Category Archives: Business Podcasts

Five Simple Steps to Stay Focused and Get Things Done

Chris Ruisi Driving Business Growth Podcast

 

One of the key criteria for getting the right things done is that you maintain focus. Chris shares how to avoid those “self-imposed valleys of lost productivity” with these 5 simple steps to help you stay focused.

 

 

 

 

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Self-Belief is the Fuel for Your Mind

Chris Ruisi Driving Business Growth Podcast

 

To be successful and use our full capabilities, we must drive ourselves to stand out, demonstrate our uniqueness and show our value. What guides us? Our own self-belief system. Chris shares the importance of self-belief and 5 points to help strengthen your belief in yourself.

 

 

 

 

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The Most Important Meeting You Should Have Each Week

Chris Ruisi Driving Business Growth Podcast

 

 

There is one meeting you should have each week: A meeting with yourself. Chris describes the specific agenda and goals of such a meeting, and why it’s so important.

 

 

 

 

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Taking it Slow Can be the Right Choice

Chris Ruisi Driving Business Growth Podcast

 

 

Sometimes going slow is the right choice vs making a rapid decision, especially when hiring team members. Chris discusses the critical concept of “hiring slow.”

 

 

 

 

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Decisions Make the Leader

Chris Ruisi Driving Business Growth Podcast

 

The common link amongst successful leaders is the ability to make timely decisions even with incomplete information. They know that decisions lead to action. Taking too long to make a decision can be a business killer. Here’s how to eliminate procrastination and take action quickly.

 

 

 

 

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Why Are Systems Important?

Chris Ruisi Driving Business Growth Podcast

 

Systems are a critical aspect of every business, yet so many business owners and entrepreneurs are unable to wrap their heads around the concept of the importance and type of results systems can help them achieve. Effective systems help you eliminate having “too many balls in the air” and create consistency. In this episode, learn how and where systems can help you achieve greater efficiency and ultimately success.

 

 

 

 

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It’s not a perfect world, so deal with it!

Chris Ruisi Driving Business Growth Podcast

 

The world we live and work in is not perfect. We need to make the best decisions based on the information we have at that time. In this imperfect world, we have many opportunities to make decisions. And making no decision can be far worse. Learn the formula for success when it comes decisions and even mistakes.

 

 

 

 

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Meetings! I Can Feel The Pain

Chris Ruisi Driving Business Growth Podcast

 

Think about how painful it would be if you had to catch a bowling ball in your teeth. Ouch! Catching a bowling ball in your teeth! What could be more painful than that? Simple – going to meetings. In this episode, Chris shares what you need to think about in order to make meetings less painful and more effective. Chris also reviews 10 factors to consider and act on to make the meetings you call or attend meaningful.

 

 

 

 

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Do Your Team Members Talk to Each Other?

Chris Ruisi Driving Business Growth Podcast

 

If your company is like most others, your team members talk to each other – about work (mostly complaining about it, or your customers or even you), their families, weekend activities – but mostly the usual “stuff” people talk about. The type of talking discussed in this episode is very different and may even be taking place in your organization but, I’ll bet not to the extent it should, if you want to truly tap into the power of your team.

 

 

 

 

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Feedback: Some leaders don’t like it, but every leader needs it

Chris Ruisi Driving Business Growth Podcast

 

Most leaders “say” they want feedback. Yet, leaders today struggle with how to provide it in an effective and constructive way. In this episode, Chris focuses on how you, as a leader, can ask for it and accept it. Why is this important? Simple really: because the true mark of a courageous leader isn’t measured by how many tough situations are handled, but in how they create openness in their company that encourages the giving and accepting of feedback at all levels.

 

 

 

 

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