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Grand Potential Podcast


Grand Potential Podcast With Suzannah Baum – Communicate With Impact

Shy beginnings to presentation skills specialist, executive speech coach and speaker, Suzannah Baum has learned what it takes to WOW! your audience. Whether you want to learn to speak better online or in person you won’t want to miss this highly informative episode.

Listen in as Suzannah shares her insights into the key steps for creating engaging, compelling presentations, that will allow you to step out in front of audiences with confidence, build your career and business, all while standing out as the leader that you truly are.


Grand Potential Podcast With Tawnya Sutherland Aug 10 2021

Have you every thought about hiring a VA?
This podcast interview with Tawnya Sutherland, a world leader in the VA training space goes through the nuts and bolts of outsourcing and how to get started, We learned about Tawnya’s own inspirational journey from being a VA herself as a single mom, to running an agency and building a training program to help VAs get 6 figure incomes.

Other great discussions included:
How to scale your own VA or service business up to 6 figures.
How to find a VA, vetting new team members, working offshore, dealing with passwords and trust.
How to get started working with a VA.


Grand Potential Podcast | The Brand of YOU With Lesley Everett

Visibility and profile building is key to our success. But if people don’t know who we are and what we really stand for, then we’re never going to get our brand and expertise across.

Personal branding expert Lesley Everett joins us today to talk about personal branding. A journey that started with her trying to figure out exactly who she was and what it is she is here to do. Today her purpose and passion in life is helping others to develop their personal brand so listen in and let’s get started on building your brand.


Grand Potential Podcast | Mark Schaefer on Understand Your Cumulative Advantage and Gaining Momentum

Today there is one powerful, overwhelming question that preoccupies every marketer and every business – “How can we be heard?”
Our singular objective is to become the signal in an overwhelming world of noise. Today, merely creating content isn’t enough. Social media isn’t enough. Even being great isn’t enough. We need another path to build momentum for our ideas and businesses, against all odds.

Momentum is what separates an idea that changes your life from a dream that sputters and goes nowhere. And there’s very specific science that teaches us how to do that. But this research, which began more than 50 years ago, hasn’t been applied to our personal and professional lives … until now.

In this podcast, Mark Schaefer shares his history in the marketing industry and the 5 step formula to gain a “Cumulative Advantage” from his new book.

Mark explains how we can use decades of proven, research-based ideas to create unstoppable momentum for our own passions, lives, careers, and businesses.


Revitalization Stephanie Staples Grand Potential Podcast

Stephanie Staples shared with us in our Grand Potential podcast interview her story, ways to use an awareness scale to move the dial, and how to use the Kaizen Principles for continuous change to find the small habits that can significant make a different in our lives and energy. She even shared some great ideas with Susan on how to improve her sleep. Stephanie Staples, a reWired nurse is a multi-titled author with eclectic qualifications that combine learnings from her background in healthcare, journalism, fitness and communications – Steph has some unique insights and tools to share that will positively impact your work and home life.


Grand Potential Podcast | Emotional Intelligence (EQ) as a Superpower with Carolyn Stern

Believing in your people and connecting to them on a deeper level through respect and appreciation is what emotional intelligence is all about. Our guest Carolyn Stern accidently learned this concept back when she was teaching a class of youth that were headed down the wrong path in life and really needed someone to believe in them.

After a semester of business building and giving them every responsibility she could they walked away with more than $10,000 in sales and a group of kids who went from feeling worthless to believing they could do anything.


Grand Potential Podcast | Blaney Teal Systems & Tools for Productivity

In this interview Blaney generously shares with Carolyn and Susan her secrets to managing so many events with systems and tools. This is a must listen to podcast for anyone wanting to fast track organizing their business. Show notes to come!

About Blaney Teal:

Blaney Teal is a proud mother of two and successful, modern-day “Mompreneur” from Baltimore, MD. She has impacted the lives of countless entrepreneurs and business owners with her vibrant, energetic, and magnetic personality. With over 25 years in the entrepreneurial space, Blaney loves sharing her business tips and experiences with everyone she meets.

Blaney started her first business at the age of seven and has never looked back. Her passion for helping entrepreneurs and business owners grow their business is apparent from the 1st time you meet her.


Grand Potential Podcast | Michela Quilici and Growth Systems

“Systems are for people who care about winning repeatedly.” – James Clear

We all want to find ways to make our business processes more efficient.
It’s time to get organized on your marketing, operations, and business development activities to impact our bottom line and generate greater results.
Repeatable processes and systems are essential to growing your business.
It’s all about creating automated business systems in order to scale, grow and maximize our results. Thanks to Michela Quilici we learned more than a few helpful steps that will get us started on our journey to success…

“Business by design means we get exactly what it is we want.” – Michela Quilici


Grand Potential Podcast | Terra Bohlmann and Customer Experience Systems

“What can you do to WOW, your customers?” Terra Bohlmann

With Terra, we learned the importance of creating a customer experience system and how it can help us move forward in our business with less overwhelm…

#1. Buying Decisions – Reduce your refunds with no-buyer’s regret.
#2. Save Time – With automation and outsourcing of repeatable action items.
#3. Referral Program – Make it so, happy buyers want to create referral business for you.
#4. Be The Expert – Quickly bring massive value to your clients with your expertise.
#5. Feedback – See where improvement is needed by allowing clients to share their input.


Grand Potential Podcast | Sheryl Plouffe Video Marketing Expert

In this interview, Sheryl Plouffe shares her journey from TV broadcaster to entrepreneur and how she pushed the boundaries of her comfort zone and trusted her internal knowing that she was on the right path.

Today in video marketing, Sheryl tries to bring her own authentic voice to it. She shares that she tries to provide valuable content that really can move the needle for someone and then put it out there on upwards of 10 plus platforms at the same time.

Sheryl also shares her process for planning a video for your website, the importance of a script and what makes great quality content. She also discussed her ACE model for video marketing and shared with us all a free download 13 page book you have for our listeners.


Grand Potential Podcast | Camille Miller With The Natural Life Business Partnership

The Natural Life Business Partnership (NLBP) was born from the unique vision of Camille Miller, and her need to find a community of her own. With her deep spiritual beliefs, and being grounded by a holistic lifestyle, she began studying different modalities of natural health and the mind-body connection. As she learned of the many small businesses and practitioners that were a part of the natural lifestyle, she wanted to make an impact in their business world as well as have her work truly reflect what she stood for as a person.

NLBP and its members have deep rooted beliefs that we are a system of integrated parts, which include our emotions, behaviors, thoughts, beliefs, perceptions, and bio-chemistry.


Grand Potential Podcast | Mike Vardy The Productivityist on TimeCrafting!

A productive mindset can make all the difference in achieving your business goals. We were honoured to interview Mike for our upcoming podcast, The Grand Potential. This interview held so many productive gems that have already helped us start the year off right. Enjoy!

In this talk Mike gives us advice on how to make time to fit in a writing a book and yoga! Ideas that can apply to all projects … PLUS hear Mike’s journey from Costco to comedian and writing parody, to becoming an expert on Productivity. And discover his nickname from high school, his fav podcast too and more about the art of managing your time.

Mike Vardy is a writer, productivity strategist, and the creator of the methodology and philosophy known as TimeCrafting. He has a popular podcast and is the author of several books, including The Front Nine: How to Start the Year You Want Anytime You Want and the upcoming TimeCrafting: A Better Way to Get The Right Things Done.