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Expert entrepreneurs, service providers and change makers can discover how to increase income and impact as Melanie Benson and her guests cover how to amplify your results and achieve more of your bold goals.
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Nov 30, 2020

A client emergency comes up, a project takes longer than expected, a time-sensitive opportunity comes up and next thing you know months have passed without any progress.

Instead of feeling defeated or giving up, look at the excuses you are making.

Chances are you’ve trained your brain to make really compelling excuses for why you can’t afford it, don’t have time or know how.

So let’s discover a better way, banish those excuses that derail your progress and become unstoppable! On Amplify Your Success Podcast episode 207, I talk with Victoria Pelletier, author of Unstoppable, on how to recognize the excuses that hold you back in life and business.

Be sure to join the Amplify Your Authority Group to hear more.

 

Key Takeaways

  • The power of obstacles to forge an unstoppable personal brand.
  • What an entrepreneur or business owner can do differently to start feeling unstoppable (no matter what challenge they are facing.)
  • What becoming an executive at a young age taught Victoria about success.
  • How Victoria brought her personal unstoppable brand to her work (and became IBMs #1 social seller per LinkedIn.)

About The Guest

Victoria Pelletier is the Vice President of IBM’s North American Talent & Transformation practice; she is a senior executive with over two decades of progressive experience in strategy, operations, growth initiatives, and business and talent development.

She is a visionary leader with a passion for innovation, creativity and Diversity & Inclusion. In fact, Victoria has won both the 2020 Mentor of the Year award from Women in Communications & Technology AND the 2019 HSBC Diversity & Inclusion in Innovation Award.

Victoria serves as a board member for several organizations; she is also a published author, in-demand public speaker and appears regularly on national TV. An inspiring professional with impeccable credentials, Victoria is a trusted voice among peers and emerging executives.

 

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Nov 23, 2020

Have you ever had sales conversations where something went awry...and you just couldn’t figure out what went wrong? Maybe you need a little facial intelligence training?

Rapport and connection is critical and any good salesperson and all service professionals know that the chances of a client enrollment goes up when the potential client feels that “Know Like & Trust” factor.

But sometimes, you think there is rapport but the prospect just isn’t feeling it! Even though they are saying the right things, their face could reveal their true feelings. On Amplify Your Success Podcast, I talk with Facial Acuity expert Michelle Butt about how we can start tuning into the visual cues humans give in their facial expressions to help us guide them through the sales conversation. This is such a unique skill set that you’ll have an unfair advantage over your competition.

Be sure to join the Amplify Your Success Community to hear more.

Key Takeaways

  • What facial Intelligence and how it can be used in a variety of sales conversations to improve outcomes.
  • Why facial acuity can give you a leading advantage in sales, negotiations, leadership development and even as you are coaching your clients.
  • What eyebrow movements can tell us about a client’s inner decision making.

 

About The Guest

Michelle Butt, creator of the Facial Intelligence™ body of work, has come to know a thing or two about how and what drives people to believe in someone else enough to buy from them.

 

After more than 10 years of studying human communication, she understands how coaches, consultants and mentors need to show up to that crucial sales call in order to get that “yes” and truly begin the process of changing someone else’s life (and their own in the process).

By creating and implementing the F.A.S.T Method (Facial Acuity Sales Tactics), she has helped herself and many other coaches and consultants to use the face of others as the blueprint and catalyst for gaining a client and increasing their business’s success and revenue.

Michelle holds an Honours BA in Linguistics from The University of Toronto, is a Master Coach and a Facial Intelligence Expert and has been featured at TedXToronto, Reinvention Radio and OMTimes Magazine.

All her research and results have shown that the face is the starting place of any transformational journey and leveraging the information you see in a face is the key to changing the results you are getting in your sales process.

 

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Nov 16, 2020

You’ve got this side hustle idea. Maybe it's a new venture for your current business or you are starting up a brand new business. Do you know when it's time to put the proper legal protections in place?

Nine out of ten times, an entrepreneur has waited too long to protect their online business!

On Amplify Your Success Podcast, Robert Wright, PLLC, joins me to share the advice he’s given thousands of business owners on when to seek out legal counsel and establish the proper business protection.

 

Be sure to join the Amplify Your Success Community to hear more.

Key Takeaways

●      What a side-hustle is (and why they are so CRAZY popular, especially right now.)
●      The signs you are a side-hustler that needs protection.
●      Some of the big myths about entity formation and why most entrepreneurs wait way too long to set up their proper business foundation.
●      The problem with bootstrappers who use Mycorporation and other cheap solutions.
●      What should a business owner look for when hiring a business lawyer.

 

About The Guest

Robert Wright is the founder of Wright Law Office, PLLC - a boutique virtual law practice that helps e-commerce sellers across the globe protect and scale their online businesses.

Since launching his practice, Robert has advised thousands of e-commerce sellers on how to protect their personal assets, bulletproof their brands, weaponize their works and safeguard their sales online. To better understand the needs of his clients, Robert launched his own physical products business and currently sells in the United States and throughout Europe.

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Nov 9, 2020

The more complicated your business becomes, and the more you scale your growth, the more decisions you’ll have to make.

Recently I heard Robert Brus, host of Go All In, talk about Decision Fatigue when he joined me on episode 202. A light bulb went off and I realized how often I have hit this emotional fatigue state when making lots of decisions during growth.

Curious, I researched how to beat Decision Fatigue in order to make better decisions faster in my small business.

Listen in to hear what I discovered that’s helping me stay out of fatigue and make better decisions.

Key Takeaways

  • What Decision Fatigue is and why it has become a common problem for leaders and business owners.
  • The surprisingly simple thing that CEOs like Steve Jobs and world leaders like Barack Obama do each morning to keep their decision capacity high.
  • Three signs that you are experiencing Decision Fatigue and may not know it.
  • Feeling the sting of this emotional fatigue? 5 things you can do this week to get back to productivity and better decision making.
  • How to leverage your team to get through routine decisions that bogg you down.

 

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