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TTL 586 | Becoming A Great Leader
There are so many ingredients to producing a great leader who can also produce high performing teams. In this episode, John Spence who is recognized as one of the top business thought leaders and leadership development experts in the world shares his insights on how to become a great leader. Recognizing that leadership is all about dealing with others, John teaches us how to deal with people and the importance of understanding organization culture. Presenting
TTL 585 | Implementing Beneficial AI
AI may seem like the new black, but it’s not new technology. AI has actually been around for 70 years, and it originally meant emulating human level intelligence in machines. Virtual environment and cognition expert and innovation strategy consultant Dr. Valerie Morignat talks about beneficial AI or the use of AI to positively impact the world. Dr. Morignat is also an experienced entrepreneur and executive, a global keynote speaker, and AI ethics and strategy expert.
TTL 584 | Ideal Corporate Culture
The world is rapidly changing, and the corporate realm is right along with it. Every day, there are more and more reasons to question the status quo and break free from the norms that everyone is used to. Intrapreneur Greg Larkin shares the story of how he was able to foresee one of the most devastating financial crisis since the Great Depression and the backlash he received. With his book, This Might Get Me Fired,
TTL 583 | Experience Design
“Steve is what happens when the humor of a stand-up comic collides with the inspiration of motivational speaker.” That is how one newspaper described Steve Gilliland, a top-rated master storyteller and brilliant comedian. A member of the Speaker Hall of Fame, Steve talks about the pivot he made to pursue his greatest passion, speaking. In this episode, he shares his love for his craft – which is to make funny stories, not just funny jokes
TTL 582 | Being Nice In Business
In the business world, being nice is often unfortunately seen as being weak. In this episode, Fran Hauser, a long-time media executive and startup investor, shares the value of being nice and how it’s seen as a disadvantage in the business world. Fran is the bestselling author of The Myth of the Nice Girl where she deconstructs the negative perception of “niceness” that many women struggle with in the business world. In this episode, she
TTL 581 | Business Coaching
Having bought broken companies and fixed them, Brad Sugars was known as the “turnaround kid” during his younger days. Now, a big part of his life is writing books and coaching. He started the ActionCOACH brand in 1994 in Brisbane, Australia which is ranked as the Leading Business Coaching Franchise by Entrepreneur magazine and operates in more than 70 countries with over a thousand coaches around the world coaching more than 15,000 businesses. Brad gets
TTL 580 | Military And Politics
The political landscape is buzzing with left and right debates, and it is easy to overlook the vital issues in society. In this episode, Lieutenant Colonel (Ret) Allen West talks military and politics. Lieutenant Colonel (Ret) West is a combat veteran, political commentator, and former Member of the US Congress. He is a Fox News contributor, Senior Fellow of the Media Research Center, contributing columnist, and author. In this special episode, he talks about leadership,
TTL 579 | Emotional Intelligence
Power Connector Rich Lofgren shares how he was able to connect with powerful people and how he eventually decided to create his own consulting firm. He recounts how he met Kevin Harrington and how they tried hooking the big sharks together, which they did. Rich also talks about the products that they are trying to get patented and touches on some of their big-time clients whom they met in some huge events. In a world
TTL 578 | Hacking The Human Behavior
You can understand people by simply looking at how they behave. Human behavior hacker Susan Ibitz of Human Behavior Lab has been hacking people for 27 years. Susan talks a little bit about her background, including being dyslexic, studying psychology, and producing a TV show. In this episode, she introduces her technique called hacking which includes face reading, personality assessments, micro-expressions, body language, deception detection, statement analysis, and forensic. Susan says culture equates to intelligence
TTL 577 | Achieving True Happiness
People have this mentality that success is being a billionaire and that’s it. However, Gene Anderson believes success is when you’re happy. Marketing mogul Gene is the CEO of Moto Sign and Media Corporation and CEO of Gene opens up about how he became rich at a very young age only to lose his fortune on racehorses, and how he re-invested his money and found true happiness and success. Join host, Dr. Diane Hamilton