Month: October 2017

Program 100 – LIVE – Celebrate Our Wins

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/5897075/height/75/width/600/theme/standard/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/forward/” height=”75″ width=”600″] Will you recognize what success looks and feels like when you get there? It is a conscious choice to recognize when short-, mid-, and long-term goals are met. This #PurposefulAction begins with each of us. Through real life experiences, we are going to talk about including the celebration of our achievement equally as much as the attention placed on what can change for next time. Jess Dewell talks with Stephanie Sims about the reasons to Celebrate Our Wins. Starting The Conversation: Share a win. How did it feel? Did you take time to reflect, move...

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Program 99 – The Responsibility of Taking Action

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/5875933/height/75/width/600/theme/standard/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/forward/” height=”75″ width=”600″] We can make working ON our business more enjoyable by having a by vision, making a commitment and taking action. Jess Dewell talks to Julie Littlechild about two key actions / three key words to achieving success: responsibility and taking action. From what responsibility is … to how exactly we step into using responsibility to get more of what we want … all these elements revolve around our level of engagement. That we are excited about what we have planned and truly want to do the work to get there. We can make working ON...

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Program 98 LIVE – Let Go of the Baloney

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/5873030/height/75/width/600/theme/standard/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/forward/” height=”75″ width=”600″] Information overload makes people lump all kinds of things together in hopes that the ensuing mishmash gets results. From stress to chaos, we all like shortcuts. When rashly deciding to take that shortcut, we end up making more work for ourselves (and everyone around us). But there is a sequence of thought actions that will help to avoid this situation! First, we choose to see what baloney we’ve allowed ourselves to create. Second, we notice it without judgement. Third, we decide if it’s good (for us) and actively engage to stay the same or change. In...

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Program 97 – The Language of Listening

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/5851859/height/75/width/600/theme/standard/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/forward/” height=”75″ width=”600″] Ralph Young joins Jess Dewell to discuss the language of listening as it pertains to client relationships, so we can learn to better respond to situations we find ourselves in and achieve the results we want. The ability to listen is an underutilized tool. Whether in sales, negotiations, marketing, or our kids and our loved ones we can improve the response to what we say by listening first. We can feel it when our conversations take a turn, and we don’t know the reason we can look to our listening to inform us. Ralph Young,...

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Program 96 LIVE – What We Mean, Not What We Say

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/5850537/height/75/width/600/theme/standard/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/forward/” height=”75″ width=”600″] When we let go of our focus on exactly what message we want to convey and don’t think about the words tumbling out of our mouths, we can find ourselves in the midst of a major miscommunication. When we let go of our focus on exactly what message we want to convey and don’t think about the words tumbling out of our mouths, we can find ourselves in the midst of a major miscommunication. This situation can be mitigated by intention and thoughtfulness … a few moments to consider what words best convey what we...

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Program 95 – Danger of too Much Diversification

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/5834674/height/75/width/600/theme/standard/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/forward/” height=”75″ width=”600″] Jess Dewell hosts panelists Ryan Marchman and Jimmy Godard to discuss (and answer) this question: “When we realize there are too many things going on and nothing is getting done, what do we do about it?” Too busy! Scope creep! Stalled! Stuck! Overwhelmed!!! These are just a few of the experiences and feelings that occur when we’ve taken on too much. What if we noticed ourselves, our team, our company going down that path before realizing we’re stretched too thin? We can choose to look for that path, and use its trail to inform ourselves...

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Program 94 – Integrity: We Have It Until It’s Gone

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/5826751/height/75/width/600/theme/standard/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/forward/” height=”75″ width=”600″] The elements of integrity – and how to keep integrity – is by knowing ourselves. With over 70 people visiting The Voice of Bold Business in the last year, we’ve heard many experiences that point to something – a tangible quantity that exists on our periphery. Something that comes from within ourselves, yet is only as strong as others’ perceptions of us. Something we all start with and we all have. Through our choices we either keep or lose this most essential presence. Trust is a part of what I’m describing; trust, though, can be...

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Program 93 – Leaders Who Create Productive Teams

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/5808878/height/75/width/600/theme/standard/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/forward/” height=”75″ width=”600″] Obtaining that first follower is a milestone in the journey a good leader. Today we are talking about the traits and importance of the connection that occurs when someone accepts an invitation to follow. To be a leader, there must be followers. Followers recognize something that allows them to give a person a chance to lead … something more than just “leadership.” For executives and business owners, this relationship can be tenuous. To be a leader, there must be followers. Followers recognize something that allows them to give a person a chance to lead …...

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Program 92 – Lead With Personality

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/5788478/height/75/width/600/theme/standard/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/forward/” height=”75″ width=”600″] Steve Rohr joins Jess to discuss ongoing changes in a) how we judge what a brand stands for and b) how to invite people to join our company to deliver the brand promise.  The mission of a company is more critical today than ever before. With a shift from a desire from possessing something from and identifying with a brand, to choosing brands that believe in the same things we do … how we used to define a brand has changed. The actions of a single individual impacts both the perception of what a brand...

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