Michael Roderick On the Importance of Connectors

Michael Roderick, founder of Small Pond Enterprises and Connecting Connectors Conference (ConnectorCon) and co-host of the Access To Anyone Podcast, joins NOL this week to discuss the importance of connectors.  Think this show is about networking?  Think again, as Michael shares the huge differences between a true connector and a traditional networker, and why even the most connected people might remain in obscurity if they don’t know how to connect effectively…while others will become icons.

Michael generously shares details about the “Connector’s Path”, a 6 step process to take to take your business (and life) to a new level.  Learn how to determine what you are trying to accomplish as a goal and cultivate the right message that will get passed along and compel others to take action.  Don’t miss this episode – it’s chock full of information and takeaways that could really make a difference in the way you approach your business going forward.

For more information about Michael and his consulting services for solopreneurs, intrapreneurs and entrepreneurs, visit www.smallpondenterprises.com 

Business Coach Nicole Liloia On the Realities of Entrepreneurship

This week on NOL, business coach Nicole Liloia talks about how to know if you’re truly ready for the entrepreneur life. We discuss the realities of starting your own business and how to achieve success…without added stress.

Included topics: the personality traits of a typical entrepreneur, how to manage your workload, mistakes new entrepreneurs make, how to determine what you need to outsource or do yourself, the truths about the laptop lifestyle, and much more!

For more information about Nicole and her services, please visit www.nicoleliloia.com

Michael Schein of MicroFame Media On the Power of Hype

Michael Schein,CEO of MicroFame Media, joins NOL to discuss the power of hype in marketing, and how we can learn effective strategies from people like propaganda artists, con artists, cult leaders and more. It’s a very interesting discussion that will surely change the way you approach your personal brand or company’s marketing.

About Michael:

Michael is the CEO of MicroFame Media, a content marketing and strategy agency that turns consultants into thought leaders when they don’t have the time or expertise to make it happen on their own. He has created or facilitated the production of content for companies such as eBay, The Medici Group, LinkedIn, Abila, TESLA, Inc., SEER Interactive, Interiors by Steven G., Magento, Vitalyst, Intellect, Arise Virtual Solutions, and Citrix.

Michael graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with Honors and got his start at Spin the Bottle, the production company behind VH1 hit show Pop Up Video. He also created, ran, and moderated the New York Tech Alliance’s Interactive Marketing panel series and writes a weekly column for Inc., as well as regularly contributing to Fortune and Huffington Post. He is also the co-host of the popular podcast Access to Anyone.

For more information about Michael and his company, please visit: microfamemedia.com

Gabriella Mirabelli On the Media Consumption Habits of Young Millennials

Gabriella Mirabelli, CEO of ANATOMY, an award-winning NY creative agency and branding consultancy, joins NOL to discuss how the practices of media brands intersect with the media consumption habits of young Millennials, ages 18-22.

Her most recent report “Millennials At the Gate” examines the streaming, ad blocking and piracy habits of this extremely influential consumer segment, and has been cited in major publications such as Forbes, Yahoo Finance and more.

Gabriella is also the host of The Up Next Podcast, where she talks with the brightest disruptors and risk takers from Hollywood, Wall Street and beyond.

This week she is going to be speaking at the annual Promax conference in Los Angeles, so say hello to her there, if you’ll be attending!

For more info, visit anatomymedia.com

We discuss:

– why brands are so fascinated by Millennials, specifically young Millennials

– what Millennials generally respond to (or not) with brand marketing

– The perception of Millennials and their behavior in the workplace

– Looking at the recruitment department and how they are hiring

– The issues of diversity gaps and ageism

– Gabriella’s view of good leadership and the importance of being a good team player

– What prompted Gabriella to start the research on media consumption of Millennials and creating the report “Millennials At the Gate”

– Reasons for looking at this generation, including the finding that 69% of Millennials are pirating content and 67% of them think it’s totally fine

– Survey on Millennials ability to recognize network brand from the actual tv show on that network

– How her personal perception of Millennials has been solidified since doing the research

– why she started the podcast

– why it’s important to keep changing and shifting your marketing approach

Attorney/Entrepreneur Ben Laski On Principles To Live By In Law and Life

For this week’s NOL guest, law and life are interconnected.  The way this man handles his business is how he also handles his personal life (note: with integrity).

Ben Laski is an attorney, businessman, and entrepreneur. His law practice focuses on entertainment, intellectual property, health & fitness, hospitality, media, music, television, technology, motion pictures, and startup matters. I am honored to be a client. On the business and consulting side, Ben focuses on developing business opportunities, consulting, and obtaining deals for various companies, including innovative startups through his business expertise and relationships with companies such as Sony, Universal, CAA, IMG, MTV, Fox, Live Nation, ABC, CBS, premier advertising agencies, talent agencies, and many others. As an entrepreneur, Ben invests in various companies at angel, seed, and A round phases. Ben is also a tenured professor at Boston University’s Los Angeles campus. Ben obtained a B.A., summa cum laude, in Political Science from University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). He received his J.D. with Honors in Intellectual Property Concentration, from Boston University School of Law and his M.S., with honors, in Mass Communications from Boston University.

For more information, please visit laskilaw.com 

In this episode, we discuss:

Ben’s journey, including his years as a DJ and later a manager in the music business, which still finds its way into his life today.

Check out his current Spotify playlist, a nod to his early “mix tapes”: https://open.spotify.com/user/benlaski/playlist/5v7GVxi60AsUHo4JIdE4Ba

His project for Alice In Chains

His list of principles he follows in both law and life, including communication, transparency, cultivating patience and more.

His unique approach to creating contracts

Ben’s advice on applying the principles with clients and with your family

The importance of making lists

Making change actually happen – taking action and creating good habits

Coach Olivia Charlet Talks About Creating Massive Results Your Way and On Your Terms

It’s time to talk business again!  Results Coach Olivia Charlet joins NOL to talk about how to make more money and stay motivated 99% of the time, how to be your authentic, true self at work – even in a corporate environment, and how to find the right clients, audience or “tribe” for you. Olivia believes in being 100% yourself while doing business, and her mission in life is to uncover and unravel your deepest power and Zone Of Genius. Olivia helps clients get totally aligned with their truth and calling, and take massive, inspired action. She is real, inspiring, encouraging, and I love our conversation!  It’s one of my favorites.

For more information about Olivia and her services, please check out her website at www.oliviacharlet.com

In the show, we discuss the following and more:

How to tap into your unique, authentic self

How to tell if someone is being their true self with you

How to stay authentic at work

How to get into alignment with your true desires, or “cravings”

Shortcuts to stay motivated and make more money

Building a strong circle or tribe

Examples of people who made changes that inspired massive results

Deb Crowe On Achieving Work/Life “Fit”

Deb Crowe, a former medical case manager turned life coach, motivational speaker, disability specialist and work life balance expert, joins NOL to share tips on how best to achieve work/life “fit”. Her energy is inspirational, and I think you’ll enjoy listening to the tips she shares for achieving a life of less stress, more resilience, healthier boundaries, and more quality time for family and friends. Perfect at the top of this new year!

Deb is a featured author in Book 5 of the Change book series, a #1 book series in the world, and she will be a speaker at the Soul Women On the Go Conference next year.

You can visit her website for more information at www.debcrowe.com

Specifics that we discuss in this show:

1. Deb’s burnout with the medical industry, and how Erin Brockovich literally played a role in her decision to change her life

2. The cliche of “balance” and letting go of perfection

3. Deb’s definition of work/life “Fit”

4. How different generations view it – and how companies need to start paying attention to it more, in order to attract great employees

5. How Deb works with her clients to help them see where they’re *not* spending the right amount of time

6. Why having an accountability coach can help you achieve what you want

7. A success story of one of her clients

8. How to build stress resilience

9. How to have healthy boundaries and not try to be the superhero for everyone

10. How work/life fit isn’t gender-specific

11. Tips for “turning off” technology

12. The importance of self-care in achieving work/life fit

13. How meditation and journaling can improve your life

14. Why a five-minute journal is impactful

15. How physical fitness can also help improve your mental health

16. Why she started the Soul Women On the Go Conference

17. The importance of a routine

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Angus Nelson On The Millennial Mindset At Work

Angus Nelson, speaker, coach and facilitator, has worked with executives of the world’s largest companies, such as Walmart, Whole Foods, Coke, BMW and more. In this show, he explains to NOL listeners the Millennial Mindset at work and changing the way you lead to engage and encourage their development.

Show Notes

Angus’ website: www.angusnelson.com

Download your FREE e-book from Angus called “How To Network With Effectiveness and Credibility”

www.angusnelson.com/nothingofflimits

 

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B.J. Mendelson, Public Speaker, Author and Writer, Unveils The Myths and Realities of Social Media

Millennial public speaker, author and marketer at heart B.J. Mendelson kicks off Millennial Month on NOL!

B.J. shares how his financial struggles during The Great Recession led him to build a national breast cancer outreach tour. B.J. took the advice given by prominent social media marketers, and despite landing a major sponsor, the tour failed using the recommended social media tactics. B.J. decided to try a second tour for Wounded Warriors Family Support, and this time he used more traditional approaches he knew would work. It was a huge success and has continued to run every year for the last five years. B.J. went on to write a book called ‘Social Media Is Bullshit’ based on his experience. He later earned media attention for taking on prominent social media experts and companies, appearing on MSNBC, CNBC, CNN, Yahoo! News, the CBC, TechCrunch, The Huffington Post, and numerous other national outlets.  

B.J. has made presentations at South by Southwest, Social Media Week: Chicago, The Do Lectures in the UK, R.O.A.D. in Moscow, the Word of Mouth Marketing Association Summit, Social Media Explore, National Automotive Dealers Association Conference and various colleges.  He has also appeared at the United Nations to debate the ambassador to Pakistan, Abdullah Hussain Haroon, about the effects of social media on society and its involvement in political revolutions.  

Listen to this incredibly insightful episode as B.J. shares the myths and realities of social media and explains why social media is not magic, nor is it the future of marketing.  

Note:  This show is a bit longer than most NOL episodes because it’s chock full of great information, and I couldn’t bear to edit any of it out.  You’ll thank me after you realize you were on the treadmill a bit longer this time AND way smarter about social media marketing than ever before! 

Show Notes

B.J.’s Website:

www.bjmendelson.com

Buy the book that B.J. authored, “Social Media Is Bullshit”:

https://www.amazon.com/Social-Media-Bullshit-B-Mendelson/dp/1250002958

B.J.’s blog and other writing: http://bjmendelson.com/writing

Wounded Warriors Family Support:  http://www.wwfs.org/

In-episode ad mention

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Ray Hippolyte Explains How to Out Your Inner Awesome to Attract the Relationship and Career of Your Dreams

Inner Matchmaker/Life Coach Ray Hippolyte explains how to change our self-defeating patterns, become the best version of ourselves, and attract the career and relationship of our dreams. To learn how you can have it all, listen to this episode as Ray guides you through 3 important steps to outing your inner awesome.

Personal note:  As mentioned in the episode, Ray works predominately with gay men, however you don’t have to be gay to work with Ray!  (That’s one awesome marketing tag, dang it.  Well, there’s my backup career!) Seriously, I have worked with Ray one-on-one, and he has greatly impacted my career journey and helped me leap into entrepreneurship with greater confidence.  He worked with me to let go of deep-rooted limiting beliefs that I picked up earlier in life that influenced my approach to my creative work and kept me questioning myself along the way.  I don’t do that anymore.  I feel more creatively free than ever.  So, I encourage you to reach out to Ray to be inspired, to have your eyes opened to ways of being more compassionate with yourself, and to not be afraid to move forward in the way that rings true for you.

Show notes

Ray’s website: www.Outyourinnerawesome.com

 

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