Steven Reeves, an experienced corporate attorney and general counsel, joins us to provide a unique perspective on business.

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Brady Riesgraf, a close friend of Bobby’s since high school, joins the show. Brady, currently a consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton, started a landscaping business with Bobby at the age of fifteen. Listen in as Brady and Bobby talk lessons learned from growing the business as fledgling entrepreneurs.

Show Notes:

  • Visit us on Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter
  • 46:00 – Quick Fire Questions
  • THIS WEEK: Find that one passion project or skill you’ve always wanted to develop and take action. Tomorrow never comes. Set aside 1 hour per day this week to focus on whatever that project or task may be.
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Some of Marcus Whitney’s projects:

  • Jumpstart Foundry, a health innovation seed fund for great entrepreneurs.
  • Jumpstart Capital, a health innovation venture fund for companies ready to scale.
  • Health:Further, an inclusive community of people committed to a brighter future of health. 
  • Nashville Soccer Club, Nashville's professional soccer club currently playing in the United Soccer League.
  • The Unlikely Company, a public benefit corporation dedicated to inspiring and educating a new generation of entrepreneurs. 

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CEO and Cofounder of Morning Brew, Alex Lieberman, opens up about his booming media company. The business provides a daily business email newsletter to nearly 1,000,000 young professionals everyday. Morning Brew is growing by about 40,000 readers per week.  

Show Notes:

  • Visit us on Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter
  • XXX – Quick Fire Questions
  • Subscribe to the Morning Brew
  • THIS WEEK: Everyday, turn off your phone for at least 3 consecutive hours while you are working. You will be amazed with your increase in productivity.
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Steven M. Adams was a founding Partner and General Counsel of Wayzata Investment Partners ("Wayzata"), an investment manager located in Wayzata, Minnesota with approximately $8 billion under management. Prior to that, he was a Senior Attorney in the Law Department of Cargill, Inc. Listen to Steven Adams as he gives insight on the world of private equity.

Show Notes:

  • Visit us on Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter
  • 36:05 – Quick Fire Questions
  • THIS WEEK: When you’re in your first or second job out of school, your mindset has to be all about learning and relationships. Develop and internalize this mindset this week.
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Gail Dorn is on the show today. She spent her entire career working for Target and served as Company Spokesperson, Target Foundation Director, and marketing and PR Warrior. She started as an intern at Target when they were a small Midwestern retailer and eventually held leadership roles as the company grew into a Fortune 100 company. Once retiring, she founded Catholic Schools Center of Excellence.

Show Notes:

  • Visit us on Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter
  • 11:40 – Quick Fire Questions
  • THIS WEEK: Build quiet time into your schedule to take care of yourself spiritually. Take at least ten minutes per day to say a prayer of gratitude or, if not religious, meditate.
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Dr. Ron Mason, an anesthesiologist, joins our show today. He has plenty of medical and business experience. Even though he still practices medicine, Ron has founded a number of businesses and is an experienced real estate investor. Listen in as he shares lessons learned from his residency, working in a high security prison hospital, and from the rest of his career.

 

Show Notes:

  • Visit us on Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter
  • 35:08 – Quick Fire Questions
  • THIS WEEK: Define success then figure out what you want to get out of life as a business person. Write these things down and put them on a wall. Get ready to work hard and stay focused.
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Kelvin Trent Tucker, a retired professional basketball player who played 11 seasons in the NBA, is on the show. Trent led the University of Minnesota to a Big Ten Conference championship in 1982 and had an active role in making the Chicago Bulls a NBA champion in 1993. He talks the importance of discipline, unselfish leadership, and ingredients to success.  

Show Notes:

  • Remember, “a leader becomes a great leader when he or she can create and maintain a team better than him or herself."
  • 31:51 – Quick Fire Questions
  • THIS WEEK: Create and write out a plan for your next five years. If you have no plan, you have no direction.
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We speak with Mark Norquist, a digital marketing expert passionate about helping companies connect with others in more meaningful ways. His corporate experience includes being a Vice President at Effect Partners and Scout Media. Mark founded GreenHead Strategies and Greenhead Productions as well as Modern Carnivore.

Show Notes:

  • Mark Norquist’s current Project: Modern Carnivore
  • Send Mark an email: monorquist@modcarn.com
  • 20:05 – Quick fire questions
  • THIS WEEK: Think of one person who will help you live your best life. This could be an influencer you’ve always admired from afar, a business mogul in an industry you’re interested in, a successful neighbor, etc. Create a plan of action of how you will reach this individual to develop a personal relationship.
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We speak with Mark Daoust, a serial entrepreneur who shares his expert knowledge on digital business. Two of his most recent and well-known ventures are Quiet Light Brokerage, a website brokerage firm, and Catholic Singles, a fast growing dating site. Before Quiet Light Brokerage, Mark founded an online publication and grew its subscriber base to 220,000 members. Mark has been a presenter at top conferences and seminars as well as a guest author for numerous publications.

 

Show Notes:

  • Mark Daoust’s podcast: Quiet Light Podcast
  • Send Mark an email: mark@quietlightbrokerage.com
  • 33:55 – Quick fire questions
  • THIS WEEK:
    • Go online to learn how to bullet journal. Make bullet journaling a habit.
    • For 10-15 minutes each day, set down all electronics and get away from outside noise. Take some time to think.
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