Episode 721 – The Bento Box And How To Bite Size Your Marketing Messages

When I was a kid, I remember the feeling of getting a new lunchbox. I was proud to carry my favorite superhero or cartoon character with me to the lunchroom… it was the status symbol of the time (when you were 8 years old). I was listening to a podcast and learned about Bento Boxes.…

Episode 719 – Why Social Media is NOT Effective As Advertising? (Well Sort Of)

Advertising is about awareness and getting the right people to take action when a topic resonates with them. Social Media is about having a platform that encourages engagement. Many conflate social media with advertising, which can happen, but advertising is all about creating awareness. What really matters with social media is staying top of mind…

Episode 718 – Working, Selling, and Leading By Finding Your Authenticity & Flow with Victoria Montgomery Brown

Victoria Montgomery Brown is the co-founder and founding CEO of Big Think the knowledge company that gets people smarter, faster through the wisdom of the world’s leading thinkers and do-ers. Victoria launched Big Think in 2007 and was CEO until its acquisition in late 2020. Victoria is the author of Digital Goddess, the unfiltered lessons…

Episode 717 – Want Clients To Really Take A Look? Put It In An Ebook

Did you know that elephants don’t really like peanuts? In the 1990s, elephants were used in circuses and zoos that allowed people to feed them. The circuses and zoos would sell peanut bags for people to feed elephants. But, peanut-loving elephants are a myth. Elephants don’t eat peanuts in the wild. They are not even…

Episode 716 – Fostering Innovation In Your Business with Dan Toma

After co-authoring the award-winning book The Corporate Startup, Dan founded the consultancy company Outcome. At Outcome, Dan is helping large companies transform to be able to grow for the future while running their today’s core businesses. In this capacity, he worked with blue-chip companies around the world, most notably John Deere, Bayer, DNB, Indonesian Telekom,…

Episode 715 – Critical R.A.C.E. Theory and How To Win With YOUR Business?

When Facebook (and other social media platforms0 go down, your business can suffer if you rely on it to help spread your messages. Facebook (and other social media platforms) have come under scrutiny about how their algorithms can slant what people see to create more income through ads for them, without concern about how it…

Episode 714 – Good Comes First – Leadership Tips with Mark Babbitt & Chris Edmonds

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

Episode 713 – Content Marketing Trends – Is Your Business Chasing The Wrong Ball?

When you see everyone doing the same thing, human nature is to follow the crowd. Just because everyone is doing it, does that mean it’s right for your business or your customers? Have you ever seen a kids’ soccer game? All the kids follow the ball around the field until something happens. But what’s the…

Episode 711 – How Can A Great Marketing System Overcome Disruption In Business?

When disruption strikes, businesses try to manage by finding new leads to sell to, but is that the best way to deal with it?. When disruption strikes, we tend to get bust, and if you are too busy to market, then you have a compounded problem. You have probably spent years trying to grow your…

Episode 709 – Want To Sell Your Business? Use Marketing To Increase Your Valuation

In an upcoming expert interview, Marks S A Smith tells us that “A Ready To Sell Business is a GREAT Business”. What he means is, if you increase the sales by improving the processes, your business should be more profitable and better suited for suitors. If your marketing messaging is better, it will help you…