Episode 66: Is It Your Season To Say No Or To Grow



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Show Notes:


This week on the Caged Vision podcast, we are talking with Clay Cark, host of the Thrivetime Show podcast, and serial entrepreneur. At the age of 13 Clay decides to “go for it” with ingenuity and scrappiness he made it through, but his vision was not uncaged until he realized it was about paring with someone to help you think big…even when it doesn’t come natural to you.


Clays Bio:

Clayton Thomas Clark, Clay Clark (born November 5th 1980) is an American entrepreneur, podcaster, author and public speaker.

Clark is the founder of DJ Connection,Elephant In The Room, Epic Photos, Fears and Clark Realty Group, The Make Your Life Epic Marketing Agency, Thrive15and the Thrivetime Showpodcast.

Clay and his companies has been seen on Entrepreneur magazine, Forbes, Fast Company, The Washington Post, also a member of the Forbes Coaches Council (https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbescoachescouncil/people/clayclark/)


Clark attended St. Cloud State University, Oral Roberts Universityand Oklahoma State University.


Clay Clark started his career by founding DJ Connection (DJConnection.com) out of his Oral Roberts University dorm room in 1999.

Clark co-founded The Elephant In The Room Men’s Grooming Lounge (Eitrlounge.com) with Justin Moore in 2012.

Clark founded Thrive15, an online video-based education platform for entrepreneurs in 2014.

Clark is the author of 8 books including Amazon.com Best-Seller “Start Here: The World’s Best Business Book” (https://www.amazon.com/Clay-Clark/e/B004M6F5T4/ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_1?qid=1538662443&sr=8-1)


Clark is the co-host of iTunes top 10 business podcast “Thrivetime Show” with his partner Dr. Robert Zoellner where they teach practical business steps to entrpreneurs looking to start or grow a business and they also interview other top entrpreneuers including Seth Godin, David Robinson, John Lee Dumas, Bruce Clay, Zach O’Malley Greenburg, Tom Peters, Rashad Jennings, Ben Shapiro, Justin Forsett, Gretchen Rubin, and more. (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/thrivetime-show-business-school-without-the-bs/id1076405618?mt=2)


Awards and recognition

In 2002, Clark was named by the Tulsa Metro Chamber of Commerce as the Young Entrepreneur of the Year.

In February of 2007, Clark was named by the United State Small Business Administration as the Young Entrepreneur of the Year for the State of Oklahoma.  



Clark is the author of 8 books, Amazon.com Best-Seller Start Here: The World’s Best Business Book, BOOM: 13 Proven Steps to Business Success, The Art of Getting Things Done, Wheel of Wealth, Make Your Life Epic, Thrive, Jackassery, Podcast Creation 101, and The Entrepreneur’s F6 Journal

Personal Life

Clay is married to his wife Vanessa Clark of 17 years and together they have 5 kids, 42 chickens, 9 cats, and 2 turkeys