In this episode, Miro talks with Michael O'Neal, Host of " The Solopreneur Hour Podcast" http://solohour.com. With over 9 Million downloads Michael has had many high profile guests on his show, including Charles Barkley, Adam Carolla, James Altucher, Guy Fieri, Bret Michaels, Hines Ward, Jack Canfield, and many others. Before podcasting, he was a designer, creative director, and branding expert for over 15 years. He coaches dozens of people in his coaching group called Sololabâ„¢ (http://iwantsololab.com)
In this episode, Miro and Steve sit down and talk about how the podcast has evolved over the past 50 episodes, Some funny mistakes and lessons learned, and talk about some new ideas for future episodes. New segments, show formats, promotions, and more.
#49 "Calvin Wayman Interview" Calvin Wayman is a regular guy turned author, entrepreneur, and a Millionaire Case Studyâ€”where heâ€™s documenting the first story from zero to millionaire â€œas itâ€™s happening!â€ In 2015, he was at a dead end. He found himself anxious, depressed, overweight, and in a mountain of debt. Feeling completely unfulfilled, he realized something had to change. He created a new vision for his life, and even with the responsibilities of a wife and a one-year-old, he suddenly quit his day job and decided to go after the life he envisioned. Since then, what heâ€™s accomplished in such a short time has been nothing short of incredible. But it hasnâ€™t been without heartache and pain. Heâ€™s known for not hiding the struggle we all go through as human beings, but sharing it openlyâ€”inspiring others that they are actually more capable than they can imagine.
In this episode, Miro and Steve drill down on a couple of important topics. The first topic is how to set realistic goals for your business and in life, ways to keep yourself on track. The second topic is a tough one. Dealing with employees that just keep making excuses. Stop being manipulated by revenue vampires! This is a good one, tell us what you think.
Episode #47 - "Kevin Stimpson Interview" Kevin Stimpson is an Author, Entrepreneur, International Speaker, CEO of Strive & Grind Strive & Grand is a boutique branding and creative agency based in San Diego. After realizing how saturated most markets were with "me-too" businesses, Kevin made it his mission to help millennial entrepreneurs and small businesses create memorable, disruptive, and badass brands. As an entrepreneur, heâ€™s passionate about helping other entrepreneurs achieve their dreams and the freedom entrepreneurship provides with brand strategy and aesthetic design capabilities.
In this episode, Miro recaps on his trip to Thrive in Las Vegas this weekend. The enormous value gained from investing in conferences, connecting with people, and information that can change your life in an instant. Also, how much value he's gotten out of audiobooks. What do you really have to lose? An investment in things that connect you with others and expose you to new ideas I a drop in the bucket compared to what many spend on years of schooling.
In this episode, Miro talks with Logan Rena, fashion design and author. The Logan Design Project was born out of desperation to understand who she was and why sheâ€™s here. Logan grew up with a single mom who was an affirmation specialist. Her voice was her qualifier. It wasnâ€™t until she lost her to Stage 4 Breast Cancer that she had to learn how to qualify on her own. Logan merged her love of affirmations and her creativity to affirm who you are through her clothing and accessories. Learning to love and be who you are is a daily project. This is why each of her items remind you of that fact.
In this episode, Miro talks with Brandon Elliott a real estate investment entrepreneur and host of "Ready, Set, Go! Podcast" Brandon went from house arrest to buy and hold investor with investment properties out of state that have a 60%+ CCR, ( cash on cash return) through passive cash flow rentals. The strategy he uses is famously known as the "BRRRR" method, which stands for buying a distressed property at a discounted rate, remodeling the property, renting, refinancing, and repeating the process. With this strategy, Brandon has taken advantage of having little to no actual money into his personal deals. Brandon is a huge advocate of leveraging credit eliminating all excuses for not having enough funds to get started in real estate investing. He is the host of the famous "Ready. Set. Go. Real Estate Investing Podcast" which is intended to help educate, motivate, and prepare people to take action in their first or next investment property.
In this episode, Miro talks about listening to audiobooks, and how much value he's gotten from them. Also, dealing with drama and dissent from within his staff, learning to update the team on policy changes, and overall wisdom gained from time spent as a business owner.