Shareable listeners! We've reached the end of Season 2! Already!
We hope you've enjoyed all of the deep dives we brought your way on topics like sales, public speaking, leadership, management, and much more.
We felt it like it was only fitting to end the season with one of our favorite guests and our first guest, yes that's right, it's DOUG MOTHER F*CKING SANDLER!
Ya'll know Doug, but a lots been happening for him since we last spoke. His podcast, Nice Guys on Business, has reached over 1 million downloads! 1 MILLION. That's nuts. We're so proud! Him and Strickland have been crushing it.
And they've started a new venture called Turnkey podcasting, where they tailor make podcasts that showcase your expertise in your field.
Today's episode is more of a free-flowing discussion between Doug, Jeff, and Caroline, but we'll talk about building an audience, podcast production, and anything else that comes up along the way! We hope you enjoy because we sure did.
Hey there, Shareable listeners!
We hope you enjoyed public speaking week and all of the wisdom that our guests brought to your ears!
This week, we're bringing another boss-ass lady your way! It's Jennifer Iannolo, pronounced (Ya-know-low)!
As a featured speaker for the U.S. State Department, Jennifer travels the world igniting women's empowerment and entrepreneurship through talks and workshops, where she encourages young women to examine “How to Have It All."
In 2015, she launched The Concordia Project™ to start a global conversation of inclusive empowerment, as well as programs to guide young women through their key decision-making moments in life. And she recently shared those insights at UN Headquarters during the 61st Commission on the Status of Women.
AND on top of all that. She's the co-creator of Culinary Media Network® — the world’s first all-food podcast channel. She’s been featured on tv, in Bloomberg Businessweek, the New York Times bestseller list, and the documentary Eat. Cook. Love.
In this episode, she teaches us how to ignite empowerment in our employees. We get in to the differences between how men and women approach this topic and where those differences come from in the first place. This conversation is for everyone, offering a fuller picture of what motivates us in the workplace and how we can empower each other to get shit done.
Hey, it's the last day of Public Speaking week!
We hope you've enjoyed the amazing public speakers we've already brought your way, and now we're finishing up strong with Mike Ganino, Jeff's very own best friend!
Mike has spent over 20 years in the hospitality, travel, and tech industry helping to grow iconic brands like ChowNow, Potbelly Sandwich Shop, Lettuce Entertain You, Yum Brands, Pressed Juicery, and Protein Bar. He's trained and performed improvisation at the world-famous Second City, Upright Citizen's Brigade, and Improv Olympics.
Now, he delivers keynote speeches, leads workshops on all the things that drive radical cultures: collaboration, leadership, vision and values creation, human resources, and customer service.
And in this episode, he's gonna talk to us about how to use improv to improve your company culture. Enjoy!
Shareable listeners! We're bringing you another week packed with new episodes, but this time they're all about public speaking. Some of us embrace it, many of us fear it, and Jeff and Caroline set out to conquer it with three deep dive episodes with public speakers sharing their advice on the subject and bunch of other great stuff. Our first guest is Aaron Beverly! By day Aaron is an established banker working as a project manager at J.P. Morgan's Cross Line of Business department. And by night, he's a paid public speaker and 2nd place winner in the Toastmasters International World Championship of public speaking. In this episode, Aaron discusses his method of preparing for a big speech, and shares his experience overcoming his own shyness on stage. This episode is great for anyone looking to improve their public speaking skills. And let's face it that includes most of us. Enjoy!
Hello there! Today we're bringing you Dorie Clark for our second episode of public speaking week! Dorie Clark is a marketing strategy consultant, professional speaker, and frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review. She's recognized as a “branding expert” by the Associated Press, Fortune, and Inc. magazine, AND she is the author of Entrepreneurial You (Harvard Business Review Press,), Reinventing You, and Stand Out, which was named the #1 Leadership Book of 2015 by Inc. magazine and one of the Top 10 Business Books of the Year by Forbes. In this episode, she walks us through how she diversified her revenue stream and what that process looks like. For anyone looking to start even one other revenue stream, take a listen to check out how Dorie did just that through blogging, writing, and public speaking. Enjoy!
Hello there listeners, we have a new episode for you this week with special guest Naphtali Hoff! Jeff was unable to join us for this episode, so for this episode Caroline stepped in because the podcast must go on. Our guest today is an executive coach who works with leaders to increase their capacity to lead and improve their team's effectiveness. He speaks and coaches hundreds of executives and leaders each year on how to increase productivity and engagement. He even wrote a book about it. Naphtali is going to walk us through his coaching process for new leaders or team members who are transitioning into leadership roles. He shares plenty of gems about what you need to know to lead before you even walk in the door, how to get people to trust you and your vision, and how you can tell when you're making progress. Even if you're not new to leadership, it never hurts to refresh yourself. So leaders of all kinds, this episode is for you. Enjoy.
Hello listeners! We have a special episode for you. Today, we're talking with Jeff Gibbard co-host of the Shareable podcast, Founder and Chief Strategist of True Voice Media...wait you already knew that. That's right we're turning the tables on our host and asking him a few questions about Facebook ads. BUT...incase you didn't know, in addition to running True Voice Media and hosting Shareable, he also is an avid blogger, video producer, and keynote speaker. And this episode is for anyone who's looking to learn how we do Facebook ads. How we create them, strategize for them, test them, measure them, and set them. So anyone who's looking to start running Facebook ads and doesn't know where to start this episode is for you!
Hey there listeners, we have another episode for ya. Today, we're talking with Steven Benson CEO of Badger Mapping, a field sales application. After receiving his MBA from Stanford, Steven worked in Sales at IBM, HP and Google where he was Google Enterprise's Top Sales Executive in 2009. In 2012, Steven founded Badger Maps, the #1 Sales App in the Apple App Store, which helps Field Salespeople be more successful. SO yeah, he's definitely an expert in sales and SaaS, but he also does a lot of leadership and mentoring. In fact at Badger Mapping, they have their own internship program where they mentor young professionals, and Steven's worked with over 200 interns. This episode is great for two different kinds of listeners. Young professionals will learn some techniques to help better identify their career path and jobs they'd actually like doing day in and day out. And leaders and managers, will get a close look at how Steven's designed their mentorship program at BadgarMapping to help young people find their callings. Make sure to scroll down below to see detailed notes about Steve's mentoring program and anything else we mentioned in the episode!
Hello Shareable listeners, sales week has ended. We had a lot of fun talking with our amazing guests, and we hope you found those episodes insightful and inspiring. And now we're switching gears to something that transcends sales and really business overall. We're talking about something that all of can stand to learn more about: decision making. Here to teach us how to make better decisions and start designing our lives is Mike Whitaker. Mike is an expert on personal and professional decision-making, turnarounds, and strategic planning. He is a no-nonsense entrepreneur, technology CEO, and speaker on the subject. For anyone who's struggling with a decision, looking to make more thoughtful ones, or just ready to take control of their next move, this is the episode for you. And be sure to check out the show notes below for a step-by-step breakdown of Mike's process. Enjoy!
Shareable listeners! It's the last day of sales week! We hope all our guests this week have brought you a lot of valuable, and given you the encouragement to kill it in sales. To close out the week, we have Ash Seddeek on the show to teach us all about how to sell like the top 1% sellers. If Jeffrey and Jennifer we're a conversation about best sales practices overall, and Bruce was the coach pumping you up to make them, then Ash is your advanced class. Ash Seddeek is a professional facilitator of sales and management and leadership programs for corporate clients and the world's top sales teams. So yeah, he's a boss and extra qualified to teach you how to behave like the top sellers. Okay, enough. Let's get right into it.
Shareable listers! It's sales week! And today, we have Jeff's own business coach Bruce Morrow on the show! Former salesperson turned coach. Bruce has plenty of experience selling, and now his job is to share that experience with business owners, entrepreneurs, executives, and sales professionals as one of the coaches behind My Food Chain. In this episode, Bruce cracks down on every aspect of sales: prospecting, pitching, and sealing the deal. Bruce is known for being a passionate coach and entrepreneur, so if you’re looking for quality insight and advice, listen up.
Hello Shareable listeners! It's October and to celebrate, we're kicking off the month with Sales Week. All this week we're bringing you sales advice from some of the top sales professionals in the world. And we thought we'd really get you going with our guests: Jeffrey Gitomer and Jennifer Gluckow. For those of you not in the know, if any, Jeffrey Gitomer is the King of Sales and one of the world's top salesman. He's a sought after sales trainer and speaker, and the author of several best selling sales books including The Little Red Book of Selling. And Jennifer is equally knowledgable as a speaker and consultant behind Sales in a New York Minute. AND they're both the hosts of a little podcast, you may have heard of called Sell or Die. If you're a salesperson who has been looking to step up their game or the leader of several salespeople and ready to help motivate them to the next level, you'll want to listen to every episode this week; especially this one. Okay, without further adieu, go ahead and listen.
Hello Shareable listeners! We've got a new episode for ya! Today on the show, we have Matt Rizzetta! Matt is the President and CEO of North 6 Agency, Inc. (N6A), leading brand communications agency based in New York City and Toronto. N6A has been ranked as one of fastest-growing agencies and one of the 50 most powerful agencies in the United States as well as one of the "coolest spaces at the hottest PR firms." Matt has been instrumental in developing N6A's internal and external KPI measurement system, and he's bringing all of that experience to us. He's going to walk us through how to build a company of millennials with a culture of customer service. If you're someone who's building a team of millennials or managing a team of millennials, or heck a millennial yourself, then this episode is worth a listen.
Here we are with our fifth episode of Season 2! And today, Jeff and Caroline are going to learn, as the title implies, the art of delegation with our guest Emily Morgan guiding the way. Emily Morgan is the founder of Delegate Solutions, a Strategic Support Firm and the designer of the “Delegate Method” which helps entrepreneurs identify areas of their business they can delegate or automate for maximum efficiency. She’s helped hundreds of entrepreneurs master delegation and design systems to support and grow their businesses. This year alone, her team cleared nearly 8,000 hours of tasks off the plates of overwhelmed business owners. That's a lot of clean plates. And she's going to walk all of us through the process! So get ready because it's about to get Shareable.
Fall is here, in full swing, and so is Shareable Season 2. Today, we have Zvi Band on the show! Zvi is the CEO and founder of Contactually, a social CRM software. On this episode, Zvi and Jeff get into how to use a CRM to close more business, and manage more relationships. If you're looking to learn how to better use a CRM to organize your leads and relationships, this is a must listen.
Hello! Happy last weekend of summer! We have treat for you today! It's Geeta Nadkarni! Geeta is an award-winning journalist, speaker, and passionate entrepreneurship advocate. She has over 20 years of experience producing print, TV, radio and new media for outlets including the CBC, CNN, Global TV, Reader’s Digest and more and was voted “Best TV Personality” by the readers of the Montreal Mirror. And she has an online course called Baby Got Booked, which teaches entrepreneurs how to do their own PR and get local, national and international coverage within weeks. On today's episode, Geeta gives us the course highlights on how to get your own press. If you're looking to learn how to write better pitches and ditch your press releases, you won't want to miss this one.
Here we are. The second episode of Season 2 of Shareable. And friends, as the title implies, this one's a hot one. Hot as in, boiling over with information about how to undress your brand with your favorite, Jeff's podcast wife, Deb Gabor. And in this episode, she walks Victor App founder and CEO Greg Jumes through her mini-MBA in branding. Ya'll it's a long one, but it's so worth it. As Deb takes Greg through the steps she's laid out in her book, Branding is Sex, you can work alongside them and apply the questions to your brand. You're gonna want to bookmark this one. You'll be listening a few times. Go ahead, get started un-dressing your brand. You're welcome.
Shareable listeners Season 2 is finally here! This is the first episode of our Deep Dives series, where we're exploring several aspects of business with experts leading the way. And to kick us off, we have Patty Azzarello on the show! Patty Azzarello is an executive, best-selling author, speaker, CEO/Business Advisor, and founder of Azzarello Group. With over twenty five years of experience working in high tech and business, she's held leadership roles in management, marketing, software product development, and sales. She's a rockstar. We were really excited to have her on the show; especially, Caroline after hearing her TED Talk about Reclaiming Humanity in the Workplace at TEDxAsburyPark. On this episode, Jeff, Caroline, and Patty get into similar territory: humanity, the workplace, narcissistic assholes and bad bosses, and how to motivate your employees. If you're someone who wants to learn how to be a better leader at any stage in your career, we definitely recommend listing to this one. You might even want to take notes or check out the ones below!
Shareable Season 2 is here! And we're going deep. As in "deep dive." Get your head out of the gutter. In each episode, Jeff and his new co-host and producer Caroline are going to explore a different aspect of business with an expert leading the way. Our goal is to provide ya'll with very tangible, process-focused advice that you can act on right away. So grab your favorite pen and favorite piece of paper because it's about to get Shareable. SPECIAL THANKS TO Caroline, our Producer. Thanks for everything you do to make this show happen. Ray, our Audio Engineer. Thanks for cleaning up our voices and adding all that sexy production value. Friends with boats. Thank you for the joy of your company and the extra splash of fun you bring to our otherwise boat-less summers.
This week we’re bringing you a bonus episode as a teaser before the release of Shareable Season 2. Lindsay Adamson, speaker, life coach, and author of The Six Steps for Turning Your Passion into Profit is Jeff’s guest today. Jeff and Lindsay explore her approach to success; her journey from corporate to ex-pat to entrepreneur; and her compulsion for helping others achieve success. They dive deep into how she built her business. Lindsay debunks some common misconceptions about starting your online business. Spoiler! *It’s not easy* AND *It’s not for everyone* They get into beginners’ mistakes and don’t forget about technology! They talk about disconnecting and its affect on your productivity, creativity, and overall success. And Lindsay stuck around to answer a brand new round of rapid fire questions! We hope you enjoy this bonus episode and are patiently awaiting the return of Season 2.
On February 21st, we launched a new podcast called Shareable, a show recorded at the intersection of people and technology. We explored the pivotal moments in our guests’ lives where a person, technology, or both had a profound impact on them, forever shifting the direction of their career and life. And on May 31st, our first season has come to an end. 😢 BUT we'll be back soon with a whole new season, and we're trying something different. Also here's the link to the survey we mentioned. Please take a moment to fill it out, so we can make the show even better.
THE GUEST BECOMES THE HOST. THE HOST BECOMES THE GUEST.
This is Now You Do Me, where we switch roles and let our guest become the host and ask us anything they want to.
Shareable listeners! This is the final episode of our first season! Bart Mroz and John Suder are here to celebrate this milestone with us! Today's topics of discussion are Jeff's entrepreneurial journey, hypothetical chicken slaughter, the advent of social, e-commerce, and all the other trains of thoughts crossing tracks between these guys. And don't worry! There is more Shareable to come! We're taking a short break for the month of June, BUT we're coming back in July with lots of new ideas and episodes! One final thing, would you like to help us take Shareable to the next level? Yup, we need ya to fill out a survey, so we can make the show even better! Finally, we want to thank you all for listening and supporting us during our first season. We love you, and we can't wait to bring more podcasts to your ears.
Hello Shareable community! It's hot this week in Philadelphia, and this episode is even hotter. It's the first episode recorded in our new podcast studio! Woo! And if you caught us on Facebook Live, then you know who's on this week! It's Bart Mroz! If you missed it, don't worry you can hear the whole episode right here and if you'd like to get the full picture watch us on Facebook. Bart Mroz is a long-time friend of Jeff's. He's the co-founder and CEO of SUMO Heavy, a digital commerce consulting and strategy firm. Bart is a serial entrepreneur, the founding partner of multiple consulting companies, and a thought leader who has been published in top eCommerce publications including Internet Retailer and AdExchanger. In this episode, Bart and Jeff dive right into technology and how it's advanced their lives and careers. Bart shares why having a bad boss was one of his most valuable lessons, and how his grandma influenced the way he treats his employees at SUMO Heavy. You definitely don't want to miss this episode. And shoutout to Alex Hillman for coining the acronym that everyone needs to internalize, "JFDI." THX, Alex.
THE GUEST BECOMES THE HOST. THE HOST BECOMES THE GUEST.
This is Now You Do Me, where we switch roles and let our guest become the host and ask us anything they want to.
Hey listeners! TGIF! We've got a short Now You Do Me with Jason Falls as your host. Jason and Jeff get into middle school tropes, being the class clown, growing into yourself, letting go of being the next Knicks Point Guard or Quentin Tarantino, and going all in. We love these quick peaks into Jeff's mind. Take a listen and enjoy this lovely image. [caption id="attachment_1589" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Found photo of Jeff Gibbard in High School.[/caption]
Hello Shareable listeners, it's already mid-May! It's our 21st episode! Jason Falls is on Shareable! Jason Falls is a digital strategist and sought after speaker with a unique focus on conversation data. He's spoken in seven countries and on three continents. He also consults with large and small companies on digital marketing. In his spare time, he's engineering a startup called The Conversation Research Institute, which conducts market research for companies by analyzing online conversations and social media. Jason is a noted early adopter and influencer in the social media marketing space, who's speaking resume dates back to the mid-2000s. He loves the Pittsburgh Pirates; holds season tickets for his local pro soccer team; has two awesome kids; and describes bourbon as his spirit animal, plant, and mineral. Today, Jason and Jeff talk about the path to success. They link ego, humility, likability, fear of the unknown, and communication skills back to their own successes. They also share gripes about changing technology and their willingness to adapt, while remaining up-to-date. This episode hits on key anxieties that we all have about achieving success. So if you're feeling anxious about any of these things, take a listen from two dudes that have been there.