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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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Affiliate Marketing, Affilitate Sales, Priest Willis

Affiliate Marketing, Affilitate Sales, Priest Willis



Priest Willis, Sr is CEO of Affiliate Mission – the fastest growing affiliate management startup in North Carolina. Priest got his start in affiliate marketing in early 2000’s where he cut his teeth building a few niche affiliate sites and eventually started managing company programs like Lenovo, Atomicpark.com, and BuyCostumes.com.


Priest is a sidepreneur startup dad who shares his journey on how he juggles his career and entrepreneurship.  He also shares what he has learned over the years on the topics of being a successful father and entrepreneur.



  • How being a parent crosses over into being a successful entrepreneur

  • What it means to build a legacy

  • The challenges of finding a balance and finding what works for you

  • The differences between digital marketing and affiliate marketing

  • Taking advantage of all opportunities to learn new things

  • Understanding your strengths and weaknesses and the importance of your spouse's support




A lot of things that you do as a father, carries you over into the marketplace.Priest Willis


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The HandyMan Segment: Tips | Tactics | Tools




  • What's your secret sauce? Persistence

  • What is one time management tool? An app called Pocket

  • How do you stand out above the noise: My reputation and putting a social mission behind the business

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

  • Manage Health: Getting enough sleep and walking about three times a week

  • Book every StartupDad should read from an Entrepreneur and Fatherhood Perspective: The One Thing, Spiritual Leadership



Resources & References Mentioned




Creating businesses and wanting to make connections, is all about building a legacy and creating a foundation that your children's, children can look back on.Priest Willis




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Patience, Persistence and the Entrepreneurial Mission | Priest Willis | Episode 121
Priest Willis, Sr is CEO of Affiliate Mission – the fastest growing affiliate management startup in North Carolina. Priest got his start in affiliate marketing in early 2000’s where he cut his teeth building a few niche affiliate sites and eventually started managing company programs like Lenovo, Atomicpark.com, and BuyCostumes.com.

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Fastpitch Magazine | Podcasting | Podcast Movement Conference

Fastpitch Magazine | Podcasting | Podcast Movement Conference



Gary jumped into the world of online marketing / business in 1996 when he built his first online store and by 2005 (9 years later) one of his websites was listed in “Time’s Magazine” list of 50 Coolest Websites. Today, Gary owns 25 websites, and two online magazines (Podertainment which was driven to create because of his love and passion for podcasting) and Fast Pitch Magazine which is pretty much the only place you need to go to learn anything and everything about softball. Gary and his wife Kathy have been married for 30 years and have two thriving daughters Lauren and Amanda.


Gary shares his journey and drops some key advice on building great businesses through successful websites, sustaining a successful marriage and raising a family. Here are some of the key points Gary shares in this episode:



  • Navigating through the ups and downs of entrepreneurship and marriage by being honest with your spouse

  • How what you put in, is what you get, when it comes to your relationship with your children

  • Creating and building a sustainable business

    1. Seeing things like the "average Joe's sees them

    2. Figuring out the way things should be done

    3. Using your past work experiences to work for you

    4. Adapting quickly to change



  • Learning how to master the use of time

  • Running a successful business by putting the time in




You have a lot of time on your hands, you can run a whole business and work for somebody.Gary Leland


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No Matter how successful you are, if you're a failure at home you really aren't a success.Gary Leland




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Starting with only $25 and Time | Gary Leland | Episode 116
Gary jumped into the world of online marketing / business in 1996 when he built his first online store and by 2005 (9 years later) one of his websites was listed in “Time’s Magazine” list of 50 Coolest Websites. Today, Gary owns 25 websites, and two online magazines (Podertainment which

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Safety Blueprint | Awareness

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Shawn is a personal protection specialist with over 20 years of experience in the security sector. He has served in the Marines, worked as a corrections officer, police officer, security contractor in the Middle East and federal agent. He now specializes in teaching people how to be safer by empowering the individual or the organization on how to utilize and harness the key principles of situational and observational awareness to prevent unnecessary victimization.


Shawn joins us as an expert guest who shares his journey from federal agent to entrepreneur, whose experienced advice prevents unnecessary victimization when it comes to you and your family.  Here are some of the key points Shawn shares:



  • Wearing multiple hats as a father, being an entrepreneur, and furthering your education

  • Finding and learning how to harness your passion

  • Using ping points within your career to be the driving force behind the catalyst for change

  • Figuring out the demand for your business

  • Creating what most would consider a traditional service business into a business that provides passive income


On Planning, Prevention and Security



  • Why security and paying attention to your surrounding saves you from being an easy target

  • Awareness is key:

    • Observational Awareness - being aware of your surroundings

    • Situational Awareness - knowing your surroundings and having protective/exit strategies



  • The importance of having situational plans in place with your family before you leave your home




If you have a passion, start doing it, and provide that great value to people.Shawn Rafferty


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The HandyMan Segment: Tips | Tactics | Tools




  • What's your secret sauce? Tenaciousness

  • What is one time management tool? Google Calendar

  • How do you stand out above the noise: Believe in what I am doing, sincerity and my background

  • What is a habit that attributes to your success as a Husband, Father and Entrepreneur?I don't give up

  • Book every StartupDad should read from a Fatherhood and Entrepreneur Perspective: The Magic of Thinking Big, Me Incorporated



Resources & References Mentioned




Sponsors


Done For You Tech: Doneforyoutech.com is THE one-stop solution for ALL your online marketing tech headaches. Landing pages, sales pages, webinars… the list goes on and on. Check ‘em all off by heading over to  doneforyoutech.com/startupdad and get a FREE sales page designed when you order a new website. 



What we are seeing in the news now...imagine being one of those people stuck in a movie theater or at a cafe, what would you have done, are you thinking about stuff like that if something happens while you're out with your family?Shawn Rafferty




Take Action Join The Journey, Today: Get the latest posts and podcast episodes 3 days/week signup for free, HERE!



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Ready to go from Idea to Launch in 3 months? 



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Passionate About Safety | Shawn Rafferty | Episode 114
Shawn is a personal protection specialist with over 20 years of experience in the security sector. He has served in the Marines, worked as a corrections officer, police officer, security contractor in the Middle East and federal agent. He now specializes in teaching people how to be safer by empowering

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