Monday Mash-Up ~ 2022.09.19


Recommended Viewing
How to Stop Languishing and Start Finding Flow

This is a great TED talk!

From the YouTube description: Have you found yourself staying up late, joylessly bingeing TV shows and doomscrolling through the news, or simply navigating your day uninspired and aimless? Chances are you’re languishing, says organizational psychologist Adam Grant — a psychic malaise that has become all too common after many months of the pandemic. He breaks down the key indicators of languishing and presents three ways to escape that “meh” feeling and start finding your flow.

Recommended Viewing / Listening
How to Treat Disruptions as Speed Bumps, Not Roadblocks

A new episode of The Story Power Marketing Show podcast with special guest Tony Martignetti…

Tony is a trusted advisor, coach, experience creator, author, podcast host, and speaker. who brings together over 25 years of business and management experience, formal training, and extreme curiosity to elevate leaders and equip them with the tools to navigate through change and unlock their true potential.

He loves guiding people to find clarity in their lives so they are energized, fully present, and unstoppable.

When leaders unlock their potential and lead from a place of inspired purpose, they impact and inspire everyone around them. He has dedicated himself to helping people live inspired lives.

In most cases, that involves encountering forces beyond your control and choosing how to respond.

Before becoming the founder and Chief Inspiration Officer of Inspired Purpose Coaching, he was a finance and strategy executive with experience working with some of the world’s leading life sciences companies. Along his journey, he also managed small businesses and ran a financial consulting company.

Tony is the host of The Virtual Campfire podcast and the author of “Climbing the Right Mountain: Navigating the Journey to An Inspired Life.”

Discussed during this episode:

  • How to live an inspired life
  • Why you should ask the questions that no one else dares
  • How to navigate disruptive change and come out on top
  • Why it’s essential NOT to have all the answers
  • The R.E.A.D.Y framework and how it can be the difference between success and failure

Here’s an excerpt video

Full episode video and audio: here. You also can find the podcast by searching for “The Story Power Marketing Show” wherever you find your favorite podcast.

Recommended Reading
Why Email is Still Powerful

Great LinkedIn post from marketing expert Dean Isaacs: Why email is still powerful and should be a major part of your marketing mix.

Dean knows his stuff. And he boils this down in six quick slides loaded with valuable insights.

Recommended Browsing
6 Eternal Truths From 6 Dead Mad Men

Claude Hopkins, David Olgilvy, Robert Collier, John Caples, Eugene Schwartz, Gary Halbert. Marketing legends. 

In this short (13-minute) video, another marketing legend Brian Kurtz delivers one eternal marketing truth from each of these great “mad men.” 

This is a mini-crash-course in marketing fundamentals. 

Wise Words…
…from William Golding

Lord of the Rings was one of the first novels I ever read. Its author, William Golding was born on this day (September 19) in 1911. He said this:  

“Words may, through the devotion, the skill, the passion and the luck of writers, prove to be the most powerful thing in the world.”

Don't go away yet..

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Tom Ruwitch

Tom Ruwitch is the founder and CEO of Story Power Marketing. For more than 30 years, he has helped businesses grow by delivering powerful stories using a variety of different media.