Rebel Entrepreneur Season 2
Welcome to Season 2 of Rebel Entrepreneur! This page will house all the episodes and shownotes for Season 2 as they are launched.
- PopUp Principles: Part 1 of 2 with Simon and KC
- Finding New Customers with Christina Russo of Fresh Print Media
- PopUp Principles: Part 2 with Simon Paine and Katie Coombes
- Sending the First Emails with Christina Russo of Fresh Print Media
- Starting From Nothing With Starbucks Co-Founder Zev Siegl
- Everything You Want Is Outside Your Comfort Zone with Christina Russo of Fresh Print Media
- The Myths of Silicon Valley with Jennifer Vessels
- Hunting and Fishing
- Silicon Valley Innovation Meets English Crafts with Jennifer Vessels and Adam Roe
- Rebel Entrepreneur Coaching Series: Should I quit my job? with Christina Russo
- The Extraordinary Belongs to Those That Create It
- Rebel Entrepreneur Coaching Series: Dealing with Overwhelm
- Innovation and Taking Ownership with Thomas Anglero
- Rebel Entrepreneur Coaching Series: When should I quit my day job? with Christina Russo
- Creativity with Travis Shakespeare
- Rebel Entrepreneur Coaching Series: Cold email marketing
- From Ideas to Reality: Mini Experiments 2 with Simon Paine
- Rebel Entrepreneur Coaching Series: Give us this day our daily sales activity with Christina Russo
- The Failed Mini Experiment with Michael Redford
- Rebel Entrepreneur Coaching Series: The New Business Drive
- Evaluating Mini Experiments with Keith Hunt
- Rebel Entrepreneur Coaching Series: I QUIT
- Entrepreneurial Energy with Tanessa Shears
- Rebel Coaching Series: The End of the Side-Hustle
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.
Rebel Entrepreneur Coaching Series: Finding New Customers with Christina Russo of Fresh Print Media
There are two things entrepreneurs need help with when growing their side hustle or launching their own business. The first is sales and the second is marketing. Without customers, you simply don’t have a business. In the first episode, Alan coaches Christina through target marketing, the dream 100 client campaign, and finding customers.
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!
Rebel Entrepreneur Coaching Series: Sending the First Emails with Christina Russo of Fresh Print Media
Starting From Nothing With Co-founder of Starbucks Zev Siegl
Everything You Want Is Outside Your Comfort Zone with Christina Russo of Fresh Print Media
The Myths of Silicon Valley with Jennifer Vessels
Hunting and Fishing
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!
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?
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: 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!
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.
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: 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.
From Ideas to Reality: Mini Experiments 2 with Simon Paine
After discovering the power of mini-experiments Alan was determined to test his business ideas, launch quickly, and innovate on the fly. Simon and Alan show how this incredibly powerful tool can be applied to your business, your life, and all your dreams!
Rebel Entrepreneur Coaching Series: Give us this day our daily sales activity with Christina Russo
If you don’t sell you don’t have a customer. If you don’t have a customer you don’t earn money, have a business, or get to do the thing you love. Sales, marketing and generating business is at the heart of creating the company you want. In this episode we explore authentic sales, daily habits and marketing.
The Failed Mini Experiment with Michael Redford
It doesn’t always go right! In fact sometimes it just doesn’t work. Alan interviews Michael Redford who ran a mini-experiment starting a business that failed. We pick through the failure (is there such a thing?) to find the lessons for you and for Michael that can be applied to your next business or experiment!
Rebel Entrepreneur Coaching Series: The New Business Drive
How comfortable are you cold calling people? Sending out cold email? How much of your time do you spend selling, marketing, and growing your business? Sales are the underlying activity that will build your business, and it is something that you need to get comfortable with if you are growing a small business!
Evaluating Mini Experiments with Keith Hunt
How do you know your mini-experiment worked? You have sold some things, you have some hope, but is it enough to keep going? Following on from Episode 24 of Season 1, we talk to Keith Hunt again about his restaurant’s mini-experiment and whether or not he’ll be doing it again! This episode will help you work out if you want to continue your side hustle!
Rebel Entrepreneur Coaching Series: I QUIT
What’s it like quitting your job to go full time on your side hustle? How does it feel? In this episode we get to talk to Christina as she has just quit her job to go full time on her own business Fresh Print Media, and to work to build her dream life!
Entrepreneurial Energy with Tanessa Shears
Is it time or energy that is the limiting factor in your life? So many people tell me that it is time that stops them from starting a business. But then they return home from work exhausted, slump on the couch, and watch Netflix because they just don’t have the energy to do anything. How good is your energy? In this episode I talk to Tanessa Shears about increasing energy and feeling better throughout the day. What else do you have other than energy and time?
Rebel Coaching Series: The End of the Side-Hustle
You are thinking of going full time on your side-hustle? What do you need in place? This episode Alan works with Christina to prepare to leave her employment and go full time on her business. This is where the magic really starts to begin building! We talk smoothing income, things that could go wrong, and being your own supervisor.