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Business Made Simple Podcast

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Welcome to the Business Made Simple Podcast where we coach you to build your business like an airplane. The cockpit is your leadership. The body is your overhead. The right engine is your marketing. The left engine is your sales. The wings are your products and the fuel tanks are your cash flow. If you build the six parts of your business correctly it will fly far and fast. Every week we help a business owner just like you optimize their airplane.

#67: David Novak—Are You Truly Self Aware as a Leader?
Apr 11 2022
#67: David Novak—Are You Truly Self Aware as a Leader?
As a leader it's easy to feel the pressure of needing to make every decision. It's also easy to fall into the trap of dismissing other people's ideas thinking your way is best. In fact, leaders who lead by force not only erode confidence within their company but can ultimately push it to failure. So how can you lead with authority while still being inclusive and open-minded?   In this episode, Donald Miller talks with David Novak, founder and CEO of David Novak Leadership and co-author of Take Charge of You. David is also the co-founder and retired CEO of Yum! Brands, one of the world’s largest restaurant companies including KFC, Pizza Hut, and Taco Bell. Throughout the conversation, David shares his incredible insight coaching you how to identify if you're holding your company back as a leader then shows you exactly how to develop one of the most powerful tools every successful leader needs: self awareness.   If your business is built like an airplane, this conversation is all about the cockpit, or your leadership! After today’s conversation, you will know how to be more self aware as A leader and in the best position to grow your company.   Order David Novak's new book, Take Charge of You, at TakeChargeOfYou.com.    --   SUBMIT FOR A CHANCE TO GET COACHED ON THE PODCAST: BusinessMadeSimple.com/Podcast    APPLY TO BECOME A BUSINESS MADE SIMPLE CERTIFIED COACH: CertifiedBusinessCoach.com   TAKE OUR ASSESSMENT TO FIND OUT WHAT’S WRONG WITH YOUR BUSINESS AND HOW TO FIX IT: MyBusinessReport.com   FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM: Instagram.com/BusinessMadeSimple
#61: How to Attract and Retain Top Talent
Feb 28 2022
#61: How to Attract and Retain Top Talent
Your business needs highly trained individuals to serve your clients well. But hiring top talent is expensive, and businesses often wonder how they can pay well and still keep the business afloat, especially when they have looming overhead expenses as well.   In this episode, Donald Miller talks with Michael Remole, CEO and Founder of Gateway Family Services of Illinois, a mental health organization providing services including equine assisted therapy. Don coaches Michael on how he can attract, retain and compensate the highly specialized workforce his practice needs to thrive.   If your business like an airplane, this coaching conversation is all about the body, or your overhead. If you are struggling to attract and retain top talent while also struggling to offer a competitive salary, this episode will give you a path forward and some much needed relief.   Learn more about Gateway Family Services at GatewayFamilyServices.org.   --   Are you stuck trying to grow your amazing business everyone should know about? We can help! Go to BusinessMadeSimple.com/Podcast, share what's been keeping you up at night when it comes to growing your business, and you could be a guest on a future episode. If selected, Donald Miller will coach you during a podcast taping to help identify where your business is blocked and what you need to do to fix it. Stop playing a guessing game when it comes to growing your business and go to BusinessMadeSimple.com/Podcast today!   If you are struggling to discover the problem that's keeping your business from growing, we can give you a customized plan to fix it. Just go to MyBusinessReport.com, fill out the assessment, and get a FREE detailed report on the health of your business along with a customized plan on how to make it more profitable. It only takes about 12 minutes to complete! Knowing what's really going on with your business shouldn't be a mystery. Go to MyBusinessReport.com right now and get the customized plan you need to fix it.   Every week on the Business Made Simple Podcast we help you build your business like an airplane so you can fly it far and fast.
#60: How to Scale Your Team as a Solopreneur
Feb 21 2022
#60: How to Scale Your Team as a Solopreneur
As a soloprenuer, you are used to doing everything yourself. But as a team of one there's only so much you can do to scale your business. So when it comes to growth, how do you create a strategy for expanding your team that doesn't inflate your overhead, grows your revenue, and utilizes your time and talents to the fullest?   In this episode, Donald Miller talks with Laurelyn Dexter, owner of My Brand Photographer, a business that helps female entrepreneurs grow their businesses through strategic brand photography, and coaches her on how to make a strategic first hire that makes her business scalable.   If you think of your business like an airplane, this coaching conversation is all about the body (overhead) and wings (products). After listening, you will have a clear idea how to bring on a new team member to increase the strength of your wings without adding more weight to the body of your plane.   Learn more about Laurelyn Dexter and My Brand Photography at MyBrandPhotographer.com.   --   Are you stuck trying to grow your amazing business everyone should know about? We can help! Go to BusinessMadeSimple.com/Podcast, share what's been keeping you up at night when it comes to growing your business, and you could be a guest on a future episode. If selected, Donald Miller will coach you during a podcast taping to help identify where your business is blocked and what you need to do to fix it. Stop playing a guessing game when it comes to growing your business and go to BusinessMadeSimple.com/Podcast today!   If you are struggling to discover the problem that's keeping your business from growing, we can give you a customized plan to fix it. Just go to MyBusinessReport.com, fill out the assessment, and get a FREE detailed report on the health of your business along with a customized plan on how to make it more profitable. It only takes about 12 minutes to complete! Knowing what's really going on with your business shouldn't be a mystery. Go to MyBusinessReport.com right now and get the customized plan you need to fix it.   Every week on the Business Made Simple Podcast we help you build your business like an airplane so you can fly it far and fast.
#59: Tim Arnold—Move Forward Faster When You Lead With "And"
Feb 14 2022
#59: Tim Arnold—Move Forward Faster When You Lead With "And"
As a leader, you’re committed to making a difference, leaving a mark, and making the world a better place. But when it comes to moving things forward, does it often seem like you’re fighting an uphill battle against broken systems, impossible demands, and unreasonable people?   In this episode, Donald Miller talks with Tim Arnold, leadership expert and author of the new book Lead with And, to coach you to move beyond the traditional Either/Or approach to solving problems and embrace the transformational power of Both/And thinking.   If your business like an airplane, this coaching conversation is all about the cockpit! After today's conversation will help you learn how to rise above polarity, division, and conflicting values and gain the courage to lead with AND.   Order Tim Arnold's new book Lead with And at LeadWithAnd.com.   --   Have you ever created a new product based on a hunch? Or a guess? Or a favor you owe so-and-so? The truth is, most business leaders don’t have a plan for creating new products. And it’s costing them. A lot.If you think of your business like an airplane, your products are the wings. If they’re not strong, you’re going to crash! If you need a formula for creating new products (and auditing your existing products!), join Donald Miller on Thursday, February 17th for our next Live Coaching event on How to Create Profitable Products. When you register for the event for $275, you’ll also get a year subscription to the Business Made Simple platform, which includes your registration to ALL our live coaching event and our on-demand courses! Register now at BusinessMadeSimple.com/Live.    Are you stuck trying to grow your amazing business everyone should know about? We can help! Go to BusinessMadeSimple.com/Podcast, share what's been keeping you up at night when it comes to growing your business, and you could be a guest on a future episode. If selected, Donald Miller will coach you during a podcast taping to help identify where your business is blocked and what you need to do to fix it. Stop playing a guessing game when it comes to growing your business and go to BusinessMadeSimple.com/Podcast today!   If you are struggling to discover the problem that's keeping your business from growing, we can give you a customized plan to fix it. Just go to MyBusinessReport.com, fill out the assessment, and get a FREE detailed report on the health of your business along with a customized plan on how to make it more profitable. It only takes about 12 minutes to complete! Knowing what's really going on with your business shouldn't be a mystery. Go to MyBusinessReport.com right now and get the customized plan you need to fix it.   Every week on the Business Made Simple Podcast we help you build your business like an airplane so you can fly it far and fast.