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What’s In This Episode:

Brad: Welcome to breaking down your business, episode 365. You can find the show notes of this episode of breakingdownyourbusiness.com/365.

Jill: It's us again. Oh my gosh, 365 episodes.

Brad: It's like a whole year. People don't spend a whole year with us.

Jill: Look at you, good at math.

Brad: I did that in my head.

Jill: Yeah.

Brad: Not even a calculator.

Jill: Unbelievable. Thank you to everybody who has stayed with us for fricking 365 episodes.

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What’s In This Episode:

Brad: Welcome to breaking down your business episode 364. [crosstalk 00:00:10].

Jill: Hello. It's still up.

Brad: You can find the show notes for this episode of breaking down your business.com/

Jill: I don't know, but you just said episood. I don't know.

Brad: 364.

Jill: It's like you still can't pronounce. We're 364 episodes then he's going to learn to speak English one day.

Brad: I don't know why you think that.

Jill: I don't know cause it helps with running a business.

Brad: I'm 53 years old. I am not going to learn something. [crosstalk 00:00:36] Pronunciation things.

Jill: I see, you're not going to learn words.

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What’s In This Episode:

Brad: Welcome to Breaking Down Your Business, episode 363. You can find the show notes for this episode on breakingdownyourbusiness.com/363.

Brad: Hey there, Jill. Jill, you're on mute. The button on the lower left, the one that looks like a mike-

Jill: Hello.

Brad: There you go. There you go.

Jill: Hello.

Brad: There you go.

Jill: Can you hear me?

Brad: I can hear you now. Yeah.

Jill: Oh my gosh. What is going on with technolgy?

Brad: Is this the way we start every meeting now, six times a day I have this conversation.

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What’s In This Episode:

Brad: Welcome to Breaking Down Your Business episode 362. [crosstalk 00:00:03] You can find [inaudible 00:00:04] of this episode at breakingdownyourbusiness.com/362.

Jill: That was me imitating you, but it didn't work.

Brad: Hi Jill.

Jill: Hi Brad.

Brad: I'm Brad from Anchor Advisors.

Jill: I am Jill from the Founding Moms and we still managed to talk over each other even [crosstalk 00:00:26] in the same studio.

Brad: I am losing my cotton picking mind.

Jill: Well, congratulations. It was gone a long time ago, you're just finally noticing.

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What’s In This Episode:

Brad: Welcome to Breaking Down your Business episode 361.

Jill: We're still here. Welcome back.

Brad: You can check the show notes of this episode on breakingdownyourbusiness.com/361.

Jill: 361, that's a lot of episodes.

Brad: I am Brad Farris from Anchor Advisors.

Jill: You are not. I'm Jill Salzman from The Founding Moms. See how I just cut you off right there? Did you like that?

Brad: Yeah. Yeah. It's good.

Jill: I'm ready for a fight today. Let's do it.

Brad: It's that banter, that back and forth.

Jill: Bant over because we talk over each other. Bant over.

Brad: Our sharp repartee.

Jill: Okay, sure. Yeah. I didn't mean to comment on the pronunciation. It's fine. Do you speak French?

Brad: No, no. Absolutely not.

Jill: Yeah, no, that was clear. That was rhetorical.

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What’s In This Episode:

Brad: If you're sick and tired, and every time you think about your business it makes you go aah, that is a poor indicator of your business health.

Brad: Welcome to Breaking Down Your Business, episode 357.

Jill: No, no, no, no. No, no. No.

Brad: You can find the show notes to this episode at breakingdownyourbusiness.com/357, beep, boop, bop, beep.

Jill: What's happened to you? Don't make me shout it. Nobody's going to know who we are. Oh, gross.

Brad: Jill. It's April. We're talking about numbers. So I thought that-

Jill: So, that immediately means robot voice.

Brad: Yes, exactly. Robot voice for the numbers.

Jill: Of course. Totally makes sense.

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What’s In This Episode:

Brad: Welcome to Breaking Down Your Business episode [inaudible 00:00:04] and we're back. You can find the show notes for this episode at breakingdownyourbusiness.com/359.

Jill: Yes.

Brad: I am Brad Farris from Anchor Advisors.

Jill: You're so shouty today. I'm Jill from the Founding Moms.

Brad: I'm always shouty, Jill.

Jill: Are you though?

Brad: I am.

Jill: I didn't know if it'd be different. I didn't know if it'd be different.

Brad: Today we're going to talk about how to sell during a pandemic.

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What’s In This Episode:

Brad: Welcome to Breaking Down Your Business!

Jill: There he is!

Brad: Episode 358.

Jill: So exciting!

Brad: You can find the show notes of this episode of BreakingDownYourBusiness.com/358.

Jill: All the numbers correct in the numbers episode.

Brad: Yes! We're talking about numbers for the month of April.

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What’s In This Episode:

Brad: Welcome to episode 357 of Breaking Down Your Business.

Jill: Hello everybody.

Brad: There's Jill.

Jill: Hey. I-

Brad: I'm Brad.

Jill: ... Already miss you, Brad. I'm Jill and you're Brad.

Brad: It's true.

Jill: And it's really, really difficult to do this right now. Do you want to tell the people why?

Brad: Well, so the last couple of episodes were recorded before the coronavirus overtook the United States. And so they were recorded in the studio at the beginning of March and we wanted to rush back into the studio and do like a coronavirus update for you. But-

Jill: We couldn't.

Brad: ... that didn't work out.

Jill: It did not.

Brad: Because Jill has been struck with the coronavirus.

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What’s In This Episode:

Brad: I think a lot of people spend time with that sort of good fit. And they just think that's what business is, it's hard, you have to go out and scratch and claw and dig things up. And they're trying lots of things but nothing's really sticking.

Jill: Yep, yep.

Brad: And so I just don't want people to live in that territory for a long time.

Brad: Welcome to Breaking Down Your Business, episode 356. You can find some of the show notes for this episode at breakindownyourbusiness.com/356.

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What’s In This Episode:

Jill: In my industry there are a lot of assumptions and stereotypes like moms love to drink wine. I'll tell you right now, this mom does not.

Brad: Welcome to Breaking Down Your Business episode 354, no, 355. It's 355.

Jill: You can't read numbers now.

Brad: No, I just can't remember numbers.

Jill: This is fun. This is a good start Brad.

Brad: If you want the show notes for this episode, go to breakingdownyourbusiness.com/355.

Jill: I can't believe he's checking his notes for two numbers. Unreal, unreal.

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What’s In This Episode:

Jill: When you talk about online networking, it sounds like we're relieving you of actual traditional face-to-face networking, which I think there's almost nothing more important.

Brad: Welcome to Breaking Down Your Business, episode 354.

Jill: You are welcome.

Brad: Welcome. You can find the show notes for this episode at breakingdownyourbusiness.com/354.

Jill: Well you're welcome. Welcome, Brad.

Brad: Top of the morning to you, Jill.

Jill: Oh dear God, this is Brad from Anchor Advisors.

Brad: Okay, we don't need a British accent. It's St. Patrick's Day.

Jill: Oh it is?

Brad: So we need an Irish accent.

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What’s In This Episode:

Brad: Welcome to Breaking Down Your Business, episode 352. You can find the show notes for this episode at breakingdownyourbusiness.com/352.

Jill: I haven't complained about the volume in a long time.

Brad: But when you do complain and then I do it softly, you complain about that too.

Jill: Yes. Brad: So there's just no way to make you happy.

Jill: That's correct.

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What’s In This Episode:

Brad: I'm a big fan of podcasting.

Jill: Same.

Brad: I think podcasting is a great way to demonstrate expertise.

Jill: Agreed.

Brad: However, it is a long tail process. Welcome to Breaking Down Your Business, episode 352. You can find the show notes for this episode of breakingdownyourbusiness.com/352.

Jill: So glad [inaudible 00:00:28].

Brad: That exciting, thrilling energy field voice, that's Jill from the Founding Moms doing her Ethel impression.

Jill: I don't know why I wanted to look like this. This is Brad from Anchor Advisors. If you've never listened to the show, I don't actually sound like this.

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What’s In This Episode:

Jill: If you want to play to my heartstrings, like every good story, like every good book or movie, I need you to move me emotionally.

Brad: Welcome to Breaking Down Your Business, episode 351. You can find the show notes for this episode at breakingdownyourbusiness.com/351.

Jill: 351.

Brad: When you go there, you might notice that we have a fresh coat of paint.

Jill: We do. New website, re-hauled, overhauled-

Brad: Nobody cares. Nobody cares.

Jill: ... over-site, over-web, website overhaul. We do.

Brad: That word salad there, that's Jill from The Founding Moms.

Jill: It is, and I believe we're listening to Brad from Anchor Advisors.

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What’s In This Episode:

Brad: I think a lot of people know things. There's a difference between knowing something and being able to articulate it in a way that someone else will understand.

Brad: Welcome to Breaking Down Your Business Episode 350. You can find the show notes and stuff at BreakingDownYourBusiness.com/350.

Jill: I'm so proud of you. You pronounced everything correctly. Well, then you just hit your hand on the computer.

Brad: I am my solved wacked today.

Jill: Hey, everybody!

Brad: So I am Brad from Anchor Advisors.

Jill: And I am Jill from the Founding Moms.

Brad: Are you?

Jill: Well, I'm also from the Breaking Down Your Business platform.

Brad: That's true.

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Brad Farris: When you're aiming at the center of the target, how often do you hit the center of the target?

Jill Salzman: Every single time.

Brad Farris: You do? That's amazing.

Jill Salzman: Sure, yeah.

Brad Farris: I think you lie. Welcome to Breaking Down Your Business, episode 349.

Jill Salzman: Good [inaudible 00:00:14].

Brad Farris: You can find the show notes from this episode at breakingdownyourbusiness.com/349

Jill Salzman: You'd think I've done this before.

Brad Farris: ... slash three, four, nine.

Jill Salzman: 349 episodes. Can't ever get used to that.

Brad Farris: I just want to point something out to you, Jill, that might not have occurred to you.

Jill Salzman: Probably hasn't.

Brad Farris: No one else gets scared, because they pushed play. They know what's coming.

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Brad: Especially for those of you that are struggling to get leads, that there's not enough people who are calling you up looking for your business or filling out the form on your website or whatever it is. If you can get this right, you can get people to call you up.

Brad: Welcome to Breaking Down Your Business, episode 348 [crosstalk 00:00:18]

Jill: Welcome, welcome, welcome.

Brad: You can find the show notes for this episode on breakingdownyourbusiness.com/348.

Jill: 348.

Brad: 348.

Jill: 348.

Brad: 348.

Jill: 348.

Brad: I'm Brad for Anchor Advisors.

Jill: I'm Jill from the Founding Moms.

Brad: This month, we're talking about the messages and promises that you make to your prospects. We don't want to hear any more mealy mouth claims, anymore, "I'm going to make your business better. You're going to be happier, blah, blah crap." So we've got some tough love for you this month. You ready, Jill?

Jill: Are we talking directly to LinkedIn spammers?

Brad: I wasn't, but what do you... Tell me about that LinkedIn spammers. [crosstalk 00:01:00]

Jill: The way you just described it all was basically the message I just got right before we started talking.

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Jill: Some people do show up to Mastermind wanting to show off how far they've come, how much money they've made, and feel better by putting everyone else down.

Brad: Yep.

Brad: Welcome to breaking down your business, episode 347.

Jill: Welcome, back.

Brad: You can find the show notes for this episode, which is a transcript now, at breaking down your business.com/347.

Jill: [inaudible 00:00:21] seven.

Brad: [inaudible 00:00:24]

Brad: I have no idea.

Jill: Somebody figure it out and let us know...

Brad: Jill, we're talking about accountability this month.

Jill: Yes we are.

Brad: We all need someone who's excited when we succeed, disappointed when we fail...

Jill: Okay.

Brad: Who is that for you?

Jill: I want to say it's you, Brad.

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Brad: There are definitely days when I lose a deal and I'm like, I'm never going to work again. No one's ever going to hire me. I just don't need someone to say, "Fred, you had three bad deals in a row."

Brad: Welcome to Breaking Down Your Business episode 346.

Jill: It really does scare me every time. Every time.

Brad: You can find the show notes for this episode at BreakingDownYourBusiness.com/346.

Jill: 346. That's a lot of episodes.

Brad: I'm Brad from Anchor Advisors.

Jill: I'm Jill from The Founding Moms.

Brad: Jill, what are we talking about today?

Jill: I don't know, but I'm feeling very military today. I don't know why.

Brad: This month we've been talking about accountability.

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Brad: Welcome to breaking down your business, episode 345! Can you find the show notes? It's up to breakingdownyourbusiness.com/345. What are you scared of, Jill?

Jill: I'm scared to tell you how excited I am because I bumped into a celebrity this week.

Brad: Who? What?

Jill: I locked eyes with him and yeah, I think we got married in like one glance.

Brad: You got married?

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Jill: I like to put myself in my customer and client's shoes-

Brad: Exactly.

Jill: ...in the way of, "What would I be interested in reading? Oh wait, something really short."

Brad: Right.

Brad: Welcome to Breaking Down Your Business episode 344.

Jill: Brad, we're talking to you.

Brad: It's a new year.

Jill: Is this a new year, new you?

Brad: It's a new me, yes.

Jill: [crosstalk 00:00:19] Already.

Brad: You can find something if you go to breakingdownyourbusiness.com/344. There's something there.

Jill: 344? Happy New Year.

Brad: To you too.

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