Marques Ogden is a former NFL athlete, a now keynote speaker. In his keynote speeches, he relates his NFL experiences, and the lessons he has learned, to how they translate to business. At the end of the day, mindset, hard work, and drive are some core elements to athletics, and business. Marques also shares some high points, and low points of his NFL career, and gives some insight in the championship mindset.
Johnathan Gryzbowski gives some amazing examples of how to develop a vision for your company. Having a mission in your company is important, but equally important is having vision. Vision is what gives direction to the entire team, and moves everyone is the same direction.
Challenges, and setbacks, are just a part of starting and running a business. How you handle those situations is what sets you apart from the competition. Brian shares some key things he does, to handle challenges and setbacks.
Traditionally, those with financial backgrounds, are more risk adverse. John early on was very risk adverse, saving money, wanting to be a stock broker, always wanting to plan out the next few years. John began to realize that with all this planning, he was never taking action on the ideas. He shares a story of a guy he met while working in the real estate business, who was a doer. Meeting this person helped shifted Johns thinking, from over planning, to doing. It is good to plan things out, but it's equally important to make sure you are taking action on those plans.
Dr. Buck Joffrey, founder of Wealthformula.com, shares some great advise on understanding investing, assets, and breaking it all down into terms that are easily understandable. On this episode of the BLS Minute, Dr. Buck Joffrey, and Derek Champagne, dive into some more amazing advice on general guidelines when looking into hard assets for investment.
Going into Shark Tank, and coming out of it, are two different experiences. When you go in, you don't really know what to expect. After about 7 months of prepping for Shark Tank, helping with your pitch, getting you ready for the show and casting calls. John Radosta shares his experience on the road to Shark Tank, and the lessons he took away.
It occurs so often that many entrepreneurs feel they have to get it right the first time around. Harland Sanders made 1009 sales calls around the US with this famous chicken recipe, to get that one YES. This was at age 65!
Todd Palmer explains that failure sets you on the path to success. If Harland Sanders stopped at that 1009th sales call, he never would have made that 1010th meeting where he would of gotten a "YES" and set his life in a whole different direction.
If you have the ambition to be an entrepreneur, but never have taken the leap, you need to learn to get over your fears. Derek started waiting tables to get over his fear of networking with others. What would you need to do to get over your fear to take on a great opportunity to get your freedom in life? Jeremy shares a few tips on what to do before you take the leap.
Matt Miller, and Derek Champagne talk about multi-generational business development on this episode. This is what led Matt to create his franchise business, School Spirit Vending. It gives anyone who want more, the opportunity to take on a vehicle that can help them reach their personal goals.
If you feel that you are in a "grind" right now, you will have to get the right mindset to get past those dark times. Jason shares his mindset during the time where he felt like a complete failure. He lost the significance of what he was doing, and who he was. He was thinking of shutting down the agency he had at the time, but he knew he would regret not just pushing a little further, and growing it just a little more.