Success IQ

Internationally acclaimed coach, trainer, mentor and speaker Geoff Nicholson interviews experts from around the world, asking them to share their strategies as well as their own personal entrepreneurial journey, in how they created a Success IQ allowing them to get the most out of life and business.
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Nov 15, 2017

Chris Ducker is a serial entrepreneur, keynote speaker and author of the bestseller, “Virtual Freedom”. Originally from the UK, Chris has lived in the Philippines for 15-years, where he hosts the annual Tropical Think Tank mastermind event and has founded several businesses, which combined house over 450 full-time employees.

He is also a popular business blogger and podcaster at and the founder of the personal branding business community,

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Nov 1, 2017

Mark J. Podolsky (AKA The Land Geek) is widely considered the Country’s most trusted and foremost authority on buying and selling raw, undeveloped land within the United States.

He has been actively investing in Real Estate and Raw Land since 2001 and has completed over 5,000 unique transactions. Mark’s company, Frontier Equity Properties, LLC, is an A+ rated BBB real estate company.

Mark has achieved this level of success largely due to his core business philosophy – “Happy Customers Guaranteed.”

Mark is the host of one of the top rated podcasts in the Investing Category on iTunes aptly titled The Best Passive Income Model and The Art of Passive Income. He is also the host of the Land Geek Podcast- Work Smart. Earn More. Learn How.

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Oct 25, 2017

Bill Troy is an Inc. 500 CEO and a natural-born contrarian who, for 25 years, has helped global brands like Sony, Disney and Nestle see the world from a different perspective.

Bill’s forthcoming book, ClickSand: How The Pitchmen of Online Marketing Suck You In and Ruin Your Business, is an explosive wake-up call and warning for business owners about the dangers and hypocrisy in online marketing. In ClickSand, Bill compares giant firms like HubSpot, Google and LinkedIn as well as local agencies and consultants in towns big and small to snake-oil pitchmen of the 1800s.

Bill’s crusade these days is to help business owners avoid or escape the ClickSand trap

before it’s too late.

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Oct 18, 2017
Nathan Hirsch is a serial entrepreneur, expert in remote hiring and eCommerce guru. Selling online since 2010, Nate has sold well over $25 million worth of product through his eCommerce business. 
He is now the co-founder and CEO of, the hands-on hiring marketplace connecting hundreds of online business owners with reliable, pre-vetted remote workers. 
FreeeUp is redefining how businesses are able to hire remote freelancers online.
For more information please visit
Oct 11, 2017

About Finn:

Finn is a Certified Canfield Trainer having trained with Jack Canfield, Americas No 1 coach and trainer, as well as studying with many other personal development experts over the past 10 years including Tony Robbins. He is also an associate of Business Coaching Team at the Coaches Business School

His background is in secondary education as a highly experienced and skilled educator with over 15 years teaching and sports coaching experience both in the UK and abroad. Following his teaching career, he spent 7 years running his own successful Alexander Technique practice working with adults, children, groups and corporations.

Guest Recommendations:

  • Book: The Success Principles
  • App: Headspace

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Oct 4, 2017

Wow I can't believe it has it been a year since I started out on this adventure with this podcast.  I reflect on the journey and share with you the top 3 episoded of the year and the top 3 life lessons as well as share what I have planned for the next 12 months with the show and a little celebration surprise.

Sep 27, 2017
Timothy Carroll has supported some of the worlds most successful companies, leaders, and athletes to dramatically develop their performance for more than two decades. A published author & people expert, Timothy has extensive experience in the fields of cognitive behavioural sciences, self-actualizing psychology and personal development.
A former world-class athlete, he represented New Zealand at four World Championships, competing for over 16 years on the world stage. Timothy specializes in Behavioral change, Leadership development, Organizational consulting, and executive coaching at all levels, for the corporate world and business owners. He currently resides with his family in the Bahamas.
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Sep 20, 2017

Stephen Petith is an Internationalization Architect, working to create Internationalized Businesses and Lifestyles for his clients. He has start- ed, sold, and operates businesses around the world. Stephen is using his skills to help others internationalize their Businesses and Lifestyles that take advantage of the opportunities available in the new and ever changing 21st century economy.

He was the campaign manager for a Parliamentary representa- tive’s elections. A er the successful election to Parliament, Stephen stayed on as the elected representatives Senior O i- cer, gaining valuable experience in Government & Politics from the inside.

Sep 13, 2017

I met Laura a few months ago at a presentation she was doing explaining the importance of headshots and she was talking about how Hitler created his brand, I found it really interesting and just had to get her on the show.

Laura is a Professional Headshots Photographer. She loves to work with clients to express their unique brand through the images created. Always on Location, All around the World.

Guest Recommendations:


Apps: Calm

To find our more about Laura and how you can connect visit the episode page on my website.

Sep 6, 2017

Tim Sanders spent most of his early career on the cutting edge of innovation and change. He was an early stage member of Mark Cuban’s Broad-, which had the largest opening day IPO in history. After Yahoo acquired the company, Tim was tapped to lead their ValueLab, and by 2001, he rose to Chief Solutions Officer. In 2005, he founded Deeper Media, which provides consulting services for leading brands. Today, he is one of the top-rated speakers on the lecture circuit.

Tim is the author of four books, including the New York Times bestseller Love Is the Killer App: How To Win Business & Influence Friends. It’s been translated into over a dozen languages and has been featured in Fast Company, USA Today, the New York Times, The Boston Globe, Christian Science Monitor and on CNN.

He’s a master storyteller who o ers listeners actionable takeaways that produce results right away. That’s why he’s one of the top speakers on the lecture circuit.

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Aug 30, 2017

Bob Stromberg travels continually performing his very unique blend of original story, stand up and shtick.

His work has lead lasting impressions on Fortune 500 companies, raised multi millions for nonprofits, garnered literary and theater awards and broken box office records in the US and Europe. The London Times said, “ He’s a genuinely funny man”. The Chicago Sun Times called him, “... a mesmerizing physical comedian.” Most impressively, Bob has joined a very small group of elite artists who have stayed prolific and profitably busy for over forty years.

How’s he done it? By “Mastering the Craft of Creativity”. In his online class, Bob shares three profound, transforming disciplines that lead to creating a rich, personal reservoir of original ideas.

Guest Recommendations:

  • Book: Born Standing up by Steve Martin
  • App: Apple Notes

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Aug 23, 2017

Business Productivity Coach Teresa McCloy partners with her clients to stop being productive and do what matters. A recovering workaholic who was addicted to all the latest apps, software, and best-selling books on productivity, is now passionate about helping business leaders and entrepreneurs to assess their habits and execute an Individualized Productivity System (IPS) for doing more of what matters.

Teresa is a founding trainer and coach with the 12 Week Year™ system, and uses tools such as iEnneagram© and Life Maps, serving her clients through one-on-one coaching, webinars, and training to discover their unique talents, values and life mission.

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Find out how to connect with Teresa and get bonus material 

Aug 16, 2017


With over 20 years of international senior management and leadership experience with global brands such as Nike and Clarks Shoes, Jackie is passionate about women having a stronger voice in the world:
- Being heard
- Being respected
- Having influence and impact

She devotes herself to transforming women’s impact, enabling them to have clarity and confidence to truly connect with others, be heard and achieve their personal and business goals

With an intuitive knack for getting to the heart of the matter and finding people’s blind spot, Jackie delivers results by working collaboratively; aimed at bringing out the ‘Best Self’ in all, with whom she works

Guest Recommendations:



Connect with Jackie:

To find out more about Jackie you can visit her website or follow her on Twitter or LinkedIn  

Aug 9, 2017

Cort Dial believes the only leader who needs to change is you. He has spent the last 30 years in a variety of environments ranging from corporate skyscrapers to South American jungles. Cort has honed a unique approach to developing coaches and business leaders founded in the core conviction: “Leaders reach the summit of leadership when they can create extraordinary business performance while caring for people.” Cort calls this new breed of 21st-century hero the All-InTM Leader.

Today, Cort is the President of Cort Dial Consulting, LLC where he has successfully guided business coaches and executives from organizations such as Chevron, Intel, U.S. Borax, Disney and Apple to cultivate a new breed of leader. He guides individuals through frank self-evaluation, personal change, and the pursuit of extraordinary performance, he creates the All-InTM Leaders, high achievers who recognize the power of human connection.

Cort is also the author of the Globe and Mail’s 2016 #1 business book; Heretics to Heroes: A Memoir on Modern Leadership. His book introduces a new framework for inspiring and influencing others with his All-InTM Leadership. As provocative as it is practical, Heretics to Heroes reminds readers that history’s greatest men and women were once seen as heretics.

Guest Recommendation:

  • Book: A Thoughtful Life - Joseph Campbell
  • App: DaPulse

Connect with Cort:

You can find more information about Cort at on his website or follow him on twitter, of course you can get his book as well Heretics to Heroes: A Memoir on Modern Leadership

Aug 2, 2017

Sharon Spano has a PhD in Human and Organizational Systems. She is an author, corporate business strategist, work-force expert, professional speaker and former radio host of WorkSmart Live. Sharon empowers business leaders and entrepreneurs to maximize performance, improve employee engagement, and increase bottom-line results.

She is also a Certified Professional Coach dedicated to helping others adopt new paradigms about time and money so that they can step into radical abundance in every area of their lives. Her research focuses on wisdom, adult development, and leadership.

Her work and her new book The Pursuit of Time and Money: Step Into Radical Abundance and Discover the Secret to a Meaningful Prosperous Life are grounded in research in adult human development.

Guest Recommendations:



Connect with Sharon Spano:

You can find out more about Sharon at her website or on social media like twitter and facebook. If your interested in book and the exercises and other material she mentioned you can visit

Episode Sponsor:

This episode is sponsored by Presentation Genius. You might remember Simon from Presentation Genius from way back in episode 5 It’s one of the highest-downloaded episodes because of the sheer amount of content Simon gave away.
Well now he’s giving away more at his ONLY public training course in the UK this year. It’s on September 15th and there’s all the information you need at
What’s more, SuccessIQ listeners can get 13% off whatever ticket you buy, by using the coupon SUCCESS13IQ
Presentations are such a key part of your business success, I’ve seen Simon work and can absolutely recommend his stuff.
Learn from the best and become a presentation genius yourself.
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