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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.

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

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For show suggestions, please email Shawn Murphy at shawn@switchandshift.com.

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.

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

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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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Join us for an in depth conversation with author, speaker and Chief Envisioner at TELUS Transformation Office, Dan Pontefract. Dan talks with Shawn about flatter business sturctures, connected leadership, and keeping your leadership relevant in rapidly changing environments.

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Direct download: 62_Dan_Pontefract__Leadership_Relevance_for_Today_s_Business_Realities.mp3
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I wanted to explore an unusual topic for the show. Today college graduates face a difficult time finding work that matters. Award winning educator and writer Jonathan Blake Huer discusses what students need to do to be employed when they graduate. He shares wisdom from his book Be Employed When You Graduate.

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Direct download: 61_Jonathan_Blake_Huer__Career_Wisdom_for_New_Graduates.mp3
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To do work that matters means creating results. To work hard and go nowhere is demotivating. A clear strategy for what you want to accomplish is key to realizing the benefits of doing meaningful work.

Author and consultant Rich Horwath helps clarify what we need to consider when setting a strategy for success.

In this interview Rich and I talk about the three basic disciplines of strategic thinking: Acumen, Allocation and Action.

We also discuss how start-ups can leverage strategy to grow their businesses.

Get ready to take notes, more great wisdom coming your way.

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Direct download: 60_Rich_Horwath__Setting_Strategy_for_Business_Success.mp3
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We all need an anchor to guide our leadership. Identifying and defining your personal values serves as an important anchor.

In this interview, CEO and author Harry Kraemer identifies the four principles of values-based leadership: Self-reflection, balance and perspective, true self-confidence, and genuine humility.

We discuss these four principles and how they guide a practice of values-based leadership.

Get ready to take notes, more great wisdom coming your way.

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Direct download: 59_Harry_Kraemer__Values-Based_Leadership.mp3
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How have you spent your life? Does it reflect your purpose? For some of us, living with purpose is an ideal or a someday-possibility.

Robert D. Smith advocates living each day as if it was your last. Sounds trite, right? But his enthusiasm and insights on what that looks like is hardly trite.

Wait till you hear what Robert has to say about the meaning and importance of No Reserves. No Retreats. No Regrets. Powerful stuff.

Get ready to take notes, more great wisdom coming your way.

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Direct download: 58_Robert_D._Smith__Living_Life_on_Purpose.mp3
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What does doing work that matters look like? Well, it's pursuing work that brings joy and provides value. Andrew Ferebee embodies these two important aspects. In this interview Andrew is the founder and host of Knowledge for Men, a podcast.

We explore what you can do to pursue meaningful work, strike out on your own, and pursue purposeful work.

Get ready to take notes, more great wisdom coming your way.

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Direct download: 57_Andrew_Ferebee__Work_with_Purpose.mp3
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LaRae's job was to expose foreign spies and recruit them to work for the U.S. government. Her time in the FBI taught her mental toughness that she now taps into and teaches leaders how to develop their own mental toughness.

We talk about the elements of mental toughness and what's key to building it.

We explore how mental toughness can help you advance in your careers and navigate the transitions we all face in life.

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

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Direct download: 56_LaRae_Quy__Why_Mental_Toughness_Is_a_Leader_Imperative.mp3
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