Crafting a Powerful Pitch With the 3-Minute Rule

Producer, director, and author Brant Pinvidic provides insights on mistakes people make when pitching their ideas to others. January 19, 2020 1 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Brant Pinvidic, producer, director, and author of The Three Minute Rule, shares his thoughts on the best approach to deliver a clear and concise pitch that leads your audience to your desired conclusion. Pinvidic and The Playbook host David Meltzer discuss the art of storytelling and how asking the right questions will lead to the proper solutions. The pair chat about topics such as why a good idea does not always mean there is a good opportunity, the difference between social media popularity and actual influence, and how assumed impending proficiency can cause you to fall short of your goals. Related: The Tennis Champion Who Serves Others Read_More Related posts: A Powerful Key to Prolific and Potent Writing A Simple Plan for Writing […]

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The Tennis Champion Who Serves Others

Murphy Jensen, co-founder of Weconnect Health Management, shares how understanding your ego can help to end destructive decision making. January 18, 2020 1 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Murphy Jensen, co-founder of Weconnect Health Management, talks about how winning the 1993 French Open Doubles title shined a spotlight on him that he felt unworthy of and how the mantra “I am responsible” aided in his recovery from drug addiction. Jensen and The Playbook host David Meltzer discuss topics such as why so many people deal with discomfort by turning to drugs and alcohol, how to find a person that you can open up to and why asking for help is the best thing any addict can do. Jensen also shares a story about how Tommy Lasorda helped him coach a tennis team that went on the longest winning streak in the history of American professional sports. Related: Enabling Greatness […]

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How This Woman Became the First Female Coach in NFL History

Jen Welter shares her experiences as a trailblazer in the sports world. January 12, 2020 1 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Jen Welter, the first female coach in NFL history, talks about how understanding the psychology of excellence has aided her groundbreaking journey on and off the football field and empowered her to break barriers. Welter and The Playbook host David Meltzer discuss a range of topics, including why coaches need to be coachable themselves, the overlapping symptoms of excitement and anxiety and why she wanted to be the voice in her players’ head. Dr. Welter also sheds light on the impact that her military hero father has had on the way she views the challenges that life hands you. Related: What It’s Like to Create Content Around Rockstars and Movies Read_More Related posts: How to Coach Your Boss 8 Questions You Can Ask to Coach Others to Success […]

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What It’s Like to Create Content Around Rockstars and Movies

Bruce Chambers, partner at Integrated Communications Los Angeles, talks about storytelling through design. January 11, 2020 1 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Bruce Chambers, partner at Integrated Communications Los Angeles, shares his experiences publishing and designing content around some of the most influential art and people, including John Lennon, Bob Dylan, and one of the most influential surfing films of all time, Endless Summer. Bruce Chambers and The Playbook host David Meltzer discuss the impact that the film (and book) Endless Summer had on surfing culture, as well as what he learned from his experiences with the documentary’s director, Bruce Brown. The pair also talk about some of the unique aspects of the packages that Chambers and his team have put together, which give fans new insights into their favorite brands, films and artists. Related: Don’t Let Your Mistakes Define You … Let Them Refine You Read_More Related posts: […]

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Why Our Differences Are Our Greatest Strength

Here’s how to build a diverse team where everyone has a voice. Read_More Related posts: My Greatest Make Money Online Tool My Five Greatest Mistakes as A Leader: 30 years of painful data (that might help you) How to Start A Business That Will Increase Mental Strength My Grandmother Survived the Holocaust. Her Quiet, Gentle Strength Inspired My Entrepreneurial Journey. What Are the Differences Between EFT and TFT? The Surprising Differences Between Men’s and Women’s Motives and Obstacles in Becoming Entrepreneurs The Greatest Asset You’ll Ever Own I Found Success by Embracing My Greatest Flaw

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Her Double-Amputation Changed Her Perspective on Life and What’s Possible

Entrepreneur Network partner David Meltzer interviews Jami Marseilles, a motivational speaker, gold medal athlete and teacher. January 6, 2020 1 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Jami Marseilles, a motivational speaker, gold medal athlete and teacher, shares her story of overcoming the life-altering challenges she’s faced, including being diagnosed with Stage 4 breast cancer and a double amputation of her legs after being trapped in the snow for 11 days. Marseilles and The Playbook host David Meltzer discuss the importance of tough love and how to build credibility with your children or mentees in order to provide that tough love, as well as the relationship between your mindset and your results. The pair also chat about the power that gratitude has to create a positive perspective. Related: Why Adrian Peterson Believes We’re Put on Earth to Inspire Read_More Related posts: How to Evaluate and Change Your Core Beliefs Why a Stint […]

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Why Adrian Peterson Believes We’re Put on Earth to Inspire

The NFL running back talks about some of the business projects he’s working on and some of the lessons he’s learned through his career. January 3, 2020 1 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this episode of The Playbook, future Hall-of-Fame running back Adrian Peterson shares some insights with Entrepreneur Network partner David Meltzer about: How an experience at Larry Fitzgerald’s camp led to him to launch a pillow company [1:25] Why it is so risky to invest in opportunities outside your comfort zone [8:19] How he analyzes potential business opportunities by taking the emotion out of the deal [10:55] What he believes is the true purpose we are all on this earth [19:55] Related: The Secrets to YouTube Success Read_More Related posts: 3 Ways to Empower and Inspire the Next Generation of Women Leaders Here’s How Leaders Think Differently and Inspire Others Flattening The Flat Earth Societies Lil Dicky’s Star-Studded […]

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The Secrets to YouTube Success

January 3, 2020 1 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Hooman Nouri, Founder of HoomanTV, shares his story with Entrepreneur Network partner David Meltzer about building one of the most popular YouTube channels after dropping out of school and some of the secrets that he’s learned about YouTube’s algorithm. Related: What It’s Like to Be a Female Sports Agent in a Male-Dominated Industry Read_More Related posts: To Learn the Secrets of Long-Term Success Just Study This 50-Year-Long Wrestling Career 3 Body Language Secrets for Success SPI 284: Crowdfunding Secrets for Success with Clay Hebert 3 Branding Secrets for Ecommerce Success on Amazon 13 Secrets for Making Your Cleaning Business a Success 3 Branding Success Secrets Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Beyoncé The Billion-Dollar Secrets of Success With Cheerleading’s Top Entrepreneur Inspiring Women Entrepreneurs Share Their Secrets to Success

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What It’s Like to Be a Female Sports Agent in a Male-Dominated Industry

Erin Kane, Vice President of Octagon Basketball, shares her experience with Entrepreneur Network partner David Meltzer. December 30, 2019 1 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Erin Kane, Vice President of Octagon Basketball, talks about some of the misconceptions people have about what it is like to be a sports agent, as well as why she believes that the sports industry today is a proving ground for gender equality. Erin Kane and The Playbook host David Meltzer chat about a range of topics, including the value of participating in sports for both men and women, the impact of Title IX and their vision for the future of equality in sports and entertainment. The pair also share their thoughts on why honest conversations with clients are so important for agents, even if they might be difficult to have. Related: How This Fanduel Co-Founder Is Building Better Relationships Read_More Related posts: Finding Success at […]

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How Passion Can Drive Up Prices

One man experiences working in the sports industry by building a memorabilia auction and consignment firm. December 30, 2019 1 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. David Kohler, CEO and founder of SCP Auctions, talks about how his childhood passion evolved into a successful auction house of sports memorabilia. Then, Kohler and host of The Playbook, David Meltzer, discuss the importance of building authentic relationships in the sports industry and beyond. The pair also chat about why memorabilia has staying power despite so many technological changes, when entrepreneurs should consider leaving school and some of the auction records that SCP has set. Related: How This Fanduel Co-Founder Is Building Better Relationships Read_More Related posts: Bond Market Signals Recession, Hurting Stock Prices President Trump’s New Tariff Threat Hurts Stock Prices How to Find the Right Job in Sports Don’t Chase Your Passion How to Successfully Transition From Passion to Passion in […]

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How This Fanduel Co-Founder Is Building Better Relationships

December 24, 2019 1 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Lesley Eccles, co-founder of Fanduel and founder of Relish, sits down with Entrepreneur Network partner and The Playbook host David Meltzer to talk about how her experience building an app for daily fantasy sports led to the creation of an app for relationship training. Related: The Importance of Being Grounded in Entrepreneurship Read_More Related posts: How to Build and Leverage Relationships With Successful People How Women Can Build Stronger Relationships at Work — and Actually Boost Their Careers ‘Women Should Not Be Embarrassed to Buy Vaginal Products!’ Says This 24-Year-Old Founder Why Building Relationships Is the Marketing Secret No One’s Talking About The Secrets of Building Relationships, From People Who Make it Their Business to Find You One This Founder of a Marketing Agency Shares His 3 Pillars for Building Successful Teams How the Founder of Modsy and […]

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The Importance of Being Grounded in Entrepreneurship

Matt Barkley, quarterback for the Buffalo Bills, talks about having a perspective that keeps you even-keeled through highs and lows. December 22, 2019 1 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Matt Barkley, quarterback for the Buffalo Bills, provides insights on what it was like under the spotlight as the starting quarterback for the USC Trojans, some of ways that his coaches have helped him to grow and why he doesn’t define himself simply by on-field results. Barkley and The Playbook host David Meltzer discuss the importance of having faith in yourself, as well as how having faith in something greater than yourself can keep you grounded as you pursue your goals. The pair chat about why many of the skills developed as an athlete transition favorably to careers in business and the best lesson that Barkley ever learned from one of his teammates. Related: Why Learning Is an Essential Part […]

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Why Learning Is an Essential Part of Being an Entrepreneur

Jeff Fenster, founder and CEO of Everbowl, explains why entrepreneurship is life in motion. December 21, 2019 1 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Jeff Fenster, founder and CEO of Everbowl and serial entrepreneur, shares his perspective on the most important lessons for business leaders to learn and internalize, no matter whether they are born entrepreneurs or not. Fenster discusses his entrepreneurial beginnings as a teenage sales rep earning $60,000 to founding his current venture, everbowl, and his drive to continue scaling and growing the business. Fenster and The Playbook host David Meltzer converse about a variety of topics, including whether entrepreneurs are born or made, how mentoring relationships can promote growth and not letting your ego can get in the way of those relationships. Related: This Entrepreneur Is Making Food Fashionable Read_More Related posts: 5 Strategies From Top Firms on How to Use Machine Learning College Debt Relief and Affordable Lifetime […]

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This Entrepreneur Is Making Food Fashionable

Andy Nguyen, the co-founder of Afters Ice Cream, shares his playbook for successfully changing industries. December 19, 2019 1 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. On this episode of The Playbook, co-founder of Afters Ice Cream and food entrepreneur Andy Nguyen shares his thoughts on: The biggest fears he faced dropping out of school to start his first business [2:27]. How to build credibility with your clients as a young entrepreneur [3:11]. Why he decided to launch an ice cream brand to break into the food industry [8:04]. How he analyzes voids, trends, and opportunities in the market [12:33]. Related: Why Persistence Wins Out in Hollywood Read_More Related posts: This Plant-Based Food Startup Just Launched an Ice Cream You’ll Probably Never Try, But That’s Not the Point 5 Predictions About the Future of Food From an Early Beyond Meat Investor Amazon’s Massive Investment in Food Delivery Startup Deliveroo Faces Further Delays Thanks to […]

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Why Persistence Wins Out in Hollywood

Actor and musician Ryan Ochoa shares his thoughts on why persistence is an essential component for succeeding in the competitive entertainment industry. December 15, 2019 1 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Actor and musician Ryan Ochoa provides insights on how to make it in Hollywood, the importance of having the right support system and the best way for artists to handle rejection. Ochoa and The Playbook host David Meltzer discuss a range of topics including the similarities between the competitive sports and entertainment industries, how to build a personal brand that appeals to people of all ages and making the most of your platform by giving back to your fans. The pair also talk about establishing a legacy for yourself and your family, as well as what it means to do things the right way. Related: These Philly Entrepreneurs Know the Value of Filling a Room With Creatives and Culture Read_More Related posts: Even Through […]

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These Philly Entrepreneurs Know the Value of Filling a Room With Creatives and Culture

Here’s how a co-creative space can solve problems and generate success for local artists. December 14, 2019 1 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. William Toms and David Silver, co-founders of REC, talk about how their dream has evolved from hosting their first music event and hoping to make $10 to building a 10,000-square-foot facility for local artists, musicians and creators. The duo share their thoughts on some of the challenges they faced fundraising for their venue and how tweaking their investment structure helped them secure the funding they needed to ultimately build their community of creators. Toms, Silver and The Playbook David Meltzer discuss some of the challenges associated with pitching an idea for investment, how to handle hearing “no” and making the most of your work/life integration. Related: How to Make the Impossible a Reality Read_More Related posts: How to Craft Brilliant Escape Room Storylines – ShoeMoney The Cannabis Industry 10 Years […]

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How to Make the Impossible a Reality

Speaker and author Jeff Griffin talks about how to build a mindset that turns a 0 percent chance into a 100 percent certainty. Read_More Related posts: The History of Augmented and Virtual Reality, From 1838 to the Present (Infographic) 3 Innovative Ways Mixed Reality Is Being Used by Big and Small Businesses We Used Virtual Reality as a Training Tool. Here’s What We Learned. 3 Ways You Can Use Virtual Reality to Boost Member Engagement in Your Facebook Groups How to Become Superhuman and Achieve the Impossible Attempting the Impossible? Take These 3 Lessons From the Apollo Moon Landing How to Make Your Content Marketing Impossible to Copy Burger King Plans to Sell the Impossible Whopper Nationwide This Year

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Tapping Into the DNA of the Playboy Brand

How an old-school brand is adapting for modern times. December 10, 2019 1 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Chief Marketing Officer and President of Corporate Strategy for Playboy Enterprises Rachel Webber talks about how the Playboy team is reengineering the iconic brand and how her education and experience have prepared her for marketing success. Related: How This Pro Athlete Sticks to His Budget Read_More Related posts: 5 Ways to Get More Followers and Brand Exposure With Instagram Live Videos 3 Tips on How to Build Brand Partnerships 5 Restaurant Franchises That Will Cost You at Least $1 Million How Tapping Into Your Spiritual Energy Can Improve Your Productivity 5 Facebook Advertising Hacks for your Health and Fitness Brand — or Any Brand Using Amazon’s Sponsored Brand Advertising to Get Customers Interested in Your Brand Your Personal Brand Is Just as Important as Your Business Brand Want to […]

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How This Pro Athlete Sticks to His Budget

Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Devin Funchess talks about his monthly budget and why he’s so dedicated to giving back to the youth. December 8, 2019 1 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Devin Funchess, wide receiver for the Indianapolis Colts, discusses why he’s dedicated to living frugally, despite his eight-figure NFL salary, as well as why he’s driven to share his personal story and his off-the-field passions with the youth in order to inspire and motivate them to make the right decisions in their lives. Funchess and host of The Playbook, David Meltzer, talk about what makes the receiver stand out from some of the other NFL players, including his passion for photography and cooking, and why he wants to be known as a person who puts others before himself. The pair share their thoughts on providing good role models for the next generation, the importance of […]

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When to Listen to Outside Opinions and When to Tune Out the Noise

This founder and CEO chats about leading with emotional intelligence and leading with your heart. December 7, 2019 1 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Malcolm McCassy, founder of Ethika Underwear and acting CEO of Initial Friends, talks about how his career has evolved since landing his first job at the No Fear warehouse, as well as how his EQ has benefitted him throughout his journey. Malcolm and The Playbook host David Meltzer discuss a range of topics, including when to listen and when to tune out the noise, why you need to prioritize yourself and the right times to trust your gut. The pair also share their thoughts on pushing past a difficult upbringing and how tough experiences prepare you for a winning future. Related: There’s No Use in Trying to Cut Corners When Reaching Success Read_More Related posts: Listen up! 4 Reasons Why Podcasts are One of the […]

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