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August 2018

A Salesman Who Doesn’t Sell with Brian Greenberg – Ep#146

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Think Bold Be Bold Guest: Brian Greenberg

A Salesman Who Doesn’t Sell with Brian Greenberg – Ep#146

Overview: In this episode, Brian J. Greenberg, aka The Salesman Who Doesn’t Sell, joins us on the Think Bold, Be Bold Show! Brian has founded businesses in e-commerce, marketing, and financial services. He has generated over 50 million in revenue from his businesses and collected over 10,000 reviews and testimonials from customers. He is the founder and president of True Blue Life Insurance, whose mission is to be transparent, honest and helpful to their customers without ever bugging or pushing them. Brian also runs e-commerce websites at Touchfree Concepts and Wholesale Janitorial Supply. Tune in to hear how you can generate sales in your sleep by gaining authentic traffic to your website through reviews!

5 Golden Nuggets Shared:

  1. Success in your business is a long-term game. Avoid shortcuts and do business the right way, be authentic and genuinely care about your customers.
  2. It’s better to have your customers buy from you first verses selling to them first.  
  3. Implement informational selling in your business. Give them valuable information in order to make the right purchase decision.
  4. Do everything you can to make an upset customer happy. One negative customer experience can cost you a lot more business down the line.
  5. Utilize tools to drive organic traffic and put out great content. A few of Brian’s favorite are: https://headlines.sharethrough.com/ and https://www.semrush.com

3 Bold and Kick-Ass Quotes:

  1. “I’m willing to take a loss just to satisfy the customer.” – Brian Greenberg
  2. “I value work and life balance.” – Brian Greenberg
  3. “Leaders are readers.” – Brian Greenberg

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Think Like a Shark and Be Bold with Kevin Harrington – Ep#145

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Think Bold Be Bold Guest: Kevin Harrington

Think Like a Shark and Be Bold with Kevin Harrington – Ep#145

Overview: In this episode, Kevin Harrington, Inventor of the Infomercial and Original Shark on Shark Tank, comes on the Think Bold, Be Bold Show! Tune in to hear Kevin’s wisdom on building a dream team and what it truly takes to become a successful entrepreneur. Spoiler alert – Listen to the end for an opportunity to win a free 30-minute consultation and mentoring session with Kevin!

5 Golden Nuggets Shared:

  1. When you’re backed into a corner, you have no other choice to be creative and figure a way out.
  2. As an investor, the most important thing to do is protect your investment. It’s key to have advisors on your team to ensure you and your capital are protected throughout the deal.
  3. Learning how to “close the sale” is essential to your business’s success. Study sales and learn from the greats, such as Zig Ziglar.
  4. Split your time into increments, especially those of you who are in multiple business ventures. This will help you stay organized, productive, and keep pushing you towards your goals.
  5. Go big, go strong, and go for the gusto. Think bold and never give up on your goals.

3 Bold and Kick-Ass Quotes:

  1. “If you just lay money out when people need it, they don’t get creative.” Kevin Harrington
  2. “I look at every single deal like it’s the last money I got.” – Kevin Harrington
  3. “Go get an unbelievable mentor, but get somebody beyond what you think you can get.“ – Kevin Harrington

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Diagnosed with a Case of Adversity with Dr. James Kelley – Ep #144

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Overview: In this episode, we interview Dr. James Kelley on the Think Bold, Be Bold Show! Dr. James Kelley, author of The Crucible’s Gift: 5 Lessons from Authentic Leaders Who Thrive in Adversity, brings a fresh perspective to leadership coaching and keynotes. His journey from a humble home in Portland, Oregon to earning his PhD and living near Dubai with his wife and four children has been full of adversity. James also has a keen interest in the adversity that shapes great leaders around the world.

Whether it’s on his podcast, Executives After Hours, or giving a keynote speech at a conference, James loves to dive deep and share stories of how and why leaders need crucible moments to be a better version of themselves. James believes that his unique journey filled with ups and downs, twists and turns, and a driving curiosity, equips him to bring great value to the world of executive leadership. Tune in for a fun and informal conversation with your hosts and Dr. James Kelley!

5 Golden Nuggets Shared:

  1. In life, it’s important to be authentic. A true leader is authentic, relatable, and guides others based on the adversities they have overcome.  
  2. Make sure to look at the positives of adversity and also learn to live with the sorrows of adversity. Both are key in truly overcoming an adversity and growing from it!  
  3. Listen with intent. Don’t think about how you can interject your own wisdom, but rather listen to what they are really saying.  
  4. Without a learning mindset, you won’t grow or develop.  
  5. Acknowledge that fear is a valid emotion, but don’t let it control you. Push through the fear and see how much you grow from it.

3 Bold and Kick-Ass Quotes:

  1. “Who you are defines what you do.” – James Kelley
  2. “As competitive people, sometimes we get so caught up in trying to be right that we forget the moments of doing right instead.” – James Kelley
  3. “Don’t let fear conquer you, conquer your fear.” – James Kelley

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Becoming Digitally Dynamic with Michael Gale – Ep# 143

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Think Bold Be Bold Guest: Michael Gale

Becoming Digitally Dynamic with Michael Gale – Ep# 143

Overview: In this episode, Michael Gale comes on the Think Bold, Be Bold Show! Michael founded Strategic Oxygen in 2001, which was widely seen as one of the technology industry’s primary data toolset for marketers, used by over 20 brands and used to model over $4 billion in marketing and sales investments. The company was sold to Monitor Group, where he was a group partner from 2006 to 2010. In 2011, he became a partner at Pulsepoint Group, a digital consulting company, which was acquired by ICF in 2015. Michael has also served as chief web officer and GM at Micron Technology and was the vice president of Worldwide brand research at IntelliQuest. More recently, Michael is the Co-Author of The Wall Street Journal Best-Seller, The Digital Helix, and focuses on delivering the promise of digital transformation with organizations. Tune in to his show below!

5 Golden Nuggets Shared:

  1. Be optimistic and creative. When you think positive and outside the box, the sky’s the limit.  
  2. If you want to digitally transform your organization, you need to teach your people how to learn. Teach them how to stop doing things they were doing before, how to do new things, and how to do things differently for the future.
  3. Successful people have the ability to teach others. Find someone who has been successful in what you aspire to do, and learn from them.
  4. We need to be human in a digital world. Technology and our new digital world isn’t necessarily a good or bad thing, but we need to learn to navigate through it.
  5. Try this exercise: Take a piece of paper and split it into 3 columns. In the 1st column – write what you stop doing. In the 2nd column – write what you do differently. In the 3rd column – write what you’re going to start doing for the first time. In the middle of your paper, write “I want my organization to digitally transform.” Complete this exercise with at least 10 items and you will be on your way to digitally transform your business!

Note: The first 15 people who fully complete the exercise in golden nugget #5 and emails a copy of their exercise to info@thinkboldbebold.com will receive a free copy of Michael’s book, The Digital Helix! Please also include your shipping address. To the first 15 individuals who receive a free book, stay tuned for another surprise!   

3 Bold and Kick-Ass Quotes:

  1. “Most success, I think, is born of accident but is amplified by the ability to see what is happening around you.” – Michael Gale  
  2. “We want to help the world get better.” – Michael Gale
  3. “We’re going to train people to be creative instigators, not automated responders.” – Michael Gale

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Transitioning to a Subscription Economy with Tien Tzuo – Ep# 142

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Transitioning to a Subscription Economy with Tien Tzuo – Ep# 142

Overview: In this episode, CEO and Co-Founder of Zuora, and Best-Selling Author of “SUBSCRIBED,” Tien Tzuo comes on the Think Bold, Be Bold Show! His company, Zuora, is the leading Subscription Economy SaaS provider, with over a thousand customers worldwide. Formerly, Tien was the chief marketing officer and chief strategy officer of Salesforce. Tien argues that shifting your mindset from product-centered business to consumer-centered business will allow your business to move beyond the linear. Tune in to learn more about subscription models and why Tien believes they will soon disrupt the entire business industry.  

5 Golden Nuggets Shared:

  1. You need to think like your customers and give them what they really want. It’s also important to pay close attention to the current economy and what trends customers are buying into.  
  2. Figure out what business you are in and how you can maintain that relationship with your business, employees, partners, and customers.
  3. If you are considering turning your business into a subscription model, think of your customers as subscribers rather than just customers. What are your customers going to want or need on a monthly basis? How can you create efficiency in your system with a great customer experience?
  4. If you’re not shifting to a subscription model now, chances are that in a few years you might not have any business left to shift.
  5. A transformation isn’t always easy, but it doesn’t have to be hard either. Challenge yourself to think differently, finding ways to simplify your transformation and overall experience.

3 Bold and Kick-Ass Quotes:

  1. “It’s all about the experience today, not just the product.” – Tien Tzuo
  2. “This is the business model for the future.” – Tien Tzuo
  3. “It’s about keeping your customers longer without having a business model where your success is tied to your customer’s success.” – Tien Tzuo

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