Breakthrough Success

Breakthrough Success is the podcast for entrepreneurs who are looking for digital marketing strategies, personal development, and actionable tactics to grow their businesses. We cover the different ways to gain visibility and make money through your work...including podcasting, content marketing, blogging, productivity, self-publishing, coaching, virtual summits, affiliate marketing, and more. Learn how to transform your business into the successful enterprise you know it can be. Guests include Seth Godin, Bob Burg, John Lee Dumas, Mike Michalowicz, Neil Patel, Rory Vaden, James Clear, Perry Marshall, and many others. Each day gets you closer to your Breakthrough Success. Hosted by Marc Guberti, founder of the Content Marketing Plaza
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Jan 24, 2018

Isabel Hundt is a certified Vision & Transformation coach, speaker, and author of the book The Power Of Faith-Driven Success where she teaches people how they can live their dreams. She passionately supports young adults create, live, and transform their lives by understanding the scientific and spiritual connections between their heart and their brain and by discovering their unique and magical gifts hidden within.


Quotes To Remember:

“When you are clear with what you want, it is going to happen.”

“You will never do things like everyone else because you have a different purpose.”

“Every time you reached a certain level, you are called to reach another level.”

“Your heart never stops talking to you no matter how hard you try to ignore it.”

“The next level for greater success actually means going deeper within.”

“Faith is success.”

“Your emotions are the most important that are connected to your faith.”

“Trust is the high vibration state you are in.”

“Anything that is happening to you is a reflection of your inside world.”

“If you cannot connect with it emotionally, you will never get there physically.”

What You’ll Learn:

  • Learn how to stay faithful even in the midst of challenges
  • How to build upon our faith
  • How faith connects with success
  • Getting more inspired to continue putting in the work on our way towards our dreams


Key Links From The Show:

Isabel’s Site

How Your Birth Story Influences Your Success in Life YouTube Video


Recommended Books:

The Power Of Faith-Driven Success by Isabel Hundt

Any book by Dr. Wayne Dyer


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Jan 23, 2018

Robert Glazer is the author of Performance Partnerships, The Checkered Past, Changing Present and Exciting Future of Affiliate Marketing and the founder and Managing Director of Acceleration Partners, an industry-leading affiliate marketing agency. His agency has attracted many high-profile clients including Adidas, Reebok, Gymboree, Target, Modcloth, and many others.


Quotes To Remember:

“Any good affiliate has valuable shelf space.”

“The key difference in a well-run affiliate program is that you have real resources against recruiting.”

“Affiliate marketing is half technology and half people.”

“A lot of people are just afraid of trying.”


What You’ll Learn:

  • Optimizing offers to make them more attractive
  • How to find perfect partners in promoting your brand
  • Learn to engage with partners through the launch process and boost commissions
  • How to continue conversation with affiliates even when you are not launching new stuff
  • How to get affiliates involved with an Evergreen promotion?
  • What makes a successful affiliate program?


Key Links From The Show:

Robert’s Site

Friday Forward


Recommended Books:

Performance Partnerships, The Checkered Past, Changing Present and Exciting Future of Affiliate Marketing by Robert Glazer

Principles: Life and Work by Ray Dalio

Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me) by Carol Tavris and Elliot Aronson

Jan 22, 2018

Dave Jackson is the founder of the School of Podcasting. His podcast about podcasting has over 1.4 million downloads, and that stat is back from 2014. He has helped hundreds of people launch their own podcasts. Dave was as the Director of Podcasting for the New Media Expo, one of the top events in the industry.


Quotes To Remember:

“Figure out who your audience is. Figure out what they want. Figure out why you are getting into podcasting.”

“You can’t improve what you don’t launch.”

“Just by having a podcast, you are already seen as an expert.”

“There is no competition in podcasting.”

“Keep your face in front of them so that eventually they’re gonna look up and see you there.”

“You can start a podcast for about a price of an Xbox.”

“It’s not the gear that people tune in to. It’s the content.”

“You have to learn how to say no.”

“You think you can multitask but in reality, you can’t.”

“40% of Americans have at least listened to a podcast.”

“Sometimes, better means, ‘How can I slow down?’”


What You’ll Learn:

  • Things you need to do/have when launching a podcast
  • How to achieve high podcast episode downloads
  • How to make sure you are attracting the right listeners to your podcast
  • How to get continuous downloads for past episodes
  • Promoting podcast episodes efficiently
  • Learn to balance great content and great marketing
  • What to do to consistently improve


Key Links From The Show:

Dave’s Site

School of Podcasting

Podcasters' Roundtable

The Podcasters' Studio

The Audacity to Podcast




Social JukeBox

The Head Trash Show

The Bitter Pill Podcast



Recommended Books:

Platform by Michael S. Hyatt

Secrets of Dynamic Communications: Prepare with Focus, Deliver with Clarity, Speak with Power by Ken Davis

Podcasting Good to Great: How to Grow Your Audience Through Collaboration by Jared Easley

Jan 19, 2018

Christopher Wirth is the founder and president of No Quit Living. NQL is a speaking, coaching, and training company that focuses on topics such as accountability, goals, time maximization, networking, leadership, sales, personal development, and mentoring. The sought after KeyNote speaker is also the host of the No Quit Living Podcast which has been rated as a top 50 Business Podcast on iTunes.


Quotes To Remember:

“The reason people quit is they don’t achieve the success they are looking for when they want to.”

“Take your large goals and take them down into smaller bite size goals.”

“Take out and piece of paper and pen and write your goals.”

“If you put something down on pen and paper, that is the first step of actually putting it into action.”

“It is perfectly okay to stop and re-assess where you are.”

“Don’t just thrown in the towel and completely give up.”

“Surround yourselves with the right like-minded individuals.”

“It’s not about quantity. It’s more about quality.”

“I can’t give you more than 60 minutes per hour.”

“Find out what your timeframe is.”

“Check your email less frequently.”

“The two big things (that holds people back) are fear of failure and fear of the unknown).”

“Great leaders ask great questions.”


What You’ll Learn:

  • Why most people quit?
  • How to accomplish a strong sense of commitment towards our goals?
  • How to stay positive and persistent even when quitting seems so tempting?
  • Learn how to prosper from what we are doing.
  • Learn to maximize time and increase productivity


Key Links From The Show:

Christopher’s Podcast

Christopher’s Site

Christopher’s e-Mail

No Quit Living Facebook

Entrepreneurs on Fire with John Lee Dumas


Recommended Books:

Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill

Principles: Life and Work by Ray Dalio

The 10x Rule: The Only Difference Between Success and Failure by Grant Cardone

Jan 18, 2018

Gavin Bell is a Scottish entrepreneur, vlogger and speaker. He runs Blue Cliff Media which is a Facebook ad agency. He is often regarded as one of the world’s leading Facebook advertising experts.


Quotes To Remember:

“Marketing 101 is the right message to the right person at the right time.”

“We are all consumers when we go to Facebook ourselves.”

“When you are setting up a campaign, the way to do it so that you can’t fail is by testing different audiences.”

“I think we are all bound by this thing called ego.”

“We are scared of what people may think.”

“Our ego can be a really powerful thing but at the same time it can holds us back.”

“Everything, despite how bad it is, is part of the journey.”


What You’ll Learn:

  • What are the things to focus when promoting using Facebook?
  • Sending advertisements to the right people
  • How to make Facebook advertisements profitable
  • How to optimize advertisements for a lower cost


Key Links From The Show:

Blue Cliff Media

Gavin’s Site

Gavin’s Twitter

Gavin’s Facebook

Gavin’s Instagram

Scott’s Bass Lessons Site

Scott’s Bass Lessons YouTube Channel


Recommended Books:

How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie

Crush It!: Why NOW Is the Time to Cash In on Your Passion by Gary Vaynerchuk

The 4-Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferriss

Jan 17, 2018

Tim Fargo is an American author, KeyNote speaker, angel investor, and entrepreneur. In 2015, Tim launched his startup, Tweet Jukebox which is now Social Jukebox, an app and service acclaimed by the likes of Forbes and Social Media Examiner. Social Jukebox assists business owners with scheduling social media posts in a time effective manner.


Quotes To Remember:

“The most important thing is to get to know your audience.”

“Very often, the easiest thing to do is ask.”

“The ultimate content drives engagement with your audience and creates trust.”

“It’s better to keep an open mind as to who might be the next person for you.”

“Most people give up too soon.”

“Don’t let a challenge freak you out.”


What You’ll Learn:

  • How to determine content that resonates with your audience for maximum engagement
  • How to craft enticing content for people to share with their audiences
  • How to make sure you are targeting the right people to your content
  • Learn to get people to stick around and consume more content
  • Learn what holds people back from reaching their full potential
  • Learn the one question that you need to ask yourself more often


Key Links From The Show:

Tim’s Site

Tim’s e-Mail

Tim’s Twitter



CaseyNesitat YouTube Channel

Recommended Books:

Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert Cialdini

Jungle Rules: How to be a Tiger in Business by Dennis Hamilton and John P. Imlay

Any book by Edwards Demming

Jan 16, 2018

Terry Ogburn is the renowned owner and Lead Business Coach of Ogburn’s Business Solutions. His proprietary coaching system and personal devotion to the development of others has contributed to the success of hundreds of small to large business ventures.

Quotes To Remember:

“Only about 20% of businesses that are built from the ground up survive.”

“In today’s fast moving world, we can focus for 90 days.”

“An airplane is only on course for about 8% of the time.”

“The customer is the boss.”

“How do we solve the customers’ wants, and needs first?”

“That’s how we grow, by learning through our mistakes.”

“Ego is fear based.”


What You’ll Learn:

  • Learn great tips for planning business, and how to go about it
  • Learn how to work “backwards” and why it’s a good idea
  • How to usefully implement your business plan to avoid bankruptcy
  • Learn why having and using a pro-forma is a solid plan
  • How to turn a failing company around to profit again.
  • Why hiring the right person for each job is so crucial


Key Links From The Show:

Terry’s Site
Ogburn Business Solutions


Recommended Books:

The E-Myth Revisited by Michael Gerber
Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
Seven Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey

Jan 15, 2018

After several bumps in the road and a life changing event, Michael Marcial decided that enough was enough. He quickly turned things around and made $5,000 in one week. He now teaches others how to create their own training courses and monetize them. He encourages his students to view monetization as part of the journey as opposed to an end-goal


Quotes To Remember:

“When we create anything, it usually serves a purpose for our former self.”

“The learners are earners.”

“I get consumed by content.”

“If you want to lead people, you’ve got to impact first.”

“Stand up, share your message, and the world changes.”

“Inauthenticity is the quickest way to not have a business.”

“We are always growing, always creating.”

“What is your message, what is the value you are bringing?”


What You’ll Learn:

  • How to find high end/big ticket customers for your business
  • How to develop trust with your potential customers.
  • Learn how to use Facebook to grow a client base
  • Why building a business around your genuine self is so successful
  • Learn what “adding value” actually means, and how to implement it


Key Links From The Show:

Michael’s Site

Michael’s Facebook

5 Figure Work Week Facebook Group


Recommended Books:

Michael had no book recommendations for this episode. He has a different approach to consuming content while staying action oriented.

Jan 12, 2018

Chris Dayley is a digital marketing expert with a passion for helping businesses succeed online. After spending years driving traffic through SEO and digital marketing efforts, Chris turned his attention to the user experience of websites to see if he could influence traffic to convert better. He merged his Conversion Optimization company with Disruptive Advertising, where he currently works as VP of site testing and optimization.


Quotes To Remember:

“Anyone that’s done SEO in the past, knows that it takes a really long time.”

“How are you building value so that someone wants to take action today?”

“What could be distracting people from the call to action?”

“80% of ads that are shown, don’t receive a conversion.”

“Traffic is meaningless if it doesn’t convert.”


What You’ll Learn:

  • How to figure out who your customers/demographic are.
  • How to maximise PPC advertising on your website
  • How to maximise your website, using a single “call to action”
  • Learn about value proposition and how to integrate with your call to action
  • How to optimise your website for your customers to prevent confusion or anxiety
  • Learn how and why to use A/B testing.


Key Links From The Show:

Chris’s Twitter




Recommended Books:

The 4 Hour Work Week by Timothy Ferriss
Freakonomics by Steven Litt & Stephen Dubner

Seven Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey

Jan 11, 2018

Sarah Barbour is a book coach and editor for Entrepreneurs with stories to tell. She helps authors get focused on their goals and audience, establish a realistic timeline for their book, keep them accountable to their writing targets, and walk them through the self-publishing process.


Quotes To Remember:

“A book is a really nice opportunity to get to know someone on a slightly deeper level.”

“Pretty much everyone hits a wall at some stage.”

“There’s always a stage where you think: I just can’t do this”

“Get it all out….then you can start the process of organizing it.”

“Once you hear that information, rather than seeing it, you get a different perspective from it.”

“What if I write this book and no-one reads it?”


What You’ll Learn:

  • How to get started writing successfully
  • How to choose a good solid book topic
  • Why it’s good to hire beta readers and editors
  • Why it’s a good idea to allow time between finishing a book and publishing it
  • How to approach and deal with writer’s block
  • Why continuously writing helps you to find the content you like


Key Links From The Show:

Episode 50 - Jeff Goins


Recommended Books:

7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey

Real Artists Don’t Starve by Jeff Goins
From Where You Dream by Robert Olen Butler

Jan 10, 2018

Penny Elliott runs a 6-figure business and has been published in over 25 magazines and media outlets. After making over $15 million in sales over 16 years, she discovered how to easily make sales, and she teaches others how to do the same. She works with motivated female entrepreneurs to give them the confidence to live a life they love through enhanced sales in their businesses.


Quotes To Remember:

“If you don’t have sales in your business, then you don’t have a business, you just have a pretty website.”

“Outsource as much as you possibly can.”

“If you’re doing anything more than once, automate it.”

“When you’ve got a peak in sales, look back to see what it is that you did to cause this to happen.”

“As soon as you drop off the gas, you’ll slow down.”


What You’ll Learn:

  • Learn to be able to have BOTH a rich and relaxing lifestyle.
  • Learn to prioritise and focus on the “money making aspects” of your business
  • How to create ONE useful way to help focus on areas of your business.
  • Learn to analyse previous performance to see how it affects your current income.
  • How and why to find a coach to boost your performance.


Key Links From The Show:

Penny’s Site


Recommended Books:

The Confidence Code by Katty Kay and Claire Shipman

The Prosperous Coach by Steve chandler and Rich Litvin

The Big Leap by Gay Hendricks

Jan 9, 2018

Christine McAlister is business and success coach and expert on turning tragedy into triumph. Her company, Life With Passion, helps high-achieving, motivated women to create successful freedom-based businesses they love.

Quotes To Remember:

“If I could survive this thing, I could do or survive anything else.”

“Our lives are full of highs and lows….the more embracing we are of both...that allows us to sustain the highs for longer.”

“A lot of times, it’s like we are inside a jar, and we can’t see our own label.”

“You already have something that you are an expert in, whether or not you know it, or believe it.”

What You’ll Learn:

  • How to keep up moral levels and look after ourselves during challenge & tragedy.
  • Learn to stay in the “triumph” phase of your life, rather than getting stuck in the “tragic” phase.
  • Learn why it’s important to have a mentor/coach to help you be your best self
  • How to make time for multiple aspects of life, including personal life, business growth.
  • Learn it is ok to give yourself time off to make sure you can be as productive as possible.


Key Links From The Show:

Christine’s Free Gift for Listeners


Recommended Books:

The Big Leap by Gay Hendricks

You’re a Bada** at Making Money by Jen Sincero

How Rich People Think by Steve Siebold

Jan 8, 2018

Aaron Hendon is a Seattle Realtor, real estate investor, author, educator, and speaker. He is a managing partner of Christine & Company, a Seattle Magazine awarded, 5-Star Real Estate Agent, and an individual Rising Star in Seattle Real Estate winner. Aaron brings together a diverse background and history including transformational leadership, entrepreneurial start-ups, and traditional cold calling sales.


Quotes To Remember:

“I was smiling and dialing.”

“You don’t have to convince people to buy a house, they already want to buy a house.”

“A black swan lurks behind every corner.”

“You get what you measure.”

“If you don’t work you don’t eat.”


What You’ll Learn:

  • How to get started in real estate, without taking a risky hit
  • Learn what criteria to consider and look for when investing
  • Learn why cold calling/making phone calls is imperative to selling real estate
  • How and where to find the right clients without paying
  • When to take the plunge into commission only salary.


Key Links From The Show:

Aaron’s Site


Recommended Books:

Pre-suasion by Robert Cialdini

To Sell Is Human by Daniel Pink

The Undoing Project by Michael Lewis
Shortchanged by Shortcuts by Aaron Hendon

Jan 5, 2018

Mike Belsito is the Co-Founder of Product Collective which is a community for product people. In addition to co-founding and developing this community, he also co-founded and organized INDUSTRY: The Product Conference, where product managers with world-class products gather together to share their insights and learn so they can build, launch, and scale their creations.


Quotes To Remember:

“How can you position yourself differently?”

“If you have a good attendee experience, then the other things tend to follow.”

“How are people going to find out about you?”

“You do the things that don’t scale, and figure out what works so you can scale them up later on.”

“Don’t be discouraged if your first event isn’t profitable.”


What You’ll Learn:

  • Why it’s important to follow people in your field, and learn from them
  • Learn to market your event to find the right attendees
  • How to find your ideal audience, and how to reach out to them
  • Why “cold calling” individual potential customers is still valuable
  • How to keep review and improve on your events, by noting things that you’d like to change


Key Links From The Show:

Mike's Email

Mike’s Twitter


Recommended Books:

Rework by Jason Fried

Content Inc by Joe Pulizzi

The Monk and The Riddle by Randy Komisar

Jan 4, 2018

Lee Caraher is the founder and CEO of Double Forte, a 15 year old public relations and digital media agency. The Millennial Whisperer has become a highly sought after KeyNote speaker on hiring and retaining a high-performing multi-generational team. She is also the author of two books, Millennials & Management and The Boomerang Principle.

Quotes To Remember:

“Just saying it doesn’t necessarily make it come true.”

“The most diverse teams, when they work together, are the strongest teams.”

“Just saying please and thank you during the day can go a long long way.”

“You have to change the wheels while you’re driving the bus towards that direction.”

“Always leave a party when you’re still having fun.”

“It is your job to make sure that the people who could be influential for you know who you are.”

“Relevance is fleeting.”


What You’ll Learn:

  • How and what makes a strong personal brand
  • How to choose and efficiently manage social media pages
  • How to put together a strong millennial team, and working together.
  • Learn to talk about and promote your personal brand
  • How to find business and talk to people at a networking event
  • Why it’s so important to pay attention, to stay ahead of the curve


Key Links From The Show:

Lee’s Site

Follow Lee On Twitter @LeeCaraher


Recommended Books:

The Power of Onlyness by Nilofer Merchant

Pivot by Jenny Blake

Work Pause Thrive by Lisen Stromberg

Millenials & Management by Lee Caraher

The Boomerang Principle by Lee Caraher

Jan 3, 2018

Ryan Moffett is the lead manager of the Blackpier Atlas Portfolio of Strategies spending the last 12 years specializing designing and trading robust systems and strategies. In those 12 years he has worked with and been mentored by traders out of the CBOE as well alternative hedge fund managers out of New York and California.

Prior to managing Blackpier Capital, he worked for Martin & Company, a $2 billion investment firm as well as Gulfstream Capital, an alternative investment advisor with $40 million in assets.


Quotes To Remember:

“You can have the greatest idea in the world, but if you can’t execute on that idea it ain’t much good.”

“In baseball, you can be wrong 7 out of 10 times, you can still be an All star… isn’t that different.”

“Failure is constantly happening.”

“One of the biggest parts of being a trader is understanding what the other side thinks and how they think.”

“If you cover your downside, your upside will take care of itself.”

“The market is never wrong.”


What You’ll Learn:

  • The pathway to becoming a high performance investment trader
  • Why it’s so important to surround yourself with people doing what you want.
  • How to decide whether an investment is right/good for you.
  • How to plan for bad cycles/periods
  • How to differentiate between “false hype” and good analysis.


Key Links From The Show:

Black Pier Capital Blog

Black Pier Capital Site

Black Pier Capital Email


Recommended Books:

The Original Wizards by Jack D. Schwager

Reminiscence of a Stock Operator by Edwin Lefevre

How I made $2M on The Stock Market by Nicolas Darvas

Jan 2, 2018

Whitney Nicely started her real estate investing career after selling dump trucks. She flipped her first property in 2009 and has never looked back. She is a very successful real estate investor and highly sought after strategist who helps others create and boost their portfolios. Whitney also empowers women to dive into the real estate investment world in order to take control of their lives and finances.


Quotes To Remember:

“I like to buy houses without spending any money.”

“Get in, do a couple small deals, go through the process, figure out what you like, and then grow from there”

“The numbers don’t lie.”

“If you get that bad taste in your mouth, it’s hard to get back in.”

“Everybody knows someone with a problem with a house.”

What You’ll Learn:

  • Learn what to look for when investing in real estate
  • How to replace your 9-5 income with real estate
  • How to buy real estate without spending any of your own money
  • How to make offers to win a negation situation
  • How and where to buy real estate in your area


Key Links From The Show:
Whitney’s Site


Recommended Books:

Miracle in the Mountains by Harnett Thomas Kane

Shoemaker of Dreams by Salvadore Ferrigamo

Proverbs - 31:16
Whitney’s Book

Jan 1, 2018

Dan Lok has built a thriving network of multi-million dollar enterprises. He now inspires entrepreneurs and thought leaders from around the world to do the same. Dan. otherwise known as The King of High-Ticket Sales, is one of the most highest paid and in-demand consultants in the luxury and high-ticket space.


Quotes To Remember:

“Revenue is good, but at the end of the day, it’s how much are you netting.”

“Business is a game of margins, not volumes.”

“It’s all your limited beliefs that will hold you back.”

“If you are always easily reachable and available, you’re not very valuable.”

“I don’t sell information, I provide transformation.”

“To sell more, you’ve got to get them on the phone.”

“The more you pay, the more you pay attention.”

“Be effective by being selective.”


What You’ll Learn:

  • Why high ticket sales can be less work and better return
  • How not to project your problems on clients
  • Why restricting supply is lucrative and can make you more valuable
  • Why most high ticket sales start with a phone call, and how to make them happen
  • How to take on and manage more clients
  • How to be able to choose your clients, and work on projects you want to.


Key Links From The Show:

Dan’s site

Dan’s Youtube channel


Recommended Books:

80/20 Principle by Richard Koch

The ONE Thing by Gary Keller & Jay Papasan

F.U. Money by Dan Lok

Dec 27, 2017

Jim Heskett is the juggling author who writes at least four books every year as he juggles book writing with the time he spends with his family, friends, and his full-time job. He shatters the excuse of not having enough time to write your very own book, and we’ll unveil the curtain with Jim’s productivity secrets


Quotes To Remember:

“I have to focus on what people want, and that’s how I can provide the most value.”

“I’m always learning.”

“If I’m going to build an empire……I can’t slack off even for one day.”

“I’m 100% responsible for my success and my failures.”

“Writing has never felt like a chore for me.”


What You’ll Learn:

  • Why it’s important to have a good team around you to help with your business.
  • How to market fiction books to the right audience, using similar authors to help get it in the right hands
  • Why creating content has multiple uses, and how it can be repurposed for benefit
  • How to use a mailing list to promote and attract new customers
  • How to work quickly to prevent getting stuck on ideas that don’t sell, instead focusing on what people want.

Key Links From The Show:

Jim’s Non Fiction Site

Jim’s Main Site

Recommended Books:

The Four Agreements - Don Miguel Ruiz

Publish. Repeat - Sean Platt/Johnny Truant

Lexicon - Max Barry

Dec 20, 2017

Richard Shuster is a psychologist and host of The Daily Helping Podcast. The show features guests who inspire listeners to become the best versions of themselves and make the world a better place. This encapsulates Richard’s journey of helping others and encouraging others to do the same.


Quotes To Remember:

“We always strive to be better, there isn’t this magical day where we’re just like “Hey, I’m done learning, I’m done developing…..but I do believe there is a formula.”

“Even when you reach that status, you can always do more, and be better.”

“Whether we’re giving, or we’re receiving, the reaction that we experience physiologically is identical.”

“Helping others allows us to experience even greater pleasure.”

“You are who you associate with.”

“Find those people who are going to help you achieve your goals and help you along the way.”

“Don’t ride the highs too high and the lows too low.”

“You HAVE to face your fear.”


What You’ll Learn:

  • Why giving is just as important to you as receiving.
  • How to distance yourself from influences in your life that have impeded your ability to maximise your potential.
  • How to focus on the long term goals and prospects as an entrepreneur
  • Why and How it is important to face your fears.
  • How to become your “Best Self” and why helping others helps you get there.


Key Links From The Show:

Richard’s Website

“The Daily Helping” in the App Store > Richard’s App.

Recommended Books:

Jay Papasan - The ONE Thing

Tim Ferriss - The Tools of Titans

Dec 13, 2017

Nathan Hirsch has bootstrapped two multi-million dollar businesses which he runs to this day. Nathan’s first business, Portlight, an Amazon store with over $20 million worth of product sales, emerged from his college dorm room. At Portlight’s peak, Nathan and his team were managing over 500,000 products on the Portlight Amazon store from over 1,000 drop ship suppliers.

Nathan’s second business,, is a hiring marketplace specialized for eCommerce business owners. now services over 2,000 online businesses and is on pace to hit $3 to $4 million in 2017.


Quotes To Remember:

“After a hire, that’s where the real tests begin”

“As a business owner, hiring is an investment. It’s an investment of your money, your time, your energy, so when you make an investment into someone, you need to look for those red flags early”

“We’ve all worked with someone before who has a bad outlook on life….. that’s a cancer in your business, you don’t want that within 100 yards of your company”

“Almost all bad business relationships, come down to a break in communication. At a basic level, your workers need to speak the same language.”

“Providing things you can go back and reference, is incredibly important”

“You don’t own three companies by working inside 3 companies, it doesn’t work like that, you have to delegate.”

“If you waste your time, you’re not getting that back”


What You’ll Learn:

  • Learn when and how to delegate various processes of your business
  • How to pick the right VA, looking past just the skills.
  • Why communication is key in all aspects
  • How to find the right employee by developing your interview process
  • How to turn delegation into revenue


Key Links From The Show: --Nathan’s site

Skill Sets Rates for FreeeUp

Video testimonial on FreeeUp from Ben Cummings

How FreeeUp Works Infographic

Free Up Your Business: 50 Secrets to Bootstrap Million Dollar Companies


Recommended Books:

Start with Why by Simon Sinek

Deliver Happiness by Tony Hsieh

Think Like Jeff Bezos by Jamie Morris

Free Up Your Business - Nathan’s book

Dec 6, 2017

Joe Pulizzi is the founder of Content Marketing Institute, a UBM company and the leading education and training organization for content marketing. CMI is responsible for producing Content Marketing World, the largest content marketing event in the world. He’s also the author of five books including his latest, Killing Marketing. His third book, Epic Content Marketing was named one of the “Five Must Read Business Books of 2013” by Fortune Magazine.

Quotes To Remember:

“There’s a lot of different ways to market a product, but if I’m going to choose one I’d choose content marketing”

“If you can build a loyal and trusting audience, you can create 10 different kinds of revenue”

“This is a marathon and not a sprint”

“It’s all about the subscriber”

“There’s nothing like amazing research that’s gonna put you as the most credible resource in the industry”

“The audience will absolutely fell you what they will give you money for”

“Don’t fall in love with the product, fall in love with your audience”

What You’ll Learn:

  • The “Content Tilt”, how to embrace it and find your own.
  • The essentials of marketing.
  • How to build an audience, and what to focus on when monetizing the experience.
  • How to integrate a crucial, yet rarely used marketing tactic beneficially
  • How to grow your brand into a media company
  • How to turn visitors into subscribers to grow your audience.


Key Links From The Show:

Killing Marketing -- Joe’s Book

Joe’s Site

@joepulizzi - Joe’s Twitter Handle


Recommended Books:

Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill

7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey

See Joe’s book in the key links

Nov 22, 2017

Mark Schaefer is a globally-recognized KeyNote speaker, educator, business consultant, and author who blogs at {grow}, one of the top marketing blogs in the world. He specializes in marketing strategy and social media workshops. He’s consulted a combination of start-ups and global brands such as Adidas, Johnson & Johnson, Dell, Pfizer, The U.S. Air Force, and the UK government. He’s also the author of five bestselling books such as The Content Code and Born To Blog.   Quotes To Remember: “What really keeps me going is I know I’m having a positive impact on people.” “If you’re just in it for the money, I’m not sure you’re going to sustain it.” “You can’t just chase every shiny red ball.” “You need to focus on one kind of content.” “If you’re not joyful, if you’re not having fun, you’re going to quit.” “Creating content isn’t the finish line, it’s the starting line.” “If you got a keyboard or a smartphone, and a WiFi connection, you can create content.” “You don’t need to be an expert, you don’t need to have all the answers, but you do need to take your best shot and start.” What You’ll Learn:

  • How to create a large targeted audience.
  • How to get your audience to share your content
  • How to stand out as a content creator in a saturated market
  • How to create useful partnerships that can help further in your career
  • How to enjoy your work.

  Key Links From The Show: Mark’s Site   Recommended Books: Innovation and Entrepreneurship by Peter Drucker The Inevitable by Kevin Kelly Small Data by Martin Lindstrom Known by Mark Schaefer

Nov 15, 2017

Introduction: Dwayne Klassen is known as THE Coach for Men. He’s an engaging and entertaining transformational speaker, author coach, and relationship expert. As the creator of The Remarkable Man Coaching Program, Dwayne teaches that no matter how hard life can get, you can rise up, make a difference, and win.   Quotes To Remember: “We all know who we want to be inside, you’ve already met that individual in life.” “Too many of us are driving through this life with a rear view mirror that’s bigger than the windshield; we’re looking back all the time.” “Be mindful of what that remarkable man looks like.” “When I took full responsibility, that’s when things shifted.”   What You’ll Learn:

  • How to understand and overcome frustration in your life
  • Learn to harness both masculine and feminine energy usefully.
  • How to make time for your loved ones and those important in your life.
  • How your actions and outward appearance have effect on your spouse and children, and how to put out a positive vibe.

Key Links From The Show: Dwayne’s Site The Remarkable Man Show - Dwayne’s Podcast   Recommended Books: The 5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman The War of Art by Steven Pressfield The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari by Robin Sharma

Nov 8, 2017


Debbie Drum is a full-time marketer, content creator, and author. She has self-published several of her books on Amazon under various pen names but recently published the book Read Better Faster under her pen name, and the insights in that book will be the focus of today’s episode.


Quotes To Remember:

“If you can’t do something good, or you’re mediocre at it, there’s always something you can do to get better.”

“The great thing about being an entrepreneur is that you can decide your own path, there’s no written rulebook.”

“If you want to keep getting paid for your expertise, you’re going to need to be on that continuing education string”


What You’ll Learn:

  • How to improve your reading speed using tools available to you
  • How to ensure the retention of information when reading quickly
  • How to use both visual and audible stimulation to maximise effectiveness in memory when training
  • How to overcome the fear of public speaking
  • The most cost effective way to read many books.


Key Links From The Show:

Debbie’s website - Debbie’s email


Recommended Books:

10 Years Younger by Kylie Ansett

Read Better Faster by Debbie Drum

The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Luiz

Unlimited Memory by Kevin Horsley

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