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Breakthrough Success

Wondering how to hit the breakthrough you've been looking for in your business and life? Breakthrough Success has you covered with one interview every Wednedsay where Marc discovers what makes influencers tick. Heavy hitters like Seth Godin, Ray Edwards, Bob Burg, John Lee Dumas, Mike Michalowicz, Neil Patel, Kim Garst, and many others have shared their experiences with achieving Breakthrough Success and accumulating remarkable growth. Breakthrough Success is for entrepreneurs, marketers, and business owners who want to build their own business empires and enjoy the merits of life beyond work as well.
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Now displaying: February, 2019
Feb 27, 2019

Matt Ward runs an investment syndicate, hosts top podcasts angel investing and futuristic technology (https://fringe.fm), and scaled a $8k investment into a 7 figure exit in under a year. He’s interviewed folks like Seth Godin, Tim Draper, Neil Patel, and Tim O’Reilly and joins us today on Breakthrough Success

 

Quotes To Remember:

"Always live below your means."
"Hire 10 people.'
"The big difference is how you think of it."
"20% of customers are 80% of the profit."
"For every level there's another devil."
"Aim for the stars." 
 

What You'll Learn:

  • 10Xing results without 10Xing your efforts
  • Making a 7-figure exit
  • Working smarter
  • Hiring the right people
  • Habits for success

 

Key Links From The Episode:

Disruptors.fm/free

Thesyndicate.vc

Follow Matt on Twitter

Content Marketing Plaza


Recommended Books:

Content Marketing Secrets by Marc Guberti

Podcast Domination by Marc Guberti

How To Win Friends And Influence People by Dale Carnegie

7 Habits Of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey

Matt's advice: Find a good fiction book

Feb 25, 2019

John Hinkle is an author, speaker, and personal growth coach who’s empowering men and women to navigate those changes and find their “second-half purpose.” His experience working with Fortune 500 companies has equipped him with unique tools to help others reach their own personal and business success goals. He’s here today to share 5 practical and transformational principles from his book, Shift: Moving from Where You Are to the Life You Want, to empower you to move from your current unfulfilled status to a future of success and purpose.

 

Quotes To Remember:

"There are little nuggets of success within every failure."
"There can't be success unless there's failure."
"Is your dream big enough? Does it scare you?"
"You have control over how you respond."
"Life is about change."
"Surround yourself with people who will make you greater."
 
 

What You'll Learn:

  • Navigating shifts in our lives
  • Crushing transitions
  • Shifting mentality to success
  • The SHIFT acronym
  • How to level yourself up

 

Key Links From The Episode:

Seth Godin: Episode 16 and Episode 292

John's Special Gift For Breakthrough Success Listeners

John Hinkle: FacebookLinkedIn

Content Marketing Plaza


Recommended Books:

Content Marketing Secrets by Marc Guberti

Podcast Domination by Marc Guberti

Shift by John Hinkle

The ONE Thing by Gary Keller 

This Is Marketing by Seth Godin 

The 12 Week Year by Brian P. Moran

Feb 22, 2019

Hunter Thompson is a full-time real estate investor and founder of Cash Flow Connections, a private equity firm based out of Los Angeles, CA. Since starting CFC, Hunter has helped more than 200 investors allocate capital to over 100 properties, which have a combined asset value of more than $350,000,000. He is the author of Little Boxes, Big Profits: A Passive Investor’s Guide to Self- Storage. He is also the host of the Cash Flow Connections Real Estate Podcast, which helps investors learn the intricacies of commercial real estate from the comfort of their home, car, or office. 

 

Quotes To Remember:

"Watch your metrics that are important."
"Absolute speed of execution and focus gets incredible results."
"Most people focus on one asset class."
"Have a mix of assets that cater to different economic classes."
"The passive approach to investing is about the operating partner."
"Defer to someone else's expertise."
 

What You'll Learn:

  • Investing in self-storage
  • Real estate investor mindset
  • Getting tenants
  • Balancing your portfolio
  • Success habits

 

Key Links From The Episode:

6 Due Diligence Questions Passive Investors Should Always Ask

Cash Flow Connections 

info@cashflowconnections.com 

Content Marketing Plaza


Recommended Books:

Content Marketing Secrets by Marc Guberti

Podcast Domination by Marc Guberti

 

Double Double by Cameron Herold

The Miracle Morning For Entrepreneurs by Hal Elrod

Deep Work by Cal Newport

Feb 20, 2019

Phil Newton takes that overworked, underpaid person and helps them to move to a stage of being unHustled. He works with clients to free up their time, focus their offer, find their most fabulous clients and facilitate a world-class experience for their clients. In essence, he helps people earn more while working less. 

 

Quotes To Remember:

"Stop doing the things you hate doing."
"Make it once, sell it twice."
"Selling time for money...we call that a job."
"See where the recurring income is in your business."
"Have a reason."
"Rather than sit there and accept it, I refused to give in."
"Stop doing the things that aren't necessary."
"What are your filters for life?" 
 

What You'll Learn:

  • The UnHustle Philosophy
  • Finding balance
  • Overcoming the victim mentality
  • Working less and earning more
  • Building recurring revenue

 

Key Links From The Episode:

UnHustled

phil@unhustled.com 

Content Marketing Plaza


Recommended Books:

Content Marketing Secrets by Marc Guberti

Podcast Domination by Marc Guberti

Niche Down by Christopher Lochhead and Heather Clancy

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

Feb 18, 2019

Jordan Baker is the CEO and lead developer of the Focuster app which is designed to boost your productivity. In addition, he mentors teams so that organizations can realize their visions more quickly with fewer errors and less stress.

 

Quotes To Remember:

"How do you conduct yourself when no one is watching?"

"Rank your potential priorities by using a matrix of values."

"Only include the things that are the highest level priority."

"Your state determines the kinds of results you will get."

"There's only one thing you can do in this moment."

 

What You'll Learn:

  • 10Xing your productivity
  • Turning your day around
  • Subtle things that affect our productivity
  • Dealing with overwhelm
  • Staying focused

 

Key Links From The Episode:

Focuster

Content Marketing Success Summit

Productivity Virtual Summit

Jordan@focuster.com

Pzizz

Insight Timer App

Content Marketing Plaza

 

Recommended Books:

12 Rules For Life by Jordan Peterson

Enlightenment Now by Steven Pinker

Content Marketing Secrets by Marc Guberti

Podcast Domination by Marc Guberti

Feb 15, 2019

Abdi Riani helps entrepreneurs leverage the audience of the influencers and experts in their industries by launching joint partnerships. Through startupcircle.co, he connects aspiring and starting entrepreneurs with successful founders for live Q&A sessions.

 

Quotes To Remember:

"Instead of creating a product, I became the product."
"I focus on the things that add the most value."
"Any entrepreneur can achieve their 3 month overnight success."
"It's not about quantity. It's more about quality."
"I started with the things I could control."
"People like to be experts."
"The things that are repetitive, I assign to my assistant." 
 

What You'll Learn:

  • Getting started with joint ventures
  • Building an audience
  • The virtual summit model
  • Attracting partners to your launches
  • Essential habits for success

 

Key Links From The Episode:

Accelerate

Startup Circle

Free Strategy Session with Abdo

Inspire IT

Chris Badgett

Matt McWilliams Episode

Content Marketing Plaza


Recommended Books:

Content Marketing Secrets by Marc Guberti

Podcast Domination by Marc Guberti

Zero to One by Peter Thiel

The Hard Thing About Hard Things by Ben Horowitz

Paul Graham's Blog

Feb 13, 2019

Sophie Howard is a 7-figure Amazon seller and online business coach. She helps entrepreneurs source profitable products, build premium brands and sell their online businesses. She has sold two Amazon businesses, one for 7-figures, and she is currently building her third global brand. She created Product University and the Amazon Navigator as online training to help online sellers source profitable products, follow a step by step process, and get up and selling fast on Amazon.

 

Quotes To Remember:

"Amazon is obsessed with the customer experience."
"Understand how Amazon thinks."
"I see a lot of products on Amazon that are me too products."
"With an Amazon business, you can truly be passive."
"Don't look for the perfect million dollar product on Day 1."
"86% of sales on Amazon come from Page 1."
"Start with something simple and fast."
"The packaging gets done really well but simple."
"The whole thing is won and lost on the product selection."
 
What You'll Learn:
  • How to become a 7-figure Amazon seller
  • Finding the right products to sell
  • How to sell your Amazon business
  • How to find buyers for your Amazon business
  • An unlikely way to find great products
  • Habits for success
 
Key Links From The Show:
Aspiring Entrepreneurs
Click Funnels
Content Marketing Plaza
 
Recommended Books:
The 4-Hour Workweek By Tim Ferriss
Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki
Russell Brunson's books
The Fire Starter Sessions by Danielle LaPorte
Content Marketing Secrets by Marc Guberti
Podcast Domination by Marc Guberti
Feb 11, 2019

Michael Baldwin is an accomplished leader in the communications industry with more than 25 years of top 10 advertising agency experience in building global brands, leading global teams, solving complex strategic problems, and developing world-class creative campaigns. He has developed an entirely original way of enabling people to put the focus of a presentation back where it belongs - on the presenter.

 

Quotes To Remember:

"What do you want to convince your audience of?"
"Most slide decks are not doing the presenters any favors."
"It always starts with what the crystal clear objective is."
"Animations tend to upstage the content."
"Your slide deck is your assistant."
"[Steve Jobs] would spend an hour rehearsing for every minute on the stage."
"Get the ingredients laid out before you start cooking."
 
 
What You'll Learn:
  • Creating powerful presentations
  • Avoiding speaker-attendee disconnect
  • Delivering great presentations
  • The 3 elements of a presentation
  • Habits of successful speakers
 
Key Links From The Show:
Michael Baldwin's site
Content Marketing Plaza
 
Recommended Books:
Just Add Water by Michael Baldwin
 
Content Marketing Secrets by Marc Guberti
Podcast Domination by Marc Guberti
Feb 8, 2019

T.M. Hoy is the author of Lasting Happiness. He has also written Rotting in the Bangkok Hilton (Skyhorse Publishing), and The Nature of Religion (Pan Publishing). He was born and raised in Mountain View, CA, the heart of Silicon Valley.

Quotes To Remember:

 
"Most people are harsh with themselves."
"Sit down and face mortality."
"A lot of people don't define success."
"I take a huge amount of joy in really simple things."
"Life is what you make it."
"Are you the person you want to be?"
 
What You'll Learn:
  • Achieving lasting happiness
  • Staying strong during big challenges
  • What holds us back from happiness
  • Creating your lifestyle 
  • Examining your life
 
Key Links From The Show:
 
Recommended Books:
 
Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu
Care of the Soul by Dr. Thomas Moore
Urban Shaman by Serge Kahili King
Content Marketing Secrets by Marc Guberti
Podcast Domination by Marc Guberti
Feb 6, 2019

James Kelley is the author of The Crucible's Gift: Five Lessons from Authentic Leaders Who Thrive in Adversity. The book is based on interviews from 140+ executives, from Fortune 200 companies to entrepreneurs and everything in between. The book unpacks the journey a leader takes to become a more authentic leader, starting with their crucible moments.

 

Quotes To Remember:

"I'm going to take control of this."

"It's not about you. It's about the big picture. It's about the journey you're on."

"Always make people smile."

"Each person has the ability to reframe the situation."

"The leaders that were the most authentic had a growth mindset."

"Work to be a better version of yourself."

"Explore yourself and your friendships."

 

What You'll Learn:

  • Thriving on adversity
  • How top CEOs conquer adversity
  • Being authentic
  • The 15% Rule
  • Habits for success
  • How to be a better version of yourself

 

Key Links From The Episode:

Executive After Hours

A Free Chapter + Free Discovery Call

Content Marketing Plaza

 

Recommended Books:

The Crucible's Gift by Dr. James Kelley

Conversations Worth Having by Jacqueline Stavros

Play Bigger by Christopher Lochhead

Content Marketing Secrets by Marc Guberti

Podcast Domination by Marc Guberti

Feb 4, 2019

Jenny Shih is an uncompromising business coach who believes it’s ALL possible. She helps people make money doing work they love while also living the lives they love. She started out in corporate America, managing multi-million dollar projects spanning four continents and overseeing dozens—and sometimes hundreds—of team members. She quit her six-figure corporate job in 2009 and started her life coaching business which she has today.

 

Quotes To Remember:

"Serve and learn."

"Find people who need what you have."

"Own what you control and surrender what you can't."

"You will know when it's time."

"There is no should except for what works for you."

 

What You'll Learn:

  • Making money doing what you love
  • How to plan an exit from your job
  • Finding what you want to do
  • Good offers to provide
  • Catering to the right audience
  • Success habits

 

Key Links From The Episode:

Jenny's site

Jenny's Free Resources

Jenny's FB Page

Episode 13

Episode 247

Content Marketing Plaza

 

Recommended Books:

I Can Do Anything I Want If I Knew What It Was by Barbara Sher

The Big Leap by Gay Hendricks

The Untethered Soul by Michael Singer

Surrender Experiment by Michael Singer

Profit First by Mike Michalowicz

Content Marketing Secrets by Marc Guberti

Podcast Domination by Marc Guberti

Feb 1, 2019

Walker Deibel is an acquisition entrepreneur and investor who has cofounded three startups and acquired seven companies. His book Buy Then Build shows readers how to generate profitable revenue by acquiring companies. If you want to learn how to buy an existing company, and using ownership as a path to financial independence, his book and this episode are for you.

 

Quotes To Remember:

"Only 4% of U.S. companies exceed $1M in revenue."
"There are these 10 things I can do to make this business awesome."
"I'm an entrepreneur and that's my condition."
"Think about what infrastructure it is that you're trying to build."
 
What You'll Learn:
  • Acquiring companies
  • Filling in the money gap
  • Financing a purchase--what you need to know
  • How to identify and buy the right companies
  • What holds entrepreneurs back from success 
 
Key Links From The Show:
 
Recommended Books:
 
The End of Jobs by Taylor Pearson
Good To Great by Jim Collins
The Innovator's Dilemma by Clayton M. Christensen
Content Marketing Secrets by Marc Guberti
Podcast Domination by Marc Guberti
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