Freedom only happens when you are driven by purpose. As one of my friends Joe Polish says: “… if you want a breakthrough, you’ve got to break something…”
The Growth to Freedom™ Show helps you transform your life in business and in relationships. It’s a fresh mix of strategy, resources, and entertainment that guides you to create the personal and business breakthroughs you need. Your success and freedom will only grow to the extent you do, and the The Growth to Freedom™ Show will help you find clarity, confidence, and direction.
Two weeks after my son was born in 2007, I found myself in a hospital for four days with a serious heart problem. The fact is, I had let my health go to the extent that my body gave out. It was a major wakeup call. That experience opened a new door of awareness for me. I came to realize that if I wanted something different, I needed to do something different. If I wanted something better, I needed to do it better. We’re living at one of the most exciting times in history and I believe you can have freedom on your terms. You can have it all, if you’re willing to take the necessary steps. It’s not easy. I’ve certainly made my share of mistakes and I want to help you avoid those on your own journey. This show was born as part of my process and was inspired by Joe Polish, Genius Network, and many mentors I’m also fortunate to call friends. It doesn’t matter what your background is or where you’ve been: It only matters that you want to grow.Whatever your definition of success, I will challenge, guide, and connect you to some of the best leaders and experts in the world today. Now is your time - you deserve it! The catalyst for greatness is inside of you, and it starts now with Growth to Freedom!
Insights and strategy from experts like - T Harv Eker, Craig Ballantyne, Dan Sullivan, Strategic Coach, Genius Network Joe Polish, and more
The Coaching Academy To Help Teenagers | Lenita Abouchabake | 393
Lenita Abouchabake is the Managing Director of Teen Coach Academy, which offers training for educators, counselors, coaches, and speakers to empower and transform teens' lives. As a thought leader, coach, speaker, and former teacher, she is one of the leading voices in the teen education market. Lenita focuses on building influential teen coaches to strengthen support in schools, homes, and communities.
In this episode… With social media negatively influencing teens’ lives, these young individuals experience higher rates of anxiety, depression, and conflicting social isolation. Accordingly, teen coaching has become a profitable niche market as more parents seek help for their children. How can you build a reliable and scalable business to transform young lives?
Historically, experts maintained teen coaching was an underperforming market and struggled to obtain parental buy-in. With a passion for impacting teens long-term, former educator Lenita Abouchabake built and expanded her coaching business from a supplementary income source to a six-figure career. Penetrating this market requires developing and adhering to a scalable business model and committing to the extended journey. When gaining initial traction, Lenita recommends sharing your business venture with your family and friends and conveying your mission to parents and others involved in teens’ lives.
In this episode of Growth to Freedom, Dan Kuschell chats with Lenita Abouchabake, the Managing Director of Teen Coach Academy, about growing a teen coaching business. Lenita discusses learning from common coaching mistakes, how she navigates the highs and lows of business success, and her ideal coaching clients.
Get 5:1 ROI With Your Events, Webinars, and Challenges | 392
Dan Kuschell is a husband, dad, serial entrepreneur, and angel investor. He runs Breakthrough3X, a company that gives you instant access to a Fractional CMO Team. Breakthrough3X helps founders and CEOs grow their businesses 3 to 10x and generate more clients daily with a simple system that gets them free from the day-to-day. Dan has owned 12 companies since 1992, building multiple businesses with revenues exceeding eight figures before selling. He is also the host of the Growth to Freedom podcast, where he interviews industry leaders and experts in a variety of fields.
In this episode… When hosting educational events like webinars or workshops, some leaders commoditize them by overselling products or services. This, combined with an ineffective structure, leads to high-effort events with sparse results. How can you facilitate engagement, value, and participation to generate ROI-producing events?
Serial entrepreneur and business advisor Dan Kuschell has developed a proprietary model involving hosting a series of events with follow-ups to build incremental value. Following the initial event, create follow-up offers with targeted messaging to increase engagement. Over the next few days, replay highlights of the event emphasizing unique client stories associated with your offer. You should also underscore excerpts from the event that answer frequently asked questions. Each stage of the process should include emails communicating your principal offer to foster authentic urgency.
In today’s Growth to Freedom episode, Dan Kuschell returns to discuss maximizing your value proposition during virtual events. He shares case studies on paid event models, the mistakes leaders make when hosting educational events, and how to accelerate ROI for paid events.
Meet AdSkills’ CEO: How a Former Attorney Uses Data To Drive Results | Liana Ling | Episode 391
Liana Ling is the CEO of AdSkills, an e-learning company offering advertising classes to professionals. She is also the President of Power Up Strategy, which provides business coaching for entrepreneurs. As a seasoned digital marketing expert, Liana has over a decade of experience in the info product and coaching industries. Recognized as one of the top Facebook ad buyers worldwide, she drives results for clients by optimizing their advertising strategies and delivering ROI. With a background in law, Liana has become the go-to advisor for businesses.
In this episode… As digital advertising evolves seemingly by the hour, marketers and business owners must evaluate copious platforms, software, and strategies. This leads to overanalysis and inaction, consuming valuable time as these professionals become preoccupied with the latest technology. Which advertising strategies should you leverage to streamline your approach?
After uncovering her strengths, leading digital advertising authority and former attorney Liana Ling acquired complementary partners and resources to enhance her performance. If you’re engaging in repetitive tasks or overutilizing ad technology, Liana recommends prioritizing revenue-generating tasks and scheduling time to automate and delegate the remainder. Executing multiple advertising approaches simultaneously without a sound strategy is ineffective. Instead, test strategies separately, analyze KPIs and performance data, and optimize them to scale.
Join Dan Kuschell in this episode of Growth to Freedom as he hosts Liana Ling, the CEO of AdSkills, who shares how to simplify digital advertising strategies. Liana explains how to adapt to the changes in digital advertising, her personal and professional growth journey, and tips for gaining visibility using paid media.
Get the Step-By-Step Plan To Get Funding & Capital for Your Business | Greg Downey | 390
Greg Downey is the Managing Director of Purim Ventures, a strategic management and venture studio working alongside C-suite executives, physicians, and entrepreneurs. With over 25 years of executive leadership experience, he helps startup, growth, and public companies increase sales and market dominance.
Greg accomplishes this by creating capital formation, launching innovative products, and developing strategic partnerships and initiatives that drive revenue and shareholder value. His efforts have generated over $100 million in sales and contributed to two exits, one acquisition, and an IPO.
In this episode… When it comes to securing funding for startups, many entrepreneurs rely on the antiquated method of developing a business plan and presenting it to venture capitalists. Yet many investors don’t read business proposals, and most early-stage companies don’t qualify for VC funding. So how can you pitch your startup to investors to kickstart growth?
As a business growth strategist and mentor, Greg Downey has developed a proprietary process for boosting company valuation and accessing equity and partnerships. An investor’s role is to minimize risk and maximize ROI, so you must understand your value. This entails identifying your business’ strengths and weaknesses to partner with investors who can complement and offset them. When positioning your company in front of potential investors, establish and resolve operational and financial flaws to increase appeal. It’s also critical to recognize the ideal qualities of a partnership to position your business effectively.
In today’s Growth to Freedom episode, Dan Kuschell hosts Greg Downey, the Managing Director of Purim Ventures, who talks about pitching your business idea to investors for capital. Greg discusses the common mistakes of generating funding, the importance of analyzing investment trends, and how to boost company valuation.
Grow Your Business by Creating a Wow Experience With Fulfillment & Drop Shipping | Joe Foley | 389
Joe Foley is the Founder, President, and Client Experience Officer at Disk.com, a company providing manufacturing, fulfillment, and shipping services for e-commerce and Shopify business owners. With over 39 years in business, Disk.com ships approximately 10,000 packages a week. Joe has worked with prolific authors, speakers, and leaders focused on creating a global impact. Before Disk.com, he was the VP of Sales at Print Technology.
In this episode… As today’s sales environment becomes increasingly demanding, companies must have swift fulfillment and delivery capabilities to meet client needs and scale. How can you implement a strategic and reliable shipping system to retain clients and maximize sales?
When managing tight shipment and delivery times, many businesses either expend their resources to fulfill demands or partner with companies that don’t align with their growth objectives. Joe Foley, a leader in printing and fulfillment, emphasizes personalizing the client experience by acquiring a team of experts and collaborating with reputable partners. Disk.com provides 1-2 day delivery services, allowing you to offer exceptional services that encourage more referrals and sales.
In this episode of Growth to Freedom, the Founder, President, and Client Experience Officer at Disk.com, Joe Foley, joins Dan Kuschell to discuss how you can scale using fulfillment and drop shipping. Joe talks about companies’ top fulfillment and media mistakes, the future development of shipping and fulfillment, and how to streamline fulfillment and optimize media.
Do It Selling | David Newman | Episode 388
David Newman, CSP, is the Founder of Do It! Marketing, a revenue acceleration mentorship program for B2B consulting practices. He specializes in thought leadership marketing via seminars, consulting, and coaching programs to help solo consultants and businesses grow their revenues from 50-500% in under 15 months. As a certified speaking professional, David is a member of the Million Dollar Speakers Group at the National Speakers Association. He is also a best-selling author of the Do It! series.
In this episode… For most entrepreneurs, selling is awkward. No one enjoys cold-calling arbitrary prospects or spamming their network, so some business owners execute an idea without adequate research, targeting, or messaging. How can you sell your services without using antiquated methods?
Believing his services would sell automatically, sales speaker David Newman accrued massive debt after planning a conference in Disney World that drew only six attendees. After exhausting corporate sales strategies, David reinvented the process for solopreneurs. He recommends performing market validation by gaining feedback from your prospects to refine your messaging. Rather than promoting your services, uncover and study your target audience’s specific needs and issues to develop specialized solutions.
In this episode of Growth to Freedom, Dan Kuschell hosts David Newman, the Founder of Do It! Marketing, who shares strategies and insights from his book Do It! Selling. David explains how to pitch to your prospects and lead a sales conversation and the top sales mistakes made during growth.
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