Stephen Semple

Stephen Semple is a marketing consultant, story collector, and storyteller. Each week he publishes another podcast teaching business owners the not so secret techniques that took famous businesses from mom and pop to major brands. To hire Stephen as a marketing consultant visit BusinessGrowthGuys.com To book Stephen as a speaker at your next event or have him appear on your podcast visit StephenSemple.com Don't miss out on the next great episode by entering your email below.

Spanx

#009: Armed with Scissors and an Idea a Billionaire is Born. The Spanx Story.

Sara Blakely was getting ready for a party when she realized she didn’t have the right undergarment to provide a smooth look. She cut off the feet off of her control top pantyhose and the crazy SPANX revolution began!  Like all revolutions:  it was not easy. David Young: Welcome to the Empire Builders Podcast. Teaching business owners the …

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Domino's

#008: What delivering newspapers taught me about pizza – The story of Domino’s.

Domino’s was started in 1960 and grew to be the largest independent restaurant business on the planet.  Started by an orphan who was swindled out his life savings.  This is a true rags to riches story.  Sometimes you just need to hang in there and not chicken out. David Young: Welcome to the Empire Builders …

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Banana Republic

#007: How $1,500 of Flea Market Garb became Banana Republic

Banana Republic was founded by 2 journalists with the dream to make a little extra money so they could travel.  Little did they know they would create a fashion juggernaut that they sold to the GAP for hundreds of millions. David Young: Welcome to the “Empire Builders” podcast, teaching business owners the not-so-secret techniques that …

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How To Win

Winning requires leadership. To win, you need to think differently.  What most people do is hang out with people in their industry, read their industry magazine and chase the industry leaders.  They ask, “what are the successful people in my industry doing” and do that.  Hello, that is following.  That is the very definition of …

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#004: How to Build an Empire in Uncertain Times. The story of Wrigleys

At the top of their game the Wrigley’s family was one of the wealthiest families in the world.  From Wrigley Field in Chicago to Wrigley Mansion in California.  Learn how they broke into the big time when they actually had nothing to sell.  David Young: Welcome to the Empire Builders podcast, teaching business owners the …

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Trump Donald

#003: Trump Decoded

Love him or hate him no other politician in our lifetime has created more press, more lovers and more haters than Donald J Trump.  Learn the 7 communication strategies that he used to create his tribe and how you can use this to build yours. David Young: Welcome to the Empire Builders Podcast, teaching business …

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#002: HBO Magic

The method that HBO uses to create Emmy Award winning shows and how you can apply this to have the best advertisements on the planet.  I can guarantee you Ridley Scott would agree. David Young: Welcome to the Empire Builders Podcast, teaching business owners, the not-so-secret techniques that took famous businesses from mom and pop …

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