FF124: Better Relationships And Reading People with Alan Stevens

In this episode, Alan Stevens, Profiling and Communications Specialist, shares about understanding people’s personalities with reading facial features and body language. He also dives into relationships and how communicating better makes others happier and life easier for you.

Highlights From This Episode:

  • Every facial feature tells you a person’s personality
  • Mental health during the pandemic
  • Every thought we have creates a chemical reaction
  • If you can understand your family members you communicate better and they are going to be happier
  • The Campfire Project and respectful conversations between men and women

Links & Resources From This Episode:

Learn more:   AlanStevens.com.au

Resources:  How to Persuade and Influence Behaviours of Others Course

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FF123: Physical, Mental And Social Health with Sara Hodson

In this episode, Sara Hodson of Live Well Exercise Clinic and President of the Fitness Industry for Canada, shares not only about physical fitness, but she also shares her wisdom on mental and social health. Sara geeks out a bit on the science of exercise and an analogy of the covid forest fire we’ve experienced in the economy and business.

Highlights From This Episode:

  • The top 2 barriers to starting any type of fitness lifestyle
  • Prioritizing your health is no different from your business strategy, plans, goals and weekly action plans
  • Having your fitness time in your calendar really sets you free from the guilt
  • Mental health and a state of languishing
  • Our social health is really paramount right now

Links & Resources From This Episode:

Learn more:   Live Well Clinic

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FF122: Lifestyle Shows and Vodcasting with Jon Taylor

In this episode, Jon Taylor from MKE Video shares about vodcasting, in a live interactive lifestyle show featuring different people in a dynamic and fun way. Jon is creating shows that allow you to think way outside the box and be free with ideas and concepts that are simply not like what everyone is doing.

Highlights From This Episode:

  • Make a lifestyle show that’s interesting with interesting people who are fun to watch and it’s fun to be a part of
  • Doing things live is the exact opposite of podcasting
  • Using fun questions and short little pieces of conversation taking people through a journey
  • A lot of time is spent crafting very good questions based on the feedback of the guest questionnaire
  • Being consistent is the number one thing to success

Links & Resources From This Episode:

Learn more: https://mkevideo.com

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FF121: Headshots That Get Attention with Peggy McCartha

In this episode, we have a fun conversation with Peggy McCartha who has spent 30+ years as a professional photographer and headshot specialist. Peggy shares what it takes to have a headshot that gets attention starting with digging deep into your marketing strategy, mindset, goals and how your headshot fits into that strategy.

Highlights From This Episode:

  • What is your brand story and what is that story that you’ve told them consistently all the way through?
  • Why aren’t entrepreneurs using their headshots to get attention just like an actor tells their story to a casting director?
  • Intentionally give people a reason to hang out and find out if you’re the person that they want to give their money to.
  • We want that picture to grab their attention so they look and see what else you have to offer, to really let your personality shine through.
  • For an effective headshot, ensure you make eye contact and look deep into the lens of the camera, right down the barrel of the lens.

Links & Resources From This Episode:

Learn more: Headshots By Peggy

Resources:  For a Headshot Strategy Session contact Peggy

Quote:   “Remember, in addition to ambition, drive, and tenacity to truly be successful we also need patience, empathy, compassion, and kindness.” ~Peggy McCartha

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FF120: Finding Your Flow with Stacy Braiuca

In this episode, Stacy Braiuca, Technology Therapist and Squirrel Wrangler (yes, these are her official titles), shares how she combines her tech geekiness with a therapist background to help people who are terrified of technology and techs who are terrified of speaking human. Stacy gives us a high-level view of her formula to find your flow.

Highlights From This Episode:

  • Finding your formula and living in a state of flow
  • The 4 silent S’s to a healthy life
  • Mitigating the stresses and living in your magic
  • Putting your skills and talents into alignment to feel more alive and congruent
  • Give yourself grace and the perfection doesn’t matter

Links & Resources From This Episode:

Learn more:   https://www.stacybraiuca.com

Resources:  Get the Technology Therapist app at:  https://www.stacybraiuca.com/app 

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FF119: Grow Your Business Through Podcasting with Evans Putman

In this episode, Evans Putman shares his expertise in how to grow your business through podcasting and why now is a great time to begin your podcast.

Highlights From This Episode:

  • Why now is a great time to begin podcasting
  • How the pandemic has connected us in new ways and the opportunities it has opened up
  • Growing your podcast organically and building your marketing list the right way
  • How 80% of sales came from free resources and adding value
  • The benefits of sharing value on other people’s podcasts

Links & Resources From This Episode:

Read More:   ‘Million Dollar Dads’

Learn More:  5 Steps to Turn Your Podcast Into a High-Ticket Sales Machine


Resources:   My Podcast Coach on Facebook

Quote:   Frank Kern Show somebody you can help them by actually helping them’

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FF118: Tough Business Questions Answered with Mary Scott

In this fun episode, we take a bit of a turn. Mary Scott joins us to answer some tough business questions … ‘On the Spot.’ I’ve been collecting some questions to present to Mary. It will be the first time she has heard the questions. Her answers are ‘Spot On’ and she gives us lots of great take aways.

Highlights From This Episode:

  • What to do when you are overwhelmed, don’t know where to start and what to do first
  • What’s trending in business and the most vulnerable sectors
  • What to do to keep your cashflow flowing
  • The must haves right now for a solopreneur
  • What to do with a team member that’s just not working out

Links & Resources From This Episode:

Learn more: Business Riff

Resources:  StartUp Resources Guide

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FF117: Reset, Reframe And Refocus Your Business with Val Low

In this solo episode, Val Low digs in a little deeper into the entrepreneurial journey and growing a powerful and impactful business. Val shares some key pieces to propel forward into a new season in your business.

Highlights From This Episode:

  • Creating a powerful plan for the next year of your business
  • Celebrating wins, even the mini ones
  • The importance of tracking your numbers
  • Being in alignment with your business and the sharing the uniqueness you bring to the world
  • Being on brand and building a power team to support your growth

Links & Resources From This Episode:

Learn more: https://vallow.me

Resources:  Watch for The Entrepreneurial Toolbox. A collection of podcast guest gifts from previous episodes. Full of reports, checklists, ebooks and valuable resources for your entrepreneurial journey.

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FF116: Do What Makes You Happy In Your Work with Cal Misener

In this episode, Cal Misener speaks of meaningful alignment and finding happiness in the work you do. He shares how individuals and organizations can achieve alignment between what is important to them and the impact they want to make.

Highlights From This Episode:

  • How to discover what really does make you happy
  • Taking a look at your theme and the influence it has on your work
  • How doing simple things in your day can increase your happiness
  • The key actions to working with a virtual team to maintain communication
  • What to do for your team members when they are not engaged in their work

Links & Resources From This Episode:

Learn more: ‘Strength Finders’

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FF115: The Golden Thread of Branding with Lesley Everett

In this episode, Lesley Everett shares her vast experience in personal branding and the personality of your brand. We chat about what it is that differentiates you from the crowd, the golden thread that runs through everything and how we make people feel to really drive how you build your brand.

Highlights From This Episode:

  • Stand out in the crowd authentically in everything you do
  • Have people talk about you behind your back in a way that you need them to talk about you behind your back
  • What is the end result of what you give to people, to your clients? You buy the end result.
  • Bring people into understanding the difference they make to the corporate brand message
  • It’s how we make people feel which really drives how we build our brand

Links & Resources From This Episode:

Learn more:   https://www.lesleyeverett.com  https://www.walkingtall.com

Read more:    ‘Corporate Brand Personality’  ‘Drop Dead Brilliant’  ‘Walking Tall’  by Lesley Everett

Resources:   Visibility Tips

Quote:  ‘We can’t easily see the label from inside the bottle’  Lesley Everett

   There’s only one thing worse than being talked about and that’s not being talked about’   Oscar Wilde

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