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Mark Asquith is a seasoned entrepreneur who has built three globally successful businesses, whilst also failing twice and burning out at least once (depending on who you talk to!).

The 7 Minute Mentor is a podcast that slots in around your current listening habits, with no heavy time requirement but with a focus on clear, concise action delivered in Mark's trademark straight-talking style.

There's little doubt that we ALL strive for excellence - why not make it just a little more accessible?

Don't forget, the more you expect from yourself, the more you WILL excel!

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Season 1
trailer What You'll Learn from The 7 Minute Mentor
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1. Why and how do I help people get started and grow?
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2. Secret Origin pt 1 - The Hot Dog Kid
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3. Secret Origin pt 2 - Time to bail, Mr. Independent begins
00:08:40
4. Secret Origin pt 3 - The corporate monkey, aka. killing myself in a cubicle.
00:08:57
5. Secret Origin pt 4 - I started, and then I failed in a big way.
00:08:34
6. Secret Origin pt 5 - And then there were three...
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7. What part of building a business is the most difficult?
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8. What does it really mean to be an entrepreneur?
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9. I struggle to create a lot of content, what else can I do?
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10. What’s the difference between B2B and B2C, and does it still matter?
00:08:17
11. What's the first thing I should do to build an audience?
00:08:09
12. What makes a good lead magnet?
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13. The “Triple I Principle” productivity secret
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14. How should I structure my payments with clients to help my cashflow?
00:08:17
15. How often should I create new content?
00:08:17
16. What is SEO and why is it so vital?
00:08:54
17. How do I keep my audience engaged?
00:08:33
18. Better to get it released than get it perfect!
00:08:23
19. What software can I use to easily create images?
00:08:25
20. How many calls to action should I put in emails to my email list?
00:08:17
21. What's the best way to repurpose my content?
00:08:17
22. How often should I check my emails?
00:08:17
23. 3 same-day tactics to gain more podcast listeners
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24. Are Facebook Ads good for my business?
00:08:23
25. 5 telltale signs or a terrible client
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26. How can I add email address capture to my website?
00:09:04
27. I’m struggling to manage my projects, what tools do you recommend?
00:08:23
28. Why do I need processes and systems so early in my business?
00:08:29
29. What is a “tripwire"
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30. When will I know the time is right to start my business?
00:08:17
31. My podcast download numbers aren’t as high as I want, should I stop?
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32. There’s just too much information and I don’t know where to start!
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33. What is an accountability partner and do I need one?
00:08:22
34. How do you stay focused during the day with all the distractions we have?
00:08:41
35. What do I need to do to make sure my business is successful?
00:08:17
36. Better Facebook images for promoting your content
00:08:51
37. What is a membership site, what're the benefits and where can I learn about them?
00:08:21
38. How do I overcome entrepreneur isolation?
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39. I travel a lot, what equipment do you recommend to run my business mobile?
00:10:22
40. How do I find the right people to have customer conversations with?
00:10:24
41. Do I need an office & are there benefits to hiring a co-working space?
00:08:47
42. Be what you want to be, without knowing what you want to do
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43. How long should my podcast episodes be?
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44. When & why to create multiple avatars
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45. Where’s the best place to find a good designer?
00:10:16
46. Why is content marketing good for my business?
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47. Where can I find virtual assistants?
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48. What is an avatar and how will creating an avatar help me?
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49. How can I monetise my podcast without sponsors?
00:08:24
50. Do I need a mentor?
00:08:17
51. What does pivot really mean?
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52. Achieving crazy deadlines with Parkinson’s Law
00:08:13
53. The difference between effective, efficient and simply being busy...
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54. What is the Pareto Principle or the 80-20 rule and why is it vital?
00:08:29
55. What’s the best software for Instagram scheduling?
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56. What’s the biggest waste of money in business during the early days?
00:08:48
57. Are infographics good content and how do I create them?
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58. When should I launch my website?
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59. The art of thinking small, to achieve big results
00:08:22
60. Is podcasting worth it for my business, really?
00:08:37
61. Where can I get the best music & intros for my podcast?
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62. Are you missing out by not measuring “contributory metrics”?
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63. The importance of being remarkable - and how to actually do it!
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64. What is passive income and should I consider it
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65. What is a content upgrade, how do I create them & why do I need to
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66. Am I really cut out to be an entrepreneur?
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67. Stop sabotaging your start and discover your "Pace of Change"
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68. How do I get started with public speaking
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69. The counterituitive email design option that you've not considered yet
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70. You're lying to yourself about not having the money to start...
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71. The relationship hack that will transform your business
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72. Overcome analysis paralysis with "just in time learning"
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73. Carving out real time to work on your side hustle isn't that hard...
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74. Are you letting yourself down by not seeking guidance?
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75. Balancing the time investment in your business, are you making a mistake?
00:08:26
76. Rant alert! Stop being someone else
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77. Fulfilment plus profit in the pursuit of purpose aka stop chasing "growth"
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78. The importance of SMART objectives
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79. The two secrets to consistent podcast production and avoiding "pod-fade"
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80. What equipment do I need to start my podcast?
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81. F*ck imposter syndrome
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82. Humbly handling your mistakes
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83. If you're not live-streaming, you're losing your voice
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84. Why you can NEVER have a bad day
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85. The secret to conquering overwhelm
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86. The worst business advice ever!
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87. Alternative podcast monetisation with Patreon
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88. Why you should sit down today and work on your KPIs
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89. Ruining a customer relationship and how to avoid it!
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90. The customer ISN'T always right!
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91. Death by meetings - how to run a productive group session
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92. Conference hack - have a strategy!
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93. Guest Takeover w: Vernon Ross! Master Your Message!
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94. The number one pricing mistake you're making
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95. What makes great podcast show notes?
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96. I've never been content - and neither have you, but that's ok
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97. How long will it REALLY take for me to make money online?
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98. What was the SINGLE biggest challenge you faced when you started?
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99. 3 simple tactics to get yourself reading and personally developing again
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100. What does “Know, Like, Trust” mean?
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101. How do I choose a podcast media host?
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102. How to crush your side business even if you only have 1 hour per day!
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103. Mistakes that we ALL make when deciding on our podcast format
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104. What does “MVP” mean and why is it vital to my business?
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105. I want to start a podcast, which mic would you recommend?
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106. You are nothing special! About personal branding, though...
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107. How important is a morning routine?
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108. What's the best option for building my website quickly?
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109. Question yourself - how can I implement the 80:20 rule to keep my audience?
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110. Filter your communications for a serious productivity boost!
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111. What software can I use to create my first community?
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112. One simple hack for making the right decision every time
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113. What are the essential marketing WordPress plugins that I need for my website?
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114. How can I make my business really stand out from day one?
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115. What're your top Instagram tips for my business?
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116. How often should I create new blog posts?
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117. RANT! Stop selling out!
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118. An overview of my process for developing public talks?
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119. Is there any way to track podcast subscribers in iTunes?
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120. What does “repurposing content” mean and why is it so important?
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121. What is an auto-responder or follow-up series?
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122. What is an accelerator programme and would I benefit from one?
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123. I want to start something, but struggle with generating ideas
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124. Do the things that don't scale!
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125. What's the quickest way to create an eBook?
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126. Why you shouldn't worry about productivity, really
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127. Where can I learn content marketing?
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128. How can I find the time for hobbies?!
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129. One simple question to ask yourself before deciding upon your podcast format
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130. What does “beta” testing mean for me?
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131. I struggle for time to exercise whilst running my business, any recommendations on that?
00:09:23
132. Should I invest in a co-working space?
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133. What 3 things WOULDN'T you do if you started podcasting again?
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134. How do I set up my own mastermind group?
00:08:46
135. Blu-Tack and Sellotape!
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136. This is the ONE thing that you make excuses about, but that can REALLY build your business
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137. Why and how often should I review my email list and filter out “dead” addresses?
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138. Pros & cons of Fiverr, 99 Designs et al
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139. I’m a solopreneur, how can I stay motivated when I work alone?
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140. "Inbox Zero" uncovered!
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141. Should I set up personal social media accounts or business ones?
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142. What does “niching down” mean and is it really important?
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143. RANT - You don't need a "marketing" company
00:08:20
144. The quick hit SEO episode
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145. I know I need to take time off, but feel like I need to be “productive” all the time, help!
00:08:17
146. How do I define my “voice”?
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147. It's the little things...
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148. When & whether you should call out your customers
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149. How can I protect my business online?
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150. What conferences would you recommend I attend?
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151. My top home working tips!
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152. Quick tips for better Facebook imagery
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153. 3 tips for becoming a better interviewer
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154. Where's the boundary between giving my time away and charging for it?
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155. Just start! You’ll get it wrong, but that’s ok!
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156. Should I attend networking events?
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157. Close all doors of doubt for more sales!
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158. Can I really call myself an “expert”?
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159. What’s the difference between working “on” and working “in” my business?
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160. What is a content calendar and why is it important?
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161. What does "vanity metrics” mean and what are they?
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162. Understanding content marketing
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163. What's the best way to manage client:customer calls
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164. What is a content upgrade?
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165. The pricing mistake that every new entrepreneur makes...
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166. What is “spec work” and when should I do it?
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167. Should I consider series podcasting?
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168. Outsourcing or employing?!
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169. How to maximise the impact of public speaking on your business
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170. Monetisation logic... it's a big one!
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171. The symptoms of letting bad money in to your business
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172. How many lead magnets should I create?
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173. I wanted to get started blogging, but I’m not a “writer” what tools can I use?
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174. Should I guest on other people’s podcasts, even though I have my own?
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175. What's the difference between bad customer conversations and great ones?
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176. Any tips on publicising my blog posts?
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177. Why should I plan my website before building, and how?!
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178. Are Instagram Stories really any good for my business?
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179. SPECIAL - Podcast Movement 2017 Roundup Part 1
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180. SPECIAL - Podcast Movement 2017 Roundup Part 2
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181. SPECIAL - Podcast Movement 2017 Roundup Part 3
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182. SPECIAL - Podcast Movement 2017 Roundup Part 4
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183. SPECIAL - Podcast Movement 2017 Roundup Part 5
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184. I need to make some sales quickly, what should I do?
00:11:45
185. Should I outsource my social media management to a company?
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186. What is "segmentation" and why is it so important?
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187. How do you get back “into the swing” after a holiday?
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188. I can't afford a huge design project, what online tools can I use?
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189. The big work:life balance secret...
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190. Why you're REALLY scared to say "no"
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191. How do you know if you're on the "right track"
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192. Do you ever think about quitting?
00:13:33
193. Soul searching, hot dog reprise
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194. Introducing stepping stones
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195. People. Just, people.
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196. To win, you simply choose not to lose
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197. When should I look at hiring my first team member?
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198. How long should my blog posts be?
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199. You are NOT lucky! Ep. 193 sequel...
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200. One more rep...
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201. Take control!
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202. Are YOU dead ending people?
00:08:27
203. Stop being boring!
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204. Be fallable!
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205. Be entertaining!
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206. The secret to why your first product probably won't work...
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207. Don't do shit, get shit done
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208. Promote your competitors, and win customers!
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209. Life is linear - put ideas on the shelf
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210. Should I write for big outlets, like Entrepreneur.com?
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211. I struggle to delegate because people don’t do things like I do, help!
00:07:36
212. 3 tips for getting started with blogging
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213. Build the processes early - Tales from FINCON 2017 - part 1
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214. Don't build you community on borrowed land - Tales from FINCON 2017 - part 2
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215. What I learned from Grant, my Uber driver - Tales from FINCON 2017 - part 3
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216. The post-launch come-down - Tales from FINCON 2017 - part 4
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217. Secrets of a closet introvert - Tales from FINCON 2017 - part 5
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218. Speaking up with Mrs. Jones - the first ever 7 Minute Mentor interview!
00:10:22
219. Why are you gambling with "now"?
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220. FinCon 2017's biggest takeaways
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221. Why the buck will always stop with you
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222. Why I'm restrategising, and why you should too
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223. Don't be afraid to stop
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224. The concept of testing assumptions...
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225. Risk reversal - make it easy!
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226. Unveiling... "Deep Focus"
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227. How to access "Deep Focus" and how I came to develop it...
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228. Get over analysis paralysis!
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229. It's where the money is...
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230. Tales from Youpreneur Summit - day 1
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231. How much is enough? - Tales from Youpreneur Summit - day 2
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232. A tease, a sanity check and a croaky voice
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233. Play big! - Tales from Youpreneur Summit - day 4
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234. The Hype vs The Experience
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235. The ONE big Youpreneur Summit takeaway
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236. Yesterday's attitude is sabotaging tomorrow's success
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237. Why you should NOT be worried about competition, ever
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238. Against the grain - why I'm not batching right now
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239. Branding 101 - the difference between your brand and your logo
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240. The importance of consistency, seriously
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241. What social media platform should I focus
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242. Understand you business partner's struggle
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243. Content marketing = expensive?
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244. Do you recommend a vlog?
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245. Forget the fads!
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246. Comms, comms, comms!
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247. Spend ten minutes...
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248. It's only an opportunity if...
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249. Fulfilment or money?
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250. Decide how you want to feel
00:08:20
251. Stop avoiding selling!
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252. What the heck do I talk about on my podcast?!
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253. Do one thing
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254. One. Big. Assumption.
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255. Craft your care package
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256. Employed to self-employed isn’t an on-off switch!
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257. Be sexy!
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258. Give them the peanuts!
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259. Fuel your fire with side projects
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260. Start small!!
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261. Checking in...
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262. You cannot do both!
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263. Focussing on “outcome” can be a game changer for your business
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264. Buying email lists, seriously?!
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265. Creating boxes of time to move the needle in your business
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266. Traction or progress?
00:10:36
267. Embrace the competition and focus on YOU!
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268. The most important business lesson I've ever learned
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269. Be uncomfortable!
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270. There's a difference between value & quantity
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271. Build friendships, not relationships
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272. How do I start creating scalable processes?
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273. Grandad's two business lessons
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274. The big lesson that 2017 taught me
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275. The Christmas Honours List!
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276. Celebrate the small things
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277. One person's trash is another's...
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278. Two things to be specific about within your first side hustle
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279. The magic podcast monetisation number is...
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280. Remember where you came from
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281. 3 ways to reflect and Happy New Year!
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282. New Years Challenge
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283. Let's talk charity, episode 193 revisited
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284. The ONE thing you should do more of in 2018
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285. I’m worried about people not taking me seriously when I first start, help!
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286. Do a little thing
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287. My number one way to generate new ideas
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288. One week in...
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289. On reading - Pat Flynn gave me the first 'a ha!' of 2018!
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290. The importance of quality reporting!
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291. The lightest touch, the biggest impact
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292. Where can you add unexpected value, and why you should
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293. It's not easy being green
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294. What didn't work in 2017, and why it's ok to change
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295. What did work in 2017, and the theme behind why it worked
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296. How I structure my free coaching, and why
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297. Why The Podcast Accelerator works, and what you can take from it
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298. The challenge with The Movement, my community
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299. Why I'm blogging less in 2018
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300. Why I'm doing a full content audit, and what is that, even?!
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301. Planning my year. Content themes
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302. Creating the product roadmap for Excellence Expected, and keeping it lean!
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303. Not being tempted by client work...
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304. When it's time to say no
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305. Overwhelmed by your to do list? Learn this one lesson...
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306. My struggles being a leader
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307. Finding time to pass on the knowledge
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308. Fighting the habit of over delivering
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309. Extending the brand, how I approached 2018's Excellence Expected brand
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310. Being myself can still be uncomfortable
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311. I've tightened my niche. Escape your lifestyle prison!
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312. The 7 Minute Mentor 2018 refresh, heads up!
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313. From a certain point of view... I was trapped, but now I'm free!
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314. What is a lifestyle prison?
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315. My lifestyle prison - I didn't even realise I was in it!
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316. I didn't plan this...
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317. Hindsight is 2020, right?
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318. Fear leads to anger...
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319. Why did you start your business, anyway?
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320. I asked myself one question, and the answer surprised me
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321. There's no shame in falling out of love
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322. The escape begins. Starting my first ever consistent side-project
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323. Fueling my fire, but being forced to "work"
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324. Understanding that co-existence is ok
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325. Managing the people, aka the hard bit
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326. Spotting a problem or opportunity and being quick to act
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327. How we tested the idea for Podcast Websites
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328. Finding the balance - launching a recurring revenue product whilst running another business, too!
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329. The first complaint. F*ck.
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330. Increased hours, but increased happiness? Say what...?
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331. Solvency above all else
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332. Interlude - Exclusive Chris Ducker Rise of the Youpreneur read!
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333. People first, from day one we built our culture & our first hire was VITAL
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334. Worrying, worrying, worrying
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335. Butting heads, learning to work in a new culture
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336. The beginning of the end
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337. Managing my lifestyle - breaking out of the prison is a slow process
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338. Due diligence - leaving it all behind
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339. Slow and steady - planning for growth
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340. I made it! My escape was complete!
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341. Admiting There's a Problem and You're Ready for a Change
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342. Learning to Spot The Symptoms Of Being Trapped & Bored in Your Own Business
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343. Building a Tracking System for Your Boredom & Lifestyle Prison
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344. Lifestyle Prison Sympton One - Sunday Night Dread
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345. Lifestyle Prison Symptom Two - Quick to Snap, Slow to Engage
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346. Lifestyle Prison Symptom Three - Resenting the Little Things
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347. Lifestyle Prison Symptom Four - Being Angry at Your Clients:Customers
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348. Lifestyle Prison Symptom Five - Lack of Ideas Generationmp3
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349. Lifestyle Prison Symptom Six - Accountability Slippage
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350. Lifestyle Prison Symptom Seven - Ignoring the Details
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351. Boredom - Exploring the Feelings of a Bored Business Owner
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352. Anxiety - Exploring the Feelings of a Bored Business Owner
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353. Lack of Fulfilment - Exploring the Feelings of a Bored Business Owner
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354. Feeling Trapped - Exploring the Feelings of a Bored Business Owner
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355. No Motivation - Exploring the Feelings of a Bored Business Owner
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356. Sadness - Exploring the Feelings of a Bored Business Owner
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357. Shame - Exploring the Feelings of a Bored Business Owner
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358. Understanding How Your Feelings Effect Your Family
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359. Understanding How Your Feelings Effect Your Business Partners & Employees
00:08:22
360. Adapting Your Mindset to Become Positive & Growth Oriented
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361. Managing The Angry Days
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362. Decision Making During The Transition From Bored Business Owner to Lifestyle Prison Escapee
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363. 3 Tips for Continuing to Develop Whilst Your Business Demands Your Time
00:08:23
364. No Pressure Required - There's No Reason to Feel Rushed
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365. Do I Have Imposter Syndrome?!
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366. 2 Ways to Get Over Your Imposter Syndrome, Quickly
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367. Embracing Creativity, How to Harness Your Bursts of Energy
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368. Feeling Threatened - Coping When Your Team Moves On
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369. Developing Old Friendships to Benefit Everyone
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370. Being Uncomfortable is the New Comfortable
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371. Timing is Everything - Is Now The Right Time to Make a Change?
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372. The One Year Anniversary!
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373. April's Theme is Creating Space, What Tools You'll Need and Why
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374. Space, Why It's VITAL To Your Next Business Move
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375. Warning - Too Much Space Can Give You a False Sense of Security
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376. Recommended Reading For Space Creation & Productivity
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377. Preparing to Create Space, What You Need
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380. Creating Space to Break Your Lifestyle Prison Walls - Step 1
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381. Finding Your Starting Point - Creating Space to Break Your Lifestyle Prison Walls - Step 2
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382. Rinse & Repeat, Plus Two Immovable Laws - Creating Space to Break Your Lifestyle Prison Walls - Step 3
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383. The Triple "I" Principle - Creating Space to Break Your Lifestyle Prison Walls - Step 4
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384. Creating Your New Daily Template - Creating Space to Break Your Lifestyle Prison Walls - Step 5
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385. Creating Space to Think - Uncovering Tricks The Mind Will Play on You!
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386. Setting Shorter Working Hours
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387. Beginning to Master the Art of Delegation
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388. Goodbye Emails, Phonecalls and Notifications - Time to get Effective!
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389. On to the Body - Time to Train, Exercise Your Way to Productivity
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390. On to the Mind - Time to Think Your Way to Productivity
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391. A Dose of Honest Productivity Talk
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392. Productivity Isn't a Destination
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393. Being Realistic About Productivity
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394. Want to Be More Productive? Get a New Hobby!
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395. Takeaways & Action - The Month in Review
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396. May's Theme - Beginning to Build Your Lifestyle Prison Escape Plan - Be What You Want to Be
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397. Don't Think Outside of It, LIVE Outside of the Box!
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398. The World Doesn't Need More Professionals
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399. The Other Box You Live In...
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400. The Big Secret - Success is About "Being", Not "Doing"
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401. The Pursuit of Happiness or The Maintenance of Lifestyle?
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402. Stop Pretending That it's Not About the Money
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403. How Much Money Do You REALLY Need?
00:08:04
404. Secret Stepping Stones to a More Fulfiling Life
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405. Temporary Fulfilment, That's OK, Right?
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406. The Secret to Being? Having Fun!
00:06:33
407. A Quick Way to Become "You" at Work
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408. Be Vulnerable, Be Open
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409. What Do People Really Think of Me?
00:07:21
410. Attract Your Crowd By Sharing What Others Won't
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411. Become Lucky, By Being You
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412. Share Your Mistakes, They Inform Your Being, Forever
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413. "How Are You, Mark?"
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414. The Boldness Factor
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415. Don't Be Meat Loaf
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416. Focussing on What You DO Means That You Tarnish Every Decision!
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417. The Simple Formula For Making The Right Decision Every Time
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418. Takeaways & Action - Becoming What You Want to Be
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420. Time to Fix Yourself, Even if You Think Aren't Broken!
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421. From Potential Criminal to Prosperous Business Owner - Forget what They Say
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422. Your Boss Doesn't Know Better - Change That Mindset NOW!
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423. "No One Likes Me" - Well, Me Either
00:08:17
424. "No One Thinks I'm Any Good" - Well, Me Too
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425. Don't Let Their Day Ruin Your Day
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426. Accept That Your Tribe Is NOT Who You Think
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427. Don't Be Impartial!
00:08:13
428. Break Out of The System
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429. You Don't Need to be Right - You Need to Be Heard
00:06:46
430. Find Your Pace of Change (Reprise)
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431. Don't Hold on to The Negative
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432. Time to Punch Above Your Weight...
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433. No Poison!
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434. Too Busy to Exercise? Then You're Too Busy to Succeed
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435. Gratitude as a Magic Pill?
00:07:23
436. Good Things Come to Those Who Do Good Things
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437. Slow Down to Speed Up
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438. Stop Looking Down, Start Looking Up!
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439. Takeaways & Action- Fixing Yourself First
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440. July's Theme- Overcoming Your Limiting Self Beliefs
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441. Realising Your Limiting Self Beliefs
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442. Facing Your Insecurities - Draw Them Out into the Light!
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443. Look How Far You've Come!
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444. Listen to What People Are Telling You - Building Internal Testimony
00:08:17
445. Plan the Decade!
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446. Let The Past Go
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447. The Committment Manifesto
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448. Your Progress Logs
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449. Plan Your Struggles
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450. Don't Be Afraid to Ask for Help!
00:08:17
451. Take a Dream Week
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452. It's Time to Do THAT One Thing
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453. Break a Boundary Today
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454. Plan Your Perfect Day
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455. Getting Personally Uncomfortable
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456. Make Things Right
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457. Record SOMETHING
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458. Ask Someone For Their Opinion
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459. Give Someone Your Opinion
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460. Go One Step Further
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461. Takeaways & Action- Overcoming Your Limiting Self Beliefs
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462. August's Theme- Your Personality is Your Secret Weapon (aka Opening Your Mind)!
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463. What's Your Hot Dog Story?
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464. What Lies Beneath Your "Why"?
00:08:29
465. We Have One Job in Any Situation - Tip The Scales
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466. Never Pitch Again - Become The Only Viable Option
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467. Come With Me On a Walk Down My Corridor of Sales
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468. Clichés are Clichés, For a Reason
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469. Are You an Apple or Are You an Orange?
00:08:21
470. Let Go of Your Inhibitions
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471. What Kind of Person Do You Want to Be Remembered As?
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472. Give Yourself Ten Seconds..
00:07:21
473. Understand Your Weaknesses, Then Shape Them
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474. Introducing Your Personality to Your Working Life is Incremental!
00:07:52
475. Your Personality Should Support THEIR Outcomes, Not Yours!
00:08:17
476. Developing a Formula For Adding Personality to Your Content
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477. Scaling Your Personality with Simple Language Guidelines
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478. When to Hold Back Your Personality - Finding the Line
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479. Developing a Story Mindset
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480. Personality as a Customer Service Tool
00:07:56
481. Sharing Your Wins, With Humility
00:07:33
482. Knowing When to Redirect People to The Right Place or Person
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483. Realizing That Your Personality Needs Nuturing and Never Stops Growing
00:08:25
484. Takeaways & Action - Your Personality as Your Secret Weapon (aka Opening Your Mind)!
00:07:34
485. September's Theme - Becoming Your Personal Brand
00:08:17
486. What is a Personal Brand?
00:08:17
487. Does My Personal Brand Have to Be My Name?
00:07:58
488. How to Choose The Right Domain Name for Your Personal Brand
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489. "Someone Else Is Doing What I'm Doing - Should I Stop?!"
00:07:46
490. How to Choose the Right Designer for Your Physical Personal Brand Identity
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491. Gathering Your Visual Personal Branding Ideas
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492. How to Brief Your Designer for Your Personal Brand Identity
00:08:17
493. How Much Should I Budget for Branding?
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494. Creating Your Internal Personal Brand Kit for Scalability
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495. Choosing Your Overall Goals as a Personal Brand
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496. Setting Short-Term Personal Brand Goals
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497. Setting Mid-Term Personal Brand Goals
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498. Setting Long-Term Personal Brand Goals
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499. Understanding That Your Personal Brand IS a Business, Not a Reason to Decelerate
00:08:31
500. Personal Brand Monetization Overview
00:08:17
501. Personal Brand Monetization Step One- Trip Wires
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502. Personal Brand Monetization Step Two- Service Based Work
00:08:17
503. Personal Brand Monetization Step Three- Recurring One-to-Many Models
00:08:17
504. Takeaways & Action- Becoming Your Personal Brand
00:08:17
505. October's Theme- Becoming A Marketer, Even if You Don't Think You Need To!
00:08:17
506. Developing Your Value Ladder, What Is It and Why Is It Vital?
00:08:17
507. Trip Wires, Reprise
00:08:17
508. Defining Your One Constant Presence Promise
00:08:17
509. Two Marketing Books to Change Your Life
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510. Strategic, Tactical or Some Other Type of Marketer
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511. The Marketing Mix
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512. What is Marketing, Really.
00:07:30
515. Marketing Strategy vs. Marketing Tactics
00:08:17
516. Founders' Marketing Competitor Research
00:07:21
517. Consistency is Queen, King, Prince and Kingdom!
00:08:17
518. Founders' Marketing - The Essential Tools
00:08:23
519. Adding A Personal Touch Before You Even Get Started with Your Marketing
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520. Setting SMART Objectives for Your Marketing
00:08:06
521. Setting Your Marketing Campaign Goals vs. Your Overall Marketing Goals
00:08:17
522. PEST, SWOT, FFS!
00:08:17
523. Understanding a Marketing Campaign vs. Marketing Strategy
00:08:17
524. How to Develop Your First Marketing Strategy
00:08:17
525. Choosing Your Marketing Campaign Channels
00:08:17
526. Marketing Campaign Messaging & Creative Design
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527. Takeaways & Action- Becoming A Marketer
00:08:23
528. November's Theme - Content Marketing That Works!
00:08:17
529. What is Content Marketing
00:08:26
530. Understanding Your Own Buying Behaviour to Develop Your Content Marketing
00:08:17
531. Are You a Content Creator or a Content Marketer
00:07:12
532. The 80:20 Rule of Content Marketing
00:08:17
533. Positioning Yourself as the Expert with Content - The Goal
00:07:31
534. Where is Your Content Discomfort. Identify & Conquer It!
00:07:34
535. Introducing My Content Development Process
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536. Content Development Process Original Format
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537. Content Development Process Alternate Format
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538. Content Development Process Content Upgrade & Relevance
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539. Content Development Process Monetization & Retention Logic
00:08:17
540. Developing Your First Content Package
00:09:00
541. Generating Great Content Ideas Part 1 - Look Internally
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542. Generating Great Content Ideas Part 2 Passive Social Research
00:07:20
543. Generating Great Content Ideas Part 3 Web Based Tools
00:08:17
544. Generating Great Content Ideas Part 4 Going Deeper Than Anyone Else
00:08:17
545. Titling Your Content for Maximum Click Through
00:08:17
546. Sharing Your Content Too Much - Probably Not...
00:08:17
547. Creating Content Assets to Catch The Eye
00:07:19
548. Repurposing Your Content for Big Impact
00:08:17
549. Takeaways & Action - Content Marketing That Works!
00:07:30
550. December's Theme - Putting It All Together - How to Start Your Side Hustle & Your Lifestyle Prison Escape Plan
00:08:17
551. Committing to Your Lifestyle Prison Escape Plan
00:08:17
552. Carving Out the Time to Commit to Your Lifestyle Prison Escape Plan
00:08:17
553. Remember, Business is a Marathon
00:08:17
554. Where Do You Start When Planning Your Side Project
00:08:17
555. The Mom Test - Your Go To Validation Starting Point
00:08:27
556. Goal Setting - SMART Objectives Revisited
00:08:17
557. Goal Setting - Start with Milestones
00:07:40
558. Goal Setting - Stepping Stones, Your Connective Goal Setting Tissue
00:08:17
559. Goal Setting - Start with the End in Mind, and Make YOUR Goals, Yours!
00:08:17
560. Resource Planning for Next Year - What Do You Need
00:08:17
561. Revisiting the Triple I Principle and Why You Need It for Next Year
00:08:17
562. Dropping the Things That Don't Matter
00:08:17
563. Leaving This Year Behind - What If You HAVEN'T Had a Great Year
00:08:17
564. Reality Check. It's Ok to Take a Day Off This Holiday Season
00:07:36
565. Yearning to "Work"? Me Too, But Here's What I Do Instead Over The Holidays
00:07:57
566. The Top 3 Books I Read to Personally Develop During 2018
00:08:17
567. My Book Reading Habits Carving Out the Time to Do It!!
00:08:43
568. Setting Up Your Frame of Mind for 2019 - Three Changes That I'm Personally Making
00:09:05
569. New Content Coming Up & The 7 Minute Mentor Changes
00:09:52
570. January's Theme - TEDx - Behind The Scenes of How I Landed, Planned and Executed My Talk
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571. 5 Actions I Consistently Took That Led to Landing my First TEDx Talk
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572. How I Decided that a TEDx Talk Was For Me, Even Though I Don't Want to be a Full-Time
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573. 3 Ways That I Prepared for My TEDx Talk Even Before I Knew What I Wanted to Talk About
00:08:17
574. How I Decided What to Talk About for my First TEDx Talk
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575. How I Crafted A Massive Impact TEDx Talk
00:09:00
576. How to Choose What NOT to Say in a TEDx Talk
00:10:00
577. How I Rehearsed my TEDx Talk
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578. Exactly What Happened on the Day of My First TEDx Talk
00:09:46
579. What Went Wrong on Stage at My TEDx Talk & How I Recovered
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580. The ONE Thing That I'd Change About My Next TEDx Talk
00:08:17
581. My Full TEDx Talk - Choose Happiness, Choose Control
00:20:45
582. February's Theme - 11 Podcasting Lessons to Help You to Become an Audio Influencer in Your Niche
00:06:56
583. Podcasting Growth Lesson #1 - Leverage Your Guests in Ways That They ENJOY!
00:08:17
584. Podcasting Growth Lesson #2 - Understand That Engagement Means Interaction, & Promote That
00:08:17
585. Podcasting Growth Lesson #3 - Create ONE Consistent Call to Action for Your Guesting on Other Shows
00:07:25
586. Podcasting Growth Lesson #4 - Develop Marketable Segments for Your Show
00:08:17
587. Podcasting Growth Lesson #5 - Understanding the Three "Pillars" of the Podcast Discoverability Triangle
00:08:17
588. Podcasting Growth Lesson #6 - Ask Your Audience What They Want and When
00:08:17
589. Podcasting Growth Lesson #7 - Consider Developing Your Own "DIY" Podcast Network
00:08:17
590. Podcasting Growth Lesson #8 - Learn Marketing Basics
00:08:17
591. Podcasting Growth Lesson #9 - Be Strategic About Your Content & When You Release It
00:10:08
592. Podcasting Growth Lesson #10 - Develop Three Types of Marketing Campaign for Your Podcast
00:08:17
593. Podcasting Growth Lesson #11 - Go After ONE Listener at a Time
00:08:17
594. March's Theme How To Rebrand Your Podcast Based on My Own Rebrand Journey
00:08:25
595. What Does it Mean to Rebrand Your Podcast
00:08:46
596. 3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Rebranding Your Podcast
00:09:21
597. 3 Questions to Ask Your Listeners Before Rebranding Your Podcast
00:08:35
598. Podcast Rebranding - Goal Setting Prior to Doing Anything
00:07:46
599. Rebranding Your Podcast. Don't Devalue YOU Choosing the Format...
00:08:11
600. Keeping Your Notables Whilst Refreshing Your Podcast During a Rebrand
00:07:56
601. Rebranding Your Podcast - A Thought About Your Cover Art
00:08:04
602. Podcast Rebranding - A Note on Network Opportunities
00:07:50
603. Rebranding Your Podcast - Keeping Your Subscribers Subscribed aka Fixing Your RSS Feed
00:08:22
604. Podcast Rebrand Feed Option One - Stack Em High
00:07:39
605. Podcast Rebrand Feed Option No2 - Spread 'Em Out
00:08:08
606. Launching Your Rebranded Podcast - A Quick Launch Strategy
00:07:57
607. Finale
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