How To Get Published, Speak, And Go Beyond With Pam Perry

TTL 819 | Get Published

How To Get Published, Speak, And Go Beyond With Pam Perry

The world of content creation has always been a competitive industry. From speakers to writers and everyone in between that is publishing, it can be tough to stand out and get your message across to those who need it. This episode’s guest, Pam Perry, is all about helping mentors, authors, speakers, and entrepreneurs build a platform. As a PR guru, award-winning communications professional, and publisher of Speakers Magazine, she joins Dr. Diane Hamilton to tell us all kinds of tips on how to become published, be an author and speaker, and go beyond. She talks about the struggles many speakers face in this time of pandemic and the alternative ways they can get booked. Pam also shares her take on the difference between publicity, positioning, and branding and then breaks down the things we should and should not do in terms of marketing. Get yourself out there to the right people and share your message as Pam guides you with more insights and tips in this conversation.

Continue reading “How To Get Published, Speak, And Go Beyond With Pam Perry”

TTL 808 | Gig Economy

Activating The Gig Economy For Older Adults With Teri Lucie Thompson And Bringing Entertainment And Education To Trade Shows With Seth Kramer

While many people from ages 55 and up are thinking of retirement, there are still a significant number of them who still wish to work. Yet, with newer generations taking over the workforce, it can be especially hard for this age group to find jobs that will take them. And what a waste of talent and experience that would be! Teri Lucie Thompson co-founded Knackstor Global, a digital platform that activates the gig economy for older adults, allowing them to earn, volunteer, and create community. In this episode, she sits down with Dr. Diane Hamilton to share with us the origin of this great company and the ways they are creating opportunities for adults. What is more, Knackstor caters to a double-sided market, providing a supply of experienced talents from those 55 years old and up and demand from small businesses, non-profits, and corporations looking to leverage their expertise. 

Who says magic is only for entertainment? Seth Kramer, an illusionist and mentalist, uses his talents to help companies market and gain sales. He joins Dr. Diane Hamilton in today’s conversation to talk about how he balances entertainment with education to draw people into a company or brand. Seth takes us to his work in trade shows and how he works together with businesses for their presentation and to achieve their marketing goals. With so many competitions popping out, it has become a must to learn how to stand out in the crowd. Allow Seth to give you some insights to not only get leads but also converting those, even in settings like trade shows and business events. 

Continue reading “Activating The Gig Economy For Older Adults With Teri Lucie Thompson And Bringing Entertainment And Education To Trade Shows With Seth Kramer”

TTL 654 | Freestyle Soccer Entrepreneur

Road To Becoming A Freestyle Soccer Entrepreneur With Danny McGhee And Amplifying Exposure Of Small Medical Businesses With Dennis Yu

Your life’s success strongly depends on your perseverance to outgrow your misfortunes and turn them into your fuel to becoming a better person. In this episode, Dr. Diane Hamilton, chats with Danny McGhee, a freestyle soccer entrepreneur and a US Ambassador for the Prince’s Trust. Learn from Danny as he shares to you how he is marketing and differentiating freestylers from footballers in the US and UK.

The medical industry is also a huge marketing industry. Here as well is the secret weapon of seven-plus- figure founders in the health, fitness, and wellness industry, and the CEO of BlitzMetrics, Dennis Yu. He shares to us how he has helped amazing innovations like the Kaqun Water become known and desirable in the world of medicine. Listen to Dennis as he shares how he makes many businesses in the medical field thrive.
Continue reading “Road To Becoming A Freestyle Soccer Entrepreneur With Danny McGhee And Amplifying Exposure Of Small Medical Businesses With Dennis Yu”

TTL 649 | Developing Curious Cultures

Developing Curious Cultures: Getting Brands To Resonate To A Global Audience With James Sommerville

Projecting a message to the universe takes true grit anchored with the right skills and team. Dr. Diane Hamilton and James Sommerville share their ideas on curiosity, branding, immersion, and how all these three blends to create a winning campaign. James is the Co-Founder of the UK design firm Attik, where he was responsible for the massive redesign of Coca-Cola’s brand and visual identities. Honing his skills as a teenager, he shares how he got involved with Prince’s Trust, and offers some advice to companies on developing more curious cultures.
Continue reading “Developing Curious Cultures: Getting Brands To Resonate To A Global Audience With James Sommerville”

TTL 646 | Delivering Exceptional Customer Service

Bringing Technology To Education With Dr. Peter Hirst and Delivering Exceptional Customer Service With Micah Solomon

With the vast technological access we have today, a bigger room for experimentation opportunities has opened up. Talking about the great and exciting things in the world of technology and bringing that information through his educational programs is Senior Associate Dean for Executive Education at MIT Sloan School of Management, Dr. Peter Hirst. In this episode, Dr. Hirst shares with Dr. Diane Hamilton his journey from London to MIT along with the latest about artificial intelligence and access to information. Known for his innovative executive education programs for individuals and companies, Dr. Hirst lets us in on how he develops, designs, and delivers the programs out there.

One of the main issues businesses and organizations grapple with is customer service. Top authority on customer service, Micah Solomon, sits down with Dr. Diane Hamilton to share how we can overcome this problem and create great customer experience. Author of the book, Ignore Your Customers (And They’ll Go Away), he lets us in on how he delivers turnaround customer service to organizations, starting with its culture, and cites some great examples of big companies who do exceptionally with their customer service.
Continue reading “Bringing Technology To Education With Dr. Peter Hirst and Delivering Exceptional Customer Service With Micah Solomon”

TTL 635 | Millennial Marketing

Millennial Marketing With Brian Fanzo And Managing Projects With Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez

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 can be difficult without the proper foresight and planning. Thinkers50 awardee Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez, author of The Project Revolution: How to Succeed in a Project-Driven World, discusses the intricacies and dilemmas of proper project management. At the end of the day, a poorly planned project is a poor project.
Continue reading “Millennial Marketing With Brian Fanzo And Managing Projects With Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez”

TTL 633 | Handling Disputes

Connecting Leaders With Employees With Karen Wickre and Handling Disputes The Right Way With Perry Granof

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 shares her insights on networking, social media, and women on boards.

To serve on a board as a director or officer requires thoughtful consideration of what’s happening. Dr. Diane Hamilton talks with Perry Granof, a lawyer and the Managing Director at Granof International Group, about why companies sue and what his firm’s roles are in these events. Perry also tackles handling insurance cases as well as resolving disputes for different parties. With his skills and continuous training, Perry is a reliable person when it comes to handling company legal problems.
Continue reading “Connecting Leaders With Employees With Karen Wickre and Handling Disputes The Right Way With Perry Granof”

TTL 623 | Challenging Board Environment

The Ins And Outs Of The Challenging Board Environment With Nancy May

As the world continues to change, so does the dynamics of how businesses are managed. Helping you keep up, CEO of BoardBench Companies, Nancy May, guides us through the ins and outs of challenging board environments. Noted in Forbes as one of America’s governance experts, Nancy shares with us her experience getting into BoardBench and becoming its CEO, and lends some great wisdom on seizing opportunities, being a women on the board, taking on a leadership role, and marketing yourself. Learn more from Nancy as she further tackles the legal ramifications of the fiduciary responsibilities of board members in this episode.
Continue reading “The Ins And Outs Of The Challenging Board Environment With Nancy May”

TTL 576 | Connecting Through Meaningful Advertising

Connecting With Your Audience Through Meaningful Advertising with Mitch Joel

Connecting through meaningful advertising is a key element of any real estate business. However, how we think about buying has greatly changed because of the new models and technology, thereby making advertising rather challenging. Digital expert Mitch Joel shares his observations on how advertising works from a consumer and advertiser’s perspective. Mitch is the Founder of Six Pixels Group, an advisory, investing, and content-producing company that is focused on brands, commerce, community, and what’s next. He offers some tips on how brands and consumers can use technology to efficiently connect with each other, and touches on the importance of evaluating and understanding various audiences before creating a marketing or advertising campaign.

Continue reading “Connecting With Your Audience Through Meaningful Advertising with Mitch Joel”

TTL 574 | Unconscious Bias

The Path To Self-Discovery Through VU Dream with Mark Metry and The Truth About Unconscious Bias with Tony Chatman

Spending time on the internet is one way to divert yourself to cope with your personal struggles or issues in life. It’s time to make better use of that time as you discover the amount of opportunities to make money from being online. Mark Metry, the host of the Top 100 Humans 2.0 podcast and Founder of VU Dream, a growth agency in the VR/AR industries. Having 5.5M followers in his podcast, Mark shares his journey of self-discovery where he emerged creating one of the biggest servers, doing podcasts, and starting up VU Dream. Learn the importance of building your brand equity and relationships through consistency and honest communication with your followers in this inspiring conversation with Mark Metry.

Our environment has programmed and influenced our subconscious mind in ways we don’t really consider during our formative years. A lot of decision-making we made in our personal lives or in the workplace is based on our unconscious bias. Corporate relationship expert Tony Chatman examines the idea of unconscious bias happening in the subconscious level. As there are no studies that have a correlation between intelligence and bias, Tony says we need to be aware if we are likely to be biased in a particular situation. For Tony, if we not only believe that everything should be fair but also willing to work towards it, that desire actually begins to reduce our biases.
Continue reading “The Path To Self-Discovery Through VU Dream with Mark Metry and The Truth About Unconscious Bias with Tony Chatman”