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The Guts and Glory Show
The Guts and Glory Show features top leaders and entrepreneurs in law and business sharing the Guts it takes to succeed and the Glory of success.
May 18, 2022
How To Scale a Business in Any Industry With Chad Clements
Chad Clements is the Co-owner of Dat Band, a live event band that makes music for memories. Chad is an entrepreneur and a third-generation musician with over 13 years of experience in professional sales, from small B2B institutions to Fortune 5 companies. Chad has strengths in relationship building and is passionate about helping clients find solutions to their problems. In this episode… Are you a musician that would like to have a successful business someday? What is the key to running a profitable business in the events industry? Having a successful business can be easy as long as you have a plan, a good team, and the right strategies to execute your strategy. It’s also valuable for business leaders to have mentors or consultants that they can seek advice from when they run into a problem. As Chad Clements says, a good business is a good business as long as you do it right — it doesn’t matter the industry you are in. In this episode of The Guts and Glory Show, Chad Franzen sits down with Chad Clements, the Co-owner of Dat Band, to explain how to scale a business in the music industry. Chad shares the business lessons he learned from launching a live event band, the process he’s using to scale the business, and the challenges Dat Band has faced and how they solve them.
Mar 16, 2022
Working Toward Equity, Fairness, and Social Justice for Veterans With Eric Gang
Eric Gang is the Managing Attorney and Founder of Gang & Associates, a law firm that serves veterans and their families across the country. With over 20 years of experience in law, Eric has litigated more than 1,000 appeals at the US Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, winning some of the largest VA awards on record. Eric is also the Co-author of two books and has been published in The Federal Lawyer. He lectures for the State Bar Association and is a Faculty Member at Lawline.com, where he teaches continuing legal education in the area of veteran disability law. His most recent accolades include National Law Journal’s 2021 Litigation Trailblazer Award and Lawdragon’s 500 Leading Lawyers in America in 2022. In this episode… Many people return from war suffering PTSD, homelessness, and other physical and mental health issues. To make matters worse, veterans are often forced to fight the Department of Veterans Affairs for benefits. How are law firms working to help veterans receive the compensation they deserve? Numerous veterans come to Eric Gang and his team with the most difficult cases — many of which have been on appeal for decades. One veteran had been turned away from various firms because they argued his case wasn’t viable. The veteran suffered from schizophrenia and wasn’t able to work after being discharged from the military at a young age. The Department of Veterans Affairs refused benefits, stating that his schizophrenia was a pre-service condition. Against all odds, Eric took on the challenge and ended up winning the case. In this episode of The Guts and Glory Show, Chad Franzen sits down with Eric Gang, Managing Attorney and Founder of Gang & Associates, to talk about how Eric is working to create a more equitable future for veterans. Eric explains why he is so passionate about serving veterans, exposes the flaws in the Veterans Affairs system, and shares remarkable stories from his practice.
Mar 9, 2022
Running Your Legal Business the Right Way With Angela Jones
Angela Jones is the Founder and Attorney at Brighter Day Law, a firm consisting of experienced divorce and family law attorneys in Colorado Springs. Angela’s years of practice at a larger corporate law firm gave her the skills necessary to service individual and small business clients. Her civil litigation experience includes family law, business, employment, real estate, and probate matters, and she is passionate about providing dynamic, dedicated, and client-focused litigation advocacy. In this episode… How can you run your legal business the right way? For Angela Jones, it’s about investing in your clients, putting action behind your values, and getting the support needed to take off. Upon working with a family law attorney who didn’t show up prepared and wasn’t respectful (yet still drove a fancy car), Angela knew that she wanted to make a change in the industry. After working in the corporate law field, she decided to start her own firm from the ground up. In 2021, Angela was the sole practitioner with two paralegals and a firm administrator for support. Now, her firm has grown to 21 members and consistently exceeds its goals. How did Angela do it? In this episode of The Guts and Glory Show, Chad Franzen is joined by Angela Jones, the Founder and Attorney at Brighter Day Law, to talk about the best practices for starting and growing your firm. Angela discusses her journey into law, the lessons she learned about achieving goals year after year, and her strategies for running a successful firm. Plus, Angela shares the book that helped her build a profitable business!
Mar 2, 2022
Fighting For Workers’ Rights With Stacey Isaacs
Stacey Isaacs is the Managing Partner at WorkInjuryRights.Com. WorkInjuryRights.Com is a team of Florida attorneys and staff that are dedicated to providing quality legal service for worker’s compensation claims. With extensive mediation and trial experience, Stacey delivers empathetic and aggressive representation to injured workers throughout Florida. Previously, she worked as a trial attorney at Liberty Mutual Insurance and AIG. In her spare time, Stacey sings in a cover band. In this episode… Work-related injuries can occur at any time. However, many laws and institutions are geared toward protecting insurance companies and employers rather than helping injured workers. This is where Stacey Isaacs and her company come in. Stacey has been fighting for people’s rights since she was a child. At nine years old, she wrote a letter to Frito-Lay to critique their half-empty bags of chips. Since then, she has transitioned to helping injured workers get justice, creating her own company that is dedicated to giving clients high-level legal services for their workers’ compensation claims. So, what is Stacey’s advice to people looking to make a difference and fight for the rights of others? In this episode of the Guts and Glory Show, Chad Franzen is joined by Stacey Isaacs, the Managing Partner at WorkInjuryRights.Com, to discuss how she helps her clients achieve compensation for work-related injuries. Stacey talks about the challenges of fighting for work injury rights, reveals some of her favorite stories from her practice, and shares her advice to people who want to start their own law firm. Stay tuned.
Feb 23, 2022
Giving It Your All With Charlotte Christian
Charlotte Christian is the Founder of Charlotte Christian Law, a firm dedicated to protecting clients from unfair legal situations without destroying the family. Born and raised in Alabama, Charlotte is committed to helping those who experienced loss overcome their hardships and build a new life. After losing her father and her husband, Charlotte knows what it means to practically and legally create a future filled with hope, security, opportunity, and happiness. In this episode… When you’re running a business, you have to go all in. For Charlotte Christian, this meant leaving what she knew, stepping out of her comfort zone, and completely rebuilding. How did she do it? As someone who lost her father and husband, Charlotte understands the fear of losing loved ones. That’s why she decided to become an attorney and start her own practice. She understands the pain and created her firm to offer crucial support to families and individuals struggling with loss and other tough situations. Knowing that she had to give her whole self in order to succeed, Charlotte uprooted her life — she gave up a secure income, moved to a different city, made new relationships, and built a fresh marketing plan, all for the benefit of her business. In this episode of The Guts and Glory Show, Chad Franzen sits down with Charlotte Christian, the Founder of Charlotte Christian Law, to talk about her journey of building up a business. Charlotte shares her favorite stories from her career, what she learned from Luis Scott and 8 Figure Firm Consulting, and how advice from mentors leads her from strength to strength.
Feb 16, 2022
From Humble Beginnings to Achieving Big Dreams With Noemi Puntier
Noemi Puntier is the Founder and Principal Attorney at Puntier Law Firm, LLC, a community-based firm exclusively representing immigrants in family and immigration matters. In every aspect of her work, Noemi aims for excellence, integrity, and transparency. Along with her associate, Richard Panachida, she hosts a radio and Facebook show called Café con Leyes to educate listeners on the latest legal issues. While Noemi enjoys serving as an advocate and attorney on a daily basis, her true passion lies in reaching underserved young women. She is part of the #heelsinthecourtroom movement, where she combines faith, law, and entrepreneurship to encourage and uplift female attorneys. Noemi also founded Girl Lawyer on a Mission to provide a platform and support system for young women aspiring to enter the legal field. In this episode… Growing up in the Bronx in an immigrant family, Noemi Puntier was taught to dream big and be a shining light in the world. She now dedicates her career to serving others, offering legal services to support immigrant families in her community. How did she get her start, and what has she learned along the way? As a first-generation college graduate, Noemi didn’t have a clear path laid out for her. So, driven by her desire to have a bigger voice and a greater impact in the community, she reached out to an acquaintance who helped her get her start in small claims court. Moving up the ladder — and eventually into a corporate firm on Wall Street — Noemi decided that she wanted to share her passion through her own firm. Now, she’s providing tools and advice to educate other lawyers with a passion to serve. In this episode of The Guts and Glory Show, Chad Franzen talks with Noemi Puntier, Founder and Principal Attorney at Puntier Law Firm, LLC, about using passion to fuel big dreams. Noemi shares some astounding stories from her career, the best advice she’s received from her mentors, and how she’s working to support other growing lawyers.
Feb 9, 2022
Giving a Voice to Your Community With Keren Barrios
Keren Barrios is a Managing Partner of I&I Law, specializing in immigration and injury law. She founded the firm in 2014 with her husband, Jorge Virgüez, and they have averaged 100% growth each year since then. With offices in Duluth and Augusta, Georgia, Keren and Jorge are on a mission to help vulnerable individuals and provide guidance through some of the most complex areas of law. In this episode… How can a law firm see growth and success year after year? For Keren Barrios’ firm, it’s all about using passion to serve your community. After enduring a traumatic event in her childhood and taking the stand in court, Keren decided that she wanted to begin a career in the legal field. Her mission was to give a voice to the voiceless and fight for the rights of her fellow community members, just as her prosecuting attorney did for her. Currently, Keren is growing her firm by almost 100% each year and providing much-deserved wins for clients. How does she do it? According to Keren, it’s due to her passion behind the work and her ability to foster deep connections with clients. In this episode of The Guts and Glory Show, Chad Franzen talks with Keren Barrios, Managing Partner at I&I Law, about building an impactful firm. Keren shares the story that fuels her passion for law, her favorite client success cases, and why a strong support system is vital for a growing business.
Feb 2, 2022
Refining Your Core and Client Journey With David Benn
David Benn is a Managing Partner at WorkInjuryRights.Com™, a firm dedicated to quality legal service for worker’s compensation claims. Since 2010, David has focused his legal practice on representing injured workers in compensation and wrongful termination claims. He has successfully represented hundreds of injured workers in Florida and has obtained favorable recoveries on their behalf. In addition to WorkInjuryRights.Com™, David is also a Member of the Florida Bar. In this episode… What does it take to develop your law firm from the ground up? How did one firm change its business trajectory to serve the community better? David Benn has been in the legal space for more than a decade, representing injured workers to help them receive their entitled compensation. Transitioning from an attorney to managing partner, David realized that if each client isn’t getting the best experience possible, it doesn’t matter how great a lawyer you are. To deliver an exceptional experience, he couldn’t juggle legal work and company development simultaneously. So, David hired attorneys, developed the company’s core values, and refined the client journey. Now, he has hundreds of client wins under his belt and has recovered millions of dollars in compensation for clients. In this episode of The Guts and Glory Show, Chad Franzen is joined by David Benn, Managing Partner of WorkInjuryRights.Com™, to talk about lessons learned, law firm development, and the success stories throughout David’s career. David discusses the most memorable cases he’s had, how he transitioned to work on the company instead of in it, and how he’s using business values to drive growth.
Jun 23, 2021
Nurturing Your Passion with Armando Leduc
Armando Leduc is an award-winning writer, director, and producer. He is the CEO of Leduc Entertainment, a creative video production company that helps businesses scale using visual content marketing. With over 20 years of experience in the entertainment field, Armando and his team specialize in business videos, wedding videos, promotional videos, and more. A few of Armando’s most acclaimed productions include Bourbon Whiz, Mr. Right Now, and the screenplay for Chronicles of Count Carlos. In addition to his video advertising work, he also creates music videos for acclaimed local artists such as Panda City, As It Is, Dat Band, DPlay, and MC Hollawood. In this episode… Does your passion align with your career? Or, are you still searching for the drive that will change your life for the better? If so, Armando Leduc is here to explain how you can find your passion and start fueling your professional growth today. Although Armando knew from a young age that he wanted to be in the entertainment industry, he still worked over 70 jobs to get there. Now, he’s sharing his strategies for getting the job you actually want — one that intertwines passion with profession. According to Armando, the key to fulfilling your professional goals is trying out different things, seeing what sticks, and finding the purpose that drives you. In this episode of The Guts and Glory Show, Luis Scott sits down with Armando Leduc, the CEO of Leduc Entertainment, to talk about nurturing your passion. Armando discusses the value of mentorship, how reading can fuel your growth, and his tips for identifying your “why.” Plus, he shares how you can keep up with the business trends of 2021. Stay tuned!
Jun 16, 2021
The Secret to Sales is Connection
Klyn Elsbury is a sales coach, two-time best-selling author, and keynote speaker. She is a Corporate Sales Consultant at MK Foundation, where she creates custom sales processes to help organizations optimize their sales team performance. Klyn is also a motivational speaker for sales teams and Fortune 1000 brands, as well as the host of The Truth About Sales podcast. In addition to her work at MK Foundation, Klyn is a member of the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) and a Chairwoman of Board Development for the Cystic Fibrosis Lifestyle Foundation. She has been featured in over 150 publications, including a prime-time debut on NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt. In this episode… Many lawyers struggle with sales. However, Klyn Elsbury suggests that making a sale isn’t actually that different from negotiating in a courtroom. Today, she’s here to share her tried-and-true method for improving your sales game and successfully closing a deal. One of the main elements of Klyn’s sales process is connection. As she says, successful sales aren’t about rapidly expanding your network and moving on when you don’t get the sale; they’re about creating genuine relationships and deepening the connections you already have. According to Klyn, the people that can change your business are probably already in your network — you just have to reach out! In this episode of The Guts and Glory Show, Luis Scott is joined by Klyn Elsbury, a best-selling author, keynote speaker, and corporate sales consultant at MK Foundation. Klyn shares how she transitioned into the world of sales and speaking, the importance of gratitude, and why you should consistently lead with transparency. Plus, Klyn also breaks down her secret to sales success. You don’t want to miss this episode!
Jun 9, 2021
Intention is Not Enough: Execution is Key
Luis Scott is the Managing Partner of Bader Scott Injury Lawyers and the Co-founder of 8 Figure Firm, where he helps law firms reach seven and eight figures. In just two years, Luis grew his firm from 25 to 150 employees and almost $100 million in settlements. Before this, he was the managing partner of a multimillion-dollar firm, where he oversaw the assistance of thousands of families who were injured in serious accidents. Luis is a native of Puerto Rico and moved to Georgia after he was recruited to play baseball for the University of West Georgia. He graduated with a B.B.A. in Accounting and went on to receive a Juris Doctorate from Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School. Luis is also a member of the State Bar of Georgia, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, National Trial Lawyers Association, and the American Institute of Legal Counsel. He has been heralded as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers. In this episode… What is the difference between winners and those who watch others w…
Jun 2, 2021
How to Successfully Launch Your Entrepreneurial Career with Nash Cohen
Nash Cohen is a serial entrepreneur, athlete, consultant, and the Director of Accelerate. Through Accelerate, Nash helps start-ups get organized, raise capital, and secure the right investment partner. Nash and his team have a passion for new ideas, disruption, and innovation, as well as the founders that embody these elements. Nash has been a disruptive force in sales and business for the past 23 years. In addition to his role at Accelerate, he is currently the Director at Fitboxx UK and 1QL LTD. He is also the former Director of Student Hotels and the former CEO of Hashtag Hotels. In this episode… Everyone wants to be an entrepreneur, but not everyone will succeed in doing so. According to Nash Cohen, focus, drive, and fire are only one percent of an entrepreneur’s journey; the other 99 percent is hard work. So, what is Nash’s advice for new entrepreneurs looking to work through the challenges and launch a successful career? As a professional athlete-turned-entrepreneur, Nas…
Mar 24, 2021
Ensuring Data Protection for Your Company with Hunter McMahon
Hunter McMahon is the Chief Operating Officer of iDiscovery Solutions (iDS), a professional services consulting firm that specializes in digital forensics, e-discovery, cybersecurity, data privacy, and information governance. Hunter is also a Member of the Board of Governors and a Lead Instructor at The Organization of Legal Professionals. At iDS, Hunter collaborates with a team of experts to provide industry-leading solutions for clients. He is a Certified Information Privacy Technologist and has served as a testifying and consulting expert while working with both Am Law 100 and boutique law firms. In this episode… In the age of advancing technology, it has never been easier for people outside of your company to get their hands on inside information. Because of this, finding proper safeguards—and continuously checking on your system—is necessary to protect your business’ sensitive information. If you’re wondering how you can ensure data privacy and protection for your busi…
Mar 3, 2021
Pursuing Your Passion and Serving Your Community with Juan Mejia
Juan Mejia is the Founder of JCM Ventures, a consulting firm that aids entrepreneurship and scales businesses. He is originally from Medellin, Columbia, and migrated to Atlanta, Georgia, in 2001. Juan graduated from Kennesaw State University with a BBA in International Business and a concentration in Finance. He later obtained his real estate broker license to better serve his clients at JCM Ventures. At the heart of Juan’s life is his volunteer work and passion for serving the community. For 10 years, he has volunteered in the youth program division of Ser Familia, Inc., an organization dedicated to strengthening and empowering Latino families. In 2017, Juan was named the Community Partnerships and Events Chair for HYPE (Hispanic Young Professionals & Entrepreneurs). In this episode… What are the steps to taking your passion and turning it into something that will improve your community? How can you start a business and find success in every stage of entrepreneurship—all while…
Feb 24, 2021
Building Your Personal Brand to Market Your Business with Lee Heyward
Lee Heyward is a successful entrepreneur and image strategist. She is the Founder of The Prosperous Image, a consulting firm that helps elite service professionals curate a brand that gives them an edge in their industry. Lee is also the best-selling author of Simply Effortless Style and Strategically Suited. Lee has over ten years of experience in brand building and image creation. From a young age, she has loved using clothing and style to help people feel their best and reach their goals. In this episode… Dressing for success isn’t just about the clothes you wear. As image strategist Lee Heyward says, it’s about aligning your style with where you want to go in life. So, how can you put an image together that reflects your individual goals and future achievements? According to Lee, the way you dress is an essential part of growing your personal brand and your business. Dressing for success will not only make yourself feel confident, but it will also make others feel confiden…
Feb 17, 2021
Turning Your Passion Into a Nonprofit with Audrey Chisholm
Audrey Chisholm is the Owner and CEO of Chisholm Law Firm, a firm that helps entrepreneurs grow nonprofits and register trademarks. In addition to this, she is an attorney, motivational speaker, and the Founder of Revolution Leadership, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that gives students access to a college education. Audrey is also the best-selling author of multiple books, including Start a 501c3 Nonprofit That Doesn’t Ruin Your Life. Audrey has received a number of awards for her work, including the Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition by the United States House of Representatives. She was also nominated for the 2012 Presidential Citizens Medal awarded by President Barack Obama. In this episode… Do you want to take your passion and turn it into a nonprofit? If so, you may be wondering: what are the challenges of starting a nonprofit, and who can offer the best assistance to help you steer clear of any obstacles along the way? Starting a nonprofit may seem like a diffi…
Feb 11, 2021
Cultivating a Positive Company Culture to Help Grow Your Business with Eric Farber
Eric Farber is the CEO and Chief Legal Officer of Farber & Company Attorneys, P.C. and the Founder of Pacific Workers’ Compensation Law Center, the leading law firm in Northern California representing injured workers. He has been named a SuperLawyer multiple times and has represented high-profile clients such as professional athletes, movie stars, and successful entrepreneurs. As a former sports and entertainment lawyer, Eric worked for United Talent Agency and Signature Films before opening Farber & Company Attorneys, P.C. In addition to his current work, he is also the author of the Amazon best-selling book, The Case for Culture. In this episode… How important is your company culture? According to Eric Farber, a workplace environment can have a huge impact on employee productivity, turnover, and engagement. So, how can you generate a valuable culture that empowers employees to be their best? And, how do you continue to grow and scale your business while maintaining this positi…
Feb 11, 2021
Advice From a Successful Leader and CEO with Eric Powers
Eric Powers is the CEO of Glofin, a company that provides pre-settlement cash advances to consumers and physicians when they need it most. He is also the CEO of OMNI Healthcare, a leading expert in financing and servicing medical lien receivables. In addition to his roles as CEO, Eric is the President of Encyte Management, a trusted provider of personal injury revenue cycle management services. He first began his career in commercial real estate and has since gone on to lead and grow a number of successful businesses. In this episode… What does it take to be a successful leader? What are the responsibilities and challenges of running a large company? And, most importantly, how can you leverage your leadership role to empower your team and achieve success? Eric Powers is the CEO of both Glofin and OMNI Healthcare. With years of experience running successful businesses, Eric has valuable insight into what it’s like to lead a team and grow a large company to even larger heights. So…
Feb 11, 2021
Growing Your Business and Expanding Your Network Using SEO with Jason Hennessey
Jason Hennessey is an entrepreneur, internationally-recognized SEO expert, author, speaker, podcast host, and business coach. Since 2001, Jason has been reverse-engineering the Google algorithm as a self-taught student and practitioner of SEO and search marketing. Jason is also a United States Air Force veteran and holds a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He loves teaching his expertise to others and recently launched iloveseo.com to help people DIY their SEO strategy. In this episode… In the world of entrepreneurship, it is essential to continually grow and develop your business. To do so, you must make some big decisions—from how to delegate your work to the type of employees to hire. But, how do you know which business decisions will result in success, and which will fail? Jason Hennessey of Hennessey Digital explains that whether you’re just starting your business or looking to expand to seven or eight figures, your success starts…
Feb 9, 2021
Discovering Your Passion and Living with Intention with Corey Geary
Corey Geary is the Director of Marketing at Bader Scott Injury Lawyers and a marketing consultant for 8 Figure Firm. He oversees a multi-seven-figure marketing budget and has helped craft the legal industry’s “signature customer journey.” Prior to joining Bader Scott, Corey worked as an account manager at Pearson Education for colleges and universities in Georgia before taking a position in business development at Salesforce. When Corey isn’t thinking about marketing, he’s outside exploring, ranking restaurants in Atlanta, or spending time with his wife and their pug, Odie. In this episode… Are you doing what you really want with your personal and professional life? Corey Geary, the Director of Marketing at Bader Scott Injury Lawyers, believes that your time on earth should be spent doing something that you truly love. So, how can you start following your passion—in and out of the office—today? According to Corey, you have put yourself in the driver’s seat if you w…
Feb 9, 2021
Instilling a Warrior Ethos with John Berry
John Berry is the CEO of Berry Law Firm, a nationwide practice that helps veterans in all 50 states. Under John’s leadership, Berry Law Firm has become one of the top five fastest growing law firms in the Midwest and has made the Inc. 5000 and Law Firm 500 lists for three consecutive years. John’s primary practice areas include state and federal criminal defense, civil litigation, and veterans’ disability appeals. In addition to his victories in the courtroom, John has also completed Airborne School and Ranger School and led soldiers in deployments to Iraq and Bosnia. He finished his distinguished military career after serving over 20 years in the active U.S. Army and the National Guard. In this episode… No matter what industry you are breaking into, there are always going to be setbacks. John Berry, the CEO of Berry Law Firm, believes that a willingness to take on whatever obstacles are thrown your way—what he calls a “warrior ethos”—is the key to overcoming failure…
Feb 9, 2021
Coach Said, "Get the h$%# Out of My Office"
Luis Scott is the Managing Partner of Bader Scott Injury Lawyers and the Co-founder of 8 Figure Firm, where he helps law firms reach 7 and 8 figures. In just two years, Luis grew his firm from 25 to 150 employees and almost $100 million in settlements. Before this, he was the managing partner of a multi-million dollar firm where he oversaw the assistance of thousands of families who were injured in serious accidents. Luis is a native of Puerto Rico and moved to Georgia after he was recruited to play baseball for the University of West Georgia. He graduated with a B.B.A in Accounting and went on to receive a Juris Doctorate from Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School. Luis is also a member of the State Bar of Georgia, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, National Trial Lawyers Association, and the American Institute of Legal Counsel. He has been heralded as a Super Lawyer’s “Rising Star.” In this episode… There are plenty of moments in our lives that may seem insignificant. Howeve…
Feb 9, 2021
Build the Life You Want to Live with Kristen David
Kristen David is a lawyer, business coach, and the Owner and Founder of Upleveling Your Business. After working 85 hours per week as a trial lawyer, she decided to build up and sell her law firm. Now, Kristen empowers other business owners to build profitable, thriving businesses and has helped over 1500 entrepreneurs better manage their companies. Kristen took her own business from zero to $100,000 in revenue in just 12 months. She runs her company virtually and splits her time between Seattle, Washington, and Paris, France, spending her remaining time traveling. Kristen didn’t just build a profitable business—she also built her dream life. In this episode… Building a business is a challenging experience, and there’s no doubt that you will experience setbacks and failures along the way. According to Kristen David, the Owner and Founder of Upleveling Your Business, overcoming obstacles actually plays a huge role in growing your business. In fact, she strongly believes that y…
Feb 9, 2021
How a Giving Mindset Can Grow Your Business with Michael Mogill
Michael Mogill is an international entrepreneur and the Founder and CEO of Crisp Video Group. His company provides unparalleled services to help law firm owners achieve exponential growth via superior brand differentiation, world-class video marketing, and exclusive leadership coaching. Crisp Video Group has been recognized four years in a row on the Inc. 5000 list of Fastest Growing Private Companies in the U.S., and it has also been rated as one of Atlanta's Best Places to Work. Michael is also a highly requested public speaker, the international best-selling author of The Game Changing Attorney, and the host of The Game Changing Attorney Podcast. He has been featured in Forbes, Inc., The Wall Street Journal, and more. In this episode… People often believe that the most important aspect of building a business is making a profit. However, Michael Mogill, the Founder and CEO of Crisp Video Group, believes that the key to running a successful business is actually adopting a mindset…
Feb 9, 2021
Define Your Own Idea of Success with John Gomez
John Gomez is the CEO and Lead Trial Attorney of Gomez Trial Attorneys, where he represents ordinary people and businesses in high-stakes litigation. In 2010, John was named the national Lawyer of the Year by Lawyers USA, and he has twice been named San Diego’s Trial Lawyer of the Year, among many other awards. As a leader in the community and the courtroom, John is also a member of the Summit Council, an exclusive group of the country’s top civil justice attorneys. Since 2000, John has obtained more than $250 million in verdicts and settlements for his clients, with more than 60 awards exceeding $1 million each. A few of his notable accomplishments include a $106 million verdict in the civil component of the infamous “American Beauty Murder,” a $16.5 million jury verdict against El Pollo Loco, and a $10.8 million verdict against Pizza Hut. In this episode… From overcoming the fear of rejection to growing your business too quickly, there are many challenges that come with r…
Sep 28, 2020
Smell the Grass: Three Moments That Changed My Life
Luis Scott is the Managing Partner of Bader Scott Injury Lawyers and the Co-founder of 8 Figure Firm, where he helps law firms reach 7 and 8 figures. In just two years, Luis grew his firm from 25 to 150 employees and almost $100 million in settlements. Before this, he was the managing partner of a multi-million dollar firm where he oversaw the assistance of thousands of families who were injured in serious accidents. Luis is a native of Puerto Rico and moved to Georgia after he was recruited to play baseball for the University of West Georgia. He graduated with a B.B.A in Accounting and went on to receive a Juris Doctorate from Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School. Luis is also a member of the State Bar of Georgia, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, National Trial Lawyers Association, and the American Institute of Legal Counsel. He has been heralded as a Super Lawyer’s “Rising Star.” In this episode… It’s easy to get discouraged when life doesn’t turn out the way you plan…