033: Is That It? How to Create Experiences, Not Just Exchanges [Podcast]

How can we make a difference in someone’s life? Really, it doesn’t take much. Just a few small gestures can make a big difference.

033: Is That It? How to Create Experiences, Not Just Exchanges [Podcast]

In this episode of The Portfolio Life, my co-host Andy Traub and I talk about creating wow experiences for people and what it really takes to exceed expectations.

The idea of this show is this: Go beyond what is expected, do a little bit more than status quo, to make a difference in someone’s life. Being generous isn’t always about grand gestures. Doing small things on a consistent basis is all it takes to blow people away.

As you listen to this week’s episode of the podcast, I hope you are encouraged to make a difference in someone’s life.

Listen to the podcast

To listen to the show, click the player below (if viewing this in email, click here).

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Listen in as we talk about the practical ways to create wow experiences for others. And don’t miss our usual ridiculous (but sometimes serious) predictions of the future.

Show highlights

In this episode we discuss:

  • The right kind of wow and the wrong kind of wow (and how to tell the difference).
  • How to give generously and make a lasting impact in other people’s lives.
  • Some simple ways to make someone’s day (it’s not as hard as you might think).
  • The sad product of living an ungenerous, self-centered life.
  • How to redeem bad experiences through a life that is others-focused.
  • Why generosity, ultimately, wins.

Resources mentioned in the show

I hope you enjoy this week’s episode. Feel free to download it and share with friends. And I’d love for you to take a moment to leave a review on iTunes (this helps more people find the podcast).

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What small things can you do to make a big impact? Share in the comments.