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Read to Lead Podcast

English, Finance, 1 season, 354 episodes, 1 day, 15 hours, 40 minutes
If you believe as I do, that intentional and consistent reading is key to success in business and in life, then this is your podcast. My goal each week is to bring you key thoughts and insights from my conversations with those I consider to be among today's brightest minds: our generation's non-fiction authors. We discuss their latest book, as well as their unique perspectives on Leadership, Business, Personal Development, Marketing, Career, and Entrepreneurship. If you love reading, or desire to do more of it, then consider this podcast your audio Cliff's Notes. The Read to Lead Podcast is a four-time Best Business Podcast nominee.
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523: Small Actions, Big Impact with Drs. Adaira Landry and Resa Lewiss

MicroSkills is built on one core, easy-to-learn principle: every big goal, complicated task, healthy habit, and, yes, even what we think of as character traits, can be broken down into small, learnable, skills that can be practiced, and incorporated real-time.
4/16/202439 minutes, 21 seconds
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522: Impact Players with Liz Wiseman (and Encore Presentation of Episode 400)

In Impact Players, New York Times bestselling author and researcher Liz Wiseman reveals the secrets of these stellar professionals who play the game at a higher level.
4/9/202448 minutes, 42 seconds
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521: The Future of Behavior Design with Dr. BJ Fogg (an Encore Presentation of Episode 324)

This proven, step-by-step guide will help you design habits and make them stick through positive emotion and celebrating small successes. Whether you want to lose weight, de-stress, sleep better, or be more productive each day, Tiny Habits makes it easy to achieve—by starting small.
4/2/202437 minutes, 13 seconds
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520: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People - 30th Anniversary Edition (an Encore Presentation of Episode 319)

A can't-miss conversation with the son of the legendary author of the book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People - 30th Anniversary Edition.
3/26/202450 minutes, 24 seconds
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519: Shipping Creative Work with Seth Godin (an Encore Presentation of Episode 344)

With this book as your guide, you'll learn to dance with your fear. To take the risks worth taking. And to embrace the empathy required to make work that contributes with authenticity and joy.
3/19/202422 minutes, 59 seconds
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518: How to Speak Your Mind, Unleash Talent, and Live More Fully with Elaine Lin Hering

A paradigm-shifting book looking at the negative impact of silence and how we can begin to dismantle it in order to use our voices at home and at work.
3/12/202438 minutes, 49 seconds
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517: The Vision-Driven Leader with Michael Hyatt (an Encore Presentation of Episode 312)

Today, we revisit a conversation I had with Michael Hyatt at the start of the pandemic about vision-driven leadership.
3/5/202436 minutes, 40 seconds
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516: Take Your Career From Accidental to Intentional with Scott Jeffrey Miller

Most careers unfold accidentally, haphazardly, and with too much serendipity. That means lost traction, lost years, and lost opportunities. But your career doesn't have to be that way! Career on Course unpacks the 10 steps that will take your career from accidental to intentional.
2/27/202436 minutes, 43 seconds
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515: The Top 5 Traits of a Servant Leader

I break down the five most important traits for a Servant Leader to possess: empathy, listening, healing, awareness, and persuasion.
2/20/202422 minutes, 59 seconds
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514: How to Fix the Always-On Culture of Business with Malissa Clark

Malissa Clark shows you how to escape the trap of putting work at the center of everything and thus losing your well-being—or your company's performance—in the process.
2/13/202440 minutes, 41 seconds
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513: How to Do More of What Matters to You with Ali Abdaal

We think that productivity is all about hard work. That the road to success is lined with endless frustration and toil. But what if there's another way? Armed with Ali's insights, you won't just accomplish it all. You'll feel happier and more fulfilled along the way.
2/6/202437 minutes, 30 seconds
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512: How Smart Leaders Make the Right Things Easier with Huggy Rao

The definitive guide to eliminating the forces that make it harder, more complicated, or downright impossible to get things done in organizations.
1/30/202445 minutes, 16 seconds
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511: The Brave Habit is Your Guide to Courageous Leadership with Todd Henry

Bravery is not reserved for the chosen few; it's a skill and a daily practice that can be developed. The Brave Habit provides a practical framework for courageous leadership and exceptional work.
1/23/202455 minutes, 10 seconds
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510: Answer These 5 Questions to Build Your Legacy

I pose five questions you should ponder if you want to build a lasting legacy. I also include three exercises you can do right now to get started on the right foot.
1/16/202414 minutes, 18 seconds
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509: The Impact of Dan Miller On Our Lives Continues

Dan has pancreatic cancer and has been given a few months to live. I share his impact on my life and that of a few others' lives.
1/9/202425 minutes, 6 seconds
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508: The 9 Books I'm Most Looking Forward To in 2024

I've scoured the book release lists so that you don't have to, and I've selected the 9 books you need to pay attention to this year.
1/2/202419 minutes, 15 seconds
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507: Creating a More Human Future in the Era of AI with Brian Evergreen

We are in the midst of an unprecedented degree of technology-driven change at the same time that society faces challenges more complex than our organizations and we as individuals have been prepared to handle.
12/26/202349 minutes, 13 seconds
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506: Leading With Questions with Bob Tiede

Perfect for managers, executives, and other business leaders, Leading with Questions will earn a place on the bookshelves of anyone interested in better engaging with and leading others.
12/19/202333 minutes, 20 seconds
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505: The Family First Entrepreneur with Steve Chou

Most entrepreneurs start a business seeking freedom but end up in a prison of hundred-hour workweeks isolated from their loved ones. This book is a guide to do entrepreneurship differently—letting go of the hustle and embracing a family-first mindset instead.
12/12/202326 minutes, 35 seconds
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504: Speak Up or Stay Stuck with Pam Marmon

In Speak Up or Stay Stuck, forward-thinking change management expert Pam Marlon unpacks a practical framework for implementing organizational change while ensuring your voice is heard.
12/5/202327 minutes, 9 seconds
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503: Leadership Lessons Drawn From the Wisdom of Mom with Valerie Cockerell

In Manage like a Mother, Valerie Cockerell shares common-sense principles for anyone seeking to be an effective leader. She explains how raising children, nurturing their development, multitasking as only a mother does, managing conflicts, dealing with teenagers and being a great role model are some of the essential skills that leaders can easily apply to their professional working environments—with proven success.
11/28/202336 minutes, 43 seconds
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502: Learning to Get Past Your Past with Jason VanRuler

The life you dream of isn't that far away. But you can't stay where you are. It's time to embark on your journey toward healing. Let Get Past Your Past be your guide along the way.
11/21/202331 minutes, 32 seconds
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501: Discover Who You Already Are, Who You Want to Be, and How to Ensure Others See You That Way with Aliza Licht

How you show up in person, over email, and on social media, Aliza says, communicates your personal brand. That brand deserves thoughtful cultivation and crafting as you shape your narrative, build your network, grow your confidence, and plot your future.
11/14/202331 minutes, 41 seconds
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500: Listen to This or Die with Ray Edwards

For anyone who wants to turn their life around but doesn't know how, the PASTOR method teaches how to harness marketing wisdom to get honest about what we really want from life and craft better beliefs and plans to help us start living life on our own terms.
11/7/202335 minutes, 29 seconds
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499: Decision Making, Project Management, and Workplace Engagement with Gerald Leonard

In A Symphony of Choices, workplace culture and strategy expert Gerald Leonard provides you with the practical tools and real-world examples that will help you build the knowledge and skills you need to thrive in a project-driven world.
10/31/202335 minutes, 22 seconds
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498: How to Win with Clarity-Fueled Communications with Steve Woodruff

From email to sales pitches, from workshops to resumes, Steven Woodruff’s Clarity Fuel Formula is the universal recipe for communications success.
10/24/202334 minutes, 59 seconds
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497: How to Create Self-Leading Teams That Win with Kyle Buckett and Chris Mefford

In this revolutionary guide, Mefford and Buckett share crucial leadership strategies to help organizations revamp their work culture, throw out stifling hierarchical leadership models, and embrace a dynamic, results-oriented, and successful self-led team-oriented model instead.
10/17/202348 minutes, 36 seconds
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496: Build a Team, Stay Focused, Make Better Decisions with David Dodson

David Dodson explains how to get better at running virtually any kind of organization by breaking down each critical skill into digestible, bite-sized sub-skills, that you can learn quickly and easily.
10/10/202336 minutes, 43 seconds
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495: Turning the Power of Mindset Into Action with Eduardo Briceño

With this innovative and refreshing framework of balancing learning and performing, individuals and companies can reach their boldest aspirations.
10/3/202345 minutes, 51 seconds
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494: How to Speak Successfully When You're Put On the Spot with Matt Abrahams

Develop the life-changing ability to excel in spontaneous communication situations—from public speaking to interviewing to networking—with essential strategies from a Stanford lecturer, coach, and host of the popular Think Fast, Talk Smart The Podcast.
9/26/202339 minutes, 37 seconds
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493: The Inner Journey of Leadership with Dan Rockwell

In this timeless, eye-opening tale of redemption, Bob’s tailspin journey through loss and catastrophic failure invites readers to examine the nature of genuine leadership and embark upon their own story of self-discovery.
9/19/202330 minutes, 14 seconds
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492: Walmart, Amazon, and the Battle for Our Wallets with Jason Del Rey

For years, Walmart and Amazon operated in separate spheres—one a massive brick-and-mortar retailer, the other an online giant. But in 2016, Walmart aggressively moved into the world of e-commerce, while Amazon made big bets in physical retail. What can we learn from them? Turns out, a lot.
9/12/202341 minutes, 19 seconds
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491: Your Future Self with Hal Hershfield

Your Future Self describes the mental mistakes we make in thinking about the future and gives us practical advice for imagining our best future so we can make that vision a reality.
9/5/202332 minutes, 3 seconds
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490: The Learn-It-All Leader with Damon Lembi

In The Learn-It-All Leader, Learnit CEO Damon Lembi shares the leadership mindset you need to make better decisions, take bolder risks, and build stronger teams.
8/29/202342 minutes, 14 seconds
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489: How to Work with (Almost) Anyone with Michael Bungay Stanier

This book shows you how to build the best possible relationship. One conversation. Five questions. Detailed guidance on how to prepare and set the relationship up for success. Key insights on how to maintain the relationship so that it will continue to thrive.
8/22/202342 minutes, 53 seconds
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488: Always Make Your Future Bigger Than Your Past with Dan Miller

A culmination of weekly inspiration shared with Dan Miller’s inner circle over the past 20 years!
8/15/202340 minutes, 47 seconds
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487: Closing the Confidence Gap with Kelli Thompson

Closing the Confidence Gap will show you how to advance with confidence. You’ll hear deeply personal stories and walk away with practical tools to show you how to claim your role as a confident leader.
8/8/202346 minutes, 57 seconds
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486: Hidden Genius with Polina Marinova Pompliano

After learning from the world's most successful people, you will have a mental toolkit to help you tackle thorny problems, navigate relationships, and use creativity and resilience in times of uncertainty.
8/1/202352 minutes, 49 seconds
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485: An Unbound and Unbridled Path to Unstuck Growth with Bryan Orr

Unconformed is a toolkit for preventing and overcoming that "stuck" feeling and exploring the many paths to success, no matter your age or life stage. With many stories about successful people from diverse backgrounds, this book offers a fresh look at learning and working.
7/25/202352 minutes, 18 seconds
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484: The Surprising Science of High-Performing Teams with David Burkus

Discover how to develop a clear, concise understanding of how your team’s culture affects its performance. Follow this simple, practical blueprint to cultivate a Best Team Ever environment and set your team on a path to success.
7/18/202341 minutes, 25 seconds
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483: The Illusion of Choice with Richard Shotton

The Illusion of Choice identifies the 16 1/2 most important psychological quirks that everyone in business needs to bear aware of today—and shows how any business can take advantage of these quicks to win customers, retains customers and sell more.
7/11/202345 minutes, 35 seconds
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482: How Leaders Can Move Teams From Isolated to All In with Steven Van Cohen

In Connectable, you’ll learn how tackling the issue of worker loneliness head on can transform an isolated workforce into one that’s happier, more engaged, and more productive.
7/4/202348 minutes, 54 seconds
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481: How to See What Others Don't with Constance Dierickx

Whether you are at the start of your leadership journey or have held a senior leadership role for years, Meta-Leadership will arm you with knowledge and insights to achieve the highest results from yourself and your team.
6/27/202336 minutes, 48 seconds
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480: The Case for Good Jobs with Zeynep Ton

The Case for Good Jobs provides leaders with the blueprint they need to choose excellence by providing good jobs that offer a living wage, dignity, and opportunities for growth both for their employees and their organization.
6/20/202333 minutes, 4 seconds
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479: Finding Clarity, Confidence, and Courage with Heather Penny

Are you tired of chasing a dream you aren’t even sure you want anymore? Or have you accomplished your dream only to discover it’s not as fulfilling as you thought it would be? It’s time to get excited about your life again.
6/13/202342 minutes, 31 seconds
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478: Protecting Your Brain in the Digital Age with Dr. Carl Marci

Rewired provides scientifically supported solutions for everyone who wants to restore their tech-life balance.
6/6/202337 minutes, 11 seconds
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477: Why Work is No Longer Working and What To Do About it with Seth Godin

In The Song of Significance, Seth Godin provides a roadmap for the business leaders who are willing to create a meaningful future while bravely rejecting the outmoded management models that are no longer serving us. As Godin writes, “Choosing significance is to dance with fear, and choosing fear requires belief that what we’re doing matters.”
5/30/202339 minutes, 41 seconds
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476: Choosing Greatness and Achieving Exceptional Outcomes with Christina Curtis

If you're a leader, entrepreneur, executive, or anyone who wants to squeeze more time, money, and joy from every day, Choosing Greatness is a must-have book that's brimming with tools and strategies!
5/23/202338 minutes, 2 seconds
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475: How to Get Unstuck When It Matters Most with Adam Alter

A groundbreaking guide to breaking free from the thoughts, habits, jobs, relationships, and even business models that prevent us from achieving our full potential.
5/16/202342 minutes, 38 seconds
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474: How to Talk About Your Work Using Purposeful Self-Promotion with Lisa Bragg

With proven tools, techniques, and insights, Bragging Rights will help you understand and tell the world about your true superpowers, so you can access new opportunities and, along the way, elevate others.
5/9/202345 minutes, 9 seconds
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473: How to Make a Sustainable Living from Your Creativity with Miriam Schulman

After twenty years of selling art as well as coaching other artists, Miriam Schulman knows that now is the time to leave the rat race behind and pursue your highest dreams. It's time to gamble on yourself.
5/2/202335 minutes, 18 seconds
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472: Arguing for the Good in Bad English with Valerie Fridland

Language change is natural, built into the language system itself, and we wouldn’t be who we are without it. Like, Literally, Dude celebrates the dynamic, ongoing, and empowering evolution of language, and it will speak to anyone who talks, or listens, inspiring them to communicate dynamically and effectively in their daily lives.
4/25/20231 hour, 8 minutes, 9 seconds
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471: The Microstress Effect with Karen Dillon

How a million little things are dragging you down, and what to do about it.
4/18/202340 minutes, 40 seconds
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470:Turn Your Biggest Fears Into Your Leadership Superpower with Morra Aarons-Mele

The Anxious Achiever is a book with a mission: to normalize anxiety and leadership. As leadership expert and self-proclaimed anxious achiever Morra Aarons-Mele argues, anxiety is built into the very nature of leadership. It can—and should—be harnessed into a force for good.
4/11/202335 minutes, 4 seconds
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469: Optimizing Learning and Development in the Workplace with James McKenna

Upskill, Reskill, Thrive illustrates how to create and sustain learning and work environments that honor and empower individuals in ways that promote knowledge generation and sharing.
4/4/202343 minutes, 51 seconds
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468: Stop Writing Books Nobody Reads with Debs Jenkins

You don’t need a long book published by a traditional publisher to get what you need. You need to get short valuable ideas out to your market in a professional way, as quickly as possible. That can be by blogging, writing articles, making videos or by writing a book.
3/28/202342 minutes, 33 seconds
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467: Success Starts With Your Thinking with Mind Your Mindset Author Megan Hyatt Miller

Drawing upon the latest insights from the fields of performance psychology, neuroscience, and cognitive science, as well as case studies from clients and their own personal experiences, Michael Hyatt and Megan Hyatt Miller explore the power of ideas to shape superior outcomes, not only in business, but in every aspect of life.
3/21/202341 minutes, 5 seconds
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466: Transform How You Talk, Listen, and Interact with Chuck Wisner

Our conversations—at home, at work, or in public—can be sources of pleasure and stepping-stones toward success, or they can cause pain and lead to failure. Chuck Wisner shows how we can form a connection from the very first conversation and keep our discourse positive and productive throughout any endeavor.
3/14/202333 minutes, 10 seconds
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465: What to Say to Get Your Way with NYT Bestselling Author Jonah Berger

This book provides a powerful toolkit and actionable techniques that can lead to extraordinary results. Whether you’re trying to persuade a client, motivate a team, or get a whole organization to see things differently, this book will show you how to leverage the power of magic words.
3/7/202339 minutes, 49 seconds
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464: The Power of Clarity with Ann Latham

In The Power of Clarity, Ann Latham exposes the unrecognized confusion and explains how to eliminate it. This fascinating guide to workplace productivity and effectiveness draws upon extensive research and case studies to demonstrate how you can get better results in far less time while also increasing confidence and commitment.
2/28/202327 minutes, 33 seconds
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463: Redefining What It Means to Sell with Colin Coggins and Garrett Brown

The Unsold Mindset reveals a counterintuitive approach not just to selling but to life. It's a journey toward an entirely new mindset—the greatest sellers on the planet aren't successful because of what they do, they're successful because of what they think.
2/21/202349 minutes, 33 seconds
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462: Make More Sales, Build Loyal Relationships, and Make More Money with Jen Gitomer

From attracting customers online and face-to-face to helping secure lifelong relationships, referrals and reorders, by building trust over time, minute by minute; to ensuring profitable sales and customer loyalty, you will learn 212 strategies that when put into practice, will make your sales and success soar.
2/14/202347 minutes, 15 seconds
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461: Audio Book Summary: Mindset by Carol S. Dweck

After decades of research, world-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D., discovered a simple but groundbreaking idea: the power of mindset.
2/7/202313 minutes, 54 seconds
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460: Find Focus and Fight Distraction with Dr. Gloria Mark

In Attention Span, psychologist Gloria Mark reveals surprising results from her decades of research into how technology affects our attention. She also shows how much of what we think we know is wrong.
1/31/202347 minutes, 35 seconds
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459: You MUST Market Your Book with Honorée Corder

New and even experienced authors often feel overwhelmed by everything they're told they must do. It can be hard to know where one should be putting their energy. Honorée has a gift for teaching what's important in a way that's easy to understand and remember.
1/24/202329 minutes, 26 seconds
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458: Over 10MM Copies Sold: My Summary of Atomic Habits

In just over four years since its release, it has officially sold more than 10MM copies! In this episode, I share an audio summary of Atomic Habits by James Clear.
1/17/202317 minutes, 29 seconds
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457: Turn Your Passions Into Profits with Matt McWilliams

So many entrepreneurs either run a profitable business but hate their work or run a business they love, with a message they’re proud of, without making any money. There’s a better way to build a business, one that helps you wake up every day excited and full of purpose and make a profit.
1/10/202350 minutes, 5 seconds
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456: The 6 Books I'm Most Excited About Coming Out in 2023

As I take a look ahead, these are the six books I'm most excited about that are coming out in the first half of 2023.
1/3/202320 minutes, 43 seconds
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455: My Six Favorite Books I Read This Year

Much of my reading outside the reading I do for the podcast was centered around notes, knowledge retention, and learning. These are my favorites I read in 2022, but not necessarily released in 2022.
12/27/202228 minutes, 6 seconds
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454: Eliminate Difficult Conversations using the Disconnect Principle with Ann Latham

The Disconnect Principle provides the missing link that will change the way you think about feedback, accountability, and performance management forever. This is the approach that will allow you to be the empathic and effective manager, employee, or peer that you would like to be.
12/20/202234 minutes, 48 seconds
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453: How to Trade Shame, Guilt, and Fear for a More Fulfilling Life with Neal Samudre

Neal and Carly Samudre believe that joy is what’s missing from our ability to make lasting change in our lives. Building on biblical insights and the latest findings in positive psychology, Start from Joy outlines an emotionally healthy approach to change―one where joy leads the way.
12/13/202231 minutes, 55 seconds
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452: Results of My Listener-Reader Survey

This week, I share the results of my 2022 Listener-Reader Survey and where the Read to Lead Community is headed.
12/6/202220 minutes, 5 seconds
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451: How to Create, Live, and Sell a Powerful Personal Brand with Dr. Cindy McGovern

Learn how to create, live, and sell your own personal brand―even if you hate sales!―with step-by-step help from the First Lady of Sales.
11/29/202230 minutes, 13 seconds
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450: Primal Storytelling with Anthony Butler

Whether you’re competing for local foot traffic or global downloads, Primal Storytelling will help you forge authentic connections with your audience, improve your brand performance in social media and SEO, and supercharge your content results.
11/22/202242 minutes, 15 seconds
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449: Communication Secrets of the World's Greatest Salesman with Carmine Gallo

The communication tools Jeff Bezos created are so effective that former Amazonians who worked directly with Bezos adopted them as blueprints to start their own companies. Now, these tools are available to you.
11/15/202243 minutes, 30 seconds
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448: Transform How You Communicate and Lead with René Rodriguez

Amplify Your Influence shows you how to leverage a variety of behavioral motivators to achieve positive outcomes and results and frame our ideas in a way that encourages engagement and gets and active response from your followers.
11/8/202241 minutes, 17 seconds
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447: The Inside Story of a Multibillion Dollar Behemoth with Mike Evans

Grubhub founder Mike Evans reveals the inside story of how he grew a multibillion dollar behemoth that changed the way we eat.
11/1/202226 minutes, 54 seconds
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446: The Only Business Metric That Matters with Jeremy Utley

We all want great ideas, but few actually understand how great ideas are born. Innovation is not an event , a workshop, a sprint, or a hackathon. It's a result of mastering idea flow, a practice that elevates everything else you do.
10/25/202243 minutes, 26 seconds
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445: Peak Your Profits with Jeff Blackman

After 36 years of testing, research and development, Jeff Blackman's explosive business-growth system that shows you step-by-step how to Peak Your Profits.
10/18/202244 minutes, 45 seconds
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444: How the Future Works with Helen Kupp

How the Future Works offers a blueprint for using flexible work to unlock the potential of your people.
10/11/202236 minutes, 8 seconds
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443: 18 Words to Live By with Kent Sanders

Originally written as letters from a father to a son, 18 Words to Live By is a practical handbook for life and a heartfelt reminder of what matters most.
10/4/202239 minutes, 36 seconds
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442: Your Most Important Work is Always Ahead of You with Cynthia Covey Haller

The final book from the late legendary leadership expert Stephen R. Covey of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People fame, offers inspiration and optimism about living your best life.
9/27/202238 minutes, 10 seconds
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441: The 4 Key Components to Taking Smart Notes

If you'd like to see the outputs that result from your content consumption efforts lead to new connections, well-deserved promotions, and opportunities that were previously out of reach, then you have to learn how to take smart notes.
9/20/202216 minutes, 22 seconds
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440: A New Approach to Making Business Personal with Vincent Pugliese

Join author Vincent Pugliese on a backwards journey that starts with your character and curiosity and ends with your offer, and discover all the opportunities waiting for you when you turn your attention from being a wealth of knowledge and experience towards being a wealth of connection.
9/13/202255 minutes, 30 seconds
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439: How to Future-Proof Your Business with Jonathan Brill

In Rogue Waves, Jonathan Brill—a renowned expert on resilient growth and decision-making under uncertainty—shows you how to prepare your business to survive and thrive through the most radical upheavals.
9/6/202236 minutes, 32 seconds
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438: How to Engage Your Employees and Drive Organizational Excellence with Patrick Veroneau

Leaders who align their leadership behaviors to motivate and satisfy the needs of their teams will build cultures that are both engaging and profitable.
8/30/202237 minutes, 45 seconds
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437: Got Years of Notes Scattered All Over the Place? Let's Fix That!

Is your appetite for learning far greater than the time you have available to process it? Want a better system for retaining what resonates with you and ultimately expressing it in your own way? Your help is here!
8/23/202218 minutes, 47 seconds
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436: The Undefeated Marketing System with Phillip Stutts

What if the key to future business success lies in a simple and secret marketing approach that presidents use to get elected and startups use to become unicorns? Now you can learn it too!
8/16/202238 minutes, 59 seconds
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435: How Anyone Can Turn an Unsolved Problem Into a Breakthrough Success with Danny Warshay

Entrepreneurship is not a spirit or a gift. It is a process that anyone can learn, and that anyone can use to turn a problem into a solution with impact.
8/9/202246 minutes, 4 seconds
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434: Leading With Heart with John Baird and Edward Sullivan

As we reach the peak of the Great Resignation, two veteran executive coaches help today's leaders learn how to retain and inspire their teams through the one thing their research has found works: LEADING with HEART.
8/2/202248 minutes, 14 seconds
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433: You MUST Write a Book with Honoree Corder

Beyond technology, software, social media networks, even advertising and marketing campaigns, the biggest and best tool you'll ever have in your belt is a book with your name on the cover.
7/26/202234 minutes, 35 seconds
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432: How Creativity Rules the World with Maria Brito

Maria Brito illustrates how creativity is merely a series of habits, actions, and attitudes that anyone can develop—regardless of who you are and what you do.
7/19/202246 minutes, 38 seconds
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431: LinkedIn Profile Optimization for Dummies with Donna Serdula

LinkedIn Profile Optimization for Dummies shares exactly what you need to know to optimize your profile according to your goals.
7/12/202236 minutes, 1 second
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430: The Secret Society of Success with Tim Schurrer

In The Secret Society of Success, Tim Schurrer invites you to reevaluate your definition of success and learn a new, freer way to go about achieving it.
7/5/202246 minutes, 55 seconds
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429: The Magic Formula That Will Make You Rich with Noah St. John

Whether you want to become a millionaire, build wealth faster, or retire early, join the more than one million people worldwide who are already using Noah’s iconic method to transform your life in less than five minutes a day.
6/28/202238 minutes, 22 seconds
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428: The 5 Secrets to Lasting Love from the Go-Giver Marriage

To say love is what makes a marriage work, is like saying it takes oxygen to climb a mountain. Yes, oxygen is necessary. But not sufficient.
6/21/202254 minutes, 17 seconds
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427: Simple Money, Rich Life with Bob Lotich

A 21-day kick-start to stress-free money management.
6/14/202237 minutes, 59 seconds
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426: A New Way to Think with Roger Martin

Reading like a series of one-on-one sessions with one of the world's leading business thinkers, A New Way to Think is an essential guide for any current or aspiring business leader.
6/7/202249 minutes, 13 seconds
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425: A Radical New Way to Negotiate with Barry Nalebuff

From a leading Yale Expert and serial entrepreneur comes a radical, principled, and field-tested approach that identifies what's really at stake in any negotiation and thereby ensures you get your half—so you can focus on growing the pie.
5/31/202247 minutes, 27 seconds
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424: Deep Purpose is the Heart and Soul of High-Performance Companies

A distinguished Harvard Business School professor offers a compelling reassessment and defense of purpose as a management ethos, documenting the vast performance gains and social benefits that become possible when firms manage to get purpose right.
5/24/202238 minutes, 2 seconds
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423: How to Grow Your People to Grow Your Company with Whitney Johnson

Growth occurs when learning is internalized—when we try something new and invest the effort to move it from being something we do to something we are.
5/17/202232 minutes, 39 seconds
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422: 7 Biblical Principles for Being Purposeful, Present & Wildly Productive

We don't need just another approach to changing our habits. What we need is an operating system that takes into account the full scope of our lives. In these pages bestselling author Jordan Raynor presents this system, using the seven powerful time-management principles drawn from the example of how Jesus lived.
5/10/202241 minutes, 43 seconds
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421: Four Simple Choices to Scale Your Impact with Chick-fil-A's Mark Miller

Are you working harder than ever but struggling to make progress? You can escape the quicksand of busyness, distraction, and complexity...starting today!
5/3/202237 minutes, 25 seconds
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420: A Radical New Approach to Greater Success and Fulfillment

Personal accountability is the bedrock upon which all sustained success in life is built. Yet, what if nearly everything we have been taught about accountability is wrong?
4/26/202230 minutes, 16 seconds
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419: Your Super-Serious Guide to Modern Money Management

Rich. Wealthy. Well-heeled. Moneyed. Affluent. Not bad—but why not get Stacked instead? If you’ve ever dreamed of a basic philosophy of money that’ll help you live bigger, be bolder, and laugh harder, you need this book.
4/19/202243 minutes, 27 seconds
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418: How Truly Great Leaders Unleash Greatness in Others with Stephen M. R. Covey

Stephen M. R. Covey has made it his life's work to understand trust in leadership and organizations. In his newest and most transformative book, Trust & Inspire, he makes the compelling argument that even though our world has changed drastically, our style of leadership has not.
4/12/202248 minutes, 16 seconds
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417: How to Love What You Do, Do What You Love, and Do It for the Rest of Your Life with Marcus Buckingham

World-renowned researcher and New York Times bestselling author Marcus Buckingham helps us discover where we're at our best—both at work and in life.
4/5/202250 minutes, 32 seconds
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416: The Extraordinary Unordinary You with Simone Knego

Do you wake up every day feeling like you're going through the motions, that the hundreds of choices you make have almost no impact on the people around you? Simone Knego says you really only need to change the way you see yourself and the world around you will change.
3/29/202225 minutes, 11 seconds
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415: Restoring Meaning, Purpose, and Fun to Your Life and Work with Dr. Sunil Raheja

In Dancing with Wisdom, Dr. Sunil Raheja shows you how to stop going through the motions and become the fully alive human being you were always intended to be.
3/22/202229 minutes, 59 seconds
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414: Taking Your Next Book From Blank Page to 10,000 Copies Sold with Chandler Bolt

In this conversation with Self-Publishing School's Chandler Bolt, he walks us through a proven path to taking your book to bestseller status.
3/15/202233 minutes, 42 seconds
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413: Leveraging the Power of Visual Thinking in Leadership and in Life with Todd Cherches

VisuaLeadership will forever change the way you think and communicate by showing how you can quickly and easily leverage the power of visual imagery, mental models, metaphor, analogy, storytelling, and humor to help you take your game to a whole new level.
3/8/202231 minutes, 19 seconds
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412: Strategies for Creating a High-Revenue Microbusiness with Elaine Pofeldt

Could you be the bottleneck that is preventing your business from the growth you'd hoped for? Today's guest has just the help you need to get over the hump to the next level.
3/1/202238 minutes, 23 seconds
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411: The Actions That Will Make AND Keep Your Family Rich

If the American dream of formal education, work, buying a house, working some more, and trying to raise a family, isn't leading you where you want to go, then this is for you!
2/22/202234 minutes, 59 seconds
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410: Creating the Most Persuasive Presentations of Your Life with Dan Roam

Dan's new book outlines a fast and practical visual storytelling method that puts a powerful new toolkit into the hands of leaders, innovators, salespeople, teachers, and anyone who needs to quickly make an impact on increasingly distracted audiences.
2/15/202244 minutes, 5 seconds
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409: Break Free From Daily Burnout, Struggle Less, and Thrive More in Work and Life with Nataly Kogan

Filled with simple, science-backed practices and Nataly's contagious energy, The Awesome Human Project will teach you how to create more supportive relationships with yourself, with your thoughts and emotions, and with other people, so you can become the awesome human you're meant to be.
2/8/202243 minutes, 22 seconds
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408: How to Lead a Life of Significance by Embracing Your Trials with Warwick Fairfax

In Crucible Leadership, Warwick Fairfax explains what he learned about himself from a devastating failure – who he was and who he was not, what his unique design, purpose, passions, and vision really were.
2/1/202230 minutes, 44 seconds
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407: A Battle-Tested Guide to Unshakable Performance with Dr. Nate Zinsser

The Director of West Point’s influential Performance Psychology Program shares the secrets of mental toughness and self-belief in this definitive guide to mastering confidence, the key to performance in any field.
1/25/202233 minutes, 47 seconds
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406: A Workaholic's Cure for Anxiety with Charlie Hoehn

If you or someone you know suffers from bouts of anxiety, or from workaholism, or both, this conversation is one you do not want to miss.
1/17/202235 minutes, 33 seconds
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405: How the Power of Pace Can Help Your Organization Achieve All New Levels will Elizabeth Knox

With years of experience helping organizations reimagine their identities, communication, and effectiveness to create a more productive workplace, Elizabeth Knox details her experience and data-driven strategies to help readers evaluate and discover a pace that allows both their organization and employees to succeed.
1/10/202239 minutes, 19 seconds
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404: Leading Successful Meetings, Dynamic Workshops, and Effective Training Events with Paul Maltby

The Fearless Facilitator consolidates twenty years of experience and hard-learned lessons into a summary of powerful techniques you can deploy now.
1/3/202241 minutes, 21 seconds
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403: How History's Awesome Twentysomethings Got It Together with Robert Dilenschneider

CEO and respected advisor Robert L. Dilenschneider examines the trajectories of iconic figures to reveal the choices that enabled them to fulfill their potential.
12/27/202134 minutes, 20 seconds
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402: Reclaim Control and Make Every Situation a Win-Win with Gail Rudolph

Gail Rudolph helps readers discover how to harness their innate interpersonal power, revealing the cues and signals that help us respond effectively.
12/20/202137 minutes, 13 seconds
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401: How Great Leaders Prepare, Perform and Prevail with Jim Afremow and Phil White

This book taps into the same tips and techniques honed by top-tier athletes, such as how to get in a "zone," thrive on a team, and stay humble, to become a champion at work and the ultimate team player at home.
12/6/202135 minutes, 40 seconds
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400: How to Take the Lead, Play Bigger, and Multiply Your Impact

Drawing on insights from leaders at top companies, Wiseman explains what the most influential players are doing differently, how small and seemingly insignificant differences in how we think and act can make an enormous impact.
12/5/202148 minutes, 33 seconds
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399: Applying Relationship Rules in Business for Ultimate Success with Honoree Corder

Want to take your networking to another level? Apply the rules of personal dating to cultivate valuable business relationships like never before!
11/29/202136 minutes, 5 seconds
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398: Learning and Development Programs That Stick with Meredith Bell

Use this book as a roadmap for strengthening the people in your organization and building a positive coaching culture.
11/22/202132 minutes, 23 seconds
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397: Thursday is the New Friday with author Joe Sanok

Learn to let go of the paralyzing need to be perfect. Find out how to navigate your fears of failure. And stop holding onto the industrial mindset that logging hours boosts productivity.
11/15/202142 minutes, 11 seconds
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396: How to Write a Non-Fiction Book That Sells with Julie Broad

In Self-Publish & Succeed, trusted best-selling author and entrepreneur Julie Broad shows you that writing a successful nonfiction book starts long before you write your first chapter. To write a book that boosts your brand, generates a profit, and makes you an influencer in your industry, you need the 'no boring books' way.
11/8/202127 minutes, 38 seconds
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395: How Leading Organizations Blend the Digital and Physical with Robert E. Siegel

Siegel shows how to create lasting profits and growth in the smartest way possible: by creating a solid partnership between digital innovation and traditional business operations―in other words, by marrying brains and brawn.
11/1/202128 minutes, 7 seconds
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394: Take Your Life Back From Your Business with Dr. Sabrina Starling

Grinding it out is grinding us up. Work should support life, not the other way around. The irony is the less we work, the more effective we become. In The 4 Week Vacation, you will discover strategies to build a thriving life and business. Get ready to take your life back!
10/25/202135 minutes, 52 seconds
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393: You Can Change Other People with Peter Bregman and Howie Jacobson

In You Can Change Other People, the world's number-one executive coach, Peter Bregman, and Howie Jacobson, PhD, share the Four Steps to help the people around you make positive change - even if they've been stuck for years.
10/18/202131 minutes, 21 seconds
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392: Stimulate Greater Engagement and Productivity with Roy Heintz

How engaged are your people? What does their performance productivity look like? Sadly, 67% of those surveyed said they were “not engaged” and 18% said they were “actively disengaged!”
10/12/202132 minutes, 21 seconds
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391: Take Back Your Time the Guilt-Free Way with Chrisy Wright

Decide what matters. Stop doing what doesn't matter. Create a schedule that reflects what matters. Protect what matters. Be present for what matters.
10/4/202128 minutes, 44 seconds
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390: The Magnetic Leader with Chris McClure

In The Magnetic Leader, discover 18 Essential Actions you can practice daily to upgrade your influence and impact. People will follow your lead, becomes more confident, draw out the best in each other, enjoy healthy relationships, and make a difference!
9/27/202134 minutes, 28 seconds
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389: How to Be a Long-Term Thinker in a Short Term World with Dorie Clark

Dorie Clark shares unique principles and frameworks anyone can apply to their situation, as well as stories from her own career and other professionals' experiences.
9/20/202138 minutes, 40 seconds
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388: How to Build a Profitable Business in Any Economy with John Meese

Survive and Thrive paves the path for any entrepreneur to start from scratch and build a profitable business in any economy, including this one.
9/13/202142 minutes, 26 seconds
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387: 8 Tools You Need to Get Paid the Money You Want with Jill Young

The Earning Advantage is a unique resource for employees to earn more money while promoting their company's growth.
9/6/202148 minutes, 8 seconds
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386: How to Listen Like You Mean It with Ximena Vengoechea

In Listen Like You Mean It, Ximena offers an essential listening guide for our times, revealing tried-and-true strategies honed in her own research sessions and drawn from interviews with marriage counselors, podcast hosts, life coaches, journalists, filmmakers, and other listening experts.
8/31/202135 minutes, 33 seconds
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385: The Simple Habit That Expands Your Influence and Boosts Your Career with Jeff Brown

If you already know that reading is critical for success, Read to Lead (the book) will help you get more out of the books you read. If you aren’t a reader (yet) it will help explain why you should be, and give you tips on how to jump into it painlessly.
8/23/202132 minutes, 27 seconds
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384: The Truth About AI and the Future of Humanity with Steve Shwartz

Although we don't have to worry about evil robots rising to power and turning us into pets, artificial intelligence is here to stay, and we must learn to separate fact from fiction and embrace how this amazing technology enhances our world.
8/17/202123 minutes, 34 seconds
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383: The Speed of Trust with Stephen M. R. Covey

Stephen M. R. Covey shows how trust—and the speed at which it is established with clients, employees, and all stakeholders—is the single most critical component of a successful leader and organization.
8/9/202137 minutes, 50 seconds
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382: 7 Practical Tools to Take Charge of Your Career with Ted Fleming

Ted Fleming, head of talent development for CVS, shares simple, powerful advice for finding the right job or growing in an existing role.
8/1/202132 minutes, 18 seconds
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381: Lead with Your Values to Advance Your Career with the Wharton School's G. Richard Shell

Driven by dramatic, real-world examples from his classroom, today's headlines, and classic cases of corporate wrong-doing, The Conscience Code shows how to create value-based workplaces where everyone can thrive.
7/26/202143 minutes, 56 seconds
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380: Big Ideas for Fueling Irresistible Corporate Cultures

In Pathway to Purpose, service excellence expert Jamey Lutz unveils time-tested strategies that have helped transform once good companies into truly exceptional ones.
7/19/202134 minutes, 33 seconds
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379: Finding Purpose and Passion in Your Career and Personal Journey

Close your eyes. Do you see, feel, and sense a vision of yourself that does not align with your current life? If so, that means it's time to grow; it's time to change.
7/12/202132 minutes, 35 seconds
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378: The 8 Step Blueprint To Building A Profitable Personal Brand Business

It’s no secret that more people than ever before are building thriving businesses around their personal brands. But why do some create six- or even seven-figure businesses while so many others strive to make a consistent income? Find out in this conversation with my good friend Mike Kim.
7/5/202156 minutes, 47 seconds
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377: How to Unlock and Activate the Wisdom of Others

Many industries worldwide are stuck as they struggle to survive and grow. Stuck businesses do not react, pivot, and redirect, which can be catastrophic. In Unstuck, Craig Lemasters shares techniques he has used in a lifetime of helping Fortune 500 companies fill their knowledge gaps.
6/26/202127 minutes, 28 seconds
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376: The 8 Pillars of Trust That Drive Results

You will learn strategies to increase alignment, overcome attrition, and get absolutely clear on executing your top priorities.
6/21/202139 minutes, 22 seconds
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375: Develop Today's Team for Tomorrow's World of Work

Talent Transformation will help you engage your workforce, set meaningful goals, and make decisions based on data and logic instead of guesswork. It will help you lead with confidence, embrace uncertainty with an unrivaled degree of flexibility and agility, and achieve long-term success.
6/14/202125 minutes, 41 seconds
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374: The Long-Distance Teammate with Kevin Eikenberry

This book tackles the most important issues presented by long-distance teamwork. Learn the mindset, skillset, and habits you need to be a successful, engaged, and valued long-distance contributor.
6/7/202134 minutes, 3 seconds
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373: 50 Lessions for Life and Leadership

This book features fifty original, powerful stories that will shape the lives of its readers, helping them to become better leaders and people.
5/31/202116 minutes, 50 seconds
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372: How to Talk to Yourself the Way God Talks to You

There’s no need to remain stuck thinking unhelpful thoughts. Learn how you can fill your mind with encouraging, life-enriching truths through a gospel-saturated, 31-day challenge that can help you replace a destructive mindset with a positive, empowering, and godly one.
5/24/202135 minutes
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371: The Walk-On Method to Career and Business Success

Professional success is your control, much more than you realize. Ordinary people will accomplish extraordinary feats when their energy is properly channeled.
5/17/202134 minutes, 33 seconds
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370: The Unconventional Path to Breakthrough Ideas with Cyril Bouquet

Through the ALIEN method, you will learn how to develop out-of-this-world ideas. ALIEN Thinking, the book, can help anyone find innovative solutions to the most difficult problems.
5/10/202138 minutes, 38 seconds
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369: Future-Proofing You with Jay Samit

This book is perfect for anyone who is tired of jobs with no security, hopes to truly realize their professional and personal potential, and is looking for a way to build a better life for them and their family.
5/3/202141 minutes, 4 seconds
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368: Taking Depression Head-On with Victoria Mininger

In Daring to Fight, Victoria Mininger candidly shares her painful battle with clinical depression and lays out practical steps she used to fight it every day.
4/26/202132 minutes, 11 seconds
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367: The Quest to Build a Culture That Rocks with Arnie Malham

In Worth Doing Wrong, Malham provides strategies for creating a culture that will help you smash business goals, achieve win-win relationships with your clients, generate buzz in your community, and cultivate a workplace that you and your employees will love.
4/19/202133 minutes, 3 seconds
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366: Win at Work and Succeed at Life with Megan Hyatt Miller

Megan Hyatt Miller and Michael Hyatt's new book shares their proven, practical plan to help you win at work and succeed at life.
4/12/202132 minutes, 8 seconds
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365: The Surprising Solution to Overthinking with Jon Acuff

If you want to tap into the surprising power of overthinking and give your dreams more time and creativity, learn how to DJ the soundtracks that define you. If you can worry, you can wonder. If you can doubt, you can dominate. If you can spin, you can soar.
4/5/202134 minutes, 10 seconds
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364: The Power of a Graceful Leader with Alexsys Thompson

In The Power of a Graceful Leader, Alexsys Thompson shares how to begin integrating who you are and how you lead.
3/29/202127 minutes, 41 seconds
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363: The Common Path to Uncommon Success with John Lee Dumas

Based on thousands of interviews from John Lee Dumas’ highly acclaimed podcast, Entrepreneurs on Fire, this revolutionary 17-step roadmap provides a proven path for entrepreneurs like you to achieve the financial, location, and lifestyle freedom you are capable of. Let The Common Path to Uncommon Success show you how.
3/22/202130 minutes, 50 seconds
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362: Essential Skills for Success That No One Taught You with Mark Herschberg

Mark's book The Career Toolkit will help you master networking, negotiating, communicating, leading, and career planning. It's a multivitamin for your career.
3/15/202133 minutes, 54 seconds
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361: 12 Indispensable Success Secrets from the Hype Handbook

If you're a business owner, entrepreneur, executive, artist, activist, or thinker who can honestly say that you are truly trying to make the world a better place, it is your moral imperative to learn how to harness raw emotion and irrational thinking to your benefit.
3/8/202143 minutes, 8 seconds
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360: Advice for Working Moms from Pulitzer Prize-Winning Writer Joann Lublin

A longtime Wall Street Journal career columnist and mother compares two generations of women - boomers and GenXers - to examine how each navigates the emotional and professional challenges involved in juggling managerial careers and families.
3/1/202132 minutes, 19 seconds
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359: How to Make Your Family Business Last with Mitzi Perdue

Your family business faces a 70% of not making it to the next generation. The good news is you can change those odds, and Mitzi Perdue's book can give you the tools to do it.
2/22/202130 minutes
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358: Resilient By Nature with former NFL Great Reggie Williams

In Resilient By Nature, Reggie Williams provides an intimate account of his remarkable journey while also sharing his unique perspectives on a wide variety of topics.
2/15/202126 minutes, 16 seconds
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357: The Leader's Guide to Unconscious Bias

A timely, must-have guide to understanding and overcoming bias in the workplace, from the experts at FranklinCovey.
2/8/202128 minutes, 32 seconds
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356: Mastering the Art of Public Speaking with Michael J. Gelb

Mastering the Art of Public Speaking will guide you to rediscover your natural gift for communication while strengthening your confidence and your presence.
2/1/202132 minutes, 57 seconds
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355: Discovering the Hidden Forces That Drive Your Best Work with Todd Henry

Rewards like money, perks, and praise lead to short-term wins but don’t really do much to ward off the pull of habit and complacency. So, what’s the secret to unleashing our best work? And how can we use it to achieve lasting results with our teams and in our lives? The Motivation Code shows the way.
1/25/202142 minutes, 28 seconds
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354: How to Stay On Top Forever with the Help of Today's Tech Titans

Through 130 interviews with insiders from Mark Zuckerberg to hourly workers, Alex Kantrowitz shows how the tech titans operate cultures of invention.
1/18/202144 minutes, 34 seconds
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353: 99% Invisible's Roman Mars on the Hidden World of Everyday Design

You are about to see stories everywhere, YOU BEAUTIFUL NERD.
1/11/202126 minutes, 41 seconds
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352: How to Get Paid for What You Know with Jonathan Milligan

Jonathan Milligan gives you a simple four-step framework to rise above the noise and build a real business.
1/4/202133 minutes, 18 seconds
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351: 22 Ways to Stop Procrastinating with Brian Tracy

Brian Tracy's life-changing global bestseller Eat That Frog! has now been adapted to the specific needs of students.
12/28/202027 minutes, 13 seconds
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350: The Rise of an Iconic Brand with former Dunkin' Donuts CEO Robert Rosenberg

In 35 years as CEO of Dunkin' Donuts, Robert Rosenberg grew the company from $10 million in sales to over $2 billion, with more than 3,000 outlets.
12/21/202031 minutes, 21 seconds
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349: Why You Need to Be Unapologetically Ambitious with Shellye Archambeau

Unapologetically Ambitious invites us to move beyond the solely supportive roles others expect us to fill, to learn how to carefully tread the thin line between assertive and aggressive, and to give ourselves permission to strive for the top. Make no apologies for the height of your ambitions.
12/14/202028 minutes, 30 seconds
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348: Lessons for Today's Leaders from Bold Decisions that Changed History

Here you'll find sixteen well-researched and carefully curated case studies of world leaders that reveal powerful lessons that today's leaders can apply to their own professional lives.
12/7/202025 minutes, 16 seconds
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347: Lessons On Lasting Leadership from the Greatest Leaders of All Time

Leadership Endurance is for any leader who feels called to a lifetime of service in the leader's chair.
11/30/202023 minutes, 46 seconds
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346: Raising Your Kids in a Tech-Driven World with Arelene Pellicane

In Screen Kids Gary Chapman and Arlene Pellicane will empower you with the tools you need to make positive changes. Plus, you’ll learn to teach the five A+ skills that every child needs to master: affection, appreciation, anger management, apology, and attention.
11/23/202040 minutes, 23 seconds
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345: Solve Any Problem Faster, with Less Risk, and Lower Cost with Stephen Shapiro

Apply just one of the book's 25 lenses and you will quickly discover better solutions. Apply all of them and you will be able to solve any problem - in business and in life.
11/16/202028 minutes, 3 seconds
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344: The Practice and Shipping Creative Work with Seth Godin

With this book as your guide, you'll learn to dance with your fear, to take the risks worth taking, and to embrace the empathy required to make work that contributes with authenticity and joy.
11/9/202022 minutes, 57 seconds
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343: The Self-Evolved Leader with Dave McKeown

The Self-Evolved Leader is a practical guide to help C-suite executives and leaders at all levels resist the pull of the urgent so they can focus on the medium- and long-term direction of their team, the development of their people, and the successful delivery of shared goals.
11/2/202035 minutes, 50 seconds
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342: Close the Gap Between Dreaming and Doing with Kary Oberbrunner

Unhackable is the 30-day elixir for creating flawless ideas, leveraging superhuman focus, and achieving optimal human performance through flow.
10/26/202039 minutes, 30 seconds
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341: When More Is Not Better with Roger L. Martin

Filled with keen economic insight and advice for citizens, executives, policy makers, and educators, When More Is Not Better is the must-read guide for saving democratic capitalism.
10/19/202029 minutes, 14 seconds
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340: The Bridge From You Dreams to Your Destiny with Mark Victor Hansen

You were born with a destiny. Your job is to discover it. Once you begin to practice the art and science of asking to discover your destiny and start to move toward it, you can manifest innumerable blessings for yourself and others.
10/12/202025 minutes, 39 seconds
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339: What Mothers Never Tell Their Daughters with Dr. Michelle Deering

Author, speaker, and psychologist Dr. Michelle Deering shows you how to clarify issues, connect, and communicate better with your mother or daughter or anyone.
10/5/202043 minutes, 24 seconds
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338: 48 Days to the Work (and Life) You Love with Dan Miller

In this 20th anniversary edition of Dan's bestseller, you will find everything you need to move you toward finding - or creating - work you love in just 48 days.
9/28/202030 minutes, 9 seconds
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337: Change (the) Management with Author Al Comeaux

Change (the) Management draws on Al Comeaux's decades of experience in-seat as a change champion and senior executive at well-known companies, as well as decades of research on the subject of organizational change.
9/21/202036 minutes, 46 seconds
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336: Building an Unbeatable Business with Square Co-Founder Jim McKelvey

The Innovation Stack is an irreverent first-person look inside the world of entrepreneurship, and an inspiring business narrative that's much bigger than the story of Square.
9/14/202039 minutes, 39 seconds
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335: How to WIN in a World of Comparison

Stop giving Comparison power. Take control of your life, starting now!
9/8/202028 minutes, 29 seconds
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334: The Business of Friendship with Shasta Nelson

Shasta Nelson teaches you how to develop healthy and appropriate friendships at work that can benefit both you and your organization.
8/31/202034 minutes, 22 seconds
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333: Great Leaders Do What Drug Addicts Do with Michael Brody-Waite

In Great Leaders Live Like Drug Addicts, Michael explains what drug addicts do to recover and provides a step-by-step program you can use to break free from your mask addiction to thrive in both work and life.
8/24/202043 minutes, 36 seconds
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332: Knockout Networking with Michael Goldberg

In Knockout Networking, Michael Goldberg provides you with the same lessons he's shared with industry titans, helping anyone become an expert at prospecting while building and maintaining client relationships.
8/17/202032 minutes, 20 seconds
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331: How's the Culture in Your Kingdom? with former Disney VP Dan Cockerell

How's the Culture in Your Kingdom? introduces relevant examples, compelling stories, and common-sense concepts that prepare leaders to lead their own kingdom.
8/10/202045 minutes, 46 seconds
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330: Leadership Lessons from Hockey's Greatest Coaches

In Behind the Bench, journalist Craig Custance sits down for film sessions and candid conversations with some of the hockey world's most notable modern luminaries.
8/3/202043 minutes, 48 seconds
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329: 3 Simple Steps to Create a Life Full of ENERY and Live Your Best Every Day

The Energy Clock shows you how to adjust your mindset and accomplish more meaningful work with fewer distractions.
7/27/202031 minutes, 23 seconds
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328: Three Secrets to Building Strong Leaders with Alain Hunkins

Cracking the Leadership Code is designed to shorten your leadership learning curve and accelerate your leadership growth.
7/20/202035 minutes, 19 seconds
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327: The Self-Reliant Entrepreneur with John Jantsch

The Self-Reliant Entrepreneur is a guide for creating a deeper relationship with the entrepreneurial journey.
7/13/202029 minutes
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326: Win Every Day with Chick-fil-a VP Mark Miller

Mark Miller shares proven practices to release the untapped potential in your people, create strong competitive advantage, and win not just on game day but every day.
7/6/202027 minutes, 35 seconds
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325: Building a Brand People Love From Day One with Emily Heyward

Whether you're starting a new business, launching a new product line, or looking to refresh a brand for a new generation of customers, Obsessed shows you why the old rules of brand-building no longer apply, and what really works for today's customers.
6/29/202024 minutes, 44 seconds
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324: The Future of Behavior Design with BJ Fogg

Based on twenty years of research and Fogg's experience coaching more than 40,000 people, Tiny Habits cracks the code of habit formation.
6/22/202037 minutes, 3 seconds
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323: Using Authority, Warmth, and Energy to Get Exceptional Results

One of the nation's premier talent agents and career advisors shows you how to catapult your career and your life forward with three key communication strategies―Authority, Warmth, and Energy.
6/15/202030 minutes, 36 seconds
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322: Fix This Next with Mike Michalowicz

In Fix This Next, Mike shows you how to utilize his system, repeating it every time your company plateaus or meets a new challenge. It will move your business forward decisively fast.
6/8/202032 minutes, 34 seconds
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321: Habits of a Champion with Dana Cavalea

In Habits of a Champion, Coach Dana Cavalea shares 15 lessons about what it takes to become a champion. He shares stories and insights from some of the world's top performers in sports, life, and business.
6/1/202028 minutes, 23 seconds
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320: Maximize Profits by Investing in Your People with Sherry Deutschmann

When entrepreneur Sherry Deutschmann first decided to start a business, she knew she wanted to build something totally different. In Lunch with Lucy, Sherry tells the story of the creation of that company, LetterLogic, and how she turned it into a $40-million company by putting employees first - even ahead of customers and shareholders.
5/25/202035 minutes, 30 seconds
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319: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People 30th Anniversary Edition with Stephen M. R. Covey

Jeff chats with Stephen M. R. Covey, son of the late Stephen R. Covey, author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, the #1 Most Influential Business Book of the Twentieth Century!
5/18/202050 minutes, 19 seconds
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318: 5 Steps to Kill Busyness with Garland Vance

Everyone is busy. And it's killing us all. But it doesn't have to be this way! If you're ready to do less, get more done, and enjoy life, it's time to get un-busy!
5/11/202043 minutes, 9 seconds
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317: No One's Listening and It's Your Fault with Pam Marmon

Leading change at your organization can be a daunting proposition while you face mounting pressure for growth. As a senior leader, what should be an exciting time for your organization becomes a challenge, leading to a fear of change and the belief that change is hard. Pam Marmon shares a refreshing and radical truth: With the proper process, change is not hard.
5/4/202025 minutes, 51 seconds
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316: Could You Survive Shark Tank?

Your business may never appear on the TV show, but following the principles in this book will ensure you avoid the fatal mistakes entrepreneurs often make in the real world.
4/27/202033 minutes, 1 second
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315: Thinking Like a Boss with Kate Crocco

With plenty of inspiring stories and actionable steps you can take - starting now - Kate Crocco exposes the twelve limiting beliefs that are holding you back from your true potential.
4/20/202031 minutes, 24 seconds
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314: The Surprising Power of Business Experiments

In Experimentation Works, Harvard Business School professor Stefan Thomke shows what constitutes best experimentation practice, illustrates how that works at leading companies, and answers some fundamental questions.
4/13/202035 minutes, 47 seconds
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313: Building a Compelling Subscription Model with Robbie Kellman Baxter

With The Forever Transaction, you have everything you need to build durable, long-term relationships with every customer, and leverage them for ultimate business success - today, tomorrow, and forever.
4/6/202039 minutes
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312: The Vision Driven Leader with Michael Hyatt

The Vision-Driven Leader guides you through a series of 10 questions that not only serve as a diagnostic tool, but also shed light on the vision-crafting and vision-casting process.
3/30/202036 minutes, 36 seconds
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311: The Life-Change Power of Trustiing Yourself with Margie Warrell

You’ve Got This! is a must-read for everyone, from seasoned leaders, to those embarking on their adult lives, and anyone in between who just needs encouragement to rise to take that leap
3/23/202029 minutes, 42 seconds
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310: Leading with Gratitude with Adrian Gostick

Adrian and Chester introduce eight simple ways managers can show employees they are valued. They supplement their insights and advice with stories of how many of today’s most successful leaders effectively incorporated gratitude into their leadership styles.
3/16/202031 minutes, 26 seconds
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309: Discussing the Art of Doing Nothing with Celeste Headlee

Burnout is now classified as a legitimate medical diagnosis. Do Nothing offers an understanding of how we've arrived at this point and how to break the cycle.
3/9/202032 minutes, 30 seconds
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308: Cracking Complexity with David Benjamin

Filled with stories and advice distilled from years of experience applying the Complexity Formula across a broad range of sectors, David Benjamin and David Komlos have delivered the defining handbook for current and future leaders.
3/2/202029 minutes, 28 seconds
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307: 30 Hacks for Bringing Joy to Your Work with Bruce Daisley

Bruce Daisley draws on both his experience at companies like Twitter, Google, and YouTube and his relationships with experts in psychology, economics, and behavioral science to help bring back joy to our burned out, unproductive work culture.
2/24/202038 minutes, 42 seconds
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306: The Successful Speaker with Grant Baldwin

In this conversation, you will learn the five-step roadmap to starting and scaling a speaking business from the ground up.
2/16/202043 minutes, 18 seconds
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305: Ditch the Me Mindset and Change the World with Dr. Eric George

In We, Dr. George presents the value of embracing a mindset of connectedness, where the people we encounter represent the source of a fulfilling life.
2/10/202033 minutes, 8 seconds
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304: Discover How You Contribute to the World with Tom Rath

Tom Rath's new book, Life's Great Question, will show you how to make your work and life more meaningful, and greatly boost your wellbeing.
2/3/202027 minutes, 31 seconds
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303: Riding the Next Wave of Disruption with Paul Estes

You don't have to quit your job to live a balanced life, reskill, unlock new opportunities, or start that side hustle you can't stop thinking about.
1/28/202027 minutes, 27 seconds
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302: Never Go With Your Gut with Gleb Tsipursky

Poor decision making can devastate an enterprise. In Never Go With Your Gut, learn how leaders like you can avoid terrible advice, cognitive biases, and bad judgment to save your business and bottom line.
1/20/202041 minutes, 42 seconds
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301: Delivering the Ultimate Customer Service Experience with Micah Solomon

In Ignore Your Customers (and They'll Go Away), Micah reveals the secrets of how you can transform your own customer service and culture.
1/13/202037 minutes, 50 seconds
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300: Sharpen Your Marketing Message and Cut Through the Noise with Bill Cates

Radical Relevance will help you cut through the daily barrage of messages your prospects experience, to reach the right people at the right time with the right message.
1/6/202037 minutes, 45 seconds
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299: Unlock Your Power to Influence, Lead, and Create the Impact You Want with Anese Cavanaugh

This highly-anticipated follow-up to Contagious Culture shows aspiring leaders how to embody the qualities they wish to cultivate in their organizations.
12/31/201938 minutes, 56 seconds
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298: Master Your Code with Darren J. Gold

Master Your Code combines ancient wisdom and modern science to produce an essential guidebook for what we all want - a life of joy, fulfillment, and happiness.
12/23/201931 minutes, 13 seconds
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297: A Practical Guide to the Design and Implementation of Strategy

In The Strategy Mindset 2.0, Dr. Chuck Bamford shows you how several popular strategy myths can actually stunt your company's growth.
12/17/201924 minutes, 30 seconds
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296: Earning a Debt-Free Degree with Anthony O'Neal

In Debt-Free Degree, Anthony teaches you how to pay for college without student loans - whether you've started saving or not.
12/9/201925 minutes, 26 seconds
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295: The Infinite Game by Simon Sinek

Leaders who embrace an infinite mindset build stronger, more innovative, more inspiring companies. They have the resilience to thrive in an ever-changing world, while their competitors fall by the wayside. Ultimately, they are the ones who lead the rest of into the future.
12/3/201924 minutes, 12 seconds
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294: Exceptional Presentation Delivery with Tim Pollard

Mastering the Moment employs Tim Pollard's engaging style, making the guidance as absorbing to read as it is to adopt.
11/26/201952 minutes, 43 seconds
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293: Attract Top Talent and Build a Thriving Culture

The Problem Isn’t Their Paycheck guides you through the changes you need to make in your business to attract (and retain) the 12% of employees who bring their all - and maps out the financial reward that comes with retaining employees.
11/19/201930 minutes, 24 seconds
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292: Transforming Your Business with Amanda Slavin

Amanda Slavin unveils the tools to measure and grow your brand's engagement, forge a deeper, more personal connection with customers, and unite your employees around a shared mission.
11/9/201948 minutes, 7 seconds
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291: How to Have Conversations That Matter with Celeste Headlee

In We Need to Talk, Celeste Headlee outlines strategies that have made her a better conversationalist and offers actionable steps anyone can take to improve their communication skills.
11/4/201931 minutes, 53 seconds
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290: Build Your Business, Quit Your Job, and Live Your Ideal Lifestyle

Tom and Ariana guide current and aspiring entrepreneurs through the major aspects of making it happen with a simple step-by-step process.
10/28/201938 minutes, 35 seconds
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289: Taking the Work Out of Networking with Karen Wickre

Networking can feel phony, awkward, and intimidating - but it doesn't have to. Here you'll find a more authentic way to make connections.
10/21/201930 minutes, 5 seconds
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288: The High Achiever's Guide with Maki Moussavi

In The High Achiever's Guide, Maki Moussavi shares her best tools and processes to determine what fulfillment means to you so you can thrive with empowered confidence.
10/11/201932 minutes, 31 seconds
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287: How to Grow Your Business Like Amazon with Steve Anderson

Technology and Risk expert Steve Anderson has analyzed and distilled Bezos' shareholder letters to reveal the key 14 Growth Principles that unlock the lessons, mindset, and steps Bezos has used to make Amazon the massive success it is today.
10/7/201936 minutes, 15 seconds
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286: Escape the 9-5, Create a Life You Love and Still Pay the Bills with Marianne Cantwell

Trapped in a job or business that's "just not you"? Marianne Cantwell's straight-talking bestseller will help you break out of the career cage and Be a Free Range Human.
9/30/201950 minutes, 59 seconds
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285: The 10 Laws of Trust with JetBlue Chairman Joel Peterson

The 10 Laws of Trust is the playbook for breaking through operational silos and CYA mentality that plague so many organizations today.
9/23/201925 minutes, 47 seconds
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284: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life

What would be possible if you followed through on your best intentions? What could you accomplish if you could stay focused and overcome distractions? What if you had the power to become "indistractable"?
9/16/201931 minutes, 38 seconds
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283: Creating a Remarkable Culture with Chick-fil-a Veteran Dee Ann Turner

When it comes to running a business, the most important decisions a leader makes are not about products or locations--they're about people. Now Dee Ann Turner is ready to share her secrets on how to build, sustain, and grow an organizational culture that attracts world-class talent and consistently delights customers, no matter what your industry.
9/9/201930 minutes, 33 seconds
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282: Becoming Dr. Seuss with Brian Jay Jones

Coming right off the heels of George Lucas and the bestselling Jim Henson, Brian Jay Jones is quickly developing a reputation as a master biographer of the creative geniuses of our time.
8/26/201937 minutes, 6 seconds
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281: How You Too Can Find a Business Within You with Kajabi Cofounder Travis Rosser

You may not realize it, but we were all given a gift that we should be sharing with the world. The experiences you have accumulated throughout your life can turn you into a potential entrepreneur, says Travis Rosser.
8/20/201933 minutes, 5 seconds
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280: Why Your Customers Hate You and How to Fix It

John R. Brandt offers leaders an actionable Anti-Nincompoopery Plan based on retaining three deceptively simple, research-validated strategies: innovation, talent, and process.
8/12/201929 minutes, 23 seconds
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279: Stand Out, Grow Your Tribe, and Build a Successful Business

Online marketing's self-described crash-test dummy is back for his third visit, this time to discuss his brand new book on how to create Superfans.
8/12/201941 minutes, 10 seconds
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278: How to Become the Leader You Would Follow

In Management Mess to Leadership Success, you'll find 30 leadership challenges, honed by FranklinCovey through years of research that illustrate how to rise when you fall and how to survive and even thrive as an unfiltered leader.
8/5/201940 minutes
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277: How to Succeed in a Project Driven World

Leading projects thinker Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez looks at how some leading companies, governments, schools, and universities have already embraced projects as the way to deliver on their strategy and ambitions.
7/29/201934 minutes, 50 seconds
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276: 50 1/2 Ideas to Become Digital Leader with former Amazon Executive John Rossman

In Think Like Amazon, former Amazon executive John Rossman, who launched and scaled Amazon Marketplace, gives business leaders the ultimate playbook on how to "think like Amazon" and succeed in the digital age, with an inside look at the authentic beliefs, leadership principles, and techniques used to build and manage the dynamic business we all admire, if not fear, today.
7/22/201931 minutes, 40 seconds
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275: Get Better Work, Take More Time Off, and Finance the Life You Want in the Gig Economy

Traditional full-time employment is disappearing. Increasingly, in its place are short-term assignments, contract work, and freelance jobs - the gig economy. Are you ready?
7/15/201932 minutes, 26 seconds
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Encore Episode: 5 Killer Books on Public Speaking and Effective Communication

As I take some time away with family, I've prepared this encore episode especially for you. It originally published as Episode 200 of Read to Lead, which itself takes a look back of five special interviews. Enjoy!
7/8/201947 minutes, 33 seconds
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274: An Audio Summary of Free to Focus by Michael Hyatt

In this episode, I share the insights and ideas I gleaned from reading Free to Focus by Michael Hyatt. It's one of the most practical books I've read in quite some time.
6/29/201913 minutes, 4 seconds
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273: Applied Empathy with Michael Ventura

Empathy is not about being nice. It's not about pity or sympathy, either. It's about having a deep understanding of your consumers, your colleagues, and yourself.
6/21/201928 minutes, 8 seconds
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272: The Daily Decision That Changes Everything with Brian Dixon

If you're ready to get unstuck, love your work, and make the dream happen, entrepreneur and business coach Brian Dixon has a message for you: Start With Your People.
6/17/201926 minutes, 3 seconds
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271: Unlimiting Your Beliefs with Ironman Karen Brown

Karen Brown shares 7 keys to greater success in your personal and professional life by accessing the power of the unconscious mind through scientifically-proven techniques and patterns.
6/10/201941 minutes, 56 seconds
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270: 7 Simple Actions to Get the Right Things Done and Achieve Your Goals

Taking control of your time and life doesn't have to be complicated. If you're serious about squashing stress and taking control, read Accomplish It.
6/3/201934 minutes, 8 seconds
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269: The All-New Second Edition of Same Side Selling

Same Side Selling will help you to escape the competitive, adversarial dynamic that gives salespeople a bad name.
5/23/201934 minutes, 53 seconds
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268: How to Use Productive Conflict to Get Your Team Back on Track

Learn how to create the productive conflict your organization needs to get along and get stuff done.
5/20/201948 minutes, 25 seconds
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267: Making Your Company Fit for Human Life

Moe Carrick offers a fresh, honest, and direct roadmap for leaders everywhere who seek to make their workplace fit for human life. And, she offers advice for workers and encourages them to be their authentic selves.
5/14/201939 minutes, 6 seconds
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266: 6 Energy Habits to Master the Business Travel Life

Whether you realize it or not, you have a certain energy level that you’ve developed on the road. Is your status as good as you think it is or even hope it to be?
5/6/201949 minutes, 4 seconds
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265: Ryan Levesque on the Single Most Important Decision Before Starting Your Business

Starting a business is hard. Most people fail, but it doesn't have to be that way. It starts with asking WHO instead of WHAT.
4/29/201949 minutes, 8 seconds
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264: Life Is Too Short to Do Things You Can't Stand

Host Jeff Brown argues that too many people are living someone else's life, trudging along in a job they hate. Is that you? Stop, Jeff says. Life is too short!
4/22/201911 minutes, 12 seconds
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263: How to Ignore Everybody, Carve Your Own Path, and Live Your Best Liife with Laura Gassner Otting

Laura Gassner Otting teaches you how to ignore the rules that created your limits, align your energies and your actions, and do work that really matters so that you can live your best life.
4/16/201934 minutes, 43 seconds
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262: How to Win Life's Trials Without Losing Yourself with Heather Hansen

Life is full of trials, and sometimes you need a warrior spirit to overcome them. In The Elegant Warrior, Heather Hansen shows you how.
4/9/201928 minutes, 57 seconds
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261: Great Leaders Have No Rules with Kevin Kruse

In Great Leaders Have No Rules, New York Times bestselling author Kevin Kruse debunks popular wisdom with ten contrarian principles for better, faster, easier leadership.
4/2/201946 minutes, 25 seconds
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260: How to R.E.S.E.T. Your Mindset with Natalie Eckdahl

Everyone suffers from mindset issues of one kind or another. If you want to learn how to attack yours head on, then Natalie Eckdahl is here to help.
3/25/201941 minutes, 29 seconds
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259: Nurturing the Crazy Ideas That Transform Industries

Safi Bahcall joins Jeff Brown and reveals the surprising new way of thinking about the mysteries of group behavior that challenges everything we thought we knew about the spread of new ideas.
3/18/201956 minutes, 32 seconds
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258: Dead End Job? Do This Next!

I share the next three steps you need to take if your current job is no longer fulfilling you and you're not sure what to do next.
3/11/20199 minutes, 8 seconds
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257: Marketing Rebellion: The Most Human Company Wins

Mark Schaefer will challenge your view of what it means to be a marketer today and provide a radical new blueprint for business growth.
3/5/201931 minutes, 45 seconds
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256: 3 Reasons to Consider Going Boss-Free

I share three compelling reasons why now, more than ever, you should consider self-employment, as well as details about my upcoming free online conference.
2/25/20197 minutes, 43 seconds
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255: Gain an Authentic, Dedicated, and Diverse Online Following From Scratch with Brendan Kane

In One Million Followers, Brendan Kane teaches you how to gain an authentic, dedicated, and diverse online following from scratch.
2/18/201934 minutes, 31 seconds
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254: Employee to Entrepreneur: How to Earn Your Freedom and Do Work That Matters

Employee to Entrepreneur combines storytelling with a step-by-step framework to teach you how to effectively explore and leverage entrepreneurship to gain freedom, fulfillment and financial security.
2/12/201933 minutes, 14 seconds
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253: Vocal Leadership: 7 Minutes a Day to Communication Mastery

Vocal Leadership provides proven techniques and daily exercises to help you develop a commanding voice and presence, and improve vocal quality, mental acuity, body language, and self-esteem to dramatically increase your influence.
2/5/201929 minutes, 9 seconds
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252: Cultural Brilliance is DNA of Organizational Excellence

In Cultural Brilliance: The DNA of Organizational Excellence, Claudette Rowley offers organizations a step-by-step guide to intentionally assessing, designing, and integrating cultural change that's iterative, each success building on previous successes.
1/28/201922 minutes, 45 seconds
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251: How Lasting Change Can Happen in an Instant with James Fell

Motivation expert James Fell teaches readers how to skip the hard part and go directly from intention to committed action.
1/21/201935 minutes, 38 seconds
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250: Redesign Your Business to Work Less, Earn More and Be Free with Natalie Sisson

Learn how to harness and exploit your own potential, experience, skills and knowledge in the new, digital economy, and create a profitable business based around YOU.
1/14/201928 minutes, 16 seconds
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249: How Ordinary People Built Extraordinary Wealth - and How You Can Too

Chris Hogan destroys millionaire myths that are keeping everyday people from achieving their financial independence.
1/7/201921 minutes, 5 seconds
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248: 3 Books You Must Read to Make the Most of 2019

Today I share three books that have been life-changing for me and my friends and colleagues. Read these books to start the year, and I believe it'll become your best year yet.
12/31/201810 minutes, 2 seconds
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247: Hospitable Leadership with Terry A. Smith

Practicing leadership with a hospitable mindset is the right way - the moral way - to lead people. But when understood properly, hospitable leadership has a radical edge. And, it brings revolutionary results.
12/22/201833 minutes, 17 seconds
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246: Leader by Choice? Yes says Andres Valdes

Andres Valdes shares the 7 inspirational decisions that helped him overcome failures, setbacks, and life's punches by using self-leadership to turn adversity into an advantage.
12/17/201833 minutes, 5 seconds
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245: The Path to Mastery with Thane Marcus Ringler

The life experiences Thane shares speak to the reality that, more often than not, we will fail. But, in failing there's learning. And in learning there's growth.
12/10/201830 minutes, 59 seconds
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244: Building a Successful Business Through Faith in People and a Culture of Hospitality

The unvarnished tale of a rags-to-riches story that any entrepreneur or restaurant enthusiast will love and learn from.
12/3/201826 minutes, 14 seconds
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243: Success in Business Begins with Clarity

Clarity Wins is a proven handbook to create competitive advantage in any marketplace. You don't have to spend a million dollars to rise above the noise and grow referrals. You just need to learn how to be clear.
11/26/201837 minutes, 16 seconds
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242: Building Atomic Habits with James Clear

No matter your goals, Atomic Habits offers a proven framework for getting 1% better every day.
11/19/201846 minutes, 56 seconds
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241: How Great Leaders Create Connection in the Age of Isolation with Dan Schawbel

Back to Human is designed to help you discover how the next generation of leaders will create a workplace where teammates feel genuinely connected, engaged, and empowered, without relying on technology.
11/12/201829 minutes, 56 seconds
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240: The Serving Mindset: Stop Selling and Grow Your Business

What if you could stop selling altogether and grow your profits? With The Serving Mindset, you'll learn how to serve, elevate your business success, and feel great about it!
11/5/201837 minutes, 51 seconds
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239: How to Master Content Strategy with Pamela Wilson

Do you have a vision you want to share with the world — but you feel overwhelmed by the firehose of advice you find online? Then Master Content Strategy from Pamela Wilson is your guidebook.
10/29/201835 minutes, 22 seconds
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238: 8 Surefire Ways to Dramitically Grow Your Business by Becoming the Obvious Choice

In this solo episode, I outline what I've learned over the years running my own business, to help me stand out among everyone else and get noticed.
10/22/201821 minutes, 56 seconds
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237: How the Disruption of Education Helps Lifelong Learners and Experts with Someting to Teach

The roadmap to success as a knowledge worker, professional, and expert has changed. This is the guidebook for navigating and thriving in this new world.
10/15/201834 minutes, 21 seconds
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236: Do You Have WHO It Takes with Steve Trautman

Author Steve Trautman offers revolutionary yet practical ideas for every level of an organization so that you can manage talent risk with clear, measurable, and relevant data.
10/8/201830 minutes, 32 seconds
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235: The Complete Guide to Creating Customers with Word of Mouth

The book Talk Triggers finally gives you the practical framework you need to turn customers into volunteer marketers.
10/1/201830 minutes, 49 seconds
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234: How Smart Companies Use Learning to Engage, Compete and Succeed

The Expertise Economy shows how the most forward-thinking companies, big and small, are transforming their employees into experts and, ultimately, creating their biggest competitive advantage.
9/24/201831 minutes, 24 seconds
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233: Stretched Too Thin with Jessica N. Turner

Popular author and lifestyle blogger, Jessica Turner helps working moms live with intentionality, love their families well, practice healthy self-care, and thrive both at work and at home.
9/17/201822 minutes, 15 seconds
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232: Digital Habits for a More Balanced Life with Arlene Pellicane

We know that overusing technology harms our health and relationships, but how can we rewire our habits for a healthier life? Arlene Pellicane has the answers.
9/10/201831 minutes, 56 seconds
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231: How to Go From Overwhelmed to Highly Effecient and Reclaim Your Life with Kris Ward

Win the Hour, Win the Day author Kris Ward walks us through her time management for small business strategies and techniques.
9/3/201836 minutes, 54 seconds
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230: How Collaboration Beats Competion as a Strategy for Success with Paul Skinner

What if the competitive model of business is broken? Collaborative Advantage, says Paul Skinner, can be used to drive a greater level of success that is better for you, better for your customers and better for society.
8/27/201835 minutes, 4 seconds
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229: How to Design Your Business to Run Itself

Instead of sacrificing your family, friendships, and freedom to keep your business alive, what if instead your business could run itself, freeing you up to do what you love when you want, while it continues to grow and turn a profit?
8/20/201839 minutes, 14 seconds
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228: The Most Important Meeting of Your Life with Jim Sheils

The Family Board Meeting is a carefully designed, easy-to-follow strategy for creating outstanding quality time with your children.
8/13/201838 minutes, 38 seconds
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227: Revolutionize Your Career and Make BIg Things Happen with Derek Loudermilk

The steady career path is a thing of the past: disruption is here to stay. You need to be able to keep learning, growing and reinventing yourself to stay valuable in the midst of this change. Superconductors shows you how.
8/6/201832 minutes, 23 seconds
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226: Rule for Remarkable Remote Leadership with Kevin Eikenberry

The cofounders of the Remote Leadership Institute, Kevin Eikenberry and Wayne Turmel, show leaders how to guide their teams by recalling the foundational principles of leadership.
7/29/201823 minutes, 7 seconds
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225: How to Reinvent Yourself as a Leader (Because Eventually You'll Need To)

John and Mark identify seven common stalls most leaders will face, suggesting radical changes in mindset, behaviors, and skills on the way to reinventing themselves as "sophisticated" leaders.
7/22/201833 minutes, 7 seconds
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224: 7 Simple Steps to Doing Work You Love

Everything you need to make the leap from the "9 to 5" you hate to earning six-figures doing work you love from anywhere.
7/16/201845 minutes, 7 seconds
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223: The Key to Your Future Freedom Lies in Freelancing

With the world moving rapidly towards a freelance model, Freelance to Freedom is not only timely and necessary, but it’s also entertaining, engaging and paints a picture for anyone looking for a life of freedom with money, time and location.
7/10/201848 minutes, 46 seconds
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222: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing with Dan Pink

Bursting with bid ideas and enduring lessons, WHEN will transform how you think about your past, your present, and your future.
7/2/201836 minutes, 26 seconds
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221: Your Guide to Personal and Financial Success as a Creative Entrepreneur with Lisa Robbin Young

Creative Freedom dives into how to own your dreams without selling your soul. It's your guide to personal and financial success as a creative entrepreneur.
6/25/201838 minutes, 53 seconds
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220: Communication Secrets to Get From Good to Great with Carmine Gallo

As the nature of work changes and technology carries things across the globe in a moment, communication skills become more valuable - not less.
6/18/201837 minutes, 42 seconds
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219: How Successful Leaders Turn Innovation Challenges Into New Value Frontiers

Alice's book is a practical guide for any business leader who wants to build, expand or reinvent their company by finding new value in global challenges.
6/12/201824 minutes, 19 seconds
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218: Revolutionize How You Work with The Fun Formula

In The Fun Formula, Joel Comm reveals that the best path to success - in work and in life - is to focus on our passions.
6/4/201841 minutes, 11 seconds
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217: How the World's Leading Entrepreneurs, Thought Leaders, and Cultural Icons Achieve Success

Everything you need to create a truly rich life is already in your possession. This book shows you how to make it happen.
5/28/201832 minutes, 14 seconds
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216: How to Cope with the Changing World of Work

Stephen Warley discusses what to do if you're feeling anxious about your work, and how to prepare for the inevitable future changes.
5/21/201833 minutes, 19 seconds
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215: The 5-Step Blueprint for Getting a Seating on the Executive Team

Read this book to learn what they don't teach in business school about becoming a high-impact Chief-level executive.
5/12/201825 minutes, 18 seconds
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214: How to Break Free from the Trap of Success

Discover stories of real people who've faced moments of choice that caused them to dig deep, find their courage, and create a life and career of meaning.
5/7/201824 minutes, 51 seconds
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213: How You Can and Why You Should Consider a Sabbatical Soon

This book is witty and wise and provides insightful guidance and motivation for anyone facing change, seeking career-life balance, or weighing a next step.
4/30/201823 minutes, 38 seconds
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212: Grow Your Business, Attract More Clients, and Make More Money with Robin Waite

Robin's book will help you change your perceptions of your own business so that you can get out of your own way.
4/23/201833 minutes, 22 seconds
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211: How Hidden Networks Can Transform Your Life and Career with David Burkus

When it comes to networking, forget the outdated advice you've already heard. Learn how to make use of the hidden networks you already have.
4/16/201833 minutes, 19 seconds
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210: 8 Steps to Launching Your Own Mastermind Group

I've launched a number of mastermind groups over the years. Here's what I've found to be the path to launching yours successfully.
4/5/201817 minutes, 37 seconds
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209: Take Control and Be More Optimistic About the Future

Retirement is changing, and the process you use to make critical decisions about your life and money must too.
4/2/201824 minutes, 26 seconds
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208: How to Stay In Love With Your Entrepreneur In a Crazy Startup World

Learn how to keep your relationship strong when there's a startup in the family.
3/26/201835 minutes, 28 seconds
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207: How to Take Your Startup From Idea to Empire

Throughout this book, celebrated entrepreneurs share ideas that worked for them. With a fleet of trusted experts by your side, starting a business will be faster, less confusing, and a whole lot more fun.
3/19/201835 minutes, 37 seconds
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206: How to Take Charge of Your Brain and Program More Happiness Into Your Life

We have more control over our minds than we think. Learn how to train your brain to create the life - and future - you want.
3/12/201843 minutes, 15 seconds
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205: How to Achieve Success, Create Balance, and Experience Fulfillment

Learn how achieving success, creating balance, and experiencing fulfillment begin and end with Remember Who You Are.
3/6/201836 minutes, 30 seconds
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204: Finding Happiness, Focus, and Productivity No Matter How Busy You Are

Rather than rush through another day leaving things un-done and roses un-sniffed, take a beat and a breath and take back your day with The Free-Time Formula.
2/26/201840 minutes, 56 seconds
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203: How to Leave a Legacy: A Tribute to My Father

What I learned from my father's passing was the incredible impact he had on everyone he encountered.
2/19/201811 minutes, 31 seconds
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202: How to Think Like a Super Connecter, Not a Networker

How can you become a Superconnector? Scott and Ryan share instructive anecdotes from a who's who roster of high achievers, revealing how to systematically manage a professional community and maximize its value.
2/13/201853 minutes, 55 seconds
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201: 9 Secrets to Creating a Successful Future

Prepare for an inspiring journey, following an ancient manuscript with powerful lessons that will transform your life.
2/6/201830 minutes, 39 seconds
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#200: A Look Back at 5 Killer Books on Public Speaking

In this milestone episode, we look back at the last 100 episodes and feature 5 interviews focused on the art of relating, communicating, and effective public speaking.
1/30/201850 minutes, 54 seconds
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#199: Hiring, Firing and Creating an Amazing Team Culture

The complete guide every busy leader needs for creating an amazing team culture.
1/23/201841 minutes, 23 seconds
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#198: How to Be the Leader Creative People Need with Todd Henry

No matter what creative field you're in, Herding Tigers will give you the confidence and the skills to foster an environment in which clients, management, and employees have a product they can be proud of and a process that works.
1/16/201840 minutes, 55 seconds
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#197: The Secrets of Effective Leadership with Brad Lomenick

H3 Leadership is an application-driven, practical leadership playbook and road map that provides a proven process on how not only to run but finish well in the leadership race.
1/8/201841 minutes, 32 seconds
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#196: 5 Steps to Achieving Your Most Important Goals

In Your Best Year Ever, Michael Hyatt shares a powerful, proven, research-driven system for setting and achieving your goals.
1/2/201837 minutes, 42 seconds
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#195: Eight Keys to Achieving Your Goals

Mark Schinnerer takes you into a fresh story and unpacks, through a corporate/agricultural allegory, the success of setting and achieving goals.
12/26/201730 minutes, 54 seconds
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#194: Leadership from the Inside Out with Kevin Cashman

Leadership from the Inside Out serves as an integrated growth experience that helps leaders understand how to harness authentic, value-creating influence and elevate impact.
12/19/201736 minutes, 21 seconds
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#193: The Best Book I've Read this Year

I've read over 50 books this year. And my favorite hasn't even been featured on the podcast, until now. Join me as I share the key insights I gleaned from The Big Leap.
12/5/201721 minutes, 18 seconds
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#192: Learning to Embrace Imperfection with Jon Acuff

If you're tired being a chronic starter and want to become a consistent finisher, you have two options: You can continue to beat yourself up and try harder, or you can give yourself the gift of done.
11/20/201729 minutes, 17 seconds
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#191: How to Lead with Gratitude

Seth Buechley tackles the plaguing question of why ambitious people struggle to find satisfaction and reveals what they can do about it.
11/14/201735 minutes, 54 seconds
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#190: High-Stakes Leadership with Constance Dierickx

Learn why some leader are so effective when the stakes are high while others fall apart. Why some are able to not only survive, but to lead their organizations to new heights even in risky, fast-changing times.
11/7/201729 minutes, 20 seconds
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#189: Monetize Your Expertise with Dorie Clark

(readtolead in the “how did you hear about us” section)
10/30/201738 minutes, 36 seconds
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#188: How to Lead When You're Not In Charge with Clay Scroggins

Clay Scroggins explains what is needed to be a great leader - even when you answer to someone else.
10/24/201732 minutes, 48 seconds
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#187: Live Your Startup Dream Without Quitting Your Day Job with Patrick McGinnis

McGinnis details how to invest just 10 percent of your time and resources, and still become a successful entrepreneur without losing a steady paycheck.
10/16/201734 minutes, 1 second
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#186: Ending the Unconscious Habits that Hijack Your Business with Shayne Hughes

Shayne Hughes shows you how, as leaders, to take your ego out of the equation in order to watch your company thrive.
10/9/201731 minutes, 8 seconds
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#185: Building a StoryBrand with Donald Miller

Whether you are the marketing director of a multibillion dollar company, the owner of a small business, a politician running for office, or the lead singer in a rock band, Building a StoryBrand will forever transform the way you talk about how you are, what you do, and the unique value you bring to your customers.
10/3/201741 minutes, 8 seconds
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#184: The Art and Science of Relating and Communicating

Alan Alda tells the story of his quest to learn how to communicate better, and to teach others to do the same. With his trademark humor and candor, he explores how to develop empathy as the key factor.
9/28/201731 minutes, 46 seconds
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#183: Get More Done in 12 Weeks Than Others Do in 12 Months

The 12 Week Year is a how-to book for both individuals and organizations that would like to accomplish more in less time.
9/18/201714 minutes, 57 seconds
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#182: The Top 10 Ways to Be a Great Leader

In this practical book, you'll discover how to lead with your heart, learn as you go, and love what you do.
9/11/201726 minutes, 46 seconds
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#181: How to Achieve the Success You're Wired For

Learn how to get a leg up on your competition, discover the value you have to offer, and find the answers you need to be truly successful.
9/2/201733 minutes, 13 seconds
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#180: How to Start a Business While Working a Full-Time Job

It is possible to leverage the margins of life outside your job to grow your business on the side, even if there are things like small children in the mix for you.
8/29/201742 minutes, 24 seconds
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#179: How to Become the Person Others Follow

Leadership Step by Step treats leadership for the first time as the active, social, emotional, expressive, performance-based field it is - like acting, sports, improve, music, dance, and more.
8/21/201740 minutes, 1 second
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#178: How to Market a Book with Joanna Penn

So you've written, or are writing, your non-fiction book? Great! But once it's complete, how do you market it effectively? Joanna Penn is here to help!
8/14/201739 minutes, 18 seconds
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Try My Members-Only Book Club for Just $1

For a limited time, you can try my members-only book club for just one dollar. Act fast as this offer is only open to the first 30 people. Visit and enter 'DOLLAR' at checkout.
7/31/20172 minutes, 49 seconds
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#177: How to Turn Fear into Health, Wealth and Happiness

What if you could turn your greatest fears and obstacles into your biggest advantages and opportunities? With Akshay Nanavati's help, you'll learn to turn emotions like fear into health, wealth and happiness.
7/24/201729 minutes, 49 seconds
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#176: How to Find a Mentor and Benefit from Being One

While most people agree that having a mentor is a good thing, they don't know how to find one or use one. And despite widespread approval for the idea of being a mentor, most people don't think they have the time or skills to do so.
7/16/201733 minutes, 55 seconds
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#175: The 4 Best Interviews from the First 4 Years

As Read to Lead celebrates it's 4th anniversary, I take a look at the four best conversations - one from each of the first four years.
7/10/201738 minutes, 20 seconds
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#174: How to Energize People Every Day

Kristi’s latest book reveals the surprising, everyday actions that any leader can take to be an inspiring and motivating force.
6/30/201731 minutes, 27 seconds
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#173: The Starving Artist is a Myth

Bestselling author and creativity expert Jeff Goins dismantles the myth that being creative is a hindrance to success by revealing how an artistic temperament is in fact a competitive advantage in the market place.
6/22/201759 minutes, 37 seconds
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#172: Focused Success in a Distracted World

Jeff breaks down the finer points of one of last year's most popular books, Deep Work by Cal Newport.
6/6/201715 minutes, 59 seconds