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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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Dec 27, 2017

Russ Sorrells helps companies grow revenue by teaching the Sales Mastery Program. After college he worked as an engineer for a Fortune 200 company before crossing over to the dark side and getting into sales. Since that transition, 18 years ago, he has helped multiple companies quadruple their sales by utilizing the principles of the Sales Mastery Program. It is possible to Double Revenue with the same resources by doubling the closing rates on current opportunities and he teaches the how to in the Sales Mastery Workshops! Russ also owns multiple businesses across different industries.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • Helping companies grow revenue through the Sales Mastery Program
  • The key to success by having multiple revenue streams
  • Challenges and lessons of an active entrepreneur
  • Buying an asset and having it generate revenue
  • Attending the Strategic Coach course and activating the tools
  • Commonalities and challenges among entrepreneurs
  • What Russ has done to invest in his personal growth
  • The downside to pursuing validation of your business ownership
  • The simple concept of the Sales Mastery Program
  • 5 components and strategies of the Program
  • Using mistakes to teach others and start new beginnings
  • Finding tools to help you manage your business and your time
  • Top 3 pieces of advice to bring your game to the next level

Ways to contact Russ:

Dec 20, 2017

Nick Sarillo is the founder, CEO and “Primary Keeper” of the Purpose and Operational Values of Nick’s Pizza & Pub – the sixth busiest independent pizza company in per-store sales in the United States. Founded with the purpose of providing the community with an unforgettable place where families could relax and have fun, Nick’s Pizza & Pub has margins nearly twice that of the average pizza restaurant and boasts an 80 percent employee retention rate in an industry in which the average turnover is nearly 150 percent. Nick is also author of A Slice of the Pie: How to Build a Big Little Business and offers training to other businesses through Nick’s University on-site and online courses.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • Defining purpose and value for your organization’s culture
  • Intrinsic motivation versus external motivation in regards to your team
  • Turning a simple concept into a greater concept
  • Strategies for injecting positive virtue as a natural part of the environment
  • How a community impacts your organization’s value
  • Instilling endearment, loyalty, and pride by investing in your employees
  • Viewing your company’s purpose different than its mission
  • Using values as verbs—not just nouns—and tying values back to behaviors
  • How culture can pull an entrepreneur through the tough times
  • Allowing failures to transform into new beginnings by moving forward
  • The downside to success and Nick’s inspirational message
  • Creating a meaningful place to work by being specific about purpose and value

Ways to contact Nick:

Dec 13, 2017

Daniel is an international Keynote Speaker and the co-founder and CEO of Gazelles Growth Institute http://growthinstitute.com, the leading online executive education company for C level executives at fast growing firms. He is also a CEO Coach that is helping a million entrepreneurs grow their companies faster and with less drama. He is an international speaker and has shared stage with thought leaders like Peter Diamandis, Guy Kawasaki, and Verne Harnish, just to name a few. Daniel holds a B.S. in Industrial and Systems Engineering from I.T.E.S.M (Monterrey Tech) and M.B.A from Babson College at Wellesley, MA. He lives in Austin TX with his wife and 2 kids.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • The theory of thought-leaders in the industry and finding solutions
  • What the Gazelles Growth Institute offers to entrepreneurs
  • Fully understanding how to coach your employees
  • Reinvesting in your growth and budgeting continual learning for your team
  • A learning suite and ways it can help you
  • Attending the Birthing of Giants program and how it changed Daniel’s life
  • Growing your business the right way
  • The definition of failure and the journey of entrepreneurship
  • 4 common mistakes that entrepreneurs are making
  • The 4 stages of entrepreneurship and owning your stage
  • Great leaders create more leaders
  • How a “bottleneck” is detrimental to your company’s growth

Ways to contact Daniel:

Dec 6, 2017

Alex Wehrley is the host of Business Rockstars, a former Miss Wisconsin, one of Los Angeles Business Journal's "20 in their Twenties," and the founder of #Empowerista, a multimedia movement to celebrate and empower imperfectly perfect women. Alex is a storyteller at heart. She has told stories as a TV host for shows like the Miss USA telecast, E! News Now, Hollywood Today Live, AMAs Coca Cola Red Carpet Live, and more. Through #Empowerista, Alex features women breaking barriers in her Focus Magazine interview series, mentors up and coming professionals, and connects powerful and purposeful women to each other at her networking events.

What you will learn about in this episode:

  • Focusing on one thing at a time
  • Alex’s mission to celebrate and create female leaders through empowerment
  • Mapping out a plan to help you achieve success
  • How Alex’s passion for performance and speaking catapulted her career
  • Owning what you want and not being afraid to dream too big
  • A big strength that women bring to the table
  • Systems and habits that Alex does on a daily basis to reach her potential
  • Balancing the costs of entrepreneurship
  • Working smarter, not harder
  • Understanding your superpowers and how to use your strengths effectively
  • Utilizing your social media and emails authentically while maintaining perspective

Ways to contact Alex:

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