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The goal of the Leverage Podcast is simple: to learn from the best and discover how we can all live a better life, build a more fruitful business, and be more efficient. Leverage’s Founder and CEO, Nick Sonnenberg, is the host of the Leverage Podcast. With a background in data science, high-frequency algorithmic trading, and business efficiency consulting, Nick has an innovative mind and is obsessed with learning from the people around him. Join him each week as he interviews fellow entrepreneurs, thought leaders, and leading experts to discuss everything from efficiency hacks to new technologies to life as an entrepreneur.
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Oct 29, 2020

Do you have trouble letting go of things in your business? Most entrepreneurs do. Delegation is harder than it might seem—it's a skill that needs to be learned, and it's necessary for any entrepreneur looking to scale their business. In this episode, Nick sits down with Emily Morgan of Delegate Solutions to discuss the art of delegation and what they're doing to help entrepreneurs improve their delegating skills while also getting more off their plate. If you're looking to delegate more things in your business so you can focus on utilizing your unique ability, be sure to listen in.

You can view the full show notes at getleverage.com/podcast/76.

Emily Morgan is the Founder and CEO of Delegate Solutions, a premium-level virtual assistant company that helps entrepreneurs create a strategic delegation plan for meeting their goals. Emily speaks nationally on the topics of delegation, automation, remote workforces, and flexwork culture. She's been featured in Forbes as a Top 50 Remote Employer, highlighted in the New York Times, and named as the Philly Chamber of Commerce's Small Business Person of the Year.

Oct 22, 2020

Michael Devellano is on the Leverage Podcast this week to discuss how entrepreneurs can use simple tools in creative ways to automate and grow their businesses. From CRMs to email marketing and funnel tools, Nick and Michael educate listeners on how to think about what their business requires and then find the right tech solutions to solve their problems. This is a powerful episode for anyone looking to better understand the operational and marketing tools available to them and which ones make sense for their specific business needs.

You can view the full show notes at getleverage.com/podcast/75.

Michael Devellano is an author, Salesforce consultant, custom app developer, and expert on technology related to marketing, traffic, and conversion. He is the Founder and CEO of Cloud Advisory LLC, a consulting firm that helps businesses and entrepreneurs set up, customize, and strategically use Salesforce. He is also the author of Automate and Grow: A Blueprint for Startups, Small and Medium Businesses to Automate Marketing, Sales, and Customer Support, and the host of the Automate and Grow Podcast.

Oct 20, 2020

The one and only Jay Abraham is back on the Leverage Podcast this week! Jay has devoted his life to helping companies of all sizes go BEYOND exponential, and in this episode, he covers some of the tactics and strategies he's used to do just that. From his 224 referral systems to the 9 drivers of exponential growth to his force multiplier concept, Jay hits on dozens of simple yet ingenious tactics that you can implement to drive exponential growth in your business today.

You can view the full show notes at https://getleverage.com/podcast/74

Jay Abraham is the world's highest-paid marketing consultant, having generated over $21 billion in revenue for the companies he's worked with. He has spent his entire career solving complex problems and fixing underperforming businesses in more than 1,000 industries worldwide. Jay has an uncanny ability to increase business income by looking at situations from different paradigms and uncovering hidden assets, overlooked opportunities, underperforming activities, and undervalued possibilities unseen by his clients. He is a mentor to many of the world's top business minds, such as Daymond John and Tony Robbins.

Oct 15, 2020

What does the future of work hold? Will AI and robots take over? Is on-demand labor the future? These are all questions that Jeff Wald has been researching for years, and today he's on the Leverage Podcast to discuss his findings with Nick. Jeff shows us how we can use data and trends from the past to predict what the future of work will look like and how we can best prepare. For entrepreneurs, this knowledge will help you allocate resources in the right places and get set up for the 4th Industrial Revolution, or as Jeff calls it, the 1st Service Revolution.

You can view the full show notes at http://getleverage.com/podcast.

Jeff Wald is the Founder of WorkMarket, a Freelance Management System that enables companies to organize, manage, and pay their extended workforce. He is an expert on labor and the future of work, and the author of The End of Jobs: The Rise of On-Demand Workers and Agile Corporations. Jeff is also a speaker, Angel investor, startup advisor, and graduate of Harvard Business School and Cornell University.

Oct 8, 2020

Keith Ferrazzi is back on the Leverage Podcast! In this episode, Keith covers the 8 Areas of Recontracting a High-Performing Team and methods for improving team culture, leading effectively, and creating an open and transparent workplace. Nick and Keith discuss how many executive teams aren't working nearly as effectively as they could be, and it's often because no one is comfortable saying what needs to be said.

You can view the full show notes at http://getleverage.com/podcast/72.

Keith Ferrazzi is the Founder and CEO of Ferrazzi Greenlight, a research and consulting firm that specializes in transforming the performance, capability, and engagement of the people in organizations who produce business results. He is the New York Times #1 Bestselling Author of Never Eat Alone, in addition to Who's Got Your Back and his most recent book, Leading Without Authority.

Oct 6, 2020

Whether you need to hire remote employees for your business or find your next freelance gig, our guest today can help. Sara Sutton is the CEO of FlexJobs, one of the world's largest remote job websites. In today's episode, Nick and Sara discuss how to promote culture as a fully-remote company, why the COVID crisis is an opportunity to rethink many of our core systems, and some tips and tricks for remote hiring from the perspective of both the employer and employee.

You can view the full show notes at http://getleverage.com/podcast/71.

Sara Sutton is an entrepreneur with a passion for helping people find jobs that make their lives better. She is the Founder and CEO of FlexJobs, a pioneering job service that helps people find flexible work options to fit their modern-day lives, and she recently launched Remote.co as a resource for organizations and workers to learn and share remote work best practices. She was named as a Young Global Leader in 2014 by the World Economic Forum and also served on the community's Advisory Group.

Oct 1, 2020

When's the last time you took a look at your hiring system? Maren Kate Donovan is on the podcast this week to discuss hiring—specifically, how to create a system that allows you to discover and automatically sort through applicants to find highly-qualified candidates for your business. Nick and Maren discuss why most companies have outdated hiring systems, why hiring processes are like sales funnels, and the differences between hiring in-person and remote employees. This episode was recorded on April 8, 2020.

You can view the full show notes at getleverage.com/podcast/70.

Maren is a serial entrepreneur and expert on hiring remote teams. She's the founder of AVRA Talent, a recruiting agency, and Inde.co, a new hiring platform for remote workers. Maren is also the Ex-CEO and Founder of Zirtual, one of the largest virtual assistant companies in the world. Having hired thousands of remote workers and scanned through tens of thousands of applicants, Maren knows what it takes to build a successful hiring system for modern companies.

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