Former Marine Larry Sharpe infuses his military background into his management consulting and executive coaching business, Neo-Sage. On this episode of “Smashing the Plateau,” he discusses the need for internal motivation and creating a mistake-friendly environment.
Matchmaker Brooke Wise relays the challenges she faces with keeping her personal life and professional life separate. The first step, she says, was not taking it personally when people’s first reaction to her career was: “Really?” She discusses this topic and more on this episode of “Smashing the Plateau.”
Video and television producer, consultant, and filmmaker Alex Vachon gets into the finer points of turning the passions of film into a career of networking, overcoming hurdles, and flipping negatives into positives on this episode of “Smashing the Plateau.”
Fi Haywood, who co-founded Café Style Speed Training, explains the principles that underlie her signature “Café Style” method in this episode of “Smashing the Plateau.” She discusses collaboration, creativity, and why workplace culture could be what makes or breaks your company.
Keith Arem has had a remarkably successfully career in almost every branch of the entertainment business. He is probably best known for his pivotal role in creating video games like Call of Duty. On “Smashing the Plateau,” Keith discusses the elements that make a creatively minded businessperson most likely to succeed.
Scott Messer is a pioneer of an approach that takes the guesswork out of sales. On this episode of “Smashing the Plateau,” Scott talks about what the best salespeople all have in common, how to see the world from a potential client’s point of view, the mechanics of leaving your comfort zone, and much more.
David Zweig is convinced that today’s constant focus on self-promotion is killing productivity and creativity. In his book Invisibles (Penguin) and on this episode of “Smashing the Plateau,” Zweig discusses how staying in the shadows is an oft overlooked common denominator in the success strategies of many of the world’s most prominent people.
Ruben Quinones is unafraid to discuss the fears he’s had to conquer in his professional journey. In this episode, you’ll learn how to channel your own fears to continually add to your skill set so that you never become stagnant in pursuit of your goals.