Use Podcasting to Build Your Personal Brand

Twenty-five years ago, building a brand required a storefront and a hundred fliers, and not much else. Needless to say, the business world has changed drastically since then. It’s 2015, after all, and that means entrepreneurs must embrace the digital era if they want a shot at success. Consumers feel they have the right to…
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What Motivates You?

There is no chance, no destiny, no fate, that can circumvent or hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul. — Ella Wheeler Wilcox What drives people to do what they do? Why do some people succeed while others fail? Motivation is generally defined as the force that compels us to action. It…
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Guide to Building Authority

Some people gain authority by virtue of a position. Such individuals do not always have authority in and of themselves but receive it due to a title. I consider this type of authority “paper authority” as it comes because of a person’s job or political status and is bestowed “on paper.” Others gain authority by…
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Three Outliers You Should Know

We’re fast approaching our 200th episode on our podcast, Outlier On Air and we’ve had the privilege of interviewing some amazing entrepreneurs. I thought I’d share the wealth a little bit and introduce you to three I think you should meet this week. Feel free to reach out to them anytime. #1      …
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Andrew Dumont- Entrepreneur At Work

“Once you get into early stage companies, it’s hard to imagine doing anything else.”   “It’s a hard road, there’s a lot of days when I wake up and think, “Man I wish I could just go work for a big company and cash a check and I’d be fine,” but it’s just not the…
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How Can This Image Make You More Money? (It’s Not What You Think!)

It actually has to do with aligning your sales process with your customer’s buying process. Have you ever caught yourself in a routine? I recently realized that my day-to-day activities are far more dictated by habits and routines than even I realized. Last month I was at the rec. center for my daily swim session….
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Christopher Gavigan – The Honest Company

“I always say once you know, you can’t unknow,”              When Christopher Gavigan met Jessica Alba at the 2008 People Magazine launch party for his book, he had little idea that the foundation of a new and game-changing company had just been laid.              Gavigan’s…
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How to be Confident in Business

At some point every entrepreneur feels the effects of “imposter syndrome.” We are suddenly struck with the idea that we are not quite good enough to be doing what we are doing. Instead of repeating “fake it ‘til you make it” to ourselves, let’s do something real about our self- confidence. Here are five ways…
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Entrepreneur’s “Schedule”

One of the things I love most about being an entrepreneur is the freedom to create my own schedule.  Every day is different.  I deal with meetings, lunch appointments, to-do lists, and challenges that don’t always fit into a pre-determined time frame.  I’m good with that.  However, I’ve discovered it’s still important to maintain some…
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Ramblings of an Outlier

It’s funny how things just come to you late at night: what you wish you’d said to a cynic, what a waste of time all of 11th grade was, how you should have handled that one client eight years ago, where you left your sunglasses.  You know, all the really profound things.  For this informal…
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