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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 191 | Creative Thinking

195: Creative Thinking: The Secret To Awakening Possibilities With Geoff Hughes

As people grow older, the lesser they are willing to take big risks, and coming up with creative solutions and ideas become a problem, resulting in minimal possibilities for success. In cases like this, creative thinking becomes a critical factor in looking for things to improve. President of Geoff Hughes, Geoff Hughes, bares it all in this episode with Mitch Russo as he talks about his past and how it molded him into who he is. He talks about how perspectives can play a crucial role in defining who you are as a person and how it affects your business. Geoff shares a specific strategy that he likes to use that has been proven time and again to be effective in reconstructing your identity.

FTC 195 | Selling Tech

194: Selling Tech With Joe Sexton

Selling tech isn’t the easiest thing to do, especially if the tech you’re selling is something completely new, with absolutely no exposure in the world. But it’s certainly not an impossibility if the people tasked with putting your product out there know exactly how to sell it. Joe Sexton is a mentor and advisor to several big Silicon Valley CEOs. Joe speaks with Mitch Russo about the science that is sales, especially in a sector as competitive as tech. Having trouble getting people to invest in your tech? Joe is here to help you find your footing!

FTC 194 | Spirit Airlines

193: Lessons From The Fall And Rise Of Spirit Airlines With Ben Baldanza

If your strategy aims at changing the world, then it can surely encourage a positive domino effect. In this episode, Mitch Russo interviews Ben Baldanza the CEO of Diemacher LLC, Independent Board Director of JetBlue Airways, and podcast host of  Airlines Confidential. As an accomplished leader, Ben has worked with American Airlines. From there, at an increasing level of responsibility, he went to Continental, Northwest, and US Airways until 2005, when he accepted the role of President of Spirit Airlines. Ben’s journey paved the way to standing out and changing how airlines function. He shares the four pillars that make any consumer-facing business a powerful proposition. He also narrates how he and his Spirit Airline team converted over time from an airline that was low-cost by default to an airline that was low-cost by design.

FTC 197 | Workplace Culture

192: How Workplace Culture Shapes Your Work With Chris Cochran

Most people downplay its importance, but workplace culture is a crucial factor in how well your business does down the line. Your workplace culture, your values, must be an extension of who you are as a person – otherwise, it’s something you deliberately rebel against. Chris Cochran is the CEO of FreightWise. Joining Mitch Russo, Chris shares his journey towards becoming a CEO and how workplace culture has shaped that journey. The story of Chris is compelling and inspiring, and you definitely don’t want to miss it!

FTC 196 | Meant For More

191: Meant For More: The Process Of Changing Your Life With Lisa Sasevich

Have you ever had that feeling that you are meant for more? So many people walk around without knowing their bigger purpose. In this episode, Mitch Russo’s guest, Lisa Sasevich, reminds us of how we can bring more abundance to our own lives and the lives of other people. Known by many as the Queen of Sales Conversion, Lisa has taught over 15,000 entrepreneurs how to sell without being pushy or salesy. She is also the author of Meant for More, a book that guides people into taking advantage of their unique skills. Today, she explains the formula for turning knowledge into profits, including making peace with sales and identifying your unique value. Tune in as Lisa reveals a gift at the end of the interview!


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!