Growth Think Tank (fka "Leaders in the Trenches")

Do you know what keeps you from charging more for your services (and products)? In this episode, Joan Sotkin shares her discoveries that require your attention if you want to raise your pricing options. We talk about how emotions relate to money and even talk about the fear that it evokes. Join us for this episode, especially if you want to make more money.

Get the show notes for 086 Joan Sotkin | What To Do To Charge More For Your Services

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Many people use the terms branding and marketing interchangeably. There is a difference…a BIG difference actually. Re Perez with Branding for the People shares his view of branding.

Get the show notes for 085 Re Perez | Branding is not Marketing

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Yes, I had to put the word SEX in the title. In fact, this is a first here at Leaders in the Trenches. Its the first time we have ever discussed sex and we talk about it throughout the whole episode. Don’t worry…it’s not just for shock value either…SEX is a big part of this episode.

Get the show notes for 084 Tony and Alisa DiLorenzo | What does Sex have to do with Business?

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You can tell tons about people by the excuses they give you about their business and life. You can tell if they see the scarcity in everything or the abundance.

Jason Hartman has reached a level of success that many business owners dream of. He has been able to create enough wealth in his life to start a foundation for deserving kids to give them “financial awareness” (a missing element in our schools today). Listen to this episode to hear Jason share his journey to success despite the challenges along the way.

Get the show notes for 083 Jason Hartman | Life of Abundance

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Let me let you in on a secret. Are you ready? There is no “one thing” that will turn your business around. A business is a collection of systems, processes and of course, people. You can’t just fix one thing or buy one tool and it all turns around.

Get the show notes for 082 Susan Baroncini-Moe | There Is No Silver Bullet in Business

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Who do you have in your life that helps you see another perspective? Who do you have that holds you accountable? Who do you have that shares wisdom and insights with you when you need it most? For sports fans out there…think about the role of the coach for every professional team in the world.

Get the show notes for 080 Monique Caradine | Every Winner Has a Coach

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Taking contract work to make ends meet…burning the midnight oil with freelance clients…balancing work and family…living with stress all the time.  Does this story sound similar to yours?

Get the show notes for 079 Jeremiah Claybrooks | The Story of Struggle to Success

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Every business owner struggles in the beginning to bring in revenue. They tend to lean on friends and their network. But as quickly as you can, you must find your sweet spot in business.

This is exactly what Michael Stelzner did when he launched his digital agency to make it into a big success. We also discuss being ‘in the trenches” in his business now, Social Media Examiner. Michael opens up in this episode and shares his journey of blood, sweat, tears, failures, and fears.

Get the show notes for 078 Michael Stelzner | Finding Your Sweet Spot

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A motivational speaker, self-help author and success mentor. He has helped countless individuals and businesses reach their goals through a wide range of effective, life-changing strategies. He invests his work with an unwavering dedication to the success of his students in various facets of their lives and careers.

Get the show notes for 077 Shannon Graham | Believe in Yourself – The Top Mindset

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When you understand the value of an “audience” to your business your life will change. You won’t see just numbers and sales, you will see the people. You will see the problems they have and see the solutions they need.

Get the show notes for 081 David Hooper | The Keys to Building Your Audience

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