Wed, 21 June 2017
Starting a company can create quite a headache when you start trying to figure out how much equity everyone deserves, and what to do when someone leaves the company. The solution to this, however, might be as simple as Slicing Pie. Mike Moyer has a method that he's written about that he believes can provide the solution for ANY business startup. Jason Hartman and Fernando Aires get Mike to break his method down so that you too can create a successful company with happy employees.
[1:21] How Mike went about simplifying equity splits
[5:19] Figuring out what an idea is worth when splitting the pie
[10:32] The players in the equation for Slicing Pie
[14:04] How to use the spreadsheet on SlicingPie.com and what software Mike uses for his company, and how helpful the board game for Slicing Pie is
[17:39] Mike's process of writing books, and why some of them have a massive amount of typos and aren't edited much
[19:49] The evolution of Slicing Pie into Mike's Fair & Square book
[23:52] Using Slicing Pie in real estate deals
Fri, 16 June 2017
Today's Flash Back Friday takes us back to October 2017, Episode 97.
Neil Waterhouse is the founder of Waterhouse Research and an eBay millionaire;. He's also the author of, "Million Dollar Ebay Business From Home - A Step By Step Guide."
Sat, 10 June 2017
Today's Flash Back Friday takes us back to Episode 85 with Ryan Holiday.
Ryan Holiday is the Director of PR Strategy at American Apparel and author of, "Trust Me, I'm Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator." He explains how he manipulated the media and lied his way to MSNBC, Inside Edition, ABC, NY Times, and many more outlets.
Wed, 7 June 2017
In the early 1980s Seth Merrin was an intern on Wall Street who saw ways the industry could change for the better. His first startup was an order management software that asset managers around the world use. He later created the company Liquidnet Holdings that allows institutional investors to trade large blocks of stock.
Jason Hartman caught up with Seth to talk about his newest book, The Power of Positive Destruction, and how business owners can take ideas from other industries and disrupt theirs.
[1:01] The premise for the Power of Positive Destruction
[3:08] Taking things from one successful industry, and applying them to your different industry, can provide huge boons
[5:50] The positive destruction created by companies like Uber, Lyft, AirBnB, etc
[8:59] The art and science of launching a company
[12:39] How Seth applied the principles from his book on his own companies
[16:20] Whether Wall Street is swinging back toward being an institutional game, and how Seth's platform plays in that
[21:18] The idea of corporate responsibility, and how the proceeds from the book sales are going to help house the orphans of the genocide in Rwanda
"You either have a culture by design, or you have a culture by default. And you don't want to have a culture by default."
Fri, 2 June 2017
This weeks Flash Back Friday comes from October 2010.
For all those interested in becoming a thought leader through public speaking, Doug Staneart, CEO of The Leaders Institute, joins Jason Hartman to discuss three main areas of competency.
The Leaders Institute is known for helping people overcome the fear of public speaking, and also helping entrepreneurs and individuals trying to break into the speaking business. They help people figure out how to use public speaking to become an expert in your industry, and how to use your speaking to create leads to convert to income. After becoming the "go to" expert in your field, it becomes easier to have articles and books published, making your website more popular, and further helping cement your place as an expert.