Business School

Business School is hosted by Sharran Srivatsaa, the CEO of Kingston Lane, investor and advisor to various cutting-edge technology companies and former Silicon Valley entrepreneur. Sharran is a sought after keynote speaker and a respected thought-leadership resource for publications such as The Wall Street Journal, SUCCESS magazine, Huffington Post, and Forbes. On this podcast, Sharran shares his best secrets on how to grow your business strategically, how to build your brand elegantly, most importantly integrate the profits in your business with an overall joyful life. For more free resources visit

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Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 2 days 56 minutes


episode 69: Think Like a Navy SEAL with William Branum

"The only easy day was yesterday." That's the motto of the Navy SEAL, an elite military unit in the US Navy known for its tough training program, which includes Hell Week. You can just imagine what kind of person survives and thrives in such an environment. Today’s guest is one such guy, Senior Chief William Branum. A retired US Navy SEAL turned entrepreneur. William served as a SEAL for 26 years and trained many other men in the military...



episode 68: The Biggest Mistake that CEOs Make

Congratulations! You're now the CEO. How does it feel to be at the top? Being a CEO requires you to do many things. With such a huge responsibility, you may not realize the mistakes you're making. Some mistakes are worse than others. They can damage the company, waste resources, or create new problems. Having worked with many entrepreneurs, business owners, and CEOs of top companies, Sharran has discovered the biggest mistake that CEOs make...



episode 67: Our 4-Step Process for Investing in Companies

The concept of investing directly in a company is not as commonly done compared to simply buying stocks. Finding private investment opportunities to make money is a great way to unlock additional income. There is more risk involved, but the opportunities allow you to gain above-market returns and influence the business direction. Investing in a company can be a fantastic way to build wealth. But before you do that, make sure you have a concrete process...



episode 66: How to Buy a Business with Zero Money Down

Would you rather buy an existing business than start one from scratch?. The advantages include established customers and ongoing cash flow. The downside is that most business owners want upfront payment before they hand over the keys. However, you might be able to find an owner that will work with you to buy the business with zero money down and payments spread out over time. Of course, you need to know how to negotiate or have someone represent you to close the deal...



episode 65: The 5 Core Human Objections

Objection handling is perhaps the most critical skill every person should master, even those not engaged in sales. Objections are a natural part of a conversation. Every time we communicate with others, there’s a subtle need to get them to agree with our ideas. In the game of sales, the ability to handle the word “NO” and all its variations will determine your level of success...


 2021-08-24  25m

episode 64: How to Fix Overwhelm

How do you cope with constantly feeling overwhelmed? In our fast-paced, always-busy society, it’s clear that feeling overwhelmed is a common struggle. But you don't have to wear it like a badge of honor or use it as an excuse. Instead, you have to do something about it before it leads to burnout and more serious problems. Here’s Sharran to the rescue with his 3-step roadmap to help you deconstruct overwhelm. You can also get your copy of the http://productivityplaybook...


 2021-08-17  19m

episode 63: Backstage Pass into the Creation of the Real 5AM Club ( A lot has been said about the benefits of waking up early. Think of great resources like (The 5AM Club by Robin Sharma) or (The Miracle Morning by Hal Elrod)...


 2021-08-10  28m

episode 62: Price & Terms - Your Unfair Negotiating Advantage

Are you comfortable navigating through a high-ticket contract? It can be tricky whether you're the buyer or seller. Going through the different ways people enter a deal, you have to make sure the sale will be profitable. So how do you approach deal negotiations? In this short episode, Sharran discusses how you can leverage price and terms to your advantage before signing that contract. “There's no reason to go through a deal without having a deal advisor...


 2021-08-03  11m

episode 61: How to Pitch Your VC and Investor Friends

Raising money is essential for the success of your startup or small business. But many first-time entrepreneurs are not confident about finding investors in the early stages of their business development. A quick thought might be to approach friends and family for financial support. But combining your business life with your personal life can be tricky since you wouldn't want to hurt your relationship over money...


 2021-07-27  13m

episode 60: The Purpose of Marketing

Most consumers now have access to a massive amount of knowledge about a brand's products and services. And consumer buying behavior is constantly evolving. So instead of just relying on your sales or marketing team to prepare elaborate marketing strategies, there are simple things you can do to boost your sales. But first, you have to understand the purpose of marketing and remember that there's nothing wrong with selling. People like to buy things that are good for them...


 2021-07-20  36m