Dr. Diane Hamilton's Blog

TTL 643 | Building Authentic Leadership

Building Authentic Leadership Through Our Capacities With Robert Glazer and Life Lessons From Poker With Alec Torelli

Culture and authenticity in leadership all contribute to a successful organization. Today, Dr. Diane Hamilton interviews Robert Glazer, the Founder and CEO of Acceleration Partners and the author of Elevate, about building authentic leadership. Bob shares his tactics on developing a healthy and high-performance culture as well as capacity-building towards becoming the leader we ought to be. He also touches on the four capacities necessary for achieving that authentic leader level.

Poker may be an ordinary card game but there are lessons to be learned from it specifically on how we can find strength in luck. Professional poker player, digital entrepreneur, and keynote speaker Alec Torelli joins Dr. Diane Hamilton to discuss his realizations about the harsh realities of the world with regards to luck. Alec takes a deep dive into how poker ties into life especially when it comes to handling failures and setbacks.
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TTL 642 | Compassionate Behavior

Compassionate Behavior In Business Success With Dr. Nate Regier And What To Do When You Can’t Save A Life With Patrick Makin

Compassionate behavior is something you might forget about a lot when you’re running a business. Yet, it’s essential nonetheless because it’s a baseline for the relationships you’ll want to be established with your customers. Dr. Diane Hamilton speaks to Dr. Nate Regier, Co-Creator of Compassion Mindset, CEO and founding owner of Next Element Consulting, about how compassionate behavior brings success to your business dealings.

Suicide is always tragic, no matter the circumstances. The scary part is, we don’t always know when it might strike. The President of the Direct Ascent Group, Patrick Makin, talks about how death hits families hard, and how to process this tragedy in the aftermath. Every life is worth saving, and if you know what to look out for, you might just get the chance to do so.
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TTL 632 | Career Advancement

Wisdom In The Workplace With Chip Conley and Leaderships And Career Advancement With Kim Bohr

Generation gap can be a hindrance in the workplace, but not for Chip Conley. Chip is the Founder of Modern Elder Academy and a New York Times bestselling author of many books, including Wisdom at Work: The Making of a Modern Elder, a book that takes a look at the importance of experience and repurposing your wisdom. He is the hospitality maverick who helped Airbnb’s founders turn their fast-growing tech startup into a global hospitality brand. Today, Dr. Diane Hamilton interviews him about infusing wisdom in the workplace that is swamped with smart and young workers. He also differentiates smarts and wisdom and points out the importance of identifying your mindsets and evolving them over time.

As much we try to understand the intricacies of business, how to scale, and all the different elements of operations, it’s all about the people. If you aren’t taking care of the people, your strategy falls flat. On today’s show, Dr. Diane Hamilton interviews Kim Bohr, the CEO of the Innovare Group and a highly sought after speaker. Believing in the strength of the people component of any venture, Kim shares how we can advance our careers by learning how to take care of the people around us.
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TTL 630 | Intuitive Decision-Making

The Impact Of Happiness With Amy Nguyen And Intuitive Decision-Making With Paul O’Brien

They say that happiness is not about what you achieved in life but what you’ve overcome. Career Happiness Coach and Founder of Happiness Infinity LLC, Amy Nguyen, teaches us about taking charge of happiness within ourselves that is backed with brain-based training. Sharing how she did it herself, Amy goes deeper in her upbringing that made her pursue her career of helping women be highly motivated in the pursuit of happiness.

Visionary entrepreneur, Paul O’Brien talks about intuitive decision-making. Inspired from the sourcebook for Taoist wisdom, I Ching, Paul shares the importance of timing and harmony to relationships and how this relates to intuitive intelligence to businesses and organizations. With that, he lets us in on his book, Intuitive Intelligence, and how we can make life-changing decisions with perfect timing.

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TTL 622 | Art Of Mentoring

The Art Of Mentoring: Helping People Achieve Their Potential With Dr. Ravishankar Gundlapalli

Many people don’t know what they don’t know. That is why it helps to have a mentor who inspires and guides you throughout your life. Believing in the power of mentoring, Dr. Ravishankar Gundlapalli, CEO and founder of MentorCloud, is passionate about helping people achieve their potential and reach their goals. Driven to help people make the right connections, learn new skills to accomplish more, and achieve career milestones, Dr. Gundlapalli takes us across the experiences that have changed his life and made him want to share his wisdom with the world. He gives us a peek into his book, The Art of Mentoring and goes deep into the concept of having a personal board and conscious networking while sharing how you can pick out your mentors, the myths of mentoring, and more.
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TTL 621 | Building Resilience

Resilience As A Secret To Successful Leadership With Paul And Dr. Nadine Sinclair

Life is never short of adversities. That is why it is beautiful to see people become resilient, bouncing back from the setbacks instead of falling over. In this episode, Dr. Diane Hamilton talks with the founders of Mind Matters, Paul Sinclair and Dr. Nadine Sinclair about resilience, how it ties to emotional intelligence, and how we can develop it. Putting it in the context of the leadership, they talk about the importance of resilience, now more than ever, among companies as they struggle with various issues—from productivity to burnout. They break down some misconceptions about resilience and how you can make it part of a company’s culture. Learn more about the buzzwords that have been going around today—resilience, agility, and tenacity—as Paul and Nadine help us understand them from the lens of neuroscience.

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TTL 619 | Successful Meetings

How To Run A Successful Meeting With Elise Keith And Overcoming Burnouts With Robert And Terri Bogue

Are you tired of wasting time in unproductive meetings? Host, Dr. Diane Hamilton, talks with CEO and Founder of Lucid Meetings, Elise Keith about productivity and how to achieve successful meetings every day. She reveals to us what makes a bad meeting and how we can turn it around for teams to effectively and efficiently work together. Furthermore, Elise uses The Great Game of Business as an example to further discuss some great systems to use in growing your business.

On the other hand, CEO and COO of Thor Projects, Robert And Terri Bogue, grace the show to dive deep about what keeps people from excelling: burnout. They share how people get burnout and provide pieces of advice and effective tips in overcoming it. Giving a peek into their book, Extinguish Burnout, Robert and Terri help people identify the things that are burning them out silently and learn how to deal with them to become even more effective.
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TTL 614 | Understanding Distraction And Motivation

Becoming Indistractable With Nir Eyal and Motivational Currency With Dr. Rob Fazio

What if you had the power to become indistractable? In this episode, the author of the bestselling book Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products and Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life, Nir Eyal, discusses how you can prevent distraction from some of the addictive tech products. He reveals the hidden psychology driving us to distraction and provides some important steps for us to be able to master our own internal triggers.

When you’re trying to influence someone else, the motivators come first within how you approach situations and what motivates you. Dr. Rob Fazio, Managing Partner at OnPoint Advising and author of Simple Is The New Smart, talks about motivational currency and how it’s different than any other test dealing with motivation. He also highlights the four motives that drive us and looks at some of the differences in relation to generations.
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TTL 611 | Chief Evangelist

Life As A Chief Evangelist For Top Tech Companies With Guy Kawasaki

What is it like working with Steve Jobs? Guy Kawasaki is the “guy” who can answer this question firsthand. Guy is presently the Chief Evangelist of Canva, an online graphic design tool. Having worked for Apple, he shares his experience working with the company and its esteemed founder. He also talks about his current experience working with Canva and what the platform is all about. Imparting some concepts from his book called Wise Guy: Lessons from A Life Guy shares some insights on jumping curves as well as the benefits of doing more podcasting than professional speaking.
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TTL 597 | Modern Day Recruitment

Modern Day Recruitment with Ira S. Wolfe

Recruitment may not seem to be an ever-changing process, but in today’s working generation, some aspects have to change. Ira Wolfe is a TEDx Speaker and the President of Success Performance Solutions, a company that provides hiring solutions, employee assessments, as well as hiring and recruitment consulting. In this episode, he talks about his book called Recruiting in the Age of Googlizaton and walks us through how his company works and who they help. As he explains how he came up with his book, Ira moves on to enlighten us about Googlization as well as his TED Talk and DisruptHR experiences. Learn more about modern day recruitment in this exciting discussion. Continue reading “Modern Day Recruitment with Ira S. Wolfe”