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43: Pivot – Featured Interview with Alan Zimmerman

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Listen to this interview to learn:

    • The #1 complaint on the job for professionals and managers.
    • What to do about an attitude you want to change.
    • How western cultures and eastern cultures view attitude differently.
    • Practical ways to assess and manage your attitude in order to achieve more happiness and success.

      Dr. Alan Zimmerman talks with Bill Ringle about the vital role attitude has in both your personal satisfaction and professional life.

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      42: Zing Your Brand – Interview with Mary van de Wiel

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      Listen to this interview to learn:

      • How a brand anthropologist operates.
      • How to use the question “Why do you do what you do?” to uncover important core answers.
      • What makes people “lean into” a web site when it is well-executed.
      • The missed opportunity of not thinking you’re a brand if you’re “less than Nike.”

      Mary van de Wiel [aka Van] talks with Bill Ringle about the importance of branding and its applications.

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      41: Killing Giants – Interview with Stephen Denny

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      Listen to this interview to learn:

      • How being flexible allows you to respond to critial changes faster
      • What “brand tension” is and how it creates opportunities
      • How to respond to structural shifts in the market
      • What to do when you find that you’ve been trapped by your own success

      Stephen Denny talks with Bill Ringle about strategies that business leaders can use to make gains effectively against corporate competitors.

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      40: Talent is Overrated – Interview with Geoff Colvin

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      Listen to this interview to learn:

      • The three keys to high performance in business, sports, and the arts.
      • What to focus on when you want to improve your game in any area of your life.
      • The vital role that feedback and accountability play in reaching new levels.
      • What Geoff learned when he spoke with 3 self-made billionaires (Sir Richard Branson, Steve Case, and Ted Turner).

      Geoff Colvin talks with Bill Ringle about the role of deliberate practice in developing exceptional capabilities and results in business as well as other arenas.

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      39: Successful Blog – Interview with Liz Strauss

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      Listen to this interview to learn:

      • How blog writing on the Internet is like “Little House on the Prairie”.
      • Why “location, location, location” matters on the Internet, but it’s not where you live or work.
      • Valuable tools to use to boost your blog and Twitter visibility on the Internet.
      • The importance of speaking the language that your target market is using.
      • The secret of using “co-opetition” to exchange insights with peer experts.
      • How focusing on a niche helps raise your reputation faster.

      Liz Strauss talks with Bill Ringle about being successful as an entrepreneur blogger.

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      38: Capturing New Markets – Interview with Stephen Wunker

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      Listen to this interview to learn:

      • How success in embarking on new ventures leads to its own momentum.
      • What a South African bank did to expand its opportunities through looking at the problems its customers were facing from their perspective.
      • What it means to assess what doesn’t exist in the marketplace and how it might present a growth opportunity.
      • The viewpoint of a company evaluating a new market strategy and the risks they have to weigh.
      • Whether your best bet is to take a superhighway or a country road or a combination of the two as you innovate towards growth.

      Stephen Wunker talks with Bill Ringle about new ways of thinking to be successful creating new ways to grow business.

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      37: Six Husbands Every Wife Should Have – Featured Interview with Dr. Steven Craig

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      Listen to this interview to learn:

      • How having a business career in advertising before launching his counseling career helped focus his business growth 
      • The benefits of hiring with adaptability in mind.
      • The mistake of having a list of desirable traits in a future mate as your sole criteria
      • Why providing your clients with a roadmap to change is a tools that gives them confidence
      • How rigid attitudes can be a trouble sign in personal and business relationships 

      Dr. Steven Craig talks with Bill Ringle about the healthy evolution of romantic relationships and of his businesses as a couples counselor and executive coach.

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      36: Small Town Rules – Interview with Barry Moltz

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      Listen to this interview to learn:

      • Reasons why entreprenuers are good at control
      • How one entrepreneur learned to really let her employees do their job and how it helped her business grow
      • Tips on hiring well in a small business
      • What all entrepreneurs can learn from how farmers do business (e.g.: they had multiple streams of income long before real estate investments were popular)
      • The importance of being able to operate anywhere and any when (with a nod to Chris Brogan)

      Barry Moltz talks with Bill Ringle about what entrepreneur leaders need to do in order to grow.

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      35: Sales Autopsy – Interview with Dan Seidman

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      Listen to this interview to learn:

      • The practical importance of creating an emotional context for the buying decision.
      • How taking initiative with ASTD led to writing a much-needed book that helps both the sales industry as well as his career.
      • The importance of attending to language in sales conversations and elsewhere.
      • Top objections can be anticipated and prepared for to allow you to be more confident.
      • Why top sales pros can predict the future.

      Dan Seidman talks with Bill Ringle about what top sales pros know and do differently.

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      34: The Improvisation Edge – Interview with Karen Hough

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      Listen to this interview to learn:

        • How behavioral skills lead to success.
        • The necessity of stepping outside our comfort zone.
        • Why having fun at work is not only more enjoyable, but vital to gaining new insights and developing new forms of collaboration and teamwork.

        Karen Hough talks with Bill Ringle about building trust on individual, team, and organizational levels through improvisation, honesty, and acting in line with your values.

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        33: Management Rewired – Interview with Charles Jacobs

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        Listen to this interview to learn:

        • Surprising details on how our minds work.
        • The myth of economic maximizing rules.
        • How asking questions proved key at DEC and can help your team, too.
        • What motivates people to contribute even more than money.

        Charles Jacobs talks with Bill Ringle about how the latest discoveries in brain science inform better management practices.

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        32: Good Idea, Now What – Interview with Charles Lee

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        Listen to this interview to learn:

        • Why in most cases, the problem a company is facing isn’t necessarily the problem that needs to be fixed
        • What’s needed in order to overcome the recycling of ideas
        • Simple steps to be a better implementor of ideas
        • How to think more strategically about ideas
        • Key elements of ideation

        Charles Lee talks with Bill Ringle about clarifying ideas and taking action to benefit organizations.

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        31: Honesty Sells – Interview with Colleen Francis

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        Listen to this interview to learn:

        • How she decided to leave a successful career to start her business
        • The shipping company case study, where small spot sales were converted to larger, more frequent sales
        • What hurdles companies need to clear in order to approach sales with greater effectiveness 
        • A practical tip for helping salespeople move outside their comfort zone
        • The importance of dispelling the myth that selling is an innate skill, so your business can grow

        Colleen Francis talks with Bill Ringle about how to truly think big and take action to build a business that serves clients worldwide.

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        29: How to Click with People – Interview with Dr. Rick Kirschner

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        Listen to this interview to learn:

        • How following your passion opens doors to new opportunities.
        • What Congress can learn about working productively with people with whom you strongly disagree on issues.
        • A three-step process for helping people and organizations change.
        • The risks of social media technology for young people today.

        Dr. Rick Kirschner talks with Bill Ringle about the art of change.

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        28: The Ring in the Bubble – Interview with Gary Bradt

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        Listen to this interview to learn:

        • How to turn a love of working with people into a career
        • What to listen for when your customer has critical feedback and important details to pick up
        • Why your goals must be important enough to pursue, and to be aware of your motivations
        • How telling the truth is a vital leadership practice

        Dr. Gary Bradt talks with Bill Ringle about leadership lessons learned while building a successful business as a well-known author, speaker, and advisor to senior management.

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        27: Smart Woman Solutions – Interview with Joy Chudacoff

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        Listen to this interview to learn:

        • How entrepreneurship can be a pathway for women to earn more money and freedom.
        • Some of the best lifestyle benefits of being a successful business owner.
        • When to move on from a business or career path to embrace a new direction.
        • What focus can do to help you become more efficient in your business and lead a more satisfying family/personal life.
        • Networking secrets for women in business.

        Joy Chudacoff talks with Bill Ringle about accelerating the careers of women entrepreneurs and integrating family and work.

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        26: UpFront Presentations – Interview with Marilyn Sherman

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        Listen to this interview to learn:

        • The choice to not participate in a negative economy
        • Gladys Holm, who left a $18 million gift in her will on a $15,000 annual salary
        • How the right kind of business opportunities lead to great exposure and more business
        • The surprising value of being outrageous with goal setting

        Marilyn Sherman talks with Bill Ringle about how different forms of fear keep people from having more success.

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        25: Transformational Mothering – Interview with Amy Robbins-Wilson

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        Listen to this interview to learn:

        • How business ideas can come from unexpected inspiration.
        • Advice on positioning yourself and your business where people will look for it.
        • The importance of creating a genuine dialogue with your customers.

        Amy Robbins-Wilson talks with Bill Ringle about the role of music in healing and business building.

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        24: Time Tamer Consulting – Interview with Christine Giri

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        Listen to this interview to learn:

        • Key questions to ask to shift yourself and others to a more productive track.
        • How Christine uses her “advancer” strengths to help leaders and managers come up with creative ways to be more productive.
        • What to do about your own “level of distraction” to be more productive.

        Christine Giri talks with Bill Ringle about how personal productivity is not about the tools, but about individuals and groups focusing on what’s important.

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        23: Users Not Customers – Interview with Aaron Shapiro

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        Listen to this interview to learn:

          • How a company pivots based on customer feedback.
          • What steps a full-service digital agency take to insure success with high stake assignments from Fortune 1000 firms, including Comcast, Target, and HBO.
          • How the magic of good design leads to rapid product adoption.
          • The demand for a great online experience (and how the bar keeps getting raised) by the generation of consumers now in their 20’s.
          • What Forrester research says about the role of online sales transactions in 2012.

          Aaron Shapiro talks with Bill Ringle about the urgent need for companies of all sizes to make the shift to treating customers as users.

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          22: Future Proofing Your Business – Interview with Troy Hazard

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          Listen to this interview to learn:

          • The importance of engaging your customers
          • Specific tools you can use to future-proof your business
          • An example of how to listen to your team to gain credibility
          • The evolution of an entrepreneur from start-up to investor

          Troy Hazard talks with Bill Ringle about applying common sense to solving important business problems throughout a successful career.

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          20: Oby’s Wisdom – Interview with Mark William Cochran

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          Listen to this interview to learn:

          • The power of human beings’ innate healing wisdom.
          • The importance of making the positive shift from looking at symptoms to focusing on the potential for vibrant health.
          • How specialized business cards can help sell your books.

          Mark William Cochran talks with Bill Ringle about our innate healing wisdom and how his business has grown around that positive attitude.

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          19: Taking Care of the People Who Matter Most – Interview with Sybil Stershic

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          Listen to this interview to learn:

          • How to recognize the ineffective lip service some managers give when what employees want is to make more significant contributions.
          • The importance of an internal marketing action plan.
          • Why the more employees know about the customer, the better they can serve them.
          • Why people leave a boss or supervisor, not a company, in general.
          • Three levels of connection to review for optimum employee engagement.

          Sybil Stershic talks with Bill Ringle about internal marketing insights for both business and non-profit teams.

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          18: Creating Personal Presence – Interview with Dianna Booher

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          Listen to this interview to learn:

            • How a Fortune 100 corportation helped launch her business.
            • Mistakes to avoid when running a business meeting.
            • What makes communication more powerful than simply sharing information.
            • The relationship between how you deliver the message and the impact it has on your audience.

            Dianna Booher talks with Bill Ringle about distinctions that make communication more effective in business relationships and cause organizations that follow these principles to be more profitable and productive.

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            17: Greater than Yourself – Interview with Steve Farber

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            Listen to this interview to learn:

            • How you need to reflect on your experience and abilities to identify where you can make a valuable contribution
            • Position isn’t a requirement to express, exert, or exude leadership
            • The LEAP framework for extreme leadership
            • What makes a great leader can be cultivated
            • The micro-organizational level of leadership is where immediate changes can be noticed
            • How extreme leadership occurs in business, education, and across all industries

            Steve Farber talks with Bill Ringle about the characteristics and behaviors that allow anyone to become an extreme leader.

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            15: Dignity, Happiness, Resilience – Interview with Jamie Wolf

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            Listen to this interview to learn:

            • How to use available resources to bridge the gap between knowing and doing.
            • Important questions to ask about yourself on the road to entrepreneurial growth.
            • The importance of resilience to being a successful entrepreneur.

            Jamie Wolf talks with Bill Ringle about how asking questions of yourself is a critical step on the road to entrepreneurial growth.

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            13: Dream, Inc. – Interview with Bob Cooper

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            Listen to this interview to learn:

            • Where to look to identify cutting edge business trends.
            • The significance of a freemium model for market testing.
            • A case study of a company that learned the benefit of selling ancillary products to accommodate customer space constraints.
            • The need for a safe space to explore ideas and new ways of doing business.
            • How important leadership is in supporting or diluting the success of a project.

            Bob Cooper talks with Bill Ringle about principles and examples of how innovative design helps service businesses create and maintain ongoing revenue streams.

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            12: Negotiation Boot Camp – Interview with Ed Brodow

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            Listen to this interview to learn:

            • The steps taken to transition from Hollywood studios to corporate stages
            • How one firm took these lessons and increased their average sales price by 59%
            • The number one asset you have control over and how to make the most of it
            • Who is Ed’s role model for effective negotiations and how this character’s skills can benefit every professional

            Ed Brodow talks with Bill Ringle about building a successful business from years in Hollywood as an actor and a passion for teaching business people how to negotiate effectively. 

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            10: Attention! – Interview with Jim Kukral

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            Listen to this interview to learn:

            • The top mistakes business owners and executives make when using social media for business, and how to avoid them.
            • The many ways that a business leader can use social media to position the business.
            • Why it is critical to build a “platform” for communicating with social media and how to get started.
            • How to use precise demographic targeting to reach the buyers most likely to appreciate your offers.

            Jim Kukral talks with Bill Ringle about using social media as a business tool with measurable ROI.

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            9: The Cult of the Amateur – Interview with Andrew Keen

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            Listen to this interview to learn:

            • The inside story on audiocafe.com, an early Silicon Valley Internet start-up.
            • The single most important key to a start-up succeeding.
            • How the market will tell you the brutal truth about your company or idea, and why it’s best to learn it sooner rather than later.
            • What’s lost through participation in Internet communitites in terms of human relationships.

            Andrew Keen talks with Bill Ringle about the tradeoffs of genuine connections in Web 3.0 communities.

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            8: Strategic Collaboration – Featured Interview with Debbie Allen

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            Listen to this interview to learn:

            • How focusing on a key strategy creates great business momentum.
            • The power of finding the right joint venture partners.
            • What crystal clear ideas and an authentic heart base can do for your business.
            • The reality behind becoming successful as an information marketer.
            • >>> Special offer to participate in an upcoming P3 Epic Event <<<

            Debbie Allen talks with Bill Ringle about the adventures and rewards of being a world famous serial entrepreneur.

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            7: Laugh Yourself Thin – Interview with Melanie Rotenberg

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            Listen to this interview to learn:

            • How to take yourself lightly and your business seriously.
            • The rapid business boost a successful book can provide.
            • What interviews and focused networking can do for your business growth.

            Melanie Rotenberg talks with Bill Ringle about the business side of laughter and how it helped her raise visibility for her medical practice and her speaking business.

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            6: Using Touchpoints – Interview with Jeff Pedowitz

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            Listen to this interview to learn:

            • What factors helped him gain positive client traction quickly
            • How the pros use touchpoints to create dialogue
            • The importance of post-sales followup to build long term relationships
            • Where to focus daily for continued success

            Jeff Pedowitz talks with Bill Ringle about what’s really working with lead generation practices.

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            5: MamaTone – Interview with Dustin Maher

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            Listen to this interview to learn:

            • How Dustin was inspired by his own mother’s sacrifices.
            • Which particular airline safety instruction helps moms start taking better care of themselves.
            • The three factors that led to rapid national growth.
            • The importance of standing out from the crowd.
            • Examples of responding to customer needs, wants, and preferences.

            Dustin Maher talks with Bill Ringle about rapidly growing his fitness business and plans to reach one million moms by 2015.

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            4: Engaging Hearts and Minds – Interview with Lee Colan

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            Listen to this interview to learn:

            • About making the leap from a corporate OD/HR position to self-employment
            • How important it is to get the franchise prototype right before scaling a business
            • How to stay clear on what’s important vs. what’s urgent
            • About avoiding the insidious trap as a leader of “Oh, I can do it quicker myself.”
            • How an energy company grew from 23 people to Fortune 500 status in less than a decade
            • The most important aspect of a leader that must be shared in order for a company to grow

            Lee J. Colan talks with Bill Ringle about leadership lessons and the need for more effective execution.

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            3: The Truth About Leads – Interview with Dan McDade

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            Listen to this interview to learn:

            • The characteristics of a complex sale and how it must be treated differently.
            • Common mistakes companies make with misunderstanding lifetime customer value,  cost per lead, and making accurate sales forecasts.
            • The value of being persistent and how it lead to a $1 billion dollar sale for one of PointClear’s clients.

            Dan McDade talks with Bill Ringle on the truth about leads and what leaders need to do differently to maximize marketing and sales efforts.

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            2: Real Time Marketing – Interview with Monique Reece

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            Listen to this interview to learn:

            • How to take yourself lightly and your business seriously.
            • The rapid business boost a successful book can provide.
            • What interviews and focused networking can do for your business growth.

            Monique Reece talks with Bill Ringle about creating a culture of execution for organizations to ensure lasting change.

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