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Breaking Through Book With Dr Nido Quebein and Mikkel Pitzner

Entrepreneur Mikkel Pitzner Hits Amazon Best-Seller List With New Business Book

Mikkel Pitzner, serial entrepreneur, business consultant, professional board member, social media expert and consultant, recently hit two Amazon.com best-seller lists with the new book, “Breaking Through.”

 

Highlands Ranch, CO – June 24, 2014 – Mikkel Pitzner, serial entrepreneur, best-selling author and speaker, recently joined accomplished business leader and dedicated philanthropist Dr. Nido Qubein, president of High Point University, along with other leading experts from around the world to co-write the book titled, Breaking Through: The World’s Leading Entrepreneurs and Professionals Share Their Insights for Achieving Breakthrough Success! The book was released on June 12, 2014 by CelebrityPress™ – a leading business book publisher.

Breaking Through the book featuring Mikkel Pitzner

On the day of release, Breaking Through reached best-seller status in two Amazon.com categories – reaching #10 in the “Direct Marketing” category and #15 in the “Marketing For Small Business” category. Mikkel Pitzner contributed a chapter titled “Breaking Through – You Already Have Got All That You Need.”

Serial Entrepreneur, professional board member in Denmark, Sweden and the US, social media expert and consultant, investor and dreamer extraordinaire, Mikkel Pitzner is a Partner of unique marketing and trailer rental company, Freetrailer, which currently operates throughout Denmark, Sweden and Germany with more countries to come. He is the Partner in a company named Aksel & Ko that finds that special gimmick or solution corporations need for their marketing and campaign purposes. He is the CEO of RetailWise USA that provides highly valuable surveys and insights to large retailers and help them gain perspective of the true potentials of individual stores. He is also the CEO of Pivot Point Enterprises which has just launch a unique online business platform for businesses of all sizes and any industry on which to collaborate and manage all their business processes and so much more. Mikkel is also a multiple best selling author (with 7 best selling books published so far) and speaker. He teaches entrepreneurs how to create a business that will provide for the lifestyle of their choice while taking them off the treadmill of their job, so they can spend their time on things of their choosing.

Mikkel Pitzner has been featured on CNBC, ABC, CNNMONEY.com, Entrepreneur, Fox News, CBS News, The Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Fast Company, SmartMoney, USA Today and NBC, America’s PremierExperts, Børsen, Berlingske Tidende, Erhvervsbladet and Näringsliv. Mikkel Pitzner was also a guest at the Brian Tracy TV Show, Amino TV, The Secret Entourage and radio program Money for Lunch.

Mikkel Pitzner is currently finalizing work on several information products on each its own topic, but all based on experiences of his own and from his vast studies and education. One of these products soon to be released teaches the basic tools need for entrepreneurs to run their business another on its way is the goal setting program.

 

CelebrityPress™ describes the book:

Distinctive characteristics of those who break through invariably include perseverance, calculated risk-taking, foresight, and passion. To follow breakthrough success, we introduce a panel of CelebrityExperts® in this book who have spearheaded changes in order to breakthrough!

While their fields may differ, these CelebrityExperts® have found success in the breakthroughs they that they have initiated. Using their successful expertise, they will guide you through their breakthrough experience, relaying both their successes and their errors – which are all part and parcel of their breakthrough experience. Following their advice will help you avoid their errors — and complete a breakthrough journey quicker than you could otherwise.

After such a successful release, Mikkel Pitzner will be recognized by The National Academy of Best-Selling Authors™, an organization that honors authors from many of the leading independent best-seller lists.

 

To order a copy of the book, please go to http://www.thebookbreakingthrough.com/

 

The royalties from this project will be given to Entrepreneur’s International Foundation, a not for profit organization dedicated to creating unique launch campaigns to raise money and awareness for charitable causes.

 

More About Mikkel Pitzner:

Originally from Denmark, Mikkel Pitzner he used to run what turned into the fourth largest car rental company while he quardrupled its number of locations and a leasing company he lead to a doubling of size.  The company was Pitzner Auto, which during the latter years under Mikkel’s management also became the Budget Rent A Car licensee for Denmark. Mikkel left the company after being instrumental in the sale of the company in a sale that actually comprised a split of the company to 3 different buyers.

From later 1996 up until end of 2010 he owned and operated the largest limousine service company in Denmark which profits he managed to grow 3200% during the first year of ownership alone. The company served the most discerned clientele including no less than 3 recent US presidents, being George Bush, President Clinton and President Obama, the latter during the World Climate Summit meetings during 2009, servicing more than 200 limousines to the US Embassy of Copenhagen along with numerous other embassies, countries, royalties, celebrities, multi-conglomerates etc.

Mikkel Pitzner also successfully ran an import and distribution company of scuba diving equipment until that company was sold to a German distributor just a few years following the foundation. Mikkel Pitzner is a partner of Freetrailer (which comprises of Freetrailer Denmark, Freetrailer Sweden and Freetrailer Germany and soon other nations) and of a very unique advertising and marketing bureau named Aksel & Ko.

A sought after professional board member Mikkel Pitzner currently sits on boards of companies spanning the US, Denmark, Sweden and Poland, including privately held as well as publicly traded companies.

 

A list of Mikkel Pitzner’s books is given below:

The Art And Science Of Success, Vol. 2

The Only Business Book You’ll Ever Need

The Success Secret

Marketing Miracles

New Rules Of The Game

Mikkel Pitzner’s Trade Secrets For Marketing Your Business Online

Masterminds’ Insights To Business Success

Breaking Through

 

About Celebrity Press™:

Celebrity Press™ is a leading business, health and wellness book publisher that publishes books from thought leaders around the world. Celebrity Press™ has published books alongside Jack Canfield, Brian Tracy, Dan Kennedy, Dr. Ivan Misner, Robert Allen and many of the biggest experts across diverse fields. CelebrityPress™ has helped launch over 1400 best-selling authors to date. 

 

Learn more at http://www.celebritypresspublishing.com or at http://www.mikkelpitzner.com

 

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Contact:

Matt Collins

Dicks and Nanton Celebrity Branding Agency®

800-980-1626

Matt@DNAgency.com

The Rebound The Documentary

Entrepreneur Mikkel Pitzner To Help Produce New Documentary Film

Mikkel Pitzner, serial entrepreneur, business consultant, professional board member, social media expert and consultant, has signed on to be a Producer of a new documentary film, The Rebound, a feature-length story about an inspirational wheelchair basketball team.

Highlands Ranch, CO. – June 18, 2014 – Mikkel Pitzner, serial entrepreneur, best-selling author and speaker, has joined 3-Time Emmy® Award Winning Director and Producer, Nick Nanton, Esq., Emmy® Award Winning Producer JW Dicks, and independent filmmakers Shaina Koren and Mike Esposito, co-founders of Shaina Koren Cinematography, to produce a new inspirational documentary film. The film, titled “The Rebound,” is a feature length documentary about a wheelchair basketball team and the quest of several adaptive athletes to overcome adversity in search of new opportunities.

The Rebound The Movie ThumbThe film, 2 years in the making, provides an insider’s perspective of the sport, following the Miami Heat Wheels on their underdog quest to rise to the top ranks of the league. “The Rebound” reveals the inspiring, although at times tragic, portrait of the struggle that adaptive athletes face to realize their dreams while adapting to overcome their biggest challenges. While learning to live with their (dis)abilities, these athletes manage to find hope and work tirelessly to create life changing opportunities for themselves through the sport. 

The players featured in the story are beyond charismatic. While both hungry and passionate about the game, they must battle daily with their own internal struggles as well as the inequalities of an able-bodied world. Ultimately they all must find a way to focus on what they can do, rather than what they cannot. They do this through the sport. Wheelchair basketball provides life-changing opportunities, but is often cast aside as just another cause or charity. This film shows not only the action, but the impact of wheelchair basketball beyond the court. 

Director Shaina Koren and Producer Mike Esposito remarked, “We first discovered the sport in mid 2012 when we met the coach of the Miami Heat Wheels. After meeting the players and witnessing the sport in action, our curiosity took control and we began filming to uncover a deeper story. Two years later, we are fully immersed in the wheelchair basketball community and have dedicated 23 months (and counting) to capturing this unique story.

Serial Entrepreneur, professional board member in Denmark, Sweden and the US, social media expert and consultant, investor and dreamer extraordinaire, Mikkel Pitzner is a Partner of unique marketing and trailer rental company, Freetrailer, which currently operates throughout Denmark,  Sweden and Germany with more countries to come. He is the Partner in a company named Aksel & Ko that finds that special gimmick or solution corporations need for their marketing and campaign purposes. He is the CEO of RetailWise USA that provides highly valuable surveys and insights to large retailers and help them gain perspective of the true potentials of individual stores. He is also the CEO of Pivot Point Enterprises which has just launch a unique online business platform for businesses of all sizes and any industry on which to collaborate and manage all their business processes. Mikkel is also a multiple best selling author (with 7 best selling books published so far) and speaker. He teaches entrepreneurs how to create a business that will provide for the lifestyle of their choice while taking them off the treadmill of their job, so they can spend their time on things of their choosing.

Mikkel Pitzner has been featured on CNBC, ABC, CNNMONEY.com, Entrepreneur, Fox News, CBS News, The Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Fast Company, SmartMoney, USA Today and NBC, America’s PremierExperts, Børsen, Berlingske Tidende, Erhvervsbladet and Näringsliv. Mikkel Pitzner was also a guest at the Brian Tracy TV Show, Amino TV, The Secret Entourage and radio program Money for Lunch.

Mikkel Pitzner is currently finalizing work on several information products on each its own topic, but all based on experiences of his own and from his vast studies and education. One of these products soon to be released teaches the basic tools need for entrepreneurs to run their business another on its way is the goal setting program.

View “The Rebound” trailer here: http://youtu.be/PTjEeYYW66Q

More About Mikkel Pitzner:

Mikkel Pitzner Thumb For PRsOriginally from Denmark, Mikkel Pitzner he used to run what turned into the fourth largest car rental company while he quadrupled its number of locations and a leasing company he lead to a doubling of size.  The company was Pitzner Auto, which during the latter years under Mikkel’s management also became the Budget Rent A Car licensee for Denmark. Mikkel left the company after being instrumental in the sale of the company in a sale that actually comprised a split of the company to 3 different buyers.

From later 1996 up until end of 2010 he owned and operated the largest limousine service company in Denmark which profits he managed to grow 3200% during the first year of ownership alone. The company served the most discerned clientele including no less than 3 recent US presidents, being George Bush, President Clinton and President Obama, the latter during the World Climate Summit meetings during 2009, servicing more than 200 limousines to the US Embassy of Copenhagen along with numerous other embassies, countries, royalties, celebrities, multi-conglomerates etc.

Mikkel Pitzner also successfully ran an import and distribution company of scuba diving equipment until that company was sold to a German distributor just a few years following the foundation. Mikkel Pitzner is a partner of Freetrailer (which comprises of Freetrailer Denmark, Freetrailer Sweden and Freetrailer Germany and soon other nations) and of a very unique advertising and marketing bureau named Aksel & Ko.

A sought after professional board member Mikkel Pitzner currently sits on boards of companies spanning the US, Denmark, Sweden and Poland, including privately held as well as publicly traded companies.

 

 

A list of Mikkel Pitzner’s books is given below:

The Art And Science Of Success, Vol. 2

The Only Business Book You’ll Ever Need

The Success Secret

Marketing Miracles

New Rules Of The Game

Mikkel Pitzner’s Trade Secrets For Marketing Your Business Online

Masterminds’ Insights To Business Success

Breaking Through

 

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Contact:

Matt Collins

Dicks and Nanton Celebrity Branding Agency®

800-980-1626

Matt@CelebrityBrandingAgency.com

Customer Service – Do Right By The Customer And The Customer May Just Do Right By You

I wrote a new article recently, but didn’t actually make it available before this weekend for the public eye. The article is about doing right by the customer. About being adamant about delivering great customer service.

The article was sparked by two incidents that I witnessed just recently and it got me to recollect on my past experiences and what I have learned over the years. With superior customer service not only will you have a customer base of raving fans, who will be very loyal to you, but also to which you will be able to offer premium products or services that you may actually be able to charge a premium price for. Premium prices can sometimes make for real wealth building for your business or for yourself personally.

But be aware! If your premium prices do not come with premium value. In fact if you are not delivering superior value, preferably delivering more value than what you are charging for or at least a perceived value that exceed what you are charging for, then your business can quickly suffer a dramatic whiplash and drop in result, customer loyalty and reputation Your results may quickly drop as part of your customer base more quickly than you might imagine drop away, losing customers along the way, who may actually have been happy with you all along, but who are being redirected by the dissatisfied to try a provider somewhere else.

I know what I’m talking about. Both from the perspective of being a client who experienced both the upside and the downside of this topic. But also I’m also in the know from running a business in which we were able to charge premium prices, delivering premium services, but which unfortunately all of a sudden failed at delivering at the high level of customer service, satisfaction and value at some point and which then suddenly also suffered the consequences. Although we subsequently made good on our service the damage was already done and getting the customers that were lost back home proved very difficult indeed. We had broken their trust.

May I suggest that you read the article, so that you can avoid the same pitfall in your business or indeed be able to enjoy the upside if you can manage to deliver beyond customer expectation and superior value for price even if you are charging premium prices? Here is the article:

Great Customer Service – A Key To Longevity And Prosperity In Business

 

In passing, in my story above, I’m referencing the limousine service company that I used to own and operate in Denmark. If you by chance is one of the customers of mine from that business and whom I failed, I sincerely and deeply apologize for the fact that we did not deliver at the standards at which we were once famous for. Like I said, we did get it corrected before I eventually sold the business off, but our failure and lack in delivery was never supposed to have taken place. I would like to say that this was all due to a non-functioning team in my company at one point in time (which unfortunately was the case for a dreaded time), but ultimately, the fault was mine and the failure was mine. I deeply apologize. Lesson learned though and I hope that is a consolation to some degree though.

I hope other may learn from my experiences.

 

How Bad Do You Want It On Mikkel Pitzner

Motivational Mania # 12 – How Bad Do You Want It?

How Bad Do You Want It?

How badly do you want success?

 

When You Want To Succeed As Bad As You Want To Breathe, Then You’ll Be Successful

 

 

Or see the full version from Eric Thomas “The Hip Hop Preacher”:

 

 

Money Does Not Buy You Purpose

“Money Does Not Buy Purpose”

Robert Carmichael

 

Just the other day a good friend of mine, Mr. Robert Carmichael, and I were on the road for just about 10 hours driving up north to High Springs from Fort Lauderdale for a business meeting exploring some opportunities there. The long trip there and the long trip back provided amble time and made way for long great discussions talking about the business, the opportunities at hand and many other things – including life.

Scanning through the radio stations our conversation happened to fall on music also. It was just two days prior that the famous and talented singer Witney Houston (age 48) died and our conversation soon touched upon this and how wasteful her early departure from this world seemed. I recalled also the fate of Amy Winehouse (age 27) who passed away last year and whose life seemed to bear some resemblance. Many more similar examples can be found of people who have reached high level of success in their metier and yet again seems unable to find happiness and balance.  Just look at many movie stars and other celebrities, who are subjects of many tabloid magazines gobbled up by millions of readers worldwide. We pondered this for a little and then my friend spoke the profound words:

“Money Does Not Buy Purpose”

Wow! Isn’t that the truth? We all need purpose in our lives or at least a sense of purpose. Purpose gives us directions and something to live for. Something usually much greater than ourselves. Purpose helps us stay the course even when things get tough and when we face obstacles and challenges. Purpose also often helps us align ourselves with good choices. Good choices on continuous basis lead us to good habits and our habits form our future. Whether for self or for grander scale of others, our purpose helps us be happy and helps us achieve a fulfilled life.

Now, we have all heard the phrase “Money Does Not Buy Happiness”. Well, neither does poverty. So while I do believe that money is not everything, I do believe that most people would be in a position where it would be easier for them to find happiness if their financial state was fairly comfortable or even better, great. Studies have found that most relationships often falter as a result of financial worries and certainly that many, many disagreements stem from unsatisfactory financial situations. But perhaps this discussion is getting off point and is the subject for a future post. The point of this post here is that we have all witnessed so many, many highly successful people having reached almost unfathomable successes in an area and yet completely seem to lack control over their personal lives.

Well, that’s not “Winning”.

I would venture to say, that my friend hit the nail on its head, by his words. So while I’m not presuming to know anything about the lives of the mentioned successful and famed celebrities nor what goes on in their heads, it would appear that these unfortunate people must lack purpose or a sense of purpose. They have all this success, money and fame that so many other swould love to have and yet their lives seem very – for lack of better words – messed up.

 

They say a life without purpose is a life without destination. Jim White who writes on Life Purpose says: “Like a boat adrift on the ocean, there is no telling where you might end up. With no direction to your life, you will be moved by random feelings and emotions into any harbor. Two thousand years ago the Roman philosopher Seneca wrote, “Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.” Adrift at the mercy of random feelings or unidentified urges, you will be capable of any evil because you lack control of your own life.

Purpose provides a vision that leads you to a vocation rather than to a mere job. It provides for passion and meaning to replace tedium and aimlessness. The question “Why Am I Here?” goes much deeper than finding what career is best for you. Finding a purpose is ultimately a spiritual endeavor because it involves a process of connecting with something greater than yourself.

Paradoxically, however, the process also requires you to look within yourself for your answers because that is the only place you will ever find them. You cannot use my answer to the question of your purpose, nor your father’s. You must come to your purpose by your own road.”

As for me I must admit, that I believe I’m still in the process of refining and defining what my life’s purpose is. I do believe more and more the answer entails something about helping a lot of other people attain success and happiness as I have found tremendous pleasure in seeing how appreciative and cheerful people have become when I have helped them even in small areas. Alongside I’m truly appreciative of having become a father of a most fantastic son and a beautiful girl yet unborn, an experience that gives and gives and gives and is a constant source of joy.

 

So what is your purpose? Still haven’t really thought about it? Probably time for you to do so. They also say that when you work in areas of your life purpose, work will no longer seem like work. You’ll be inspired and probably be a source of inspiration for others along the way. Remember as Jim White says: “The destination is not the ultimate aim. The joy comes from the journey. Purpose is bound up in the process.”

 

 

 

Gabriel and Mikkel Feb 2012

Gabriel and Mikkel Feb 2012