On this latest episode of Gen X Amplified, Adrion is once again joined by world-renowned author and communications coach Carmine Gallo.
During this chat, Carmine and Adrion discuss his latest book, Five Stars: The Communication Secrets to Get from Good to Great - and why it is important for leaders, especially Gen Xers to sharpen their skills of communication and persuasion for today's marketplace.
Carmine Gallo is the bestselling author of Talk Like TED, The Storyteller's Secret, and The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs.
He is an influential communication advisor for the world’s most admired brands that touch OUR lives actually every day, such as Google, Intel, Coca-Cola, Allstate, LinkedIn, and others to name a few.
A very popular keynote speaker, Carmine teaches CEOs and leaders to deliver dynamic presentations and share inspiring stories that sell products, grow brands, and motivate change.
Carmine has now released his latest book, Five Stars: The Communication Secrets to Get From Good to Great, in order to highlight and evangelize the art of persuasion in the business and leadership world. As the book states: communication is no longer a "soft" skill - it is the human edge that will make you unstoppable, irresistible, and irreplaceable, earning you that perfect rating, that fifth star.
Carmine also writes for Forbes.com, Inc.com and is an executive education instructor at Harvard University.
On this latest episode of Gen X Amplified, this is another solo round. And I’m getting very tactical and actionable with empowering and educational content to help you level-up at work, in business and in life.
During this episode, I am going to be introducing a framework I’ve created that outlines in detail what I consider to be the five (5) actionable tips that will help you develop a "Powerful" personal B.R.A.N.D.™, by using our 5-point framework.
It’s simply an acronym that actually spells out the word B.R.A.N.D.
Build. Refine. Amplify. Nurture. Dedicate.
Are you looking to accelerate your career? Are you wanting to grow as a leader? Or perhaps you are urging to take that leap into entrepreneurship?
Well, as a professional in today’s competitive marketplace, I strongly believe that the most critical action you must take to excel as a leader, to gain more visibility, and to maximize your impact is to laser focus on developing your personal brand.
Also, it’s important to understand that “everyone is a brand.”
The difference is how you choose for it to be truly defined…either by you, or by other people.
There are methods and strategies to help shape the perception of you and your story. It comes down to being “intentional”, and the steps you take to influence how powerful and effective your personal brand can be.
So my goal was to demystify these steps, and provide a actionable framework that was simple understand:
On this special “best of” episode of Gen X Amplified, we are replaying our very first interview and episode for the podcast! Yes, this is how it all started – with our great conversation with Chris Brogan, New York Times Bestselling author, consultant, speaker, and digital marketing expert.
Chris Brogan is president of Chris Brogan Media, offering business and marketing advisory help for mid to larger sized companies. He also helps small business owners through classes and webinars at Owner Media Group. Chris is a sought after keynote speaker and the New York Times bestselling author of nine books and counting. His next book is about how companies can extend trusted relationships using AI, blockchain, chatbots, IoT, and video.
He’s appeared on the Dr. Phil Show, interviewed Richard Branson for a cover story for Success magazine, and once even presented to a Princess. Tony Robbins had Chris on his Internet Money Masters series.
Forbes listed Chris as one of the Must Follow Marketing Minds of 2014, plus listed his website as one of the 100 best websites for entrepreneurs. Statsocial rated Chris the #3 power influencer online.
We also get to hear Chris sneak in a line from a famous 1990s sitcom opening theme!
On this latest, and very special episode of Gen X Amplified, Adrion is going SOLO. That’s right. This is a very personal solo episode of the podcast, where Adrion is going to unpack a little about his background and what his overall mission and vision is not only for the podcast, but his personal purpose.
Adrion Porter is a brand strategist, advisor, speaker, mentor, and the founder and host of Gen X Amplified. And on this solo episode, he goes into detail on his personal story. Adrion talks about his professional experience working as a marketing executive at Citi, HBO, Turner/Cartoon Network, and iDisciple.
Adrion also spends time unpacking his overall mission and purpose for Gen X Amplified, and why he is dedicated to empowering and helping Gen X leaders and mid-career professionals.