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105: Steve Smith—What Emerging Leaders Need To Be Effective In Today's Workplace

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

 Listen now as Steve Smith talks about how leaders must adapt to changing times! 

Have you noticed? Leadership is changing—a lot—which is causing emerging leaders to wonder what skills they'll need to be effective in today's culturally diverse, technologically supercharged workplace. If you're wondering too, you'll love today's podcast with Steve Smith, President and Founder of GrowthSource Coaching. Steve and I speak about the shift from a hierarchical, top-down leadership style to a more collaborative, team-building, results-focused one. Don't miss it!

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Topics: business leadership, business innovation, business change management

092: Mike Scott—Creating A Culture Of Accountability

Posted by Andrea Simon on Aug 13, 2018 6:00:00 AM

 Listen now as Mike Scott explains why accountability is so important to an organization's success!

One of the reasons I love our On The Brink podcasts is that they give me, and you, the opportunity to learn from thought leaders, CEOs and consultants who want to help you see, feel and think in new ways so you can actually soar. This often means taking a look at your company processes and determining if they need changing, something that my guest today, Mike Scott, specializes in. Mike's focus is accountability: why it matters and how it can really be the key to an organization's success. How do you help a person become more accountable? Mike tells us! 

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Topics: business leadership, business model innovation, business culture

077: Scott Beebe—How to Build a Better Business

Posted by Andrea Simon on May 14, 2018 6:00:00 AM

Listen now to Scott Beebe teach you how to stop working IN the business and get your life back!

This podcast is a perfect complement to so many of the things we do at Simon Associates (SAMC). Our guest today is Scott Beebe, whose specialty is helping small businesses organize themselves better for growth. He says, as do we, that if you don't know where you're going, you'll never get there. Far too often, business owners are so busy working in the business that they forget to stop and reflect on the business itself. Therefore I urge you to pause, listen and learn!

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Topics: Change Management, business leadership

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

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: business innovation, business leadership, Entrepreneurs

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 innovation, business growth strategies, behavior change, business leadership

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: business leadership, business culture, Culture Change

059: Kimberly Davis—Leading Change: Are You A Brave Leader?

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

 Listen now to Kimberly Davis talk about how to be a brave leader!     

In our Our The Brink podcasts, we focus on helping you make the changes that are essential for your growth, personally and professionally. Managing change requires you to become a brave leader. But how do you lead when those around you are watching to see if you succeed or fail? In this podcast, Kimberly Davis brilliantly helps us understand authentic leadership, how to find your courage, and how to trust your instincts to help others find the way forward. Don't miss it! 

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Topics: business leadership, women in business

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