The most enjoyable part, is making the sell. George explains that you shouldn't pre-determine your customer based off of what they look like. Someone who comes up in the best suite and tie, may be the worst customer, and the person dressed in rags could be your best customer. You have to approach each person and then make an assessment.
Balance between chasing for your dreams in entrepreneurship, and marriage is a big topic among entrepreneurs. Matthew talks about how he manages his time, and is flexible to make sure he spends quality time with his family.
Many want to be a category leader, and Catherine has achieved that with her nutrition company. Catherine tells the story about she started her nutrition company, Energy Bits.
In your entrepreneurial journey, you will come across people or things that influence you. Derek shares a time at his first job that a manager influenced him by giving him the keys to the store, and Tim explains his father influenced him by the way he treated his employees and customers. Who can you think of in your life that has made a major impact?
Social media has a lot of good it can do, but on the flip side it can be used maliciously. Terrorist groups are using it to recruit, social engineers gathering information, people hijack accounts to get you to download software which contains viruses or malware, it's best to protect yourself and Morgan Wright can give you the tools to do so.
Derek Champagne interviews former NFL play and entrepreneur, Marques Ogden. Marques, the best-selling author of "Sleepless Nights: The NFL: a Business and Family", talks with Derek about his childhood years, playing in the NFL, his entrepreneurial journey, and leadership lessons along the way.
Growing up in a single-parent home with a father that inspired and demonstrated perseverance and fairness, Marques Ogden learned how to define his values and set goals. Marques attended Howard University from 1998-2002, where he played Division I football. He followed his dream and his brother Jonathan's footsteps and was drafted into the NFL in 2003. At the age of 27, he founded a construction company called Kayden Premier Enterprises, a business that grew rapidly in its first few years, but he lost the business after a bad business endeavor. At his lowest point, the NFL and lessons he learned from his father and coaches, helped him restructure his life.
Learn more at https://www.marquesogden.com/
You want to niche down in your business. Figure out what exactly it is that you do, who you're going after, what problems these people are having, so you can talk to them and solve those problems. Getting your niche drilled down will help you get the attention of your target audience better. Jason Swenk talks about how to niche down.
Radical abundance is about having a meaningful life, of joy and prosperity. Dr. Sharon Spano talks about why it's important, and goes deeper into what radical abundance is. A key of piece of radical abundance is that it's a mindset of a place to get to, not a place to come from.
Culture is important in the workplace. Brian shares that in his business, there are no private offices, everything is very transparent, upbeat, it's fun but also focused on business, a very family feel. They don't bring people in and try to mold them to the vision, they find people who are already fitting their companies vision, and then set them loose to make things happen.
Aaron Marino, entrepreneur and YouTuber, shares his passion and drive come from his over the top drive to be successful. The meaning of success has evolved over the years, through the struggles, the failures, the businesses that didn't work out, to the actual success he has now.