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    • Kory Kogon on Using Technology Wisely

    • By: Kory Kogon
    • Narrated by: Dave Summers
    • Length: 23 mins
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    In this episode of AMA Edgewise, we talk to Kory Kogon, one of the coauthors of The 5 Choices: The Path Extraordinary Productivity. Kory explains why it is both easier and harder to achieve extraordinary productivity. In a business world filled with technology made to increase productivity, those same tools somehow take control over your day. Kory Kogon and her coauthors illustrate the framework necessary to take back control of your workday through the 5 Choices.

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    • Josh Linkner on Thinking About What Can Be

    • By: Josh Linkner
    • Narrated by: Dave Summers
    • Length: 18 mins
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    In The Road to Reinvention: How to Drive Disruption and Accelerate Transformation, author Josh Linkner discusses re-inventing, creating something anew, and imagining what "can-be" instead of "what-is". Linkner suggests several strategies for re-invention, but one of the most important is the habit of pushing the envelope and having an ongoing re-invention approach, where companies are constantly changing all aspects of their business.

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    • Josh Linker is brilliant but...

    • By StayCuriousStayOpen on 01-07-15

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    • Geoff Colvin on Why Talent Is Overrated

    • By: Geoff Colvin
    • Narrated by: Dave Summers
    • Length: 12 mins
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    Why are some people - Tiger Woods, Warren Buffett, Yo-Yo Ma - so incredibly accomplished at what they do, while millions of others in those same fields never become very good? Why are some people so extraordinarily creative and innovative? Why can some continue to perform great at ages when conventional wisdom would deem it impossible? Those are the questions Geoff Colvin set out to answer in Talent is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers From Everybody Else.

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    • John C. Maxwell on Living Intentionally

    • By: John C. Maxwell
    • Narrated by: Dave Summers
    • Length: 19 mins
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    John Maxwell doesn't want you to set goals. Goals, once met, tend to stagnate. Even the process of setting a new goal takes up too much time. Instead he wants you to be growth oriented. If you live your life with the intention of always being better, the results will get you further than any goal you set.

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    • David Clemons & Michael Kroth on Managing Your Mobile Workforce

    • By: David Clemons, Michael Kroth
    • Narrated by: Dave Summers
    • Length: 15 mins
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    It's a challenge to lead any employee but when a large number of them are mobile and don't even show up in the office, the stakes are raised even further. Today's technology makes it easier but David Clemons and Michael Kroth want to remind you that cell phones and email are tools, not a solution. The smartest leaders don't just hand their employees a Blackberry and send them on their way.

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    • Kristi Hedges on Establishing Executive Presence

    • By: Kristi Hedges
    • Narrated by: Dave Summers
    • Length: 13 mins
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    According to Kristi, anyone can refine their presence and become a leader in their domain through commitment and authenticity. Kristi explains how to perform a "presence audit" to assess how others perceive you and how to apply that feedback towards developing a unique professional reputation. Listen and discover how to take initiative, be a visionary, and lead.

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    • Howard Gardner on the Need for Multiple "Minds"

    • By: Howard Gardner
    • Narrated by: Dave Summers
    • Length: 14 mins
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    Howard Gardner is the John H. and Elisabeth A. Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He also holds positions as Adjunct Professor of Psychology at Harvard University and Senior Director of Harvard Project Zero.

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    • Alex Tapscott on the Blockchain Revolution

    • By: Alex Tapscott
    • Narrated by: Dave Summers
    • Length: 19 mins
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    You've probably heard of bitcoin, probably as a means of payment for shady business deals. Bitcoin is about to get a lot more legit as the ways of ensuring cyber security and trust become more and more evolved. Alex Tapscott, author of Blockchain Revolution, joins us to talk about this emerging technology that's about to be adapted to all aspects of our online lives.

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    • Carmine Gallo on Storytelling

    • By: Carmine Gallo
    • Narrated by: Dave Summers
    • Length: 17 mins
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    At Cisco, employees aren't promoted above a certain level unless they've shown, with quantifiable data, that they're able to connect with their customers. Not every company is this extreme, but being able to connect with coworkers, vendors, and customers is crucial to success at work. Carmine Gallo is here to talk about his new book and how being able to tell a great and compelling story is a key skill in today's workplace.

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    • Donald and Jim Kirkpatrick on the Four Levels of Effective Training

    • By: Donald Kirkpatrick, Jim Kirkpatrick
    • Narrated by: Dave Summers
    • Length: 14 mins
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    The Kirkpatrick four-level evaluation model focuses on four key areas: reaction, learning, behavior and results - with each successive level representing a more precise measure of the effectiveness of a training program. Listen to the Kirkpatricks as they walk through each step of the model and describe its practical application to the business environment.

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    • Greg Bennett on How to "Close" a Consultative Sales Deal

    • By: Greg Bennett
    • Narrated by: Dave Summers
    • Length: 17 mins
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    Greg Bennett has been a top sales trainer, consultant, strategist and coach since 1988. He is the author of the book Consultative Closing, which offers simple steps that build sales-client relationships while winning even the toughest sales.

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    • Dan Pink on the Modus Operandi of Motivation

    • By: Dan Pink
    • Narrated by: Dave Summers
    • Length: 13 mins
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    Work + produce = reward. This is thought to be the algorithm that inspires efficiency across the workforce. In this episode of Edgewise, best-selling author Dan Pink discusses his findings, based on over 40 years of research: that the stimulus for success isn't just the almighty dollar, but the presence of autonomy, mastery, and purpose in an employees work life.

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    • Tom Redman on Using Data to Drive Results

    • By: Tom Redman
    • Narrated by: Dave Summers
    • Length: 9 mins
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    In Data Driven, Thomas Redman, the "Data Doc," shows how to leverage and deploy data to sharpen your company's competitive edge and drive its profitability.

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    • Mark Royal and Tom Agnew on Maximizing Employee Engagement

    • By: Mark Royal, Tom Agnew
    • Narrated by: Dave Summers
    • Length: 16 mins
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    Organizations are always looking to get the best out of employees, but the traditional means of doing so may be all wrong. Mark Royal and Tom Agnew, authors of the book, Enemy of Engagement, think that strong and forward-looking managers enable their employees to channel their extra or discretionary efforts productively. They talk about how to feed your team's desire to feel accomplished, create better support levels, and combat the common causes that lead to lack of employee engagement.

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    • Steven Kotler and Jamie Wheal on Optimizing Your Consciousness

    • By: Stephen Kotler, Jamie Wheal
    • Narrated by: Dave Summers
    • Length: 29 mins
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    Extasis is an ancient Greek word that refers to non-ordinary states of consciousness. While not all methods of achieving extasis are work friendly, having access to higher thought processes to solve problems creatively is a skill any employer would be happy to encourage. Steven Kotler and Jamie Wheal, authors of the new book Stealing Fire, are here to talk about how to tap into these resources and also why so many CEOs keep going to Burning Man.

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    • By Amazon Customer on 07-20-18

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    • Jaynie Smith on Competitive Advantage

    • By: Dave Summers
    • Narrated by: Dave Summers, Jaynie Smith
    • Length: 16 mins
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    Jaynie L. Smith is the author of Creating Competitive Advantage and president of Smart Advantage, Inc., a marketing/management consultancy whose clients range from mid-sized to Fortune 500 companies. She consults nationally and internationally with CEOs and executives, helping their businesses define competitive advantages.

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    • she's amazing and makes it's so simple love it

    • By cyberdiva on 02-15-18

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    • Mark Murphy on Making Feedback Bearable

    • By: Mark Murphy
    • Narrated by: Dave Summers
    • Length: 22 mins
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    Handling feedback, both giving and receiving, is one of the most difficult parts of office life. Mark Murphy, author of Truth at Work, has looked into the science of why we hate hearing feedback and has some ways we can deliver even the toughest messages in a way that will get through.

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    • Mark Murphy on How to Get to Where You Want to Be

    • By: Mark Murphy
    • Narrated by: Dave Summers
    • Length: 19 mins
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    To Mark Murphy, the key to success is visualization, for personal goals as well as business goals. If you're training for a marathon, it's helpful to imagine crossing the finish line. The same is true for business. If the company has goals, it's up to the managers to paint a picture of success that inspires the employees, gets them motivated, and helps them meet that goal.

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    • Kim Scott on Radical Candor

    • By: Kim Scott
    • Narrated by: Dave Summers
    • Length: 29 mins
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    As a manager, there's a fine line to walk between being friendly and being helpful. That line gets even more blurry for women in the workforce. Kim Scott, author of Radical Candor, joins us with how to walk that line, how to provide even negative feedback while still remembering your colleagues' humanity.

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    • Steven Pressfield on Doing the Work

    • By: Steven Pressfield
    • Narrated by: Dave Summers
    • Length: 12 mins
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    How many brilliant projects have you begun in your mind? In this episode of Edgewise, author Steven Pressfield discusses his latest book, Do the Work, which is geared to be a mental boot camp that kick starts artists and entrepreneurs out of their heads and into action. Steven takes on public enemy number one, resistance, which comes in the form of fear of failure for some, or research paralysis for others.

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    • Waste of a line in my library

    • By Ernie on 07-01-15

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