Ash Maurya is author of Silicon Valley's favorite book, Scaling Lean, he is on a number of tech advisory boards and consults businesses across the globe. We delve into the concept of scaling lean, creating and measuring metrics that matter so you can build your business, not your just your likes on social media. We walk through how to get traction in the marketplace, top enterpreneurial pitfalls to avoid and how to identify gaps in your business. Ash shows us how to truly adopt lean practices in our organizations.
To purchase "Scaling Lean": http://amzn.to/2hZXGto
Neil Patel is the founder of CrazyEgg, HelloBar, QuickSprout and other tools that help you analyze and maximize your online marketing efforts. We dig into the power of asking your cusotmers questions, the myths about online behavior and how to build your audience online. Neil is considered one of the top online marketers in the world and after this interview I think you'll know why.
To connect with Neil: http://neilpatel.com/
Scott Halford is an Emmy Award winning writer and producer, consultant to Fortune 500 and author of Active Your Brain. We discuss how the mind works to put yourself in a state of innovation, why you can't innovate and analyze at the same time, strategies for maximizing your mind to get more out of work and life. This interview will help achieve more from that strange thing between your ears.
To purchase "Activate Your Brain": http://amzn.to/2i8dEjk
David Dye and Karin Hurt are the authors of Winning Well. We chat about why it's important to have a winning culture and how to create one. We They also share what to do to transform a losing culture into a winning one and what to do about the baggage you and your employees carry around at work. We also cover how to get real feedback from employees, not just the stuff they think you want to hear.
To purchase "Winning Well": http://amzn.to/2hhixV5
Stephen Shapiro is a Fortune 500 consultant and author of the best selling book, Best Practices Are Stupid. We dig deep into how most organizations get innovation wrong, how innovating in the tough times can yeild 10x the results and why most organizations get a lot of ideas they can't do anything with. We even go way back in time to discuss why some of the most iconic brands of our time are no longer around and what that means for you.
To purchase Stephen's book "Best Practices Are Stupid": http://amzn.to/2i8aCvl
Mike Dubin is the founder of the billion dollar business, Dollar Shave Club and the star of one of the most viral YouTube videos. We banter about what it took to shake up the industry giants, his vision for the future and if entrepreneurship is nature or nurture.
Get Dollar Shave Club: www.dollarshaveclub.com
Stephen Sashen is a maverick entrepreneur, SharkTank contestant, and founder of the thriving barefoot running company, XeroShoes. Stephen shares how he built his company one shoe at at time, turning his experience and passion into a thriving international business. Stephen likes to shake things up so you'll hear a lot of "breaking the rules" stories in this interview. He also shares how he never sets goals and how being on SharkTank impacted his business.
Get XeroShoes: www.xeroshoes.com
To find out more about Stephen: http://www.sashen.com/
Nir Eyal is the author of the best selling book and Silicon Valley favorite, Hooked: How To Build Habit Forming Products. We dive deep into how to create an addictive product (in a good way), how experience wins over advertising and what the even playing field means for all of us. His book covers not just the why but also the process and the how of it all including creating the roll of open loops, gamification, gratification for the customer.
Link to Nir's book - Get Hooked: http://amzn.to/2itHmOS
How to connect with Nir: http://www.nirandfar.com/
Michael Tunney a minimalist designer and the inventor of the wildly successful invention, KeySmart. We delve into how to find the gaps in the marketplace and turn them into your business opportunity, running a successful business while not giving up things you love like travel, and obsessing about every day things. I think you'll find that Michael is wise beyond his years.
Get KeySmart: www.getkeysmart.com
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Aaron Walker is a serial entrepreneur and master coach, helping people go from a life of success to a life of significance. We discuss what it means to go from success to significance, what today's entrepreneurs need and why delayed gratification is a key to success. Aaron is the founder of View From The Top, a life long learner which means he has banked a lot of life lessons to share with us. He has has a great gift for us at the end that includes worksheets that help you prioritize and get clear. I've used all of them and can tell you first hand they helped me organize my day for success and significance.
Visit Aaron: www.viewfromthetop.com
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