Todd Duckett

Podcast 0018: Todd Duckett

Today on Business Machine is Todd Duckett, a former NFL running back and founder of New World Flood. New World Flood is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to flood the world with service. Mission Make people believe in themselves and spread positive messages by raising awareness and being a cause. In ten years Todd plans on opening a community center in Lansing, Kalamazoo, and Arusha, Tanzania. Learning From Our Mistakes An early mistake Todd learned was not separating the …

Nick Kullin

Podcast 0016: Nick Kullin

Today on Business Machine is the founder of Second Flight Academy, Nick Kullin. SFA is an eight week, one-on-one academy that helps entrepreneurs revolutionize the way they leverage their online marketing efforts through growth hacking. The SFA began as a spin-off of his previous marketing agency. Mission Help business owners innovate their online marketing efforts while reducing marketing costs. In 10 years, Nick imagines an accelerated program that takes the concept of growth hacking even further for the industry. Learning …

Chuck Wang

Podcast 0015: Chuck Wang

Today on Business Machine is Chuck Wang, founder and CEO of MVP Consulting, which creates online business processes to help you streamline your sales. Inspired by other podcasts and a want for more sustainability, he made the leap to entrepreneurship in order to work to live, not live to work. Mission To listen to your questions. Chuck assesses that most small businesses get stuck on their first sale, and his purpose is to act as a mirror to discover how …

Casey Zeman

Podcast 0014: Casey Zeman

Today on Business Machine is Casey Zeman, author of Build Your Audience With Live Video, founder of EasyWebinar, and developer of the Fullscope, a Periscope analytics software tool. Mission Casey creates training and software to help clients build their business through webinars, videos, and live videos. In 10 years, he envisions building out EasyWebinar to continue empowering others to find their communities.  Learning From Our Mistakes Casey realized that incentivizing people to do business with you should be kept simple …

Samantha Riley

Podcast 0011: Samantha Riley

Today on Business Machine is Samantha Riley, creator of The Accelerant Group. With over 20 years of experience, Samantha has built several highly successful businesses, and she uses these experiences to help thought leaders and entrepreneurs clarify their message to attract ideal clients. Mission  The Accelerant Group ignites business growth so those businesses can make more impactful messages and charge higher fees. In 10 years, Samantha sees a small, beautiful office and happier people. Learning From Our Mistakes Samantha sees …

Kati Haria

Podcast 0010: Kavit Haria

Today on Business Machine is Kavit Haria, who started his first online business in 2005 selling marketing education to musicians. He blogs weekly at InsiderInternetSuccess.com, writes an inspiring daily e-mail to 15,000 business owners daily, and has taught at seminars and conferences in the UK, America and Australia over the last 6 years. Mission His flagship program, Automated Business Systems, helps people with great ideas turn those meaningful intentions into profit. Past Notable Mistakes Kavit holds the speed of implementation …

Rob Mccartey

Podcast 0009: Rob McCarty

Today on Business Machine is Rob McCarty, managing partner of the Image Shoppe. Mission Located in Grand Rapids, the Image Shoppe helps businesses clearly understand what a brand is, then take advantage of their own in new ways. In ten years, Rob imagines the Image Shoppe will maintain its intimate size as a team, as well as helping others decide what kind of professional they want to be.  Past Notable Mistakes Rob notes that a business should not only stick …

Todd Uterstaedt

Podcast 0007: Todd Uterstaedt

  Today on Business Machine is Todd Uterstaedt, former army officer turned corporate VP turned entrepreneur of From Founder To CEO based in Cincinnati. Mission From Founder To CEO helps young creators enhance their capacity as business owners to create sustainability. In 10 years, Todd sees his initiative as a larger platform for communities to access resources in a timely and easily processed fashion. Founder vs. CEO  A founder does a lot for themselves to lead a team where a CEO …

Amanda Stitt

Podcast 0003: Amanda Stitt

Today on Business Machine is Amanda Stitt, CEO of Change Media Group (CMG), started by her husband who saw a market full of saturated services. Amanda always admired small business owners in her own family while never seeing herself as an entrepreneur. Now, she excels in the business of helping people connect. She envisions the company as space for young talent to enjoy their work. Mission A full-service creative agency providing targeted media services including direct mail, print, and digital advertising …

Tom Stewart

Podcast 0002: Tom Stewart

Today on Business Machine is Tom Stewart, who first had thoughts of entrepreneurship with a group of high school friends. Over the last decade, he has provided consultation to 44 organizations in a wide range of industries – the majority of which were new or small companies. Tom has also worked on transition teams for larger organizations, including the State of Michigan, and his efforts have resulted in nearly $7M in new client revenues and 60 new jobs in the Capitol Region. …