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.
Steve talks about the dating app Tinder's recent announcement they are creating a networking app called Ripple. Plus he answers some questions from his awesome listeners.
In this episode Steve shares some exciting news about stepping up his podcast game with new gear. He also shares a listener's story about how she was inspired by his last episode of 2017 to set a theme for her 2018 instead of her typical new year's resolution. Oh and of course, Steve panders to Bulletproof Coffee for a sponsorship which he incorrectly calls Bullet Coffee instead. He corrects it at the end if you'll hang to listen to it at the outro.
Steve makes a confession to his wife and a commitment to do something completely different in the upcoming year. He claims resolutions and goals might be better replaced with setting a theme for your upcoming year instead.
Do you tend to say yes to too much? Are shiny bright objects grabbing your attention too much. Are opportunities causing distractions because they are coming fast and furious?
Well, it's a major problem, especially for entrepreneurs. In this episode Steve shares some practical advice on why you should avoid saying yes too often and how to remain vigilant and focused on the tasks at hand.
Partnerships are often said to be more difficult than marriage. 80% of our waking hours are spent at work - and if you are an entrepreneur with a partner, that's a lot of time spent with a partner. If and when conflict arises, can your partnership survive?
Steve discusses what it means to be an influencer and how to avoid the pitfalls of becoming a fake one.
In this episode, Podcast listener Robin asks Steve how he gets his day started right to maximize his results. Steve shares his 10 Minute Morning Exercise that makes all the difference for him and how you can leverage it to get the most from your day as well.
Customer service is only as good as the people who can think outside of the box to solve the customer's problems. Otherwise don't insult the customer by calling it service.
Some tips from the Ripple Man on how he combats stress and shows it who's boss!
Steve answers a listener's question on leadership and employee engagement
Of all places for the Mr. Ripple to be connecting, the sauna was one that surprised even us!
The use of the word idiot recently got some people's ire up. Funny that this one word gets more response from them than any of my positive posts ever do.
Sometimes we need to take those leaps of faith in our life and career. What leap do you need to make?
If you are like Steve, you've already found some resolutions you've broken. In his case, had we had a cuss jar for his potty mouth, we'd be rolling in the dough right about now.
Ripple Man's recap of a fantastic and sometimes sad 2016.