Building Bench Strength Changes Everything

talent_mindsetStacy Feiner, author of Talent Mindset, joined Robert Thompson and co-host Mike Neiss to share her business owner’s guide to building bench strength. Our colleague, Marshall Goldsmith says that Talent Mindset offers an entire platform that will change everything. What is it? Can it work for you? Listen and learn. Practical, simple and effective ideas on how you can make a positive difference for yourself, your organization and the world. Oh, and we have fun too! Listen live Mondays at 10 a.m Pacific, catch it here, or subscribe on iTunes and listen when convenient.

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Change Thoughts About Money…Change The World!

SOCAP13_NAV_IMAGE_FINALTim Soerens and Kevin Jones, founders of the SOCAP (Social Capital Markets) Conference join Robert Thompson today to talk about…well…money and how it is NOT working for us in a way that creates the kind of lives we should all be living. What is Two Pocket Thinking about money? Why do we need to overcome the myth of capital? And, what does it mean to take back our economy from Wall Street to Main Street? We tangle with topics like these and more. Listen and learn. Practical, simple and effective ideas on how you can make a positive difference for yourself, your organization and the world. Oh, and we have fun too! Listen live Mondays at 10 a.m Pacific, catch it here, or subscribe on iTunes and listen when convenient.

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Why Motivating Them Doesn’t Work…And What Does!

Fowler HeadshotSusan Fowler, author of Why Motivating People Doesn’t Work and What Does, joins Robert Thompson and co-host Mike Neiss today. Is motivation different than engagement? What is the biggest mistake leaders make when trying to motivate employees? What do leaders need to do differently? Listen and learn. Practical, simple and effective ideas on how you can make a positive difference for yourself, your organization and the world. Oh, and we have fun too! Listen live Mondays at 10 a.m Pacific, catch it here, or subscribe on iTunes and listen when convenient.

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The Solutions Journalism Network: It’s Time!

Keith HammondsKeith Hammonds, COO of The Solutions Journalism Network joined Robert Thompson and co-host Mike Neiss for today’s show. Keith comes to the Network from Ashoka, where he started and led the News & Knowledge Initiative, advancing the work of hundreds of social entrepreneurs in media around the world. He also has been executive editor at Fast Company magazine; a bureau chief and editor for BusinessWeek in Boston and New York; a writer for The New York Times in London and Johannesburg; a consultant to New Nation in Johannesburg; director of an emergency food distribution program in Namibia; and (currently) coach of the Firebolts, a fearsome girls soccer team. Leadership for the Common Good is a new Thought Grenades series highlighting real leaders demonstrating real leadership and solving real problems in real time. Practical, simple and effective ideas on how you can make a positive difference for yourself, your organization and the world. Oh, and we have fun too! Listen live Mondays at 10 a.m Pacific, catch it here, or subscribe on iTunes and listen when convenient.

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Real Leaders Embrace Immigration For Success

LoriMercedesSantiago2Lori Mercedes-Santiago, executive director of the Hispanic American Council of Kalamazoo, MI joins Robert Thompson and co-host Mike Neiss in their latest installment of Leadership and the Common Good. The Hispanic American Council is a nonprofit community organization established to advocate for the well-being of the Hispanic population in Southwest Michigan, but their ideas and actions may translate success to a much wider audience. Listen and learn. Leadership for the Common Good is a new Thought Grenades series highlighting real leaders demonstrating real leadership and solving real problems in real time. Practical, simple and effective ideas on how you can make a positive difference for yourself, your organization and the world. Oh, and we have fun too! Listen live on Mondays at 10 a.m Pacific, catch it here, or subscribe on iTunes and listen when convenient.

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What Is Your Resiliency GPS?

eileen-mcdargh-green-top-headshotEileen McDargh, author of Your Resiliency GPS, joins Robert Thompson and Mike Neiss to offer tips on growing through life and work. Bev Kaye, our friend, colleague and founder of Career Systems International, says Eileen approaches the subject like no other. “She draws on a life of experience, lived fully, and thought about deeply,” says Kaye. High praise indeed. Eileen shares the four skills needed to cultivate resiliency personally and in organizations. What are those skills? Listen and learn. Practical, simple and effective ideas on how you can make a positive difference for yourself, your organization and the world. Oh, and we have fun too! Listen live on Mondays at 10 a.m Pacific, catch it here, or subscribe on iTunes and listen when convenient.

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How To Create Ridiculously Good Content

ann handley-3dAnn Handley, author of Everybody Writes, joins Robert Thompson and Mike Neiss to share insights from her best-seller. Everybody Writes is your go-to guide to creating ridiculously good content that attracts as well as retains customers and helps you become an overall better communicator. Because as Ann says, “in today’s content-driven world, writing matters more… not less.” Are writers born or made? And, just what pearls of wisdom are on pages 26 through 32 that will change your approach to writing? You’ll want to tattoo this advice to your forehead. Whether your role in the business world is small, medium or large, you need to devour this book. Practical, simple and effective ideas on how you can make a positive difference for yourself, your organization and the world. Oh, and we have fun too! Listen live Mondays at 10 a.m Pacific, catch it here, or subscribe on iTunes and listen when convenient.

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How Great Speakers Beat Anxiety Forever

fearless-speaking-bookGary Genard, author of Fearless Speaking, joins Robert Thompson and Mike Neiss to kick off their 5th year of Thought Grenades radio. Gary shares how we can beat our anxiety, build our confidence and change our life. Do you need to eliminate your fear of public speaking forever? If so, you won’t want to miss this show. Practical, simple and effective ideas on how you can make a positive difference for yourself, your organization and the world. Oh, and we have fun too! Listen live on Mondays at 10 a.m Pacific, catch it here, or subscribe on iTunes and listen when convenient.

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Changing The World With Thought Grenades

PBlock color 2010We continue our year-end wrap-up as our good friend and best-selling author, Peter Block, joins us on Thought Grenades today. Peter usually brings a guest he wants to spotlight with him to the show, but today the spotlight was supposed to be on him. We thought we’d take a look at how his efforts in 2014 will make 2015 a better place for all of us to live and prosper. However, Peter came loaded with his own questions to challenge us in the new year ahead. Should we take Thought Grenades to the next level? Can our show really change the world? Listen in and learn what Peter thinks we should do to answer those questions. Practical, simple and effective ideas on how you can make a positive difference for yourself, your organization and the world. Oh, and we have fun too! Listen live on Mondays at 10 a.m Pacific, catch it here, or subscribe on iTunes and listen when convenient.

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Tom Peters: Perspectives And Predictions

Tom PetersLegendary leadership icon, Tom Peters, joins Robert Thompson and Mike Neiss to share his thoughts on the leadership lessons from 2014 and predictions for 2015. At least that’s what we’ve asked him to do. However, we know Tom well enough to know we can’t really predict what he’ll say…we just know it will be fun. Listen in as we begin the 2014 countdown. Practical, simple and effective ideas on how you can make a positive difference for yourself, your organization and the world. Oh, and we have fun too! Listen live on Mondays at 10 a.m Pacific, catch it here,  or subscribe on iTunes and listen when convenient.

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