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Conversation designed for emerging and existing leaders
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United States

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Conversation designed for emerging and existing leaders

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@ronkitchens

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English

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Episodes

200: Are You Letting Unnecessary Barriers Block Your Growth?

5/20/2019
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You can focus on things that are barriers or you can focus on scaling the wall or redefining the problem. —Tim Cook On Today’s Episode: I talk with Carla about knocking down barriers How a pauper’s cemetery from the Great Depression inspired me Evaluating why barriers are present The importance of putting yourself in a […] The post 200: Are You Letting Unnecessary Barriers Block Your Growth? appeared first on ronkitchens.com.

Duration:00:17:29

199: How A Chef’s Life is Changing Communities

5/13/2019
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I think that a feeling of pride is something that every community needs to move forward. —Vivian Howard On Today’s Episode: I had the distinct pleasure of interviewing Vivian Howard of the TV show “A Chef’s Life” Vivian’s journey with farm-to-table (before it was hip) How the success of A Chef’s Life has affected the […] The post 199: How A Chef’s Life is Changing Communities appeared first on ronkitchens.com.

Duration:00:26:59

198: Leap Out of a Rut in These 4 Steps

5/6/2019
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Instead of always harping on a man’s faults, tell him of his virtues. Try to pull him out of his rut of bad habits. Hold up to him his better self, his real self that can dare and do and win out. —Eleanor H. Porter On Today’s Episode: Carla and I are talking about getting […] The post 198: Leap Out of a Rut in These 4 Steps appeared first on ronkitchens.com.

Duration:00:21:58

197: How to Bring Civility and Unity Back

4/29/2019
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The issues that divide us are second in priority to the way we respond to each other. —Lucas Ramirez On Today’s Episode: Lucas Ramirez, author of Designed for More, will be joining us at Catalyst University on June 20. How the term “murmuration” goes beyond birds and is important to leadership How unity drives all […] The post 197: How to Bring Civility and Unity Back appeared first on ronkitchens.com.

Duration:00:17:45

196: The Power of Enthusiasm to Inspire Trust and Motivation

4/22/2019
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Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm. —Ralph Waldo Emerson On Today’s Episode: I talk with Carla about enthusiasm in the workplace Tiggers vs. Eeyores Make a plan and get on board Building enthusiasm through gratitude When we talk about enthusiasm, we are not talking about a relentless, bouncing positivity. We are talking about a […] The post 196: The Power of Enthusiasm to Inspire Trust and Motivation appeared first on ronkitchens.com.

Duration:00:13:26

195: What Are the Four Tendencies of Habit Creation?

4/15/2019
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What you do every day matters more than what you do once in a while. —Gretchen Rubin On Today’s Episode: Gretchen Rubin, author of The Four Tendencies What is really at play when creating habits? The four personality types (tendencies) Gretchen discovered Tailoring communications and workflow with these personality types The one unifying leadership characteristic for […] The post 195: What Are the Four Tendencies of Habit Creation? appeared first on ronkitchens.com.

Duration:00:25:29

194: Inboarding: How to Develop and Hire from Within

4/8/2019
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Make a conscious decision to put people in opportunities that are beyond their comfort zone. —Ron Kitchens On Today’s Episode: Carla and I talk about “inboarding” (a method to help employees improve their knowledge and skills to grow within the organization) The 90-day turnover problem Providing safe space for your people to jump into new […] The post 194: Inboarding: How to Develop and Hire from Within appeared first on ronkitchens.com.

Duration:00:19:21

193: How to Jump Into Fear and Discover Purpose

4/1/2019
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Impossible became “I’m possible.” And if I’m possible, everyone’s possible. —Jeremy Cowart On Today’s Episode: Jeremy Cowart joins me to share his remarkable journey; Jeremy is an artist, the founder of The Purpose Hotel and will be joining us on June 20, 2019, at Catalyst University The importance of being intentional about with whom you […] The post 193: How to Jump Into Fear and Discover Purpose appeared first on ronkitchens.com.

Duration:00:29:19

192: Daring to Dream Big (and Speaking it Out Loud)

3/25/2019
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Today’s time of full employment is the time to curate an environment that’s supportive of employees speaking their dreams. —Ron Kitchens On Today’s Episode: Carla and my conversation about personal leadership plans The importance of daring to dream big My eclectic music tastes come to light Speaking your dreams out loud Being the hero of […] The post 192: Daring to Dream Big (and Speaking it Out Loud) appeared first on ronkitchens.com.

Duration:00:20:13

191: How Mitscoots is Changing the World, One Person at a Time

3/18/2019
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Integrity first. Service before self. Excellence in all we do. — Tim Scott On Today’s Episode: Tim Scott from Mitscoots Outfitters, who is joining us at Catalyst University on June 20 Mitscoots makes gear with a mission: get + give + employ Leading with integrity as a foundation of your organization and business The importance […] The post 191: How Mitscoots is Changing the World, One Person at a Time appeared first on ronkitchens.com.

Duration:00:30:42

190: How to Navigate the Ongoing Talent Shortage

3/11/2019
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The only way to thrive and succeed today is through accelerating people. — Ron Kitchens On Today’s Episode: Carla and I talk about the talent shortage How lack of population is going to disrupt all areas of employment Coaching green talent to accelerate and lead teams My favorite metaphor about prospective employees The importance of […] The post 190: How to Navigate the Ongoing Talent Shortage appeared first on ronkitchens.com.

Duration:00:22:06

189: How to Be a Moment Maker with Carlos Whittaker

3/4/2019
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It’s my goal to help you live your life, not let your life live you. — Carlos Whittaker On Today’s Episode: Carla interviews Carlos Whittaker, who will be joining us on June 20, 2019, at Catalyst University. Being a “Moment Maker” is not about one moment How Carlos’ father has been his biggest inspiration How […] The post 189: How to Be a Moment Maker with Carlos Whittaker appeared first on ronkitchens.com.

Duration:00:19:37

188: Embracing Your Authenticity and Natural Talents

2/25/2019
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The diamonds of the world are people who manifest their own greatness and their own unique capabilities. — Ron Kitchens On Today’s Episode: Carla and I talk about embracing your authenticity How I felt cheated by a not-so-genuine tomahawk Ensuring your brand is authentically you Authenticity does not mean perfection Valuing your natural talents Part of being […] The post 188: Embracing Your Authenticity and Natural Talents appeared first on ronkitchens.com.

Duration:00:16:59

187: Why Fear is an Essential Part of Courage

2/18/2019
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Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than one’s fear. — James Neil Hollingworth On Today’s Episode: Carla and I talk about fear and courage Fear is part of the process How writing Uniquely You required me to overcome fear Courage requires you to move through […] The post 187: Why Fear is an Essential Part of Courage appeared first on ronkitchens.com.

Duration:00:15:40

186: What is the Future of Team and Culture?

2/11/2019
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Exceptional leaders create a culture that engages hearts and minds, energizes action and executes with discipline. When that happens, the numbers and wins follow. —Urban Meyer On Today’s Episode: A keynote from Brad Saar, president at Stryker Medical Insight into Stryker’s culture What Brad sees as the most important items for the future of team […] The post 186: What is the Future of Team and Culture? appeared first on ronkitchens.com.

Duration:00:28:35

185: How to Harness the Power of Saying No

2/4/2019
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The art of leadership is saying no, not saying yes. —Tony Blair On Today’s Episode: Living in a “yes” world Creating boundaries in order to continue growth Saying “yes” to too many things will cause a loss of productivity Harnessing the power of saying no Valuing your time Being either the curator or the victim of […] The post 185: How to Harness the Power of Saying No appeared first on ronkitchens.com.

Duration:00:12:35

184: Why Emotional Intelligence in Leadership is So Important

1/28/2019
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In a very real sense we have two minds, one that thinks and one that feels. —Daniel Goleman On Today’s Episode: Sarah Mansberger joins Carla for another episode, this time to talk emotional intelligence (EI). Daniel Goleman‘s five key elements of EI. How “amygdala hijacks” can throw a wrench into any good intention. The role […] The post 184: Why Emotional Intelligence in Leadership is So Important appeared first on ronkitchens.com.

Duration:00:19:58

183: How to Use Relationships to Power Business

1/21/2019
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Leadership must be about something beyond self-interest, greater than self-promotion, and more noble than self-service. —Randy Ross On Today’s Episode: I talk with Dr. Randy Ross, author of the new book Relationomics: Business Powered by Relationships Concepts to transcend business that can also be applied at home The four principles to cultivate healthier relationships How […] The post 183: How to Use Relationships to Power Business appeared first on ronkitchens.com.

Duration:00:23:10

182: Navigating Conflict and Tension in the Workplace

1/14/2019
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Whenever you’re in conflict with someone, there is one factor that can make the difference between damaging your relationship and deepening it. That factor is attitude. —William James On Today’s Episode: I share my feelings on Mondays and sunrises. Carla and I talk through some important steps in navigating conflict: De-escalating the situation Gathering your thoughts Getting […] The post 182: Navigating Conflict and Tension in the Workplace appeared first on ronkitchens.com.

Duration:00:18:30

181: Appreciation: Write Your Thank You Notes

1/7/2019
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Appreciation acknowledges the presence of good wherever you shine the light of your thankful thoughts. —Alan Cohen On Today’s Episode: Carla and I explore appreciation Starting your new year on a positive note Southwest Michigan First’s culture of thank you notes Reflecting through the year and thanking the people that made an impact My examples […] The post 181: Appreciation: Write Your Thank You Notes appeared first on ronkitchens.com.

Duration:00:15:26