After waking up face down in his garage with a bloody nose and to the nearby smell of his car engine running, Heath adopted a more natural lifestyle that soon evolved into an entrepreneurial breakthrough.
In this new episode of the Social PR Podcast, Heath Armstrong, founder of Rage Create, exchanges visionary digital detox tips with host Lisa Buyer.
While navigating through depression and imposter syndrome, Heath sought purpose and clarity from hundreds of inspiring strangers. Their worldly wisdom and shared ideas became Heath’s recipe for creative motivation. His Sweet-Ass Journals, Affirmation Decks, and Never Stop Peaking podcast help to remind us that we are power-packed with magic.
Heath says that the best way to deal with life’s many gremlins is by learning how to react to them. Some helpful methods include taking action with affirmations, writing/drawing in journals, and befriending nature.
“Going outside is a digital detox secret.” --Heath Armstrong
Nature is at the core of who we are, which is why Heath encourages us to connect with Earth’s elements.
Living a seemingly perfect life does not mean that you will not experience depression, anxiety, or sadness. And the same goes for living a seemingly hard life. The path to destruction or happiness is not linear. All we can do is learn from ourselves and others while trying to trudge past the layers of muck accumulated throughout the many lives that we live.
Heath’s good and bad days probably look different than yours, and his detox tips may not resonate with you. But if you lead with an open heart, you’ll end up discovering your own recipe for creative motivation, just as Heath did.
Why is it important for PR professionals to have access to all their clients’ online data? According to Adam Singer, without analytics, you can’t know what’s working, how to improve or report your success! In this episode of the Social PR Secrets Podcast, Lisa Buyer chats with social media marketing and data savant Adam Singer to get his advice on analytics. If you’re going to take analytics advice from anyone, Adam would be at the top of the list. Adam started using data in internet marketing in 2006 and began sharing the latest digital trends and strategies in his award-winning blog in 2008. He was Google’s Analytics Advocate for years and now works as the Chief Marketing Officer for Think3. In this episode from the vault, Adam and Lisa talk about why you should always start with a measurement plan and how to make one, why it’s crucial to break down silos when analyzing data, and tips to be more mobile-friendly. Adam reveals how he negotiated data access when he was doing PR for companies. Listen to this episode to find out how you can too! “You won’t know how to improve what you’re doing in life, in business, in really anything, without getting the data, without getting that feedback.” - Adam Singer Some topics discussed in this episode include: His position as an Analytics Advocate at Google Why tracking analytics is important How to create a measurement plan and why you should KPIs What Google Analytics can do for you Why you should have all your analytics in one analysis tool How to negotiate access to data as a PR professional Tips for appealing to mobile Adam’s experience with social media marketing His advice for future PR professionals Contact Adam Singer: Adam’s ...
Are you too hard on yourself? Do you create debilitating mental habits? Is success linked to happiness? If you said yes to any of these questions, then it’s time to shape pain into power and failure into a fortune. How? By being authentic, tapping into your vulnerabilities, and making big strides with small steps! Professionals are often misguided when it comes to the connection between success and happiness. Gi Gi O’Brien, CEO at Global Intelligence Initiative, author of The Self Quarantine Handbook, The Trauma Handbook, and The Intelligence of Happiness as well as the Founder of 111 Entertainment and Nathazelis, says that nothing should ever come at the expense of happiness. Not for your job, not for your clients, not anyone. Drawing from mental health struggles and her fusion of skills in journalism, business, and various sciences, Gi Gi thrives as a consultant, social entrepreneur, and visionary. In this episode of Lisa Buyer’s Social PR Secrets podcast, Gi Gi O’Brien discusses her new book, The Intelligence of Happiness: How to Thrive Using Authenticity, Self-Alignment, and Simple Neuropsychology, how to apply the five C’s to your personal and business life and the best ways to eliminate imposter syndrome. How the Worst Life Moments Became Gi Gi’s Biggest Assets While sitting in a hospital bed after a severe mental breakdown, Gi Gi transcended her suffering. She tapped into many years of emotional neglect and made the ultimate promise: to live a life of authenticity, ambition, and happiness. Years later, during the COVID-19 lockdown, similar darkness seeped into her space once more, where feelings ...
If you’re going to run social media for a brand, what’s the most critical thing for you to know? According to Melissa Fach, it’s absolutely essential to find out the brand’s core values first! In this blast from the past episode of the Social PR Secrets Podcast, Lisa Buyer sits down with social media expert Melissa Fach to get her advice on how to navigate public interaction as the face of a company via social platforms. If you’re looking to improve a brand’s image, or simply avoid tanking it, Melissa is the person you turn to. Melissa is a social savat. She handled the community for Moz, Pubcon and AuthorityLabs for years. She is now the US blog editor of SEMrush and the founder of SEO Aware, a consulting agency. In this episode, Melissa and Lisa discuss the importance of promptness when interacting with your customers via social media, why customer service online is even more delicate than face-to-face interactions, why a brand’s values are so imperative to their social media success and tips to avoid making viral mishaps. Melissa reveals her tips for dealing with angry customers. How should you deal with trolls? How can you help the people lobbing criticism via furious tweets? Listen to this episode to learn Melissa’s guide to ensuring every customer walks away from an interaction feeling positive about your brand! “The big thing is if you answer the wrong way or offend the wrong person you can actually take down a company ” - Melissa Fach Some topics discussed in this episode include: Why answering customers immediately is essential Melissa’s position at Moz The importance of a brand’s core values TAGFEE Why there’s no longer ...