20 episodes

Welcome to “Fingerprints on Success,” the podcast that highlights the distinctive imprints left by influential business leaders, mentors, and thriving entrepreneurs.

Your host is none other than Bill Barrett, an award-winning corporate and business law attorney, and the CEO of Mandelbaum Barrett PC. Join us every week as we explore the captivating stories and insights of a diverse array of serial entrepreneurs, seasoned professionals, inspiring leaders, and accomplished coaches.

Together, we'll uncover the hidden secrets and strategies that have propelled our guests to success in both their professional and personal lives.

At Mandelbaum Barrett PC, Bill and his team have been providing comprehensive legal services to businesses and individuals across the country. Now, they are excited to bring that same level of knowledge and experience to these podcast discussions.

Get ready to be inspired, informed, and motivated. It's time to dive into the stories that have shaped success. Without further ado, let's get to the show!"
Learn more: https://www.mblawfirm.com/

Fingerprints On Success Bill Barrett

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    • 5.0 • 85 Ratings

Welcome to “Fingerprints on Success,” the podcast that highlights the distinctive imprints left by influential business leaders, mentors, and thriving entrepreneurs.

Your host is none other than Bill Barrett, an award-winning corporate and business law attorney, and the CEO of Mandelbaum Barrett PC. Join us every week as we explore the captivating stories and insights of a diverse array of serial entrepreneurs, seasoned professionals, inspiring leaders, and accomplished coaches.

Together, we'll uncover the hidden secrets and strategies that have propelled our guests to success in both their professional and personal lives.

At Mandelbaum Barrett PC, Bill and his team have been providing comprehensive legal services to businesses and individuals across the country. Now, they are excited to bring that same level of knowledge and experience to these podcast discussions.

Get ready to be inspired, informed, and motivated. It's time to dive into the stories that have shaped success. Without further ado, let's get to the show!"
Learn more: https://www.mblawfirm.com/

    19 | Joe Giovannoli | The Secrets to Thriving in Law Firm Marketing

    19 | Joe Giovannoli | The Secrets to Thriving in Law Firm Marketing

    Ever wondered what it takes to transform a startup into a thriving business? Join me as I sit down with Joe Giovannoli, founder of 9Sail, a marketing powerhouse for law firms and healthcare companies. Joe’s story is one of passion, perseverance, and pivoting in the face of challenges.
    In this episode, Joe shares his journey from launching a social media marketing agency in college to building a specialized firm that excels in SEO and online lead generation. We'll dive into the key decisions that fueled Nine Sale's growth and the lessons Joe learned along the way.
    How did Joe navigate the early struggles of entrepreneurship? What advice from his father became a cornerstone of his business philosophy? And why did he decide to focus exclusively on the legal and healthcare markets?
    Tune in to discover the strategies that set 9Sail apart, the importance of hiring the right team, and how Joe’s innovative approach to SEO can help any business succeed. Enjoy!
    What You Will Learn In This Episode:
    The importance of niche specialization for business growthHow to navigate early-stage entrepreneurial challengesThe role of mentorship and family influence in business decisionsEffective strategies for SEO and online marketingThe significance of building a strong team cultureInsights into adapting business strategies during market changesThe value of focused and data-driven marketing effortsTips for maintaining client relationships and ensuring ROIAnd much more…
    Resources:
    Joe’s LinkedIn
    9sail.com 
    Built to Sell: Creating a Business That Can Thrive Without You 

    • 59 min
    18 | Amber Vilhauer | Finding Alignment in Business and Personal Growth

    18 | Amber Vilhauer | Finding Alignment in Business and Personal Growth

    Are you ready to be inspired by a story of resilience, transformation, and entrepreneurial success? In this episode of Fingerprints on Success, I sit down with Amber Vilhauer, a dynamic books and business strategist, bestselling author, and founder of NGNG Enterprises. Amber's journey from a challenging childhood to becoming a leading entrepreneur is nothing short of extraordinary.
    We explore the pivotal moments that defined Amber's path, including a life-altering incident in her teenage years. Her story is a powerful reminder of the strength within all of us to overcome adversity and create meaningful change. Amber shares her early struggles, her breakthrough with Cutco, and how she built a successful business from the ground up.
    Amber delves into the core values that have driven her achievements and offers practical advice for fellow entrepreneurs. Discover how to navigate the complexities of online business and how to leverage books as a tool to significantly boost your business and personal brand. 
    Join us for this engaging conversation and gain insights from Amber's unique experiences that can help you on your entrepreneurial journey. Listen now and enjoy!



    What You Will Learn On This Show:
    The power of resilience and how Amber turned a traumatic experience into a driving force for her successFinding your why and understanding how core motivations can propel your business forwardThe importance of setting and adhering to non-negotiables for sustainable growthEffective strategies for building a strong online presenceAmber's approach to human connection in marketing and making clients feel valuedAnd much more…

    Resources
    Ambervilhauer.com
    Amber’s Instagram
    Amber’s Facebook
    Amber’s Youtube Channel 
    Infinite Impact: The Entrepreneur's Strategic Guide to Books & Business Success
    The Long Forest Trail 
    Connect with Amber
    Connect with Bill

    • 44 min
    17 | Dr. Yooson Kim | How To Build A Thriving Dental Practice

    17 | Dr. Yooson Kim | How To Build A Thriving Dental Practice

    Ever wonder what it takes to transform a small dental practice into a thriving success? In today's episode of Fingerprints on Success, we delve into the extraordinary story of Dr. Yooson Kim, an immigrant who turned her dreams into reality by building a dental empire from scratch.
    Dr. Kim is a renowned dentist and entrepreneur who has built nine successful dental practices and a med spa. Starting her journey in the United States as a teenager, she overcame numerous challenges to become a leader in her field. 
    In this episode, she discusses the initial obstacles she overcame and the innovative strategies she implemented to build a reputable and flourishing practice. She sheds light on the transformative impact of technology in dentistry and talks about how she balances her professional ambitions with personal commitments.
    Don't miss this inspiring conversation filled with insights on entrepreneurship, patient care, and the evolving world of dentistry. Tune in to hear Dr. Kim's story and learn from her experiences.


    In This Episode You'll Learn:

    Dr. Kim's dental innovation and entrepreneurial journey

    Entrepreneurship in dentistry, building relationships, and constant learning

    Maintaining a balance between personal life and professional responsibilities

    Communication skills, mindset, and resilience in professional settings

    Mentorship, leading by example, and paying it forward

    AI's impact on dentistry and healthcare: potential benefits and drawbacks

    And so much more...

    Resources:
    Family Dentistry
    Get connected with Dr. Yooson
    Get connected with Bill

    • 58 min
    16 | Chris Czarnik | Unlocking Talent - The Power of Continuous Learning and Growth

    16 | Chris Czarnik | Unlocking Talent - The Power of Continuous Learning and Growth

    In today's episode of Fingerprints on Success, Bill is joined by Chris Czarnik, a renowned speaker and consultant, and the author of 'Winning the War on Talent.' They discuss the critical importance of employee retention in today's workforce. Chris shares insights backed by data, highlighting a significant shortage of workers in the market and the increasing tendency for employees, particularly millennials and Gen Z, to leave jobs when they stop learning and growing. He emphasizes the need for companies to shift focus from just recruiting to also developing and retaining talent, especially given the current competitive job market.
    Chris introduces the concept of the Subject Matter Expert Development Model, a strategy for employee growth and retention that empowers individuals to identify and solve company problems using online resources and learning platforms. He stresses that providing opportunities for growth and development is crucial for retaining employees, particularly younger generations who prioritize learning and freedom almost as much as monetary compensation. Chris encourages companies to recognize the potential in their employees and invest in their continuous development to foster loyalty and long-term commitment.
    Bill and Chris discuss the profound impact of mentors and teachers in their lives, highlighting the importance of gratitude and paying it forward. Chris shares his passion for helping individuals find the right job fit and achieve personal growth, underscoring the fulfillment he finds in positively impacting thousands of lives and company destinies. The episode concludes with Chris expressing gratitude for the opportunity to share his work and beliefs, emphasizing his mission to teach organizations how to fix their talent issues permanently.
    Enjoy!
    In This Episode You'll Learn:
    Why the current workforce is facing a shortage of workers, with 8 million fewer people available for jobs in the next decade.

    How Millennials and Gen Z employees prioritize learning and growth, often leaving jobs when they feel stagnant.

    How the Subject Matter Expert Development Model empowers employees to solve company problems using online resources, fostering growth and retention.

    Why companies need to focus on developing and retaining talent, not just recruiting.

    The importance of providing opportunities for growth and development when retaining employees, especially younger generations.

    The concept that employees are not in the job they want but in the job they could get, and the need for companies to recognize talent and invest in development.

    And much more...

    Resources:
    Chris' website
    Winning the War for Talent Book

    • 41 min
    15 | Ty Aldinger | Legacy Builders: Cultivating Meaningful Connections

    15 | Ty Aldinger | Legacy Builders: Cultivating Meaningful Connections

    In today's episode of Fingerprints on Success, Bill is joined by Ty Aldinger, a seasoned leader with a rich background in military service, corporate leadership, and consultancy. Ty shares insightful anecdotes and wisdom garnered over his 50-year career, emphasizing the importance of mentorship, hard work, and the human connection in leadership. He highlights the need to see the unique value in every individual, regardless of age or generation, suggesting that effective leadership transcends generational differences. Ty's personal mission to live a life of significance and lead others to do the same underscores his belief in the profound impact of mentorship and coaching.
    Throughout the conversation, Ty emphasizes the value of hard work and dedication, debunking the notion that successful leaders only work smarter, not harder. He emphasizes the role of spouses, family members, and colleagues in supporting and contributing to one's success, emphasizing the importance of acknowledging and appreciating their contributions. Ty's personal experiences, including missing key moments in his daughter's life due to military service, underscore the sacrifices and challenges that come with leadership, further emphasizing the need for a strong support network.
    Ty's story and insights serve as a powerful reminder of the enduring principles of leadership: mentorship, hard work, and the human connection. His dedication to living a life of significance and leading others to do the same exemplifies the transformative impact of leadership rooted in empathy, respect, and a genuine desire to uplift others. As leaders navigate the complexities of today's world, Ty's words resonate as a beacon of inspiration and guidance on the path to making a meaningful difference in the lives of others.
    Enjoy!

    In This Episode You'll Learn:

    Why leaders need to see the unique value in every individual, suggesting that effective leadership is about empowering others to see their own worth.

    The misconception about Generation Z's work ethic and values, and why effective leadership principles apply universally, regardless of age.

    Why the notion that successful leaders work smarter and harder should be reconsidered.

    The role of spouses, family, and colleagues in supporting and contributing to one's success, and the importance of acknowledging and appreciating their contributions.

    The concept of leaving a legacy in others, not for others, and the importance of mentorship in guiding individuals to lead lives of significance.

    The importance of inspiring others rather than just instructing them, and why effective leadership is about creating trust and inspiration.

    And much more...

    Resources:
    Connect with Ty
    Connect with Bill

    • 58 min
    14 | Sandee Markwith | Visionary Approach to Architecture and Design

    14 | Sandee Markwith | Visionary Approach to Architecture and Design

    In today's episode of Fingerprints on Success, Bill Barrett has an insightful conversation with Sandee Markwith, the visionary founder of Studio 1200, a premier architecture and interior design firm based in Short Hills, New Jersey. Recognized as one of the top 50 Women in Business by NJBIZ and a two-time top real estate influencer by ROI and J, Sandee's innovative approach has propelled Studio 1200 to the forefront of the industry.
    During the episode, Sandee will share her remarkable path from childhood passion for design to leading a renowned design firm. Listeners will learn about her early influences, including mentorship and pivotal career decisions that led to founding Studio 1200.
    She will also discuss the challenges and triumphs of entrepreneurship, highlighting her organic growth from freelancing to establishing a thriving firm. Sandee's journey underscores the importance of mentorship, resilience, and adaptability in the competitive world of commercial real estate and design.
    Bill and Sandee discuss the evolving landscape of architecture, touching on topics such as the impact of AI on design processes and the shift towards experiential workplace strategies.

    Listeners will find out how Sandee's commitment to diversity in project scope has been a key factor in Studio 1200's success, navigating challenges like the 2008 recession and fostering a culture of innovation and mentorship.

     Listen now and enjoy!


    What You’ll Learn in this Show:

    The pivotal role of mentorship in Sandee's career and how it shaped her entrepreneurial journey

    How Sandee navigated challenges like the 2008 recession and diversified her firm's project portfolio

    Insights into the future of architecture and design, including the impact of AI and evolving workplace strategies

    Studio 1200's commitment to community involvement and giving back through partnerships and charitable work

    Sandee's guiding principles for success and her passion for nurturing talent within her firm

    And so much more...


    Resources:
    Studio1200
    Get connected with Sandee
    Get connected with Bill

    • 43 min

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