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Everything you need to grow your solo venture. Interviews with smart people, live coaching sessions so you can learn how to solve challenges and more.

The Strategic Solopreneur Mike Moll

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Everything you need to grow your solo venture. Interviews with smart people, live coaching sessions so you can learn how to solve challenges and more.

    KPIs all marketing agencies need to focus on for success - with Marcel Petitpas

    KPIs all marketing agencies need to focus on for success - with Marcel Petitpas

    On this episode, we went deep with Marcel about the metrics required to truly measure the profitability of your company. He talks about the practical methods required to begin taking your business from a freelancer mentality into a scalable company. This episode covers how to mentally and strategically structure your services and pricing in order to ensure profitability in your projects. 


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    Marcel Petitpas is the CEO & Co-Founder of Parakeeto, a company dedicated to helping agencies measure and improve their profitability by streamlining their operations and reporting systems, a problem he discovered while running his own agency back in his early 20’s.


    He’s also the fractional COO at Gold Front, an award-winning creative agency in San Francisco working with brands like Uber, Slack, Keap and more. As well as the head strategic coach at SaaS Academy by Dan Martell, the #1 coaching program for B2B SaaS businesses in the world.


    In his work as a speaker, podcast host and consultant, specializing in Agency Profitability Optimization, he's helped hundreds of agencies around the world measure the right metrics and improve their operations and profitability.


    When he’s not helping agencies make more money, he’s probably watching “The Office” or “Parks and Rec” on a never-ending loop and eating breakfast foods for every meal of the day.  


     

    Agency Profitability Toolkit:

    https://parakeeto.com/toolkit/?utm_source=Podcast&utm_medium=GuestAppearance&utm_campaign=MikeMoll


    Personal Handles:

    Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marcel-petitpas-20059588/


    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/marcel.petitpas/ 


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    • 25 min
    4,000 Weeks with Karan Nijhawan

    4,000 Weeks with Karan Nijhawan

    Brought to you by the Agency Expansion Retreat. Join Mike in sunny Mexico this November to learn how to create sustainability and growth in your agency. More details at mikemoll.co/events



    Karan Nijhawan is the Founder of The Expansion Project, a movement that focuses on helping dentists design their dream life while overcoming self-doubt, imposter syndrome, and the feeling of not being “good enough”. He's an Expansive Life Coach, podcaster, actor, and helps people create their dream life in months, instead of years. Since starting the company 5 years ago, he’s hosted over 200+ dinners, events, workshops, and retreats, helping people worldwide create a better life that they don’t need a vacation from. He’s also worked with major companies like Forbes, Staples, and Providence Healthcare, hosting workshops around happiness and fulfillment. He is on a mission to help dental professionals across the world overcome self-doubt, worry, and social isolation....all while maximizing their (not-so-promised) 4,000 weeks. 


     


    Show Notes:


    0:15: Intro to Karan.


    2:50: 4000 weeks - How do help someone to gain this perspective?


    5:25: What is 4,000 weeks?


    8:00: How does someone use the 4000 weeks method?


    11:55: Intro to Karan’s dog licking the mic


    13:15: How to frame ‘what you want’ in your mind.


    15:20: After you know what you want, what are the next steps?


    22:15: Final step of the 4,000 weeks.




    4,000 Weeks Rundown:


    Step 1: Understand/Embodying 4,000 weeks


    Step 2: What do you want to be, do and have?


    Step 3: SVA: Smallest Viable Action


    Step 4: ZOR: Zone of Resistance


     


    Find Karan at:


    Website: https://karannijhawan.com/




    In this episode, Karan mentions: 


    The Expansion Project


    Books:


    The Psychology of Money by Morgan Housel


    The Gap vs The Gain by Dan Sullivan


     

    • 26 min
    How to Grow a SaaS Product with Omar Zenhom

    How to Grow a SaaS Product with Omar Zenhom

    Brought to you by the Agency Expansion Retreat. Join Mike in sunny Mexico this November to learn how to create sustainability and growth in your agency. More details at mikemoll.co/eventsOmar Zenhom is co-founder and CEO of WebinarNinja, and host of the popular podcast The $100 MBA Show.  With over a million webinar attendees to date, WebinarNinja has grown rapidly since its founding in 2014; Academy Ocean named WebinarNinja one of the fastest growing SaaS companies of 2018. The $100 MBA Show consistently ranks among the best business podcasts in over 30 countries, with over 190 million downloads over 2,100 + episodes.An educator at the secondary and university level for over a dozen years, Omar decided to apply his natural passion for teaching and learning to the business world. Between teaching classes, he studied and worked to finally make the transition to full-time entrepreneurship. From brick-and-mortar to e-commerce to SaaS, Omar learned the art of entrepreneurship from real-world successes and failures, ultimately dropping out of Wharton’s MBA program to build and manage his own companies.Now, through The $100 MBA Show and WebinarNinja, Omar has made it his business to help others learn, teach, and grow as entrepreneurs. Show Notes:0:30: Intro to Omar
    5:25: How did you learn coding?
    6:05: What is the $100MBA
    8:55: How did you go about strategically bootstrapping?
    13:10: How did you validate your new idea?
    15:00: Making sure your message is clear
    15:45: How much did the product change after you received feedback?
    18:40: Funding
    20:00: Growth vs Retention in saas
    20:20: How to move to the next phase
    23:25: What are some things you wish you knew, could do differently?
    24:10: Omar’s thoughts on hiring someone for your business
    27:00: Final thoughts: a great habit reading books
    28:45: Goodbyes

    Find Omar here:
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheOmarZenhom
    Website: https://100mba.net/
    In this episode, Omar mentions:
    *$100MBA podcast
    *Webinar Ninja
    *Green Lights by Matthew McConaughey

    • 29 min
    Feedback Friday: Building Trust and Rapport with Prospects

    Feedback Friday: Building Trust and Rapport with Prospects

    Brought to you by the Agency Expansion Retreat. Join Mike in sunny Mexico this November to learn how to create sustainability and growth in your agency. More details at mikemoll.co/eventsQuestion: How do you build trust and rapport with potential clients, and what do you think are the most important factors in establishing strong relationships?

    • 11 min
    Thoughtful Leadership and Building Remote Teams with Monique Lindner

    Thoughtful Leadership and Building Remote Teams with Monique Lindner

    Brought to you by the Agency Expansion Retreat. Join Mike in sunny Mexico this November to learn how to create sustainability and growth in your agency. More details at mikemoll.co/eventsMonique Lindner, aka The Time Alchemist, was born in former East Germany
    with two chronic health challenges, yet she started to work by age 13. This potent
    mixture led to her dying of a cardiac arrest by age 19 & being clinically dead
    for 25 seconds.
    Monique is an adventurous spirit on the autism spectrum who’s mission it is to
    dismantle systems that keep holding us back and instead, create structures that
    bring freedom, that crush glass ceilings, and that empower us to live full force.
    Monique is the creator of The T.I.M.E. Method® and published her book under
    the same name in the first lockdown of 2020 – putting her own signature
    framework to the test.
    She’s been featured in several top magazines such as Forbes, spoke at TedX in
    2017 and was interviewed on a range of diverse podcasts to share her wisdom
    and knowledge around Leadership, Living a Life a Day, Time & how we can Slow
    Down to Speed up.

    Show Notes:0:30: Intro to Monique.0:55: How do you merge/mesh your different methods to create an outcome?5:00: How have you best seen people make the transition, since Covid, to work remotely? How would you advise them?7:10: Getting to know your core values.8:15: Understanding cultural differences in your business.12:58: What kind of dialogue should you be having as you hire people for your business?15:50: The importance of the little efforts you make.17:05: Have you found that people’s cultural background makes a big difference in their work?17:40: Bringing emotions to work.19:40: Using the 5 love languages in the work environment.24:10: Monique on Slack and add-on features for team building.25:50: Using Leadership from Within.28:05: GoodbyesFind Monique here:Website: https://www.moniquelindner.com/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thetimealchemistIn this episode, Monique mentions:The book, The 5 love languagesSlackAdd on apps for Slack, such as Donut

    • 28 min
    Making Marketing Human Again to Build Real Connections With Dr. Jürgen Strauss

    Making Marketing Human Again to Build Real Connections With Dr. Jürgen Strauss

    Dr. Jürgen Strauss is the Owner and Chief Innovator of Innovabiz - partnering with innovative, exceptional business coaches and consultants to enable them to acquire more leads and more business by reaching their target ideal audience with their message.In this episode, Mike sits down with Dr. Strauss to discuss how you can put the human element back into marketing and automation to build real connections with your prospects.Market Me is a strategy podcast that covers all things marketing and business development. Your host Mike Moll records the show each week and publishes on Wednesdays. Download and listen on your favourite streaming platform or watch the video recording on YouTube. Each show is about 30 minutes long and filled with actionable strategies around building your personal brand, product positioning, growing an audience, sales funnels and marketing goals.Follow us on Socialhttps://www.instagram.com/mikeajmoll/https://www.instagram.com/marketmeco/https://www.facebook.com/marketmeco/Check out Innovabizhttps://innovabiz.com.au/https://www.linkedin.com/in/jurgenstrauss/ https://innovabiz.com.au/innovabuzz/

    • 22 min

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