Today we talk about what is holding back many businesses today. What do you need to do to get recognized? In a crowded marketplace how do you STAND OUT!?
Today Mike talks about the three general areas of investing: stocks, real estate, and business. There are more than these three catagories but today we focus on the pros, cons, and details of each.
Dai Manuel is owner of a chain of fitness retail stores. He shares with us his business experiences and the process of scaling Fitness Town and then he tlaks about the importance of a healthy diet and regular exercise routine. A proper diet and fitness regime is what makes average great!
Losing is not healthy. Failing shouldn't be glorified. This "experiment" of starting a business is pathetic and entrepreneurs should fear failure and do whatever it takes to flee the "learn from your mistakes" mentality.
Long live the Soap Queen! Today, Mike interviews a wanna-be FBI agent turned entrepreneur. Anne-Marie Faiola turned her passion for art, stationary, and people into a retail store and website portfolio worth millions. She shares her story and tips for small business owners.
Everyone has always told you to go to school, get a job, pay taxes, and then die. It has generally thought that an employee makes more money than entrepreneurs. Why? It takes a lot of money to start a company and then it costs a lot to grow and hire as you expand the business. Mike is oging to show why the wealthy are rich and what tactics entrepreneurs use to become more affluent.
Internet marketing can seem daunting and complicated but Mike has helped many small businesses rank higher in Google Search and today he is going to share his top 3 tips for small businesses that want more customers viewing their site.
Today Mike shares some of the worst phrases that are spoken on a daily basis in the work place. Sharpen your communication skills with this power-packed 10 mins!
Dan Barnes owns Phonesoap, a UV cleaning technology for cell phones and mobile devices. He shares his experience of starting and growing the business until he and his cousin, Wes, went onto ABC's TV show, Shark Tank and raised $300,000.
On this edition of MikeMinute we talk about the power of saying THANK YOU and how to do this to creates relationships and market to your existing clients and future prospects.
On this MikeMinute edition, we look at the lowering oil prices as well as a Japanese CEO and compare/contrast the mentality of upper management.
Today, Mark, a personal trainer wants to start his business and become an entrepreneur. Mike gives him the path to follow in developing a startup that is lean and not cash-intensive.
In this Q&A session Sasha, a baker and business owner, wants to know how to BLOW UP (ie. grow) her business.
In this Mike Minute edition we dicuss the fast-casual restaurant service, Chipotle. We analyze their marketing and emphasize the points that all small business owners and entrepreneurs can learn from. Also, Mike shares an item from his business bucket list.
Melissa Krivachek shares how entrepreneurs can "have it all" by living a bold lifestyle.Melissa shares some of her tips for starting, growing, and saving a business, including: focussing on your ideal client and the power of publicity. She would know because she's been on Forbes, CNN, and every other big name news network.
Ely Delaney shares concrete, real-world, acitonable marketing tips for small business. Ely shows that asking "How can I help you?" is one of the most powerful networking and advertising tools.
Today we take a look at the way the sales process SHOULD go and we see how that is in complete opposition too traditonal selling advice.
Doug Hess was in a motivataional seminar when he had an idea and decided to take the entrepreneurial plunge. Follow us on his journey of publishing a book based on the movie, "Wall Street"
Today, Mike tells you why you need to stop the bidding war - stop being a cheap skate. Dont be the cheapest, be the best. Focus on profitability and profit margins by being the BEST.
Dean Roberts was going through an ugly break up, his business was falling apart, and he was becoming depressed. How did he get through it all? Find out how he came back and built a company that generated hundreds of thousands of dollars each month. We catch up with Dean today as he is on a road trip across America.
Today Mike digs into why McDonalds has had a 3 year sales slump and how they can turn things around.
Linsi Brownson owns a digital marketing and web design business. She offers insight into a very simple, yet effective way of planning a buiness in terms of money, vision, and goals. The times of 40-50 page business plans is over. Linsi will also share the importance of web design and marketing strategies.
We take a look at the advertising tactics of companies that show commercials on Superbowl Sunday. Hear interesting Superbowl stats and audio bites from the NFC Championship game that give awesome insight into what a leader / business owner should do on a day-to-day basis.
Mark designed an electric car before he turned 18. He developed a technoology that he sold to General Mills when he was 21. Now he is building a wallet factory and has a growing business of more than 13 employees. Get some great advice on fear, failure, and achieveing your dreams!
Ready to sweat? ITS BOOTCAMP TIME!
Today Mark, a young programmer from Seattle, WA, will get actionable advice from Mike on how to start his web design business. Marketing and creating a USP (Unique Selling Proposition) are the keys Mike will be discussing.