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Credible "Go To Market" Strategy | David Weaver and Simon Severino | STRATEGY SPRINTS 164

In this episode, Simon welcomes David Weaver, the partner and chief investment officer of City Side Ventures. He is a highly accomplished business executive, results-driven leader and innovative problem solver with entrepreneurial spirit and sense of urgency. He has over 35 years diversified management experience, which includes global profit and loss responsibility (Johnson & Johnson), turning around troubled business operations (Warner-Lambert), directed major market shift for clients to achieve new growth. He is also an expert at building management teams, setting and exceeding milestones. In addition, he has helped raise private (angel), venture (VC) and public (IPO) capital of over $35 million. Let’s listen to David’s sharing on credible go to market strategy.

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Mission, Vision, Values, David Henzel and Simon Severino LIVE | STRATEGY SPRINTS 196

In this episode, Simon welcomes -David Henzel. David is the chief executive officer of UpCoach, which is an online coaching platform that allows coacher to scale their coaching online with the platform built for group coaching. It also enables coacher to create structured group coaching programs, monitor key client metrics, behavior changes, and communicate with all their clients in one focused online group coaching platform. David also has a small portfolio of companies including LTVplus, (Outsourcing for e-commerce & saas), TaskDrive (Sales Development), Shortlist.io (Digital Marketing Agency), and his passion project Managing Happiness (Peak Performance Group Coaching for entrepreneurs). Let’s listen to David’s sharing on Mission, Vision and Values.

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Branding is Your Defensive Moat | Darren Moffatt and Simon Severino | STRATEGY SPRINTS 165

In this episode, Simon welcomes Darren Moffatt, the director of SEO Services and Digital Strategy of WebBuzz. Darren Moffatt is an award-winning businessperson, public speaker and podcast host who is passionate about entrepreneurialism. He is a recognized leader in both the financial services and digital marketing industries, and over a period of twenty years has helped hundreds of businesses grow. Since 2014 Darren has been Director of Digital Strategy & Content at 5-star digital marketing agency Webbuzz-The Growth Marketing Agency, which is a company that helps businesses acquire new customers and increase sales via the online channel. His contribution was recently recognized by the Australian Government. Darren was invited to be filmed as the digital marketing expert as part of...

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The Core Value Equation, Darius Mirshahzadeh and Simon Severino LIVE | STRATEGY SPRINTS 209

In this episode, Simon welcomes Darius Mirshahzadeh, the best-selling author, host of the greatness machine and serial entrepreneur. His book The Core Value Equation shows how core values create the ultimate decision-making engine for your organization that consistently produces spectacular results. Core values also create an “invisible manager” that sits next to every employee and holds them accountable to a common set of beliefs, actions, and outcomes, all without hiring a single person. Core values are the best tool out there to recruit and support an army of diehard team members who speak the same language, create consistent results, and make your organization a magnet for like-minded individuals. Listen to Darius’s sharing on the Core Value Equation.

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Women in Finance Power with Joy Schoffler - Simon Severino | STRATEGY SPRINTS 156

In this episode, Simon and Joy, the partner at Ascendant Industries, will talk about her tips for CEOs to overcome the chaotic times during the pandemic through M&A and solid mindset. Joy Schoffler is the partner at Ascendant Industries, a private equity company specializing in industrials, defense, manufacturing, business advisory, and digital companies. Join and listen how expert in private equity field advises about your company’s growth during COVID-19.

Three valuable insights:

  • During recession, you can potentially grow and expand your business through M&A.
  • For CEOs and leaders, having a support network and people with relevant experiences are critically...
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Stories That Sell with Jamie Jensen - Simon Severino | STRATEGY SPRINTS 149

In this episode, Simon and Jamie, a writer and business strategist, will discuss about storytelling. After graduating with a degree in screenwriting from NYU, Jamie Jensen has acquired plentiful hands-on experiences in storytelling. Join and listen to the podcast to learn how to increase your sales through the power of effective storytelling.

Three valuable insights:

  • Putting your own writing / content creation first or your own content creation first, you're then forced to figure out how to jam the rest of everything that needs to get done quickly and you can be more growth-focused.
  • The long-term impact of putting your energy into something that is not immediately revenue generating...
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Mentoring Add Value with Grace Belangia - Simon Severino | STRATEGY SPRINTS 148

In this episode, Simon and Grace, the co-founder of Clubhou.se, will introduce ESO and its resources, and will discuss about mentoring, and effects of creating a diverse team. Grace Belangia founded Clubhou.se, an innovation center that helps new startups and entrepreneurs with plentiful resources, courses, and bootcamps, in 2012. In 2018, she co-founded MakeStartups, and is now launching pilot programs to connect capital partners and ecosystem builders across the US to help with the startups. Join and listen this episode to learn how to make your business and the cities more powerful and vibrant.

Three valuable insights:

  • Partnering with entrepreneur support organizations can help...
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Investing in New Forms of Value with Yancey Strickler - Simon Severino | STRATEGY SPRINTS 154

In this episode, Simon and Yancey, the co-founder and former CEO of Kickstarter, will discuss about Yancey’s philosophy on Bentoism. Yancey Strickler co-founded Kickstarter, a crowdfunding platform especially focusing on creative projects, in 2009. With his abundant personal experiences and philosophy, in 2019, he published the book This Could Be Our Future, describing the idea of Bentoism, a decision-making framework. Listen to the podcast to learn Yancey’s philosophy and advices.

Three valuable insights:

  • Bentoism is a framework that your decisions fully reflects your self-interest: Future us, Now me, Future me, Now us.
  • The goal of a meal is to be 80%...
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A Dime and a Dream with Seth Kniep - Simon Severino | STRATEGY SPRINTS 152

In this episode, Seth, the co-founder and CEO at Just One Dime, will share his personal experiences and advices to start a business on Amazon or e-commerce. Seth Kniep founded Just One Dime, a platform that trains entrepreneurs on building profitable Amazon stores and e-commerce companies, in 2016, and is continuing to help investors and entrepreneurs to leverage innovation, capital, and vision. Listen to learn more about his valuable tips.

Three valuable insights:

  • COVID-19 is the biggest shift of money in the history of the world, where money's moving from brick and mortar to online.
  • Speaking of ROI, besides money, we often forget that there's another asset we need to think about:...
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Visualization | Professor Pete Alexander and Simon Severino | STRATEGY SPRINTS 168

In this episode, Simon and Professor Pete, an expert in sales, marketing, education, and entrepreneur fields, will talk about how to face stress appropriately and how to conquer the side effects of stress. Professor Pete’s stress management model only consists of a few simple actions but is proved to be a success. Join and listen their conversation to learn to relieve your tension and manage more challenges.

 

Three valuable insights:

  • Don't get bogged down in all the things that are beyond your control. Only focus on what is in your control.
  • Visualization helps us to calm ourselves easily. Close your eyes, take a deep breath, and go to a place in your mind that you...
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