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TTL 909 Stephen White | Brain Health
Brain health can help you protect yourself from cognitive issues. Issues like having trouble concentrating, making decisions, or innovating. It can also help lower your risk of getting Alzheimer’s. There are times when you have to burn the midnight oil but make that the exception, rather than the rule. Learn how to train your brain correctly with your host Dr. Diane Hamilton and her guest Stephen White. Stephen is the Chief Operating Officer at the
TTL 908 Matt Blumberg | Scale Your Business
Scaling a business can be challenging, but it means having the ability to grow without any hindrances to its progress. If you want to know how to overcome challenges so you can start scaling your business, this episode is for you. Dr. Diane Hamilton sits down with the Cofounder and CEO at Bolster, Matt Blumberg. Bolster is an on-demand executive talent marketplace that helps accelerate companies’ growth. Today, Matt shares some practical tips to scaling
TTL 907 Shannon Byrne Susko | Metronomics
Have you heard of Metronomics? Well, if you are a business leader it might be something you want to know more about. Today’s guest is Shannon Byrne Susko, Founder and CEO of Metronome United. Shannon discusses the framework that has helped CEOs and entrepreneurs achieve success. With Dr. Diane Hamilton, she shares the secrets to help you win the business Olympics with insights from her latest book, Metronomics: One United System to Grow Up Your
TTL 906 | Strategic Approach
Oftentimes, the most complex problems require simple solutions. You just need to take a strategic approach towards problem-solving. These and other valuable lessons are part of this episode as Dr. Diane Hamilton talks to one of the movers and shakers in the creation of the Xbox, Robbie Bach. Robbie takes a look back at 22 years of lessons at Microsoft, including lessons in creativity, leadership and why you should not be afraid to fail. Be
TTL 905 | Cybersecurity Measures
With opportunity comes risk, and you need to understand what risks your business is undertaking with new technology advancements. That’s why you need to learn how to make effective cybersecurity measures to safeguard your business. Dr. Diane Hamilton welcomes A-Jay Orr, author, veteran, and CEO of Simple Plan IT. A-Jay’s latest book, The Art of War In Business Technology, details how exactly you can implement cybersecurity measures in your business. The key is understanding what
TTL 904 | Frontline CEO
The frontline CEO empowers people with information in the organization, expecting them to make decisions. Dr. Diane Hamilton’s guest in this episode is Eric Strafel, the CEO and Founder of SUMMi7 and the Author of The Frontline CEO. Eric talks with Dr. Diane about how leaders need to lead by example. Intentional learning and active listening are essential factors to turn employees into decision-makers. When employees take the initiative, there’s a boost in morale and profits. If you’re passionate
TTL 903 Mike Pagan | Mental Wealth
Many of us forget or neglect to look after ourselves, and this ends up having a negative impact on our mental wealth. How do you achieve and maintain mental wealth? We learn how in this episode as Dr. Diane Hamilton discusses the answers with renowned executive coach Mike Pagan. Mike talks about why the proper mindset, peer support, and curiosity are essential to maintaining mental wealth and how it impacts your life. Curious for more?
TTL 902 | Amazon Business
Many take for granted the convenience of placing orders online and receiving them at your doorstep right away. This is why running an Amazon business these days can bring you huge profitable opportunities. But most people are doing it wrong, and they end up selling their hours and exhausting every bit of resource. Dr. Diane Hamilton sits down with Shaahin Cheyene, the Willy Wonka of Generation X, to break down his secrets in building a
TTL 901 | Thriving Mindset
You need a thriving mindset if you want to get through disruption and adversity. When you have a fresh new idea, embrace it. Turn adversity into opportunity. Companies like Kodak resisted technological change because of their fear of innovation, and look where that led them. Embrace disruption with your host Dr. Diane Hamilton and her guest Gerry Valentine. Gerry is the founder of Vision Executive Consulting. He is also the author of The Thriving Mindset—Tools
TTL 900 | Leadership
There are two things in a company, be it a startup or an established business, needs to survive and thrive. They need the vision to innovate and great leadership. In this episode, Dr. Diane Hamilton gets into a conversation with Stanford University Lecturer and Venture Capitalist Robert Siegel about the changes that are happening in the business world today. Robert discusses the way disruptors are changing how the old guard of business operates and how leaders