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Real Business Owners

Real Business Owners

By Trevor Cowley & Kale Goodman
Two serial entrepreneurs, Trevor Cowley and Kale Goodman, are on a mission to help businesses of all levels develop and grow by sharing their past experience building several successful business ventures. It's their goal to convey effective techniques and strategies that any business owner can implement TODAY.
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Episode 1: Our Backgrounds, Stories and Goals

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Saving Money Hurts- No Pain No Gain | Episode 125
With success comes taxes. It’s not the most glamorous part of business, but it is one of the most important. In this episode Kale and Trevor walk you through their long term tax strategy that has allowed them to build their company to 7 figures. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
49:51
October 19, 2021
Growing as an In-Trepreneur with Tyler Augustus | Episode 124
Every good business will have good leaders from WITHIN the business. Managers, team leaders, and key players all play a big part in making the dream and goals of the business a reality.    The owners of a business can’t have their hands in every aspect of the business if they expect their business to keep growing.    This week Trevor and Kale sit down with one of their Key players, Tyler Agustus. Tyler has been with Trevor and Kale for several years now and when the business needed a leader for the Sales side, Tyler became one of those key players and stepped up to take those reigns and responsibilities so that Trevor and Kale could focus on other parts of the business.    In this episode they talk about the struggles of balancing being a good father, partner, and provider, growth to become a better person, and how money won’t solve all problems.    Connect with Tyler: @tyleraugustus1 Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
53:00
October 12, 2021
The Secret to Long Term Partnerships | Episode 123
One of Kale Goodman's superpowers is his ability to create long lasting business partnerships. In this solo episode, Kale will walk you through how he makes and maintains these relationships. Kale also discusses vision and how long term thinking can create a culture that fosters these partnerships. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
16:32
October 5, 2021
Nobody Has It All Figured Out! | Episode 122
Stop putting people on a pedestal!  This week, Trevor and Kale discuss why people look at those who are successful and expect them to know the answer to everything. They talk about how everyone has their own way to problem solve, learn, and grow in their business and lives. Almost everyone starts with square one, but it's those people willing to get out fo their comfort zone and fail that end up succeeding in the long term! The biggest difference between the average Joe and a millionaire, is the time and effort they put into everything! Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
36:56
September 28, 2021
Don't Confuse Interest for Commitment | Episode 121
More often than not we equate being interested in something for being committed but that simply isn't true. You have to continually recommit all the time to achieve your goals. In this solo episode, Trevor Cowley talks about stepping into your greatness and not letting burnout keep you from achieving your goals.  Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
18:43
September 21, 2021
What They Don’t Teach You in School with Burton Hughes | Episode 120
*Please excuse the technical difficulties with our audio* 6 months in the making, this week IFBB Pro, published author, and roofing contractor Burton Hughes joins us on the podcast! A fellow Apex member, Burton is a hard worker and talks specifically about about being able to make time to accomplish more. His book Align Your Empire is now available so go check it out! This weeks episode goes into societies attacks on masculinity, why no matter how busy you are you make your own agenda, and why there is always time to make money AND have fun! Connect with Burton on Instagram  Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
01:00:05
September 14, 2021
Opportunities Find Those With Motive with Patrick Bolanos | Episode 119
Disclaimer: This episode was not filmed in our normal studio so the sound quality doesn't sound normal!  On this week's episode, Kale and Trevor traveled down to Texas to link up with the Food Truck building king Patrick Bolano! From Nicaragua to Honduras to Texas, Patrick has seen a lot and has learned a lot in all of the different positions and professions that led up to his entrepreneurial journey.    He currently owns a Food Truck Building business where he and his team create and build over 300 food trucks a year!     Episode 119 dives into how to be open to opportunities, raising capital for businesses, and even if you make six figures why you shouldn't live the 6 figure lifestyle, and if you want to start a business, why you should work in the field of your future business dream.  Connect with Patrick on Instagram. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
47:44
September 7, 2021
Feeling Low? Time to Refocus | Episode 118
Distracted, or feeling stuck in your business? Most business owners do the same amount of revenue year after year because they aren’t challenging themselves.  In this episode Trevor and Kale talk about different ways that they’ve been able to keep their focus in such a distracting world and why challenging themselves personally has helped to better build their businesses! Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
41:37
August 31, 2021
Strategic Step Backs | Episode 117
It usually feels like one step forward, and two steps back!  At the end of the day, if you're the owner of a business, you probably have been caught in a hamster wheel doing the same thing year after year wondering why your business hasn't grown.    In this episode, Trevor and Kale highlight different strategies for building leaders to take over roles in the business, dealing with people leaving, and mapping out where you want to be in 3-5 years! Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
45:58
August 24, 2021
From Prison to Prosperity - with Brad Modrich | Episode 116
Imagine spending 4 years behind bars and what it would take to turn your life around. Not only did our guest Brad Modrich refuse to let his circumstances define him, he used it as fuel to motivate him and become the best version of himself possible. In this episode Brad shares with us his journey from prison to entrepreneur and the value of knowing your worth. He talks about backing accountability with action and the difference living with intention makes. Connect with Brad: IG:@bradmodrich Website: www.bradmodrich.com Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
01:14:43
August 17, 2021
Investing Into a Better Future - with Brody Fausett | Episode 115
Trading a Harder Today for an Easier Tomorrow This week, we are joined by Brody Fausett, door to door salesman turned real estate entrepreneur. He's always had the idea that he never wanted to to grind hard and earn lots of money but have nothing to show for it. So he put his money in a place where he could get paid at night: real estate.  In this episode we discuss doing jobs and working hard to set up for a bigger future, how to avoid being financially imprisoned from your lifestyle, and overcoming the internal bias to take risks that we may not feel "ready for" We also talked about his very recently physical feat where he completed a 100 kilometer race through some of the Utah mountain range within a 24 hour time limit and how challenges build your mental strength!  Connect with Brody on instagram @BrodyFausett Connect with him on his website: realestateinvestingschool.com Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
01:12:07
August 10, 2021
Q&A with Trevor and Kale | Episode 114
In this episode we are answering your questions from Instagram. We asked Kale and Trevor on the spot about how to create good partnerships and business plans, the power of networking, how to get value out of mastermind groups and more.  Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
59:12
August 2, 2021
One Main Ingredient Needed for Success | Episode 113
Last week we did Trevor's 37-mile birthday challenge. Trevor turned 37 and wanted to challenge himself with something he wouldn't do under any other circumstances: start at 12:00 am and walk 37 miles. We knew it was going to take longer than most people's workdays and it would be very mentally and physically challenging. Just what we wanted! In this episode, we talk about committing 100% in business, hardships that are necessary for growth, and when to worry about other's opinions. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
44:19
July 27, 2021
The Referral Queen - with Jessica Stroud | Episode 112
This week, we are joined by the number one best-selling author, The Lady Ceo, Jessica Stroud!  She quit her pharmaceutical sales job and choose to go all-in on insurance. In her FIRST year of insurance, she received 300 referrals, and in her SECOND she doubled down and received 600 referrals!   We talk about how we can make ourselves more interesting to others, why a side hustle is NOT something you should be ashamed of, and how your business can get more referrals without asking for them. Connect with Jessica on Instagram: jessicastroud_ladyceo Website: https://jessicastroudsocialmediasuccess.phonesites.com Buy her book on Amazon!  Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
01:18:36
July 20, 2021
Protecting Your Greatest Assets - with Cammy Bowker | Episode 111
Our latest guest knows a thing or two about making a positive impact and has even made it her life mission. Cammy Bowker is not only a cancer-survivor and former teacher, but she now runs a non-profit grassroots organization dedicated to rescuing children from sex trafficking. In this episode we discuss her journey from teacher to entrepreneur, the warning signs of sex trafficking, what parents can do to educate their children, and how to help victims after rescue. Connect with Cammy: Company Website: globalep.org Personal Website: cammy360.com Email: cammy@globalep.org Instagram: @globaleducationphilanthropist Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
01:07:39
July 13, 2021
Use Love and Fear as Fuel to Win | Episode 110
Solo with Kale this time talking about reflecting on the lessons in his life that created his recipe of being a high achiever. Finding love in what he does so deep that it’s scary using that fear as fuel, becoming a fighter and always applying hard work to the goal.  Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners.  Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners.  Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business?  Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com.  Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
23:09
July 6, 2021
Assign a Timeline to Your Goals! | Episode 109
If you need any reason to kick start your goals and find new ways to challenge yourself, this is the episode you NEED to listen to! Just because we are half way through 2021 doesn't mean you can take the easy route and not challenge yourself with new goals. Kale and Trevor today talk about how success is directly linked to how much you venture out of your comfort zone, why goals need to have due date, and the drive that scary goals gives you.  Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
50:13
June 29, 2021
Walking in Distance - with Cody Jefferson | Episode 108
From the pulpit to the podcast, RBO guest Cody Jefferson has done it all. He’s a father, former pastor, coach, investor, and keynote speaker! This is a guy we’ve been looking forward to for quite some time. If you are struggling in any aspect of your life, this episode is for you! In this episode we discuss purpose, overcoming obstacles, and how to change the habits and beliefs that aren’t serving you. Connect with Cody: Instagram: @cody_jefferson Website: The Multiple Club Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
01:08:33
June 22, 2021
Raising Your Frequency | Episode 107
You're not meant to live your life at a low frequency. One thing that most people don’t pay attention to is how energy, frequency, and vibrations affect us on a day to day basis. But once you become aware and understand the power of these things in your life, it’s a game changer! This episode goes into greater detail about the realities of being a high frequency person, what it takes, and why your current level of effort might not be enough to get you there. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
24:49
June 15, 2021
Tranquilizing Your Demons - with Bobby Rones | Episode 106
Today we’re thrilled to feature our first repeat guest! After 90 weeks of bittersweet struggle, Bobby Rones is back to discuss his weight loss progress, lessons learned, and confronting self-identity. Bob is an employee of ours who once weighed over 550 pounds. A few years ago, he decided to take ownership of his circumstances and REALLY commit to the work it would take to fix them. As of this recording, he’s down more than 200 pounds and twice the person mentally for having undergone this journey. It’s been truly inspiring to see his progress, and we’re excited to share a glimpse of that story with you all! Connect with Bobby @BobbyRones on Instagram. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
01:24:16
June 8, 2021
Building Business Relationships - with Chris Ratto and Andrew Weber | Episode 105
It's another two-guest episode! Chris Ratto and Andrew Weber are the co-founders of Xenia Partners, a financial technology company that partners sponsors and clients to optimize funding potential. These guys are also members of Arete and know how to get shit done!!   In this episode we speak about networking, getting out of your comfort zone, and the power of a strong partnership.  Connect with Chris and Andrew:  Website: Xenia Partners  Chris: @chrisratto_ Andrew: @andykweber Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
01:12:19
June 1, 2021
Taking Big Risks - with Mike Claudio | Episode 104
Mike Claudio is a sales and leadership coach and keynote speaker. Mike also hosts the Big Stud podcast and founded a non-profit organization that donates new shoes to children in need. In this episode, we speak with Mike about his entrepreneurship experience, and the importance of external impact, taking risks, and avoiding lifestyle inflation. Connect with Mike here: Website: https://winrateconsulting.com Instagram: @winrateconsulting Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
01:33:11
May 25, 2021
New Levels New Devils - with Natassia Knutson | Episode 103
Natassia Knutson is the CEO and owner of Project Support Services. Her company specializes in program solving and tackles construction projects head-on. In this episode, we speak with Natassia about overcoming adversity, sacrifice, the importance of good money habits and being a “mama-prenuer”. Connect with Natassia: Website- https://psscert.com Instagram- @mama_prenuer Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
55:49
May 18, 2021
Why We Need More Self Awareness | Episode 102
People who are confident, have stronger relationships, are more creative, and are better leaders have one thing in common- self awareness. The power of creating self awareness is not to be underestimated. This episode goes in-depth to help you understand what self awareness is, why we need more of it, and how it can benefit ourselves and our businesses.  Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
28:51
May 11, 2021
The Realities of Success | Episode 101
Here’s the thing… Becoming successful isn’t as complicated as people think. At this point in history, all the secrets are out. The stuff that comes up when you Google “how to win at life” actually works. So why are most people still struggling? Because following that roadmap is incredibly difficult and takes a tremendous amount of discipline! You can’t cut corners and expect extraordinary results! This episode goes into greater detail about the realities of success, what it takes, and why your current level of effort might not be enough to get you there. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
23:34
May 4, 2021
Episode 100: Putting Your Best Foot Forward - Plus 100th Episode CASH Giveaway!
To enter the giveaway visit RealBusinessOwners.com/100. Whether it's your everyday habits, networking, or being approachable; it's crucial to put your best foot forward.  The more you work on being your best self, the more opportunities will open up to you in both your personal and professional life. This episode covers how to be in that right mindset to really take care of your health, create non-negotiable habits, and the importance of networking. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
52:45
April 27, 2021
Episode 99: How To Hit That Next Level
Just because you are making money, doesn't mean your business isn't having issues. This episode covers how to deal with growing your business by examining your company from the ground level up. We discuss the importance of getting in the weeds, creating strong leaders, and really know what's going on in your business. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
42:60
April 20, 2021
Episode 98: Alternative Funding - with Curtis Nalley
Curtis Nalley is the owner and CEO of Lending America LLC. His company helps individuals and businesses obtain unsecured lines of credit and unsecured term loans. In other words, this is the guy to talk to about finding the best funding you can possibly qualify for! In this episode, we talk with Curtis about non-traditional funding, leveraging credit, and how the wealthy make use of other people’s money to grow even richer. Take advantage of Curtis's offer by visiting LendingAmericaLLC.com. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
52:22
April 13, 2021
Episode 97: Working With a Videographer - with Austin Snyder
Austin Snyder has been with us since the very beginning of Real Business Owners! We've been benefiting from his video and social media experience for nearly three years and it's about time our audience had a chance to as well! In this episode, we talk with Austin about the nature of our relationship, things to look for when hiring a videographer, and tips for producing better social media content. Connect with Austin @A.ToddSnyder on Instagram or on LinkedIn. Budget video gear recommendations - LINK Further video gear recommendations - LINK Our podcast setup - LINK Start a 2-mic podcast for under $500 (assuming you have a laptop) - LINK Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
01:09:04
April 6, 2021
Episode 96: Hiring and Firing
We’ve said it before, your employees are your business! Of course this means you should take the hiring process very seriously, because choosing the right people will make or break your whole operation! In this episode, we go in-depth on our hiring process and philosophy as well as how to keep good employees happy once you have them.  Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
39:09
March 30, 2021
Episode 95: Business and Relationships - with Chris and Liane Saunders
This episode has been in the works for over a year! Chris and Liane are a perfect example of working with your partner in business! They are both members of the Arete Syndicate (they both have Arete tattoos) and we are excited to have them as the first husband and wife duo on the podcast!   In this episode, we talk with Chris and Liane about relationships, how to fix a broken mindset, and lessons learned from 2020. Connect with Chris on Instagram @ChrisSaundersTheMan Connect with Liane on Instagram @LianeSaunders1 Or connect on their website icommcorp.com Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
01:23:04
March 23, 2021
Episode 94: Future Thinking - with Bruno Nicoletti
Bruno Nicoletti is a co-founder of Hummingbird Growth & Automation. His company helps entrepreneurs find and engage with high value leads using LinkedIn. In this episode, we talk with Bruno about his entrepreneurship experience coming from Brazil to the United States, the development of Hummingbird, and things he does to stay ahead of the curve. Connect with Bruno @Brvno on Instagram or Bruno Nicoletti on LinkedIn. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
01:01:55
March 16, 2021
Episode 93: Investment Funds Explained - with Bridger Pennington
Bridger Pennington is the Founder of Black Bridge Capital and the host of the Investment Fund Secrets podcast. In this episode, we talk with him about the basics of investment funds, how he got into the industry, and the strategies he uses to attract investors. Connect with Bridger @Bridger_Pennington on Instagram or by visiting InvestmentFundSecrets.com. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
01:02:40
March 9, 2021
Episode 92: The Power of Persistence - with Richard Tilley
Richard Tilley is one of the most badass entrepreneurs we've had the pleasure of meeting through the Real Business Owners platform! He's a great example of someone who has taken the advice, put it into action, and seen the process work wonders for his business! In this episode, we talk with Richard about his entrepreneurship journey, strategies for making yourself known to potential clients, and how to best bounce back from failure. Connect with Richard @InkLabSPS on Instagram or by visiting InkLabSPS.com. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
01:23:54
March 2, 2021
Episode 91: Your Employees Are Your Business
From time to time it’s important to check in with your people. Otherwise, it’s too easy to assume everything is going great, and all your employees are perfectly content. It's your job as the business owner to ENSURE everything is all right. In this episode, we talk about things we do to maintain employee satisfaction and culture. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
48:18
February 23, 2021
Episode 90: Empowering Blue-Collar Entrepreneurs - with Lee Haight
Lee Haight is the owner of $50 million roofing company. We first met in the Arete Syndicate and immediately recognized him as a kindred spirit with a similar approach to business. In this episode, we talk with Lee about how to maximize the value of an event or mastermind, leveraging social media as a blue-collar entrepreneur, and the philosophies that have got Lee to where he is today. Purchase a ticket to Lee's event at BlueCollarConference.com. Connect with Lee @Lee_Haight on Instagram or by checking out his YouTube channel. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
52:19
February 16, 2021
Episode 89: Pros and Cons of Outsourcing
When it comes to scaling your business, you might think about outsourcing.  When it looks like outsourcing your sales team, marketing, or something else, in this episode, we talk about how in the long run it could be best to keep as much in house as you can. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
59:37
February 9, 2021
Episode 88: The Right Kind of Business Coaching - with Tanner Chidester
Tanner Chidester is a successful fitness entrepreneur turned business coach who helps people create and scale online courses, services and programs. Unlike most “coaches,” Tanner actually built a seven-figure business BEFORE trying to teach others how to do it! In this episode, we talk about the coaching industry, dealing with negative reviews, and our initial thoughts on the new clubhouse platform. Connect with Tanner @Tanner.Chidester on Instagram or on YouTube at YouTube.com/TannerChidesterOfficial. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
01:11:07
February 2, 2021
Episode 87: Personal Brands
There’s a pretty clear shift happening in today’s consumers. With each passing year, more and more folks are choosing to do business with PEOPLE they know, like and trust as opposed to faceless organizations. When you consider today’s premier brands (Facebook, Amazon, Tesla, etc.), it’s surprising how often you’ll find an individual leading the company who, even outside the business, is a celebrity in their own right. They’ve invested in a personal brand, and it’s paying off in a big way. In this episode, we lay out how to build and leverage a personal brand. It’s a longterm play, but, mark our words, personal branding will prove to be a huge separator 5-10 years down the line! Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
01:11:38
January 26, 2021
Episode 86: Why Your Underprivilege Can Be a Privilege
So many people conform to their environment! They use how they grew up and where they are now as an excuse for their lack of success, but it should be the opposite. Most people, including us, have to dig through the hardships and fight to reach the top. And in doing so, they develop an even stronger level of commitment, hustle, and drive to get what they want.   In this week's episode, we cover the benefits of growing up underprivileged, why it's up to YOU to succeed, and why putting pity on people doesn't help them. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
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January 19, 2021
Episode 85: Proximity is Power - with Mitch Mathews
Mitch Mathews is a former NFL player turned entrepreneur that exemplifies nearly everything we preach on this podcast! In this episode, we cover how to develop resilience, tips for improving as a salesperson, and networking strategies that actually work. Connect with Mitch @MitchMathews10 on Instagram and Twitter. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
01:08:31
January 13, 2021
Episode 84: How To Set and Achieve Powerful Goals
Everyone goes into each year with great hopes and intentions, but that enthusiasm tends to die out come February. Those who actually improve understand the adjustments required when you commit to something new. In this episode, we cover proper goal setting, common mistakes, and effective strategies to have an awesome year! Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
01:00:30
January 6, 2021
Episode 83: From Homeless to Top Salesman - with Kason Jennings
This week, Kason Jennings joins us to help wrap up the year with a message of hope, no excuses, and appreciating the struggle. Drug addictions, bad credit, and homelessness are a thing of the past, because now Kason is our top salesman for the second year in a row! Connect with Kason @kasonjennings on Instagram and Facebook Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
01:06:13
December 30, 2020
Episode 82: Defining What Success Means To YOU - with Ryan Williams
Ryan Williams is a former Navy SEAL and the founder of Industry Threadworks. In this episode, we talk with him about honing company culture, managing employees, and clarifying your vision so you can focus on what’s needed for YOUR goals. Connect with Ryan @invictus5326 on Instagram or by visiting IndustryThreadworks.com. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
01:18:42
December 23, 2020
Episode 81: Serving Your Customers With Integrity - with Adam Niec
Adam Nice is doing business with his customers in mind! Not happy with how payment processing companies are always gouging customers and raising rates, Adam started his own company, Rate Tracker, to help businesses track their processor fees. He also Co-Founded the processing company Certain Pay, with the promise to never raise your processing fees.  Adam is a go-getter, and before even starting his own business invested $25,000 into an entrepreneur group, because he knew the value it would bring to his now current businesses.   In this episode, we talk about investing in entrepreneur groups, taking care of your customers, and surrounding yourself with successful people who will force you to grow. Connect with Adam  Instagram - @adamniece11 Rate Tracker - ratetracker.io Certain Pay - gocertainpay.com Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
01:15:28
December 16, 2020
Episode 80: Risky Business
This episode is about the importance of taking on risks and uncertainty. If you refuse to risk what you currently have, you're denying your true potential! As children, we're taught to play it safe and AVOID risks, but this mindset will not serve you as an entrepreneur. Calculated risk is an essential part of the process. You can't live a fulfilled life in 100% safety! Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
47:38
December 9, 2020
Episode 79: The Amount of Time Needed to Grow Your Business
In this episode, we talk about why it can take a long time for a business to gain success, how much time and effort you need to dedicate to your business, and the stress of starting and operating your business. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
58:34
December 2, 2020
Episode 78: Dealing With Uncertainty
This year has truly been one for the books when it comes to uncertainty. Between a global pandemic and one of the most brutal elections in recent history, it's been difficult to maintain a sense of control, even over our personal lives. In this episode, we provide our two cents on the current situation and discuss the appropriate mindset to have moving forward, regardless of who becomes president. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
53:03
November 25, 2020
Episode 77: How Listening Can Turn a "No" into a "Yes" - with Corey Berrier
Corey Berrier is a sales/business coach and the host of the Successful Life Podcast. In this episode, we talk with Corey about why not listening is the number one problem in sales, making the "Yes" decision the easiest decision the customer has to make, and the power your mind has in shaping your future. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with Corey @Coreyberrier on Instagram, check out his podcast at successfullifepodcast.com, or by visiting salesceo.co. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
01:19:22
November 18, 2020
Episode 76: Partner Mastermind (Part 2) - with Jeremy Woodard and JD Leavitt
This episode covers the rest of our partner mastermind. In it, we finish our list of topics for entrepreneurs, discuss apps that we use to increase productivity, and break down our marketing strategy for this year. Want help organizing your content schedule? Go to THIS LINK and download our FREE content schedule organizer.  --- What we use: Digital Ops Center: We know that managing your content and ads, can be a bit overwhelming. Digital Ops Center provides a resource that you can manage, organize, measure, and collaborate on all of your marketing campaigns and channels all in one place - DigitalOpsCenter.co/rbo. ActiveCampaign: Email marketing & marketing automation platform ActiveCampaign.com. Trello (task management) Trello.com. Slack (messaging service) Slack.com. --- Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com. This episode was produced without our usual crew. We will be back in the studio for episode 77.
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November 11, 2020
Episode 75: Partner Mastermind (Part 1) - with Jeremy Woodard and JD Leavitt
Today we're joined by our partners, Jeremy and JD, for our second annual mastermind. In this episode, we discuss things we hope to accomplish in 2021 and brainstorm a list of educational topics to share with our business audience.  Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com. This episode was produced without our usual crew. We will be back in the studio for episode 77.
01:05:26
November 4, 2020
Episode 74: Success Triggers - with John Marrone
John Marrone is a growth expert who helps high performers break through to the next level. It's his mission to help others become the ultimate version of themselves. In this episode, we talk with John about his story, routines and habits that have enriched his life, and common mistakes made by entrepreneurs. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with John @RealJohnMarrone on Instagram or by visiting JohnMarrone.com. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
01:07:15
October 28, 2020
Episode 73: How to Attract Opportunities
In this episode, we talk about the key characteristics of a person who attracts opportunity and how you can develop these traits in yourself. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
42:28
October 21, 2020
Episode 72: The Responsibilities of a Business Owner - with Jeff Fenster
Jeff Fenster is a serial entrepreneur and the founder of everbowl, a rapidly expanding restaurant chain with over 25 locations. Jeff’s approach to scaling a company is unique, and the way he’s streamlined the process of opening new stores has lead to massive growth. In this episode, we talk with Jeff about his history as an entrepreneur, why lack of experience shouldn’t hold you back, and the responsibilities of a CEO. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with Jeff @FensterJeff on Instagram or JFenster on LinkedIn. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
01:09:38
October 14, 2020
Episode 71: Embrace Your Role as the Underdog - with Zachary Babcock
Zachary Babcock is an ex-con turned entrepreneur and the owner of Underdog Empowerment. He’s made it his mission to help entrepreneurs launch, grow and monetize top-shelf podcasts. In this episode, we talk with Zach about his story, powering through super dark times, and how he beat the odds in overcoming his “identity” as a criminal. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with Zachary @ZacharyJBabcock on Instagram or by visiting UnderdogEmpowerment.com. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
01:03:47
October 7, 2020
Episode 70: This Tax Credit Could Save You Thousands! - with Tony Kassaei
Tony Kassaei is an experienced financial advisor and the owner of his own practice. For this episode, he’s here to talk about an underutilized research and development (R&D) tax credit that could put thousands of dollars back in your pocket. Other topics include Tony’s grueling experience completing 75 hard and our shared involvement in entrepreneurship groups. To take advantage of this opportunity visit RealBusinessOwners.com/GetMoney. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
01:14:38
September 30, 2020
Episode 69: Relationship Advice for Entrepreneurs
Boyfriend, girlfriend, husband, wife, life-partner... whatever it is, a relationship done right can propel you to achieve more in this life than you ever could alone! BUT that can only happen when you put in the work, communicate, and also support your partner in their goals! In this episode, we discuss things we've done to improve our relationships, share personal stories, and talk about what you should do when your partner isn't supportive of your business efforts. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
45:07
September 23, 2020
Episode 68: The Power of Your Reputation
Developing a solid reputation for your business is a difficult process that requires time and vulnerability. Many of your efforts won't lead to anything, and those that do often won't show their value for years. You'll feel frustrated, you'll lose money, and you will get burned at least a couple times. BUT, the way you're perceived by potential customers and collaborators might be the single most powerful thing in business! So, the investment is ultimately worthwhile as long as you go about it the right way. In this episode, we share tips for building a strong network/reputation and stories of times we made game-changing connections and deals! Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
31:17
September 16, 2020
Episode 67: Elevate Your Life by Raising Your Standards
Successful people don't become successful by accident, they get there by setting a specific standard for themselves and refusing to accept anything less! In this episode, we talk about the importance of having defined standards tailored to your vices, needs, and potential. Other topics include our thoughts on challenges like Andy Frisella's 75 Hard and Trevor's opinion on the show "Undercover Billionaire." Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
42:38
September 9, 2020
Episode 66: It’s Time to Refocus
This year has provided EVERYONE with prime excuses to ignore our health, our finances, and our personal development. With the constant distractions, it's been all too easy to lose sight of the things that really matter.  In this episode, we share our thoughts on how to best turn this shit around. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
45:52
September 2, 2020
Episode 65: Transform Your Life Through Power Moves - with Tomas Keenan
Tomas Keenan is a great example of someone who looked at his life, decided he wasn't satisfied, and then ACTUALLY put in the WORK to force a change! In the short time we've known him, it's been incredible to watch Tomas level up his business, health, and social circle by making strategic power moves that connect with his goals. In this episode, we talk about how to level up your network of people, tips for writing a book, and Tomas's experience completing 75 hard. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with Tomas @Tomas_Keenan on Instagram or by visiting ConnectWithTomas.com. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
47:54
August 26, 2020
Episode 64: Overcoming the Force of Average - with Ryan Stewman (Hardcore Closer)
Ryan Stewman is a damn rockstar. The dude has, to put it lightly, a crazy unpleasant past that COULD serve as the perfect excuse to settle for an average life… but Ryan is no average guy. Since being released from prison (yup) in 2008, he’s found huge success in sales, social media, business marketing, and half a dozen other pursuits. Ryan is one of our personal mentors and, in the past couple years, has helped us reach beyond our perceived limits. In this episode, we talk about his story, out-achieving our parents, and the importance/reality of focus. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with Ryan @HardcoreCloser on Instagram or by visiting onespotsocial.com/closer. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
01:03:12
August 19, 2020
Episode 63: Effective Decision Making Techniques
Of course we’re huge supporters of getting coaching/mentorship from someone two or three levels above you, but at the end of the day, it has to be YOU that makes the big decisions in your life. That’s why it’s super important to develop a personalized process that encourages logical and efficient decision-making! In this episode, we explain why decisiveness is such an essential business skill as well as how you can develop and streamline your own decision-making strategy. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. You can also support us by shopping at our Amazon store (ShoeForLess).
29:53
August 12, 2020
Episode 62: Finding YOUR Purpose - with Tony Whatley
Tony Whatley is a man of many, many talents. Deemed the “Side Hustle Millionaire,” this entrepreneur, business coach, best-selling author, and speaker fell into entrepreneurship when a “just for fun” personal project began producing more than 10K/month. In this episode, we talk with Tony about how he built LS1Tech, a massive online automotive community, and how he later sold the company (his side hustle) for more than $2,000,000. Other topics include tips for building an online community, what kinds of business can be sold for a profit, and the importance of finding a purpose deeper than money. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with Tony @365driven on Instagram or by visiting 365driven.com. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
57:41
August 5, 2020
Episode 61: What You Focus on Is What You Get
We know it’s been a challenging year for a lot of you, and it’s only become more and more difficult to stay focused as the distractions and general noise of 2020 have increased. Because of this, we decided to get back to some fundamentals: goals, discipline, and the power of your FOCUS. Right now is a perfect time to create separation between you and “the average person,” but it requires that you recognize the reality of the situation. In this episode, we discuss how you should go about refocusing your goals, the importance of staying disciplined through tough times, and some tips to improve/maintain focus! Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
42:58
July 29, 2020
Episode 60: How to Negotiate Better Deals
Not only is it an essential business skill, learning to negotiate is an important LIFE skill! The truth is, it's easy to get taken when you don't understand the song and dance that goes with some of these deals, especially when you're still green! Overpaying/over-compromising is a classic mistake that you don't have to make so long as you do a little research and learn the basics early! In this episode, we cover the fundamentals of negotiating a good deal and share a handful of our own experiences. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. Interested in fixing your credit? Visit SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
37:29
July 22, 2020
Episode 59: Imposter Syndrome
It’s funny how we assume those we admire don’t have the same problems and insecurities we do. As if these people are born in a three-piece suit, immediately an expert in their field or craft. Because we don’t know others’ history like we know our own, it’s easy to feel like an imposter, even when there’s plenty of evidence that says otherwise! It happens to pretty much everybody, and honestly... it’s a reoccurring issue throughout life (assuming you keep trying to progress). In this episode, we discuss our experience with imposter syndrome, where it comes from, and the things we’ve done to reduce it. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com.
35:09
July 15, 2020
Episode 58: Cutting Negative People Out of Your Life
As you further commit to leveling up in life it will become more and more apparent which of your friends are holding you back. Cutting off those relationships is often difficult or awkward but ultimately an essential part of the process. You can’t force anyone to progress with you, and you’re doing both yourself and that individual a disservice by trying to make it work. In this episode, we illustrate why dropping the deadbeats is so important and discuss techniques to tactfully cut people out. Really, we believe this is a perfect time in history to re-evaluate your friendships. With all the negativity being shared, people are showing their true colors. Between this episode and last week’s, you have the tools to evaluate who in your life is a positive influence and who needs to go. We hope this podcast will inspire you to make the necessary changes. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com.
55:47
July 8, 2020
Episode 57: Break Away From Victim Mentality
Everybody’s been through some shit. Some worse than others, but, regardless of your history, there comes a time when you gotta decide if you’re gonna wallow in that shit or let it fuel you. In this episode, we talk about one of the biggest issues we see in today’s society, the victim mentality! Bottom line, it does you no good to dwell on your failure, heartbreak, pain, poor upbringing… whatever! No matter what you’ve been through or where you come from, it’s not a death sentence. The most successful individuals learn to take their bullshit and flip it into something that serves them, and that’s what we’re here to talk about today!  Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com.
42:20
July 1, 2020
Episode 56: The Formula to Fix Your Mindset - with Carrie Marshall
Relationships, money, and business don’t come with instructions! That’s why it’s important as hell to get a coach, therapist, mentor… whatever you want to call it! Carrie Marshall is a certified life coach who works primarily with male entrepreneurs. In this episode, we talk with her about common flaws in the way entrepreneurs approach life that ultimately lead to unhappiness. Other topics include traits to look for in a coach or therapist, how to improve work/life balance, and the strengths of different coaching styles. Connect with Carrie on Instagram @Drive_Your_Thoughts_Coaching. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Interested in improving your credit? Reach out to 60 Day Credit Repair at 833-444-4027 or by visiting SixtyDayCreditRepair.com.
01:23:01
June 24, 2020
Episode 55: Tips for Building Multiple Businesses
Before we get into it there’s one thing we want to make clear, you should only look into starting a second business AFTER your first venture is profitable. Don’t be a dumbass.  That said, we obviously believe in the power of owning multiple businesses (we co-own five companies with various partners). There’s something invigorating about startup mode, and having multiple irons in the fire can be huge if one venture starts to struggle! Still, making the jump from entrepreneur to SERIAL ENTREPRENEUR comes with a host of new challenges, hence today’s topic! Our experience has taught us that one person can’t give multiple businesses the attention they need, so it ultimately comes down to doing the one thing most entrepreneurs hate most - trusting others! Listen for tips to make this process a little less painful. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com.
34:41
June 17, 2020
Episode 54: Building a Business vs. Building a BRAND - with Jacob Hutton
We believe fitness and entrepreneurship really should go hand in hand, and for Jacob Hutton they’re one and the same! Jake is a former athlete turned entrepreneur who has started several endeavors that all feed into each other in a really cool way. He understands his industry, his customers, and the power of a brand... and it’s paying off! In this episode, we talk with Jake about his experience with business, the importance of brand integrity, and what he considers the worst part of entrepreneurship (not to mention his opinions on fad diets and a little fitness 101 in the last third). Connect with Jacob @JacobHutton1 on Instagram and download the Fitness Culture app at https://apple.co/37kIlvo. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com.
01:00:14
June 10, 2020
Episode 53: How We Handle Our Personal Finances
DISCLAIMER - We are not financial advisors and can’t make any guarantees. All we’re doing is talking about how we approach money and things we’re doing to hopefully set ourselves up for longterm wealth! Here’s the short of today’s episode, live as far below your means as you reasonably can! Resist the temptation to buy all the shit you want, and you’ll ultimately end up much better off! In this episode, we discuss personal strategies to avoid overspending as well as the importance of living simply, even as the money starts to roll in. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com.
57:53
June 3, 2020
Episode 52: Things We've Done to Stay Uncomfortable
Finding success in life and business will require a seemingly never-ending string of deeply uncomfortable experiences. Sometimes it’s physical, sometimes it’s mental, and sometimes it’s a financial discomfort, but reaching the next level will always come with growing pains. The good news is you can flip the equation! By forcing yourself into situations that you’re “maybe not ready for,” you can pressure yourself into reaching that new standard! This is a topic we’ve talked around a lot, but we thought it was time to really dive in and speak about things we’ve deliberately done to force growth and improve our tolerance for discomfort. In this episode, we share a variety of experiences from investing in a bigger office, to joining the Arete Syndicate, to going on a psychedelic journey into the mind. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com.
54:36
May 27, 2020
Episode 51: How to Power Through Burnout
A major trap that many people (not just business owners) fall into is trying to avoid burnout. The truth is, you need to power through it if you want to eventually succeed in whatever you’re doing! Your initial passion will inevitably dwindle, but it’s in that moment that you can create degrees of separation between you and the competition!  If our experience in business has taught us anything it’s the value of long-term commitment, sticking with something through the ups and downs! You shouldn’t expect great results in the first one or two years, but there’s no sense in quitting when you’ve already finished what will likely be the worst of it!  In this episode, we explain why burnout is an integral part of the process and talk about things you can do to help get through it! Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com.
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May 20, 2020
Episode 50: How to Market and Sell Your Sh*t
We’re back on our practical shit with a dose of sales and marketing 101!  Both of us come from a background of sales, and we believe every entrepreneur should at least understand the fundamentals! In this episode, we cover tips for closing deals, how to not come off like an asshole, and how to leverage pain points so that everyone ultimately benefits. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com.
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May 13, 2020
Episode 49: Life-Changing Moments
Sometimes you gotta hit rock bottom before you can bounce back and break through to the next level! The incidents that actually redirect our lives are often painful, overwhelming, or otherwise unpleasant, but it’s these moments that can motivate us to make drastic changes for the better! In this episode, we share stories of what we now recognize as life-altering experiences that were difficult at the time but ultimately benefited us long-term. Examples include when Kale learned he was having a son at age 17 and when Trevor committed to kicking his drug addiction. Now that we have more than a decade’s perspective, we hope these stories will help you guys power through your own issues. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com.
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May 6, 2020
Episode 48: Preventative Measures - with James Park
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure! In this episode, we talk with attorney/entrepreneur James Park about things you should do when hiring a new employee to potentially save yourself a major headache (and possible expense) if things don't work out. Other topics include managing money as a family, creating entrepreneurial employees, and basic tips for dealing with attorneys. Jim has practiced law for over a decade and is an invaluable resource to us in operating our businesses. He's on today's episode in part to promote an app for those who need legal help in rural areas. The app is called 1Law and can be downloaded for free at https://apple.co/2Vvlhpp. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com.
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April 29, 2020
Episode 47: Millionaire Margins - with David Meltzer
In this episode, we interview ferocious Buddha and super entrepreneur David Meltzer about maximizing productivity, managing ego, and the key to finding true happiness. Connect with David @DavidMeltzer on Instagram, by visiting his website DMeltzer.com, or by texting him at 949-298-2905. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com.
34:52
April 22, 2020
Episode 46: The Value of Time Spent Alone - with Mitchell Rose
Episode 46: The Value of Time Spent Alone - with Mitchell Rose In this episode, we talk with the “man in the van,” Mitchell Rose, about sacrificing for the sake of your future self, evaluating your prices as a tradesman (or woman), and the value of time spent away from all of life’s distractions. Mitch is relatively new to entrepreneurship, but he’s doing a lot of smart things (some on an extreme scale) that other hustlers simply aren’t, especially at his age. He’s already thriving as a videographer and attributes his success to actually implementing the shit we preach about! Check out some of Mitchell’s work @man_indievan on instagram. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com.
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April 15, 2020
Episode 45: How to Become a Better Leader
Being a great leader is the chief responsibility of a business owner. Every single employee is looking to you for both leadership, AND as a model for their own work ethic. It’s a chokepoint really, poor leadership will kill any business regardless of how much potential it otherwise had. So it’s a lot of pressure, and “becoming a strong leader” is such a broad goal it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. The truth is, great people make great leaders. It’s largely a culmination of your overall excellence as a person. Practicing discipline in other areas of your life will transform you into the type of person others want to follow and emulate. In this episode, we break down this process and cover ways you can accelerate your growth as a leader. We also discuss how your employees view you (the boss), how to build confidence, and tips for becoming a better leader at home. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com.
50:24
April 8, 2020
Episode 44: Survival Mode
We know many of you are going through a lot with the current state of things. Once again, we hope everyone is staying healthy and safe. It’s an uncertain period for sure, but this too shall pass whether it takes a couple months or a couple years. In the meantime, we remain committed to bringing you guys weekly podcasts covering a variety of topics applicable to entrepreneurs and those who want to improve their lives! In this episode, we talk about times when our businesses hit survival mode and the things we did to keep ourselves afloat during those periods of uncertainty. If you’re currently struggling but still believe in your business, we urge you to stick with it through this pandemic! Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com.
40:47
April 1, 2020
Episode 42: Why Having Bad Credit Costs More Than You Think - with Colter Eagan
Like it or not, good credit is an important tool that every entrepreneur should have at their disposal! All three of us had terrible credit at one point, and we’ve slowly built ourselves up to scores over 800. Having experienced both sides, we understand how stressful bad credit is as well as how advantageous good credit can be if properly utilized. On this episode, we cover how a credit score is calculated, things you can do to improve personal credit, and a few ways to leverage good credit. If you’re in need of serious credit repair, consider reaching out to our new company, 60 Day Credit Repair, by visiting SixtyDayCreditRepair.com. *Please note that this episode was recorded in early March. We intentionally swapped this episode and the last to address the coronavirus situation as quickly as possible. Connect with Colter @ColterTheCreditDoc on Instagram. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners.
48:00
March 25, 2020
Episode 43: The Wake-Up Call
The still-developing coronavirus situation has cast a great deal of uncertainty on… well, everything. Many businesses are being forced to close their doors, thousands of people are losing their jobs, and the stock market is taking a serious nosedive. Naturally, our hearts go out to those who have been seriously disrupted by this chaos, and we wish anyone who is currently sick a speedy recovery! Thankfully, the virus is reportedly less deadly than the people panic-buying toilet paper would lead you to believe. In classic RBO fashion, we’ve taken this opportunity to talk about the lessons brought to light by our current situation. We hope this episode will offer you guys peace, insight and perspective. *Please note that we swapped this episode out for that which was originally scheduled. Episode 42 will air next Wednesday. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com.
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March 18, 2020
Episode 41: Common Denominators of Success - with Jefferson Rogers
Jefferson Rogers is the marketing director and co-owner of JKR Windows. In just two years, he and his partners have built the company into a multimillion-dollar operation with, of all things, door to door sales! Jeff has overcome a lot to get to where he is, and it’s been our privilege to watch him grow! In this episode, we talk about his story, dealing with friends and family who don’t support you, and how to avoid perfectionism. Connect with Jeff @JKRWindows on Instagram or by visiting JKRWindows.com. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com.
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March 11, 2020
Episode 40: How to Overcome Your Ego
An ego can motivate you to a certain level, but it will only get you so far. It’s not sustainable. If you’re just in business to satisfy your ego, you’ll never be truly happy. In this episode, we cover the process of overcoming your ego, share stories from our ego phases, and talk about things we wish we’d known when we first came into decent money. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com.
34:01
March 4, 2020
Episode 39: How Much Should You Spend on Marketing? - with Eddie Maalouf
Figuring out how to properly market your business can feel like an impossible task. How much should you spend? Should you hire someone or do it yourself? What kind of ads will convert for your product or service?? It’s easy to get overwhelmed, and it often takes an uncomfortable amount of trial and error. That’s why we’re psyched to have Eddie Maalouf on this episode of the podcast. Eddie is responsible for over $40 million in adspend over the past two years, AND his ads have resulted in more than $1 billion dollars worth of products added to carts. We’ve been working with Eddie on some new marketing campaigns… this guy knows his shit. In this episode, we cover a little marketing 101, keeping up the trends, and some common misconceptions about marketing. This episode is packed with value, and we know you guys are gonna dig it. Connect with Eddie @EddieMaalouf on Instagram and check out his course at BrilliantMarketers.com. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com.
46:54
February 26, 2020
Episode 38: For All You Young Hustlers - with Kaden Terry
Kaden Terry is only 17 years old, but he's already started multiple businesses, and he's over a year into his own podcast, Psychology of Success! Today's episode is a bit of a combination between Real Business Owners and Kaden's show that will be featured on both feeds. Topics include starting your first business, tips for young entrepreneurs, and what we consider the fundamental building blocks of success! Check out Kaden's Podcast "Psychology of Success" and follow him @PsychologyOfSuccess1 on Instagram. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com.
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February 19, 2020
Episode 37: Pay to Play, Pay to Suck
Today’s episode covers a simple concept that should be applied at every level of business. Guys, you gotta spend money to make money. There are loads of ways to accelerate your success, but they all involve sacrifice upfront whether it be time, money or effort. In this episode, we talk about this principle, how we’ve applied it throughout the years, and why it’s been critical to the success we’ve had. This episode also explains why we’re such fans of high-powered entrepreneurship groups. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com.
48:42
February 12, 2020
Episode 36: Our Take on Motivational Content and Continuous Learning
In this episode we discuss the books we’ve been reading: Psycho-Cybernetics by Maxwell Maltz and How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie. Guys, we’re not book people, and we’ve only recently started to take the medium seriously. That said, it’s already made a difference in our lives! We hope you guys enjoy the lessons we’ve extracted from these books and feel motivated to start reading if you’re not already! Other topics include the value of open-mindedness and why absorbing motivational content without acting is meaningless. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com.
48:59
February 5, 2020
Episode 35: Find a Way - with Brent Skinner
Brent Skinner is a partner at Brand Makers, a company that specializes in the manufacturing of unique promotional products. Basically, they’ll work with your business to create high-quality custom T-shirts, hats, pens, wristbands, swords, etc. Give ‘em a call if you need any of that because they’re awesome. Brent has worked in a variety of industries and seen some major highs as well as some devastating lows. In this episode, we cover the whole story from his early success as a mortgage lender to losing almost everything in the market crash to taking a shot in the dark with this “Brand Makers” thing. Altogether, this episode ended up being a really cool conversation, and we think Brent’s experience will bring loads of value to you guys! Connect with Brent @BrentSkinner.stg on Instagram or by e-mailing Brent@BrandMakers.com. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com.
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January 29, 2020
Episode 34: How to Stop Self-Sabotaging
It’s the strangest thing, our brains tend to respond poorly to change, even when that change is positive (like reaching a new income level). In this episode, we discuss the concept of an upper-limit threshold as well as how to overcome it. Other topics include business “cheat codes” and why you should be careful to not celebrate your wins for too long. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com.
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January 22, 2020
Episode 33: Basic Entity Structuring
In this episode, we cover basic entity structuring and what to look for in a tax consultant. It might not be the sexiest subject, but this is the real, actionable stuff that can make a huge difference for you, the listener! As always, feel free to contact us through direct message on Instagram or by calling Easier Accounting with any tax or entity-related questions! Video of this podcast is at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com. *One of our accountants has informed us that some continued education is needed to maintain EA status, but the requirements are still significantly less than that of a CPA.
40:18
January 15, 2020
Episode 32: How We Approach Content Creation
First thing, we’re humbled by all the attention our podcast and social media have received since we started last year. We didn’t expect 60,000+ followers to hop on in such a short time, and it means a lot that y’all seem to really vibe with what we’re doing.  That stated, we think it’s now safe to say we’re on to something, and we’d like to share what’s helped us with anyone interested in becoming a content creator.  In this episode, we discuss our experience trying to make social media work for our businesses and share tips based on what has and hasn’t performed.  Connect with us: Instagram - @RealBusinessOwners Facebook - Facebook.com/RealBusinessOwners Easier Accounting - EasierAccounting.com
44:43
January 8, 2020
Episode 31: Meet the Partners - with JD Leavitt and Jeremy Woodard
We’re excited to introduce you guys to our business partners JD Leavitt and Jeremy Woodard! Obviously we (Trevor and Kale) typically handle the social media side of things, but JD and Jeremy are just as involved behind the scenes with the five businesses that the four of us co-own. In this episode we actually cover how we’ve arrived at this division of responsibilities and further discuss tips and strategies to make a business partnership work long-term. Other topics include the power of reading, our thoughts on business events, and the balance between client acquisition and fulfillment.  This podcast was recorded while we were out of town attending an event. The recording quality is a little rougher than usual, but we’ll be back in the studio next week!  Connect with us:  Instagram - @RealBusinessOwners Facebook - Facebook.com/RealBusinessOwners Easier Accounting - EasierAccounting.com
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January 1, 2020
Episode 30: Buy a Bigger Jet
Happy holidays everyone! As we roll into 2020 we’re sure a lot of you are setting new goals and looking to boost your ambition. Today’s episode was a bit spontaneous (recorded guerilla style, we’ll be back in the studio the week after next) but we think it’s the perfect message for the new year! Put simply, reaching the next level, whatever that means for you, will require discomfort. It’s not about waiting for the right time, or for an issue to resolve, or for it to feel right. To level up you literally need to force that action or that thing that your previous self wasn’t willing to do!  In this episode we unpack this philosophy, share a few stories, and also cover how to create an environment where you can optimize yourself for that next big breakthrough.  Connect with us: Instagram - @RealBusinessOwners Facebook - Facebook.com/RealBusinessOwners Easier Accounting - EasierAccounting.com
34:29
December 25, 2019
Episode 29: STOP Sugarcoating
This episode is essentially the flip side to our podcast on appreciating your employees (episode 26). Put simply, we live in a sugarcoated society, and sometimes that means you’re gonna look like an asshole for calling things as they are. In this episode we discuss what we believe is the cause of this, why it’s important to let people know when they fuck up, and tips for how to go about it properly. Connect with us: Instagram - @RealBusinessOwners Facebook - Facebook.com/RealBusinessOwners Easier Accounting - EasierAccounting.com
38:37
December 18, 2019
Episode 28: Childhood Hustles and Social Media - with Ali Awad (CEO Lawyer)
Ali Awad, AKA the CEO Lawyer, is one of those perfect examples of what we preach regarding social media and providing VALUE before you ask for business! Across a slew of social media platforms, Ali has found incredible success by sharing free legal advice and letting karma do the rest!  Well... that might be simplifying things a bit, but that’s why we’re so excited to finally have him on the podcast! In this episode we get into greater detail regarding Ali’s journey, how he’s utilized social media to build his business (including Tik Tok), and under what circumstances it’s appropriate to walk away from one’s business.  Connect with Ali:  Instagram - @CEOLawyer  Website - AliAwadLaw.com  Connect with us:  Instagram - @RealBusinessOwners  Facebook - Facebook.com/RealBusinessOwners  Easier Accounting - EasierAccounting.com
01:08:23
December 11, 2019
Episode 27: The Lifetime Value of a Client - with Jasen Workman
On this episode we’re stoked to feature Jasen Workman! Jasen is an award-winning tattoo artist who specializes in creating extraordinary realism tattoos (check out this guy’s instagram, he did Kale’s most recent ink!). Jasen is an exceptionally talented artist, but here he reveals that his success is equally owed to the relationships he’s built and maintained with clients, some of which have been coming to Jasen for decades! This episode features a valuable look into his process and how Jasen has been able to connect with thousands of customers. Other topics include challenging your own ego, respecting your physical limitations, and how to appeal to different kinds of customers. Connect with Jasen: Instagram Email - JasenWorkmanArt@gmail.com Connect with us: Instagram Facebook Easier Accounting
01:04:25
December 4, 2019
Episode 26: Humans Taking Care of Humans
On this episode we discuss company culture, why it should be a priority, and things we’ve done to improve the culture of our businesses. Connect with us: Instagram Facebook Easier Accounting
40:07
November 27, 2019
Episode 25: Email Marketing - with Chase Dimond
On today's podcast we're joined, via video call, by email specialist Chase Dimond. Chase is one of the owners of Boundless Labs, a marketing agency that specializes in growth and email marketing. Believe us, this guy knows email. He knows what works, what doesn't, and how to get started. In this episode, Chase helps us cover the basics of email such as how often you should be emailing, when to stop emailing a lead, and how to keep good mailer hygiene. We also discuss his business and some of the trials Chase has overcome in getting Boundless Labs to where it is now. Connect with Chase: Instagram LinkedIn Boundless Labs Connect with us: Instagram Facebook Easier Accounting
53:47
November 20, 2019
Episode 24: The Secret Ingredient is Time - with Ryan Nichols
Ryan Nichols is the owner and operator of Wholesale Universe, a wholesale supplier of name-brand products for top sellers on Amazon. We're excited to have him on the podcast because Ryan knows everything there is to know about selling on Amazon, Shopify and a whole slew of other online outlets. In this episode we talk with Ryan about his story and what to expect when setting up an Amazon store and/or getting into retail. Connect with Ryan: Instagram Facebook Wholesale Universe Connect with us: Instagram Facebook Easier Accounting
52:58
November 13, 2019
Episode 23: The Easiest Way to Put Money Back in Your Pocket as an Entrepreneur
Taxes!! It’s not the sexiest subject, but that’s exactly why we wanted to cover it on today’s podcast! Most business owners aren’t diving into their numbers the way they ought to, and it can cost you thousands if not tens of thousands of dollars every year! In today’s episode we cover basic entity structuring, a few tax strategies, and why you absolutely must hire someone to look at your numbers! Also, we’re offering a special deal for our listeners on a custom tax plan (through Easier Accounting). This can be accessed at easieraccounting.com/RBO --- Please note, we are not accountants. Consult Easier Accounting or your current CPA/accountant before implementing any of these strategies --- Connect with us: Instagram Facebook Easier Accounting
40:03
November 6, 2019
Episode 22: Making the Personal Connection - with Mckenzie Turley
Mackenzie Turley is the creator of Invisible Bead Extensions (IBE), a unique hair extension method that’s making major waves in the world of hair. In this episode, we talk with Mckenzie about how she’s used social media to successfully build and promote her brand. Other topics include tips to better connect with your clients, the value of authenticity, and dealing with knock offs and/or copycats. Connect with Mckenzie: Instagram Website Connect with us: Instagram Facebook Easier Accounting
57:18
October 30, 2019
Episode 21: Selling From the Stage - with Jane Powers
In today's episode we're joined by speaker, entrepreneur and sales expert Jane M. Powers via video call. We talk with Jane about public speaking, owning your greatness, and what she's learned from 11 years of selling from the stage. Connect with Jane: Let's Talk Impact Event Facebook Website Connect with us: Instagram Facebook Easier Accounting
01:01:46
October 23, 2019
Episode 20: Screw Your Safety Net
Despite what you might assume, building a “safety cushion” of 5-10K just to have in case “something bad happens” is counterproductive for anyone looking to get into business. This is especially true if an unwillingness to part with this lump sum prevents you from taking advantage of a golden opportunity. You’re much more likely to succeed as an entrepreneur if you can light a fire under your ass, and the comfort of a safety net isn’t doing you any favors in that regard. As always, we don’t advocate being reckless with your money, but this episode covers in detail why we’re against clinging to a petty emergency fund. Other topics include proper money mindset and investment red flags. Connect with us: Instagram Facebook Easier Accounting
34:16
October 16, 2019
Episode 19: Kale on Getting Blindsided by Problems as a New Entrepreneur
Today's message is simple, don't wait to start your business journey! No one is ever really prepared to make the jump, but forcing yourself to start the process will in turn force you to fill in those knowledge gaps! In this episode, Kale illustrates this point with a handful of stories from when he first started out as an entrepreneur. He touches on major oversights from that time, such as misclassifying W2 employees as independent contractors, and how, while initially frustrating, these problems were a necessary part of his journey. Connect with us: Instagram Facebook Easier Accounting
14:00
October 9, 2019
Episode 18: The Best Kind of Employees - with Brent Moser
Brent Moser is a contractor/developer/entrepreneur with decades of experience operating out of southern Utah. This episode features discussion of entrepreneurship/family balance, and the value of employees who can “fill in the gaps” as well as insight on running a rental type business (both Airbnb and motorsport/boat type rentals). Brent's Business: The Beach at Sand Hollow Connect with us: Instagram Facebook Easier Accounting
48:10
October 2, 2019
Episode 17: The Best Sh*t Is the Hard Sh*t - with Jeff Lerner
Jeff Lerner is a digital entrepreneur focused on change agency and life awesomeness. What’s more, he’s a true serial entrepreneur who we’ve personally had the pleasure of working with (and learning from) for over a decade. In this episode, we talk with Jeff about common traits in high achievers and how he maintains a healthy marriage amidst all the chaos of being a business owner. Follow Jeff: Instagram Facebook Youtube Connect with us: Instagram Facebook Easier Accounting
57:16
September 25, 2019
Episode 16: Slaying Demons - with Bobby Rones
This episode is a little different, but we think you guys will dig it. Last week we sat down with Bobby Rones, an employee of ours committed to losing weight and improving his circumstances. In this episode, we talk with Bob about building willpower, owning your past mistakes, and facing your demons head-on to promote REAL GROWTH as a person. Follow Bobby @BobbyRones on Instagram. Video of this podcast is available at YouTube.com/RealBusinessOwners. Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @RealBusinessOwners. Need bookkeeping or accounting services for your business? Reach out to Easier Accounting at 888-620-0770 or by visiting EasierAccounting.com.
54:04
September 18, 2019
Episode 15: Kale on Overcoming Self-Sabotaging Habits
In this bite-sized but highly personal episode, Kale talks about his experience committing to Andy Frisella's 75Hard challenge and how it's helped him overcome challenges in his personal life. Connect with us: Instagram Facebook Easier Accounting
09:57
September 11, 2019
Episode 14: Operating in a “Dying” Industry and Crafting Company Culture - with Jared Wheeler
As a business owner, you absolutely MUST stay up to date on current trends. These days, customers rarely walk into a business looking to be sold something. They’ve done their research and plan to buy the exact product they’ve seen online. In this conversation with used car dealer Jared Wheeler, we learn how he’s found success in an industry where there’s increasingly less opportunity to “sell” a customer. Other topics include building company culture and staying competitive with your pricing. Jared is the owner of St. George Auto Gallery: https://www.stgeorgeautogallery.com/ Facebook Connect with us: Instagram Facebook Easier Accounting
58:34
September 4, 2019
Episode 13: Check Your Intentions, Break out of the Rut!
It’s altogether too easy to go about your day and simply react to issues on a case by case basis. Maintaining your current state is straightforward, it’s the easy route. Unfortunately, this won’t get you anywhere new because it’s stagnation. Real progress comes from committing to a specific goal and letting that goal inform each and every decision. There should be real INTENT behind each of your decisions, otherwise you’ll end up making short-term choices that don't connect with a long-term goal. This short, solo episode dives into this philosophy and explains how specific intentions can help you break out of a rut. Connect with us: Instagram Facebook Easier Accounting
24:24
August 28, 2019
Episode 12: Lessons Learned (Our Business Failures)
If you’re in the business game, you WILL fall flat on your face over and over and over again! This episode is here to remind you that this is only part of the process! As long as you make an effort to learn from your failures and stay relentless with your business, these mistakes, setbacks and frustrations will ultimately be what primes you for inevitable success! In this episode, we talk about our most notable business failures and how they’ve helped us become better, smarter, and more successful! Connect with us: Instagram Facebook Easier Accounting
48:51
August 21, 2019
Episode 10: The 10-Day Challenge
Today we invite you to join us on a 10-day challenge: 100% completion of six simple things designed to prime your day for success! We’ll be starting this challenge ourselves on Thursday, but don’t let it stop you if you’re hearing this a day, a week, or even years later! This episode goes into detail about the challenge, why we created it, and the intended purpose of each step. Below is a simplified breakdown. DO ALL THIS BEFORE GOING TO WORK Start your day with gratitude. Write down five things you’re grateful for and post them. Tag @RealBusinessOwners and use #PrimeYourDay so we can see it! Exercise. It doesn’t need to be anything fancy, just walk, run, or hit the gym for 45 minutes. Get that first win out of the way! Take a cold shower. There are so many benefits to this including increased alertness, improved circulation, and reduced stress! Listen to a podcast. Put good shit in your head!! Listen to something that will motivate or challenge you for 30 minutes. Consider doing this while you exercise to kill two birds with one stone! Eat a healthy breakfast. We’re leaving it up to you to define “healthy,” but be honest with yourself. Compliment someone. It feels good, keeps things positive, and costs you nothing. If you don’t have an opportunity before work, just make sure and take care of it in the AM! Follow and use #PrimeYourDay on Instagram to interact with the community. We wanted to create a challenge that anyone could do (with discipline), and honestly believe these are the fundamentals of setting up your day for success! Connect with us: Instagram Facebook Easier Accounting
50:41
August 7, 2019
Episode 9: Connecting the Dots Backwards - with Glenn Lovelace
Glenn Lovelace is a fitness personality with an incredible story of discipline, sacrifice, and, ultimately, transformation. Despite having sustained numerous injuries requiring nearly 20 surgeries AND being a father of five, in 2017 he won Bodybuilding.com’s 100K transformation challenge. In this episode, we talk with Glenn about what it takes to make a serious change (for the better) in one’s life, and how to flip past shame and/or guilt into fuel for building a better you! Connect with Glenn @geelove00 or glennlovelace.com
01:17:51
July 31, 2019
Episode 8: Kale's #1 Key to Success in Business
In this short solo episode, Kale explains why CONSISTENCY is the definitive separator between those who reach a certain level in business and those who don't. Regardless of how much value you bring or how hard you work on a given day, it means nothing unless your success equation ends with "and do it consistently!"
15:24
July 24, 2019
Episode 7: Why Start a Podcast? - with Ever Gonzalez
Ever Gonzalez is the Founder of OutlierHQ, a media and events company. In this episode, we talk with him about overcoming fear, breaking into an industry through collaboration, and starting a podcast.
55:54
July 17, 2019
Episode 6: Networking Groups - with Daniel Blue
Daniel Blue is the owner and founder of Quest Education, a service designed to teach business owners new concepts on how they can can take control of their retirement plan. Up top we discuss Daniel's company before moving into his story as a business owner. Later on, we cover sales as a potential rout into business, the benefits of networking/entrepreneurship groups, and the importance of founding your business on a product or service you 100% believe in.
56:26
July 10, 2019
Episode 5: Whatever It Takes - with Alex Hernandez
In this episode we talk with Alex Hernandez, a 24-year-old mortgage lender who has turned the Utah mortgage industry upside down. Alex is an excellent example of an individual doing whatever it takes to succeed in business. His strategy is built on providing outrageous amounts of upfront value in order to EARN a potential client's business. Listen to hear us discuss Alex's story and the strategies he's used to find success in his industry.
45:38
July 3, 2019
Episode 4: Setting the Tone for Your Day (Morning Routines)
If you're controlling how you start your day then you're controlling the tone of the day! In this episode we discuss our morning routines and how we believe they've helped us find success in all areas of our lives.
26:01
June 26, 2019
Episode 3: Managing Your Business's Instagram Account
As a business owner, if you're not investing into social media, you're shorting your future returns! In the past year and a half we've spent roughly $80,000 on Instagram giveaways, shoutouts and paid ads. In this episode, I talk about what works best to grow a business account with real followers that can be of value to your business.
24:17
June 19, 2019
Episode 2: If You're in Demand, Raise Your Rates!
On this episode, we discuss the pros of evaluating pricing and why you shouldn't discount your services.
24:41
June 12, 2019
Episode 1: Our Backgrounds, Stories and Goals
This episode is about us and our backgrounds, how we met and came together to start building businesses. We discuss our goals for this podcast moving forward and how we plan on accomplishing those goals. We are committed to bring value to you on each episode.
42:54
May 20, 2019