Speaking Of Wealth

Christian Fioravanti is the founder and creator of Attractionology, co-founder and co-creator of "20 Minute Video Payday" and founder and publisher of "Project Catapult". He has been a small business owner since 2007. He owns and operates several web-based businesses and has authored several books and other pieces of literature related to business.

Key Takeaways:

[4:45] A good reason for dealing with physical products

[9:12] The secret sauce for giveaways

[14:56] The sweet spot to make free offers really work

[20:31] The Jason Hartman bumper sticker tag

[27:58] The funnel process that's 3 years ahead of everyone else

[31:08] If there's a barrier to what size companies can use funnels

Websites Mentioned:

www.mouseflow.com

www.clickfunnelscomp.com

www.stripe.com

www.christianfioravanti.com

Direct download: SW_222_Christian_Fioravanti.mp3
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Victor Prince is author of "Lead Inside the Box: How Smart Leaders Guide Their Teams to Exceptional Results" and is the Managing Director of DiscoveredLOGIC. He has 20+ years of experience in corporate and government leadership positions using and teaching advanced problem-solving techniques.

Victor was a consultant and case team leader for Bain & Company, a leading management consulting firm. He worked on and led strategy engagements with clients in the US, UK, France and Spain in a variety of industries. While at Bain, he was also a trainer in the Associate Consulting Training program, a two-week intensive session held annually to train new college hires from across all of Bain's global offices in all aspects of Bain's consulting methodology.


Most recently, Victor was the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).

Key Takeaways:

[5:01] How to try and hire only the best and how to evaluate your current team to maximize results

[9:38] How you can tailor your job posting and interviewing to figure out what kind of worker you're dealing with.

[14:01] Whether a team can survive if you have nothing but exemplars and how to deal with it if you don't

Websites Mentioned:

www.victorprince.com
www.leadinsidethebox.com

Direct download: SW_221_Victor_Prince.mp3
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Jason Hartman talks with Kevin Ring, Director of Strategic Initiatives for Families Against Mandatory Minimums, former lobbyist and associate to Jack Abramoff.

Key Takeaways:

[2:48] Hear about the kind of money a lobbyist can make

[11:23] The amount of money he spent as a lobbyist that got him sent to prison on bribery charges.

[15:03] The United States incarceration rate and the government’s ability to find a crime you committed

[22:21] How much money Kevin had to spend, while cooperating with the government, to defend himself in court

[27:17] The dangers of privatized prisons

[32:40] What people can do to change the system

Website Mentioned:

www.famm.org

Direct download: SW_220_Kevin_Ring.mp3
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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

Websites Mentioned:
www.palmbeachgroup.com

Direct download: SW_219_Mark_Ford.mp3
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Jason Hartman talks with Mitch Russo, former CEO and President of Business Breakthroughs with Tony Robbins, co-found of Timeslips Corp and author of The Invisible Organization: How Ingenious CEOs are Creating Thriving, Virtual Companies.

Key Takeaways:

[5:10] How he got into creating virtual companies

[9:30] The real issue you HAVE to understand in order to be prepared to take your company virtual

[15:22] Dealing with staff output and hours with a virtual company

[20:15] How to screen all the available technologies and which ones he likes

[26:17] When creating virtual companies hit an inflection point

Websites Mentioned:

www.invisibleorganization.com

Direct download: SW_218_Mitch_Russo.mp3
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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_217_Beth_Levine.mp3
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Jason Hartman talks with Aaron Hoos, a funnel design expert, about good copywriting and sales funnels

Key Takeaways:

[5:08] The importance of a headline, and where headlines, unexpectedly, show up today

[11:01] The founders of copywriting strategy

[15:17] Working through the sales funnel

Websites Mentioned:

www.realestateinvestingcopywriter.com

Direct download: SW_216_Aaron_Hoos.mp3
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Jason Hartman talks with Jenny Q. Ta, CEO of Sqeeqee, about monetizing social networking.

Key Takeaways:

[4:25] How the user can profit from social networking on her site

[10:43] The viral growth of Sqeeqee

[15:23] If we're in another technology bubble

Website Mentioned:

www.sqeeqee.com

Direct download: SW_215_Jenny_Ta.mp3
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Jason Hartman talks with Michael O'Neal, host of the popular podcast "The Solopreneur Hour" and creator of The Solo Lab about how to be a successful entrepreneur.

Key Takeaways:

[4:41] How he developed his business

[8:31] Who you need to know to get what you want

[14:51] What you HAVE to have when you attend a conference

[22:52] How to use the elevator to get over your fear of public speaking

[26:46] The best business hack ever

Websites Mentioned:

www.solohour.com

www.iwantsololab.com

Direct download: SW_214_Michael-O-Neal.mp3
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Jim Beach is the founder of School for Startups and former Professor at Georgia State University. He was the co-founder and CEO of American Computer Experience of Atlanta, which became the world's largest technology training company for children. He talks with Jason about the entrepreneurial bet with his students, how creativity is overrated in entrepreneurship and how he recommends getting started.

[5:15] "I walked into class one day with a prototype ottoman, and we cut it in half to see what it looked like on the inside."

[10:17] Find out Jim's definition of entrepreneur that frees you

[14:45] Learn what you actually have to have passion for to be a successful entrepreneur.

[19:45] Hear how Jim's friend started a successful used car business with just $12,000


Mentioned in this episode:
www.schoolforstartups.com
Slicing Pie

Direct download: SoW_213_James_Beach.mp3
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