Corey Poirier is an award winning Keynote speaker and International Best-Selling Author who has appeared on television specials on Eastlink and Tellie TV. He has presented TEDx and MoMonday’s Talks and has interviewed more than 3400 Super-Achievers, is a seasoned Stand-up Comedian, and a Rock Recording of the Year Nominee.
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- [01:40] – Corey was raised by a single mother, which greatly changed his life
- [02:18] – Corey used to sell copiers door-to-door
- [03:56] – How Corey generates revenue: speaking and a podcast
- [05:08] – Worst Entrepreneurial Moment: Running a business that was holding Corey back
- [06:17] – The realization of being held back
- [09:39] – Just because something is successful doesn’t mean it’s the right road to take
- [10:15] — Entrepreneurial AH-HA Moment: Realizing how much of a difference you can make as a speaker in other people’s lives
- [11:07] – Don’t overlook the power of the invisible ripple.
- [12:42] – Just because it doesn’t look sexy to other people, doesn’t mean it’s not a worthy pursuit
- [13:14] —Biggest weakness?–Details
- [13:35] –Biggest strength?–Passion
- [14:25] – What has Corey most fired up today? –Finally launching a speaking program where he can TEACH people
- [15:39] – TheSpeakingProgram.com
- [17:24] – The Lightning Round
- What was holding you back from becoming an entrepreneur? – Nothing
- What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever received? – Work smarter, not harder
- What’s a personal habit that contributes to your success? – Incorporate an hour of power into your life
- Share an internet resource, like Evernote, with Fire Nation – Stitcher
- If you could recommend one book to our listeners, what would it be and why? – Think and Grow Rich
- [21:47] –Make sure you’re living with passion
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