The new season kicks off with a reset to zero! Let’s look at how creativity and business go together, and how you can rethink your own approach to your current project, job, or business.
GDPR and Email Marketing: A Simple Set-Up Guide
What is GDPR and how does it affect email marketing lists? Here’s an overview, with a practical way to be GDPR-compliant but not have to lose all of your subscribers. If you haven’t done this already, it’s not too late – but it’s time to take action so that you avoid a potential claim (and hefty fines).
Making the Fear Disappear
We all start out scared. But in order to be successful, you have to learn how to quiet the voice of fear in your head. It takes time, but making the fear disappear puts you in a position of power. You make better decisions, attract better customers, and produce better outcomes.
Finding Mentors and Models
What makes a great mentor, and more importantly, how do you know who will be the best mentor for you in particular? Here’s a rundown of the key things to look for – and key things to avoid.
So You Want to Start a Business?
There’s so much to learn when you are starting a business, and the challenges that you will face are as unique as your own fingerprints. It will be up to you to chart your own path, but it helps to have a map. That’s why I created this 10-part series, taking you through my process as I built my own business.
From Adversity to Acceleration: Business Growth Strategies from Kelly Roach
Acceleration is something that most entrepreneurs seek, but often find to be out of reach. My guest this week is Kelly Roach, a former Fortune 500 executive who has an amazing story of career acceleration – both in her corporate career and in running her own agency. Kelly shares her story, along with strategies that you can apply to your own business.
Twitter and Its Persistent Superpower
While I was attending a conference last week, I had a realization about Twitter and why it’s still an important platform for business purposes – despite all of the talk of its decline. There’s one aspect in particular that Twitter does better than anyone, and they seem to be doubling down on it.
Hope Is Not a Marketing Plan
There are no shortcuts in building a business. That’s why those insidious “instant success” stories are dangerous to real, working businesses. Here is one of those stories – and my reaction to it.
How to Find Your Superpower and Focus on the Right Stuff: Interview with Katy Tynan
The world of work is changing quickly. It doesn’t matter if you’re an employer or employee, starting your own business, or freelancing. Everything’s different, from the way we work to our expectations of what work should be. Katy Tynan talks about the trends and how they will affect your career.
Taking Your Social Media Strategy Seriously
If you’re still deriding social media as a shallow waste of time, it’s time to get with it. Other businesses are getting a lot out of it, forming real relationships with real customers. Are you leaving this opportunity to your competitors, or is it time to start taking your strategy seriously?
Running Your Business the Right Way
Looking back at the first 30 episodes of this podcast, I have an epiphany about what content marketing is really about. It’s an antidote to the lies, micro-lies, and lies of omission that marketers have forcing on us for years.
What the World Doesn’t Need
Do we really want people to stop innovating? Because that’s the sentiment in the phrase, “what the world doesn’t need.” Even if you’re not an early adopter, you can get behind innovators who are making the world a better place.