Industry Thought Leader Podcast

Annemarie Cross - The Podcasting Queen

The Voice for Entrepreneurs & Small Business

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Where to from here… In this episode of Industry Thought Leader, Annemarie Cross shares where to from here with the podcast, the exciting plans ahead for 2021, and how you can get involved.   LISTEN NOW:  About Annemarie Cross: Dubbed “The Podcasting Queen,” Annemarie is recognized as an industry pioneer, launching her first [...] The post 87: Where to from here… appeared first on The Ambitious Entrepreneur Podcast Network.

Feb 27

30 min 35 sec

Think marketing is a waste of time and money - Think again Think marketing is a waste of time and money? Think again Joining me on today’s show is Steve Mills. Steve is Sales and Marketing Specialist who has spent his entire career helping businesses to make millions. His unique approach to business consulting has [...] The post 86: Think marketing is a waste of time and money – Think again appeared first on The Ambitious Entrepreneur Podcast Network.

Feb 6

37 min 32 sec

Changing landscape of design in today’s time My guest today says, “Trust is a commodity that should be easily given, as trust empowers and motivates people more than anything .” Joining me on today’s show is Rahul Aggarwal. Rahul has co-founded Designhill and created a unique online marketplace to overcome the challenges faced by the [...] The post 85: Changing landscape of design in today’s time appeared first on The Ambitious Entrepreneur Podcast Network.

Jan 23

30 min 32 sec

Using LinkedIn to build your business and brand My guest today says, “Your failures will always open the door to your successes.” Joining me today is Scott Aaron. Scott is a three time best selling Author, speaker, podcaster and LinkedIn Business Coach.     On the show today, Scott is going to share: How to [...] The post 84: Using LinkedIn to build your business and brand appeared first on The Ambitious Entrepreneur Podcast Network.

Jan 14

42 min 14 sec

One simple step to reduce stress My guest today says, “Running from the past only gives you the opportunity to meet up with it in the future.” Joining me on today’s show is Dr Philip Agrios. Philip is an executive performance consultant, speaker and author who helps executives and business owners worldwide to unlock their [...] The post 83: One simple step to reduce stress appeared first on The Ambitious Entrepreneur Podcast Network.

Jan 9

36 min 33 sec

The 7 mindsets of connectors Do you want to increase your influence and impact by becoming a better connector but don’t know how to get started? Todays guest is going to show you how. Joining me on today’s show is Michelle Lederman. Michelle is an accomplished speaker, trainer, coach, and author of four books, including [...] The post 82: The 7 mindsets of connectors appeared first on The Ambitious Entrepreneur Podcast Network.

Dec 2020

30 min 36 sec

Becoming an Industry Leader through the power of press My guest today says: “Businesses come and go - make people believe in YOU!” Joining me today is Victoria Kennedy. Victoria is the CEO of Victorious PR, an agency that gets entrepreneurs and internet marketers into the biggest publications in the world, including IG/FB Verification.   [...] The post 81: Becoming an Industry Leader through the power of press appeared first on The Ambitious Entrepreneur Podcast Network.

Dec 2020

33 min 38 sec

Raising awareness of your thought patterns My guest today says, “It isn’t about feeling on top of the world. It’s about finding relief. It’s about feeling better”. Joining me today is Lou Banks Traditionally, you might call Lou a coach or a facilitator, but she doesn’t do traditional. Lou is a Culture Consultant, founder of [...] The post 80: Raising awareness of your thought patterns appeared first on The Ambitious Entrepreneur Podcast Network.

Dec 2020

38 min 10 sec

Breaking the loop of worry and reducing stress My guest today says: “Unconditional confidence is the simple result of being genuinely comfortable in your own skin. You know your strengths and weaknesses, and not only accept but lovingly offer yourself to the world just as you are, with nothing to hide” Joining me today is [...] The post 79: Breaking the loop of worry and reducing stress appeared first on The Ambitious Entrepreneur Podcast Network.

Nov 2020

33 min 49 sec

Building a personal brand organically My guest today says: “Community is about cultivation not creation. To create a genuine community people need to want to stay and revisit, not just visit and leave.” Joining me today is Ian Moyse. Ian is the EMEA Sales Director at Natterbox, and an industry cloud social influencer on matters [...] The post 78: Building a personal brand organically appeared first on The Ambitious Entrepreneur Podcast Network.

Nov 2020

34 min 19 sec

Bringing out your inner hustler My guest today says, “If Coronavirus does not bring out the hustler in you, you don’t have one”. Joining me today is Marc Jarrett. Marc is a disruptive game-changing virtual power connector. On the show today, Marc is going to share: How to network the right way How to grow [...] The post 77: Bringing out your inner hustler appeared first on The Ambitious Entrepreneur Podcast Network.

Nov 2020

32 min 11 sec

5 productivity hacks to implement today My guest today says, “Less dreaming, more doing”. Joining me today is Chris Bello. Chris is a podcaster and Houston real estate expert, with a passion for productivity and optimizing time! On the show today, Chris is going to share: How to do more with less Overcoming failure without [...] The post 76: 5 productivity hacks to implement today appeared first on The Ambitious Entrepreneur Podcast Network.

Oct 2020

38 min 3 sec

The key thing a leader can do to foster an innovative culture My guest today says, “Leadership is the performing art of getting others to willingly work towards a shared purpose.” Joining me today is Alain Hunkins. Ala helps high achieving people become high achieving leaders.  Over his twenty-year career, Ala has worked with over [...] The post 75: The key thing a leader can do to foster an innovative culture appeared first on The Ambitious Entrepreneur Podcast Network.

Oct 2020

41 min 1 sec

Finding the RIGHT niche market packed with your ideal clients My guest today says, “The more niched you get, the less competition…and you’re the go-to person they think of when they need that particular service.” Joining me today is Susan Friedmann. Susan Friedmann, CSP, niche marketing expert and bestselling author of 17 books, is on [...] The post 74: Finding the RIGHT niche market packed with your ideal clients appeared first on The Ambitious Entrepreneur Podcast Network.

Oct 2020

33 min 22 sec

The 7 benefits of hosting virtual summit for your business Joining me today is Eric Z. Yang. Eric is the founder of Lead Next Gen & a virtual summit expert. Born and raised in Paris, Eric built his first 6-figure business at age 20 by hosting in-person conferences for leaders & entrepreneurs under 30, and [...] The post 73: The 7 benefits of hosting virtual summit for your business appeared first on The Ambitious Entrepreneur Podcast Network.

Sep 2020

58 min 14 sec

Practical Ways to Shift Your Mindset My guest today says, ““The business owners who will get through this pandemic with their businesses intact will not necessarily be the smartest or most strategic - they will be the ones with the highest resilience and who do the hard work to keep a strong mindset." Joining me [...] The post 72: Practical Ways to Shift Your Mindset appeared first on The Ambitious Entrepreneur Podcast Network.

Sep 2020

38 min 15 sec

The secrets to structuring your automated webinar My guest today says “Marketing is the engine that drives your business”. Joining me today is Keith Banfield. Keith is an International Professional speaker specialising in marketing. He is the director and co-founder of two companies and has helped hundreds of business owners to get more leads, more [...] The post 71: The secrets to structuring your automated webinar appeared first on The Ambitious Entrepreneur Podcast Network.

Sep 2020

40 min 56 sec

The #1 mistake female entrepreneurs make in their advertising My guest today says, “Invest the time to discover how your clients talk and what they say, especially to themselves.” Joining me today is Eve John. Known as the 'Half a Billion Dollar Woman' and 'Australia’s Golden Pen', Eve is the copywriter behind the curtains of [...] The post 70: The #1 mistake female entrepreneurs make in their advertising appeared first on The Ambitious Entrepreneur Podcast Network.

Sep 2020

39 min 21 sec

Communicating with Intent to be Understood My guest today says, “KISS – Keep it simple sunshine.” Joining me today is Jean Barr. Jean is a Master Sales Trainer and Master Sales Coach championing productivity, performance and profit for sales professionals and companies alike. Jean has an MBA, Business Management Diploma, Sales Diplomas, Marketing Diploma, Adult [...] The post 69: Communicating with Intent to be Understood appeared first on The Ambitious Entrepreneur Podcast Network.

Aug 2020

36 min 50 sec

Using Mindset to Speak With Power My guest today says, “When you improve on your speaking voice you simultaneously work on your heart and body then will your authenticity becomes present through your message.” Joining me today is Maria Pellicano. Maria is public speaker trainer and communication specialist who helps you communicate with confidence and [...] The post 68: Using Mindset to Speak With Power appeared first on The Ambitious Entrepreneur Podcast Network.

Aug 2020

25 min 20 sec

3 Secrets to having a conveyor belt of qualified prospects My guest today says: “Marketing must be built on transparency, integrity and authenticity.” And, “No more transactions – heart-to-heart marketing is what works.” Joining me today is Terri Levine. Best-selling author, keynote speaker, Terri is a business consultant who guarantees her clients 200% ROI.  She [...] The post 67: 3 Secrets to having a conveyor belt of qualified prospects appeared first on The Ambitious Entrepreneur Podcast Network.

Aug 2020

32 min 42 sec

7 Podcasting with Purpose Principles   Monetising your podcast, based on mainstream media tactics (i.e. sponsorships and advertising) - won’t work. Especially for a start-up podcast, with NO listenership or database. Or when the host hasn’t yet built their reputation and/or presence in his/her space, which was the case with this new podcast host. Listen [...] The post 66: 7 Podcasting with Purpose Principles appeared first on The Ambitious Entrepreneur Podcast Network.

Aug 2020

47 min 28 sec

Best Practice to Operate in New Ways to Pursue and Achieve Goals My guest today says, “A happy, successful life is based on a foundation of loving what you do and who you do it with.” Joining me today is Barry Demp. The 1992 Olympic Games inspired Barry to pursue coaching.  Coaching high integrity motivated [...] The post 65: Best Practice to Operate in New Ways to Pursue and Achieve Goals appeared first on The Ambitious Entrepreneur Podcast Network.

Jul 2020

37 min 21 sec

The IT Factor: How to Own Your Presence The IT Factor: Do you have it? What is it? What does it mean to ‘own your presence?’ And, why is it even relevant to becoming known as a thought leader, a trusted authority in your industry. Well, today’s guest is going to help us unpack all [...] The post 64: The IT Factor: How to Own Your Presence appeared first on The Ambitious Entrepreneur Podcast Network.

Jul 2020

1 hr 22 min

STOP Dimming Your Light to Appease Other People Ever been in a situation where someone’s criticised your approach and told you need to change if you want ANYONE to take you seriously? You’re too loud. You’re too soft. You’re too direct. You’re too talkative. You’re too bossy. You’re [fill in the gap] This show is [...] The post 63: STOP Dimming Your Light to Appease Other People appeared first on The Ambitious Entrepreneur Podcast Network.

Jul 2020

26 min 18 sec

Podcasting vs Live streaming to build your brand Podcasting vs Live streaming to build your brand and your business. Want to build your visibility but don’t know whether starting a podcast or a Live Stream is better? Listen in as Carmen Williams interviews Annemarie Cross as she shares what she has learned over the last [...] The post 61: Podcasting vs Live streaming to build your brand appeared first on The Ambitious Entrepreneur Podcast Network.

Jul 2020

35 min 55 sec

Is your Money Mindset Keeping you Stuck My guest today says, “Show up and be yourself – you are more than good enough, you are brilliant!” Joining me today is Kathleen Ann. Kathleen is an International award winning marketing coach, certified in Money Breakthrough Business Coaching and Sacred Money Archetypes.  A speaker, published author and [...] The post 60: Is your Money Mindset Keeping you Stuck appeared first on The Ambitious Entrepreneur Podcast Network.

Jun 2020

44 min 40 sec

3 Components to Becoming a Trusted Authority Welcome to another episode of Industry Thought Leader Podcast. Want to become known as a 'trusted authority' in your field? According to the latest findings of Edelman Trust Barometer (2020) there's a new way of developing trust. A new model of trust and what trust is built upon. [...] The post 59: 3 Components to Becoming a Trusted Authority appeared first on The Ambitious Entrepreneur Podcast Network.

Jun 2020

32 min 2 sec

Get FAST Results from Facebook My guest today says, “Invest in your ability to successfully DIY”. Joining me today is Chantal Gerardy. After moving from the Gold Coast to South Africa 11 years, ago Chantal used Facebook to grow a successful business.  Chantal has 20 years ‘experience in the health and fitness industry, having managed [...] The post 58: Get FAST Results from Facebook appeared first on The Ambitious Entrepreneur Podcast Network.

Jun 2020

41 min 19 sec

Quiz: Ready to Launch Your Podcast? Welcome to another episode of Industry Thought Leader Podcast. Want to launch a podcast for your service-based business? The first question I’ve often asked is: “Where do I start?” And, people are often surprised when I respond with: “You start with the END IN MIND.” So, before you submit [...] The post 57: Quiz: Ready to Launch Your Podcast? appeared first on The Ambitious Entrepreneur Podcast Network.

Jun 2020

28 min 56 sec

The RIGHT Podcast Strategy starts here Welcome to another episode of Industry Thought Leader Podcast. Are you thinking of launching a podcast for your service-based business? Before you invest in technology – be mindful of the 7 most common podcasting mistakes, which is the reason why many businesses struggle to get their message heard, let [...] The post 56: The RIGHT Podcast Strategy Starts Here appeared first on The Ambitious Entrepreneur Podcast Network.

May 2020

39 min 36 sec

Remaining Positive and Productive in a declining market Welcome to another episode of Industry Thought Leader Podcast. Joining me on today’s show is Anna Osherov and Josie Kearsey. Anna is an event marketing expert, an Eventologist a speaker, facilitator and consultant on How To Master Events For Your Business Growth. Since 2006 she had been [...] The post 55: Remaining Positive and Productive in a declining market appeared first on The Ambitious Entrepreneur Podcast Network.

May 2020

33 min 39 sec

How to achieve more brand loyalty as a team, leader, and organization My guest today says, “Have a “Brand First” mentality with everything you do. That means being intentional about every piece of communication because it will have either a negative or positive impact on your brand.” Joining me today is Skot Waldron Skot’s work [...] The post 54: How to achieve more brand loyalty as a team, leader, and organization appeared first on The Ambitious Entrepreneur Podcast Network.

May 2020

38 min 57 sec

Authentic Follow Up....That Gets More “Yesses” My guest today says: Follow-up is more than just an important part of the sales process... it IS the sales process! Joining me today is Debbie Hoffman. Debbie is a heart based-follow-up expert, speaker and founder of “Power-Up! Your Follow-Up.” She works closely with relationship driven entrepreneurs, coaches and [...] The post 53: Authentic Follow Up….That Gets More “Yesses” appeared first on The Ambitious Entrepreneur Podcast Network.

May 2020

32 min

It’s NOT too late and you’re NEVER too old! My guest today says, “It’s NOT too late and you’re NEVER too old! Joining me today is Pat Mussieux. Pat is a coach, a speaker, an author and TV host - is on a mission to help professional women build an online business in the health [...] The post 52: It’s NOT too late and you’re NEVER too old! appeared first on The Ambitious Entrepreneur Podcast Network.

May 2020

40 min 3 sec

My WORST business failure is the BEST thing that happened to me Welcome to another episode of Industry Thought Leader Podcast. Has your business been negatively impacted by what’s going on in the world today? In 2015, Annemarie experienced her worst business failure and hopes the insights she’s learned over the last 5 years, to [...] The post 51: My WORST business failure is the BEST thing that happened to me appeared first on The Ambitious Entrepreneur Podcast Network.

Apr 2020

30 min 50 sec

Stand Out, Be Heard & Get Paid What You’re Worth Welcome to another episode of Industry Thought Leader Podcast. Today I’m sharing an interview I did with Maii Vu as part of her recent Women Empowerment Summit.   We talked about a lot of things I know will be helpful for you, which is why [...] The post 50: Stand Out, Be Heard & Get Paid What You’re Worth appeared first on The Ambitious Entrepreneur Podcast Network.

Apr 2020

36 min 25 sec

The Shift from Fear-based to Compassion-based Marketing My guest today says: "YOU are the heart of your business and compassion-based marketing is the way forward." Join me on this episode of Industry Thought Leader Podcast is Donna Brown. Donna is a business synergist and speaker. She helps visionaries design and scale businesses that impact millions. Known [...] The post 49: The Shift from Fear-based to Compassion-based Marketing appeared first on The Ambitious Entrepreneur Podcast Network.

Apr 2020

38 min 13 sec

How to Remain Focused (and Calm) During a Crisis Welcome to another episode of Industry Thought Leader Podcast. In today’s episode, Annemarie shares some insights on how to remain focused (and calm) during a crisis. While this situation that we now find ourselves in around the world was caused by different circumstances – the fear [...] The post 48: How to Remain Focused (and Calm) During a Crisis appeared first on The Ambitious Entrepreneur Podcast Network.

Apr 2020

14 min 21 sec

How to Increase Online Clicks & Conversions What Makes People Click & Convert Masterclass with Sue Sutcliffe Smart marketers understand that content marketing is a smart and economical way to create awareness, build credibility and ultimately profits, but if you’re like most, you’re frustrated by how difficult it is to get people to click and [...] The post 47: How to Increase Online Clicks & Conversions appeared first on The Ambitious Entrepreneur Podcast Network.

Mar 2020

51 min 33 sec

How to Build Influence with Clients and Key Stakeholders Are you struggling to win buy-in from your prospective customers and even stakeholders? And, no matter how much content you’re sharing or how many discovery sessions/catch up meetings you hold – they’re just not turning into business or opportunities. I get it! Which is why I [...] The post 46: How to Build Influence with Clients and Key Stakeholders appeared first on The Ambitious Entrepreneur Podcast Network.

Mar 2020

35 min 49 sec

Pricing Your Services for Thought Leaders My guest today says, “Changing your pricing is the fastest way to change the bottom line of your business. It’s not an opinion, it’s an accounting fact.” Joining me today is John Ray – President of Ray Business Advisors. Because pricing is the fastest way to change the profitability [...] The post 45: Pricing Your Services for Thought Leaders appeared first on The Ambitious Entrepreneur Podcast Network.

Mar 2020

32 min 28 sec

How to Build a Stronger Thought Leader Personal Brand My guest today says, “Good leaders develop ideas. Great leaders develop people. The best leaders develop new leaders.” Joining me today is Bobby Umar. Bobby is an inspirational speaker & coach who champions authentic connection and heart-based leadership. An Inc Magazine Top 100 Leadership Speaker, he’s [...] The post 44: How to Build a Stronger Thought Leader Personal Brand appeared first on The Ambitious Entrepreneur Podcast Network.

Mar 2020

35 min 39 sec

Virtual Events: How to Gets Bums on Seats Want to build your reach and reputation as an Authority in your field in 2020 with Virtual Events BUT unsure how to get bums on seats? Someone who knows exactly what to do and has generated incredible results for her clients is Hollie Hoadley, and I've invited [...] The post 43: Virtual Events: How to Gets Bums on Seats appeared first on The Ambitious Entrepreneur Podcast Network.

Feb 2020

1 hr 16 min

Linkedin Video Mastery - Voice Your Vibe My guest today says, “Every single human being on Linkedin has a voice and a story that matters! Share your story!’   Joining me today is Brian Schulman. Known as the Godfather of LinkedIn Video and one of the world’s top video marketing experts, Brian has been on [...] The post 42: Linkedin Video Mastery – Voice Your Vibe appeared first on The Ambitious Entrepreneur Podcast Network.

Feb 2020

35 min 34 sec

Podcasting: Build you Reach, Reputation and Revenue Want to build your reach, your reputation as a sought-after Authority in your field, while build your revenue with your own Thought Leader Podcast? In today’s episode, Annemarie is sharing a replay of Session 1: Common Podcasting Mistakes you’ll want to avoid – if you want to generate [...] The post 41: Podcasting: Build you Reach, Reputation and Revenue appeared first on The Ambitious Entrepreneur Podcast Network.

Feb 2020

1 hr

Never Let Trolls & Critics Stop you from Sharing your Message Has the thought of stepping out and sharing your message in a much bigger way - terrified you? Perhaps you haven’t yet, because of the fear of what people will think and say? And, not just people you know – but people who don’t [...] The post 40: Never Let Trolls & Critics Stop you from Sharing your Message appeared first on The Ambitious Entrepreneur Podcast Network.

Feb 2020

23 min 2 sec

Intrapreneurs: The Future of Business Health, Growth and Longevity My guest today says, “Intrapreneurs are the future of work, the future of talent AND the future of your organization.” Joining me today is Dr Irena Yashin-Shaw Irena has been a thought leader and practitioner in innovation and creativity since before they became the new workplace [...] The post 39: Intrapreneurs: The Future of Business Health, Growth and Longevity appeared first on The Ambitious Entrepreneur Podcast Network.

Jan 2020

41 min 42 sec

Digital You: Personal Branding in the Virtual Age My guest today says, “Personal Branding is not about being famous. It’s about being selectively famous.” Joining me today is William Arruda. William is a motivational speaker and the leading authority on the topic of personal branding. He’s the bestselling author of the definitive books on personal [...] The post 38: Digital You: Personal Branding in the Virtual Age appeared first on The Ambitious Entrepreneur Podcast Network.

Jan 2020

37 min 6 sec

Are you the major Bottleneck in your Business? We’re already a few weeks in to 2020 and I’m a firm believer in how you start the year is important, however what’s even more important when it comes to setting yourself up for success is to ensure YOU don’t become a major bottleneck in your business. [...] The post 37: Are you the major Bottleneck in your Business? appeared first on The Ambitious Entrepreneur Podcast Network.

Jan 2020

31 min 21 sec