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Your First Thousand Clients with Mitch Russo Mitch Russo

    • Management
    • 5.0, 157 Ratings

Business Owners of every kind will want to hear from some of the leading marketing, sales, growth and management experts in the world right here on Your First Thousand Clients! The show that gets you to YOUR first thousand clients and beyond!

    195: Creative Thinking: The Secret To Awakening Possibilities With Geoff Hughes

    195: Creative Thinking: The Secret To Awakening Possibilities With Geoff Hughes

    As people grow older, the lesser they are willing to take big risks, and coming up with creative solutions and ideas become a problem, resulting in minimal possibilities for success. In cases like this, creative thinking becomes a critical factor in looking for things to improve. President of Geoff Hughes, Geoff Hughes, bares it all in this episode with Mitch Russo as he talks about his past and how it molded him into who he is. He talks about how perspectives can play a crucial role in defining who you are as a person and how it affects your business. Geoff shares a specific strategy that he likes to use that has been proven time and again to be effective in reconstructing your identity.

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    • 40 min
    194: Selling Tech With Joe Sexton

    194: Selling Tech With Joe Sexton

    Selling tech isn't the easiest thing to do, especially if the tech you're selling is something completely new, with absolutely no exposure in the world. But it's certainly not an impossibility if the people tasked with putting your product out there know exactly how to sell it. Joe Sexton is a mentor and advisor to several big Silicon Valley CEOs. Joe speaks with Mitch Russo about the science that is sales, especially in a sector as competitive as tech. Having trouble getting people to invest in your tech? Joe is here to help you find your footing!

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    • 38 min
    193: Lessons From The Fall And Rise Of Spirit Airlines With Ben Baldanza

    193: Lessons From The Fall And Rise Of Spirit Airlines With Ben Baldanza

    If your strategy aims at changing the world, then it can surely encourage a positive domino effect. In this episode, Mitch Russo interviews Ben Baldanza the CEO of Diemacher LLC, Independent Board Director of JetBlue Airways, and podcast host of  Airlines Confidential. As an accomplished leader, Ben has worked with American Airlines. From there, at an increasing level of responsibility, he went to Continental, Northwest, and US Airways until 2005, when he accepted the role of President of Spirit Airlines. Ben’s journey paved the way to standing out and changing how airlines function. He shares the four pillars that make any consumer-facing business a powerful proposition. He also narrates how he and his Spirit Airline team converted over time from an airline that was low-cost by default to an airline that was low-cost by design.
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    • 51 min
    192: How Workplace Culture Shapes Your Work With Chris Cochran

    192: How Workplace Culture Shapes Your Work With Chris Cochran

    Most people downplay its importance, but workplace culture is a crucial factor in how well your business does down the line. Your workplace culture, your values, must be an extension of who you are as a person - otherwise, it's something you deliberately rebel against. Chris Cochran is the CEO of FreightWise. Joining Mitch Russo, Chris shares his journey towards becoming a CEO and how workplace culture has shaped that journey. The story of Chris is compelling and inspiring, and you definitely don't want to miss it!
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    • 36 min
    191: Meant For More: The Process Of Changing Your Life With Lisa Sasevich

    191: Meant For More: The Process Of Changing Your Life With Lisa Sasevich

    Have you ever had that feeling that you are meant for more? So many people walk around without knowing their bigger purpose. In this episode, Mitch Russo’s guest, Lisa Sasevich, reminds us of how we can bring more abundance to our own lives and the lives of other people. Known by many as the Queen of Sales Conversion, Lisa has taught over 15,000 entrepreneurs how to sell without being pushy or salesy. She is also the author of Meant for More, a book that guides people into taking advantage of their unique skills. Today, she explains the formula for turning knowledge into profits, including making peace with sales and identifying your unique value. Tune in as Lisa reveals a gift at the end of the interview!
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    • 43 min
    190: The Power Of Commitment In Business With Melanie Benson

    190: The Power Of Commitment In Business With Melanie Benson

    One thing that we commonly hear from those that made it to the top is the word “commitment.” In business, this word is critical as it separates those that are serious from the ones playing around. Revenue strategist and business performance optimizer, Melanie Benson, joins Mitch Russo to share her personal failures, realizations, and mindset that brought her to where she is today, emphasizing the important role that commitment has in everything that she does. Listen to this episode to know how to make sure that the message you’re conveying is presented on the proper platform and is amplified for your audience to hear and understand.

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    • 53 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
157 Ratings

157 Ratings

DigitalBuddhist ,

Insightful and Entertaining!

I really enjoy listening and learning from Mitch and his guests. As a full time entrepreneur for 20 years, I am familiar with the ups and downs of startup life. It’s always encouraging and helpful to listen to those who have gotten through the challenges.

Steftheghost ,

The Journey Begins

I have found this podcast to align with and support my transformation and growth and as a young entrepreneur. Highly recommended for like minded individuals who are ready to take life changing actions and deteremined to achieve their goals.

MissMandiLeigh ,

A great podcast for aspiring entrepreneurs

I love listening to Mitch’s show for his varied guests and what insight they can each share with growing my business. Mitch’s successful background in business and how he leads his interviews makes for an exciting hour to listen.

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