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Jason Hartman invites Doug Conant, the author of TouchPoints, to the Solomon Success show. Doug served as a CEO and President of the Campbell Soup Company for 10 years and has a lot of interesting insight on how you can be a better leader for your team. Today's lesson is about effective leadership or servant leadership as referred in the Bible. Join us today as we learn about the effective tactics of building a closer and more authentic relationship with your employees. 

 

Key Takeaways:

1:45 – True leadership inspires people to take action on their own accord.

5:35 – What were some of the challenges Doug encountered when he was the CEO of Campbell's?  

10:15 – If you can create 3-5 healthy interactions a day, you can change your contribution profile in a major way.

15:40 – Doug shares a negative TouchPoint experience and then shares a positive one. 

22:00 – As a leader, you have to have character and confidence trust among your team. 

22:58 – Ronald Reagan was an excellent communicator and could instill trust on a mass scale. 

26:15 – How did Ronald Reagan do this? 

29:30 – Final thoughts? We can all do better. Do a little better today than you did yesterday.

 

Mentioned In This Episode:

TouchPoints by  Doug Conant

http://conantleadership.com/

Direct download: SS_72.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:54pm EDT

For today's Solomon Success lesson, we talk about economic cycles and how it affects our wealth. Jason brings on Harry Dent, a three time guest, to talk about some of the tell-tell signs that an economic disaster is about to hit. Harry Dent talks about demographic patterns, China's ghost cities, Japan's debt problem and aging population, and much more on today's Solomon Success show. 

 

Key Takeaways:

1:00 – Today's lesson is about economic cycles. 

5:20 – Every bubble has taken us higher and every crash has taken us lower. 

11:05 – When young people can't afford the real estate anymore, the bubble is over. 

12:00 – Harry talks about the gold bubble and some of his predictions. 

17:10 – The stimulus is getting less and less effective. 

25:15 – The Chinese who moved from rural areas to urban areas in China are almost treated like immigrants and not considered citizens. 

29:10 – Harry talks about Japan's debt problem. 

32:40 – The US is a strong economic group and tends not to fall off a steep cliff as fast as Asia and certain European countries do. 

 

Mentioned In This Episode:

www.HarryDent.com

The Demographic Cliff by Harry Dent

Direct download: SS_71.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:34pm EDT

For today's special Solomon Success lesson, our host Jason Hartman invites Jeff Desich on to the show to talk about investing your retirement money correctly and wisely. Jeff Desich is the CEO of Equity Trust, a company that has been in business for over 40 years and overseas the life savings of millions of clients. Jeff explains to the audience the difference between the various retirement options Americans can choose from, how Americas want more freedom and flexibility over their savings, and much more on today's episode. 

 

Key Takeaways:

2:20 – Today's lesson is about investing wisely. 

5:00 – Jason introduces Jeff Desich to the show. 

7:00 – Anybody can do a self-directed IRA. 

11:40 – Only 2% of the American market is self-directed, why is that? 

15:10 – Wall Street has a great sales force, but they sell such awful products. 

18:10 – The real estate industry is a fragmented business, Jason says to embrace this because that's what keeps the big guys out of it. 

22:00 – Equity Trust is not a fan of Checkbook Control LLCs. 

27:40 – If Equity Trust sees something that's not right with your account, they will give you a call and let you know. They're like your personal compliance department. 

31:45 – There's a special offer just for Jason's listeners at https://www.trustetc.com/offer/053

 

Mentioned In This Episode:

https://www.trustetc.com/

https://www.trustetc.com/offer/053

Direct download: SS_70.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:46pm EDT

In today's discussion, Jason Hartman and Jeremy Josse talk about Jeremy's latest book, Dinosaur Derivatives and Other Trades. Jeremy talks about some of the key lessons you can learn from the Old Testament as well as why financial innovation is not as bad as it might seem. Today's topics mostly focus on economics, the value of money and other possessions, interest, and capitalism.

 

Key Takeaways:

1:45 – What are dinosaur derivatives? 

3:40 – Jeremy talks about Joseph from the Old Testament. 

7:40 – Joseph's story shows us what happens if you take risk away from the economy. 

14:08 – Corporations are an illegal fiction because they're seen by law as a person when in reality they're not. 

19:10 – Jason asks if it's bad to charge interest? Jeremy explains. 

23:15 – Do corporations really operate on a capitalist system? 

26:30 – Jeremy believes that neither socialism or capitalism is that helpful anymore. 

 

Mentioned In This Episode:

www.DinosaurDerivatives.com

Direct download: SS206920Jeremy20Josse.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:11pm EDT

Katherine Albrecht is out with a new book titled I Won't Take the Mark: A Bible Book and Contract for Children. In the book, she teaches children about the Book of  Revaluations and talks a little bit more about it on the show. Katherine is also one of the founders of StartPage and StartMail, a private way to browse the internet and to send encrypted emails at the click of a button. She talks to Jason about the importance of teaching your children to say no to the mark of the beast, protecting your privacy, and a lot more on today's episode. 

 

Key Takeaways:

2:00 – Katherine talks a little bit about her projects and what they're about. 

8:00 – So many young Christians have no idea about the mark of the beast. 

17:10 – Why aren't the Churches talk about the mark of the beast? 

22:50 – If a microchip was inject into you, how would you know about it? 

28:25 -Katherine shares some of the measures she takes to ensure her life is kept private.  

35:20 – Does it handicap you to take to such extreme measures for privacy? Katherine says no. 

 

Mentioned In This Episode:

AntiChips.com 

ChipMeNot.org

VirtuePress.com

StartPage.com

StartMail.com

KatherineAlbrecht.com

Direct download: SS206820Katherine20Albrecht.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:52pm EDT

Chris Stone appears on the Solomon Success show with Jason Hartman to talk about the faith driven consumer and faithnomics. Chris Stone is the founder of the company Faith Driven Consumer and his team does extensive research and surveys in the Christian market and also help American brands meet Christian needs. On the show, Chris and Jason talk about free speech, Christian movies, and more. 

 

Key Takeaways:

2:00 – There are 41 million adult Christians spending roughly $2 trillion a year. 

5:30 – Did Chick-fil-A make the right move? Is their religious stance hurting their business? 

10:15 – Is Hollywood profiting off of Christianity? 

15:45 – Hollywood has gone from producing for the masses to producing for market segments. 

20:10 – Is it wrong to profit off of Christians? 

25:40 – Freedom of speech in the US may no longer be free for Christians. 

29:25 – There should be an open discussion among people and then have the market place decided whether it's right or wrong. 

 

Mentioned In This Episode:

FaithDrivenConsumer.com

Direct download: SS206720Chris20Stone.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:58pm EDT

Marc Mero appears on the Solomon Success show and talks to Jason about the importance of God and the value of relationships with your friends and family. Marc was a professional wrestler who lost it all and gained it all back spiritually. He is the founder of the charity organization, Champion of Choices and is also the author of the book, How to be the Happiest Person on the Planet. On today's episode, Marc shares timeless wisdom about God, forgiveness, and living in the present moment. 

 

Key Takeaways:

1:30 – Marc shares a bit of his life story. 

3:10 – Our relationships are the most important things in our lives. 

4:10 – Marc talks a little bit about Champion of Choices. 

7:20 – Happiness comes from giving. 

12:10 – There's bad people in all religions and all faiths. 

14:15 – How do we live in the moment? 

16:35 – Remember, bad company corrupts good character. 

18:15 – How do we make someone's day? 

19:30 – Get back up through adversity and failures. Do not stay down. 

 

Mentioned In This Episode:

How to be the Happiest Person on the Planet by Marc Mero. 

ThinkPoz.org 

MarcMero.com

Direct download: SS206620Marc20Mero.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:55am EDT

Michael Dowd is a bestselling author and an Evangelist. Michael's best selling book, Thank God for Evolution, was endorsed by 6 Nobel Prize-winning scientists and by various religious leaders around the world as well. Jason Hartman and Michael sit down to talk about climate change, why evolution is necessary towards a better relationship with God, and more on today's show. 

 

Key Takeaways:

1:20 – Michael has been traveling for 12 years with his wife. 

3:00 – Many people first think of evolution as the devil. 

6:00 – Michael teaches how you can honor God with everything science has been teaching. 

11:30 – Since humans started taking oil and coal out of the ground, there's now a lot of carbon dioxide and methane being released into the air. 

15:20 – Jason asks why is all of this bad?  

19:00 – Any system that makes it easy for people to destroy our future is a demonic system. 

22:00 – After Michael's Tedx talk, many evangelicals realized evolution was a good thing. 

24:10 – Michael encourages you to search for The Future is Calling Us to Greatness. 

 

Mentioned In This Episode:

The Wealth of Nature by John Michael Greer

http://www.amazon.com/Michael-Dowd/e/B001JS2XIO/ref=dp_byline_cont_book_1

The Future is Calling Us to Greatness.

TheGreatStory.org

Direct download: SS206520Michael20B20Dowd.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:12pm EDT

K. Palmer Hartl is the author of The Ten Commandments of Management. In his book, he incorporates biblical references into ten easily-to-follow management principles. Today, Palmer joins Jason on the Solomon Success show to talk  about some of the specific commandments inside his book that can help you be a better manager and be more productive. 

 

Key Takeaways:

2:00 – Palmer talks about why he decided to write the book. 

5:20 – Ask specific questions during the hiring process to see if they are qualified for your company.

9:50 – People are complicated, so don't beat yourself up if you hire the wrong person. 

12:30 – People should manager others as adults, not children. Palmer breaks down what that means in this segment. 

16:40 – Are your employees emailing you for permission? 

19:10 – Do not try to change someone's behavior – it won't work. 

21:45 – Make sure you document everything during the hiring process. 

 

Mentioned In This Episode:

The Ten Commandments of Management by K. Palmer Hartl 

KpalmerHartl.com  

Direct download: SS206420Palmer20Hartl.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:01am EDT

The epitome of success in the fashion and production industries, Tyron Barrington, joins Jason Hartman as the guest for today’s Solomon Success Show. He details the way faith has marked and changed his career path and also discusses the reality of what expressing your beliefs is like in an industry that focuses on the physical and the aesthetic. 

 

Key Takeaways

01.55 – Tyron Barrington explains the motivation for a life-changing move from a very successful career.

05.17 – When you get to the upper levels of the fashion industry, you’re rubbing shoulders with some very important people and brands.

07.04 – God is everywhere – our creative gifts come directly from Him.

11.16 – The fashion industry often seems to be very judgemental, but apparently not about faith.

13.20 – Whether you’ve grown up with faith or it’s relatively new, you can always learn from God.

15.50 – Rather than being ostracized, people of faith in the fashion industry are now given even more opportunity to voice their beliefs and act on them.

18.17 – For more information, head to www.TyronBarrington.com or www.BarringtonMGT.com 

 

Mentioned in this episode

The Lord is My Agent And He Only Takes 10% by Tyron Barrington

Direct download: SS206320Tyron20Barrington.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:40am EDT