Strategies for Improving Workplace Behavior and Performance

From Leadership Expert Dr. Diane Hamilton

TTL 609 | Think Like Amazon

Think And Win Like Amazon With John Rossman and Experimentation Programs With Chris Goward

Amazon is one of the leading eCommerce businesses around the globe. In this episode, former Amazon executive and the author of Think Like Amazon, John Rossman, provides some strategies and ideas on how to think and win like Amazon. He also shares his thoughts on the impact of perception on how we run our business.

The best companies have experimentation as a core competency where they ask and answer decisions using experiments. Chris Goward, an author, digital disruption expert, and the Founder of WiderFunnel, provides insights on using experimentation as a way to achieve marketing success and business decisions. Chris also talks about conversion rate optimization, changing culture, improving curiosity, and more.
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TTL 608 | Millennials In The Workplace

Millennials In The Workplace With Clint Pulver and Becoming An Expert With David C. Baker

The Millennials are probably the most elusive bunch to figure out, particularly in the workplace setting. The Millennial Speaker and President of The Center for Employee Retention Clint Pulver help us further understand this generation and figure out how to retain, gauge, and inspire them within the organization. Letting us in on what Millennials actually think through his Undercover Millennial work, he gives us a view on the core needs that allow them to be their best selves in whatever environment they are in.

With so much information out there, it has become easy to turn yourself into an expert. Leading you onto the right path to becoming one with his own roadmap on hand is The Expert’s Expert, David C. Baker, the author of The Business of Expertise, speaker, and adviser to Entrepreneurial Creatives Worldwide. David shares some of the lessons he learned from successful firms on becoming an expert while giving his insights on opportunities, perception, and curiosity.

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TTL 607 | Simplification

Innovation Strategies With Joel Carnes and Life Simplification With Gary Collins

Cities and even small towns aim to grow into better places, not just for recognition but for the greater good of its people. Joel Carnes, the President and CEO for the Alliance for Innovation, shares the wonderful tasks that his company is doing for the betterment of communities. It is through innovation that people and nations achieve greatness. With this, Joel dives deeper into the three main approaches to innovation and how they work with the local government.

What is simplification and how can we achieve it? Gary Collins, a life simplification expert and the author of The Simple Life, answers this question on today’s show. Finding our life purpose may not sound so simple, but Gary shows how we can determine it and teaches us how we can answer the magic questions of life – why am I here and what am I going to do with this time? Moreover, he points out how to be healthy in the simplest way possible and not be lured by consumerism promoted by America.
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TTL 606 | Gig Economy

Joining The Gig Economy with Diane Mulcahy and Making It Past Six Figures In Business with Amy Walker

Before it was even a thing, Diane Mulcahy created an MBA course on the gig economy at Babson College. Gaining immediate traction, it was named by Forbes as one of the top ten most innovative business school courses in the country. Diane is the author of The Gig Economy, a bestselling book that has been translated into five languages and featured widely in national media. She joins us today to talk about outside-the-box jobs and what led to her interest in writing about these.

With a goal to help small business owners grow a truly successful company that does not take over every inch of their life, Amy Walker put up her consulting company called Amy Walker Consulting. Amy is a small business strategist, international speaker, executive business coach, and an author. Today, she shares how playing to your strengths, getting the right people in the right places, and putting up systems can help people make it past six figures in their business. She also gives some tips on reclaiming your balance.
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TTL 605 | Overcoming Challenges

Healing And Overcoming Challenges with Captain Leslie Smith

We are taught to make plans – five, ten, twenty years into the future – but, what if something devastating suddenly happens and we found ourselves totally helpless? In today’s episode, Captain Leslie Smith shows us that we can heal and overcome challenges and that we are never helpless or alone. She started a remarkable career but suddenly developed a blood clot and was admitted for complications resulting from exposure to a chemical agent or toxin. Leslie lost her left leg below the knee and vision which left her legally blind. Listen to her inspiring story of courage and determination in this episode.
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TTL 604 | Purpose Centered Leadership

Purpose-Centered Leadership with Sharon Gill and Diversity And Inclusion In The Workplace with Betty Ng

Having productive citizens as an ROI is one of the best forms of altruism any organization or business leader could aim for. Sharon A. Gill, the Founder of Sharon Gill International, has been transforming poor people into more productive versions of themselves. With her advocacy, she shares how she trains leaders through purpose-centered leadership and explains why she mostly works with and empowers women in her training.

Being an expert in diversity and inclusion, Betty Ng, the Founder, and CEO of Inspiring Diversity or ID, talks about how we can overcome challenges while making our way to the top. Betty supports women climbing the corporate ladder, especially in technology-related environments. Through her book, Po-Ling Power: Propelling Yourself and Others to Success, she talks about her inspiring life journey with her mother and their common approach to propel themselves and others to success.
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TTL 603 | How Successful Leaders Behave

Revolutionizing Advertising with Aaron Itzkowitz and How Successful Leaders Behave with Harrison Monarth

People love being rewarded, and with software like Jinglz, you can get rewards by simply noticing an ad. Aaron Itzkowitz, the CEO, and Founder of Jinglz has extensive experience in technology management and in growing traditional and start-up businesses to profitability. He shares what his software can bring to companies who are seeking noticeability and talks about what differentiates it from the gamification of advertising. Know more about how other amazing apps like Verus Media and Rewardz Shop link with Jinglz to identify how the audience react and interact with ads.

Understanding a leadership’s executive presence is critical towards making or breaking a career. Harrison Monarth, the CEO and Founder of Gurumaker, talks about how successful leaders behave. Having worked with 60 Fortune 500 companies, he reveals how he goes about coaching their CEOs and respected leaders. He also talks about the aspects that are holding people back from excelling, such as communication and lack of self-awareness.
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TTL 602 | Innovation And Technology

Getting Things Done Through Innovation And Technology with Scott Amyx and Predicting The Future Through The Past with Michael Yorba

In this episode, learn some great takeaways from innovation expert, keynote speaker, and futurist Scott Amyx of Amyx Ventures and Michael Yorba, the CEO and Chairman at WFN1 News Corporation. Scott talks about some success myths and shares the reasons why he wrote his book Strive.  He shares the key tips on how he gets people to focus on succeeding and getting things done, especially when dealing with global issues. He also dives into the fourth industrial revolution, including ways on how innovation and technology impacts jobs, today’s generation, and the environment.

Michael Yorba shares an interesting concept in market pattern recognition, which involves looking at the past to forecast the future. As interesting as cryptocurrency and blockchain may seem, he compares learning both to learning markets or astrology. Talking about technology, Michael explains how it can impact relationships and generations to come with regards to money management, job creation, and personal growth.
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TTL 601 | Leadership Lessons

How To Efficiently Lead A Team: Leadership Lessons From Dr. John Kotter with Tom Flick

When you want to be a good leader yourself, nothing beats learning from the best. Dr. Diane Hamilton interviews former Pac-10 Conference Player of the Year and an NFL quarterback for seven seasons, Tom Flick, on the lessons he learned from the authority on leadership and change, Dr. John Kotter. Tom narrates how he met Dr. Kotter and shares the amazing leadership lessons he learned from him – from differentiating management and leadership through sports to teaching others how to lead and overcome the challenges that come with it. He also offers his advice for other consultants who aim at helping leaders succeed in a high-level organization. On the side, Tom talks about Greenleaf’s servant leadership and its difference to other leadership styles.
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TTL 600 | Individual Behavior Change

Driving Organizational Change Through Individual Behavior Change with Chris Taylor and Understanding Realistic Stress Levels with Penny Zenker

Books offer us so many great ideas that unfortunately remain without implementation. Bridging the gap between the consumption of information and the application of it is Chris Taylor, the Founder and President of Actionable.co. Chris shares how his company focuses on individual behavior change as a driver to organizational change. He also talks about the actionable process for improved engagement, productivity, and leader impact.

In line with ideas is the language with which we translate those. Penny Zenker, a TEDx speaker and bestselling author of The Productivity Zone, shares her ideas on neuro-linguistic programming. Teaching on how to decipher a realistic stress level along with the different kinds of distraction, Penny shows the power of being aware of how we think and then learning to shift that.
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