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If it were easy, everyone would do it! - Alan Berg CSP, Wedding Business Solutions Podcast

If it were easy, everyone would do it! – Podcast Transcript

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If it were easy, everyone would do it! - Alan Berg CSP, Wedding Business Solutions PodcastIf it were easy, everyone would do it!

I saw this phrase and it inspired me to do this episode, because so many of you are doing things at a high level, and that took work. At the same time, many of you are worried about the next new competitor. Maybe they’re doing more work than you to improve, maybe not. If you’re not doing things that seem hard, right now, you’re not pushing yourself higher.

Listen to this new 8-minute episode for some ideas to, hopefully, inspire you to reach higher, personally and professionally. Read More

Rod Baker - Networking for Introverts - Alan Berg CSP, Wedding Business Solutions Podcast

Rod Baker – Networking for Introverts – Podcast Transcript

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Rod Baker - Networking for Introverts - Alan Berg CSP, Wedding Business Solutions PodcastRod Baker – Networking for Introverts

When I had Rod Baker on the podcast to talk about his pivot, we were chatting during a break about how so many DJs, and other wedding and event pros, are introverts. No matter how gregarious they may seem at an event, that could be a façade that’s masking their true, introverted selves. We had a lively discussion that I think you’d like to hear. Enjoy! Read More

Are you playing nice with the other wedding/event pros? Alan Berg CSP - Wedding Business Solutions Podcast

Are you playing nice with the other wedding/event pros? – Podcast Transcript

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Are you playing nice with the other wedding/event pros? Alan Berg CSP - Wedding Business Solutions PodcastAre you playing nice with the other wedding/event pros?

A Facebook post inspired this conversation about how wedding and event pros do, or don’t work well with others on the same wedding or event. I’ve heard some great stories and some horror stories about this, and in this episode I weigh in with my thoughts.

Listen to this new, 8-minute episode to hear my perspective on how wedding and event pros can and should work together. Read More

Can you Uberize Your Business? Alan Berg CSP - Wedding Business Solutions Podcast

Can you Uberize Your Business? – Podcast Transcript

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Can you Uberize Your Business? Alan Berg CSP - Wedding Business Solutions PodcastCan you Uberize Your Business?

Every time I travel, I have a choice between a cab and an Uber (or Lyft). Often the cabs are sitting right outside and yet I’ll wait for an Uber. Why is that? What did Uber do to disrupt their industry and what can you learn from it so you can do the same in yours?

Listen to this new, 7-minute episode to get some ideas how you can make your business indispensable to your clients. Read More

Gavin Macomber - Should you be texting with your customers - Alan Berg CSP - Wedding Business Solutions Podcast

Phil Johnson – Building your emotional intelligence – Podcast Transcript

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Gavin Macomber - Should you be texting with your customers - Alan Berg CSP - Wedding Business Solutions PodcastPhil Johnson – Building your emotional intelligence

Every decision we make involves emotions, some more than others. When it comes to your business, and life, there are forces pulling you to stay where you are, don’t change, and those are competing with your desire to move forward. It also can affect your business, in that when people trust you more, they will want to do business with you more. Phil Johnson has spent the last 20+ years studying and teaching Emotional Intelligence, which is not the same as intellectual intelligence.

Listen to this episode for an engaging conversation that will help you understand emotional intelligence better, and some things you can do to improve yours! Read More

Heidi Thompson - Creating an Overwhelm-Squash Plan - Alan Berg CSP - Wedding Business Solutions Podcast

Heidi Thompson – Creating An Overwhelm-Squashing Marketing Plan – Podcast Transcript

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Heidi Thompson - Creating an Overwhelm-Squash Plan - Alan Berg CSP - Wedding Business Solutions PodcastHeidi Thompson – Creating An Overwhelm-Squashing Marketing Plan 

Do you ever feel overwhelmed by the pressures of marketing your business? There are so many forces, pulling or pushing you to try the latest social platform, or are you blindly following the crowd? Heidi Thompson wants to help you Squash the Overwhelm and she shares her 5-steps for doing that in this episode. 

Listen to this new episode for some actionable steps on how you can feel less overwhelmed, and more in control!  Read More

Are You Looking At Me? Alan Berg CSP, Wedding Business Solutions Podcast

Are You Looking At Me? – Podcast Transcript

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Are You Looking At Me? Alan Berg CSP, Wedding Business Solutions PodcastAre You Looking At Me?

Having just gotten back from a short vacation, I was struck how two simple things made, or didn’t make, our experiences better. They cost nothing, but can mean everything. It’s not about price point, either. Some of the best experiences were with inexpensive restaurants.

Listen to this new 6-minute episode to see what I’m talking about and how easily you can implement these into your business. Read More

Gavin Macomber – Should you be texting with your customers? – Podcast Transcript

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Gavin Macomber - Should you be texting with your customers - Alan Berg CSP - Wedding Business Solutions PodcastGavin Macomber – Should you be texting with your customers?

If you’re like me, you are texting every day, whether to friends, family, co-workers or customers. If you’re like many people in business, you’d rather not use your personal cell phone, for various reasons. And if you have employees and they use their personal cell phone number to text customers, those texts go away when they do. So, is texting right for your business and what are some of the current technologies that will make it more palatable for you?

Listen to this new guest episode with Gavin Macomber from Cloudli, and hear some ways you can use texting and still sleep at night! Read More

What have you failed at lately? - Alan Berg CSP, Wedding Business Solutions Podcast

What Have You Failed At Lately? – Podcast Transcript

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What have you failed at lately? - Alan Berg CSP, Wedding Business Solutions PodcastWhat Have You Failed At Lately?

Does the fear of failure prevent you from trying new things, personally or professionally? The greatest successes in this world were almost always preceded by lots and lots of failures. It’s learning to look at failure as a stepping stone to success that helps us succeed. If we don’t try anything new, we can’t experience new and better results.

Listen to this new 9-minute episode for some ideas that may help you look at failure in a different light. Read More

Are you taking time to work ON your business? Alan Berg CSP - Wedding Business Solutions Podcast

Are you taking time to work ON your business? – Podcast Transcript

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Are you taking time to work ON your business? Alan Berg CSP - Wedding Business Solutions PodcastAre you taking time to work ON your business?

When things are busy, it’s easy to take your eye off other parts of your business and life. But what’s making you busy now is a result of past events and actions. Are you making time to prioritize working ON you business, among the busy-ness?

Listen to this new 5-minute episode for a quick reality-check and, hopefully, some inspiration! Read More

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