Welcome to this special reality TV recap edition of the show where AJ and Rory chat about their recent interview with Mike Johnson! One of the biggest takeaways for today is the idea of being yourself, and you’ll hear about how Mike’s authenticity on camera can teach brand builders so many lessons. Other big talking points from today’s recap are how one platform can be used to catapult you into others, the connection between reach, results and reputation in the brand-building formula, and a whole bunch more! Tune in for some amazing pointers about the parallels between performing on TV and building a personal brand!
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Key Points From This Episode:
- One of the key messages Mike shared: be yourself.
- Mike’s tips for how to be yourself on camera which relate to social media too.
- The value of having a strong character for being on TV and building a personal brand.
- The difficulty of performing on camera, even for successful BBG clients.
- How valuable performing on camera spontaneously is, even while its nerve-wracking.
- Mike’s attitude that he wasn’t in it to win a game, but rather to go on a journey.
- How your platform can be used to catapult you into other niches.
- The need to be mindful of reach: you can’t change the world until people know about you.
and so much more!
“One of the biggest messages that Mike shared, which is something you’re going to hear from so many people that we interview, is just be yourself.” — @aj_vaden [0:03:05]
One of the biggest #messages that Mike shared, which is something you’re going to hear from so many people that we interview, is just #beyourself. — @aj_vaden @MikeJohnson1_ #personalbrand #influentialpersonalbrand #bachelorette… Click To Tweet
“Strong characters, strong personalities create great TV and that translates specifically to personal brands.” — @roryvaden [0:04:50]
Strong #characters #strong #personalities create great #TV and that translates specifically to personal #brands. — @roryvaden @MikeJohnson1_ #personalbrand #influentialpersonalbrand #bachelorette #bacherlor #influencer #real… Click To Tweet
“One thing can completely catapult you into another thing. Mike went from being a successful financial advisor to being on The Bachelorette to now getting ready to do all types of things.” — @aj_vaden [0:09:33]
One thing can completely #catapult you into another thing. Mike went from being a #successful #financialadvisor to being on The Bachelorette to now getting ready to do all types of things. — @aj_vaden @MikeJohnson1_ #personalbrand… Click To Tweet
“Your results times you reach equals your reputation. So reach is a huge part of this. If you want to change the world, people have got to know about you.” — @roryvaden
Your #results times you #reach equals your #reputation. So reach is a huge part of this. If you want to #changetheworld, people have got to know about you.” — @roryvaden @MikeJohnson1_ #personalbrand #influentialpersonalbrand… Click To Tweet
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About Mike Johnson
Mike Johnson is an international influencer, global spokesperson, author, and speaker. All revolving on overcoming insecurities by cultivating self-love. He was a breakout star from ABC’s The Bachelorette and Bachelor in Paradise and has since been praised for his authenticity and writes on how to stop pretending in society and let your truth shine upon you by being genuine to yourself.
He’s worked with and represented major companies including Hulu, Smirnoff, and Colgate.
For nearly a decade, Mike has been involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters of America as a mentor and spokesperson. He served nearly a decade in the United States Air Force and also co-founded a non-profit organization raising tens of thousands of dollars for female veterans, as they are underrepresented in the military community.
Mike has been featured across hundreds of TV and online stories, including Good Morning America, Cosmopolitan, People, USA Today, Vanity Fair and Glamour. He has 750K+ followers on social media from across the world.
After years of struggling with insecurity and self-doubt, Mike has taken his set of life experiences to help others learn the art of self-care and self-love through his mantra’s and step by step guide he outlined in a highly anticipated upcoming book being released this year.
Mike Johnson on Instagram — https://www.instagram.com/mikejohnson1_/?hl=en
Mike Johnson on Facebook — https://www.facebook.com/mymikejohnson
Mike Johnson on LinkedIn — https://www.linkedin.com/in/mike-johnson-06870237/
The Bachelorette — https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0348894/?ref_=ttep_ep_tt
Bachelor in Paradise — https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3780132/
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Rory Vaden is the New York Times bestselling author of Take the Stairs. His insights have been featured in the Wall St. Journal, Forbes, CNN, Entrepreneur, Inc, and several other major media outlets. As a world-renowned speaker, his TEDx talk has been viewed over 2 million times. He is the Co-Founder of Brand Builders Group and the host of the Influential Personal Brand podcast. Visit RoryVaden.com for more.
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AJ is a million-dollar consultant and international speaker. Over the last decade, she has built and managed multiple 7 figure businesses and is currently the CEO of Brand Builders Group where she uses her expertise and unique talents to both streamline back end operations as well as creatively engineer the company’s front-facing personal brands.