The Reason You Buy Stuff You Weren’t Planning on Buying

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Marketing Secrets Exposed You’re waiting in line, ready to checkout, and you find yourself surrounded by candy bars, mindless magazines and knick-knacks…what do you do? Well, based on marketing data, you will more than likely grab one of those cheap items and throw it in your basket. This week is all about the mind games marketers and retailers play on you to get you to buy stuff you weren’t planning on buying. Topics include: Why social media marketers give away free pdf’s, cheatsheets and ebooks The real reason McDonald’s is putting ordering kiosks in their restaurants How yogurt stores trick …

Get Anyone to Listen To You By Doing This…

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The Power of Storytelling Through all my reading and research and Ted Talk watching and talking to experts, I have discovered they pretty much all successful speakers believe in one thing… …the most effective way to communicate…to get your point across to anyone is by… STORYTELLING Solid research has shown that humans are much more open to listening to stories than they are to someone trying to teach them something. In this show I share my own journey over the last few weeks into How to most effectively self-brand The fact that facts don’t matter AT ALL when your trying …

What Do the Royal Wedding and Laurel Yanny Have in Common?

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You’re probably thinking…”What do the royal wedding and laurel yanny have in common?” Nothing…and everything, actually. Because both of these things show us perfect examples of “perspective shift” In this episode, I talk about: – How lame I thought all the royal wedding stuff was until I remembered something shocking from my past – How the Laurel / Yanny thing was all started by a huge mistake – How both of these recent viral events can teach us a HUGE lesson in understanding ourselves and other at a much higher level. Like always, you can watch the video of this …

How to Take a Guilt-Free Food Vacation

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When I say Food Vacation, I’m talking about taking a vacation from your typical eating plan…going nuts and indulging until your crushing guilt or tight pants signals it’s time to get back on track. Along with my expert and cookbook author Patricia Byers, I explore the way you can say, “screw it”, go off of your eating plan and enjoy yourself while still being in control and living the high life guilt-free until you reel yourself back into your healthy eating plan. Patricia, author of the vegetarian cookbook, “Enduring Weight Maintenance” (available on Amazon) has spent years going on and …

The Life Changing Difference Between Special and Unique

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The Life Changing Difference Between Special and Unique Gamechanger: This one shift in thinking can immediately change how you see yourself and how you see the world. This one shift will stop or greatly decrease  you caring what other people think you comparing yourself to anyone you being constantly disappointed because of the unfairness of life or that you didn’t get something that you deserve While at the same time, this shift will immediately shift your focus into yourself, allowing for a way more clear perspective on things allow you to immediately relate better to other people (a relationship game …

Top TV and Radio Producers Share Their Secrets for Personal Branding

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This week I would like to share with you the 3 most important steps in personal branding that I learned from top TV and radio producers last week in New York. I was fortunate to be able to sit down with over 50 TV, radio and print producers, hosts and writers last week in order to pitch my book “Surrounded by Idiots” and myself as an expert in my field (young adult coach/mentor, Millennial Expert). There were over 120 media representatives there including producers from the Today Show Good Morning America ABC News CBS The View Wendy Williams Dr. Oz …

How to Create Your Most Authentic Online Image

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Creating your most authentic online image … …is all about understanding a few very simple things and this week Tony welcomes Patrick Kenger, a professional Millennial image consultant, to share a few tips to help you to relax and enjoy creating your own unique image instead of caring about what anyone else thinks. Patrick Kenger is the founder of PIVOT, a men’s image consultancy. His services have helped best selling authors, entrepreneurs, and single men from around the country improve their appearance and connect better with their audiences. To learn more, visit www.pivotimage.com or follow him on Twitter (twitter.com/pivotimage) . First Steps …

The Big Difference Between Dating In Your 20’s and Dating In Your 30’s

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There are some big differences between dating in your 20’s and dating in your 30’s. This week, we say goodbye to Lexi by talking about one of her favorite subjects … dating. And, wherever you happen to be on that scale, this show has a little something for you. Stuff we talk about include: – What we expect when we date in our 20’s and how that changes when we get into our 30’s – The signs to look for that tell you your now looking for more in your dating – How dating in your 30’s can be way …

Is Facebook Dying ?

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Are you a Facebook fan? Do they have too much information…too much power? Is there a better alternative for social media? Do you think it’s a good thing that Facebook can guide products and services to you that you specifically are interested in? Do you think the manipulation of people through social media should be controlled by Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.? These questions and many others are pondered with my voice of Millennial, Mariah and I on this week’s show.   Like always, you can watch the video of this podcast here or listen to any of the previous 120+ …

Spring Cleaning Your Life

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Why Spring Cleaning is an Awesome Thing Spring Cleaning Your life is not just organizing, cleaning and getting rid of stuff around the house, but also about creating a fresh start, getting back on track or trying something new and exciting. This week, Mariah and I take a look at… The interesting history of spring cleaning The instinctual reason we feel like doing more stuff when spring comes The hidden meaning behind wanting to do some spring cleaning around the house How spring cleaning can lead to being more generous How you can use the spring cleaning momentum to sort …