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The Power of Debriefing | Stories With Traction Podcast Apr 26, 2023

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SUMMARY: In this episode, Chris Banks shares stories during his time in the Navy, and how these experiences prepared him to lead in business.

CHRIS BANKS BIO: Chris is the President of Banks Industrial Group, which specializes in bulk storage tank insulation, industrial polymer and...

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Winning at Digital Marketing | Stories With Traction Podcast Apr 26, 2023

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SUMMARY: In this episode, Tom Armitage and Matt Zaun talk about digital marketing strategies, and how you need to be focused on the specific stories you’re telling your customers.

TOM ARMITAGE BIO: Tom is the digital marketing playmaker, and he loves helping people use their...

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The Power of Vulnerability | Stories With Traction Podcast Apr 26, 2023

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SUMMARY: In this episode, Carl Shawn Watkins and Matt Zaun talk about the power of vulnerability.

CARL SHAWN WATKINS BIO: Carl has over 25 years of business leadership and business culture fortitude in the financial, mortgage, and legal services arena. He now empowers executives and...

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Solid Business Playbook | Stories With Traction Podcast Apr 26, 2023

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SUMMARY: In this episode, Kiva Slade and Matt Zaun talk about the importance of having a solid business playbook for your company. 

KIVA SLADE: Kiva combines strategic planning skills and her detail-oriented nature to manage the operations of 6+ figure online business owners...

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How to Radically Reduce Your Stress | Stories With Traction Podcast Apr 26, 2023

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SUMMARY: In this episode, Dr. Katie Nall and Matt Zaun talk about the stress that people bring on by telling themselves negative stories, and what they can do to combat this challenge. 

DR. KATIE NALL BIO: Dr. Katie is an author, speaker, and Master EFT practitioner.  She...

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Clarity, Reflection, and Trauma | Stories With Traction Podcast Apr 26, 2023

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SUMMARY: In this episode, Kianna Sadge and Matt Zaun talk about clarity, reflection, and trauma.

KIANNAA SADGE BIO: Kiannaa is a fearless communicator who teaches others how to gain profound change by developing the most important relationship we will ever have: the one within...

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How to Use AI to Craft the Right Stories | Stories With Traction Podcast Apr 26, 2023

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SUMMARY: In this episode, Denise Murtha Bachmann and Matt Zaun talk about how companies can use AI to craft the right stories to tell their customers. 

DENISE MURTHA BACHMANN BIO: Denise is a Senior Account Executive at Clarifai.  She focuses on using AI to enhance...

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The Impact of Mindfulness | Stories With Traction Podcast Apr 26, 2023

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SUMMARY: In this episode, Harriet Stein and Matt Zaun talk about the impact of mindfulness and why some of the most important stories are the ones we tell ourselves.  

HARRIET STEIN BIO: Harriet is the Founder and President of Big Toe In The Water. She has designed and delivered...

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How to Survive Supply Chain Issues | Stories With Traction Podcast Apr 26, 2023

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SUMMARY: In this episode, Josh Renicker shares stories regarding supply chain issues (changes), and how he overcomes them. 

JOSH RENICKER BIO: Josh is the Chief Operating Officer of Energy Access, which is the industry leader in battery charging technology. 

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The Man in the Ditch | Stories With Traction Podcast Apr 26, 2023

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SUMMARY: In this episode, Mike Bassett and Matt Zaun talk about life-changing moments, and what happened when Mike found himself in a massive ditch.    

MIKE BASSETT BIO: Mike is the owner of the Bassett Firm in Dallas, Texas, and he’s the author of The Man in the...

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Radically Improve Your Public Speaking Skills | Stories With Traction Podcast Apr 26, 2023

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SUMMARY: In this episode, Brenden Kumarasamy and Matt Zaun talk about how YOU can radically improve your public speaking skills.  

BRENDEN KUMARASAMY BIO: Brenden helps ambitious executives & coaches become TOP 1% communicators in their industries.

For more info, check out...

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Personal Branding | Stories With Traction Podcast Apr 26, 2023

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SUMMARY: In this episode, Michelle Griffin and Matt Zaun talk about the power of personal branding.  

MICHELLE GRIFFIN BIO: Michelle helps professionals and entrepreneurs step out and be seen as leaders in their space with her authority-focused personal branding and LinkedIn...

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The Art of Casual Conversations on LinkedIn | Stories With Traction Podcast Apr 26, 2023

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SUMMARY: In this episode, Dan Mott and Matt Zaun talk about the art of casual conversations on LinkedIn and how to leverage this to build relationships and land more business. 

DAN MOTT BIO: Dan Mott is the founder of SIX3MEDIA, and he is a LinkedIn Social Selling...

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Accelerate Alaska | Stories With Traction Podcast Apr 26, 2023

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SUMMARY: In this episode, Ross Johnston, Joey Bosworth, and I talk about Accelerate Alaska’s mission, and how other community leaders can start their own conferences. 

ROSS JOHNSTON BIO: Ross is an entrepreneur, marketer, and ecosystem developer. He founded North By North,...

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SmartHustle vs. Those that are Spinning Their Wheels | Stories With Traction Podcast Apr 26, 2023

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SUMMARY: In this episode, Ramon Ray and I talk about the difference between SmartHustle, and those that are just spinning their wheels. 

RAMON RAY BIO: Ramon is the author of Celebrity CEO - How Entrepreneurs Can Thrive by Building Community and a Strong Personal Brand.  In...

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Cut YOUR Email Inbox by 43% | Stories With Traction Podcast Apr 26, 2023

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SUMMARY: In this episode, Melissa Moody and I talk about Gated and how you can cut your email inbox by 43%!

MELISSA MOODY BIO: Melissa is a Founder and the Head of Marketing at Gated, which is on a mission to improve email for everyone. 

For more info, check out the Gated...

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Focus on YOUR Health this Year | Stories With Traction Podcast Apr 26, 2023

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In January, you promised yourself during the holidays that you would lose weight and get healthy in the New Year. You were so excited to start off right! For a week, you rocked it, but then it got tough. After a while, you set into your old ways and gave up on your New...

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The Picture of a CEO | Stories With Traction Podcast Apr 26, 2023

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In this episode, I have a fascinating conversation with Sean Carter, the President, and CEO of NEACH.  Not only do we talk about his story and business, but we talk about what it actually means to be a CEO.  Unfortunately, Hollywood, our culture, and even business schools...

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Episode #5 | Questions Save Lives | Stories With Traction Podcast Apr 26, 2023

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Questions can change our lives.  Robert Berry has seen that play out time and time again.  Not only in his life but in the lives of his clients. 

I was particularly interested in this episode since I am intrigued with questions too.  Deep questions? ...

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Episode #4 | How to Connect the Dots on LinkedIn | Stories With Traction Podcast Apr 26, 2023

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I was going to say that LinkedIn changed my life, but that's not true. LinkedIn is just a platform. People changed my life. Sharing great content and connecting with the right people was just accelerated by LinkedIn. The results have been mind-boggling.    

Because of...

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Episode #3 | How to Set Goals | Stories With Traction Podcast Apr 26, 2023

Since many people are starting to think about goals, I sat down with Bill McDevitt (small business coach, advisor & founder at Top of the World Coaching) to talk about how business leaders can set goals heading into the New Year. 

Bill is an incredible business coach, and you can find...

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Episode #2 | Writers Write | Stories With Traction Podcast Apr 26, 2023

In this episode, Joe D'Antonio and I talk about his creative process when it comes to writing his books.  You can check out the episode HERE

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Episode #1 | Time, Talent, and Treasure | Stories With Traction Podcast Apr 26, 2023

In this first episode, Dan Koval and I talk about having a giver mentality and using stories to inspire others to action.  

Check out the episode here | https://storieswithtraction.buzzsprout.com/1781130/8894217-time-talent-and-treasure

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Chest muscles and a 20-second conversation... Apr 25, 2023

I remember standing in line with my dad at the grocery store (in high school).

He leaned over, pointed to the magazine rack, and said, "wanna know why muscle mags like that are still in business? Even though working out can be boring, the magazines always make it interesting."

He was right.

These...

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