154: The Success Factor of Extremely High Achievers

154: The Success Factor of Extremely High Achievers

154: The Success Factor of Extremely High Achievers

Want to know what separates peak performers from everyone else? Dr. Ruth Gotian has studied super successful people for decades and shares the four elements that set them apart. You can learn and adopt these same behaviors.

Ruth is the author of The Success Factor: Developing the Mindset and Skillset for Peak Performance and a contributor to Forbes and Psychology Today where she writes about optimizing success. She won the Thinkers50 Distinguished Achievement “Radar” Award, ranking her the #1 emerging management thinker in the world to bridge theory and practice.

You’ll discover:

  • A definition of success that has nothing to do with money
  • The single sentence from one of Ruth’s mentors that totally changed the focus of her work
  • The four elements that all super successful people have in common
  • What you can do to identify and work with a mentor
  • How the mindset of very high achievers differs from everyone else

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153: Be a Go-Giver in Marriage and Life

153: Be a Go-Giver in Marriage and Life

153: Be a Go-Giver in Marriage and Life

What if you could find out secrets to a strong marriage and then discover that these same secrets can apply to all your relationships? That’s exactly what you’ll learn in this profound conversation I had with John David Mann and Ana Gabriel Mann, co-authors of The Go-Giver Marriage.

John is coauthor of more than 30 books, including his classic 2008 parable The Go-Giver, coauthored with Bob Burg. Ana is a clinical psychologist and therapist currently focused on training coaches around the globe to lead The Go-Giver Marriage workshops.

You’ll discover:

  • The role John and Ana each played in the creation of this book
  • The one principle that underlies all 5 secrets
  • Specific words you can say to express appreciation
  • Which secret is a favorite for John and for Ana – and why
  • Why they refer to one’s partner as an “unexplored continent”

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152: Learn to See People Through

152: Learn to See People Through

152: Learn to See People Through

Do you need to get things done with people whose personalities are very different from yours? Dr. Nate Regier shares how you can recognize their drivers as well as their distress signals—and then respond in a way that best serves you and them.

Nate is the CEO and founding owner of Next Element Consulting, a global leadership firm dedicated to bringing compassion into the workplace. He’s brilliant in creating models that foster positive relationships and workplaces…and then teaching clients how to use them to transform their organizations.

You’ll discover:

  • What it means to “see people through” versus “see through people”
  • The 6 personality types in the Process Communication Model
  • Why it’s important for leaders to detect distress signals so they can invite people back to a healthy place
  • What it means to have personality agility
  • How leaders can become “self-full” rather than selfish or selfless

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151: Set Yourself Up for Success Every Day

151: Set Yourself Up for Success Every Day

151: Set Yourself Up for Success Every Day

What if you could begin each day with the ultimate confidence and focus? Eric Lofholm shares the exact daily routine that prepares him to have an extraordinary, productive day…every single day.

Eric is President and CEO of Eric Lofholm International and the author of 15 books including his latest, Continuous Sales Improvement: The Secret of Achieving Your Peak Sales and Personal Potential. He also leads a Facebook group based on the book, The Ultimate Coach, that’s focused on how you are BEING in the world.

You’ll discover:

  • How Eric went from failure in sales to a highly respected international sales trainer
  • Three steps you can follow to become a masterful time manager
  • The distinction Eric makes between Affirmations and Declarations with his “I AM” statements
  • The win-win mindset Eric uses when he encounters “No” from a prospective client
  • Why Eric started a Facebook Group around a book he didn’t even write

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150: Change Your World from the Inside Out

150: Change Your World from the Inside Out

150: Change Your World from the Inside Out

What if you could learn how to notice and heed your inner signals to make the best decision? Scott Shute describes how you can do this by slowing down and becoming more mindful. We go deep into his fantastic book, The Full Body Yes, exploring the importance of knowing and loving yourself in order to bring more compassion into your world.

In his most recent role at LinkedIn, Scott was the Head of Mindfulness and Compassion programs. He’s been a pioneer in creating mindfulness programs and advancing the discussion around “operationalizing compassion” in the workplace.

You’ll discover:

  • What Scott means by The Full Body YES
  • How Scott manages his competitive spirt
  • Why mindfulness is a powerful tool in the workplace
  • How organizations can operationalize compassion
  • Why gratitude is a superpower you’ll want to develop

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149: Becoming a Highly Effective Leader

149: Becoming a Highly Effective Leader

149: Becoming a Highly Effective Leader

Why is it best to put people before processes in order to achieve the best possible results? My guest Tom Lawrence has learned the answers through intense study of thought leaders and dedicated application over the years with his own teams. Now he’s passionate about sharing his experiences and insights with aspiring and current leaders. You’ll get many practical tips from someone who’s still on the job every day honing his leadership skills.

Tom is unique among my guests because he’s worked in engineering for his entire career. His undergraduate degree is in mechanical engineering, and his master’s degree is in maintenance engineering. He had his first leadership role as a project manager in 2009. As a result of his various experiences in all levels of leadership positions, Tom is now on a mission to help aspiring leaders as well as current leaders enhance their leadership skills so they bring out the best in the people on their teams. As part of his mission, he’s written two books, Manager to Leader: How to Become a Highly Effective Leader and A Limitless Mindset: How a Highly Effective Leader Thinks. I highly recommend both of them!

You’ll discover:

  • Tom’s journey from acquiring engineering skills to a focus on people in order to achieve the best results
  • What Tom means by a “highly effective leader”
  • Why character-based leadership is the most powerful way to influence people
  • The differences between secure and insecure leaders
  • How Tom helps people learn how to solve their own problems

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