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679: On Rooted Productivity AND A $5.5 Billion Reminder that Email is Not Work by Cal Newport

Cal Newport shares two short posts covering rooted productivity and why email is not work Episode 679: On Rooted Productivity AND A $5.5 Billion Reminder that Email is Not Work by Cal Newport Cal Newport is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Georgetown University, who specializes in the theory of distributed algorithms. He previously earned his Ph.D. from MIT in 2009 and graduated from Dartmouth College in 2004. In addition to studying the theoretical foundations of our digital age as a professor, Newport also writes about the impact of these technologies on the world of work. His most recent book, Deep Work, argues that focus is the new I.Q. in the knowledge economy, and that individuals who cultivate their ability to concentrate without distraction will thrive. The original post is located here: https://www.calnewport.com/blog/2017/01/05/on-rooted-productivity/ & https://www.calnewport.com/blog/2021/08/12/a-5-5-billion-reminder-that-email-is-not-work/  Indeed is the #1 source of hires in the U.S., according to TalentNest. Go to Indeed.com/STARTUP to get started Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com  Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

10m
Aug 10
678: What is Data Quality and How Do You Measure It for Best Results by Sherice Jacob with Neil Patel

Sherice Jacob with Neil Patel talks about how to measure data quality Episode 678: What is Data Quality and How Do You Measure It for Best Results by Sherice Jacob with Neil Patel Neil Patel is a New York Times Bestselling author. The Wall Street Journal calls him a top influencer on the web, Forbes says he is one of the top 10 marketers, and Entrepreneur Magazine says he created one of the 100 most brilliant companies. He was recognized as a top 100 entrepreneur under the age of 30 by President Obama and a top 100 entrepreneur under the age of 35 by the United Nations. The original post can be found here: https://neilpatel.com/blog/data-quality/  Indeed is the #1 source of hires in the U.S., according to TalentNest. Go to Indeed.com/STARTUP to get started Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com  Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

11m
Aug 09
677: 4 Things You Need to Start a Subscription Box Business by Michelle Schroeder-Gardner

Michelle Schroeder-Gardner of Making Sense of Cents shares 4 things you need to start a subscription box business Episode 677: 4 Things You Need to Start a Subscription Box Business by Michelle Schroeder-Gardner Michelle Schroeder-Gardner created Making Sense of Cents in order to help improve her own finances. With diligence, she was able to pay off $38,000 in student debt in 7 months, kept track of progress, and helped readers along the way. She's currently touring North America and living out of an RV. You can learn more about her and see her monthly income reports at MakingSenseOfCents.com. The original post is located here: https://www.makingsenseofcents.com/2018/05/4-things-you-need-to-start-a-subscription-box-business.html  Indeed is the #1 source of hires in the U.S., according to TalentNest. Go to Indeed.com/STARTUP to get started  Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com  Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

9m
Aug 08
676: An Entrepreneurial Leap of Faith by JD Roth

JD Roth of Get Rich Slowly talks about taking an entrepreneurial leap of faith Episode 676: An Entrepreneurial Leap of Faith by JD Roth J.D. Roth has been reading and writing about personal finance for a decade. Today he’s financially independent, but ten years ago, his money life was a disaster, with over $35,000 in consumer debt. He started turning everything around in 2004. By being the boss of your own life, you, too, can be the master of your own financial fate. The original post is located here: https://jdroth.com/an-entrepreneurial-leap-of-faith/   Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com  Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

11m
Aug 07
675: “What Do Employers Want?” Is a Stupid Question by Isaac Morehouse

Isaac Morehouse talks about why we shouldn't bother asking what employers want Episode 675: “What Do Employers Want?” Is a Stupid Question by Isaac Morehouse Isaac Morehouse is the founder and CEO of Praxis, an awesome startup apprenticeship program making degrees irrelevant for careers. He is dedicated to the relentless pursuit of freedom. He's written some books, done some podcasting, and is always experimenting with self-directed living and learning. When he's not with his wife and kids or building his company, he can be found smoking cigars, playing guitars, singing, reading, writing, getting angry watching sports teams from his home state of Michigan, or enjoying the beach. The original post is located here: https://isaacmorehouse.com/2018/03/29/what-do-employers-want-is-a-stupid-question/   Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

9m
Aug 06
674: What to Do When Employees Don't Meet Expectations AND 5 Reasons Why We Need to Develop Leaders by Amber Waugaman

Amber Waugaman of AW Coach shares two short posts covering what to do when employees don't meet expectations and 5 reasons why we need to develop leaders Episode 674: What to Do When Employees Don't Meet Expectations AND 5 Reasons Why We Need to Develop Leaders by Amber Waugaman Amber provides crucial leadership development for leaders & employees. She wants to set you up for success as a leader! Whether you need a refresher or are learning from scratch, she partners with you to build a foundation in order to be a highly-effective and high-performing leader. As a society, we set leaders up to fail because we promote them into people management positions without providing them with the training, skills, tools, resources, and ongoing development that is necessary to be a high-performing leader. The path to high-performing leadership is just one click away.  The original posts are located here: https://awcoach.co/when-employees-dont-meet-expectations/ & https://awcoach.co/5-reasons-why-we-need-to-develop-leaders/   Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

10m
Aug 05
673: [Part 2] An Excerpt From "Who’s Your Mike?" by Kurt Wilkin

Kurt Wilkin shares an excerpt from his book "Who's Your Mike?". This is part 2 of 2. Episode 673: [Part 2] An Excerpt From "Who’s Your Mike?" by Kurt Wilkin Kurt Wilkin is a trusted advisor for high-growth, middle-market companies as founder and managing partner of Bee Cave Capital and Co-Founder of HireBetter. With a passion for growth and a hard-earned, proven set of tools in his toolbox, Wilkin works with other entrepreneurs and CEOs to help them escape the start-up mindset and achieve next-level success. More about the book can be found here: https://www.amazon.com/Whos-Your-Mike-No-Bullsh-Entrepreneurial/dp/1954020244  Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com  Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

10m
Aug 04
672: [Part 1] An Excerpt From "Who’s Your Mike?" by Kurt Wilkin

Kurt Wilkin shares an excerpt from his book "Who's Your Mike?". This is part 1 of 2. Episode 672: [Part 1] An Excerpt From "Who’s Your Mike?" by Kurt Wilkin Kurt Wilkin is a trusted advisor for high-growth, middle-market companies as founder and managing partner of Bee Cave Capital and Co-Founder of HireBetter. With a passion for growth and a hard-earned, proven set of tools in his toolbox, Wilkin works with other entrepreneurs and CEOs to help them escape the start-up mindset and achieve next-level success. More about the book can be found here: https://www.amazon.com/Whos-Your-Mike-No-Bullsh-Entrepreneurial/dp/1954020244  Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com  Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

8m
Aug 03
671: The Importance of Changing Mediums: Why We Need More Polymaths in the 21st Century by Jeff Goins

Jeff Goins of Goins Writer shares the importance of changing mediums Episode 671: The Importance of Changing Mediums: Why We Need More Polymaths in the 21st Century by Jeff Goins Jeff Goins is the best-selling author of five books including The Art of Work and Real Artists Don't Starve. On his blog, he shares his thoughts on writing, life, and creative work. The original post is located here: https://goinswriter.com/change-medium/  Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

9m
Aug 02
670: 7 Key SMART Goals To Achieve Business Success by Brian Tracy

Brian Tracy shares 7 key SMART goals to achieve business success Episode 670: 7 Key SMART Goals To Achieve Business Success by Brian Tracy Brian Tracy's goal is to help you achieve your personal and business goals faster and easier than you ever imagined. Brian Tracy has consulted for more than 1,000 companies and addressed more than 5,000,000 people in 5,000 talks and seminars throughout the US, Canada and 70 other countries worldwide. As a Keynote speaker and seminar leader, he addresses more than 250,000 people each year. He has studied, researched, written and spoken for 30 years in the fields of economics, history, business, philosophy and psychology. He is the top selling author of over 70 books that have been translated into dozens of languages. The original post is located here: https://www.briantracy.com/blog/business-success/business-success-smart-goals-frugal-living/   Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

10m
Aug 01
669: This (Simple) Method Removes All Noise and Distractions by Benjamin Hardy

Benjamin Hardy shares a simple method that removes all noise and distractions Episode 669: This (Simple) Method Removes All Noise and Distractions by Benjamin Hardy Benjamin Hardy has been the top writer on Medium.com since late 2015. He focuses on self-improvement, motivation, and entrepreneurship. His writing is fueled by his personal experiences, self-directed education, and formal education. His research focuses on the psychological differences of "wantrepreneurs" and actual entrepreneurs. He lives in Clemson, South Carolina with his wife and they are the foster parents of 3 children. The original post is located here: https://medium.com/@benjaminhardy/the-simplest-hack-to-being-productive-not-busy-57ac0715550a  Indeed is the #1 source of hires in the U.S., according to TalentNest. Go to Indeed.com/STARTUP to get started  Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

10m
Jul 31
668: Dreams Unfolding: The Pretty Peach by Sarah Parker

Sarah Parker talks about the origin of her company, The Pretty Peach Episode 668: Dreams Unfolding: The Pretty Peach by Sarah Parker Danae Smith is East Coast born and raised, but a West Coast girl at heart, She is the founder of This Wondrous Life, a lifestyle blog, rooted in pursuing a life lived simply, slowly, and with community. Over the years, Danae has found her heart pulled so strongly towards living a slower, more simple life. In a time where we are inundated with the message of instant gratification; where success is defined by numbers and accolades, and social media has begun to define how we live our lives, She desires to build a space and create a culture that shows another way—a more simple and slow approach to life. The original post is located here: https://thiswondrouslife.com/twl//dreams-unfolding-the-pretty-peach  Indeed is the #1 source of hires in the U.S., according to TalentNest. Go to Indeed.com/STARTUP to get started  Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

9m
Jul 30
667: 5 Ways Fostering Creativity at Work Benefits the Business by Joe Peters

Carl Pullein shares 5 ways fostering creativity at work benefits the business Episode 667: 5 Ways Fostering Creativity at Work Benefits the Business by Joe Peters Carl has written three books on productivity and time management and coaches companies and individuals around the world through his Time and Life Mastery and Your Digital Life courses.  His passion and dedication to helping people become better at managing their time so they can focus on what is important to them is legendary and his presentations and workshops are highly interactive, entertaining and educational. The original post can be found here: https://www.carlpullein.com/blog/5-ways-fostering-creativity-at-work-benefits-the-business/15/4/2020  Indeed is the #1 source of hires in the U.S., according to TalentNest. Go to Indeed.com/STARTUP to get started  Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

10m
Jul 29
666: Project Management Solution? Keep It Simple Stupid AND How to Defeat Hustle Guilt by Michael Mehlberg

Michael Mehlberg shares two short posts covering how to solve project management and how to defeat hustle guilt Episode 666: Project Management Solution? Keep It Simple Stupid AND How to Defeat Hustle Guilt by Michael Mehlberg Michael Mehlberg is an entrepreneur and certified agile project manager who specializes in productivity and organization systems. His blog has been called "The Owners Manual to an Awesome Life" and helps high-achieving entrepreneurs master their life and business - crushing their goals, living their passion, and finding purpose, balance, and excellence in all they do. The original posts are located here: https://michaelmehlberg.com/blog/2018/5/21/project-management-solution-keep-it-simple-stupid & https://michaelmehlberg.com/blog/2018/8/15/hustle-guilt  Indeed is the #1 source of hires in the U.S., according to TalentNest. Go to Indeed.com/STARTUP to get started  Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

10m
Jul 28
665: These 4 Side Hustles Can Earn You up to $50 per Day by Kumiko

Kumiko of The Budget Mom shares 4 side hustle ideas that can earn you up to $50/day Episode 665: These 4 Side Hustles Can Earn You up to $50 per Day by Kumiko Kumiko went from having a pile of credit card debt to becoming a successful budgeter and Accredited Financial Counselor. The Budget Mom exists to empower women to build a life they love on a budget they understand and can afford. The original post is located here: https://www.thebudgetmom.com/how-to-make-money-on-the-side/  Indeed is the #1 source of hires in the U.S., according to TalentNest. Go to Indeed.com/STARTUP to get started  Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

8m
Jul 27
664: [Part 2] Should I Work Full or Part-Time as I Build My Business by Laura of Women Who Money

Laura of Women Who Money compares working full-time to working part-time while starting a business. This is part 2 of 2. Episode 664: [Part 2] Should I Work Full or Part-Time as I Build My Business by Laura of Women Who Money The co-founders of Women Who Money are Amy Blacklock from Life Zemplified and Vicki Cook, from Make Smarter Decisions. Vicki and Amy connected initially online and eventually met in person at a financial conference in the fall of 2017. They've both reached financial independence and left full-time work to devote more time to family, pursue passion projects, and embrace fun and challenging opportunities. They enjoy collaborating on original content and sharing great articles written by and for women. The original post is located here: https://womenwhomoney.com/work-full-or-part-time-while-building-business/  Indeed is the #1 source of hires in the U.S., according to TalentNest. Go to Indeed.com/STARTUP to get started  Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

7m
Jul 26
663: [Part 1] Should I Work Full or Part-Time as I Build My Business by Laura of Women Who Money

Laura of Women Who Money compares working full-time to working part-time while starting a business. This is part 1 of 2. Episode 663: [Part 1] Should I Work Full or Part-Time as I Build My Business by Laura of Women Who Money The co-founders of Women Who Money are Amy Blacklock from Life Zemplified and Vicki Cook, from Make Smarter Decisions. Vicki and Amy connected initially online and eventually met in person at a financial conference in the fall of 2017. They've both reached financial independence and left full-time work to devote more time to family, pursue passion projects, and embrace fun and challenging opportunities. They enjoy collaborating on original content and sharing great articles written by and for women. The original post is located here: https://womenwhomoney.com/work-full-or-part-time-while-building-business/  Indeed is the #1 source of hires in the U.S., according to TalentNest. Go to Indeed.com/STARTUP to get started  Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

7m
Jul 25
662: Unpaid Internships: Learning Opportunities or a Legal Form of Slavery? by Jen Hayes

Jen Hayes talks about the value of unpaid internships Episode 662: Unpaid Internships: Learning Opportunities or a Legal Form of Slavery? by Jen Hayes A few years ago, Jen and her husband were buried in $117,000 of student loan debt. Now, they've paid off over $100k of debt, and they're on track to have the rest paid off by the end of this year. Join their email list to get exclusive tips on how to save money, earn more, and live like no one else. The original post is located here: https://www.jenhayes.me/unpaid-internships-learning-opportunities-or-a-legal-form-of-slavery/   Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

7m
Jul 24
661: How to Create a Better Job for Yourself by Deborah Shelby

Deborah Shelby with Dig to Fly talks about how to create a better job for yourself Episode 661: How to Create a Better Job for Yourself by Deborah Shelby Karl Staib is an author that seeks out growth at every turn. It's why he writes. He wants to process his thoughts and emotions, learn from them and share them with the world. He grew up in a little town in Pennsylvania called Pipersiville. He moved to Austin, TX in this mid twenties and now he is living in San Antonio with his wife and two boys. If you enjoy his writing, he encourages you to reach out to him at DigToFly.com. He wants to hear about how you've learned to grow from your own struggles. When his father passed it was focusing on gratitude that helped him get through one of the most difficult times in his life. It taught him the importance of bringing gratitude to every single situation. Whether it's a difficult situation like his father's death or amazing one like drinking ice cold tea by the river with his son. That's why he wants to bring more gratitude into the workplace. His work inside a fortune 500 company that regularly ranks in top 10 for best place to work has shown him the importance of gratitude and how it increases productivity and communication. If you want to learn more just go to DigToFly.com. He is also a big fan of traveling, meditation, Yoga, hikes in lush terrain and his family. The original post is located here: https://digtofly.com/how-to-create-a-better-job-for-yourself/   Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

8m
Jul 23
660: Why You Struggle to Delegate Work And What to Do About It by Adi Redzic

Adi Redzic helps you get better at delegating work Episode 660: Why You Struggle to Delegate Work And What to Do About It by Adi Redzic Adi Redzic is an award-winning life, business, and leadership coach, entrepreneur, author of two books, and motivational speaker. From a war-torn childhood to meetings at The White House, Adi has proven the possibility of change and growth. The original post is located here: https://www.adiredzic.com/journal/2019/4/4/how-to-delegate   Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com  Get a Knack bag today and stop worrying about how you look when carrying your life essentials. Use the code KnackOpt and for a limited time, get a free TSA-approved lock with purchase, just add the TSA lock to your cart with your Knack bag of choice and use the code KnackOpt at checkout to get it for free. Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

11m
Jul 22
659: How to Be a Successful Entrepreneur: Do These 5 Things by Nick Loper

Nick Loper with Side Hustle Nation talks about how to be a successful entrepreneur Episode 659: How to Be a Successful Entrepreneur: Do These 5 Things by Nick Loper Nick Loper of Side Hustle Nation is an entrepreneur involved in a variety of projects. He started the website because he believes in the hustle. After all, what’s riskier: starting a business, or relying on your job as your only source of income? He used to work full-time for a giant corporation, but built his business during the night and weekends... and you can do it too. The original post is located here: https://www.sidehustlenation.com/how-to-be-a-successful-entrepreneur/  Get a Knack bag today and stop worrying about how you look when carrying your life essentials. Use the code KnackOpt and for a limited time, get a free TSA-approved lock with purchase, just add the TSA lock to your cart with your Knack bag of choice and use the code KnackOpt at checkout to get it for free.  Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

12m
Jul 21
658: Maintaining Security In The Era Of Remote Working by Michael Levitt

Michael Levitt of Breakfast Leadership talks about maintaining security in the era of remote working Episode 658: Maintaining Security In The Era Of Remote Working by Michael Levitt Michael Levitt is the founder & Chief Burnout Officer of The Breakfast Leadership Network, a San Diego and Toronto-based burnout media firm. He is a Certified NLP and CBT Therapist, and is one of the world's leading authorities in burnout recovery and prevention. He is also a Fortune 500 consultant, #1 bestselling author, and host of the Breakfast Leadership Show, a top 200 podcast on iTunes. He is a 2x Top 20 Global Thought Leader on Culture with Thinkers360. He is a former Healthcare executive, CIO, and CFO overseeing $ 2 Billion budgets, so he’s seen and done it all. The original post is located here: https://www.breakfastleadership.com/blog/maintaining-security-in-the-era-of-remote-working  Get a Knack bag today and stop worrying about how you look when carrying your life essentials. Use the code KnackOpt and for a limited time, get a free TSA-approved lock with purchase, just add the TSA lock to your cart with your Knack bag of choice and use the code KnackOpt at checkout to get it for free.  Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

8m
Jul 20
657: The Counter-Signal of a College Degree by Isaac Morehouse

Isaac Morehouse talks about the counter-signal of a college degree Episode 657: The Counter-Signal of a College Degree by Isaac Morehouse Isaac Morehouse is the founder and CEO of Praxis, an awesome startup apprenticeship program making degrees irrelevant for careers. He is dedicated to the relentless pursuit of freedom. He's written some books, done some podcasting, and is always experimenting with self-directed living and learning. When he's not with his wife and kids or building his company, he can be found smoking cigars, playing guitars, singing, reading, writing, getting angry watching sports teams from his home state of Michigan, or enjoying the beach. The original post is located here: https://isaacmorehouse.com/2022/01/26/the-counter-signal-of-a-college-degree/  Get a Knack bag today and stop worrying about how you look when carrying your life essentials. Use the code KnackOpt and for a limited time, get a free TSA-approved lock with purchase, just add the TSA lock to your cart with your Knack bag of choice and use the code KnackOpt at checkout to get it for free.  Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

9m
Jul 19
656: [Part 2] The Lazy Mans Guide To Starting A Successful Online Business by Steve Chou

Steve Chou of My Wife Quit Her Job shares the lazy man's guide to starting a successful online business. This is part 2 of 2. Episode 656: [Part 2] The Lazy Mans Guide To Starting A Successful Online Business by Steve Chou Steve Chou of My Wife Quit Her Job carries both a bachelors and a masters degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University, but spent a good portion of his graduate education studying entrepreneurship and small business. When he and his wife had a child, they launched an online store to supplement their income, and quickly replaced Steve's wife's income stream through the new business. Steve blogs about it all at MyWifeQuitHerJob.com The original post is located here: https://mywifequitherjob.com/the-lazy-mans-guide-to-starting-a-successful-online-business/  Get a Knack bag today and stop worrying about how you look when carrying your life essentials. Use the code KnackOpt and for a limited time, get a free TSA-approved lock with purchase, just add the TSA lock to your cart with your Knack bag of choice and use the code KnackOpt at checkout to get it for free.  Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

8m
Jul 18
655: [Part 1] The Lazy Mans Guide To Starting A Successful Online Business by Steve Chou

Steve Chou of My Wife Quit Her Job shares the lazy man's guide to starting a successful online business. This is part 1 of 2. Episode 655: [Part 1] The Lazy Mans Guide To Starting A Successful Online Business by Steve Chou Steve Chou of My Wife Quit Her Job carries both a bachelors and a masters degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University, but spent a good portion of his graduate education studying entrepreneurship and small business. When he and his wife had a child, they launched an online store to supplement their income, and quickly replaced Steve's wife's income stream through the new business. Steve blogs about it all at MyWifeQuitHerJob.com The original post is located here: https://mywifequitherjob.com/the-lazy-mans-guide-to-starting-a-successful-online-business/  Indeed is the #1 source of hires in the U.S., according to TalentNest. Go to Indeed.com/STARTUP to get started  Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

8m
Jul 17
654: Small Business Taxes by Ryan H Law

Ryan H. Law talks about small business taxes Episode 654: Small Business Taxes by Ryan H Law Ryan’s goal is to teach financial planners, coaches, and counselors how to use simple, evidence-based action steps to provide outstanding client care.  He received his bachelor’s degree from Utah State University in Family Finance. After he graduated he worked in the financial planning field for several years then decided to return to school.  He received his master’s degree in Personal Financial Planning from Texas Tech University.  He is a Certified Financial Planner and an Accredited Financial Counselor He currently teaches at Utah Valley University in the Financial Planning program where he teaches financial counseling courses and runs their on-campus Money Management Resource Center.  He serves on the AFCPE (Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education) Board of Directors where he has served as Treasurer and President.  The original post can be found here: https://ryanhlaw.com/small-business-taxes/  Indeed is the #1 source of hires in the U.S., according to TalentNest. Go to Indeed.com/STARTUP to get started  Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

9m
Jul 16
653: Just Doing the Work Isn’t Enough: Four Ways Creativity Matters to Productivity by Laura Stack

Laura Stack of The Productivity Pro talks about why creativity matters to productivity Episode 653: Just Doing the Work Isn’t Enough: Four Ways Creativity Matters to Productivity by Laura Stack Laura Stack, MBA, CSP, CPAE is an award-winning keynote speaker, bestselling author, and noted authority on employee and team productivity. She is the president of The Productivity Pro, Inc., a company dedicated to helping leaders increase workplace performance in high-stress environments. Stack has authored eight books, including FASTER TOGETHER: Accelerating Your Team's Productivity (Berrett-Koehler 2018). She is a past president of the National Speakers Association, and a member of its exclusive Speaker Hall of Fame (with fewer than 175 members worldwide.) Stack's clients include Cisco Systems, Wal-Mart, and Bank of America, and she has been featured on the CBS Early Show and CNN, and in the New York Times. The original post is located here: https://theproductivitypro.com/blog/2017/06/just-doing-the-work-isnt-enough-four-ways-creativity-matters-to-productivity/  Indeed is the #1 source of hires in the U.S., according to TalentNest. Go to Indeed.com/STARTUP to get started  Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

9m
Jul 15
652: 10 Success Principles We Often Forget by Angel Chernoff

Angel Chernoff of Marc and Angel shares 10 success principles we often forget Episode 652: 10 Success Principles We Often Forget by Angel Chernoff Marc and Angel Chernoff are New York Times bestselling authors, professional coaches, full-time students of life, admirers of the human spirit, and have been recognized by Forbes as having “one of the most popular personal development blogs.” Through their blog, book, course and coaching, they've spent the past decade writing about and teaching proven strategies for finding lasting happiness, success, love and peace. Marc and Angel's New York Times bestselling book, Getting Back to Happy: Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Reality, and Turn Your Trials into Triumphs, is a guide to spark sustainable action – and to return to whenever needed. It's available online at http://www.marcandangel.com/book/ and on Amazon. The original post is located here: https://www.marcandangel.com/2012/08/22/10-success-principles-we-often-forget/  Indeed is the #1 source of hires in the U.S., according to TalentNest. Go to Indeed.com/STARTUP to get started  Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Jul 14
651: The Amazing Realization That Turns Amateurs into Professionals by Jeff Goins

Jeff Goins of Goins Writer shares the amazing realization that turns amateurs into professionals Episode 651: The Amazing Realization That Turns Amateurs into Professionals by Jeff Goins Jeff Goins is the best-selling author of five books including The Art of Work and Real Artists Don't Starve. On his blog, he shares his thoughts on writing, life, and creative work. The original post is located here: https://goinswriter.com/amateurs/  Indeed is the #1 source of hires in the U.S., according to TalentNest. Go to Indeed.com/STARTUP to get started  Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Jul 13
650: 6 Questions You Need to Ask Before You Update Business Equipment by Kalen Bruce

Kalen Bruce of Money Mini Blog tells you 6 questions you need to ask before updating business equipment Episode 650: 6 Questions You Need to Ask Before You Update Business Equipment by Kalen Bruce Kalen Bruce is the founder of MoneyMiniBlog. His story is simple… he and his wife were $24,000 in debt and became a student of finances to get out. They are now debt-free and building wealth. Kalen shares everything he has learned on his blog, writing informative, entertaining, mini blogs to help you with your finances. Finances can be intimidating, so he keeps his posts short, sweet, and simple. The original post is located here: https://moneyminiblog.com/business/questions-to-ask-before-update-business-equipment/ Indeed is the #1 source of hires in the U.S., according to TalentNest. Go to Indeed.com/STARTUP to get started  Visit Me Online at OLDPodcast.com Interested in advertising on the show? Visit https://www.advertisecast.com/OptimalStartUpDaily Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Jul 12