The Truth About Success

Ayo Olaseinde

Insightful and enlightening conversations. President of Saladmaster, Ayo Olasiende, sits down with a variety of individuals, from all walks of life, to discuss their truths about success. Bringing decades of business experience, along with a rags-to-riches story, Ayo holds a deep understanding of the hard work and dedication it takes to achieve success. With each episode, Ayo sits down with a new guest to explore their meaning behind success and the road each individual has taken to achieve it. read less

The Truth About Success - Episode 10 (Feat: James Tanti)
Apr 14 2022
The Truth About Success - Episode 10 (Feat: James Tanti)
In the latest installment of The Truth About Success, Ayo sits down with James Tanti, President of Happy Cooking Co., to discuss his diverse career and learn his unique truths about success. With over 30 years in the business of coaching, training, and serving others, James is no stranger to success. With the support of his wife and team, they've been top performers in their industry year after year, generating sales exceeding $300 million. Listen as James explores the importance of having fun and living in alignment with the values of faith, family, health, integrity and empowerment. So sit back, relax, and enjoy another thought-provoking conversation that's sure to leave you considering the meaning of success from James' point of view. Timecodes:0:06 - Introduction and overview on the guest of today's show1:20 - Welcoming James Tanti to the show1:50 - Nothing happens by accident8:18 - James' biggest achievement and why12:35 - James' enjoyment of adrenaline-packed adventures17:00 - Advice to someone who keeps running into challenges that are holding them back23:15 - The critical importance of feeling fulfilled throughout life28:32 - You need to be mapping out your goals for the future36:17 - James' advice for people who haven't had their big breakthrough yet41:53 - Additional personal information about James and his life beyond business43:38 - For anything that's worthwhile, you have to be patient and persistent45:43 - Closing remarksConnect with Ayo Olaseinde:FacebookThe Success Network
The Truth About Success - Episode 8 (Feat: Susannah Schofield)
Jan 16 2022
The Truth About Success - Episode 8 (Feat: Susannah Schofield)
In the latest episode of The Truth About Success, we welcome the CEO & Founder of Pitch Sports, Susannah Schofield, to discuss her professional experiences and her own definition of success. Susannah is the recipient of the prestigious OBE, which is the Officer of the Order of the British Empire, and it's awarded to individuals who have made major contributions at a local level, or whose work has gained a national profile. In addition to her work with Pitch Sports, Susannah is also the Director General of the Direct Sales (DSA), a published author, and grew through the ranks of Royal Mail. This is an episode you won't to miss! So sit back, relax, and enjoy another great conversation surrounding success!Timecodes:0:06 - Overview on our guest of the day1:21 - Welcoming Susannah Schofield to the show1:42 - Her role and experiences with Direct Sale across the United Kingdom5:05 - Becoming the CEO & Founder of Pitch Sports and what Pitch is all about9:03 - Characteristics Susannah sees throughout successful people10:38 - Where does determination and belief in yourself come from?12:08 - Susannah never had a clear path forward for herself19:54 - Susannah's qualifications and how she earned them over the years23:45 - Her response to the mindset of staying where you are29:31 - Failure is a part of finding success34:47 - Experiencing. direct sales is a great transition into the business world41:30 - How Susannah deals with leadership as a woman in sports49:40 - Receiving the honor of OBE from the Queen54:08 - Her two tips for someone starting out and seeking success58:51 - Susannah's favorite food1:00:22 - Closing remarksConnect with Ayo Olaseinde:FacebookThe Success Network
The Truth About Success - Episode 7 (Feat: Martin Young)
Dec 17 2021
The Truth About Success - Episode 7 (Feat: Martin Young)
In the latest installment of The Truth About Success, Ayo welcomes Martin Young, Senior Leader at Rising Brook Church, to discuss his view on success and how it's linked to faith. Rising Brook Church has a number of locations across mid Staffordshire and serves people throughout that region. Martin also takes responsibilities with some national and international charities, alongside Rising Brook, to help bring transformation to people and places.Martin is specifically passionate about helping the most poor and marginalized people to see truth, goodness, and beauty expressed in culture and the creative arts. Sit back, relax, and enjoy this special edition of the show in which we showcase how success and faith can be linked. Timecodes:0:06 - Overview on the guest of the day1:36 - Martin's background 5:30 - Martin's perspective on success and being overly successful10:15 - You can be successful in many different ways16:38 - Being cocky can lead you to a mixed bag of results20:37 - Addressing the mindset of "I'm not good enough"24:46 - Making peace with your past to ensure you're whole in the presence27:49 - Forgiving yourself verbally32:02 - Face your faith37:56 - Martin's words for those that don't believe in God42:11 - Martin's passion for showing people the beauty in culture46:02 - Martin's tips for someone advancing in their career and in their personal lives50:39 - Don't get carried away with material objects52:13 - If you know the truth, the truth will set you free52:47 - Closing remarksConnect with Ayo Olaseinde:FacebookThe Success Network
The Truth About Success - Episode 6 (Feat: Mark Jones)
Oct 6 2021
The Truth About Success - Episode 6 (Feat: Mark Jones)
In the latest episode of The Truth About Success, Ayo is joined by Mark Jones, Senior Vice President of the Europe, Africa, and Middle East markets for Saladmaster, to discuss his personal and professional journey towards success. Throughout his personal and professional life, Mark struggled with multiple low points that forced him to look inward. He needed to dig deep and instill life changes to put him on a better path forward. After some soul searching, Mark launched a successful career, achieving multiple accolades with Saladmaster. Mark is a firm believer in the power of proper training and mindset. So sit back, relax, and enjoy another fantastic conversation featuring Mark's personal definition of success and the truths he found along the road towards success. Timecodes:0:06 - Introduction and background information on Mark Jones1:43 - Mark's childhood and positive family upbringing5:56 - The beginning of Mark's professional career, while having a child at 20 years old8:04 - The challenges along the way for Mark's career10:15 - Staying positive and focused in the midst of adversity12:10 - Accepting feedback 14:00 - Habits Mark recommends people begin adopting16:47 - What Mark attributes his success to21:45 - The driving factor behind Mark's achievements24:00 - Mark's charitable efforts in the community28:42 - The idea of leaving a legacy behind 31:25 - What someone should avoid on the path to success36:33 - Separating yourself emotionally from what needs to be done38:47 - The one change someone should be implementing into their life43:20 - Closing remarksConnect with Ayo Olaseinde:FacebookThe Success Network
The Truth About Success - Episode 5 (Feat: Pidoy and Ting Pacis)
Sep 7 2021
The Truth About Success - Episode 5 (Feat: Pidoy and Ting Pacis)
In the latest installment of The Truth About Success, Ayo is joined by Pidoy and Ting Pacis, CEO of AC Tristar and Senior Vice Presidents of Saladmaster's Global Filipino Markets, to discuss their personal and professional journey towards achieving success. As natives of the Philippines, Pidoy and Ting have developed fantastic careers and taken massive leaps not only with their lives, but also their marriage. Whether it was moving to Canada for professional opportunities, or becoming a Saladmaster dealer, they had each other's support every step of the way. Now having been married for 39 years, Pidoy and Ting have developed a personal and professional bond like none-other. Listen as the two share their personal truths about success, as well as strategies that led them to generating over $100 million in retail sales. So sit back, relax, and enjoy yet another enlightening conversation surrounding the truth about success!Timecodes:0:06 - Background on Pidoy and Ting Pacis4:50 - Sometimes you have to burn your bridges8:19 - How Pidoy and Ting have kept their focus after launching their family11:13 - How they remained focus despite seeing early success in their careers15:12 - They were born to be champions19:06 - The secret of their 39 years of marriage23:10 - Tips for finding success in relationships29:17 - Mistakes Pidoy and Ting made along the way to their success33:00 - The hardest decisions they have made in business36:34 - The importance of mental fortitude 42:00 - It's okay to celebrate your small victories45:30 - Closing remarksConnect with Ayo Olaseinde:FacebookThe Success Network
The Truth About Success - Episode 4 (Feat: Greg Windfeldt)
Jul 5 2021
The Truth About Success - Episode 4 (Feat: Greg Windfeldt)
In the latest installment of The Truth About Success, Ayo welcomes a close friend and mentor to the show - Greg Windfeldt. As the President and CEO of Preferred Credit, Inc., Greg has spent the last 29 years growing the company through a variety of roles, including collections, operations, controller, Vice President and CFO, and now President and CEO. During Greg's tenure, Preferred Credit has grown from 25 employees to 250. This past year, in one of the most tumultuous years we've seen, Greg helped generate over $240 million in new loans! So sit back, relax, and enjoy another enlightening conversation from an operations master. There are bound to be lessons within Greg's version of success that could be applied to your own professional growth. Timecodes:00:37 - Background information on Greg Windfeldt 02:30 - Greg's upbringing and childhood04:10 - Greg's successful and hard-working father06:15 - Greg interviewing for jobs and starting out in the workforce08:20 - The assumptions of working in your own family business10:15 - The importance of working hard, especially in a small business12:00 - Taking his company form 25 employees to 25016:00 - Background on Preferred Credit, Inc.18:00 - Greg's primary responsibilities within the company 23:12 - The importance behind having mentors26:00 - How to choose the right type of mentors28:50 - The differences in businesses thriving and failing during the Covid-19 pandemic34:00 - Greg's role as Chairman of the Board on Granite Equity37:30 - Greg's outlook on the career growth cycle42:00 - Greg's tips for building wealth46:30 - The Golden Goose analogy48:00 - You need to continuously be learning more information52:00 - Closing remarksConnect with Ayo Olaseinde:FacebookThe Success Network
The Truth About Success - Episode 2 (Feat: Nick Nanton)
Mar 26 2021
The Truth About Success - Episode 2 (Feat: Nick Nanton)
In the second installment of The Truth About Success, Ayo Olaseinde welcomes 22 time Emmy® Award Winning Director and Producer, Nick Nanton, to discuss his truths about success. Listen as Nick shares his personal and professional journey to becoming an extremely well-recognized icon in media. Day-to-day, Nick produces media and has branded content for top thought leaders and media personalities around the world.Additionally, he has authored more than two dozen Best-Selling books (including the Wall Street Journal Bestseller - StorySelling™) and produced and directed more than 40 documentaries, earning 22 Emmy wins and 43 nominations. So sit back, relax, and enjoy a thought-provoking discussion surrounding Nick's interpretation of success and what it means to achieve it. Timecodes:03:00 - Nick's upbringing and roots in Barbados 10:30 - How to find your "unique ability"13:00 - How Nick became a director and producer for documentaries16:50 - How Nick's films are able to evoke emotions from his viewers and inspire action19:11 - What are the ingredients of a good story?20:18 - Nick's advice to someone just starting out in their respective industry23:38 - Staying focused on your goal despite outside challenges27:00 - Nick's experience working with X-Prize and directing Visioneer documentary30:00 - "It's not an education crisis, it's a culture crisis"32:15 - Culture is created when everyone is leaning towards a similar outcome34:35 - Nick's work to combat human trafficking throughout the world37:50 - What traits do the top thought-leaders have?40:00 - The more people you serve, the more you feel fulfilled44:00 - Nick's definition of successConnect with Ayo Olaseinde:FacebookThe Success Network
The Truth About Success - Episode 1
Feb 25 2021
The Truth About Success - Episode 1
In the inaugural episode of The Truth About Success, we take a deep dive into the personal and professional growth of Ayo Olaseinde, President of Saladmaster. Bringing decades of business experience, as well as a rags-to-riches story, Ayo shares his personal and professional journey from the streets to the board room. Throughout his journey, Ayo was forced to look inward and push himself to achieve more than what he thought was possible. In addition to sharing personal truths about his own success, Ayo highlights the goal of the show moving forward. With each new episode, Ayo will welcome on a new guest, who brings their own wealth of experience, to discuss their journeys and truths about their own level of success. So sit back, relax, and enjoy an enlightening conversation surrounding Ayo's own truth about success!Timecodes: 00:25 - Who is Ayo Olaseinde? 01:40 - The meaning behind the show's name "The Truth About Success"04:05 - Ayo's upbringing and struggles he faced07:40 - Ayo making ends meet with a labor-oriented position08:45 - When things began to evolve for Ayo and lead him towards a career in business13:00 - His entrance into the world of sales22:00 - Becoming the President of Saladmaster25:45 - Why Ayo leaned towards writing a book to share his knowledge with others29:27 - What does hard work mean to Ayo? 34:51 - The difference between wishing for something and setting a goal 36:45 - Establishing a partnership with The Success Network and developing this show40:10 - The single driving factor for Ayo's success45:28 - What Saladmaster's dealers can do to further the companies strengths49:15 - Ayo sitting down with Emmy-Award Winner Nick Nanton in his next episode52:00 - Life is about evolving to be the best you, you can beResources:Book - "Have You Got The Why "Y" Factor"Connect with Ayo Olaseinde:FacebookThe Success Network