If I Am Reactive, Then I Am Not Intentional Says Yitzi Weiner

by | May 12, 2020



In today’s episode of Agents Influence podcast, host Jason Cass interviews Yitzi Weiner, CEO of Thought Leader Incubator and Editor-In-Chief of Authority Magazine. Yitzi Weiner talks about the opportunities of becoming a thought leader, how it helps to build a strong brand, and why we need to improve our communication skills.

Episode Highlights:

  • Jason Cass introduces guest Yitzi Weiner (2:35)
  • Is Yitzi Weiner an Android or an iPhone user? (3:50)
  • What is the last app that Yitzi Weiner downloaded? (10:03)
  •  Does Yitzi Weiner love to win or hate to lose? (11:15)
  •  What does Yitzi Weiner attribute to his success, skill or luck? (15:22)
  • Yitzi Weiner shares his experience growing up. (19:45)
  • Yitzi Weiner shares how he started as a PR agency. (23:56)
  • Yitzi Weiner explains what a “CEO of Thought Leader incubator” is. (26:39)
  • What is Yitzi Weiner’s definition of a thought leader? (28:14)
  • Yitzi Weiner shares how to be a thought leader. (35:28)
  • Yitzi Weiner talks about the immediate consequences of the COVID virus. (43:03)
  •  Yitzi Weiner shares why we have to improve our communication skills. (48:55)
  •  What is Yitzi Weiner reading right now? (53:10)

3 Key Points:

  1. They can’t promise you to become a thought leader, but it’s like an incubator where they will give you the environment, the tools, and the exposure and the guidance.
  2. Yitzi Weiner has a program where they guide leaders to become a columnist. 
  3. A thought leader is somebody who is known as an expert in their particular field, it’s not just someone who knows the information but someone who has a unique perspective in that field.

Key Quotes:

  • “It’s better to be the worst of the best than the best of the worst.”- Yitzi Weiner
  • “Don’t limit yourself to your comfort zone, always try to grow” – Yitzi Weiner
  • “We think that learning ends when you finish and get a good degree. But there are these things that are constantly changing and the more you learn, the more you’ll find more connections and new ideas.” – Yitzi Weiner

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