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Hustle & Flowchart: Mastering Business & Enjoying the Journey

The Hustle & Flowchart Podcast with Joe Fier is all about how to build a business so it gives you the freedom and fuel for your life. We discuss systems, mindset tweaks, reframes, and strategies for entrepreneurs (and really anyone) to enjoy the process of being in business and having fun. This isn't for the entrepreneur looking to build a billion dollar business, rather someone who is looking to build systems that work for you, so you can make more money than you need just by working part-time. I was a chronic hustle-mode kinda guy and I want to share my experiences and mentors I've met along the way to help you reframe things so you can be the most effective as an entrepreneur. Join in conversations with Joe Fier and various mentors sharing principles and strategies to put this into action for yourself. Please enjoy and share with your friends! Listen Notes
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Now displaying: April, 2023
Apr 27, 2023

Get ready for an empowering conversation with a true game-changer! 

In this episode, Joe sits down with Amber Spears, an entrepreneur and founder of East 5th Avenue, one of the top affiliate marketing agencies today. They talk about the changes they’ve gone through personally since the last time they spoke, including Amber’s firsthand experience with the dangers of the hustle culture and the importance of finding balance and true fulfillment in life.

Amber shares her inspiring journey that goes from being addicted to being busy and the hardships she had to face, to realizing that true success comes from being connected to yourself and others. 

Joe and Amber delve into separating your personhood from your business and leaning on the people around you to keep you grounded in reality. 

They also discuss the power of relationships and treating your team and partners with respect, which is essential for a successful affiliate program and business in general. 

This episode will leave you feeling inspired thinking about what fulfilled means to you. Tune in and get ready to shift your mindset!

Some topics discussed in this episode:

  • Ditching the hustle: How slowing down and reconnecting with yourself can bring true fulfillment.
  • Finding your passion: Why constantly chasing the next big thing won't lead to true happiness.
  • Relationships rule: Discover how emotional intelligence and connecting with others can take your business and personal life to the next level.
  • Unleash your potential: Letting your true self shine is the key to personal growth and success.
  • Power of community: Surrounding yourself with amazing people can be the game-changer you need.
  • Transferable skills: Learn how skills developed in business can benefit your personal life and vice versa.
  • Breaking free: Respecting your past self but knowing to have a better  future, you must shed those old coping strategies. 
  • Prioritize yourself: It's not selfish to put yourself first - it's essential.
  • Hustle's dark side: How the hustle culture can take pieces of yourself to fill up the bank
  • People matter: Despite the buzz around AI and technology, it's real people who make a business thrive.
  • Relationship building: How treating your team and partners with respect is the key to a successful affiliate program.
  • Be your true self: Embracing your authentic self can bring you greater happiness and success than pretending to be who you think your business needs you to be
  • Find your enough: Amber's inspiring story of discovering what truly matters and finding fulfillment through saying “this is enough.” 

Here are a couple of other episodes you might enjoy that are similar to this one with Amber: 

How to contact Amber Spears:

References & links mentioned:

Thanks for tuning into this episode of the Hustle & Flowchart Podcast!

If the information in these conversations and interviews have helped you in your business journey, please head over to iTunes (or wherever you listen), subscribe to the show, and leave me an honest review.

Your reviews and feedback will not only help me continue to deliver great, helpful content, but it will also help me reach even more amazing entrepreneurs just like you!

Apr 24, 2023

In this episode, Joe chats with Roland Frasier, a seasoned entrepreneur and investor with a wealth of experience in the business world. Roland's unique perspective on business and creativity is the result of a combination of inputs, with a 50-50 split between business and creative influences. 

His focus on lateral thinking and intentionally pursuing expansive thought processes has been key to his success, as he approaches problems from multiple angles in a non-linear manner.

Roland shares his strategy for pursuing multiple perspectives to generate creative solutions, emphasizing the suspension of disbelief and staying open to new possibilities. 

He stresses the importance of being comfortable with uncertainty, allowing problems to move into the unconscious to access the full potential of creative problem-solving abilities. 

Roland also encourages keeping an open loop of thoughts and tracking ideas through journaling or voice memos, as convenience is a driver of creativity.

The episode dives into Roland's business framework and how he brings value, as well as the importance of purpose-driven content consumption and creating wealth alongside income. 

Listeners will also learn how to keep their expectations reasonable and stay focused on their North Star. 

Tune in to this inspiring episode to learn from Roland's wealth of knowledge and experience in the business world.

Some topics discussed in this episode:

  • The Power of Business and Creativity: Robert's unique perspective was crafted through an equal blend of both worlds.
  • Unlocking Your Lateral Thinking: Discover how Robert's key focus on lateral thinking can help you approach problems from multiple angles in a non-linear manner.
  • Expand Your Mindset: Intentionally pursue expansive thinking to unlock a whole new level of success.
  • The Power of Multiple Perspectives: Embrace the strategy of pursuing multiple perspectives to generate truly creative solutions to any problem.
  • Believe in the Possibilities: Suspend disbelief and stay open to new possibilities. You never know where they might take you.
  • Comfortable with Uncertainty: Learn to embrace uncertainty to take on new challenges and seize opportunities.
  • Embrace Open-Loop Thinking: Keep your thoughts open and allow your creativity to generate innovative solutions.
  • The Unconscious Solution: Allow problems to move into your unconscious mind to access your full creative potential for problem-solving.
  • Capture Your Ideas: Keep track of your ideas and inspirations through journaling, voice memos, or any other means that works for you.
  • The Power of Convenience: Discover how convenience can drive creativity by allowing you to easily capture and develop your ideas.
  • Live Your Purpose: Don't live someone else's life. Pursue purpose-driven content consumption to stay true to your own path.
  • Follow Your North Star: Remove the filters that stand in the way of your true north and pursue your ultimate goals.
  • Create Wealth Alongside Income: Let your genius create your own retirement, not someone else's.
  • Reasonable Expectations: Learn how to keep your expectations reasonable and stay on the path to success.
  • Exploring Roland's Framework: Discover Roland's unique business framework and how it can bring value to your own entrepreneurial journey.

Here are a couple of other episodes you might enjoy that are similar to this one with Roland: 

How to contact Roland Frasier:

References & links mentioned:

Thanks for tuning into this episode of the Hustle & Flowchart Podcast!

If the information in these conversations and interviews have helped you in your business journey, please head over to iTunes (or wherever you listen), subscribe to the show, and leave me an honest review.

Your reviews and feedback will not only help me continue to deliver great, helpful content, but it will also help me reach even more amazing entrepreneurs just like you!

Apr 20, 2023

In this episode, Joe chats with James Schramko, who shares his inspiring journey from the sales world to the wild west of the online market space. Embracing change is not optional, but a necessity to thrive in this space. 

James highlights the importance of mastering change by acknowledging its power and potential. Finding balance between stability and flexibility is critical in a rapidly changing world, and it's essential to eliminate unproductive offerings and focus on high-performing elements to maximize your business potential. 

James also reveals his powerful data-driven process for successfully rebranding a decade-old business with confidence and clarity, as well as how he was able to increase his prices while retaining nearly all of his subscribers. 

James stresses the importance of returning to your true path when you find yourself lost on the wrong road. He believes in living life to the fullest while you still can and prioritizing your health metrics to thrive as an entrepreneur. 

Along with this, Joe shares his own story of finding his way back to his true passions. 

Listeners are encouraged to seize the day and prioritize their health and well-being to thrive as entrepreneurs. Remember, change isn't just a choice, it's a necessary part of growth and progress. Embrace it, master it, and watch your life and business flourish.

Some topics discussed in this episode:

  • James's Journey: From the sales world to the wild west of the online market space.
  • Embracing Change: If you want to thrive in the online space, change is not an option, it's a necessity.
  • Mastering Change: The first step to mastering change is to acknowledge its power and potential. 
  • Equilibrium in Motion: Discover the importance of finding balance between stability and flexibility in a rapidly changing world.
  • More Value, More Worth: Learn how James was able to increase his prices while retaining nearly all of his subscribers.
  • Data-Driven Mastery: Uncover James's powerful process for successfully rebranding a decade-old business with confidence and clarity.
  • Maximizing Your Business Potential: Eliminate unproductive offerings and focus on high performing elements.
  • Joe's Story: Joe's journey from losing connection with his audience to finding his way back to his true passions.
  • Return to Your True Path: If you find yourself lost on the wrong road, remember that it's never too late to go back to where you felt most alive. 
  • Carpe Diem: Live your life to the fullest while you still can.
  • Two Phases to Thrive: Your success as an entrepreneur is not just about business metrics, it's also health metrics. 

How to contact James:

References & links mentioned:

Thanks for tuning into this episode of the Hustle & Flowchart Podcast!

If the information in these conversations and interviews have helped you in your business journey, please head over to iTunes (or wherever you listen), subscribe to the show, and leave me an honest review.

Your reviews and feedback will not only help me continue to deliver great, helpful content, but it will also help me reach even more amazing entrepreneurs just like you!

 

Apr 18, 2023

In this episode, Joe sits down with Greg Merrilees, an entrepreneur who has built a thriving design business from the ground up. Greg shares his journey of being squeezed out of his t-shirt business 10 years ago and pivoting to a new venture that brings true value to his clients.

Throughout the episode, Greg provides valuable insights into the world of design and entrepreneurship, including how to stay focused on your goals, demystifying AI, and capturing brands and personalities in his designs. He also shares the core principles of design that influence his work and the psychological drivers he incorporates into his designs.

But it's not all about business! Greg emphasizes the importance of finding balance outside of work, sharing his personal journey of scaling down his workload and prioritizing self-care.

He also discusses the routines and disciplines he uses to stay sharp and energized, and the importance of finding happiness and fulfillment outside of your business. Whether you're an entrepreneur looking to build a successful business or simply looking for inspiration to live a fulfilling life, this episode has something for everyone!

And... him and his team at Studio1Design are the ones who created the brand new Hustle & Flowchart website! If you are looking to optimize your website or get a new one designed, they are my go-to team.

Take a comprehensive quiz Greg put together by clicking here and learn how to optimize your site! (You'll also be able to score some free social banners if you end up getting your site designed by them)

Some topics discussed in this episode:

  • The power of pivoting: Hear how Greg turned a challenging situation into a thriving business that brings true value.
  • Staying focused on your goals: Learn how a business coach can help you stay on track and push through tough times.
  • Design trends and inspiration: Discover how to keep up with the latest trends and select the best designs to bring your vision to life.
  • Demystifying AI: Learn how artificial intelligence can be a powerful tool for design, not a threat.
  • Core principles of design: Hear from an expert on the fundamental principles that make great design.
  • The psychology of design: Find out how to tap into the psychological drivers that can make your designs even more effective.
  • Capturing brands and personalities: Learn how to create designs that truly capture your clients' unique brand and personality.
  • The strategy of design: Discover why strategy is just as important as design itself when it comes to achieving your goals.
  • Finding balance: Hear from an entrepreneur who scaled down his workload and rediscovered his passion for life outside of business.
  • Prioritizing self-care: Learn the routines and disciplines that successful entrepreneurs use to stay sharp and energized.
  • Finding happiness outside of business: Discover the importance of having an outlet and finding fulfillment in all areas of life.

How to contact Greg Merrilees:

References & links mentioned:

Thanks for tuning into this episode of the Hustle & Flowchart Podcast!

If the information in these conversations and interviews have helped you in your business journey, please head over to iTunes (or wherever you listen), subscribe to the show, and leave me an honest review.

Your reviews and feedback will not only help me continue to deliver great, helpful content, but it will also help me reach even more amazing entrepreneurs just like you!

 

Apr 11, 2023

In this episode, Joe talks with Kimmy Seltzer, a confidence and style expert who helps people find their inner confidence and transform their lives. 

It’s wild that it just takes 7 seconds for someone to make a first impression. That can make or break a business deal or potential relationships in life. Kimmy & Joe talk about practical ways to do that, which ironically makes you feel more confident overall!

Kimmy shares her journey of transformation, from a therapist with the white picket fence to a divorcee in LA, and how one red dress helped her rediscover herself and unleash her inner confidence. 

She discusses the symbiotic relationship between inner and outer confidence and how starting with small, gamified micro-actions can help build a whole new level of confidence. 

Kimmy emphasizes the importance of owning your confidence, working from the outside inward, and making a positive first impression, as well as tips for making a good first impression and the power of self-love.

Discover the key strategies for creating new confidence habits, how to lead with confidence, and the 3C Rule for personal branding. Learn the tone of confidence and how it shapes a first impression in all areas of your life. 

Check out Kimmy's live and interactive workshops, weekly podcast Charisma Quotient, and her new show Dating IRL.

Kimmy also used to be a recurring guest on these topics with previous guest Jordan Harbinger - check out that episode after this.

Tune in to this episode for all this and more, and unleash your inner confidence for life!

Some topics discussed in this episode:

  • Unleashing Your Inner Confidence: Whether you're single or married, everyone deserves to feel great and have radiating confidence in all scenarios.
  • The Journey of Kimmy: From therapist with the white picket fence to a divorcee in LA, discover how she transformed herself and has become a media personality.
  • The Symbiotic Relationship Between Inner and Outer Confidence: When you start looking and feeling better, you move differently and exude a newfound sense of confidence.
  • The Confidence Strategist: Discover the key strategies for creating new confidence habits and rebuilding yourself from the outside in.
  • Gamifying Your Confidence: Starting with small, gamified micro-actions can help you build your way up to a whole new level of confidence.
  • Owning Your Confidence: Learn how to work from the outside inward, getting that confidence outwardly and then owning it inwardly.
  • The Power of a First Impression: One area of life will leak into others, so it's essential to make a good first impression because ultimately people do business with people they like.
  • How to Give Good Zoom: Discover how to be mindful of how you come across the camera and make a positive, lasting impression.
  • You Are Your Own Walking Brand: The 3 C Rule - the cut, color, and confidence of your clothes - is a critical factor in your personal brand.
  • The Tone of Confidence: The way you speak and your tonality are essential elements for making a great first impression.
  • The Power of Self-Love: It's not just about dating confidence, but about falling in love with yourself and exuding that confidence in every aspect of your life.
  • Leading with Confidence: Discover how Kelly helped a client loosen up and become more authentic as a leader in their industry.
  • Confidence for Life: Whether you're seeking dating confidence or just looking to love yourself more, join us for this inspiring episode on how to unleash your inner confidence and transform your life.

References & links from the episode:

 

Apr 7, 2023

In this episode, Joe chats with Mike Prince, an entrepreneur and professional extreme athlete who's overcome a lot. Mike's journey from salesman to flyboarder to retreat founder is nothing short of inspiring, and he shares how self-care, cold exposure and breathwork played a key role in his success.

Mike and Joe dive into practical tips for expanding your time, staying present, and incorporating breathwork into your routine. You'll hear how breathwork helped Mike recover from Lyme disease, and they even explore different techniques like the box and Wim Hof methods -- try it with us during the episode!

Mike and Trevor Turnbull assembeled a group of men (myself included) who have practiced these methods together virtually for 3+ months now -- these guys and practice have been a gamechanger.

They invite you to check out what they're doing at Extremely Conscious. The stuff we're doing is extremely timely for many of us entrepreneurs and men going through our own growth (and struggles).

There is a retreat coming up and more to follow. Go here to learn about the retreat and what's going down there.

So, get ready to feel inspired and empowered by Mike's story and tips.

Some topics discussed in this episode:

  • Breaking the stereotype: Why self-care is important for men too.
  • Mike's journey: From salesmen to flyboarder to successful entrepreneur.
  • What is flyboarding? Discover this exciting extreme sport.
  • Chance encounter: How Mike Prince and Trevor Turnbull met and founded Extremely Conscious 
  • Losing the spark: Getting lost in the grind and how it can drain your passion for life.
  • Finding your way: How the retreat for men can help you reignite your fire.
  • Creating time: Tips for expanding your time and getting into a state of flow.
  • Slowing down: Why it's essential to take a break and how it can help the entrepreneur mind.
  • Practice makes perfect: How habits like breathwork take time and effort to master.
  • The power of presence: Why it's important to be present in every moment, from eating to working out.
  • Healing breath: How breathwork helped Mike recover from Lyme disease.
  • Breathe easy: Exploring different breathwork techniques, including the box and Wim Hof methods.
  • Guided breathwork: Mike leads us in a quick breathing practice to reset our minds and flow (experience it!)

References & links from the episode:

Thanks for tuning into this episode of the Hustle & Flowchart Podcast!

If the information in these conversations and interviews have helped you in your business journey, please head over to iTunes (or wherever you listen), subscribe to the show, and leave me an honest review.

Your reviews and feedback will not only help me continue to deliver great, helpful content, but it will also help me reach even more amazing entrepreneurs just like you!

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