085: How to Build Your Consulting or Coaching Business Following a Late Career Job Loss

085: How to Build Your Consulting or Coaching Business Following a Late Career Job Loss

Are you just getting started with your new consulting or coaching practice? If so, my interview with David Shriner-Cahn is a must-listen. Experienced professionals will also find dozens of nuggets you can use to launch or expand your business. David guides highly skilled professionals who are recovering from a late career job loss and who yearn to impact the world with their knowledge and creativity by becoming successful entrepreneurs. He’s also the host of two popular podcasts for consultants, coaches and other entrepreneurs, Smashing the Plateau and Going Solo, with a focus on building a successful business.

You’ll discover:

  • Why a consulting practice can be a great next step for a seasoned professional from the corporate world
  • The unique challenges a consultant faces when starting a new practice…and how to work through them
  • Limiting or negatives beliefs new consultants often have that can hold them back
  • Key questions you must answer about yourself and the marketplace before you start promoting your new business
  • How to make the most of your network to confirm your strengths, discover opportunities, and identify people who offer complementary services

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084: How Deep Listening Can Change Your Life

084: How Deep Listening Can Change Your Life

 

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Think you’re already a skilled listener? Think again. My guest Theresa Campbell shares insights that will help you listen more closely to yourself as well as to others. Theresa is the founder and CEO of Her Life, Her Legacy, a leadership development organization dedicated to the power of deep listening. As a leadership coach, author, and life-long learner, she helps you find and listen to what matters most. You’ll want to take notes to get the most value from this episode…and then apply these ideas to all aspects of your life. The question she poses to her clients towards the end can help you gain clarity about your desired future.

You’ll discover:

  • How deep listening differs from “regular” listening
  • The three voices you can listen to…and the potential impact when you do
  • Why slowing down and listening is an act of self-love
  • The difference between a GOAL line and a SOUL line
  • A key question Theresa asks her clients that you can use, too

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083: How to Break Bread Virtually

083: How to Break Bread Virtually

 

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If you relied on in-person meetings before the pandemic, you’ll love this interview with Gautam Ganglani. Gautam explains how he was able to strengthen relationships with 200 people VIRTUALLY during the past 7 months. He also shared lots of gold nuggets, including how he’s used of LinkedIn to become known to prospective clients before asking them to have a conversation. Gautam is Managing Director of Right Selection, a “Speaker Management Agency” in the Gulf area of the Middle East & India. He’s been an entrepreneur for more than 20 years as part of a father and son team. They represent and work very closely with world renowned authors and global thought leaders like Marshall Goldsmith, Ron Kaufman & Brian Tracy. You’ll want to take notes as he shares tips and stories from his new book, Breaking Bread: Building Meaningful Relationships for Long-lasting Success.

You’ll discover:

  • How “breaking bread” differs from networking
  • Three principles Gautam’s father shared with him in high school that serve as the basis for everything he’s done since then
  • Why sharing coffee or a meal with someone is so powerful
  • What you can do to get the attention of your ideal clients on social media
  • How to use affirmations to create a new reality for yourself

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082: How to Keep Teammates Engaged and Connected While Working Remotely

082: How to Keep Teammates Engaged and Connected While Working Remotely

 

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Have you experienced any challenges when working remotely? You’ll want to capture all the gems offered by my guest Kevin Eikenberry. Kevin is co-founder of The Remote Leadership Institute and has also led his own remote team for 10 years. He offers practical tips that can help you be more productive starting today. Kevin is the author, co-author or a contributing author to nearly 20 books, including his two most recent with Wayne Turmel – The Long-Distance Leader: Rules for Remarkable Remote Leadership (2018) and The Long-Distance Teammate: Stay Engaged and Connected While Working Anywhere.

You’ll discover:

  • Why Kevin uses the term “teammate” instead of “team member”
  • A 3P model for work success, no matter where you’re located
  • The kind of mindset a person needs in order to work well in a remote setting
  • The 4 pivot questions that can help you get back on track if your productivity is suffering
  • The kinds of routines you can establish when working from home

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081: Use Targeted Podcast Interviews to Explode Your Business

081: Use Targeted Podcast Interviews to Explode Your Business

 

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Want an effective, time-efficient way to get in front of your ideal prospective clients? My guest Tom Schwab explains how you can use targeted podcast interviews to establish credibility, build your list, and acquire clients. Tom is the Founder and CEO of Interview Valet, the category king in podcast interview marketing. He makes a strong case for adding “podcast guest” as one of your most effective strategies for acquiring new clients. You’ll get practical tips on identifying the best podcasts, approaching hosts, and making offers that build your list and start conversations. His approach is based on serving first and creating relationships.

You’ll discover:

  • The strategies that are not working to bring in the clients you seek
  • 5 criteria to use when deciding which podcasts you want to appear on
  • Best practices for ensuring you get booked on the shows you’ve targeted
  • How to be an ideal guest, from the host’s perspective
  • Why it’s important to make THREE offers at the end of your interview

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