Irie Lemon Podcast
Ep. #22 - The Influence Of Culture ft. Jonathan Jelks

Ep. #22 - The Influence Of Culture ft. Jonathan Jelks

March 17, 2020

This week, we’re joined by Jonathan Jelks to talk about ownership, ambition, and surrounding yourself with the correct people. Jonathan is a serial entrepreneur, and is behind Motu Viget Spirits, The Midwest Tech Project, and the all-new music streaming platform, radi8er! 

Throughout this conversation, we discuss how Jonathan gained inspiration to pursue business, what lessons he has learned along the way, and what he has in store for the future! This conversation is perfect for those that learn through the experience of others and want to pick up on some information from Jonathan’s journey thus far.  

Topics discussed in this episode include:

  • The importance of having a team that knows their roles. 
  • How your upbringing can affect the decisions you make. 
  • The power of influence and culture. 
  • Maslow's hierarchy of needs. 

 

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Ep. #21 - Paralysis By Analysis ft. Zeke Fowle

Ep. #21 - Paralysis By Analysis ft. Zeke Fowle

March 10, 2020

On this week's episode, we are joined by Zeke Fowle of The Pirate Club, Founder of Cultivate Grand Rapids: a unique networking experience for creatives, entrepreneurs, and young professionals. In creating this event, Zeke is single-handedly shifting the paradigm of conventional networking. 

Topics discussed in this episode include:

  • Finding solutions vs. making excuses
  • Having an idea and executing on it
  • Tips for improving your networking skills
  • The importance of building relationships
  • How to learn to say NO

 

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Ep. #20 - A Conversation With Michigan House [PART 2]

Ep. #20 - A Conversation With Michigan House [PART 2]

February 25, 2020

Be sure to listen to part 1 if you haven’t already! This conversation cuts right back into where we left off.

On this week's episode of the show, we share the second half of our conversation with Ted and Jamie of Michigan House! Michigan House is an organization with the focus and goal of putting a platform together to showcase all of the wonderful things that the state of Michigan has to offer.  Both Jamie and Ted have been on the project since the inception, and share the origin story behind Michigan House as well as their own personal backstories!

Topics discussed in this episode include:

  • Managing expectations
  • Starting with why, and then working backwards
  • The importance of a collaborative environment
  • How to encourage collaboration

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Ep. #19 - A Conversation With Michigan House [PART 1]

Ep. #19 - A Conversation With Michigan House [PART 1]

February 18, 2020

On this week's episode of the show, we are joined by Ted and Jamie of Michigan House! Michigan House is an organization with the focus and goal of putting a platform together to showcase all of the wonderful things that the state of Michigan has to offer.  Both Jamie and Ted have been on the project since the inception, and share the origin story behind Michigan House as well as their own personal backstories!

Topics discussed in this episode include:

  • The process of working with friends
  • Running with an idea and not looking back
  • How to build a sustainable team

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Ep. #18 - What It Takes To Be a Leader ft. George Aquino

Ep. #18 - What It Takes To Be a Leader ft. George Aquino

February 4, 2020

On this week's episode of the show, we are joined by George Aquino, who is the Vice President and Managing Director at AHC Hospitality. They are the company behind the biggest hotels in Grand Rapids, including the Amway Grand Plaza and the JW Marriott.

George joins us to discuss his personal career journey, his outlook on leadership, and other elements of how he and others around him have become successful.  This episode is perfect for anyone looking to learn about the ins and outs of the hospitality business, as well as those who want to learn from a successful leader in the workplace. 

Topics discussed in this episode include:

  • What does it take to be a great leader? 
  • Why discipline is so important
  • Creating a dynamic and effective workplace
  • The thriving Hotel District of Grand Rapids

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Ep. #17 -  Why Leading With Love Creates Lasting Results

Ep. #17 - Why Leading With Love Creates Lasting Results

January 28, 2020

Every decision we make is motivated by love or fear. Successful people lead with love, not fear. Which emotion do you lead with in your life? 

 

Today we dig into the powerful emotion of love and discuss how it shows up outside of romantic relationships. The secret is harnessing the powerful emotion to grow your business, become a more effective leader and foster stronger connections in every area of your life. 

In this episode, we discuss how to lead with love, making it a priority and creating a crucial foundation to build upon. 

Topics discussed in this episode include:

  • What is leading with love vs leading with fear?
  • How to apply love in more areas of your life
  • Making decisions based on other people's opinions
  • What to do if your circle isn't helping you grow

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The Science Of Success Podcast: https://www.successpodcast.com/podcast

 

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Ep. #16 -  What Kate Finds Interesting About Instagram

Ep. #16 - What Kate Finds Interesting About Instagram

January 21, 2020

What happens when you find yourself with 18,000 followers and a large brand created mostly by accident? Our friend Katie of What Kate Finds shares advice on how to make your brand stand out in today’s overly saturated Instagram feed. It’s more important now than ever to be unique and authentic. This week's episode is perfect if you’re looking for ideas on how to showcase the true ‘you’ within your business. 

Topics discussed in this episode include:

  • Creating content for your audience
  • Not putting yourself in a box
  • The importance of authenticity
  • Capitalizing on people's short attention spans

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Ep. #15 - How to Set Goals, Cast a Vision & Build Momentum

Ep. #15 - How to Set Goals, Cast a Vision & Build Momentum

December 30, 2019

With the new year approaching and everyone focused on “new year, new me,'' we are focusing this week’s conversation on goal setting and vision casting. Most of us have goals we want to achieve but that’s rarely enough to reach them. To help make 2020 our best year yet, we are sharing a few tips and tricks to help you not only create specific goals but put a plan of attack in place to help you crush them.  

Topics discussed in this episode include:

  • SMART Goals overview
  • Setting goals & breaking them down
  • How often should you revisit your goals

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The Lemon Bowl - How to Maintain and Keep New Year’s Resolutions

The Life Coach School: How to Set Goals

The Life Coach School: My Plan for 2018 (How to Set Intentions)

 

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Ep. #14 - K is for Knowing Yourself

Ep. #14 - K is for Knowing Yourself

December 17, 2019

We’ve reached the letter K in our Alphabet Series: Knowing Yourself! This is a topic that we mention frequently, but on this episode we deep dive into why it is so important, and how to strategically use it to your advantage.

Topics discussed in this episode include:

  • The importance of knowing yourself
  • How ‘you’ can change over time
  • How to get familiar with true yourself
  • Being delusional vs confident

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The Marie Forleo Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-marie-forleo-podcast/id1199977889

Myers Briggs Test: https://www.16personalities.com/free-personality-test

Brooke Castillo Podcast: https://thelifecoachschool.com/podcasts/

Stumbling on Happiness (book): https://www.amazon.com/Stumbling-Happiness-Daniel-Gilbert/dp/1400077427

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Ep. #13 - J is for Joke’s on You

Ep. #13 - J is for Joke’s on You

December 10, 2019

This week we dive into ‘Joke’s on You’’ for the letter ‘J’ of our alphabet series. We’ve all done it at one time or another: told ourselves one thing only to experience something entirely different. On this episode we talk about how to recognize the jokes we play on ourselves and how to handle the way we react to them.

Topics discussed in this episode include:

  • Asking the right questions
  • The types of jokes we play on yourself
  • Controlling our emotions
  • Judging ourselves too much

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