The School of Influence

Hosted ByAmanda Russell

Why do some people or brands command cult-like followings, while others struggle to stay afloat? Why do some people rise to social media stardom, while others can’t get anywhere? The answer: Influence. But is it a genetic trait or something you can learn? What is their influence derived from? And what are the takeaways that we can implement in our business and/or personal branding? Author, professor and the Queen of Influencer Marketing Amanda Russell brings you the answers with concise, no nonsense interviews of top influencers across categories. Amanda’s unique dynamic is both engaging and provocative. She and frequent co-host Jason Falls ask the tough questions, to get the real, raw answers that you can put into practice TODAY. No fluff, no BS, just the real story!

36: How to Build an Influential Network and Community to Grow Your Dream Career

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After spending 10 years over-working and burning out while building a credit card processing company into 38 states and a networking events company for over 30,000 people (which she later sold), she learned the wrong way to do it, and then discovered that there was a better way. Darrah Brustein has both inspired and influenced millions to reach higher and dream bigger. Having worked with Shaq, Deepak Chopra, Seth Godin, Bobbi Brown, Jillian Michaels, Adam Grant, Robert Herjavec, Nastia Liukin, Cam Newton, and the list goes on as well as brands like Chase, Visa, Toyota and FedEx, she digs into what it takes to build true influence, and it has nothing to do with ‘following a passion’ or taking great Instagram photos. We were riveted by this episode, a must listen!

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