Fortunes And Families Podcast Network



Fortunes and Families. Two opposing forces in the lives of entrepreneurs. One network of podcasts to bridge the gap and make your Marriage Worth Millions and Increase The R.O.I. in the Boardroom and the Bedroom. Your Marriage Made Easy - Gina Judd, wife of a life-long entrepreneur and successful marriage therapist teaches the foundational tools and skills you need to make a marriage as fantastic as possible against any odds. PEP Talks - hosted by Brett Judd, looks at the tools, insights, and systems needed to build High Production Teams with the Practice Leadership Formula programs he coaches on. PEP talks addresses the four stresses of dental practices - staff issues, patients, cash-flow, and stress related emotional and mental health. Brett brings the skills and understanding of team development and human behavior to PEP Talks and has been called The Practice Therapist by many. Whether you are the entrepreneur or married to one, Fortunes and Families network of shows will help you build a Profitable Ethical Practice and a Marriage Worth Millions. Go to or to learn more.


  • PEP Talks 0005 |When Patients (and Staff) make stupid comments | Brett M. Judd

    25/08/2017 Duration: 32min

    PEP Talks dental practice leadership and team building for the millennial age.  I spent some time in a few forums that were talking about the rude, idiotic, or worse things that patients and customers say.  In this episode of PEP Talks I will address the comments, the reactions and give some simple solutions to help you when the next insensitive person opens their mouth. I will talk about how to interact with them and what to say in response to these statements – even statements that seem insulting. I discuss ... Why stress and fear are the driving causes of crazy statements.  The neurological and biological reason that logical people become so illogical.  And I give you a very simple verbal tool to reflect and deflect the insult that some of these comments can bring.  If you would like more information and insights regarding how to deal with patients and staff, go to 

  • PEPTalks 0004 | Compassionately Indifferent | Profitable Ethical Practice

    04/08/2017 Duration: 40min

    In this episode, I will address -  Compassionate or calloused. Finding emotional balance and the ability to be compassionately Indifferent is key to success. A Recent conversation in a group of professionals on who to deal with stressful clients. Lots of varied and effective strategies.  Then... “I choose not to care and I work out.” In this episode, I am going to address the balance between being too compassionate and putting up walls that leave you cold and calloused. A successful practice is built on the balance of caring just enough not to care too much and practice values that say We C.A.R.E. I will explain that in depth. I will also give you a very simple question to use to self-evaluate and keep the emotional entanglement in check. I’ll finish off by exploring the 3 reasons that it is financially vital to find emotional balance. The delicate dance between over caring, and not caring at all. Let’s start with discussing the why. Why is it so important to develop the ability to be compassionately indiffer

  • PEP Talks - Episode 01 | Featuring Brett Judd and Profitable Ethical Practice

    21/07/2017 Duration: 33min

    In this episode, Brett M. Judd MSW - founder of the Profitable Ethical Practice coaching programs and creator of the Practice Leadership Formula discusses the 4 main killers of dental practices. Modern dental practices can be high stress and mentally exhausting.  Staff production, Cash flow demands, patient retention and referral all add up. High Production Teams are possible, even in the time of Millennial staff when you employ the Practice Leadership Formula.  In this opening episode, Brett talks about why many are burning out and leaving practice early, and how you can ensure your career is active, thriving, and without the emotional burdens.  Learn more about PEP and the High Production Teams mentoring program at:   

  • Build Your Million Dollar Practice |EP 02 PEP Talks Profitable Ethical Practice | Dr. William Williams

    21/07/2017 Duration: 30min

    PEP Talks - Building High Production Teams with the Practice Leadership Formula. In this episode, Brett M. Judd interviews Dr. William Williams, author of bestselling practice success book - Marketing the Million Dollar Practice.  Dr. Bill talks about starting over at 48. How being a practice owner has been more profitable than just working with his hands.  Brett and Dr. Bill then discuss how making the leap from craftsman to true entrepreneur was the key to achieving true freedom. Dr. Bill gives advice and insight in how to make the leap. Dr. Bill talks about the importance of looking past the tooth and addressing the person. How giving the patient freedom from the process and recognition that the teeth are just an accessory that patients don’t want to think about is a very profitable mindset. The “New Patient Experience “ is where the discussion ends as Dr. Bill talks about the on-boarding process at Suwanne Dental – his practice.   To learn more about the High Production Teams or the Practice Leadership Fo

  • PEP Talks | Motivation for High Production Teams | Brett M. Judd

    21/07/2017 Duration: 33min

    PEP Talks episode 3  Motivating your team. In this episode, Brett M. Judd addresses-   Equal is not fair. Motiovation goes far beyond money and the pooled bonus.  It is not about extra earned PTO. The only way to truly motivate your teams is to Say YES you are there for them and to meet their individual needs so taht they will meet yours and the collective needs of the practice. Go to and get the free motivation cheat sheet. Learning the power and art of constructive motivation is one of the fastest ways to boost team productivity. While you are there, be sure to schedule your practice wellness consultation call. Every practice has areas it can improve, and I will help you identify the wholes that are costing you thousands is revenue, and close the gaps to your Profitable Ethical Practice. Equal is not fair. There is no fairness in reality. Fair is not equal.   The 80/20 rule of fairness. College group work. Who is getting the bonus without putting in the work? One of the most fa

  • Why are poor couples happy and rich divorce? | For Love And Money | Brett and Gina Judd

    29/04/2016 Duration: 41min

    What make some couples wildly happy even though they are dirt poor and others fail even with loads of money? Get Talk You Way To Better Sex Tonight - 10 Conversations you need to have about sex, at Ever thought to yourself  "I can’t quit and retire because I would never be able to afford her spending”   “It seemed the more money I made, the more money she needed” Many entrepreneurs feels this way and the emotional and relationship strain that many couples feel about money can devastate them.   So What is it? What makes some couples draw together and other pull apart? Can you make it? And what does it take to build a Marriage Worth Millions?   The scarcity abundance paradox is that when there is scarcity in any part of the relationship i.e. affection, closeness, connection – we will seek out abundance for our needs where ever that can be found – shopping, spa, fishing, sports, affairs.   “As long as we are united” was a phrase Gina brought up and stated that when couples und

  • Sex and Money - Legally making more or both | For Love And Money ep. 2| Brett and Gina Judd

    27/04/2016 Duration: 40min

    SEX Sells!!   We've all heard it. Maybe we have even been swayed into a product because of it.   Did you know that sex also makes you better at sales?  The better your sex life, the better your drive and creativity in business.  In Ep. 2 of For LOVE & Money, Brett and Gina discuss the power of sex and how you can talk your way into better sex - tonight.   Sex is the great barometer in a relationship.  It is the litmus test for the closeness and connection that the couple have. The more often and the better the sex, the deeper the connection , the better the communication, and the stronger the love. Research has also validated Napoleon Hill's assertion that a good sex life leads to better business.  When the relationship is strong and stable, the sex life will increase, and the stronger the relationship the more able the entrepreneur is in creating, testing, stretching, and rebounding.  We have a special offer for you to help you increase the ROI in your bedroom.   

  • Don't Get Between The Hammer And The Nail | Brett and Gina Judd | Fortunes and Families

    10/04/2016 Duration: 34min

    Have you ever felt like you stepped between the hammer and the nail? That is exactly what it can feel like when an entrepreneur and their spouse don't understand each other and are not on the same page.   In this episode of Fortunes and Families Brett and Gina Judd - The Love Entrepreneurs - discuss ways that you can come together as a partnership and actually increase the profitability, the resilience, and the ability to stretch as a business builder and entrepreneur.   They discuss how vulnerability is actually a strength and when you leverage it it will increase your ability to grow your business.  Brett discusses how Nick Burton of applied the principle of increasing the ROI in the bedroom and it increased his 25% in 5 months and saved him $80,000 + in oporating costs and wages. Business can actually bring a couple together and when yo learn to apply the relationship binding skills in this episode, you will Increase The ROI In The Boardroom AND The Bedroom!!

  • The Teeter-Totter balancing of relationships | Fortunes and Families | Brett and Gina Judd

    04/04/2016 Duration: 30min

    Brett and Gina Judd - help you understand the complexity of balancing the needs and fears of our partners while we also get our needs met.   The balancing act of powerful relationships is a daily process and one that will increase the success of ALL relationships when you master it.    Don't Let Business Bankrupt The Family - learn to balance their needs and fears. 

  • Fortunes Through Councils |Brett and Gina Judd | Fortunes and Families

    26/03/2016 Duration: 29min

    Have you ever struggled to motivate your family, or employees? Do you find it challenging to get buy-in and consensus with ideas?   Family council is a model of group governance that has greatly impacted the functionality of homes and has increased the productivity and profitability of business.  Brett and Gina discuss the power of effective council and how it can transform your family and business.    Don't miss the link in the show to get your guide -  5 Princiles for Fun Family Councils  

  • Meet My Needs | Brett and Gina Judd | Fortunes and Families.

    18/03/2016 Duration: 39min

    Brett really stepped in it, and he and Gina break down a common disconnection that happens in relationships. A.R.E. You Meeting My Needs is such an important question that you need to answer that we give you 2 formulas in this episode to make sure you are meeting your partners needs.    Go to and download your FREE audio programs and coaching materials. Also, don't let systems overwhelm you, automate and thrive in your business with 

  • Small Acts Repeated Bring Success

    14/03/2016 Duration: 38min

    Jim Rohn said, "Success is a matter of consistently repeating small acts".  This is true in business, and it is also true in marriage.  Remember, when you treat your business like a MArriage WOrth Millions, you increase the ROI in both.   Daily actions include phone call, texts, dishes, spending quality time together in the evening.  Learning what your partner desires and repeating that is a sure plan for success. 

  • Relationship Focused Business | Book Review | Marriages Worth Marriages

    13/11/2015 Duration: 42min

    Brett and Gina Judd - The Love Entrepreneurs break down Brett's new book Relationship Focused Business Success. Brett's book breaks down the key ways to leverage relationships to increase profits.  He discusses Neural Effective Language and how to learn how to speak according to the needs and state of mind of your prospect so that they can hear you and engage.  

  • The Art Of Curious Reflection | Marriages Worth Millions | Fortunes and Families

    03/11/2015 Duration: 33min

    The Art of curious reflection - and how vulnerability can keep your marriage together and strong.    There is a moment of potential disconnect in every conversation we have with out partner.    Learning to stay open (vulnerable) and respect your partner enough to give reflect and ask questions without making them feel stupid is a hallmark of a thriving marriage.   Curious reflection is the process by which powerful couples communicate and entrepreneurs can navigate customer and employee issues with ease.

  • Intimacy without the 90 Day Sex Fast

    24/10/2015 Duration: 31min

    All month we have been talking about our Affection Intimacy and Sex training series and that it is on special for our listeners at   remember promo code o c t 15   This week in a very interesting interview, Terry Crews - you might remember him as the loud muscle popping Old Spice spokesman said he and his wife just completed a 90 sex fast.   Today we are going to talk about affection intimacy and sex and why Crews is right that this did increase the love and intimacy in their relationship and how when you learn the real reasons why this helped them you can do it too. We are going to discuss the 3 levels sexual intimacy according to relationship expert Sue Johnson and how you can increase the love and connection and intimacy in your relationship without A 90 DAY FAST.   This week, Terry Crews - former NFL player, TV spokesman and Sitcom actor stated he and his wife just completed a 90 day sex fast.  He discussed how it actually drew them together and that they are more i

  • Loss of Empathy and Compassion | Marriages Worth Millions | The Love Entrepreneurs | Brett and Gina Judd

    19/10/2015 Duration: 33min

    82% of adults stated that they feel it is rude to use their phones and devices during a conversation or meeting, yet 89% admit they will still do it.  Empathy in the U.S. has dropped 40% since the 1980's and this has a dramatic impact on our social connection.   Modern youth are less likely to respond favorably to the statement "I sometimes try to understand my friends better by imagining how thinks look from their perspective." Brett and Gina udd - The Love Entrepreneurs - and founders of Fortunes and families/Marriages Worth Millions discuss the loss of empathy and 3 ways that you can regain connection in order to deepen relationships.  Be sure to be part of the RelationTIPS! weekly email and get relationship enhancing information and tools right to your email.  

  • 5 Things Entrepreneurs Must Tell Their Spouse

    09/10/2015 Duration: 32min

    In this episode, we are going to break down the full disclosure What Every Entrepreneur MUST tell their spouse BEFORE start-up Hi! Brett here. I decided to write today because - as the entrepreneur in the relationship I feel I have some confessions to make.  Maybe some apologies. You see, every entrepreneur has a few confessions to make and the sooner they clear the air, the better the relationship will be.  Full disclosure is key to success in business and marriage. NO! I can not turn it off and I will always be coming up with another AMAZING opportunity. I LOVE business trips and masterminds.  Those people ROCK! It does not mean that I like them better than you - but they think like me.   You will probably wonder if I am having an affair or something because of all the late nights, meetings, phone calls and rendezvous' I will have. I promise I am not! We might be really broke for a while.  I hope not long. But just so you know. Please tell the kids that I love them, I am not dead, and that the zombie l

  • 5 Habits For A Healthy And Happy Marriage

    03/10/2015 Duration: 27min

    Jamie Lee Curtis chimed in this week on Social Media about her secret for 30+ years of marital success.  Brett and Gina break down her secret.   They also discuss 5 Habits for a healthy and happy marriage.   What routines and habits are you doing every day to ensure a happy marriage?   Have you joined the RelationTIPS email information group?  Don't miss out on weekly relationship enhancing information from Brett and Gina Judd - The Love Entrepreneurs.  Marriages Worth Millions is part of the Fortunes and Families programs of marriage, family, and business enhancement programs all centered on the power of positive relationships.  Learn more at

  • Fortunes and Families - The Lies We Tell - Entrepreneur Mind Games

    18/05/2015 Duration: 30min

    Brett and Gina Judd - The Love Entrepreneurs - teach you the tools to Make A Marriage Worth Millions. Don't Let Business Bankrupt The Family by letting your self get caught in the "When it is finished..." lie.  Discover the ways to balance dreams for the future and action now to keep family and business thriving.

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