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Mike Regina presents
The Opposite Entrepreneur
Mike Regina interviews business leaders and entrepreneurs who share the unique strategies that have made them successful. Mike Regina is a motivational leader, speaker, and business builder whose entrepreneurial journey began at the age of 15. Today, Mike operates multiple companies across diverse industries. Learn more and connect with Mike at:
September 9, 2021
035: Actionable Ways To Leverage Social Selling for B2B Sales
Today on The Opposite Entrepreneur, we are joined by a special guest from Australia, Paul Higgins. Paul is the founder of Paul Higgins Mentoring, a business mentor and sales strategist specializing in building sales systems for consulting businesses. He has over 30 years in helping businesses leverage their network and has lead large sales teams at Coca-Cola for 18 years. Paul’s passion for sharing his sales skills and experience with business leaders and consultants shines in this episode as he gives valuable strategies to help scale your business. Connect with Paul Higgins via his website: <a href='
August 25, 2021
034: How Incorporating ‘Hype’ into Your Branding Can Change The Landscape of Your Business with Michael Schein
Michael Schein, President of MicroFame Media, joins us today on The Opposite Entrepreneur! MicroFame Media is a content marketing and strategy agency that turns consultants into celebrities through thought leadership training, niche market research, and his 12 steps to hype marketing.Today Michael will discuss the power of hype in marketing and how it can turn your business from unknown to well-known. He will share his effective strategies to scale your business by researching people like propaganda artists, cult leaders, and A-list celebrities. This conversation sure will change the way you approach your brand or company’s marketing.Connect with Micro Fame Media via their website: Connect with Michael on LinkedIn:
August 12, 2021
033: Selling with Intention for Higher Results with Charlie Chi
In this episode, Charles Chi, a serial entrepreneur, and Principal of The Sierra Crew talks about his experience of leadership and holding ground in fluctuating markets as a start-up. He has served in leadership positions across many industries and is going to share his advice on how to maintain a successful company culture while developing a business from the ground up. Charlie discusses how to create a vision, execute change, and proven strategies that will increase sales. Connect with Charlie via his website: Connect with Charlie on LinkedIn:
July 29, 2021
032: How to Shift and Pivot in Business with Shark Tank Alumni Stephan Aarstol
The Opposite Entrepreneur Podcast (hosted by Mike Regina) is joined by a well-known author, entrepreneur, and founder of Tower Stand Up Paddle Boards, Stephan Aarstol. Stephan discusses his journey of trial and error through multiple business ventures. His success and triumphs were honored in Entrepreneur, Forbes, and he is represented at the Harvard Business School. In this episode, Stephan dives into his experience on the popular TV show Shark Tank. He speaks on the 5-hour workday experiment he designed, strategies to increase your productivity, and the importance of patience as an entrepreneur.Stephan is an Ecommerce disruptor and well-known entrepreneur out in San Diego, California. His entrepreneurial journey in Ecommerce began during the peak of the direct-to-consumer business boom. He went from selling poker chips to paddleboards when he realized how expensive it was to start a new hobby. Since then, he has become a pioneer in the Ecommerce industry. He teaches us the importance of diversification in business and how to pivot and adapt when your business goes south. Connect with Stephan via his website:
July 7, 2021
031: The Power of Mindset with Joel Primus: How to Transform Your Work/Life Balance and Find Your Why
The Opposite Entrepreneur Podcast (hosted by Mike Regina) is joined by entrepreneur, transformational coach, and author Joel Primus. His passion is helping entrepreneurs and executives cultivate balance on their path to personal and professional success.Joel has competed as a runner at world championships, built international brands, co-founded a Nasdaq-listed company, and raised millions of dollars for start-ups. At the beginning of his journey, he found himself consumed by the business world, leaving no time for himself or his family. It wasn't until he was in the hospital he realized something had to give. That's when he knew it was time to shift his mindset and create a sustainable lifestyle where he can grow as an entrepreneur without sacrificing himself. He shares invaluable lessons on finding your why, how to implement objective-based marketing, and breakthrough boundaries to take your career to new heights!Connect with Joel via his website:
June 23, 2021
030: How to Leverage the Power of Psychology to Increase Sales and Become a Better Negotiator with Jonathan Pritchard
The Opposite Entrepreneur Podcast (hosted by Mike Regina) is joined by an entertainer, speaker, and author, Jonathan Pritchard, who has appeared on America's Got Talent, performed for United States troops overseas, and traveled the world to entertain audiences as a mentalist. He talks about the science behind why people do what they do, identifies multiple layers of human perception, and how to use these takeaways to form a custom-fit business process that benefits all. Jonathan shares his 25 years of experience to teach us his strategies in dynamic presentations and demonstrations of mind-to-mind communication.This is a fascinating episode you don't want to miss!Connect with Jonathan via his website:
June 9, 2021
029: Learn Vision Planning Strategies To Help Scale Your Business with Jeff Chastain
In today's episode of The Opposite Entrepreneur, Business Coach and Founder of Admnetus, Jeff Chastain, shares his proven solution strategies by working smarter, not harder. He will uncover the four pillars that you need to implement to scale up your business and identify the resources to make it happen. You will finish this podcast with new strategies to leverage your business and gain tools that will allow you to get more clarity on your business's goals.Connect with Jeff via his website: Check out his podcast, Building to Scale here: <a href='
May 13, 2021
028: How To Take Back Control Of Your Life With Byron Morrison
In this podcast, high-performance coach, speaker, and author from the UK, Byron Morrison, shares with us the experience that made him ditch the traditional workplace and become his own boss. He takes us on a journey through a career change, setbacks in starting his business, and the success of his new venture. Byron’s mission is to help impact-driven CEOs dare bigger and achieve more by using his unique approach to mindset and emotional control. You will finish this podcast with new strategies to attract business and gain a different perspective on using mindset to reshape how you live.Are you ready to gain back control? Check out this episode of The Opposite Entrepreneur! Connect with Byron via his website:
April 12, 2021
027: Understanding the Importance of Authenticity in Leadership with Marney Andes
In this episode, Marney Andes shares her entrepreneurial experiences fueled at a young age through pageants and experiences from her dad that grew into mentorship and talent development for other entrepreneurs. Marney's energy and drive are contagious. She shares the importance of pursuing your passion no matter what stage you find yourself in, business, or in life. Her latest book, “Start With The Give-Me Shots,” is centered around her dad’s life lessons that include storytelling and real-life examples that can catapult your personal and professional life. We guarantee that you will leave ready to pursue your venture after listening to this episode!This is an episode you won't want to miss... 👀 You can connect with Marney via her website: Connect with Marney on LinkedIn: Buy her book, "Start With The Give-Me Shots" here: <a href='
March 30, 2021
026: Using Creative Strategy to Face the Future Fearlessly
Dr. Caroline Brookfield, the founder of Artfulscience, joins us today on The Opposite Entrepreneur. Dr. Brookfield is a creative disruptor who teaches companies strategic creative planning to increase their ROI, improve their business performance, and enhance employee experience. Dr. Brookfield will share proven ways to connect creativity with failure and how to dismantle your creative discomfort. You can connect with Caroline via her website: Connect with Caroline on LinkedIn: <a href='
March 16, 2021
025: How Entrepreneurs Fail Forward and Break Through Barriers
In this episode, business founder, best-selling author, life mentor, and strategic leader Lisa Lieberman-wang shares her experience of starting a 6 figure business at the age of 23 to lose everything and become a more robust and refined version of herself through failing forward. Lisa offers advice on communicating with others, working smarter, not harder, and the value of knowing your worth as a woman entrepreneur. You can connect with Lisa via her website: Brand You Become the Expert Book: <a href='
March 4, 2021
024: Understanding the History of the First Phillie Phanatic with Dave Raymond
In this episode, Dave Raymond shares his story of how he became the first Phillie Phanatic for the major league baseball team, the Philadelphia Phillies. This podcast will teach you the history behind the most beloved mascot in sports history!Dave took this opportunity and became a successful owner of multiple businesses, an author, creator of the first hall of fame for mascots, and a part of many leadership committees. Listening to this podcast will give you the confidence you need to follow your passion and bring your idea into action!This is an episode you won't want to miss... 👀You can connect with Dave Raymond via his website: Buy his book, "The Power of Fun" here: <a href='
February 16, 2021
023: Understanding Mental Healthcare and Strategic Leadership with Dr. Anthony DiFabio
Dr. Anthony DiFabio, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Acenda Integrated Health, joins us on The Opposite Entrepreneur podcast. Dr. DiFabio is an industry leader who focuses on organizational strategy and strategic development on both a state and national level. His willingness to take on a challenge head first allowed him to orchestrate the merger of Robins’ Nest, Cape Counseling Services, and NewPoint Behavioral Health Care to form Acenda. His dedication to reach the masses and innovative healthcare brought his company of 40 employees to 800. On this podcast, Anthony will express the importance of dedication to executing your goals, social entrepreneurship, and how to be a leader. This is an episode you won't want to miss...You can connect with Dr. Anthony DiFabio via his website: Connect with Dr. Anthony DiFabio on LinkedIn:
February 2, 2021
022: Everything Commitment and Communication with Bishop John Edmondson
Bishop John Edmondson, Pastor, and Founder of Victory in Christ Church Christian Center joined us to talk about the importance of commitment and communication.From a young age, Bishop John was given the opportunity to find his internal strength and perseverance for challenging situations. What many people would call "unfortunate," he considers learnable lessons. He shares his story on how the challenges he was faced with were a sign of what he can handle. More importantly, those situations are what molded him into the leader he is today. After college, Bishop John dedicated himself to full-time ministry. He was determined to reach the masses opened the doors to Victory in Christ Christian Center with his high school sweetheart, Pastor Isha Edmondson. Bishop John is here to talk about sustaining relationships, never fearing change, and holding leadership in the community. This is an episode you won't want to miss... 👀You can learn more about Victory in Christ Christian Center via their website: You can connect with Bishop John Edmondson via Facebook:
January 7, 2021
021: Saying Yes to No with Jesse and Carl from Trade Roots
In this episode, we are joined by Jesse Pitts and Carl Giannone, the faces of patience and opportunity. Jesse and Carl share their journey of pushing boundaries in order to achieve their dreams of opening a 16,000-foot cannabis production facility and storefront. They share their experiences of how setbacks can make you stronger, how you must constantly adapt to change, and how saying 'Yes' to 'No' is critical to success. Jesse and Carl began in two completely different businesses: Construction and Wall Street. Carl went to school for business while Jesse studied science. You can see how this dynamic duo decided to blaze their path to the cannabis industry. Founded in 2017, Trade Roots is now on its way to its grand opening in early 2021. You can learn more about Trade Roots via LinkedIn: You can connect with Jesse via LinkedIn: You can connect with Carl via LinkedIn:
December 10, 2020
020: Fearing Less to Succeed More with Leor Hemo
In this podcast episode, Leor Hemo takes us on his journey of growing up in Israel, following the cultural tradition of joining the Israeli armed forces and later pursuing his dream of living in the United States of America. With 1,000 dollars in his pocket and a car with an oil leak, Leor began his journey in Los Angeles, cleaning carpets in some of the most known cities like Compton. With perseverance, faith, and passion, he is now President of Vantage Commercial Real Estate of South Jersey. Let's hear it for Leor Hemo! You can connect with Leor via his website: Connect with Leor on LinkedIn: <a href='
November 25, 2020
019: Being the Solution to a Problem with PJ Bellomo
PJ Bellomo strives on finding solutions to any problem that comes his way. He doesn't wait until a problem arrives, he finds the issue and digs deeper into what can be done to make it the best product or service out there. With an innovative mind and a go-getter mentality, PJ has over 25 years in start-up companies as a turnaround specialist. He has worked in industries across the spectrum from software to environmental protection. In this episode, PJ takes us on his journey to find his "happy space" and what fuels him every day to keep going.You can connect with PJ via his website: Connect with PJ on LinkedIn: <a href='
November 12, 2020
018: The Importance of Chasing Your Dreams with Terry Finley
Terry Finley, former captain of the United States Army, and current President and CEO of West Point Thoroughbreds, joined us today on the Opposite Entrepreneur to talk about finding your passion and following your dreams. Terry studied Mechanical Engineering at West Point, served as an artillery officer, and left the Army as a captain after 8 years. He is a true believer in following your dreams and allowing yourself to be uncomfortable while trying something new. In this episode, he shares with us how he took a chance in career paths and ended up building West Point Thoroughbreds, the largest syndicator of thoroughbred racehorses in North America. He is also part-owner of the 2017 Kentucky Derby winner, Always Dreaming. If you like hearing success stories of triumph and perseverance, this is the podcast for you.You can connect with Terry via his website: Connect with Terry on LinkedIn:<a href='
October 29, 2020
017: Creating Vision and Executing Change with Jeff Wooten
In this episode, Jeff Wooten, Vice President and Executive HR of Avis Budget Group, talks about his experience of international leadership, and creating a vision in constantly changing times. He shares how to sustain a successful work culture between managers and employees, specifically when bringing business abroad. Jeff shares advice on creating vision, executing change, and how to identify and approach any hurdles along the way.You can connect with Jeff on LinkedIn: <a href='
September 22, 2020
016: Showing Up, Over-Deliver, and Over-Communicate with Chris Leggett
In this episode, Chris Leggett shares her story on how he went from swimming for American University to driving across the country to pursue his dreams in film production. His passion for film gave him the confidence to graduate from college, pack up his car, and head West to California with his college buddy. For the first few months, he slept in his car, drove back and forth from Los Angeles to San Diego to make ends meet. At the time he was working upwards of 16 hours a day, juggling two jobs, but little did he know he was on the fast track to fulfilling his goals of being a film producer. As co-producer of the Amazon original, Honey Boy, Chris Legget is now co-owner of Delirio Films and is the epitome of finding your purpose.You can connect with Chris via his website: Connect with Chris on LinkedIn: <a href='