Connie Podesta

Connie Podesta is a legend. She has been speaking and coaching for over 25 years using her background in psychology coupled with her no-nonsense manner, Connie tells it like it is.

She is an award winning author and a hall of fame speaker. She has presented to over 1000 organizations and a million people. She shares her take on the psychology of sales leadership. Her presentations will make you laugh out loud, and impact your sale leadership and change your life.

Organizations are seeking content and entertainment in the speakers they hire in today’s crazy world. They want to laugh (Connie has performed as a comedienne) and they want to impact their bottom line. Connie Podesta is more than a motivational speaker, she is an idea generating ball of fire whose rare style is direct and causes people to take action.

This episode of Cool Things Entrepreneurs Do began as the five things entrepreneurs should quit doing, but by the time the conversation ended there were seven. In this high spirited interview Connie Podesta tells you what to quit doing.

Seven Things Entrepreneurs Should Quit Doing

1. Quit setting goals.

2. Quit thinking time management matters

3. Quit expecting friends and family to care about your entrepreneurial venture.

4. Quit thinking you deserve to be successful.

5. Quit accepting that yourself as you are.

6. Quit selling what you want (and ask your customers what they want to buy)

7. Quit making excuses.

If you are an entrepreneur, you will probably see a lot of yourself in the areas discussed. Many of the things we hold onto can be the same things that are holding us back. Connie Podesta tells it like it is. The best leadership skills might involve quitting some actions that will keep you from success.

This episode is a must hear for all business leaders, entrepreneurs, solopreneurs, and anyone with the entrepreneurial spirit.

If you know Connie Podesta you will love this interview. If you do not know Connie Podesta, you will want to get to know her once you hear her brilliance.

Check out this episode!

Thom Singer is the host of the entrepreneur podcast – “Cool Things Entrepreneurs Do”.  He is also a keynote speaker and professional master of ceremonies and the author of 12 books.