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On The Brink Podcast by Andi Simon

 

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047: Tanya Hall—How a Woman CEO Built a Great Publishing Business

Posted by Andrea Simon on Jul 18, 2018 6:00:00 AM

 Listen now to thought leader Tanya Hall explain how she turned a non-traditional publishing business into an amazing powerhouse! 

Get your copy of Tanya's amazingly spot-on book, out now!!!

You must read Tanya Hall's new book, "Ideas, Influence and Income: Write a book, build your brand, and lead your industry,"  a comprehensive guide to writing, publishing and launching your own book...and monetizing your content. You'll learn how to use a strategic and successful publishing experience to boost your visibility and credibility, as well as build more influence and income—all the reasons why we published my award-winning book with @tanyahall and @greenleafbookgr. Tanya and her book are terrific!

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Topics: Andrea Simon, Leadership, busines model innovation, women in business

055: Richard Sheridan—Joy in the Workplace

Posted by Andrea Simon on Jan 22, 2018 6:00:00 AM

Listen now as Richard Sheridan and his team bring joy to work!

I had the great pleasure of speaking with Richard Sheridan, Founder and CEO of Menlo Innovations, and two of his terrific teammates, Laura Elliot and Ryan Heisler. As you listen in on our conversation, you'll hear how you too can change your workplace so that it brings "Joy" to you, your clients and your team who all pull together to get the "job" done. Enjoy!

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Topics: Andrea Simon, Leadership, innovation

053: Andrew Sykes—The Secrets to Employee Habit Creation

Posted by Andrea Simon on Jan 8, 2018 6:00:00 AM

 Listen now to Andrew Sykes teach us how to create positive workplace cultures!

You know how much I love to talk about culture and culture change in business. In this interview, I talk with Andrew Sykes about his approach to helping companies build better habits in their employees to achieve better business and personal results. I am fascinated by the way he has built an entire business helping companies create cultures that reinforce positive habits and eliminate destructive ones, and I know you will be too. Andrew is awesome!

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Topics: Andrea Simon, Leadership, innovation

051: Maureen Berkner Boyt—Lead with Moxie

Posted by Andrea Simon on Jan 2, 2018 6:18:23 AM

  Listen now as Maureen Berkner Boyt explains how to overcome your unscious biases and unleash your full potential!

I bet you'd like to know how to lead with moxie? Maureen Berkner Boyt is going to help you do just that. In this interview, she and I talk about how to unleash the power you have within you by overcoming the biases that squash great accomplishments. As Maureen says, "I create businesses, tools and experiences that allow people and organizations to unleash their full potential." Here's your chance to learn how you can "Lead with Moxie" too!

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Topics: Andrea Simon, Leadership, innovation, women in business

050: Steve Harper—The Ripple Effect

Posted by Andrea Simon on Dec 26, 2017 6:00:00 AM

 Listen now as Steve Harper explains the power of The Ripple Effect!

I bet you want to know what Rippling is? Or maybe even how to Ripple? You are going to love this interview with Steve Harper. Our conversation is all about how, growing up shy and introverted, he learned to build relationships with people. It wasn't easy. But he came upon this idea about Rippling and it changed his entire life. So what is Rippling? The concept that one connection leads to the next to the next, and then ripples well past where it began, changing people's lives. 

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Topics: Andrea Simon, Leadership, busines model innovation, innovation

049: Sara Canaday—You According to Them

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

Listen now to Sara Canaday teach us how to change the way you and others think about YOU. 

Today’s On The Brink interview is with Sara Canaday, author of the amazing book "You—According to Them": Uncovering the blind spots that impact your reputation and your career."  We talk about how to make the critical move from manager to leader, and how to change the way you and others think about You. By the end of the podcast, you'll have learned how to strengthen your leadership skills, improve key business relationships and bolster your performance.

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Topics: Andrea Simon, Culture Change, Leadership, women in business

048: Scot Hunsaker—Turning Employees Into Owners of Your Company

Posted by Andrea Simon on Dec 15, 2017 6:00:00 AM

 Listen now to Scot Hunsaker teach us how to plan for tomorrow's succession today!

Scot and I had a wonderful time talking about how to turn your employees into owners. This is no small task and very important. You might not be aware of this statistic but 66% of companies will close their doors when their current leadership leaves. I find this number devastating. What will this do to our industries, communities and national economymuch less all those employees who count on their current business leaders? There's a lot to learn here. 

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Topics: Andrea Simon, Culture Change, business change, Succession Planning

043: Jay Hasbrouck—Thinking Like an Anthropologist

Posted by Andrea Simon on Nov 27, 2017 8:03:24 AM

 Listen now as Jay Hasbrouck takes anthropology from stuffy to accessible!

It is always so much fun to talk with other anthropologists and Jay Hasbrouck is no exception. Jay has written a terrific book called "Ethnographic Thinking: From Method to Mindset." It's exciting stuff because, as you will hear in our conversation, anthropology and ethnography (observational research) are slowly but surely moving out of their academic silos into the world around us. Listen in and hear why Jay and I are both on a mission to make this sometimes "stuffy thing" called anthropology much more accessible. Enjoy!

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Topics: Andrea Simon, Leadership, innovation, Corporate Anthropology, anthropology

039: Michael Gale—The Digital Transformation Coming to You

Posted by Andrea Simon on Nov 6, 2017 6:00:00 AM

 Listen now to Michael Gale explain how to digitally transform your organization! 

Get ready for the future that is just around the corner—the digital world that awaits us, tomorrow. In this podcast with Michael Gale, you'll be thoroughly excited by the digital revolution and how you can leverage its many opportunities, as revealed in Michael's new Wall Street Journal Bestseller book, "The Digital Helix: Transforming Your Organization's DNA to Thrive in the Digital Age," co-authored with Chris Aarons. Catch my conversation with Michael as he gives organizations the tools they need to work better, faster and smarter by developing a digital culture from the ground up. Enjoy!

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Topics: Andrea Simon, digital transformation, Culture Change

036: Hamilton Perkins—An Inspiring Entrepreneurial Success Story

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

 

Listen now to hear how Hamilton Perkins is ingeniously turning trash into designer travel bags and jobs! 

We are big believers in the imagination and initiative of entrepreneurs. Hamilton Perkins, founder and president of Hamilton Perkins Collection, is one of them. Listen to our conversation about how he saw a mound of trash and an idea emerged. From this "a-ha" moment grew an innovative e-commerce retail business, turning recycled plastic bottles into designer travel bags at an affordable price, all the while adhering to the highest standards of social and environmental accountability. Hamilton's mission? To repurpose ALL plastic bottles going into landfills. Tune in to learn how he's doing it and creating jobs!

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Topics: Andrea Simon, Leadership, busines model innovation, innovation

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