034 | Never Be Satisfied with Lu Zhang

THE ONLY EASY DAY WAS YESTERDAY Lu Zhang is the Founding and Managing Partner of Fusion Fund (A.K.A. NewGen Capital), a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm. She was recently awarded the Forbes 30 under 30 & Featured as the Honoree of VC category.  Lu tells the strike group why she is never satisfied with her perceived level of success and how to overcome people’s stereotypes of YOU! She was also the Founder and CEO of Acetone Inc. (acquired 2012 for $10M), a start-up focused on non-invasive technology for the early diagnosis of Type II diabetes. She is an advisor and mentor to several innovation programs and incubators in Silicon Valley.  Find Lu and her work at https://www.newgencap.com/ Find my work at LeadershipStrikeGroup.com! Check out this...

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You are NOT your business, Overcoming MASSIVE failure, Why you need to chase YOUR dream | THE DEBRIEF — Week of 17Jul

Are you looking to take control of your life? — Leadership Strike Group is perfect for you! We are inspiring the next generation of great leaders! The Week of 17Jul DEBRIEF is here! This one from Episodes 30-33! The support has been AMAZING — and I appreciate every share, every like, every recommendation! Thank you!! This week’s main themes include how to leave work at work to prevent burnout(true work-life balance), overcoming years of perceived failure, and why no one can tell you not to chase what matters most to you! Go back and listen to this week’s episodes to muster up the full...

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033 | Age Means Nothing When You Do What You Love With Ollie Forsyth

AGE DOES NOT MATTER — DO WHAT YOU LOVE Ollie Forsyth, 19, didn’t fit in at school. Bullies picked on him for being dyslexic, for being different. They said he was a nobody and always would be. He’d never succeed in life. Look at him now — he is the Founder of The Budding Entrepreneur’s club, one of the largest Entrepreneur Club’s in Europe. He has been featured in Forbes, The Daily Mail, The Guardian, among many others! He tells the Strike Group why age means nothing in life and what he would say now to those that bullied...

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032 | Know Your Downside Risk With Sam Slaughter

WHAT’S THE WORST THAT CAN HAPPEN?! Sam Slaughter is the Co-Founder and CEO of PowerGen Renewable Energy, a renewable energy company installing micro-grids in Africa’s most energy stricken regions. A Forbes 30 Under 30 honoree in 2017, Sam has grown his organization to over 80 people, raising $8M in capital to continue to forge ahead. Sam details understanding your downside risk to exploring your reasons for living and why with a huge meaningful purpose, failures merely become stepping stones to success.    Over the last six years under Sam’s leadership, PowerGen has installed hundreds of power systems across seven...

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031 | Step Up and Step Back with Kim Kaupe

WHY YOU MUST STEP UP AND STEP BACK TO LEAD YOUR BUSINESS Kim, 31, is the co-founder of ZinePak, a superfan-focused company that creates engaging fan packages for entertainers, brands, and celebrities. Most recently, she was named a Woman of Influence from the New York Business Journal and featured on ABC’s Shark Tank, securing offers from 4 out of 5 sharks. Previously she was named to Inc.’s 35 Under 35, Advertising Age’s 40 Under 40 and Forbes 30 Under 30. Kim brings to life what’s like to lead a small business to rise above the competition. She also teaches the strike group...

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030 | Having a Direction is Everything with Alex Saidani

WHAT’S YOUR NORTH STAR? Alex Saidani is a 22 year old serial entrepreneur from England with a passion for technology who was recently listed on Entrepreneur’s list of 27 CEOs under 27. He is the CEO of InDemand. Indemand is a Software as a solution enabling grocers and supermarkets to sell online and offer home delivery to their customers Alex talks to the Strike Group about why he initially failed because he couldn’t find a direction for his business and how you can avoid doing the same thing! His advice about sharing your vision allows you to stay on...

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Don’t Let Tragedy Define You, Your Dream Job, Change is Tectonic | THE DEBRIEF — Week of 10Jul

Are you looking to take control of your life? — Leadership Strike Group is perfect for you! We are inspiring the next generation of great leaders! The Week of 10Jul DEBRIEF is here! This one from Episodes 26-29! The support has been AMAZING — and I appreciate every share, every like, every recommendation! Thank you!! This week’s main themes including how to handle tragedy, understanding what it will take to land your dream job, and how to let go of the inner voices holding you back! Go back and listen to this week’s episodes to muster up the full content from each episode! Subscribe...

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029 | Change is Necessary to Become Successful with Daniel Houghton

WITHOUT CHANGE YOU WILL NEVER START SOMETHING NEW The story of how Daniel Houghton, 29, became CEO of Lonely Planet at the age of 24 reads like a page straight out of a Hollywood screenplay. Daniel grew up in Atlanta, and studied photojournalism at Western Kentucky University. He graduated in 2010, set up a small marketing agency, and photographed weddings as a side hustle. A film he had made with his agency caught the eye of an American business mogul, who asked Daniel to set up and run NC2 Media and create online travel content. After the two created NC2...

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Tim Paul

2010 Naval Academy Graduate. Surface Warfare Officer. Housemate is my beautiful wife, Christie. One old dog, Mason. Lacrosse coach. Card carrying member of Generation Y.

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