Bonus Episode: Fascinate by Sally Hogshead [Audio Summary]

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Fascinate: Your 7 Triggers to Persuasion and Captivation by Sally Hogshead

Sally Hogshead is one of the leading marketers and advertising writers in the United States and develops marketing strategies for leading companies such as Starbucks and Microsoft.

She graduated from Duke University and founded her own advertising agency when she was just 27 years old.

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Episode #059: A Conversation with Business in Blue Jeans Author Susan Baroncini-Moe

Susan Baroncini-MoeSusan Baroncini-Moe is a business and marketing strategist, and a Guinness World Records® titleholder.

She regularly speaks to audiences of all sizes and has shared the virtual stage with business giants like Michael E. Gerber, David Meerman Scott, Bob Burg, Larry Winget, and Chris Brogan, among others.

She and her businesses have been featured in Redbook Magazine, USA Today, MSN Living, Inc., Fast Company, Investor’s Business Daily, Yahoo Finance, and American Express Open Forum.

She is also the author of Business in Blue Jeans: How to Have a Successful Business on Your Own Terms, in Your Own Style. Business in Blue Jeans is a comprehensive, how-to guide for starting and growing a successful business in the way that suits you best.

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Bonus Episode: Creativity Inc by Ed Catmull [Audio Summary]

Blinkist AppToday’s bonus episode features the first in a series of audio blinks; audio versions of written book summaries found inside the Blinkist app.

The key insights from Creativity Inc. are brought to you by Blinkist, a mobile learning company that transforms outstanding nonfiction books into 15­-minute reads made for your mobile device.

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Creativity Inc. – Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration

by Ed Catmull with Amy Wallace

Ed Catmull is the current president of both Pixar and Disney Animation Studios, and was co-founder of Pixar in 1986. In addition to being a successful manager, he has also contributed many important tools in computer graphics and animation.

Amy Wallace is an editor-at-large at Los Angeles magazine as well as a correspondent for GQ.

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Episode #058: The 7 Day Startup with Dan Norris from WP Curve

dan norrisDan Norris is a passionate entrepreneur with an obsession for content marketing, writing 250 blog post in the 12 months that led up to his launch of WP Curve.

Last year, Dan was voted Australia’s top small business blogger by Australia’s largest business magazine, Smarter Business Ideas.

Dan is the co-founder of WP Curve, one of the world’s fastest growing WordPress support companies. WP Curve provides unlimited small WordPress fixes 24/7 for a flat monthly fee.

Dan is also the author of the the new book The 7 Day Startup: You Don’t Learn Until You Launch. As the title suggests, Dan says too many entrepreneurs are overthinking their startup launch. It can really been done in 7 days and Dan Norris is the guy to show you how!

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Episode #057: Improve Your Focus, Boost Your Energy and Make the Most of Your Time with Erik Fisher

Erik FisherTo say today’s guest and I have a lot in common would probably be an understatement.

Erik Fisher is a podcaster (check), speaker (check) and coach (check). In the past year, he has added Productivity Author to his list of accolades (maybe author will be something I too can add one day).

Erik’s speaking gigs include Podcast Movement (August 2014), a conference I was also fortunate to speak at, as well as this October’s Social Media Success Summit and 2015’s Social Media Marketing World.

And, Erik became an author last fall with the release of the first in a three part series on goals called Ready Aim Fire!: A Practical Guide To Setting And Achieving Goals (Beyond The To Do List Book 1).

This year, Erik and co-author Jim Woods, have followed it up with the release of Hit The Mark!: Improve Your Focus Boost Your Energy Make the Most of Your Time (Beyond The To Do List Book 2).

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