Jay Baer — How To Explode Your Word of Mouth Marketing with Talk Triggers

When McKenzie and I started Shine Insurance I had very little knowledge of how to run a business and even less about how to sell something.  I had been a teacher for 13 years.  People brought their kids to my classroom and if I bombed, the immediate consequences were pretty limited. I also knew that most people don’t like insurance or insurance agents very much. Along with people in the...

Adjusting Medicine with Dr Karin Drummond

There’s nothing more valuable to running a profitable business than being yourself. This might not have been true fifty years ago–when molding yourself to established norms was how you succeeded– but it definitely is today. Today, authenticity is everything. You don’t have to be polished or perfect to succeed in business, but you do have to be for real. The work of...

Why Stop at $4,000,000?

Today’s Hosts: Jeremy Goodrich – Owner of Shine Insurance Agency David Quick – Business Coach at Helping Bulls Thrive in China Shops The Crossroads episodes of Scratch Entrepreneur are all about solving a specific growth point for our guest.  David and Jeremy ask probing questions during the first half of the show.  Their goal is to uncover the heart of the growth...

Crossroads: Budgeting For Your Launch with Ellie Symes

While I might not own a traditional tech startup, I still a love/love relationship with the tech world.  Maybe it’s because of the huge role tech now plays in the American Dream.  Or maybe the whole tech building process just fascinates me.  It’s simple, right?  All you have to do is come up with a solution to a pain point, build a model, and put a bunch of cool tech stuff into...

Selling Cities With Mike McAfee

We all have aspirations.  Whether it’s Elon Musk’s vision of a colonized, tunneled Mars, or a homeless kid sitting in school and trying to seem normal, every one of us dreams of a  better future.  Fortunately, there are as many versions of a better future as there are people who have them.  It goes without saying that everyone’s different.  And although there are some 7...

The Perfect Iteration of You with Simone & Malcolm Collins

This week we chat with Simone and Malcolm Collins. As you’ll hear during the show, Simone and Malcolm are many things at once: venture capitalists, marketing gurus, entrepreneurs, and authors. And, like so many of us, they’re on a personal and professional journey towards the perfect iteration of themselves. We’ll discuss how Simone and Malcolm’s journey toward their...

BeeCorp: Saving Honey One Queen Bee at a Time

Our guest today has created smart solutions to specific problems that have plagued beekeepers for centuries. Her and the Beecorp team are taking on some of the key issues around a dying community of animals that we actually really need. Ellie Symes shares her story, how BeeCorp is solving key issues for beekeepers, and what she’s learned from being a CEO. Listen Here: Here’s an...

The Story of Lil Bub’s Dad

Ever dreamed of your pet going viral, meeting the stars, swimming in piles of virtual likes and shares, re-tweets and smiley faces? Maybe even making some dough from the love? I mean who doesn’t want fan mail, right? Our guest is fortunate enough to have experienced all of that-but here’s the thing, he wasn’t really dreaming of it. In fact, it turns out, most people who go viral don’t...

The Inkwell

Do you love the town you live in or do you long to move somewhere else? Have you ever thought about why you feel whatever way you do? I’ve lived in Bloomington Indiana for most of the last 25 years and the more people I meet, the more stories build the thread of this town in my mind, the deeper connection I have with this place. I’ve always seen Bloomington as an oasis. The college town in...

DeveloperTown with Michael Kelly

Have you ever had a good idea?  One that was so obvious, so helpful, so ingenious that you couldn’t believe it didn’t already exist?  You searched the web and couldn’t find anytime about it, you researched the patent list and it just wasn’t there. You sat in a darkroom late at night thinking “what is my next step?”.  Well, if you idea has anything to do with technology, your first...
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