As any entrepreneur will tell you, bringing a new idea to life can be unpredictable, but best-selling author Scott Belsky says there is one thing you can always count on: a messy middle. And that’s not necessarily a bad thing. In fact, Scott, who has worked with former start-ups like Airbnb, Pinterest and Uber, insists that this volatile time between the start and the finish of … [Read more...] about #315: Scott Belsky—Navigating the Messy Middle
After hitting the New York Times best-seller list in 2018 and with a 500% revenue increase for her company expected this year, Rachel Hollis isn’t slowing down anytime soon. But the founder of The Hollis Company is quick to point out that she has been anything but an overnight success. Join us to hear Rachel make the case for fiercely owning your dreams, listening to your … [Read more...] about #312: Rachel Hollis—Creating Business Momentum
Whether we like it or not—and sometimes, in spite of our best intentions and best efforts—failure is unavoidable. But that’s not necessarily a bad thing, says filmmaker Jon Erwin, whose production company makes faith-based, inspirational feature films. In fact, he insists if you examine failure closely—think an uncomfortable, really honest look—you may very well find the keys … [Read more...] about #306: Jon Erwin—Studying Failure
Core values can be tricky. So many companies are quick to say they have them, but if you ask best-selling author and StoryBrand CEO Donald Miller, too few actually mean much of anything. And the reason is simple: They fail to answer three things that every team member wants—and needs—to know. Tune in to hear Donald explain exactly how to get your core values right so they … [Read more...] about #304: Donald Miller—Are Core Values Worthless?
When charity: water founder and CEO Scott Harrison set out to solve the global water crisis, he knew he couldn’t do it alone. To that end, he it made it his number one priority to connect with the consumer in an authentic way—and it paid off, big time. Twelve years later, charity: water has brought clean water to over eight million people in 26 countries, thanks to the … [Read more...] about #289: Scott Harrison—Turning Apathy Into Action