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The world’s biggest problems will be solved by Entrepreneurs. If you’re an aspiring entrepreneur or recently took the plunge to become a business owner then this podcast is for you! Founder of multiple 7 Figures businesses Leo Kanell is your host sharing proven strategies, resources and interviews with 8 figure entrepreneurs to empower you to future growth and success! Join us for high quality content geared towards your business’ long term success. Whether you’re a seasoned entrepreneur or a “newbie,” we’ll give you valuable tools & insights to maximize YOUR RESULTS!

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049: Death Comes to Us All

Death is the big elephant in the room wherever we go and whatever we do in life.  And, regardless of our various beliefs on the matter, we can all agree that it’s there.  We talk in this episode about the fragility of life as it concerns the recent loss of one of our own funding […]

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048: Who Do YOU Want to Be?

We covered a lot of great ground in this episode!  We talked a little about my current events in life and with my family.  We also talked about how we have aspirations as children and often forget about those as adults.  We covered the topic of becoming complacent and how I gained weight based on […]

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047: KPI’s: The Key to Growth!

We talked in this episode about several examples and the meaning of KPI’s (Key Performance Indicators).  We talked about how my children (and maybe yours) have several KPI’s when it comes to sports and dance respectively.  KPI’s give us the knowledge of where and how to improve.  It is crucial to identify them accurately and […]

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046: How to Build an 8 Figure Tech Company from Scratch w/ Isaac Freckleton

Today, we had the privilege of talking with the CEO of EVE Financial, Isaac Freckleton.  Isaac built this 8 (approaching 9) figures business from scratch and generously shares important pieces of wisdom.  Some of this is related to the journey of a startup with sleepless nights and trying to get capital/investors.  He talks about how […]

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045: How to Rebound from Massive Failure, Even Bankruptcy!

This is an episode about constant hope and ownership, regardless of what goes right or wrong.  We started by talking about Tom Brady and the many obstacles he has dealt with to now be the undisputed NFL greatest of all time.  We talked about life analogies related to failure, ownership and growth as we overcome […]

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044: Why I Finally Switched to the iPhone!

In this episode, we talked a little bit about a Sunday ritual we have with our kids.  We talked about my son who recently got way into music and, in particular, the guitar.  We talked about honing our skills and how Apple has really constantly improved their products making them more user-friendly and streamlined. We […]

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043: JARON RIME – Can You Day Trade to the 7 Figures Club?

Jaron Rime has an interesting story and a fascinating business model where clients can trade with company money. He shares the basis and motivations behind building a trading empire centered around his business, Dominate Day Trading.  He talks with us about the ins and outs of the trading world and how his strategy is unique […]

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042: Why Online Courses & Expertise Lead to the 7 FIGURES CLUB!

In this episode, we start out talking briefly about snowboarding near Salt Lake City.  We go on to talk about finding and developing our area of expertise.  That usually means specifying a niche and doing research with books and other materials in that particular niche.  We are looking to solve problems, create content and bring […]

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041: Make Me Laugh -> Make More Money!

We talked today about connecting with your audience – whether speaking to a large group, direct sales or any of the many other relationships we have with each other.  We talked about several examples of this including speaking at church, the big comic book empires – Marvel and DC, and much more.  We’ve learned that […]

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040: A Massive Ecommerce Empire with Stephen & Chelsea Diaz!

In this episode, we talked to Stephen & Chelsea Diaz about their massive success in the ecommerce  space.  They talked about working together as a couple and shared some stories from along the way.   The also talked about evolving with their business and eventually leaving behind a wedding videography  business to focus on this. […]

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039: Tim Johnson – Maximizing Results as an Influencer, Coach, Investor & Boss!

We were very privileged to welcome Tim Johnson to the podcast for this episode.  He brings tons of value wherever he goes and this was no exception.  He shared with us some ironclad principles of multiplying sales numbers and has been responsible for businesses increasing their sales by literally hundreds of millions of dollars.  He […]

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038: Greg Shepard – 8 Exits as an Entrepreneur & the Truth about Venture Capital!

This is an enlightening episode about the power we have in business and life if we persevere.  Greg tells much of his story and, aside from just business, he has been a dedicated philanthropist as well as working with members of congress.  He shares about leveraging OPM (other people’s money) to maximize success in business […]

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037: Do You Have the Protestant Work Ethic?

In this episode, we talk about something my father used to talk about called the “Protestant Work Ethic”.  We talk about the importance of working smarter, not just harder; as well as focusing on and declaring your goals to the masses.  My dad would talk about work ethic in the context of sports and some […]

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036: Charles Wilds – 8 Figures Business Coach!

We talked in depth with Charles Wilds today about building a business from the ground up.  Charles shares many of his strategies and tools to keep your business “agile”.  You must understand your vision, values and the mission you want to pursue in order to achieve success.  After around 30 years of working with business […]

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035: Pushing Past the Fear to Act!

In this episode, we discussed the nature of fear and how it can be dangerously paralyzing.  Sometimes, it stops people from taking the right actions when they need to.  We shared the story of a heart transplant patient we had staying with us and some of the complications faced in the aftermath of the transplant […]

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034: JOSH ELLEDGE – 7 Figures Online Authority

We had the awesome privilege today to spend time with Josh Elledge.  He is a social media and PR expert and has built multiple successful businesses from the ground up by seeing needs in the marketplace and not even having to spend money on ads.  He expounds about his journey, including several failures and the […]

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033: How Steve Jobs Created Products That Sell Themselves

This is an important episode in which we discuss the massive importance of intuitively creating products and services that people WANT.  In this way, they sell themselves!  Steve Jobs was a master at creating such products in an atmosphere of anticipation that generally only made people want more.  We talked about many important historical moments […]

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032: “Fund Me Please!”

In this episode, we share a funny and profound story behind the title of this episode (“Fund Me Please”).  We also talk about the importance of capital and funding as the lifeblood of any business.  We touch on the difference between good debt and bad debt and how leverage is our best friend when building […]

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031: Why Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes went from $9B to Nada!

We talked today about the dramatic rise and fall of Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes.  This is a sad  tale of dishonesty with themselves, investors and the general public.  We talk about how to avoid  those traps with incremental improvements and a willingness pivot our way to success. We discussed  the dramatic changes and improvements at […]

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030: Paul Ace – Webinar Brilliance!

In this episode, we had the immense privilege of welcoming Paul Ace from “across the pond” in the UK.  He is an expert at maximizing our potential when it comes to leads.  Implementing automated systems that create multiple additional points of contact makes the communication that much more effective and exponentially increases results.  Join us […]

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029: Are You in the RIGHT Business?

We talk in this episode about the importance of first picking the right industry and then deciding in what capacity you intend to contribute.  For this, it is important to know yourself – your strengths and weaknesses!  We talk about some of Leo’s past experiences in trading and real estate as well as other businesses […]

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028: Values & Principles Build Empires

We talk at length in this episode about the grand importance of values and principles in operating a lasting and successful business.  Through stories and individual examples, we illustrate first hand just why this is an indispensable part of business.  We talked about fund manager Ray Dalio (Bridgewater Associates) and other cases showing how having […]

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027: Justin Harrison – 10 Million Person Organization!

We had the privilege today of speaking with the incredible entrepreneur Justin Harrison.  He built himself an organization with over 10 million individuals all making him money.  We discussed the logistics of the business and entrepreneurship in general as well as risks as we try to change lives.  He talks at length about his background […]

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026: Business Is A Team Sport

In this episode, we touched on my recent trip to the Riviera Maya in Mexico with my wife and our five kids.  We also got into the five stages of businesses as discussed at length in the incredible book, Tribal Leadership.  We talked about how this applies with existing sports teams such as the New […]

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025: The Game of Life & How Lebron Won It!

In this episode we talked about keeping all the wheels in motion and building until things take on a life of their own.  All the while, you assume and maintain control while humbly engaging in complete self-awareness.  We speak at length about Lebron James and his ability to exhibit all these qualities and more, especially […]

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024: You Are Your Own Worst Enemy…

We talked in this episode about how we need to own our behavior and, instead of exacerbating and/or wallowing in problems, we have the ability to respond to life productively and effectively.  We got into some stories from past business experiences, including times I (Leo) became MY own worst enemy.  This is a topic that […]

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023: Can You Tolerate Pain to Gain Success?

In this episode, we discussed the concept of pain endurance in order to achieve success.  This is a necessary ingredient in the process.  We also covered some excellent insights into acclaimed actor Matthew McConaughey’s life from his new book, Green Lights.  We share how those stories and that experience can translate over to our own […]

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022: “It’s Sales, Stupid!”

In this episode, we chatted frankly about how sales is at the centerpiece of just about any business.  It is, by definition, the nature of the phrase “doing business”.  The title of this episode comes from the 1992 presidential race between Bill Clinton and George H.W. Bush.  Listen as we discuss this dynamic and what […]

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021: Know Thy Numbers or Die!

In this episode, we talked about how numbers are CRUCIAL to everything we do…especially in business.  I told the story about growing a business to over $5 million in sales and still losing money.  We cover the importance of different types of accounting software and how John D. Rockafeller made accounting one of the absolute […]

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020: Making Love to Your Problems!

In this episode we talked about the tendency of many to “make love” to their problems.  Focusing on them and dwelling on their ramifications does nothing to make your life and the world a better place.  We talk about shifting the focus towards solutions through positivity has proven over and over to be the powerful […]

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019: Part-Time, Full-Time OR All-the-Time ENTREPRENEUR…

In this episode, we covered an important question all entrepreneurs – or ASPIRING entrepreneurs – should ask themselves: Are you a part-time, full-time or all-the-time entrepreneur?  Nobody needs to feel bad about any of those answers, but our answers should be reflected in our actions and execution.  Leo explains the difference and how to maximize […]

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018: Negative Energy & Avoiding Fakalata

In this episode, we discussed the nature of negative energy and the necessity to avoid it all costs.  We covered a few wild stories from Leo’s entrepreneurial journey as well as one from Mark Cuban.  Wait until you hear about FAKALATA!  So many great lessons!  Let’s go!

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017: A Big, Hairy, Audacious Goal!

Leo covered some of the ways and reasons we need to make huge goals!  We have to be able to get excited and maybe even scared at the prospect of achieving them.  He covers some of the core goals of 7 Figures over the next five years as well!  Get ready to be inspired to […]

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016: The Greatness Is in the GRIND!

In this episode, we talked about Leo’s last year or so of projects and work including seven-day work weeks and long, dedicated hours.  Leo talks about balancing it all with life and family.  The key is to make sure the goals and their “WHY” are at the forefront while not allowing other important areas in […]

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015: Sean Collins: 0-100 Locations (Costa Vida) – Incredible Entrepreneur!

Today we are privileged to hear from Sean Collins, one of the owners of the massively successful Mexican grill – Costa Vida.  Sean is an amazing entrepreneur and shares many years of insights along with his entrepreneurial instincts and acumen that have been at the core of his success.  From lessons learned and observations as […]

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014: Objectivity, Getting Political, TELL THE TRUTH!

In this episode, we discussed some of the crucial lessons learned about the polarization of our society and our thinking in general at times.  We must find the truth, which is usually not found in extreme modes of thinking.  When it comes to a romantic relationship, it’s not about WHO’s right, but rather WHAT’s right. […]

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013: Hailey Rowe – CONFIDENCE & The Health Coach Business

Today we had the privilege to discuss confidence in the entrepreneurial journey with the one and only Hailey Rowe.  Hailey has built a successful coaching business in the health and wellness space and shares with us some of her inspiring story of following her heart, building confidence in both herself and her esteemed clients as […]

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012: Do The Things You Hate; Someday You’ll Be Great!

In this episode, Leo shares some personal stories from business and challenges the old adage of “Do what you love and the money will follow.”  Leo dives into some details from past business pursuits and talks at length about Elon Musk and how he had to do and overcome many things that he hated along […]

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011: The ONE Emotion Killing Your Business Life!

This episode is so crucial because we can do everything to have a successful business, but if we let this ONE emotion in the way, it can destroy us and everything we built.  Join Leo as he tells stories about how he let this emotion get the best of him in the past, and how […]

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010: VISION – 3 Types of People!

In this episode, Leo took us to a higher vantage point – literally!  He recorded a video from what we call the “upper deck” which they had custom built upon moving into their home a few years ago.  Leo talks about types of people and how creating a proper vision coupled with focus and a […]

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009: DR. JOHN BURD – $43 Billion Market Cap!

Dr. John Burd was CEO of the massively successful DexCom as well as Sabur Technology and several other largely successful businesses.  Leo was privileged to be able to sit down with Dr. Burd for an intimate and in-depth look at his business history as we all glean tons of priceless gems of information to further […]

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008: How to Endure as an Entrepreneur!

Welcome to episode 8!  In this episode, Leo discusses several topics and stories surrounding the importance of enduring as an entrepreneur, and how to do so effectively.  We talked about how Ed Sheeran went from homeless to a household name as well as some close calls in Leo’s own path of entrepreneurship.  We talk about […]

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007: Do This ONE THING to Increase Your Productivity Ten Fold!

Today Leo discusses how ONE thing implemented correctly in his life has increased his business to $5 Million, helped him get in the best shape of his life and increased productivity by 10 fold!  See if this is something you can implement as well because all it requires is a little discipline and conscious effort […]

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006: The Biggest SCAM in the World Today!

In today’s episode we talk about, as the title infers, the BIGGEST SCAM IN THE WORLD.  Some may find this topic controversial or even offensive, but we implore you to listen with an open mind to really judge for yourself whether pursuing a traditional, university/school-based education is truly a great investment for most, or whether […]

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005: BRENT WILLIAMS – 8 Figure Exit!

Today, we had the privilege and honor of speaking with extremely successful serial entrepreneur Brent Williams.  Brent founded Dental Select which was recently sold for a large sum.  Leo discussed with Brent the nature of vision and goals when building a business and simplifying it in mission statements and overall business practices.  They also talked […]

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004: Keys to Strategic Partnerships

In this episode, Leo expounds on the concept of partnering with others to lift the business to new heights.  He tells a story about a young man where they forged trust by following through with commitments and, by so doing, massively increased sales and commissions for all involved.  He talks about lessons learned from other […]

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003: The Power of Online Mentors

Leo talks today at length about the immense value of mentors!  He shares some stories from past businesses, including shortcomings and mistakes, and how seeking mentors has been an invaluable tool in his path to success.  He talks about how he was able to take initiative with his business to also associate with, sponsor and […]

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002: Mark Hanna from “The Wolf of Wall Street”

This is a special episode in which Leo was able to interview Mark Hanna, the real life sales maven played by Matthew McConaughey in the iconic film, “The Wolf of Wall Street”.  Mr. Hanna discusses his story of entering the sales force and making seven figures his first year as a stock broker and later […]

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001: Strategic Partnerships

This episode is all about 7 Figures Partners and how you can benefit from strategic partnerships in building YOUR business to success and exponential growth!

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