Thu, 29 April 2021
Matt Tullman is co-founder and CEO of Merchant Mechanics, and a founding partner at Bellwether Citizen Response. With over 25 years of experience in the consumer insights industry, Matt continues to pioneer the development and application of behavioral, implicit, and neuroscience research techniques that help brands better understand the subconscious emotional drivers of motivation and decision-making. His research has been published in prominent business publications and academic journals, including the Journal of Advertising Research, Forbes, and The Wall Street Journal.
In this episode, Matt discusses his latest article titled “How NOT To Fight Vaccine Hesitancy: Lessons from Brain Science (and Nancy Reagan)” and shares why the key to combating vaccine hesitancy is to appeal to the emotional side of vaccine objections. He also discusses why all the science in the world will not be enough to combat vaccine hesitancy, and what the focus should be on instead.
You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/3vBGxcn
Thu, 22 April 2021
Colin Bryar joined Amazon in 1998—four years after its founding—and spent the next 12 years as part of the senior leadership team as the company grew from a domestic (US-only) seller of books to a global, multi-dimensional powerhouse and innovator. He served as Vice President at Amazon, and spent two of his years as Chief of Staff to Jeff Bezos, a.k.a. "Jeff's shadow." During this time, he spent each day attending meetings, traveling, and discussing business and life with Jeff.
In this episode, Colin describes what it was really like working alongside Jeff Bezos, as well as what Jeff’s superpowers are when it comes to business. Listen in to learn how Amazon developed single-thread leadership within the organization, why the company moved away from using PowerPoint as a means of persuasion and analysis (and what they use instead), and what Jeff Bezos considers one of the best things that Amazon has ever done.
You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/3sFpeVI
Thu, 15 April 2021
Judy Samuelson is Founder and Executive Director of the Aspen Institute Business and Society Program and a Vice President at the Aspen Institute. Signature programs under Judy’s leadership include a ten-year campaign to disrupt Milton Friedman’s narrative about corporate purpose, a multi-year dialogue to produce the Aspen Principles of Long-Term Value Creation, and a partnership with Korn Ferry to rethink executive pay. She also writes regularly for Quartz at Work, is a Bellagio Fellow, and serves as a Director of Financial Health Network.
This episode is a little different than usual, but I know that the message will resonate with any business person who is trying to achieve long-term success. Listen in as Judy shares the new rules for long-term business success, including the shift to view employees as your best asset instead of a cost of operations, the questions to ask when looking at automation in the value-creation process, and how to find the balance between value creation and ongoing organizational sustainability.
You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/3t9cbgk
Thu, 8 April 2021
Mark Schaefer is a globally-recognized keynote speaker, educator, and business consultant. The bestselling author of nine path-finding books, including the first book ever written on influence marketing, Mark has worked in global sales, PR, and marketing positions for 30 years and provides consulting services as Executive Director of Schaefer Marketing Solutions. His books are used as textbooks at more than 50 universities, have been translated into 12 languages, and can be found in more than 750 libraries worldwide.
In this episode, Mark explains how to create momentum when you don’t have millions of dollars to spend, why some people get to the next level and some people don't, and the research behind how people create momentum in all areas of life. Listen in to learn why there has never been a more fascinating time to be in marketing, as well as how we can be heard amongst all the noise.
You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/3wmjYcJ
Thu, 1 April 2021
Danny Iny is the founder and CEO of Mirasee, a leading voice in the world of online courses, and a bestselling author. He has been featured in the Harvard Business Review and Entrepreneur, and contributes regularly to publications including Inc., Forbes, and Business Insider. He has also spoken at institutions like Yale University and organizations like Google, and his work on strategy training won special recognition from Fast Company as a "World Changing Idea.”
In this episode, Danny takes us through how the pandemic has accelerated the adoption of online courses by the public, as well as where the opportunities lie now that it seems everyone has an online course to sell. He’ll also share the key ingredients for a really effective course, how you can create a more immersive course experience for your students, and how to optimize your marketing tactics for your potential customers.
You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2PdlUmZ