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INTENT Podcast 023: Jeff Nemeth

Jeff Nemeth

Jeff Nemeth believes that conventional wisdom is overrated. This is why he is able to provide a unique approach to his coaching clients, who include people who are currently figuring out what to do after big events in their lives. If you just got married, just got a kid, or had your kids grow up and move out, Jeff is the person to speak to.

In today’s episode, Jeff talks about his opinion on social media and his perspective of the divisiveness of everyone and their differing opinions. He also shares how he uses social media as a tool for creativity instead of one to simply kill time. 

“There's a lot of value in engaging with people that have different views from you.” -- Jeff Nemeth

Some topics that were discussed include:

  • Social media’s effect on society
  • Is there a solution for divisiveness in social media?
  • How to use social media wisely
  • The line between creation and consumption
  • What to do once you’ve reached your goals?
  • The dumbest thing Jeff has ever done
  • The most amazing thing Jeff has ever done

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INTENT Podcast 014: Matt Murphy

Matt loves challenges. In fact, he loves challenges so much that he swam the English Channel (and is ready to take on more!). You could say that he’s fearless...within reason.

Professionally, he has also been a Personal Trainer for 20 years and eventually shifted to Web Development after getting kicked out by his landlord. Currently, Matt is part of Internet Fit Pro and helps build sites for fitness establishments and professionals. 

In this episode, Matt passionately shares his experience as a Personal Trainer, Web Developer, and (rather extreme) swimmer. We also tackle the mindset of a person who likes challenges and how he is able to face all of these challenges, willingly and fearlessly.

“Just deal with the thing that you’ve got to deal with right now, and not worry about what’s coming.”  -- Matt Murphy

Some topics that were discussed include:

  • Who is Matt and what does he do?
  • Matt’s shift from being a personal trainer to a web developer
  • The advantage of small, boutique-type gyms
  • Matt’s swimming experience on the English Channel
  • The importance of being present
  • What pushes Matt to undertake challenges
  • Tega’s skydiving experience
  • How to navigate through the “waiting” phase in business
  • How to do something outside of your comfort zone

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INTENT Podcast 013: Stephen Somers

From humble beginnings in a Starbucks shop in Belfast, Stephen was eventually able to grow his business, Marketplace Superheroes, into 7-figures. Not only that, he currently owns and is an investor in several other companies as well and is looking at a $12-million revenue by the end of 2020. 

But funny enough, Stephen doesn’t really consider himself to be a businessman, but rather, a marketer. 

He strongly believes that the value in a business is not in the product or service itself, but in the actual marketing of it. This approach, together with his ability to find out what customers need, has taught him many valuable insights in business that he is currently teaching to others.

In today’s episode, Stephen talks about how he was able to grow multiple companies through being ethical, realistic, and self-aware. We get to learn more about Stephen’s unique and humble view in the world of business and why that has made him the successful entrepreneur he is today.

“That’s the big thing. Knowing what you’re good at, figuring out what you’re really good at, and being honest about what you’re really good at...and then designing your life and your business around those things.” -- Stephen Somers

Some topics that were discussed include:

  • How Stephen was able to grow his multiple businesses
  • The importance of building trust in your business
  • Why Stephen considers himself to be a marketer more than anything else
  • How Stephen’s businesses came to be
  • The biggest opportunities in every business right now
  • Ethics in business
  • Finding the line between being motivational but still realistic when marketing
  • How to set realistic but attractive expectations
  • Stephen balancing family and business life
  • Learning to say no to opportunities
  • How to make the most out of your time in life

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INTENT Podcast 012: Joshua Koerpel

Joshua has a passion for engineering, Marketing, sailing the world, and going cross-country on his motorcycle called Genghis. His rather unique adventures have instilled in him the resiliency and confidence to excel in both life and business.

He is the founder of softwares like Funnel Mappy and Firebuilders.io which allow businesses to effectively manage their customers. And it was through Firebuilders.io that Joshua started his podcast Firebuilders Live to further inspire and educate coaches and consultants.

In today’s episode, Joshua covers an array of topics from how he started his software Funnel Mappy, to his life and learnings as a professional pirate. He talks about the importance of walking the talk and how his desire to help other people led him to starting his own podcast and trying many business ventures.

"Confidence for me is to act even though it's unknown." - Joshua Koerpel

Some topics that were discussed include:

  • Joshua’s life on the Key West
  • The origin of the Funnel Mappy software
  • How to turn a vague idea into reality
  • Finding the motivation after setbacks
  • Joshua’s learnings as a professional pirate
  • Building confidence faster
  • Joshua’s life on a boat in the middle of winter
  • Peoples’ struggles with funnels
  • The idea of “selling the sizzle and not the steak”
  • Why Joshua started his podcast Firebuilders Live
  • The importance of consistency in setting expectations
  • Life advice from Joshua

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INTENT Podcast 011: Tega Diegbe

Tega, the founder of the Intent Podcast, may be uncomfortable talking about himself, but this has allowed him the ability to be genuinely interested in what other people are doing. Through his connections in the entrepreneurial space, he is able to have interesting conversations with some rather interesting individuals.

He hopes that with these conversations, he will be able to help his podcast listeners find their way as well. Through his knack of wanting to develop the people around him, he is able to impart valuable knowledge to everyone he comes across. 

In this raw episode of the Intent Podcast, Tega faces the uncomfortability of hosting his first solo show. What started off as unfamiliar territory for him soon flourished into a train of thoughts from how he started his podcast to what his plans are moving forward.   

“Do more uncomfortable things, especially in business.” - Tega Diegbe

Some topics that were discussed include:

  • Focusing on growth this quarantine
  • Embracing uncomfortability
  • The 5-day challenge
  • Tega’s decision to record his first solo podcast
  • The Intent Podcast and how it started

References & links mentioned:

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INTENT Podcast 010: Tim Goodwin

Tim is a man who has lived three different lives in three very different and diverse industries. In his younger years, he went to university to do a degree in computer science and artificial intelligence. Due to him not being a huge fan of maths he graduated with a general science degree. He then spent 8 years working for tech companies and carrying out support roles where necessary. He also worked in project management as well as product management.

A little bit tired of the corporate grind, He trained to be a personal trainer and was one for another 8 years and during that time he established a reputation as a tech orientated personal trainer. Extending support to other personal trainers who struggle with the general tech requirements of running a PT business.

He also got a little bit tired of that after several conversations with his entrepreneurial clients and gave up being a PT to set up his current venture Lean Greens. Which is a nutrition supplement company based in the UK. He has been working on this since 2012.

Today, you’ll discover more about Tim's business Lean Greens and how the guy who loathed maths is now using it to run a very successful business.

“The money is not the most important thing, whilst it is something it is something that drives them, it is the game that their playing ” – Tim Goodwin

Some topics that were discussed include:

  • Dealing with Imposter syndrome
  • What makes an entrepreneur interesting
  • Who is Tim
  • Should Money be a driving factor in business
  • The difference between a Marketer vs a Businessperson
  • Contract manufacturers could be the secret weapon but you have to find the right one
  • The Cashflow Quadrant
  • How he runs lean greens
  • How he navigated managing money for his business
  • Split testing
  • Putting your money where your mouth is 
  • What do you want to be known for
  • Biggest mistakes in business Tim has made
  • A skill he’d advise a young entrepreneur to learn
  •  Understanding the customer
  • Mountain biking
  • Being better than you were yesterday
  • Lockdown
  • Take on how the world would get back to normal

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INTENT Podcast 009: Mike Samuels

Mike is someone who gets joy from helping business coaches and companies in the health, fitness or supplement niche, beat their controls, harness the power of email marketing, and get their message across in a persuasive, influential, ethical way.

Mike is a very talented copywriter who ran the blog healthy living heavy lifting for a while. He also worked as a copywriter for Livestrong.

On today’s episode, we talk about how Mike started his blog healthy living and heavy lifting, where he got the interest in copywriting from and the pros and cons of a stoic personality.

“You can’t control what happens to you, but you can control what reacts to it.” – Mike Samuels

Some topics that were discussed include:

  • How healthy living and heavy lifting started
  • How he got started blogging
  • How long it took after the start of the blog to get clients
  • Solving server crash issues
  • Where he got interested in copy
  • Mindset when making money 
  • Pros and cons to a stoic personality
  • How to tap into emotions as an introvert that can move people to take action
  • Navigating Chinese whispers
  • How he approaches creating content for specific platforms
  • What his take on being a guru is
  • Why he is a Jordan Peterson fan
  • Living in political correctness gone crazy era
  • People not understanding opinions
  • Advice for someone who was looking to take control of their life

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INTENT Podcast 008: Bob Yeager

Bob is a little bit of an enigma, in the sense that he is very mysterious and is a man with a bunch of skills you will be hard-pressed to find today. He possesses an uncanny ability to think critically and take and make informed decisions.

A gifted copywriter in his own right, he is quietly training the next generation of copy rockstars and you would not know it to look at his presence online.

On today’s episode, we go over a wide variety of topics, from Bob’s woodworking, to his copy/business mentoring. You’ll discover how society operates with group manipulation, avoiding conversations that cause conflict in the workplace as well as why people are emotionally unaccepting, amongst many other things.

“  I always say that if you're a consultant, a coach or whatever, and you're teaching the younger generation you should be teaching them from where they are, where you used to be, you're marketing to that former self Have you think about that person and what they were looking for in the trouble that you went through at that age.” – Bob Yeager

Some topics that were discussed include:

  • What it means to be conservative
  • Avoiding conversations that cause issues at work
  • Why people are emotionally unaccepting
  • Group manipulation
  • Figuring out things to do daily that’ll make life easier
  • Lack of discipline
  • Taking action over motivation
  • Self-discipline in an unfiltered world
  • Designing your life as you want
  • How social media affects kids
  • Recurring Revenue
  • Positioning yourself to obtain recurring revenue in an industry
  • How spending power in the market changes
  • Limited thinking 
  • Looking for market confirmation

References & links mentioned:

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INTENT Podcast 007: Erik Stafford

Erik Stafford is a multiple AAF-ADDY and ARDA award-winning Creative Director, brand strategist, author, and speaker.

He is Creative Director at Aimclear®, a data-driven marketing agency ranked 6X Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies and winner of 14 US Search Awards, including 4X Best Integrated Agency.

Erik comes from an advertising and design background. He has released several digital training products and consulted on high-profile launches and campaigns, providing his creative expertise to foster engagement and improve conversions.

His work has been responsible for millions in sales.

Born in the midwest, growing up in Ohio and Chicago. Growing up his dad travelled a lot for work which led him as a kid to expand his horizons by getting familiar with different cultures around him. He has been an entrepreneur his whole life. He ran a successful small consultancy called Stafford Marketing for 10 to 15 years. He has also sold digital products and also worked as a web developer.

“People are a lot wiser than they used to be. Everyone has got a finely tuned bullshit detector these days.” – Erik Stafford

Some topics that were discussed include:

  • The Benefits of traveling
  • Erik’s trip to the Grand Cayman 
  • Fear
  • Pivoting
  • How the opportunity of moving to the Caribbean came about
  • How he rationalises a natural disaster
  • Response over reaction
  • Keeping up interactions
  • Navigating emotions due to loss
  • Being yourself
  • What his biggest change was on how he views things
  • What makes a good offer
  • Going from the corporate ladder to own business and then back to corporate 
  • What happiness is?
  • Social media having an adverse effect on how people view themselves

References & links mentioned:

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INTENT Podcast 006: Ryan Lee

Ryan is like a godfather of internet marketing and membership sites, In my humble opinion. He created his first sports training membership site back in 1999. He has a passion for helping people live a better life, whatever that may mean for them. 

After being diagnosed with an autoimmune condition, he went on a journey to change things for himself which led to creating his latest endeavour REWIND, a Superfood bar. He has taken his years of experience and built REWIND to help people live a better life. I should also add that he is using REWIND almost like a social enterprise, as he brings in kids for deprived neighbourhoods and teaches them about entrepreneurship, and what it takes to run a business.

Just as he is obsessed with business and the challenges it presents, Ryan is equally if not more obsessed with living a good and healthy life with his wife and four kids. 

On today’s episode, we talk about Ryan’s mentality and what it means to run a business to support your life, instead of the other way around.

“You cannot function at your peak, you can't build the best business you could possibly build. Unless you're physically getting yourself ready” – Ryan Lee

Some topics that were discussed include:

  • Ryans Mentality
  • Emotional Attachment
  • What being an entrepreneur means to Ryan
  • How he decided to let go of freedom and get into rewind
  • How it feels to get his students to a place they can buy his company from him
  • How to handle someone using your system for sales
  • The silliest new trend
  • Advice on how people can stay focused in what they are doing 
  • People should focus on quality and making it about themselves
  • What led to the idea of having the heart and smart
  • Incubator on teaching kids how to start a business

References & links mentioned:

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INTENT Podcast 005: Aaron Selkrig

At just 17 years old Aaron enrolled in The Australian Army and became an army combat fitness instructor. With six years in the Army, starting his own tattoo shop in Thailand, and even a few business “war stories” under his belt, Aaron has emerged victorious. Being able to grow his newest business into a million-dollar company in Helsinki Finland: Selkrig Performance Unit.

Aaron also leads Selkrig Performance Unit, a fitness den for busy entrepreneurs where Aaron and his team transform how you think about exercising and being in the gym with programs custom tailored specifically for each person. He also runs a virtual coaching program for entrepreneurs, his success might be a surprise to some people, but to Aaron.

This Aussie training champ has a drive and determination in SPADES, He even moved to a new country with a totally different language to start his own business!

Today, we talk about how Aaron got into strength training, What attracted him to entrepreneurship and how to overcome dealing with conservative clients in a business.

“Always validate your Idea” – Aaron Selkrig

Some topics that were discussed include:

  • How Aaron got into strength and conditioning
  • His marketing strategy for a tattoo shop
  • What attracted Aaron to being an entrepreneur
  • How he transferred the skills with him to the gym
  • How he overcomes the conservative mentality in Finland 
  • Why he went to Finland
  • Lessons learned from a failed business
  • Working for skills
  • What it feels like to pull the pin on a business idea when it isn’t working
  • At what point do you decide what I’m doing has something good going on and how do you capitalize on it.
  • How he arrived at his business model
  • Short term sacrifice for long term goals
  • How to make the company great for work and great for people
  • Advice for anyone interested in starting a business

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