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Entrepreneur Dad, Fatherhood,

Entrepreneur Dad, Fatherhood,



Tanel Jappinen (TJ) is 31 years old former sales manager and salesman. Originally from Estonia, Europe. He worked 11 years for the US-based corporation and built $1M+ sales organization before leaving that job in Oct’15 to stay home and build his online platform.


TJ is an entrepreneur dad who shares his journey on fatherhood as well as his recent leap into full-time entrepreneurship.  He also shares why he decided to take the leap and what he has learned so far.  Here are some of the key points Tanel shares in this episode:



  • How putting your family first can provide the clarity you need to taking the leap

  • How sales and entrepreneurship can go hand in hand

  • Having a financial cushion before taking the leap

  • The importance of a supportive spouse

  • Building a business based on fatherhood

  • Managing your time on your business and your home life

  • Managing tasks

  • Monitoring expenses, investing in self-education and spending wisely




Becoming a dad was a very influential experience, it completely changed my priorities in life.Tanel J


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Brand New Father, Brand New Venture | Tanel Jappinen | Episode 134
Tanel Jappinen (TJ) is 31 years old former sales manager and salesman. Originally from Estonia, Europe. He worked 11 years for the US-based corporation and built $1M+ sales organization before leaving that job in Oct’15 to stay home and build his online platform. TJ is an entrepreneur dad who shares his

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Podcast Editing, Podcast Fast Track, Father Entrepreneur

Podcast Editing, Podcast Fast Track, Father Entrepreneur



Carey Green is a Christ-follower first of all, husband second, and Dad and Grandpop third. His online business pursuits have taken him from $0 to over $250K in just over three years. He has many online money makers, but the main bread winner is Podcast Fast Track, an audio editing, show notes, and production service for busy podcasters.



Carey is an entrepreneur dad who shares his journey from the pulpit to owning and operating multiple online businesses.  In this episode, Carey shares his love for his family, his growth into entrepreneurship and the highlight reel of his successful businesses. Here are some of the key points you will learn from Carey:



  • Keeping everything in the right perspective by putting people first

  • The importance of communication with your spouse

  • Finding your niche and being flexible when things don't work out

  • Why building a business can't happen overnight, but in the end it will all be worth it

  • Knowing the difference between what you are passionate about versus doing something you enjoy

  • Embracing the idea of outsourcing to focus on growing your business

  • Putting strict boundaries around the time you spend with your family

  • Sales - getting out of your comfort zone

  • Why sending out cold emails doesn't have to be cold

  • Living by faith without private health insurance




My passion is to be able to make the kind of money that will enable me to be generous to causes that I care about.Carey Green





The HandyMan Segment: Tips | Tactics | Tools




  • What's your secret sauce? Humility

  • What is one time management tool? Nozbe

  • How do you stand out above the noise: Serving clients with exceptional service

  • What is a habit that attributes to your success as a Husband, Father, and Entrepreneur? Being teachable

  • Manage your health: Eat healthily and exercise every day

  • Book every StartupDad should read from an Entrepreneur Perspective: So Good They Can't Ignore You

  • Book every StartupDad should read from a Fatherhood Perspective: The Effective Father



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How Relationships Lead to the Fast Track | Carey Green | Episode 132
Carey Green is a Christ-follower first of all, husband second, and Dad and Grandpop third. His online business pursuits have taken him from $0 to over $250K in just over three years. He has many online money makers, but the main bread winner is Podcast Fast Track, an audio editing,

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Starting a business, Lifestyle Entrepreneur, Virtual Business

Starting a business, Lifestyle Entrepreneur, Virtual Business



Daniel just loves life. He is a husband and Father to 3 little. I have always been driven to better myself and help others along my journey. He started a call answering service Jet Answering Services and virtual office business Jet Virtual Offices almost 7 years ago and fully automated it to bring in a residual income so he can focus his time on doing what he love most, like:



  • Hanging with my family

  • Playing tennis

  • Picking successful entrepreneurs’ brains on my podcast show


Some quick, interesting facts about Daniel's journey so far:



  • He got kicked out on the streets of Los Angeles with his wife and son because I couldn’t pay the rent

  • He outsourced my entire business to one of my competitors

  • He ran his business out of a Hotel Lobby for a year


In this episode, Daniel shares quite a roller coaster startup dad journey!  He shares his start as a six-figure salaryman, to losing it all when the economy went bad, how he dusted himself off to build a successful business, throw in a couple of moves to live abroad and then finally doing all of this while being a successful husband and father. Here are some key points Daniel shares in this episode:



  • Getting back up, when life knocks you down

  • The importance of having a supportive spouse

  • You are an entrepreneur if:

    • you can't work for anyone

    • you want to be creative

    • you want the freedom



  • The importance of researching your industry and testing your ideas

  • Learning to let go when things are not going the way you want it to

  • Why outsourcing can help your business

  • What makes a great partnership

  • Defining what you are good at




You know you are an entrepreneur when you just can't work for anyone.Daniel Gefen


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The HandyMan Segment: Tips | Tactics | Tools




  • What's your secret sauce? God

  • What is one time management tool? Don't check your email all day, get off of social media, produce something

  • How do you stand out above the noise: Communicate what people want and be genuine

  • What is a habit that attributes to your success as a Husband, Father, and Entrepreneur? Just be inspiring

  • Manage your health: I play tennis

  • Book every StartupDad should read from an Entrepreneur Perspective: The E-Myth



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Ideas are just ideas, they are not worth anything until you put them into action.Daniel Gefen




 





You Know If You're An Entrepreneur | Daniel Gefen | Episode 131
Daniel just loves life. He is a husband and Father to 3 little. I have always been driven to better myself and help others along my journey. He started a call answering service Jet Answering Services and virtual office business Jet Virtual Offices almost 7 years ago and fully automated it to bring in

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The $100 Startup, Chris Guillebeau, Born For This, WDS

The $100 Startup, Chris Guillebeau, Born For This, WDS



Chris Guillebeau is the New York Times bestselling author of The Happiness of Pursuit, The $100 Startup, and other books. During a lifetime of self-employment, he visited every country in the world (193 in total) before his 35th birthday. Every summer in Portland, Oregon he hosts the World Domination Summit, a gathering of creative, remarkable people. Connect with Chris on Twitter, on his blog, or at your choice of worldwide airline lounge.


Chris is an expert guest who takes us on a journey through his books. In this episode, Chris breaks down why he wrote each book and shares some of these key points with the startup dad audience:



  • Knowing your world and creating opportunities

  • Using your time wisely by making every moment count

  • Finding your purpose through entrepreneurship

  • Allow yourself the opportunity to pursue different paths

  • Born for This

    • Finding your best work environments

    • Joy, Money and Flow - What makes you happy? Is it sustainable? What are you good at?






As we pursue those entrepreneurial ventures that may or may not turn out, eventually it will lead to something, but you have to go down a path.Chris Guillebeau




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What Were You Born To Do? | Chris Guillebeau | Episode 129
Chris Guillebeau is the New York Times bestselling author of The Happiness of Pursuit, The $100 Startup, and other books. During a lifetime of self-employment, he visited every country in the world (193 in total) before his 35th birthday. Every summer in Portland, Oregon he hosts the World Domination Summit,

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Social Media Examiner, Social Media, Mike Stelzner, Launch

Social Media Examiner, Social Media, Mike Stelzner, Launch



Michael Stelzner is the founder and CEO of Social Media Examiner, which is world's largest social media marketing resource helping millions of businesses discover how to best use social media to connect with customers, drive traffic, generate awareness and increase sales. Mike is also an author of the books Launch and Writing White Papers and the man behind large events, such as Social Media Marketing World, which is going down in just a few weeks April 17 - 19th and Social Media Success Summit. He is also the host of the Social Media Marketing podcast, founder of the Social Media Marketing Society and the host of the weekly Morning Social Media Marketing TALK show. Mike is a husband and father of three beautiful young ladies.


Mike shares his journey from corporate America to entrepreneur Dad, who puts his family first.  Here are some key points:



  • The importance of intentionally building relationships with your children

  • Minimizing distractions to spend quality time with your wife

  • Overcoming obstacles

  • The reasons why you have to enjoy what you are doing

  • Scheduling time for yourself to work on important task

  • Selecting private health insurance that works for you

  • Finding a balance between paying more or paying health insurance for  your employees




We as entrepreneurs have multiple loves; we love our wives, we love our children, but we also love our work. It's a balancing act.Mike Stelzner





The HandyMan Segment: Tips | Tactics | Tools




  • What's your secret sauce? Persuasiveness

  • What is one time management tool? Schedule time with yourself

  • What is a habit that attributes to your success as a Husband, Father, and Entrepreneur? Developing people

  • Manage Health: Exercise and don't eat cheese

  • Book every StartupDad should read from a Fatherhood and Entrepreneur Perspective: Necessary Endings



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Examining Success | Michael Stelzner | Episode 127
Michael Stelzner is the founder and CEO of Social Media Examiner, which is world's largest social media marketing resource helping millions of businesses discover how to best use social media to connect with customers, drive traffic, generate awareness and increase sales. Mike is also an author of the books Launch and Writing White Papers and the man

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