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The Six Essential Traits of a Successful Entrepreneur—with Gino Wickman

You want to start your own business. But there’s a lot on the line. You have to ask yourself difficult questions.  Do I have what it takes? Is it worth it? And how do I do it?

This interview has been months in the planning, and I’m so excited I can finally share it with you all. I had the honor of interviewing Gino Wickman, creator of the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS) and the Founder of EOS Worldwide. He is a bestselling author of several books, including Traction and most recently, Entrepreneurial Leap: Do You Have What It Takes To Become An Entrepreneur? Gino founded Entrepreneurial Leap with the mission to give people the tools to decide whether entrepreneurship is the right path for them and how to go after their dreams.

In our interview, Gino and I discussed his journey in developing the EOS system and what he has learned is the most important mind shift a leader must make to make their organization successful. We discussed entrepreneurship—the six essential traits of every entrepreneur, how to identify whether entrepreneurship is in your DNA, and the different ways that one can pursue the entrepreneurial path.

If you’re currently an entrepreneur, thinking about becoming an entrepreneur, or wondering if entrepreneurship is right for you, I encourage you to give this one a listen!

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LTB 98 | Cybersecurity

Cyber Security and IT Support: How to Prevent a Catastrophe—with Yiddy Lemmer

Can we ever be so sure that our information is protected from the bad guys of the deep, dark cyber universe? Cybersecurity has been a priority for business leaders for many years. Yet, despite investments in security controls, cyber-attacks keep coming. Faced with a range of obstacles, businesses are changing how they approach cybersecurity. This week, our guest is Yiddy Lemmer. He’s the founder and CEO of CompuConnect, a premier IT support company that provides small to mid-sized businesses in NYC and surrounding areas with their technology and cybersecurity needs. In our interview, we discuss some of the valuable strategies that will help us best protect companies (and customers) sensitive data and information.  We learn that as entrepreneurs, we need to view cybersecurity as an investment that will help take our businesses further. Most of us don’t even know the risk we’re taking with access to so much sensitive information, and what could potentially happen if aren’t protected. So, make sure to listen, and get informed. Listen and enjoy!

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LTB 89 | Human Connection

How To Achieve Strategic Results Through Human Connection―With Scott Mann

Human connection is important when running a business. This connection only happens when there is a true leader. In order to be a leader, you need to find clarity within yourself first, and no one will follow someone who is unsure of themselves. Learn how to achieve strategic results through human connection with your host Meny Hoffman and his guest, Scott Mann. Scott is the founder of Rooftop Leadership, and he believes that leadership starts with you. Learn how to find clarity, empathy, and trust so that you can lead your business to success.

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LTB 75 | Introverted Or Extroverted

How Introverts Build Great Businesses—With Matt Johnson

Are you introverted or extroverted? Many people believe that being an introvert is a weakness, especially for business growth where interaction is necessary. But Matt Johnson, the author of MicroFamous, begs to disagree. Matt believes that both introverted and extroverted personalities have their own strengths and weaknesses. To grow your business, you must identify where you get your energy and what your strengths are. Listen more about what Matt has to say about growing your business better as he joins Meny Hoffman in this episode.

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SPECIAL EPISODE: An Exclusive Interview With Our Host, Meny Hoffman—Part 1

In today’s special episode, we turn the table on Let’s Talk Business host Meny Hoffman as Chava Shapiro puts him in the hot seat.

As many in the business world know, Meny is the CEO of Ptex Group, an award-winning branding, and marketing agency, and the Founder of the Let’s Talk Business (LTB) platform, a movement to provide entrepreneurs with the powerful tools they need to grow and thrive. In the first part of this interview series, we will find out about the history of Ptex Group, as well as what Meny is all about and what his goals are.

Are you ready to learn, grow, and lead? Be inspired by his story right here.

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Overcome Your Internal Barriers to Success—with Naftali Mark Horowitz

When was the last time you went way out of your comfort zone to achieve something great?

If you’re struggling to reach your business’s fullest potential, I am excited to share my interview with Naftali Mark Horowitz, a managing director, portfolio manager, and financial advisor at J.P. Morgan Wealth Management. With over 25 years of experience in the financial market, Naftali provides comprehensive financial management services for high-net-worth individuals and their families. He’s a globally sought lecturer on the topics of sales, business development and personal growth, as well as the author of, You Revealed: A Torah Path to a Life of Success. After reading his book, I was determined to get Naftali on the show.

In this episode, Naftali and I discuss how to overcome the most common hurdles that keep us from being the best version of ourselves. Naftali explains how our fears hold us back and practical ways to overcome them. Pay close attention to Naftali’s advice for being smart about taking calculated risks in your business, how to develop satisfaction in life by focusing your mindset, and how to leverage every hour of your day to achieve your highest purpose. This conversation will reveal a lot about the gifts we all have that need to be tapped so we can find the success we are looking for. Listen and enjoy!

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How to Succeed in Business Without Sacrificing Your Family, Health, or Life—with David Finkel

Do you own your business or career… or does it own YOU?

In this “time and effort” economy, we often think that the more hours we work and effort we make, the more value we create in our businesses or professional lives. My guest this week, David Finkel is here to prove that myth wrong. A Wall Street Journal bestselling author, syndicated columnist for Inc.com, Forbes.com, and CEOWorld.com, the CEO of Maui Mastermind and author of the book, The Freedom Formula, David believes that building a successful business shouldn’t mean sacrificing ourselves, our families, or our health. He teaches business owners and professionals how we can refocus our energy and structure our days and priorities in order to create the maximum value for our companies, so we can truly reclaim the freedom to live the lives we desire.

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Align Your Team to Scale Your Business—with Mike Paton

If you are an entrepreneur or leading a company, you may have probably heard of EOS, and you may be wondering what it is and how it might be able to help you.

Well, you’re in luck, because my guest for this episode is Paton, a Visionary at EOS (which stands for Entrepreneurial Operating System™) Worldwide. In our interview, he explains how leaders can achieve their visions through embracing some simple concepts, practical tools and a unique approach to leadership known as EOS. We discuss what it is and who it is—and is not—for. We talk about where so many (82%, to be exact) business leaders’ frustrations come from, and how to tackle these frustrations head-on. Finally, Paton offers practical tips for ensuring that you have the right people in the right seats in your organization—so that you can truly move your vision forward.

Without further ado, here’s the interview.

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