Show Notes for podcast #22
Hot Topic #1: Perfecting Your Pitch
There’s a program on YouTube called “Behind the Brand,” hosted by Brian Elliott and it’s billed as “a show for entrepreneurs.” I’ve been enjoying this program and there’s one episode I wanted to direct your attention to today. It was an interview with one of my favorite authors – Dan Pink. In this Behind the Brand interview, Dan shares a powerful insight that can greatly improve your client acquisition strategy:
Hot Topic #2: Getting Clarity for this Next Life Stage
All too often, people wait until they retire to figure out what they’ll do next and I think that’s a big mistake. As I look at those who have successfully mastered this leap from full-time job to rewarding part-time encore gig, most started much earlier… sometimes years earlier. A little side hustle today can make a world of difference and it starts with getting crystal clear about what you need and want in retirement.
I caught a video by Gary Klaben at Coyle Financial Counsel, where he walks us through three very simple questions we need to answer BEFORE we retire. Three questions that are so simple, we sometimes gloss over them – but they’re crucial to ensure a happy and prosperous retirement.
Joining us at the Retirepreneur Watercooler…
Dennis Shiao, Director of Content Marketing at DNN Corporation – a firm, based in San Mateo, CA that’s passionate about content. DNN builds and delivers software products that help customers connect content to revenue and their products and technology are the foundation for more than 750,000 websites worldwide.
Here’s a link to the article we discussed at the watercooler: My Non-Linear Path to Content Marketing
You can feast on more great articles by Dennis here.
PS: Spot featured in this episode is Work-at-Home Vintage Experts (WAHVE)
WAHVE pairs companies looking for specific skills with the veteran talent who have them. Businesses get the quality and knowledge they need while vintage professionals get to phase into retirement working from their home office. If you’re looking for a flexible part-time gig in the insurance or accounting fields, be sure to check out WAHVE — they’re making exceptional talent/work-at-home gig matches nationwide!