You get to meet one of my favorite people today! Kim Kaupe is a true wonder woman who has made her mark on stages worldwide as a keynote speaker and the mastermind behind Bright Ideas Only, a fan engagement agency with A-list clientele like Paul McCartney, Oprah, my personal favorite Taylor Swift, and the NY Mets, to name just a few. Not to mention her work has landed her offers from 4 out of 5 sharks on Shark Tank, a role as judge of the Miss USA pageant, and spots on coveted industry lists like Inc.’s 35 Under 35, Advertising Age’s 40 Under 40, and Forbes 30 Under 30.
Today’s conversation with Kim is easily one of the top 10 most valuable episodes we’ve recorded on this podcast to date.
We’re dissecting the case study of how Kim used creative negotiation tactics to turn a “no, we can’t afford you” response into a client paying $15,000 more than what they initially offered.
If negotiating makes you sweat,...