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Welcome to the Perfectly Mentored podcast! This podcast is designed to be your in-pocket mentor. Everything you will need to achieve success will be discussed. We'll share tips on: Business, marketing, finance, mindset, and more all delivered with entertainment and superstar guests! We will give you everything you need to get you ahead of the game. We will also try and answer any questions that you may have on your own journeys. So Take a listen and become PERFECTLY MENTORED."One of the best (interviews) I've ever done" - Gary Vaynerchuk

Perfectly Mentored with Jason Portnoy Jason Portnoy

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 27 Ratings

Welcome to the Perfectly Mentored podcast! This podcast is designed to be your in-pocket mentor. Everything you will need to achieve success will be discussed. We'll share tips on: Business, marketing, finance, mindset, and more all delivered with entertainment and superstar guests! We will give you everything you need to get you ahead of the game. We will also try and answer any questions that you may have on your own journeys. So Take a listen and become PERFECTLY MENTORED."One of the best (interviews) I've ever done" - Gary Vaynerchuk

    EP159: The 5 Reasons Your Business Isn't Growing

    EP159: The 5 Reasons Your Business Isn't Growing

    Jason tackles the 5 reasons why your business isn't growing or not growing as fast as you'd like.
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    • 9 min
    EP158: David Segal: Starting From Scratch

    EP158: David Segal: Starting From Scratch

    Do you find joy in being an entrepreneur? Do you have a genuine passion and appreciation for what you do? Well, if you don’t, it’s going to be really hard to succeed—because, before success, there’s a long road full of rejection, frustration, and hard work ahead of you.
    David Segal knows this from experience. An entrepreneur and tea-lover, he is best known as the founder of DAVIDsTEA, and the co-founder of Firebelly Tea and Mad Radish. David is someone who knows how to use his passion to overcome the many challenges of being an entrepreneur.

     In this episode of the Perfectly Mentored Podcast, David returns for the second time to talk about launching Firebelly Tea, the lessons he learned about pivoting and iteration, and the importance of loving what you do as an entrepreneur. You won’t want to miss this!

    Topics Covered:
    What’s the biggest lesson you’ve learned since going direct-to-consumer (DTC)? [6:57]What surprised you the most about how you’re starting now versus how it was when you last started? [8:32]The importance of having a good offer. [11:17]What’s the biggest lesson that all entrepreneurs should learn when they’re starting out? [12:20]The importance of getting incrementally better and making small improvements. [15:00]Why do it the "hard way"? [15:45]What were the unexpected market challenges you’ve come across? [20:10]What matters more—planning or execution? [23:10]Why did you choose to work with a partner this time around? [24:55]What’s your advice on how to go into business partnerships? [26:52]How do you set your ego aside to be able to work with someone? [28:49]The importance of passion in finding success. [30:50]Do you think that being an entrepreneur is being romanticized too much? [34:46]Why do so many people want to become entrepreneurs despite the chances of failure? [36:33]Does rejection drive you? [38:57]
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    • 44 min
    EP157: Maha Abouelenein: Building Your Personal Brand

    EP157: Maha Abouelenein: Building Your Personal Brand

    Nowadays, public relations are everything. Whether you’re a business owner, an athlete or a celebrity—your ability to build an effective personal brand, protect your reputation, and form connections can make or break your success.
     And there’s no one better to learn from than the queen of PR herself, Maha Abouelenein! She has over 20 years of experience advising global corporations, high-tech growth startups, and top governments, and is the founder of Organizational Consultants, a strategic communication consulting firm with offices in the USA and Dubai. She also handles PR for Nike, Target, Gary Vaynerchuk, and more!
     In this episode of the Perfectly Mentored Podcast, Maha joins Jason Portnoy to talk about building a personal brand and how you can maximize your PR efforts. So if you have a story you've been wanting to tell, stay tuned for top tips from an expert!

    Topics Covered:
    How did you become the “Queen of PR”? [1:27]Why should people focus more on their personal brands? [3:06]Do you need a team to build a personal brand online? [8:26]Why does someone like Gary V need people to help him with his personal brand? [10:36]How do you figure out where you can add value, and then make the pitch? [12:54]What strategy did you use to build your network? [16:27]What’s the right way to build a network? [19:59]What’s the perfect content strategy? [24:22]How important is traditional media today? [27:10]What are some top tips in order to land some press? [27:45]How do you learn to tell your story and make it something people want to hear? [28:48]What do you look for when choosing people to work with? [34:03]
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    • 36 min
    EP156: Cody Sperber: How To Invest In Real Estate

    EP156: Cody Sperber: How To Invest In Real Estate

    Building wealth is not an easy task. In fact, it’s one of the hardest things to do in life. But a little advice from someone who knows the ropes can go a long way!
    Our guest Cody Sperber is definitely someone to listen to! This navy veteran is widely acclaimed as one of the most successful real estate investors in the United States, having flipped and consulted on over a thousand properties and amassed over 1.2 million followers on Instagram—the highest of any real estate account on the site. He’s the CEO of Clever Investor: Real Estate Investing Educational Training, an international speaker, financial educator, and mentor. Cody himself is known as the “Clever Investor” for his highly creative business strategies, innovative thinking, and uncanny ability to generate buyer and seller leads at will!
    In this episode of the Perfectly Mentored Podcast, Cody Sperber shares some important strategic and financial advice for those who are looking to get into the real estate industry—even if you don’t have any money to get involved in real estate! You won't want to miss this.


    Topics Covered:


    How did you become the “Clever Investor”? [1:26]Heading into the new year, where are the best opportunities right now? [9:30]Is your home your greatest investment? [13:02]What’s the blueprint for beginners to start a real estate empire? [17:32]What’s your take on compounding? [27:39]Should people consider multi-family homes? [30:26]Is there a wrong time to get into real estate? [33:11]What common mistakes do people make while trying to get rich, and what is the winning money mindset? [37:00]Do you think you were using the wrong strategy at first? [42:08]Cody’s mindset and perspectives about hiring. [49:41]What advice can you give our listeners regarding debt? [51:56]What advice can you give our listeners about building a personal brand? [55:46]
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    • 1 hr 1 min
    EP155: Taylor Welch: Landing Clients and Building Wealth

    EP155: Taylor Welch: Landing Clients and Building Wealth

    Getting rich and building wealth are two different things. Getting rich and making money is all about doing the right things while building wealth is about owning the right things. True wealth is about owning something valuable, whether it’s a tangible thing that increases in value over time or happiness and fulfillment. 
    Most people think these are the same thing, and they end up having plans to get rich—but stay clueless about how to build wealth. Luckily, Taylor Welch is here to provide us with some valuable insights!
    Taylor grew a business from nothing to 8 figures in just 10 months—and is now the CEO and founder of five multi-8 figure business brands across various industries, from online services to real estate to staffing! He has advised and serviced nearly 50,000 different businesses around the world.
    In today’s episode, Taylor Welch shares some nuggets of wisdom that will change the way we think about money, how we handle business and finance, and even dive a little into NFTs and the metaverse. Stay tuned for one of our most eye-opening episodes yet!


    Topics Covered:
    Who is Taylor Welch? [0:23]Taylor’s background and entrepreneurial journey. [1:11]Do you think the online marketing landscape has changed dramatically since you first launched? [5:14]What are the foundations of landing clients that haven’t and won’t change regardless of what happens? [7:10]Is it possible to truly make money on the acquisition on platforms like Facebook without a back-end in place? [10:07]Taylor’s thoughts on bad marketing information and the idealization of advertising platforms as “magic pills” for business. [12:30]What are NFTs all about? [15:53]Taylor’s perspectives and strategy when it comes to investing in NFTs. [21:34]Fixing your mindset and seeing the metaverse as a real place. [25:11]Is it a good idea to switch from buying real estate in the physical world to buying real estate in the metaverse? [29:36]Where is the best place to start learning about NFTs and the metaverse? [30:36]What is the right money mindset? [31:27]Are most people operating from a scarcity mindset regarding money? [33:01]What’s the difference between getting rich and building wealth? [33:13]What’s the game plan for building wealth today? [34:26]Are NFTs high-risk at the moment? [37:07]For someone listening right now with money to invest, should they start with real estate or an NFT? [37:16]Taylor’s thoughts on the value of life insurance and compounding. [38:11]What are Taylor’s thoughts on legacy and helping people at a cost? [40:10]
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    • 45 min
    EP154: Tori Kruse: Unlock Your Confidence

    EP154: Tori Kruse: Unlock Your Confidence

    Tori Kruse is a remarkable entrepreneur with a winning mindset. Ever since she was named Miss Missouri USA 2018, she’s been thriving as a mindset coach, print and runway model, and a red carpet events host. She’s even tried her hand at being a freelance sports reporter! Needless to say, she has unleashed her authentic self and has used it to not only help herself but for others as well.
     In this episode of the Perfectly Mentored Podcast, Tori inspires us all to live true to who we are by teaching us how to build our own winning mindsets. If you’re struggling to stay motivated to pursue your dreams, this episode is definitely for you!


    Topics Covered:
    Tori's background. [1:09]How can someone become their "authentic self?" [3:04]How do you strike a balance between putting yourself out there and being vulnerable? [6:09]Tori’s thoughts on impostor syndrome, comparison mode, and identity struggles as an entrepreneur. [9:21]How can entrepreneurs deal with their own limiting beliefs? [13:21]How do you strike a balance between manifesting and taking action? [16:33]How important is finding your “why”? [20:38]Maintaining perspective on your blessings, struggles, and challenges. [24:12]How important is it to set healthy boundaries? [29:10]Surrounding yourself with people who respect your “no.” [32:02]Dating advice from Tori and Jason. [35:26]How did you build your winning mindset and confidence? [37:17]
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    • 42 min

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