On Unconventional Life, Jules Schroeder interviews successful Millennial entrepreneurs, artists, creatives, and thought leaders on how they earn their living in non traditional ways - each week in 20-30 minute interviews! Each of these individuals are at the top of their game in terms of revenue and reach in their respective industry, living life in the driver's seat beyond what is traditional or predictable. Unconventional Life was created for YOU, the Entrepreneur, Trailblazer, The Student who wants to pioneer their own path, The ONE stuck in a job you are wanting to quit to create the life you want. On this show you will learn, how each guest took the road less travelled, what their revenue model looks like, and why they are prioritizing their passion over their paycheck. Join the Unconventional Life movement at UnconventionalLifeShow.com and enter to win the free weekly prize giveaway of useful tools, content, and resources from the shows guests.
Ep381: Seizing Your Best Business Opportunity with Distinguished M&A Expert Richard Parker
For over 30 years, Richard Parker has transformed business.aspirations into reality, garnering a remarkable global impact through his program, 'How To Buy A Good Business At A Great Price©' This transformative program, accompanied by tailored industry and country guides, boasts over 100,000 copies sold across 80 countries,
empowering prospective small business owners.
Richard's journey is highlighted by his acquisition of 13 companies plus one co-investment, ranging from $50,000 to $200+ million, alongside advisory roles in transactions exceeding $2 billion.
His insights have graced top-tier publications, including Forbes and The New York Times, with an extensive portfolio of over 300 published articles showcasing his authority. Noteworthy is his role in the Dalio family office, where Parker was hired for four years to mentor.
More of Richard:
Website: https://richardparker.com/ LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/richparker1/ Instagram: @richardparkerdiomo
Ep380: Healing Trauma by Mindful Microdosing with Zenchronicity Founders Nicole and Megan Michelena
Zenchronicity's journey began long before we imagined we would be helping others find their own way to healing. Megan and Nicole Michelena are sisters who founded it to help other people find their way through the complicated process of healing and self-discovery.
Megan is a certified holistic nutritionist, a health coach, and the co-founder of Zenchronicity, an intimate group program that supports members in healing trauma through microdosing. Megan is an expert in psilocybin, the studies of shifting neuroplasticity, balancing one’s masculine and feminine energies, utilizing meditation to calm the nervous system, reprogramming traumas through plant medicine, and the TFAR theory of mindfulness. She is a bikram yoga teacher, gifted astrologer, and precious stone jewelry maker whose passion is helping people heal and discover their innate selves to thrive optimally in all parts of their lives.
Nicole is a certified yoga instructor, a psilocybin expert, and the co-founder of Zenchronicity, an intimate group program that supports members in healing trauma through microdosing. She is an expert in the studies of shifting neuroplasticity, balancing one’s masculine and feminine energies, utilizing meditation to calm the nervous system, reprogramming traumas through plant medicine, and the TFAR theory of mindfulness. Nicole is passionate about mental health reform and helps people with their overall body, mind, and spirit reconnection.
In 2020, facing job losses on separate coasts, the sisters reunited in their Colorado roots. Fueled by plant medicine, meditation, and yoga, they embarked on a shared odyssey of deeper healing and expansion. Together, they birthed Zenchronicity, a vessel of service to others, a beacon for those seeking transformation, and a legacy of wisdom passed down through the ages.
Join us as Megan and Nicole, armed with their extensive credentials and personal triumphs, share their extraordinary journey and the profound teachings that underpin Zenchronicity, offering a roadmap for those ready to embrace healing and self-discovery.
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Ep379: Breaking the Mold Towards Limitless Ventures with Entrepreneurial Maven Hazel Ortega
Hazel Ortega is a master of miracles, a serial entrepreneur, and an educational psychologist specializing in vocational rehabilitation. Born and raised in Los Angeles, she overcame a challenging upbringing in a poverty-stricken neighborhood. In her book, "From Bounced Checks to Private Jets: The Mastery of Miracles," Hazel shares her inspiring journey of transforming her life and creating success for herself and her family.
With a deep understanding of how our stories shape our lives, Hazel empowers audiences as a speaker, guiding them to manifest their dreams and discover the miracles within their own lives. She is dedicated to helping others rise above their circumstances and achieve extraordinary results.
Her company, Ortega Counseling Center, has become a beacon of hope and change, assisting nearly 45,000 injured workers. These individuals, who once faced bleak prospects, found their way back to school and started rewarding career paths thanks to the center's tireless efforts.
As the founder of the HIGH TIDE GLOBAL Foundation, Hazel is committed to bringing educational opportunities to the most impoverished and at-risk communities in the world. Entrepreneurs’ organizations (EO) recognized Hazel’s work with the Global Social Impact Award in 2023.
More of Hazel:
Book: Bounced Checks to Private Jets
Ep378: Transforming Smiles, Lives, and Values with Celebrity Cosmetic Dentist Dr. Victoria Veytsman
The youngest graduate of NYU Dental, Dr. Victoria Veytsman, is a celebrity cosmetic dentist with a passion for all things oral health and beauty, wellness, and building confidence. Her practice, Cosmetic Dental Studios, is female-founded and run and features bicoastal locations in NYC and Beverly Hills.
Known for changing patients' lives with beautiful transformations and healthy smiles, Cosmetic Dental Studios serves patients from around the globe with a primary focus on smile makeovers, dentofacial aesthetics, and anti-aging dentistry.
An artist at heart, Dr. Veytsman (known as “Dr. V”) chose cosmetic dentistry because it is the perfect blend of art and science. Dr. Veytsman has become known for her smile makeovers performed as the official dentist for several prominent organizations, including Miss America, Miss Universe, and the New York Giants cheerleaders.
She is sought out by celebrities, media personalities, and prominent individuals for her unique approach to patient care. She continues to be featured in national and international publications and has been highlighted in countless well-known media outlets for her outstanding results and professional patient care.
Dr. Veytsman has been a featured smile expert on TLC, The Hollywood Reporter, The New York Times, Entrepreneur Magazine, Haute Living, WebMD, Yahoo! Health, New Beauty, Latina Magazine, Allure, Brides, Men’s Health, Social Life Magazine, the Huffington Post, and Hamptons Magazine.
More of Dr. Victoria Veytsman:
Website: veytsmandds.com Instagram: @drvictoriadds Twitter: @drvictoriadds
Ep377: Rewiring the Mindset for a Thriving Future with Real Estate Tycoon Ross Hamilton
Ross Hamilton is the author of several books and the founder of Connected Investors, an investment property marketplace and social network for real estate investors.
As a young adult, Ross had a passion for BMX freestyling and trained with the renowned Dave Mirra, the "Michael Jordan" of the sport. Unfortunately, a severe injury forced him to retire from the sport, and he began looking for a new career.
Inspired by his entrepreneurial family, Ross discovered real estate while browsing the self-help and investing sections of Barnes and Noble. He quickly amassed a portfolio of 50 residential properties in Wilmington, then sold some of them before the 2008 real estate crash, using the profits to establish Connected Investors.
Eventually, Ross' tech company was sold to First American for approximately $100 million. Ross decided to retire at 40 and started an estate-based charity to help those in need.
More of Ross:
Website: connectedinvestors.com LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/cirosshamilton Twitter: @cinvestors Non-profit: savinghomes.org
Ep376: Exploring Reinvention Towards Financial Freedom with Fearless Entrepreneur Shaahin Cheyene
Shaahin Cheyene is a visionary entrepreneur renowned for his extraordinary journey from a high school dropout to a billion-dollar business mogul. With over 30 years of experience, Shaahin has achieved massive financial success and mastered the art of turning obstacles into opportunities.
As the founder of Herbal Ecstacy, one of the largest herbal supplement companies of its era, Shaahin disrupted an industry dominated by a few giants, amassing over $350 million in sales. His unconventional approach and innovative mindset have made him a deca-millionaire and an expert in conquering the Amazon marketplace.
Additionally, as the owner of a successful podcast cola company, Shaahin understands the ins and outs of building a brand and marketing it effectively.
Shaahin Cheyene is now a trusted guide for business owners, offering a sales system that goes beyond traditional methods and guarantees predictability and success. His unique perspective, vast experience, and willingness to share his secrets make him an invaluable resource for anyone looking to thrive in entrepreneurship.
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Great advice super in tune and resonates with me to a T Love listening to these pod casts with Jules
Such interesting guests and topics
Curating a Purpose - Driven Life While Making a Positive Impact on the Go
I just listened to Episode 299 with Mike Savas! Very inspiring! Love how he incorporated Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs into his mission!