#155 - Jayme Bella - "Greenerways Organic"
OVERVIEW During this episode, Jayme Bella, the Founder of Greenerways Organic talks to your host Miro Wcislo. Learn how Greenerways Organic came to be and find out why their products are considered one of the best USDA Certified Organic insect repellant and cleaning products on the market. Episode Highlights ? Is being organic a fad? ? What are the steps in living organic? ? What are different organic products? ? How did Greenerways Organic come to be? ? What are the 3 categories of Greenerways Organic products? ? What is the difference between non-GMO and USDA organic products? ? What is the negative effect of sunscreen to the human body? ? What is the significance of positive reinforcement and relationship between employer and employees? ? How does employing family and friends affect business? ? What are Jayme Bella’s favorites? Key Points 1. If you can’t pronounce an ingredient, you shouldn’t put it in your body. 2. Make your employees lead and make decisions to come up with new ideas. 3. Don’t expect anybody to do anything you wouldn’t want to do. Tweetable Quotes ? “Being organic is a way of life, it brings me back to Nature and strips you down all the toxins and chemicals that clouds your judgement.” ? “Less is best, keep it simple.” ? “When you don’t have ton of products in your routine, it makes it very easy to pick up and go.” ? “We’re answering everyday problems with affordable healthy solutions.” ? “Everybody feels like they’re growing their own business.” ? “Be a doer, not a dreamer; it’s taking a step and doing it.” Resources Mentioned ? Check out https:/www.greenerways.com/
#153 - Kevin Maahs "World Series of Poker" Interview.
OVERVIEW During this episode, Kevin “The Tank Commander” Maahs, World Series of Poker finalist who won over a million dollars talks to your host Miro Wcislo. Learn Kevin’s story and how winning 5 th in the World Series of Poker created an avenue for various possibilities and for Kevin to learn more about himself. Episode Highlights ? Did World Series of Poker create a risk for Kevin’s safety? ? How did World Series of Poker change Kevin’s life? ? How is Poker similar to Kevin’s life? ? Why does Kevin want to go back to school? ? What was Kevin’s strategy in playing Poker? ? Why does Kevin want to start a financial company? ? How do you avoid addiction? ? What is difference between treating poker as a hobby and being addicted to it? ? What are the financial aspects in poker that are applicable to everyday life? ? What are misconceptions about poker? ? What are misconceptions about World Series of Poker? ? Why didn’t Kevin get any sponsorships? ? How is life after World Series of Poker? ? What are Kevin’s dreams? ? What are Kevin’s favorites? Key Points 1. Love the journey and continue to grow and strive. 2. Always have a mindset and think rationally. 3. Have a goal, take a risk but prepare for the worst. 4. Save and invest, it’s never too late. Tweetable Quotes ? “You do it because you love it.” ? “I like learning what I don’t know yesterday.” ? “Money has created an opportunity for me to find what I want to do.” ? “Luck is 25%, skill is 75%.” ? “I bought my freedom away from a lifestyle not doing something I liked doing.” ? “Money is a tool that gets you to another goal.”
#152 - "Cut out the "FOMO" & Focus on Real Life."
In this episode, Miro talks a bit about how things sometimes throw you off guard. Thoughts about growing Hodgepodge, and the new podcast network. This past weekend he was tripping over not going to a networking event, and had to snap himself out of the "FOMO" (Fear of missing out). With a wedding and other real-life priorities looming, he realized that saving that money was the right move.
#151 - Jay Davis "Comedy Writer / Director" Interview
In this episode, Miro sits down with Jay Davis, Comedy Writer / Director. Jay Davis is an award-winning sketch comedy writer, producer and actor from Bellwood, IL. As a young boy, he had dreams of making people laugh on public platforms, but was unclear on how he would make that happen. His passion for comedy writing emerged in 2010 after he found humor in his life experiences. Since then, he has committed to producing jaw-dropping, controversial and uncensored content that’s guaranteed to bring you plenty of “laugh out loud” moments. His work has featured popular actors in the industry including Janet Hubert, Rodney Perry, Damon Williams, Leon Rogers and J. Ivy. He was nominated as “Comedian of the Year” by the Chicago Music Awards and his work on Not Another Black Movie received Hollywood’s stamp of approval at the HAPAwards for “Best Independent Film”. Additionally, he released feature films Shots Fired, Not Another Zombie Movie and The Hostile Takeover. Choke On That; A risky pun used to describe Davis’ hysterical impact became a household name for his sketch comedy DVDs Choke On That and Choke On That Reloaded. After rave reviews and the pursuit of his TV writing dream, Davis released Season 1 of Choke On That: The Series which encompass six 22-minute episodes of sketch comedy found on Amazon Prime. Jay Davis is now filming Season 2 of the series and is looking forward to seeing his work on other major platforms. https://www.jaydavisfilms.com https://www.NotAnotherBlackMovie.com https://www.youtube.com/J25Davis
#150 - "Is the grass really greener?"
In this episode, Miro talks about dealing with some tough times recently with business and in life. The perception of others' success, and the thought about how fake alot of things really are. Also, celebrating the little wins when they happen because they really add up.
#149 - Joshua Chin, CEO of Chronos Agency
In this episode, Miro talks to Joshua Chin, co-founder and CEO of Chronos Agency. In this episode, they will talk about the important role of email marketing for businesses, and how it could help your business earn more. Highlights · What does Joshua say about being a sole proprietor? · What is the best way grow your organization/business? · What is Vivid Vision? · How did Joshua start on his business? · What is the best way to build connections and sell a marketing business? · Does email marketing still work? · What is the difference between a normal newsletter and optimized email? · Quantity or quality, what is the better option for making a campaign? Key Points · In setting up a business, get people better than you, work together with them, and grow your business as you and your team grow together. · The important thing in email marketing is sending to your clients the right promotional message, fit for their preferences, at the right time they’d need the product. · Data collection, interpretation, and utilization is vital for marketing success. Tweetable Quotes · “When there’s a customer willing to pay cold hard cash, that is the best market validation they can get.” – Joshua Chin · “Just give something a shot, especially if its super low risk, like learning something new… making new connections. ”- Joshua Chin References Mentioned · Check out his LinkedIn account at www.linkedin.com/in/joshua-chin-jl · Check out Facebook account www.facebook.com/joshua.chin.jl · Check out his company’s website at www.choronos.agency\ · Check out the book “Double Double: How to Double Your Revenue and Profit in 3 Years of Less” by Cameron Herold
#148 - "A Time for Adjustment"
This week we're shaking things up a bit, making some changes. Mondays are rants, and Wednesdays are guests. Let us know what you think. We think some positive short-form content to start the week is a better fit. Also, this time of the year is a big time of change, weather, business, etc. What adjustments are you making?