Entries by Thor Conklin

Why Profit Comes FIRST | Mike Michalowicz | Part 1 of 3 | Episode #484

By his 35th birthday MIKE MICHALOWICZ (pronounced mi-‘kal-o-wits) had founded and sold two multi-million dollar companies. Confident that he had the formula to success, he became an angel investor…and proceeded to lose his entire fortune. Then he started all over again, driven to find better ways to grow healthy, strong companies. Among other innovative strategies, Mike created the “Profit[...]

5 Tips for College Grads Seeking to Be an Entrepreneur| Aaron Bird | Part 3 of 3 | Episode #483

Aaron Bird is the full-stack CEO and Night Janitor at Bizible, a venture-backed startup that makes marketing measurement and reporting software for B2B companies. He holds an MBA from Pepperdine University and a B.S. in Computer Science from UCSB. Previously, Aaron worked at Microsoft on Bing Ads.   Connect with Aaron: Website: https://www.bizible.com Email: aaron@bizible.com   PEAK PERFORMANCE NATION A[...]

Why the Hub & Spoke Business Model Isn’t Sustainable for Your Company | Lori Winters | Part 1 of 2 | Episode #479

Lori Winters is the founder of Thread HCM (formerly Choice Payroll, Inc.) which provides mid-sized businesses a strategic partnership of managed services for HR and payroll functions. Her passion for the industry and desire to change the way companies function fuel her every move. As an Engineering Graduate from Georgia Tech, Lori is always looking at how to rework[...]

How to Figure Out What Your Clients Actually Want | Amanda Creger | Part 2 of 3 | Episode #474

As director of strategy at Modo Modo Agency, Amanda has worked on every major client the agency has had in the last 8 years. She’s managed them, researched them, coached them, helped them, served them and acted alongside them. She has over 15 years experience in the trenches and in the boardroom with clients, having worked on every conceivable type[...]

Why Stage Fright Is GOOD for Public Speaking | Joe Williams | Part 2 of 3 | Episode #469

Joe Williams is an internationally-known speaker, strategic expert, and consultant who has spoken to tens of thousands of people around the world. Through his personal experience as an entrepreneur and as a top performing salesperson, Joe has developed a worldwide reputation for his ability to electrify audiences and move them to action. As Founder of the Creative Performance Group,[...]

Weird Wins: How to Find Your Yellow Tux | Jesse Cole | Part 1 of 3 | Episode #464

Jesse is the Owner of Fans First Entertainment, who owns and operates the Savannah Bananas and the Gastonia Grizzlies.  The teams have welcomed more than 1 million fans to their ballparks and have been featured on MSNBC, CNN, and ESPN. Cole’s teams have been awarded Organization of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, Business of the Year and have[...]