Learning from Smart People

Learning from Smart People

It's impossible to be an expert on everything. Learning from the experts helps us gain an understanding of how to be better at the tasks we undertake. On "Learning from Smart People" you'll gather knowledge from the people with the expertise!

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May 13, 2021 30 min

My guest is Sarah Long, author of “College Cooking 101: Fast Food Without a Kitchen.” She joined the Learning from Smart People Podcast with Rob Oliver to talk about how to write a book and get it published. As an accountant with no writing experience, she managed to get her book published through a traditional publisher and into bookstores across the country.

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Seth Greene joined the Learning from Smart People Podcast to talk about how to find your niche and dominate it. Seth Greene is the founder of Market Domination LLC and is a leader in direct response marketing. He has great insights, actionable ideas and fantastic examples of what he is doing for his clients.

In this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast, Rob Oliver and Seth Greene talk about:

· The definition of direct ...

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Today’s guest on the Learning from Smart People Podcast with Rob Oliver is Sandra Younger. She talks about how to turn adversity into opportunity. Her back story is fascinating, she escaped one of the largest wildfires in California history. Drawing from experience, she has learned all about resilience and posttraumatic growth.

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Helen Chang talks about how to build your entrepreneurial toolkit with a book on this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast with Rob Oliver. She is an award-winning journalist, a best-selling ghostwriter and a truly Smart Person. Helen Chang has an infectious energy and provides a clear rationale as to why a book is a powerful tool for entrepreneurs.

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On today’s episode of Learning from Smart People, Vanessa Zamy talks about how to start your entrepreneurial journey while working full-time. This podcast episode is a little longer than usual because there is so much information we couldn’t pack it into 30 minutes. Whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur or are running your own business, there is something in this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast for you.

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Rhonda Williams joined the Learning from Smart People Podcast with Rob Oliver to talk about how to live stress-free. With her background as a medical professional, she understands stress from both sides: experiential and clinical. She has great insights for Recovering Stressed Out Leaders.

Here are a few things that you will learn during this discussion between Rob Oliver and Rhonda Williams:

  • · Where does stress come from
  • · Stress-f...
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    Today's topic is how to live without fear with Jacqueline Wales. Host Rob Oliver spoke to Miss Wales about the definition of fear and how to overcome the fear that often paralyzes us and keeps us from moving forward. It's a very powerful and relevant episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast.

    During this discussion between Rob Oliver and Jacqueline Wales you will learn the following:

  • The definition of fear
  • The power ...
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    This episode of Learning from Smart People features Kelli Komondor and Mj Callaway talking about the Twenty WON Project – celebrating resilient female entrepreneurs. The book project looks at 21 women who were able to do amazingly positive things during 2020, in spite of the pandemic and all of the other obstacles. They did not allow 2020 to defeat them, during 2020 they WON!

    Here are a few of the topics Kelli Komondor, Mj Callaway...

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    Robert MacPhee talks about how to make excellent decisions on this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast with Rob Oliver. Excellent Decisions is not just Robert MacPhee's book, it is his work, his passion, his life and his legacy. We make more decisions than we realize, by developing our values and vision, we can ensure that we are making excellent decisions.

    As Rob Oliver mentioned during the open, FeedSpot.com rec...

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    Today's episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast features an interview with Alicia Butler Pierre about how to develop your business infrastructure. She has written one of the only books on the subject and even though the topic seems quite dry, she made the information accessible and interesting. It's a topic not just for start up businesses but, as she stated during the interview, established businesses need to bui...

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    Rob Oliver talks with Sheri Prentiss in this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast. Dr. Sheri shares insight into how to find purpose after devastating change. A well respected and successful medical doctor, Sheri's whole life changed when she developed lymphedema as the result of her treatments for cancer. Her story is powerful and her positivity is infectious.

    During this discussion between Rob Oliver and Sheri Pr...

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    Genecia Alluora talks about female entrepreneurship and gender equity on this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast. As an entrepreneur, she has a great deal of expertise and insight that has led her to start Soul Rich Woman, an educational network that supports female entrepreneurs throughout Southeast Asia.

    Here are some of the topics covered as Rob Oliver interviews Genecia Alluora:

  • How the Internet has opened up the...
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    Today's smart person on the Learning from Smart People Podcast is Amy Rose Herrick. She talks with Rob Oliver about how to increase your profit and build your business. As an entrepreneur and financial planner, she has great insights and ideas.

    Here are a few of the highlights of the discussion between Amy Rose Herrick and Rob Oliver:

  • How the title of her book was inspired
  • Amy's story of entrepreneurship
  • How to make a step fr...
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    Today's smart person is Simone Knego. She and Rob Oliver talk about how to change the way you see yourself. Her story of climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, adopting 3 children and being an entrepreneur brings a lot to the Learning from Smart People Podcast.

    Here are some things to listen for in this conversation between Simone Knego and Rob Oliver:

  • Simone's back story (Go Gators!)
  • Her story of deciding to adopt (3 kids)
  • How she deci...
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    Welcome to episode 100! It's hard to believe that we have already had triple digits! My guest on this milestone episode is Shabnam Curtis. We talked about the power of sharing your story and listening to other's stories. Her story is extremely powerful and you will see that she makes a tremendous case for understanding other people's stories.

    Don't forget, she is giving away 10 copies of her book. You can enter the ...

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    Today's guest on the Learning from Smart People Podcast is Kim "Kid" Curry. He talked with host Rob Oliver about how to find new opportunities when adversity strikes. Kim was a radio guy, starting as a DJ and working up to becoming a program manager. One day, he received a diagnosis that made him walk away from all of that.

    Here are a few of the topics you will learn about from this discussion with Kim Curry:

  • How Kim go...
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    Kayla Brissi joined Rob Oliver on this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast. She talked about how to develop a warrior mindset. We all go through adversity, we need to build up our inner strength to cope with the difficulties that we experience in our lives. Kayla says that we need to develop the mental muscle to handle those experiences before we go through them.

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    My guest on this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast is Sima Dahl. She talked about how to build your personal brand using Sway Factor™. Her insights will empower professionals to stand out, stay relevant and be in demand.

    Here are several of the key points that Rob Oliver and Sima Dahl talked about:

  • The definition of personal branding
  • Sima's explanation of what is the Sway Factor
  • What you call yourself shapes how o...
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    Michael Dermer, founder of the Lonely Entrepreneur, joined host Rob Oliver on the Learning from Smart People Podcast. Their conversation looked at the struggles of being an entrepreneur as well as the accompanying feeling of being alone in those struggles. Michael has taken his experiences and created the Lonely Entrepreneur, a resource for entrepreneurs that provides them with the tools and understanding they need to succeed.

    Here...

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    Today's guest on the Learning from Smart People Podcast is Karen Tibbals. We discussed how to talk to people you disagree with and tools for mending fractured relationships. It is such an important topic, especially right now. I am hoping that the information in this podcast will give all of us tools to build bridges in relationships and strength to have a civil discourse with people with a different perspective. 

    Here are a fe...

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