The Bulletproof Entrepreneur

The Bulletproof Entrepreneur

Chi Odogwu
Nov 18, 2020 50 min

Andrew Lassise Teaches How Accountants Can Turn Their Tech Into A Profit Center

Andrew Lassise is a business coach and the founder of Rush Tech Online, an I.T company that provides tech support services for accounting firms. Andrew took an unusual path to entrepreneurship and now runs an I.T company that provides services to the accounting industry. He’s been featured in several publications and podcasts. Andrew received a bachelor’s in financial planning and services from the Perdue School of Business, has worked as a VITA volunteer and financial coach. Most recently, the American Institute of CPAs certified his knowledge in its Cybersecurity Risk Management Program. Today, he combines his financial know-how with his skills and leadership in tech support to help accountants around the United States with their IT issues. Resources Website - www.rushtech.online LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/lassise/ Thanks for tuning in to the show. If you love the show and this episode please like, review, share and help spread the word. Feel free to contact me by using the following links Email: [email protected] Twitter:@chodogwu Instagram: @chodogwu Linkedin: linkedin.com/in/odogwu
Sep 07, 2020 1 hr 15 min

Bob Bethel Teaches You How To Fix A Failing Business

Robert Thomas Bethel is the orchestrator of 80 business turnarounds over the past fifty-five years. Early successes and troubles in his own professional career inspired his passion for taking over struggling businesses and guiding them towards the road of profitability. Bethel has turned around companies in various industries—from restaurant chains to engineering firms—and has helped save over ten thousand jobs as a result of his strategic business counsel. A graduate of the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University, Bethel owns several companies across the southern United States and has operated businesses both nationwide and internationally. In this encore episode Bob shares how business owners who are struggling with the financial and economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic can do to save their businesses. He is an Eagle Scout and, in addition to counseling, also spends times teaching three-day seminars on best business practices throughout the country. He currently resides in Orange Beach, Alabama with his wife, Reese. For more information, visit robertthomasbethel.com Book : https://www.amazon.com/Strengthen-Your-Business-Fail-Proof-Strategies-ebook/dp/B075FGLCNL/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Robert+Bethel&qid=1599430162&sr=8-1 Thanks for tuning in to the show. If you love the show and this episode please like, review, share and help spread the word. Feel free to contact me by using the following links Email: [email protected] Twitter:@chodogwu Instagram: @chodogwu Linkedin: linkedin.com/in/odogwu
Aug 03, 2020 32 min

The Art of Networking with Kymberli Speight

In this episode, we talk to Kymberli Speight and learn about the power of networking and forging meaninful relationships. Kymberli Speight is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy, a prior military officer, and a speaker and executive coach. She wrote the book 'I Need to Know You: How to Meet Ordinary, Extraordinary People, and Improve Your Life,' which is about her journey to meet 100 people in 100 days. Resources Ways to Contact Kymberli Speight: Website: https://kymberlispeight.com Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kymberlispeight Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KymberliSpeightSpeaks Twitter: https://twitter.com/kymberlispeight Book - I Need to Know You: How to Meet Ordinary, Extraordinary People, and Improve Your Life Thanks for tuning in to the show. If you love the show and this episode please like, review, share and help spread the word. Feel free to contact me by using the following links Email: [email protected] Twitter: @chodogwu Instagram: @chodogwu Linkedin: linkedin.com/in/odogwu
Jun 17, 2020 36 min

How to Ask for More with Alex Carter

Alexandra Carter is a Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Mediation Clinic at Columbia Law School, where she has spent over a decade helping thousands of people improve their negotiation skills. She is a world-renowned negotiation trainer for the United Nations, where she has taught dozens of negotiation workshops to hundreds of diplomats from more than eighty nations. Alex teaches us how to get more value by asking the right questions of the person you’re negotiating with as opposed to arguing with them. She offers a simple yet powerful ten-question framework for successful negotiations where both sides emerge victoriously. Resources Alexandra Carter Ask for More: 10 Questions to Negotiate Anything Thanks for tuning in to the show. If you love the show and this episode please like, review, share and help spread the word. Feel free to contact me by using the following links Email: [email protected] Twitter: @chodogwu Instagram: @chodogwu Linkedin: linkedin.com/in/odogwu
May 13, 2020 1 hr 18 min

Engineering Sales Success In Challenging Times With Matthew Hunt

Matthew Hunt is the founder of Automation Wolf and Summit Beast, a virtual summit agency. He built 3 profitable B2B companies in the last 13 years on the back of smart marketing & sales. In his career as a sales and marketing expert, he’s helped hundreds of companies implement sophisticated marketing & sales strategies that have generated consistent leads and sales even in very challenging economic circumstances. Resources www.automationwolf.com www.summitbeast.com Thanks for tuning in to the show. If you love the show and this episode please like, review, share and help spread the word. Feel free to contact me by using the following links Email: [email protected] Twitter: @chodogwu Instagram: @chodogwu Linkedin: linkedin.com/in/odogwu
Apr 20, 2020 45 min

How To Solve The Right Problem with Thomas Wedell-Wedellsborg

Thomas Wedell-Wedellsborg is a management consultant, executive advisor and keynote speaker. He is the author of What’s Your Problem? (Harvard Business Press, 2020), a book on how to solve the right problems. He is also the co-author (with Paddy Miller) of Innovation as Usual, a Harvard Business Review Press book on the art of driving innovation in regular organizations. Thomas works with executives in companies around the globe teaching them how to become better problem solvers. His research has been featured in Harvard Business Review, The Sunday Times, The Telegraph, BBC Radio, Bloomberg Businessweek and the Financial Times. His work on innovation led HR Magazine to recognize him as a “Top 20 International Thinker”. As an executive advisor and keynote speaker, Thomas has addressed organizations such as Cisco, Microsoft, Citigroup, Time Warner, AbbVie, Caterpillar, Amgen, Prudential, Union Pacific, Credit Suisse, Deloitte, the Wall Street Journal, and the United Nations. Thomas holds an MA in Media Science from the University of Copenhagen and an MBA from IESE Business School. Prior to his business career, Thomas served for four years as an officer with the Danish Royal Guards Resource https://wedellsblog.com/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/thomaswedell/ Thanks for tuning in to the show. If you love the show and this episode please like, review, share and help spread the word. Feel free to contact me by using the following links Email: [email protected] Twitter:@chodogwu Instagram: @chodogwu
Apr 08, 2020 36 min

Redefining Business Crises with Ramia El Agamy

Ramia Marielle El Agamy is the Co-Founder of Orbis Terra Media an international Content Studio and Publishing House based in Switzerland as well as the Editor-in-Chief of Tharawat Magazine, the global publication for family businesses and a product established by her family. As a Director of her family's enterprise, she has helped expand its activities globally and works alternately in media, cross-border entrepreneurship, and family business. Her role as the Editor-in-Chief and co-founder of Tharawat Magazine has allowed her to specialise in topics relevant to business owners and their successors. Ramia holds a MSc in International Business and Management from Manchester Business School (UK). Born and raised in Switzerland, Ramia M. El Agamy is of Dutch-Egyptian descent and currently lives between Bern, Switzerland, and Dubai, UAE and speaks six languages. Resources www.orbisterramedia.com www.tharawat-magazine.com www.womeninfamilybusiness.org www.tharawat.org Thanks for tuning in to the show. If you love the show and this episode please like, review, share and help spread the word. Feel free to contact me by using the following links Email: [email protected] Twitter:@chodogwu Instagram: @chodogwu Linkedin: linkedin.com/in/odogwu
Apr 01, 2020 28 min

Confessions Of A Hollywood Insider with Trista Jordan

Trista Jordan has worked with thousands of celebrities and contributed her expertise to over 50 feature films, staged events, live shows, television series, national commercials, and music videos, most notably the Macklemore hit "Downtown," watched over 144 million times on YouTube. Her clients include: NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX and every imaginable production entity. She has worked with Academy Award winners Vera Farmiga and Jared Leto; Golden Globe-winner Christian Slater; Golden Globe-nominated Ray Liotta and Christina Ricci; as well as the winner of several awards, Jessica Biel. Trista began a diary of her crazy life at an early age and continued journaling her wild career moments behind the scenes of her Hollywood movie escapades. When she was interviewed by ESPN during a World Series of Poker event they told her she should write a book. So she did! Resources & Links www.tristajordan.com https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1645431231/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_hsch_vapi_taft_p1_i0 Thanks for tuning in to the show. If you love the show and this episode please like, review, share and help spread the word. Feel free to contact me by using the following links Email: [email protected] Twitter: @chodogwu Instagram: @chodogwu Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/odogwu
Mar 30, 2020 30 min

Building Generational Wealth For Entrepreneurs with Dr. Dennis Jaffe

Dr. Dennis T. Jaffe, is a San Francisco-based advisor to families about the family business, governance, wealth and philanthropy. Dennis helps large and global families manage personal and organizational issues that lead to a successful and fulfilling transfer of businesses, wealth, values, commitments, and legacies between generations. Dennis is the author of the new book Borrowed from Your Grandchildren: The Evolution of 100-Year Family Enterprises; as well as Cross-Cultures: How Global Families Negotiate Change Across Generations; and Stewardship of Your Family Enterprise: Developing Responsible Leadership Across Generations, and more than 15 other management books, including Getting Your Organization to Change, Rekindling Commitment, Take This Job and Love it! And From Burnout to Balance. He is the co-creator of the Family Enterprise Assessment Tool (FEAT, The Values Edge, the Transition Curve, and other tools for assessment of family enterprise success. In 1984 he founded Changeworks Global, a consulting firm in San Francisco, which works with organizations for long-term change to build competitive advantage by unleashing the power of their employees. He was a founder of MemeStreams, which pioneered the use of on-line executive development tools. In 1990-92 he served as Deputy Director of Research for the Macarthur Foundation Network on Healthy Companies. He is an emeritus professor of Organizational Systems and Psychology at Saybrook University in San Francisco. He has a B.A. degree in Philosophy, M.A. in Management, and Ph.D. in sociology, all from Yale University, is a licensed psychologist and is professor emeritus of organizational systems and psychology at Saybrook University in San Francisco. As both an organizational consultant and clinical psychologist, he is one of the architects of the emerging field of family enterprise consulting. He is a faculty advisor to the Cornell Johnson College of Business. As a founding member of the Family Firm Institute, he has served on their board, written frequently for their journal Family Business Review, and was awarded the Richard Beckhard and International Awards for contributions to practice. In 2007 he was Thinker in Residence for S. Australia, helping the region design a strategic plan for the future of their entrepreneurial and family businesses. Resources and links https://www.wisecounselresearch.com/main https://www.linkedin.com/in/dennis-jaffe-a686286/ https://www.amazon.ca/Borrowed-Grandchildren-Evolution-Stewardship-100-Year/dp/1119573807/ref=sr_1_1?crid=N7JSVSFMMP3W&keywords=borrowed+from+your+grandchildren&qid=1585501401&sprefix=borrowed+fr%2Caps%2C204&sr=8-1 Thanks for tuning in to the show. If you love the show and this episode please like, review, share and help spread the word. Feel free to contact me by using the following links Email: [email protected] Twitter: @chodogwu Instagram: @chodogwu Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/odogwu www.odogwu.com
Mar 23, 2020 26 min

How To Become Recession Proof with Jonathan Slain

Jonathan Slain is the Founder and CEO of Recession.com, an author, a highly respected keynote speaker, and an expert on recessions & why business owners don’t need to fear them. Jonathan understands not only how to prepare your business for the next major recession, but also how to turn it into a profitable opportunity. Jonathan believes that the savvy entrepreneurs are the ones making plans now, so they can be buyers when opportunity knocks. They’re looking forward to purchasing failing companies and hiring top talent when others are caught unprepared by a recession. Having come from the world of investment banking, working on mergers and acquisitions, Jonathan has seen firsthand how businesses with successful leadership mistakenly hit plateaus. Now, working exclusively with Founders, Owners, CEOs, and Management Teams, Jonathan uses that experience to help best-in-class companies worldwide achieve their vision of success. Jonathan spent the last Great Recession huddled in the fetal position on the floor of his office. He borrowed $250,000 from his mother-in-law to survive. Jonathan paid his mother-in-law back and is now a highly sought-after consultant . Jonathan understands not only how to prepare your business for the next major recession but also how to turn it into a profitable opportunity Whether working with entrepreneurial niche/specialty firms or large corporations ($10M+ in annual revenue), the direction and insight Jonathan imparts, positions businesses to advance to levels they dream about often, but rarely achieve on their own. Jonathan’s book, “Rock the Recession: How Successful Leaders Prepare For, Thrive During, and Create Wealth After Downturns” came out in September 2019 and is a #1 Amazon Best Seller. In today's episode, we discuss the possibilities of an imminent recession, and how the situation could be used positively as an opportunity for growth. In this episode, you'll learn.. No need to be afraid of recessions Recessions are opportunities Non-Economic Recessions Pulling the Emergency Brake Links and resources mentioned in this episode. https://recession.com/opk/ https://twitter.com/RockRecession https://www.instagram.com/rocktherecession/ https://rockyourlifeplan.com Thanks for tuning in to the show. If you love the show and this episode please like, review, share and help spread the word. Feel free to contact me by using the following links Email: [email protected] Twitter:@chodogwu Instagram: @chodogwu Linkedin: linkedin.com/in/odogwu
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