Marc Mawhinney’s Top 5 Influential Authors and Media Moguls

Our most recent “Smashing the Plateau” episode showcased the talents of Natural Born Coaches podcast host Marc Mawhinney. Marc shared his secrets of launching and sustaining a daily coaching podcast. (If you missed Marc, go back and listen here.)

Getting your own project off the ground is no small accomplishment. Keeping it from crashing is even more impressive. Here’s who Marc has turned to over the years to stay afloat.

1. Napoleon Hill

Think and Grow Rich was the first self-help book that I ever read, back in high school, and it got me into personal development and started me on my journey!

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STP043: Getting By With a Little Help From Coach with Marc Mawhinney

The two podcasts collide in this episode of “Smashing the Plateau,” as today’s guest is Marc Mawhinney, host of the Natural Born Coaches podcast. In our sit down with Marc, we explore the unexpected upsides of his work and the adventure in finding a niche to call your business home.

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Jim Canterucci’s Top 3 Mentors He’s Met Along The Way

Jim Canterucci was our most recent guest on “Smashing the Plateau.” In our chat with Jim, he talked about the finer points of leadership in 2015, and how the position has undergone a transformation. (If you missed Jim, go back and listen here.)

Jim’s idea of a new leadership normal hasn’t been cultivated strictly on his own. He’s had help shaping and refining it over the years. Here are three of those influencers.

1. Murray Mika

In my first job at 17 while I was also going full-time to college an old guy took me under his wing. He was 32 at the time. He was the VP of Finance and would do things like call me into his office and tell me about arguments he had with other executives and he would ask me what I thought. Invaluable.

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STP042: New Ideas and New Solutions with Jim Canterucci

Jim Canterucci runs his business not so unlike we at TEND run ours. Jim helps executives get their big ideas put into action. On this episode of “Smashing the Plateau,” he shares his wisdom on getting companies to accept innovation and how to maintain success even when some of those risks don’t work out.

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Kalynn Amadio’s Top 5 Professional Motivators For Success

Our most recent “Smashing the Plateau” episode featured Baby Boomer digital marketing guru Kalynn Amadio. Her ideas on bringing the vast world of online back to simple one-on-one chats are total winners. (If you missed Kalynn, go back and listen here.)

But Kalynn has been lucky enough to get a helping hand along the way. She’s shared a handful of those mentors and motivators with us today.

1. Jack Canfield

I love Jack Canfield for a lot of reasons, and The Success Principles is a huge one. This is a praiseworthy book if ever I’ve read one. The points he makes about “inverse paranoids” and other counter-intuitive ideas, along with some familiar ones, are what make this book a revelation and a comfort.

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STP041: Digital Marketing In a Whole New World with Kalynn Amadio

Author, speaker, engineer, and entrepreneur Kalynn Amadio is the CEO of ikalynn LLC. As a digital marketing expert for Baby Boomers, she helps older entrepreneurs stay relevant in a world that’s migrated online. In this episode, Kalynn talks about learning to use the tools of today so that businesspeople can connect meaningfully with an audience.

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Geri Mazur’s Top 4 Sources for Tackling the Obstacles of Life and Work

On our most recent “Smashing the Plateau” episode, we featured Geri Mazur, a marketing expert who helps businesses stay relevant in today’s fast-paced climate. She gave us some stellar tips on creating a sense of demand, then fulfilling it. (If you missed Geri, go back and listen here.)

Geri couldn’t have done it alone. Over her entrepreneurial journey, she has had an army by her side. Here are some of her influencers:

1. Christina Pratt

Christina is a shaman and teacher whose teachings and philosophies have taught me many things over the years. But I think the most important thing I have learned is to have faith. That just because I don’t have an answer in front of me, it doesn’t mean there isn’t one.

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STP040: Small Business Marketing In 5 Steps with Geri Mazur

If sales are the short-term push, marketing is the long-term pull. It’s the extended demand you cultivate over a period of years. Despite its importance, a sense of urgency gets in a lot of people’s way. In this episode, Geri Mazur discusses common errors in thinking and how to market effectively in 2015.

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STP039: Finding And Selling Your Strongest Self with Heather Pich

Mentor, presenter, and author Heather Pich has found self-limiting beliefs to be one of the greatest forces that hold people back from achieving their goals. What we tell ourselves can stick with us forever. It’s only after we shed that false narrative, Heather says, when we can move forward.

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