Author Archive | Michael O'Neal

308: David Wood Returns, and talks Mindset, Investing, and Network Marketing

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | More Subscribe Options Solopreneurship can come in many forms: from online marketing to the creative arts to network marketing. To talk about the latter and how it relates to any solopreneur’s journey in any industry our old pal David Wood rejoins […]

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307: How to buy vs. build your business with Ace Chapman

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | More Subscribe Options As solopreneurs, we have “superhero syndrome”…we want to do it all and we want a successful, thriving business.  But what if there’s an easier way to get to the end of the rainbow? Today’s episode is with Ace […]

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303: Friday Q&A – YOUR Solopreneur Questions Answered

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | More Subscribe Options Solopreneurs it’s that time again – time for another Q&A ep! Thanks for submitting on Instagram and Facebook. If you’d like to have your question answered on our next Q&A show join us on the Proudly Unemployable group […]

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302: Joanna Kinsman – From Ski Racing to Bikini Babes

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | More Subscribe Options Today’s episode is with the lovely and talented Joanna Kinsman of Kinsman Swim. She started as a cross-country ski racer in Maine, but always had a penchant for fashion. We chat live in Studio 86 about her journey […]

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300: Podcaster’s Paradise Deconstructed, and Announcing Podmastery with John Lee Dumas

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | More Subscribe Options Greetings solopreneurs!  In this special 300th episode of The Solopreneur Hour, our friend John drops by (Well…sort of.  We recorded at his house) and we deep dive into the creation of the most successful training program for podcasters, […]

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297: A Fitness, Health, and Business Q&A with Drew Avery

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | More Subscribe Options Solopreneurs have we got a treat for you today! Fitness guru Drew Avery is in Studio 86, If you haven’t been here before this is how it goes: you submit your questions on our Proudly Unemployable Facebook group […]

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296: Behind The Scenes in Hollywood with Anna Vocino

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | More Subscribe Options Hey Solopreneurs!  Joining us today is our great friend Anna Vocino; she’s back to share what it’s like behind the scenes in Hollywood. On this episode we catch up a bit, and then dig deeply into what it’s like […]

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295: How To Set Up Your Solopreneur Business 101

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | More Subscribe Options Welcome to episode 295 of The Solopreneur Hour! Ladies and gentlemen in this very actionable episode, I walk you step by step with how I set up all of my solopreneur ventures. I cover every stage of the […]

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293: The Constant Struggle of Ideas, and You’re Probably In Sales But Don’t Realize It

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | More Subscribe Options For most of solopreneurs we have this one thing in common: ideas. We have ideas after ideas after ideas. Those ideas come and go ALL the time for each of us.  The bad news? I’ve Even if you’re […]

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292: The Art & Science of (Funny) Storytelling with David Nihill

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | More Subscribe Options How are storytelling and solopreneurship linked? Storytelling is the cornerstone of good, entertaining content from presentations to speeches to copy – all things solopreneurs need in their businesses. One man who knows how to tell a great story is David […]

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289: Everything is “Figureoutable”, with Amy Porterfield (Best Of)

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | More Subscribe Options Did you ever wonder what it was like to run a 6-figure online marketing business? Well, you’ll find that out today on this episode of The Solopreneur Hour, with Amy Porterfield. Amy is known as one of the […]

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285: How To Give A Speech, A Redesigned Studio, and Surgery Woes – Your Q&A Show

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | More Subscribe Options Howdy all! Welcome to The Solopreneur Hour Friday Q&A. Glad to have you back for today’s show. Today I cover how to give a speech, cover what I’m doing in my surgery, how I upgraded the studio, what […]

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283: Solopreneur Journey Update with Jessica Shaanan, and a Special Announcement

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | More Subscribe Options Howdy all! Welcome to episode 283 of The Solopreneur Hour. In this episode, Jessica Shaanan lets us know how her solopreneur journey (you remember her from Episodes 181 and 211) is coming along.  She is living proof that […]

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282: Friday Q&A. You asked, I answered.

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | More Subscribe Options Hey y’all.  Great to see you here again.  Once again we’ve got a great show with a bunch of solopreneurs just like you asking very important questions.  Tune in to see if you can relate!

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281: Why Your Net WORTH equals your NetWORK, with Jayson Gaignard (Best Of)

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | More Subscribe Options Your network plays a pivotal role in your net worth, your business and your life. One of the key pillars of solopreneurship is relationships and building networks. You can see it in any successful solopreneur’s business. To show […]

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279: YOUR Solopreneur Questions Answered

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | More Subscribe Options Welcome to episode 279 of The Solopreneur Hour! Today we’ve got one of my favorite types of shows: our weekly Q&A session. This is your chance to get some solopreneur coaching. Check out today’s episode to hear the […]

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277: Mike Johnston and 300 Solopreneur Value Bombs. (Best of)

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | More Subscribe Options To quote Chris Duck(ah), this Solopreneur Hour episode is packed with more value bombs than you can shake a stick at.  Mike Johnston has been on the show multiple times, and every time I listen to it I […]

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276: Talking Men’s Style with Jessica Shaanan and JJ Collier (Best of…sort of)

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | More Subscribe Options Hey Solopreneurs!  I’m fresh (and I use that term loosely) from Hong Kong, one of the fashion capitals of the world, with a custom made suit I had made for pennies on the dollar. Because of that I […]

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274: Matthew Kimberley on Public Speaking, How to Book Yourself Solid, and having the best Voice in the World.

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | More Subscribe Options Matthew Kimberley, who has been Book Yourself Solid author Michael Port’s right hand man for the last few years, has the best voice in podcasting.  And he doesn’t have a podcast! An unbelievably engaging and funny public speaker, […]

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273: Jeffrey Slayter – A.D.D is the new Focus

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | More Subscribe Options Today’s guest on The Solopreneur Hour is a man after my own heart…one that embraces his ADD for good! Jeffrey Slayter is a world-renowned speaker and coach who has shared the stage with such notables as Richard Branson, […]

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272: Brett Campbell Teaches Entrepreneurs to Build A Lifestyle

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | More Subscribe Options As solopreneurs one of the biggest payoffs is building our own lifestyle, and that is at the heart of what our guest for today’s show loves to do! Brett Campbell is the head honcho at The Online Business […]

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271: Mark Anthony Bates – International Man of Mystery

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | More Subscribe Options Mark Anthony Bates is a solopreneur you have a hard time pinpointing.  What does he do?  He doesn’t really promote himself. He doesn’t call himself anything but a “connector”.  But there he is rubbing elbows with the likes […]

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270: Darren Rowse of Problogger LIVE at Social Media Marketing World 2015

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | More Subscribe Options Every solopreneurs’ origins are different and usually play an important role in shaping who we become. Our guest for today, Darren Rowse of Problogger, is no exception and has a fascinating origin story. We cover everything from his childhood […]

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269: Dan Miller of 48 Days LIVE from Social Media Marketing World 2015!

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | More Subscribe Options Welcome to episode 269 of The Solopreneur Hour. This episode was going to be trouble and I knew it as soon as I chatted up Dan Miller in the hallway at Social Media Marketing World, and he told […]

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268: Pat Flynn of Smart Passive Income LIVE from Social Media Marketing World 2015

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | More Subscribe Options Returning to The Solopreneur Hour for episode 268 is our good friend Pat Flynn! He stopped by for a great, insightful chat at SMMW15 this year.  Sadly, the first part of this interview is cut off, but we […]

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BONUS EPISODE: Poolcast II LIVE from Tropical Think Tank in Cebu Philippines

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | More Subscribe Options Hey Solopreneurs! This episode is another poolcast show coming at you live from the pool at The Crimson Resort in Cebu, Philippines. I’m here for Chris Ducker’s Tropical Think Tank and we’ve got some amazing attendees and presenters […]

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267: Joel Comm on Twitter Power 3.0 LIVE from Social Media Marketing World 2015

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | More Subscribe Options Our friend the always delightful solopreneur Mr. Joel Comm stopped by for a great chat on today’s show. We recorded this in front of a live audience at Social Media Marketing World 2015, our third in a series […]

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BONUS EPISODE: Poolcast I Live from Tropical Think Tank in Cebu Philippines

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | More Subscribe Options Hey Solopreneurs! We are LIVE from Chris Ducker’s Tropical Think Tank in Cebu, Philippines for this bonus episode of The Solopreneur Hour. As I am want to do, I thought I’d record a podcast from a weird spot. […]

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266: Brian Clark of CopyBlogger & Rainmaker.fm LIVE at Social Media Marketing World 2015

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | More Subscribe Options As solopreneurs we have several platforms to chose from, and blogging is one of them. On today’s show we have one of the first people to ever merge copywriting and blogging: Mr. Brian Clark. For nearly two decades Brian […]

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265: Guy Kawasaki of Canva LIVE from Social Media Marketing World 2015

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | More Subscribe Options Hey Unemployables! Welcome to episode 265. I’m excited to bring to you part 1 of 6 shows from my sessions at Social Media Marketing World 2015 (SMMW). This was a great episode with the legend himself, Mr. Guy […]

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264: Mario Brown – Orphan to Inspiration

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | More Subscribe Options Mario Brown is a solopreneur with a heck of a story!  Born and raised in Germany, he has overcome enormous adversities in his life.  He came to the States in 2008 with just enough money to get to […]

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258: Dealing With Setbacks, Solopreneur Finances, and Your Questions

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | More Subscribe Options Another Friday Q&A show in the can! These Solopreneur Hour Q&A shows are amongst my favorite.  I love talking to other people, but whenever we do these Friday shows, I feel like I really connect with you guys. […]

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250: Tucker Max – Triple New York Times Bestseller, and Book in A Box

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | More Subscribe Options Today’s episode of the Solopreneur Hour is easily the most “Ornery” of all time. It’s been called the $25 business card of solopreneurs: The Book, and it’s making  a comeback. As solopreneurs, if we want to leverage our knowledge, […]

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249: The Michael O’Neal Life Story, Using Irregardlessly, and Your Questions.

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | More Subscribe Options Howdy solopreneurs!  Thanks for joining The Solopreneur Hour on this Friday Q&A episode. In this episode, we cover getting over the fear of getting started, how to charge and make money as a solopreneur, when to get great […]

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248: Becoming Superhuman with Jonathan Levi

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | More Subscribe Options Solopreneurs all know one thing is certain: everything changes. Technology changes faster than we can snap our fingers, industries become obsolete overnight and the landscape of the Internet shifts in a heartbeat. We can keep up with these changes […]

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247: Chris Brogan on Success, Staying Humble, & of course, Batman

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | More Subscribe Options Episode 247 of The Solopreneur Hour is a very special show. I had the privilege of hosting 7 sessions called Speaker Spotlight during Social Media Marketing World and talking with 7 different speakers from the event. Chris Brogan was […]

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243: A Q&A From YOU, Gentle Mailing List Subscriber

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | More Subscribe Options Hello again! Welcome to episode 243 of The Solopreneur Hour. Good to have you back for a Friday Q&A show. Today’s show takes a different tack…instead of just grabbing questions from our Facebook Group, I decided to (God […]

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242: 6 Things I Did Wrong When I Launched The Solopreneur Hour

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | More Subscribe Options As a follow up to Episode 239, I wanted to share a few mistakes I’ve made along the way.  The good news is…none of them are mission critical.  I can fix them, and continue to improve the brand […]

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241: Adam Carolla Has Built His Own Pirate Ship (Best Of)

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | More Subscribe Options Welcome to a best of The Solopreneur Hour. Today we’re revisiting an interview with Adam Carolla. Adam is one of the greatest solopreneur examples I can think of in today’s acting and comedy world. Everything he’s done he’s done […]

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240: Why Pants Are Called Pants, and Your Questions

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | More Subscribe Options Hey ya Solopreneurs here is episode 240, coming at ya live from my living room! Our weekly Q&A show is being served up today. Want to send in your question for the next one? Join us on Facebook […]

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239: 10 Things I Did Right When I launched The Solopreneur Hour

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | More Subscribe Options Solopreneurs! Don’t let the title fool you. This isn’t about “hey, check me out, look what I did!”. It’s essentially a primer on how to launch a business and brand from scratch. I take you through the steps […]

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238: Pat Flynn, Revisited. (Best Of)

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | More Subscribe Options The way to go from doing just okay as a solopreneur to truly thriving is to find mentors and people you want to be like, and then follow them. Our guest on today’s show is one of those […]

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237: Solopreneur Mistakes, The Porsche Panamera, and Your Questions

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | More Subscribe Options Here we are again, with another fantastico episode of The Solopreneur Hour, Q&A style.  This is my favorite show: just you, me and your questions. Want to get in on the action? Submit your questions in The Proudly […]

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225: Dumb PR Guys, My Drumming Talent, and The Best Superbowl Commercial.

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | More Subscribe Options Welcome to episode 225 of The Solopreneur Hour. Here we are at another Q&A show! This was a fun one to record. If you’re new here every Friday your questions get answered on this show. To participate in […]

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221: Louis CK and Entrepreneurship, and Your Questions

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | More Subscribe Options Welcome to today’s edition of The Solopreneur Hour! On today’s show I share with you an email from Louis CK, which was a complete summary of how the real world of comedy works.  For me, it parallels so […]

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220: Mailing List Master Class, with Ryan Levesque

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | More Subscribe Options One of the most important aspects of any solopreneur’s business is connecting with their audience. Here to share the neuroscience secrets to doing so is Ryan Levesque. Ryan is a former neuroscience instructor at Brown University, and has used […]

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218: Networking & Relationship Tips From The White House, with John Corcoran

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | More Subscribe Options Today’s co-host of The Solopreneur Hour is best known for his work as a White House aid during the Bill Clinton Administration, but has also dabbled in the entertainment industry working for DreamWorks (think Steven Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg and David Geffen). John […]

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