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TTL 795 Jerome Myer | Multifamily Real Estate

Creating Generational Wealth Through Multifamily With Jerome Myers

There’s a great opportunity for people to create generational wealth through multifamily real estate ownership. Although getting from 0 to 1 is the hardest thing to do in this space, but once you close that first deal, things happen a little bit quicker and easier. Joining Dr. Diane Hamilton on today’s podcast is Jerome Myersthe Founder of The Myers Development Group and the host of the Multifamily Missteps PodcastJerome does leadership coaching, corporate exit plans, and multifamily real estate coaching. If you want to know how you can build wealth through multifamilies, you don’t want to miss this show as they discuss the merits of multifamily real estate and how you can grow and create the things you want.   

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TTL 794 | Social Media Marketing

Social Media Marketing Made Easier With Xenia Muntean And Unlocking Your Creative Vision With Doug Patton

In today’s age of the internet, the significant role of social media marketing in all kinds of industries cannot be set aside. But despite their usefulness and tangible results, managing tons of online accounts is not that practical. Xenia Muntean understands this challenge well, so she builds the content review and marketing collaboration program Planable. Together with Dr. Diane Hamilton, she shares how she used her own hardships in marketing (managing endless spreadsheets and creating unnecessary Facebook page drafts) to start her own business to lighten the burden for social media marketers. She also shares her points of consideration when adding people to the teams, as well as her plans moving forward as a growing entrepreneur.

Every single one of us has a certain level of creativity, and it is up to us how to utilize it. For Doug Patton, the first step to unlocking its full potential is by having a clear creative vision. Sitting down with Dr. Diane Hamilton, the CEO of Patton Design talks about awakening inner creativity by overcoming personal traumas, embracing negativity, and exceeding the expectations of society. He also explains the importance of letting yourself go beyond the boundaries of your imagination while still knowing the right time to shut it down, allowing you to manage your limitations and avoid falling into creative disarray.

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TTL 793 | Open Mind

Dr. Mark Skousen On Keeping An Open Mind In The Middle Of Divisiveness

With the entire nation divided politically, on top of the COVID-19 pandemic, global warming, and the crippling economy, everything is in total disarray indeed. With different opinions clashing with one another, keeping an open mind at all times is certainly needed. Dr. Diane Hamilton is joined by one of the top economists today, Dr. Mark Skousen, to discuss how to deal with people who have values, mindsets, and perspectives different from yours without resulting in a heated debate but instead coming to a collective solution. He also displays his forecasting abilities by explaining the possible path the economy may take as it gradually falls into inflation and shares his experiences interviewing politicians as the editor-in-chief of Forecasts & Strategies.

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TTL 792 | Family Law

From Court To Screen With Toni Ann Marcolini And Dealing With Cultural Situations In Business With Angel RIBO

Imagine a couple in the middle of a divorce forced to stay in the same house until the divorce was over. It sounds like an interesting plot to a movie, but it also sounds like many family law cases in reality. Toni Ann Marcolini has had the good fortune to be able to try her hands in both. As a lawyer, Toni has had more than two decades of experience in family litigation before moving on to a more transactional role as a general counsel to the United States Presidential Culinary Museum. As a creative, she co-produces the legal family drama web series, Surviving Sam. Listen to this episode as she shares with Dr. Diane Hamilton how such a unique combination of roles played into her interesting life. 

We tend to think that everything is global, that the way you do business works as well in one area as it does in another. Nothing could be further from the truth. In the course of his international career as an influencer, TV host, public speaker, consultant, entrepreneur and philanthropist, Angel RIBO finds that cultural differences are a crucial component of business relationships that often gets overlooked. Known as The CEO Confidant, Angel has empowered more than 1,500 CEOs in 33 different countries. He is not only fluent in several languages; he is also proficient in the different cultural languages used by the people he encounters daily. Listen in as he shares how he handles cultural situations in business and how perception plays into it with Dr. Diane Hamilton. 

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TTL 791 | Zen Leadership

Zen Leadership With Dr. Ginny Whitelaw And Sleeping Through Sound With Jim Donovan

Leadership calls for proper training and strategies to keep a team performing at its best and well-connected. And yet, this model can still be elevated to another level through Zen leadership. Dr. Diane Hamilton is joined by Dr. Ginny Whitelaw, Founder and CEO of the Institute for Zen Leadership and President of Focus Leadership, to discuss how to achieve self-mindfulness by spending time on meditation, understanding the major patterns of leadership, and resonating with others according to their own wavelength. She also shares how her own leadership experience at NASA and getting a degree in Physics influence her current career focused on the energies in and around us. 

Although music is mostly for entertainment, some people have found other beneficial purposes to it, especially when it comes to relaxing the mind and body. This is exactly what Jim Donovan did when he started connecting with people while being part of a band. The host of the Sound Health Podcast joins Dr. Diane Hamilton to share how this discovery led to creating a unique music procedure that helps everyone achieve mindfulness and healthier life. Jim also explains how this same concept can be used to trick your mind into falling asleep much easier and getting that well-needed REM sleep through rhythmical tapping and brain humming. 

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TTL 790 | Emotional Intelligence

The Corporate Value Of Emotional Intelligence With Sarah Turner And Making Your Voice VISIBLE With Angela Durrant

Have you taken a personality assessment lately? Now that organizations are increasingly realizing the role of emotional intelligence in increasing engagement and productivity, personality assessments have become valuable tools in determining employee fit to specific positions and responsibilities in organizations. Dr. Diane Hamilton’s guest for this episode has multiple certifications on emotional intelligence, including the EQ-i 2.0, EQ 360, DISC, Platinum Rule and Predictive Index. Sarah Turner is a Principal Consultant at The Faurote Group. She is a professional trainer, consultant and executive coach. In this conversation, Sarah discusses the different benefits that each of the different personality tests can bring and how organizations can use this information to leverage people uniquely to produce complementary productive outcomes.

The need to find your voice as a speaker isn’t just metaphorical. In a very special way, it is also quite literal. If you’re a speaker, the weight of the message you’re spreading into the world is carried in large part by the power of your vocal cords. Speakers have a lot to learn from singers when it comes to this. Raised in a musical family, Angela Durrant makes good use of her heirloom gift to help people from another persuasion. As a vocal coach at Maverick Communication, she helps senior leaders, business professionals and public speakers unlock their unique voice and use it to whatever purpose they need it for. Angela spent years developing a system called VISIBLE – the seven areas that distinguish the magnetic speakers from the mundane ones. These are not written in stone. With proper training and the help of an expert, anyone can start improving their vocal performance and present more powerfully. Listen in for some tips on how you can start to improve your own voice!

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Reflecting On The Meaning Of Life With John Strelecky And The Missing Link To Presenting Powerfully With Richard Mulholland

What is the meaning of life? This is probably one of the greatest existential questions ever and not a few sages and crazy souls have gone through unthinkable lengths to find the answer. John Strelecky found his after going through a backpacking journey around the world. Sitting down for 21 days in an absolute state of inspiration, John typed his way into what would become the history-making, The Café on the Edge of the World, a five-time bestseller that has been translated into 42 languages. What kind of allure does the search for meaning have to pull a person from what could have been a successful career and into the unknown? What lessons can each of us take away from one man’s story and apply to each of our own excursions to this intriguing journey called life? Listen in as John bares it all in this conversation with Dr. Diane Hamilton.

What can leaders learn from the best speakers in the world? Leaders may not have to deliver presentations to a crowd of hundreds or thousands every day, but being a good communicator is a non-negotiable skillset that each of them needs to have. At Missing Link, Richard Mulholland and his team have been helping leaders and presenters turn up their presentation skills since 1997. As a former rock n’ roll roadie, Richard knows that good presentation has almost nothing to do with visuals and fancy lighting, but everything with the person speaking onstage. His powerful work in speaking and coaching has earned him the reputation of being a “public speaker to public speakers.” Listen in and pick up some useful tips along the way as he takes a bit of his time to speak with Dr. Diane Hamilton.

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TTL 788 | Online Education

Teaching Online Learners How To Learn Like A Pro With Dr. Barbara Oakley And Taking Diversity & Inclusion To The Next Level With Isabelle Pujol

A lot of professors contend that online education will never be as good as face-to-face learning, but Coursera’s inaugural “Innovation Instructor” merely chuckles at that notion. Dr. Barbara Oakley maintains that a lot of the resistance from these professors is due to the fact that their online courses simply stink. They are so used to trapping students inside a classroom that they don’t know how to engage students effectively in a setting where they have the choice to simply get away. In this conversation with Dr. Diane Hamilton, Dr. Barbara talks about her upcoming book, Learn Like a Pro, where she gives the most updated advice on learning taken from breakthroughs in neuroscience and psychology. Come and join in as she unfurls her mind on all things learning and shares some of the learning habits that she has for herself.

In response to the needs of a changing world, organizations around the globe are increasingly taking diversity & inclusion seriously. Pluribus works with individuals, teams and organizations worldwide in leveraging the power of D&I to succeed in their endeavors. Under the leadership of its Founder and CEO, Isabelle Pujol, the consultancy keeps true to their vision of “a world where everyone belongs.” Companies like L’Oréal, Sodexo, Heineken, Hilti, Beulah, Microsoft, Chanel, and NATO are but few of the countless global organizations that have benefited from this D&I powerhouse. Listen in as Isabelle discusses the trends and challenges in this thriving space with Dr. Diane Hamilton.

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TTL 787 | Community Of SEVEN

The Community Of SEVEN: Creating A Tribe Of Purpose-Driven Leaders Who Want To Change The World With Lan Phan

Nobody would look at getting fired from a dream job at Fortune Magazine as a good thing, but for Lan Phan, it opened up an opportunity to do something that makes a much bigger impact on the world. An award-winning marketing leader with over 20 years of experience, Lan was recruited into Fortune’s executive team in late 2019 but was let loose six months later in the middle of the pandemic.

Rather than hunker down after what seemed to be a devastating blow on her career, Lan used it as an opportunity to launch the Community of SEVEN, an invite-only community for purpose-driven leaders who want to change the world. Joining Dr. Diane Hamilton on the show, Lan shares how her upbringing in a Vietnamese refugee family trained her to be nimble and resilient amidst adversity – a quality that served her well during this pivotal moment in her journey.

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TTL 786 | Visual Communication

The Art Of Over-Delivering With Kathy Ireland And Communicating Through Visuals With Amy Balliett

Exceeding the expectations of your customers and even your own will always lead to success. And that’s where the art of over-delivering comes in. Dr. Diane Hamilton is joined by Kathy Ireland, the CEO and Chief Designer of kathy ireland Worldwide, to talk about focusing all of your energy on achieving the best possible results. Kathy shares her success story that started with just a single pair of socks, which eventually grew into a huge global brand. She tells how she managed to widen her connections in the fashion industry, helping her grow as an entrepreneur and even an author.

In today’s age of information overload, keeping your audience engaged in what you have to offer is extremely challenging. It is not simply about the words anymore, but more of enticing combinations of colors and pictures. Dr. Diane Hamilton explores visual communication in marketing with Amy Balliett, the CEO and Founder of Killer Visual Strategies. Amy explains how to develop effective material that can catch your audience’s eyes and attention, handle the five-second first impressions, and harness the power of extremely short videos.

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