Archive for November 2015

Nov 2015

050: Randy Pausch – The Art Of Being Grateful

050-randy-pitunes-podcastWelcome to another episode of The Six Figure Side Gig Podcast!

In today’s episode I share with you a powerful lecture given by Randy Pausch at Carnegie-Mellon University in 2007. For those of you that don’t know, at the time Randy had recently been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer and given 3 to 6 months of quality life left. The lecture series was called “Last Lecture”, with the premise that if the speaking professor had one lecture to give before dying this would be it. Instead of lecturing about what he would miss, Randy chose to focus and speak about really achieving your childhood dreams. Read more

Nov 2015

049: Dr. Kareem Samhouri – To Give Is To Gain

049-Dr-Kareemitunes-podcastWelcome to another episode of The Six Figure Side Gig Podcast!

Joining us today is Dr. Kareem Samhouri. Dr. Samhouri is a personal trainer and Doctor of Physical Therapy working with clients that include billionaires, Olympians, pro-athletes and bestselling authors. Because of the limitations of insurance for physical therapy, he developed a unique and refreshing approach to business and patient care compared to traditional medicine. Dr. Samhouri shares with me his strategy of converting his office from an insurance based practice to personal training. This transition allows him to work with clients in greater numbers and offer physical therapy at no charge. Read more

Nov 2015

048: Autumn Witt-Boyd – Be Legally Prepared & Protected For Success

048-autumn-bitunes-podcastWelcome to another episode of The Six Figure Side Gig Podcast!

Joining us today is Autumn Witt-Boyd. Autumn is a business attorney specializing in working with entrepreneurs. Because copyright and trademark laws are in federal jurisdiction, she is able to represent on-line businesses across the nation. Autumn and I discuss the basic needs of a start up to the very complex questions of protecting entrepreneurial intellectual property. She also touches on “common law rights” that allow certain basic protections for small businesses in the first few months of operation. Read more

Nov 2015

047: Brian Piercy – Case Study: The Real Estate Game

047-brian-pitunes-podcastWelcome to another episode of The Six Figure Side Gig Podcast. On today’s show we are re-visiting with Brian Piercy as he continues to build his six figure side gig.

Today Mark catches up with Brian since his last interview on Six Figure Side Gig in episode 6. Then Brian was just starting his side gig based on his success in real estate. In this interview Brian shares his progress on the detailed action plan formulated in the last meeting. Read more

Nov 2015

046: Dr. Dan Ritchie – Targeting an Underserved Aging Population in Personal Fitness


Joining us today is Dr. Dan Ritchie. Dan is the co-founder of the Functional Aging Institute, author of the bestselling book, Never Grow Old, and was the Personal Fitness Professional’s “Personal Trainer of the Year”, in 2014. Dan’s primary business focus is the overall health and fitness of the baby boomer generation and older, both in the United States and abroad. Dan and I discuss the demand that the older portion of the population has for personal training. Read more

Nov 2015

045: Rebecca Ferente – The Making Of A #1 Best Selling Author

045-Rebeccaitunes-podcastWelcome to another episode of The Six Figure Side Gig Podcast!

Joining us today is Rebecca Ferente. Rebecca is a certified Author Coach, soon to be owner of Book Chix Publishing and one of the authors of Publish & Produce: Sell Your Product, Service Or Lecture Using A Book As Your Business Card. Rebecca shares how Book Chix Publishing assists authors with the publishing process and getting their books on any of the best seller’s lists. Read more

Nov 2015

044: The Anatomy of Greatness – Becoming A New York Times Best Seller

lewis-hitunes-podcastToday we are doing a throwback to an interview I did with the Master of Greatness – Lewis Howes. When we taped this interview Lewis shared his journey of writing and publishing his yet to be released book The School of Greatness. Lewis’ book has since been released and as of this morning is on the New York Times Bestseller List.

Lewis is an ex-professional athlete, international keynote speaker and founder of a multi-million dollar media empire and now New York Times Bestselling author. Read more

Nov 2015

043: Julian Hosp – Pro Kite Surfer to Medical Doctor to Entrepreneur

043-julianitunes-podcastWelcome to another episode of The Six Figure Side Gig Podcast!

Joining us today is Dr. Julian Hosp. Julian is an author, speaker, Medical Doctor and former professional kite surfer. He is also the author of the soon to be released book, 25 Stories I would tell my Younger Self. Julian shares how he spent several years competing as a kitesurfer while pursuing his medical degree. Realizing, after becoming an M.D., that he would not be content with the 70-80 hour a week grind required of a physician, Julian decided to leave the profession. Read more