Kristian Aleixo – Escaping the Clutches of Fate: Building Resilience to Life’s Speed Bumps (AoL 137)

To succeed in life we’re all going to have obstacles get in our way. Sometimes it’ll be people telling us we can’t do something. Other times it might be a lack of knowledge about a certain topic. Today’s guest, Kristian Aleixo, is all about taking obstacles head on. However, he looks at them as challenges. […]

high performer

Giving Your A-Game – What it Takes to be a High Performer

When it comes to labeling common sense and things that happen in an everyday working environment, the Organizational Leadership (OLS) department at Purdue is my standard. During my studies, I remember thinking “that makes sense” to so many concepts that we learned about. From the importance of the transition period in organizational change, to mentorship, […]

education reform

Daniel Blanchard – Teaching the Whole Child: Making the Case for Education Reform (AoL 136)

When it comes to your everyday classroom teacher, a lot of them feel like their hands are tied in a similar fashion. They’re not allowed to teach the way that they believe they should. Because of this, the average time that someone works in the public education system as a classroom teacher is 3 years. […]

find your niche

How to Find Your Niche and REALLY Act On It!

 One of my favorite quotes from Stephen Covey could be a great subtitle for what I’ve been thinking about lately: “The secret is not to prioritize what’s on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities.” For the first two years of the reboot of the New Inceptions, I was working on content pretty much daily. […]

young entrepreneurs

Angel Ribo – Seeking a Higher Purpose: Scaling into International Markets and Educating Young Entrepreneurs (AoL 135)

 When scaling a business, there’s many options that an owner or CEO can take. A lot of times, especially for brick and mortar companies, one of the first things that they’ll consider is growing their company internationally. However, if they don’t consider the culture they’re moving into, their effort is certainly going to have […]

quality content

Creating Effective Quality Content

When it comes to marketing today, there’s a certain idea all digital marketers have to follow. We have to add value before we get the sale. What does that mean? Well, for most, it means that we have to educate our potential clients or customers about what it is that we do or make. In […]

the mentor

Antonio Smith Jr – The Making of the Mentor: Escaping Poverty & Building Others Up (AoL 134)

When someone hits rock bottom, they usually have a choice to make. One, they can blame everyone but themselves for what has happened to them. Many times this prevents people from moving on from where they’re at. They can then choose to make the other choice. They can realize that they’re actually the one in […]

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Patrons Only! – Making Past Seasons of the AoL Podcast “Pay to Listen”

As I mentioned in the last podcast, I’m going to start putting past “seasons” of the podcast behind a Patreon paywall. Don’t worry, I don’t plan to flip the switch until late December… and I’ll only be asking $3/mo to have access. 🙂 It’s a result of a lot of strategic reorganizing I’ve been doing […]

self empowerment

Going North! – A Practical Guide in Bettering Yourself through Self Empowerment with Dom Brightmon (AoL 133)

Anyone that has had a significant amount of success in their lives have probably done a fair amount of listening to those who have had more experience. When you’re thinking about sports, for example, there’s no team that has been successful without having coaches and a front office who perform well at their jobs. Likewise, […]

online entrepreneurs

10 Amazing Links for Online Entrepreneurs in 2019

As us creative business owners go down our individual paths, we often find ourselves entrenched in situations that might take our focus off of the bigger picture from time to time. For me, I’ve been neck deep in catching back up with marketing so that I can better help the citizens of Amplify Indy. So […]