Life Hacks for Entrepreneurs Podcast | Where entrepreneurs make more and work less.
By DAVID UBEDA
Life Hacks for Entrepreneurs Podcast | Where entrepreneurs make more and work less. Feb 14, 2019
Ep.50: Tim Leon | President at Geile/Leon a brand-driven strategic marketing firm.
In episode 50, we catch up with Tim Leon, President of Geile/Leon a brand-driven strategic marketing firm located in St. Louis. According to Tim, "every relationship starts with a brand." Whether it’s introducing a new brand, redirecting a changing brand or putting a new coat of paint on an established brand, it starts with what your brand currently means to people and discovers what it could mean to them. It’s what brand-driven strategic marketing is all about: Positioning your brand through our Dynamic Branding Process and meaningfully communicating that position to consumers.
To speak with Tim go here.
Special thanks to our episode sponsor MRDEU Global Media.
Ep.49: Dave Myers | CEO at Digital Broiler
Dave Myers has been in the IT industry since 1990 specializing in software development, website design with conversion architecture, content marketing, social media marketing, local SEO, and backlink building for companies like Best Buy.
"I have learned over the years that it is better to utilize organic placement on Google for the long term, and that should be the number one goal, every business owner should have," according to Dave.
For more information on the Digital Broiler SEO Sales Funnel strategy go here.
To book a call with Dave go here.
Special thanks to our podcast sponsor MRDEU Global Media.
Ep.48: Anthony Brown | CEO at Real Estate Interactive Global Network (REIGNlist).
Anthony has 40+ years of experience as an award-winning Real Estate broker/owner, developer, appraiser, new home consultant, and the Reignlist creator.
Reignlist was built out of necessity. ReignList founders recognized a gap in the online real estate search industry from a customer and professional point of view and developed technology to address this need for millions.
For more information on the Reignlist platform, go here.
To book a call with Anthony brown, go here.
Special Thanks to our Podcast sponsor MRDEU Global Media.
Ep.47: Aco Alvarez | CEO, The Mice Groups
In episode 47, we catch up with Aco Alvarez, CEO of The Mice Groups. Aco and his business partner started the Mice Groups in a small one desk office that has grown to generate millions in revenue every year.
The Mice Groups human-first approach continues to set them apart in the HR space and has positioned them as the go-to staffing agency for PayPal, Wells Fargo, VW Group, Williams Sonoma, and many more.
For more info on the Mice Groups go here.
Special thanks to our sponsor MRDEU Global Media.
Ep. 46: Patrick Ryan | CEO, Eureka Performance Training
In episode 46 we catch up with Patrick Ryan, CEO and President of Eureka Performance Training and the creator of the Conversation Flow method.
Patrick is a Certified Sales Coach with Leverage Sales Coaching© a Certified Practitioner of Market Force’s Survival Instincts© program and the innovator and designer of the Solutions to the TOP 4 Sins of a Salesperson.
When it comes to improving your SALES there’s nobody in the world who can get you better results. That’s 100% certain, no doubt about it – with clients to prove it resulting in as much as 258% annual sales growth!
He loves to talk sales results and especially love’s seeing the sales growth of the organizations he coaches.
So, if you want to INCREASE SALES, you owe it to yourself to reach out. It will end up being very productive – you can connect on any of the below contact details.
For more info on Eureka performance go here.
Special thanks to our sponsor MRDEU Global Media.
Ep. 45: Sophie Chiche | Founder of the BeCurrent Movement.
BeCurrent is a simple, proven, step-by-step process that moves you from point a to point b, towards all the things that matter to you.
According to Sophie, "at BeCurrent we’re not just obsessed with time passing, but it passing meaningfully.
Sophie's mission is help people go to bed with certainty that they spent their time well that day because days well spent add up to a life well spent.
The BeCurrent method may look like just another productivity tool, but don’t be fooled. it’s not. It’s a path to get you to where you want to go.
"It lights us up to think that if your 12 year-old self met your 93 year-old self, he’d be able to look him in the eye and say: “yes, I like how you spent our time. you did well,” says Sophie.
For more information on Sophie Chiche and the BeCurrent method go to www.becurrenttoday.com
Special thanks to our sponsor MRDEU Global Media.
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Ep. 44: Adam Berke | Former President/CMO of AdRoll, Entrepreneur, Surf Rider.
In episode 44, we catch up with Adam Berke former President/CMO of AdRoll. At AdRoll, he helped build the company brick by brick from $0 to over $350M in annual revenue and over 700 employees.
Adam, played a variety of roles as needed from being hands on to building teams in product, sales, account management, and marketing.
Currently, Adam is the co-founder and CEO of WorkPatterns. WorkPatterns is helping to make operational best practices automatic by providing a system for one-on-ones and small group meetings.
Adam does a bit of angel investing where he has a strong “vibe” with the founder(s) and thinks he can add value beyond an investment.
To recharge, Adam spends as much time as possible in the water, either surfing or kiteboarding.
For more info go to www.workpatterns.com
Special thanks to our episode sponsor: www.mrdeu.com.
Ep. 43: Collin Mitchell | Host of Sales Hustle 🔥 Sales Leader 🚀 4X Founder 💪 Managed Podcasts @Salescast.co 🎥
In episode 43 we catch up with serial entrepreneur and the host of the Sales Hustle podcast, Collin Mitchell. Collin and his wife started their first company out of our 1 bedroom apartment and grew it to $5 million in 26 months. Collin's story of "government cheese and food stamps" and leveraging Entrepreneurship to afford shoes will inspire you stop making excuses and take action. Today, Collin is the Founder and Chief Revenue Officer at Monster VoIP, leading a team of passionate agents who want to make a difference and build real, sustainable financial freedom that allows them to live better lives. Collin, his wife, and three amazing young kids live in California. For more information go to" https://monstervoip.com . . Special thanks to our sponsor: MRDEU Global Media.
Ep.42: Eileen Robertson Hamra | Owner at Fit Together and Author of "Time To Fly."
In Episode 42, we sit down with Eileen Roberton Hamra. Owner of Fit Together and the Author of, "TIme To Fly."
Eileen could have never imagined how her life would change in the course of one wintery night. Authorities confirmed that the plane her husband was piloting on his way home to celebrate Christmas with the family had crashed, and he had not survived. With three young children and an entire lifetime ahead of her, Eileen’s journey through the valleys of grief and the peaks of hope brought her to a place that is nothing short of miraculous.
Author, speaker, yogi, and philanthropist, Eileen Robertson Hamra, shares her experiences in her first book, Time to Fly, available now through City Point Press and Simon and Schuster. Along the way Eileen discovered that keeping promises to those that have left this world is a lifelong act, and honoring one love does not mean foregoing the freedom and love that is found in reopening your heart, trusting in new love and expanding your definition of family.
You can buy "Time To Fly" by Eilieen Robertson Hamra here or wherever book are sold.
For more information visit: www.eileenrobertsonhamra.com
In honor of Brian Robertson, The Life Hacks for Entrepreneurs podcast will be making a donation to the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (Chicago Chapter). We encourage each of our listeners to support the next generation of entrepreneurs as well. Donate here.
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Ep.41: Keith Cistrunk | Pastor. Musician. YouTuber.
In episode 41, we catch up with Pastor Keith Cistrunk. Since 1993, Keith has been a trusted counselor to many including CEO's, Executives, Professional Athletes, and Musicians.
He currently serves as the Member Care Pastor at Grace Church in Humble, TX, making home and hospital visits, and assisting with weddings, funerals and counseling. He’s also served as a deacon and director of music for several different ministries. One of his greatest joys is offering biblical insight on our identity in Christ and how to spiritually navigate through unpredictable twists and turns of life. Keith resides in Houston, TX and is joyfully married to his beautiful wife Dana. They have four wonderful children; Monica, Marcus, Travis and Kayla.
SUBSCRIBE to Keith Cistrunk's YouTube channel here: www.youtube.com/keithcistrunk
Ep. 40: Eddie Torres | Award Winning Film Composer. Grammy Voting Member. Music Producer.
In episode 40, we catch up with Award Winning Film Composer, Grammy Voting Member, and Music Producer, Eddie Torres. Eddie's compositions have been recognized in Amsterdam, London and in South Europe (Spain) - winning Best Original Score awards. Eddie has also received Film nominations for Best Original Score in Italy, Spain and in New York. Eddie’s vote counts for both the Grammy and Latin Grammys in four categories – no small feat considering The Recording Academy demands an impressive list of commercial credits to be accepted as a member. He was also a board member for the Academy’s Chicago chapter (Gospel Task Force Committee). Expanding on his success in music for film and other projects, Eddie has composed music for TV shows such as Murder For Hire (Oxygen), Long Lost Family (TLC) License To Kill and Super Nanny (Life Time), but has also produced artists such American Idol Devin Velez. Eddie recently signed to new feature film Life Ain’t Like The Movies releasing 2021. Eddie has also produced TV jingles for Telemundo Chicago, Del Ray Farms and TCF Bank. His original music score can also be heard on a documentary Self Serve included Hollywood actors such as Oscar nominated actress Sally Kirkland, creator of Final Destination Jeffery Reddick. Eddie’s voice is heard through his character Apple Peace, a 3D animation (The Fruit Gang) titled You Are Special on Amazon and also served as senior sound producer. It began on the streets of Chicago’s Wrigleyville neighborhood. Eddie was nine years old when his father put a $26 guitar in his hands. Ever after, he considered himself a musician. By age 11, he was playing multiple instruments. In his teens, he lined up gigs for his band: concerts, corporate events, weddings and fundraisers. In between parking cars for Cubs fans and performing, he began using second-hand recording equipment to piece together his own music. By his twenties, Eddie worked a full-time job started a family and produced music from his studio in Chicago at night. The round-the-clock demands took a toll so he chose his passion for making music, opening Rushing Wind Productions in 2002. After relocating to Chicago’s west suburbs, he constructed an acoustically-sound, stylish 1,000-square-foot home studio in 2007. One look around Eddie’s studio tells a story: Walls are papered with endearing notes praising Eddie’s professionalism, tireless work ethic and musical imagination. Eddie’s work spans the globe. From Jersey shore musicians to directing a live church band in Peru to recording projects from Brazil, Israel, Puerto Rico, Georgia and India, collaborators trust Eddie’s agility to embrace the cultural undertones inherent in a creative theme. Eddie’s deep faith and talent for dramatic musical effect has connected him with many Chicago-area churches from small congregations to mega-churches. Among his many Christian music credits, he served as music director in some of them and producing some church projects. Eddie lives with his beautiful wife of over 30 years Juanita and has two kids and one grandson. Joshua, Alexa and grandson Logan. What is one of Eddie’s most memorable projects? Co-writing and producing the original track Never Forgotten with his daughter, Alexa which available on iTunes. The song, with bright overtones of ukulele/reggae/pop, was inspired by the memory of people loved and lost. For more information go to: www.eddietorresmusic.com.
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Ep.39: Terrance Hutchinson | CEO/Founder of Best Lifestyle Fitness and Nutrition
In this episode we catch up with CEO/Founder of Best Lifestyle Fitness and Nutrition, Terrance Hutchinson. Terrance Hutchinson is the owner of Your Best Lifestyles Fitness and Nutrition. He is a certified health and wellness specialist that reversed type 2 diabetes within a few months with purposeful exercise, proper nutrition, stress management, and more. Through these principles, he was able to reclaim his health and increase his quality of life. Now its your turn. He has been providing health and fitness instruction over the last 12 years throughout the Georgia, Carolina, Florida, and New York area. He also has online fitness programs with clients in Germany and Australia. Terrance is a Certified Fitness & Nutrition Specialist, Exercise Therapist, and a Certified Corporate Wellness Consultant. Terrance’s company is currently in partnership negotiations with local Physical Therapist and Chiropractors to help bring their patients for a more well rounded recovery experience.
For more info visit: www.yourbestlifestyles.com
Ep.38: Nicole Hajdu | R.E. Broker, Forbes Top 500 List
In Episode 38 we catch up with Nicole Hajdu Real Estate Broker. Nicole Hajdu may have been in the real estate industry for 10 years, but she still has the determination and hustle of someone just starting in the business. It takes true growth, resilience, instinct and tenacity to make it in this business, and Hajdu has them in spades. “I’m always seeking opportunities to move forward and grow my business,” she says.
Hajdu works with sellers, investors and buyers within Chicago and the surrounding suburbs, in addition to recruiting and training new hires. Influenced by her entrepreneurial parents and her father’s ability to further support his family through real estate investment, Hajdu got her license in the early 2000s after shifting from a job as an account executive in corporate advertising and TV production to one at a startup residential remodeling company. “It was the perfect mix of expertise,” she says. “It was the perfect opportunity to set myself apart from the competition and make a difference for my clients and [have] the opportunity to make that same difference for my family that my father made for his.”
Since then, Hajdu’s earned a reputation as a top producer in Chicago, earning recognition from her employers in 2011, 2013 and 2014 for her sales numbers, as well as the 2016 Top Producer award from the Chicago Association of Realtors. Hajdu attributes her success to her extensive knowledge, the level of personalized prep work she does for everyone she works with, and her attentiveness to her clients’ needs. During the past year, Hajdu doubled her business, and now says 90 percent of the people she works with are referrals and repeat clients. “This shows the importance of setting yourself apart and being seen as the go-to for real estate,” she says.
Hajdu is a member of the Chicago Association of Realtors, the Illinois Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors, and has several designations including ABR, CNE, BPO, SFR, GRI and ePro. When she’s not working, she loves reading, horseback riding, seeking adventure and traveling with her family.
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Ep. 37: Marian Esanu | 7 figure entrepreneur & 2 Comma Club Member | High Ticket Acquisition Expert
Ep. 36: Renee Burwell | Sexologist & CEO, Pandora's Awakening.
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In episode 36, we chat with Renée Burwell, LCSW, MPA, CST. She is a skilled psychotherapist and educator with specializations in sex therapy and trauma. Her practice, Pandora's Awakening, offers services and educational outreach that help destigmatize mental and sexual health services.
She is a skilled facilitator offering trainings and workshops to healthcare and social services professionals on mental health, sexual health, and reproductive justice.
In addition to her role as CEO, Pandora's Awakening, she is also the executive director of the Tennessee Alliance of Sexual Health, AASECT’s Mid-Continent Representative, an active member of the Association of Black Sexologist, and is a writer and educator for various mediums including Bedroom Kandi and CNN.
She holds a Bachelor’s of Arts in Psychology from Spelman College, a Master of Social Work and Master of Public Administration from the University of Southern California, a Post Graduate Certificate in Sex Therapy and Education from the University of Michigan, and is AASECT certified as a sex therapist.
For more information visit: pandorasawakening.com
*Mature Content Warning: This episode contains content of an adult nature. If you are easily offended or are under the age of 18, please exit now.*
Special thanks to you our global listeners and our corporate sponsor MRDEU Global Media for making this episode possible.
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Ep.35: Carlos Reyes | CEO National Cash Offer
In Episode 35 we catch up with Carlos Reyes, CEO of National Cash Offer.
Carlos came to the country illegally as a little boy. He was also raised by a single mom. His mom worked 2 jobs both paying $8.25 an hour to raise 3 kids. He later became a US citizen, thanks to his mother’s effort. He then decided to quit a 14 year corporate job in 2016 to pursue the dream of building his own Real Estate investment company. With the help of his partner Sal Shakir, the company has scaled quickly to be a real estate powerhouse operating in 15 states. Carlos and his business partner were also able to create 26 other businesses in the past 4 years in various fields. Medical, tech recycling and international import export industries just to name a few. Carlos presently resides in Glendale, Arizona with his wife and 2 children. Carlos and his family are now truly living the American Dream.
For more information: officialcarlosreyes.com
*Special thanks to our sponsor, MRDEU Global Media. (www.mrdeu.com)
Ep.34: Dan Caramanico | Sales Optimization Expert & Entrepreneur
Here are a few life hacks you'll find in this episode:
1. How to communicate authentically on a sales call.
2. How to easily discuss money during a sales call.
3. How to re-frame limiting beliefs prior to a sales call.
...and much more.
For more information visit www.caramanico.com
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Ep.33: Tifane Falvey | Life Coach & Entrepreneur
In episode 33, we catch up with life coach & entrepreneur, Tifane Falvey (the soul surgeon).
Tifane is best known for her ability to control "mind chatter" to let go of your problems and reach towards your goals, dreams and desires.
In this episode we discuss,
1. Knowing your expertise as an entrepreneur.
2. The art of manifestation.
3. How to become “ready” to receive what you are believing for.
For more information visit: www.soulwhiskyclub.com
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Ep.32: Adam Torres | Best Selling Author, International Speaker, Entrepreneur
In this episode, Adam shares his journey starting his career in finance at the young age of 16.
Adam also breaks down the science behind achieving your goals in business and the secret behind commanding more money for your time in the market place.
Adam has worked with over 1,000 businesses and is the host of the popular Money Matters Top Tips podcast.
For more information on Adam Torres visit @askadamtorres on Instagram.
*For more information on today's sponsor visit: www.davidubeda.com
Ep.31: Joe Williams | Entrepreneur, Author, Speaking Coach
.In Episode 31, we catch up with Joe Williams, Tony Robins #1 trainer for over 15 years.
In this interview, Joe gives us insight on what it was like to work with Tony for so many years and then we dive into some of his game changing strategies for neutralizing the "scarcity" mindset, improving focus and how to immediately improve your effectiveness as a speaker.
For more information visit: www.joewilliamsonline.com
Ep. 26: Brandon Hendrickson | IFBB PRO Champion & Entrepreneur
In episode 26 we catch up with IFBB PRO Champion, Trainer & Entrepreneur, Brandon Hendrickson.
We talk about his journey as a professional bodybuilder and the mindset needed to win the sports most prestigious titles, The Arnold Classic (2016) & The Mr. Olympia (2018) and more.
Ep30: Elizabeth Koraca | Career Coach & Television Contributor
In Episode 30, we catch up with Elizabeth Koraca an Executive Coach & Career Strategist and former Reuters TV anchor who trains, coaches and strategizes to help people boost job performance, excel in their careers, and find their voice as a leader. Elizabeth has been feature on CNN, Fox News, and IHeart Radio and on this episode of the Life Hacks for Entrepreneurs podcast we talk about the challenges she faced and overcame to become a Reuters TV anchor and how her journey prepared her to become an industry leading career coach and television contributor.
For more information on working with Elizabeth go to: www.elizabethkoraca.com
**Special thanks to our episode sponsor Innovative Network Solutions. Visit www.ins-network.com today.*
Ep. 29: Mikyle Jessen | CEO, National Corporate Credit
In Episode 29, we chat with Mikyle Jessen, CEO of National Corporate Credit.
I really enjoyed picking Mikyle’s 28 year old brain during this episode. Now don’t let his age fool you, National Corporate Credit has worked with and funded over 2,000 businesses in the last 3 years alone.
Two things really stood out to me from this episode.
1. Mikyle’s old school approach to building relationships and
2. his daily routine to prepare him each day.
Enjoy the show!
*Special Thanks to our sponsor Innovative Network Solutions. For more information go to www.ins-network.com
Ep. 28: Patrick Wind | Facebook & Social Media Ads Expert, Entrepreneur
Ep. 27: Dr. Ray & Jean | Couples Synergy Experts, Founders Light House Emotional Wellness Center
In episode 27, we chat with Dr. Ray and Jean Kadkhodaian Couples Synergy Experts and Founders of the Lighthouse Emotional Wellness Center. Over the past 20 years, they've worked with thousands of couples creating their signature program called, Couples Synergy. The success of Couples Synergy led to the growth and development of another breakthrough approach for working with families, called Family Synergy Therapy. Dr. Ray and Jean were married on February 14th 1998. They met while working in a community mental health setting and both attended Roosevelt University for their master’s degree in Clinical Psychology. Dr Ray obtained his doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University. Dr. Ray and Jean are co-authors of the book, Good Boundaries Great Relationships, have spoken to a multitude of audiences, and record their own podcast called Couples Synergy. They are avid travelers, having backpacked and scuba dived in 5 countries. They enjoy motorcycling together, creating artwork together and are big foodies. They often travel to see their sons and daughter in law who live in Washington DC and Texas. For more information about them, you can find them online at, LighthouseEmotionalWellness.com, and on Facebook, at Couples Synergy with Dr Ray and Jean.
Ep. 25: Melissa Richelle | Comedian & Entrepreneur
Ep. 24: Derek Lott | Author, Speaker, Business Mentor
Derek has mentored over 100+ over a 30 year career. You're going to find his perspective refreshing and funny.
Ep. 23: Eric Harrison | Author, Speaker, and Entrepreneur
In episode 23, we chat with best selling author, speaker & entrepreneur Eric Harrison. I really enjoyed this episode as we dive into the psychology behind handling life's unexpected twists.
Ep. 22: Isaac Rosenbaum | Human Connectedness Expert, TedX Speaker & Author
In episode 22, we chat with 18 year old Human Connectedness Expert, TedX Speaker & Author Isaac Rosenbaum. Isaac’s mission of ending human trafficking, teen suicide and depression has lead him to share a message of hope on two TedX stages.
Ep 21: Frank Montro | R.E. Broker, Entrepreneur, Mind Set Guru
Ep. 20: Ricardo Rodriguez & Matthew Mesick | R.E. Investors & Profits Over Wages Podcast Host
Ep. 19: Kinga Korpacz | Award Winning R.E. Broker & Entrepreneur
Ep. 18: Robert Renteria | Award Winning Author, Speaker, Consultant & Civil Rights Activist
Ep. 17: The Credit Doctor CEO @ Shady Credit, Inc.
Ep.16: Linda Bytyqi | The Queen Of Real Estate
In this inspiring episode, Linda Bytyqi, the queen of real estate, shares her story of how she went from war torn Kosovo to owning several businesses and controlling over $6 million in real estate by the age of 24.
For more information: https://lindabytyqi.com/
Special thanks to our episode sponsor: www.davidubeda.com
Ep. 15: James Corbett | CEO @ First Responders Live
Ep. 14: Michele Kelly | Corporate Storyteller, Entrepreneur @K&L Storytellers
Michele Kelly, shares marketing strategies to make your company unforgettable in the market place.