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Develop leadership skills and understand leadership development from expert interviews with transformational leaders. Leaders in the Trenches gives raw discussions that dive deep into new strategies to accelerate your company growth and your leadership abilities. Get interviews from Fortune 100 leaders to experts in various domains of marketing, sales, and leadership that allows you to explode your growth. Learn from their failures and discover the finer elements of significance that will impact your company.
Guests include Daymond John, Les Brown, Michael Gerber, Jonah Berger, Bob Berg, Greg McKeown, and with the host Gene Hammett.

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Develop leadership skills and understand leadership development from expert interviews with transformational leaders. Leaders in the Trenches gives raw discussions that dive deep into new strategies to accelerate your company growth and your leadership abilities. Get interviews from Fortune 100 leaders to experts in various domains of marketing, sales, and leadership that allows you to explode your growth. Learn from their failures and discover the finer elements of significance that will impact your company.
Guests include Daymond John, Les Brown, Michael Gerber, Jonah Berger, Bob Berg, Greg McKeown, and with the host Gene Hammett.

    Leading a Team Atmosphere Creates Growth with Justin Rainer at TeamWRX

    Leading a Team Atmosphere Creates Growth with Justin Rainer at TeamWRX

    As a leader, if you want to foster a culture of creativity and productivity, then you may want to take steps to create a team atmosphere. Creating a team atmosphere in the workplace unites employees in pursuing common objectives and sets a clear direction. Trust, open communication, and collaboration are just a few examples of essential elements in creating a team atmosphere. Today’s guest is Justin Rainer, founder, and CEO at TeamWRX. Inc Magazine ranked his company #716 on the 2022 Inc 5000 list. TeamWRX is an award-winning, culture-driven company that provides immediate contingent employee placement and the scheduling of long-term staffing in the Metro Atlanta, Greater Savannah, and Dallas-Fort Worth areas. It is built on the foundation of superior customer service and heavy investment in the culture, training, and advancement to produce extraordinary results. In this episode, Justin talks about creating a team atmosphere out of sport-based fundamentals and why it is important to celebrate the small wins just as much as the big ones. He also talked about empowering people and building camaraderie in the workplace. Discover what it takes to create a culture where people feel like they belong and create one within your own workplace.
     
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    The Shift of Leadership with Bill George - Author of True North

    The Shift of Leadership with Bill George - Author of True North

    Leadership is changing, it comes in many forms, and right now, we are in the middle of a significant shift of leadership. Many examples of the shift in leadership don't fit the stereotypical image of positional power. Old models of commanding control are no longer working, and managers who can't adapt to this shift are resigning or retiring. Today's guest is Bill George, former chairman and CEO of Medtronic. Bill is a renowned leadership expert and the author of True North: Leading Authentically in Today's Workplace, Emerging Leader Edition. The book is filled with dramatic stories from successful leaders of how they overcame great challenges to build highly successful organizations. In this episode, Bill talks about the shift of leadership and the importance of focusing on frontline employees. He also talks about how introspective leaders are a purposeful and more effective type of leaders. Discover different models of leadership that can help you become a better leader and work well with others.
     
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    Strong Culture and Retaining Talented Employees with Corbin Wrights at REPLI

    Strong Culture and Retaining Talented Employees with Corbin Wrights at REPLI

    A core element of a strong culture is retaining talented employees. With the low unemployment rates and expensive employee turnover costs, the focus on retaining talented employees is vitally important for business owners and leaders. Today’s guest is Corbin Wrights, founder, and CEO at REPLI. Inc Magazine ranked his company #1376 on the 2022 Inc 5000 list. REPLI is a fast-growing property tech company that develops software solutions for multifamily organizations. From custom community websites to renter-focused ad funnels – REPLI helps multifamily owners and managers create unforgettable digital experiences for their future and current residents. In this episode, Corbin talks about retaining talented employees and what it takes to be a leader that can. He also talks about the importance of value alignment and how it helps the company to succeed. Learn how having the right team in place can make a difference.
     
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    • 22 min
    How to Build a Confident Team for Massive Growth with Brett Stevens at FOHSE

    How to Build a Confident Team for Massive Growth with Brett Stevens at FOHSE

    Your team matters more than you know, and as a leader, you'll have to play a more direct role in ensuring the team works well together. One of the most important roles is helping them improve their confidence. Part of the ways on how to build a confident team is to empower them and build them up emotionally. Today we ask our guest, Brett Stevens, founder, and CEO of FOHSE, Inc., to join us for a conversation on how to build a confident team. Inc Magazine ranked his company #19 on the 2022 Inc 5000 list with 14,708% 3-Year Growth. FOHSE. is a rising star in indoor horticulture lighting application and research. They are the leading manufacturer of high-performance LED grow lights designed for cannabis cultivation. In this episode, Brett shares how to build a confident team and what does it takes to create high-level growth. He also talks about the importance of hiring people with emotional maturity. Discover these most effective strategies to maximize your company's growth.
     
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    Two Ways to Improve Organizational Alignment Across a Team - Behind the Scenes

    Two Ways to Improve Organizational Alignment Across a Team - Behind the Scenes

    To improve alignment within the organization is a powerful strategy. It helps achieve goals faster, overcome challenges, and create a unifying workplace culture. To do this effectively, you have to start with a strong foundation. Tune in to this special episode and discover ways to improve organizational alignment across your team. I'm Gene Hammett, an executive coach with over ten years of experience working with CEOs and their executive teams. I have developed frameworks and insights to help you and your company grow. In this special episode, I shared ways to improve alignment across a team and why every company needs to implement them. Learn different leadership development strategies that would create growth for your company.
     
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    A 3 Year Revenue Growth of 14,016% by Having the Right Culture with Marie Nicole Clothing

    A 3 Year Revenue Growth of 14,016% by Having the Right Culture with Marie Nicole Clothing

    Throughout the years, successful businesses have learned the importance of having the right culture in a company. Culture matters, and it makes every company unique. Having the right culture builds trust, respect, and the opportunity for employees to participate in shared values and passion. Today's guest is Jane Zhu, Founder, and CEO of Marie Nicole Clothing, together with their HR Manager Emily Moses. Inc Magazine ranked her company #23 on the 2022 Inc 5000 list with 14,106% 3-Year Growth. Marie Nicole Clothing is a children's clothing company providing adorable, affordable, and comfortable attire. Its mission is to bring high-quality children's clothing directly from the manufacturer to your doorstep, without additional costs. In this episode, Jane shares the importance of having the right culture and why it's essential to a company’s success. She also talked about creating a safe place for her employees and how it can foster new levels of creativity in the workplace. Discover the importance of hiring the right professional and how it became a key factor to their growth as a company.
     
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