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80% Psychology and 20% Systems: Guiding Business & Personal Growth with Mordechai Klein

80% Psychology and 20% Systems: Guiding Business & Personal Growth with Mordechai Klein

Is there a way to overcome the anxieties and lack of self-confidence that interfere with your business and your life, and prevent you from achieving your dreams?

Some people have expertise in business, some in psychology… and then there’s Mordechai Klein, LCSW-R,  who combines various talents to create a unique approach to coaching in business and life. In this episode of Let’s Talk Business, Meny has a serious conversation with Mordechai about his theories of psychology and business, and how they intersect. Mordechai talks about the importance of systems, the idea that change occurs primarily in a person’s mindset, how to look forward instead of back, building self-confidence and crushing anxiety, and much more.

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Boruch Perlowitz - The Businessman Who Doesn't Think Like a Businessman

Boruch Perlowitz – The Businessman Who Doesn’t Think Like a Businessman

Is it possible that the best way to grow your business is to avoid being a businessperson?

It’s not typical to hear expert business advice from a game show host… but there’s nothing typical about Boruch Perlowitz. A filmmaker, game show host, teacher, pilot, and more, Boruch has carved out a unique niche in the Orthodox Jewish community as an entertainer and educator. Boruch believes that one of the secrets to his success is making sure not to think like a businessman and that his best marketing was not doing marketing at all. He has a fascinating perspective and a unique story, so don’t miss Meny’s conversation with Baruch as they discuss the kinds of marketing that work best when to prioritize quality over price, the corporate benefits that come with a positive attitude, the importance of delegating, dealing with failure, and much more.

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Whatever You Do, Don’t Call It Sales! with Charlie Hauck

Is your fear of hearing the word “No” keeping you from working with authentic leads, causing you to waste time, and leading you to self-deception about your success? What if instead you learned how to have the uncomfortable, upfront conversations that could result in disappointment – but could also lead to lucrative business relationships?

In this provocative episode of Let’s Talk Business, Meny speaks with Charlie Hauck, Founder, and President of Growth Dynamics, about how to balance self-confidence with humility, ways to avoid wasting time in the beginning – not the end – of the call, how to get more referrals, why you should never use the word “sales,” what three questions you should ask at the end of every meeting, and much more.

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Defining Your Why with Dean Mercado

Defining Your Why with Dean Mercado

If you’re a small business owner, you obviously want to create a profitable company. But have you ever stepped back to ask – really and truly – why you want to be financially successful? The ability to answer that question might be the difference between prosperity and failure.

It’s one thing to want to make money; it’s quite another to think about why making money is important to you. Dean Mercado, the Founder, and CEO of Online Marketing Muscle and Best Selling Author of The MINDStretch: 49 Inspiring Insights for Business Breakthroughs, suggests that answering this question may be the key to growing your business more than you ever thought possible. Join Meny as he and Dean talk about why the “Why” matters, Dean’s recommendation that a small business owner should make himself unnecessary, the secrets to finding a good business coach, the importance of having an accountability partner, and much more.

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Pincus Schiff & Using Failure to Achieve Success

Pincus Schiff & Using Failure to Achieve Success

Are you afraid of failure, and is that stopping you from reaching for your dreams? If so, you’re part of a very big club – and Pincus Schiff, co-founder, and CMO of Friday and a well-regarded expert in sales understands where you’re coming from. In the process of moving from the classroom to sales and then into building a startup, Pincus has shown that we can overcome our fears, turn our weaknesses into strengths, and transform our failures into successes. Join Meny Hoffman for a fun and fascinating conversation that may change the way you think about your own limits and aspirations.

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Be Productive, Have Free Time, and Reduce Stress: Rethinking Productivity with Naphtali Hoff

Be Productive, Have Free Time, and Reduce Stress: Rethinking Productivity with Naphtali Hoff

Does being productive mean living a life filled with stress and working crazy hours…or is there a way to increase your productivity while also reducing stress and having time for other parts of your life?

Many serious business owners assume that the more time they work, and the more stressed out they get, the more successful they’ll become. Naphtali Hoff, President of Impactful Coaching & Consulting, suggests that they have it completely backward. An expert on productivity and leadership, Naphtali explains that with the proper strategies and outlook, you can become more productive and more successful by using your time well, rather than by working late hours. Join Meny and Naphtali as they talk about the secrets of productivity, common mistakes that lead to unwarranted stress, learning how to have a closed-door policy, reducing the number of decisions you make every day, how to create a productive daily calendar, and much more. Read more

Learning to Love Sales by Loving People with Chayale Kaufman

It’s not uncommon for businesses to initiate an advertising campaign, only to watch it fail miserably. Chayale Kaufman, a media strategist, marketing professional, and the founder of the Jewish Content Network and ConsultWrite Media, explains that companies often ignore the importance of strategy, consistency, and choosing the right media outlets and that some tweaks to the way they implement their marketing strategy can do wonders for increasing its effectiveness. In this fascinating conversation, Chayale and Meny Hoffman talk about the secret to effective sales, what it means to have a marketing strategy, achieve a work-life balance, and much more. Read more

From Fixing Your Back to Fixing Your Business: The Odyssey of Dr. David Kaplowitz

From Fixing Your Back to Fixing Your Business: The Odyssey of Dr. David Kaplowitz

Why would a chiropractor choose to leave his massively successful practice, and pivot into becoming a renowned marketing expert and coach? Dr. David Kaplowitz was one of Connecticut’s most successful chiropractors, building a practice that brought in over one hundred patients every day. Over time, he left the world of medicine and entered the world of business coaching. By using the lessons he learned during his medical career, alongside the many teachable moments he has experienced ever since. David has become a sought-out and wildly respected coach who works with companies and executives to develop leadership skills and maximize performance. Listen to David’s fascinating conversation with Meny to learn more about his story, the importance of active listening, how to resolve conflicts without undermining your entire business, why you should pay attention to the people who think you’re wrong and much more.

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