Young and Profiting

By Hala Taha

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 Apr 13, 2021

Sharyn Konyak
 Feb 25, 2021
This episode with Matthew McConaughey really resonated. Hala's thought-provoking questions had him opening up about his journey in a way that was so real. I was hanging on every word.

Patricia DL - YAP
 Feb 23, 2021
YAP's Episode is always full of great and meaningful content. I highly recommend subscribing to YAP if you're someone looking to grow each day by simply listening to each episode!!

James Inductivo
 Feb 14, 2021
If you're someone who's committed to growing every aspect of your life, this is podcast to listen to!

Michael
 Feb 13, 2021
Hala's story along with her wide variety of guests have really left an impression on me. I feel pumped and motivated by the end of every episode.

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𝐋𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐧. 𝐋𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐧. 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐟𝐢𝐭. At Young and Profiting Podcast we investigate a new self-improvement topic each week and interview some of the brightest minds in the world―turning their wisdom into actionable advice you can use in your life no matter your age, profession or industry. Our subject matter ranges from enhancing productivity, how to gain influence, the art of side hustles and more! If you’re smart and like to continually improve yourself, hit the subscribe button, because you’ll love it here at Young and Profiting Podcast.

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#112: Overcoming Trauma with Holocaust Survivor, Dr. Edith Eger
01:09:35

Hear From Holocaust Survivor and Psychologist, Dr. Edith Eger! 

 

In this episode, we are chatting with Dr. Edith Eger, a best-selling author, psychologist, and survivor of the Holocaust. In 1944, she was taken to Auschwitz as a teenager and separated from her parents, who were taken to the gas chamber. Surviving on her bravery and imagination, she was able to stay alive until American soldiers liberated the camp. She went on to move to America and received a Bachelors of Psychology as well as a Doctorate.

 

Dr. Eger is a prolific author and a member of several professional associations. She has a clinical practice in La Jolla, California, and holds a faculty appointment at the University of California, San Diego. She has appeared on numerous television programs including CNN and the Oprah Winfrey Show, and was the primary subject of a holocaust documentary that appeared on Dutch National Television. 

 

In today’s episode, we chat about Edith’s shot at competing in the Olympics as a teenager, her horrifying experience during the Holocaust, how her mental strength helped her survive. We’ll also chat more about how you can use your imagination to protect yourself, how to conquer traumatic experiences, why the label ‘victim’ shouldn’t be used, and Dr. Edith’s best tips to move forward from trauma and guilt. This is such a sobering and insightful episode that you definitely do not want to miss! 

 

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Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

 

Timestamps:

 

03:06 - Dr. Edith’s Life Before the Holocaust

06:22 - Dr. Edith’s Journey through the Holocaust 

07:35 - Why Edith Couldn’t Compete in the Olympics 

10:22 - How to Deal With Being in a Minority and Potential Shame 

12:26 - Dr. Edith’s Final Moments With Her Mother 

16:09 - How Dr. Edith Survived Her Time in Auschwitz

19:18 - Daily Life in Auschwitz and Edith’s Experiences

23:54 - Dr. Edith’s Lingering Survivors Guilt 

28:21 - What Dr. Edith Did for 10 Years After the Holocaust

30:43 - How To Use Imagination to Protect Your Mental State 

36:26 - How To Fully Grieve Traumatic Experiences

39:24 - Dr. Edith’s New Book, The Gift

40:33 - What Happens When You Are A Prisoner Of Your Own Mind

42:20 - Why Dr. Edith’s Not a Victim

45:08 - How to Move From ‘Victim’ to ‘Survivor’

47:09 - How to Control Internal Negative Talk

49:35 - How to End Hatred and Make Progress

51:57 - Actionable Steps To Deal With Trauma 

57:48 - Does Dr. Edith Forgives the Nazis?

1:00:06 - Dr. Edith’s Secret to Profiting in Life

 

Mentioned in the Episode:

 

Dr. Edith’s Website: https://dreditheger.com/

Dr. Edith’s New Book, The Gift: https://dreditheger.com/the-gift-2/

Apr 19, 2021
#YAPLive: Breaking Into The Tech Industry Career Panel on Clubhouse
01:53:15

How can you break into the tech industry and land a successful career doing something that you love?

 

Today on the show Hala is joined by industry experts, top recruiters and career coaches to discuss how you can more effectively land those interviews in the tech field, and how you can blow them away during that interview. 

 

The tech industry has been strong over the last several years: IT unemployment continues to shrink, salaries inch higher each year and innovation continues to create exciting career opportunities. In fact, a recent survey found that 86 percent of businesses have trouble finding tech talent and the gap is only getting bigger and job opportunities projected to grow 11% by 2029.

 

In this episode, Hala and friends chat about how using your personal brand can speak volumes when trying to break into the industry, and how getting used to industry language and key terms before you’re actually in the field can help give you the confidence you need.  The panel also covers how to stand out amongst a sea of resumes, ace your interview and sky rocket your career once you have your foot in the door.  

 

Meet the Panel

 

Jarrett Albritton (http://linkedin.com/in/jarrettalbritton)

A client-focused sales team leader with a consistent track record of delivering value to clients while meeting measurement targets. Since 2006 Jarrett has closed over $40 million in software and tech deals. www.rockonsuccess.com/3secrets

 

Christian Bourdeau (https://www.linkedin.com/in/christianbourdeau)

Christian has a goal to help minorities, women, students, and non-tech pros pivot into tech. He works for PlayStation as a senior analytics engineer.

 

Glaze Martillano (https://www.linkedin.com/in/glazemartillano/

Glaze is Talent Acquisition at Facebook & Instagram and Career Coach. She is a huge advocate for women in tech and diversity, empowering high-ambitious professionals to align purpose with impact. 

 

Jonathan Javier (https://www.linkedin.com/in/jonathan-wonsulting/)

Jonathan is the CEO and Founder Wonsulting with a mission: to turn underdogs into winners. Jonathan has helped tens of thousands of clients land offers at top companies including Google, Facebook, Amazon, LinkedIn, Cisco, and more 

 

Lauren Berger (www.internqueen.com)

CEO & Founder of both CareerQueen.com and InternQueen.com, reaching over 6 million people and connecting them with their dream careers. Lauren also has a  marketing agency that helps leading brands activate brand ambassadors and establish a presence at colleges

 

Social Media:

 

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Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

Apr 16, 2021
#111: Future Proof Yourself with Jay Samit
01:18:24

Future Proof Yourself! 

 

In today’s episode, we are chatting with Jay Samit, a best selling author, entrepreneur and digital media innovator. He is the author of best-selling book, Disrupt You, as well as his new book, Future Proofing You. He has raised hundreds of millions of dollars for startups, advises Fortune 500 firms, transformed entire industries, revamped government institutions, and for three decades, has continued to be at the forefront of global trends.

 

In this episode, we chat about how Jay was at the forefront of many industries, how he got his start in media and his experience with dyslexia (and how 1 in 3 CEOs have it). We’ll also talk more about Jay’s new book, Future Proofing You, how he mentored a man from couch surfer to self-made millionaire, the most significant changes to business because of the pandemic, and we’ll discuss NFTs and Augmented Reality. 

 

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Social Media: 

 

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Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

 

Timestamps:

 

04:01 - Jay’s Firsts and His Background

06:52 - How Jay Landed a Job in Media 

09:41 - Jay’s Experience with Dyslexia 

13:32 - Why Jay Wrote His New Book, Future Proofing You

16:55 - Story of Jay’s Mentorship From Couch-Surfer to Millionaire

21:47 - Why Truth #1 is Having a Growth Mindset

25:29 - Why There are No More Gatekeepers

28:45 - Best Ways to Develop Your Business to Make Money Overnight 

44:26 - Running Through Some of The 12 Truths

54:53 - Changes Because of the Pandemic

58:50 - Definition of Spatial Reality and its Future 

1:03:18 - Ways to Learn about Augmented Reality

1:05:59 - Explanation of NFTs

1:10:49 - Jay’s Secret to Profiting in Life

 

Mentioned in the Episode:

 

Jay’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jaysamit

Jay’s Website: http://jaysamit.com/

Jay’s New Book, Future Proofing You: https://www.amazon.com/Future-Proofing-You-Opportunity-Controlling/dp/1119772060

Apr 12, 2021
#YAPLive The Rise of Clubhouse: Monetization, Features and Predictions [Part 2]
01:54:34

Will Clubhouse stick around for the long haul?

 

Today on the show Hala is joined by top moderators, influencers, social media executives and club owners to talk about the future of Clubhouse and if it will stick around once all of the “big dogs” like Slack, Twitter and LinkedIn come in and copy it. 

 

We’re also talking about the new tipping feature on Clubhouse, how people are currently monetizing on the app, and the different ways Clubhouse can expand on features in the future to support creators.  

 

This episode is sponsored by Koji. Head over to withkoji.com to supercharge your link in bio with features like the Koji Tipping Jar, Email Subscription and more!

 

**Meet the panel**

 

Mario Armstrong -  Emmy Award winning Media entrepreneur, tech expert and on-air personality who regularly appears on NBC's TODAY.  MarioArmstrong.com/course

Steve Olsher - Steve has created several multi-million dollar companies from scratch and is currently the Founder and Editor-In-Chief of Podcast Magazine.  www.PodcastMagazine.com/free

Polina Groman -  Polina is an award winning global strategic advisor and visionary connector. PolinaGro.com

Dmitry Shapiro - CEO of Koji, a new app store for social media, and a former Google Executive and CTO of Myspace. withkoji.com

Christian Bourdeau - Business Analyst at Playstation and CH Town Hall moderator. https://www.linkedin.com/in/christianbourdeau

Ade Ade - Engineering at Netflix and startup adviser. 

Suhaib Imtiaz - Founder of the largest club in Clubhouse - The Human Behaviour Club, Suhaib is a Board Certified Lifestyle medicine doctor 

Joey Hickson - Joey Hickson is a social media producer and influencer with a 4M+ following on Instagram 

Caroline Geraghty  - The Clubhouse Newbie Expert an Clubhouse Manager at YAP Media

 

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Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

Apr 09, 2021
#YAPLive The Rise of Clubhouse: Navigating Drop-In Audio & Growing Influence [Part 1]
01:41:08

How can you optimize Clubhouse to make the most out of your experience?

 

Today on the show Hala is joined by top moderators, influencers, social media executives and club owners to talk about how Clubhouse first got started and where it has gone in the many months of skyrocketing popularity! With the anticipated rollout of all new Android users just around the corner, Clubhouse experts trying to cultivate the right environment for the platform.

In the second half, Hala also takes questions from the audience about how to best utilize Clubhouse, and what the future might look like for the popular social media platform. 

**Meet the panel**

Mario Armstrong -  Emmy Award winning Media entrepreneur, tech expert and on-air personality who regularly appears on NBC's TODAY.  MarioArmstrong.com/course

Steve Olsher - Steve has created several multi-million dollar companies from scratch and is currently the Founder and Editor-In-Chief of Podcast Magazine.  www.PodcastMagazine.com/free

Polina Groman -  Polina is an award winning global strategic advisor and visionary connector. PolinaGro.com

Dmitry Shapiro - CEO of Koji, a new app store for social media, and a former Google Executive and CTO of Myspace. withKoji.com 

Christian Bourdeau - Business Analyst at Playstation and CH Town Hall moderator.

Ade Ade - Engineering at Netflix and startup adviser. 

Suhaib Imtiaz - Founder of the largest club in Clubhouse - The Human Behaviour Club, Suhaib is a Board Certified Lifestyle medicine doctor 

Michael Robinson - Investor, advisor and strategist and the creator of the Founders Guild Mastermind.

Joey Hickson - Joey Hickson is a social media producer and influencer with a 4M+ following on Instagram 

Caroline Geraghty  - The Clubhouse Newbie Expert an Clubhouse Manager at YAP Media 

Tanner Chidester - American fitness coach, entrepreneur, and former fashion model

 

This episode is sponsored by Policy Genius, go to policygenius.com to get started!

 

 

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Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

Apr 07, 2021
#110: Master Your Mindset with Natasha Grano
51:19

Manifest your success with the right mindset!

In today’s episode, we are chatting with Natasha Grano, a massive Instagram influencer, mindset coach and motivational speaker. In just two years, Natasha grew her Instagram to 1.2 Million followers after researching social media growth strategies for almost three years. Natasha has helped thousands of people to learn the art of manifestation to improve their lives. She is also the best-selling author of Action Plan, which focuses on how to implement the Law of Attraction.

 

Natasha created the renowned MBS Method (Meditational Behavioural Synchronicity) - which helps people transform to a greater life!  Drawing on her own traumatic experiences she went through, Natasha shows you how to transform your life in every area and take back control of your health, wealth, love and success. Her programs have helped over 1.5 Million people transform their lives. She has been featured in Marie Claire, Daily Mail, and BBC. 

 

In this episode, Natasha and I talk about her beginnings as a child, the major illness she faced right after giving birth, and how she overcame that difficult time by identifying the need to make a mindset shift. We then talk further about how she super-charged her Instagram account, her top social media strategies, how you can grow a following, and the ways in which you can fight off negativity and negative thoughts.

 

Social Media:

 

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Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

 

Timestamps:

 

01:26 - Natasha’s Childhood

03:13 - What Natasha Wanted to Be As a Child

04:55 - Obstacles of Natasha’s Illness With a Newborn

08:45 - How Natasha Figured Herself Out

12:24 - Natasha’s Start on Social Media and Her Growth

15:32 - Natasha’s Social Scaling Strategy 

20:41 - Thoughts on Engagement Pods and Shoutouts 

25:24 - Natasha’s Resources on How to Grow a Following

26:53 - How to Combat Online Negativity

29:48 - The Law of Attraction and Cold Showers

32:03 - How to Turn Off Negative Thoughts

36:42 - How to Change How You Feel About Negative Topics

41:46 - Natasha’s Secret to Profiting in Life

 

Mentioned in the Episode:

 

Natasha’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/natashagrano/

Natasha’s CH handle: @natashagrano

Natasha’s Courses: https://natashagrano.net/courses/

Natasha’s MBS Method: https://natasha98106d.clickfunnels.com/optin1614789080626

Apr 05, 2021
#109: The Future Of Food with Olivia Fox Cabane [Spotlight on Alternative Protein]
01:10:53

Is alternative meat the future of food? 

 

In today’s episode, we are chatting with Olivia Fox Cabane, a best selling author, public speaker, and co-founder of Kindearth.Tech. Olivia is known as the author of The Charisma Myth and her upcoming release, The Genius Myth. She has taught leadership, innovation, genius, and charisma at Harvard, Yale, MIT, and the United Nations. She previously worked as a columnist for Forbes and The Huffington Post, and has been featured in The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. 

 

In this episode, we chat about the charisma and genius myths, the alternative meat industry, and cell agriculture. We’ll also talk more about Olivia’s definition of meat, the issues the industry faces, and the future of alternative meat.  

 

For 50% of your first Care/Of order go to www.TakeCareOf.com and enter code YAP50.

 

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Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

 

Timestamps:

 

03:50 - Olivia’s Transition from Author Into the Alternative Meat Industry

06:31 - How Charisma Myth, Genius Myth, and Alternative Protein are Related 

09:15 - What Are Alternative Protein Maps?

13:05 - How Big is the Alternative Protein Industry?

14:42 - Olivia’s Definition of Meat

16:12 - What Does Cell Agriculture Look Like?

18:40 - The Arguments Against Cell Agriculture

22:38 - Agriculture Isn’t a Revolution of Food, It’s the Logical Evolution of Food

24:42  - The Global Protein Crisis

26:58 - Why Gen Z Will Get People to Stop Eating Meat

31:25  - Why Gen Z & Millennials Are More Open to Cell-Based Meat

34:50 - The Barriers of the Industry

37:12 - What is the Scope of the Industry?

44:04 - Where Can People Learn More About Cell Agriculture?

49:51 - Olivia’s Perspective on Using Bugs for Protein 

51:10 - What is the Genius Myth? 

53:13 - Olivia’s Message to the World 

56:09 - Olivia’s Secret to Profiting in Life

 

Mentioned in the Episode:

 

Olivia’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ofc/

Olivia’s Website: https://www.askolivia.com/

Alternative Protein Maps: https://newprotein.org/

Kindearth.Tech: https://www.kindearth.tech/

The Good Food Institute: https://gfi.org/

Mar 29, 2021
#108: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion with Vernā Myers
01:00:54

How can diversity and inclusion help your company?

 

The bottom line: it motivates people and is shown to have a positive financial impact!

 

In today’s episode, we are chatting with Vernā Myers, VP of Inclusion Strategy at Netflix, Harvard-trained lawyer, and founder of the Vernā Myers Company. Vernā is a best-selling author and is known as a cultural change catalyst, influencer, thought leader, and social commentator. Vernā has been featured on CNN and cited in numerous publications including The Atlantic, Bloomberg BNA, Business Insider, Forbes, Fortune, Harvard Business Review, Refinery29, and TED NPR Radio to name a few.

 

In this episode, Vernā and I talk about her transition from Harvard Law to her focus on diversity and inclusion, defining equity, and sorting through unconscious biases. We then talk further about how you can be an ally, understanding microaggressions and micro-affirmations, the financial impact of D&I for companies, and the difference between sympathy versus empathy.

 

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Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

 

Timestamps:

 

01:10 - Vernā’s Shift From Law to Diversity & Inclusion

03:39 - How Vernā Uses Her Law Skills Today

05:45 - Verna’s Definition of Diversity and Inclusion

08:46 - Understanding The Concept of Equity

10:46 - Imposter Syndrome and its Relation to Diversity

14:31 - Experience with Unconscious Bias

17:28 - Improving Your Unconscious Bias Over Time

19:20 - Social Hierarchy Framework: Prejudice to -isms

24:24 - How to Lift Up Marginalized Groups as Leaders

27:23 - How to Support with Balance

29:41 - How to Raise Children in a World Full of Biases

34:25 - What is a Microaggression? 

37:53 - What are Micro-Affirmations?

40:28 - The Financial Impact of D&I

45:09 - Sympathetic vs. Empathy/Compassion

48:27 - Continuing this Conversation

51:40 - Vernā’s Secret to Profiting in Life

 

Mentioned in the Episode:

Vernā’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vernamyers/

Vernā’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/VernaMyers

Vernā’s Website: https://www.vernamyers.com/

Mar 22, 2021
#YAPLive: Secrets to Optimize Your Life with David Nurse, Dr. Ethan Kross, Mateo Franceschetti and Dr. Meeta Singh Mohindra
01:06:00

In today's show, Hala Taha is joined by a panel of experts like David Nurse, Dr. Ethan Kross, Mateo Franceschetti and Dr. Meeta Singh Mohindra to discuss on how to Optimise Your life in terms of  Productivity, Focus, Mental Health and Physical Health. Listen to this episode in full and absorb all the knowledge from this episode to step up your life.

 

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Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

Mar 19, 2021
#106: Launching a Business or Side Hustle with Josh Kaufman
01:02:43

Want to start a business but not sure where (or how) to start?!

 

In today’s episode, we are talking with Josh Kaufman, best-selling author, researcher, and speaker. Josh's TEDx talk on The First 20 Hours is one of the top 25 most-viewed TED talks published to date, with over 22 million views on YouTube. His research has been featured by The New York Times, The BBC, The Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, Fortune, Forbes, Time, BusinessWeek, Wired, Fast Company, Financial Times, HarvardBusiness.org, The World Economic Forum, Inside Higher Ed, Lifehacker, MarketWatch, The Independent, Bloomberg TV, PBS Next Avenue, CCTV, and CNN's Sanjay Gupta MD.

 

In this episode, we chat about Josh’s first book, Personal MBA, signs to find a viable market if you are starting a business, and the characteristics that all good products/services have. We’ll also talk more about how to test out your business idea, actionable steps to decide pricing, learning curves, the aspects of rapid skills acquisition, and more. This is a jam packed episode that we made it into two parts - so make sure to catch both!

 

Social Media:

 

Follow YAP on IG: www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting

Reach out to Hala directly at Hala@YoungandProfiting.com

Follow Hala on Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/

Follow Hala on Instagram: www.instagram.com/yapwithhala

Follow Hala on ClubHouse: @halataha

Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

 

Timestamps:

 

04:15 - How Josh’s Degree Shaped His Career

07:43 - Why Josh Decided to Write His Book, Personal MBA

11:50 - How to Find a Viable Market 

19:41 - Signs to Look for if There’s Real Opportunity

 26:16 - Good Characteristics of a Product or Service

29:56 - Exceptional Product/Service in the Pandemic

32:24 - Best Ways to Test Business Ideas

35:38 - Steps to Decide Pricing 

44:20 - Different Objections to Anticipate

 

Mentioned in the Episode:

 

Josh’s Website: joshkaufman.net

Josh’s First Book, Personal MBA: https://personalmba.com/

Josh’s Second Book, The First 20 Hours: https://first20hours.com/

Josh’s New Book, How to Fight a Hydra: https://howtofightahydra.com/#home

Mar 15, 2021
#107: How to Learn a New Skill in 20 Hours with Josh Kaufman
44:10

Want to start a business but not sure where (or how) to start?!

 

In today’s episode, we are talking with Josh Kaufman, best-selling author, researcher, and speaker. Josh's TEDx talk on The First 20 Hours is one of the top 25 most-viewed TED talks published to date, with over 22 million views on YouTube. His research has been featured by The New York Times, The BBC, The Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, Fortune, Forbes, Time, BusinessWeek, Wired, Fast Company, Financial Times, HarvardBusiness.org, The World Economic Forum, Inside Higher Ed, Lifehacker, MarketWatch, The Independent, Bloomberg TV, PBS Next Avenue, CCTV, and CNN's Sanjay Gupta MD.

 

In this episode, we chat about Josh’s first book, Personal MBA, signs to find a viable market if you are starting a business, and the characteristics that all good products/services have. We’ll also talk more about how to test out your business idea, actionable steps to decide pricing, learning curves, the aspects of rapid skills acquisition, and more. This is a jam packed episode that we made it into two parts - so make sure to catch both!

 

Social Media:

 

Follow YAP on IG: www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting

Reach out to Hala directly at Hala@YoungandProfiting.com

Follow Hala on Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/

Follow Hala on Instagram: www.instagram.com/yapwithhala

Follow Hala on ClubHouse: @halataha

Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

 

Timestamps:

 

03:29 - Perfecting Skills in 20 Hours 

10:04 - Emotions Behind Starting Something New

13:46 - What a Learning Curve Looks Like

21:31 - 4 Steps of Rapid Skill Acquisition 

29:40 - How Josh’s TED Talk Changed His Life

34:39 - Premise of Josh’s New Book, How to Fight a Hydra

39:58 - Josh’s Secret to Profiting in Life

 

Mentioned in the Episode:

 

Josh’s Website: joshkaufman.net

Josh’s First Book, Personal MBA: https://personalmba.com/

Josh’s Second Book, The First 20 Hours: https://first20hours.com/

Josh’s New Book, How to Fight a Hydra: https://howtofightahydra.com/#home

Mar 15, 2021
#105: Smarter Ways to WFH (Work From Home) with Laura Vanderkam
48:48

Stressed out about working from home?

 

Then stress no more!

 

In this episode, we are chatting with Laura Vanderkam, best-selling author, podcast host, and productivity expert. Her Ted talk, How to Gain Control of Your Free Time, has been viewed over 11 million times! She is also the host of Before Breakfast which features productivity tips every weekday morning. Her work has been featured in the The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, City Journal, Fortune, and Fast Company and she has appeared on shows such as The Today Show and CBS This Morning.

 

In this week’s episode, we talk about Laura’s new book, The New Corner Office, which is all about how to work from home, the benefits of having a routine, and creating work rituals. We’ll also dive deeper into how to cultivate a great WFH environment, ta-da lists (instead of to-do lists), why planning out your week ahead of time is beneficial, and more!

 

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Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

 

Timestamps:

 

03:56 - Laura’s Past Five Years

05:07 - Benefits of Having a Routine and How to Have a Good One 

07:35 - Opinion on a Fake/Mock Commute

09:11 - Advice on Dressing while WFH

11:09 - What’s a ‘Monday Morning’ Ritual

12:53 - How to Respond to Fires at Work

15:02 - Thoughts on Batching

17:07 - Laura’s Work Environment and How to Have the Best Environment

20:56 - How to Limit Distractions

22:51 - Ta-Da Lists

26:30 - How to Prioritize Tasks

28:19 - Why to Plan Out Your Week On Fridays 

31:36 - Visualizing Your Future to Help Your Goals

34:57 - Why Designing Your Ideal Week is Important

37:30 - How to Keep Employees Engaged and Good Company Cultures 

40:55 - Looking at Time with an ‘Abundance’ Mindset

42:35 - Laura’s Secret to Profiting in Life

 

Mentioned in the Episode:

 

Laura’s New Book, From the Corner Office: https://lauravanderkam.com/books/the-new-corner-office-how-the-most-successful-people-work-from-home/

Laura’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lauravanderkam/

Laura’s Website: https://lauravanderkam.com/

Mar 08, 2021
#YAPLive: Comeback Stories, Success After Rejection & Setbacks with Alex Carter, Natasha Grano, Heather Monahan, and Amberly Lago
01:33:52

Today on the show Hala is joined with some of the biggest most successful women on the planet, Heather Monahan, Alex Carter, Natasha Grano, and Amberly Lago. They are discussing some of their biggest setbacks in their lives and how they've overcome them!

 

In the second half of the episode, they are taking questions live from listeners who tuned into the Clubhouse event, and they discuss some of their rejections and setbacks in life and get some advice on how to move forward and continue to succeed!

 

This is a motivating episode filled with tough stories about triumph over hard times, you don't want to miss it!

 

Mentioned in the Episode:

 

Natasha's Free Course: https://natashagrano.net/courses/

 

Amberly Lago's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/amberlylagomotivation/?hl=en

 

Alex Carter's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alexandrabcarter

 

Heather Monahan's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heathermonahan/?hl=en

 

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Mar 05, 2021
#104: Harness Your Strengths with Marcus Buckingham
01:20:54

FINALLY understand your strengths!

 

In today’s episode, we are chatting with Marcus Buckingham, a best-selling author, motivational speaker and business consultant. He spent two decades at Gallup helping co-create the StrengthsFinder tool and is now CEO of his own coaching firm, The Marcus Buckingham Company as well as currently leading the ADP Research Institute. Marcus has been featured in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Forbes, Fortune, Fast Company, The Today Show, and The Oprah Winfrey Show.

 

In this episode, we chat about the differences between strengths and weaknesses, how to build up your strengths, and understand how to take feedback. We’ll then talk more about the uniqueness of every person on a team, how teams can work to build on their strengths, the best qualities of managers, and Marcus’ vision of the future of work.

 

Sponsored by Podcast Republic: https://www.podcastrepublic.net/podcast/1368888880

 

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Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

 

Timestamps:

 

00:43 - Difference Between Strengths and Weaknesses

02:37 - How to Understand Your Strengths and Weaknesses

06:06 - How to Build Up Your Strengths

12:22 - Are Weaknesses Related to Strengths?

18:57 - Understanding Feedback and Reactions

25:29 - Facts About 360 Feedback

32:15 - The Uniqueness of Each Person

35:52 - How a Team Can Work on Their Strengths

42:58 - Best Qualities of Managers

51:56 - How to Identify Leaders

55:45 - COVID Engagement Research

1:03:05 - The Future of Work

1:11:14 - Marcus’ Secret to Profiting in Life

 

Mentioned In The Episode:

 

Marcus’ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marcus-buckingham/

Marcus’ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/marcusbuckingham

Marcus’ Twitter: https://twitter.com/mwbuckingham

Marcus’ Website: https://www.marcusbuckingham.com/

Marcus’ Research Organization: https://www.adpri.org/

Mar 01, 2021
#103: Selfmade Entrepreneurship with Brit Morin
58:34

Become a Selfmade Entrepreneur with Brit Morin!

 

In this episode, we are chatting with Brit Morin, founder and CEO of Brit+CO, a popular lifestyle website. Brit grew up loving arts and crafts, but after she learned how to code in teens, she traded her love of art for a career in technology and marketing -- working with huge names in Silicon Valley like Apple and Google straight after college. At the age of 25, she decided to create her own business, Brit+Co, to center around accessible and helpful DIY how-to’s. In 10 years, she’s secured over $50M in funding and over 1.2 Billion page views! Today, she also hosts her own podcast, Teach Me Something New, is a budding investor (she invested in the booming audio-only social media app, Clubhouse), and recently launched Self-Made, an interactive start-up school to empower female entrepreneurs!

 

In this week’s episode, we talk about Brit’s passion for creativity growing up as a kid, why we tend to become less creative as we become adults, and why you should try to set aside time for creativity every single day. We’ll also dive deeper into Brit’s beginnings at Apple and Google, why Brit created Brit+Co, how she raised capital, her own investing endeavors, and her new venture to help other women become successful entrepreneurs, Self-Made.

 

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Timestamps:

 

00:46 - How Brit’s Creativity Grew Out of Her Childhood

02:09 - Why Creativity Diminishes As You Age 

05:22- The Scope of Creativity

08:49 - How Brit’s Childhood Influenced Her Success Today

14:33 - Brit’s Background of Coding

16:42 - Brit’s Start in Silicon Valley

19:21 - Experiencing Steve Jobs’ Leadership

22:25 - What Brit Took From Her Past Experience to Brit+Co

27:10 - Why Marissa Mayer Mentored Brit

30:50 - The Beginnings of Brit+Co

35:34 - When Brit Knew Brit+Co Would be Successful

38:37 - How Brit Raised Money

41:29 - The Ways Brit Decides to Invest in Companies 

43:49 - Brit’s Venture, Self-Made

46:37 - Success Stories from Self-Made

50:18 - Brit’s Secret to Profiting in Life

 

Mentioned In The Episode:

 

Brit’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/britmorin

Brit’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brit/

Brit’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/brit

Brit’s Website, Brit+Co: https://www.brit.co/

Self-Made: https://tryselfmade.com/enroll

Brit’s Podcast: https://www.brit.co/listen/

Feb 22, 2021
#YAPLive: Hacking Human Behavior on Clubhouse with Mark Bowden, Chase Hughes, Blanca Cobb and Amilya Antonetti
01:51:08

Strengthen interpersonal skills and better understand your own thinking & those around you! 🎤💰

Join Hala & top experts on human behavior and body language: Mark Bowden, Chase Hughes, Blanca Cobb and Amilya Antonetti! 🤓🔥

Looking to hack human behavior to better understand motivations, intentions and actions? Look no further than this week’s new YAP episode, recorded live on Clubhouse!

Hala is joined by some of the biggest experts on human behavior including: Chase Hughes, Founder of Applied Behavior Research, Mark Bowden, #1 body language expert, Blanca Cobb, TV personality and body language and deception trainer, and Amiliya Antonetti, one of the most sought after human behaviorists and conflict resolution experts in the world. 

Topics covered include uncovering the complexities of human behavior, the art of people-reading, how to gain influence and persuasion, networking to succeed, authority and trust. 

Check out this episode to unlock the secrets of human behavior and walk away knowing how to better understand yourself and those around you!

 

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Feb 17, 2021
#102: Finding Love and Strengthening Your Relationships with Nicole Moore
58:08

Want guidance on your love life?

 

In today’s episode, we are talking with Nicole Moore, a life coach, podcaster, and celebrity love expert. She is the CEO and Founder of the Love Works Method, where she has helped thousands of women find their ideal partner. She has been a contributor to Forbes, People Magazine, The List, Today, and more.

 

In today’s episode, we chat about Nicole’s childhood, how her perception of love has changed over time, and why she decided to become a love coach. We’ll then dive deeper into personality types to watch out for, how you know when to walk away, the ways to find connection virtually during the pandemic, and how to maintain and strengthen relationships during COVID.

 

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Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

 

Timestamps:

 

01:09 - Nicole’s Perception of Love as a Child

05:07 - Common Childhood Problems That Affect Adulthood Love

08:16 - Why Nicole Switched to Love Coaching

15:05 - How to Tell When Someone is a Narcissist

19:21 - Personality Types to Look Out For

23:36 - How to Know When to Walk Away

27:02 - Steps to Take When You Have a Breakup

30:24 - Is Marriage Necessary?

35:29 - Is Tinder a Viable Option for Dating?

37:49 - How to Make a Connection on Zoom

41:15 - Advice on Eye Contact to Connect with Someone

42:25 - How to Exude Good Energy on Dates

45:39 - Explanation of Love Water

47:57 - Why People Breaking Up More Frequently During COVID

50:34 - Tips to Survive Relationships During COVID

52:31 - Nicole’s Secret to Profiting in Life

 

Mentioned in the Episode:

 

Nicole’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nicolemoorelove/

Nicole’s Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/love-works-with-nicole-moore/id1372248881

Nicole’s Website: https://loveworksmethod.com/

Nicole’s Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2SVED18Zs6jAofSCMIyHbQ

Feb 13, 2021
#101: Greenlights with Matthew McConaughey
01:04:30

Alright, Alright, Alright!

 

You all know and love our guest this week. Matthew McConaughey is a Texas native and one of Hollywood’s most sought-after leading men. Matthew first broke out on the scene with the cult classic Dazed and Confused. Since then, he has won an Academy Award for his portrayal of Ron Woodroof in Dallas Buyers Club, appeared in more than 40 feature films that have grossed more than $1 billion, and become a producer, creative director, and philanthropist. Matthew has been in cult-classic movies such as How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, Dallas Buyers Club, Dazed and Confused, Interstellar, and more!

Aside from being one of our generations most popular actors, he and his wife Camila are the founders of the Just Keep Livin’ Foundation, and he serves as the Minister of Culture/M.O.C. and a full time professor for the University of Texas. On top of all of these accomplishments, Matthew is now a best-selling author. His first book Greenlights is a #1 New York Times Bestseller and has already received rave reviews. 

In this episode, we discuss Matthew’s childhood and how his family instilled confidence in him from a young age, his dedication to journaling throughout his life, and his early film beginnings. We’ll then get into how he landed his breakout film roles, why he took a break from acting to reinvent his image, the meaning behind the title of his new book, Greenlights, and some great life lessons he has to share.

 

 

Sponsored by Podcast Republic: https://www.podcastrepublic.net/podcast/1368888880

 

Clubhouse Master Negotiation on Feb 2nd Event with John Lee Dumas, David Meltzer, Heather Monahan and more!:   https://www.joinclubhouse.com/event/9mWKeJnm

 

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Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

 

Timestamps:

 

02:41 - Why Matthew Wrote a Book Instead of Making a Movie

04:35 - Matthew’s Process of Writing the Book and Journaling

09:18 - What Does “Green Lights” Mean?

12:53 - Why ‘Unbelievable’ is a Horrible Word to Matthew

15:13 - Being “Little Mr. Texas”

17:40 - Origin of Matthew’s Confidence From Childhood

22:40 - Turning a ‘Red Light’ into a ‘Green Light’

29:04 - Matthew’s Decision to Go to a Cheaper College

32:46 - Why Matthew Went to Film School

37:45 - How He Got His Part in ‘Dazed and Confused’ 

45:56 - Experience with Romantic Comedy Movies

52:55 - How Matthew Deals with Celebrity Status

59:16 - The Just Keep Livin Foundation

1:01:32 - Matthew’s Secret to Profiting in Life

 

Mentioned in the Episode:

 

Matthew’s Book, Greenlights: https://greenlights.com/

Matthew’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/officiallymcconaughey/

Just Keep Livin Foundation: https://www.jklivinfoundation.org/

Feb 08, 2021
#YAPLive: Influence and Negotiation Masterclass Live On Clubhouse with David Meltzer, Heather Monahan, Jayson Waller and Jennifer Cohen
01:33:14

In today's episode Hala is hosting a live Clubhouse event, with some of the most prominent leaders in podcasting, business, and negotiation tactics!

 

Hala is talking with Jennifer Cohen, a fitness personality, author and body image consultant, Heather Monahan, CEO and founder of Boss in Heels, Jayson Waller, CEO and founder of Powerhome Solar, David Meltzer, the co-founder of Sports 1 marketing and former CEO of Leigh Steinburgh Sports & Entertainment Agency, and a special appearance by Alexandra Carter, author and clinical professor of law and director of the Meditation Clinic at Columbia Law School.

 

They discuss everything from who their biggest inspirations were, how to best launch your podcast, and so much more! You don't want to miss this masterclass in podcasting, negotiation and confidence!

 

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Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

Feb 05, 2021
#100: Hala's Top 3 Secrets to Profiting In Life
29:06

HAPPY 100TH EPISODE! IT'S A SPECIAL ONE!

In this episode,  Hala goes over her experience in 2020, and how it was both the best and worst year of her life. She is also sharing her top 3 tips for profiting in life! Tune in to be inspired, and learn more about Hala, her hardships, and triumphs, as well as YAP.

 

Hala also has an exciting announcement in this episode!

 

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Feb 01, 2021
#YAPLive: Ask Hala Anything on Linkedin Live
36:38

Hala hopped on LinkedIn Live for an impromptu session where listeners and fans asked her about how to most effectively market their podcast, why Hala is choosing to focus on Clubhouse, and she gets to talk about the right time to leave your job to focus on your side hustle!

 

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Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

Jan 29, 2021
#99: Become a Marketing Mogul with Paul Getter
01:14:49

Meet the ultimate internet marketing nerd!

 

In today’s episode, we are chatting with Paul Getter, consultant, social media expert, speaker and serial entrepreneur. He is the founder and CEO of The Internet Marketing Nerds and is in the top 1% of ad spenders of Facebook!

 

 In 2009, Paul Getter was broke, struggling, and delivering phone books out of the back of his car to make ends meet. After teaching himself about the power of internet marketing, he created The Internet Marketing Nerds and quickly became one of the most sought after marketing experts in the world. He has spent over one billion dollars running ads and campaigns for his clients, and has helped scale numerous businesses into eight figures per year. Paul has worked with famed clients like Tai Lopez, Les Brown, Grant Cardone, Lewis Howes, and Tim Storey. He is one of the most successful and sought after digital marketers in the world. 

 

In today’s episode, we discuss how Paul got his start working with Facebook paid ads, how to capitalize on organic reach, and we’ll uncover he was able to snag top-tier clients. We’ll then get into the golden rules of paid advertising, why personal branding is so important, and go over the fundamentals of funnels and why they are so important.

 

 

Sponsored by Podcast Republic: https://www.podcastrepublic.net/podcast/1368888880

 

Clubhouse Master Negotiation on Feb 2nd Event with John Lee Dumas, David Meltzer, Heather Monahan and more!:   https://www.joinclubhouse.com/event/9mWKeJnm

 

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Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

 

Timestamps:

 

01:39 - Paul’s Background in Theology and the Transition to Marketing

03:26 - Paul’s Facebook Page Beginnings for His Church

07:40 - Facebook’s Original Organic Reach 

12:36 - Paul’s Thoughts on Clubhouse 

15:42 - How Paul Reached High Level Clients

20:11 - Meaning of ‘Relationships Over Revenue’

22:08 - Networking Tips

25:47 - Why Paul Wanted to Start His Personal Brand

29:27 - How Much Money Paul Has Spent on Paid Ads For Clients

30:33 - Golden Rules of Paid Ads

34:58 - Paul’s Perspective on Permission-Based Marketing

37:27 - Thoughts on Data Sharing and Apple’s New Policy

39:53 - Ways Our Data is Being Tracked

42:34 - Line of Ethics with Paid Ads

44:30 - Defining a ‘Funnel’ and its Aspects

54:50 - How to Get Your Funnels Right

57:57 - Paul’s Love of Side Hustles

1:06:23 - Paul’s Secret to Profiting in Life

 

Mentioned in the Show:

 

Paul’s Website: https://www.paulgetter.com/

Paul’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/paul-getter/

Paul’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/paul/

Paul’s Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/PaulGetter

Jan 25, 2021
#98: Design Your Dream Career With Ashley Stahl
58:39

Looking to find your true passion and perfect career fit?

 

In this week’s episode, we are talking with Ashley Stahl, counter terrorism expert turned career coach, podcaster, author, and entrepreneur. She has amassed a large online following through her podcast, You Turn Podcast, and has had her Tedx talks go viral. Her new book, You Turn, comes out on January 26.

 

In this episode, we talk about Ashley’s childhood career goals, her work in the counter terrorism sector, and how she got to her life today as a speaker and entrepreneur. We’ll then dig deeper on her advice to people who are unsure with their career, the best ways to identify job misalignment, and how to set your mentality for major life changes.

 

Sponsored by Podcast Republic: https://www.podcastrepublic.net/podcast/1368888880

 

Recommended Episode To Listen To Next: #63: Find Your Dream Job with Kristin Sherry

 

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Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

 

Timestamps:

 

00:33 - What Ashley Wanted to Be When She Was a Kid

02:42 - Ashley’s Day-to-Day in Counter Terrorism

09:31 - Advice to People Who Are Unsure

17:33 - Opposition to the Common 5-Year Plan

19:28 - Example of Job Misalignment

22:59 - Transitioning Side Hustles to Full Time

28:22 - Setting Your Mentality For Major Changes

37:44 - Ashley’s Failures and How She Rebounded

45:45 - The Process of Writing a Book

50:29 - Ashley’s New Book and the Key Takeaways

51:30 - Ashley’s Secret to Profiting in Life

 

Social Media:

 

Ashley’s Book, You Turn: https://ashleystahl.com/you-turn/

Ashley’s Website: https://ashleystahl.com/

Ashley’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ashleystahl/

Ashley’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ashleystahl/

Ashley’s Podcast: https://ashleystahl.com/podcast-page/

Jan 18, 2021
#YAPSnacks: 4 Brain Chemicals that Activate Happiness, and How to Use Them
17:03

Let's get happy! Learn about the happy chemicals we can fire up in our brain: Endorphins, Serotonin, Dopamine, and Oxytocin.

Hopefully, this #YapSnacks episode leaves you motivated to better help your brain help you.

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Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

Jan 15, 2021
#97: Conquer Your Niche with Steve Olsher
01:15:09

Want to discover your ‘What’ in life? 

 

In this episode, we are chatting with Steve Olsher, founder and editor-in-chief of Podcast Magazine, award-winning author, and founder of the Reinvention Workshop. Throughout the course of his life, Steve has had the ultimate entrepreneurial spirit and has created several multi-million dollar companies from the ground up. He is also a New York Times bestselling author with his book, What is Your What.

 

In today’s episode, we chat about Steve’s childhood, how became an entrepreneur in college, and his experience with online sales in the beginning of the internet. We’ll also touch on how he got to where he is now in the podcast world, how Podcast Magazine came to be, how you can discover your ‘what,’  and how to niche-itze your idea.

 

Sponsored by Podcast Republic: https://www.podcastrepublic.net/podcast/1368888880

 

Hala’s Podcast Magazine Feature: www.podcastmagazine.com/free

 

Recommended Episode To Listen To Next, #60 with Evan Carmichael 

 

Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/60-surviving-entrepreneurship-with-evan-carmichael/id1368888880?i=1000469316006

 

Castbox: https://castbox.fm/episode/60%3A-Surviving-Entrepreneurship-with-Evan-Carmichael-id2827072-id258784066?country=us

Sponsored by Podcast Republic: https://www.podcastrepublic.net/podcast/1368888880

 

Recommended Episode To Listen To Next, #57 with Jordan Harbinger: 

 

Apple: 

 

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Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

 

Timestamps:

 

00:45 - Steve’s Childhood and His Natural Entrepreneurial Spirit

04:34 - Why Steve Created a Club in College

11:19 - Reason for Moving Liquor Sales Online

18:25 - How He Overcame Failure

22:09 - What Drew Steve to the Podcast/Radio World

25:45 - Podcasting Back in 2009

30:57 - Story Behind Podcast Magazine

37:30 - Balancing Digital vs. Print Magazine

40:17 - How to Choose Cover Stories

45:39 - Steve’s “What”

52:59 - Discovering Your What

54:30 - What You Should Be Feeling When Finding Your What

56:20 - How to Niche-itize

1:00:06 - Why the Clubhouse App is so Interesting

1:06:31 - Steve’s Secret to Profiting in Life

 

Mentioned in the Episode:

 

Podcast Magazine: https://podcastmagazine.com/

Hala’s Cover Feature in Podcast Magazine: https://podcastmagazine.com/hala-taha-podcastings-palestinian-princess

Steve’s Book, What is Your What: https://whatisyourwhat.com/

Steve’s Website: https://steveolsher.com/

To get a free Lifetime subscription to Podcast Magazine, head here: https://podcastmagazine.com/free

Jan 11, 2021
#96: Productivity Hacks to Work Smarter, Not Harder with John Lee Dumas
45:20

Get Fired Up with John Lee Dumas!

 

In this week’s episode, we are talking with John Lee Dumas, founder and host of the Entrepreneurs on Fire podcast, interviewing big names like Seth Godin, Barbara Corcoran, Gary Vee, and more. JLD and his podcast have helped millions of people and revolutionized the podcasting space by putting out daily podcast episodes for nearly 5.5 years. To this day, he is all about delivering inspiration and being transparent about his journey.

 

In this episode, we chat about JLD’s beginnings, what led him to starting his podcast, and how he decided he would put out daily episodes. We’ll then talk more about his work habits and productivity hacks, the methodology of batching, and his tips for people looking to create passive income as well as grow their podcast.

 

Sponsored by Podcast Republic: https://www.podcastrepublic.net/podcast/1368888880

 

Recommended Episode To Listen To Next, #57 with Jordan Harbinger: 

 

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Castbox: https://castbox.fm/episode/57%3A-Build-Your-Social-Capital-With-Jordan-Harbinger-id2827072-id258784056?country=us

 

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Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

 

Timestamps:

 

01:17 - Pulse on How JLD’s Podcast is Doing

03:58 - Why JLD Decided to Start His Podcast

07:06 - The Backstory of Creating a Daily Podcast

09:30 - JLD’s Podcast Prep

12:22 - How JLD Decided to Do Podcast Full-Time

14:56 - The Process of Batching

18:23 - Importance of When You Work

21:42 - JLD’s New Book

24:00 - How JLD Grew His Podcast So Quickly

29:06 - Passive Income Philosophy

32:53 - Advice for Podcasters in 2020

36:11 - JLD’s Secret to Profiting in Life

 

Mentioned in the Episode:

 

JLD’s Podcast: https://www.eofire.com/podcast/

JLD’s Website: https://www.eofire.com/

JLD’s Book: https://uncommonsuccessbook.com

JLD’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/johnleedumas/

Jan 04, 2021
#95: Tap Into a Miracle Mindset with Tim Storey
57:58

Get in the Miracle Mindset with Tim Storey!

 

In this episode, we are chatting with Tim Storey, acclaimed author, speaker, and life coach to top athletes, celebrities, and executives. Tim has inspired millions of people across the globe to create the future they desire. Featured on Oprah, Steve Harvey, and numerous other shows, Tim has helped people become honest with themselves to overcome the obstacles that are setting them back.

 

In this week’s episode, we talk about Tim’s beginnings in Compton, how he became a great communicator, and his main principles: The Law of the Harvest and The Miracle Mindset. We’ll then dig deeper into how to find true direction in your life, dealing with outside pressures, overcoming difficult setbacks (especially in the era of COVID), and much more. This is an episode you don’t want to miss!

 

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Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

 

Timestamps:

 

00:53 - The Thread That Connects Tim’s Endeavors

01:58 - Mother Teresa's Influence on Tim

03:19 - How Tim Became a Great Communicator

04:45 - The Law of the Harvest

07:29 - The Miracle Mindset and Perspectives 

09:21 - The Miracle Mentality 

11:31 - Living in the Moment

16:51 - How to Find Direction in Life

18:59 - Dealing With Pressure and Outside Influence

21:12 - Tim’s Personal Story with Loss

23:47 - Secret to Getting Out of a Setback 

26:24 - The Way to Pick Yourself Up After the Effects of COVID

28:44 - One of Tim’s Most Memorable Stories

35:23 - The Secret to a Happy Life

37:55 - Conversations Around Discrimination in 2020

40:37 - Story Behind John Lennon’s All We Need is Love

42:47 - Don’t Be Dramatic in the Midst of Drama

47:04 - Tim’s New Book, The Miracle Mentality 

49:20 - Tim’s Secret to Profiting in Life

 

Mentioned in the Episode:

 

Tim’s Website: https://www.timstorey.com/

Tim’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/timstoreyofficial/?hl=en

Dec 28, 2020
#YAPSnacks: Step Up Your Self-Care in 2021 With Hala
29:36

Are you struggling with self-care?

 

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been grinding my butt off this past year.  I’ve found myself working even harder in the pandemic as I’ve been having difficulty separating work from home. I’ve really been neglecting my self-care, and I know I’m not alone.

 

It’s so important to make sure you take good care of your body, mind, and soul everyday, not just when you get sick. Learning how to master your environment, create a routine, eat right, reduce stress, exercise regularly, and take a time-out when you need it are touchstones of self-care that can help you stay healthy, happy, and productive. 

 

Practicing self-care isn’t always easy.  Me-time is usually last on the agenda. And we can sometimes feel guilty about taking the time required to take care of ourselves.  

 

While getting started with self-care can be challenging, hopefully this #YAPSnacks episode leaves you inspired to take on more you-time this coming 2021. 

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Dec 27, 2020
#94: Lean Out: Women, Power and the Workplace with Marissa Orr
01:08:25

You might have heard of the book Lean In… but have you heard of Lean Out ?

 

In this week’s episode, we are talking with Marissa Orr, former Google and Facebook executive as well as the best-selling author of Lean Out. After spending 15 years working at today’s top tech giants, she transitioned her career to be a best-selling author and speaker across the globe.

 

In today’s episode, we’ll first sort out the differences between Lean In and Lean Out, the gender stereotypes that burden many workplaces, and we’ll uncover old power structures that still hold true today. We’ll also discuss Marissa’s time at Google, her uncomfortable interactions at Facebook, and how to make a real difference no matter what obstacles you face!

 

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Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

 

Timestamps:

 

01:47 - Difference Between Lean in and Lean Out

05:13 - Why We Have Gender Stereotypes

9:02 - Why Aggressive Women Have Consequences

12:00 - Google Personality Tests

15:53 - Legacy Systems and Underlying Power Structures

18:58 - Narrow Definitions and How to Get Outside Them

25:55 - How Managers Can Make Real Change

31:26 - Opinions on Ways COVID Has Changed the Workplace

34:33 - Marissa’s Journey as a Speaker

43:06 - How Facebook Wanted to Put Boundaries on Marissa’s Blog

49:52 - Story of Marissa’s HR Nightmare

55:21 - Why Marissa Stayed at Facebook For as Long as She Did

56:37 - Why Women are So Competitive

58:58 - Expectations After Marissa Published Her Book

1:03:24 - Marissa’s Secret to Profiting in Life

 

Mentioned in the Episode:

 

Marissa’s Book, Lean Out: https://www.marissaorr.com/the-book/

Marissa’s Podcast, Nice Girls Don’t Watch the Bachelor: https://nice-girls-dont-watch-the-bachelor.sounder.fm/

Marissa’s Website: https://www.marissaorr.com/

Marissa’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marissaorr

Marissa’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/marissabethorr/

Dec 21, 2020
#YAPSnacks: Ultimate Guide to Podcast Monetization with Hala
26:59

Given Young and Profiting’s success, I always get asked how to secure sponsors and monetize a podcast. Truth is, there are many ways to make money from your podcast, and it really depends on the stage of your show, download counts, how niche you are and many other factors. 

 

In this YAPSnacks I’ll be covering I have learned about podcast monetization the past two years like:  

  • How to prepare before pitching your podcast
  • Types of podcast sponsorships and commercial types
  • The pros and cons of affiliate partnerships
  • Monetization through lead generation 

 

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The three podcasters with the most shares on Goodpods will be featured to the entire Goodpods community top of the year and they’ll be featured on my Linkedin profile to almost 70,000 followers, too! 

And to make things sweeter, we’ll be giving away 10 SnackMagic snack stashes to those who participated.  Learn more

Dec 18, 2020
#93: Building an Empire with Kara Goldin, CEO of Hint
54:27

Want a Hint on how to start your own business?!

 

In this episode, we are chatting with Kara Goldin, CEO and founder of Hint Inc., the leading unsweetened flavored water, as well as author of the book, Undaunted. Kara has been named one of InStyle’s Badass 50, Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business, Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs and EY’s Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 Northern California.

 

In this week’s episode, we’ll cover Kara’s beginnings at Time Inc. in circulation, how she was able to get 90+ interviews right after college, and how to stand out in your job. We’ll then dive deeper into why Kara decided to start Hint, her business philosophy of ‘building the airplane as you fly it,’ and why you shouldn’t put all of your energy into worrying about outcomes.

 

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Bullet point list of key topics and the timestamps from the podcast episode:

 

01:21 - Kara’s Interview Experience Out of College

10:30 - The Way Kara Landed Her Dream Job

17:19 - How to Get By and Stand Out in the Beginning of Your Career

22:57 - Kara’s Health Journey that Led to Hint

40:01 - Build the Airplane as You Fly It

43:46 - The Materialization of Hint From Business Plan to Reality

54:02 - Why You Shouldn’t Worry About the Outcome

54:31 - Kara’s Secret to Profiting in Life

 

List of  links to resources mentioned in episode, suggested reading & social media handles:

Kara’s New Book, Undaunted: https://karagoldin.com/undaunted

Kara’s Podcast, The Kara Goldin Show: https://karagoldin.com/podcast

Kara’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karagoldin/

Kara’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/karagoldin/?hl=en

Hint Website: https://www.drinkhint.com/

Dec 14, 2020
#YAPSnacks: 5 Steps To Start a Side Hustle with Hala
30:32

Hoping to start a side hustle this New Year?

 

Today on YAP Snacks, Hala walks through the misconceptions of a side hustle and how to start one. She started YAP Media while working full-time, and knows the ins and outs of designing a lucrative side hustle.

 

YAP Snack is a series of bite-size digestible and actionable content hosted by Hala Taha.

 

This episode of YAP Snacks is sponsored by SnackMagic! Head over to www.snackmagic.com to buy WFH snacks for your team!

 

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Dec 11, 2020
#YAPLive: Hala on Podcast Sponsorships, Hashtags and Writing Engaging Content
55:34

Hala hopped on LinkedIn Live for an impromptu session where listeners and fans asked her about podcast sponsorships, how to properly promote your podcast, and how she first got into podcasting.

 

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Dec 09, 2020
#92: Get Your Life Together with Lauren Berger
55:11

Meet the Career Queen!

In this week’s episode, we are talking with Lauren Berger, CEO and founder of both Intern Queen and Career Queen as well as author of the book, Get It Together. Lauren has helped over 6 million people be connected to internships and jobs to ultimately help them find their dream career.

In this episode, we’ll talk about Lauren’s beginnings as an intern herself, why she started Intern Queen, and how she created momentum for the site. We’ll also discuss key, easy insights on how to stay organized, time management advice, and the mindset of Method Over Mood. 

Sponsored by Podbean. Podbean is podcast hosting platform with all the features you need to start a podcast, promote your podcast, and monetize your podcast.  For 1 month of free hosting visit: www.podbean.com/YAP

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Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

 

Timestamps:

 

02:56 - All About Lauren

04:27 - Lauren’s Internship Experience

08:12 - Where Lauren Focused Her Internships

10:52- Transitioning from Intern to Full Time

14:39 - How Lauren Started Intern Queen’s Momentum

22:57 - Importance of Self-Love

26:22 - How to Sort Out Priorities

35:05 - Ways That Lauren Stays Organized

34:22 - Advice on Time Management

37:53 - Learning Self-Discipline

42:00 - Method Over Mood

45:36 - How to Deal with Rejection

50:12 - Lauren’s Secret to Profiting in Life

 

Mentioned in the Episode:

 

Lauren’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/laurenberger

Lauren’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/internqueen/

Intern Queen Website: https://www.internqueen.com/

Career Queen Website: https://www.careerqueen.com/

Dec 07, 2020
#91: The Plant Paradox: Rethink Your Diet with Dr. Steven Gundry
53:29

How can the Plant Paradox change your life?

 

Listen on to find out!

 

In this episode, we are chatting with Dr. Steven Gundry, a cardiothoracic surgeon turned wellness and nutrition guru. After operating on many people with preventable health conditions, Dr. Gundry turned his focus to nutrition to help his patients avoid surgery. He is also a top researcher and author focused on cutting-edge human nutrition.

 

In today’s episode, we’ll discuss Dr. Gundry’s transition from surgery to wellness, the proven plant paradox and why you should pay attention to what you’re eating. We’ll then dive deeper into diet secrets, why all organic may not be good for you, why you should limit your fruit intake, and other foods you should watch out for.

 

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Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

 

Timestamps:

 

01:12 - How Dr. Gundry Transitioned From Surgery to Wellness

11:02 - Dealing with Naysayers

14:33 - What is the Plant Paradox?

19:31 - The Truth About Beans

23:42 - Why Not All Organic is Good

28:51 - All about Rice and Whole Grains

30:45 - Bleach in Our Food Products

32:27 - Why You Should Give Fruit ‘The Boot’ 

39:20 - Alternatives to Current Eating Habits

42:22 - We Are What Our Food Eats

45:14 - What is Leaky Gut Syndrome?

49:16 - Dr. Gundy’s Secret to Profiting in Life

 

Links Mentioned in the Show:

 

Dr. Gundry’s Website: https://drgundry.com/

Dr. Gundry’s Supplements Line: https://gundrymd.com/

Dr. Gundy’s Podcast: https://drgundry.com/the-dr-gundry-podcast/

Dr. Gundry’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drstevengundry/

Nov 30, 2020
#90: The American Dream with Tim Salau
56:18

How will you thrive in the future of work?

 

This week, we’re talking with Tim Salau, aka Mr. Future of Work, who is CEO and Co-founder of the Guide app,  a B2B Learning & Talent Development app helping remote teams and knowledge workers learn anytime, anywhere, on-demand.

 

Tim is an author, investor, accomplished international keynote speaker, product leader and tech influencer. Before founding Guide, he led product and innovation with 4 global Fortune 500  companies: Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and WeWork, coaching CEOs, executives, and government leaders on how they can transform their workforce to thrive in the Future of Work.

 

Tune in to learn how Tim’s childhood experience as an immigrant from Nigeria helped shape him into the man he is today, and how he stayed on a straight path while growing up in the worst part of Houston. We’ll also cover how to advocate for yourself in your career, the difference between good and bad company culture, and Tim’s signature P.I.E. principle to build your brand community. 

 

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Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

 

Timestamps:

 

01:56 - Tim’s Childhood & Immigration Story

05:25 - Why Community is so Important

09:15 - How Tim Rose Above Adversity in Houston

13:52 - The Reason Tim Turned to Basketball as a Child

17:59 - Why Being Competitive Isn’t Necessary

22:56 - Purpose Behind Tim’s Dual Degrees

26:10 - How Tim Landed a Google Internship

33:17 - Tim’s Story with Microsoft and How to Advocate for Yourself

36:53 - How Companies Can Improve D&I Strategies

41:34 - Good Culture vs. Bad Culture

44:47 - What is a Legacy Project? 

49:15 - The PIE Principle

54:20 - Tim’s Secret to Profiting in Life

 

Mentioned in the Episode:

 

Tim’s Website: https://www.timsalau.com/

Tim’s App, Guide: guideapp.co

Big Black Tea: https://bigblacktea.com/

Tim’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/timsalau/

Tim’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/timsalau/

Nov 23, 2020
#89: Poker and the Psychology of Uncertainty with Maria Konnikova
52:33

Embrace your inner poker mastermind!

 

On this week’s episode, we are chatting with Maria Konnikova, New York Times best-selling author, journalist and professional poker player. After years of solely focusing on her writing, Maria picked up poker while using her background in psychology to assist her in mastering the game.

 

Today, we’ll talk about how Maria got interested in poker and how she was able to become a poker champion. We’ll also discuss different psychological mindsets, how to make the best decisions, the importance of failure and more. 

 

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Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

 

Timestamps:

 

03:36 - How Maria First Got Interested in Poker

06:20 - Explanation of Game Theory

08:29 - Story Behind Maria’s Poker Coaching

12:23 - How Psychology Lends Itself to Poker

14:13 - Maria’s Fascination with Sherlock Holmes and His Message

19:51 - System Watson vs. System Holmes 

22:15 - The Brain Attic Metaphor

27:15 - Memory Training Tips 

30:05 - Why Maria Decided to Write a Book About Luck

32:33 - Reason to Separate the Decision Process From the Outcome

36:23 - Illusion of Control and How it Affects our Outcomes

38:33 - Importance of Skill in the Long Term

40:50 - How Maria Learned to Embrace Failure

43:37 - Concept of Tilting and How to Stay Calm

46:13 - Tips on How to Read People’s Emotions

50:35 - Overcoming Social Stereotypes on the Poker Table

53:14 - Maria’s Secret to Profiting in Life

 

Mentioned in the Show:

 

Maria’s Newest Book, The Biggest Bluff: https://www.mariakonnikova.com/books/the-biggest-bluff/

Maria’s Website: mariakonnikova.com

Maria’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/mkonnikova

Maria’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/grlnamedmaria/

Nov 16, 2020
#88: Build a Community with Shanee Moret
48:27

Level-up your LinkedIn!

 

This week, I’m talking with Shanee Moret, CEO of MedSnake Media and a Linkedin mega-influencer. With over 20M+ views on LinkedIn and over 600k followers, she is one of the biggest influencers on the platform today. 

 

In today’s episode, we’ll discuss Shanee’s childhood battle with cancer, the effects it has on who she is today, and her journey to entrepreneurship. We’ll also chat about how she created her business, the ways she built her LinkedIn following, and her top tips for creating LinkedIn posts that go viral.

 

Social Media: 

 

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Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

 

Timestamps:

 

03:11 - Shanee’s Experience and Battle with Cancer

06:24 - Why You Should Be Vulnerable and Share Your Challenges in Life

08:42 - Shanee’s Journey to Entrepreneurship

15:27 - How Shanee Built Her Business

17:41 - Shanee’s Initial LinkedIn Strategy

19:14 - Why Shanee Started Medsnake Media

22:49 - How to Know When There’s a Demand for Your Services

24:50 - Story Behind Shanee Meeting Her MedSnake Co-Founder

26:16 - The Way Shanee Landed Her First Client

29:28 - Creating an Organic Brand

30:34 - Guidance on How to Start a LinkedIn Community

33:07 - Why to Post Different Types of Posts on LinkedIn

35:05 - Shanee’s Secret to LinkedIn Growth

39:12 - Story of Shanee’s Most Popular Post

42:01 - How Shanee Decides What to Post

44:20 - Discussion of Why HR Posts Do Well

45:45 - Formula to Going Viral

47:52 - Can you make an Income From LinkedIn?

50:30 - Shanee’s Next Big Moves

51:25 - Shanee’s Secret to Profiting in Life

 

Links Mentioned in the Show:

 

Shanee’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/shaneemoret/

Shanee’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shaneemoret/?hl=en

Shanee’s Website: http://www.growthacademy.global

Shanee’s Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3Pta5QrU8dTZLRVfQpg-yA

Nov 09, 2020
#87: Practice of Creativity with Seth Godin
48:24

Hear from the GOAT of marketing!

Our guest this week is Seth Godin, marketing mastermind, public speaker and best-selling author. You may know him for one of his 20 books, including his newest book, The Practice. He is also the founder of Akimbo, hosts the Akimbo podcast, and creates some of the most sought-after marketing courses online, including the altMBA.

Today, we talk with Seth about some of the core principles of marketing and how they apply to everyone - not just marketers! We also dive into his inspiration behind his newest book, The Practice, how to approach creativity as a professional, the importance of generosity with ideas, and why people may be holding themselves back from success without knowing it. This is an episode you won’t want to miss!

 

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Links: 

 

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Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

 

Timestamps:

 

01:21 - Seth’s Failures over his Career

03:36 - Why Imposter Syndrome is Widespread

05:25 - What is Permission Marketing?

07:51 - How to Know When Content is Relevant

10:13 - Explanation of Smallest Viable Audience 

14:39 - Why We are Addicted to Stories

19:57 - What are Marketers Doing Wrong in 2020

22:27 - Personalization vs. Permission Marketing

24:16 - Seth’s Opinion on Automation Tools

27:22 - Why Seth Decided to Write His New Book, The Practice

29:09 - Problem on Focusing on Outcomes

31:10 - The Juggling Analogy

33:20 - Definition of a Leader

34:23 - Definition of Art

35:17 - The Importance of Generosity

37:05 - Why People Hold Their Work Back

38:03 - Why Writers’ Block Doesn’t Exist

40:58 - Profession vs. Hobby

42:20 - Seth’s Secret to Profiting in Life

 

Links Mentioned in the Episode:

 

Seth’s Website: https://www.sethgodin.com/

Seth’s New Book, The Practice: https://seths.blog/thepractice

Seth’s Blog: https://seths.blog/

Seth’s Podcast, Akimbo: https://www.akimbo.link/

Seth’s Workshops: https://www.akimbo.com/

Nov 02, 2020
#86: Negotiate Anything with Alexandra Carter
57:41

Learn how to get what you want!

 

In today’s episode, I’m chatting with Alexandra Carter, an award-winning negotiation trainer and professor at Columbia Law School. She is also best-selling author of ‘Ask For More.’ She has worked closely with leaders at major organizations like Google, Zynga, the United Nations, and NBCUniversal.

 

Today, we’ll talk about Alex’s journey to be a world-class academic and negotiation expert she is today as well as the basics you should know before going into a negotiation. We will also dig deeper into how to gather information during a negotiation, common mistakes made in a negotiation, and why you should continue to ask for more, even during a pandemic.

 

Hala’s Wicked Self-Improvement Playlist: Sign up to Podyssey see my curated playlist of top self-improvement podcast episodes from YAP and my favorite legendary and up-and-coming podcasters. Get ready to listen, learn and profit. Follow the link in my show notes to check it out: https://podyssey.fm/list/id36564?utm_source=linkedin&utm_medium=partner&utm_campaign=yap

 

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Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

 

Timestamps:

 

02:54 - Alex’s Career Journey

06:24 - Her Most Intense Negotiation Story

08:51 - Definition of Negotiation

10:40 - What are Mirror Questions?

14:55 - What are Window Questions?

18:41 - Information Gathering Techniques

22:28 - How to Begin a Negotiation

30:53 - Sexism vs. Feedback

39:02 - Biggest Pitfalls of Negotiations

41:41 - How to Understand Feelings

48:30 - How to Ask For More in a Pandemic

53:10 - Alex’s Secret to Profiting in Life

 

Links Mentioned in the Episode:

Alex’s Website: https://alexcarterasks.com/

Alex’s Book, Ask For More: https://alexcarterasks.com/book/

Alex’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/alexandrabcarter/

Alex’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alexandrabcarter/

Oct 26, 2020
#Interview: Career Advice with Hala [A Few Things Podcast]
52:08

Today on the show we’re replaying a session from earlier this summer that I did for the Rutgers University’s Global Entrepreneurship Experience Teen Camp and college students. I had the pleasure of being interviewed by James Barrood, who’s a business and ecosystem advisor, global speaker and host of “A Few Things Podcast.” Jim has a passion for building and strengthening startup and innovation ecosystems. In the interview, we discuss insights from my side hustle and entrepreneurial journey, career advice and more!

 

Links:

 

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Reach out to Hala directly at Hala@YoungandProfiting.com

Follow Hala on Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/

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Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

 

A Few Things Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/21-hala-taha-host-young-and-profiting-podcast-influencer/id1526155088?i=1000491591974 

Oct 23, 2020
#85: Spice Up Your Company Culture with Monty Moran [Part 2]
41:14

Want to know how to build and maintain a strong culture?

This week, our guest is Monty Moran, former co-CEO of Chipotle Grill and a previous lawyer and managing partner of a law firm. Monty was integral to the massive popularity explosion of Chipotle across the United States in the late 2000’s. Currently, he is a chairman on many corporate boards, an advisor to many start-ups, and a new author. His new book, Love is Free. Guac is Extra. is released October 20.

In today’s episode, we have a lot to cover - so much so that we’ve made this a two-part episode! We will start off our conversation with Monty today by hearing his early career journey and how he ended up at Chipotle after being a lawyer for 10 years. We will then dig deeper into his best strategies for creating a great culture, nuances in communication, and hear his fascinating stories of interacting with people from all walks of life. 

 

Links: 

 

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Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

 

Timestamps:

 

00:55 - Monty’s Career Path Thus Far 

03:00 - How He Built Trusting Relationships With Employees

13:05 - Where Monty Got His Confidence

16:51 - The Best Strategy to Succeed

19:19 - Why Monty Went Undercover at Chipotle

28:30 - Monty’s Definition of Leadership

31:03 - Why Culture is So Critical

40:39 - Monty’s Learnings from Raw, Honest Conversations

45:26 - Importance of Curiosity and Vulnerability 

51:40 - Body Language Tips

58:09 - Characteristics of Looking for Talent

1:06:52 - Advice for Promoting a Mission

1:18:00 - Quick Phrase Explanations

1:24:24 - Monty’s Secret to Profiting in Life

 

Resources:

 

Monty’s Website: https://montyfmoran.com/

Monty’s Book, Love is Free. Guac is Extra: https://montyfmoran.com/pre-order-book/

Monty’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/montyfmoran/

Oct 19, 2020
#85: Spice Up Your Company Culture with Monty Moran [Part 1]
47:03

Want to know how to build and maintain a strong culture?

This week, our guest is Monty Moran, former co-CEO of Chipotle Grill and a previous lawyer and managing partner of a law firm. Monty was integral to the massive popularity explosion of Chipotle across the United States in the late 2000’s. Currently, he is a chairman on many corporate boards, an advisor to many start-ups, and a new author. His new book, Love is Free. Guac is Extra. is released October 20.

In today’s episode, we have a lot to cover - so much so that we’ve made this a two-part episode! We will start off our conversation with Monty today by hearing his early career journey and how he ended up at Chipotle after being a lawyer for 10 years. We will then dig deeper into his best strategies for creating a great culture, nuances in communication, and hear his fascinating stories of interacting with people from all walks of life. 

 

Links: 

 

Follow YAP on IG: www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting

Reach out to Hala directly at Hala@YoungandProfiting.com

Follow Hala on Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/

Follow Hala on Instagram: www.instagram.com/yapwithhala

Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

 

Timestamps:

 

00:55 - Monty’s Career Path Thus Far 

03:00 - How He Built Trusting Relationships With Employees

13:05 - Where Monty Got His Confidence

16:51 - The Best Strategy to Succeed

19:19 - Why Monty Went Undercover at Chipotle

28:30 - Monty’s Definition of Leadership

31:03 - Why Culture is So Critical

40:39 - Monty’s Learnings from Raw, Honest Conversations

45:26 - Importance of Curiosity and Vulnerability 

51:40 - Body Language Tips

58:09 - Characteristics of Looking for Talent

1:06:52 - Advice for Promoting a Mission

1:18:00 - Quick Phrase Explanations

1:24:24 - Monty’s Secret to Profiting in Life

 

Resources:

 

Monty’s Website: https://montyfmoran.com/

Monty’s Book, Love is Free. Guac is Extra: https://montyfmoran.com/pre-order-book/

Monty’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/montyfmoran/

Oct 19, 2020
#YAPSnacks: Killer Ways To Boost Confidence with Hala and Jordan
17:05

In this YAP Snacks episode Hala and Jordan talk all things confidence!

YAP Snack is a podcast series of bite-sized and digestible content hosted Hala Taha and fellow podcaster Jordan Paris of Growth Mindset University.

 

Links:

 

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Reach out to Hala directly at Hala@YoungandProfiting.com

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Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

Oct 16, 2020
#84: The Path to Financial Freedom with Peter Mallouk
41:24

Are you ever confused or overwhelmed at the prospecting of investing?

 

If you are, don’t worry! Our guest today, Peter Mallouk, has simple strategies on how to invest and save as well as why it’s so important.

 

Peter Mallouk is the CEO of Creative Planning, a wealth management firm, that has been ranked #1 in America by outlets such as CNBC and Barron’s. Peter has been on Worth Magazine’s Power 100 rankings and has received other accolades such as the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. He is also a financial industry thought leader and author. His upcoming book, The Path, is all about helping you achieve financial freedom and is co-authored by Tony Robbins.

 

In today’s episode, we’ll talk about common misconceptions that Peter has encountered in his many years in the financial services industry as well as his thoughts on the news and its impact on us as investors. We’ll also cover topics such as the importance of diversifying, the plans you should lay out before investing, and how to find the right financial advisor to meet your needs.

 

Links:

 

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Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

 

Timestamps:

 

01:11 - How Peter Met Tony Robbins and All About Their New Book

03:53 - Why the Financial Services Industry is Broken

05:00 - How to Find a Great Advisor

06:53 - Truth About Today vs. the Past

10:49 - The Contradictory Thing About Media and the News

13:36 - Why is Now the Best Time to Start Investing

15:37 - Why it’s Important to Diversify

17:49 - Real Life Example of the Importance of Diversifying

19:30 - The Six Human Needs

21:58 - The Power of Compounding

24:20 - Why it’s Important to Know What We Want

25:58 - Financial Independence vs. Retirement

27:15 - Important Plans to Have Before Investing

28:48 - Difference Between Brokers vs. Financial Advisors

29:50 - When Should You Get a Financial Advisor? 

31:30 - Tips for Someone Working at a Corporation

33:34 - Advice about Insurance

35:08 - What to Look at for Financial Planning

37:20 - Peter’s Secret to Profiting in Life

 

Mentioned in the Show:

 

Peter’s New Book, The Path: https://www.amazon.com/Path-Accelerating-Journey-Financial-Freedom/dp/1642937010

Peter’s Website: https://creativeplanning.com/

Peter’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/peter-mallouk/

Peter’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/PeterMallouk/

Peter’s Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OfficialPeterMallouk/

Oct 12, 2020
#YAPLive: She Means Business: Empowering Women Entrepreneurs [Propelify Innovation Festival 2020]
30:22

Hala recently hosted the “She Means Business” panel during the 2020 Propelify Innovation Festival, powered by TechUnited:NJ, focused on ways to use tech to #BuildABetterFutureForAll. 

 

Speakers:

  • Hala Taha, Producer & Podcast Host, Young & Profiting (Moderator)
  • Debra Sandler, CEO, Mavis Foods
  • Lisa Ascolese, “The Inventress”
  • Kathleen Griffith, Founder & CEO, Grayce & Co.

 

In this discussion, the ladies discuss their career journeys, hurdles that females encounter during entrepreneurship, and how we can increase the number of S&P 500 board seats filled by women.   

 

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Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

Oct 09, 2020
#83: Networking Hacks to Land a Job in the Pandemic with Jonathan Javier
01:00:38

Learn how to make a lasting impression on recruiters and new connections from Jonathan Javier!

Today, Hala is yapping with Jonathan Javier, CEO and Founder of Wonsulting. Jonathan has previously worked at tech giants like Google, Snapchat, and Cisco before starting Wonsulting. The mission behind Wonsulting is to help students from non-target schools land dream jobs at major companies through resume workshops, speaker series, and more.

In today’s episode, we’ll talk about Jonathan’s start in the tech world and how COVID prompted him to work on Wonsulting full time. We’ll also dig deep into advice for current job seekers, tips to nail your next interview, and how to grow a meaningful network.

 

Social

 

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Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

 

Timestamps

 

00:59 - How the Idea of Wonsulting was Created

02:43 - Are Companies Missing Out by Only Targeting Ivy-Leagues?

05:29 - Starting a Side Hustle with a Full Time Job

07:24 - When Jonathan Realized He Had to Leave his Full Time

08:33 - Challenges Jonathan Has Faced

11:05 - How Recruitment Has Changed with the Pandemic

16:24 - Jonathan’s Advice for Those Who Lost Their Job

18:44 - Advice for Minorities to Stand Out When Applying for Jobs

21:25 - Current Advantages for Job Seekers

24:15 - Learnings from Rejection

26:22 - Jonathan’s Experience with Imposter Syndrome

29:51 - Best Tips on Interviewing

31:40 - How Jonathan Prepped for Interviews

35:17 - Jonathan’s Personal Networking Story

40:21 - Strategies to Grow Your Network

43:35 - What to Do vs. What Not to Do When Networking

45:25 - How to Share Wins Without Bragging

48:28 - Jonathan’s Intro to Speaking Engagements

53:41 - Ways Jonathan Improved His Speaking

55:01 - Why Jonathan’s Biggest Post Went Viral

56:36 - Jonathan’s Secret to Profiting in Life

 

Links

 

Wonsulting Website: https://www.wonsulting.com/

Jonathan’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jonathanmjavier/

Jonathan’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jonathanwordsofwisdom/

Jonathan’s Website: https://jonathanwordsofwisdom.com/

Wonsulting Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wonsulting/

Oct 05, 2020
#YAPClassic: Decoding the Laws of Human Nature with Robert Greene [Part 1]
33:34

A throwback to episode #43!

Master the laws of human nature with one of the world's leading human behavior experts, Robert Greene!

This week, Hala is yapping with famed author Robert Greene. Robert has written six international bestsellers including The 48 Laws of Power, The Art of Seduction, The 33 Strategies of War, The 50th Law (co-written with rapper 50 Cent), Mastery, and The Laws of Human Nature. 

In Part 1 of this interview, we cover Robert’s career journey and how he found his purpose in life. We also begin to cover his latest book, the Laws of Human Nature, which outlines 18 laws that motivates human behavior.

Tune in to #43 to learn about the law of irrationality and why this is the foundation of understanding human behavior. And get a key understanding of the law of narcissism, which proposes that we are all narcissists---and once we accept this we can transform self-love into empathy to improve our relationships and be happier and more fulfilled.

 

If you liked this episode, please write us a review!

 

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Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

Oct 02, 2020
#YAPClassic: Decoding the Laws of Human Nature with Robert Greene [Part 2]
41:24

A throwback to episode #44!

Decode the laws of human nature with fame author, Robert Greene!

In this second portion of the interview, Hala and Robert dive into the laws of compulsive behavior, grandiosity, gender rigidity and death denial.  

 

If you liked this episode, please write us a review!

 

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Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

Oct 02, 2020
#82: The Misunderstood Millennial with Gabrielle Bosche
40:59

Why are millennials so misunderstood? They’re known to be lazy, disrespectful, entitled, and the list of negative characteristics could go on and on.

Today, our show features Gabrielle Bosche, a Millennial Expert, and Millennial herself. She is the founder and President of The Millennial Solution, an international training and consulting company bridging the generation gap. She has worked with Fortune 500 clients and even the U.S. Navy to help them understand how to understand and work with Millennials. 

We will dive into her background and influences she had, what being the #1 Millennial Expert actually means, characteristics of Millennials, and debunking common myths about them. Whether you are a Millennial yourself or work with them on your team, this is an episode you won’t want to miss!

 

Social Media Links:

 

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Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

 

Timestamps:

 

0:50 - How Faith Influenced Gabrielle’s Beginnings

3:31 - Pageant Learnings

4:43 - Where Gabrielle’s Drive Comes From

7:20 - How Gabrielle Landed the U.S. Navy as a Client

11:14 - Why Gabrielle is the #1 Millennial Expert

14:37 - Definition of a Millennial

16:30 - Characteristics of Millennials

17:58 - Differences between Gen Z and Millennials

20:45 - The Millennial Myths 

22:45 - Advice for a Millennial to Make Good Impressions

24:57 - Advice for Other Generations to Embrace Millennials

26:57 - Is There High Job Turnover Within Millennials?

28:45 - What do Millennials Value in Their Jobs?

31:24 - Why Millennials Strive to be Entrepreneurs

34:34 - Types of Millennial Entrepreneurs

38:21 - Gabrielle’s Secret to Profiting in Life

 

List of  links to resources mentioned in episode, suggested reading & social media handles:

 

Gabrielle’s Book, The Purpose Factor: https://www.purposefactorbook.com/order38253775

Gabrielle’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gabriellebosche/

Gabrielle’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gabriellebosche/

Gabrielle’s Website: http://gabriellebosche.com/

Sep 28, 2020
#Interview: Getting Ahead at a Young Age [MentorZ Media Podcast]
43:20

Hala gets interviewed on the Mentor Z podcast with Ava Wettrick.

Top-of-the-Line Interviewing and Personalized Marketing - The Secret Sauce to Y.A.P's Success https://www.mentorzmedia.com/post/top-of-the-line-interviewing-and-personalized-marketing Hala Taha is the host to the Young and Profiting Podcast. She interview some of the brightest minds in the world with their main mission being to turn their guest’s wisdom into actionable advice. They are a top 10 Self-Improvement and How To Podcast on Apple Podcasts in US, Canada, Australia, UK and more. Hala herself started her career at WQHT Hot97 as the production assistant for Angie Martinez, then created “The Sorority of Hip Hop” - and an entertainment news, fashion and music blog that gained massive success. And now she works at Disney Streaming Services! Her days are with Disney and her nights and lunchbreaks are dedicated to her podcast! Interviewing Hala was such a fun experience for me personally. She is brimming with field experience and gives impeccable advice and directional pointers when she was developing her early career. One thing that had me absolutely floored was the fact that she dedicated almost all of her time to her personal development or her work. No slacking here! If you’re looking for an ambitious mentor, I’d like to present you to Hala Taha. Resources: Website - https://youngandprofiting.com/ LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/yapwithhala/?hl=en Podcast - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/young-and-profiting/id1368888880

 

Guest Links:

Website - https://www.mentorzmedia.com/

 

LinkeIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/ava-wettrick/

 

Podcast - https://www.mentorzmedia.com/podcast

 

Sep 25, 2020
#81: Bentoism For a Better World with Yancey Strickler
49:42

Ready for a better world?

 

Today on the show we are chatting with Yancey Strickler.

Yancey is the co-founder of Kickstarter, father of the philosophy of Bentoism, and author of This Could Be Our Future: A Manifesto for a More Generous World. 

 

Yancey has a lot of ideas on improving the world by realigning motives and how we value success so that it’s not just purely profit based. 

 

In this episode we’ll discuss Yancey’s career background including his work with Kickstarter. We’ll also find out the meaning of financial maximization, how it came to run the world as we know it today, and how Bentoism can redefine our future.

 

🎉 YAP is recruiting our Fall 2020 interns❗

 

If you're interested, fill out an internship application below! 

 

Research Team Internship:  https://forms.gle/m5AJtLFzAGFRKi3N6 

 

Guest Outreach Team Internship: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeDGhr8Ps5_kNz9NQA91pqPElgm7-JfsgjMp3YeR4MNMqlM2A/viewform?usp=sf_link

 

Social Media Team Internship: https://forms.gle/N8XvNSbtF2YYqKpV8

 

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Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

 

Guest Links

Website: https://www.ystrickler.com/

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/yancey-strickler-486b4557/

Instagram: https://twitter.com/ystrickler?lang=en

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ystrickler?lang=en

Facebook: NA

Medium: https://medium.com/@ystrickler

Books: https://www.amazon.com/This-Could-Our-Future-Manifesto/dp/0525560823

Sep 21, 2020
#80: How to Go Viral on YouTube with Ned Fulmer
52:27

Today on the show we are chatting with Ned Fulmer. Ned is a member of The Try Guys,  an online video comedy series, which was originally created with 3 other co-workers while working at BuzzFeed.

The Try Guys Youtube channel has over 7.3 million subscribers and their videos have garnered billions of views--- making them one of the most successful channels in Youtube history.  The quartet hosted Youtube’s 8th annual Streamy Awards in 2018 and they won the Audience Choice “Show Of The Year” award in 2017.

The Try Guys recently put out their first book together called ‘The Hidden Power of F*cking Up,’ and they also host a podcast called “Trypod.” In addition, Ned is currently gearing up to launch a new podcast with his wife called “Baby Steps.” 

Tune into this episode to learn why the only way to succeed is to commit to failing over and over again and get Ned’s top tips for going viral on youtube. 

 

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Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

Follow Ned Fulmer:

Website: https://tryguys.com/

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nedfulmer/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nedfulmer/

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6SF8DGvxDnB7kDqHis6TxA

Podcast: https://tryguys.com/pages/podcast

Sep 14, 2020
#79: Tell Your Brand Story and Transform Your Career with Marietta Gentles Crawford
52:13

Becoming a master at the art of self-promotion and personal branding is key to stand out and make a good impression.

 

Snap judgements are made very quickly in the world we live in, so your personal brand is more important than ever! How do you show up? What do people say about you when you aren’t in the room? 

 

Today, we are talking with Marietta Gentles Crawford, a personal branding strategist, author, and coach. Marietta worked for Fortune 500 companies for over 15 years before becoming an entrepreneur to help small businesses and freelancers build a personality-driven brand.

 

Tune in to hear all about Marietta’s bad work experiences and how they helped her become a career change expert, and learn the importance of your brand story and how to create one keeping her WIFM (What’s in it For Me) principle in mind. 

 

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Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

 

3:31 - Marietta’s Background and Expertise

5:08 - Imposter Syndrome & Confidence

9:35 - Work Breakdown and Learnings

17:10 - How to Make a Career Change 

19:16 - Questions to Ask When Self-Assessing

21:32 - How to Move Forward with a Plan

23:34 - SMART Goals

25:30 - Toxic Thoughts and the Importance of a Good Mindset

27:20 - Importance of Brand Story and How to Develop it 

32:11 - WIFM, or ‘What’s in it For Me?’

36:35 - How to be More Likable 

39:14 - Common Myths about Authenticity

41:21 - Confidence vs. Arrogance

43:36 - How to Share Your Opinions

46:40 - 80% Building Relationships, 20% Building a Personal Brand

48:48 - Marietta’s Secret to Profiting in Life

 

Marietta’s Book: https://www.amazon.com/Nine-Thrive-Building-Personal-Elevating-ebook/dp/B0722NT5NZ

Marietta’s Website: www.maribrandsforyou.com

Marietta’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mariettagentlescrawford/

 

Sep 08, 2020
#YAPClassic: The Power of Sleep with Dr. Daniel Gartenberg
40:22

Throwing it way way back to episode 12--one of our most popular episodes! 

Millennials are known to be the "always tired" generation. Everyone under the age of 40 seems to be exhausted. And for good reason— we're working longer hours, taking on second jobs and side hustles, dealing with more competitive environments, glued to screens and phones that zap our mental energy, caring for small children and the list of stressful triggers goes on and on.

In fact, we millennials wear our lack of sleep as a badge of honor. And since sleep deprivation is linked to Alzheimer's, cardiovascular disease, stroke and diabetes, we have created a real health crisis for ourselves! To make matters worse, poor sleep impacts us mentally; it reduces our productivity, decreases collaboration, prevents us from making good decisions and even limits our capacity for empathy and humor.

Needless to say, it's time we millennials unlocked the power of sleep! To do this, we've invited Dr. Daniel Gartenberg on the show, a leading sleep scientist who has dedicated the past 10 years helping people get a better night’s rest through his sleep coaching consultancy and innovative  apps.

Tune in to learn the function of sleep, how much and how often we should sleep, tips to get 

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Sep 04, 2020
#78: Find Your Power with Jayson Waller
55:33

The way to have power is to go out and take it!

Today we're chatting with Jayson Waller, the CEO of PowerHome Solar, America’s new superpower in home energy. Jayson is also the host of True Underdog Podcast, a top how to podcast on Apple Podcasts. 

Jayson has a remarkable life story. He’s true underdog, he grew up in a trailer park, suffered childhood abuse, dropped out of college, and to top it off he was a teen dad. But, he rose against all odds to become the award winning CEO of PowerHome Solar, a $300 million dollar company. 

In this episode we’ll:

  • Talk about Jayson’s inspiring come up story and what led him too become an entrepreneur
  • We’ll uncover why he risked it all - selling his house and all his assets to fund the turnaround of his business after a rocky year 1  
  • And how he decided to pivot his home security business to solar power which led him to ultimately scale up to a $300 million dollar company in less than 5 years

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Aug 31, 2020
#YAPLive: The Story Behind Young and Profiting Podcast with TechUnited NJ
45:03

The tables are turned and Hala gets interviewed by Aaron Price, the CEO of Tech United, NJ. 

In the interview, Hala shares how she ended up starting Young and Profiting Podcast, and some of the tactics she used to grow YAP to become a top 10 how-to podcast on Apple and a major podcast on other platforms like Castbox.  

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Aug 24, 2020
#77: Master Public Speaking with Dolores Hirschmann
46:12

Are you ready to level up your public speaking skills?

On today's show we are chatting with Dolores Hirschmann an internationally recognized strategist, Clarity coach, TEDx Organizer, Speaker & Author. She has over 20 years experience helping entrepreneurs, companies & organizations realize their potential — by guiding them to CLARITY — to define their CORE IDEA, message and market strategy needed to reach their next level of growth.

As a speaking coach, Dolores guides speakers to go from successful professionals to thought leaders in their field. She is also a TEDx Organizer, and has authored two books that focus on effective communication ‘Stand Out The TED Way’ and ‘18 Minutes of Impact.”

In  this episode we’ll uncover the difference between what you do and what you stand for, we’ll get her insight on how to better gain clarity in your life and we’ll learn key tips for nailing your next speaking engagement.

 

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Aug 19, 2020
#76: From Trash to Cash with Brian Scudamore
42:43

Got junk? 

Today on the show we’re chatting with Brian Scudamore, a serial entrepreneur and author, Brian Scudamore has always taken the road less travelled. At just 19 years old, he pioneered the industry of professional junk removal with 1-800-GOT-JUNK?, turning a chore people avoid into an exceptional customer service experience. Then he scaled that success into two more home-service brands, WOW 1 DAY PAINTING and Shack Shine

Brian learned the ins and outs of business by running his own, and believes that anyone with a fire in their gut and a vision for doing something incredible with their future can do the same. His philosophy, WTF (Willing To Fail), stems from his belief in the power of dreaming big, taking risks, and learning from mistakes

Through franchising, he’s giving thousands of aspiring entrepreneurs the chance to live their dreams of business ownership. Find his book, WTF?! (Willing to Fail): How Failure Can Be Your Key to Success, at www.mywtfbook.com.

Tune into this episode to find out how Brian scaled 1-800-Got Junk from a $700 truck to a business that generates hundreds of millions each year and operates in every major metropolitan city in the US. Get an understanding of how you can tell if a business is ripe for franchising and learn Brian’s tips for hiring and maintaining a great company culture.

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Aug 10, 2020
#75: Grow Your Business Like Amazon with Steven Anderson
50:59

What can we learn from the world's richest man and Amazon's CEO, Jeff Bezos? 

 

On today's show we are chatting with Steve Anderson, author of "The Bezo's Letters - 14 Principles to Grow your Business like Amazon." Steve has spent 35+ years helping the insurance industry understand, integrate, and leverage current and emerging technologies. He’s also president of The Anderson Network, and a top 10 Global InsurTech Influencer. In addition, Steve has over 340,000 followers on LinkedIn and is known as one of the top technology consultants and speakers in the US.

 

In this episode, we’ll discuss the rise of Amazon and why you should act like everyday is "Day 1" when growing a company. We'll learn how Jeff Bezos uses risk strategically to grow Amazon and we'll gain insight into why Amazon focuses on their customers instead of their competition.

 

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Aug 03, 2020
#YAPClassic: The Persuasion Playbook with Scott Adams
01:01:22

Throwback to #38 with Scott Adams! Learn practical techniques to harness the power of persuasion with Scott Adams.

 

Scott Adams is the creator of the successful American comic strip, Dilbert. In recent times, Scott has become somewhat of a controversial figure as he made headlines during the 2016 election for being "Trump’s translator," a nickname bestowed on him for helping the American public make sense of Trump's seemingly bizarre behavior during the campaign. In addition to being a cartoonist, Scott is also a trained hypnotist and master persuader. He believes that Trump is one of the best persuaders of our time.

 

In #38, Hala and Scott discuss the persuasion tactics found in Scott's book, “Win Bigly: Persuasion in a World Where Facts Don’t Matter,”  which dissects how Trump won the presidential election with his persuasive power. Tune in to hear how the biases we have can impact our decision-making, learn oral persuasion tactics like the "linguistic kill shot," and uncover why visual persuasion is a powerful approach toward getting what you want.

 

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Aug 01, 2020
#YAPLive: Ask Hala Anything [Part1]
15:45

Part 1 of Hala's LinkedIn Live session!

 

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Jul 31, 2020
#YAPLive: Ask Hala Anything! [Part 2]
31:34

Hala went on Linkedin Live for an impromptu session where listeners and fans asked her about podcasting, her life and her inspiration.

 

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Jul 30, 2020
#74: The Lemonade Life with Zack Friedman
47:22

If life gives you lemons, make lemonade.

 

On today's show we are chatting with Zack Friedman, founder and CEO of

Make Lemonade, a leading online personal finance company helping Millennials make more informed financial decisions such as paying off student loan debt. He is also the author of ‘The Lemonade Life’ in which he reveals the five simple changes you can make to create an extraordinary life.

 

Zack is a former intern for the Chief of Staff to President Bill Clinton, previously holding various high profile roles in companies such as Blackstone and Morgan Stanley, as well as being an advisor to Fortune 500 companies and start-ups. 

 

Zack believes EVERYONE has a shot at greatness by putting happiness at the center of everything you do, taking his learnings from presidents, prime ministers, CEO’s and billionaires.

 

In this episode, we YAP about the difference between a lemon and lemonade life, the best morning routine to set you up for a productive and positive day and the 5 internal switches people can turn on to accelerate their success!

 

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Jul 27, 2020
#73: Do What You Love with Cathy Heller
01:04:06

Don't keep your day job!

Life is short, and we spend so much of it working. So, it only makes sense to do what you love!

Today, Hala chats with Cathy Heller, host of Apple’s #1 podcast, Don't Keep Your Day Job, which has over 9 million downloads and features conversations with creative entrepreneurs like actress Jenna Fischer, Seth Godin and more. Cathy is also a business and life coach who helps clients get paid for what they love to do through group programs, courses and retreats.

In this episode, we’ll cover why a lack of resources is not an excuse to abandon your dreams, why radical empathy is the core of every business and how Cathy manages to make millions working only 4 hours per day.

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Jul 17, 2020
#YAPClassic: Getting Sh*t Done and Improving Productivity with David Allen
38:28

A throw back to episode #5! 

Hear best practices from the GOAT of productivity, David Allen, best-selling author and inventor of the famed Getting Things Done system.

David’s framework helps you keep track of tasks, ideas and projects, and focuses on getting this type of information out of your head and into an external system. In this episode, Hala uncovers how to feel less bogged down by the never-ending list of things you have to do—allowing yourself to be engaged and super productive in the moment. Now, go get sh*t done!

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Jul 13, 2020
#72: Post-Covid Predictions and Investing Tips with Peter Mallouk
52:23

Covid-19 has changed everything, including the ways you should invest. Will you merely survive or will you thrive in this new world?

Today we’re chatting with Peter Mallouk, the President & Chief Investment Officer of Creative Planning, a Registered Investment Advisory firm with over 27 offices throughout the US. Creative Planning manages over $45 billion in assets and is routinely named by Barron’s as the #1 Independent Wealth Management Firm in America.

Mallouk’s leadership in the industry has not gone unnoticed, either. He is the only person to have ever ranked No. 1 on Barron’s “Top 100 Independent Financial Advisors in America” list for three consecutive years. For more info about Peter’s accomplishments, head over to creativeplanning.com.

Tune into this episode to hear Peter’s predictions on how the economy will shake out in a post-covid world, get his guidance on how you should be investing during the coronavirus and hear his perspective on speculative investments like cryptocurrency.

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Jul 05, 2020
#71: Starting an Online Business with Lauren Tickner
01:04:43

Ready to launch your online business?!

Today on the show we are chatting with Lauren Tickner, a Young and Profiting entrepreneur from the UK. Lauren helps people start online businesses. She is extremely good at what she does, and she’s helped many of her clients generate 6 and even 7-figures online through her company, Impact School. In addition to helping people launch their online business, Lauren hosts a podcast, youtube channel and is an influencer on Instagram.  

In this episode, we’ll uncover why systems and outcomes are so important when it comes to launching a business online, we’ll touch on permission based relationship marketing and why 1:1 conversations provide you with max ROI, and we’ll get Lauren's tips on how to start an engaging conversation without sounding so "salesy."

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Jun 29, 2020
#70: Stop Resisting Change with Jason Feifer
54:34

Did you know that people were once afraid of things like bicycles, elevators and teddy bears?

 

History has proven that when things are new, we tend to be scared of them. Successful entrepreneurs know how to overcome this, and now how to get their customers to come along for the ride.

 

Today we’re chatting with Jason Feifer, a journalist, author, podcaster, public speaker and the editor in chief of Entrepreneur magazine. Jason hosts not one but three awesome podcasts (Problem Solvers, Pessimists Archive, and Hush Money).  Jason has led an amazing career as a journalist and in the past he has held senior editor positions  at Fast Company, Men’s Health, and Maxim Magazine among others. Jason is recognized as an authority on change— providing thought leadership on why people resist it, and the importance of embracing it. 

 

Tune into this episode to explore how Jason rose to top of his field as a journalist and developed his personal  brand, and we’ll also dive deep into change and  how entrepreneurs can both better embrace change and help their customers more easily accept and adapt to new technologies.

 

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Jun 22, 2020
#YAPLive: Ask Hala Anything!
26:12

Hala hopped on Linkedin Live for an impromptu session where listeners and fans asked her about podcasting, linkedin growth strategies, growing your network and her life.

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Jun 17, 2020
#69: The Innovation Stack with Jim McKelvey
56:40

Fail-proof your start up with techniques developed by Square's co-founder and billionaire, Jim McKelvey !

Today on the show we’re chatting with serial entrepreneur and author Jim McKelvey. Jim co-founded the super successful point of sales company, Square, along with Jack Dorsey who is the CEO of both Square and Twitter. Jim also founded Invisibly, a project to rewire the economics of online content; LaunchCode, a non-profit that trains people to work in technology; and Third Degree Glass Factory, a glass art studio & education center in St. Louis. And if that wasn’t enough, in 2017, Jim was appointed as an Independent Director of the St. Louis Federal Reserve.

Jim, recently released his first book The Innovation Stack.  Tune in to this episode learn what an innovation stack is and how Square’s innovation stack helped them beat Amazon as a small start up, hear Jim’s definition of what it means to be a true entrepreneur and understand how to find the perfect problem when looking to start a new business venture.

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Jun 15, 2020
#68: The Underdog Advantage with Dean Graziosi
51:51

An underdog mindset can turn your disadvantages into superpowers!

Today on the show we are chatting with Dean Grazioisi, real estate investor and trainer, tv personality, motivational speaker and multiple NYT best-selling author. You may recognize Dean from his late night infomercials on real estate training. In fact,  he was on TV. everyday for 17 years straight and is known for being the #1 real estate trainer in the world. Dean has started or has been involved over 13 companies that have resulted in over 1 billion dollars in revenue and his net worth is reportedly 43 million dollars. But like many successful entrepreneurs, Dean started off with humble beginnings. His family faced many financial difficulties and he moved more than 20 times by the age of 19. Dean is an incredible example of how you can turn your life around and take control over your financial destiny.

In this episode, we’ll discuss Dean's key underdog mindset principles like being relentlessly resourceful and using desperation as persuasion. We’ll also dive deep into his personal life, and get an understanding of how he overcame his anxiety of getting divorced and maintained a healthy relationship with his ex-wife.

 

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Jun 08, 2020
#67: Marketing in the Age of Coronavirus with Shama Hyder
54:22

Learn the do's and don'ts of marketing during the coronavirus pandemic.

Today on the show we’re chatting with Shama Hyder. Shama is a web and TV personality, a bestselling author, public speaker and the award winning CEO of Zen Media. She launched Zen Media at the age of 22 during the 2008 Great Recession. Back when Shama started her company it was one of the first social media agencies in the world. And now her company is now an industry-leading marketing and PR firm!

 Shama has been named the “Zen Master of Marketing” by Entrepreneur Magazine and the “Millennial Master of the Universe” by FastCompany.com. Her books include the bestseller “The Zen of Social Media Marketing” and “Momentum: How to Propel Your Marketing and Transform Your Brand in the Digital Age.” 

Tune into this episode to learn about the marketing campaign trends that are gaining popularity during the pandemic, how to market in a crisis while maintaining tactfulness and relevancy, and gain insight into hidden advertising opportunities during this time period.

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Jun 02, 2020
#66: How To Stop Self-Sabotage with Dane Maxwell
54:39

Today on the show YAP researcher and podcast host, Peter Sumpton chats with serial entrepreneur, Dane Maxwell.  Dane started 5 successful software companies with many of them becoming multi-million dollar businesses. Dane never has to work another day again in his life with all the passive income streams he has created, but he still works tirelessly to help other entrepreneurs become as successful as he has through his content and platforms. In fact, he’s created over 15 millionaires with his teachings thus far. Dane recently put out a book called Start From Zero which outlines how to build the brain of an entrepreneur, and start meaningful business and income stream from scratch.

In this episode, we discuss how self-sabotage can manifest itself and how to stop this from happening. Why using your intuition is an important skill to learn, and how your future wealth all starts with solving problems for people and not your expertise

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May 21, 2020
#65: Next Level Adulting with Mark Manson
45:46

It's about time you stepped up your adulting!

Did you know that only 13% of adults actually think and behave like "adults" ?

Today on the show we are chatting with Mark Manson, a best-selling author, speaker, podcaster and blogger. His most recent book is Everything is F*cked: A Book About Hope debuted at #1 on the New York Times Bestseller list.  Mark is most known  for writing The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life, which came out in 2016 and has become a massive global bestseller with over 8 million copies sold worldwide.  

In this episode, we discuss the downfalls of hope and why we’ll never be satisfied unless we face Mark’s uncomfortable truth of life head on. And Hala also digs into his guidance for better adulting. For example, gaining more self-control by better understanding the relationship between our thinking and feeling brains, and enhancing our growth mindset with the concept of anti-fragility - which welcomes pain as a means to gain strength and resilience. 

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May 11, 2020
#YAPClassic: Cultivate a Disruptive Mindset with Jay Samit
56:29

Dare to disrupt yourself!

This week, Hala is handling some family issues and so we're throwing it back to a #YAPClassic. Enjoy#27 with Jay Samit, best-selling author of “Disrupt Yourself!” and serial entrepreneur who has been at the forefront of global trends for decades and recognized as one of the world’s leading experts on disruption and innovation.  Jay has helped build billion dollar startups, transformed entire industries, and has held executive roles at Deloitte, Sony, Universal Studios and more.  

Tune in to learn how Jay achieved his massive success, and how you can take the same strategies that have shaped the world’s most innovative companies and apply them to disrupt yourself and grow your career.

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May 04, 2020
#64: Turn On The Like Switch with Dr. Jack Schafer
01:02:51

Learn how to how to influence, attract and win people over from an ex-FBI agent! 

Today on the show we're yapping with Dr. Jack Schafer, a former FBI special agent, professor, psychologist, and author of  "The Like Switch." Jack spent fifteen years conducting counter-intelligence and counterterrorism investigations, and seven years as a behavioral analyst for the FBI’s National Security Division. He developed spy recruitment techniques, interviewed terrorists, and trained agents in the art of interrogation and persuasion. To boil it down, much of Jack's job was to convert spies into allies, by getting them to be his friend, like and trust him. Now he shares his strategies to the masses so the average person can use them in everyday situations to influence, attract, and win people over.

Tune in to learn about non-verbal cues and friend signals, how to approach strangers at a party, and what you can do mitigate a heated argument.

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Apr 27, 2020
#63: Find Your Dream Job with Kristin Sherry
56:28

Are you ready to snag your dream job?

Lucky for you, this episode features Kristin Sherry, a career coach, international speaker, best-selling author and founder of YouMap. Kristen has s mission in life to help people identify their perfect career. Her Youmap career profile helps people see the unique contribution they can bring to work through their strengths, values, preferred skills and personality. Kristen is a Linkedin power user and has been featured in publications like Inc.com and Entrepreneur Magazine.

Tune in to get Kristen’s advice on what to do if you are unhappy with your job, learn how to prepare for entrepreneurship, and hear her practical tips for landing your next job interview.

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Apr 20, 2020
#62: Train Your Brain with John Assaraf
01:01:08

Get that brain in shape! Learn how to reprogram your subconscious mind to let go of limiting beliefs and achieve your goals.

Today on the show we’re joined by John Assaraf, one of the leading mindset and behavior experts in the world. John is passionate about brain research and brain retraining. His latest book Innercise is a comprehensive guide to science-based mental and emotional techniques that can strengthen your mindset and unlock the hidden power of your brain.

John is not only a mindset expert. He has built 5 multimillion dollar companies, written 2 New York Times best-selling books, is an international speaker and was featured in 8 movies, including the blockbuster hit, The Secret. 

In this episode we’ll get an understanding of the science behind the Law of Attraction, we’ll uncover the difference between our conscious and subconscious brains, and we’ll learn about innercizes or brain exercises that can help bring our conscious and subconscious brains into alignment.

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Apr 13, 2020
#61: Screw Being Shy with Mark Metry
01:02:14

Eliminate your social anxiety, once and for all! 

Today we have a return guest on the show, Mark Metry. Mark runs an incredibly successful podcast, Humans 2.0, and has recently launched a book, “Screw Being Shy: How to Eliminate Social Anxiety,” which has already become an Amazon best seller.

In this episode, we’ll discuss why we are wired to be socially anxious and learn his top tips to decrease social anxiety

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Mar 30, 2020
#60: Surviving Entrepreneurship with Evan Carmichael
47:27

It's time to unlock your true potential!

Today on the show we're yapping with Evan Carmichael. Evan is a serial entrepreneur, speaker, author, and coach who sold is first biotech company at the young age of 19. He has a mission is to help 1 billion entrepreneurs in his life and aims to solve what he believes to be the world's biggest problem--- untapped human potential.  Evan is mostly notably known for his uber successful motivational youtube channel that boasts over 2 million subscribers and 300 million views. Forbes has called him one of the world's top 40 social marketing talents and Inc. Magazine has named him one of the 100 great leadership speakers of all time.

Tune into this episode to hear his entrepreneurship advice and learn how he scaled his youtube channel to become one of the most popular self-improvement channels in the world!

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Mar 24, 2020
#59: Become a Real Estate Rockstar with Ryan Serhant
48:02

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Are you ready to become the ultimate sales machine and sell it like Serhant?

This week on YAP, Hala chats with Ryan Serhant. Ryan started off his career as an actor, and when he couldn’t make ends meet he looked to real estate to pay his bills.  As fate with have it, very early in his career Ryan auditioned for Bravo's Million Dollar Listing and was selected amongst thousands to participate in the reality tv show, which went on to be super popular and propelled Ryan into stardom. Ryan took the opportunity to fully step into the role he played on the show and forced himself become the incredible real estate and sales guru he is today--- selling over 1 billion dollars in real estate each year to date!

Tune in to learn how learn Ryan's key sales principles like the "balls up" approach and his "3Fs" approach: follow up, follow through and follow back. 

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Mar 16, 2020
#58: Join The Food Revolution with Eric Edmeades
01:04:18

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Eat your way into being young and fit! 

This week Hala interviews Eric Edmeades, most notably known for being a pioneer in the food revolution as the founder WildFit, a fast-growing nutritional coaching program exclusively offered by Mindvalley.  Eric also a very experienced public speaker who has logged over 10,000 hours on stage!

In #58, we’ll uncover Eric's perspective on nutrition like what we should and shouldn’t eat, we’ll start to understand the psychology behind our food cravings and we'll get insight from his time spent with the Bushmen tribe in Africa, who live similarly to those from the Stone Age!

As a bonus we’ll also learn his amazing tips to tell better stories and prepare for speaking engagements.

**Please note: Eric was on the road when we recorded this interview, and as a result this episode has unusually poor audio quality.  However, the content is still exceptional.

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Mar 09, 2020
#YAPClassic: Negotiate Like a Boss with Chris Voss
55:35

Brushing up on your negotiation skills never gets old!

Enjoy this #YAPClassic featuring Christopher Voss, a former leading FBI international hostage and kidnapping negotiator. Now Chris spends his time as an author, professor and coach---teaching others how to apply his learnings from international crisis and high-stakes negotiations to the business world.

Chris is regarded as one of the most influential negotiators of our time. He wrote the massive best-selling hit, “Never Split the Difference,” which lays out actionable negotiation strategies which we'll uncover in this episode.

Tune in to hear Chris' negotiation secrets and tactics like labeling, mirroring, unlocking that's right breakthroughs, diffusing negativity with empathy and more!

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Mar 02, 2020
#YAPSnacks: Say Om! Introduction To Meditation with Shiv
10:57
#YAPSnacks is a new series of bite-size pods hosted by the YAP team aimed to provide you with key information and actionable insights.   Ever wonder why meditation has surged so much in popularity? Or why so many celebrities swear by some form of meditative practice?    If you want to give meditation a shot, but are not sure where to begin or what form of meditation is best for you, than this #YAPSnacks is the perfect episode for you!   If you're interested in this topic, go back to episode #46, "Mindfulness, Meditation and Manifesting for High Performance," featuring meditation guru and Ziva founder, Emily Fletcher.

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Feb 28, 2020
#YAPClassic: Hacking Human Behavior To Gain Influence with Chase Hughes
41:15

Enjoy this classic YAP replay featuring Chase Hughes, a leading military and intelligence behavior expert, and author of “The Ellipsis Manual,” which is the most comprehensive mind control guide in the world.

Tune in to gain a 101 understanding of behavior science, specifically non-verbal analysis or body language, behavior profiling and the qualities of authority— which you'll come to find out is a very important thing. You'll leave the episode with easy to implement tactics you can use to increase influence in everyday life.

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Feb 24, 2020
#57: Build Your Social Capital With Jordan Harbinger
58:50

Build and spend your social capital wisely!

This episode of YAP is sponsored by Podcorn, a marketplace connecting podcasters to amazing sponsorship opportunities. If your a podcaster looking to monetize or brand wanting to share their story, head over to podcorn.com.

Today on YAP, Hala chats with Jordan Harbinger, “The Larry King” of podcasters and social dynamics expert who has been doing his podcasting thing for over 12 years. Jordan started out on “The Art of Charm,” podcast and now he hosts “The Jordan Harbinger Show” which is one of the most popular podcasts in the world, and was awarded the Best Podcast of 2018 by Apple.   

Listen to #57 to learn how to care for your network to make it stronger than ever, and get Jordan’s key practicals to boost your confidence and ace your first impressions. As a bonus, we’ll also dig into podcasting and cover topics like how he studies for his guests to why most podcasts fail.

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Feb 18, 2020
#YAPSnacks: Sleep Solves Everything with Hala and Jordan
17:36

#YAPSnacks is a new series of bite-size pods hosted by the YAP team aimed to provide you with key information and actionable insights.

Tune in to hear Hala Taha and Jordan Paris discuss why sleep is so important for your health and productivity, and hear their top tips for getting a better nights rest.

If you're interested in this topic, go back to episode #12, "Unlocking the Power of Sleep," featuring sleep psychologist, Dr. Daniel Gartenberg.

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Feb 12, 2020
#56: Creating Confidence with Heather Monahan
50:00

The most beautiful thing you can wear is confidence!

Today on the show Hala chats with Heather Monahan. Heather is a confidence expert, having learned a ton of hard lessons on the topic in her own life during the corporate climb. Heather worked in corporate America for two decades and is one of the few women who have reached the c-suite. And after being abruptly fired, she switched gears to becoming a speaker, author and confidence coach---and is more successful than ever!

Stay tuned to hear Heather’s inspirational story and learn practical ways to boost your confidence.

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Feb 10, 2020
#55: Tales of a Bad Boy Gone Good with Tucker Max
50:57

It feels so good to be bad. Until it just feels bad.

In this episode, Hala yaps with Tucker Max, the inventor of the literary genre 'fratire' and author of 4 best selling books including the mega hit, “I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell,” which documents the wild and scandalous times he had during his 20s. Tucker holds accolades like snagging a spot in Time Magazine’s 100 most influential list in 2009, and there’s even a movie based on his life.  The former bad boy is now a grown family man who has assisted many successful startups. Currently he’s the founder of Scribe, a company that helps people write and publish their own books. 

Today we’ll uncover how Tucker achieved fame in 2002 on the internet, in an era when blogs didn’t even exist yet, why he hired JT Mccormick to be his CEO at scribe instead of holding that position himself and how plant therapy and MDMA has helped to transform his life for the better.

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Feb 03, 2020
#54: The Laws of Selling [Part 2] with Richard Moore
57:31

Get ready to amp up your sales skills!

Today we have a return guest on the show, sales expert, Richard Moore. Richard was featured back in Episode #26, "The Laws of Selling."  Listen to that episode first or even after this one to soak up all of Richard’s amazing sales tips.

Richard is a sales and business coach with 17+ years of experience in online, in-person and phone-based selling. His clients range from startups to 9-figure businesses, and he’s grown a massive influence on platforms like Linkedin and Instagram. Rich has also been featured in publications like Forbes, and the Huffington Post.

In Laws of Selling Part 2, we’ll cover the difference between leads and prospects, the interplay between emotion and sales, his perspective on discounting and setting your price, and the art of closing a deal.

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Jan 27, 2020
#53: Say Things Better with Lila Smith
56:45

Ready to level up your communication skills? Communication is the language of leadership, and learning to do it effectively is key to personal and career success!

Join us this week with Lila Smith, actress, Linkedin influencer and founder of communication consultancy, Say Things Better. 

Tune in to learn how acting helped Lila perfect her communication strategy, get an overview of her 5-step framework to Say Things Better, and hear her tips on communication from how to prepare for a speaking event to her advice on pivoting during a talk based on the the cues and visual signs your audience gives off.

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Jan 20, 2020
#52: Run It Like Clockwork with Mike Michalowicz
45:58

Thou shalt profit immediately and run thy business like clockwork! 

This week on YAP, learn how you can optimize your time and money with Mike Michalowicz, a serial entrepreneur, author and podcaster who launched three multi-million dollar companies before his 35th birthday.

Tune in to learn his 7-step program to run your business like clockwork, and gain insight to his "profit first" framework to optimize the profitability of your business.

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Jan 13, 2020
#51: Tackling Tough Conversations with Sheila Heen
48:04

"Hey, we need to talk..." -- if these words scare you, trust that you're not alone!

Whether we’re dealing with an under-performing employee, upset with our spouse, or facing issues with a difficult client, we attempt or avoid difficult conversations everyday. Healthy relationships are built around communication and transparency, and so learning how to navigate tough conversations with less stress and more success can help optimize our relationships.

Join us this week on YAP as we tackle tough conversations with best-selling co-author of the business classic Difficult Conversations and Harvard Law lecturer, Sheila Heen. 

Tune in to learn the three layers of difficult conversations and how to overcome each one of them, the benefit of telling a third story to start your discussions off on the right foot and learn how to enhance the skill of receiving feedback by understanding the common initial reactions we all have when receiving negative feedback and how to deal with them in a positive way.

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Jan 06, 2020
#YAPSnacks: Conducting a Yearly Review - Retrospective, Reset and Refocus with Hala and Shiv
10:51

𝗡𝗲𝘄 𝗬𝗲𝗮𝗿𝘀 𝗗𝗮𝘆 is just around the corner, and we encourage you to go beyond a New Year’s Resolution this year!

Our latest guest, Daniel Pink, taught us that January 1st is a 🌟 𝗧𝗲𝗺𝗽𝗼𝗿𝗮𝗹 𝗟𝗮𝗻𝗱𝗺𝗮𝗿𝗸 🌟 you can use as a turning point for new beginnings in episode #50.

🙇🏻‍♀️ In fact, it’s scientifically proven that you’re more likely to stick to new habits you start on temporal landmark days like the first of the year or month, or social temporal landmark days like your birthday.

Since the ultimate temporal landmark is coming up, now is the perfect time to get ready and conduct a yearly review.

We like to conduct our yearly reviews in 3 parts: Retrospective, Reset and Refocus

Tune in learn about this framework and get inspired to conduct a yearly review.

Happy New Year!!!!!

Dec 27, 2019
#50: The Science of Perfect Timing with Daniel Pink
50:28

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It's time to start paying attention to WHEN.

This week Hala yaps with Daniel Pink, author of 4 NYT best-sellers, former speech writer for Al Gore and tv host. 

This episode takes a deep dive on his book “WHEN: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing." Stay tuned in to learn how different times of the day impacts your productivity, how to get over your afternoon slumps and how to effectively use beginnings, midpoints and endings to accelerate your success.

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Dec 16, 2019
#YAPSnacks: Persuasion and How to Influence Others with Hala and Jordan
14:23
Dec 12, 2019
#49: How To Win More Arguments with Ali Almossawi
41:18

The key to winning more arguments is understanding what makes for a bad argument. 

When arguing, we often let our emotions get in the way and say anything to help sway opposing perspectives towards ours.  This leads to irrational thinking and flaws in our arguments. Learn to recognize these abuses of reason and gain the ability to poke holes in your opponent's arguments!

This week on YAP, Hala chats with Ali Almossawi, the author of multiple books including An Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments, Bad Choices and the Point of Pointless Work. Ali also has a flourishing corporate career and works in cybersecurity at Apple. 

Tune in to learn how Ali manages a successful side hustle and full-time job, and gain insight on various bad arguments and the logical fallacies or errors in reasoning people make when arguing.

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Dec 09, 2019
#48: The Art of Talent Stacking with Dan Schawbel
59:01

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Build your talent stack to gain a significant competitive advantage and accelerate your career! You don't need to be one of the best at something in order to succeed, because with talent stacking you can layer on skills - at various degrees of expertise - and use them together to stand out. 

This week Hala interviews Dan Schawbel, a researcher and the author of 3 bestselling career books: Back to Human, Promote Yourself and Me 2.0.  Dan also hosts the 5 Questions with Dan Schawbel podcast, where he interviews some of the most successful humans in the world like Richard Branson, Condoleezza Rice, Gary Vanyerchuck and more. 

In this episode, you’ll learn how Dan used talent stacking in the HR space to get ahead, why technology is breeding the loneliness epidemic and why work-life balance is just a myth.

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Dec 02, 2019
#YAPSnacks: Top 3 Lessons of Young and Profiting Podcast with Hala, Jordan and Shiv
11:59

Just in time for Thanksgiving leftovers, Young and Profiting Podcast presents #YAPSnacks! 

Introducing #YAPSnacks, a new series of bite-sized and actionable content where the YAP team goes deep on topics covered on the Young and Profiting show. For our introduction episode, we're joined by YAP's host Hala Taha, producer Shiv Dutt and newly onboarded co-host, Jordan Paris.

Tune in to:

  • Discover David Allen's open loops concept and how to stop them to boost productivity
  • Get a 101 understanding of Robert Greene's Law of Irrationality and Law of Narcissism
  • And learn Justin Bariso's clever media player-themed tricks to boost your emotional intelligence 

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Nov 29, 2019
#47: Game-Time Decision Making with David Meltzer
49:21

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This week, David Meltzer returns to teach us high-scoring business strategies so that we can play to win! David is the co-founder and CEO of Sports 1, a Sport Marketing firm which he co-founded with hall of fame quarterback, Warren Moon. David is also the former CEO of the world’s most notable sports agency, Leigh Steinberg Sports and Entertainment and an award-winning humanitarian, an international keynote speaker and best-selling author. 

Since we last talked David has come out with a new book, Game-Time Decision Making that provides everything you need to up your decision-making game and build a championship-level business. In this episode, we’ll uncover how to recruit a winning team, how to create the right mindset to make good decisions, and why milestones are better than concrete goals.

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Nov 18, 2019
#46: Mindfulness, Meditation and Manifesting with Emily Fletcher
45:29

Did you know that meditation can help cure insomnia, reverse the signs of aging and make you smarter?

This week, we yap with Emily Fletcher, a well-known meditation guru who began her career on Broadway and now runs an innovative meditation company called Ziva Meditation. Ziva utilizes  a powerful combination of mindfulness, meditation, and manifesting, and has been used to better the lives of over 20,000 people!  

Tune in to learn the biological the benefits of meditation like relieving stress, curing insomnia and reversing aging. And find out the difference between mindfulness and meditation, and how you can fit meditation into your modern day life. 

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Nov 11, 2019
#45: Hustle Your Way To Success with Jonas Koffler
54:53

Success = hustle X luck X your unique talents!⁣

Tune in to learn how to find your POP (Personal Opportunity Portfolio) with Jonas Koffler.⁣⁣

This week we're yapping with Jonas Koffler. Jonas is the co-author of HUSTLE: The Power to Charge Your Life with Money, Meaning, and Momentum, and has been featured in outlets like Time, FastCompany, Business Insider, and NPR among others. He is a serial entrepreneur and hustler with ventures that include the digital health and mental wellness startups Lada Labs and Radical Wellness Inc.  Jonas is also a stroke survivor.⁣

In this episode, Hala and Jonas discuss how to develop a healthy POP, why we should rethink Gladwell’s 10,000 hour rule to mastery to support becoming a multi-faceted and talented worker and how we can manufacture our own luck. They also dig into what Jonas has learned from his near death experience, and why mental wellness has become his purpose in life.⁣⁣

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Nov 06, 2019
#43: Decoding the Laws of Human Nature with Robert Greene [Part 1]
34:39

Master the laws of human nature with one of the world's leading human behavior experts, Robert Greene!

This week, Hala is yapping with famed author Robert Greene. Robert has written six international bestsellers including The 48 Laws of Power, The Art of Seduction, The 33 Strategies of War, The 50th Law (co-written with rapper 50 Cent), Mastery, and The Laws of Human Nature. 

In Part 1 of this interview, we cover Robert’s career journey and how he found his purpose in life. We also begin to cover his latest book, the Laws of Human Nature, which outlines 18 laws that motivates human behavior.

Tune in to #43 to learn about the law of irrationality and why this is the foundation of understanding human behavior. And get a key understanding of the law of narcissism, which proposes that we are all narcissists---and once we accept this we can transform self-love into empathy to improve our relationships and be happier and more fulfilled.

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Oct 28, 2019
#44: Decoding the Laws of Human Nature with Robert Greene [Part 2]
42:36

Decode the laws of human nature with fame author, Robert Greene!

In this second portion of the interview, Hala and Robert dive into the laws of compulsive behavior, grandiosity, gender rigidity and death denial.  

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Oct 23, 2019
#42: Become a Better Leader with Dr. Marshall Goldsmith
49:03

Want to develop your leadership skills?

In #42, Hala speaks with Dr. Marshall Goldsmith,  a pioneer in the field of business education and leadership coaching who has worked with over 150 major CEOS. Dr. Marshall is the only two-time winner of the Thinkers 50 Award for the #1 Leadership Thinker in the world. He has been ranked one of five most respected executive coaches by Forbes, one of the top ten executive educators by The Wall Street Journal, and one of the 15 Greatest Business Thinkers in the World by The Times. In addition to his client work, Dr. Goldsmith is the author of 36 books, including three New York Times bestsellers that have sold over 2.5 million copies.  

In this episode, Dr. Marshall yaps about the habits that hold people back from the top, how to change bad behavior with feedback and feedfoward,  as well as the power of using his magic moves; optimism, apology, seeking for help, and asking power questions.

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Oct 18, 2019
#41: Transform From The Inside Out with Mark Metry
46:52

We don't need magic to transform ourselves ...we all carry the 𝐏𝐎𝐖𝐄𝐑 we need inside of us! 

This week Hala chats with Mark Metry, a young entrepreneur who turned his life around from awkward teen to celebrity podcaster and futurist.

Tune in to hear how Mark transformed his life from the inside out, learn his tips to take podcasts to the next level and get insight as to why he treats life like a video game.

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Oct 09, 2019
#40: Boost Your EQ with Justin Bariso
53:16
Ready to take your EQ to the next level?  This week, Hala yaps with Emotional Intelligence (EQ) expert, author and speaker, Justin Bariso. Justin's column draws over a million readers a month on INC.com , and LinkedIn has named him a “Top Voice” three years in a row. His recent book, "EQ Applied: The Real World Guide to Emotional Intelligence," shares practical ways to increase EQ to improve relationships and careers.

In this episode, Hala and Justin discuss why EQ is action-oriented, how our brain's emotional programming makes self-control so difficult, and why negative feedback is truly a blessing.

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Oct 02, 2019
#39: Preparing for Leadership with Ron Carucci
41:34

The next generation of leaders are rising to power!

In #39, Hala yaps with Ron Carucci, founder and managing partner of consulting firm, Navalen. Ron has an impressive thirty years of experience helping executives tackle challenges relating to strategy, organization, and leadership. He has worked with start-ups to fortune 10 companies in over 30 countries. He’s also the author of “Rising to Power,” and his work has been featured in HBR, Business week, Fortune among other publications.

In this episode, you’ll get a guidance on how to navigate a new leadership role by learning ways to avoid failure, how to improve self-perception to better manage weaknesses and why we should avoid binary decision making at all costs.

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Sep 25, 2019
#38: The Persuasion Playbook with Scott Adams
01:01:22

Learn practical techniques to harness the power of persuasion with Scott Adams.

Scott Adams is the creator of the successful American comic strip, Dilbert. In recent times, Scott has become somewhat of a controversial figure as he made headlines during the 2016 election for being "Trump’s translator," a nickname bestowed on him for helping the American public make sense of Trump's seemingly bizarre behavior during the campaign. In addition to being a cartoonist, Scott is also a trained hypnotist and master persuader. He believes that Trump is one of the best persuaders of our time.

In #38, Hala and Scott discuss the persuasion tactics found in Scott's book, “Win Bigly: Persuasion in a World Where Facts Don’t Matter,”  which dissects how Trump won the presidential election with his persuasive power. Tune in to hear how the biases we have can impact our decision-making, learn oral persuasion tactics like the "linguistic kill shot," and uncover why visual persuasion is a powerful approach toward getting what you want.

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Sep 16, 2019
#37: Go Gig or Go Home with Diane Mulcahy
53:42

The explosion of the gig economy is real. Are you ready?

In #37, Hala speaks with Diane Mulcahy, one of the first experts on the Gig Economy, which is a term that describes a labor market with the prevalence of short-term contracts or freelance work as opposed to permanent full-time jobs.

Diane taught a class on the subject which was listed in Forbes’ "Top Ten Most Innovative Business School Courses in the Country." She also wrote a book called “The Gig Economy,” and is a leading authority on the topic who has been featured in publications like Forbes, CNN, Cosmopolitan, Oprah.com and more.

Last year, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that 55 million people in the U.S. are “gig workers,” which is more than 35% of the U.S. workforce. And that number is projected to jump to 43% by 2020!

In this episode, you’ll learn all about the gig economy and how it came about, why people choose gig work, and how to be successful in the gig economy and thrive financially when generating variable income.

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Sep 05, 2019
#36: Just Do It with Jordan Paris
51:25

Condition yourself to make decisions without hesitation! Because sometimes you need to stop overthinking and planning, and JUST DO IT.

This week on YAP, Hala chats with Jordan Paris, a 21-year-old author, Linkedin influencer and podcast host of the popular show, Growth Mindset University.

Tune in to discover how Jordan overcame depression and social awkwardness as a teenager, and how he's accomplished so much in his young life by "just doing it."

In addition, learn the ins and outs of his podcast production process and marketing strategy. And uncover why Jordan and Hala collaborate instead of compete, and their biggest pet peeves as up-and-coming podcasters.

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Aug 28, 2019
#35: Leading With Love with Claude Silver
45:47

Lead with your heart, not just your head!

This week on YAP, Hala speaks with Claude Silver, the world’s first “Chief Heart Officer” and Gary Vaynerchuk’s right-hand woman at VaynerMedia. Claude owns the onboarding, recruitment, retention, and graduation of all the employees at the digital media agency. She is known for leading with her heart and emotional optimism.

In this episode, we’ll dive into how Claude is able to touch every heartbeat at Vaynermedia, and how her past experiences have shaped her leadership style. We’ll also uncover HR topics like how she sets employees up for success with a unique onboarding program and her method for letting employees go.

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Aug 19, 2019
#34: How To Be Indistractable with Nir Eyal
50:37

Master your habits and become indistractable!

This week, Hala interviews Nir Eyal, a leading export in behavioral design and popular author of “Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products," and "Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life."

Tune in to learn about Nir's 4-step hook model to build habit-forming products and strategies to become indistractable to lead more productive and happier lives.

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Aug 05, 2019
#33: Shoot Your Loonshot with Safi Bahcall
01:00:03

Shoot your loonshot and nurture your next crazy big idea!

In #33, Hala yaps with Safi Bahcall, a trained physicist who has transformed his career every 5 years or so. He’s done everything from business consulting to co-founding a pharmaceutical company to now becoming a best-selling author.

In this episode we’ll find out how Safi is able to reinvent himself so often and his tips for getting into a new field. In addition, we’ll cover his super fascinating concept and book, "Loonshots: How to Nurture the Crazy Ideas That Win Wars, Cure Diseases, and Transform," which has been noted as one of the top business books for 2019.

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Jul 29, 2019
#32: Flow Into The Future with Steven Kotler
01:08:33

Want to become 500x more productive?

In episode #32, Hala interviews Steven Kotler, a New York Times bestselling author and leading expert on peak performance and flow.

They discuss what flow is, how it impacts our brain and body, and triggers that can hack you into a flow state. Additionally, they cover Steven's new book “Last Tango in CyberSpace, which imagines the future we may be living just 5 years from now and radical concepts like “Empathy for All.”

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Jul 24, 2019
#31: Get Off Your A** (GOYA) with David Meltzer
48:32

Ready. Set. GOYA!!!

Learn how action and attraction brings abundance in this inspiring episode with David Meltzer.

David Meltzer is the CEO of Sports 1, a sport marketing firm which he co-founded with hall of fame quarterback, Warren Moon. Additionally, David is an award-winning humanitarian, international keynote speaker and best-selling author. His life's mission is to “make a lot of money, help a lot of people, and have a lot of fun.”

In episode #31, Hala speaks with David about lessons learned from mistakes he made early in his career, the importance of minimizing ego and his secrets for attracting unlimited success and abundance.

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Jul 15, 2019
#30: Rise Against All Odds with JT McCormick
56:51

Started from the bottom, now he's here! JT McCormick had an insanely tough upbringing. He grew up dirt poor, raised by a single mother and was the son of a pimp. He started out becoming a product of his environment, barely finishing high school and landing in juvie multiple times.

But after high school JT turned things around. Through relentless hard work JT beat the odds and applied his knowledge and hustling mentality from the streets to become a millionaire and super effective CEO. He currently runs the publishing company, Scribe Media, which is routinely voted as one of the best places to work in Texas.

In this episode, Hala digs into JT’s childhood and career journey, uncovering the life lessons he acquired on the way.

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Jul 01, 2019
#29: The Dirty Secret of Happiness with Gretchen Rubin
56:00

Declutter your way to happiness! This week on YAP we speak with happiness expert and 4x best-selling author, Gretchen Rubin. Her latest book, "Outer Order, Inner Calmer," uncovers how decluttering and organizing your life can make more room for happiness.

Tune into this episode to find out Gretchen's secrets to a happy life including decluttering to positively impact your thoughts and emotions, and understanding the way you react to expectations.

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Jun 26, 2019
#28: Master Visual Storytelling with Quentin "Q" Allums
33:35

Did you know that video is the best performing content type on most mainstream social media platforms right now? Video is super compelling and connects you to others in a way that words or images can't--- so if you're trying to build a following or grow your personal brand, it's in your best interest to master visual storytelling!

Joining us this week is Quentin "Q" Allums, one of the first video creators on LinkedIn and prominent influencer on the platform. Aside from being one of the best visual storytellers of our time, Q also runs a video marketing company as well as an events company under his conglomerate, Urban Misfit Ventures. When Q isn’t working on his start up, he’s interviewing great minds on his podcast “Strange on Purpose,” and traveling the world for speaking engagements on notable stages from TedX to VidCon.

Tune in to learn the elements of a visual story, tips to make your video go viral, how to use video marketing for your personal brand and more! We also touch on Q's inspiring rags-to-riches story, and his advice on becoming a better public speaker.

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Jun 17, 2019
#27: Cultivate a Disruptive Mindset with Jay Samit
56:01

Dare to disrupt yourself! This week, Hala yaps with Jay Samit, best-selling author of “Disrupt Yourself!” and serial entrepreneur who has been at the forefront of global trends for decades and recognized as one of the world’s leading experts on disruption and innovation.  Jay has helped build billion dollar startups, transformed entire industries, and has held executive roles at Deloitte, Sony, Universal Studios and more.  

Tune in to learn how Jay achieved his massive success, and how you can take the same strategies that have shaped the world’s most innovative companies and apply them to disrupt yourself and grow your career.

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Jun 04, 2019
#26: The Laws of Selling with Richard Moore
53:33

Get ready to amp up your sales skills! In this episode of YAP, Hala uncovers the laws of selling with Richard Moore, a sales guru and consultant with over 16 years of experience in online, in-person and phone-based selling.

Tune in to learn his #RichTips on selling--- like how to create a winning pitch, when to switch from relationship building to selling, how to turn engagement on social into leads, the difference between solution selling and product selling, the definition of a sales funnel and more!

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May 22, 2019
#25: Biohacking Your Brain and Body with Peter Jansen
48:13

Ready to get superhuman? In this episode Hala yaps with Peter Jansen, a radio personality and leadership coach who is an expert in biohacking the mind and body. Stay tuned to learn how biohacking trends like nootropics, nutrigenetics and re-wilding can help to optimize your life.

 

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May 06, 2019
#24: Fearlessly Authentic Leadership with Dov Baron
56:52

Be fearlessly authentic! This week we’re yappin’ with Dov Baron, world renowned leadership speaker and host of the popular podcast "Leadership and Loyalty." In this episode, Hala chats with Dov on a handful of topics related to authentic leadership including vulnerability, emotional intelligence, the stages of individuation, the science behind building a tribe, purpose-driven leadership and more!

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Apr 22, 2019
#23: Negotiate Like a Boss with Christopher Voss
55:35

Negotiate like a BO$$! This week on YAP, we’re talking to Christopher Voss, a former leading FBI international hostage and kidnapping negotiator. Now Chris spends his time as an author, professor and coach, teaching others how to apply his learnings from international crisis and high-stakes negotiations to the business world.

Chris is regarded as one of the most influential negotiators of our time. He wrote the massive best-selling hit, “Never Split the Difference,” which lays out actionable negotiation strategies which we'll uncover in this episode.

Tune in to hear Chris' negotiation secrets and tactics like labeling, mirroring, unlocking that's right breakthroughs, diffusing negativity with empathy and more!

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Apr 08, 2019
#22: Becoming Astronomically Ambitious with Naveen Jain
54:19

Shoot for the moon! In this episode we’re yappin’ with billionaire entrepreneur Naveen Jain about moonshots or astronomically ambitious projects that address a huge problem, propose a radical solution and use breakthrough technology to achieve the goal. Moonshots like Google’s self-driving car or SpaceX’s goal of humans becoming an multi-planetary species live in the gray area between audacious projects and pure science fiction; instead of mere 10 percent gains--- they aim for 10x improvements.

Naveen Jain is a serial entrepreneur and philanthropist who is driven to solve the world's biggest challenges through his moonshot projects. He is the former CEO of Infospace, one of the largest internet companies before the dot com bubble. Now he spends his time on Moon Express, a company determined to harvest energy and resources from the moon. And another company, Viome, a gut microbiome testing service which applies artificial intelligence and machine learning to provide personalized nutritional recommendations to reduce diseases like cancer and diabetes and increase human lifespans.

Tune in to this episode to learn why we need to shift from a mindset of scarcity to one of abundance, how to become more imaginative and open to possibilities, and hear Naveen’s amazing vision for the future of energy, health, AI and more!

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Mar 25, 2019
#21: Getting More Sh*t Done with David Allen
45:12

The GOAT of productivity returns! This week Hala interviews famed author David Allen for the second time. You may remember him from episode #5, where he covered the five steps of The Getting Things Done (GTD) system in great detail. If you want a refresher or never listened to that episode yet, feel free to go back and check it out.

This time time around Hala is yappin’ with David about his general productivity principles, and learning more about how he became the GOAT or Greatest Of All Time when it comes to productivity.

Take a listen to learn how martial arts and new age thinking inspired his productivity approach, understand the importance of having a clear head and discover why there are no problems, only projects.

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Mar 11, 2019
#20: Supercharge Your Storytelling with Dr. AJ Minai
39:00

Sell it with a story! We ‘ve told stories for as long as we’ve been human, since ancient times people have used stories to communicate, learn, and connect with one other. Today, storytelling has become a prominent trend in the business as organizations look to enhance brand awareness and loyalty by telling compelling stories about their products and services.

Helping us uncover the value of storytelling is Dr. AJ Minai, a professional storyteller from Malaysia who has made his rounds as the chief marketing, innovation, and executive officer at several companies Now AJ is taking everything he knows about storytelling and sharing his knowledge at various conferences, as a TED speaker, and now here on YAP.

Tune into the episode to understand why storytelling has become so popular in business, learn how to tell more effective stories, and hear real examples of businesses who do it right.

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Mar 06, 2019
#19: Get Demotivated with Mike Winnet
54:53

Let’s get demotivated! Taking a turn from the usual this week, we’re yappin’ with comedian Mike Winnet, who describes himself as the UK’s #1 Demotivational Speaker.

Mike is a successful entrepreneur who sold his last business for multiple millions. He now spends his free time on a parody LinkedIn account making people laugh through his hard-hitting advice and unconventional wisdom.

Tune in to hear Mike's perspective on what it takes to become an entrepreneur, and uncover how he plans to confront get-rich scammers or ‘contreprenuers’ who prey on those with low self esteem.

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Feb 25, 2019
#18: EQ Is The New IQ with Lousin Mehrabi
46:18

Ever noticed how the best students in school don’t always succeed later on in life?

Let’s face it. IQ is important, but it doesn’t always guarantee success. The ability to understand and express emotions also plays a pivotal role in whether make it or break it. In fact, EQ has been cited as the most important factor when it comes to job performance, and a top quality that hiring managers look for.

Tune into #18 to boost your EQ with Lousin Mehrabi, an executive life coach and Certified Professional Negotiator who helps C-Suite executives grow in the areas of complex negotiations, emotional intelligence & leadership.

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Feb 19, 2019
#17: Spilling The Tea on Entrepreneurship with Steve O'Dell
37:59

In 2019, coffee has some major competition —> enter matcha, a green tea that offers caffeine without the crash. Not to be mistaken as just another trendy drink sipped by instagram models, the green tea is jam-packed with vitamins, anti-oxidants and good-for-you-stuff that can prevent cancer, improve focus, make your skin glow, promote relaxation and more! No wonder people love matcha so matcha

 

In our latest YAP episode, we chat with Steve O’Dell, the Founder & CEO of Tenzo Tea, an up-and-coming matcha tea startup. Tune in to hear him spill the tea on launching his company—from getting seed funding to building a brand— and uncover all the health and energy benefits that matcha tea has to offer.

 

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Feb 11, 2019
#16: Ranking No.1 In Life & On Google with Deepak Shukla
44:17

Do you even SEO? Still playing by rules you heard 5 years ago? Well, ya better step it up because all the #youngandprofiters are doing it!

In this episode, we chat with Deepak Shukla, career coach and founder of the award-winning SEO agency, Pearl Lemon. Deepak has lived a lot of life in his short 33-years. He was an up-and-coming rapper, started several businesses, he was trained as a British soldier, backpacked through over 50 countries and the list of his extraordinary experiences go and on!

Tune in to find out why randomness is your best strength and hear Deepak's best personal lessons and SEO tips to rank number one in life and on Google, Youtube and more!

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Feb 05, 2019
#15: Leadership Has No Rules with Kevin Kruse
40:02

Everything you know about leadership is wrong! Well, not everything, but there are many popular leadership practices that science has proven is not the best approach.

Tune into this episode to become a better leader with Kevin Kruse, the Founder & CEO of LEADx.org, a AI-powered leadership development platform with a mission to spark 100 million leaders over the next 10 years. Kevin is serial entrepreneur, an accomplished author, and also hosts a popular podcast called the LeadX Leadership Show.

Kevin has seen time and again that the leadership practices that actually work are the opposite of what is commonly taught and implemented. Hear him debunk popular leadership principles, get a better understanding of self-leadership and learn why having a no-rule culture in your organization can boost productivity.

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Jan 21, 2019
#14: Anchor Your Success with Caspar Craven
42:06

Ahoy, Young and Profiters! In this episode we’re yappin’ with Caspar Craven, a man who is famous for sailing around the world with his wife and 3 small children. Caspar is a British entrepreneur, adventurer and motivational speaker who has built several million dollar companies from scratch. He currently spends his time speaking with businesses and leaders from around the world, and helps them become more successful through better collaboration and teamwork.

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Jan 15, 2019
#13: Growth Hacker Marketing Secrets with Josh Fechter
57:48

The internet and evolution of traditional products has given rise to a new discipline in marketing called 'growth hacking' or "growth hacker marketing." Products are no longer just physical things, they are software products like apps, platforms and podcasts that have the potential of spreading themselves and playing a role in their own adoption. Growth hackers understand this power of virality, and use a combination of marketing, analytics and engineering to acquire and engage users—with the ultimate goal of users becoming brand advocates themselves.

A growth hacker is a creative rule breaker. They must continually think of new and innovative ways to drive growth. They are masters in things like social media, blogging, A/B testing, copy wiring, UI/UX, automation, email marketing, SEO and more. While this might sound similar to a digital marketer, the main difference is that digital marketing is focused on brand and positioning, while growth hacking is all about testing and perfecting different tactics and strategies to achieve one thing and one thing only—GROWTH!

In this episode, Hala interviews Josh Fechter, CEO and founder of BAMF (Badass Marketers & Founders), a growth marketing agency and exclusive Facebook community with over 30,000 members. Josh is the former head of growth for several venture-backed companies who rose to fame this year on LinkedIn by starting a viral storytelling trend that broke the professional social media network's algorithm.

Growth hacking is not just a 2018 buzz phrase. Tune in to learn how Josh overcame early career failures, unlocked growth hacking secrets, and became one of the top growth marketing influencers in the world.

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Dec 27, 2018
#12: Unlocking the Power of Sleep With Daniel Gartenberg
40:22

Millennials are known to be the "always tired" generation. Everyone under the age of 40 seems to be exhausted. And for good reason— we're working longer hours, taking on second jobs and side hustles, dealing with more competitive environments, glued to screens and phones that zap our mental energy, caring for small children and the list of stressful triggers goes on and on.

In fact, we millennials wear our lack of sleep as a badge of honor. And since sleep deprivation is linked to Alzheimer's, cardiovascular disease, stroke and diabetes, we have created a real health crisis for ourselves! To make matters worse, poor sleep impacts us mentally; it reduces our productivity, decreases collaboration, prevents us from making good decisions and even limits our capacity for empathy and humor.

Needless to say, it's time we millenials unlocked the power of sleep! To do this, we've invited Dr. Daniel Gartenberg on the show, a leading sleep scientist who has dedicated the past 10 years helping people get a better night’s rest through his sleep coaching consultancy and innovative  apps.

Tune in to learn the function of sleep, how much and how often we should sleep, tips to get better rest, the best ways to nap, why we dream and more.

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Dec 10, 2018
#11: Elevate Your Personal Brand with Dr. Natalia Wiechowski
35:47

What does your personal brand say about you? In today’s digital world, unless you have no social footprint at all, you have a personal brand— whether you like it or not. With 264 million people on social media, it might seem like an impossible task to stand out from the crowd. However, we can take control of our image by being intentional about everything we do online, and by creating content that represents who we are or the expertise we bring to the table.

In this episode, Hala sits with Dr. Natalia Wiechowski, personal branding strategist, LinkedIn unicorn and leading edutainer, to help us take our personal brands to the next level. Learn how to become an influencer online, why being authentic is the new perfect and the importance of storytelling as a content creator.

For more on Dr. Natalia Wiechowski visit her website at https://thinknatalia.com/.

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Nov 26, 2018
#10: The Art of Side Hustles with Nick Loper
27:48

Thinking about starting a side hustle or looking to side hustle harder? You’re not alone! Side hustles are becoming more and more popular—in fact, according to bankrate.com, more than half of millennials in the US report having a money-making side hustle. Technology has made it easier than ever to start your own business!

In this episode, Hala explores the art of side hustles with Nick Loper, founder of the popular blog and podcast, Side Hustle Nation. Nick currently makes his living off 15 different income streams, and so he’s the perfect guy to give us practical advice on how to make some extra cash on top of our 9-to-5s. Stay tuned for tips on how to launch a side hustle, the most lucrative side hustles to start now and how to turn a side hustle into your main hustle.

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Nov 12, 2018
#9: Getting in the Right Mindset to Attract Money with Bola Sokunbi
40:42

Do you have the right mindset to attract wealth? Many of us are not reaching our full financial potential because we are sending out all the wrong vibes. Whether its feelings of jealousy or anxiety, taking control of our emotions and setting intent are the first key steps to achieve our financial goals.

In this episode, Hala chats with Bola Sokunbi, a money expert and CEO of Clever Girl Finance on why "knowing your why" is so important, the need for gratitude, and practical ways to take action with saving, budgeting and investing.

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Oct 24, 2018
Bonus Episode: Hala's Come Up Story
01:03:46

By popular demand, this bonus episode is dedicated to getting to know our host! The tables turn and Hala sits down with Dayne Kamela to get interviewed herself.

Learn about Hala's failures and successes, including her early career at Hot97, leading a group of 50 female bloggers, and almost snagging her own show on MTV. She also talks about why she started YAP, and gives some hard hitting advice to everyone out there looking to start a side hustle. Enjoy!

 

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Oct 18, 2018
#8: Hacking Human Behavior to Gain Influence with Chase Hughes
41:15

In this episode, Hala speaks with Chase Hughes, a leading military and intelligence behavior expert, and author of “The Ellipsis Manual,” which is known to be the most comprehensive mind control guide out there.

Tune in to gain a 101 understanding of behavior science, specifically non-verbal analysis, behavior profiling and the qualities of authority— which you'll come to find out is a very important thing. You'll leave the episode with easy to implement tactics you can use to increase influence in everyday life.

 

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Oct 02, 2018
#7: Willpower Sucks, Just Change Your Environment with Benjamin Hardy
44:55

We think willpower sucks. It's just not enough to make good decisions and keep healthy habits in today's super distracting world. In Episode 7, Hala interviews Benjamin Hardy, organizational psychologist and author, on growing up and key topics from his impactful book "Willpower Doesn't Work."

Ben explains how using willpower to force ourselves to behave in a certain way is a flawed strategy. He suggests the path to success is to create an enriched environment that promotes the behavior we want to take, and proactively remove destructive elements from our lives.

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Sep 19, 2018
#6: Becoming a Millionaire Before 30 with Dandan Zhu
32:18

What would you sacrifice to reach your financial goals?  Would you limit the luxuries in your life, take on more risks or switch careers? In this episode, Hala interviews Dandan Zhu, a self-made millionaire and entrepreneur, on how she gained financial freedom before hitting 30. Listen to the show to hear Dandan's tips on saving habits, real estate investments, career choices and more.

 

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Sep 11, 2018
#5: Getting Sh*t Done & Improving Your Productivity with David Allen
38:28

Hear best practices from the GOAT of productivity, David Allen, best-selling author and inventor of the famed Getting Things Done system. David’s framework helps you keep track of tasks, ideas and projects, and focuses on getting this type of information out of your head and into an external system. In this episode, Hala uncovers how to feel less bogged down by the never-ending list of things you have to do—allowing yourself to be engaged and super productive in the moment. Now, go get sh*t done!

 

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Aug 21, 2018
#4: Level Up Your Time Management Skills with Laura Vanderkam
27:55

Level up your time management skills so you can do more of what you love! Have you ever wondered why some people manage to do it all, while others claim they are too busy to do XXX (fill in the blank with any excuse). The fact is, time is a great equalizer. We all have the same 24 hours a day and 168 hours a week. So, why do some people feel like they have less time than anyone else?

In this episode, Hala interviews Laura Vanderkam, best-selling time management author and media personality, on being mindful of our time and how we can work towards spending our time better on the things that matter most to us. Enjoy!

 

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Aug 09, 2018
#3: Internet of Value: The Crypto Landscape (Part 2)
35:58

Master the crypto market. Part two of the "Internet of Value" provides a broader understanding of the cryptocurrency and blockchain landscape beyond just bitcoin. Did you know there are more than 1600 virtual currencies or alt coins that investors can choose from? And over two dozen of them hold a market cap that's over $1B! After you listen to this episode, you’ll understand how companies and people use crypto, why it’s valuable and key considerations to take when participating in the market. If you haven't checked out the first part of the episode, go back now and take a listen, especially if you're new to cryptocurrency―everything will make a lot more sense!

This episode features Phillip Nunn, one of Europe's biggest crypto influencers, as well as severeal industry and research experts.

 

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Jul 10, 2018
#2: Internet of Value: Bitcoin, Blockchain & The New Internet (Part 1)
34:30

Don't be scared of crypto! Part 1 of Episode 2 explores one of the most era defining discoveries of the past century― cryptocurrency. This new way of storing value has entered mainstream adoption and so we've got to understand it to make the right decisions for our future. Uncover the history of digital currency and Bitcoin, the basics of blochchain technology and the key fundamentals of cryptocurrency. You'll hear multiple perspectives, including crypto power influencer Phillip Nunn. After listening to this episode, you'll be able to carry a conversation about this hot topic and be more knowledgeable than 99% of people out there.

 

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Jun 18, 2018
#1: First Impressions: Be More Likable & Nail Your First Impressions
34:36

Being good at first impressions, and in general being a more likeable person, can help you profit in life, because you'll always benefit from having people on your side. This episode features Dr. Jack Schafer, former FBI agent & author of "The Like Switch," as well as Dorie Clark, author of "Stand Out," and Duke University professor. 

 

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Apr 06, 2018