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PYP MVPs 2016 — Highlight Reel

Kick Off! “The best professionals I’ve ever met are always improving. They are never stuck in one place.” Claudio Toyoma, PYP #62 The PYP MVPs 2016 share their best insights in today’s special “best of” highlight reel episode. The end of one year and the beginning of a new one is always a great time…

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Jo Miller Leads and Speaks from the Heart

Kick Off! Jo Miller is Founding Editor of BeLeaderly.com, CEO of Women’s Leadership Coaching, Inc., and the creator of the Women’s Leadership Coaching® system, a roadmap for women who want to break into leadership positions in business. Used successfully by thousands of women worldwide, the system identifies the key steps women must take to advance…

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Dave Sanderson Proves How Much Moments Matter

Kick Off! Dave Sanderson is an inspirational survivor, speaker, and author. When US Airways Flight 1549, or “The Miracle on the Hudson,” ditched into the Hudson River on January 15, 2009, Dave Sanderson knew he was exactly where he was supposed to be. The last passenger off the back of the plane on that fateful…

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Nate Osborn Builds His Championship Season One Book at a Time

Kick Off! Nate Osborn specializes in real estate law, but he also frequently helps entrepreneurs and small business owners with various legal issues including business formation, contracts, and disputes. When Nate isn’t practicing law, he’s writing books specifically tailored to the interests of boys like his own, ages 5-12. Sure, being an attorney can be…

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Nellie Akalp Is in It to Win It Again

Kick Off! Nellie Akalp is a serial entrepreneur, small business advocate, speaker and author. Through the various “Do-It- Yourself” and “Business-Startup” services she has founded since 1997, she has formed over 200,000 corporations and LLCs for small business owners. Her last company was acquired by Intuit in 2005. Today, she and her husband, Phil, operate…

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Paul Maskill Scores Big with Franchising

Kick Off! Go inside the world of franchising with today’s PYP MVP, Paul Maskill. Sitting in a cubicle for 12 hours a day while building someone else’s business was not Paul’s idea of a living the dream. So, he quit! In 2011 he invested in his first TGA franchise, combining his business experience with passion…

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Jane Leslie Shares How Follow Your Dream into the End Zone

Kick Off! New York pianist and composer Jane Leslie has been honored with several ASCAP Awards for her original music. She holds Bachelors and Masters degrees from the Juilliard School and a Doctoral degree from the Manhattan School of Music. Blending elements from classical and popular music, Jane Leslie has created her own signature ‘crossover’…

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Kelley McElreath on Surviving Survival

Kick Off! Have you survived a tragedy in your life? Kelley McElreath, The Survivor Coach, has suffered the loss of two children, drug and alcohol addiction, the loss of both parents, breast cancer, infidelity, divorce and an attempted suicide, to name a few. She says that when a person endures such things in their lives,…

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Dan Kimble Is A Leader Worth Following

Kick Off! Dan Kimble is the CEO of Resonance Executive Coaching. He is a thought leader, executive coach, keynote speaker, entrepreneur, and a twenty+ year veteran of Silicon Valley. He dabbles in many things such as winning motorcycle road-races, improv theater, screenwriting, singing, and his latest addiction: playing guitar. Dan is the creator of The…

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Elizabeth Case Shows How to Score Big on Social Media

Kick Off! Five years ago in 2011, Elizabeth Case “drank the kool-aid” of entrepreneurship and started Yellow Dog Consulting, a marketing and sales consulting firm focused on the small business owner. Yellow Dog Consulting is designed to help growing businesses set up the foundation and building blocks of their marketing and sales efforts. She brings…

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Rob Barisoff Is the King of Consistency

Kick Off! Rob Barisoff is co-founder of Bidsy.com and the host of Bidsy’s Small Business Society podcast. Rob’s journey through personal adversity fuels his fearless approach to seizing every opportunity, both personally and professionally. He lives in Saskatchewan, Canada, plays drums in a couple of bands and is dedicated to healthy living through fitness and…

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Claudio Toyama Aims for Mastery & Strives for Excellence

Kick Off! Claudio Toyama is an International Leadership Consultant specializing in building sustainable peak performance cultures. An entrepreneur for more than 10 years, Claudio spearheaded the launch of successful consulting companies in the UK and US. He has delivered projects in 113 countries, has travelled to over 40 of them and has lived in 5…

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Dana Corey Takes Us From Impossible to Possible

Kick Off! Dana Corey is an international speaker, high performance business strategist and the Founder of Big Heart, Big Life where big money & big love go hand in hand. Her passion is coaching successful women entrepreneurs to get beyond what they already know, believe and do, so they can turn their ‘impossible’ into “accomplished!”…

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57: Chasing Light into the End Zone — with Asa Mathat

Kick Off! Asa Mathat is a visionary photographer who thrives on creating a world through pictures. His work empowers and inspires all who savor his creativity. Mathat has photographed the miracle of life, couples seeking to embellish the wonder each sees in each other, powerful forces of nature at their best, life-changing events and fashion…

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56: The Best of Team PYP 2015

What a Year It’s Been! Thanks so much for tuning in to this special end of the year episode of the PYP Podcast. Like everyone else at this time of year, I’m sitting here thinking to myself, Wow! Where did 2015 go? It’s been such a great year here at PYP. 23 guests graced us…

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53: Either Evolve or Evaporate — with Nick Onken

Kick Off! Nick Onken is a photographer, podcast host, and creative entrepreneur. A former graphic designer hailing from the soggy city of Seattle, he now resides in the concrete jungle of New York. Nick has photographed personalities such as Justin Bieber, Usher, and Jessica Alba as well as print campaigns for brands such as Nike,…

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51: Transforming the Internet Experience from Everyday to Extraordinary — with Micha Mikailian

Kick Off! Micha Mikailian has been a serial entrepreneur for the last 22 years, with 8 companies under his belt. He most recently Co-Founded Intently, a software platform that leverages virtual real estate to transform people’s experiences with technology. It is a vision boarding application that deeply connects its users with their goals and intentions…

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48: Building Champions One Mindset at a Time — with Christine Meyer

Kick Off! Christine Meyer has been a coach for 15 years to entrepreneurs, athletes and people in the entertainment industries who seek to powerfully elevate their perspectives on money, relationships and themselves. Through highly personalized coaching, Christine helps people to masterfully create their reality. When she’s not coaching, she’s mostly being bossed around by her…

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42: Pretty Dresses & Drinking Champagne Wins Games — with Mary Louise VanNatta

Kick Off! Mary Louise VanNatta, CAE has consulted with organizations and nonprofit associations since 1986 as owner of VanNatta Public Relations (VPR) and more recently its sister company, Spire Management. As a popular social columnist, she writes the weekly “Out and About with Mary Louise VanNatta” for the Statesman Journal newspaper in the Capitol City…

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41: Andrea Lake on Why We Can’t Compare Our Behind the Scenes to Other People’s Highlight Reels

Kick Off! Andrea Lake is the Founder and CEO of Lessons.biz and Co-Founder of Mentor Mojo. Both are e-learning platforms to help hyper accelerate entrepreneurs on their journey to success. She has founded 14 companies since she was 18 years old, including StickerJunkie.com and YogaJunkie, as well as Delinquent Distribution which owned the merchandise sales…

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