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Two Businesses, Three Podcasts, Two Bands–Super Dave Hamilton

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Release Date: 01/15/2019

Make Networking Feel Less Dirty—David Burkus (Ep 30) show art Make Networking Feel Less Dirty—David Burkus (Ep 30)

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David Burkus is on a mission to make the experience of work suck a little less. One of the world’s leading business thinkers, a bestselling author and authors, David joins me to discuss: dormant vs weak ties (06:16), the stop-watch of awkwardness (10:33), how to frame conversations with an ask (13:30), what he’d do differently with his next book (19:35), lasting content versus short-term content (28:25) and how you can create revolutionary crusades (41:25).

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Legacy Through Employee Ownership—Linda Johnston (Ep 29) show art Legacy Through Employee Ownership—Linda Johnston (Ep 29)

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Linda Johnston came to the Isle of Arran, Scotland on a contract as a physical education teacher. The island had no swimming pool, and so, to build and pay for a pool, she and her husband did the next logical thing - buy a country house hotel. Thirty years later it is a large-scale resort.

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Lessons Learned for the Modern Freelancer (Part 2)—Mike Volkin (Ep 28) show art Lessons Learned for the Modern Freelancer (Part 2)—Mike Volkin (Ep 28)

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In this second and final part of my conversation with Mike Volkin, owner and lead instructor at Freelancer Masterclass, we discuss neuroplasticity and how getting the most out of your brain can help you break through your personal and professional barriers.

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Lessons Learned for the Modern Freelancer—Mike Volkin (Ep 27) show art Lessons Learned for the Modern Freelancer—Mike Volkin (Ep 27)

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In this episode I speak with Mike Volkin and we discuss how in order to learn one thing you often have to learn something else entirely. Like how tennis can make you a better entrepreneur, or why escaping a wildfire can lead you to creating a personal mission.

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Public Speaking For Career Advancement—Doris Pickering (Ep 26) show art Public Speaking For Career Advancement—Doris Pickering (Ep 26)

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Doris Pickering is a presentation and speaking coach. Following a strong background as a manager with HP, Doris set out on her own to support executives, professionals and small business owners in delivering powerful messages.

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Thoughtful Leadership and Effective Time Management—Ben Brearley (Ep 25) show art Thoughtful Leadership and Effective Time Management—Ben Brearley (Ep 25)

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Ben Brearley is a leader, manager, MBA, coach, and creator of Thoughtful Leader. He has managed teams across different companies, industries and cities. He knows what makes a leader tick. Living in Australia, Ben created Thoughtful Leader to improve how people think about their work.

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Stress Reduction for Entrepreneurs—Victoria Smith (Ep 24) show art Stress Reduction for Entrepreneurs—Victoria Smith (Ep 24)

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Victoria Smith is a Stress Reduction Coach who helps women reduce their stress so that they can actually enjoy their daily lives. Experiencing shingles twice before the age of 30, Victoria realized that she had to turn her health around. Following her own wellness journey, she became certified as a health and life coach and now supports women around the world to reduce their own stress.

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Embracing Change After Losing His Sight—Andre Van Hall (Ep 23) show art Embracing Change After Losing His Sight—Andre Van Hall (Ep 23)

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In August 2011, André van Hall suddenly and unexpectedly lost his eyesight. When it would have been easy to fall into depression and frustration over such a life change, André chose to embrace curiosity as a key to move forward with a positive attitude.

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Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace—John Faisandier (Ep 29) show art Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace—John Faisandier (Ep 29)

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John Faisandier of Thrive Under Fire (TUF) is an emotional intelligence expert. He and his team specialize in helping teams, managers and frontline staff to better deal with customers both internal and external. We talk about what emotional intelligence is, how it works, and why it’s so important in the workplace. John shares with us how psychodrama and neuroscience feed into the running of a business, how leaders support their teams, the impact it has on the end customer and more. 

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Build Wealth Through Content - Jason Criddle (Ep 28) show art Build Wealth Through Content - Jason Criddle (Ep 28)

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In this episode we talk with Jason Criddle, founder of the Smartr Marketing App. Jason shares his extensive multi-level marketing experience, the gaps he saw in the sector and why he set about creating a better user experience.

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