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080: Ask Andi—Blue Ocean Strategy® Step 2

Posted by Andrea Simon on Jun 1, 2018 6:00:00 AM

 Listen now to my podcast about how to go visually exploring! 

Recently, I did an Ask Andi session on Blue Ocean Strategy Part 1, and I've gotten wonderful feedback on it. People want to know, what do they do next? They've done their strategic canvas but where do they go from there? Once you have a visual awakening, you're ready to go visually exploring, which is a very exciting part of the Blue Ocean Strategy methodology. Here's how.

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Topics: Blue Ocean Strategy, business change, business innovation

076: Barbara Walters—Your Employees Did What?

Posted by Andrea Simon on May 7, 2018 6:00:00 AM

 Listen now as Barbara Walters explains how to create a culture of respect and inclusion

In our interview with Barbara Walters, President of The HR Advantagewe dig deep into the changes CEOs are facing as organizations must rapidly adapt to today's new business environment. As Barbara tells us, she started out in the male-dominated corporate America of the 1990s. Thankfully, times have changed since then. Or have they? As a highly-experienced HR executive and senior recruitment professional, Barbara has quite a story to tell. Don't miss it!

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Topics: Change Management, business strategy, business change, business innovation, business leadership

075: Ask Andi—Blue Ocean Strategy® Step 1

Posted by Andrea Simon on May 4, 2018 6:00:00 AM

 Listen now to my podcast about how to find your Blue Ocean Strategy! 

Today, I want to talk about Blue Ocean Strategy, the methodology and book created by Renée Mauborgne and W. Chan Kim. This year they launched a new book called “Blue Ocean Shift,” an excellent 2nd version of the Blue Ocean Strategy approach to help you see, feel and think in new ways about your business in these rapidly-changing times. And so it seems very timely for me to go through the steps of a Blue Ocean Strategy with you so you can learn how to apply it to your own business, whether it's doing well or not so well and you’re wondering what's coming next.

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Topics: Blue Ocean Strategy, business change, business innovation

074: Rod Robertson—Winning at Entrepreneurship

Posted by Andrea Simon on Apr 30, 2018 6:00:00 AM

 Listen now as Rod Robertson teaches us how to creatively position and then successfully sell your business! 

Are you an entrepreneur? Is your dream to start, grow, and then sell your own business? If so, you're going to love this podcast with Rod Robertson, Managing Partner and Founder of Briggs Capital. In our conversation and in his powerhouse book, Winning at Entrepreneurship: Insider Tips on Buying, Building, and Selling your own Business," Rod shares his success secrets for maximizing value for business owners when they decide to sell their companies. Enjoy!

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Topics: Entrepreneurs, business innovation, business leadership

073: Holly Green—Tapping Into Your Brain to Build Better Relationships

Posted by Andrea Simon on Apr 23, 2018 6:00:00 AM

Listen now to Holly Green teach us how to use our brains to win!

Are you playing to win or merely playing not to lose? Don't miss my fascinating conversation with Holly Green, CEO of The Human Factor, which helps business leaders and their companies succeed by clarifying what winning looks like and then determining how to get there. Using the latest brain science techniques, Holly teaches organizations how to think differently and be truly innovative so they can win every day. Tune in, listen and learn!

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Topics: Change Management, business change, business innovation

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

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

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