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213: Tom Peters — People Help Unlock Your Business to New Heights

Scaling Up Business Podcast

Release Date: 06/24/2020

219: Darius Mirshahzadeh — The Core Value Equation show art 219: Darius Mirshahzadeh — The Core Value Equation

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Darius Mirshahzadeh is a high growth CEO, serial entrepreneur, and culture-building mad scientist at The Money Source. He was ranked #9 on Glassdoor’s list of Top CEOs of Small and Medium Companies in the U.S. Through the use of values, Darius grew his company of 30 to over 1,000!

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218: Ashley Goodall — Nine Big Lies About Work show art 218: Ashley Goodall — Nine Big Lies About Work

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Have you ever thought you were doing it all wrong? It could well be! Today’s guest shares some big lies about work that will help you get out of your funk and focus on the bigger picture.

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217: Dean Jones — Boosting Employee Engagement show art 217: Dean Jones — Boosting Employee Engagement

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Bill and today’s guest go way back — nearly 18 years — and he served as a mentor and someone who inspired Bill to change directions from CEO to Coach. Today’s topics dive into boosting employee engagement, what it is, and some of the signs your team is highly engaged.

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216: Scaling Up Insights — Coach Panel with Bruce Eckfeldt and Anita Cabell show art 216: Scaling Up Insights — Coach Panel with Bruce Eckfeldt and Anita Cabell

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Our two coach panelists have both been on the show before. Bruce Eckfeldt is a consultant, Certified Gazelles coach, and speaker on organizational development and performance management. Anita Cabell is the Founder of Leading Edge and has been in the Chinese market for the last 18-plus years as a Scaling Up Coach.

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215: Josh Linkner — The Road to Reinvention show art 215: Josh Linkner — The Road to Reinvention

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Josh Linkner is a five-time tech entrepreneur, hyper-growth CEO, two-time NY Times bestselling author, and venture capitalist. Josh, who organically started his career as a jazz guitarist, uses his background to cultivate and create disruptive innovation.

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214: Jonathan Slain — Rock the Recession show art 214: Jonathan Slain — Rock the Recession

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Jonathan Slain coaches high-growth leadership teams across the United States and helps them implement the Entrepreneurial Operating System also known as “Traction.” He is also the author of, Rock the Recession: How Successful Leaders Prepare For, Thrive During, and Create Wealth After Downturns.

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213: Tom Peters — People Help Unlock Your Business to New Heights show art 213: Tom Peters — People Help Unlock Your Business to New Heights

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People are often a challenge for business leaders and sometimes it can even be difficult to source the right types of talent. Everything in business revolves around people. They are your asset. Today’s guest shares how people are the key to helping you get through tough challenges.

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212: Scaling Up Insights — Coach Panel with Lisa Ridley and Daniel Marcos show art 212: Scaling Up Insights — Coach Panel with Lisa Ridley and Daniel Marcos

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Let’s talk about diversity in light of the recent police brutality attacks. It’s a tough topic because there are two white people and a Hispanic on the call, but the main point to drive home is how can we, as leaders, remove barriers for our people so they can thrive. We are seeing a profound social cost when we see a lack of respect and ignorance.

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211: Bruce Rowley — All Things Marketing show art 211: Bruce Rowley — All Things Marketing

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We can all get better at our marketing and today’s show is how you can implement easy marketing strategies into your business right now. You don’t need any special or creative mojo to get these strategies to work, simplicity is key!

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210: Todd Palmer — The Power of Asking for Help show art 210: Todd Palmer — The Power of Asking for Help

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As the world changes and you’re busy focusing on what new tools to use, business models, pivots you have to do in your business, there is another thing you might want to pay attention to: yourself. Today’s guest helps ask some key questions on how you can evolve and grow during these critical pivots.

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People are often a challenge for business leaders and sometimes it can even be difficult to source the right types of talent. Everything in business revolves around people. They are your asset. Today’s guest shares how people are the key to helping you get through tough challenges.

 

Tom Peters is author of 17 books and has been at the forefront of the management industry for the last 35 years. It is Tom’s belief that people and action-taking are what get good work done, not necessarily all the talking and the theory. Additionally, Tom’s work, both written and speech material, covering the last 15-plus years, is available for free on his website.

 

Tom has been spreading the message of ‘people first’ for the last 43-plus years. As a 77-year-old man who understands his own mortality, his definition of what success looks like is if he can walk past the mirror without barfing. People are watching and what you’re doing now to manage this pandemic will be remembered.

 

When the pandemic hit, Tom knew he could use his expertise to help people in need and help them through this crisis. It’s just good to give back. Sometimes people don’t necessarily need to know the strategy plan, but just need a bit of reassurance that everything is going to be okay, that they will make it through.

 

Tom is not a fan of the word ‘vision’ or the way executives come up with ‘company values.’ These things don’t think about the people. He would help companies create their visions when he was working with McKinsey & Company. However, he discovered that the definition of vision is a strategy study marked up by 30%.

 

Interview Links:

Tompeters.com

Excellencenow.com

 

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