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CPA-turned-corporate-comedian and host of the “Green Apple Podcast” John Garrett joins host Damien Martin to explore the importance of bringing your outside-of-work passions and interests to work. Tune in to hear how you can use your passions to be more memorable, build genuine relationships and even create stronger client relationships.
Here’s a look at what’s inside our latest episode:
- About John Garrett @1:49
- 92 percent of professionals have this outside of work @3:28
- Why John started the “Green Apple Podcast” @6:20
- The power of being memorable @10:30
- Be genuinely interested in who you work with @13:40
- How to start building genuine relationships @17:10
- Benefits of creating a workplace that embraces the human side @18:48
- What happens if you don’t focus on your passions and interests outside of work @23:00
- Ideas on ways to build a great company culture @24:27
- What works in some places doesn’t in others @29:16
- Why John is so jazzed about the accounting profession @31:44
- What John loves to do outside of work @33:22
- Use your passion to build client relationships @37:54
- How to learn more about John @39:17
- Don’t be afraid! @42:29
BIO FOR GUEST
John Garrett is a nationally recognized corporate comedian and emcee who draws on his condition as a recovering international firm CPA to deliver messages that hit home with corporate audiences. He’s a professional member of the National Speakers Association and is on a mission to strengthen teams. John received his bachelor’s degree from University of Notre Dame, where he earned a letterman jacket as a trombone player in the marching band. John currently lives in Denver and really enjoys ice cream and college football—especially at the same time.
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