216 episodes

Life Self Mastery Podcast is an interview based show where I interview online entrepreneurs who started their businesses and scaled up their businesses to improve their lifestyles.

Previous guests include Guy Kawasaki, Brad Feld, James Clear, Shu Nyatta, Ida Tin, Elizabeth Yin, Polina Pompliano, Evgenia Plotnikova, Anna Khan, Minnie Ingersoll, Sridhar Ramaswamy, Mac Conwell, Danielle Strachman, Jake Gibson, Wes Kao, Brian Requarth, Vivek Sodera, Eric Siu, Amit Garg, Nischal Shetty, Pranav Pai, Nir Eyal, Paul Shapiro, Nick Huber, Rob Walling, Andrew Dsouza, Fabrice Grinda, and 300+ incredible guests.

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    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

Life Self Mastery Podcast is an interview based show where I interview online entrepreneurs who started their businesses and scaled up their businesses to improve their lifestyles.

Previous guests include Guy Kawasaki, Brad Feld, James Clear, Shu Nyatta, Ida Tin, Elizabeth Yin, Polina Pompliano, Evgenia Plotnikova, Anna Khan, Minnie Ingersoll, Sridhar Ramaswamy, Mac Conwell, Danielle Strachman, Jake Gibson, Wes Kao, Brian Requarth, Vivek Sodera, Eric Siu, Amit Garg, Nischal Shetty, Pranav Pai, Nir Eyal, Paul Shapiro, Nick Huber, Rob Walling, Andrew Dsouza, Fabrice Grinda, and 300+ incredible guests.

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    How Aakash Shah from Wyndly is helping fix allergies from home

    How Aakash Shah from Wyndly is helping fix allergies from home

    In this episode, Aakash Shah, founder of Wyndly discusses his entrepreneurial journey, influenced by his immigrant father, and his own struggles with allergies that inspired him. He talks about the challenges of allergy care in the US and UK and how Wyndly uses AI and telehealth to improve patient experiences. Aakash shares insights on revenue models in healthcare startups and his positive experience with Y Combinator. He also discusses Wyndly's future growth plans, including international expansion, and much more!
    Timestamps
    02:46 Childhood experiences
    05:01 - Beginnings of Wyndly
    08:16 Indian immigrants in the US.
    13:31 Identifying the market need for allergy care.
    16:01 The most effective treatment for allergies
    19:21Challenges faced by patients in getting proper allergy care
    22:31 Use of AI and telehealth at Wyndly
    25:01Complexity of the US healthcare system
    28:46 Experience with Y Combinator
    31:16 Future growth plans
    34:01 Advice for pre-product-market fit founders
    37:01 Next billion-dollar companies
    Aakash’s Links 
    LDN– https://www.linkedin.com/in/mraakashshah/
    Website – https://wyndlypr.com/
    My Links 
     Podcast: https://lifeselfmastery.com/itunes
     YouTube:  youtube.com/lifeselfmastery
     Twitter: https://twitter.com/rohitmal
     5-day email course: www.enterprisesalesexpertise.com
    Newsletter: https://partnergrow.substack.com


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    • 47 min
    Simon Holland from Vance on Entrepreneurship, AI, and Scaling SMB Solutions

    Simon Holland from Vance on Entrepreneurship, AI, and Scaling SMB Solutions

    In this episode, Simon Holland, founder of Vance, a back-office service for startups and SMBs shares his entrepreneurial journey from his diverse upbringing in Peru, Australia, and Spain to founding his first business, Papercloud. He discusses differences in the tech ecosystems of Australia, London, and the US, and explains Vance’s focus on SMBs and the impact of AI on the SaaS industry. Simon covers identifying ideal customer profiles, effective growth channels, hiring challenges, company culture, and much more!
    Timestamps
    3:31 Australian tech ecosystem
    4:31 Vance and its focus on SMBs and startups
    5:31 Differences in definitions of enterprise and mid-market between Europe and the US.
    6:31 The success of companies like HubSpot and Gusto in the SMB market
    7:31 When and why a company might decide to move up market and target enterprise customers.
    8:31 The future of SaaS and the impact of AI on the industry.
    9:31 The current state and future of foundation models in AI.
    11:31 The ease of building new products with AI and how to differentiate in a competitive market.
    13:31 The importance of focusing on quality customers and effective growth channels for startups.
    14:31 Challenges of hiring at an early stage and the importance of company culture.
    16:31 Simon's approach to creating a product vision and the importance of customer feedback.
    18:31 When to pivot or close shop if product market fit is not achieved.
    20:31 Future plans for Vance, including automating administrative tasks for SMBs.
    Simon’s Links 
    LDN– https://www.linkedin.com/in/simon-holland-00710b13
    Website – https://www.hirevance.com/
    My Links 
     Podcast: https://lifeselfmastery.com/itunes
     YouTube:  youtube.com/lifeselfmastery
     Twitter: https://twitter.com/rohitmal
     5-day email course: www.enterprisesalesexpertise.com


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    • 41 min
    Mila Khrapchenko from Ameetee on Navigating B2B investing

    Mila Khrapchenko from Ameetee on Navigating B2B investing

    In this episode, Mila Khrapchenko, co-founder and co-CEO of Ameetee shares her journey from public market investments to startups, discussing her 18-year career at Alpha Bank. She provides insights on investing in derivatives and highlights her focus areas like Edtech and Fintech. Mila explains the creation of Ameetee, aimed at facilitating late-stage private equity investments for banks and financial institutions. We talk about Israel's unique startup culture, the future of fintech, AI's impact on financial services, and cryptocurrency regulation, and much more.
    Timestamps
    Mila's Investment Journey (01:21)
    Career at Alpha Bank (04:56)
    Advice on Investing in Derivatives (08:11)
    Sectors of Startup Investments (11:21)
    Investment Portfolio Diversification (13:31)
    Building Ameetee (15:31)
    Challenges in the Current Market (17:51)
    Israeli Startup Culture (20:46)
    Future of Fintech and Crypto Regulation (24:11)
    Impact of AI on Financial Services (29:01)
    Mila’s Links 
    LDN– https://www.linkedin.com/in/mila-khrapchenko-76aa511
    Website – https://ameetee.io/
    My Links 
     Podcast: https://lifeselfmastery.com/itunes
     YouTube:  youtube.com/lifeselfmastery
     Twitter: https://twitter.com/rohitmal
     5-day email course: www.enterprisesalesexpertise.com


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    • 41 min
    Future of Robotics and AI with Arshad Hisham

    Future of Robotics and AI with Arshad Hisham

    In this episode, Arshad Hisham, founder of inGen Dynamics shares his insights on his MBA journey, building executive teams, and the importance of investor-friendly funding. He discusses the mission to enhance human life through AI, automation, and robotics, and offers advice for aspiring entrepreneurs, and much more.
    Timestamps
    Starting in Startups (1:31)
    Choosing an MBA Program (5:41)
    Building an Executive Team (9:46)
    Funding and Investor Relations (17:11)
    AI, Automation, and Robotics (22:46).
    Industry Risks and Deployment Timelines (27:51)
    Future Job Skills and Market Changes (31:01)
    Cultural Differences in Startup Ecosystems (36:01)
    Arshad’s Links 
    LDN– https://www.linkedin.com/in/arshadhisham/
    Website – https://ingendynamics.com/
    My Links 
     Podcast: https://lifeselfmastery.com/itunes
     YouTube:  youtube.com/lifeselfmastery
     Twitter: https://twitter.com/rohitmal
     5-day email course: www.enterprisesalesexpertise.com


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    • 48 min
    How to use AI to boost sales with Thomas Ryan from Bigly Sales

    How to use AI to boost sales with Thomas Ryan from Bigly Sales

    Thomas Ryan is the CEO and founder of Bigly Sales, a startup transforming the sales landscape. Bigly sales have helped others boost marketing and sales with AI-powered solutions.
    In this episode, Thomas Ryan, CEO of Bigley Sales shares the potential for automation in sales processes. He discusses the limitations of traditional sales methods and the need for efficient tools and AI-driven automation. Thomas emphasizes the importance of integrating various communication channels into a unified platform and the shift towards AI-powered, personalized marketing. He also addresses regulatory challenges, the evolving role of sales development representatives, and the impact of AI on global call centres and enterprise sales strategies, and much more!
    Timestamps
    Automation in Recruiting (00:01:05)
    Challenges with CRM Integration (00:02:06)
    The Evolution of Sales Outreach (00:04:28)
    The Future of SDR Role (00:07:33)
    Impact on Call Centers (00:14:24)
    Scaling into Enterprise (00:16:01)
    Effective Use of Discounting (00:18:47)
    Discounting and Long-Term Contracts (00:19:34)
    Impact of AI on Sales Processes (00:21:32)
    Sectors Most Affected by AI (00:25:24)
    Skill Set for Future Careers (00:28:32)
    Transformation of Employment and Business Operations (00:30:29)
    Regulations and Sales Strategies (00:35:08)
    Future of Sales with AI (00:32:26)
    Cold Outreach and Advertising (00:39:34)
    Targeting Larger Enterprises (00:42:48)
    Thomas’s Links 
    LDN– https://www.linkedin.com/in/thomas-ryan-5302751
    Website – https://biglysales.com/
    My Links 
     Podcast: https://lifeselfmastery.com/itunes
     YouTube:  youtube.com/lifeselfmastery
     Twitter: https://twitter.com/rohitmal
     5-day email course: www.enterprisesalesexpertise.com


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    • 48 min
    Bruce Ballengee on how B Corp Certification can benefit your business

    Bruce Ballengee on how B Corp Certification can benefit your business

    Bruce Ballengee is a Founder and Director at Pariveda. Pariveda is a consulting firm dedicated to solving complex business, brand, and technology problems from the inside out.
    In this episode, Bruce Ballengee, founder and director of Pariveda Solutions, discusses his transition from working at major consulting firms to starting his own company, influenced by his family's entrepreneurial background. He emphasizes creating an ESOP company and achieving B Corp certification. Bruce also highlights the significance of managing cash flow, strategic decision-making during tough times, the value of hiring top performers, and much more!
    Timestamps
    Challenges in Starting the Firm (00:00:44)
    Becoming a B Corp (00:06:13)
    Getting the First Projects (00:10:27)
    Mistakes in Scaling Up (00:14:02)
    Hiring Mistakes (00:16:59)
    Compensation Structure (00:20:01)
    Higher Base Salary and Performance (00:20:45)
    Voluntary Temporary Pay Reduction (00:21:47)
    Challenges of Counter Offers and Bonuses (00:23:08)
    Scaling and Leadership (00:24:12)
    Business Model and Scaling (00:27:05)
    Key Moment for Acceleration (00:28:06)
    Quality and Speed in Scaling (00:30:00)
    Assessing Candidate's Attributes (00:33:32)
    Maintaining Culture and Values (00:36:05)
    Navigating Challenging Market Conditions (00:39:44)
    Challenges with Revenue Collection (00:43:24)
    Evaluating Growth Strategies (00:47:43)
    Control and Legacy Building (00:49:26)
    Bruce’s Links 
    LDN– https://www.linkedin.com/in/bruceballengee/
    Website – https://parivedasolutions.com/
    My Links 
     Podcast: https://lifeselfmastery.com/itunes
     YouTube:  youtube.com/lifeselfmastery
     Twitter: https://twitter.com/rohitmal
     5-day email course: www.enterprisesalesexpertise.com


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    • 57 min

Customer Reviews

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7 Ratings

oliviabaker13 ,

Quality business insights! 💡

If you’re currently a business owner, entrepreneur, or want to be one in the future then this podcast should be part of your weekly content diet. Rohit and his incredibly knowledgeable guests deliver quality business insights in each and every episode. The great advice they provide, combined with the relatable way in which they deliver it had me hooked from the very first listen. Thanks for putting out such an excellent show Rohit - keep up the great work!

Grusha - ElitePodcastBookings ,

Interesting Content!

Can't wait for your next shows! Kudos!
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_SDD99 ,

Enjoying the range of topics and guests!

I like the interviews on the rage of topics since some of them are things I am interested in learning more about since I like learning about business. There are some golden nuggets dropped by some of the guests and the interviews are interesting.

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