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CEO David Hassell of 15Five believes his company's why is to help businesses and their people realize their highest potential. We explore how 15Five helps businesses and employees accomplish such an aspirational outcome. Work is more than a place; it's what you do.

Get ready to take notes. More great wisdom coming your way.

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Direct download: 72_David_Hassell__Helping_a_Business_Realize_Its_Highest_Potential.mp3
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What would happen if you looked at your job as a way of doing good? What if you looked beyond the activities you do and focus on the impact they have?

These are actions of someone who does great work. My guest,David Sturt, author of Great Work, is going to help us dig into what great work is and what it looks like.

Get ready to take notes. More great wisdom coming your way.

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Direct download: 71_David_Sturt__How_to_Make_a_Difference_People_Love.mp3
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The dominant storyline in business has focused on matters such as profits, costs, competition, efficiencies, logistics. These are critical matters to manage for businesses to thrive. They are not, however, the only matters that require management attention, and only part of the equation for a thriving organization.

My guest today, Rich Karlgaard, publisher of Forbes and "Innovation Rules" columnist, positions that the soft edge items, like trust, story, teams, need management attention to get ahead in today's business environment.

Rich has a new book out titled The Soft Edge.

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Direct download: 70_Rich_Karlgaard__Why_The_Soft_Edge_Matters_to_Your_Business_Growth.mp3
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We want more than a 9-5 job. We want work to be meaningful and directed by purpose. What does it take to create a work environment rooted in purpose? This is a leadership challenge for today's leader. And it's the focus of this episode of Work That Matters.

I talk with Christoph Lueneburger, author of Culture of Purpose and lead Egon Zehnder's global Private Equity Practice, having previously founded and scaled the firm's sustainability practice.

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Direct download: 69_Christoph_Lueneburger__A_Culture_of_Purpose.mp3
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Professor and writer Zeynep Ton (coolest name ever!) is passionate about helping businesses understand how to create a good job strategy. These are jobs that help the business grow through investing in employees. It's a people first approach. We use Zeynep’s book The Good Job Strategy to inform this fascinating discussion.

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Direct download: 68_Zeynep_Ton__Why_Businesses_Need_to_Have_a_Good_Job_Strategy.mp3
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Professional coach Nan Watts is passionate about helping people come alive to make a dent in the world. Nan and I talk through the invaluable journey of deepening and expanding our own self-awareness to have a more meaningful impact as a leader.

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Direct download: 67_Nan_Watts__How_Do_You_Show_Up_As_a_Leader_.mp3
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According to business owner, designer and author Brian Sooy, a business must know what it stands for to make a difference. In this episode of Work That Matters, I explore with Brian what the elements are to be a business that is clear on what it stands for—what its cause is. We dip into Brian's book Raise Your Voice to guide the conversation.

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Direct download: 66_Brian_Sooy__Businesses_that_Stand_Up_for_What_They_Believe.mp3
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How people are influenced and how behaviors are changed is rooted in their belief system. So, belief plays a key role in business outcomes and causing change. In this episode, speaker and writer Tom Asacker talks about how belief is the genesis for taking action and change that yield desired results. Join us as we explore Tom's latest book, The Business of Belief.

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Direct download: 65_Tom_Asacker__The_Business_of_Belief.mp3
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Dr. Andrew Thorn has spent the past 20 years working with leaders to help them bring their personal and professional responsibilities into full harmony. He does this, in part, by helping them understand what their leadership legacy is. For many of us we think of legacy as something we leave behind. But Andrew has a different take on this and it can very well change the way you lead and show up as a leader.

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Direct download: 64_Andrew_Thorn__Defining_Your_Leadership_Legacy.mp3
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As a leader, how do you respond to messy, difficult situations? Strategic conversations are what successful leaders use to navigate those difficult situations. In this lively, upbeat interview, authors Chris Ertel and Lisa Kay Solomon guide us through key elements to have impact through strategic conversations.

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Direct download: 63_Chris_Ertel_and_Lisa_Kay_Solomon__Create_Moments_of_Impact.mp3
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