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Latest Podcast Episodes

The Creator Economy, Sales Models, and Privacy Invasion with Roland Frasier and Ryan Deiss

September 13, 2021

There’s a lot of buzz right now about a surprising new privacy announcement from Apple and a “new” thing called the creator economy. Of course you can count on co-hosts Roland Frasier and Ryan Deiss to have some thoughts about it all. Summer is over, and Roland and Ryan are looking forward to getting back…

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Building a Company to Sell with John Warrillow

September 6, 2021

Build your business smart, and you can make a lot of money when you sell it. In today’s episode of Business Lunch, host Roland Frasier sits down with John Warrillow, founder of ValueBuilder, author of three great books, and all-around good guy, to talk about building and selling businesses. Each of his books is geared toward…

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Good Ideas vs. Great Ideas with Roland Frasier and Ryan Deiss

August 30, 2021

You need a process for distinguishing a good idea from a great idea. It’s fairly easy to tell the difference between good ideas and bad ones, but what about good ideas and great ones? As many people have said in a lot of different ways, sometimes the enemy of a great idea is a good idea. (For great ideas delivered to your inbox…

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7 Attributes of a Successful Sales Person with Neal Tricarico, Head of Sales at Scalable

August 23, 2021

Learn the importance of systems when it comes to inside sales. Before Neal Tricarico joined Scalable as Director of Sales, inside sales was one of the biggest missing pieces in the business. Scalable was born from a digital marketing company, and they didn’t have anybody on the phones. They were literally missing out on half the sales…

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Important Conversations to Have with Your Business Partner with Roland Frasier and Ryan Deiss

August 16, 2021

Honest communication with your business partner while things are going well can prevent disaster down the road. On today’s episode of Business Lunch, co-hosts and business partners, Roland Frasier and Ryan Deiss, talk about something they hope their listeners will never experience in their business: mutiny in the ranks. They discuss the three biggest challenges…

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Building Trust and Working With Celebrities, With Roland Frasier and Ryan Deiss

August 9, 2021

Learn what you need to know about working with celebrities when it comes to your brand. Advertising executives refer to celebrities as trust agents. When a celebrity endorses your business, it breaks down the barrier of the cold, unknown brand and gives your customers the sense of a friend telling them it’s okay. If you know, like,…

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What a 5 Hour Work Day Really Looks Like, With Roland Frasier and Ryan Deiss

August 2, 2021

Roland and Ryan take an honest look at some companies that are trying to reinvent business these days and discuss the pros and cons of each of these work schedule innovations. Business owners across the globe are hoping for bigger wins by changing things up-5-hour workdays, 4-hour workweeks, unlimited time off. But the real question…

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What is “True” Tax Rate? With Roland Frasier and Ryan Deiss

July 26, 2021

Ryan and Roland share some insights about taxes that all businesses should know.   Who Is Ryan Deiss? Ryan Deiss is an entrepreneur, author, and investor, and according to Shark Tank star Daymond John, “His companies practically own the internet.” He’s the founder of and Digital Marketer and one of Roland Frasier’s business partners. Before coming on as…

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Meet The Host


Roland Frasier

Roland Frasier is a strategic investor who has bought and sold over 100 public and private companies ranging from a few million to over $100 million in adjusted sales over the past 30 years. He specializes in creative deal structuring and low and no money down acquisitions where he can add value, grow, scale and sell the businesses he acquires for as much as 200 times or more his initial investment. A "recovering attorney," Roland practiced business, tax and securities law for over 12 years, has been a principal or founder of 5 different Inc Magazine fastest growing companies and lives in San Diego with his wife, 2 children and their 3 chihuahuas.
You can connect with the Business Lunch Podcast team on Twitter and check out Roland's business site here.