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The mission of It's Not Rocket Science! is to bring a new idea for building business to growth-hungry business leaders and owners who want to do more with less time and so increase their business and influence. We deliver actionable ideas using our “five questions over coffee.”

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    Five Questions Over Coffee with Alfred Poor (ep. 98)

    Five Questions Over Coffee with Alfred Poor (ep. 98)

    Who is Alfred?
    Alfred Poor is a leading expert on the future of work and the impact of technology on business meetings. He is known for his research and insights on the increasing prevalence of online meetings, citing a report by the Gartner Group that predicted 75% of all business meetings would be held online. He emphasizes the convenience and accessibility of video meetings, particularly in the context of the pandemic. Alfred is dedicated to helping businesses adapt to these changes and thrive in the new work landscape.
    Key Takeaways
    00:00 Alfred Poor, health tech expert, discusses presentation capabilities.
    04:16 Optimize camera angle and eye contact.
    10:09 Project evolved to 75% solution for presentations.
    12:00 Supporting new tech founders in pitching online.
    14:35 Excited to be part of wonderful interviews.
    Valuable Free Resource or Action
    alfredpoor.com/video-meeting-blueprint

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    https://youtube.com/live/Np8ys9oIiRg?feature=share
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    SUMMARY KEYWORDS
    Alfred Poor, Health tech expert, Keynote speaker, 75% solution, Video meeting world, Technology, Presentation capabilities, Gartner Group, Online business meetings, Pandemic, Video meetings, Impressions, CEO, Executives, Zoom calls, Communication, Body language, Camera angle, Engaging, Intentional, Virtual events, Speaker skills, Presentations, Virtual presentations, Incremental improvements, Chief Technology Officers, Founders, Funding sources, Technology sectors, Startups, Passion.
    SPEAKERS
    Alfred Poor, Stuart Webb
    Stuart Webb [00:00:22]:
    Hi, and welcome back to It's Not Rocket Science, Five questions over coffee. I'm delighted to have a returning guest this afternoon, Alfred Port. Alfred is a health tech expert, a keynote speaker. He has So many talents. It's gonna be impossible to list them all today. So what we're gonna do is we're just going to allow him to explain His, his his his HealthBeat and his some his 75% solution, which is the solution he has got for those people who are currently Having to adapt to the video meeting world and how you can make best use of your technology to prove your presentation capabilities. So, Alfred, welcome back to It's Not Rocket Science five Questions Over Coffee.
    Alfred Poor [00:01:07]:
    Cheers to you. I'm so glad to be back.
    Stuart Webb [00:01:11]:
    I've got a I've got water in front of me at the moment because I probably have There's water
    Alfred Poor [00:01:16]:
    in here, but you can't tell.
    Stuart Webb [00:01:19]:
    Excellent. Alfred, I mean, you you I I introduced you there with the the 75 solution. Who who is the the solution aimed at? Who are you trying to help with this solution?
    Alfred Poor [00:01:29]:
    So the the the the key to that quest answer to th

    • 16 min
    Five Questions Over Coffee with Jacqueline Conway (ep. 97)

    Five Questions Over Coffee with Jacqueline Conway (ep. 97)

    Who is Jacqueline?
    Jacqeline Conway is a successful marketing strategist who understands the struggle of feeling stuck in a professional rut. After her own experience of hitting a plateau in her career, she decided to use her knowledge and expertise to help others in similar situations with Conway Consulting. Through seminars and events, they empower individuals to set new goals and find their direction again. Jacqeline's passion for guiding others through professional challenges has made her a trusted mentor in the business community.
    Key Takeaways
    00:00 University, career, plateau, need direction, success, stuck.
    03:54 Many seek mentorship, achieve impressive business success.
    09:37 Transitioned from marketer to coaching business while pregnant.
    11:33 Key to success is exceptional service for clients.
    14:55 Business success is about serving your customers.
    Valuable Free Resource or Action
    https://conway.consulting/manifestwithconway

    A video version of this podcast is also at
    https://youtube.com/live/dhacjffgiG4
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    If you are a business owner currently turning over £/$10K - £/$50K per month and want to grow to £/$100K - £/$500k per month download my free resource on everything you need to grow your business on a single page :
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    Transcript
    Note, this was transcribed using a transcription software (and may not reflect the exact words used in the podcast)
    SUMMARY KEYWORDS
    Conway Consulting, Jacqueline Conway, brand strategist, marketing, music marketing, fashion marketing, search signature marketing, mentorship company, coaching, consulting, entrepreneurs, coaches, consultants, real estate, finance, insurance, professional services, plateau, goallessness, seminars, events, inspiration, personal development, manifest, masterpiece, sprint goal, workbook, challenge, service, entrepreneurship, inverted energy, mentorships.
    SPEAKERS
    Jacqueline Conway, Stuart Webb
    Stuart Webb [00:00:20]:
    Hi, and welcome back to It's Not Rocket Science five questions Over coffee. I'm delighted today, not only to have my coffee in front of me with, my bears on them, which are my my favorite bears in the world, But also to have Jacqueline Conway with me who is a marketer and brand strategist with Conway Consulting. She has a root a background in music and fashion marketing and has been working with comp clients through Coffee with their one day one sale a day club, bringing clients through their search signature marketing framework called The Brand Project. So, Jacqueline, Absolutely delighted to be here with you, and, thank you so much for spending a few minutes with us this morning.
    Jacqeline Conway [00:01:06]:
    Well, thank you. Thank you for having me. I'm excited to chat about, business and helping people and all the things. So it's Really? Great day to start chatting.
    Stuart Webb [00:01:15]:
    So, let's start with, let's start with what you do with with Conway. What what is what is who is it you're trying to help, and and and what's the problem they've got that you're trying to help them to overcome?
    Jacqeline Conway [00:01:25]:
    Sure. Sure. Well, do

    • 17 min
    Five Questions Over Coffee with Tiago Faria (ep. 96)

    Five Questions Over Coffee with Tiago Faria (ep. 96)

    Who is Tiago?
    Tiago Faria is a digital marketing expert who specializes in helping professionals in the help industry, such as coaches, mentors, and consultants, to achieve profound transformations and charge a premium for their services. His ideal clients are those who rely on passive word-of-mouth referrals and are seeking to expand their reach through digital marketing strategies. Tiago's mission is to alleviate the anxiety of starting fresh every month and help his clients establish a consistent online presence through daily content creation."
    Key Takeaways
    00:00 Ideal customers: help industry, focused on transformation, digital marketing.
    05:38 Investing in ads without proven results problematic.
    07:25 Focus on serving individuals to maximize satisfaction.
    10:05 Marketing strategy focuses on leveraging existing assets.
    15:30 Resolving issues and persevering with a mentor.
    Valuable Free Resource or Action
    https://tiagofaria.pt/calls

    A video version of this podcast is also at
    https://youtube.com/live/dhacjffgiG4
    _________________________________________________________________________________________________
    Subscribe to our newsletter and get details of when we are doing these interviews live at https://TCA.fyi/newsletter
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    Here's how you can bring your business to THE next level:
    If you are a business owner currently turning over £/$10K - £/$50K per month and want to grow to £/$100K - £/$500k per month download my free resource on everything you need to grow your business on a single page :
    It's a detailed breakdown of how you can grow your business to 7-figures in a smart and sustainable way
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    Transcript
    Note, this was transcribed using a transcription software and may not reflect the exact words used in the podcast)
    SUMMARY KEYWORDS
    consultant, business mentor, coach, help industry, coaches, mentors, consultants, service providers, digital marketing, passive word-of-mouth referrals, consistency, marketing strategies, daily content, ad hoc freelancers, digital marketing courses, qualified leads, internet gurus, shiny objects, ideal customer, specific niche, proven offer, lifetime value, vision, outcome independent, accountability, focus, 80/20, distractions, networking, referral programs, proactive incentivizing, emotional words.
    SPEAKERS
    Tiago Faria, Stuart Webb
    Stuart Webb [00:00:18]:
    Hi, and welcome back to It's Not Rocket Science, 5 questions over coffee. I'm delighted today To be joined by Tiago Faria. I hope I pronounced that correctly, Tiago. I'm
    Tiago Faria [00:00:29]:
    sure you're correct here if
    Stuart Webb [00:00:30]:
    I'm wrong. We have in front of us our our drinks. Tiago, as you can see, is drinking a nice mug. Is it coffee, Tiago?
    Tiago Faria [00:00:37]:
    It's coffee. Yeah. It's coffee, In a in a nice Belarusian, mug.
    Stuart Webb [00:00:41]:
    Oh, oh, oh, wow. I am having, I'm having a very healthy, A cup of water with some lime in it. We're we're starting well. I've gotta keep my voice going out. I've, cold up a couple of days, but Delighted to be welcoming you, Tiago. You're a you're a business mentor, coach, helping people in the in the in the the results outcome Help community. So I'm delighted to to welcome you today to this and to talk about the work and the way in which you help people to achieve what they're trying to achieve. So welcome to It's Not Rocket Science, 5 questions over coffee.
    Tiago Faria [00:01:14]:
    Thank you, Stuart. It's a true pleasure to be here, and I

    • 23 min
    Five Questions Over Coffee with Larry Goddard (ep. 95)

    Five Questions Over Coffee with Larry Goddard (ep. 95)

    Who is Larry?
    Larry Goddard is a man of confidence and determination. He believes in facing fears head-on and taking on any challenge with a can-do attitude. His multifaceted nature comes from a decision to pursue his passions wholeheartedly and not be held back by self-doubt. He is motivated by a desire to work with people who share his confidence and belief that they can achieve anything they set their minds to.
    Key Takeaways
    00:00 Interview with Larry, a talented, visionary leader.
    05:35 Active on LinkedIn and YouTube, sharing progress.
    10:08 Believe in self, pursue passions, mentor others.
    13:48 Paul promotes his book on test automation.
    16:17 Excitement for book, follow on LinkedIn, subscribe.
    17:49 Thank you, Larry. Talk soon.
    Valuable Free Resource or Action
    https://www.packtpub.com/product/enhanced-test-automation-with-webdriverio/9781837630189

    A video version of this podcast is also at
    https://youtube.com/live/ra2bB6d6Plc?feature=share
    _________________________________________________________________________________________________
    Subscribe to our newsletter and get details of when we are doing these interviews live at https://TCA.fyi/newsletter
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    Help us get this podcast in front of as many people as possible. Leave a nice five-star review at apple podcasts : https://link.thecompleteapproach.co.uk/apple-podcasts and on YouTube : https://link.thecompleteapproach.co.uk/Itsnotrocketscienceatyt!
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    If you are a business owner currently turning over £/$10K - £/$50K per month and want to grow to £/$100K - £/$500k per month download my free resource on everything you need to grow your business on a single page :
    It's a detailed breakdown of how you can grow your business to 7-figures in a smart and sustainable way
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    Transcript
    Note, this was transcribed using a transcription software and may not reflect the exact words used in the podcast)
    SUMMARY KEYWORDS
    Stuart Webb, Joshua Berry, It's Not Rocket Science, Five Questions over coffee, author, Dare to be NIEV, CEO, Econic, conversation, workplace, broken, humane, people positive, leaders, strategy, innovation, growth, human resources, new practices, agile, DevOps, lean start up, HR standpoint, remote work, return to work, curiosity, trust, experimental, collaboration, leadership mindset, creativity, purpose of work.
    SPEAKERS
    Larry Goddard, Stuart Webb
    Stuart Webb [00:00:23]:
    Welcome back to It's Not Rocket Science, Five questions over coffee. I'm gonna admit that right at the moment in my mug isn't actually coffee. It's, raspberry tea. I don't know what Larry's got in front of him, but Yeah.
    Larry Goddard [00:00:35]:
    I have hot chocolate.
    Stuart Webb [00:00:36]:
    I have hot chocolate. So that's brilliant. So, Larry, welcome to in rocket science over over Five questions I've got. Delighted to invite you to spend a few minutes with us today. Our guest today is Larry Goddard. Larry is an incredible, Polymath. I mean, the man that has so many talents, it's almost impossible to understand exactly where we're gonna go with this, but he's a he's a visionary leader, An award winning test architect, an interim CTO, and a a mentor to, the Black Girls in Tech and, the Black Voices and the founder Founders Institute, he is, He's been an expert witness for for international law firm and a technical adviser to a fashion house. Now This is this is more than we could possibly get into at this stage, Larry.
    Stuart Webb [00:01:26]:
    So I'm just gonna start with saying, talk to us a little bit about the sort of people you're trying to help and the problems they've got.
    Larry Goddard [00:01:35]:
    Yeah. I I I think, from from my point of view, I think I d

    • 19 min
    Five Questions Over Coffee with Joshua Berry (ep. 94)

    Five Questions Over Coffee with Joshua Berry (ep. 94)

    Who is Joshua?
    Joshua Berry is a visionary leader who is determined to fix the broken state of the workplace. With a strong belief in creating a more humane and people-positive work environment, he is committed to revolutionizing the world of work. Joshua understands that true change starts from within organizations and often seeks out leaders in strategy, innovation, growth, and human resources who share his passion for transforming the how and why of business operations. Through his book and various initiatives, Joshua aims to support these individuals in their mission to bring about positive change within their organizations.
    Key Takeaways
    02:10 Exploring new practices, adapting without supporting people.
    04:13 Innovation hub hindered by division manager.
    07:22 Daring to be naive for progress and joy.
    10:26 Allow employees freedom, reap the rewards.
    14:01 Impact of intangibles on bottom line ignored.
    17:54 Promote and grow by building trust.
    20:43 Books, openness, curiosity, inner work, progress.
    23:58 Work: a space to grow people, organizations.
    Valuable Free Resource or Action
    daretobenaive.com

    A video version of this podcast is also at
    https://youtube.com/live/1ZKGoZUxiNA?feature=share
    _________________________________________________________________________________________________
    Subscribe to our newsletter and get details of when we are doing these interviews live at https://TCA.fyi/newsletter
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    Here's how you can bring your business to THE next level:
    If you are a business owner currently turning over £/$10K - £/$50K per month and want to grow to £/$100K - £/$500k per month download my free resource on everything you need to grow your business on a single page :
    It's a detailed breakdown of how you can grow your business to 7-figures in a smart and sustainable way
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    Transcript
    Note, this was transcribed using a transcription software and may not reflect the exact words used in the podcast)
    SUMMARY KEYWORDS
    Stuart Webb, Joshua Berry, It's Not Rocket Science, Five Questions over coffee, author, Dare to be NIEV, CEO, Econic, conversation, workplace, broken, humane, people positive, leaders, strategy, innovation, growth, human resources, new practices, agile, DevOps, lean start up, HR standpoint, remote work, return to work, curiosity, trust, experimental, collaboration, leadership mindset, creativity, purpose of work.
    SPEAKERS
    Joshua Berry, Stuart Webb
    Stuart Webb [00:00:20]:
    Hi, and welcome back to It's Not Rocket Science. Five Questions over coffee. I'm delighted to be joined this afternoon by Joshua Berry. Joshua is the author of Dare to be NIEV, which is a really interesting book, and the CEO of Econic. I'm really looking forward to this conversation. Joshua, welcome to It's Not Rocket Science 5 questions over coffee.
    Joshua Berry [00:00:39]:
    Thank you, Stuart. Got my coffee, and we are ready
    Stuart Webb [00:00:41]:
    to rock. Yep. Yep. Yep. We are it's 2 o'clock in the afternoon for me. This is probably not what I should be drinking. I won't sleep, For the rest of the afternoon, which is normally what we like to propose. Anyway, Joshua, yeah, now welcome to, to to the podcast.
    Stuart Webb [00:00:55]:
    Good luck to have you here. Just, just for just for clarity, kind of, what is it that you're trying to do with Dare To Be Naive and and your work at Econic? Who who are the who are the customers you're trying to help them out? What problems do they have? What is, what is what is the sort

    • 28 min
    Five Questions Over Coffee with Adrienne Bellehumeur (ep. 93)

    Five Questions Over Coffee with Adrienne Bellehumeur (ep. 93)

    Who is Adrienne?
    Adrienne Bellehumeur is a seasoned professional based in Calgary, Alberta, known as "Texas North" due to its association with the oil and gas industry. With expertise in working with clients in various industries, Adrienne primarily focuses on assisting oil and gas companies, including those in the process of going public in Canada or listed on the US exchange. Her main area of expertise lies in running compliance and internal control operations, as well as handling financial process work. Additionally, Adrienne excels in using her skills in documentation to solve a wide range of problems faced by her clients. While her clientele spans across different sectors, her current work heavily revolves around the oil and gas industry.
    Key Takeaways
    [00:02:18] Doing more with less: a universal problem.
    [00:04:04] Knowledge lost; document lessons, automate, avoid stagnation.
    [00:07:27] Wasted money on known problem; lack of communication.
    [00:10:35] "Documentation is a problem-solving tool for career success."
    [00:14:43] Book summarizes career best practices for all.
    [00:18:13] Poor cash flow due to delayed sales.
    [00:20:39] Subscribe to link.thecompleteapproach.co.uk/newsletter for updates and free downloads.
    Valuable Free Resource or Action
    www.bellehumeurco.com/6steps

    A video version of this podcast is also at
    https://youtube.com/live/1ZKGoZUxiNA?feature=share
    _________________________________________________________________________________________________
    Subscribe to our newsletter and get details of when we are doing these interviews live at https://TCA.fyi/newsletter
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    Subscribe to the podcast at https://link.thecompleteapproach.co.uk/podcast
    Help us get this podcast in front of as many people as possible. Leave a nice five-star review at apple podcasts : https://link.thecompleteapproach.co.uk/apple-podcasts and on YouTube : https://link.thecompleteapproach.co.uk/Itsnotrocketscienceatyt!
    Here's how you can bring your business to THE next level:
    If you are a business owner currently turning over £/$10K - £/$50K per month and want to grow to £/$100K - £/$500k per month download my free resource on everything you need to grow your business on a single page :
    It's a detailed breakdown of how you can grow your business to 7-figures in a smart and sustainable way
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    Transcript
    Note, this was transcribed using a transcription software and may not reflect the exact words used in the podcast)
    SUMMARY KEYWORDS
    documentation, grow your business, 24 hour rule, mass market, advice, guidance, compliance, internal control, financial process, oil and gas, scalability, employee engagement, headcount, systems, knowledge, inflation, interest rates, business owners, high interest rates, high inflation, people's heads, do more with less, lessons learned, automate, minimal effort, sale price, knee-jerk reaction, fancy systems, knowledge management programs, consistent habits, routine.
    SPEAKERS
    Adrienne Bellehumeur, Stuart Webb
    Stuart Webb [00:00:21]:
    Hi. And welcome back to It's not rocket science. I've gotta get that in the middle of the frame. Five questions over coffee. I'm here today with Adrian Bellhuma. Adrian is an expert on documentation and how to best use that documentation to help grow your business. And she's the author of the 24 hour rule, which is the 1st real mass market, book, which gives advice and guidance on the best use and best of documentation to grow your business. So I'm really pleased to have Adrienne here with me on the podcast.
    Stuart Webb [00:00:54]:
    Adrienne, welcome to It's Not Rocket Science 5 questions over coffee.
    Adrienne Bellehumeur [00:00:58]:
    Thanks so much, Stuart, for having me. This is great.
    Stuart Webb [00:01:01]:
    Well, it's terrific to have you. Adrian, let's, let's start by sor

    • 23 min

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