Episode 605 – Best Of – Bright Shiny Object Syndrome with Kelly McCausey

Kelly dropped additional nuggets of sales and marketing goodness in the EXTENDED Interview. Be sure to click here to access all of our great extended interviews, transcripts and more within our Insider’s Club. You can try it for the entire month for only $1.00! [button link=”https://baconpodcast.com/dollar-special/”]READ MORE >[/button] How Do I Decide What To Focus On…

Episode 604 – Pull The Common Thread That Holds Us All Together

Our last dog (Buddy Guy) never really would destroy his toys. Our new dog Layla is a completely different animal. She believes her purpose in live to find and spit the stuffing out of every toy you give her. She works the toy to find the string she can pull that will unlock the treasure…

Episode 603 – Best Of – Be Disruptive To Create New Business 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 602 – How New Customers Can Be Like Getting A New Puppy

On a past podcast, I discussed the crazy idea we had of trying to adopt a dog and the lessons learned through the process. Well, a week ago we left downtown Chicago with a new 11-month-old puppy named Layla in the back of my SUV. We have adopted 5 rescue dogs over the last few…

Episode 601 – How To Get Your Brag On While Networking with Jeannette Seibly

Jeannette Seibly is The Leadership Results Coach and an award-winning executive coach and keynote speaker. During the past 28 years, she’s guided the creation of 3 millionaires and countless 6-figure business professionals. As an author, she’s published six books. The most recent ones are: “The Secret to Selling Yourself Anytime, Anywhere: Start Bragging!” (CareerBragging.com) and…

Episode 600 – How And Why To Build A Golden Rolodex

Do you remember using a Rolodex? It was a device that was round or a slotted platform that contained index cards with sorted contact information in alphabetical tabs. We used to keep all our important business contacts on those for quick access. Although you may not have one of those on your desk anymore like…

Episode 599 – Finding A or Becoming Guest On A Podcast with Brent Basham

Brent Basham is an occasional podcaster, dad of three, co-founder of Poddit. In 2014 Brent had an epiphany. As a father and tech enthusiast, he realized we were standing at a very unique point in history. We were the last digital immigrants charged with raising the first digital natives. But with everything changing so fast,…

Episode 598 – Lessons Need To Be Learned But Are Wasted Without Action

Every marketing communications should have a common goal: to create a human-to-human conversation. It could happen online, on the phone, or in person, but that should be the purpose. Sometimes we make that process to complex upfront. Have your methods and systems changed with the changes in the ways we are doing business today? You…

Episode 596 – Why Your Marketing Needs a Feedback Loop?

In music, there are two kinds of feedback – Good and Bad. Bad feedback is that high pitched squeal you hear when a microphone gets too close to a speaker. Good feedback is the kind where you control (think of the opening guitar note in the song “I Feel Fine” by the Beatles). A feedback…

Episode 594 – Procrastination vs. Perfectionism and How-To Git ‘Er Done

Writing a book is a challenge. It was five months ago to the day that I started the process, and it IS a process. To do it right, it takes a team of designers, editors, proofreaders, and friends. It’s easy to procrastinate and watch your time get consumed by perfectionism. Each of those ebbs and…