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Liston Witherill

Liston Witherill

Liston Witherill is Head of Growth at Gold Front, a category design studio working with high-growth startups. He writes about systems thinking and decision-making, and how they apply to business.

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How to Prioritize Your Life

A few weeks back I was asked how I decide to do the things I do professionally. I write a lot, I have a podcast, I have a consulting practice and this website, and now I took on a full time job as Head of Growth at Gold Front, a category design studio. Here's my answer.

How to Prioritize Your Life
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Listening Skills Checklist: How to Become a Top 1% Listener

The 5 Rules of Becoming a Top 1% ListenerRule #1: Wait Your TurnDon’t interrupt the talkerAvoid turning the conversation back to yourselfDon’t change the subjectListen intently without planning the next thing you’re going to sayRule #2: Show That You’re ListeningMaintain eye contactIf you’re meeting online,

Listening Skills Checklist: How to Become a Top 1% Listener
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SDS Book: Introduction

The background story of how an environmental scientist studied and wrote a book about selling agency services.

SDS Book: Introduction
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Mindfulness In Sales Conversations

Mindfulness will transform your conversations in sales, and every other relationship in your life. Learn why, and how to develop a meditation habit.

Mindfulness In Sales Conversations
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How to Write an Article Outline (For Thought Leaders)

Good thought leadership is clear, concise, and well-structured. Starting with an article outline will help your writing have more impact, focus, and even rank on search.

How to Write an Article Outline (For Thought Leaders)
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Writing as a Path to Clear Thinking

Nothing will help you become a clearer thinker than regular writing.

Writing as a Path to Clear Thinking
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On Near-Fatherhood and Getting Shit Done

I was recently asked how I'm so productive. It has something to do with having a baby on the way, and something to do with intention.

On Near-Fatherhood and Getting Shit Done
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Growth Implications of Outbound Lead Gen For Agencies

Most agencies survive on referrals. Adding outbound lead gen to your agency can have serious growth implications - here's why.

Growth Implications of Outbound Lead Gen For Agencies
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My Podcast Setup and Signal Flow

If you’re looking to start a podcast, one of the first things on your mind is how to make it sound good. There’s a quite a bit to that question, but I’ll start by telling you everything in my signal flow. What you’ll need, generally speaking,

My Podcast Setup and Signal Flow
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The 1Up Effect: Leveling Up Your Business and Life

The 1Up Effect is an approach to leveling up your business and life, and starts from the premise that you should think of life more like a video game. Thomas Edwards Jr. will show you how.

The 1Up Effect: Leveling Up Your Business and Life