99 episodes

Welcome to MYM Your Business: The Brutal Truth.

This podcast is devoted to getting business owners and entrepreneurs to be massively successful in all areas of their life.

I want you to get ahead, no matter what your circumstances are, and this podcast is going to assist you with understanding exactly how to do that. Learn to build a very successful business, a successful family, and a successful you, all at the same time.

Each week has a different focus:

Week #1: The first week of each month is going to be devoted to business mindset. Really getting your mind in the game because your mindset is the most important part to being massively successful in your business.

Week #2: The second week of each month, I'm going to bring onto the podcast my personal mentors. People who have mentored me in all areas of my life, because to be successful in business doesn't mean just being successful in understanding marketing or sales, etc. It's also being successful in your relationships, your health, your whole life.

Week #3: The third week of each month is going to be devoted to business tools. Real solid business tools in sales, marketing, operations, and profitability, to really get your business to the next level. When you are finished with the third week of each month, you'll have set tools that you can use in your business immediately.

Week #4: The fourth week of each month is super exciting with entrepreneur stories. I'm going to bring on successful entrepreneurs and business owners that have faced the challenges of growing a business and gotten themselves to the next level. You're going to learn from them what it took to get where they are.

MYM Your Business: The Brutal Truth Colin Sprake

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    • 4.7 • 3 Ratings

Welcome to MYM Your Business: The Brutal Truth.

This podcast is devoted to getting business owners and entrepreneurs to be massively successful in all areas of their life.

I want you to get ahead, no matter what your circumstances are, and this podcast is going to assist you with understanding exactly how to do that. Learn to build a very successful business, a successful family, and a successful you, all at the same time.

Each week has a different focus:

Week #1: The first week of each month is going to be devoted to business mindset. Really getting your mind in the game because your mindset is the most important part to being massively successful in your business.

Week #2: The second week of each month, I'm going to bring onto the podcast my personal mentors. People who have mentored me in all areas of my life, because to be successful in business doesn't mean just being successful in understanding marketing or sales, etc. It's also being successful in your relationships, your health, your whole life.

Week #3: The third week of each month is going to be devoted to business tools. Real solid business tools in sales, marketing, operations, and profitability, to really get your business to the next level. When you are finished with the third week of each month, you'll have set tools that you can use in your business immediately.

Week #4: The fourth week of each month is super exciting with entrepreneur stories. I'm going to bring on successful entrepreneurs and business owners that have faced the challenges of growing a business and gotten themselves to the next level. You're going to learn from them what it took to get where they are.

    Wrap Up, with Colin Sprake

    Wrap Up, with Colin Sprake

    Colin Sprake is a four-time best-selling author and mentor to well over 50,000 entrepreneurs!
    Colin has built several different million dollar businesses within 6 months. He has over 30 years of business experience having come from the mining industry to building his own multi-million dollar businesses from the ground up.
    A dedicated teacher, Colin is the Master Trainer at Make Your Mark Training and Consulting and is devoted to people achieving huge success in their businesses. His purpose is to assist business owners to dramatically improve the number of businesses that succeed. After all, failing businesses affect us all in negative ways.
    Using decades of business experience, Colin speaks and trains on a wide variety of topics for corporations, organizations & associations. Colin Sprake is all about delivering what is required to achieve the desired result and holding you accountable for your own success.
    What you’ll learn about in this episode:
    Why this episode serves as the series finale for the MYM Your Business: The Brutal Truth podcast Why Colin has been finding new ways to streamline his business, Make Your Mark, and implement more systems rather than adding more people How much it costs to operate and produce the podcast, and what returns Colin has seen from the investment Why it is important to do a profit analysis, review your expenses and revenue, and determine how to improve those numbers Why time is a more valuable asset than money, and why it is important to carve time out of your schedule for things that don't involve making money Why all one hundred episodes of MYM Your Business: The Brutal Truth will remain valuable tools to help grow your business Additional resources:
    Website: www.mymyourbusiness.com

    • 16 min
    The Power of Passion, Thoughts, and Beliefs, with Janet Attwood

    The Power of Passion, Thoughts, and Beliefs, with Janet Attwood

    As a Co-Founder and President of Enlightened Alliances, Janet Atwood oversaw the marketing and PR that enabled her book, "The Passion Test, the Effortless Path to Discovering Your Life Purpose" to become a NY Times Bestseller.
    The Passion Test has had made a huge contribution to turning the passion statistics upside down, enabling thousands of people to choose in favor or their passions thereby positively influencing how people live and work. There are now over 300 Certified Passion Test Facilitators around the world. By next year that number will have doubled.
    Janet Attwood is also a presenter of The Passion Test and has presented my programs as a featured speaker to thousands of people at events like T. Harv Eker's Wealth and Wisdom conference, The Kaballah Center, Jack Canfield’s Success Programs, and more.
    Janet is also a founding member of Jack Canfield’s, "Transformational Leadership Council", whose members consist mainly of top authors and speakers from around the world. She is President of “The World United”, an organization in India that connects all individuals who are committed to Personal and Planetary Evolution and a founding member for S.A.N.G., a group of world class internet marketers and speakers.
    What you’ll learn about in this episode:
    What the Passion Test is, how it works, and how its exercises can help people crystallize their goals for all aspects of their lives and then achieve them Why the focus of the Passion Test is to help people achieve clarity and fulfillment and to find the happiness they seek Why being passionate about what you do in your business can help guide you to prosperity and joy Why following your passion doesn't mean you won't have to do hard work but means that you will be more focused and prepared to do the work Where the idea for the Passion Test came from when Janet was struggling in a job she hated and realized she needed to make a critical change in her life Why successful people don't focus on past failures and spend time on self-criticism, but rather focus on their past successes as proof that they can achieve Why high-achieving people don't listen to their limiting beliefs and their inner critic, and why it is important to develop a "self-love mantra" Why, whenever you are faced with a choice or decision, you should always choose in favor of the things you are passionate about How to learn more about Janet Attwood and the Passion Test, as well as how to receive a free gift from Janet Additional resources:
    Website: www.thepassiontest.com Passion Plan Freebie: https://thepassiontest.simplero.com/purchase/82623-Your-Passion-Plan/freebie/5135929ce2c22fd1

    • 31 min
    Preventing Procrastination, with Colin Sprake

    Preventing Procrastination, with Colin Sprake

    Colin Sprake is a four-time best-selling author and mentor to well over 50,000 entrepreneurs!
    Colin has built several different million dollar businesses within 6 months. He has over 30 years of business experience having come from the mining industry to building his own multi-million dollar businesses from the ground up.
    A dedicated teacher, Colin is the Master Trainer at Make Your Mark Training and Consulting and is devoted to people achieving huge success in their businesses. His purpose is to assist business owners to dramatically improve the number of businesses that succeed. After all, failing businesses affect us all in negative ways.
    Using decades of business experience, Colin speaks and trains on a wide variety of topics for corporations, organizations & associations. Colin Sprake is all about delivering what is required to achieve the desired result and holding you accountable for your own success.
    What you’ll learn about in this episode:
    Why we all have things we procrastinate over, whether we realize it or not, and why it is important to stop procrastinating and take action Which dynamic and incredible guests appeared at Colin's Explosive Growth Mastermind event Why paying to attend an event is worthwhile, as it will surround you with others who are truly of a different caliber Why often the things we don't want to do in our business are the things that will make us a fortune Why we often have two "voices", an angel voice and an evil voice, competing for our attention How the evil voice tries to convince us not to do the things we need to do and tells us to be lazy and procrastinate instead Why you have five seconds to make a decision to listen to your angel voice and cancel your evil voice Why monotony is a necessary part of success, and why many people keep monotonous bad habits but don't want to deal with good monotonous work Why it is important to be fully committed to your business and outcome, and why your angel voice is always working to help you succeed Why getting stuck overthinking things can cause inaction, and why it is important to take action rather than just thinking about it Additional resources:
    Website: www.mymyourbusiness.com Purchase tickets to Colin's Business Excellence three-day event: Phone 1-844-560-5609

    • 25 min
    How to find mentors and move to the next level, with Colin Sprake

    How to find mentors and move to the next level, with Colin Sprake

    Colin Sprake is a four-time best-selling author and mentor to well over 50,000 entrepreneurs!
    Colin has built several different million dollar businesses within 6 months. He has over 30 years of business experience having come from the mining industry to building his own multi-million dollar businesses from the ground up.
    A dedicated teacher, Colin is the Master Trainer at Make Your Mark Training and Consulting and is devoted to people achieving huge success in their businesses. His purpose is to assist business owners to dramatically improve the number of businesses that succeed. After all, failing businesses affect us all in negative ways.
    Using decades of business experience, Colin speaks and trains on a wide variety of topics for corporations, organizations & associations. Colin Sprake is all about delivering what is required to achieve the desired result and holding you accountable for your own success.
    What you’ll learn about in this episode:
    Why knowledge is not power but implementation is the source of profit AND power Why the most successful business owners never stop learning and growing Why there is a significant difference between a business coach and a business cheerleader Why you should be open to being mentored by someone who has successfully done what it is that you want to do How to find the right mentor and how to ask for their advice Why you should figure out how much you can give to your mentor instead of how much you can get from them How your phone is not only your biggest distraction — but — can also send a signal to the people you’re meeting that they are less of a priority Why successful people watch your actions and don’t care about your words Additional resources:
    Website: www.mymyourbusiness.com

    • 25 min
    Life Lessons from a Lifetime in Music, with Thomas Bähler

    Life Lessons from a Lifetime in Music, with Thomas Bähler

    Thomas Bähler has enjoyed a long and distinguished career in the entertainment industry. He composed music for Quincy Jones, Michael Jackson, directors Steven Spielberg and Barry Levinson, magicians Siegfried and Roy, Superbowl Halftime Shows and a number of other high profile stage productions. As a songwriter, he has written many hits including "She's Out of My Life", "Living In A House Divided", and "Julie Do You Love Me." Thomas created vocal arrangements for the landmark charity event "We Are the World," as well as for Barbara Streisand, Billy Joel, and the motion picture version of “The Wiz." He served as Music Director for a number of events sponsored by the White House, including “America’s Millennium”, “Points of Light” and President Clinton’s Inaugural Concert. Mr. Bähler has also served as Music Director and arranger for “The Kennedy Center Honors."
    What you’ll learn about in this episode:
    How Tom's relationship with his father guided and shaped his life and his philosophies, and how it started with an Aesop fable Why Tom looks at every major disaster that happened through his life as a great turning point that led to even better things How Tom has worked with incredible and legendary music professionals like Quincy Jones, Michael Jackson, and Cher, as well as serving in the Ford Motor Company promotional band "The Going Thing" How, in 1968, Tom met Henry Ford Jr. at a Ford Motor Company event and exchanged ties with each other, and other anecdotes from the remarkable evening and its strange events Tom shares a family tradition of how to deal with unpleasant surprises, by asking "what do I want?" and then "how are you going to do that?" Why you must be a good host to the ideas you have, then declare that you are taking action now, not in the future How to reach out to Thomas Bahler, either through email or by connecting with him through Facebook Additional resources:
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/thomas.bahler Email: bahler@me.com Twitter: @tbahler

    • 27 min
    Secrets of a Government Sales Business, with Warren Prokopich

    Secrets of a Government Sales Business, with Warren Prokopich

    Warren is a Smart City professional with 30+ years of experience in providing excellence in the fields of Power, Automation, Advanced Pedestrian, and Intelligent Smart City Technology Solutions. He is committed to helping the citizens of our country arrive quickly and safely to their loved ones, and to provide governments with efficiency to deliver the best service to their communities.
    What you’ll learn about in this episode:
    The catalyst that got Warren to switch from industrial to government sales Tips for running a business where you sell a long lasting product Challenges of selling to the government, including the bidding process Advice for dealing with the government and sales, and what increases your chance of success Secrets to success when Warren was just starting out, and how he navigated the financial risk The difference between sales and running a business, and why it’s essential to ask for and accept help Why you need to know and really understand your numbers Things Warren has done to make himself stand out in the crowd The top secret for getting to the next level that everyone follows, from the top business owners to the top athletes The sheer importance of understanding your numbers even if you don’t love them Why you should rely on other people to help you, but always understand what they are doing Additional resources:
    Website: www.smartcityits.com Phone number: 604-366-0819

    • 28 min

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