Pushing Beyond the Obvious is a podcast dedicated to help entrepreneurs succeed in a hyper-competitive & ever-changing business environment.
We will invite practitioners and thought leaders to share their experience, strategies and secrets about their success, that can entrepreneurs can apply in their day-to-day life.
Join us on a journey of discovering new insights every week.
How Conflicts can Super-charge Our business with Liz Kislik
Who is on the show: In this episode we host Liz Kislik, For 30 years as a management consultant, executive coach, and facilitator, Liz has focused on advancing business results for her clients. She develops higher performing workforces for leading organizations, from the Fortune 500 and national non-profits to family-run businesses. Why is she on the show: Over the years Liz has coached and mentored employees from the C-suite to the contact center — vice presidents, human resource professionals, and department supervisors — motivating them with her wit, wisdom, and humanity. She also is the author of the Workplace Wisdom […]
Be the Influential Leader you are meant to be “Monday to Monday” with Stacey Hanke
Who is on the show: In this episode we host communication and influence expert Stacey Hanke. She is a business owner “Stacey Hanke Inc”, a keynote speaker, author and an executive coach and a mentor. Why is she on the show: In her forthcoming book, “Influence Redefined”, she offers readers a new perspective on how to behave such that we can grow our influence and impact people not just when we are around them but even when we are not around. What did I learn from the conversation: True influence doesn’t come from a fancy title. It needs to be […]
A Talk based on the book – Thrive at SAP Asia
As part of an employee engagement activity, I was given the opportunity to deliver a talk based on my latest book – “Thrive – Mindsets and Skillsets needed to succeed in a world dominated by smart machines & intelligent algorithms“. I tried to record the audio of this recording and would like to share that as part of my podcast. The recording is not very clean and there is some noise through out the recording and I am sorry about that. I am sharing this despite the noise as I think that each one of us can go away with something […]
Imagination – Our Greatest Strength and our Greatest Weakness
One of the greatest strengths of the human race is also one if its weakest link. Our ability to imagine is the source of all the innovations around us that has made our lives and our species so dominant in the also what causes us to trip in a lot of our pursuit. Imagination can be both productive and destructive. We could end up living in our imaginary worlds and never see the reality. This is the reason why so many of us (individuals and organisations) are never able to realize our potential. We are unable to get out of […]
PBTO S2E10: Things that Matter to being Successful with Anne Sugar
Who is on the show: In this episode, we speak with Anne Sugar. She is an executive coach and speaker who has advised top leaders at companies like TripAdvisor, Sanofi Genzyme and Havas, She also serves as an executive coach for Harvard Business School Executive Education. Why is she on the show: Dorie Clark recommended that we should host Anne and that she will have a lot of insights that can help us. Anne proved to be all that Dorie said that she will be. She shares a lot of great insights that will help us find success in our […]
PBTO S2E9: Friend of a Friend: Understanding the Hidden Networks That Can Transform Your Life And Your Career
Who is on the show: David Burkus is a best-selling author, a sought-after speaker, an associate professor of leadership and innovation at Oral Roberts University. Why is he on the show: His forthcoming book, Friend of a Friend, offers readers a new perspective on how to grow their networks and build key connections—one based on the science of human behavior, not rote networking advice. He’s delivered keynotes to the leaders of Fortune 500 companies and the future leaders of the United States Naval Academy. His TED talk has been viewed over 1.8 million times and he is a regular contributor […]