Ground Up Biz Podcast
By Delles Simon
The Ground Up Biz Podcast was created to provide you with no-fluff insight on how to break the time-for-money trade and live your life after mastering finances! Follow on IG: @groundupbiz
54 - 5 Tips for Better Collaboration
If you can work with other people in a constructive manner you will achieve success so much faster. Staying in your comfort zone is not going to reward you. When you team up with the right people nearly anything is possible. Collaboration is your key to accelerating your learning curve and your growth curve, try it out!
March 27, 2022
53 - Why You Should Start a Blog
Use a blog or a Podcast to document what you've learned overtime. You never know who may learn or be inspired by your work. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week people are searching for solutions to their problems. And if you've found a solution they want to know how you did it. Establish the daily routine of recording your lessons learned and eventually you will be able to earn income from your documents/recordings. This could be a few additional streams of income depending on how many formats you put your words in (video, audio, text... NFT). Start blogging today and learn about what blogs can do for you as you develop yours.
March 21, 2022
52 - Q1 Update, 6 Streams
Multiple streams of income is a must, do not rely on just one. Everyone needs a website eventually. It will be your home to connect with others and you control what is posted on the site. Staking may be a legitimate investment opportunity. Make sure truly CARE about others, it makes all the difference in person and in business too.
March 15, 2022
51 - Creating Atomic Habits
Habits are the core of everything we do in life. Atomic Habits by James Clear is a super gem! Study a little more on how your brain works, how to create more good habits, and how to curb the bad ones... this study would be PRICELESS if it helps you get closer to the person you want to become.
March 01, 2022
50 - The Irresistible Consultant's Guide
Solve problems for others. Run your own business as a consultant. Determine your own income limit. Study "The Irresistible Consultant's Guide to Winning More Clients" by David Fields.
January 24, 2022
49 - Boost Your Financial IQ
These skills are non-negotiable. To break the time-for-money trade, your financial IQ has to be ON POINT. Here are a few of the books I read when I started my journey: "Rich Dad Poor Dad" vy Robert Kiyosaki, "Richest Man in Babylon" George S. Clason, "The Millionaire Fastlane" by MJ Demarco, "Secrets of A Millionaire Mind" T Harv. I still reference them as they are a part of my wealth library. Each day is an opportunity to learn something new, especially about finances since they are core to our life no matter what you do for a living.
January 20, 2022
48 - How to Win Friends and Influence People
How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie is a MUST READ for anyone wanting to be influential. I believe all entrepreneurs should read the books just to have the ideas in mind when building your network. I also talk about some other random stuff related to being an entrepreneur.
January 14, 2022
47 - Updates & The Plan for 2022
This episode is an update of my lessons learned and a refresher of previous topics. I talk about marketing, project management, documentation, investing in 2022, MULTIPLE streams of income, BAM = brand, audience, monetization, scale and/or magnitude, and units approach.
January 07, 2022
46 - The Power of Journaling
Keeping a journal helps you create order in a fast-paced and sometimes chaotic world. You get to know yourself by revealing your most private fears, thoughts, and feelings. Your writing time is personal relaxation time. It's a time when you can de-stress and wind down. Journals and dogs are man's best friend.
December 12, 2021
45 - NSFW Financial Potholes
In this episode, I share where I have messed up on my financial journey. I forgot to add that I've also lost more than $2,000 USD in Forex and about $3,000 USD in crypto when I forgot/lost a password to a software wallet.
December 05, 2021
44 - Creating Your Productocracy
A productocracy is a product or service that has a distinctive value skew in the marketplace which incites unsolicited customer recommendations. A productocracy grows without marketing or advertising. I talk about why I NEED to develop a product rather than the service I've been offering simply because I am limited on my time.
November 26, 2021
43 - Focus on the Pain Points
We seek pleasure and avoid pain. Design your offer and your business to help other people reduce pain in their lives and achieve more pleasure. Where people experience pain, there is an opportunity for a savvy entrepreneur to provide solutions that customers will pay top-dollar for.
September 20, 2021
42 - The Law of Effection
The Law of Effection states that the more people you effect in a positive and constructive manner, the more you shall be compensated. Will you focus more on scale or magnitude? How can you effect more people in a positive manner ever day? How can you use a SYSTEM to effect people 24/7, even while you sleep and travel?
August 05, 2021
41 - Know Your Numbers
If you take your business seriously, you will track your daily activity and know your numbers. How many calls are you making per day? How many meetings are you setting per week? How many offers are you making per week? How many offers do you close per week? What is your closing rate? These are just a few of the KPIs you should track for your daily activity in business. The numbers will show you clearly what you need to work on to hit your goals.
July 21, 2021
40 - "Making Offers" Is Core To Your Business
If you're not making offers, your business cannot grow. Read The Irresistible Offer by Mark Joyner and enhance the potency of the offers you are making. The more offers you make, the better you will get at making offers. The more offers you make, the more offers you will close and the more you will earn in life.
July 10, 2021
39 - How to Retire Early
Build assets, eliminate (bad) debt, and have your assets fund your dreams. Retiring early is not a dream or a myth. It is a simple equation. How much are your monthly expenses? Add 1,000 to it. Then start finding assets to invest in, create, and acquire. The more assets you can collect and nurture, the faster you will approach your retirement goals. Your time cannot be the only factor in your wealth equation. You must create something or acquire something that can earn 24/7 and can scale.
June 25, 2021
38 - Own Thy Platform: The Commandment of Control
If you don't have your own website and email list, you are walking a tightrope through the Grand Canyon with no support. These platforms don't care about the little people or the big people. You must have create and control your own platform while using social media (and other platforms) to feed your base.
June 20, 2021
37 - Get Your Message Out!
Some people want a book. Some people hate books. Make sure your message comes in any flavor your customer wants to choose. This episode marks 1 year of recording this podcast. It has been a momentous journey so far and we have just begun. Thank you for listening!
May 15, 2021
36 - The Power Of The Mastermind
Masterminds allow you to mutliply your thinking efforts when you leverage the brains of other people. It is a scenario where "1 + 1" truly equals "3". We can have everything we want in life if we just help others get what they want... assist them by helping them THINK more dynamically about how they can get to where they want to go.
May 13, 2021
35 - The $$$ Is In The Follow Up
Your life will change forever when you take full responsibility of your relationships. Be the master of follow ups and become a well paid and well connected, loveable being.
April 22, 2021
34 - If You Can't Measure It, You Can't Improve It
Do you have the DATA? What are your numbers? Let's talk about why tracking your daily activity is a no-brainer if you want to win big in life.
April 14, 2021
33 - Magnitude vs Scale
Understand what route you are taking in your brand or business... Are you working with just a few people? Or are you aiming to impact the world? Either route can produce financially if you know HOW to do so.
April 11, 2021
32 - Creating Your Irresistible Offer
Create irresistible offers in this world and get paid more in your job and your business. Irresistible offers make it easier to get new friends and relationship partners too. The OFFER is central to business and anything we do we collaborate as humans. Learn the art and science of creating offers so sexy people raise their hand enthusiastically to accept.
April 05, 2021
31 - Emotional Intelligence is THAT Skill
Some people think IQ is important but EQ will contribute more to your long term success. You must REALLY understand others on a deep level to thrive and build strong teams for success in life.
March 26, 2021
30 - Show Up Every Day
Consistency brings the achievement of desires. Your presence in the now moment and performance on daily actions will determine how soon or if you accomplish what you truly want out of life.
March 21, 2021
29 - Don't Sleep on Social Media!
Social media mastery can take your brand to the next level. It can help you build a global network of friends. Call it the most underutilized business tool of the decade!
March 12, 2021
28 - Dyl the Killsmith Interview - Passion for Music & Business
Houston underground artist Dyl the Killsmith (IG: @dylthekillsmith) shares his journey through life and lessons learned being a musician while still holding down a full-time job. We talk about balance, networking, and the power of being vulnerable.
March 03, 2021
27 - ULL vs CUL... Only 1 Leads to Wealth
Wealth is not a mystery. Wealth is not an art. It is a science and there are certainly proven methods you can use to hit your goals before you are 60. Apply the CUL method to speed up your progress to your wealth goals. These ideas come from The Millionaire Fastlane by MJ Demarco.
February 25, 2021
26 - Your Network = Your Net Worth
Build a strong network so that you may have more options in life. Education is nice, experience is great, but when you have a network that believes in you and supports you then you can climb very tall mountains. Its not what you know. Its who you know and what they think about you.
February 12, 2021
25 - Do They Know, Like, & Trust You?
Turn your followers into lifelong customers. Turn your friends into marketers for your business. People speak highly of you when they know, like, and trust you. They are more likely to do business and refer you to their network.
February 06, 2021
24 - Your Dream 100
Your Dream 100 will change your life. This is a new way to think about connecting your brand with a larger audience. Read more in Traffic Secrets by Russell Brunson
February 01, 2021
23 - Building Your E-Course!
I give updates for my Udemy course and some ideas for you to implement in your course. Rome wasn't built in a day, so start this journey as soon as you get the idea you want to create a course one day. You can do it!
January 23, 2021
22 - Create Your E-Course Too
Three-quarters of consumers prefer video to learn and digest information. It seems most people prefer watching a video over reading a book or listening to a podcast. For these reasons, producing a course will give you a better chance at connecting with your audience. Courses also have the ability to sell while you are asleep.
January 20, 2021
21 - BAM and The Units Approach
BAM is an acronym that has simplified the art of turning ideas into income for me. The Units Approach is a way of looking at your brand/business as a set of units you can control (price, number of copies, time delivered, etc.) Each of these concepts will help you in your battle to break the time-for-money trade.
January 17, 2021
20 - Your Book Needs to be Published
Talking more in detail about my process writing books and how you can approach authoring your first series. Great books have the ability to sell separate of your time once they are published and promoted effectively.
January 12, 2021
19 - It's Real Estate Investing for Me
Forex, Stocks, and Crypto are confetti. Real estate is the triple layered chocolate cake!
January 04, 2021
18 - Power of Podcasting with Brandin Smith
In this episode, Brandin Smith (Hood Therapy podcast, IG: bfrmisrael) shares his insight after one full year of podcasting. We also talk a bit about his book "Twenty Five Lessons Learned before 22" and the mindset you need to be a successful podcaster and author. Now is the time for you to start your podcast... Especially if you've thought about it but for some reason have not pulled the trigger yet! The first few months to a year will be learning anyways so do not delay. Podcasting is becoming more popular and if you have a message that can help someone else, then please share it! Foilow me on IG @groundupbiz
January 04, 2021
17 - Value Vouchers and Market Echoes
You don't get paid for the time, you get paid for the value you bring to the world. Listen to the market (job, business, stock, real estate, crypto) and its feedback will guide you if you learn how to interpret it. Read Unscripted by MJ Demarco for a more detailed breakdown.
December 26, 2020
16 - Creating Your Money System
Yes! Money invested wisely can generate monthly passive income for you. Creating your money system is DOABLE but you have to know how. And you have to BELIEVE in your ability to do it. Finances can sometimes be discouraging but money systems are not hard to understand. And building one brings new inspiration.
December 17, 2020
15 - Mindset is The X-Factor
Know what you want, develop your mindset to get it. Don't get distracted by acorns if you're working on a project... Finish up! Keep building your income streams. Correction - More than $5 Trillion USD (and other currencies) is traded on average every day in the Forex market.
December 11, 2020
14 - Tell Your Friends About Your Book
Creating a book is 80% mindset, 20% work. Start strong with an outline and tell your friends you are writing a book so they can hold you accountable.
October 24, 2020
13 - "Easy" Book Creation Tips
Writing a book is challenging. Organizing ideas, editing, and formatting... the list continues. Start with these tips and make the first few steps easier.
September 29, 2020
12 - Write Your Book!
Writing a book makes sense for every influencer, business owner, and brand builder. It builds your understanding and credibility. If your book is helpful to the world, you can create passive income opportunities as well.
September 27, 2020
11 - Break the Time for Money Trade
When we become adults, we naturally transition to trading our time for money. Most people stay in this stage for the rest of their lives but that doesn't have to happen. Learn about how you can use money to earn more money and leverage the power of multiple income streams to break this trade.
September 25, 2020
10 - Improve Your Branding with Fritz Colinet!
We speak with Fritz Colinet (@retnamedia) about the specific questions you need to answer to REFINE your brand. We also talk about idenitfying your target audience member and what you can do to better serve them.
June 20, 2020
9 - Visualize Your Better Life
Visualization is a powerful tool which can help you turn your imagination into reality. Strengthen this skill to give your mind a clear image of where you want to go.
May 21, 2020
8 - Choose to Be Happy with Davion Johnson (Dave Shine)
We speak with Davion Johnson (IG @dave_shine_) about the importance of a realistic positive attitude, finding happiness, and how your PERCEPTION affects your results in life. Tune in!
May 21, 2020
7 - Don't Run Away from Process!
Without the right daily processes, there will be no event. We are thrilled by success events and fascinated by stories of those who have become great. Sometimes we don't see all the work and failures that person went through to become great. Sometimes the process is left out of the story. Understand that YOUR DAILY PROCCESSES are the key to what you want to accomplish.
May 19, 2020
6 - Build Stronger Customer Relationships with Buddy Cheeks
In this episode, we talk with Buddy Cheeks (IG: @buddycheeks) about turning your passion into a business. We also talk about ways to build strong relationships and show appreciation for your customers.
May 18, 2020
5 - Blueprints will Save You Time & Headache
The internet is full of free PDFs, courses, and worksheets created to HELP you get to your goal faster. Have you taken full advantage of the free blueprints available for your goals?
May 17, 2020
4 - Make Better Decisions with Your One Thing
Make better decisions for reaching your goals with one of the key ideas in The One Thing (by Gary Keller). Manage your time more appropriately and decide what is the most important thing for you to do next.
May 16, 2020
3 - Tap Into Your Why
Tapping into your WHY can help you unleash your fullest potential. Focus on the driving factors that make you crave and grind for success.
May 16, 2020
2 - Your Job and Your Business with Stephen Nava
We speak with Stephen Nava (IG: nava_life) about the importance of having a job and building your business at the same time.
May 16, 2020
1 - Introduction
The Ground Up Biz podcast was created as a no-fluff education channel. The goal is to inspire and educate you to grow your business and achieve financial freedom.
May 15, 2020