Practical Advice for Life and Business Success with Celebrity Chef Kenny Gilbert

August 13, 2019 in Podcast

This episode of the Creating a Brand Podcast is packed full of wisdom from celebrity Chef Kenny Gilbert. Chef Kenny has a lot of experience in the kitchen and life. He shares practical advice for life and business success with Amy West.

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Chef Kenny Gilbert with His Practical Advice for Life and Business Success

Chef Kenny Gilbert beat Bobby Flay; ? he cooks for Oprah Winfrey, and he was on Top Chef season 7 and cutthroat kitchen ?. He’s often referred to as the beast in the kitchen.

Chef Kenny asked himself a great question “What do I want to be? What do I want the world to see me as?” He realized he needed to make an impact on people’s lives. In order to do this, Kenny needed to have a strategy.

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He learned that he needed to keep the main thing the main thing. ?‍? For Chef Kenny, it was all about the food. Not the TV deals, not the diamond awards.

As a chef, Kenny naturally has to be good at time-management. He has allowed his discipline in the kitchen to flow throughout his entire life. If you want to go places in life, you too must learn to control your time.

About Chef Kenny Gilbert:

You can learn more about Chef Kenny Gilbert and all of his accomplishments on his website,

Resources Mentioned in this Episode:

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The Framework for Earning More Paying Clients with Wes Gay

August 6, 2019 in Podcast

In this episode of the Creating a Brand Podcast, Alex Sanfilippo interviews Wes Gay on the topic of gaining more paying clients. Wes shares the framework for earning more paying clients that WORKS.

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The Framework for Earning More Paying Clients with Wes Gay

Wes Gay shares his vast knowledge of customer acquisition. He has a background in marketing and his StoryBrand Certified Guide status.

We cover using storytelling in your business (and how that works) along with always seeking to provide value. The goal for every business owner needs to be to add value. When you add value, you earn customers. ?

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Are you clear about what you want for your potential customers? Is it easy to understand and follow so they can become a paying customer? Or is it confusing and complicated? Clarity is key! ?

Wes Gay drops some wisdom bombs ? on us in this interview! These are points that will lead to you earning more paying clients. If you’re looking to gain more clients and grow your business, this interview is for you.

About Wes Gay:

Wes is the founder and CEO of Wes helps you navigate your way to business growth with the StoryBrand framework. You can schedule a call with him directly through his website.

Resources Mentioned in this Episode:

  • Building a StoryBrand – The book that makes marketing easy:

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What unique problem do you solve for your ideal customer?

From Broke College Students to 8 Figure Business Owners Through Amazon with Max Abreu and Garland Sullivan

July 30, 2019 in Podcast

Two young entrepreneurs Max Abreu, and Garland Sullivan started an Amazon 3rd party seller business while they were still attending college on a swimming scholarship. They immediately began succeeding. Within three years, they went from broke college students to 8 figure business owners through Amazon.

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How Max Abreu and Garland Sullivan Went From Broke College Students to 8 Figure Business Owners Through Amazon



When I asked Max and Garland if they thought their business would grow that fast, they said yes. ? Both of these guys saw the potential.

I wanted to interview Max Abreu and Garland Sullivan on the Creating a Brand Podcast because they know what it takes to scale a business and quickly create a brand/new product.

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This episode is very inspiring. It’s full of wisdom and ideas on how to quickly grow your brand/product or company.

If you’re interested in becoming a 3rd party Amazon seller, ? or if you’re interested in learning about what to do when your business starts growing exponentially this episode is for you!

About Max Abreu and Garland Sullivan:

Max and Garland are two entrepreneurs that you’ve likely purchased from if you’ve used Amazon Prime. If you’re interested in working with them or selling on Amazon, visit to get in contact with Max and Garland.

Resources Mentioned in this Episode:

  • Seller Systems –  A helpful Amazon consulting community and courses to teach you to succeed on Amazon.

What was your biggest takeaway from this episode and how will you implement it? Let me know in the comments.

Knowing Your Worth with Angie Orth a Successful World Travel Blogger

July 23, 2019 in Podcast

Today’s guest is Angie Orth. Angie has been featured as a world travel expert on National Geographic, Southern Living, Glamour Magazine, the New York Post, and many other publications. She credits a lot of her success the principle “knowing your worth.”

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Angie Orth on Knowing Your Worth

She tackles the topic of knowing your worth (or value) It’s a topic that many of us don’t consider much, and because of that, we undervalue ourselves.

In this episode of the Creating a Brand Podcast Angie Orth talks about what makes you stand out. It means knowing who you are, standing up for what you believe in, and having all the details/facts about your niche. ?

Angie Orth also talked about the importance of playing the world’s game. Right now, SEO and blogging are huge, so you need to adapt and become an expert in these fields.

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Don’t be afraid of your worth. Own it. Stand up and be vocal about it.

In this episode, Angie Orth also shares her wisdom and helpful tips for people who are just starting or wanting to gain more traction. This episode is for you if you’re ready to take your business to the next level. ?‍?

About Angie Orth:

Angie is the founder and CEO of She travels around for multiple reasons; mainly as a travel blogger, but also a speaker and a blogging coach.

Resources Mentioned in this Episode:

  • Amy WestThis episode’s interview host.
  • YoastThe #1 WordPress SEO Plugin (Get more visitors from Google and Bing!)
  • WordPress –  The internet’s best platform to build a blog/website.

What’s your next step to begin properly placing value on your product/service?