The Mindfluence Revolution Podcast EP 25: Invisible Contribution

Are you crazy enough to change the world? This is the question both Dr. Matthew and Bruce ask the audience. Our co-hosts go into a deep dive on the importance of contribution and what it means for your business and the community around you. Your business model should be designed around some form of contribution as it is the one thing that inspires people to be great. The guys are both firm believers that anybody can be a contributor. Do not let fear hold you back from showing your expert authority, because everybody can give back.

Key Takeaways:

[0:40] Are you crazy enough to change the world?

[1:40] You can enrich the world and still make a living.

[2:00] Why is contribution so foundational when starting a business?

[4:50] The highest form of contribution is through your own business.

[6:15] Please go to to see the Mindfluence YOUniverse diagram.

[8:20] Your business model should be designed around what kind of contribution you want to make.

[9:30] What is the invisible contribution manifesto?

[12:10] Don’t be afraid to embrace your expert authority role.

[14:35] Think about how you can convey what you know to other people.

[15:30] Contribution inspires people.

[19:00] We can lose sight of connecting our service to the needs of others.

[22:40] You have to get out there and share your message with people.

[24:30] You are the solution to the unmet needs of your community.

[26:10] Who am -I- to be doing something like this?

[27:40] What’s the worst thing that could happen?

[29:20] Challenge of the week? Take a look at the 4-part video course on how to turn your passion into profit over at

[31:00] “You are happiest while you’re making the great contribution.” – John F Kennedy.


Mentioned In This Episode:



“Contribution is really what separates making a living from making a difference.”

“You have a lot to contribute right from the very beginning.”

“There’s lots of things that motivate, but really only contribution inspires.”

“You are the solution to the unmet needs of your community.”

The Mindfluence Revolution Podcast EP 24: David Meerman Scott Interview

David Meerman Scott is a Marketing and Sales Strategist, author, and speaker. David is the author of ten books and has written business classics like, The Rules of Marketing & PR and Marketing Lessons from The Grateful Dead. David explains to Dr. Mathew Norton what he means by, “Advance planning is out – agile is IN!” David also shares insightful examples of several people who are doing real-time communications right and how they’re able to use real-time to connect with their audience and potential customers.



Key Takeaways:

[0:58] People don’t want to be sold, but they do want information to things they care about.

[3:10] Matthew introduces David.

[4:45] What does David mean by real-time communications and how does that apply to business owners?

[7:00] David talks about what Mitch Jackson is doing right with his blog.

[10:35] Dr. Natasha Burgert used the power of real-time communications to bring awareness to the thigh gap craze.

[14:20] The vast majority of people blog about what’s important to them and they’re not listening to  what’s trending.

[15:40] What’s the difference between the buying cycle versus the sales cycle?

[21:00] Companies that sell well are educating their audience and are not directly selling them.

[21:25] How did The Grateful Dead build a strong fan base?

[25:10] How can health care professionals connect with their clients better?

[30:25] Not a lot of people are using real-time communications to make a customer’s experience better.

[31:20] The biggest barrier to real-time communication marketing is fear.

[33:40] David has a free e-book available on his website.

[34:10] Matthew and Bruce have a new 4-part video course on how to turn your passion into profit.


Mentioned In This Episode:

The New Rules of Sales and Service by David Meerman Scott.

Marketing Lessons from The Greateful Dead by David Meerman Scott.



“Our always-on, web-driven world has new rules for growing your business.”

“When someone is on your website, you don’t have to convince them to do the next thing. They’re already there.”

The Mindfluence Revolution Podcast EP 23: Habit

Habits often occur without our conscious permission, and they can be strong to the exclusion of common sense. They can also be powerful drivers of desirable behavior. This episode of the Mindfluence Revolution examines the role habits play in our daily lives, businesses, and view of the world around us. Habits can ignored, changed, or replaced but they can also be channeled for greater success and fulfilment. This episode will challenge you to examine your habits and select good habits with intention.

Join us in The Mindfluence Revolution: Business Breakthroughs for Lasting Success. This is the podcast for individuals who are ready to take their business and personal life to the next level of success and fulfillment.

Before jumping into today’s episode grab a copy of the Mindfluence YOUniverse.

Today’s episode unpacks the power of Habit and how it relates to the leader, business owner, and entrepreneur.

In this episode, Dr. Matthew Norton and Bruce Hurley discuss:

  • The power of habits as a resource
  • Shifting from unconscious habit to conscious daily routines
  • The role of choice in habits
  • How the mind seeks out opportunities to switch on autopilot
  • How habits contribute to a meaningful life
  • Positive vs Negative pathways of habit
  • …and more!

Don’t forget to stick around for the Mindfluence Revolution Success Challenge of the Week.

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Mindfluence Revolution Podcast EP 22: John G. Miller Interview

John G. Miller is the author of QBQ! The Question Behind the Question, Flipping the Switch – Unleashing the Power of Personal Accountability and Outstanding! 47 Ways to Make Your Organization Exceptional. He is founder of QBQ, Inc., an organizational development firm based in Colorado, dedicated to “Helping Organizations Make Personal Accountability a Core Value.”

A 1980 graduate of Cornell University, John has been involved in the training and speaking industry since 1986. He lives in Denver with his wife, Karen. They have seven children, and five grandchildren.

In this episode, Dr. Matthew Norton speaks with John G Miller about:

  • The role of personal accountability in workplace
  • How to eliminate blame, procrastination, and victim thinking
  • The most powerful of all teaching methods
  • The power of asking better questions
  • How humility can make you a better leader
  • …and more!

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QBQ! The Question Behind the Question: Practicing Personal Accountability at Work and in Life

Outstanding!: 47 Ways to Make Your Organization Exceptional

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