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How to Move Forward When Your Nerves Are Holding You Back

Last Friday, in Denver, I was standing backstage, ready to give a keynote to over 500 people. Truth be told, I was as nervous as 33 years ago when I first started speaking. After all, this was my first LIVE speech in two years because of the pandemic. So what I did to calm my nerves down was simply the same thing that I advise my clients. Watch today’s video training to discover the single, most effective thing you can do...
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Does Your Fear of Failure Impede Your Success?

One of the biggest self-limiting stories in our heads is our fear of failure. Even leaders are not immune. However, cutting short corners and having a perfect life does not mean that you are going to be living a life of Velocity. Watch today’s video training to find out how to use failure as a means of success and achieve what you want in life. #VelocityMindset #leadership #FearOfFailure  
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How Do You Gain Velocity in a Supply Chain Shortage?

Supply chains throughout the entire world are greatly disrupted because of the pandemic. Companies cannot get their goods and products in time, and therefore they cannot deliver to their customers who are placing orders. That is a big problem. Yet, there is a way to gain Velocity with your customers even when you can’t deliver. Watch this week’s video training to find out how. https://youtu.be/6sPZ1lPGyTU #VelocityMindset #leadership #CrisisManagement #SupplyChain #SupplyChainManagement
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Are You Having Trouble Visualizing Your Future?

Your role as a leader is to enable others to achieve a desired goal. So, it begs the question: What is that goal? What is the objective, the ideal outcome that inspires passion in every member of the group? What is the outcome that is unique to you, the one that others have not yet imagined? The secret to defining that singular, compelling destination is the process of visualization. But what can you do if you have trouble visualizing your...

HOW TO GAIN VELOCITY BY INCREASING TRUST

The number one thing employees in first-world countries want most in their workplace - ahead of more pay and a fun work environment - is trusted leadership, according to The Trust Outlook™, one of the biggest studies on trust and leadership presented by the Trust Edge Leadership Institute. A lack of trust is your biggest expense. Without trust, transactions cannot occur. Without trust, influence is destroyed. Without trust, leaders lose their people. Trust can be either your most vulnerable weakness...
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WHAT IS YOUR PURPOSE?

When you hear the word “Velocity,” what’s the word that comes to your mind? Most of the time when I ask this question, the answer I get is “speed.” But that’s not the only word in the definition. The true definition of Velocity is Speed with Direction. Engaging in tasks that have no connection with a meaningful outcome - or purpose - only leads to burnout and, inevitably, loss of Velocity. So how do you find your purpose and stay...

WHY CYBERSECURITY IS A BUSINESS DECISION

The rapidly growing need to keep a business secure while fueling its growth is the essence of why cybersecurity has become a business decision. Statistics show it’s typically under six months that a business will be able to stay open after a major data breach. So what cybersecurity strategies can you adopt to protect your small or medium-sized business in 2021 and beyond? I invited a very special guest, Rick Jordan, to join me on this week’s Velocity Mindset® Success...
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WORD OF MOUTH MARKETING: HOW TO UNLOCK THE CONVERSATIONAL POWER OF YOUR CUSTOMERS

Many of the most successful businesses in the world advertise the least, because their customers take on that role voluntarily on their behalf. Yet, studies show fewer than 1% of businesses have a word of mouth strategy. So what does it take to unlock the conversational power of your customers and turn them into your marketing team? This week I invited Jay Baer, one of the world’s most esteemed marketing and customer service experts, to join me as a guest...
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HOW TO GAIN BUY-IN AND INFLUENCE OTHERS

When it comes to achieving your goals, much of success depends on your ability to influence and be influenced by others. Successful leaders don’t become so in a vacuum. A leader’s role must include a level of empathy for others’ needs and goals, plus the discipline to seek and apply velocity for everyone’s benefit. So what is the best way to get people to buy into your ideas and do what you ask of them? Find out in this week’s...