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On The Brink Podcast by Andi Simon

 

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256: Roshni Pandey—To Find Your Happiness, Assemble The Kind Of Life You Want

Posted by Andrea Simon on Mar 1, 2021 6:00:00 AM

Learn how to turn your big idea into a true innovation! 

With the launch of my new book, Rethink: Smashing the Myths of Women in Business,” I have had the pleasure of meeting many amazing women who are helping other women become the best that they can be. Roshni Pandey and I met through the Women’s Business Collaborative. She is a very successful business woman who is now finding all types of ways to help other women. During our podcast you will hear us talk about how you too can take your ideas and turn them into great innovations, and along the way, transform women and their lives. Do listen in!

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Topics: women in business, women entrepreneurs, women leaders, rethinking women in business

255: Nadia Bilchik—How To Master Communication In A Virtual World

Posted by Andrea Simon on Feb 22, 2021 6:00:00 AM

Learn how to confidently and competently connect online! 

We often meet people who just transform us. Nadia Bilchik is one of those women. I totally enjoyed this podcast. A former CNN anchor and host, she had to suddenly pivot and create a new Nadia when the pandemic hit. What she’s learning is that she, like so many of us, have had to re-create a part or all of our careers, even our personal lives, as a result of this crisis. Nadia reminds us that a key part of moving forward is clear communication...with our business associates, our friends, our family, and she shares important strategies for doing this. Listen in!

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Topics: women in business, women entrepreneurs, women leaders

254: Tony Guarnaccia—Can A Better Strategy Really Help Your Business Thrive?

Posted by Andrea Simon on Feb 15, 2021 6:00:00 AM

Hear how you, yes you, can have a wildly successful business!

Tony Guarnaccia and I had a hard time getting together to do a podcast for you. But once we did, we loved our conversation. Tony has an approach to growing businesses which he has developed and honed after years of working with small and large companies, observing how they anticipate what is needed and prepare for uncertainties and change. From his experiences, he developed a process called Democratize Marketing, a way to help business owners create strategies and plans that can help their businesses grow. Do you have a business? Or want one? Listen in!

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Topics: business growth strategies

253: Janine Firpo—It's Time To Help Women Invest For Sustainable Growth

Posted by Andrea Simon on Feb 8, 2021 6:00:00 AM

Learn how to make money investing in the things you care about

All of the women in my new book,"Rethink: Smashing The Myths of Women in Business," inspire me. They are all strong, bold trailblazers who overcame endless hurdles, regardless of the industry they were in or the field they were pursuing. One of these women, Janine Firpo, is the guest of this podcast. I wanted you to hear her talk about her passion and her purpose. When you read her chapter in my book, you will learn how her personal story set the stage for what we discuss today. Janine is on a personal mission to empower others, particularly women, to understand how to manage their money, invest in what they care about, and make substantial returns on their purpose-driven investment decisions. All of us really need to hear this interview!

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Topics: women in business, women entrepreneurs, women leaders

252: Liz Musch—What Can A Successful Woman Teach Other Women? How To Succeed

Posted by Andrea Simon on Feb 1, 2021 6:00:00 AM

Hear what a big difference one woman can make! 

I had the pleasure of meeting Liz Musch on a Women’s Business Collaborative event. She was moderating a panel of amazing women who are deeply involved in helping women succeed across the globeIndia, Southeast Asia, Africa, everywhere. As I listened to her speak, I was struck by the depth of her devotion to helping women, leveraging her own success well beyond what any career position might have enabled her to do. Whether through her non-profit work or as a mentor to other women or pivoting and figuring out her own life's journey, she brings to our podcast a fresh perspective that is very important to listen to, absorb and apply. Enjoy and share with others, and like Liz, may we all find ways to help women become the best that they can be.

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Topics: women in business, women leaders, rethinking women in business

251: Terry Earthwind Nichols—Is There A Better Time To Learn About Imposter Syndrome?

Posted by Andrea Simon on Jan 25, 2021 6:00:00 AM

Hear how to let go of negative behaviors so you can soar

His Excellence Ambassador Terry Earthwind Nichols is an amazing individual for us to share with you. An accomplished author, speaker, master teacher, CEO World Opinion Columnist and a founding partner of the Global Institute for Thought Leadership, Terry talks to us today about a topic of great importance during and after this pandemic crisis: the Imposter Syndrome that far too many otherwise successful people are feeling right now. It is also being called the white-collar PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder). Are you dealing with this too? Listen and share.

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Topics: emotional intelligence, business leadership

250: Tatiana Tsoir—Some Of The Best Ideas For Women To Create A Successful Business

Posted by Andrea Simon on Jan 18, 2021 6:00:00 AM

Women entrepreneurs: hear how to be the boss of your bottom line! 

This was a terrific podcast with a woman who will help you start and grow your own business, today. As a corporate anthropologist who helps organizations change, I thought Tatiana Tsoir’s approach would be refreshing for those of you who listen to On The Brink and for her listeners as well. We talk about the challenges that women face today, particularly starting and building a business. Many people, not just women, have ideas and want to be their own boss. Is this you?Listen to Tatiana address some of the mistakes you’re going to make before you make them.

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Topics: women in business, women entrepreneurs, rethinking women in business

249: Angela Henderson—How Can You Build A Great Business And A Wonderful Life?

Posted by Andrea Simon on Jan 11, 2021 6:00:00 AM

Learn how to enjoy your business and your life!  

Our guest today is Angela Henderson, a wonderful woman from Australia who teaches us how to help women start and grow their businesses and themselves. She has a unique approach to help aspiring women entrepreneurs reach the peak of their performance. This is always a topic of great importance to us and to our listeners. How can you learn the skills and smarts to take you to greater success, from starting a business to sustaining its growth? And once you have that business going, how can you adapt it to these fast-changing times and remain profitable when all around you, things are no longer what they used to be? Angela tells us! Listen in.

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Topics: women in business, women entrepreneurs, rethinking women in business

248: Verity Craft—Isn't It Time You Became The Thought Leader You Always Wanted To Be?

Posted by Andrea Simon on Jan 7, 2021 1:22:08 PM

 Learn how great content gets your business found on the web! 

As content marketers, we at SAMC know the power of great content. Search is all about being the authority on a topic so that search engines know you, prioritize you and deliver potential customers to you. Today’s podcast is with Verity Craft, and as you will hear, she and I spend valuable time digging deeper into the power of content marketing, the changing role of thought leaders and the challenges of social media. Verity's website states: "Conscious, quality content is the creative conversion of passion and purpose into something powerful." Hear how this works!

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Topics: search marketing, women in business

247: Freddie Ravel, Founder Of Life In Tune—Strike Success With The Rhythm In You

Posted by Andrea Simon on Jan 7, 2021 1:20:03 PM

Learn how to bring your organization "in tune" through music!

What if you could listen to a podcast in silence? What might you hear? Your heart beating. Your breathing. Your mind quieting down so it can step out and look inside. What if you could learn how to use music to help your business find its own harmony, its melody, its rhythm, and its beauty? That is what Freddie Ravel does during this podcast. He and I talk about how you can tune up your life with music as a metaphor to give you focus, rhythm and beauty. Freddie is an absolute original and someone you really must listen to. Do enjoy.

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Topics: Igniting Change, business change, emotional intelligence

246: Carl Allen—Can Carl Allen Show You How To Build Your Wealth And Yourself?

Posted by Andrea Simon on Dec 14, 2020 6:00:00 AM

 Hear how to create and grow your own wealth!

Carl Allen is our guest on our podcast today. He brings to you, our listeners, something quite special. He isn’t just going to tell you about how he has made a fortune. Rather, he takes you through the steps of how you, yes you, can find a way to build wealth, too. Most of us dream about having the means to do what we want when, where, how and with whom we want — but we don’t have the first clue where to begin. Carl shows us the way!

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Topics: Entrepreneurs, business growth strategies

245: Lisa McLeod—If You Want To Succeed, You Must Find Your Noble Purpose

Posted by Andrea Simon on Dec 7, 2020 6:00:00 AM

 Learn how to catapult growth by selling with noble purpose!

Lisa McLeod is a thought leader in the field of purpose-based, noble selling and the bestselling author of "Selling with Noble Purpose: How to Drive Revenue and Do Work That Makes You Proud." Lisa believes that sales is a noble profession and loves the opportunity to share her insights on how you, our listeners, can significantly benefit your bottom line by focusing on making a difference in the lives of your clients. Time to sell with noble purpose!

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

244: Bill Flynn—Time To Go Further, Faster And Build The Business Of Your Dreams

Posted by Andrea Simon on Nov 30, 2020 6:00:00 AM

Learn an important key to growing your business!

As a corporate anthropologist who works with organizations that need or want to change, it was truly a pleasure to bring Bill Flynn onto our show. We talked about all the things you need to develop to thrive in these fast-changing times. As Bill tells us, thousands of businesses are started every day. Most die, a few thrive and the rest struggle to survive — mainly through enormous effort, force of will and luck. There is a better way to take the guesswork out of growth: focusing on the few areas that make all the difference. Listen in!

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Topics: business change management, business change, change

243: Lisa Linfield—Women, It Is Time To Get Your Money Madness Under Control

Posted by Andrea Simon on Nov 23, 2020 6:00:00 AM

Hear how to change your mindset and start living your Best Life

Lisa Linfeld is a special woman leader with a passion to teach women about how to rethink their lives by changing their mindset. In today’s talk, she and I share with our On the Brink listeners how to “see, feel and think” in new ways by changing how you manage your mind. I first met Lisa when she interviewed me for her Working Women's Wealth podcast whose aim is to help women take control of their income, their wealth and their finances. Lisa thinks of this as a fight — a fight to get women the freedom they deserve. Our discussion is about how you can get “unstuck” from your mindset that is keeping you from living your “Best Life." Listen, learn, share.

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Topics: women in business, women entrepreneurs

242: Chris Diming—Isn't It Time For A Little Anthropology in Your Business?

Posted by Andrea Simon on Nov 16, 2020 6:00:00 AM

Hear how anthropology can help your staff return to the workplace

What an amazing podcast we have today. Listen in as three anthropologists talk about what the nature of work will be in the near future. With the disruptions brought by the pandemic, we must explore what remote work is being done, what cultures are emerging, and what tools and processes will be needed when we return to the workplace. The three great business anthropologists are Chris Diming, Lisa Galarneau and Racine Marcus Brown, who have each been working on the future of work from a number of perspectives. As you may know, I also am a business anthropologist, and one of the things we do is help you envision what the future of your workplace will become. The future is coming fast, so you better start getting ready for it now.

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Topics: Business Anthropology, corporate anthropologist, Corporate Anthropology

241: Kelly Ruta—Unblock Your Upper Limits And Unlock Limitless Levels

Posted by Andrea Simon on Nov 9, 2020 6:00:00 AM

Learn how to overcome your mental roadblocks to success 

This was quite an amazing podcast conversation with Kelly Ruta. I can tell you that she is just plain fantastic. A clinical psychotherapist for over two decades, she has now turned her professional training into programs to help women, in particular women entrepreneurs, unblock their limitations and unlock their minds to become the best they can be. Our own program, Rethink Your Journey with Andi Simon, is similar in many ways to what Kelly has created...different in our approaches. Listen and learn how you can collaborate with your mind, change your course, and find the purpose and promise you have been seeking.

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Topics: women in business, women entrepreneurs

240: Jessica Weldon—How To Get More Women More Venture Capital Funding

Posted by Andrea Simon on Nov 2, 2020 6:00:00 AM

Hear how to change the way people see each other! 

I have had the pleasure of working with Jessica Weldon at Washington University in St. Louis where she is Assistant Director of Programs at the Skandalaris Center for Interdisciplinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship. My husband Andy and I created the Simon Initiative for Entrepreneurship at the Skandalaris Center to help aspiring minority and women entrepreneurs take an idea and turn it into a successful innovation and a business that can thrive. Do you have a big idea that could maybe become the next blockbuster business? Don't miss this podcast!

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Topics: women in business, women entrepreneurs

239: Matthew Korban—Restore Balance To Your Life Without Compromise

Posted by Andrea Simon on Oct 26, 2020 6:00:00 AM

Learn how to find your "why," a key to happiness 

As you know, for our On The Brink podcasts I go looking for people who have a different perspective, something in their own journey that's worth sharing so you can learn from them and begin to think about yourself with some new, fresh ideas. Such a person is Matthew Korban, a Certified Health and Life Coach. With our SAMC clients we often say, If you really want to change, have a crisis or create one. Well, Matthew found himself in the middle of a major crisis, a health crisis, and it ended up changing his life. Today he's healthy and happy, and spends his time teaching others how they can be too. Take a listen.

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Topics: emotional intelligence

238: Simon Roberts—Do You Know Why We Need The Power Of Not Thinking?

Posted by Andrea Simon on Oct 19, 2020 6:00:00 AM

Hear why anthropology should be part of your business plan!

It was an honor to speak with Simon Roberts on our On the Brink with Andi Simon podcast. Simon is a highly regarded business anthropologist with his firm Stripe Partners, serving clients across the globe with effective, innovative ethnographic and anthropological research. I am also a business (or corporate) anthropologist, and as we talked about both of our journeys, we realized how important it is for organizations of all sizes to understand how to step back and see themselves through a fresh lens an anthropological one. Need a fresh insight? Do listen in.

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Topics: Business Anthropology, Corporate Anthropology, anthropology

237: Dave Summers—How Can You Build Your Digital Brand Effectively?

Posted by Andrea Simon on Oct 12, 2020 6:00:00 AM

Learn how to break through the clutter with your story

I met Dave Summers through Peter Winick’s roundtable for thought leaders. What a treat to get to know him. We spent our time talking about how you can build your brand digitally, creating a personality for yourself through social media. Quite quickly, social media has become an amazing set of tools for you to tell your story through videos, interviews, written materials and groups. If you are struggling during the economic recovery to build your business back again, you must listen to Dave and follow some of his how-tos. They are full of common sense that is often overlooked. If you need your story told, your brand built and your audience expanded, listen in.

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Topics: social marketing, social media

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