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The Equipped Podcast is your go-to resource for in-depth conversations with successful entrepreneurs and business leaders. Join us as we explore the realms of sales, marketing, leadership, and lead generation. Gain valuable insights from industry trailblazers who share their experiences and strategies, providing you with the tools to navigate the dynamic marketplace. Get ready to be inspired and informed on The Equipped Podcast. Hosted by Lane Taylor. Brought to you by Prospex and MintLeads. For more information, check https://goprospex.com/ and https://www.mintleads.io/

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The Equipped Podcast is your go-to resource for in-depth conversations with successful entrepreneurs and business leaders. Join us as we explore the realms of sales, marketing, leadership, and lead generation. Gain valuable insights from industry trailblazers who share their experiences and strategies, providing you with the tools to navigate the dynamic marketplace. Get ready to be inspired and informed on The Equipped Podcast. Hosted by Lane Taylor. Brought to you by Prospex and MintLeads. For more information, check https://goprospex.com/ and https://www.mintleads.io/

    Creating Emotional Connections: James Le Barrie's Approach to Business Success

    Creating Emotional Connections: James Le Barrie's Approach to Business Success

    Welcome to another riveting episode of Equipped Podcast, where we dive deep into the world of business and entrepreneurship. Today’s episode features a captivating conversation with James Le Barrie, the CEO and founder of Beyond Marketing LLC. Hosted by Lane Taylor and co-hosted by Le Barrie himself, this episode explores how attention to detail and customer experience can revolutionize an industry.

    From his early lessons in hospitality and skydiving to founding a marketing agency rooted in emotional connections and core values, James shares invaluable insights on leadership, workplace culture, and addressing customer pain points. James also opens up about his journey from burnout to building a drama-free, value-driven company.

    We'll also discuss the transformation inspired by Zappos and the importance of empathy in customer relationships. Plus, don't miss the rapid-fire segment where James reveals his favorite business book, Jesse Cole's "Find Your Yellow Tux," and how it can reshape your business strategy. Join us as we uncover how to create resonance and integrity in your business. Tune in, subscribe, and get ready to be equipped with the tools for success!

    • 43 min
    The Power of Personalized Marketing and Podcasting with Ford Saeks

    The Power of Personalized Marketing and Podcasting with Ford Saeks

    Welcome to another exciting episode of the "Equipped Podcast" with your host, Lane Taylor! In today's episode, we dive deep into the world of business growth, lead generation, and entrepreneurship with our illustrious guest, keynote speaker, and serial entrepreneur, Ford Saeks. From sharing valuable strategies like sending books to C-level executives as business calling cards, to leveraging personalized content for LinkedIn, Ford offers a treasure trove of insights for aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners.

    We'll explore Ford's fascinating journey from starting his first business at the age of 15 to achieving over a billion dollars in sales, and uncover the lessons he learned from both his triumphs and failures. You'll hear about his transformative moment in jail that set him on the path to adding value and solving problems in the business world, and his practical tips for staying ahead in 2024, like being a critical thinker and focusing on execution over perfection.

    Plus, Lane and Ford discuss the power of podcasting and books for building relationships and driving business growth, as well as the significance of understanding the pain points of your ideal clients. This episode is packed with actionable advice and inspiring stories that you won't want to miss!

    Stay tuned, and remember to give us a five-star rating on Apple and share this episode if you find it valuable. Get ready to be equipped for success!

    • 38 min
    From Corporate to Entrepreneurship: Business Strategies and Lessons on Creativity with Hannah Carver

    From Corporate to Entrepreneurship: Business Strategies and Lessons on Creativity with Hannah Carver

    Welcome back to the Equipped Podcast! In today's episode, we're thrilled to sit down with Hannah Carver, the innovative founder of Carver Creative.

    Join our hosts, Hannah Carver and Lane Taylor, as they dive into a multitude of engaging topics, from the surprising success of the Savannah Bananas rebranding to the importance of streamlined and fun onboarding processes.

    We'll explore Hannah's inspiring journey from her marketing degree at the University of Georgia to founding her own agency, and the entrepreneurial influences of her grandfathers. Discover how Hannah navigates the common challenges in business, from overcoming experience and gender hurdles to scaling her team effectively. Plus, learn how Carver Creative balances creativity and data-driven strategies to stand out in a saturated market.

    Whether you're a budding entrepreneur, a seasoned business owner, or simply intrigued by the behind-the-scenes of successful marketing strategies, this episode is packed with valuable advice and captivating stories. Don't miss it—available now on YouTube, Apple, and Spotify!

    • 41 min
    The Mindset and Strategies Behind Damion Lupo's $100 Million Business Ventures

    The Mindset and Strategies Behind Damion Lupo's $100 Million Business Ventures

    Welcome to the latest episode of the Equipped Podcast! Today, we have an incredible conversation lined up for you with none other than seasoned entrepreneur Damion Lupo.



    Joining our host Lane Taylor, Damion takes us on an entrepreneurial journey that started at age eleven and spans over 70 companies, numerous skydiving adventures, and writing twelve books. In this episode, you'll hear Damion's captivating stories—from getting expelled from college for starting a competing bookstore to raising over $100 million for an innovative manufacturing plant that aims to revolutionize the American housing industry.



    We'll explore what it means to be an entrepreneur, the relentless drive required, and the unavoidable roadblocks along the way. Damion also delves into his latest breakthrough project, FrameTek, which significantly reduces construction time and environmental impact with its cutting-edge technology. But it's not just business talk; Damion opens up about his personal struggles, the humility gained from failures, and the shift from seeking success to striving for significance. Prepare to be inspired by the importance of taking action, building trust, and serving others beyond yourself.

    Hit play, and let's dive into this transformative conversation with Damion Lupo on Equipped Podcast!

    • 50 min
    Unlocking Business Growth with Wayne Mullins: Secrets from the Founder of Ugly Mug Marketing

    Unlocking Business Growth with Wayne Mullins: Secrets from the Founder of Ugly Mug Marketing

    Welcome to the Equipped Podcast! In today's episode, we're diving into an insightful conversation with Wayne Mullins, the founder of Ugly Mug Marketing. Host Lane Taylor and Wayne tackle the highs and lows of leadership, exploring Wayne's journey from starting a lawn care business to launching a successful marketing agency known for its extraordinary results.



    Wayne opens up about personal sacrifices, the importance of family, and the significance of his 5 a.m. morning routine in achieving personal and professional growth.

    Join us as Wayne shares his experiences on navigating financial struggles, the difference between advice and opinion, and the importance of consistency in business success.



    Plus, learn how to follow Wayne's work on Instagram and discover valuable tips for your own entrepreneurial journey.

    Don't forget to leave us a five-star rating and share this episode with friends and colleagues who could benefit from Wayne's invaluable insights!

    • 38 min
    Freelancing Growth: Brittany Brewer on Building Success with FreeUp

    Freelancing Growth: Brittany Brewer on Building Success with FreeUp

    The freelance market experienced significant growth in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, as many people transitioned to remote work.

    In this episode of the Equipped Podcast, host Lane Taylor sits down with Brittany Brewer, Senior Account Executive at FreeUp, to explore the burgeoning world of freelancing. 

    Brittany reveals how the COVID-19 pandemic has catapulted the freelance market into significant growth, as more individuals embrace remote work. 

    With an insightful look into FreeUp’s unique approach to prioritizing quality over quantity, Brittany explains how their platform offers a personalized and supportive experience that sets them apart. 

    You’ll learn about real-life success stories from clients who have leveraged freelancers to streamline business processes and scale their operations. 

    Moreover, Brittany discusses the integration of AI in freelancing while emphasizing the indispensable human touch in ensuring high-quality content creation and marketing strategies. 

    Tune in to learn how you can harness the power of freelancers to propel your business forward.

    Connect with Brittany Brewer:

    -Website: https://freeup.net/ 

    Connect with Prospex: 

    -Website: https://goprospex.com/  

    Connect with Lane Taylor:

    -LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lane-taylor-31b7824b

    • 35 min

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