A Billion From Scratch

Billion Dollar Bill

Starting a business is never easy, but what about one that gets to be a billion dollars?  On the radio today I interviewed Robert Jordan, who is the author of How They Did It: Billion Dollar Insights from the Heart of America

We talked about:

1. What is the common secrets of all of these billionaires.

2. Why you shouldn’t avoid failure.

3. Why success is not a solo act.

4. Why passion comes before skill.

5. Why business is just a series of alternatives.

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My next guest was April Wilson who launched and produced nationally syndicated shows Daytime, Star Watch, Reel Animals Fishing Show, all  currently running on cable networks such as Outdoor World Network, Retro Television Network, Tuff TV and more.

As a veteran producer and feature reporter, April has had the opportunity to interview top A-list athletes, fly in a F-16 fighter jet, dine with Michelin star Chefs and conduct one-on-one celebrity interviews with Harrison Ford, Robin Williams, Morgan Freeman, Nicole Kidman, James Cameron, Michael Caine, Liam Neeson, Bette Middler, Hilary Swank, Susan Sarandon, Faith Hill and Jerry Bruckheimer. We discussed:

1.  How TV and social media have changed and are merging!

2.  How to make it in reality TV.

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By | 2016-04-22T16:53:11+00:00 January 28th, 2011|Podcasts, Radio Show|Comments Off on A Billion From Scratch

About the Author:

Barry Moltz gets business owners unstuck by unlocking their long forgotten potential. With decades of entrepreneurial experience in his own business ventures, he has discovered the formula to get stuck business owners and increasing their sales. Barry has founded and run small businesses with a great deal of success and failure for more than 20 years. After successfully selling his last operating business, Barry founded an angel investor group, an angel fund, and is a former advisory member of the board of the Angel Capital Education Foundation. His first book, “You Need to Be A Little Crazy: The Truth about Starting and Growing Your Business” describes the ups and downs and emotional trials of running a business. His second book, “Bounce! Failure, Resiliency and the Confidence to Achieve Your Next Great Success”, shows what it takes to come back and develop true business confidence. His third book, “BAM! Delivering Customer Service in a Self-Service World” shows how customer service is the new marketing. His fourth book, “Small Town Rules: How Small Business and Big Brands can Profit in a Connected Economy” shows how when every customer can talk to every other customer, it’s like living in a small town: Your reputation is everything! His fifth book, “How to Get Unstuck: 25 Ways to Get Your Business Growing Again” helps every small business owners move their company to the next level. Barry is a nationally recognized speaker on small business who has given hundreds of presentations to audiences ranging in size from 20 to 20,000. As a member of the Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame, he has appeared on many TV and radio programs such as CNBC’s The Big Idea, and MSNBC’s Your Business. He hosts his own radio show on AM560, and writes for American Express and Forbes.