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She's Wild + Radiant w/ Ashley June | Christian Entrepreneur, Online Business,Marketing, Faith,Coach
Welcome to another captivating episode where we dive into the fascinating world of AI and Chat GPT for our Christian coaching businesses. Today, we'll explore how these groundbreaking technologies have revolutionized our marketing strategies and given us both benefits and a few drawbacks. As we embark on this journey, we'll also reflect on the role of faith and the Holy Spirit in building a business, finding a balance between innovation and wisdom. PODCAST SHOW NOTES + PROMOTIONS Gone are the days when creating show notes for our Christian business podcast was a daunting task. Thanks to Chat GPT, we've harnessed the power of AI to automate this process, making our lives remarkably easier. By providing our episode plans and notes to Chat GPT, it takes the reins and effortlessly generates comprehensive show notes. This newfound efficiency allows us to redirect our energy towards other vital aspects of podcast production while maintaining quality and accuracy. RE-WRITING EMAILS, INSTAGRAM POSTS, ETC… But wait, there's more! Chat GPT isn't limited to show notes alone. Its versatility shines through when it comes to content creation for various platforms. Consider students struggling with writing or individuals communicating in a non-native language. Read More... EPISODE LINKS Are you ready to radiantly build, launch and scale your high-ticket signature coaching program to $100k in the next 12 months? Check out my quick 20 minute training for building your group coaching business and how I built my own $100K program. Get the free training here! Are you ready to radiantly build, launch and scale your high-ticket signature coaching program in the next 12 months? This is for the faith-filled coaches and course creators who are ready to step into God's calling for their life, so make sure to apply so you don't miss out! Apply now for The Selah Collective to go from $0 to $100K in the next 12 months! Grab my newest guide, The Holy-Spirit Led Coaches Guide to Hitting Your First $100K in the Next 12 Months in Your Coaching Business! If you are struggling in your business, you haven't launched yet, you aren't sure where to start, or just stuck in the hamster wheel of posting on social media with no results, you need a roadmap! You need to know how to hit $100K in the next 12 months. I'm spilling all my secrets from building my own businesses, and providing you behind-the-scenes info about revenue, plus my proven 5-Phase Plan to help you get started! Click here for info about my FREE Masterclass: Recession-Proof Online Business - Build Your Business Around You God-Given Calling! Learn how to shut down the fear and claim the faith while booking out and building your God-Given online coaching or course based business in the next 90 days! Just starting out or ready to scale? You don't want to miss this free class! Grab The Productivity Playbook! Designed to help you build your online business in only 20 minutes a day, now is a great time to get your year started off with the right habits! Businesses are built on habits - without good ones, your business will probably suffer. This is your go-to guide to help you sit down at your desk and know what you are working on each day. From daily tasks to content planning to organizing your team, this playbook will help walk you through where to focus and what to focus on. Click here to get your business organized for 2023! Want to get started with Kartra, the All-In-One Funnel Builder? Use this link for a 14 Day trial! As a Christian Business Coach, I have created an amazing community of faith-based entrepreneurs. Check out my free community and connect with other entrepreneurs who are Wild + Radiant just like you! Follow Ashley June Co. on Instagram Subscribe and leave a review on Apple & email me a screenshot at email@example.com to get a FREE Coffee!
School Of Awesome Sauce with Greg Denning
This episode would not be complete without listening to these episodes as well: What Wives Need to Know About Their Husband's Sex Drives And What Men Need to Know About Themselves Sex-quel Follow-Up Episode with Rachel Denning Husbands, How to ACTUALLY Listen to Your Wives (And Why She Needs It) Masturbation & Cheap Sexual Acts are a Poor Substitute for Real Connection -- A Message for Teens & Spouses This episode was in response to a question we received: I just listened to one of your trainings and you guys mention having sex 4-7 times a week. If there is a podcast or a training on this somewhere please direct me to it. I'm a morning person and my husband is a night owl. I wake up at 4 and go to bed at 9 he wakes up at 8 and goes to bed at midnight. I have 6 kids and homeschool and do my business on the side. How do you create time to do it that many times?
Thrivetime Show | Business School without the BS
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Alan interviews Jenn Everett. Jenn Everett helps busy moms stay organized and she's a successful inventor with 6 inventions. Her SleepyMommyShop.com website is a hit with moms during the holidays. Find out how she manages her 3 children, her businesses and her inventions - without losing her sanity. Make sure to subscribe to the podcast at Apple Podcasts, or wherever you get your podcasts, so you won't miss a single episode. Email: JennHelion@gmail.com
Another great episode brought to you by Ezra Firestone, founder of Smart Marketer (and several other Businesses). It's packed with insights to help you if you're in business or want to be! You'll hear Ezra interview Russ Izzo, the founder of True Medic, and he shares a ton of solid lessons throughout. Although this was recorded in 2019, you will enjoy their chemistry and energy, and make sure you listen to the end to hear about his 3 Million dollar day, the Oprah effect, and why you have to take a moderate, reasonable salary to ultimately have huge success. “Sometimes you have to make a relationship. You have to shake hands. You have to let them know that you're honest. You're the real deal. You're going to deliver. You're going to back up what you say.” Russ Izzo YOUR ENGAGEMENT MATTERS! Thank you to our listeners for all the 5-Star Reviews and meaningful messages you've sent this year - the Podcast has gone above and beyond what we expected, and we have YOU to thank for that. It makes a difference when you follow us (and leave a review) on Apple Podcasts (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-smart-marketer-podcast/id1522629407) or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts. We'd also love it if you repost this episode to your social media, share your favorite episodes with friends, and be sure to tag us in your next post, #WeOutHere. Have questions? Please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org, and don't forget to… Serve the World Unselfishly and Profit Links: Ruzz Izzo on LinkedIn, https://www.linkedin.com/in/russell-izzo-043644a/ Russ's company, https://trumedic.com/ Ezra Firestone on LinkedIn, https://www.linkedin.com/in/ezrafirestone/ The Blue Ribbon Commerce Mastermind, https://smartmarketer.com/mastermind/
Thrivetime Show | Business School without the BS
Clay Clark | Clay Clark Is NOW HIRING | What It's Like to Work With Clay Clark? How Clay Clark Helps to Grow Businesses DRAMATICALLY Year After Year, Since 2005! Who Is Clay Clark? Where Is Clay Clark? Why Is Clay Clark Hiring? Clay Clark Testimonials | "Clay Clark Has Helped Us to Grow from 2 Locations to Now 6 Locations. Clay Has Done a Great Job Helping Us to Navigate Anything That Has to Do with Running the Business, Building the System, the Workflows, to Buy Property." - Charles Colaw (Learn More Charles Colaw and Colaw Fitness Today HERE: www.ColawFitness.com) See the Thousands of Success Stories and Millionaires That Clay Clark Has Coached to Success HERE: https://www.thrivetimeshow.com/testimonials/ Learn More About How Clay Has Taught Doctor Joe Lai And His Team Orthodontic Team How to Achieve Massive Success Today At: www.KLOrtho.com Learn How to Grow Your Business Full THROTTLE NOW!!! Learn How to Turn Your Ideas Into A REAL Successful Company + Learn How Clay Clark Coached Bob Healy Into the Success Of His www.GrillBlazer.com Products Learn More About the Grill Blazer Product Today At: www.GrillBlazer.com Learn More About the Actual Client Success Stories Referenced In Today's Video Including: www.ShawHomes.com www.SteveCurrington.com www.TheGarageBA.com www.TipTopK9.com Learn More About How Clay Clark Has Helped Roy Coggeshall to TRIPLE the Size of His Businesses for Less Money That It Costs to Even Hire One Full-Time Minimum Wage Employee Today At: www.ThrivetimeShow.com To Learn More About Roy Coggeshall And His Real Businesses Today Visit: https://TheGarageBA.com/ https://RCAutospecialists.com/ Clay Clark Testimonials | "Clay Clark Has Helped Us to Grow from 2 Locations to Now 6 Locations. Clay Has Done a Great Job Helping Us to Navigate Anything That Has to Do with Running the Business, Building the System, the Workflows, to Buy Property." - Charles Colaw (Learn More Charles Colaw and Colaw Fitness Today HERE: www.ColawFitness.com) See the Thousands of Success Stories and Millionaires That Clay Clark Has Coached to Success HERE: https://www.thrivetimeshow.com/testimonials/ Learn More About Attending the Highest Rated and Most Reviewed Business Workshops On the Planet Hosted by Clay Clark In Tulsa, Oklahoma HERE: https://www.thrivetimeshow.com/business-conferences/ Download A Millionaire's Guide to Become Sustainably Rich: A Step-by-Step Guide to Become a Successful Money-Generating and Time-Freedom Creating Business HERE: www.ThrivetimeShow.com/Millionaire See Thousands of Actual Client Success Stories from Real Clay Clark Clients Today HERE: https://www.thrivetimeshow.com/testimonials/
The Secret Thoughts of CEO's Podcast
Jonathan Goldhill is a masterful business coach and personal strategist specializing in guiding next-generation leaders of family businesses to scale up their business as they take control over the leadership and ownership of the family business. Jonathan left New York for California at age 20 after hisfamily's large, privately-held men's apparel manufacturing company- started by his great-grandfather—sold to a conglomerate in its third generation of family ownership. Within ten years, Jonathan had established himself as the go-to expert for entrepreneurs looking to find their version of freedom. Today, Jonathan brings thirty years of experience to his clients advising, coaching, consulting, training, and guiding entrepreneurial and family businesses. On this episode of "Secret Thoughts of CEOs and Business Leaders", host Chris Yonker and guest Jonathan Goldhill discuss the strategies and processes that can be employed by family businesses to facilitate growth and scaling. They explore ways to adopt growth-directed psychology, identify and challenge limiting stories and behaviors, and break through the status quo to disrupt the transition of leadership from one generation to the next. Goldhill emphasizes the value of becoming involved and helping clients drive the necessary changes and growth, acting as a coach to support and facilitate success. What you'll learn The listener will learn about driving change and growth in a family business, negotiating differences, adapting to change, implementing systems and structures, and the importance of personal development and mentorship. The episode also discusses the limitations of certain business management systems and the dangers of scam consulting companies. The podcast encourages leaving a five-star review and provides a website for more information on expanding consciousness and capacity for fulfillment. Timestamps [00:06:01] Family business growth strategies. [00:11:55] Paradigm of "Grow or Die". [00:13:07] Legacy Employees and Disruptive Leaders. [00:20:32] Growth for growth's sake. [00:24:12] Building a business operating system. [00:28:06] Systems-dependent businesses. [00:39:26] Building a team of specialists. [00:47:07] Scams in consulting industry. [00:50:37] Expand your consciousness. Links www.TheGoldhillGroup.com www.DisruptiveSuccessor.com https://www.disruptivesuccessorshow.com
In this episode of the Millionaire Mindcast, we have an amazing guest, Jon Ostenson who talks about getting into business ownership, opportunities in different business models, failures and statistics of franchise, building your own empire, and building a generational wealth! Jon Ostenson is a Certified Franchise Consultant, owner/investor, author, international speaker specializing in the area of non-food franchising, Co-owner and franchisee of 6 fast growing franchises located in Atlanta, Minneapolis, and Miami, CEO of FranBridge Consulting and a top 1% consultant/broker nationally. He authored 'Non-Food Franchising' and is a frequent contributor and thought leader for publications on the topic of franchising and franchise investments. He has been featured in Forbes, Inc. Magazine, Bloomberg, The Franchise Journal, and Franchise Connect. Prior to FranBridge, Jon was the President of ShelfGenie, a national franchise system with 200 locations. He draws on his experience as both the president of an Inc. 500 franchise system and as a multi-brand franchise in serving his consulting clients that are looking to explore business ownership opportunities. He believes that there's a better part in business ownership where a lot of people don't know about it. Now, Jon is continually helping people in franchising by finding top opportunities, and looking forward to helping more! Some Questions I Ask: How did you get into the space of entrepreneurship? What is FranBridge Consulting? What are some of the trends that you guys are seeing today in terms of entrepreneurship? Which category would you say maybe overarching larger business models fall into? How does the franchising model de-reset in some capacities? What makes a successful franchisee who invests in this type of opportunity? What does the overall paradigm look like for somebody interested in exploring franchise opportunities? What are some of the mistakes you see franchisees make when stepping into this? What are some of the models that you think come to an end, and the ones that are exciting that have some potential in the runway going forward? If you were to pick one franchise, which one would you go with? Talk about some of the tax benefits that people aren't necessarily paying much attention to or don't understand how it reduces your returns as well? In This Episode, You Will Learn: Building a business that is resilient to recession. Active, absentee, and semi-passive businesses. Tips for successful franchise. Quotes: “Business ownerships not only provide cash flow but you're building an asset that you can sell down the road.” “Non-trendy is the new trendy.” “Is there easiest way to make money.” Connect with Brandon Jon Ostenson on: Non-Food Franchising book https://franbridgeconsulting.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/jonostenson Sponsor Links: GoBundance - Text: "MILLIONAIRE" to 844.447.1555 Indochino: Get 10% off of any purchase on $399 or more with the promo code: MINDCAST BetterHelp: Click the link to get 10% off your first month or use the promo code: MINDCAST Factor75: Use the code MINDCAST50 to get 50% off your FIRST box! Accredited Investor List - Text "DEALS" to 844.447.1555 Free Financial Audit: Text "XRAY" to 844.447.1555 Upcoming Events: Text "Events" to 844.447.1555 Millionaire Notes: Text "Notes" to 844.447.1555 Connect with Matty A. and Text me to 844.447.1555 Show Brought To You By: www.MillionaireMindcast.com Questions? Comments? Do you have a success story you would like to share on the show? Send us an email to: Questions@MillionaireMindcast.com
In this episode of the Thoughtful Entrepreneur, your host Josh Elledge speaks with the Intuit Trainer/Writer Network & Elite-level QuickBooks ProAdvisor of Royalwise Solutions, Inc., Alicia Katz Pollock. Connecting with Alicia Katz is an excellent choice if you want to improve your QuickBooks skills and knowledge. As a Top 10 ProAdvisor and a Intuit Trainer/Writer Network member, Alicia is a leading expert in QuickBooks and related software programs. She has authored several books on QuickBooks and MS Word, and is a top-rated speaker at industry events. She offers personalized coaching and online training programs tailored to your unique needs and goals. Her patient and engaging teaching style ensures that you will learn in a fun and easy-to-understand way. Whether a small business owner or a QuickBooks professional, Alicia can help you improve your skills and take your understanding of QuickBooks to the next level. About Alicia Katz Pollock: Alicia is the QBO Rock Star at Learn.Royalwise.com. As a Top 10 ProAdvisor and a member of the Intuit Trainer/Writer Network, Alicia has five QuickBooks and MS Word books on Amazon, leads weekly QuickBooks training webinars, and runs a QBO Coaching program. She is a top-rated speaker at QuickBooks Connect, Scaling New Heights, and Intuit's Certification Road Show. With a Masters of Arts in Teaching, 30+ years of tech industry experience, and a mile-long list of professional certifications, Alicia expertly blends deep subject matter expertise and patient guidance to provide an easy and fun online learning environment. About Royalwise Solutions, Inc.: Royalwise is a computer training and support company that specializes in teaching popular software programs, such as Apple, Microsoft, and Intuit. With over 30 years of teaching experience, Royalwise offers an extensive library of online classes, live webinars, video tutorials, and personalized 1-on-1 support for learners of all skill levels. What sets Royalwise apart is their commitment to making learning fun and engaging. Their curriculum is infused with humor and entertainment, and their instructors are experts at simplifying complex topics for everyday learners. Royalwise also offers support for businesses, helping them optimize their technology and increase productivity. With a focus on assisting clients to find success and happiness through technology, Royalwise is a trusted resource for individuals and organizations alike. Apply to be a Guest on The Thoughtful Entrepreneur: https://go.upmyinfluence.com/podcast-guest Links Mentioned in this Episode: Want to learn more? Check out Royalwise Solutions, Inc. website at https://royalwise.com/ Check out Royalwise Solutions, Inc. on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/royalwise-solutions/ Check out Allies4me on Twitter at https://twitter.com/allies4me Check out Royalwise Solutions, Inc. on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/royalwisesolutions/ Check out Royalwise Solutions, Inc. on Facebook at
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Today's episode features a special guest, Mark Schaefer, a globally-recognized keynote speaker, futurist, business consultant, and author. Mark and Sarah delve into the significance of community in today's world and its role in humane marketing. They explore the difference between a community and an audience, the importance of letting go of control as a community builder, the struggles of building a community, and the potential synergy between AI and human communities. They also discuss effective strategies for attracting new members, common mistakes made by community builders and how AI fits into the picture of community. As entrepreneurs, understanding the essence of community building and the benefits it offers can help us create meaningful connections and grow our businesses sustainably. He studied under Peter Drucker for three years and has advanced degrees in marketing and organizational development. Mark holds seven patents and is a faculty member of the graduate studies program at Rutgers University. His blog and podcast -- The Marketing Companion -- are at the top of the charts in the marketing field. Customized for every audience, Mark's inspiring and memorable programs specialize in marketing and strategies for digital marketing, social media, and personal branding. His clients range from successful start-ups to global brands such as Adidas, Johnson & Johnson, Dell, Pfizer, The U.S. Air Force, and the UK Government. Mark is the bestselling author of 10 path-finding books including the first book ever written on influence marketing. Mark's books are used as textbooks at more than 50 universities, have been translated into 15 languages, and can be found in more than 750 libraries worldwide. In this episode, Mark and I discuss: Why community is more important now then ever before The difference between a community and an audience The role of the ego for community builders The struggles of building a community AI and human communities: can they work together? And much more [00:00:00] Sarah: Hello, humane marketers. Welcome back to the Humane Marketing Podcast, the place to be for the generation of marketers that cares. This is a show where we talk about running your business in a way that feels good to you, is aligned with your values, and also resonates with today's conscious customers because it's humane, ethical, and non-pushy. [00:00:23] I'm Sarah z Croce, your hippie turn business coach for quietly rebellious entrepreneurs and marketing impact pioneer. Mama Bear of the Humane Marketing Circle and renegade author of marketing like we're human and selling like we're human. If after listening to the show for a while, you're ready to move on to the next level and start implementing and would welcome a community of like-minded, quietly rebellious entrepreneurs who discuss with transparency what. [00:00:52] Works and what doesn't work in business, then we'd love to welcome you in our humane marketing circle. If you're picturing your [00:01:00] typical Facebook group, let me paint a new picture for you. This is a closed community of like-minded entrepreneurs from all over the world who come together once per month in a Zoom circle workshop to hold each other accountable and build their business in a. [00:01:15] Sustainable way we share with transparency and vulnerability, what works for us and what doesn't work, so that you can figure out what works for you instead of keep throwing spaghetti on the wall and seeing what sticks. Find out more at humane.marketing/circle, and if you prefer one-on-one support from me. [00:01:37] My humane business coaching could be just what you need, whether it's for your marketing, sales, general business building, or help with your big. Idea like writing a book. I'd love to share my brain and my heart with you together with my almost 15 years business experience and help you grow a sustainable business that is joyful and sustainable. [00:01:58] If you love this podcast, [00:02:00] wait until I show you my mama bear qualities as my one-on-one client can find out more at humane.marketing/coaching. And finally, if you are a Marketing Impact pioneer and would like to bring Humane Marketing to your organization, have a look at my offers and workshops on my email@example.com. [00:02:30] Hello friends. Welcome back. We arrived once again at the seventh P of the Humane Marketing Mandala. Today's conversation fits under the P of. Partnership. If you are a regular here, you know that I'm organizing the conversations around the seven Ps of the Humane Marketing Mandala. And if this is your first time here, you probably don't know what I'm talking about, but you can download your one page marketing plan that comes with [00:03:00] the seven Ps of Humane firstname.lastname@example.org slash one page. [00:03:06] The number one and the word page, and this truly is a completely different version of the seven Ps of marketing that starts with yourself. It comes with seven email prompts to really help you reflect on these different Ps. And so, like I said, today's. Conversation fits under the seventh p the P of partnership, and clearly that's a new P that I added. [00:03:32] It didn't exist in the original sixties version of the seven Ps of marketing. In today's episode, I'm joined by my colleague and fellow marketer, mark Schaffer. Mark is a returning guest as I've spoken to him twice before, since we're fellow introverts. And so he came once to speak on my. Previous podcasts, the one, two podcasts before. [00:03:58] So not the [00:04:00] gentle marketing podcasts, but the one before that, and where I was mainly talking to introverts. I'll dig out the episode. Link so you can go listen to that. So mark spoke to me about being an introvert in business and marketing, and then I had him come back also to talk about his book Marketing Rebellion which actually came out just before. [00:04:22] Weeks before marketing like we're human, which was then called the Gentle Marketing Revolution. So clearly we're kindred spirits, not just personality wise, but also otherwise how we think. Again, we didn't talk about this, but he came out with Marketing Rebellion and for me it was marketing Revolution. [00:04:45] So I'll tell you a bit more about Mark in just a moment, but. Since today's topic is all about community, I want to take a moment to tell you about our community, the Humane Marketing Circle, and what we've been up to in the last [00:05:00] few weeks and months. So the Humane Marketing Circle is a growing community for quietly rebellious entrepreneurs. [00:05:08] Here's the theme again, with the rebellion or the revolution. So we're a community for quietly rebellious entrepreneurs who are ready for something different, something fresh and new, a new way of marketing, and a new way of business building, and also a new way of being in community. We now have. Four monthly gatherings, two meetups in which we discuss marketing, one 90 minute business or marketing related workshop with an expert or someone from the community. [00:05:40] So I always try to find experts within the community because we're all experts. And then every now and then if I don't find someone in the community, I'll go and look outside. We're also starting this month with an. Extra call we, that we call net weaving, so it's not networking, but [00:06:00] net weaving which we focus on, in which we focus on forming friendships between members that then lead to new business op. [00:06:08] Opportunities, collaborations, referrals, et cetera. But the main focus is to be human in these net weaving calls. Really just let go of the mask and show up as humans in our comfy clothes and on our couches and sofas, and just build friendships that then eventually lead to new business opportunities. [00:06:31] Here's how our community meetups work. So those are the two regular monthly meetings that we have. One of them I lead and one of them is led by one of our three community ambassadors. In the first half of the call, members bring their questions and we have a conversation about what. It works for us in marketing. [00:06:54] For example, one of the last calls we talked about AI and we share [00:07:00] tools and discussed benefits, dangers, overall ethical questions. We also, just on the last call, we talked about the gentle sales path and what members are doing in terms of bringing new people into their gentle sales paths. And so we take turns, we raise our hands and take turns and everybody. [00:07:19] Is really a leader in the, in their chair, and they get to learn from others and also share. And in the second half of the call, we go into breakout rooms and we have a more intimate conversation with other heart-centered entrepreneurs, which is super valuable because we don't often get this, you know, brainstorming and kind of feedback from other entrepreneurs. [00:07:46] And for example, this month our topic is the P of people. So I always bring a question for the breakout rooms and We discussed, for example a limiting belief that holds our people back. So [00:08:00] what's a limiting belief that holds our clients back? And then we took turns in sharing that in the small breakout room. [00:08:07] So that's the format. Of our meetups. Then we've also successfully transitioned to our new community platform on Kajabi, and I have to say I'm super pleased with it. It's such a lot of fun. We had our first live call directly. In our live room, in the community, so not on Zoom but directly within the Cajabi community, which makes it really safe and it feels like you're really unique to us. [00:08:37] So rather than being on Zoom, which we kind of all use, but it, it has become this tool where. We somehow we show up in our business mindset where if we're all of a sudden in our own platform and we have a call, and it just really felt like, oh, this is, this is our [00:09:00] home. We're hanging out in our home. [00:09:01] And that's what members also mentioned. There's still a few bugs that were working out, but All in all, we love this new community platform on Kajabi, and we're just truly embracing it. And then, as I said, Eddie, our community facilitator will lead his first NetWeaving call really a, a fun call to foster friendships between members that then lead to business opportunities. [00:09:27] I'm super excited to have him on board. It's interesting because Mark, you'll hear him say in. In our podcast episode, you'll hear him say that it's good to hire the youngest member you can find, or the, the youngest person you can find. And so that's exactly what I did with Eddie. He's a millennial probably even. [00:09:48] Younger than millennial. Millennials are now kind of like, oh, they're, you know, they aged as well. So he's, he's 27 and he just brings such a new perspective, such a [00:10:00] different way of being in community, which yeah, which we all love. So it's been great. So I created a, a special may coupon code for you if you'd like to join us now and save 15% on your monthly membership rate for as long as you stay. [00:10:16] So if you feel like now's the time, you can use the coupon code may gift. So, m. A Y G I F T on the checkout page by going to humane.marketing/circle. And this code is valid until May 31st, 2023. So with that, let's go back to our conversation with Mark. About communities. But first, let me tell you a bit about Mark. [00:10:46] So Mark Schaefer is a globally recognized keynote speaker, futurist, business consultant, and author. His clients range from successful startups to global brands such as Adidas, Johnson and Johnson, [00:11:00] Dell, Pfizer, the US Air Force, and the UK government. Mark is the bestselling author of 10 pathfinding books, including the first book ever written on influence marketing. [00:11:11] Mark's books are used as textbooks at more than 50 universities have been translated into 15 languages and can be found in more than 250 libraries worldwide. In today's episode we talked about why community is more important now than ever before. The difference between a community and an audience. [00:11:34] The role of the ego for community builders, the struggles of building a community, how hard it is really to get people together and host the space. And finally we also talk about AI and the role of AI in human communities and how they can work together, cuz that's actually the third part of Mark's new book, belonging to the Brand.[00:12:00] [00:12:00] Let's dive in with Mark. [00:12:34] Court. Good to see you, mark. I, I just said, let's just hit record because we're already sharing all, all this, this good stuff. So we are, we are excited to have you back on the show here. Really looking forward to talking to you about community. Your latest book has a lot of bookmarks already. [00:12:57] Definitely excited. Belonging to the [00:13:00] brand by community is the last great marketing strategy. So let's dive right into it. Most people on, on my show already know who you are. So I'm not gonna go into tell me who Mark Schaffer is and all of that stuff. Why is community so essential and why now? [00:13:18] Mark: I think that's, that's the question is, is, is why now? [00:13:22] Because community has, has always been essential. There's a great quote in the book. From a, there's a great marketer. He was with Coca-Cola, he was with Airbnb, Jonathan Milton Hall, and Jonathan said, look, when our ancestors were gathering around the fire, it, it wa it, it was to create this sense of belonging. [00:13:44] We've always longed to belong a lot of the social structures in our world today. You know, have, have just collapsed, especially here in America. A lot of the ways we used to gather and, and find that community are gone. A lot of that [00:14:00] was made a lot worse during the pandemic. Now I wanna go back a step and assure people this isn't like a touchy-feely, fluffy book about, you know, You know why we should all be in a community. [00:14:14] This is a business book with, I think, a very strong business case of why businesses should view community as part of their marketing strategy. Community isn't new from the first days of the internet. Businesses tried to create communities. Most of them failed because they were set out to like sell more stuff. [00:14:39] People don't really want to gather to buy more stuff, so they didn't really work. Most of the communities today, about 70% of the communities that actually work today for businesses are focused on transactions, customer self-service, which is fine, but the point of my book is that. [00:15:00] The, the purpose of branding is to create this emotional connection with our customers. [00:15:05] A feeling, a meaning that keeps them connected to us. And there's no more powerful way to do that than community. And I show a lot of data. I have a lot of case studies in the book that kind of prove this while we're focused on. You know, customer self-service, which is what most communities look at, look at today. [00:15:28] We're missing bigger opportunities like collaborate, collaboration, co-creation, customer advocacy, sharing information quickly. These are all massive benefits that are going away in other marketing channels. So number one. This is a business book about marketing that works. But I also point out this is marketing that heals, which is a unique aspect of this idea. [00:15:57] Mm-hmm. Because as we talked about, we've got [00:16:00] this mental health crisis going. Everywhere in the world. I don't know what it's like for you in Switzerland, but here it's in the news every day, especially with our young people today. And so we're longing to belong. We need to belong. And if businesses would look at really effective communities from the brand marketing lens, it not only works, but it can actually have a very positive impact on our customers and even the world. [00:16:31] Yeah. [00:16:32] Sarah: And it's so interesting because in our pre-recording talk, we, we discussed, You know, I, I mentioned that I was gonna actually go all in and create a live event, and, and I mentioned that I have a place in Sicily, and you were like, oh, I like Sicily. And it reminded me of one of the stories in your book, and I think it's in the beginning of the book, where you talk about this store, this shop that I think it was actually led by a Sicilian, or [00:17:00] originally Sicilians, right? [00:17:02] Yeah. Mm-hmm. That, and they still have this. Shop. Yeah. So tell us the story about, because it it, and I tell you what I told my husband and, and really that's still the feeling that we get in Sicily. Like it really is still like that. Yeah. So tell us that story. Well, we don't [00:17:19] Mark: have that. It's, we don't have that feeling in a, in America or most places, so, yeah. [00:17:23] So. You know, when when I was a little boy, it was always a special occasion when my grandfather brought something back from, he, he would call it the Italian store. And so I, I got to go back. This store has still been there since 1903. Three brothers. Came to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and they started making pasta, handmade pasta, and now they, it's still in the same family. [00:17:53] Mm-hmm. And the family members make a point to be there in the store, you know, interacting with [00:18:00] customers. Mm-hmm. If you, if there's any, they, they also do like a lot of Shipping and stuff of their specialty products. And if there's ever a problem, I mean, one of, one of those family members is paying attention to it. [00:18:12] You know themselves, well, I, I, I was away from this store for like 40 years, came back, visited Pittsburgh and I, I went to this, this area. Which used to be like a, a, just like a warehouse area, you know, really kind of busy and, you know, dirty Now it's a, it's a big tourist area. Mm-hmm. And the store is still there. [00:18:34] Same old wooden floors. This, all the signs are handwritten all over the stores and, And you know, I walk in and they've got this huge class case with 400 different kinds of cheese, just magnificent and smoked sausages and all these things that they're bringing in from Italy and, and you know, most, mostly Italy, but some other parts of the world. [00:18:58] And I go there and [00:19:00] the people at the counter. Know the customers and they're asking about their, their family and their husbands. And, and one lady was there and her husband had had a health problem and the lady said, well, we just got his favorite kind of cheese. Let me wrap that up. Take it home to him, you know, that maybe this will make him feel better. [00:19:20] And then the lady looked over to the corner and there's some, some of her friends sitting there, she went over to talk to them. And I just felt so sad. Because I've never experienced this. Hmm. And I'm just one generational away, right from this is how all business was done. And I just longed to, to, to walk in a place where people would know me and connect with me and to me. [00:19:49] Shopping is just anxiety. I, I, I don't even, I don't want to go anyplace. Right. You know, it's just a process for me of being overwhelmed and disappointed. So I'm, you know, that's [00:19:59] Sarah: [00:20:00] the introvert in us, right? We're [00:20:01] Mark: like, no, thanks. Yeah. You and I, you and I had a special show on that a few years ago. Yeah. Right. [00:20:06] Yeah. Yeah. After I shop, I just wanna go home and crawl under a blanket. Oh yeah. So so, so it, it's this idea of. We've always had this inside of us. This it's, it's in our D n A, it's this tribal sort of thing is on a deep psychological and sociological level. We have got to belong. And Sarah, this was one of the elements in my life that. [00:20:35] Provoked me that drove me to write this book. A few years ago, there was a headline in the New York Times that said The Loneliest Generation. Mm-hmm. And was referring to Gen Z. And it just, it just broke my heart how our children and these teenagers, they're just suffering. Suffering. They're so isolated and lonely and depressed. [00:20:59] And[00:21:00] as I said, look You know, this is a business book, but it's also a way I think we can at least. Be aware of these issues in our world and think about how this can have a positive impact on, on, you know, everybody today, not just young people. Young people. They're finding their own communities. I talk about this at the end of the book. [00:21:22] You know, they're, they're, they're moving into their own communities and to the extent that. Companies, and not just companies. Why I say companies. It could be a nonprofit, it could be a university, you know, it could be, you know, whatever. A, a un an insurance company, a symphony, whatever, a nonprofit the, I think the com, the, the organizations that are the most human, which I know is something close to your heart. [00:21:48] The companies and the organizations that are the most belonging. How, how would it look like in your. Company in your culture, in your marketing, if you thought we're gonna be [00:22:00] the most belonging company, it, it, it, it sort of, you know, presents an interesting idea of how you might approach marketing in a, in a different way. [00:22:11] Yeah, [00:22:11] Sarah: absolutely. So, and, and that story about this Italian shab, it's not just a beautiful story, but it's a, an excellent business case. Yeah. Cause. You know, how hard is it for a small shop like that to survive and them still existing after 40 years? Well, It has to have to do [00:22:30] Mark: something. Community. It's, it's been well, they've been there since 1903. [00:22:36] Oh, yeah. Yeah. Not just, I was Generat four. Yeah. It had been 40 years since I had been there. Right. Yeah. But it's it's the same store. Yeah. They, they, yeah. It's, it's bigger now, but yeah. It's the same, it's the same store. [00:22:50] Sarah: Yeah. No, absolutely. I, I have a feeling like reading the book and I so resonate with this. [00:22:58] Because just like [00:23:00] anything in marketing marketer, marketers have a tendency to grab the latest Conta concept. So let's just say, okay, mark Schaffer, yay. He writes about communities, right? Yeah. And six months later, that's the latest marketing thing, right? It's like, just like we did with authenticity, just like we did with vulnerability, marketers are really good at jumping on these words and then abusing the crap out of them. [00:23:30] Yeah. And so what I really liked about your book, and you mentioned it several times, is this concept of letting go of control that. You cannot control a community growth. You cannot Yeah. You know, somehow market or Yeah. Kind of manipulate a community. Yeah. Yeah. So, yeah, talk to us about that. [00:23:56] Mark: Well, that's probably something you've learned [00:24:00] firsthand in your community, but, you know, give you a story that so when I started my community, I have a community On Discord, which I didn't really wanna be on Discord, but my community said, we wanna be on Discord. [00:24:12] So I'm giving up control. So here we are in Discord, thought, well, this is a community. This is a community that, you know, I kind of brought these people together and they're interested in the future of marketing. So they're probably interested in things I'm talking about, like personal branding and being a professional speaker and writing books. [00:24:34] So I created. My own little chat rooms thinking, oh, this is where we're gonna have interesting dialogue about these subjects. Now those rooms are the emptiest rooms on the whole site because they, they didn't wanna go there. They took it in completely different direction. They said, look, we wanna talk about the metaverse, we wanna talk about web three. [00:24:58] We wanna talk about chat, [00:25:00] G P T and artificial intelligence, and. They were right. We need to be talking about those things, right? They've taken me a whole new direction. It's, but that community has become my university. I'm learning from them. Almost every blog, post, podcast or speech I give the, a lot of the information and stories are coming out of that community, right? [00:25:24] So they're keeping me relevant because they're spread out all over the world. You know, teaching me what they're seeing is, is, is going on out there. [00:25:33] Sarah: Yeah. Yeah. So, so that, that letting go of the control and, and almost like letting the community taking over that is Yeah. That is so big and it's, it's so, I think against what a lot of us business owners or marketers have learned where we, and I, and I also. [00:25:54] Remember you or mentioning that a community is definitely not an audience, [00:26:00] right? That distinction is so essential and yet, We see probably 90% of the people using the words interchangeably. They call a community, they, they say they have a community where they actually just have a free Facebook group where they sell their [00:26:16] Mark: programs. [00:26:17] Yeah. And I think the distinction is important because that's where the real power is. Right? You know, when people have an audience, And they say, this is my community. I say, well, the do do the people in the AU in your audience, do they know each other? Do they connect to each other? And the answer is no, cuz they're an audience. [00:26:37] Now I'm not. I mean, an audience is really important. I mean, I have an audience, right? And those are the people who buy things from me. So, I mean, audience is great, but. When people know each other and they build relationships, connections, and they collaborate and they do things together in new ways, that goodwill and [00:27:00] that emotion transfers to the brand. [00:27:04] This is one of the profound lessons I think in the book. I mean, I did a deep dig, deep dive on a lot of the psychology of community, the sociology of community, and almost suggests that, and this is hence at your point, that leadership in a community is like upside down compared to traditional marketing. [00:27:27] Yeah. You know leadership. And so instead of building the connection between the brand, And our audience. It's about building the connection between the audience members to create this community, because if you do that, it creates this layer of emotional switching costs. Mm-hmm. Like, these are my friends, this is my community. [00:27:49] I can never leave this brand cuz I never wanna leave this community. Right. So it, it, it, there's a lot of. Non-intuitive things about [00:28:00] community success That, that I'm, I'm learning firsthand. Yeah. [00:28:03] Sarah: And, and that's where I think you brought in the live event. And that's when I'm like, I. I'm a hundred percent convinced because I've been, you know, I had my community probably two, three years now, and I, what I've been learning is that there's a lot of unlearning first of all for the leader of the community, but then also for members of the community because I feel like as marketers we have kind of brainwashed. [00:28:34] Clients and customers into these membership site type things where people just come to consume content rather than to actually show up and Yeah. You know, express themselves and say, this is what works for me, what works for you, and collaborating, and so I've been kind of like, Yeah. Empower, giving power back to the people and saying, no, I [00:29:00] want you to show [00:29:01] Mark: up. [00:29:01] Yeah, that's a, that's, that's a really, really good point. You know, I, I had this conversation with a friend of mine last week. He has, has a community, but it's really an audience. Because it's, it's the, you know, he's, he's like creating content and it's premium content that you only get if you're in this community. [00:29:24] Right. And it, it, there's not really a lot of focus. I mean, that's a [00:29:28] Sarah: membership site. Yeah, it is. I think that type, yeah, that those three words, they're kind of like Yeah. Creating, yeah. [00:29:35] Mark: It's a membership site. Mm-hmm. You know, in my community. It is, it's free, it's open it, you know, it's, it's, it's like, you know, everybody is welcome to, to come in and give it a try. [00:29:47] You know, I, I do have like a, like a v i p section where it's like a small amount of money every year. And then, you know, we get, we have meetings with like legendary, legendary marketing people [00:30:00] and And that's a lot of fun. But I mean, at least 90% of the community is just there. It's free and we're just helping each other and it's very generous and very kind. [00:30:10] And you know, I made so many new friends and no many new connections. And of course, as I said, it's just become my number one place to, to learn about what's, what's new. I mean, I was really early. In the in the AI generated content around art, like mid journey and I mean, it was like people in my community said, have you seen this? [00:30:35] Get a membership, try this thing. And it was just like, oh my gosh. I mean this, like my, my jaw just dropped on the table. It was so unbelievable. And that, you know, I was early on chat G p t again because my community's like pulling me into these things, right? And, and, and I think that's a big part of being relevant today, not necessarily being an expert. [00:30:58] In everything, [00:31:00] but knowing enough to at least ask the right questions about everything. Just, you know, dabbling in the metaverse and web three and all these new things, and that the community's helping me remain relevant. What, what a gift is that? Now think about what that means to a big brand. Yeah. Is, is, is, you know Sarah, I saw this amazing quote. [00:31:21] Oh, I, I, I got hung on this. It was probably four years ago now. There's a quote by the C m O of Pepsi and he said the days of the big brand are over the big brand campaign. Campfires. Bonfires are over. And today it's about. Being relevant in cultural moments. And I thought that is fascinating, but what does that really mean? [00:31:54] How does that show up? And if you watch what some of these brands are doing now, they like, if there's like a [00:32:00] big award show like the Grammys or the Emmys or the Oscars and or, or there's like big festivals. One of the things Pepsi did for example, was there was some big like cultural festival. In, in New York and they created a soft drink, especially for this festival. [00:32:22] It tasted like zindel or something, right? I mean, I can't imagine how bizarre that would be, but it was a in a pink can. But you know, if, if you play this out, how can you be? What would be the platform to be relevant in these cultural moments? What would be more powerful than a community that's taking you into these moments? [00:32:45] Mm-hmm. Exposing you to these moments. Yeah. And, and I, I, so I think big company, small company solopreneur it, it, it, it's something that must be considered really for any kind of business right now. [00:33:00] Yeah, [00:33:00] Sarah: I absolutely agree. And, and, and I think one y you did say, okay, this is a business book, but business is so human today to come back to my favorite topic and, and yeah. [00:33:12] And so those are those humanizing moments, right? It's like, we're not, and that's why the. Let me build a community so that I can sell more stuff. Doesn't work, because that's not why humans gather. They don't, right. They don't come into a community to buy more. And so I think brands need to be super careful with that, you know, thing they, they can go completely wrong if they start selling into the community. [00:33:41] Mark: Yeah. That, that's the number one. Right. Reason why communities. Fail Yeah. Is because they say, okay, well, we'll start a community, but you know, this is gonna help us meet our, our quarterly sales numbers. And, you know, a company has to do that. I've, I've been in that world for a long time, but that's, that's gonna [00:34:00] drive your community away. [00:34:01] And it, you know, I, I think one of the gifts of this book, I hope people see this as a gift, is in chapter 10, I look at measurement. In an entirely new way. I mean, community and measurement. This has been just a, a thorn in the side of communities forever and. I give a case study in the book about these big sports drink brands, Gatorade versus Powerade, and I show the power of brand marketing where you sponsor events and you're, you know, you get connected to cultural moments and you know, maybe you sponsor the World Cup. [00:34:44] Well, okay, so if you sponsor the World Cup and your brand is everywhere. Does that sell more products? Yes. Can we measure that? No, [00:35:00] probably not. So I make this distinction between brand marketing and direct marketing. And what I'm showing is that almost every community is trying to manage it and measure it like direct marketing. [00:35:16] But if you do that, you, you miss the whole thing about trust. And loyalty and emotion and love and co-creation, collaboration and advocacy, you're missing the main event. Mm-hmm. And so you, if, if, if the community reports to the marketing department, which understands what brand marketing is, we kind of take that pressure off and, and we look at other measures. [00:35:43] That may not necessarily be directly tied to the bottom line, but we know it's a leading indicator of, of the bottom line. One of the biggest communities in the whole world is Sephora. Now Sephora is a cosmetics company. Do you have [00:36:00] Sephora over there? And We do. Yeah. They're, they're, they're based in Europe, I think. [00:36:03] Yeah. And they're French, right? I think maybe French. Yeah. They've got brick and mortar stores. In, in many, many countries, every major city in America has just a forest store, but 80% of their sales come from their online community. And their number one measure in their community is engagement because they see engagement as the leading indicator to to sales. [00:36:34] Mm-hmm. So it's, again, this goes back to what we were talking about earlier. It's like, This turns the traditional marketing mindset kind of upside down. But this, I think this is where the world needs to go. I think 20 years from now, maybe 30 years from now, we're, we're gonna, the, the young people leading businesses today are already moving this direction. [00:36:59] They're [00:37:00] already moving to community. 85% of startups today are leading with community as they're. Main marketing idea. 30 years from now, the world's gonna look back at the period we're in now. And we're gonna say, remember those days we used to spam people. We used to interrupt people, intercept people. We used to bother them. [00:37:22] We used to fill their mailboxes with all this direct mail that wasn't even relevant to them anymore. What were we thinking? Okay. I'm so happy we read Mark's book 30 years ago. [00:37:36] Sarah: No, I, I have to say, like, I, I really feel like you pivoted or you kind of. Created this new path with Marketing Rebellion already. [00:37:46] Yes, exactly. Right. And now this is like, you know, for whoever is ready for the next. Paradigm, basically. I'm, I'm glad you picked up. I'm so glad to have you kind of, you know, forged this [00:38:00] path for people like myself, because that is the, I wanna cry, like, this is the biggest pushback I always got is like, you can't measure it. [00:38:08] You can't measure humane marketing. Yeah. And I felt like saying, so what? You know? Yeah. Right. This is the only way we gotta go. Yeah. And, and so now to say, well then if you don't listen to me, listen to Mark [00:38:21] Mark: Schaffer. Right? Yeah. I mean, it is, it is. And look, I'm like, I'm a measurement junkie. You know, I've, a lot of people don't know this about me, but I actually have the, the equivalent of a master's degree in statistics. [00:38:33] So, I mean, I'm all about the numbers. But you know, there was a very powerful quote from Marketing Rebellion that I actually repeated in, in the new book, and it's this idea. That you can either keep, keep pace with the, with the pulse of our culture, or you can measure, you probably can't do both. I mean, I, I, I, I think Sarah, there, there's [00:39:00] no business leader. [00:39:01] Anywhere right now that can't be feeling a little overwhelmed by the by the amount and velocity of change. Mm-hmm. And so, you know, you, you've got to, to, you've gotta make that leap at some point to say, We've gotta go to market a different way. We can't keep holding. It's, it's a sickness. It literally is a sickness that we're holding on to this scaffolding of the old ways, you know, our, our relationships with ad agencies and producing, you know, glamorous television commercials. [00:39:35] Cause you know, cuz we can win an award for this and, and, and, and it, it's hard. To change our, our, our, the culture of our company to start embracing these new things. I think every company today should be taking at least 10% of their marketing budget and experimenting maybe on things you can't measure. [00:39:58] You have no, have no hope of [00:40:00] measuring to move more toward this human-centered. View of, of marketing. Because just because you can't measure it doesn't mean you shouldn't do it. I mean, there's a lot of things we can't measure. We can't measure, you know, wind, we can't, me, well, we can measure, we can't measure love, right? [00:40:19] We can't measure love. We can't measure. How good we feel on a, on a sunny day. But that doesn't mean we shouldn't go to the beach, doesn't mean we shouldn't fall in love. We need to take advantage of those things. And there are many things in marketing today, you know, we are in the early days, in the early stages, and especially young people today have entirely different expectations and of, of what they want from businesses and what they want from marketing. [00:40:47] And we've gotta start moving that way now. Gen Z. They're not babies. We just had the first member of Gen Z become elected to the United States Congress. Mm-hmm. [00:41:00] They're consumers, right? In the next five years, they're gonna be our leaders, right? And our procurement managers. So, and, and, you know, great entrepreneurs. [00:41:10] So, I mean, we need, we need to wake up. We really do. Yeah. We need to get rid of this, these sick, these sick, antiquated practices and, and wake up to, to, to deliver. You know, we're gonna stop doing things that people hate. Just stop it and then double down. How do you feel? [00:41:29] Sarah: Yeah. How, how do you feel about, so these, you know, the marketers that are out there now in, in, let's say in bigger companies, but even entrepreneurs, like, besides you, you reading your book, how are they, how are we gonna get them up to speed with these skills? [00:41:48] Because unfortunately, Unless they have the luck to have you at their, at a lecture in their university, they're still being taught marketing from the sixties. Yeah. [00:42:00] It's, it's such a big mismatch. And, and I see that in, in the online marketing sphere as well. We're still being marketed to like 20 years ago with all the shaming and manipulating and [00:42:12] Mark: on the lot. [00:42:13] Yeah. Well, you know, it's interesting, Sarah, that a lot of the problem right now is actually even in the universities. I mean, the universities many universities are so far behind. Mm-hmm. You know, it, it, I, I think I. The slowest moving. Most bureaucratic organizations I've ever worked with are, are universities and these are the institutions sad that we're, that we're counting on to, to keep our, our students relevant. [00:42:42] And there's many young people coming outta universities that are, you know, connecting to me saying, I'm totally unprepared for the world. All this stuff I learned, nobody's even doing this stuff anymore. Yeah, so there's a lot of problems. There's a lot of issues. But here's the thing that gives me a lot of hope. [00:42:59] I. [00:43:00] First of all, there is change happening. Absolutely. Sarah. There have been people that have taken my Marketing rebellion book and said, this is the new framework. This is the way we're gonna go forward, not just small companies. There's a Fortune 100 company that, that contacted me and said, this is the way we need to go forward. [00:43:20] You know, how can you help us do this? So that's number one. Number two. I think the best leaders today, they wanna stay relevant. You know, to, if you are managing a brand, here is your mission. A brand is a never ending journey of relentless. Relevance, relevance, relevance, relevance, relevance to now, to this moment, to this year, to this culture. [00:43:49] That's it. That's your job. Yeah. And, and to be relevant, you, you, you, you, you've gotta move away from some of these things that people just see are [00:44:00] not relevant anymore. They don't even work anymore, right? So we've got to start reaching out. We've got to start experimenting. And I think what gives me hope is that, look, any, any. [00:44:12] Great professional today. They know this. They wanna be relevant, they wanna be relevant in their careers, they want their companies to be relevant and, and so I think my message is, is is gonna connect because it has to connect. [00:44:26] Sarah: Hmm. Yeah. I do feel also always come back to Covid, but I do feel like it has helped with human evolution and of consciousness and people like, you know, never. [00:44:41] Like before they, they're like, we're done with this spammy marketing stuff. Like the, the kind of, I call it the bullshit The word is escaping me, but, but like the trigger, you know, is likes meter. We know, we can tell that this is all fakes and that that's so, [00:45:00] so I do feel, yeah, there's this gap between consciousness that has risen and some of the, the marketing stuff that is just so outdated. [00:45:09] But yeah, like you, I totally believe in humanity and, and I be believe that people. Feel it, like you could just feel it that there's this craving for, for belonging and, and so [00:45:21] Mark: I'm just Yeah. Oh, that, I mean, you talk about measurement that is documented. I mean, it, it, it's, it's just coming at us in every, every day, in every way. [00:45:32] It's, it's all over the news here in America. And I mean, just like two weeks ago I saw this statistic that was just incredible that. Of the young people aged 18 to 24, 50 1% of them had sought medical treatment for a mental health issue. Hmm. The average for every other generation, including, you know, my generation is 24%. [00:45:59] [00:46:00] Wow. Yeah. For young people today, it's 51% and the average for every other generation is 24%. There's something really wrong here going on. Mm-hmm. And you know, look, my book is not Pollyannish saying, Hey, start a community and change the world. I'm saying, look, There's a, there's a real marketing urgency to consider new ideas like this. [00:46:26] And oh, by the way, it's, it's gonna do some, it's gonna do some good for the people in your community. [00:46:33] Sarah: Yeah. I, I really feel this more so than in other, in, in the other books that, that you come from this place of. Let go of the ego and tap into the love. That's there's some warmth, you know, even though it's a business book, I feel like there's some warmth reading this. [00:46:51] And then, yeah. And that's also the, the thing that we need. Now it's like, you know, how can you have a community that is Cold and [00:47:00] based on Eagle. Well that's not gonna work. So there definitely has to be yeah, the warmths as well. I wanna tap into also kind of the bridging it to the technology piece to, to wrap up, because it could almost be like a paradox, you know, it's like, wait, wait a minute, okay. [00:47:18] We have this problem with technology, young people, too much technology, and yet, You are talking about technology and AI and in web three in the last part of the book, so draws this picture, how do they fit together? [00:47:35] Mark: Well, first of all, thank you for reading all the way to the end of the book. [00:47:40] Sarah: That was a test, you [00:47:42] Mark: know? [00:47:42] And you know, I'll tell you some of the, some of the most interesting. Things I have in the book are at the end and, and I thought, gosh, maybe I should put this up more towards the beginning so people can make sure I make sure they see that well. So there are [00:48:00] two big issues I, I talk about at the end of the book, technological changes and sociological changes. [00:48:06] They kind of go together that. Are suggesting there are gonna be very new kinds of communities in the future, and businesses need to be waking up. Whether you have a community or you just want to tap into a community, a certain demographic of consumers, you've gotta be aware of what's going on. Number one, on the technology side. [00:48:31] We hear these mysterious words like Web three and NFTs and Metaverse, and the irony is there isn't really a good definition for any of those things. Maybe NFTs come, come closest, but you know, people have really wild, wide, varying ideas of what the Metaverse is gonna be or what Web three is going to be. [00:48:52] But when you cut through all the jargon, What you really end up with is new ways for [00:49:00] people to belong and especially young people today, are just surging into these areas. So we've gotta be aware of what's happening, what's going on there, how these communities are being created, and consider if that's one of the ways we need to be relevant. [00:49:18] On the sociological side, young people today, they want to be. Invisible. They don't wanna be found, they don't wanna be discovered. They don't wanna be criticized and bullied and and marketed to. So today, much of our marketing is dependent on social listening platforms that tap into Twitter and LinkedIn and Facebook. [00:49:45] Well, guess what? Young people today, they're not there. Mm-hmm. They're not there at all. It's amazing to me. Sometimes I do guest lectures at, you know, universities. Even like people in graduate school today, they're not [00:50:00] on LinkedIn. You know, it's, it's, it's crazy. So where are they? They're on Discord, they're on maybe they're on TikTok. [00:50:10] They're on you know, communities in the Metaverse, they're on Fortnite, they're on Twitch. Guess what? Social listening platforms aren't there. The, you know, millions and millions of people are having brand conversations in places we can't see, right? So, Just like you mentioned, marketing Rebellion was a bit of a wake up call. [00:50:34] I think this book, you know, part of it is a solution and part of it is a. You know, knock on the head as well to say the world is changing in rapid and unexpected ways, and we don't have all the answers right now, but be aware of what is going on. And, and like I said, gen Z, they're not babies. They're consumers, right? [00:50:56] With growing, growing, you know, [00:51:00] economic power. So this, this is not something to put off and we really need to think about this now. Yeah. [00:51:07] Sarah: Yeah. And, and, and I do also see this theme of letting go of control, right? The, the Gen Z doesn't want control, and so they want this connections of trust with the, with the not Bitcoin. [00:51:21] The other one. The, the NFTs blockchain. Yeah, the blockchain, you know, kind of like, okay, I can trust this connection because it's decentralized and, and so all of these topics that for us right now, I. They've most markers I would assume kind of sounds like Chinese. And so they have to, really, what you're saying is basically almost, you have to have one person per department stay on top of the new stuff, right? [00:51:51] It's like, yeah, yeah. [00:51:52] Mark: Go. Yeah. I, I, I, I think, you know, if you've got that kind of luxury, I mean, Sarah Wilson is someone I feature in my book. [00:52:00] She is former Facebook, former Instagram writes for Harvard Business Review, sort of looking at Gen Z culture and Zen Gen Z marketing strategies and, and she says rather boldly in the book, she said, I think it's time I. [00:52:16] Just to find the youngest person in your marketing department and say, pay attention to this because I don't understand it. [00:52:23] Sarah: Yeah. I saw that quote and I was like, lucky me. I have two sons, 16 and 19. They tell [00:52:29] Mark: me all the insights. Well, yeah. I, I, I, I mentor my, my kids are grown, but I mentor young kids. Yeah. [00:52:36] And I mean, I'm always asking them, what are you doing? What are you seeing? Exactly. Let me, Let me watch you play Roblox. Why did you do that? Yeah. Yeah. Why did you buy that? [00:52:47] Sarah: Yeah. And all the ad blockers, just like you said, right? It's like everywhere. Yeah. [00:52:51] Mark: I wanna, I, I gotta watch my, my kids I mentor play Fortnite cuz I die every time I can't. [00:52:57] It's like, what's the use? I die [00:53:00] immediately, which makes them laugh, but, you know, so I've gotta watch them. I gotta watch them do it. Yeah. [00:53:06] Sarah: Yeah. Wonderful. Well, I really appreciated this time with you, mark. I, I'm totally with you. Community is, is the way to go and I think we have a lot to learn from the communities, especially the marketers who think, you know, you just throw up a website and a pay button and then there you go. [00:53:26] You have your community. I think it's time to step back and come. Yeah. Step back from the ego and come with this humble learner approach to say, okay, what can I learn from this community? Yeah. That's the way I look at it. And it sounds like you do too. [00:53:42] Mark: Absolutely. Yeah. Well, thank you so much, Sarah. It's always delight. [00:53:46] Yeah, likewise talking to you. It's nice to find such a, I, I think we're of one mind and one heart when it comes to marketing, so it's for sure good to find. It's good to find an ally out there. [00:53:58] Sarah: Thank you. Thank you. Do you [00:54:00] mention the names of your books again and your website so people can [00:54:03] Mark: find Yeah. [00:54:03] The books we talked about today are marketing Rebellion. We didn't mention known, but you know, we, the book on personal branding I think is extremely relevant today. I think personal branding, when you get down to it can be. It's, it's everything in, in many ways when it comes to our careers and marketing. [00:54:23] And then my new book is called Belonging to the Brand. My Community is the Last Great Marketing Strategy and you can find my blog, my podcast, my books on my social media email@example.com. [00:54:39] Sarah: Wonderful. I always have one last question. Mark, what are you grateful for today or [00:54:43] Mark: this week? Right now. [00:54:46] Well, I'm grateful for so much. I'm grateful for, for my, for my health right now. I've, I've gone through a, a, a week of of of illness here and I'm I'm grateful for we talked a lot about community, but I'm also really grateful [00:55:00] for the, your audience, my audience, the out there that, that supports me in so many ways. [00:55:05] That's, that's just incredibly humbling just to be interested in my work and support my work. So I'm grateful for, for you and your listeners today. Thank you, [00:55:15] Sarah: mark. Always a pleasure to hang out. [00:55:18] Mark: Yeah. Thank you, Sarah. [00:55:27] Sarah: Whether you are a community member or are thinking about creating your own community, I hope you found this episode with Mark. Really, really helpful. I know I did find out more about Mark and his firstname.lastname@example.org and check out my two favorite books from him, marketing Rebellion. And belonging to the brand. [00:55:49] You can find them on his website or directly at Amazon. And if you're looking for a community of like-minded humane marketers, then why not join us in the Humane Marketing Circle? [00:56:00] You can find out more at Humane. Dot Marketing slash circle. You find the show notes of this email@example.com slash H 1 64, and on this beautiful page, you'll also find a series of free offers, such as my Saturday newsletter, the Humane Business. [00:56:19] Manifesto and the free, gentle confidence mini course, as well as my two books, marketing like we're Human and selling like we're human. Thanks so much for listening and being part of a generation of marketers who cares for yourself, your clients, and the planet. We are change makers before we are marketers, so go be the change you want to see in the world. [00:56:43] Speak soon.[00:57:00]
We're all aware of the fundamental role email marketing plays in the success of businesses, whether they're flourishing enterprises or budding start-ups. But the question is, are you fully exploiting its capabilities to enhance your business growth? Are you actively pursuing out-of-the-box strategies to extend your email list, reach out to a broader audience, and create more meaningful connections? In this episode, we will reveal strategies that are highly effective in increasing the number of subscribers on your email list. These strategies are guaranteed to take your email list to new heights. We're exploring a variety of subjects, starting with the magic of lead magnets - understanding what makes a lead magnet compelling and irresistible. We delve into the strategy of offering discounts and incentives, discussing how these can act as powerful motivators for customers to join your email list but are not necessary. Next, we turn our focus toward the utilization of social media platforms. We dissect how to leverage these channels to expand your reach, engage your audience, and encourage them to subscribe to your email list. And, of course, we cannot overlook the potential of QR codes. We will discuss their growing popularity and how to use them creatively to get people to sign up for your emails. A crucial part of our conversation revolves around the importance of providing value to your audience. This isn't just about amassing email addresses; it's about building relationships and trust with your audience. We'll share tips on creating content that resonates with your target audience, ultimately encouraging them to join your list. So, if you're ready to elevate your email list growth strategy, listen now away, and let's hit the ground running! Listen now! Access the show notes here: www.LocalMarketMonopoly.com If you'd like to reach out and say hi, you can find Clarence @ClarenceFisher on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn.
BlockHash: Exploring the Blockchain
On episode 333 of the BlockHash Podcast, Co-founder Asal Alizade joins me to talk about her Web3 consulting agency Blocklogica. Asal Alizade entered the web 3.0 space in 2017 as a computer engineer and researcher and gained expertise in various web3 products. She transitioned into analyzing market trends and evaluating projects, becoming a web 3 investment consultant for hedge funds. With a background in data analysis, business development, and marketing, she co-founded Blocklogica, a web3 agency helping businesses enter blockchain space and use the potential of web3 in their business models. ●▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬●
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She's Wild + Radiant w/ Ashley June | Christian Entrepreneur, Online Business,Marketing, Faith,Coach
Hiring your first team member as a Christian business is an exciting milestone for any business owner, whether you are launching a business or getting ready to scale a business. However, it's crucial to approach this process with caution and ensure that you're truly ready for the responsibilities that come with it. I see many coaches and course creators try to do this before they are truly ready! ALIGNED VALUES One of the key aspects to consider when hiring your first team member is the alignment of values and beliefs. As a Christian business owner, it is important to have someone working alongside you who shares your vision and values. When your team members believe in the same things you do, it strengthens the unity and purpose of your company. You'll also want to find individuals who not only understand your business but also grasp the true vision behind it. Read More... EPISODE LINKS Calling all Holy-Spirit led coaches and course creators! Are you looking for ways to build and grow a counter-cultural business that promotes freedom and wholeness to your clients? Join Us for The Selah Sozo Summit: Unleash Freedom & Deliverance in the Coaching Industry! There are only 6 days left before the live event! Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to gain the knowledge and tools you need to help your clients live a life of true freedom. Register now for the Sozo Summit. You need to be in the room! Are you ready to radiantly build, launch and scale your high-ticket signature coaching program to $100k in the next 12 months? Check out my quick 20 minute training for building your group coaching business and how I built my own $100K program. Get the free training here! Are you ready to radiantly build, launch and scale your high-ticket signature coaching program in the next 12 months? This is for the faith-filled coaches and course creators who are ready to step into God's calling for their life, so make sure to apply so you don't miss out! Apply now for The Selah Collective to go from $0 to $100K in the next 12 months! Grab my newest guide, The Holy-Spirit Led Coaches Guide to Hitting Your First $100K in the Next 12 Months in Your Coaching Business! If you are struggling in your business, you haven't launched yet, you aren't sure where to start, or just stuck in the hamster wheel of posting on social media with no results, you need a roadmap! You need to know how to hit $100K in the next 12 months. I'm spilling all my secrets from building my own businesses, and providing you behind-the-scenes info about revenue, plus my proven 5-Phase Plan to help you get started! Click here for info about my FREE Masterclass: Recession-Proof Online Business - Build Your Business Around You God-Given Calling! Learn how to shut down the fear and claim the faith while booking out and building your God-Given online coaching or course based business in the next 90 days! Just starting out or ready to scale? You don't want to miss this free class! Grab The Productivity Playbook! Designed to help you build your online business in only 20 minutes a day, now is a great time to get your year started off with the right habits! Businesses are built on habits - without good ones, your business will probably suffer. This is your go-to guide to help you sit down at your desk and know what you are working on each day. From daily tasks to content planning to organizing your team, this playbook will help walk you through where to focus and what to focus on. Click here to get your business organized for 2023! Want to get started with Kartra, the All-In-One Funnel Builder? Use this link for a 14 Day trial! As a Christian Business Coach, I have created an amazing community of faith-based entrepreneurs. Check out my free community and connect with other entrepreneurs who are Wild + Radiant just like you! Follow Ashley June Co. on Instagram Subscribe and leave a review on Apple & email me a screenshot at firstname.lastname@example.org to get a FREE Coffee!
How often have you written off a balance owed because it would cost more in legal fees than to collect? Are there times when you wish you could call your attorney for advice on a matter but didn't want to pay the fee to ask it? What if you could pay a small monthly amount that would allow your company access to legal services whenever you needed them? Spencer hears from LegalShield Executive Director Brian Carruthers who explains how this could benefit your business. Brian's reachable at (301) 343-9179 or email@example.com If you are feeling the love, make sure to subscribe, rate, and review on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, or wherever you are!! If you'd like to be featured on an episode go to theidahobusinesspodcast.com to APPLY! Apple Podcasts Stitcher Spotify YouTube
On today's podcast, I got to chat with one of my business besties, Michelle Warner. We met in a very large Facebook group back in 2014 or 2015. While all the information was being shared back and forth, we exchanged messages questioning some of the information and sharing some of our expertise. Michelle is a business designer and strategist. She believes in the mix of art and science that grows into a business. Most of her work is with businesses that have plateaued or aren't growing the way they want. She works to get them to their next plateau or stuck point, but that's what businesses do, they grow in iterations. Businesses need to find alignment, and Michelle works with business owners to figure out where they are out of alignment and get them back on track. I love chatting with Michelle because we both understand that leaving your 9-to-5 is complex and exhausting but also satisfying. Michelle started her first business in 2008 and has been in different versions of tired since then. On the pod, we chatted about marketing strategies and common places where businesses are misaligned to help you rethink your marketing strategy. Get your Revenue Goal Calculator - https://theboldleadershiprevolution.com/revenue-goal-calculator or Text Revenue to 415-528-7403. Join the waitlist for The Bold Profit Academy - https://theboldleadershiprevolution.com/the-bold-profit-academy
Imagine this: You're a woman standing at the precipice of a life-altering decision. You've been introduced to the idea of purchasing an existing business, and your curiosity is piqued. As you delve deeper into the concept, you realize the multitude of factors that must be taken into account - from ensuring customer loyalty to exploring financing possibilities. Furthermore, the imminent retirement of the baby boomer generation has resulted in a surge of businesses being put up for sale. The opportunity is abundant, but where does one begin? Allow me to introduce you to Ellie Puckett, an experienced business owner who possesses a treasure trove of knowledge on the art of successfully selling and buying businesses. Her invaluable insights involve collaborating with top-notch professionals such as accountants, lawyers, and business brokers. Are you intrigued? Embark on an incredible journey by tuning into Part 1 of this remarkable interview now! EPISODE NOTES Today we discuss: Why should women consider buying businesses to increase their wealth? Busting myths around financing for business purchases. Good businesses to look into purchasing - There are more than just laundromats and car washes. The power of strategic business acquisition to drive expansion for your existing enterprise. Plus so much more! Connect with Ellie Puckett: Follow her on Instagram @renegade.ellie Visit her website for more information: www.renegade.biz Listen to her podcast: Renegade Ventures How To Get Involved: Get ready to elevate your business game with Served Neat - the podcast that's all about taking your business to the next level! We serve up expert advice on sales, marketing, mindset, and business strategies to help you make six-figures and beyond. Your host, Jen Hartmann, is the mastermind behind Neat Marketing. She's a PR strategist, coach, and marketing expert who helps business owners and their brands grow, scale, and succeed. When Jen isn't busy leading her team, developing new strategies, or setting goals for her company, she can be found sipping on a glass of bourbon, exploring new places, and hanging out with her sweet pup, Bruin. So, pour yourself a glass of your favorite bourbon and get inspired! Tune in to Served Neat to gain insider knowledge and learn how to start and grow your business like a pro. With Served Neat, taking your business to the next level has never been more fun! Looking for more? Sign up for our weekly newsletter - Neat Marketing Check out our blog If you're ready to start using PR for your own business, book a call with us!
Buying a business is a great way to skip the queue and jump straight into generating revenue. That said, purchasing a profitable business isn't cheap. But what if there was a way to buy a business by leveraging the business's assets and cash flow to fund the acquisition? This clever approach is how Jonathan Jay buys businesses with no money down. Jonathan is a serial business buyer and the founder of Dealmakers.co.uk where he teaches people to buy businesses without risking their own capital. In this episode, Jonathan joins us to explain his approach to no-money-down financing, diving into the types of businesses that are ideal for this strategy and how to structure the acquisition using the business' cash flow. He reveals the common mistakes buyers make and explains which characteristics first-time buyers should look for in a business. According to Jonathan, “I encourage everyone to make your first acquisition a multimillion revenue acquisition. Go for the bigger businesses because you'll make more money. They're easier to finance, they're easier to buy. They run themselves better. They don't need you because bigger businesses have management in place already.” Jonathan also shares behind-the-scenes details of his pandemic buying spree, where he purchased 48 nursery school businesses in 37 months. He shares the challenges that he encountered along the way as well as the important lessons he learned, including: “Buying a business is not about the business that you will own, but the person that you become in the process. You become a far more confident person. You become a better business person. You become a better negotiator. You become a more creative thinker when you buy a business. So don't just think about the business, think about the person you'll become in the process.” If you'd like to learn an alternative way of buying a profitable business that doesn't require millions of dollars, then look no further. This episode is packed full of useful no-money-down acquisition knowledge and tips from a seasoned business buyer! Topics Discussed in This Episode: Jonathan gives us a brief look into his entrepreneurial background (02:30) The mistakes Jonathan made buying 48 businesses during the pandemic (04:56) The characteristics Jonathan looks for in a business (07:13) The types of businesses that are ideal for no-money-down financing (09:55) Buying a business with a positive cash flow is key for no-money-down financing (12:48) How Jonathan structured his acquisitions using the business' cash flow (17:23) Why Jonathan uses direct mail to source his acquisitions (26:54) The common mistakes business buyers make (30:42) The types of businesses that are difficult to finance (34:03) The best piece of professional advice Jonathan has ever been given or heard (36:41) Mentions: Empire Flippers Podcast Empire Flippers Marketplace Schedule a call with our expert sales advisors Create an Empire Flippers account Jonathan's YouTube channel Jonathan's podcast Jonathan's workshop Sit back, grab a coffee, and learn how to buy a business without spending a large lump sum of money!
We're in the golden age of AI, but the technology is still in its infancy. There's still a lot of untapped potential and ways we can use AI as the ultimate leverage for our businesses. How can AI help us excel in any market? Can AI all by itself change the real estate industry? In this episode, the founder of Amplified Marketing Group Nick Sakkis joins me for an AI deep dive. We also talk about where AI is headed, what it can mean for us, and how far it's come. Three Things You'll Learn In This Episode - The virtual assistant craze Businesses are using VAs to scale. How can we also leverage this to grow our businesses? - Apps and tools for business There are thousands of apps and tools that are available but which ones actually provide value? - Keep your database under lock and key Our databases have to be protected at all costs, how do we do it? Guest Bio Nick Sakkis is the founder of Amplified Marketing Group, a company of paid advertising specialists with proven experience with cross-channel advertising on Facebook, Instagram, Google & Youtube. Focusing on getting you the best ROI possible, which means consistently looking to hard data and campaign performance to direct important decisions. They can help you target the right people at the right time with the right message for your service or product. His previous work experience includes being the Co-Founder of the Sakkis Group at Keller Williams Realty. For more information, visit https://www.nicksakkis.com/ Find Nick on LinkedIn @Nick Sakkis Find Nick on Instagram @Nick Sakkis
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Clay Clark Testimonials | "Clay Clark Has Helped Us to Grow from 2 Locations to Now 6 Locations. Clay Has Done a Great Job Helping Us to Navigate Anything That Has to Do with Running the Business, Building the System, the Workflows, to Buy Property." - Charles Colaw (Learn More Charles Colaw and Colaw Fitness Today HERE: www.ColawFitness.com) See the Thousands of Success Stories and Millionaires That Clay Clark Has Coached to Success HERE: https://www.thrivetimeshow.com/testimonials/ Learn More About Attending the Highest Rated and Most Reviewed Business Workshops On the Planet Hosted by Clay Clark In Tulsa, Oklahoma HERE: https://www.thrivetimeshow.com/business-conferences/ Download A Millionaire's Guide to Become Sustainably Rich: A Step-by-Step Guide to Become a Successful Money-Generating and Time-Freedom Creating Business HERE: www.ThrivetimeShow.com/Millionaire See Thousands of Actual Client Success Stories from Real Clay Clark Clients Today HERE: https://www.thrivetimeshow.com/testimonials/
The Business Of Strength Podcast
On this Episode of the Business of Strength Podcast, Dan Goodman gives a breakdown as to why gyms don't make enough money! Businesses don't make it for two reasons: Lack of demand for a service or product. Lack of money. The good news is you can affect change with the latter. Awareness precedes change. In this episode Dan breaks down the 5 financial factors that all brick-and-mortar gyms need to abide by! If you would like to attend our next in person two-day business immersion at VH HQ our next event is June 8th and 9th Hit the link here to grab a spot: www.businessofstrength.com/upcoming-events/
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If you have ever been interested to see a group of business owners conduct a communal eye roll, bring up the topic of bonus and incentives. A few years ago we had a client who decided to reward their team from a banner year and forego distributing a substantial six-figure margin to himself and his partner. There was no expectation created for this one-off distribution. It was a $200,000 sum that would be distributed to around 25 employees… you can do the math. Not bad. The response? Crickets. Of the 25 employees, there was a thoughtful “thank you” from three, a casual “thank you” from a few more, and crickets from everyone else. To add insult to unexpected injury, the next day an employee came in and confessed, “I just got a job offer to go make $10k more per year and I don't know what to do…” Candidly, when calculating an employee's compensation, most owners in businesses with less than 50 employees have not considered the additional investment of bonus or incentive outlays. When the thought finally arrives the plan is usually built from a position of fear rather than a position of joy, celebration, and sharing. In other words, “What can I do to make these employees feel more valued so they don't leave!” Most owners wish to generously share in some of the margin that has been created over and above what has been budgeted for base compensation and commission. There is a chasm that exists that almost renders any over-and-above distribution as challenging at best, frustrating, and divisive at worst. Owners are forced to think of the business finances in terms of the net…what is left over after all responsibilities are payed out. Employees are often time locked in on the gross… the big numbers that come in at the top or total sales. An employee can do math in their head and determine the total sales of either their efforts, or the total sales of the company and think, “Well, look how much I generated for the business, and all I get is my base with a little extra (or sometimes no extra at all).” The owner looks at the math spelled out on the profit and loss statement, the cash balances in the bank account, and the budget of projected expenses and revenues for the coming year and thinks, “How in the world can we afford to pay out any additional and not be cash-strapped for the future?” It is a silent stalemate between owners and employees, top line and bottom line, perceptions, and expectations. How can employees see additional compensation as motivation and incentive, instead of seeing it as an expectation? How can owners see additional compensation as a budgeted item to be shared and joyfully extended, instead of seeing it as a fear-motivated mortgage that taxes future growth opportunities (remember, marginal cash is the prime fuel for future growth). Most owners desire and have motivation to extend extra-compensation to reward over-and-above effort and to show additional appreciation. There are however three primary negative motivations for the build-out and deployment of these plans that usually result in a lack of health and longevity. Owner guilt is where the owner feels unwarranted guilt for having access to the net income of the business while employees do not. What is often missed during boom times is that the owner must use a portion of the net to stack in reserves for when the business has negative net income and wants to continue employing personnel even though the business cannot “afford” it in a particular month of the year. Another negative motivation for deployment of extra-compensation plans is an owner's fear that an employee will leave. It is a crucial principle that all businesses be built to weather a valuable team member leaving the roster. A business will never be bulletproof from the handicap of losing great talent… but it can be prepared on how to respond. Businesses must be cautious about being held hostage by one highly valuable employee; it can damage morale and cash-strap a small business for future opportunities. A final negative motivation for extra-compensation plans are employee demands in a vacuum of understanding the full scope of the business finances. Financial literacy in a business is key to building consensus and understanding around incentive compensation and bonuses. A two step approach will aid employees in understanding the basics of business finances. The first of the two steps to financial literacy is communicating with all employees that a dollar is not a dollar because… A dollar out is always more than a dollar (think when you pay for a sandwich that costs $9.95…you will pay more than $9.95 with taxes, tip, delivery, time spent, etc.) A dollar in is always less than a dollar (think when you receive a payment for $9.95…you will send the majority of that $9.95 to other people before you get to keep what is left over) The second of the two steps to financial literacy is communicating with all employees that business finances are reviewed in a past, present, and future tense. The profit and loss statements and balance sheets reveal what has happened (past). The subdivided bank accounts and level two dashboards reveal what is happening (present). Simple budgets and pro formas give insight into what will happen in the future assuming the inputs hold true (future). Reminding employees that a significant part of financial literacy is assuming what may happen (future) and so not all hoped-for elements of compensation can be guaranteed. Communication of preparation, purpose and payout are the three priorities of creating an incentives program that can yield the hoped for results (notice the use of “can” and not “will”...there will continually be volatility around this issue). First, in communicating purpose, it is helpful to understand what these programs exist for. What is a bonus? Without being punchy or rude, a bonus is simply a bonus, a cherry on top, an unexpected treat, and added benefit that displays generosity. That's it. Bonuses should never be extended for baseline job role responsibilities, for showing up regularly and on time. It is not uncommon to overhear someone say, “Well, I've been here for 12 years, I should get…” You have been compensated fairly and regularly for 12 years, that is what you have received. A bonus is undeserved extra. No one should ever… ever expect a bonus and should never base any portion of their personal budget on an anticipated bonus. A bonus is a bonus. The purpose of incentive programs is to incite (same root) an action. Most compensation opportunities above base should have the spirit of an incentive compensation in contrast to bonus or “profit sharing” (btw, profit sharing can be a dangerous term, and in some states place the business in a vulnerable legal positon). What is the business trying to incite, to encourage, to stir up in addition to the baseline job roles and responsibilities? Incentive compensation carries an over-and-above idea of performance over-and-above the base job role. There are multiple ways to structure incentive compensation plans that all yield various outcomes. A few structures of notable mention are… A simple lump sum based on a percentage of an employees base salary based on hitting target profit Top line percentage of sales based on total volume Bottom line percentage of sales based on net income per sale after job costing Monthly or quarterly target incentives based on sales, or other measurable activities Regardless of the structure you decide, there are a few crucial questions to ask as you prepare for an incentive structure. What will be incentivized? How will it be tracked? What flexibility does the program have to adjust if it is counterproductive either to the team or to the business? How will the incentive dollars be set aside to ensure profitable payout? (i.e. subdivided bank account?) When and how will it be paid out? How will it be well-communicated when it is paid out to achieve the desired outcome? Every incentive payout should come with added communication both the celebrate the payout and to add a subtle reminder that this is over-and-above and you should cautiously budget your life based on this pay out. One final thought, all incentive structures should be considered to be subject to change at any time, and at least reviewed and updated annually. You are not required to be held hostage by a bad incentive compensation structure…it will not only ruin the business, but ruin opportunities for each employee. Don't allow the benefit of one to backfire and cause the detriment of many. Incentive structures can be a value add to a business and to a team IF it is well-communicated, held with open hands to adjust over time, and generously given and received.
Love and Business, Is it worth it?
This is an episode we did with Neo in Circle Of Greatness. We dove deep into the secrets of effective leadership, communication, and creating an amazing work culture that fosters productivity and happiness. We broke down proven strategies we use for boosting performance and maximizing businesses potential. What are the secrets to effective leadership, communication, and creating an amazing work culture that fosters productivity and happiness. Learn how to create a workplace so enjoyable that your employees don't want to leave and watch your company's productivity soar.
In this podcast, Alex Sezer Jr. emphasizes the critical role of organizational culture and leadership in achieving business success. He highlights the importance of a clear vision, mission, purpose, and core values and discusses the challenges in finding the right team members. Alex believes in self-evaluation and personal growth for effective leadership and supports providing clarity for organizations to progress confidently. Who's The Guest? Alex Sezer Jr. is the CEO of Alex Sezer Ventures, which is revolutionizing businesses with biblical truths. From the football field to the boardroom, Alex has excelled as a leader. During his time at Texas A&M University, he was a team captain on the football team and magna cum laude engineering grad. Shortly after, Alex became the President of two multi-million dollar real estate companies and scaled his personal portfolio to 340 units creatively, using $0 out of his pocket. Now, Alex is following his calling and showing other businesses and individuals how to succeed. Alex's focus is organizational improvement through cultural transformation. He is helping Christian business leaders go from Sunday morning inspiration to Monday morning implementation. He specializes in creating cultures that create passionate, profitable, and purpose-driven organizations while using biblical principles. Alex combines the Bible with business, management with a mission, profits with purpose, and culture with Christ. Episode Highlights Perseverance and dedication in both business and personal life of Alex Sezer Jr. How trust and discernment in decision-making impact their work and life Why Alex focuses on corporate culture and how it impacts business success The cost of poor organizational culture, high turnover, and the "Great Resignation." The importance of culture in sports teams and their success Redefining culture through beliefs, behaviors, and results Alex's seven pillars for creating culture: vision, mission, purpose, core values, brand, team, and building an authentic culture Core values and their role in influencing behavior within organizations The importance of strong organizational culture and identity to achieve success in executing a mission The need to articulate the vision, mission, and brand for organizations to maintain consistency and direction after a founding leader leaves or is no longer as involved Organization culture reflects leadership and understanding the role of decision-making authority in shaping the culture The leadership replication model and embracing self-improvement as a leader to influence others and build a strong organizational culture Providing clarity to help organizations run more efficiently and effectively by breaking down complex concepts into simple, actionable steps Working on books that focus on various topics such as devotion, students, and organizational culture Episode Resources Connect with Raul Hernandez Ochoa https://www.linkedin.com/in/dogoodwork/ https://twitter.com/rherochoa https://dogoodwork.io/ Connect with Alex Sezer Jr https://www.alexsezer.com/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaEqA-t9th6gN2h3ziM8Hsg https://www.instagram.com/alexsezerjr/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/alex-sezer-b313337b/ Review, Subscribe and Share If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here
The bossY Podcast with Tanci & Chandler
Tanci & Chandler talk about why they launched their own businesses, what they learned and the skills they needed to develop to succeed. BOSSY TSHIRTS ARE LIVE HERE: CLICK HERE TO SHOP If you love our podcast, please consider rating and reviewing our show! This helps us make bigger impact and continue doing what we are doing! Scroll to the bottom, tap to rate with five stars and select "write a review" and let us know what you love about the episode or podcast in general! Also, if you'd like to follow Tanci & Chandler more closely, below are the links to their social media: Tanci's Instagram & Chandler's Instagram The bossY Baddies Instagram Page
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In episode #2455, we unpack how Khan Academy's AI shows how businesses will level up. Sal Khan believes that AI has the potential to transform education for the better. Sal is the founder of Khan Academy, a free online non-profit educational platform that now offers students a personalized AI-powered tutor. Today, we take a look at how this technology in the form of coaching could increase productivity, make marketing more effective, and solve one of the biggest problems that business owners face, plus so much more. If you're looking to level up your business, this is the episode for you! TIME-STAMPED SHOW NOTES: [00:00] Today's topic: How Khan Academy's AI Shows How Businesses Will Level Up. [00:07] A high-level overview of Khan Academy and how it uses AI for education. [01:31] How AI coaching can solve one of the biggest problems business owners face. [02:32] Whether or not AI coaching will increase productivity. [04:15] Why you need to take the initiative to learn new skills and stay up to date. [05:29] How Khan Academy will introduce new ways of teaching and learning. [06:19] Ways that AI coaching models will make marketing more effective. [07:07] That's it for today! Don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe! Go to https://www.marketingschool.io to learn more! Links Mentioned in Today's Episode: Don't forget to help us grow by subscribing and liking on YouTube! Khan Academy Sal Khan TED Talk: ‘The Amazing AI Super Tutor for Students and Teachers' ChatGPT GPT-4 Leave Some Feedback: What should we talk about next? Please let us know in the comments below Did you enjoy this episode? If so, please leave a short review. Connect with Us: Single Grain
On this week's episode, Hannah and Morgan reflect on their younger entrepreneurial selves and share some wisdom they have gained along the way. H + M share three things they are SO THANKFUL they did when starting their businesses and end the episode with three things they so wish they would have done in the beginning. Be sure to subscribe, share with a friend and leave us a review to help people find our work!Sign up for our newsletter for pep talks, business round ups, resources, and things we've been loving during the week.This podcast is brought to you by Morgan and Hannah's daily consumption of coffee. You can buy us a coffee here! Follow Weight Inclusive Innovators on Instagram.Email us with questions or show topics at firstname.lastname@example.org.Where to Find Morgan:Morgan Sinclair DesignsWeight Inclusive Business AcademyThe Eating ExpeditionWhere to Find Hannah:Values Driven GroupNourishED Colorado
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In episode #2454, we talk about what BuzzFeed and Vice's declines tell you about media businesses. Once valued at nearly $6 billion, Vice is reportedly preparing to file for bankruptcy, becoming the latest in a string of media empires to collapse with dwindling interest and revenue. The decline of Vice follows shortly after BuzzFeed News announced its closure in April, a move that brings a pioneering era of digital journalism to a close. What happened? And what can you learn from it? Join us as we discuss why this is happening, what we think these companies could have done differently, and more! TIME-STAMPED SHOW NOTES: [00:00] Today's topic: What BuzzFeed and Vice's Declines Tell You About Media Businesses. [00:55] Reasons that digital media companies are declining. [01:53] Why do we recommend monetizing a product or service, not media? [03:05] How Logan Paul's PRIME illustrates the value of leveraging your distribution. [04:29] Ways to increase profit margins using equity. [04:57] Why it's the size of your market, not your audience, that matters. [06:15] That's it for today! Don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe! Go to https://www.marketingschool.io to learn more! Links Mentioned in Today's Episode: Don't forget to help us grow by subscribing and liking on YouTube! Vice BuzzFeed News Leave Some Feedback: What should we talk about next? Please let us know in the comments below Did you enjoy this episode? If so, please leave a short review. Connect with Us: Single Grain
In this Live Q&A about the series titled "People Make Dream Businesses," Jason Phillips of Phillips Home Improvements will be discussing how to escape contractor prison and build the painting company of your dreams. If you want to ask Jason questions related to anything in this podcast series, you can do so in our exclusive Painter Marketing Mastermind Podcast Forum on Facebook. Just search for "Painter Marketing Mastermind Podcast Forum" on Facebook and request to join the group, or type in the URL facebook.com/groups/paintermarketingmastermind. There you can ask Jason questions directly by tagging him with your question, so you can see how anything discussed here applies to your particular painting company. Jason is a return guest from Season 2 of the Painter Marketing Mastermind Podcast. Watch the episode on PCA Overdrive: www.pcaoverdrive.org/videos/buildin…-the-right-way PCA Overdrive is free for members. Not a member? Try our 7-day, free trial; $5.99/mo after. Download the app on the Apple Store or Google Play. Become a PCA member: pcapainted.org/membership-resources/
Jolyon Jenkins looks at how the techniques of gaming have been co-opted to coerce, cajole and control us, using our inherently playful nature to make us act in ways that may not be in our own best interests. Welcome to gamification. Points, badges, and leaderboards are creeping into every aspect of modern life. Businesses, governments and schools use games and gamification as tools for profit and control. Amazon workers pack boxes while a virtual car races across their screen. The faster they pack, the faster the car - and if they beat their co-workers, they rise to the top of the leaderboard. Truck drivers are measured for compliance with company driving standards, and can see in real time how they are performing against colleagues. But is any of this actually fun? And who said work was supposed to be fun anyway? Producer/Presenter: Jolyon Jenkins An Off Beat Media production for BBC Radio 4
In this episode of Chasing the Insights, I talk to business selling guru Nate Lind. Nate talks to us about the mistakes entrepreneurs make when it comes to selling their businesses Nate Lind sells companies like Realtors sell homes. He is the author of Maximum Exit and a business broker at Website Closers, the largest marketplace of $1 million to $150 million dollar Internet, Technology and E-commerce businesses. There are 167,000 buyers looking at 103 businesses for sale right now. This year they will sell over 300 companies to their private network.
BlazeTV contributor Eric July joins Sara to break down the latest number of migrants coming across the U.S. border today as the COVID-era immigration restriction known as Title 42 has officially expired. Texas Senator Ted Cruz warns Americans that an impending tragedy is upon us if Biden does not take control of the U.S.-Mexico border. Daniel Penny has surrendered to New York City police after DA Alvin Bragg charged him with second-degree manslaughter for the death of Jordan Neely. More riders are coming forward stating that they witnessed Penny save riders from an aggressive Neely. Elon Musk has named a new CEO for Twitter, and his nominee is not whom many expected. Sara answers your Dear Sara questions; watch to see if she reads your email. Today's Sponsors: Relief factor isn't a drug, but it was developed by doctors to fight inflammation. Try it today. The 3-Week QuickStart is only $19.95. Go to http://www.relieffactor.com or call 1-800-4Relief to get your QuickStart today. This program is complicated, but nobody knows more about it than the CPAs and tax experts at COVID Tax Relief. You pay nothing up front. They do all the work and share a percentage of the cash they get you. Businesses of all types, including nonprofits and churches, can qualify, including those which took PPP loans — even if they experienced an increase in sales. You did the tough thing for your employees during COVID. Let http://www.covidtaxrelief.org help get you up to $2600 per employee. The Jase Case from Jase Medical is a great way to keep yourself prepared for the worst. It's a pack of five different courses of antibiotics that you can use to treat a long list of bacterial illnesses. Go to http://www.JaseMedical.com and enter code NEWS. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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FBI and CISA are releasing this joint Cybersecurity Advisory in response to the active exploitation of CVE-2023-27350. This vulnerability occurs in certain versions of PaperCut NG and PaperCut MF, software applications that help organizations manage printing services, and enables an unauthenticated actor to execute malicious code remotely without credentials. AA23-131A Alert, Technical Details, and Mitigations PaperCut: URGENT | PaperCut MF/NG vulnerability bulletin (March 2023) Huntress: Critical Vulnerabilities in PaperCut Print Management Software No-cost cyber hygiene services: Cyber Hygiene Services and Ransomware Readiness Assessment. See CISA Insights Mitigations and Hardening Guidance for MSPs and Small- and Mid-sized Businesses for guidance on hardening MSP and customer infrastructure. U.S. DIB sector organizations may consider signing up for the NSA Cybersecurity Collaboration Center's DIB Cybersecurity Service Offerings, including Protective Domain Name System services, vulnerability scanning, and threat intelligence collaboration for eligible organizations. For more information on how to enroll in these services, email email@example.com To report incidents and anomalous activity or to request incident response resources or technical assistance related to these threats, contact CISA at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (888) 282-0870, or report incidents to your local FBI field office.
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Clay Clark Testimonials | "Clay Clark Has Helped Us to Grow from 2 Locations to Now 6 Locations. Clay Has Done a Great Job Helping Us to Navigate Anything That Has to Do with Running the Business, Building the System, the Workflows, to Buy Property." - Charles Colaw (Learn More Charles Colaw and Colaw Fitness Today HERE: www.ColawFitness.com) See the Thousands of Success Stories and Millionaires That Clay Clark Has Coached to Success HERE: https://www.thrivetimeshow.com/testimonials/ Learn More About How Clay Has Taught Doctor Joe Lai And His Team Orthodontic Team How to Achieve Massive Success Today At: www.KLOrtho.com Learn How to Grow Your Business Full THROTTLE NOW!!! Learn How to Turn Your Ideas Into A REAL Successful Company + Learn How Clay Clark Coached Bob Healy Into the Success Of His www.GrillBlazer.com Products Learn More About the Grill Blazer Product Today At: www.GrillBlazer.com Learn More About the Actual Client Success Stories Referenced In Today's Video Including: www.ShawHomes.com www.SteveCurrington.com www.TheGarageBA.com www.TipTopK9.com Learn More About How Clay Clark Has Helped Roy Coggeshall to TRIPLE the Size of His Businesses for Less Money That It Costs to Even Hire One Full-Time Minimum Wage Employee Today At: www.ThrivetimeShow.com To Learn More About Roy Coggeshall And His Real Businesses Today Visit: https://TheGarageBA.com/ https://RCAutospecialists.com/ Clay Clark Testimonials | "Clay Clark Has Helped Us to Grow from 2 Locations to Now 6 Locations. Clay Has Done a Great Job Helping Us to Navigate Anything That Has to Do with Running the Business, Building the System, the Workflows, to Buy Property." - Charles Colaw (Learn More Charles Colaw and Colaw Fitness Today HERE: www.ColawFitness.com) See the Thousands of Success Stories and Millionaires That Clay Clark Has Coached to Success HERE: https://www.thrivetimeshow.com/testimonials/ Learn More About Attending the Highest Rated and Most Reviewed Business Workshops On the Planet Hosted by Clay Clark In Tulsa, Oklahoma HERE: https://www.thrivetimeshow.com/business-conferences/ Download A Millionaire's Guide to Become Sustainably Rich: A Step-by-Step Guide to Become a Successful Money-Generating and Time-Freedom Creating Business HERE: www.ThrivetimeShow.com/Millionaire See Thousands of Actual Client Success Stories from Real Clay Clark Clients Today HERE: https://www.thrivetimeshow.com/testimonials/