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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 EP30: Daniel Levin – Letting Silence Do the Work | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2819

Everything in the world is speaking to us, but Daniel Levin says that we have forgotten how to listen. For those who are encountering challenges with their businesses, you have to first understand why it is happening. Sometimes, in our frenzy to fix and solve, we miss the obvious answers. In this episode, I speak with Daniel Levin, the author of The Mosaic. He is a rare blend of businessman and mystic. In reality, Daniel is a wise man, a really good guy, and an important messenger for our time. Daniel talks about why we should allow ourselves the time to sit in the emptiness and from a state of not knowing. Everything is about connection and talks about the things that we can practice to have a real connection not only with others but most importantly, with ourselves. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

 EP29: Jessica Pettitt − Doing the Real Diversity Work Within Organizations | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3198

There are trendy conversations happening around the subject of diversity and inclusion. But for every “hot” topic in the news media and around the watercooler, there are several other relevant and impactful ones being avoided. In this episode, I had a disarmingly revealing conversation with Jessica Pettitt, speaker and author of the book: Good Enough Now. Jessica debunks myths about men’s fear of engaging coworkers in private conversation and shares what issues will truly impact your organization in the years to come.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

 EP28: Ross Bernstein − How Organizations Perform Like Champions | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2641

There are champions not only in sports, but also in organizations. They are those who play the right way and stick with their teams, yet think differently to raise their game. In this episode, David Avrin speaks with Ross Bernstein, who has written 50 books about life and sports. Ross is an award-winning peak-performance business speaker who has keynoted conferences on all seven continents. Ross explains what the “Champion’s Code” is all about and how companies can adopt this mindset to achieve success. He also shares some sports stories, and how lessons from these experiences have helped organizations stand out and differentiate themselves. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

 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


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