Speaking Of Wealth

This week's Flash Back Friday takes us to episode 81, from July 2013.

Ken Blanchard is the author of the new book, “TRUST WORKS!” He is also author of the #1 New York Times bestseller, “The One Minute Manager.” Blanchard suggests that men should lead their families like Jesus. Using this principle, he explains how managers can reaffirm good work when giving a reprimand.

In today’s polarized society, building and sustaining trust has become seemingly elusive. Blanchard’s ABCD trust model addresses the factors that lead to discord. Blanchard discusses his assessments for measuring trust and tools for building trust skills.

Few people have influenced the day-to-day management of people and companies more than Ken Blanchard. A prominent, sought-after author, speaker, and business consultant, Dr. Blanchard is universally characterized by his friends, colleagues, and clients as one of the most insightful, powerful, and compassionate individuals in business today. Ken is one of the most influential leadership experts in the world and is respected for his years of groundbreaking work in the fields of leadership and management.

Dr. Ken Blanchard is the cofounder and Chief Spiritual Officer of The Ken Blanchard Companies ® , an international management training and consulting firm that he and his wife, Margie Blanchard, began in 1979 in San Diego, California. In addition to being a renowned speaker and consultant, Ken also spends time as a visiting lecturer at his alma mater, Cornell University, where he is a trustee emeritus of the Board of Trustees. His books such as The One Minute Manager, Raving Fans, Gung Ho!, and Whale Done! have combined sales of more than 18 million copies in more than 25 languages. The National Speakers Association awarded him its highest honor, the “Council of Peers Award of Excellence.” He was inducted into the HRD Hall of Fame by Training magazine and Lakewood Conferences, and he received the Golden Gavel Award from Toastmasters International.

Ken also received The Thought Leadership Award for continued support of work-related learning and performance by ISA—The Association of Learning Providers. Ken has been inducted into Amazon’s Hall of Fame as one of the top 25 best-selling authors of all time. The business school at Grand Canyon University bears his name. In addition, Ken teaches students in the Master of Science in Executive Leadership Program at the University of San Diego.

Website:

www.KenBlanchard.com

Direct download: SW_282_FBF_Ken_Blanchard.mp3
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It's easier than ever to publish a book today, but harder than ever to actually break through the noise and have your book become successful. With so many self publishing options, and big book publishers scaling back on their risk taking, it can be hard for the common author to stand out.

Jason Hartman talks with Tanya Hall, CEO of Green Leaf Book Group, about the book world today, and what it takes to become one of the success stories. They also discuss how her groups business model is a hybrid of the two extremes, how much it costs to get a book nationally distributed through them, and give some examples of books that really grabbed the spotlight from the competitors.

Key Takeaways:

[3:35] Self publishing online vs brick and mortar sales

[7:47] How Greenleaf Book Club fits into the book publishing world

[13:01] The benefits of getting your book into an airport book store

[15:56] What does it take to be a successful author nowadays?

[19:58] Some examples of books Tanya has been involved in that differentiated themselves from the herd

Website:

www.GreenLeafBookGroup.com

@TanyaHall

512-891-6100

Direct download: SW_281_Tanya_Hall.mp3
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Today's Flash Back Friday takes us back to Episode 90 from September 2013.

Jason talks with Alan Siegal, who is the author of the book Simple. They discuss about the ways people and companies need to make things more simple.

Simple is a groundbreaking and invaluable guide to achieving the three fundamental principles of simplicity: clarity, transparency, and empathy. It lays the foundation for organizations that want to enhance customer experience as a way to drive business results. This insightful book reveals the reasons why confusion continues to persist, inspires us to seek clarity, shows how organizations that embrace simplicity come out on top, and provides tangible, concrete ways to conquer complexity.

Website:

Simple: Conquering the Crisis of Complexity

Direct download: SW_280_FBF_Alan_Siegal.mp3
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Starting a company can create quite a headache when you start trying to figure out how much equity everyone deserves, and what to do when someone leaves the company. The solution to this, however, might be as simple as Slicing Pie. Mike Moyer has a method that he's written about that he believes can provide the solution for ANY business startup. Jason Hartman and Fernando Aires get Mike to break his method down so that you too can create a successful company with happy employees.

Key Takeaways:

[1:21] How Mike went about simplifying equity splits

[5:19] Figuring out what an idea is worth when splitting the pie

[10:32] The players in the equation for Slicing Pie

[14:04] How to use the spreadsheet on SlicingPie.com and what software Mike uses for his company, and how helpful the board game for Slicing Pie is

[17:39] Mike's process of writing books, and why some of them have a massive amount of typos and aren't edited much

[19:49] The evolution of Slicing Pie into Mike's Fair & Square book

[23:52] Using Slicing Pie in real estate deals

Website:

www.SlicingPie.com

www.MikeMoyer.com

Direct download: SW_279_Mike_Moyer.mp3
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Today's Flash Back Friday takes us back to October 2017, Episode 97.

Neil Waterhouse is the founder of Waterhouse Research and an eBay millionaire;. He's also the author of, "Million Dollar Ebay Business From Home - A Step By Step Guide."

Waterhouse explains how people can start businesses with no money and how they can automate businesses, so they can live the "Internet lifestyle." Waterhouse also shares his tips for simple photography and sales copy, and how we can apply all of this to make money on eBay.

Website:

www.NeilWaterhouse.com.

Direct download: SW_278_FBF_Neil_Waterhouse.mp3
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Today's Flash Back Friday takes us back to Episode 85 with Ryan Holiday.

Ryan Holiday is the Director of PR Strategy at American Apparel and author of, "Trust Me, I'm Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator." He explains how he manipulated the media and lied his way to MSNBC, Inside Edition, ABC, NY Times, and many more outlets.

Ryan believes contemporary blogging practices are similar to 19th and 20th century yellow journalism. He thinks big business drives today's media.

Website:

www.RyanHoliday.net

Direct download: SW_277_FBF_Ryan_Holiday.mp3
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In the early 1980s Seth Merrin was an intern on Wall Street who saw ways the industry could change for the better. His first startup was an order management software that asset managers around the world use. He later created the company Liquidnet Holdings that allows institutional investors to trade large blocks of stock.

Jason Hartman caught up with Seth to talk about his newest book, The Power of Positive Destruction, and how business owners can take ideas from other industries and disrupt theirs.

Key Takeaways:

[1:01] The premise for the Power of Positive Destruction

[3:08] Taking things from one successful industry, and applying them to your different industry, can provide huge boons

[5:50] The positive destruction created by companies like Uber, Lyft, AirBnB, etc

[8:59] The art and science of launching a company

[12:39] How Seth applied the principles from his book on his own companies

[16:20] Whether Wall Street is swinging back toward being an institutional game, and how Seth's platform plays in that

[21:18] The idea of corporate responsibility, and how the proceeds from the book sales are going to help house the orphans of the genocide in Rwanda

Website:

www.PositiveDestructionBook.com

www.LiquidNet.com

"You either have a culture by design, or you have a culture by default. And you don't want to have a culture by default."

Direct download: SW_276_Seth_Merrin.mp3
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This weeks Flash Back Friday comes from October 2010.

For all those interested in becoming a thought leader through public speaking, Doug Staneart, CEO of The Leaders Institute, joins Jason Hartman to discuss three main areas of competency.

The Leaders Institute is known for helping people overcome the fear of public speaking, and also helping entrepreneurs and individuals trying to break into the speaking business. They help people figure out how to use public speaking to become an expert in your industry, and how to use your speaking to create leads to convert to income. After becoming the "go to" expert in your field, it becomes easier to have articles and books published, making your website more popular, and further helping cement your place as an expert.

Website:

www.LeadersInstitute.com

Direct download: SW_275_FBF_Doug_Staneart.mp3
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Today's Flash Back Friday takes us to Episode 35 with James Malinchak, from March 2011.

With more than 2,200 presentations in his career, James Malinchak is considered the top Big Money Speaker trainer in the USA. He started right out of college working on Wall Street as a stockbroker, winning awards such as "Most Outstanding Performance" (twice), "#1 in New Account Openings" (twice). He wasn't even 30 when he became a partner in an investment company that handled famous entertainers, authors, and professional athletes.

Now James has 3 businesses, and has read and researched over 1,500 books on personal and professional development.

Website:

www.Malinchak.com

Direct download: SW_274_FBF_James_Malinchak.mp3
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This weeks Flash Back Friday takes us to Episode 83 with Geoff Ronning of Steal Seminar.

The two discuss how to create and sustain an automated webinar. Geoff has been a part of 7 million webinars, and has a lot of knowledge to impart to those who are interested in using webinars.

Website:

www.StealthSeminar.com

www.GeoffRonning.com

Direct download: SW_273_Geoff_Ronning.mp3
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