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About The Podcast

Imagine having hundreds of highly successful business owners sharing their wisdom with you to help your company make it to the next level.

Avoid the traps and pitfalls, grab little-known strategies and find some much-needed inspiration.

Recently syndicated with the C-Suite Network, the show is now an iTunes Top 200 podcast.

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Latest Episodes

FTC 200 | Attaining Success

200: Finding Your Path To Success With Blake Ian

The path to success has always been different for every single person, but whatever forms those paths would take, the important part has always been building the endurance and perseverance to fight your way through. Attaining success is an uphill battle, and you need to be ready to take on whatever comes your way. Mitch Russo is joined by Blake Ian, the co-founder and CEO of Tawkers. With Mitch, Blake shares his story of attaining success despite everything that he was up against. Let this dialogue between Blake and Mitch inspire and empower you to keep fighting for what you want another day.

FTC 199 | Business Remote Team

199: Building A Business From A $2.2 Million Loss To A 140-Person Remote Team With Kean Graham

When life throws us curveballs, we either get knocked down and stay there or stand right back up and do better. Kean Graham, CEO of MonetizeMore, is someone who chose the latter, and in this episode, he joins Mitch Russo to share the incredible story that took him from incurring a $2.2 million loss to now operating a 140-person team completely remotely. He tells us about his hero’s journey beginning with conceptualizing and starting in a narrow niche to getting hit with a crippling blow and deciding to push through and rebuild again, now with a virtual team. He gives us some of the great lessons he learned throughout his experience, as well as some helpful tips and tools on starting a business and hiring a remote team. Follow through this great conversation to find wisdom and inspiration on what it takes to build a successful business, especially one that can take a hit.

FTC 198 | Business Networking

198: The Power Of Business Networking With Dr. Ivan Misner

There’s no way to overestimate the power of business networking. The relationships formed through such interactions will no doubt be invaluable to you as an entrepreneur down the line, so make the most of them. Dr. Ivan Misner is an entrepreneur and the founder of BNI, the world’s largest business networking organization. He sits down with Mitch Russo to talk about the finer details of successful business networking. If you’ve ever underestimated how powerful business networking can truly be, this discussion between Dr. Ivan and Mitch might just change your mind.

FTC 193 | Success Through Failure

197: Success Through Failure With Seth Godin

A single failure can either break you or make you into someone better. Claiming success after going through failure is no easy feat. Founder and CEO of Seth Godin Productions, Seth Godin, talks about his share of failures, how he used it as motivation, and his perspective when it comes to failing. He explains why it’s important to know what your target audience wants as opposed to pushing your product on them. Seth also gives a reminder on why it’s still necessary to take the human approach and start on building trust even at the expense of losing profit.

FTC 192 | Improving Your Business

196: The Vacation Effect: The Secret To Working Efficiently And Improving Your Business With Denise Gosnell

It’s only logical to think that if you aren’t working, then no work is getting done. CEO and Founder of The Vacation Effect and President of Denise Gosnell Consulting, Inc., Denise Gosnell, shares the secret to improving your business while not actually working. In this conversation with Mitch Russo, she talks about ways on how giving yourself space and time off can assist you in coming up with solutions to problems that you wouldn’t normally think of sitting in your office. Denise gives detailed real-life experiences of how she applied this in her life and how it resulted in success for her clients. She also gives tips on how to pinpoint your inefficiencies and turn it around to give balance in your life.


Be A Featured Guest

Want to be a guest on “Your First Thousand Clients?” We’re always on the lookout for brilliant, successful business owners who can help our audience grow or start their company.

On Your First Thousand Clients, we are looking ONLY for experienced CEOs, business leaders, successful entrepreneurs who are highly appreciated by the audience. You are making a contribution to the world with your interview, you are helping others and we will showcase your success.

Your First Thousand Clients is NOT for everyone. Mitch will challenge you, make you dig deep for his audience to ensure your interview is powerful, entertaining and insightful.

Please note: If you do not have the experience of having grown a business to at least 1000 clients, then do not apply. Yes, we check and yes, it’s important.

Before submitting your application, please download and listen to an episode of your choice. Please share below which episode you listened to and what was your favorite part of that episode.

If you are confident that you would be an amazing guest for the show, are willing and able to be outgoing, energetic and effusive, please submit your application now. Someone will be in contact soon!