Welcome to the Thought Leader Chat Podcast or, as we’re better known, the TLC Podcast. TLC brings together rule breaking entrepreneurs and the innovators of today, as they share the details of their journey, their hiccups, and all around badass moves to become the leaders in their space. I am your host Liv Conlon, the UK Young Entrepreneur of the Year, multi-award winner, and the founder of the Thought Leader Method.
Going Viral with Instagram Reels and Content Hacks with Shannan Monson
Shannan Monson is the co-founder of CEO School, as well as a top 100 podcast host. With her businesses, Shannan is on a mission to help entrepreneurs, whether they’re just starting out or are established and attempting to scale, join the 2% Club of female founders who hit $1M in revenue. Shannan's work has influenced thousands of women and has been featured online and in print for brands such as Athleta, Style Me Pretty, Pregnancy and Newborn Magazine, Motherly, Fox News Magazine, and many others. She's passionate about sharing content that enriches and changes lives and infuses innovation, authenticity, and unparalleled creativity into every detail of her work, while she was nicknamed "The Queen of Passive Income" by BossBabe. We discuss 'If It's Working, Work It Harder,' The Secret to Instagram Reels, Polarisation on Social Media and How You Can Use it to Create An Unbreakable Bond With Your Audience, CEO School and Sharing As You Learn, Breaking The 2% Barrier and so much more.
Championing Female Leadership in the Media with Harriet Minter
Harriet Minter is a journalist, broadcaster, personal coach and business consultant, specialising in female leadership. She founded and edited the Guardian's Women in Leadership section, which focused on women in the workplace and was the first of its kind in UK Journalism. She is also a columnist for Psychologies magazine and hosts The Badass Women's Hour on TalkRadio. She's written for publications including The Times, Huffington Post and The Pool. Harriet is a regular speaker on women's rights, the future of work, and digital media. She's given two TED Talks, the first on the importance of learning to fail, and the second on yoga, which have had tens of thousands of views. Through her work, Harriet has interviewed a range of leading women from MPs to entrepreneurs and celebrities, including Sheryl Sandberg, Arianna Huffington and Tamara Mellon, and can adeptly entertain an audience with brilliant anecdotes from her vast career. We discuss the media's attitude towards women, the simple method to discovering your audience's need, why you should do it anyway and ask for permission later, how to build a successful uncurated personal brand and so much more.
The Secret to Likability and Network Building with Matt Aitchison
Matt Aitchison co-founded the Aitchison & Adams Real Estate Group, which sold 500+ residential properties and over $250+ million in real estate sales in just 4 years. A&A was ranked in the Wall Street Journal Top 1000 real estate teams nationwide 2 years in a row. In 2011, Matt purchased his first rental property and shifted his focus to full time real estate investments and wealth building assets. He went on to found Vault Investment Properties which has purchased, rehabbed, and sold over 150+ single family properties, all of which earned profitable returns for both his business and investors. In addition to flipping houses, Matt has built his own passive income portfolio which is currently comprised of single family homes, commercial retail centres, and a hotel in Lake Tahoe. Matt runs his own business accelerator and mentorship program called The Rich Life Academy, while he is also the host of the Millionaire Mindcast, a top 100 iTunes Entrepreneur podcast. We discuss how Matt made $106,000 using others peoples money, why Real Estate is the most powerful wealth creation model, what to look for in life changing mentors, highly successful habits and mindset work required to make it to the top, the secrets to likability and network building and much more.
Right Up Your Personal Branding Allee
Allee Williams is an entrepreneur, branding expert and digital strategist who specialises in marketing, social media and PR. She is the founder of Leia Rising, Co-Founder of Female Founders Co, the owner of Malibu Social, the owner of Bloombabe Flower Truck and the host of Right Up Your Allee Podcast. After working as a brand ambassador and marketing intern at Coca Cola and serving as the lead ambassador for both her alma mater (University of Kentucky) and its respective sports team, she entered in to the world of entrepreneurship. Allee is on a mission to empower female entrepreneurs and inspire other women to create change. We discuss lessons learned from working for Coca Cola, how one piece of paper and a vision resulted in 100,000 eyes, levelling the playing field for women with digital marketing, how messy action can be the pinnacle of your success, how to turn twinkly eye moments into a wildly successful personal brand and much more.
Revolutionising Generation Z with Ziad Ahmed
Ziad Ahmed is the Founder and CEO of JUV Consulting, a purpose-driven Generation Z consultancy that works with clients to help them reach young people, and is an American-Muslim student activist, entrepreneur and speaker. A 21 year old junior at Yale University, Ziad has immersed himself deeply into the work of youth change-making. In the summer of 2013, Ziad founded Redefy, an organisations seeking to further equality. His work has been commended by the likes of President Barack Obama personally, PBS and the Washington Post, while MTV named him one of the Top 9 Teens Changing the World. Ziad has given four TEDxTalks and written for publications such as Teen Vogue. For his work with JUV, he was named to Forbes 30Under30 at the age of just 19 in the Marketing/Advertising category, and he has spoken everywhere from American Express to the Council on Foreign Relations. We discuss how to launch a wildly successful company in your teens, revolutionising how Generation Z are marketed to, the pros and cons of being a young person in business, The Forbes 30 Under 30 and meeting Barack Obama and much more.
Applying the Olympic Mindset to Entrepreneurship with Amy Connell
Amy Connell is a professional Team GB Athlete, K1 Medalist, Senior European Medalist and Regional Vice President. Having broken both her legs a few years ago and been told that she would never be able to do Karate again, Amy defied all the odds becoming the first Scot to represent Team GB at a major multi-sport event when she was selected for the European Games in Minsk, while she also won her first major championship medal when she took bronze at the European Championships and won silver at the Paris World Championships. Amy has succeeded in the world of sport and business, and has balanced both to give her the thriving career she has had to date. We discuss the journey from being told you’ll never compete again to Olympian, morning routine and habits from an elite athlete's perspective, the importance of your inner circle in business and in sport in times of adversity, avoiding the rear view mirror, the similarities between entrepreneurship & Olympic Sport and much more.
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Great tips, stories, and ideas from a massively successful young entrepreneur!!
I was so surprised by the quality of the content Liv shares in all the podcast episodes. Not only does she share personal stories so listeners can relate, but Liv always shares takeaways in each episode that can be immediately applied to what you are doing in business to level up. Also how incredible is lit that Liv is so experienced and knowledgeable at such a young age. I am so impressed and inspired by her. I HIGHLY recommend the podcast if you want to level up your mind and your business!