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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133: Banish Burnout from Your Life

133: Banish Burnout from Your Life

133: Banish Burnout from Your Life

Are you feeling stressed or in danger of burning out? My guest Janice Litvin shares valuable tips that can help you regain calmness, inner peace and joy. Janice has invested years in developing and applying unique strategies to her own life and to the lives of her clients. We discuss her stress management methodology, which is not only practical, it really works! You’ll love Janice’s passion for her work and the success stories she shares.

Janice is on a mission to help leaders and teams banish burnout in their organizations. She does this through keynotes, workshops, and accountability groups. Janice wants to help as many people as possible take care of their physical and mental health, and that includes teaching them to manage stress to prevent burnout, to eat healthfully, and to fall in love with fitness. She’s the author of the Banish Burnout Toolkit, and we took a deep dive into her book during our conversation.

You’ll discover:

  • Where stress comes from…and how to recognize it
  • Why awareness is the first of the 6 tools Janice covers in her book
  • The role that music plays in preventing burnout
  • What leaders can do to help workers avoid burnout
  • How an accountability buddy contributes to well-being

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110: Create a Fitness Routine You’ll Stick With

110: Create a Fitness Routine You’ll Stick With

Have you had trouble establishing a work-out routine and sticking with it? My guest Carl Ficks has helpful solutions to that challenge! Even if you have minimal time available, Carl describes how to create a plan that will work for you. He shares how his routine enables him to be more creative and come up with great ideas for his business. You’ll love Carl’s passion for the topic and the practical tips he shares!

Carl is Founder of No Surrender, LLC, and his passion is helping busy professionals reclaim their wellness. His Ficks System is a proven road map for endurance athletes and weekend warriors alike. His weekly LinkedIn posts and bi-weekly newspaper columns, both titled “The Friday Ficks,” provide strategies, tools and inspiration to stay resourceful and resilient.

You’ll discover:

  • How being fit helped Carl during his years as an attorney
  • The 2 big obstacles that prevent people from getting started
  • The first step you can take to put a fitness program in place
  • Why accountability is a key element of staying on track with your fitness goals
  • How you can get fit with zero equipment

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095: Life Skills for the Soccer Field and the Boardroom

095: Life Skills for the Soccer Field and the Boardroom

What does it take for leaders to deal successfully with a crisis like COVID-19? My guest Kon Apostolopoulos literally wrote the book on how to do that! Kon co-authored and published in 2020 7 Keys to Navigating a Crisis: A Practical Guide for Emotionally Dealing with Pandemics & Other Disasters, to provide a clear roadmap. The material is a valuable reference whenever you’re experiencing a difficult situation.

Kon is the Founder and CEO of Fresh Biz Solutions, a Human Capital Management consulting group that provides performance improvement and training solutions. He helps organizations develop their people, improve business results, and reap the benefits of a comprehensive Talent Management strategy. He’s also committed to developing future leaders by applying the same principles to the coaching of young soccer players in local, state and Olympic development programs.

You’ll discover:

  • The 7 keys that can help you navigate through any crisis
  • How leaders can use these keys with their teams to improve performance and achieve the desired results
  • The Leadership Paradox – how to take seemingly contradictory items and blend them successfully (e.g., empathy and tough love)
  • What Kon does to teach these concepts to the youth athletes he coaches

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Episode 007:  Create a Practice That’s Ideal for You AND Your Clients

Episode 007: Create a Practice That’s Ideal for You AND Your Clients

007: Create a Practice That’s Ideal for You AND Your Clients

by Whit Raymond

It can be tough to run your own practice as a business owner attending to business development and as a service professional providing value to your clients. Whit Raymond understands that challenge from both sides, as he’s alternated between being inside the corporate world and serving executive teams as an external advisor and strategic leadership coach. Whit is the founder of LodeStar Leadership LLC. He’s created a system for identifying which clients are the best fit for him and which ones to walk away from, while keeping everyone’s dignity intact.

You’ll discover:

  • How Whit decided on the kind of work he’d focus on with clients
  • How to coach yourself so you stay focused and on track
  • Two strategies for overcoming anxiety related to work
  • Three warning signs that a client may not be right for you

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