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Hi, my name is Mike.

Hello, my name is Mike Pirtle, and I'm a happily addicted serial entrepreneur! This is my crate full of out of the box thinking. Open up to expand your belief on what is possible! #BeElite

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Progress category

My goal is to not only inspire others to take action towards their dream, but to also equip them and aid in making that vision a reality.

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#tbt My 2015 Self Introduction

I’m updating my website for the first time in half a decade and I wanted to capture this piece of my own history. This was my “About Me” self introduction when I first embarked on this full-time journey. It’s incredible how I’ve been able to stay the course and I owe that entirely to the Law of Intent. enjoy

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People, Success

How a Rebrand Created $3.9 Million in Two Years

We kick off Season 4 of the Build Your Own Brandcast by catching up with, 3 year Enthrall Brand Partner, Karl Nichols of Community Wellness Partners. The organization has expanded significantly since their rebrand in 2016, and we discuss how the brand asset can improve your mission and support system.

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Indiana Black Expo Events of Note

The Indiana Black Expo is coming up and these are a couple of the events on my radar. Hope to see you all adding to your network, knowledge, and skillset at the Indiana Convention Center!

Monday July 16
0830 – 1015 Mayor’s Breakfast
1030 – 1200 Project Pipeline: Opportunities are KNOCKING…are YOU ready?
1230 – 1400 “Growing Your Business” – Access to Capital and Business Sustainability
1430 – 1600 Indy Chamber’s Business Model Canvas – the New Business Plan
1600 – 1730 Everything You Do is an Investment — Matt Judge, TJC Event Solutions

Tuesday July 17
0900 – 1030 Business Opportunities with the State of Indiana
1100 – 1230 Indiana Colleges and Universities; $1 Billion Dollar Business Opportunities
1400 – 1530 Governor’s Awards Reception – RSVP required*
1600 – 1800 “How Federal Government Can Help Your Small Business Grow” Led by SBA and HUD.

Friday July 20

Here is a link to the Calendar of Events in full.

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40: Adversity

Welcome back to The Serial CEO! No matter who we are, no matter what we do, if we’re going in the right direction in a self-directed life, hard times are in our future. Today, we’re going to talk about prevailing in those hard times, showing a strength of character in adversity and having the elite mentality of operating from a place of winning.

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The Serial CEO Show

39: Living Above Drama

Welcome back to The Serial CEO! Today, I’m going to talk about living above life’s turmoil. What does it mean to be living above the drama? What does it mean to be living above the things that we don’t have control over, that seem to steer us out of control mentally and physically in a lot of different ways? Inspired by my readings of James Allen, I hope that you guys can pick up a nugget of wisdom or two from this episode. Enjoy!

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38: Charting Your Course

This life is a journey! Today on The Serial CEO, I want to talk to you guys about finding the course for your life, your brand, and your business.

If you’re alive, you’re probably moving. If you’re not moving, you’re probably dead. You’re in between those two categories pretty much with every decision that you make. Are you going to give more life to who you want to be, or are you going to retreat away from that potential?

Tune in to this episode and start charting your course towards that Elite LYFE today!

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37: Being Fearless with Kelli Jones

Welcome back to The Serial CEO! Today, we’re going to talk to Kelli who, in my opinion, is one of the elite achievers in Indianapolis. She’s someone who has really set the bar, and has been in the position of being an influencer and a leader. I hope you can all pick up some valuable lessons from her. Enjoy!


Kelli Jones is a young entrepreneur who leads two amazing brands. She is co-founder of Be Nimble Venturs and From Nap, With Love. Her background is mostly in marketing, advertising, and sales while working in the music industry for the last 10 years. Now, with From Nap, With Love, she works to bring culture together by creating a hub for young professionals, and creating enticing events that are more than just a party. Be Nimble is a venture where Kelli works to create a culture that’s dedicated to diversity, inclusion and technology.

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