DiscoverYoung and Profiting with Hala Taha#147: How To Shine with Vinnie Potestivo
#147: How To Shine with Vinnie Potestivo

#147: How To Shine with Vinnie Potestivo

Update: 2021-12-272


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In today’s episode, we are chatting with Vinnie Potestivo, industry-leading media and talent innovator and podcast host. He is widely known for his inclusive and impactful approach to brand building and personal brand development. He is also the host of “I Have A Podcast,” which is a collection of conversations with celebrities and creatives who aim to inspire us in our everyday lives.

With over 25 years of experience, he and his teams have become well-trusted connectors who sell, develop, produce, launch, distribute, and amplify some of the most talked-about original series & talent brands in modern pop culture. Through the use of original content, Vinnie has helped elevate the personal brands of Mandy Moore, Ashton Kutcher, Jessica Simpson, Ashlee Simpson, Tyrese Gibson, Lauren Conrad, Diane von Furstenberg, Rob Lowe, and more.

In this episode, we talk about how Vinnie landed in the entertainment industry, his time at MTV, and the notion of being a celebrity. We’ll also discuss Vinnie’s advice for standing out online, why he left TV for podcasting, and the personality traits that make people naturally shine. If you’re into pop culture, celebrities, and the entertainment industry, you won’t want to miss this episode!

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02:38 - How Vinnie Got Into The Entertainment Industry

06:21 - The Different Careers In Entertainment

15:07 - Why Vinnie Left MTV

21:01 - Can Anyone Be A Celebrity?

24:17 - How to Become More Visible and Stand Out Online

31:53 - The Importance of Planting The Seed

35:54 - Why Vinnie Left TV For Podcasting

42:09 - Personality Traits That Make People Shine

46:03 - Vinnie’s New Podcast

47:13 - Vinnie’s Secret to Profiting in Life

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#147: How To Shine with Vinnie Potestivo

#147: How To Shine with Vinnie Potestivo

Hala Taha