The VERY Visible Business Podcast with David Avrin show

The VERY Visible Business Podcast with David Avrin

Summary: One of the most in-demand Marketing and Customer Experience Keynote Speakers in the world today, David Avrin delivers a profoundly insightful and hard-hitting message to business audience across North America and around the world. His message and timely lessons on competitive advantage have been enthusiastically received by audiences in: Singapore, Bangkok, Antwerp, Buenos Aires, Sri Lanka, Brisbane, Johannesburg, Manila, Bangalore, Rotterdam, Glasgow, Toronto, Monte Carlo, Melbourne, London, Aukland, Barcelona and Dubai. A former CEO group leader, and executive coach with Vistage international. the world’s largest chief executive organization, David has worked with thousands of CEOs and business leaders on their business brand and competitive advantages. David is the author of the celebrated: It’s Not Who You Know, It’s Who Knows You! (2014 Classified Press) and Visibility Marketing! (2016 Career Press). His newest book: Why Customer Leave (and How to win Them Back) will be released worldwide in April of 2019.

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 EP27: Kevin Neff – Standing Out From the Competition | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2705

“Your brand should punch people in the face!” says Kevin Neff. “Your brand should be able to speak for you when you’re not in the room. If it can’t, then you don’t have a compelling, memorable brand.” In this episode, we are with Kevin Neff, an award-winning Video Producer, Brand Creator, and Best-Selling Author. Kevin Neff is the founder of Kevin Makes Sense Media and the host of the ‘Kevin Neff’s Speaking of Success’™ television show. He has an award-winning branding firm best known for providing out-of-the box creativity for those selected entrepreneurs and professionals who are seeking to stand out from their competition. Kevin talks about how to attract people, stand out from the competition, and shares some strategies on using video to make an impact. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

 EP26: Dr. Jim Karrh − The Importance of Managing The Message Within Organizations | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2693

One of the challenges that leaders face is achieving some semblance of “message consistency” across the organization. Different roles create different perspectives and the company slogan only goes so far. Often times, the organization’s leaders simply assume that their people are all on the same page. These false assumptions can often create internal frustration and hinder the growth of the organization. In this episode of the Very Visible Business Podcast, David Avrin spoke with Dr. Jim Karrh, a consultant, a coach, a professional speaker, and the author of the: Science of Customer Connections - Manage Your Message to Grow Your Business. With his expertise at helping business professionals and companies manage the message, Dr. Karrh shares practical ways that leaders can manage their conversations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

 EP25: Mike Domitrz – Cultivating a Culture of Respect in the Workplace | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2462

So, this is a touchy subject that shouldn’t be a touchy subject. Depending on your perspective, the subject of “respect” in the workplace has been either clouded or clarified by recent events in both the courts in the news. The truth is that cultivating a culture of respect is a smart business that not only protects you and your people but it also helps them to be more collaborative, productive and fosters loyalty. In this episode of The Very Visible Business Podcast, David Avrin has a robust conversation with Mike Domitrz, Founder of The Center for Respect. With his own profound back story, Mike travels the world helping organizations recognize hidden biases, damaging behaviors, and antiquated mindsets.    He says that too many organizational leaders look at respect and boundaries from a defensive posture and as a goal instead of making it their foundation. He also shares ways on how to recognize if disrespect is manifesting within an organization and how to combat it. A great conversation with a brilliant messenger! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

 EP24: Debra Fine – Cultivating Connections Through the Art of Initiating Conversations | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2994

Despite the dramatic rise of technology and business automation, business is first and foremost, people-driven. And beneficial relationships begin with initiating an authentic conversation -- a challenge for more and more people.   In this episode of The Very Visible Business Podcast, David Avrin had the privilege of speaking with Debra Fine, the author of the bestselling book The Fine Art of Small Talk: How To Start a Conversation, Keep It Going, Build Networking Skills -- and Leave a Positive Impression! Debra talks about the importance of building rapport and cultivating connections to increase visibility and influence. She also shares some creative and clever tips for initiating a meaningful conversation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

 EP23: Jason Hewlett – Creating a “Promise” Culture | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2426

In business, we can try to get to important tasks. We can make it a priority and we can even work it into our schedule. When we make promises, however, we make a commitment to ourselves and to those around us.  In this inspiring episode, David had the honor of speaking with Jason Hewlett. Jason helps leaders, employees, and companies stop setting goals and instead keep their promises to customers, each other, and themselves. If you’ve seen his YouTube clips, you know that Jason has a one-of-a-kind approach as a Keynote Speaker who entertains to teach and inspire. The message is simple, yet so powerful: If we can shift our everyday conversations and business into a “Promise” culture, it can have a profound impact on our life, our families, and our own personal well-being. Keeping a promise affects not just businesses, but also relationships. It affects our ability to be productive people.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

 EP22: Jacob Tell ─ From Selling Products to Building Tribes | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2315

In this week’s episode, Jacob Tell, co-founder of Oniracom, shares his journey on how their company has helped national music artists navigate and adapt to the profound changes in digital marketing.   Advancements in technology have made a huge impact on business -- no more so than in the music industry. Artists used to make money selling their albums and tickets to shows. Easy access to digital downloads has forever altered the music industry and driven a shift in both mindset and strategy for artists. When they can no longer rely on simply selling products, smart companies build tribes! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

 EP21: James Taylor ─ Manifesting Super Creativity in Business | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2664

The world is changing and how we work is changing as well. While artificial intelligence conjures images of robots working on an assembly line, today, AI involves shifting from mundane to far more complex tasks. The engine for a new generation of outsourcing to AI is big data. So, will we do with our time when it is freed-up from performing mundane tasks? We have more time for creativity and innovation of course. In this episode of the Very Visible Business Podcast, David Avrin talks with James Taylor, an internationally recognized leader in creativity and innovation, discusses a concept he calls “Super Creativity,” and how we can utilize artificial intelligence to augment our own ideas and work to achieve exponential growth. For over 20 years, Scottish speaker and consultant James Taylor has been teaching entrepreneurs, educators, corporate leaders, writers, and rock stars how to build innovative organizations and design the creative life that they deserve.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

 EP20: Rory Vaden ─ Building a Rock Solid Life and Business | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2426

Shortcuts are human nature. With too many demands, choices, and information that we have to address every day, we get caught up in the short game. However, that doesn’t work when you want to achieve a rock-solid reputation in life and business. You have to do the hard work and do things that other people aren’t willing to do. In this episode, David Avrin got the chance to speak with his long-time friend, Hall of Fame Speaker and New York Times bestselling author, Rory Vaden. A master of personal branding, Rory shares profound insights about reputation and personal branding, what they are, and how to effectively build them. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

 EP19: Dr. Brian Smith ─ How Individual Advantages Drives Organizational Success | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2566

Much is discussed about the effect of influence in the workplace. Who owns it? Who wields it and how is it best delivered? In this insightful episode of The VERY Visible Business Podcast, Dr. Brian Smith shows how he found the “I” in team and how he helps business leaders point their people toward a common goal. In this fascinating conversation, Brian talks about how leaders must achieve balance in understanding the technical process, the organizational structure, and the influence and personality of individuals and the organization.   A celebrated business consultant and process master, Dr. Brian Smith is the founder of I.A. Business Advisors and author of the book: Individual Advantages, Find the I in Team.  Brian helps business leaders understand how our influence affects our lives and those of other people.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

 EP18: Stephen Shapiro ─ Driving Innovation to Ensure Relevance | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2156

If innovation is the key to future-proofing your organization, why do so many companies struggle with it? In this lively and thought-provoking interview, David Avrin talks with innovation expert Stephen Shapiro who offers surprising insights into what innovation really looks like and dispels common myths about who drives it, where it originates and how it can give you a leg-up on the competition. Well worth a listen! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

 EP17: Jay Baer ─ Talk Triggers -- The Power of Word-of-Mouth | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3386

With such a focus in recent years on high-priced advertising, too many companies are overlooking the power of word-of-mouth.   However, there are companies like The Cheesecake Factory and DoubleTree by Hilton that differentiate themselves from other brands and don’t spend big dollars on advertising. Why? It is because they understand how talk triggers work and they’ve turned their customers into volunteer marketers. Jay Baer is a 7th generation entrepreneur, has written 6 best-selling books and has founded 5 multi-million dollar companies. He is the President of Convince & Convert, a consulting firm that works with the world’s most iconic brands. In this episode, Jay talks about the importance of what he calls “Talk Triggers” and how it can help you gain and keep customers more cost-effectively and quickly. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

 EP16: Mikki Williams ─ Creating A Bold Personal Brand | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2317

What does it take to be the person outside of the title you hold? In this episode, David Avrin speaks with Mikki Williams, CSP, Hall of Fame Speaker, a global celebrity speaker, and a transformational storyteller. Mikki says that you need to have the courage, confidence, and self-esteem to get to your authenticity and be able to make a real connection with your audience.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

 EP15: Brian Ahearn — The Science and Art of Influence | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2315

As the Chief Influence Officer at Influence PEOPLE, Brian Ahearn brings a lifetime of experience and study to the science and art of Influence. In this fascinating program, David and Brian discuss the differences between persuasion and influence and why it’s important to anyone in business. They discuss why getting someone to do what you want them to should never be the goal and why influential people have a leg up on others in work and in life. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

 EP14: Jeffrey Gitomer — The Real Deal in Sales | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2782

There is no one more synonymous with sales than the incomparable Jeffrey Gitomer. Author of the Little Red Book of Selling and the Little (insert color) of everything else, Larry has lived and breathed selling strategies for decades. The author of ongoing best-sellers and a humorous, tell-in-like-it-in style, Jeffrey is the sage under who’s feet millions have studied.  In this episode, we talk about what’s changed, what’s the same and where things will be next year.  Listen or watch Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

 EP13: Larry Winget - The Truth About Success, Work and Life | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2133

Larry Winget is known as the pit-bull of personal motivation. A six-time best-selling author and hall-of-fame speaker, Larry has built a career and world-class brand having pointed, and often uncomfortable conversation with audiences, leaders and readers about what it really takes to succeed. His no-holds-barred approach and unabashed style has made him one of the most sought-after speakers and coaches on the planet. If you are particularly sensitive, get over it and tune in to the podcast! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


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