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Develop leadership skills and understand leadership development from expert interviews with transformational leaders. Leaders in the Trenches gives raw discussions that dive deep into new strategies to accelerate your company growth and your leadership abilities. Get interviews from Fortune 100 leaders to experts in various domains of marketing, sales, and leadership that allows you to explode your growth. Learn from their failures and discover the finer elements of significance that will impact your company.Guests include Daymond John, Les Brown, Michael Gerber, Jonah Berger, Bob Berg, Greg McKeown, and with the host Gene Hammett.

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Develop leadership skills and understand leadership development from expert interviews with transformational leaders. Leaders in the Trenches gives raw discussions that dive deep into new strategies to accelerate your company growth and your leadership abilities. Get interviews from Fortune 100 leaders to experts in various domains of marketing, sales, and leadership that allows you to explode your growth. Learn from their failures and discover the finer elements of significance that will impact your company.Guests include Daymond John, Les Brown, Michael Gerber, Jonah Berger, Bob Berg, Greg McKeown, and with the host Gene Hammett.

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Great podcast!

By Leeloo9999999 - Oct 29 2019
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I always love listening to Gene’s conversations as he has a way of seeing beyond what others notice and asking insightful questions of his guest. Plus he has great guests on the show who provide great insights. I highly recommend this show!

Thank you Gene for providing a great show for people who need it most!

By BrieGF - Jun 02 2017
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This show is great for entrepreneurs who need some comredary! Thank you and keep it up!

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149 Ratings
Average Ratings
140
5
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Great podcast!

By Leeloo9999999 - Oct 29 2019
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I always love listening to Gene’s conversations as he has a way of seeing beyond what others notice and asking insightful questions of his guest. Plus he has great guests on the show who provide great insights. I highly recommend this show!

Thank you Gene for providing a great show for people who need it most!

By BrieGF - Jun 02 2017
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This show is great for entrepreneurs who need some comredary! Thank you and keep it up!
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Growth Think Tank (fka "Leaders in the Trenches")

Latest release on Jan 28, 2020

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Develop leadership skills and understand leadership development from expert interviews with transformational leaders. Leaders in the Trenches gives raw discussions that dive deep into new strategies to accelerate your company growth and your leadership abilities. Get interviews from Fortune 100 leaders to experts in various domains of marketing, sales, and leadership that allows you to explode your growth. Learn from their failures and discover the finer elements of significance that will impact your company.Guests include Daymond John, Les Brown, Michael Gerber, Jonah Berger, Bob Berg, Greg McKeown, and with the host Gene Hammett.

Rank #1: How to Develop Employees To Quick Productivity with Tyler Convey at MDStaffers

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When you develop employees, you must invest in their skills. If you want to speed up the time to effectiveness, you must be intentional to develop employees. My guest today is Tyler Convey, CEO of MDStaffers. His company was ranked #49 in the 2019 Inc 5000 list. We talk about how to develop employees. Tyler shares some mistakes he has made as a leader that you can learn from. Now is the time to be proactive to develop employees so they can help you drive the business forward.

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Jan 06 2020

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Rank #2: Creating a Culture of Ownership with Breezy Griffith at Skinny Dipped

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The way your people engage and communicate shapes the culture. Culture is also about how they get work done. In a culture of ownership, you have people that are willing to go beyond responsibility. A culture of ownership is where people feel the pride and commitment to work like they are owners -- even if they aren't. My guest today is Breezy Griffith, Co-founder of Skinny Dipped. Her company was ranked #32 in the 2019 Inc 5000 list. Skinny Dipped started early as a "family affair." As they grew, they wanted to make sure they were intentional about creating a culture of ownership. Discover how Breezy leads the team to feel ownership. We talk about the importance of a culture of ownership if you want to grow fast.

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Dec 02 2019

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Rank #3: How to Video - 4 Simple Steps to Achieve Your Goals this Year

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Do you want to achieve your goals this year? Have you ever wanted to hit a target or make a goal, but you missed it. Today, I share with you a straight forward process to achieve your goals. Go behind the scenes with me as I set my goals for the year. I will share the simple tools which consist of three pieces of paper to help you achieve your goals. Please don't leave it to chance. I will also give you three power questions to will help you leverage all of yourself to achieve your goals.

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#AchieveYourGoals #Year2020 #Leadership #GHepisode506 #GTTepisodes #Podcasts

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Jan 07 2020

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Rank #4: Ownership Requires Everyone To Have a Seat At The Table with Pete Maldonado at Chomps

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What would happen if you gave everyone a seat at the table? I know from experience what happens when you don't give your people a seat at the table. My guest today is Pete Maldonado, Founder of Chomps. His company was ranked #22 in the 2019 Inc 5000 list. Pete shares the benefits of everyone having a seat at the table. We talk about the fast-growth of Chomps and why it is so essential for everyone to have a seat at the table.

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Nov 14 2019

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Rank #5: Behind the Scenes: The Difference in Being Thankful and Being Grateful

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Today, I share a story of how I learned the difference in being thankful and being grateful. I go back almost ten years to recall this story that my mentor taught me while I was in coach training. You will also get some extras on the power of being grateful. In this season of Thanksgiving, being grateful is commonplace. However, I believe that being grateful is something we must do regularly.

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Nov 26 2019

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Rank #6: Put People Over Profits to Drive Growth with Josh Levin at Empowered Electric

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Most leaders that profit and revenues are the most crucial factors for company growth. These same people often have a limited view of what it takes to grow a business. However, putting people over profits has proven to drive growth. My guest today is Josh Levin, Founder of Empowered Electric. His company was ranked #210 in the 2019 Inc 5000 list. His success in company growth is hard to deny. But Josh is most proud is that his company clearly puts people over profits. In our interview, we talk about the strategy of people over profits. Learn how Josh sees his job as a leader. Discover the importance of caring for people. If you want your company to grow fast, put people over profit.

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Nov 28 2019

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Rank #7: Year End Review - 3 BIggest Lessons on Leadership and Growth from Inc5000 Leaders

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Looking back at your past is a powerful tool in leadership. The bIggest lessons on leadership come when we get radically honest with ourselves. I want to give you a look into my year in review with my goals and milestones. I also share the bIggest lessons on leadership from hundreds of interviews. Please tune in to see my process for starting the new year and looking back at the reality of the previous year. I also make some big announcements about what 2020 will look like.

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Jan 01 2020

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Rank #8: Behind the Scenes: Developing Leadership Rituals

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We have things we do each day that define who we are. Your leadership rituals are just as important as any other rituals you have. This is the holiday season, and our rituals often make us happy. These traditions often allow us to reflect on life and give it to others. When you think about your leadership rituals, you want to select them with care. You also want to be mindful of the rituals that empower you and those that don't. Today, I share some of the top leadership rituals that you will allow you to be a stronger leader.

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#BTS #LeadershipRituals #SoloEpisode #GHepisode494 #GTTepisodes #Podcasts

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Dec 10 2019

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Rank #9: Becoming an Energetic and Healthy Leader with Angelo Poli at Metpro

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Your job as a leader requires you to have stamina and mental clarity. Your best strategy for increasing your energy and being a healthy leader is to focus on your nutrition. Recently, I started a journey to be a healthy leader for my team, my family, and mostly for myself. My guest today is Angelo Poli, founder of MetPro. They are focused on the science of transformation. We talk about why being a healthy leader is essential. We look at some of the mistakes we make as leaders. I dive deep into Angelo's program for losing weight and transforming your body in today's episode. If you want to be a healthy leader, tune in and prepare to be changed.

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#HealthyLeaders #Leadership #GHepisode498 #GTTepisodes #Podcasts

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Dec 19 2019

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Rank #10: Creating a Culture of a Learning Organization with Mike Gentile at Ciscoshare

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Do you want your people to be continually improving? Well, you want to create a learning organization that is ingrained in your culture. It starts with hiring people that are confident enough to share their skills and expertise with others. It also takes a committed leadership that appreciates learning in everything you do. My guest today is Mike Gentile, Founder, and CEO of Ciscoshare. His company was ranked #88 in the 2019 Inc 5000 list. Discover how why he wanted a learning organization. We talk about the importance of the culture of learning to be a central part of their fast growth. We also talk about being a socially conscious organization and how they uniquely give back to their community with their capability of being a learning organization.

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#LearningOrganizations #Culture #GHepisode486 #GTTepisodes #Podcasts

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Nov 21 2019

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Rank #11: Why is Culture important with Johnny Owens at Owens Recovery Science

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Have you ever wondered, "why is culture important?" Culture for some companies is an afterthought. I talk to many fast-growth companies, and they know the importance of culture. Today we talk about why is culture important with Johnny Owens, founder of Owens Recovery Science. His company is #136 on the 2019 Inc 5000 list. Johnny shares with us how he looks at culture. His company has grown very fast, and the team is relatively small. Tune in to the interview to hear "why culture is important" if you want to grow quickly.

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Click to Tweet: Listening to an amazing episode on Growth Think Tank with featuring @johnnyowensCFI with me your host @GeneHammett http://bit.ly/JohnnyOwens 

#WhyisCultureImportant #Leadership #GHepisode492 #GTTepisodes #Podcasts

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Dec 05 2019

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Rank #12: How to Hire With Your Business Core Values with Alex McKeown at Fusion Recruiting Labs

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Today, we talk about business core values. We talk about how to hire using your business core values. My guest today is Alex McKeown, CEO of Fusion Recruiting Labs. His company was ranked #223 in the 2019 Inc 5000 list. Alex shares the importance of business core values. He talks about how he uses those values to enhance culture. Your business core values are essential to the growth of your company.

Get the show notes for How to Hire With Your Business Core Values with Alex McKeown at Fusion Recruiting Labs

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Jan 13 2020

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Rank #13: My Story from Failure to Success to Significance - Behind the Scenes Part 1

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Have you ever experienced a failure to success journey in your life? This is my story from failure to success to significance. Ten years ago, I had to deal with a huge failure that changed everything for me. We have all had defining moments that have transformed us. The failure to success journey pushes us to change. This is a look behind the scenes of what made me become a coach to successful leaders.

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#FailuretoSuccess #BehindtheScenes #Leadership #GHepisode509 #GTTepisodes #Podcasts

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Jan 14 2020

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Rank #14: Living Company Core Values with Todd Olson at Pendo

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The company's core values are more than just words on the wall. The company's core values define how you lead and make decisions. My guest today is Todd Olson, CEO of Pendo. His company was ranked #73 in the 2019 Inc 5000 list. We talk about how to develop company core values. We also discuss how to use them as a leader. In this episode, you will learn the importance of company core values and how they drive growth.

Get the show notes for Living Company Core Values with Todd Olson at Pendo

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Jan 09 2020

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Rank #15: How to Create an Organization that Adapts Quickly with Adam Petrilli at Web Presence

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You want to create an organization that adapts quickly. My guest today is Adam Petrilli, Founder of Web Presence. His company was ranked #208 in the 2019 Inc 5000 list. Discover how to create an organization that adapts quickly.

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Dec 09 2019

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Rank #16: Behind the Scenes: Invest in Yourself to Evolve as a Leader

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We all know that when you invest in yourself you get to grow in new ways. However, many people let their fears control them. Warren Buffett has said openly about the need to invest in yourself, "The most important investment you can make is in yourself." Today, I share why you must invest in yourself. I share a story about one of my clients who invested in himself in a time that was tough, but he wanted the payoff. Discover how you can get over your fear and invest in yourself as a leader.

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Dec 17 2019

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Rank #17: Behind the Scenes: Making Your Work Schedule Fit Your Lifestyle

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When and where you work play a massive role in your happiness. If you are reactive to your work schedule, you will feel like you are always behind. I believe that if you want to be the best leader you can be, you have created a work schedule that serves you. Yes, you have to work to lead your team, but how you work and when you work matters. Let me share with you some tips about your work schedule that you can leverage to improve your effectiveness. I share a story about my work schedule that will help you create your ideal work schedule.

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Dec 03 2019

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Rank #18: How to Create an Environment for Top Talent with Jared Kaplan at Opploans

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When you hire top talent, you must also give them the environment to excel. Top talent needs space to have the autonomy, and they crave a challenge. All too often, we focus on strategies and techniques to drive the company forward. However, top talent requires different leadership. My guest today is Jared Kaplan, CEO of Opploans. His company was ranked #321 in the 2019 Inc 5000 list. Jared gives us his strategies to lead top talent, which includes failing forward. We look at what is working for their company to grow the top talent and accelerate revenues.

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Jan 02 2020

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Rank #19: Creating a A No Excuses Culture to Drive Growth with Roy Dekel at SetSchedule

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What do you do with the excuses your people come up with for why they didn't make a goal? If you tolerate excuses, you will get more of them. This episode is about creating a "no excuses culture." This episode is a proactive strategy to align your company to take ownership of their work. A "no excuses culture" will generate loyalty and creativity when times are challenging. If you are tired of the excuses, this is the interview for you. My guest today is Roy Dekel, Founder of SetSchedule. His company was ranked #196 in the 2019 Inc 5000 list. We talk about Roy's approach to a no-excuses culture. Roy shares with you how he has created his no-excuses culture. We talk about using a powerful technique when excuses are tossed about. Discover how you could benefit and implement a no-excuses culture.

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Dec 12 2019

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Rank #20: How to Create an Amazing Culture with Chase Bowers at Dropified

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Having a robust culture is not a luxury in today's economy. Record low unemployment and the race for talent increases continuously. This episode is how to create an amazing culture. My guest today is Chase Bowers, Founder of Dropified. His company was ranked #55 in the 2019 Inc 5000 list. Chase and I talk about the practical principles of how to create an amazing culture. Chase shares the benefits of it too. We document the steps of how to create an amazing culture that you can follow in today's interview.

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Nov 18 2019

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My Story from Failure to Success to Significance - Behind the Scenes Part 3

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Many people believe that the journey of success to significance must be linear. As in once you achieve success, you can create significance. I discovered that success to significance is more like a dance. Success and significance are best when they work together, much like partner dancing. Today, I am sharing some of the reasons why a linear approach of success to significance is wrong. I also share what you can do to create significance in your life by sharing my story of losing it all.

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Jan 28 2020

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Continuous Improvement Culture with Johnny Owens at Owens Recovery Science

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When leaders value innovation, they often have a value for a continuous improvement culture. If you look at the products and services of your company, they have evolved over time. You might want even more innovation. You can be intentional about creating a continuous improvement culture when you understand how others do it. My guest today is Johnny Owens, Founder of Owens Recovery Science. His company was ranked #136 in the 2019 Inc 5000 list. Johnny shares his wisdom about continuous improvement. We look at the importance of a continuous improvement culture when you want your company to grow fast.

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Jan 27 2020

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Ownership Culture with Mason Arnold at CeCe's Veggie Noodle

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Going beyond accountability is what I call an ownership culture. In an ownership culture, your employees feel the pride of ownership that drives a higher degree of customer satisfaction. It also drives fast growth like today's gues. Mason Arnold is the Founder of CeCe's Veggie Noodle. His company was ranked #3 in the 2019 Inc 5000 list. Mason and I discuss the power of the ownership culture. We look at how it works inside of a fast-growth company and why it is essential. Discover how you can lead an organization that has an ownership culture.

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Jan 23 2020

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My Story from Failure to Success to Significance - Behind the Scenes Part 2

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Today's episode is what I like to call "behind the scenes" of my life. I share a personal story of a failure I had to endure. It was tough for me to share behind the scenes elements like this until I remember that being vulnerable is not a weakness. Showing your sensitive side is a sign of courage. This behind the scenes takes you right into the darkest time of my professional life. I share what happened to me and the questions I asked myself that helped me find my direction. Join me today for a look behind the scenes of my story from failure to success to significance.

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Jan 21 2020

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Why you want healthy Conflict To Create Growth with Magdiel Rodriguez at Alivi

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Embracing healthy conflict is hard to do. Often attempts at including healthy conflict within your culture fail. My guest today is Magdiel Rodriguez, CEO of Alivi. His company was ranked #300 in the 2019 Inc 5000 list. We talk about what is healthy conflict. We look at the power of it. Discover the growth benefits of healthy conflict for your company.

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Jan 20 2020

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Continuous Improvement with Chris Jacob at Gateway Genomics

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Learning is a process of continuous improvement. Leaders are often looking for strategies that activate continuous improvement across their organizations. My guest today is Chris Jacob, CEO of Gateway Genomics. His company was ranked #236 in the 2019 Inc 5000 list. Continuous improvement is not just a mantra; it is a way of working. Their products have iterated over the years to create the innovation they have now. Discover how you can engage your team to higher levels of continuous improvement.

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Jan 16 2020

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My Story from Failure to Success to Significance - Behind the Scenes Part 1

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Have you ever experienced a failure to success journey in your life? This is my story from failure to success to significance. Ten years ago, I had to deal with a huge failure that changed everything for me. We have all had defining moments that have transformed us. The failure to success journey pushes us to change. This is a look behind the scenes of what made me become a coach to successful leaders.

Get the show notes for My Story from Failure to Success to Significance - Behind the Scenes Part 1

Click to Tweet: Listening to an amazing episode on Growth Think Tank with me your host @GeneHammett http://bit.ly/part1

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Jan 14 2020

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How to Hire With Your Business Core Values with Alex McKeown at Fusion Recruiting Labs

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Today, we talk about business core values. We talk about how to hire using your business core values. My guest today is Alex McKeown, CEO of Fusion Recruiting Labs. His company was ranked #223 in the 2019 Inc 5000 list. Alex shares the importance of business core values. He talks about how he uses those values to enhance culture. Your business core values are essential to the growth of your company.

Get the show notes for How to Hire With Your Business Core Values with Alex McKeown at Fusion Recruiting Labs

Click to Tweet: Listening to an amazing episode on Growth Think Tank with featuring @AlexMcKeown79 with me your host @GeneHammett http://bit.ly/AlexMcKeown

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Jan 13 2020

28mins

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Living Company Core Values with Todd Olson at Pendo

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The company's core values are more than just words on the wall. The company's core values define how you lead and make decisions. My guest today is Todd Olson, CEO of Pendo. His company was ranked #73 in the 2019 Inc 5000 list. We talk about how to develop company core values. We also discuss how to use them as a leader. In this episode, you will learn the importance of company core values and how they drive growth.

Get the show notes for Living Company Core Values with Todd Olson at Pendo

Click to Tweet: Listening to an amazing episode on Growth Think Tank featuring @tolson with me your host @GeneHammett http://bit.ly/GTTep507

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Jan 09 2020

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How to Video - 4 Simple Steps to Achieve Your Goals this Year

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Do you want to achieve your goals this year? Have you ever wanted to hit a target or make a goal, but you missed it. Today, I share with you a straight forward process to achieve your goals. Go behind the scenes with me as I set my goals for the year. I will share the simple tools which consist of three pieces of paper to help you achieve your goals. Please don't leave it to chance. I will also give you three power questions to will help you leverage all of yourself to achieve your goals.

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Jan 07 2020

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How to Develop Employees To Quick Productivity with Tyler Convey at MDStaffers

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When you develop employees, you must invest in their skills. If you want to speed up the time to effectiveness, you must be intentional to develop employees. My guest today is Tyler Convey, CEO of MDStaffers. His company was ranked #49 in the 2019 Inc 5000 list. We talk about how to develop employees. Tyler shares some mistakes he has made as a leader that you can learn from. Now is the time to be proactive to develop employees so they can help you drive the business forward.

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Jan 06 2020

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How to Create an Environment for Top Talent with Jared Kaplan at Opploans

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When you hire top talent, you must also give them the environment to excel. Top talent needs space to have the autonomy, and they crave a challenge. All too often, we focus on strategies and techniques to drive the company forward. However, top talent requires different leadership. My guest today is Jared Kaplan, CEO of Opploans. His company was ranked #321 in the 2019 Inc 5000 list. Jared gives us his strategies to lead top talent, which includes failing forward. We look at what is working for their company to grow the top talent and accelerate revenues.

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Jan 02 2020

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Year End Review - 3 BIggest Lessons on Leadership and Growth from Inc5000 Leaders

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Looking back at your past is a powerful tool in leadership. The bIggest lessons on leadership come when we get radically honest with ourselves. I want to give you a look into my year in review with my goals and milestones. I also share the bIggest lessons on leadership from hundreds of interviews. Please tune in to see my process for starting the new year and looking back at the reality of the previous year. I also make some big announcements about what 2020 will look like.

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Jan 01 2020

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Establish Your Executive Leadership Team For Faster Growth with Jason Hennessey at Hennessey Digital

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Your executive leadership team can make your company or break it. Hiring the executive leadership team is the process of finding people with the right experience, values, and fit for your company stage. You want to hire your executive leadership team slowly and develop them with strong leadership. My guest today is Jason Hennessey, Founder of Hennessey Digital. His company was ranked #290 in the 2019 Inc 5000 list. Jason's company has grown fast because of a strong executive leadership team. When he realized that he needed to put his trust in others, he knew it would take an understanding of his leadership. Tune in to our conversation as we talk about aligning the executive leadership team to the company goals.

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Dec 30 2019

20mins

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Persistence Drives Growth with James Heller at Wrapify

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Persistence is needed more than ever as everything is changing fast. Those people that have persistence will drive the company goals forward. Part of the formula is hiring people that already have a natural dose of persistence inside them. You also have to lead them to increase their confidence too. My guest today is James Heller, Founder of Wrapify. His company was ranked #309 in the 2019 Inc 5000 list. Discover how James sees persistence in his fast-growth company. We talk about the ins and outs of persistence.

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Dec 26 2019

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The 500th Episode: A Look Back At My Favorite Moments and Guests on the Podcast

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WOW! Today marks the 500th episode of the show, and I am beaming with pride. I took a journey back at the past episodes and the fantastic guests that have been on the show. Best selling authors, amazing speakers, leaders in the trenches (pun intended), and so many get topics. Today, I am honored to share with you the 500th episode of the podcast. Join me and walk down memory lane. I might share some key episodes that you have missed.

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Dec 24 2019

41mins

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Transparent Leadership Creates Trust with Adam LaBarbera at EETechMedia

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Transparent leadership creates trust with your people. When you embrace openness within everything, you have a chance to create a remarkable culture. Employees feel heard and valued. The transparent leader must be courageous. My guest today is Adam LaBarbera, CEO of EETechMedia. His company was ranked #301 in the 2019 Inc 5000 list. We talk about the power of being a transparent leader. Adam shares his journey to figuring it out. Discover why being a transparent leader drives company growth.

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Dec 23 2019

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Becoming an Energetic and Healthy Leader with Angelo Poli at Metpro

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Your job as a leader requires you to have stamina and mental clarity. Your best strategy for increasing your energy and being a healthy leader is to focus on your nutrition. Recently, I started a journey to be a healthy leader for my team, my family, and mostly for myself. My guest today is Angelo Poli, founder of MetPro. They are focused on the science of transformation. We talk about why being a healthy leader is essential. We look at some of the mistakes we make as leaders. I dive deep into Angelo's program for losing weight and transforming your body in today's episode. If you want to be a healthy leader, tune in and prepare to be changed.

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Dec 19 2019

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Behind the Scenes: Invest in Yourself to Evolve as a Leader

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We all know that when you invest in yourself you get to grow in new ways. However, many people let their fears control them. Warren Buffett has said openly about the need to invest in yourself, "The most important investment you can make is in yourself." Today, I share why you must invest in yourself. I share a story about one of my clients who invested in himself in a time that was tough, but he wanted the payoff. Discover how you can get over your fear and invest in yourself as a leader.

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Dec 17 2019

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Discover Why Employee First Works with James Dowd at Iuvo Logistics

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Our people are the most valuable aspects of our businesses. It more than their hard work and even their output. However, customer first has dominated much of the leadership for many decades. "Employee First" is a model of leadership where people are put ahead of the strategy, technology, profits, and even customers. My guest today is James Dowd, Co-Founder of Iuvo Logistics. His company was ranked #310 in the 2019 Inc 5000 list. Discover the benefits of "Employee First" beyond happy employees. James shares how he created a new model within his industry and the improvement of his retention rate. "Employee First" may be foreign to you, but it could be the key to new growth.

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Dec 16 2019

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Great podcast!

By Leeloo9999999 - Oct 29 2019
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I always love listening to Gene’s conversations as he has a way of seeing beyond what others notice and asking insightful questions of his guest. Plus he has great guests on the show who provide great insights. I highly recommend this show!

Thank you Gene for providing a great show for people who need it most!

By BrieGF - Jun 02 2017
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This show is great for entrepreneurs who need some comredary! Thank you and keep it up!