Can I Pick your brain chat


Learn how you can gain the Unwavering Attitude and Time Tested Tools you need to BUILD a SUCCESSFUL LIFESTYLE BUSINESS that can get you the FINANCIAL FREEDOM you deserve! In this business podcast I pick the brains of successful entrepreneurs to find out what they did to get to where they are today.



58: Powerless Alcoholic to Powerful Business Woman with Tamara Thompson (Jan 16th, 2017)

My guest today runs a Los Angeles based award winning video production company. She has produced, filmed and edited for big named brands like Starbucks and Microsoft.

But behind this success is a dark story.

A story about a young lady who’s life got turned upside down after getting hit by a car which led to serious depression and eventual alcoholism. The story gets darker as she ends up with a jail sentence with seemingly no hope of ever living a normal life.

It’s a story of struggle and redempt...


57: How to Create an Online Course in a Weekend with Michael Carbone (Jan 9th, 2017)


Have you ever wondered what it would be like to surf the waves in Australia, eat Chinese food in Hong Kong, sip some coffee in Paris, go hiking in Thailand without having to worry about paying the bills?

Well today I will be picking the brain of a guy who travels the world, living the dream life while earning a passive income from his online course.

Michael Carbone is an online entrepreneur, podcaster, business coach and world traveler.

If you have been thinking about creating passive income fr...


56: From Sleeping in a Restaurant to Owning 55 of them with Greg Walker (Jan 3rd, 2017)

My guest today was told from a very young age that he was a ‘Big Dreamer’ and in fact was told to drop out of school because he didn’t have a chance at success.

Well this Big Dreamer turned those negative voices into powerful positive action and not only became a millionaire at a young age but was named business person of the year, became an Award Winning International Motivational Speaker, best selling author, highly sought after success coach and one of the most energetic positive balls of e...


55: Prison to Penthouse with Ryan Stewman (Dec 22nd, 2016)


My guest today was adopted at 7

Dropped out of school in 8th grade

Did 2 years in prison at age 19

Got hooked on drugs

Had a seizure and died

got shocked back to life

Became a millionaire

Went back to prison at 26

Got out of prison

became one of the top Loan Officers in America

lost his license

Became homeless

Started selling online at age 33

Became a multi-millioniare

Ryan Stewman, otherwise known as the hardcore closer, is today a best Selling Author, Speaker, Consultant, Entrepreneur, podcaster, Husban...


54: How to Double Your Business in 3 years with Cameron Herold (Dec 13th, 2016)


My guest today has been named by CNN Money as The Man, Executives Turn To For Business Advice

Cameron Herold is known around the world as THE BUSINESS GROWTH GURU which quite frankly didn’t impress me much seeing as everybody calls themselves a guru these days. Until, however, I did a little research into the man.

At age 21, he had 14 employees and by 35, he’d help build his first TWO $100 MILLION DOLLAR companies and was responsible for helping 1-800-GOT-JUNK go from $2 Million to $106 Millio...


53: Hacked NASA at 13 but that’s just the beginning … with Walter O’Brien (Dec 6th, 2016)


My guest today managed to hack into NASA at the age of 13. Yes you heard that right!

In this episode I'll be picking the brain of a Genius. Walter O’Brien has the 4th highest IQ ever recorded. He has an IQ of 197 and to put that into perspective, Albert Einstein had an IQ of 160

Walter is the founder and CEO of Scorpion Computer Services, and providing intelligence on demand for ANY funded need.

Walter has worked with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, The Navy and Air Fo...


52: How to Negotiate with Anyone (Negotiation Tactics from the Leading FBI Negotiator) with Chris Voss (Nov 30th, 2016)


Today I’ll be picking the brain of a man who was the Lead International Kidnapping Negotiator for the FBI

Chris Voss was also a member of the New York City Joint Terrorist Task Force for 14 years and has been involved in some famous hostage situations, in fact he was the one that negotiated the surrender of the first hostage taker to give up in the Chase Manhattan Bank Robbery hostage taking

Chris was trained in the art of negotiation by not only the FBI but also Scotland Yard and Harvard Law ...


51: From Worst Salesperson to Top Performer with Calvin Wayman (Nov 23rd, 2016)


Think you suck at sales?

My guest today held the record for WORST performing sales agent in his company's history and went on to becoming it's top performer!

Calvin Wayman started a social media business called and has been featured in Entrepreneur Magazine, Social Media Examiner, The Huffington Post and was named one of “The Top 30 Entrepreneurs Under The Age of 30” by

Recently he has released his first book, which has already made it on the Amazon top-100 in t...


49: How to Replace Yourself by Outsourcing to the Philippines with John Jonas (Nov 14th, 2016)

I have a very interesting guest on the show today. He earns $2253 an hour by having other people do most of the work for him and he only works 17 hours a week!

Tim Ferris will be very disappointed!

Today I’ll be picking the brain of John Jonas

John is the founder of the largest marketplace for finding Filipino workers with over 150,000 Filipino workers on their database. He is also the founder of “Replace Myself” - a site that teaches you everything you need to know about outsourcing to the Phil...


48: He Plans on Selling his Website for $1 Billion with Daniel Treisman (Nov 3rd, 2016)

My guest today bought a website for $330,000 and plans on selling it for a Billion Dollars!

Daniel Treisman is the owner of an internationally recognized news website read by more than 25 million unique visitors each month.

He has around 200 remote employees working for him around the world.

Daniel is also involved in other ventures including Guru Media,, DreamSmoke, Healthpro among many others

And get this … he manages all this whilst being a father to 8 children!


What yo...


47: From Eating out of Dumpsters to Making Millions with Bedros Keuilian (Oct 27th, 2016)

My guest today has an incredibly inspiring Rags to Riches story.

In fact he went from living in a truck and eating out of dumpsters to amassing millions in the fitness industry!

In this episode I pick the brain of Bedros Keuilian

Bedros is the founder of Fit Pro Magazine and Fit Body Boot Camp (now the fastest growing brand of fitness business franchises worldwide with hundreds of locations across the globe)

He has been Voted as one of the top 20 most influential people in the fitness industry an...


46: $250,000 Selling on eBay from his Mom’s Couch with David Kosciusko (Oct 7th, 2016)

If you have  ever thought of making money on eBay or Amazon you must listen to this episode!

My guest today made $250,000 in 8 months selling on eBay from his mom's couch

David Kosciusko is an interesting character. He’s made a small fortune selling other people’s junk.


In fact he’s so good at selling things that people don’t want he started a company called iBuy4Resale which buys your unwanted smartphones, tablets and games consoles for cash and then sells them on for a profit.


In this last mo...


50: Matisyahu Bares His Soul (Sep 22nd, 2016)

Grammy-Award -Nominated Reggae Artist Matisyahu bares his soul in this raw interview. He talks about the importance of self expression and not thinking too much about what people think of you. He also discusses the reasons why he decided to change his image and how he dealt with the negativity from his 'fans'.

My favorite part was the last 10 mins where he goes into what goes through his mind as he steps onto the stage and why he closes his eyes for the first part of his performance.


What you ...


45: Considered ‘Dead’ then went on to Create His Own Life with Jeremy Ryan Slate (Sep 19th, 2016)

This was one of my most enjoyable conversations I have had on my show. Jeremy Ryan Slate was considered dead by doctors but that didn't stop him from creating a life of his own.

Jeremy is the host of the ‘Create Your Own Life’ Show where he interviews other entrepreneurs to find out how they became successful in business and in life. Kinda like this show only not as good :) 

He is also one of the most in shape people I know and you can see him bare his muscular body on Facebook if you are so in...


44: From $170,000 in Debt to $22Million Painting Walls with Matt Shoup (Sep 11th, 2016)

Matt Shoup has an incredible story. He went from being $170,000 in debt and getting fired from his job to building a multimillion dollar business painting walls!  

He then retired at the age of 34 and then decided to go into public speaking, writing and coaching.

Matt is also a father of two and you wouldn’t want to mess with him because he is a Jiu Jitsu Ninja!


What you will learn:

* The importance of setting clear goals

* The importance of having a mentor

* The importance of staying motiva...


43: Building a 6 Figure Digital Magazine from Scratch with Nathan Chan (Sep 5th, 2016)

Nathan Chan is the creator of Foundr a top rated digital magazine for young aspiring entrepreneurs. Some of the people Nathan has had featured include Sir Richard Branson, Tony Robbins, Tim Ferris, Arianna Huffington and Seth Godin among many others.

He is also a fellow podcast host although I think my show is way better! :)


What you will learn:

* How to build trust for your brand

* How to build a subscription based business

* How to charge for content when there is so much free content out th...


42: Making Millions from an Octopus called Edgar with Laura Roeder (Aug 29th, 2016)


Laura Roeder is the founder of MeetEdgar - a social media scheduling tool that has helped thousands of people and has generated over $3.2 million in revenue this year with no funding and no free version!

Laura has been featured in too many places for me to mention in this short introduction but I will say that she was asked by president Obama to speak at the White House. Which I’m pretty sure trumps any other place I have mentioned before on this show!


What you will learn:

* Why you shouldn't...


41: Building a Multi-Million Dollar Sticker Business with just $100 with Matt Miller (Aug 23rd, 2016)

My guest in this episode was an air force pilot for 9 years and then built and grew a franchise vending machine business to over $12 Million in sales with just $100 in his pocket!

Matt Miller is the founder of School Spirit Vending a franchise vending machine business selling stickers.

Matt's company  is helping 1000’s of schools across the country raise money, while providing a profitable business opportunity for those seeking personal freedom and added financial security.


What you will learn:...


40: 6 Steps to Rapidly Growing Your Network with Daniel Gefen (Aug 17th, 2016)

In this solo episode I talk about the power of networking and share 6 steps to building a successful network.


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39: From Living on Food Stamps to Fortunes with Aaron Janx (Aug 12th, 2016)

My guest today has gone from living on food stamps to living like a rockstar!

Aaron Janx went from working as an errand boy to becoming the top sales guy in a fortune 500 company and then went on to building himself a property investment portfolio and then went broke.

In this episode he talks about how he had lunch with Zig Ziglar, one of the most famous sales trainers of his time, and learnt that attitude is the #1 reason you are rich or poor.

Aaron also shares what it takes to be a super salem...