Motivation Episodes

Aug. 9, 2021

You Must Remember This Date (300)

John Rockefeller celebrated one day every year over all others, and teaches us why content entrepreneurs need to celebrate this date as well.

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July 12, 2021

A Tabula Rasa for Your Content Operations (292)

So much of what we do as content creators, content entrepreneurs and marketers is based on what people have done in the past. This is not the correct way to think. You have an opportunity to start with a tabula …

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July 5, 2021

Smartless and Taking Back Control (290)

In this episode, Joe talks about what we can learn from the podcast, Smartless, and their big sale to Amazon. It's all about taking back control.

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June 28, 2021

What the Most Successful People Don't Do (288)

Successful people do many things, but I can tell you two things that they definitely DO NOT do (it has to do with smartphones and television).

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April 26, 2021

The Real Reason David Beat Goliath (275)

David beat Goliath because he played a different game. As content entrepreneurs, we can't fall into the trap of playing the same game as larger businesses. Time to rethink our strategies.

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March 15, 2021

Are You Indispensable? (269)

It's a tough question to ask when you think about the content and information you send to your audience. Are you really indispensible? If you aren't, why are you creating content in the first place?

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Feb. 14, 2021

Making a Very Important List (265)

My business was failing until I made a list of what I was good at and what I was not so good at. From there, I made some important decisions...and everything changed for the better.

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Feb. 8, 2021

The Secret of Jeff Bezos (264)

Most people forget that Amazon sold books for three years before selling anything else. This is exactly what a content entrepreneur needs to do to be successful.

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Feb. 1, 2021

Do What You Say You Are Going to Do (263)

This lovely podcast comes courtesy of my wife, who gave us today's topic. Maybe one of my most important messages to date.

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Jan. 25, 2021

Managing Content Burnout (262)

So many content creators can't get off the content treadmill. It's tough, but there is a way out. Just plan for it.

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Jan. 18, 2021

Do Less, Intensely (261)

Joe talks about his journey from novelist to audience builder, and gives some advice on what to focus on to become the leading expert in your content niche.

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Dec. 28, 2020

You Have Something to Say...So Say It (258)

The future is here. There are kids around the world right now building audiences and charting a new path. How about you?

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Dec. 14, 2020

256: Do this One Thing to Prepare for Next Year

Creating a content mission statement for every one of your original content channels is not just a nice thing to do for may just be the most important strategic activity you could do.

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Dec. 7, 2020

255: Reset Day

What if there was a day created that could make all your dreams come true? That's reset day...a one day battle against change. Difficult? Yes. Worth it? Absolutely.

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Nov. 9, 2020

251: Two Key Creativity Strategies from John Cleese

In John Cleese's new book, creativity, he talks about the biggest killer of creativity, interruption, and two distinct strategies to overcome it.

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