Inside BS Show with The Godfather and Nicki G.

Inside BS Show with The Godfather and Nicki G.

If you are an entrepreneur, CEO of a private company, or leader of a professional firm, you need your daily dose of Inside Business Secrets. Each day we address an issue that is top of mind for the entrepreneurial business leader. We discuss revenue growth, community building, succession planning, exit strategy, hiring top talent, over-regulation, and thorny legal issues. Our "secret sauce" is that we make you a part of the conversation. The show is hosted by attorney/entrepreneur Nicola Gelormino (Nicki G) and author/consultant Dave Lorenzo (The Godfather of Growth). This Miami-based duo shocked the ProVisors national networking community by building the largest and most influential group of professional advisors in less than a year. They interview and share valuable insights daily with CEOs, entrepreneurs, and business leaders. A new episode drops daily at 8 AM. To connect with Dave Lorenzo, call - (786) 436-1986 To connect with Nicola Gelormino, call - (305) 423-1994

Episodes

December 5, 2023 27 mins

On this episode of The Inside BS Show, Nicola Gelormino and Dave Lorenzo discuss the importance of personal growth and overcoming the fear and lack of support that often hold us back. Nicki shares her personal experience of wanting to try stand-up comedy and how Dave encouraged and supported her in taking the risk. They emphasize the need to surround yourself with people who enable your growth and the importance of being u...

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In this episode, Nicola Gelormino and Dave Lorenzo share five tips for a great holiday party experience. They discuss the importance of not overindulging in cocktails, keeping conversations positive and light, avoiding sales pitches at holiday parties, understanding the dynamics of different types of parties, and not having serious conversations at social events. The hosts emphasize the need to be mindful of one's behavior...

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In this episode, Dave Lorenzo and Nicola Gelormino discuss the need for patience in growing a business. They also share their experiences on their recent trip to Chicago. They reflect on the importance of building relationships in business. They also express gratitude for their audience and the journey they have been on together.

Takeaways

  • Building relationships and delivering value are key to success in business.
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This episode of The Inside BS Show focuses on fostering a mentally healthy workplace. Dave and Nicola discuss the importance of mental health, the need for conversations about wellbeing, promoting well-being in the workplace, providing access to mental health resources and support, and mental health training for employees and managers.

Takeaways

Conversations about mental health and well-being should be encouraged in the wor...

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November 20, 2023 13 mins

On this episode of the Inside BS Show, Dave Lorenzo and Nicola Gelormino discuss the concept of a "season of focus" and how it can help individuals achieve their goals. They emphasize the importance of clarity of purpose, breaking goals down into smaller tasks, celebrating small wins, and setting a defined endpoint for the season of focus. They also highlight the need for balance and taking breaks to recharge before starti...

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On today's Sunday Special, Dave Lorenzo and Nicola Gelormnio discuss Nicola's recent comedy performance and the success of their joint presentation. They emphasize the importance of preparation and taking risks in personal and professional growth. They also discuss the value they provide through their business and the positive feedback they have received. However, they also address the challenges of dealing with jealousy a...

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On this edition of The Inside BS Show with The Godfather and Nicki G., Dave Lorenzo, and Nicola Gelormino discuss the seven steps to dominating a new market within 12 months.

They emphasize the importance of identifying ideal clients and focusing on those who have the highest lifetime value. They also discuss the need to determine the huge problem that is costing these clients and create urgency around solving it. They str...

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    November 14, 2023 23 mins

    On this episode of the Inside BS Show, Dave Lorenzo and Nicola Gelormino discuss how to select the right business coach. They provide three tips for finding the right coach: 1) Hire someone who has achieved what you want to achieve in your business; 2) Find a coach who specializes in the specific area you need help with; and 3) Talk to both current and past clients of the coach to get a better understanding of their style ...

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    On today's show, Dave Lorenzo and Nicola Gelormino discuss their busy week in their business, Exit Success Lab (ESL). They onboarded 10 new members into ESL, who then referred two more members. They also had successful orientation sessions where they shared their vision and business plan with the new members. They emphasize the importance of recognizing and celebrating their accomplishments as entrepreneurs. They also disc...

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    In this episode of the Inside BS Show, Nicola Gelormino and Dave Lorenzo discuss the importance of having a management succession plan in place. They provide seven best practices for implementing a management succession plan, including starting early, identifying key positions and competencies, assessing and developing talent internally, creating individual development plans, implementing a mentoring and coaching program, ...

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    On this episode of the Inside BS Show, Nicola Gelormino and Dave Lorenzo discuss the biggest opportunity that entrepreneurs often miss out on: getting in front of their ideal clients. They emphasize the importance of focusing on ideal clients rather than referral sources and provide three benefits of getting in front of ideal clients. 

    The first benefit is understanding the problems that clients have and being able to s...

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    November 8, 2023 18 mins

    In this episode of the Inside BS Show, Nicki G. and Dave Lorenzo discuss tips for attracting more referrals for your business. They emphasize the importance of asking for referrals and making it known that you are open to receiving them.

    They also suggest giving referrals and making key introductions to others as a way to build relationships and establish yourself as a giver.

    They recommend being specific when asking for r...

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    November 7, 2023 15 mins

    In this episode of the Inside BS Show, hosts Nicola Gelormino and Dave Lorenzo provide tips for introverts to make selling easier. They emphasize the importance of shifting the mindset from selling to helping, and suggest seeking to help others rather than focusing on making sales. They also recommend asking friends to introduce you to new people, bringing a wing person to networking events for support, scripting your open...

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    Dave and Nicola share the six things they have learned through 60 episodes of The Inside BS Show with The Godfather and Nicki G. 

    The first lesson is to stop worrying about what other people think and not let fear hold you back from pursuing your passions. The second lesson is that anyone can learn anything with the right mindset and immersion in the subject matter. Dave and Nicola discuss the importance of frequency of com...

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    On this episode of The Sunday Special, Dave Lorenzo and Nicola Gelormino discuss their recent absence from the show due to work commitments and health issues. They talk about their experiences with COVID-19 and the challenges of balancing work and personal life as entrepreneurs. Nicola and Dave shared a little of their business strategy and some thoughts about their small business marketing plan. They also shared their rec...

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    In this episode of the Inside BS show, Dave Lorenzo discusses how a business strategy review can impact enterprise value. He explains that enterprise value is the bottom line of a business and what someone would pay for it. To increase the value of a business, a business strategy review should be conducted every year. The 10 areas that should be reviewed are the drivers of business value, including revenue streams, leaders...

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    On this episode of the Inside BS Show, Dave Lorenzo and Nicola Gelormino discuss the importance of updating business strategies in three key areas: sales and marketing systems, leadership development, and cybersecurity. They emphasize the need for businesses to shift from old-school approaches to more modern and effective strategies. In sales and marketing, they advocate for delivering value first, building relationships, ...

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    On this episode of the Inside BS Show, Dave Lorenzo discusses the difference between business strategy vs. corporate strategy. While many people use these terms interchangeably, there are distinct differences between the two. 

    Business strategy focuses on short-term objectives such as acquiring new customers, increasing customer lifetime value, and crafting the customer experience. On the other hand, corporate strategy zoom...

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    On today's show, Dave Lorenzo discusses the 10 key drivers of business value in a seminar he conducted for professional service providers. He emphasizes the importance of understanding these drivers and employing leverage to attract and retain clients. He also highlights the difference between having a business and having a job, and provides tips on how to convert a job into a business. Throughout the seminar, he engages t...

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    On this episode of the Inside BS Show, Nicola Gelormino and Dave Lorenzo discuss the difference between exit planning and management succession planning. They highlight the benefits of management succession planning, such as employee advancement and the open transfer of knowledge. They emphasize the importance of having a clear career path for employees and developing and implementing succession and knowledge transfer plan...

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