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Avanti Entrepreneur Podcast

Are you a mainstreet entrepreneur who doesn't want to use other people's money to grow your business? Do you want to roll up your sleeves and do the hard work yourself? Are you excited about controlling your own destiny? We aren't here to make your business the next Uber, but instead to help you grow your business so that it provides a good life for you, your family, and your employees.
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Jul 26, 2017

Earl Bell is an author, consultant, and success coach/trainer for business owners and leaders.  His expertise comes from the world of business, where Earl was CFO of a $17 billion Registered Investment Advisory firm and the world of youth sports where he coached 22 baseball and softball teams over 10 years.  Earl is the author of Winning in Baseball and Business and Transforming Little League Principles into Major League Profits for Your Company.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • What business systems need to do to make your company great
  • The difference between Microsoft and Apple and why that comes down to user experience
  • How to avoid fear-based leading by changing your attitude to failure
  • Understanding your body clock and how to schedule your day
  • Letting the end be the beginning by letting go and moving on
  • The 10 discrete steps companies can take to lead in their industries
  • Why you must lose your assumptions when starting new ventures
  • How the user experience of your services and products influences customers

Ways to contact Earl:

Jul 19, 2017

Failure, struggle, and setbacks are not only an inevitable part of life but a necessary step on the path to success. Jim Harshaw has learned many life lessons on the wrestling mat. He has been a Division I All-American and winner of three ACC Championships for the University of Virginia, he trained at the Olympic Training Center and competed overseas for Team USA. Through that, he has experienced significant triumph and devastating defeat. He relates those powerful lessons learned from failure and struggle to empower his audiences to overcome their own challenges and achieve success despite their inevitable failures.

Jim is a speaker, executive coach, and host of the Success Through Failure podcast. You can find his TED Talk on failure and learn more about his work by looking below for ways to contact Jim.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • How to use failure as a tool for success
  • Lessons from Jim’s 17 years of blood, sweat, and tears as an athlete
  • The “4 Dials” you need to control to find your path to success
  • Aligning your goals with your values
  • Establishing your core values
  • The “Environment of Excellence” and what you can learn from athletes
  • How to follow through on your goals
  • The habits shared by every successful person that form their foundation
  • Why you need a “Productive Pause” in your work and your life

Ways to learn more from Jim:

Jul 12, 2017

Suzanne Doyle-Ingram is the best-selling author of 7 books and has written or co-written a total of 13 books. She coaches and trains new and experienced authors on how to write and publish a  book and to use that book as leverage to increase their visibility, open doors for speaking engagements, grow their brand and business, and much more. Suzanne encourages her clients to reach for their dreams and she loves supporting and motivating people to go after what they want and to never stop believing they can make it happen. She is a true believer in giving back, volunteering at her local food bank and contributing to several charities. Suzanne lives in Gibsons, BC, Canada with her husband James and their three kids ages 9, 12, and 14.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • Why writing a book as a marketing tool makes business sense
  • How to block off your time to maximize your focus
  • Why most people cannot finish a book and how to avoid their mistakes
  • Suzanne’s step-by-step method for beginning and finishing a book
  • How she wrote 7 books in one year
  • What you can do to avoid being paralyzed by perfectionism
  • Why “good enough is good enough” when working toward your goals
  • The way to use keyword research to write a book that can launch you forward

Ways to contact Suzanne:

Jul 5, 2017

Angela Szafran began her career in the financial services industry back in 2003 at M&T Securities and in 2011 joined Alliance Advisory Group as a Financial Specialist. Understanding that planning for a secure financial future can be difficult and confusing for many people, Angela works closely with her clients through each aspect of creating a plan to help them reach their goals and seize the opportunities that present themselves. She helps her clients gain clarity and confidence in their financial lives to empower them to achieve financial freedom. She is so dedicated to educating others because she knows all too well what could happen if you do not have your finances in order and properly protected. In her spare time, she feeds her tremendous love for the stage and theater and tries to perform in as many shows as she can.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • How to have a success mindset and transcend your difficulties
  • What Angela’s attitude has to do with the success she has achieved
  • Why being “your own best client” can save your life
  • The best way to ensure that failure isn’t an option for you
  • How to avoid making yourself a victim and see your way forward
  • Why you need to get in touch with your “why” today

Ways to contact Angela Szafran:

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