Episode 168 |

Outside-The-Box Tax Strategies with Mike Packman

The best time to plant an oak tree was twenty years ago. The second-best time is now. Tax planning is like that. We’re already at the tail-end of the year and now is the time to figure out how to shelter your hard-earned money from taxes. January 1st will be too late. No one gets excited about doing their taxes, but this episode number 168 is going to be very exciting because it will reveal […]

Episode 167 |

Painful Lessons Growing an 8 Figure Business with Rand Fishkin

Imagine the euphoria of learning that an investor is willing to bet $20 million on your company. Then imagine the stress that sets in after you realized what you’ve just signed up for. After all, that investor is expecting you to quadruple their money. My guest on this episode has been there. He not only lived to tell the tale, but he also wrote a book about it. Rand Fishkin is the author of Lost […]

Episode 165 |

Breaking The Mentality Of Scarcity with Sharon Lechter

Two books have had a profound impact on my life: Rich Dad Poor Dad and Outwitting the Devil. There are more than that, but these two are particularly pertinent to this episode. The authors of these two books, Robert Kiyosaki and Napoleon Hill respectively, have become household names but someone else had a hand in both books and she doesn’t get the limelight. Her name is Sharon Lechter and she’s our guest in this episode […]

Episode 163 |

Elevate Your Market and Your Marketing with the Legendary Jay Abraham

It was back in the mid ‘90s where I had first heard of the marketing legend, Jay Abraham. I never would have imagined for my life that I would eventually count Jay as a friend and yet here we are. I’m so grateful that he has joined me on this episode of The Optimized Geek. He’s been on Marketing Speak twice. Once where I interviewed him and once where he interviewed me about SEO. Those […]

Episode 156 |

Going Global, Cashing Out, and Starting Anew with Elisa Camahort Page

Anytime I can sit down and learn from someone who has built up a business from nothing and then sold it for a number well into the eight figures, I snap up that opportunity. Our guest in this episode number 156 isn’t just successful in business. She’s also a world-changer. I’m so excited to invite on to the show Elisa Camahort Page, known as the Co-Founder and COO of scrappy-startup-turned-global women’s media company, BlogHer Inc. […]