From mobsters to kings to arms dealers and judges to councilmen to speakeasys, country clubs and exclusive means clubs, Phil has seen it all. He has prepared meals for kings and he knows how to get maximum publicity doing it and he is the man behind the greatest hamburger.
Ben Davis the founder of The Gents Place will tell future entrepreneurs to stop waiting, there are no excuses, just do it... the worst case is you will fail and you will learn and try again. You have to believe that failure is part of your success story.
Today we sit down and talk to the artist know for his amazing hyper-realistic photography Von Wong himself, Ben Wong. We talk about his big e-waste project with Dell. We talk storytelling, how to go viral, his journey from engineer to cutting edge and in-demand artist.
EP 126 | We talk to Nima Khanghahi about BUILDING YOUR BRAND AND INFLUENCE. Nima is just getting started on his new career path of speaking and influencing, he has been a sales coach and trainer... and, I personally think he is a natural at it and has a bright future ahead of him.
“As soon as we start moving in the direction we want to, doors open…” - Nima Khanghahi
EP 124 | The odds of you making a significant change in your career is 9 to 1. Look around you, out of the ten people closest to you, only one of them is going to actually make a change and take that leap forward. Only one of you is going to seize the moment and make your own decision to change. Only one of you will choose to excel. Only one of you will be running on that treadmill in the gym in a couple of months. Will that be you? Or them?
EP 123 | Our guest this week is William Tincup, he is the President of RecruitingDaily.com - He is a sought after thought leader in the recruiting space and is on numerous advisory boards. William is a prolific writer with more than 200 articles, he has been a speaker at more than 150 conferences and he has run his own podcast with more than a 1000 episodes.
In this episode we talk about the modern tools and techniques of the recruiting game and how the Internet has, and continues to, change everything.
EP 122 | If you are not a marketer or work with marketing folks, you are probably not aware of the importance of authenticity to marketing and brand. Companies are constantly challenged with finding ways to connect in a genuine and meaningful way. Some brands, like Nike and Apple have mastered the art of authenticity when it comes to representing their brands. The marketing landscape is evolving more now and quicker than it ever has before, and the customers are getting smarter and more aware of the products around them.
EP 121 | In 2011 Microsoft was still recovering from all of the windows 7 backlash and just having released windows phone 7 operating system and the Kinect was new and the Xbox 360 was new and that is also when they partnered with Nokia. There was a massive amount of criticism being hurled at Microsoft for not being focused and acquiring companies and not integrating them into the core business. Do you remember that time? It was 2011 just four years after Apple changed everything with their release of the iPhone.
In todays episode we will talk to the Head of North American Operations at the time, Nicki Purcell (currently the Chief Digital Officer at Dallas Morning News) about that time in the two companies history.
EP 120 | Today we are going to be talking about having a point of view and sharing that point of view. Tom is one of the people I go to, to help develop my perspective and to get some amazing insights on how recent trends are developing or could develop as real serious value adds for our lives and business. We also talked about personal brand and balancing that with the professional brand.
EP 119 | I sit down with Tom Edwards, the Chief Digital Officer of Epsilon, and the creator of Blackfin360 who was recently recognized by AdAge as a Marketing Technology Trailblazer, and we talk all things Artificial Intelligence or as many call it... A.I.