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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!

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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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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English


Episodes

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

161 Caterina Rando: How to Uplift Yourself Through a Successful Business

1/20/2022
Caterina Rando shares how to uplift yourself through a successful business on this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast with Rob Oliver. Caterina is a woman on a mission. Her goal is to empower female entrepreneurs and small business owners but the information she shares is beneficial for all! Her specialties are sales, speaking and strategies. She has some practical and powerful insights. As you listen, you will be learning from a smart person. Here are some of the topics...

Duration:00:33:47

160 Michael Davis: How to Improve Your Business Story Telling

1/13/2022
In this episode we learn how to improve your business story telling. Michael Davis joins Rob Oliver on the Learning from Smart People Podcast. A former financial planner, Michael learned a great deal about the power of presentations through his own mistakes. He believes that great speakers are not born, they are made. His current work is helping people overcome their fear, anxiety and negative experiences to become confident and influential speakers. Here are several of the topics covered...

Duration:00:33:46

159 Joie Cheng: How to Grow Your Business with a Book

1/6/2022
My guest, Joie Cheng, talks about how to grow your business with a book on this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast with Rob Oliver. She is the Queen of Transformational Book Publishing. She encourages people to share their stories because as we share, we heal ourselves and we heal the world around us. If you have ever thought about writing a nonfiction book, you need to listen to this episode has Joie Cheng shares her story as well as some keen insights on writing, publishing...

Duration:00:34:16

157 Rikki Quintana: How to Build a Fair-Trade Business

12/23/2021
If you’ve wondered how to build a fair-trade business, Rob Oliver’s interview with Rikki Quintana on this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast is what you’re looking for. She is working with the Hoon Artisans of Tajikistan. Her organization works with the artists in Tajikistan to market their creations in the North American market. Also, they strive to ensure that the artisans are being paid a fair, equitable and livable wage. Here are some of the topics covered in this...

Duration:00:32:22

156 Patrick Murakami: How to Exceed Your Own Expectations

12/16/2021
Rob Oliver talked with Patrick Murakami about how to exceed your own expectations on this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast. Patrick is a serial entrepreneur who grew up in a lower middle-class family and figured he would stay there for the rest of his life. His tagline is “Self Slaughter to Million Dollar!” He has gone from having an unpurposed life to now making up for lost time. Here are some of the key points that Patrick Murakami and Rob Oliver brought out as they...

Duration:00:31:04

155 Jennifer Yan: How to 10 X Your Business Using Less Time and Money

12/9/2021
Jennifer Yan talks about how to 10 X your business using less time and money on this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast with Rob Oliver. Jennifer Yan is the founder of Seven Figure Shift, an organization that helps business owners to increase their profits efficiently. She is based out of San Francisco, California. Here are some of the topics covered as Jennifer Yan and Rob Oliver talk about how to grow your business using less time and money: · Software engineering taught...

Duration:00:30:12

154 Stacey Hawthorne: How to Use Polygraph Testing in Your Business

12/2/2021
Stacey Hawthorne talks to Rob Oliver about how to use polygraph testing in your business on this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast. A former police detective with 31 years of experience on the job, Stacey is a certified polygraph examiner from Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. She shares how polygraph testing can be used in a variety of ways besides law enforcement. Her story is fascinating. Additionally, we salute her for years of service in keeping our communities safe. Here are...

Duration:00:31:04

153 Lesley Hensell: How to Become an Online Retailer

11/25/2021
Rob Oliver chats with Lesley Hensell about how to become an online retailer in this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast. Lesley is the cofounder of Riverbend Consulting, a company that helps sellers on Amazon and other e-commerce platforms. She has years of experience and a great back story about why she decided to do this. Welcome to the Thanksgiving episode! Here are some of the topics covered as Rob Oliver and Lesley Hensell talk about how to become an online retailer: ·...

Duration:00:20:18

152 Scott Ballard: How to Use Your Limitations as Advantages

11/18/2021
Rob Oliver talks with Scott Ballard about how to use your limitations as advantages on this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast. Scott’s experience as a child with dyslexia in a world that did not understand him or see to accommodate him gives great insight into the stigma, adversity, putdowns and obstacles that each of us face in our lives. The question is, do we believe the lie or do we see the opportunity and potential successes? Here are some of the high points from Rob...

Duration:00:26:29

151 Leisa Reid: How to Get Ready, Get Booked, and Get Selling from Speaking

11/11/2021
Today’s smart person is Leisa Reid who talks about how to get ready, get booked and get selling from speaking. She is a speaker who has personally booked and delivered over 500 presentations. She works with entrepreneurs to show them how to get their message heard so that they can make a massive impact on the people who can benefit from their expertise. Here are some of the items that Leisa Reid and Rob Oliver discussed on this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast: · Leisa’s...

Duration:00:29:31

150 Wanda Allen: How to Improve Sales Through Follow-up

11/4/2021
In this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast, Wanda Allen talked about how to improve sales through follow-up. Rob Oliver asks her about her background and the conversation from their covers this uncomfortable and feared topic. Wanda Allen says that follow-up is one of the major obstacles to more sales. Here are a few of the major points from the Rob Oliver’s conversation with Wanda Allen about how to improve sales through follow-up: · Wanda’s back story of starting as a...

Duration:00:25:52

149 Julie Guest: How to Create a Client Stampede

10/28/2021
On this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast, Rob Oliver talks with Julie Guest about how to create a client stampede. Julie is a marketing advisor for companies around the world. She is a regular contributor to media sources such as Forbes, the New York Times and Entrepreneur Magazine. You will hear about how her entrepreneurial journey started when she was in high school. Her book is called “The Client Stampede”. Here are some of the topics covered in this conversation...

Duration:00:36:43

148 Michelle Teague: How to Communicate More Effectively

10/21/2021
Today’s Smart Person is Michelle Teague who talks about how to communicate more effectively during this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast with Rob Oliver. She is a speaker and communication expert based in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. Here are some of the key elements of this conversation between Michelle Teague and Rob Oliver on the Learning from Smart People Podcast: · Michelle’s back story of coming from academia to corporate to entrepreneurship · The problem of promoting...

Duration:00:32:57

147 Jen Thornton: How to Leverage the Neuroscience of the Brain

10/14/2021
Today we learn about how to leverage the neuroscience of the brain with consultant and speaker Jen Thornton. She is the owner of 304 Coaching which helps leaders build strategies that lead to exponential growth. Based in Texas, she shares an interesting viewpoint and some practical guidelines for dealing with the neuroscience of fear during her interview with Rob Oliver on this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast. Here are several of the points that emerged during the...

Duration:00:31:45

146 Angie: How to Start and Grow Your Own Podcast

10/7/2021
Angie (with only one name) joined Rob Oliver to talk about how to start and grow your own podcast on the Learning from Smart People Podcast. Originally from Belgium, she now lives in the UK. She is both a podcast host and a mentor to aspiring podcasters. She provides practical strategies as well as affordable suggestions for equipment. Here are a few of the highlights to listen for in this conversation between Angie and Rob Oliver on the Learning from Smart People Podcast: · How Angie...

Duration:00:33:50

145 Nancy Giere: How to Improve Your Business Through Online Learning

9/30/2021
On this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast, Rob Oliver talks to Nancy Giere about how to improve your business through online learning. Nancy shows how online learning is effective for lead generation, employee retention and performance improvement. Her insights into online learning are simple, practical and profound! Here are a few points to listen for in this conversation between Nancy Giere and Rob Oliver on the Learning from Smart People Podcast: You can find out more...

Duration:00:49:27

144 Gee Ranasinha: How to Evaluate Your Marketing

9/23/2021
On this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast, Rob Oliver talks with Gee Ranasinha about how to evaluate your marketing. Gee has been in the marketing field for many years. He helped found a marketing agency that helps entrepreneurs and small business owners. Additionally, he is a professor at a European business school. Here are some of the high points from Rob Oliver and Gee Ranasinha’s discussion on the Learning from Smart People Podcast: · Gee Ranasinha’s back story and...

Duration:02:10:48

143 Kelly Cooper: How to Create an Inclusive Environment in Your Organization

9/16/2021
On this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast, Kelly Cooper shares how to create an inclusive environment in your organization. With her background in male-dominated fields, she has the insights to explain how to do it and why (and it’s not just because it’s the right thing to do, she explains why it makes financial sense as well.) Here are some highlights from Rob Oliver’s conversation with Kelly Cooper on the Learning from Smart People Podcast: · Applying principles of...

Duration:02:07:31

142 Joe Balestrino: How to Use Online Paid Advertising Without Going Broke

9/9/2021
The guest on this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast is Joe Balestrino who talks about how to use online paid advertising without going broke. Joe talks with Rob Oliver about pay per click advertising, Google AdSense and how to understand where your advertising spending is going and what revenue it is generating. Here are a few things that Joe Balestrino and Rob Oliver talked about during this episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast: · How Joe progressed from a web...

Duration:02:14:07