Creating A Little-Free World Through Litterati with Jeff Kirschner and Innovation As A System with Doug Hall

TTL 436 | Litterati

Creating A Little-Free World Through Litterati with Jeff Kirschner and Innovation As A System with Doug Hall

When Jeff Kirschner’s daughter saw a plastic tub of cat litter in the woods, little did he realize that it would be the spark for creating Litterati, a global community working to create a litter-free planet. Jeff is the founder and CEO of Litterati. He talks about crowdsource-cleaning the planet one piece of litter at a time and goes through the process of creating the app and how it has empowered communities to take action.

Dubbed as one of America’s top innovation experts by Inc. magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Dateline NBC, CNBC, CIO Magazine, and the CBC, is Doug Hall – an inventor, researcher, educator, and craft whiskey maker. Doug is the founder of the Eureka! Ranch, Innovation Engineering Institute, and Brain Brew Custom Whiskey. He talks about innovation and why it should be approached at as a system, as well as the key things that make people come up with meaningful, unique ideas.

TTL 433 | CRM Systems

Becoming A Leader with Laleh Hancock and Designing Sales Strategies Through CRM Systems with George Brontén

Leaders that lead differently inspire others to be themselves in their leadership abilities. Life and communication coach Laleh Hancock shares some insights about leadership, giving up control over your staff, the importance of handling your finances, and how curiosity is a critical and direct link to improving motivation and communication-based issues that challenge organizations. She also explains why having long-term vision is a must for every company. Laleh is a management and professional services consultant and facilitator of Wealth Creators Anonymous, a special program by Access Consciousness.

 

George Brontén, a life-long entrepreneur and the founder and CEO of Membrain, the Sales Enablement CRM that makes it easy to execute your sales strategy, dives into the assumption most people have about sales. In an insightful talk, he discusses the right and wrong ways commissions are being implemented by companies. He explains why caring for the buyers and putting them at the center of everything is the key to a successful business. George also explores how CRM can help any sales personnel become more efficient and successful in their field.
TTL 330 | Authenticity

Leading With Authenticity with Todd Dewett and Learning How To Sell with Phil M. Jones

Even with many years of study about leadership at hand, many are still struggling with understanding how people crave connection and purpose altogether. The relationship between leaders and their team is formed better if authenticity is found. Todd Dewett – the world’s leading authenticity expert, best-selling author, consultant, and professor – talks about why this is true and should be applied. He gives great leadership advice on showing our true selves to others and recommends tools to help improve engagement and make people genuinely productive.

 

Phil M. Jones, a truly self-made sales performance legend, speaker, and author, talks about selling and knowing how to get what you want by asking. Taking the higher approach, he talks about the importance of using the right words and allowing people to see through your sincerity in having their best interest at heart. In his book, Magic Words, Phil inspires people to action and lays down the questions that are important to ask as well as what makes a good salesperson.

Cracking the Curiosity Code: The Key to Unlocking Human Potential – An interview with Dr. Diane Hamilton

The following is a guest blog post from by Ton Dobbe – Chief Inspiration Officer, Value Inspiration

Every week I interview entrepreneurs and experts from around the world to share their big idea about new forms of value creation and the potential we can unlock when technology augments the unique strengths of people to deliver remarkable impact.

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TTL 319 | Leadership Development

Leadership Development with Jack Zenger and Advice From The Car Buyer’s Advocate with Paul Maloney

It’s very helpful for someone who is an external supplier of leadership development and consultant of an organization to be on the other side of the table and know what it’s like to work inside the organization. That’s been Jack Zenger’s career. Jack is the co-founder and CEO of Zenger Folkman, a professional services firm providing consulting and leadership development programs for organizational initiatives. He dives into leadership development and shares why he thinks we don’t have better leaders and the major deficiencies in organizational leadership programs.

 

Leaving his hospitality job in five-star resorts, Paul Maloney became a car salesman. After being shown the ropes by one of the older employees, he went from selling cars to individuals to selling cars to corporate companies, big box stores, and the like for almost twenty years. Paul talks about car dealership, wholesale fleet pricing, and his book, How To Beat The Car Dealer Every Time!: It’s So Simple It’s Ridiculous.
TTL 318 | Connectional Intelligence

Growing Your Connectional Intelligence with Erica Dhawan and The Purpose Of Life with August Turak

In this world of hyperconnectivity, what it means to become successful has completely changed from before. Now, teams and leaders get big things done not by simply pouring out their intelligence but by having connectional intelligence. CEO and the founder of Cotential Erica Dhawan believes this to be true, and she shares why some succeed and get things done while others don’t. Erica outlines the three main things that individuals can do to grow their connectional intelligence.

 

Believing in the transformational purpose of human life, August Turak – award-winning author, speaker, consultant and contributor for Forbes and BBC – dives into the philosophy of moving away from being a selfish person into a selfless person. As someone who works with Trappist monks and nonprofits, he shares the journey of how he came to know the purpose of life. August ties it to leadership and how they could provide a vision of meaning to their followers.
TTL 312 | Turning Followers Into Leaders

Turning Followers Into Leaders with David Marquet and Creating Strong Memories with Chloe Doesburg

One thing most people do not get about leadership is how it is not all about telling people what to do, but making people learn how to move themselves. David Marquet, author of Turn the Ship Around and the creator of Intent-based Leadership, is all about turning followers into leaders. Sharing his experience as a submarine commander, he talks about what he has learned about leading people and getting them to do things by stepping back and letting the team speak up.

 

Chloe Doesburg, CEO and Co-founder of Driftscape, is also on to moving people by giving them great experiences when traveling and exploring places. She has created an application and a platform that supports culture and history for organizations to share site-specific stories. Chloe shows us the joy of being able to travel by really understanding the places that we visit. She talks about creating strong memories while showing the great features of Driftscape.
TTL 311 | Transformational Improvement

From Trash Can To Business Mogul with Antonio T. Smith and Building Transformational Improvement with Mark Samuel

When things get tough, a lot of people easily give up and listen to their own self-talk about belonging in the trash can. Antonio T. Smith, Jr. says though that you have to find a way to change that inner voice and stop giving up. Antonio was basically homeless from the age of six to eighteen. At seven years old, he found solace in a trash can when his parents could no longer afford to keep him legally because they were addicted to drugs. Antonio recounts his journey from living in trash cans to becoming the prolific speaker and celebrity business advisor today.

 

With all the change that’s happening, we have to find ways to reinvent ourselves. Mark Samuel, founder and CEO of IMPAQ Corporation, talks about a transformational improvement that can change the game in his book, B State. He wrote it as a new roadmap for bold leadership, brave culture, and breakthrough results. Mark delves deep into the subject of leadership and company culture, and introduces the concept of mid-level leadership and transformational improvement.
TTL 304 | The Wealthy Speaker

Culture And The Power Of Great Storytelling with Mike Ganino and The Wealthy Speaker with Jane Atkinson

Culture is such an essential part of any business, organization, and more. It has been running through everybody’s lips ever since and impacting many companies that want to move their people. Taking us deep into that topic and how the power of storytelling sits in between is an expert on both fronts as well as a speaker and TEDx expert, Mike Ganino. He talks about getting executives, teams, and thought leaders learn how to communicate, connect, and engage the message that they want out. He also dishes out some pointers on how to give a good talk.

 

From one speaker to another, Jane Atkinson shares her expertise when it comes to making people be better at speaking. She is a speaking industry expert, coach, and author who not only helps people to be speakers but become wealthy at that, too. Jane lays down the three stages that makes speaking a profit center, and talks about the path towards becoming a wealthy speaker. Continue reading “Culture And The Power Of Great Storytelling with Mike Ganino and The Wealthy Speaker with Jane Atkinson”
TTL 297 | Transform

Telling Stories In Business with Megan Macedo and How To Pivot, Disrupt, And Transform with Marcia Daszko

Contrary to what people think, Megan Macedo—consultant, speaker, and marketing strategist—believes that our professional and personal lives are not separate. Oftentimes, people take out the human aspect in business. To remind us how interconnected they are, Megan explores the human factor in all of this as she talks about psychology and marketing. As the Brené Brown of marketing, she helps people see beyond the stories that they often overlook and tell them. She talks about going into filming, consulting, and taking an artistic approach to business.

 

Leadership transformation specialist, Marcia Daszko, in her book, Pivot, Disrupt, and Transform, says that 90% of startups will fail while more than 60% of original Fortune 500 organizations will no longer exist. This statistic alone is enough to keep those in business on their toes, working to move past the critical stage of failing. Through innovation and transformation, Marcia lays down a method that will help you overcome this. She gets down into the three kinds of changes, leadership, appraisals, developing your people, and more!

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