The Candy Valentino Show

Candy Valentino

Candy Valentino has been scaling businesses before she could legally drink! Join her every Monday as she talks about wealth habits, business models, profit plans, real estate investing, and much more. Listen and learn as Candy talks to some of the most successful minds in the world like Tony Robbins, Daymond John, Ed Mylett and Amy Lacey. Hear lessons directly from Candy leveraging her 25 years of knowledge and experience. Why focus on becoming rich when the true goal is to become wealthy? And not just with your finances! It doesn't matter if you belong to Generation X, Y or Z. The Candy Valentino Show is for you! Let's start investing. For more, follow Candy @candyvalentino on all social media platforms and subscribe to her channel on YouTube to watch your favorite episode. read less
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How to Lead Strong Remote Teams
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How to Lead Strong Remote Teams
Join us for this conversation on leadership with author, mentor and industry expert Sally Helgesen.  Sally has over 40 years experience in leadership development. This interview turns into a mini-masterclass as we explore the crucial role of leadership in business.  Sally shares her insights on strategy, talent management, and the importance of inclusive leadership for teams, which operate in person— as well as remote. We talk about the unique challenges faced by entrepreneurs, the difference in overall strategy needed for leading remote teams, and how to develop effective meetings.  Sally also discusses the challenges and triumphs of women in leadership, offering advice on overcoming self-doubt and supporting female entrepreneurs. This is a must listen for anyone in business, leadership, or an executive position.  Chapters: 00:00 - Introduction 00:20 - The Importance of Leadership in Business 01:43 - The Importance of Inclusive Leadership 02:56 - Challenges of Leadership for Entrepreneurs 03:37 - The Need for a Sounding Board in Leadership 07:53 - Dealing with Resentment as a Leader 10:22 - The Challenges of Leading a Remote Team 11:42 - The Importance of Relationship Building in Remote Teams 16:05 - The Role of Breakout Sessions in Remote Teams 17:26 - Effective Meeting Cadence for Remote Teams 22:09 - Encouraging Continued Discussion and Idea Development 22:59 - Rewarding the Concept of Idea Generation 23:27 - Inclusive Attitude and Idea Generation 23:54 - The Story of Nickelodeon's Receptionist 26:32 - Women in Leadership 27:07 - Challenges Faced by Women Entrepreneurs 29:12 - Struggling with Perfectionism 30:43 - The Story of Sandy Stoats 34:47 - Overcoming Self-Doubt and Seizing Opportunities 35:25 - Supporting Female Entrepreneurs Connect with us on social media to stay updated on upcoming episodes and exclusive content! Subscribe To The Podcast Here: Apple Podcasts Spotify YouTube Connect With Me: Facebook Instagram LinkedIn TikTok For further business training opportunities visit Founders Organization: https://foundersorganization.com/event/ Order My #1 Bestselling Book “WEALTH HABITS” Here: https://www.candyvalentino.com/book Sally's Information: Website - https://sallyhelgesen.com/ IG - https://www.instagram.com/sally_helgesen/ Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/in/sallyhelgesen/ Twitter - https://twitter.com/SallyHelgesen YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUz7li0cbIynS34m5q1hilw Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mastering THIS Will Give You Greater Success in Business (and Life)
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Mastering THIS Will Give You Greater Success in Business (and Life)
In this episode, we delve into the importance of communication in both personal and business relationships.  Did you know that 85% of our success in business and in life comes from our communication?  A research study by Carnegie Mellon in 2019 explains why that is and how improving your communication can improve your business.  When communicating with your team, employees, or just within your personal lives — having mindful communication is critically important.   We explore how this can make a significant difference and share practical tips to help you keep your composure and communicate effectively.  By improving your communication style, you can enhance your relationships and achieve greater success in your entrepreneurial journey. Chapters: 00:00 - Introduction 01:15 - Importance of Communication 02:10 - Holistic Entrepreneurship and Mindful Communication 03:35 - Active Listening 06:19 - Empathy in Communication 07:34 - Practical Tips for Mindful Communication 09:28 - Mindfulness in Personal and Business Relationships 11:16 - Improving Your Communication Style 12:03 - Keeping Composure and Communicating Effectively 15:12 - Conclusion Connect with us on social media to stay updated on upcoming episodes and exclusive content! Subscribe To The Podcast Here: Apple Podcasts Spotify YouTube Connect With Me: Facebook Instagram LinkedIn TikTok For further business training opportunities visit Founders Organization: https://foundersorganization.com/event/ Order My #1 Bestselling Book “WEALTH HABITS” Here: https://www.candyvalentino.com/book Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
The Power of Discipline in Business
May 16 2024
The Power of Discipline in Business
Motivation may get you to start, but it’s discipline that allows you to continue. In this episode, Candy discusses the critical role of discipline in achieving success.  From setting clear goals and connecting with discipline to avoid unfulfilled dreams, this episode covers essential strategies for personal and professional growth.  Discover the importance of monitoring progress, being honest with yourself, celebrating achievements along the way and what it means to “practice in private, celebrate in public”. With a flexible approach to goals and a mindset focused on progress, this discussion offers valuable insights for anyone looking to achieve their goals.  Connect with us on social media to stay updated on upcoming episodes and exclusive content! Chapters: 00:00 - The lynchpin of success 01:50 - The key to success 05:06 - Clear goals, connect with discipline, avoid unfulfilled dreams 08:02 - Cultivate discipline, surround yourself with accountable individuals 08:22 - Announcing results in private, protecting dreams 09:49 - Building discipline requires monitoring progress, honesty, celebration 11:41 - Flexible approach to goals, discipline key 13:54 - Mindset of achieving greatness Connect with us on social media to stay updated on upcoming episodes and exclusive content! Subscribe To The Podcast Here: Apple Podcasts Spotify YouTube Connect With Me: Facebook Instagram LinkedIn TikTok For further business training opportunities visit Founders Organization: https://foundersorganization.com/event/ Order My #1 Bestselling Book “WEALTH HABITS” Here: https://www.candyvalentino.com/book Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Building a $100M Brand with Josh Snow
May 13 2024
Building a $100M Brand with Josh Snow
In today’s episode of The Candy Valentino Show, we welcome Josh Snow, founder of SNOW, mega e-commerce oral hygiene brand. Tune in as we explore Josh's entrepreneurial journey, discussing the challenges and milestones of building his empire.  This conversation covers everything from product development and branding to retail expansion and distribution strategies. Learn about Snow's customer-focused approach and how intentionality and purpose play crucial roles in his business.  We also dive into Josh’s personal development strategies, and one WARNING that I wish all entrepreneurs would hear.  If you want to grow your business, you don’t want to miss this episode.  Chapters: 00:00 - Introduction 01:47 - Building the Best Teeth Whitening Brand 05:04 - Snow's Product Development Strategy 08:17 - Snow's Business Strategy 09:57 - Snow's Customer-Centric Approach 14:12 - The Importance of Continuous Learning 19:27 - Snow's Distribution Strategy 24:34 - Influencer Marketing Strategy 29:22 - The Importance of Purpose in Business 33:18 - Learning from Business Mistakes 42:57 - The Realization of True Happiness 45:05 - The Dangers of Comparison 51:32 - The Importance of Giving Back 58:35 - The Balance between Push and Peace Connect with us on social media to stay updated on upcoming episodes and exclusive content! Subscribe To The Podcast Here: Apple Podcasts Spotify YouTube Connect With Me: Facebook Instagram LinkedIn TikTok For further business training opportunities visit Founders Organization: https://foundersorganization.com/event/ Order My #1 Bestselling Book “WEALTH HABITS” Here: https://www.candyvalentino.com/book Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Maximizing Business Revenue for Growth
May 9 2024
Maximizing Business Revenue for Growth
In this episode, Candy Valentino is diving deep into strategies to skyrocket your business's revenue and maximize your profits. From understanding the intricacies of customer acquisition to mastering pricing strategies, Candy is sharing my wealth of knowledge gained over 26 years of building and exiting multi-million dollar businesses.  Candy is teaching 4 key topics with actionable insights for entrepreneurs and business leaders to execute on right now.  Join us as we explore upselling, cross-selling, loyalty programs, and the delicate balance of raising prices.  Whether you're a seasoned entrepreneur or just starting out – this business training episode is a must watch!!  Chapters:  00:00 - Introduction and Background 00:31 - The Importance of Revenue Growth in Business 01:29 - Fundamental Ways to Increase Business Revenue 02:23 - Exploring Customer Acquisition 03:15 - Maximizing Average Cart Value 04:11 - Enhancing Buying Frequency 05:10 - The Controversy of Raising Prices 06:00 - Strategies for Effective Customer Acquisition 07:50 - Upselling and Cross-Selling Techniques 08:54 - The Power of Loyalty Programs 10:35 - Providing Exceptional Customer Service 12:44 - Navigating Price Increases 14:45 - Analyzing Business Profitability and Pricing 16:52 - Applying Plato's Principle in Business 18:01 - Conclusion and Key Takeaways Subscribe To The Podcast Here: Apple Podcasts Spotify YouTube Connect With Me: Facebook Instagram LinkedIn Twitter TikTok YouTube For further business training opportunities visit Founders Organization: https://foundersorganization.com/event/ Order My #1 Bestselling Book “WEALTH HABITS” Here: https://www.candyvalentino.com/book Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
The Woman Behind “Rich Dad Poor Dad”
May 6 2024
The Woman Behind “Rich Dad Poor Dad”
🌟 EXCLUSIVE INSIGHTS with Sharon Lechter🌟 Join us for a captivating conversation with Sharon Lechter – renowned financial literacy expert, bestselling author, and business mentor.  As the co-author of Rich Dad Poor Dad and the founder of Pay Your Family First, Sharon Lechter is the premier expert for financial literacy and entrepreneurial success. In this episode, we discuss: Instilling the values of financial freedom into your children from a young age How economic dynamics have evolved since the publication of Rich Dad Poor Dad Pivotal moments in Sharon's entrepreneurial journey and the power of pivoting Unraveling the root causes of a scarcity mindset Navigating economic fluctuations with confidence and seizing opportunities for growth The crucial distinction between building a business and building a job Strategies for acquiring, building, and creating assets at any stage of life This episode isn’t just about how to make more money, it’s about how a “wealthy life” is defined not just by monetary riches but by legacy and impact.  Join us on this inspirational episode to redefine success and strive for a richer life! For more insightful episodes, subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCigB0JiMAnkyrN5auGcsVVA Chapters: 00:00 Introduction 1:12 Sharon explains her upbringing and career change decision  2:30 Sharon describes the background story of 'Rich Dad, Poor Dad' 5:42 Sharon discusses the shift in her business model 7:28 Sharon talks about the challenges faced by women in business  11:12 Sharon emphasizes the importance of mindset and dialogue in financial education 28:59 Importance of definiteness of purpose and open-mindedness in business 32:10 Need for feedback loop and solution-based thinking for business success 36:40 Importance of building a rich life, not just wealth 38:24 Importance of controlling mindset and beliefs about money 39:58 Advice on preparing for economic downturn and seizing opportunities  43:15 Discussion on structuring and preparing a business for sale 48:37 Opportunity to invest in real estate with partners or REITs 51:39 Wealth defined as legacy, impact, and contribution Connect with us on social media to stay updated on upcoming episodes and exclusive content! Subscribe To The Podcast Here: Apple Podcasts Spotify YouTube Connect With Me: Facebook Instagram LinkedIn TikTok For further business training opportunities visit Founders Organization: https://foundersorganization.com/event/ Order My #1 Bestselling Book “WEALTH HABITS” Here: https://www.candyvalentino.com/book Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
The Future of Ecommerce is Personalized with ThirdLove Founder Heidi Zak
Apr 29 2024
The Future of Ecommerce is Personalized with ThirdLove Founder Heidi Zak
In this episode, Heidi Zak shares the origin story of what led her to start ThirdLove, and how put all of her professional and personal experience together, to create the brand that disrupted an entire industry.  From navigating changes in online consumer behavior to the challenges of fundraising and maintaining authenticity, Heidi offers insights into the highs and lows of entrepreneurship. Whether you're a startup or a seasoned business owner, this episode is packed with inspiration and education to ignite your entrepreneurial spirit. Chapters: 00:00 - Introduction 02:29 - Creating Urgency in Sales 00:02:46 - Product Development and Launches 004:21 - Expansion into Physical Retail 10:50 - Try Before You Buy Strategy 16:47 - Challenges of Raising Capital 21:46 - The Journey of Entrepreneurship 24:20 - The Risk of Diversification 00:26:12 - The Idea behind the Company & Future of ThirdLove 34:34 - Advice for Early Stage Entrepreneurs 38:36 - The Weight of Disruption Connect with us on social media to stay updated on upcoming episodes and exclusive content! Subscribe To The Podcast Here: Apple Podcasts Spotify YouTube Connect With Me: Facebook Instagram LinkedIn Twitter TikTok YouTube For further business training opportunities visit Founders Organization: https://foundersorganization.com/event/ Order My #1 Bestselling Book “WEALTH HABITS” Here: https://www.candyvalentino.com/book Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
45 things that I have learned in life
Apr 25 2024
45 things that I have learned in life
Welcome to a special episode where I share 45 invaluable lessons I've learned throughout my life journey.  From health to relationships, to investing and life —each insight is a piece of wisdom I’ve gathered over time.  I’m even sharing what I did in my life that worked, what I wish I would have done differently, and what I’m doing to avoid regret.  This episode is packed with lessons in success, friendship, life, relationships, health and how to find happiness.  Chapters: 0:00 Care more about dreams and goals than opinions of others 0:24 Birthday episode discussing 45 life lessons 10:26 Consider allowing kids to struggle to build resilience 11:04 Buy and hold real estate for passive income 13:49 Every decision takes you closer or further from goals.  15:22 Be honest and speak up for injustice 22:33 Take time to heal and focus on mental health 25:29 Create more than you consume for positivity 27:01 Don't be underinsured and reevaluate policies annually 28:27 Start with the end in mind for goal achievement. 29:09 Encouragement to ideate on lifestyle changes  30:09 Importance of giving more and expecting less 32:37 Encouragement to pursue highest potential   Connect with us on social media to stay updated on upcoming episodes and exclusive content! Subscribe To The Podcast Here: Apple Podcasts Spotify YouTube Connect With Me: Facebook Instagram LinkedIn Twitter TikTok YouTube For further business training opportunities visit Founders Organization: https://foundersorganization.com/event/ Order My #1 Bestselling Book “WEALTH HABITS” Here: https://www.candyvalentino.com/book Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
How To Build A Business Where Everyone Wins
Apr 22 2024
How To Build A Business Where Everyone Wins
In today's episode, we have the privilege of sitting down with a true industry titan, Tommy Mello.  Tommy is not only the Owner of A1 Garage Door Service, a national garage door repair chain that serves an astonishing 16,000 homes every month, but he's also a business luminary who generated over $125 million in revenue last year, with an impressive $25 million in EBITDA. Additionally, he is the author of two game-changing books, "Home Service Millionaire" and "Elevate: Build A Business Where Everyone Can Win." Tommy discusses how he created success in his business and how his everyday mindset creates business for him. From prioritizing empathy and brand development to fostering a culture of personal and professional success, Tommy offers invaluable insights for entrepreneurs and professionals alike.  If you're ready to elevate your business in 2024 and beyond, make sure to watch this ENTIRE episode for winning strategies from our friend and guest Tommy Mello.  Chapters: 00:00 Introduction 4:53 Prioritizing leadership, team building, and standard operating procedures 8:56 Focus on affluent clients for consistent business regardless of the economy  9:59 Personal background and motivation for entrepreneurial journey  12:09 Emphasizing profitability over revenue 15:12 Promoting a culture of personal and professional success  19:10 Importance of strategic data analysis  24:05 Realization of the importance of work-life balance 36:25 Asking a final question about rebuilding success from scratch 38:08 Emphasizing the importance of seeking advice from successful individuals Connect with us on social media to stay updated on upcoming episodes and exclusive content! Subscribe To The Podcast Here: Apple Podcasts Spotify YouTube Connect With Me: Facebook Instagram LinkedIn Twitter TikTok YouTube For further business training opportunities visit Founders Organization: https://foundersorganization.com/event/ Order My #1 Bestselling Book “WEALTH HABITS” Here: https://www.candyvalentino.com/book Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
My Dad’s Advice for You
Apr 15 2024
My Dad’s Advice for You
This is a heartfelt conversation packed with wisdom with a very special episode, "My Dad’s Advice for You."  Join me and my father for personal interview questions and reflections, as we delve into my dad's childhood, his journey to entrepreneurship, and the invaluable lessons he's learned along the way.  From navigating single parenthood to defining success and overcoming fear, each moment is a treasure trove of insights for viewers.  We unravel the essence of wealth, the importance of staying true to our goals, and the enduring legacy of family values Chapters: 00:00 Introduction 00:18 Interview with Dad 02:33 Dad's Childhood 06:43 Advice for Single-Parent Families 07:53 Teenage Parenthood and Fatherhood 11:30 Regrets and Reflections 13:12 Path to Entrepreneurship 15:39 Father's Pride and Advice 16:55 Lessons from Grandfather 18:13 Future Aspirations 18:49 Early Retirement Dreams 20:32 Working on Projects and Memories 22:30 Value of Giving Back and Helping Others 23:40 Definition of Wealth and Starting Over 25:32 Investing in Real Estate and Staying True to Goals 27:53 Overcoming Fear and Staying True to Values 31:57 Closing Thoughts and Reflections Connect with us on social media to stay updated on upcoming episodes and exclusive content! Subscribe To The Podcast Here: Apple Podcasts Spotify YouTube Connect With Me: Facebook Instagram LinkedIn Twitter TikTok YouTube For further business training opportunities visit Founders Organization: https://foundersorganization.com/event/ Order My #1 Bestselling Book “WEALTH HABITS” Here: https://www.candyvalentino.com/book Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Million Dollar Marketing Advice from Youngest Founder of a Publicly Traded Company in History
Apr 8 2024
Million Dollar Marketing Advice from Youngest Founder of a Publicly Traded Company in History
On this episode of the The Candy Valentino Show, we’re hosting Dan Fleyshman, the youngest founder of a public traded company.  We talk about his huge entrepreneurial wins like ringing the opening bell, to earth shattering losses like how he lost everything he’d built — Dan is straight shooting, to the point and shares so much value in our episode.  I asked him how to navigate business in this upcoming economy, and he even opens up about his biggest fear, the phone call that changed his life, and what he would do if he had to start over from ZERO again.  Dan shares wisdom of success, advice on investing, relationship capital, marketing and personal brands.  I ask him about THE PHONE CALL. And how this one thing costs him millions of dollars — and he shares with us what he does next (and how this can help you!) Dan is one of those people who doesn't just say a lot of words. He has a lot of wisdom in few words. So grab a pen and get ready for this interview with the incredible Dan Fleyshman!  Chapters: 00:00 Introduction 1:02 Exploring Short-Term Real Estate Investing 2:59 Taxes and Risks of Short-Term investments 4:44 Benefits of Long-Term Real Estate Investing 8:55 The airbnb debate: Pros and Cons 9:48 Is Airbnb right for you? 11:27 Choosing the right Real Estate Strategy  13:09 The House Back Strategy 14:06 The importance of a Balanced Investment Portfolio Subscribe To The Podcast Here: Apple Podcasts Spotify YouTube Connect With Me: Facebook Instagram LinkedIn Twitter TikTok YouTube For further business training opportunities visit Founders Organization: https://foundersorganization.com/event/ Order My #1 Bestselling Book “WEALTH HABITS” Here: https://www.candyvalentino.com/book Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices