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#636 Can A Son Lead His Mother’s Business When She Sells Exclusively to Women?

Listen to “#636 Can A Son Lead His Mother’s Business When She Sells Exclusively to Women?” on Spreaker.       On‌ ‌this‌ ‌episode‌ ‌of‌ ‌The‌ ‌Small‌ ‌Business‌ ‌Radio‌ ‌Show…‌ ‌ SEGMENT‌ ‌1 with Chris Cicchinelli,‌ ‌‌starting‌ ‌at‌ ‌0:00‌:‌ ‌ How do you grow a $1M business your mom started and take it to $350M? Chris Cicchinelli joined his mother’s business when she asked him for help growing her female-centric company. But what made him think he could be successful? And how did he actually d...
Tags: Leadership, Small Business, Habits, Sales, Divorce, SaaS, Family Business, Acquisition, Growth, Chris, Radio Show, Tiffany, Divorce Attorney, Multilevel Marketing, Small Business Radio Show, Prenuptial Agreement

Podcast #705: The Best Tools for Personal Change

There’s no shortage of information out there on how to change — how to lose weight, exercise more, curb your anger, quit smoking, and every other kind of habit someone might want to pick up or drop. But despite this avalanche of information, you’re probably struggling to change just as much as you ever did.  What you need is an actual strategy — to identify what particular barrier is keeping you from a particular goal, and a specific solution to that specific roadblock.   My guest is well-pos...
Tags: Podcast, Life, Habits, Personal Development, Katy, A Man's Life, Katy Katy, Katy Milkman

Podcast #703: The Hidden Qualities of Genius

We tend to throw the word “genius” around pretty casually, saying so-and-so has a genius for a particular skill, or sarcastically pointing out someone’s failure by saying, “Nice work, genius!” But what makes an actual genius, a genius? My guest today has spent over two decades exploring that question by studying the world’s most iconic and original thinkers and creators, both past and present. His name is Craig Wright, he’s a professor emeritus of music at Yale who continues to teach a course...
Tags: Podcast, Life, Habits, Yale, Personal Development, Craig, Craig Wright, A Man's Life, Mozart da Vinci Steve Jobs, Victor Frankenstein Listen

Clear out the clutter! 3 ways to spring-clean your business

Every spring, we dive into the same tradition — clearing out the old and organizing the new. If you're ready to dust the cobwebs off your business and reorganize your work life for the better, here are a few tips to get you started.
Tags: Habits, Lifestyle, Service, Radio, Workspace, Agent, Database, Organize, Brokerage, Select, Spring cleaning, Back To Basics, Spring Clean, Santiago Arana, Organized workspace, Theme-month-202104

How to Get a Child to Stop Sucking Their Thumb

All babies are born with the instinct to root and suck—it is, of course, what helps them feed even seconds after birth. That instinct can cause them to also suck on their fingers or thumb during non-feeding times, too, because it can be soothing and help them feel secure. If they get into the thumb-sucking habit, most…Read more...
Tags: Learning, Habits, Child Development, Human Behavior, Lifehacks, Fingers, Pacifier, Thumb Sucking

5 daily habits of business leaders on top of their game

An important habit of a strong leader is to be present and transparent with their teams. Eva-Katalin/Getty Images Sports entertainment firm founder Tanner Simkins says good leadership is key to running a business. Not everyone can replicate leadership traits, but it's easy to start implementing great leadership habits. A great leader is proactive, communicative, and embraces the opportunity to learn to better themselves. See more stories on Insider's business page. The best leaders...
Tags: Leadership, Habits, Entrepreneur, Trends, Strategy, Communication, Team Building, Nordic, Mike Krzyzewski, Contributor, Contributor 2019, Tanner Simkins, Eva Katalin Getty Images Sports, Listen Communication

Smoke 100 Cigarettes Right Now If You Want a Vaccine in North Carolina (Kidding, Please Don't)

Have you smoked 100 cigarettes in your life? Can you take up, and kick, a pack-a-day habit in the next two weeks? Are you capable of looking a health professional square in the eye and lying? I do not condone these things, but if any of the above applies to you, and you are a North Carolina resident, you may be…Read more...
Tags: Health, Google, Science, Tobacco, Smoking, Habits, Biden, North Carolina, Electronic Cigarette, Cigarette, Smoking Cessation, Roy Cooper, Electronic Cigarettes, Respiratory Disease, Chronic Condition, Health Medical Pharma

Why you should set mini monthly resolutions instead of annual goals, using these 5 therapist-approved steps

It's easier to manage health and wellness goals in monthly segments. Marko Geber/Getty Images Amy Morin is a psychotherapist, licensed clinical social worker, and bestselling author. Instead of annual resolutions, she recommends setting realistic, intentional goals on a monthly basis. Tracking your progress on a short-term basis allows you to reevaluate and set new goals for the next month. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. No matter how motivated you feel to stic...
Tags: Wellness, Habits, Trends, Strategy, Mental Health, Resolutions, Nordic, Psychotherapist, Amy Morin, BI-freelancer, Contributor 2019, Marko Geber Getty

How Leaders Can Promote A Learning Mindset In 3 Simple Steps

The success in any change initiative is tied to how well employees are able to learn and adapt. But how can leaders encourage a learning mindset out of these pursuits? In this edition of my Leadership Espresso Shot series, I share three simple measures leaders can employ to promote a ... Click to continue reading
Tags: Leadership, Learning, Habits, Neuroscience, Innovation, Mindset, Growth, Recent Posts, Leadership Biz Cafe

The 6 Types of Grit (And How to Develop Them)

We all want to be better than we are today.  And that often requires pushing yourself beyond your comfort zone, even when you don’t feel like it. It requires getting back up and trying again and again when you fail. It requires sticking with a path long enough to see it through.  In short, becoming a better man requires grit .  The concept of grit has become well-known in recent years, due to the efforts of psychologist Angela Duckworth, who has spent her career trying to figure out w...
Tags: Productivity, Cook, Navy, Life, Habits, Action, Confidence, Routines, Personal Development, Duckworth, Steven Kotler, Carol Dweck, A Man's Life, Patrick Sweeney, Angela Duckworth, Kotler

How to Stick to a Decluttering Routine

You’re really serious now about removing unnecessary items from your home. That’s good, because reducing clutter is essential for peace of mind. A decluttering routine makes life much easier. You don’t need to waste time looking for items when you have a place for everything and actually do have everything in place. Some people don’t realize that severe clutter can be a hazard, as it provides hiding places for bugs and other vermin. Over-cluttered homes can also make it harder for first responde...
Tags: Goals, Habits, Digital, Decluttering, Routine, Declutter, Don, Blu Ray, Cleaning House, GTD, Digitization, Organize-athon, Decluttering Routine

Live your best life! How you can make the most of 2021

Looking for ways to make this your best year yet? Rethink these five areas of your life to optimize each day and transform yourself and your surroundings through discipline and intention.
Tags: Opinion, Habits, Lifestyle, Service, Radio, Teams, Agent, Time Management, Columns, Routines, Select, Troy Palmquist, Agent Appreciation Month, Theme-month-202101

The Best AoM Podcast Episodes on Making and Breaking Habits

At the beginning of every new year, people around the world make resolutions for how to better themselves. Many of these goals revolve around habits — forming new ones, eliminating bad ones, cementing irregular ones. On the Art of Manliness podcast, we’ve covered a lot of different facets of habit forming and breaking, including specifically tackling the two most common resolutions: exercising more and losing weight. Check out the seven episodes below to get the new year started on the right fo...
Tags: Podcast, Life, Habits, Stephen, Personal Development, James Clear, Stephen Covey, Charles Duhigg, Duhigg, A Man's Life, Michelle Segar, BJ Fogg, Stephan Guyenet, Ross Ellenhorn

Sunday Firesides: One Habit a Year to a Better Man

Maybe you’ve made some resolutions for the year to come. Or perhaps you’re not into New Year’s resolutions, per se, but nonetheless have a longstanding list of goals that regularly runs through your head. Either way, there’s a very strong chance that, twelve months from now, you won’t have accomplished any significant personal change.  Some will say that’s because you didn’t make your goals specific enough. Or small enough.  But it’s likely just because you had goals, plural. Benjamin F...
Tags: Life, Habits, Benjamin Franklin, Personal Development, A Man's Life

A psychotherapist says there are 3 common reasons so many people's New Year's resolutions end in failure

Struggling to keep your New Year's resolution might mean you're not setting the right kind of goal. Viorel Kurnosov/Getty Images Many people make New Year's resolutions, but few people actually see them through. Psychotherapist Jonathan Alpert told Business Insider three of the biggest reasons why our New Year's resolutions fail. People often don't make their resolutions specific enough, they're worded too negatively, and they're not relevant to the individual, he said.  Visit Busi...
Tags: Goals, Habits, US, Trends, Strategy, Self-help, Weight Loss, Business Insider, New Year's Resolutions, Reuters, Don, Alpert, Jonathan Alpert, Mark Abadi

Track Your Workouts in 2021 With This Bubble Calendar

If you were one of those nerd kids who always found filling in Scantrons satisfying, you’ll love this printable habit tracker. Created by reddit user u/Propelissa, it’s a complete 2021 calendar in fill-in-the-bubble format.Read more...
Tags: Habits, Calendar, Lifehacks

How to Start 2021 Off Right, With Charles Duhigg

This week we’re getting advice on how to make our New Year’s resolutions stick with help from Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Charles Duhigg. Listen to hear Charles share multiple science-backed strategies we can use to enhance habit formation, transform bad habits into good ones, and how mental models can help us…Read more...
Tags: Habits, Charles, Lifehacks, Habit Building, Self Improvement, New Years Resolutions, Charles Duhigg

How to Read More Books in 2021, With The Root's Danielle Belton and Maiysha Kai

This week we’re joined by Danielle Belton, editor in chief of The Root, and Maiysha Kai, the managing editor of The Glow Up, to talk all things books. More specifically, how to read more of them in the coming year, and how to upgrade your reading list to get you ready. Listen to hear these two voracious readers talk…Read more...
Tags: Books, Habits, Reading, Literature, Lifehacks, Danielle Belton, Book Lists, Maiysha Kai

10 (Non-Religious) Books to Get Into the Devotional Reading Habit

Each day, too, acquire something which will help you to face poverty, or death, and other ills as well. After running over a lot of different thoughts, pick out one to be digested thoroughly that day. —Seneca  Today, we largely associate daily “devotionals” — short, reflection-spurring texts — with religious scriptures and faith-themed books which feature musings, challenges, and brief bits of inspiration for each day of the year.  But as Seneca proves above, for millennia, devotional-type...
Tags: Books, Life, Habits, Travel & leisure, Philosophy, Jordan, Routines, Leo Tolstoy, Personal Development, Aristotle, Tolstoy, Abraham Lincoln, Henry David Thoreau, Kyle, Brett, Emerson

How Did Your Upbringing Shape Your Own Parenting?

One of the universal truths of parenting is that at some point, every parent is bound to hear their own parents’ words come flying out of their mouth. “Because I said so, that’s why,” one might retort to a child who insists on more of an explanation than they are due—a phrase that, while infuriating when you’re on the…Read more...
Tags: Habits, Lifehacks, Discipline, Patterns

5 ways to motivate yourself when you're feeling stuck in a rut

It can be easy to get stuck in a rut and feel unmotivated during social isolation. yougoigo/Shutterstock Amy Morin is a psychotherapist, licensed clinical social worker, mental strength coach, and international bestselling author.During the pandemic, it's been easy for some people to fall into a mundane, day-to-day routine that can leave them feeling stuck or unmotivated.Morin says to these feelings of boredom can be reduced by incorporating new habits into your schedule that you can look f...
Tags: Health, Motivation, Habits, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Social Isolation, Boredom, Nordic, Morin, Pandemic, Amy Morin, Mental Strength, BI-freelancer, Contributor 2019, Amy Morin Courtesy of Amy Morin

#607 How to Focus While Working from Home

Listen to “#607 How to Focus While Working from Home” on Spreaker.         On this episode of The Small Business Radio Show… SEGMENT 1 with Erik Qualman, starting at 0:00:  Most of us are finding it very difficult to focus while working from home where there are so many distractions. Here are some strategies that will help. SEGMENT 2 with Michael Bernoff, starting at 17:45: Let’s face it, most of the things we do every day are average: the way we operate our business, the decisions we make, an...
Tags: Productivity, Work From Home, Small Business, Habits, Sales, Insurance, Remote Work, Risk, Harry Potter, Average, Performance, Focus, Radio Show, J K Rowling, Erik Qualman, OneBeacon

Try One of These Healthy Habits Each Day This Month

As we hinted last week, our October challenge is an all-around health reset, aiming to help you get all the basics of your health back on track. Today we’re sharing a calendar with something small you can do each day for the next four weeks. Read more...
Tags: Habits, Lifehacks, Healthy Habits

How to Time Your Life Perfectly, With Author Daniel Pink

This week we’re learning how to nail perfect timing with New York Times bestselling author Daniel Pink. Listen to Daniel explain why certain hours of the day are more productive than others, what chronotypes are and how they impact your energy throughout the day, how we can battle the mid-afternoon slump, and why…Read more...
Tags: Time, Habits, Lifestyle, New York Times, Breaks, Lifehacks, Habit Building, Daniel, Daniel Pink, TimeManagement, Daniel Pink Listen

Stress is Optional with Cynthia Ackrill

Ever feel stressed? It’s a question that is almost absurd. So much of our human experience involves stress and anxiety these days. It is further compounded by the fact that our brain is wired to respond to it. Adrenaline. Cortisol. Fight or flight… If a bear is chasing us, helpful. If you’re reading the news? Not so much. Enter Dr. Cynthia Ackrill. She’s a physician, a stress expert, and leadership coach and she is on a mission to keep dis-stress from eroding focus, creativity, health, success, ...
Tags: Photography, Podcast, Habits, Stress, Mindfulness, Anxiety, Panic, Cynthia Ackrill, chasejarvisLIVE, CreativeLive CreativeLive, Adrenaline Cortisol Fight

How to keep your agents tuned into your training

Right now, team members are wanting and demanding opportunities, and it's up to you to prepare them for success and ensure a high likelihood of return for the business. Here's how to do that with training.
Tags: Scripts, Learning, Habits, Training, Service, Radio, Teams, Agent, The Power Of Habit, Coaching, Growth, Brokerage, Select, Listing Presentation, Kathleen Black, Coaching & Training Month

You Don't Truly Build a Habit Until After You Break Your Streak

Keeping up a habit every day is a classic hack. Whether you track that with a row of red X’s on a calendar, or you let an app give you badges for consistency, a streak can help you get a habit started. But that’s just the first step. You find out who you really are after you break your streak.Read more...
Tags: Productivity, Habits, Lifehacks, Discipline

How to Be a Better Reader, With Librarian Margaret H. Willison

This week we’re learning how to be better readers with help from librarian and podcaster Margaret H. Willison. Listen to hear Margaret break down how we should rethink our definitions of what a being a “good” or “well-read” reader means, and the tactics we can use to improve our own reading game—from taking advantage…Read more...
Tags: Books, Habits, Library, Reading, Libraries, Lifehacks, Margaret, Margaret H Willison, Audio Books, Margaret H Willison Listen

The Power of Passion and Perseverance with Angela Duckworth

You might know my next guest from her bestselling book Grit: The Power of Passion and Perserverance. Its sold millions of copies and stayed on the bestseller lists for hundreds of weeks. If you’re not familiar with her work, Angela is Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania. She is the founder and CEO of Character Lab, a nonprofit whose mission is to advance scientific insights that help children thrive. Her TED talk is among the most-viewed of all time. If you’re...
Tags: Photography, Podcast, New York, Goals, Habits, Passion, University of Pennsylvania, Grit, Dreams, Angela, Perseverance, Angela Duckworth, chasejarvisLIVE, CreativeLive CreativeLive