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Is Asking for Help a Strength or a Weakness?

By the time he came to me to ask for advice, the only thing left to do was stop the bleeding and get out.

He sat across from me in my office, tears welling up in his eyes. He had invested $400,000 into his new venture, and it wasn’t working. The most painful part of the story? If he had sought advice from someone sooner, he may have been able to turn the situation around, or at least cut his losses.

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The Art of Beliefology: Transformation to a New You—with Brad Blazar

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Struggling to get your business to the next level? Sometimes, no matter how hard we try, we hit a wall in our growth.

But if you’re ready to dream big anyway, believe in yourself, and never give up, this episode is for you. My guest this week isBrad Blazar, an entrepreneur and sales leader who has led teams that have raised $2 billion dollars for some of the financial service industry’s leading firms. His book, On the Wings of Eagles: Learning to Soar, was rated as a number one top read for young entrepreneurs. He is also the Founder of The Art of Beliefology™, which teaches people how to change their limiting beliefs and create new habits that transform their future.

Drawing upon stories from his encounters and meetings with some of the world’s most influential thought leaders in sports, business, and politics, Brad offers a concise outline of how to identify your limiting beliefs and overcome them so you can scale your business. Brad and I also discuss what separates great salespeople from the average ones, and the four vital elements most salespeople are missing. There is so much valuable information packed into this interview! Listen and enjoy 🙂

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Managing the Balancing Act Between Home and Work—with Jeff Mask

If growing your business is resulting in strained family relationships, inefficiency at work, and poor physical or mental health, I want to introduce you to Jeff Mask, a world-renowned speaker and business coach. After beating cancer and then building multiple million-dollar businesses, Jeff has unlocked the mystery to thriving in the workplace while also being successful at home.

In this interview, Jeff and I discuss how to achieve this elusive harmony and cultivate confidence, clarity, and a world-class culture at your company while providing peace, prosperity, and passion in your personal life. Pay close attention to the practical tips Jeff shares to start spending more time with your family and letting your team know about it. I love this episode because we dive into how you can build both your company and your relationships with the people who matter most.

Listen and enjoy!

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How To Win as an Amazon Seller—with James Thomson

Building a brand on Amazon is different than doing so on any other offline channel. If you want insight into what works and doesn’t work, then I highly encourage you to listen to my fascinating interview with James Thomson, a partner at Buy Box Experts, a managed service agency supporting brands selling online. James is the former business head of Amazon Services, the division of Amazon responsible for recruiting tens of thousands of sellers annually to the Amazon marketplace. James also served as the first Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) account manager. In 2015, James Cofounded the Prosper Show, a continuing education conference for large Amazon sellers. In 2017, he published the book, The Amazon Marketplace Dilemma designed for brand executives seeking to optimize the distribution strategy on the Amazon marketplace.

James will give us the inside scoop on what most sellers don’t get about how Amazon works and how the concept of loyalty on Amazon is something different from what brands are used to having in other channels. Learn what’s critical for brands to think about when assessing how they’re positioned, how to drive brand awareness on and outside of the platform, and how you can compete with big-box names.

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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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The Meeting that Should Have Been an Email

When you hear the word meeting, what’s your gut reaction?

The other day, I was listening to a podcast about productivity where the guest was bemoaning the amount of time that we waste on meetings. Curious if this feeling was the norm, I decided to turn to my LinkedIn community and ask: “When you hear the word ‘meeting,’ what is the first time that comes to mind?”

Well, over 8,000 views and 75 comments later, I got my answer.

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Season 2 Highlights – Part 2

Another season has come to a close, so it’s time to look back. Season 2 of Let’s Talk Business was packed with amazing guests who all had some advice to share culled from years of experience in their respective industries. Let’s Talk Business host Meny Hoffman sits down once again with Chava Shapiro, podcast producer and Director of Content at PTEX Group to do a retrospective of some of the best that Let’s Talk Business Season 2 had to offer.

The second of two highlights episodes, there are spectacular soundbites from the likes of Jamie Geller, Jason Swenk, Daniel Gefen, Clate Mask, Zacharia Waxler, Marc Bodner, Isaac Wolman, Mark Levy, Joe Apfelbaum, David Nour, Chester Elton, and Garry Ridge. Get your piping hot and fresh life (and business) advice here now!

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Season 2 Highlights – Part 1

Another season has come to a close, so it’s time to look back. Season 2 of Let’s Talk Business was packed with amazing guests who all had some advice to share culled from years of experience in their respective industries. Let’s Talk Business host Meny Hoffman sits down once again with Chava Shapiro, podcast producer and Director of Content at PTEX Group to do a retrospective of some of the best that Let’s Talk Business Season 2 had to offer.

The second of two highlights episodes, there are spectacular soundbites from the likes of Jamie Geller, Jason Swenk, Daniel Gefen, Clate Mask, Zacharia Waxler, Marc Bodner, Isaac Wolman, Mark Levy, Joe Apfelbaum, David Nour, Chester Elton, and Garry Ridge. Get your piping hot and fresh life (and business) advice here now!

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