Episode 23: My Barbershop Journey

In this episode, I’m introducing you to my experience with barbershop music.

In this episode, you’ll hear:

  • Where it all started
  • What it means to compete in a chorus or quartet
  • How I ended up in Kansas City with Vocal Standard

Resources:

Vocal Standard Chorus
Vocal Standard on FB

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Episode 22: Final Thoughts on Leadership

In today’s episode, I’m wrapping up my short series on leadership and leaving you with my final thoughts.

In this episode, you’ll hear:

  • How to stop helping
  • Why rubrics kill creativity
  • Key takeaways from the series

 

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Episode 21: How to Become a Mentor with Sheri Hart

This week my good friend, Sheri Hart is back for round two. Sheri is an Associate Connections Director in Performance Content at VMLY&R.


VMLY&R is a global brand experience agency made up of nearly 7,000 employees worldwide, with one of its principal offices in Kansas City. 

Today, Sheri is going to tell us all about how to become a mentor to someone else.

In this episode, you’ll hear:

  • Tools you should have in your mentor toolbox
  • Open-ended conversations starters
  • The importance of understanding the personality quirks of your mentee

 

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Sheri on LinkedIn

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Episode 20: Finding a Mentor

This week I’m interviewing my good friend, Sheri Hart. Sheri is an Associate Connections Director in Performance Content at VMLY&R.

VMLY&R is a global brand experience agency made up of nearly 7,000 employees worldwide, with one of its principal offices located in Kansas City.

In this episode, you’ll hear:

  • What is a mentor?
  • Why you should have a mentor
  • How to find just the right person who will help you achieve your goals

 

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Sheri on LinkedIn

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Episode 19: Lunchmeat & Life Lessons – A Story About Customer Service

This week I’m sharing with you the story about customer service from the book, Lunchmeat & Life Lessons: Sharing A Butcher’s Wisdom.

In this episode, you’ll hear:

  • How to leave a lasting impression
  • Why you should own your mistakes
  • Honesty is the best policy

 

Resources mentioned:

Lunchmeat & Life Lessons by Mary B. Lucas

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Episode 18: Toxic Work Relationships

In this episode, I’m sharing with you the story of the sex-crazed cardinal that wouldn’t leave our backyard and how her story is like toxic work relationships I’m sure you’ve experienced.

In this episode, you’ll hear:

  • Why you don’t mess with female Northern Cardinals during mating season
  • How fear can motivate workplace behaviors
  • What to do if you’re in a toxic relationship at work

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Episode 17: Enneagram Types 5-9

This week I’m continuing on with the Enneagram types 5-9.  The cool part about the Enneagram is that it teaches you all about your personality as well as how other people think and feel.  In my opinion, the Enneagram is one of the most comprehensive personality inventories out there and if you’ve never heard of it, I’m breaking it down for you.

In this episode, you’ll hear:

  • Enneagram Types 5-9
  • The basic fear and desire of each type
  • How to effectively communicate with each type

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Episode 16: Enneagram Types 1-4

There are all sorts of personality tests in the world but one of my personal favorites is the Enneagram.  The cool part about the Enneagram is that it teaches you all about your personality as well as how other people think and feel.  In my opinion, the Enneagram is one of the most comprehensive personality inventories out there. If you’ve never heard of the Enneagram, today I’m breaking it down for you.

In this episode, you’ll hear:

  • Enneagram Types 1-4
  • The basic fear and desire of each type
  • How to effectively communicate with each type

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Episode 15: Introducing A Leadership Series

Have you ever been witness to someone who should never have been put into a leadership position?  You know the type, communication is a foreign concept, they expect you to be a mind reader, you must never question their judgment, and they expect blind allegiance.

On today’s show, I’m introducing a new series about leadership. This is a topic that is near and dear to my heart as I am a first-born and natural leader, and also because I’ve always been curious about what makes for a great leader.

In this episode, you’ll hear:

  • The three traits any great leader should possess
  • Humility is not a weakness in a leader
  • How to be an effective leader

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Episode 14: How to Get Organized

On today’s show, we’re chatting about getting your house organized.

In this episode, you’ll hear:

  • How to get your closet organized for good
  • How to decide what to get rid of from your bathroom, kitchen, and storage areas
  • Advice on setting up your basement or attic storage spaces

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