OTS 039: Change Master – Stephanie Chung

Change Master Stephanie Chung

Today’s guest is an award-winning executive coach with more than 25 years of team management, business development, and sales leadership experience. Early in her career, she was recognized for her ability to negotiate multimillion dollar contracts with senior executives of numerous Fortune 500 companies. Having mastered the art of high-ticket sales, she went on to mentor, coach, and develop some of the highest paid, most elite, sales professionals in the country who have sold well over 1 billion dollars and counting.

Every successful executive can cite a mentor or advisor who helped them bridge the gap from middle management to C-level leadership. Every business owner has relied on a trusted guide to make the jump from breaking even to breaking profit records.

Having successfully navigated each stop on the journey to elite executive status, my guest’s passion is in helping business owners, sales leaders and seasoned executives achieve the success they desire.

Please join me in welcoming Stephanie Chung.

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OTS 038 PSA: Stop Spraying & Praying – Robbie Samuels

PSA: Stop Spraying and Praying

Welcome back to On the Schmooze. Thank you so much for joining me. Last week I had the pleasure of interviewing Jeffrey Hayzlett, this week you’ll be hearing from me, your host.

Every other week I’ll be offering my take on some aspect of networking and relationship-building. These shorter podcast episodes will include practical networking tips and techniques you can put into practice right away. My hope is those insights from me, and my guests will help you achieve the leadership position you’re seeking, build and sustain your professional network, and find the work/life balance that works best for you.

This week, I’ll be sharing my thoughts on a common networking practice that I believe is highly ineffective. Listen to learn what not to do.

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OTS 037: Conditions of Satisfaction – Jeffrey Hayzlett

Conditions of Satisfaction - Jeffrey Hayzlett

Today’s guest is a global business celebrity, best-selling business author, and award-winning public speaker. He has faced many challenges and achieved many successes in his career – most notably he is credited with the economic turnaround of Kodak after the Great Recession.

Currently, he is a prime time television host on C-Suite TV and a radio host on CBS Radio’s Play.it and C-Suite Radio. He takes viewers inside the c-suite of some of the world’s biggest companies to discover what makes c-level executives like CEOs, CFOs, and CMOs tick. He also conducts exclusive one-on-one interviews with business celebrities to discuss the strategies they’ve utilized to make it big.

He shares his executive insight and commentary on television networks like Bloomberg, MSNBC, and Fox Business and has been cited as a leading business expert in publications such as Forbes, SUCCESS, and Mashable.

He is a turnaround architect of the highest order, a maverick marketer who delivers scalable campaigns, embraces traditional modes of customer engagement, and possesses a remarkable skill set of mentorship, corporate governance, and brand building.

Please join me in welcoming Jeffrey Hayzlett.

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OTS 036: The ABCs of Business Cards – Robbie Samuels

The ABCs of Business Cards

Welcome back to On the Schmooze. Thank you so much for joining me. Last week I had the pleasure of interviewing Susan RoAne, this week you’ll be hearing from me, your host.

Every other week I’ll be offering my take on some aspect of networking and relationship-building. These shorter podcast episodes will include practical networking tips and techniques you can put into practice right away. My hope is those insights from me, and my guests will help you achieve the leadership position you’re seeking, build and sustain your professional network, and find the work/life balance that works best for you.

This week, I’ll be sharing my thoughts on the ABCs of business cards.

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OTS 035: Thought(ful) Leaders – Susan RoAne

Thoughtful Leaders - Susan RoAne

Today’s guest is a best-selling author and a sought-after keynote speaker. Known as “The Mingling Maven®,” she gives her multi-generational audiences the required tools, techniques and strategies they need to connect and communicate in today’s global business world. Her practical, informative, and interactive presentations are known for what The San Francisco Chronicle calls her “dynamite sense of humor.”

A former teacher, she now lectures at major universities and keynotes for Fortune 500 companies. Over 25 years ago she released her groundbreaking best-seller, “How to Work a Room®,” and is now considered the undisputed and original networking and conversation expert. That was the first of her seven best-selling books and she has sold over a million books worldwide. Nearly three decades later, she continues to shape the industry she launched.

Please join me in welcoming Susan RoAne.

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OTS 034: New Definition of Networking – Robbie Samuels

New Definition of Networking - Robbie Samuels

Welcome back to On the Schmooze. Thank you so much for joining me. Last week I had the pleasure of interviewing John Corcoran, this week you’ll be hearing from me, your host.

Every other week I’ll be offering my take on some aspect of networking and relationship-building. These shorter podcast episodes will include practical networking tips and techniques you can put into practice right away. My hope is those insights from me, and my guests will help you achieve the leadership position you’re seeking, build and sustain your professional network, and find the work/life balance that works best for you.

This week, I’ll be sharing my thoughts on a new definition of networking.

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OTS 033: Believe in the Power of Your Network – John Corcoran

Believe in the Power of Your Network - John Corcoran

Today’s guest shows entrepreneurs and small business owners how to bring in more income and clients by building real human relationships with influencers, VIPs, and people who matter.

He’s had a very varied work history that includes working in the heart of three major industries. He was a White House writer during the Bill Clinton Administration and Speechwriter to the Governor of California. He’s also worked in Hollywood and the heart of Silicon Valley. Currently, he owns his own boutique law firm in the San Francisco Bay Area catering to small business owners and entrepreneurs.

He is the creator of Smart Business Revolution and host of the Smart Business Revolution podcast. He’s also the cofounder of Rise25 Inner Circle, an annual accountability and group coaching program for professional service entrepreneurs who want to diversify their revenues and scale up.

Please join me in welcoming John Corcoran.

Would you leave an honest rating and review on iTunes? Or Stitcher? They are extremely helpful and I read each and every one of them. Thanks for the inspiration!

OTS 032: Extrovert Privilege – Robbie Samuels

Extrovert Privilege

Welcome back to On the Schmooze. Thank you so much for joining me. Last week I had the pleasure of interviewing Dorie Clark, this week you’ll be hearing from me, your host.

Every other week I’ll be offering my take on some aspect of networking and relationship-building. These shorter podcast episodes will include practical networking tips and techniques you can put into practice right away. My hope is that insights from me and my guests will help you achieve the leadership position you’re seeking, build and sustain your professional network, and find the work/life balance that works best for you.

This week, I’ll be sharing my thoughts on the different ways outgoing extroverts like myself have something I’m calling extrovert privilege.

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OTS 031: Moral Authority – Dorie Clark

Moral Authority - Dorie Clark

Today’s guest has held a wide array of leadership positions including, presidential campaign spokeswoman, nonprofit executive director, award-winning journalist, documentary filmmaker, and she received a Master of Theological Studies from Harvard Divinity School. And proving that she can do anything she puts her mind to: two days before this episode aired she became a Grammy-winning jazz producer!

All of these experiences inform her work as a marketing strategy consultant, professional speaker, and frequent contributor to many publications including Harvard Business Review, TIME, and Entrepreneur.

Recognized as a “branding expert” by the Associated Press, Fortune, and Inc. magazine, she is the author of two books “Reinventing You” and “Stand Out.” For “Stand Out” she interviewed 50 of the world’s top experts to understand how they developed powerful ideas and got recognized for them. I’m pleased to share that I was one of the experts she interviewed. Stand Out was named the #1 Leadership Book of 2015 by Inc. magazine and was a Washington Post bestseller.

She consults and speaks for a diverse range of clients, including Google, the World Bank, Ford Foundation, Yale University, and the National Park Service.

She is also an adjunct professor of business administration at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and a Visiting Professor for IE Business School in Madrid, Spain.

She was recognized in Forbes as one of “25 Professional Networking Experts to Watch in 2015” and is quoted frequently in the worldwide media, including NPR, the BBC, and MSNBC.

Please join me in welcoming Dorie Clark.

Would you leave an honest rating and review on iTunes? Or Stitcher? They are extremely helpful and I read each and every one of them. Thanks for the inspiration!

OTS 030: Email Intro Etiquette – Robbie Samuels

Email Intro Etiquette - Robbie Samuels

Welcome back to On the Schmooze. Thank you so much for joining me. Last week I had the pleasure of interviewing Howard Putnam, CSP this week you’ll be hearing from me, your host.

Every other week I’ll be offering my take on some aspect of networking and relationship-building. These shorter podcast episodes will include practical networking tips and techniques you can put into practice right away. My hope is that insights from me and my guests will help you achieve the leadership position you’re seeking, build and sustain your professional network, and find the work/life balance that works best for you.

This week, I’ll be sharing best practices for making introductions via email.

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