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  • In this thought-provoking episode of Mr. Biz Radio, host Ken Wentworth, aka Mr. Biz, engages with John Suzuki, who brings to light the seldom-discussed history of Japanese American concentration camps during World War II. John's book centers around a deeply moving narrative — a true account of a man who chose not to play the victim, instead displaying remarkable heroism by fighting for the very country that imprisoned him and his family.
    John expands on the power of choice and personal accountability, emphasizing the importance of pushing through life's adversities with resilience and gratitude. Ken and John engage in candid discussions about the dangers of a victimhood mentality and the misleading nature of social media, stressing the need for critical thinking and historical awareness.
    Key Takeaways:- Empowerment and accountability are crucial in overcoming a victimhood mindset.- Social media's impact on society can be highly polarizing and detrimental to mental health.- Gratitude, even for life's mundane aspects, can profoundly transform one's outlook.- Understanding and remembering historical injustices is vital in preventing their repetition.- Personal experiences of loss and resilience can serve as powerful motivators for living with gratitude and purpose.

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  • Samantha Card, also known as Sammy from Miami, is an alumnus of the University of Pittsburgh where she was an NCAA Division I softball player. She holds an MBA degree and has left a significant mark in the corporate world as a Fortune 100 company trailblazer. Excelling in her athletic career, Samantha transitioned her skills into the corporate domain, becoming an expert in fostering high-performance teams and environments. She's known for creating roles, such as leading $10 billion merger acquisitions before the age of 26, and currently focuses on empowering student-athletes with skills to succeed beyond sports.In this episode of Mr. Biz Radio, the host, Mr. Biz Ken Wentworth, dons a baseball jersey in honor of his guest, former NCAA Division I softball star and corporate high-flyer, Samantha Card. Samantha brings her athletic spirit and business acumen to the show, discussing how to create a high-performance mentality within teams—both in sports and the business environment.Firstly, Samantha Card delves into her background, from her competitive softball days to her abrupt career transition following softball's removal from the Olympics. She shares insights on dealing with an identity crisis post-sports and taking her ego out of the picture to succeed in the corporate world.Secondly, Mr. Biz and Samantha discuss the valuable intersection of athletic mentality in business success. They explore how attributes like failure management, resilience, and team collaboration translate from the sports field to the corporate office. Samantha emphasizes the importance of understanding individual team members' motivations and fostering an environment where everyone feels seen, heard, and valued.Key Takeaways:- Athletes possess a high-performance mentality and essential soft skills that are translatable and valuable in the business arena.- Embracing failure as a part of the growth process is key to fostering resilience and a high-performance culture.- True leadership involves understanding that not everyone shares your perspective and adapting to different communication styles for effective teamwork.- Finding fulfillment in your role by aligning with personal values and legacy contributes to sustained high performance.- Taking a simplified approach to problems can lead to more efficient and impactful solutions compared to dealing with symptoms superficially.

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  • Veronica Karaman is the founder of TrueChampionAcademy.com, a life, and performance coaching practice dedicated to empowering aspiring athletes and achievers to reach peak performance. She is an accomplished author of eight books, a renowned speaker, and a golf professional. As a high-performance coach, Veronica has a unique approach, helping individuals to achieve their goals from a place of wholeness and joy. With a background that includes playing for Duke University and pursuing a career as a professional golfer, Veronica has dedicated her life to inspiring and equipping people to release their inner champion through her signature system, the Champion's Way.In this enlightening episode of Mr. Biz Radio, host Ken Wentworth, also known as Mr. Biz, welcomes Veronica Karaman, a master of unlocking peak performance and cultivating champions. With her signature blend of life coaching and performance expertise, Veronica shares the secrets to achieving massive results and being the best one can be.Veronica discusses her philosophy on goal-setting and achievement—focusing not on results-oriented goals but on process-oriented goals. She introduces listeners to her framework known as the four Champion Zones, which aim to empower individuals to perform at their very best by being physically energized, mentally focused, emotionally connected, and spiritually aligned. This episode promises to offer invaluable insights into the world of high performance, shedding light on how anyone can ignite their competitive spirit and unlock true potential.Key Takeaways:- Peak performance is achieved by being fully engaged in four Champion Zones: physically energized, mentally focused, emotionally connected, and spiritually aligned.- The key to unlocking potential is not only skill or opportunity but also the ability to cultivate a winning mindset.- The most common area individuals struggle with in achieving peak performance is the spiritual zone, which relates to identity, higher purpose, and values.- Champions distinguish themselves through superior focus and passion, which can either be innate or developed with the right coaching.- Veronica Karaman extends a special offer to Mr. Biz Nation, providing a free coaching session to the first five people who purchase the self-study program from TrueChampionAcademy.com.

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  • Jesse Kalsi is a world-renowned numerologist, real estate broker, and author. With an extensive background that includes serving as a captain in the Indian Army, Kalsi's journey led him to the United States, where he became a certified Federal Aviation Administration flight instructor and held a commercial pilot's license. He obtained his bachelor's degree in India and an LLM in international legal studies from Golden Gate University in San Francisco, California. His expertise in numerology, particularly within the context of residential and business applications, has made him a sought-after consultant, resulting in the publication of two books: "The Power of Home Numbers" and "All About Numbers."In this engaging episode of Mr. Biz Radio, host Ken Wentworth, popularly known as Mr. Biz, welcomes Jesse Kalsi, an esteemed numerologist and author, to explore the intricate world of numerology and its implications for personal and professional success. As a numbers enthusiast himself, Mr. Biz taps into Kalsi's expertise to unveil the hidden power of numbers and their influence on our lives.Key Takeaways:- Jesse Kalsi intertwines his life experiences with numerology to create opportunities and overcome challenges, emphasizing the practical applications of numerological principles.- The episode explores the Vedic tradition of associating numbers with planetary energies and the significance of harmonizing one's personal vibration with these forces.- Kalsi introduces the concept of "number patching" as a key technique for adjusting and aligning numerical energies within one's environment for improved outcomes.- The guest provides specific examples of how numerology can influence various aspects of life, including residence, business, and personal attributes like color choices and gemstones.- Kalsi's insights are grounded in the Eastern tradition of numerology, utilizing the Chaldean code to decipher and optimize the numerical energies surrounding individuals and businesses.

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  • Andrew Culkin is an author and insurance broker with three decades of experience working with major Fortune 500 companies. Navigating the personal tragedy of losing his wife to alcohol-related injuries, Andrew penned the book "Amanda: A Cautionary Tale," reflecting his firsthand insights into alcoholism's destructive path. His works aim to assist families in recognizing and combating the disease before it escalates. Committed to his mission, Andrew has spoken at rehab facilities in Southern California and has contributed to over 50 podcast discussions, broadening his impact on the fight against alcohol addiction.In this episode of Mr. Biz Radio, host Ken Wentworth welcomes Andrew Culkin to discuss a pervasive and often touchy subject: alcoholism. As a seasoned insurance broker and an individual who has faced the dire consequences of alcohol addiction within his family, Culkin provides a unique and no-nonsense perspective on the matter. During the pandemic, alcohol consumption increased significantly, with many continuing these habits post-COVID. The episode delves into identifying the subtle yet serious signs of alcoholism in the workplace or family and outlines crucial steps to offer help.The conversation highlights Andrew's personal journey through his late wife Amanda's struggle with alcoholism, which ultimately claimed her life. His book serves as a dedication to her and a tool to help others understand and detect early signs of dysfunction due to alcohol abuse. Culkin emphasizes the importance of family intervention and the challenges in the recovery process, particularly the vital need for ongoing therapy and support.Key Takeaways:- Recognizing alcoholism early can save lives; it often starts with subtle habits that escalate into dependency.- Interventions by families or employers can be pivotal in addressing alcoholism and encouraging treatment.- Denial and isolation are significant red flags indicating a deeper problem with alcohol.- Rehab facilities serve as a starting point, not a complete solution; aftercare and long-term support are essential for recovery.- The phrase "I can quit anytime I want" is a pervasive myth in alcoholism, often signifying denial and the need for professional help.

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  • Beth Dessen Duffy is an entrepreneur with a commitment to spreading kindness in personal, educational, and business environments. She graduated from Cornell University with a BS in Environmental Education and has served as a registered state lobbyist for the Pennsylvania Gas Association and Philadelphia Electric Company. Beth has also worked as the Director of Public Affairs at the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Shifting her focus to a more personal mission, she has created a new North Pole tradition centered around an award-winning storybook and a free app designed to promote kindness as a daily practice.In this thought-provoking episode of Mr. Biz Radio, host Ken Wentworth invites entrepreneur Beth Duffy to discuss the often overlooked yet critical element of business success—kindness. Beth shares her insights on how the intangible acts of kindness can have tangible benefits for business owners, employees, and the company culture.Beth delves into her journey from being a state lobbyist and public affairs director to creating a movement aimed at infusing kindness into everyday life. With her book and the "Christmas Tree of Kindness" app, she provides tools and resources to promote positive acts and build a respectful, engaging, and innovative workplace. This discussion highlights the significance of creating a positive work environment to become an employer of choice, making recruitment and retention more manageable in today's competitive job market.Key Takeaways:- Kindness in the workplace is not just a "soft skill" but a critical component that can distinguish businesses as employers of choice.- Beth Duffy has developed a storybook and an app, "Christmas Tree of Kindness," encouraging individuals and families to practice daily acts of kindness.- The science of kindness shows it has psychological and health benefits, which can translate into a more positive and innovative workplace.- Acts of kindness can be simple daily practices that, when incorporated consistently, can create a ripple effect of positivity and growth within an organization.- Employers and employees alike benefit from a kindness-driven culture, leading to improved morale, increased innovation, and better client relationships.

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  • Ken Wentworth discusses the economic outlook for 2024, covering topics such as interest rates, unemployment rates, inflation, supply chain issues, and the stock market. He also provides insights on opportunities for business owners to seize in the coming year.Key Takeaways:- Interest rates are expected to decrease by about 1% throughout 2024, starting in the middle of the year.- Unemployment rates may see a modest increase in the fourth quarter of 2024.- Inflation is currently at 3.1% and is expected to decrease during the first half of 2024 before inching up again in the second half.- Labor shortages and port congestion are potential risks to the supply chain in 2024.- The stock market is projected to be mostly flat in the first half of the year, with a 9-10% increase expected on a full-year basis.- Business owners should focus on cash flow management, pricing adjustments, embracing new technology like artificial intelligence, and prioritizing the customer experience.

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  • Mariann Aalda is an accomplished actress, comedian, and age disruptor. She has had a successful career in Hollywood, starring in sitcoms and soap operas. Marianne is also an AARP age disruptor and is actively fighting against ageism. She has given a TEDx talk titled "Ageism is a Bully. Stand Up to It" and has a solo show called "Getting Old is a Bitch"Mariann Aalda, an actress and age disruptor, joins Mr. Biz to discuss her journey in Hollywood and her fight against ageism. Mariann shares her experiences in the entertainment industry and how she has navigated the changing landscape as she has gotten older. She emphasizes the importance of treating oneself as a product and understanding the market and audience. Mariann also talks about the power of the subconscious mind and how self-deprecating jokes and negative beliefs about aging can impact one's mindset. She encourages individuals to start with a positive mindset and take care of their personal health to prepare for getting older. Mariann shares her tips for becoming a pro age activist, including challenging ageist beliefs, getting involved in organizations that promote age positivity, and advocating for better representation of older individuals in media.Key Takeaways:-Treat yourself as a product and understand the market and audience.-Challenge ageist beliefs and avoid self-deprecating jokes about aging.-Start with a positive mindset and act as if you can achieve your goals.-Get involved in organizations that promote age positivity and advocate for better representation of older individuals in media.-Take care of your personal health and prepare for getting older.

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  • Beverly Smirnis is an entrepreneur, writer, and podcast host. She is the co-founder of a PR agency and a home building industry magazine. Beverly is also the host of the podcast "The Savvy List," where she interviews people who are pursuing their passions. She believes in living life off the rails and encourages others to do the same.Beverly Smirnis joins Mr. Biz on the show to discuss the concept of living life off the rails. She shares her entrepreneurial journey, from starting her own PR agency to branching out into publishing and writing. Beverly explains that living life off the rails means pursuing your passions and not seeking approval from others. She encourages listeners to have confidence in themselves and analyze their true gifts. Beverly also challenges the traditional path of going to college and emphasizes the importance of following one's natural talents. She believes that success comes from having confidence, nurturing relationships, and maintaining consistent perseverance.Key Takeaways:- Pursue your passions and don't seek approval from others.- Have confidence in yourself and analyze your true gifts.- The traditional path of going to college may not be right for everyone.- Success comes from nurturing relationships and maintaining consistent perseverance

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  • Nicole Byars is an entrepreneur, mom, and expert in building successful yoga businesses. With a finance background and a passion for yoga, she founded and operated a franchise system, established the successful Live True Yoga and Honest Yoga Studios in Minneapolis, and created an innovative on-demand service platform. Nicole is also a bestselling author and a 500-hour registered yoga teacher.Nicole Byars, an entrepreneur and yoga expert, shares her journey of building successful yoga businesses. After realizing that corporate America wasn't the right fit for her, Nicole turned to her passion for yoga and opened her first studio. She observed how other studios were run and decided to combine her yoga teaching skills with her finance background to create a successful business. Nicole also discusses the challenges she faced while scaling her business, including the difficulties of franchising and the importance of staying grounded and making decisions from a place of clarity. She emphasizes the importance of defining your target market, building a strong brand, and consistently showing up for yourself and your business.Key Takeaways:- Combining your passion with your business skills can lead to success.- Defining your target market is crucial for effective marketing and business growth.- Building a strong brand requires clarity on your vision, mission, positioning, services, voice, and core values.- Staying grounded and making decisions from a place of clarity leads to better outcomes.- Consistently showing up for yourself and your business is essential for success.

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  • Mark Steven Porro is an award-winning designer, writer, and director. He is the author of the book "A Cup of Tea on the Commode," a memoir about his experiences as a caregiver for his mother. Mark has a comedic approach to caregiving and aims to bring humor and joy to difficult situations.Mark Steven Porro shares his journey as a caregiver for his mother and the lessons he learned along the way. He emphasizes the importance of empathy, patience, and humor in caregiving. Mark also highlights the need for caregivers to take breaks and find joy in their role. He recounts his experiences with his mother, including the challenges and the moments of laughter they shared. Mark's book, "A Cup of Tea on the Commode," chronicles his caregiving adventures and offers tips and insights for other caregivers.Key Takeaways:-Caregivers must approach their role with empathy, patience, and unconditional love.-Humor can be a powerful tool in caregiving, helping to bring joy and laughter to difficult situations.-Taking breaks is essential for caregivers to avoid burnout and maintain their own well-being.-Finding joy in caregiving and cherishing the moments with loved ones can make the experience more fulfilling.

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  • Dr. Noah St. John is known as the Father of AFFORMATIONS and the mental health coach to the Stars. He is the author of 24 books, including his latest book, "The Power Habits of Unstoppable Self-Confidence." Dr. St. John has helped clients add over $3 billion in new revenues and has worked with Hollywood celebrities, eight-figure company CEOs, and professional athletes.Dr. Noah St. John joins Mr. Biz to discuss his latest book, "The Power Habits of Unstoppable Self Confidence." Dr. St. John shares his personal journey of overcoming low self-esteem and how he discovered "Success Anorexia", a condition that causes people to unknowingly hold themselves back from success. He explains that traditional advice to "fake it 'til you make it" is ineffective and offers a different approach to building self-confidence.Dr. St. John introduces the concept of Power Habits, which are unconscious habits that highly successful people do every day. He emphasizes the importance of addressing the underlying causes of low self-confidence and shares stories of famous individuals who struggled with confidence before achieving success.Key Takeaways:1. Success anorexia is a condition that causes people to unknowingly hold themselves back from success.2. Traditional advice to "fake it till you make it" is ineffective in building self-confidence.3. Highly successful people engage in unconscious power habits that contribute to their success.4. Low self-confidence can be overcome by addressing the underlying causes and building new habits.5. The fear of public speaking is a common fear that can be overcome with the right strategies.

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  • Dr. Raymond Wiggins is a dentist and MD with almost three decades of experience in healthcare. He has served in various leadership roles and has owned his own practice for over 20 years. Dr. Wiggins has personally sedated over 27,000 patients and has seen the devastating effects of marijuana in his patients, family, and friends. He is the author of "Weeding out the Lies about Marijuana."Dr. Raymond Wiggins, author of "Weeding out the Lies about Marijuana," joins Mr. Biz Radio to discuss the dangers associated with marijuana. He shares his personal experiences with the drug and the effects he has witnessed in his patients. Dr. Wiggins clarifies the terminology surrounding marijuana, including the differences between cannabis, marijuana, THC, and CBD. He explains the significance of delta eight THC and the risks associated with its use. The conversation also delves into the potency of marijuana today compared to previous generations and the long-term effects on the body, including the brain, heart, lungs, and mental health. Dr. Wiggins emphasizes the increased risk of addiction and the potential for negative outcomes, such as strokes, heart attacks, and mental health issuesKey Takeaways:1. Marijuana has become significantly more potent over the years, with the average potency now at 23% compared to 1-2% in the past.2. High potency marijuana carries a four times higher risk of addiction and can lead to various health problems, including mental health issues, heart attacks, strokes, and lung damage.3. Edibles have a delayed and variable onset of effects compared to smoking, which can lead to accidental overdoses.4. Delta eight THC, while technically legal, can still contain delta nine THC, which can result in failed drug tests and legal complications.5. Marijuana use is associated with a drop in IQ, increased risk of depression, suicide attempts, and schizophrenia.

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  • In this episode of Mr. Biz Radio, Ken Wentworth discusses the three pillars of financial success: cash flow, budgeting, and pricing. He emphasizes the importance of these pillars, especially during times of economic uncertainty. Ken explains that cash flow is not just about profit, but about the movement of cash in and out of a business's account. He provides practical tips for improving cash flow, such as invoicing immediately and automating the invoicing process. Ken also highlights the significance of budgeting and pricing in measuring and improving a business's financial results. He advises using a zero-based approach for overhead expenses and incorporating cyclicality and seasonality into the budget. Lastly, Ken emphasizes the impact of pricing on a business's profitability and shares examples of how adjusting pricing can lead to higher net income.- Cash flow is the movement of cash in and out of a business's account, not just about profit.- Improve cash flow by invoicing immediately and automating the invoicing process.- Use a zero-based approach for overhead expenses in budgeting.- Incorporate cyclicality and seasonality into the budget to reflect the business's sales patterns.- Adjust pricing to increase net income and profitability.

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  • Jay Jay is an international speaker and personal brand expert with over 15 years of experience in the entertainment business. He has millions of followers worldwide and helps people grow their personal brand and become the go-to person in their industry.

    In this episode, Mr. Biz talks with Jay Jay, a personal brand expert, about the importance of building a personal brand. They discuss how building a personal brand can help business owners stand out and attract opportunities. Jay Jay shares his entrepreneurial journey, from being a magician to becoming a speaker and starting his own PR agency. He emphasizes the power of leveraging platforms like YouTube to gain visibility and credibility. Jay Jay also provides practical tips for building a personal brand, including Googling yourself to see what comes up and overcoming the fear of rejection and judgment.​- Building a personal brand is essential for attracting opportunities and standing out in your industry.- Leveraging platforms like YouTube can help you gain visibility and credibility.- Googling yourself is a simple way to assess your online presence and reputation.- Overcoming the fear of rejection and judgment is crucial for putting yourself out there and building a personal brand.​

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  • Writing a Book to Propel Your Brand/Biz with Tanya Hall* When is the right time to write a book * What benefits can a book bring * How is a book the "Holy Grail" of content marketing

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  • Crushing Stress & Anxiety with Dr. Annie White* Map your directions to "Calm Town" * "Pick your nose the right way" to relieve stress 👃🏻 * What is the "Calm Code"?

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  • Learning about Licensing - When & How with Stephen Key* What to do before applying for a patent * When to consider a patent * What types of companies to pitch with your licensing ideas

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  • How to Get More Comfortable Speaking in front of People with Shaun Eli* Ever heard of Jay Leno? * What is Shaun's "pre-game" ritual? * What is the #1 tip for speaking in front of ANY audience?

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  • How to Clear Self-Limiting Beliefs with Karolina Rzadkowolska* What is the #1 action to eliminate it? * Scarcity vs. Abundance * "A business will never outgrow..."

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