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The Vacation Effect podcast features time and lifestyle hacks for the busy entrepreneur, helping you grow your business even faster by working less and having a lot more fun…

August 17, 2020

020 Re Perez: Your Brand Should Be Gay (Even If You’re Not)

In this Episode, Denise and Re Discuss: Why your brand should be gay (even if you’re not). Why branding should matter to a busy entrepreneur. What are the biggest branding mistakes entrepreneurs make in their business. Examples of “experiential” branding. How can an entrepreneur determine how they make their customers “feel.” Key Read More
May 4, 2020

019 Eli Adelson: Living In Flow

In this Episode, Denise and Eli Discuss: What it means to “be in flow.” How can you get into flow any time you want. Some of Eli’s favorite ways to get into flow. Quantum energies that play in the background to help transform your personal energy and the energy in the room. Read More
April 25, 2020

018 Rennie Gabriel: From Broke To Millionaire After Age 50

In this Episode, Denise and Rennie Discuss: The mistakes Rennie made in his life that caused him to go broke multiple times, and then how we became a multi-millionaire after age 50. How you can create real wealth without having a huge income. The difference between good debt versus bad debt. The Read More
April 22, 2020

017 Lisa Cherney: Be Unapologetically You

In this Episode, Denise and Lisa Discuss: The benefits of being unapologetic or GFRing? Lisa’s GFR Commandments, and how to use them in life. GFR Commandment #5 – “Make Yourself Your Most Important Client” GFR Commandment #3 – “Don’t Worry About Being Normal, Proper, or Polite.” The biggest mistakes business owners make Read More
March 30, 2020

016 Michael Ferguson: Virtual Travel Experiences From Home

In this Episode, Denise and Michael Discuss: How to conduct virtual travel from the comfort of your own home. The best web sites and apps for virtual travel experiences. Experiencing world class museums from anywhere you have an Internet connection. How to expand and track your travel bucket list using Google Earth. Read More
March 23, 2020

015 Preparing for Success in Uncertain Times with Jen Du Plessis

In this episode, Denise and Jen Discuss: What entrepreneurs can do right now to best prepare to weather a recession that is probably coming. What to do with your lines of credit right now so that you can survive ups and downs that may be ahead. What some of the great opportunities Read More
March 20, 2020

014 Thriving In Uncertain Times with Lou Diamond

In this episode, Denise and Lou Discuss: How to thrive when things are scary (like with the Coronavirus right now) How to conduct effective virtual meetings even when you have a house full of people (since your whole family is working remotely) Ways to create and seize opportunities in the midst of Read More
March 9, 2020

013 Carrie Gunderson: Relationship and Parenting Hacks

In this Episode, Denise and Carrie Discuss: How to create quality of life when married to a hard charging entrepreneur. Why it’s important (and incredibly effective) to have a weekly couples’ meeting and use a meeting agenda like you would do for any important business meeting. Being an excellent parent even as Read More
March 2, 2020

012 – Garrett Gunderson: Wealth and Relationship Hacks

In this episode, Denise and Garrett Discuss: How Garrett was able to take 2 whole months off from his business to live in Europe for a summer, and the 5-step process he implemented in his business to make that happen. How Garrett went from being overworked and stressed to having more free Read More
February 24, 2020

011 – Mitch Russo: Certification Programs: A Sales Force That Pays YOU

In this Episode, Denise and Mitch discuss: The importance of self-care as a busy entrepreneur, and Mitch’s favorite self-care strategies that have kept him sane even when managing large organizations where he was CEO. How certification programs can help companies grow, and in fact, and they can provide your company with a Read More
February 17, 2020

010 Patti Mara: UpSolutions: The New Rules Of Business

In this Episode, Denise and Patti discuss: How the rules of business have changed. How Patti learned the importance of customer-centric behavior working at a bookstore in her early career, and how that one bookstore had incredible growth due to one specific customer-centric strategy that the employees all implemented. How to shift Read More
February 2, 2020

009 Jim Dew: Making Rich Real

In this episode, Denise and Jim discuss: What it means to “make rich real” in your life. What a “family office” means and how it’s not just for the ultra-rich. How to set up a “time energy shield” for yourself. How to evaluate and define your own investment strategy. What to look Read More
January 27, 2020

008 Melinda Wittstock: Self-Promotion Hacks From A Media Master

In this episode, Denise and Melinda discuss: How Melinda’s professional background prepared her for the role of online entrepreneur How her podcasting network and engagement platform will help podcasters grow and monetize their shows Some of Melinda’s favorite media hacks to stand out from the crowd and effectively promote yourself When is Read More
January 13, 2020

007 Denise Gosnell: Freedom is a Mindset, Not a Destination

In this episode, Denise discusses: What the Freedom Mindset is. Steps you can take to claim true freedom today. The bad habit of the “someday-maybes”. Key Takeaways: Freedom is a decision, a state of mind. It is a choice you make and you plan everything else around it. Stop letting others dictate Read More
January 6, 2020

006 Alexis Katz: It’s Never Too Late to Reinvent Yourself

In this episode, Denise and Alexis discuss: How Alexis has reinvented herself multiple times and the lessons she learned that transformed everything Using your inner guidance to help you reach your goals faster How to tap into that inner guidance to begin with The surprising way to break through your prior income Read More
December 30, 2019

005 Jason Campbell: Meditation Hacks by a Zen Master

In this episode, Denise and Jason discuss: What “Zen” means Success rituals you can use to lead a “Zen” life How to use meditation and music to transform your life How to grow your business faster through meditation One trick you can use in meditation when your mind wanders too much What Read More
December 23, 2019

004 Denise Gosnell: Grow by Subtraction Using Forced Hyper-Efficiency

In this episode, Denise discuss: Work up to 40% less while your business continues to grow. Denise’s journey since June 20, 2011 and the life changing knock on the door. What forced hyper-efficiency is and how you can use it in your life Key Takeaways: Are you spending all your time and Read More
December 16, 2019

003 Roland Frasier: Faster Growth With “No Money Down” Acquisitions

About Roland Frasier: Roland is co-founder and/or principal of three current Inc. Magazine fastest-growing companies, and he has founded, scaled or sold 24 different 7 to 9 figure businesses ranging from consumer products to industrial machine manufacturing companies with adjusted sales ranging from $3 million to $337 million. Roland practiced business, tax Read More
December 16, 2019

002 Mike Koenigs: “Gamifying” Your Life and Money

In this episode, Denise and Mike discuss: Health hacks and lessons that Mike learned during his cancer scare when he could only work one hour per day to keep his companies going. Deciding what’s important when you have a limited amount of time. The infectious disease of busy nonsense. How Mike creates Read More
December 9, 2019

001 Welcome to The Vacation Effect with Denise Gosnell

As a business owner, you are constantly being pulled in a million different directions, which makes it challenging to get everything done while still having plenty of free time.  Each week, join Denise Gosnell, a 7-figure entrepreneur, as she interviews other entrepreneurs and industry experts on time and lifestyle hacks that have Read More

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