This week we will be speaking with Dave Kerpen. Dave is a New York Times best-selling author, serial entrepreneur, and global keynote speaker. Kerpen first received media attention in the Boston sports market in the late 1990s and early 2000s for his unique vending sales strategies at professional sporting events. He went on to appear as a contestant on Fox's 2003 reality television series, Paradise Hotel, and earned additional media attention for his "sponsored wedding" in 2006. He is the Founder and Chairman of Likeable Local, a social media software company serving thousands of small businesses, as well as the chairman and cofounder of Likeable Media, a social media and word-of-mouth marketing agency for big brands. He is the author of the 2011 New York Times bestselling book, Likeable Social Media, the 2012 book, Likeable Business, the 2013 book, Likeable Leadership, and the 2016 book, "The Art of People: 11 Simple People Skills To Get Everything You Want." Early on you will see why Dave is the man to go to when it comes to learning how to be likeable. We will be talking about keys to being likeable and gaining influence whether online or offline. Join me in giving a warm welcome to Dave Kerpen.
Some of the topics we will discuss today include: