Author: David Shaft

Subscribe: iTunes / Spotify This episode is action packed as we go over being innovative and efficient. Judah Bergman, Co-Founder & President of Joobaby does a great job of discussing the early days and getting Joolbaby’s first product off of the ground by finding an empty space in the market. We then go through the episode learning more about how he had a vision, built the vision, shipped the vision and where that long term vision needs to go. Judah Bergman, the visionary Founder and President of Jool Baby, embarked on his entrepreneurial journey in 2015 driven by a simple yet profound need—to…

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Subscribe: iTunes / Spotify This is a shorter episode where I just want to remind everyone how important purpose is in everything we do. As the Cambridge dictionary defines it “an intention or aim; a reason for doing something or for allowing something to happen.” It is so important that everything going on in our lives aligns with our purpose and who we want to be.  To learn more, visit:https://www.linkedin.com/in/david-shaft/ Listen to more episodes on Mission Matters:https://missionmatters.com/author/david-shaft/

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Subscribe: iTunes / Spotify This episode we meet a gentleman on the course of Fox Hills. We talk about the area and I think it is a great example of how there is an opportunity to have awesome conversations all around us. Life is all about connecting with new and interesting people everyday.  To learn more, visit:https://www.linkedin.com/in/david-shaft/ Listen to more episodes on Mission Matters:https://missionmatters.com/author/david-shaft/

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Subscribe: iTunes / Spotify Robin talks product strategy as well as looking for the right time to pivot a product into a new look. He lets us into his thought process as he guides Nicki Clarke into a day and age with modern products and modern solutions for salon artists everywhere. The path of taking a classic brand and bringing it into the new age where it not only looks beautiful but it WORKS. Using a strategy where it is about the product being a quality that salon artists want to sell to their clients the product sells itself rather…

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Subscribe: iTunes / Spotify In this episode we start by discussing a new product from Nicky Clarke that Drew loves to use for all of his clients. We met right in the event of getting a great interview on the spot at the American Beauty Show! We talk about the Airstyle Pro which is one of the newest products Nicki Clarke has made. We also talk about Drew’s unique path into becoming such a renowned hair stylist. Sharing his path as well as how he found many different mentors on his path that poured into and allowed him to find…

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Subscribe: iTunes / Spotify In this episode we introduce this month’s segment of the American Beauty Show (ABS) in Chicago giving a perspective of someone who was covering the event as press and working the event. Talking about the amazing people we met, the show’s impact and how people can best take advantage of opportunities like this. Below you will find links to the ABS and Savanna’s content. Savana is a Musician & Model at Midnight Records LLC. Savanna is from Michigan. She loves to write songs inspired by poetry and stories. Savanna’s Linktree: https://linktr.ee/savanna.com?utm_source=linktree_profile_share<sid=8426ea69-a6e5-48e3-8943-352ec3239861 American Beauty Show:https://xpressreg.net/register/absh0424/error.asp?e=200 To learn more,…

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Subscribe: iTunes / Spotify In this episode we talk about the value of having loved ones to push you to take a chance on ourselves. This works best when we have a skillset to lean on and we just have to find the value in ourselves that we give to the rest of the world already. Mezar shows that before he was an “Auto-preneur” he was already building successful businesses. Mezar Chakwa is a serial auto-preneur and Fractional Marketing Executive. He leverages an AI workforce to automate 90% of his online businesses while working 5-hour work weeks and traveling the…

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Subscribe: iTunes / Spotify In this week we go over the value of change and how important it is to push ourselves in our goals. We need to stretch ourselves and do things that we would normally never do but we don’t want to stay doing things that don’t align with us. Most will tell you that you should never quit something. Something we don’t always talk about is how important it is to cut your losses rather than putting energy into something that doesn’t align with your values. The challenge of trying new things is that not everything is…

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Subscribe: iTunes / Spotify In this episode we go over making our goals measurable, specific, attainable and realistic. New Year’s Resolutions are silly unless we look at ourselves like a business and that we have the control to decide how our year will play out. We must set goals with plans and not just dreams, build some buy in with ourselves. To learn more, visit:https://www.linkedin.com/in/david-shaft/ Listen to more episodes on Mission Matters:https://missionmatters.com/author/david-shaft/

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Subscribe: iTunes / Spotify Often we only look at the place we are moving to and rarely do we think about what really matters when we change where we are living to a new place. In this episode we discuss things such as cost of living and the impact that should have when we are deciding to move. We also cover income taxes as well as taking a look at the sales tax of the new state we are moving too. With 2024 expected to be a great time for the housing market this is something we want to keep…

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Subscribe: iTunes / Spotify “Are you thinking about everything you could be doing all the time?” The one thing we can control is hard work and no matter how hard we work life is going to throw challenges our way. Just as Elliot writes in his new book Driven we it is imperative that we rise to those challenges and push through with hard work. Elliot has a diverse upbringing bringing this lesson full circle! Elliot H Kallen is a leader who brings over 30 years of passion and robust entrepreneurial business ownership experience to his elite Financial Planning &…

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Subscribe: iTunes / Spotify In this episode we cover what it means to be a mentee. There are very specific criteria in order to receive the most value from mentorship. This consists of things such as being Open To Feedback, Proactive, A strong work ethic, being a goal setter and a great Communicator! To learn more, visit:https://www.linkedin.com/in/david-shaft/ Listen to more episodes on Mission Matters:https://missionmatters.com/author/david-shaft/

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