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How to Work a Room Like a Pro to Build Your Business | Susan RoAne | Episode 54

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  • You’re at a business event – how do you work the room like a pro?
  • And how do follow that up with effective networking?
  • (BTW, working a room and networking are not the same thing, as we’ll discover.)
  • In short, how do you build powerful business and personal relationships with the people you meet?

That’s what we’ll be talking about today with bestselling author of ‘How to Work a Room’ Susan RoAne.

Susan RoAne

Susan RoAneSusan RoAne is a professional speaker, author and expert on a subject that a lot of people struggle with, but which is vital for business success, and that is: networking and building relationships. She’s given over 1,000 keynote speeches on the subject and is the bestselling author of multiple books including the world famous ‘How to Work a Room’, which recently celebrated its 25th anniversary.

In total she’s sold an amazing over 1 million books and counting!

Susan is regularly quoted in the media and has appeared in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, CNN.com, Forbes and many others.

And today she’s going to talk to us about ‘meeting, mixing and mingling’ to build our businesses, networks and client relationships.

An online business resource Susan loves is…

  • Susan loves Twitter as a great way to connect and build relationships with people.

Susan‘s recommended book:

Susan‘s favourite quote:

“What’s let go of leaves room for what’s to come.” — Anon

How to connect with Susan

  • If you’d like Susan to speak at your event, company or conference she answers her own phone – who knew?! You can call her on (415) 461 3915 (and +1 to the start if you’re outside the US)
  • You can find out more about Susan and check out her blog and resources by visiting SusanRoAne.com
  • Connect with Susan on Twitter @susanroane

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Lessons from 2,500 of the world’s highest achievers | Corey Poirier | Episode 34

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Corey PoirierCorey Poirier is an award winning speaker who has presented at TEDx and who has shared the stage with the likes of Deepak Chopra and General Rick Hillier. He is also the host of the Conversations with Passion radio show and has interviewed over 2,500 of the world’s high achievers including guests such as Jack Canfield, John Grey, Dr John Izzo and Chalene Johnson.

He is also the international bestselling author of the book “Share Your Message with the World” and the CEO of a Seminar Company and a Media Company.

In this show Corey explains how he is able to share his message with the world and how you can too.

An online business resource Corey loves is…

  • LinkedIn – something that is oftern overlooked, but to which Corey can directly trace $6,000 to $8,000 of business per month!
  • Corey also loves Stitcher Radio, which he describes as the Sirius Satellite Radio of Internet and streaming audio. Stitcher is something that’s going to grow massively over the next few years – not least because it’s going to be built in to millions of new cars as they roll off the production lines from 2015.

Corey‘s recommended book:

Corey‘s favourite quote:

“You can have everything in life you want if you will just help enough people get what they want.” — Zig Ziglar

How to connect with Corey

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Running across America and into the record books! | Croix Sather | Episode 31

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Croix SatherCroix Sather has done some truly remarkable things – both in the entrepreneurial space and outside it. He’s run across America and he’s a World Record holder – and no, I’m not going to tell you what that’s for! There’s a whole story leading up to that World Record and I want you to hear it from the man himself… trust me, you’ll be seriously impressed!

Croix is also an internationally celebrated author and inspirational speaker in the field of personal and business consulting and the psychology of success. He is a speaker for “Hope for the Warriors” and is a panel expert for Sunwarrior Superfood Nutrition. He has authored four books, hosted a radio show, and has appeared in hundreds of television, radio, and newspaper articles.

In this show Croix shares some amazing lessons in both business and life from a true Champion who never quits!

Here’s the famous Steve Jobs Commencement speach that Croix recommends:

The “connecting the dots” story is at the beginning, but it’s really worth listening to the whole thing.

An online business resource Croix loves is…

  • Croix is using Elance.com to learn Spanish from a Bolivian Spanish speaker via Skype – but you can get pretty much anything done on this great freelancer site

Croix ‘s recommended books are:

How to connect with Croix

  • To get a free ebook and audiobook copy of Croix’s bestelling book “Dream Big Act Big” and a free 3 part audio series visit FreeDreamBigBook.com
  • You can also connect with Croix via his website CroixSather.com – there’s some amazing info about Croix’s Run Across America and his Death Valley World Record

Croix’s TED Talks:

Run Across America: Croix’s talk starts at 37 seconds in:

Winning the World’s Toughest Race (Death Valley)

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How to host and profit from online and offline events | Jessie Schwartzburg | Episode 28

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Jessie SchwartzburgDiscover how to host and profit from your own events – both online and offline, while positioning yourself as the go-to expert in your market at the same time! In this show I talk to event planning expert Jessie Schwartzburg.

Jessie is a speaker and author consultant and founder of Jessie Schwartzburg Events – a full service event design, planning and production company that is an industry leader known for bringing unique ideas, creative concepts and flawless execution… and I’ve been to one of Jessie’s events and I can say that it was outstanding!

Jessie has successfully produced every type of event from conferences, galas and product launches to film festivals, screenings and award ceremonies. She’s worked on events with headline names such as Donald Trump, Suze Orman, Magic Johnson, Al Gore and Tony Robbins that have had as many as 74,000 attendees.

Of particularly relevance for us as entrepreneurs, Jessie has helped hundreds of amateur and professional speakers build their careers and she’s produced countless lecture series, conferences, book signings, webcasts, product launches and speaker tours.

In doing so she’s worked with internationally known authors, speakers and celebrities such as Deepak Chopra, Jenny McCarthy, Naomi Judd, Erin Brockovich and Eckhart Tolle. In addition to helping her clients coordinate live and online events, she is a sought after speaker, and she regularly coaches clients on the how-to’s of the event world.

An online business resource Jessie loves is…

  • Google docs: perfect for collaberating with teams especially if they’re virtual – and it’s free!

Jessie’s recommended book:

How to connect with Jessie

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