In this episode Dennis Brown tells us how he built and sold a 3PL (Third Party Logistics) company that was turning over $80 million in sales by 2016 using LinkedIn selling. We then move on to discuss the struggle of all successful coaches and consultants of what you do when the business starts to grow beyond you. Do you clone yourself? Do you cut back on clients? Are there other solutions? Actually there are! Listen in to find out.
Chris Saavedra is the founder of Saint Agency, an independent talent agency based in Los Angeles, California. He give us an inside look behind the curtain at how Hollywood operates and what it means to be an agent in any industry. The most surprising thing I personally learnt is how much being an actor or model is like running any independent or freelancing business, as the tools Chris teaches us apply in every sector. We discuss the ever growing struggle among independent professionals, especially agents, who essentially run a 24 hour work day, how to black out time so that their significant relationships don’t suffer.
John Lee Dumas is the world famous host of Entrepreneur on Fire Podcast where he has interviewed over two thousand of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs, and currently earns a 7-figure net profit from. He talks to us today about how to decide what to say no to. When so many things come your way, how do you choose what to go with and how do you strike the right work life balance so that you can still enjoy your life even when your business becomes super successful.
Mehak Vohra cracked the code to becoming a social media sensation on three major platforms, and turning her popularity into a full time business. Starting out with YouTube, moving to Quora with hundreds of thousands of views, and most recently hacking virallity on LinkedIn, turning her influencer status into real money. Mehak shares with us her secrets to creating viral content and becoming an influencer, as well as the model for leveraging that to create a business. She also shares with us a very relatable struggle of consistency in business, specifically in regularly posting content and keeping up with your audience when you have a lot of other things going on, even when posting content is what created and builds your primary business. The solution to this dilemma might surprise you.
Yoel Judowitz relates how he has managed to scale a really individual and unique creative energy to a fully functional company, adding 5 figures of revenue monthly just from LinkedIn postings. He also shares with us the relateable struggle of finding balance as your company grows, which led to our discussion on the little recognized topic of work/work balance and the elephant in the room of small business success.