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#192: Scott Belsky—Making Ideas Happen

When you’re just starting a business, you’re on fire, picturing that glorious finish line. But what about the messy middle—when you’re in the trenches, just trying to keep your business afloat and your team motivated? Scott Belsky, author of Making Ideas Happen and co-founder of Behance Inc., reveals his top tips for prioritizing your energy and keeping your team fired up in the “messy middle.” Also on this episode, Brian Mayfield, Sr. Vice President of Ramsey Media, uncovers why the real work in sales begins after you’ve closed a deal.

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March

#192: Scott Belsky—Making Ideas Happen

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#191: Adam Grant—Championing Creative Ideas

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#190: Robert Herjavec—Creating Your Own Success

Robert Herjavec's book: You Don't Have to Be a Shark

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#189: Andy Andrews—How Small Changes Help You Win 

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February

#188: David Novak—Why Recognition Matters

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#191: Adam Grant—Championing Creative Ideas

Ideas are easy. But getting people to support them? That’s a whole different ballgame according to this week’s guest, Adam Grant. The awarding-winning Wharton professor, best-selling author and organizational psychologist joins the show to discuss how to recognize a good idea and how leaders can build cultures that welcome dissent. Also on this episode, EntreLeader Devin Becker shares his transformation from an “accidental leader” in his family business to a more confident and effective CEO.

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#190: Robert Herjavec—Creating Your Own Success

Dynamic entrepreneur and co-host of ABC’s Shark Tank Robert Herjavec knows what it takes to not only survive but also win. From escaping communism to delivering newspapers and waiting tables to building one of North America’s fastest growing technology companies, Robert’s done it all. He joins us to share his story plus insights on fighting fear, becoming a better leader, and learning to swim with sharks without being one.   

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10 Leadership Books Smart People Are Reading

One of Dave’s favorite sayings is “Leaders are readers.” And there’s good reason for it. Reading is one of the fastest way to gain new knowledge. But that’s just the start. Numerous studies have shown it also keeps your brain young while boosting your critical thinking skills and emotional intelligence. Plus, it makes you a whole lot more interesting at parties!

So if you haven’t picked up a book in a while, make time to do so. We guarantee it will help you win. To get you started, we polled a number of your fellow EntreLeaders to find out their favorite reads of 2016. Here are their recommendations. Read on.

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Building a Great Company Culture

In a perfect world, your team would be the cream of the crop: high-performing go-getters who are loyal, creative and passionate about their jobs. But life's not perfect, right? Well actually, in this case, it is.

Like Dave says, you can attract rock-star staffers without paying Microsoft-size salaries, and it all begins by intentionally building a great company culture where people want to work. Just like Rome, though, an awesome workplace can't be built in a day. If you haven’t done so yet, get started with the following easy-to-execute tips.

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#189: Andy Andrews—How Small Changes Help You Win

What does Napoleon’s defeat, Michael Phelps’ Olympic victories and the discovery of atoms all have in common? Best-selling author Andy Andrews says they were all made (or broken) by the little things. He stops by the studio to discuss the impact of small changes and how they can make a big difference in your life too.

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7 Low-cost Ways to Market Your Business Now

When you think about putting together a marketing plan, what’s the first word that comes to mind? For most of us, it’s probably overwhelming. What channel should you use? How do you know you’re reaching your customers? Why can’t you get any likes, and what the heck is Snapchat anyway? Trying to get your company noticed makes you want to pull your hair out.

Before you go totally bald, though, read on. Marketing doesn’t have to be scary, complicated or expensive. In fact, many things you can do are absolutely free. Here are seven cheap and simple ways to market your business now.

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How to Win Like a Champion

Quarterback Tom Brady has it. So does tennis star Serena Williams. Lebron James? Oh yeah, it’s definitely all over him. So what exactly is this mysterious thing they all share? It’s much more than talent, although that plays a huge role, too. It’s the moment in time when they’re experiencing that unstoppable, massive force called momentum.  The whole world seems to be smiling down upon them. They’re unstoppable.

The awesome part of all this is that momentum isn’t just for those who end up on a box of Wheaties. Business owners can have momentum, too. And what’s even better? It can last longer than the next headline because pure, sustainable momentum is created.

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#188: David Novak—Why Recognition Matters

Want to make your team happier, more productive and ready to take on every day? Acclaimed CEO David Novak joins us to discuss a simple but powerful tool that can help you achieve that goal: recognition. Whether you’re just starting a company or have hundreds of employees, this conversation will help you bring out the best in those around you. Also on tap, Ramsey Solutions Chief Experience Officer Brian Williams stops by to share his leadership tips and how he uses the DISC Profile System to communicate with his team.

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David Novak's book: O Great One

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Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling dance outdoors in La La Land, an Oscar-nominated musical

5 Business Lessons From Oscar-nominated Films

Since that long-ago day when Thomas Edison showed his first piece of film, movies have touched our hearts, made us laugh or even horrified us. But the best ones inspire us to do better.

Each February, Hollywood celebrates its greatest films at the Academy Awards. And like previous years, you can learn a lot from 2016’s Oscar-nominated films and be motivated to be your best, especially if you are a small-business owner.  Here are a few lessons from several of this year’s nominees.

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