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Exploring ways for an organization and its teams to be agile to meet the customers' needs and marketplace changes... Host of Agile Digital Business is Vickie Maris - author, speaker, certified trainer / Authorized Partner - Everything DiSC® & The Five Behaviors®. She and her guests provide insights and ideas for personal and team development. In the previous seasons of the show, you'll hear insights on social media engagement, preparation for customers' uses of voice search and other steps to help you ready your teams and business for the future. In her over 30 years in corporate and in continuing education in academia, she has led several successful teams and has run a successful music and farm business. One of her design and marketing teams launched and maintained the online, Lean Six Sigma and Project Management short course series at Purdue University.

Exploring ways for an organization and its teams to be agile to meet the customers' needs and marketplace changes... Host of Agile Digital Business is Vickie Maris - author, speaker, certified trainer / Authorized Partner - Everything DiSC® & The Five Behaviors®. She and her guests provide insights and ideas for personal and team development. In the previous seasons of the show, you'll hear insights on social media engagement, preparation for customers' uses of voice search and other steps to help you ready your teams and business for the future. In her over 30 years in corporate and in continuing education in academia, she has led several successful teams and has run a successful music and farm business. One of her design and marketing teams launched and maintained the online, Lean Six Sigma and Project Management short course series at Purdue University.

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Exploring ways for an organization and its teams to be agile to meet the customers' needs and marketplace changes... Host of Agile Digital Business is Vickie Maris - author, speaker, certified trainer / Authorized Partner - Everything DiSC® & The Five Behaviors®. She and her guests provide insights and ideas for personal and team development. In the previous seasons of the show, you'll hear insights on social media engagement, preparation for customers' uses of voice search and other steps to help you ready your teams and business for the future. In her over 30 years in corporate and in continuing education in academia, she has led several successful teams and has run a successful music and farm business. One of her design and marketing teams launched and maintained the online, Lean Six Sigma and Project Management short course series at Purdue University.

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@vickiemaris

Language:

English


Episodes

Experiential learning event with an acoustic rock band & other leadership development programs

1/31/2022
0:00 Welcome to Season 4 of Agile Digital Business podcast. Introduction by the host, Vickie Maris. Topics of leadership, personal development, team development and team communications. :34 Insight about the music for the podcast and the accordion in the mix. 1:37 Upcoming leadership and team development programs; and music events 2:12 Frontline Leadership, April 6-7, 2022 - taught by Gar Trusley and Paul Slaggert; hosted in Indianapolis, Indiana by the Kelley School of Business Executive...

Duration:00:18:28

Llamas: A Lesson in Leadership and Team Roles

12/14/2020
In Episode 36 of Agile Digital Business, hear insights about leader selection, and about allowing team members to self select into ideal roles. Vickie Maris, host of the show, teaches in the professional development classroom (and virtual learning spaces) on leadership lessons gleaned from the raising and training of llamas, ponies, and other livestock on her farm. https://vickiemaris.com/coaching http://dawnofpromisefarm.com Show Notes for Episode 36 00:00 Introduction to information...

Duration:00:09:00

Leader Effectiveness | Pete DeLisle Interview Part 2

10/21/2020
Pete DeLisle, PhD, uses memorable case studies and stories to reflect on leader effectiveness that you can incorporate into your own style of leadership. He is my guest in Episode 35 of Agile Digital Business. Show notes, time codes and key take-aways: 0:00 A snippet of Pete teaching about the reciprocity behaviors of the Apollo 13 (you can watch the movie as homework!) :35 Intro of Episode 35 of Agile Digital Business :55 Request that you grab a screenshot of the show and share it on...

Duration:00:40:42

Livestream Basics for Church Pastors | Coaching Call

9/8/2020
Listen in on a group coaching call in Episode 34 of Agile Digital Business, in which podcast host, Vickie Maris, was invited to be a guest presenter and coach. She was speaking with a group of Methodist pastors in Indiana about the basics of livestreaming a church service. Below are the show notes and time codes for this episode: 0:00 Introduction to Episode 34 of Agile Digital Business: Live Stream Basics for Church Pastors "Pastors are interested to learn more about how to engage...

Duration:00:29:52

John Lee Dumas on Livestream Strategy

6/26/2020
Creative entrepreneur, podcaster, author and speaker John Lee Dumas talks with me about strategy and techniques for livestreaming in Episode 33 of Agile Digital Business. Below are the show notes and time codes for this episode of the show. I've included reference links to books and videos that either John or I mentioned during our conversation. 0:00 Preview of content shared by John Lee Dumas "You should be looking, with any Facebook Live, to be solving one problem. You are looking to...

Duration:00:26:05

Peter DeLisle, PhD, on Leadership in Uncertainty and Complexity

5/1/2020
What do leaders need to be doing and thinking about in times of uncertainty and complexity? Pete DeLisle, PhD, chats with me on this subject in Episode 32 of Agile Digital Business. In a time when areas around our world have gone from simple to complex, almost simultaneously, Pete's reflections and insights are thought-provoking. Below are the show notes and time codes to help you navigate quickly back to a section you would like to listen to for a second or third time. 0:00 A preview of...

Duration:00:48:11

Job Loss Book is in Kindle Book Bundle Offer

4/29/2020
This is a bonus episode featuring details about the opportunity to download 14 Kindle books in the self-help category between now and April 30, 2020 (midnight PST) for .99 each. Job Loss and the Cutback Blues: Journey of Grief, Uncertainty and Recovery After Being Let Go is one of the 14 titles available at the .99 cent price. To access the .99 cent offer, see the URL in my social media posts (Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, YouTube and Instagram) from April 29-30, 2020. Use the...

Duration:00:05:34

Intro to Season 3 and Group Coaching Online | Livestreaming and Social Media Connections

4/25/2020
While introducing Season 3 of Agile Digital Business podcast, I share about topics and guests of upcoming episodes for helping you make adjustments - with your customers, clients and followers top of mind - to your online and livestreaming efforts during COVID-19 pandemic. Highlights of this episode: Marketing Rebellion: The Most Human Company WinsJohn Lee Dumas, who co-hosts Podcaster's Paradise with Kate Erickson. watch the replay of the episode as we recorded it live in FacebookGroup...

Duration:00:10:30

Mark Schaefer interview during COVID-19 Pandemic

3/27/2020
Mark Schaefer, author of Marketing Rebellion: The Most Human Company Wins, is my guest on Episode 29 of Agile Digital Business. He provides many valuable insights and examples of how companies can be reacting in the COVID-19 global crisis to remain relevant in the eyes of their customers. 0:12 "We have to think about the context of this moment..." 1:15 Welcome in to Episode 29 from host, Vickie Maris 2:20 A shoutout to Amanda and Jerry for submitting questions for Mark 2:34 Music 2:41...

Duration:00:39:21

COVID-19 Outbreak and a Look Back To an Aviation Story in WWII History

3/19/2020
In Episode 28 of Agile Digital Business I share an interview with a loved one who experienced the uncertainties that came with World War 2. This episode is a shift from the topic of voice interfaces and smart speakers that I've been addressing in Season 2 of the podcast. 00:30 A mention of the global crisis of the spread of COVID-19 1:07 Setup of the interview with Lucille Maris about her experience of saying goodbye from a hotel rooftop in Topeka, Kansas as my dad, Jim Maris, flew over...

Duration:00:20:26

How a broken bridle on a reining horse can relate to voice and other digital disruptions

2/25/2020
In Episode 27, hear an analogy of how the removal of a broken bridle from a reining horse during a championship-level ride can relate to our choices to either support or interfere with our marketing and technology teams as they offer strategies to future ready our businesses. Welcome in to Episode 27 of Agile Digital Business podcast where Season 2 is focused on the voice platform. I am Vickie Maris, a digital futurist, voice platform evangelist, and host of Agile Digital Business podcast....

Duration:00:15:33

Wisdom from Vickie Maris for a future of change in business

1/29/2020
Host of Agile Digital Business, Vickie Maris, shares nuggets of life insights to help with embracing future change. From decisions about a degree program to reminders about the value of journaling and to speaking your life intentions each day, to selecting your next employer or business opportunity, Vickie provides brief insights to help you prepare for tomorrow. This episode of the show is sponsored by: Stories, Song and Satire by Scott Greeson & Dr. Will Miller; Feb. 16, 2020; 6 pm ET;...

Duration:00:12:45

Voice First Resources Plus Guest Bobby Kovey of The Credo Company

1/20/2020
Voice-first resources are featured in Episode 25 of Agile Digital Business podcast. You'll hear about Amazon Alexa Skills highlighted in a book by Bradley Metrock of the "This Week in Voice" podcast, to an interview with Bobby Kovey, The Credo Company, participant in a talk on preparing for voice, presented by Vickie Maris in Certificate in Executive Management at the University of Notre Dame. You'll also learn about a new book by Susan Westwater and Scot Westwater, Voice Strategy:...

Duration:00:29:48

Part 2 Interview with Kane Simms of VUX World

12/31/2019
Kane Simms, co-founder and co-host of VUX World was my guest in Episode 24 of Agile Digital Business. Season 2 of the podcast is focused on preparing your business for the voice platform. This is Part 2 of my conversation with Kane. We talk about world-class voice experiences; a definition of an Amazon Alexa Skill; our experiences with creating a Flash Briefing; and we chat about the starting point for a marketing person who is looking to establish a presence for their brand in the voice...

Duration:00:42:11

Part 1 Interview with Kane Simms of VUX World

12/23/2019
Listen to insights about what voice means for your company in this conversation I held with Kane Simms, VUX World. He and I have a fun conversation about preparing for voice and designing for the voice platform with the customer in mind. This is Part 1 of a 2-part interview for Agile Digital Business. Kane is not only the co-host of VUX World, but also co-founder of a consultancy and voice design studio. 0:00 Welcome and introduction of the episode by host, Vickie Maris :30 Intro music;...

Duration:00:23:06

Pearl Harbor Remembrance on December 7 Anniversary

12/7/2019
In an impromptu episode of Agile Digital Business, I capture a conversation with my mom, Lucille Maris, about her recollection of how she heard about the bombing of Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. As we were talking, her friends Pat, and later, Margaret Williamson, joined us. If you would like to see the Facebook Live that we recorded at the same time, visit, http://www.fb.com/scottgreesonmusic #pearlharbor #teachinspireconnect #agiledigitalbiz

Duration:00:20:29

Thank you to book launch team plus sample of narration from audiobook

12/1/2019
In this bonus episode of the podcast, I share a thank you to members of my book launch team. The new book is a 30-day journal, Changing Life After a Life-Changing Event: 30 Journal Prompts and Stories to Help After a Loss, by Vickie J. Maris. In addition to the shout outs to the graphic design team, editor and book launch team members, I share a sample of the reviews and a section of the audiobook recording for Day 15 in the journal, "Be in community." Below are the time codes for this...

Duration:00:21:41

Is the growth of the middle class tied to voice search? A CMED Conference Reflection

11/18/2019
Welcome to Episode 20 of Agile Digital Business. Recorded on the move with my Insignia Lavalier mic, my iPhone and the BossJock app. You may hear a bit of air handling noise and construction work in the background. I'll be back in our music studio in a future weekend for the recording and editing of the next episode. I am Vickie Maris, author, speaker and digital marketer focused on helping businesses prepare for the voice platform. Today, I'm at the CMED Conference - Conference on...

Duration:00:18:40

Video and Voice Search | A-1 Telecom and Ali El-Ammori Interview Preview

11/12/2019
Ali El-Ammori of A-1 Telecom shares a conference takeaway in Episode 19 of Agile Digital Business. Podcast host, Vickie Maris, recently gave a presentation on businesses preparing for voice search. Ali was participating in an executive education program when he was a part of the discussion on ways business can be preparing for voice and integrating voice portals in to their customer interfaces. While he was participating in the event, he was also sending information back to his team so they...

Duration:00:10:02

Use of a voice interface by an audiobook narrator for pronunciations while recording Changing Life After A Life-Changing Event

11/1/2019
I take you behind the scenes in the recording of the narration for the audiobook, Changing Life After a Life-Changing Event: 30 Journal Prompts and Stories To Help After a Loss. In this episode, I share an example of how I use a digital voice interface for clarification on name pronunciations. Episode 18 also includes a "sneak listen" to Day 20 of the journal, which is about having intentional thought life to help curb anxiety. Here are the show notes and time codes for Episode 18 of Agile...

Duration:00:13:38