Episode 330 – How A Podcast Can Help Influence Thought Leadership?

I have been recording, editing, and sharing this podcast for over 3 years. In the course of that time, I have seen quite the shift in how podcasts are perceived, produced, and consumed. With over 250,000 other choices out there for listeners, how can you stand out from the crowd? Being a thought leader does not…

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Episode 329 – Storytelling and Thought Leadership with Michael Hauge

MICHAEL HAUGE works with people who want to change more lives and make more money, by telling compelling stories. He has been one of Hollywood’s top consultants and story experts since 1985, and has worked with countless writers and filmmakers, as well as every major studio, on projects starring (among many others) Will Smith, Morgan Freeman, Julia Roberts, Tom Cruise and Reese Witherspoon.

Applying those same powerful story principles, Michael now coaches independent consultants, speakers, marketers, entrepreneurs and business leaders, and has presented seminars, lectures, and keynotes in person and online to more than 80,000 participants worldwide.

Michael is the bestselling author of Selling Your Story in 60 Seconds: The Guaranteed Way to Get Your Screenplay or Novel Read, as well as the 20th Anniversary Edition of his classic book Writing Screenplays That Sell. His latest book, Storytelling Made Easy: Persuade and Transform Your Audiences, Buyers and Clients – Simply, Quickly and Profitably, has just been released in digital, audio and print formats.

According to Will Smith, “No one is better than Michael Hauge at finding what is most authentic in every moment of a story.”

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Episode 328 – 5 Things That Can Get In The Way Of Thought Leadership

Thought leaders are defined as the informed opinion leaders and the go-to people in their field of expertise. They are trusted sources who move and inspire people with innovative ideas; turn ideas into reality, and know and show how to replicate their success. But becoming a Thought Leader is harder today than ever before.

In this podcast, we will take a look at what new challenges face people who are trying to become Thought Leaders or working with others (creating content) use to bring them to the forefront of the collective consciousness of the internet. These include:

Voice Enabled Devices and Search Results
Live Video Overload
Fake News
Tribal Divisions
Overcoming The Noise
Each of these issues poses their own problems, but often it a combination or all of them that can hinder getting found and becoming a trusted source on yout specific topic or niche.

Thought leaders are defined as the informed opinion leaders and the go-to people in their field of expertise. They are trusted sources who move and inspire people with innovative ideas; turn ideas into reality, and know and show how to replicate their success. But becoming a Thought Leader is harder today than ever before.

In this podcast, we will take a look at what new challenges face people who are trying to become Thought Leaders or working with others (creating content) use to bring them to the forefront of the collective consciousness of the internet. These include:

Voice Enabled Devices and Search Results
Live Video Overload
Fake News
Tribal Divisions
Overcoming The Noise
Each of these issues poses their own problems, but often it a combination or all of them that can hinder getting found and becoming a trusted source on yout specific topic or niche.

Thought leaders are defined as the informed opinion leaders and the go-to people in their field of expertise. They are trusted sources who move and inspire people with innovative ideas; turn ideas into reality, and know and show how to replicate their success. But becoming a Thought Leader is harder today than ever before.

In this podcast, we will take a look at what new challenges face people who are trying to become Thought Leaders or working with others (creating content) use to bring them to the forefront of the collective consciousness of the internet. These include:

Voice Enabled Devices and Search Results
Live Video Overload
Fake News
Tribal Divisions
Overcoming The Noise
Each of these issues poses their own problems, but often it a combination or all of them that can hinder getting found and becoming a trusted source on yout specific topic or niche.

Thought leaders are defined as the informed opinion leaders and the go-to people in their field of expertise. They are trusted sources who move and inspire people with innovative ideas; turn ideas into reality, and know and show how to replicate their success. But becoming a Thought Leader is harder today than ever before.

In this podcast, we will take a look at what new challenges face people who are trying to become Thought Leaders or working with others (creating content) use to bring them to the forefront of the collective consciousness of the internet. These include:

Voice Enabled Devices and Search Results
Live Video Overload
Fake News
Tribal Divisions
Overcoming The Noise
Each of these issues poses their own problems, but often it a combination or all of them that can hinder getting found and becoming a trusted source on yout specific topic or niche.

Thought leaders are defined as the informed opinion leaders and the go-to people in their field of expertise. They are trusted sources who move and inspire people with innovative ideas; turn ideas into reality, and know and show how to replicate their success. But becoming a Thought Leader is harder today than ever before.

In this podcast, we will take a look at what new challenges face people who are trying to become Thought Leaders or working with others (creating content) use to bring them to the forefront of the collective consciousness of the internet. These include:

Voice Enabled Devices and Search Results
Live Video Overload
Fake News
Tribal Divisions
Overcoming The Noise
Each of these issues poses their own problems, but often it a combination or all of them that can hinder getting found and becoming a trusted source on yout specific topic or niche.

Thought leaders are defined as the informed opinion leaders and the go-to people in their field of expertise. They are trusted sources who move and inspire people with innovative ideas; turn ideas into reality, and know and show how to replicate their success. But becoming a Thought Leader is harder today than ever before.

In this podcast, we will take a look at what new challenges face people who are trying to become Thought Leaders or working with others (creating content) use to bring them to the forefront of the collective consciousness of the internet. These include:

Voice Enabled Devices and Search Results
Live Video Overload
Fake News
Tribal Divisions
Overcoming The Noise
Each of these issues poses their own problems, but often it a combination or all of them that can hinder getting found and becoming a trusted source on yout specific topic or niche.

Thought leaders are defined as the informed opinion leaders and the go-to people in their field of expertise. They are trusted sources who move and inspire people with innovative ideas; turn ideas into reality, and know and show how to replicate their success. But becoming a Thought Leader is harder today than ever before.

In this podcast, we will take a look at what new challenges face people who are trying to become Thought Leaders or working with others (creating content) use to bring them to the forefront of the collective consciousness of the internet. These include:

Voice Enabled Devices and Search Results
Live Video Overload
Fake News
Tribal Divisions
Overcoming The Noise
Each of these issues poses their own problems, but often it a combination or all of them that can hinder getting found and becoming a trusted source on yout specific topic or niche.

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Episode 327 – A Deep Dive Into Acuity Scheduling with Founder Gavin Zuchlinski

Gavin Zuchlinski is the founder of Acuity Scheduling, the slickest way for businesses to automate and manage their appointments online, allowing clients to schedule themselves. Gavin is a self-professed tech geek and espresso maniac (a word he does not use lightly) who wholeheartedly believes in that business should be fun.

Acuity Scheduling supports over 50,000 businesses of all sizes, from people working for themselves to major corporations with thousands of employees. Their Customer Support is unmatched in this industry as they focus on easy & pain-free scheduling with one on one support as they help their client’s businesses grow and thrive.

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Episode 326 – Time Waits For No One – Exploring Acuity Scheduling

Time management is sort of an oxymoron. You can’t manage time, but you can manage tasks. You can also manage the time in your schedule! Programs like Acuity Scheduling will help you become the master of your digital calendars. This is part of my new “Favorite Tools” series of the Bacon Podcast, where I share…

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Episode 325 – Thought Leadership Principles For The New Year 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, a software marketer, and business owner who works with leaders who must develop the best way to bring in the right customers, fast!Mark wrote 13 books and sales guides targeting government, educational, healthcare and the private sector, including three with Guerrilla Marketing author, Jay Conrad Levinson. He has authored more than 400 magazine articles.
With his engineering, sales, and business background, he can teach information in a way that customers, salespeople, and management understand so that they can clearly communicate with their customers.

Creates powerful and innovative sales channel tools, combining product knowledge with proven sales skills. Creates custom white papers and books to sell technology to top management. Delivered thousands of speeches on selling.

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Episode 324 – Standing Out From The Crowd By Just Being You!

We have all heard of the blessings we can share with others. This is usually outlined as Time, Talents, and Treasure. I recently posted two quotes on Facebook that address this with a twist… “Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value!” and “Along with success comes a reputation for wisdom!”

This year I want you to start off strong and think about 3 other “T”s you may need to be successful this coming year

Thoughts – Leadership
Techniques – Systems
Tools – Technology
In this episode, we will explore how you can stand out from the crowd by using your inner powers to grow your business through Thought Leadership!

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Episode 323 – Learning How To Be A Go-Giver with Bob Burg – Part 2

Bob Burg shares information on topics vital to the success of today’s businessperson. He speaks for corporations and associations internationally, including fortune 500 companies, franchises, and numerous direct sales organizations. Bob regularly addresses audiences ranging in size from 50 to 16,000 — sharing the platform with notables including today’s top thought leaders, broadcast personalities, Olympic…

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Episode 322 – How Would You Like To Improve Your Business In The New Year?

We are at the end of another year and at the beginning of the New Year. Some things change, and some things stay the same. One thing that never changes is that we are all given the same 168 hours per week. Most of us spend 1/3rd sleeping, 1/3rd working, and we have 1/3rd left over…

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Episode 321 – Sales Letters & Sales Pages with Armand Morin – Part 2

Armand Morin is an Internet marketing industry expert who has built a multimillion-dollar international business. In 1996, he started with $1.83 in his pocket and no experience and has grown it into a multi-million dollar international business, which has done business in over 100 countries around the world.

Over the past 18 years, he has built his Internet Marketing empire to the point that he is one of the most well known Internet Marketers in the world today teaching everyone from newbies to the experts. He teaches exact techniques and strategies he uses in his business every day. His thousands of students have also produced millions of dollars in online revenue.

Armand Morin is one of the most referenced names in Internet marketing. A quick search on Yahoo, Google and MSN and you’ll see his name alone is on hundreds of thousands of websites. His name is mentioned in numerous books on Amazon.

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