111: How Much Money Do You Need to Start a Business? [Podcast]

It is less than you think

How Much Money Do You Need to Start a Business? The typical thinking is that $100,000 is needed to start a business. But in reality, the typical startup spends significantly less. In this episode we will explore ideas to get your business started with little or no investment. Money Plan to Start a Business It […]

110: How to Overcome the Four Obstacles Keeping You from Starting Your Own Business [Podcast]

There are four obstacles keeping you from starting your own business. In all my coaching of business startups, these four continue to show up keeping would be business owners from starting their own business. Today I will examine the fours issues – and in the next few weeks I will provide you with the common […]

109: Four Steps in Starting a Business with Debra Mastic [Podcast]

And how Debra applied the steps to create a business in a few months

Today I cover the four steps in starting a business. But, I am excited to be sharing these steps along with Debra Mastic – who took these steps to create her business and leave her day job in just a few months time. This is so critical. So many times we listen to people tell us […]

108: Do I Need Another Degree to Change Careers? [Podcast]

How to Avoid Bad Advice About College

Do you need another degree to start a new career? Most of the time we assume the answer is yes – of course. As a result, colleges are making a fortune from career changers. (Which is good for us!) But before you jump in and sign up for a new degree program or new training, […]

107: Finding Your Path and Doing What You Love [Podcast]

Interview with Jeff Brown of Read to Lead

How can you go about finding your path and doing what you love? Perhaps it is not by working harder, but instead you should do what you love even if you see no path to money. In 18 Minutes  author Peter Bregman explains that we often find something new when we stop looking so hard. Think […]

106: Being Lean in Your Business [Podcast]

How to get started and grow fast without spending cash

Lean Startup is a term I hear often. Recently, I was asked to talk about Lean Startups to a corporate group, followed by being asked to speak to a high school class on the same subject. So I wanted to share with you. Lean startups is about about starting or growing a company without going […]

105: Just Help People [Podcast]

And other of my take-aways from Tribe Conference

I spent the last few days at the Tribe Conference. It was great to hangout with old friends and meet new friends. While the conference was about entrepreneurship and information marketing, I took away things more about life. The speakers and the side conversations really changed my view on some issues –  and I want […]

104: Validating Your Business Idea [PODCAST]

How to find out if you have a good (profitable) idea for your business

There are ideas, and then there are opportunities. How do you find out if your business idea is a true winning opportunity or a dud? In this podcast Anthony Witt and I help you find ways to validate your business idea, connect passion to profits, and find significance along with revenue. Click to Listen Check […]

103: How to Find Your Passion and Your Why [Podcast]

Your passion will lead you to your business idea

To succeed in business you need do something you love –  you need to find your passion. It is the driving factor or “WHY” of your work. But, finding your passion is something that many find hard to do. Today, Anthony Witt and I, do the second in our series on getting started in your […]

102: Finding Your Why with Anthony Witt [Podcast]

Why entrepreneurs need a powerful why to survive!

Why do you want to be an entrepreneur? Sounds like a silly question, but finding your why can be a big part of your long term success. Your why will get you through the rough days, teach you when to say yes and when to say no, and will keep you laser focused on serving […]