The Real Jerry Maguire
What’s it like when your company goes viral? Take it from Kristen Tomlin, the founder and CEO of a viral cookie dough company called D?: “It’s terrifying.” And exhausting. And it exacerbated every weakness in her business, including staffing, supply and production. We learn how she fixed it, and harnessed the kind of huge opportunity that may have sunk others.
You did your homework. You lined up the right investors. You hired the right talent, created a product that everyone in your industry thought was just going to totally wow people and then you launch… and realize you severely miscalculated. It happens…
Jaron Gilinsky created Storyhunter, a platform that connects media companies and brands to freelance video producers and journalists in 180 countries. But to succeed, he had to overcome two major problems: First, his original business model was failing him. And then, once he created a great way to connect those media companies and video producers, he had to become so invaluable that they wouldn’t abandon him. Have a problem-solving story to tell us? Do it at http://bit.ly/2v8g4Y6
Welcome to episode #1 of Entrepreneur Radio, your definitive guide to the diverse challenges of business ownership hosted by award-winning broadcast professional, Alan Taylor. To commemorate Entrepreneur Media’s launch into talk radio, we open the show with communication expert, best-selling author, and award-winning actor/writer/director, Alan Alda. Alan reveals his top communication techniques and gives us a preview of his new book, “If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look On My Face?”. Then, we get a preview of the June edition of Entrepreneur Magazine with Editor-in-Chief, Jason Feifer, celebrate 25 years of ThinkPad innovation with Lenovo’s Tom Butler, and learn how to prevent a data hack with cyber security expert, Jayson Street.
From the moment flight 1549 narrowly glided past the Washington State Bridge, to wading through the cold, waste-deep waters of the Hudson River awaiting rescue, to the career and life reawakening which followed; we explore Post Traumatic Growth Syndrome with plane crash survivor and President of Dave Sanderson Speaks Enterprises, Dave Sanderson, in a candid, in-depth interview. Learn how to thrive by managing your mental state, leading effectively, and communicating clearly. Plus, Entrepreneur Magazine Editor-in-Chief, Jason Feifer, shares how you can achieve the new American dream.
We begin the hour with former Navy Seal, Eli Crane, who created a new way to serve his country after retiring from the military. Bottle Breacher is a veteran-owned manufacturing company offering bar goods proudly made in the USA. Then, we hear from Nathan Latka, the 27-year-old mastermind and personality behind premier business podcast, The Top Entrepreneurs. Alan describes Nathan as a ‘gorilla investor’ to in part to his aggressive business strategy which is equal parts brilliant and crazy. Discover more about these business gurus now!
Our country was built on hard work and problem solving. John Ratzenberger, the postman from the popular television series, Cheers, tells us about the skills that made him a successful actor, serial entrepreneur, and the voice of American manufacturing: an unyielding work ethic and inquisitive mind. John currently keeps himself busy as an active member of the Elite Aerospace Group, a treasured Pixar voiceover artist, and founder of subscription box company, thegiftbox.com. John offers tried and true advice for new entrepreneurs looking to build a successful future. Listen now.
The national unemployment rate is at 4.4% and with a veritable onslaught of fresh-faced job seekers entering the workforce, the time is right to grow your work-family and secure top talent. For tips on effective interviewing is Robert Half Internationa…
Being an entrepreneur takes a lot of work, and strength to pick yourself back up after failure. We get to hear a success story from a gentleman who started out as a DJ with his brother, then realized that they liked to make people smile. Kevin Couliter, of Feet First EVENTertainment, is here to talk about their company and the team building corporate events that they create and host. Then a quick chat with Scott Duffy, about a recent event called NewFronts. We end the hour with Entrepreneur’s Editor-in-Chief, Jason Feifer, who tells us a bit about the Entrepreneur Magazine Network. Discover inspiration with us now.
Being an entrepreneur is no cake walk. There will be times when you need to pick yourself up, dust yourself off, and keep on walking. Astronaut, emergency trauma doctor, father, inventor, and professional thrill-seeker, Dr. Scott Parazynski, has been through a lot and has come out on top, the top of Mt. Everest that is! The good doctor offers a motivating message on thriving in the face of adversity. In the second half of the hour, we hear from CEO and Co-Founder of Centrify, Tom Kemp, regarding recent security breaches, cyber-attacks, and the significant need for stronger password protection. How safe is your company from a breach? Find out now.
If you want to be an entrepreneur, you’d better be prepared to rise back up after a breakdown. In fact, you may want to seek out ‘controlled failure’ to prepare for live action experiences. Josh Seibert, Sales Coach for Sandler Training, explains that growth is spurred on by failure, not success. Hear tips on how to embrace obstacles to expand your empire. Dan Fleyshman, author of “How to Set-Up Your Business for Under $1000”, shares his appreciation for diverse investments and charitable outreach because of past setbacks. We learn how the wealthy businessman discovered true prosperity by starting the Model Citizen Fund, an organization outfitting homeless and disaster victims with survival backpacks. Listen to how these two entrepreneurs have withstood adversity to make their mark on the world.
Our greatest successes can burn like embers in the ashes of our failures, provided that we better understand what led to the failure in the first place. Personal development is something that everyone should take the time to do, but it’s not always easy when our emotions run the show. Mark Youngblood, Founder and CEO of Inner Mastery, Inc., tells us about his journey to master his emotions. Mark also introduces his new book, “Dear Human, Master Your Emotions”, which can serve as a guide to find balance in your life. Learn how to effectively manage your emotional state.
Serial entrepreneur, angel investor, philanthropist, author, and CEO of Bizzultz, May McCarthy, explains how intuition will help you achieve financial freedom. Plus, we bust five common myths surrounding entrepreneurship and get the inside scoop on May…
This week we sit down with two disruptive thinkers, CreativeLive’s Chase Jarvis and Ryan Harms of Union Wine Company. Chase calls for fundamental change in the formal education system to keep up with the information age. Ryan explains how contemporary …
Find out how you can create an effective marketing funnel, develop a healthy work/life balance, use positive language to alter your state of mind and more.
These devices are coming to a home near you, maybe your home. And that’s not science fiction. How can your business get in on this?
This contributor needed an attachable guitar amplifier. So he made one — and raised $60,000 in his first two days.
Anchoring workers to their day jobs doesn’t ensure smooth sailing. Everyone benefits if you encourage them to test new waters.
A naming expert lists 10 things you need to consider before rolling out your company’s new moniker.
When your brother is your business partner, what do you do? Six tips for success.