Dr. Jeremy Weisz | Reinventing Learning: How to 10X Your Professional Development Using Podcasting
Smart Business Revolution

Dr. Jeremy Weisz is the Co-founder of Rise25 Media, a company that helps B2B business owners connect with their ideal prospects, referral partners, and strategic partners through a done-for-you podcast service. Dr. Weisz has been involved in podcasting for 11 years and was a senior producer for one of the early business podcasts where he helped to put all of their systems in place and helped them add volume, feature, and edify various business leaders.

Dr. Weisz has also been running his own podcast, Inspired Insider, since 2011. He has featured top entrepreneurs, founders, and CEOs of companies such as P90X, Atari, Einstein Bagels, Mattel, the Orlando Magic, and many more through video interviews on Inspired Insider. He also continues to run his own chiropractic and massage facility in downtown Chicago and has also founded a nutritional supplement business.

In this episode of the Smart Business Revolution Podcast, John Corcoran is joined by his Rise25 Media co-founder, Dr. Jeremy Weisz, to discuss how podcasting helps reinvent learning. They also explain how a podcast can help grow a person’s network, how it can bring in more leads for their business, and create connections with other professionals.

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Here’s a Glimpse of What You’ll Hear:

  • How can podcasting help with professional development? 
  • John explains how a podcast can be used to connect with professionals and recruit new employees
  • Why podcasting can be considered as a forced discipline
  • How does a podcast help introduce people to new networks?
  • What are the benefits of having a podcast in addition to a website?
  • Where to learn more about Dr. Jeremy Weisz and John Corcoran

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Sponsor: Rise25

Today’s episode is sponsored by Rise25 Media, where our mission is to connect you with your best referral partners, clients, and strategic partners. We do this through our done for you business podcast solution and content marketing. 

Along with my business partner Dr. Jeremy Weisz, we have over 18 years of experience with B2B podcasting, which is one of the best things you can do for your business and you personally. 

If you do it right, a podcast is like a “Swiss Army Knife” – it is a tool that accomplishes many things at once. It can and will lead to great ROI, great clients, referrals, strategic partnerships, and more. It is networking and business development; and it is personal and professional development which doubles as content marketing

A podcast is the highest and best use of your time and will save you time by connecting you to higher caliber people to uplevel your network. 

To learn more, go to Rise25.com or email us at [email protected]

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Check out Rise25 to learn more about our done-for-you lead generation and done-for-you podcast services. 

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Episode Transcript

Intro 0:14
Welcome to the revolution, the Smart Business Revolution Podcast, where we ask today’s most successful entrepreneurs to share the tools and strategies they use to build relationships and connections to grow their revenue. Now, your host for the revolution, John Corcoran.

John Corcoran 0:40
All right. Welcome, everyone. John Corcoran here. I am the host of this show and you guys know my story, so I won’t go too deep into it. I’m a recovering political hack, spent years working in politics and in law. I discovered this medium of podcasting about 10 years ago, and I’ve been doing it ever since. And it’s one of the best benefits and gifts I’ve ever experienced in my life. You get to talk with so many amazing individuals. And I’m just reflecting back on the past year and some of the great people that I’ve talked to, one of whom is on the other end of the line. And we started this series in this past year of doing live episodes where we go deep on talking about a topic related to podcasting and content marketing. And that’s what we do at Rise25, where we help b2b businesses with the strategy and the production that they need to create a podcast that produces tremendous ROI and connects them with their ideal prospects and referral partners.

And before we get started with this episode, I want to give a big shout out to two people. Dan Rollins over at LiveWire Films. He’s a video strategist, really smart guy, and doing great things with video. So check him out. And then also Alexi Cashen of the Alexi Cashen Podcast and Elenteny Imports. Alexi started a podcast last year and we’ve been privileged to work with her on it. And we just recorded a big episode that’s coming up this Friday talking about all the amazing insights and ideas and relationships that have come from doing her podcast. So that’ll be released on Friday. I’m really excited for that episode with her. But today, we’re going to be talking about how to learn faster. How this is kind of one of those unexpected benefits of doing a podcast and Jeremy, you and I talked about podcasting as a Swiss Army knife. It’s like a tool that can do so many different things at once. There are so many benefits, business development, content, marketing, referral, marketing, up leveling your network strategic partnerships, there are so many different ways in which a podcast can benefit you and bring value to your life. Even if you build a tremendous Joe Rogan size audience, I would continue doing it because of all those benefits. And professional development is a huge one. I can say over the last 10 years, there have been individual conversations I can think of that wouldn’t have happened unless I was doing it for the podcast and insights that came from that, which resulted in massive changes and impact to my business. And I don’t know of any better way, frankly, to be able to talk to smart people, ask some questions and learn. So let’s dive into this topic Jeremy. So what do you think of when I say podcasting is professional development? It is constant learning.

Jeremy Weisz 3:18
Yeah, I think the best advice that I’ve ever been given was, find a mentor. And that can mean in health that can mean in wealth. That can mean in anything we can go more specific, which I know talking about finding a salesperson like specific advice, it could be an investment. So the best advice I’ve ever gotten is find someone who’s done what you want to do or is doing what you want to do. And we found no better way to do that. If there’s something in your life you mentioned, learn faster. leapfrog the learning curve by going to someone that you want to learn from and you could have them on your show and actually learn from that person. Like let’s say, you know what, I mean, there’s a book I read, one of one of my favorites, “Never Split the Difference” by Chris Voss and I read it. He’s an ex-hostage negotiator, FBI hostage negotiator. I got it. Not for business, but for parenting because kids if you have kids, it is I swear to God, it’s like a hostage. Like, you’re not going like I’m not putting my shirt. I’m not putting on my jacket. I’m not doing this. It’s like there’s a stand on nothing you can do about it. standoff, right? How many standoffs? Do you go through a day? With your four kids? Yeah, I mean, stop touching him. Don’t do that. But it’s like everything right? And so I listened to that book for parenting purposes. Okay, if he deals with terrorists, then maybe I can apply some of the same methodology, the same methods to negotiate with my kids, but