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The Planet Business Podcast

The Planet Business Podcast

By Michelle & Mars
Welcome to the Planet Business - the world's fastest growing digital business building podcast - for EVERYONE.

Whether you’re a first-time entrepreneur or a seasoned biz-building veteran, we’re here to provide a space where anyone - and everyone - can succeed.

No matter what level you're at, you're about to discover easy-to-implement, simple methods that anyone - any gender, any race, any creed or color can use right now to create the business and life you want.

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How to Finally Get Your Book Written with Donna Kozik (Ep 32)
Ever thought about writing your own book?  Today our special guest, Donna Kozik of Write & Publish a Book in a Weekend, dives into the frequently asked questions and challenges around getting your book written and out into the world!  Stop by to get your free book planner.
July 11, 2020
A Masterclass in Effective Social Proof
What’s the one thing that’s been proven to increase your conversions by 74% (and more)? Tune in and let’s talk about how to collect social proof that works.
June 13, 2020
How to Deal with Haters #BeBulletproof
Got hate mail? Comments that are ruining your day or hurting your confidence? Yep, part of being visible online. Here's three ways we deal with the inevitable... let us know how YOU handle it - and if these tips are helpful for you, too.
June 8, 2020
How to Never Run Out of Great Content Ideas (and Stories)
Why are we holding two pairs of (kinda clean) tiny tennis shoes?  Hit play and find out... and how the heck that relates to always having content ideas!
May 29, 2020
How to Stand Out and Get Noticed on YouTube - with Special Guest Owen Video
What's it take to stand out and get noticed on YouTube?  Find out in this episode.  Plus, how exactly can you work at home with your partner... without going bonkers?  We dive into that hot conversation, too.  And, get your freebies right here:
May 24, 2020
Discovering Ancient Wisdom
Before you get all caught up in pop culture hype... what's the original source?  Here's our list - we suggest you make a list like this, too!
May 21, 2020
The Missing Link? How to Finally Achieve the Goals You Set
Why do some people achieve crazy levels of success and others feel like they're spinning their wheels?  Tune in and find out what the "missing link" is!  Get your journaling page here:
May 19, 2020
3 Secrets of Successful Organic Lead Generation with Social Media - Special Guest Cat Stancik
Hit play and tune in as we chat about organic lead generation using social media and smart content marketing strategies.  Get your gift here:
May 17, 2020
How to Say No... Nicely (and still make money?!)
Struggling with how (and when) to say no to potential work projects?  Do you feel guilty turning people away?  Wish you could say "No" and still make money?  This episode is for you!
May 5, 2020
The Bionic Event? with Special Guest Sherrie Sokolowski (Ep 19)
What's next for the event industry?  Should you be planning an event for this fall?  What's the smartest move with current events?  Find out in this  interview with industry leader and event strategist Sherrie Sokolowski.  Get your free report from Sherrie at
May 3, 2020
How Will YOU Come Out of Quarantine? (Ep 18)
Hey!  Who's ever struggled with priorities and what to say yes and no to?  Leave a comment and let us know...  In this video we share a specific way to prioritize your "yesses" and "nos"...
April 30, 2020
How to Create a 10-Minute Content Marketing Plan for Your Business (Ep 17)
Overwhelmed by the thought of "content marketing" or not sure where to begin?  Try this!   You can create a content marketing plan in just a few minutes with our free spreadsheet.  Get your free spreadsheet here:   And be sure to subscribe to the Planet Business YouTube channel for more tips, tactics and tutorials to help you have fun while you build your business.
April 28, 2020
Be Confident on Live Video So You Can Attract Ideal Clients - Special Guest Molly Mahoney (Ep 16)
This week we invited Molly Mahoney on for our Sage Sessions Sunday series... and she shares how you can get confident on video and use FB Live, YouTube and more to attract your ideal clients.  Be sure to stop by to get access to a whole bunch of goodies!   And, if you don't know Molly yet... you should.  Molly Mahoney (known as The Prepared Performer) is a digital growth strategist who specializes in creating authentic Facebook video content and leveraging Messenger bot marketing to skyrocket client sales. After creating a video that reached one million people organically, she developed her signature “Go Live And Monetize” method. It combines her social media expertise, talent for scaling one-on-one relationships, and twenty years of performance experience on stages from New York to Las Vegas.
April 26, 2020
A Simple Way to Dream Bigger for Your Business (Ep 15)
Got a dream 100 list? Go here to get yours started:
April 23, 2020
When You Don't Feel Supported - Remember This (Ep 14)
If you struggle with feeling like you don't have support, or worrying about other people's opinions... this episode of the show is for you. Come join us in the Facebook group for a supportive community:
April 21, 2020
Hustling, Dreaming and Monetizing... Behind the Success with Joe Fier and Matt Wolfe (Ep 13)
In this episode we chat with Joe Fier and Matt Wolfe about how they got their podcast started, how it ties into their business, what it took to make this one work, their monetization strategies and more. Plus, they share their crazy effective "Dream 100" strategy and how it's worked to connect them with amazing guests for their show. Join Joe & Matt's Community at:
April 20, 2020
Take Back Financial Control (Ep 12)
Let's get you back in control of your finances - personal AND business. In this episode we challenge you to cut one expense with us (and we share what expenses we each cut).   Resources mentioned: Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey First Steps to Wealth by Dani Johnson I Will Teach You to Be Rich by Ramit Sethi Wealthy, Successful People Who Choose Less over More by Melissa Burns Trim - Digit - Not a member yet?  Join Planet Business at
April 10, 2020
Easy Ways to Get Paid Virtually (Ep 11)
Wondering how to quickly accept payments online?  In this video we share three super easy options (PayPal, Stripe and Square) that have no setup or monthly fees, and show you a few tricks with them too.   Catch the video version on our YouTube channel at Not a member yet?  Join Planet Business at
April 7, 2020
Coronavirus: Turning Lemmings to Lemonade (Ep 10)
Oh no, not another podcast episode about the coronavirus... we hear you.  In this episode we dive into the OPPORTUNITIES that are waiting for you in the midst of the chaos.   We also get really honest on our thoughts about all these "we're washing our hands" emails - as well as a few gems you might want to take some inspiration from. Let us know what you think of this one!
March 16, 2020
How to Surround Yourself with 5 People Who are as Successful As You Want to Be (Ep 09)
We've all heard the famous quote from Jim Rohn, "You are the average of the 5 people you spend the most time with."  So how exactly do you work your way into the circles you want to be in and surround yourself with those people?  In this episode we share what's worked for us and what we continue to do to surround ourselves with people who challenge us to do better, to strive for higher levels of success and to continue to evolve.
March 13, 2020
Should You "Fake it Till You Make It"? (Ep 08)
Have you been told you've got to "fake it till you make it" in business?  Is that really the only option?  Or is there a different approach that's both more authentic and less likely to crash and burn... tune in and see what we think!
March 13, 2020
It's Big Tech vs. You - Will Your Business Survive 2020? (Ep 07)
In this episode, we chat with Internet Business pioneer Rich Schefren about the current state of online business.   From what big tech is doing that's hurting small business (Google "zero-click" searches we're looking at you) to what you can do to leverage AI and data in your favor... don't miss this episode. Plus, we answer listener questions!
February 17, 2020
Minor Tyrants - Part 2 (Ep 06)
How one entrepreneurial adventure ended in detention for Michelle... and important lessons about moral codes for Mars. Things we mentioned in this episode: Rejection Proof - Leave a comment and share your early entrepreneurial stories with us!
December 30, 2019
Minor Tyrants... And, We Aren't "Cut Out" for Business--Are You? (Ep 05)
Are you an accidental entrepreneur?  An intentional one?  Are you really "cut out" for business? Click play and we'll tell you what actually matters in business success (one word). Plus, why Mars was called "Baby Clown" and how his 7th grade teacher unintentionally inspired him to start a business. We also talk about minor tyrants, women in business, a bunch of un-PC stuff, and butterflies.
December 18, 2019
Thinking Putty and the Art of Focus (Ep 04)
This episode is an example of how NOT to focus, combined with some strategies and tactics to help you focus. Things we talked about: Crazy Aaron's Thinking Putty -  Alpha Brain from Onnit - (this is a tracked referral link, if you sign up, I might get points or cash or some sort of reward, which I'll just use to get more AlphaBrain or maybe a Star Wars kettlebell) Pomodoro Technique - Timers - the one in my iphone works great Legal Notepads - get them anywhere, and use them Coffee - seriously, I've never met coffee I don't like, unless you ruin it with pumpkin spice (I'm looking at you, Starbucks) Matcha - Whole Foods carries some good brands Schedules - I like Google Calendar Discipline - you'll have to grow your own (go read Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink for starters) And Patty Farmer if you're listening, thank you for the social media content creator award... It's clearly the prettiest one on my desk, even covered in silly putty that looks suspiciously like Groot.
November 9, 2019
The 2020 Trends You Should Be Watching For (Ep 03)
So we were reading this article in Forbes (alright, it was Michelle, because Mars only reads D&D Handbooks...) about trends in business coming in 2020 and after getting into a heated debate over which ones apply to entrepreneurial businesses, we decided to share our thoughts! You can find the article that inspired this episode here: And we'd love to know what YOU think about these trends and our take on them.  Leave us a comment!
November 7, 2019
Finding the Confidence to Pitch Bigger Offers to Bigger Players (Ep 02)
You're probably selling to the wrong people.  Here's how (and why) you've got to fix it. In this episode, there's a quacking duck (blame Mars) and some morbid metaphors (blame Michelle). But really there's a behind the curtain look at how to find the confidence to play at a higher level in your business.
October 30, 2019
How to Get More Visibility - If that's Really What You Need... (Ep 01)
We get asked this question more than almost anything else... "How do I get more visibility?" Find out what we respond with, it won't be what you think.  And Mars is nicer than Michelle is.  We're not sure how that happened. But we promise - this episode will shift your thinking in a good way and give you some solid action steps to identify the real goal and next step you actually want to focus on.
October 30, 2019
Welcome to the Planet Business Podcast (Ep 00)
Welcome to the Planet Business Podcast!  This is Episode 0. Mars and Michelle discuss why this podcast should exist, in a world with a million podcasts.  And why they think you might just wanna tune in.
May 12, 2019