028: Perpetual Entrepreneurship Pt. 3 - Ride the Business Cycle Like a Pro

August 15, 2017

This is part 3 of a 4 part series on Perpetual Entrepreneurship.

In this episode, I discuss how great perpetual entrepreneurs can learn to ride the business cycle like a pro. 

Formulation

Growth

Maturity 

Decline

 

 

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027: Perpetual Entrepreneurship Pt. 2 - Business Plans are for Banks, NOT Entrepreneurs

August 9, 2017

This is part 2 of a 4 part series on Perpetual Entrepreneurship.

In this episode, I address why business plans are for banks and NOT for entrepreneurs. I also have provided the link to the video I referenced in the podcast below. I strongly recommend spending a few minutes watching it. 

DEV PATNAIK is the CEO of Jump Associates, a strategy and innovation firm. Jump helps companies create new businesses and reinvent existing ones. Jump works with some of the world’s most admired companies, including GE, Nike, Target, and Virgin.

TEDxSoMa - Dev Patnaik - Wired to Care: How Companies Prosper When They Create Widespread Empathy

 

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026: Perpetual Entrepreneurship Pt. 1 - Feedback is the Breakfast of Champions

August 2, 2017

Perpetual Entrepreneurs are a different breed. They are constantly looking for innovation, vetting ideas, and searching for the next big idea. This is part 1 of a 4 part series on perpetual entrepreneurship where I share my perspective on how you can navigate the waters of perpetual entrepreneurship without getting lost at sea. 

The topic of this episode is centered around the great quote by Ken Blanchard, "Feedback is the Breakfast of Champions". 

 If you haven't checked out his books yet, I highly recommend doing so.

 

* Theme music by Justin Greathouse - luxpiration.com - @justin_great * 

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025: Forward Thinkers Rule Tomorrow

July 28, 2017

Are you living in the past or focusing on the future? 

 

In this episode, I address the two major categories of people you will work with - those that are living in the past and those that are intently focused on their future. Friends you can't do both, so which one are you? 

 

* Theme music by Justin Greathouse - luxpiration.com - @justin_great * 

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024: How to Build Your Personal Brand

July 12, 2017

Whether you are aware of it or not, you are known for some things. You may be known for having great ideas, always showing up on time, having a great attitue, etc. These things collectively make up your personal brand. 

In this episode, I talk about what your personal brand is, why you should care, and how to develop your brand to increase your personal capacity to change your world.

Mark 

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023: Live Like No One Else - Part 2

July 5, 2017

This podcast is part 2 of a series titled Live Like No One Else. If you make a choice to live like no one else for 5 years, you give yourself the chance to truly live like no one else for the rest of your life. 

SOME is not a NUMBER

SOON is not a TIME

LUCK is not a STRATEGY

- Mark

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022: Live Like No One Else - Part 1

June 28, 2017

This podcast is about the choice to live like no one else for 5 years so you can live like no one else for the rest of your life. 

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021: No Risk No Reward

June 22, 2017

In this episode, I discuss the risk reward tradeoff in business and share a relevant story. 

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020: 50 AND ON THE STREETS

June 12, 2017

A little rant on what you can start doing today to keep yourself from winding up being 50 years old and out of a job. 

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019: Keys To Entrepreneurial Success Part 2 - The Importance of Marketing

June 5, 2017

This is a continuation of episode 18: Keys To Entrepreneurial Success - A Conversation With Nick Redwine. 

In this episode we take the gloves off and speak frankly about the disconnect between what he and I were taught in school about marketing and how it works in the real world. Nick shares his story about how he gave away t-shirts as a way to build his brand and ended up having one of the most popular t-shirt's in the Dallas, TX area. Nick is a true mastermind on Marketing. His insight comes from doing it every day for over 25 years for his own business. 

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