Finding the balance, while building a business is essential. Learning to delegate tasks to others, is key to building your business. You have to delegate people to do the things you're maybe not as good at, or on things you should not be focusing on yourself. It may take a long time to find the people who will put in the work of 2 or 3 people, but when you do, that's when you will see your business expand and grow. Fleetwood expands on this topic more in today's episode.
Dr. Buck Joffrey, or WealthFormula.com, talks about what he calls the "Gold Handcuffs." He explains that when your income goes up, typically your overhead goes up. You start thinking about buying homes, and cars, or college, or other expenses. These excess overhead expenses end up putting you in the "golden handcuffs." Dr. Buck Joffrey helps people with their wealth management through his site WealthFormula.com. First check out his show, The Wealth Formula Podcast, to get free information and knowledge on building cash flow, and different ways of investing.
We spoke to Beau Oyler, Shark Tank Veteran and Entrepreneur recently. Beau talks with Derek about his experience on Shark Tank, building a successful company, and some valuable lessons he has learned along the way.
Having founded Enlisted Design and Urbio, he has created rich product and brand experiences for fortune 500’s and small startups. He pioneered the design cooperative movement and has a unique ability to truly collaborate with his partners. His designs have received every major design award including Red Dot, Spark, IDEA, GOOD Design, TheDieline, Wired Editor’s Choice and Best of Show at Dwell on Design.
San Francisco Business Times “40 Under 40”
Diablo Magazine “40 Under 40” San Francisco Business Times
“Fastest Growing Private Companies in the SF Bay Area”
Led the Honey Can Do acquisition of Urbio
Enlisted named Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America by Entrepreneur Magazine
When not at Enlisted, you’ll find him cycling, surfing, hiking and exploring with his wife and two adventurous kids.
Learn more at www.enlisteddesign.com
Devin Thorpe talks with Derek Champagne about purpose in your career and life.
You may hit low moments in your journey to success. Sometimes it's because of timing, or just bad luck. You have a choice though in that moment to either sulk, or make a change. Colin shares his experience of changing his mindset to push out of these low moments.
You can design your life proactively, and live a truly legendary life. Christopher Lochhead shares the process of how to live a legendary life. You want to identify the things you don't want to be, and stop doing those things. Then figure out who you want to be, what are the things you want to do, what difference you want to make, what experiences do you want to have, and who do you want to have those experiences with? This is the foundation to start building a legendary life.
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Customer service is important to any business. Without loyal customers, your company cannot remain profitable. Bobby Albert gives us some great tips from his experience in his business, about building customer loyalty.
In this new digital age, many people believe that spamming inboxes is the way to market their company. Many companies have made the switch to digit marketing, and have forgotten the tried and true ways to market and build relationships. The spamming of inboxes has diluted it effectiveness, and is ruining the the relationship between the company and the client. Bill Troy shows how to merge the old school relationship mentality, and bring it to the digital age to improve your marketing results.
In this episode Derek Champagne interviews friend an successful business owner, Tom Rubens. Tom shares his entrepreneurial story and life lessons from decades of business experience. Over the last 40 years, Tom founded, bought, sold, and managed businesses in industries as diverse as a commodity trading company, a real estate brokerage, investment groups, and minor league baseball and basketball franchises.
Tom is also the author of the best-selling book "Lifeness: Harmonizing An Entrepreneurial Life".
Learn more at www.tomrubens.com
There will always be challenges and setbacks in life and business. These challenges will help you grow. Ben, owner of pupbox.com, shares of the challenges he faces in his business, and how to handle them.