Speaking Of Wealth

Today's Flash Back Friday comes from Episode 193, originally published in April 2015.

Jason Hartman invites online marketing consultant Joseph Bushnell to today's Speaking of Wealth show. Joseph does a dive into the five key things he looks for in a successful marketing funnel and talks about how you can attracted more customer opt-in emails to your business. In the show, Joseph talks about some of the differences between popular marketing funnel builders as well as shares some important tips on how you can succeed in funnel marketing. 

Key Takeaways:

[2:00] Joey gives a run down on the five key problem areas he looks at and helps with

[7:33] LeadPages is more about getting opt-in pages than anything else, but with what ClickFunnels you have better template options

[10:55] Joey would use ClickFunnels for making funnels and OptimizePress for creating whole websites

[11:39] Lead magnets nowadays need to stand out since people have seen almost everything

[13:14] Market research is very important for creating noticeable lead magnets as well as compelling copywriting

[15:03] Joey has done a lot of research to find the best copywriters which you can find more about on his blog

[17:31] There's really no fixed price in hiring copywriters. New copywriters are more likely to cost a lot less than the professionals

18:36] Getting case studies from previous clients will show potential customers they can trust you and buy from you

[21:25] Joey explains more about his strategy of building market funnels in an easy step to step process.

Website:

www.JosephBushnell.com

www.ClickFunnels.com

Direct download: SW_353_FBF_Joseph_Bushnell.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:30pm EST

Today's Flash Back Friday comes from Episode 219, originally published in October 2015.

Jason Hartman talks with Mark Ford, an American author, entrepreneur, publisher, real estate investor, filmmaker, art collector, and consultant to the direct marketing and publishing industries.

Ford is the author of essays and books on entrepreneurship, wealth-building, economics, and copywriting. He has also written a book of poetry and a book on word use titled Words that Work.

Ford's business writing is published under the pen name Michael Masterson. His books, Automatic Wealth and Ready, Fire, Aim, were recognized on the Wall Street Journal and New York Times Best Sellers lists.

Ford is active in real estate development both in the United States and abroad.

Key Takeaways:

[3:07] The history of the financial newsletter

[10:04] Breaking down "Ready, Fire, Aim"

[13:33] His movie making ventures

[17:42] Finding your optimal selling proposition

[23:05] Real estate investing

[28:53] How we let some industries teach us terribly

Website:

www.PalmBeachGroup.com

Direct download: SW_352_FBF_Mark_Ford.mp3
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Today's Flash Back Friday comes from Episode 92, originally published in September 2013.

Born in Zimbabwe, Gary Bembridge has a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Natal-Kwazulu (South Africa) and has been based in London since 1987. During his varied career he held roles as diverse as the Global Vice President Marketing for the iconic Johnson’s Baby brand, the Global Vice President of eBusiness and the Global Vice President of the RoC Anti-Age Skincare.  

He now consults, talks, runs training programs, blogs, podcasts, and writes on his main interests of brand building, positioning and differentiation through his company "Gary Bembridge Unleashed".

Gary’s Unleashed on Marketing Podcast won awards in the European Podcast Awards in 2010, 2011 and 2012. 

Website:

Marketing Mix Man Podcast

www.CustomerThink.com

Direct download: SW_351_FBF_Gary_Bembridge.mp3
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Today's Flash Back Friday comes from Episode 80, originally published in May 2013.

Relationship expert and best-selling author, Dr. John Gray, joins Jason Hartman to talk about research studies and Dr. Gray’s new work, “Boys to Men.”  Dr. Gray talks about how his observations have been backed up by and further explained by brain studies, showing obvious differences between men and women in brain function and hormones that affect health and behavior. He offers a deeper explanation of these differences based on scientific research showing how activities particular to each gender, diet, and an increased existence of xenoestrogens in our environment play a significant role in hormonal balance and imbalance. Dr. Gray discusses the proper use of supplements and the dangers of pharmaceuticals. This leads into his new work regarding healthy male development and his upcoming new book, Boys to Men, a look at how boys have been affected by today’s culture, showing a higher dropout rate than girls, lower comprehension, and higher instances of boredom and depression.  The high carbohydrate diet we consume plays a big role in this trend, and he cites inflammation in the brain as one factor in decreased comprehension. He describes activities, diet and supplements that can alleviate inflammation and stress and bring about optimal health in both men and women.

John Gray, Ph.D. is the best-selling relationship author of all time and the most trusted voice in relationships today. He is the author of 17 books, including The New York Times #1 Best-Selling Book of the last decade, MEN ARE FROM MARS, WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS. His 17 books have sold over 50 million copies in 50 different languages around the world.

John is a leading internationally recognized expert in the fields of communication and relationships. His unique focus is assisting men and women in understanding, respecting and appreciating their differences. John's advice can be easily used to improve relationships at home and in the workplace.

For more than 35 years, John Gray has conducted public and private seminars for thousands of participants. In his highly acclaimed books, videos and transformational seminars, John entertains and inspires audiences with practical communication techniques. John’s purpose is to create a world where men and women understand, respect, appreciate and ultimately work together.

Summit Entertainment (Lionsgate) has purchased the rights to John Gray’s bestseller “Men are From Mars, Women are From Venus” with the intention of creating a feature film and TV series. Summit has hired Harry Elfont and Deborah Kaplan to adapt and direct the title into a romantic comedy, with BermanBraun's Lloyd Braun and Gail Berman producing.

John Gray is a popular speaker on the national and international lecture circuit and often appears on television and radio programs to discuss his work. He has made guest appearances on such shows as Oprah, The Dr. Oz Show, Good Morning America, The Today Show, The CBS Morning Show, Live with Regis, Fox & Friends Weekend, Good Morning New York, Larry King Live, CNN and Company and many others. He has been profiled in major publications across the United States. John Gray lives with his wife and children in Northern California.

Website:

www.MarsVenus.com

Direct download: SW_350_FBF_John_Gray.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

Jason Hartman talks to Ruth Soukup, founder of Elite Blog Academy and creator of LivingWellSpendingLess.com, about the process of starting her blog, gaining traction with it, and how she was able monetize it. After telling her husband that she was going to make enough money for their family to live on, Ruth took it seriously and within a few years was making enough that he could quit and become a stay-at-home dad. Jason and Ruth discuss her company Elite Blog Academy, and the mission it has to teach bloggers of all forms to turn their side hustle into a main hustle.

Key Takeaways:

[1:20] How Ruth's entreprenuerial journal started

[3:51] The books that helped Ruth the most when starting her blog, and her biggest SEO tip

[7:45] What's the income breakdown for Ruth's company?

[10:50] The best products that you can sell are those that people are already asking for

[15:08] How does Ruth offer her courses? Is it audio, video, Facebook groups?

[18:48] Why does Ruth only take students once a year?

Website:

www.EliteBlogAcademy.com

www.LivingWellSpendingLess.com

Direct download: SW_349_Ruth_Soukup.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

Today's Flash Back Friday comes from Episode 241, originally published in April 2016.

John Bowen is the founder of AESNATION.com, an online community of entrepreneurs balancing success with making a difference in the world. There, he hosts the recurring podcast, "Accelerating Entrepreneurial Success." Bowen is also founder of Financial Advisor Select, an organization that matches customers with vetted financial advisors in their communities. He is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post.

Key Takeaways:

[1:30] AES' 60 million household survey on the importance of being a business owner

[4:13] The 6 key drivers for entrepreneurial success

[8:04] Identifying the key concerns

[12:58] Creating family office type environments for people without 100 million dollars

[15:17] Realizing how much wealth the government takes over your life and why it's so important to minimize

Website:

www.AESNation.com

Direct download: SW_348_FBF_John_Bowen.mp3
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Today's Flash Back Friday comes from Episode 227, originally published in December 2015.

From humble beginnings that started on a farm just off the Island of Montréal, Rock Thomas rose to the top to become a self-made millionaire, owning several successful businesses including six RE/MAX franchises, with over 250 salespeople. His RE/MAX franchises are consistently voted the top-producing offices in Quebec. In fact, he managed to increase sales an impressive 15-50% every year during his 17 years in Real Estate.

Rock was recognized for his business leadership when he took 1st Place for Business Excellence and Professionalism, by the Montreal Chamber of Commerce in 2005. It wasn't always that way. Despite initial financial success, Rock Thomas knew there was something missing from his life that money wasn't filling. So he embarked on a quest for knowledge. For four years, he traveled the world, investing hundreds of thousands of dollars in personal development and success training. He studied one-on-one with only the finest teachers, including Deepak Chopra, John Gray, David Deida, David Wolf, Anthony Robbins, Jack Canfield, and Wayne Dyer, Steven Covey, just to name a few.

Make no mistake, Rock Thomas didn't just gather success systems, self-actualization techniques and life strategies, he assimilated the information, processed the techniques and brings together the best of the best. The resulting speeches and seminars are a synergy of years of non-stop learning, combined with Rock's own cutting-edge success formula.

In 2003 he formed Rock Thomas International, a personal development, and training company. Rock has now taken his passion for life and keen entrepreneurial skills to the world. Today Rock Thomas is living his life to the fullest. Offering customized keynote speeches for corporations, associations and non-profits, one-on-one coaching and motivational seminars, he is fulfilling his dream of facilitating others to succeed where they never thought possible. Even working as one of Tony Robbins Trainers, Rock has impacted the lives of thousands through his energetic teachings. He strives to be an inspiration for others through authentic living and a healthy lifestyle.

Key Takeaways:

[4:47] How a mastermind group saved Rock more than $1 million

[8:52] The dangers of recruiting down and how a mastermind group can help you

[12:02] The SAVERS method and how it can positively impact you

Websites Mentioned:

www.insidethem1.com
www.gobundance.com

Direct download: SW_347_FBF_Rock_Thomas.mp3
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Today's Flash Back Friday comes from Episode 197, originally published in April 2015.

CEO and co-founder of Workboard Deidre Paknad joins Jason Hartman on Speaking of Wealth show. Today's episode has Deidre explains and talk about her Workboard app which automatically helps line managers managed their team priorities, goals, reports and the metrics of the company into a simple to-do list as well as how to be a more efficient and better  manager with their teams.

Key Takeaways:

1:20 – The Workboard came to be when Deidre wondered why there wasn't an app to help managers be better at leadership and managing

2:10 – What Workboard does is take a look at how to make managers better at leading their teams

4:32 – Workboard automatically puts together a manager workload, so managers will have more time

5:45 – Workboard helps make a very simple to-do list of defining what the goals and metrics are for the company

8:19 – Deidre explains what she think are the most important stages of the work load setup

12:32 – Workboard is bit like a project management tool, but it can do more than that

15:00 – Workboard can prompt the manager to acknowledge and celebrate a teams effect on work and teams can also acknowledging each other work

16:45 –  Workboard is a free app that can help teams go faster and achieve great things with less effort

Website:

www.Workboard.com

Direct download: SW_346_FBF_Deidre_Paknad.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:38pm EST

Today's Flash Back Friday comes from Episode 217, originally published in October 2015.

Communications coach Beth Noymer Levine is an expert in helping Fortune 500 executives, professional and world-class athletes, and other high-profile individuals effectively think about, prepare for, and deliver their messages to important audiences. Beth is author of author of Jock Talk, Five Communication Principles Exemplified by Legends of the Sports World.

Key Takeaways:

[3:51] The 5 core principles of effective communication

[10:41] What business leaders have to do to come out ahead

[13:26] How Donald Trump and Hilary Clinton's images have (or haven't) changed because of their authenticity

[16:16] How LeBron James gave one of the best insights into his career with effective communication

[20:56] How brevity can be applied in our everyday life and make us more effective

Websites Mentioned:

www.SmartMouthCommunications.com

www.JockTalkBook.com

Direct download: SW_345_FBF_Beth_Levine.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

Today's Flash Back Friday comes from Episode 212, originally published in June 2015.

Jim Palmer is the founder of the Dream Biz Academy and Dream Business Coaching and Mastermind Program. He is a coach, speaker, and business-building expert. Jim recently wrote the book DECIDE:The Ultimate Success Trigger and talks to Jason on some of the key things you can learn in the book. On the episode, Jim talks on the importance of delegating your work, cleaning out your head trash, and pushing through criticism. 

Key Takeaways:

[2:20] Highly successful entrepreneurs make a decision and move forward with it.

[5:11] If you wait too long and stay in 'squishyville', you will miss the opportunity.

[7:55] How did Jim clear his headtrash?

[12:15] Everybody has headtrash.

[18:20] People will always criticize you. Brush it off and keep moving forward.

[20:55] When is it a good time to get help?

[22:45] Start small, hire a virtual assistant for ten hours a week.

Mentioned In This Episode:

www.DecideForSuccessBook.com

Direct download: SW_344_FBF_Jim_Palmer.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:11pm EST