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Starve the Doubts

Summary: Jared Easley & friends have "fire-side" conversations that range from faith, life, family, business, personal and professional development. This show typically includes a guest that takes a big swim in "Lake You". We learn from examples of what to do and what not to do.

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 107 – Natalie Sisson – The Suitcase Entrepreneur (@nataliesisson & @zebwelborn) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 22:39

NATALIE SISSON Jared Easley together with co-host Zeb Welborn from Defining Success Podcast interviewed Natalie Sisson! Natalie is known as the “suitcase entrepreneur”. Natalie is running her six-figure online business from a laptop while travelling the world. Natalie is a number one best-selling author on a mission to create freedom in business and adventure in life by herself and a hundred thousand entrepreneurs by 2020. She will also be a speaker in the upcoming Podcast Movement 2014 in Dallas Texas! In this episode, you’ll learn: The key to successfully raise funds for your dream idea –“Have an awesome story! It’s all about the story” What is a suitcase entrepreneur? Natalie’s profession before she started becoming a Suitcase Entrepreneur What lead Natalie in becoming a suitcase entrepreneur When Natalie started her blogging business  Natalie’s encouragement for those who are just starting with their dream business –“Believe in yourself... Give yourself a permission to go on rocket!” Top three best places Natalie travelled around the globe -I. Spain II. Brazil III. Laos How Natalie transitioned from her previous jobs to becoming an entrepreneur Natalie talked about her workshop Social Media Boot Camp The coolest things Natalie experienced with her suite case entrepreneur lifestyle Virtual Teams: Where and How Natalie selects her own virtual team Project management tools Natalie used:  ASANA, Google Drive, Dropbox Natalie’s 100,000 People Movement to help others start a freedom online based business –“Life is short, build the business that you love that fits around your lifestyle.” Natalie’s advice for people who wants to start a suitcase entrepreneur lifestyle –“Have a clear vision in business and life!” The impact of having a vision in life and business Who are the people a suitcase entrepreneur attracts? The biggest mistakes Natalie made The importance of having a team in your business One thing Natalie is most proud of –“Making a difference in others lives.” Natalie defines success –“Living life on your own terms!” Does Natalie consider herself successful? Travelling as Natalie’s constant teacher Who is doing something that interests Natalie Sisson? Connect with Natalie at:, @nataliesisson Natalie Sisson’s message for all the listeners: “Go out there, and JUST DO IT!” Items mentioned: Podcast Movement 2014 Define Success Podcast Kick Starters Suitcase Entrepreneur Allies and Adversaries Social Media Boot Camp ASANA Google Drive Drop Box 100,000 People Movement Sally Hudson Video: How to Become a Suitcase Entrepreneur

 BONUS – Kary Oberbrunner – FREE Day Job to Dream Job Training (@karyoberbrunner) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 6:06

Kary Oberbrunner You may remember Kary from episode 67! Kary is back for a very special bonus episode. He & I had a chance to discuss some free training that he has offered to Starve the Doubts Listeners. Free Training: Click Here to Get Your FREE PDF Guide - Day Job to Dream Job Quick Start Launch with Kary Oberbrunner Video:  The Deeper Path by Kary Oberbrunner Video: Your Secret Name - Discover Who You Were Meant to Be Click Here to Get Your FREE PDF Guide - Day Job to Dream Job Quick Start Launch with Kary Oberbrunner Free Training:

 106 – Jerod Morris – Advice from the Director of Content for Copyblogger (@JerodMorris & @ElguetaLaura) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 27:08

Jerod Morris Jerod Morris is the Director of Content for Copyblogger Media. He is also the host and co-founder of  The Assembly Call which is a live expert reaction to every Indian University basketball game. Jerod is a writer, an editor, and one of the most creative podcasters that I have come across recently. You can check out his work by going to & listening to the LEDE podcast In this episode: What Jerod looks for when deciding on content to publish or topics to write about What makes content "shareable"? Where Jerod looks for inspiration for content Compliment vs Alternative: Posting the Audio companion to written blog posts Jerod's system for getting all of his writing done Tips to choose a theme that is right for your blog Google Hangouts vs Skype Making content “adaptable” for other platforms Ideal Topics for Evergreen Content Advice for hopeful writers Advice for those who do not want to write, but produce content Recommended Strategies from Copyblogger’s system for content that will help bloggers to grow their audience Video: The Lede Hangout Hotseat with Brian Clark

 Kary Oberbrunner - FREE Day Job to Dream Job Training | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 366

Kary Oberbrunner - FREE Day Job to Dream Job Training

 The Suitcase Entrepreneur with Natalie Sisson | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1358

The Suitcase Entrepreneur with Natalie Sisson

 Jerod Morris - Advice from the Dir of Content for Copyblogger Media (@jerodmorris & @ElguetaLaura) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1627

Jerod Morris - Advice from the Dir of Content for Copyblogger Media (@jerodmorris & @ElguetaLaura)

 027 – Seth Godin – Go Make A Ruckus! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 24:36

Seth Godin is the guest for Episode 27. Seth is an American entrepreneur, author and public speaker. He is the founder of the Domino Project which is changing the way that books are built, sold and spread. Seth is also the founder of, a fast-growing recommendation website. Seth writes the most popular marketing blog in the world. He is the author of outstanding books such as Survival is not Enough, The Purple Cow, The Dip, Permission Marketing, Tribes, Linchpin, The Icarus Deception just to name a few! For more info, connect with Seth on Twitter, Facebook or visit his blog. Here's what you'll learn from this episode: Seth shares some tips for the listeners who want to find ways to better connect with their audience Seth shares a failure and discusses a time that required him to chang his mind The story behind the Window Shopping and Macaroni Cheese How Seth overcame self doubt when he was going through difficult seasons of his life What Seth learned from the release of Survival is not Enough that prepped him for The Purple Cow Types of resistance Seth faces now in this stage of his career Seth offers some encouragement to the listeners who are working full time jobs, have a family, but want to create art and fly closer to the sun. The balance between creating art and being prudent - based on his recent blog posts that discuss changing tactics when the situation demands The people that interest Seth now Seth's final message to everyone: Go Make a Ruckus! In the meantime... Always treat others the way that they want to be treated, always do your best and remember to Starve the Doubts, Jared Easley

 026 – James Raffenaud – The Marriage Show | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 33:24

James Raffenaud is the guest for Episode 26.  James  is a fan of marriage. He is the host of The Marriage Show - a "late-night talk show" inspired event performed at churches and other venues. The show's focus is on making marriages stronger. You can watch or read what real couples are saying about the show. James is very creative with the "Best of Street Interviews from The Marriage Show" featuring Jim Carrey, Tom Arnold, Ron Pearlman. For more info, connect with James on Twitter, Facebook or find his show at iTunes. Here's what you'll learn from this episode: What "The Marriage Show" is all about and Why James created it What inspired and motivated James to start The Marriage Show The "Aha!" moment when James realized that this is something he wants to do The benefits of going to marriage counseling James favorite marriage interviews and why - on stage and on streets James shares his opinions on the advantages and disadvantages of getting married Why bother getting married What women need to know about men and vice versa James suggestions on how to communicate appreciation and respect to your spouse The importance of "couple time" when  you have children How to give your spouse the time he/she needs to take a leave when your children are all too young to care for themselves Should the distribution of specific chores (housework, yardwork, etc.) be done equally by both? Book recommendation: Three Free Sins by Dr. Steve Brown     Best of Street Interviews from The Marriage Show from James Raffenaud on Vimeo. In the meantime... Always treat others the way that they want to be treated, always do your best & remember to Starve the Doubts, Jared Easley

 025 – Erik Fisher – Beyond the To Do List | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 34:18

Erik Fisher is the guest for Episode 25.  Erik  is the host of Beyond the To Do List - a very popular podcast that focuses on perspectives and personal productivity. This show talks to a variety of people from friends to personal heroes about how they have managed their time, prioritized their tasks, and taken steps to avoid burnout. He is also the Social Media Correspondent & Contributor for the Podcast Answerman Show with Cliff Ravenscraft. He is the Social Media Manager for Indiana Wesleyan University, a public speaker and soon-to-be first time author! For more info, connect with Erik on Twitter or find his podcast at Stitcher. Here's what you'll learn from this episode: How Erik ideally starts his day Erik reveals a simple "cheat" for writing and journaling Top 3 Apps Erik used the most for his work His take on comort zones - Like or Dislike FB sponsored post - Like or Dislike How Erik first met Cliff Ravenscraft and started out a podcast with him What prompted Erik to start his own podcast Beyond the To Do List  Erik's tips and advice for people who want to start a blog or podcast but are not clear yet with their topics If you are new to podcasting, Erik shares some things to consider he learned from his podcast launching and social media visibility How to approach guests for interviews People who inspires and interest Erik In the meantime... Always treat others the way that they want to be treated, always do your best & remember to Starve the Doubts, Jared Easley

 024 – Tomi Grover, PhD – The Issue of Human Trafficking | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 48:40

Dr. Tomi Grover is the guest for Episode 24.  Tomi serves as a speaker, author, and teacher. She endeavors to enlighten a variety of audiences on the varied aspects of human trafficking. Additionally, she brings a message to respond to God’s call personally. I meetup with Tomi to do this episode at Panera Bread in Fort Worth, TX near TCU. I originally met Tomi at the SCORRE Conference and we had a powerful discussion about Human Trafficking. I sensed a need to interview her on the show. We used the Voice Memo app on my iPhone 4s to record our conversation over lunch. For more info, connect with Tomi on Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIN. Here's what you'll learn from this episode: Tomi is thrilled to announce a new book entitled “Compelled.” In the book, she explores the Christian church’s role, responsibilities, and response to the atrocities of human trafficking.  Tomi tells how God is compassionately compelling a response to human trafficking in the world. Tomi crafts messages on culture related topics about U.S. children’s vulnerabilities through media and technology including the blight of pornography on this generation. The issue of Human Trafficking is a big deal. Tomi provides some awesome resources to raise awareness and take action! Tomi founded TraffickStop in 2009. It's an educational initiative to advocate and engage people on human trafficking. She believes everyone needs to know more about human trafficking and how they can make a difference.  Book feature: In the meantime... Always treat others the way that they want to be treated, always do your best & remember to Starve the Doubts, Jared Easley

 023 – Jeff Goins – The In-Between | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 29:37

Jeff Goins is the guest for Episode 23.  Jeff is a writer. He loves compelling stories and worthy causes. He has a new book called The In-Between: Embracing the Tension Between Now & the Next Big Thing. He is passionate about helping others build their platform online. He also teaches the very successful online course - - How to Build an Online Audience. For more info, connect with Jeff on Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIN. Here's what you'll learn from this episode: Jeff discussed the difference between Self Publishing and Traditional Publishing Good writing vs Effective writing  The story behind his new book The In-Between   Why Jeff is challenging himself to move forward to the next level in terms of his writing and being an entrepreneur The difference between being driven and being led when it comes to on pursuing success and doing work Jeff shared his success and what has changed over the past 2 fruitful years How Jeff overcome self doubt when he first started writing and building his online platform Jeff's encouragement and tips for people who want to pursue their calling  What Jeff learned from the Wrecked Publishing process that he's applying to his book The offerings that are available for Jeff's book launch/pre-order Tribewriters  Book feature: In the meantime... Always treat others the way that they want to be treated, always do your best & remember to Starve the Doubts, Jared Easley

 022 – Michael Stelzner- My Kids’ Adventures | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 29:39

Michael Stelzner is the guest for Episode 22. Michael is a busy father of three girls and the founder of My Kids’ Adventures - an online magazine powered with fun ideas designed to make it easy for busy parents to create and implement awesome adventure experience back to the family! Michael is also the founder of Social Media Examiner, author of the books Launch and Writing White Papers and is the man behind large events such as Social Media Marketing World. For more info, connect with Michael on Twitter, Facebook, or Google+. Here's what you'll learn from this episode: How Michael starved his doubts and started his online website Social Media Examiner What drives Michael to develop My Kids' Adventures and what it is all about Advice for parents on raising awareness and taking action to combat digital addiction Michael shared some creative ideas from My Kids' Adventures for families: How to Have an Indoor Camping Experience, How to Create Glow-In-The-Dark Bowling in Your Home and more! What Michael learned from Social Media Examiner that has enable him to do differently for My Kids' Adventures How Michael reached thousands people to join and write for My Kids' Adventures Michael discussed what the "Write for Us" approach is If  you are interested to write for My Kids' Adventures, Michael shared the overview for the writing mechanics and processes   Advice for parents who to want to pursue their career and at the same time giving that sense of adventure to their families   In the meantime... Always treat others the way that they want to be treated, always do your best & remember to Starve the Doubts, Jared Easley

 021 – Jason Van Orden – Internet Business Mastery | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 34:33

Jason Van Orden is the guest for Episode 21. Jason is one of the Godfathers of Podcasting. He always has a plethora of interesting things to share. He is the co-founder of Internet Business Mastery - a community of Internet entrepreneurs dedicated to helping you escape the 9-to-5 by turning your life’s passion into an extremely profitable Internet business! For more info, connect with Jason on Twitter, Facebook, or YouTube. Here's what you'll learn from this episode: What Internet Business Mastery is all about and how Jason & Jeremy Frandsen started it Jason shared some inspiring success stories from the Internet Business Mastery Academy How Jason dealt and managed fears and failures along the way  Believing and investing in your product Building and connecting with the right audience to boost your product and brand Best tips and practices for people who want to get started Tips on repurposing content for multiple social media platforms How to get positive feedback from your customers Maximizing your online conversions and value by writing story based, audience connecting contents My favorite... "Just In Time Learning" Books mentioned in this episode: Uniqueability by Catherine Nomura StrengthFinders 2.0 by Tom Rath     In the meantime... Always treat others the way that they want to be treated, always do your best & remember to Starve the Doubts, Jared Easley

 020 – Chris Ducker – Leveraging Time By Hiring a Virtual Assistant | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 36:03

Chris Ducker is the guest for Episode 20. Chris is the founder and CEO of Virtual Staff Finder and the Live2Sell Group of Companies hiring more than 300 full-time employees. Chris is the master of his own domain and is considered one of the top experts when it comes to virtual business management. He is the mastermind of New Business Bootcamp, host of the New Business Podcast, and is a public speaker. He is currently doing some incredible things in Cebu, Philippines and recently opened Location 63, his first co-working space in Cebu. For more info, connect with Chris on Twitter, Facebook, or send him an email. Here's what you'll learn from this episode: The major key to being successful in a new economy The benefits of blogging and building your way to business success What is the New Business Bootcamp? How to maximize and leverage your time by hiring a virtual assistant How outsourcing and hiring a virtual assistant can be an advantage for many entrepreneurs Advice for entrepreneurs and business owners who are considering a change in name or brand Tips on blog management How Chris dealt with loneliness when he was starting out as an entrepreneur In the meantime... Always treat others the way that they want to be treated, always do your best & remember to Starve the Doubts, Jared Easley

 019 – Marty & Misty McPadden – Benefits of Repurposing Content & PodJam TV | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 31:20

Marty & Misty McPadden are the guests for Episode 19 with special co-host: Krystyn Chong. Marty & Misty are the hosts for where they share fun, informative tips on photography, social media, travel, food, apps, technology and life. The show was esigned to be a hub for people to jam and interact with the hosts. Marty & Misty's passion for blogging, fun and sharing is the foundation of their site. Collaboration is important to them and engagement is the key factor in their success.They are also the hosts of the Inspiring Connections Podcast. For more info, you can email them at Find them on Facebook or follow them on Twitter for updates and cool contests and giveaways. Here's what you'll learn from this episode: The difference in doing podcast and video cast Why content creators should consider using live video The benefits of Repurposing Content to reach a wider audience The best way to make friends online The future of social media Why authenticity matters when it comes to content creation The best practice and tips for engaging storytelling What is a klout score Representing a brand Marty & Misty have found inspiration from Jessica Northey, Chris Pirillo  & John Lee Dumas How the magic of collaborative writing contributed to Marty and Misty's success   *** Check out Marty & Misty's cool interview with Jessica Northey from! ** In the meantime... Always treat others the way that they want to be treated, always do your best & remember to Starve the Doubts, Jared Easley


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