So this episode is a little different. It's a recording from my sit down when Chris Lloyd. Chris had come by my office to interview me for his awesome blog Everything Austin. We hit record and it was hard to tell who was interviewing who. To say there are some amazing nuggets in this episode would be an understatement.
You can learn more about Chris, his blog and of course his cool business at https://everythingaustinapartments.com/blog/
You know connections just won't magically become relationships simply because you clicked Invite or Accept on LinkedIn right? Seems obvious but in all honesty for most people, that's exactly what they expect to happen. And my friends, that's no bueno!
Your network is one of the most sacred and important assets you own. It can incrementally increase in value and worth but not without effort and work. This episode cuts through some of the misnomers and impracticalities of wayward thinking when it comes to LinkedIn.
Use these ideas wisely and you'll watch the Ripples multiple I promise.
Is there somebody in your life or network that you want to get to know better? In this episode I will share some tips and experiences I've had with telling people how I feel. Get inspired, it's time to tell these people the truth.
There is zero risk in trying to get to know people better.
Is there somebody you look up too but they don't even know it?
Recently I had the honor of interviewing Les Haas. He is an amazing father who has been on a journey to over come grief and put his fitness into overdrive. His response to a dire situation is truly inspirational and can surely help kickstart any goals you have in mind. Feel free to follow this great guy on Facebook or on Instagram!
"The effort you are putting in matters, and that effort is the one thing no one can take away from you.
Are you having trouble with starting your health and fitness journey?
Les Haas found that fitness and exercise helped him cope with his grief from loss.
In this episode, I am on the road literally. I recorded this in route to a self-imposed business sabbatical. Sorry for the mic quality.
I had a lot on my mind that I wanted to share about why I do these trips, why they are critical to my success and why you should consider doing them too.
More importantly, I am slinging some honest truth about health scares, walkup calls and getting some damn control over how I want this story called my life to play out. Hopefully it inspires you to do the same....
In this episode Steve talks about the negative voice in your head that is likely working against you. At a minimum, it's jacking up your mojo and messing up your perspective and confidence.
In this can't miss episode of The Ripple Effect Podcast. Steve will get you thinking about those friends and supporters that always have your back. He'll encourage you to not only think about them but to take some steps to really show your appreciation and gratitude for them.
Be sure to stay to the end to learn about Steve's Virtual Ripple Coaching Program. If you ever needed a little Ripple in your life, here's your change to make that happen!
In this episode Steve interviews "damn nice guy" Terry Grier. Terry is an inspiring, motivational guy that has leveraged the power of career pivot and following his passion to discover he has always been an entrepreneur at heart.
Learn how Terry manages his day using a Bullet Journal and merges a digital and analog strategy for staying focused. Also why negotiating with his wife actually led to developing a committed strategy for discovering his entrepreneurial success.
I took my own advice and decided to take a huge leap of faith to take all of my companies to the next level and I couldn't be more excited.
I am super pumped for everyone to meet Dr. Misty Funk. Not only is Misty a confirmed Rippler, she's one amazing entrepreneur still dealing with same self-doubts and uncertainty many of us face on our own entrepreneurial path. Her approach to delivering her vision to the world is both refreshing and inspiring.
To learn more about Dr. Misty Funk please check out her website at: https://www.drmistyfunk.com/
In this episode Steve breaks down his model for better communication and helps you learn to maximize the power of conversation and set yourself apart. Let's face it, in today's device distracted world, our ability to have meaningful conversations over the phone and face to face could use a major overall. This episode will tell you how to step up your conversation game which will no doubt, help you create some even bigger Ripples with the people who matter.
In this episode Steve gives some invaluable advice for the job seeker. He provides some very candid feedback about what to do and most importantly, what not to do when seeking your next role. Whether you are actively looking for your next role or perhaps may be in the future, you will definitely want to check out this episode for some hard truths and powerful Ripple strategies.
Even if you think a career change may not be in your future, you owe it to yourself to listen Steve's advice on what you should be doing anyway just in case. Most people don't see a job change coming until it's too late. This makes sure you are maximizing your efforts to insure your network will be there for you if you really need it.
In this episode Steve discusses why asking for feedback whether you are an employee, business owner or company leader is a key to your success. Are you delivering all the value you could to the people who you depend on for your success? Or is there room for improvement? Is there an opportunity to do more?
Most people don't know because they don't ask. Then they scratch their head wondering why a customer leaves or they passed over for a promotion or worse yet, they get the unexpected pink slip.
Feedback when ask for it show you are committed and focused on being there and delivering the very best of your skills and abilities. It's a powerful but revealing exercise that can help you overcome your blind spots.
This has become one of my funnest episodes to record! I enjoy hearing from listeners and sharing some answers to the most riveting questions on their minds!
In today's episode I answer the following:
Details on the Virtual Ripple Coaching Program: https://ripplecentral.com/services/virtual-coaching/
New changes afoot at The Ripple Effect Podcast. New focus, new interviews and a whole lot more Rippling coming in season 4!
Aruna Ghatak-Roy shares some of her inspirational story about testing limits, staying curious and giving new things a try. This powerful young lawyer shares some powerful lessons we can all learn from about taking chances and not settling for anything that doesn't excite and inspire you.
I was so grateful that Aruna agreed to come onto the podcast and share her thoughts. There is no doubt in my mind that she will ignite your curiosity and inspire you to take new on new challenges. Heck maybe even surfing!
Gregory Diehl is a thoughtful and inspiring young man that I first came into contact with a few years ago. Every since meeting him, I've been inspired by his adventures and willingness to experience things some of us only dream about.
He's a adventure traveler having visited in 50+ countries and parlayed his experience into a unique entrepreneurial journey. A successful speaker, podcaster and author, Gregory's latest book The Influential Author is helping individuals understand how to get their ideas and stories published.
I'm proud to introduce you to Gregory and trust you'll be inspired by him as much as I have been.
Gregory's books can be found on Amazon by clicking here: https://www.amazon.com/Gregory-Diehl/e/B017USY7IU/ref=sr_tc_2_0?qid=1544384008&sr=8-2-ent
Let's face it, the assumptions and stories we tell ourselves is probably killing our relationships and our chances for success. So why does our brain do this? Believe it or not, it's for the sake of efficiency but it often leads us down the wrong path and causes us to miss the mark a lot of the time.
And yes, it's working against your ability to be a rock star Rippler.
Gudjon is a confirmed Rippler and someone that I know you are gonna love learning from! His work inspires and motivates so many people that I know you will walk away from this episode with a deep desire to communicate and engage much differently out there in the world.
I had the distinct honor of having this open, honest and insightful conversation on what it means to be a good human and live a harmonious life. I am blessed to know Gudjon and to share his amazing insights with my podcast listeners.
Steve shares some very specific ideas on how you can begin Rippling right now to make huge inroads into the connections and relationships you have in your personal and professional life. What are you waiting for, let's get your Ripple started!
In this episode, Steve talks about how a simple Ripple Connection Question asked on Facebook opened up an opportunity for a whole lot of Ripples to happen thanks to the Ripple Community!
A follow up to the Don't Keep Score episode. Steve answers a very valid and important listener's question regarding whether Rippling is a realistic strategy or a fool's errand.
When you create a positive Ripple for someone you have to avoid the very tempting action of keeping score. Because if you keep score, you'll not only end up disappointed but likely to forever a relationship in the process.
If certain limitations have become an excuse for you, this episode might just be the one that convinces you to put it away for good.
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