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Meny Hoffman

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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Trends In Philanthropy: Placing Money Strategically to Better the World—with Kristen-Putnam Walkerly

Are you looking for a fresh angle on how to build your business in 2021?

If yes, then I’m thrilled to share my interview with Kristen Putnam-Walkerly. Kris is a trusted advisor to the world’s leading ultra-high net worth donors and foundations, charitable Fortune 500 companies, celebrity activists and wealth advisors for over 20 years. As a philanthropy advisor, speaker, and award-winning author, she’s helped hundreds of philanthropists strategically allocate over half a billion dollars in grants and gifts.

In our interview, Kristen explains why many nonprofits have to pivot to find new sources of support in the wake of the pandemic and what we can learn from this. She explains that nonprofits must organize themselves for growth just like any small business in order to capitalize on emerging trends in the world of philanthropy. Pay special attention to the way Kristen shares some common mistakes that people make when donating funds and practical tips for organizations that want to position themselves to attract more funding for their cause.

There is so much amazing advice packed into this interview. Listen and enjoy

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The Power of Joy to Transform Your Business—with Barry Shore

When you lead a purpose-driven life, you can go MAD—Make A Difference. This is just one of the acronyms guest Barry Shore from The JOY of Living has under his sleeves, helping people live a healthier, wealthier, and wiser life through his memorable wisdom and insights. In this episode, he joins Meny Hoffman to impart some of those with us by breaking down the three fundamentals of life and giving some tips on how to take care of them to live our best lives. Barry also shares with us his story, one that many would have given up on, but still, he managed to overcome. He talks about what caused that mindset shift and how he built and preached it to many. From the personal to the professional aspects of our lives, Barry digs up some great tips and tools about being profitable, overcoming stress, living inspirationally, and more.

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Inspire Team Accountability Through Financial Literacy—with Neville Joffe

Did you know that you can use your financial statements to optimize your workflow?

I am excited to share my interview with Neville Joffe, a world-renowned educator on the topic of financial literacy. With over 25 years of international business experience, he has trained more than 20,000 executives and managers around the globe. He is also the author of the best-selling book, The Baker’s Dozen Rules of Highly Successful Business Operators.

In our interview, Neville demonstrates the power of financial literacy by sharing how he took a company that was on the brink of bankruptcy and turned it around, and how you can use those same concepts to grow and scale your business. Neville explains why it is absolutely critical to use your financial numbers to educate your team and make them more accountable. Pay close attention to how Neville outlines key financial data that is essential for you to know to be a successful leader. Without further ado, here is my interview.

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These Companies Mastered the Art of the Pivot. Here’s How.

As a business owner, I know that the economic upheaval we are all living through presents great challenges. But years from now, when people analyze how the world’s most successful businesses survived the storm, there is little doubt in my mind that 2020 will become known as “The Year of the Pivot.”

I was recently listening to an interview with the Vice President of Brand Marketing for the national restaurant chain, Chipotle. It struck me that while the food service industry has been all but decimated as countless restaurants struggle or fail worldwide, Chipotle’s profits are currently hitting all-time highs. How did they do it?

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Simplify Your Business Plan for Dramatic Results—with Laura Posey

As well-intentioned as carefully crafted business plans are, they often become so complicated that they eventually wind up being neglected instead of materialized.

In this eye-opening episode with my guest Laura Posey, we focused on simplifying the business plan—and how you can plan your entire year on one sheet of paper. Laura is known as the Simple Planning Specialist for her unique ability to laser-focus her clients as they build their business plans to get dramatic results. Her Simple Strategic Plan is used by over 2,500 companies worldwide, from startups to Fortune 100’s. She’s the author of the book called How to Plan Your Entire Year on One Sheet of Paper and is an internationally recognized speaker, author, and consultant.

In this episode, Laura shares how you can narrow down your strategies while producing better results and maximizing your resources. Laura explains how thinking bigger than your business is essential to a winning business plan, the proper way to create core values that will guide your business, and how to focus on your daily activities to get the output you want. I love this episode and encourage everyone to have a listen. Without further ado, here is the interview.

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What Investors Look For in Your Business—with Kevin Harrington

This week, I’m extremely honored to host the perfect guest to discuss this topic—my very dear friend, Kevin Harrington. Kevin is one of the original Sharks on the hit TV show Shark Tank, and is the creator of the infomercial and pioneer of the As Seen On TV brands that have become a global phenomenon.

In our interview, Kevin shares his experience of being on Shark Tank and what you need to learn from it to bring investors into your business. Kevin also explains how to know if you’re not yet ready to seek an investor and why some companies may be more successful without one at all. Finally, pay close attention to his closing remarks on how to recoup from COVID-19 and why Kevin’s new book, Mentor to Millions, is essential reading for every business owner.

This episode is a must for anyone serious about finding investors to get to the next level. Listen and enjoy!

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How to Master Communication at Work—with Dr. Ethan Becker

When you know how to harness the power of speech, you’ll be able to dominate any business environment—whether it’s negotiating with a client, a vendor, or managing employees. That’s why I’m excited to share my interview with Dr. Ethan Becker, the President of The Speech Improvement Company and a second-generation speech coach and trainer. Ethan has developed powerful, customized motivational training programs on communication and delivered them worldwide. Celebrity icons and major business leaders hire Ethan to control their fear of speaking, command greater attention and close larger deals. His book, Mastering Communication At Work, is an international bestseller and has been used by Harvard, Johns Hopkins, University of Texas, and many other schools.

In this episode, we dive into the subject of public speaking, both on the stage and with your team, and discuss powerful techniques for having successful conversations with clients or prospects. Ethan explains the ABCs of why most people have a fear of speaking and offers practical advice on how to overcome that fear. Ethan teaches how to turn defensiveness into a productive, positive conversation, an essential life skill for both work and personal life.

Listen and enjoy!

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