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Steal the Show with Michael Port
58 minutes | a year ago
140 How Danny Iny Pivoted from Hosting an In-Person Event to a Profitable Virtual Event
Three weeks before the annual LIFT event, Danny Iny had to make a decision: cancel because of growing coronavirus concerns or keep moving forward. He did a little bit of both, which wound up being a million dollar choice. Read more at https://stealtheshow.com/podcast/140-how-danny-iny-pivoted-from-hosting-an-in-person-event-to-a-profitable-virtual-event/.
52 minutes | a year ago
139 Profit First Innovator Mike Michalowicz on Entrepreneurship Simplified in Uncertain Times
Welcome to our first recording since social distancing. And if there’s any message we’d want to hug, it’s the words of Mike Michalowicz. From micro- to macro-crises, we cover how to prep your business when the economy is not on your side. This episode is as fun as riding an electric bike indoors. Read more at https://stealtheshow.com/podcast/139-profit-first-innovator-mike-michalowicz-on-entrepreneurship-simplified-in-uncertain-times/.
53 minutes | a year ago
138 Duct Tape Marketer John Jantsch on Becoming a Self-Reliant Entrepreneur
Did you know that 19th century thinkers hold the secrets for today’s successful entrepreneurs? We’re talking about the practices and philosophies that help entrepreneurs become self-reliant. John Jantsch is a marketing consultant, speaker, and author of Duct Tape Marketing, The Referral Engine, Duct Tape Selling, The Commitment Engine, and SEO for Growth. His newest work, The Self-Reliant Entrepreneur: 366 Daily Meditations to Feed Your Soul and Grow Your Business challenges entrepreneurs to be fiercely self-reliant while chasing their own version of success. He is a podcasting pioneer who has interviewed thousands of guests and appeared as a guest hundreds of times. Stay tuned after this podcast for our latest Alumni Highlight. In this episode, we’ll hear from an HPS alum who started a business and a TV network after taking the world by storm with a new stage name. Read more at https://StealtheShow.com/podcast/138-duct-tape-marketer-john-jantsch-on-becoming-a-self-reliant-entrepreneur/
35 minutes | a year ago
137 Terrible, Thanks for Asking Podcast Host Nora McInerny on Bringing Emotional Truths to Difficult Topics
On today’s episode of Steal the Show, we’re talking about how to share emotional topics on stage so that you and the audience both feel safe. Nora McInerny is the best-selling author of the best-selling books, It’s Okay to Laugh (Crying is Cool Too) and No Happy Endings, as well as The Hot Young Widows Club. She hosts the award-winning podcast Terrible, Thanks for Asking, and presented on the TED mainstage. The founder of the non-profit Still Kickin, Nora contributes to Time, Slate, and Vox. Nora is a master storyteller known for her dedication to bringing heart and levity to the difficult and uncomfortable conversations most of us try to avoid. Read more at https://StealtheShow.com/podcast/137-terrible-thanks-for-asking-podcast-host-nora-mcinerny-on-bringing-emotional-truths-to-difficult-topics/
62 minutes | a year ago
136 Founding NY Times Branded Content Editor Melanie Deziel on Pumping Content Fuel to Your Speeches
On today’s episode of Steal the Show, we’re talking about using the tenets of journalism to produce good content for the stage. Melanie Deziel is the founder of StoryFuel, which teaches marketers, publishers, creators and companies of all sizes how to tell better brand stories. She’s a keynote speaker, author, award-winning branded content creator, and lifelong storyteller who is on a mission to share the power of compelling and credible content with others. Her new book is The Content Fuel Framework: How to Generate Unlimited Story Ideas. Read more at https://stealtheshow.com/podcast/136-melanie-deziel-founding-nyt-branded-content-editor-on-pumping-content-fuel-to-your-speeches/
67 minutes | a year ago
135 Stephan Spencer SEO Expert on What it Takes to Make a Top-Ranking Speaker Site
On today’s episode of Steal the Show, we’re talking about using search engine optimization (SEO) to drive conference organizers and meeting planners to your speaker website. Stephan Spencer is an SEO expert and bestselling author of three books: The Art of SEO, Social eCommerce, and Google Power Search. He has optimized the websites of some of the biggest brands in the world, including Chanel, Sony, Volvo, and Zappos. He founded the marketing agency Netconcepts, which was acquired in 2010 and now remains a part of a multi-billion dollar ad agency conglomerate. Stephan hosts two popular podcasts: Get Yourself Optimized and Marketing Speak. Read more at https://stealtheshow.com/podcast/134-grant-baldwin-speaking-college-circuit/
54 minutes | a year ago
134 Grant Baldwin on Speaking on the College Circuit
On today’s episode of Steal the Show, we dive into launching a successful speaking career at schools and universities and beyond. Grant Baldwin is the founder of The Speaker Lab, a training company that helps public speakers learn how to find and book speaking gigs. He has delivered nearly one thousand presentations to more than 500,000 people in 47 states and has keynoted events for audiences as large as 13,000. His newest book (co-authored with Jeff Goins) is The Successful Speaker: Five Steps for Booking Gigs, Getting Paid, and Building Your Platform. Read more at https://stealtheshow.com/podcast/134-grant-baldwin-speaking-college-circuit/.
54 minutes | a year ago
133 Sally Hogshead’s Top-Notch Tips to Fascinate Any Audience
On today’s episode of Steal the Show, we’re talking about what it takes to transform from a good speaker to a fascinating one who stands out from the crowd. At just 24, Sally Hogshead was the most-awarded advertising copywriter in the United States. Since then, she has been inducted into the National Speakers Association’s Speaker Hall of Fame and has published New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling books. The creator of the Fascination Advantage®, the first communication assessment that measures how others perceive you, Sally’s latest book is FASCINATE: How to Make Your Brand Impossible to Resist. Read more at https://stealtheshow.com/podcast/133-sally-hogsheads-top-notch-tips-fascinate-audience/.
71 minutes | a year ago
132 Steve Drum on Performing in High Stakes Situations
On today’s episode of Steal the Show, we’re talking about how to rely on your training on stage and off. Steve Drum is a retired Navy SEAL Master Chief, recently retiring from a 27-year career of, he says, “jumping out of planes and kicking in doors.” He helped develop a “Warrior Toughness” training program for the U.S. Navy, ultimately changing the way the military branch prepares young sailors and offices for the acute stress of intense combat operations. A two-time Heroic Public Speaking GRAD alum, he is launching his speaking career to share what he’s learned about handling stress in high-stakes situations. Read more at https://stealtheshow.com/podcast/132-steve-drum-performing-high-stakes-situations/.
65 minutes | a year ago
131 Rohit Bhargava on “Non-Obvious” Ways to Become a Better Speaker
On today’s episode of Steal the Show, we’re talking about “non-obvious” ways to provide more value to meeting planners and organizers, as well as audiences and fans. Rohit Bhargava is the founder and Chief Trend Curator for the Non-Obvious Company and the bestselling author of six books. His latest book, for the new decade, is Non-Obvious Megatrends. He is widely considered one of the most entertaining and original keynote speakers on business trends and marketing in the world. Read more at https://stealtheshow.com/podcast/131-rohit-bhargava-non-obvious-ways-become-better-speaker/.
75 minutes | a year ago
130 Dorie Clark on Reinventing Yourself
On today’s episode of Steal the Show, we’re talking about reinventing yourself as a speaker, author, and thought leader. Dorie Clark is a self-reinvention and branding expert and the author of Entrepreneurial You, Reinventing You and the Washington Post bestseller and Forbes Top 10 Business Book of the Year, Stand Out. She delivers dozens of keynotes per year and has appeared on the TEDx stage three times. Named on the 2019 Thinkers50 list, which identifies leading management thinkers, Dorie shares her secrets for reinventing yourself in business and in life. Read more at https://stealtheshow.com/podcast/130-dorie-clark-reinventing/.
75 minutes | a year ago
129 David Meerman Scott on How to Turn Audience Members into Raving Fans
On today’s episode of Steal the Show, we’re talking about the neuroscience of fandom and how speakers can use it to connect with audiences and build a following. David Meerman Scott is the author of The New Rules of Marketing and PR, with more than 400,000 copies sold in English and available in 29 languages. His newest book, Fanocracy, co-written with his daughter Reiko, is about turning fans into customers and customers into fans. Read more at https://stealtheshow.com/podcast/129-david-meerman-scott-turn-audience-members-raving-fans/.
66 minutes | a year ago
128 Ann Handley on Serving Your Audience Through Better Storytelling
On today’s episode of Steal the Show, we’re talking about using the tricks of the journalism trade for producing better storytelling online and on stage. Ann Handley is a digital marketing pioneer and the author of the Wall Street Journal bestselling book Everybody Writes and Content Rules. Named by IBM as one of the seven people shaping modern marketing, she has more than 400,000 LinkedIn followers. Read more at https://stealtheshow.com/podcast/128-ann-handley-serving-audience-better-storytelling/.
47 minutes | a year ago
055 Unlock Erotic Intelligence in the Bedroom and the Boardroom with Esther Perel
Want to learn how to unlock erotic intelligence in the bedroom and the boardroom? Listen in as I interview Esther Perel, who is an author and a couples therapist. She has been recognized as one of the world's most original and insightful thinkers about couples, sexuality, and the peculiar paradoxes found in modern marriage. Esther Perel wrote her first groundbreaking book called, "Mating in Captivity," which introduced Americans to the inherent conflict between emotionally safe but boring intimacy, and thrilling but potentially risky eroticism, love, and lust. In 2017, she released her new book, "The State of Affairs: Cheating in the Age of Transparency.” Read more at https://stealtheshow.com/podcast/unlock-erotic-intelligence-esther-perel/.
54 minutes | a year ago
127 Alan Stein on How a Sports Mindset Can Up-Level Your Speaking Career
On today’s episode of Steal the Show, we’re talking about raising your speaking game using sports performance principles. Alan Stein, Jr. worked as a performance coach for some of the highest-performing athletes on the planet, including NBA superstar Kevin Durant. He shows us how the lessons he taught top athletes can bring out the best in any performance. Read more at https://stealtheshow.com/podcast/127-alan-stein-sports-mindset-can-level-speaking-career/.
71 minutes | a year ago
126 Scott Stratten on Harnessing Your Personality for Fun and Profit
On today’s episode of Steal the Show, we’re talking about crafting a speaking career that suits your personality and life goals. Scott Stratten co-founded UnMarketing and co-hosts the UnPodcast with his wife and business partner, Alison Stratten. Together, they’ve published five bestselling business books and recently released, The Jackass Whisperer: How to Deal with the Worst People at Work, at Home and Online—Even When the Jackass is You. He shares what he’s learned from delivering upwards of 70 speeches a year. Read more at https://stealtheshow.com/podcast/126-scott-stratten-harnessing-personality-fun-profit/
34 minutes | a year ago
125 Simon T. Bailey on Quitting your Full-Time Job to be a Pro Speaker
On today’s episode of Steal the Show, we’re talking about the value that speakers bring to the stage...and beyond. Simon T. Bailey is an author and the leader of the SPARK Movement whose purpose is to ignite sustainable transformation in people, systems, and nations. A former Sales Director for the Disney Institute, he shares his secrets for giving audiences not just what they want, but what they need. Read more at https://stealtheshow.com/podcast/125-simon-t-bailey-quitting-full-time-job-pro-speaker/
50 minutes | a year ago
124 Giovanni Marsico on Building Your Tribe
On today’s episode of Steal the Show, we’re talking about building a community of raving fans. Giovanni Marsico is the founder of the Archangel Summit, an annual gathering of mission-driven entrepreneurs, leaders, and professionals who want to do well by doing good. He shares with us his vision for creating transformational experiences on stage and behind the scenes. Read more at https://stealtheshow.com/podcast/124-giovanni-marsico-building-tribe/.
63 minutes | a year ago
123 Drew Tarvin on Selling a Topic No One's Searching For
On today’s episode of Steal the Show, we’re talking about adding humor to our speeches and our lives. Drew Tarvin, the world’s first Humor Engineer, with more than 5 million views of his TEDx talk, the “Skill of Humor,” shows us how to infuse the funny into our content and keep on improving despite the haters and the hecklers. Read more at https://stealtheshow.com/podcast/123-drew-tarvin-selling-topic-no-ones-searching/
75 minutes | 2 years ago
122 Phil Jones on Getting the Gigs You Want
With nearly 120 keynotes and workshops a year, Phil M. Jones is one of the busiest public speakers on the circuit. The author of an award-winning business trilogy that started with Exactly What to Say, Phil’s mastered the art of the speaking business by constantly striving to be better and aim higher. Plus, he finds sales fun. He believes that every speaker can find room for play in their sales, content development, and business-building. It starts with asking the right questions and giving yourself permission to grow. Read more at https://stealtheshow.com/podcast/122-phil-jones-getting-gigs-want/.
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