Episode 532 – Foresight is 2020 – How Building Trust Is Important To Sales?

Starting next year I am writing a new book.  It does not have a title yet, but the overall theme is You are not in the sales business… you are in the TRUST business! In the consumer world, there is a certain mindset that is more advertising based than relationship based. You are not just…

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Episode 531 – Foresight 2020 – Maximizing Your Mindset To Improve Your Outcomes with Marla Tabaka

Marla Tabaka is an internationally known small business strategist, national radio show host, and leading Inc.com author. Her integrative approach to coaching combines mindset management and strategic planning, resulting in multi-million dollar businesses for many of her small business clients. After a career of 22-years as an Emmy Award-winning producer at NBC Television,  Tabaka worked as a creative consultant…

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Episode 530 – Foresight is 2020 – Use Technology To Create Memories and Pay It Forward

During the holidays, chances are you are spending time with family and friends. You have an opportunity… to create memory assets. There are many opportunities to capture moments, textures, images, video, and audio that can be used throughout the year and into the future. Phones today often have better technology than video and photo equipment…

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Episode 529 – Foresight 2020 – Forecasting Future Profits with Mark SA Smith

Mark S A Smith: Working in the world of technology since 1982, Mark uses systems thinking to help organizations successfully bring new, disruptive technology to market by orchestrating compelling, strategic conversations with executives. Mark’s authored many books including include his latest Pivot to Profit from IT Disruption, Security in the Boardroom, Linux in the Boardroom,…

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Episode 528 – Foresight is 2020 – Why You Need To Recommit To Email Marketing?

As part of my Foresight 2020 series (looking back to forge ahead to make next year the best year ever), I wanted to explore how and why I think email marketing is going to be bigger and better than ever next year). Looking into my “Zoltar” crystal ball, I can see that social media will…

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Episode 527 – Foresight 2020 – Optimizing Your Content Marketing Plan with Andy Crestodina

Andy Crestodina is a co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer of Orbit Media, an award-winning 40-person digital agency in Chicago. Over the past 20 years, Andy has provided digital marketing advice to 1000+ businesses. He speaks at national marketing conferences, writes for big marketing blogs and hosts a little marketing podcast. Andy has written hundreds of…

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Episode 526 – Foresight is 2020 – What You Need To Do NOW To Get Your Website Ready

It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition, and it lies between the pit of man’s fears and the summit of his knowledge. This is the dimension of imagination. It is an area which we call the Twilight Zone. At this time at the end of the year, it’s kind of…

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Episode 525 – Thinking Of Starting A Business In 2020? Start Here with Pam Jordan and Stan Padgett

Pam Jordan has worked with small businesses for over 15 years as a MBA Business Accountant and Fractional CFO. Also known as The Profit Finder, she has helped start-ups to multi-million dollar companies improve their profits, manage their cash flow and reach their financial goals. Stan Padgett has been a business trial lawyer for over…

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Episode 524 – How The Death Of A Pet Can Make Social Media And The World A Better Place?

It’s sad around here 😢 because our beloved Buddy Guy (100 lb – 10-12 year old) black Labrador has crossed the Rainbow Bridge. BG (as he was affectionally know) was beloved on social media. He was not a celebrity like Grumpy Cat or a TV star like LiMu Emu (and Doug), he was just a…

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Episode 523 – How Artificial Intelligence Can Improve Your Business Meetings with Avish Bhama

Avish Bhama is the founder and CEO of Sonia Automation, a technology company that builds A.I. to automate client facing workflows. Prior to Sonia, Avish co-founded Vaurum, a bitcoin exchange, and Mirror, a fintech startup. Avish began his career as a derivatives trader and worked at Apple on their foreign exchange team. He resides in…

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