Dan Sullivan’s Biggest Mistakes

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Today’s episode comes at the request of Mike and Dan’s friend and colleague, Darren Hardy. Darren is a great entrepreneurial pioneer and every now and again Mike has the good fortune of going out for long walks with him. (He wrote the books, “The Compound Effect” and “The Entrepreneurial Roller Coaster,” and for years, he…

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Creative Compression

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The Top 10 Creative Blockers and How To Solve Them Today, Dan and Mike started to talk about The Top 10 Creative Blockers and How to Solve Them. But after really digging in, they came up with an idea called CREATIVE COMPRESSION which is, “how do you solve virtually any creative problem and get more…

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How to Achieve Infinite Time & Money Freedom

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What does infinite freedom mean to you? For a lot of founders, it means selling their business and investing in passive income opportunities to achieve unlimited financial and time freedom. Mike knows that’s what motivates him… because why own a business if it doesn’t allow you freedom? Mike’s special guest today is The Cash Flow…

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How To Know When You Need a WHO That Isn’t YOU

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SO many entrepreneurs really struggle with this same problem, over and over again. How Do You Know When You Need a Who That Isn’t You? That’s the primary question Dan and Mike are going to answer in this episode. It’s all about really understanding what your upper limits or superpowers are, knowing when you’re holding…

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3 Ways the Wealthiest Do Deals and Investments

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Are You Ready to Create Infinite Leverage? Today, Mike has an extraordinary guest. His name is Tom Burns. Mike met Tom through an investment fund—one of the most brilliant deals he’s ever been involved with. What’s the #1 secret the wealthiest people know? It’s not obvious, but it enables anyone to create infinite leverage with…

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Top 10 Capabilities + Mindsets of Successful Entrepreneurs

Top 10 Capabilities + Mindsets of Successful Entrepreneurs

Today, Dan and Mike create “The Top 10 Capabilities and Mindsets of a Successful Entrepreneur” — ON THE FLY. These are things that EVERY entrepreneur should have or develop. For over 40 years, Dan has coached many successful “Strategic Coach” members, thus developing a huge library of tools, and he’s noticed that there are certain…

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Being the Exponential Entrepreneur

Today you’re going to be given a ONCE in a lifetime opportunity. Something Mike has never done before and won’t be doing again anytime soon. Mike is talking with the one and only, Jay Abraham. Over the course of his career, Jay has had access to over a thousand industries, 7,000 sub industries and generated…

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The Simple, 4 Minute Body Scan That Could Save Your Life

Have you ever lost someone you loved from a disease or illness? What would you give to have been able to detect or prevent it? According to the CDC, heart disease, cancer, and strokes killed 1,666,780 people in 2021 alone. If you or someone you love is over 40, there’s a 65% chance that one…

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When and How to Exit Your Business Gracefully

If you are a founder and your dream has always been to sell your business and walk away with a big check, keep reading. Mike has sold five businesses, and his friend and client for ten years, Joey Osborne, just had a successful exit a few months ago. After being acquired by a private equity…

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How to Be Relatable and Build Trust

Money loves speed and time kills deals. The more likable you and your brand is… …the faster you connect, built rapport, earn trust… …the faster the deals close. The fastest way to build a strong connection is through shared experiences and storytelling. A KEY ingredient of your storytelling is AUTHENTICITY. Being your genuine self and…

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Three Ways To Heal Your Body With Energy

As an entrepreneur, CEO or founder, you are prone to inevitable stress. When you’re stressed, it shows up in your body in all types of crazy ways AND it affects your energy and overall well being. Imagine…Waking up EVERY DAY feeling your absolute best. Completely invigorated, relaxed, and ready to take on anything the world…

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How To Create and Launch a New Business in 3 Days

Have you had a profitable exit from your successful business and in the back of your head you’re thinking, “Was this a fluke?” “Was I just lucky?” “Could I ever do it again?” Maybe you’ve still got lots of energy and aren’t quite ready to sit on a beach sipping Mai Tai’s full-time? Maybe you’ve…

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The Founder Exit Business Model

This is for you if you want to start, scale and exit your business and walk away with freedom of time, money, relationship and purpose, plus reinvent yourself in the process. One of the things Mike has noticed in meeting with thousands of founders over the years is they get to a point in their…

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How to Fire Yourself First

If you’re reading this email, chances are you have the same dream just about every entrepreneur has… To have financial freedom and a freedom lifestyle. Mike thinks EVERY business owner also wants a self-managing company that can scale to whatever level you dream of that’s both lifestyle compatible and saleable someday. It’d also be nice…

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3 Secrets to Perfect Mastermind Experiences

If someone asked me “what’s the fastest way to double my income?” The answer is simple. Masterminds. There’s ONE thing that’s contributed to Mike generating over $60,000,000 over the course of his professional career and helping his clients earn hundreds of millions – possibly billions of dollars. Masterminds. If you want to build relationships with…

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Dan Sullivan’s The Gap and The Gain

Do you beat yourself up because you’re not enough? You don’t feel successful enough, rich enough or get enough done? This episode is the formula to stay positive ALL the time and get other people enrolled in a positive moving future as well. This is a 27 year old concept, and one of the most…

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How to Book a Meeting With Elon Musk and Tim Cook

Years ago, a mentor described one of Mike’s friends as “the guy who can get the pope on the phone.” What he meant by that is he knew how to cold call, network, and wiggle his way into any circumstance. He was a “super connector” with no fear and sold millions of any product he…

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Discover Your WHY in Less Than 5 Minutes

 What’s the best way to make friends, influence people, be the life of the party and a master communicator? I think being a magician, a mind reader or maybe even a psychic! You’d be endlessly entertaining, engaging AND an expert persuader. Now think about it from a business perspective… If you were looking for…

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Doing The Impossible in Impossible Times

If you’ve ever wanted to answer the nagging question we’ve ALL asked ourselves; “What do I really want to DO with my life?!” You’re going to LOVE this special guest, Charlie Epstein, the creator of Yield of Dreams. His story is going to help answer that question for you and get the cobwebs out of…

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How to Amplify Your Capabilities Like Elon Musk

The most valuable companies in the world are built on top of platforms. In 2020, the Apple App Store grossed over $72.3 billion, and Amazon Web Services produced 45.3 billion. Peter Drucker famously said, “The best way to predict the future is to create it,” and people like Steve Jobs and Elon Musk have proven…

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Strategic Stumbling and Shortcuts

What if there were other humans out there that could be amazing SHORTCUTS and help you solve any imaginable problem in your business? What if collaborating with smart, like-minded individuals resulted in something so magical that multi-million (or billion) dollar opportunities were possible? Imagine being able to do all of this while experiencing unforgettable food,…

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Creating Purpose for Other People

Think for a moment about the great WHO’S that you need in your life as an entrepreneur. If you know what you’re doing, you can give those WHO’S great purpose. There are a lot of amazing WHO’S out there with incredible talents that aren’t unable to find their purpose or a use for their skills.…

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Achieving Greater Purpose

 What if you could take your BIG ideas and turn them into something magical, profitable and fun? Where are you leaving millions of dollars on the table? What kind of creative collaborations could get you there? WHO are missing in your network or business to make all these dreams come true? The ability to…

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Connect with Your Ideal Clients NOW!

Every business owner is looking for more leads, better relationships and better follow up. Mike’s guest, Charles Byrd is going to share some of his best strategies to do just that, including: How to connect with your ideal clients. How to connect with your ideal partners. How to get free leads. They’ll show you how…

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Vision Delivery

One of the biggest things that entrepreneurs and founders struggle with is VISION DELIVERY. You have a big idea that you can see from start to finish but when you go to your teams, you get bogged down because there’s a fact finder that asks you so many questions you get lost. You realize that…

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Dave Asprey Tours Mike’s Video Studio

A lot of successful entrepreneurs today either have their own podcast or appear regularly on others. In fact, podcasting is one of THE most powerful tools to build an audience of raving fans. Mike would even say it’s a necessary tool if you want to grow a business empire and platform that pays you for…

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Favorite Historical Figures

You know what they say — “Those that fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” It’s very important to know where things came from and who created them. Today Mike and Dan going to go back in history because this is one of Dan’s very favorite topics. Mike is going to ask…

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A Hero Mindset and Scorecards

Imagine being able to attract a perfect, right fit client (what we call a “hero”) into your business. How do you communicate to get anyone who’s around you, whether it’s an employee, a friend, or a spouse to get on the same page in the shortest period of time? Today you’ll learn one of Dan…

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David Horsager; The Most Researched Expert on Trust

What is the best way to drive results in all areas of your life? Do you struggle with your employees, clients, marketing or your net promoter score? Maybe you’re struggling with your marriage, or your relationship with your kids? There is a KEY CHALLENGE that you have and it’s one simple word… TRUST. The question…

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Presentism; Understanding History

What is “Presentism?” It’s defined as: uncritical adherence to present-day attitudes, especially the tendency to interpret past events in terms of modern values and concepts. Let’s put it in terms that might be easier to understand in 2021. Today there is a general lack of understanding of history and geography. Generation Z has been raised…

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Everything You Need to Know About NFT’s and Cryptocurrency

Has your news feed been bombarded with articles about NFTs over the last few weeks and months? Did you know that one NFT just sold for $69 million dollars at the world famous Christie’s Auction House? Wondering what the hell NFTs are and why everyone seems to be obsessed with them? No worries… we’ve got…

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How to Add an Extra 5-10 Quality Years to Your Life

 According to the Alzheimer’s Association, more than 5 Million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s and by 2050 that number is projected to rise to nearly 14 Million. It’s the 6th leading cause of death in the United States. 1 in 3 seniors dies with Alzheimer’s or Dementia and it kills more than Breast Cancer…

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Think About Your Thinking to Achieve Financial Freedom

Are you clueless about financial planning? Do you have a 401k, sitting there, wondering what it’s doing? Do you even know what it’s supposed to be doing for your future? Are you still under the impression that you shouldn’t touch your 401k until it’s time to retire? Do you think you’ll have no money to…

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10 Post Pandemic Opportunities to Grow Your Business in 2021

What are the TOP 10 Opportunities hidden in plain sight or available right now to grow and scale your business now EVEN IF you were affected by the pandemic? That’s what this episode is all about, along with the latest trends, gadgets and investments to focus on to take advantage of the current climate and…

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The “Talent Stack” Strategy

Admittedly the last 8 months have been rough on most of the world. Who could have imagined we’d be here, in a real-life pandemic? It’s straight out of a sci-fi movie. We’ve been dealing with restrictions, lockdowns, isolation, and businesses closing, evolving, and changing on a dime. It hasn’t been easy… But believe it or…

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How To Be Unforgettable and Get the Most Profitable Clients

How do you get access to the unreachable? How do you become unforgettable? That’s the focus of this episode of Capability Amplifier. 15 years ago, Mike Koenigs called a good friend who was buying three people $12,000 Rolex watches and thought he was crazy. “Why?” He asked! Keep reading or start listening… You know that…

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Rewind: Sheri Salata- Meet Oprah’s Producer of 20+ Years

Sheri Salata grew up outside of Chicago and worked with the daytime television titan for more than 20 years with one of the most heralded jobs on the planet as the executive producer of “The Oprah Winfrey Show.” In this episode, Sheri gives us some AMAZING takeaways from her tenure working with Oprah.

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Rewind: Amplify Yourself

In the very first episode that started it all, Dan Sullivan and Mike Koenigs set out to help you expand your business and your personal life, and provide helpful tips, ideas, and strategies with examples to get you there.

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Making Dreams Come True

What business are you in? What do people call you? How do you introduce yourself? How many competitors do you have? If you don’t have competitors, you’re what I call a “Category of One” brand.

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Meet Deepak Chopra’s Publicist Of 15 Years And The Queen Of Reinvention

There is no denying it. We are living in a world where we are inundated all day long with horrific news of the global pandemic and economic crash, and it’s unclear when it will end or how quickly we will recover. Needless to say, we are all navigating some pretty overwhelming emotions, so in light of the current situation, I wanted to send you a ray of sunshine, POSSIBILITY, and HOPE.

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Amplify + Multiply Your Time • Part 2

Welcome to Amplifying And Multiplying Your Time PART 2! This episode is all about focusing on YOUR unique capabilities to amplify your life and business and using real-life time hacks to make the MOST of the time you have.

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Amplify + Multiply Your Time

This episode is all about amplifying and multiplying your time to increase your consciousness and value. It’s something that is near and dear to both Dan and me. We’re talking about getting the MOST time out of the life you have.

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What Makes A Meaningful Life With Arjuna Ardagh

The concept and goal behind this podcast series is for our listeners to hear our brilliant guests and get a cartridge-style upgrade to their skills and capabilities. My request is that each guest speaks from the heart with honesty, authenticity, and integrity, and this week’s guest did not disappoint.

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Branding + Packaging = High Prices

When you are positioned, packaged, and branded with great messaging, you can charge premium prices and be seen as an industry leader. I want to be seen as the highest priced solution in my business category. Don’t you?

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Creating New Intellectual Capital

This week, we’re talking about creating brand new, valuable intellectual capital. What does that mean? It’s about creating tools, products, and services to elevate your brand and business.

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A Conversation With “The Larry King Of Podcasting,” Jordan Harbinger

This week’s episode features the strongly opinionated and often controversial Jordan Harbinger, a top podcaster with millions of downloads who is referred to as “The Larry King of Podcasting.” He knows what he’s talking about when it comes to podcasting AND he’s done his research on YouTube so he has some real, honest insight into both platforms.

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RIGHT NOW Is The Time To Reinvent Your Business!

RIGHT NOW is the time to reinvent your business! Are you tired of your business and want a big change or shift in your life? How about SIMPLICITY? Would you like to “get off the road” and out of the grind? Are you the type of person who likes things to stay the same and last forever OR the type who likes change and reinvention (like ME!)?

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Talking To Robots With David Ewing Duncan

If you’ve been following me for any length of time, you know that I’m a total TECH GEEK! I love learning about ANYthing new in the world of emerging technology: AI (artificial intelligence), ML (machine learning), VR (virtual reality), AR (augmented reality), IoT (internet of things). The future possibilities are super exciting and at times … can be scary as hell. Tech is a double-edged sword. It can be used for good or evil … even though technology itself is neutral.

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The Best Pitch You’ve Ever Heard!

This Is MY FAVORITE podcast episode! What if you had just ONE MINUTE to pitch your product, service, company, or yourself to your perfect client? What would you say? What would make them BEG to work with you, buy your product, or invest in your business?

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Making America Laugh Again With Yakov Smirnoff

Do you ever get nostalgic for a simpler time when stand-up comedy was king and Johnny Carson was the BIGGEST star on the planet, like I do? Our next guest is one of the MOST recognizable and talented names from the heyday of comedy in the 1980s. But unlike most of the stars of that era, he’s still active, going strong, AND committed to massive self-growth.

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What Is The “Free Zone Frontier”?

Let me explain … ALL entrepreneurial growth consists of taking opportunities/unused capabilities and unused resources and putting the two together in a NEW way, therefore pushing the frontier of human ambition and capability into the future in such a way that you have a FREE ZONE. Free of competition and regulation … the two main things that interfere with entrepreneurial activity and success.

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Bo Eason Shares Why Being The Best Is In Your DNA!

A former NFL all-pro, acclaimed Broadway playwright and performer, motivational speaker, leadership trainer, and author — seems like impossible accomplishments for one man, in one lifetime, right? Well, prepare to be impressed and inspired … Meet Bo Eason!

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The Church Of Rock And Roll With Jason Flom!

Let’s be real for a minute. We ALL had dreams of being big ROCK STARS when we were little kids! Well, my recent podcast guest, Jason Flom, was no different. Jason turned his dreams of rock and roll stardom into reality while making the world a better place at the same time.

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What Does It Take To Win A Political Election In The World Of Outrage?

What DOES it take to win a major political election in today’s world of tweeting presidents and Russian-hacked social media? Blech! That’s exactly what Dan Sullivan and I get into in episode 21. And lawdy, Lawdy, LAWDY this subject IS REALLY polarizing … but I think you’re going to find where Dan and I sit after this episode in the political quagmire the U.S. is in (not to mention England and every other country that has a bully leader).

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Get Smart with Adam Conover of the TV show “Adam Ruins Everything”

This episode was an absolute BLAST! I got to sit down with Adam Conover from the hit TV show “Adam Ruins Everything.” Adam is the host and investigative comedian on a comically inventive yet unrelentingly serious quest to reveal the hidden truths behind everything you know and love. He takes on topics ranging from the workplace and voting to forensic science and security, giving you not just fun facts to share with your friends, but information that will make you see the world in a WHOLE new way.

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Who Do You Want To Be A Hero To?

You’re going to get the secrets to being a hero in Episode 14. My good friend and co-host, Dan Sullivan, and I pick up where we left off our last conversation about how as humans, we’re moving from the state of being Doers/doings and Knowers to actually being Beings … but we’re taking it a step further this time.

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Sheri Salata: Meet Oprah’s Producer Of 20+ Years

Sheri Salata grew up outside of Chicago and worked with the daytime television titan for more than 20 years with one of the most heralded jobs on the planet as the executive producer of “The Oprah Winfrey Show.” In this episode, Sheri gives us some AMAZING takeaways from her tenure working with Oprah.

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The SuperBeing Economy: What To Do When You Outgrow Yourself

This week, we dive into our evolution as “fully realized” human beings and how that reflects on the changes that are happening right now in the world around us. Dan and I make a point of talking about the stuff that’s REALLY happening right NOW, both in our world and what we observe in our clients and customers. Our goal is constant, never-ending EVOLUTION.

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Biohack Your Brain, Body, and Business with Dave Asprey

In this special episode, you’ll meet Dave Asprey, the founder of Bulletproof Coffee, Upgrade Labs, and Bulletproof media, host of the top-rated “Bulletproof Radio” show, and author of multiple New York Times bestsellers. Dave also wrote The Bulletproof Diet, Head Strong, Game Changers, multiple cookbooks, and is a featured contributor in dozens of magazines, including Men’s Health.

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Energy Worker Secrets

I went through a phase in my life where, when I woke up, I didn’t feel like me. I was anxious and depressed, and I didn’t know what it was. The way I interpret it now is that the universe was saying, “It’s time to reinvent your life.”

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