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Young and Profiting

Author: Hala Taha

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𝐋𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐧. 𝐋𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐧. 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐟𝐢𝐭. At Young and Profiting Podcast we investigate a new topic each week and interview some of the brightest minds in the world―turning their wisdom into actionable advice you can use in your life no matter your age, profession or industry. Our subject matter ranges from enhancing productivity, how to gain influence, the art of side hustles and more! If you’re smart and like to continually improve yourself, hit the subscribe button, because you’ll love it here at Young and Profiting Podcast.
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Got junk?  Today on the show we’re chatting with Brian Scudamore, a serial entrepreneur and author, Brian Scudamore has always taken the road less travelled. At just 19 years old, he pioneered the industry of professional junk removal with 1-800-GOT-JUNK?, turning a chore people avoid into an exceptional customer service experience. Then he scaled that success into two more home-service brands, WOW 1 DAY PAINTING and Shack Shine Brian learned the ins and outs of business by running his own, and believes that anyone with a fire in their gut and a vision for doing something incredible with their future can do the same. His philosophy, WTF (Willing To Fail), stems from his belief in the power of dreaming big, taking risks, and learning from mistakes Through franchising, he’s giving thousands of aspiring entrepreneurs the chance to live their dreams of business ownership. Find his book, WTF?! (Willing to Fail): How Failure Can Be Your Key to Success, at www.mywtfbook.com. Tune into this episode to find out how Brian scaled 1-800-Got Junk from a $700 truck to a business that generates hundreds of millions each year and operates in every major metropolitan city in the US. Get an understanding of how you can tell if a business is ripe for franchising and learn Brian’s tips for hiring and maintaining a great company culture. Follow YAP on IG: www.instagram.com/youngandprofitingReach out to Hala directly at Hala@YoungandProfiting.comFollow Hala on Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/Follow Hala on Instagram: www.instagram.com/yapwithhalaCheck out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com Brian's social handles:Facebook: @bscudamoreInstagram: @brianscudamoreTwitter: @brianscudamoreLinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/scudamore
What can we learn from the world's richest man and Amazon's CEO, Jeff Bezos?    On today's show we are chatting with Steve Anderson, author of "The Bezo's Letters - 14 Principles to Grow your Business like Amazon." Steve has spent 35+ years helping the insurance industry understand, integrate, and leverage current and emerging technologies. He’s also president of The Anderson Network, and a top 10 Global InsurTech Influencer. In addition, Steve has over 340,000 followers on LinkedIn and is known as one of the top technology consultants and speakers in the US.   In this episode, we’ll discuss the rise of Amazon and why you should act like everyday is "Day 1" when growing a company. We'll learn how Jeff Bezos uses risk strategically to grow Amazon and we'll gain insight into why Amazon focuses on their customers instead of their competition.   Reach out to Hala directly at Hala@YoungandProfiting.com Follow Hala on Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/ Follow Hala on Instagram: www.instagram.com/yapwithhala Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com   Website: https://steveanderson.com Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/stevetn/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/SteveTN Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SteveTN Book - The Bezos Letters: https://amzn.to/3hdalEK    
Throwback to #38 with Scott Adams! Learn practical techniques to harness the power of persuasion with Scott Adams.   Scott Adams is the creator of the successful American comic strip, Dilbert. In recent times, Scott has become somewhat of a controversial figure as he made headlines during the 2016 election for being "Trump’s translator," a nickname bestowed on him for helping the American public make sense of Trump's seemingly bizarre behavior during the campaign. In addition to being a cartoonist, Scott is also a trained hypnotist and master persuader. He believes that Trump is one of the best persuaders of our time.   In #38, Hala and Scott discuss the persuasion tactics found in Scott's book, “Win Bigly: Persuasion in a World Where Facts Don’t Matter,”  which dissects how Trump won the presidential election with his persuasive power. Tune in to hear how the biases we have can impact our decision-making, learn oral persuasion tactics like the "linguistic kill shot," and uncover why visual persuasion is a powerful approach toward getting what you want.   Fivver: Get services like logo creation, whiteboard videos, animation and web development on Fivver: https://track.fiverr.com/visit/?bta=51570&brand=fiverrcpa   Fivver Learn: Gain new skills like graphic design and video editing with   Fivver Learn: https://track.fiverr.com/visit/?bta=51570&brand=fiverrlearn   If you liked this episode, please write us a review!   Want to connect with other YAP listeners? Join the YAP Society on Slack: bit.ly/yapsociety Earn rewards for inviting your friends to YAP Society: bit.ly/sharethewealthyap Follow YAP on IG: www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting Reach out to Hala directly at Hala@YoungandProfiting.com Follow Hala on Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/ Follow Hala on Instagram: www.instagram.com/yapwithhala Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com  
Part 1 of Hala's LinkedIn Live session!
Hala went on Linkedin Live for an impromptu session where listeners and fans asked her about podcasting, her life and her inspiration.   Follow YAP on IG: www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting Reach out to Hala directly at Hala@YoungandProfiting.com Follow Hala on Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/ Follow Hala on Instagram: www.instagram.com/yapwithhala Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com
If life gives you lemons, make lemonade.   On today's show we are chatting with Zack Friedman, founder and CEO of Make Lemonade, a leading online personal finance company helping Millennials make more informed financial decisions such as paying off student loan debt. He is also the author of ‘The Lemonade Life’ in which he reveals the five simple changes you can make to create an extraordinary life.   Zack is a former intern for the Chief of Staff to President Bill Clinton, previously holding various high profile roles in companies such as Blackstone and Morgan Stanley, as well as being an advisor to Fortune 500 companies and start-ups.    Zack believes EVERYONE has a shot at greatness by putting happiness at the center of everything you do, taking his learnings from presidents, prime ministers, CEO’s and billionaires.   In this episode, we YAP about the difference between a lemon and lemonade life, the best morning routine to set you up for a productive and positive day and the 5 internal switches people can turn on to accelerate their success!   Follow YAP on IG: www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting Reach out to Hala directly at Hala@YoungandProfiting.com Follow Hala on Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/ Follow Hala on Instagram: www.instagram.com/yapwithhala Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com
Don't keep your day job! Life is short, and we spend so much of it working. So, it only makes sense to do what you love! Today, Hala chats with Cathy Heller, host of Apple’s #1 podcast, Don't Keep Your Day Job, which has over 9 million downloads and features conversations with creative entrepreneurs like actress Jenna Fischer, Seth Godin and more. Cathy is also a business and life coach who helps clients get paid for what they love to do through group programs, courses and retreats. In this episode, we’ll cover why a lack of resources is not an excuse to abandon your dreams, why radical empathy is the core of every business and how Cathy manages to make millions working only 4 hours per day. Follow YAP on IG: www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting Reach out to Hala directly at Hala@YoungandProfiting.com Follow Hala on Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/ Follow Hala on Instagram: www.instagram.com/yapwithhala Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com
A throw back to episode #5!  Hear best practices from the GOAT of productivity, David Allen, best-selling author and inventor of the famed Getting Things Done system. David’s framework helps you keep track of tasks, ideas and projects, and focuses on getting this type of information out of your head and into an external system. In this episode, Hala uncovers how to feel less bogged down by the never-ending list of things you have to do—allowing yourself to be engaged and super productive in the moment. Now, go get sh*t done! Young and Profiting podcast is brought to you by audible. Get your FREE audiobook here: www.audibletrial.com/YAP Follow YAP on IG @youngandprofiting and Twitter @YAP_Podcast Reach out to Hala directly at Hala@YoungandProfiting.com Follow Hala on Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/ Follow Hala on Instagram: www.instagram.com/yapwithhala Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com
Covid-19 has changed everything, including the ways you should invest. Will you merely survive or will you thrive in this new world? Today we’re chatting with Peter Mallouk, the President & Chief Investment Officer of Creative Planning, a Registered Investment Advisory firm with over 27 offices throughout the US. Creative Planning manages over $45 billion in assets and is routinely named by Barron’s as the #1 Independent Wealth Management Firm in America. Mallouk’s leadership in the industry has not gone unnoticed, either. He is the only person to have ever ranked No. 1 on Barron’s “Top 100 Independent Financial Advisors in America” list for three consecutive years. For more info about Peter’s accomplishments, head over to creativeplanning.com. Tune into this episode to hear Peter’s predictions on how the economy will shake out in a post-covid world, get his guidance on how you should be investing during the coronavirus and hear his perspective on speculative investments like cryptocurrency. Follow YAP on IG: www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting Reach out to Hala directly at Hala@YoungandProfiting.com Follow Hala on Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/ Follow Hala on Instagram: www.instagram.com/yapwithhala Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com
Ready to launch your online business?! Today on the show we are chatting with Lauren Tickner, a Young and Profiting entrepreneur from the UK. Lauren helps people start online businesses. She is extremely good at what she does, and she’s helped many of her clients generate 6 and even 7-figures online through her company, Impact School. In addition to helping people launch their online business, Lauren hosts a podcast, youtube channel and is an influencer on Instagram.   In this episode, we’ll uncover why systems and outcomes are so important when it comes to launching a business online, we’ll touch on permission based relationship marketing and why 1:1 conversations provide you with max ROI, and we’ll get Lauren's tips on how to start an engaging conversation without sounding so "salesy." Follow YAP on IG: www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting Reach out to Hala directly at Hala@YoungandProfiting.com Follow Hala on Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/ Follow Hala on Instagram: www.instagram.com/yapwithhala Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com
Did you know that people were once afraid of things like bicycles, elevators and teddy bears?   History has proven that when things are new, we tend to be scared of them. Successful entrepreneurs know how to overcome this, and now how to get their customers to come along for the ride.   Today we’re chatting with Jason Feifer, a journalist, author, podcaster, public speaker and the editor in chief of Entrepreneur magazine. Jason hosts not one but three awesome podcasts (Problem Solvers, Pessimists Archive, and Hush Money).  Jason has led an amazing career as a journalist and in the past he has held senior editor positions  at Fast Company, Men’s Health, and Maxim Magazine among others. Jason is recognized as an authority on change— providing thought leadership on why people resist it, and the importance of embracing it.    Tune into this episode to explore how Jason rose to top of his field as a journalist and developed his personal  brand, and we’ll also dive deep into change and  how entrepreneurs can both better embrace change and help their customers more easily accept and adapt to new technologies.   Follow YAP on IG: www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting Reach out to Hala directly at Hala@YoungandProfiting.com Follow Hala on Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/ Follow Hala on Instagram: www.instagram.com/yapwithhala Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com
Hala hopped on Linkedin Live for an impromptu session where listeners and fans asked her about podcasting, linkedin growth strategies, growing your network and her life. Follow YAP on IG: www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting Reach out to Hala directly at Hala@YoungandProfiting.com Follow Hala on Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/ Follow Hala on Instagram: www.instagram.com/yapwithhala Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com
Fail-proof your start up with techniques developed by Square's co-founder and billionaire, Jim McKelvey ! Today on the show we’re chatting with serial entrepreneur and author Jim McKelvey. Jim co-founded the super successful point of sales company, Square, along with Jack Dorsey who is the CEO of both Square and Twitter. Jim also founded Invisibly, a project to rewire the economics of online content; LaunchCode, a non-profit that trains people to work in technology; and Third Degree Glass Factory, a glass art studio & education center in St. Louis. And if that wasn’t enough, in 2017, Jim was appointed as an Independent Director of the St. Louis Federal Reserve. Jim, recently released his first book The Innovation Stack.  Tune in to this episode learn what an innovation stack is and how Square’s innovation stack helped them beat Amazon as a small start up, hear Jim’s definition of what it means to be a true entrepreneur and understand how to find the perfect problem when looking to start a new business venture. Follow YAP on IG: www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting Reach out to Hala directly at Hala@YoungandProfiting.com Follow Hala on Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/ Follow Hala on Instagram: www.instagram.com/yapwithhala Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com
An underdog mindset can turn your disadvantages into superpowers! Today on the show we are chatting with Dean Grazioisi, real estate investor and trainer, tv personality, motivational speaker and multiple NYT best-selling author. You may recognize Dean from his late night infomercials on real estate training. In fact,  he was on TV. everyday for 17 years straight and is known for being the #1 real estate trainer in the world. Dean has started or has been involved over 13 companies that have resulted in over 1 billion dollars in revenue and his net worth is reportedly 43 million dollars. But like many successful entrepreneurs, Dean started off with humble beginnings. His family faced many financial difficulties and he moved more than 20 times by the age of 19. Dean is an incredible example of how you can turn your life around and take control over your financial destiny. In this episode, we’ll discuss Dean's key underdog mindset principles like being relentlessly resourceful and using desperation as persuasion. We’ll also dive deep into his personal life, and get an understanding of how he overcame his anxiety of getting divorced and maintained a healthy relationship with his ex-wife.   Follow YAP on IG: www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting Reach out to Hala directly at Hala@YoungandProfiting.com Follow Hala on Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/ Follow Hala on Instagram: www.instagram.com/yapwithhala Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com
Learn the do's and don'ts of marketing during the coronavirus pandemic. Today on the show we’re chatting with Shama Hyder. Shama is a web and TV personality, a bestselling author, public speaker and the award winning CEO of Zen Media. She launched Zen Media at the age of 22 during the 2008 Great Recession. Back when Shama started her company it was one of the first social media agencies in the world. And now her company is now an industry-leading marketing and PR firm!  Shama has been named the “Zen Master of Marketing” by Entrepreneur Magazine and the “Millennial Master of the Universe” by FastCompany.com. Her books include the bestseller “The Zen of Social Media Marketing” and “Momentum: How to Propel Your Marketing and Transform Your Brand in the Digital Age.”  Tune into this episode to learn about the marketing campaign trends that are gaining popularity during the pandemic, how to market in a crisis while maintaining tactfulness and relevancy, and gain insight into hidden advertising opportunities during this time period. Follow YAP on IG: www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting Reach out to Hala directly at Hala@YoungandProfiting.com Follow Hala on Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/ Follow Hala on Instagram: www.instagram.com/yapwithhala Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com
Today on the show YAP researcher and podcast host, Peter Sumpton chats with serial entrepreneur, Dane Maxwell.  Dane started 5 successful software companies with many of them becoming multi-million dollar businesses. Dane never has to work another day again in his life with all the passive income streams he has created, but he still works tirelessly to help other entrepreneurs become as successful as he has through his content and platforms. In fact, he’s created over 15 millionaires with his teachings thus far. Dane recently put out a book called Start From Zero which outlines how to build the brain of an entrepreneur, and start meaningful business and income stream from scratch. In this episode, we discuss how self-sabotage can manifest itself and how to stop this from happening. Why using your intuition is an important skill to learn, and how your future wealth all starts with solving problems for people and not your expertise Listen to Marketing Study Lab: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/marketing-study-lab-actionable-marketing-knowledge/id1375904962 Follow YAP on IG: www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting Reach out to Hala directly at Hala@YoungandProfiting.com Follow Hala on Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/ Follow Hala on Instagram: www.instagram.com/yapwithhala Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com  
It's about time you stepped up your adulting! Did you know that only 13% of adults actually think and behave like "adults" ? Today on the show we are chatting with Mark Manson, a best-selling author, speaker, podcaster and blogger. His most recent book is Everything is F*cked: A Book About Hope debuted at #1 on the New York Times Bestseller list.  Mark is most known  for writing The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life, which came out in 2016 and has become a massive global bestseller with over 8 million copies sold worldwide.   In this episode, we discuss the downfalls of hope and why we’ll never be satisfied unless we face Mark’s uncomfortable truth of life head on. And Hala also digs into his guidance for better adulting. For example, gaining more self-control by better understanding the relationship between our thinking and feeling brains, and enhancing our growth mindset with the concept of anti-fragility - which welcomes pain as a means to gain strength and resilience.  Sponsored by Video Husky. Contact Hala at Hala@youngandprofiting.com for a demo of Video Husky Follow YAP on IG: www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting Reach out to Hala directly at Hala@YoungandProfiting.com Follow Hala on Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/ Follow Hala on Instagram: www.instagram.com/yapwithhala Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com  
Dare to disrupt yourself! This week, Hala is handling some family issues and so we're throwing it back to a #YAPClassic. Enjoy#27 with Jay Samit, best-selling author of “Disrupt Yourself!” and serial entrepreneur who has been at the forefront of global trends for decades and recognized as one of the world’s leading experts on disruption and innovation.  Jay has helped build billion dollar startups, transformed entire industries, and has held executive roles at Deloitte, Sony, Universal Studios and more.   Tune in to learn how Jay achieved his massive success, and how you can take the same strategies that have shaped the world’s most innovative companies and apply them to disrupt yourself and grow your career. Get a copy or download Jay’s ‘Disrupt You’: https://amzn.to/2L1gjvg Sponsored by Video Husky. Contact Hala at Hala@youngandprofiting.com for a demo of Video Husky Follow YAP on IG: www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting Reach out to Hala directly at Hala@YoungandProfiting.com Follow Hala on Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/ Follow Hala on Instagram: www.instagram.com/yapwithhala Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com
Learn how to how to influence, attract and win people over from an ex-FBI agent!  Today on the show we're yapping with Dr. Jack Schafer, a former FBI special agent, professor, psychologist, and author of  "The Like Switch." Jack spent fifteen years conducting counter-intelligence and counterterrorism investigations, and seven years as a behavioral analyst for the FBI’s National Security Division. He developed spy recruitment techniques, interviewed terrorists, and trained agents in the art of interrogation and persuasion. To boil it down, much of Jack's job was to convert spies into allies, by getting them to be his friend, like and trust him. Now he shares his strategies to the masses so the average person can use them in everyday situations to influence, attract, and win people over. Tune in to learn about non-verbal cues and friend signals, how to approach strangers at a party, and what you can do mitigate a heated argument. Sponsored by Video Husky.  If you’re interested in unlimited video editing contact Hala at hala@youngandprofiting.com for a demo. If you liked this episode, please write us a review! Follow YAP on IG: www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting Reach out to Hala directly at Hala@YoungandProfiting.com Follow Hala on Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/ Follow Hala on Instagram: www.instagram.com/yapwithhala Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com  
Are you ready to snag your dream job? Lucky for you, this episode features Kristin Sherry, a career coach, international speaker, best-selling author and founder of YouMap. Kristen has s mission in life to help people identify their perfect career. Her Youmap career profile helps people see the unique contribution they can bring to work through their strengths, values, preferred skills and personality. Kristen is a Linkedin power user and has been featured in publications like Inc.com and Entrepreneur Magazine. Tune in to get Kristen’s advice on what to do if you are unhappy with your job, learn how to prepare for entrepreneurship, and hear her practical tips for landing your next job interview. Download Kristin's resources here: https://www.myyoumap.com/worksheets Sponsored by Video Husky. If your’e looking for affordable video editing services to take your marketing to the next level check out /cart.videohusky.com/youngandprofiting and get 30% off your first month! Reach out to hala@youngandprofiting.com if you would like a demo of the platform. Screw Being Shy: https://www.amazon.com/Screw-Being-Shy-Anxiety-Yourself-ebook/dp/B085T7D1X4 If you liked this episode, please write us a review! Follow YAP on IG: www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting Reach out to Hala directly at Hala@YoungandProfiting.com Follow Hala on Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/ Follow Hala on Instagram: www.instagram.com/yapwithhala Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com  
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Kriti Kumar

Honestly this is my favourite podcast so far. There's soooo much to learn in each episode. Love it!!

Aug 8th
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Sarmad

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Aug 1st
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Pierre RAFFOUL

I just heard your episode with Mr. Eric, It was really nice and eye opening.  I am a big fan of nutrition and I have celiac so I was familiar with the topic. Great Job, keep hustling!

Mar 15th
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Fahad Naeem

This episode was one of the disliked episodes. I enjoy listening to your podcasts but the guest you invited had no vision to talk about confidence.

Feb 26th
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Fahad Naeem

Great episode. I'm looking forward to listen all of the episodes.

Sep 17th
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