Being In Your Know

October 22, 2019
Season 2 | Episode 19
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John Livengood CEO of the DMV Daily, shares his journey to becoming the silent assassin of the DMV’s journalist/ publicist space. Tune as we discuss mental health, how to build a team, and tactics for pitching to large brands/ publications.

On this episode of the BYLU Campaign podcast, Daniel and Nathan invite John Livengood, CEO of the DMV Daily, to the show to discuss his journey to becoming the silent assassin of the DMV’s journalist/ publicist space. Here we highlight the importance of shooting your shot, being resilient when met with adversity in the workplace, and legacy. Tune in to this open dialogue as John discusses mental health, how to build a team, and tactics for pitching to large brands/ publications.

Growth Takeaways:

  • Face adversity head-on. Stop complaining.
  • To be effective you can only have so many cares
  • What we go through is to develop empathy. For when we are in a position of power.
  • The heart of entrepreneurship is creating opportunities.
  • 99 No’s means 1 Yes is coming.

Time Stamped Topics:

  • [4:13] - Background
  • [16:35] - Mental Health/ Trauma/ PTSD
  • [26:36] - USA Today Internship / Being Resilient In the Workplace
  • [38:35] - DMV Daily / 20 interns
  • [46:59] - Being a Publicist /Working with large publications
  • [53:54] - Unpaid Interns (Pay your interns)
  • [59:19] - Influences

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