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Everyday MBA

Entrepreneurship and business techniques and tips you won't learn in business school.

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Become a Habit Mechanic
Jon Finn discusses his book "The Habit Mechanic" and ways to supercharge your leadership skills. Jon uses insights from psychology, behavioral science, neuroscience, and top-performing athletes to help organizations develop outstanding leaders. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
22:06 10/01/2022
Leaders: Discover Your True North
Bill George discusses his book "True North" and how leaders must navigate societal, business and global pressures. Bill is currently a senior fellow at Harvard Business School, where he has taught leadership since 2004. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
22:36 09/26/2022
A Roadmap For Leadership Success
Antonio Garrido discusses his book "My Daily Leadership" and how journaling can provide a powerful roadmap to success. Listen as we explore core elements of exceptional leadership and competencies that can be developed to to future-proof ourselves, our people, and our business.  Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
21:45 09/24/2022
You Need More Time, Not More Money
Cassie Holmes, PhD discusses her book "Happier Hour" and ways to beat distraction, expand your time, and focus on what matters most. Cassie is a Professor at UCLA's Anderson School of Management and an expert on time and happiness. Her work has been featured in and featured in places like NPR, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal. She reminds us that our most precious resource isn’t money. It’s time. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
27:09 09/17/2022
Embracing Change and Future-Proofing Your Career
Jason Feifer discusses his book "Build For Tomorrow" and ways to embrace change, adapt fast, and future-proof your career. Jason is editor-in-chief of Entrepreneur magazine and in his book he talks to some of the world’s most successful changemakers—from global celebrities like Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Maria Sharapova to innovative CEOs and business owners. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
32:54 09/10/2022
Is Radical Curiosity the Ultimate Leadership Skill?
Seth Goldenberg talks about his book "Radical Curiosity" and the power of questioning to catalyze innovation and cultural change. Seth has worked with Apple, American Express, and the Oprah Winfrey Network, and his work has been featured in The New York Times, Wired, and Fast Company. Is radical curiosity the ultimate leadership skill? Listen to this episode to find out. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
24:50 09/03/2022
Big Tech's Influence on Facts
Vincent Hendricks discusses his book "The Ministry of Truth" and big tech's influence on facts, feelings and fiction. Vince is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Copenhagen and the author of multiple books on logic, methodology, and information theory. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be guest?
24:02 08/27/2022
Tips to Organize Your Digital Life
Tiago Forte discusses his book "Building a Second Brain" and techniques to organize your digital life and unlock your creative potential. Tiago is one of the world’s foremost experts on productivity and he shows us how we can leverage existing technology as a way not only to consume information, but to manage and streamline it. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
28:19 08/20/2022
"Both/And Thinking" for Problem Solving
Marianne Lewis discusses the book "Both/And Thinking" and ways to embracing creative tensions to solve your toughest problems. Marianne is Dean and Professor of Management at the University of Cincinnati’s Carl H. Lindner College of Business. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
23:54 08/13/2022
America’s Entrepreneurial Edge...and Why It Matters
Former Harvard Business Review editor John Landry discusses "Launchpad Republic," a book that explores America’s entrepreneurial edge and why it matters. John and his co-author, Howard Wolk, take an in-depth look at the economic forces that have made the US uniquely fertile ground for entrepreneurship throughout history and how it can be improved going forward.  Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
26:33 08/06/2022
Unlocking your Company's Hidden Power
Matt Hulett discusses his book "Unlock" and five questions to unleash your company's hidden power. Matt is a seasoned technology executive and a 4x public company CEO and has driven over $2 Billion in value creation for companies like Expedia, Rosetta Stone, and PetMeds. Listen as we explore ways to reveal exactly where your company’s true value lies―and how to reap its rewards.  Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
27:15 08/02/2022
Becoming a Transformational Leader
Best-selling author Faisal Hoque discusses his book "Lift" and how to foster the leader within you amid revolutionary global changes. "Lift" is a #1 Wall Street Journal and USA Today best-seller. The business of being a business leader is changing rapidly. What are the opportunities that change affords leaders, entrepreneurs, and individuals? Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?    
29:28 07/30/2022
The Art and Business of Tea
Steve Schwartz discusses his book "Art of Tea." Steve is a Master Tea Blender and Founder of Art of Tea, a hand-crafted tea purveyor based in Los Angeles. Steve is a globally recognized leader for building an impact-driven culture through tea. Art of Tea was an Amazon #1 best-seller. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
21:36 07/26/2022
Data Security and Data Transparency
Vince Padua discusses data security and data transparency, and what organizations can do to keep up. Vince is Chief Technical and Information Officer at Axway. There has been a growing distrust within customers when it come to data privacy, with seemingly endless data breaches confidence is low. Even the most tech-savvy organizations are falling victim. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
31:26 07/23/2022
A New Era in Learning and Development
David James discusses the need for organizations to usher in a new era of learning and development. David is Chief Learning Officer at 360Learning, a Paris-based edtech company focused on new training and development approaches. He's worked with big brands that we know like Mitsubishi, Toyota and Dannon, and Airbus. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
28:10 07/16/2022
The Earned Life
Best-selling author Marshall Goldsmith discusses his book "The Earned Life" and ways to lose regret and choose fulfillment. Marshall is the author of 41 books, which have sold over 2.5 million copies and been best-sellers in 12 countries. He’s a member of the Thinkers 50 Hall of Fame and ranked as the World’s #1 Executive Coach. Is it truly possible to live a fulfilled live without being addicted to achievement? Marshall Goldsmith assures us that it is, but we need to earn it. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
20:44 07/09/2022
Ten Proven Principles to Scale Your Business
Brendan McGurgan discusses his book "Simple Scaling" and ten proven principles to scale your business. Brendan is a global business leader who, as CEO of CDE Group, grew his business from a successful $5 million and turned it into a massive international leader worth $150 million. How can you do it too? Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
27:32 07/02/2022
The Emergent Approach to Strategy
Peter Compo discusses his book "The Emergent Approach to Strategy" and ways to leverage adaptive design and execution. A recent Stanford study found only 37% of corporate execs feel their companies have well-defined strategies; only 20% feel they have clarity on capabilities key to their success. Why such low confidence...and what can we do about it? Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?  
18:29 06/25/2022
Aligning Business Strategy and Marketing Tactics
Jim Everhart discusses his book "Brand Vision" and ways to align business strategy with marketing tactics. Jim spent more than four decades in the marketing industry, most of it at Godfrey Advertising, one of the largest business-to-business marketing agencies in the United States. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
25:46 06/21/2022
Techniques to Boost Sales Success
Nikki Rausch discusses techniques to boost sales success. Nikki is Founder and CEO of Sales Maven where she teaches small businesses and entrepreneurs how to sell without being pushy or “salesy.” She is the author of “The Selling Staircase" and “Buying Signals.” Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
21:48 06/18/2022
Is "Business Ethics" an Oxymoron?
JS Nelson, Visiting Associate Professor at Harvard Business School, discusses modern business ethics. Corporate misconduct is on the rise and in the news...and business leaders are increasingly worried that their actions could cross lines that put their reputations and their revenue at risk. Listen as we explore what ethical lines are being crossed and how can businesses avoid today's ethical pitfalls. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
20:11 06/11/2022
Empowering Brand Transformation
Jeff Rosenblum discusses his book "Exponential" and how to transform your brand by empowering instead of interrupting. Jeff is co-founder of Questus, a digital advertising agency that has worked with many of the world’s most influential brands, like American Express, Apple, Disney, Starbucks, and many more. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
20:54 06/04/2022
How Stress and Struggle Stop Success
Best selling author Michael Neill discusses how stress and struggle are NOT a prerequisite to success. His TEDx talk, ‘Why Aren’t We Awesomer? has been viewed by millions, and he has been recognized as one of the top 30 coaching thought leaders in the world. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?  
29:54 05/28/2022
The Growth Advantage
Bob Lisser discusses his book "The Growth Advantage" and the strategic importance of building strategies and adopting solutions that help bring about competitive advantage. Is the idea of building competitive advantage an area that you feel is overlooked or underserved today? Listen as we explore planning for and capturing sustained business growth. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
18:32 05/24/2022
Sell More with "The Priority Sale"
Bryan Gray discusses the book "The Priority Sale" and how to boost your sales success with a new approach. The business of selling has changed dramatically. Learn to avoid commoditization and overcome outdated tactics that keep your sales teams from performing. Listen for three action items you can use today to reach higher potential. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?        
25:08 05/21/2022
Actions to Help Your Team Succeed
NYT best-selling author Daniel Coyle discusses his new book "The Culture Playbook," and highly effective actions to help your team succeed. Daniel has spent years studying the ways successful groups work together. And he’s worked with everyone from Pixar and Google to the San Antonio Spurs. In his best-seller "The Culture Code" he explained the theory of why strong cultures are crucial to teams’ success. Now in he provides us with sixty concrete skills to help any team build a strong, cohesive and positive culture. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
26:36 05/14/2022
How to Win with Risk
New York Times bestselling author Angie Morgan discusses the book "Bet On You" and how to win with risk. When Angie and her co-author Courtney Lynch signed up for the Marines, little did they know that they were about to get the master how to take risks. Now they mentor clients like Facebook, Google, Walmart, and FedEx. Listen for three action items to turn risk into opportunity. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?    
20:10 05/07/2022
The Solopreneur's Money Manifesto
Gabe Nelson discusses his book "The Solopreneur's Money Manifesto" and financial and business strategies for self-employed professionals. Are you paying too much in taxes? Should you start an LLC or incorporate? What about retirement? Listen for action items to master your finances. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?  
20:53 04/30/2022
Open Digital Access to MIT Press
Amy Brand, Director and Publisher at MIT Press discusses the recently launched initiative to release its entire slate of scholarly and scientific collection to global digital open access. Amy is also an advocate for women and minorities in STEM fields and instrumental in producing the documentary, Picture A Scientist, now available on Netflix. Hear also about Amy's work with MIT Kids Press and the Knowledge Futures Group. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
20:06 04/23/2022
How Great Leaders Unleash Greatness in Others
Stephen M. R. Covey discusses his new book "Trust and Inspire" and how truly great leaders unleash greatness in others. Stephen is the New York Times and #1 Wall Street Journal bestselling author of The Speed of Trust and Smart Trust, and is the former CEO of Covey Leadership Center. Stephen explains how our old models of leadership don't work anymore and what leaders must do to succeed in the new norm.  Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
29:16 04/16/2022