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On The Brink Podcast by Andi Simon

 

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026: Ask Andi series—How Anthropology Helps People See Things With Fresh Eyes

Posted by Andrea Simon on Aug 18, 2017 6:00:00 AM

 


Fifth episode of Ask Andi

Here is the 5th episode of my Ask Andi series—short 15 minute podcasts every Friday where I take a question and then offer tools, tips and strategies to help you re-think an issue and tackle it in new ways. In today's episode, I talk about how the tools and methods of anthropology can help companies make necessary changes so it can successfully adapt to changing times.

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Topics: Entrepreneurs, Vistage Speaker, Corporate Culture

016: Gustavo Grodnitzky—Culture Trumps Everything!

Posted by Andrea Simon on Aug 14, 2017 6:00:00 AM

 


Listen now to Gustavo Grodnitzky's fascinating talk about culture!

At Simon Associates Management Consultants, we are anthropologists, and therefore think we know a lot about people and their cultures, but interviewing Gustavo Grodnitzky was an eye-opener. His perspective about how "Culture Trumps Everything..." reminded us that culture is not the after-thought. It is the center of our human worldsif only we can better understand our culture and how it must adapt to the world around us. Listen in and learn a lot. 

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Topics: Culture Change, Corporate Culture

015: Ask Andi series—Blue Ocean Strategy®

Posted by Andrea Simon on Aug 11, 2017 6:00:00 AM

 


Fourth episode of Ask Andi

Here is the 4th episode of my Ask Andi series—short 15 minute podcasts every Friday where I take a question and then offer tools, tips and strategies to help you re-think an issue and tackle it in new ways. In today's episode, I talk about Blue Ocean Strategy and the 5 best tools you can use to find your Blue Ocean (uncontested market space) in a field filled with lots of bloody competition.

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Topics: Entrepreneurs, Vistage Speaker, Corporate Culture

014: Maura Nevel Thomas: Isn't It Time to Regain Your Time?

Posted by Andrea Simon on Aug 7, 2017 6:00:00 AM

 


Listen now to Maura Thomas's great podcast

Maura Thomas is an award-winning productivity and time management speaker, author, founder of Regain Your Time, and nationally recognized expert delivering the unique message that the key to productivity and effectiveness is attention management. She is a TEDx Speaker, a regular contributor to the Harvard Business Review, and was invited by one of the world's largest publishers to literally “write the book” on productivity (Personal Productivity Secrets).

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Topics: Culture Change, Corporate Anthropology, Corporate Culture

013: Ask Andi series: Change can be hard

Posted by Andrea Simon on Aug 4, 2017 6:00:00 AM

 


Third episode of Ask Andi

Introducing the 3rd episode of my Ask Andi series—short 15 minute podcasts every Friday where I take a question and then offer tools, tips and strategies to help you re-think an issue and tackle it in new ways. In this episode, I talk about the importance of company culture, how to anticipate and then adapt to the changing workplace of the future, and the pain associated with dealing with change.

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Topics: Entrepreneurs, Vistage Speaker, Corporate Culture

012: "Yacht Racing" Your Company to Success with Bob Roitblat

Posted by Andrea Simon on Jul 31, 2017 6:00:00 AM

 


Bob Roitblat's passion is helping business owners succeed. This fervor, combined with years of practical experience, is what makes Bob such an outstanding mentor to his clients, showing them how to develop a goal-focused mentality and the competitive skills they need to achieve long-term success. In addition, Bob helps mold them into great leaders whom people admire and follow.

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Topics: Entrepreneurs, Corporate Culture

011: Ask Andi series: Live it Well

Posted by Andrea Simon on Jul 28, 2017 6:00:00 AM

 


Second episode of Ask Andi

Here is the 2nd episode of my Ask Andi series—short 15 minute podcasts every Friday where I take a question and then offer tools, tips and strategies to help you re-think an issue and tackle it in new ways. In today's episode, I talk about blending your work and your life so that you can accomplish great things AND have a great time doing it.

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Topics: Entrepreneurs, Vistage Speaker, Corporate Culture

010: Andy Simon—Confessions of a Successful Entrepreneur

Posted by Andrea Simon on Jul 24, 2017 6:00:00 AM

 


Andy Simon is married to your host Andi Simon. We often go by Mr. Andy and Mrs. Andi to make it easier for you. We don't want you to feel confused. Andy became a partner in our consulting firm, Simon Associates Management Consultants, six years ago after building his last company, Questar Assessment Instruments, into the 5th largest company in the K-12 summative assessment industry.

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Topics: Andrew Simon, Entrepreneurs, Corporate Culture

009: Introducing "Ask Andi" series every Friday

Posted by Andrea Simon on Jul 21, 2017 6:00:00 AM

 


First episode of Ask Andi

Introducing my Ask Andi series—short 15 minute podcasts every Friday where I take a question and then offer tools, tips and strategies to help you re-think an issue and tackle it in new ways. In this episode, I talk about the importance of resilience (in your work and your life) and practical how-to tips for dealing with change.

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Topics: Entrepreneurs, Culture Change, Corporate Anthropology, Corporate Culture

008: Why Leaders Need Coaches to Succeed with Allen Hauge

Posted by Andrea Simon on Jul 19, 2017 6:00:00 AM

 

In this delightful discussion, Allen Haugh shares with listeners his ideas about being an executive coach and the value of your peers and peer groups to help you see your business with fresh eyes. I’ve known Allen for almost a decade now and I have spoken with many of his CEO groups about strategy. The energy his leaders exhibit tell you a lot about the role he plays in the way they lead their organizations to sustain their growth in fast-changing times.

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Topics: Entrepreneurs, Vistage Speaker, Corporate Culture

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