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Minooka, IL

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Episodes

EP431 Reward Yourself For It

7/26/2019
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Rewards are forms of motivation. You should make it a habit to go out there and do something for yourself after achieving a goal or doing something prize-worthy. In leadership, rewards are very necessary for leaders to commend themselves and their employees. In his shortest episode ever, Ken Courtright tells you to write a one-week […]

Duration:00:03:42

EP 430 You Pay How Much?

7/23/2019
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Better employee compensation is what makes a company grow bigger primarily because employees are the fuel that keeps everything going. Ken Courtright talks about how you can go about paying your employees or independent contractors. Gathering real-life success stories from companies like Netflix and people like Jack Welch, Ken shows why raising employee compensation also […]

Duration:00:06:34

EP429 Press The Flesh To Grow

7/19/2019
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Shaking hands is always a good sign for good business. In this episode, Ken Courtright talks about the importance of pressing the flesh and shaking hands before and after an opportunity and a relationship has been cemented. Learn the places to find these opportunities, the ways you can do it in the next twelve months, […]

Duration:00:05:07

EP248 Triangulate Growth

7/16/2019
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In this episode, Ken Courtright reintroduces you to an age-old concept that is not taught much these days – triangulate growth. He breaks down this concept and shares the two fundamental questions that you need for it. If you have a product or service that you’re proud of, then why not grow through a third […]

Duration:00:05:57

EP247 Crave Red And Graph Everything

7/12/2019
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We work on our businesses by goals. We plan it out and track it out. For some, it can be difficult to do, causing some tasks to turn red and spiral down into delays. Eventually, without noticing it, our business growth drops. In this episode, Ken Courtright shares a software that can help you graph […]

Duration:00:06:13

EP426 Yep, You Gotta Do It

7/9/2019
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So much has changed in how people buy and consume products. It used to be just about the three Ps – products, pricing, and placement. Now, people want the story behind it. For businesses, this is a game changer, because in this world, stories sell. Ken Courtright takes you into this discovery and how you […]

Duration:00:09:29

EP425 Growth From Death

6/28/2019
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A sacred cow is a belief, a custom, or a person that people support and do not question or criticize. It could be something as simple as spending two hours a day on Facebook. You could be doing it during work hours or when you’re off work, but it’s aggressively distracting you from your downtime. […]

Duration:00:05:07

EP424 Growth From Their Side

6/25/2019
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Many professors have been teaching and using the same course and syllabus for a decade and a half. It’s no wonder they don’t have a pulse on the current curriculum from the students’ perspective. In the same way, the managers, leaders, and owners of companies who have been leading the same way or teaching the […]

Duration:00:06:29

EP423 Submissive Growth

6/21/2019
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There is a lot of talks these days about submission in business, and a lot of it has to do with the management submitting to the culture of the organization. There is actually so much strength and power in that, but it takes a while to build up that trust with your direct reports and […]

Duration:00:09:26

EP422 Adhoc Growth

6/19/2019
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There are four cultural values that all companies run under. As Ken covers the four cultural values of clan, adhocracy, hierarchy, and market – see if what he describes is taking place inside your company. And if it is, discover the tools and the knowledge to fix it or finish it. He also touches on […]

Duration:00:08:32

EP421 Play Leapfrog To Grow

5/31/2019
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UPS and FedEx used to offer three days guaranteed delivery. Now they’re offering next day and same day guaranteed delivery. General Motors is competing with Ford with one-year warranty, two-year warranty, three-year warranty, five-year warranty, and now even lifetime powertrain warranty. This climb of commitment or this leapfrog over competitors’ commitment is going to happen […]

Duration:00:06:17

EP420 Leading A Group Of Strangers

5/28/2019
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Have you ever been in a situation where you found yourself having to lead a group of strangers? You’re the captain, you’re the boss, and all of a sudden you’ve got 10 to 50 complete strangers under your wing who hardly know anybody. Ken walks us through how we can transform that team into a […]

Duration:00:10:01

EP419 The Brain At Work

5/24/2019
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There is an endless curiosity about the brain. How much ATP do we use up? How many calories and hour does the brain eat up? What methodology should one take up when they are presented with different tasks at work? These are all answered in the must-read book, Your Brain At Work, which we slightly […]

Duration:00:06:06

EP418 Never Waste A Good Crisis

5/22/2019
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Many times we find ourselves in the middle of a storm that we end up thinking, “How are we going to get out of this?” “What are we going to do?” or, “When is this going to end?” When something’s wrong at work or at school or with the kids, you feel like you’re staring […]

Duration:00:07:12

EP417 Power Of Edification

5/17/2019
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As the business starts growing, you will come to a point where your words as the leader won’t have the same effect on your team anymore. In this episode, Ken speaks directly to the entrepreneurs who are in this dilemma or will soon be as they struggle to get their point across to their team […]

Duration:00:07:00

EP416 Notre Dame Growth

5/14/2019
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When the Notre Dame burned down, the Parisians raised $700 million to resurrect it. Relating this back to business, Ken asks this question – what is a dollar amount that overwhelms you? If you receive this huge amount of money, what would you do with it? Would you invest in people, inventory, product, or consultants? […]

Duration:00:06:16

EP415 Precision Is The Key

5/10/2019
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To what degree are you paying attention to every little detail in your business? Things like how your people answer the phone, what they wear to work, or what time they show up? Ken and Kerri share an experience they had touring top-tier vineyards and wineries – going over their precision and attention to detail […]

Duration:00:14:05

EP414 Thoughts From A Master

5/7/2019
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There are people that are working hard every day and every week but they’re technically sitting, as Jim Collins says, on the wrong seat on the bus. In this episode, Ken and Kerri look at a couple of things they’ve done in the last ten years that are hurting and slowing down their growth. Kerri […]

Duration:00:17:12

EP413 Going Back To School

5/3/2019
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Most people who go to college and then go right away to go to receive an MBA program are not the entrepreneur; they are the people that work for the entrepreneur. If you are a business owner and you’re growing, you might already have a partner who has an MBA or a finance degree or […]

Duration:00:12:55

EP412 Try Some Insanity

4/30/2019
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When you look at your business, what move could you make that would literally scare you? Something that would keep you up at night and give you panic attacks, but if you were able to pull it off, your customer would think you are a hero? In this episode, Ken talks about trying some insanity […]

Duration:00:12:05