Losers, Lost Souls, and Limited Opportunities entrepreneurial activism spiced advice

Why representation matters…. and not in the way you think.

 

Allow me to set your expectations, dear reader, right off the break. This is not an opinion/advice piece about diversity and inclusion. If you’re here on the Blog, you already know the value of variety in voices for...

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The Magic of Punching Up entrepreneurial activism spiced advice

Get the work you’re not entitled to. 

It’s the audacity for me. There is no one I am rooting for with more fervor than brave souls pitching to people they have no business doing business with. If you’re a David-type, come sit by me. I’d wager that if we put our heads...

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Scale Your Righteous Notions brand strategy entrepreneurial activism spiced advice

Leverage the joy of being an expert at something that turns you on—and the magic that happens when you teach it.

Oh Entrepreneurialism, is there anything you can’t do? I love it. Few things are as rewarding as earning money doing your thing your way on your own terms. Building a...

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The Curious Case of the Compelling Case Study ✍️ 🧠 brand strategy spiced advice

A great story inspires your prospects and proves the point: Your product-slash-service-slash-company is pretty awesome. 

The value of a relatable case study, or “client success story,” cannot be understated. If you can compel someone to see themselves in your story, you have...

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The Art of Active Listening ✍️ 🧠 entrepreneurial activism spiced advice

How to: Read between the lines.

There aren’t many ways I can craft this piece that don’t sound condescending asf. I can channel my most genuine Ms. Frizzle, but it’s all gonna sound ‘communication-’splainin’ to even the most humble amongst us. And...

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Your POV Can Never Be Replicated ✍️ 🧠 brand strategy entrepreneurial activism spiced advice

The only way around deep fakes and empty promises is to show ‘em what’s real and raw.

In Ross Brand’s 100 Livestreaming & Digital Media Predictions Vol 4, me and 112 other industry people, content creators and small business owners answered the question: What lies ahead for...

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Learning is Lateral ✍️ 🧠 business in the raw entrepreneurial activism spiced advice

A love letter to peer-to-peer stuff.

Week after week on the StreamLeader Report LIVE Panel show, Ross Brand, Claudia Santigo, and Rob Greenlee pontificate on today’s tech headlines…and I try like hell to keep up. After 25+ shows together, the TL;DR, IMHO is that the AI Takeover is...

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Embrace Presentation Createology | SFR.U 📺 spiced advice stoned fruit roll.up top10

The ROI of DIY? Ask Jody Wissing. 

Do you have something to say, and axe to grind or a soapbox to stand on? Do you want to change the world, do things a better way, or start something new? Do you need to align hearts and minds with mission and values? Do it with a presentation.

Jody Wissing...

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Doggedly Effective | SFR.U 📺 spiced advice stoned fruit roll.up top10

Or, the Anatomy of a YouTube Channel.

Have you ever wished that you had a tour guide to walk you slowly through the bones of a YouTube channel? ‍ It me. I am that. Join me + Zack Bordeaux from DozerDog Designs as he patiently shows me every nook and cranny of the Stoned Fruit YouTube channel,...

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Host with the Most in a Livestream Universe | SFR.U 📺 business in the raw spiced advice stoned fruit roll.up

When I told Ross Brand I was starting a LIVE show, he asked me to start two.

Brah, I can barely wrap my head around one show. Like, how do you actually become a great host? What are all of the things you have to remember? What is the role of a host anyway? How do you juggle all of those moving...

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Revamp Visibility | SFR.U 📺 spiced advice stoned fruit roll.up

12 Paradigm-Shifting Things We Learned About Video Podcasting from Paul King 

This is the sprout of a show we've been affectionately calling Stoned Fruit Roll.Up. Ah-dorable. 

It’s Day 14 of having a live show and the mountain of things we don’t know about having a weekly...

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Ode to the Positioning Statement ✍️🧠 brand strategy positioning spiced advice

Making a brand delicious at every bite: 

We challenge you to think about branding without thinking about your logo and color palette.

We want you to forget about a logo. Push aside that PMS color. Leave those branding visuals on the laptop. Those are all additions. Branding elements help to...

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