Monthly Archives: February 2019

Goals in Stone, Plans in Sand with Karen Walker



Karen Walker is  an executive coach, consultant, speaker and author – focused on helping senior leaders create internal strategies that support their organizations’ external growth. We talk about how she learned how to think and how that’s helped lead to her current success. Karen teaches us about the balance between driving results through others and doing things yourself.

Golden nuggets:

  • Don’t fall in love the plan
  • Have a humble confidence

Keys to success:

  • Willingness to make mistakes
  • Be agile

Actionable tip:

  • Make time to think
  • Focus you time

Inspiration:

“The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same.” — Colin R. Davis

Karen Walker: https://karenwalker.us


Listening and Orchestrating Relationship Building with Roger Nierenberg



The Music Paradigm is an engaging and unforgettable learning experience for any type of organization. Your people – who are participants, not just audience members – are seated within a live professional orchestra where they can observe highly trained musicians as they perform.

Roger and I talk about challenges inspire action. Roger shares his perspective on hearing versus listening. We also talk about following your inspiration and staying curious.

Golden nuggets:

  • What you listen to you become
  • Listening is engaging not just hearing

Keys to success:

  • Follow your inspiration
  • Live in the realm of possibility

Actionable tip:

  • Stay curious

Inspiration:

“Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.”

— Winston S. Churchill

Resources:

http://www.musicparadigm.com


Try. Fail. Pivot. Learn. Grow with Don Erwin



This week I talk with Don Erwin of MixMax. We talk about Don’s early days at Linked In and how that step of faith prepared him for other projects in his career. Don shares how important building a solid culture is to the top and bottom line. Don teaches us that honesty is always the best approach.

Golden nuggets:

  • Don’t be afraid to try
  • Failure is the best way to succeed

Keys to success:

  • Fail. Pivot. Learn. Grow.

Actionable tip:

  • Get out and get in front of people

Inspiration:

“We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.” Anais Nin

Resources:

www.mixmax.com