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Work at Home RockStar Podcast

Are you a Work @ Home RockStar or do you want to be one? Host Tim Melanson interviews self-employed Home Business "RockStars" to learn how they have built their businesses from the comfort of their own home.
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Now displaying: April, 2024
Apr 29, 2024

Javier Montes, the founder of Focused Father Mastermind, joins Tim in today's episode. Javier shares his inspiring story of overcoming Bell's palsy and finding balance as a father, entrepreneur, and individual seeking health and wellness. His transformation involved embracing discipline, redefining success beyond finances, and adopting new habits. He achieved physical fitness and financial freedom and strengthened family bonds. Javier also talks about his masterclass aimed at empowering fathers to build stronger connections with their kids while handling entrepreneurship demands. 

 

Who is Javier Montes?

 

Javier Montes is a Miami-based executive leader and founder of The Focused Father - Mentoring & Mastermind. He is passionate about personal development, Airbnb management, and Web3. With a finance background, Javier believes in results and a customer-centric approach to success. He has a diverse professional background, including being a State Licensed General Contractor & Community Association Manager, experience in banking, and working with a real estate development company. However, his true passion lies in the Entertainment Industry, where he ran his own company until a successful exit. 

 

Javier finds fulfillment in developing leaders and empowering men to transform their lives. He is an Amazon best-selling author, dedicated family man, and marathon runner. His mission is to empower 1,000,000 fathers to become the heroes of their families by 2033, showcasing his commitment to strong family values and personal growth.

 

Connect with Javier:

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/unstoppablejm/ 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/beastfam.dad/ 

Webinar: http://www.dadwebinar.com 

Book a call: https://talktojavier.com 

 

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I love connecting with Work at Home RockStars! Reach out on LinkedIn, Instagram, or via email.

 

Website 💻 https://workathomerockstar.com 

WHR Facebook Page 📌

https://www.facebook.com/workathomerockstar 

 

Feel free to DM us on any of our social platforms:

 

Instagram 📷 https://www.instagram.com/workathomerockstar 

Email 💬 tim@workathomerockstar.com 

LinkedIn ✍ https://www.linkedin.com/in/timmelanson/ 

 

In This Episode:

(0:00) Intro

(0:46) The good note

(7:38) Discipline

(13:31) Why don't people change

(16:42) New programming for new output

(22:14) Work on your passion

(26:22) Finances and passion 

(32:35) Quality time and lifestyle

(36:37) What’s exciting in his business now

(38:26) How to contact Javier

(39:13) Outro



Apr 22, 2024

In this podcast episode, Dan D. Johnson, a Failure Transformation Expert, joins Tim. Dan shares his personal story of success and offers valuable insights and advice for entrepreneurs. He emphasizes the importance of execution and not being afraid to take risks. Dan shares stories of failures and how he learned to bounce back and achieve success. They discuss the tools and principles that can lead to success, including focus, confidence, discipline, and consistency. Dan also offers a free webinar series to help you transform your mindset and achieve success. This episode provides practical advice for entrepreneurs looking to overcome challenges and achieve their goals.

 

Who is Dan D. Johnson?

Dan Johnson is a successful entrepreneur who has overcome adversity and now dedicates his life to helping others who have experienced trauma and failure. He focuses on reshaping identity, restoring hope, and providing practical principles and strategies to help individuals transform and achieve their desires. With a deep understanding of the feelings of insecurity and rejection that can result from trauma, Dan has helped countless small business owners and individuals worldwide turn their failures into success. He aims to empower 100,000 individuals to achieve personal, financial, and professional success by 2029. Dan's areas of expertise include financial literacy, economic development, and self-efficacy.

 

Connect with Dan:

Website: www.dandjohnson.com 

IG: https://www.instagram.com/dandjohnson_/ 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/danjohnsononline 

 

Book a free 15-minute clarity call with Dan here:

https://calendly.com/dandjohnson 

 

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I love connecting with Work at Home RockStars! Reach out on LinkedIn, Instagram, or via email.

 

Website 💻 https://workathomerockstar.com 

WHR Facebook Page 📌

https://www.facebook.com/workathomerockstar 

 

Feel free to DM us on any of our social platforms:

 

Instagram 📷 https://www.instagram.com/workathomerockstar 

Email 💬 tim@workathomerockstar.com 

LinkedIn ✍ https://www.linkedin.com/in/timmelanson/ 

 

In This Episode:

(0:00) Intro

(0:56) The good note

(5:17) The bad note

(7:53) Keep swinging and learn through failure

(13:48) The people that he hired

(17:58) Unbelievable work ethic

(21:15) There are no shortcuts, no skipping

(26:18) Four principles to be successful

(30:48) Go after a hundred "Nos"

(33:30) What’s exciting in his business right now

(35:22) Where to find Dan

(35:41) Outro

 

 

 

Apr 15, 2024

In this episode, Tim interviews Dan Moran, founder of Solidan. Dan’s journey from working in makeshift offices to becoming a remote work advocate is a testament to adaptability and resilience. His story, shared in a recent podcast, sheds light on the shift towards remote work. The episode also discusses hiring a virtual assistant, a potentially daunting task that can boost business growth and efficiency. It underscores the importance of choosing the right business tools and strategies. The episode also emphasizes the significance of a morning routine for personal and professional success, the role of mentorship, and the impact of mastermind groups on business success and personal growth. It’s a valuable resource for those seeking to enhance their business or personal effectiveness in today’s professional landscape.

 

Who is Dan Moran?

 

Dan Moran is the founder of Solidan, a consulting firm that specializes in maximizing the power of Slate and PeopleSoft for Colleges/Universities. Dan is a seasoned professional with over 20 years of experience in PeopleSoft Campus Solutions. He has served in various roles, including Business Analyst, Technical Developer, Trainer, Team Lead, and Project Manager. He has a knack for mentoring and has guided vendor consultants and clients in enhancing their knowledge and project success. Dan’s expertise spans all CS modules, and he’s adept at working with diverse teams. His project portfolio includes implementations, upgrades, and post-production support across various educational institutions.

 

Connect with Dan:

 

Website: http://www.solidan.net/ 

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/danmorandm/

 

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I love connecting with Work at Home RockStars! Reach out on LinkedIn, Instagram, or via email.

 

Website 💻 https://workathomerockstar.com 

WHR Facebook Page 📌

https://www.facebook.com/workathomerockstar 

 

Feel free to DM us on any of our social platforms:

 

Instagram 📷 https://www.instagram.com/workathomerockstar 

Email 💬 tim@workathomerockstar.com 

LinkedIn ✍ https://www.linkedin.com/in/timmelanson/ 

 

In This Episode:


(0:00) Intro

(0:35) The good note

(7:31) What didn’t go as planned

(10:50) How do you go about finding good people

(17:42) Part-time or full-time VA

(20:48) Choosing the tools

(27:59) Growth and scalability

(30:26) Personal growth journey

(41:56) Write down goals

(46:42) What’s exciting in his business right now

(49:41) Outro

 

Apr 8, 2024

In this episode, Tim interviews Jonas Breisel, a software tester trainer and entrepreneur from Explorer for a Test. Jonas shares his journey from obscurity to success in the field of software testing. He recounts the challenges he faced in initially gaining attention on LinkedIn, the pivotal role of education in his growth, and the evolution of his content strategy to engage and provide value to his audience. Despite initial setbacks and financial struggles due to overinvestment in education, Jonas persevered and eventually landed a significant deal with a major company, solidifying his position as a thought leader.

 

Who is Jonas Breisel?

Jonas Breisel, the visionary CEO and founder of Xplorafory Test, is on a mission. With his extensive experience and IT certifications, he leads a successful software testing and training venture. His dedication is to empower individuals to build rewarding careers in software testing, offering a balance of higher income and fewer work hours. By 2028, Jonas aims to help 10,000 people transition into a career they’re proud of, leaving a lasting impact on the industry.

 

Connect with Jonas:

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/jonas-breisel/ 

Company LinkedIn: https://www.xploraforytest.com/ 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JonasBriesel/ 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/xploraforytest/ 

Phone: +46705-186 265

Email: info@xploraforytest.com

           jonas.breisel@xploraforytest.se

 

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I love connecting with Work at Home RockStars! Reach out on LinkedIn, Instagram, or via email.

 

Website 💻 https://workathomerockstar.com 

WHR Facebook Page 📌

https://www.facebook.com/workathomerockstar 

 

Feel free to DM us on any of our social platforms:

 

Instagram 📷 https://www.instagram.com/workathomerockstar 

Email 💬 tim@workathomerockstar.com 

LinkedIn ✍ https://www.linkedin.com/in/timmelanson/

 

In This Episode:

(0:00) Intro

(00:42) The good note

(4:53) Mistakes that he learned from

(7:30) Practices to stay sharp at work

(9:03) How to convert audience to real customers

(13:39) Why wouldn’t people ask for help

(16:57) What’s exciting in his business right now

(20:22) Why did he decide to work for himself

(22:35) How to find Jonas

(24:06) Outro

 

Apr 1, 2024

In this episode, Tim jams with Robert Brill, the rockstar CEO of Brill Media. They talk about his company's meteoric rise to success and the vital importance of standard operating procedures. Robert also covers topics from achieving product-market fit to mastering Meta's platforms for targeted advertising. He also talks about the challenges of rapid scaling and the essential mindset shift from employee to owner, which are not just insightful — they're game-changing for anyone looking to evolve their business acumen. If you've ever wondered how a positive work culture and clear job responsibilities can dramatically boost employee retention and client happiness, this episode strikes all the right chords.

 

Who is Robert Brill?

Robert Brill, CEO of Brill Media, specializes in precision advertising for business growth. His company has been honored ten times, including recognition on the Inc 5000 and Financial Times 500 lists. As a Forbes Business Council and Fast Company Executive Board member, Robert shares insights on user experience, business strategies, data targeting, local advertising, and white-label media buying. He also delivers talks on advertising, marketing, AI, and entrepreneurship to business owners nationwide. Beyond work, Robert takes pride in being a father, husband, dog owner, and passionate fan of the Dodgers and Intermiami.

 

Connect with Robert:

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/robertbrill/ 

Company LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/brillmediaco 

Website: https://brillmedia.co/  

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BrillMediaUS 

IG: https://brillmedia.co/   

X: https://twitter.com/brill_media 

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/BrillMediaco 

Tiktok: https://www.tiktok.com/@brill_media 

 

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I love connecting with Work at Home RockStars! Reach out on LinkedIn, Instagram, or via email.

 

Website 💻 https://workathomerockstar.com 

WHR Facebook Page 📌

https://www.facebook.com/workathomerockstar 

 

Feel free to DM us on any of our social platforms:

 

Instagram 📷 https://www.instagram.com/workathomerockstar 

Email 💬 tim@workathomerockstar.com 

LinkedIn ✍ https://www.linkedin.com/in/timmelanson/ 

 

In This Episode:

(0:00) Intro

(0:32) The good note

(2:11) What didn’t go as planned

(5:56) How important mindset is to business growth and success

(12:35) Difference between audience and fans

(15:05) Running ads for sales vs. boosting posts

(23:38) Managing cashflow

(28:20) Tools to grow the business

(34:40) What’s exciting in his business now

(36:06) How to connect with Robert

(40:38) Outro

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