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In this podcast, we feature stories from highly successful experts who have built impressive influence and business success through the use of Profitable Happiness principles. For a recurring conversation on MINDSET, MARKETING, and MOTIVATION, subscribe to the PROFITABLE HAPPINESS® Podcast with Dr. Pelè.

In this podcast, we feature stories from highly successful experts who have built impressive influence and business success through the use of Profitable Happiness principles. For a recurring conversation on MINDSET, MARKETING, and MOTIVATION, subscribe to the PROFITABLE HAPPINESS® Podcast with Dr. Pelè.


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In this podcast, we feature stories from highly successful experts who have built impressive influence and business success through the use of Profitable Happiness principles. For a recurring conversation on MINDSET, MARKETING, and MOTIVATION, subscribe to the PROFITABLE HAPPINESS® Podcast with Dr. Pelè.






238: Highly Paid Expert Positioning, With Debbie Allen

As an expert, how do you stand out in today's noisy online business landscape? How do you craft a message, build a business, and attract your ideal clients when everyone is standing on a mountaintop with megaphones, screaming that they can do everything you say you can do...only 10x better and with less work. As an expert in today's world, how do you get heard above the noise of social media? Despite the difficulties of cutting through the cacophony in today's online world, there is an...


237: Strengths-Based Leadership and Team Coaching, With Micah Lorenc

One of the most powerful experiences a professional can have is to take a personality and strengths assessment that shows them how others see them, how they show up in the world, and how their proclivities, behaviors, and personalities are directly related to their personal and business outcomes. In this episode, we meet ICF, Gallup, and StrengthsFinder Certified Coach Micah Lorenc. In his work as an Expert facilitator and leadership / team development mentor, Micah helps startup founders...


236: Turning-Point Coaching, With Sylvia Worsham

When the sky is cloudy and the world feels bleak; when times are hard and one wants to give up; when all we think we have left is gloom; how and from where do we find the belief systems and strategies that can lift and sustain us? In this episode we meet author, certified Speaker, Trainer, and Turning Points Coach Sylvia Worsham whose lived experiences have brought her to a place of complete conviction for help others. Today, using wisdom and techniques from her book—Journey To Me—she...


235: Finding Fulfillment and Balance, With Coach Jayme Shiarla

Far too many of us have decided (knowingly or unknowingly) that ... "we will be happy ... WHEN ... " However, as most of us have learned over time that WAITING to be happy someday WHEN we get this or that material result is a recipe for pain and disaster. In this episode, we are privileged to meet and learn from certified Mindset and Transformation Coach Jayme Shiarla. Coach Jayme has 'walked the walk' in her own life and experiences and is passionate about helping the workaholic—and...


234: Building B2B FAME through Podcasting, With Tom Hunt

How do you stand out in a crowded world of social media content? Do you write more blogs? Do you advertise? Do you stand on top of a mountain and scream? Our next guest—jokingly—has no problems with any of those strategies, as long as you do it alongside one of the most powerful 'Trojan Horse' strategies for B2B business development we have today: Podcasting. In this episode, we meet Tom Hunt, Founder of FAME, where he leads a team that starts and grows the world's most profitable podcasts...


232: Introducing Profitable Happiness, With Dr. Pelè

What do you REALLY, REALLY want? If You Wish To Achieve Your Goals, You Must Awaken The Hidden Science Of Success Within You. Profitable Happiness is a LinkedIn, YouTube, and Facebook channel devoted to featuring the very best thought leaders who teach and exemplify the principles of Profitable Happiness.


233: Spotlight: Change Your Paradigm, Change Your Life, With Bob Proctor

"When you understand paradigms, you'll understand why brilliant people do silly things. Why is it that people who are absolutely brilliant, stay broke? Why is it that people with wonderful formal educations seem to have dumb jobs?" — Bob Proctor In this episode, we hear the wisdom of Bob Proctor!


231: Rewiring Your Brain For Happiness, With Rebecca Heiss

WHAT STOPS YOU FROM BEING HAPPY? Failure? Rejection? Looking foolish? We all carry these fears, but they don't have to hold us back from living full, happy, productive lives. In this episode, we meet Dr. Rebecca Heiss, keynote speaker, thought leader, and author of the book, INSTINCT. Dr. Heiss is also the founder of 'Year of Happy', an online, science-backed program and learning experience to help you find happy. My Favorite Quotes from Dr. Rebecca Heiss in this episode,...


228: Understanding Employee Experience From A CEO's Perspective, With Jim Smith

Ready to take the gloves off of the Employee Experience conversation at your organization? Well, according to Human Capital thought-leader Jim Smith, "there are two types of Employee Engagement / Employee Experience (EE/EX) initiatives: the ones HR and the experts lead that make no difference whatsoever, and the ones CEOs lead that positively impacts both employees and investors." In this episode, we deliver on the promise of some tough-love words from Jim Smith, a true warrior in the...


229: Turning Employees Into Customer Magnets, With Jill Raff

According to Customer/Employee Experience expert, Jill Raff: "There’s a simple mistake most companies make that leads to lost customers and lost profits. Most companies have one MAJOR misconception that leads to lower customer satisfaction, poor ratings, and ultimately going out of business. They think that a good customer experience starts with the customer...In reality, it starts with your employees!" In this episode, we meet Jill Raff who is the Authority on EX2CX™, Employee...


230. The Link Between Mental Health and Employee Engagement, With Katie Urtnowski

Studies have shown that a majority of today's employees would feel more motivated at work as well as proud to recommend their companies if their employers took more of an active role in supporting Mental Wellbeing. In this episode, we meet Katie Urtnowski, Vice President of People and Culture at the CNY Group, who is passionate about the important link between mental health and employee engagement. The best way to connect with Katie Urtnowski online is: LinkedIn:...


227: Engaging Employees Through Strategic Communication, With Jon Stemmle and Mark Dollins

Not capital, not innovation, not even products or services. Perhaps the single most important business lever any organization has, is engaged employees. Without them, nothing works. In this episode, we meet Jon Stemmle and Mark Dollins, co-authors of the book: 'Engaging Employees Through Strategic Communication.' My Favorite Quotes from Jon and Mark in this episode, (paraphrased): “Employee Engagement is NOT a boring academic topic!” “Engaged employees are CRITICAL for business...


225: Rewarding And Recognizing Employees, With Dr. Bob Nelson

In today's volatile business climate, it has become increasingly difficult to attract, retain, and engage valuable employees. As leaders scramble for solutions to improve company performance, they usually end up considering the thorny question of how to build an inspired workplace culture. Thankfully, there are several answers for inspiring and engaging employees, but perhaps the most powerfully supported by research is the use of employee rewards and recognition. In this episode, we meet...


226: Linking The Customer And Employee Experience, With Dr. Rick Garlick

Arguably, it has become increasingly clear that in today's business landscape, the average company's 'customer experience' could use some improvement. Similarly, within companies, it can be argued that the 'employee experience' could also use some improvement. The common thread here lies in the word 'experience'. How do companies make customers and employees 'feel' as they interact with them over their business relationship lifecycles? And more importantly, what can they do to improve these...


223: Getting UNSTUCK At Work, With Lia Garvin

After all that we've learned at work about technical skills, ability, intelligence, and even talent, it turns out that getting ahead still boils down to how well we can deal with PEOPLE ... doesn't it? Well, within the 'people' context—especially in today's 'new normal'—workplaces are experiencing significant change and transition. The key question many of us have is this: how do we set ourselves up for 'people' success in these trying times? In this episode, we meet Lia Garvin, executive...


224: The Future-Ready Leader, With Jacob Morgan

Let's do a quick thought experiment. Call three of your colleagues and ask them for a definition of leadership. Here's my guess: you'll get more than three different answers back! This points to an interesting paradox. So many of us may have different ways of describing leadership, and yet, very few organizations have done the hard work of defining, identifying, and training the ranks of their employees to understand that 'leadership' is more than a title; it is something you do, and it...


222. Optimizing The Employee Experience, With Josephine Monberg

Do today’s Millenium and Generation ‘Z’ employees care only about getting a paycheck? Or do they require something more intangible to be fully motivated to achieve their very best? In this episode, we were delighted to have this question addressed in excellent detail by Josephine Monberg, Head of Culture and Communication, Global Industry and Value Advisory at SAP, one of the world’s largest enterprise software companies. My Favorite Quotes from Josephine in this episode,...


221: Welcome To Generation Brand, With Irina Soriano

In today's chaotic business landscape, the concept—and importance—of a personal and professional brand is familiar to most people. Yet, how do we develop one that encompasses every stage of our entire lives? How do we develop a 'life brand' that is accompanied with the confidence and tools to successfully navigate relationships and careers throughout our lives? In this episode, we meet Irina Soriano, Author of 'Generation Brand' and Vice President of Enablement at Seismic, a leading...


220: Insightful And Impactful Marketing-On-Demand, With Monique de Maio

In today's fast-paced, virtual business landscape, it is entirely possible that an organization's best resource for certain core functions are to be found externally. This is where the value of fractional or on-demand services and expertise comes into play. In this episode, we meet Monique de Maio, the Founder and CMO of onDemandCMO, a marketing consultancy that provides insightful and impactful marketing--on demand. The best ways to connect with Monique de Maio online are: Website:...


219: Building World-Class Sales Organizations, With Alice Heiman

One of the greatest and most self-evident truths in an organization is that Sales is a primary lever of business success. Without great sales, you can't achieve a great and profitable organization. Yet one requirement for achieving great sales that is often overlooked is the influence of leadership mindset on the personal and human tone of a sales organization. When this human requirement is working well at the CEO level, it will naturally trickle down throughout the organization so that...