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Fearless Entrepreneurship Podcast with Cory Mosley

Author: Cory Mosley

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Interviews with everyday business owners who have put it on the line to become successful entrepreneurs. Host Cory Mosley has made it his mission to provide education and empowerment to help entrepreneurs beat the odds and build their business.

Cory Mosley is an entrepreneur, keynote speaker, business strategist and media personality who established his first business at the age of 14. Over the past decade, he has created 7-figure revenues, coached and developed successful business strategies for small business owners and fortune 500 clients.
23 Episodes
Ronnie Wyatt is half of the dynamic duo of Ronnie and Tim Wyatt, who own Pecan Jacks. They are one of the best at taking care of their customers and they have a product that is ridiculously good. Before Pecan Jacks, they had previously started a business and ran it successfully for 7 years until the economic downturn. During the episode, learn about the power of reinvention, authenticity and a willingness to change. Ronnie discusses how being open to changing course has helped her along her journey, as well as the balance between pricing and value. Links: Instagram Facebook Quote: “If you make a decision that’s right at the time if you decide it’s not, do something to change it” Time Stamps: 1:55– Ronnie’s Story 4:02 – Walking through the transition to getting her flagship store in her dream location 7:10 – Decisions that Ronnie might’ve made differently if she had the chance – Not being afraid to change course 13:27 – Something Ronnie knows today that she wishes she knew 4 or 5 years ago 14:10 – How Cory and Ronnie met - A great product that needed more exposure 17:08 – How Ronnie’s thinking has changed presenting her brand online over the years 18:22 – Assessing value and pricing 20:50 – Ronnie’s changing ambitions after achieving some of the goals she set out for the business initially 23:02 – Ronnie’s craziest entrepreneurship moment 25:23 – Rapid fire questions! 27:30 – Entrepreneurship trivia!   Want more? Visit
Holly Bryd Miller is an award winning makeup artist who has over 20 years of experience. She is the CEO for Makeup By Holly, LLC and freelances for international companies such as Giorgio Armani Beauty, Yves Saint Laurent, Chanel and Laura Mercier. She is a Certified Makeup Instructor and has traveled throughout the country educating everyday women and future makeup artists on beauty trends and the fundamentals of makeup artistry. Her passion as a Beauty Consultant allows her to empower women to look and feel their best.   During this episode, learn about the idea of turning a passion into a business. Understand the landscape of the industry that you’re going into and figure out the battle between labor, time and value. Holly discusses how she went from dabbling in the makeup world to turning it into a successful business. Links: Facebook LinkedIn Instagram Twitter Quotes: “I believe that we all have inner beauty that radiates outward” - Holly Bryd Miller “If you want to be successful in any industry put yourself around other people who are successful” - Holly Bryd Miller Time Stamps: 2:44– Holly’s Story – How her passion for makeup began 4:57 – Separating the idea of “I’m dabbling” vs. “I’m running a business” 8:17 – Holly’s key business skills that you should learn immediately as an entrepreneur 10:38 – The battle between labor, time and value 14:26 – Dealing in an industry where there is a commodity factor to it and standing out 18:18 – Using makeup for people to look like the best version of themselves, while still looking like themselves - Communicating expectations with clients 21:57 – Battling the idea of the beauty vs. natural movement 24:05 – The impact of studying business before starting a business 26:40 – Holly’s craziest entrepreneurship moment 28:25 – Rapid fire questions! 30:17 – Entrepreneurship trivia!   Want more? Visit
Rudy Treminio, AKA El Patron, Is a managing partner at Brooklyn Mitsubishi, one of the fastest growing dealerships in the country. With over 400k followers on Instagram alone, he is a true example of what’s possible when you commit to success. During this episode, learn about the benefits of working in a partnership versus doing it by yourself. Learn about knowing your strengths and weaknesses and the benefits of working with people who compliment your skill set. Living one day at a time – spending money to make money. Links: Facebook Instagram LinkedIn Quote: "Consistency is key" - Rudy "El Patronn" Treminio "People need to go with the times and change with the times" - Rudy "El Patronn" Treminio Time Stamps: 1:25– How Rudy achieved his goals under the umbrella of an organization 3:38 – Charismatic & swag - Unleashing the persona – Getting on social media 5:42 – Common mistakes people make trying to brand themselves online 10:10 – Partnership vs doing it yourself 14:20 – Is there such a thing as too much? 15:30 – Rudy’s story 18:32 – The El Patronn keys to success 22:34 – Rudy’s craziest entrepreneurship moment 23:43 – Rapid fire questions! 26:51 – Entrepreneurship trivia!   Want more? Visit  
Mike Brown Founded Death Wish Coffee in 2012 in a basement of a small coffee shop in Saratoga Springs, NY. He saw a need for coffee that was both strong and delicious. After creating the perfect blend of beans and combining it with his unique roasting technique, the 'World's Strongest Coffee' was born. Mike was named Ernst and Young's  entrepreneur of year of emerging business in 2017. During this episode, learn about Mike's journey from being an accountant to getting his coffee on Good Morning America, a Super Bowl commercial and into space! Learn about navigating through and learning from early mistakes while setting yourself up for success. Quotes: “If you’re going to do something, be specific….be known for something” - Mike Brown "Don’t worry about work-life balance. Life will balance itself out” - Mike Brown Links: Facebook Instagram Twitter Amazon Time Stamps: 2:36– Mike’s Story – Getting the itch to get into the coffee business 5:30 – Changing mentality early mistakes 9:30 – The wake up call 12:17 – The beginning of Death Wish Coffee 18:06 – Mike’s journey to finding his brand 20:54 – The point Mike knew he had something 25:09 – Mike’s craziest entrepreneurship moment - Winning a Super Bowl commercial! 29:38 – Death Wish Coffee in space! 31:12 – Where is Death Wish Coffee today? 32:50 – If Mike could go back and do things differently while first starting… 36:36 – Rapid fire questions! 42:36 – Entrepreneurship trivia!   Want more? Visit
Maria Perlman is a Confidence Coach who helps professional men build irresistible confidence and powerful relationships. She came into coaching after her personal and professional breakdown that helped her to breakthrough and to change her life completely. She dreams to spread her voice and help as many people as possible to discover their best authentic self, unleash their potential, and live lives to its fullest. During this episode, learn about Maria’s journey – from being overworked into a health scare to finding her true authentic self. Learn about confidence - not being how people see you, but how you see yourself. If you fail, just fail, be OK with it, and learn from your mistakes. Links: Facebook LinkedIn Quotes: “The moment I chose to choose myself, I felt very empowered” - Maria Perlman “Fail more, fail better” - Maria Perlman Time Stamps: 2:57– Maria’s Story – Jumping from one challenge to another – working to be more than ordinary 4:40 – Finding her key driver and true authentic self 7:21 – The breakdown that led to the breakthrough 12:45 – How Maria picked confidence coaching for men 17:54 – Embracing mistakes – Listening to your intuition 19:20 – Maria’s advice to people who are constantly told “you have to be everywhere – on all channels to reach your audience” 21:03 – Maria’s keys to develop confidence 25:59 – Maria’s craziest entrepreneurship moment 28:28 – Rapid fire questions! 31:00 – Entrepreneurship trivia!   Want more? Visit
Caroline Kalentzos is the CEO of POSH PR, which is a boutique public relations and luxury event planning agency specializing in partnerships with fashion, beauty and lifestyle brands across the nation. With over nine years of experience in sales, Caroline specializes in developing a luxury lifestyle brand. She understands how to tell your brand's unique story and takes pride in developing customized strategies that produce exceptional results. She lives for making the world a prettier place with heartfelt conversations, random acts of kindness and a curated Instagram feed. During this episode learn about authenticity, finding your brand and working hard to become the best. Caroline discusses pivoting when opportunity arises and staying true to yourself. Links: Website Facebook The Caroline Doll Instagram Posh PR Instagram Email: Quotes: “…when you take what you’re naturally good at and you marry that with what you’re passionate about, you’re unstoppable.” - Caroline Kalentzos “If you stay true to yourself, you have no competition at all.”               - Caroline Kalentzos   Time Stamps: 2:57– Commanding premium prices with a premium look 3:55 – Caroline’s Story – Becoming an entrepreneur at 3 years old! 7:24 – Why Caroline left her success in medical sales - putting it all on the line 10:55 – Lesson learned from walking away from a steady, successful job to start her own company 17:01 – Mistakes that first time business owners make when it comes to their marketing/brand 21:41 – Caroline’s advice – Staying true to yourself 24:11 – Figuring out what your brand should be 32:43 – Caroline’s craziest entrepreneurship moment 34:34 – Rapid fire questions! 37:07 – Entrepreneurship trivia!   Want more? Visit
Lisa Copeland has more than 25 years of proven success Lisa's consulting firm Lisa Copeland Global Enterprises helps business owners and entrepreneurs build more scalable and successful businesses that generate more profit through her strategic “The Art of the Big Sell”, focused on selling a movement over a product, with a vast client list that includes Google, Subaru N.A, Dell, State Farm, Bank of America, H&R Block and many more. She was awarded one of the top 100 women in automotive. During this episode, Learn about crushing mediocrity – it’s a mindset, not a job title or position. Learn to re-purpose fear, assess the risk, and as long as it’s not dangerous and it falls within your skill set and passion, go for it. Links: Twitter LinkedIn Facebook Quote: “My superpower is to build business and I do it by building movements and building relationships” – Lisa Copeland “Danger is real and fear is a choice” – Lisa Copeland “You will die as an entrepreneur if you passion and skill set do not align.” – Lisa Copeland  Time Stamps: 2:57– Lisa’s Story – Turning the sales business upside down 4:33 – How Lisa decided her new chapter coming out of selling her dealership 6:53 – Some early challenges in getting out there with her own business 10:26 – Crushing mediocrity 16:32 – Purpose - Being “Others” centered instead of “us” centered 17:09 – Lisa’s advice to women trying to break into a space that hasn’t been particularly welcoming to women traditionally 19:21 – Lisa’s craziest entrepreneurship moment 21:02 – Rapid fire questions! 23:57 – Entrepreneurship trivia!   Want more? Visit
Karen Bradley, certified girl boss, is the owner of multiple companies ranging from video production to real estate to international training and consultant. She trained directly under Dr. Stephen Covey and developed her own system, the KB Method, and established herself as a time management and efficiency expert. Nominated in 2015 top 100 leading women in North America in the automotive industry by Automotive News. She decided to follow her life long love and passion to health and fitness. During this episode, learn how to turn your passion and your passion project into a business. Karen discusses balancing a family, nine-to-five job and a passion. Links: Fit Body Moms Facebook Fit Body Moms IG Quote: “Planning consistently on a weekly basis pockets of times to move yourself forward is key“ - Karen Bradley Time Stamps: 3:15– Karen’s Epiphany moment – When she decided to run with her passion 4:38 – Why Karen got certifications instead of only moving forward with her experience 7:13 – Taking in education and putting your spin on things 8:55 – Karen’s social media strategy, getting out there 10:56 – Why fit body moms instead of fit body “anyone”? 13:54 – The mistake of being too broad 14:57 – Balancing a family, 9 to 5 and a passion – tips for productivity 18:11 - Advice for creative’s to get into a groove to get something done 19:25 – Karen’s craziest entrepreneurship moment 20:52 – Rapid fire questions! 24:00 – Entrepreneurship trivia!   Want more? Visit  
Delatorro McNeal is an internationally renowned Pe4k Per4mance Expert, keynote speaker and best-selling author. Delatorro has spoken in 49 of the 50 US states and abroad and has delivered well over 3000 paid presentations to major corporations, professional associations, conventions, pro-sports teams, churches, and leadership conferences. During this episode, Delatorro talks about beginning with one area of expertise. Learn about growing your business, roots first, and expanding branch by branch.  Links: Instagram Twitter Quote: “You have to be like a stamp and stick to one thing until it delivers” -Delatorro McNeal Time Stamps: 3:55– Pick a lane and go all the way in that lane 5:56 – Some mistakes that Delatorro sees entrepreneurs make 8:08 – Growing your business roots first 12:56 – The tree’s trunk is the beginning – your primary gift/skill 14:34 – Del’s first branches – growing from the primary trunk of mastering one thing 18:22 – How Del dealt with honing in on speaking over the other opportunities in front of him 24:01 – Advice for someone “making it” by society’s standards, but not doing what you want to be doing 28:41 – Nadia’s craziest entrepreneurship moment 32:11 – Rapid fire questions! 34:09 – Entrepreneurship trivia! Want more? Visit
Chelsea Lahmers is the owner of Motorichmond. Entrepreneurship was in her blood, coming from a family of entrepreneurs. After graduating high school at the top of her class, being involved in different businesses and going to University of Virginia, nothing felt complicated or motivating to her so she dropped everything and bought a mail order business for vintage Vespa parts with $800 in the bank. Today she has grown a 15,000 square foot motorcycle dealership through some combination of cleverness and force of will. During this episode learn about work ethic, going global vs staying local, compression vs expansion and focusing on your market,  servicing everybody instead of spreading too thin. Chelsea discusses growing stronger revenue and stronger base by building relationships.   Links: Facebook Instagram Twitter Quotes: “Just because you started it doesn’t mean you can’t stop if it isn’t working” - Chelsea Lahmers “Don’t be afraid to cut off your arm to save the rest of your body from getting killed” - Chelsea Lahmers   Time Stamps: 2:36– Chelsea’s Story - How she got into the mail order business starting with only $800 4:24 – Chelsea’s early challenges making the business run 5:45 – 4am nights to make it work as an entrepreneur 6:38 – How Chelsea became a Vespa dealer – starting with one brand 10:48 – Compression vs. expansion- servicing everybody instead of spreading too thin 13:30 – Time to play with the “big boys” – breaking into the male dominated motorcycle business 17:17 – Chelsea’s advice to her younger self 19:00 – Approaching expansion – Taking that leap of faith 20:41 – Getting involved in franchise driven models 22:42 – Chelsea’s craziest entrepreneurship moment 24:17 – Rapid fire questions! 27:53 – Entrepreneurship trivia!   Want more? Visit
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