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Stacy Roberts Joins us on the Positive Phil Podcast, MBA is the Founder and President of SMR Leadership Solutions, LLC, which is located in Evans, Georgia. She earned her executive coaching certification from the International Coaching Federation approved organization, Academy of Creative Coaching. In addition to her coaching certification, she also has obtained her bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Augusta University and her master’s degree in Human Resources from Liberty University. She is currently pursuing her Doctor of Business Administration in Human Resources from Liberty University.

Stacy is an accomplished business leader whose focus is developing quality leaders in their professional and personal lives. As an executive coach with extensive HR, corporate, and community leadership experience, Stacy strives to help others WIN and reach their full potential as a leader in all areas of their life. Stacy’s drive and dedication is to help all individuals she encounters succeed. Allow Stacy to SUPPORT, TRAIN, ASSESS, and COACH you to develop the dynamic leader that’s within you. She assists in clarifying goals, developing a plan of action, and providing support for all clients. Founded on Philippians 4:13, SMR Leadership Solutions, LLC believes that success is possible in any organizational or personal situation, no matter what the circumstances are. You can and will win.

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Along with coaching, Stacy is also an author of the Boomer, Be Nice and Roscoe’s Rescue. Her books help teach key skills and valuable lessons to young children. She believes that leadership skills can be developed at a young age and help children develop into wholesome and successful adults.
The Next Year Now is all about uncovering everyday, purposeful habits and practices to help you thrive at work and in life.

Next Year Now interviews world class experts and thought leaders like Adam Grant, Tom Rath, Chip Conley, and Geoff Woods, to uncover the habits and practices that will help you to thrive at work and in life.

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Again, that’s The Next Year Now Podcast with Tom Heffner

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Increase Performance Through Self-Awareness

Lynn Carnes is an Executive Leadership Coach who inspires and equips corporate leaders to increase performance through self-awareness. The leaders who work with Lynn reclaim their lives while also becoming a force to be reckoned with at work. Business is changing faster than ever. Corporate Executives often lose themselves in the constraining environment of having to be leaders through decisions they didn’t make and the ambiguity that comes with constant change. Lynn Carnes helps teams and individuals cultivate their sense of purpose, courage and clarity so that they create space in their lives to focus on what matters, both at work and at home. www.lynncarnes.com/

• The Next Year Now is all about uncovering everyday, purposeful habits and practices to help you thrive at work and in life.

Next Year Now interviews world class experts and thought leaders like Adam Grant, Tom Rath, Chip Conley, and Geoff Woods, to uncover the habits and practices that will help you to thrive at work and in life.

Check it out and subscribe wherever you get your podcasts

Again, that’s The Next Year Now Podcast with Tom Heffner

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The Positive Phil Show is a daily podcast hosted by Positive Phil.

Engaging interviews with famous people, celebrities, athletes, authors, spiritual educators, thought leaders, as well as others in the social, business and entertainment industry.
The best resource for advice, videos and motivation to help you realize your full potential
We are a community of over 1,550,000 people who seek to create positive and lasting change. We hope our stories provide inspiration and practical advice to change your life.

In an age of bad news and depressing social comparison, we launched Positive Phil network with one goal: inspire people. Good things happen every day, and we’re here to tell you about them.

If you are looking for another way to stay motivated in life, be sure to subscribe to our episodes.
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Founder of Generate Capital,Past CEO of Carbon War Room with Richard Branson and Founder of Sun Edison Jigar Shah is on the Podcast

Jigar Shah is a clean energy entrepreneur in creating market-driven solutions and eliminating market barriers to address climate change. Shah has recognized this as “Creating Climate Wealth.” Wikipedia
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After decades of collective experience financing billions of dollars of sustainable infrastructure, Generate Capital has created the Infrastructure-as-a-Service™ …
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Investor Influence Programs for Ventures That Want More Investors To Find Them

Digital PR, Social Influence Campaigns | Data Science Algorithms & Innovative Platforms

“building relationships with social influencers within specific verticals and industries” …Helping the very best brands, publishers, and agencies promote their content.
Who are your influencers?

You may have reached out to clients in the past and asked them to be referrals for you. But, influencing is more than an individual endorsement. Influencers have the power to sway groups of people.

What to look for:

Credibility. Your Influencers are individuals who others find reliable, believable and authoritative. As important, these individuals have a built-in trust with others.
Authenticity. Your Influencers are genuine. They are individuals who are the real deal and there is an expectation that what they say is truthful and legitimate.
Relevancy. Your Influencers are important because what they say is applicable to you. Their knowledge of who you are and what you do have meaning and significance to others.
Your influencers have a solid following or community that is engaged.

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Investor Acquisition Strategies That Work and Are 100% Compliant

1. Increase Pipeline with hyper targeted list building
2. Attract high value prospects with pay per click advertising
3. Shorten Your Sales Cycle with sales acceleration technology
4. Boost Productivity with sales hacker training & automation


I know some of these terms may sound like science fiction, but the art of sales & marketing is becoming more scientific.

Acquisition: Improve SEO by using “The Bigfoot Strategy” Improve SEO and increase web traffic by building out individual URL’s to rank for lots of keywords, aka “The Bigfoot Strategy”. 

Tell me more:

A web page that contains a large spread of rankings across many keywords is referred to as a “Bigfoot” page.
The more keywords that you use on your page, the better your SEO/traffic.
What is the term that’s used most on your page? Run that keyword through an LSI keyword tool to discover other similar topics that relate to the root topic of your page.

This brings to surface many other topics that relate to your root term, in which you should try to expand on within your page.
You can take it a step further and find all of the pages that are currently ranking on page 1 of Google for your root keyword. 

This information can then be explored to find out what other keywords the top pages are ranking for, which can be used to build an INVESTOR SEO content map to find opportunities to extend existing page topics to cover even more terms.
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Crafting an Investor Pitch That Creates a Yes!

Crack The Funding Code. As a funding strategist, John Livesay helps CEOs craft a compelling pitch that engages investors in a way that inspires them to join a startup’s team.

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He is partners with Judy Robinett in Crack The Funding Code which gets founders funded fast. He hosts The Successful Pitch podcast with investors from around the world. He is the Pitch Mentor at Startfast.net, the number one accelerator in Upstate New York. INC magazine calls him the Pitch Whisperer.

During John’s successful 20 year career in media sales with Conde Nast, he worked across all 22 brands in their corporate division and won salesperson of the year. John is the author of “The Successful Pitch: Conversations On Going From Invisible To Investable.”
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I’m known as “The Pitch Whisperer” and have appeared on outlets such as Forbes, CBS, Fox, ABC, and Inc. Also have been a guest on over 20 podcasts like Onward Nation and EOFire

Example Questions: What excites you most about the business…about your life.What does your day consist of? What apps or tools do you rely on the most? Any Suggestions on How to Balance Work and Social Life..Do you enjoy life to its fullest? Tips to staying positive?

1) How do you learn to ask for what you want and get a yes?

2) how do you get your confidence to go up ?

3) How do you go from invisible to investable?

4) How to you conquer the 3 faces of fear?
Additional Links To Share..Include social media links so we can market to our followers.@john_livesay

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Competition to attract new investors is intense and difficult.

As a result, successful companies are turning to demand generation strategies as a tool to attract new investors.

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Our Weekly Podcast will outline weekly fundings and feature companies looking for investors and investors looking for something positive to invest in.

Whether it‘s for yourself, your company, or your clients – if you want to make sure you have accurate investor awareness representation, this podcast will help.

We are focused on spotlighting interesting topics related to venture funding, positive companies, and industries that otherwise may be difficult to identify to contribute to greater transparency, exposure, and opportunity.

We lay everything down in front of you and show you exactly what has to happen.

⇒We’ll use math to show you how much investor traffic we can drive to your company and how that visibility converts into sales or investment dollars.

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Evolution Of Industries

While VC’s seek the next hot thing, great returns will be realized from the evolution of existing industries.

Builders VC, a San Francisco, CA- and Chicago, IL-based early stage venture capital firm, is to raise its first fund.

According to a regulatory form filed with the SEC, Builders VC Fund I, L.P., aims to raise $200m.
The document lists General partners Paul Lee and Jim Kim as people related to the offering. The other members of the investment team are Mark Percival (Investing Partner), Brett Sanders (Operating Partner) and Kathryn Saluke (Operating Partner).
According to the web site, Builders VC backs entrepreneurs who combine courage, technical acumen and operational expertise to create transformative technology solutions to innovate antiquated industries, an approach called “The Evolution of Industries” summarized in a manifesto.0

The firmleverages a team of experts including 30 in-house engineers, enterprise sales personnel, performance marketers, and back office operations who work closely to provide support to portfolio companies and help them rapidly scale.

Our Weekly Podcast will outline weekly fundings and feature companies looking for investors and investors looking for something positive to invest in.

Whether it‘s for yourself, your company, or your clients – if you want to make sure you have accurate investor awareness representation, this podcast will help.

We are focused on spotlighting interesting topics related to venture funding, positive companies, and industries that otherwise may be difficult to identify to contribute to greater transparency, exposure, and opportunity.

We lay everything down in front of you and show you exactly what has to happen.

⇒We’ll use math to show you how much investor traffic we can drive to your company and how that visibility converts into sales or investment dollars.

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Build An Investor Base Now

Today we chat about the importance of an Investor Funnel-How to setup your investor funnel….Build An Audience (and List) Of 2,000 Positive Investors Now

Building an Investor Base is much like sale – it is all a numbers game, and you need an investor funnel if your going to achieve success.

As a public or even a private company you have to focus on first identifying who are your equal investors, creating an introduction and finally working through the entire investor process within the funnel with each investor.

-Finding Your Investor Profile
-Creating Introductions
-Engage Investor Lead
-Opt In- Investor Lead
-Educate Investor Lead
-Nurture Investor Lead
-Score Investor Lead

Managing director of Positive Stocks… 
We build investor funnels for companies that are looking to grow their shareholder base. 

It’s smart. It’s effective.It’s cheap. It’s compliant….and it works!

Let us know if you would like us to show you our methods or at least introduce you to companies that we work with.

Visit www.positivestocks.com

….email director@positivestocks.com if you would like a free demo. If you need investors to find you….then you need to implement this investor lead generation process.

We are always on the lookout to help great companies grow.

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Competition to attract new investors is intense and difficult.

As a result, successful companies are turning to demand generation strategies as a tool to attract new investors.

This Episode is Brought To You By www.FreshBooks.com/phil

* FreshBooks is offering a 30 day, unrestricted free trial to my listeners. To claim it, just go to www.freshbooks.com/phil and enter Positive Phil in the “How Did You Hear About Us?” section. 


Our Weekly Podcast will outline weekly fundings and feature companies looking for investors and investors looking for something positive to invest in.

Whether it‘s for yourself, your company, or your clients – if you want to make sure you have accurate investor awareness representation, this podcast will help.

We are focused on spotlighting interesting topics related to venture funding, positive companies, and industries that otherwise may be difficult to identify to contribute to greater transparency, exposure, and opportunity.

We lay everything down in front of you and show you exactly what has to happen.

⇒We’ll use math to show you how much investor traffic we can drive to your company and how that visibility converts into sales or investment dollars.

www.positivestocks.com

Why Entrepreneurs Fail to Raise Capital

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The biggest battle you have to win when raising capital is the battle in your mind. This battle begins long before any shots are fired. As an entrepreneur, you must be willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done. First and foremost, you must unconditionally adopt the attitude of “failure is not an option.” Visualize, in detail, on a daily basis, your successful outcome. With that said, you’re going to be playing many roles in this process (from general to officer to infantryman). Many of your days will be spent doing the less than glamorous tasks of preparation and prospecting. Accept that now. If you want to be the leader of a Fortune 100 company some day, you have to start by paying your dues today—it’s simply the cost of success.

Reason #1 – Entrepreneurs Fail to Prepare and Plan Their Attack
Most entrepreneurs fail to raise capital because they don’t strategically plan their attack. They bring knives to gun fights and then wonder why they die in the process. Entrepreneurs’ passion, while wonderful in its purest form, makes them impetuous and impatient. They often skip the preparation phase completely and move right on to trying to find investors. If they are lucky enough to get anyone to listen to them, they are quickly and rudely shot down (most likely because they are fumbling around describing their idea; they don’t speak the investors’ language; and their corporate information is either poorly done or non-existent). By this point, the formerly passionate, budding entrepreneurs have most likely depleted their savings accounts, and their spouse, family and friends have started calling them a complete nutcase. It is no longer possible to get out of bed to face another day of rejection, so he or she stops prospecting for new investors and starts looking for a job. Not a very nice story, huh? Unfortunately, it is a true story that happens all the time.

Reason #2 – There Are More Entrepreneurs Than Lenders/Investors
It’s a fact of life that there are more entrepreneurs looking for capital than there are investors writing checks. If you don’t stand out and do it right, you’re dead. Your company must be unique, you must be better prepared and you must prove (as much as possible) that the market will buy your product or service by bringing in revenue. Then you must convince the investors by presenting a fabulous story, which gets their mind racing about the possibility of making serious money and opens their purse strings!

Reason #3 – Entrepreneurs Lack Strong Problem Solving Skills and Give Up Too Soon
This may be the most lethal obstacle of all: most entrepreneurs simply lack problem-solving skills (essentially survival skills) and they give up too soon! Remember, this is war and there are bullets and bombs going off everywhere and every day. Some days are worse than others, but there will always be problems—you can count on that! This path you have chosen is brutal. Therefore, if you’re going to win this capital-raising war, you have to learn some serious survival skills. You must learn how to stop the panic and overcome the problem by out-thinking your adversities. You must develop a system for coping with these issues that becomes a natural reflex.

Reason #4 – The Total Package Isn’t Sexy Enough and Your Story Stinks
The last reason entrepreneurs fail to raise capital is that their total package lacks the hooks or sexiness that gets investors excited. In other words, you didn’t sell them on your product or service, or maybe your management team is weak or your numbers don’t have enough profit margin! Something didn’t make the cut. Each investor is different, but in general there are certain criteria that each one seeks. Therefore, if you know what the investor wants, you must make sure you assemble a sexy package of your product or service that gets noticed! In addition, you have to be able to tell a story that gets investors sucked in and their adrenaline going. This narrative has to make sense and it must be sold with passion and conviction. You have to make investors see themselves as part of your entire story through to the end—the exit strategy. When you can do that, you’ll stand a great chance of raising your start-up capital.

Venture Capital Versus Penny Stock Investors

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Competition to attract new investors is intense and difficult.

As a result, successful companies are turning to demand generation strategies as a tool to attract new investors.

This Episode is Brought To You By www.FreshBooks.com/phil

* FreshBooks is offering a 30 day, unrestricted free trial to my listeners. To claim it, just go to www.freshbooks.com/phil and enter Positive Phil in the “How Did You Hear About Us?” section. 


Our Weekly Podcast will outline weekly fundings and feature companies looking for investors and investors looking for something positive to invest in.
Whether it‘s for yourself, your company, or your clients – if you want to make sure you have accurate investor awareness representation, this podcast will help.

We are focused on spotlighting interesting topics related to venture funding, positive companies, and industries that otherwise may be difficult to identify to contribute to greater transparency, exposure, and opportunity.

We lay everything down in front of you and show you exactly what has to happen.

⇒We’ll use math to show you how much investor traffic we can drive to your company and how that visibility converts into sales or investment dollars.

www.positivestocks.com