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Leadership Junkies Podcast

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On the Leadership Junkies Podcast, we explore leadership, business, and personal growth to help you grow your business and live a richer life. One thing we know about leadership - You can’t grow your business bigger than you. We believe that leaders have to put their people first. If you take care of your people, your people will take care of your business. Get ready for conversations that will challenge your thinking and help you transform your leadership and your business. Welcome to your bigger business, and bigger life.

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182. Jeff and Craig | End of Season Wrap-Up

40m · Published 24 Feb 17:22
Jeff and Craig reminisce about podcasting over the past two years, including guests, topics, and lessons learned. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

181. David Wood | What’s Your Mouse in the Room: Leading With More Humility, Vulnerability and Intimacy

54m · Published 08 Feb 06:00
Do you want to grow your business? Are you willing to grow yourself in order to grow your business? Are you willing to be uncomfortable? In what ways would you and your business grow IF you were 30% more courageous? Our special guest David Wood will answer these and other questions about personal growth, leadership, entrepreneurship and courageous leadership. David Wood is a former consulting actuary to Fortune 100 companies. He built the world’s largest coaching business, becoming #1 on Google for life coaching and coaching thousands of hours in 12 countries around the globe. As well as helping others, David is no stranger to overcoming challenges himself, having survived a full collapse of his paraglider and a fractured spine, witnessing the death of his sister at age seven, anxiety and depression, and a national Gong Show! (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YgKwAJieQes). He coaches high-performing business owners to double revenue, and their time off by focusing on less and being 30% more courageous in their business or career. Show NotesEpisode highlights… Understanding role of vulnerability and authenticity in true influence and leadership Role of humility in leadership Relationship between humility and intimacy in leadership Practice more revealing to create more intimacy, influence and trust Power of authentic relating in life and leadership Practicing vulnerability in leadership Vulnerability is risk, but worth it (especially in leadership) Shifting the question from what could go wrong to what could go right Role of patterns in life, relationships and leadership Impacts of preambles in communications and relationships Using ownership language in your relationships and leadership Being 30% more courageous in your business and leadership The trap of being comfortable and strategies for being intentionally uncomfortable Why playing it safe is the most dangerous thing you can do Critical question: What’s one thing you’re willing to do in the direction of your dreams? Importance of dignity for yourself and others in leadership Resources: David Wood ([email protected]) David Wood Website Free Gifts from David Wood The Leadership Junkies Podcast Cardivera Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

180. Shaahin Cheyene | Rapid Business Growth: Leveraging the Realities of Doing Business Online

59m · Published 03 Feb 18:02
Do you want to learn more about ways to do business online? Are you looking for strategies to achieve rapid growth in your business? Do you want to become a better storyteller and build more influence into your business and marketing? Our special guest Shaahin Cheyenne will answer these and other questions about entrepreneurship, business growth and doing business online. Shaahin Cheyenne has been called many things in his life including the “Willy Wonka of Generation X,” but his favorite is simple: the world’s leading Amazon industry expert. Shaahin is the Founder of the brain nutrition startup Accelerated Intelligence (AI). He’s also an award-winning business mogul, author, filmmaker and inventor of Herbal Ecstacy, the nootropic that sparked the (100% legal) Smart Drug Movement. His serial entrepreneurial career has spanned more than 30 years, earning over $350 Million. His Amazon products have outpaced Fortune 500 companies’ sales on the platform, selling millions of units worldwide. Many of these multi-million-dollar companies noticed, which led Shaahin to become one of the world’s most sought-after Amazon experts. Shaahin’s Amazon sales approach for start-ups and Fortune 500’s is the same approach he uses to accelerate his own success: a mix of proprietary software, Amazon promotions, copywriting, Amazon ads and social proof. The Leadership Junkies Podcast is brought to you by Cardivera.com. Show Notes Episode highlights… What it means to be truly invested in your idea Being relentless as an entrepreneur (and never accepting “no”) Importance of having a mentor as an entrepreneur Vital role of influence in business and entrepreneurship Understanding Amazon as the great business equalizer Ways that innovation can be the kiss of death in business Influence driven by telling a better story Ways that larger companies are leveraging online marketing to grow their businesses Leadership lessons from an e-commerce influencer and mogul – it’s not about being liked, the need to be fair and allow your people to make mistakes Strategies for creating a culture that allows people to learn from making mistakes Leveraging the Pareto Principle (the 80/20 rule) to grow your business Good design is found in the white space, including life design Power of living and leading in the flow space (and ways to get into the flow space) Importance of having multiple streams of income Role and importance of being a decision architect to grow your business Realities and challenges for service-based businesses when it comes to rapid growth and exit Resources: Shaahin Cheyenne ([email protected]) Shaahin Cheyene Website Free Amazon Course – Email Shaahin at [email protected] and mention Leadership Junkies in the subject line Amazon Mastery Course Billion: How I Became the King of the Thrill Pill Cult Book by Shaahin Cheyene Hack and Grow Rich Podcast The Leadership Junkies Podcast Cardivera Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

179. Tallal Gondal | Turbocharge Your Networking and Results Through Power of Authentic Relationships

54m · Published 01 Feb 06:00
Do you want to be a world-class networker and build quality relationships? Are you ready to build authentic relationships based upon human connection? Do you want to learn the keys to building relationships that matter? Our special guest Tallal Gondal (Leicester, England) will answer these and other questions about networking, relationship building and accelerating your outcomes through the power of relationship. Tallal Gondal is the author of the #1 International Bestselling book TurboCharged Networking, which shares the message that Care, Value and Service are the 3 TurboChargers to building human connection, and human connection is critical to networking and building authentic long-term relationships. Tallal is also a speaker, and his mission is to help people cultivate the mindset and develop the skillset to become world class networkers in their personal lives and business lives. Tallal’s super passions are building relationship equity, creating holistic success, and cultivating a savage mindset. Tallal is also a maths lecturer, a boxing coach and enjoys reading non-fiction and watching UFC. He loves going to the gym, driving fast cars and has an unhealthy relationship with protein shakes. Tallal lives in Leicester, England, with his wife, 2 kids and 2 cats. The Leadership Junkies Podcast is brought to you by Cardivera.com. Show Notes Episode highlights… Understanding the power of relationships in overcoming obstacles and achieving your objectives Need for vulnerability in asking for help or support from your relationships Importance of building relationships before you need them Role of care, value and service in building human connection and relationships Being intentional in your relationship building Why human connection is the foundation of valuable relationships What it means to genuinely care in your relationship building (intention / heart) Importance of curiosity in networking and relationship building Relationship building must be genuine and authentic Integrating personal and business in your networking and relationship building Value in relationship building is about mindset of helping others Role of emotional safety in networking and relationship building Creating a safe space by going first with vulnerability Be curious about the world in order to add value to others from what you learn and can share Relationships are a life asset and resources for others Power of why questions in networking and relationship building Service foundation in networking is the actions you take to serve others Systematizing your relationship building and follow ups Understanding the “savage mindset” – unbreakable, unshakeable and unstoppable Networking and building relationships is all about building human connection Resources: Tallal Gondal TurboCharged Networking Website Turbocharged Networking Book by Tallal Gondal The Leadership Junkies Podcast Cardivera Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

178. Matt Ward | Grow Your Relationships, Grow Your Business, Grow Your Life

1h 0m · Published 27 Jan 06:00
Do you believe in the power of relationships? Are you looking to grow your relationship building strategies and skills? Do you want to grow your business via high quality word-of-mouth referrals? Our special guest Matt Ward will answer these and other questions about relationship building, networking and high value referrals. In 2002 Matt Ward began working with business owners through his digital marketing agency, inConcert Web Solutions, to improve their bottom line, gain more clients, and grow their respective businesses. He sold his agency in 2018 so that he could focus on helping businesses get more word-of-mouth referrals! Matt's the author of MORE...Word of Mouth Referrals, Lifelong Customers & Raving Fans, and his newest book, The High-Five Effect: How To Do Business With People Who Bring You Joy, which was released October 2021. Matt believes that creating deeper and more meaningful connections will result in more word-of-mouth referrals. He personally uses this philosophy in his own business. Since 2002 Matt has spoken at hundreds of business events, seminars, trainings, conferences, and associations, including Score, The Better Business Bureau, The National Paving Expo, and the Vacation Rental Success Summit in Toronto, Canada. Matt is a professional member of the National Speakers Association and the host of the popular small business-centered podcast, The Mass Business Podcast! The Leadership Junkies Podcast is brought to you by Cardivera.com. Show Notes Episode highlights… Differently understanding networking and relationship building Strategies for networking more effectively Power of building relationship-based referral partners Stop looking for customers and clients at networking events Understanding the difference between leads and referrals Being the connector to add value to others Role of trust in networking, relationship building and creating referral partners Challenges when building relationships with a numbers focused mindset Strategies for building top of mind awareness How to consider reciprocity in networking and relationship building Chasing joy in relationships instead of chasing business Dos and don’ts of handwritten notes Importance of continuing to keep your network warm Understanding trigger points and touch points in relationship building Using CRMs and other tools to enhance your relationship building efforts Keys to incredible relationships – genuinely care and be genuinely curious Foundations of generating consistent and valuable relationships Role of effective 30-second commercials and elevator pitches Be wary of the word “you” in your networking and relationship building The 10 x 10 approach to leveraging your networking and relationship building Make it personal in your networking Resources: Matt Ward High Five Effect Website The Leadership Junkies Podcast Cardivera Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

177. Anna Liebel | Connecting With Your Leadership Zone of Genius

1h 6m · Published 25 Jan 06:00
Are you looking to grow your leadership? Do you want to be a more impactful leader? Are you ready to tap into your zone of genius as a leader? Our special guest Anna Liebel (Reykjavík Iceland) answers these and other questions about leadership, vulnerability and self-leadership. Anna Liebel is the creator of what she calls the Zone of Genius and her mission is to live happily and help others choose to do the same. As a Mindshifter, she helps male leaders in tech get out of the firefighter mode, become the proactive Leaders they want to be, and enjoy the ride as they go. Anna's background is in engineering and project management, and back in the corporate days, she met too many brilliant humans who acted as stressed, overwhelmed managers-firefighters. She is committed to shifting the workplace practices to empower these brilliant humans to become the Genius Leaders they can be. Her practice is highly customized to address the needs and the current situation of every Leader Anna works with. The main goal is to create a safe space for the leaders to explore new practices, learn to understand themselves and others better and get the support they have been lacking while being the go-to person for everyone else in their organizations. As her clients put it, "it's a real luxury to be selfish for this one hour per week and have space to focus on myself and my needs only.” The Leadership Junkies Podcast is brought to you by Cardivera.com. Show NotesEpisode highlights… Unique challenges for men in leadership Vital role of vulnerability in leadership Differently understand vulnerability in leadership Vulnerability is the opposite of control Key challenges for men to be vulnerable in their leadership Sustainable leadership leads to happier and healthier workplaces, with families and in communities Differently understanding the alpha male story Sustainable leadership starts with doing the inside work first Role of boundaries in impactful leadership Today’s workforce is more often working too much rather than not enough Importance of curiosity in leadership Self-leadership and self-inclusion in overall leadership Ways your inner compass helps you steer the storms of life Strategies for enhancing your sense and practice of self-inclusion as a leader Differently navigating fear as a leader Importance of self-care for leadership (especially men) Exploring your Zone of Genius as a leader Knowing and claiming your gifts Cost of taking care of everyone else without embracing your own self-care Importance of creating space between your initial reaction and your thoughtful response Role of self-awareness and pattern spotting in your leadership Taking your power back in your leadership Becoming more aware of your triggers in order to amplify your leadership Resources: Anna Liebel Anna Liebel Website The Leadership Junkies Podcast Cardivera Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

176. Phil Johnson | Leading With More Influence: Empowered With Emotional Intelligence

1h 5m · Published 20 Jan 06:00
Do you want to lead with more influence and impact? Are you committed to growing yourself and your leadership? Do you want to inspire others into action? Our special guest Phil Johnson answers these and other questions about leadership, emotional intelligence, living in the present and growing your consciousness in order to grow your leadership. Phil Johnson is an executive coach, trainer, international speaker, leadership and emotional intelligence advisor, and creator of the Master of Business Leadership Program and podcast. He’s also the Founder and CEO of the Master of Business Leadership program (MBL). The MBL focuses on the development of emotional intelligence. Over the past 21 years MBL has been promising and delivering greater earning power and career advancement around the world. Phil also runs the MBL YouTube channel and co-hosts the MBL podcast. Phil continues to inspire other business leaders through the MBL program, executive coaching, speaking engagements, and his writing. Phil has published several books including the MBL Success Map, MBL Tribal Wisdom, The Servant Warrior Leader, and The New Economic Currency. The Leadership Junkies Podcast is brought to you by Cardivera.com. Show NotesEpisode highlights… Today’s state of leadership – a desperate need for authentic, emotionally intelligent leaders Redefining emotional intelligence in the context of navigating fear in different ways Ways that authenticity builds followership (emotional contagions) and enhances your energy Truth that our unconscious minds drive most of our habits and behaviors Different perspectives on and strategies for fear Understanding the drama triangle (drama, chaos and conflict) and its impact on communication, relationships and leadership Are you a sheep dog, a sheep or a wolve in your leadership? Emotional intelligence growth is an exponential multiplier in results Understanding the unconscious nature of victimhood personally and professionally Ways we use internal stories to justify and rationalize our behaviors Understanding the biological and sociological resistance to change (and the role of a coach in overcoming it) The cost of disengagement in business The power of the space between stimulus and response – this is the space of leadership The path to impactful leadership is enhancing your level of consciousness Power of presence in leadership (most present person is the most influential) Exploring the key obstacles to growing your emotional intelligence This moment is the only thing that’s real If your actions don’t inspire others, to follow your example, you're not a leader We have to act our way into thinking differently Impact of fear-based decision making and leadership on trust and relationships Being more present versus being less distracted Leadership isn't a position. It's not a title, it's a choice. Key habits than enhance our consciousness, presence and influence Reality that the riskiest thing is to fail to lead (it’s riskier than choosing to lead) Strategies for finding and hiring people with higher emotional intelligence Emotional intelligence is an experiential process (not an intellectual process) Resources: Phil Johnson LinkedIn A New Earth Book by Eckhart Tolle The Leadership Junkies Podcast Cardivera Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

175. Rachel Luther | Outsourcing Keys for Growing Your Business and Balancing Your Life

1h 2m · Published 18 Jan 06:00
Are you considering outsourcing for your business? Are you an outsourcing resource for other businesses? Do you want to better understand the ways that outsourcing can help you grow your business and balance your life? Our special guest Rachel Luther answers these and other questions about entrepreneurship, leadership and outsourcing. Rachel Luther is the Founder of Check Off Your List and an entrepreneur who was a virtual assistant before people knew what the term meant. After spending the last 10+ years growing her VA business from a one-woman show to a team of talented professionals providing all areas of back-office virtual support, Rachel is divulging her secrets to success, covering work/life balance, strategies for outsourcing, remote work, and everything in between. Rachel created her business to have a life and build a business, which she built while not only raising four children, but also homeschooling them. Rachel is often asked, “Can you be an entrepreneur and still have it all?” The answer is a resounding “Yes,” and her podcast (Checking Off Your List) tells you how. The Leadership Junkies Podcast is brought to you by Cardivera.com. Show NotesEpisode highlights… Role and importance of outsourcing in the new realities of COVID and remote work Understanding what needs to be outsourced Keys to choosing outsourced resources given the greater resource options Growth of virtual assistants and outsourced solutions Strategies for building your business as a virtual assistant or outsourced resource Strategies for choosing your outsourced resource Understanding different categories of virtual assistants and outsourced resources Outsourcing tasks versus projects versus processes Shifting your mindsets to work with outsourced resources Outsourcing as a path to balance and business growth Effective outsourcing and shifting your control mindset Value of outsourcing by working with people who can focus on what they do best and what they love Understanding why outsourcing rates may be higher than employee rates (value versus cost) Value of outsourcing – Clearing your plate and getting better results with less effort Understanding your unrealistic view of your employees’ productivity Ways the outsourcing conversations have changed over the past five years – shifting from how is this possible to strategizing what needs to be outsourced Key questions to ask in exploring and choosing outsourcing resources Key question to ask in determining what to outsource (and what not to outsource) How to assess the value of outsourcing versus the cost of outsourcing Growth of fractional services in business Keys to assessing the outsourcing of marketing and social media Why outsourcing sooner than you think will help you grow your business and balance your life Resources: Rachel Luther LinkedIn Rachel Luther Instagram Check Off Your List Website Checking Off Your List Podcast with Rachel Luther New One Minute Manager book by Ken Blanchard The Leadership Junkies Podcast Cardivera Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

174. Jason Voiovich | Leadership Lessons From Presidential History: What the Presidents Can Teach Us About Leadership and Innovation

1h 7m · Published 13 Jan 12:38
Are you intrigued by what history can teach us about leadership? Do you wonder how different Presidents would navigate today’s challenges? Are you committed to more deeply understanding leadership and history? Our special guest Jason Voiovich answers these and other questions about leadership, Presidential history, and leadership lessons from our Presidents. In a career that spans more than 25 years, Jason Voiovich has launched hundreds of new products – everything from medical devices, to virtual healthcare systems, to non-dairy consumer cheese, to next-generation alternatives to the dreaded “cone of shame” for pets, to sex aides for cows (really!). He’s a graduate of both the University of Wisconsin and the University of Minnesota, and he has completed post-graduate studies at the MIT Sloan School of Management. His formal training has been invaluable, but he credits his true success to growing up in a family of artists, immigrants, and entrepreneurs. They taught him how to carefully observe the world, see patterns before others notice them, and use those insights to create new innovations. History is Jason’s favorite way to observe the world. No surprise that Jason’s book is titled Marketer in Chief: How Each President Sold the American Idea. He believes that the people from the past have plenty to teach us about the challenges and opportunities we face today. The Leadership Junkies Podcast is brought to you by Cardivera.com. Show Notes Episode highlights… Connecting the dots between history, history lessons and leadership Risk tolerance, innovation and leadership Understanding the context of historical leadership relative to today Best leaders are curious about everything including people Curiosity – innate or developed Curiosity is the foundation of empathy Modern day leadership lessons from Napoleon Realities of situational leadership Separating success from great leadership Understanding the evolving role of the President of the United States including as Chief Communicator Understanding the leadership of Abraham Lincoln in the context of the times Role of empathy in leadership Examples of innovation and creativity by Presidents Leadership lessons of Ben Franklin Realities of trust issues in the Presidency Importance of reading history based upon historical scholarship Best leaders ask the best / better questions to inspire others to action Resources: Jason Voiovich Jason Voiovich Website Marketer in Chief Website Marketer in Chief: How Each President Sold the American Idea Book by Jason Voiovich The Leadership Junkies Podcast Cardivera Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

173. Lisa Caprelli | Unicorn Jazz: Bringing More Fun and Happiness Into Your Leadership and Organizations

53m · Published 11 Jan 06:00
Do you want to bring more happiness and fun into your workplace? Do you wonder about the role of playfulness in leadership? Are you committed to transforming your peoples’ experience at work? Our special guest Lisa Caprelli will answer these and other questions about the vital role of happiness, fun and playfulness in leadership, teams and cultures. Lisa Caprelli is a speaker, songwriter and an award-winning author of the unicorn book series, Unicorn Jazz.™ Unicorn Jazz series offers social emotional learning (empathy, kindness, love, belonging, believing in others, feelings and more). She is an author of 18 books, and has produced music videos for kids. Lisa is the producer and director of Unicorn Jazz Presents The Thing I Do - a family show on Amazon TV. After a 10+ year career in creating radio show programming and podcasts combined with a 26 year marketing career in representing over 160 CEO's and leaders, Lisa created Skip a Step: Imparting Wisdom for Young Entrepreneur Minds.    Lisa is a Forbes contributor, has been featured in FORBES magazine, ABC News, Shout Out LA, USA today newspapers, and more media and news outlets.  Lisa's ambitious and multi-faceted perspective inspires people all around her to live a life of purpose. As a writer, educator and leader she is called upon for storytelling while fostering perseverance, imagination and inspiration. She enjoys teaching young minds the power of possibilities be it: elementary schools, teens, educators, parents, counselors, librarians and more.  The Leadership Junkies Podcast is brought to you by Cardivera.com. Show Notes Episode highlights… Bringing more fun, entertainment and playfulness into business and leadership Choosing kindness to build great teams Entrepreneurial mindsets and skills as life skills Leadership is about people and relationships Importance of fun in learning experiences Embracing make believe sessions in your business Being aware of the stress of adulting and injecting more happiness and fun into your adult lives Understanding the difference between making work fun versus having fun outside of work Leadership lessons from the movie Big Playfulness is essential to learning and happy workplaces and connected teams Play and fun are not lost time (they’re investments in your people and culture) Understanding the role of social emotional learning in learning and development Impact of COVID in the education system, process and mindset Importance of giving back by helping another human being (including your team members) Getting intentional about happiness at work and about what makes you happy (and then do it) Transforming our patters and beliefs about leadership and work Resources: Lisa Caprelli Unicorn Jazz Website Skip a Step: Imparting Wisdom for Young Entrepreneur Minds and Kidpreneurs book by Lisa Caprelli Unicorn Jazz: Help and Give Back book by Lisa Caprelli Unicorn Jazz Presents The Thing I Do (family show on Amazon TV) The Leadership Junkies Podcast Cardivera Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Leadership Junkies Podcast has 186 episodes in total of non- explicit content. Total playtime is 184:55:32. The language of the podcast is English. This podcast has been added on August 26th 2022. It might contain more episodes than the ones shown here. It was last updated on March 24th, 2024 02:16.

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