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Stories That Sell with Jamie Jensen - Simon Severino | STRATEGY SPRINTS 149

In this episode, Simon and Jamie, a writer and business strategist, will discuss about storytelling. After graduating with a degree in screenwriting from NYU, Jamie Jensen has acquired plentiful hands-on experiences in storytelling. Join and listen to the podcast to learn how to increase your sales through the power of effective storytelling.

Three valuable insights:

  • Putting your own writing / content creation first or your own content creation first, you're then forced to figure out how to jam the rest of everything that needs to get done quickly and you can be more growth-focused.
  • The long-term impact of putting your energy into something that is not immediately revenue generating...
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Mentoring Add Value with Grace Belangia - Simon Severino | STRATEGY SPRINTS 148

In this episode, Simon and Grace, the co-founder of Clubhou.se, will introduce ESO and its resources, and will discuss about mentoring, and effects of creating a diverse team. Grace Belangia founded Clubhou.se, an innovation center that helps new startups and entrepreneurs with plentiful resources, courses, and bootcamps, in 2012. In 2018, she co-founded MakeStartups, and is now launching pilot programs to connect capital partners and ecosystem builders across the US to help with the startups. Join and listen this episode to learn how to make your business and the cities more powerful and vibrant.

Three valuable insights:

  • Partnering with entrepreneur support organizations can help...
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Investing in New Forms of Value with Yancey Strickler - Simon Severino | STRATEGY SPRINTS 154

In this episode, Simon and Yancey, the co-founder and former CEO of Kickstarter, will discuss about Yancey’s philosophy on Bentoism. Yancey Strickler co-founded Kickstarter, a crowdfunding platform especially focusing on creative projects, in 2009. With his abundant personal experiences and philosophy, in 2019, he published the book This Could Be Our Future, describing the idea of Bentoism, a decision-making framework. Listen to the podcast to learn Yancey’s philosophy and advices.

Three valuable insights:

  • Bentoism is a framework that your decisions fully reflects your self-interest: Future us, Now me, Future me, Now us.
  • The goal of a meal is to be 80%...
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A Dime and a Dream with Seth Kniep - Simon Severino | STRATEGY SPRINTS 152

In this episode, Seth, the co-founder and CEO at Just One Dime, will share his personal experiences and advices to start a business on Amazon or e-commerce. Seth Kniep founded Just One Dime, a platform that trains entrepreneurs on building profitable Amazon stores and e-commerce companies, in 2016, and is continuing to help investors and entrepreneurs to leverage innovation, capital, and vision. Listen to learn more about his valuable tips.

Three valuable insights:

  • COVID-19 is the biggest shift of money in the history of the world, where money's moving from brick and mortar to online.
  • Speaking of ROI, besides money, we often forget that there's another asset we need to think about:...
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Visualization | Professor Pete Alexander and Simon Severino | STRATEGY SPRINTS 168

In this episode, Simon and Professor Pete, an expert in sales, marketing, education, and entrepreneur fields, will talk about how to face stress appropriately and how to conquer the side effects of stress. Professor Pete’s stress management model only consists of a few simple actions but is proved to be a success. Join and listen their conversation to learn to relieve your tension and manage more challenges.

 

Three valuable insights:

  • Don't get bogged down in all the things that are beyond your control. Only focus on what is in your control.
  • Visualization helps us to calm ourselves easily. Close your eyes, take a deep breath, and go to a place in your mind that you...
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Exponential Clients, Creighton Wong and Simon Severino LIVE | STRATEGY SPRINTS 167

In this episode, Simon and Creighton Wong, the founder of Exponential Clients, will talk about Creighton’s company and his personal opinions and recommendations for entrepreneurs. Creighton is an expert in online business growth, and he founded Exponential Clients, a digital marketing company, trying to help entrepreneurs acquire more online leads and sales.

Three valuable insights:

  • The way you think as a CEO is different than it is for a manager or a technician. There are different ways to think and there are different goals or objectives, and you have to really be in touch and know who you are as a person.
  • Especially in the entrepreneurial world, you've got to forgive...
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Exponential Clients, Creighton Wong and Simon Severino LIVE | STRATEGY SPRINTS 167

In this episode, Simon and Creighton Wong, the founder of Exponential Clients, will talk about Creighton’s company and his personal opinions and recommendations for entrepreneurs. Creighton is an expert in online business growth, and he founded Exponential Clients, a digital marketing company, trying to help entrepreneurs acquire more online leads and sales.

Three valuable insights:

  • The way you think as a CEO is different than it is for a manager or a technician. There are different ways to think and there are different goals or objectives, and you have to really be in touch and know who you are as a person.
  • Especially in the entrepreneurial world, you've got to forgive...
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The Ultimate Product Launch Checklist | Simon Severino | Strategy Sprints | Episode 205

Feeling troubling to launch your new product or service? In this episode, Simon will introduce you steps to adhere to initiate a perfect launch. With the framework of six elements and eight essential emails, followed by the advanced email sequence, you will be acing your new product/service launch. Listen to Simon’s useful sharing and smoothly settle down your launch.

Three valuable insights:

  • When do people really take decisions? It's not trigger purchase. It is exposure, and then a set of triggers.
  • Six elements that push the people from evaluating to purchasing: Category Heuristics (specific feature), Power of Now, Social Proof, Scarcity Bias, Authority Bias, and Power of Free.
  • Eight step-by-step emails to facilitate your product launch: Why this matters, Giving Direct Value,...
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No Story, No Strategy | Shawn Callahan and Simon Severino | STRATEGY SPRINTS 169

Speaker 1 (00:00):

 

Simon (00:10):

Welcome to the strategy sprints podcast. I'm your host [inaudible]. And my guest today started his career in technology with companies like Oracle and IBM, but realize at the end of the day, it was the human factor that determines the success of any enterprise. In 2004, he founded anecdote affirm that helps leaders and sellers find Intel effective oral business stories. He works with global 1000 companies, such as shell, Microsoft, Tesco, Allianz, and Baya all around the world. And it towed licenses, its business storytelling programs to companies that are delivered in 12 languages in over 22 countries will come. Everybody's shown Callahan.

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Leadership is All About Influence | Bernard Banks and Simon Severino | STRATEGY SPRINTS 171

In this episode, Simon and Bernard Banks, the Associate Dean for Leadership Development and Inclusion at Northwestern University’s Kellogg school of management, will discuss about diversity in organizations and leadership and its influence. Bernard Banks is an expert in leadership and organizational change. Listen and learn how to become an effective leader.

 

Three valuable insights:

  • If you don't create an inclusive environment, then you're not going to have the best talent, and you're not going to be able to compete in a highly dynamic environment.
  • To become an effective leader, competence and character are two most important factors.
  • Leadership is a...
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