The Challenges And Opportunities Of Family Businesses, with Author Sara B. Stern– Team Success Podcast

The Challenges And Opportunities Of Family Businesses, with Author Sara B. Stern

All of us have had experience with family businesses. They represent over two-thirds of privately held companies in the U.S., yet few people understand the unique challenges (and opportunities) that owning one presents. It requires a much more emotional approach to business than owning a traditional corporation—but that doesn’t mean emotion runs the show. In[…]

Mastering Delegation, with Emily Morgan, Author of “Let It Go”

What are you called to do? What contribution do you want to make to this world? Whatever your answer, delegation is the key to accelerating and multiplying your efforts—the ultimate freedom, growth, and retention strategy. In this episode, Shannon talks with Emily Morgan about her deep, fun, and practical new book on the subject of[…]

10 Things Every Entrepreneur Needs To Know About Hiring – Author Interview with Charlie Bassett

10 Things Every Entrepreneur Needs To Know About Hiring – Author Interview with Charlie Bassett

Labor shortages, burnt out employees, unprecedented turnover—we’ve all heard the news. The pandemic has changed a lot about the way people work and what they expect from their employers, and that means companies need to step up their game if they want to attract amazing team members … and keep the ones they’ve got. In[…]

How To Talk To Your Kids About Money — Author Interview with Chad Willardson

How To Talk To Your Kids About Money — Author Interview with Chad Willardson

Most of us can remember having some version of “The Talk” with our parents—and how uncomfortable it was for everyone involved. But studies show parents feel more comfortable talking about sex and drugs with their kids than money… and best-selling author and financial expert Chad Willardson is out to change that. In this episode of[…]

The Real Meaning Of Diversity— Author Interview With Justin Jones-Fosu

The Real Meaning Of Diversity — Author Interview With Justin Jones-Fosu

The word “diversity” comes up a lot in discussions around workplace culture and decorum, but few of us truly understand what it means. We think of the big three—gender, race, sexuality—and forget about all the other differences that make us truly diverse. Because that’s really what it’s all about: difference. And it’s the work of[…]

The Importance Of Teaching Your Team Members To Think Collaboratively — Author Interview with Jill Young

The Importance Of Teaching Your Team Members To Think Collaboratively — Author Interview with Jill Young

In order to build a Self-Managing Company®, you need self-managing team members, and that starts with you. It starts with empowering your team to think critically, react creatively, and work collaboratively. In this episode of the Team Success podcast, Shannon Waller interviews EOS Implementer®, coach, and best-selling author Jill Young on her latest book, The[…]

Building An Employee Incentive Plan That Actually Works—Author Interview with Alex Freytag

Building An Employee Incentive Plan That Actually Works—Author Interview with Alex Freytag

Incentive plans are some of the most valuable methods of increasing team member productivity, cultivating an engaged workforce, and maximizing a company’s potential. Yet most entrepreneurs don’t understand how to create or use them to their best advantage. In this episode of the Team Success podcast, Shannon Waller interviews Alex Freytag, author of Profit Works,[…]

Tips For Becoming Unhackable — Author Interview with Kary Oberbrunner

Tips For Becoming Unhackable — Author Interview with Kary Oberbrunner

Do you struggle with staying focused and on task? Are your energy and attention leaking in all different directions? You’re not the only one … and there IS help! In this episode of the Shannon Waller’s Team Success podcast, Shannon interviews Kary Oberbrunner, a longtime Strategic Coach® client and the author of Unhackable: Close the[…]

Turning Teams Into Heroes And Customers Into Raving Fans: An Interview With Patti Mara

Turning Teams Into Heroes And Customers Into Raving Fans: An Interview With Patti Mara

In this episode of the Team Success podcast, Shannon Waller speaks with Patti Mara, a successful entrepreneur, longtime coach for Strategic Coach®, and author of UpSolutions, an incredibly useful book for any entrepreneur looking to take their value creation and relationship-building skills to the next level. In the interview, Patti shares the three mindset shifts[…]