Author Archives: Joel Bower

Episode 044: Q&A 12: Finding your calling, being a conscious business owner, and giving gifts without “buying” love.

In episode 44, I answer some great questions from my interview with JV Crum III about how to find your calling and the steps you can take to be a more conscious business owner. I also answer questions about how to talk to your teenagers and how to avoid “buying” your kids’ love when you […]

Episode 043: What the hell is Business Leverage and why your family cares.

In episode 43, we talk about how to leverage the people and resources in your life to get the most out of your business without having to work yourself to the bone. Not only will you feel less ragged and burnt out, but your family will appreciate the extra time they get with you. What […]

Episode 042: Interview with JV Crum III: Self-made entrepreneur millionaire, best selling author, and certified business coach.

In episode 42, I talk to JV Crum III, who, among a laundry list of other impressive accomplishments, is the founder and CEO of the Conscious Millionaire Institute LLC and host of the Conscious Millionaire Podcast. Money isn’t the answer. At 25, JV had just enough money to realize it wasn’t the answer. This stemmed […]

Episode 041: Q&A 11: Talking to your spouse about your business, getting to manageable hours, and easing into a big growth stage.

In episode 41, I answer some great questions from our interview with Greg Lintz, as well as some questions about episode 39 about keeping your family happy during your business’s growth stage. Avoiding an argument when you talk about your business. It’s common to argue with your spouse about your business. Try to avoid talking […]

Episode 040: 5 Amazing tips I use to keep my family the biggest fans of me and my business.

In episode 40, I talk about how to keep your family the biggest fans of you and your business by sharing your excitement, checking in with them personally, leaving notes and giving gifts, and keeping your family’s goals in your planning. Share your excitement. Keep your family involved in the business by sharing what’s exciting […]

Episode 039: 6 steps to keeping your family strong, even during your business’s growth stage.

In episode 39, I dig into an important topic: how to keep your family strong and together when your business is booming and you need to dedicate a lot of time to it. Learn to balance how to share in your excitement without upsetting your family and how they can share in the growth. See […]

038: Q&A 10: Trusting your gut, unlocking the inner optimist, starting a business for the non-business minded, and getting over the fear of failure.

In episode 38, I answer some great questions from our most recent episodes and interviews on what kind of hats parents should and should not wear, how to get the kind of “friends” you want in your life, and explaining a little bit about what a business incubator is and why one may be good […]

Episode 037: Interview with Greg Lintz: Being married to an entrepreneur – the stressors, the balance, and the big wins.

In episode 37, I talk to Greg Lintz, who is married to an entrepreneur. Greg talks about the difficulties and challenges, as well as the great rewards, of being married to a woman who started her own business. About Greg. Greg is married to one of my business partners, and he’s got a typical job […]

Episode 036: Interview with Norman Smith: Entrepreneur, parent, and mentor to over 250 startup businesses.

In episode 37, Norman Smith joins us to talk about entrepreneurship and parenting, specifically the biggest challenges and what it takes to succeed. About Norman Norman has 30 years of experience in executive management, specializing in startups, cutting edge innovations, and international business development. He’s founded nine successful startups and assists young startups get going. […]

Episode 034: Interview with Keri Lehmann of be genuine, find motivation within, and rest.

In Episode 34, I interview Keri Lehmann, a self-employed parent who runs a skin-care product business, Savvy Boheme, while wrangling three amazing kids. Learn more about Keri’s biggest wins as a parent, as a business owner, and what she does to take care of herself in the midst of it all. Running business for the […]