Episodes

  • In this week’s inspirational episode, Shawn and Joni sit down with nationally acclaimed track & field and cross-country coach, Desmond Dunham to discuss his new book, Running Against The Odds. The heartrending memoir chronicles Coach Dunham’s journey to finding his passion within youth sports, culminating at the 2007 Penn Relays – one of the defining moments of his illustrious running......

  • The investment real estate market changes rapidly, and it’s vital to stay ahead of the curve. In this week’s informative episode, Shawn and Joni sit down to host an exclusive webinar to explain their thoughts on how dramatically the market was shaped in 2021. They also share valuable insight into how you can prepare a sound strategy for the opportunities......

  • In this value-packed episode of Inside the Wolf’s Den, Shawn and Joni sit down with fellow turnkey real estate investment property provider Marck de Lautour. Marck is the proud owner of SBD Housing Solutions. SBD is Kansas City’s largest full-service, turnkey real estate investment firm and parent company to Best Offer KC and Silver Fern Properties. His team has flipped......

  • Managing your rental properties can be a real challenge. You have to deal with tenants, maintenance issues, and the day-to-day tasks of being a landlord. Today, in our third and final episode of this three-part series on property management, Shawn and Joni give sound advice on maximizing the performance of your investment property by avoiding pitfalls and common mistakes in......

  • In this 2nd episode of our three-part series on property management, Shawn and Joni discuss how tenant screening is the most important part of the process when it comes to managing the property. Overlooking the screening process, skipping steps, or placing the wrong resident can cost you thousands and thousands of dollars.  Part 1: Selecting the Right Rental Property and......

  • Property management can be a tough and treacherous task. Today, Shawn and Joni start a three-part series on managing rental properties. The longtime property managers focus on what they look for when choosing an investment property and the actions they take while preparing it for rent. They also discuss how you can avoid the most common mistakes so that your......

  • No. So many of us struggle with this tiny one-syllable word. Today, Shawn and Joni talk about the importance of saying, “No.” They share their examples of how they learned to say “no” to things in both a work setting and relating to friends/family. There is a limited amount of time in a day, a week, a life, and learning......

  • In this week’s episode, Shawn and Joni welcome their longtime friend and colleague Graham W. Parham to the show. Graham, a Sr. Loan Officer with Highlands Residential Mortgage in Dallas, Texas, is a leader of financial expertise in the residential real estate market, developing a significant following among homebuyers and investors alike. Known and respected industry-wide, Graham has been a......

  • In today’s value-packed episode, Shawn and Joni explain why entrepreneurs must create a competitive edge to set them apart from the competition. They share their best practices in building winning teams and give detailed insight into establishing a strong legacy for your company. Whether working within an organization or going solo as self-employed – this episode has plenty of great......

  • In today’s insightful episode, Shawn and Joni sit down with Human Resources expert Stan Spaulding to discuss the importance of hiring and retaining top talent. Stan, a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), has over two decades of experience as an HR generalist and deep expertise in Leadership Development. He is the proud Managing Member of the highly respected......

  • To fully compete in a sanctioned bikini fitness competition takes extreme hard work and dedication. The competitor must be all in, and by the nature of the competition, there is no room for error or lack of discipline. In Today’s episode, Shawn and Joni share the journey their family experienced while Joni trained and competed in her first contest. They......

  • Whether you’re a real estate investor looking to fund a great deal or an entrepreneur needing cash to start your business, you need to know how to raise money. This episode is packed with actionable advice from Shawna and Joni as they speak about their experience growing their companies by successfully raising capital. They share their practical tips and best......

  • In this week’s informative episode, Shawn and Joni talk personnel with seasoned entrepreneur and Sharper Business Solutions COO, Austin McCurdy. Austin is a Predictive Index Certified Partner and brings years of expertise and insight on personnel placement. Austin’s understanding of hiring the right personnel and placing them in the right roles is second to none. The three successful business owners......

  • In this week’s uplifting episode, Shawn and Joni sit down with real estate entrepreneur Brian Trippe. Brian has many businesses in the real estate space, including a wholesale company, a brokerage, and a successful coaching business. He is also the owner of 70+ rental units; Brian has over 500 real estate transactions under his belt since beginning his investing career......

  • Today, Shawn and Joni welcome friend and fellow entrepreneur Gabriel Rodarte to the Wolf’s Den. With an unflappable work ethic and a keen eye for recognizing talent, Gabe has built numerous thriving businesses and is a successful residential and commercial real estate investor. He founded Vertical House Buyers with his wife Marylou and has grown the company into one of......

  • Yesterday is gone, and tomorrow is not promised. All we have is today. In this week’s touching episode, Shawn and Joni celebrate the life and legacy of a colleague who recently passed away. They share their thoughts on what he meant to their lives and the valuable lessons they learned from him as a mentor, friend, and exceptional leader. They......

  • In this week’s inspirational episode, Shawn and Joni sit down for an extraordinary interview with Shawn’s brother, Dr. Erik Wolfswinkel. Dr. Wolfswinkel, a Craniofacial Surgeon, shares his journey through medical school and how he overcame adversity in his life and achieved success through determination and perseverance. He talks about his initial interest in medicine, what it was like during medical......

  • Today, Shawn and Joni speak in intimate and vulnerable detail about the feeling of being overwhelmed. Whether it’s because of work, family, hobbies, or extracurricular activities, we all go through seasons where it can feel like we can’t manage it all. The two successful entrepreneurs talk about how striking the right balance in life and truly being present. They share......

  • With so many distractions pulling our attention, time, and energy, staying consistent and self-disciplined in today’s impulse-driven environment is very challenging. In this week’s uplifting episode, Shawn and Joni share their belief that people who excel in sports, fitness, business, and have thriving relationships have a common thread; they keep their lives steady, consistent, and stay as disciplined as possible.......

  • In this week’s episode, Shawn and Joni welcome their log-time friend Peter Hernandez to the show. Peter is the Vice President of Citizen Home Solutions. Citizen Home Solutions is one of the country’s leading utility concierge services where customers are matched and set up with all their utility providers in their geographic area with one phone call. The three successful......

  • Today, Shawn and Joni welcome successful real estate investor and wealth educator Steve Vigil for an enlightening and uplifting in-studio interview. Steve is the proud owner of The Wealth Club based in Houston, Texas. The Wealth Club provides entrepreneurs and investors with the most relevant market information, best resources, and first-class educational opportunities. Today, with 16 years of real estate......

  • In today’s thought-provoking episode, Shawn and Joni speak intimately to the idea of being thankful for and taking advantage of your current situation. They talk about having immense gratitude for where your life has put you and focusing positively on where you are planted right now. There is extreme power in shedding the expectations of others and self-doubt to bloom......

  • In this week’s episode, Shawn and Joni have a heartfelt discussion with popular speaker and consultant Jim Sheils and his wife, Jamie. Often referred to as “Crazy Glue” for entrepreneur families, Jim helps busy professionals develop deeper, better connected, and more meaningful relationships with their loved ones. As successful entrepreneurs themselves and with a family of six, Jim and Jamie......

  • Today, Shawn and Joni welcome the creator and founder of Emotive Agility Trainer, Berit Elizabeth, to the show. With years of impressive leadership experience deep in the trenches of multiple industries, Berit now guides super-driven professionals to sharpen their emotional intelligence skills and become “Athletes of Emotion.” She trains her clients to overcome workplace challenges such as situational anxiety, public......

  • To whom much is given, much will be required (Luke 12:48). In today’s episode, Shawn and Joni discuss their family’s immense emotional experience while on a recent mission trip to Ensenada, Mexico. Shawn, Joni, and their children Mila and Lucas teamed up with volunteers from Homes of Hope and Youth With A Mission (YWAM) to build homes for two deserving......

  • 58. Connected – Letting Go Of Resentment  In today’s revealing episode, Shawn and Joni explain the dangers of allowing resentment to engulf your relationships. Whether it’s a love interest, business partnership, family, or friendship, resentment, if left unchecked, can sabotage the connections with the ones you love. Shawn intimately shares his lifelong struggles with letting go of resentment. He details......

  • pIn this week’s compelling episode, Joni sits down with her True Work Logistics remote team members for a robust discussion about the best practices and the necessary company culture that makes for energized and motivated virtual assistants. ...

  • In this week’s episode, Shaw and Joni welcome Dr. David Phelps, D.D.S. into the Wolf’s Den studio. Author of the popular book, What’s Your Next and founder of the alternative investment community, Freedom Founders,  Dr. Phelps has spent his entire career questioning the traditional approach to work and wealth. In the process, he discovered the most powerful question we can......

  • On this week’s poignant episode of Inside The Wolf’s Den, Shawn and Joni welcome Cory Boatright as their special guest. Cory, a serial entrepreneur, has started several multi-million dollar companies in real estate investing, business consulting, Internet Marketing, and mobile app development. He coaches high-achieving entrepreneurs and is a popular influencer and bestselling author of four real estate investing business......

  • pIn today’s episode, Joni and Shawn welcome respected real estate investor and mentor Jim Zaspel to the show. A father of three and devoted husband, Jim started his entrepreneurial journey as a successful landscaper. After turning his entrepreneurial passion into real estate, Jim explains how he suffered a daunting setback and how he overcame the failure to eventually grow his......

  • In our Inside The Wolf’s Den one-year anniversary episode, Joni and Shawn sit down for an in-studio interview with Investor Specialist Katie Malfer. With years of experience in the real estate investment market, Katie has the expertise and the knowledge needed to recognize the types of homes that can make ideal rental properties for investors. She explains what has made......

  • Staying connected to your spouse over a long period takes commitment and effort. In this “Relationship Series” episode, Shawn and Joni intimately share how they have raised their standards for each other over the years. Shawn confesses how he shifted his mindset to see the work and energy he’s put into his relationship with Joni as an investment. The high......

  • In this week’s nostalgic episode, Shawn and Joni broadcast from their home state of New Mexico, where their impressive entrepreneurial dreams first started to take shape. Originally from Santa Fe, Shawn and Joni have always been the underdogs. They explain how they overcame the stubborn obstacles that challenged them in those early years and the valuable lessons they learned growing......

  • In this international episode of Inside The Wolf’s Den, Shawn and Joni broadcast from the picturesque Mexican resort city of Zihuatanejo, Guerrero. They sit down with their great friends and successful short-term rental vacation investors, Aaron and Gina Plaunty. The one-time school teachers, Aaron and Gina, share the inspiring journey they took to reach their entrepreneurial accomplishments. They also explain......

  • Is your company ready for top-level oversight and accountability? In this illuminating episode, Shawn and Joni bring in their COO, Andrew Miles, for an in-studio interview about a Chief Operating Officer’s essential duties and responsibilities. Andrew sheds light on the personal approach he takes while working with his executive team to set the performance goals and execute the business plans......

  • Are you making a positive impact on the lives of others? In today’s powerful episode, Shawn delivers a heartrending background on his insecurities as a child and teenager. He shares how meeting Joni gave him the confidence boost to believe in himself and finally come out of his shell. Likewise, Joni offers insight into growing up without her father and......

  • Do you have a business continuity plan in case of a natural disaster or other emergencies? In this week’s episode, Shawn and Joni discuss the recent arctic freeze that imperiled Houston and much of the south. They share essential insight into why crafting an emergency protocol plan for your business is vital to ensure your team is ready for the......

  • In today’s episode, Joni and Shawn welcome another successful entrepreneur into the studio. Mat Trenchard, a real estate wholesaling expert, owns and operates Senna House Buyers in Houston, Texas. Senna House Buyers sets the bar as one of the most sought-after wholesaling firms in the region. The three friends discuss valuable wholesaling strategies and tips. They also passionately reveal how......

  • In this first-ever international episode, Joni and Shawn welcome Alicia Jaret from Australia. Alicia is a passionate and driven global real estate entrepreneur and investor conducting all her deals right here in the United States. She and her partner successfully manage multiple businesses, including superchargedoffers.com, a full-service real estate marketing company. Alicia, also an experienced leadership, executive coach, and business......

  • Today, Shawn and Joni welcome successful real estate entrepreneur Brett Snodgrass to the show. Brett has extensive knowledge and firsthand experience in several facets of real estate investing. He is the proud owner of Simple Wholesaling and has been a full-time real estate investor for well over 10 years. Brett’s amazing team sells 300+ properties per year and builds passive......

  • This week on Inside The Wolf’s Den Podcast, we welcome the CEO of RentScale and Juicy Results, Jeremy Pound, to the show. Jeremy has successfully crafted online marketing strategies for countless organizations and professionals ranging from small businesses to Fortune 100 companies. A sales management expert, Jeremy helps service companies optimize and scale their sales teams to reach bigger goals.......

  • In this week’s inspiring episode, Shawn and Joni welcome their friend, successful entrepreneur, and popular real estate investing expert, Steve Rozenberg, to the studio. The trio express their shared passion for building wealth through real estate and the importance of clearly defining your “why” to discover your genuine reasons for investing in rental properties. Steve, also an international commercial airline......

  • Shawn and Joni share important takeaways and inside details of their recent annual leadership retreat.  Focusing on more in-depth conversations and challenging discussions, the pair explain how they utilized the book “The 5 Dysfunctions of a Team” and its accompanying Field Guide by Patrick Lencioni to get beyond surface level talk to strengthen their management team’s communication. They reveal the......

  • Today, we welcome Tim Bratz, the Founder, and CEO of Legacy Wealth Holdings, to the Wolf’s Den studio. Legacy Wealth Holdings is a leading commercial real estate investment company specializing in developing and holding apartment buildings, self-storage facilities, vacation rentals, and many other commercial real estate investments in 12 states. In addition, Tim offers coaching and mentoring sessions with seasoned......

  • In today’s informative episode, Shawn and Joni welcome their longtime Executive Assistant, Holly West, into the Wolf’s Den. They raise the curtain as Holly explains what she does to help Shawn and Joni stay on top of their game. She also gives insight into why hiring an Executive Assistant is necessary to shift your business goals into overdrive. ...

  • Today, Shawn and Joni welcome Dave and RJ from Sell House Columbus into the studio to share their expert knowledge on raising Private Money to fund real estate deals. Sell House Columbus currently holds well over 100 properties and produces over $105,000 in monthly revenue in and around Columbus, Ohio. Dave and RJ have purchased, renovated, and sold over 500......

  • In this fun episode, Shawn and Joni are in the studio with their friend and leading private and hard money lender, Darel Daik. Darel is the founder and CEO of Noble Mortgage & Investments, LLC, a direct private lender specializing in residential & commercial hard money and conventional loans in Houston, Dallas, Fort Worth, and other Texas cities. The three......

  • Shawn and Joni welcome Cameron Christian and Anthony J. Faso CPA to the show. Sharing a compelling vision for infinite banking and alternative wealth management, Anthony and Cameron co-founded Infinite Wealth Consultants. Following the principles of Robert Kiyosaki, the author of Rich Dad, Poor Dad. Infinite Wealth Consultants’ vision of financial freedom is that your Passive Income is far greater......

  • In this touching episode, Joni celebrates the release of her first book; The Choice is Yours Balancing Success As a Wife, Mother, and Entrepreneur. A poignant and heart-rending memoir, Joni writes about her journey and the struggles she faced as a child surviving family dysfunctions with drug addictions and abuse. She eloquently shares her mindset, the tough choices, and the......

  • After returning from an exciting trip to Florida to spend a week with the top residential flippers, turnkey providers, landlords, and services providers in the real estate industry, Shawn and Joni discuss the benefits of learning the best practices and tactics they garnered at The Collective Genius Mastermind. The duo shares their strong beliefs about the power that Mastermind groups......

  • In today’s episode, Shawn and Joni discuss how, for years, they each let the thoughts of others about them control their emotions and moods. Now, armed with years of wisdom and self-development under their belt, they intimately share the actions they took to shed the stress, anxiety, and weight of other people’s opinions. ...

  • In this 5th and final part of the Buying, Managing, and Selling Real Estate series, Shawn and Joni focus on the many options you may face when selling your investment property. They go over the finer details of timing the market cycles, 1031 Tax Exchanges, and other vital reasons why and when you will want to sell your long-term rental......

  • Whether it’s coordinating leasing, rent collection, maintenance, renewals, evictions, lease violations, pets, fair housing laws, make-readies, or security deposit depositions, property management is a vital component to your long-term real estate strategy. In this episode, Shawn and Joni explain in great detail how an efficient and effective property manager can play a crucial role in your successful real estate team. ...

  • In this third episode of a five-part series, Shawn and Joni discuss their proven strategies for building a successful real estate team that can help achieve your investment goals while saving you time and money....

  • In this compelling episode full of helpful real estate investing tips, Shawn and Joni welcome Colin Murphy onto the show. Colin has successfully bought and sold over $100 million worth of real estate, including 350+ fix and flip properties in the Tamp Bay, Florida area. He is a seasoned pro with expert knowledge in various real estate activities, including buy......

  • In this second of a five-part series, Shawn and Joni discuss strategies for choosing pro-growth real estate markets and rather to build brand new construction or refurbish existing homes....

  • In this first of a five-part series, Shawn and Joni examine real estate cycles and ask the question, “Is now a good time to buy?”...

  • Shawn and Joni talk about the importance of keeping your mind, body, and spirit ready for the unexpected. 2020 has taught us all that life-changing events can suddenly shift the trajectory of your family, your business, and your career. This informative episode sheds light on the best practices to help you survive the unexpected and thrive through emergency situations....

  • In this compelling episode, Shawn and Joni welcome special guest Alex Pardo. Alex is the popular host of the top-rated podcast The Flip Empire Show, which features industry thought leaders, and covers entrepreneurship, personal development, and vision building. Alex is also the co-founder of the mastermind group ASCEND, a high level mastermind and coaching community for entrepreneurs that want to......

  • To perform at your highest level, look good, and feel good; exercise and proper nutrition are essential. In this powerful episode, Shawn and Joni talk about diet, working out, and the discipline needed to maintain a winning attitude....

  • Shawn and Joni sit down with successful entrepreneur, investor, and host of the Bigger Pocket’s Real Estate Rookie Podcast, Ashley Kehr. Ashley reveals how she strikes the optimal balance between her life as a wife, a mother, and her flourishing business projects. She also describes the essential factors that she looks for while working with top turnkey real estate investment......

  • Shawn and Joni continue discussing how working with Remote Team Members can help entrepreneurs improve their bottom line. They also share their motivations for acquiring True Works Logistics, a first of its kind property management focused virtual assistant company in Guadalajara, Mexico....

  • In this episode, Shawn and Joni explain how utilizing Remote Team Members, also known as Virtual Assistants, can be instrumental in the growth of small to medium-sized businesses. They talk about their best practices to secure the right talent and how they maintain accountability to ensure expected results....

  • Shawn and Joni dive into great detail the pros and cons of self-managing rental investment properties. It may look simple, but the savings are not always worth the time, energy, and headaches that can come with doing it yourself....

  • In this episode, Shawn and Joni discuss the ample benefits of holding long-term single-family rental properties as an investment vehicle....

  • Your kids are watching. Are you demonstrating a solid work ethic, iron grit, and a strong determination? Shawn and Joni breakdown their personal motivations and the tactics they practice to set a positive example for their children....

  • Shawn and Joni dedicate this episode to defining gratitude. They affirm that we each have many reasons to be thankful and that by appreciating the challenges we face, we give ourselves the power to heal, create, innovate, and ultimately make our lives more fulfilling....

  • In this inspiring episode, Shawn and Joni discuss the personal sacrifices and determination that entrepreneurs must maintain to succeed in today’s extremely competitive business climate....

  • What we tell ourselves is what we believe. In this episode, Shawn and Joni describe the necessary steps to change your narrative and rewrite your life’s story to achieve the outcomes you deserve....

  • In this extremely informative episode, Shawn and Joni share their hard-earned advice to the young entrepreneurs just getting started in today’s competitive business landscape....

  • In this compelling episode, Shawn and Joni talk about the best practices they’ve put in place when discussing their business and personal finances. Whether it’s setting budgets, strategizing their property investments, or discussing their retirement plan, they do so on a foundation built on trust and communication....

  • Asses, create a vision, and then take massive action! In this episode, Shawn and Joni discuss the obstacles that keep many of us from taking the crucial steps required to get us closer to reaching our professional and personal goals....

  • As the 2nd quarter of 2020 comes to an end, Joni and Shawn discuss the importance of strategizing to pursue and achieve your business and personal goals. They each share the structure and tactics they use to execute and adapt to an ever-changing landscape....

  • In this 10th episode, Shawn and Joni launch “Connected,” the first episode of their relationship series within Inside the Wolfs Den. The two share their insights on their successful marriage and discuss what leading relationship experts believe is some of the best ways to develop a healthy and enduring partnership with your spouse. This inaugural episode sheds light on the......

  • Shawn and Joni highlight the exciting factors that culminated in their careers’ most successful real estate investment....

  • Shawn and Joni describe how getting out of your “comfort zone” is the key to enduring tough times and achieving your goals as an entrepreneur....

  • In this informative 7th episode, Shawn and Joni breakdown their “Build To Rent” best practices and share their successful techniques on gaining passive income for their clients....

  • In this intriguing sixth episode, Joni, Shawn, and their Director Marketing, Brett Moses, discuss their company’s tailored Customer Experience Program and the successful service strategies that make loyal fans out of both employees and customers....

  • In this illuminating episode, Shawn and Joni discuss the adversity and mindset needed to grow a company in today’s competitive business landscape. They share the struggles, difficulties, and setbacks they successfully overcame while growing their businesses....

  • Joni shares motivating tips on how maintaining a disciplined routine helps her to juggle family life and business while still caring for her health and fitness....

  • In this revealing episode, Joni opens up on how she courageously overcame multiple health and personal setbacks at a young age....

  • In this lively episode, successful entrepreneurs Shawn and Joni Wolfswinkel continue to share their rich history of the seemingly impossible odds and the enormous obstacles they overcame on their journey to reach their personal and business goals. They talk about the inner drive and discipline needed to thrive in today’s competitive business landscape....

  • As owners of three national franchises and one of the most respected turnkey property investment companies in the country, Shawn and Joni Wolfswinkel are successful entrepreneurs based in Houston, Texas. In this hilarious first episode, the inspiring couple shares their charming stories of how they met in high school, how they successfully navigated the obstacles in their fascinating journey, and......