60 pippa.io Chris Collins Unleashed - Business Performance and New Streams of Revenue http://www.chriscollinsunleashed.com en Chris Collins - Business Fixer On Chris Collins Unleashed, we tackle the toughest problems faced by entrepreneurs and business owners in today’s world. This show is all about business performance. It’s providing you with the tools to sell more, to create profitability, to market and get more customers, and to run a healthy, thriving business. On Chris Collins Unleashed, we tackle the toughest problems faced by entrepreneurs and business owners in today’s world. This show is all about business performance. It’s providing you with the tools to sell more, to create profitability, to market and get more customers, and to run a healthy, thriving business. yes Business Outlaws Network info+5b2835c6a83cf7f47eccfa3e@mg.pippa.io episodic https://assets.pippa.io/shows/5b2835c6a83cf7f47eccfa3e/cover.png http://www.chriscollinsunleashed.com Chris Collins Unleashed - Business Performance and New Streams of Revenue https://feed.pippa.io/public/shows/5b2835c6a83cf7f47eccfa3e How to Interview Like a Boss - Interviewing Techniques and Skills from THE Cal Fussman How to Interview Like a Boss - Interviewing Techniques and Skills from THE Cal Fussman Fri, 19 Jan 2018 21:28:04 GMT 1:28:15 9603df699b0ce6f48263bab99d39f4f2 no https://shows.pippa.io/5b2835c6a83cf7f47eccfa3e/5b2835d95e5b4ddb4047ff16 full The Dangers of Scaling Too Fast (Revisited) The Dangers of Scaling Too Fast (Revisited) Fri, 05 Jan 2018 15:27:41 GMT 28:03 fb9f24cb4b884af8ce697c912be67021 no https://shows.pippa.io/5b2835c6a83cf7f47eccfa3e/5b2835d95e5b4ddb4047ff17 Problems that businesses can run into when scaling too fast. Various issues include hiring systems and cash flow issues. If you have a business and you want to scale and grow, this is MUST-LISTEN episode so that you don’t run into any deal-breaking... full Problems that businesses can run into when scaling too fast. Various issues include hiring systems and cash flow issues.

If you have a business and you want to scale and grow, this is MUST-LISTEN episode so that you don’t run into any deal-breaking problems along the way.

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Problems that businesses can run into when scaling too fast. Various issues include hiring systems and cash flow issues.

If you have a business and you want to scale and grow, this is MUST-LISTEN episode so that you don’t run into any deal-breaking problems along the way.

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The Art Of Making Things Happen With Steve Sims (Full Interview) Revisited The Art Of Making Things Happen With Steve Sims (Full Interview) Revisited Fri, 29 Dec 2017 17:07:53 GMT 1:12:37 563f84a46438b528543fbfdd95261de2 yes https://shows.pippa.io/5b2835c6a83cf7f47eccfa3e/5b2835d95e5b4ddb4047ff18 Friend and C.E.O of Bluefish, a personal concierge service for VIPs and Executives, Steve Sims. In PART ONE of this fascinating two-part podcast, Steve Sims unravels some of his secrets in how to create and sell unforgettable experiences. Amongst the... full Friend and C.E.O of Bluefish, a personal concierge service for VIPs and Executives, Steve Sims.

In PART ONE of this fascinating two-part podcast, Steve Sims unravels some of his secrets in how to create and sell unforgettable experiences. Amongst the mind-blowing stories of setting up a dinner in the Accademia Museum of Florence, under the statue of David and being serenaded by Andrea Bocelli, Steve discusses his essential tools for building a business where the experience is the commodity, such as under promise over deliver, the issue of self-marketing and letting others add credibility and how to build and have access to a super exclusive network.

In PART TWO, Steve continues with incredible stories building up what became BlueFish. He discusses moments of fear or failure, his exclusive connections, transparency and authenticity and making clear that you should never try to be something you’re not.

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Friend and C.E.O of Bluefish, a personal concierge service for VIPs and Executives, Steve Sims.

In PART ONE of this fascinating two-part podcast, Steve Sims unravels some of his secrets in how to create and sell unforgettable experiences. Amongst the mind-blowing stories of setting up a dinner in the Accademia Museum of Florence, under the statue of David and being serenaded by Andrea Bocelli, Steve discusses his essential tools for building a business where the experience is the commodity, such as under promise over deliver, the issue of self-marketing and letting others add credibility and how to build and have access to a super exclusive network.

In PART TWO, Steve continues with incredible stories building up what became BlueFish. He discusses moments of fear or failure, his exclusive connections, transparency and authenticity and making clear that you should never try to be something you’re not.

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How To Double Sales At An Equinox Gym Revisited How To Double Sales At An Equinox Gym Revisited Fri, 22 Dec 2017 18:09:52 GMT 43:57 5cc373fd0e751186f386e0025b8b4195 no https://shows.pippa.io/5b2835c6a83cf7f47eccfa3e/5b2835d95e5b4ddb4047ff19 full Doubling sales without new customers?

On this today's show, we discuss a few some simple tools and processes that can double sales for a business in the gym industry. We use the gym we go to every day - Equinox in Los Angeles, as our case study example. Without increasing foot traffic or growing a bigger customer following, we break down some simple steps and ideas that would completely transform the sales of an Equinox (or any gym for that matter) using the customer base that already exists. Challenge yourself to take these tools and tips, and think how it could be applied to other businesses in different industries.

In addition, the show includes some special features on ‘Amazing Moments In Business’ with comedian Daniel Z Barber and ‘Millennial Work Problems’ with Andy Pifko and Molly Schreiber.

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Doubling sales without new customers?

On this today's show, we discuss a few some simple tools and processes that can double sales for a business in the gym industry. We use the gym we go to every day - Equinox in Los Angeles, as our case study example. Without increasing foot traffic or growing a bigger customer following, we break down some simple steps and ideas that would completely transform the sales of an Equinox (or any gym for that matter) using the customer base that already exists. Challenge yourself to take these tools and tips, and think how it could be applied to other businesses in different industries.

In addition, the show includes some special features on ‘Amazing Moments In Business’ with comedian Daniel Z Barber and ‘Millennial Work Problems’ with Andy Pifko and Molly Schreiber.

Follow us on Social Media

Twitter - @bulldogcollins

Facebook - /chrisbulldogcollins

Instagram - @chrisbulldogcollins

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Presence - How To Command A Room: Authenticity, Self-Pride and Lasting Business Connections Presence - How To Command A Room: Authenticity, Self-Pride and Lasting Business Connections Wed, 25 Oct 2017 11:30:00 GMT 24:14 2767dd0a0fc155ef0dd5761500594a0b no https://shows.pippa.io/5b2835c6a83cf7f47eccfa3e/5b2835d95e5b4ddb4047ff1a Do you have presence? What is presence? And how do you establish it? How do you command a room and use presence as an effective business tool that will create connections and a lasting impact? Diving in, we discuss authenticity, self-pride and how to... full 1 22 Do you have presence? What is presence? And how do you establish it? How do you command a room and use presence as an effective business tool that will create connections and a lasting impact?

Diving in, we discuss authenticity, self-pride and how to be aware of your demeanor, with the understanding of what effect it can have on clients, potential clients, colleagues and other leaders and entrepreneurs you engage with.

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Do you have presence? What is presence? And how do you establish it? How do you command a room and use presence as an effective business tool that will create connections and a lasting impact?

Diving in, we discuss authenticity, self-pride and how to be aware of your demeanor, with the understanding of what effect it can have on clients, potential clients, colleagues and other leaders and entrepreneurs you engage with.

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The Art Of Making Things Happen With Steve Sims - Part 2 The Art Of Making Things Happen With Steve Sims - Part 2 Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:44:40 GMT 34:14 9a3a970c42636b31b38f2af0e7537271 yes https://shows.pippa.io/5b2835c6a83cf7f47eccfa3e/5b2835d95e5b4ddb4047ff1b Inside scoop of personal concierge service for VIPs and Executives with Steve Sims ... friend and CEO of Bluefish.  In part two, Steve continues with his incredible stories of how Bluefish came to be. He discusses the moments where he faced... full 1 21 Inside scoop of personal concierge service for VIPs and Executives with Steve Sims ... friend and CEO of Bluefish. 

In part two, Steve continues with his incredible stories of how Bluefish came to be. He discusses the moments where he faced the fear of failure, how he made his exclusive connections, the importance of transparency and authenticity, and the idea that you should never try to be something you’re not.

Be sure to check out Steve's newly-released book: Bluefishing: The Art of Making Things Happen. It's available now!

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Inside scoop of personal concierge service for VIPs and Executives with Steve Sims ... friend and CEO of Bluefish. 

In part two, Steve continues with his incredible stories of how Bluefish came to be. He discusses the moments where he faced the fear of failure, how he made his exclusive connections, the importance of transparency and authenticity, and the idea that you should never try to be something you’re not.

Be sure to check out Steve's newly-released book: Bluefishing: The Art of Making Things Happen. It's available now!

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The Art Of Making Things Happen With Steve Sims - Part 1 The Art Of Making Things Happen With Steve Sims - Part 1 Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:31:37 GMT 39:27 f3c032396dcbc031e4b2d7d98f57782d yes https://shows.pippa.io/5b2835c6a83cf7f47eccfa3e/5b2835d95e5b4ddb4047ff1c How to create and sell unforgettable experiences - a special two-part episode of Chris Collins Unleashed. We sit down with friend and CEO of Bluefish, a personal concierge service for VIPs and Executives, Steve Sims. In this first episode, Steve... full How to create and sell unforgettable experiences - a special two-part episode of Chris Collins Unleashed.

We sit down with friend and CEO of Bluefish, a personal concierge service for VIPs and Executives, Steve Sims.

In this first episode, Steve unravels some of his secrets of how to create and sell unforgettable experiences.

Amongst the mind-blowing stories of setting up a dinner in the Accademia Museum of Florence, under the statue of David and being serenaded by Andrea Bocelli, Steve discusses his essential tools for building a business where the experience is the commodity. Key to his success are ideas such as under-promise over-deliver, the challenge of self-marketing, letting others add credibility and the strategies to build and have access to a super exclusive network.

Steve's book, Bluefishing: The Art of Making Things Happen, is available now!

Be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Part two will be out on Thursday!

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How to create and sell unforgettable experiences - a special two-part episode of Chris Collins Unleashed.

We sit down with friend and CEO of Bluefish, a personal concierge service for VIPs and Executives, Steve Sims.

In this first episode, Steve unravels some of his secrets of how to create and sell unforgettable experiences.

Amongst the mind-blowing stories of setting up a dinner in the Accademia Museum of Florence, under the statue of David and being serenaded by Andrea Bocelli, Steve discusses his essential tools for building a business where the experience is the commodity. Key to his success are ideas such as under-promise over-deliver, the challenge of self-marketing, letting others add credibility and the strategies to build and have access to a super exclusive network.

Steve's book, Bluefishing: The Art of Making Things Happen, is available now!

Be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Part two will be out on Thursday!

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Gamification: Playing For Profits Gamification: Playing For Profits Wed, 11 Oct 2017 11:30:00 GMT 16:41 5985d7459174c85d17e6a6ad6d0765ab no https://shows.pippa.io/5b2835c6a83cf7f47eccfa3e/5b2835d95e5b4ddb4047ff1d full In this episode of Chris Collins Unleashed, we discuss one of our favorite topics: Gamification. It's the ultimate business hack and its implementation has long been a core part of our business turnaround process. In fact, I am so passionate about it, it is the subject of my Amazon best-selling book, Gamification: Playing for profits.

But what is Gamification? In this episode, we break down the components of the system, and explain how it works and why it works. Through years of teaching these techniques, we have run into some hilarious situations that you don't want to miss. By the end of this episode, we can promise that you will want to implement Gamification into your business and turn it into a profit machine. 

Gamification: Playing For Profits https://chriscollinsinc.com/product/gamification/

Gamification On-Demand Virtual Training https://courses.chriscollinsinc.com/gamification

 

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In this episode of Chris Collins Unleashed, we discuss one of our favorite topics: Gamification. It's the ultimate business hack and its implementation has long been a core part of our business turnaround process. In fact, I am so passionate about it, it is the subject of my Amazon best-selling book, Gamification: Playing for profits.

But what is Gamification? In this episode, we break down the components of the system, and explain how it works and why it works. Through years of teaching these techniques, we have run into some hilarious situations that you don't want to miss. By the end of this episode, we can promise that you will want to implement Gamification into your business and turn it into a profit machine. 

Gamification: Playing For Profits https://chriscollinsinc.com/product/gamification/

Gamification On-Demand Virtual Training https://courses.chriscollinsinc.com/gamification

 

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Work / Life Balance - Part 2 Work / Life Balance - Part 2 Thu, 05 Oct 2017 11:00:00 GMT 22:47 81722ff32d6139f24e704494b47b0b15 no https://shows.pippa.io/5b2835c6a83cf7f47eccfa3e/5b2835d95e5b4ddb4047ff1e Today, we re-visit a topic we covered a few episodes back: work/life balance. In this follow-up episode, we re-examine the topic through the lens of an entrepreneur who has prioritized their business and growth of their career over just about... full Today, we re-visit a topic we covered a few episodes back: work/life balance. In this follow-up episode, we re-examine the topic through the lens of an entrepreneur who has prioritized their business and growth of their career over just about everything else. How can you maintain a healthy home life when you've made this commitment? This is often very difficult...but we're here to share our tips and help you strike that balance to your best ability.

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Today, we re-visit a topic we covered a few episodes back: work/life balance. In this follow-up episode, we re-examine the topic through the lens of an entrepreneur who has prioritized their business and growth of their career over just about everything else. How can you maintain a healthy home life when you've made this commitment? This is often very difficult...but we're here to share our tips and help you strike that balance to your best ability.

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The Business of Sleep The Business of Sleep Tue, 03 Oct 2017 11:30:00 GMT 17:07 3dc6c85b54a137dfcafc865b76415a90 no https://shows.pippa.io/5b2835c6a83cf7f47eccfa3e/5b2835d95e5b4ddb4047ff1f Entrepreneurs are notorious for working countless hours to achieve their business goals. When fully grinding, 18 or even 20 hour days are becoming more commonplace. While devoting these extra hours towards your venture, another aspect of your life... full Entrepreneurs are notorious for working countless hours to achieve their business goals. When fully grinding, 18 or even 20 hour days are becoming more commonplace. While devoting these extra hours towards your venture, another aspect of your life suffers directly. It's sleep. And it's more important than you think. 

Today, we look at the science behind it, and for those who refuse to decrease their business hustle, we give you the essential tips to help keep your mind fresh and your body healthy during these long days.

 

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Entrepreneurs are notorious for working countless hours to achieve their business goals. When fully grinding, 18 or even 20 hour days are becoming more commonplace. While devoting these extra hours towards your venture, another aspect of your life suffers directly. It's sleep. And it's more important than you think. 

Today, we look at the science behind it, and for those who refuse to decrease their business hustle, we give you the essential tips to help keep your mind fresh and your body healthy during these long days.

 

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Trump/NFL: If Politics Was A Business Trump/NFL: If Politics Was A Business Thu, 28 Sep 2017 16:33:00 GMT 34:53 e510629583ad027d1da1c1ce5951d1d7 no https://shows.pippa.io/5b2835c6a83cf7f47eccfa3e/5b2835d95e5b4ddb4047ff20 full In today's episode of Chris Collins Unleashed, we weigh in on the current political climate with the recent seemingly league-wide NFL player protest. We take a look at how perspective influences decision-making, highlighting the importance of understanding the full story before trying to fix things. As a leader, you need to take a 10,000ft view of your business to have a proper understanding of biased decision-making within an organization.

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In today's episode of Chris Collins Unleashed, we weigh in on the current political climate with the recent seemingly league-wide NFL player protest. We take a look at how perspective influences decision-making, highlighting the importance of understanding the full story before trying to fix things. As a leader, you need to take a 10,000ft view of your business to have a proper understanding of biased decision-making within an organization.

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How To Double Sales In a Hair Salon How To Double Sales In a Hair Salon Tue, 26 Sep 2017 16:57:27 GMT 29:43 68933526a7b534e979d44ecce622df62 no https://shows.pippa.io/5b2835c6a83cf7f47eccfa3e/5b2835d95e5b4ddb4047ff21 full The Business of Tattoos with Freddy Negrete - Part 2 The Business of Tattoos with Freddy Negrete - Part 2 Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:30:00 GMT 39:10 98f46724a83e629d4d8fb8e9df305d33 yes https://shows.pippa.io/5b2835c6a83cf7f47eccfa3e/5b2835d95e5b4ddb4047ff22 In part two of Unleashed with Freddy Negrete, we learn about his rise in the ranks, tattooing Hollywood stars and opening a shop of his own in Santa Barbara. Freddy touches on the mistakes he made with his own shop, that even lead to a lawsuit.... full In part two of Unleashed with Freddy Negrete, we learn about his rise in the ranks, tattooing Hollywood stars and opening a shop of his own in Santa Barbara. Freddy touches on the mistakes he made with his own shop, that even lead to a lawsuit. Diving into business, Freddy explains his own strategy for working with clients and we share some advice about pricing. From opinions on numbing cream to the psychology of pain, and even a crazy tattoo contest, the stories continue in part two of this fascinating interview.

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In part two of Unleashed with Freddy Negrete, we learn about his rise in the ranks, tattooing Hollywood stars and opening a shop of his own in Santa Barbara. Freddy touches on the mistakes he made with his own shop, that even lead to a lawsuit. Diving into business, Freddy explains his own strategy for working with clients and we share some advice about pricing. From opinions on numbing cream to the psychology of pain, and even a crazy tattoo contest, the stories continue in part two of this fascinating interview.

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The Business of Tattoos with Freddy Negrete - Part 1 The Business of Tattoos with Freddy Negrete - Part 1 Tue, 19 Sep 2017 11:30:00 GMT 41:32 b835417eee1158382f4764cd3082f7f4 yes https://shows.pippa.io/5b2835c6a83cf7f47eccfa3e/5b2835d95e5b4ddb4047ff23 In part one of this special two-part series, we sit down with legendary tattoo artist, Freddy Negrete, to talk about the business of ink. From Freddy’s time in jail, where he learned the art of black and gray tattooing, to his apprenticeship with Ed... full In part one of this special two-part series, we sit down with legendary tattoo artist, Freddy Negrete, to talk about the business of ink. From Freddy’s time in jail, where he learned the art of black and gray tattooing, to his apprenticeship with Ed Hardy, to smoking lovelies (a potent mix of pot and PCP), no stone goes unturned in this raw interview with one of the greatest tattoo legends of all time. Freddy shares the life-changing tips he received from mentors like Ed Hardy and Mark Mahoney, transitioning from a Chicano gangster into one of the most respected tattoo artists in the world.

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In part one of this special two-part series, we sit down with legendary tattoo artist, Freddy Negrete, to talk about the business of ink. From Freddy’s time in jail, where he learned the art of black and gray tattooing, to his apprenticeship with Ed Hardy, to smoking lovelies (a potent mix of pot and PCP), no stone goes unturned in this raw interview with one of the greatest tattoo legends of all time. Freddy shares the life-changing tips he received from mentors like Ed Hardy and Mark Mahoney, transitioning from a Chicano gangster into one of the most respected tattoo artists in the world.

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The Dangers of Scaling Too Fast The Dangers of Scaling Too Fast Thu, 14 Sep 2017 16:41:51 GMT 27:26 bd5b5486359b13c22ea94d74b1962736 no https://shows.pippa.io/5b2835c6a83cf7f47eccfa3e/5b2835d95e5b4ddb4047ff24 full Rapid growth of your business is good, right?

In this week's show, we discuss the problems that business’ can run into when scaling too fast. Various issues include hiring systems and cash flow issues. If you have a business and you want to scale and grow, you need to approach and execute in the right way. Use our advice and avoid running into any costly mistakes along the way.

Quick plug for next week's show...we have the legendary tattoo artist, Freddy Negrete, on to talk the business of body art. Subscribe now, and DO NOT miss this episode.

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Rapid growth of your business is good, right?

In this week's show, we discuss the problems that business’ can run into when scaling too fast. Various issues include hiring systems and cash flow issues. If you have a business and you want to scale and grow, you need to approach and execute in the right way. Use our advice and avoid running into any costly mistakes along the way.

Quick plug for next week's show...we have the legendary tattoo artist, Freddy Negrete, on to talk the business of body art. Subscribe now, and DO NOT miss this episode.

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Do Politics and Business Mix? Do Politics and Business Mix? Tue, 12 Sep 2017 11:00:00 GMT 20:16 ab36518aa966091586ed9b2807297ae4 no https://shows.pippa.io/5b2835c6a83cf7f47eccfa3e/5b2835d95e5b4ddb4047ff25 From Uber to Apple, Hobby Lobby to Chick-Fil-A, we’re seeing major corporations and leading business figures sticking to their political stances in this turbulent governmental era. In some cases, political and religious beliefs have... full 9 From Uber to Apple, Hobby Lobby to Chick-Fil-A, we’re seeing major corporations and leading business figures sticking to their political stances in this turbulent governmental era. In some cases, political and religious beliefs have changed the course of an organization's day-to-day operations, and in other cases, influential business figures have engaged governmental operations, to (at times) much displeasure of their very own customers.

Also in this episode, we also seek to answer the question of whether our currently-polarized American political system is failing the common small business owner, aspiring entrepreneur, and hardworking Americans.

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From Uber to Apple, Hobby Lobby to Chick-Fil-A, we’re seeing major corporations and leading business figures sticking to their political stances in this turbulent governmental era. In some cases, political and religious beliefs have changed the course of an organization's day-to-day operations, and in other cases, influential business figures have engaged governmental operations, to (at times) much displeasure of their very own customers.

Also in this episode, we also seek to answer the question of whether our currently-polarized American political system is failing the common small business owner, aspiring entrepreneur, and hardworking Americans.

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The Mental Game of Success The Mental Game of Success Thu, 07 Sep 2017 11:00:00 GMT 27:15 5661dd2f5b1eb7ab2dd99076826d9105 no https://shows.pippa.io/5b2835c6a83cf7f47eccfa3e/5b2835d95e5b4ddb4047ff26 On today’s show, we discuss the mental game of success. In the world of high performance, mindset is everything. As an entrepreneur, you must have control over your mind, even when the stakes are incredibly high. We have been longtime advocates of... full 9

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Follow us on Social Media Twitter - @bulldogcollins Facebook - /chrisbulldogcollins Instagram - @chrisbulldogcollins]]> <![CDATA[Boom or Bust: Growing Industries & Dying Ones]]> Tue, 05 Sep 2017 14:00:00 GMT 25:31 395ec11d4a3cec0da5e22604ee834ad2 no https://shows.pippa.io/5b2835c6a83cf7f47eccfa3e/5b2835d95e5b4ddb4047ff27 In this episode of Chris Collins Unleashed, we examine companies and industries that are flourishing versus companies and industries that are struggling or even facing extinction due to rapid developments in technology and cultural shifts. This... full In this episode of Chris Collins Unleashed, we examine companies and industries that are flourishing versus companies and industries that are struggling or even facing extinction due to rapid developments in technology and cultural shifts. This episode is perfect for entrepreneurs and business owners who want to understand what is making previously untouchable companies such as JCPenney and Sears, as well as entire industries, collapse. We serve some advice for the leaders of JCPenney and Sears, and explain what changes we would make in order to save their businesses. In this episode of Chris Collins Unleashed, we examine companies and industries that are flourishing versus companies and industries that are struggling or even facing extinction due to rapid developments in technology and cultural shifts. This episode is perfect for entrepreneurs and business owners who want to understand what is making previously untouchable companies such as JCPenney and Sears, as well as entire industries, collapse. We serve some advice for the leaders of JCPenney and Sears, and explain what changes we would make in order to save their businesses. Business, Beards and the McKibbin Brothers Business, Beards and the McKibbin Brothers Thu, 31 Aug 2017 23:14:05 GMT 38:38 efc74c04aa600803202bc006af9d2808 yes https://shows.pippa.io/5b2835c6a83cf7f47eccfa3e/5b2835d95e5b4ddb4047ff28 In this special ‘World Beard Day’ episode of Chris Collins Unleashed, Chris and Gary sit down with the best bearded duo in sports, Maddison and Riley McKibbin of the AVP professional beach volleyball league. The guys talk competition,... full 8 In this special ‘World Beard Day’ episode of Chris Collins Unleashed, Chris and Gary sit down with the best bearded duo in sports, Maddison and Riley McKibbin of the AVP professional beach volleyball league. The guys talk competition, business, and of course, beards! And later dive into everything from the high-performance mindset, to transcendental meditation and how they deal with conflict in their brother/brother partnership. Don’t miss this episode as the guys discuss the tools they use to create a high performance-driven mindset, and the ways in which they’re working together to meet their goals.

Follow us on Social Media

Twitter - @bulldogcollins

Facebook - /chrisbulldogcollins

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In this special ‘World Beard Day’ episode of Chris Collins Unleashed, Chris and Gary sit down with the best bearded duo in sports, Maddison and Riley McKibbin of the AVP professional beach volleyball league. The guys talk competition, business, and of course, beards! And later dive into everything from the high-performance mindset, to transcendental meditation and how they deal with conflict in their brother/brother partnership. Don’t miss this episode as the guys discuss the tools they use to create a high performance-driven mindset, and the ways in which they’re working together to meet their goals.

Follow us on Social Media

Twitter - @bulldogcollins

Facebook - /chrisbulldogcollins

Instagram - @chrisbulldogcollins

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What is the Ideal Work / Life Balance? What is the Ideal Work / Life Balance? Wed, 23 Aug 2017 11:00:00 GMT 22:39 b0a7ab8396dcbdcf0adc69c70cce8056 no https://shows.pippa.io/5b2835c6a83cf7f47eccfa3e/5b2835d95e5b4ddb4047ff29 full 7 Should having the perfect work/life balance be your true goal?

In this week's show, we discuss the vital topic of work/life balance. We look at what this balance actually it, and what it should mean to you if you’re starting a business vs. working for someone else, building equity for another company. In addition, we reveal tips and tools from our own experience in learning what it takes to thrive and have your business goals reach their full potential.

Follow us on Social Media Twitter - @bulldogcollins Facebook - /chrisbulldogcollins Instagram - @chrisbulldogcollins

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Should having the perfect work/life balance be your true goal?

In this week's show, we discuss the vital topic of work/life balance. We look at what this balance actually it, and what it should mean to you if you’re starting a business vs. working for someone else, building equity for another company. In addition, we reveal tips and tools from our own experience in learning what it takes to thrive and have your business goals reach their full potential.

Follow us on Social Media Twitter - @bulldogcollins Facebook - /chrisbulldogcollins Instagram - @chrisbulldogcollins

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How To Compete and Win In Today’s Market How To Compete and Win In Today’s Market Wed, 09 Aug 2017 11:00:00 GMT 19:43 5ff96963e751f74830a540cca43f2199 yes https://shows.pippa.io/5b2835c6a83cf7f47eccfa3e/5b2835d95e5b4ddb4047ff2a full 7 In this week's show, Chris and Gary speak up for the underdog, the companies going against the big, overpowering conglomerates that dominate the mass market industries, and the give you the secret weapon in this David vs Goliath fight.

The number one tool that smaller business’ can use to create an edge in the market is your connection to the customer and creating a trustworthy, loyal bond. Chris talks about one of his favorite book shops, ‘Powell’s Bookstore,’ in Portland, Oregon and compares what they do to Barnes and Noble + Amazon.

This sparks a similar thought for Gary who recently needed some tools from a hardware store for a home project. With a Home Depot opposite his local hardware store, he discusses what his local hardware store could do to retain a loyal following and customer base in order to stay in business alongside the giants of the hardware industry. 

Chris also breaks down the 3 types of employees. Important to understand, this will help you hire the best personalities for customer service.

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In this week's show, Chris and Gary speak up for the underdog, the companies going against the big, overpowering conglomerates that dominate the mass market industries, and the give you the secret weapon in this David vs Goliath fight.

The number one tool that smaller business’ can use to create an edge in the market is your connection to the customer and creating a trustworthy, loyal bond. Chris talks about one of his favorite book shops, ‘Powell’s Bookstore,’ in Portland, Oregon and compares what they do to Barnes and Noble + Amazon.

This sparks a similar thought for Gary who recently needed some tools from a hardware store for a home project. With a Home Depot opposite his local hardware store, he discusses what his local hardware store could do to retain a loyal following and customer base in order to stay in business alongside the giants of the hardware industry. 

Chris also breaks down the 3 types of employees. Important to understand, this will help you hire the best personalities for customer service.

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<![CDATA[The Business Of Membership Clubs & Continuity]]> Wed, 02 Aug 2017 08:00:00 GMT 26:02 45514834330186b6a666a9e274f3fc00 no https://shows.pippa.io/5b2835c6a83cf7f47eccfa3e/5b2835d95e5b4ddb4047ff2b Following last week’s show about the membership model in Equinox Health Clubs (and the profit opportunities they are missing), this week we discuss similar businesses, and how to effectively incorporate continuity in this system. Gary discusses... full 5 Following last week’s show about the membership model in Equinox Health Clubs (and the profit opportunities they are missing), this week we discuss similar businesses, and how to effectively incorporate continuity in this system. Gary discusses joining a whiskey club, while Chris talks about Amazon and how other companies are realizing the potential of ongoing sales, reaching the conclusion that companies just need to do it!

We also challenge Gary’s unwillingness to buy a helmet, and make a call to a special someone to help persuade him to get one after all of his accidents. This week’s show gives you tips and tools on improving your business with plenty of banter in-between!

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Following last week’s show about the membership model in Equinox Health Clubs (and the profit opportunities they are missing), this week we discuss similar businesses, and how to effectively incorporate continuity in this system. Gary discusses joining a whiskey club, while Chris talks about Amazon and how other companies are realizing the potential of ongoing sales, reaching the conclusion that companies just need to do it!

We also challenge Gary’s unwillingness to buy a helmet, and make a call to a special someone to help persuade him to get one after all of his accidents. This week’s show gives you tips and tools on improving your business with plenty of banter in-between!

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How To Double Sales At An Equinox Gym How To Double Sales At An Equinox Gym Fri, 28 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT 43:29 2011c1f04ef8b895aa862a57f511ff43 no https://shows.pippa.io/5b2835c6a83cf7f47eccfa3e/5b2835d95e5b4ddb4047ff2c full 4 Doubling sales without new customers?

On this today's show, we discuss a few some simple tools and processes that can double sales for a business in the gym industry. We use the gym we go to every day - Equinox in Los Angeles, as our case study example. Without increasing foot traffic or growing a bigger customer following, we break down some simple steps and ideas that would completely transform the sales of an Equinox (or any gym for that matter) using the customer base that already exists. Challenge yourself to take these tools and tips, and think how it could be applied to other businesses in different industries.

In addition, the show includes some special features on ‘Amazing Moments In Business’ with comedian Daniel Z Barber and ‘Millennial Work Problems’ with Andy Pifko and Molly Schreiber.

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Doubling sales without new customers?

On this today's show, we discuss a few some simple tools and processes that can double sales for a business in the gym industry. We use the gym we go to every day - Equinox in Los Angeles, as our case study example. Without increasing foot traffic or growing a bigger customer following, we break down some simple steps and ideas that would completely transform the sales of an Equinox (or any gym for that matter) using the customer base that already exists. Challenge yourself to take these tools and tips, and think how it could be applied to other businesses in different industries.

In addition, the show includes some special features on ‘Amazing Moments In Business’ with comedian Daniel Z Barber and ‘Millennial Work Problems’ with Andy Pifko and Molly Schreiber.

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A Boss vs. A Leader A Boss vs. A Leader Wed, 26 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT 39:59 9df60190990e375c15c17922a4b3adeb no https://shows.pippa.io/5b2835c6a83cf7f47eccfa3e/5b2835d95e5b4ddb4047ff2d full 3 What makes you a boss? What makes you a leader?

On this week's show, Chris Collins and Gary Daniel look at the differences between a boss and a leader. What makes a boss? What makes a leader? Which one are you, and what traits do each require? Chris and Gary answer these questions and more by comparing the different approaches that a boss and leader would take in business situations. This week’s episode also features two special segments written and produced for Unleashed by Molly Schreiber.

The first shares the story of comedian Richelle Meiss and the time she got fired. In the second, Molly Schreiber takes a look at how Napster changed the music industry in Amazing Business Moments.

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What makes you a boss? What makes you a leader?

On this week's show, Chris Collins and Gary Daniel look at the differences between a boss and a leader. What makes a boss? What makes a leader? Which one are you, and what traits do each require? Chris and Gary answer these questions and more by comparing the different approaches that a boss and leader would take in business situations. This week’s episode also features two special segments written and produced for Unleashed by Molly Schreiber.

The first shares the story of comedian Richelle Meiss and the time she got fired. In the second, Molly Schreiber takes a look at how Napster changed the music industry in Amazing Business Moments.

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Business With Family Or Friends Business With Family Or Friends Wed, 19 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT 34:49 37c3c425eb71345eaa40001389916085 no https://shows.pippa.io/5b2835c6a83cf7f47eccfa3e/5b2835d95e5b4ddb4047ff2e Continuing with the brand new business podcast, Chris Collins Unleashed, Chris and Gary look into whether or not it’s good to go into business with family or friends. Gary discusses running a business with his wife, which almost ended in divorce.... full 2 Continuing with the brand new business podcast, Chris Collins Unleashed, Chris and Gary look into whether or not it’s good to go into business with family or friends.

Gary discusses running a business with his wife, which almost ended in divorce. Chris has a lighter approach to the subject and suggests that if you have a cash heavy business, like a cartel or mafia, then family is the way to go! Gary believes that running business’ with family or friends blurs the home/work balance and the issue of hierarchy that runs within it. Feeling like it causes too much tension and can affect your marriage, Gary is not the advocate of such a business model. Chris feels like it’s possible and gives Gary certain situations in which family can be a huge asset. The experts share stories from running a business themselves and fixing businesses that dealt with family and friends.

Listen to this week’s fun, but insightful episode of Chris Collins Unleashed, and you will receive the tools and guidance that can help you when thinking about starting a new business or improving the business you run today. 

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Continuing with the brand new business podcast, Chris Collins Unleashed, Chris and Gary look into whether or not it’s good to go into business with family or friends.

Gary discusses running a business with his wife, which almost ended in divorce. Chris has a lighter approach to the subject and suggests that if you have a cash heavy business, like a cartel or mafia, then family is the way to go! Gary believes that running business’ with family or friends blurs the home/work balance and the issue of hierarchy that runs within it. Feeling like it causes too much tension and can affect your marriage, Gary is not the advocate of such a business model. Chris feels like it’s possible and gives Gary certain situations in which family can be a huge asset. The experts share stories from running a business themselves and fixing businesses that dealt with family and friends.

Listen to this week’s fun, but insightful episode of Chris Collins Unleashed, and you will receive the tools and guidance that can help you when thinking about starting a new business or improving the business you run today. 

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A Great Idea? Or A Great Business... A Great Idea? Or A Great Business... Wed, 12 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT 49:13 953025baa4904b19b7ad46fc664c83dd no https://shows.pippa.io/5b2835c6a83cf7f47eccfa3e/5b2835d95e5b4ddb4047ff2f What are the key differences between a great idea and great business? Welcome to the first episode and the launch of the brand new podcast, Chris Collins Unleashed! Today, we’re looking at a predicament many entrepreneurs face early in their... full 1 What are the key differences between a great idea and great business?

Welcome to the first episode and the launch of the brand new podcast, Chris Collins Unleashed! Today, we’re looking at a predicament many entrepreneurs face early in their venture...Is my great idea going to make a great business?

Chris and Gary breakdown the important questions to ask yourself, and also share their thoughts on key skills to develop in these early phases.

For more from Chris Collins, follow him on Twitter @BulldogCollins. Join The Pack by signing up at ChrisCollinsUnleashed.com, and gain access to exclusive Chris Collins Unleashed content, invites to live video Q&A sessions, and a copy of Chris’ leadership essentials e-guide.

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What are the key differences between a great idea and great business?

Welcome to the first episode and the launch of the brand new podcast, Chris Collins Unleashed! Today, we’re looking at a predicament many entrepreneurs face early in their venture...Is my great idea going to make a great business?

Chris and Gary breakdown the important questions to ask yourself, and also share their thoughts on key skills to develop in these early phases.

For more from Chris Collins, follow him on Twitter @BulldogCollins. Join The Pack by signing up at ChrisCollinsUnleashed.com, and gain access to exclusive Chris Collins Unleashed content, invites to live video Q&A sessions, and a copy of Chris’ leadership essentials e-guide.

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Chris Collins Unleashed Trailer Chris Collins Unleashed Trailer Wed, 05 Jul 2017 23:28:00 GMT 2:17 6d1fe388a023c7f744a54b639384b905 no https://shows.pippa.io/5b2835c6a83cf7f47eccfa3e/5b2835d95e5b4ddb4047ff30