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In my first podcast interview with Eric Herrenkohl, I asked him how a small business can find and hire “A-Players.” I also picked his brain on how high achieving employees can position themselves as “A-Players” to potential employers.
His insight was so revealing and potentially game changing for anyone who takes the time to listen. In today’s podcast interview, Eric tells me about how an organization can keep their “A-Players.”
What are “A-Players?” They’re the top performers in your organization; the people who are making the most sales, rocking their careers, and taking charge of their work and life. They are the people you wish you had 100 more of. Thing is, if you only have one A-Player on your team you are at great risk. Why? Because when the economy turns around, that A-Player is going to leave you. That’s right. Your shining star is going to find a brighter galaxy where she can learn to be better, faster, and stronger.
Unless…………………… READ FULL ARTICLE
Emile Cambry, Jr. does a lot with his life.
MBA professor. Entrepreneur. Film maker. And now, he is launching a revolutionary after school program that preps kids of the SATs and teaches them how to build (and sell) Apps for cell phones, TV, and beyond.
Emile Cambry is not new to business, teaching, or even programming and technology. Emile used to write for the online social media and technology publication, Mashable. He also has films that have won awards at the Cannes Film Festival. Rather than keeping all that awesomeness to himself, he makes it a priority to give kids the opportunity to have the same amazing and diverse experiences he has enjoyed and that have so greatly contributed to his success.
In this podcast, I pick Emile’s brain about his new after school project, the 21st CenturyYouth Program. I ask him about his ideas, inspiration, road blocks, and progress. We also talk about his new upcoming film, For Flow, about to Brooklyn MCs following their dreams…….. READ FULL STORY
Sam Davidson is one of the most inspiring, and bad-ass Gen-Y entrepreneurs I’ve ever met. If you don’t feel like taking your dreams head on after listening to this interview with Sam, then I don’t know what will inspire you.
In this interview with Sam, he tells us all about his latest book, “50 Things Your Life Doesn’t Need.” This book is sweet! It helps you remove the clutter in your life that keeps you from living your life passionately. You can check out the awesome movie trailer right here, too. Better yet, pick up the book! I did. Worth every little penny.
Jenny Blake, author of the new book, “Life After College: The Complete Guide to Getting What You Want” and her blog, LifeAfterCollege.org, tells us about her story behind the book and the blog. She talks about how she made time to write the book while working full-time at Google, how to overcome the fear of pressing the “publish” button when writing blogs about personal topics, how to get past the fear and negative self speak that keeps you from pursuing your dreams, and even some tips to cope with a “quarter-life crisis.”
Nicole Yeary of AelloLUXE shares her incredibly inspiring story. In this interview, Nicole tells us about her move to Chicago and how she lost her job only a month later (after signing an 18 month lease on a condo). She talks about her job search, her difficulties, how she found a way through all of it, and how a business that showcases her tremendously valuable talents developed as a result of the whole crazy adventure.
If you are looking to make some better hires, are in need of better people, or are trying to land a great job with a winning company, then I highly encourage you to check out this podcast with Eric Herrenkohl on his book, “How to Hire A-Players: Finding the Top People for Your Team- Even If You Don’t Have a Recruiting Department.”
Coach and “Master Connector,” Heidi Massey, teaches us how to get started with social media and why it is vital to your organization or non-profit. As a matter of fact, Heidi’s explainations of social media and how to use them are the simplest I have ever heard! If you don’t have an “Ah-ha Moment” on this call and find yourself Tweeting like a pro, I will… uh, well – I’ll be surprised.
Danna Beal gives us tips on how to create an Extraordinary Workplace. This is not only for leaders of businesses and organizations but for the people working within them. No matter who you are, if you are struggling in an unhappy environment, Danna’s insight can help.
Jenny Foss of JobJenny.com give (more than) 10 ways to succeed at your job search. Of all the career calls I have conducted, this one is the most jam packed with information. As an added bonus, I’ve added a TON of relevant links to her blog and others to help this be a more complete document for anyone of any age who is looking for a job in 2010 and beyond.
I asked Anilia several questions about her business, Black Girl Tees, and about her journey through blogging and MotivatedSista.com. If you are new to blogging or owning your own business, this is a really great call for you. She shares some of the pitfalls to starting your first online business and blog and also gives us three secrets to help us stay motivated through the journey.
Interactive podcast!!! Answer the question, “What is it that I really want?” Simply answering this question for yourself really is the first step to creating the life and work that you dream. Don’t let doubt, fear, or self-limiting beliefs prevent you from really reflecting and giving yourself the space and the opportunity to give this gift of clarity to yourself.
Leonard Szymczak is an author and psychotherapist living in California. His new book is “The Roadmap Home: Your GPS to Inner Peace.” In this second interview, Leonard explains the six steps to “Consciously Create” our lives and work.
Robert Franceschini of Media Junkyard gives us the low down on how to start your own podcast and start making money with it!
In this content rich conversation with Ken Kuznia of DigYourWork.com, Ken reveals the first 2 steps you can take today to begin finding the work you love. There are also tons of great highlights an ideas on this call. So many, I had to split the call in two! This is part 1.
Stability and what it means for your career – Betty Jean Bell interviews Penelope Trunk of Brazen Careerist
Betty Jean Bell interviews Matt Cheuvront of Life Without Pants and Proof Branding in this Love Your Work Life podcast. This was a great call full of great ideas and advice for new bloggers, 20 somethings, web developers, first-time entrepreneurs, and job seekers. Tons of great stuff for anyone of any age really.
Amy Myers, MD reveals how she learned an entirely new form of medicine, built her first business, then marketed, launched, and filled her private practice in only 18 months. Her skills are rare and hard to come by. You will not only learn tips and tricks for the first-time entrepreneur but also learn how to transform your health, weight, and stress level after listening to this brilliant podcast.
After the death of her best friend, Melinda Hasting – the CEO of a non-profit high school for at-risk youth called American YouthWorks – decided that life is too short not to follow her dreams. So she quit her job to write a book about at-risk youth in America and to play music. In this interview, Melinda talks about this new chapter in her life.