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The Work from Home Podcast

The Work from Home Podcast

Author: Mr. Tolu Balogun

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Learn how to run a successful business from your home either as a freelancer, entrepreneur, or a staff at a business irrespective of the size.

I am certain you can get stuff done from home and I and my guests will provide various perspectives for you to relate with. Support this podcast:
109 Episodes
Molly discussed with us on this episode, how entrepreneurs can improve their productivity by delegating tasks to professional VAs who will not only make their lives easier but make it possible for the entrepreneur to improve their business by spending more time on tasks and duties that will directly impact business growth and not the routine tasks that usually takes most of their time. About Molly Molly's expertise is in online business, systems and outsourcing. She is the founder of The Virtual Assistant Academy, a certification for the best Virtual Support Staff in U.S.A. and the owner of Virtual Assistant Management, a placement agency for entrepreneurs in need of top virtual assistant talent for the organizations. Links Website VA Academy - Hire a VA - --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
Jason shares his experience from going to military as well as transiting to the Banking sector before going to become the Entrepreneur Evangelist. He also explained how he was able to use his military training to drive success in the Banking sector and how all those experiences shaped him into building a system that allowed him to help other people block off limiting beliefs that doesn't allow them achieve success. About Jason Jason Skeesick is a US Army veteran, coach, and an entrepreneurial evangelist.  He is a father, husband, fighter, and carrier of heavy things.  His company Spear and Clover helps businesses with passionate leaders, talented teams, and strong playbooks go from contenders to championship Dynasty Organizations. You can find Jason hosting the weekly Spear and Clover Podcast available on Youtube and across all audio platforms. Links Website - Instagram - @spearandclover --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
Today I give a quick overview on how to drive targetted traffic to your website by using buyer intent to set your site up for success using long tail keywords to drive traffic to your website and ensure that you have less competition. Long tail keywords are keywords that are more specific than broad or short tail keywords and can be tracked to intent much more than specific or shot tail keywords. --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
Michael took time to let us know about online meetings starting with what people fear the most regarding online meetings and how to manage online meetings, especially when you can't read the audience. A good way to get our online meetings, according to Michael, is to ensure transparency and put systems in place to work things out in case things go wrong. About Michael Michael Fraidenburg is a seasoned natural resource manager who worked for 30 years with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife as a scientific expert, agency executive, and the Executive for the Fish and Wildlife Commission. Fraidenburg is widely experienced in conflict resolution, facilitation, agency governance, teaching, policy-making, international negotiations, planning, research, and program administration. He has a successful track record in controversial, international and interstate work environments and has received state and national recognition for his work in international disputes over salmon. He has extensive experience facilitating science-intensive disagreements and, as a certified mediator, using interest-based bargaining techniques to resolve disputes over natural resources. Mike is a Certified Fisheries Professional (American Fisheries Society) and a Certified Mediator (Washington Mediation Association). He is able to motivate and work effectively with people in supervisory, team, and peer relationships and is expert at helping organizations and stakeholders work together. Michael helps groups get past disagreement and impasse and, in so doing, helps organizations save time, save money, and improve their reputations.  Links Website - YouTube - @masteringonlinemeetings Free Tool - --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
Dustin talks about how he uses Partnership marketing to improve business. It's simply getting yourself in front of new customers by collaborating with other people and/brands with an overlapping audience and presents everyone involved with a win-win-win scenario.  About Dustin Dustin serves mission-driven entrepreneurs as a strategic marketing coach. His passion is helping coaches, consultants and agency owners rapidly increase profits and massively grow their network using a Partnership Marketing System. Unlike many coaches, everything I teach is based on real-world experience growing three successful online businesses. I'm best known for my Partnership Marketing System, which I've used to grow FireCreek Snacks into a 7-figure business without paid ads. Links Dustin's Partnership Marketing Blueprint - Website - Instagram - @engagedmarriage --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
Steve shared with us his experience on how the global pandemic recalibrated his business. He speaks about how shifting mindsets and making real changes helped to positively impact his business. He also talked about how important it is to dress the part while working from home. About Steve Steve has always been a fan of the stage. His first time in front of an audience was at six years old, a skinny little kid with big thick glasses playing the guitar his parents had given him for Christmas. What a rush! Over the years, he looked for every opportunity to get in front of people and play and tell stories. In his teens and early twenties, he was a professional musician, touring with his band across the country and playing in bars. He always adored being in front of an audience, and as the frontman, Steve did all the talking. Of course. One day Steve came across a video of Zig Ziglar, the legendary sales expert and motivational speaker. He was on stage, just him, no guitars, no equipment, no bandmates, and Steve remembers thinking to myself – what a great job that is! Steve became fascinated with the whole world of getting up on stage and just saying things. Over the years, Steve has grown his speaker training business. He has researched almost every speaking technique there is and even added neuroscience to his methods to validate his principles with actual science. He has had the opportunity to teach professional speakers all over the world, including elite professional speakers and global changemakers. Links Website - Free Webinar - Books - --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
Limor is a woman that has gone  to great heights in the male dominated tech industry. She has since been working to help women in tech figure out their goals, figure out the barriers and chart a direction that will give them the recognition that they deserve. She also gave us insights into the things needed to do when choosing a remote talent that would make the work easier. About Limor Hi, my name is Limor. I have been a mentor for women in tech for over five years and a former director of engineering. For over 20 years, I worked in tech as an engineer, manager, and director of engineering. I was always passionate about supporting women in tech. I know firsthand how it is like being a woman in a male-dominant field and all the challenges women face in the tech industry. Two years ago, upon my return to Israel after nine years in the US, I decided to follow my calling and support women's career growth. Women I work with tell me that working with me enabled them to continuously tear down "ceilings" by challenging them to think bigger. They also say that I opened their eyes to an entirely new way of contributing to their careers. Women I work with can achieve the goals and more in 1/3 of the time they thought it would take them. Do you want to break your glass ceiling? Work with me! I am now working with individuals and organizations that support women's career growth in the tech industry. Links Website - Instagram - @limorbergman --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
Today I look at some of the ways that you can increase traffic to your website. As a business owner, regardless of size. driving traffic to the bussiness is key and I talked about the following methods for driving traffic: Search Engine Optimization guest posting getting on podcasts using twitter and LinkedIn creating a free resurce simpletraffic sparktoro ads --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
Clint and I talked about his story of Taxi driving to the road of becoming and award winning and celebrity Entrepreneur. He discussed some of the top lessons from his book "Wisdom of the Men", a really great book that would add immense value to any true Entrepreneur who is ready to take charge of destiny and take the bulls by the horn. We discussed how he has been teaching people how to grow their portfolio and closing TV interviews to build their profile of becoming celebrity Entreprenuers.  About Clint Clint Arthur has shared the stage with Martha Stewart, Dr Oz, Suzanne Somers, Caitlyn Jenner, IceT, and five presidents of the United States at Harvard, Cambridge, Oxford, London Stock Exchange, NASDAQ, Mercedes, Porsche, Coca Cola, Microsoft, AT&T and the Royal Society of Medicine. His 21st bestselling book, “Wisdom Of The Men,”  is nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. Clint splits his time between homes in New York City, Los Angeles, and Acapulco, Mexico where he lives with his wife of 20 years, Ali, and Nova, their Billion Peso Puppy Links Wisdom of the Men Book - Website - Instagram - --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
Alex joins us today to talk about how businesses can be sustainble and stand the test of time. He gave us actionable insights about how businesses can achieve their short, medium and long term growth by creating strategies that will stand the test of time. About Alex Alex is an entrepreneur, author, executive coach, and board advisor. He built companies in Europe and Canada, and led client projects across the world.   His areas of expertise are strategy development, leadership development, and entrepreneurship. His passion lies in helping clients built profitable businesses rooted in purpose. In his upcoming book he presents a new framework called "The Nine Elements of Organizational Identity", which helps people build better businesses. Alex is a storyteller with an academic background is in General Management, with degrees from EBS University (Germany) and Universidad ORT (Uruguay), as well as certificates from INSEAD (France) and Harvard Business School (USA). He lives in Vancouver, Canada. Links Website - Instagram - @alexbrueckmann --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
Dave Combs, an established composer and music entrepreneur who has built a successful business with virtually no advertising and creating a worldwide following generating over 50,000 personal notes and letters of support for my music.  He shared with us his journey working in the corporate world and how that journey took him from information technology to music. His journey with music started while he was still working in corporate, which he later titled Rachel's song, which has gotten him letters from around the world. About Dave Combs Dave Combs is a songwriter, photographer, entrepreneur and author with four decades of experience writing over 120 songs and creating fourteen albums of soothing, relaxing instrumental piano music. His songwriting began with the now popular standard, Rachel’s Song. His soothing, relaxing music has been played millions of times worldwide on radio, satellite, and all internet streaming media, and it continues to touch the lives of millions of people all over the world. He is also the author of the bestselling new book, Touched By The Music: How the Story and Music of Rachel’s Song Can Change. Your Life. Links Website - Instagram - @combsmusic --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
Is TikTok a fad that will pass? Or is it something that can help your business grow? Today, Tolu discusses how this social app, which was the leading app by downloads in 2021, might just be a great addition to your tools for business growth. He shares some stats to help you decide if TikTok is the right fit for you and ways you can use it to your advantage. He also discusses what to do to set up your account, the dos and don’ts of increasing your number of followers, how to use the analytics provided by TikTok to drive business growth, and the type of content to create to increase engagement. Finally, he weighs in on the hashtags or no hashtags debate. He also gives expert advice on using captions, trends, creating videos, making money from TikTok, and the best ways to engage there. --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
Ever heard of the term “Encore entrepreneur?” Livestream coach and consultant Shelley Carney introduces them as people, usually middle-aged, who have worked under other employers for long periods and are now ready to start their businesses. Shelley trains Encore Entrepreneurs to master the relevant technology to get themselves on Livestream to connect with an audience. Shelley shares the importance of showing your face online as an Encore entrepreneur. She also encourages everyone to stop overthinking their appearance and focus on the messages they’re delivering.  She discusses what one needs to start live streaming: high-speed internet and a good quality computer or phone. She mentions the popular live stream platforms among Encore Entrepreneurs and the multi-streaming platform that she uses to stream content on YouTube, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter simultaneously. She explains how she translates live stream video content to audio and distributes the information through Spotify, Amazon, Apple, and Google, or transcribes it to texts so they can be used as blog posts. About Shelley Carney As a livestreaming YouTuber, podcast host and blogger, she shares her Content Consistency Framework with her audience so they can leverage their time, talent and content to expand their brand's reach around the world.  She has been livestreaming presentations and interviews for the past 7 years and she finds great joy in sharing her methods with others. Shelley would love the opportunity to participate in friendly conversations that enlightens and uplifts everyone. Links Website - Content Consistency Framework - --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
Our guest today is Brian Winch, the owner and founder of CleanLots. CleanLots was a side hustle he started 41 years ago. He has built it into a full-time business that he continues to operate today. He joins us on this episode to discuss how to grow and market your business without breaking the bank. For Brian, the first step to building a sustainable business is to like what you’re doing. He shares how this helped him continue CleanLots even when he had questions about his future. He also shares what he did to grow his business and discusses resources that helped him do this - from libraries to the internet. He talks about the free marketing techniques he used to gain clients and earn a six-figure annual income and ways small businesses can take advantage of these techniques today. He also gives tips on balancing side hustles with your primary source of income and how to transition fully to your side hustle. In his book CleanLots Operations Manual, he shares his business secrets. Brian promises free business support to those who purchase it. About Brian Brian grew a simple side hustle that he started in 1981 into a profitable business that he still operates today. He had little money, education and skills but plenty of passion, patience and persistence. Brian shares his tips and experience on how to start a side hustle and grow it on a shoe-string budget. Links Website --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
Our guest today, Rael Bricker, talks about becoming the best version of ourselves, even in business. He speaks professionally onstage about business and owns a thriving venture capital and financial services business in Australia. You also don’t want to miss the free pdf version of his book at the end of this episode titled “Dive in, Lessons Learnt Since Business School.” Rael explains the importance of being open to mentors before Tolu and Rael tackle the question: “are entrepreneurs born or made?” Rael also shares tips entrepreneurs need to do to reach business excellence: Drawing a moral line with every business you do, getting rid of customers who don’t make you happy but waste your time, and never asking your staff to do something you wouldn’t do. Lastly, he explains the importance of simplifying processes to strengthen your business. “Business is not complicated. It is simple, but we have to dive in and adjust our course as we move along,” Rael remarks.   About Rael After 30+ years as a serial entrepreneur, dabbling in everything from education to finance to fitness, I’ve now made it my mission to share my knowledge and expertise with others. Seeing that light come on, and connections being made in people’s heads as to how they can weave my experiences and advice into their businesses reinforces that this is where I need to be. Links Website - Free Book - --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
Why do you think presents are wrapped with bows and packaged with cards? It’s all for the experience of the products.  Over 5 million businesses were launched in America last year, yet, research has shown that 86% of businesses will fail after 5 years. Aside from the demand for products, a significant reason for that is poor customer experience. Alex explains how we need to come to terms with algorithms of the digital age: visibility and customer referrals through great customer experiences. He advises business owners to think through their past customer experiences and analyze how it was packaged to make us feel happy to pay for the service. He mentions how slowing down with creation or delivery allows us to give the best results.  Finally, he emphasizes how the cost of acquiring new customers is way higher than keeping them. About Alex As a transformative leader of multiple successful companies, Brazilian-born Alex Oliveira has helped companies advance their brands by executing interactive marketing campaigns for over 12 years. From SMB's to Fortune 500 brands like Ford & Allstate, Alex enjoys a diverse portfolio of clients. Alex’s major passions include adventuring with his wife and 4 kids, investing in startups, and giving back to the community. Link --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
Black Friday sales are just a few months away. Now is the time to grow your business with these practical growth tips. Tolu discusses lead market strategy in which clients give you their email addresses and contact address in return for the value you give them. He discusses the different ways he gives value --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
Jake took the time to educate us on the importance that podcasting brings to the table for businesses and how exactly they can use it to gain access to the decision makers in their industry and bring more business flowing through their doors. Jake has been able to help various businesses, such as Meta and Alibaba, grow their revenue through podcasting and is ready to do the same for other businesses. About Jake Jake Jorgovan is a Serial Entrepreneur, Podcast Producer and Business Advisor.  He is the Founder of Content Allies and Lead Cookie. Through these companies he has generated $40M+ in sales for his clients. Jake is the host of the Working Without Pants Podcast, and Leaders of B2B Podcast. He also shares the raw lessons of his entrepreneurial journey at  Jake is the producer behind podcasts for  brands such as Facebook, Siemens Energy, Stampli, and more.  Jake’s professional focus is to build companies that enable freedom of time and financial profitability. He does that by being an active entrepreneur in the trenches and through training others on entrepreneurship, leadership, sales & marketing.  Jake has degree in entrepreneurship from Belmont University and has been awarded Nashville’s Youth Entrepreneur of the Year. He has spoken at conferences such as SXSW and has been featured in publications such as Inc & Forbes. Jake lives a nomadic life and has traveled the world while running multiple companies. Links Website - --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
Jhana, an operations coach and consultant who helps digital businesses and entrepreneurs build scalable businesses and teams to help their businesses thrive, joins us on the show today. She discusses how she started working remotely and what to do to be less afraid of working remotely. She also speaks on how the standard work models have changed and why working remotely should be something to embrace instead of avoiding. We also discuss the many benefits of remote work from the perspectives of freelancers, entrepreneurs, and employers; for a remote business, there is less room to leave things to chance when it comes to scalability. She discusses the strategies leaders can use to make a remote business scalable. These strategies include pro tips such as ways to set up Slack channels to foster team building and methods she has adopted to use our common virtual tools such as Zoom and Slack more effectively. She also gives professional insight into the recruitment process for a remote business. Finally, she discusses what remote teams should stop doing so that they do not sabotage their growth and what to do instead. About Jhana Li Jhana Li has over 4 years experience as a COO and Operations Consultant for digital entrepreneurs. She specializes in executing scalable team & systems infrastructure, and harnessing the true power of Operations as a lever for compound growth. Her passion lies in scaling purpose-based businesses, and partnering with the founding entrepreneurs to unlock their highest potential & impact. Links Website - Ops Academy - --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
Jenny Toh is a lawyer as well as a certified and trained life coach who trains introverts to be more visible in the workspace while still remaining authentic. She discusses how to leverage your introversion in the workspace. Jenny explains the difference between introverts and extroverts as team members and leaders in the workplace and the importance of an introvert in contributing to the team. She shares how she uses her ability as an introvert in her coaching career to understand her clients’ problems beyond the words used. She also explains how overthinking can prevent introverts from taking action, and she discusses specific actions that introverts can take to perform better at work. About Jenny Jenny is an ICF ACC coach who is the director of River Life Coaching Pte. Ltd., her life coaching practice where she coaches individuals to define success on their own terms personally and professionally. Jenny is passionate about empowering introverted women to remain authentic. She is also a lawyer and a mother of three living in Singapore. Links Website - Free 30-Minute Session - --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
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