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Peer to Peer Forums with Mike Maddock- Mike Up In Your Business Podcast

Tue, 23 Mar 2021

Have you looked at the executive team you've built for your business? Do they think just like you under pressure? As an entrepreneur, you need people to help you see your blind-spots. So says author and founder of Flourish Forums, Mike Maddock, who says the right forum can provide the kind of diverse thought that acts as your own growth advisory board. Listen in!

Episode Notes

Mike Maddock is an entrepreneur, a keynote speaker, an executive coach and a writer.  

He calls himself an Idea Monkey because he loves to solve problems with disruptive ideas. This passion for problem solving led him to establish Maddock Douglas, Inc. in 1991.  Maddock Douglas has become an internationally recognized innovation consultancy that has helped more than 25% of the Fortune 100 create and launch new products, services and business models.

Mike has launched seven successful businesses - most recently Flourish Forums.  Flourish Forums is an invite-only growth advisory board engineered to help company leaders respond to quickly changing business environments.

A doodler, turned cartoonist, turned author, Mike has been using words and pictures to get laughs and build ideas his entire life. Today, Mike is a contributor to Forbes and author of four bestselling books: Free the Idea focus on what matters most!, Brand New: Solving the Innovation Paradox and Flirting With the Uninterested, Innovating in a Sold, Not Bought Category. And finally, Plan D––his latest book about Disruptors.

He also co-chairs the Gathering of Titans Entrepreneurial Conclave at MIT, and he is past Chapter president of Entrepreneurs’ Organization and Young Presidents’ Organization, both chapters located in Chicago.


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MUIYB Podcast-The Self Employed Life w Jeffrey Shaw

Tue, 16 Mar 2021

How many people can say they’ve never worked for anyone else? Selling eggs door-to-door at 14 years old began a lifetime of self-employment. As a speaker and small business consultant, Jeffrey Shaw helps self-employed and small business owners gain control of their business in what seems like otherwise uncontrollable circumstances. Drawing on his experience as a renowned portrait photographer, Jeffrey shows business owners how to see business through a different lens and strategies to compose the often-chaotic pieces of life and business into sustainable success. Jeffrey’s TEDxLincolnSquare talk is featured on and he’s the host of the top-rated podcast, The Self-Employed Life, author of The Self-Employed Life: Business and Personal Development Strategies That Create Sustainable Success and LINGO: Discover Your Ideal Customer’s Secret Language and Make Your Business Irresistible.

Behind The Mike- Playing HYGGE With The Team

Tue, 09 Mar 2021

Today we have a fun episode for you where the team plays the Swedish conversation game called HYGGE. We have a round table discussion regarding religion, committing crimes, doing one thing again for the first time and if money makes you happier. 

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Growing A Business In the Marijuana Industry w Bess Byers #MUIYB

Wed, 21 Oct 2020

Episode Summary

Bess and Mike focus on her journey growing a business in the cannabis industry which is highly regulated and highly taxed all while the industry generates hundreds of millions of dollars a year in revenue.

Topics include:

-Taxation and regulation

-Where the industry is headed

-Censorship on social media

-Opportunities for entrepreneurs

-The best allocation of marijuana income


Episode Notes

Bess Byers is the founder of Blaise Creative, a marketing company that does promotional marketing, amazing photography and social media for dispensaries and growers of marijuana. She has a background in PR and communication and lives in Seattle, WA.

Websites & Handles:

@ImCannaBess on Instagram

@BlaiseCreative on Instagram




We Have Moved The Show!

Thu, 30 Jul 2020

Thank you for being such a loyal listener! In order to support the needs of our audience we have created a new show called 'Mike Up In Your Business' or MUIYB for short. Go to to check it out! Right ow we are on spotify, apple, stitcher and more to come. The interviews are deeper, the topics are more current and the information is valuable for every business owner.

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