Ryan Williams is an expert into the world of influence. He literally wrote the book on it, 'The Influencer Economy'. On today's episode he shares how you can use storytelling and emotion to begin to influence others with messages of significance.
In today's episode Ryan and I also discuss being curious, standup comedy, purpose versus passion, collaboration, being unintentionally rich, making your greatest hits, understanding value, depression, and much more.
Ryan is a storyteller, marketing/branding strategist, speaker, and author. His podcast and writing have been featured in such major media outlets as Inc., Success, Business Insider, and USA Today. Ryan has keynoted and taught at Google, SXSW, Vanderbilt University, and USC. He has also interviewed a number of prominent thought leaders like Seth Godin, Kevin Kelly, and Troy Carter (Spotify) for his podcast.
Ryan's superpower is helping successful companies tell their stories in a compelling and authentic way that resonates deeply with their audience. He has an innate understanding of the "influencer" space and how to position yourself for success as a thought leader/brand.
Interview Segments - This is where you can find each section of the interview.
An Intro to Ryan: 1:03 minutes
Going Deeper into the Topics: 12:21 minutes
Rapid Rire Questions: 39:44 minutes