Archive for August 2015

STP104: How Having a Conscious Business is the Future of Capitalism with JV Crum

On today’s episode of Smashing the Plateau, JV Crum talks about building a business that makes a difference in the world. During the “first stage” of capitalism, he says we measured success by the amount of money we made. Now, we’re in the “second stage” of capitalism, which means we focus on making a difference…

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STP103: Improving Relations Among the Generations in the Workplace with Phyllis Haserot

Phyllis Weiss Haserot is a passionate champion of improving relations among the generations in the workplace to help organizations solve sensitive intergenerational challenges that can hinder productivity, client relationships, knowledge transfer, succession planning, and business development results. She is President of Practice Development Counsel, a business development and organizational effectiveness consulting and coaching firm she…

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STP102: Growing a Business isn't Just About Making Good Money with Nina Kaufman

On today’s episode of Smashing the Plateau, Nina Kaufman shares her expertise, not just as an ordinary business attorney, but as a small business champion. Yes, business owners want to make more money. But Nina explains there is more to the equation when scaling your business.

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STP101: Shaking the Fear of Reaching out to Successful People with Nik Parks

On today’s episode of Smashing the Plateau, Nik Parks, MicroFame Media Evangelist, talks about the fear that is associated with reaching out to people who are further along in their career. Time and time again, Nik has been pleasantly surprised by the generosity of people. He also talks about being ahead of your time as…

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STP100: What if You Don't Know You're Burned Out with Katherine Hosie

On today’s episode of Smashing the Plateau, Katherine Hosie shares her story of becoming a coach for men who are suffering from a midlife crisis. She explains that we often don’t even realize when we’re burned out, and a midlife crisis can last much longer than a couple of years if it isn’t addressed. We…

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STP099: How to find your story and share it with the world with Jen Begeal

Today’s guest, Jen Begeal, shares some fascinating insight from her experience with both tech startups and the entertainment industry including Current TV, Umami TV, Verizon Fios, Toyota, A&E, Universal Studios and Lionsgate. Jen says people have to know your business’s story. If they don’t know who you are and what you do, you won’t get…

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STP098: Learning how to listen as a leader with Ruth Messinger

In today’s episode of Smashing the Plateau, I have the honor of interviewing Ruth Messinger, President of the American Jewish World Service. The American Jewish World Service is the leading Jewish organization working to promote human rights and end poverty in the developing world. AJWS advances the health and rights of women, girls and LGBT…

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STP097: The Stress of Being in Charge of a Business with Rick Duris

Today’s episode of Smashing the Plateau features a special interview with Rick Duris. Though he normally likes to help people from behind the scenes, Rick agreed to come on the show to share his story of building a successful software development company, experiencing the stress of owning a software development company during Y2K, and his…

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STP096: Offering solutions, not just a product or a service with James Richman

On this episode of Smashing the Plateau, James Richman shares his story of how he was able to build a successful web design business at a young age. However, this success did not bring him fulfillment. He sold his business in order to spend more time with his family. After the tragic loss of his…

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