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The Marketplace is a weekly podcast posted every Sunday and hosted by Priest Willis, Sr. The podcast is created with you in mind and talks with a variety of industries such as education, business, sports, comedy, entrepreneurship and more!
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The Marketplace is a weekly podcast posted every Sunday and hosted by Priest Willis, Sr. The podcast is created with you in mind and talks with a variety of industry leaders in business, education, music, sports, comedy, entrepreneurship and more!

Jan 31, 2016

Jon Acuff is the New York Times Bestselling author of five books including his most recent, Do Over: Rescue Monday, Reinvent Your Work and Never Get Stuck.

For 18 years he’s helped some of the biggest brands in the world tell their story, including The Home Depot, Bose, Staples, and the Dave Ramsey Team. Most recently he’s spoken to hundreds of thousands of people at conferences, colleges, companies and churches. Featured regularly on national media, Jon has been seen on CNN, Fox News, Good Day LA and several other key outlets.

  • Jon and I had a great discussion and I really enjoyed his transparency. We discuss;
  • His books Quitter, Start and Do Over!
  • Being afraid to succeed
  • How an entrepreneur can get over what I call “comparisonitis
  • Is there really such a thing as work/life balance?
  • And much more…!
Jan 24, 2016

Syed Balkhi is the Founder of WPBeginner, a WordPress resource site that helps beginners for FREE. He's also launched List25, that offers curated lists of information on a different subjects.  Syed also serves as a writer for The Huffington Post and Entrepreneur, where he has authored several articles.We discuss;

  • We deep dive into his products WPBeginner.com, List25.com and Optin Monster. Which is meant to get you started and or see how easy it is to launch.
  • The downside to being a serial entrepreneur
  • Biggest lessons learned on his entrepreneurial journey
  • Some of his business failures and what it's meant to move forward.
  • Tools (outside of his) that he thinks are game changers
  • and much more!.....
Jan 10, 2016

Joel says Startup Dad Headquarters where we are exploring the intersection between Fatherhood, Entrepreneurship and Life and he’s on that road himself. His goal was to be engaged with his family and pursue his dream of starting a business.

After nearly 14 years as a successful manager at Intel, Joel decided it was time to stop working on someone else’s dream and start working on his own. He pursued those dreams and launched Startup Dad HQ, a business interview show and podcast which has added business coaching and other community components this year.

We discuss;

  • His time at Intel and what point he decided to pursue his own dreams
  • The missions of Startup Dad HQ
  • The challenge of transitioning from a “hobby” to an actual business.
  • Steps to take for ongoing learning
  • Legacy
  • and much more!….
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