Grow, Scale, and Be Accountable | with Vince Fisher

Focus, focus, focus. It’s the key to sticking to the plan you built your business on. The problem is, most entrepreneurs are extremely creative and highly motivated, and as creative types, it often feels impossible to maintain focus when there are so many other exciting opportunities on the horizon!

But single-mindedly sticking to your business’s original value proposition is so important if you want to see consistent growth.

Today, Vinnie Fisher – lawyer, entrepreneur, and all-around smart-as-a-whip businessman – joins us to share insights on staying the course to prevent premature pivoting, and how to keep your business’s priorities in check. Tune in!

In this episode, you will…

  • Get Vinnie’s 6 Critical Areas to Run Your Business
  • Learn to develop a vision and goal for your business
  • Discover when to downsize, when to switch gears, and when to grow your team
  • Realize how important the back-end metrics of your business are
  • Understand how important it is to cultivate a team

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Selected Links from the Episode:
03:40 Living with a SEAL (Book)
02:26 Zico Coconut water

Show Notes:
00:00 – 01:25 Teaser
01:25 – 01:38 Ed O’Keefe Show Introduction
01:38 – 04:26 Episode Introduction
04:26 – 06:20 Jesse Itzler and his book
06:20 – 09:57 Race experience & meeting David Goggins (SEAL)
09:57 – 12:26 Convincing David to live with him
12:26 – 14:34 Sara’s reaction with Jesse inviting a SEAL to live with them
14:34 – 18:41 David (SEAL) moving in with Jesse’s family
18:41 – 20:58 Mental Toughness and Awareness
20:58 – 24:34 Pushing the limits, being capable of doing so much more
24:34 – 26:05 Workouts
26:05 – 30:03 The most fun workouts
30:03 – 33:00 Kevin Garnett bonding with David (SEAL)
33:00 – 36:00 Going a business meeting with David (SEAL)
36:00 – 40:57 Skinhead Story
40:57 – 42:46 Ed’s black-belt friend (Lloyd Irving)
42:46 – 45:40 David’s level of security
|45:40 – 47:44 Jesse’s Advice to David
47:44 – 55:26 Jesse’s Career, Super Power, and Network
55:26 – 58:16 Jesse’s Go NY Go
58:16 – 59:23 Any influence that Mark Cuban had on Jesse
59:23 – 60:17 Being a part owner of the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks
01:00:17 – 01:05:44 Hell on The Hill Event and #2016OfEverything
01:05:44 – 01:06:46 Ending Remarks
01:06:46 – 01:10:50 Invitation on Time Collapsing Mega Conference
01:10:50 – 01:11:20 Ed O’Keefe Show Outro
01:11:20 – 01:12:12 Thank you from Ed

People Mentioned:
01:58 Marquis Jet
02:02 Warren Buffet
03:43 David Goggins
03:45 Sara Blakely
06:25 Spanx
30:11 Kevin Garnett
42:22 Lloyd Irvin
46:25 American Sniper
58:30 Mark Cuban
1:06:02 Lewis Howes
1:08:11 Roland Frasier

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The Power of Being Unfocused Laser-focusing on actionable steps is an important part of growing your business, but what’s just as important (and rarely talked about) is the need to unfocus. Take a little time, back up—examine everything in your periphery and how much space each thing takes up. Imagine how free you’d be for more important success-building steps if you let go of all the things that don’t need to be on your plate!

Surviving Hell Week & Finding Your Why! | An Interview with Brad McLeod Navy SEAL Brad McLeod of @SEALgrinderPT, endured Hell Week not once, but twice! He has built a career on helping other SEALs get through the toughest trainings of their lives. Brad’s goal is not only to help these SEALs achieve their career goals, but also to help them reach new personal heights, by helping them accomplish and conquer in ways they never could have imagined before.

Gary LaFerla: Vital Factors Gary was a gentleman who I hired through the organization called Vital Factors. He was my mentor and coach on operations and scaling for about a year and a half as I was growing my dental marketing consulting business. He was the one who came in and really showed me how to get fact-based management style.

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