Welcome to The Playbook, hosted by entrepreneur, CEO, author and keynote speaker David Meltzer. On the podcast you’ll find a mix of interviews, Q&A, , fireside chats, keynotes and exclusive conversations with the most influential CEO’s, sports icons, and successful entrepreneurs who share their personal and professional play-by-play of the “what”, “why”, and “how” to achieve anything you set your mind to.
Dr. Chérie Carter-Scott: "The Mother of Coaching" | #ThePlaybook 350
Dr. Chérie Carter-Scott, best selling author, master certified executive and life coach, who is often called ”The Mother of Coaching”, talks about the power of forgiveness to wipe away your emotional debts and start with a clean slate. She also shares a personal story to highlight the need to be humble, even when it seems like everything is going your way.
Carter-Scott and host of #ThePlaybook, David Meltzer, share their thoughts on a variety of topics including why you need to have a sense of humor in relation to the lessons that come your way, how to accept the challenges that come, and why gratitude is at the core of our existence.
2 Minute Drill | Episode 2
Today’s episode is the 2nd episode of my new TV Show, “2 Minute Drill.” It is the first "Pitch Only" show with four contestants competing for over $50,000 of cash and prizes. Joining me today are Will Ford, the president and co-founder of Launchboom, and Rory Cutaia, the CEO of Verb Technologies. You’ll hear four pitches and feedback from the three of us and in the end, Rory will determine the winner of over $50,000 in cash and prizes.
You can watch 2 Minute Drill on Friday’s at 8:30 pm PT on Bloomberg TV and on Amazon Prime Video.
Tweet me @davidmeltzer photos of you watching 2 Minute Drill and come ask me questions live every Friday at 11:00am PT / 2:00 pm ET during my Free Training. You can text me at (949) 298-2905 or email email@example.com to join.
Richard Thalheimer: Founder of The Sharper Image | #ThePlaybook 349
On this episode of #ThePlaybook, Richard Thalheimer, founder and former CEO of The Sharper Image and author of Sharper Image Success, discusses:[1:10] - The leadership style he ascribes to called “management by opportunity”[3:35] - Why it’s possible for entrepreneurs to fail their way to success[14:45] - How he built Sharper Image with customer service as the main focus[15:50] - The two “cliches” that he believes are important for everyone on earth to understand
Gratitude is a Superpower
What you believe, whether positive or negative, determines what you receive. A positive perception of all the opportunities that are in your past, your present and your future will empower you to take advantage of them. A scarcity mindset does the opposite, discouraging you from even looking for new opportunities.
Tweet me @davidmeltzer what you are grateful for and ask me questions live every Friday at 11:00 am PST / 2:00 pm EST. Text me at (949) 298-2905 or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org to join!
John Hennessy: Chairman of Alphabet | #ThePlaybook 348
On this episode of #ThePlaybook, John Hennessy, chairman of Alphabet and former president of Stanford University, shares his thoughts on:[2:43] - The "formula” he says that is behind building great companies[8:17] - The three key things he looks for when evaluating a startup[14:30] - The risks that come with focusing on your legacy too early in your career[16:46] - Why his favorite Socrates quote is essential for entrepreneurs to understand
What to Include in a Pitch | Road to Revenue #42
We’ve got another edition of our “Road to Revenue” series and in honor of the launch of my new TV Show, 2 Minute Drill, it’s all about what to include in a pitch.
The six areas to focus on in a perfect pitch are:
1. Build Your Credibility First
2. Emotional Attachment
3. Reasons to Invest
4. Impacts of your business
6. Quantitative Ask
Tweet me @davidmeltzer your favorite takeaway from today’s episode and check the description for my email and text number to find out where you can contact me at any time.
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