After a 25 year marriage, Rosie Aiello engineered an international escape to save her daughter and herself from domestic violence.
Nearly mentally destroyed, within four years of arriving back in the United States, she reinvented herself since started her own business, and became a speaker, best-selling author and an international awarding-winning entrepreneur.
Sean Douglas is a U.S. Air Force Veteran, Master Resilience Implementer, Professional Speaker, International Radio Show Host, Performance Enhancement Expert, and Author. He inspires and motivates you to “Live Your Brand” so you can grow personally and professionally.
Sean equips people with the tools necessary to live EPIC lives, and leaves people better equipped to manage change effectively. His WHY is he's a suicide survivor, and shares his powerful testimony globally.
Izabela Lundberg is an International Coach, Consultant, Author, and Speaker that is recognized as a Top Transformational and High Impact Leader that delivers exceptional results to her diverse clients and audience.
Izabela enjoys a dynamic worldview after living in six countries, speaking six languages, traveling to over 40 countries, and working with diverse teams from over 80 countries.
She is #1 International Bestselling author, and her book The World Messenger is highly respected by academics, athletes and business leaders worldwide.
In the past two years we've done some amazing things together but as I've changed and grown, this podcast has changed and grown.
In the past 2 years I've:
-Released 351 Podcast Episodes; Interviewing Pro Athletes, Musicians, billionaires and well-known entrepreneurs.
-Been featured on 100+ podcasts
-Been featured on Television
-Written 37 articles
-Been featured in 44 pieces of press
-Written 80+ blog posts
-Been named a Top Influencer for 2017 by Influencive
-Been named a top Millennial Influencer for 2018 by BuzzFeed
-Been named a top podcast to follow by CIO
-Grown from 180 to 45k followers on Twitter (Verified)
-Grown from 200 to 28k followers on Instagram
-Grown from 500 to 38k Followers on Facebook
Let's scale to the next level in 2018 and go for the ride together...
Chef Fabio Viviani has harbored a passion for food since his childhood growing up in Florence, Italy. Between training in Italian and Mediterranean cuisine at the top hospitality schools and working with culinary luminaries, Viviani also owned and operated several concepts by the time he was 27 including two nightclubs and five restaurants in Florence.
Teaming up with one of Chicago’s restaurant consulting group, Dine|Amic, Viviani opened Siena Tavern in Chicago in 2013 and the following year he opened Mercato by Fabio Viviani, a quick-service Italian concept with branches in Chicago and San Diego. In 2015, Viviani continued to make a name for himself in Chicago by opening Bar Siena and Prime & Provisions. In 2016, he expanded to the LAX Delta terminal with the opening of Osteria by Fabio Viviani while opening additional Mercato by Fabio locations in Tempe, Phoenix, Cleveland, and Benton Harbor. In 2017, Fabio opened the Press Room in Detroit hot on the heels of his February opening of Portico by Fabio Viviani in New York’s del Lago Resort & Casino.
Looking ahead to 2018, Viviani plans to open restaurants in Tampa, Detroit, Washington D.C. and Oklahoma City.
Best known for his television debut on Bravo’s hit series Top Chef—earning the “Fan Favorite” title. He is a recurring guest on national television shows such as Good Morning America, The Rachael Ray Show, The Chew, and countless Food Network Shows such as Cutthroat Kitchen: All-Star Tournament, which he won. In February 2017, he also released “Fabio’s Kitchen,” a 52-episode cooking show hosted on YouTube.
Jeff Loehr is CEO and co-founder of Engage, a company that helps individuals and companies excel through telling their brand story.
Prior to founding Engage Jeff was a strategy consultant who worked with companies in over three dozen countries. It was this experience that led him to realize the importance of clear communication in designing, selling and implementing good strategy.
Jeff has helped hundreds of executives and entrepreneurs achieve their growth and transformation goals by honing their stories to communicate clearly.
In 1985, Mitch co-founded Timeslips Corp, which grew to become the largest time tracking Software Company in the world. In 1994, Timeslips Corp was sold to Sage, plc. While at Sage, Mitch went on to run all of Sage U.S. as Chief Operating Officer, a division with 300 people with a market cap in excess of $100M.
Mitch joined long time friend Chet Holmes and Tony Robbins and together created Business Breakthroughs, Int'l, a company serving thousands of businesses a year with coaching, consulting and training services. Mitch was the President and CEO.
In 2015, Mitch published “The Invisible Organization” which is the CEO’s guide to transitioning a traditional brick and mortar company into a fully virtual organization.
Today, Mitch helps clients by showing them new sources of revenue and business strategy that works fast, along with sharing his rolodex of interesting people with his new podcast: Your First Thousand Clients.
Since 1997, Darren Veerapa has generated over $1.9B in sales for 1000+ businesses and individuals. He specialises in lead generation using LinkedIn and other methods, on and off social media.
Commissioned by the government, his research division has recently reviewed 300+ digital marketing expert in terms of the effectiveness of their strategies.
You can find more about him at www.longhoursatwork.com
Jason Daniels is a business owner residing in Germantown, Tennessee, a suburb of Memphis.
For 6 years he has been President of Titans Electrical, Inc. and in 2017 he founded Titans Success Academy, a coaching program established to help young business owners implement accountability and structure as they grow.
Jason is also co-founder of Home of The Hustle, a network that provides scheduled content across the Facebook Live platform
You can find out more about him at titansuccessacademy.com
Sharon Wyeth is an internationally acclaimed Neimologist and award-winning author who specializes in guiding people towards more purposeful lives and meaningful social interactions in their business and interpersonal relationships.
Wyeth is a frequent featured guest in both the national and international media. She is presently working on her third book, which is part of a trilogy. This includes her best-selling book, which has won an award for excellence in writing, "Know the Name; Know the Person". Wyeth is the founder and creator of Neimology® Science, the ability to know an individual’s personality traits by utilizing the letters in their name. Wyeth developed the science of Neimology over an 18 year period and continues to refine it yearly.
Her work has been tested and shared in over seventy-two countries across six continents, where she has conducted research, and given seminars, including China, Germany, Japan, India, Russia and Australia. Wyeth is a highly sought-after consultant who applies her knowledge of multiple modalities in her work with governments, organizations, and businesses.
Matt Aitchison is a millennial real estate investor, wealth mentor, speaker and philanthropist. After graduating from UC Santa Barbara, he has founded and participated in many business ventures within the real estate and construction industries. He Co-Founded and developed The Aitchison & Adams Real Estate Team, which sold 500+ units and over $250+ million in sales volume in just 5 years ago.
A&A was ranked in the Wall Street Journal Top 1000 for real estate teams nationwide 2 years in a row. Matt also owns Vault Investment Properties; an investment group that has rehabbed and developed over 150+ properties, along with a 7 figure real estate rental portfolio. He is passionate about building wealth and teaches around the country on various investing strategies to help other aspiring investors achieve a life of financial freedom through the vehicle of real estate.
Our guest is the founder and CEO of the LEADx Academy [pronounced “LEED X”], an online learning company with a mission to provide free world-class leadership training and professional development to everyone, everywhere at any time.
His previous startups have won both the “Inc 500” award for fast growth and a “Best Place to Work” award for employee culture. He is also the host of the The LEADx Podcast and is a New York Times bestselling author of six books including 15 Secrets Successful People Know About Time Management.
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.
In This Episode:
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.