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120: Michelle Turman—Positive Changes Needed To Keep Your Business Growing

Posted by Andrea Simon on Feb 19, 2019 6:00:00 AM

Michelle Turman talks about innovative change to maintain your growth!

Are you thinking about starting your own business? Maybe you're looking around the one you're in and want to run yours with better organizational skills? Are you “On the Brink” of launching a new venture that is truly a reflection of your passions? Whatever your situation, perhaps it is time to meet and learn from Michelle Turman: author, woman entrepreneur, business owner, consultant, change strategist. Michelle is a really special lady and I heartily invite you to listen in!

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Topics: business change management, Culture Change, women entrepreneurs

116: Maureen Berkner Boyt—Diversity and Inclusion: Let’s Go Beyond Hoping and Make Inclusion Really Happen

Posted by Andrea Simon on Jan 28, 2019 6:00:00 AM

 Listen now as Maureen Berkner Boyt explains how diversity and inclusion are very good for business!  

Many years ago, the founder of The Moxie Exchange, Maureen (Mo) Berkner Boyt, walked out of yet another leadership meeting where she was the only woman present and thought, “Something has got to change.” So she changed it. Since then, her company Moxie has grown into a thriving community of corporations committed to building inclusive workplaces, as well as women committed to leadership development and professional growth. Its mission? To disrupt unconscious bias and create inclusive and diverse workplaces where talent can thrive. Listen!

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

115: Elaine Sutton—Applying The Power Of Project Management To At-Risk Youth

Posted by Andrea Simon on Jan 21, 2019 6:00:00 AM

 Listen now as Elaine Sutton shares how she helps young people manage their lives like a project!  

Elaine Sutton and I met at the HER Summit (Helping Entrepreneurs Rise), the inaugural event of The Simon Initiative, held at the Skandalaris Center at Washington University in St. Louis. What I love about Elaine is her entrepreneurial spirit. (You know we love entrepreneurs!) Using her experiences and expertise to help young people grow into successful adults, she focuses on the power of Project Management because she sees how young people need a process to manage their lives as if it was a project. A great person making a real difference. Take a listen! 

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Topics: women entrepreneurs, Entrepreneurs

111: Irina Baranov—Creating Your "Life By Design"

Posted by Andrea Simon on Dec 10, 2018 6:00:00 AM

 Listen now as Irina Baranov teaches us how to change our lives for the better!  

What if you could create your “Life by Design” (not by default). In this podcast, I have the pleasure of speaking with Irina Baranov about just that idea. In fact, how to actually do it! You might be asking, "Really? Can I pause, step back and think about what I want my life to be, not just wander along, letting the path I am on take me on its way?" Why is it important to design our lives, and who typically does this? Listen in to learn a fresh approach to you and your life.

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Topics: business change, women entrepreneurs, Igniting Change

106: Sam Radocchia—Ready To Trust Blockchain With Everything From Your Food To Your Taxes?

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

Listen now as Sam Radocchia talks about the great things blockchain is capable of! 

Sam (Samantha) Radocchia and I are both big fans of the new technologies that are emerging, particularly blockchain, the Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence. In our podcast, we dig deeply into how these influential innovations are taking hold far more quickly than observers had anticipated. Why? Because individually and combined, they are major transformations of how we do things today. Feeling left behind? No need! Listen in and you'll quickly be in the loop.

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Topics: blockchain, women entrepreneurs, business innovation

096: Gail Zugerman—Some Things Are Right Before You, Crammed Full of Possibilities

Posted by Andrea Simon on Sep 10, 2018 6:00:00 AM

Listen now as Gail Zugerman talks about growing older with gusto!

Like several of our podcasts, my interview with Gail Zugerman is with a woman who has reinvented herself several times as she has pursued her passions and her purpose. In our conversation, Gail and I talk about three things of great importance to us and to many of our listeners: 

  1. How can baby boomers rewire themselves to feel relevant?
  2. How do they look ahead to people 75+ for inspiration? 
  3. Why is the need to build social connections so important to them? 

These topics are already touching (or will touch) a great many of us, so I urge you to listen, learn and share!

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Topics: behavior change, women entrepreneurs, Emerging Trends

093: Betty Ng—Finding Success By Helping Others Succeed

Posted by Andrea Simon on Aug 20, 2018 6:00:00 AM

 Listen now as Betty Ng talks about the power of helping people achieve great things!

I recently had a wonderful conversation with Betty Ng that I am anxious to share with you. In April of this year, Betty published an amazing book with her mother, Po-Ling Ng, called "PO-LING POWER: Propelling Yourself and Others to Success."  Widowed at an early age, Po-Ling had to raise her four children with wit and grit. The book and our interview both focus on the inspiring lives of these two incredible women who have risen above their challenging circumstances to make positive, lasting impacts on the lives of others. This podcast is really special. Don't miss it!

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Topics: women entrepreneurs, Entrepreneurs, women in business

067: Claire Harbour-Lyell—Disrupt Your Career To Reach Even Greater Heights  

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

Listen now as Claire Harbour-Lyell encourages us to be
open to disruption!

According to my guest Claire Harbour-Lyell, in order to thrive, you need to follow a four-stage process of Exploring, Experimenting, Engaging and Expanding. In this podcast, she helps you find novel ways to approach your career, giving you practical advice for preparing, managing and creating a more fulfilling work life. She also shares her easy-to-use framework to help make the most of any uncharted transition. You'll come away with a whole new outlook on your life! Enjoy.

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Topics: women entrepreneurs, women in business, change

066: Randi Busse—How To Turn Customer Experience Into A Competitive Advantage

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

 Listen now to Randi Busse talk about inspiring your employees to think like owners!

As Randi Busse tells us in this podcast, customer service has evolved into a business strategy that helps companies differentiate themselves from their competition, sustain profitability and thrive in any type of economy, especially during recessionary times. Just what we need to hear in these times of rapid change. I invite you to listen in, learn a lot and let me hear from you!

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Topics: women entrepreneurs, women in business, business strategy

063: Kelly Roach—Are You Ready to Become “Unstoppable"?

Posted by Andrea Simon on Feb 26, 2018 6:00:00 AM

Listen now to Kelly Roach talk about seeing things with fresh eyes and then making them happen!

As we build our On The Brink podcast to help you grow, we love speakers like Kelly Roach. She wants to help you become “Unstoppable.” And you can. A successful entrepreneur, speaker and author, Kelly shares nine principles that can help you become unlimited in your success, both in business and in your personal life. It's a really great message and I know you'll learn a lot. Enjoy.

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Topics: women entrepreneurs, women in business, business growth strategies

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