OTS 208: Wait vs. Create – Erin King

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Today’s guest helps her clients communicate more powerfully in today’s digital age. Her PUB method is an award-winning system that has helped thousands of sales, marketing and leadership professionals type, text and post more persuasively. It helps them communicate more dynamically so they can attract attention, increase influence, and sell their ideas in a smarter way. She founded Socialite Agency, the world's only social media firm specializing exclusively in live events. For the last decade, Socialite has helped Fortune 100 brands catapult their social media success via award-winning digital activations and campaigns. Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) awarded Socialite's work with FreemanXP as "Best Social Media" across the entire meetings industry. She is the author of “Digital Persuasion: Sell Smarter in the Modern Marketplace”, an international keynote speaker, and a three-time entrepreneur who has been hired by The Academy Awards, The United States Navy, ABC/Disney, and Nelson Mandela’s Legacy of Hope. Please join me in welcoming Erin King. Would you leave an honest rating and review on Apple Podcast? Or Stitcher? They are extremely helpful and I read each and every one of them. Thanks for the inspiration! In this episode we discuss: her thoughts on leadership “A leader helps us see our bigger mission, a bigger purpose, and feel inspired to go for it.” how being bullied in middle school made her realize the world doesn’t really want you to be yourself. the impact of her dad’s “4 + 1” pep talk after high school and how it affected her life. the start and fail of her very first business and her thoughts on failure. her brilliant idea, a subscription service for women, and why it didn’t work. how working for the Oscars completely changed the path of the Socialite Agency. her PUB method - being personal, useful, and brief when connecting with new people and potential clients. how altering your reality into believing the things you want are going to happen can change the trajectory of your business. Her realization that the pandemic has put people into two categories; waiting for things to be over/get better or creating new things. Links Erin King on LinkedIn and Twitter. www.erinking.com Books mentioned in this episode: “Digital Persuasion: Sell Smarter in the Modern Marketplace” by Erin (Gargan) King Other Resources: Learn more about Megan Hanley. About Robbie: Robbie Samuels is a keynote speaker, TEDx speaker, and relationship-based business strategy coach who has been recognized as a “networking expert” by Harvard Business Review Ascend, Forbes, Lifehacker, and Inc and as an "industry expert in the field of digital event design" by JDC Events. He created The 5% Advantage Program, a four-week experiential program that helps presenters grow in their confidence with Zoom, online facilitation, and virtual event design so they can reduce their tech angst and host more engaging online experiences that meet the purpose of the convening and participants' need for content and connection. He is the host of #NoMoreBadZoom Virtual Happy Hour, a popular weekly virtual event that explores new ways to design engaging virtual experiences. He assists organizations with bringing their in-person events strategically online as a Virtual Event Design Consultant, Virtual Emcee, and Zoom Producer. He is the author of the best-selling business book Croissants vs. Bagels: Strategic, Effective, and Inclusive Networking at Conferences and has been profiled in the Harvard Business Review, Forbes, and Fast Company. He writes for Harvard Business Review Ascend. His clients include associations, women's leadership summits, and corporations including Marriott, AmeriCorps, Hostelling International, and General Assembly. He has been featured in several books including Stand Out: How to Find Your Breakthrough Idea and Build a Following Ar...

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