Michael A. Roberto is the Trustee Professor of Management at Bryant University in Smithfield, Rhode Island. He is also Bryant University’s Center for Program Innovation Director after serving on the faculty at Harvard Business School for 6 years. As a testament to his brilliance, Professor Roberto has been hailed winner of the Outstanding MBA Teaching Award at Bryant University nine times. He also won Harvard’s Allyn Young Prize for Teaching twice.
Professor Roberto’s research, consulting, and teaching focuses primarily on leadership, with emphasis on teams and decision-making. He has published two books, including the bestseller, Why Great Leaders Don’t Take Yes for An Answer.
His new book, Unlocking Creativity, tackles the six organizational mindsets that block creativity. In essence, his new book aims to clear the fog around creativity and equip leaders with the right insight so they can develop supportive cultures and mindsets where creativity can thrive.
This week’s episode talks about creativity, the concepts that get in the way of creativity, and how people can prepare themselves to become more internationally-minded in terms of business.
Professor Roberto also shares how creativity can be sparked in the classroom setting, what he likes to read to get his creativity going, and how you can figure out if an idea is the right one.
For those who want to hone their creativity, Professor Roberto offers the following advice, “The creative process is not a linear one. It’s kinda non-linear. And one of the best things you can do is go out and try something. Test and experiment and then learn and adapt.”
Karen Brown is a business psychology coach and the CEO of Velocity Leadership Consulting, an executive coaching company that offers transformational and business psychology coaching to CEOs, managers, and executives to help them achieve greater results in both their business and professional lives.
Aside from being a sought-after leadership coach, Karen is also a motivational speaker, best selling author, and ultra-athlete. After struggling with her own fears and unlimited beliefs, she pursued and finished the IRONMAN World Championship—a race deemed the toughest in the world!
Karen chronicled how she accomplished her dream of joining the IRONMAN World Championship in her book “Unlimiting Your Beliefs: 7 Keys to Greater Success in Your Personal and Professional Life.” The book is hailed as an authoritative roadmap where she details the keys that can help anyone enjoy greater success and realize their dreams and goals.
This week’s episode talks about limiting beliefs, how limiting beliefs hold people back from pursuing their dreams, and tapping into the power of the subconscious mind.
Karen also shares how she prepared for the IRONMAN World Championship race physically, mentally, and spiritually, what she learned after she uncovered her behavioural patterns, and what happened when she learned to lean on a power greater than herself.
For those who want to tap into their full potential and crush their limiting beliefs, Karen offers the following advice, “When you think you’re at your limit, you are really only at 60 percent of your capacity. You have 40 percent more within you.”
Vanessa Van Edwards is a behavioral investigator, a published best selling author, and the brains behind the innovative human research lab The Science of People. The Penguin author and tea lover is also a monthly columnist for the Huffington Post and Entrepreneur Magazine.
Aside from designing breakthrough research experiments to help decipher the code of human behavior, she also conducts revolutionary courses and workshops that teach people how to succeed both in business and in life by understanding people’s hidden dynamics.
Her latest bestselling book Captivate has been dubbed by Apple as one of the most anticipated books of the year. She also looks forward to writing and illustrating her very own children’s book in the near future.
This week’s episode talks about the art of building rapport, why the element of surprise is so underrated, and how a little word switch can make a world of difference.
Vanessa also shares how you can be perceived as warm by other people, how you can encourage people to show off their best selves, and the difference between a pet project and a pest project.
For those who want to forge better relationships with others, Vanessa offers the following advice, “Everyone has their own unique brand of charisma and not everyone has to be a bubbly extrovert to be liked.”
Chris Reynolds of The Business Method podcast interviewed Matt in this episode. Chris is the founder of TheBusinessMethod.com and Get Shit Done events. His podcast, The Business Method, focuses on interviewing successful entrepreneurs and high-caliber individuals on how to minimize work time, build successful businesses, improve productivity, and live happier and more fulfilling lives.
Matt Wilson is an adventurer and the CEO and co-founder of Under30Experiences, a travel company for people ages 21 to 35. He is also the host of the Live Different Podcast on health, travel, business, and performance. Matt has interviewed many interesting people from the likes of NBA superstar Kareem Abdul Jabbar to the president of Starbucks.
Matt is also part of the invite-only Young Entrepreneurs’ Council (YEC) and is a shareholder of the Green Bay Packers. He has completed the Crossfit Level 1 Coaching Course and hosts fitness and yoga retreats in his spare time.
In this week’s episode, Matt shares how his business came about, the challenges he encountered while building his business, and the valuable lessons he learned along the way.
Matt also discusses how he built his business organically, the importance of building communities, and how he makes himself the best person he can possibly be.
Matt also shares his future plans for the company, how he pays things forward, and how he intends to scale his business.
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Michael Jacobs also known as NYE is an avid speaker, world explorer, content creator, and digital marketing specialist in the blockchain and cryptocurrency space. Since 2017, he’s been trading in the cryptocurrency space while running his company Elevated District at the same time.
Elevated District helps blockchain and cryptocurrency companies with their digital needs by building, implementing, and managing customised social media strategies. He also helps stimulate organic community growth and social brand awareness by building relationships and working directly with top influencers in the crypto space.
NYE also travels the world to talk about the importance of transparency in the cryptocurrency arena. He has spoken in several countries including Amsterdam, Dubai, Thailand, China, and Bali.
This week’s episode focuses on cryptocurrency basics, running a business, and rebuilding one’s life.
NYE also shares how he rebuilt his life and created a new identity, how he keeps his energy tight, and the dangers of taking spirituality a bit too far.
NYE also discuss the basics of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology, the difference between currency and money, and his advice when it comes to speculative investments.
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