Dave M. Lukas is a serial entrepreneur, best-selling author, investor, and Founder of the Misfit Entrepreneur Podcast. His companies have been on the INC 5000 List multiple times.
His is the author of the amazon best-seller “The Ten Year Career, The Fast Track to Retiring Young, Wealthy and Fulfilled.”
Dave founded the Misfit Entrepreneur, a weekly podcast devoted to giving the audience incredibly useful and unique insight from the world's top entrepreneurs and highest performers with a focus on their non-traditional methods for achieving success, their Misfit side.
Dave is also an accomplished investor in real estate and stock investing. Through his 12 Minute Trading System, Dave has mentored and trained thousands of students worldwide. He has spoken extensively in front of a wide array of organizations from many of the Fortune 500 to top Universities and Trade Groups with an emphasis on teaching individuals the strategies to reach their true potential and deliver exponential results.
Evan Money has got athletes wearing his chain...
Ph.D., Bestselling Author, Global Entrepreneur and Executive Producer of the ground breaking film Words of Art
starring Joel Osteen, Darren Hardy, Zig Ziglar, Jim Rohn and more.
Evan and his bride of 20 years and counting, remarry in a different state or country every year.
Evan is also the co-founder of The Personal Growth Hall of Fame.
A veteran entrepreneur, Jayson Gaignard is the founder of a top rated business podcast on iTunes, and runs one of the world's most exclusive events for entrepreneurs, Mastermind Talks.
His invite-only event brings together brilliant minds like multiple NYT Best Selling Author Tim Ferriss, fashion titan Marc Ecko, biohacker Dave Asprey, and many more...
His work has been featured by influential publications like Forbes, Life Hacker, and Business Insider.
Today’s Guest is a self-professed tech geek and espresso maniac (a word he does not use lightly) who wholeheartedly believes that business should be fun.
Gavin Zuchlinski is the founder of Acuity Scheduling, the slickest way for businesses to automate and manage their appointments online, allowing clients to schedule themselves. Acuity Scheduling supports over 50,000 businesses of all sizes, from people working for themselves to major corporations with thousands of employees.
Co-founder of BAMF Media, Josh Fechter has evangelized growth for a couple of the fastest growing SaaS companies, including Autopilot (top 10).
Author of three growth hacking books. Josh was awarded Top Quora Writer and Growth Hacker of 2017, and has over 50+ million views on his writing in the last year.
Today’s guest is a Commanding and fearless NFL powerhouse, Shawne Merriman never met a quarterback he couldn’t sack, totalling up 45.5 sacks. Regarded as one of the greatest defensive players in the league’s history, this former first-round draft pick and three-time pro-Bowler and All-Pro linebacker is known as “Lights Out” to the world, a nickname originating from his unmatched power on the field and ability to ignite his teammates while intimidating the opposition.
Expanding his brand off the field with his innovative and thriving “Lights Out” (LightsOutbrand.com) athletic apparel collection, Merriman designed the line for both men and women, “Lights Out” is intended and designed to motivate the consumer toward maximum performance.
Merriman founded the “Lights On Foundation” in an effort to help children and families in need, and he hosts the annual “Lights On” Bowling event to raise money for the cause.
Karen Waksman is an Author, Speaker and Consultant. She has sold millions of consumer products to the world’s largest retailers and now dedicates her time to teaching Entrepreneurs how to market and sell their products to Major Retailers, Online Retailers, Catalogs and Small Retailers, too!
Karen has taught tens of 1000’s of product entrepreneurs and companies across the globe on the subject of selling to retailers. Her goal is to empower and inspire companies to transform their businesses by providing them all of the necessary information they need in order to become chain store vendors.
Most importantly, Karen's clients have utilized the Retail MBA time-tested sales formula to get their products into retailers such as Wal-Mart, Best Buy, Home Depot, Lowes, Kroger Grocery Stores, Bed Bath and Beyond, BuyBuyBaby, Groupon and much, much more!
Bob Burg is the author of a number of books on sales, marketing and influence, with total book sales of well over a million copies.
His book, The Go-Giver, coauthored with John David Mann has sold over half a million copies and it has been translated into 21 languages. It has been reissued in a new, expanded edition with a foreword by Huffington Post founder and publisher, Arianna Huffington.
Bob is an advocate, supporter and defender of the Free Enterprise system, believing that the amount of money one makes is directly proportional to how many people they serve.
You can find out more about him at thegovergiver.com
Meir Kay, is all about spreading positivity through different mediums. You may have seen his viral Facebook videos, which emphasize the importance of being happy and kind to others, but there’s so much more about him!
When he’s not producing or starring in videos, he often run marathons, volunteering, traveling, and giving motivational speeches.
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Jonathan Crawford is an entrepreneur, startup mentor, designer and engineer based in San Francisco. He founded Storenvy.com in 2009 and raised $7m from top Silicon Valley investors (after being admitted to and kicked out of Y Combinator) to make e-commerce accessible and affordable for the world's creative small businesses. After building a team of 30 and a community of over 100,000 merchants, he sold Storenvy in 2016.
Jonathan mentors startups around the world on product, branding, fundraising, leadership, UX, strategy and founder struggles.
Co-founder & CEO of Cerius Executives and Cerius Advisors, Pam Wasley is a serial entrepreneur with multiple decades of knowledge and experience. She has personally sold companies, led a management buyout, and advised hundreds of companies on strategies for growth and higher shareholder value. Pam has served on several private boards and is a highly sought after speaker.
She’s been featured in prestigious publications such as Forbes, Entrepreneur, Fortune, and Bloomberg Businessweek on the topics of mergers and acquisitions, the workforce of the future, and global contingent workforces.
Today’s guest is a Former Marine Officer and F/A-18 fighter pilot (10 years total of military service), Scott Lopez, MBA is an investment banker who helps companies raise crucial capital for growth and expansion. On a daily basis, he works with disruptive tech companies and investors and has deep relationships across the country in numerous innovation eco-systems.
Scott earned his MBA at the Thunderbird School of Graduate Management, is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu world champion, and the single father of two teenage daughters. He is passionate for his home state of New Mexico and his second home, Newport Beach, CA.
Dan Norris is a serial entrepreneur, award-winning content marketer, international speaker and the author of 4 number 1 Amazon best selling business books.
In June 2013 after failing at entrepreneurship for 7 years, he founded wpcurve.com, a worldwide team of WordPress developers, providing unlimited small fixes and support, 24 / 7 for a low monthly fee. After becoming profitable in 23 days, WP Curve grew to a team of 40, 850+ customers and passed an annual run rate of over $1m AUD within 2 years and a year laster was sold to GoDaddy.
With over 65,000 copies sold, Dan’s books have been translated into 13 languages and inspired thousands of people around the world to launch their businesses, with may resulting in 6 and even 7 figure businesses.
Dan is also the co-founder of Black Hops Brewing, a craft beer brewery located on the Gold Coast, Australia. In 2015 Black Hops brewed the world’s first beer for the biggest entertainment franchise on earth, Call of Duty.
Dan is passionate about helping people launch entrepreneurial projects. He has a paid 7 Day Startup group as well as a free Facebook group with over 12,000 members.