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Zach Schaefer

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Zach Schaefer - Identify, Select, and Retain Top Talent

Exit Coach Radio

Dr. Zach Schaefer, Founder and CEO of Spark the Discussion, is a talent optimization and behavioral science expert. Dr. Z is also an award winning professional speaker and recently retired tenured professor. His mission is to help companies execute their goals with excellence. Dr. Z has important insight to share with business owners regarding team building and finding a suitable successor.  In his interview, Dr. Z discusses behavioral science and its application in the workplace. Culture can make or break a company, so building the right team should not be taken lightly. Dr. Z explains some behavioral science assessment tools and how they can be used to optimize your teams. He also shares some musings from his fascinating book, “American Creativity.” Your carefully chosen team can help your business grow even after you’ve left the business, don’t miss Dr. Z’s tips for building the best team you can. 1-Minute Sections: 5:36-6:20: How behavioral science applies to the workplace. 6:50-7:53: The shocking accuracy of behavioral science tools. 9:15-10:19: Characteristics of a good successor.  11:21-12:34: Tips for smoother transitions within family businesses.


7 Jul 2021

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S2E6: Zach Schaefer - Under Construction

Under Construction: Stories of the Journey to Success

This episode features Zach Schaefer, founder and CEO of Spark the Discussion, and a longtime trusted partner of the KeeleyU program.   Zach shares his thoughts on how passion plays into career choice, day to day action, and overall job and life satisfaction. We have a high energy discussion about trust and emotions during stressful times. Enjoy the episode!!! You can connect with Zach by email: zach@sparkthediscussion.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/zschaefer/ 


29 Mar 2021

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#99 - Zach Schaefer - Communication, Conflict Resolution, Talent Optimization, Roles and Goals

Leading From the Arch

 Get Out of Your Cubicle! Thank you to our Sponsor - Polaris Solutions Work smarter, move faster, and achieve more. http://www.polarissolutions.com PODCAST CAN BE FOUND AT: http://www.polarissolutions.com/podcast Follow us on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwR1VzUO0W7r4C0XZAHb-FA Podcast: http://www.anchor.fm/outfromthecube Follow Zach Schaefer: LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/zschaefer/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/SparkSolver Website: http://www.sparkthediscussion.com Books: https://www.amazon.com/Zachary-A-Schaefer/e/B00MC9AI0O?ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_3&qid=1559227755&sr=8-3 Follow George Evjen: LinkedIn: http://www.linkedIn.com/in/gevjen Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/gevjen Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/outfromthecube Subscribe to our Channel Here: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwR1VzUO0W7r4C0XZAHb-FA?sub_confirmation=1


30 May 2019