Leaders in the Trenches

Video will continue to be more important to share you story and reach new customers. You don't have to create Super Bowl style commercials, but you will miss opportunities if you don't learn to use video for your business. Our guest today is Steve Gumm who works with companies to improve the human-to-human experience. He loves to use video to share stories and value bombs. Steve is the founder of Drop In Local in Chicago, IL.

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Innovation means different things to different people. I agree with our guest today, Tamara Kleinberg (founder of Go To Launch Street) about innovation. Innovation is a process of thinking differently and acting on it. Ideas are cool and interested, but really don't mean that much. It is the implementation of the ideas that drives innovation. Our guest today is a speaker and brand strategist that helps companies innovate in today's fast changing world.

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If you are in marketing, you likely know of Ryan Deiss. Ryan is the founder and CEO of DigitalMarketer. Over the last 36 months Ryan and his team have invested over $15,000,000 on marketing tests, generated tens of millions of unique visitors, sent well over a BILLION emails, and run approximately 3,000 split and multi-variant tests.  Today we talk about how to get traction for your business. In the practical and actionable portion of the interview, Ryan shares the #1 place to start that you can do this week to drive your business forward.

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Motivational Speaker, Les Brown shares with us how the road to growth and transformation requires the COURAGE to change. If you want to evoke the spirit of transformation in those whom you serve, you must also commit to catalyzing that very thing in your own life. The intention and desire to grow must be practiced, exercised and executed consistently.

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Our guest Mike Ganino joins us today to discuss his training and culture tips that help to build a team and ensure the future success of businesses. We talk about what culture actually is and why great leaders possess listening skills. Tune in to find out how to define your vision while creating a rich culture for your team that motivates them to come into work every day.  

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Our guest and creator of Monday Monday is Arthur Tubman. Tune in to discover how building a successful business is all about creating a 2- way communication street with a resonating community. Find out how Arthur creates meaningful content and why he says skills can be learned and why you shouldn’t worry about them! Focus on training your daily habits! Plus find out why Arthur thinks mentorship and masterminds are crucial to any entrepreneur’s success.

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Our guest, Stefanie Sheehan is the founder of Mastermind Your Launch. We talk about owning who you are to launch a business. This episode is about how to play on your strengths. We also delve into the power of content marketing and how it can accelerates your business. What are your own personal strengths and how will you use them to serve the world?

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Christine Hassler, author of the book Expectation Hangover gets vulnerable about how she found true happiness. In using the experience of a crisis, she found the excuse to go through a soul transformation. Now she helps others do the same! On this episode, we talk about how the way to do truly impactful work is by answering our own inner calling. It is about understanding that the answers cannot be found anywhere outside of ourselves.

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Join us on this very special episode where I share the good, the bad and the ugly of 2016. I talk about what worked, what didn’t and the transformational changes I am going through. I get real and vulnerable about what the Trap of Success means to me and how to reach for more than a comfort zone. Plus, I share some of the exciting upcoming projects I’ve got going on to help you step up your game.

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Have you tried making a habit to accelerate your personal growth? Most of us have but have had difficulty sticking with it. Jen Macquarrie, founder of Bright Habits shares with us the essential elements we need to maintain momentum. We also explore how to mindfully observe the inner dialogue going on in our heads and how to shift into a more empowering mindset.

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