Episode 552 – Romeo, Oh Romeo? How Can I Pitch Thee? Let Me Count The Ways!

One of the most basic marketing tools is face-to-face networking. Getting out of your office and meeting new people is a sure fire way to increase business opportunities and learn new things. Networking can happen online as well. That is the power of social media. You can enhance the power of face-to-face networking, or emulate…

Episode 551 – The 5 Lies CEOs Tell Themselves with Mark SA Smith

Mark S A Smith: Working in the world of technology since 1982, Mark uses systems thinking to help organizations successfully bring new, disruptive technology to market by orchestrating compelling, strategic conversations with executives. Mark’s authored many books including include his latest Pivot to Profit from IT Disruption, Security in the Boardroom, Linux in the Boardroom,…

Episode 548 – Embrace Disruption By Changing The Way You Think About Change!

Change happens. Change is inevitable. Change is a process. It’s a lot of things, but often never easy. Especially when it involves multiple people, with multiple objectives, and multiple points of view. When you are working with a diverse group of people that you are trying to convince to change things, you have to see…

Episode 544 – I Almost Died… And How Social Media Helped Me Make It Better!

Yup you read that right. Out of nowhere… I got sick but had no idea how really sick I was. One of my neighbors saw me being loaded into an ambulance, and posted it to a neighborhood Facebook Group. I was embarrassed, worried about my business brand. What if people saw me as weak, what…

Episode 533 – Foresight Is 2020 – Why Investing In Human Capital Is Critical with Karen Kimsey Sward

Karen has the vision and experience to help your company, identify what is holding it back from realizing its true potential, to help you strategize and implement the change and processes that produce the measurable results you desire. She has helped companies in multiple industries and service sectors throughout her career. Karen is a sought…

Episode 531 – Foresight 2020 – Maximizing Your Mindset To Improve Your Outcomes with Marla Tabaka

Marla Tabaka is an internationally known small business strategist, national radio show host, and leading Inc.com author. Her integrative approach to coaching combines mindset management and strategic planning, resulting in multi-million dollar businesses for many of her small business clients. After a career of 22-years as an Emmy Award-winning producer at NBC Television,  Tabaka worked as a creative consultant…

Episode 530 – Foresight is 2020 – Use Technology To Create Memories and Pay It Forward

During the holidays, chances are you are spending time with family and friends. You have an opportunity… to create memory assets. There are many opportunities to capture moments, textures, images, video, and audio that can be used throughout the year and into the future. Phones today often have better technology than video and photo equipment…

Episode 524 – How The Death Of A Pet Can Make Social Media And The World A Better Place?

It’s sad around here 😢 because our beloved Buddy Guy (100 lb – 10-12 year old) black Labrador has crossed the Rainbow Bridge. BG (as he was affectionally know) was beloved on social media. He was not a celebrity like Grumpy Cat or a TV star like LiMu Emu (and Doug), he was just a…

Episode 522 – 5 Ways To Give Thanks To Your Clients This Thanksgiving

It’s The Holidays Season. Thanksgiving is the day we give thanks for the bounty in our lives. Has your business had a bountiful harvest this year? All too often we get too busy to step back and give thanks to those who support us. Black Friday is traditionally the first shopping day of the holiday…

Episode 516 – Relationship Capital Investment Can Create Greater Interest?

I received a message on LinkedIn from a connection who just read one of my books. He wanted to thank me for the insights of the content by taking me to lunch. I said my plate was full, but made time for a phone call. He talked about having to make a deposit when it…