Live Podcast From The CBD Saturday Farmers Market

Listen in as vendors and industry experts share their wisdom on the business of CBD. January 17, 2020 1 min read Didn’t have a chance to make it to the first-ever Saturday CBD market? We got you covered. Green Entrepreneur Editor In Chief Jonathan Small sat down with a number of participants to find out more about their company’s origin stories, the challenges they face, and where they see this whole CBD craze going in the future.  Guests include: Ryan Beers, Nonnies Nectars Savannah, Whispr Catherine Bander, Halsa Botanicals Jon Bradford, CBDee Arianna Zadourian, Pure CBD Boutique Mike Hannegan, 19Forty Harrison Baum, Daily High Club Chef Matt Stockard, Chef Matt Read_More Related posts: Behind the Scenes At The CBD Saturday Farmers Market Can The Black Market Be Stopped? Black Market Weed Is Still Popular In Some States, But It’s Also Very Dangerous Cannabis Is Taking Away From Beer Market Share Following […]

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This Father-Son Team Built a Multimillion Dollar Cannabis Business With The Money They Made Selling A Used Dirt Bike

On this week’s Green Entrepreneur podcast, hear the incredible story of George and Cody Sadler co-founders of Platinum Vapes January 10, 2020 1 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The remarkable story of the Sadler family. Cody and George Sadler sit down with Green Entrepreneur Editor in Chief Jonathan Small to talk about how they built their family weed business, Platinum Vapes, off of the money they made selling a dirt bike. The Southern Cali based father-son team survived police raids, jail time, and hardships but they’ve still managed to come out on top. Read_More Related posts: This Young Founder Built a Multimillion Dollar Business by Rejecting the Silicon Valley Ethos and Being True to Herself What This Leader of a Multimillion-Dollar Company Does Each Day to Keep Her Focus This Extreme Extrovert Started a Multimillion-Dollar Wellness Snack Company After Her Stint in the Peace Corps […]

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Bryan Harris – You Don’t Need Courses, You Need Results (FS360)

Our guest on The Fizzle Show today is Bryan Harris. Bryan is the founder of GrowthTools, where they create tools and training to help people grow businesses. Bryan made a very interesting switch in his business recently, eliminating his online courses to only focus on live training. Because of this change and some other innovative ideas, Bryan and his team have managed to drive completion rates to unheard of levels of 90%+. Listen to the episode: Subscribe to The Fizzle Show in your favorite podcast player: iTunes | Overcast | Pocket Casts | Stitcher | Spotify Today’s episode is brought to you by Podia. Podia is like a Swiss Army Knife for selling anything you need online. Fizzle Show listeners can get 15% off of Podia FOR LIFE by signing up for a free trial over at http://podia.com/fizzle. This episode is also brought to you by Gusto. Gusto offers modern, […]

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The Habits that Led to 500k Email Subs and 1 Million Books Sold (FS359)

“Every action you take is a vote for the type of person you wish to become. No single instance will transform your beliefs, but as the votes build up, so does the evidence of your new identity.” – James Clear James Clear is the New York Times bestselling author of Atomic Habits, which has sold over one million copies. James also writes weekly about habits, decisions, human performance and more over at jamesclear.com, where over half a million people subscribe to his weekly email newsletter. In this interview James shares the habits that he used to build his business and write a bestselling book over the past several years. This conversation is essential for anyone who wants to improve habits or grow an audience online. Listen to the episode: Subscribe to The Fizzle Show in your favorite podcast player: iTunes | Overcast | Pocket Casts | Stitcher | Spotify Read_More Related […]

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In A Crowded CBD Beverage Space, Recess Markets The Feeling Not The Ingredient

Ben Witte, founder and CEO of Recess, joins the Green Entreprenuer Podcast to talk about his unique take on the beverage industry. December 21, 2019 1 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Guest Ben Witte is the founder and CEO of Recess, which makes hemp-infused sparkling water beverages. Recess markets itself more on the feeling the drink enables than the actual ingredient of CBD itself—much the way Starbucks markets the drinks, not the caffeine. In a CBD-obsessed world, this is an interesting business decision. We get to the bottom of it. Read_More Related posts: Investment Opportunities Grow As Cannabis Expands Into New Consumer Markets How a Four Loko Co-Founder Became the Leader of a Plant-Based Protein Beverage Brand How Food and Beverage Brands Can Stand Out to Retail Buyers Eating a Pig Head at The Recess Room Office Space Location: 7 Key Tips for Finding the […]

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Working Hard but Not Making Any Progress? (FS358)

Sometimes we work incredibly hard, but don’t see much progress toward our goals. When this happens, what should we do? How do we know if what we’re working on will eventually lead somewhere, or if we should change course? In this special “office hours” Q&A episode, we cover this and much more! Listen to the episode: Subscribe to The Fizzle Show in your favorite podcast player: iTunes | Overcast | Pocket Casts | Stitcher | Spotify Today’s episode is brought to you by Podia. Podia is like a Swiss Army Knife for selling anything you need online. Fizzle Show listeners can get 15% off of Podia FOR LIFE by signing up for a free trial over at http://podia.com/fizzle. This episode is also brought to you by Gusto. Gusto offers modern, easy payroll and benefits to small businesses across the country. Get three months free when you run your first payroll. […]

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He Spent A Decade In Jail For Growing Weed On His Family Farm. It Could Have Been Anyone.

Johnny Casali of Huckleberry Farms joins the Green Entrepreneur Podcast to talk about transitioning from the underground market to the legal market. December 7, 2019 1 min read In 1992 Johnny Casali, a second-generation cannabis farmer in Humboldt County, was arrested by the Feds for growing marijuana and served a sentence of 10 years in jail. Now he is the owner of Huckleberry Hill Farms, a successful fruit and cannabis farm that provides award-winning flower to Flow Kana and Willie’s Reserve. This is the tragic but ultimately heartwarming story of how he transitioned from the “traditional” cannabis market to the legal market. Read_More Related posts: CEO of Culinary School Who ‘Disappeared’ Appears to Have Spent a Week in Jail Food Network’s Molly Yeh Shares How She Built Her Blog Into a Growing Farm-to-Table Empire This Week in Weed: New York Goes Green! 3 Ways to Work in Weed Without Ever […]

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How Thomas Frank grew his YouTube channel to 1.6 million subscribers and 91 million views (FS356)

When Thomas Frank started blogging from his dorm room, he had no idea he would become one of YouTube’s biggest creators. In this conversation, Thomas shares how he got started, how he produces his channel, and what he’s done to grow his YouTube channel of productivity tips to 1.6 million subscribers and 91 million views. Listen to the episode: Subscribe to The Fizzle Show in your favorite podcast player: iTunes | Overcast | Pocket Casts | Stitcher | Spotify This episode is brought to you by Gusto. Gusto offers modern, easy payroll and benefits to small businesses across the country. Get three months free when you run your first payroll. https://gusto.com/fizzle Read_More Related posts: Profit vs. Revenue, Staying Relevant and Knowing What’s Working (FS353) The Best Advice This YouTube Expert Gives Creators to Get to 1 Million Views This Man Started His Own Content Company and Got 20 Million YouTube […]

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A Company That Curates Cannabis For Women

Kate Miller of Miss Grass joins the Green Entrepreneur Podcast tomission to take the guesswork out of weed. November 22, 2019 1 min read Kate Miller is the co-founder and CEO of Miss Grass, an e-commerce shop and magazine with a mission of taking the guesswork out of weed for women. Kate was inspired to start Miss Grass by her stint working at a dispensary in college. But her life after school took her in another direction where she embarked on a decade-long career in Hollywood. So why did Kate leave her high-powered job in entertainment to jump into the Green Rush, and what has she learned along the way? Read_More Related posts: The Cannabis Industry Is Losing Women Leaders New Report Suggests Women Are Thriving In Cannabis. Are They? Canna-Tourism Company Curates Trips for Influencers One Company’s Quest to be the 23andMe of Cannabis Cannabis DNA Fraud Is A Huge […]

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Inside the Invention of the Dose Dial

On the Green Entrepreneur Podcast, dosist CEO Gunner Winston shares the process behind their new product. November 15, 2019 1 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Dosist CEO Gunner Winston joins the Green Entrepreneur Podcast with Jonathan Small to offer a behind-the-scenes look at the development of their new product the dose dial. After releasing their innovative dose pen in 2016, the company won plenty of accolades. Three years later they’re hoping to follow-up that success with the first dose-controlled delivery device in the edible category. Read_More Related posts: SPI 212: Inside a Coaching Call with Pat—Redesigning USA Weightlifting TSA Discovers Snake Inside External Hard Drive Everything Behind the Launch of My New Invention—the SwitchPod A Dose of Radical Common Sense 11 Ways to Stop Companies From Ripping Off Your Invention 5 Steps for Turning Your Invention Ideas Into a Product Inside a Coaching Call with […]

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3 Steps to Becoming an Entrepreneurial Success

Gino Wickman, founder of EOS Worldwide, breaks down his system for success on the new episode of ‘Capability Amplifier.’ November 13, 2019 3 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Do you know what the top three steps are to surviving and thriving as a successful entrepreneur while remaining emotionally, psychologically strong and keeping your soul intact? In the latest episode of Capability Amplifier, I interviewed one of the “kings of systems”, Gino Wickman, bestselling author of Traction and creator of EOS, the Entrepreneurial Operating System. EOS helps entrepreneurs grow and run a better business. In fact, they’ve grown to over 300 EOS implementers all over the world that are helping tens of thousands of companies. An entrepreneur since the age of 21, Gino is obsessed with helping entrepreneurs live their ideal lives and maximize their freedom and impact on the world. At 25 he took over a […]

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This Veteran Turned Entrepreneur Used Cannabis To Treat His PTSD. Now He’s Giving Back To Other Vets.

James Kim is an army vet and co-founder of Stiiizy a cannabis company and hip weed shop in downtown LA. November 11, 2019 2 min read In honor of Veteran’s Day, army veteran and cannabis entrepreneur James Kim joins the Green Entrepreneur Podcast. James is co-founder and managing director of Stiiizy, a California-based cannabis lifestyle brand. Prior to joining the Green Rush, James served a 13-month tour in Iraq as a member of the Army’s 101st Airborne Division when he was only 18 years old. His positive experience using cannabis to treat his PTSD created a passion to build Stiiizy.  Now James wants to pledge 20 percent of each camo battery sale beginning November 1 to Battle Brothers Foundation in support of their veterans disability claim programming. The nonprofit organization provides much-needed guidance to veterans transitioning back to civilian life, focusing on personal development, physical and mental well-being and economic stability to […]

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Do we have to love our work? (FS352)

“Work seems to have taken on an almost religious-like meaning, where the ethos of happily grinding it out most hours of most days is thought of as “good” and “just”. As a result, we feel guilt and shame if we aren’t working, or aren’t working enough.” – Paul Jarvis Paul Jarvis joins us on the show today, along with Sarah Peck and Melissa Smith. Do we have to love our work? We start by talking about the pressure of today’s “passionate work” mantra. We also discuss how to ask for and get what you want, and how to be more productive using a virtual assistant. Sarah Peck is founder of Startup Pregnant, which aims to radically rethink what parenting and working can and should look like. Melissa Smith is Founder & CEO of the Association of Virtual Assistants. She’s also the author of “Hire The Right Virtual Assistant: How the Right […]

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Cannabis DNA Fraud Is A Huge Problem. This Company Wants To Solve It.

On this week’s podcast, LeafWorks cofounders discuss how they’re helping buyers and growers seperate the good weed from the bad. November 2, 2019 1 min read How do you know what’s in the cannabis you’re planting? The label may say one thing, but the reality can be quite different. That’s where LeafWorks comes in—a botanical identification company that tests DNA samples of plants so that buyers, sellers, and growers know what they’re getting. Leafworks’ CEO Eleanor Kuntz and CSO Kerin Law join the podcast to talk in laywoman’s terms about male vs. female marijuana, the fraud in the industry, and why understanding what’s in your weed matters. Read_More Related posts: The ‘Cannabis Courtesan’ Fights for Legal Cannabis in Legal Brothels Most U.S. Cannabis Cultivators Choose to Compete on Quality Rather Than Cost (Chart) Pepsico Says It Will Reduce Its Plastic Use, Including Putting Aquafina in Cans Holy Smokes! Tel-Aviv’s Cannabis […]

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Screw The Cubicle, Reinvent Your Work (FS351)

“We’re grown adults with seemingly unlimited choice. Yet many of us feel trapped in a work situation where we do only what others expect of us. Every day. Five days a week.” – Lydia Lee Lydia Lee joins us on the show today. Lydia runs Screw The Cubicle where she helps purpose-driven people discover the right business idea, bring it to life & own it, so they can quit the 9-5 and start living a life of freedom. She calls herself a “work reinvention coach” and has her own amazing story of corporate burnout and reinvention. In this episode we cover: Work Reinvention – Transitioning your body of work from corporate to entrepreneurship Meaningful Work – Finding the creative work that lights you up and gets you paid Anti-Bro Marketing – Standing out in a noisy marketplace with intimacy and generosity Defining What’s ‘Enough’ – The healthier (and more liberating) metrics […]

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How Sagely Naturals CBD Landed in CVS

Kaley Nichol, Co-Founder and COO of Sagely Naturals, joins the Green Entrepreneur podcast to talk about the company’s meteoric rise. October 25, 2019 1 min read Meet Kaley Nichol of Sagely Naturals, a top CBD brand. Their products can be found everywhere from health food store chains to CVS and Nieman Marcus. The company was founded in 2015, long before the CBD craze struck the U.S, with abandon. Kaley talks to us about the origin story of the company, and how they’ve managed to stand out in the crowded CBD space. Read_More Related posts: How This Superfan Landed His Dream Job How This Entrepreneur Landed a Deal on ‘Shark Tank’ How My Cannabis Poem Landed on 8 Billboard Charts The Chinese Space Station Has Crash Landed in the Pacific Ocean How to Come Out on Top After a Stock Market Crash The World’s Most Valuable Startup Is a Company You’ve […]

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Barrett Brooks and Jeff Goins: What are you optimizing for? (FS349)

“I used to think that your calling was about doing something good in this world. Now I understand it’s about becoming someone good—and letting that goodness impact the world around you.” – Jeff Goins Barrett Brooks and Jeff Goins join us today to discuss the question “what are you optimizing for?” Entrepreneurs all carry a certain amount of baggage. It’s easy to lose sight of why we’re building businesses in the first place. Knowing what you’re “optimizing for” can go a long way to keeping you on track. We also talk about starting and running a successful conference. Barrett has been hosting ConvertKit’s Craft and Commerce conference for three years now, and Jeff has run Tribe Conference for five years. We discuss the benefits of running a conference, both from a personal and business standpoint. Listen to the episode: Subscribe to The Fizzle Show in your favorite podcast player: iTunes | […]

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Aphria CEO Weighs In On The Canadian Stock Market

On the Green Entrepreneur podcast, Irwin D. Simon talks about running one the biggest cannabis companies in the world. October 18, 2019 1 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Irwin D. Simon runs one of the largest cannabis companies in the world in terms of stock value and just sheer size. Aphria’s grow facilities are 2.5 million square feet– the equivalent of 350 football fields. Green Entrepreneur Editor In Chief Jonathan Small interviewed Simon last month at the CWCBExpo in Los Angeles in front of an audience. They talk about his background running a billion-dollar health food company, how he landed in cannabis, and his take on the over-valuation of cannabis companies on the Canadian stock market. Read_More Related posts: Bond Market Signals Recession, Hurting Stock Prices Prospect of U.S.-China Trade War Sinks Stock Market Prices China’s Response to Threats From President Trump Calms the Stock […]

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The ‘Cannabis Courtesan’ Fights for Legal Cannabis in Legal Brothels

On this week’s Green Entrepreneur podcast, Alice Little talks about her advocacy for weed. October 13, 2019 1 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The Best Little Weed House in Nevada? Sure, if Alice Little has her way. Little is pro-cannabis activist, social media influencer, and legal prostitute working out of Nevada’s licensed brothels. On the podcast, she speaks up about thesexual health benefits of cannabis and advocating for the right to use marijuana products in legal brothels     Read_More Related posts: Candy, Snack Sales Going Up Where Marijuana Is Legal These Are the States Voting on Legal Marijuana in November This Week in Weed: Americans Vote on Cannabis! America’s History with Cannabis? It’s Complicated. U.S. Cannabis Market To Hit $30 Billion By 2025 As More Than 38 Million Americans Try Marijuana The New, Cool Term For Cannabis? It’s Still Up For Grabs. Here’s What the […]

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Ricky Williams Is the Heisman Healer

On this week’s Green Entrepreneur podcast, Heisman Trophy winner and ex-NFL star Williams talks to us about his transition from one field to another. October 8, 2019 1 min read Live from the Cannabis Dealmakers Summit, ex-NFL star Ricky Williams talks about his entry into the cannabis business. Ricky is co-founder, with his wife Linnea Miron, of Real Wellness, a company that makes all-natural cannabis-infused medicinals. Ricky is also a Heisman Trophy winner and only the 26th player in the history of the NFL to rush for 10,000 yards. Once ridiculed for leaving the league for pot, he is now the one having the last laugh. This is his inspiring story. Read_More Related posts: Seth Rogen Starts a Weed Company! Running a Real Estate Business Online and Off with Seth Williams of RETipster (FS343) Office Hours Q&A with Seth Williams Serena Williams Keeps Showing Us How to Rise Above the […]

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