00:00
36:45
In this episode of Work From Your Happy Place, our host Belinda Ellsworth introduces her guest, John McDaniel, a multi-talented theater producer, composer, conductor, and pianist. John shares insights and experiences from his prolific career in the entertainment industry. He discusses the importance of stepping out of one's comfort zone to achieve personal and professional growth, highlighting a specific example where he initially turned down a job opportunity but ultimately embraced it and found it to be a blessing.
John emphasizes the value of seeking support from friends during times of fear and self-doubt, as well as the impact of social media on both helpful and damaging levels. He candidly shares his journey with using social media, from reluctance to embracing platforms like Instagram.
John engages in a delightful conversation with Belinda, discussing his collaborations with leading Broadway stars such as Carol Burnett and his love for music and travel. He underscores the significance of networking, kindness, and seizing opportunities, emphasizing that you never know who may be watching or connected to an event you're involved with.
John recounts memorable experiences with influential figures like Tony Bennett and reflects on the importance of maintaining financial control in the entertainment industry. So tune in to this episode of Work From Your Happy Place to get inspired and motivated to pursue your own entrepreneurial dreams!
Join Belinda’s membership program and discover the art of creating and sharing amazing experiences with like-minded people, all from the comfort of your own home. You get to connect with others online, learn new skills and techniques, and grow your network without ever having to leave your computer screen. To know more, click on the link https://workfromyourhappyplace.com/vip/
Key Learnings:
[00:07:16] Music filled my childhood, sparking my passion. [00:20:16] "Kindness is important, treat others well." [00:21:33] Don't be afraid to step outside comfort zone. [00:26:32] Talent is a business; stay in control. [00:28:42] Social media is a helpful and damaging tool.

About the John McDaniel : John McDaniel is an American theatre producer, composer, conductor, and pianist. He is known as the lead composer and producer of the daytime television talk show The Rosie O'Donnell Show, for which he received six Daytime Emmy Award nominations, winning two.
How to connect John McDaniel: Website: https://johnmcdaniel.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/people/John-McDaniel/100063057767948/ Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/johnmcd123/

About the Host:
Belinda Ellsworth is a Speaker, Trainer, Best-Selling Author, and Podcaster
She has been a professional speaker, mover, and shaker for more than 25 years. Having built three successful companies, she has helped thousands of entrepreneurs make better decisions, create successful systems, and build business strategies using her "Four Pillars of Success" system.
Belinda has always had a passion and zest for life with the skill for turning dreams into reality.
How to Connect with Belinda:
Facebook -https://www.facebook.com/workfromyourhappyplace LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/belindaellsworth Instagram -https://www.instagram.com/workfromyourhappyplace/ Website - www.workfromyourhappyplace.com
In this episode of Work From Your Happy Place, our host Belinda Ellsworth introduces her guest, John McDaniel, a multi-talented theater producer, composer, conductor, and pianist. John shares insights and experiences from his prolific career in the entertainment industry. He discusses the importance of stepping out of one's comfort zone to achieve personal and professional growth, highlighting a specific example where he initially turned down a job opportunity but ultimately embraced it and found it to be a blessing. John emphasizes the value of seeking support from friends during times of fear and self-doubt, as well as the impact of social media on both helpful and damaging levels. He candidly shares his journey with using social media, from reluctance to embracing platforms like Instagram. John engages in a delightful conversation with Belinda, discussing his collaborations with leading Broadway stars such as Carol Burnett and his love for music and travel. He underscores the significance of networking, kindness, and seizing opportunities, emphasizing that you never know who may be watching or connected to an event you're involved with. John recounts memorable experiences with influential figures like Tony Bennett and reflects on the importance of maintaining financial control in the entertainment industry. So tune in to this episode of Work From Your Happy Place to get inspired and motivated to pursue your own entrepreneurial dreams! Join Belinda’s membership program and discover the art of creating and sharing amazing experiences with like-minded people, all from the comfort of your own home. You get to connect with others online, learn new skills and techniques, and grow your network without ever having to leave your computer screen. To know more, click on the link https://workfromyourhappyplace.com/vip/ Key Learnings: [00:07:16] Music filled my childhood, sparking my passion. [00:20:16] "Kindness is important, treat others well." [00:21:33] Don't be afraid to step outside comfort zone. [00:26:32] Talent is a business; stay in control. [00:28:42] Social media is a helpful and damaging tool. About the John McDaniel : John McDaniel is an American theatre producer, composer, conductor, and pianist. He is known as the lead composer and producer of the daytime television talk show The Rosie O'Donnell Show, for which he received six Daytime Emmy Award nominations, winning two. How to connect John McDaniel: Website: https://johnmcdaniel.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/people/John-McDaniel/100063057767948/ Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/johnmcd123/ About the Host: Belinda Ellsworth is a Speaker, Trainer, Best-Selling Author, and Podcaster She has been a professional speaker, mover, and shaker for more than 25 years. Having built three successful companies, she has helped thousands of entrepreneurs make better decisions, create successful systems, and build business strategies using her "Four Pillars of Success" system. Belinda has always had a passion and zest for life with the skill for turning dreams into reality. How to Connect with Belinda: Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/workfromyourhappyplace LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/belindaellsworth Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/workfromyourhappyplace/ Website - www.workfromyourhappyplace.com read more read less

9 months ago