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𝐋𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐧. 𝐋𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐧. 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐟𝐢𝐭. Hala investigates a new self-improvement topic each week and interviews the brightest minds in the world―turning their wisdom into actionable advice you can use in your life no matter your age, profession or industry. YAP’s subject matter ranges from enhancing productivity, how to gain influence, the art of side hustles and more! If you’re smart and like to continually improve yourself, hit the subscribe button, because you’ll love it here at Young and Profiting Podcast.

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Stand out amongst a sea of resumes by playing into your strengths!

This week on YAP,  we are chatting with Adam Posner, expert recruiter, podcast host, and Founder of NHP Talent: A Talent Access Consultancy, specializing in recruitment strategy, talent process, and operations. Adam is also the host of the popular podcast, #ThePOZcast - which showcases experts from the world of Talent and  HR to help listeners harness their inner tenacity to drive their careers forward.

Prior to pivoting into the world of recruiting, Adam spent 15 years working within the advertising and marketing industry. He led account management and digital strategy at American Express, SIRIUS XM, and VaynerMedia. Adam is truly a power connector - identifying opportunities, synergies, and connecting the dots.

In this episode, we talk about Adam’s career journey, his experience at Vaynermedia, and the advice Gary Vaynerchuk gave him on the day he got fired. We’ll also discuss Adam’s transition to recruiting, what recruiters look for in a resume, the best advice for interviews, and why you should never say “no.”

If you’re looking to land a job or contemplating a major career transition, this episode will be right up your alley! 

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Social Media: 

 

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Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

 

 

Timestamps:

 

03:28 - Collaboration Versus Competition

04:32 - How New York Has Shaped Adam

07:07 - Adam’s Experience at Vaynermedia

09:15 - Advice to Those Struggling in Their Job

13:09 - Gary Vaynerchuk’s Advice to Adam 

15:58 - Difference Between Recruiting and HR

16:46 - How Adam Transitioned to Recruiting

20:41 - What Recruiters Look For

22:29 - How to Leverage LinkedIn In Your Job Search

24:49 - Skillstacking

27:29 - The Importance of Being Honest About Your Failures 

29:36 - Good Resume Versus Bad Resume

33:14 - Best Advice for Interviews

34:12 - The Salary Conversation

39:06 - When Adam Realized He Was Supposed to be an Entrepreneur

41:36 - The PozCourse and Making Connections

46:38 - Why You Should Never Say ‘No’

48:38 - Adam’s Secret to Profiting in Life

Mentioned In The Episode:

 

Adam’s Website: https://www.nhptalentgroup.com/

Adam’s Podcast, The Pozcast: https://thepozcast.com/

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On today’s show, Hala Taha chats with Robert Leonard about her journey from a school dropout to a successful full-time podcaster and entrepreneur. They discuss what made her want to turn her side hustles into actual full-fledged businesses; why she chose podcasting in particular; what the most effective strategies she has found for growing a podcast; how she is able to manage her time and balance all aspects of her life, and much, much more! 

 

What You’ll Learn:

 

  • What made Hala drop out of school, and then decide to go back and finish her studies
  • When Hala realized that she wanted to start building side hustles and how she started a college blog business
  • What made Hala want to turn her side hustles into actual full-fledged businesses and how she was able to manage her time and balance all aspects of her life
  • Why Hala chose podcasting, how different it turned out to be from her expectations, and what the most effective strategies are that she has found for growing a podcast
  • How Hala was able to land high-profile guests like Matthew McConaughey and Seth Godin and what specific strategies or tactics she used to do so
  • All the different ways one can monetize a podcast and how a podcast can be an actual revenue-generating business
  • Where Hala’s business idea to own an agency focused on helping people with podcasting come from  
  • What the most impactful thing Hala has learned from interviewing guests on her podcast
  • Why Hala chose to focus on LinkedIn, a business social network, to grow her business
  • How to deal with and overcome failure and rejection
  • How the Law of Attraction made an impact on Hala’s life and business
  • And much, much more!

 

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Social Media:

 

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Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

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Step up your social media game!

In this episode, we are talking with Jasmine Star, photographer, social media guru, and podcast host. Jasmine is a photographer and business strategist who empowers entrepreneurs to build a brand, market it on social media, and create a life they love.  

Jasmine had the courage to drop out of law school to chase her dream of becoming a professional photographer with absolutely no experience in the field. While building a wildly successful wedding photography business, Jasmine honed impeccable social media skills and now runs a multiple 7-figure businesses called Social Curator teaching entrepreneurs and creatives how to use Social Media to grow their brands.

In today’s episode, we discuss Jasmine’s upbringing, her beginnings in photography,  and how she began her social media journey. We’ll also talk about Jasmine’s top social media strategies, how to create a niche market, and her best hashtag and copywriting tips. If you’re a social media manager or business owner looking to level up your social strategy, this is an episode you won’t want to miss!

Sponsored by - 

 

This episode was live streamed on LinkedIn through Restream. Join Restream and get 20% off lifetime discount https://try.restream.io/yap/

 

Gusto. Get three months free when you run your first payroll at gusto.com/YAP

Social Media: 

Follow YAP on IG: www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting

Reach out to Hala directly at Hala@YoungandProfiting.com

Follow Hala on Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/

Follow Hala on Instagram: www.instagram.com/yapwithhala

Follow Hala on Clubhouse: @halataha

Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

 

 

Timestamps:

 

01:10 - How Jasmine’s Upbringing Shaped Her

03:19 - How Being a Twin Has Affected Jasmine

05:11 - Jasmine’s Journey with Law School

09:52 - Why Jasmine Shifted to Photography

15:43 - How Jasmine’s Began Her Social Media Journey

19:58 - The Logic of Creating a Niche Market

24:29 - All About Hashtags

28:17 - Top Tips for Social Media Copywriting 

32:07 - Jasmine’s Approach to Social Media and Photography

35:45 - The Most Important Thing a Social Media Manager Should Do

37:17 - Where to Find Content When You’re Light on Material

38:24 - Top Tips For Batching Content

40:20 - Jasmine’s Opinion On Paid Instagram Growth Strategies

43:33 - How to Turbo Charge Your Account

49:36 - Jasmine’s Secret to Profiting in Life

 

 

Mentioned In The Episode:

 

Jasmine’s Website: https://jasminestar.com/

Jasmine’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jasminestar

Social Curator: https://www.socialcurator.com/

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Hala hopped on LinkedIn Live for an impromptu session where listeners and fans asked her about how to most effectively market their podcast, what to expect for your first podcast launch, how to grow your following on multiple different platforms (hint: focus on one first), and what pitfalls to avoid when first starting your podcast!

 

Social Media:

 

Follow YAP on IG: www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting

Reach out to Hala directly at Hala@YoungandProfiting.com

Follow Hala on Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/

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Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

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Looking to shift your mindset?

In this episode, we are talking with Anthony Trucks, former NFL player turned transformational identity shift coach. As the founder of Identity Shift coaching, he uses cutting edge science and psychology to upgrade how you operate so you can elevate your life and business to reach your full potential. After being given away into foster care at 3 years old, being adopted into an all-white family at 14, losing his NFL career to injury and more he learned how to shift at a very young age, and now his life mission is teaching others how to Make Shift Happen in their lives.

Anthony's expertise is helping individuals transform their current challenges into their greatest success. His pride in this program is providing the path and motivation for others to SHIFT their lives from where they currently are to where they want to be. Anthony is also the host of the Aww Shift Podcast. He’s been featured on NBC, NFL, the CW, Amazon, Netflix, National Geographic.

In today’s episode, we discuss Anthony’s tumultuous upbringing, how he first got into football, and the major life shift he endured while in the NFL. We’ll also chat about Anthony’s Shift Method, his advice for creating your ideal identity, and how external factors shape your identity. If you’ve been feeling held back lately, this is a must-listen episode on how to shift your identity.

 

Sponsored by - 


Gusto. Get three months free when you run your first payroll at gusto.com/YAP  

 

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Social Media:

 

Follow YAP on IG: www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting

Reach out to Hala directly at Hala@YoungandProfiting.com

Follow Hala on Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/

Follow Hala on Instagram: www.instagram.com/yapwithhala

Follow Hala on Clubhouse: @halataha

Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

 

Timestamps:

 

00:53 - Anthony’s Life Growing Up and Being Adopted

03:00 - How His Family’s Limitations On Him Affected Him

03:49 - How Anthony’s Life Changed Once He Got Adopted

05:04 - The Way Anthony Caught Up With His Peers in Football

08:34 - Anthony’s Demeanor as a Child 

11:38 - The Definition of Identity

14:22 - The Shift Method

16:31 - Categorizing Aspects of Our Life

19:40 - Anthony’s Major Identity and Life Shift

26:05 - The Biggest Obstacles To Reaching Our Ideal Identity

28:40 - How Ego Relates to Your Identity

30:46 - Actionable Tips To Get Over Your Ego

33:58 - Three Steps To The Identity Shift

38:14 - The Importance of Your Environment

40:42 - Anthony’s New Book, Identity Shift

42:06 - Anthony’s Secret to Profiting in Life

45:06 - How Anthony Forgives 

 

Mentioned In The Episode:

 

Anthony’s Website: https://anthonytrucks.com/

Anthony’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/anthonytrucks/

Anthony’s New Book (use code YAP for special gift): https://identityshiftbook.com/

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Join Hala for a live recorded Young and Profiting episode featuring Ethan Kross and Nir Eyal where they will share the secrets of getting a hold of your focus, increasing your productivity, and much more!

 

**Meet the panel**

 

Nir Eyal - Nir helps companies create behaviors that benefit their users while educating people on how to build healthful habits in their own lives. Nir previously taught at Stanford, co-founded and sold two tech companies and is the author of two bestselling books.

Ethan Kross - Ethan is one of the world’s leading experts on controlling the conscious mind. He studies how the conversations people have with themselves impact their health, performance, decisions and relationships. Ethan is also an award-winning professor at the University of Michigan and a bestselling author. 

 

Social Media:

 

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Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

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In today’s episode, we are chatting with Tiffani Bova, global growth evangelist at Salesforce and global speaker. She is also the author of the Wall Street Journal bestselling book GROWTH IQ: Get Smarter About the Choices that Will Make or Break Your Business. Tiffani is a change maker who’s thought-provoking and forward-thinking insights have made her a frequent guest on a variety of industry-leading podcasts and live broadcasts

Tiffani has been named on the Thinkers50’s list of the world’s top management thinkers and is a welcomed guest on Bloomberg, CNN, Cheddar, MSNBC, and Yahoo Finance, among others. She also contributes her thoughts to publications including Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Entrepreneur, Diginomica, Quora, Thrive, Rotman School of Management and Duke Dialogue Review.

In this episode, we discuss Tiffani’s upbringing in Hawaii, how she got into business and her success in the corporate world. We’ll also talk about the challenges many people face with their business, how to retain and grow your customer base, and the power of partnering with other companies and partaking in cooperation.

 

Sponsored by - 


Gusto. Get three months free when you run your first payroll at gusto.com/YAP  

 

ZipRecruiter. Go to ziprecruiter.com/yap, to try out ZipRecruiter for free.

 

Social Media: 

 

Follow YAP on IG: www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting

Reach out to Hala directly at Hala@YoungandProfiting.com

Follow Hala on Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/

Follow Hala on Instagram: www.instagram.com/yapwithhala

Follow Hala on Clubhouse: @halataha

Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

 

Timestamps:

 

00:03:35 - How Growing Up In Hawaii Shaped Tiffani

00:05:08 - Being a White Minority in Hawaii

00:07:30 - Work/Life Balance

00:09:29 - How Tiffani Got Into Business

00:14:10 - Tiffani’s Opinion on Getting An MBA

00:16:04 - How Tiffani Succeeded in Her Corporate Career

00:22:55 - Why Tiffani Decided Not To Be An Entrepreneur

00:26:23 - The Challenges People Have Growing Their Business

00:29:38 - How To Grow Your Existing Customer Base

00:36:23 - The Ways To Mitigate Churn

00:39:28 - How to Keep Clients/Customers Happy

00:33:23 - The Experience Equation

00:48:50 - How To Grow Your Business With Products/Services

00:53:26 - The Importance Of Storytelling In Business

00:56:35 - How To Work With Other Companies + Competitors

00:01:43 - Prioritizing Strategies to Use

01:06:39 - Tiffani’s Secret to Profiting in Life

 

Mentioned In The Episode:

 

Tiffani’s Website: https://www.tiffanibova.com/

Tiffani’s Book, GrowthIQ: https://www.tiffanibova.com/book/

Tiffani’s Podcast, What’s Next: https://www.tiffanibova.com/whats-next-podcast/

Tiffani’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tiffanibova

Tiffani’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tiffanibova/?hl=en

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Throwback all the way to episode ONE!

Being good at first impressions, and in general being a more likeable person, can help you profit in life, because you'll always benefit from having people on your side. This episode features Dr. Jack Schafer, former FBI agent & author of "The Like Switch," as well as Dorie Clark, author of "Stand Out," and Duke University professor.

 

Sponsored by - 


Setapp - Head over to setapp.com to try Setapp free for a week.

 

James Allen - Use code YAP30 at JamesAllen.com for 30% off

 

Social Media:

 

Follow YAP on IG: www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting

Reach out to Hala directly at Hala@YoungandProfiting.com

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Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

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Get better sleep today!!

In today’s episode, we are chatting with Dr. Meeta Singh, sleep medicine doctor and sleep performance consultant. Her principle philosophy is to cut through the hype and disinformation about sleep and provide an evidence-based guide to getting your sleep right.

She has served as a consultant for multiple NFL, MLB, NHL and NBA teams. She has worked with college sports teams and large organizations, and CEO’s and other C-suite executives who are aiming for success in the global world. In her clinical practice, she is the service chief of sleep medicine, and section head and medical director at the Henry Ford sleep center in Michigan. She did her training in Psychiatry at the Mayo clinic and a sleep fellowship at the Henry Ford Hospital.

In this episode, we talk about why Dr. Meeta became a sleep medicine doctor, the importance of sleep, and the real amount of sleep you should be getting. We’ll also discuss the effect sleep has on decision making, how to use caffeine the right way, understanding the difference between insomnia and sleep deprivation, and how to get rid of that habit of late-night overthinking. If you’ve been looking to level up your sleep habits, this is a must-listen!

 

Sponsored by - 


Gusto. Get three months free when you run your first payroll at gusto.com/YAP  

 

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Social Media: 

 

Follow YAP on IG: www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting

Reach out to Hala directly at Hala@YoungandProfiting.com

Follow Hala on Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/

Follow Hala on Instagram: www.instagram.com/yapwithhala

Follow Hala on Clubhouse: @halataha

Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

 

Timestamps:

 

03:05 - Why Dr. Meeta is a Sleep Medicine Doctor

07:27 - Sleep Disorders We Need To Know About

09:22 - The Importance of Sleep

12:47 - The Right Amount of Sleep You Should Get

18:29 - Why Decision Making Gets Impacted When You Get Less Sleep

21:27 - Do Athletes Need More Sleep?

23:54 - Explanation of The Stages of Sleep

28:33 - How To Drink Caffeine Effectively

32:41 - What a Circadian Rhythm Is 

36:28 - How To Align Your Work With Your Biological Clock

42:17 - How To Understand If You’re A Night Owl/Early Bird

46:07 - Meeta’s Opinion on Naps 

50:02 - Insomnia vs. Sleep Deprivation 

54:37 - What We Should Do When We Overthink

59:49 - Dr. Meeta’s World Series Ring

1:00:56 - Dr. Meeta’s Secret to Profiting in Life

 

Mentioned In The Episode:

 

Dr. Meeta’s Website: https://meetasinghmd.com/

Dr. Meeta’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/meetasinghmd

Dr. Meeta’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/athletesleepmd/

Dr. Meeta’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/meetasinghmd

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Listen to Hala join Courtney and Brianna from the Basic Badass Bitches podcast as they talk about what it was like for Hala growing up, and how she got to be the CEO of a successful podcast marketing agency.

Born and raised in New Jersey, Hala started her career at Hot97! After being fired and cut off three years into working for free, she used that experience to launch herself into success. But it didn’t come easy! 

The next 5 years, Hala saw ups and downs, being promised two MTV opportunities to only be taken away. Hala Taha is now the host of Young and Profiting Podcast, frequently ranked as a #1 Education podcast across all apps. 

Hala is also the CEO of YAP Media, a full-service social media and podcast marketing agency for top podcasters, celebrities and CEOs projected to generate over $1M in revenue in its first year. 

She is well-known for her engaged following and influence on Linkedin, and she landed the January 2021 cover of Podcast Magazine. She started Young and Profiting Podcast and YAP Media as a side hustle, and now has several high-profile clients and over 40 employees. 

Hala is an expert on networking, personal branding, Linkedin marketing, side hustles, entrepreneurship, and podcasting.

 

Sponsored by - 


Setapp - Head over to setapp.com to try Setapp free for a week.

 

The Jordan Harbinger Show - Listen to the show here jordanharbinger.com/start 

 

Social Media:

 

Follow YAP on IG: www.instagram.com/youngandprofiting

Reach out to Hala directly at Hala@YoungandProfiting.com

Follow Hala on Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/

Follow Hala on Instagram: www.instagram.com/yapwithhala

Follow Hala on Clubhouse: @halataha

Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

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