ESCAPE 9-to-5. CREATE YOUR OWN FREEDOM. Case Studies of Non-traditional Business Founders

Former IT Guy Escapes Toxic Work Environment To Start His Dream Business – with Andy Hayes

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September 29, 2015

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EPISODE 40: Andy Hayes’ was stressed and ‘was holding on for dear life’ at his 9-to-5. He got migraines and skin rashes. It finally dawned on him that he had to quit. Although he was terrified about striking out on his own and pursuing his life’s purpose, he jumped in headfirst. His worst fear – losing everything and becoming homeless – didn’t see the light of day. Not even close. Read more »


How a Mom of 3 Uses the Power of Stories to Build Her Wine Brands, with Selena Cuffe

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January 16, 2015

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EPISODE 36: Selena Cuffe started Heritage Link Brands to introduce Americans to wines from South Africa. Listen to how she used the power of stories to differentiate her line of wines from the myriad of others and win in the marketplace. Listen here: Note from Selena: “President Obama hosted a summit, moderated by former President Bill Clinton, during which Walmart’s CEO spotlighted our brand, Seven Sisters! Bill Clinton asked a question directly to Walmart CEO Doug McMillon who begins to answer at point 42:49 on the timeline. McMillon specifically mentions Seven […] Read more »


How an Academic Created His Own Freedom by Making a ‘Rash’ Decision

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August 12, 2014

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EPISODE 29: Jonathan Pincas co-founded The Tapas Lunch Company,  a food importing business while pursuing his Ph.D around 10 years ago. He had no idea what he was in for. He admits if he knew what he was getting into, he wouldn’t have started the business in the first place. http://traffic.libsyn.com/radicaltribe/29-Jonathan_Pincas_Final_12-Aug-14.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Read more »

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