Our guest today is a Lifestyle Entrepreneur and author of the book by that title: Lifestyle Entrepreneur: Live Your Dreams, Ignite Your Passions, and Run Your Business from Anywhere in the World, by Jesse Krieger.
Jesse Krieger’s Lifestyle Entrepreneur is the result of having lived a non-traditional life. In his 20s, Jesse launched five businesses and sold the last two. He’s toured America in a rock band and has been flown around the world to serve as a professional dating coach.
Jesse traveled to and lived in over 25 countries, learning the local languages while there, has friends around the world, with strong family ties at home. Jesse is living the life he always dreamed of!
One of his passions and newest business is helping authors live their dreams of successfully publishing and launching their books through his company, Lifestyle Entrepreneurs Press, which focuses on personal development, entrepreneurship, self-help, and healthy lifestyles.
If you’re an author, non-fiction or fiction, Jesse shared what they look for when evaluating the authors to build a relationship with at his publishing company: Lifestyle Entrepreneurs Press.
Jesse’s creative journey with music
Traveling and earning a little money from music
Learning the business of building a successful band
Other businesses Jesse started after his band
How business is a creative endeavor
Driving through fog analogy
Jesse’s writing and publishing journey that lead him to become a publisher
The different types of publishing options for authors
The gap Jesse’s publishing company fills that most publishers don’t offer
Why marketing and building an audience is crucial for authors
The incremental process of creativity, writing, and business
Pros and cons of traditional publishing and self-publishing
Embracing the journey
Two major components to publishing
How Jesse is writing his next book and why it’s easier
Thoughts on non-fiction vs fiction publishing
Publishing in volume is better than the longer release wait time
“Focus on consistency and incremental gains, and then—on the side—swing for the fences.”
~Jesse Krieger, publisher, author, and entrepreneur