Episode 24 – “Are You on the List?”

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Barrett and Bryan answer a listener question regarding capacity and a full sales funnel. If you’re getting getting crushed with high lead volumes, then check out this potential solution.  Their answer? The wait list. Cool Stuff Mentioned: Remotive.io – http://remotive.io/ Z Nation – http://www.syfy.com/znation New England Fly Fishing – http://www.marlablair.com/

Episode 23 – “Know Thyself”

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Lake View

This week Barrett and Bryan discuss the cyclical nature of business and tackle using down time to contemplate value and how to market it. Cool Stuff Mentioned: Star Wars – http://www.starwars.com/ 12 Years a Slave – http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2024544/

Episode 22 – “No Outlines Here”

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Barrett and Bryan get off on a tangent about company culture and the value it brings. Cool Stuff Mentioned: Barrett’s other podcast, Hadoken Debt – http://www.somdpf.com/?p=204 Bootstrapped With Kids podcast http://www.bootstrappedwithkids.com Tony Hsieh – Delivering Happiness Dave Ramsey – Entreleadership Zapier – Ultimate Guide to Remote Work Tim Ferriss – 4 Hour Work Week Thriveal’s Deeper Weekend – https://thriveal.com/deeper-weekend-2014 Jim Collins – Built To … Read More

Episode 21 – “Positioning Power”

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Water Castle

Barrett and Bryan discuss the value of intentional positioning of your brand. How are you communicating the value of your business model? Cool Stuff Mentioned: Thrivecast – https://thriveal.com/podcast/ Businessology – http://www.businessology.biz/ Bootstrapped With Kids – http://www.bootstrappedwithkids.com/ Let’s Make Mistakes – http://www.muleradio.net/mistakes/ Startup podcast – http://gimletmedia.com/show/startup/ Business Model Generation – http://www.businessmodelgeneration.com/book Shrek “Ogres are like onions” – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GZpcwKEIRCI How to start … Read More

Episode 20 – “What Color IS Your Ocean?”

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Barrett and Bryan discuss positioning in this week’s episode.  The duo also questions how well you can perceive if you are achieving a “Blue Ocean” strategy. Bryan dominates the first two seasons of Game of Thrones on HBO Now.  Barrett plans a trip to Denver. P.E. (Post-Episode) on April 2, 2015 – George R.R. Martin released an excerpt from the … Read More

Episode 19 – “Thoughts on Pricing”

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Bright Horizon Path

Barrett and Bryan explore ideas on pricing including a discussion on whether it’s a good idea or not for a professional service firm to list prices on its website. Cool Stuff Mentioned: Trailers released this week: Star Wars episode 7 (Christmas 2015) Batman v Superman (3/2016) Jurassic World (6/2015) Fantastic Four (8/2015) Game of Thrones – http://www.hbo.com/game-of-thrones#/ Accounting in the … Read More

Episode 18 – “Choose Your Own Adventure”

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This week Bryan begins decompressing from tax season.  Barrett has some big ideas for revamping his website; the amount of copy he needs may shock you. Barrett signs up for his first for power lifting competition. #pickstuffup Cool Stuff Mentioned: 2nd Annual NoVA Powerlifting Open – https://www.facebook.com/events/959477204071551/ Vanguard – https://investor.vanguard.com/corporate-portal/ Nerd fitness – http://www.nerdfitness.com/ Choose Your Own Adventure – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Choose_Your_Own_Adventure The … Read More

Episode 17 – “Eventual Endings”

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Bryan and Barrett discuss losing clients, and perspective.   Cool stuff: Quiet book – http://www.amazon.com/Quiet-Power-Introverts-World-Talking/dp/0307352153 Bootstrapped with Kids – http://www.bootstrappedwithkids.com/episode-89-take-a-step-back-to-go-forward/ MadMen – “The day you sign a client is the day you start losing them.” – Roger Sterling Hadoken Debt – http://www.somdpf.com/ 8 Slow, Difficult Steps to Becoming a Millionaire – http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236687 Built to Sell – http://www.amazon.com/Built-Sell-Creating-Business-Without/dp/1591845823 Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt … Read More

Episode 16 – “Unbreakable”

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This week Bryan discusses different learning styles and an assessment to determine how you learn best.  He also discusses the challenges he faces as a result of procrastinating. Barrett reviews taking his daughter to work (virtually) and discusses some of the key traits of a business owner. Cool Stuff Mentioned: Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt – http://www.netflix.com/WiMovie/80025384 The Increasingly Poor Decisions of … Read More

Episode 15 – “Someone Else’s Middle”

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Bryan talks about pro bono services and onboarding a new customer, an old friend from back in the day. Barrett talks about a new service they want to develop, how he introduces himself at parties, and how envy can ruin your own enjoyment of your progress. Cool Stuff Mentioned: Ducttape Marketing Podcast Interview with David Long – http://ec.libsyn.com/p/f/6/d/f6d4eddbf5620061/David_Long.mp3 Emyth Revisited by … Read More