Starting from Nothing - The Foundation Podcast | Building your business ENTIRELY from scratch. (Podcast)

Sean Ogle is one of the world's leaders in location independent entrepreneurs, giving him the freedom to live his life travelling and experiencing what the world has to offer. He moved to Thailand in 2009 having quit his job in Oregon after a life changing experience at Rio's carnival, and hasn’t looked back. Sean has released a number of products which relate to his online skills, and his website, Location Rebel is designed to help other budding entrepreneurs fulfil their dreams, leave their 9-5 and have the freedom to live the life that they want.

In today’s show, Sean and Frank chat about how Sean made the leap of faith to quit his job and go out on his own, how he has created longevity in his business and what he has learned along the way.

Direct download: SFN146_Sean_Ogle.mp3
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Vinay Patankar is a digital nomad who has carved out his career as an entrepreneur over the last five years. Having decided that he wanted to work while travelling, Vinay set up his first e-commerce business, which allowed him to see the world whilst maintaining a good income. After selling that business, he used what he learned and moved onto affiliate marketing, then an unsuccessful business (in terms of money, but rich in business lessons) and is now working on his current business – Process St.

In today’s show, Vinay chats to Frank about e-commerce, having an exit strategy and what he learned from having a failed a company.

Direct download: SFN145_Vinay_Patankar.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

Serial entrepreneur and ex-hedge fund manager, Todd Tresidder, officially retired at 35 years old. Having learned the tricks of ho to invest money and grow businesses, Todd has managed to 'retire' and prioritise what is important to him in life. And surprise surprise, it isn’t all about the money. Like anyone who has a passion for something, Todd still works helping people to invest and grow their businesses.

In today’s show, Todd and Frank chat about how to make the most out of the money that you’re making, Todd’s 7 steps to 7 figures and knowing when it’s the right time to take action.

Direct download: SFN144_Todd_Tresidder.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

When it comes to starting businesses, they don’t come much more experienced than Paul Singh. Having come from a small town himself, Paul has started hundreds of companies, moved to Silicon Valley – and out again, invested thousands of dollars and sees himself as a successful entrepreneur. But what he has realised is that if he stopped investing in companies, no-one would notice – his real calling is to help small town entrepreneurs across America.

Paul believes that now, more than ever, entrepreneurs can build successful businesses from anywhere in the world, and his focussing his efforts on helping people in America´s small towns start and grow their businesses without having to relocate. In today´s show, Andy chats to Paul about the advantages of living in the real world, the common traits of successful entrepreneurs and his up-coming tour of America´s small towns.

Direct download: SFN143_Paul_Singh.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

Speaker, writer and thought leader in Internal Energetic Presence (IEP), Anese Cavnaugh is an old friend on Andy’s. Her work is based upon making sure that you are in the right place, mentally and with your energy at a maximum to give yourself success and fulfilment.

We all go through rough patches – Anese knows this just like the rest of us – and in today’s show, her and Andy chat about how you can turn the tough times into positive, the value of finding beauty in the burn and how to start to come out of a ditch if you are struggling with the challenges that life throws at you.

Direct download: SFN_142_Anese_Cavanaugh.mp3
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Rob Scott, friend and teacher at The Foundation, helps students prepare psychologically for business success. Having had a difficult childhood, Rob managed to turn his life round, and transform the trauma that he suffered into a gift – one which many people will never receive. This has enabled him to start to understand the big questions in life which can help us to focus on what is really important – why are we here and what is our role?

In today´s show, Frank chats to Rob about his ´fundamental shift´, what being alive means, overcoming addiction and the power of meditation.

Direct download: SFN_141_Rob_Scott.mp3
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Pat Flynn is an entrepreneur, speaker, author and presenter on his ´Smart Passive Income´ webcast. He has a number of successful businesses and bases everything that he does on the premise of helping people out – be it through his businesses, his podcast, blog or new book. Pat understands what it means to run a successful business – from ensuring that you have a market, to finding your place in the marketplace, to making sure that you are going to keep motivated.

In today´s show, Andy chats to Pat about how to make sure that your business aligns with your life, why you don’t need to be loved by the whole world, and taking the scientific approach to testing your business.

Direct download: Pat_Flynn.mp3
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John Lee Dumas first met Andy three years ago, when he was three months into his 7-day a week podcast, Entrepreneurs on Fire. He has now just recorded his 1200th interview and seen the success of his business go from strength to strength. By talking to successful entrepreneurs every day, John has been able to understand more able what has made them so successful, and figured out that a lot of it is thanks to great goal setting. In his bid to help other people become successful entrepreneurs, John has just released his ´Freedom Journal´ - a guide to helping people achieve their 1 big goal in 100 days.

In today´s show, Andy chats to John about how to set goals which both stretch you and are achievable, why he has been so successful, the Freedom Journal and transitioning from success to significance.

Direct download: SFN_139_John_Lee_Dumas.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:35am CDT

Julie Austin is an author, inventor, futurist, speaker, and internationally reknown thought leader on innovation. She is the inventor and CEO of Swiggies – a wrist worn water bottle product, of which she has sold almost a million all over the world. Julie believes that whilst it is impossible to look into the distant future, innovators and businesses need to be looking into the near future to keep on top of their game. The world will never be rid of problems and this is how she comes up with increasingly diverse and innovative ideas.

In today´s show, Frank chats to Julie about what it means to be a futurist and innovator, how she has taught herself about business through her own experiences – and is passing that knowledge on, and her new book – The Money Garden: How to Plant the Seeds for a Lifetime of Income.

Direct download: Julie_Austin.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:53am CDT

In this podcast episode, Andy will go through the “Vision Day” routine, which he considers to be one of the most important routines he does every year. This process improves the conventional “resolution” process to help you gain even more insight on your life and goals.

Unlike most webinars and content, this will be 20% content and 80% action. Andy will only be guiding you through a few exercises. The majority of your time will be spent crafting YOUR vision for the upcoming year.

Direct download: 2016_01_01_Vision_Day.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:54am CDT

The key to success for a business is in the human relationships that we hold. It could be between founders and managers and staff, as well as in networking and securing work. Decker Cunov is a leader in the ever evolving world of ´circling´, continuing to uncover new ideas and concepts as well as teach those which have already been developed. It is something that Andy and Dane have been training for over a year, and now Decker uses circling, amongst his other skills to help Silicon Valley companies as a consultant to boost their success.

Direct download: Decker_Cunov.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:20pm CDT

Yanik Silver is a serial entrepreneur. Starting from his one-bedroom apartment and with just a few hundred dollars, Yanik has built multiple 7-figure businesses. Silver is the founder of Maverick Business Adventures, an invitation-only club for high net worth and adventurous entrepreneurs.

Direct download: Yanik_Silver.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:45pm CDT

Ace bought his first business when he was nineteen. It was an online stock market simulator called CoolWallStreet. After selling it and seeing the benefits in buying a business over starting one, he caught the business buying bug. Since then he has bought and sold over 50 businesses and has helped his clients all over the world buy over 100 businesses!

Direct download: Ace_Chapman.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:56pm CDT

Think you need to join The Foundation to succeed? You don’t, just follow what this guy did.

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:50pm CDT

After deciding he wanted to kick more people's asses for a good cause (like criminals because he's a cop). Dan decided to learn from one of the best MMA fighters in the world at the time. During that time he needed shirts. So he started TapouT.

Caldwell has been acting and producing movies, including the TapouT Reality Show and The Lionsgate Movie, Warrior and he also hosts TapouT Radio on SiriusXM.

He owns and operates several businesses, Caldwell and Taylor Realty, a Nutrition store, a private investment group and he has two new Startups and A Southern California resident, and proud father of 3, Caldwell now Speaks to thousands every year traveling around the World, inspiring others with his amazing story!

Direct download: Dan_Caldwell.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:23pm CDT

What does the best email marketer have to share? Nothing about email marketing. Listen in to hear about bad ass business stories.

Daniel Faggella is a recognized email marketing expert, entrepreneur, and speaker. Starting his first business in his undergraduate years, Dan began with his second business while attending the University of Pennsylvania's prestigious Master of Applied Positive Psychology program. His expertise lies in targeted marketing strategies and exceptional attention to maximizing the ROI from email.

Direct download: Dan_Faggella.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:50pm CDT

Listen to best selling author John Warrilow share his findings
after researching over 6,000 businesses. He is also the author of "The Automatic Customer: Creating a Subscription Business in Any Industry" and "Built to Sell: Creating a Business That Can Thrive Without You".

Direct download: John_Warrilow.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:28pm CDT

Ben Kovacs is the batman of the entrepreneurial world. During the day, he's one of the top salespeople at Twitter during the day. Would you like to know the mindset behind loving your job, building a non-profit, creating a new niche in the cannabis space and investing in companies? Listen in to get it all from Ben. 

Direct download: Ben_Kovacs.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:01pm CDT

Gabriel Weinberg is a serial entrepreneur responsible for the creation of DuckDuckGo, a search engine that keeps users information private. In this episode, Gabriel breaks down the four essential steps to getting traction for your business. The information in this episode is highly actionable, and a great overview of what you're probably missing as you consider growing your business. 

Direct download: Gabriel_Weinberg.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:45am CDT

Need a serious dose of inspiration? Tune in to listen to a vulnerable hour with Dov and Dane. Dov is a bestselling author, with his latest title “Fiercely Loyal” on how high performing companies develop and retain top talent. Dov is a man who has been on a rare journey that has lead him to become a Full Monty Leader. You don’t want to miss this one.

Direct download: Dov_Baron.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:52pm CDT

Cathryn Lavery and Allen Brouwer are serial entrepreneurs with vision. We recorded this podcast just a few weeks before they launched their Best Self Journal on kickstarter with incredible results. They were fully funded in 28 hours and doubled their funding in four days with no end in site. Listen to hear the backstory of how this duo put this project together.

Direct download: Keith_and_The_Girl.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:15pm CDT


Austin Felton is a technologist and an entrepreneur hell bent on helping people take their ideas and turn them into a reality using technology. Having never been employed, Austin started a six figure local IT business at age 18 in Dallas, TX and after two years in business he realized that this particular business didn't align with his life purpose. He then promptly sold his business, dropped out of college and moved to Austin, TX to start a web consulting company. After almost a year of consulting for online businesses and building web apps he saw that there was a need in the market for hosting made just for online businesses. Just recently he started Entrecore, a company that provides hosting and other awesome tools and content for entrepreneurs that already run or want to start an online business.

Direct download: Austin_Felton.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:59pm CDT

Lee Cockerell's amazing life journey - hear how Lee overcame adversity early in life to become Executive Vice President of Walt Disney World resorts where he managed 40,000 Disney cast members.

Lee's experience has given him incredible insights into what makes success happen over the long term, and he shares some of his best lessons in this episode.

Direct download: Lee_Cockerell.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:44pm CDT

Jia Jang is on a mission to end the fear of rejection. His findings show that people are much kinder than you think, and on his mission to get rejected, he ended up finding a deep acceptance.

Direct download: Jia_Jang.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:57am CDT

A lot has happened since that dinner table brainstorm on a napkin so many years ago. David is dedicated to growing his company,, the online marketplace for voice actors with more than 250,000 people using the site each month with clients like ABC, NBC, Sony, Microsoft and thousands of others.

Direct download: David_Ciccarelli.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:07pm CDT

See how Steli moved to a new country, built a company and then pivoted it into software. In this interview, you'll hear from a very passionate entrepreneur about how he built his company, and what continues to drive him.

Direct download: Steli_Efti.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:56pm CDT

From engineer to entrepreneurs, tune it to hear Nicholas Seet’s story of founding Auditude (sold to Adobe) and his perspective on the most important thing that’s happened to entrepreneurship since the internet. 

Direct download: Nik_Seet.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:30am CDT

Learn how Keren pivoted her life after she lost her job, then founded a non-profit that's been honored by CNN, The White House and the State of California. 

Direct download: Keren_Taylor.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:00pm CDT

Sheri Atwood, Founder and CEO of SupportPay, and #5 of 50 Women in Tech Dominating Silicon Valley, lets Dane dissect her business strategy.  

Direct download: Sheri_Atwood.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 5:21pm CDT

Ryan struggled in business for years trying to figure out how to conquer his limiting beliefs and achieve personal freedom. After a few tweaks in his mindset, Ryan landed 5 pre-sales in 10 days. Can freeing yourself from limiting beliefs be the key to financial freedom?

Direct download: Ryan_Viegelmann.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:15pm CDT

Stephen and Robert run a seven figure international business. Listen to hear about how they think about business, partnership, hacking learning and more.

Direct download: Stephen_Somers.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:00pm CDT

Introducing Frank Fridays, where you will have the chance to watch Frank rip apart and critique sales strategy of top entrepreneurs. 


Show Notes

Work with Frank

Direct download: Frank_Intro.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:36am CDT

Learn the Step-By-Step process that Frank used to sell more than $4 million dollars of software without feeling greedy, sleazy or needy.

Show Notes

Work with Frank

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As a professional arbitragere, Jock knows how to buy and sell businesses. Watch to see into this fascinating world.

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:19am CDT

Dave is a serial entrepreneur and now owns a successful SaaS business. But he got started selling info products to golfers. Tune in now.

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:24am CDT

The ebola virus helped Perry create his most powerful product. What? Yeah... I know... listen in to find out how. Perry is one of the highest paid marketing genius's of all time. This is an episode you'll want to listen to every word of.

Direct download: Perry_Marshall.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

After graduating The Foundation... and breaking a record... and hitting $50,000 in sales in 2 months... here's how this lovely couple started from nothing.

Direct download: Benjamin_Pyle.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:19pm CDT

In this episode we are featuring 3 Foundation students and their questions on the SFN podcast. If you are looking to get started or hear what it's like to see how we teach and answer questions in The Foundation, now is a good chance to do that.

Direct download: Dane_Solo_-_May_6th.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:35am CDT

There's one thing I've discovered that has aided me in my pursuit of happiness. I'm going to talk with you today about that.

Direct download: Dane_Solo_episode_101.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:35am CDT

One of the great things about The Foundation is that we are learning the ups and downs of entrepreneurship with you. Sometimes it`s really not easy and we all feel like giving up, but Andy Drish believes that this is all part of the cycle of the rollercoaster of entrepreneurship. By understanding this, we can change our mindsets, embrace it and make it work to our advantage.  

Direct download: Andy_Roller_Coaster.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:06am CDT

To move from a wantrepreneur to an entrepreneur can be more difficult that it seems. It’s not just about having an idea for a business and implementing it, it’s a complete shift in mindset. Andy Drish and Dane Maxwell help their Foundation students achieve this and in today’s episode, they figure out 5 steps to make that shift.

Direct download: Dane_Maxwell_2.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

What changed to make Ryan Fletcher’s commissions go from $8K to over $182K in one year? He studied, and changed and pioneered his approach. Ryan knows everything that there is to know about using great copy as a marketing tool. According to Ryan it’s not about trying to sell something, it’s about changing ideologies.

Direct download: Ryan_Fletcher.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:00am CDT

Nathan Latka is probably one of the most intelligent people in the world. He is the founder of Heyo, a company who has developed software which helps people to get more fans on social media. Through study and analysis he has built his company to grow from strength to strength and uses his analytical, numbers brain to put the structure in his business and personal life which allows him the freedom to be happy and successful.

Direct download: Nathan_Latka.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:00am CDT