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Carl Richards Breaks Through Complexity with Elegant Simplicity

The KISS method (Keep It Simple Stupid) is used and often celebrated across industries.

Your audience cares about what your product or service can do for them and how it can change their lives.

The simpler the explanation, and the faster they can grasp it, the better. 

Carl Richards is a Certified Financial Planner™, creator of the “Sketch Guy” column, appearing weekly in The New York Times since 2010, author of “The Behavior Gap.”

Carl is widely known for simplifying the complex subject of finance by creating easy-to-understand sketches.

In this episode, we chat about how to navigate emotional situations productively, eliminating distractions that leave audiences empty, and how elegant simplicity can change not only your life but the life of your clients.

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Supercharge Your Executive Presence with Actor & Playwright Carol Lempert

William Shakespeare famously wrote, “All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players.”

Whether you look at life as a drama or not, stage presence is key to captivate audiences in all situations.

Carol Lempert, an actor & playwright turned business coach, shares the secrets she learned on Broadway and Hollywood for becoming more charismatic, persuasive, and captivating in any situation…a must for any professional or business leader.

Carol’s tools and expertise have led her to speak for big brands like Google, TD Bank, Pfizer, and more.

In this episode, we chat about how to be camera-ready at any time, exercises to present like a star (live or virtual), and how to craft better business stories that connect. 


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Andrew Davis Challenges Conventional Marketing Wisdom

Be different. 

In fact, celebrate it!

Andrew Davis is recognized as one of the industry’s “Jaw-Dropping Marketing Speakers”.

He’s appeared in the New York Times, Forbes, and worked for NBC’s Today Show as well as The Muppets.

In this episode, we chat about why great marketing is risky marketing, the one true differentiation factor, and how non-creative people can unlock their inner creative side.

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The Value of Creativity with Adam Morgan, Executive Creative Director at Adobe

Think logic alone drives business and purchasing decisions? 

Think again. 

We’re so much more emotional than we think, and that’s a good thing! 

In this episode of Steal My Strategy, we talk to the Executive Creative Director at Adobe, Adam Morgan. 

We chat about emotion, memory, neurology and we prove the value of creative ideas with science once and for all.

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Master Distiller Marianne Eaves on Whiskey

Marianne Eaves is great at what she does.

She also happens to be a FIRST.

Marianne is Kentucky’s First Female Bourbon Master Distiller since Prohibition. She’s a Ted speaker, has appeared on the Steve Harvey Show, and has been recognized in Whiskey Advocate Magazine as “the Next Generation” for the bourbon industry.

Join us in this conversation as we talk about her journey into the world of fine spirits, cultivating leadership, and changing the dynamic in a predominantly male industry.

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Announcing: Steal My Strategy Podcast

Ever struggle to come up with fresh, inventive ideas?

It’s important to look outside of your own industry.

This lets you copy, repurpose, and remix different perspectives…

…the kinds that lead to breakthroughs for your business.

The computer scientist Alan Kay has a saying: “A change in perspective is worth 80 IQ points.”
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