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Why You Must Teach What You Learn

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Not so long ago, we drove north to Seattle with my eleven-year old son and his friend in tow. The destination was a training facility called Driveline Baseball.

There we bought him a kit that includes some stretch bands for opening up and a series of light-to-heavy rubber balls for practicing throwing and pitching.

The idea is to accustom the body to over- or under-working when throwing a baseball.

Upon our return, as we set up his pitching net, my son asked,...

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How to Make Your Sleeve Match Your Heart with Linda Potgieter

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After interviewing her husband Jan, Imperium Business Negotiations co-founder and director Linda Potgieter’s online business presence made a natural next step. Her website, lindapaige.com, teaches people How to Match Your Sleeve with Your Heart – our topic for this episode of Influencer Networking Secrets.

 

Previously a member of South African President Nelson Mandela’s PR team, Linda piled up a massively successful career in Britain as a sales...

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How to Make Your Call Irresistible (Mostly)

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It's hard enough to deliver what the marketplace wants. It's even harder if you don't bother asking them.

I observed this in a recent conversation I had with a friend who purchased my books. Names are substituted; the substance of our exchange is real.

I've known Jim for many years. We've influenced each other's personal and professional lives. His business provides logistical support to health clubs for collecting member dues and facilitates engagement between clubs and members.

We were on...

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The Relational Edge of LinkedIn with Fabio Marrama

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LinkedIn sat quietly in the wings over the past decade while Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Instagram dominated the social media landscape. Our special guest Fabio Marrama, a marketing and brand strategist for LinkedIn users, argues that 2019 is the new 2007 … LinkedIn is set to become a powerhouse in the professional and entrepreneurial space!

 

Accordingly, Fabio’s huge relational emphasis dovetails nicely with the LinkedIn difference – the platform is still...

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How to Get Heard in the Big City in 2019 with Nico Hodel

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Nico Hodel, founder of StartItUp NYC, joins us for this episode to discuss what seemed impossible just a decade or so ago. His firm helps entrepreneurs start up a brand-new business in an entrenched megalopolis like New York City without the permission or support of institutional city staples such as Wall Street or Gracie Mansion.

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More than that, however, Nico and his team help these startups get heard in a loud, 24/7 concrete jungle environment like New York. It’s...

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To Hell and Back with Jake Nicks

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 On the road to redemption, hell can often look like a very nice place to be – big houses, expensive cars, alcohol on tap, plenty of sexual stimulation and bucketloads   of affordable, high-class fun. But the way thereof is death; as my guest Jake Nicks discovered, being rich and successful simply can’t validate you.

 Connected through our mutual friend Paul Getter, the Internet Marketing Nerd, Jake and I had a fascinating and vulnerable conversation about how...

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On Going Forward

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One of the most important things my coach Vince Del Monte ever said to me was "What got you to where you are ... will not get you to where you want to go."

At the time, I think he was being optimistic. In the early months of 2018, I was six years into a career as an insurance salesman that was going absolutely nowhere. I'd ground and slaved my way through half a decade dialing for dollars, hustling at trade shows and business networking. I worked around the clock, the length of the calendar...

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The Bright Side of Life with Amy Dix

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 Amy Dix, bestselling author of “Seven More Days” and founder of The Positive Life Company, joins us to discuss the centrality of the Bright Side of Life in this special   episode of Influencer Networking Secrets.

 Another important business relationship formed through the Best Seller Publishing Mastermind, Amy’s loss of her mother in 2016 led her on an intense, disciplined   study of the origins, habits and lasting practices of human...

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How to Be Persuasive in Print with Maj. Gen. Craig Whelden (Ret.)

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 As an enlisted soldier, I avoided officers with the general-level ranks like the plague. As an entrepreneur, however, I hobnob with them – and this episode’s guest is a   special one. We welcome international bestselling author and retired Major General Craig Whelden to the show, to talk about effective communication from his book   “Leadership: The Art of Inspiring People to Be Their Best.”

 Craig and I got acquainted through the Best...

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How to Really Bring Awareness to a Problem with Corey Blake

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 Corey Blake, CEO of Round Table Companies and a 2x TEDx speaker, joins us for his second rodeo on the Influencer Networking Secrets Podcast to talk about   How to Really Create Awareness of a Problem.

 Corey’s company created a brilliant 17-minute documentary on behalf of PayActiv, a company that provides provides earned wage access to over a million   employees at zero cost to employers. The film itself is a masterful example of bringing attention –...

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