Category: Creativity and Innovation

WARRIOR OF PALLAS ATHENA         

As people we all want two things: Joy and Money. It’s been a stereotype that we have to choose between one or the other. How many times have you seen the cliche of a starving artist on the verge of eviction every month or the businessman who hates his life but has a garage full of Ferraris? The truth is we can have our cake and eat it too. Especially as a Creative Warrior.

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WARRIOR of Reciprocity

Like my TEDx talk, Validation Paradox: Finding Your Best Through Others, in this episode I clarify how working with your ideal customers also brings out your best. By surrounding yourself with people who can see more in you than you can see in yourself, you will rise to unimaginable heights. 
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UNIVERSAL WARRIOR        

Often when people think of branding they think pretty colors and pictures, catchy slogans and jingles, or large marketing departments and resources a solopreneur couldn’t afford. When it comes down to it, branding really is one of the most important things you can do for your business – and you don’t need a big budget for it.

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WARRIOR of Reciprocity

After years of coaching clients through major pivots in their lives and having done more than a fair share of pivots in my own life, this episode will offer you some things to consider. There are several things that are inherent in making a change and pivot in your life. It will be very helpful for you to know what to expect.
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WARRIORS OF PAST EXPERIENCE & DETACHMENT        

Public speaking is people’s #1 greatest fear. But why are we so scared of it? Is it because we’re afraid to be judged by others or is it because we aren’t passionate about the ideas we’re speaking about? When you get in front of an audience and you’re actually passionate about the idea, the fear vanishes. Your desire to spread knowledge and awareness is felt by the audience, neutralizing the fear of judgement.

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WARRIOR of Reciprocity

One of the more important topics in my book, LINGO, is about customer experience (Chapter 9). It’s very important we think about customer service different than we used to. Simply put, we should consider not giving the experience we want our customers to have, but instead, pay more attention to the experience they WANT. Have a listen and get the latest insights about how to be sure your customers have an awesome customer experience.
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CLARITY WARRIOR        

The word “quiz” can conjure up images of stressful days in school, or gimmicky Buzzfeed posts your friends have shared. In reality, quizzes are one of the most powerful marketing tools you can use today. People don’t want to be one of a million, or even one in a million. They want to be THE one in a million. In order to do that, you need to really know them. You need to know their language, their habits, and what they really need.

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WARRIOR of Reciprocity

By traditional definition, lingo means to speak the jargon of a group or individual. It’s important as we continue to discuss lingo and the lessons taught in my book, LINGO, that you understand how I define it. I define lingo as understanding someone’s essence. Ironically, to speak someone’s lingo is more about the unspoken word. It’s creating the energetic connection that you get each other and are speaking the same language. Yes, the words and jargon are important. But only after you “get” them.
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BEN FRANKLIN WARRIOR        

Perception is everything in business. You want people to be able to look at you and your brand, and feel a connection. When a customer feels they know you, what you stand for, and even who you are on a personal level, they will want to be loyal to you. It’s often times scary for us to put ourselves out there. As business owners we want to hide behind our business name.

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WARRIOR of Reciprocity

When you think about your business as building a community and not just a business, it ups the game about how you think about the people who are going to provide for your business and your life. You will treat them as you would treat your friends and peers; as if you were going to meet each person face to face and make it a personal experience. I also provide some tips on how this can affect your email practices and how to create brand bonding.
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