Episode 608 – Finding The Influencers to Make Your Content Go Viral

In his book, “The Tipping Point”, Malcolm Gladwell discusses how viruses spread. We are not only talking about the medical kind, but the ones that influence people and culture. Viruses usually start small and grow slowly, but there becomes a tipping point where it srats to gain momentum to the point where it’s hard to…

Episode 606 – The 4 People You Should Positively Be Marketing To

Networking has changed and so have our businesses. If you are like me, we spend a lot of time on Zoom. I am here to tell you Zoom Fatigue is REAL! Meeting online increases our cognitive load because several of its features take up a lot of conscious capacity… and add caring for a puppy…

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 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 597 – How To Build Awesome Business Relationships Through Email with Ely Delaney

Ely Delaney is an Automated Systems Strategist and the co-founder of Purple Knight Marketing, an education company designed to help entrepreneurs go from surviving to thriving in any economy. He’s an Amazon bestseller with his two books “Marketing Tidbits” and “Networking Tidbits” With a passion for connecting people, his best selling training course “Networking Like…

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 593 – How To Make Some Serious Bread from Friends and Connections with Nancy Hand

Nancy is a networking and social confidence coach with a background in contract law, dispute resolution, and NLP. She helps her clients build and re-build social and professional networks after major life changes like professional advancement, relocation, and (self)discovery. Nancy is an avid dahlia grower, photographer, and master sourdough bread maker. She also enjoys hiking,…

Episode 589 – The Magic Of Relationships and Follow-Up with Joe M. Turner

“Chief Impossibility Officer” Joe M. Turner is the founder and principal speaker and performer at Turner Magic & Keynotes, providing world-class corporate entertainment and insightful keynotes for clients across the United States and worldwide. A summa cum laude graduate of Mississippi State University, Joe’s corporate experience is primarily in the area of change management and…