Michael Alan Tate on Finding Your Peaceful & Life-giving Career at Any Stage of Life

As president and CEO of On the Same Page Consulting, Michael Alan Tate works with successful executives, entrepreneurs, and technical professionals who are seeking a simple action-focused plan to effectively manage career transitions, keep teams on the same page, and prepare for positive leadership succession. With over 20 years’ experience as an executive coach, consultant,…

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Terry Lammers on How to Buy or Sell a Business

Forget sales & net income; focus instead on gross profit & cash flow… and here’s why. Today’s starting QB Terry Lammers grew up watching his parents run their own company in the fuel & lubricants industry, and eventually came on as a full-time employee in the early 90’s and took over as president of the…

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Ari Meisel on the Art of Less Doing, More Living

Ari Meisel is an author, speaker, coach and the creator of Less Doing, More Living, a set of practices and principles designed to help the overwhelmed become more effective. These practices were born out of Ari’s battle with Crohn’s disease. As his illness progressed, he began to optimize, automate, and outsource everything in his life…

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Nick J. Murphy on Creating a Career on Your Terms

A former punter in both the NFL and European football league, today’s starting quarterback on PYP is Nick J. Murphy who has reinvented himself several times since kicking a pigskin to earn a living. Today Nick is a StoryBrand Certified Guide and sought after expert in the world of work. His career highlights include award-winning…

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Oscar Trimboli on the Numerous Rewards of Deep Listening

Today’s starting quarterback is Oscar Trimboli, a coach, supervisor, speaker and author of several books including Deep Listening: Impact beyond Words, The 125/400 Rule: The Art and Science of Listening and Breakthroughs: How to Confront Your Assumptions. Through his work with chairs, boards of directors and executive teams in local, regional and global organizations, Oscar…

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Steven Griffith on How to Have a Mindblowing Relationship with Time

Today’s starting quarterback is Steven Griffith whose mission in life is to teach us how to finally have that mind-blowing relationship with time. Steven is a nationally recognized author, speaker, researcher, and performance expert, former Chicago Golden Glove Boxer Champion in Illinois Heavyweight nicknamed “The Velvet Hammer,” and considered one of the leading authorities on…

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Mark Podolsky on How You Can Become Dirt Rich, Too

Today’s starting quarterback is returning guest, Mark Podolsky, author of Dirt Rich: How One Ambitiously Lazy Geek Created Passive Income in Real Estate Without Renters, Renovations, and Rehabs, owner of Frontier Properties and geekpay.io. Prior to his land investing success, Mark had a high-stress, soulless corporate job, and felt trapped in a state of solo-economic-dependency.…

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John Fairclough on the Freedom of Being Yourself

John Fairclough likes being himself and you will like him for it. He firmly believes that being the best of who you are is a competitive advantage in business and life. His story of overcoming a childhood marked by poverty is inspiring, and you will love how direct and honest John is about what building…

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Pat Rigsby on the IDEAL Business Formula

Pat Rigsby asked himself one vital question: What is business success for me? Because feeling like his business owned him, instead of the other way around, certainly was not part of his definition of success. He vowed to make a change and, after much research, Pat Rigsby’s IDEAL business was formed. He created a business…

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Karen Aberle on the Universal Dance of Relationship

Whether you’re single, married, happily partnered, or searching for love, you’ll be amazed at the insights shared by today’s guest, Karen Aberle (AB-early). Karen is the author of #1 Amazon bestseller Love’s Invisible Dance, inspired by her own juicy 30-year marriage, 3 decades of researching and teaching about relationship and the philosophy of language, and…

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Michelle Gomez on Moving Past Impostor Syndrome

“There are five competency types when it comes to the impostor syndrome,” says today’s starting quarterback, Michelle Gomez. “The Perfectionist, the Natural Genius, the Expert, the Rugged Individualist, and the Super Man -Super Woman – Super Student. “I coined the acronym UCON which stands for Unique Cocktail of Needs and it’s helped a lot of…

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Ron Saharyan on Why Every Business Needs to Put Profit First

“There’s a revolution going on in the accounting world right now,” today’s PYP MVP Ron Saharyan says. “We’re all about an algorithm away from being totally outsourced.” You will discover pretty fast that Ron is not shy about sharing his enthusiasm and passion for embracing change. From his unique vantage point of working with bookkeepers,…

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Doug Sandler Is a Nice Guy Who Finishes First

“The advice I would give people who are standing around on the sidelines waiting for something to happen is, put your helmet on, get your head out of your a$$ and get moving,” laughs this week’s PYP MVP, Doug Snadler. “The biggest problem most people have is inaction, which leads to a string of excuses…

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Christie Garcia Is Helping Make Good Men Great

When Christie Garcia was 29, she was the epitome of success. She had a great apartment in San Francisco, a nice car, friends, travel opportunities, an interesting career and all the other external symbols of making it in America. But a freak accident close to Christmas one year caused Christie to reevaluate her life and…

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Scott Beebe — The Small Business Deep Snapper

Scott Beebe admits he’s not a good marketer. He might even admit he’s a little jealous of people who are good marketers. But what Scott Beebe does do well is what plenty of people wish they could do. Scott Beebe is the Founder and Head Coach of MyBusinessOnPurpose.com He also hosts the Business On Purpose…

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Teresa McCloy on Reconnecting to What Matters Most to Us

“Why are sports growing in popularity?” today’s guest Teresa McCloy asks rhetorically. “It’s because people are longing for that connection we get when we come together for an event. The spiritual, the emotional, the physical connection.” She’s right. I see it every time I go to watch a game in person. In that stadium, for…

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Cort Dial Asks the Questions that Are Dying to Be Asked

Love is missing from the workplace. That’s what today’s PYP MVP Cort Dial believes. “If you can satisfy people’s emotional needs, you can produce business results you never thought possible,” says Cort Dial. He would know. Cort has been working as an executive coach for several decades and has seen every facet of human behavior…

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Noah Schultz — From Prison to Purpose

Thanks to PYP MVP Will Cuddy from Show #106, I had the honor of talking to Noah Schultz this week. Noah is currently on tour across the United States promoting the documentary about his life called Perception: From Prison to Purpose. I had the chance to see the film at the Portland Independent Film Festival…

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Gustavo Serbia — How to Ask for (and Get) What You Want

Gustavo Serbia is the Corporate Director of Human Resources for Crescent Hotels & Resorts and refers to himself as an HR non-HR guy. He is also the founder of Stretch the String, a personal development movement dedicated to helping fine tune the most important instrument of your career: YOU! Gustavo has worked in hospitality, entertainment,…

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Jeff McManus Grows Weeders into Leaders

Jeff McManus grows things. As the Director of Landscape Services at the University of Mississippi, he grows plants…he grows people…he grows ideas. Jeff is a problem-solver, understanding that doing more with less is a 21st century mandate. He developed his GROW-theory into an impactful management and professional development leadership program for his staff and has…

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Dr. Phil Carson Dares to Dream Again

Kick Off! Too many Americans are living as prisoners in their own bodies, held captive by bad habits that have drained them of their livelihood and sentenced them to a premature death. These harsh realities are what have kept Dr. Phil Carson passionate about practicing pharmacy since 1985. After encountering many patients who were seeking…

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Rob Dial — “Walmart Pasta Saved My Life”

Kick Off! Rob Dial started his career in sales at 19, and in just two short years, he was promoted to run a franchise with the company. Rob would grow that franchise into a multi-million dollar business, breaking almost every record for a new office in the company’s 60 year history by the time he…

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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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