How To Succeed In A High-End Market With Jeffrey Shaw

In today’s episode of Smashing the Plateau, business coach and renowned portrait photographer Jeffrey Shaw shows us what it takes to strike it big in a high-end market. During the course of our conversation, Jeffrey talks about owning and articulating your talents, explains why most people build their businesses backwards, and reveals how to build[…]


Transforming Your Self-Worth With Jason Forrest

Jason Forrest is a public speaker, author, and award-winning coach and trainer. Today he shows us how to reprogram our personal convictions and revolutionize our businesses by breaking down some of his most valuable concepts. He also offers insight into improving self-worth, overcoming self-inflicted limitations, sharing experiences instead of giving advice, how to find the[…]


Niching Down Your Strengths With Jaime Jay

In today’s episode of Smashing The Plateau, Slapshot Studio Founder Jaime Jay tells us how he manages to run (and scale) four successful businesses. He also talks about how entrepreneurs can get over their shiny object syndrome, why it’s critical to niche down your strengths, and the best ways to find transformational (and unbiased) outside support.[…]


Highlights From The New York Business Expo & Conference

In today’s episode of Smashing The Plateau, we share some of the greatest takeaways from the New York Business Expo & Conference. Interviews include Elaine Powell-Belnavis from the U.S. Small Business Administration, Jeaninine Mendez from the NYC Human Resources Administration, ThriveHive’s Lauren Quilty, Jeff Mehl from Daybreak Virtual Staffing Solutions, Liz Sydney from Maximum Computer Systems, Inc.,[…]


How To Master Social Media With Peter Friedman

Social media pioneer and LiveWorld CEO Peter Friedman has developed social strategies for some of the biggest companies in the world, including Apple, Walmart and HBO. Today Peter provides us with some of the best social media insight we’ve ever encountered. He also reveals why the customer experience is the driving force behind every business,[…]


Pushing Your Business Forward With Henry Lopez

In today’s episode of Smashing the Plateau, seasoned entrepreneur and podcast host Henry Lopez talks about overcoming the challenges every leader faces when wanting to push their businesses forward. He also discusses the importance of having frank conversations up front, shares why he thinks of life as a series of chapters, and explains why entrepreneurs[…]


From Civil Engineer To Restaurant Tech Entrepreneur

In today’s episode of Smashing The Plateau, Brian Duncan reveals why (and how) he moved from civil engineering and consulting to restaurant tech entrepreneurship. He also discusses why his love for human interaction and hospitality inspires his work, and explores how his software Chowly is transforming the food industry. We discuss… The challenges of taking on[…]