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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 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 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!
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Dec 9, 2019

Have you felt in some ways that you’re sitting on a gold mine in your business... or that you’re the best keep secret in your industry, and you KNOW deep down that you have something special to offer your clients?

Or maybe you feel stuck in the day to day of your business and don’t know how to jump to the next level?

If so, then you need to listen to the insights, wisdom, and strategies in this episode.

Frank Bria takes you on a raw, revealing interview with Dan Kuschell.

You’ll discover how Dan got started learning direct mail in the 80’s and being a raw beginner in the TV and radio industry, to building up and business from scratch that he then sold to a $100 million dollar per year company.  And then fast forward to today – where he is an advisor for high level CEO’s, influencers, and thought leaders.

Dan helps high growth focused business owners go from where they are to the next level - so you can bet he’s got a few things to share about how to get unstuck and get your own business to where you want it to be.

Now named one of the Top 25 Influencers, his own podcast is recommended by Forbes magazine - and today Dan is being interviewed by Frank Bria, host of “6 To 7 Figures.”

On this key episode Dan will reveal:

  • The irresistible offer he made years before it was known as an “Irresistible Offer”
  • Client selection - what it is and why it’s the most important shift you can make right now
  • If you’re the visionary and creator of your business and love shiny new objects - how to embrace it and use it to your best advantage - without letting it trap you into too much work
  • Why you need to separate Marketing and Sales if you want to double your business
  • Why having one or two sales reps in your business can hurt you (and the one move you can make to get exponential results)
  • The number one thing you should be focused on right now if you want to grow beyond 7-figures
  • The importance of knowing your numbers

...And that’s just focusing on building UP your business! The next step is getting OUT of your business (at least the day-to-day) so you can free yourself up to pursue more and bigger ideas, all while still benefiting profiting from what you’ve built up.

With that in mind, he’s also going to reveal:

  • How to be in charge and control, but also have a team that supports you with excellence
  • Why you need to hire people who are smarter than you
  • How to create the right framework in your business to best serve you as visionary
  • The “magic checklist” that can keep things on track so that you can look away from the details starting today
  • What secret you can learn from film and movie teams to improve your business now
  • Why you need to move from being an actor in your business to the director - or even two levels higher - if you want to break free from the day to day
  • The secret that lets you escape the trap of having to sell clients (this is true freedom)
  • How to move from being stuck and overwhelmed to having absolute clarity starting today

...And more!

Join us and listen in now for your breakthroughs and needle movers.

And if something in this interview sparked your interest and you want to go deeper with the insights, strategies, and wisdom and applying them in your business... or you’re looking for help to grow and scale to 7 or 8 figures, then schedule a call today by going to http://www.BreakthroughStrategyCall.com

Dec 2, 2019

How can you create offers that convert?

In this episode, my guest, Mladen Stojanovic, shares the benefits that you can reap from automating your business through quality online automation platforms.

Mladen is a freelance direct-response copywriter and marketing consultant. With his work and advice, he helps his clients grow their businesses, get more leads, and make more sales.

He has worked with some big names like Amazing. com, Dr. Ron Friedman, and many others.

Join Mladen as he talks about the big mistakes as well as the greatest breakthroughs that marketers do in automation.

In this fascinating conversation and interview, you’ll discover breakthroughs, needle movers, and insights like:

  • How to Get Freedom from the Day to Day in your Business
  • The #1 Thing Entrepreneurs Struggle With – and What YOU Can Do About It
  • The SHOCKING TRUTH about the Top Most Successful Entrepreneur's – Dealing with Insecurities and Imposter Syndrome (and what you can do about it if you’re dealing with this right now)
  • The 2 Biggest Mistakes Business Owners Make Bringing In Help With Marketing and Copywriting
  • 3 Breakthroughs and Needle Movers You Can Implement Today to Create Automated Offers that Convert
  • The Easiest Way for You to Get a High Converting Offer (and great copy)
  • Why NOT Hiring a Copywriter or Someone to Help You With Marketing May Be Your Best Solution
  • Why Reviewing Your Marketing System Regularly Can Create High Profits
  • The #1 Step to Take to Automate Your Business and Marketing
  • Why It’s Important to Be Detached to ____________ for Maximum Growth, Impact, and Income
  • And more...
Nov 25, 2019

Do you worry about what and how to charge customers or clients? Maybe you feel unsure how your current pricing strategy will keep you profitable? Well, you’re not alone!

Many businesses hire Janene Liston, our guest expert, to get their pricing right as well.  Known as “The Pricing Lady”, Janene understands pricing strategies and can help you discover where your potential profit is hiding.

She’s a trusted business partner for hundreds of clients and has a wealth of corporate experience within a variety of industries. In this conversation, she demystifies the idea of what your pricing should be and how to do it in a way that charges you up, while maintaining a profitable business.

If you’re ready to make a positive difference in your business, you don’t want to miss this episode.

Nov 18, 2019

The membership economy is growing faster than before. How can you ride this wave and build your own system?

In this episode, my guest Robbie Baxter shows you how to build your own membership model.

Robbie is the bestselling author of The Membership Economy: Find Your Super Users, Master the Forever Transaction, and Build Recurring Revenue, a book that’s been named a Top Five Marketing Book of the year by Inc. She’s working with industry leaders like Netflix, Electronic Arts, The Wall Street Journal, Asics to name a few.

Our definitive expert takes a deep dive into the idea of the membership model so you can build not only your membership economy but also a tribe of super fans.

Nov 11, 2019

Have you ever felt like you struggled to get your message out to the world and connect with your audience? Do you want to build a business that maximizes both revenue and relationships?

In today’s episode, my guest, Brian Kurtz, talks about his book Overdeliver: Build a Business for a Lifetime and how he was inspired by the movie Coco in writing this amazing book.

Brian is a direct marketer for over 40 years, and he was instrumental in helping the company, Boardroom Inc., grow exponentially. He is the Founder of “Titans Marketing” and host of Titans Mastermind and Titans Master Class. 

On this eye-opening episode Brian will reveal: 

  • What he learned about power and selflessness in business - that he learned from baseball umpires;
  • Why customer service people are ‘secret shoppers’  & should be the highest-paid people in your company;
  • The one game changer that no one pays attention to (but could make a huge difference for you);
  • How paying postage on mail made him a better marketer; 
  • Why exactly you need to separate your prospects from your buyers (on your list) to be more profitable;
  • What “RFM” is and why you need to know it and how to use it now.

And that’s just a small taste. We go from talking about how to increase the power and profitability of your business to longer-term, legacy building concepts like: 

  • How to think about long-term value as well as playing the long game in your business;
  • What exactly “Lifetime Value” is and why you need to know your numbers on this;
  • How to find out what the “bogeyman” is in your business so you can use it;
  • Why he paid for dinners for 30 people at the Four Seasons in New York (pay attention);
  • How he turned someone who “ripped off his logo” into a client (instead of suing them);
  • What he learned from maintaining a solid 33-year marriage while running multiple businesses.

... And more! 

So grab a pen and paper- you will want to jot notes from this engaging conversation!  

Production Note: Thank you for listening! We apologize for the audio quality during the interview.  Unfortunately, tech glitches can happen, but we believe you will still enjoy the insights, and wisdom from our guest expert, Brian Kurtz.
Oct 28, 2019

What happens when you get an icon, a legend, a Titan, and an introvert on a business growth panel in front of a live audience with hundreds of people?

You get breakthroughs, you get insights, and you get needle movers, and that's what we have in store for you.

If you aren’t familiar with our guest experts Jay Abraham, Brian Kurtz, Mike Agugliaro, and yours truly, you’re in for a real treat because you're going to discover some of the top strategies, insights, and wisdom working right now to help you create more freedom, growth, and clarity.

In this session, you’ll discover:

  • The keys to constant and never-ending improvement
  • 4 Steps you can take to grow your business, dominate your niche and improve your life
  • How to apply the 4-minute mile strategy for maximum growth and impact
  • Why building a company starting with the end in mind can create maximum freedom, growth, and impact
  • Trouble deciding on what to focus on today? A simple blueprint to decide WHAT to focus on (HINT: This easy strategy helps you decide on what’s important, and what’s MOST important)
  • The shift from tactical vs strategic focus in your business – and how it helps you reach your goals faster (with less effort)
  • How to create immediate breakthroughs by doing less
  • How to deal with setbacks, failures, and mistakes and transform them into ‘wins’
  • What you can do today to immediately break past fear, fear of change, and fear of implementation
  • Do you struggle with marriage and running a business at the same time? Implement the 14 days of romance strategy to ignite, nurture, and deepen your relationships (this strategy is also a great follow up strategy with clients)
  • The #1 Skill you must develop to thrive in the next decade (if you don’t develop this skill, you’ll be commoditized)
  • And more...

Have you hit a plateau with sales and conversions... do you feel like you’re sitting on a gold-mine but just haven’t been able to pull the gold out of your business yet? Or do you feel like you’re a ‘hidden secret’ and ready to maximize your impact, reach, and contribution?

If you’re ready to get a steady flow of leads, sales, and profits and find out how we’ve helped thousands of business owners and iconic madmen (and women) from all over the globe, let’s have a conversation and I’ll help you find assets to leverage, and gold to extract in your business. Schedule a Business Breakthrough Session at: http://www.BreakthroughStrategyCall.com

Oct 21, 2019

Are you confused about what to do to get your advertising to work for you?

You’re not alone...

In this episode, my guest is John Belcher. John is a teacher and partner at AdSkills, a consultant at Enduring Marketing LLC, and the Internal Traffic Manager of GiddyUp.

John will not only provide you with some achievable steps on how to create a great sales message, but also teach you how to build messages that sell, and the essential steps to craft and convert your advertising.

All this and more, as John and I reveal some of the key secrets to effective advertising!

Oct 14, 2019

Are you struggling to make your paid advertising work for you? 

...have your ad costs gone up for you in the last 6 months and results are getting less and less? 

With growing competition, running paid ads online has become an easy go-to marketing strategy that most business owners turn to. However, many still do not achieve the results they want from them. 

If you’re looking for a way to transform your ads and to hit the reset button to get a breakthrough with your advertising, then listen to this session. 

Whether it’s Facebook, Google, YouTube, or others, I will reveal to you two steps that will help you maximize your ads, and give you clarity to get the results you want.

In this session, you’ll discover:

  • 4 Quadrants for Your Ideal Clients
  • The D.O.S. Exercise Applied to Paid Advertising
  • Creating Your Mini Marketing Plan Blueprint
  • The Unusual Firefighting Strategy that Keeps You from Having to Fight Fires in Your Business
  • How to Delegate Your Advertising Effectively (and avoid the top mistake most people make with their ads)
  • And more...

Have you hit a plateau with sales and conversions? Get a steady flow of leads, sales, and profits.  Learn more by scheduling a Breakthrough Clarity Session at: http://www.BreakthroughStrategyCall.com.

Oct 7, 2019

What if a lot of what you've been taught about achievement or success was actually wrong? What if there were four key areas that you got to focus on first to get it right?

Today, you're going to learn those four areas that you have to focus on first to get to that path.

My guest is Robert Glazer, a best-selling author and the Founder and CEO of Acceleration Partners, a global performance marketing agency. He's the recipient of numerous cultural awards, and his inspirational newsletter, Friday Forward, which started as a weekly email to his team, and now has over 100,000 subscribers.

Don’t miss Robert’s unique perspective on what achievement and success really mean, being true to your values, and how to inspire others to lead.

Oct 4, 2019

Have you wondered to yourself, “How can I be a part of this media game today? How can I get myself out there to be positioned as an authority, to have a greater influence and impact to move the needle?”

What if you had a chance to learn from one of the largest, most successful media experts in the world today?

Let me share a little bit about the background of someone I was blessed and fortunate enough to meet through a mutual connection fifteen to sixteen years ago.

His name is Bill Rasmussen, the Founder of the media monster called ESPN, the sports network. With his vision and his dream, ESPN was launched. He’s daring, enthusiastic, and has had some good luck along the way in building the first 24/7 TV network for sports.

This network has changed the landscape of media, and it wouldn’t exist today without Bill.

Sep 30, 2019

Do you struggle with implementation and execution in your business? 

Do you struggle with hiring the right people to get the job done for you? 

Have you tried outsourcing and it hasn’t worked for you?

Today, that’s about to change for you! 

My guest, John Jonas, has been helping entrepreneurs succeed in their businesses through the power of outsourcing. John is the man behind OnlineJobs.ph which is the largest Filipino virtual worker platform with over 500,000 Filipino resumes and over 100,000 employers from around the world using it.

John only works about seventeen hours in his business, and so he will share with us how he does it all by using outsourcing, and how you can also free you up from your business, so you can be more in your sweet spot, your zone of Genius, and working on the business… in other words.. Experiencing more freedom and growth! 

Sep 23, 2019

Would you love to have more fulfilling, juicy, deeply satisfying personal relationships?

Who wouldn’t right?   

In this episode, my guest, Dr. Alexandra Stockwell, shares three steps to creating exciting and healthy relationships.  Alexandra is a physician-turned-relationship expert, who draws from her experience as a medical doctor, Emotional Intimacy Coach, and her marriage of 23 years, to help couples discover how to create the connection they crave.

From household routine to bedroom bliss, you deserve to experience true happiness in all your relationships.  Get ready for this empowering and eye-opening chitchat with Alexandra!

Sep 16, 2019

Are your ad costs going up and you’re frustrated because you don’t seem to be able to get a positive R.O.I.?  

Or maybe you’ve even had success with your ads in the past, but now it's not working anymore.

In today's episode, I will share with you proven strategies that we’re using with our own clients… Many of the same strategies that our clients are using right now (and they’re investing tens of thousands per week).  This can help transform your marketing game, and help you stand out in the crowd.

This may not be rocket science, but with a little creativity and boldness, you can apply these to your business and see a major difference.  

In this session, you’ll discover:

What to Do If Your Ads Aren’t Working, or They’re Costing You More Today

How to Stand Out in the Crowd

“It’s Better to Be Different than Better” -Sally Hogshead

4 Easy Steps You Can Take to Make Your Images Unique

5 Easy Steps to Make Your Audience Selections More Profitable

A Simple Video Strategy that Provides a 1-2 Punch to Create Greater Trust and Conversions

What You Can Do to Make Your Offer Unique

And more…


Have you hit a plateau with sales and conversions? Get a steady flow of leads, sales, and profits.  Learn more by scheduling a Breakthrough Clarity Session at: www.BreakthroughStrategyCall.com

Sep 9, 2019

Many think that direct mailing people as a growth marketing strategy is long gone.

However, my guest expert begs to differ because in this episode, he is going to share with you this unique growth method along with referral marketing and others.

He is Shaun Buck, a successful entrepreneur for almost two decades who has built up The Newsletter Pro to become one of Inc. 500 Fastest-Growing Companies by mailing out millions and millions of newsletters each and every year.

The Newsletter Pro has only been operating since 2011, but it has rapidly grown into the nation’s largest custom newsletter company and has been hailed as one of the best places to work in Idaho for the past three years.

Shaun was also named “Man of the Year” by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and is currently a successful business coach to owners of million-dollar businesses.

Sep 2, 2019

Have you heard the idea that Search Engine Optimization, or SEO is dead? What's the point? Why even try? 

However, my guest, Stephan Spencer begs to differ. Stephan is an internationally recognized SEO expert, consultant, and bestselling author.  He believes that if done right, SEO could still transform your business, and he is going to share with you how to do it.

Stephan wrote Google Power Search and co-authored Social eCommerce and The Art Of SEO, which is now in its third edition. Stephan also invented a pay-for-performance SEO platform called GravityStream that was acquired and is now part of Rio SEO.

Discover more about how you, too, can drive up your search engine ranking with this new art of SEO, as Stephan shares power strategies to reshape your business. 

Aug 26, 2019

How would it impact you if you knew the real reasons your clients buy or don’t buy from you? 

 

If your sales have plateaued or it's costing you more money now than it did just six months ago, then this installment is for you.  You will understand how the two driving forces impacts your clients decisions - and how to leverage it in your business and client attraction model.

 

In this session, you’ll:

  • Get clarity on the real reasons why your client don’t buy from you- it’s not what you think!
  • Find the hidden reasons why your clients DO buy from YOU
  • Discover how to create a great business offense and defense for maximum business growth
  • Discover the 2 driving forces of why people do what they do
  • Show your clients how to get more "Ah" and less "Ugh"
  • Uncover the big mistake most businesses make when talking about their programs and products (and what you can do immediately to boost results)
  • Create your business game plan (tools to simplify content, messaging & more)
  • Get a playbook to anticipate objections and read your clients' mind 
  • And more...

Have you hit a plateau with sales and conversions? 

Get a steady flow of leads, sales, and profits.  Learn more by scheduling a Breakthrough Clarity Session at:http://www.BreakthroughStrategyCall.com

Aug 19, 2019

How would it impact your business if you had a way to tap into a stream of unlimited clients?  

My guest for this episode is David A. Fields.  David is a definitive expert with decades of experience in consulting, a sought-after speaker, and a best-selling author who helps build consulting practices that are focused on “right side up thinking”, making them both lucrative and lifestyle-friendly.

As a co-founder within his firm, Ascendant Consulting, David has worked with one-person startups to some of the world’s largest companies.  His latest book, The Irresistible Consultant’s Guide to Winning Clients, is Amazon’s highest-rated book release on the business of consulting in the past 30 years.

Don’t miss this chance to learn David’s key insights towards maximizing your impact.

Aug 12, 2019

Do you dream of having more freedom in your business instead of being tied to the day-to-day details?  Today you’re going to discover how to transform from busy to productive with outsourcing.  

In this installment, my guest is Derek Gallimore.  Derek is a serial entrepreneur that founded Outsource Accelerator, dubbed as the Alibaba of outsourcing. He has also built multi-million dollar property portfolios and bootstrapped a $20 million dollar business.

In 2011, Derek found his passion for outsourcing and believes strongly that it is a transformational business tool that can allow you to achieve the freedom you seek while operating from anywhere in the world.

Aug 5, 2019

Would you like to know how to get more free publicity to grow your company, impact, and reach? 

That's what my guest, Cameron Herold, has done, and he's here to discuss how to do exactly that. 

If you don't know Cameron, he's a best selling author of multiple books, a regular media contributor, founder of COO Alliance, and he helps lead leaders.  He’s built two $100-million businesses, and now travels the world to help other companies simplify their processes so they can scale with less stress.  

He’s got a rare gift of combining strategy, simplicity, and implementation to help you get results. 

If that's what you want too, grab a pen and paper to take notes... Cameron shares a ton of valuable information you won’t want to miss! 

Jul 29, 2019

A Rubik's cube holds millions of possible combinations, yet you can solve it in as little as eighteen to twenty moves. Bringing that insight to business, we can see that not all businesses grow at the same speed, and some even fail.

In this episode, I am going to share with you the insights I have gathered from reviewing over 4,000 companies with over $1 million in revenue.

What I have found are some similarities called the Five Ps. Read on to find out the stages of growth and how you can go out there and generate a steady flow of new clients, more leads, more profits, and even greater freedom.

Have you hit a plateau with sales and conversions?

Get a steady flow of leads, sales, and profits. Learn more by scheduling a Breakthrough Clarity Session at: http://www.BreakthroughStrategyCall.com.

Jul 22, 2019

Some people only buy your stuff, but others take it to a different level and actually recommend you to others. This is the power of a tribe when you create a bigger impact. Learn how to create a power tribe as I interview Mitch Russo in this episode.

As one of the most unique experts about the topic, Mitch has been helping SAS founders, CEOs, and coaches build eight-figure companies.

He founded Timeslips Corp, sold it for eight figures, then ran Sage, PLC as COO. Later, Mitch became the CEO of Tony Robbins and Chet Holmes' Business Breakthroughs International, which he grew to $25 million-plus per year.

He then went on to write an Amazon #1 best-selling book, The Invisible Organization.

Today, Mitch's greatest passion is helping CEOs get extreme leverage by building independent “tribes” of certified consultants.

Jul 15, 2019

Do you struggle to find a balance between your professional and personal life?  Would you love to have a process to transform your business and life?

In this episode, I will share with you three critical steps and nine questions to get the growth and freedom you desire in order to transform your business and life!

I am Dan Kuschell, the Founder and CEO of Breakthrough3X. It is my mission to help clients spend more time on their business instead of in their business.  I do this by helping them set up processes that enable a steady flow of leads with less stress, and less effort, and I will help you too… starting now.  

Grab a pen and paper… you don’t want to miss out on the insights, strategies, and tactics to grow your business with less stress.

Jul 8, 2019

Would you love to know how Millennials think?  Do you want the secret to hiring these young, top performers?

If you are seeking super achievers, then my guest, Max Goldberg, is one person who can offer you key insights into tapping into the Millennial workforce.  

A 22-year-old high performer himself, Max is the Founder of Next Frontier and co-Founder of Wisconsin Space Race. He has also worked with one of the leading thought leaders in the world, Peter Diamandis, and is connected to Elon Musk. 

You don’t want to miss my conversation with Max as he shares his unique perspective on efficiently identifying and utilizing the abundance of a young, and talented workforce.

Jul 1, 2019

Are you letting technology get in the way of actually making money and growing your business?

In reality, you don't need sophisticated dashboards to build and grow your business to make it a success.

In this session, you’ll discover:
  • What does this unique tracking device have to do with your business growth and freedom
  • The simple weight loss strategy that works in business
  • How to get on the other side of simplicity
  • Why complexity kills momentum
  • That which is measured improves, that which is measured and reported, improves exponentially. (Peter Druckers)
  • The BIG Lie in statistics
  • 4 Critical numbers to track in your business
  • How to Compartmentalize your business into 6 areas for greater flow, efficiency, and effectiveness (diagram and blueprint)
  • How sophistication and technology are getting in the way of growth, progress, and momentum
  • Success is a Habit. Losing is a Habit.
  • Why practice makes perfect is a myth
  • Winners Find Ways. So do Losers. - Joe Polish
  • The 10 Penny Exercise to get more sales
  • 3 Bonus Numbers to Track that give you greater clarity and confidence
  • The most important number to focus on for Long Term growth and freedom
  • And more…

These core fundamental numbers are significant, giving you the clarity to identify what you are expanding.

If you want to grow your business, impact and reach, and your ability to make a bigger difference, then look at working backward with the end in mind and think of what you can track.

Have you hit a plateau with sales and conversions?
 
Get a steady flow of leads, sales, and profits. Learn more by scheduling a Breakthrough Clarity Session at: http://www.BreakthroughStrategyCall.com
Jun 24, 2019

Solving content marketing problems can be costly and tedious.  And, what if you could get an unfair advantage by learning how to use content that leads to conversions?

In this episode, my guest, Lacy Boggs, talks about how to create content that converts and delivers. As a content strategist, she gives advice on thinking of the bigger picture before getting started.

Lacy is the director of The Content Direction Agency and has helped create personality-driven and tailor-made strategies for customers to achieve their goals.  Lacy is also the author of the bestselling Kindle eBook, Make a Killing With Content.

Discover how to create content that converts!

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