Learning from Smart People

Rob Oliver

It's impossible to be an expert on everything. Learning from the experts helps us gain an understanding of how to be better at the tasks we undertake. On "Learning from Smart People" you'll gather knowledge from the people with the expertise!

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Rob Oliver chats with Lesley Hensell about how to become an online retailer in this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast. Lesley is the cofounder of Riverbend Consulting, a company that helps sellers on Amazon and other e-commerce platforms. She has years of experience and a great back story about why she decided to do this. Welcome to the Thanksgiving episode! Here are some of the topics covered as Rob Oliver and Lesley Hensell talk about how to become an online retailer: · Lesley’s backstory of why she got into the online retail business · The art of retail arbitrage · Why it is important to know your numbers (and what numbers to know) · An understanding of FBA (fulfillment by Amazon) · Check out Matt Sulava’s episode · Different options for how to model your online business · You can sell items on Amazon even if you have only 1 of them · How to set up your business from the beginning · Understanding the rules and regulations of Amazon · Differences between Amazon selling and eBay selling · You can sell used items on Amazon but it has to follow their guidelines · The nightmare of writing descriptions for items on eBay · Comparing the fee structure of Amazon and eBay · Utilizing the fee calculators to have a better understanding of profits · Money is made when you buy the item, not when you sell it · The importance of understanding the competitive marketplace · Looking at the tools of the trade · You will not be able to succeed if you don’t know your numbers! · The difference between doing FBA and self-fulfillment · There are different guidelines for different categories, check them out! · Set up your business to fit with your lifestyle · Suggestions for where you can get started easily and inexpensively You can learn more about Lesley Hensell and Riverbend Consulting through their website and social media links: Website: https://riverbendconsulting.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/RiverbendConsul Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RiverbendConsultingLLC/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/riverbendconsulting/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lesleyhensell/ Thanks for listening to the Learning from Smart People Podcast! Please Subscribe, leave a comment and follow us on social media: Twitter: http://twitter.com/LFSPPodcast Instagram: http://instagram.com/LFSPPodcast Facebook: http://facebook.com/LFSPPodcast LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lfsppodcast/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/imroboliver/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbWV_LuUad7ZWuE9j5D9v-w You can also use the “Contact” page on the “Learning from Smart People” website: https://www.learningfromsmartpeople.com

Nov 25

31 min 50 sec

Rob Oliver talks with Scott Ballard about how to use your limitations as advantages on this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast. Scott’s experience as a child with dyslexia in a world that did not understand him or see to accommodate him gives great insight into the stigma, adversity, putdowns and obstacles that each of us face in our lives. The question is, do we believe the lie or do we see the opportunity and potential successes? Here are some of the high points from Rob Oliver and Scott Ballard’s discussion of how to use your limitations as advantages: · Scott’s back story of living with dyslexia as a young person · The negative messaging that came from his first-grade teacher · The fallout of realizing that you are not like the rest of your friends · A novel concept: the teacher coming over for dinner at the beginning and ending of the school year · What happens when you believe the lie about who you are based on other people’s opinions · The great exchange, removing the labels that others apply and choosing the truth · Finding the place where the change happens · Growth and self-identity come in bits and pieces over time · The story of Mr. Bacall and how it changed everything · Why the kid who sees things differently gets what others don’t see · Everyone has heard the message that they can’t, do this, they won’t succeed, they are less than · Encouraging other people is an underutilized superpower! · Everyone is good at something, they may not have found the venue that matches their skill set · We each need to find our zone of genius · A team is formed when everyone is operating in their zone of genius · Seeing things differently, not being like everyone else is a good thing! · The success of your team depends on having everyone fulfill their role · Let go of the negative messages and find someone who believes in you · It’s not enough to know that you have genius, you must live it out in the world You can learn more about Scott Ballard through his website and the social media links below. Be sure to check out “Fear Fridays” as well. Website: https://www.confidencecoach.org/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/scott-ballard-a3250422/ You can also check out Sea Level Coffee: https://www.sealevelbakery.com/ Thanks for listening to the Learning from Smart People Podcast! Please Subscribe, leave a comment and follow us on social media: Twitter: http://twitter.com/LFSPPodcast Instagram: http://instagram.com/LFSPPodcast Facebook: http://facebook.com/LFSPPodcast LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lfsppodcast/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/imroboliver/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbWV_LuUad7ZWuE9j5D9v-w You can also use the “Contact” page on the “Learning from Smart People” website: https://www.learningfromsmartpeople.com

Nov 18

35 min 53 sec

Today’s smart person is Leisa Reid who talks about how to get ready, get booked and get selling from speaking. She is a speaker who has personally booked and delivered over 500 presentations. She works with entrepreneurs to show them how to get their message heard so that they can make a massive impact on the people who can benefit from their expertise. Here are some of the items that Leisa Reid and Rob Oliver discussed on this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast: · Leisa’s background as a teacher that led her to become a speaker · How teachers show people how to solve their own problems instead of solving problems for them · Leisa’s #1 secret for getting more speaking engagements · Different ways that speaking can benefit your business · Speaking is a fun way to market your business · Your message needs to be bigger than your fear! · Speaker’s fears can be a form of kryptonite · Speaking is a superpower, use it for good! · Everyone has been given a gift, when you share it, you raise the consciousness of the people around you. · Giving of yourself does not deplete you, it enriches others · Follow-up is the unsexy but extremely important key to staying booked · Be ready to be ready… · There is a lot more to speaking than being on stage · You need to be intentional about what your offer is going to be · Your energy about your offer is reflected by your audience · Creating an offer is not a cookie-cutter process · There needs to be clear communication with the organizer about your offer · You can plant seeds throughout your entire presentation that relate to your offer · Intentionality is the difference between just talking and giving a speech · Get your talk ready to rock · Now what you talk about and who you talk to · Start with the end in view and reverse engineer your presentation You can find out more about Leisa Reid on her website and social media. Be sure to download her “5 Top Tips to Get More Speaking Gigs NOW” Website: https://getspeakinggigsnow.com Facebook: https://getspeakinggigsnow.com/facebook Instagram https://getspeakinggigsnow.com/instragram Linkedin: https://getspeakinggigsnow.com/linkedin Thanks for listening to the Learning from Smart People Podcast! Please Subscribe, leave a comment and follow us on social media: Twitter: http://twitter.com/LFSPPodcast Instagram: http://instagram.com/LFSPPodcast Facebook: http://facebook.com/LFSPPodcast LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lfsppodcast/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/imroboliver/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbWV_LuUad7ZWuE9j5D9v-w You can also use the “Contact” page on the “Learning from Smart People” website: https://www.learningfromsmartpeople.com

Nov 11

31 min 50 sec

In this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast, Wanda Allen talked about how to improve sales through follow-up. Rob Oliver asks her about her background and the conversation from their covers this uncomfortable and feared topic. Wanda Allen says that follow-up is one of the major obstacles to more sales. Here are a few of the major points from the Rob Oliver’s conversation with Wanda Allen about how to improve sales through follow-up: · Wanda’s back story of starting as a banker working with Small Business Administration loans · How her job forced her to create systems · Her study of the sales process uncovered the importance of follow-up at every stage · A layoff opened her up to her next career opportunity as a speaker and trainer · System as a concept can mean the same thing as a “daily routine” · A customer relationship management software is the heart of the system · Reminders in your CRM are your call to action · There are a number of options for CRMs, the important thing is to use it! · There is a difference between working in your comfort zone and truly being systematized · It’s okay to have more than one process, just not too many! · Mindset is key in the follow-up process · Fear is a huge obstacle to follow-up · 80% of sales are made between the 5th and 12th contact · Suggestions for what to include in the “Notes” section of your CRM · There are multiple ways to stay in touch without being salesy · Be careful to understand that you do not know what other people are going to think · Only 10% of people make contact more than 3 times · 98% of the time, you are going to have to follow-up in order to get the sale! You can learn more about Wanda Allen, her speaking, coursework and freebies through her links below: Website: https://followupsalesstrategies.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/salesfollowup Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FollowUpSalesStrategies Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/followupsalesstrategies/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/wandaallen/ Thanks for listening to the Learning from Smart People Podcast! Please Subscribe, leave a comment and follow us on social media: Twitter: http://twitter.com/LFSPPodcast Instagram: http://instagram.com/LFSPPodcast Facebook: http://facebook.com/LFSPPodcast LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lfsppodcast/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/imroboliver/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbWV_LuUad7ZWuE9j5D9v-w You can also use the “Contact” page on the “Learning from Smart People” website: https://www.learningfromsmartpeople.com

Nov 4

33 min 15 sec

On this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast, Rob Oliver talks with Julie Guest about how to create a client stampede. Julie is a marketing advisor for companies around the world. She is a regular contributor to media sources such as Forbes, the New York Times and Entrepreneur Magazine. You will hear about how her entrepreneurial journey started when she was in high school. Her book is called “The Client Stampede”. Here are some of the topics covered in this conversation between Julie Guest and Rob Oliver about how to create a client stampede: · How Julie and her friend started a business in high school that grew to a 20 person operation · Why she decided to become a lawyer (and why she decided to move on) · The one thing that she did that was most helpful in starting her business · Julie’s story of buying a house at the peak of the housing market · Why she decided to sell her house on her own and how she did it · The only thing that matters is there are opportunities everywhere · Marketing creates its own demand · The seven steps of the process are the basis of what she does today · It is not a complicated process! · People can afford to pay for what they value · Part of your messaging is to establish value · The difference between a marketing engine and marketing fuel · A marketing engine is a system · Marketing fuel gets used up, a marketing engine has residual value · Rob gets to sit in the hot seat · The big results come from honing in on your target market · Think about additional revenue streams as well You can learn more about Julie guest and her book “The Client Stampede” through her website, social media links and her podcast. Be sure to get your client stampede opportunity score on her website. Website: http://www.ClientStampede.com Website: http://www.bolderlouder.com Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-client-stampede-an-unconventional-marketing/id1580763678 Facebook: www.facebook.com/clientstampede Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/julie-guest Thanks for listening to the Learning from Smart People Podcast! Please Subscribe, leave a comment and follow us on social media: Twitter: http://twitter.com/LFSPPodcast Instagram: http://instagram.com/LFSPPodcast Facebook: http://facebook.com/LFSPPodcast LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lfsppodcast/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/imroboliver/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbWV_LuUad7ZWuE9j5D9v-w You can also use the “Contact” page on the “Learning from Smart People” website: https://www.learningfromsmartpeople.com

Oct 28

36 min 43 sec

Today’s Smart Person is Michelle Teague who talks about how to communicate more effectively during this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast with Rob Oliver. She is a speaker and communication expert based in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. Here are some of the key elements of this conversation between Michelle Teague and Rob Oliver on the Learning from Smart People Podcast: · Michelle’s back story of coming from academia to corporate to entrepreneurship · The problem of promoting people to positions where they flounder · A lack of communication and a lack of awareness of different communication styles causes conflict · The difference between a salesperson and a sales manager · Good communication skills are vital to being a good leader · The importance of understanding expressive and receptive communication · Why telling someone something is different than them hearing what you said · Tips for making sure that you are heard · Leadership is not necessarily telling people exactly what to do, it’s empowering them · Most careers have a variety of ways of getting things done · Not everybody is like you but that’s okay · The platinum role: treat others as they would like to be treated · Encouraging creativity creates a better variety of solutions · Tools that can help facilitate communication and improve leadership · The 4 styles of the DISC Assessment Tool · It is important to have all 4 elements represented in your team · Why utilizing a paid version of the assessment tool might be a better idea · The interaction between each of the styles is different · Texting is difficult because you lose the context You can learn more about Michelle Teague and A Teague of Your Own through her website and social media: Website: https://ateagueofyourown.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TeagueOfYourOwn Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/a-teague-of-your-own/ Thanks for listening to the Learning from Smart People Podcast! Please Subscribe, leave a comment and follow us on social media: Twitter: http://twitter.com/LFSPPodcast Instagram: http://instagram.com/LFSPPodcast Facebook: http://facebook.com/LFSPPodcast LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lfsppodcast/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/imroboliver/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbWV_LuUad7ZWuE9j5D9v-w You can also use the “Contact” page on the “Learning from Smart People” website: https://www.learningfromsmartpeople.com

Oct 21

32 min 57 sec

Today we learn about how to leverage the neuroscience of the brain with consultant and speaker Jen Thornton. She is the owner of 304 Coaching which helps leaders build strategies that lead to exponential growth. Based in Texas, she shares an interesting viewpoint and some practical guidelines for dealing with the neuroscience of fear during her interview with Rob Oliver on this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast. Here are several of the points that emerged during the conversation between Jen Thornton and Rob Oliver on the Learning from Smart People Podcast: · The back story of how Jen got to be where she is today · Approaching leadership by looking at how do we lead to ensure that we are delivering business results · Leadership training is expensive but it pays off if it’s done correctly · Measuring the ROI on leadership training · Exploring the feelings of launching your entrepreneurial journey · Defining the neuroscience of fear · Our brain is built to protect us, to keep us alive · Fear is just a chemical reaction · That chemical reaction impacts our ability to reason · Conceptualizing the Fear Cycle · We are the ones who decide how we feel about a situation · Interpreting things through a fear mindset · Your brain uses all of its experiences to predict what is going to happen · The connection between the psychological and the physical · Asking yourself, “What else could be true?” · Understanding how your brain affects your quality of life · Our understanding of the brain has truly grown in the last 25 years · Everyone has a unique mind map · The functions of the brain are similar between humans · Changing your mindset to, “What can go right?” (What is the best case scenario?) · Considering a trickle down fear mindset · Handling the fallout when things don’t go as you would like You can learn more about Jen Thornton through her website or on LinkedIn: Website: https://304coaching.com/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jenniferrthornton/ Thanks for listening to the Learning from Smart People Podcast! Please Subscribe, leave a comment and follow us on social media: Twitter: http://twitter.com/LFSPPodcast Instagram: http://instagram.com/LFSPPodcast Facebook: http://facebook.com/LFSPPodcast LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lfsppodcast/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/imroboliver/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbWV_LuUad7ZWuE9j5D9v-w You can also use the “Contact” page on the “Learning from Smart People” website: https://www.learningfromsmartpeople.com

Oct 14

31 min 45 sec

Angie (with only one name) joined Rob Oliver to talk about how to start and grow your own podcast on the Learning from Smart People Podcast. Originally from Belgium, she now lives in the UK. She is both a podcast host and a mentor to aspiring podcasters. She provides practical strategies as well as affordable suggestions for equipment. Here are a few of the highlights to listen for in this conversation between Angie and Rob Oliver on the Learning from Smart People Podcast: · How Angie decided to have her own podcast (and how she named it) · Everything we go through is an opportunity to expand our knowledge · The first step to getting guests on your podcast · Handling the doubts about what you can accomplish · The concept of over share hangover · Defining the line for what you are willing to share what you are not willing to share · Hearing about others struggles creates a relationship · The power of just being yourself on your podcast · You know need to be perfect, you just need to start · Getting the right equipment at the right price · Knowing how to use the equipment is more important than the equipment · You may already have some of the equipment · How many episodes you should record before you start · Utilizing free software for your podcast · Remember to record on separate tracks! · The main filter to consider when you’re thinking of starting a podcast · You don’t have to be everywhere, choose wisely! · A few marks of a good podcast host · Listening is one of the most important tools · The art of generating new content · What are people coming to you for? What questions are they asking you? You can find out more about Angie, her podcast and her services through her website and social media: Website: https://www.learnpodcasting.online/ Website: https://www.angie-s.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/TooOld4thisSht Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/beingangie111/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/toooldforthisshitpodcast/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/beingangie/ Thanks for listening to the Learning from Smart People Podcast! Please Subscribe, leave a comment and follow us on social media: Twitter: http://twitter.com/LFSPPodcast Instagram: http://instagram.com/LFSPPodcast Facebook: http://facebook.com/LFSPPodcast LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lfsppodcast/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/imroboliver/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbWV_LuUad7ZWuE9j5D9v-w You can also use the “Contact” page on the “Learning from Smart People” website: https://www.learningfromsmartpeople.com

Oct 7

34 min

On this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast, Rob Oliver talks to Nancy Giere about how to improve your business through online learning. Nancy shows how online learning is effective for lead generation, employee retention and performance improvement. Her insights into online learning are simple, practical and profound! Here are a few points to listen for in this conversation between Nancy Giere and Rob Oliver on the Learning from Smart People Podcast: The good old days of floppy disks and ASCII images The powerful tools that are readily accessible and available today for online training The steps of developing an online course Why the introduction is the last thing you should write The primary question of all educational activities – What transformation will take place during this course? The Harrison Ford story Structuring your online course to get your learners to where they need to be Assessing the platform that you use to host your training Using online learning for lead generation Nurturing doesn’t just bring you leads, it builds customer relationships A quick case study in lead generation Looking at the different types of Learning Management Systems Different platforms that can be used Looking at the differences between the platforms Assessing the feasibility of your course concept Finding out what your customers actually want Properly pricing your online course offering Finding add on services to upsell your customers Calculating the amount of time it’s going to take you The value of repurposing material You can find out more about Nancy Giere through her website, social media or go old school and call her. Take advantage of her free e-book offer. Website:  https://nancygiere.com/ Phone: 414-315-9809 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nancy.giere LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nancygiere/ Free E-book: https://nancy-giere.newzenler.com/f/easy-steps-to-create-training-that-sells Here are the names of the various platforms that Nancy mentioned: New Zenler Kajabi Kartra Thinkific Teachable Thanks for listening to the Learning from Smart People Podcast!  Twitter: http://twitter.com/LFSPPodcast Instagram: http://instagram.com/LFSPPodcast Facebook: http://facebook.com/LFSPPodcast LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lfsppodcast/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/imroboliver/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbWV_LuUad7ZWuE9j5D9v-w

Sep 30

32 min 50 sec

On this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast, Rob Oliver talks with Gee Ranasinha about how to evaluate your marketing. Gee has been in the marketing field for many years. He helped found a marketing agency that helps entrepreneurs and small business owners. Additionally, he is a professor at a European business school. Here are some of the high points from Rob Oliver and Gee Ranasinha’s discussion on the Learning from Smart People Podcast: · Gee Ranasinha’s back story and journey to where he is today · A reminder of who was successful in the early stages of the Internet · The importance of having business expectations for your marketing · Remembering what marketing is truly about · Marketing isn’t marketing if it doesn’t sell anything · The difference between brand awareness and direct response marketing · Your customers are the ones that control your “brand” · We expect more from brands that are known · There needs to be a balance between brand awareness and sales activation · Brand awareness is a “longer burn” · As brand awareness increases, customer acquisition costs go down · Modern marketing is more concerned with efficiency than effectiveness · Chasing efficiency metrics makes you look like your competition · The pizza delivery analogy · COVID has forced businesses to readjust their internal compass · Everybody wants to be noticed but nobody wants to stand out · The most dangerous thing you can do as a marketer is to not stand out · The average tenure of a CMO is about 18 months · Tips for entrepreneurs and small business owners · Set a target and track your actions · Ask yourself, “What do I expect from my marketing?” · Marketing needs to follow your business plan You can find out more about Gee Ranasinha and his organization through his website and social media. Website: https://kexino.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/KEXINO Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KEXINO Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wearekexino/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ranasinha Thanks for listening to the Learning from Smart People Podcast! Please Subscribe, leave a comment and follow us on social media: Twitter: http://twitter.com/LFSPPodcast Instagram: http://instagram.com/LFSPPodcast Facebook: http://facebook.com/LFSPPodcast LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lfsppodcast/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/imroboliver/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbWV_LuUad7ZWuE9j5D9v-w You can also use the “Contact” page on the “Learning from Smart People” website: https://www.learningfromsmartpeople.com

Sep 23

35 min 38 sec

On this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast, Kelly Cooper shares how to create an inclusive environment in your organization. With her background in male-dominated fields, she has the insights to explain how to do it and why (and it’s not just because it’s the right thing to do, she explains why it makes financial sense as well.) Here are some highlights from Rob Oliver’s conversation with Kelly Cooper on the Learning from Smart People Podcast: · Applying principles of environmental conservancy to social settings · Diversity, equity and inclusion is not a women’s issue, it is an everyone issue · Everyone suffers in a toxic work environment · Disabilities include both seen and unseen disabilities · This is more than a “feel-good” investment, there are real financial benefits · The more views you have within your organization, the broader the audience you serve · An inclusive environment cuts down on turnover · It all starts with the executive leadership team and works down from there · The benefits of a function based job description · Quick tips for promoting an inclusive environment in your organization · How do we do this so white middle-age men aren’t always the bad guys? · It’s not about bad guys, it’s a new way of thinking · It’s not just women who are experiencing this You can learn more about Kelly Cooper and her book through her website and social media links: Website: http://www.centreforsocialintelligence.ca/ Book: https://www.amazon.com/author/cooperke LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kelly-cooper-6b742966/ Thanks for listening to the Learning from Smart People Podcast! Please Subscribe, leave a comment and follow us on social media: Twitter: http://twitter.com/LFSPPodcast Instagram: http://instagram.com/LFSPPodcast Facebook: http://facebook.com/LFSPPodcast LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lfsppodcast/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/imroboliver/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbWV_LuUad7ZWuE9j5D9v-w You can also use the “Contact” page on the “Learning from Smart People” website: https://www.learningfromsmartpeople.com.

Sep 16

34 min 55 sec

The guest on this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast is Joe Balestrino who talks about how to use online paid advertising without going broke. Joe talks with Rob Oliver about pay per click advertising, Google AdSense and how to understand where your advertising spending is going and what revenue it is generating. Here are a few things that Joe Balestrino and Rob Oliver talked about during this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast: · How Joe progressed from a web designer to an SEO guru · Finding the right information on the Internet · The 3 different places you can show up in Google search · Ranking for a keyword does not guarantee sales · Pay per click advertising is trackable and shows you where sales come from · You can’t assume you know what people want · The importance of understanding who your demographic is · Accurate tracking is the key to successful PPC campaigns · How to use tracking phone numbers · The right ratio for advertising expense versus revenue generated · Sometimes, it takes a little while to fine tune your advertising · It’s not about cost per click, it’s about cost per lead or cost per sale · A few things to look for when you are working with an agency · The initial investment in finding the correct keywords is essential · Think about the lifetime value of a customer You can find out more information about Joe Balestrino on his website and social media. Website: https://joebalestrino.com Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/joeybalestrino LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joebalestrino/ Thanks for listening to the Learning from Smart People Podcast! Please Subscribe, leave a comment and follow us on social media: Twitter: http://twitter.com/LFSPPodcast Instagram: http://instagram.com/LFSPPodcast Facebook: http://facebook.com/LFSPPodcast LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lfsppodcast/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/imroboliver/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbWV_LuUad7ZWuE9j5D9v-w You can also use the “Contact” page on the “Learning from Smart People” website: https://www.learningfromsmartpeople.com.

Sep 9

33 min 32 sec

If you’re on LinkedIn, Jennifer Darling is your smart person! She shared how to sell on LinkedIn without being sleazy on this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast with Rob Oliver. He was a refreshing conversation with a reminder that sales start with relationships and relationships start with service. Jennifer Darling not only shares great information, she provides a fantastic example on her own LinkedIn profile. Here are some of the points to ponder from Rob Oliver’s interview of Jennifer do on the Learning from Smart People Podcast: · Jennifer’s journey from studying television advertising in college to becoming a LinkedIn expert · The National Speakers Association teaches people about the business of speaking · How LinkedIn is different from other social media platforms · Using LinkedIn without being sleazy or smarmy · A strategy that avoids using cold outreach and has people coming to you instead · The 3 principles of successful LinkedIn marketing · Putting content on LinkedIn that provides value for your connections · Every piece of content has a call to action, a “next step” · How to avoid “pitch slapping” potential clients · The key goal in optimizing for LinkedIn is generating referrals · The truth about LinkedIn Groups · Your articles and documents live on LinkedIn but lead to your website · The 4 surprisingly simple tools of successfully using LinkedIn · Properly using your profile banner · Creating a powerful headline that explains what you do · Utilizing the featured items section for maximum impact · Don’t post and ghost – build relationships You can learn more about Jennifer Darling by connecting with her on LinkedIn! Be sure to get her profile checklist. LinkedIn: http://linkedin.com/in/jenniferdarlingspeaks/ As promised, here is the link to Roma’s Pizza in Kalamazoo Michigan. http://www.romaspizzakalamazoo.com/ Thanks for listening to the Learning from Smart People Podcast! Please Subscribe, leave a comment and follow us on social media: Twitter: http://twitter.com/LFSPPodcast Instagram: http://instagram.com/LFSPPodcast Facebook: http://facebook.com/LFSPPodcast LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lfsppodcast/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbWV_LuUad7ZWuE9j5D9v-w You can also use the “Contact” page on the “Learning from Smart People” website: https://www.learningfromsmartpeople.com.

Sep 2

33 min 23 sec

The smart person on this episode of the Learning from Smart Full Podcast with Rob Oliver is Linsi Brownson. She talked about how to be productive and not just busy. She is a fellow podcaster, you can hear the “Be Brilliant In Your Business Podcast” on most of the major podcast platforms. Linsi browse and is also a coach who helps overwhelmed entrepreneurs. Here are a few of the items Linsi Brownson and Rob Oliver talked about during this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast: · Considering the reason why entrepreneurs start a business · Your business is there to support your life not the other way around · Where does achievement come from? · The cataclysmic cocktail of overwhelm · Linsi says put happiness as your top priority · Productivity is about what you are producing – it’s about results · The impact of being in a negative emotional state · Your short-term actions need to align with your long-term goals · Emotions are what motivate us to perform an action · Thoughts create feelings, feelings create emotions, emotions create action, action creates results · The powerless of not being able to control the process · Intrinsic motivation versus external motivation · “How do I want to feel?” Is the question to start off with · Your feelings come from your thoughts and you can feel them at any time You can find more about Linsi Brownson through her website and her social media. Website: https://www.linsibrownson.com/ Freebie: https://www.linsibrownson.com/30-day-done Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SparkCollaborative Instagram: http://instagram.com/linsibrownson Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/linsibrownson/ Thanks for listening to the Learning from Smart People Podcast! Please Subscribe, leave a comment and follow us on social media: Twitter: http://twitter.com/LFSPPodcast Instagram: http://instagram.com/LFSPPodcast Facebook: http://facebook.com/LFSPPodcast LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lfsppodcast/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbWV_LuUad7ZWuE9j5D9v-w You can also use the “Contact” page on the “Learning from Smart People” website: https://www.learningfromsmartpeople.com.

Aug 26

32 min 21 sec

April Lynn James joined Rob Oliver on the Learning from Smart People Podcast to talk about how to play it forward. It was a conversation about how to enhance creativity and create a connection to joy. April James is an extremely creative person and is the corporeal portion of April plus Madison. I’ll admit, I didn’t understand that at first but she explains it all in this episode of Learning from Smart People. Here are several of the important points from Rob Oliver’s interview of April Lynn James: · The originating story of Madison Hatta · The power of being creative · Recognizing that everyone does things their own way · Hearing the message – “Music is a hobby, not a career.” · The value of being creative for yourself · Making the connection to joy · The PLAY framework · Positivitea, Listening to good music, Awe, Yoga · Helping people move away from focusing on the negative · Affirmations and mirror play, let the mirror be your friend · April’s definition of good music · Awe is opening up to inspiration · Works of inspiration before perspiration · Finding ways to move that are enriching to the body You can learn more about April Lynn James and Madison Hatta through her website and social media: Website: http://aprilplusmadison.com Ebook: http://TenWaystoPlayItForward.com Website: https://www.aprillynnjames.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/April-plus-Madison-1414392788775159 Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/aprillynnjames/ Thanks for listening to the Learning from Smart People Podcast! Please Subscribe, leave a comment and follow us on social media: Twitter: http://twitter.com/LFSPPodcast Instagram: http://instagram.com/LFSPPodcast Facebook: http://facebook.com/LFSPPodcast LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lfsppodcast/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbWV_LuUad7ZWuE9j5D9v-w You can also use the “Contact” page on the “Learning from Smart People” website: https://www.learningfromsmartpeople.com.

Aug 19

32 min 45 sec

The smart person on this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast is Jacqui Letran. She is a multi-award-winning author, speaker and healer. She talks with Rob Oliver about how to take control of your mindset. During the interview she offers insights and advice on identifying where you are and figuring out the steps to get to where you want to be. She is also the founder of Healing Minds. Here are a few of the topics that Rob Oliver and Jacqui Letran discussed during this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast: · The power of mindset · Jacqui’s personal story of dealing with depression and anxiety · The where is your straw concept (have you heard that one before? · How you can create a shift in your own mindset · Looking inward instead of looking outward · My social media is not a true reflection of people’s lives · Stop comparing yourself to others, compare yourself to you · There are only 4 problems that people face · I’m not good enough, I’m not worthy, I’m not loved and I’m not safe · When you think something, your mind looks for evidence to prove you are right · Often your beliefs come from trauma (not necessarily major trauma, just negative experiences) · The importance of self-awareness and keeping an open mind · Your beliefs create a program in your mind that runs subconsciously · Fear and avoidance are powerful coping mechanisms · Awareness is the first step · Defining where you want to go · You are the boss of your own mind · Using affirmations to open yourself to change · The key to making affirmations work · Baby stepping your affirmations, aligning them properly You can learn more about Jacqui Letran through her website and social media. Check out her e-book about 6 ways to conquer your inner critic. Website: http://www.JacquiLetran.com Offer: http://www.jacquiletran.com/f/conqueryourinnercritic Facebook:  Https://facebook.com/JacquiLetran Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/JacquiLetran Linkedin:  https://linkedin.com/in/JacquiLetran Thanks for listening to the Learning from Smart People Podcast! Please Subscribe, leave a comment and follow us on social media: Twitter: http://twitter.com/LFSPPodcast Instagram: http://instagram.com/LFSPPodcast Facebook: http://facebook.com/LFSPPodcast LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lfsppodcast/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbWV_LuUad7ZWuE9j5D9v-w You can also use the “Contact” page on the “Learning from Smart People” website: https://www.learningfromsmartpeople.com.

Aug 12

37 min 9 sec

Rob Oliver interviews Glennette Goodbread on this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast. Glennette shares how to build a website that converts. She has over 20 years of experience in the web design and search engine optimization arena and helps her clients generate more leads and grow their businesses through their website. On a side note, beginning with this episode, Learning from Smart People will only be releasing one episode per week, every Thursday. Enjoy this episode and we will see you next week. Here are a few of the topics that Glennette Goodbread and Rob Oliver discussed on this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast: · How Glennette switched from accounting to creating websites · Websites are not like Field of Dreams – build it and they will come · The difference between web design and search engine optimization · Identifying the “Who” – finding your CLIENT · Looking at your client’s character, lifestyle, income, engagement, need and time · Optimizing for search engines or for people? · Ultimately, it’s about lead generation · The four levels of client awareness · Looking at the intent of the searcher · Differentiating yourself from your competition · Identifying your USP · Why your website needs to be conversion centric · Having a website is just the first step, keyword research is the next · Defining longtail phrases · Thinking about the offer that you are going to make on your website · Evaluating the effectiveness of your website You can learn more about Glennette Goodbread and her services through her website and social media. She is also offering a free “discovery call” and a free e-book: Website: https://www.premiumwebdesign.com Webinar: https://rapidredesignnow.com/registration Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/premiumweb Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/premiumwebdesignandhosting Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/premiumweb/ Thanks for listening to the Learning from Smart People Podcast! Please Subscribe, leave a comment and follow us on social media: Twitter: http://twitter.com/LFSPPodcast Instagram: http://instagram.com/LFSPPodcast Facebook: http://facebook.com/LFSPPodcast LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lfsppodcast/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbWV_LuUad7ZWuE9j5D9v-w You can also use the “Contact” page on the “Learning from Smart People” website: https://www.learningfromsmartpeople.com.

Aug 5

33 min 21 sec

Gunther Mueller talks about how to live the life you have always wanted on this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast with Rob Oliver. He has developed the 5-Step Magnetic Mind Method and shared some of the concepts during the discussion. He has a background as an entrepreneur and has applied many of the lessons learned from the business world to his concept. Here are a few of the topics that Gunther Mueller and Rob Oliver discussed: · A reminder about why we need to learn from Smart People · Gunther’s entrepreneurial journey · The danger of not listening to our own voice · Everything you learn is learned through failure · Identifying self sabotaging thought patterns and behavior · The only power we have is the power to choose · We create reality through our intention · Everything that has been created has been created twice · Figuring out your true desire · Choosing the end result is the first step · You are responsible for your own choices · Becoming aware of the subconscious programs in your mind · What you focus on grows · Top creative stances · How this plays out for people of faith · How we choose to live has consequences · There are only 2 things in the universe: information and energy · The how is not as important as the where · The path to your goal is your choice · Avoiding value judgments on the things we experience You can find out more about Gunther Mueller and Dream Life Masters through his website. There are videos and other information available for download. Additionally, he has given a tremendous discount on a session with him at Quest for the Quan. Session: http://questforthequan.com Website: https://DreamLifeMasters.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mueller.gunther/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gunthermueller/ Thanks for listening to the Learning from Smart People Podcast! Please Subscribe, leave a comment and follow us on social media: Twitter: http://twitter.com/LFSPPodcast Instagram: http://instagram.com/LFSPPodcast Facebook: http://facebook.com/LFSPPodcast LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lfsppodcast/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbWV_LuUad7ZWuE9j5D9v-w You can also use the “Contact” page on the “Learning from Smart People” website: https://www.learningfromsmartpeople.com.

Jul 29

34 min 35 sec

Michelle Thompson joined Rob Oliver on the Learning from Smart People Podcast to talk about how to grow your business by outsourcing and delegating. Her back story demonstrates how she had no choice but to learn the art of delegation after she experienced a stroke when she was 36 years old. She is now an expert on delegation and outsourcing. Her insights are practical and insightful. Here are some high points from Rob Oliver and Michelle Thompson’s conversation on the Learning from Smart People Podcast: · Michelle’s story of having a stroke at age 36 · Learning how to compensate for the brain damage · Realizing that being alive is a gift · How she became efficient at delegating · Facilitating the conveyance of expectations (a.k.a. training) · The 3 questions you need to evaluate your actions · Examples of how you can partially delegate · Why outsourcing is actually extremely cost-effective · Freeing up your brain capacity as an added benefit · Working smarter not harder · Creating a step-by-step procedure guide · Quick wins for freeing up your time and creating revenue-generating actions · Creating the list of things that need to be done · Using technology and people to get things done · The art of “time blocking” (it increases efficiency!) · The difference between repetitive tasks and one offs · Testing the potential applicants · Implementing a vetting system · Where to find your virtual assistants · Paying your virtual assistant a livable wage You can find out more about outsourcing and delegation on Michelle Thompson’s website. You can also connect with her on social media. Be sure to download the free time audit to assess what you can delegate and outsource. Website: http://awesomeoutsourcing.co/ Download: http://awesomeoutsourcing.co/taskdiscovery Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/diakonos23 Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michelleethompson/ Thanks for listening to the Learning from Smart People Podcast! Please Subscribe, leave a comment and follow us on social media: · Twitter: http://twitter.com/LFSPPodcast · Instagram: http://instagram.com/LFSPPodcast · Facebook: http://facebook.com/LFSPPodcast · LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lfsppodcast/ · YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbWV_LuUad7ZWuE9j5D9v-w You can also use the "Contact Us" page on the Learning from Smart People Podcast Website: http://www.learningfromsmartpeople.com

Jul 27

32 min 29 sec

On this episode of the Learning from Smart People podcast, Rob Oliver interviews Katrina Sawa about how to Jumpstart Your Business. Katrina is a coach and consultant that helps entrepreneurs build moneymaking businesses. She shared great insights and practical tips for startups and established companies on how to put your business on autopilot and make your profits soar. Here are a few of the topics that Rob Oliver and Katrina Sawa covered in this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast: · Who needs to jumpstart their business? · Assessing your business when you are feeling burnt out · The importance of taking a step back · Looking for things you can delegate · The importance of having someone on the outside looking in · Addressing the concerns of delegation · Why virtual assistants make sense (and dollars and cents) · You are the salesperson · Tips for thinking about your sales team · Having your business on autopilot – what does it mean? · Utilizing the right technology in your final · The importance of all of your technology communicating · You need an expert to help you evaluate your business needs · Having a tech expert help you, not a salesperson · The value of software that is user-friendly · Making your business support your lifestyle · It starts with evaluating, how do you want to live? · Your business needs to evolve as your life evolves Take advantage of the free resources that Katrina Sawa offered by checking out her website. I would encourage you to connect with her on social media as well. You should think about the benefits of a call with her. Website: https://jumpstartyourbiznow.com/ Twitter: https://www.Twitter.com/KatrinaSawa Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/katrinasawa/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/katrinasawa/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/katrinasawa/ Thanks for listening to the Learning from Smart People Podcast! Please Subscribe, leave a comment and follow us on social media: · Twitter: http://twitter.com/LFSPPodcast · Instagram: http://instagram.com/LFSPPodcast · Facebook: http://facebook.com/LFSPPodcast · LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lfsppodcast/ · YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbWV_LuUad7ZWuE9j5D9v-w You can also use the “Contact” page on the “Learning from Smart People” website: https://www.learningfromsmartpeople.com.

Jul 22

33 min 25 sec

Ryan Reger talks with Rob Oliver about how to make a comfortable living completely online during this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast. Ryan and his wife Melanie have been doing this since 2008. There are number of ways to do it and he shares an overview as well as some specific steps to take if you would like to make a living online. Here are a few of the things that Rob Oliver and Ryan Reger covered in this episode of Learning from Smart People: · A brief discussion on football · People don’t dislike people who are not successful · How Ryan made the jump to working online full-time · His first online business – selling furniture · Doing something that matches your skills and is needed in the world · The skill of teaching is more important than knowledge of subject · The 3 main ways to make money online · You can start a business by selling the things you don’t use in your home · The pyramid of selling physical items online · What are people coming to you for advice on? You can sell that · Suggestions for virtual products and/or services · The initial investment can be as low as $0 · The difference between DIY and DFY · Where to set up your online presence · Identifying your target customer · Is there a difference between sales and service? · Earning certificates of appreciation You can learn more about Ryan Reger through his website. You can also get a copy of his book for free there. He also answers every one of his emails personally… Website: http://ryanreger.com/ Free Book: http://streamsofincome.com/ebook Twitter: https://twitter.com/Ryan_Reger Facebook: https://facebook.com/ryanreger Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ryanreger_tx/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ryanreger/ Thanks for listening to the Learning from Smart People Podcast! Please Subscribe, leave a comment and follow us on social media: · Twitter: http://twitter.com/LFSPPodcast · Instagram: http://instagram.com/LFSPPodcast · Facebook: http://facebook.com/LFSPPodcast · LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lfsppodcast/ · YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbWV_LuUad7ZWuE9j5D9v-w You can also use the “Contact” page on the “Learning from Smart People” website: https://www.learningfromsmartpeople.com.

Jul 20

32 min 37 sec

On this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast my guest is Alison Vidotto. Alison talked with Rob Oliver about how to create systems for business success. She has the experience as a business owner as well as a coach and trainer. Here are a few of the topics covered in the conversation between Alison Vidotto and Rob Oliver: · The origin of “Push Business” · Having systems in place helps with the pivot during crisis · The key during crisis is survival · The consequences of entrepreneurs being isolated · What does it mean to be online? · The 3 ways you can bring traffic in online · Tips for starting and growing an email list · Everybody’s list started small · Getting to know your ideal client · Defining the 6 areas of pain for your clients · Creating structures for your business · Repurposing content – now what are you going to do? · Everything you do in business works towards your end goal · The 80/20 principle of social media · The importance of having a call to action on everything · It’s not about the number of followers, it’s about the level of connection · How you sell something depends on who you are selling to · “If it’s worth doing twice, it’s worth having a system in place” · Simple steps for creating a system that anybody can follow · Determining what you can’t let other people do · The importance of communicating in your own voice · Nobody was born a leader – everybody can learn · If you are not leading, somebody else will If you would like to learn more about Alison Vidotto on her website and through her social media. You can also take advantage of the free download she has offered: Download: https://www.pushbusinessonline.com/SocialMediaChecklist Website: http://www.pushbusinesstraining.com   Twitter: https://twitter.com/AlisonVidotto Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Push.Small.Business.Training Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/pushbusinesstraining/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alisonvidotto/ Thanks for listening to the Learning from Smart People Podcast! Please Subscribe, leave a comment and follow us on social media: · Twitter: http://twitter.com/LFSPPodcast · Instagram: http://instagram.com/LFSPPodcast · Facebook: http://facebook.com/LFSPPodcast · LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lfsppodcast/ · YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbWV_LuUad7ZWuE9j5D9v-w You can also use the “Contact” page on the “Learning from Smart People” website: https://www.learningfromsmartpeople.com.

Jul 15

32 min 32 sec

Marvin Green joined Rob Oliver on the Learning from Smart People Podcast to talk about how technology builds relationships and communities. Marvin is an IT specialist from Pittsburgh and has some practical understanding of the interaction between technology, values and relationships. Here are a few of the topics that Marvin Green and Rob Oliver discussed in this episode of Learning from Smart People: · Happy birthday to me! · Humans are the most important part of the technology set up · Technology can either divide or connect people · Video calls allow us a glimpse into others’ homes and lives · That insight humanizes people · Values are everything! · The importance of being helpful and grateful · IT starts with relationships and ends with results · Relationships are built more easily with people with similar values · The definition of “vulnerability trust” · Actions carry respect and results are what really matter · Metrics are key to measuring your success in meeting your goals · The ultimate goal is “culture goals” · The impact of technological advancement on “real people” · Relationships require work · Understanding your “business environment” · Your numbers tell stories in your business environment brings those stories to life · The stories are what drives your business · Answers are directional, not right or wrong · Technology exists to serve humanity You can find out more about Marvin Green, his business and services through his website and social media. Take advantage of his offer to do an IT evaluation for your organization. Website: https://www.triumphantds.com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/triumphantds Linkedin: http://www.linkedin.com/company/67904385 Thanks for listening to the Learning from Smart People Podcast! Please Subscribe, leave a comment and follow us on social media: · Twitter: http://twitter.com/LFSPPodcast · Instagram: http://instagram.com/LFSPPodcast · Facebook: http://facebook.com/LFSPPodcast · LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lfsppodcast/ · YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbWV_LuUad7ZWuE9j5D9v-w You can also use the “Contact” page on the “Learning from Smart People” website: https://www.learningfromsmartpeople.com.

Jul 13

33 min 36 sec

In this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast with Rob Oliver, Melissa Del Toro Schaffner talks about how to empower young people to pursue their dreams. She has created a coloring book to encourage girls to pursue occupations that are not stereotypically thought of as jobs for women. It is a powerful interview on a topic that is so important. Here are a few of the high points of this conversation between Melissa Del Toro Schaffner and Rob Oliver: · Melissa’s experiences on “Who Wants to be a Millionaire?” · Transitioning from an electrical engineer to an entrepreneur · Appreciation for people performing analytical jobs · There is no right or wrong way to become an entrepreneur · The important thing about your entrepreneurial journey is to start it · Creating a business that fits with your lifestyle · Dealing with emotions and mental conditions · The importance of empowering women · The creative process of making a coloring book · One of the motivating factors for starting this podcast · If no one who looks like you is doing what you want to do, be the first! · Finding the convergence of your skills and your interests · How to leave footprints for others to follow · Breaking down the constructs of limitation · What does empowerment mean? · Who needs to be empowered? · Everybody needs empowerment at some point · The power of “feelings” You can find more about Melissa Del Toro Schaffner on her website and social media. You can also check out her podcast. Website: https://www.melissadeltoro.com Coloring Book: https://www.amazon.com/Careers-Little-Sisters-coloring-inspiration/dp/1535332883 Coloring Book (Spanish): https://www.amazon.com/Profesi%C3%B3nes-para-Nuestras-Ni%C3%B1as-inspiraci%C3%B3n/dp/154284200X/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/melissaideltoro Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/melissadeltorointernational Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/melissadeltoro_voiceover Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/melissaideltoro/ Thanks for listening to the Learning from Smart People Podcast! Please Subscribe, leave a comment and follow us on social media: · Twitter: http://twitter.com/LFSPPodcast · Instagram: http://instagram.com/LFSPPodcast · Facebook: http://facebook.com/LFSPPodcast · LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lfsppodcast/ · YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbWV_LuUad7ZWuE9j5D9v-w You can also use the “Contact” page on the “Learning from Smart People” website: https://www.learningfromsmartpeople.com.

Jul 8

37 min 45 sec

Meridith Alexander shared the story of her daughter Schuyler on the Learning from Smart People Podcast with Rob Oliver. She talked about how to see the possibilities that exist, even in the most difficult circumstances. Meridith received the phone call that every parent dreads! Her daughter Schuyler had been injured during a trip to South America. Meridith chose to put everything that she had learned theoretically about the “Inner Game” to practical use in helping her daughter. Here are a few of the points covered in this conversation between Rob Oliver and Meridith Alexander: • The back story of what happened with her daughter Schuyler • Receiving bad news about your child as a parent • Moving past denial • The power of relationships as seen by a single post on Facebook • Pushing beyond the urge to pull the covers over your head in a crisis • Powerlessness: the worst of all the emotions • Not being a second victim but leading the team’s vision • The update on where Schuyler is today • Focusing on assets rather than deficits • Attracting the right action • The power of the word “Is” • How your mind is like a jukebox • Actively participating in our own thoughts • How you handle an “earworm” • Why creativity used to be a bad thing • The beauty of the diversity of the human race • Having a vision to see the possibilities • The biggest lessons from Schuyler’s experience • Making the little shift from in possible to I’m possible • Choosing to not accept societal limitations  You can find out more about Meridith Alexander and “The Sky’s the Limit” on her website, social media and Amazon. Website: http://www.gritmindsetacademy.com Strategy Call: https://bit.ly/GoEpicNow Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/schuyisthelimit LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/meridith-alexander-skylimit/ Book: http://bit.ly/OrderSkyStory Thanks for listening to the Learning from Smart People Podcast! Please Subscribe, leave a comment and follow us on social media: · Twitter: http://twitter.com/LFSPPodcast · Instagram: http://instagram.com/LFSPPodcast · Facebook: http://facebook.com/LFSPPodcast · LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lfsppodcast/ · YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbWV_LuUad7ZWuE9j5D9v-w You can also use the “Contact” page on the “Learning from Smart People” website: https://www.learningfromsmartpeople.com.

Jul 6

33 min 28 sec

Today’s Smart Person is Regina Petersburgsky. She joined the Learning from Smart People Podcast with Rob Oliver to talk about how to start an Amazon business. She has an amazing back story of learning a serious work ethic from our parents as her family fled Russia and moved to Australia. Today, she is an Amazon seller and is all about “Women on Amazon” During this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast, Rob Oliver and Regina Petersburgsky cover: · Regina’s story of moving to Australia as a refugee · Nothing comes to you without effort · Entrepreneurship is the only option for some people · How Regina honed her people skills · Why she chose to own a retail business · Shifting gears when your business doesn’t fit with your life · The opportunity of building a business on Amazon · Private Label as a sales structure · Using the right training course to learn · Juggling all of the moving parts · Celebrating “Women on Amazon” · Finding the right websites for connecting with manufacturers · What to do if you are at the “idea” stage for a product · Other business structures for doing business on Amazon · Starting an Amazon business using “Sweat Equity” · Utilizing the Kindle Direct Printing program · How to use third-party vendors on Amazon · The art of arbitrage · Working with wholesalers to sell on Amazon · Selling your business to a private equity company You can learn more about Regina Petersburgsky on Facebook. There is also a link to a PDF download of the 7 different Amazon business models. Website: http://www.womenonamazon.com Download: https://bit.ly/models7 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/womenonamazon Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/regina-peterburgsky Thanks for listening to the Learning from Smart People Podcast! Please Subscribe, leave a comment and follow us on social media: · Twitter: http://twitter.com/LFSPPodcast · Instagram: http://instagram.com/LFSPPodcast · Facebook: http://facebook.com/LFSPPodcast · LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lfsppodcast/ · YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbWV_LuUad7ZWuE9j5D9v-w You can also use the “Contact” page on the “Learning from Smart People” website: https://www.learningfromsmartpeople.com/

Jul 1

36 min 3 sec

Tiara M Tucker joined Rob Oliver on the Learning from Smart People Podcast to talk about how to be an empowerment connector. Tiara wears a number of “tiaras” but is most passionate about empowering other people and helping them to connect with the world around them. She is also the founder of the “Speak That! Movement”. Here are several things that Rob Oliver and Tiara M Tucker covered in this episode of Learning from Smart People: · Turning a passion into a career · Building a brand starts with individual actions · There is more than one way to start a business · The difference between “titles” and “what you do” · What is an “empowerment connector”? · Getting connected to other people, resources, communities and yourself · The opposite of them being empowered · Empowerment doesn’t have an impact until you make it personal · The difference between motivation and empowerment · The snowball effect of empowerment · Empowerment shows up in different ways for different people · Sometimes we put power into the hands of people that don’t deserve it · Using function based job descriptions · Counteracting bias and inequality · Mental health and empowerment · Not allowing other people’s opinions to shape our self-image · The value of self talk · Dream it, believe it, speak it, walk it · Dreams only come true with action · The definition of faith You can connect with Tiara M Tucker through her website and social media and learn about the Speak That Movement. Be sure to take advantage of her offer of a free discovery session. Website: https://www.tiaraprnetwork.com/ Website: https://www.speakthatmovement.com/ Twitter: http://twitter.com/TiaraMTucker Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/speakthatmovement/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/letsspeakthat LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tiaramtucker Thanks for listening to the Learning from Smart People Podcast! Please Subscribe, leave a comment and follow us on social media: · Twitter: http://twitter.com/LFSPPodcast · Instagram: http://instagram.com/LFSPPodcast · Facebook: http://facebook.com/LFSPPodcast · LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lfsppodcast/ · YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbWV_LuUad7ZWuE9j5D9v-w You can also use the “Contact” page on the “Learning from Smart People” website: https://www.learningfromsmartpeople.com/

Jun 29

37 min 33 sec

Matt Franklin joined Rob Oliver on the Learning from Smart People Podcast to talk about how to prepare for retirement as an entrepreneur. Matt also talked about his experiences on Shark Tank and how his success there propelled him to do what he is doing today. According to Matt Franklin, he is the only Shark Tank contestant who has been punched by another Shark Tank contestant. Seriously, you have to listen to the podcast to hear his story. Here are a few of the topics Rob Oliver and Matt Franklin discussed on this episode of Learning from Smart People: · Matt Franklin’s Shark Tank Experience · Making statements that that elicit a response · How to prepare for Shark Tank · Adversity turns into opportunity · Getting punched by another Shark Tank contestant · Hard lessons about financial responsibility · Teaching others about retirement based on his own experiences · The power of personality and rapport in business · Developing a “pleasing personality” · Building a foundation of being likable · It’s all about personality and selling yourself · Why entrepreneurs are not good at retirement planning · Tips for entrepreneurs to plan for retirement You can find out more about the Rogue Retirement Lounge and Matt Franklin through the links below: Website: https://www.rogueretirementlounge.com Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bottlerocketlabs/ Thanks for listening to the Learning from Smart People Podcast! Please Subscribe, leave a comment and follow us on social media: · Twitter: http://twitter.com/LFSPPodcast · Instagram: http://instagram.com/LFSPPodcast · Facebook: http://facebook.com/LFSPPodcast · LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lfsppodcast/ · YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbWV_LuUad7ZWuE9j5D9v-w You can also use the “Contact” page on the “Learning from Smart People” website: https://www.learningfromsmartpeople.com/

Jun 24

32 min 2 sec

Today’s topic is how to build relationships that matter in business and in life with Sean Lardo. During this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast, Rob Oliver and Sean Lardo talk about the interesting story of how they were connected and Sean shares his insights into the importance of the relationships that you form in your personal life and in your business. His insights are based on 9 years of military service as well as many years in the business world. Here are some high points from the conversation between Sean Lardo and Rob Oliver: · How Sean and I met and why he is on the podcast · Why this may be the best episode of Learning from Smart People ever! · What Sean Lardo learned during his time in the Army · The definition of humility · The return on investment from selfless service · Sean’s definition of success in business · The importance of culture · “No pain, no gain!” In your business · What makes a good mentor/mentee relationship · How do the people around you see you? · Learning from negative feedback · The difference between generic feedback and specific instance feedback · Building relationships in business · Developing a positive attitude · The only thing you can control is your attitude · Making sure your kids know they are welcome and loved You can find out more about Sean Lardo and OIT VoIP through the links below: Website:  http://www.oit.co Twitter: https://go.oit.co/twitter Facebook: https://go.oit.co/facebook Instagram: https://go.oit.co/instagram Linkedin: https://go.oit.co/linkedin YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/oitvoip Thanks for listening to the Learning from Smart People Podcast! Please Subscribe, leave a comment and follow us on social media: · Twitter: http://twitter.com/LFSPPodcast · Instagram: http://instagram.com/LFSPPodcast · Facebook: http://facebook.com/LFSPPodcast · LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lfsppodcast/ · YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbWV_LuUad7ZWuE9j5D9v-w You can also use the “Contact” page on the “Learning from Smart People” website: https://www.learningfromsmartpeople.com/

Jun 22

36 min 13 sec

Today's guest on the Learning from Smart People Podcast with Rob Oliver is former FBI violent crimes analyst Christina Eanes. She talked about how to grow yourself and your business through escape rooms. After developing her problem-solving abilities in the FBI, she has become a speaker, trainer and author to help people increase their self-awareness and strengthen the teams in the workplace utilizing escape rooms. Here are a few of the topics that Christina Eanes and Rob Oliver covered in this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast: · Christina Eanes' background as a FBI violent crimes analyst · The reminder that it's all about perspective · A transition in the type of training · Christina's target market for training · Utilizing escape rooms as a development tool · Escape rooms as a tool for self awareness not just entertainment · Perception is reality · An escape room can also be done virtually · How emotional intelligence fits into escape room behavior · Understanding the strengths of your team · The importance of intention in reaching your goal · Assessing new members of the team · Adjusting your role depending on your team members · Building rapport with the Game Master (developing leadership!) · Characteristics of a good leader · Learning from failure, an undervalued tool · The power of the growth mindset versus the fixed mindset · Developing teams, skills and leadership in a safe environment · Reflecting on what you learned after the escape room experience · Watching the recording or getting a report from the game master · The difference between what we are doing and how we are being · The importance of including everyone as part of the team You can find out more about Christina Eanes and her speaking, training and books through her websites. Follow her on social media as well. Website: https://lifeisanescaperoom.com Website: https://christinaeanes.com Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/christinaeanes Linkedin: https://linkedin.com/in/christinaeanes Thanks for listening to the Learning from Smart People Podcast! Please Subscribe, leave a comment and follow us on social media: · Twitter: http://twitter.com/LFSPPodcast · Instagram: http://instagram.com/LFSPPodcast · Facebook: http://facebook.com/LFSPPodcast · LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lfsppodcast/ · YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbWV_LuUad7ZWuE9j5D9v-w You can also use the “Contact” page on the “Learning from Smart People” website: https://www.learningfromsmartpeople.com/

Jun 17

32 min 45 sec

Today’s smart person is Dorit Sasson from SEO Magic with an overview of Search Engine Optimization (SEO.) During this interview on the Learning from Smart People Podcast, Rob Oliver and Dorit go over the nuts and bolts of optimizing your website for Google. If you have a website, you need to hear what she has to say. Here are some of the topics covered by Rob Oliver and Dorit Sasson on this episode of Learning from Smart People: · What is search engine optimization? (SEO) · The power of content and keywords · The value of connections over keywords · What you need to know about your audience · Avoiding burnout and overwhelm from your website · The SEO learning curve · Things you need to embrace · Common mistakes and how to avoid them · Tools for helping with your search engine optimization · Succeeding when you are not a copywriter · Creating an optimized YouTube video · Competitive research – what are the other people in your niche doing? · Current best practices for search engine optimization · The hidden value of an FAQ · Standing out as unique and different · Putting your expertise into practical use · It’s all about creating connections You can learn more about Dorit Sasson and SEO Magic through her website and social media. Check out her webinar as well. It may be what you need to know to optimize your own website. Website: https://www.doritsasson.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DoritSassonauthorAccidentalSoldier Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/doritsassonwrites/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/doritsasson/ Thanks for listening to the Learning from Smart People Podcast! Please Subscribe, leave a comment and follow us on social media: · Twitter: http://twitter.com/LFSPPodcast · Instagram: http://instagram.com/LFSPPodcast · Facebook: http://facebook.com/LFSPPodcast · LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lfsppodcast/ · YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbWV_LuUad7ZWuE9j5D9v-w You can also use the “Contact” page on the “Learning from Smart People” website: https://www.learningfromsmartpeople.com/

Jun 15

36 min 47 sec

Denise Sinkavich talks about how to supercharge your website for Google and other search engines on this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast with Rob Oliver. She started out making websites to communicate with fellow hockey families and turned it into a business, DDS Web Design. If you have questions about search engine optimization, website security or just setting up a website, you’ve come to the right place! During this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast, Denise Sinkavich and Rob Oliver talk about the following: · The origin of DDS Web Design · Who DDS Web Design serves · Why you need a website · What should be on your website and why · Adapting to voice search in creating content and search engine optimization · The importance of consistency across physical location, online presence, branding and social media · Should you write content for your customers or for the search engines? · Finding the balance between text and images · Putting key phrases in the background of your website to optimize for search engines · The importance of page titles · Tools to help you create a relevant website · The importance of Google reviews · Make sure your website is responsive (a.k.a. mobile friendly) · Tips for securing your website · The danger of being “blackballed” · Understanding the search engine timeline · Steps to take if you don’t have a website · How to help a website that is not performing well You can find out more about Denise Sinkavich and DDS Web Design on their website. She is offering a PDF Tip Sheet as well as a free Search Engine Analysis of your website. I would encourage you to connect with her on social media as well. Website: https://www.ddswebdesign.com/ Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/ddswebdesign Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/denise-sinkavich-3bb08a7b/ Thanks for listening to the Learning from Smart People Podcast! Please Subscribe, leave a comment and follow us on social media: · Twitter: http://twitter.com/LFSPPodcast · Instagram: http://instagram.com/LFSPPodcast · Facebook: http://facebook.com/LFSPPodcast · LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lfsppodcast/ · YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbWV_LuUad7ZWuE9j5D9v-w You can also use the “Contact” page on the “Learning from Smart People” website: https://www.learningfromsmartpeople.com/

Jun 10

36 min 11 sec

In this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast, Rob Oliver interviews the Pickle Lady – Diane Breaux and her husband Randal about how to build a unique brand. Diane Breaux is a real estate agent in the Prescott Arizona area who has developed her personal brand as the Pickle Lady. She has grown her business to the point that she now has a team supporting her. The Pickle Lady and her team are known as the Pickle Brigade. Here are a few of the topics that Rob Oliver and the Pickle Lady (Diane Breaux) cover in this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast: · The origin of the Pickle Lady · Separating yourself from your competition · Growing a business from a part-time job to a multiperson team · Capitalizing on each team member’s abilities and strengths · The importance of building trust with customers (and with team members) · Marketing is getting someone’s attention · Building a brand is multifaceted: name, logo, identity, uniqueness · Dealing with the embarrassment of having a unique brand · Successful branding keeps you front of mind · Simple works! · Everybody has a role to play on the team, not just the lead singer · It’s important that the pickles are good! · Back up your branding with fantastic service · Building your business by building relationships · Being authentic with yourself · It is as important to reap how the people you don’t want to work with as it is to attract the ones you do · Using a “slow burn” technique in marketing · Where she got the pickle recipe You can find out more about Diane and Randall Breaux, the Pickle Lady, on their website and through their social media. Be sure to check out their weekly video as well. Website: https://Pickle411.com    Website: https://PrescottPickleLady.com   Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PrescottPickleLady Thanks for listening to the Learning from Smart People Podcast! Please Subscribe, leave a comment and follow us on social media: · Twitter: http://twitter.com/LFSPPodcast · Instagram: http://instagram.com/LFSPPodcast · Facebook: http://facebook.com/LFSPPodcast · LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lfsppodcast/ · YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbWV_LuUad7ZWuE9j5D9v-w You can also use the “Contact” page on the “Learning from Smart People” website: https://www.learningfromsmartpeople.com/

Jun 8

35 min 5 sec

Lori Ball joined the Learning from Smart People Podcast with Rob Oliver to talk about how to use your experiences with adversity to help others. She has a cancer survivor who formed Faith and Gratitude, a 501c(3) nonprofit dedicated to serving cancer patients and their caregivers. The organization provides resources gathered from Lori’s experiences, most of which were not easily accessible during her treatment. Here are a few of the things that Lori Ball and Rob Oliver talk about on this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast: · A self-diagnosis of ovarian cancer · Empowering yourself in the face of adversity · Exploring complementary modalities · Following the path – helping other people · Why Lori was worried that she wouldn’t get to have chemotherapy · Only 5% of cancers are genetic · Using your experiences to benefit others · Receiving the generic information notebook · Creating a new binder to serve cancer patients · Understanding that you are not the only one going through it · How Lori Ball formed her own 501c(3) · Providing support, free of charge for cancer patients · Readjusting the service because of COVID · Empowering cancer patients to take an active role in their treatment · Why treatment plans cannot be a “one-size-fits-all” approach · Your diagnosis will never take away your you-ness You can learn more about Lori Ball and her nonprofit, Faith and Gratitude, on her website or on social media. Website: https://faithandgratitude.org/ Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/faithandgratitudeinc Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lori-ball-a3489510/ Thanks for listening to the Learning from Smart People Podcast! Please Subscribe, leave a comment and follow us on social media: · Twitter: http://twitter.com/LFSPPodcast · Instagram: http://instagram.com/LFSPPodcast · Facebook: http://facebook.com/LFSPPodcast · LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lfsppodcast/ · YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbWV_LuUad7ZWuE9j5D9v-w You can also use the “Contact” page on the “Learning from Smart People” website: https://www.learningfromsmartpeople.com/

Jun 3

32 min 56 sec

Kim Sterry talks about how to grow a side hustle business on this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast with Rob Oliver. Kim turned a passion for food into a cooking business, delivering high quality homemade food for local customers. Here are a few of the topics Rob Oliver and Kim Sterry cover in this episode of Learning from Smart People: · How her business grew from a blog to a pickup kitchen · Developing signature dishes and outside the box recipes · Doing what you love and turning it into a business · Food as a medium for memory making · Food is also unifier · Finding the dance in the kitchen · “Everybody is a foodie” · Cooking does not need to be complicated · The dish to start with… · How cooking together effects your relationships · Enjoying the fruits of your labor · Finding inspiration · Food as a family building foundation · Time in the kitchen as an opportunity for relationship building You can learn more about Kim Sterry and Kimmy's Cucina, check out their website and social media: Website: https://kimmyscucina.com/ Facebook: http://facebook.com/Kimmyscucina Instagram: http://instagram.com/kimmyscucina Thanks for listening to the Learning from Smart People Podcast! Please Subscribe, leave a comment and follow us on social media: · Twitter: http://twitter.com/LFSPPodcast · Instagram: http://instagram.com/LFSPPodcast · Facebook: http://facebook.com/LFSPPodcast · LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lfsppodcast/ · YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbWV_LuUad7ZWuE9j5D9v-w You can also use the “Contact” page on the “Learning from Smart People” website: https://www.learningfromsmartpeople.com/

Jun 1

32 min 9 sec

Wayne Mullins talks about how to be a lifelong learner on this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast with Rob Oliver. As an entrepreneur and family man he works to build self-awareness and develop himself, his relationships and his business. His strategies are simple, practical and achievable. In this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast, Rob Oliver and Wayne Mullins talk about the following: · The origin of the name “Ugly Mug Marketing” · Wayne’s education in Automobile University · His recommendation for podcast to learn from · Why he learns better from reading · Finding what works best for you as a learner · The power of intentionality and consistency – The Page A Day Commitment · Building a habit with micro goals · Things that are easy to do are easy to NOT do · Strategies for achieving micro goals · Wayne’s morning ritual – seven days a week · Consistency creates miracles · The difference between a windshield and a rearview mirror · Framework, strategy and tactic – the train analogy · The concept of “Seasonal Reading” · Some book recommendations · Self-Awareness – who do I want to be? · Learning to let go of your ego You can learn more about Wayne Mullins and Ugly Mug Marketing on their website and through social media. Website: https://www.uglymugmarketing.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/uglymugmarketing/ Thanks for listening to the Learning from Smart People Podcast! Please Subscribe, leave a comment and follow us on social media: · Twitter: http://twitter.com/LFSPPodcast · Instagram: http://instagram.com/LFSPPodcast · Facebook: http://facebook.com/LFSPPodcast · LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lfsppodcast/ · YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbWV_LuUad7ZWuE9j5D9v-w You can also use the “Contact” page on the “Learning from Smart People” website: https://www.learningfromsmartpeople.com/

May 27

33 min 47 sec

If you’re wondering how to build an online course, check out today’s episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast. Rob Oliver interviews Destini Copp about online education and how to use online courses to build your brand and increase your revenue. Destini Copp is a former college professor who helps entrepreneurs launch and grow their online businesses. During the conversation between Destini Copp and Rob Oliver you will learn about the following: · The beginning of the online education concept · How COVID forced the issue with online courses · Online courses open your business to new clients · Online education is a $300 billion business · Different ways entrepreneurs are building courses online · Brand building versus revenue producing · Differentiating yourself from your competition · Creating different tiers of online courses · Your current customers are more likely to buy from you again · The first steps to building an online course · The value of market research · Why you need to build your audience first · Different revenue models for online courses · Creating a beta course · How to think about a course outline · Making the course: slide decks, video, and audio options · Why short videos work best You can find out more about Destini Copp through her website and on her social media. I would encourage you to take advantage of the free offers on her website. Website: https://destinicopp.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/destinicopp Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/destinicopp/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/destinicopp/ Thanks for listening to the Learning from Smart People Podcast! Please Subscribe, leave a comment and follow us on social media: · Twitter: http://twitter.com/LFSPPodcast · Instagram: http://instagram.com/LFSPPodcast · Facebook: http://facebook.com/LFSPPodcast · LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lfsppodcast/ · YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbWV_LuUad7ZWuE9j5D9v-w You can also use the “Contact” page on the “Learning from Smart People” website: https://www.learningfromsmartpeople.com/

May 25

32 min 29 sec

On today’s episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast, Tonya Thomas talks about how to grow your business using a virtual assistant. She talks with Rob Oliver about her virtual assistant company, the services they provide and the impact that it has on her clients. If you have considered the need for delegating some of your responsibilities, check out what she has to say. Rob Oliver and Tonya Thomas discuss the following concepts during this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast: · Keeping your “why” in mind when delegating · The value of starting small · Figuring out what you can delegate · Identifying your “zone of genius” · Suggestions for delegating to open up your time · Choosing how you delegate, by project or by the hour · Developing delegation checkpoints · How small is too small? · Realizing the value of the time you are investing in your business · The value of using outside experts · Real life examples of things that a virtual assistant can do · Who are the virtual assistants? · Using a virtual assistant as the first step in hiring a staff · Building a relationship with your virtual assistant · Finding balance in your relationship with your remote employee · Defining boundaries, roles and tasks · The onboarding process · The importance of proper expectations Check out Tonya Thomas’s podcast “Unbottlenecking Your Business” and take a look at her website and social media. Website: https://www.teamdelegate.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/446139829909656/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tonyabthomas/ Thanks for listening to the Learning from Smart People Podcast! Please Subscribe, leave a comment and follow us on social media: · Twitter: http://twitter.com/LFSPPodcast · Instagram: http://instagram.com/LFSPPodcast · Facebook: http://facebook.com/LFSPPodcast · LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lfsppodcast/ · YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbWV_LuUad7ZWuE9j5D9v-w You can also use the “Contact” page on the “Learning from Smart People” website: https://www.learningfromsmartpeople.com/

May 20

31 min 44 sec

Today’s episode of Learning from Smart People Podcast features an interview with Melanie Colusci about how to move from start up to success. Rob Oliver and Melanie Colusci talk about how she came to be a 3X business owner and an entrepreneurial coach for female entrepreneurs. Here are a few of the topics covered by Melanie Colusci and Rob Oliver in this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast: · How Melanie became an entrepreneur · Why following in your parent’s footsteps isn’t always bad · The evolution to owning three businesses · Guidance for entrepreneurs before launching a business · Melanie’s take on of success · Up leveling your success · The importance of a mission and vision statement · The path to success is one step at a time · Using non-annualized goals · Being strategic as an entrepreneur · Doing the boring stuff matters · Rewarding yourself for doing what needs to be done · Finding balance in your business · Using creative “consequences” · What to look for in a mastermind group · The link between marketing and success · Consistency is the key! · Don’t lose sight of your mission and vision · The power of intentionality · Celebrate your successes You can connect with Melanie Colusci through her website and her social media. Be sure to take advantage of her free download on marketing. · Website: https://fromstartuptosuccess.com/ · Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/fromstartuptosuccess · Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/melanie-colusci-880420197/ Thanks for listening to the Learning from Smart People Podcast! Please Subscribe, leave a comment and follow us on social media: · Twitter: http://twitter.com/LFSPPodcast · Instagram: http://instagram.com/LFSPPodcast · Facebook: http://facebook.com/LFSPPodcast · LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lfsppodcast/ · YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbWV_LuUad7ZWuE9j5D9v-w You can also use the “Contact” page on the “Learning from Smart People” website: https://www.learningfromsmartpeople.com/

May 18

32 min 12 sec

My guest is Sarah Long, author of “College Cooking 101: Fast Food Without a Kitchen.” She joined the Learning from Smart People Podcast with Rob Oliver to talk about how to write a book and get it published. As an accountant with no writing experience, she managed to get her book published through a traditional publisher and into bookstores across the country. Here are a few of the topics Sarah long and Rob Oliver discussed during this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast: · The back story on Sarah’s book and why she wrote it · How she found her unique niche · Utilizing the tools at hand to cook · Solving problems with the abilities you have · How a non-author accountant wrote a book · Writing a book proposal that gets accepted · Becoming the solution when none exists · The business side of a book proposal · Identifying your target market · Your nonfiction book can come from your experience solving a problem · Creative marketing ideas · Looking at profitability before you start writing · Developing an eye for opportunity You can find out more about Sarah and her cookbook through her website and social media links. There is a link to her book on Amazon as well.  Website: http://www.SarahHLongAuthor.com Twitter: http://twitter.com/SarahHLong1 Facebook: http://facebook.com/SarahHLongAuthor    Instagram: http://instagram.com/CollegeCooking101 Book: https://www.beaconpublishinggroup.com/product-page/college-cooking-101-fast-food-without-a-kitchen Thanks for listening to the Learning from Smart People Podcast! Please Subscribe, leave a comment and follow us on social media: · Twitter: http://twitter.com/LFSPPodcast · Instagram: http://instagram.com/LFSPPodcast · Facebook: http://facebook.com/LFSPPodcast · LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lfsppodcast/ · YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbWV_LuUad7ZWuE9j5D9v-w You can also use the “Contact” page on the “Learning from Smart People” website: https://www.learningfromsmartpeople.com/

May 13

30 min 20 sec

Seth Greene joined the Learning from Smart People Podcast to talk about how to find your niche and dominate it. Seth Greene is the founder of Market Domination LLC and is a leader in direct response marketing. He has great insights, actionable ideas and fantastic examples of what he is doing for his clients. In this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast, Rob Oliver and Seth Greene talk about: · The definition of direct response marketing · Your marketing depends on your target and where they hang out · Properly selecting your target market · More than finding a niche, find a micro niche · Your target market needs to know they have a problem and be able to pay you · Why you need to know your target audience · A Magical Marketing Proposition · Testing out your message on your target market · Scaling your marketing · Finding partners – co-opetition · Working with those partners · Finding one per week, for an entire year · Identifying your ambassadors · Developing a partnership plan You can connect with Seth Greene through his websites. Additionally, you can get his book at a 50% discount and take advantage of the free 15 minute phone call. Website: http://www.growyourowncult.com Website: http://www.marketdominationllc.com Thanks for listening to the Learning from Smart People Podcast! Please Subscribe, leave a comment and follow us on social media: · Twitter: http://twitter.com/LFSPPodcast · Instagram: http://instagram.com/LFSPPodcast · Facebook: http://facebook.com/LFSPPodcast · LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lfsppodcast/ · YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbWV_LuUad7ZWuE9j5D9v-w You can also use the “Contact” page on the “Learning from Smart People” website: https://www.learningfromsmartpeople.com/

May 11

30 min 54 sec

Today’s guest on the Learning from Smart People Podcast with Rob Oliver is Sandra Younger. She talks about how to turn adversity into opportunity. Her back story is fascinating, she escaped one of the largest wildfires in California history. Drawing from experience, she has learned all about resilience and posttraumatic growth. Here are a few of the things Sandra Younger and Rob Oliver talk about during this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast: · Sandra’s story of the Fire Outside My Window · The Bobcat miracle · Looking for the steps to come back from adversity · Learning from Viktor Frankl (and I was wrong, Jonathan Livingston Seagull was by Richard Bach) · We have control over our attitude even when we can’t control our circumstances · 5 principles of posttraumatic growth · Victims versus survivors · Looking for the fire followers (resilience is in our DNA) · The science of gratitude · The importance of being patient · The power of belief · MJ Callaway episode: https://www.learningfromsmartpeople.com/podcast/mj-callaway/ · Survivors to thrivers to givers to changers · Accepting help and ask for help when you need it · You can’t give help if you can’t accept help · Creating communities and connections · Choose your story · The need to keep moving forward You can connect with Sandra Younger through her website and social media. Be sure to download the guidebook that she mentioned. Check out her book on Amazon as well. · Website: http://www.SandraYounger.com · Book: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00MJD7D1A/ · Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/syounger · Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sandra.m.younger.5 · Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/smyounger · Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sandrayounger/ Thanks for listening to the Learning from Smart People Podcast! Please Subscribe, leave a comment and follow us on social media: · Twitter: http://twitter.com/LFSPPodcast · Instagram: http://instagram.com/LFSPPodcast · Facebook: http://facebook.com/LFSPPodcast · LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lfsppodcast/ · YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbWV_LuUad7ZWuE9j5D9v-w You can also use the “Contact” page on the “Learning from Smart People” website: https://www.learningfromsmartpeople.com/

May 6

32 min 38 sec

Helen Chang talks about how to build your entrepreneurial toolkit with a book on this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast with Rob Oliver. She is an award-winning journalist, a best-selling ghostwriter and a truly Smart Person. Helen Chang has an infectious energy and provides a clear rationale as to why a book is a powerful tool for entrepreneurs. Here are a few of the topics covered by Rob Oliver and Helen Chang in this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast: · How a book fits into an entrepreneur’s “toolbox” · The two things a book creates · Creating an ecosystem of products, based on your book · Helen’s story of how she became a ghostwriter · Overcoming disappointment and the desire to quit · Understanding the power of the book · Using a book as the anchor for your business · The Create My Book System · The book creation process to crystallize a system and create intellectual property · Finding a title that your audience will buy · How your book can create a brand · The opportunities that flow from having a brand · Your book is your “Content Bible” · Utilizing your “What”, your “Why”, and your “How” · Creating a waterfall of income from your book · How your book title can make you stand out · The elephant story and how it created a brand for an insurance agent · Mining your wisdom, knowledge and experience and packaging it · Creating a tribe based on your book · Being authentic is what truly resonates You can find out more about Helen Chang through her website and you can get your free gifts from Helen at the links below: Website: http: //freegiftsfromhelen.com Website:  www.authorbridgemedia.com Twitter:   https: //twitter.com/authorbridge Facebook:  https: //web.facebook.com/AuthorBridgeMedia/    Instagram: https: //www.instagram.com/authorbridgemedia/ Linkedin:  https: //www.linkedin.com/in/helenchangwriter/ Thanks for listening to the Learning from Smart People Podcast! Please Subscribe, leave a comment and follow us on social media: Twitter: http://twitter.com/LFSPPodcast Instagram: http://instagram.com/LFSPPodcast Facebook: http://facebook.com/LFSPPodcast LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lfsppodcast/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbWV_LuUad7ZWuE9j5D9v-w You can also use the “Contact” page on the “Learning from Smart People” website: https://www.learningfromsmartpeople.com/

May 4

35 min 29 sec

On today’s episode of Learning from Smart People, Vanessa Zamy talks about how to start your entrepreneurial journey while working full-time. This podcast episode is a little longer than usual because there is so much information we couldn’t pack it into 30 minutes. Whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur or are running your own business, there is something in this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast for you. Here is what Vanessa Zamy and Rob Oliver talk about in this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast: · What makes a good entrepreneur? · The mindset of a successful entrepreneur · Starting a business while you still are working · How your business struggles impact those around you · The story of Buffo, the World’s Strongest Clown · Using your day job to finance your entrepreneurial venture · Eliminating the financial stress of a business startup · Time management does not exist · Why entrepreneurs are like a hamster on a wheel · The difference between being busy and being productive · The importance of coaching and a support team · Defining goals by assessing where you want to be in the future · The six stages of a successful entrepreneurial venture · Growing your profit! · The difference between business launch and business development · Tips for hiring a virtual assistant · Why it’s important to have a step-by-step plan to reach your vision · The two key parts of a business – marketing and sales · Fitting people into the system you have created · Anyone can be an entrepreneur – follow the business principles! · Finding the right marketing strategy for you · Keep it simple and keep it moving · Transitioning from part-time to full-time entrepreneur · Optimized boundaries · Developing a profit driven focus · Getting the help that you need You can find out more about Vanessa Zamy through her website and social media. You can also take advantage of her offer of her offer of a free power session. Website: http://www.vzamy.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/zamyva/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/zamyvanessa/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/zamyvanessa/ Thanks for listening to the Learning from Smart People Podcast! Please Subscribe, leave a comment and follow us on social media: Twitter: http://twitter.com/LFSPPodcast Instagram: http://instagram.com/LFSPPodcast Facebook: http://facebook.com/LFSPPodcast LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lfsppodcast/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbWV_LuUad7ZWuE9j5D9v-w You can also use the “Contact” page on the “Learning from Smart People” website: https://www.learningfromsmartpeople.com/

Apr 29

36 min 57 sec

Rhonda Williams joined the Learning from Smart People Podcast with Rob Oliver to talk about how to live stress-free. With her background as a medical professional, she understands stress from both sides: experiential and clinical. She has great insights for Recovering Stressed Out Leaders. Here are a few things that you will learn during this discussion between Rob Oliver and Rhonda Williams: · Where does stress come from · Stress-free does not mean without stress · Becoming a stress ninja · The way the external environment affects us is a choice · The need for self-awareness · How your stress affects those around you · The definition of an R SOUL · Rhonda’s story of reinventing herself · Leaders don’t have to carry all of the stress by themselves · Her definition of leadership · The danger of creating a double negative environment · Stress is bad for your body · Removing the value statements on our external circumstances · How we train our bodies to react to stress · Utilizing emotional intelligence · Recognizing our stress drivers · No one else can make you feel insecure · You can react or you can respond (#itsalwaysyou) · Inside every big problem is a small problem, struggling to get out · The two parts of self-awareness · Tips for self-awareness · The power of inviting feedback · The lost art of listening · Criticizing the mirror You can connect with Rhonda Williams through her website or on her social media. Be sure to take advantage of her free e-book and her momentum boosting call. Website: http://www.theStressFreeLeader.net Twitter: https://twitter.com/rhondaywilliams Facebook: http://facebook.com/coachrhondaywilliams1 Instagram: http://instagram.com/coachrhondaywilliams LinkedIn: http://linkedin.com/in/rhondaywilliams Thanks for listening to the Learning from Smart People Podcast! Please Subscribe, leave a comment and follow us on social media: Twitter: http://twitter.com/LFSPPodcast Instagram: http://instagram.com/LFSPPodcast Facebook: http://facebook.com/LFSPPodcast LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lfsppodcast/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbWV_LuUad7ZWuE9j5D9v-w You can also use the “Contact” page on the “Learning from Smart People” website: https://www.learningfromsmartpeople.com/

Apr 27

31 min 5 sec

Today's topic is how to live without fear with Jacqueline Wales. Host Rob Oliver spoke to Miss Wales about the definition of fear and how to overcome the fear that often paralyzes us and keeps us from moving forward. It's a very powerful and relevant episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast. During this discussion between Rob Oliver and Jacqueline Wales you will learn the following: The definition of fear The power of "seeing differently" Why fear is imagination based The effects of being stuck in uncertainty The present is the only tangible time we have You always have a choice! The fixed mindset versus the growth mindset Jacqueline's belief that the energy you put into the world comes back to you The power of adaptability Being fearless is not the absence of fear, it's their willingness to take the next step Fear lives between your ears Who is doing the talking in your head? Evaluating the questions in your mind… Is it true? Failure is one of the great teachers You have control over you We are all capable of change Change starts with looking at your thinking You can learn more about Jacqueline Wales on her website or through her social media. Website: https://thefearlessfactoratwork.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JacquelineWales/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jacquelinewales/ Thanks for listening to the Learning from Smart People Podcast! Please Subscribe, leave a comment and follow us on social media: Twitter: http://twitter.com/LFSPPodcast Instagram: http://instagram.com/LFSPPodcast Facebook: http://facebook.com/LFSPPodcast LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lfsppodcast/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbWV_LuUad7ZWuE9j5D9v-w You can also use the “Contact” page on the “Learning from Smart People” website: https://www.learningfromsmartpeople.com/

Apr 22

32 min 51 sec

This episode of Learning from Smart People features Kelli Komondor and Mj Callaway talking about the Twenty WON Project – celebrating resilient female entrepreneurs. The book project looks at 21 women who were able to do amazingly positive things during 2020, in spite of the pandemic and all of the other obstacles. They did not allow 2020 to defeat them, during 2020 they WON! Here are a few of the topics Kelli Komondor, Mj Callaway and Rob Oliver discussed on this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast: The origin of the 20 WON concept Celebrating the success of female entrepreneurs The importance of building relationships and expanding your network We can all learn from the success stories being resilient in the adversity of the pandemic The strategy of the Brave Women Project The power of sharing stories Finding the positive, even in the most negative circumstances Celebrating Mj Callaway and her relationship with the Learning from Smart People Podcast The importance of organization and collaboration for completing projects The first step in teambuilding is relationship building Equipping your team with the "tools for success" COVID-19 wasn't the only bad thing that happened in 2020 Why it's easier to talk about adversity than it is success Recognizing your strengths and accomplishments without being arrogant You can connect with the project and with Kelli Komondor and Mj Callaway using the links below. I would encourage you to get the book. It is available for free on April 21, 2021. However, if you miss that, the stories and insights are well worth the cost of the book. Project: http://www.twentywonbook.com Kelli: http://www.k2creativellc.com Mj: http://www.mjcallaway.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TwentyWonBook Thanks for listening to the Learning from Smart People Podcast! Please Subscribe, leave a comment and follow us on social media: Twitter: http://twitter.com/LFSPPodcast Instagram: http://instagram.com/LFSPPodcast Facebook: http://facebook.com/LFSPPodcast LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lfsppodcast/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbWV_LuUad7ZWuE9j5D9v-w You can also use the “Contact” page on the “Learning from Smart People” website: https://www.learningfromsmartpeople.com/

Apr 20

32 min 2 sec

Robert MacPhee talks about how to make excellent decisions on this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast with Rob Oliver. Excellent Decisions is not just Robert MacPhee's book, it is his work, his passion, his life and his legacy. We make more decisions than we realize, by developing our values and vision, we can ensure that we are making excellent decisions. As Rob Oliver mentioned during the open, FeedSpot.com recognized the Learning from Smart People Podcast as one of the "Top 35 Entrepreneurship Podcasts You Must Follow in 2021." (Link below.) Here are a few of points to listen for in this conversation between Robert MacPhee and Rob Oliver. The background of Excellent Decisions How Jack Canfield influenced Robert's parenting style Why it is important to help young people decide what's important to them The impact of our everyday decisions in our own lives and the lives of others We teach what we most need to learn! How decisions are the bridge between our personal development and our actions The way our actions impact our kids far more than our words Why Robert and his family don't use the word "can't" The definition of a "comfort zone" Why you can't get out of your comfort zone without identifying what it is Creating a new comfort zone should be the goal The understanding that having a comfort zone is neither good nor bad Excellent Decisions is all about leadership The principles of decision-making as a parent are the same as decision-making as a business person The importance of knowing the vision and values of your organization and your self The definition of values and two questions to help find them Check out Robert MacPhee's website. Be sure to take advantage of the free material he offered. Website: https://www.excellentdecisions.com Resources: https://www.excellentdecisions.com/joy Twitter: https://twitter.com/robertmacphee Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/robert.macphee.58 Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/macpheerobert/ Here's the link to the FeedSpot list of Entrepreneurship Podcasts You Must Follow in 2021: FeedSpot: https://blog.feedspot.com/entrepreneur_podcasts/ Thanks for listening to the Learning from Smart People Podcast! Please Subscribe, leave a comment and follow us on social media: Twitter: http://twitter.com/LFSPPodcast Instagram: http://instagram.com/LFSPPodcast Facebook: http://facebook.com/LFSPPodcast LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lfsppodcast/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbWV_LuUad7ZWuE9j5D9v-w You can also use the “Contact” page on the “Learning from Smart People” website: https://www.learningfromsmartpeople.com/

Apr 15

34 min 9 sec

Today's episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast features an interview with Alicia Butler Pierre about how to develop your business infrastructure. She has written one of the only books on the subject and even though the topic seems quite dry, she made the information accessible and interesting. It's a topic not just for start up businesses but, as she stated during the interview, established businesses need to build better policies and procedures to increase profitability. Here are a few of the topics you will learn about during this conversation between Alicia Butler Pierre and Rob Oliver: Michael Gerber's book – The E Myth The difference between having a skill set and being an entrepreneur Why developing a business infrastructure is imperative for established businesses The seven key elements of business infrastructure Using key performance indicators The importance of well-developed job descriptions Developing a vision board looking at today and the future Identifying the steps to deliver your service or product The difference between growing a business and scaling a business Why fear is sometimes the best motivator for developing business processes The wisdom of Warren Buffett regarding little expenses Avoiding the "shiny object syndrome" Why it is worth taking the time to find the right solution and not settling for the first thing that comes along You can connect with Alicia through her website and social media. Check out her podcast and her book. There is also a link to Michael Gerber's book. Website: https://aliciabutlerpierre.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/alicia_b_pierre Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AliciaButlerPierre Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/Alicia_B_Pierre/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/aliciabutlerpierre/ Book: https://www.amazon.com/Myth-Most-Businesses-Dont-About/dp/0887303625 Thanks for listening to the Learning from Smart People Podcast! Please Subscribe, leave a comment and follow us on social media: Twitter: http://twitter.com/LFSPPodcast Instagram: http://instagram.com/LFSPPodcast Facebook: http://facebook.com/LFSPPodcast LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lfsppodcast/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbWV_LuUad7ZWuE9j5D9v-w You can also use the “Contact” page on the “Learning from Smart People” website: https://www.learningfromsmartpeople.com/

Apr 13

32 min 34 sec

Rob Oliver talks with Sheri Prentiss in this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast. Dr. Sheri shares insight into how to find purpose after devastating change. A well respected and successful medical doctor, Sheri's whole life changed when she developed lymphedema as the result of her treatments for cancer. Her story is powerful and her positivity is infectious. During this discussion between Rob Oliver and Sheri Prentiss you will hear: Sheri's reason for becoming a physician Lymphedema – the condition that changed her ability to do her job Why you can't just move on all the time What happens when other people devalue you Dealing with "dream snatchers" – when someone or something steals your dream Sheri's determination to LIVE Her new understanding of the four elements of LIVE Understanding your strengths and using them to make a difference The impact of sharing your of yourself Creating a new vision of yourself after adversity The difference between what you do and who you are The amazing value of just being yourself Why Sheri wrote a book The lessons from adversity are universal How Sheri earned the title of Queen (and what is her kingdom…) The importance of focusing on what you have, not what you have lost Starting a nonprofit to address an issue you are passionate about You can find out more about Dr. Sheri Prentiss on her website and through her social media. The link to her nonprofit is also included below: Website: https://www.drsherimd.com NonProfit: http://www.live-today.org Twitter: https://twitter.com/divamd7 Facebook: https://facebook.com/DrSheriMD Instagram: https://instagram.com/drsherimd Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/drsherimd Thanks for listening to the Learning from Smart People Podcast! Please Subscribe, leave a comment and follow us on social media: Twitter: http://twitter.com/LFSPPodcast Instagram: http://instagram.com/LFSPPodcast Facebook: http://facebook.com/LFSPPodcast LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/lfsppodcast/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbWV_LuUad7ZWuE9j5D9v-w You can also use the “Contact” page on the “Learning from Smart People” website: https://www.learningfromsmartpeople.com/

Apr 8

30 min 52 sec