Rusty Shelton is the Founder & Chairman of Zilker Media, Senior Marketing Strategist at Forbes Books, and an active speaker to audiences around the world. He has written three acclaimed books, including his newest, The Authority Advantage: Building Thought Leadership Focused on Impact, Not Ego (ForbesBooks, 2023), which is co-authored with Adam Witty. Learn more at www.RustyShelton.com.
Anthony is an entrepreneur, keynote speaker, and philanthropist who runs a profitable portfolio of websites ranging from commerce to content blogs, without ever raising outside funds.
He is recognized as one of the top customer generators in the world, specializing in the financial services space, running a team that drives over 1 million customers each year.
He is recognized as one of the top lead generators in the world, running a team that specializes in driving thousands of inbound phone calls daily across a number of verticals including health, finance, legal, and education.
He is consistently featured as one of the top “under 30 year old” entrepreneurs and was featured along side Snapchat’s founder Evan Spiegel as one of the “Entrepreneurs that are changing the world”.
Episode 59 is on fire with Motivational Speaker and Personal Brand Guru, Rich Keller. Whoa nelly this is such a great episode! I got to hear Rich speak at the Next Gen Summit in New York and had to get him on the Podcast. Such an incredible positive dude and definitely the type of people that I love having on this Podcast and the people that I enjoy jamming with. Ya’ll are going to love this interview and get ready to take some serious notes!
My Wharton MBA opened doors to the corporate world; being a risk-taker let me ditch it. I have the vision of a creative and the analytics of an executive—a rare combination of right-brain and left-brain that delivers results.
My cancer—then my wife’s—didn’t break me, it redirected me. Paying-it-forward, not an award or title, now defines my success. My Survivor buff symbolizes that triumph.
I energize and create a sense of direction and purpose for every life I touch. Inspiration is my middle name (fine, it’s Scott).
I spent 25 years snacking on Godiva chocolates, Chips Ahoy! cookies and Planters peanuts. Oh, and I crafted their identities, too. Now I’m hungry to help young adults uncover the power of their personal brands.
I bring people together to share experiences, connect thoughts, debate ideas and develop solutions. My energy (and bright t-shirts) light up a room.