That Will Never Work Podcast

Real people. Real advice.

Listen to real people with real problems get 1-on-1 mentoring with me.

New episode every week

Episode 72

Is it a Culture Problem or a Hiring Problem?

How to Weigh What’s Holding You Back When You Need to Scale Fast

October 25, 2022 • 38 min

Episode 71

Is Pre-Revenue Funding a Pipe Dream?

Strategies for Persuading Investors to Pony up the Cash.

October 18, 2022 • 33 min

Episode 70

How to Get Your Business Buzzing

To Scale, or not to Scale, That is the Question.

October 11, 2022 • 39 min

Episode 69

Should You Buy or Lease Your Location?

Did it Work? Catching up with PingPod

October 4, 2022 • 20 min

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Episode 68

The Premium Product Conundrum

How to Make Pricing Decisions for the Long Term Health of Your Brand

September 27, 2022 • 34 min

Episode 67

Let Go to Grow

Can you Make Seven Figures With Just one Employee?

September 20, 2022 • 33 min

Episode 66

How to Become a Pitch Pro

Getting Ready to Prove There is a There, There

September 12, 2022 • 25 min

Episode 65

The Wedding Industry is Worth Billions – What Could a Break-Up Industry be Worth?

Use Those Tears to Build Your Business

September 6, 2022 • 38 min

Episode 64

Did it Work? Catch Up Special: Bolder Adventure Park

Find out what Founders do with the Advice they get and What new Questions Arise as a Business Evolves

August 16, 2022 • 23 min

Jackietheblade

A brilliant new podcast from a business legend

Marc is new to podcasting. But he is not new to business. This podcast isn’t for everyone. He didn’t create it for everyone. But if you are an entrepreneur looking for ideas on how to get your new adventure off the ground...or just a business owner looking for new ways to add spark to your company...you need to listen to this podcast. It’s short, perfect for your morning commute, and the perfect way to start a day. Thanks for doing this Marc!

Episode 63

Stop Thinking and Start Doing!

Don’t Lose Yourself Trying for Perfection – Collide Your Idea with Reality, Fast!

August 9, 2022 • 40 min

Episode 62

Resurrecting the Great American Movie Drive-In with an Urban Twist – Feat. Special Guest Mitch Lowe

Strategies for Breaking Through Legacy Mindsets so Your Start-Up can Scale

August 2, 2022 • 26 min

Episode 61

The Six Month Work Year

Is it Possible to Create a Company Culture That Does not Depend on you?

July 26, 2022 • 32 min

Episode 60

How to Turn Your Kitchen Side-Hustle Into a Brand

Strategies for Converting Your Part-Time Passion Into a Profitable Full-Time Business

July 19, 2022 • 32 min

Episode 59

Entrepreneurship Isn’t Brain Surgery… Or is it?

Hitting a Business Barrier? Identify Self-Interest and then Leverage it.

July 12, 2022 • 30 min

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Episode 58

Success is in Sight – Now What?

This Local Pub Quiz has Global Ambition… But What Will it Take to Scale the Team?

July 5, 2022 • 41 min

Episode 57

How to Overcome Resistance to Change

Strategies for Selling to the Higher Education Industry

June 28, 2022 • 29 min

Episode 56

When your Biggest Competitor is Inertia

A Business That Improves Government? It Sounds Like an Oxymoron

June 21, 2022 • 30 min

Episode 55

How to let go When You’re the Founding CEO

When and How to Hire

June 14, 2022 • 30 min

Episode 54

The Boutique Approach to Taking on the Big Box Stores

Is Uniqueness Repeatable & Scalable?

June 7, 2022 • 31 min

malfoxley

Great show!

Marc, host of the podcast, highlights all aspects of entrepreneurship and more in this can’t miss podcast! The host and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!

Episode 53

My Meeting with Jeff Bezos. Is Netflix for sale?

Bonus Episode to Celebrate my Paperback Launch

• 33 min

Episode 52

Start-Up Stress Special: Mental Health for Founders

How do I Know if it’s Time to Quit?

May 31, 2022 • 46 min

Episode 51

Finding Your Subscription Sweet Spot

Converting Your Free Trial to Paying Customer.

May 24, 2022 • 42 min

Episode 50

Does it Take Money to Make Money?

How to Know When You’re Ready to Raise

May 17, 2022 • 27 min

Episode 49

Using Sampling to Unleash Your Niche!

What on Earth is World Schooling?

May 10, 2022 • 36 min

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Episode 48

Can Free Consumable Products Make Big Profits?

Defying Gravity With a New Ad Sales Approach.

May 3, 2022 • 32 min

Episode 47

Could This Rival Kumon?

When Closing Brick & Mortar Presents Bigger Opportunity

April 26, 2022 • 33 min

Episode 46

Can you Create a Repeatable, Scalable Business When Your Business is You?

Could this be the Dry Bar of Headshots?

April 19, 2022 • 31 min

Episode 45

Betting your Idea will Disrupt the Market? Here’s what You Need to Know.

Can Sports Betting Really be Revolutionized Again?

April 12, 2022 • 29 min

Episode 44

Could This be the World’s Youngest Start-up?

How to foster entrepreneurship at the youngest level.

April 4, 2022 • 22 min

Samantha Eve Nivens

Straightforward clear advice!

I love how well Marc clearly communicates and sees what is going on in the biz! So powerful to have his eyes and brain answering the questions of new entrepreneurs!

Episode 43

Did Marc just get Career Envy?

How to give your personal adventure mass appeal.

March 29, 2022 • 30 min

Episode 42

Data Driven by Design

The secret to using data to inspire creativity.

March 22, 2022 • min

Episode 41

Super Coffee: How to Scale Culture in a Family Business

You’re the Founder – Big Bro is the CEO.

March 15, 2022 • 30 min

Episode 39

How to Sell a Product Before you Make It.

Strategies for becoming a successful inventor-entrepreneur.

March 8, 2022 • 32 min

Episode 40

Can a Product Aimed at Classrooms Turn a Profit?

It’s fly or flop for this educational drone company.

• 28 min

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Episode 38

Marketing a Minibar for Meds

Make Sure You Know What Your Customer Wants Before You Build Something To Sell To Them

March 1, 2022 • min

Episode 37

Repeat After Me: Ideas, Not Apps

Navigating The ‘Idea Stage’ Without Breaking The Bank

February 22, 2022 • 29 min

Episode 36

Finding The Backbeat For Your Budding Business

Tuning Up Your Pandemic Pivot To Make a Steady Profit

February 15, 2022 • 32 min

Episode 35

Started in the Garage and Now We’re Here

Getting Your Startup Out of the Garage and Into The Showroom

February 1, 2022 • 34 min

Episode 34

Arming David To Take on Goliaths

How To Unseat a Tech Titan

January 25, 2022 • 32 min

Jackietheblade

A brilliant new podcast from a business legend

Marc is new to podcasting. But he is not new to business. This podcast isn’t for everyone. He didn’t create it for everyone. But if you are an entrepreneur looking for ideas on how to get your new adventure off the ground...or just a business owner looking for new ways to add spark to your company...you need to listen to this podcast. It’s short, perfect for your morning commute, and the perfect way to start a day. Thanks for doing this Marc!

Episode 33

Life After Launch

What Happens After You Launch a Successful New Business?

January 18, 2022 • 32 min

Episode 32

It’s Only a Service if People Will Pay For It

Customers On Both Sides, But Who Will Foot The Bill?

January 11, 2022 • 31 min

Episode 31

If The Shoe Fits, Sell It

Origin Story Alone Won’t Move Units

January 4, 2022 • 30 min

Episode 30

When Ramping Up Your Business Means Blowing Up Your Model

Changing Your Model Without Blowing It Up

December 28, 2021 • 30 min

Episode 29

Think Big But Start Small

Make Sure Your Big Idea Does What You Want It To Do

December 21, 2021 • 29 min

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Episode 28

The Most Important Decision? Deciding Who You’re Building For

The Most Important Decision You’ll Ever Make

December 14, 2021 • 30.38 min

Episode 27

Perfecting the Art of Gift-Giving – And Receiving

Personal Jewelry Shopper Kat is Looking to Expand Her Customer Base

December 7, 2021 • 28 min

Episode 26

From Service to Product and Back Again

Juan is Exploring Whether Traditional Business Consulting Can Be Optimized via an App

November 30, 2021 • 23 min

Episode 25

No Time In The Penalty Box

Marc Mentors a Hockey Coach Who’s Taking a Few Knocks as He Launches His Business

November 23, 2021 • min

Episode 24

A Metaverse of His Own

Metaverse Studio Owner Jak is Ready To Take His Massive Audience Outside The Walled Garden

November 16, 2021 • 29 min

malfoxley

Great show!

Marc, host of the podcast, highlights all aspects of entrepreneurship and more in this can’t miss podcast! The host and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!

Episode 23

A Solution In Need of a Market

Contractor JR has a great solution; now let’s find his market

November 9, 2021 • 31 min

Episode 22

Self-Made in Every Way

Fashionista Seville Wants To Expand Her Successful Jewelry Line

November 2, 2021 • 29 min

Episode 21

No Storm Can Stop Him

Staring Down a Literal Tornado, Mark Calls In To Discuss His Insurance Claim App

October 26, 2021 • 22 min

Episode 20

A Better Way To Help Survivors

Leanne Seeks Funding For a Bold Non-Profit to Help Assault Survivors

October 12, 2021 • 27 min

Episode 19

A Device That Could Save Lives

BioTech Veteran Robert’s Device Could Save Lives

September 28, 2021 • 31 min

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Episode 18

Sneakerheads Unite!

Kemar is ready to grow his peer-to-peer sneaker marketplace

September 14, 2021 • 27 min

Episode 17

Finding Your Funding

Claudia Seeks Funding For Her ‘Uber For The Disabled’ Business

August 31, 2021 • 33 min

Episode 16

Architecting Life’s Biggest Moments

“The Architect,” Who Designs Bespoke Urban Adventures, Asks Marc How To Scale Himself

August 17, 2021 • 38 min

Episode 15

Keeping The Smile Squad Happy

Marc Helps Smile Squad Founder Markian Keep His Team Happy

August 9, 2021 • 34 min

Episode 14

Distractions Be Gone!

Jessica’s Pandemic-Launched Kickboxing Biz is Expanding Fast – Now What?

July 20, 2021 • 35 min

Samantha Eve Nivens

Straightforward clear advice!

I love how well Marc clearly communicates and sees what is going on in the biz! So powerful to have his eyes and brain answering the questions of new entrepreneurs!

Episode 13

The Man Who Would Be Pepper King

Mike Wants To Be The Pepper King

July 6, 2021 • 33 min

Episode 12

Who is Your Customer?

Marc Coaches Tim To Think Bigger

June 21, 2021 • 26 min

Episode 11

The Culture of Success

Helping Joe’s Behavioral Marketing Company Enhance Their Culture

June 8, 2021 • 39 min

Episode 10

Getting Into a Subscription Frame of Mind

Joseph is Ready To Take His Hypnosis Business To The Next Level

May 25, 2021 • 31 min

Episode 9

Every Great App Starts as a Great Idea

Marc Gives CFO-Turned-Entrepreneur Erik An App Reality Check

May 10, 2021 • 26 min

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Episode 8

The Business of Being Unemployed

Adriel Wants To Ramp Up HIs Business Serving The Unemployed

April 27, 2021 • 39 min

Episode 7

Taking The Stigma Out of Erotic Art

Selling Erotic Art Online

April 13, 2021 • 31 min

Episode 6

These Houses Won’t Build Themselves

From Contractor to Entrepreneur

March 30, 2021 • 30 min

Episode 5

Walmart or Bust

Socket Lock-It’s Caitie Ponders Her Big Walmart Deal

March 16, 2021 • 38 min

Episode 4

COVID-Friendly and Ready to Rally

Table tennis on demand?

March 2, 2021 • 37 min

Jackietheblade

A brilliant new podcast from a business legend

Marc is new to podcasting. But he is not new to business. This podcast isn’t for everyone. He didn’t create it for everyone. But if you are an entrepreneur looking for ideas on how to get your new adventure off the ground...or just a business owner looking for new ways to add spark to your company...you need to listen to this podcast. It’s short, perfect for your morning commute, and the perfect way to start a day. Thanks for doing this Marc!

Episode 3

Adventure Won’t Wait

Indoor Adventure Park with Beer?

February 17, 2021 • 33 min

Episode 2

Always Leave Them Crying

Blowing Away The SciFi Superfans

February 10, 2021 • 36 min

Episode 1

Home Care Meets Ride Share

An Uber For Home Health Care?

January 25, 2021 • 28 min

Episode

Introducing That Will Never Work with Marc Randolph

Trailer of the podcast.

January 21, 2021 • 03 min

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