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On The Brink Podcast by Andi Simon

 

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081: Tom Fox—Is Your Company As Compliant As It Needs To Be?

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

 Listen now as Tom Fox explains how compliance drives business success!

In today's podcast, I had the pleasure of chatting with and learning from Tom Fox, one of the nation's leading writers, thinkers and commentators on corporate compliance. Known as the Compliance Evangelist, Tom has recently published "The Complete Compliance Handbook" which provides the most up-to-date guidance available on what constitutes a best practices compliance program for companies. Is your organization in compliance? Listen in and find out.

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Topics: Corporate Culture, Culture Change, business culture

079: Rob Marchalonis—Do You Need a Better Incentive Plan?

Posted by Andrea Simon on May 28, 2018 4:35:00 PM

 Listen now as Rob Marchalonis talks about how to incentivize your employees to achieve amazing things!

Do your employees come to work every day wanting to build a better business? Or are they disengaged, distracted and discouraged, costing your company time, money and opportunities? If it's the latter, don't miss this podcast with my guest Rob Marchalonis, founder of LSP123 and creator of IncentShare.com, as he shares with us how incentives and compensation plans can motivate and energize your employees to achieve remarkable results. Really great stuff!

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Topics: Corporate Culture, Culture Change, business culture

078: TaRita Johnson—What is Your Emotional Intelligence?

Posted by Andrea Simon on May 21, 2018 6:00:00 AM

 Listen now as TaRita Johnson shows us how to build better relationships!

Ever wonder why some relationships at work, home, among friends or family, just don’t work out the way you thought? Maybe you need a dose of Emotional Intelligence (EI). What’s that, you ask? Take a listen to TaRita Johnson and learn how EI helps you build stronger relationships with better results by pausing, reflecting and changing the way you interact with others. Don't miss it!

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Topics: business change, emotional intelligence, Culture Change, Corporate Culture

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

062: Marcella Bremer—Build a Better Business With an Amazing, Positive Culture

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

  Listen now to Marcella Bremer teach us about the power of a positive workplace!

Can you build better businesses by building more positive, powerful cultures in which people can work with joy instead of dread? Yes! Think about it. Why should work take away our energy instead of energizing us? Why should people feel diminished in their workplace instead of empowered and strengthened? That's the premise of Marcella Bremer's new book, "Developing a Positive Culture where People and Performance Thrive,"  which is about helping organizations become much more effective "positive cultures." Every working person needs to hear this!

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Topics: women entrepreneurs, women in business, Culture Change, Corporate Culture

061: Melissa Greenwell—Gender-Balanced Leadership Doesn’t Just Happen

Posted by Andrea Simon on Feb 19, 2018 6:00:00 AM

   Listen now to Melissa Greenwell explain why having women in leadership positions is good business!         

You might know that gender imbalance is a problem at your company. You see the issues that arise from groupthink and a lack of diversity in viewpoints, communication styles and thought processes. Maybe you’re uncomfortable with the conversation. Or you have no idea where to start. That’s why you've got to hear my interview with Melissa Greenwell, author, EVP and COO of Finish Line, Inc., the athletic apparel company. Her ideas are spot-on for right now. Don't miss!

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Topics: women entrepreneurs, women in business, Culture Change, Corporate Culture

054: Jamie Candee—Leading Business And You To Success

Posted by Andrea Simon on Jan 15, 2018 6:00:00 AM

 Listen now to Jamie Candee share her magic for building better businesses, and leaders, too!

Ever wonder how some business leaders can take a company forward, build its top and bottom line, and engage its employees and customers so everyone can do better, together? Meet Jamie Candee. I know Jamie from her time at Questar Assessment Instruments where she was a dynamite CEO, sustaining strong growth and building innovative customer and employee alignment. Now she is President and CEO of Edmentum, the leading provider of online learning solutions. Listen in as Jamie describes how she has intentionally built her teams to set them up for success, and how you can as well!

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Topics: Corporate Culture, Culture Change, resilience, business change

052: Ask Andi series—Why Companies Have Got To Change Or They Will Not Thrive

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

Listen now to my podcast about how to embrace change, not fear it!  

I've been out in the field the last couple of weeks listening to a variety of business leaders, from established CEOs to emerging entrepreneurs, all of whom are worried about how to address the massive, disruptive changes coming at them. What they want to know is: in order to avoid being disrupted, should they themselves become disruptors? As a Blue Ocean Strategist®, I take them through a proven process for adapting to these fast-changing times, which I share with you here. 

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Topics: Culture Change, Igniting Change, business change

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

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