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The Struggles of Success: Managing Growth and Finding Balance Learn how to develop a winning mindset and manage explosive growth with SunFrog's Josh Kent, Impact Theory's Tom Bilyeu and CreativeLive's Chase Jarvis.

By Alan Taylor

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Josh Kent

You've made a splash in your industry and the sales are rolling in -- don't think for a second that your obstacles are over. Success comes with its own unique set of struggles. We learn how to develop a winning mindset, cultivate a healthy home life, hone in on our target market with online advertising and manage explosive growth with SunFrog's Josh Kent, Tom Bilyeu of Impact Theory, and CreativeLive's Chase Jarvis.

  • [00:00:00] Surviving and Managing Explosive Growth
  • [00:05:40] Getting Started With Online Sales
  • [00:11:30] Facebook Advertising Master Class
  • [00:18:20] Achieving Excellence: Mind, Body and Soul
  • [00:26:47] Effective Tactics to Build Confidence
  • [00:33:21] Finding the Ever-elusive Work-Life Balance

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Discover more about segments and guests below . . .

[00:00:00] Surviving and Managing Explosive Growth

SunFrog burst onto the online retail scene making $1 million in year one and swelling to $100 million in revenue by year two. How did the company cope with its explosive growth? "You can fail under success," founder and CEO Josh Kent, comments. "We are a bootstrapped, growth-hacked type [of] business." From server failures to staffing shortages, learn how SunFrog contended with the tremendous surge in demand.

[00:05:40] Getting Started With Online Sales

It can be daunting (and cost-prohibitive) to launch an online sales site. Build your empire the smart way; utilize existing online retail channels to grow your fan following before developing a proprietary ecosystem. Kent reveals how SunFrog went from a garage startup to the world's leading online t-shirt platform. Then, we learn about Kent's latest passion project,, a crowdfunding site that is 100 percent free to use.

[00:11:30] Facebook Advertising Master Class

Build your business to compete head-to-head with brick-and-mortar companies by leveraging social media. Facebook is the king of behavioral targeting which puts highly-relevant advertisements in front of consumers to increase the probability of purchase. It's effective and affordable. Kent gives us a crash course on getting stated with Facebook advertising.

[00:18:20] Achieving Excellence: Mind, Body and Soul

Rocketing to $1 billion in sales in just five years, the trajectory of Quest Nutrition was insane and glorious. What inspired the health food company to achieve such greatness? For co-founder Tom Bilyeu, it was personal. Bilyeu grew up with a morbidly obese family and hoped to quell the pandemic of ill health through nutritious, delicious food. It wasn't enough for Bilyeu to tackle clean eating; he wanted to influence positive change in all areas of life. Tom's latest endeavor, Impact Theory, arms fans with an empowering mindset. Are you ready to reach your full potential? Listen in.

[00:26:47] Effective Tactics to Build Confidence

Will your pride lead to destruction? Bilyeu says most of his achievements came on the heels of emotional rock bottom. Through these struggles, Bilyeu had an epiphany: Build your self esteem around substantial characteristics like an eagerness to learn. Bilyeu walks us through strategies to improve core confidence before divulging his top three entrepreneurial inspirations.

[00:33:21] Finding the Ever-elusive Work-Life Balance

How do you tend to life at home when you're constantly on the move for work? Founder and CEO of CreativeLive, Chase Jarvis, has a controversial answer: "I do not believe that work-life balance exists. I think it's a fiction, if you want to be the best." Don't panic, a healthy personal life isn't hopeless. Jarvis teaches you how to intentionally spend time with loved ones.

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Alan Taylor

Host, Entrepreneur Radio

Alan Taylor is an award winning radio and television host and a 30-plus year broadcast professional. As a founder of Benchmark Entertainment in 1995, Taylor pioneered the business of creating radio shows as an extension of the magazines and brands they represent. Benchmark orchestrated innovative partnerships with leading publishers to replicate their content on-air, bringing their brands alive to a much larger audiences. Today, Taylor partners with the nation’s largest publishing houses. He is, on behalf of the Entertainment Right Now, the host of some of the most popular weekend talk shows in radio today: The Drive with Alan Taylor and Entrepreneur Radio. Taylor produces and co-hosts a new video series, Business & Burgers, in partnership with Microsoft and serves as a consultant and content marketing partner for USA Today Network.

Taylor’s expertise and quick wit entertain millions and he has been a featured automotive expert on ABC, CBS, CNN, FOX, NBC and others, including 15-plus years on daytime’s No. 1 morning talk show, LIVE! with Kelly. Taylor is also an in-demand guest speaker where his up-beat presentations provide both insight and motivation. Taylor is also the co-host of Motorz TV, seen in over 200 million TV households in the USA and Canada.

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