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A podcast for people who want to make an impact in the world with their life's work. We interview entrepreneurs, experts, and artists who will give you insights from their lives so you can live a life with more intent. If you're interested in work life balance, following your passions, making yourself an MVP in any arena, and self employment, then you're in the right place. Discover how you can create income streams that work for you so that you can have the time and freedom to do what you love, whether it's traveling the world, or just living comfortably at home. Other topics include business essentials, productivity, motivation, growing an audience, marketing, self employment advice, work-life balance and all the modern online business stuff.
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If you've ever read the book Rich Dad, Poor Dad, you probably know that the author, Robert Kiyosaki gained his wealth in Real Estate Investing (REI). Since the release and rise of popularity of the book, there's been all kinds of methods revealed to the general public about how to make passive income. There are two passive income quadrants: Investing (I) and Business (B).When it comes to passive income, we're usually thinking of the B quadrant. For example, most of us are familiar with the thought leader approach. They create content, develop a tribe, and provide services or products to that tribe to help them achieve more. The larger the tribe, the more potential one has of making a good income.Yet others might be more familiar with drop shipping through eBay or Amazon. Pretty much the same idea, but instead of developing your own tribe, you sell to the customers on those sites. Because of that, you have to share a percentage of what you earn with the company.A hybrid of both of these is using Facebook ads to get your name out there to Facebook users so that they can convert in your sales funnel.As for the I quadrant, it tends to stay off limits to most people who are seeking passive income.Mainly because most people think that to work in that quadrant, we have to have money available to invest.Truth is, that's not necessarily the case.In fact, today's guest, Chris Prefontaine, has one of the coolest systems I've seen to help people develop wealth in the I quadrant.In this session of the AoL Podcast, Veronica and I learn how it's indeed possible to build a passive income portfolio without using money from banks or our own pocket.Enjoy!SPECIFICALLY, YOU’LL FIND OUT MORE ABOUT:What did Chris learn from being around his dad's business growing up? 9:06What are some of the benefits in having a family owned business? 10:17How does Chris enable those in his business to succeed? 11:30What's his perspective on helping charities with a new business? 12:44How was getting started in Real Estate Investing (REI) different than it is today? 15:01What are some strategies he recommends for people just entering the market or already have holdings and don't know what to do next? 20:31Is there a way to prep oneself for another recession? 22:37What does it means to buy and sell on terms? 23:58What's Chris' advice when it comes to working with agents as an Real Estate Investor? 30:49Is there ever a good time to get into commercial real estate investing? 32:00What's the day to day operation look like when you have to hang onto an investment property for years? 34:03Is there a good way in keeping up with all the laws, ordinances, and taxes? 35:32What's Chris looking forward to in the not too distant future? 37:21What podcasts have influenced or inspired his own podcast? 38:33What's a book, film, and song he'd add to the national curriculum? 39:45Is there something he's learning about right now that he's looking forward to implementing? 40:49What's one thing every high school student must know? 41:32How can someone be a difference maker in their community? 41:51ITEMS and PEOPLE MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:Chris Online: Website, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTubeCohost: Veronica KirinSession Sponsor: Smart Real Estate CoachChanakya and the Art of the Getting RichPredictive ROIOnward Nation PodcastMitch StephenShoulders of TitansPrinciples by Ray DalioRudyAC/DC - ThunderstruckGet Your Free Smart Real Estate Coach Book here: freesrecbook.comCheck out the Free Smart Real Estate Coach Webinar hereRight click here and save-as to download this episode to your computer.SHOW NOTE EXTRAS:What does it take to Crush It in REI?:How to Communicate with BuyersDeal Structure Sunday: Part of the SREC Origin StorySREC Podcast Episode 103 with Mike MakredesThanks for Listening!Thanks so much for joining us again this week.
Having the knowledge about different personalities is a bit of a super power. When you know someone's personality and personal motivation, you can understand what makes them tick. However, a lot of people simply don't have this knowledge. They get frustrated when other people don't act the way they do or don't set an importance on various things like they do.Today's guest, Andy Dix, helps individuals and teams figure out what motivates them through the Reiss Motivation Profile. As a leader, it's important that not only do we know the makeup of any one person, but we also understand how others are going to engage with them.If you don't have much knowledge about how personalities and motivations work, this is a great conversation to start at!So, join Harrison and I as we learn why Andy chose to work in this field, what he's learned, and why he started his The Hopeful Hoosier Podcast.Enjoy!SPECIFICALLY, YOU’LL FIND OUT MORE ABOUT:How'd Andy get into what he's doing today? 8:40What's the Reiss Motivational Profile and how does he incorporate in his work? 13:01Has he been surprised by the profile results of any one person or people? 16:13Does the Motivational Profile prove the truth of "natural born" leaders and entrepreneurs? 25:12What motivated Andy to start his podcast "Hopeful Hoosier"? 27:12What kind of things is he looking forward to the rest of this year? 36:43Who are Andy's top three people he's been influenced by? 38:13One thing under $100 that has changed his life? 40:08Is there advice out that he hears adults giving kids that he'd call BS on? 40:43What does Andy do when he becomes overwhelmed or unfocused? 41:39How can someone be a difference maker in their community? 42:35ITEMS and PEOPLE MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:Andy Online: Website, Facebook, LinkedIn, TwitterCohost: Harrison PainterSession Sponsor: Uncover Your Personal MissionJason JenningsWho Am I? by Stephen Reiss 16 Strivings for God by Stephen ReissHopeful Hoosier PodcastInterview with the John McDonaldTheory U - Otto ScharmerGary Collins - Christian CoachingSteven Pressfield - The War of Art / Turning ProBible App by YouVersionRight click here and save-as to download this episode to your computer.SHOW NOTE EXTRAS:Andy Interviewed by Engel Jones:Steven Reiss on his book The 16 Strivings for GodAndy's Webinar on Using the Science of Motivation Within an OrganizationNPR's Talk of the Nation: The Art and Science of MotivationThanks for Listening!Thanks so much for joining us again this week. Have some feedback you’d like to share? Leave a note in the comment section below!If you enjoyed this episode, please share it using the social media buttons you see at the top of the post.Also, please leave an honest review for The AoL Podcast on iTunes! Ratings and reviews are extremely helpful and greatly appreciated! They do matter in the rankings of the show, and we read each and every one of them.If you have any questions feel free to email them over via the email mentioned in the show or by our contact form.And finally, don’t forget to subscribe to the show on Castbox, iTunes, Stitcher, PodBean, and/or Google Play Music. It's absolutely free to do so.A huge thank-you to you guys for joining us!Cheers!
Life has a way of making us rethink the actions we're taking. Whether it's in school or on the job, in life, or even while we're working on our business. That's where the saying "When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade!" comes from. Because it's when we have these obstacles in our life, we often wonder if we're doing the right thing. We wonder if maybe the universe is trying to tell us something.This is why knowing who we are, what our strengths are, and how we can help others is so vital to our success. It's because we know how we fit in the world, that we're able to justify doing the work we're meant to do - even when it gets hard and we're given reasons to not do it.In this conversation with today's guest, Kim Trathen, we learn about all the things she had to go through as she was developing her business in 2018. She had plenty of reasons to put her blossoming business on the back burner. However, because she knew what she was good at and how she could help others, it gave her the strength to keep pushing forward.So join Veronica and I was we talk with Kim about this journey of hers and how you can apply it to your own life and business.Enjoy!SPECIFICALLY, YOU’LL FIND OUT MORE ABOUT:What was the process that Kim went through to start her business? 7:38How has she been able to deal with life's challenges as she's been starting her business? 13:36How does she address limiting beliefs with her clients? 25:35In what way does passive income factor in her business? 31:08How does social media come into play with her clients? 39:46What is Kim looking forward to the rest of the year? 44:32What is one song, one book, and one film that should be added to the national curriculum? 47:48What's the best advice that Kim has ever received? 50:58Which social custom is Kim's favorite? 51:24What advice does she hear adults giving children she'd call BS on? 52:04What's the secret to achieving personal freedom? 53:08ITEMS and PEOPLE MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:Kim Online: Website, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTubeCohost: Veronica KirinSession Sponsor: Fizzle - Hear how Others Get Through their ObstaclesMike Michalowicz - The Pumpkin PlanYou are a Badass at Making Money - Jen SinceroLudacris - Money MakerTEDx Talk by Radhakrishnan Pillai on Money MindsetRight click here and save-as to download this episode to your computer.SHOW NOTE EXTRAS:How to show up when you’re busy, tired, or just don’t feel like it…The #1 Reason You Aren’t Where You Want to be In LifeHow to Really Use Social Media as a MLM’er#GirlsTalkBusiness 25 with Kristen LynchThanks for Listening!Thanks so much for joining us again this week. Have some feedback you’d like to share? Leave a note in the comment section below!If you enjoyed this episode, please share it using the social media buttons you see at the top of the post.Also, please leave an honest review for The AoL Podcast on iTunes! Ratings and reviews are extremely helpful and greatly appreciated! They do matter in the rankings of the show, and we read each and every one of them.If you have any questions feel free to email them over via the email mentioned in the show or by our contact form.And finally, don’t forget to subscribe to the show on Castbox, iTunes, Stitcher, PodBean, and/or Google Play Music. It's absolutely free to do so.A huge thank-you to you guys for joining us!Cheers!
Back in session 55, Laila and I had the opportunity to pick the brain of Summer Edwards. Outside of Veronica (who was still running her tech company), she was the first entrepreneur I had on the show who we could label as a social entrepreneur. This type of entrepreneur is someone who not only creates a business, but that business could be called a social venture - a business that has a social mission empowering it.Since then, I've met all kinds of social entrepreneurs and they all have one thing in common. They're creating something by themselves or with others that not only affects a large amount of people in a positive way, but is sustainable.Traditionally when many nonprofits start out, they do so thinking that they'll be funded by governmental grants or strictly through donations and fundraising. However, they tend to leave one concept on the table - partnering with companies who care about their cause.In this session, we find out about a company which not only offers a great service through their membership, but has a passion in feeding people around the world. Obviously, they can't do the work themselves, so that's where a nonprofit who is already doing that comes into play.It's a win-win for both organizations.So join me as I speak with one of the founders of LVRG, Cam Martinez, and learn more about his journey as a young entrepreneur and where this great idea came from.Enjoy!SPECIFICALLY, YOU’LL FIND OUT MORE ABOUT:Has Cam always seen himself as running his own business? 10:43What was it about Tai Lopez that restarted his interest in developing his own business? 13:12What kind of barriers did he experience getting started in the business world? 16:06How did Cam start his relationship with his future partner Sylvania in making lvrg.it? 18:46What process did Cam and Sylvania utilize to find the right partner companies? 25:50When did Cam realize that leveraging his network was vital to having success? 29:46Why did Cam and Sylvania specifically partner with the nonprofit that they're working with? 33:49What's Cam looking forward to in the near future? 38:21If he could add a song, a book, and a film to the national curriculum, what would they be? 41:10What message is out there which a disservice to youth? 42:54What is something he believed when he was 18 but doesn't believe today? 44:41What tip does Cam have regarding traveling? 47:02How can someone be a difference maker in their community? 48:41ITEMS and PEOPLE MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:Cam Online: LVRG, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTubeSession Sponsor: NameCheap - Need help installing Wordpress while keeping your hosting CHEAP? Check this host out!Tai LopezSylvania HarrodPat FlynnBrendon BurchardHope Center IndyTom’s ShoesFeed a BillionYou Say - Lauren DaigleFactfulness by Hans RoslingBefore the Flood - Leonardo Dicaprio VidDocEarth - Lil’ Dicky Music VideoAoL Interview of Damian LupoRight click here and save-as to download this episode to your computer.SHOW NOTE EXTRAS:What is the 6 Figure Roadmap Podcast?Andrew Deitsch interviews CamCam Interviews Ryan LevesqueCam Interviews John Lee DumasThanks for Listening!Thanks so much for joining us again this week. Have some feedback you’d like to share? Leave a note in the comment section below!If you enjoyed this episode, please share it using the social media buttons you see at the top of the post.Also, please leave an honest review for The AoL Podcast on iTunes! Ratings and reviews are extremely helpful and greatly appreciated! They do matter in the rankings of the show, and we read each and every one of them.If you have any questions feel free to email them over via the email mentioned in the show or by our contact form.And finally, don’t forget to subscribe to the show on Castbox, iTunes, Stitcher, PodBean, and/or Google Play Music. It's absolutely free to do so.
As we learned in session 149 with the Shohawk Media founders, the film world can be amazing experience. But one thing is clear: it's vital that as a filmmaker you take advantage of the right opportunities to get ahead and get things done. This includes properly funding your production, going to film festivals, and knowing the inner workings of film distribution.For many new filmmakers, these things can seem overwhelming. Many questions come up. How will I fund this project? How will I find the right people to partner with to get it done? When it is done, how will I get it out to the masses?Today's guest is someone that has the chance to get to know the film industry inside and out. With 30+ years of experience, Ray Murphy has seen it all. From starting off in security to becoming a producer to now helping with distribution, he can help those projects that won't get the time of day from the big studios.In this conversation with Ray, we talk about that journey of his.Not only is he a great resource for young and veterened filmmakers alike, but he does a great job of shining the light on parts of the industry outsiders, like myself, might not understand.Enjoy!SPECIFICALLY, YOU’LL FIND OUT MORE ABOUT:Growing up in Brooklyn, NY, did Ray ever imagine seeing the level of success he's seen in his career? 6:27What was his first experience like in the film industry? 10:25What are the definitions of the various titles of producer? 14:24Has Ray ever considered being a director himself? 17:40How can young film producers take their career to the next level? 25:06Where does Murphy Media Distribution come in to help film producers? 27:40What types of individuals is Ray looking to work with? 37:42What's going on in 2019 for Murphy Media Distribution? 41:40Who are the three influencers who have helped Ray get to where he's at today? 49:28Is there anything Ray considers a waste of money that others buy regularly? 51:40What advice does he hear adults giving kids that he calls BS on? 52:44Is there anything he'd like to do that no one knows about? 54:29Three truths that he's learned over time that he'd want others to know? 55:30What's it mean to live a life of abundance? 57:49ITEMS and PEOPLE MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:Ray Online: Website, LinkedIn, TwitterSession Sponsor: Uncover Your Personal MissionAoL Session 143 with Marc DavenportKarate KidBumblebeeGet OutUnplannedAoL Session 149 with Michael Hall and Chris SakrMovie SubredditRight click here and save-as to download this episode to your computer.SHOW NOTE EXTRAS:A Day in the Life of a Production AssistantWhat does a Producer Actually Do?How to Shoot a No-Budget FilmHow to Start and Grow Your Own Production CompanyThanks for Listening!Thanks so much for joining us again this week. Have some feedback you’d like to share? Leave a note in the comment section below!If you enjoyed this episode, please share it using the social media buttons you see at the top of the post.Also, please leave an honest review for The AoL Podcast on iTunes! Ratings and reviews are extremely helpful and greatly appreciated! They do matter in the rankings of the show, and we read each and every one of them.If you have any questions feel free to email them over via the email mentioned in the show or by our contact form.And finally, don’t forget to subscribe to the show on Castbox, iTunes, Stitcher, PodBean, and/or Google Play Music. It's absolutely free to do so.A huge thank-you to you guys for joining us!Cheers!
If you've been following the show for awhile, you're probably aware that I'm a big fan of Fizzle. Personally, I think they're one of the best resources I've seen out there for the lifestyle entrepreneur.Why?Well, there's a couple of reasons for that. For one, their library of courses available to their members are geared for those who need an Entrepreneurship 101 or 201 course. They cover all the fundamentals.But that's not all that's there.In fact, the creators joke with the idea that people come for the courses, but stay for the community.Which is so true. In fact, I'm still interacting with several people I met on there 4 years ago. Including Veronica.In today's interview with co-founder of Fizzle, Corbett Barr, Veronica and I talk to Corbett about the founding of Fizzle and what he thinks about the online entrepreneurial space 10 years after he started his first blog Think Traffic.It's my hope that you get a bit of an understanding of why Veronica and I both believe Fizzle is such a great resource.Enjoy!SPECIFICALLY, YOU’LL FIND OUT MORE ABOUT:How did Corbett originally get started in the tech startup world? 9:11What was his initial plan in starting Think Traffic? 17:29How have things changed online since the start of Fizzle? 22:24Where did the idea for Fizzle come from? 28:51What kind of advice does Corbett have for those who want to get off the fence and develop the business they truly want? 36:23What's the future for Fizzle and Palapa look like? 41:37Who are three influences that have helped him get to where he's at today? 47:20Is there something he's excited about that's going to affect entrepreneurship in the future? 49:06What topic should more people be talking about yet hardly anyone is? 50:54What is something Corbett believed as a 35 year old that he's changed his mind on? 52:41What does it mean to live a life of abundance? 54:53ITEMS and PEOPLE MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:Corbett Online: Fizzle, Personal Website, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, YouTubeCohost: Veronica KirinPast interviews with Fizzle Alums - Barrett Brooks and Steph CrowderSan Miguel de AllendeBlog World ExpoWorld Domination SummitCaleb WojcikPalapaThe Lean Startup - Eric RiesRework, Getting Real - Jason Fried and David Heinemeier-Hansson (DHH)Evergoods Civic Transit Bag 40LRight click here and save-as to download this episode to your computer.SHOW NOTE EXTRAS:7 Big Lessons about EntrepreneurshipBest Places to Work and Live around the World, FB Productivity, and Managing a Remote Team4 Simple Productivity Practices and AppsChase Reviews the Evergoods CTB40Thanks for Listening!Thanks so much for joining us again this week. Have some feedback you’d like to share? Leave a note in the comment section below!If you enjoyed this episode, please share it using the social media buttons you see at the top of the post.Also, please leave an honest review for The AoL Podcast on iTunes! Ratings and reviews are extremely helpful and greatly appreciated! They do matter in the rankings of the show, and we read each and every one of them.If you have any questions feel free to email them over via the email mentioned in the show or by our contact form.And finally, don’t forget to subscribe to the show on Castbox, iTunes, Stitcher, PodBean, and/or Google Play Music. It's absolutely free to do so.A huge thank-you to you guys for joining us!Cheers!
For many, internet business is something that is pretty simple to understand. Create a digital product or service, get a couple of clients, and then scale. If done right, you can build yourself a great lifestyle.The problem, however, is that the majority of the population doesn't know that this opportunity is available. In fact, your own family or friends might still wonder about "that thing that you're doing".Today's subject and interview might just help people you know get a grasp on that thing. In the documentary Generation Freedom, creators Michael Hall and Chris Sakr give us an overview of what it means to be an online entrepreneur.Does it look entirely the same for everyone? Of course not. But there are certain ideas and concepts that we all have to know to comprehend the true powers of internet business.In this chat, Harrison and I have the opportunity to chat with Michael and Chris and find out more about why they made the documentary, how they made it, and why they started filmmaking in the first place.Enjoy!SPECIFICALLY, YOU’LL FIND OUT MORE ABOUT:How did Michael and Chris get into filmmaking so young? 8:54What kept them from giving up on their aspirations? 12:35Is there anything they would say to their past filmmaking peers who have put their dreams on the backburner? 17:06What's their view on the current state of Hollywood? 19:38What do they think about leveraging Netflix and YouTube to get films out? 21:50How did Shohawk Media get started? What kind of work can we expect from them? 26:59How were Michael and Chris able to distribute the Generation Freedom documentary? 29:29What kind of advice would they offer someone who's struggling to make money from their art? 33:31What was the process like for putting together the documentary? 39:12Where does Michael and Chris see Shohawk in the future? 46:57What song, book, and film should be added to the national curriculum? 50:08Who's their favorite filmmaker? 54:45Is there an issue that more people should be talking about? 55:52Something that has cost under $100 which has changed their life? 57:36Are there any pieces of equipment that up and coming filmmakers should look into? 58:33What's the secret to achieving personal freedom? 1:01:04ITEMS and PEOPLE MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:Michael and Chris Online: Generation Freedom Website, Shohawk, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, YouTubeCohost: Harrison PainterSession Sponsor: Fizzle (Get 2 weeks free!)Ricky Gervais’ Interview on 60 Minutes4 Hour WorkweekCrush It!Will It Fly?AoL Session 66 with Jesse WintonSocial Media Marketing World ConferenceHappiness is a Warm GunRichest Man in BabylonRich Dad, Poor DadRaging BullThe Fog of WarPlastic Bag - A Short FilmRight click here and save-as to download this episode to your computer.SHOW NOTE EXTRAS:Generation Freedom TrailerWho is Shohawk?WhiskeyFest Northwest Promotional VideoEpisode 1 of the Make This Movie PodcastThanks for Listening!Thanks so much for joining us again this week. Have some feedback you’d like to share? Leave a note in the comment section below!If you enjoyed this episode, please share it using the social media buttons you see at the top of the post.Also, please leave an honest review for The AoL Podcast on iTunes! Ratings and reviews are extremely helpful and greatly appreciated! They do matter in the rankings of the show, and we read each and every one of them.If you have any questions feel free to email them over via the email mentioned in the show or by our contact form.And finally, don’t forget to subscribe to the show on Castbox, iTunes, Stitcher, PodBean, and/or Google Play Music. It's absolutely free to do so.A huge thank-you to you guys for joining us!Cheers!
Your body image can be a heck of a limiting belief. If you're a creative who wants to be on stage, you might believe if you're out of shape that you should be in shape before getting up there. Or, if you're slim, you might think you need to get some muscles and size to you so you appear more confident.When it comes to sports, there can be a bit of obsession about the athletic body too. Maybe even more so. A lot of athletes believe that if they're going to stay at peak performance, that they need to control not only practice what they're doing with their bodies, but what goes into them.That's fine. However, just like so many things, it can become a problem if taken too far.In this interview, Veronica and I talk with former All-American athlete turned author Rachael Steil about her journey.We find out what caused her to reach out for help and why she's taking what she's learned out to others.If you find yourself obsessing about food and nutrition to an unhealthy extent, then this talk is for you.SPECIFICALLY, YOU’LL FIND OUT MORE ABOUT:When it came to Rachael's eating disorder, when did she realize it was time to get help for herself? 9:16What initially made her start her blog about her athletic body image journey? 14:33What kind of writing process did Rachael have when writing her book? 18:08Does Rachael have any advice for people who want to become known for their art or writing? 23:00Are there any pointers she has in regards to someone finding their identity? 30:02Is she looking forward to in the not too distant future? 31:55What's one song, one book, and one film that she'd add to the national curriculum? 34:22What message out there is a disservice to our youth? 38:27Has there been a new habit or behavior that she's been practicing that has helped improve her life? 40:52If she woke up tomorrow as her 10 year old self and all her memories were still intact, what would she do? 42:40How can someone be a difference maker in their community? 44:02ITEMS and PEOPLE MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:Rachael Online: Website, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, YouTubeCohost: Veronica KirinSession Sponsor: FizzleGlenn Livingston on AoL Podcast Session 110Veronica’s TEDx TalkWomen’s Economic Forum in IndiaRunning In Silence (book)Cal Fussman interviews Simon SinekThe Entrepreneurial AuthorCam Adair AoL Interview(s)The Glass CastleWarriors - Imagine DragonsSecondhand LionsRight click here and save-as to download this episode to your computer.SHOW NOTE EXTRAS:Rachael on Binge Eating and HungerEating a Diet of Only Fruits and VegetablesHandling a Eating Disorder When You Can’t ExerciseRachael presents her Athletic Body Image Journey at the Failure Lab Event in West MichiganThanks for Listening!Thanks so much for joining us again this week. Have some feedback you’d like to share? Leave a note in the comment section below!If you enjoyed this episode, please share it using the social media buttons you see at the top of the post.Also, please leave an honest review for The AoL Podcast on iTunes! Ratings and reviews are extremely helpful and greatly appreciated! They do matter in the rankings of the show, and we read each and every one of them.If you have any questions feel free to email them over via the email mentioned in the show or by our contact form.And finally, don’t forget to subscribe to the show on Castbox, iTunes, Stitcher, PodBean, and/or Google Play Music. It's absolutely free to do so.A huge thank-you to you guys for joining us!Cheers!
To be consistent. It's a phrase that's thrown around in all kinds of industries as a part of their success. But what does it mean? If you own an agency that relies on you to get the job done, then you have to show up everyday. If you own a website that sells certain products, then there's a good chance you'll need to go to various events to let potential customers that your site exists. Maybe you're trying to build a personal brand on social media - then you're going to have to commit to building that brand and showing up daily.So, that being the case, consistency can come in different forms. It's really dependent on what you want the end goal to be.However, if you really want to shoot for the stars in the online entrepreneurial space, then today's guest is some you'll appreciate.In this session, Tony Whatley speaks to Veronica and I about what it took for him to not only build a company outside of his day job, but to also sell that company for what it was worth. We also touch on the kind of work it's taking for him to build his own personal brand online.Join us as we pick the brain of the Side Hustle Millionaire!Enjoy!SPECIFICALLY, YOU’LL FIND OUT MORE ABOUT:How did Tony get into mechanical engineering? 10:41What lead him to start side businesses outside of his day job as an engineer? 12:14How was Tony able to scale his business so he could have a "10 hour work week"? 17:38If he were to start over today, would Tony have used the same marketing and sales strategies he used to first grow his businesses? 22:24After selling his first big business, what was life like? 35:20What was the process of selling this business like? 40:32What's the future hold for Tony's brand? 46:40Who are three influencers who have helped him get to where he's at today? 51:21If he could ask anyone living or dead a question, who and what would Tony ask? 54:25What is something that most people don't realize is a huge waste of money? 55:56Something that cost less than $100 which changed his life? 59:07What does it mean to live a life of abundance? 1:00:17ITEMS and PEOPLE MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:Tony Online: Website, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTubeCohost: Veronica KirinSession Sponsor: Uncover Your Personal MissionBlinkist (Book Summaries)Mike Rowe Works FoundationRight click here and save-as to download this episode to your computer.SHOW NOTE EXTRAS:Business Coach vs Business Mentor Fear! (The Viper Crash Story)Tony on Entrepreneurship at the Speakers Authors Coaches SummitTony on Heather Parady’s ShowThanks for Listening!Thanks so much for joining us again this week. Have some feedback you’d like to share? Leave a note in the comment section below!If you enjoyed this episode, please share it using the social media buttons you see at the top of the post.Also, please leave an honest review for The AoL Podcast on iTunes! Ratings and reviews are extremely helpful and greatly appreciated! They do matter in the rankings of the show, and we read each and every one of them.If you have any questions feel free to email them over via the email mentioned in the show or by our contact form.And finally, don’t forget to subscribe to the show on Castbox, iTunes, Stitcher, PodBean, and/or Google Play Music. It's absolutely free to do so.A huge thank-you to you guys for joining us!Cheers!
Having success in work you love doing can take awhile to actually happen. There's certainly a Gap we all have to cross. In that Gap, we tend to ask ourselves different questions ranging from "Why am I still struggling?" to "Should I give up and do what I know I could get paid better for but not like to do as much?" to even "Why am I having so much trouble growing my audience?".I know I've had these questions myself.In this session, our guest, Sagi Shrieber, talks to Veronica and I about his career in design and how he was fairly successful right out of graduation. But after awhile, he found himself at a point in his life where he was $50k in debt and still having to support a family.In our conversation, we learn what he did to start climbing out of this funk as well as why he spent over $70k in improving himself in 2018.Enjoy!SPECIFICALLY, YOU’LL FIND OUT MORE ABOUT:What led Sagi to school to be a designer? 9:40 How was he able to have as much success with his career after getting out college? 13:58 After having success early on in his career, how did things take a turn for the worse and how did he find himself getting out of his funk? 22:08 What did he learn from this experience that he's still using to this day? 31:50 When it comes to the way that Sagi uses it, what does it mean to be "full stack"? 38:17 What are some pointers he recommends when someone is building their first business website? 42:56 Where can we expect to see Sagi in 2019 conference wise? 55:55 What are his favorite top three books he tells others about? 58:12 Is there a gift he likes to give? 1:03:31 What message is out there that's a disservice to youth? 1:05:22 What one travel tip does Sagi have to share? 1:06:59 How can someone be a difference maker in their community? 1:10:23ITEMS and PEOPLE MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:Sagi Online: Website, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, YouTubeCohost: Veronica KirinSession Sponsor: Expert SecretsSagi being interviewed by Pat FlynnMeme - “Wish I had that talent! It’s practice” on redditFiverr.comSimilar WebHacking UI PodcastFish Out of Water - Calvin WaymanJason and Caroline Zook - Wandering AimfullyMark Bowness - Building TribesEnfoldSagi's Wordpress Plugins - Elementor, WooCommerce, WooCommerce Memberships, WP Courseware, Woo Funnels, Convert ProPerfect Webinar Script Found in Expert Secrets - Russell BrunsonPitch Anything - Oren Klaff10X Rule - Grant CardoneMyanmar (Burma)Mindful and Ruthless PodcastRight click here and save-as to download this episode to your computer.SHOW NOTE EXTRAS:Russell Brunson makes $3 million on stage at 10X Growth Con How to Network with Influential EntrepreneursInterview with Pat FlynnInterview with Paul JarvisThanks for Listening!Thanks so much for joining us again this week. Have some feedback you’d like to share? Leave a note in the comment section below!If you enjoyed this episode, please share it using the social media buttons you see at the top of the post.Also, please leave an honest review for The AoL Podcast on iTunes! Ratings and reviews are extremely helpful and greatly appreciated! They do matter in the rankings of the show, and we read each and every one of them.If you have any questions feel free to email them over via the email mentioned in the show or by our contact form.And finally, don’t forget to subscribe to the show on Castbox, iTunes, Stitcher, PodBean, and/or Google Play Music. It's absolutely free to do so.A huge thank-you to you guys for joining us!Cheers!
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JC Preston

Hey everyone! Thanks for checking out the show. Have any questions? Maybe some ideas for guests? Let me know!

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