125 episodes

Welcome to the Perfectly Mentored podcast! This podcast is designed to be your in-pocket mentor. Everything you will need to achieve success will be discussed. We'll share tips on: Business, marketing, finance, mindset, and more all delivered with entertainment and superstar guests! We will give you everything you need to get you ahead of the game. We will also try and answer any questions that you may have on your own journeys. So Take a listen and become PERFECTLY MENTORED."One of the best (interviews) I've ever done" - Gary Vaynerchuk

Perfectly Mentored with Jason Portnoy Jason Portnoy

    • Entrepreneurship

Welcome to the Perfectly Mentored podcast! This podcast is designed to be your in-pocket mentor. Everything you will need to achieve success will be discussed. We'll share tips on: Business, marketing, finance, mindset, and more all delivered with entertainment and superstar guests! We will give you everything you need to get you ahead of the game. We will also try and answer any questions that you may have on your own journeys. So Take a listen and become PERFECTLY MENTORED."One of the best (interviews) I've ever done" - Gary Vaynerchuk

    EP124: Rob Freund: Advertising Made Legal

    EP124: Rob Freund: Advertising Made Legal

    In this episode, Rob Freund (a lawyer who specializes in ecom and online advertising laws) and Jason talk about some of the commonly used mistakes that ecom and other companies make with their online marketing that can open them up to legal problems. 


    Topics Covered:
    Who is Rob [0:58]The most common mistakes ecom companies make that open them up to legal liabilities? [6:26]Staying up-to-date with the number of advertising laws [9:23]Using celeb pics with their brand for both organic and paid ads? [14:55]When someone tags you in their posts, can you use the image? [19:34]What about reviews and testimonials [22:05]The best way to work with influencers? [28:08]On using memes? [34:27]Connect with us:
    Perfectly Mentored InstagramWatch the Interviews on YouTubePerfectly Mentored FacebookConnect with Rob Freund
    InstagramWebsiteLinkedInConnect with Jason Portnoy
    jportnoy.comInstagramWant to see how Jason and his team can help you grow your business? CLICK HERE

    Like the episode? Watch and support us on YouTube

    • 44 min
    EP123: Jim and Jamie Sheils: The Family Board Meeting

    EP123: Jim and Jamie Sheils: The Family Board Meeting

    There are only 24 hours in a day, and a majority of us usually spend most of that time running our business or working in someone else’s. More often than not, we are left with little to no time to bond with our families. And with the pandemic, the line between work and family time is becoming even thinner.
    Jim and Jamie Sheils founded 18 Summers to help entrepreneurs strike a balance between family and work life. 18 Summers is a family educational company specializing in workshops for busy parents looking for solutions to transform their relationships with their children. They also have a book titled The Family Board Meeting, where they share insightful advice on how busy parents can create lasting connections with their children.
    In this episode, Jim and Jamie Shiels share tips for busy parents to find time to build meaningful bonds with their children within the 18 Summers they have with them. So, if you’re one of those parents who finds themselves replying to an email during mealtime with the kids or missing your kid’s baseball games because of work, then this episode is for you.


    Topics Covered:
    Who are Jim and Jamie Shiels, and how did they come up with 18 Summers? [01:00]How can we balance work and family time? [06:28]How do you know if the success you’re having as an entrepreneur is hurting your family? [10:49]Is there a way for people to measure success in business and family? [12:45]What happens when the family is involved in the business [18:26]What is The Family Board Meeting concept, and how does it come into play? [23:04]More about the family rhythms that Jim and Jamie talked about [27:47]How do we teach our kids the lessons and skills they don’t learn at school? [31:21]Why do we only have 18 Summers with our kids? [37:00]How is it possible to give the same focus, energy, and attention you’re giving to your growing business and your family when you only have 24 hours in a day? [40:19]How do you work on your mindset? [43:17]

    Connect with us:
    Perfectly Mentored InstagramWatch the Interviews on YouTubePerfectly Mentored FacebookConnect with Jim and Jamie Sheils
    18 Summers Website18 Summers Instagram PageConnect with Jason Portnoy
    jportnoy.comInstagramFacebook
    Want to see how Jason and his team can help you grow your business? CLICK HERE to book your Free Business Assessment Call

    Like the episode? Come visit us on Apple Podcasts - don't forget to subscribe and leave a review! We appreciate your feedback and would love for you to help spread the word! See all Podcasts HERE

    • 48 min
    EP122: Jackie Hermes: The Foundation of a Business

    EP122: Jackie Hermes: The Foundation of a Business

    It goes without saying that starting a company is a huge undertaking. Where do you get the funding? How do you build your team and your leads? What will be your brand? Even after you establish your company, the questions and concerns do not end. So how do you build the tenacity to play the long game?
     Jackie Hermes is the CEO of Accelity, a Milwaukee-based agency that helps SaaS startups get revenue and grow faster. She’s one of the most active people on LinkedIn where she sparks discussions about the daily life and challenges of growing a bootstrapped company. Jackie mentors student startups via The Commons. She’s a co-organizer of Startup Milwaukee EMERGE, an advisor with Golden Angels Investors, and a co-founder of Women’s Entrepreneurship Week.
     In this episode of the Perfectly Mentored Podcast, Jackie and Jason discuss the ins and outs of bootstrapping a business, how women can put themselves more out there, and what are the tips and tricks for having an effective LinkedIn presence.


    Topics Covered:
    Who is Jackie Hermes?  [01:08]Essential tips for bootstrapping a business [04:30]At what point do you start thinking about growth and taking on external resources? [06:21]How do you differentiate between delegating and abdicating responsibility?How is an entrepreneurial lifestyle perceived? [10:14]Pieces of advice for female entrepreneurs [13:16]What changes does parenthood bring to a business? [17:07]How do you stay productive, and tips to increase productivity? [18:59]What are the golden rules for growing a presence on LinkedIn? [23:00] What are the “dos and don’ts” in LinkedIn? [25:00]How do you do lead generation in a non-spammy way? [26:33]How important is having a brand presence when it comes to increasing revenue and achieving success? [28:02]What do most businesses do wrong when it comes to marketing? [29:16]

    Connect with us:
    Perfectly Mentored InstagramWatch the Interviews on YouTubePerfectly Mentored FacebookConnect with Jackie Hermes
    LinkedInAccelityConnect with Jason Portnoy
    jportnoy.comInstagramFacebook
    Want to see how Jason and his team can help you grow your business? CLICK HERE to book your Free Business Assessment Call

    Like the episode? Come visit us on Apple Podcasts - don't forget to subscribe and leave a review! We appreciate your feedback and would love for you to help spread the word! See all Podcasts HERE

    • 31 min
    EP121: Dan Young: Making a Million Millionaires

    EP121: Dan Young: Making a Million Millionaires

    Anyone can enter the entrepreneurial world, but not everyone can last, thrive, and become millionaires. Building a business isn't just about selling products. It’s also about implementing a strong strategy that will help hold your business up during tough times.
    Dan Young is a creator, investor, mentor, and entrepreneur. His life’s mission is to help entrepreneurs maximize their financial, physical, and psychological well-being, which he believes are the keys to happiness. 
    One of his notable successes happened after the company he used to work for closed down and he lost over $20,000 for honoring the warranties of his previous clients. It was this dedication to honoring his word that enabled him to build a loyal clientele that led him to create his own business—PC Laptops and Xidax PCs.
    Behind all the entrepreneurial success he’s achieved, he always takes the time to give back to the community. He created his Millionaire Code Podcast for entrepreneurs to learn from his experiences and become millionaires themselves. He aims to make a million millionaires by giving them the knowledge they need to succeed independently and to be able to help others as well.
    On this episode of the Perfectly Mentored Podcast, Dan and Jason talk about how entrepreneurs can succeed by following Dan's Millionaire Code. They also discuss Dan’s entrepreneurial journey that all aspiring business owners can follow to become millionaires themselves.
    Topics Covered:
    Who is Dan Young? [00:19]How did your entrepreneurial journey begin? [01:38]What is this Millionaire’s Code that you were able to crack? [06:18]How do you weather the storms that come with entrepreneurship? [07:47]What makes a pitch really good? [10:59]What do you read and what type of research do you do to sharpen your skills? [11:56]How can entrepreneurs learn from big businesses? [17:54]What are the biggest mistakes entrepreneurs make? [21:23]What’s the biggest difference in getting from six to seven figures? [24:58]On working on his mindset [27:10]What message do you have for entrepreneurs? [30:32]What are your tips for those who want to network with successful people? [31:12]How important is paying for access when you can’t get access? [32:42]Connect with us:
    Perfectly Mentored InstagramWatch the Interviews on YouTubePerfectly Mentored FacebookConnect with Dan Young
    Dan’s InstagramXidax websiteConnect with Jason Portnoy
    jportnoy.comInstagramFacebook
    Want to see how Jason and his team can help you grow your business? CLICK HERE to book your 

    • 36 min
    EP120: Dennis Yu: Digital Marketing Growth Strategies

    EP120: Dennis Yu: Digital Marketing Growth Strategies

    Dennis Yu is the CEO of BlitzMetrics and is an internationally-recognized lecturer on Facebook Marketing. He’s been featured in The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, LA Times, TechCrunch, Fox News, and CNN among others. When it comes to digital marketing, Dennis is a legitimate authority in the field.
    On this episode of the Perfectly Mentored Podcast, Dennis and Jason tackle specific growth strategies in digital marketing, how to build a brand, and what makes marketing agencies qualified.


    Topics Covered:
    Who is Dennis Yu? [00:17]You’re a big fan of Clubhouse—what’s so special about it? [03:22]How can people use Clubhouse to grow their business? [06:13] What are some of the best ways to use Clubhouse effectively? [8:08]How can one find a balance between asking a thoughtful question on Clubhouse with introducing who they are? [12:46]How important is it for businesses to build a brand these days? [15:17]Which platform should you start with when growing your business? What are some growth strategies? [21:40]With the changes in data privacy, what’s in store for these digital platforms and digital marketing as a whole? [34:03]Considering those changes, do you think we’re going to see a lot of so-called marketing agencies who are only good at pushing buttons fall off? [42:39] If you could only give five marketing secrets to grow a business, what would they be? [50:46]What’s the most overused word or statement in marketing? [55:46]

    Connect with us:
    Perfectly Mentored InstagramWatch the Interviews on YouTubePerfectly Mentored FacebookConnect with Dennis Yu
    LinkedInBlitzMetricsConnect with Jason Portnoy
    jportnoy.comInstagramFacebook
    Want to see how Jason and his team can help you grow your business? CLICK HERE to book your Free Business Assessment Call
    Like the episode? Come visit us on Apple Podcasts - don't forget to subscribe and leave a review! We appreciate your feedback and would love for you to help spread the word! See all Podcasts HERE

    • 59 min
    EP119: Rebecca Minkoff: The Power of a Mission

    EP119: Rebecca Minkoff: The Power of a Mission

    Rebecca Minkoff is a globally recognized fashion designer. After 9/11 in 2001, she launched the I Love NY t-shirt collection and became an overnight global sensation. Today, Rebecca owns a global brand with a wide range of apparel, handbags, and many other signature pieces to her name. She also founded the Female Founder Collective, a network of businesses led by women who invest in female-centric financial power across the socioeconomic spectrum by enabling and empowering female-owned businesses. Rebecca also hosts her own podcast, Superwomen with Rebecca Minkoff.
    On this episode of the Perfectly Mentored Podcast, Rebecca and Jason talk about the amount of hard work that goes on behind what seems like overnight success stories. They also discuss what entrepreneurs should be considering when creating their product/service and why a brand should also have a mission.
    Topics Covered:
    Who is Rebecca Minkoff? [00:17]What do you say to entrepreneurs whose only focus is on revenue? [06:34] How important is building a brand when it comes to successful businesses? [9:46]What do you think made you stand out from the other people that came to New York with the same hopes and aspirations? [13:41]What advice do you have for entrepreneurs trying to break through a saturated market? [18:56]How do you think have businesses changed at the start of the pandemic and then how will it change further as we move through this new normal? [21:26]How do you develop the story and mission around the brand? [23:00]What is the Female Founder Collective and why do you believe so strongly in this? [26:02]What’s your advice to the women in business right now? [27:42]How important is mentorship? What’s your advice to people seeking mentors? [30:21]

    Connect with us:
    Perfectly Mentored InstagramWatch the Interviews on YouTubePerfectly Mentored FacebookConnect with Rebecca Minkoff
    Superwomen with Rebecca Minkoff PodcastFearlessFemale Founder CollectiveInstagramConnect with Jason Portnoy
    jportnoy.comInstagramFacebook
    Want to see how Jason and his team can help you grow your business? CLICK HERE to book your Free Business Assessment Call

    Like the episode? Come visit us on Apple Podcasts - don't forget to subscribe and leave a review! We appreciate your feedback and would love for you to help spread the word! See all Podcasts HERE

    • 34 min

Listeners Also Subscribed To