Business Visionaries – Ep 4 – The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*…

In this generation-defining self-help guide, a superstar blogger cuts through the crap to show us how to stop trying to be positive all the time so that we can truly become better, happier people. For decades we’ve been told that positive thinking is the key to a happy, rich life. “Fck positivity,” Mark Manson says.…

Ep 108 – We hold these truths to be self evident Part 1

Happy Independence Day. Part 1 of today’s 2 part episode we examine the Declaration of Independence in both its historical context and as an example of what a mission and vision for an organization can and aught to be. https://www.archives.gov/founding-docs/declaration-transcript In Congress, July 4, 1776 The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When…

Business Visionaries – Ep 3 “Measure What Matters” – Objectives & Key Results

We’re still not sure what living in a van down by the creek has to do with Objectives and Key Results, but you’ll have to tune in to find out for yourself! Join our team of business visionaries for this unique livestream discussion on ” Measure What Matters: How Google, Bono, and the Gates Foundation…

Ep 107 – They handed back their certifications…? Trading Accreditation for Performance Model

A health organization in New Zealand hands in its standard accreditations for a more strenuous criteria program. This is a very interesting case study in which Spectrum Care in New Zealand decided to trade in their standard accreditation for a performance-based model.  Being a government funded organizations, Spectrum had certifications that they were required to…

Ep 106 – Common Quality Management Approaches

There’s more than one way to skin a cat, or to achieve Quality Management.  That’s one of the best things about Quality Management, it’s not a one size fits all.  In this episode, we discuss several different approaches, as laid out by Carter McNamara on managementhelp.org.  All of these approaches are beneficial to different companies…

Business Visionaries – Ep 2 – The First 90 Days

What does a Burlesque Juggling act have to do with your first 90 days in a new corporate management position? Well, you’ll just have to tune in to find out! Join our team of business visionaries for this unique livestream discussion on “The First 90 Days: Proven Strategies for Getting Up to Speed Faster and…

Ep 103 Why we Never Split the Difference (from Never Split the difference by Chris Voss)

Never Split the Difference by Chris Voss is a real-life guide to negotiation.  He was an FBI Hostage negotiator and describes real life situations he was in.  In this episode, we discuss why he choose the title, “Never Split the Difference”.  Chris says that negotiation is hard, and we often compromise “because it is easy,…