Jason Treu is a business and executive coach and sales leadership trainer. He is also the author of Social Wealth [link] and a leading expert on human behavior, social influence, and relationship building.
At the heart of his strategy is the understanding that people and relationships are our true “wealth.” Everything we accomplish in life is with or through other people.
Jason graduated with law degree and a Masters in Communications from Syracuse University. He spent seven years in Silicon Valley working with transformational leaders such as Steve Jobs, Mark Cuban, Mark Hurd and others at companies such as Apple, HP, Microsoft, Oracle, Pixar, Yahoo! and many others.
He has helped his clients meet top influencers, such as Richard Branson, Bill Gates, Tim Cook, Peter Diamandis, Chris Anderson and others. Jason's book has been a #1 best seller; has ranked #1 in four business categories on Amazon; and sold over 45,000 copies. In the past year, Jason has been a guest expert on more than 400 podcasts, radio, and TV shows.
He has studied with and learned hands-on from some of the world's greatest experts, such as Tony Robbins, Marie Forleo, Mastin Kipp, and Brene Brown, and at leading institutions such as Harvard, University of California Berkeley and Ken Blanchard Companies. Over the past three years, Jason has helped his clients generate over a billion dollars in wealth.
Jason lives in Dallas, Texas with a curious and energetic 15 year-old Jack Russell Terrier. He is active with charity events and cultural organizations (think, Dallas Museum of Art) and he is a huge sports fan (think, Cowboys and Mavericks). Jason also loves champagne and barbecue. Separately.
Michaela Jedinak is a personal stylist, designer and fashion entrepreneur, who launched her own fashion label in 2013. With her focus on the individual woman, Michaela brings a rare human touch and sensibility to modern fashion options.
Michaela’s ethos and taste is grounded in a unique range of experiences from the fashion, media and design industries in London, New York, Milan and Prague.
She was Managing Director of Cosmopolitan in Prague where she deepened her passion for colour and style. While working for a design agency in Milan she developed a love for Italian women's style. Italian women naturally know how to effortlessly look their best and create their own signature looks. While working for Grey Interactive she recognized the potential for online media to empower women and dramatically improve their clothes shopping experience.
As a result of her experiences, Michaela is passionate about finding the perfect fit and style for a woman's individual shape. She wants to empower women to wear a dress that makes them look and feel good; that brings a smile to their face every time they wear it. She believes that every woman is different and should build on her own unique DNA rather than try to be a bad copy of someone else! Dressing with style needs strategy and an understanding of one’s coloring and body shape.
Among Michaela’s accomplishments: In 2005, she founded one of the leading colour and style consultancies, Joy of Colour. In 2009, she launched Joy of Clothes to share her personal styling experience with a wider audience. It is now one of the leading personal style websites with a loyal worldwide following. In 2012, Michaela published her first ebook, STYLE ME, Your Personal Stylist. In 2013, she launched her first dress collection.
Michaela is a dog owner, great animal lover and supporter of animal causes including the preservation of our remaining wild life. She tries to increase awareness of the fact that there is no need for fur in fashion while helping with education to stop the poaching, killing and cruelty of animals for fashion.
Alf Herigstad is a lifelong entrepreneur in four different industries: construction, fitness, transportation, and real estate.
He grew up on a small farm in Washington State, where he still lives on a small farm of his own. He is a veteran of the U.S. Army, a former boxer, a farmer, a reality TV personality in Norway, a father of three and grandfather of nine.
All of his life experience has culminated into a driving passion to now share the things he has learned with the rest of the world, particularly with other men.
Today, Alf is host of the Being A Better Man podcast. His message to men everywhere is to be a better man today than you were yesterday…, and then to keep doing that every day until you die.
Darieth Chisolm is an Emmy Award-winning television personality, former NBC News Anchor, entrepreneur, author, speaker and life and business coach. A visibility and media strategist with more than 25 years of experience in television and online media and entrepreneurship, she is the go-to expert for existing business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs who are looking to gain clarity and visibility and create strategic action plans that get results.
In addition to her media experience, Darieth is a nationally known, seasoned speaker and author with expertise in personal development, success strategies, and building a professional brand. In her book, HUSTLE: Why Now is the Time to Unleash your Passions Darieth features a strong collection of powerful and motivating stories to help her readers unlock and unleash their passions and learn how to hustle in business while loving life in the process.
Darieth has been recognized as one of the Top 10 Trailblazers in Communications by Walker’s Legacy and was also nominated as Entrepreneur of the Year with Style Week in Pittsburgh. Her highly acclaimed YouTube channel and online video podcast series, Hustle & Heart TV, was a Top 10 Finalist for the 2015 Podcast Awards for Best Video Podcast, and was ranked #1 on iTunes for more than two months with subscribers and viewers that expand multiple countries. Most recently she was a recipient of the 2016 Shero Award from SheSpeaks Global.
As a certified life and business coach, Darieth works with corporate professionals, coaches, experts, authors, speakers, business owners and visionaries to develop, secure, and execute an online media platform and enterprise that builds brand, influence and income. She serves as a trusted guide specifically in the areas of goal setting; entrepreneurship; money mindset; and leadership, team and relationship building to ultimately help her clients get the results they desire in business and in life.
Prior to launching her life and business coaching enterprise, Darieth spent three and a half years as the owner of Fullbody Fitness Club, an aerial arts studio in Pittsburgh where she secured an exclusive partnership with Reebok and Cirque du Soleil. Darieth also became a very successful network marketer, becoming the 54th highest paid distributor with It Works Global, a network marketing company with more than 70,000 representatives.
Darieth now travels extensively and lives abroad at the beach and in the mountains. You’ll also find her in the football stands at Vanderbilt University cheering on her son Tre.
Christy Haussler is the CEO of Team Podcast, a podcast outsourcing business she founded to provide the production, strategy, marketing and promotional support services she couldn't find for her own podcast: Brick and Mortar Reporter. Christy went from corporate cast-off to passionate entrepreneur in a relatively short time and today her list of clients includes more than 50 podcasts.
Although she took her college degree in education, Christy quickly decided that the business world was more interesting and more lucrative. Eventually, she became a corporate manager within a Fortune 500 company, specializing in customer relations. But when the company downsized and Christy had to take a position with a small, family-owned business many miles from home, her long daily commute led her to the joyous discovery of podcasts.
It was only a matter of time until Christy started her own podcast and one for social good: Brick and Mortar Reporter showcased local businesses, at first in Christy's home town but eventually on a national scale, in an effort to help those businesses strengthen their local foundations and broaden their reach during the tough economic times of the 2008 recession.
Christy's path wasn't straight or easy. She faced the dual challenges of introversion and the imposter syndrome. It was her experience with Team Podcast that ultimately led her to overcome these obstacles and turn her attention to helping others.
Today, Christy and her company's podcast services support other entrepreneurs in realizing their dreams of financial security through independence and self-actualization. Her powerful combination of native financial sense, business acumen, and practical wisdom ground the dreams and goals of many small business owners, whom she coaches, guides and assists in promoting, marketing and leveraging their podcasts for improved business outcomes.
Bruce Langford is a mentor and coach who helps his clients focus on achieving their goals and attaining their desires through mindfulness practices. In 2003, Bruce was working with students to overcome the trauma and stress of bullying.
His success in helping hundreds of students recover their confidence and happiness taught him that the quality of an individual's mindset has more influence over his circumstances than most people realize.
Inspired by his work with students, Bruce started coaching entrepreneurs who were seeking tools and skills to empower them in their personal and business lives, when what they really lacked was the right mindset. For the past five years, Bruce has been helping people become calm, focused, and happy through mindfulness.
Bruce hosts the podcast, Mindfulness Mode.
Chuck Gumbert, The Turnaround Specialist™, has utilized a wealth of life and business experience, as well as a knack for overcoming challenges, to guide numerous clients to success. One of Chuck’s first major challenges—overcoming the debilitating effects of polio at age 2—did not stop him from eventually participating in high school athletics and later becoming a fighter pilot in the U.S. Navy, graduating at the top of his class. His drive for accomplishment, led to him climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro and becoming a nationally recognized business leader, entrepreneur, speaker and mentor.
Chuck has applied his core principles and proven business Success Model in the business world, advising corporate leaders and their teams how to achieve predictable and consistent success. A true leader in an ever-changing America, Chuck is known for his high integrity, pristine character, drive and ability to "get the job done" - no matter what the circumstances. He has the unique ability to quickly diagnosis complicated problems and breakdowns within an organization, rally the troops to get everyone on board working towards a common goal and launch a solid success strategy for improved and accelerated performance.
Kevin Craine is the owner and executive director or Craine Communications Group. He has been the written voice for some of North America’s leading companies, creating strategic content for the web, marketing, social media, and more.
Kevin’s client list includes many well-known brands like IBM, Kodak and Intel, along with a long list of individuals and start-ups from a wide variety of industries. His book, Designing a Document Strategy, has sold in over 30 countries. He was the founding editor of Document magazine and is an internationally recognized expert on document strategy design. He holds an MBA in the Management of Science and Technology as well as a BA in Communications and Marketing.
Kevin is also the host and producer for the podcast, Everyday-MBA. He interviews best-selling business authors, innovative thought leaders, and top-shelf executives to bring you success techniques, tips and tricks that they don’t teach you in business school. Whether you are an experienced professional or you’re just starting out, Everyday MBA will help you take your business and your career to the next level.
Philip Houser is one of three brothers who owned and operated a brick and mortar family business. He was very successful as a Buick automobile dealer, with a solid reputation for fair dealing and outstanding customer service. The business ran for 32 years. When his brothers were ready to retire, Phil was the minority shareholder and, at the age of 56, forced to sell. After taking a year off to discover what he wanted to do next, Phil decided to try his hand at selling real estate.
Phil obtained his real estate sales license in 2007, worked hard, and within a few years joined the multi million dollar sales club! Phil's son, Peter, also decided to go into real estate where the two combined their skills and resources to form their own company and, eventually, with Tony Nelson, Houser Nelson Realty. Today, they are proud landlords with 110 units and counting. Most recently, Phil's other son, David, joined the business as well.
Continuing to be known for great customer service and client care, Phil has been instrumental in helping many tenants and buyers locate the right properties to rent or to purchase. He has assembled a great team that assists clients with all of their real estate needs, including legal, financial, construction and inspections. He is proud to say that, thanks to his work, many first time buyers are now living in their own homes.
Tony Woodall is the host and producer of the Goal Getting Podcast. He is also an award winning motivational speaker, a Huffington Post contributor, a mentor, and a coach.
Although he never went to college, as both a child and an adult, Tony excelled in school, course work and training. He always ranked highly with exams, frequently achieving 2nd place.
He was highly motivated and set ambitious goals for himself from a young age. Tony followed many motivational speakers, purchased their programs and practiced their teachings. He spent time and money attending seminars. He followed all the rules and dreamed big. But in spite of all his efforts, Tony failed to achieve his dreams.
It wasn’t until he took hypnosis classes and began to study and understand how the mind works, that Tony discovered it was his own limiting beliefs, passed down through programming like, “You’re not college material,” and “You can’t afford to go to college,” and “You can’t be number one” that were keeping him from achieving his goals.
That was the beginning of a turnaround that led Tony to where he is today and motivated him to want to help others in their journeys toward achieving their goals.
In his own words, “I improved my career and my income using the proven, systematic techniques I now teach in my Goal Achievement Success System. I want to teach others how to set goals effectively and to remove negative, limiting beliefs and replace them with positive, success-oriented, goal achieving beliefs.”
Dr. Bob Nolley is a leader and educator committed to the success of businesses and individuals through coaching.
Bob's strategy is to help executives, managers, team leaders, employees, and individuals create an environment that allows them to set aside their pressing daily tasks and give thoughtful consideration and reflection to their experiences and challenges. In doing so, they increase their chances of making better choices and creating alternative actions that lead to successful outcomes.
As a coach, Bob leverages his decades of experience as a leader in diverse industries, including financial services, information technology, and higher education, as well as his own scholarly research in leadership and organizational behavior.
At the core of his approach is helping others find a way to achieve their professional and personal goals. Bob's areas of specialization include leadership development, business consulting, emotional intelligence, and negotiation and conflict management. He offers his services through executive, personal, and online channels.
Not-your-average-wellness-guru, Allan Misner’s journey to health and fitness has been more like the journey the rest of us have taken; an everyman journey. Athletic in his 20s and fit through his early 30s, by 37 Alan was obese, with over 40% body fat. That sparked his desire to regain the fitness of his youth.
But it was a rocky road of fluctuating weight and unsustainable results that left him dissatisfied. The tide turned when Alan decided to invest in his health the way he invested in his retirement. He became an NASM-certified personal trainer, eventually adding the fitness nutrition specialty and the corrective exercise specialty to his credentials.
His education is an ongoing adventure, comprised of reading, listening, and learning. Alan also invests in multiple gym memberships and buys high quality food because, he says, “Your body is constantly working to rebuild itself and make it ready for the next challenge. I believe if you workout and provide good food to your body, it will get better. So far, my investment is showing a great return. Considering the cost of being ill in old age, the biggest payoff is yet to come.”
Alan founded the 40+ Fitness podcast to educate, encourage and entertain his clients and followers. By talking to experts and sorting through the science of fitness, Alan provides the knowledge to be successful in your health and fitness journey and the encouragement to stay your course, as he continues to do himself!
Jon Butt is not an easy business person to categorize! Without question, he’s a successful serial entrepreneur, first and foremost. But he’s also a marketing guru, an educator, and a podcaster.
Jon started his first business from scratch the old-fashioned way: by cold-calling door-to-door selling fire extinguishers. Ultimately, he sold that business to global fire protection giant, Kidde plc, for seven figures! Numerous other businesses followed, when Jon moved into internet marketing and cut his teeth selling products as diverse as treadmills, colored contact lenses and PDAs. (Remember those?)
Jon’s next move was to build another fire safety company from scratch using ecommerce but, this time, with no sales staff. Using his simple, proprietary online marketing system Jon has managed to generate around $20 million in sales so far and his company is the UK's largest online fire safety provider. To further prove the system can work for any business, Jon began a nationwide fire extinguisher maintenance division that generated over $100,000 in its first year; all while he spent every other month in Vancouver, Canada, and no longer had a desk or office in his own company.
Jon's aim is to remove the stress of increasing sales income from the daily grind of business. To this end, he teaches everything an owner needs to know to generate sales and leads on autopilot at MarketingForOwners.com and on his daily Marketing For Owners Podcast.
Nicky Roche has a mind-bogglingly diverse background!
Are you exhausted yet?
Nicky's latest venture is built upon a personal passion to "make a difference" on a global scale. Through her Small Business Drivers website and podcast program, Nicky is supporting owner operators and entrepreneurs all over the world with specialized knowledge usually reserved for a few in big business. Her aim is to develop a global community of like minded individuals who can grow not only their own businesses and lives, but have a positive impact on the businesses and lives of the people around them.
Confetti Design is Johannah’s digital agency based in Bayside Melbourne, Australia. Confetti specialises in designing affordable and beautiful brands and websites that increase sales within the female target market. Many businesses don't realise that their marketing is not attracting the female decision makers! Confetti Design’s unique process highlights the gaps online communications and offers practical recommendations that deliver greater sales success.
This episode an introduction to the MaturePreneurial podcast host, Elaine Benoit. In it she discusses what the podcast is about, what to expect when you listen to the MaturePreneurial podcast and reveals a little of her background.