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Why Everything You Know About Success Is (Mostly) Wrong with Eric Barker | 115

Eric Barker (@bakadesuyo) is the best-selling author of Barking Up the Wrong Tree: The Surprising Science Behind Why Everything You Know About Success Is (Mostly) Wrong. Eric is like a myth busters for conventional wisdom around success and achievement. Eric is an author, blogger, former screenwriter, public speaker, and this week’s podcast guest.
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How to Have Better Conversations | Celeste Headlee (Episode 114)

Celeste Headlee (@CelesteHeadlee) wants you to master the art and science of conversation. She is the author of the the best-selling book is We Need to Talk: How to Have Conversations That Matter. 
Celeste is a modern day renaissance woman. She is a podcast host, author, public speaker and professional opera singer. She hosts the well-respected public radio podcast,

Launch, Share & Thrive in The Influencer Economy: Ryan Williams’ Google Author Talk

I recently had the pleasure of giving my talk as a part of Google’s Author Talks program. An old college friend, Peyton Dobbs introduced me to speak. We had an informative, fun and engaging conversation how to grow your influence through collaboration. I am thrilled to share my Google Author Talk on: The Influencer Economy:

How to Build a Brand That People Will Love with Author Dorie Clark

We all have ideas. Everyone of us has big ideas that we want to execute on. But the internet is a noisy place. There are billions of social media posts, YouTube videos, and blogs. In the new economy, it’s very difficult to get our ideas heard. If you truly want your ideas to standout,

Dan Ariely: Payoff & The Hidden Logic That Shapes Our Motivations

Dan Ariely is the James B Duke Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics at Duke University. He’s also a best-selling New York Times author. Dan spends his time researching behavioral economics and “tries to describe it in plain language.”

Dan gave a world-famous TED Talk in October 20 called “What Makes Us Feel Good About Our Work?”

Wired Magazine’s Co-Founder Kevin Kelly on Future Tech, Sharing Ideas, and The Inevitable

Kevin Kelly is a blogger, author, editor, student of technology and future systems, and self-proclaimed “packager of ideas”. He is the founding executive editor of Wired magazine and has written for the New York Times, Economist, Science, Time, the Wall Street Journal, and other national and international publications. This week our guest Kevin Kelly on

88: Seth Godin on Making a Ruckus, Being Bold & Knowing When to Quit

Seth Godin is a marketer, entrepreneur, and best-selling author. He’s one of my favorite public speakers and an inspiring figure in the marketing world.  Early in his career, Seth was founder and CEO of Yoyodyne, an interactive direct marketing company.  Yoyodyne eventually was acquired by Yahoo! in 1998. Seth then worked as VP Direct Marketing at Yahoo

84: Battling Depression and Fighting Through Anxiety as a Creative Person with Rand Fishkin

Rand Fishkin was depressed and anxious for around a year. He had trouble sleeping and got trapped in the loop of “regretting decisions from the past.” He felt sunk and felt that nothing useful was coming from his business, Moz. Meanwhile the company was a $20 Million revenue business at the time, and has grown

83: Finding the Funny, Delivering Jokes and Adding Humor to Your Public Speaking with David Nihill

David Nihill like many people, was terrified of public speaking. But unlike most people, to conquer his fear of speaking in front of groups, David spent a year studying and performing stand-up comedy. After performing at The Improv, The Comedy Store, & Cobb’s he realized that anyone can be funny when giving a talk. He also

Jay Samit Disrupt You (Episode 81)

 Jay Samit (@JaySamit) is an entrepreneur and the author of the bestselling book Disrupt You! Master Personal Transformation, Seize Opportunity, and Thrive in the Era of Endless Innovation.

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Influencer Economy Quick Hit quotes from Jay:

“You have a choice: pursue your dreams, or be hired by someone else to help them fulfill their