The power of building your own brand

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Being the same is easier than creating something unique. Being the same is less risky than paddling out away from the sharks to see what the blue ocean holds. Being the same is safer because you know people will buy your (fill in the blank). Be a heretic instead. Don’t succumb to copying the guy […]

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M. FIeld Art & Beach wear shop

Subscribe in iTunes Podcast Summary Mike Field-Sport. Life. Art. In this interview you will enjoy Mike’s humble almost bashful view of his story. But don’t be fooled.  He lives in a beautiful story of wealth. Not necessarily of worldly monetary wealth but one of passion and art and friendship. Why we believe we need to consume […]

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Silk Screen-MField Art

I have a fierce commitment to the belief that our Work is our Art. What we do and most especially how we do it can either be stiff robotic toil or deeply human and poetic. By pouring our heart, soul and passion into our Work it becomes Art. Your not an Artist if… Sadly, Work […]

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Subscribe in iTunes Financial Guy Turned CEO In this episode I will be speaking with Jeff Ullrich. He is the CEO and co-founder of Earwolf Media.   Jeff and I were classmates last year at Seth Godin’s Medicine Ball. Jeff and his partner and co-founder Scott Aukerman launched Earwolf Media from a fourteen-page business plan now […]

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Walt Disney's first advertisement

I started working on that (animated short) in the garage while I was still working for the film studio.   Great Beginnings Start in the Garage Walt Disney started creating his animated shorts in his garage while he still had a day job. The world was forever changed because of his unwavering commitment to bring […]

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Seth Godin's Medicine Ball

  Today I am interviewing Lisa-Marie Cabrelli. Lisa-Marie and I met at Seth Godin’s Medicine Ball course last year. She has a super-power. I can teach anyone to make money from anywhere at anytime. People who do not purpose to change the world assume it is easy for those who do. It is not. People who […]

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erica-dhawan

World Changer Today I had the privilege of [Podcast] interviewing Erica Dhawan. Erica has one of those resumes that gives me pause. Forbes writer Keynote speaker Harvard graduate Entrepreneur Consultant In this interview Erica and I discuss: Why you should stop asking for permission from others? Choosing a life of impact instead of following the herd. […]

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Jeff Goins-Wrecked

*Update 11/10/12 there have been almost 3000 downloads from 69 countries of this podcast.   Show highlights (provided by Jeff) Here are some of the highlights from the show: How I found and developed my writing voice What it takes to connect with influential people online When I stopped acting the amateur and finally turned pro […]

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How much time do you spend thinking about why you shouldn’t start creating something new instead of just doing it? How many statements of disqualification do you listen to everyday? Do you ever hear questions in your head like these? The truth is I hear this list a lot. And I even yield to its taunting voice. […]

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Portuguese Colonial Masters

I first heard of this contrast between a Mercenary and a Missionary from Mike Rowe-Dirty Jobs .  I find it fascinating. Mercenary-Paid to fight, without the requirement of involving their heart. Missionary-Making a difference that flows from their heart and beliefs. These are over simplifications but let’s start here. A Mercenary is compensated for a battle […]

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