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Zane Safrit talks about small business, innovation, word-of-mouth, leadership, generating positive cash-flows, top-grading, social media, blogs and bloggers, the economy...maybe even current events like politics. It's personal, passionate, opinionated. And helpful.

Zane Safrit talks about small business, innovation, word-of-mouth, leadership, generating positive cash-flows, top-grading, social media, blogs and bloggers, the economy...maybe even current events like politics. It's personal, passionate, opinionated. And helpful.
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Zane Safrit talks about small business, innovation, word-of-mouth, leadership, generating positive cash-flows, top-grading, social media, blogs and bloggers, the economy...maybe even current events like politics. It's personal, passionate, opinionated. And helpful.

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@ZaneSafrit

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English

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641-919-0964


Episodes

Axe - No Limits No Regrets: Bouncing Off the Redline of Adrenaline Addiction

6/17/2015
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On April 12, 2014, Axe set of on the ride of his life, setting the record for the fastest cross-country motorcycle ride at just 33 hours and 10 minutes. That's 33:10:00. I've heard of people driving across the U.S. in 3 days, roughly 1000 miles per day. But the idea of one person, riding a motorcycle no less, crossing the U.S. in 33 hours and 10 minutes is ... crazy. But one man's crazy is another man's day in the office. "I'm an addict," Axe said. "It started with whiskey and girls when I...

Duration: 00:32:22


Susan Fowler, author of Why Motivating People Doesn't Work ... and What Does

11/14/2014
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Susan Fowler is the author of Why Motivating People Doesn't Work...and What Doesn't - one of those pleasant surprises in life, 200 pages of Aha moments and head nods and yes-yes-yes, that's so right answers on motivation: what works and what doesn'; and why, too. It's backed with science and case studies and anecdotes and it's well-organized and well-written and one of my favorite books this year. I reviewed it here (Wordy, but I was inspired.) And Ms. Fowler is not a one-book wonder...

Duration: 01:05:48


Dr. Marcia Reynolds - Author of The Discomfort Zone

10/23/2014
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The Discomfort Zone: How Leaders Turn Difficult Conversations Into Breakthroughs is one of my favorite business books in general and near the top of my favorites for books on employee engagement. I reviewed it here. Her website isOutSmart Your Brain: Mind-Growing Programs for Leaders. But one book and a great website is just the beginning of Dr. Reynolds contributions to corporate cultures. She's authored Outsmart Your Brain: How to Make Success Feel Easy and Wander Woman How...

Duration: 01:01:23


Empower Your Employees: 52 Ways to Recognize Your Employees In Ways They Value

9/11/2014
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Empower Your Employees is the third category in my book titled Employee Recognition: 52 Ways to Recognize Your Employees in Ways They Value. As a noun, empower is defined as giving the authority or power to reach their goals or enabling someone to do what's needed. A third definition is strengthen a person, give them the confidence to control their work, make the necessary decisions and achieve their goals. Wouldn't it be great if your company's employee manual read: Each employee is...

Duration: 00:54:14


Employee Recognition: Stephen's Story

9/10/2014
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Stephen Lynch is the COO of RESULTSDotcom and author of Business Execution for Results: A Practical Guide for Leaders of Small to Medium-Sized Businesses. We've been friends since, Stephen always reminds me, 2005. when we met at a Growth Conference hosted by Verne Harnish of Gazelles. You can listen to my interview of Stephen about his book here. You can read my review of his book here. As he heard of my plans to write a book on Employee Engagement, he offered to write a chapter. It's...

Duration: 00:12:22


The Ability to Care is the Foundation for Employee Engagement

9/8/2014
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I am the author of Recognize THEM - 52 Ways to Recognize Your Employees in Ways They Value. It is my first book. Today's reading is from the first category: Care. Defined as a noun, the word Care means the provision of what is necessary for the health, welfare, maintenance and protection of someone. For employee recognition discussion, a manager shows consistent care for the whole person will help us all recruit and retain the best of both for your company. Today I will read from the...

Duration: 00:57:21


Introduction to Recognize THEM: 52 Ways to Recognize Your Employees

9/7/2014
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I am the author of Recognize THEM - 52 Ways to Recognize Your Employees in Ways They Value. It is my first book. Author readings bring authors to their prospective audience. Audio books bring the author to their readers. Why not combine the two? Today I will read from the book's Introduction. For the first episode, I read from the first two parts of my book: Acknowledgements and The Wakeup Call. Acknowledgement pages in books is like employee recognition by authors for all those who worked...

Duration: 00:13:38


Author Reading: Recognize THEM - 52 Ways to Recognize Your Employees

9/6/2014
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I am the author of Recognize THEM - 52 Ways to Recognize Your Employees in Ways They Value. It is my first book. Author readings bring authors to their prospective audience. Audio books bring the author to their readers. Why not combine the two? Today I will read from the first two parts of my book. Recognition and The Wakeup Call. Well-begun is half-done. Beginning my book by recognizing all those whose time and efforts brought me to this moment is more than well-done. Without them, this...

Duration: 00:26:12


Jo Dodds - Social Media and HR Consultant with Engage for Success

8/15/2014
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Jo Dodds is Social Media and HR Consultant with Engage for Success and which includes co-hosting with Jo Moffatt their radio show Engage for Success. Disclaimer: I was guest on their show. We had an excellent conversation about our shared passion: engaged employees. Engage4Success, I’m quoting their site, is a voluntary movement committed to the belief that employee engagement is a better way to work. Over 1000 individuals from hundreds of organisations have contributed over £1million in...

Duration: 00:55:10


Interview with Carol Sanford, Author of The Responsible Entrepreneur

8/13/2014
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Carol Sanford is the author of The Responsible Entrepreneur: Four Game-Changing Archetypes for Founders, Leaders and Impact Investors. From her website: Carol has been leading major consulting change efforts in both Fortune 500 and new-economy businesses for more than 30 years. Her client list includes long-terms relationships with Colgate Europe and Africa and DuPont Canada, US, Asia and Europe. She also works with new-economy companies like Intel, Agilent and leaders of change such as...

Duration: 00:58:03


An Interview with Sales Expert, Best-Selling Author, Jill Konrath

6/6/2014
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Sales remains a ‘numbers game.' The difference now is that instead of that number being about cold calls or presentations or interviews it now about how much can you learn and how fast can you learn it. In her new book, Agile Selling: Get Up to Speed Quickly in Today's Ever-Changing Sales World, Jill Konrath explains why these are the new numbers of selling and, even better, a plan with tools and resources to help all of us develop agile selling skills, ramping up quickly with the...

Duration: 00:48:32


Interview with Kevin Allen, Author of The Case of the Missing Cutlery

5/16/2014
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Kevin Allen is founder & chairman of business transformation company re:kap, counting Burberry, SMythson, Swedbank and Verizon among its list of global clients. He is recognized as one of the world's most accomplished growth professionals. He is also an outstanding author with one best-seller to his credit, The Hidden Agenda: A Proven Way to Win Business and Create a Following. Now he has another with The Case of The Missing Cutlery: A Leadership Course for the Rising Star. Kevin tells his...

Duration: 00:55:41


Interview: Wayne Turmel, Author of Meet Like You Mean It

5/2/2014
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Wayne Turmel is the President of Great Web Meetings helping companies and their people learn the communication and presentation skills to sell, train, present and manage their teams using any web presentation platform. Wayne is also a writer and broadcaster, his works include: • 6 Weeks to a Great Webinar • 10 Steps to Successful Virtual Presentations • View From The Middle for Management-Issues.com • American Society for Training and Development feature • American Management Association...

Duration: 01:01:28


An Interview with Tom Rath, author of Eat Move Sleep, - Oct 24,2013

10/24/2013
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As Senior Scientist and advisor for Gallup Tom Rath spent 13 years leading their work on employee engagement, strengths and wellbeing, writing 4 New York Times bestsellers on strengths and well-being inspiring more than 5 million people. Those titles are StrengthsFinder 2.0, Strengths Based Leadership, How Full is Your Bucket? and Wellbeing: The Five Essential Elements. You can listen to our conversation about Wellbeing here. In Eat Move Sleep, Tom helps us improve our health for years to...

Duration: 00:33:20


Jonathan Fields - Entrepreneur & Author of Uncertainty - Nov 09,2011

11/9/2011
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From the website for Jonathan Fields: Short and sweet version: Jonathan Fields is…a dad, husband, New Yorker, author and speaker, serial wellness-industry entrepreneur, recovering S.E.C./mega-firm hedge-fund lawyer, slightly-warped, unusually-stretchy, spiritually-inclined, obsessed with creation, marketing and innovation consultant, venture partner and book-marketing educator. The rest is just details, as they say. They would be right and there would be a lot of details. He founded two...

Duration: 01:00:17


Richard B. Sanford, Author of Success by Design - Nov 02,2011

11/2/2011
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Small businesses are considered the backbone of the American economy and with national leaders saying the economic revival begins with small firms, a well-executed business strategy has never been more important, says Richard B. Sanford, an entrepreneur and business coach who has launched 11 successful smaller companies himself. Now, Mr. Sanford shows how to prepare and execute a successful strategy in his new book: Success by Design - How to Create Ever-Increasing Income, Profit & Wealth...

Duration: 01:04:03


Eric Ryan & Adam Lowry - Co-Authors of The Method Method - Oct 20,2011

10/20/2011
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Eric Ryan and Adam Lowry, co-authors of The Method Method: Seven Obsessions That Helped Our Scrappy Start-up Turn an Industry Upside Down, were friends as kids. In their 20's they wondered why cleaning products are so poorly designed, and why aren't there green cleaners that actually work and aren't stinky. They answered by forming Method. It was became hugely successful and in the process disrupted a multi-billion industry. In the Method Method, they share their story, the lessons...

Duration: 00:51:29


Ray Schwemmer, Co-Author of Dynamic Collaboration - Oct 19,2011

10/19/2011
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Collaboration is crucial for any kind of organization that wants to be productive, adaptable, and creative. When people are collaborating, profits increase and things get done. When they're not, your organization loses time and energy. Why, then, do many organizations struggle to provide collaboration tools their employees will actually use? Dynamic Collaboration shows how leaders can harness the power of Web 2.0 and use it to tap into the collective intelligence of their organization....

Duration: 00:44:52


Jim Clifton, CEO of Gallup and Author of The Coming Jobs War - Sep 20,2011

9/20/2011
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From the site The Coming Jobs War: What everyone in the world wants is a good job. Today, this statement makes vivid sense. In a provocative book for business and government leaders, Gallup Chairman Jim Clifton describes how this undeniable fact will affect all leadership decisions as countries wage war to produce the best jobs. The next war will not be over oil or water or capital. The coming war will be fought over jobs. Jobs and the lives they make possible. Clifton says... as jobs go, so...

Duration: 01:05:56


Julie Steelman - Author of The Effortless Yes! - Sep 14,2011

9/14/2011
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Julie is the author of The Effortless Yes! Demystify the selling process and discover: Your selling archetype Your natural asking style Your bankability Julie Steelman's credits read like a Who's Who of big-name corporate giants with Apple, Microsoft, Toyota, CBS, Sony Studios and Universal Pictures in her rolodex. She has generated over $100+ million in sales during her 30 year sales career. Julie is known as The Entrepreneur's Selling Mentor. Her heart-centered selling strategies make her...

Duration: 00:59:59

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