Fri, 31 May 2019
Jason Hartman talks with John Warrilow, author of Built To Sell, as well as The Automatic Customer, about how to improve your businesses value to the point where you can sell it for top dollar. Personal branding can be great for your business when you start, but can create a rough environment for selling. Listen in as John explains how you can utilize subscription models in today's world to drastically increase your business value.
[1:22] How John started helping companies increase their value
[2:19] How a consulting company John had with blue chip clients and several million dollars in sales was worthless, and how he turned it around
[5:26] The 3 attributes to scale
[9:23] The good and bad of personal branding
[13:06] Don't try to ride your business to the peak and get every last penny before selling, but you want to sell earlier in the game than that
[17:21] How much should you be willing to lose in customer acquisition in order to get that monthly recurring revenue?
[21:37] The 9 subscription models
[24:59] Amazon is a trillion dollar business is because of their subscription models
Fri, 17 May 2019
Jason Hartman talks with Steve Jones, CEO of Allied Universal and author of the book No Off Season: The Constant Pursuit of More, about how his career in sports translated into business success. Steve and Jason look at the various skills learned in sports and how can each be applied to the business world, whether you're an employee or employer.
[4:14] Your ability to overcome obstacles is going to make or break your success
[7:03] Sports teaches you how to work as a team
[10:08] Some techniques on how to keep the team cohesive when dealing with adversity
[13:47] With no action steps in place you only have a dream, not a plan
Fri, 10 May 2019
Jason Hartman talks with Jorge Newbery, founder and CEO of Debt Cleanse, founder of American Homeowner Preservation and author of Debt Cleanse: How to Settle Your Unaffordable Debts for Pennies on the Dollar, about how he was able to climb out of a $26 million hole and how others can follow in his footsteps. This isn't about cheating your way out of debt, it's about using the same rights that creditors have because you need to protect yourself from predatory lending practices.
[2:32] Debt may seem simple, but it's a lot more nuanced that you'd first believe
[4:17] If you can't afford your debts, the best thing you can do is to stop paying them
[7:29] How Jorge got started paying off his $26 million debt
[10:06] What kind of errors you should be looking for from your lendors
[15:56] The elite have often used debt as a way to enslave the lower classes
Fri, 3 May 2019
Jason Hartman talks with Blake Harris, NY Times best selling author of the new book The History of the Future: Oculus, Facebook & the Revolution That Swept Virtual Reality, about the impact technology is having on our lives and how virtual reality can (and currently can't) fit into them as well. The two examine who the leaders are on the VR front, what price point you're currently looking at versus how much it may cost in the future and more.
[2:29] Is the Virtual Reality revolution over before it's even really begun?
[5:25] How technology could change the way we look at properties
[8:56] What is "affordable" for virtual reality equipment?
[10:38] Oculus is the clear leader for now, but who's coming behind them?
[14:55] How virtual reality can be used in a social context
[18:52] How much farther can virtual reality drive the retail apocalypse?