Author: Ken Eslick

Subscribe: iTunes / Spotify This week, our guest is Aleric Heck. He joins me on the mic to talk about his entrepreneurial journey, which actually started from childhood. He began with small ventures like paper routes and selling popcorn as a Boy Scout, which is how he learned valuable lessons about business and sales. This early interest led him to create videos with friends, eventually posting on platforms like Newgrounds, and later, YouTube. He taught himself video editing and began uploading content around 2007-2008, focusing on tech tutorials and app reviews. By 2009, he launched a YouTube channel called AppFind,…

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Subscribe: iTunes / Spotify In this week’s episode, we take deep dive into the world of coaching, personal growth, and integrity. In order to help us do that, my guest this week, Jefrrey Klubeck, will share his story of how he was introduced into the world of coaching as driven by both practical and spiritual catalysts. When he realized that coaching aligned with personal needs and professional skills, this led to a significant career shift. We hope that this story serves as an inspiration for you to pursue your calling, embrace vulnerability, and strive for integrity in your personal and…

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Subscribe: iTunes / Spotify In this week’s episode, our guest, who grew up in a middle-class family in Bangladesh, shares his experiences after moving to the US that sparked his entrepreneurial spirit, despite facing challenges and setbacks… In this episode, we also discuss: The struggles that come with leadership and managing diverse stakeholders, and the valuable lessons we can learn from them Our guest talks about his subsequent ventures focused on solving problems for large organizations, and how he became an impact-driven entrepreneur, emphasizing ethical and socially conscious leadership The dual nature of technology, which can both uplift and disrupt…

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Subscribe: iTunes / Spotify This week’s episode revolves around the intersection of business, leadership, culture, and the impact of AI on the writing industry – but it’s so much more than that. My amazing guest shares insights she learned from her journey as a business owner, emphasizing the importance of fostering a positive culture, personal development, and team growth. She tells us about their organization’s rebranding efforts and the role of culture in decision-making, especially regarding technology adoption. Our conversation acknowledges the potential of AI in content creation, but we also stress the irreplaceable human element in creating custom content…

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Subscribe: iTunes / Spotify In this week’s episode, let’s take a personal journey of transformation and success – specifically taking back control of your life, embracing challenges, and finding fulfillment in the journey rather than fixating solely on goals. My guest generously shares his story of progression from struggling with time management and direction, to achieving significant success in real estate investment. We emphasize the importance of consistent action, reframing setbacks as learning opportunities, and recognizing the power of individual agency in shaping one’s destiny. You will also learn more about the “Bottle John effect,” which illustrates how unexpected opportunities…

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Subscribe: iTunes / Spotify “I think people are afraid of conflict because they think of it as battle, but it doesn’t need to be at all. It’s just people getting along when they care deeply about something. So relying on goodwill and putting in the time and attention really can make such a big difference, and then you build a practice of normalizing disagreement, and it feels okay…” In this week’s episode, our guest and I delve into the importance of conflict resolution in various workplace settings, common causes of workplace conflicts, and the role of emotional intelligence in resolving…

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Subscribe: iTunes / Spotify This week’s episode discusses various aspects of personal development, goal setting, and discipline. My amazing guest recounts his journey from creating basketball videos on YouTube to transitioning into personal development and building an online brand. He emphasizes the importance of discipline, consistency, and finding the right vehicle for success. In this episode, we discuss: The significance of having a strong reason or leverage for pursuing goals, the need for realistic goal-setting, and the role of coaching in providing accountability and guidance. An individual coaching approach involving mapping out a roadmap and setting clear action points helps…

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Subscribe: iTunes / Spotify In this week’s episode, we discuss various aspects of AI (Artificial Intelligence) and its implications for businesses. My guest and I talk about the importance of understanding and leveraging AI in today’s rapidly evolving technological landscape. In this episode, we discuss: The role of AI in improving efficiency, the need for authenticity in AI-powered communications, and the potential pitfalls of misusing AI technology Strategies for staying informed about advancements in AI and how businesses can embrace AI to stay competitive How to be curious about exploring AI and how you can be proactive in integrating it…

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Subscribe: iTunes / Spotify This week, our guest speaker and I share our stories of burnout and how we overcame them (in career, entrepreneurship, and even sports). We hope that this conversation inspires you to take charge of your burnout and turn it into purpose… In this episode, we discuss: Our personal experiences with endurance sports and why we sometimes feel a lack of motivation for training. The diminishing returns of extreme endurance training on health and well-being, highlighting the importance of efficient workouts and recovery. The overwhelming workload and burnout experienced in professional life that can lead to physical…

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Subscribe: iTunes / Spotify In this week’s episode, we talk about the importance of financial management and planning for small businesses, especially in preparation for potential acquisitions or exits – but with my guest’s very interesting background as the backdrop. As we explore the topic, this week’s guest takes us through various aspects of his life, including his journey as an athlete, his experiences in business, and his involvement in podcasting and writing. He also reflects on his athletic journey, particularly his involvement in endurance sports like Ironman competitions, and how they intersect with his professional life. He shares anecdotes…

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Subscribe: iTunes / Spotify Join me in this week’s episode as I have a super interesting conversation with someone who has a very wide range of experiences in the music business and cybersecurity entrepreneurship – two very different industries. We discuss… The challenges of the music industry (such as the impact of digitalization and file-sharing) How my guest pivoted towards cybersecurity due to his fascination with technology and the growing need for digital security The career journey that it took to transition from one to the other His experiences founding and growing companies in both the music and cybersecurity sectors,…

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Subscribe: iTunes / Spotify This week’s episode is very special as we delve into deep conversations that explore the complex nature of anger and its underlying causes. My guest and I discuss our personal experiences, societal influences, and the importance of self-awareness in managing anger constructively. Through our dialogue, we highlight the transformative power of empathy, forgiveness, and introspection in navigating through anger towards healing and personal growth. This is a very important topic to explore not only to improve ourselves and our personal relationships, but also so we can learn to apply the same principles in our work environments……

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