Episode 791 – Seeing The World Through A Fresh Set Of “I”s

I have had more than one person question, “Why would you leave an area, where you have 22 or 40 years of connections to start over?”.I have asked myself that question a few times. The only answer I could give was, “It was time!” The key thing I am looking for is to find the…

Episode 789 – You Can’t Always Get What You Want? But If You Try Sometimes…

Do you know that Rolling Stones song? “You Can’t Always Get What You Want?” It goes on to say, “But if you try sometimes, you might find, you get what you need.” I think that “Want” is a term that talks about the future. I WANT (desire to obtain) a cool new computer and desk…

Episode 787 – “You Can Sell Anything!” (With A Little Help From My Friends)

We’re about to make the 1000-mile journey from our old home to a new apartment. We had to find short-term living arrangements while our new home is still being built. Our Realtor and Home Stager, both said it won’t sell. “Nobody wants pianos anymore.” New homes don’t have formal dining rooms.” “Your bedroom furniture was…

Episode 785 – A Goal is Not a Strategy, But a Strategy Needs a Goal

I think that a goal is an admirable thing to have. Maybe you have heard the saying that “A goal without a deadline, is just a dream!”. I’d like to add that “A goal without a plan, is just a Goal!” We often associate having a plan to achieve a goal or goals, but I…

Episode 784 – The Purpose Driven Economy 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, software marketer, and business owner who works with leaders who must develop the best…

Episode 783 – When is 10 Greater Than 1000? (Hint It’s All About Relationships)

You never realize how much STUFF you have until you have to move it. We all have closets, drawers, and other hiding places that keep our stuff organized and out of sight, Simply go to any closet or dresser and lay out all the stuff on the floor and you will see what I mean.…

Episode 782 – Why “FREE” Is A Four Letter Word That’s Bad For B2b Businesses? 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, software marketer, and business owner who works with leaders who must develop the best…

Episode 781 – Why “FREE” Is A Four Letter Word That’s Bad For B2b Businesses?

Most of us have fallen victim to the allure of FREE stuff.  I had a freezer full of big bags and boxes of frozen food from going to Sam’s Club and being a victim of the FREE sample person standing in the aisle. When you offer something FREE, you generally appeal to a person’s consumer…

Episode 779 – The Secret 3 B’s of Finding Your Perfect Customer

Did you know that the American bee is actually digital? Yup… It’s a U.S.B. So is it a conspiracy theory, or a bad dad joke? Perspective is reality in the mind of the beholder! Some people think that marketing has some secret formula that someone knows that others don’t. That’s why you hear that word…

Episode 778 – Best Of – Managing and Scheduling Your Social Media Posts In Planable with Vlad Calus

Vlad Calus is the co-founder @ Planable, the command center of social media collaboration for marketing teams, digital agencies, and freelancers to collaborate with their teammates & clients on the content calendar in the most visual way. Planable is used by more than 5000 brands worldwide, including Mini, BMW, Volkswagen, SkyTeam, Wendy’s and many others.

Vlad founded two non-profits at the age of 16, then dropped out of college, moved to another country with two 2 his friends, built Planable (Techstars London ’17) at 19 y.o and became an honoree Forbes 30 Under 30 at 22 y.o. And he’s been featured as a guest writer & marketer by multiple publications including Social Media Examiner, Entrepreneur, WeRSM, Freshdesk, Subsign, Digital Agency Network and many others.