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On The Brink Podcast by Andi Simon

 

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072: Gil Cargill—How to Fix Your Underperforming Sales Team

Posted by Andrea Simon on Apr 16, 2018 6:00:00 AM

Listen now to Gil Cargill talk about how to energize your 

salesforce for amazing results!

One of the recurring questions we get from our clients is how to fix an underperforming sales team. No matter what they've tried—carrots and sticks, personal coaching, sales training—nothing has worked. Then along comes Gil Cargill with his novel approach to building sales teams, resulting in exploding sales efforts. In this podcast, Gil's ideas are as relevant to running a productive business as they are to building a great sales experience. 

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Topics: business growth strategies, behavior change, business innovation, business leadership

071: Michelle Turman—Achieving Your Great Success, Now

Posted by Andrea Simon on Apr 9, 2018 6:00:00 AM

Listen now to Michele Turman teach you how to achieve
the success you deserve!

As you know, On the Brink podcast is all about helping you "see, feel and think" in new ways so you can really soar! In this episode, I interview Michelle Turman, bestselling author and Principle of Catalyst Consulting Services, whose mission is to facilitate positive change in businesses and non-profits. It is so hard to drive change. But that is what we must do to adapt to these fast-changing times. In this podcast, we delve into why it's so difficult for individuals and companies to really achieve the success they deserve and could accomplish. Want answers? Listen in!

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Topics: Change Management, business change, emotional intelligence, business innovation

070: Ask Andi—How to Learn Resilience

Posted by Andrea Simon on Apr 6, 2018 6:00:00 AM

 Listen now to my podcast about how resilience turns bad situations into great opportunities!

As you know, at SAMC we are anthropologists and we work with organizations that need or want to change. I do these Ask Andi sessions because I think the questions people ask are so valuable to others and well worth sharing. I love your questions, keep sending them! This one is about resilience. How do you become resilient?, someone wants to know. Tune in and I'll tell you.

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Topics: Culture Change, business leadership, business culture

069: Michael Menerey—Reconstructing Healthcare So Employers Can Win Not Lose

Posted by Andrea Simon on Apr 2, 2018 6:00:00 AM

Listen to Michael Menerey teach us how to lower healthcare costs by challenging the status quo

If you are the founder of a business, an entrepreneur growing your business or a CEO trying to stay in business, you probably are watching your healthcare costs and employee benefits soaring out of sight. What to do? The first step is to listen what to Michael Menerey, Senior Vice President and Benefits Consultant with Alliant Employee Benefits, has to tell us in this podcast. You'll learn a lot about what can be done to manage employee benefit costs. Don't miss this one!

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Topics: Healthcare, healthcare change, business change

068: Stephen Gill and David Grebow—Managing For Success in the Knowledge Economy

Posted by Andrea Simon on Mar 26, 2018 6:00:00 AM

Listen now to Stephen Gill and David Grebow talk about how we need to rethink the world of work

Do you work? I bet you do. Listen in on my conversation with Stephen Gill and David Grebow about the changes taking place all around you in how you work. We have moved from building things with our hands to thinking things and creating them with our minds. Today's "knowledge worker" in a tech startup is very different from the line worker in a plant, yet so many of our businesses have paid little attention to the changes happening every second. Don't miss this!

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Topics: Change Management, business change, business innovation

067: Claire Harbour-Lyell—Disrupt Your Career To Reach Even Greater Heights  

Posted by Andrea Simon on Mar 19, 2018 6:00:00 AM

According to my guest Claire Harbour-Lyell, in order to thrive, you need to follow a four-stage process of Exploring, Experimenting, Engaging and Expanding. In this podcast, she helps you find novel ways to approach your career, giving you practical advice for preparing, managing and creating a more fulfilling work life. She also shares her easy-to-use framework to help make the most of any uncharted transition. You'll come away with a whole new outlook on your life! Enjoy.

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Topics: women in business, women entrepreneurs, change

066: Randi Busse—How To Turn Customer Experience Into A Competitive Advantage

Posted by Andrea Simon on Mar 12, 2018 6:00:00 AM

 Listen now to Randi Busse talk about inspiring your employees to think like owners!

As Randi Busse tells us in this podcast, customer service has evolved into a business strategy that helps companies differentiate themselves from their competition, sustain profitability and thrive in any type of economy, especially during recessionary times. Just what we need to hear in these times of rapid change. I invite you to listen in, learn a lot and let me hear from you!

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Topics: business strategy, women in business, women entrepreneurs

065: Tamara Kleinberg—Break Out of Your Rut and Become an Everyday Innovator

Posted by Andrea Simon on Mar 5, 2018 6:00:00 AM

 Listen now to Tamara Kleinberg show us how to reach our 

creative potential!

In today's podcast I am thrilled to speak with an amazing woman, Tamara Kleinberg. In her book, "Think Sideways: a game-changing playbook for disruptive thinking," Tamara brings to life exercises and ideas to harness your entrepreneurial spirit and unleash your competitive advantage—your imagination! A perfectly blended mix of insightful observations, powerful storytelling and practical tools, this book helps you reach your creative potential. Snatch it up!

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064: Ask Andi series—Want Your Company To Not Just Survive But Thrive? Hire Anthropologists.

Posted by Andrea Simon on Mar 2, 2018 7:59:31 AM

At SAMC, we're thrilled that lots (and lots) of people have downloaded our blogs and podcasts about why so many companies are hiring anthropologists. People want to find out more about how anthropologists can help companies see, feel, and think in new ways so they can evolve and adapt to changing times. So that's what I delve into today, sharing my experiences in corporate anthropology and even offering advice to anthro majors. I invite you to listen, learn and share!

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Topics: Business Anthropology, corporate anthropologist, Corporate Anthropology, anthropology

063: Kelly Roach—Are You Ready to Become “Unstoppable"?

Posted by Andrea Simon on Feb 26, 2018 6:00:00 AM

Listen now to Kelly Roach talk about seeing things with fresh eyes and then making them happen!

As we build our On The Brink podcast to help you grow, we love speakers like Kelly Roach. She wants to help you become “Unstoppable.” And you can. A successful entrepreneur, speaker and author, Kelly shares nine principles that can help you become unlimited in your success, both in business and in your personal life. It's a really great message and I know you'll learn a lot. Enjoy.

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Topics: business growth strategies, women in business, women entrepreneurs

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