Build Your Best Business

GrowthX and GrowthX Academy Co-Founder, Andrew Goldner joins Eric at the 3686 Conference in Nashville to talk making deals instead of breaking deals. Andrew shares how his time as a tech attorney inspired him to become a venture capitalist, seeking to help businesses grow and find value in their customers, not their products.

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TiE CON SE moderators, Dr. Traci Carte and Sid Mookerju join Eric live at the pitch event, hosted by TiE Atlanta. The two cover topics in their specific areas of expertise: cybersecurity and finance. Dr. Carte highlights what’s happening in the world of data and tips for protecting against an attack while Sid shares insight for entrepreneurs seeking to attract outside investments.

Direct download: EVH.TiE.07.26.17.Edited_Show_audio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:32pm EDT

The first three years of business can be the toughest. You hit infection points that can make or break you; you’re often running out of time and maybe even resources! In this episode, Eric and Brillar Media Co-Founder, Whitney Mendoza share lessons learned during the first three years of business and best practices for navigating the storm successfully.

Direct download: EVH.07.24.17.Edited_Show_audio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:00pm EDT

RocketHealth Founder, Dr. Jeremy Corbett joins Eric at the 36|86 conference in Nashville,TN to talk better healthcare tech focused on populations. Dr. Corbett explains the benefits of going all in on your business and how failing small places you on the path to achieve big success.

Direct download: EVH.07.20.17.Edited_Show_audio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:23pm EDT

A lot of products are more complex than we think! Luke Correale of Coffee Kind joins Eric live at the Dig South tech and entrepreneur conference to share how they seek to differentiate their product in a crowded market and provide the best ingredients to customers.

Direct download: EVH.07.19.17.DIG_South_Edited_Show.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:05pm EDT

Sparkle a New You Owner and Wellness Coach, Jacynta Harb joins Eric to share of her journey past the breaking point, discovering her true passion, leaving behind the “safety” of her corporate job. In this episode, Jacynta also highlights practical steps entrepreneurs can take to get and stay healthy.

Direct download: EVH.07.17.17.Edited_Show_audio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:12pm EDT

Mountain Man Ventures Founding Partner and Executive Director, Nick Smoot, joins Eric in Nashville for the 3686 conference to share why he focuses on finding treasures “in the woods” where most other venture capital firms never look. Nick reminds startups to focus on their weakness to achieve their dreams and that following your own voice is often what leads to that success.

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:06pm EDT

Chris Oberste and Lewis Motion of WEAV3D, along with Kenneth Wright, creator of the Klean Collar join Eric, live from TiE Atlanta’s TiE CON SE event to share their journey through product creation and business growth. The teams detail how local programs like TiE Atlanta provide mentors to help them avoid the pitfalls that can often accompany entrepreneurship.

Direct download: EVH.07.12.17.Edited_Show_audio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:10pm EDT

Author, comedian, and startup advisor, Paul Ollinger joins Eric on the show for some laughs and tough truths as the two discuss what happens after you exit a business. Many business owners have a particular “number” or vacation spot in mind when they see an exit, but what happens 3-6 months after? Paul reminds business owners to always have a plan in place.

Direct download: EVH.07.10.17.Edited_Show_audio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:30pm EDT

Techstars Entrepreneur in Residence, Chris Heivly, joins Eric from the 36 | 86 conference in Nashville, TN to explain why it’s “never too early” to join an accelerator. Chris, a fellow Inc Magazine columnist, shares his story of co-founding Map Quest, becoming an investor and joining the Techstars team all while remembering that the possibilities are endless when you’re an entrepreneur.

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Category:general -- posted at: 8:40pm EDT

Creating a product is hard. Creating a product in the crowded space of energy drinks is even harder! Keith Vest, President and COO of Sunshine Beverages, joins Eric live at Dig South in Charleston, SC to share how they’ve done just that, what makes their product stand out and why they’ve focused their marketing efforts to “win the South.”

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:23pm EDT

Obtaining office space runs much deeper than a design or look. Businesses must take into consideration the distance both clients and employees will drive among other details. Bryant Cornett, President of DTSpade, joins Eric to offer tips for new businesses seeking commercial real estate space and shares his story of seeking something more in his own business. 

Direct download: EVH.07.03.17.Edited_Show_audio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:30pm EDT

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