Episode 623 – How To Adapt – Cope – Flex In Uncertain And Challenging Buisness Times with Rick Lochner

Rick Lochner is the President of RPC Leadership Associates, Inc. where he helps Business Owners Make Leadership a Way of Life. A Certified Veteran-Owned Business, he helps clients align their businesses to enjoy sustainable success on their terms. Rick is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and has over 30…

Episode 620 – What Business & Life Lessons Can You Take Away From 2020?

Who could have predicted what 2020 would be a tumultuous year? Every year has a degree of ebbs and flows, but this year was unique. What did you learn from the challenges that were presented? How can you take what you learned and apply it looking forward to 2021? There are three key lessons I…

Episode 602 – How New Customers Can Be Like Getting A New Puppy

On a past podcast, I discussed the crazy idea we had of trying to adopt a dog and the lessons learned through the process. Well, a week ago we left downtown Chicago with a new 11-month-old puppy named Layla in the back of my SUV. We have adopted 5 rescue dogs over the last few…

Episode 587 – What You Can Do To Reboot Your Speaking Career with Kerry Heaps

An Entrepreneur of 15 years, Kerry is the Publisher of Pageant Platform Magazine and the Host of Pageant Platform Podcast. Kerry is a sought-after Speaker on topics such as Leveraging your Publicity to Close More Deals, Bodies Don’t Lie-Body Language Basics, The Significance of Color in Wardrobe and the Psychology Behind It, The Network Game…

Episode 580 – How To Increase Your Return On Relationship Investment By Interacting Human to Human

There is a difference between in-person or face-to-face networking and online networking. When you meet in person, you usually have the attention of more than one person at a time. Online it’s much more of a one-on-one relationship at a time. There is also a difference between social media and social networking. Social media is…

Episode 573 – Follow The Bouncing Customers with Mark SA Smith

Mark S A Smith: Working in the world of technology since 1982, Mark uses systems thinking to help organizations successfully bring new, disruptive technology to market by orchestrating compelling, strategic conversations with executives. Mark’s authored many books including his latest Pivot to Profit from IT Disruption, Security in the Boardroom, Linux in the Boardroom, Guerrilla…

Episode 561 – Broken Windshields & Naked Swimmers and Conducting Business In A Time Of Crisis with Perry Marshall

Perry Marshall is one of the most expensive business strategists in the world. He is endorsed in FORBES and INC Magazine. He’s guided clients like FanDuel and InfusionSoft from startup to hundreds of millions of dollars. He founded the $10 million Evolution 2.0 Prize, with judges from Harvard, Oxford and MIT. Launched at the Royal Society…

Episode 560 – This Is Not Normal… It’s OK

I hope you are staying healthy & safe?   Have you ever been on a flight where the oxygen masks have dropped? In the pre-flight briefing, they often say, “Although the bag may not inflate, rest assured oxygen is flowing. Secure your own mask before assisting others.”   At times like these, it can be…

Episode 558 – Your Mindset Matters – Posting Positive Messages Helps

Last week on social media (Facebook) I posted this quote… “If we view ourselves as besieged victims who need to go into hiding, then we cultivate fear and hoarding. If we view ourselves as a community working hard to protect the most vulnerable among us, then we will cultivate courage and helping.” – Mindset matters!…

Episode 556 – Bored or Busy? It’s Time To Work Harder!

We are a week or so into a major change in our business work environments. Many workers have been sent home to either work there, or wait for the business climates to change. During this time of home confinement (in many states) you have an opportunity to be either bored or busy. If you are…