029: Taking Action with Mike Giannulis

In this episode, I interview, Mike Giannulis.

Biography:

Michael Giannulis (Gee-uh-NEW-liss - kind of like “Gee, a new list” because after all, he’s in marketing!) has overcome the odds and loves to share that story to inspire others. Mike especially thrives on connecting with entrepreneurs to motivate them to “do big things” in the world. 

Mike’s story begins with an average family where he had to work for everything he had. He started “at the bottom” and worked his way into the American Dream. In fact, Mike dropped out of high school, went back to get his degree and even went to college... ending up on a popular reality TV show. As a guy who started his working life stocking shelves on the overnight shi at a giant retailer, Mike has seen the spectrum. 

Now Mike grows and scales companies, using real-world experience to make this happen. His most recent company is on track to do $40 million in gross revenues. He is a serial entrepreneur who develops systems to help other entrepreneurs run multiple companies without having to be there. 

In 2012 Mike appeared on the ABC television show Extreme Weight Loss, losing 255 pounds. He has overcome a stutter. He has gone from the bottom of the corporate ladder to the top of the mountain... and he loves helping others do the same. 

My Takeaways:

Other than staying away from dairy goats as a business to dive into, I loved the acronym FEELS that Mike shares with us during the show when it comes to writing good content. We discuss his use of routines in his life that make him a ninja as well as getting your name out there is more important than getting reviews.

F-Fast, E-Easy, E-Expert, L-Lifestyle (how will your life change), and S-System/Steps

Those are my key takeaways. What are yours? Join us on Facebook or Twitter, share your thoughts and ideas. Thanks for listening and get out there and discover the best version of you!

References:

Freebie: How to Obliterate a Blank Page

Willpower

Pomodoro Technique

Find Mike Giannulis over on:

Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | LinkedIn | Website 

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