Virality, Validation & Videos with Lenney Leong

Virality, Validation & Videos with Lenney Leong

Virality, Validation & Videos with Lenney Leong

Lenney Leong is founder of Get Customers, an advertising agency based in Singapore who does unconventional marketing methods and videos. He has been featured on Forbes and he has worked with seven-figure companies and helped them drive traffic to become market leaders. In today’s episode, Lenney and Monique are talking about how to create viral videos that have millions of views on Facebook and other platforms. They are also opening up about the topic of mental health and how important it is to speak up and speak out about it, especially in a time of huge transformation like 2020 has turned out to be for the world so far.

HOT TOPICS OF THE EPISODE

[1:33] – Monique introduces her guest, Lenney Leong.

 

[1:59] – Tell us who you are and what do you do?

          • I run an advertising agency.
          • That agency is called Get Customers.

[3:52] – How was it growing up in Singapore? How did you get the exposure to the online entrepreneurship world and how did you get started?

          • We have a very conservative society.
          • I went to Google, I was trying out the Pay Per Click website.

[6:37] – Lenney talks about how amazing Singapore is.

 

[17:10] – Lenney explains about the video content.

 

[18:33] – What message would you like to put out in the world with your videos? 

          • I would like people to know that there is hope. 
          • If you like to do something in life, go and pursue and do whatever you’d like to do. 

[19:57] – Do you think people sometimes don’t know how to find a passion?

          • Passion is a discovery process.

[23:04] – Lenney shares about why he decided to work for himself and not for other people.

 

[26:42] – How’s the community in Singapore for entrepreneurs and business owners?

          • Entrepreneur community in Singapore is not very big. 
          • They need to be a huge improvement in that. 

[38:11] – What’s your vision for yourself, where you want to be in the next 10 to 15 years?

          • The next 10 years I aspire to be someone successful and running my advertising agency.

[39:32] – What about you as a person who you have to become as a person?

          • I’m pretty satisfied with who I am right now.

[52:30] – What does efficiency mean to you?

          • Being efficient is loving what you do.

[53:28] – Which are the three things that you would do over and over again to get back to success.

          • Copywriting
          • Sales
          • Property investment

IMPACTFUL QUOTES OF THIS EPISODE

If you like to do something in life, go and pursue and do whatever you’d like to do.

Lenney Leong

How you make your money is more important than how much you make.

Lenney Leong

I want to live my life without worrying about finance.

Lenney Leong

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Bestsellers, Business & The Brain with Otakara Klettke

Bestsellers, Business & The Brain with Otakara Klettke

Bestsellers, Business & The Brain with Otakara Klettke

Otakara Klettke is an international bestselling author of “Hear Your Body Whisper; How to Unlock Your Self-Healing Mechanism”, and newly released “Hear Your Brain Whisper, How to Unlock Your Mind's Potential”. She is also an author of the bestselling children's book series “Detective Bella Unleashed”. She is passionate about anything from nature, whether it's a human, animal, or the whole universe. She is an avid supporter of eco-friendly life and education, fascinated by scientific studies, and an incurable traveler. In today’s episode, Otakara and Monique are talking about how Otakara suffered from many unfortunate health conditions, which kept her in bed for many days at the time. Without anything to watch on TV, and with a massive library her parents had available, she developed a passion for reading quality books. From an early age, she fell in love with folk fairytales from around the world which later on turned into her passion for writing books herself.

HOT TOPICS OF THE EPISODE

[1:31] – Monique introduces her guest, Otakara Klettke.

 

[1:48] – Tell everyone who are you, what do you do, where are you from and where are you now?

  • I’m an author and books are my world.
  • I was born in the Czech part of the former Czechoslovakia.
  • I live in the United States in Oregon,

 

[3:00] – What made you decide to move to the U.S.A?

  • I used to come here at least once a year.
  • I went to Florida and I met my husband who was from Oregon.

 

[4:54] – Tell me about your childhood.

  • I was growing up during communism.
  • I was affected, but not at the same time. Not in a way people think.

 

[23:340] – Otakara talks about how accents make her feeling so excluded.

 

[40:12] – Tell me about the new book and what it’s all about.

  • It is about the human brain. 
  • It’s about how we can tune up our brain into its best possibilities and it focuses a lot on our neurotransmitters and the way the brain functions. 

 

[42:05] – How did you get started writing these types of books?

  • This book about the brain actually follows my first book “Hear your body whisper; How to unlock your self-healing mechanism”.
  • Part of it was based on my childhood. 

 

[1:01:15] – When is your book coming out?

  • July 22, 2020
  • Coming out on international brain day.

 

[1:11:41] – What does efficiency mean to you?

  • Efficiency means to focus clearly and get things done whatever it needs to be in a shortest amount of time.

 

[1:12:32] – Which of the three things would you keep doing over and over again, to get back to success again

  • Dancing
  • Books
  • Traveling 

    IMPACTFUL QUOTES OF THIS EPISODE

    If you focus on changing the chemistry of your brain, you can change how you feel, if you change how you feel you can become more productive, you can become better and do what you love and you can change the things in your life a lot just by tuning up your brain.

    Otakara Klettke

    Efficiency means to really focus clearly and get things done whatever it needs to be in the shortest amount of time.

    Otakara Klettke

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    Operations, Outsourcing & Onboarding with Nathan Hirsch

    Operations, Outsourcing & Onboarding with Nathan Hirsch

    Operations, Outsourcing & Onboarding with Nathan Hirsch

    Nathan Hirsch is an entrepreneur and expert in remote hiring and eCommerce. Most recently, Nathan co-founded FreeeUp.com in 2015 with an initial $5,000 investment, scaled it to $12M per year in revenue, and was then acquired in 2019. Today, Nathan is a co-founder of OutsourceSchool, a company working to educate entrepreneurs on how to effectively hire and scale with virtual assistants through in-depth courses. Nathan has appeared on 300+ podcasts, is a social media personality, and loves sharing advice on scaling remote businesses. In today’s episode, Nathan and Monique are talking about how Nathan bootstrapped 3 different businesses with less than $5k initial investment. The last company hit 8-figures in revenue and was acquired within the industry, a dream that came true. Nathan also shares the journey from the initial investment, to efficiently scaling the business organically for 4 years. This episode is for all of you out there who are entrepreneurs by heart and are looking for inspiration to see, you too can be the one hitting big goals!

    HOT TOPICS OF THE EPISODE

    [1:12] – Monique introduces her guest, Nathan Hirsch.

     

    [2:27] – Tell us about who you are, what you do, why you have a German surname and how was it growing up being a Half-German?

    • I am the co-founder of Outsource School
    • My dad’s German and Jewish.
    • I grew up in a town called East Longmeadow in Massachusetts.

     

    [4:49] – Nathan talks about his first glimpse into being an entrepreneur.

     

    [7:50] – Walk me through your experience of school and share a bit about the educational system.

    • College was a fun time. I met some of my best friends. I started my business there, I met my business partner.
    • Did I get an ROI on the degrees? Not, but if I didn’t go to college, then I wouldn’t have met my business partner and who knows where I’d be right now.

     

    [12:21] – What made you decide that you don’t want to follow your parent’s steps?

    • My aunt influenced me a lot.
    • I got to see my aunt start her own business.
    • I gotta see her upgrade nicer houses as her business grows.
    • I got to talk to her and learn from her.

     

    [15:27] – Which of the life skills do you think are the most important one when it comes to outsourcing?

    • Focusing your time and having a priority is important.
    • No matter what you’re doing in life, you have to have time management skills. You have to have the ability to prioritize.

     

    [16:56] – When you started outsourcing, what was it that you were looking for in the beginning?

    • At the beginning, I just needed help.
    • I learned from scratch, and it took me years to build out my interview process. My on boarding process and my training process through a lot of trial and error.

     

    [18:35] – Do you only hire people in the Philippines or do you actually hire worldwide?

    • I like to divide up hiring into three levels. The followers, the doers, and the experts.
    • I hire followers from the Philippines
    • And I hire doers and experts from different countries.

     

    [19:16] – What do you think makes them the best followers?

    • They learn English at a very young age.
    • They have a great sense of family, which is good if you are creating a good culture and a good team.

     

    [21:11] – What are the things that would piss you off the most about this industry?

    • Not treating the VA well.

     

    [34:17] – What do you think are the great perks to offer to a team that’s not on a payroll?

    • They get the flexibility to work remotely.
    • I’m also flexible when it comes to days off.
    • We’ve thrown Christmas parties, where we’ll pay for the food. We’ll pay for everything and they’ll get together.

     

    [40:01] – When you start working with entrepreneurs and outsourcing. What question would you wish they would ask you more?

    • I like to focus on system and process questions.

     

    [44:32] – What does efficiency mean to you?

    • It’s all about figuring out what hours in the day I’m most productive doing things. And what I can get done to move the needle.

     

    [46:36] – Which of the three things would you keep doing over and over again to get back to success?

    • Networking
    • Going on podcasts
    • Partnerships

      IMPACTFUL QUOTES OF THIS EPISODE

      Focusing your time and having a priority is incredibly important.

      Nathan Hirsch

      You have to have time management skills, you have to have the ability to prioritize.

      Nathan Hirsch

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