Episode 735 – How To Treat Your Content Like You Are An Artist? What’s Your Canvas?

Recently, we watched this documentary film where acclaimed French artist JR confronts prejudice and uplifts communities through larger-than-life art. He uses photography, and prints large murals and pastes them on buildings and landscapes. His art is stunning and visionary We are painting our home after 20 years. Our contractor John Monaghan is an artist. He…

Episode 702 – Beacons Of Leadership with Chris Voss

Deb Krier is a LinkedIn Strategist, social media advisor, and professional speaker. For more than 10 years, she has work with professionals to optimize their use of LinkedIn. As the founder of Wise Women Communications, a full-service marketing agency, she sees LinkedIn as a vital marketing tool for professionals at any level.
Throughout her career, Deb has worked with corporations and nonprofit organizations developing and maximizing their marketing and public relations efforts. But, senior executives often don’t see themselves as something that needs marketed. Drawing on her experience in working for small businesses, one of the largest corporations in the world, the nonprofit realm and as an entrepreneur, she demonstrates how LinkedIn is a strategic tool that enables everyone to improve their business, whether large or small, and create an impressive personal brand.
With more than 20 years of experience, Deb has a Master’s Degree in Marketing as well as a Master’s Degree in Communication Management. She has the experience and knowledge to help busy executives make an impact with their LinkedIn Profiles.

Episode 692 – Building An Online Community with Scott Paton

Today, Scott is a full-on Digital Nomad, having structured his life so that he can grow his business while on a camel in Morocco, a beach in Greece, trekking around Machu Picchu or walking up a pyramid in Cancun. Video course Producer with over 150 courses produced and 415,000 enrollees. An internationally renowned speaker on…

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…

Episode 563 – Balancing Working From Home With Your Family In The Same Room with Matthew Brennan

Matthew Brennan is a freelance copywriter specializing in high-quality blog and website content, as well as landing pages, sales letters, and other marketing materials. He translates complex industry concepts into a formula that resonates with your business audience. Matt has worked with small and medium-sized businesses across a variety of industries. He’s also had work…

Episode 550 – How A Dreamcatcher Helps To Create Customer Focused Content

Have you ever had a dream or a great idea at night, said to yourself “I have to remember this?”, and then wake up only to remember that you wanted to remember something, and just forgot what it was? I think we all have done that while sleeping, walking the dog, networking, or just walking…

Episode 512 – What’s Old Is New… Don’t Mummify Your Content!

Recently in the news, there was a discovery in Egypt of a new batch of Mummies. Each of them are 2000 plus year old people who each share a story, but have unique stories of their own. You old content is like a mummy (buried in your blog, podcast, YouTube channel, or whatever?).It can be…

Episode 471 – Books Are Not Just For Paper Anymore And Why YOU Should Write One with Heidi Thorne

Dr. Heidi Thorne, MBA/DBA, is a business speaker and author with over 25 years of combined experience in sales and advertising, including over 15 years as editor and advertising director of a trade newspaper covering the plumbing and mechanical contracting trades. In addition to two advanced business degrees (MBA/DBA), Heidi also has five years of experience teaching at the college level. Her business, Thorne Communications LLC, was also a promotional products distributor for 17 years.

Heidi has been an active blogger since 2010, and is the author of several business print books, eBooks, and audio books on small business and self publishing. Her goal is to help authors avoid embarrassing and expensive mistakes when self publishing.

As a professional business speaker, Heidi has done presentations on sales, social media, and self publishing with many business associations and chambers of commerce. She now hosts a regular audio and video podcast, The Heidi Thorne Show, where she discusses self publishing news and views. Heidi has also been a guest on many podcasts and educational webinars over the years. As well, she shares her knowledge and experience through her online courses on Udemy.

Episode 453 – How Writing A Book Can Grow Your Business with David Hancock of Morgan James Publishing

David Hancock is the founder of Morgan James Publishing and the chairman of Guerrilla Marketing International, and has co-authored sixteen books, including Performance Driven Thinking, The Best of Guerrilla Marketing and The Entrepreneurial Author. NASDAQ cites David as one of the world’s most prestigious business leaders, and he is reported to be the future of publishing. As founder of Morgan James Publishing, he was selected for Fast Company Magazine’s Fast 50 for his leadership, creative thinking, significant accomplishments, and his significant impact on the industry over the next ten years.David also serves as president of the executive board for Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg, and as chairman of the board of the National Center for the Prevention of Community Violence.

Episode 451 – Turning Tragedy Into Triumph By Helping Those Suffering From Addiction with Phil Brakefield

Phil Brakefield is a best-selling author, speaker, consultant, promotional products expert, apparel guru, musician, ex professional athlete and obsessive marketing student and teacher. Helping small business owners…especially brick and mortar…get new customers and/or retain existing ones, is his passion. A diverse background…from playing professional soccer to appearing in a movie to traveling on tour with Jimi Hendrix, Three Dog Night, John Denver, The Moody Blues, Led Zeppelin and dozens of others to writing a weekly marketing column for a major newspaper gave Phil a wide and diverse base he frequently brings into play to help his customers. In addition, Phil is an avid amateur photographer, music lover and also serves on the board of the Chicagoland Dog Rescue.