#056: Who Are Your Trusted Advisors? [Podcast]

We all want to be successful. But when it comes to success, your advisors can make you or break you.


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As a leader, one of the most important steps you must take is assembling an informal team of trusted advisors. They can help you take advantage of the opportunities coming your way—and avoid the biggest mistakes you will inevitably encounter.

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Announcing the Get Noticed! Theme Paid Beta

Last September, I announced we had begun development on the Get Noticed! Theme for WordPress. My goal was to create a powerful, easy-to-use theme for anyone wanting to build their own platform.

Get Noticed! Theme Screenshot

The theme entered beta testing in mid-January. Our faithful testers found some bugs (just as we had hoped) and made some great suggestions for additional features.

5 Reasons I Switched to Scrivener for All My Writing

As a full-time writer, I take my tools seriously. With a blog, a podcast, speeches, and a new book in the works, I have to maximize my productivity. I have a daily word count goal, and I can’t afford to let the tools get in the way.

5 Reasons I Switched to Scrivener for All My Writing

But, unfortunately, they often do. Until a month ago, I had nearly half a dozen word processors in my active tool kit:

#055: How to Read a Non-Fiction Book [Podcast]

It’s been said “leaders read and readers lead.” If that’s true, then reading is one of the most important things you can do to grow your leadership. But how do you get better at it and retain more of what you read?


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Recently, my wife, Gail, and I had dinner with some close, neighborhood friends. As we always do with this group, we soon began discussing books.

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What I Learned from a $300,000 Product Launch

We launched Platform University back in January. I wasn’t sure how it would turn out. I didn’t have any experience launching a membership site.

Fortunately, I had some really smart people helping me. As a result, we exceeded my 90-day membership goal by more than three hundred percent—the first week! (Oh me of little faith.)

The Easiest Way to Get Started Podcasting

Because of the success of my own podcast, I am often asked, “So how can I get started podcasting?” I have a very short answer to that question.

Listen to my friend, Cliff Ravenscraft, the Podcast Answer Man, and do everything he says to do. This is how I got started. His practical, down-to-earth advice is the primary reason my podcast is consistently in the iTunes top 10 for Business.

I’m looking forward to speaking at the PSIGEN’s Resonance Partner Conference is the first and only educational and networking conference of its kind, centered on the use of PSIGEN products.

Date: October 14, 2013
Time: 9:00-10:30 a.m.
Event: Resonance Partner Conference
Topic: Platform: Get Noticed in a Noisy World
Sponsor: PSIGEN
Venue: Green Valley Ranch
Location: 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway
Henderson, NV 89052
United States
Public: Private
More Info: Click here for more information.