A former drug addict that spent over 5 years in prison. He grew up in Ferguson, Missouri while being raised by his mother. After missing the birth of his twin sons when he went back to prison, Zach made the decision to completely transform his life so that he could be a responsible father. Upon returning home after serving another 8 months in prison, he was faced with many challenges. The odds of success were stacked against him. Not being able to find a job to support his family due to his felony record and tattoos. Plus, EVERYONE said it was just a matter of time before he went back. Zach started Underdog Empowerment in 2018, the goal was simple: share the strategies that helped him to overcome great odds, grow an online business, and win as an underdog. It has become remarkably easy to find advice on entrepreneurshipâ€”but what has gotten harder is finding ethical advice that has been properly tested.
In this episode, Miro digs deep on some very important topics. He picks up where he left of last week talking about learning how to balance the stress of business and finding time for himself, the things that matter most in life, Health, his family and friends, and being available to the people he loves and cares about. Money is great but as many entrepreneurs find out sooner or later, doesn't buy happiness. This is a look at some of the most valuable lessons that can be learned through the struggle for success.
Lyn Mettler is a freelance travel and food journalist. She contributes to a variety of outlets, including US News and World Report, The Today Show, MSN.com, USA Today, and several more. Lyn frequently writes about adventure travel, hotel features and trends, destinations, and flying free using miles and points. She is the author of â€œThe Step-by-Step Guide to Flying Free on Southwest Lyn is a long-time travel & public relations professional who owns Step Ahead Inc., a public relations firm for hotels and travel. She also blogs on the topic of the simplest ways to travel and fly for nearly free on <a href="https://GotoTravelGal.com">GotoTravelGal.com</a>
In this episode, Miro recaps whats been happening with HodgePodge. A rough situation with an employee walking out on a job. But most importantly the fact that things work out in the end. Handling the stress of business is becoming a little more manageable. Also, some thoughts about getting healthy, and making progress, not necessarily stressing over perfection.
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.