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61 minutes | a day ago
Catherine Cantey, How to Build Influence and Professional Authority - InnovaBuzz 418
In this episode, I’m really excited to have as my guest, Catherine Cantey, a tenacious connector and recovering banker. She is a leadership coach helping high potential managers turn into senior leaders. Her sales program, for business-to-business selling, is creating exceptional results. 18 months ago, Catherine retired from corporate banking. She was traveling 60% of the time, spending time with the C-suite and helping others grow their business. She took calculated risks that led her to transition from corporate to self-employment. Today, she provides leadership coaching, training around messaging and use of LinkedIn and strategic planning. In our discussion, Catherine talked to me about: Using reflection to know when you are ready for change Creating small wins that form the foundation of sustainable change How to add value to others by "teaching them to breathe" Listen to the podcast to learn more. Show Notes and Blog The PodcastsSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
54 minutes | 4 days ago
Ramon Ray, What It Takes to Be a Celebrity CEO - InnovaBuzz 417
In this episode, I’m really excited to have as my guest, Ramon Ray, an in-demand global keynote speaker, entrepreneur, best-selling author, and event producer and host. He's the founder of Smart Hustle Media, which inspires and educates small business owners. Ramon started four small companies and sold two of them. "Celebrity CEO", Ramon's fourth book, is about building a community and personal brand. He's been invited to testify at the United States Congress, and invited to speak at the White House. Over his extensive career, Ramon has written thousands of articles, spoken to thousands of business owners and impacted hundreds of thousands of small business owners and entrepreneurs to help their businesses thrive. In our discussion, Ramon talked to me about: The Celebrity CEO Concept - beginning with a smile The power of Human Connections How to be magnetic and earn attention Listen to the podcast to learn more. Show Notes and Blog The PodcastsSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
62 minutes | 8 days ago
Cydelle Stewart, How to Simplify, Sexify, and Systemise Your Business - InnovaBuzz 416
In this episode, I’m really excited to have as my guest, Cydelle Stewart, a Business Operations Architect, Virtual Assistant Mentor, Founder of VA Agency Onit! Communications, and a self-titled PosAbility Ambassador. She makes it posAble for Online Coaches, Consultants and Experts to get Slick, Sexy & Systemised™ so they can delight clients, increase their impact and make more money focusing on the work that lights them up. Process-driven and passionate about excellence, Cydelle simplifies and transforms the back-office and online customer journey for her clients, elevating their businesses from successful to exceptional. Clients describe her work as “efficient, essential, transformational, innovative and futuristic.” citing her as “revolutionising the way” that they do business. Having begun her career in the corporate world of Executive Office Support and Operations some 27 years ago, ahead of spending the last 11 running her VA business, Cydelle has a small team, an end-to-end overview of what makes a virtual office run to optimum efficiency, and a wealth of experience that gives her the insight required to set her clients up for success in ways that enable them to enjoy balance over burn-out. In our discussion, Cydelle talked to me about: Why your first hire shouldn't be a Virtual Assistant (VA) and who you should hire instead The VA mindset and heartset Creating client delight Listen to the podcast to learn more. Show Notes and Blog The PodcastsSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
73 minutes | 11 days ago
Daphne Gray-Grant, How to Build a Happier and Healthier Writing Habit - InnovaBuzz 415
Daphne Gray-Grant. Daphne grew up in the newspaper business. Her parents owned a struggling weekly where she worked from the age of 16, even while completing an honours degree in political science at the University of B.C. Eventually, she left the family business to become a senior editor at a major metropolitan daily — The Vancouver Sun — where she worked for 10 years. After the birth of her triplet children in 1994, Daphne became a communications consultant, and writing and editing coach. She is the author of 8 1/2 Steps to Writing Faster, Better and Your Happy First Draft. She has been blogging since 2006 and hosting a YouTube channel since 2017. She strongly believes that the main reason many people can’t write and can’t write quickly is that the school system hasn’t given them the simple tools to do it. Her popular and free weekly newsletter, Power Writing, goes to thousands of readers around the world every Tuesday morning. In our discussion, Daphne talked to me about: How to build a happier and healthier writing habit by starting small Why it's important to separate the writing from the editing and also take a break in between these activities The value of asking questions Listen to the podcast to learn more. Show Notes and Blog The PodcastsSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
83 minutes | 15 days ago
Bruce Craven, Leadership Secrets from Game of Thrones - InnovaBuzz 414
Bruce Craven, a writer, public speaker, and educator, with over thirty years of experience in executive education. He is a Partner at Craven Leadership and an Associate Adjunct Professor at Columbia Business School where he teaches his popular MBA/EMBA elective "Leadership Through Fiction". His leadership book - Win or Die: Leadership Secrets from Game of Thrones -- was published in 2019. He has also written a poetry collection – Buena Suerte in Red Glitter and his new novel, Sweet Ride, will be published in 2021. In our discussion, Bruce talked to me about: What lessons there are in fictional stories for leadership The importance of empathy in leadership How our values affect our leadership and how to elicit our values Listen to the podcast to learn more. Show Notes and Blog The PodcastsSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
79 minutes | 17 days ago
Brian Burkhart, The Power of Embracing Your Core Beliefs - InnovaBuzz 413
Brian Burkhart. Brian believes in Elevating People and he does that by making waves. He’s the founder and Chief Word Guy at SquarePlanet Presentations & Strategy, a corporate communications company that was recently named to Inc. Magazine’s Fastest-Growing Companies list. Brian is also the author of the Amazon best-selling book, “Stand for Something: the Power of Building a Brand People Authentically Love.” He is also the host of the SquareStories podcast, a bi-monthly exposé of the most fascinating people in business today. In addition to his extensive corporate client base, Brian reserves time for academic work. He enjoyed six years as an adjunct lecturer at Northwestern University’s prestigious Farley Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Today, he is a coach to Arizona State University teams competing for investment capital from Schmidt Ventures, offered by former Google CEO Eric Schmidt and a member of the Forbes Business Council. A former Disney cast member as well as the host of The Hot Hamburger, a corporate game show produced by McDonald’s famous training entity ‘Hamburger University, Brian has traveled to 48 countries and counting studied the human condition, and believes deeply in the power of love over hate. In our discussion, Brian talked to me about: Why it's important to be clear about what you stand for - your core beliefs How to discover your core beliefs and use them in your marketing, hiring and job-seeking How your core beliefs help you connect deeply with your dream clients Listen to the podcast to learn more. Show Notes and Blog The PodcastsSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
45 minutes | 19 days ago
Eman Zabi, Exploring the Terrain: The Best Courses for Entrepreneurs by Entrepreneurs - InnovaBuzz 412
In this episode, I’m really excited to have as my guest, Eman Zabi, a launch copywriter and founder of the Scribesmith as well as founder of Terrain. Eman started her career writing about climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, which then led to work as an outdoor copywriter before her love of research led her to work primarily in the launch space, as a copywriter. Eman spent a lot of money on online courses to advance her skills and found that the most popular courses aren’t necessarily the ones that provide the best content. They’re just the ones with the best marketing team. This means course creators with great content aren’t able to get in front of the right audiences, and course takers get duped by misleading marketing. So, she started Terrain, a couse platform with curated courses for Entrepreneurs. In our discussion, Eman talked to me about: The problems with most online courses and why less than 10% of people complete courses they buy - What makes Terrain different as a course platform - making it frictionless to take courses, complete courses and take action as a result How to get engagement on courses, through challenges, collaborative spaces, goals and reminders and notes areas with the course Listen to the podcast to learn more. Show Notes and Blog The PodcastsSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
60 minutes | 22 days ago
Rusty Gaillard, How to Achieve Success That Matters Most to You - InnovaBuzz 411
In this episode, I’m really excited to have as my guest, Rusty Gaillard, a speaker, career coach, and life coach, who helps others achieve more freedom and balance in life. A Stanford MBA and successful leader at Apple for over 13 years, Rusty is a certified as a Life Mastery Consultant. Having navigated many of his own life transitions - promotion, demotion, starting a business, divorce, parenthood, Rusty has learned that how we react to life’s events matters more than the event itself. He believes that each of us is far more powerful than any circumstance we are in. By connecting with our unique strengths, we can grow in any experience and find the freedom to live our best life. In our discussion, Rusty talked to me about: Having courage to embrace our vision and that courage is taking action in the space of fear How we can use the 15% more challenge Trusting our unique strengths and connecting them to our vision and values Listen to the podcast to learn more. Show Notes and Blog The PodcastsSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
68 minutes | 24 days ago
Oleg Lougheed, How to Overcome the Odds and Lead from Within - InnovaBuzz 410
In this episode, I’m really excited to have as my guest, Oleg Lougheed, founder of Overcoming Odds. Oleg’s start in life was inauspicious. At 9 years old, he relinquished his parents' rights and entered a Russian orphanage at his choosing. At 12 years old, he decided to be adopted into a new family, in a new country, halfway across the world, to start a new life. At 24 years old, he began his journey of helping others live the life they have always dreamed of, despite their hardships and misfortunes by allowing them to recognize the uniqueness and worth within their own story. In our discussion, Oleg talked to me about: The power of recognising and acknowledging problems as a first step to solving them The courage to ask for help - people need people and people help people! Leading from within. Listen to the podcast to learn more. Show Notes and Blog The PodcastsSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
61 minutes | a month ago
Alyea Sandovar, The Art and Science of Gamification in Business - InnovaBuzz 409
In this episode, I’m really excited to have as my guest, Alyea Sandovar, a gamification and play consultant at Tint Hue. She helps established business owners create deeper engagement for their online programs and turn clients into raving fans through gamification. She is also the co-founder of the Playful Creative Summit. A free summit dedicated to adding more play and creativity to the world which launches every year in April. In our discussion, Alyea talked to me about: How gamification is more than just leaderboards, points and badges Gamification brings together behavioural science, art, and design Proper way to do leaderboards Listen to the podcast to learn more. Show Notes and Blog The PodcastsSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
57 minutes | a month ago
Veronica Shannon, How to Turn Your Passion Into a Sustainable and Innovative Business - InnovaBuzz 408
In this episode, I’m really excited to have as my guest, Veronica Shannon, a lawyer, entrepreneur, published author and sustainability leader. She founded retub, the premium reusable takeaway food container that has a built-in container exchange program and other businesses that have purpose and innovation at their heart. In our discussion, Veronica talked to me about: what drove her to start retub and how she tested and refined the idea how she engaged all stakeholders, not just customers, in the development of the product the importance of feedback and learning from that feedback Listen to the podcast to learn more. Show Notes and Blog The PodcastsSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
84 minutes | a month ago
Eric Rogell, The Hero's Journey in Leadership - InnovaBuzz 407
In this episode, I’m really excited to have as my guest, Eric Rogell, a speaker and storyteller, the host of the “Warriors, Lovers, Kings, and Heroes” podcast, producer of The Complete Man Summit, a bestselling author, and a mentor creating bold, inspirational leaders who want to ignite motivation, vision, and purpose in their teams and their lives. Eric has interviewed hundreds of men - from celebrities, to athletes, to entrepreneurs, to military vets, diving deep into their stories of what made them the men and leaders they are today. He has made it his mission to get you the tools, tips, strategies, and intel you need to be the best leader you can be, to step into your greatness as a leader, partner, and parent. And to teach you how to create other strong leaders. In our discussion, Jamie talked to me about: The 4 Archetypes we all live during our Hero’s Journey (Warrior, Lover, King/Queen, Hero), and how to embody each of these deliberately to be more effective, respected, and successful as a leader The formula for wording directives and instructions so your team is inspired and motivated, and gets the job done What we learn about people, knowing their favourite super-hero Listen to the podcast to learn more. Show Notes and Blog The PodcastsSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
79 minutes | a month ago
Jonathan Callinan, How to Build a Successful Membership Business - InnovaBuzz 406
In this episode, I’m really excited to have as my guest, Jonathan Callinan of Online Business Accelerator, an Auckland-based marketing company dedicated to helping entrepreneurs and business owners rapidly grow their businesses through the power of online marketing. He is also founder of Course Commander, an all-inclusive website, landing page, and course builder to save coaches, consultants, authors, and infopreneurs time and remove the typical tech-aches from creating and delivering courses, programs, and memberships. Jonathan is a serial entrepreneur, marketer, and big subscription advocate; having generated over 7 figures for both himself and his clients from membership models across various niches, including the natural health and digital marketing spaces. In our discussion, Jonathan talked to me about: Intent-based marketing that is heart-centered and focused on customer lifetime value The subscription economy and how to provide value with a subscription model The power of community Listen to the podcast to learn more. Show Notes and Blog The PodcastsSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
58 minutes | a month ago
Jamie Watson, How Mission-Driven Entrepreneurs Solve Critical Challenges - InnovaBuzz 405
In this episode, I’m really excited to have as my guest, Jamie Watson, the Founding Director of the Common Mission Project Australia. Prior to joining the Common Mission Project, Jamie spent more than 30 years working with the Defence Department in Australia. As an operator and a researcher, Jamie has gained unique insights into the application of novel solutions to complex problems. Having held strategic Defence science liaison roles within Australia and the United States, he has extensive experience in translating problem statements into research and development activities. Jamie is an experienced innovation instructor, coach, and mentor. He is driven by an insatiable appetite to deliver meaningful outcomes to beneficiaries. He holds tertiary qualifications in Maritime Engineering, Technology, and Urban Planning. In our discussion, Jamie talked to me about: Bringing together university students, government sponsors and lean methodology to solve big problems The importance of getting cross-disciplinary inputs to solving problems Drilling down to the real problem - beyond the presenting symptoms Listen to the podcast to learn more. Show Notes and Blog The PodcastsSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
67 minutes | a month ago
Roxanne Kaufman-Elliott, How to Build a Culture of Leadership That Drives Excellence - InnovaBuzz 404
In this episode, I’m really excited to have as my guest, Roxanne Kaufman-Elliott, Founder and President of ProLaureate. She helps individuals, teams, organizations, and companies, to inspire, ignite, and impact effective, authentic, genuine leadership. This builds cultures of leadership that drive excellence, meet and exceed goals, and drive innovation, creativity, and success. Roxanne is a highly respected and sought-after keynote speaker and published author and an award-winning business/marketing strategist. She brings over 30 years of national and international corporate experience to her clients that range from privately held businesses to corporations in a wide range of industries. In our discussion, Roxanne talked to me about: Discovering the best parts of yourself, expressing yourself clearly, and connecting genuinely The core traits of leadership Paying attention to the 3 critical aspects of being human - mind, heart, and body Listen to the podcast to learn more. Show Notes and Blog The PodcastsSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
65 minutes | a month ago
Nia Lee, How to Create Consistent, Unique, and On-Brand Video Content - InnovaBuzz 403
In this episode, I’m really excited to have as my guest, Nia Lee, a public relations, content marketing, and video strategist with over 10,000+ video views on social media. She assists women entrepreneurs in creating consistent, unique & on-brand content for their brand’s social media. Nia is the CEO and Founder of Socialee Media Agency. As a Public Relations Major with an Honours BA in Media Studies and a diploma in Media Communications, she began Socialee Media Agency to merge her love and experience working for outstanding brands along with her education of communications and relationship building, especially when it comes to her community within the Socialee Savvy Membership. In our discussion, Nia talked to me about: How to be engaging and fully present on camera/video Why consistency is so important in content creation and particularly in video The benefits of building a membership community Listen to the podcast to learn more. Show Notes and Blog The PodcastsSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
71 minutes | a month ago
Dr Deborah Gilboa, How to Strengthen Your Resilience When Things Get Tough - InnovaBuzz 402
In this episode, I’m really excited to have as my guest, resilience expert Dr. Deborah Gilboa, aka “Dr. G”, who works with families, organizations, and businesses to identify the mindset and strategies to turn stress to an advantage. Renowned for her contagious humor, Dr. G works with groups across multiple generations, to rewire their attitudes and beliefs, and create resilience through personal accountability and a completely different approach to adversity. She is a leading media personality seen regularly on TODAY, Good Morning America and The Doctors. She is also featured frequently in the Washington Post, The New York Times, Authority Magazine, and countless other digital and print outlets. She is a board-certified attending family physician and is fluent in American Sign Language. She lives in Pittsburgh with her four boys. In our discussion, Deborah talked to me about: The 8 skills and 8 attributes to develop and enhance, to improve resilience How to reframe "stress" in a way that it can serve us, just like exercise Why empathy is critical for resilience Listen to the podcast to learn more. Show Notes and Blog The PodcastsSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
64 minutes | a month ago
Lynnaire Johnston, Powerful Strategies to Increase Visibility and Engagement on LinkedIn - InnovaBuzz 401
In this episode, I’m really excited to have as my guest, Lynnaire Johnston, the author of Link∙Ability, 4 Powerful Strategies to Maximise Your LinkedIn Success. She is an internationally recognised LinkedIn expert who helps business professionals use LinkedIn to achieve their business goals. Lynnaire is ranked among the Top 20 LinkedIn Experts Asia Pacific by the Social Media Marketing Institute (Australia). She is a LinkedIn trainer, coach and writer, and runs the LinkedIn marketing program, Connect Me. Based in New Zealand, Lynnaire has run her communications company Word Wizard for nearly two decades. In our discussion, Lynnaire talked to me about: Starting with your purpose - why are you on LinkedIn? The importance of engagement - conversations on posts Some features of LinkedIn to use, in order to stand out Listen to the podcast to learn more. Show Notes and Blogs The PodcastsSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
73 minutes | 2 months ago
Aden Nepom, How to Communicate More Effectively to Build Meaningful Relationships - InnovaBuzz 400
In this episode, I’m really excited to have as my guest, Aden Nepom, a TEDx speaker, a Senior Facilitator at On Your Feet Improvisation for Business, President at the Art of Change Skills for Life, and host of The Changed Podcast. This is a milestone episode - number 400. I'm so privileged to speak with so many wonderful people on this show and share the conversations with you. This episode is another fantastically valuable conversation. In addition to her work as a facilitator, keynote speaker and coach, Aden is also an award-winning stage performer! These are also skills which she's shared through teaching and performing around the world, with her exceedingly talented husband. At the Art of Change, Aden is passionate about helping people build a better future instead of a bitter future. Change is inevitable, but progress is not. She serves passionate leaders who want to positively impact their work, teams, and organizations. She helps them develop powerful, flexible, and sometimes fun, communication skills that build massive trust, increase motivation, and increase influence up, down, and sideways. In our discussion, Aden talked to me about: How to have a reasonable conversation with someone (even when you disagree!) Building the muscles of competence and confidence by focusing on your audience and serving them The power of the "tell me more..." question Listen to the podcast to get the full scoop. Show Notes and Blog The PodcastsSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
71 minutes | 2 months ago
Will Leach, How to Use Behavioural Science to Strengthen Your Marketing - InnovaBuzz 399
In this episode, I’m really excited to have as my guest, Will Leach, the world's leading expert on subconscious mindstates and the best-selling author of Marketing to Mindstates: a practical guide to applying behavioral design to research and marketing, and a Behavioral Design instructor at SMU's Cox School of Business BLC and the Texas A&M Human Behavior Lab. Will consults with today's most innovative brands and advertising agencies to increase the effectiveness of their marketing creative through behavioral science. He is also the founder & CEO of TriggerPoint, a behavioral science-based research firm, and The Mindstate Group which helps marketing professionals apply behavioral psychology through subconscious mindstates to design marketing that gets customers to listen, care and act. In our discussion, Will talked to me about: Why an understanding of your ideal customers' emotions and behaviours is critical for good marketing How time and context play a role in buying decisions How to find your one thing, that makes you stand out Listen to the podcast to learn more. Show Notes and Blog The PodcastsSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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