The BYLU Campaign Podcast
Being In Your Know ft. John Livengood
Oct 22, 2019 · 1 hr 9 min
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On this episode of the BYLU Campaign podcast, Daniel and Nathan invite John Livengood, CEO of the DMV Daily, to the show to discuss his journey to becoming the silent assassin of the DMV’s journalist/ publicist space. Here we highlight the importance of shooting your shot, being resilient when met with adversity in the workplace, and legacy. Tune in to this open dialogue as John discusses mental health, how to build a team, and tactics for pitching to large brands/ publications. Thanks for the continued support and feel free to send any questions or feedback you have to


Time Stamped Topics:

  • [4:13] - Background
  • [16:35] - Mental Health/ Trauma/ PTSD
  • [26:36] - USA Today Internship / Being Resilient In the Workplace
  • [38:35] - DMV Daily / 20 interns 
  • [46:59] - Being a Publicist /Working with large publications 
  • [53:54] - Unpaid Interns (Pay your interns) 
  • [59:19] - Influences 


Growth Takeaways: 

  • Face adversity head-on. Stop complaining.
  • To be effective you can only have so many cares 
  • What we go through is to develop empathy. For when we are in a position of power. 
  • The heart of entrepreneurship is creating opportunities. 
  • 99 No’s means 1 Yes is coming. 


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