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:
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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.
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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.
New Virtual Ripple Coaching Program
Steve Martin's "Born Standing Up"
Alan Alda's Podcast - Clear + Vivid
Brittany Krystal's Podcast - Beyond Influential
Took a business sabbatical to finally complete something I've been dreaming about doing for a long, long time. Well, I did it! It's here and it's pretty awesome if I do say so myself!
Everyone matters. How you treat them matters too.
Steve discusses a strategy he's used to deepen and strengthen his most important relationships. Learn what a connection point is and how you can leverage it to develop your own personal and professional relationships.
Why do I have a network or really amazing people? Maybe it's because I'm not trying to impress anyone. They get what they get and they don't throw a fit. Or something like that.
Steve is back and you can hear it in the enthusiasm in his voice. He is back to our regular format and shares his passionate plea to put that darn phone away or a connection you may miss.
This week I found myself inside the ICU unit of a hospital. Why? Because I was too busy to deal with something that I should have made a priority. And I almost paid for it with my life.
In this episode, Steve addresses a recurring topic that listeners have asked about - How he approaches earning business and what advice he has for people who that find themselves in a sales or business development role that might be struggling to ask for the sale.
And what the loses can actually teach you as well!
Steve discusses 10% Happier by Dan Harris and why he loves the freedom of being an entrepreneur. Hint, he's basically unemployable.
In this episode The Ripple man talks about Alex's jealous of the new HomePod, shares some insights on the power of building friendships the right way and explains why how not giving his 14 year food poisoning is a gold star accomplishment
In this episode, Steve takes some suggestions from an article sent to him from a good friend about ways to improve the podcast and make the listening experience more intimate for the listeners. Oh and he discusses the importance of finding your outlet.