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Thrivetime Show | Business School without the BS

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"It's like Steve Martin meets Steve Forbes." - Jim Stovall - NY Times Best Selling Author. Experience business school without the BS with former US SBA Entrepreneur of the Year Clay Clark and the optometrist turned business tycoon Doctor Robert Zoellner. This award-winning team has been featured on Forbes, Fast Company, Bloomberg, Pando Daily, etc.

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The Four Steps to Simplification That Will Allow You to Increase Your Compensation

May 03, 2022 11:00 - 42 minutes - 102 MB

With the assistance of these four super moves your wallet is guaranteed to to see an increase in compensation through the application of simplification.

How to Design Your F6 Life

April 13, 2022 11:45 - 22 minutes - 31.9 MB

Do you feel like your schedule is out of control? Do you feel like you are just going from one burning fire to another all day without achieving your goals? Learn the secrets & the systems needed to optimize your life by taking command over your schedule.

Lyrical Miracle | Yung Knowledge | Remix / Cover of Justin Bieber’s Love Yourself

March 22, 2022 12:30 - 4 minutes - 5.91 MB

Today’s lyrical miracle features Yung Knowledge’s remix/cover of Justin Bieber’s Love Yourself. Enjoy.

Vernon Davis - Dancing with the Stars | Making the Jump from Football Field to the Business Boardroom

March 03, 2022 14:15 - 31 minutes - 43.8 MB

NFL Super Bowl Champion, 2-time All-Pro and Dancing with the Stars contestant joins us to share about transitioning from the NFL to his new careers as an entrepreneur, actor, and artist.

Former NFL Player Turned Pastor Miles Mcpherson Shares How to Turn Your Dreams into Reality

March 01, 2022 12:00 - 37 minutes - 56.4 MB

Former NFL player turned pastor, Miles McPherson shares how he was able to overcome his drug addictions into route to growing the 20,000 member “The Rock Church.”

David Novak on Why Being Late Means You Don’t Respect People’s Time, How to Get Promoted and How to Develop a Higher Sense of Urgency

February 23, 2022 12:00 - 35 minutes - 48.4 MB

The former CEO of YUM! Brands (Taco Bell, KFC, Pizza Hut, etc.) who was able to help lead the company to double the number of restaurants to 41,000, and growing its market capitalization from $4 billion to $32 billion teaches on leadership

Gino Wickman | The Entrepreneurial Leap: Do You Have What It Takes to Be an Entrepreneur?

February 10, 2022 16:30 - 55 minutes - 77.4 MB

Is your business struggling to gain traction? The internationally best-selling author of Traction, Gino Wickman teaches the best-practice systems and processes for leading your weekly team meetings, how to focus on what matters, and how to create a scalable business model.

Benton Crane | The CEO and Founder of the Viral Video Marketing Company Harmon Brothers (Why You Must WOW to Sell NOW)

February 09, 2022 14:00 - 42 minutes - 59.8 MB

The marketing expert (Benton Crane), whose internet video campaigns like Poo-Pourri have racked up 1.5 billion views and $350 million in sales shares why you have less than 5 seconds to WOW your ideal and likely buyers with your marketing NOW if you want to sell them something.

What Character Traits Should You Look for When Hiring People? (with NBA Hall of Famer, David Robinson)

February 07, 2022 13:00 - 5 minutes - 7.62 MB

Business coach Clay Clark and NBA Great, David Robinson explains the importance of finding the right people for you and your organization.

Ben Carson | Overcoming Poverty In Route to Becoming an Award-Winning Neurosurgeon and the 17th United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

February 04, 2022 14:00 - 18 minutes - 25.4 MB

Ben Carson shares how he is working to help Americans to overcome poverty, the importance of choosing to not become a victim, the power of reading, how his mother was able to raise a neurosurgeon, &a rocket scientist + more WATCH:

John Maxwell on The Leader’s Greatest Return - Attracting, Developing, and Multiplying Leaders

February 03, 2022 13:30 - 55 minutes - 78.3 MB

Are you struggling to develop leaders within your organization? John Maxwell who is a legendary leadership expert, a best-selling author of 84 books, the owner of 7 companies and a man who has sold over 20 million copies of his books joins us to share how to build leaders and a culture of leadership development.

The Pastor of 10,000 + (Ron Vietti) On Why You Must Be Willing to Work 60 Hrs Per Week for 10-15 years to Achieve Your Dreams

February 02, 2022 13:00 - 52 minutes - 77.4 MB

Do you have the vision to start something big? Are you working with limited resources? The Pastor of a 10,000 + member and 85+ employee church explains how he started his church with door to door marketing and acapella praise and worship, 10 teenagers and a willingness to do whatever it takes.

John Bevere on Finding Strength and Purpose In Your Wilderness

February 01, 2022 17:00 - 22 minutes - 36.8 MB

Best-selling author of 16 books, Sought-after leadership expert and Christian speaker John Bevere shares about the importance of finding strength and purpose in your wilderness.

Pastor Randy Frazee on Why Faith Works and the Power of Using the Hebrew Calendar

January 27, 2022 12:00 - 53 minutes - 78.5 MB

Throughout Pastor Randy Frazee’s career, he has pastored 4 churches. He grew his first church in Ft. Worth from 400 members to nearly 4,000 members before joining Willow Creek Church which now has 28,000 members. Pastor Frazee then went on to Oak Hills Church in San Antonio to help grow the church from approximately 500 members to nearly 10,000 people.

NY Times Best-Selling Author Jon Acuff on How to Get Things Done, Why Good Things Don’t Just Happen and Why Enemy is the Perfect of Done

January 24, 2022 15:00 - 29 minutes - 45.3 MB

Jon Acuff (New York Times Bestselling author) breaks down why perfect is the enemy of done, how to get started turning your dreams into reality, and why he carries a massive 3.5 x 3 foot visual calendar to stay on top of his schedule.

Jeff Bethke | To Hell with the Hustle and Learning to Schedule Time for What Matters

January 18, 2022 13:00 - 27 minutes - 43.3 MB

Have you ever felt like 80% of your day was spent doing meaningless tasks? Best-selling author Jeff Bethke shares how to reclaim your life in an overworked, overspent and overconnected world.

Valuetainment Founder Patrick Bet-David | How This Iranian Refugee Built a Life Insurance Business with 16,000 + Agents

January 17, 2022 12:30 - 48 minutes - 66.9 MB

The founder of Valuetainment and the PHP Insurance Agency Patrick Bet-David shares how he grew his companies, the importance of standard operating procedures, leadership development, and his take on the COVID-19 chaos.

Justin Forsett | The Undersized NFL Player with an Oversized Heart

January 10, 2022 12:30 - 28 minutes - 39.3 MB

Are you battling adversity? Justin Forsett explains the adversity he had to fight through as a 5 foot 8 inch running back from Mulberry Florida to become an NFL Pro Bowl running back. Justin also shares what it’s like to play with Marshawn Lynch while playing college football at CAL and why he feels his business and product “shower pill” is the perfect solution for physically active entrepreneurs.

Max Lucado on How to Become a Genuinely Happy Person

January 07, 2022 12:30 - 37 minutes - 57.5 MB

Max Lucado is a best-selling author who has written almost 100 books & has over 130 million copies in print. He shares how to become a genuinely happy person, how he landed a book deal after 14 rejections from publishers, his process for writing, & more

How to Set up a Weekly Group Interview Process

January 06, 2022 13:00 - 8 minutes - 12.7 MB

Are you having trouble trying to keep fully staffed and finding those A-player unicorns? If so, then this podcast is for you. On this segment of the Thrivetime Show Clay Clark teaches you how to set up a weekly group interview.

How to Sell Your Business

January 03, 2022 12:00 - 16 minutes - 20.9 MB

How do you sell your business? When do you sell your business? Find out these answers and more from business coach Clay Clark & entrepreneur Tim Redmond.

How to Motivate an Unhappy Team

December 29, 2021 13:00 - 49 minutes - 50.3 MB

Is your team's production on a downward trend? Learn the practical steps to motivate your team to thrive from America's best business coach, Clay Clark.

How to Draw Up a Business Plan

December 28, 2021 12:00 - 38 minutes - 39.3 MB

Learn how to draw up a business plan for your business from America's best business coach, Clay Clark. You'll learn the how, the why and the when.

How To Get Unstuck

December 27, 2021 12:30 - 28 minutes - 30.8 MB

Do you feel stuck where you are in your life and/or business? In this podcast, SBA Entrepreneur of the Year, Clay Clark, and the optometrist trapped inside of an entrepreneur's body, Dr. Robert Zoellner, discuss the steps you could be taking to get out of the rut and back on the path to success.

The Serene Clean Success Story | Breaking Down Her EPIC 1,462% Growth (In Just 1.5 Years)

November 15, 2021 12:17 - 22 minutes - 31.5 MB

Wisconsin’s Stephanie Pipkin shares how she has been able to grow her business by 1,462% within just 18 short months.

Steve Cloward | Are You Being Forced to Switch Careers? Did You Just Lose Your Job?

November 08, 2021 12:17 - 35 minutes - 48.9 MB

Successful entrepreneur Steve Cloward of shares about the mindset it takes to become a successful entrepreneur and the books you must read to succeed.

How to Generate More Leads for Your Business NOW with American Success Story Mike Michalowicz

November 01, 2021 10:28 - 24 minutes - 34.2 MB

The entrepreneur, investor, and best-selling author of Profit First, Mike Michalowicz shares about his new book Go Get Different.

Celebrating the 200%+ Growth of | Implementing 12 of Clay Clark’s Proven Success Systems

October 29, 2021 11:10 - 26 minutes - 36.7 MB

Josiah Wiens shares how implementing 12 of Clay Clark’s proven success systems allowed his business to achieve 200%+ growth.

Ryan Hutchins | Celebrating the 149.4% Growth of Peak Business Valuation

October 25, 2021 10:50 - 31 minutes - 43.5 MB

Ryan Hutchins of Peak Business Valuation shares about how implementing Clay Clark’s proven success strategies and systems has allowed them to grow their businesses by 149.4%!!!

Celebrating the 505% Growth of New Concept Healthcare and the 550%+ Growth of

October 20, 2021 11:56 - 31 minutes - 43.5 MB

Ginny Mingioni shares about her 505% growth + Aaron Antis shars about his 550% + growth of

The James DeCristofaro Case Study | Breaking Down the 51.2% Growth of James J. DeCristofaro

October 19, 2021 10:28 - 56 minutes - 33.9 MB

Breaking down the 51.2% growth of the attorney James DeCristofaro’s law firm (

Faith Driven Entrepreneur by Henry Kaestner, J.D. Greear

October 14, 2021 11:39 - 23 minutes - 32.8 MB

Henry Kaestner joins us to share what it means to be a faith-driven entrepreneur.

Breaking Down the 90% Growth of Jason Lett and Lake Martin Mini Mall

October 13, 2021 10:25 - 27 minutes - 39.9 MB

Jason Lett breaks down how diligently implementing Clay Clark’s proven business plans and success strategies has allowed him to grow his business by 90% within just 2 short years.

The Spurrell CPA Case Study | Celebrating the 250% Growth of Spurrell Accounting

October 12, 2021 12:21 - 15 minutes - 22.3 MB

Are you looking to grow your business? Clay Clark client and success story Josh Spurrell joins us to break down the 250% growth of www.Spurrell.CA

Ken Blanchard (NY Times Best-Selling Author of One Minute Manager) Teaches Management

October 06, 2021 11:00 - 1 hour - 127 MB

The management expert of choice for Disney, Southwest Airlines, Nordstrom, American Express, Xerox, IBM, and other leading companies, Mr. Ken Blanchard shares everything you need to know about management.

Mark French | CEO of X2, An All-natural Energy Drink and Supplement Brand Filling

September 20, 2021 11:04 - 15 minutes - 21.8 MB

The founder of X2 Performance joins us to share about his all-natural energy drink and supplement brand known as X2.

Former Navy SEAL (Mark Divine) | How to Build an Elite Team with Average People and Importance of Mental Preparation

September 13, 2021 11:30 - 1 hour - 88.4 MB

Mark Divine is a former Navy SEAL and current business consultant and best-selling author. He shares how to build an elite team without having elite players to start with, how he went from being a certified public accountant to becoming a Navy SEAL, and more

Grant Cardone on If You’re Not Going to Fight For It You're Not Going to Have It and Going from Being a Drug Addict to Becoming the $300 Million Dollar Man

September 09, 2021 13:00 - 31 minutes - 42.9 MB

New York Times best-selling author, entrepreneur, investor and world-class sales trainer Grant Cardone joins us to share his journey from being a drug addict to becoming the $300 million man, why when you do hard things life gets easier, how to overcome the fear of rejection, and sales is the most important thing for every company.

The Kenny Sutherland and Danielle Success Story | Breaking Down 261% in Profit from Last Year This Time to Now

September 03, 2021 12:01 - 35 minutes - 49.8 MB

Kenny and Danielle break down the 261% year over year growth that they have experienced as a result of implementing Clay Clark’s business coaching processes and systems.

Comfy Bros - Michael and Brian Speciale | What It Was Like Being on NBC’s Shark Tank

September 02, 2021 10:28 - 24 minutes - 33.7 MB

Michael and Brian Speciale of Comfy Bros join us to share about how they got their product on ABC’s Shark Tank and then went on to sell $20,000,000 of products

Inspiration 101 with 2002 Olympic Torchbearer Earl Davis Jr.

August 26, 2021 10:10 - 19 minutes - 27 MB

The 2002 Olympic torchbearer Earl Davis Jr. shares why your team needs to be inspired in order to do what is required

America’s Got Talent Phenom Oz Pearlman Reads Clay's Mind and Shares About His Journey to Success

August 24, 2021 04:00 - 35 minutes - 54.8 MB

We are interviewing the iconic “mentalist” Oz Pearlman. This man claims to be able to read minds and he’s ready the minds of supermodel Heidi Klum, controversial radio show host Howard Stern and former Spice Girl (Mel B) on live TV while performing on “America’s Got Talent.”

Mark Manson | The Best-selling Author of The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F$%k

August 14, 2021 11:00 - 53 minutes - 72.9 MB

Mark Manson, the New York Times best-selling author who has sold over 12 million copies of books including The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F$%k shares how to not concern yourself with the doubters and to focus on what truly matters most.

Profit First | Mike Michalowicz on How to Go from Busy to Profitable

August 13, 2021 11:00 - 41 minutes - 56.5 MB

The best-selling author of Profit First, Mike Michalowicz shares why you must create a system for telling your money where to go before you spent it, why you must pay yourself first, why the goal of every business should be to remove the owner from the daily operations, and why most business owners are probably getting it wrong with their accounting.

How Successful People Get So Much Done with Jay Papasan co-author of NY Times Bestseller, The One Thing

August 12, 2021 12:00 - 52 minutes - 72.7 MB

NY Times best-selling co-author of The One Thing (Jay Papasan) shares why singleness of purpose is so important, why we all need to be doing fewer things more effectively instead of doing more things with side effects, why multitasking is a lie, how he organizes his day, and more.

Harvard Professor Clayton Christensen & Efosa Ojomo on How Innovation Can Lift Nations Out of Poverty

August 10, 2021 11:00 - 32 minutes - 49.6 MB

The world’s most respect business professor, Clayton Christensen and the co-author of their new book Efosa Ojomo share about the Prosperity Paradox and how innovation can lift nations out of poverty.

The Harley-Davidson Turn-Around Story | Why You Must Differentiate Your Product and Create an Experience That Wows

August 09, 2021 11:00 - 1 hour - 96.8 MB

The former Director of Communications for Harley-Davidson Motor Company shares how he was able to save the company by listening to what his ideal and likely buyers wanted, why he believes meeting people’s expectations is the path the extension, why social media is not an effective form of marketing for most businesses and more.

Rashad Jennings’ Improbable Journey from 5th String Running Back to NFL Star and Dancing with the Stars Winner

August 06, 2021 11:00 - 1 hour - 123 MB

Are you fighting through adversity in route to your goals? Learn how Rashad Jennings went from being an overweight asthmatic high school fifth string running back to a starting NFL running back for the New York Giants, a Dancing with the Stars winner and now a best-selling author.

How to Become Excellent at Something (with NBA Hall of Fame basketball player, David Robinson)

August 05, 2021 11:00 - 7 minutes - 10.5 MB

David Robinson explains the importance of becoming excellent at something as opposed to being a jack of all trades and a master of none.

NY Times Best-Selling Author Daniel Goleman Shares the #1 Skill You Need to Succeed & Lead

August 03, 2021 15:00 - 57 minutes - 84.5 MB

New York Times best-selling author and internationally recognized psychologist Daniel Goleman teaches why emotional intelligence ultimately determines the level of your success, why we must recreate boundaries in our digital world and why many of the developers of the smartphone now regret it.


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