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Off the Clock:
Empowering Hourly
Employers

In “Off the Clock,” Alex Atwood, CEO and co-founder of GravyWork, brings insider tips and tools from experts, innovators, and leaders. If you tune in to the show, you’ll find out ways to turn your employees and partners into teammates. But what makes this podcast truly special are the experiences the guests share, since their stories are not only informative but inspiring. So sit back and enjoy the show!

Ep05: Creating The Best Teams In Your Field: Lessons from a #1 Real Estate Agent - Leo Pareja

Starting your own business is not for everyone: the highs are high and the lows are low. You must have honest conversations with yourself, understand how you’re wired, and be able to recognize what makes you happy to realize if the entrepreneurial world is for you. In line with this, Leo explains today the importance of understanding what motivates your people, and how to better lead them to achieve your company’s goals. 

EPISODE NOTES

  • The entrepreneurial journey
  • Skill sets in leadership and management 
  • What motivates the people and the team?
  • Challenges in managing a team
  • How important is giving back and rewards to the people?
  • Getting a mentor and prioritizing tasks
  • The birth of the Pareja Family Foundation

RESOURCES/LINKS MENTIONED

ABOUT LEO PAREJA

Leo Pareja was a #1 agent with Keller Williams. His self-named firm was #5 in the Wall Street Journal. He was also named the top Latino Real Estate agent, and he served as president of the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals. He co-founded and currently serves as the President of ”Remine” which is an MLS software company with over one million active users.

CONNECT WITH LEO PAREJA

  • Website: Remine
  • E-mail: leo@leopareja.com

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Ep04: Staffing Simplified: Industry Insights From A Veteran - David Schek

The staffing industry is a tough business. You have to be able to deal with nuances and the X factor to run the business, and to put in place the operating systems, most importantly, the people. In today’s episode, David Scheck explains in detail about simplifying the staffing process.

EPISODE NOTES

The transition from being in a staffing industry to being in service to this industry
General insurance agents
Workers comp solutions
Differences between PEO and EOR
Impact of Covid-19
Future plans for 2021 and beyond

ABOUT DAVID SCHEK

David Schek is a 30-year staffing veteran who owns a company called ‘’Leaststaff – Work Comp Staff Solutions’’ that provides work comp solutions and programs exclusively to staffing companies. 

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Ep03: What It Takes To Build A Business - Mike Mahler

In today’s episode, Mike shares his journey from working in network marketing to building his own business to achieve work and life balance. Join us today to learn the secrets to his success and some insights on training and nutrition.

EPISODE NOTES

The truth about network marketing
Positioning vs. Prospecting
How to generate engagement?
Setting the right mindset to become successful
Training and Veganism
Advice to people who want to start a business
RESOURCE/LINK MENTIONED

  • The Top Five Regrets of the Dying – Bronnie Ware

ABOUT MIKE MAHLER

From pioneering in the use of kettlebells to training top UFC champions, coach Mike Mahler is an entrepreneur with the ability to adapt, evolve and find balance in his life. He’s been in the fitness industry for over sixteen years and has taught workshops all over the US and overseas. Now, he owns and runs Aggressive Strength, an all-natural supplement company that designs products for boosting testosterone, reducing inflammation, improving sleep, and controlling estrogen levels.

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Ep02: From On Demand Car Wash To Disaster Recovery: A Startup Pivot - Nicholas Jacobsen and Andrew Joseph

From demand car wash services to live video auditing and checklists, Nicholas Jacobsen and Andrew Joseph from Tulu have been reimagining how technology can change the dynamic industries and impact the world for the better. In this episode, the guests speak about technology, cleaning services, and start-ups.

EPISODE NOTES

  • Applications of Tulu’s technology
  • Pros of body cameras on hourly workers
  • What’s exciting about start-ups
  • The impact of technology on the world
  • Future plans for Tulu

ABOUT TULU AND THE GUESTS

AJ and Nicholas are innovators and leaders in disinfection technology. Their startup, Tulu, empowers hourly workers in cleaning & disinfection with technology that ensures their efficiency, safety, and accountability. Tulu’s technology has been used in COVID-19 testing, disaster relief, and reopening the hospitality industry. Over the years, the company has built and optimized software to ensure that cleaners follow proper sanitization protocols. The software itself has evolved into a standalone offering that Tulu now supplies to real estate owners and transportation companies in partnership with service providers in their respective industries.

CONNECT WITH TULU

  • Website: Try Tulu
  • E-mail: support@trytulu.com

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Ep01: Transforming HR - Andrea Bunch, Ulises Orozco, Cameron Sadler

From remote working to virtual conventions, the global pandemic has changed the work environment and spurred future innovation in the field of Human Resources. Join host Alex Atwood as he speaks with executives and entrepreneurs who are challenging traditional norms and rethinking the future of Human Resources.

EPISODE NOTES

  • The impact of mentors on their careers
  • HR as a profit center and how their company is shifting to that perspective
  • The benefits of PTO 
  • Discoveries derived from coronavirus
  • Business Intentions for 2021

ABOUT THE GUESTS

  • ANDREA BUNCH

From nurses to machinists to movers dealing with everything from the teamsters to NASA, Andrea Bunch has been a leader in human resources for more than a decade and now works as a vice president at the largest private relocation, moving, and storage company in the US.

  • ULISES OROZCO

Serial entrepreneur and product guru, Ulises Orozco co-founded PTO genius reimagining what employees can do with paid time off.

  • CAMERON SADLER

Entrepreneur Cameron Sadler is the Newcraft CEO and Y Combinator Alum. He started out teaching engineering, but now he founded an amazing start-up that connects many of the major tools in the vast HR ecosystem. He’s all about making magic happen on the technology side of HR.

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Off The Clock

In ”Off the Clock”, Alex Atwood brings insider tips and tools from expert and innovator leaders. If you tune in to the show, you’ll find out ways of turning your employees and partners into teammates. But what makes this podcast truly special are the experiences the guests share, since their stories are not only informative but inspiring. So sit back and enjoy the show!

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