Podcast

#19: Starting a Podcast and Why You Should Do it for Your Business

What would it be like if you could get in front of hundreds, maybe even thousands of your ideal potential clients every week? That would be worth something to you, right?That’s exactly what went through my mind when I thought about starting a podcast. It was also this huge opportunity to talk about what I love and connect with my existing clients.I’ve had a LOT of questions around podcasting. A number of them have been to do with how you can …

#18: 4 Powerful Time Management Techniques You Never Heard Of

When it comes to time management techniques, there’s a lot of things you’ll hear about again and again. I knew sooner or later it was inevitable I’d be talking about this subject, but up until now, I’ve resisted.The last thing I wanted to do is churn out yet another those articles about making lists and prioritising your tasks. Not that there’s anything wrong with that advice. It’s more that its been said and done so many times. It’s also only …

#17: How to Achieve Anything with Will Polston

Author and speaker, Jim Rohn once said, “Goals: There is no telling what you can do when you get inspired by them. There is no telling what you can do when you believe in them. There is no telling what will happen when you act upon them.”Time and again when I speak with different entrepreneurs, what I find is that they have goals, yet the actions they are taking are not consistent with what they want to achieve.With this thought in …

#16: How to Write and Launch a Book with Karen Williams

They say that there’s a book in everyone. Yet, how many of us actually sit down and write a book?There are lots of reasons to write a book. If you’re an entrepreneur, coach or practitioner, one of the most important reasons​ is to leverage it for your business and generate clients and referrals.On today’s podcast I speak with Karen Williams, a 5 time author and book mentor. Karen reveals some of the things she’s learned along the way of writing …

#15: Building Your Tribe with Jeff Spires

Consciousness changes a lot of things. Back when I was in the corporate world I took my work relationships and contacts for granted. While I appreciated the many talented people I worked with, I wish I’d worked harder to remain in contact. Instead, I went from job to job, living in the moment. Not thinking about the long-term consequences of falling out of touch.What I went on to learn is that your ability to have and grow a business depends …

#14: Taking the Guesswork Out of Following up on Leads

Spending time following up with and nurturing the right contacts is a key factor in generating sales in any business. Yet too many entrepreneurs leave this to chance.While we tend to associate lead scoring system with direct sales teams, implementing such a system in your business can be a smart thing to do. Even solopreneurs benefit.One of the major reasons why most entrepreneurs don’t develop such a system is that they simply don’t know how. But creating a lead scoring system …

#13: How to Rock Instagram Like a Pro with Julie Maloney

Want to know how to get over 900 highly engaged Instagram followers every single month? No, it doesn’t involve buying followers. Forget that. Followers that you buy never engage with you. It’s a pure vanity thing. They almost never convert to paying clients.Never pay for social media followers. It's pure vanity and they almost never convert to clients. Click To TweetWhat you want is for people not just to follow you, but also like, comment share and ENGAGE with your content. That means …

#12: Getting the Lowdown on Inbound Marketing

Sales and marketing is an ever changing landscape. What worked well a few years ago often doesn’t work nearly as well today. This could not be more true for activities we broadly consider traditional marketing. This includes cold calling, emailing strangers and door to door leaflet drops, to name just a few.The problem is that traditional marketing is interruption based. You might for example, be watching your favourite TV programme. It seems the moment you’ve become absorbed in your episode, everything stops and …

#11: Developing a Winning Mindset with Gary Price

I was really excited to get Gary Price on the show today. Not only is Gary my first guest on the Get Real About Business Podcast, but Gary is also a really interesting guy.Why have Gary on the show?I met Gary a little while back at a networking event and he has a really captivating personality. After a few minutes of sitting with him, Gary was telling me stories and making me laugh.But most interesting was his life story and …

#10: Complete Guide to Starting Your Own Networking Event

It’s funny how a lot of people question things but rarely think about what they can do to change it for the better. Scratch that. Maybe they do. They just don’t do much to change things.Back when I was setting up my business I bought a book on marketing. It was Dee Blick’s book, Powerful Marketing on a Shoestring Budget. One piece of advice that I took from that was to join a networking group. Dee recommended BNI (Business Networking …

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