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The Bulletproof Entrepreneu‪r‬ Chi Odogwu

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Entrepreneurship and personal development interviews from thought leaders, authors, producers, creators and executives. We bring you mentorship and coaching from the best minds on the planet.

    Fortune 500 CEO Walt Rakowich Shares Unconventional Lessons For Leading In Tough Times

    Fortune 500 CEO Walt Rakowich Shares Unconventional Lessons For Leading In Tough Times

    Walt Rakowich is a leadership speaker,thought leader  and former Chief executive officer of Prologis, a global real estate company. He assumed the role of CEO in 2008.
     
    When the company was at a very challenging point in its history.  He sits on the boards of several non profit organizations and is the author of the new book Transfluence - how to lead with transformative influence in today’s climates of change
     
    During the economic downturn, the Prologis stock had dropped from over $70 per share to approximately $2 per share in 10 months, making it the third-worst performing company in the S&P 500.
     
    After Walt joined as CEO, he quickly implemented a change in culture through transparency, orchestrating a dramatic turnaround and restoring its position in the industry.
     
    In addition to speaking to audiences on a range of leadership topics, Walt also serves on a number of corporate and philanthropic boards.
     
    Before starting his business career, Walt attended the Pennsylvania State University where he received his BS in accounting. He went on to earn his MBA from Harvard Business School.
     
    In his free time, Walt enjoys traveling, mentoring youth and participating in a wide range of community service initiatives. He and his wife Sue have two adult children and reside in Colorado.
    Resources
    Website - www.waltrakowich.com
    LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/waltrakowich/
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    Email: info@odogwu.com
    Twitter:@chodogwu
    Instagram: @chodogwu
    Linkedin: linkedin.com/in/odogwu

    • 43 min
    Andrew Lassise Teaches How Accountants Can Turn Their Tech Into A Profit Center

    Andrew Lassise Teaches How Accountants Can Turn Their Tech Into A Profit Center

    Andrew Lassise is a business coach and the founder of Rush Tech Online, an I.T company that provides tech support services for accounting firms. Andrew took an unusual path to entrepreneurship and now runs an I.T company that provides services to the accounting industry. He’s been featured in several publications and podcasts. 
     
    Andrew received a bachelor’s in financial planning and services from the Perdue School of Business, has worked as a VITA volunteer and financial coach. Most recently, the American Institute of CPAs certified his knowledge in its Cybersecurity Risk Management Program.
    Today, he combines his financial know-how with his skills and leadership in tech support to help accountants around the United States with their IT issues.
     
    Resources

    Website - www.rushtech.online
     
    LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/lassise/
     
    Thanks for tuning in to the show. If you love the show and this episode please like, review, share and help spread the word.
    Feel free to contact me by using the following links
    Email: info@odogwu.com
    Twitter:@chodogwu
    Instagram: @chodogwu
    Linkedin: linkedin.com/in/odogwu

    • 50 min
    Bob Bethel Teaches You How To Fix A Failing Business

    Bob Bethel Teaches You How To Fix A Failing Business

    Robert Thomas Bethel is the orchestrator of 80 business turnarounds over the past fifty-five years. Early successes and troubles in his own professional career inspired his passion for taking over struggling businesses and guiding them towards the road of profitability. Bethel has turned around companies in various industries—from restaurant chains to engineering firms—and has helped save over ten thousand jobs as a result of his strategic business counsel. 
     
    A graduate of the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University, Bethel owns several companies across the southern United States and has operated businesses both nationwide and internationally. 
     
    In this encore episode Bob shares how business owners who are struggling with the financial and economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic can do to save their businesses.
     
    He is an Eagle Scout and, in addition to counseling, also spends times teaching three-day seminars on best business practices throughout the country. He currently resides in Orange Beach, Alabama with his wife, Reese.
     
    For more information, visit robertthomasbethel.com
     
    Book : https://www.amazon.com/Strengthen-Your-Business-Fail-Proof-Strategies-ebook/dp/B075FGLCNL/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Robert+Bethel&qid=1599430162&sr=8-1
     
    Thanks for tuning in to the show. If you love the show and this episode please like, review, share and help spread the word.
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    Twitter:@chodogwu
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    • 1 hr 15 min
    The Art of Networking with Kymberli Speight

    The Art of Networking with Kymberli Speight

    In this episode, we talk to Kymberli Speight and learn about the power of networking and forging meaninful relationships.
     
    Kymberli Speight is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy, a prior military officer, and a speaker and executive coach.
     
    She wrote the book 'I Need to Know You: How to Meet Ordinary, Extraordinary People, and Improve Your Life,' which is about her journey to meet 100 people in 100 days.
     
    Resources Ways to Contact Kymberli Speight: Website: https://kymberlispeight.com Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kymberlispeight Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KymberliSpeightSpeaks Twitter: https://twitter.com/kymberlispeight
     
    Book - I Need to Know You: How to Meet Ordinary, Extraordinary People, and Improve Your Life
     
    Thanks for tuning in to the show. If you love the show and this episode please like, review, share and help spread the word.
     
    Feel free to contact me by using the following links
     
    Email: info@odogwu.com
     
    Twitter: @chodogwu
     
    Instagram: @chodogwu
     
    Linkedin: linkedin.com/in/odogwu

    • 32 min
    How to Ask for More with Alex Carter

    How to Ask for More with Alex Carter

    Alexandra Carter is a Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Mediation Clinic at Columbia Law School, where she has spent over a decade helping thousands of people improve their negotiation skills. She is a world-renowned negotiation trainer for the United Nations, where she has taught dozens of negotiation workshops to hundreds of diplomats from more than eighty nations.
    Alex teaches us how to  get more value by asking the right questions of the person you’re negotiating with as opposed to arguing with them. She offers a simple yet powerful ten-question framework for successful negotiations where both sides emerge victoriously. 
    Resources
    Alexandra Carter
    Ask for More: 10 Questions to Negotiate Anything
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    Linkedin: linkedin.com/in/odogwu

    • 36 min
    Engineering Sales Success In Challenging Times With Matthew Hunt

    Engineering Sales Success In Challenging Times With Matthew Hunt

    Matthew Hunt is the founder of Automation Wolf and Summit Beast, a virtual summit agency. He built 3 profitable  B2B companies in the last 13 years on the back of smart marketing & sales. In his career as a sales and marketing expert, he’s helped hundreds of companies implement sophisticated marketing & sales strategies that have generated consistent leads and sales even in very challenging economic circumstances.
     
    Resources
     
    www.automationwolf.com
    www.summitbeast.com
     
    Thanks for tuning in to the show. If you love the show and this episode please like, review, share and help spread the word.
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    Twitter: @chodogwu
    Instagram: @chodogwu
    Linkedin: linkedin.com/in/odogwu
     
     
     

    • 1 hr 18 min

Customer Reviews

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40 Ratings

40 Ratings

Clarisse Gomez ,

Awesome Podcast!!!

Chi, host of The Bulletproof Entrepreneur podcast, highlights all good aspects and more in this can’t miss podcast! The host and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!

Julian Hayes II ,

Excellent takeaways

Chi’s podcast is first and foremost filled with a diverse array of guests who have interesting stories and insights to share from their unique journey. It’s refreshing to hear these unique stories because as any entrepreneur knows, each journey will have its ups and downs. Hearing how these various guests overcome their obstacles, grew their business, and designed a life on their specific terms will help any entrepreneur toward their journey of success.

TA Dean ,

Fantastic

Always brings to mind something I should be thinking about but haven’t focused on yet, and can always pry just the right info out of guests.

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