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Upgrading Your Productivity Using Virtual Assistants with Maren Kate Donovan – TCE 041

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It is a big day competitive edge listeners. Why you ask? Because today we’re going to talk about one of my favorite topics – Virtual Assistants.

I started working with virtual assistants two years ago and it’s changed my life. I get more done and get to do more of what I enjoy and who doesn’t want that!

Today’s guest is Maren Kate Donovan CEO of one of my favorite companies, Zirtual. Zirtual is where I got my first dedicated virtual assistant and since using them I haven’t looked back.

In this episode, you’ll learn how to think about outsourcing and the first steps you’ll want to take once you’ve identified something you …
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Behind the Scenes of Shark Tank and Disrupting the Surfing Industry with Stephan Aarstol – TCE 040

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A few weeks ago I was at an entrepreneur dinner in San Diego that my friend Jason Gaignard who runs mastermind talks threw.

It was a collection of amazing people and where I met today’s guest Stephan Aarstol.

Once I found out that Stephan’s company Tower Paddle Boards was the fastest growing company in San Diego and named one of the top 10 companies to ever be on Shark Tank I knew I needed to have him on the show. It didn’t hurt that I love paddle boarding and was curious how to start a surfing company.

Today Stephan is going to share how we went from a dude with limited to no …
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How to Naturally Increase Your Testosterone with Chris Walker – TCE 039

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Some of you might know this already from my post on how to  double your testosterone and gorilla butter but over the past year I’ve been on a mission to naturally increase my testosterone.

I know the T word might freak some people out, but truthfully this hormone is responsible for so many critical factors to a high quality life like our fitness level, energy, emotions, libido and sleep.

Assuming we could improve all those things, what dude wouldn’t want to increase their testosterone!?

After a year of experimentation I was able to naturally double mine and much in thanks to people like Today’s guest Chris Walker. Chris is a fellow podcast with …
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The Mindsets Behind Entrepreneur On Fire With John Lee Dumas – TCE 038

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If you listening to the Competitive Edge Show odds are you’re a fan of podcasts…but you may be wondering whether creating that one is really that valuable for your business and if you can actually make some moula putting one out there?

Well today my friend John Dumas is here to absolutely obliterate any of those doubts. John’s the host and founder of entrepreneur on fire which has been one of the top business podcasts on itunes over the past year.

He’s making over 200,000 a month from his show and inspiring people all across the world which is a pretty good gig if you ask me.

Today John’s going to give us …
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Speedreading People With Vanessa Van Edwards – TCE 037

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Today is an absolutely fascinating episode and one that I think has the ability to change the way you interact with people ipso facto the quality of your life experience.

Our guest Today is Vanessa Van Edwards founder of the Science of People.

What the heck is the science of people…well, you’ll find out in a minute when we hear from Vanessa, but I know some people hear the word science and immediately think BORING and I can assure you today’s episode is far from it.

A blaring majority of how people perceive us is tied to our non-verbal communication yet so few people are even aware of what they’re subconsciously signaling to …
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Zero to Hockey Stick Growth: How to Get Startup Traction with Justin Mares – TCE 036

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Today we have a good old fashioned roommate special.

My current roommate Justin Mares, who is one of the most interesting and accomplished young studs I know, just released a new book called Traction Book with Duck Duck Go founder Gabe Weinberg. Today I brought him on the show to discuss the theme of the book how startups can acquire customers.

This conversation which was done on the ol kitchen table of our apartment covers some of the meatiest concepts in the book.

We’ll touch on everything from how to think effectivelty about getting traction and testing marketing channels to unconventional ways companies have gotten massive distribution in the face of saturated acquisition …
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How to Become More Charismatic With Charlie Houpert – TCE 035

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Today is an episode I’ve been looking forward to for a long time….

I am so excited to be having one of my best buds and former roommates Charlie Houpert on the show.

Charlie is a brilliant mind especially when it comes to people and social skills. Teaching other people how to develop them is his passion and the focus of his current business Charisma on Command.

I’ve been around a lot of social butterflies and people into self-development and I can’t say I’ve encountered anyone more on the cutting edge of charisma development than Charlie and his partner Ben who you may remember from Episode 1.

In this episode we’re going to break …
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