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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 Garret Orr is a serial entrepreneur, author, and business advisor. He is the founder of Generation Optics and AddeyPro, and has over 20 years experience in corporate partnering with organizations such as FranklinCovey, QCL Incubator, and major universities. Through these companies he has generated $400M+ in sales for his clients.

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.

Garret has degrees in psychology and business from Southern Utah University and the University of Phoenix. He has been awarded several awards in business and sales. He has spoken at conferences such as CXOC and MSEC. He and his lovely wife Laurel of 30 years have five children and are growing exponentially. He is a US Military Veteran.

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    • Business
    • 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 Garret Orr is a serial entrepreneur, author, and business advisor. He is the founder of Generation Optics and AddeyPro, and has over 20 years experience in corporate partnering with organizations such as FranklinCovey, QCL Incubator, and major universities. Through these companies he has generated $400M+ in sales for his clients.

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.

Garret has degrees in psychology and business from Southern Utah University and the University of Phoenix. He has been awarded several awards in business and sales. He has spoken at conferences such as CXOC and MSEC. He and his lovely wife Laurel of 30 years have five children and are growing exponentially. He is a US Military Veteran.

    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)
     


    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
     
    Audio production by Turnkey Podcast Productions. You're the expert. Your podcast will prove it. 

    • 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
     
    Audio production by Turnkey Podcast Productions. You're the expert. Your podcast will prove it. 

    • 13 min
    Bill Blokker: Achieve Beyond Expectations

    Bill Blokker: Achieve Beyond Expectations

    Dr. Bill Blokker is passionate about developing high achievers. Blokker created a leadership and change process. He then trained his 60 consultants in this process.  These consultants then implemented this process in the troubled schools and within three years, the schools were transformed into high achieving schools based on the results of state-wide testing results.  His book, Achieve Beyond Expectations is a no-nonsense, get real, wake-up call for those who want real change in their lives. You will learn there’s no quick fix for success. The achievers in this book overcame oppressive conditions by transforming their emotional, intellectual and physical performance. 
     


    Questions You'll Hear Today:
    What matters in life is not what happens, but YOUR REACTION to what happens. How you learn to control situations or your reaction to situations. How the 5 intangibles impact human performance How you eliminate self-imposed barriers to your success How expectations determine your reality Habits are hidden mind chains that control 45%-75% of all behavior What separates the extraordinary performer from the ordinary performer? You decide if emotions get in your way or lead your way.  How is it possible to control really strong emotions like anger, fear, grief?  


    Connect with Bill Blokker:
    Website: achievebeyondexpectations.com
    Email: bill@achievebeyondexpectations.com
    Facebook: facebook.com/AchieveWithBill
    Instagram: instagram.com/billblokker
     
    To get the book: www.achievebeyondexpectations.com
    Promo code: EMOTION pay shipping only
     


    BizWiz Links 
    Amazon #1 Best selling 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
     
    Audio production by Turnkey Podcast Productions. You're the expert. Your podcast will prove it. 

    • 20 min
    Adrian Koehler: Raising the Bar

    Adrian Koehler: Raising the Bar

    Today we are sitting down with Adrian Koehler, an entrepreneur, executive coach, and co-host of the podcast “Raising the Bar with Alli and Adrian.” Koehler is a leadership engagement expert and founder of the executive coaching firm, Take New Ground. He coaches executives and entrepreneurs in the art and science of leadership to help them create new, unprecedented results and experience fulfillment through their work.
     
     
    Questions You'll Hear Today:
     
    Can you give our community a little overview of your background and how you came to get involved in leadership coaching? How do you communicate the hard truths to a scared team?  And please tell us why this is so important! Why crisis is sometimes the best way for a business leader to see the cracks in their company, and how to move forward? Telltale signs? How to turn conflict into profit?  How to lead during this new normal? Can you please tell the community a little bit about your podcast?  
    Connect with Adrian Koehler:
     
    Podcast: podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/raising-the-bar-with-alli-and-adrian/id1405681694
    Twitter: twitter.com/rtb_podcast
    Facebook: facebook.com/raisingthebarpod
    Website: takenewground.com
    Instagram: instagram.com/raisingthebarpod/?hl=en
     
     
    BizWiz Links 
    Amazon #1 Best selling 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
     
    Audio production by Turnkey Podcast Productions. You're the expert. Your podcast will prove it. 

    • 40 min
    Roger Burnett: Standing Out with Social Good Promotions

    Roger Burnett: Standing Out with Social Good Promotions

    Welcome back Biz Wiz community, Today we are sitting down with Roger Burnett.  As co-founder of PromoCares and PromoKitchen, host of the popular So, You’re in Sales? podcast, executive producer of the PromoCares Radio podcast and co-author of the book Red Goldfish; Promo Edition, Roger offers a unique perspective on the many values of organizational alignment and the ways purpose capably serves as the 5th P of Marketing. He makes his living as founder of Social Good Promotions, a purpose-based marketing agency.
     
     
    Questions You'll Hear Today:
     
    How did you get into promotions?  I know you used to be a copier sales guy? Tell our community a little about your book, and why you decided to write it? What is the most effective piece of promo material? What do you think should be the #1 consideration for business owners who want to invest resources to succeed in this economy? How has COVID shifted how consumers and business view alignment? What conditions are driving that choice? Has COVID had an effect here?  How? What can a business expect to achieve if they were to adopt a strategy like this? Mentality is important ---- Why is purpose such a strong choice for alignment in your mind?  
    Connect with Roger Burnett:
     
    Twitter: @RogerBurnett & @GoodnessWarrior
    Facebook: Social Good Promotions
    Website: GOODnessWarrior.com & SocialGoodPromotions.com
    Email: Roger@SocialGoodPromotions.com
    Book: Red Goldfish Promo Edition: How Promotional Products Leverage Purpose to Increase Impact
    Show: So, You’re In Sales? & PromoCares Radio 
    LinkedIn: Roger Burnett & Social Good Promotions
    Instagram: @sogoodpromo
     
    Marketing with Purpose: How to Stand Out from the Competition Meeting Registration
     
     
    BizWiz Links 
    Amazon #1 Best selling 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
     
    Audio production by Turnkey Podcast Productions. You're the expert. Your podcast will prove it. 

    • 25 min

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