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- [2:20] – The crew says hello and welcomes Fire Nation!
- [2:35] – Josh’s October 2018 Tax Tip: Should I make a big purchase to save on taxes?
- [3:30]: Josh did it! He bought a new truck… and it’s going to save him BIG on taxes
- [3:55]: What to consider if you’re looking to make a big purchase to save on taxes – Josh breaks it down
- [5:00]: An example of how much you can save on taxes by making a big purchase (vehicles specifically)
- [6:55]: Josh breaks down his own purchase and how much it will save him in taxes
- [8:10]: Buyer beware: don’t buy things you don’t need in order to “save on taxes” – Josh explains why this is a bad idea!
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- [10:10]: What went down at the Entrepreneurs On Fire in October 2018!
- [10:30]: Bluehost + Real Revenue (Jan 2019 note: this offer is no longer available)
- [10:40]: What is Real Revenue?
- [11:20]: Our Brainstorming session and what we came up with…
- [13:50]: Kate shares a couple of lessons for Fire Nation
- [15:15]: Thanking our Sponsor, ZipRecruiter
- [17:30]: A Case Study with Thinkific
- [17:50]: Kate breaks down why they decided to move their free courses to Thinkific
- [19:05]: Check out the case study they created with Thinkific that breaks down how it all went down!
- [19:55]: The power of free courses and how to create a revenue-generating funnel around your free course
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- [21:15]: Puerto Palooza
- [26:10]: 31 days, 11 countries, 1 cruise
- [26:40]: Kate and John break down their travels in October!
- [27:15]: What they did in each place they visited as it relates to fun and life – but as it relates to business, too
- [27:50]: Kate talks about the conversations they had during their travels and how those convos were different than at home
- [30:00]: Kate talks about your uncomfortable moments being your biggest breakthrough moments (lesson learned in Berlin)
- [31:30]: Kate and John chat about Cities by Sound (lesson learned in Vienna)
- [33:05]: Rick Steves audio walking tours and how these impacted their travels
- [34:40]: Kate talks about their time in Budapest and how they chatted a lot about their passion projects for 2019 during their walks there
- [35:45]: John talks about a new project: Cleansworthy
- [38:00]: John and Kate do a little bit of brainstorming over different ideas / ways to share info through Cleansworthy
- [38:30]: Naples, Italy – John calls Kate out on “awesome” :)
- [40:40]: Kate and John’s cruise from Rome to Greece with family and friends! Lots of masterminding and exploring with 7 stops over 10 days
- [42:45]: Rome!
- [44:10]: October 2018 Income Breakdown
- Gross Income for October: $176,264
- Total Expenses for October: $23,915
- Total Net Profit for October: $152,349
- Difference b/t October & September: +$15,392
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- [46:50]: Biggest Lesson Learned in October: What type of business are you creating?
- [47:10]: Kate talks about their lessons learned during their travels
- [47:45]: Kate & John stepped away from the business
- [48:50]: What stepping away from the business allowed Kate to discover
- [49:15]: The type of business they’re creating and how that shows up in different areas of their lives
- [50:00]: What type of business are you creating, and is that the type of business you want?
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