If you can help a million people, you'd be doing a lot of good in the world. How true is that? This is Brandon's mission with his marketing company. Brandon gives us some insight into how he got started on his entrepreneurial journey.
Sanyin Siang introduces herself in this episode, and a talks a little bit about being a first generation immigrant and some of the struggles that come with that.
Own your audience! Yifat lost a lot of engagement and followers when Google+ failed. This was an important platform for her to connect with her audience, and now it's gone, and she's having to start over. Yifat has a great approach at how to handle these moments, and get through to the other side successfully.
Michael struggled with extreme anxiety for almost 15 years. Michael faced a very traumatic experience in his life that he felt at the time was the end of things, but in reality, was the beginning of a new view on life.
Bryan Falchuck was one of four children in his family, who grew up in a home where his parents separated, and did not know how to deal with the emotional anxiety that he was facing. He turned to food to fill the void that he felt with his parents being separated, which led to obesity.
In the digital age, cyber security is on the forefront of all types of businesses. Adam Brewer is the COO of Information Systems Integrations, who helps businesses pull back the veil on cyber security. It can be overwhelming to look at and try to understand, but Adam delivers what you need to know, in a way that is easy to understand.
Brent Medder's has over 700 employees in his Dominos franchise, so getting everyone on the same page can be quite difficult. In their company, they do not use the word "customer," but rather "friend." How do you get that many people to be bought into the culture you're building? You first have to talk about what the change is that you're implementing, and follow that up with WHY. Why is important? Why is this in place? Brent has an amazing take on this process, and talks about it in this episode.
Sanyin Siang is Derek's amazing featured guest this week! Sanyin shares highlights from her journey, and how to accept positive affirmations and constructive criticism as data points in your life, importance of being generous, and how to be vulnerable.
Sanyin helps leaders launch and create value by focusing on mindset, behavioral change, and team and culture building. Sanyin is a CEO Coach, Advisor, Author,the Executive Director of Duke University’s Fuqua/Coach K Center on Leadership & Ethics (COLE) and a Professor with its Pratt School of Engineering.
The COLE center is a leadership laboratory that engages all of Duke’s Daytime MBA students and convenes high-level think tank gatherings to explore today’s complex leadership opportunities and challenges.
Sanyin coaches C-suite executives and is in the original cohort of Marshall Goldsmith’s 100 Coaches. She is an advisor for GV (former Google Ventures), Duke Corporate Education, and the Sports Innovation Lab. Her thought leadership has appeared in Forbes, Fortune, The Wall Street Journal, and CNN. She has more than 1 million LinkedIn followers. She is a LinkedIn 2017 & 2018 Top 10 Influencer and a 2018 Thinkers50 On the Radar.
Sanyin’s board service has included those of The Emily K Center, The Museum of Life & Science, Duke Children’s Hospital & Health Center. She is a Sr. Advisor with Dan Ariely’s Center for Advanced Hindsight and a faculty with StoryLab at Duke. She has spoken to audiences from the White House to Global Sports Management and Owners Summits.
Prior to Duke, Sanyin worked at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest federation of scientific and engineering societies, and publisher of Science. Her initiatives explored the ethical, social, and legal implications of technological advances before they became reality.
Her book The Launch Book: Motivational Stories for Launching Your Idea, Business, or Next Career, uses behavioral science principles to help readers build the mindset for addressing major change.
Sanyin received a BSE in Biomedical Engineering and an MBA from Duke University.
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Cash Keahey is the author of Eight LeaderTypes in the White House: Discover and Leverage Your Oval Office Leadership Style. Cash gives us a little background on himself, as well as talks about the importance of self-awareness. His site, Leadertype.com, invites leaders to learn more about yourself, to become a better leader and manager.
Along your journey, there will be speed bumps, and road blocks. This is part of it. You have to love the journey, even though you don't want to fail. These trials are what make the journey so meaningful. Jake shares some of his experience along his personal journey, where he experienced road blocks and struggles.