About This Show
Entrepreneurs’ Organization (https://www.eonetwork.org/) proudly presents the EO Podcast designed for all entrepreneurs with a hunger for learning how to better their business and themselves. Some examples of topics and guests include Verne Harnish, author of Mastering the Rockefeller Habits and founder of EO, Joe Polish, direct marketing guru, an Army Ranger on leadership, a Private Equity guy on what it takes to create a business of value, Philip McKernan on finding meaning and happiness… Listen and enjoy!
About the host: Dave Will (www.davidrwill.com) has been a member of Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) for several years. As a founder and having successfully exited a SaaS business, he’s well suited to represent the inquisitive entrepreneurial spirit in these long-form conversations captured on the EO podcast.
Most Recent Episode
Chris Smith on Creating Your Story
5 days ago
Chris Smith - master storyteller, brand expert, and cowboy - sheds light on the importance of living and being your brand and story while maintaing clarity and authenticity. He explains that, as his Texas-native family branded steer, so must we see our brand as an insignia of who we are and what we stand for. Today on the EO Podcast, Chris inspires listeners to distinguish themselves as creators rather than complainers so that we may take the first step towards positive change. Tune-in to learn how Chris discovered the magic of storytelling verus sales pitches, listening versus speaking, and how he can tell a client everything they need to know...in 5-8 minutes. Time Stamped Show Notes: 01:09 – Facebook comment discussion about Chris being the “real-deal” 02:40 – Who is Chris Smith? A cowboy, entrepreneur, speaker, brand expert, story strategist, husband, father of 5 03:15 – Clear speaker, handsome, on-point and focused 03:45 –The Campfire Effect – brand and story 03:56– Discussing how to create a story for company, personal story, origin story that defines who you are and what you are good at 04:20 – Wants to be known for being a powerful creator, person, husband, father 05:25– Creating vs. complaining –perspective shift 06:00 – You can’t do both create and complain 06:45 – As a creator, you see possibilities; as a complainer you lose ability to make positive change 07:05 – He can be critical, but is learning to live in land of “what is” 08:25 – Shrikumar Rao philosophy on being unable to control universe,