Today Mike tells you the steps to taking your BIG idea and making it into a BIG business. Its all about execution! Ideas are a dime a dozen!
Today Mike talks about the 10 main obstacles small business owners face... and how to get through them all!
Mike talks about his own entrepreneurial struggles and some of the issues brought up by listeners. Today the main topic, amidst others, is the low valleys that a small business owner goes through.
Want to hire a team to take your business to the next level? Does it seem like you cant take the step? Want to grow, expand, and scale your business?
Mike identifies the barriers that are keeping you back from blowing your business up!
Today Mike digs into his email and finds a question from a podcast listneer. Laurel is trying to start her videogrpahy business and asks for tips and help from Mike. This is not just for those behind cameras! Everyone can learn something here!
Today Mike gives caution to those who WANT to be an entreprneur but never attain their goals. He talkes about how to stop planning and pull the trigger. If you want to go from idea to product, product to scaling a business, listen here!
Today Mike talks about the indicators in your business that prove you need to pivot and change the direction of your company. Mike talks about 3 stages of a business 1.) Expand 2.) Quitting 3.) THE PIVOT. Making the correct pivot will save you from quitting!
In today's special edition Mike tells about an idea he has for a business in the food and tech industry. This is the start of a great adventure and this is the first update. Lots of tips and advice shared today for those that have an idea for a company/business.
The most successful companies in the world are the ones that have create fans and fanatics around their product/service. Mike shares 7 tips on how to keep customers coming back time and time again and then sharing their experiences and referring you to others.
Mike has recently done some self-reflective tests in his MBA class. He shares his results from his tests and tells listeners how they can become better managers, leaders, and entrepreneurs. Build on your strengths and fortify your weaknesses.
Your business will undoubtedly come to times of hardship. Its not a question of IF, but WHEN. Mike shares how to prepare for these tough times when things are going good. Go on the offensive!
What does success mean to you? Monetary, familial, spiritual? That is the question that must be answered before deciding on HOW to get there. Get clear on your destination before you strategize your journey.
Today, Mike shares an audio clip that he sent to a listener of the podcast. Mike shares tips and strategies on how to scale the business and make it more profitable. Just a taste of what the webinar is going to be this THURSDAY!
Mike listened to Michael Gerber's book "The E-Myth" and talks about how it relates to his business. Mike talks about how to get out of the technical aspect of your business and truly becoming the visionary lead as an entrepreneur. He also gives some info about the upcoming LIVE webinar.
Today Mike shows the alternative way to get a business started when cash is tight and you have little startup capital. Start producing content and publsihing it to the masses using social, digital, and other forms of media. Build and audience, become an authority, and monitize later. This has low starup costs but requires more time, energy, and patience.... and could be the most rewarding experience of your life!
Remember the last time you went to a networking event? If so, you probably recall seeing the infamous business card throwing and hand-shaking want-repreneur. It’s obvious and annoying to all that this individual is desperate for sales. For many business people when times get tough a sense of urgency sets in. That’s a good thing. However, the tendency to take the wrong actions during these tough times is prevalent. Entrepreneurs spend too much time, money, and resources trying to drum up sales in an urgent attempt to keep the business afloat. Here is 4 ways to sell more product or services during tough times.
Revving up for summer many people try and get their body in shape. The pinnacle of achievement seems to be the washboard, 6-pack abs that every craves. There are myths surrounding HOW to get a six pack. What can we learn about business and success from these myths?
All solo entreprneurs come to that moment when their business is growing and they have to make the jump to becoming an employer. WHEN to do this is always the big question. Do it too soon and potentially ruin your finances. Do it too late and potentially lose business or your sanity.
Ever had an anrgy client? No? Ever had an unhappy friend, spouse, or family member?
Today's Mike Minute will give you steps to deal with angry people and achieve the main objective of agreement and moving toward a solution. Retain customers and build relationships. Make your haters your most loyal customers and sources of referrals.
Todd Tresidder was in the hedge fund business and now has created an online business by coaching people and their finances. Todd gives great advice on push/pull marketing, content marketing, and how to charge a premium in the marketplace.
A.C.T.I.O.N is the key differential when it comes to being succesful and breaking out of being average.
Have a business idea? Think your product or service is too niche or not a "respectable" industry? Today we talk with Matt Miller, an entrepreneur that has created massive success through vending machines, something most entrepreneurs don't salivate over, much less talk about.
Today Mike talks about the millionaire mentality and what it takes for teens, 20's and young people to make it BIG in life, business, and all aspects of your world.
In 1994 Erin Baker had a dream. Little did she know 15 years later she would be grossing over $10million in annual sales and in a legal dispute with Kellogg. Hear her story from door-to-door sales and her personal kitchen until now her cookies are sold in Walmarts and across the world. Losing 60% market share or $200,000 in one day doesn't stop Erin and she tells all her advice and stories on this episode.