experiments with hope entrepreneur podcast

Podcast 53: One Year Later

One year ago, I was restarting from nothing. Since then, I’ve documented my journey back to entrepreneurial success in this podcast. At the time of my first podcast, I was making zero dollars a month. Today, I’m making about $5,000+ a month on average. Of course, this month is only partially over, so I’m working on this month’s goal. But, this ought to show people what’s…

Podcast 48: Reverse Procrastination

By my definition, reverse procrastination is when you’re in so much of a hurry to get things done “ahead of time,” you rush through them, burn yourself out, and/or work past the point of diminishing return. All of these behaviors are destructive to your productivity. Sure, they might seem to “work” in the short run. But over time, they wear down what Stephen R Covey calls…

Podcast 46: The Myth of Security

Most aspiring Entrepreneurs never make “the leap” into the world of entrepreneurship because of their misconceptions of uncertainty in entrepreneurship. They assume that having a job is more financially secure and that they’re “giving up” this security by venturing out on their own. But this is a myth. Here’s why working for an employer actually carries more risk…

Podcast 44: Truth About “USPs”

What is a USP in marketing? Don’t be fooled by phony marketing myths. A real USP (Unique Selling Proposition) is something your competitor can’t duplicate without landing themselves in court. Most people confuse USPs with limited time offers, benefit statements, or even vague claims like “we really care about our customers…” or “we pride ourselves on quality…

Podcast 42: Above the Snakeline

Working above the snakeline is the secret to achieving the infamous “4-Hour Workweek.” From my 10,000+ hours of one-on-one coaching with thousands of entrepreneurs, working with everyone from the broke, to the wealthy, I’ve learned that the standard Monday to Friday, 40 plus hour workweek is just a fossil of the industrial age model. Working “above the snakeline”…

Podcast 32: Imposter Syndrome

Imposter syndrome is mostly physiological. It has very little to do with your beliefs about what you’re capable of as a new freelance entrepreneur. The problem isn’t the anxiety. That’s normal and will only go away with experience. What matters is the STORY you tell yourself about why you’re anxious. Our left brain fears uncertainty. It likes labels. It NEEDS to put a label on…