Thanks to everyone who listened to The Other Side of Live! tonight with guests Allison Williams and Charles McFall. The theme was “Branding Your Passion”, and some highlights included:
The power of a concrete product paired with the ability to execute
How to figure out your passion, and where in your life that passion may already be showing
Developing a side hustle based on your passion
Deciding what you want your brand to be, and applying that to your interactions with colleagues, friends and clients
Staying true to your core beliefs while monetizing or making an impact with your passion
People we talked about:
Hugh MacLeod, Gaping Void
- see Hugh’s Sheep vs Wolves print here.
- Ignore Everybody, Hugh’s powerful book on creativity and making a living and the source of our discussion on “cash vs stuff” is here: Ignore Everybody: and 39 Other Keys to CreativityBusiness & Investing Books)
- and Hugh’s regular blog is here
Gary Vaynerchuck, and his book Crush It!: Why NOW Is the Time to Cash In on Your PassionBusiness & Investing Books)
Never Eat Alone: And Other Secrets to Success, One Relationship at a Time
as well as his blog, is at: http://www.keithferrazzi.com/
Dragon’s Den, the CBC show on which Allison and her partner Zay won a $250,000 investment for their company, is here:
(it’s worth checking out their blog for advice on pitching your ideas to investors): http://www.cbc.ca/dragonsden/
Zay the Happy Hatter is here on Etsy – check out the cupcake bikini!
Rich Capitan, creator of improv for kids in Anchorage, Alaska, can be reached through Scared Scriptless
Glennis Williams, the Realtor who will do what it takes to sell your house: http://www.house-hunting.com/glenniswilliams/
Podcasters 2 Guys 1 Brain, Charles’ first comedy venue.
And Allison Williams’ companies –
Starfish Circus, a school residency program in which 80 kids grades K-12 put on a circus show in two weeks.
Aerial Angels, corporate and festival circus entertainment.
Stand Up 8, a touring circus-comedy show.
Allison’s plays are published through Theatrefolk.
Happy clicking, and if you find a link that speaks to you about Branding Your Passion, put it in the comments!