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Getting to the bottom of why entrepreneurs choose to do what they do, how they do it, and how they view and approach profitability.

How do people end up becoming an Entrepreneur? How do they scale and grow their businesses? How do they plan for profit? Are they in it for life or are they building to exit? These and a myriad of other topics will be discussed to pull back the veil on the wizardry of successful and fascinating entrepreneurs. Listen to this podcast if you want to learn how to scale and grow your business, build a team, and increase your bottom line.

Fascinating Entrepreneurs Natasha Miller

    • Business
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Getting to the bottom of why entrepreneurs choose to do what they do, how they do it, and how they view and approach profitability.

How do people end up becoming an Entrepreneur? How do they scale and grow their businesses? How do they plan for profit? Are they in it for life or are they building to exit? These and a myriad of other topics will be discussed to pull back the veil on the wizardry of successful and fascinating entrepreneurs. Listen to this podcast if you want to learn how to scale and grow your business, build a team, and increase your bottom line.

    How to Build A Family Business Succession Plan with Stephen Shortt Ep. 82

    How to Build A Family Business Succession Plan with Stephen Shortt Ep. 82

    Stephen is the Managing Director of ETC Consult and Distributed Training. Stephen is involved in different industries including leadership development and psychometric selection as well as international education and training; inward tourism in Ireland and more recently online and blended learning.
    Stephen has delivered seminars and workshops; moderated panel discussions and acted as the MC for a range of international events on the topics of entrepreneurship; international communication; leadership; social media marketing; audio visual marketing and more.
    Stephen has worked with individuals and teams around the world with their strategy planning and goal setting to help them to get a clear vision of where the want to be and how to get there.
    Stephen spent many years fine tuning his own "why" or core purpose to help him get more clarity around what he wants to do with his life and it boils down to two words - Aspire and Flourish (https://stephenshortt.com/aspire-and-flourish/ (www.aspireandflourish.com)) where Stephen wants to help individuals and teams Aspire to a better future and Flourish through training, education and coaching.
    Stephen is honoured to act on a number of advisory boards; as a coach for accelerator companies scaling up their businesses; as an angel investor and as a mentor to emerging entrepreneurs in Ireland and internationally.
    Stephen is the former global chair of the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards which supports student entrepreneurs around the world and served on the global committee for the Entrepreneurs Organization Accelerator Programme.
    Stephen and his Spanish wife have two bilingual daughters and try to spend as much holiday time in Spain as possible.
    Where to find Stephen Shortt
    Website: https://successfulsuccession.com/ (successfulsuccession.com)
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/stephenshortt/ (Stephen Shortt)

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    • 30 min
    How Ivan Estrada Chased His Dreams and Became A Top Real Estate Agent Ep. 81

    How Ivan Estrada Chased His Dreams and Became A Top Real Estate Agent Ep. 81

    Ivan Estrada is an inspirational business leader and top-ranked real estate entrepreneur. Estrada is a top producer at the Beverly Hills office of Douglas Elliman. He is a highly sought-after public speaker on marketing, personal development, real estate, and personal branding by organizations such as Inman, California
    Association of Realtors, and The Real Deal. Estrada produces a large portfolio of video content, including the popular YouTube series, The Real Estate Minute. He has been featured on NBC’s Open House, HGTV’s House Hunters and Bravo’s Million Dollar Listing, as well as in the Los Angeles Times, Forbes, Hollywood Reporter, and Dwell Magazine. He was also named “Top 30 Under 30′′ in real estate with Newsweek. Estrada is also part of a selected cohort of top entrepreneurs for the Stanford Latino Entrepreneurship Initiative. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and Accounting from the
    University of Southern California and is a Certified Public Accountant. He is currently a member of the Advisory Council at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles and was a former president of the Los Angeles LGBT Chamber of Commerce.
    Additionally, Estrada lends his expertise as a mentor with universities and various community organizations such as the Social Justice Learning Institute and Youth Business Alliance.
    Where to find Willow Hill
    Website: https://www.ivanestrada.com (https://www.ivanestrada.com)
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ivanestradaproperties/ (@ivanestradaproperties)
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IvanEstradaRE (Ivan Estrada Properties)
    Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/ivanestradaproperties (Ivan Estrada Properties)
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ivanestradaproperties/ (Ivan Estrada Properties)

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    • 31 min
    Building Purpose-Driven Brands that Shape Culture with Willow Hill Ep. 80

    Building Purpose-Driven Brands that Shape Culture with Willow Hill Ep. 80

    Willow Hill is an entrepreneur and award-winning creative director at the helm of building the purpose-driven brands of tomorrow. As the Co-founder and Chief Creative Officer of Scout Lab, her clients include Wix.com, Adidas, Venmo, and scaling start-ups such as Ritual, Maple, Wilde, and more. Prior to Scout Lab, she built and launched Airbnb's global brand, introducing the Airbnb re-brand to the world via major global campaigns. Drove adoption of the Airbnb brand into hyper-growth in the US, Europe, and Asia-Pacific. She is also a creative advisor as well as an LP at the Airbnb Angels fund.
    As a passionate creative leader, Willow speaks on building brands designed for the next generation. Speaking topics include: Building environmentally sustainable brands, Designing for Gen Z and Beyond, An indigenous approach to creativity and more. Her work has been featured in Forbes, The Disney Channel, Ad Week, Nylon, Rolling Stone and more.
    Where to find Willow Hill
    Website: https://www.scoutlab.com/ (https://www.scoutlab.com/)
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bywillowhill/ (@bywillowhill)
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/byWillowHill (@byWillowHill)
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/willowh/ (Willow Hill)

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    • 27 min
    Drink Innovation: How to Create a Winning Product with Billy Bosch Ep. 79

    Drink Innovation: How to Create a Winning Product with Billy Bosch Ep. 79

    Billy Bosch, as CEO of ICONIC, translates his vision for the “perfect snack and meal solutions” into reality, leading his team in product testing and design. He oversees retail distribution, currently over 8,000 locations. He has closed more than $10 million in capital to finance the business.
    Where to find Billy Bosch
    Website: https://www.drinkiconic.com/ (www.drinkiconic.com)
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/iconiclife/ (@iconiclife)
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/billy.bosch.3 (Billy Bosch)
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/billybosch/ (Billy Bosch)

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    • 25 min
    On the Frontlines of America’s Opioid Epidemic: Dr. Arun Gupta’s Breakthrough Solutions Ep. 78

    On the Frontlines of America’s Opioid Epidemic: Dr. Arun Gupta’s Breakthrough Solutions Ep. 78

    Dr. Arun Gupta is a solo primary care physician for 35 years, and an addiction doctor for the past 16 years. Dr. Gupta is the author of the highly acclaimed new book, The Preventable Epidemic: A Frontline Doctor’s Experience and Recommendations to Resolve America’s Opioid Crisis is the best seller, on WSJ and USA today Amazon #1, BandN number 1. Over the years of treating addiction patients, he has seen firsthand the devastation and heartbreak caused to their families and has a passion for stopping the Opioid Crisis that is claiming so many lives in our country. He started a tax-exempt Foundation RAOE (Resolve America's opioid epidemic) has a 501(c )3 status. He is trying to educate the policymakers, the media and public and eventually provide communities that need help. He could be reached by RAOEfoundation.org or Thepreventableepidemicbook.com
    He is an American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) certified Addiction Provider and Certified Medical Review Officer. He enjoys teaching and is a highly sought-out speaker. He is invited to speak at the Rotary International annual meeting in Houston Texas on June 6th, 2022.
    Where to find Dr. Arun Gupta
    Website: http://thepreventableepidemicbook.com/ (thepreventableepidemicbook.com)
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/drArunGupta18 (@DrArunGupta18)
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drguptaauthor/ (@drguptaauthor)
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ArunGuptaMD (Dr. Arun Gupta)
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/arun-gupta-7284a69b/ (Arun Gupta)

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    • 28 min
    How Gesche Haas Built the Next Wave of Women in Business Ep. 77

    How Gesche Haas Built the Next Wave of Women in Business Ep. 77

    Gesche Haas is an entrepreneur, investor, mentor, and advisor who is the CEO and Founder of Dreamers and Doers, an award-winning community and agile PR team amplifying extraordinary entrepreneurial women. Dreamers and Doers has built a thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem of over 34,000 women globally.
    Gesche's views on the tech space and beyond have been featured on Bloomberg TV, CNNMoney, The New York Times, Huffington Post, Business Insider, Forbes, Fortune Magazine, Refinery29, Broadly/Vice, and other major media outlets, as well as at the United Nations, where she spoke during the sixtieth session of the Commission on the Status of Women. She is a regular content contributor to Nasdaq, Brit + Co, and 500 Startups.
    Gesche was also awarded 'Forbes Next 1000', 'VOTY 100 Community Builder' by BlogHer, 'Empowered Woman of the Year' by WWD/Variety/Ciroc, 'The Buildies Profitability Award' by Calm Company Fund, 'Best Remote CEO' by RemoteRated, 'New York Talent Cultivators' by Techweek, and 'Best of Tech' on Twitter by CB Insights.
    Gesche is currently a Venture Partner at Republic supporting diverse founders seeking funding.
    Prior to founding Dreamers and Doers, Gesche held senior positions at several venture-backed startups in roles covering growth, strategy, finance, operations and business development. She also spent five years as an investor at a healthcare-focused hedge fund (~$3bn AUM, SAC spin-off).
    Where to find Gesche Haas
    Website: https://www.dreamersdoers.com/ (www.dreamersdoers.com)
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/geschehaas (@geschehaas)
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/geschehaas/ (@geschehaas)
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/geschehaas (Gesche Haas)
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gesche/ (Gesche Haas)

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    This episode is sponsored by http://www.entireproductions.com/ (Entire Productions)- Creating events (both in-person and virtual) that don't suck! and http://www.entireproductionsmarketing.com/ (Entire Productions Marketing)- carefully curated premium gifting and branded promo items.
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    • 30 min

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