30 episodes

This show is for entrepreneurs and people who aspire to be entrepreneurs. Whether you have been in business for one year or more than twenty years, or you have taken someone else’s business, or you're in a team of business owners, this show is for you.

Entrepreneurship is the greatest personal development journey you can take. As you rise in the journey, you not only grow your own income and knowledge, but also the people around you.

It is like the rising tide that lifts all boats. It benefits you and the people around you.

We are here to transform your way of thinking based on our own upgrades from running multiple businesses.

Entrepreneurs Risin‪g‬ Carl Taylor & Peter Moriarty

    • Entrepreneurship
    • 4.6 • 13 Ratings

This show is for entrepreneurs and people who aspire to be entrepreneurs. Whether you have been in business for one year or more than twenty years, or you have taken someone else’s business, or you're in a team of business owners, this show is for you.

Entrepreneurship is the greatest personal development journey you can take. As you rise in the journey, you not only grow your own income and knowledge, but also the people around you.

It is like the rising tide that lifts all boats. It benefits you and the people around you.

We are here to transform your way of thinking based on our own upgrades from running multiple businesses.

    029: What’s Real for You in Feb 2021

    029: What’s Real for You in Feb 2021

    In this episode of Entrepreneurs Rising, we are doing something a little bit different. 
    We are sharing a new section we want to call “What’s Real for Your Right Now,” giving a snapshot of what we’re working on in our business, our views, frustrations, and what we’re excited about. 
    What’s real for you in your business? What are you working on in your business or something you’re struggling with now? 
    Share it in the comments, we’d love to hear from you and we may even choose you to feature in our upcoming episodes. 
    IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL FIND OUT…
    Slow down in new client sign ups (1:35)  Removing yourself in your business (2:30) Deciding which fires to let burn and to put out (3:49) Write down your action items (4:39) Being ruthless with your time (7:30) How do we bridge the gap between customers who stay and those who don’t (8:04) Google workspace (8:50) The most effective thing you can do as a business owner (9:11) Automating of manual work (10:50) For full show notes visit: rising.show
    WHERE YOU CAN FIND US:
    CARL TAYLOR
    Automation Agency
    Website
    LinkedIn
    Facebook
    Twitter
    PETER MORIARTY
    iTGenius
    LinkedIn
    Facebook
    Twitter

    • 12 min
    028: I Can’t Scale Because My Delivery Sucks

    028: I Can’t Scale Because My Delivery Sucks

    Have you ever thought to yourself “If I grow my business, it’s going to suck because my delivery sucks?”
    You are not alone.
    Business chaos is commonplace among a lot of entrepreneurs. But that doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t scale. 
    In this episode, Pete and Carl share their thoughts on how to embrace the chaos from start-up to scale-up. 
    Growth thrives in chaos. There’s always going to be some level of chaos in business. However, you can’t create a successful and scalable company, especially in today’s wide-open digital economy, without being comfortable with chaos and the unknown.
    IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL FIND OUT…
    Things won’t always go as planned (2:04) Removing you from your business (4:14) The importance of having a team (7:30) Perfectionism (9:09) The challenge with perfectionism (10:10) It’s your job as the entrepreneur to architect the system (12:53) Lowering your expectations (13:09) Your team delivering to your customers (14:10) They won’t do it as well as you (15:03) Average effort multiplied gives you a far bigger scale than you could imagine (15:47) Does your delivery suck because it lacks a consistent system or you’re too attached to perfection? (17:15) Growth thrives on chaos (18:01) Learning from when things don’t go well (22:07) The value in being a customer of your own business (25:44) Getting your team to experience client’s side (27:00) Business is the best personal development journey you can go on (29:30) Being afraid but doing it anyway (30:00) ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:
    Daring Greatly For full show notes visit: rising.show

    • 33 min
    027: The Problem of LinkedIn

    027: The Problem of LinkedIn

    LinkedIn is one of the biggest social networking platforms with nearly 660+ million users in more than 200 countries and territories globally. It has become a one-stop destination for job posting and searching.
    But if you’ve been on LinkedIn for quite some time, you’ve probably received one or more inauthentic messages selling you products and services that you just didn’t ask for. This may work for some businesses, but for others, it not only wastes their time but damages their credibility. 
    In this episode, we delve into the problem with being inauthentic on LinkedIn and being on the receiving end. To ensure this doesn’t happen to you, it is essential that you understand and carefully utilize proper LinkedIn etiquette and best practices.
    Start with authenticity and you can’t go wrong.
    IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL FIND OUT…
    Sales messages in LinkedIn (3:16) LinkedIn should be a person to person platform (5:44) Spam on LinkedIn (6:11) Definition of Spam (6:51) Being inauthentic on LinkedIn (7:56) Two ways someone can introduce themselves (8:15) ABP: Ask before pitching (8:45) Setting ground rules on LinkedIn (11:19) Email opt-in permission (11:44) Connecting with perfect future customers (13:02) LinkedIn Bio (15:30) Being blocked by platforms when you send spammy messages (16:00) Virtual assistants sending LinkedIn messages (17:05) Inauthenticity of LinkedIn messages (19:00) LinkedIn trick and tip to identify inauthentic messages (22:04) What is LinkedIn for? (23:15) What should you be posting on LinkedIn? (24:11) Posting vulnerable and authentic content on LinkedIn (23:22) Is LinkedIn a social platform or a business platform? (27:42) Continue to grow and find your authentic self (29:33) Define your goal for using LinkedIn for your marketing and business plan (30:58) For full show notes visit: rising.show

    • 34 min
    026: How to Say NO and Value Your Time

    026: How to Say NO and Value Your Time

    The fear of saying no is very potent. Oftentimes it’s extremely hard for a business owner to say no and set boundaries. It is especially true when you’re in growth or hustle mode. The compulsion to take on anything overwhelms you that you end up saying yes to everything.
    In this quick-fire episode, Pete and Carl discuss the importance of setting boundaries, valuing your time, learning how to say no to people clamouring for your attention, and discovering the different shades of “no.” After all, if you love and value yourself by setting your boundaries, then you will be able to shine brighter and show up more for others.
    IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL FIND OUT…
    An example of negotiating and setting boundaries (02:03) Time is the most scarce resource (02:43) Time management tips (03:44) Possible reasons for not setting boundaries (04:47) A formula to determine the worth of your work hour (06:24) The different shades of “no” and “yes” (08:14) Systems to handle escalations (09:46) Mantras for saying no (10:31) Sample response when you receive requests (11:03) Boundaries 101 (12:08) There are times when it’s hard to say no, but there are times when it’s easy (13:18) Your body will send signals about what your instinct is telling you (14:12) “If I truly love myself what would I do?” (15:25) You can make “no” a default and then find balance in between (16:57) For full show notes visit: rising.show

    • 18 min
    025: The Journey from Income to Impact

    025: The Journey from Income to Impact

    Are you in business just to make income and sales? 
    Sales and income are the lifeblood of a business. But too many entrepreneurs miss the most important part of building a business which is finding your purpose and making a lasting impact.
    Building a business around impact is what takes your business to the next level.  
    In this episode, we delve into our entrepreneurial journeys and how we shifted from the hustle and survival mode to one of service and impact. We also dive deep into the shifts in our business purpose as we grew our businesses and teams. 
    Building a purpose-driven business that inspires change and empowers others will help steer your business in the right direction.
    When was it you thought about something more than income and cash as the reason for your business? 
    IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL FIND OUT…
    Birthing a business from purpose (3:15) From survival mode to contributing (3:31) Technology is better than team (5:43) The power of building a business (6:44) What’s the point of building a business? (8:40) Money magnifies your ego (12:35) What’s next after hustle and survival mode? (13:05) If you love what you do, you won’t work a day in your life (14:13) What do you value in life? (14:38) Should you know your values before starting a business? (16:55) Being intentional in what you do (17:20) Self purpose brings you self actualization (17:53) Stepping out of stress through self-awareness (22:50) Knowing when to stop hustling (24:00) The idea of a utopia (26:16) Capitalism is the vehicle that makes the most impact financially and economically (36:55) Most capitalist entities have no purpose (37:16) Tenets of conscious capitalism (37:44) Focusing too much on vanity and revenue (40:25) ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:
    Man’s Search for Meaning  Episode 14: Popular Money Advice That Will Keep You Poor Conscious Capitalism For full show notes visit: rising.show

    • 44 min
    024: Handling Changing Customer and Market Needs

    024: Handling Changing Customer and Market Needs

    So you’ve got your first business up and running. Congratulations! But as you work towards making it more stable or even expanding it, you suddenly come across changing customer and market needs. What do you do? How do you continue to make yourself relevant? Do you even need to do something?
    This is a very relevant topic as businesses all over the world feel the shifts brought about by the COVID situation. In this episode, Carl allows his own company to be analysed as an example of a business that’s feeling major market shifts. We talk about his fears about making changes and possible market shift strategies to solve his dilemma. If you’re also feeling anxious about the shifting sands underneath your business’ foundations, then join us and together let’s rise above this challenge as entrepreneurs.
    IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL FIND OUT…
    It may be a cliche but it’s true that the only constant is change (02:56) Some important questions you may be asking yourself as markets shift (03:48) A case study: Automation Agency’s dilemma (05:33) Do you push away clients that do not get results or do you adapt to their needs? (11:10) A case study: iTGenius’ shift (12:02) Is the issue about the scope of the product or market fit? (13:55) Samples of how the market can change (15:34) Automation Agency’s possible projects that might address the shifts (17:32) How fear affects your decision-making skill (19:45) The most important question you need to ask and how to answer it (21:08) The value of surveys and information you can get from the results (24:38) Sample of pivoting and its possible implications (25:57) Solving problems that don’t exist yet could lead to analysis paralysis (29:21) Key components when selling subscription options to a customer (30:25) A tool for pricing (32:32) Points you may want to remember when markets shift (33:44) Books when transitioning to a subscription business (36:53) ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:
    Price Intelligently Built to Sell by John Warrilow The Automatic Customer by John Warrilow The Forever Transaction by Robbie Kellman Baxter For full show notes visit: rising.show

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

Jarrad_Business ,

Extremely Relatable

It’s great to listen to some fellow entrepreneurs who are on the same journey as me and to hear they are facing similar challengers that come from being successful

Barton Jennnings ,

Great banter. Entertaining and great insights

Pete and Carl work well together to make this podcast entertaining. They also give an open and honest insight into their business experience. Keep up the good work guys. I’m looking forward to the answer to Pete’s question in the next episode!

Anfernee Chansamooth ,

Insighftful & entertaining!

Love how Carl and Pete are doing interesting thought exercises and offering their individual perspectives on each topic. Best of all these guys are keeping it real - no BS - and they're speaking from having experienced the highs and lows of entrepreneurship for many years. So that's what makes this worth listening to. Not to mention they dynamic between them is highly entertaining.

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