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The Thoughtful Entrepreneur

The Thoughtful Entrepreneur

Author: Josh Elledge of UpMyInfluence.com

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You’re gonna love this daily entrepreneur show. We cover a wide range of topics – From jumping into franchise mode to working with your spouse to topics that our guests are thought leaders in.

You’re going to hear real stories from real people all in 15-30 minutes time - perfect for your commute.

On this podcast, your host, Josh Elledge encourages entrepreneurs to share not only their expertise but their stories and their hearts.

We believe that every person has a unique message which can positively impact the world. Even YOU! If you’d like to be featured on The Thoughtful Entrepreneur, apply here: https://UpMyInfluence.com/guest/

Are you interested in increasing your influence and authority? Attend our next live webinar where I’ll reveal the 3 secrets to increasing your visibility for more profits. https://UpMyInfluence.com/webinar/
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The guest for today is Bryce Johnson, the CEO and Founder of Go Big Creative (https://gobigcreative.com/).  Bryce began in the audio production world. Then 2 years ago he pivoted to visual marketing and branding. Go Big Creative creates a brand for companies and helps boost growth. He hired his first staff this year to grow the business.
Today we're joined with Dre Baldwin, CEO and Founder of Work On Your Game Inc (https://dreallday.com/podcast/). Dre was a former professional basketball player. His career changed in 2015 when he decided to use the skills he once used as a basketball player to do business. Dre says he uses these mental game tools in the business world and everyday life and teaches others to use these skills the same way.
On the show with us today is Mollie McGlocklin, the CEO and Founder of Sleep is a Skill. (https://www.sleepisaskill.com/about) Mollie is an expert in sleep. She realized that her old company was causing her stress and her sleeping habits weren't helping. Now she specializes in slumber and stresses the importance of a good nights rest, and even offers several courses to help others revitalize their lives with better sleep.
Today we're joined by Tommy Mello, the Founder and CEO of A1 Garage Door Service and Host of the Home Service Expert (https://homeserviceexpert.com/guest/tommy-mello/) Podcast. Tommy has been working on his company since 2006 and it inspired him to create a podcast. His podcast covers a load of topics like tips from other industries, marketing, what is your why for being an entrepreneur. 
Today's guest is North Financial (https://www.northfinancialadvisors.com/). Cady is a financial advisor specializing in women professionals in their 30's and 40's who are thinking about big life changes, perhaps even creating businesses of their own. She works on the personal financial side of things to help keep your money balanced and in tact while your business dreams flourish. 
Today's guest is Karla Singson, the CEO of Scale Wind. (https://www.scalewind.com/) Scale Wind is a tech, creative, support business providing services to the USA and Canada. Recently, due to COVID, the company has created an app called WOW Support, with 24/7 chat for $1 an hour. This app has proved to be a great strategy to engage clients while still earning money.
Today's guest is Goose McGrath, the Founder and CEO of The Investor Lab (https://theinvestorlab.com.au/). Based in Sydney, Australia, Goose is a podcast host of the Investor Lab. They help people who want to use real estate as a vehicle to create more freedom and choice in their lives. Real estate helps people with businesses have a safety net and a paycheck coming in. There is a lot of freedom in that sense.
We're back and today we're joined with Tasha Smith, the Founder and CEO of Emerge Sales Training (https://emergesalestraining.com/). Tasha founded Emerge Sales Training to help people learn sales and leadership skills to implement into their company. Tasha believes customer is first, team is second, ego is third. She tries to look at everything from a customer's point of view. It's important to step back and look at perspective sometimes.  
With us today is Chris Sands, the Founder and CEO of Sands Investment Group. (https://signnn.com/) Based in Charleston, South Carolina, Chris buys and sells commercial real estate properties. The properties they primarily sell have a triple net lease, which means the tenant pays for all of insurance, taxes, or any building maintenance on the property. It's a great investment for anyone who isn't experienced in real estate to bring in money. 
On the show today is Patrick Donohoe, who is the CEO of Paradigm Life, (https://paradigmlife.net/) and author of the book Heads I Win Tails You Lose. Paradigm Life helps you create customized financial solutions proven to reduce risk, increase growth, minimize taxes, and put you in the driver’s seat of your wealth—not Wall Street. They believe in a better financial system, one that makes life more predictable. 
The guest for today is Rene Zamora, the President and Founder of Sales Manager Now. (https://salesmanagernow.com/) Rene has twenty seven years of sales and management experience, and practice with small business consulting. He based his company around one single goal: Improve small business sales management. They don't consider themselves consultants or coaches, but rather a member of your sales management team.
Today with us is Matthew McGregor, the Founder and Business Growth Strategist for 22 Apps. (https://22apps.com/) 22 Apps allows any business to develop their own app. With people spending 90% of their time on mobile apps, gone are the days of mobile websites. Hello apps! ...and that's the main focus of today's episode.
Today with us is Brynson Smith, the Director of Sales and Franchising for UBreakIFix. (https://www.ubreakifix.com/) UBreakIFix has 581 locations currently, and began in 2008. They began as a mail in service where people mailed in phones to get them repaired. Eventually they opened up the first store in Orlando and it all went from there. In 2013, they decided to franchise the company and that's the main focus of today's episode.
Today on the show we're joined with Josh Felber (https://joshfelber.com/), an entrepreneur who has founded over 15 companies. Over the years, Josh has began tons of companies and now focuses on growing a personal skincare company with his wife, Primal Life Organics. He knows entrepreneurship like the back of his hand, and can implement his knowledge to any businesses who need help balancing business with outside life. 
The guest on the show today is Nir Bashan, (https://www.nirbashan.com/) the author of The Creator Mindset. Nir has written a book about how creativity can improve business. He says we are all born creative, and believes that we can use this to implement into business ideas and get things done better and quicker. The power of creativity can change a business model and make anything run smoother.
The guest on the show is Angie Ho Pang, the Director of Strategy and Marketing at Jason Pang Gallery. (https://www.jasonpanggallery.com/) Jason Pang Gallery are a photography company based in Hong Kong. They do professional headshots, portraits, weddings, and much more. In this episode, Josh and Angie discuss how stock photos aren't the best option and lack originality. Organic photos of your team and company work much better.
Simon Brady is the Founder and CEO of Anglia Advisors (https://www.angliaadvisors.com/about/). Simon grew up in London and eventually landed in Wallstreet working at a big firm. It was a busy environment and 8 years ago he transitioned to becoming a financial advisor. He teaches all professionals and gears towards younger individuals in need of financial assistance. 
On the podcast today we have Danny Nessim, the Founder and CEO of A&C Management Group (https://acmgmt.com/).  Danny Nessim teaches accountants, CEOs, and clients a new efficient way to do health insurance for small businesses. A&C Management groups smaller companies together to provide leverage benefits, HR services, human resource services, compliance, retirement and more.
Today's guest is Annie Dickerson, the Chief Creative Officer of Goodegg Investments. (https://goodegginvestments.com/) Goodegg Investments helps busy moms and young families build passive income for themselves and their families. Annie focuses on real estate syndications to build passive income through real estate without having to deal with all the hassles of being a landlord.
We're joined with Anna Choi on the show today. She is the CEO of Conscious Business Coaching (https://www.annasunchoi.com/). Anna has been an entrepreneur for the last 10 years. This is the third company she has ran and is driven to help other businesses with burnout get out of that rut and get working smoothly again. As a business coach she mentors others to focus their energy and scale their impact.
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District 7 Toastmasters

Jennifer was wonderful and friendly when interviewing District Seven Toastmasters for The Thoughtful Entrepreneur. This was the first time I had been on a podcast, and she made me feel very at ease.It was a great way to be able to talk about what Toastmasters is and our Spring Conference. It was a wonderful experience, especially right after going through the Podcast Guest Mini-Mastery Course.

Jun 2nd
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Josh

Thank you SO much for listening to our show!! 🤓. You are welcome to check out our other UpMyInfluence podcast, Authority Confidential https://bit.ly/2U5xMol and Josh’s other podcast, The SavingsAngel Show https://bit.ly/2tBe4oR

Feb 25th
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Carrie Caulfield Arick

Love this show!

Jun 30th
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