business

#26 - From I.T. Tech to CEO, with Rick Norberg, CEO of Vertikal6

#26 - From I.T. Tech to CEO, with Rick Norberg, CEO of Vertikal6

In this episode Rick Norberg shares his story of starting as a one-man I.T. shop and growing to now 50 employees and millions in revenue. Today, Rick mostly owns the business development responsibilities for Vertikal6 while while his COO Harry Curran leads company operations. But that wasn't always the case. Listen as Rick shares some of the skills he has learned on his journey from engineer to executive. Learn more about Vertikal6 at www.vertikal6.com.

#23 - Yoga and Meditation for Business, with Travis Eliot

#23 - Yoga and Meditation for Business, with Travis Eliot

Travis Eliot is a world-renowned yoga instructor and meditation teacher. He teaches his signature Holistic Yoga Flow classes in Los Angeles and in workshops and retreats around the world. In this episode Travis discusses mindfulness, the difference between yin and yang yoga, how yoga and meditation can be beneficial for everyone, especially business people, and how one of the most violent inmates in a Maine prison became a yoga fanatic. Learn more about Travis at www.traviseliot.com

#17 - The Best Way to Recognize Employees, with David Russell, CEO of Manage 2 Win

#17 - The Best Way to Recognize Employees, with David Russell, CEO of Manage 2 Win

What is “employee recognition” and why is it important? What are the best ways to recognize employees? How do companies fail at recognizing their employees?

David Russell is our CEO and Senior Consultant at Manage 2 Win. He is an author, speaker, consultant, and co-host of the podcast. In today’s episode we discuss the importance of recognizing employees properly, how companies often fail at complimenting or thanking employees, why recognition and gratitude are so powerful, and how you can boost your culture with a successful recognition program. Also, check out David’s recent blog post about this very topic.

#16 - Reading for Leading, and a Richer Life, with James Mustich

#16 - Reading for Leading, and a Richer Life, with James Mustich

James Mustich (pronounced "Mustik") is the author of 1,000 Books to Read Before You Die, a comprehensive list of fiction and non-fiction books. Jim has worked in the book industry for decades and in this episode we discuss his 14-year effort to write the book, why reading is such a valuable use of your time, and a few books Jim recommends for business people, leaders, and those interested in developing a deeper meaning in their lives and work.

You can visit www.1000bookstoread.com to vote on the list and add your own suggestions.

#15 - Entrepreneurship and the Visionary Implementer Dilemma, with David Schnurman

#15 - Entrepreneurship and the Visionary Implementer Dilemma, with David Schnurman

David Schnurman is the CEO of Lawline and President of the New York chapter of the Entrepreneur's Organization. In this episode we discuss the origin of Lawline, how leaders often serve as visionaries in need of a competent counterpart to handle implementation, and why we are never alone in our journey to run our business, improve our lives, and search for fulfillment.

#14 - HubSpot, SEO, and leading an internet marketing company, with Keith Eneix

#14 - HubSpot, SEO, and leading an internet marketing company, with Keith Eneix

Keith Eneix is the CEO of Fannit, an internet marketing agency located in Everett, Washington, self-described as "entrepreneurs helping entrepreneurs". In this episode we discuss the creation of Fannit, how Keith and his brother Neil helped their father's business stay afloat during the 2008 recession, Keith's advice for leaders in small businesses, how expectations are incredibly important to company culture, the Rockefeller Habits, how HubSpot is an incredible tool you can use to automate much of your sales and marketing.

#13 - Scaling up your business & "open space" company meetings with Bruce Eckfeldt

#13 - Scaling up your business & "open space" company meetings with Bruce Eckfeldt

Bruce Eckfeldt is an entrepreneur, Inc. 500 CEO, Gazelles business coach, author, and speaker. He often writes for Inc. Magazine and has been a member of the Entrepreneurs' Organization since 2007. Also, he hosts two weekly podcasts called Scaling Up Services, strategies for scaling service companies, and Thinking Outside the Bud, a business podcast devoted to driving innovation in the cannabis space.

#12 - Lessons from the Pacific Stock Exchange, with David Russell

#12 - Lessons from the Pacific Stock Exchange, with David Russell

David Russell is the CEO of Manage 2 Win and co-host of the Manage 2 Win Podcast. In this episode he shares the story of his first career choice: Working on the floor of the Pacific Stock Exchange from 1975 to 1981. He learned 3 important lessons from his time as a clerk, options trader, broker, and specialist at multiple firms.

#11 - The Self-Awareness of Great Leaders, with Ron Price

#11 - The Self-Awareness of Great Leaders, with Ron Price

Ron Price is an internationally recognized executive coach, speaker, author, and business advisor. He has served in almost every level of executive management over the past 40 years and is the Founder, President, and CEO of Price Associates.

Listen as Ron talks about his journey, working with his dad, how leaders need to be self-aware, and the 70/30 rule.

#9 - How to 10X Your Sales, with Amanda Holmes

#9 - How to 10X Your Sales, with Amanda Holmes

Amanda Holmes is CEO of Chet Holmes International. CHI has helped over 200,000 businesses get to the next level with 12 core competencies for doubling sales. They offer the best-selling book, The Ultimate Sales Machine, written by their founder Chet Holmes.

When Chet passed away at the age of 55, Amanda took over the company. Her story and sales advice have been featured in Inc. Magazine and the Entrepreneur Weekly podcast, as well as many other prominent blogs, shows, webinars, and events.

#7 - Develop a culture of connection, with Michael & Katie Stallard

#7 - Develop a culture of connection, with Michael & Katie Stallard

Michael is an author, speaker, and consultant specializing in leadership, employee engagement, organizational health, productivity, and innovation. He is the co-founder and president of Connection Culture Group and E Pluribus Partners.

Katie is a gifted connector, speaker and teacher, and a partner at the Connection Culture Group. Audiences and workshop participants enjoy her sense of humor and practical advice. Comfortable in front of people, she’s been singing in a cappella groups for more than 24 years and has even done a bit of TV and film work. She’s the first to admit that she “loves a microphone.” A surprising piece of her story is that she is a three-time cancer survivor.

#6 - Leading and working remotely, with Kevin Eikenberry

#6 - Leading and working remotely, with Kevin Eikenberry

Kevin Eikenberry is a world renowned leadership expert, a two-time bestselling author, speaker, consultant, trainer, and coach. Kevin is the Chief Potential Officer of The Kevin Eikenberry Group, a leadership and learning consulting company that has been helping organizations, teams and individuals reach their potential since 1993. Kevin's most recent book, The Long-Distance Leader: Rules for Remarkable Remote Leadership, "shows leaders how to guide their teams by recalling the foundational principles of leadership".