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This video discusses the four pillars of happiness according to the late Tony Shea, which are perceived progress, perceived control, belonging, and purpose. These pillars are discussed in relation to how organizations can integrate them into their business models and how it can help with sales. The video also uses the example of religion to demonstrate how these concepts are implemented successfully. It is suggested that businesses should reflect on their customer experience and see if they can enhance these pillars to make customers feel more in control and that they are making progress. The video emphasizes the importance of helping and teaching customers rather than being overly aggressive with sales.
In this video, Phyllis shares her insights on the importance of having a good idea that is both obvious and cool, and how this can lead to a successful business. Drawing from her personal experience of running a business, she stresses the importance of personal branding and authenticity, which she believes are critical in endorsing a business. She provides guidance on how to establish a two-word brand that accurately represents one's true self.
In this video Chris stresses the importance of critical thinking and not blindly following templates, and encourages people to embrace their uniqueness and not be afraid to stand out. He also emphasizes the importance of knowing your target market in order to create effective messaging.
In this video, Michael Ventura talks about discovering one's purpose in life and how it's important to try different things to uncover what we enjoy and are good at. The speaker shares a study that reveals that many people have a sense of purpose but struggle to articulate it. They talk about their own journey of self-discovery and how they realized their purpose was to help and support people. The conversation shifts to the idea of discovering our unique gifts or superpowers and how being in alignment with them leads to happiness, health, and success. Michael emphasizes the importance of trying new things to uncover our dormant gifts and shares a personal anecdote about their son's experience with food to illustrate this point.
In this video, Michael Ventura discusses the importance of prioritizing one's time as life expectancy dwindles, and the necessity of making wise choices. He shares an anecdote about a man who randomly picks a day when he will be 82 years old and writes "dead" on it, then determines how many books he has left to read in his remaining time. The speaker reflects on the finality of choices and urges viewers to ask themselves big questions about the meaning of their lives and what they want to leave behind. Chris also shares an anagram for the word passion, suggesting that it can be interpreted as "I pass on," encouraging viewers to think about what they want to pass on to others. Keywords for this video might include: prioritizing time, making wise choices, life expectancy, finality of choices, meaning of life, passing on legacy.
In this video, Chris talks about how introverts make great listeners, and although extroverts can also be great listeners, they may struggle with containing their own voice. Chris discusses his own journey as an introvert, struggling with finding their identity and voice, and how they eventually came to love and accept themselves. He also talk about their experience with public speaking and managing their energy around others, emphasizing that introverts can be great communicators despite commonly being associated with shyness. Lastly he also touches on the topic of their own success in content creation and the growth of their brand.
One of the necessary jobs of the UX Designer (or any designer) is being a translator between client and customer. Often times, clients will want to use unfamiliar language or technical terms that, inevitably will confuse a potential customer. Part of your value as a UX Designer is to be the Rosetta Stone between the two. In this video, Ben Burns and Vincent Brathwaite, instructor for our UX Fundamentals course, discuss the importance of being able to distill and translate a clients language in a way that the every day person can understand.
Bring up money early. Clubhouse recording Day 09/12 w/ Win Without Pitching Manifesto author Blair Enns. This call, we focus on the proclamation "We Will Address Issues Of Money Early”. Resist over investing in the buying cycle only to find out that the clients can't afford to pay us what we are worth.
Do you want to be a Generalist or a Specialist? Not since the days of debating the Chicken and Egg have people struggled with what steps to take first in order to develop a successful career. In this clip, Chris settles once and for all whether you should have a well rounded set of skills or a small highly specialized focus in a specific area. And his answer might surprise you.
In this first episode of Built By Hand, Ben's mission is to figure out the purpose of his website and come up with a plan of attack. Does his work even matter anymore? How do you decide what content belongs here and what content belongs on The Futur's website? What tactics can you use to make the process of planning your personal portfolio website easier?
How do you build a larger, more engaged audience? Maybe you post regularly, but you're not getting the kind of interaction you want? In this short video, Chris shares the simple method that he uses to create better, more engaging social media posts that keep the conversation going.