Kevin Harrington is an original shark on the Emmy Award winning show “Shark Tank”, where he filmed more than 175 segments. He is also the Inventor of the Infomercial and the “As Seen On TV” Pioneer. Kevin has launched over 500 products generating more than $5 billion in sales worldwide with iconic brands and celebrities such as Jack Lalanne, Tony Little, George Foreman, Kim Kardashian, and Billy Mays. Kevin has written numerous best-sellers, including Put a Shark in your Tank and Key Person of Influence.
In today’s episode, we discuss:
- How the infomercial came about
- Advice for people giving pitches or selling
- His initial feelings when Shark Tank was pitched to him
- The time that Chubby Checker wanted to do a fitness product
Books, Resources, and Links Mentioned in the Podcast
Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
Secrets of Closing the Sale by Zig Ziglar
See You at the Top by Zig Ziglar
Watch Kevin’s YouTube channel
When Kevin doesn’t have time to read he uses www.GetAbstract.com, which condenses and summarizes non-fiction books into compelling 10-minute reads.
Books by Kevin Harrington:
- Put a Shark In Your Tank
- Key Person of Influence: The Five-Step Method to Become One of the Most Highly Valued and Highly Paid People in your Industry
- Act Now: How I Turned Ideas into Million Dollar Products
- How to Catch a Shark
“Success is being able to go from failure to failure without the loss of enthusiasm” (Winston Churchill)
Kevin Harrington in Action
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