Jake Sussman studied law in Harvard and was all set for his career as a lawyer in one of the big law firms when he discovered that he could use artificial intelligence to solve one of the biggest pain points for lawyers, and make a lot of money at the same time. This revelation lead to his start-up, Evisort, a company that uses artificial intelligence to extract key data and legal terms from contracts.
In this episode, Jake takes us on a guided tour of business contracts including how and when to set them up, the key business and legal terms and the importance of filing and storing your contracts. He also shares his struggle of bringing his team from five employees to thirty in the past year, and the solutions he came up with to improve and speed up the onboarding process.
Isaac Deutsch is the co-founder and CEO of WaiveCar, a ride sharing company offering free use of a fleet of electric cars, each with an LCD display on top for advertising. Isaac comes from the real estate world where he worked on both commercial and residential projects. He took that passion and molded into a new kind of business.
Isaac describes the brainstorm behind WaiveCar, what’s it like to be on Shark Tank and get a deal! as well as gives us a window into the tech startup world, which is fascinatingly different than the small business world not only in the day to day, but the entire business model.
Mary shores is an award winning author, speaker and entrepreneur. As the CEO for the collections agency she founded 24 years ago, Mary had an epiphany that developed into the current Conscious Communications system and book, involving eliminating negative words from conversations. This transformed her collections work (as it’s always uncomfortable calling people for money) and now helps individuals utilize this tool to create the life they always wanted.
In this episode we talk about how just researching Mary’s story and system already changed my life and earned me money (a few thousand dollars overnight, to be exact) when I implemented one of her tools. Mary also shares with us a very relatable struggle of reinventing herself and the bumps along the journey to a new personal vs. company branding.
Brian Wallace is the Founder and President of NowSourcing, the #1 infographic agency in the USA and works with a clientele ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies like Adobe, Google and Twitter.
In this episode we talk to Brian about how he was able to take something so super niche – infographics – and explode it to have clients across the spectrum of every industry and business type, as well as his current struggle having just returned from the SXSW conference with an explosion of new business, and not quite enough staff on hand to manage it.
Bonus segment of geek speak and Brian’s predictions for the future state of business over the next 5 years, including AI, chatbots, cryptocurrency, AR/VR and more!
Today we hear about Ashley’s amazing journey from herding chickens out in rural Arkansas to running an international publicity agency out of Malibu, California. Ashley is not only proof that if you dream it, you can live it, but her company, Appleseed Communications helps hundreds of women live their dreams by supercharging their business through publicity, while also supporting female entrepreneurs in developing countries 1:1 for every client helped.
Ashley talks about her struggle with her growing popularity – how can she be available for potential new leads without compromising her time, and maximize the time she does spend on lead generation.