Business Made Simple with Donald Miller

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Rating
4.7
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331 episodes
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Date created
2016/03/11
Last published
2022/06/27
Average duration
28 min.
Release period
7 days

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Welcome to the Business Made Simple Podcast where we coach you to build your business like an airplane. The cockpit is your leadership. The body is your overhead. The right engine is your marketing. The left engine is your sales. The wings are your products and the fuel tanks are your cash flow. If you build the six parts of your business correctly it will fly far and fast. Every week we help a business owner just like you optimize their airplane.

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Jenna Kutcher—The Risk of Authenticity
2022/06/27
Many business owners find their personalities are tightly bound to their company's marketing, especially thanks to social media. On one hand, this can allow your customers to feel a connection to you and your brand. However, it also can act as an open invitation to for people to criticize you and, at times, even your family. So the question is how authentic and vulnerable should you be over social media? What is the right balance of authenticity to ensure you don't lose customers?   In today's episode, Donald Miller talks with personal branding expert Jenna Kutcher. Jenna is the host of the Goal Digger Podcast and author of the new book How Are You Really? - Living Your Truth One Answer at a Time. If you are struggling to find the balance around how to be authentic in a way that helps your brand, without alienating your loved ones or customers, you find those answers in today's episode.   Order Jenna Kutcher's new book, How Are You Really?, at JennaKutcher.com/Preorder.   --   SUBMIT FOR A CHANCE TO GET COACHED ON THE PODCAST: BusinessMadeSimple.com/Podcast    TAKE THE MYSTERY OUT OF RUNNING YOUR BUSINESS WITH OUR ON-DEMAND COURSES: BusinessMadeSimple.com   FIND OUT WHAT’S WRONG WITH YOUR BUSINESS AND GET A CUSTOMIZED PLAN TO FIX IT: MyBusinessReport.com   FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM: Instagram.com/BusinessMadeSimple
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How to Buy a Company You Didn't Start
2022/06/20
What would you do if your boss gave you the opportunity to buy the company? It's a huge decision, and hard to know where to even begin evaluating if it's a good investment for you. Today's episode will give you the key questions to ask and things to look out for so you enter negotiations confident and prepared.   In today's coaching conversation, Donald Miller talks with Ray Martindale, a video producer who was recently offered the option to buy the company where he works. But having never owned a company, Ray wants to be positive he's making the right decision.   If you've ever been offered to buy a company you didn't start or are even thinking about starting your own company, today's episode will set you up for success.   --   SUBMIT FOR A CHANCE TO GET COACHED ON THE PODCAST: BusinessMadeSimple.com/Podcast    TAKE THE MYSTERY OUT OF RUNNING YOUR BUSINESS WITH OUR ON-DEMAND COURSES: BusinessMadeSimple.com   FIND OUT WHAT’S WRONG WITH YOUR BUSINESS AND GET A CUSTOMIZED PLAN TO FIX IT: MyBusinessReport.com   FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM: Instagram.com/BusinessMadeSimple
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The Right Way to Scale as a Consultant
2022/06/13
As a consultant, customers are paying for your expertise. The problem is how can you scale if your business model limits your services to one-on-one interactions? You could charge more but that's only a temporary fix. What's the long term approach you should take?   In today's coaching conversation, Donald Miller talks with Alexis Alvarez, CEO of Burst Event Company. Alexis hopes to grow her wedding planning business by offering customers more one-on-one options but is nervous about the overhead that comes with bringing on more event planners. She also doesn't want to self-sabotaging her big ticket services by offering ones at a lower price. If your business is centered around consulting, today's conversation will provide the steps you need to get back your time, scale the right way and increase revenue!   Learn more about Burst Event Company at BurstWeddings.com.    --   SUBMIT FOR A CHANCE TO GET COACHED ON THE PODCAST: BusinessMadeSimple.com/Podcast    TAKE THE MYSTERY OUT OF RUNNING YOUR BUSINESS WITH OUR ON-DEMAND COURSES: BusinessMadeSimple.com   FIND OUT WHAT’S WRONG WITH YOUR BUSINESS AND GET A CUSTOMIZED PLAN TO FIX IT: MyBusinessReport.com   FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM: Instagram.com/BusinessMadeSimple
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How to Tell Your Story Without Playing the Hero
2022/06/06
You've heard us say it over and over again: your marketing should invite your customers into a story where they are the hero. And this means focusing on their story instead of telling your own. But we're going to let you in on a secret today. There actually is there a way you can tell your brand's story. You just have to make it all about your customer and solving their problem.   In today's coaching conversation, Donald Miller talks with Eddie Zingleman, owner and furniture maker at Tennessee Woodworks. Don coaches Eddie through how he can utilize his unique story to grow his business, all while playing the guide and not the hero, even in his story.   If you are struggling to figure out how you can incorporate your story into your marketing and messaging without playing the hero, today's conversation will show you how.   Check out Eddie Zingleman's amazing work at TennesseeWoodworks.com.    --   SUBMIT FOR A CHANCE TO GET COACHED ON THE PODCAST: BusinessMadeSimple.com/Podcast    TAKE OUR ON-DEMAND COURSES TO REMOVE THE MYSTERY OUT OF RUNNING YOUR BUSINESS: BusinessMadeSimple.com   TAKE OUR ASSESSMENT TO FIND OUT WHAT’S WRONG WITH YOUR BUSINESS AND HOW TO FIX IT: MyBusinessReport.com   FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM: Instagram.com/BusinessMadeSimple
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Choosing Your Next Strategic Initiative
2022/05/30
When it comes to growing your business, it's easy to fill up a list with potential great ideas. What's hard is deciding which ones to implement and when, especially if you only have the time and money to go with one.   In this episode, Donald Miller walks Jeff Stoner, co-owner of My Mickey Vacation Travel, through the decision-making process of choosing the next strategic initiative for his business. Don also coaches Jeff on how to "market for the moment," shifting resources and taking advantage of key points in time in your industry where you can more easily boost your lead numbers.   If you're running a business and aren't sure what your next big project should be, this episode is for you.   Explore the vacation services Jeff and his team have to offer at MyMickeyVacation.com.   --   SUBMIT FOR A CHANCE TO GET COACHED ON THE PODCAST: BusinessMadeSimple.com/Podcast    APPLY TO BECOME A BUSINESS MADE SIMPLE CERTIFIED COACH: CertifiedBusinessCoach.com   TAKE OUR ASSESSMENT TO FIND OUT WHAT’S WRONG WITH YOUR BUSINESS AND HOW TO FIX IT: MyBusinessReport.com   FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM: Instagram.com/BusinessMadeSimple    
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Why Your Non-Profit Isn’t Growing
2022/05/23
One of the questions we get asked the most at Business Made Simple is "Can you apply these frameworks to help grow nonprofits?" The simple answer: YES! And in today's episode, Donald Miller will show you how as he coaches Breanna Owen of Beza Threads, a nonprofit selling handcrafted leather goods to fight human trafficking around the world.   If you're tired of hitting a wall when it comes to growing your nonprofit and engaging with more active donors, today's conversation will show you the best way forward.    Go to BezaThreads.org and use promo code BMS15 for 15% off your next purchase.   --   SUBMIT FOR A CHANCE TO GET COACHED ON THE PODCAST: BusinessMadeSimple.com/Podcast    APPLY TO BECOME A BUSINESS MADE SIMPLE CERTIFIED COACH: CertifiedBusinessCoach.com   TAKE OUR ASSESSMENT TO FIND OUT WHAT’S WRONG WITH YOUR BUSINESS AND HOW TO FIX IT: MyBusinessReport.com   FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM: Instagram.com/BusinessMadeSimple
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Tim Schurrer—The Right Way to Quit
2022/05/16
Starting and growing a business can't happen in a vacuum. You need supporting players to help foster your dream into a reality. But what happens when the people you brought on to grow your company decide they want to leave? Even more importantly, how can you manage their exit so it's smooth and constructive?   This scenario is very familiar in the walls of Business Made Simple as Don talks with Tim Schurrer, former Business Made Simple COO and author of The Secret Society of Success. Don and Tim discuss how they both worked through Tim's exit and how to create an environment that fosters positive, healthy exits in your business. They also discuss Tim's venture into building a personal platform and his new view on success. If you've never been sure how to constructively manage employees departures, listen in to today's conversation.   Order The Secret Society of Success now at https://amzn.to/3wvujDU.   --   SUBMIT FOR A CHANCE TO GET COACHED ON THE PODCAST: BusinessMadeSimple.com/Podcast    APPLY TO BECOME A BUSINESS MADE SIMPLE CERTIFIED COACH: CertifiedBusinessCoach.com   TAKE OUR ASSESSMENT TO FIND OUT WHAT’S WRONG WITH YOUR BUSINESS AND HOW TO FIX IT: MyBusinessReport.com   FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM: Instagram.com/BusinessMadeSimple
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Confusing Marketing Could Be Killing Your Business
2022/05/09
Your website is the front door to your business, and you only have a few seconds to win over a customer before they either engage with your brand or move on. That's why it's crucial that your website is clear and simply explains how you will help your potential customer solve a problem to make their life better.   In today's coaching conversation, Donald Miller talks with Sam, a retired law enforcement officer starting up a personal protection agency. Don helps Sam craft his brand and message so it is completely clear to any future customers. If you are too close to your message or don't quite know how to talk about what you do so people get excited to buy your products, you're going to love today's coaching conversation.   Learn more about Sam's business at TheAVWay.com.   --   SUBMIT FOR A CHANCE TO GET COACHED ON THE PODCAST: BusinessMadeSimple.com/Podcast    APPLY TO BECOME A BUSINESS MADE SIMPLE CERTIFIED COACH: CertifiedBusinessCoach.com   TAKE OUR ASSESSMENT TO FIND OUT WHAT’S WRONG WITH YOUR BUSINESS AND HOW TO FIX IT: MyBusinessReport.com   FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM: Instagram.com/BusinessMadeSimple
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Amy Porterfield—How to Start a Successful Business From Scratch
2022/05/02
As a business owner, starting a business from nothing can feel like solving an impossible mystery. But with the right frameworks and insight you can remove that mystery to create a business not only survives, but thrives. Today we've brought on special guest and online marketing expert Amy Porterfield, host of the Online Marketing Made Easy Podcast, to compare notes with Donald Miller around how they built their businesses narrowing down the seven steps you should take to start and grow a strong and successful business from the ground up.   Find out more about Amy Porterfield and listen to the Online Marketing Made Easy Podcast at AmyPorterfield.com. --   SUBMIT FOR A CHANCE TO GET COACHED ON THE PODCAST: BusinessMadeSimple.com/Podcast    APPLY TO BECOME A BUSINESS MADE SIMPLE CERTIFIED COACH: CertifiedBusinessCoach.com   TAKE OUR ASSESSMENT TO FIND OUT WHAT’S WRONG WITH YOUR BUSINESS AND HOW TO FIX IT: MyBusinessReport.com   FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM: Instagram.com/BusinessMadeSimple
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How to Grow a Successful Business as an Artist
2022/04/25
Many artists don't believe they're competent at business or feel thinking about their art as a business might cheapen it. But whether you're an author, painter, musician or produce any other type of creative work, without steady cash flow, it's nearly impossible to get your work in front of the world. It's only when you think of your art as a product you sell that you can truly market and get in front of the right audience.   In today's coaching conversation, Donald Miller talks with Raj Lulla, an up-and-coming novelist trying to figure out how to best market and sell his upcoming book. If you are an artist, want to become an artist, or know of an artist struggling to get their name out there and create art for a living, you're going to love today's coaching conversation.   Find out more about Raj Lulla and his upcoming book The Caring House at RajLulla.com.   --   SUBMIT FOR A CHANCE TO GET COACHED ON THE PODCAST: BusinessMadeSimple.com/Podcast    APPLY TO BECOME A BUSINESS MADE SIMPLE CERTIFIED COACH: CertifiedBusinessCoach.com   HIRE A STORYBRAND CERTIFIED GUIDE TO CLARIFY YOUR MARKETING: ClarifyYourMessage.com   TAKE OUR ASSESSMENT TO FIND OUT WHAT’S WRONG WITH YOUR BUSINESS AND HOW TO FIX IT: MyBusinessReport.com   FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM: Instagram.com/BusinessMadeSimple  
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How to Make More Money by Monetizing Your Mission
2022/04/18
You started your business to follow your passion, to fill a need or even to accomplish a mission. But exactly how can you inspire customers to buy into that mission and buy your products?    In today's coaching conversation, Donald Miller talks with Tara Hurster, founder of the TARA Clinic in Sydney, Australia. Her mission is providing busy and successful people help as they try to regain control over substance use and addiction, all while leaving guilt and shame behind. Don coaches Tara on exactly where she should clarify her marketing efforts and what immediate products she needs to offer so her mission is positioned to call customers to action allowing her to fuel her business with cash.   If your business is like an airplane, this episode is all about the right engine (your marketing and messaging) and your wings (your products). If your business is fueled by a mission to change the world, today's conversation will show you how to use that mission to fly far and fast.   Learn more about the TARA Clinic at TheTaraClinic.com.    --   SUBMIT FOR A CHANCE TO GET COACHED ON THE PODCAST: BusinessMadeSimple.com/Podcast    APPLY TO BECOME A BUSINESS MADE SIMPLE CERTIFIED COACH: CertifiedBusinessCoach.com   TAKE OUR ASSESSMENT TO FIND OUT WHAT’S WRONG WITH YOUR BUSINESS AND HOW TO FIX IT: MyBusinessReport.com   FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM: Instagram.com/BusinessMadeSimple
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David Novak—Are You Truly Self Aware as a Leader?
2022/04/11
As a leader it's easy to feel the pressure of needing to make every decision. It's also easy to fall into the trap of dismissing other people's ideas thinking your way is best. In fact, leaders who lead by force not only erode confidence within their company but can ultimately push it to failure. So how can you lead with authority while still being inclusive and open-minded?   In this episode, Donald Miller talks with David Novak, founder and CEO of David Novak Leadership and co-author of Take Charge of You. David is also the co-founder and retired CEO of Yum! Brands, one of the world’s largest restaurant companies including KFC, Pizza Hut, and Taco Bell. Throughout the conversation, David shares his incredible insight coaching you how to identify if you're holding your company back as a leader then shows you exactly how to develop one of the most powerful tools every successful leader needs: self awareness.   If your business is built like an airplane, this conversation is all about the cockpit, or your leadership! After today’s conversation, you will know how to be more self aware as A leader and in the best position to grow your company.   Order David Novak's new book, Take Charge of You, at TakeChargeOfYou.com.    --   SUBMIT FOR A CHANCE TO GET COACHED ON THE PODCAST: BusinessMadeSimple.com/Podcast    APPLY TO BECOME A BUSINESS MADE SIMPLE CERTIFIED COACH: CertifiedBusinessCoach.com   TAKE OUR ASSESSMENT TO FIND OUT WHAT’S WRONG WITH YOUR BUSINESS AND HOW TO FIX IT: MyBusinessReport.com   FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM: Instagram.com/BusinessMadeSimple
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4.7 out of 5
1741 reviews
Ifgjdsvbsw 2022/06/11
Wow! Donald Miller is a Rock Star!
By far my most valued podcast… & book. Every episode is jam jacked full of golden nuggets. Just completed free assessment… Oh, we have work to do, ? b...
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Rerye1 2022/05/22
Real-world cases applying to so many
So important to learn all this — will save me years of major wrong-turns!
David The Bull 2022/03/09
Levels up my thinking
As I was listening to today's episode, Donald Miller was doing some amazing coaching and consulting. His creativity and strategic thinking - all for f...
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L.Hewitt. 2022/01/30
New format is overproduced
I’ve been listening for years and I agree with a lot of the other reviewers. This was my favorite podcast the new format is cringey and overproduced. ...
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GusBouari 2022/01/29
Donald Miller helped change my life
In all my years of marketing, I never really understood marketing as much as I did when I finally listened to Donald Miller explain it from the StoryB...
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kenkeven 2021/12/28
My favorite business podcast!
If you struggle understanding business, marketing, and communication this podcast will change you business life. Check it out and join Business Made S...
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kamanda2 2021/11/09
The best bang for your buck
If you have only 30 minutes a day, this is the podcast you must listen to. Donald is a phenomenal interviewer, and leaves out the filler words that le...
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Arlie K 2021/11/02
Authentic and empowering!
It’s obvious Donald puts extraordinary effort in covering salient topics and finding guests that are authentic and truly care about being a positive f...
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AD Reach 2021/09/06
Invaluable and straight forward!
Thank you!
Samuel512 2021/07/22
Lol
People who are bad at marketing teaching…marketing.

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