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  • The Importance of Unlearning What You Learned In School | Formal Education versus Practical Education

    Clay breaks down the importance of unlearning what you learned in formal education if you want to succeed as an entrepreneur and Thrivetime Show conference attendees Jennifer McDougald and Thomas Crosson share about what they learned after attending the Thrivetime Show in-person 2-day business conferences. 

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  • Self Actualization 101 (The Steve Currington Case Study) | Lamborghinis and Yeezys

    Do you have visions of driving a Lamborghini, wearing Yeezys and traveling around the world as you please? Today’s guest and Clay Clark’s business coaching client (Steve Currington) shares about what it means to “self-actualize” from his perspective.

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  • Datman and Deavis Adventures in Jack-Assery | Failure to Gather Objective Google Reviews

    According to Forbes, 90% of consumers read reviews before buying a product or service. During this episode of Datman and Deavis, Deavis demonstrates how C-Players are unable to get anything done and the damage that they will bring to your business.

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  • How to Manage a Super-Successful Call Center (Featuring Audio from the 2-Day Business Conferences)

    Are you trying to run a super successful call center? Do you struggle with managing your people? Clay provides step-by-step instructions for running an effective call center.

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  • Derek Gallimore | Outsource Everything (Including the Driving of Your Oil Tanker)

    Serial entrepreneur Derek Gallimore shares how you can outsource nearing everything and his story of how he built a $20 million business and lost it all before starting his newest venture

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  • Melanie Katzman, Ph.D. | CONNECT FIRST: 52 Simple Ways to Ignite Success, Meaning, and Joy at Work

    Melanie Katzman Ph.D., shares specific and actionable ways to better connect with people, the lost art of smiling, saying “got it” when colleagues send you completed tasks, calling people by their name, etc.

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  • Wins of the Week | OXI Fresh - The Power of Prioritizing Needle Moving Activities & Nudity in Oregon

    OXI Fresh franchise brand developer Matt Kline shares about big wins while discussing the power diligence. Matt also artistically dodges pointed questions about the world’s largest nude bike ride in Portland, Oregon.

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  • Growing to 30 Locations, 2,000 Staff Members and 60,0000 Residents with Dwayne Clark

    Dwayne Clark, the CEO of Aegis Living explains how he built the nation’s luxury senior living facilities based on delivering excellent customer service day after day. 

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  • The Devil’s In the Details | What is an Effective Contractor for Contractors & Home Remodelers - Ask Clay Anything

    Wes Carter, attorney at Law with Winters and King answers the question from a Thriver in Michigan, “What does an effective contract for contractors look like?”

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  • What Kind of Company Should I Start? - Ask Clay Anything

    A Thriver writes, “What company should I start first? An automotive repair business or a health insurance company? Should I start the automotive business and use the money from that to start the health insurance company?” – Josiah R

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  • 18x World Champion MMA & Kickboxing Coach Trevor Wittman | Don’t Let People Hold You Back

    Kickboxing and MMA fighter turned 18 time World Champion Coach Trevor Wittman shares why it’s IMPORTANT that you do not let people hold you back while providing us an inside look into the world of championship professional MMA, boxing and kickboxing.

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  • No BS Brass Band | Meet the Brass Band That Successfully Crashed Forbes

    The CEO of joins Clay Clark to interview Reggie Pace from The No BS Brass Band joins the Thrivetime Show to share about crashing Forbes, what it’s like to become a full-time musician, the POWER of OBSESSION, etc

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  • Top Successful Entrepreneurs without a College Degree

    Learn about the top 73 entrepreneur success stories without a college degree including founders of Bank of America, Clear Channel, General Electric, Etsy, Apple, Microsoft, Facebook, and many leading companies that didn’t need a college degree.

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  • Wins of the Week - The Rite Temp Refrigeration Heating and Cooling Story

    Mike Foust, the owner of Rite Temp Refrigeration shares about how Clay Clark’s business coaching program has provided his company with the systems that have allowed his company to systematically and sustainably grow.

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  • Michael Levine Explains The Tiffany Theory and Why Broken Windows Are a Sign of a Broken Business

    PR Expert Michael Levine shares about his TIffany Theory and why broken windows are a sign of a broken business. Michael has been the PR and branding Expert of Choice for 58 Academy Award winners, 34 Grammy Award winners, and 43 New York Times best-sellers.

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  • Socialists Are to Be Regarded as Attacking the Foundation Upon Which Civilization Itself Rest

    Clay breaks down Andrew Carnegie’s book, The Gospel of Wealth.  In June of 1889, the world’s second wealthiest man published a book titled, The Gospel of Wealth. Want to hear it? Here it goes.

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  • What is a Franchise Discovery Day?

    Oxi Fresh franchise brand developer, Matt Kline joins Clay Clark to break down everything you need to know about franchise discovery days.

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  • David Meltzer | Building a $120 Million Portfolio, Losing it All and Earning It Back Again

    David Meltzer explains how asking people, “Do you know anyone who can help me?”Can change your life The CEO of Sports 1 Marketing, a company he co-founded with Hall of Fame Quarterback Warren Moon, which leverages over $20 billion in relationship capital to market some of the biggest sporting events in the world like the Superbowl, The Masters, Football’s Hall of Fame and many more share how to become successful and how to stay successful.

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  • Man Uses 8 Digital Billboards to Declare Love for Wife (The Behind the Scenes Story)

    Josh with bought 8 digital billboards to declare his love for his wife Amy. Listen to his story here!

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