Episode 20 - The 7 Business and Life lessons I've learnt from running a podcast

Nick Synnott

Today’s episode is episode 20 of the podcast and to celebrate reaching 20 episodes I wanted to share my 7 biggest career and life lessons from running the podcast!

The 7 Lessons that I discuss in today’s episode:

  1. The power of Linked In for Business Development

  2. The importance of Personal Brand in today’s business world

  3. Why you should focus on delivering value first

  4. The importance on focusing on the right things and not worrying about making everything perfect

  5. How to delight your customers/clients/guests

  6. The importance of testing and iteration

  7. And why everyone should do a podcast!

Things I mentioned in today’s show:

Matt Cheung’s interview - https://www.climbinconsulting.com/podcast/matt-cheung-clarasys  

Kano Analysis - https://medium.com/design-ibm/kano-model-ways-to-use-it-and-not-use-it-1d205a9cf808    

Tim Ferriss – Fear Setting - https://www.ted.com/talks/tim_ferriss_why_you_should_define_your_fears_instead_of_your_goals  

 

Episode 19 - Personal Branding with Natalia Wiechowski

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Listen on iTunes - https://apple.co/2GM29cK

Listen on Stitcher - http://bit.ly/2BYeyf6

Listen on Player FM – http://bit.ly/2M3M4SK

Listen on Tune In Radio - http://bit.ly/2JjtLLJ

“When you become a content creator instead of being a content consumer, you get yourself out there, you get your message out there, people see it and miracles can happen”

Today’s guest is Dr Natalia Wiechowski. Natalia is an award-winning Personal Branding Strategist and international Keynote Speaker who radically changed her life and career after a self-imposed sabbatical to follow her passion: Helping people to shine. 

Since taking her sabbatical and moving in to the world of Personal Branding Natalia has grown her online community to over 146,000 followers, worked with global blue-chip clients including, SAP and Bosch and been invited to speak at conferences all over the world.

Natalia is an expert in B2B Personal Branding and Marketing with over 46,000 LinkedIn followers! Her posts are regularly liked and commented on by 1,000s of people with one post last year receiving over 62,000 likes and 4,000 comments.

If you’re looking to cut through all of the noise out there on social media and take your personal brand to the next level then you’re going to love this interview.

We cover some really interesting topics in our conversation including:

Natalia’s self-imposed Sabbatical, what led her to take it and her advice to others feeling unfulfilled by their current life and career.

How Natalia found her passion and how she turned it from an idea in to her full-time career.

What Personal Branding is and why it’s so important to your career success.

How to build a deep relationship with your current and prospective clients through compelling content that solves their problems.

The common mistakes that companies and individuals make when it comes to Personal Branding and social media and how to avoid them.

And much much more!

You can find out more about Natalia on her LinkedIn page – https://www.linkedin.com/in/nataliawiechowski/en

And her website - http://www.thinknatalia.com/

If you’d like to emulate Natalia’s success and want to sign up for her new online Personal Branding course you can check it out here - https://thinknatalia.coachy.net/lp/master-your-personal-brand-on-linkedin-and-offline/

Specific Things We Discuss in the show:

Robin Sharma and the 5am club - https://www.robinsharma.com/article/be-wise-early-rise

Lewis Howes -  https://lewishowes.com/

Gimbal hand held phone stabiliser for shooting videos - http://amzn.eu/8Mdhwyv 

The 4 Hour Work Week by Tim Ferriss - http://amzn.eu/cZS8Mt5 

Anything You Want by Derek Sivers - http://amzn.eu/6Nn2PDT 

48 Laws of Powers by Robert Greene - http://amzn.eu/0D6ssqw 

The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari by Robin Sharma - http://amzn.eu/dIsE9or 

Ego Is The Enemy by Ryan Holiday - http://amzn.eu/7Rsfn7c 

The Untethered Soul by Michael A Singer - http://amzn.eu/60xjxcR

Natalia’s viral post with over 60,000 likes! - https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6209953414982565888

Natalia’s Book Recommendations LinkedIn Article - https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/5-mind-expanding-books-you-have-read-summer-wiechowski/?lipi=urn%3Ali%3Apage%3Ad_flagship3_profile_view_base_post_details%3Bk3vi3LmQTo%2BgaD95p9x%2FkA%3D%3D

What we talk about:

00:03:40 – What Natalia Wiechowski and Justin Timberlake have in common

00:04:58 – Natalia’s life changing sabbatical – Why she took it, what she learnt from it and why you might need to take one too

00:14:11 – The one thing from Natalia’s sabbatical that had the biggest impact for her

00:16:14 – The steps Natalia took to build the foundations for her business success

00:22:00 – Natalia’s advice for overcoming fear and stepping out of your comfort zone

00:27:02 – What is Personal Branding

00:29:21 – Why you need a Personal Brand, even if you’re part of a big firm

00:32:23 – The common mistakes that Consultants make on Social Media and how to avoid them

00:35:10 – The best content strategies for 2018

00:38:09 – How to fit content creation in to your busy Consulting schedule

00:41:13 – How you can do effective Personal Branding on a shoestring budget

00:43:01 – Natalia’s top tips for successful content

00:44:45 – Natalia’s new online Personal Branding course

00:46:15 – Natalia’s top book recommendations

00:49:00 – How to get in touch with Natalia