Using Your Power 005 – Endorsements

Using Your Power 005 – Endorsements

In 2016, I launched a personal development podcast called Using Your Power with co-host Maveen Kaura and published 62 episodes. Listeners loved it because they got a better sense of my personality and philosophies away from the world of music entrepreneurship, where I’ve been the most prolific.

In this episode, Maveen and I discuss endorsements. We look at how endorsements work in a variety of contexts, and prompt listeners to think about how they’re tapping into the power of endorsement in their lives.

Podcast Highlights:

00:11 – Why endorsements?
03:36 – How would you define an endorsement?
04:45 – Word of mouth endorsements
11:25 – Online reviews and forums
14:35 – Endorsements in sports
17:17 – Coke or Pepsi schools
19:40 – Business endorsements
23:02 – Examples of using social media in endorsements
25:12 – Personal endorsements
30:51 – Endorsements in entertainment
35:39 – Becoming endorsable
36:50 – Affiliate marketing
40:28 – Endorsing books
44:03 – Product endorsements
49:39 – Summary of the show and outro

Using Your Power 004 – Pharmaceuticals

Using Your Power 004 – Pharmaceuticals

In 2016, I launched a personal development podcast called Using Your Power with co-host Maveen Kaura and published 62 episodes. Listeners loved it because they got a better sense of my personality and philosophies away from the world of music entrepreneurship, where I’ve been the most prolific.

In this episode, Maveen and I look at the world of pharmaceuticals from a variety of angles.

Podcast Highlights:

00:00 – Introduction
00:44 – Pharmaceuticals
02:22 – Commercials are constantly selling you drugs
04:33 – Sugar pills/placebos
05:33 – Who is selling the prescription drugs?
08:22 – Some people need prescription drugs (but it’s not everyone!)
09:19 – Follow the money trail
11:31 – What doctors are trained to do
13:34 – Psychiatry
15:52 – Prostate checks
17:33 – The power of the mind
18:48 – The connection to the food industry
22:00 – The connection to media
24:03 – What is our experience with pharmaceuticals?
29:35 – Does the body ever eliminate everything that goes into it?
30:12 – Vaccines
31:47 – The beginning of the end
35:30 – Endorsements/mind control
37:10 – Other “drugs” we tend not to think about
41:01 – There are other options
43:37 – The life of athletes
44:57 – Disclaimer

Using Your Power 003 – Buying a House

Using Your Power 003 – Buying a House

In 2016, I launched a personal development podcast called Using Your Power with co-host Maveen Kaura and published 62 episodes. Listeners loved it because they got a better sense of my personality and philosophies away from the world of music entrepreneurship, where I’ve been the most prolific.

In this episode, Maveen and I discuss buying a house. Although we all need a place to live, and we will be paying money to someone (the bank or a landlord), buying a house isn’t the right decision for everyone. Timing is also a factor. We explore all this and more in the third episode of Using Your Power.

Podcast Highlights:

00:00 – Intro
00:13 – Closing the open loop – buying a home
00:32 – Why do you want to buy a home?
03:14 – Separate work space
07:00 – We are in different places
09:12 – What are the common mortgage terms and down payments?
11:05 – Why buy a home
18:13 – How it’s not an asset
19:54 – Having a mortgage
22:51 – Planning extra payments
22:58 – Market crash and investing
27:05 – Paying off your mortgage faster
30:04 – Not prepared to buy a home?
32:31 – Security in buying a home
34:03 – When is the right time to purchase a home?
38:28 – Summary of the show and outro

Using Your Power 002 – Network Marketing

Using Your Power 002 – Network Marketing

In 2016, I launched a personal development podcast called Using Your Power with co-host Maveen Kaura and published 62 episodes. Listeners loved it because they got a better sense of my personality and philosophies away from the world of music entrepreneurship, where I’ve been the most prolific.

In this episode, Maveen and I discussed our experience in network marketing. Network marketing is an amazing business model, and many ambitious entrepreneurs have done well with it. But it’s not for everyone, so we looked at both the upsides and downsides of network marketing.

Podcast Highlights:

00:00 – Closing an open loop
00:48 – What we’ve been up to lately
03:16 – Is network marketing a good business model?
05:57 – How we got into network marketing
12:50 – Network marketing and personal development
16:52 – Business building methods
19:20 – Every business is structured like a pyramid
20:57 – Freedom?
23:04 – Nothing is perfect
24:02 – How you’re encouraged to make financial decisions in network marketing
29:39 – Making sacrifices
30:53 – Memories
37:32 – Key takeaways
41:51 – Is network marketing right for you?

Using Your Power 001 – Personal Development

Using Your Power 001 – Personal Development

In 2016, I launched a personal development podcast called Using Your Power with co-host Maveen Kaura and published 62 episodes. Listeners loved it because they got a better sense of my personality and philosophies away from the world of music entrepreneurship, where I’ve been the most prolific.

In this episode, we shared about why we decided to start the podcast, what personal development is, why personal development matters and more.

Podcast Highlights:

00:00 – What’s going on
00:17 – How important podcast number one is
02:29 – Reflecting on why we got started
03:56 – Why personal development?
06:43 – Positional leadership
09:33 – Defining personal development
13:45 – Getting in to personal development
15:32 – Joining network marketing groups
17:48 – Why does personal development matter?
20:56 – Self-image and personal development
24:45 – Steps to minimize baggage
28:23 – Being a part of personal development
29:55 – Who is personal development for?
33:59 – Top three personal development leaders we listen to
38:45 – Summary of the show and outro