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Building your talent stack can give you a significant competitive advantage and accelerate your career! You don't need to be one of the best at something in order to succeed, because with talent stacking you can layer on skills - at various degrees of expertise - and use them together to stand out. This week, Hala’s talking to Dan Schawbel, a researcher and the author of 3 bestselling career books: Back to Human, Promote Yourself, and Me 2.0. Dan also hosts the 5 Questions with Dan Schawbel podcast, where he interviews some of the most successful humans in the world like Richard Branson, Condoleezza Rice, Gary Vaynerchuk, and more. In this episode, you’ll learn how Dan used talent stacking in the HR space to get ahead, why technology is breeding the loneliness epidemic, and why work-life balance is just a myth. You’ll also learn about Dan’s childhood and some of the difficulties he faced in school. Additionally, Dan will dive into the value of continuous learning and turning your pain into power.  Topics Include:  -Value of experience  - Dan’s introduction to the research profession  - How research has shaped Dan’s identity  - Dan’s struggles with bullying and anxiety as a child  - How Dan used his pain to fuel greatness - Dan’s experience working at EMC - Why you should align yourself with brands  - Creating your own career  - Building a personal brand  - Why you should never stop learning new skills  - Dan’s unique stack of skills  - And other topics… Dan Schawbel is a researcher, career expert, keynote speaker, and New York Times bestselling author. He has led over 60 research studies, surveying over 3 million people in 26 countries. Dan has partnered with brands like Oracle, WeWork, and American Express. His writing has appeared in notable publications like TIME, The Economist, Forbes, and Harvard Business Review. His highly-rated online leadership and management courses have over 155,000 students and he has spoken at conferences such as The New York Times Dealbook Conference and Bloomberg’s Business of Equality Summit.  Resources Mentioned: Dan’s Podcast, 5 Questions: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/5-questions-with-dan-schawbel/id1401344839  Dan’s Website: https://danschawbel.com/  Dan’s Books: https://danschawbel.com/books/  Dan’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/danschawbel/  Dan’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/danschawbel/?hl=en Dan’s Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/danschawbel/  Dan’s YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzZPYhfF7HoLTUJoXUHHHvA  Sponsored By:  Omaha Steaks - Visit OmahaSteaks.com use promo code YAP at checkout to get that EXTRA $30 OFF your order. Shopify - Sign up for a free trial at shopify.com/profiting The Jordan Harbinger Show - Check out jordanharbinger.com/start for some episode recommendations Lightstream - Go to lightstream.com/yap and apply now to get a special interest rate discount and save even more More About Young and Profiting Download Transcripts - youngandprofiting.com   Get Sponsorship Deals - youngandprofiting.com/sponsorships Leave a Review - ratethispodcast.com/yap Watch Videos - youtube.com/c/YoungandProfiting Follow Hala Taha LinkedIn - linkedin.com/in/htaha/ Instagram - instagram.com/yapwithhala/ TikTok - tiktok.com/@yapwithhala Twitter - twitter.com/yapwithhala Learn more about YAP Media Agency Services - yapmedia.io/ Join Hala's LinkedIn Masterclass - yapmedia.io/course  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
When we are faced with a decision, to choose stability versus a dream, our brain will convince us to play it safe. We typically let our fears and anxieties prevail. Instead of settling for what is good, we should focus on what will make our lives even better. To find success, Alex had to change his mindset of what success looked like.  In 2013, Alex started his first brick & mortar business. Within three years, he successfully scaled his business to six locations. He then sold his locations to transition to the turnaround business. From there, he spent two years turning 32+ brick & mortar businesses around using the same model that made his privately owned locations successful. In 2020, he transitioned from CEO to the owner/shareholder position in these companies and founded Acquisition.com as a way to invest his own wealth (both monetary and intellectual capital) into other businesses. With all this accomplished at just 33 years of age, Alex Hormozi is the definition of Young and Profiting. Alex will join Hala for an extensive 2-part interview. In this episode, they will discuss Alex’s come-up story and his philosophy on life, marriage, money, and so much more.   Topics Include:  - Alex’s upbringing and come-up story - Giving up something good to go after something better - Why the concept of death is liberating - How a Facebook Ad workshop boosted Alex’s business - What you can do with a level 10 skillset, level 2 opportunity  - How Alex began launching other people’s gyms - Why your life partner is critical to your success - The pros and cons of marrying your business partner - How Alex navigated his rock-bottom moment  - How to operate people - The origin of acquisition.com  Alex Hormozi is a first-generation Iranian-American entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist. In 2013, he started his first brick & mortar business. Within three years, he successfully scaled his business to six locations. He then sold his locations to transition to the turnaround business. From there he spent two years turning 32+ brick & mortar businesses around using the same model that made his privately owned locations successful. Alex owns a portfolio of companies under his umbrella company Acquisition.com. He’s widely considered an acquisition and monetization expert. He is also the bestselling author of $100M Offers: How To Make Offers So Good People Feel Stupid Saying No. Resources Mentioned: Alex’s Website: https://www.acquisition.com/bio-alex Alex’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alexanderhormozi/ Alex’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/AlexHormozi Alex’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hormozi/ Alex’s Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HormoziAlex/ Alex’s book 100M Offers: https://www.amazon.com/100M-Offers-People-Stupid-Saying/dp/1737475715/ref=sr_1_2?cri[%E2%80%A6]FzcCI6IjEuOTUifQ%3D%3D&sprefix=100m+offers%2Caps%2C137&sr=8-2 YAPClassic: Robert Greene on Decoding the Laws of Human Nature https://youngandprofiting.com/yapclassic-decoding-the-laws-of-human-nature-with-robert-greene/ Russel Brunson’s ClickFunnels: https://www.russellbrunson.com/hi Sponsored By:  Omaha Steaks - Visit OmahaSteaks.com and use promo code YAP at checkout to get that EXTRA $30 OFF your order. Castbox - Subscribe to YAP on Castbox today Lightstream - Go to lightstream.com/yap and apply now to get a special interest rate discount and save even more Shopify - Sign up for a free trial at shopify.com/profiting Indeed - Visit Indeed.com/YAP to start hiring now. More About Young and Profiting Download Transcripts - youngandprofiting.com   Get Sponsorship Deals - youngandprofiting.com/sponsorships Leave a Review - ratethispodcast.com/yap Watch Videos - youtube.com/c/YoungandProfiting Follow Hala Taha LinkedIn - linkedin.com/in/htaha/ Instagram - instagram.com/yapwithhala/ TikTok - tiktok.com/@yapwithhala Twitter - twitter.com/yapwithhala Learn more about YAP Media Agency Services - yapmedia.io/ Join Hala's LinkedIn Masterclass - yapmedia.io/course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Amazon is one of the ten richest companies in the world, and its founder, Jeff Bezos is one of the five richest people in the world, with a net worth of over $120 billion. Founded in 1994, Amazon was the fastest company in history to reach $100 billion in sales. How did he achieve such massive success in less than 30 years of operation?  Today, we’re getting an inside look at how Jeff Bezos approaches business from Steven Anderson, author of The Bezos Letters. Steven has over 35 years of experience in the insurance industry and he is a trusted authority on risk, technology, and innovation.  In this episode of YAP Classic, Hala and Steven dive into the contents of The Bezos Letters, a collection and analysis of Jeff Bezos’ annual shareholder letters. They discuss some of the key strategies and lessons outlined in The Bezos Letters, like measuring your return on risk, adopting a ‘day one’ mentality, and using free cash flow as a primary metric for measuring your company’s success. They also talk about some of Amazon’s biggest failures and how Amazon encourages its employees to experiment and take risks.  Topics Include:  - Why did Steven write The Bezos Letters?  - Innovation vs. experimentation  - The value of failure  - Amazon’s greatest failures  - Being terrified of your customers  - Strategic risks for growth  - Why Bezos banned PowerPoint at Amazon  - ROR (Return On Risk)  - The risk of not taking risks  - ‘It’s always day one’ - The problem with judging companies by their profitability  - Free cash flow as a primary metric  - Steven’s secret to profiting in life  - And other topics… Steven Anderson is a professional writer, speaker, and futurist. He is the co-founder and CEO of Catalyit, which simplifies technology for insurance agents. Steven’s insurance agency, The Anderson Network, is considered an industry leader in the field of insuring productivity, technology, and profits. He was named one of the original 150 LinkedIn influencers and he is a top 10 Global InsurTech influencer. His book, The Bezos Letters, has been featured on numerous podcasts and was included in Forbes’ list of the ‘Top 20 Books You Need to Read to Crush 2020.’ Resources Mentioned: YAP Episode #75, Grow Your Business Like Amazon: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/young-and-profiting-with-hala-taha/id1368888880?i=1000487032512  The Bezos Letters & its accompanying resources: https://thebezosletters.com/  Steven’s Website: https://steveanderson.com/  Steven’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/stevetn/  Steven’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/steveanderson/  Steven’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/SteveTN  Steven’s Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SteveTN  Sponsored By:  ClickUp - Sign up today at ClickUp.com and use code yap to get 15% off Sabio - Visit sabio.la/YAP for a $1,000 scholarship towards the cost of their bootcamp at Sabio! JustWorks - Check out JustWorks' transparent pricing by visiting justworks.com/pricing The Jordan Harbinger Show - Check out jordanharbinger.com/start for some episode recommendations Shopify - Sign up for a free trial at shopify.com/profiting More About Young and Profiting Download Transcripts - youngandprofiting.com   Get Sponsorship Deals - youngandprofiting.com/sponsorships Leave a Review - ratethispodcast.com/yap Watch Videos - youtube.com/c/YoungandProfiting Follow Hala Taha LinkedIn - linkedin.com/in/htaha/ Instagram - instagram.com/yapwithhala/ TikTok - tiktok.com/@yapwithhala Twitter - twitter.com/yapwithhala Learn more about YAP Media Agency Services - yapmedia.io/ Join Hala's LinkedIn Masterclass - yapmedia.io/course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Since the pandemic, the world has had to learn how to navigate change. Factors like political extremism, the Great Resignation, the market downturn, etc. have impacted everyone, especially young people. America has a problem with prioritizing the wealth of older generations and keeping young people from generating any wealth of their own. According to Scott Galloway, one of America’s leading crises is that it is filled with too many “young, broke, and alone males.”  Scott Galloway is a bestselling author, NYU business school professor, tech startup veteran, and brand consultant. In his latest book Adrift, Scott examines the future of our nation and how we got here. He attempts to make sense of it all and offers his take on where we're headed and who we'll become. In this episode, Hala and Scott talk about what the American Dream has become, Scott’s view on work-life balance, and why the world is currently producing economically and emotionally unviable young men. Scott explains the detrimental effects that loneliness has on young people today. Additionally, he shares why he thinks the phrase “follow your passion” is misleading.  Topics Include:  - Don’t follow your passion. Find your talent.  - The triangle of happiness: relationships, fitness, work - Why we aren’t as rich as our parents - Modern men are emotionally and economically unviable - The importance of investing in young people  - Why marriage and birth rates are declining - Loneliness is an epidemic  - How to navigate modern dating - Healthy masculinity - And other topics… Scott Galloway is an entrepreneur, best-selling author, public speaker, and host of the top podcast, Prof G Pod. He is a Clinical Professor at the NYU Stern School of Business where he teaches brand strategy and digital marketing. Scott was elected to the World Economic Forum’s Global Leaders of Tomorrow and has served on the boards of directors of Eddie Bauer, The New York Times Company, Gateway Computer, and UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business.  Resources Mentioned: Prof G Show: https://profgmedia.com/the-show/  Prof G Pod: https://profgmedia.com/the-pod/  Pivot Podcast: https://profgmedia.com/pivot/  Scott’s Blog: profgalloway.com   Scott’s Website: https://profgmedia.com/  Scott’s Books: https://profgmedia.com/books/ Scott’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/profgalloway/  Scott’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/profgalloway/?hl=en  Scott’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/profgalloway?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor  Arthur C. Brooks: Cracking the Code to Happiness, The Biology of Intelligence, and Creating a Fulfilling Life | E192 https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/arthur-c-brooks-cracking-the-code-to-happiness/id1368888880?i=1000582872733 Daniel Pink: Turn Regrets Into Gold, Understand Your Emotions, and Live Your Best Life | E189 https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/daniel-pink-turn-regrets-into-gold-understand-your/id1368888880?i=1000580638008 Sponsored By:  ClickUp - Sign up today at ClickUp.com and use code yap to get 15% off Sabio - Visit sabio.la/YAP for a $1,000 scholarship towards the cost of their bootcamp at Sabio! JustWorks - Check out JustWorks' transparent pricing by visiting justworks.com/pricing Titan - Head to Titan.com/YAP and get a free $25 investment into another one of Titan’s portfolios  Shopify - Sign up for a free trial at shopify.com/profiting More About Young and Profiting Download Transcripts - youngandprofiting.com   Get Sponsorship Deals - youngandprofiting.com/sponsorships Leave a Review - ratethispodcast.com/yap Watch Videos - youtube.com/c/YoungandProfiting Follow Hala Taha LinkedIn - linkedin.com/in/htaha/ Instagram - instagram.com/yapwithhala/ TikTok - tiktok.com/@yapwithhala Twitter - twitter.com/yapwithhala Learn more about YAP Media Agency Services - yapmedia.io/ Join Hala's LinkedIn Masterclass - yapmedia.io/course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
The podcast world has blown up over the past decade, so the rules for podcasting have changed rapidly and significantly. How can a strong personal brand and social media presence improve your chances of gaining a large podcast following? Good news - The Podcast Princess has the answer!    Hala Taha, dubbed the “The Podcast Princess,” is the host of Young and Profiting (YAP) Podcast, frequently ranked as a #1 Education podcast across all apps. Hala is also the founder and CEO of YAP Media, a social media and podcast marketing agency for top podcasters, celebrities, and CEOs. She is well-known for her engaged following and influence on LinkedIn and she landed the January 2021 cover of Podcast Magazine. Her show was recently awarded a 2022 Webby Honoree and is currently on track to bring in over $1M in revenue in advertising sponsorship deals in 2022.   In this episode, Hala joins attorney Brittany Ratelle on the Creative Counsel podcast to share big trends and opportunities in the podcasting space and dish on how Hala used battle-tested skills and perseverance to grow a nationally-ranked podcast from the ground up.    Topics Include:  - What to do when your friends and family don’t “get” what you’re trying to do  - Hala’s exact LinkedIn re-targeting recipe  - What is happening with podcasting, YouTube, and long-form video  - What a personal brand should be doing to elevate their offerings  - How to overcome a scarcity mindset, especially in crowded fields  - What you should (and shouldn’t) be doing in your podcast journey  - How to monetize your podcast (with ads and beyond!)  - And other topics…   Brittany Ratelle is a lawyer who helps creators, creatives, and online entrepreneurs cut through the overwhelm of getting their businesses legally legit. She has a background in PR, marketing, and law and has helped hundreds of business owners easily navigate the process of protecting their businesses, like Brit+Co, Six Sisters’ Stuff, The Alison Show, The Bucket List Family, and YAP Media. She also hosts the Creative Counsel podcast, which helps creative entrepreneurs and influencers confidently grow and scale their modern brands. Resources Mentioned: Creative Contracts: https://creativecontracts.co/ Creative Counsel Podcast: https://brittanyratelle.com/podcast#podcast  Brittany’s Website: https://brittanyratelle.com/  Brittany’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/brittany-ratelle-a4563232/  Brittany’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brittanyratelle/?hl=en  Brittany’s Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/brittanyratellelaw/  Sponsored By:  Shopify - Sign up for a free trial at shopify.com/profiting Delta Air Lines - Visit delta.com/travelwell to learn more. Swag.com - Go to swag.com/yap and get 10% off your order Titan - Head to Titan.com/YAP and get a free $25 investment into another one of Titan’s portfolios More About Young and Profiting Download Transcripts - youngandprofiting.com   Get Sponsorship Deals - youngandprofiting.com/sponsorships Leave a Review - ratethispodcast.com/yap Watch Videos - youtube.com/c/YoungandProfiting Follow Hala Taha LinkedIn - linkedin.com/in/htaha/ Instagram - instagram.com/yapwithhala/ TikTok - tiktok.com/@yapwithhala Twitter - twitter.com/yapwithhala Learn more about YAP Media Agency Services - yapmedia.io/ Join Hala's LinkedIn Masterclass - yapmedia.io/course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
"Hey, we need to talk..." -- if these words scare you, trust that you're not alone! Whether we’re dealing with an underperforming employee, upset with our spouse, or facing issues with a difficult client, we attempt to avoid difficult conversations every day. Healthy relationships are built around communication and transparency, so learning how to navigate tough conversations with less stress and more success can help optimize our relationships. Today we’re talking to Sheila Heen, professor at Harvard Law School and author of one of the most popular psychology books ever created, Difficult Conversations. In the book, Sheila outlines how to navigate tense and emotionally-charged conversations, something we all have to deal with in our lives at one point or another. Tune in to learn the three layers of difficult conversations and how to overcome each one of them, as well as the benefit of telling a third story to start your discussions off on the right foot. You'll also learn how to enhance the skill of receiving feedback by understanding the common initial reactions we all have when receiving negative feedback and how to deal with them in a positive way. Topics Include:  - Getting involved in the Harvard Negotiation Project  - Writing Difficult Conversations  - How has Difficult Conversations been used since its publication?  - Why did she write Thanks For The Feedback?  - What is a difficult conversation?  - Why do we avoid difficult conversations?  - The danger of avoiding difficult conversations - Three layers of difficult conversations  - Lessening blame and accusatory language  - Exploring our emotional patterns  - Anger is a secondary feeling  - Reducing angry reactivity  - Naming emotions vs. being emotional  - Starting from the third story  - Why do we have an issue receiving negative feedback? - Different types of triggers  - Traits of people who are highly sensitive to feedback  - Dealing with triggers and reactions  - And other topics… Sheila Heen is a founder of Triad Consulting Group, a consulting firm dedicated to helping companies of all sizes improve their leadership, collaboration, and conflict management skills. Her clients include BAE Systems, HSBC, the Federal Reserve Bank, Merck, and the Bank of South Africa. She has spent 20 years with the Harvard Negotiation Project and she is the author of two bestselling books, Difficult Conversations and Thanks For The Feedback.  Resources Mentioned: Triad Consulting Group: https://www.triadconsultinggroup.com/team/sheila-heen  Sheila’s Books: https://www.stoneandheen.com/  Sheila’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sheila-heen-b8a59a6/  Sponsored By:  LinkedIn Secrets Masterclass - Join Hala's 2-day LinkedIn Secrets Masterclass and use code PROFITING at checkout to get 55% off! yapmedia.io/course Shopify - Sign up for a free trial at shopify.com/profiting The Jordan Harbinger Show - Check out jordanharbinger.com/start for some episode recommendations Delta Air Lines - Visit delta.com/travelwell to learn more. Swag.com - Go to swag.com/yap and get 10% off your order JustWorks - Check out JustWorks' transparent pricing by visiting justworks.com/pricing More About Young and Profiting Download Transcripts - youngandprofiting.com   Get Sponsorship Deals - youngandprofiting.com/sponsorships Leave a Review - ratethispodcast.com/yap Watch Videos - youtube.com/c/YoungandProfiting Follow Hala Taha LinkedIn - linkedin.com/in/htaha/ Instagram - instagram.com/yapwithhala/ TikTok - tiktok.com/@yapwithhala Twitter - twitter.com/yapwithhala Learn more about YAP Media Agency Services - yapmedia.io/ Join Hala's LinkedIn Masterclass - yapmedia.io/course  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Robert Cialdini is known globally as the foundational expert in the science of influence. His Six Principles of Persuasion have become a cornerstone for any organization serious about effectively increasing its influence. His research is focused on uncovering why people say “yes” to certain requests and how to apply these findings ethically in the business world.  In this episode, Robert and Hala discuss how to become a skilled persuader and why that matters in business. Robert breaks down the tactics to recognize when we are being influenced so we can defend ourselves against it and make the best decisions for ourselves. They also discuss Robert’s 7 universal principles of persuasion: reciprocity, liking, unity, social proof, authority, consistency, and scarcity. Topics Include:  - How small changes in language can have big impacts on behavior  - The ethics of persuasion - Why humans require mental shortcuts - The power of reciprocity - Why we shouldn’t downplay our favors - How kindness can help us retain employees - Rejection-then-Retreat Method - How to use the Liking Principle - The Joe Gerard Sales Method - Why Social Proofing reduces uncertainty - How to be perceived as an authority figure - Difference between being in authority and an authority - How can we use the scarcity principle in business? - The importance of appearing consistent  - And other topics… Robert Cialdini is a Wall Street Journal and New York Times best-selling author, speaker, professor, and social psychologist who specializes in the science of influence. He has authored several books, and his latest book, Influence, is a new and expanded version of his classic international bestseller, which has been translated in over 30 languages and has sold over 5 million copies. As a keynote speaker, Dr. Cialdini has earned a worldwide reputation for his ability to translate science into valuable and practical actions. His on-stage stories are described as dramatic and indelible. Because of all of this, he is frequently regarded as “The Godfather of Influence”. Resources Mentioned: Robert’s Books: https://www.robertcialdinibf.com/ Robert’s Website: https://www.robertcialdinibf.com/ Robert’s LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/robertcialdini/ Robert’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/RobertCialdini Robert’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/teamrobertcialdini/ Robert’s Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/robert.cialdini Influence by Robert Cialdini: https://www.amazon.com/Influence-New-Expanded-Psychology-Persuasion/dp/0062937650/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=cialdini+influence&qid=1620080949&sr=8-1 Sponsored By:  The Jordan Harbinger Show - Check out jordanharbinger.com/start for some episode recommendations Shopify - Sign up for a free trial at shopify.com/profiting Swag.com - Go to swag.com/yap and get 10% off your order Titan - Head to Titan.com/YAP and you’ll get a free $25 investment into another one of Titan’s portfolios. JustWorks - Check out JustWorks' transparent pricing by visiting justworks.com/pricing More About Young and Profiting Download Transcripts - youngandprofiting.com   Get Sponsorship Deals - youngandprofiting.com/sponsorships Leave a Review - ratethispodcast.com/yap Watch Videos - youtube.com/c/YoungandProfiting Follow Hala Taha LinkedIn - linkedin.com/in/htaha/ Instagram - instagram.com/yapwithhala/ TikTok - tiktok.com/@yapwithhala Twitter - twitter.com/yapwithhala Learn more about YAP Media Agency Services - yapmedia.io/ Join Hala's LinkedIn Masterclass - yapmedia.io/course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Have you been sleeping on LinkedIn? Are you focusing most of your time on building your Instagram or Twitter following? If you don’t see the value of a strong LinkedIn profile, you’re behind the times!  Hala Taha recorded, edited, and launched the first episode of Young and Profiting podcast herself. Through LinkedIn, she quickly built a team of volunteers and a massive following that eventually led to Young and Profiting earning the title of the #1 Education and Business podcast across all apps. How did she do it?  In this episode of The Action Academy podcast, Hala dives into how she leveraged LinkedIn to promote YAP and why she focused her marketing efforts on LinkedIn. She talks about why it is crucial for young entrepreneurs and podcast hosts to build a community before launching their company or podcast. They also discuss how Hala snagged her first clients and mastered media buying for podcasts.  Topics Include:  - How Hala got her start on Linkedin  - Hala’s early strategies gaining traction on Linkedin - The importance of content marketing  - Hala’s experience in radio and blogging - Turning YAP into a movement  - Collaborating with brands in exchange for Linkedin promotion  - Media buying for podcasters  - Starting YAP Media  - Indicators of when you’re ready to start a new business or project - Building community before business  - And other topics… Hala Taha is the host of Young and Profiting Podcast, frequently ranked as the #1 Education podcast across all apps. Hala is also the CEO of YAP Media, a full-service social media and podcast marketing agency for top podcasters, celebrities, and CEOs. She is well-known for her engaged following and influence on Linkedin, and she landed the January 2021 cover of Podcast Magazine. Brian Luebben is an entrepreneur, real estate investor, and podcast host. He built his first company, GreekBeats DJ/Entertainment, in college, which allowed him to graduate debt-free. He then made it to the top of a Fortune 500 company’s sale organization. He now hosts The Action Academy podcast, where he talks to seven, eight, and nine-figure entrepreneurs about how to earn freedom in life and business.  LinkedIn Secrets Masterclass Join Hala's 2-day LinkedIn Secrets Masterclass and use code PROFITING at checkout to get 55% off! yapmedia.io/course Sponsored By: LightStream - Go to lightstream.com/yap and apply now to get a special interest rate discount and save even more. Shopify - Sign up for a free trial at shopify.com/profiting The Jordan Harbinger Show - Check out jordanharbinger.com/start for some episode recommendations Sabio - Visit sabio.la/YAP for a $1,000 scholarship towards the cost of their bootcamp at Sabio! Swag.com - Go to swag.com/yap and get 10% off your order JustWorks - Take a look at Justworks' transparent pricing by visiting justworks.com/pricing Connect With Brian Luebbe:  The Action Academy Podcast: https://www.actionacademypod.com/  Brian’s Website: https://brianluebben.com/  Brian’s Blog: https://brianluebben.com/blog/  Brian’s eBook, W2 To World Travel: https://brianluebben.com/w2toworldtravel/  Brian’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/brianluebben/  Brian’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brianluebben/?hl=en  Brian’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/theactionpod?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor  More About Young and Profiting Download Transcripts - youngandprofiting.com   Get Sponsorship Deals - youngandprofiting.com/sponsorships Leave a Review -  ratethispodcast.com/yap Watch Videos - youtube.com/c/YoungandProfiting Follow Hala Taha LinkedIn - linkedin.com/in/htaha/ Instagram - instagram.com/yapwithhala/ TikTok - tiktok.com/@yapwithhala Twitter - twitter.com/yapwithhala Learn more about YAP Media Agency Services - yapmedia.io/ Join Hala's LinkedIn Masterclass - yapmedia.io/course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Think about the warmest, most inviting person you know. Chances are, their kindness spans far beyond their words. The most influential people are often very intentional with their body language, facial expressions, and tone.  There are specific ways you can alter your body language, approach new people, and present information to make yourself more likable, and in this episode of YAP Classic, Dr. Jack Schafer will teach you how. Dr. Jack Schafer is a retired FBI agent who is an expert in human behavior and likability. Hala and Jack dive into Jack’s Golden Rule of Friendship and the methods Jack uses to befriend others. They discuss how to make yourself more likable through the use of eyebrow flashing, eye gaze, open posture, and opening in the feet. They also dive into the relationship between body language and mindset and how to mitigate arguments without fueling the fire.  Topics Include: - Jack’s career journey  -Elements of the Friendship Formula -Jack’s Golden Rule of Friendship  - Eyebrow flashes  - Importance of eye contact - Ways to appear more approachable  - What you learn by watching somebody’s lips  - Blink rate  - Empathic statements  - What does the position of somebody’s feet mean?  - Curiosity hook  - What does a person’s walk tell you about their personality?  - How your body language influences your mindset - The laws of romantic attraction  - Different types of common ground  - Diffusing arguments  - The anger cycle   - Is body language universal?    - And other topics… Dr. Jack Schafer is a professor at Western Illinois University in the Law Enforcement and Justice Administration Department. He formerly served as a Special Agent for the FBI as a behavioral analyst for the FBI’s National Security Behavioral Analysis Program. He has authored six books and has published numerous articles in notable professional and popular journals. He is also a contributing writer for Psychology Today Magazine.   Resources Mentioned: Jack’s Books: https://www.amazon.com/s?k=Jack+Schafer&i=audible&ref=dp_byline_sr_audible_1  Jack’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jackschafer/  Jack’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/jackschafer?lang=en  LinkedIn Secrets Masterclass Join Hala's 2-day LinkedIn Secrets Masterclass and use code PROFITING at checkout to get 55% off! yapmedia.io/course Sponsored By:  LightStream - Go to lightstream.com/yap and apply now to get a special interest rate discount and save even more. Shopify - Sign up for a free trial at shopify.com/profiting The Jordan Harbinger Show - Check out jordanharbinger.com/start for some episode recommendations Sabio - Visit sabio.la/YAP for a $1,000 scholarship towards the cost of their bootcamp at Sabio! Swag.com - Go to swag.com/yap and get 10% off your order JustWorks - Take a look at Justworks' transparent pricing by visiting justworks.com/pricing More About Young and Profiting Download Transcripts - youngandprofiting.com   Get Sponsorship Deals - youngandprofiting.com/sponsorships Leave a Review -  ratethispodcast.com/yap Watch Videos - youtube.com/c/YoungandProfiting Follow Hala Taha LinkedIn - linkedin.com/in/htaha/ Instagram - instagram.com/yapwithhala/ TikTok - tiktok.com/@yapwithhala Twitter - twitter.com/yapwithhala Learn more about YAP Media Agency Services - yapmedia.io/ Join Hala's LinkedIn Masterclass - yapmedia.io/course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
The role of HR in an organization has been widely misunderstood by both employers and employees. While many people think that HR strictly enforces internal rules and has no impact on an organization’s bottom line, that couldn’t be further from the truth. HR exists to create value in the marketplace through your employees and your organization. Dave Ulrich came onto YAP to discuss the intricacies of HR and how business leaders can upgrade their HR practices, even if they don’t have a dedicated HR department. Dave is a Distinguished Fellow in the National Academy of Human Resources and the Co-Director of Michigan’s Human Resource Executive Program. He’s also the co-founder of the RBL Group, which develops custom leadership, HR, and organization solutions.   In this episode, Dave and Hala dive into the purpose of HR and how strong HR practices increase profitability. Dave explains the value of psychological safety in the workplace and how it can prevent retention issues like quiet quitting. They also talk about why CEOs need to have a strong understanding of HR and how they can cultivate engagement from their employees who are working remotely.  Topics Include: - Purpose of HR - How does HR impact the bottom line?  - What does HR consist of?  - Investing in an HR leader - Keeping your employees working hard  - Combatting quiet quitting  - Psychological safety in the workplace  - Leadership as energy management  - Giving feedback  - Engagement in remote work  - Optimizing organization  - Understanding HR as a CEO  - The Leadership Code - And other topics… Dave Ulrich is a professor at the school of business at the University of Michigan. He has performed workshops for over half of the Fortune 200 and has spoken to large audiences in 90 countries. Business Week named him the #1 Management Guru and Fast Company referred to him as one of the world’s top 10 creative people in business. He is currently on the Board of Directors for Herman Miller, is a Fellow in the National Academy of Human Resources, and is on the Board of Trustees of Southern Virginia University. He has published over 200 articles and book chapters and over 30 books. He has also co-directed research on over 40,000 respondents about the competencies required for successful HR professionals. Dave is fondly known as the “Father of Modern HR.” Resources Mentioned: YAP episode #186 with Fred Reichheld: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/young-and-profiting-with-hala-taha/id1368888880?i=1000578394312  Dave’s Books: https://www.amazon.com/Dave-Ulrich/e/B001K8TGCO%3Fref=dbs_a_mng_rwt_scns_share  Dave’s Website: https://daveulrich.com/  Dave’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/daveulrichpro/  Dave’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/dave_ulrich?lang=en  Dave’s Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jeppie.tettelaar  Jay Galbraith’s Star Model: https://www.jaygalbraith.com/images/pdfs/StarModel.pdf  LinkedIn Secrets Masterclass Join Hala's 2-day LinkedIn Secrets Masterclass and use code PROFITING at checkout to get 55% off! yapmedia.io/course Sponsored By JustWorks - Check out JustWorks' transparent pricing by visiting justworks.com/pricing Swag.com - Go to swag.com/yap and get 10% off your order Sabio - Visit sabio.la/YAP for a $1,000 scholarship towards the cost of their bootcamp at Sabio!  Shopify - Sign up for a free trial at shopify.com/profiting More About Young and Profiting Download Transcripts - youngandprofiting.com   Get Sponsorship Deals - youngandprofiting.com/sponsorships Leave a Review -  ratethispodcast.com/yap Watch Videos - youtube.com/c/YoungandProfiting Follow Hala Taha LinkedIn - linkedin.com/in/htaha/ Instagram - instagram.com/yapwithhala/ TikTok - tiktok.com/@yapwithhala Twitter - twitter.com/yapwithhala Learn more about YAP Media Agency Services - yapmedia.io/ Join Hala's LinkedIn Masterclass - yapmedia.io/course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Social media is here to stay. The power given to those with a strong personal brand is unlike any marketing tool we’ve had before. Unfortunately, too many people are stuck using social media strategies that don't deliver the results they're looking for. In this special episode of YAP, Hala breaks down EXACTLY how she built her massive following on LinkedIn. She shares the unusual journey that her to build her personal brand on LinkedIn and how this single decision turned into job security for life, a #1 podcast, and a $5M+ business. JOIN THE LINKEDIN SECRETS MASTERCLASS WAITLIST FOR AN INSANE DISCOUNT! Follow this link to join the waitlist: yapmedia.io/course More About Young and Profiting Download Transcripts - youngandprofiting.com   Get Sponsorship Deals - youngandprofiting.com/sponsorships Leave a Review -  ratethispodcast.com/yap Watch Videos - youtube.com/c/YoungandProfiting Follow Hala Taha LinkedIn - linkedin.com/in/htaha/ Instagram - instagram.com/yapwithhala/ TikTok - tiktok.com/@yapwithhala Twitter - twitter.com/yapwithhala Learn more about YAP Media Agency Services - yapmedia.io/ Join Hala's LinkedIn Masterclass - yapmedia.io/course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Are you thinking about starting your own business, but the thought of marketing freaks you out? Are you nervous that your brand won’t reach as many people as you’d hoped? Have you been facing blocks in your creative flow? Stay tuned - Seth Godin can help you navigate these worries!  Seth is an entrepreneur, speaker, and author of 20 bestselling books. He is arguably the internet’s most famous blogger. His daily blog boasts 8,500 posts and more than 1,000,000 readers.  In this episode of YAP Classic, Hala asks Seth about his latest book, The Practice, which outlines how to unlock the most creative version of yourself. They discuss how to embrace imposter syndrome and move past writer’s block. He also gives several valuable marketing tips for beginning entrepreneurs like building the smallest viable audience, telling meaningful stories, and prioritizing permission-based marketing.  Topics Include: - Seth’s career failures - Enjoying imposter syndrome  - Permission-based marketing  - Is the internet a mass medium?  - Targeting the smallest viable audience  - How did Starbucks, Facebook, and Twitter become successful?  - What storytelling REALLY is  - Creating a brand story  - Maintaining trust with your audience - Don’t just chase clicks!  - Personalization vs. permission-based marketing  - The problem with buying followers  - Why Seth wrote The Practice  - What is a leader?  - What is art, according to Seth?  - Creativity as a practice  - Writer’s block does not exist  - Don’t try to sell your hobby!  - And other topics… Seth Godin is an author, entrepreneur, and teacher. He is the author of one of the most popular blogs in the world and has written 20 bestselling books. He has given five TED Talks and hosted eight Udemy courses. He is the creator of altMBA, a leadership workshop with over 5,000 graduates. Seth has founded two companies: Squidoo and Yoyodyne, which was acquired by Yahoo! for $30 million. He also built The Carbon Almanac, a reference book consisting of hundreds of writers, researchers, thinkers, and illustrators that are aiming to develop a common foundation for moving forward.  Resources Mentioned: Seth’s Blog: https://seths.blog/  Seth’s Website: https://www.sethgodin.com/  Seth’s Books: https://seths.store/  altMBA Workshop: https://altmba.com/  Seth’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sethgodin/  Seth’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sethgodin/?hl=en  Seth’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/ThisIsSethsBlog?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor  Seth’s Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sethgodin/ More About Young and Profiting Download Transcripts - youngandprofiting.com   Get Sponsorship Deals - youngandprofiting.com/sponsorships Leave a Review -  ratethispodcast.com/yap Watch Videos - youtube.com/c/YoungandProfiting Follow Hala Taha LinkedIn - linkedin.com/in/htaha/ Instagram - instagram.com/yapwithhala/ TikTok - tiktok.com/@yapwithhala Twitter - twitter.com/yapwithhala Learn more about YAP Media Agency Services - yapmedia.io/ Join Hala's LinkedIn Masterclass - yapmedia.io/course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
‘It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.’ We’ve all heard that cliché phrase, but any successful person will preach the importance of a strong network. Building relationships is vital to your personal and professional growth, and there are certain steps you can take to make yourself more likable in order to make those connections.  Michelle Tillis Lederman CPA, MBA, PCC, was named one of Forbes’ Top 25 Networking Experts and is the founder and CEO of Executive Essentials, a training company that provides customized communications, leadership coaching, and training programs.  In this episode, Hala and Michelle dive into what makes somebody likable and how that differs from person to person. Michelle explains the dangers of networking for need and how we can approach networking more personally to build more meaningful long-lasting connections. They also discuss the laws of likability, the three types of listening, and the different levels of connectors. Topics Include: - Michelle’s early desire to become a teacher - Pivoting from finance to teaching - Defining likability  - Relationship networking  - The problem with networking for need - What does it mean to be disliked?  - Laws of likability  - Discovering authenticity  - Staying authentic while adjusting your energy  - Figuring out what is likable about you  - It’s not about you - it’s about the relationship  - The three types of listening  - Verbal, vocal, and visual community - Minimizing language - Mood memory  - The value of referrals  - Different levels of connectors  - And other topics… Michelle Tillis Lederman is a top networking expert and author. Her clients include government officials, scholars, and Fortune 500 companies, like Madison Square Garden, Citi, Johnson & Johnson, and Ernst & Young. Michelle is a firm believer in the power of relationships and has dedicated her career to teaching people how to communicate with confidence, clarity, and connection.  She has delivered seminars internationally for fortune 500 companies, universities, high schools, and nonprofit organizations. She has written multiple books on likability and networking, including The Connector’s Advantage and The 11 Laws of Likability.  Resources Mentioned: Michelle’s Connector Quiz: https://michelletillislederman.com/connector-quiz/  Michelle’s Books: https://michelletillislederman.com/books/  Michelle’s Website: https://michelletillislederman.com/  Michelle’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/communicationexpertspeaker/  Michelle’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/mtlederman  Michelle’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mtlederman/ Michelle’s Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MichelleTillisLederman Michelle’s Blog: https://michelletillislederman.com/blog/  Jim Kwik: From Broken Brain to Kwik Brain - Learn Faster and Improve Your Memory | E190: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/young-and-profiting-with-hala-taha/id1368888880?i=1000581371922  Sponsored By:  JustWorks - Take a look at Justworks' transparent pricing by visiting justworks.com/pricing Lands End - Go to business.LandsEnd.com/YAP and use promo code YAP for 25% off your first product. Indeed - Visit Indeed.com/YAP to start hiring now. Shopify - Sign up for a free trial at shopify.com/profiting Swag.com - Go to swag.com/yap and get 10% off your order The Jordan Harbinger Show - Check out jordanharbinger.com/start for some episode recommendations More About Young and Profiting Download Transcripts - youngandprofiting.com   Get Sponsorship Deals - youngandprofiting.com/sponsorships Leave a Review -  ratethispodcast.com/yap Watch Videos - youtube.com/c/YoungandProfiting Follow Hala Taha LinkedIn - linkedin.com/in/htaha/ Instagram - instagram.com/yapwithhala/ TikTok - tiktok.com/@yapwithhala Twitter - twitter.com/yapwithhala Learn more about YAP Media Agency Services - yapmedia.io/ Join Hala's LinkedIn Masterclass - yapmedia.io/course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Are you scared of failure or rejection? Do you hold yourself back from following your dreams because you don’t want to fail?  Hala Taha is proof that having a fear of failure is detrimental to success. After getting fired from two jobs and losing her opportunity to become a reality TV star, she focused her energy on hosting the Young and Profiting podcast, which is now a #1 Education podcast across all platforms.  Today, we are listening to her tell her story on the Be Better podcast with Donald C. Kelly, a Top 29 Salesforce Influencer. Hala and Donald discuss Hala’s background in radio and her first entrepreneurial venture, The Sorority of Hip Hop. They talk about why Young and Profiting grew so quickly and how Hala willed Jordan Harbinger of The Art of Charm to become her mentor. Hala also reveals how she leveraged LinkedIn to grow her podcast.  Topics Include: - Hala’s background in radio  - Transitioning into blogging  - Getting scouted by MTV - Quitting the entertainment industry  - Leveraging entrepreneurial skills to become an intrapreneur  - Why did Hala want to run Young and Profiting alone at first?  - Why did Young and Profiting blow up?  - Leveraging LinkedIn to grow YAP  - Landing YAP’s first client, Heather Monahan  - How did Jordan Harbinger become Hala’s mentor?  - And other topics… Hala Taha is the host of Young and Profiting Podcast, frequently ranked as a #1 Education podcast across all apps. Hala is also the CEO of YAP Media, a full-service social media and podcast marketing agency for top podcasters, celebrities, and CEOs. She is well-known for her engaged following and influence on Linkedin, and she landed the January 2021 cover of Podcast Magazine. Donald C. Kelly is the Founder and Chief Sales Evangelist of The Sales Evangelist, which aims to eliminate confusion from B2B selling so sales professionals can consistently hit their target each month. The Sales Evangelist offers instruction and courses on proven sales strategies. He hosts the Be Better podcast and The Sales Evangelist podcast.  Sponsored By: The Jordan Harbinger Show - Search for The Jordan Harbinger Show (that’s H-A-R-B-(as in boy)-I-N-(as in nancy)-G-E-R) on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts Connect With Donald C. Kelly: Be Better Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/be-better-bhgre/id1611029996  The Sales Evangelist’s Website: https://thesalesevangelist.com/  The Sales Evangelist’s Podcast: https://thesalesevangelist.com/the-sales-evangelist-podcast/  Donald’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/donaldckelly/  Donald’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/DonaldCKelly?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor  Donald’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/donaldckelly/?hl=en  More About Young and Profiting Download Transcripts - youngandprofiting.com   Get Sponsorship Deals - youngandprofiting.com/sponsorships Leave a Review -  ratethispodcast.com/yap Watch Videos - youtube.com/c/YoungandProfiting Follow Hala Taha LinkedIn - linkedin.com/in/htaha/ Instagram - instagram.com/yapwithhala/ TikTok - tiktok.com/@yapwithhala Twitter - twitter.com/yapwithhala Learn more about YAP Media Agency Services - yapmedia.io/ Join Hala's LinkedIn Masterclass - yapmedia.io/course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Thought leaders everywhere talk about the importance of being confident, but rarely do they explain how to develop true confidence that does not rely on external validation and praise. What steps can we take to develop true self-confidence? Nicole Kalil is known as the “Leadership and Confidence Sherpa.” She hosts a top 2% podcast called ‘This Is Woman’s Work’ that helps women develop trust and confidence within themselves and develop healthy partnerships along the way. She’s also the author of Validation Is For Parking, which reveals how to develop internal trust and reclaim confidence.  In this episode, Nicole breaks down what confidence truly is and why trusting yourself is a vital component of confidence. Her and Hala talk about how to redirect your thoughts to shed your need for validation and how to manage your head trash in a more uplifting, productive way. Additionally, they dig into the discrepancy in confidence between genders and how we can eliminate gender expectations by encouraging authenticity.  Topics Include: - Learning coaching from her dad - Serving as Development Officer - Choosing confidence over competence  - The ‘Confidence Con’ - Validation addiction  - What is true confidence?  - Counteracting comparison and judgment - Managing our ‘head trash’ - Making up a better story  - Breaking trust with yourself - Masculinity and femininity in the workplace - Starting Woman’s Work  - How does Nicole advocate for women? - Eliminating gender expectations  - Confidence in relationships  - Confidence is a muscle  - Some dangers of humility  - Feel-good folder - And other topics… Nicole Kalil is an in-demand keynote speaker, leadership strategist, and respected coach with a passion for developing confidence and eliminating gender expectations. As a former Fortune 100 employee, she has coached hundreds of women in business, which gave her insight on what is and isn’t serving women and leaders within an organization. Her podcast, ‘This Is Woman’s Work,’ gives people actionable advice on strengthening confidence and changing the way we define ‘woman’s work.’  Nicole released her first book, Validation Is For Parking: How Women Can Beat the Confidence Con, on October 4, 2022, which serves as a guide for building internal trust, reclaiming confidence, eliminating the need for external validation, and breaking free from limiting beliefs.  Resources Mentioned: ‘This Is Woman’s Work’ Podcast: https://nicolekalil.com/podcast  Nicole’s Book, Validation Is For Parking: https://nicolekalil.com/book  Nicole’s Website: https://nicolekalil.com/  Nicole’s LinkedIn: https://nicolekalil.com/  Nicole’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nicolemkalil/?hl=en  Nicole’s Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nicolemkalil/  Sponsored By:  Swag.com - Go to swag.com/yap and get 10% off your order Sabio - Visit sabio.la/YAP for a $1,000 scholarship towards the cost of their bootcamp at Sabio! Shopify - Sign up for a free trial at shopify.com/profiting ClickUp - Sign up today at ClickUp.com and use code yap to get 15% off! More About Young and Profiting Download Transcripts - youngandprofiting.com   Get Sponsorship Deals - youngandprofiting.com/sponsorships Leave a Review -  ratethispodcast.com/yap Watch Videos - youtube.com/c/YoungandProfiting Follow Hala Taha LinkedIn - linkedin.com/in/htaha/ Instagram - instagram.com/yapwithhala/ TikTok - tiktok.com/@yapwithhala Twitter - twitter.com/yapwithhala Learn more about YAP Media Agency Services - yapmedia.io/ Join Hala's LinkedIn Masterclass - yapmedia.io/course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
We are continuing our highlight on negotiating and gaining influence with an interview from Alex Carter! Whether you are closing a six-figure business deal or convincing your spouse to plan a vacation for the upcoming year, we are constantly negotiating, and you can apply negotiation tactics to any conversation to meet your intended outcome.  Alex Carter is a negotiation coach who works with Fortune 500 companies, the United Nations, and AmLaw 200. She helps companies refine their negotiation strategies by teaching them how to ask the right questions. Her highly-rated keynotes and workshops cover topics like strategic negotiation, self-advocacy, amplification, leadership, and executive presence.  In this episode of YAPClassic, Hala talks to Alex about how to nail any negotiation. They discuss the most common negotiation pitfalls and how to avoid them. Alex reveals why silence and emotions can be used as secret weapons during negotiations and why we shouldn’t try to avoid either one. She also reveals what questions you should ask yourself when preparing for a negotiation.  Topics Include: - How Alex found her talent in negotiation  - Why Alex wrote her book, Ask For More - Alex’s most intense negotiation  - Alex’s definition of negotiation  - Window vs. mirror question  - “Tell me”: the two magic words  - Landing the plane  - The power of silence  - Mirroring others  - The first steps of a negotiation  - Is it criticism or sexism?  - Avoiding common negotiation pitfalls  - Using feelings to your advantage  - And other topics… Alex Carter is an internationally-renowned negotiation coach who is passionate about helping people reach their full potential through refining their negotiation skills and knowing how to ask the right questions. She is a Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Mediation Clinic at Columbia Law School and a celebrated keynote speaker. She also offers digital courses that help individuals take their goals to the next level. She authored Wall Street Journal bestseller Ask For More: 10 Questions to Negotiate Anything, which outlines effective negotiation strategies that are applicable in any situation.  Resources Mentioned: YAP episode #86: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/86-negotiate-anything-with-alexandra-carter/id1368888880?i=1000496072628  Alex’s Book, Ask For More: https://alexcarterasks.com/book/  Alex’s Website: https://alexcarterasks.com/  Alex’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alexandrabcarter/  Alex’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/alexandrabcarter/  Sponsored By:  Invesco - Discover the possibilities at Invesco.com/ETFSolutions More About Young and Profiting Download Transcripts - youngandprofiting.com   Get Sponsorship Deals - youngandprofiting.com/sponsorships Leave a Review -  ratethispodcast.com/yap Watch Videos - youtube.com/c/YoungandProfiting Follow Hala Taha LinkedIn - linkedin.com/in/htaha/ Instagram - instagram.com/yapwithhala/ TikTok - tiktok.com/@yapwithhala Twitter - twitter.com/yapwithhala Learn more about YAP Media Agency Services - yapmedia.io/ Join Hala's LinkedIn Masterclass - yapmedia.io/course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Most people have had an inkling to start a YouTube channel, but don’t know what it takes to run and grow one. In fact, the average YouTube growth rate is 1,000 subscribers in 22 months. How do you build a sustainable channel that organically attracts consistent viewers? Evan Carmichael has been running an entrepreneurial YouTube channel since 2008. He has garnered over 3.5 million subscribers and 500 million total video views. His goal is to help 1 billion entrepreneurs.  In this episode of YAP Classic, Evan gives Hala some insider tips on building and growing a successful YouTube channel, such as designing engaging thumbnails, conducting split tests, and utilizing end cards. He talks about how to overcome shyness and anxiety as a content creator. Hala and Evan also discuss ways to eliminate negativity from your life and gain confidence in the face of insecurity.  Topics Include: - Evan’s goal of helping 1 billion entrepreneurs  - Purpose comes from Pain  - Learning from Bill Gates - Combining talent with hard work  - Evan’s advice for people who don’t believe in themselves - Eliminating negativity  - Continuing Zig Ziglar’s legacy  - Transitioning to YouTube - Evan’s YouTube growth strategies  - Overcoming awkwardness and anxiety  - Tips for building a popular YouTube channel - How to use an end card - What is a split test?  - Hacks for YouTube advertising  - How long should your YouTube videos be?  - And other topics… Evan Carmichael is an entrepreneurial coach, author, speaker, and venture capitalist. He hosts a popular entrepreneurial YouTube channel that boasts over 3.5 million followers, where he interviews top entrepreneurs like Tony Robbins, Ed Mylett, and Oprah Winfrey. He offers courses through his company, Evan Carmichael Communications Group. He has written four books, including Built to Serve and The Top 10 Rules for Success. Evan was named one of the World’s 40 Social Marketing talents by Forbes. He was also put on Inc.'s list of 100 Greatest Leadership Speakers and named one of their 25 Social Media Keynotes Speakers you Need to Know.  Resources Mentioned: YAP episode #60: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/young-and-profiting-with-hala-taha/id1368888880?i=1000469316006  Evan’s YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/ModelingTheMasters  Evan’s Books: https://www.amazon.com/Evan-Carmichael/e/B01JJZTIHM%3Fref=dbs_a_mng_rwt_scns_share  Evan’s Website: https://believe.evancarmichael.com/homepage  Evan’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/evancarmichael/?originalSubdomain=ca  Evan’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/evancarmichael/  Evan’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/evancarmichael?lang=en  Sponsored By:  Invesco - Discover the possibilities at Invesco.com/ETFSolutions More About Young and Profiting Download Transcripts - youngandprofiting.com   Get Sponsorship Deals - youngandprofiting.com/sponsorships Leave a Review -  ratethispodcast.com/yap Watch Videos - youtube.com/c/YoungandProfiting Follow Hala Taha LinkedIn - linkedin.com/in/htaha/ Instagram - instagram.com/yapwithhala/ TikTok - tiktok.com/@yapwithhala Twitter - twitter.com/yapwithhala Learn more about YAP Media Agency Services - yapmedia.io/ Join Hala's LinkedIn Masterclass - yapmedia.io/course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
One of the most common questions we ask ourselves is “am I happy?” Am I happy in this job? Am I happy in this relationship? Am I happy living in this city?  But what does happiness actually entail? How do we achieve true happiness?  When it comes to learning more about happiness, the best person to talk to is Arthur C. Brooks. Arthur is a social scientist who specializes in the science of human happiness. He is the bestselling author of 12 books that cover topics like human happiness and economic opportunity. He also hosts the “How to Build a Happy Life with Arthur Brooks” podcast and writes columns on happiness and human behavior for The Atlantic.  In this episode of YAP, Hala talks to Arthur about what true happiness consists of and why so many people are unhappy. They discuss how to turn trauma into happiness and healthy ways to manage negative emotions. Arthur also describes the difference between fluid and crystalized intelligence and why we should pivot from fluid to crystalized intelligence during the latter half of our lives in order to stay motivated and avoid burnout.  Topics Include: - Why did Arthur start studying happiness?  - Arthur’s inspiration for his book, The Plane Story - The myth of happiness - What happens when you turn 40? - Fluid vs. crystalized intelligence - Keeping our brains healthy  - 4 types of career  - Striver’s curse - What is happiness?  - The importance of finding your why  - Turning trauma and failure into happiness - Habits of the happiest people - Managing anger and other negative emotions - The beauty (and danger) of rumination  - And other topics… Arthur C. Brooks is a behavioral social scientist with a focus on human happiness. He is the William Henry Bloomberg Professor at the Harvard Kennedy School and Professor of Management Practice at the Harvard Business School. Before joining the Harvard faculty in 2019, he served as president of the American Enterprise Institute, one of the world’s leading think tanks. is the author of 12 books, including the #1 New York Times bestseller "From Strength to Strength.” He gives more than 100 speeches each year around the U.S., Europe, and Asia.  Alongside his podcast and his articles in The Atlantic, Arthur served as the subject of the 2019 documentary film “The Pursuit,” which Variety named one of the “Best Documentaries on Netflix” in August 2019. He was also selected as one of Fortune’s “50 World’s Greatest Leaders.”  Resources Mentioned: Arthur’s Articles in The Atlantic: https://www.theatlantic.com/author/arthur-c-brooks/  The “How to Build a Happy Life with Arthur Brooks” Podcast: https://arthurbrooks.com/podcast/  Arthur’s Books: https://arthurbrooks.com/books/  Arthur’s Website: https://arthurbrooks.com/  Arthur’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/arthur-c-brooks/ Arthur’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/arthurbrooks  Arthur’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/arthurcbrooks/ Arthur’s Instagram: https://www.facebook.com/ArthurBrooks/ Sponsored By:  Titan - Head to Titan.com/YAP and get a free $25 investment into another one of Titan’s portfolios Delta Air Lines - Visit delta.com/travelwell to learn more. Shopify - Sign up for a free trial at shopify.com/profiting Indeed - Visit Indeed.com/YAP to start hiring now. More About Young and Profiting Download Transcripts - youngandprofiting.com   Get Sponsorship Deals - youngandprofiting.com/sponsorships Leave a Review -  ratethispodcast.com/yap Watch Videos - youtube.com/c/YoungandProfiting Follow Hala Taha LinkedIn - linkedin.com/in/htaha/ Instagram - instagram.com/yapwithhala/ TikTok - tiktok.com/@yapwithhala Twitter - twitter.com/yapwithhala Learn more about YAP Media Agency Services - yapmedia.io/ Join Hala's LinkedIn Masterclass - yapmedia.io/course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
We’re told from a young age that we should follow our dreams and do what we love. However, too many people give up after their first roadblock or abandon their dreams altogether. When we leave our passions behind or stop trying, we are building an unfulfilling life for ourselves.  What does it look like to follow your dreams, even if those dreams keep changing?  Hala Taha is the perfect example of somebody who reached for the stars in everything she did, and sometimes fell right back where she started. Instead of giving up, she adjusted her path with the skills she acquired and built a new dream for herself.  Now, she’s her own boss with a thriving company and she hosts the #1 Education podcast across all platforms.  In this YAP Replay, the host of the Follow Your Dream podcast, Robert Miller, talks to Hala about how she rebuilt her life again and again. They discuss the rejections she has faced in her career and what led her to make specific career choices and pivots. They also talk about how Hala’s life is calming down after half a decade of hustling.  Topics Include: - How it feels for Hala to be living her dreams  - Hala’s start at HOT97 - Why did Hala leave HOT97?  - The Sorority of Hip Hop  - Hala’s experience with MTV - Working at Hewlett-Packard alongside getting her MBA  - How her tech skills accelerated her career - Starting Young And Profiting podcast and YAP Media  - What’s next for Hala?  - And other topics… Hala Taha is the host of Young and Profiting Podcast, frequently ranked as a #1 Education podcast across all apps. Hala is also the CEO of YAP Media, a full-service social media and podcast marketing agency for top podcasters, celebrities, and CEOs. She is well-known for her engaged following and influence on Linkedin, and she landed the January 2021 cover of Podcast Magazine. Robert Miller is a musician and host of the Follow Your Dream podcast. His band, Project Grand Slam, has released 11 albums, including a Billboard #1. They’ve streamed to over 50,000 Facebook fans and they’ve opened for several major artists, including Edgar Winters, Blues Traveler, Boney Jones, and Mindi Abair.  His podcast, Follow Your Dream, has a five-star rating with listeners in 200 countries. He also wrote the Follow Your Dream handbook to accompany the Follow Your Dream podcast, an Amazon #1 Bestseller that inspires people to reach for the stars.  Sponsored By: The Jordan Harbinger Show - Search for The Jordan Harbinger Show (that’s H-A-R-B-(as in boy)-I-N-(as in nancy)-G-E-R) on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts Connect With Robert Miller: Project Grand Slam: https://www.projectgrandslam.com/  Follow Your Dream Podcast: https://www.followyourdreampodcast.com/  The PGS Store: https://thepgsstore.com/  More About Young and Profiting Download Transcripts - youngandprofiting.com   Get Sponsorship Deals - youngandprofiting.com/sponsorships Leave a Review -  ratethispodcast.com/yap Watch Videos - youtube.com/c/YoungandProfiting Follow Hala Taha LinkedIn - linkedin.com/in/htaha/ Instagram - instagram.com/yapwithhala/ TikTok - tiktok.com/@yapwithhala Twitter - twitter.com/yapwithhala Learn more about YAP Media Agency Services - yapmedia.io/ Join Hala's LinkedIn Masterclass - yapmedia.io/course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
The rise of social media has made it easier than ever to seek out other job opportunities. Hence, countless people are seeing all that the job market has to offer and they’re leaving their jobs to pursue something that is better aligned with their personal values.  When it comes to value alignment in the workplace, there are few people as knowledgeable as Kathryn Minshew. Kathryn’s goal is to help people find careers that are aligned with their preferences and hobbies and assist companies in solidifying their company culture in order to attract the right employees. In this episode, Kathryn and Hala discuss some hot topics in career news, like quiet quitting and shift shock. They talk about how to pull yourself out of burnout at work and what it means to work in alignment with your values. Additionally, Kathryn explains how to evaluate a company’s culture before working there and how to know when it’s time to quit your current job.  Topics Include: - Kathryn’s early passion for politics and international relations  - The effects of The Great Resignation  - The shifting power dynamic between workers and employers  - Quiet quitting  - The two approaches to work  - Pulling yourself out of burnout at work  - Shift shocks  - How to evaluate company culture  - The cost of quitting  - How do you know when to quit your job?  - Refining your résumé - And other topics… Kathryn Minshew is the co-founder and CEO of The Muse, which supports over 75 million people looking to build fulfilling careers and helps employers attract employees that align with their organization’s core values. The Muse was named one of Fast Company’s 50 Most Innovative Companies worldwide and the #3 Most Innovate Company for Enterprise. Prior to starting The Muse, Kathryn assisted in introducing the HPV Vaccine in Rwanda with the Clinton Health Access Initiative.  She released her first novel, The New Rules of Work, in 2017, which helps its readers land a job that aligns with their values through quick exercises, personal advice, and actionable tips. It was a Wall Street Journal national bestseller. Resources Mentioned: The Muse’s Website: https://www.themuse.com/  Kathryn’s Book, The New Rules of Work: https://www.kminshew.com/book-the-new-rules-of-work  Kathryn’s Website: https://www.kminshew.com/  Kathryn’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kathryn-minshew/ Kathryn’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kminshew/  Kathryn’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/kmin  Kathryn’s Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/minshew Sponsored By:  JustWorks - Take a look at Justworks' transparent pricing by visiting justworks.com/pricing  Sabio - Go to sabio.la/yap and save $125 on your total bootcamp cost Ethos - Go to ethoslife.com/YAP to get your free life insurance quote today Shopify - Sign up for a free trial at shopify.com/profiting More About Young and Profiting Download Transcripts - youngandprofiting.com   Get Sponsorship Deals - youngandprofiting.com/sponsorships Leave a Review -  ratethispodcast.com/yap Watch Videos - youtube.com/c/YoungandProfiting Follow Hala Taha LinkedIn - linkedin.com/in/htaha/ Instagram - instagram.com/yapwithhala/ TikTok - tiktok.com/@yapwithhala Twitter - twitter.com/yapwithhala Learn more about YAP Media Agency Services - yapmedia.io/ Join Hala's LinkedIn Masterclass - yapmedia.io/course Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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ActuallyPinch

Great Episode ... Keep up the good work

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Henry Suryawirawan

Great episode! Love the energy and insights!

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wow, i must say Hala is doing an amazing work with great confidence. worth listening to. i have become your fan ..... keep up the good work.

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I love how the host gives the speaker new talking points and space to answer (no interruption)

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Every single word in this podcast & in Brad's book is GOLD! Thank you soooooo much for having such a wonderful person on the show Hala❤ Right now I'm recovering from a major burnout & this book is just what I needed. Now I'm planning my life based on it. Reading it makes me feel like I'm being understood and helped. Can't thank you guys enough!

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Without a doubt, this is the most inspiring podcast out there! It's always the first one I recommend.

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Katherine Castro

I'm feeling motivated already! Absolutely HAVE to start a confidence journal...

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