Organizational psychologist and New York Times bestselling author Adam Grant shares insight from his research on what qualities really add the most value to a team. Hint, narcissism isn’t one of them. In fact, having a blinding, high regard of yourself or your abilities tends to make a business less efficient and less effective—no matter how great the individual performances of … [Read more...] about #368: Adam Grant—Are You Adding Value?
Making a major change in your life is never easy, especially when you don’t know how or where to start. But each of us has more influence over our lives than we think, says Daymond John, a tenacious entrepreneur, bestselling author and fashion-industry pioneer. In this episode, Daymond gives an inside look at what it means to make what he calls a powershift: shifting your … [Read more...] about #365: Daymond John—3 Ways to Make a Powershift
Why are you—or why do you want to be—a leader, really? This is the question bestselling author and leadership expert Patrick Lencioni helps answer in his newest book, The Motive. In this episode, Pat explains how your response to five common leadership responsibilities can reveal whether you’re in it for the right reasons (or not!)—and what to do about … [Read more...] about #363: Patrick Lencioni—Why Are You a Leader?
What do you picture when you hear the word creatives? Starving artists? Tortured poets? Graphic designers? Musicians? Well, guess what: Ramsey Solutions Chief Creative Officer Luke LeFevre would argue that business owners and leaders like you fall into the category of creatives as well. Just like a hero’s call to adventure, you have your own call—to create something. Listen as … [Read more...] about #362: Luke LeFevre—Answering the Call of Holy Work
NCFIT founder Jason Khalipa has never been one to shy away from hard work. Case in point: In 2008, Jason graduated from college, won the CrossFit Games, and started a business. But he didn’t stop there. From the moment he signed the lease on his first gym, Jason went all-in on building a business bigger than himself. Tune in to hear the invaluable lessons he’s learned that have … [Read more...] about #359: Jason Khalipa—Own a Business, Not a Hobby