1828 – Confronting Fear and Embracing Content Creation with Adam Strong

Josh Elledge - CEO, UpMyInfluence

In this episode of the Thoughtful Entrepreneur, your host Josh Elledge speaks to the Business Strategist & Speaker of The Business Strategist, Adam Strong. With a background in elite athletics and a track record of building and scaling businesses for over three decades, Adam brings knowledge to the table. He underscored the significance of mindset and skill sets in entrepreneurship, …

1827 – Optimizing Customer Experiences with Mikael Dia

Josh Elledge - CEO, UpMyInfluence

In this episode of the Thoughtful Entrepreneur, your host Josh Elledge speaks with the CEO & Founder of Funnelytics, Mikael Dia. Mikael Dia, the CEO of Funnelytics, shared that 65% of people are visual learners. This statistic underscores the importance of their platform, which caters to this majority by merging visual cues with complex data, enabling businesses to strategize with …

1826 – Unlocking Potential with Performance Mindset with Aaron Trahan

Josh Elledge - CEO, UpMyInfluence

In this episode of the Thoughtful Entrepreneur, your host Josh Elledge speaks to the Performance Coach & Founder of Performance Mindset Coaching, Aaron Trahan. Aaron’s journey is a testament to the power of transformation and the pursuit of passion. Transitioning from a senior-level executive leader to launching his performance coaching firm, he embodies the essence of being coachable and maintaining …

1825 – Understanding the Operational Culture with Miriam Dicks

Josh Elledge - CEO, UpMyInfluence

In this episode of the Thoughtful Entrepreneur, your host Josh Elledge speaks with the CEO & Co-founder of 180 Management Group, Miriam Dicks. Non-profits are often driven by a passion for change and a commitment to their cause. However, the zeal to make a difference can be hindered by inadequate structures and systems. This is where Miriam Dick’s expertise shines.  …

1824 – The Potential of AI and LinkedIn in Business with Catherine Roy

Josh Elledge - CEO, UpMyInfluence

In this episode of the Thoughtful Entrepreneur, your host Josh Elledge speaks to the CEO & Founder of LHM International, Catherine B. Roy. Catherine’s story is one of transformation and tenacity. With a background as a programmer, she made a significant leap into the world of business coaching, armed with a certification from the prestigious Goldman Sachs program for business …

1823 – The Importance of Strategic Thinking in Business with Katriona Lee

Josh Elledge - CEO, UpMyInfluence

In this episode of the Thoughtful Entrepreneur, your host Josh Elledge speaks with the CEO & Co-founder of Kaya, Katriona Lee. Kat introduced Kaya, a platform that ingeniously combines top-tier strategy consulting with the agility and tailored support that small businesses, startups, and scale-ups desperately need. Kat explained that in today’s fast-paced business environment, making rapid, well-informed decisions is crucial, …

1822 – Strategies for Shifting Mindset with Purdeep Sangha

Josh Elledge - CEO, UpMyInfluence

In this episode of the Thoughtful Entrepreneur, your host Josh Elledge speaks with the Founder of Sangha Worldwide, Purdeep Sangha. Purdeep Sangha’s expertise lies in guiding entrepreneurs to grow their businesses and find fulfillment in their personal lives. During our conversation, he highlighted a common struggle among high achievers: persistent dissatisfaction. This discontent can overshadow their journey, making it difficult …

1821 – Mastering Leadership and Communication with Jeremy Doran

Josh Elledge - CEO, UpMyInfluence

In this episode of the Thoughtful Entrepreneur, your host Josh Elledge speaks to the President of Pinnacle Performance, Jeremy Doran. One of the main topics Jeremy dove into was the often challenging transition from being an excellent producer to stepping up as a manager. This is a scenario many professionals, especially those with engineering and technical backgrounds, find themselves in. …

1820 – Aligning Values with Financial Strategies with Hannah Champman

Josh Elledge - CEO, UpMyInfluence

In this episode of the Thoughtful Entrepreneur, your host Josh Elledge speaks with the Founder, CEO & Financial Advisor of X² Wealth Planning, Hannah Champman. One of the key takeaways from our conversation was the importance of aligning financial strategies with personal values and the broader impact we aspire to create in the world. Hannah emphasized that understanding business and …

1819 – The True Measure of Success with Boruch Akbosh

Josh Elledge - CEO, UpMyInfluence

In this episode of the Thoughtful Entrepreneur, your host Josh Elledge speaks to the Business Mentor of Risepreneur, Inc, Boruch Akbosh. Many entrepreneurs, especially owner-operators, reach a point where they feel burnt out and stuck, unable to make that crucial breakthrough in their business.  Boruch Akbosh has seen this time and time again, and he’s made it his mission to …

1818 – Harnessing Technology for Human Impact with Amy Salcido

Josh Elledge - CEO, UpMyInfluence

In this episode of the Thoughtful Entrepreneur, your host Josh Elledge speaks with the President of Kyndryl, Amy Salcido. Kyndryl’s journey is a fascinating one. Born from a spinoff, this company hit the ground running as a $19 billion business. Yet, despite its size, Kyndryl has managed to maintain the agility and culture of a startup.  Amy shared with me the …

1817 – High-Converting Websites with Arsh Sanwarwala of ThrillX

Josh Elledge - CEO, UpMyInfluence

In this episode of the Thoughtful Entrepreneur, your host Josh Elledge speaks to the CEO & Founder of ThrillX, Arsh Sanwarwala. Arsh’s journey into the world of design is rooted in his background in business and marketing. He quickly recognized that the key to successful design isn’t just about aesthetics; it’s about making data-driven decisions that drive business impact. This philosophy …

1816 – Empowering Organizations for Independent Success with Clint Padgett

Josh Elledge - CEO, UpMyInfluence

In this episode of the Thoughtful Entrepreneur, your host Josh Elledge speaks with the CEO & President of Project Success, Inc., Clint Padgett. Project Success isn’t just another project management firm; they are educators and facilitators of success. With a global reach that includes planning significant events like the Olympic projects for Coca-Cola and the FIFA World Cup, their expertise is …

1815 – The Influencer Misconceptions with Jacinta Devlin

Josh Elledge - CEO, UpMyInfluence

In this episode of the Thoughtful Entrepreneur, your host Josh Elledge speaks with the CEO & Founder of Devlin Consulting LLC, Jacinta Devlin. Jacinta Devlin is a beacon of guidance for female entrepreneurs, from influencers and direct sellers to photographers and personal coaches. Her mission is to help these ambitious individuals build their brands and bottom lines, leveraging the power of …

1814 – Helping B2B Sales Improve Their Results with Dave Kahle

Josh Elledge - CEO, UpMyInfluence

In this episode of the Thoughtful Entrepreneur, your host Josh Elledge speaks to the Founder & CEO of Kahle Way Sales Systems, Dave Kahle. Dave Kahle’s reputation in B2B sales precedes him, and for good reason. Throughout our interview, he emphasized the importance of understanding the unique challenges and opportunities within B2B sales. Unlike B2C sales, B2B transactions often involve longer …

1813 – Funnel Marketing with John Ainsworth of Data Driven Marketing

Josh Elledge - CEO, UpMyInfluence

In this episode of the Thoughtful Entrepreneur, your host Josh Elledge speaks to the Founder & CEO of Data Driven Marketing, John Ainsworth. John Ainsworth is a maestro when it comes to email marketing, and he laid out exactly why it’s such a powerful tool. Unlike fleeting social media platforms, email allows for consistent and direct communication with your audience.  This …