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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

083: Mike Pierce—Leading At 90 Below Zero

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

 Listen now as Mike Pierce tells us what makes a great leader!

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Mike Pierce (Antarctic Mike), a highly engaging business speaker who, when he's not giving keynote presentations, can often be found at the bottom of the world. What's so interesting about Mike is that he looks at leadership in a very unique way—through the lens of Antarctic history—and draws powerful connections between polar expeditions and the real world of business. I know you'll really enjoy Antarctic Mike! 

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Topics: busines model innovation

082: Karen Guzicki and Mike Schuler—The Power of Reconciliation

Posted by Andrea Simon on Jun 11, 2018 6:00:00 AM

 Listen now as Karen Guzicki and Mike Schuler teach us how to create harmonious teams!

As a corporate anthropologistI found my recent podcast with Karen Guzicki and Mike Schuler fascinating on many levels. As consultants in the Executive and Organizational Development space, they focus on how people's behaviors influence their roles in work teams. (Right up my alley.) And what they've found after 40 years of working with team dynamics is that when a rogue player tries to highjack the group, a process of reconciliation brings harmony to the team and gets everyone back on track. Good stuff! You'll enjoy it. 

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Topics: busines model innovation

057: Ask Andi series—What's Hot and What's Not

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

Listen now to my podcast about today's trends and how you need to adapt now!     

As I go around the country doing workshops and keynote speeches and working with clients, I’ve begun to observe overall cultural changes that are going on, both in American society and across the world. So I thought today I would talk about a question I received recently about what do I see that's hot and what do I see that's not, and how these trends can help business leaders see, feel and think about their companies in new ways. A lot to learn here and react to. Enjoy!

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Topics: Trends From The Trenches, Emerging Trends, women entrepreneurs, new customers, busines model innovation, Corporate Anthropology

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

046: Dale Richards—Ready to Increase Your Business Revenue, Profits and Value?

Posted by Andrea Simon on Dec 8, 2017 6:00:00 AM

Listen now to Dale Richards teach us how to increase productivity! 

In this highly informative podcast, Dale shares with us how he helps companies really “soar,” something he has done over and over again for his own and his clients' businesses. Founder of 35 hi-tech companies (for which he helped raise $500 million in capital) and master of 20+ technology license deals, Dale explains the secrets to his success so you can soar, too. Listen in!

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Topics: busines model innovation, Leadership

042: Lisa Perrine—Exciting Times to Rebuild A Business

Posted by Andrea Simon on Nov 20, 2017 6:00:00 AM

Listen now to Lisa Perrine's great podcast about high performance!

Are you an entrepreneur or a CEO of a growing business? Do you work for one? You must listen to my interview with Lisa Perrine about how this accomplished CEO is growing her business by leaps and bounds, continuously adapting it for changing times. Her lessons-learned could really help you grow yours in today's business environment. Don't miss it!

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Topics: Corporate Culture, Culture Change, busines model innovation

040: Carmen Effron—Digitization of the Customer Journey

Posted by Andrea Simon on Nov 13, 2017 12:53:40 PM

 Listen now to Carmen Effron talk about about creating better customer experiences!

I bet you are struggling with today's abundance of data, wondering how to make sense of it. In this podcast interview, Carmen Effron and I dig deeply into how data and the marketing strategies around it are being used by financial services, insurance companies and investment firms—Carmen's areas of expertise. Businesses large and small are rethinking their approaches to reach and retain their consumers, fueled by data. Take a listen!

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Topics: Corporate Culture, Culture Change, Innovation Games, busines model innovation

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

035: Luke Hohmann—Building Better Teams Using Collaborative Games

Posted by Andrea Simon on Oct 20, 2017 6:00:00 AM

 


Listen now to Luke Hohmann's fascinating podcast about serious games!

In this podcast, Luke Hohmann talks with me about how to build better teams, engage employees and prioritize activities using games. You will be really surprised at how "serious games can help you do serious work, seriously better." The Founder and CEO of Conteneo Inc., Luke’s playfully diverse background of life experiences has uniquely prepared him to design and produce serious games. Ready to work better and smarter? Listen in!

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Topics: Culture Change, Innovation Games, busines model innovation

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