Dr. Diane Hamilton's Blog

TTL 723 | Waste Prevention

A World Of Waste With Michael Rada

The world is in a state of shambles because of a palpable lack of proper waste prevention. As it stands, large corporations refuse to practice proper waste prevention because they believe that they’re truly more profitable without it than with. Michael Rada is known as the Father of Industry 5.0. He sits down with Dr. Diane Hamilton to discuss the state of waste prevention in the corporate sphere. Michael brings up a variety of interesting points to consider, so make sure to tune in for this spirited discussion.

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TTL 720 | Subscription Model

The Subscription Model With Robbie Kellman Baxter And The Cure For Sleeplessness With Chris Burres And Dr. Patrick Wanis

In the digital age, the subscription model has steadily become an increasingly reliable way of doing business. Robbie Kellman Baxter is the founder of Peninsula Strategies LLC, a management consulting firm. Dr. Diane Hamilton sits down with Robbie to talk about modern advancements in the subscription model of doing business.

Sleeplessness is a plague of its own, and it can strike anyone, at any time, and in turn, can wreak havoc in the way you interact with the people and the world around you. Chris Burres and Dr. Patrick Wanis work together to bring new solutions for restoring your state of health and sleep during this challenging time. They join Dr. Diane for a conversation about working to cure sleeplessness.

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TTL 719 | Selfless Service

Selfless Service With Jonathan Keyser And The Living Organization With Norman Wolfe

Everything is about selfless service—about succeeding by helping others succeed. Dr. Diane Hamilton sits down with Jonathan Keyser, the founder and thought leader behind Keyser. Together, they talk about the importance of selfless service in growing an organization.

Whether we’re aware of it or not, every organization taken together is a living, breathing organism. Norman Wolfe is the Founder and CEO of Quantum Leaders. He speaks with Dr. Diane about looking at organizations as living beings, and how this will help you sustain development in the long run.

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TTL 718 | Building Success

Building Success With Motivating Values With Tom Lewis

How do you build success in business and in life? Drawing heavily from his decades of experience, Tom Lewis thinks building success entails having a clear vision, hard work, building resilience, and aligning your career with your motivating values. Tom is the owner of T. W. Lewis Company, a real estate investment company based in Phoenix, Arizona known for its quality and outstanding customer service in the homebuilding industry. In this conversation with Dr. Diane Hamilton, he pours out a lifetime of lessons that will help you get your business on the right track. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from one of the greatest builders out there!

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TTL 717 | Talent Development

Cultivating Evergreen Talent With Roberta Matuson And Critical Workplace Communication With Steve Herz

How do you cultivate a sustainable workforce that stays on and builds the organization as they build themselves? Roberta Matuson answers this question with her latest book on talent development, which she talks about in this interview with Dr. Diane Hamilton. Known as The Talent Maximizer, Roberta is the President of Matuson Consulting, a bestselling author, and a leading authority on leadership. Listen as she shares valuable insights on employee engagement and talent development. With the right leadership style, you can be on your way to cultivating evergreen talent.

Why shouldn’t we take “yes” as an answer? In the context of workplace communication and talent development, always saying “yes” can do more harm than good. Steve Herz, the President of the Montag Group, calls this an “echo chamber of yes” where otherwise valuable feedback is drowned out by the constant urge to buy into the status quo. Steve joins Dr. Diane Hamilton to talk about how he approached this question in his new book. In an engaging conversation, Steve takes a shot at the “participation trophy” culture that gets in the way of talent development and organizational growth. Join in and listen to his incredible insights.

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TTL 716 | Successful Leadership

Successful Leadership, Strategizing, And The Value Of Learning With David Cote

Successful leadership takes a lot of hard work in terms of learning and building relationships with the people in the organization. One such successful leader is David Cote. David learned the value of constant learning and being a situational leader to his teams from his decades of experience as a corporate executive in some of the biggest names in the business world. He currently serves as the Executive Chairman at Vertiv Holdings Co., a global data center, products, and services provider. David was also a former CEO for the industrial giant Honeywell and a holder of several key positions in General Electric, where he served for over twenty years. Here on the show with Dr. Diane Hamilton, he shares his journey from being a confused youngster to becoming the CEO of an industrial giant. As a bonus, the anecdotes of his time with the late Jack Welch at GE are a gem you surely don’t want to miss.

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TTL 715 | Anticipating The Future

Anticipating The Future With Dr. Vikram Mansharamani

Anticipating the future and making sure you’re prepared for every possible outcome is a vital and critical skill that’s honed through years of observation, but it’s never too late to learn. If you allow yourself to look at the patterns and the varying behaviors at play, you can put yourself in a much better position to face what comes next. Dr. Vikram Mansharamani is a global trend-watcher who shows people how to anticipate the future, manage risk, and spot opportunities. Together with Dr. Diane Hamilton, he discusses what steps one can take in anticipating the future. No matter where you are or what you do, it’s important to take this step back to see what’s ahead, and with the help of Dr. Vikram and Dr. Diane, you’ll definitely be able to find your way there.

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TTL 714 | Third Party Logistics

The Power Of Third-Party Logistics With Jeff Peterson And What To Know About “Safe” Investments With Chris Kawaja

Much of the success of the eCommerce industry can be credited to third-party logistics, which does the legwork to make sure products are delivered. Dr. Diane Hamilton is joined by Jeff Peterson, the Co-Founder of Geneva Supply. Dr. Diane and Jeff discuss achieving success in the field of third-party logistics.

Investments are only as good as what you get them to become, so you have to be smart about them. Chris Kawaja, the Founder of Upwarding.com, sits down with Dr. Diane Hamilton. With years of wall Street experience, Chris developed a skeptical eye towards traditional financial advice. He now owns a variety of assets ranging from eCommerce businesses to legal settlements and real estate. Together, Dr. Diane and Jeff dive into the fast-paced world of investing.

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TTL 713 | Myths In Entrepreneurship

Myths In Entrepreneurship With Rizwan Virk

There are numerous myths in entrepreneurship that have to be reexamined to mitigate the havoc that they could wreak on a fledgling business. Especially in a field as rapidly changing as technology, these myths in entrepreneurship must be adequately accounted for and deconstructed to ensure smoother sailing ahead. Dr. Diane Hamilton is joined by Rizwan Virk, the author of Startup Myths and Models: What You Won’t Learn in Business School. Dr. Diane and Rizwan tackle some of the most harmful myths in entrepreneurship that could potentially do damage to the business you’re building. Ensure that you’re going down the right path with the help of Dr. Diane and Rizwan.

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TTL 712 | COVID-19 Pandemic

Seeing The World Through COVID-19 With Dr. Mandeep Rai And New Perspectives On Leadership With Kevin Hancock

The world has changed in innumerable ways owing to the looming shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic, but countries continue to live another day. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced everyone in every country to find new ways for themselves to keep living as global citizens. Dr. Diane Hamilton sits down with Dr. Mandeep Rai, the author of The Values Compass, to talk about the ways the world is changing in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Evolving times and evolving circumstances also require new approaches to leadership. Kevin Hancock, the CEO of Hancock Lumber Company, joins Dr. Diane Hamilton to share his story of rethinking leadership in changing times. Don’t miss this inspiring conversation.

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