How to Grab and Hold People’s Attention Like a Hollywood Superstar

Emmy Award-winning talent manager and producer Joel Zadak shares the secrets of winning over your audience no matter what industry you’re in. October 8, 2019 4 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. What’s the secret to getting and keeping attention in the zero-attention-span world we all live in today? Have you ever imagined yourself being a comedian or actor on stage or in theaters? Maybe you wanted to write, direct, produce or invest in movies, music or entertainment? What does it take to think like a talent agent, director or producer in Hollywood and make it? Or maybe you just want to know the big secret to elevating your value as a business owner, entrepreneur, speaker, podcast host, interviewee or writer? Ideas are cheap—execution is expensive! Recently on the Capability Amplifier Podcast, I had the privilege of interviewing Emmy Award-winning Hollywood talent manager and producer Joel […]

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How the Co-Founder of Oatly Is Shaking Up the Beverage Industry

Host Mike Koenigs discusses personal and business health with Bjorn Oste, a co-founder of Oatly. September 12, 2019 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. According to the Harvard School of Public Health, 69% of US adults are overweight and 36% are obese. Over 90 million people in the United States are pre-diabetic and the real culprit of the problem is how food and drinks affect blood sugar levels and insulin production. What if there was a beverage that had nine clinical studies that proved it reduced blood sugar levels and inflammation? What if it could reduce the chances of becoming diabetic and if you’re not overweight, it would reduce or eliminate carbon crashes after you eat. Meet “Good Idea.”  Recently I sat down with Bjorn Oste, a co-founder of Oatly, the world leader in oat milk since 1994. Oatly is a non-dairy beverage company on track […]

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The Accidental Entrepreneur Shares His Incredible One-Sentence Business Plan

In this week’s episode of the Capability Amplifier podcast, learn how Rich Litvin found incredible success with a simple goal. August 30, 2019 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. “It takes courage to put a stake in the ground, to own who you are and what you believe in.” My latest guest helps his clients speak their counterintuitive truths to the world and when you can own a counterintuitive truth, you really have the ability to put a stake in the ground and people will want to come along and follow. I had the pleasure of sitting down to interview Rich Litvin, “The Accidental Entrepreneur”, on the Capability Amplifier podcast. Just in case you’re not familiar, Rich is a hugely successful author, he runs a high-level Mastermind group and is a highly sought after business coach who only works with five clients per year and gets […]

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What It Means to Be a Hero

In this episode of the Capability Amplifier podcast, Mike Koenigs and Dan Sullivan share the secrets of becoming a hero — to yourself and others. August 15, 2019 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Who do you want to be a hero to? This is one of the most powerful questions every business owner, leader and entrepreneur needs to answer to truly know who their ideal client or customer is. This question and the path to finding the answer is this focus of the latest episode of the Capability Amplifier. No matter what business, industry, product or service you provide — you need to understand the challenges your customers face so that you can create the right message at the right time, through the right medium to attract them back to you and your brand. And the more intimate that connection is, the more trust you create. […]

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What I Learned Working for Oprah Winfrey for More Than 20 Years (Podcast)

Listen to the incredible career and life lessons Sheri Salata learned while serving as executive producer of ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show.’ July 29, 2019 3 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. “A full-blown catastrophe.”  That doesn’t exactly sound like the way you’d expect a super-successful woman who produced TV for arguably one of the most powerful woman on the planet to describe themselves, does it?  On the most recent episode of Capability Amplifier, I had the awesome opportunity to sit down and get to know Sheri Salata, who for more than 20 years held one of the most heralded jobs on the planet as the executive producer of The Oprah Winfrey Show. She dedicated decades to her dream job, and shared the reality behind that dream: “I think that when people hear about a 20-year career with Oprah Winfrey, it sounds like I just left college and sailed right into Harpo […]

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How to Deliver Compelling Interviews Your Audience Will Love

Want to improve your interviewing skills? Improve your preparation. July 25, 2019 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The key to delivering a powerful interview is all about knowing what to ask and what not to ask. If you’re asking all the wrong questions to all the wrong people, chances are, you are putting your audience to sleep. Interviews are not only a great way to meet interesting people, but they’re also one of the most powerful tools you can use to accelerate your status and grow your platform. Becoming a great interviewer happens when you learn how to transform your guests into legends overnight, simply by asking questions that trigger powerful responses. How can you deliver the juicy details? How can you find the edgy story? How can you create a viral reaction? It all comes down to the framework of your questioning and understanding […]

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Use the ‘SuperBeing Breakthrough’ to Get Paid for Who You Are Instead of What You Do

Watch this free Q&A with marketing expert Mike Koenigs, in which he reveals success strategies he’s created alongside celebrity clients. May 22, 2019 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. What if you could get paid for who you are instead of what you do or what you know? Do you want to experience what it feels like to be treated like a celebrity or influencer, and own a business category? Well, it’s completely possible — and can happen faster than you think. In this free video of an Entrepreneur Insider workshop, Mike Koenigs reveals several strategies that he has created alongside celebrity clients including Tony Robbins, Paula Abdul, Tim Ferriss, Richard Dreyfuss, Dave Asprey, JJ Virgin, John Assaraf, Brian Tracy, XPrize founder Peter Diamandis, Jorge Cruise, Harvey Mackay, Daniel Amen and Darren Hardy, as well as non-celebrity business owners who have had massive success increasing their prices and growing their […]

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