Michael and Kathryn discuss what it means to have blindspots in your business. To get from point A to point B you need some kind of reference point. But what if that reference point is poor quality or out-of-date? Discover what you can do to pinpoint your blindspots by giving this podcast episode a listen.
Michael and Kathryn give an overview of Joe Polish's 9 Steps to Magic Rapport. Improve the quality and longevity of your business relationships with these helpful tips. Gain insight into networking, your customer and client relationships, and growing your Passion and Provision company by giving this podcast a listen.
Michael and Kathryn discuss the online marketplace giant, Amazon. 30% of all online purchases occur on Amazon, a major influencer in the e-commerce industry. Give this podcast a listen to discover the latest trends set by Amazon and why your Passion and Provision company can no longer afford to ignore them.
Michael and Kathryn recount their experiences at the 2017 Digital Marketer conference and discuss techniques for good business networking. Overcome your hatred of networking with these simple strategies for engaging with potential business partners. It's easier than you might think!
Michael and Kathryn discuss and analyze a 13th century work of art known as "The Allegory of Good and Bad Government". They paint a verbal picture of the artwork's imagery, discuss how it relates to businesses today, how it can shape your understanding of good leadership, and how this will help you grow your Passion & Provision company.
Michael and Kathryn discuss a useful method for speed reading a person's personality type based on the psychology of the Myers Briggs personality inventory. You will discover how to quickly ascertain someone's temperament by asking them specific questions. If you've ever wondered if knowing personality types makes a difference in the success of your business, give this podcast a listen.
Michael and Kathryn give a high level definition of Strategy and discuss why every company, big or small, needs to effectively strategize in order to achieve its major objectives. Gain insight on ways to think about strategy as a business leader in order to grow your Passion and Provision Company.
Michael and Kathryn expand on the intriguing dynamic within Philanthropic Marketing and how it can be both fulfilling and strategic for your presence in the community.
Michael and Kathryn expand on highly useful tips provided by Nancy Harhut in 10 Human Behavior Hacks that Will Change the Way You Create Email.
Michael and Kathryn discuss the topic of grief and how it affects your company. Whether you are a leader who is experiencing grief, or it's one of your employees, knowing the 5 Stages of Grief and how to identify them will benefit your Passion and Provision company.
Michael and Kathryn discuss the marketing strategy known as retargeting. This simple online strategy can help you generate more leads and customers, and ultimately will make you more money.
Michael and Kathryn discuss customer service, why it matters, how it affects your entire company, and how to improve your strategy. Learn how customer service done right can help you build your Passion and Provision company.
Michael and Kathryn review Patrick Lencioni's book, "The Ideal Team Player" and discuss how it will help you hire, fire, and evaluate current employees in your Passion and Provision Company.
Kathryn and Michael discuss how you will know it's time to fire a client. In the business world, 20% of your customers will cause you 80% of your pain. But how exactly will you know it's time to say goodbye? Discover the answers in this week's podcast!
Michael and Kathryn discuss the reasons why you should pay attention to group dynamics and how they affect your company and customers. This podcast will help you understand why dynamics change with different group sizes and how to best communicate in each setting.
Michael and Kathryn give an introduction to the personality test known as Myers Briggs. They discuss the importance of understanding yourself and how that will lead to a better understanding of others. Understanding and using Myers Briggs will help you in your company and relationships.
Michael and Kathryn talk about why it is critical to develop a buyer persona. By developing and using personas you can reach more people with a stronger message that turns more of those people into paying customers.
Michael and Kathryn talk about why it's important for leaders to have mentors, the 4 types of mentors, and the ways mentors impact and shape our lives. Learn more about mentors and mentoring in this week's podcast.
Michael and Kathryn talk about how to build relationships with customers to turn them into raving fans. Sales is not about cold calls, but providing value and building relationships.
Michael and Kathryn speak on hiring the right employees for the job. There are key areas to look at in hiring. Michael and Kathryn believe you should start with "character and competence." What does that mean? Give this episode a listen and find out more.
Michael and Kathryn speak on why happy employees are not a warm, fuzzy fantasy, but add to the bottom line of every business. Even big, profitable companies are leaving money on the table if their staff is “sleepwalking at work.”
Michael and Kathryn divide the fundamentals of leadership into two aspects: internal and external leadership tasks, and development. This is the 30,000 foot overview of the fundamentals of holistic leadership. If you are ready for some new insights, give this episode a listen.
Michael and Kathryn describe the two types of leaders essential to the health of every business: Visionaries and Administrators. They Identify and describe these leadership pairs and contrast the two. Does your business have the right leadership? Listen to find out!
Michael and Kathryn talk about building your email list. Yes, that's right. Email isn't dead! Email marketing is alive and well and it should be a part of your marketing strategy. Don't believe us? Then you should still listen to this podcast!
Michael and Kathryn start diving into what it means to have good copy for your marketing. Because this dynamic duo have been running a successful marketing and advertising agency for more than a decade, it's safe to say they know a thing or two about writing good copy.