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Humanity Evolve! Podcast
May 16, 2017

“Unleash Your Inner Company provides an innovative, proven, step-by-step process for anyone who aspires to start and grow their own business. Today, my conversation with John Chisholm–president of the worldwide MIT Alumni Association–brings an insider’s view that distills three decades of successful, serial entrepreneurship in Silicon Valley. His book and extensive entrepreneurial experience combines practical principles, entertaining anecdotes, deep insights, challenging exercises, and illuminating to guide you in conceiving, designing, building, testing, and scaling up the ideal business. Our conversation uniquely shows how to turn passion and perseverance into a loop of increasingly positive results. Aspiring entrepreneurs have more resources than they realize; John helps them discover those advantages and advise how to accelerate their learning and how different is better than better.”

Successful Pitch Podcast
March 8, 2017

In this episode, John Chisholm and John Livesay do a “deep dive into the psychology of growing your mind from the inside out”. John Chisholm also shares what he looks for when he hears a pitch as an investor.

Eventual Millionaire Podcast
December 27, 2016

John sits down with Jaime Masters to discuss: The one great advantage John had when starting his first business, why John thinks there’s never been so many unsatisfied opportunities as there are right now, the single best way to find a business idea that is aligned with your passion AND has all the chances to make you money along the way, and the ten-step process for discovering, launching and scaling your ideal business. What to do when your passion areas are not very business-like.

Intrepid Media Podcast
December 9, 2016

John talks with Todd Schnick of Intrepid Media about why “Different is better than better“.

Pushing Beyond the Obvious
September 5, 2016

Taking the Leap – Wannapreneur to an Entrepreneur with John Chisholm

EverydayMBA Podcast
August 27, 2016

Everyday MBA featured Unleash Your Inner Company on their 71st show. Featuring discussions about leadership, passion and perseverance, and much more.

Virgin.com Entrepreneur
August 18, 2016

“Many people believe that innovators have innate genius. If you weren’t born with it, you’ll never be an innovator. I disagree.”

INC Magazine
August 4, 2016

Unleash Your Inner Company not only captures the chaos of startups, but provides a blueprint for how to actually start your own company.

Washington Post
June 17, 2016

‘Career Coach’ list of business books for your summer reading.

Barron’s
June 11, 2016

“Never say anything negative about yourself—not out of fear of what others may believe, but of what your most important audience, your unconscious mind, will believe.”

Investor’s Business Daily
March 1, 2016

“Entrepreneurs are not interchangeable, like batteries or light bulbs; the best opportunity for you is unique to you.”

Industrial Management
February 1, 2016

Why Different is Better than Better. Since most of a startup’s competitors continuously improve their products and services on an incremental basis, the best way to stand out is to be different, not better. This article is provided with permission of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers from the January/February 2016 issue of Industrial Management, Copyright©2016 Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers. All rights reserved.

SupplyChainBrain Podcast
Jan 22, 2016

“Starting up a business requires brains, heart and money — but in the case of the last, not as soon as you might think.”

Mogul Mom
Jan 13, 2016

“Your mindset can easily make or break your new endeavor.”

One Million by One Million
Dec 29, 2015

“If something about yourself is genuinely out of your control, finding a way to view it as a strength will be hugely liberating and empowering for you and it will become one of your assets, as it was and has for me.”

IT Business Edge
Dec 21, 2015

“Have I ever been discriminated against because I’m gay? The answer is probably. But I think it’s held back the folks who discriminated against me more than it’s held me back.”

School for Startups
Dec 16, 2015

“His new book argues that every person can find a business that excites their inner passion and that can be scaled. Great stuff.”

Sun Systems
Dec 13, 2015

“We’ll also launch the Unleash Your Inner Company book club!”

SmallBusinessForum
Dec 11, 2015

“Chisholm shares his 10-step process that takes you through discovering, testing, selecting, launching and scaling the right business for you (with the emphasis on right business for you).”

IT Business Edge
Dec 3, 2015

“John Chisholm made one thing very clear: He had no interest in making the book a tribute to conventional wisdom.”

Richardson Resources
Nov 16, 2015

“Only this book shows how to turn passion and perseverance into a loop of increasingly positive results.”

WestSideToday
Nov 8, 2015

“Chisholm’s book combines an ‘MBA in a Bottle’ with self-help advice that forces the reader to dig deeply into his or her own psyche, motivations, strengths and weaknesses.”

MyCustomer.com
Nov 2, 2015

“If you plan to launch a new venture, product, or service in 2016, make it different from those currently available. Different is better than better.”

eComTechnology
Oct 27, 2015

“Aspiring entrepreneurs have more resources than they realize; Unleash Your Inner Company helps them discover those advantages.”

Bob Zadek Show
Show Oct 18, 2015

“John’s book is more than just an entrepreneurship how-to book – it’s a thorough roadmap to the new economy, where nearly everyone will have to be an entrepreneur of one kind or another.”

Austrian Economics Center
Oct 6, 2015

“You’ll learn how important it is to be different, because different is better than better.”

Examiner
Oct 1, 2015

“Chisholm takes readers on a walk where he lays the groundwork for a company by you, for you and from you.”

RealClear Radio Hour with Bill Frezza
Sept 26, 2015

“There are only two things you need to start a business: an unsatisfied customer need, and an advantage for meeting that need.”

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