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.
When your company is starting to scale, and grow, it can be challenging to keep the motivation and momentum. Beau shares the mindset of keeping that motivation, and what to do when you get to this point in your business. In your business, the numbers are important, but you have to be careful not to get caught in the numbers game. You have to make sure you look at the numbers that are really important.
Uprooting your business, and moving, has very unique challenges. Amber shares some of those challenges from her personal experience. When it comes to having a commercial building, you will run into various fire codes, design limitations, and have to get creative to make it look how you envision.
Alan Charles suffered from addiction, and now make it his personal mission in life to help those who are suffering. This is what motivates him to do what he does. Helping others get to the other side of addiction.
The small businesses, not the big business, are the ones that are more susceptible to phishing scams. Adam Brewer, COO of Silent Quadrant, shares some tips on avoiding human error when it comes to cyber security. With the growth of technology, comes the growth of cyber security mistakes. With some basic insight, and tips, you can prevent yourself from falling victim to a scam that could cost you, and your company millions of dollars.
The people around you may be looking up to you. Maintaining good health is important, not just for success, but also to be there for those around you. You can balance your work and your health. Yigal Adato teaches how, and why you need to focus on improving your health.
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Erik Seversen has traveled around the world, and learned many lessons. In this episode, Erik shares some of his experiences, and lessons learned. The truth is though, you don't have to travel the world to learn great lessons. You have to be willing to work hard, and chase after opportunities.
What legacy do you want to leave behind? Many have experienced rock bottom, or the lowest of lows. This has been a great opportunity to rise back up, to grow, and rise on top. Derek talks with Abigale Otchere on Monday Motivation podcast, about that moment in life, when he hit rock bottom.
George Maloof shares how he gets out of the valleys that come with success. One tip, is to stay even. You cannot get upset, or celebrate when you win or lose. Stay focused on the long term. George and Derek also talk about what leadership looks like, from George's perspective. Not being afraid, giving good direction, making decisions, jumping in and fixing problems, are some of the key parts of leadership according to George Maloof.