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The Biz Wiz podcast is a short interview-based show that shares the raw lessons of an entrepreneurial journey along with other seasoned entrepreneurs, business consultants, and coaches. Your host Alix Sandler, provides valuable insights to today's entrepreneurs as it relates to starting, growing and scaling a business. Marketing, sales, systems, operations, processes are all on the agenda. Get set for short format interviews brought to you in an entertaining, conversational and authentic way.


Be a BizWiz, by listening to BizWiz.

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    • 5.0 • 31 Ratings

The Biz Wiz podcast is a short interview-based show that shares the raw lessons of an entrepreneurial journey along with other seasoned entrepreneurs, business consultants, and coaches. Your host Alix Sandler, provides valuable insights to today's entrepreneurs as it relates to starting, growing and scaling a business. Marketing, sales, systems, operations, processes are all on the agenda. Get set for short format interviews brought to you in an entertaining, conversational and authentic way.


Be a BizWiz, by listening to BizWiz.

Produced by TurnkeyPodcast Productions.

    Failure Rules: Unleashing the Power of Failure for Entrepreneurs and Creatives - Andrew Thorp King

    Failure Rules: Unleashing the Power of Failure for Entrepreneurs and Creatives - Andrew Thorp King

    Andrew Thorp King is the author of FAILURE RULES!: The 5 Rules of Failure for Entrepreneurs, Creatives and Authentics.

    He is an executive fintech banker, spy novelist, speaker, punk rocker, podcaster, ex-bodybuilder, cigar lover, and serial entrepreneur. He founded two independent record labels—Thorp Records and Sailor’s Grave Records—and has invested in many spaces, including online lending, fitness, lead generation, and independent music.

    Andrew Thorp King is also a serial failure. He has crashed and burned through bankruptcy, divorce, mortgage default, public assistance, and multiple business failures. But, like a jack-in-the-box after a punch, he pops back up every time, rebuilding his life—informed by failure—with a big smile on his face.
     
     
    Questions You'll Hear Today:
     
    What is the origin story behind The 5 Rules of Failure? What are The 5 Rules of Failure and why are they important? How does spirituality inform your approach to business and entrepreneurialism?How should creatives prepare to metabolize and leverage failure?What is the influence of punk rock and heavy music to your story, the themes of FAILURE RULES!, and your psychology around failure and hard times?  What is the significance of cigar culture to your story, the themes of FAILURE RULES! and your overall approach to life, business, and art? How do you balance and harmonize disparate pursuits such as fintech banking, business psychology writing, running punk/hardcore record labels, being a spy novelist, etc?How does your experience as a bodybuilder inform your psychology around anticipating and overcoming failure? Who are some virtual mentors that have most influenced your life, your story, and The 5 Rules of Failure? What are your future plans for FAILURE RULES! and promoting the messages of the book? 
    Connect with Andrew Thorp King:
    Website: www.andrewthorpking.com 
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/andrewthorpking 
    Email: info@andrewthorpking.com 
    Instagram: https://instagram.com/andrewthorpking 
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLRJqrHRDoc0gh-kZuKo9rg 
     

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    • 20 min
    The Path to Personal Growth: Cultivating Authentic Connections with Jolié Higazi

    The Path to Personal Growth: Cultivating Authentic Connections with Jolié Higazi

    Jolié is a life and business coach with over a decade of experience. She’s great. Really great. Funny too. 
     
     
    Questions You'll Hear Today:
     
    Can you start by telling our listeners a bit about yourself and your journey into becoming a life coach? What inspired you to pursue this career?Life coaching is a term that's become quite popular recently, but it means different things to different people. How would you define life coaching, and what do you believe sets it apart from other forms of self-help or personal development?What are some common misconceptions about coaching that you often encounter, and how do you address them?Life coaches often work with clients to help them set and achieve their goals. Could you share some examples of the types of goals people typically seek your guidance for?Building a strong client-coach relationship is crucial in coaching. How do you establish trust and rapport with your clients, and what strategies do you use to maintain a positive coaching relationship?Personal growth can sometimes involve confronting and overcoming challenges. Can you share a challenging or memorable experience where you helped a client navigate a difficult situation and achieve personal growth?Many people struggle with work-life balance and burnout in today's fast-paced world. What advice do you have for our listeners on how to find a healthy balance between their personal and professional lives?Mindset is a significant aspect of personal development. How do you work with clients to shift their mindset and overcome limiting beliefs or negative thought patterns?What are some of the most effective tools and techniques you use as a coach to help clients make positive changes in their lives?Personal development can be a lifelong journey. How do you help your clients stay motivated and committed to their goals in the long term?Self-care is often emphasized in personal development. What are some self-care practices or rituals that you recommend to your clients to help them maintain their well-being?In your experience, what are some of the most rewarding transformations or success stories you've witnessed as a coach?Are there any books, resources, or practices that have had a significant impact on your own personal growth and coaching philosophy that you'd recommend to our audience?Life coaching can be an investment of both time and money. What advice do you have for listeners who may be considering working with a coach but are unsure if it's the right decision for them?Can you share any upcoming projects or initiatives you're working on, or any advice or final thoughts you'd like to leave our listeners with today? 
    Connect with Jolié Higazi:
    Sign up for Jolié’s Newsletter to Hear About Upcoming Events: https://www.joliehigazi.com/newsletter 

    Soulful Sundays FREE Virtual Meetup: https://www.joliehigazi.com/soulful-sundays 

    Join the waitlist for Jolié’s Small Business Owners Mastermind Group: https://www.joliehigazi.com/small-biz-owner-premium-membership 


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    • 23 min
    Welcome to BizWiz…New Host, Alix Sandler!

    Welcome to BizWiz…New Host, Alix Sandler!

    Today You Will: 
    Gain insights from Alix Sandler's background and experiences to inspire your own journey in media and entrepreneurship.Discover how Kennedy Krieger Children's Hospital and Research Center is making a positive impact on the lives of children, and how you can contribute to their mission.Explore how media and entrepreneurship can influence and shape a successful podcast that resonates with your audience and helps you achieve your goals.Learn about the importance of inclusivity in the LGBTQIA+ community and how you can create a more diverse and welcoming space in your own podcast.Uncover strategies for personal growth and overcoming challenges to help navigate the ups and downs of your entrepreneurial journey and build resilience along the way. 

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    • 3 min
    Introducing Garret Orr

    Introducing Garret Orr

    Garret Orr is a Serial Entrepreneur, Author, Podcaster and Business Advisor. As the Founder of Generation Optics and AddeyPro, and over 20 years in corporate partnering with organizations such as FranklinCovey, major Universities and helping entrepreneurial ventures like TurnKey Podcast and QCL Incubator. Through these companies he has generated $400M+ in sales for his clients. Garret is the new host of the Biz Wiz podcast and shares the raw lessons of his entrepreneurial journey along with other seasoned entrepreneurs, business consultants and coaches. Garret’s professional focus is to help entrepreneurs build their companies that enable freedom of time and financial profitability. He does that by being an active entrepreneur in the trenches and through training others on entrepreneurship, leadership, sales & marketing. I’ve seen Garret in action and me and the producers of Turnkey Podcast Productions hand picked Garret to fill the host role.  He and his wife Laurel of 30 years have five children. And Garret is a US Military Veteran.  Excited to have you take over Garret, welcome to BizWiz
     
     
    This is the introduction to your entire show and should answer these questions: 
    Who am I?  How did I get here? What have I done?  What will the show be about? What is the mission or goal of your podcast? (i.e., Main themes, topics, niche discussions)  Who is the show for? (i.e., Who is your target or ideal audience?)  Why should people listen? (i.e., What’s in it for them and what will they get out of it?)  What is the format for the show? (i.e., Will it contain regular or occasional interviews? Will it be just you speaking. Will you have a co-host?)  When will it publish? (i.e., once a week, twice a 

    • 15 min
    Mark M. Hanna: The Horse Listener

    Mark M. Hanna: The Horse Listener

    Mark M. Hanna grew up in Inglewood, California adjacent to Hollywood Park horse track. This is where his love of horses began and he pursued his passion to become an Arabian horse breeder and imported horses from Europe. His compassion and spiritual bond with horses led him to become “The Horse Listener.” Hanna shares his life story in The Horse Listener, an international best-selling book and the first book of an anticipated trilogy.
     
    Questions You'll Hear Today:
    Do you believe animals have spirits and communicate with humans? How do lessons taught in the book apply to human relationships? What are fundamental and proper ways to communicate with animals?  Tell the audience more about organically embraced themes of spirituality, destiny, hope, and redemption. Why did you write The Horse Listener? You mentioned your goal is to bring horses and man back together again. How do you do that?  
    Connect with Mark Hanna:
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheHorseListener/ 
    Website: https://markmhanna.com/
    Book: https://www.amazon.com/Horse-Listener-Inspired-True-Events/dp/1946978701/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=The+Horse+Listener%2C&qid=1621881895&s=books&sr=1-1
     
    BizWiz Links 
    Amazon #1 Best selling book Nice Guys Finish First.
    Doug's Business Building Bootcamp (10 Module Course)
     
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    • 15 min
    Bruce Glenn: Flipping, not Flopping

    Bruce Glenn: Flipping, not Flopping

    Bruce Glenn is a real estate appraiser, who has successfully been flipping houses part-time for over
    30 years. During this time he has flipped over 150 homes. His company name is Flippin Bruce and he teaches classes on flipping houses and launched "Flippin Bruce," a membership website that brings his knowledge to the national market.  Glenn is also the author of First Flip: 30 Years of Secrets So Your First Flip Isn't a Flop.
     
     
    Questions You'll Hear Today:
    How to find your first flip, and things to consider when looking at properties Flipping houses is a numbers game - use a simple formula that will let you know if a property is a real deal Finding money for your flips What renovations give you the most bang for your buck and what improvements are not worth it Should you stage and/or do open houses? You got your first offer. Now what?  
    Connect with Bruce Glenn:
    Website: www.flippinbruce.com
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FlippinBruce2 
    Email: bruce@flippinbruce.com
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bruce-glenn-0aa56116/
     
     
    BizWiz Links 
    Amazon #1 Bestselling book Nice Guys Finish First.
    Doug's Business Building Bootcamp (10 Module Course)
     
    Partner Links:
    Amazon.com: Click before buying anything. Help support the podcast.
    Interview Valet:  Get interviewed on top podcasts and share your message.
    Acuity Scheduling: Stop wasting time going back and forth scheduling appointments
     
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    • 13 min

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