Mentorship is the shortcut, with Daven Michaels.

Episode 339

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Daven Michaels is the CEO of 1-2-3 Employee and has made a career of living the American Dream. Starting his entrepreneurial career at age 15, Daven never looked back. Daven has turned multiple passions into prosperous businesses and careers. He has been a bestselling music and television producer, author, speaker and successful entrepreneur. Daven has helped thousands of small business owners transform their businesses by showing them how to play ball with the big corporations and beat them at their own game. Daven’s new book “Outsource Smart” has propelled him to the top of the bestseller lists. New York Times bestseller, Los Angeles Times bestseller & Amazon #1 bestseller, Daven has become an advocate for the small business owner and has appeared on numerous radio and TV shows globally.


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Secret – timesaving technique

Daven uses Google Voice — use this platform to send text messages with greater efficiency than with a phone. ONWARD!

Daily habit that contributes to success

If you have to stop and switch gears, it kills your productivity — Daven blocks out certain hours where no one can reach him.

Could have ruined your business – but now – an invaluable learning experience

Daven brought in a hot shot sales VIP — it was a disaster — and Daven tells the whole story here.

Most critical skill you think business owners need to master to be successful

“Get out of your own way.”

Most influential lesson learned from a mentor

Write down what you learn from your mentors.


Final Round – “Breaking Down the Recipe for Success”


What strategy would you recommend new business owners focus on to best ensure success?

  1. Find a mentor
  2. Before you build a product or service — run a test
  3. Just go for it and ignore the voice in your head

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