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#187: Marie Forleo—The Value of Investing in Yourself

Marketing and lifestyle expert Marie Forleo joins us for a fascinating conversation on how to fight fear, be more productive, and make the most of your life. Also on tap, we’re sharing a special audio clip from best-selling business author Patrick Lencioni’s amazing keynote speech from EntreLeadership Summit 2016. 

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Marie Forleo's website

Free tool: DISC Cheat Sheet

Pat Lencioni's website

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Free worksheet from Infusionsoft: 2017 Small Business Marketing Trends Report

Team Growth article

How to Lead With Purpose

To win in business takes much more than a truly awesome product and great marketing. It all starts with your team. When they are passionate about their jobs and love what they’re doing, your company is filled with a vibe that attracts customers, other outstanding team members and sales.

The key to creating this kind of atmosphere is purpose. When your team feels like what they do matters, there will be a significant shift to a winning environment. As best-selling business author Malcolm Gladwell says, “Hard work is a prison cell only if the work has no meaning.”

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#186: Bob Beaudine—The Power of Relationships

Remember the days of going to local events, handing out cards, and hoping to grab some new business? This week’s guest, Bob Beaudine, believes this kind of networking is not viable anymore because you already know everyone you need to—and it starts with your friends. As CEO of Eastman & Beaudine, Bob manages the nation’s leading executive search firm in sports/entertainment. Also on the show, Daniel Tardy, vice president of EntreLeadership, joins us to share some advice for small-business owners. 

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Bob Beaudine's book: The Power of Who

AMA article on The Personality-Productivity Connection

Free tool: DISC Cheat Sheet

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Free worksheet from Infusionsoft: 2017 Small Business Marketing Trends Report

Personal Growth article

10 Business Ideas You Can Use Today

For David Christianson, COO of IN-Focus Digital in Abilene, Texas, it’s as simple as a high-five at a moment of success to acknowledge excellence. For Zef Banda, president and CEO of Banda Group International in Chandler, Arizona, it’s always remembering that his actions and words are powerful, and the people he is leading pay attention to everything he does and says.

Both of these small gestures may seem simple, but sometimes the little things mean a lot, especially when it comes to business and leadership. By taking a few moments each day, these two EntreLeaders are making a difference in how their companies grow and their teams prosper. And you can, too, by following these quick-to-implement tips from EntreLeadership.

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Don Yaeger on stage

#185: Don Yaeger—Creating a Championship Team

Whether in business or sports, teams that are winning all have one thing in common: a sense of purpose. Best-selling author Don Yaeger joins us to discuss how you can create one for your employees. Also on tap, we’re sharing one of the most-talked about clips of the new year: Simon Sinek talking about leading millennials. And finally, we dug into the archives for a special clip on teamwork from former NBA coach and current LSU associate coach Brendan Suhr.

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Don Yaeger's book: Great Teams

Free tool: DISC Cheat Sheet

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Simon Sinek's Video on Millennials

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Personal Growth video

When Behaviors Clash at Work

Want to bond with your team? Chris Hogan shares the four behavioral styles we all share and why you need to understand them.

Want to learn more from Chris in person? Join us at EntreLeadership Summit. Chris will be there, along with Dave and six of the top business and leadership experts in the country. This four-day conference at the JW Marriott Hotel Orlando, Grand Lakes features personal lessons from Dave as well as seven of the brightest business minds in America. Limited seating is available. Reserve your space today!

Team Growth article

Can’t We All Just Get Along? How to Resolve Conflict

Have you ever met someone who seems to push your buttons for no reason at all? Or at times, does it seem like your team argues more than they actually work? If the answer is yes, you’re not alone. Conflict is a natural part of working with others. A little disagreement now and then can actually be healthy. It’s when it becomes constant or lingering that it becomes a problem. Unresolved arguments can kill unity faster than Usain Bolt on race day. So how can you create a team who seamlessly work together while keeping spats to a minimum?

At Dave’s company, one of the most powerful tools his leaders use for conflict resolution is the DISC Profile System. DISC breaks down behaviors into four categories.

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John C. Maxwell

5 Life and Leadership Lessons With John C. Maxwell

When it comes to leadership, no one has shared more wisdom than author, speaker and coach John C. Maxwell. For more than 40 years, he has inspired audiences through his 100-plus books and thousands of speaking engagements. Dr. Maxwell has made it his life’s work to develop leaders at all levels. In fact, in 2014, he was identified as the number one leader in business by the American Management Association and the most influential leadership expert in the world by Business Insider and Inc. magazine. His organizations—The John Maxwell Company, The John Maxwell Team, EQUIP and the John Maxwell Foundation—have trained millions of leaders in every nation. Here are our favorite words of wisdom from Maxwell.

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#184: David Allen—Getting Strategic With Personal Productivity

If “overwhelmed” seems like the best way to describe your day, listen in. Because the leading authority on personal organization, David Allen, joins us to discuss how to get things done. This best-selling author shares new insights on personal productivity and how you can become more effective, organized and focused, plus how you can plan projects like a pro.  

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David Allen's book: Getting Things Done

Free tool: Goal Tracker

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Free worksheet from Infusionsoft: 2017 Strategic Planning Kit: The Small Business Guide to Growth

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#183: John Venhuizen—Differentiating Yourself From the Competition

Ace Hardware’s CEO and President John Venhuizen joins this week’s episode to share his company’s story of successfully reinventing itself to fight against ever-increasing competition from big box stores. With more than 4,800 stores locally owned and operated across the globe, it’s wasn’t an easy job. The secret? An irrational commitment and pursuit of amazing customer service and a whole lot of excellent leadership, culture and community along the way. Whether your company is big or small, you’re going to want to listen to this conversation.

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Free tool: Small-Business Tax Preparation Checklist

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Free worksheet from Infusionsoft: 2017 Strategic Planning Kit: The Small Business Guide to Growth

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A Simple Hack to Help You Hit Your Goals

Pick a day, circle it in red, and throw everything you've got into hitting those goals. Don't normalize mediocrity! 

Do you have a plan for reaching your 2017 business goals? Take the next step by attending EntreLeadership Summit where you’ll learn from some of the top leadership experts in the world. Join Dave, along with Robert Herjavec, Simon Sinek, Patrick Lencioni, Lou Holtz, John C. Maxwell, Chris Hogan and Christy Wright, May 21-24, in Orlando, Florida. Click here or call 800-211-0294 to request more information.

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