On this episode of Business Insanity Talk Radio, we first talk about how the best leaders inspire people, and it's a lot simpler than you might think! Then, we talk about how to find productivity and true happiness in an age of distraction. Plus, in Illinois and in many states around the country, a higher minimum wage is coming. We'll take a look at its impact on small business and the economy. Finally, is there such a thing as luck? Well in small business, we'll show you how to make your own luck.
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Segment 1: Kristi Hedges is a nationally recognized expert in leadership communications. She coaches CEOs and senior executives at leading global companies, and her workshops and keynotes have reached thousands of leaders in various industries, from the Fortune 500 to the United States government to nonprofits. She is the founder of The Hedges Company and the author of "The Power of Presence" and "The Inspiration Code".
1:15 – How do small business owners inspire their employees?
2:00 – Why listening is the #1 rated inspirational behavior.
3:45 – Small moments have the biggest impact.
6:15 – Inspirational leadership advice for introverts.
8:30 – Why is technology killing inspiration?
Segment 2: Jennifer Gibbs is a Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Her work has been published in leading journals from a variety of disciplines. She has given many invited talks and is quoted regularly in national media outlets including ABC News, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post.
15:30 – We are living in an age of distraction. Is technology to blame?
17:00 – Societal pressures impacting our work and personal lives.
19:30 – How to live a more productive and happier life.
21:30 – The importance of learning how to be bored.
22:30 – How do you figure out which activities rejuvenate you?
Segment 3: Mason Cole is a founding partner at the law firm Cole Sadkin.
31:15 – Is a $15 minimum wage better for the economy than welfare?
32:30 – Why does Illinois have one of the lowest hiring rates in the country?
35:00 – How can we encourage small businesses to hire employees despite the higher wage?
Segment 4: Barry Moltz shares how to get your business unstuck.
40:30 – Do any of these sound familiar?
41:15 – How to take your business to the next level.
42:45 – What's in the Unstuck course?
46:00 – Special offer code. To learn more visit, www.barrymoltz.com/unstuck
Segment 5: James Oliver, Jr. is the. Founder of WeMontage.com, the world's only website that turns your photos into removable wallpaper, and author of "The More You Hustle, The Luckier You Get: You CAN Be a Successful Parentpreneur."
49:50 – Is there such a thing as luck?
50:45 – The more you hustle, the luckier you get!
51:00 – How WeMontage got featured on the TODAY Show and Good Morning America..