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Brian Smith

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390 Brian Smith - Author, Coach and Podcast Host talks Grief2Growth & Life on We Don't Die Radio

WE DON'T DIE® Radio Show with host Sandra Champlain

Welcome back to our guest Brian Smith who has definitely grown through grief. After the sudden and tragic passing of his fifteen-year-old daughter in 2015, he became inspired to live his life to the fullest to honor her and make her proud. He’s the author of the book “Grief 2 Growth: Planted, Not Buried. How to Survive and Thrive After Life's Greatest Challenges.” He hosts the Grief 2 Growth podcast, he also works personally with people empowering them through their grief, he offers some wonderful free and small donation ebooks and meditations and so much more at his website https://www.grief2growth.com Find his book Amazon at https://amzn.to/3w9bhU4 Watch his YouTube Channel: https://bit.ly/YouTube_Grief2Growth Visit Brian's website: https://www.grief2growth.com Listen to Grief2Growth Podcast: https://www.grief2growth.com/podcast/ Parents please visit: https://www.helpingparentsheal.org/ ***More episodes of We Don't Die Radio, weekly medium classes, demonstrations and our free Sunday Gathering available at https://www.wedontdie.com/ - Also listen to Sandra's new show on iHeartRadio and the Coast to Coast AM Network: https://bit.ly/ShadesoftheAfterlife - Join the supportive and loving, We Don't Die Listeners Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/wedontdielisteners/ *Enjoying We Don't Die Radio episodes? Would you like to be a Patron of the show? Consider donating $1 or more per episode to help operating costs of the show (I keep the show commercial-free on purpose) please visit: https://www.patreon.com/wedontdieradio or simply give at https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/SandraChamplain Thank you for listening!


16 Jan 2023

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Reconsidering the Welfare of the City with Brian Smith

Inverse Podcast

Brian Albert Smith, PhD., grew up in the Midwest but has spent most of his adult life in the East Coast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the US. A brief stint in youth ministry led to seminary and a Ph.D. in Hebrew Bible and Ancient Near East studies. His work at Messiah University has been in Campus Ministries and the department of Biblical, Religious, and Philosophical Studies. In addition to teaching courses in Hebrew Bible and Hermeneutics, he co-directs Thriving Together: Congregations for Racial Justice, which challenges local churches to grapple with central Pennsylvania’s racialized past and respond with new work for justice. Brian has a deep fondness for trees and woodworking and enjoys life with his partner Jackie, whom he married this past summer.  Follow Drew Hart on Instagram and Twitter @druhart.Follow Jarrod McKenna on Instagram and Twitter @jarrodmckenna. Discover our global community on Twitter and Instagram @inversepodcast. Become a Patron of Inverse at https://www.patreon.com/InVerse Inverse Podcast is produced by Jen Kinney @iamjenkinney

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10 Jan 2023

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The Upside of Adversity with Brian Smith: From the 2020 archive

Entrepreneurs on Fire

From the archive: This episode was originally recorded and published in 2020. Our interviews on Entrepreneurs On Fire are meant to be evergreen, and we do our best to confirm that all offers and URL's in these archive episodes are still relevant. At 29, Brian Smith decided that a life in Public Accounting was not for him! He quit his job and went to California to look for a new business idea and to surf. He soon noticed that there were no sheepskin boots in California, so he and a friend brought six pairs from Australia to test and so, “UGG” was born. Top 3 Value Bombs: 1. You have to have a certain amount of ignorance to be a good entrepreneur because if you knew all the obstacles ahead of you, you would never start. 2. You have to capture the image of what you want your target market to feel; the more you put emotions to your visuals, the more successful you can be. 3. The most disappointing disappointments will become your greatest blessings. Check out Brian’s book on Amazon! - The Birth of a Brand Sponsors: Podopolo: The best podcast listening app in the world is here! Visit Podopolo.com, download the app for free, mention John Lee Dumas (my Podopolo username) when you sign up, and start listening now! HubSpot: Learn how HubSpot can help your business grow better at HubSpot.com.


18 Dec 2022

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Chatting with UGG Boots Founder (Brian Smith)

Noah Kagan Presents

Brian Smith started the global footwear brand UGG with just $500. At the age of 29, Brian quit his profession in accounting, and went to California to surf and start his entrepreneurial journey. He noticed that there was no sheepskin footwear in California, but every Australian he knew owned a pair of sheepskin footwear. So he brought six pairs of sheepskin boots from Australia to test the market and UGG was born! In this episode, Brian shares how to build a meaningful fashion brand and marketing lessons. Full show notes: https://okdork.com/podcast/276 Get the BEST daily deals on software at: https://appsumo.com/noah


1 Dec 2022

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Brian Smith — Building a Brand

Scaling Up Business Podcast

How do you build a billion-dollar brand? It rarely starts with a billion dollars, that much is certain. Brian Smith has charted his own course to become one of the great entrepreneurial success stories of our time. In 1978, he imported six pairs of sheepskin boots from Australia, with a dream to build a business where every American would eventually be wearing the product. That is how one of the world’s most recognizable brands began, and sales of UGG products have exceeded a billion dollars in each of the past six years. It was a chilly day in California when inspiration struck, but it wasn’t long before Brian learned that his entrepreneurial idea wasn’t going to amount to anything without a profound amount of work. Brian’s book Birth of a Brand highlights the most fundamental truth of any entrepreneurial idea — just as you don’t give birth to an adult, your fledgling idea won’t immediately appear as a successful, profitable, fully-functioning business either. Breakthrough-breakdown is the cycle that every growing business has to navigate, and Brian has serious wisdom about the growth and branding that took Uggs from tadpole to billion-dollar success. Despite the moments when Brian thought he had failed, he never gave up. You’re never really defeated until you give up on yourself. Brian shares the experiences he had that taught him what it takes to stay in the game until you’ve changed the world. Interview Links: Brian Smith Spend a Day With Brian Resources: 20,000 Scaleups Scaling Up Summits (Select Bill Gallagher as your coach during registration for a discount.) Bill on YouTube Recruiter.com Short List (use code scaleup) Scaling Up is the best-selling book by Verne Harnish and our team for Scaling Up Coaches (formerly Gazelles). We share how the fastest-growing companies succeed where so many others fail. Bill Gallagher, Scaling Coach and host of the show, is an international business coach who works with C-Suite leaders to achieve breakthrough growth. We help leadership teams with the biggest decisions around People, Strategy, Execution, and Cash so that they can Scale Up successfully and beat the odds of business growth. Scaling Up is based on Verne’s original best-selling business book, Mastering the Rockefeller Habits. Did you enjoy today’s episode? If so, then please leave a review! Help other business leaders discover the Scaling Up Business Podcast so they, too, can benefit from the ideas shared in these podcasts.


26 Oct 2022

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Harnessing the Power of Influence with Brian Smith

The ONE Thing

There’s a common phrase that gets thrown around when it comes to teamwork: “There’s no ‘I’ in ‘Team.’” But every team is made up of individuals—when we lose sight of that, the whole team suffers.Teams need to be able to work together as a whole, but we can’t forget to address the individual influences and strengths that each person brings to the team. And each team, or even the entire company, can be viewed as a single “individual.” That’s the thesis that Brian and Mary Smith put forth.Brian is the founder and senior managing partner of IA Business Advisors, a management consulting firm that has worked with more than 18 thousand CEOs, entrepreneurs, managers, and employees worldwide. Together with his daughter Mary, they’ve authored the book Individual Influence: Find the “I” in Team. We have a conversation about positive influence and making a difference in your organization and the people around you.If you want to learn how to improve and manage your influence, pick up Individual Influence.To learn more, and for the complete show notes, visit: the1thing.com/pods.We talk about:Highlighting the individual strengths within groupsTaking responsibility for your influenceSetting goals individually and as a teamUnderstanding your own strengths and limitationsUsing assessments to build communication infrastructure within teamsThe benefits of slowing down and being in the momentLinks & Tools from This EpisodeLinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/yourbizdrRead: Individual InfluenceFree ResourcesWant to be a guest or share feedback? Email podcast@the1thing.com--Hiring is challenging — but there’s one place you can go that makes is simple.If you’ve ever had to hire a new person, you know how difficult and time-consuming hiring can be — and you know this is a perfect task to delegate so that you can spend more time focusing on Your ONE Thing. ZipRecruiter will go out and find the candidates for you, and 4/5 businesses find a quality candidate within the first day.You can try ZipRecruiter for free by going to ZipRecruiter.com/ONEthing.


29 Aug 2022

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Brian Smith: Healing is a choice. We can choose to stay miserable, but our deceased loved ones don’t want that for us

Grief and Rebirth: Finding the Joy in Life Podcast

Brian Smith’s remarkable mission is to help others who are dealing with death and a fear of death. After his daughter Shayna Elayne, which means Beautiful Light, passed at the age of 15, his spiritual quest intensified, and he is now an expert on the afterlife. Brian, who has had careers in engineering and business-to-business technology sales, is now a Grief Guide, a Life Coach, the Host of Grief 2 Growth Podcast, and the Author of "Grief 2 Growth: Planted. Not Buried". He is also active on the Board of Helping Parents Heal, the exceptional and inspiring online group that offers an enlightened avenue of relief for the grief that accompanies the death of a child.--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/griefandrebirth/support


10 May 2022

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Brian Smith: Helping Parents Heal From Grief 2 Growth

Open to Hope

Brian Smith became acquainted with grief in 2015 after the sudden passing of his fifteen-year-old daughter, Shayna. Brian felt his life was over. Brian has studied the nature of life […] The post Brian Smith: Helping Parents Heal From Grief 2 Growth appeared first on Open to Hope.


23 Apr 2022

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#326 Brian Smith - Head Coach at Missouri, Dynasty Builder

Wrestling Changed My Life (Wrestling Podcast)

Brian Smith is the head coach of the University of Missouri. Coach Smith has been at Mizzou since 1998 and during that time, he’s created a dynasty coaching the likes of Tyron Woodley, Ben Askren, Max Askren, J’den Cox and now Keegan O’Toole. Enjoy folks! (Photo/Mark Lundy, Lutte-Lens.com)*PRESENTED BY ATHLETIC GREENSThis episode is presented by Athletic Greens. Get a free, one-year supply of Vitamin D + 5 travel packs when you go to AthleticGreens.com/WCML


7 Apr 2022

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Athletes in Action's Brian Smith on "The Christian Athlete" and playing for an audience of one

Sports Spectrum Podcast

Brian Smith serves with Athletes in Action as he helps Christian athletes and coaches think biblically about their respective sports.  His new book "The Christian Athlete" releases April 5, 2022.  Looking for a great gift idea? Order our new devotional book: "The Increase 52 Week Devotional: Inspiring Stories of Faith from the World of Pro Sports." 


27 Mar 2022