. He moved to Austin, TX in this mid twenties and now he is living in San Antonio with his wife and two boys. If you enjoy his writing, he encourages you to reach out to him at DigToFly.com. He wants to hear about how you've learned to grow from your own struggles. When his father passed it was focusing on gratitude that helped him get through one of the most difficult times in his life. It taught him the importance of bringing gratitude to every single situation. Whether it's a difficult situation like his father's death or amazing one like drinking ice cold tea by the river with his son. That's why he wants to bring more gratitude into the workplace. His work inside a fortune 500 company that regularly ranks in top 10 for best place to work has shown him the importance of gratitude and how it increases productivity and communication. If you want to learn more just go to DigToFly.com. He is also a big fan of traveling, meditation, Yoga, hikes in lush terrain and his family. The original post is located here: https://digtofly.com/managing-employees-used-to-be-hard-then-i-tried-this/   Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    597: Improving Staff Retention In Unusual Work Environments AND 5 Ways to Maximize Digital Marketing by Michael Levitt

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 12:07

    Michael Levitt of Breakfast Leadership shares two short posts covering how to improve staff retention in unusual work environments and 5 ways to maximize digital marketing Episode 597: Improving Staff Retention In Unusual Work Environments AND 5 Ways to Maximize Digital Marketing by Michael Levitt Michael Levitt is the founder & Chief Burnout Officer of The Breakfast Leadership Network, a San Diego and Toronto-based burnout media firm. He is a Certified NLP and CBT Therapist, and is one of the world's leading authorities in burnout recovery and prevention. He is also a Fortune 500 consultant, #1 bestselling author, and host of the Breakfast Leadership Show, a top 200 podcast on iTunes. He is a 2x Top 20 Global Thought Leader on Culture with Thinkers360. He is a former Healthcare executive, CIO, and CFO overseeing $ 2 Billion budgets, so he's seen and done it all. The original post is located here: https://www.breakfastleadership.com/blog/improving-staff-retention-in-unusual-work-environments & https://www.breakfastleadership.com/blog/5-ways-to-maximize-your-digital-marketing-and-stay-ahead-of-the-game   Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    596: Network Your Way to Job Security by Brandt Smith with Get Rich Slowly on Building and Using Network Contacts

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 10:18

    Brandt Smith with Get Rich Slowly talks about networking your way to job security Episode 596: Network Your Way to Job Security by Brandt Smith with Get Rich Slowly on Building and Using Network Contacts J.D. Roth has been reading and writing about personal finance for a decade. Today he's financially independent, but ten years ago, his money life was a disaster, with over $35,000 in consumer debt. He started turning everything around in 2004. By being the boss of your own life, you, too, can be the master of your own financial fate. The original post is located here: https://www.getrichslowly.org/network-your-way-to-job-security/   Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com  Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    595: The Platform Vs. The Eyeballs by Seth Godin on Building an Audience For the Long Term

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 9:06

    Seth Godin talks about building an audience for the long term Episode 595: The Platform Vs. The Eyeballs by Seth Godin on Building an Audience For the Long Term Seth is an entrepreneur, best-selling author, and speaker. In addition to launching one of the most popular blogs in the world, he has written 19 best-selling books, including The Dip, Linchpin, Purple Cow, Tribes, and What To Do When It's Your Turn (And It's Always Your Turn). His most recent book, This is Marketing, was an instant bestseller in countries around the world Though renowned for his writing and speaking, Seth also founded two companies, Squidoo and Yoyodyne (acquired by Yahoo!). By focusing on everything from effective marketing and leadership, to the spread of ideas and changing everything, Seth has been able to motivate and inspire countless people around the world. In 2013, Seth was one of just three professionals inducted into the Direct Marketing Hall of Fame. In an astonishing turn of events, in May 2018, he was inducted into the Marketing Hall of Fame as well. He might be the only person in both. The original post is located here: https://seths.blog/2009/09/the-platform-vs-the-eyeballs/   Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com  Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    594: Entreployment: How Great Organizational Cultures Are Built by Adi Redzic on Cultivating Workplace Happiness

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 11:32

    Adi Redzic talks about how great organizational cultures are built Episode 594: Entreployment: How Great Organizational Cultures Are Built by Adi Redzic on Cultivating Workplace Happiness Adi Redzic is an award-winning life, business, and leadership coach, entrepreneur, author of two books, and motivational speaker. From a war-torn childhood to meetings at The White House, Adi has proven the possibility of change and growth. The original post is located here: https://www.adiredzic.com/journal/2018/4/17/entre-ployment-13-ways-to-empower-your-employees-to-own-it   Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com  Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    593: 5 Side Hustles For You to Start Making Money by Christina Browning of Our Rich Journey

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 12:02

    Christina Browning of Our Rich Journey shares 5 side hustle ideas for you to start making money Episode 593: 5 Side Hustles For You to Start Making Money by Christina Browning of Our Rich Journey Amon and Christina are former federal government employees that focused on saving, making, and investing money so that they could grow enough wealth in their investments to never have to work again. And, guess what? They did it! At the age of 39, they reached financial independence, quit their jobs, and retired! If you're interested in learning how to save, make and invest money on the road to financial independence and retiring early (i.e., FIRE) – their site is for you! Subscribe to their YouTube channel for more how-to videos on how to make, save, and invest more money in the pursuit of financial independence. The original post is located here: https://www.ourrichjourney.com/blog/5-side-hustles-for-you-to-start-making-money   Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    592: [Part 2] How to Motivate a Team by Revealing the Big Picture by Michael Mehlberg on Advantages of a Small Business

    Play Episode Listen Later May 15, 2022 8:24

    Michael Mehlberg talks about how to motivate a team by revealing the big picture. This is part 2 of 2. Episode 592: [Part 2] How to Motivate a Team by Revealing the Big Picture by Michael Mehlberg on Advantages of a Small Business Michael Mehlberg is an entrepreneur and certified agile project manager who specializes in productivity and organization systems. His blog has been called "The Owners Manual to an Awesome Life" and helps high-achieving entrepreneurs master their life and business - crushing their goals, living their passion, and finding purpose, balance, and excellence in all they do. The original post is located here: https://michaelmehlberg.com/blog/2016/7/19/how-to-motivate-a-team-by-revealing-the-big-picture  Indeed is the #1 source of hires in the U.S., according to TalentNest. Go to Indeed.com/STARTUP to claim your $75 credit. Offer good for a limited time  Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    591: [Part 1] How to Motivate a Team by Revealing the Big Picture by Michael Mehlberg on Advantages of a Small Business

    Play Episode Listen Later May 14, 2022 9:18

    Michael Mehlberg talks about how to motivate a team by revealing the big picture. This is part 1 of 2. Episode 591: [Part 1] How to Motivate a Team by Revealing the Big Picture by Michael Mehlberg on Advantages of a Small Business Michael Mehlberg is an entrepreneur and certified agile project manager who specializes in productivity and organization systems. His blog has been called "The Owners Manual to an Awesome Life" and helps high-achieving entrepreneurs master their life and business - crushing their goals, living their passion, and finding purpose, balance, and excellence in all they do. The original post is located here: https://michaelmehlberg.com/blog/2016/7/19/how-to-motivate-a-team-by-revealing-the-big-picture  Indeed is the #1 source of hires in the U.S., according to TalentNest. Go to Indeed.com/STARTUP to claim your $75 credit. Offer good for a limited time  Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    590: You're Not as Good a Leader as You Think You Are AND 4 Characteristics of a Toxic Workplace by Molly Fletcher

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 11:56

    Molly Fletcher shares two short posts covering why you aren't as good of a leader as you think you are, and four characteristics of a toxic workplace Episode 590: You're Not as Good a Leader as You Think You Are AND 4 Characteristics of a Toxic Workplace by Molly Fletcher Too many leaders, teams, and organizations are stuck. Instead of achieving greatness, they remain stagnant, failing to reach their potential. That's where Molly Fletcher comes in. She is a trailblazer in every sense of the word– a rare talent of business wisdom, relationship brilliance and unwavering optimism. A popular keynote speaker, she shares the unconventional techniques that helped her thrive as one of the first female sports agents in the high stakes, big ego world of professional sports and now a successful entrepreneur. The original posts are located here: https://mollyfletcher.com/leadership-ego/ & https://mollyfletcher.com/4-characteristics-toxic-workplace/  Indeed is the #1 source of hires in the U.S., according to TalentNest. Go to Indeed.com/STARTUP to claim your $75 credit. Offer good for a limited time  Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    589: Why Free Is Your Best Marketing Strategy by Jeff Goins on Building a Good Reputation as an Entrepreneur

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 8:38

    Jeff Goins of Goins Writer talks about the value of giving things out for free as an entrepreneur Episode 589: Why Free Is Your Best Marketing Strategy by Jeff Goins on Building a Good Reputation as an Entrepreneur Jeff Goins is the best-selling author of five books including The Art of Work and Real Artists Don't Starve. On his blog, he shares his thoughts on writing, life, and creative work. The original post is located here: https://goinswriter.com/best-marketing-strategy/  Indeed is the #1 source of hires in the U.S., according to TalentNest. Go to Indeed.com/STARTUP to claim your $75 credit. Offer good for a limited time  Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    588: 5 Leadership Styles In Management You Should Know by Brian Tracy on Being an Effective Manager

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 9:50

    Brian Tracy shares 5 leadership styles in management you should know Episode 588: 5 Leadership Styles In Management You Should Know by Brian Tracy on Being an Effective Manager Brian Tracy's goal is to help you achieve your personal and business goals faster and easier than you ever imagined. Brian Tracy has consulted for more than 1,000 companies and addressed more than 5,000,000 people in 5,000 talks and seminars throughout the US, Canada and 70 other countries worldwide. As a Keynote speaker and seminar leader, he addresses more than 250,000 people each year. He has studied, researched, written and spoken for 30 years in the fields of economics, history, business, philosophy and psychology. He is the top selling author of over 70 books that have been translated into dozens of languages. The original post is located here: https://www.briantracy.com/blog/leadership-success/5-leadership-styles-to-inspire-peak-performance/  Indeed is the #1 source of hires in the U.S., according to TalentNest. Go to Indeed.com/STARTUP to claim your $75 credit. Offer good for a limited time  Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    587: Quarterly Planning Time by Steve Pavlina on Creating and Executing 90-Day Business Plans

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 7:41

    Steve Pavlina talks about quarterly planning Episode 587: Quarterly Planning Time by Steve Pavlina on Creating and Executing 90-Day Business Plans Steve Pavlina is widely recognized as one of the most successful personal development bloggers on the Internet, with his work attracting more than 100 million visits to his website, StevePavlina.com. He has written more than 1300 articles and recorded many audio programs on a broad range of self-help topics, including productivity, relationships, and spirituality. Steve has been quoted as an expert by the New York Times, USA Today, U.S. News & World Report, the Los Angeles Daily News, Self Magazine, The Guardian, and countless other publications. He's also a frequent guest on popular podcasts and radio shows. The original post is located here: https://stevepavlina.com/blog/2004/10/quarterly-planning-time/  Indeed is the #1 source of hires in the U.S., according to TalentNest. Go to Indeed.com/STARTUP to claim your $75 credit. Offer good for a limited time  Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    586: 5 Ingredients Every Social Post Needs to Convert Clients AND 7 Steps For Creating a Signature Offer by Greg Audino

    Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 10:35

    Greg Audino of Vibely shares two short articles covering 5 ingredients that every social post needs to convert clients, and 7 steps for creating a signature offer Episode 586: 5 Ingredients Every Social Post Needs to Convert Clients AND 7 Steps For Creating a Signature Offer by Greg Audino Vibely is an all-in-one place to lead an interactive membership, and strengthen your online and offline communities. Thousands of content creators have started their own communities on the Vibely platform, where they can better connect with fans by offering them personalized challenges, lessons, group chats, one-on-ones and more.  On their blog, head writer Greg Audino offers a collection of articles which provide tips that intersect psychology, relationship building and content creation. The original posts are located here: https://www.vibely.io/blog/5-ingredients-every-social-media-post-needs-to-convert-clients & https://www.vibely.io/blog/7-steps-for-creating-your-signature-offer  Indeed is the #1 source of hires in the U.S., according to TalentNest. Go to Indeed.com/STARTUP to claim your $75 credit. Offer good for a limited time  Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    585: Limit Work Stress With These 5 Life Hacks by Jen Hayes on Work Life Balance For Entrepreneurs

    Play Episode Listen Later May 8, 2022 9:41

    Jen Hayes shares 5 life hacks to help you limit work stress Episode 585: Limit Work Stress With These 5 Life Hacks by Jen Hayes on Work Life Balance For Entrepreneurs A few years ago, Jen and her husband were buried in $117,000 of student loan debt. Now, they've paid off over $100k of debt, and they're on track to have the rest paid off by the end of this year. Join their email list to get exclusive tips on how to save money, earn more, and live like no one else. The original post is located here: https://www.jenhayes.me/limit-work-stress-5-life-hacks/   Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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