36 episodes

Welcome to "The Business of Doing Business" hosted by Dwayne Kerrigan. Dwayne has navigated the business world for over 35 years, owning close to 30 businesses in 12 distinct industries.

Today, entrepreneurship often seems more about glitz, glamour, and a celebrity venture. On this podcast, Dwayne collaborates with overlooked but accomplished entrepreneurs, delving into their journeys of forging exceptional enterprises.

Join them as they share their personal journeys, lessons learned, and strategies that keep them moving forward. Let’s celebrate the true essence of entrepreneurship and inspire the next wave of business trailblazers.

The Business of Doing Business with Dwayne Kerrigan Dwayne Kerrigan

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    • 4.9 • 81 Ratings

Welcome to "The Business of Doing Business" hosted by Dwayne Kerrigan. Dwayne has navigated the business world for over 35 years, owning close to 30 businesses in 12 distinct industries.

Today, entrepreneurship often seems more about glitz, glamour, and a celebrity venture. On this podcast, Dwayne collaborates with overlooked but accomplished entrepreneurs, delving into their journeys of forging exceptional enterprises.

Join them as they share their personal journeys, lessons learned, and strategies that keep them moving forward. Let’s celebrate the true essence of entrepreneurship and inspire the next wave of business trailblazers.

    34. Part 1: Empower Your Mindset with Billy Beck

    34. Part 1: Empower Your Mindset with Billy Beck

    This episode features insightful discussions on personal growth, mastery, and transformative coaching. Dwayne and Billy Beck, your guest for the next two episodes, explore the journeys of self-improvement, from mastering business and physical fitness to the philosophy of training with joy and purpose. The episode covers developing a powerful mindset, overcoming mental and physical barriers, and recognizing and guiding one's true self towards achieving personal goals. Through personal anecdotes and practical advice, the conversation also addresses the challenges of maintaining consistent training, the psychological impacts of striving for goals, and the transformation of one's identity.
    Billy Beck has been awarded many honors including the MET-Rx World’s Best Personal Trainer contest champion (2 times) and was named the PEAK and Personal Fitness Professional Magazine Personal Trainer of the Year. More recently, he was elected to the fitness hall of fame along side Jack Lalanne and Arnold Schwarzenegger.
    Billy has been featured on NBC, CBS, Fox and ABC as well as on the pages of Men’s Health, Men’s Journal, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and dozens of other magazines, radio shows and interviews. He is the author of “LEAN & Mean: Fat Burning Secrets of the World’s Best Personal Trainer.”
    Billy’s mission in life is simple but a powerful one – “To make our world even more awesome.” Learn more about Billy Beck here: https://billybeck.com/
    Time Stamps:
    00:00 Breaking Free from Limitations: A Bold Introduction
    00:16 The Business of Doing Business: Unveiling Hidden Entrepreneurial Gems
    00:49 The Genesis of a Podcast: From Idea to Reality
    01:22 Spotlight on Billy Beck: A Journey of Health, Wellness, and Mastery
    01:44 Exploring the Essence of Business and Personal Development
    06:54 The Power of Real Stories: The Podcast's Mission and Impact
    27:21 Mastermind Insights: The Value of Diverse Perspectives
    33:00 The Misleading Scale: Muscle Loss and Fat Gain
    33:26 Reversing Age-Related Muscle Loss
    33:46 Challenging Aging: Inspirational Stories of Fitness
    35:28 The Spider's Web: Understanding Body Connectivity
    37:11 The Pitfalls of Biohacking Devices
    38:10 Identifying and Bridging the Gap: From Dabbler to Magician
    40:15 The Power of Self-Awareness, Honesty, and Responsibility
    46:28 The Lion Law: Refusing Stories of Limitation
    56:05 Training with Purpose: Beyond Physical Appearance
    01:05:30 Concluding Thoughts and Podcast Disclaimer
    Connect with Dwayne Kerrigan
    Linked In: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dwayne-kerrigan-998113281/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/businessofdoingbusinessdk Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thebusinessofdoingbusinessdk/
    Disclaimer The views, information, or opinions expressed by guests during The Business of Doing Business are solely those of the individuals involved and do not necessarily represent those of Dwayne Kerrigan and his affiliates. Dwayne Kerrigan or The Business of Doing Business is not responsible for and does not verify the accuracy of any of the information contained in the podcast series. The primary purpose of this podcast is to educate and inform. Listeners are advised to consult with a qualified professional or specialist before making any decisions based on the content of this podcast.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    33. Part 2: Empowering Wellness Choices: A Guide to Personalized Health and Nutrition with Angie Greenshields

    33. Part 2: Empowering Wellness Choices: A Guide to Personalized Health and Nutrition with Angie Greenshields

    In this podcast, Dwayne Kerrigan and Angie Greenshields explore the multifaceted aspects of health and wellness, from diet and environment to stress and aging. Delving into critical discussions on recognizing stress, the impact of light and environment on health, and the importance of dietary choices, the conversation highlights the need for balancing hormones, understanding sleep's role, and debunking diet myths. Further exploration into individual metabolic rates, gut health, genetic predispositions, and the significance of dietary components reveal the limitations of universal diet approaches. The dialogue underscores the efficacy of personalized health strategies over one-size-fits-all solutions, empowering listeners to make informed wellness decisions.
    Time Stamps:
    00:00 Navigating Stress and Its Impact on Health
    00:11 Introduction to the Business of Doing Business Podcast
    00:43 Harnessing Energy and Optimal Health with Angie Green Shields
    01:23 The Power of Light and Sleep on Health
    05:41 Exploring the Benefits of Grounding and Sunlight
    20:51 Navigating Menopause and Hormonal Balance
    32:58 Understanding Testosterone's Role in Health
    36:19 The Science and Benefits of Cold Plunging
    40:04 The Science of Cold Shock Proteins and Stress Management
    40:33 Moderation in Sauna and Cold Plunge Practices
    41:06 Impact of Stress on Women's Health
    42:21 The Importance of Rest and Digest for Overall Well-being
    42:31 Navigating Social Media Influences on Health Practices
    43:10 Alternative Stress Relief Methods: Beach and Meditation
    44:38 The Role of Structured Water in Cellular Health
    45:44 Understanding Dehydration Beyond Drinking Water
    48:02 The Significance of Diet and Environment on Health
    48:53 Personalized Health: Beyond One-Size-Fits-All Solutions
    58:29 Exploring the Benefits and Misconceptions of Dairy
    01:05:24 Optimizing Health with Individualized Approaches
    01:09:46 Closing Thoughts: The Complexity of Health Optimization
    Connect with Dwayne Kerrigan
    Linked In: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dwayne-kerrigan-998113281/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/businessofdoingbusinessdk
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thebusinessofdoingbusinessdk/
    Disclaimer The views, information, or opinions expressed by guests during The Business of Doing Business are solely those of the individuals involved and do not necessarily represent those of Dwayne Kerrigan and his affiliates. Dwayne Kerrigan or The Business of Doing Business is not responsible for and does not verify the accuracy of any of the information contained in the podcast series. The primary purpose of this podcast is to educate and inform. Listeners are advised to consult with a qualified professional or specialist before making any decisions based on the content of this podcast.

    • 1 hr 20 min
    32. Part 1: Optimizing Health Through Personalized Nutrition with Angie Greenshields

    32. Part 1: Optimizing Health Through Personalized Nutrition with Angie Greenshields

    In an intriguing segment, Dwayne Kerrigan collaborates with clinical nutritionist Angie Greenshields to delve into the intricacies of nutrition and individual health. Angie stresses the importance of moving away from simplistic labels of food as either good or bad, advocating for a more nuanced approach that takes into account personal health needs, metabolic responses, and genetic factors. This discussion highlights the significance of nutrigenomics, functional testing, and the advantages of preparing home-cooked, high-quality meals, offering a comprehensive examination of tailoring nutrition for optimal health. The conversation also addresses the challenges presented by the abundance of dietary advice, underscoring the importance of a well-rounded diet and urging listeners to consult with professionals before implementing changes to their eating habits.
    Time Stamps:
    00:00 Redefining Good vs. Bad Food: A Fresh Perspective
    00:15 Welcome to the Business of Doing Business Podcast
    00:47 Meet Angie Greenshields: A Journey in Clinical Nutrition
    01:00 The Power of Nutrigenomics and Functional Testing
    02:20 A Personal Story of Transformation and Healing
    05:39 Unveiling the Truth About Biohacking and Social Media Trends
    11:09 A Deep Dive into Blood Analysis and Its Misinterpretations
    16:29 Optimizing Health Beyond Traditional Medical Advice
    17:59 Personalized Health: The Key to Unlocking Your Best Self
    24:51 Energy, Fasting, and Finding What Works for You
    32:05 Unlocking Metabolic Secrets for Weight Loss
    32:32 The Role of Metabolic Rate in Dieting
    33:32 Building a Sustainable Weight Management Plan
    34:07 Understanding the Impact of Stress and Dieting History
    38:02 Exploring the Benefits and Risks of Fasting
    40:15 The Truth About Sugar, Carbohydrates, and Nutrient Balance
    44:22 Navigating Food Choices and Dietary Strategies
    57:51 The Importance of Quality Protein and Organic Foods
    01:00:45 Concluding Thoughts on Food and Health
    Connect with Dwayne Kerrigan
    Linked In: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dwayne-kerrigan-998113281/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/businessofdoingbusinessdk Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thebusinessofdoingbusinessdk/
    Disclaimer The views, information, or opinions expressed by guests during The Business of Doing Business are solely those of the individuals involved and do not necessarily represent those of Dwayne Kerrigan and his affiliates. Dwayne Kerrigan or The Business of Doing Business is not responsible for and does not verify the accuracy of any of the information contained in the podcast series. The primary purpose of this podcast is to educate and inform. Listeners are advised to consult with a qualified professional or specialist before making any decisions based on the content of this podcast.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    31. Navigating Business Challenges with Emotional Intelligence with Victoria Theriault

    31. Navigating Business Challenges with Emotional Intelligence with Victoria Theriault

    Part 2: In this episode, Dwayne and Victoria Theriault delve deeper into the DISC model, stressing the importance of acknowledging and embracing one's personality traits. She challenges the common misconception that success hinges on being 'high D' and instead explores the role of Emotional Intelligence (EQ) in business.
    Victoria expands on how EQ assessments can provide a more profound understanding of empathy, self-awareness, and other personal attributes crucial for effective communication. Drawing from real-life coaching examples, she illustrates the significance of personal growth, resilience, and cultivating strong leadership and team building skills through EQ coaching.
    The conversation concludes by highlighting the invaluable role of emotional intelligence in the future of work, particularly in light of the growing reliance on artificial intelligence. Victoria emphasizes the need for individuals and companies to prioritize EQ development to thrive in an ever-evolving business landscape.
    Time Stamps:
    00:00 The Power of Perseverance: An Introductory Reflection
    00:22 Welcome to the Business of Doing Business
    00:57 Unveiling the Mysteries of Personality Profiles
    02:50 Understanding Low D: A Different Approach to Success
    03:44 The Depth of DISC: Beyond Surface-Level Profiles
    04:41 Embracing Emotional Intelligence (EQ) for Deeper Insights
    08:02 The Transformative Potential of EQ in Leadership and Growth
    08:34 Navigating the Complexities of Resilience and Motivation
    11:21 The EQ Assessment: A Tool for Personal and Professional Development
    15:00 Balancing Strengths and Weaknesses: The EQ Perspective
    17:41 The Critical Role of Self-Esteem and Empathy in Leadership
    19:08 Deep Dive into Team Dynamics and Coaching
    19:56 Unpacking Team Audits and Role Identification
    22:27 The Impact of DISC Profiles on Team Building
    23:17 Optimizing Team Performance Through DISC Insights
    26:01 Leadership and Self-Awareness: Keys to Effective Team Building
    31:56 The Essential Role of Emotional Intelligence in Business and Beyond
    36:17 Closing Thoughts and How to Connect
    Check out Part 1 of our Interview Here:
    Connect with Victoria
    Victoria Theriault is the founder and owner of DISCover What Works. She’s a certified Team Facilitator, DISC and EQ Analyst and a Keynote Speaker.
    Victoria helps raise individual and team performance as well as notably improve client service. She’s a co-author of the book Pursuit 365, and the creator and host of the DISCovering You podcast which explores the role that personality plays in our interactions at work and beyond, and how it affects us as we navigate through life.
    To learn more about Victoria and her business offerings visit or email her at mailto:discoverwhatworks@gmail.com
    https://pod.link/1614071253
    https://discoverwhatworks.org/
    https://www.facebook.com/VictoriaDISC
    https://www.instagram.com/discoverwhatworks/
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/discoverwhatworks
    Connect with Dwayne Kerrigan
    Linked In: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dwayne-kerrigan-998113281/ Facebook: a href="https://www.facebook.com/businessofdoingbusinessdk" rel="noopener noreferrer"...

    • 39 min
    30. Unearthing Entrepreneurial Success and DISC Insights with Victoria Theriault

    30. Unearthing Entrepreneurial Success and DISC Insights with Victoria Theriault

    Part 1: In this first part of the episode, Dwayne sits down with Victoria Theriault, the founder of Discovering What Works and the 'Discovering You' podcast. Victoria discusses her personal journey of self-discovery that led her to a passion for DISC coaching, communication, and team-building. She shares her twenty-year evolution of finding happiness and success, underscoring the importance of following one's passions at any stage of life.
    The conversation explores the significance of DISC assessments in both personal and professional growth, providing insights into how individuals can improve communication and relationships by understanding different DISC profiles - Dominance, Influence, Steadiness, and Compliance. This episode serves as a guide for those navigating career changes, seeking a better understanding of DISC, and looking to enhance team dynamics and personal development. Stay tuned for the second part where Victoria delves deeper into the practical applications of DISC coaching and its impact on leadership and team-building.
    Time Stamps:
    00:00 Finding Your True Calling
    05:02 The Power of DISC: A Deep Dive into Behavioural Assessment
    07:22 Making the Leap: Transitioning from Employee to Entrepreneur
    15:51 The Introvert's Guide to Thriving in Business
    23:49 Mastering Team Dynamics with DISC
    32:36 Understanding Personality Styles in Communication
    34:00 The Power of Perception in Interpersonal Dynamics
    35:32 Applying DISC Insights in Sales and Team Building
    35:53 Forced Empathy: A Tool for Understanding and Connection
    38:42 Practical Tips for Effective Communication Across DISC Profiles
    44:58 Deep Dive into High S and C Personalities
    54:49 Leveraging DISC for Team Building and Personal Relationships
    59:54 Conclusion and Final Thoughts
    Connect with Victoria!
    Victoria Theriault is the founder and owner of DISCover What Works. She’s a certified Team Facilitator, DISC and EQ Analyst and a Keynote Speaker.
    Victoria helps raise individual and team performance as well as notably improve client service. She’s a co-author of the book Pursuit 365, and the creator and host of the DISCovering You podcast which explores the role that personality plays in our interactions at work and beyond, and how it affects us as we navigate through life.
    To learn more about Victoria and her business offerings visit or email her at mailto:discoverwhatworks@gmail.com
    https://pod.link/1614071253
    https://discoverwhatworks.org/
    https://www.facebook.com/VictoriaDISC
    https://www.instagram.com/discoverwhatworks/
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/discoverwhatworks
    Connect with Dwayne Kerrigan
    Linked In: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dwayne-kerrigan-998113281/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/businessofdoingbusinessdk Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thebusinessofdoingbusinessdk/
    Disclaimer The views, information, or opinions expressed by guests during The Business of Doing Business are solely those of the individuals

    • 1 hr 1 min
    29. Part 2 - Insights on Leadership Evolution, Delegation, and Mentorship Brigadier General (Ret.) Craig Nixon

    29. Part 2 - Insights on Leadership Evolution, Delegation, and Mentorship Brigadier General (Ret.) Craig Nixon

    In this part 2 special, Dwayne and Brigadier General (Ret.) Craig Nixon continues their discussion on leadership and mentorship, drawing parallels between the military and corporate worlds. The conversation covers a range of topics including the importance of CEOs being in the right places, the art of delegating authority while retaining responsibility, and the significance of mentorship and peer networks in personal and professional development. Nixon also shares his personal evolution in leadership styles, from controlled aggression to a more mellowed and inclusive approach, fueled by intellectual curiosity, personal growth, and the influence of mentorship. Both part 1 and 2 episodes with Brigadier General (Ret.) Craig Nixon are packed with valuable insights on building resilient organizations, enhancing leadership skills, and the critical role of mentorship in achieving success.
    Checkout Part 1 of our Interview On Your Favourite Listen Platform
    Brigadier General (Ret.) Craig Nixon is a highly decorated retired US Army General Officer, successful entrepreneur, passionate supporter of veteran non-profit organizations, and a proud husband and father of four. He understands the complexities of the modern era like few others, thus he enjoys helping leaders grow and develop their capacity to maximize the potential of their businesses.
    Over a 29 year Army career, Brigadier General Nixon served in a wide range of assignments including seven tours in special operations units. He spent over four years in combat including tours in Afghanistan and Iraq as the Director of Operations for Joint Special Operations Command, as well as the Commander of the 75th Ranger Regiment. Following an assignment as the Director of Operations for United States Special Operations Command, he returned to Iraq as the Deputy Commanding General of the 25th Infantry Division / Multi-National Division North, Iraq.
    Brigadier General Nixon participated in numerous contingency and combat operations including the invasion of Panama, Task Force Ranger Operations in Somalia, Operation JOINT GUARDIAN in Bosnia, and seven deployments to Afghanistan and Iraq. He is a combat decorated soldier whose awards include the Distinguished Service Medal, Silver Star, three Bronze Stars, and the Purple Heart. He has been awarded the Combat Infantryman Badge (2nd Award), Master Parachutist Badge (with Combat Jump Star) and the Ranger Tab.
    After retiring from the Army in 2011, he joined McChrystal Group as one of the original partners and helped create a highly successful leadership consulting company. He initially developed and led an Executive Leadership Course training hundreds of C-Suite participants from Fortune 500 companies to startups across a wide range of industries and then led change management consulting engagements with several large technology companies in Silicon Valley
    He left to become the CEO for ACADEMI. Over a three year period, through a combination of organic growth and acquisitions, he built Constellis Group – one of the world’s largest private security firms with over ten thousand employees working in thirty countries. During his tenure the company quadrupled in revenue and in EBITDA and was acquired by a large private equity firm.
    Today, he focuses on growth and market entry strategy, leader development, and M&A. He works with companies and leaders across a wide variety of sectors that are trying to scale, manage change, and win. He is also a member of several of profit and non-profit boards and is an avid supporter of veteran focused non-profit organizations.
    Connect with Dwayne Kerrigan
    Linked In: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dwayne-kerrigan-998113281/
    Facebook: a href="https://www.facebook.com/businessofdoingbusinessdk" rel="noopener noreferrer"...

    • 44 min

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