Episode 137 – Shari Alexander – Influence

Shari Alexander (@ShariAlexander on twitter) joins host Craig Price to talk about influence. Influence means many things to many people, people are always trying to be influential without being influenced. It’s a weird dynamic. Thankfully, Shari has researched and studied what even she calls the “Dark Arts” of influence to learn how to use it ethically and effectively in business. The two discuss con-men and cult leaders, how observation of both the body and content (what is being said)  is a key to understanding how to be influential, the possibility that Shari’s subconscious might sound just like Craig and some myths about lie detectors. If you want to be more influential in your life and your business, be sure to listen to this one!

You can learn more about Shari at her website http://ObserveConnectInfluence.com

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Barnacle Networking for Introverts

  I am not a good networker. I don’t like to go out of my way to introduce myself, I don’t feel the need to meet new people, I certainly don’t like being in a room full of strangers whose only goal is to introduce themselves to someone new.   Sometimes, when I go to …

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Episode 136 – Anastasia Turchetta – Dental Health Check-Up 2014

Anastasia Turchetta (@AnastasiaRDH on Twitter) returned for a dental health check-up with host Craig Price. By now, long time listeners know that the summer brings sunshine, lazy summer day and on the podcast: Dental talk!  Anastasia and Craig catch up in San Diego to discuss cyberstalkers, the passing of baseball legend and Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn to oral cancer, the potential dangers of e-cigs and vaping (is that a word and did I spell it right? Who know?!) as well as the most disgusting of trends Craig has heard about in a long long time, oil pulling. Always a lively discussion, you’re teeth may not get clean from listening but you won’t able to stop smiling from this episode!

Anastasia can be found at every Wednesday doing her Humpday Happening videos at https://www.youtube.com/user/Anastasiardh

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Episode 135 – NSA Speakers RoundTable – LIVE from San Diego!!

Live from San Diego in front of an actual audience, host Craig Price has another speakers round-table! This year, the National Speakers Association invited Craig to do his podcast as part of their annual convention. Craig loaded this speakers round-table with past guests like Judson Laipply, Jessica Pettitt, Avish Parashar as well as welcoming hall of fame speakers Mikki Williams and Dale Irvin to the show. The big announcement of the convention was the new branding of the association now called Platform. The group discusses the pros and cons and then gets into questions about being a speaker. Where do you find mentors, how do you balance speaking with also having a partner (or not having a partner!) and much more.

You can learn more about all of these great speakers at their websites:

Judson – http://www.mightaswelldance.com/  (@JudsonLaipply on twitter)
Jessica – http://www.jessicapettitt.com/ (@jesspettitt on twitter)
Avish – http://www.avishparashar.com/ (@avishp on twitter)
Mikki – http://www.mikkiwilliams.com/ (@mikkiwilliams on twitter)
Dale – http://www.daleirvin.com/ (@ProSummarizer on twitter)

APP BONUS: Avish, Craig, Judson and Jessica stick around to answer audience questions like how do you approach potential clients when you have a heavy topic, what was your worst gig and more!
SPONSOR: This episode was sponsored by 
Short Circuit Media helps small business, consultants and professional speakers make more money by using social media (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter) to create brand awareness, while streamlining online marketing efforts to attract more visitors and convert more sales. http://shortcircuitmedia.com/

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Episode 134 – 2014 Summer Movie Preview – Part 2

Alan Cerny (@nordlingAICN on twitter) continues his 2014 Summer Movie Preview with host Craig Price! Covering the months of July and August, the two really get excited for the blockbusters coming up and not so excited for the dreck studios throw out to the public at the end of the summer. Be it Alan gushing over an art house film 12 years in the making or Craig hoping Marvel Studio’s latest and craziest movie to date does well, there is plenty of movies to talk about.

Covered in this episode (click for Alan’s reviews)

Earth to Echo
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Boyhood
Jupiter Ascending (update: moved to Feb 2015)
Guardians of the Galaxy
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Expendables 3
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

It’s a mixed bag for the rest of the summer but plenty to enjoy and to make fun of! As always, you can catch reviews Alan writes under the pseudonym Nordling on http://www.aintitcoolnews.com – We’ll link his reviews to the movies as they come out!

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Episode 133 – Ralph Peterson – Leadership Lessons

Ralph Peterson (@SpeakerRalphP on twitter) returns to discuss his new book of leadership lessons with host Craig Price. Being in the housekeeping game is a tough row to hoe. Low wages, high turnover, cleaning toilets (among other grosser things) it amazes Craig that anyone stays a week. Now try and manage the people who stick around!! Ralph’s new book “Managing When No One Wants to Work: Leadership Lessons from an Executive Housekeeper” touches on his many experiences, putting them in context for any manager in any industry. The two talk about push back, how communication changed between employee and manager as well as crazy Spanish conquerors!  Managing When No One Wants To Work: Lessons Of Leadership From An Executive Housekeeper is a management exposé that reveals how to manage call-outs, attitude, turnover, motivation, conflict, and breaking down the popular, “We’ve always done it that way,” mentality, regardless of the field you are managing in.

You can learn more about Ralph at http://speakerralphpeterson.com
App Bonus: Read the 1st chapter of Ralph’s book for free!

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