Conversations With a Genius- Fun Small Business Talk

Conversations With a Genius was created for Entrepreneurs!! We help small business owners become not so small business owners and we do it by chatting with Genius business rockstars and squeezing every drop of genius out of them all for your listening pleasure.
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Feb 27, 2015

Today's genius is Carl Gronberg. When successful professionals and business leaders have that nagging sense that they can do more, they go to Carl.  He's been an executive coach for 18 years helping people achieve the success they want.

His unique method is both startling and effective.  In addition to a business degree, Carl has decades of experience ranging from owning a finance company for 25 years, ranking top 50 in the world of tournament water skiing, working with adult victims of childhood sexual abuse, and his 28 years of marriage producing two lovely daughters and a pretty cool Carl Jr. Now Carl spends his time helping business owners be their best. 


Carl discusses:


  • Getting success you want
  • How to figure out how to find passion in your work
  • The best way to save yourself time and money


Feb 25, 2015

Today's guest is Melissa Krivachek. Melissa is a young entrepreneur, business expert and superstar coach with personal clients in 8 countries. Over the last 10 years, Melissa has evolved from managing retail locations for two prominent Fortune 500 companies to becoming a sought after author, coach and speaker. You can also find Melissa on ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, and hundreds of other online media outlets, radio shows, and podcasts sharing her passion and expertise.


Melissa discusses:


  • How an average person can do extra ordinary things through the power of relationships
  • What opportunities have you been missing because you are blind to them
  • How to develop your ability to see all your opportunities 
Feb 23, 2015

Today's guest is Neil Patel, co-founder of Crazy Egg, Hello Bar and KISSmetrics. He helps companies like Amazon, NBC, GM, HP and Viacom grow their revenue.


The Wall Street Journal calls him a top influencer on the web and Entrepreneur Magazine says he created one of the 100 most brilliant companies in the world. Neil was recognized as a top 100 entrepreneur under the age of 30 by President Obama, one of the top 100 entrepreneurs under the age of 35 by the United Nations and was awarded Congressional Recognition from the United States House of Representatives.


In today's conversation we talk about:


  • Common mistakes business owners do that stop them from reaching their goals
  • Simple things you can do to grow your business today
  • Neil's secrets to million dollar success
Feb 20, 2015

Today's guest is Judy Rees, who started as a news reporter and made a name for herself as someone who could listen to people from all kinds of backgrounds and uncover their fascinating stories. 

After spending several years as an editorial executive at Teletext she struck out on her own and now helps small businesses get to brilliant quickly and easily, by using the metaphors that underpin their thinking and drive their behavior.


In today's conversation we cover:


  • What common mistakes communication could be losing you customers
  • How to turn your listening skills into major profits
  • How to get your customers to tell you exactly what they want 
Feb 18, 2015

Today's guest is Marc Mawhinney, a lifelong entrepreneur who has grown several companies, including one that grew to 100 employees. And now is following his passion and helping other coaches build successful businesses by defining their target markets, implementing systems to better manage their time and make more sales.


In today's conversation we discuss:


  • How a coach can save you hundreds of thousands of dollars in mistakes
  • How going it alone can be a business killer
  • The power of a mastermind group


Feb 16, 2015

Today's guest is Emily Petroff,  President of Evolve, a personal and professional relationship coaching business.With Coaching Certifications in Business, Personal, Life, and Relationships and Bachelor degree in Psychology, Emily has utilized her education and numerous years of leadership experience to develop management and mentorship programs. 


In today's conversation we discuss:


  • How to bridge the gap between your personal life and business life
  • Helping your business excel through better interpersonal relationships
  • How to attract a better caliber customer and employee
Feb 12, 2015

Today's guest is Nathalie Campion,  my devoted wife and business partner. Throughout the 9 years we have known one another and the 5 we have been married she has been there to support me throught the good times and the bad. Working as husband and wife is a challenge not for the faint of heart but, most of the time she handles it with love and a good sense of humor. In this interview she shares her insight into this unique dynamic and some of the challenges she has overcome, how she does it and some that still need work. 


In today's conversation we cover:


  • How to work with a spouse and not end up divorced
  • Helpful rules to keep family life and business life intact
  • What are the most crucial parts to a sucessful marriage/business partnership
Feb 10, 2015

Today's guest is Bud Hennekes, a 23 year old student of life and citizen of the world. He enjoys good conversation, technology, and traveling the globe. Bud has traveled to over 30 countries so far and intends to visit every country in the world. Bud is a travel hacker and the host of the A Boundless World podcast.


In today's conversation we discuss:


  • How Bud traded Gary Vaynerchuk 5 Super Nintendo games for a job interview and got the job
  • Travel hacking tips 
  • The secret to living a life free to do what you want
Feb 5, 2015

Today's guest is Russell Brunson, College Wrestler, Missionary, Husband, Father and most recently the "go to guy" for internet marketing Genius!! In his senior year in college, he earned about $250,000 and had crossed the million dollar mark within a year of graduation.Russell is now a bona fide internet marketing guru who has made millions of dollars as a business owner and internet marketer. Not only that, Russell is one of the most open and honest guys in the field and am excited to have you all get to know him…


In today's conversation Russell explains:


  • How to double your leads with one simple page
  • The one belief that could be killing your business
  • How he went from college wrestling, the mission field all the way to internet marketing millionaire genius
Feb 3, 2015

Today's guest is Jason Hartman, the Founder and CEO of Platinum Properties Investor Network, The Hartman Media Company and The Jason Hartman Foundation. Over the years he developed his Complete Solution for Real Estate Investors™ where his innovative firm educates and assists investors in acquiring prudent investments nationwide for their portfolio. Jason’s highly sought after educational events, speaking engagements, and his ultra-hot “Creating Wealth Podcast” inspire and empower hundreds of thousands of people in 26 countries worldwide.


In today's conversation we cover: 


  • One of the best ways to attract an audience
  • Jason's keys to financial success
  • Secrets to long life and wealth