Author, Thought Leader, And Podcaster John Corcoran On The Power Of Podcasts That Will Help You Increase ROI, Authority, And Legacy

"Remain focused on the bigger future and the potential." - John Corcoran

John Corcoran is a recovering attorney and a writer, author, father of four, and a former Clinton, White House writer, and speechwriter to the Governor of California.

Throughout his career, John has worked in Hollywood, the heart of Silicon Valley, and ran his boutique law firm in the San Francisco Bay area, catering to small business owners and entrepreneurs. 

He's also the author of three books about relationship building and client acquisition and has written for Forbes, Entrepreneur, Business Insider, Life, Hacker, The San Francisco Chronicle, and basically anywhere else that will let him.

He's been the host of the Smart Business Revolution podcast since 2012, through which he has interviewed hundreds of CEOs, founders, authors, and entrepreneurs from Peter Diamandis and Adam Grant to Gary Vaynerchuk and Marie Forleo.

The Deep Wealth Experience has you learn the 9-step roadmap in 90-days. At the end of the 90-days, you create a blueprint to help you optimize your business value. You also have the certainty of capturing the maximum value for your liquidity event.


  • Lessons John learned working for President Clinton and DreamWorks
  • The importance of being deliberate about building relationships
  • How gumption and conviction helps you succeed and overcomes lack of money
  • The end result of marrying networking with content to drive deeper connections
  • How you deliver value when you give people exposure through a podcast
  • Why networking means being intentional about staying in touch with your contacts
  • How to deliberately grow your network
  • How to overcome imposter syndrome through perspective
  • Why you must look within to find how you can deliver value to those around you
  • The power of having conversations based on the normal and natural
  • How researching people before speaking with them sets you up for success
  • John shares his story about his conversation with President Clinton
  • Why networking also means introducing people to each other to add value
  • Why introverts may be better relationship builders than extroverts
  • How a podcast delivers value and has you relevant for other people
  • What you should think about when starting your podcast to set you up for success
  • Why now is the best time for starting your podcast
  • How starting your podcast provides the opportunity to meet great people
  • The power of a podcast interview to get to know a person in ways you couldn't do otherwise
  • Why a podcast gives you access to higher-caliber people
  • How your podcast can provide you with insights into your business
  • Why the content creation of a podcast is superior to articles, books, and blogs
  • Why billionaires make time for podcasts, and so should you
  • How the coronavirus pandemic now makes it easier to connect with people virtually
  • The power of your podcast when you're thinking about having a liquidity event
  • Why a podcast helps you deepen connections in your industry
  • Why you'll get further ahead in life when you are a giver
  • Building relationships that win means being deliberate and thoughtful about what you want
  • Success strategies on how to build out a rich and vibrant network
  • The power of a podcast to keep you in touch with your network and keep you relevant
  • Why you must remain focused on the future and the big picture to help you succeed

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Learn how the Deep Wealth Experience helps you maximize enterprise value. Master the same strategies our founders used to increase their company value 10X. 

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This podcast is brought to you by the Deep Wealth Experience. 

Your liquidity event is the largest and most important financial transaction of your life. 

But unfortunately, up to 90% of liquidity events fail. Think about all that time, money and effort wasted. Of the "successful" liquidity events, most business owners leave anywhere from 50% to over 100% of their deal value in the buyer's pocket and don't even know it.

I should know. I said no to a seven-figure offer and yes, to mastering the art and science of a liquidity event. Two years later, I said yes to a different buyer with a nine-figure offer. 

Are you thinking about an exit or liquidity event? 

If you believe that you either don't have the time or you'll prepare closer to your liquidity event, think again. 

Don't become a statistic and make the fatal mistake of believing that the skills that built your business are the same ones for your liquidity event. 

After all, how can you master something you've never done before? 

Let the 90-day Deep Wealth Experience and our nine-step roadmap of preparation help you capture the maximum value for your liquidity event. 

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This podcast is brought to you by the Deep Wealth Experience. In the world of mergers and acquisitions, 90% of deals fail. Of the successful deals, business owners leave millions of dollars on the deal table.

Who are we and how do we know? We're the 9-figure exit guys. We said "no" to a 7-figure offer and "yes" to a 9-figure offer two years later.  In the process we increased the value of our company 10X.

During our liquidity event journey, we created a 9-step preparation process. It's the quality and depth of your preparation that increases your business value.

After our 9-figure exit we committed ourselves to leveling the playing field. The Deep Wealth Experience helps you create a launch plan in 90-days. Our solution is resilient, relentless, and gets results. Enjoy the certainty that you'll capture the maximum value on your liquidity event.

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