We are rehearsed at parents. We can't leave them by we say how we say it and what our actions are saying. There's a common phrase I can't hear what you're saying because your actions speak so proud me. What are your actions saying to your children?
Leading even though you don't have the experience, or know all the answers, or know the exact steps to be taken is still valuable for you. Leadership successes &failures give you experience in leading others.
When applying to change your job or to get a new career you want to put in the work. That means waking up, getting ready for the day and treating it like a full time job. You'll be researching companies, applying online, looking for jobs in newspapers, on Facebook, talking to local recruiters, networking online and face-to-face & letting people know you're on the market.
Constantly be learning though reading 1 page each day, listening to a podcast, watching a YouTube, etc. Our network is only as strong as our weakest connections. Reach out to 2 people each day to stay connected. Ask others their stories & listen
My thoughts on changing your job is to 1st connect with recruiters and HR professionals face to face. Then to clean up your LinkedIn profile, and connect with recruiters and HR professionals on LinkedIn. There's no "perfect" spot, position, company or position. You're finding the next best move.
In this episode I talk about seizing the day! Our present is a collection of our wins and losses, successes and failures. That's what brought us to today. Our future is determined by what we do today. Our past is the is not a determining factor of our future life.
Social media allows us to connect with people in a meaningful way. We have an opportunity to share with others our interests and opinions. Trying to convince everyone to like us or what we're intrested in is a waste of time & effort. It's about building audience and a network of like minded individuals. Remember it's engagement, engagement, engagement
Have a look at your daily habits. Do they add to your overall energy? Do you have good eating habits? Is your food giving you energy? Do you have a good sleeping schedule? Are you avoiding things that can make you addicted? Are you taking all your vacation? Our habits affect our ability to be motivated and energized, and what we're working on. Last, focus on leveraging your strengths on a daily basis.
Leaders have to be comfortable not having all the answers in order to leverage the specific skills and talents of those they work with. As a leader you end up facilitating conversations and meetings to get all these ideas out from your team in order to rally around one vision.
Personal development shouldn't stress us out or leave us feeling in adequate. It's completely normal to feel like your not where you wanna be. We have to have a look at our daily decisions to map our future.
Look for jobs on LinkedIn and Facebook group pages. Make sure your LinkedIn profile showcases your talents. Have it read like a resume. Post up videos and articles showing your talents and skills. Keep your online and offline network strong and stay connected. Add value to others.
Even when you enjoy work, it's still work. Find a way to marry your passions with what you do in your profession. Leaders have the ability to translate the vision to others. They understand it's not about products or services, it's about the development of people
Are you moved by following your likes & avoiding your dislikes in work? Confucius had a saying, "love what you do and you'll never work a day in your life." Leverage the internet to find your passions & share that with the world.
In our careers we want to drive towards those skills that will develop us. That might mean going to a conference, moving positions or even leaving your current company. Take control over your own professional development.
In preparation for this Friday's Q&A with Keri Anne I reflect upon leadership in healthcare. There's no value in thinking yourself above others. Humility is crucial especially when working in a group setting.
In the pursuit of person vollman we must take time to figuratively sharpen our saw. That might mean taking vacation, eating better, be more active, get more sleep. In order to put different steps of success we must evaluate and judge our decisions whether they are truly productive for ourself or are we living in default mode from what we've seen from others.
You can have a strong social media presence. We've got to prioritize what gets accomplished. Wins & mistakes of life have brought us here to where wee are today. How we use those W & L in the present define our future.
Update your profile pic, treat your page like a digital resume, talk of your accomplishments, use pics, videos & articles to showcase your skills, use the search function to find that ideal company or position & buoys your network face to face and digitally.
Critical conversations are necessary as a leader with those who report to you. Giving critical feedback when a deadline is missed is a huge opportunity to make sure they are properly being developed. As a leader you're in the people building business.
The Beast Within You comes to share his story with us. Going through some financial hardships & physical obstacles. He fighting from the bottom, & documenting hiss process to the top. He focused on build the daily habits of success
Accept your place in life. Make decisions that move you where you want to go. Overcome your limiting beliefs. Ignore those doubting comments. Battle against any preconceived notions about not accomplishing what you desire. Culture can be another obstacle to overcome
Call-ins To The Madison Segments. While driving down to Madison (about 2 hr 45 min drive) I have 11 segments surrounding relationships & communication. These are the various call-ins from those segments.
5 closest relationships, People reflect their fears, learn from the successes & failures of others, adjust your ambitions as needed, live in the abundance of the word AND & not at the tyranny of the word OR, be a great pilot you have a great co-pilot, get in a good place post breakup or post divorce, communication, moving beyond the hurt, single & ready to mingle, & have supporters. This is The Madison Segments
Get yourself in a good place emotionally after a breakup or divorce. Be a better communicator by listening. Remember 2 ears & 1 Mouth - use in that ratio. As a parent be a giver & pass along positivity
The side effect of listening to the crazy Asian podcast is you will believe in yourself more than you did before. You will also pursue your dreams and ambitions with vigor. And you will want to run harder than you previously have run before.
Giving is the theme of the week. Monday is leadership, Tuesday is Career Progression, Wednesday is motivation, Thursday is social media and Friday is personal development. This focuses on Monday to Thursday Sherman's Speaking Series wth giving in mind.
Lewis Vassell talks about #GetToTheGary Rapping since the age of 8. Getting the attending of Garyvee (or any influencer) Connecting with Vaynermedia (or any media company) in London. Becoming a music influencer
My thoughts on marketing anchor through influencers. Those who already have a Podcast, radio station or talk show. The 2nd prong would be grassroots to high schools & universities to connect wth journalism students. The final step would be target marketing like sound cloud or music.ly
Leaders need to have a high level of emotional intelligence, which will help them be sympathetic and empathetic. It can help them lead a team through difficulties in the business world and beyond. Reference to the golden rule & platinum rule.
No such thing as time management. It's about prioritizing your tasks. The analogy of getting rocks, sand & water into one bucket. Order matters. Decide what you want and move forward daily after those things you want.
As a leader you must give critical feedback for your employees to get better. Help them move forward in their career. Have a regular time you sit one on one with your direct reports. Ask for their thoughts on how they can improve. Ask for feedback on your leadership skills. Don't ask questions unless you're ready for the answers.
My thoughts on the bubble surrounding the Motivational speaking & coaching industry. Posting up motivational quotes doesn't make you motivational. Have your own story and share your thoughts on things you're passionate about.
He was a real life alligator wrestler. Now he drives a monster truck giving tours down in the everglades of Florida. He also knows a ton about oranges! We end the call with thoughts on how to grow his personal brand through connecting with people on the tours & tagging them.
Progress your career through networking. Know the movers and shakers in the industry. Keep a hand of the pulse of what's happening at other companies. Become known as a thought leader in your industry. Connect with other professionals. Have a bingo approach to knowing others as you grow your network. Begin building it now. Keep in touch with all your centers of influence. Help others stay connected.
The way we perceive the world is gonna give us different biases. Understanding that this is our paradigm helps us know our flaws. We needs to shift our paradigm to be openminded. We'll be more understanding of other people and where they are coming from when we understand their different paradigm. Our passions and motivation can be realized more effectively when we know how to unshackle ourselves from this singular way of viewing the world.
Answering call-ins from Meggs who needs clarity on building her personal brand online. I talk about creating 1,000 posts to find your voice, setting aside specific time to do the side hustle, holding a giveaway, posting unedited content & finding talent to help you build.
The Tarzan Method of transitioning to Self Employment. Evaluating your passions, finding funding, prioritizing your tasks and responding to call-ins about this career transition from salaried to entrepreneur.
Nick Diaz of Nauts hosts the 3 winners of the 1st Anchor Giveaway. 1st place: Kevin Touch aka KT, 2nd: Sherman the Crazy Asian & 3rd: Positive Vibes. They discuss their engagement & strategy. They also give their opinions on the future of the Anchor app.
LeverageSocial Media platforms to promote your other accounts. Leverage your Anchor segments for people to go to your YouTube channel. Have Instagram followers connect on your business Facebook page. Leverage the tools. Remember you have a different audience.
Your origin story, meaning your childhood or youth, doesn't define who you are today and nor is an indicator of what you can accomplish. The worth of a human soul is in measurable. You are of infinite worth! You are awesome!
At the heart of every great organization should desire to help develop every person. If you don't have a development curriculum or leadership path as an organization you are missing out. People should be attracted to your company because they know make them better
In order to break the glass ceiling you have to do it through sheer will and hard work. OR you can leverage social media and go in through the backdoor. Entertainment is a global industry especially because of social media & new mediums to watch like Netflix. Tough topics are best done in an honest and open atmosphere
How to monetize your podcast and other social media accounts?
1. Sponsorships (local & national & global reach). Understand your audience and their metrics
2. Sell of a book and other SWAG. Connect with a promotional marketing company. Create your own personal brand (and logo) to sell
3. Leverage it to allow people to schedule your time for a fee (i.e. consultancy fee)
Dealing with setbacks. Persevere through your trials. Many situations aren't good or bad; they are. The underdog mentality in life to win, and how to approach problems differently to leverage your strengths.
My bike accident was a spring board to me. Instead of looking inward i would focus on others needs. I was filled with more compassion to reach out to get to know others' stories. A change in our perspective can help. You can find strength in your faith