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Business Rockstars Entrepreneurs Podcast

Business Rockstars Entrepreneurs Podcast

BUSINESS ROCKSTARS is an Entrepreneurial Business Community driven by Broadcast, Mobile, & Social. Business Rockstars is the largest daily producer of entrepreneurial content, bringing together some of the world’s biggest and most accomplished CEO’s, Start-ups, and Entrepreneurs. Business Rockstars reaches a cume audience of over 1 Million listeners and viewers. If you’re an entrepreneur, join our Community…..LOOK, LISTEN, LEARN.

  • Thursday, July 14th
  • From Pitching to Funding

    21:26
    Today on Business Rockstars, Mark interviews Lisa Tsou (Founder of The Winning Pitch), Branden Hampton (CEO of Celemerch) and Mason D Davis (Founder & Chief Creative Officer of Soulkix). Mark discusses the process of creating a winning pitch, the Do's & Don'ts of social media and how to become a leader that your employees look up to.. Inspire, Inform, Connect--this is Business Rockstars!
  • Thursday, July 7th
  • How To Make It In Business

    20:03
    Today on Business Rockstars, Mark interviews Cindy Whitehead (Founder of The Pink Ceiling), Julian Mitchell (Former Social Media/Editorial Director at RevoltTV) and Farbod Shoraka (Co-Founder & CEO of Bloomnation). Mark discusses the importance of surrounding yourself with the right people, the secrets to social media success and overcoming the struggles of funding.. Connecting you to Everything Entrepreneur, this is Business Rockstars!
  • Thursday, June 30th
  • The Right Buzz for Your Business

    31:47
    Today on Business Rockstars Ken interviews Scott Barnett (Founder & CEO of Bubba Gump Shrimp), DJ O'Neil (CEO of Hub Strategy), PJ Brice (Co-Founder & CEO of Cheeky Home) and Toni Ko (Founder of NYX Cosmetics). Ken discusses how Forrest Gump became one of the most popular restaurants, marketing your business in 3 easy steps, how failure can be a good thing, building a lifestyle brand just like Google, being unemployed might be one of your best traits and the third founder of Apple is.. Connecting you to Everything Entrepreneur, this is Business Rockstars!
  • Thursday, June 23rd
  • Keeping Your Team Inspired

    32:39
    Today on Business Rockstars Ken interviews Alan Wenkus (Writer of Straight Outta Compton), Nate Holzapfel (Founder of Mission Belt Company), Richard Bloom (Former Mayor of Santa Monica) and Nicole Rodriguez (NRPR Group). Ken discusses writing in the film industry, when the sale cycle really ends, what makes California is the eighth largest country, putting limitations on your LinkedIn photos and Siri's competition.. Connecting you to Everything Entrepreneur, this is Business Rockstars!
  • Thursday, June 16th
  • Follow Your Heart

    37:51
    Today on Business Rockstars, Ken interviews Lin Dai (CEO & Co-Founder of Hooch), Melinda Moore (CEO of Moore Media Ventures), Cosmo Scharf (Co-Founder of VRLA & Visionary VR), and Pablo Borquez Schwarzbeck (Founder of Produce Pay). Ken discusses being the accidetnal entrepreneur, there's no success without failure, how to put on a successful event, following your heart, the impact of a great track record, and the success behind Spotify. Connecting you to Everyting Entrepreneur, this is Business Rockstars!
  • Thursday, June 9th
  • Proper Communication

    39:23
    Today on Business Rockstars Ken interviews Matthew May (Author of Winning The Brain Game), Chelsea Krost (Speaker, Author & TV/Radio Personality), Terry Heller (Owner of Plan Check Kitchen + Bar), and Bill Ryan (CMO of Decisyon). Ken discusses entrepreneurs' business failures, the best places for millennials to live, the secret to communicating properly, why the restaurant industry is the worst to get into, the 4 C's into making something go viral, and why every workaholic needs a therapist. Connecting you to Everything Entrepreneur, this is Business Rockstars!
  • Thursday, June 2nd
  • Push Forward

    32:40
    Today on Business Rockstars Ken interviews Zachery Ty Bryan (Flash Mafia), Nancy Gale (Owner of JAMAH), Eve Blossom (Founder & CEO of WE'VE) and Kelly Lefkowitz (CEO of Strat/Assist). Ken discusses the critical first hour of your day, hiring a professional, the common background of the Fortune 500 CEO's, the secret to managing expecations, why pushing forward is key to growth, and who publishes the most articles in one day. Connecting you to Everything Entrepreneur, this is Business Rockstars!
  • Thursday, May 26th
  • Wealthy Habits

    41:28
    Today on Business Rockstars Ken interviews Christina Cindrich (2x American Emmy Award-Winning Television Producer, Host, and Actress), Paul Ollinger (Comedian and Author: You Should Totally Get an MBA), Clark Benson (CEO & Founder of Ranker) and Glenn Hemanes (Founder & Chief Creative Officer of KG Dynamic). Ken discusses how to become your future hero, how Travis Kalanick created a $50 billion company, the habits of wealthy people, how many days it takes to create a habit and Uber's dirty little secret.. Connecting you to Everything Entrepreneur, this is Business Rockstars!
  • Thursday, May 19th
  • You Don't Need To Be First To Win

    32:54
    Today on Business Rockstars Ken interviews Rosie O'Neill (Co-Founder of Sugarfina), Jon Ferrara (CEO of Nimble), Thomas Cridland (CEO & Founder of Tom Cridland) and Ken Dubner (CEO & Founder of Mind Training Solutions). Ken discusses how to build a disruptive business, the reason why e-mail shouldn't be your primary source of communication, not being first to win, what Richard Branson is really bad at, defining confidence and Twitter's latest upgrade.. Connecting you to Everything Entrepreneur, this is Business Rockstars!
  • Thursday, May 12th
  • Turn Dreams Into Reality

    34:37
    Today on Business Rockstars Ken interviews Shawn Riegsecker (CEO of Centro), Laurel Mintz (CEO of Elevate My Brand), Andy Cunningham (Founder & President of Cunningham Collective) and Michel Khairallah (Director of Brand Marketing at Orion). Ken discusses why you need to be more like the Rat Pack, how Sea World is finding its brand equity, the secret behind getting great ideas, how to turn your dreams into reality, finding your speed to cool and getting ready to be hacked.. Connecting you to Everything Entrepreneur, this is Business Rockstars!
  • Thursday, May 5th
  • The World Of Entrepreneurship

    33:32
    Today on Business Rockstars Ken interviews Mark Lack (Speaker & Entrepreneur), Amanda Taylor (Founder of DanceOn), Mark Schulman (Professional Drummer & Speaker) and John Shearer (CEO of Champion Technology Company). Ken discusses what milennials are looking for, how to be a bipolar founder, the world of entrepreneurship, why most of us suffer from glossophobia, the Tesla Model 4 and the most stressful time of the week.. Connecting you to Everything Entrepreneur, this is Business Rockstars!
  • Thursday, April 28th
  • Courageous Leaders

    35:09
    Today on Business Rockstars Ken interviews Michael Morelli (Founder of Morellifit), Brittany Castro (Founder & CEO of Financially Wise Women), Jason Reid (Co-Founder & CEO of Giftagram) and Tom Cronin (The Stillness Project). Ken discusses the dreaded "F word," compunded growth, Oprah Winfrey's secret, managing your own expectations, being a courageous leader, and Amazon's new delivery service. Connecting you to Everything Entrepreneur, this is Business Rockstars!
  • Thursday, April 21st
  • The Richest are in the Niches

    35:23
    Today on Business Rockstars Ken interviews Taryn Rose (CEO & Founder of DRESR, Inc.), Corey Mack (CEO of LAFORGE Optical), Beth Guastella (CEO of giggle) and Ryan Kelly (Founder of Ry's Ruffery). Ken discusses the secrets behind branding, knowing when to pivot, "firing yourself" , the art of being a great CEO, being a founder at 15 years old, and Intel leaving the PC.. Connecting you to Everything Entrepreneur, this is Business Rockstars!
  • Thursday, April 14th
  • Be Unique

    36:13
    Today on Business Rockstars Ken interviews James Arthur Ray (Author of NY Times Best Seller Harmonic Wealth: The Secret of Attracting the Life You Want), Marya Nordenhok (Director of Marketing and Sales of Toomi, Inc.), Brandon Hampton (Founder of One Penny Ad Agency) and Bill Dorfman (Founder of Leap). Ken discusses the secret behind finding your one special thing, prototyping made easy, being unique, starting a business for only $1,000, how to inspire kids and how Facebook is disrupting LinkedIn.. Connecting you to Everything Entrepreneur, this is Business Rockstars!
  • Thursday, April 7th
  • Crystallize Your Vision

    37:23
    Today on Business Rockstars Ken interviews: Kristoffer Nelson (COO of Social Reality), Mary Waldner (Mary's Gone Crackers), Raf Howery (Founder & CEO of Kukun) and Manrique Brenes (Founder & CEO of Blossom). Ken discusses building the best office building in the world, George R. R. Martin's success, the Crocodile Hunter and his hunger, why you have to have the right vision, why thinking beyond the box is more important than thinking outside the box, and the FBI's new problem with WhatsApp.. Connecting you to Everything Entrepreneur, this is Business Rockstars!
  • Thursday, March 31st
  • Growing Together With Your Team

    36:51
    Today on Business Rockstars Ken interviews: Dr Michio Kaku (Future & Physicist), Abbie Schiller (Founder & CEO of TheMotherCompany), Joanna Olsen (Owner of Coyote Ugly) and Abinash Tripathy (Co-Founder & CEO of Helpshift). Ken discusses circular economy, working at McDonald's, "secret" formulas, the superpower of spotting talent, growing up and Uber's new way of innovating you.. Connecting you to Everything Entrepreneur, this is Business Rockstars!
  • Friday, March 25th
  • You'll Never Know Until You've Tried

    36:28
    Today on Business Rockstars Ken interviews: Sydney Finkelstein (Author of Superbosses), Jolina Li (Founder & CEO of Buzzy Booth), Parham Nabatian (Chief Marketing Officer of Infinite Communications) and Ron Ford (Founder & Chairman of Malibu Holdings). Ken discusses what a superboss is, the gumption of becoming an entrepreneur, not knowing until you've tried, what it takes to be real, Generation Flux and how Tom Green got someone thrown in jail.. Connecting you to Everything Entrepreneur, this is Business Rockstars!
  • Thursday, March 17th
  • Leave Fear Behind

    36:06
    Today on Business Rockstars Ken interviews: John Sculley (Former CEO of Apple), Melissa Jawaharlal (CEO & Co-Foudner of STEM Center USA), Scott Leonard (Former CEO of ADD Marketing Inc.) and Daniel Singer (Co-Founder & CEO of Bond Labs). Ken discusses how the former CEO of Apple found talent, the secrets behind having a great Kickstarter campaign, how to not trust your fear, what your unfair advantage is, why teens don't want to go to college and a new way of making purchases on Amazon.. Connecting you to Everything Entrepreneur, this is Business Rockstars!
  • Thursday, March 10th
  • It's Not Always About Money

    35:20
    Today on Business Rockstars Ken interviews: Pablos Holman (Hacker & Inventor @ Intellectual Ventures Laboratory), Betsy Thagard (Founder of B. Toffee LLC), Sara Soulati (CEO of Global Cardio Care) and Frankie Scanlon (CEO of Gustus Vitae). Ken discusses the secrets behind the 20% Project, how not knowing will allow you to know what you need to know, it's not always about money, the differences between sales and marketing, finding you next customer on Facebook and what Google discovered when it comes to creating productive teams.. Connecting you to Everything Entrepreneur, this is Business Rockstars!
  • Thursday, March 3rd
  • Inside the Mind of an Emmy Award-Winning Director

    33:38
    Today on Business Rockstars Ken interviews: Thom Beers (Former Chairman & CEO of Freemantle Media North America), Steffany Kisling (CEO & Founder of SkyAngels), Kelly Lefkowitz (CEO of STRAT/ASSIST) and Keith Chambers (Founder of The Chambers Group). Ken discusses the mind of an Emmy-award winning director, Charm School for flight attendants, uncovering what really is an entrepreneur, which is best between a business plan and executive summary, what the triggers are that make you want to buy something, and saying good-bye to talking on your phone.. Connecting you to Everything Entrepreneur, this is Business Rockstars!
  • Thursday, February 25th
  • Thank Fear and Move Forward

    40:14
    Today on Business Rockstars Ken interviews: Diana Madison (Co-Founder of Shandy Media), Osei Gyamfi (Founder & CEO of Chillhound.com), Lindsay Namiache (Co-Founder & Co-CEO of Jive PR + Digital) and Smita Saxena (Founder & CEO of Stanza). Ken discusses getting paid to drop out of school, why Kodak failed, the superpower of reading lies, knowing the brain before it decides what to do and how to move forward fast.. Connecting you to Everything Entrepreneur, this is Business Rockstars!
  • Thursday, February 18th
  • Drive Your Passion, Don't Let It Drive You

    36:10
    Today on Business Rockstars Ken interviews: Aaron Ross (Author of "Predictable Revenue), Misa Chien (CEO of Fosubo), Hannah Lim (President of Lollaland) and Milo Chan (Go4Food). Ken discusses: how to find the predictable revenue in your business, why an amateur will cost you a fortune, the best entrepreneur TV shows, finding the passion that lies deep within you and why everyone will try to talk you out of opening a restaurant.. Connecting you to Everything Entrepreneur, this is Business Rockstars!
  • Thursday, February 11th
  • Making Your Ideas Come To Life

    30:54
    Today on Business Rockstars Ken interviews: Benny Luo (Founder of NextShark), Irina Slavina (Spokesperson at HUDWAY), Umair Kabani (Founder of BountyMe) and actor Ross Marquand. Ken discusses: why exiting should not be your way out; how Apple stole IBM's "think" idea; defining and entrepreneur; the secrets behind a viral video; and how to make your ideas come to life.. Connecting you to Everything Entrepreneur, this is Business Rockstars!
  • Thursday, February 4th
  • Great Entrepreneur Leaders Build Their Teams From Within

    37:04
    Today on Business Rockstars Ken interviews: Clay Hebert (Founder of Crowdfunding Hacks), Emily Chalk (Founder of East Of Ellie), Kevin Anderson (Co-Founder of Appetize) and world-renowned photographer Peter Hurley. Ken discusses: How a tribe of 6 million held hands across the country, creating your business like an avatar, why lack of focus will destroy your business, being a great boss, the company that beat Apple, and what Taylor Swift & Jay-Z have in common.. Connecting you to Everything Entrepreneur, this is Business Rockstars!
  • Thursday, January 28th
  • Why You Should Take The 'Just Do It' Approach In Business

    42:05
    Today on Business Rockstars Ken interviews: Destorm Power YouTube & Vine personality, Julia Roy Co-Founder of WorkHacks, Clayton Alexander CEO of Ember Technologies, Eric Oberholtzer CEO of Tender Greens, and Tony Uphoff CEO of Business.com. Ken discusses: How Nike's 'Just Do It' slogan changed lives, Productivity Hacks, Addiction of Interruptions, How Microsoft is going to teach your kids, How and when to Patent, The future of AdBlocking Technology, Connecting you to Everything Entrepreneur, this is Business Rockstars!
  • Thursday, January 21st
  • Be Proactive in Business, Not Reactive!

    32:22
    Business Rockstars host, Ken Rutkowski, interviews: Jonathan Sebastiani Founder of Krave Jerky, Kathy Smith President of Kathy Smith Lifestyle, Travis Lubinsky Founder of Flex Watches, Stuart Skloss CEO of Pura Vida Tequila, and Rich Redmond Founder of CRASH ENTERTAINMENT, LLC. Ken discusses The Secret of Planning Properly, Finding your Internal Outlier, Turning a Brand Into a Positive Culture, The Importance of Saying 'Yes', How to Protect Your Brand, The Doubt Group, and Why You Need to Step Out of Your Comfort Zone, Connecting you to Everything Entrepreneur - This is Business Rockstars!
  • Thursday, January 14th
  • Expand Your Business The Entrepreneur Way

    36:11
    Business Rockstars host, Ken Rutkowski, interviews: Rachael McCrary CEO and Founder of Jewel Toned, Rami Essaid CEO and Co-founder of Distil Networks, Tolga Onuk CEO of Thunderbolt, Daniel Smith Founder of Ketums, and Daniel Wagner CEO & Founder of BiFrost Pictures. Ken discusses Hacking & Crowdfunding, Why Stereotyping Can Be Good, The Best Location to Start a Business, Defining 'Entrepreneur', and How a Flag Might be Buying your Company - Connecting you to Everything Entrepreneur - This is Business Rockstars!
  • Thursday, January 7th
  • Disrupt Your Industry

    37:11
    Business Rockstars host, Ken Rutkowski, interviews: Greg Foster CEO of IMAX Entertainment, Jill Bigelow Founder and CEO of PELV-ICE LLC, Chris Finstad CEO of Content Checked, Than Merril CEO and Founder of Fortune Builders, and Cary Levine CEO of Mopro, Ken discusses How Rich People Think, Taylor Swift, How Caring and Passion Collide, Competetive Nature, The Forest Gump and applying it to business, What you need to know about Patents, and why you should Disrupt your space! Connecting you to Everything Entrepreneur - This is Business Rockstars!
  • Thursday, December 31st, 2015
  • What Makes Entrepreneurs Radically Different

    35:12
    Business Rockstars host, Ken Rutkowski, interviews: Mick Ebeling - CEO of Not Impossible Labs, Elissa Harris - Founder of Healthy Life Guru, Alex Charfen - CEO of CHARFEN, David Goodman - Founder of Coco Jack, and Cary Levine - Founder of Mopro. Ken discusses: What makes entrepreneurs radically different, How to test your own integrity, Why you need to experience Failure, and Pitching your Business. Connecting you to Everything Entrepreneur - this is Business Rockstars!
  • Thursday, December 24th, 2015
  • Why Your Business Should Be Your Passion

    36:50
    Business Rockstars host, Ken Rutkowski, interviews: Chris Gilpin - Founder and CEO of SignalVault, Heather Storm - Actress and Founder of Black LAB, Nick Lanfranco CEO of POP Paddleboards, Forbes Riley - CEO of SpinGym, and Rickard Hansson - Founder and CEO of Incentive. Ken discusses How to Identify a Community, Knowing when to give up, Why rapid growth could damage your company, How Starbucks grew into an international brand, and why your kid and Richard Branson are on the same spectrum. Connecting you to Everything Entrepreneur - This is Business Rockstars!
  • Thursday, December 17th, 2015
  • How To Take An Entrepreneurial Leap of Faith

    39:47
    Business Rockstars host, Ken Rutkowski, interviews: Peter Kim - Founder and CEO of Hudson Jeans, Trina Felber - CEO Primal Life Organics and Author of Beauty's Dirty Secret, Kush Kapila - Founder & CEO of STERLINGS Mobile Salon & Barber Co., Heather Storm - Founder of Black LAB, and Sam Morris - Founder of Zen Warrior Training.
    Ken discusses the difference between Incubators and Accelerators, How to be a Zen Warrior, Finding your purpose, Asking why in business, A Billion Dollar Business Strategy, Why having a CEO title could hold you back, The Secrets of Apple, What Google's Product is, and Why it is time to cheat on Siri - Connecting you to Everything Entrepreneur - this is Business Rockstars!
  • Thursday, December 10th, 2015
  • Be Your Own Boss in Business

    35:07
    Business Rockstars host, Ken Rutkowski, interviews: Chris Considine Founder and CEO of CXC Simulations, Ooshma Garg Founder and CEO of Gobble, Rahul Sidhu CEO of SPIDR Tech, Dan Smith the Founder of Ketums, and Ben Nader CEO at Butterfleye Inc. Ken discusses Robots taking over jobs, The Venture Capital shift, The secrets behind prototyping, The perfect pitch formula, The power of 'We", Business predictions of 2016, and why Google will be driving your car very soon. Connecting you to Everything Entrepreneur - this is Business Rockstars!
  • Thursday, December 3rd, 2015
  • Know Thyself in Business

    31:36
    Business Rockstars host, Ken Rutkowski interviews: Jared Eng - Founder of Just Jared, Alison Levine - Author of ON THE EDGE: Leadership Lessons from Mt. Everest & Other Extreme Environments, John Bates - Founder & CEO of Executive Speaking Success, Sean Kelly CEO of Snack Nation, and Matt Riley - CEO of Swiftype
    Ken covers topics every entrepreneur will come in contact with: What it takes to be a leader, The top 10 traits that found in a leader, How failure is going to help you, and how does a little company called Crystal really know everything about you?
  • Wednesday, November 25th, 2015
  • Be a Gladiator in Business

    31:27
    Business Rockstars host, Ken Rutkowski, interviews: Alicia Dunams Founder and CEO of BestsellerInAWeekend.com, Evan Owens CEO of Pogoseat, Joel Trammell CEO of Khorus, Alison Levine Author of ON THE EDGE: Leadership Lessons from Mt. Everest & Other Extreme Environments, Nick Lanfranco Founder and CEO of POP Paddleboards, and Zach Obront Founder of Book In A Box. Ken discusses: How you will never know until you try, Why writing a book is harder than climbing Mt. Everest, Platforms vs. Direct to Consumer Products, Why saying 'No' is important, How to compete with the gladiators in business, Teaching leadership, and the many benefits of working at Google! Connecting you with Everything Entrepreneur - this is the Business Rockstars Podcast!
  • Thursday, November 19th, 2015
  • Hire Smart, Fire Fast

    34:38
    Business Rockstars host, Ken Rutkowski, interviews: Katie Linendoll - tech expert and host of the Katie Dot Show, Michael Rhymer - director and producer, Brian Meece - Co-Founder of RocketHub, Evan Owens CEO of Pogoseat, and Gunnar Lovelace CEO of Thrive Market. Ken tells you Why it's not about the money, How to hire fast, How Marissa Mayer grew Yahoo!, The James Bond Franchise, Accepting Failure, How to fund your business, Connecting you with Everything Entrepreneur - this is the Business Rockstars Podcast!
  • Thursday, November 12th, 2015
  • Let 'Fear' Push You To The Next Level

    29:19
    Business Rockstars host, Ken Rutkowski, connects you to Everything Entrepreneur! Ken interviews: Bert Jacobs - Founder and CEO of Life Is Good Company, Mahdis Keshavarz - CEO of The Make Agency, Jason Sugarman - CEO of Valor Group Holdings, and Brandon Lucero - Founder and CEO of Sold With Video. Ken discusses: Why you should embrace fear, What the number two search engine is, Brick and Mortar stores in business, Improving the corporate infrastructure, Top Kickstarter Campaigns, and How to create YouTube videos that have millions of views.
  • Thursday, November 5th, 2015
  • What Defines an Entrepreneur?

    30:49
    Business Rockstars host, Ken Rutkowski, connects you to Everything Entrepreneur! Ken interviews: Brian Lee- Co-Founder and CEO of The Honest Company, Crystal Rose - Co-Founder of Sensay, Darren Marbles - CEO of CrowdfundX, Jared Eng - CEO of Just Jared, and Lloyd Marino - CEO of Avetta Inc. Ken discusses the different views of entrepreneurs, Brian Lee's 5 Tips on Starting a Business, What do billionaires have in common? What to do when you feel like you at a dead end in your career, and Purchase decisions based on Social Media.
  • Thursday, October 29th, 2015
  • The Power of 'We' in Business

    29:59
    Business Rockstars host, Ken Rutkowski, connects you to Everything Entrepreneur! Ken interviews: Brady Forrest - the co-founder of Highway1 and part of Bazillion Dollar Club, David Parent - CEO of Pixmob, Jay Rosenzweig - Founder of Rosenzweig & Company, Brian Lee - Co-founder of The Honest Company, and Cybele Pascal - The CEO of Cybele's Free to Eats! Ken discusses topics of: Google's mantra of "stay lean", The art and science of discovering talent, How to look at Facebook as a country, and How the most iconic companies have a core group of Founders, the writing styles of executives, and The power of 'We' in business!
  • Thursday, October 22nd, 2015
  • How To Turn Naysayers into Yaysayers in Business

    27:41
    Business Rockstars host, Ken Rutkowski, connects you to Everything Entrepreneur! Ken interviews: Nolen Niu - President of Nolen Niu Inc., Josh Felber - High Performance Coach, Mikki Willis - CEO of Elevate Films, Robert Tercek - Author of "Vaporize", Sandra Susino, How to turn the 'Naysayers' into 'Yaysayers' , simple steps on how to pitch almost anything, The Cinderella Business Story of Richard Branson, How to stay in a positive creative environment,
  • Thursday, October 15th, 2015
  • Why Business Leaders Have True Grit

    29:29
    Business Rockstars host, Ken Rutkowski, interviews: William Quigley - The Managing Director at Clearstone Venture Partners on How to pitch to a Venture Capitalist, Randy Paynter - Founder and CEO of Care2 discusses e-commerce and what to do when you are ahead of the game and the market might not be ready, Kristen Hamilton - CEO of Koru shares insight on how to be a successful entrepreneur, and Shark Tank winner and the Founder of Mission Belt Co. Nate Holzapfel gives you inside tricks on how to sell yourself for your business. Ken tells you why Grit is the winning tool in business, How to scratch your own itch, and How finding the next LinkedIn, Tesla, or Instagram is more art than science. Connecting you with Everything Entrepreneur - this is the Business Rockstars Podcast!
  • Thursday, October 8th, 2015
  • What is the Core Competence of Entrepreneurship?

    26:26
    Ken Rutkowski discusses Everything Entrepreneur: What it takes to be a successful entrepreneur, How to fire your clients, the Taco Bell flop, and How Bill Gates got to where he is today. Ken interviews Nathan Chan, the Founder of Foundr Magazine about the downsides of being an entrepreneur, Simon Treselyan the Owner of Starfire Seminars tells us how he applies what he learned in the Navy Seals to business, and Daniel Smith CEO of Ketums, a family owned San Francisco based clothing company.
  • Thursday, October 1st, 2015
  • Why Entrepreneurs Need to be Delusional

    22:56
    Business Rockstars host, Ken Rutkowski interviews: CEO of StyleHaul Stephanie Horbaczewski, CEO and Founder of Pura Vida Tequila Company Stewart Skloss, CEO of Tender Greens Erik Oberholtzer, Darrin Ginsberg the CEO of Super G Funding, and the CEO of Infuse Creative Gregory Markel. Ken covers topics every entrepreneur will come in contact with: How to overcome failures in business, How to make sure you are driving your passion, Raising Capital, and How you can get in touch with the CEO of Amazon!
  • Thursday, September 24th, 2015
  • Why Entrepreneurs Should Embrace Failure

    31:38
    Business Rockstars host, Ken Rutkowski, interviews: Scott Barnett - The Founder and CEO of Bubba Gump Shrimp, DJ O'Niel the CEO of Hub Strategy, PJ Brice - the CEO and Co-Founder of Cheeky Home, and Toni Ko - The Founder of NYX Cosmetics. Ken discusses how failure can be a good thing, why being unemployed might be one of your best traits, and lastly, get the inside scoop on Apple!
  • Thursday, September 17th, 2015
  • Business 'Underdog' Stories

    27:58
    Ken Rutkowski discusses the "underdog stories" in business and how you can use something other than money to start your business. This podcast features: Howard Marks - Executive Chairman of Start Engine and Co-Founder of Activision, Erik Oberholtzer - Co Founder of Tender Greens, Carine Schneider - President of Equity Management Solutions at Nasdaq Private Market
  • Thursday, September 10th, 2015
  • Entrepreneurs Greatest Struggles and Triumphs

    28:35
    Ken Rutkowski connects you to everything entrepreneur! Being an entrepreneur is hard. You will probably encounter more failure than success. Turn your greatest struggles into triumphs! Sean Wycliffe the CEO of Dealflicks tells you how raising money in business takes a great deal of persistence. Yair Landau, the CEO of Vadio, is a serial entrepreneur who gives startup tips on how to define a clear company mission. Ken tells you why you may not want to trust Google when looking up the word, 'Entrepreneur'. Gavin McGarry, the CEO of Jumpwire Media discusses social media and mailing lists.
  • Thursday, September 3rd, 2015
  • The Myth of Overnight Success in Business

    32:55
    Business Rockstars host, Ken Rutkowski interviews: Alan Wenkus the Producer and Writer of the hit film, 'Straight Outta Compton' cracks the Hollywood Code, Nate Holzapfel Shark Tank Success and CEO of the Mission Belt Co., and Nicole Rodrigues the CEO of NRPR Group. All of these success stories did not happen overnight. These successful CEO's are not "lucky" - they worked hard!
  • Thursday, August 27th, 2015
  • Break the Business Code

    28:46
    Ken Rutkowski tells you what it means to have a scalable business, Derek Muller the CEO of Veritasium tells you how he got his YouTube channel over 2.8 million subscribers and 160 million views, Corporate Wellness coach Elissa Fisher Harris talks about the Impostor Syndrome, Robert Graham the CEO of BranderLive tells you what to do when things go wrong in business, and find out How To get your LinkedIn Profile noticed.
  • Thursday, August 20th, 2015
  • Move over Bit Coin, there is a new Sheriff in town!

    29:14
    No talent is the leading cause of failure, the forgotten media in social, what is the 5 B rule, advice from a Super Bowl champion, and 60 second CEO with The Hulk (aka Lou Ferrigno!)
  • Thursday, August 13th, 2015
  • Making Mistakes are Necessary

    24:46
    On today's show, Ken discusses starting a business in an industry with a 95 Percent failure rate with Dave Houston, making football safer with Joe LaRocque, the most popular mistakes businesses make, the magical formula for you company with Jessica Iclisoy, and perfecting your pitch with Gerry Kelly.
  • Friday, August 7th, 2015
  • What do you do when your key employee goes to jail?!

    25:12
    Picture this, no more selfie sticks! Why you need to be working with Millennials. TombRaider Game Guru Keith Boskey explains why gamification is critical for your business. And how do women crack the CEO glass ceiling?
  • Tuesday, August 4th, 2015
  • Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 12 Minutes!

    32:58
    On today's show, how losing on Shark Tank can be a winning strategy, staying optimistic when starting a business, succeeding in an industry with more than 90 percent failure rate
  • Friday, July 24th, 2015
  • Hackathons

    33:23
    Today on Business Rockstars we discuss failure in starting a business, hacking your dream job with Shirin Salemnia, content marketing with Gregory Markell, being an "artist-coder" with De La Torre and disruptive thinking with Josh Tickell.
  • Friday, July 17th, 2015
  • Uber for Lawn Care

    34:52
    Today we discuss the right way to hire great people with Fred Joyal, the difference between lucky and unlucky with Julianne Goldmark, why 1955 is the best year for billionaires, the Uber for lawn care with Jeremy Yamaguchi, and subscription models with Candy Club founder Keith Cone.
  • Friday, July 10th, 2015
  • Embracing Technology

    31:14
    Today on Business Rockstars we discuss starting a business at an early age with Samantha Conn, utilizing websites to enhance your business with Andy Abramson, staying relevant with the use of technology, the Q's of success with Walter O'Brien and Cryptocurrency 101 with Steve Shepard.
  • Friday, July 3rd, 2015
  • Netflix for Tuxedo Rentals

    27:10
    Today on Business Rockstars, we discuss the business of problem-solving with Chris Sheng, effective Internet tools for business with Andy Abramson, introducing and marketing the Kiwifruit to the U.S. with Dr. Frieda Kaplan and successful crowd-funding campaigns with Nicole Rodrigues and her protege, Jules Bindi.
  • Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015
  • Changing the World with Big Data

    25:47
    Today on Business Rockstars we discuss big data with Jason Wright, decision fatigue/paradox of choice with Jennie Wong, online privacy with millenials Elvina Beck and Robert Graham, and mentoring John Cohn with the mastermind behind P90X, Tony Horton.
  • Tuesday, June 16th, 2015
  • Our Generation of "Screenagers"

    24:42
    Today on Business Rockstars we discuss values and women in the workplace with Dina Dwyer-Owens, the business code of ethics with Nate Holzapfel, disrupting the swimwear industry with Tori Praver, YouTube monetization with Ben Lister, and the influence of mobile tech on our generation of "Screenagers" with Ralph Simon, the Godfather of the Ringtone.

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