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Influence People | Chief Influence Officer Brian Ahearn | Episode 135

Brian Ahearn is the Chief Influence Officer at Influence PEOPLE. The son of a United States Marine, Brian is an international trainer, TEDx presenter and consultant, he specializes in applying the science of influence in everyday business situations. Brian is one of only 20 individuals in the world who currently holds the Cialdini Method Certified Trainer designation. This specialization was earned directly from Robert B. Cialdini, Ph.D. – the most cited living social psychologist on the science of ethical influence.

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Engaging your Employees with THANKS | Lisa Ryan | Episode 133

With the extreme labor shortage getting worse every day, employee turnover costs you a fortune. By the time a new employee walks through your workroom door on day one, you’ve already spent $6,500.00 to bring that person in. With today’s worker looking to change jobs on average every 18 months, you’ve got your work cut out for you to keep them – and get some ROI on your personnel investments.

Lisa Ryan has more than 20 years of experience in marketing, training, and sales. She has worked in a variety of industries, including manufacturing, healthcare, and executive recruiting. She is President and Founder of Grategy®, a Cleveland based firm specializing in employee engagement, retention, and recognition using gratitude strategies (Grategies) for personal and professional development.

Lisa’s work experience and research in employee engagement and cultural transformation give her a unique perspective for retaining top talent. An active member of The National Speakers Association, Lisa has been featured in Speaker Magazine as an expert advisor, writes articles for several newsletters and online publications, and speaks regularly for several colleges and universities.

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Manage the Message | Jim Karrh, Ph.D | Episode 132

Jim helps organizations turn their everyday business messaging into a consistent business advantage. He guides business professionals, teams, and entire organizations to stand out through better messaging — which in turn produces better customer relationships, stronger brands, and more growth opportunities. Whether his clients need guidance in the form of speaking, consulting, or coaching, Jim…

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The Importance of Psychological Safety | Tim Clark | Episode 128

Employee safety is being redefined. We write volumes of standard operating procedures about it. We measure it, regulate it, and insure against its risks. In the U.S. alone, organizations funnel billions into creating workplaces and environments in which employees are safe to bring their best talents. But physical safety, and added creature-comfort perks like stocked…

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Lead with Speed | Alan Willett | Episode 127

One of the most important questions a leader can ask themselves is: “How do I get my teams, my organization to move faster?” That is the challenge that all leaders face. This challenge grows more intense every day. Lead with Speed is the answer. This problem of speed is often disguised by other symptoms, such…

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The Responsibility Ethic | Former Olympian Adam Kreek | Episode 125

To develop something new that solves a significant problem and creates real value for customers, you have to take risk proportionate to the potential return. Yet, most people are conditioned to avoid risk. Leading innovation requires a willingness to pursue a goal without knowing exactly how you’ll achieve it. To overcome the fear of failure…

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The Innovator’s Spirit | Former Cree CEO Chuck Swoboda | Episode 124

To develop something new that solves a significant problem and creates real value for customers, you have to take risk proportionate to the potential return. Yet, most people are conditioned to avoid risk. Leading innovation requires a willingness to pursue a goal without knowing exactly how you’ll achieve it. To overcome the fear of failure…

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Lead a Lean Organization | Jay Hodge | Episode 122

Lean works, and it will impact every single fiber of your organization’s operational fabric. It will be woven into your quality, productivity, service, customer satisfaction, safety, growth, and financial processes. Lean is not people dependent, it is process dependent, built upon standards and consistency. It exposes waste and promotes value, enabling you to realize capacity…

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The Innovation Ultimatum | Steve Brown | Episode 120

Most businesses identify six key digital technologies—artificial intelligence (AI), distributed ledgers and blockchain, the Internet of Things (IoT), autonomous machines, virtual and augmented reality, and 5G communication—as critical to their relevance and growth over the coming ten years. These new disruptive technologies present significant opportunity for businesses in every industry. The first businesses to understand…

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Leading with a Twist | Dominique Mas | Episode 118

One day we will all be replaced as leaders with younger talent who is emerging from our wake. However, first we need to find this talent, retain it, and grow it so that it becomes the model which we are looking for. Sometimes it is easy, other times it tough and requires not just leadership…

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