STS 5 | Starting Your Business

From Employee To Employer: Planning For That Exit Strategy Towards Starting Your Business With Jeffrey “JP” McAvoy

  Many of us are dreaming of starting our own business. After years of working for a company, we begin thinking about making that shift in our lives to become business owners ourselves. However, the road towards that goal can be challenging and confusing. In this episode, Jen Du Plessis invites Jeffrey “JP” McAvoy, aka The Millionaire’s Lawyer, for a business conversation, where he shares the things we need to make sure to get done when planning that exit strategy from being employed to creating a business. With his background as the Founder and Managing Partner of Conduct Law, JP then breaks down some business laws and tax implications to think about and structure your plans around. He also gives a great view on understanding the difference between LLC, S Corp, and C Corp, protecting your business with intellectual property, bringing in people and other companies during your growth phase, and more. Don’t …

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STS 6 | Wish Man

Playing Wish Man And Creating A Positive Impact On The World Through Films With Andrew Steel

  It takes an incredibly great person to play the part of another great person. Here on the show is the leading actor of Wish Man, Andrew Steel. A NIDA (National Institute of Dramatic Art) trained actor from Australia, Andrew landed his first leading role upon moving to Los Angeles in Wish Man, portraying the founder of Make-A-Wish Foundation, Frank Shankwitz. In this episode, Jen Du Plessis talks with Andrew about his breakthrough into Hollywood and his story about becoming an actor. He also talks about Flicks4Change and how he is providing a platform for filmmakers to have their hearts exposed to the world and create a positive impact. Moving forward, Andrew then shares how he is looking forward to the future and the breakthroughs he is yet to achieve. — Listen to the podcast here: Playing Wish Man And Creating A Positive Impact On The World Through Films With …

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STS 4 | Power Of Connecting

Thrive Through The Power Of Connecting With Lou Diamond

  There is power in connecting with people that will allow you to thrive in everything you do. That’s one of the things Lou Diamond talks about in this episode. Lou is the host of the Thrive LOUD podcast and the author of the book, Master the Art of Connecting. Sharing his experiences from then to now, he lets us in on the story of how he started establishing and encouraging connections, explaining along the way why it is important. He also discusses the concept behind understanding and overcoming the fear of failure, giving some advice on how to propel someone into making a change in their life. Helping us to take better advantage of the power that is in connecting, Lou then divulges some tactics that we can use to connect better. — Listen to the podcast here: Thrive Through The Power Of Connecting With Lou Diamond I have a fun …

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STS 4 | Giving Back

From Negative To Positive: Giving Back And Making A Difference With Frank Shankwitz

  We can’t control what life is going to throw at us, but we can control how we react about them. If we allow negative things to get the best of us, then we limit what we could give to the world. Proving this to be true, Jen Du Plessis invites over the one and only Frank Shankwitz. Frank is best known as the creator, co-founder, and first president/CEO of the Make-A-Wish Foundation—an extraordinary charity that grants wishes to children with life-threatening illnesses. Learning from an early age that giving back doesn’t have to be just about financial generosity, Frank has constantly relied on his other strengths to be of help to others. He always turns a negative into a positive and now has become the Wish Man, providing hope to many people and creating a positive impact on the world. Frank shares with us his story and how he put …

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STS 3 | Enacting Change

Enacting Change: The Goal Is The Starting Point With Jeff Hoffman

  Are you making a U-turn in life or just driving by? Jeff Hoffman, an accomplished entrepreneur and innovator, joins Jen Du Plessis as they talk about achieving success and attaining the freedom to enact change and create a positive impact on the world. Jeff shares the story of how he was inspired to enact change and how he took charge and found ways to solve some of the world’s problems. Tapping into the importance of owning the DNA of entrepreneurship, Jeff and Jen also discuss the need for leaders who can provide solutions that leave an impact on history. Furthermore, Jeff then talks about his mission to help women around the world become personally independent. — Listen to the podcast here: Enacting Change: The Goal Is The Starting Point With Jeff Hoffman I have a wonderful man with us, Jeff Hoffman. Most people don’t know Jeff’s name. I found him …

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MLM 243 | How Stress Affects Health

How Stress Affects Our Health With Dr. Elizabeth Hughes

  We live in a society that is very stressed out. This is partly due to social media and people glorifying the busy-ness so that we all think we have one-up each other. In this episode, Jen du Plessis is joined by Dr. Elizabeth Hughes to discuss how being surrounded with so much stressors in our lives depletes our purpose of living. Dr. Hughes is a Stanford-trained physician with over 25 years of clinical experience. She has developed The Stress Antidote™ System, a unique process to turn off the body’s harmful stress response, which she explains further today. Everything around us can be a source of stress and can greatly affect our health. Listen to episode to learn how you can calm down and get rid of all that angst and overwhelm. — Watch the episode here: Listen to the podcast here: How Stress Affects Our Health With Dr. Elizabeth …

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MLM 242 | Emotional Intelligence

How Emotional Intelligence Impacts Your Income With Kelsey Rauchut

  What is emotional intelligence, emotional quotient, or EQ? How does it relate to business?  In this episode, Jen Du Plessis interviews Kelsey Rauchut about the value of understanding people, not just at a surface level but a deeper one. Kelsey is an industry-leading National Business Development Manager with Annie Mac Home Mortgage, an award-winning media expert, a sought after speaker, and the podcast host of The Inside Edge. She lets us in on how we can utilize emotional intelligence to forge a successful practice. She also emphasizes how loan officers should not only target sales but emotions as well. — Watch the episode here: Listen to the podcast here: How Emotional Intelligence Impacts Your Income With Kelsey Rauchut I have a fun guest with me, Kelsey Rauchut. She is the National Business Development Manager for AnnieMac Home Mortgage, which is a company I absolutely love. She’s an award-winning media …

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Breaking Glass Ceilings And Revolutionizing Businesses With Alec Stern

  Significant successes are achieved by those who leave positive impacts with the right purpose to the right people. In this episode, Jen Du Plessis has Alec Stern to discuss his amazing breakthroughs in life. Alec is the Co-Founder of Constant Contact, a multi-million-dollar email marketing company that revolutionized the way small and medium-sized businesses are marketed. Becoming America’s Startup Success Expert was not a walk in the park for Alec, but his achievements amidst his cancer journey are proof that anyone can break their glass ceiling if they have the true will to do so. He shares the significance of working with the right people when innovating and offers his advice to those opting to transition their work during these challenging times. — Listen to the podcast here: Breaking Glass Ceilings And Revolutionizing Businesses With Alec Stern I have a wonderful guest with me, Mr. Alec Stern. I want to take this …

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MLM 241 | Making Life Pivots

Success Through Life Pivots With Geoff Hughes

  There are always sacrifices in the path to clarity and ultimate success. Today, Jen Du Plessis interviews Geoff Hughes about his journey to success – starting with his early life struggles selling drugs on the streets, selling robots, and eventually hitting the right investments. Having had his ups and down with success and drugs, Geoff shares how he decided to recreate himself and make a life pivot to become more in tune with his body – impacting people on various levels and making an actual career out of it. — Watch the episode here: Listen to the podcast here: Success Through Life Pivots With Geoff Hughes I have a great guest with me and I had the wonderful opportunity of meeting Geoff at New Media Summit in San Diego when we were all there as podcasters sharing our messages with one another so that we can spread the word to the …

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MLM 240 | Loan Management Leadership

Leadership In Loan Management With Steve Kyles

  Now more than ever, leading has become more challenging, especially with a global crisis engulfing industries. On today’s show, Jen Du Plessis is joined by Steve Kyles to talk about leadership in the loan management space. Steve is a veteran Houston mortgage professional, a Movement Mortgage loan officer, and the Founder of the Loan Officer Leadership Podcast and Facebook group. If you want to know more about hiring, leading a team, and defining team roles, tune in to this episode and have that confidence to become a practical leader. — Watch the episode here: Listen to the podcast here: Leadership In Loan Management With Steve Kyles I have a wonderful guest with us, Steve Kyles. He is the Founder of the Loan Officer Leadership podcast and Facebook group. I had the pleasure of joining and participating in and I’m excited. Steve, welcome to the show. Thank you for allowing me to be a part of …

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STS 1 | Success To Significance

Success To Significance: Exploring Multiple Levels Of Breakthroughs In Life

  Have you broken through your glass ceiling already? What do you want to achieve after doing so? Making your life more significant by having another goal can be your next path. Today, Jen Du Plessis welcomes you to the very first episode of her Success To Significance podcast, which tackles multiple levels of breakthroughs from different people across all walks of life. Breaking her own glass ceiling, Jen shares the lessons and failures she has learned along the way and incorporates them to the tips she shares for attracting clients and breaking through other achievements. Get to know Jen and this exciting new journey she is taking in this episode. — Listen to the podcast here: Success To Significance: Exploring Multiple Levels Of Breakthroughs In Life My name is Jen Du Plessis and I am delighted that you have joined me on this first episode of Success to Significance: Life After …

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MLM 233 | Small Business Marketing

A Platform For Your Small Business With Lori Lyons

  When your business has just started out and it is just beginning to find its legs, normally one of the issues you’re likely to run into is how to sell it to your target audiences. But at the core of all small business marketing is making sure to keep your content simple but consistent. This is the belief of Ignite Marketing‘s Lori Lyons, a small business marketing expert and consultant. Lori explores the importance of these core principles with Jen Du Plessis, drawing from her own experiences in marketing. Feeling like your small business is in a rut? Let Lori and Jen show you a newer, simpler way to go about things. — Watch the episode here: Listen to the podcast here: A Platform For Your Small Business With Lori Lyons I am delighted that you have joined us. If this is your first time, thank you for joining …

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