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OutsideVoices with Mark Bidwell

In OutsideVoices Mark Bidwell talks to remarkable and compelling leaders from the worlds of business, exploration, arts, sports, and academia. In these conversations he explores topics of fundamental importance to many of us today, both in work and in life, topics ranging from leadership and performance to creativity and growth. OutsideVoices has a clear purpose: to bring fresh and diverse perspectives that help listeners navigate the world we live in.
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Jun 28, 2016

Gillian Zoe Segal is the author of Getting There: A Book of Mentors. In the book, Gillian interviews incredibly successful entrepreneurs, mentors and people like Warren Buffett, to discover their secrets to success and innovation. On today's show, she discusses some of the insights into the lives of these successful and driven people and talks on what truly makes them tick.

  • 02:35 - Why did Gillian write Getting There?
  • 03:10 - You don't need to know where you're heading when you're starting out.
  • 03:45 - Successful people have a very fluid mindset and they're open to change.
  • 05:35 - Everybody in Gillian's book is an entrepreneur and a trail blazer.
  • 06:30 - How does innovation really happen?
  • 06:45 - All of Gillian's entrepreneurs question everything and they don't blindly follow others.
  • 07:20 - Gillian talks about Warren Buffett.
  • 10:20 - How important is luck?
  • 12:15 - Get ready to hear the word 'no' multiple times.
  • 13:05 - Resilience is the key to success.
  • 14:35 - Gillian was so confident in what she was doing, she didn't mind the word 'no'. Her drive kept her going for five years, which is how long it took to complete the book.
  • 15:35 - You have to believe in your product.
  • 17:35 - What advice does Gillian have for executives who are struggling to make an impact?
  • 18:45 - If you remember who you are, you can do anything.
  • 19:40 - You have to create your own opportunities.
  • 21:00 - Don't let the fear of failure deter you.
  • 22:15 - If you don't want to quit at least once a month, you're not trying hard enough.
  • 25:00 - If Gillian had to do this all over again, who would she put in the book?
  • 27:25 - How did Gillian manage to interview all these people for her book?
  • 29:05 - Surround yourself with high-grade people.
  • 30:15 - What are Gillian's morning rituals?
  • 30:25 - What has Gillian changed her mind about recently?
  • 31:25 - What advice does Gillian have for her 25-year-old self?
  • 33:25 - What's Gillian's next project? That's a secret for right now!

FULL SHOW NOTES: http://innovationecosystem.com/gillian-zoe-segal/

Jun 21, 2016

Gerard Adams is known as The Millennial Mentor and is a thought leader, serial entrepreneur, angel investor, and philanthropist. He co-founded the popular online news platform Elite Daily and sold it for $50 million to The Daily Mail. At only 30 years old, he has backed 9 companies and has made 7 figures in revenue. Discover his story in today's podcast.

  • 02:30 - How did Gerard get started?
  • 03:50 - Gerard learned to be a leader through his father.
  • 04:50 - Gerard's father was always hiding notes for Gerard to find and be inspired by.
  • 08:10 - How did Gerard start Elite Daily?
  • 11:00 - Gerard talks about the 2008 crash and how it affected his friends and his business.
  • 13:45 - Elite Daily was acquired by the Daily Mail for 50 million.
  • 16:50 - After joining a Tony Robbins seminar, Gerard was inspired to become a leader for this generation.
  • 17:55 - Gerard shares a bit of light on Millennials and their relationship with employment.
  • 20:25 - The way we communicate is changing, the technology is changing, but what hasn't changed is the grit and the hard work involved.
  • 20:45 - Millennials want to bring their dreams to work, but is this a myth?
  • 23:15 - How did Gerard build the right company culture for Millennials?
  • 26:50 - Stuck in a cubicle? Don't miss out on Gerard's advice here.
  • 28:05 - Gerard talks about his web series, Leaders Create Leaders.
  • 31:35 - What are Gerard's morning rituals?
  • 32:15 - What has Gerard changed his mind about recently?
  • 35:35 - What advice does Gerard have for a young Millennial? Don't procrastinate.

FULL SHOW NOTES: http://innovationecosystem.com/gerard-adams

Jun 7, 2016

Scott Peltin is founder and chief performance officer of Tignum, a company that helps his executive clients achieve their full potential. He's worked with CEOs, C-level executives, professional athletes, and many top leaders to improve their performance and sustainability. Prior to founding Tignum in 2005, Scott worked on the front-line for over 25 years as a firefighter and as a captain, and later led his crews as a battalion and division chief in the Phoenix Fire Department.

  • 02:20 - How did Scott get started?
  • 03:55 - Why is leadership not taught?
  • 05:55 - Scott shares an example of the kind of work he provides and how he helps CEOs succeed.
  • 10:50 - What happened to Bob six months after Scott's training? He finally has the tools he needs to handle difficult situations.
  • 13:00 - What can someone do straightaway to recover from their stressful lives?
  • 14:45 - Beware of the stories you tell yourself.
  • 18:20 - What happens if people are constantly grabbing your attention in the hallways? Scott has a solution for you.
  • 21:00 - Mindset is contagious. Let's talk mindset.
  • 27:00 - Do generations work differently in the workplace?
  • 29:15 - When multitasking, you have to feed the brain the right nutrients in order to succeed.
  • 30:30 - What's the next wave of performance technology going to be?
  • 35:50 - Don't forget to sign up to Scott's newsletter as he offers a ton of great insights.
  • 35:55 - What are Scott's morning rituals?
  • 37:40 - What have you changed your mind about recently?
  • 39:30 - What advice would Scott give his 25-year-old self?

FULL SHOW NOTES: http://innovationecosystem.com/scott-peltin

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