Dr. Diane Hamilton's Blog

TTL 884 | Rebel Leadership

Rebel Leadership: Thriving In Uncertain Times With Curiosity And Adaptability With Larry Robertson

The entire world was put to a stop when the pandemic hit, and the disruption called for a change in terms of how leaders adapt. Larry Robertson’s Rebel Leadership was the answer. Larry is an innovation advisor with his work centered around creativity, entrepreneurship, and leadership. In this episode, he joins Dr. Diane Hamilton to discuss this innovative framework for how leaders can and should work with their team to overcome unexpected obstacles. He shares insights from his latest book, Rebel Leadership: How to Thrive in Uncertain Times, to expound on the concept and give thoughtful advice to listeners.

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TTL 883 | Business Development

Business Development During And After COVID: On Employee Developments And Retention With Lynn Thomas

The way business was done in the past is no longer relevant in today’s world. It’s all about employee development and retention these days. Businesses need to stop hiring new people because that takes time and money. Businesses need to start pumping up development with their employees and clients. There is so much untapped purpose in that. Join Dr. Diane Hamilton as she talks to the CEO of Thomas ConsultingLynn Thomas, about business development during and after COVID. Also, join Dr. Diane Hamilton discuss the importance of perception. Learn how to respect different cultures and appreciate where other people come from. Strengthen your perspective of others today.

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Making Difficult Conversations Easier With Roberta Matuson And The Power Of Perception With Dr. Diane Hamilton

Workplace conversations can be the most difficult kind of conversation you have. While we tend to avoid them as much as possible, sometimes, it’s better to get them done. In this episode, Dr. Diane Hamilton talks to Roberta Matuson, an expert on maximizing talent and the president of Matuson Consulting. Roberta discusses what makes workplace conversations difficult and tells us why we need them, and how to make things easier.

We’ve had so many guests who have so much to offer to this show but now it’s time to focus on some of our host’s research. Join in as Dr. Diane Hamilton talks about some of her work around perception with Dr. Maya Zelehic, who is one of the people she has worked with at the Forbes School of Business. In this episode, Dr. Diane discusses perception and how it affects our worldview. She also discusses how our perceptions determine our opinions, our version of the truth, our biases, and how we live.

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TTL 881 | Introvert In Sales

The Introvert’s Edge in Sales and Networking With Matthew Pollard And The Power Of Perception In The Workplace With Dr. Diane Hamilton

Don’t think an introvert can succeed in sales? Today’s guest is here to prove you wrong! Matthew Pollard is the founder of Rapid Growth, a keynote speaker, a bestselling author, and he is also an introvert. His book series, Introvert’s Edge, has been recognized in the industry and even endorsed by Harvard, Princeton, Marshall Goldsmith and more. In this episode, he joins Dr. Diane Hamilton to break down what introversion really means and how it impacts your skills in sales. He shares the introvert’s approach to preparing and planning for your next sales pitch or speaking gig. Matthew also discusses strategies to effectively network as an introvert and channel your energy on the right people.

Perception is an interesting topic that comes in handy when talking about workplace relationships. But what does it mean, and how does it impact us? In this episode, Dr. Diane Hamilton talks about her book with Dr. Maja Zelihic, Power of Perception: Eliminating Boundaries to Create Successful Global Leaders and details the concepts and inspiration behind the concept. She shares that fueling curiosity and understanding perception ultimately leads to better communication in the workplace. She also discusses the Perception Power Index and breaks down the four key areas: evaluation, prediction, interpretation, and correlation. Listen in and learn more about Diane’s paradigm and understand how this can impact your personal and professional environment.

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TTL 880 Rob Cross | Collaboration Overload

How To Prevent Collaboration Overload With Rob Cross And Understanding Perception With Dr. Diane Hamilton

People have certain triggers that add to their stress in the workplace. People want to collaborate, it’s in their nature. When a friend asks for help or when you’re looking to get promoted. You take on extra work for your friend, for your promotion despite the added stress. Rob Cross is a Professor of Global Leadership at Babson College and he joins Dr. Diane Hamilton in his book, Beyond Collaboration Overload. Understand work collaboration for a less stressful environment.

It is perfectly natural for people to have different perceptions on things and we have to respect that. Just how important is it in today’s society? Join in and have a discussion with your host, Dr. Diane Hamilton on the study of perception reality. Learn how people should be open about how they perceive things, in or out of the workplace. Understand the difference of cultures and respect what needs to be respected. Join in and learn how to strengthen your perception today.

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TTL 879 | Abundant Lifestyle

Are You Super Hungry? Create An Abundant Lifestyle With Jeff Badu

Are you super hungry? In this episode, you’ll discover how to get infinite resources to create an abundant lifestyle. Dr. Diane Hamilton’s guest today is Jeff Badu, the Founder and CEO of Badu Tax Services, LLC. Jeff shares with Dr. Hamilton how the scarcity mentality can push people to a life of crime and violence. He witnessed it firsthand in his younger years. Today, Jeff is passionate about helping people open up to abundance. He teaches financial literacy skills you need to build your wealth and become free. Tune in and create abundance!

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TTL 878 | Leadership Skills

Dark Cockpit: What Pilots Can Teach Us About Communication, Control, And Leadership Skills With Octavian Pantis And Captain Emil Dobrovolschi

Are you interested in learning leadership skills from the view of a captain? Join your host, Dr. Diane Hamilton, as she interviews our guests about team effectiveness and productivity. Octavian Pantis is an entrepreneur, and the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Qualians, an international training and consulting company, dedicated to helping organizations thrive while providing an environment where people grow professionally and are deeply engaged. Qualian’s is a leadership development company, and they work with organizations large and small international organizations to help them develop the human side of business performance skills, productivity skills. They help companies have a stronger and healthier culture that attracts talent. Captain Emil Dobrovolschi is a pilot, a pilot instructor, and a pilot examiner presenting to people how to realize a project in a safe environment, respecting the procedures and telling them how to deal with leadership challenges and the different scenarios of emergencies. Dive deep into this episode and learn about leadership, resilience, communication, and team effectiveness!
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How Online Forms Can Save Your Valuable Time With Chris Byers And The Power Of Perception With Dr. Diane Hamilton

Anything that you use pen and paper for is a form. Manage these forms online can save your valuable time for what really matters. Formstack wants to help you find that problem that takes up the majority of your time and fix it. The company’s CEO, Chris Byers joins Dr. Diane Hamilton to discuss the importance of online web forms. Learn all that Formstack has to offer today.

Also, take a deep dive with your host, Dr. Diane Hamilton on the study of perception. Learn how people should be open about how they perceive things. Learn how to respect different cultures and appreciate where other people come from. Strengthen your perception today.

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TTL 876 | Culture, Innovation And Curiosity

Bringing Success Using Culture, Innovation And Curiosity With Michael Hvisdos

What are the things you need to build a successful organization? You need culture, innovation and curiosity, and you need these in spades. In this episode, Dr. Diane Hamilton discusses these three values with the CEO of Inquizo, Michael Hvisdos. Michael discusses how these values affect organizations and how to drive these values for success. Tune in and learn more in this thought-provoking conversation.

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TTL 875 | Burn Survivor

Can You See My Scars? How To Heal From Trauma With Burn Survivor, Samuel Moore-Sobel

Healing from physical scars is one thing but dealing with the emotional scars is another. Today’s guest, Samuel Moore-Sobel, is a writer, speaker, community activist, and burn survivor. He joins Dr. Dianne Hamilton and opens up about his debut memoir, Can You See My Scars?, and the traumatic and life-changing moment that happened the summer before his sophomore year of high school. What started out as a simple job to earn some money culminated into a tragic chemical explosion that would transform him forever. Samuel talks about how he deals with his physical and emotional scars and explains why sharing our stories is important. Listen to his story and be inspired to share yours in this episode of Take The Lead Radio.

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