John Corcoran has worked in Hollywood, written speeches for President Bill Clinton and lost his job when Arnold Schwarzenegger became the Governator. Even though he’s lived in California most of his life, he is the world’s worst surfer, although he does speak Valley Girl fluently. His day job is working with small business owners and entrepreneurs as a lawyer and business advisor. He created a website called SmartBusinessRevolution.com where he shows small business owners and entrepreneurs how to use relationships to attract more clients, customers and revenues. John’s podcast has been named by Inc. Magazine as one of the “Top 10 Podcasts for Entrepreneurs to Learn Personal Finance From.”
In Today’s Episode We Discuss:
- Building a network without being sleazy
- How to be the most interesting person in a room
- What it was like to write speeches for President Clinton
- Contributing to an episode of “The West Wing” TV show
- . . . and so much more!!!
Resources, Books, and Links
Smart Business Revolution Website: Smartbusinessrevolution.com
Smart Business Revolution LinkedIn: Smartbusinessrevolution.com/linkedinprofile
Smart Business Revolution Facebook: Facebook.com/smartbusinessrevolution
Recommended Books …
- Give and Take by Adam Grant
- Scaling Up: How a Few Companies Make It…and Why the Rest Don’t (Rockefeller Habits 2.0) by Verne Harnish
- The Go-Giver, Expanded Edition: A Little Story About a Powerful Business Idea by Bob Burg
- Connect with Influencers: A Step-by-Step System for Getting More Clients & Increasing Your Income by Connecting with VIPs in Any Field by John Corcoran
Articles of Interest …
- The Bill Clinton Guide to Networking
- How He Grew His Law Firm From The Ground Up (Forbes)
- 3 Business Lessons from the Beaches of Maui
Past “Success is a Choice” podcast episodes of interest . . .
- Jon Gordon (Author of “The Energy Bus”) – Episode 100
- Amy Morin (“13 Things Mentally Strong People Do”) – Episode 060
- Aaron Walker (Life Coach and Author of “View From the Top”- 058
- Larry Winget (The Pitbull of Personal Development) – Episode 054
- Bob Burg (author of “The Go-Giver”) – Episode 051
- Jonathan Milligan (Creator of “Blogging Your Passion”) – Episode 033
- Grant Baldwin (Creator of “The Speaker Lab”) – Episode 032
- Bill Coelius (Actor & Creator of The Working Actor Solution) – Episode 025
- Kevin Harrington (original shark on “Shark Tank”) – Episode 021
John Corcoran in Action
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