Author Archives: Joel Bower

033_3 Awesome People

Episode 033: 3 Awesome people you must have in and around your business and your life.

In Episode 33, I talk about the amazing kind of people you want in your life, from the optimist to the friend to the partner. These are the kinds of people that will help you thrive in business and make you happier at home. The Optimist This is the person who is the best to […]

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Episode 032: Q&A 9: Keeping kids from picking up your bad habits, how to defeat self defeat so your kids don’t pick it up, and a few more awesome toys our listeners love.

In Episode 32, I answer a couple of great questions about how to keep your kids from picking up your bad habits, such as snacking and self defeat, and some general questions about sourcing and custom work. I also talk about some cool suggestions our listeners had about fun toys to bring in to enhance […]

031_3 Toxic People

Episode 031: 3 Toxic People you Must Avoid to Protect your Business and your Family. Keep your business and your family happy and healthy by not allowing these people in your space.

In episode 31, I talk about something a little hard for some of us to do but critically important to keeping our businesses and our families happy and healthy. These three kinds of people usually cause more harm than good in our lives and should be limited to make sure we’re successful – both as […]

030_5 ways being an entrepreneur has made me

Episode 030: 5 Ways being an Entrepreneur has Made me a Better Parent

In episode 30, we go over the five ways being an entrepreneur has helped me grow not only as a business person, but as a parent as well. These things have changed everything about the way I run my company and the way I interact with my family in the best ways. I understand the […]

029_Q&A 8

Episode 029: Q&A 8: More about which freelancing sites to use, finding a good freelancer, and personality profiling systems.

In episode 29, I answer a few great questions from episode 24 about outsourcing work without sacrificing quality and episode 25 about using personality profiling to better your business and all your relationships. Freelancing preferences and skills I use different freelancing sites for different projects. Elance, 99 Designs, and oDesk are ones I’ve used recently. […]

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Episode 028: 3 amazing toys every busy parent should have that may even make up for your long hours at work.

In episode 28, I take a break from the serious topics to tell you about six awesome toys I really love and that I think you’ll love, too. I wanted to play with my kids more, and these were awesome ways to do that without having to break out the dolls or action figures. The […]

027_Monkey See Monkey Do

Episode 027: Monkey see monkey do: How the things you are doing because of work are giving your kids the wrong message.

In episode 27, we talk about how our kids pick up on what we say and do automatically, which means we may find them displaying unwanted behavior they learned by watching us. Here are four things we may be misleading our children about. Family is most important We all say this, but a lot of […]

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Episode 026: Q&A 7: Selling on Amazon without writing or photo skills, while working a 9 – 5 job, and how to select the right category for you.

In episode 26, we bring Chris Shaffer back to answer some of your questions about selling on Amazon. He covers how to handle having limited skills in writing and photography, how to set up a store without a lot of time, product varieties, and categories. Check out Chris’s interview! Before you go on, you may […]

025_Personality Profiling

Episode 025: 4 Ways to use personality profiling for bettering your business and all your relationships.

In episode 25, we cover one of my favorite topics: personality profiling. I’ve been using personality profiling in my own relationships and business for years, and it’s improved my life immensely. Here are four ways you can use personality profiling to make everything in your life better. Know yourself. Determine what your limitations are so […]

024_4 Steps to successfully outsourcing work

Episode 024 – 4 Steps to successfully outsourcing work without sacrificing quality or your family.

In episode 24, I talk about how to outsource the work you don’t want to do, shouldn’t be doing, and don’t have time for successfully, which not only will help your business grow and thrive, but will give you back the time with your family you’ve been looking for. Test, test, test. Check out all […]