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7 Tips To Make Waves In Your Career

Making Waves at C-Level

Release Date: 07/14/2020

Starting Over at 50 (or any age) show art Starting Over at 50 (or any age)

Making Waves at C-Level

Thom Singer has spent a lot of time the last four years looking at reinvention and starting over at 50. He began looking at the second half of life and wanted to create a new way of doing everything. He had a good life, but knew that he had not taken enough risks.

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Making Waves at C-Level

This episode is at talk about the generations and how they impact the future of your company.  Jason Dorsey is an expert in this topic, and his new book, Zconomy, releases this week.  If you employ people, you know there are different things that matter to people of all generations.  Jason has been researching this subject for over 20 years, and his new book focuses on the new workers (Generation Z) who have already landed in many companies.  

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Making Waves at C-Level

As meetings have gone from live to virtual, many executives are still learning how to present to a camera while still being engaging to the audience. In this episode of "Making Waves at C-Level" Thom Singer sits down with Luke Goetting to talk about the power of how to create engaging talks in the virtual environments.  

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Making Waves at C-Level

In this episode we talk about SEO and social media, with consultant Teresa Touchstone.  In a brief conversation she taught the "Making Waves at C-Level" host, Thom Singer, some things about "Google My Business".  All of this seemed to make sense in ways to gain "Google Juice" in efforts to boost SEO, etc...  With that short chat Thom figured what he did not know was maybe something companies of all sizes should hear about.  

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Making Waves at C-Level

Episode 594 is a chat with the CEO of Mobiquity, John Castleman.  In this conversations he shares a lot of his thoughts on why companies succeed, leadership, hiring and keeping good people, etc....   This interview is a perfect example of "Making Waves at C-Level".

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Managing the Message with Jim Karrh show art Managing the Message with Jim Karrh

Making Waves at C-Level

In our increasingly noisy world, Jim Karrh helps businesses break through the noise and grow—through more effective and consistent customer conversations.

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Making Waves at C-Level

In his first podcast interview after winning the 2020 Toastmasters World Champion of Public Speaking, Mike Carr talks about his life, the importance of being a good speaker, and his journey to the speech contest.  Mike Carr is a neighbor and friend of "Making Waves at C-Level" host Thom Singer.  When Mike made it to the Toastmaster Semi-Finals, Thom joked that if he went to the finals of the competition and won...his first podcast interview had to be on Making Waves.

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Making Waves at C-Level

Thom met Lee Gimpel from Better Meetings through the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE). Lee is a consultant who works with groups to ensure their conferences, conventions, board meetings, and networking gatherings have lasting impact.  In the past few months he has been in high gear helping associations go virtual.

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Making Waves at C-Level

Episode 590 of the "Making Waves at C-Level" podcast (formerly the “Cool Things Entrepreneurs Do” podcast) is co-produced in partnership with the Austin Technology Council, the largest tech industry organization in Central Texas. ATC empowers members through insights, resources, and connections so their members can succeed and thrive. This episode is an in-depth interview with David Franklin, founder and CEO of knowRX.

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Making Waves at C-Level

Episode 589 is with rock star (really, he is), speaker, and author Brant Menswar.  In this interview he talks about his soon to be released book "Black Sheep: Unleash The Extraordinary, Awe-Inspiring, Undiscovered You".  During the chat he talks about the survey you can take online to discover your Black Sheep qualities.... and Thom took it.  Here are Thom's: Self-awareness, Connection, Community, Success, and Gratitude.  Yep, seems right.  Words that resonate.

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In this episode Thom Singer talks about the best tips he has for anyone in business to make waves and succeed.  There is a lot of crazy things happening in the world, everyone can use a little motivation to make sure they are leading their team (or themselves) toward more success.
 
This episode was planned to be an interview with the CEO of a large company (with more than 200 employees)... but after the recording, the guest got a little nervous about just how open and honest he had been about struggles, including a drop in sales revenue due to COVID, and he asked that the interview no be published.  While Thom thought it was a great conversation, he wanted to honor his guest and the life was deleted.
 
So Thom went solo for this recording with "7 Tips to Make Waves".
 
1. Have a vision and set goals
 
2. You cannot "play it safe"
 
3. Be transparent and vulnerable with those around you
 
4. Get things done
 
5. Listen and learn
 
6. Embrace self-awareness
 
7. Have courage
 
Check out episode 579 of "Making Waves at C-Level" and share your thoughts with Thom via email or social media.