Women Taking The Lead with Kim Gravel and Leading With Questions with Bob Tiede

Women Taking The Lead with Kim Gravel and Leading With Questions with Bob Tiede

A lot of times, women were taught to be seen and not be heard. The strength and leadership in women were not always celebrated. Kim Gravel, a veteran television host, entrepreneur, public speaker, and leader, talks about the message she’s trying to convey through her clothing line and being a leader. Kim believes the message of women taking the lead comes in many forms because we have a sphere of influence anywhere. She shares why QVC is the most amazing place to connect and to launch a business especially if you have a message.

 

Many people think a leader’s job is to simply tell the staff what to do and to express appreciation for work well done. However, the way to be an effective leader is to lead with questions, taking advantage of the opportunity to listen to what your people say. Bob Tiede, a blogger and part of the Development Leadership Team at Cru, shares his passion for helping leaders lead with a question. Bob explains why it is vital for leaders to engage, ask, and listen to what people think and feel.

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TTL 545 | Initiative

Enabling People To Take Initiative with Joshua Spodek

As much as curiosity breeds creativity, many still struggle in taking the initiative and ownership of their ideas. In the entrepreneurial world, an idea-generating culture is what most aim for. Joshua Spodek, the bestselling author of Leadership Step by Step, helps people to spark ideas that may bring down hegemons in the future, per se. An astrophysicist–turned-new media whiz, Joshua helps people unravel what blocks them from creating ideas and identify their trigger points of fear. As he walks us down the three-part structure of his courses, learn how much perception play in your success as an entrepreneur and find out more about his upcoming book, Initiative.
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TTL 540 | Assistagram

Return On Courage with Ryan Berman and Assistagram: Your Personal Instagram VA with Zach Benson

It takes courage for a person to be able to act in the presence of fear. Ryan Berman, an author and the founder of Courageous talks about courage. He has been able to create programs, release a book, and launch a podcast that is courage-inspired. Ryan’s book, Return on Courage: A Business Playbook for Courageous Change, was written to position his last company and to start helping stuck companies or leaders get unstuck. He dives into courage and what impacts it, the difference between call for action and call to action, and why it’s important to find out authentic rally cry.

 

Instagram is one of the most popular social media platforms today. It is an avenue for influencers to share their message to people. Zach Benson is a professional dancer, TEDx speaker, and CEO and Founder of an Instagram management agency called Assistagram. He talks about Assistagram and how it helps your Instagram account grow and reach more people by getting your message, story, and products out to the world.

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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.