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Rebel Entrepreneur Season 2

Welcome to Season 2 of the Rebel Entrepreneur!

Episodes

Rebel Entrepreneur Coaching Series: Cold email marketing

How do you generate new sales opportunities, contacts, and partnership opportunities from thin air? How do you just make it happen? At some point you are going to need to reach out to new people, and this episode shows you the tools needed to get cold email to work for you. Eric Finnigan from Transform Your Copy helps decode cold marketing emails and more.

Creativity with Travis Shakespeare

Are you creative? Do you believe you are creative? In this Episode Alan interviews Travis Shakespeare, SVP of Unscripted Programming for BBC Studios Los Angeles and Emery award winning TV maker about his creative process and how he thinks about creativity. As an entrepreneur you are faced with an endless list of challenges and crisis and you need to get creative to overcome them!

Rebel Entrepreneur Coaching Series: When should I quit my day job? with Christina Russo

You have a full time job, you have a side-hustle, you’re making some money in the side-hustle but it isn’t quite enough to live off of. How do you know when to quit the job and go full time with your own business? In this episode Alan and Christina discuss how to make that decision and the criteria to feel confident going full time with your own business.

Rebel Entrepreneur Coaching Series: Dealing with Overwhelm

Do you ever get the feeling that there is more to do than can be done? Does it ever get on top of you? Do you feel overwhelmed? Of course you do; you’re human! If you are building a business, have a job, and have friends then there is more to do than can ever be done. In this episode Christina and Alan discuss practical methods to deal with overwhelm and make progress on your business on a daily basis.

Innovation and Taking Ownership with Thomas Anglero

Thomas Anglero has been an entrepreneur for over 20 years and the Director of Innovation for IBM Norway. He and Alan discuss taking ownership for your world, plus developing creativity and innovation within your business. Are you currently feeling down about your business and don’t know where to go next? Listen to this episode for energy, drive, and motivation!

The Extraordinary Belongs to Those That Create It

After hearing the phrase, “The extraordinary belongs to those that create it,” in The Big Short, Alan was inspired to start creating and building the life of his dreams. After 2 decades of research into life design, goals and making things happen Alan shares everything he has learnt on the journey

Rebel Entrepreneur Coaching Series: Should I quit my job? with Christina Russo

You’ve started a side hustle, it’s going well, you are bringing in money, and you are having fun! It isn’t quite enough to live on, but you are overwhelmed by doing a full time job, running a side hustle, and family life! How do you know when it is the right time to quit the day job and go full time on your side hustle? When should I quit my job?

Hunting and Fishing

Sales come from two main places; people you know and people you don’t! What percentage of your time do you spend hunting for new business? What percentage of your time do you spend connecting with your network and speaking to existing clients? If you aren’t hunting and farming how do you expect to have customers?

Silicon Valley Innovation Meets English Crafts with Jennifer Vessels and Adam Roe

What business is furthest from the high tech start-ups of Silicon Valley? Alan’s answer was a craft business from Reading Berkshire. In this episode Jennifer Vessels, an innovation expert from Silicon Valley who has worked with Google, Adobe, and Netflix, takes what she has learnt and helps Adam from CraftBox Club with his business. We also cover strategies for innovation, marketing, and sales and how they apply to your business!

The Myths of Silicon Valley with Jennifer Vessels

If you listen to the Tim Ferris Experiment and other popular entrepreneurial podcasts they talk endlessly about venture capital, investors & huge tech start-ups. Silicon Valley is all about business plans, venture capitalists, incubators, investors, and getting the big money first! In this episode, Jennifer Vessels, an innovation expert from Silicon Valley who has worked with industry giants like Google, Adobe, and Netflix, debunks Silicon Valley’s myths.

Starting From Nothing With Co-founder of Starbucks Zev Siegl

Co-founder of Starbucks, Zev Siegl, shares stories of building the furniture for the first-ever Starbucks store in his parents’ basement and how they started the business. Even the biggest businesses in the world started with an idea in someone’s basement, garage, backyard, or spare room. You just need to start where you are and build!

PopUp Principles: Part 2 with Simon Paine and Katie Coombes

Part 2 of the PopUp Principles we discuss trust, debt, and unrelenting drive and positivity! In this episode Simon, Alan and Katie Coombes work through the overriding principles that we have used to build successful businesses and help other people. We have never shared these guiding principles outside of the PopUp courses, but now they are here for you to use!

PopUp Principles: Part 1 of 2 with Simon Paine and Katie Coombes

Why do some businesses succeed and some fail spectacularly? What makes the difference? Simon, Alan and Katie Coombes share the PopUp Principles that were developed over the 12 year journey of starting our own businesses and helping 10,000+ people start other businesses. These are the guiding principles that we believe will help you make a success of your next venture. In part 1 of this 2 part series, we discuss the first 6 PopUp Principles to learn and follow.