Jane Spicer, CEO of Daphne’s Headcovers started her journey into entrepreneurship at the tender age of 10 by making puppets to save up for a sailboat. Today, she’s at the helm of a multimillion-dollar global manufacturing corporation with customers at top resorts and golf shops in more than 75 countries.
Likability isn’t about being the funniest or most intriguing person in the room. It’s about genuinely caring about people – and acting in a way that demonstrates it at every opportunity. Because likability is currency, the more you have, the more doors you’ll find opening for you. Here are five practical principles that can help you to increase your likability, even if you don’t consider yourself outgoing or charismatic.
After making beaded bracelets as an Autism Walk fundraiser for her niece, SaRatta Reeves Murphy stumbled upon an idea that would grow into a lucrative jewelry business with worldwide sales. But it wasn’t as easy as making pretty products. In this conversation, SaRatta talks about how she learned everything she could about the industry and how to run a business.
Kenji Jasper is an author, dramatic writer, consultant, and producer with more than 20 years of experience in communications. A veteran entertainment journalist, he published his first novel, Dark at 25 – a Washington Post and Los Angeles Times best seller. Kenji’s fifth novel, Nostrand Avenue, an Afrofuturistic sci-fi crime story, was just released.
Why do so many business owners have hang-ups when it comes to money? From anxiety about asking for the sale to not charging what we’re worth, overcoming this hurdle can make all the difference when it comes to the stability, growth and success of your business.
Entrepreneurship is not for the faint of heart, but the right mindset can make the difference between succeeding and quitting. Mark “The Speaker Man” Wiggins talks about his success and failure in franchising, his unrelenting ability to not quit and how to avoid envying other’s success.
20+ year PR Veteran Pam Perry talks about how to change the way you do business as the world around you changes, shortening your learning curve and aligning your work to what you love.
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Do you feel handcuffed to a career or business that won’t let you enjoy life the way you really want to? In this episode, Latiesha Johnson tells us how she turned the traditional model of life as a corporate accountant on its ear spend half of the year traveling the world and offers practical strategies to bring more freedom into your life. You can connect with Latiesha at LivingDreamsJoyfully.com
If you know that your work has the ability to prevent people from harm, you have a responsibility to push yourself outside of your comfort zone to share your message.
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