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Episode 076: Collaboration, Not Delegation

 

 

From movies to concerts or sports - everywhere you look in the field of entertainment, you see how specialists come together to create a whole that’s better than its parts. 

Those specialists aren’t order-takers. They’re captains of their own work...even when that work is part of someone else’s whole....

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Fixed vs. growth mindset: it makes all the difference

Fixed mindset vs. Growth mindset.

These terms have been hanging around for years and you’ve probably heard of them and may even have read the book, Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, by Carol Dweck where they stem from.

Dweck wrote:
As you begin to understand the fixed and growth mindsets, you will see exactly how one thing...

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075: The Power of Procrastination

 

 

You can find all kinds of leadership quotes that talk about being a captain. And there’s some truth in most of them but a pithy quote doesn’t capture all of the critical aspects of becoming a captain in your business. 

As you grow in your leadership journey you may find yourself on the same journey as many of my...

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Why asking deep questions gives you the perfect solution

What’s bringing you great joy right now?

Who are the people you look up to the most right now?

What needs to change in your life for you to say that your life is completely wonderful in the next 3 years?

What are you working on right now?

Asking deep questions (like the ones above) are one of the keys to leadership growth. 

In the...

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074: Shared Mission (Matthew Purkey)

 

 

When your organization is tasked with taking care of the community’s needs, it seems obvious where your focus should be.

But listen to my conversation with Matthew Purkey, CEO of United Way of Allen County, and his For Love of Team story and you’ll hear some surprising things.

“Instead of focusing on all the...

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073: Moving from Captive to Captain of your Business

 

 

Business owners don’t start a business because they love running a business; they start a business because they love providing a specific product or service and want the freedom that comes with being their own boss.  

All too quickly, the demands of running a business overwhelm the joy of providing the product or...

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You might just call me Wilbur

Kitty Hawk

Immediately images of Orville and Wilbur Wright probably popped into your head. The famous brothers who went from bicycle shop to the flying machine launched their first successful flight from here.

Their brotherly support can teach us something critical about having a team:

“ ‘I like scrapping with Orv,’ Wilbur...

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Do you need your own professional wrangler?

The podcast episodes with Bobby Klinck and Katie Chase were a fun conversation to record and share with you.

As we wrapped up our time together, they touched on the team dynamic that’s critical for businesses to have. 

Bobby was talking about his ability to do things in the moment and how Katie is the planner and those two things...

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072: Serve First and Your Team (Bobby Klinck & Katie Chase)

 

 

In this episode, Team Klinck’s Bobby Klinck and Katie Chase join me for the second half of our conversation about building a team you love.

The 3 of us tackle the big question about what is your purpose in your life and how does that relate to running a business. And we look at how Team Klinck is promoting a...

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071: Puzzle Pieces Coming Together (Bobby Klinck & Katie Chase)

 

 

Ever heard: “When people pay, they pay attention” or “The transformation is in the transaction”? 

That’s just one of the myths that we’re busting in the next 2 episodes of For Love of Team. I’m joined by the powerhouse duo of Team Klinck - Bobby Klinck and Katie Chase. Bobby is the...

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