In our latest podcast, Rich Balot, Chairman and Co-CEO of a $750 million company, discusses how he brought his company back from the brink of disaster and turned it into a juggernaut. Rich’s business almost went belly up a few years ago when Verizon Wireless bought Alltel and the industry shifted to the iPhone. At the time, Rich’s company was Alltel’s largest agent. Overnight, he went from king of the hill at Alltel to a nobody at Verizon. In today's episode, you’ll learn: The three steps Rich took that led to his remarkable turnaround. How one statement from Rich's coach, Mark Moses, caused Rich to up his game and “start acting like a CEO.” Why “hire slow, fire fast” is one of the most important management ideas you can implement. The 5 keys things every CEO should focus on and how they lead to top-line growth and increased profitability.
CEO Coaching International coach Sheldon Harris goes in-depth on this critical idea of becoming a more transparent leader. Sheldon is a successful entrepreneur, business leader, and coach who draws on a lifetime of real-world experience to provide specific, actionable coaching guidance. In today's episode, you'll learn: Why you're really only in one business--the people business. What integrity in communication really means. Why in addition to being a good truth teller, you have to be an equally good truth receiver. Why leaders have to be mindful of what percentage of their sentences in leadership communication end with a period or an exclamation point, as opposed to the percentage that end with a question mark.