Episodes

Education of The Entrepreneur - Ep 245

Oct. 5, 2021

Today, I discuss the education of the entrepreneur. Entrepreneurship is perhaps the most individualist of careers to choose, so then is the education that enables it. Education is NOT one size fits all. It is NOT standardize…

"Supply Chain Issues" - Ep 244

Sept. 30, 2021

You hear it all the time these days. You see it for yourself when you go to the grocery store. Companies are backlogged, out of things, understaffed, and can't properly serve the market. Should we really just blame "supply c…

Government VS Crypto - Ep 243

Sept. 27, 2021

I was asked to address this topic... While I am not an expert in crypto, I know enough to know what the government thinks of it. To them it is competition and the government is the ultimate monopoly. We know what monopolies …

"Unsexy" Business Ideas - Ep 242

Sept. 22, 2021

We have had much discussion about "the well worn path." The sexiest businesses out there are the businesses on that path... There is tremendous value exchanged out there, every single day, that is NOT on that well worn path.…

We Are Not Relegated To SMALL - Ep 241

Sept. 21, 2021

This is an episode about thinking bigger. Most of us would consider ourselves to have an internal locus of control. That is within our comfort zone or where our beliefs aren't limited. Beyond that we become external. That ne…

Entrepreneurship = Responsibility - Ep 240

Sept. 17, 2021

In this episode, I was inspired to discuss the irrational fear of responsibility in entrepreneurial circles. If an entrepreneur wants to build an actual company, which frees them to take as many personal responsibilities as …

Entrepreneurs: START USING YOUR PHONES - Ep 239

Sept. 14, 2021

Your phone is not an email brick... It is a PHONE.  In this episode I felt the need to discuss why email sucks for business. Thankfully there is an alternative. While the competition is unbearably slow and impersonal, you ca…

Control is Property: Apple v. Epic Games - Ep 238

Sept. 13, 2021

In this episode, I decided to discuss the lawsuit between Apple and Epic Games and why this is a bigger deal than most people think. We either want business people to respond to actual market conditions or we want unqualifie…

You Don't Need Easy - Ep 237

Sept. 9, 2021

For today's episode I was inspired by a thread on thefastlaneforum.com that was discussing if it is easy to make money in 2021. There was a lot said about this, but I dove in and came to the conclusion that some things are h…

Labor Day and Pruning The Losers - Ep 236

Sept. 7, 2021

Today, I was inspired to discuss fighting the ego and pruning the losers out of your life. Some of your dealings might cost time that you could have spent elsewhere. The biggest loser, however, is jumping into the river rapi…

Companies Requiring Vaccinations: A Producer's Take - Ep 235

Sept. 3, 2021

I was asked to take this topic on by popular request. I felt like it was necessary to give a producer's take to companies requiring their employees to be vaccinated in order to continue working or accept a position there.   …

Planned Obsolescence and "Right To Repair" - Ep 234

Sept. 1, 2021

In today's episode, I wanted to discuss the market answer to planned obsolescence and "right to repair."   Tech getting old and outdated isn't a conspiracy or "out to get you." It isn't an attempt to mine more money out of y…

I am Building an Empire, and SO CAN YOU! - Ep 233

Aug. 30, 2021

Today's episode, from my makeshift studio in my son's bedroom as the home renovations continue...   This episode is a recreation of my 2020 Fastlane Forum Summit speech titled: "I am Building an Empire, and so Can You."    I…

Everything I Want is a "Human Right" Now - Ep 232

Aug. 26, 2021

The reality? If everything is a human right, NOTHING IS! The true human rights are life, liberty, pursuit of happiness and property. Today's episode is me fired up yet again... There is a trend in language. A trend that almo…

Woke and Virtue Signaling Companies Destroy The Value They Manage To Create - Ep 231

Aug. 23, 2021

The list of companies that think you will take their word for how wonderful they are for their woke initiatives is growing. It seems everywhere you look the primary reason for a company's existence, PROFIT, is being ignored,…

Unrestrained Monologue of Various Stuff - Ep 230

Aug. 18, 2021

In this unrestrained monologue, I discussed the following: The revolutionary new management method. The stupidity of democratized decision making. The fact that public companies have become PR whores more than actual compan…

Charles Koch's Market Based Management - Ep 229

Aug. 16, 2021

When someone begins to study "praxeology," basically why humans act, they begin to understand the forces that created such an economic advancement over the last 200 years.    People, for the first time ever were MOTIVATED to…

You Have Permission To Enjoy Life - Ep 228

Aug. 12, 2021

Today, I get a bit personal with this. I discuss how I have dealt with a strong tendency to be hard on myself. It is easy to do with a strong internal locus and a belief in your ability to do great things.  I have historical…

Entrepreneurs and School - Ep 227

Aug. 10, 2021

As a little bit of a revisit to episode 48 discussing what business school didn't teach me... I discuss formal education in general. Education is IMPORTANT, but is traditional school? I discuss this at length.   Want to keep…

Capitalism Works Except for Healthcare? - Ep 226

Aug. 6, 2021

Healthcare, the one industry that hangs up in a lot of capitalists' minds. Is healthcare "that one instance where capitalism might not work?" Find out. I start off this show discussing my radio advertising opportunity that I…

The Great Enrichment - Ep 225

Aug. 4, 2021

What happened in human history? People were born, lived, and died poor for thousands of years... What changed in the last 250? Why would humanity's standard of living, on a line chart, look like a hockey stick? The emancipat…

Sacrifice: An Investment For Entrepreneurs - Ep 224

Aug. 2, 2021

Today, I was inspired to discuss sacrifice. From sports heros to business magnates, they all have one massive thing in common as they chased their visions and dreams... They made necessary sacrifices. You are doing something…

pRogrEssIviSm - Ep 223

July 30, 2021

Today we discuss the ACTUAL definition of the word "progress," the reality, the pro-civilization capitalists of the world are the individuals actually concerned with progress. The word "progressive" has been HIJACKED by soci…

Why People CHOOSE To Produce For A Living - Ep 222

July 29, 2021

Communists are getting bold with their declarations that people shouldn't have to work for a living. It is an amazingly flawed argument and totally anti-civilization. When survival becomes work, which it will under such a no…