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The View From The Top with Aaron Walker

The View from the Top podcast is a world-class podcast created for men interested in living a life of success and significance. In this weekly podcast, hosts Aaron Walker and Danny "Sunshine" Bauer interview men in the Iron Sharpens Iron Masterminds facilitated by Aaron Walker. Guests share entrepreneurial insights and success stories from working in a mastermind. This show is for men interested in being successful businessmen, intentional husbands, and better friends. Men should come here regularly for inspiration and to get to the amazing guys at The View from the Top. Each episode is 20-30 minutes perfect for your commute, workout, and making your chores at home more enjoyable! Aaron Walker has been in a mastermind with Dave Ramsey, Dan Miller, and Ken Abraham for more than a decade and now he wants to share what he has learned with you, the listener.
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May 31, 2017

Brian Seim is the owner of EvoDynamic, where he primarily focuses on software development. Brian quit his job in June, and made the plunge to be his own boss. Brian discusses some of the unexpected benefits of being a business owner, and what his new life means for his family.

 

Highlights from This Episode:

● Why did Brian start EvoDynamic?

● What was the most unexpected benefit for Brian when he started his own business?

● Now that Brian has quit his job, he has much more time to spend with his family. How does he manage his time between family and the new business?

● What are some of Brian’s routines with the kids?

● How does Brian get stuff done for clients? What does his schedule look like?

● How has the Iron Sharpens Iron mastermind helped Brian with his new business?

● Don’t be afraid to call up some people and take them out to coffee!

● Be mindful with your social media. Add value to your feed, not ego.

● What do people consistently ask Brian for help with?

● When was the last time Brain experienced joy?

 

Resources:

Viewfromthetop.com

Global Leadership Summit

EvoDynamic

The E Myth, by Michael Gerber

May 24, 2017

David Kincade is the President of Alberta Business Grants, a company that helps businesses with their grant applications. Even though David is working incredibly hard these days, he still feels like he’s retired. This is just one of the many gifts he’s received from being his own boss.

 

Highlights from This Episode:

● Daniel admits he tears up super fast during sentimental commercials.

● Everybody has a pain point that needs solving.

● Entrepreneurship gives you so much freedom. Don’t wait for freedom to come to you.

● One of the most meaningful things in life is work that you love and enjoy.

● How did David get less cluttered and more focused, in the work that he’s doing now?

● What does your client want? What do they need? Ask them!

● David talks about how he stopped trading his time for dollars.

● Why did David join the Iron Sharpens Iron community?

● Want to improve your character and business? Then you have to join ISI!

● Not sure if you’re ready to jump? Daniel says, jump! You’ll be pleasantly surprised by the results.

 

Resources:

Viewfromthetop.com

Global Leadership Summit

Albertabusinessgrants.ca

May 17, 2017

David Cook is the Co-Founder of Dfranco Decorative Finishes. David became an entrepreneur after he suffered from a back injury that made him no longer able to do the physical work he needed to do for his job. On this episode, David talks about his sons, and shares tips on how he and his wife still keep the spark alive.

 

Highlights from This Episode:

● Why did David name his business Dfranco Decorative Finishes?

● How difficult was the career transition mentally for David?

● What lessons did David learn from the men in the Iron Sharpens Iron group?

● David talks about his sons and why he’s proud of them.

● When was the last time David experienced Joy?

● What tips does David have about a long lasting marriage?

● How does David pray to God?

● What do people consistently ask David for help with?

● What is David currently obsessed with?

● How does David combine his faith into his work?

 

Resources:

Viewfromthetop.com

Global Leadership Summit

Dfrancofinishes.com

May 10, 2017

Dwayne Paro is a Veteran’s Coach and Contributor for The Huffington Post. Dwayne served in the Air Force for eight years, and currently helps veterans transition out of the military and into the real world. On this week’s episode, Dwayne discusses what he learned from the Air Force, and how he shows up as a leader to his team.

 

Highlights from This Episode:

● How has Dwayne been able to overcome some of his challenges?

● What skills did Dwayne learn while he was serving in the military that still help him to this day?

● Why did Dwayne start his business?

● How does Dwayne create a fun environment for his staff and coworkers?

● Everybody is involved in the meeting, not just the top guys.

● Nobody has an office. Everybody is in it together and everybody knows what’s going on.

● Dwayne regularly admits when he’s wrong or when he’s screwed up. There’s no pride in great leadership.

● What is Dwayne currently obsessed with?

● Why did Dwayne join Iron Sharpens Iron?

● What has been the most unexpected benefit from joining ISI?

 

Resources:

Viewfromthetop.com

Global Leadership Summit

Dwayne Paro’s podcast on iTunes

May 3, 2017

Kevin Wallenbeck is the Founder of RVing Planet and the Co-Founder of InteractRV. Kevin is the father of three daughters, and discusses what it’s like raising children and planting seeds for their success in life. Kevin believes self-improvement is incredibly important, especially as an entrepreneur, and that you should never stop learning.

 

Highlights from This Episode:

● When was the last time Kevin experienced joy?

● When Kevin heard his two younger daughters give speeches at his older daughter’s wedding, he knew they’ll be okay for the ‘real world.’

● Kevin discuss what’s it like raising 3 daughters.

● Kevin plants seeds in his children’s lives by having the real and tough conversations with them.

● What do people consistently ask Kevin for help doing?

● As an entrepreneur, you have to constantly be learning new things.

● Why did Kevin join Iron Sharpens Iron?

● The two most important things that stand out to Kevin, based on the books he’s been reading, is you need focus and execution.

● How did Kevin get into RVs?

● Kevin offers some final words of advice.

 

Resources:

Viewfromthetop.com

Global Leadership Summit

Rvingplanet

Interactrv

The E Myth, by Michael Gerber

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