Every day, we use conversation skills. At work to close a deal, in our personal lives to make more amazing friends, and more. Unfortunately, many people have "awkward" conversations — which hold them back in business and life. Today, charisma expert Jordan Harbinger, host of popular podcast "The Art of Charm," shares his best conversation tips.
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Convincing a friend to try a new restaurant. Closing a giant deal (which means big commission for you). Sales impacts every area of your life — both in business and daily life. Learn from Anton Sepetov, the VP of Sales for an 8-figure business, how to get more of what you want, and become better at sales, in business and life.
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If you're not fully happy in your job, it's possible to do something you LOVE. Sascha Guttfreund is proof. Sascha went from college kid to working with Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole, and Tory Lanez — plus, today Sascha runs one of the most successful music businesses in the United States. Listen to his lessons on following your dreams, crazy stories from the music industry, and more.
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What’s it like to start a company for $50… and sell it for $42 million? For many people, this might sound like a dream. But for Gary Levitt, it was reality. Learn how Gary had his email marketing company Mad Mimi acquired by GoDaddy, his recommendations on email marketing best practices, and tons more.
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How many languages do you know? Most people only know one or two — but Guy Sharett became OBSESSED with language learning at a young age. As a kid, he would correct his parents’ grammar, and early in his career he would moonlight as a language learning teacher. Today, Guy built his passion into a full-time job and podcast called StreetWise Hebrew with over 1 million downloads. Learn Guy’s tips on language learning and turning passion into reality.
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Are you afraid to start a business in a crowded market? Don’t let fear stop you! Daniel Schreiber, the CEO and co-founder of Lemonade, is fighting 100-year-old competitors with his startup. Learn how Daniel is building a successful business in a crowded market — and how you can build your own business in a competitive market, too.
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Since I started my most recent companies, Sumo and AppSumo, I’ve been to India, Thailand, and more. Most recently, I spent a month working and traveling in Israel. Initially, this trip was about going back to the place where my father was born and disconnecting. But while I was out there, I met some of the world’s best entrepreneurs and it turned into much more. Learn 3 important lessons about business, life, and happiness from my time in Israel.
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How do you overcome 190 rejections… but eventually make it HUGE as the brains behind the best movie ever made? For Ben Mezrich, the path wasn’t easy. Before he wrote the book which turned into the critically-acclaimed movie “The Social Network” he failed over and over. But Ben’s unconventional thinking eventually led him to success. Check out Ben’s lessons on succeeding in a competitive space — and how you can make it big.
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Most YouTube videos only get a handful of views. I want my channel to be different, so I reached out to the YouTube expert Tim Schmoyer from Video Creators TV. In the second part of my interview with Tim, you’ll learn how to get more views on YouTube videos, grow your channel, and the strategies used by all YouTube’s top creators.
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By December 31st, I want to hit 100,000 YouTube subscribers on my channel. But, VERY few channels ever reach 100,000+ subscribers on YouTube. To get to the next level, I needed a coach to teach me the YouTube strategies most people don’t know. For help I reached out to Tim Schmoyer from Video Creators TV — one of the experts on YouTube growth. I didn’t want to keep Tim’s lessons secret, so I recorded them for you. Use these tips, tactics, and strategies for your own YouTube channel.
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The 2009 financial crash hit a lot of people hard. Including Sam, who, after 13-years of hard work in the financial industry, lost 50% of his net worth overnight. How did he overcome these tough times? And what lessons can Sam share from his experience? Join me on this episode of Noah Kagan Presents to learn first hand about retirement planning, the best investments you can can and how long it really takes to build a business from the ‘Financial Samurai’.
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There’s a TON of information on the web about starting a business. But, that’s the easiest part. Anyone can pick an idea and launch it, even if it’s not successful. But growing a million-dollar business? That’s the real challenge. There are so many things that can go wrong, missteps you can take, and problems you can run into trying to grow a business. Today, I want to show you how to avoid all the issues. Learn the 3 biggest ways I grew Sumo to $1+ million — and how you can grow your business, too.
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How do you react when things DON'T go your way? Everything seemed great for Andrew Chen — and then it all came crashing down. In one day, 50% of his employees quit. But Andrew didn't let that stop him: Today, Andrew is the current Head of Rider Growth at Uber and an advisor to Tinder, Product Hunt, Sumo, and more. In this podcast, hear how Andrew pushed through the struggles to make it big. Use Andrew's lesson to succeed in your career, business, and life.
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What’s going to happen in the future? John Arrow thinks about it EVERY day. Described as “the next Elon Musk,” John has some insane future predictions — including his belief two common jobs will be gone in the next 8 years. In this chat, learn how you can prepare for the future, hear John’s exact roadmap to become a billionaire in the next 10 years, and tons more.
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If you want to be the best, you have to learn from the best. I was falling short of my targets with my podcast, so I hired an expert NPR producer to help me. In this episode I share everything I learned from hiring an expert to help me make my podcast better. Use these lessons in your own podcasting — or when hiring an expert for any part of your business.
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Growing a $28 million business isn’t easy. Especially when the business is Onnit, built in the highly-competitive supplements space. In today’s podcast, I talk with Aubrey Marcus, the founder of Onnit, about his epic experiences. You’ll learn how to build a business, the secrets to forming relationships with VIPs and famous entrepreneurs, where to find hidden advertising opportunities, and tons more.
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When most people interview entrepreneurs, they talk exclusively about business tactics. But, ultra-successful entrepreneurs don’t get to where they are just focusing on their business mindset. The MOST successful business people also focus on how to optimize their life, happiness, and mindset in ALL areas. In this interview, I’m going to give you a rare behind-the-scenes look at how Aubrey Marcus, the CEO of the 8-figure business Onnit, optimizes his entire mindset
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When Chad Boyda graduated high school at 16, he and tried chasing his startup dream… but it didn’t go according to plan. He ended up with $100,000 in debt. But years later, he finally found success co-founding Sumo.com with me. Learn Chad’s lessons on self-improvement and entrepreneurship from his rollercoaster journey.
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Most authors take YEARS to finish writing a book. But what about creating a bestselling book in only a month and a half? It might sound insane, but Pierce Brown, the bestselling author of the novel Red Rising — plus three other fantastic books — has done it. Hear us talk about the path to becoming a bestselling author, how he failed with six other books, and lots more.
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Greg McKeown doesn't believe in “doing it all.” Instead, he lives by the mantra “less is more.” His book, Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less, is about pursuing the most important things in life… and trimming the rest. Hear Greg share lessons from pursuing less — and how you be more successful following the same strategies.
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When I first met Tynan, I was blown away by how fun he was. Tynan has been a professional pickup artist, had a career as a gambler, been named the “Quintessential Man” by Stan Lee, lived in a RV… phew! Tynan has done everything. I wanted to know how he’s done so much — and how we can all carve out our own unique lifestyles and experience epic adventures.
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What's it like to be friends with famous people? Keith Ferrazzi is a _New York Times_ bestselling author and expert in building friendships with VIPs, celebrities, and famous entrepreneurs. Keith is so good at building friendships and connections he almost never eats a meal alone. In today's episode of _Noah Kagan Presents_, you'll hear Keith's secrets on forming friendships with whomever you want — including your idols.
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Most of us go through life on autopilot. New day, same routine. But, Jesse Itzler? Hell no. Jesse has been a rapper, entrepreneur, author, and athlete — and he invited a Navy SEAL to live with him for 30 days to push his limits. On this episode of _Noah Kagan Presents_ I sit down with Jesse Itzler to discuss stories and lessons from his wildly successful and unorthodox life.
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