How to find one’s own Voice and Stand Out with Vernon Ross

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In this episode of Hardcore MBA, Matthew Turner (author of The Successful Mistake) talks to Vernon Ross: an internationally known podcaster, digital strategist, coach and author of ‘Master Your Message: The Guide to Finding Your Voice In Any Situation’.

In this episode, they discuss:

  • What Vernon has been working on these past 5-6 months, which centers around his desire to have his own book published
  • How Vernon moved towards finding his own voice, so he’s able to stand out with a unique brand, style, and message
  • How speaking to other people can offer opportunities to brand/rebrand one’s self.
  • The usual drawbacks of speaking out from one’s own voice such as having expectations of one’s self and being worried about being judged

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How to monetize your LinkedIn Profile and maximize other LinkedIn Features with John Nemo

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In this episode of Hardcore MBA, Matthew Turner (author of The Successful Mistake), talks to John Nemo, the author of Amazon #1 bestselling book ‘LinkedIn Riches’.   

In this episode, Matthew and John discuss:

  • How John had a good day job but quit in 2012 because he wanted to be an entrepreneur.
  • What John has been focusing on these past 2-3 months, which is automating his entrepreneurial efforts by using webinars, podcasts, blogs and online courses.
  • How John linked himself through LinkedIn to New York Times Bestselling Author Chris Brogan, resulting in big growth for his business.
  • How John’s uses LinkedIn to connect with experts like Chris, how he puts the value to his skillsets, and how he satisfies the needs of his clients — including the time he won a $10,000 contract in 14 seconds.

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How to find Happiness and Success with Andrew Matthews

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In this episode of Hardcore MBA Erlend Bakke, author of the bestselling book “Never Work Again” and “90 days to Profit”, talks to Andrew Matthews, the highly successful author of internationally bestselling books including “Be Happy and “How Life Works”.

They discuss:

    • How John started having a book idea of happiness when he was 25 years
    • How the questions of happiness stuck with him including:
      o Do you choose happiness?
      o How do you choose happiness?
    • How these have led him to read books on psychology, on the brain, about
      success, and other related subjects
    • How his first manuscript for a children’s book was rejected 61 times and how
      he got his first book, “Being Happy”, published

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