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Join internationally known business performance expert and author Pamela S. (“Pam”) Harper, Founding Partner and CEO of Business Advancement Inc., and her business partner/husband D. Scott (“Scott”) Harper, an internationally known innovation expert, for thought-provoking conversations with visionary leaders who are transforming the face of business. Each week, a new show focuses on sparking fresh insights, inspiration, and immediately useful ideas to take you and your organization to new heights of success in this rapidly changing world.

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United States

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Join internationally known business performance expert and author Pamela S. (“Pam”) Harper, Founding Partner and CEO of Business Advancement Inc., and her business partner/husband D. Scott (“Scott”) Harper, an internationally known innovation expert, for thought-provoking conversations with visionary leaders who are transforming the face of business. Each week, a new show focuses on sparking fresh insights, inspiration, and immediately useful ideas to take you and your organization to new heights of success in this rapidly changing world.

Language:

English


Episodes
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How Are You Tapping Into Opportunities For Life-long Learning?

6/19/2024
Are you taking full advantage of all your opportunities for life-long learning? One of the most challenging aspects of being a successful visionary CEO is tapping into unique learning opportunities. Media, books, podcasts, conferences, and continuing executive education are just the starting points. This week we revisit our Fan-Favorite ‘Quick Take’ conversation about how CEOsRead More The post How Are You Tapping Into Opportunities For Life-long Learning? appeared first on Business Advancement.

Duration:00:08:25

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What Does It Take To Stand Out From The Competition?

6/12/2024
What does it take to stand out from the competition in a crowded marketplace? Our guest, Barry LaBov, provides unique answers. He is the multi-award-winning President and CEO of LaBov Marketing Communications and Training. His book, “The Power of Differentiation,” will be published on June 25, 2024. In this week’s podcast, we revisit our 2023Read More The post What Does It Take To Stand Out From The Competition? appeared first on Business Advancement.

Duration:00:37:24

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What Does Growing a Company Have in Common with Gardening?

6/5/2024
Have you ever considered what growing a company has in common with gardening? In this Quick Take episode, We discuss the parallels between them, especially when you’re expanding into a new geography. For instance, Scott takes a strategic approach to gardening. This includes uncovering his assumptions and considering the growing conditions in different parts of ourRead More The post What Does Growing a Company Have in Common with Gardening? appeared first on Business Advancement.

Duration:00:13:59

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How “Deep Listening” Can Be a Leadership Superpower – with Oscar Trimboli

5/29/2024
Are you looking for additional ways to engage with employees, customers, partners, investors and other critical stakeholders? If so, consider that impactful, transformative communication comes from more than how you shape your message. Our guest, Oscar Trimboli shares that “deep listening” can be what others have called a “leadership superpower.” Oscar Trimboli is a keynoteRead More The post How “Deep Listening” Can Be a Leadership Superpower – with Oscar Trimboli appeared first on Business Advancement.

Duration:00:37:29

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Staying In Synch With Your Life’s Purpose

5/22/2024
Many of us start the New Year with good intentions and a sense of purpose. But as the year goes on, life happens, and it can be challenging to stay in sync with the purpose you originally envisioned. That’s why making the time for what we call “checkpoints” can be so valuable. It’s a goodRead More The post Staying In Synch With Your Life’s Purpose appeared first on Business Advancement.

Duration:00:13:05

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Are you influential or an influencer? With Nancy Mendelson

5/15/2024
One of our friends recently sent us a thought-provoking article titled “Influencer or Influential: Which Would You Rather Be?” This question resonated with us because we’re seeing a growing number of CEOs who are also taking on the role of “Influencer-in- Chief.” While sharing thoughts and ideas about various issues through social media canRead More The post Are you influential or an influencer? With Nancy Mendelson appeared first on Business Advancement.

Duration:00:30:31

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Three Keys to Increasing the Success of Business Transformation

5/8/2024
Are you in the midst of leading a business transformation? If so, you’re not alone. Over the years, CEOs and C-Suite executives we work with have shared that a critical part of their strategy is leading business transformation in a way that keeps creating new value in pace with the constantly changing needs of customers,Read More The post Three Keys to Increasing the Success of Business Transformation appeared first on Business Advancement.

Duration:00:09:02

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How a Reset Mindset Can Keep You Focused & Productive – with Penny Zenker

5/1/2024
What is the key to staying focused and productive when you’re faced with competing priorities? If you’re like the visionary CEOs and top leaders we work with, you may be torn between taking advantage of emerging opportunities while balancing the demands of employees, customers, partners, and other stakeholders. Taking a strategic approach to these challenges canRead More The post How a Reset Mindset Can Keep You Focused & Productive – with Penny Zenker appeared first on Business Advancement.

Duration:00:30:59

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Leading at Warp Speed? A Quick Way to Uncover Assumptions

4/24/2024
Do you feel like you’re leading at warp speed? If so, you’re not alone. It’s likely that in the fast changing business environment you’re dealing with many high-stakes decisions all at once. What’s the key to balancing the often competing needs of employees, customers, partners, and other stakeholders when the pressure is on? As counter-intuitiveRead More The post Leading at Warp Speed? A Quick Way to Uncover Assumptions appeared first on Business Advancement.

Duration:00:09:56

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What is Your Resilience Plan? – with MH Pelletier PhD, MBA

4/17/2024
If you’re like many of the top leaders we work with, you have a can-do attitude that enables you to take on tough issues and do what it takes to exceed expectations. You assume that you’re resilient. But in the face of unrelenting demands, anyone can burn out and not even realize it. This week,Read More The post What is Your Resilience Plan? – with MH Pelletier PhD, MBA appeared first on Business Advancement.

Duration:00:38:03

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Finding the Positive Side of Business Turbulence – with Amy Lee Segami

4/10/2024
How do you regard the turbulence and complexity in today’s business environment? While it can be extremely challenging, we’ve found that successful visionary business leaders recognize and embrace complex situations because they can also offer many opportunities. To find out more, listen to this Fan Favorite conversation with Amy Lee Segami, President and Managing PrincipalRead More The post Finding the Positive Side of Business Turbulence – with Amy Lee Segami appeared first on Business Advancement.

Duration:00:29:49

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The Keys to Building a Family Business Legacy – with Thomasina H. Williams

4/3/2024
If you lead a family business, you probably deal with the challenge of building a lasting legacy for the business every day. Establishing good governance and nurturing leadership talent from inside and outside the family are important parts of a strong foundation. However, family dynamics also have a very powerful impact on how a familyRead More The post The Keys to Building a Family Business Legacy – with Thomasina H. Williams appeared first on Business Advancement.

Duration:00:51:34

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Celebrating our 10th year – Answering Your Questions

3/27/2024
How do you celebrate your company’s major milestones? Maybe you have a party; some companies ring bells. It’s important to celebrate in meaningful ways that fit with your company’s culture. Beyond the celebration, milestones can serve as an opportunity to reflect on your vision and what you’ve learned so far. This can help you makeRead More The post Celebrating our 10th year – Answering Your Questions appeared first on Business Advancement.

Duration:00:10:22

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Leadership & the Ethics of Gen AI – with Andrea Bonime-Blanc, JD/PhD

3/20/2024
As Chat GPT and other forms of generative AI emerge as potentially powerful resources for accelerating momentum for game-changing growth, we’re finding that many top leaders are discussing questions of the ethics of generative AI. What is top leadership’s role in mindfully creating a culture of ethics and reasonable governance around these complex matters? InRead More The post Leadership & the Ethics of Gen AI – with Andrea Bonime-Blanc, JD/PhD appeared first on Business Advancement.

Duration:00:35:28

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How Everyday Adventure Can Be Fuel For Game-Changing Growth

3/13/2024
As a visionary top leader, you’re already thinking big and seeking out new adventures to help you challenge your boundaries of what you think is possible. Maybe you’ve climbed Kilimanjaro or sailed to the Antarctic. However, adventures such as these can be few and far between. Fortunately, there is another route to redefining what’s possibleRead More The post How Everyday Adventure Can Be Fuel For Game-Changing Growth appeared first on Business Advancement.

Duration:00:07:10

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Becoming Predictably Lucky – with Monica Laurence

3/6/2024
Have you ever wondered why some people seem to be luckier than others? What if there were ways to go beyond random chance to make luck more predictable? This week, we feature our Fan Favorite conversation with Monica Laurence, a TEDx speaker, global entrepreneur, business strategist, and mentor. We discuss what she’s learned about usingRead More The post Becoming Predictably Lucky – with Monica Laurence appeared first on Business Advancement.

Duration:00:42:21

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Changing Patterns to Create Game-Changing Value

2/28/2024
If you’re like many of the visionary CEOs we speak with, you know that leading to create game-changing value often requires challenging established patterns of feeling, thinking, and acting. There are many ways to do this; what’s important is finding the unique ways that are right for you and your company’s culture. This week, listenRead More The post Changing Patterns to Create Game-Changing Value appeared first on Business Advancement.

Duration:00:09:05

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The CEO’s Role in Fostering Confident Business Innovation – with Robyn Bolton

2/21/2024
One of the themes that keeps coming up in our conversations with top leadership is finding the appropriate balance of confidence that can inspire employees, partners, and others to reach past the status quo and create new value for game-changing innovation and growth. The CEO has a critical role in fostering confident business innovation. Over-confidenceRead More The post The CEO’s Role in Fostering Confident Business Innovation – with Robyn Bolton appeared first on Business Advancement.

Duration:00:30:25

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Spotting Signals of Important Changes Before They Happen – with Rita Gunther McGrath

2/14/2024
We’re all faced with a constant stream of unexpected changes in the business environment. The challenge for visionary CEOs, C-Suite executives, and Boards is separating the signals of important changes from the noise. Even better, how about spotting early signals of change before they grow to have a major impact? Sometimes, it helps to takeRead More The post Spotting Signals of Important Changes Before They Happen – with Rita Gunther McGrath appeared first on Business Advancement.

Duration:00:33:28

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How C-Suite Teams Can Use Songwriting to Increase Innovation – with Cliff Goldmacher

2/7/2024
Are you like many of the visionary top leaders we speak with who have made business innovation a top priority in the constantly changing world? If so, you know how important it is to keep finding new ways to think more expansively, creatively, and collaboratively as a C-Suite team. In this week’s episode, we speakRead More The post How C-Suite Teams Can Use Songwriting to Increase Innovation – with Cliff Goldmacher appeared first on Business Advancement.

Duration:00:38:13