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JEFF BROWN| Your pay day is in practicing excellence with consistency #054

Jeff Brown has been practicing excellence and consistency for the past 29 years behind a microphone; first as an award-winning broadcaster and now as a successful podcaster, business and podcast coach, and speaker.

Since July 2013, Jeff has served as host of the Read to Lead Podcast, a three-time Best Business Podcast nominee, featuring interviews with today’s best business book authors including, Seth Godin, John Maxwell, Gary Vaynerchuk, Simon Sinek, Chris Brogan, Brian Tracy, Dan Miller, and over 100 more.

Jeff and his work have been featured in Inc. and Entrepreneur, the blogs of Seth Godin, Chris Brogan, Jeff Goins and Social Media Explorer, as well as publications like The Nashville Business Journal, The Tennessean, and over 100 other blogs and podcasts.

On this show we discuss the power of reading, lifelong learning, and planning your next career before you need to.

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • Learning to read a book a week
  • Jeff’s story of becoming a podcaster
  • Getting laid off of his job
  • Finding peace with a scary place of unemployment
  • Podcast shows that Jeff was listening to in the beginning
  • Practice excellence with consistency – over time that will pay off
  • Learning tricks to calm myself when interviewing influencers
  • Sharing with young people how different they world has been afforded them
  • Passing on experiences with the next generation
  • Being a lifelong learner
  • Advancing your career through reading – accelerating yourself over 90% of the competition
  • “Be so good that people can’t ignore you” Steve Martin
  • Planning your next move of career NOW, before you have to
  • Make it a practice to share other people’s work more than your own
  • and more!

Links and Resources Mentioned in This Episode:


Pat Flynn – Podcasting resources

Cliff Ravenscraft’s podcasting resources

Success Magazine Article – You Economy

Book: The Art of Work: A Proven Path to Discovering What You Were Meant to Do

Book: The End of Jobs: Money, Meaning and Freedom Without the 9-to-5

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