Episode 624 – What Business Are You REALLY In? Are You Thankful?

In 1970, John Lennon released a son “Instant Karma”. In our ‘want it now’ world I am here to tell you that it’s not how this works. Sometimes, you can do all the right things but still, suffer. I have a friend (Alma Harrell) whom when you would ask how she was, always said, “Too…

Episode 622 – Why It’s Important To Make A Case With A Case Study?

Although it started out as a graphic, what I found myself doing was making a case for Case Studies. Case Studies are often conflated with White Papers. A white paper talks about the implementation of a solution, while a case study provides actual examples of how a solution fixes a problem. A Case Study is…

Episode 613 – Best Of – Reputation, Reviews, Recommendations & Referrals with Mark S.A. Smith

Mark S. A. Smith designs and implements customer acquisition systems that find and recruit customers for disruptive products. He speaks at entrepreneurial events delivering pragmatic ideas to grow and succeed. He is an electrical engineer, media technologist, computer programmer, hardware salesman, a software marketer, and business owner who works with leaders who must develop the…

Episode 579 – What Does Good Mean In Your Business with Mark S. Babbitt

Mark S. Babbitt is President of WorqIQ, a community and change management consultancy that helps organizations understand leadership’s impact on culture and their collective level of Workplace Intelligence (WQ). Mark is also CEO and Founder of YouTern, a career site that enables college students and young professionals to find their first or next internship or…

Episode 573 – Follow The Bouncing Customers 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 his latest Pivot to Profit from IT Disruption, Security in the Boardroom, Linux in the Boardroom, Guerrilla…

Episode 572 – Best Of – Don’t Just Build A Business But Make A Difference – The Hero Factor with Jeffrey Hayzlett

Jeffrey is a leading business expert, cited in Forbes, SUCCESS, Mashable, Marketing Week and Chief Executive, among many others. He shares his executive insight and commentary on television networks like Bloomberg, MSNBC, Fox Business, and C-Suite TV. Hayzlett is a former Bloomberg contributing editor and primetime host, and has appeared as a guest celebrity judge on NBC’s Celebrity Apprentice with Donald Trump for three seasons. He is a turnaround architect of the highest order, a maverick marketer and C-Suite executive who delivers scalable campaigns, embraces traditional modes of customer engagement, and possesses a remarkable cachet of mentorship, corporate governance, and brand building.

‘Episode 559 – So You’re Working From Home? How To Cope With Confinement with Cam Russo

Cam Russo is a native of Chicago, Illinois, and an established freelance writer, blogger, author, and content strategist. When he’s not doing writing or other blog-related things, he can usually be found reading, snowboarding, playing soccer or basketball, petting dogs, traveling, or writing about a variety of topics that he finds interesting. Cam’s primary focus…

Episode 558 – Your Mindset Matters – Posting Positive Messages Helps

Last week on social media (Facebook) I posted this quote… “If we view ourselves as besieged victims who need to go into hiding, then we cultivate fear and hoarding. If we view ourselves as a community working hard to protect the most vulnerable among us, then we will cultivate courage and helping.” – Mindset matters!…

Episode 554 – Three Things Every Business Should Do During A Time Of Crisis?

When I ran my business in the 1990’s I was faced with a disaster that took me by surprise and almost shut my business down. Our recording studio was flooded with raw sewage and it took months to recover from. We did what we could do to keep the doors open and get by, but…

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,…