Entrepreneurs Over 40 features inspiring stories by Entrepreneurs talking about the businesses that they created and the Side Hustles that they launched. In it we cover their motivation, the tools and tactics that they used to develop their business as well as their best and worst of days.
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74: Shawn Moye and Entrepreneur Elevator Pitch
In this episode, Shawn Moye shares:
What has been happening with his invention, The E-Sports Trainer.
How his Entrepreneur Elevator pitch went.
Who the NFL player was that joined his advisory board.
His key takeaway from appearing on America's Big Deal.
How he prepared for his Entrepreneur Elevator pitch.
That pressure is a privilege.
What he was awarded from his appearance on Entrepreneur Elevator Pitch.
His plans for future inventions.
Brandon Marshall's number. (Not!)
His willingness to help other inventors.
73: Scott Milas Talks About Franchising
In this episode, Scott Milas shares:
How he loves helping people exploring the possibilities of franchising.
That he used to work at the White House in the Press Corps as a camera man.
That he learns best by hands on instruction.
When he worked at an Italian family's restaurant his nickname was Geno.
He also worked in Sales selling rolls of vinyl to the handbag industry.
That he got his first taste of franchising as the VP of Development for a burger concept.
That he offers his services as a franchise consultant at no cost to his clients and is only compensated by the brands that he represents.
How long the typical vetting process is for his clients from start to making a decision regarding a franchise.
That there are franchise opportunities for all levels of investment.
How he believes that there is no such thing as the perfect business.
How a franchise is similar to a marriage.
Some of the questions that you need to ask.
Potential red flags and more...
72: Jonathan Rosenfeld Talks About Setting Up His Law Firm
In this episode, Jonathan Rosenfeld shares:
The various types of cases that his law firm focuses on.
How his Father influenced his work ethic by serving as a model of hard work.
Whether or not he would have been considered a good employee.
How wanting do things his way led him to start his own firm.
Some of the daily rituals he observes which set him up for success.
How scheduled his day s typically are.
Whether or not he procrastinates.
That he focuses a good bit on SEO because it ultimately drives sales/leads/clients towards his firm.
How he defines success in business.
That he hates reading and how he compensates for it.
71: Edward Ayres of Inventor Process
In this episode, Edward Ayres shares:
The business that his father built and how he sold it at the right time.
What he did before getting involved in the Invention business and how his father helped him to get started,
How he initially imagined the stereotypical inventor.
How he and his wife split the labor in Inventor Process.
What Inventor Process can do and how it might benefit someone with an invention to bring to market.
When he advocates licensing and when he advocates for venturing ones invention.
How any why to validate your invention idea.
What is a fair royalty deal.
That a lot of inventors suffer from the 'Kevin Costner complex'.
Why it is important to secure the right to audit the company's books that you license your invention to.
The common mistakes that inventors make.
Some of Inventor Process's greatest hits.
What InventorMade.com is and how it can be of assistance to inventors.
70: Matthew Stibbe & Idea Capture
In this episode, Matthew Stibbe shares:
That he still enjoys doing the IT Projects in his company even though he could outsource it to someone else.
How his leadership and communication style has evolved from heroic individual leadership to a more professional, collegiate, management model.
He is not good with Finance and HR so those were among the first items he augmented with other people.
He comes from a long line of entrepreneurial stock.
What he wanted to be when he grew up.
How he got into game design with his first company, Intelligent Games.
That when he left Intelligent Games he vowed to never have another office or employee again. He is one for two on that one.
How he captures ideas and why he does that.
What he does with the ideas that he captures and when.
His thoughts on data loss in IT.
That while he never wants to own another gaming company, he wouldn't mind writing his own game for his personal enjoyment.
69: Julieanna Hever, The Plant Based Dietitian
In this episode, Julieanna Hever shares:
That early on it became obvious that a traditional 'real' job was not for her.
The well meaning but traumatic experience that inspired her to become plant based.
How her parents staged an intervention of sorts at a steak house to persuade her to eat meat again.
That working as a personal trainer inspired her to get her degree in Nutrition
How going plant based helped solve a myriad of health issues for her.
That not everything plant based is necessarily healthy anymore due to it being heavily processed.
Some vegetables benefit us more when cooked. When you cook a tomato the phytonutrients and carotenoids are more potent and you have more of an anti-cancer effect and more of a cardiovascular benefit than if it were raw .
That she always encourage people to go in there with a sense of wonder and curiosity and a positive attitude about what you can add to your diet. What can adjust that makes you feel better and works for your life.
How most people only need about 10 or so recipes that they love to make the switch to a plant based diet.
How she has been able to take more of her classes online as opposed to travelling due to the widespread adoption of remote tools during the pandemic.
How much her audience energizes her.
That she has a love/hate relationship with the whole book writing process.
It was such a pleasure being a guest on this podcast!! The conversation was easy flowing, like speaking with an old friend!! Great show, always adds value to the listeners
Great Concept For A New Show!
As we get older, we tend to look at "entrepreneurship" a little bit differently. Greg's show bring to light the struggles that we go through in business and life, and how a certain amount of maturity is beneficial. Great job, and good luck!