Noah Rickun, President, Turning the Table on Mike to Uncover Success Secrets – Episode 101

Noah Rickun is the President of ETE Reman who was with Mike before on episode 44. Mike’s become used to asking the questions but this time things are a bit different as Noah plays the role of the very first How’d it Happen 'guest host', turning the table on Mike to dig a little more…

Episode 100, Humbled and Inspired by These Words of My Podcast Guests

In this special 100th episode, I reached out to the first 100 guests to share their experience on the How'd It Happen Podcast. I got a great response and just want to share some of those responses with you. I was humbled and inspired. I'm grateful to these successful people, for helping us get to…

Nicole Holland, Powerhouse Podcaster, Bringing Listeners the Fire Inside You – Episode 88

Nicole Holland is a highly sought-after Media Strategist & Coach, specializing in Podcasts & Podcast Guesting. She held a coveted “New & Noteworthy” distinction from Apple Podcasts for over 2 years, was named in The Huffington Post as one of “5-Must-Follow Women Entrepreneurs”, and has been featured on popular podcasts and publications including Entrepreneur Magazine,…

John Corcoran, Partner at Rise 25, Get More Clients and Referrals with Podcasting – Episode 81

John Corcoran is a partner at Rise 25, a company that helps B2B businesses get more clients, referrals and strategic partners through their ‘done for you’ podcast service. He’s also host of the The Smart Business Revolution podcast where he interviews today’s top entrepreneurs and authors to reveal how they use relationships to grow their businesses and their incomes. John graduated…

Alex Kowalski, CEO Proves the Power of the 80/20 Principle – Episode 39

Alex Kowalski is the CEO of Performance Complete Metal Solutions, a Little Chute, WI based contract manufacturer of metal assemblies and the CEO of Alta Exchange Group, a company that specializes in investment property sales strategies. He’s also a commercial real estate investor and a member of the Young President’s Organization. Alex was recruited to…

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…

Red Flags Entrepreneurs Can’t Ignore and Betrayal – Episode 28.5

In this 3rd video episode with Aleta Norris, co-founder of Living as a Leader, I share two stories about ignoring the signs of bad business deals and how I was betrayed by one of my earliest employees, and how it has changed my approach. (Watch here https://youtu.be/y4WdXOKdgzc ) In the first story you'll learn how…