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Women inspire me every single day. Their tenacity, wit, enthusiasm, power and grace have provided the world with amazing businesses that have transformed industries. Her Success Story is a podcast that allows these impactful and fascinating women to share their success journey with the world. Their triumphs, along with their failures. Their lessons, along with their leadership. And their determination to follow their dreams. Listen in each week as we talk to women in fashion, coaching, corporate, legal and so much more.

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Jan 24, 2022

Frank King

This week Ivy Slater, host of Her Success Story, chats with her guest, Frank King. The two talk about networking and marketing for your brand, how Frank found his niche in suicide prevention, and ways to help our fellow entrepreneurs who may be depressed and suicidal.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • How Frank learned to network, and the “what can I do for you” philosophy that his mother taught
  • The evolution of his comedy career 
  • How he rebranded himself as an authority for suicide prevention
  • Frank’s marketing tips to live by
  • Why it’s so important to find your niche market
  • The difference that it made in his business to give up side hustles and lock into his purpose and passion
  • A lesson in charging what you’re worth
  • Why the Tedx stage is advantageous to businesses, speakers, coaches, and authors
  • How having credibility, marketability, and visibility helps generate conversions for what you do
  • Reinforce and leverage your brand 
  • How we can help our fellow entrepreneurs who are depressed and suicidal
  • What to look for - the standout symptoms of depression
  • What to say to someone who you see is depressed, and what not to say
  • How to take the power out of depressive thoughts
  • Text help to 741741 if you are experiencing suicidal thoughts 

Frank King, Suicide Prevention speaker and Trainer was a writer for The Tonight Show for 20 years. 

He’s fought a lifetime battle with Major Depressive Disorder and Chronic Suicidality, turning that long dark journey of the soul into 6 TEDx Talks and sharing his lifesaving insights on Mental Health Awareness with associations, corporations, and colleges.Depression and suicide run in his family. He’s thought about killing himself more times than he can count. 

A Motivational Public Speaker who uses his life lessons to start the conversation giving people permission to give voice to their feelings and experiences surrounding depression and suicide. 

And doing it by coming out, as it were, and standing in his truth, and doing it with humor. He believes that where there is humor there is hope, where there is laughter there is life, nobody dies laughing. The right person, at the right time, with the right information, can save a life.

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Mental With Benefits
A Matter of Laugh or Death
Suicide, The Secret of My Success