Jerry Jendusa, How to Get Unstuck in your Business Part 2 – Episode 35

Jerry Jendusa has mastered how to get unstuck in your business and skyrocket results. He leverages his experience selling an aerospace business that he started in his basement, grew to $100 Million in revenue and employed more than 600 people. He teaches business owners, entrepreneurs, and business coaches how to get your business on a…

12 Minute CEO Lessons - I Ignored the Signs

12 Minute CEO Lessons – I Ignored the Signs – Episode 34.5

In this video episode Aleta Norris explores what went wrong when Mike "Ignored the Signs" during an acquisition, https://youtu.be/TsCe1TQRxws and how it helped him get a systematic process in place to acquire companies, instead of going on instinct and the notion of "We can fix it, we can fix anything." Aleta also chats with Mike…

Jerry Jendusa, How to Get Un-Stuck and Skyrocket your Business – Episode 34

Jerry Jendusa is the co-founder of STUCK Coaching and STUCK Fund 1 and, before that, the co-founder and CEO of EMTEQ a Wisconsin based aviation equipment manufacturing and engineering company he started in his basement, grew to more than 600 employees producing $100 Million in revenue and sold to a strategic acquirer in 2014.   After graduating…

12 Minute CEO Lessons – All Lessons Come with Pain – Episode 33.5

In this video episode Aleta Norris explores why Mike believes "All Lessons Come with Pain" and how it how it helps us get up, get going and kept moving on to achieve our goals and get over the pain that we experience along the way. Watch the video https://youtu.be/fLbNlS7_9Vg. Aleta also chats with Mike about…

Monica Zhang, Questions from an Aspiring Global Entrepreneur – Episode 33

Monica Zhang is a highschool senior at Brookfield Academy.  Monica is an international student whose home is in Shanghai, China.   In a bit of a role reversal, Monica asked if she could interview Mike about entrepreneurship for her International Freedom Seminar project.  Her goal for the project is to write a case study for global entrepreneurism based on…

12 Minute CEO Lessons – Be Selfish and Like Your Grudges – Episode 32.5

In this short video episode, Aleta Norris explores why Mike believes "being selfish" helped him become a better leader, grow his company, and accomplish his goals. Watch the Video https://youtu.be/IrhEkQJewqw Aleta also chats with Mike about why he eventually decided to "Like his Grudge," after he realized that his grudge towards a competitor was distracting…

Lance Allan, Diverting from the Script with Top Athletes – Episode 32

Lance Allan is the lead Sports Anchor for WTMJ Channel 4, a position he started preparing for as a high school student in Rice Lake, WI.  Lance is a University of Wisconsin – Madison graduate and has twice been named the Wisconsin Sportscaster of the Year.   Prompted by a question his English teacher asked of the…

The First Tragedy, I Didn’t Sign Up for This – Episode 31.5

Mike shares the first tragedy, about the tragic death of his employee, Billy, who died from performing the duties of his job. Mike tells the events of that tragic day as they unfolded, how he felt beside the casket wishing Billy was still here, and his struggle with unanswered questions. This tragic loss of life,…

Ryan Keepman, $100 Million CEO Managing Remotely – Episode 31

Ryan Keepman is the second-generation President of Evans Transportation, a transportation & logistics management company.  After graduating from UW Madison in 2004, Ryan began his career in sales where he learned the ropes working for Pitney Bowes selling postage meters essentially door to door. From there, he moved to Tri-State Expedited, a freight brokerage company, where…

10 Leadership Habits That Work, for Me at Least – Episode 30.5

Mike explores Leadership - the one thing that we easily recognize when it's terrible, feel empowered to take on anything when it's great, and can take a lifetime to master. Get your notepad ready because I know you will find some good leadership habits you will want to start using right away. Stay CalmBe RealAsk…