The Spectacular Experience with Spectacular Smith

By Spectacular Smith

Listen to a podcast, please open Podcast Republic app. Available on Google Play Store.


Category: Investing

Open in Apple Podcasts


Open RSS feed


Open Website


Rate for this podcast

Subscribers: 39
Reviews: 1

Clint
 Apr 13, 2019
yo spec. thanks for all your advice. It's definitely making me reevaluate myself and the way I approach things, situations and people. God bless you bro.

Description

“The Spectacular Experience” is a Podcast featuring Spectacular Blue Smith who is best-known as a member of the R&B/hip-hop group Pretty Ricky. In recent years he has reinvented himself as a social media guru, No.1 bestselling author, keynote speaker and entrepreneur. Smith is known as one of the "Top Marketing Gurus To Watch" by Huff Post, ranks among the "Top 5 Most Influential Entrepreneurs in Tech & Music" and honored as the "Innovator Of The Year" by Black Enterprise, and named one of the "Greatest and Most Inspiring Entrepreneurs" by Inc Magazine. While he is still a musician, the past few years have seen the majority of his time devoted to his business Adwizar (a company that manages, grows and monetizes social media accounts). The 25-person business, based out of Los Angeles, runs accounts for major stars and the growth of inspiring personality brands. Clients (or "partners," in Adwizar lingo) include Birdman, Jermaine Dupri, J. Holiday, Soulja Boy, Kevin Gates, Fat Joe, T-Pain, Lil Boosie and nearly 100 others. From a CEO prescriptive, Smith shares his insights of entrepreneurship in company with other entrepreneurs, speakers, artist and athletes- who share their expertise that empowered them to outperform, outwork, and out hustle their way to the top.

Episode Date
The Power of Creating A New Narrative! with Coco and Breezy, and Spectacular Smith - TSE052
41:27

"CEO of Adwizar Inc and the creator of Grumpy Cat the most famous animal on the planet + more. He is the mastermind behind the cat going viral and becoming one of the richest pets in history with a brand worth over $100 million from merchandise."
- @cocoandbreezy

Jul 01, 2020
Why Being Yourself is A Superpower, with Enitan Bereola & Spectacular Smith - TSE051
17:09

It takes courage these days to be yourself. Yet being anyone other than yourself is asking for a life filled with unnecessary misery.

@bereolaesque

Jun 24, 2020
Is The Traditional Educational System Broken? with Black Millionaires & Spectacular Smith - TSE050
57:45

We all know the old saying:
"The Education System kills CREATIVITY."

CREATIVITY by definition means: the use of the imagination or original ideas. For years what we've all been saying is that the traditional educational system itself doesn't create an independent or productive society. Why hasn't this changed or improved? What is the solution? In this interview done by @blackmillionaires_ , Spectacular provides a answer.

Jun 17, 2020
Paying Yourself Wisely, with Alix Burton & Spectacular Smith - TSE049
13:36

In 2013, Alix started his own trucking company. Since then, he has been able to grow his business to include a fleet of 10+ trucks, a dispatch service and a consultation platform that teaches aspiring entrepreneurs how to start their own trucking company.

Follow him on Instagram @Alix_goodenergy

 

Jun 10, 2020
What Is the Path to Black Economic Empowerment? with Matty J & Spectacular Smith - TSE048
13:01

If their murdering of innocent people actually brought people together in a meaningful way that actually threatened the system, they would stop murdering people immediately. We're asking justice from a system that has shown us time and time again that it has neither the will, nor capacity to protect us or give us any genuine justice. The courts are an extension of the state; the same state that trains and arms the military and police force. They are deliberately making us angry and traumatized. All while our youth kneel peacefully while risking their lives in attempt to gain a mutual understanding from a criminal justice system that has historically and unjustly been making arrest, publicly killing us and letting drugs into our communities.

We can't concentrate moving this way. We can't think clearly moving this way. So therefore we cannot build or unify moving this way. Most of us are looking for a quick fix. No one wants to hear a plan that spans generations. Everything we think about and plan must have future generations in mind.

This is why we should be having and building strong families. Strong families build strong communities. Strong families establish cooperative economics. That's real POWER! #BLM ✊🏾

Jun 03, 2020
What Does ‘Loving The Process’ Actually Mean? with @thebosspalace & Spectacular Smith - TSE047
39:03

It’s something you hear all the time. Love the process. Love the grind. Don’t be in it for rewards. Follow that, and you’ll be successful. Sounds simple, but what does it mean?

https://www.instagram.com/thebosspalace/

May 27, 2020
Being Unapologetically You! with Marco Hansell & Spectacular Smith - TSE046
12:43

'At some point you literally won’t be able to shrink yourself back to fit in the old spaces, even if you wanted to.'

May 20, 2020
How to Turn Your Knowledge Into Results, with Antonio DePína and Spectacular Smith - TSE045
13:57

Genuine learning is only half achieved through the experience of learning itself. The other usually more challenging half is to actually make happen and put it into ACTION.

@therealantoniodepina

May 13, 2020
God Won't Bless You Until You're READY, with Ladun Thompson, Brother Ben X & Spectacular Smith - TSE044
37:27

The Coronavirus Pandemic is affecting all businesses in a variety of ways. Things are changing fast during the COVID-19 outbreak and businesses are being forced to adapt. Spectacular and others join together for a Instagram Live discussion and talk about how to come out on top during this time difficult and vulnerable time.

May 06, 2020
Do You Want The Keys to Staying Calm in A Crisis? with 19Keys, Pop Darby and Spectacular Smith #GroundZeroSummit - TSE043
47:55

Get your ticket at https://bit.ly/TheGroundZeroSummit - (Limited Tickets Available)

The @GroundZeroSummit team welcomes you to join a 3-day virtual event taking place May 1st - 3rd. Hosted by an exclusive mastermind group of high-achievers who have earned a combined total of $100M+ in the entrepreneurial and corporate arena, @GroundZeroSummit is an unconventional virtual conference packed with value for budding business owners, professionals and creatives of all fields.

May 02, 2020
What's Your Innovative Blueprint During Quarantine? Part 2! with Spectacular Smith - TSE042
01:22:05

The Coronavirus Pandemic is affecting all businesses in a variety of ways. Things are changing fast during the COVID-19 outbreak and businesses are being forced to adapt. Spectacular and others join together for a Instagram Live discussion and talk about how to come out on top during this time difficult and vulnerable time.

Guest Host: @prettyjamee

Apr 23, 2020
What's Your Innovative Blueprint During Quarantine? with Spectacular Smith - TSE041
58:36

The Coronavirus Pandemic is affecting all businesses in a variety of ways. Things are changing fast during the COVID-19 outbreak and businesses are being forced to adapt. Spectacular and others join together for a Instagram Live discussion and talk about how to come out on top during this time difficult and vulnerable time.

Apr 15, 2020
Becoming Your Higher Self, with Spectacular Smith & Sahara Rose - TSE040
41:24

'Who remembers Pretty Ricky? Well turns out lead rapper Spectacular has gone on to become a social media maven and educator, creating his own school educating minorities how to use social media to create financial freedom.' - @iamsahararose

https://linktr.ee/iamsahararose

Apr 08, 2020
3 Skills Every Entrepreneur Needs, with Spectacular Smith & Apple Crider - TSE039
51:09

'Today I had the pleasure of talking with Spectacular Smith, an entertainer and speaker. In this episode, Smith discusses the 3 skills that every entrepreneur need. By the end of this episode you will have a good understanding on how you can scale to the 8 figure mark and how you can master the skills of an entrepreneur. Enjoy!'

@applecriderofficial

https://applecrider.com/

Apr 01, 2020
The Power of Connections, with Spectacular Smith & Alex Quin - TSE038
19:58

'Spectacular Smith joins us on the show today. He tells us how he left the music industry after getting to the top of music charts and jumped into the entrepreneurship world where he is striving to get to the top of business charts. His business involves helping people who are confused about how to get from one level to the next without having to work for anyone. Spectacular has an online school, and he is now in the process of having a traditional school accredited. Spectacular believes in making connections and building relationships that add value. Listen in and get inspired.'

https://www.hustleinspireshustle.com/

Mar 25, 2020
From Pretty Ricky to Successful Entreprenuer, with Spectacular Smith & Bobby Castro - TSE047
01:03:11

'As a self-made business mogul, Bobby Castro exemplifies the transformation from entrepreneur to leader. With only a ninth-grade education, Bobby founded Bankers Healthcare Group in 2001 with an investment of just $25,000. He’s reached a net worth of $300 million. As the leader of his company for more than 18 years Bobby instilled a positive mental attitude (PMA), creating a workplace environment that inspired top-level performance and unheard of revenue returns.'

https://bobbycastro.com/

Mar 11, 2020
Why Maintaining Integrity Maintains Your Business Relationships, with Spectacular Smith - TSE046
12:42

When people try to identify what makes entrepreneurs so special compared to the “followers” in this entrepreneurship era, they usually list off traits like: Creativity, Drive and Independence. These elements certainly matter, but there’s another trait that trumps everything else for success. INTEGRITY.

Mar 07, 2020
Becoming the Owner of 14 Successful Companies, with Spectacular Smith & BrandMan Sean - TSE045
56:17

'Spectacular Smith started out as 1/4th of famed R&B group, Pretty Ricky. However, after hard times and losing almost all of the money he made as an artist, Spectacular learned how to use parody twitter accounts and monetize a social media following.' - @BrandManSean on Instagram

Mar 04, 2020
Sacrifices Every Entrepreneur Must Make, with Spectacular Smith - TSE044
10:45

Entrepreneurship demands sacrifices, and if you don't make those sacrifices you'll never be able to succeed. Business is, at its core, is a give-and-take process. The more you invest wisely, whether that be your time or money, the more you'll reap in rewards in due time.

Feb 29, 2020
The Power Of Perspective In Your Business Success, with Spectacular Smith - TSE043
12:27

Often success or failure in business is all about perspective.  Short-term failures can be hidden long-term successes, while quick wins can sometimes lead to future losses.

Feb 26, 2020
Distractions to Drop If You Want to Succeed, with Spectacular Smith - TSE042
11:37

If you want to reach your goals you'll have to shut out everything that interferes with them. That means completely removing DISTRACTIONS.

Distractions include: Toxic relationships and friendships, too much social media and TV usage, listening to too many people, mistaking busyness for productivity, saying “yes” to everything.


By recognizing some of the biggest distractions that plague entrepreneurs, you’re less likely to fall victim to them and stay focused. Successful people are FOCUSED people.

Feb 19, 2020
What Is Fear and How to Overcome It, with Spectacular Smith - TSE041
15:18

Accept It. Identify It. Face It. Feel It. Overcome It.

A large degree of what you accomplish in life, what you are capable of, is going to depend on how you deal with fear.  You might be afraid to confront someone, borrow money to grow your business, or introduce yourself to someone you admire. We all have moments of fear, but very few of us see those moments as opportunities both internally and externally.

Feb 12, 2020
How to Keep Going After Failures, with Spectacular Smith - TSE040
15:18

Like any entrepreneur, at some point you will feel like giving up as you think you are failing, you’re not good enough or that your idea is no good. Everyone goes through this stage at some point — or multiple points — in their lives, entrepreneur or not. The important thing is to keep going and not to give up. If you truly want something then you must strive to make it a reality and work at it every day or chance you get, regardless of the inevitable obstacles.

Feb 06, 2020
Like It or Not, You Are Always Leading by Example, with Spectacular Smith - TSE039
15:18

If leading by example is one of the best ways to motivate the best in others, then leading by words that aren't mirrored by your actions is one of the most certain ways to bring out the worst in others. No matter what the situation is or how well you justify your double standards, when people witness you saying one thing and doing another, it ALWAYS feels like a betrayal.

Dec 18, 2019
Authentic Relationships are the Most Valuable Resource for Success, with Spectacular Smith - TSE038
14:11

People say that time is our most valuable resource. I would say that relationships are our most valuable resource, but they take time to develop. Often, relationships get put on the back-burner, mostly due to “not enough time to build them.” In an era where virtual reality is overtaking personal relationships, it is more important than ever to be aware of the people around you. One person may be the one catalyst that impacts you or your company in a monumental way. By cultivating trust first, you will set yourself up for lifelong success.

Dec 13, 2019
The Power of Thinking Ahead, with Spectacular Smith - TSE037
08:09

Most people move through life aimlessly unaware that at some point, they'll need to plan ahead accordingly to obtain any goal they have set.

'Preparation is half the battle' and without preparation, you will LOSE in the end.

Dec 04, 2019
Why Thinking Deeply Is Critical, with Dan Lok and Spectacular Smith - TSE036
49:00

Dan Lok and Spectacular Smith sit down to discuss not only what it takes to be an Entrepreneur, but how-to sustain the lifestyle of an Entrepreneur who is effective, enduring, and innovative. In this episode, Dan Lok touches on the importance of culture, teamwork, his biggest mistakes and also explains his '5 Core Values' that were, and still are, pivotal to his career.

Nov 27, 2019
Be Yourself or Be Miserable, with Spectacular Smith - TSE035
08:53

In today's 'Insta-gratification Era' it can feel impossible to be grateful for what we currently have & own. This type of unhealthy thinking causes you to comprise your own integrity and self-respect, all for the sake of online attention. You'll be willing to take any & every shortcut for likes and reposts while never realizing cutting corners = walking in circles.

You have to learn to love and be YOURSELF, or forever be miserable. This is the real difference between winners and losers!

 

Nov 20, 2019
Earning It vs Looking for Shortcuts, with Spectacular Smith - TSE034
16:17

The reality is that there are no such things as shortcuts in life. Everything obtained in life is part of a process. Shortcuts are disguised 'wins' that inevitably lead to long trails of consequences. Put the work in and earn what you need and want so it isn't a temporary win!

Nov 14, 2019
Learning The Best Branding Strategies, with Spectacular Smith - TSE033
11:55

'Simply put, your brand is your promise to your customer.'

1. How to create your brand name.
2. How to figure out your brand strategy.
3. Reverse engineer your competition. (Market Research)
4. Getting influencers involved.
5. Getting paid media (Advertising dollars)

For advanced tips and tricks visit HelpMeGoViral.com where Spectacular breaks down how-to grow your social media accounts and create six-figure businesses. (FREE TRAINING)

Oct 23, 2019
Living Your Dreams & Avoiding Regret, with Spectacular Smith - TSE032
11:04

"Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes." - Carl Jung

Oct 16, 2019
Smart Investments Everyone Should Know, with Spectacular Smith - TSE031
13:21

"Money is plentiful for those who understand the simple laws which govern its acquisition."

Quote From: George S. Clason "The Richest Man in Babylon"

 

Sep 28, 2019
You Don't Eliminate a Bad Habit, You Replace It, with Spectacular Smith - TSE030
09:30

'Your bad habit is your enemy’s ally.' 

Sep 22, 2019
Fear Is Your #1 Enemy, with Spectacular Smith - TSE029
11:11

Unresolved fear causes procrastination, avoidance behavior, overwhelms you, anxiety, and inaction. This is something that everyone experiences in their life and in business. Having the courage to willingly become aware of your own fears and conquer them unlocks your inner power.

Anything that you fear, walk towards it.

Sep 14, 2019
Getting Out Of Your Own Way By Not Making Excuses, with Spectacular Smith - TSE028
10:42

Once you stop making excuses for yourself, it becomes a lot easier to obtain your goals.

Sep 05, 2019
Eliminate Victimhood Mentality And Get Your Power Back, with Spectacular Smith - TSE027
11:49

It's always about perspective.

“There were 20 bad to horrible things that happened today, but I choose to focus on the one positive thing.”

Aug 28, 2019
You Have A Business Startup Plan, Now How Do You Build a Team from Ground-Zero?, with Spectacular Smith - TSE026
10:21

How do you build a team when your business is starting from ground-zero? How do you get others involved without having a startup plan? Or having absolutely zero sales? The answer is to start with those who trust you in the current moment! That could be a best-friend, a family member, maybe even someone from your workplace. In Episode 26 Spectacular breaks down the process and what to except at each step.

Aug 21, 2019
Keys To Actually Having Multiple Sources of Income, with Spectacular Smith - TSE025
12:45

Having multiple streams of income isn't about having multiple businesses from the start. It's about having the patience and endurance to master one business through its ups and downs and possibly even rock bottom.

Keep your resilience and that ONE business can and will fund MULTIPLE.

Aug 16, 2019
Tips on Developing and Maintaining Professional Relationships, with Spectacular Smith - TSE024
10:32

In Episode 24, Spectacular gives tips on maintaining professional relationships by breaking down his own system that helps organize your communication style towards your peers. Having trouble maintaining professional relationships? Ask yourself 'How am I communicating?' Communication is the foundation of relationships and organization.

Aug 03, 2019
Why Asking for Help Shows Maturity and Confidence, with Spectacular Smith - TSE023
15:09

Believing that needing help is a sign of 'Weakness' is an obstacle that needs to be overcome. It's a sign of strength. You know what you need and you're not afraid to reach out for it.

Jul 18, 2019
Simple Secrets for Getting More Clients, with Spectacular Smith - TSE022
10:22

In this episode, Spectacular gives his tips on how to leverage and expand your existing business network to gain more clients.

"Our friends don't love us for what we do, they love us for who we are (hint, the same is true for customers, clients & employees)" - Simon Sinek

Jul 12, 2019
Why Eliminating Toxic People Is A Magic Tool, with Spectacular Smith - TSE021
15:52

You don't outgrow people meant to stay in your life. If you continue to include yourself with people that are nothing like you—you are going to get the punishment that is meant for them.

Jul 06, 2019
How Knowing Your Weaknesses Can Become Your Strengths, with Spectacular Smith - TSE020
09:18

Instead of striving to use your strengths more often, aim to use them more wisely. 

Jun 25, 2019
How To Form A Powerful Mastermind Group and Advisory Board, with Spectacular Smith - TSE019
14:10

"Intentions compressed into words enfold magical power.” - Deepak Chopra

 

 

 

Jun 18, 2019
How I Lost Out On $100M with Grumpy Cat, with Spectacular Smith - TSE018
10:58

After seeing this cat on YouTube in 2012, I created a Twitter account name GrumpyyCat and made the cat go viral within days making her the most popular meme on the internet. My account gained over 1M followers.

Grumpy Cat is one of the richest cats in the world. From merch in places like Walmart and Macy helped generate over a net-worth of 100 million.

May 18, 2019
Why Supporting Others is Key & Weeding Out Weak Links, with Spectacular Smith - TSE017
12:39

If you're not supporting the right people in your life, you're supporting the toxic ones. Test your circle for weak links.

 

Toxic people try to control you.

Toxic people disregard your boundaries.

Toxic people take without giving.

Toxic people are always “right.”

Toxic people aren’t honest.

Toxic people love to be victims.

Toxic people don’t take responsibility.

May 11, 2019
Why Supporting Others is Key & Weeding Out Weak Links, with Spectacular Smith - TSE017
12:39
May 11, 2019
Win The Day: The Power List & Empowering Self-Talk, with Spectacular Smith - TSE016
12:46

"Using mantras and affirmations actually changes neural pathways in the brain, as well as reprograms the subconscious. This new circuitry becomes a natural part of your personality (personal reality)." - Maryam Hasnaa

Apr 24, 2019
Compassion Isn’t a Soft Leadership Skill. It’s a Crucial Power Skill, with Spectacular Smith - TSE015
08:57

"Compassion is the key. While empathy is the tendency to feel others’ emotions and take them on as if you were feeling them, compassion is the intent to contribute to the happiness and well-being of others. Compassion, therefore, is more proactive, which means we can make a habit of it. By doing so, we can counter the loss of empathy that results from holding power, and in turn enable better leadership and human connections at work." - Harvard Business Review (Leadership Article - February 2018)

Apr 15, 2019
Self-Esteem & The Process of Mastering Your Craft, with Spectacular Smith - TSE014
10:03

“The people at the top of any given field didn’t get there just by working hard. Yes, hard work is necessary, but just as important is being smart about the work you’re doing, and focusing on doing the things that will help you improve.” -Tim Hererra (The New York Times)

It's easy to focus and fall in love with the materialistic end result (the jewelry, the cars, the clothes, etc.) without acknowledging the mindset used by the giants we admire (Jay-Z, Diddy, Nipsey Hussle) that earned the accomplishments we tell ourselves we're striving for. Nearly everyone at the top is hard working, but most people at the bottom are hard working too. Hard work is important to success, but it’s dangerous to see it as the most important thing. So what's more important? What makes one person more successful than the next? It starts with what you value and what you know makes you truly valuable.

Apr 09, 2019
Birth of Adwizar (Rolling Out Conference) with Spectacular Smith - TSE013
09:20
Mar 01, 2019
A Team That Grows Together Stays Together, with Spectacular Smith - TSE012
09:46

If every member of a team doesn't commit to grow together, they will grow apart.

Feb 11, 2019
Networking and Not Being An Energy Vampire, with Spectacular Smith - TSE011
09:19

The true value of networking doesn't come from how many people we can meet but rather how many people we can introduce to others.

Feb 03, 2019
#PersonalGrowthChallenge & Importance of Accountability Partners, with Spectacular Smith - TSE010
11:41

How do we create a system that enables us to become our greatest-self? Becoming our greatest-self requires us doing our Inner-work (Self-Improvement) while creating and maintaining an environment of people that have our best interest at heart.

This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

Sep 01, 2018
No Is Just A Temporary Yes, with Spectacular Smith - TSE009
11:04

"In business as in life - You don't get what you deserve, you get what you negotiate." - Chester K.

This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

Jul 07, 2018
Being A Jack Of All Trades And Master of None, People Pleasing and Sticking To Your Roots, with Spectacular Smith - TSE008
10:11

Life in general with always have obstacles no matter what you wish to do, its important to move smart. To move smart; you have to get smart. You need to study like you’re career depends on it because it does. Why? Because If you’re doing business within a lane in which its culture you don’t understand—you WILL create unnecessary obstacles for yourself.

This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

May 31, 2018
Putting God First, Making Everyday Meaningful and Managing Stress, with Spectacular Smith - TSE007
13:37

Most people don’t like specifying goals because they don’t want to specify conditions for failure. If you keep yourself vague and foggy, which is easy, it won’t be apparent when you have failed. Not specifying your own goals means not knowing your target and not having a clue what you’re aiming at, so now what? You must plan a life that you would like to have. Having a schedule makes all the difference to having the day you actually want—while simultaneously creating the possibility of a goal-structure.

This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

May 15, 2018
Thinking For Yourself, Making Smart Sacrifices and Spending Your Money Wisely, with Spectacular Smith - TSE006
14:04

Focus on being the best in your own World!. Your main competition should always be yourself. This creates transparency to what you actually want in life. Your mind is now no longer cluttered with ‘What will everyone else think?’ A clear mind is a mind that can make precise decisions, which in-turn creates a better life overall.

This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

May 08, 2018
Taking Yourself To The Next Level, Self-Discipline and Dealing With Obstacles, with Spectacular Smith - TSE005
10:25

People often say that there isn't a single person that can hold them back from achieving their goals that they set for themselves. No parent, professor, best friend or stranger can dictate your future. However, although those people shouldn't prevent you from being successful, there is one individual who will always be there to judge you. Whether you like it or not, they will be there peering over your shoulder, overanalyzing every decision, criticizing every flaw.

That person is you.

This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

Apr 26, 2018
Mentorship, Negative Friends and Not Being A Lazy Thinker, with Spectacular Smith - TSE004
18:33

Negativity is contagious. Not having positive people around you that have your best interest in mind will and does slow you down tremendously. Luckily we are now in the “Information Age”. You can Google just about anything including your own personal like-minded mentor on YouTube or a Podcast. The next time you come across an obstacle you can now ask yourself ex.“What would Master P or Warren Buffett do?”.

https://academy.adwizar.com/webinar-registration

This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

Apr 17, 2018
Growth and Time Management, with Spectacular Smith - TSE003
09:20

Managing your time is KEY. What are you doing everyday to make a difference in your life?

This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

Apr 11, 2018
Grinding Includes Research, with Spectacular Smith - TSE002
12:50

There are two things you need to know too be successful. What are your strengths and what is your passion? Combine the two and research those like-minded individuals.

This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

Apr 01, 2018
You Don't Need Every Tool In The Toolbox, with Spectacular Smith - TSE001
06:24

Don't get stuck in the preparation stage. Focus on small things every day that move you in the direction of your objective.

This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

Mar 28, 2018