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Do you have an interesting story to tell? What about experiences that you think others could learn from? Have you worked your way up from a meager and simple start?  Have you started a business, good or bad?  Have you helped a business become successful? We would love to hear from you!

Paul Szyarto is an Oxford University and Wharton Business School educated expert in business operations and technology and has spent the last twenty years maximizing the bottom line of more than 1000 global companies, including Microsoft, Goodyear, BP, GE, United Technologies, Kellogg…
Keith Merron is the founder and Managing Partner of Leadership Pathway, an organizational consulting and leadership development firm dedicated to helping organizations with bold visions achieve sustainable high performance and industry leadership.

Peter Economy is a Wall Street Journal bestselling ghostwriter and author of more than 100 books (with more than 3 million copies sold), including What, “I’m Working with Who?!?” And Wait, I’m the Boss?!? He’s also the Leadership Guy at Inc.com, which averages over 500,000 page views…

Michael is a business owner, profession jumping entrepreneur, Investor, dabbler in real estate, fairly funny improv artist, and extremely neurotic. He is always looking for something new and interesting to entertain him. He is also a TV host and podcast host of Second Scene.
She is a Founder, CEO & Serial Entrepreneur who has scaled 8 figure businesses in healthcare, hospitality & real estate. She was a disrupter in the healthcare industry, creating Northern Ireland’s first Lifestyle Care Home cited as a ‘world-class concept.’ As CEO of Caram, a Scaling Navigator…
Eli David is StartupBlink’s CEO. He is a Certified Public Accountant, Economist, and MBA graduate with work experience in such firms as KPMG and BDO. StartupBlink publishes an annual report ranking the startup ecosystems of 1,000 cities and 100 countries that …

Todd Palmer is an executive coach, keynote speaker, renowned thought leader, author, and CEO who is committed to helping business owners tackle their obstacles and clear their path to success. As an entrepreneur and active CEO…

Wayne McFarland wandered away from a small, mid-western town some years ago. With no planning at all, his history is one of stumbling into one bog after another from the Dakotas to California, from Pamplona to Paris…

Blair Bryant Nichols is the Director of Stages for Advance Your Reach. He oversees the Stage Agency, connecting entrepreneurs and business owners with stages that will grow their business, and manages its community…

Lawrence Doochin, is an author, abuse survivor, and entrepreneur. In his new book called: A Book on Fear: Feeling Safe in a Challenging World, he maps out a heartfelt method for overcoming fears and bad memories.

Since the age of 20, John worked as a boilermaker at his dad’s company and rig welder at a large manufacturing firm. With the hope of expanding his horizons in 2005, he started his own side business out of his garage, making metal “cowboy” furniture; barbeque pits, deer feeders, and…

Henry started his first biz in 1991, selling, installing, servicing, and financing computers to large corporations. Since then, he has founded a succession of firms in e-commerce, finance, real estate, and consumer product spaces. For the past decade, Henry has taken his experience as…

Jeff Harry shows individuals and companies how to tap into their true selves, to feel their happiest and most fulfilled — all by playing. Jeff has worked with Google, Microsoft, Southwest Airlines, Adobe, the NFL, Amazon, and Facebook, helping their staff to infuse more play into the day-to-day…

Known as the “Mad Scientist Strength” Chris is an Ex Corporate Executive turned Inventor and Movement professional. He has positioned himself uniquely in the fitness world bridging the gap between (and working with both) the top clinical rehab and sports professionals in the world and…

Allen C. Paul is a driven and dedicated content professional whose entrepreneurial spirit has taken him down many paths. He is an author, a blogger, and a public speaker who shares his insights through multiple media channels. In his work…

In 2009, Miha had four companies go bankrupt overnight: landing him $5 million in debt. Contemplating suicide to escape the pain as he looked over the balcony, he had a life-saving AH-HA moment. He realized that failure was a normal part of life: admitting to himself that he failed…

In 2014, Dr. Kristy Sumner coupled her passion for travel, history and the paranormal when she formed Soul Sisters Paranormal, an all-female team, made up of Sumner, her two sisters and two friends. The investigators of Soul Sisters…

Suzanne Carpenter is an approachable, sincere, fun-loving, and passionate leader who loves to see personal improvement and transformation in those she teaches. Through her successful 10-year nutrition career, Suzanne saw a gap in the…

Meredith Walsh is a holistic business coach who supports female entrepreneurs tap into their intuition and shift their mindset into confidence & prosperity, so they can triple their income without stress or becoming overwhelmed. Meredith has been an entrepreneur all her life and has tried…

Chris Prefontaine is a 3-time best-selling author of Real Estate on Your Terms, The New Rules of Real Estate Investing, and Moneeka Sawyer’s Real Estate Investing for Women. He’s also the Founder and CEO of SmartRealEstateCoach.com and host of the Smart Real Estate Coach Podcast.

Matt Nappo AKA Minddog is a champion of independent thinking. A creative artist of many disciplines, he is a former marketing and IT executive with a track record of helping to build and expand businesses, both large and small.

Be sure to check out Matt’s band Rockin45’s.

Iliyana is a Bulgarian who decided that Europe is to small, so she moved overseas. She experienced many challenges in my life but didn’t pay much attention to them. She chose to focus on the positive outcome in every situation.

A first-generation immigrant from Ukraine. After the 2008 recession left Roman without a job, after college and he had to pivot and found digital marketing. He founded Nova Zora Digital in 2012 and started his podcast in 2018 which made it…

Jonathan Jakubowski is the Director of SmartSolve, an award-winning startup business focused on sustainable packaging. Jonathan received his undergraduate degree from Bowling Green State University and Masters Degree in Public Policy…

Azul Terronez is a best-selling author and book coach who specializes in helping leaders write and publish books that elevate their brand. As the CEO of the six-figure company Authors Who Lead, he has enabled Wall Street CEOs and health…

Author Jesse A Cruz is an Iraq War Veteran and Program Coordinator at the Youth Advocate Programs. Jesse is also a speaker and sports coach. In his free time, he enjoys hiking and traveling with his family and friends.

Howie Kra is a highly energetic and dynamic entrepreneur, podcaster, and speaker known, not only for his resiliency and daily mindset practices but also for driving revenue and providing sales leadership for more than 20 years…

Cauveé is a fulfillment coach known as the Inspiration Engineer®.  Giving entrepreneurs a BOOST!☕️ in energy, confidence and the courage to take MASSIVE action towards their purpose.  Using the power strategy, music, & edutainment… 

Chris Hogan is a two-time #1 national best-selling author, financial expert and host of The Chris Hogan Show. For more than a decade, Hogan has served at Ramsey Solutions, equipping and challenging people to take control of their money…

In this episode, we are joined by special guest Sean Lake, Co-Founder of @bubsnaturals . Sean tells us his backstory and about his good friend Glen Doherty who passed during the 2012 Benghazi attack. Glen was the motivation for Sean to start…

Andy Audate is a published author, motivational speaker, and serial entrepreneur. He is widely recognized as an eminent speaker with a delivery that is high energy and human potential stimulating. Raised in a city of impoverishment…

Paul MacFarlane is a self-proclaimed visionary with a heart. Paul has worked with numerous fortune 500 companies to develop a marketing strategy like no other. We discuss marketing in the current internet age, setting yourself apart…

 Richard Kaufman is a military veteran from New Jersey with a hard upbringing. Struggling in early life with no father figure, alcoholism at age 13, drug addiction, PTSD, and blindness. Richard joined the military with no other options…

Adam Lean is a former accountant turned small business owner. He helps small business owners make their business profitable by untangling the financials and showing them exactly which levers to pull…

Michael G. Dash is an entrepreneur, bestselling author of Chasing The High, recovering addict, speaker, and philanthropist. He founded the F.A.T.E. series (From Addict to Entrepreneur)…

Steve Kosch — is a former anchor with CNN and ABC who has taken his world-class media presentation skills and now coach CEO’s, politicians, authors, and speakers to look and sound their best…

John McAfee is a British-American computer programmer and businessman. He founded the software company McAfee Associates in 1987 and ran it until 1994. John has also founded Tribal Voice (makers of the PowWow chat program)…

Ashley Micciche is the CEO of True North Retirement Advisors, an independent financial advisory firm managing $230 million in client assets, and located just outside of Portland, Oregon…

Robert Martinez is the CEO of Rockstar Capital, an investment and multi-family property management firm specializing in the acquisition and management of value-add opportunities in Texas…

 

John Taylor is a long time friend of Jerry’s with over 26 years as a real estate broker in the Portland metro area.

Tony Whatley became known as “The Side Hustle Millionaire” after his book with the same title became a #1 best-seller…

Sami is  a seasoned entrepreneur in the marketing and media fields specializing in the lifestyle spaces, such as hospitality…

Robert Courtney is an innovator of disruptive business strategies, and a builder of the community through digital marketing, branding, and service. A desire to invest in the development of people…

Hendrik is a young man on a mission, chasing his dream of one day working for the UFC. Moving to the United States at age six, and going to first grade without knowing a word of English, this dude…

Clifford graduated from ASU in Kinesiology. He has been a transformational coach for over 17 years and also fought professionally for 8 years in the UFC. He enjoys helping…

Daniel Madrid is a Truck driver here in Portland Oregon who has worked his way up from a broke kid in trouble with the law to making 80k+ A year as one of Portland’s top truck drivers. He has opened his own side business detailing…

Jacob and Aaron Floyd are Jerrys Nephews. Two southern boys chasing success in their own ways. Jacob is trying to make it in the country music business, and Aaron in real estate and social media marketing….

Catherine is a longtime friend of Jerry’s (28 years!) and wife of Jerry’s operations manager, Gary. Catherine has run her own photography business for over 12 years. She joins us to share some insight into running a creative business…

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