Imagine listening to a bunch of technical jargon and you have no clue what he or she is talking about. It's because, as humans, we react to things on an emotional level. This is why Pixar movies work so well, it’s all because of their exceptional stories. Join your host John Livesay and his guest Karl Pontau as they unravel the power of storytelling and how you can sell products with it. Karl is the founder of Squash and Stretch Productions. He helps companies attract and maintain clients by the use of storytelling. Listen to the conversation to know how our brains work and why we resonate with personal stories. Learn how to catch your market's interest with animation and storytelling today.
There is an art and science to being a magnetic human. John Livesay's guest in this episode is Virginia Muzquiz, known as the "Referral Diva" and the Founder of Master Connector. Virginia talks with John about how you can influence without being manipulative. The key is empathy, which is the secret to quality referral partnerships and friendships. The sustainable method of referrals and connection is creating a team. You'll need affiliates, ambassadors, and advocates who work on your behalf because they like who you are. If you want more tips on how to be magnetic, this episode’s for you. Tune in!
Accessing untapped potential is difficult because you don’t know what you’re capable of. The only way to find out is by challenging yourself. Lynn Thomas, CEO of Thomas Consulting, joins John Livesay to discuss how you can uncover areas for growth and development. She started as a tax attorney, but that did not stop her from transitioning careers and exploring opportunities, finding what truly works for her. She highlights the importance of emotional intelligence in facilitating your growth to becoming your peak self. The possibilities are endless, and it’s up to you to take the proactive step of coming out of your comfort zone. Find out how you can do that and other advice on dealing with rejection and employee retention.
Many promoted leaders are handed token power that runs out. To be a good leader, you need earned power. The show’s guest today is Alan Utley, MBA, a speaker, trainer, and coach who has shaped his career around helping leaders reach for their goals. Alan discusses with John Livesay that you create earned power when you tap your ability to influence. When you’re good at what you do and stay good at it, you build credibility. Join in the conversation and discover the power of leadership that lies inside you. Tune in and unleash your earned power!