Wisdom Tree

EP 241: Wisdom Tree: Ryan Lee on reinventing your business without losing your way

   In This Episode How does a high school gym teacher with dial-up internet end up starting, running, and being the face of multiple companies across vastly different niches, all without any formal business education or investors of any kind?  By not overthinking it.  Ryan Lee is a master of “ready, fire, aim” style entrepreneurship, …

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EP 227: Wisdom Tree – Chris Haddad, “My brain is a very frightening place”

   In This Episode “I hear stories about how horrible I was to people, and I say, ‘I’m sure that’s true, and I’m very sorry… but I have no recollection of it’.” If you’ve ever woken up after a wild night cringing because you can’t quite remember everything you did or said the night before, …

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EP 220: Wisdom Tree – Showing up in your reader’s dreams with Laura Belgray

   In This Episode There is magic in Laura Belgray’s writing.  And she’s used it – with her email list specifically – to go from a TV Land promo writer, pumping out clever callbacks to Andy Griffith episodes… to running a seven-figure business from her couch.  All with her words.  The phrase, “I want to …

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EP 214: Wisdom Tree – Frank McKinney “I trained my brain to toggle between right and left.”

   In This Episode Frank McKinney is one of the most fascinating and inspiring people I’ve ever met. Considering I met him a few minutes before this interview started, that’s saying something. This dude defies common titles…  He’s a real estate artist who’s designed and flipped 44 oceanfront homes at an average price of $14 …

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EP 210: Wisdom Tree – Kelly Felix – “I just knew I was going to die”

   In This Episode If it’s true, as Booker T. Washington says that, “Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome” then Kelly Felix is living a very impressive life.  Kelly is not only one of the best …

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EP 208: Wisdom Tree: Damian Lanfranchi – “The guy with no Plan B”

   In This Episode If you’ve never heard of Damian Lanfranchi, that’s mostly on purpose.  “I’ve done a lot of erasing throughout my entrepreneurial journey” he told me when I remarked that beyond his LinkedIn profile, there’s not much about him online.  It isn’t that he’s embarrassed by the different businesses he’d created before becoming …

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EP 204: CCR Wisdom Tree – A conversation with David Deutsch

   In This Episode David Deutsch is an A-List Copywriter in the truest sense… he started at Ogilvy and Mather (when Ogilvy was still leading the troops), pioneered the “magalog” style of direct mail sales letters, and has written for or consulted just about every major player in the industry for the over three decades.  …

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EP 201: CCR Wisdom Tree – Carline Anglade-Cole – The Copy Control Queen

   In This Episode Carline’s new book, My Life As A 50+ Year-Old White Male is a rollicking ride through her life as a Haitian immigrant in the U.S., a colorful childhood with a tough love twist, becoming an A-List copywriter known as “queen of the control”, and raising children to understand the power of …

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