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TTL 636 | Building Personal Branding
In this day and age, almost everyone and everything that tries to make it big is nothing without branding. However, with so many platforms available, it can be a challenge to create one and put it out there. Host, Dr. Diane Hamilton, guests S. Renee Smith, advisor, coach, and strategic partner to senior leaders, to enlighten us about personal branding, strategic planning, and development. She shares with us key points on how to be likable,
TTL 635 | Millennial Marketing
Forging a connection with a completely new generation through marketing can be a daunting task. Marketing to millennials is a completely different beast because of how new technologies changed the landscape of communication. Brian Fanzo, entrepreneur and CEO of iSocialFanz, demystifies inter-generational (and even intra-generational) communication. Good communication is absolutely essential, so how can a business keep up and keep in touch with a new generation of consumers? Running a tight ship in a business
TTL 634 | Apprenticeship And Mentoring
A lot of people are having struggles with applying for apprenticeship because companies nowadays tend to hire people with experience in their field. In this episode, Dr. Diane Hamilton talks with Moe Abbas, the CEO of Acadium about this dilemma and how Moe’s company is addressing it with their digital apprenticeship programs and certifications. He also discusses the tools that they’re using to help accelerate human potential and the mentorship they provide for people who
TTL 633 | Handling Disputes
Building relationships and making connections in the workplace is always key in upscaling any business. Today, Dr. Diane Hamilton interviews Karen Wickre, a veteran connector and the author of Taking the Work Out of Networking: An Introvert’s Guide to Making Connections That Count, about the highlights of her book and how, as a woman in a male-dominated industry, she helps companies scale up with regards to connecting employees. She also takes a look at and
TTL 632 | Career Advancement
Generation gap can be a hindrance in the workplace, but not for Chip Conley. Chip is the Founder of Modern Elder Academy and a New York Times bestselling author of many books, including Wisdom at Work: The Making of a Modern Elder, a book that takes a look at the importance of experience and repurposing your wisdom. He is the hospitality maverick who helped Airbnb’s founders turn their fast-growing tech startup into a global hospitality
TTL 631 | Future Influences
If there is one thing constant in this world, that would definitely not be the future. It varies according to the different types of influences and technologies we encounter. Frank Diana, a recognized futurist, thought leader, and frequent keynote speaker, explains his thoughts on these influences that affect the future and how they come together. He goes deep into predicting trends, thought-leadership focused on emerging future, perception between real and not real, climate change, cryptocurrencies,
TTL 630 | Intuitive Decision-Making
They say that happiness is not about what you achieved in life but what you’ve overcome. Career Happiness Coach and Founder of Happiness Infinity LLC, Amy Nguyen, teaches us about taking charge of happiness within ourselves that is backed with brain-based training. Sharing how she did it herself, Amy goes deeper in her upbringing that made her pursue her career of helping women be highly motivated in the pursuit of happiness. Visionary entrepreneur, Paul O’Brien
TTL 629 | Transforming Boardrooms
For companies to become drivers of change, they need to have the right leaders in the right roles within the right structures. Tackling the importance of finding the very people at the top in the boardroom is Paul Smith, Founder and CEO of Future Directors Institute. In this episode, Dr. Diane Hamilton talks to him about addressing the big macro challenge of transforming the boardroom as increasing demand for a new type of company governance
TTL 628 | Storytelling That Resonates
It is the communication that makes a story come to life between the storyteller and the story listeners. In this episode, Dr Jim Smith, a keynote speaker and a lightning rod in both professional and personal development spaces, talks about the art of storytelling to catch the ears of his listeners. Dr. Jim teaches us how to be the speaker that resonates in each and every individual that will come across people by going in-depth on how he started to be a keynote speaker, making it clear that each story has
TTL 627 | Humor In Advertising
Advertising is the art of communicating with the users of a particular product. While you can easily reach out to your audience in this day and age, how can you actually establish a connection that will make them want your product? For famous American Advertising Executive, Allen Kay, that is through advertising humor. He tells us the keys to advertising humor and how it can change our style to make it connect with the people.