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Growth to Freedom™ - Transform Your Life, Business, and Relationships with Clarity, Confidence, and Direction

Freedom only happens when you are driven by purpose. As one of my friends Joe Polish (of Genius Network) says: “… if you want a breakthrough, you’ve got to break something…” The Growth to Freedom™ Show helps you transform your life in business and in relationships. It’s a fresh mix of strategy, resources, and entertainment that guides you to create the personal and business breakthroughs you need. Your success and freedom will only grow to the extent you do, and the The Growth to Freedom™ Show will help you find clarity, confidence, and direction. Two weeks after my son was born in 2007, I found myself in a hospital for four days with a serious heart problem. The fact is, I had let my health go to the extent that my body gave out. It was a major wakeup call. That experience opened a new door of awareness for me. I came to realize that if I wanted something different, I needed to do something different. If I wanted something better, I needed to do it better. We’re living at one of the most exciting times in history and I believe you can have freedom on your terms. You can have it all, if you’re willing to take the necessary steps. It’s not easy. I’ve certainly made my share of mistakes and I want to help you avoid those on your own journey. This show was born as part of my process and was inspired by Joe Polish, Genius Network, and many mentors I’m also fortunate to call friends. It doesn’t matter what your background is or where you’ve been: It only matters that you want to grow.Whatever your definition of success, I will challenge, guide, and connect you to some of the best leaders and experts in the world today. Now is your time - you deserve it! The catalyst for greatness is inside of you, and it starts now with Growth to Freedom! Insights and strategy from experts like - T Harv Eker, Craig Ballantyne, Dan Sullivan, Strategic Coach, Genius Network Joe Polish, and more (what about that?) - these aren’t the experts I have interviewed, however excerpts from their ideas.
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Jan 30, 2017

 

Maximize Your Business Through The Law of Reciprocity, Active Appreciation, Relational Capital, and More, with Kevin Thompson [PODCAST 100]

In this episode of Growth to Freedom you will discover how to fuel your business through building relational capital and utilizing the Law of Reciprocity. My guest, Kevin Thompson has built an incredibly successful business through appreciation and connecting people to others who can help them. The best part is that YOU are going to learn how to do the same in your business from this incredibly generous and enthusiastic business strategist.

Kevin Thompson is a down-to-earth guy who knows the power of the Law of Reciprocity, the undeniable way that people tend to respond in-kind when something good is done for them. He’ll explain how it works, how it has propelled his business, and how you can use the same law to amplify the effectiveness of your relationships.

Kevin Thompson values creating a relationship than making a sale or closing a transaction. Discover how genuine appreciation can powerfully impact your bottom line.

Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn in this show:

  • My introduction to this episode and my guest, Kevin Thompson; [00:33]
  • What happened in Kevin’s high school that led him toward entrepreneurialism ; [5:10]
  • The decision to work on a fishing boat to make a bunch of money; [9:05]
  • How Kevin discovered that his fishing job was not the way forward; [12:51]
  • The transition from fishing to his own business; [13:50]
  • The transformation that came from connecting with Joe Polish; [16:51]
  • The power and importance of relationship capital and how you can use it; [18:20]
  • How contributing first benefits you most; [20:34]
  • How you can go deeper with Kevin and get some resources from him; [26:40]
  • The 1 to 3 strategies that can be game changers for you; [28:54]
  • The things Kevin’s wife has done that he is tremendously thankful for; [34:08]

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This show brought to you by Done for You Solutions. Outsourcing doesn’t have to be difficult. Whether you’re looking for customer service, optimizing your website, or a virtual assistant to help with reporting, data, or research, Done for You Solutions can help. I’ve used Done for You Solutions for years and they help simplify. Click here to learn more and let the founder Ric Thompson know that you heard about him from our show.

Genius Network is the place high level entrepreneurs go for collaboration, contribution, and connections not available anywhere else. Members get strategies for exponential growth and opportunities for deal making, strategic partnerships, joint ventures, and more. Membership is by application only.  Click here to learn more. I was one of the original members when Joe started it in 2007 and today I get to help grow the company in my current role. You can also learn more about the Genius Network Annual Event here – which is the one time per year the group is opened to non-members.

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Jan 23, 2017

In this episode of Growth to Freedom you will discover how to build a website sales funnel that brings you consistent traffic and generates sales. You’re going to learn how to do it from John Lagoudakis. John started his first online business in 2007 and since then has built several businesses online. He’s been awarded a Top 100 Clickbank Affiliate and has been featured on CNN Money, Forbes, Fortune, Inc., Newsweek and the Today Show.

John’s strong suit is that he’s one of the most authentic guys you’ll ever meet - and he’s here to teach you what it looks like to build a successful sales funnel that fuels your business long term. On this episode, John shares how to use paid and free traffic to get leads to your site, how to optimize your site for opt-ins and conversions, and how you can set up your business on recurring billing.

John is a great guy who will help you cut through the hype and confusion that’s out there in the internet business world. You don’t need gurus, you need clarity - and John is the guy who can give it to you. Be sure you listen, you’ll gain a lot of help from what John shares on this episode.

Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn in this show:

  • My introduction to this episode and my guest John Lagoudakis; [0:32]
  • John’s journey from being an overworked IT tech to internet marketer; [2:08]
  • John’s super power: transparency; [7:15]
  • They myths business owners buy into in online sales and marketing; [8:24]
  • One strategy you can put in place in your business; [11:01]
  • How you can build an email list quickly from scratch; [13:28]
  • How you can get around the hype to create an authentic offer; [17:23]
  • John’s favorite traffic building strategies; [20:10]
  • How to begin recording your own videos to gain traffic; [24:52]
  • How you can connect with John; [26:18]
  • The biggest game changers John is implementing with his clients now; [27:50]
  • Thing things John wants to pass on to his kids: always be improving; [30:14]

 

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This show brought to you by Done for You Solutions. Outsourcing doesn’t have to be difficult. Whether you’re looking for customer service, optimizing your website, or a virtual assistant to help with reporting, data, or research, Done for You Solutions can help. I’ve used Done for You Solutions for years and they help simplify. Click here to learn more and let the founder Ric Thompson know that you heard about him from our show.

Genius Network is the place high level entrepreneurs go for collaboration, contribution, and connections not available anywhere else. Members get strategies for exponential growth and opportunities for deal making, strategic partnerships, joint ventures, and more. Membership is by application only.  Click here to learn more. I was one of the original members when Joe started it in 2007 and today I get to help grow the company in my current role. You can also learn more about the Genius Network Annual Event here – which is the one time per year the group is opened to non-members.

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Jan 16, 2017

Direct Response Marketing, Why The List Outweighs the Copy, and The Advertising Solution, with Brian Kurtz and Craig Simpson [PODCAST 98]

In this episode of Growth to Freedom you will discover the power of direct response marketing, why the list outweighs the copy, and the Advertising Solution from two experts in the field, Brian Kurtz and Craig Simpson.

Brian Kurtz is a direct marketing expert with over 20 years experience that has overseen the mailing of over 1.3 billion direct mail pieces, has invested more than $80 million on direct response ads, and has helped sell over 3 million books using direct response tv ads. He’s definitely an expert when it comes to direct response marketing and strategy.

Craig Simpson is the founder and owner of Simpson Direct, Inc and he helps entrepreneurs use direct mail to generate more leads, sales, and profits and has nearly 20 years of experience, coordinates about 300 projects per year, and markets everything from auto and RV

dealerships, to technical software, retail stores, real estate investment, financial services, legal professionals, diet programs, insurance, health & beauty products, and more.

 

Brian and Craig can certainly show you how to generate more leads, sales, and profits using direct response marketing. And, as a bonus, you’ll discover how you can get access to a series of bonuses to help you improve your sales, copy, and sales.

Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn in this show:

  • My introduction of two outstanding world-changers and influencers: Brian Kurtz and Craig Simpson; [0:32]
  • Brian’s background: his greatest superpower - over-delivery; [2:13]
  • Craig’s super power: direct mail campaigns; [7:20]
  • Why Craig loves the feedback of direct mail; [10:24]
  • Brian’s lowest point in business and what he learned from it; [13:16]
  • Craig’s lowest points and how he responded; [17:27]
  • The biggest mistakes direct response marketers are making; [19:31]
  • Why do so many people forget about direct mail marketing? [24:13]
  • The great resources Craig and Brian offer; [29:05]
  • The importance of testing for better sales conversions; [32:05]
  • The game-changing strategies both guys have used in past months; [32:56]

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This show brought to you by Done for You Solutions. Outsourcing doesn’t have to be difficult. Whether you’re looking for customer service, optimizing your website, or a virtual assistant to help with reporting, data, or research, Done for You Solutions can help. I’ve used Done for You Solutions for years and they help simplify. Click here to learn more and let the founder Ric Thompson know that you heard about him from our show.

Genius Network is the place high level entrepreneurs go for collaboration, contribution, and connections not available anywhere else. Members get strategies for exponential growth and opportunities for deal making, strategic partnerships, joint ventures, and more. Membership is by application only.  Click here to learn more. I was one of the original members when Joe started it in 2007 and today I get to help grow the company in my current role. You can also learn more about the Genius Network Annual Event here – which is the one time per year the group is opened to non-members.

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Jan 9, 2017

 

Scaling Your Business, Strategies For Maximum Business Growth, Building Your Business Playbook, And Creating An Annual Marketing Calendar [PODCAST 97]

 

On this episode of Growth to Freedom you are going to learn what it really looks like to scale your business. It only happens as you intentionally implement your own version of a business playbook that enables you to optimize and scale effectively. Grab a pen and paper as I share how you can build your own business playbook and design and implement your own annual marketing calendar.

When you think about these things you need to stop thinking in terms of ROI (return on investment) and start thinking in terms of COI (cost of inaction). What will it cost you in terms of lost opportunities if you don’t implement the strategies I’ll teach you today? I don’t want you to find out, so listen in to discover these strategies for scaling and maximum business growth.

Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn in this show:

 

  • My introduction to this episode on strategies for maximum business growth; [0:33]
  • The 6 key areas to focus on to maximize your business growth; [3:05]
  • Discovering where you are and where you are headed - building your playbook; [6:36]
  • Building an effective marketing calendar; [15:35]
  • What can happen when you put these things in place and what will it cost you if you don’t? [19:14]

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This show brought to you by Done for You Solutions. Outsourcing doesn’t have to be difficult. Whether you’re looking for customer service, optimizing your website, or a virtual assistant to help with reporting, data, or research, Done for You Solutions can help. I’ve used Done for You Solutions for years and they help simplify. Click here to learn more and let the founder Ric Thompson know that you heard about him from our show.

 

Genius Network is the place high level entrepreneurs go for collaboration, contribution, and connections not available anywhere else. Members get strategies for exponential growth and opportunities for deal making, strategic partnerships, joint ventures, and more. Membership is by application only.  Click here to learn more. I was one of the original members when Joe started it in 2007 and today I get to help grow the company in my current role. You can also learn more about the Genius Network Annual Event here – which is the one time per year the group is opened to non-members.

 

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Jan 3, 2017

Why Following Your Passion Is A Mistake, Why Goal Setting Doesn’t Work & How You Can Create A Bigger Future [PODCAST 96]

In this episode of Growth to Freedom you will discover how you can assess where you are now and use it to create a bigger future. It happens by asking and answering some key questions that identify where you are and where you need to go. I’m going to teach you what those questions are on this powerful episode.

Some of the points I’ll touch on are why following your passion is bad advice, why goal setting never works, and why much of the strategies businesses are following these days are old and ineffective. You don’t want to be the leader of that kind of business, so be sure you listen to learn how to maximize your potential for a better and bigger future.

Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn in this show:

  • My introduction to this episode about creating a bigger future and why goal setting doesn’t work; [0:26]
  • Essential questions to ask yourself to assess your present reality; [4:21]
  • What are the activities that personally recharge you - and what are your personal superpowers? [9:20]
  • What are the bottlenecks or roadblocks that are slowing you down? [11:30]
  • The reason goal setting doesn’t work; [15:28]
  • Why passive income is a myth; [16:30]
  • The 3 questions that can transform you; [19:25]

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This show brought to you by Done for You Solutions. Outsourcing doesn’t have to be difficult. Whether you’re looking for customer service, optimizing your website, or a virtual assistant to help with reporting, data, or research, Done for You Solutions can help. I’ve used Done for You Solutions for years and they help simplify. Click here to learn more and let the founder Ric Thompson know that you heard about him from our show.

Genius Network is the place high level entrepreneurs go for collaboration, contribution, and connections not available anywhere else. Members get strategies for exponential growth and opportunities for deal making, strategic partnerships, joint ventures, and more. Membership is by application only.  Click here to learn more. I was one of the original members when Joe started it in 2007 and today I get to help grow the company in my current role. You can also learn more about the Genius Network Annual Event here – which is the one time per year the group is opened to non-members.

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