Learning from Smart People

Business & Economics Podcasts

It's impossible to be an expert on everything. Learning from the experts helps us gain an understanding of how to be better at the tasks we undertake. On "Learning from Smart People" you'll gather knowledge from the people with the expertise!

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United States

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It's impossible to be an expert on everything. Learning from the experts helps us gain an understanding of how to be better at the tasks we undertake. On "Learning from Smart People" you'll gather knowledge from the people with the expertise!

Twitter:

@LFSPPodcast

Language:

English


Episodes

181 John Louizes: How to Scale Your Business

10/31/2022
John Louizes talks about how to scale your business on this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast with Rob Oliver. John is the owner and proprietor of Zeno’s taffy and ice cream shop. It is the world’s most famous taffy. He has expanded from a single store with 3 employees to 9 stores with over 50 employees. A super interesting guy, you will enjoy this interview and learn from it. Here are some of the main points as John Louizes and Rob Oliver talk about how to scale your...

Duration:00:34:40

180 Rob Kessler: How to Find Your Niche in Business

10/20/2022
Rob Kessler talks about how to find your niche in business on this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast with Rob Oliver. Kessler is the inventor of the Million Dollar Collar. In this episode, he talks about why he invented the collar and shares his entrepreneurial journey. As an entrepreneur, you will relate to some of his experiences and learn from others. Here are some of the topics covered as Rob Oliver and Rob Kessler talk about how to find your niche in business: ·...

Duration:00:30:05

179 Drew Donaldson: How to Become More Strategic in Your Marketing

10/13/2022
You will learn how to become more strategic in your marketing from Drew Donaldson during this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast with Rob Oliver. Drew is a strategist, coach and consultant. His company, GroHaus, helps businesses become competent, strategic, and efficient in their marketing. He is also part of an organization that protects children from online threats. If you are looking for insights into how to improve your marketing, this is the episode for you. Here are...

Duration:00:35:52

178 Cathy Nesbitt: How to Take Care of Yourself and the Planet

10/6/2022
We hear about how to take care of yourself and the planet from Cathy Nesbitt on this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast with Rob Oliver. Cathy practices laughter yoga and is an expert in vermiculture. What is vermiculture? You will have to listen to the episode to find out! Cathy is an award-winning environmental innovator who encourages people to live a more sustainable life. Here are some of the topics that Cathy Nesbitt and Rob Oliver covered in their discussion of how to...

Duration:00:30:29

177 Doug Noll: How to Increase Your Emotional Competency

9/29/2022
Today’s topic is how to increase your emotional competency from Doug Noll on the Learning from Smart People Podcast with Rob Oliver. Doug was born with multiple disabilities and learned to overcome those. Today, he is a world-class mediator and peacemaker. His story is fascinating and I’m sure you are going to learn from what he has to say. Here are several key points as Doug Noll and Rob Oliver discuss how to increase your emotional competency: · Doug has a background as a lawyer where he...

Duration:00:32:56

176 Lindsey Lerner: How to Start or Grow a Business

9/22/2022
We learn how to start or grow a business with Lindsey Lerner on this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast with Rob Oliver. Lindsey is a business development expert. She has a passion for community building and social entrepreneurship. During the conversation you will hear about how she started her first company while she was in college. She is all about developing partnerships, brand alliances and collaborative efforts. Here are some of the main points as Rob Oliver and Lindsey...

Duration:00:29:46

175 Stephen Shortt: How to Successfully Transition Leadership in Family (and other) Businesses

9/15/2022
We learn how to successfully transition leadership in family businesses and other businesses from Stephen Shortt on this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast with Rob Oliver. As someone who has spent his entire life working in 2 family businesses, he knows the ups and downs of successfully transitioning between generations. What he learned applies to businesses beyond family businesses but that’s where he started and learned. Here are some key points as Stephen Shortt and Rob...

Duration:00:32:10

174 Eric Williams: How to Improve Your Marketing (and Leadership)

9/8/2022
Eric Williams shares how to improve your marketing and leadership in this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast with Rob Oliver. Eric Williams is a certified business coach and marketing expert. He understands that many entrepreneurs and small business owners go into business to pursue something they are passionate about, not many go into business because they have the desire to RUN a business. Using a variety of tools, he helps his clients to better engage their target audience...

Duration:00:34:30

173 2 Year Anniversary Re-release of Ron Swauger Interview

4/14/2022
Ron Swauger is the General Sales Manager at Riverview Chevrolet. He joined us today on “Learning from Smart People” to talk about the difference between Price and Value. His insights were on point and are relevant for anyone involved in sales, marketing or customer service. If you are looking to get a car with great value and a low price, you can contact Ron at Riverview Chevrolet. 412-751-2900 http://www.RiverviewChevy.com The restaurant Ron mentioned is Arlechinno’s in McMurray. Check...

Duration:00:31:07

172 Anastasia Lipske: How to Grow Your Brand with Podcast Guesting

4/8/2022
We learn how to grow your brand with podcast guesting from Anastasia Lipske on this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast with Rob Oliver. Anastasia founded a full-service speaking and podcast Guest booking company. Our organization helps clients find the right audience where they can share their expertise. Here are some of the major points that Anastasia Lipske shared about how to grow your brand with podcast guesting: · The concept of paying someone to find places where you...

Duration:00:34:41

171 Todd Randall: How to Create a Business that Supports Your Lifestyle

3/31/2022
Today, we learn how to create a business that supports your lifestyle from Todd Randall. He joined Rob Oliver on this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast from his office in Florida. Todd knows what he’s talking about. He is the CEO of eight organizations and has annual revenue of $6 million plus. As a result, he travels extensively pursuing his hobby of playing polo. His businesses are all set up to allow for remote management. Here are some of the topics Rob Oliver and Todd...

Duration:00:31:30

170 Leslie Hassler: How to Grow Your Business and Reach Your Goals

3/24/2022
In this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast, Leslie Hassler talks with Rob Oliver about how to grow your business and reach your goals. She is a speaker, author and business strategist. Leslie helps women-owned, service-based industries to achieve more profits, cash flow and success. Her proprietary method is called the Scaling Rich™ method. Here are some of the major points covered as Rob Oliver and Leslie Hassler talk about how to grow your business and reach your goals: ·...

Duration:00:32:27

169 Graham Brown: How to Build Your Brand

3/17/2022
Graham Brown joins Rob Oliver in this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast to talk about how to build your brand. Graham is an authority on podcasts. He has founded a podcast agency called Pikkal & company. (It’s pronounced like “pickle”, you will learn that as you listen to the podcast! I forgot to ask him before we started.) In this episode, we talk about brand building and podcasting. Here are some of the topics that Rob Oliver and Graham Brown talk about in this episode of...

Duration:00:32:20

168 Alison Proffit: How to Bring More Joy into What You Do (and How You Do It!)

3/10/2022
In this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast with Rob Oliver, we hear how to bring more joy into what you do and how you do it from Alison Proffit. Alison is a life and business coach based in Colorado. As you will learn, she has had some ups and downs in her life and her business which have given her tremendous insights. She works with people in their pursuit of joy. Here are some of the topics covered as Alison Proffit shares how to bring more joy into what you do and how you...

Duration:00:34:19

167 Jill Lublin: How to Get Publicity for Yourself and Your Business

3/3/2022
In this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast with Rob Oliver, we learn how to get publicity for yourself and your business from Jill Lublin. Jill is a best-selling author and international speaker. She hosts a publicity crash that helps her clients to obtain publicity. She also helps authors obtain book deals and foreign rights agreements. I have personally learned a great deal from her. Here are some of the topics covered as Jill Lublin and Rob Oliver talk about how to get...

Duration:00:31:00

166 Sandra Lane: How to Organize Your Life and Business

2/24/2022
In this episode you’ll learn how to organize your life and business as Rob Oliver talks with Sandra Lane on the Learning from Smart People Podcast. Sandra is based here in Pittsburgh and helps her clients, and their businesses, elevate their productivity and focus on what really matters. Her tips are practical and apply whether you are working from home or in the office. Here are several of the key points that Sandra Lane and Rob Oliver covered as they talked about how to organize your life...

Duration:00:34:11

165 Dave Friedman: How to Live on Purpose and with Passion

2/18/2022
On this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast with Rob Oliver, we hear from Dave Friedman who tells us how to live on purpose and with passion. Dave is a coach that works with entrepreneurs and leaders. His goal is to help people become a better version of themselves. Here are a few of the topics that Rob Oliver and Dave Friedman covered on this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast: · Dave’s background, having five different careers and learning from all of them to...

Duration:00:29:13

164 Dustin Magaziner: How to Grow Your Business

2/10/2022
In this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast, Rob Oliver interviews Dustin Magaziner about how to grow your business. Dustin is the CEO of PayBright, a company that provides merchant services (credit card processing.) PayBright differentiates itself by doing business the right way and as a result is in the top 1% of fastest growing companies in that sector. You will learn about merchant services, but more importantly you’ll learn from Dustin Magaziner about how he grew his own...

Duration:00:30:54

163 Gabe Nelson: How to Utilize a Financial Advisor

2/3/2022
Rob Oliver talks with Gabe Nelson about how to utilize a financial advisor in this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast. Gabe specializes in helping entrepreneurs and solopreneurs understand finances and set themselves up to live the life they want. In addition to being a financial advisor, he is a father and husband. Throughout this episode, he talks about how to build a relationship with your financial advisor and the benefits that come with that relationship both personally...

Duration:00:31:53

162 Barbie Wharton: How to Use Your Voice, Follow Your Heart and Live!

1/27/2022
In this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast with Rob Oliver we learn how to use your voice, follow your heart and live from Barbie Wharton. Barbie has a variety of thoughts and wisdom to share that come from her life including being an entrepreneur and reassessing her life when she experienced Bell’s palsy. It’s a fascinating story and one we can all learn from! Here are some of the points that Barbie Wharton and Rob Oliver discussed during this episode of the Learning from...

Duration:00:34:12