Business Machine 0039 – Dana Oliver

Today on the podcast we have Dana Oliver. Dana is the Senior Director of Research and Development at Medronic Surgical Technology. He is also author of the book “Mantra Design – Innovate, Buy, or Die!” Mission: To help people become good leaders using the ideas found in his book. Mistake: He warns against being afraid to fail. Recommendations: Quote: “Successful people aren’t afraid to fail; they are afraid to not try.” Book: What the CEO Wants You to Know Eat With: Bill George Tech/App: …

Business Machine 0038 – Tom Lindsay

Today on our podcast we have Tom Lindsay. Tom runs a podcast titled SmallBiz Brainiac and is the CEO of Alternative Market Solutions (AMS). Mission: His passion is to relieve the burdens of small business owners from being an employer, and helping them to be relieved from the non-core activities that can take place when running said business. Mistake: He warns against expecting the company to expand and therefore making accommodations to grow the lifestyle with the generated income that is being made at this …

Business Machine 0037 – Andrea Waltz

Mission-  Andrea is very passionate about teaching people how to “go for the no” by overcoming failure, fear, and rejection to get to where they want to be within their business.  She also helps people find missed opportunities by expanding their comfort zone.    Mistake- Not keeping enough focus in her dream in order to visualize the end goal.   Recommendations: Quote- “Persistence is the twin sister of excellence.  One is a matter of quality; the other, a matter of …

Business Machine 0036 – Sharon Hadden

Today on our podcast we have Sharon Hadden. Sharon is the Principal Consultant for Social Savvy Consulting Group, LLC, where she assists small businesses and entrepreneurs with public relations, marketing and social media. Mission- To help small businesses run communications as if they were on a big-business scale. Sharon also focuses on strategic planning and training within the company so that she is giving the businesses the proper skills they may use to help themselves succeed within the industry they have …

Business Machine 0035 – Aron Beierschmitt

Mission- Aron’s mission is to spread his passion of how people share and communicate online. He achieves this by taking the best of the offline world and bringing it online while making it safer and more private for the parties involved. Mistake- He didn’t have a co-founder in the beginning, which hindered the foundation of his business. Recommendations Quote- “Never let your sense of morals get in the way of doing what is right.” -Isaac Asimov Book- Creativity Inc.   Tech/app- Slack …

Business Machine 034 – Trajan King

Today on the Business Machine we have Trajan King. An entrepreneur since 1995, Trajan has worked with large companies such as Apple, Ebay, Yahoo, and IBM. Currently, Trajan is running Invincible Start-up. Mission:  Trajan advises entrepreneurs to successful launch their startups and take action on their ideas. In 10 years, Trajan hopes he is doing something similar to what he is doing right now. Learning From Our Mistakes: Not testing assumptions right away. Spending to much time doing market research. …

Zac Johnson

Business Machine 033 – Zac Johnson

Today on the Business Machine we have Zac Johnson. Zac is an entrepreneur with over 20 years experience in the world of online marketing and blogging.  Mission: Through his blogs at ZacJohnson.com and blogging.org, Zac consults and releases tips on how to successfully advertise online. In 10 years, Zac hopes to run his business the same as he is today and continue to add value to people. Learning From Our Mistakes: Stay focused on what is working on the time. …

Cole Hatter

Business Machine 032 – Cole Hatter of Thrive

Today on the Business Machine we have Cole Hatter. Cole is an entrepreneur, investor, author, and award-winning speaker.  Mission:  Coles greatest passion is giving a platform to educate and helping others. In 10 years, Cole will be producing movies, continuing Thrive, traveling and spending time with his family. Learning From Our Mistakes:   Cole states that a mistake he notices other entrepreneurs make when starting a business is being confused on the difference between busy and productive. If you are busy …

Bill Parravano

Business Machine 031 – Bill Parravano

Today on the Business Machine we have Bill Parravano. Bill is known as the “The Knee Pain Guru.” He has over 26 years of martial art and body work experience understanding movement and tensions patterns that lead to physical pain. Mission Bill’s mission is to help individuals with knee pain by pain pattern interrupts. This method relaxes the body to release pressure on the nerves without drugs, shots, or surgery. In 10 years, Bill hopes to see practitioners and clinics …

Jason Treu

Business Machine 030 – Jason Treu

Today on the Business Machine we have Jason Treu. Jason is a nationally recognized, business and executive, coach, sales trainer, and Amazon Best Seller author of Social Wealth. He is also owner and CEO of Be Extraordinary. Mission Jason’s mission is to help his clients build communication skills, increase performance, customer retention, and how to influence people. In doing so, he helps his clients move past hurdles to put excitement, passion and drive back into their lives.  Learning From Our Mistakes  A mistake …