1881 – Buy-Grow-Sell SaaS Companies with Alex Minicucci

Josh Elledge - CEO, UpMyInfluence

In this episode of the Thoughtful Entrepreneur, your host Josh Elledge speaks with the CEO of RELENTLESS Venture Studio LLC, Alex Minicucci. Alex introduced the concept of Relentless Venture Studio as a partner that provides more than financial support. They offer a comprehensive package that includes financial management, sales process development, and technology oversight. This holistic approach helps entrepreneurs thrive, …

1880 – Shaping the Future of Professional Excellence with Criya’s Deboshree Dutta

Josh Elledge - CEO, UpMyInfluence

In this episode of the Thoughtful Entrepreneur, your host Josh Elledge speaks to the CEO of Criya, Deboshree Dutta. Personal branding is essential for professional success. Deb explored this topic in-depth, focusing on the importance of a personal website. She discussed how Criya’s AI-driven platform simplifies the creation of a compelling online persona. Deb described Criya as being tailored to …

1879 – Fractional Learning with Jake Stahl

Josh Elledge - CEO, UpMyInfluence

In this episode of the Thoughtful Entrepreneur, your host Josh Elledge speaks with the CEO of Jake Stahl Consulting, Jake Stahl. Jake Stahl’s role as a fractional chief learning officer provides a strategic advantage for companies that value employee development but lack the resources for a full-time CLO. His method offers access to high-level learning strategies without needing a full-time …

1878 – Google Business Profile with Marilyn Jenkins

Josh Elledge - CEO, UpMyInfluence

In this episode of the Thoughtful Entrepreneur, your host Josh Elledge speaks to the CEO of MJ Media Group, LLC, Marilyn Jenkins. Marilyn Jenkins provided insights into the transformative effects of media and branding. With extensive experience, she highlighted the importance of creating a compelling brand narrative that connects with the audience and the impact of strategic media placements on …

1877 – Business Futurism with Tabitha Scott

Josh Elledge - CEO, UpMyInfluence

In this episode of the Thoughtful Entrepreneur, your host Josh Elledge speaks with Business Futurist and Executive Sustainability Officer, Tabitha Scott. The conversation with Tabitha A. Scott, a distinguished business futurist, change advisor, and bestselling author, unfolded her significant contributions to business strategy and personal development.  Tabitha’s journey spans various sectors: e-payments, banking, finance, and sustainability. Her approach to innovation …

1876 – Harnessing the Power of Video Production and Sales Funnels with Matt Peet

Josh Elledge - CEO, UpMyInfluence

In this episode of the Thoughtful Entrepreneur, your host Josh Elledge speaks to the Creator of Focused Funnel Builders, Matt Peet. Matt highlighted the importance of video storytelling not only for capturing personal milestones but also as a vital tool for business engagement. He pointed out that through authentic storytelling, businesses can create a deep connection with their audience, fostering …

1875 – Empower your Business with Barry LaBov

Josh Elledge - CEO, UpMyInfluence

In this episode of the Thoughtful Entrepreneur, your host Josh Elledge speaks with the Owner of LABOV, Barry LaBov. Barry, the owner of Labov and Beyond, has established himself in the competitive marketing communications industry. His journey to success involved overcoming numerous challenges and achieving significant milestones, making his story compelling for anyone interested in the field. Barry emphasized the …

1874 – Helping 10x business value and cash out tax-free with Marc Adams

Josh Elledge - CEO, UpMyInfluence

In this episode of the Thoughtful Entrepreneur, your host Josh Elledge speaks with the Author & CEO of Acquisitions4you, Marc Adams. Marc Adams highlighted the crucial phase of due diligence as a decisive factor in the success or failure of potential buyers. He emphasized the importance of focusing on financial audits, legal compliance, and cultural fit as key areas.  Adams …

1873 – Strategic Workforce Development with Dave Pennington

Josh Elledge - CEO, UpMyInfluence

In this episode of the Thoughtful Entrepreneur, your host Josh Elledge speaks to the Founder & CEO of Penn Coaching & Consulting, Dave Pennington. Dave Pennington emphasizes the critical role of focusing on individuals within organizations, observing that enabling employees to excel in their roles can catalyze significant growth across the entire company. He argues that leaders, often overwhelmed by …

1872 – The Power of One-on-One Coaching and Masterminds with Geoff Welch

Josh Elledge - CEO, UpMyInfluence

In this episode of the Thoughtful Entrepreneur, your host Josh Elledge speaks with the Owner of Geoff Welch Consulting, Geoff Welch. Geoff Welch specializes in assisting midlife small business owners, recognizing that while their businesses may appear successful on the surface, the owners often feel overwhelmed by their responsibilities, feeling more like employees than proprietors. Welch advocates for a philosophy …

1871 – Ideas that Influence with Daniel Den

Josh Elledge - CEO, UpMyInfluence

In this episode of the Thoughtful Entrepreneur, your host Josh Elledge speaks to the Author Daniel Den. Daniel, a fellow Floridian, developed a methodology he terms the X-Factor Effect, aimed at transforming the approach businesses take to stand out in their markets. This approach emphasizes differentiation beyond mere competition on pricing or engaging in unfair practices. Instead, Daniel advocates for …

1870 – Manufacturers’ secrets with Kristiyan Uzunchev of YOUNGCAESAR

Josh Elledge - CEO, UpMyInfluence

In this episode of the Thoughtful Entrepreneur, your host Josh Elledge speaks with the Co-Founder of YoungCaesar, Kristiyan Uzunchev. Kristiyan’s entrepreneurial spirit shone through as he recounted his early foray into the world of digital marketing. Hailing from Bulgaria, he quickly realized the potential of his business endeavors, leading him to boldly drop out of college and fully commit to …

1869 – Convert Readers into Clients with Smart Author Media’s Chris Benetti

Josh Elledge - CEO, UpMyInfluence

In this episode of the Thoughtful Entrepreneur, your host Josh Elledge speaks to the Co-Founder of Smart Author® Media, Chris Benetti. Chris pointed out that podcasts and books are the best business lead sources. They create deep, meaningful relationships and provide immense value. A book allows you to share your expertise and methodologies in a way that builds trust and …

1868 – Service Business Strategy with Maiko Sakai of Dreamers & Doers

Josh Elledge - CEO, UpMyInfluence

In this episode of the Thoughtful Entrepreneur, your host Josh Elledge speaks with the Co-Founder of Airtight Concepts Inc., Maiko Sakai. Maiko’s story is as fascinating as it is inspiring. Born and raised in Japan, she made her way to the United States with a passion for music, working with record labels and even shredding the guitar in a Guns …

1867 – Human Behavior and Entrepreneurship with Peter Sorgenfrei

Josh Elledge - CEO, UpMyInfluence

In this episode of the Thoughtful Entrepreneur, your host Josh Elledge speaks with the CEO & Founder Coach of Sorgenfrei ApS, Peter Sorgenfrei. Peter Sorgenfrei is a seasoned entrepreneur and coach intimately familiar with the solitary path of a founder. With six companies and clients in seven countries, Peter’s extensive experience ranges from a plastic bag manufacturer in Romania to …

1866 – Improve your Branding with Brook Bishop of Empire Partners

Josh Elledge - CEO, UpMyInfluence

In this episode of the Thoughtful Entrepreneur, your host Josh Elledge speaks with the Co-Founder of Empire Partners, Brook Bishop. Empire Partners is committed to transforming skilled individuals into profitable business owners. Brook Bishop and his team specialize in guiding those who have monetized their message, assisting them in marketing, sales, and fulfillment. Their goal is to amplify these professionals’ …