Bri Seeley On Giving Yourself Permission To Leap

Today’s show is focused on personal empowerment, taking risks and the importance of having an inner vision and daily practice. My guest is the wonderful Bri Seeley, a speaker, coach, author, fellow podcaster and Los Angeles transplant, and regular contributor for The Huffington Post.

Through her 6-month program, book and podcast, all branded PERMISSION TO LEAP, you will be guided through the process of the day you commit to a leap, and when you land softly on the other side.

Bri has been featured on NBC’s The TODAY Show, Forbes, Inc, Medium, PBS, and Free Enterprise. Bri received the Outstanding Small Business award from the Los Angeles Mayor’s office and the Small Business Development Center in 2016.

She is committed to helping people create epic changes in their lives, and I hope you will be inspired by her the way I have been.

For more info, visit briseeley.com, and be sure to pick up a copy of her new book on Amazon here:

https://www.amazon.com/Permission-Leap-Six-Phase-Journey-Vision/dp/0692967974

Mike Alden On His New Book, Blueprint To Business

Today we’ve got a recurring business guest for you, the articulate, yet fast-talking Bestselling Author, Entrepreneur, Tv Host, Attorney and fellow podcaster Mike Alden. You may recall, Mike is the bestselling author of Ask More Get More and 5% More, which is what we talked about the last time he came on Nothing Off Limits. His latest release is Blueprint to Business releasing November 13, 2017 and in this book, Mike sets aside the rainbows and sunshine (as he says) and gets real about what it takes to make it in business. He shares his personal experiences along with other top founders and entrepreneurs, offering practical advice from a real-world perspective.

Alden is also the Founder & CEO of Blue Vase® Marketing, which boasts his latest project CloiXonné, of which I am an ambassador (courtesy of Mike), and which I’d LOVE for you all to check out via the link on the Resources page of my website.

There’s a lot more to find out about Mike at www.michael-alden.com

@mikealden2012 (FaceBook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat)

Nicole Holland On the Business Building Rockstar Summit and Getting Known!

Want to learn how to REALLY build a business?  Don’t miss this episode!

Nicole Holland, Podcaster, Master Coach, and Marketing Strategist all rolled up into one purple-haired powerhouse, is known as the secret weapon that smart CEOs and successful small business owners turn to, to grow their business exponentially through Podcast Guesting. Proud to have been named in the Huffington Post as one of “50 Must-Follow Women Entrepreneurs in 2017” alongside female business leaders like Marie Forleo, Danielle LaPorte, Amy Porterfield, and Dorie Clark, Nicole is all about recognizing and empowering today’s emerging leaders to get known now!

In this conversation, we explore the importance getting access to experts in your field to get their advice on building an online business like a rockstar and getting KNOWN! Nicole is providing NOL listeners with an opportunity to do JUST that – and at no cost!  It’s the Business Building Rockstar Summit!

Visit bbrsummit.com/nol to sign up!

While everyone gets 10 full days of FREE valuable content, anyone who takes it a step further and purchases the VIP Backstage Pass will have the opportunity to apply for a face-to-face hot seat session with ANY of the experts they want!

Do you REALLY want to write your first book but things have gotten in your way? How would you like to sit down LIVE with Kathryn Kemp Guylay for laser coaching?!?

What if you have a huge following on Instagram but haven’t made a penny yet from that asset? Warren Carlyle can give you direct face-to-face advice!!!

This IS an application process so you won’t be guaranteed a hot seat, but you ARE guaranteed the opportunity to ask questions in the Q&A, even if you aren’t selected for a hot seat.  Good luck, everyone!  Let me know how it goes.

 

Kathryn LaBarbera On Changing Your Relationship With Money

Small business consultant, sales trainer and life coach Kathryn LaBarbera joins the show this week to talk about money.  We discuss the emotional burden of money, why money is so tough for some people to discuss, how money affects our relationships, and how to change the energy around and our relationship with money.

Walk away with actionable tips!

If you’re interested in working with Kathryn either 1:1, as a couple or in a workshop, please connect with her on Facebook by searching on “Success By Design”.

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

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