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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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How to Build and Scale a Creative Agency with Jason Swenk

Agencies are often really good at what they do, but they struggle at creating the right systems for scaling, generating a steady pipeline, hiring a team and providing the right tools and resources for their team to be successful. Luckily, this week’s guest, agency advisor, mentor, and author Jason Swenk, knows a thing or two about scaling an agency. He grew his own multi-million dollar agency for 12 years before selling it, and now he teaches other agency owners the exact systems and framework he used to do so, helping them grow from zero to eight figures.

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How to Become Permanently Profitable with Mike Michalowicz

What if, rather than you serving your business, your business served you? What if you could turn a profit from your very next deposit? And what if you had the power to guarantee that profitability?

In this week’s episode of the Let’s Talk Business podcast, serial entrepreneur and bestselling author Mike Michalowicz shares his simple cash-management solution that helps businesses break the day-to-day struggle for survival and become permanently profitable immediately—no matter their size, industry, or how much debt they carry. Read more