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The Action Catalyst is a weekly podcast hosted by Co-founder of Southwestern Consulting™ and New York Times bestselling author, Rory Vaden. The show shares “insights and inspiration to help you take action”™. Each week, Rory shares ideas on how to increase your self-discipline and make better use of your time to help you achieve your goals in life and business. He also interviews one very special expert guest and thought leader every week. Please subscribe below and leave a rating and review! You can also get more free insights and inspiration at www.RoryVadenBlog.com.

The Action Catalyst is a weekly podcast hosted by Co-founder of Southwestern Consulting™ and New York Times bestselling author, Rory Vaden. The show shares “insights and inspiration to help you take action”™. Each week, Rory shares ideas on how to increase your self-discipline and make better use of your time to help you achieve your goals in life and business. He also interviews one very special expert guest and thought leader every week. Please subscribe below and leave a rating and review! You can also get more free insights and inspiration at www.RoryVadenBlog.com.
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The Action Catalyst is a weekly podcast hosted by Co-founder of Southwestern Consulting™ and New York Times bestselling author, Rory Vaden. The show shares “insights and inspiration to help you take action”™. Each week, Rory shares ideas on how to increase your self-discipline and make better use of your time to help you achieve your goals in life and business. He also interviews one very special expert guest and thought leader every week. Please subscribe below and leave a rating and review! You can also get more free insights and inspiration at www.RoryVadenBlog.com.

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Episodes

Keeping a Positive Attitude with Mac Anderson (Part 2 of 2): Episode 260 of the Action Catalyst Podcast

11/13/2018
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Mac Anderson is the founder of Simple Truths and Successories, Inc., the leader in designing and marketing products for motivation and recognition. These companies, however, are not the first success stories for Mac. He was also the founder and CEO of McCord Travel, the largest travel company in the Midwest, and part owner and vice president of sales and marketing for Orval Kent Food Company, the country's largest manufacturer of prepared salads. His accomplishments in these unrelated...

Duration:00:45:21

Reinforcing the Positive with Mac Anderson (1 of 2): Episode 259 of the Action Catalyst Podcast

11/7/2018
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Mac Anderson is the founder of Simple Truths and Successories, Inc., the leader in designing and marketing products for motivation and recognition. These companies, however, are not the first success stories for Mac. He was also the founder and CEO of McCord Travel, the largest travel company in the Midwest, and part owner and vice president of sales and marketing for Orval Kent Food Company, the country's largest manufacturer of prepared salads. His accomplishments in these unrelated...

Duration:00:41:16

Rhythm of Success: Episode 258 of the Action Catalyst Podcast

10/31/2018
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Freddie Ravel is the GRAMMY-nominated Keynote Maestro who combines his expertise for business breakthroughs and virtuoso piano performances with a clear and concise application of music’s communicative and scientific powers to inspire, ignite and lift the minds, hearts, and potential of audiences around the world. Backed by number one hits and collaborative successes with Madonna, Earth, Wind and Fire, Prince, and Carlos Santana to leading the teams of J Lo, Jimmy Kimmel, and Lady Gaga, the...

Duration:00:55:14

Networking: Cultivating Relationships: Episode 257 of the Action Catalyst Podcast

10/24/2018
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Dr. Ivan Misner is the Founder & Chief Visionary Officer of BNI, the world’s largest business networking organization. Founded in 1985, the organization now has over 8,400 chapters throughout every populated continent of the world. Last year alone, BNI generated 9.1 million referrals resulting in $13.1 billion dollars’ worth of business for its members. Dr. Misner’s PhD is from the University of Southern California. He is a New York Times bestselling author who has written 22 books. He is...

Duration:00:48:41

Good Stress: Episode 256 of the Action Catalyst Podcast

10/17/2018
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Dr. Terry Lyles holds a Ph.D. in psychology and is recognized as a national/international educator, author of three books, speaker to universities, schools, Fortune 500 Companies, world-class athletes, and public audiences. Dr. Lyles has trained hundreds of individuals including Fire Rescue workers in and around Ground Zero, International Forensic Medical Teams in the Asian torn Tsunami area and the Haiti relief effort, sharing his time-tested, scientifically-measured approach to stress...

Duration:00:56:30

The Servant Leader: Episode 255 of the Action Catalyst Podcast

10/10/2018
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Todd Browne began his career at Tom James in August 1990. Through hard work, a steadfast commitment to staying at Tom James, and living out the principles of success that Tom James was founded on, Todd rose through the ranks and became President in 2011 and CEO in 2016. With a mediocre track record prior to Tom James, including flunking out of college after one semester, Todd credits his success first and foremost to his Lord Jesus Christ, as well as Spencer Hays, Jim McEachern, his father...

Duration:00:56:02

Behaviors Always Follow Values: Episode 254 of the Action Catalyst Podcast

10/2/2018
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In November of 2004, Kimberly Ritzer walked into a little boutique during its opening week with one intention: congratulating the stranger behind the counter for being courageous enough to open her own business. What ensued was a lesson in celebrating each other’s differences and strengths. The stranger behind the counter was Megan Tamte, a third-grade teacher turned stay at home mom, turned aspiring entrepreneur. Kimberly had been a Senior Designer of Owned Brand Product at Dayton’s,...

Duration:00:54:32

Adventures in Entrepreneurship: Episode 253 of the Action Catalyst Podcast

9/27/2018
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Germain Böer is an innovator in all that he does. His courses use technology and creative assignments that challenge students to think, and feature speakers who have created unusual companies. He also conducts experiential learning programs that transform students into self-driven entrepreneurs. After working for Arthur Andersen & Co., the Institute of Management Accountants., and two universities, Prof. Böer joined The Owen School in 1977 as a professor of management accounting, Since that...

Duration:00:48:54

Invest in Mentorship: Episode 252 of the Action Catalyst Podcast

9/14/2018
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Jeff Dobyns has enjoyed extraordinary success providing comprehensive financial planning to retirees, entrepreneurs, entertainers, and executives by taking the time to truly know his clients, understand their goals, and develop and execute their ongoing strategic financial plans. Jeff has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Ohio University and has held executive positions with financial planning firms for nearly two decades. After serving as Vice President of Investments of...

Duration:00:48:36

How to Lead Tremendously: Episode 251 of the Action Catalyst Podcast

9/5/2018
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Tracey C. Jones is nationally known for her leadership expertise, as well as her ability to connect on a core level with her audiences. With her signature wit, she masterfully weaves leadership concepts and actionable strategies together with humor and a deep understanding of life in the workplace. At the core of her philosophy on leadership is a simple belief that a commitment to lifelong learning results in a resilience and positive attitude that can alter the work environment for the...

Duration:00:51:45

Gratitude to Paying It Forward: Episode 250 of the Action Catalyst Podcast

8/29/2018
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JT Olson is a sensational speaker and an avid proponent of adoption, the pro-life movement, and orphan care. He has given talks on God’s transformation of his pain into passion, the sanctity of life, growing a healthy marriage, encouraging dreamers and entrepreneurs to pursue their calling, and coaching leaders on building a stronger organization. After being orphaned as a child alongside his four siblings, JT Olson went on to start Both Hands -- a faith-based non-profit serving orphans and...

Duration:00:39:18

Positivity Despite Tragedy : Episode 249 of the Action Catalyst Podcast

8/22/2018
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While on vacation in Mexico, the unexpected happened for Jake Hirning. In a matter of seconds, his life was changed forever. As Jake dove into a wave, the force of the ocean rammed him into the ocean floor, breaking his neck. A plane flew into Mexico and transported him to San Antonio, where 11 doctors took him to surgery. The surgery was successful, and Jake lived, but now he is paralyzed from the chest below and has minimal use of his hands. Through this tragedy, Jake has taken on every...

Duration:00:31:48

How to Get a Meeting with Anyone: An Interview with Stu Heinecke

8/20/2018
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If you knew you would be 100% successful at getting an appointment with your ideal customer, what would that do for you? One meeting can change everything. What if you could to that 100 times, with 100% effectiveness? How long would it take for your business to be where you want it to be? If I told you that there is a way, would you believe me? It seems incredible, doesn’t it? But it’s true. What I am about to share will be embraced by only a few, even though many will want to answer the...

Duration:00:52:30

The Power Paradox: Episode 248 of the Action Catalyst Podcast (Part 2 of 2)

8/15/2018
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Dacher Keltner, Ph.D., is the founding director of the Greater Good Science Center and a professor of psychology at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of The Power Paradox: How We Gain and Lose Influence and Born to Be Good, and a co-editor of The Compassionate Instinct. Show Highlights: When the role models don't model the proper role, they'll model the improper and it's only a matter of time before that trickles down. -Dan Moore Disregard for morals and ethics is...

Duration:00:23:51

The Power Paradox: Episode 247 of the Action Catalyst Podcast (Part 1 of 2)

8/8/2018
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Dacher Keltner, Ph.D., is the founding director of the Greater Good Science Center and a professor of psychology at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of The Power Paradox: How We Gain and Lose Influence and Born to Be Good, and a co-editor of The Compassionate Instinct. Show Highlights: Enduring leadership is sustained by service. -Dacher Keltner You're only as good as the connections you have with the people you lead. -Dacher Keltner "Power tends to corrupt, and...

Duration:00:29:33

Keeping the Vision Alive: Episode 246 of The Action Catalyst Podcast (Part 2 of 2)

8/1/2018
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Kelly Wright has over 25 years of experience in leadership, sales, operations, and strategy roles. Her deep Go-To-Market and general P&L management delivers critical expertise to the boardroom. Kelly has helped teams navigate multiple stages of growth, through an IPO, global expansion, leadership transitions, business model changes, and the demands of being a private and public company. Kelly has broad depth of experience in driving companies to best leverage technology, data, information,...

Duration:00:21:56

How to Lead from Anywhere: Interview with Jim Stryker

7/31/2018
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How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time. How do you win big? One small victory at a time. Jim Stryker, who is in the elite club as far as production and leadership, breaks down high achievement into a mindset and small “base hits” that add up to big results. Jim says that victory begins with the bed—it’s not what you’re thinking! It begins by MAKING your bed. Making your bed begins a series of wins. When you focus on the small things, they add up to become wins and those wins become...

Duration:00:48:25

Company Culture and Delegation: Episode 245 of The Action Catalyst Podcast (Part 1 of 2)

7/25/2018
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Kelly Wright has over 25 years of experience in leadership, sales, operations, and strategy roles. Her deep Go-To-Market and general P&L management delivers critical expertise to the boardroom. Kelly has helped teams navigate multiple stages of growth, through an IPO, global expansion, leadership transitions, business model changes, and the demands of being a private and public company. Kelly has broad depth of experience in driving companies to best leverage technology, data, information,...

Duration:00:25:39

The Energy Pie: Episode 244 of The Action Catalyst Podcast

7/18/2018
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Stan Mabry is an art seller by day and jiu-jitsu fighter by night. After dealing privately in New York and a stint at Sotheby’s, Stanford Mabry founded the Nashville, Tennessee gallery in 1987 and has since established Stanford Fine Art as the premier purveyor of historical, Impressionistic and regional art in the Southeast. Works formerly in the collection of Stanford Fine Art have been acquired by various art museums around the world from as far away as the Musee American in Giverny,...

Duration:00:44:16

Leaders Make the Necessary Changes – Episode 243 of The Action Catalyst Podcast

7/11/2018
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Gary Garfield shares the truly unique insight he gained first practicing law, and then turning around the financial performance of Bridgestone Americas and the organization’s corporate culture. Through his innovative approach to changing the culture of the organization, Garfield changed the focus of the organization, drove innovation and collaboration, and broke down silos. The result: the company pulled out of its marketplace rut. Under Gary’s leadership, the company had record profits each...

Duration:00:33:18