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    The Study of Sleep | Level Up with Dan Chiodo | August 2022, Episode 64 | Nick Lambe

    The Study of Sleep | Level Up with Dan Chiodo | August 2022, Episode 64 | Nick Lambe

    If you want to explore the subject of sleep and wonder what goes into a good night’s sleep, this
    is the podcast you will want to watch. Sleep expert Nick Lambe explores the topic from many
    angles.

    I. How to take steps to new opportunities
    A. Evolution
    1. Deciding when to go to the next setting
    2. Use any opportunity to educate yourself
    3. Balance out opportunities to work alone v. collaboration with others
    4. Figure out your skill set within your industry

    B. Your unique abilities
    1. People gravitate to those they think can be helpful to them
    2. They don't necessarily look just for degrees

    II. The need for a Sleep Coach
    A. There are 7,500 sleep doctors and many thousands of patients
    B. Many or most sleep issues are behavioral in nature, not just medical
    1. Even if sleep issues are medical in origin, there is still a behavioral component
    2. There is lost confidence in the ability to sleep
    3. Sleep hygiene (ex. lights, food, temperature, etc) is a part of the solution, but not the sole solution
    C. Determining the proper amount of sleep
    1. No sweeping recommendation
    2. Depends on energy spent during the day
    3. Based on quality, depth, regularity, and continuity

    Website: https://www.impactbydan.com/​
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/impactbydan/​
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/daniel-chiodo-a8b0ba11/
    Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/impact-training-and-development-dan-chiodo/id1223775222?mt=2
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    When Selling is in Your Blood | Level Up with Dan Chiodo | July 2022 Ep 63 Tara Yaryan

    When Selling is in Your Blood | Level Up with Dan Chiodo | July 2022 Ep 63 Tara Yaryan

    Selling isn’t for everyone, but when you have a natural talent for it (starting at the age of 12) it
    may be the career that you are destined for and excel at. Watch Tara Yaryan’s sales journey.
    It will inspire you.

    I. Selling skills
    A. Do you have pride in your job?
    B. Understand what you are selling
    C. Believe in your product 1. Are you passionate about it?
    D. Organization is key 1. Constantly have a To Do list 2. Constantly reprioritize
    E. Sales skills are inherent, natural 1. Product knowledge can be taught 2. Training needs to be hands on

    II. Find a way to reset often
    A. Regularly
    B. Otherwise stress piles on

    Website: https://www.impactbydan.com/​
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/impactbydan/​
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/daniel-chiodo-a8b0ba11/
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsXtXqDlWCDzWfKzmAVN3QA
    Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/impact-training-and-development-dan-chiodo/id1223775222?mt=2
    Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/show/level-up-with-dan-chiodo

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    Leadership in Your Field & Your Community | Level Up with Dan Chiodo | June 2022 Ep 62 Garrett Terry

    Leadership in Your Field & Your Community | Level Up with Dan Chiodo | June 2022 Ep 62 Garrett Terry

    Leadership is a field that is not only an important skill for some people in their profession, but their talent in this area can extend to the community, where they can improve the quality of life for everyone. Garrett Terry, our next guest on Level Up does exactly that.

    I. Values Important to a Leader
    A. Patience
    B. Communication
    C. Tact
    1. With these traits/ values, problems can be remediated or avoided

    II. Competition
    A. Mostly offer the same services and products that you do
    B. Most people choose to work with you because they relate to you and the relationship they will build with you

    III. Side Hustle
    A. Find something/s outside work to interest you and round out your skills
    B. Volunteering
    1. Feels good
    2. Meet people
    3. Learn new skills

    Website: https://www.impactbydan.com/​
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/impactbydan/​
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/daniel-chiodo-a8b0ba11/
    YouTube: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLIUpMq8_zs_e6-ZIGZspb2APhC55cGq-_
    Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/impact-training-and-development-dan-chiodo/id1223775222?mt=2
    Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/show/level-up-with-dan-chiodo

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    A Positive Outlook Will Fuel Your Success | Level Up with Dan Chiodo | May 2022 Ep. 61 Richard McVay

    A Positive Outlook Will Fuel Your Success | Level Up with Dan Chiodo | May 2022 Ep. 61 Richard McVay

    Even if you are successful in a corporate life, sometimes you have the hopes to start your own
    organization and create your own success. Richard McVay has done that with two of his
    organizations that are all about fun!

    I. Making the Jump
    A. Look over the options
    B. If you are a prayerful person, pray about it
    C. Look over the "cliff"
    1. Either you jump or you don't

    II. What is your super power?
    A. Taking initiative
    B. Positive attitude
    C. You choose the direction you want to go
    D. Keep moving forward
    E. Good people skills
    F. Keep it fun/ create fun

    III. Young people keep you going
    A. They have the best new ideas
    B. They have no filter
    C. Listen to them
    D. Have fun

    IV. Pay it forward
    A. Ex. They give away a free birthday party for every 10 parties they book
    1. They partner with three agencies representing needy children

    V. Some good philosophies
    A. Yesterday ended at midnight. Concentrate on today.
    B. Fight to be a positive person
    C. Be open to learning and trying new things
    D. Look for what's there, not what you want to be there
    E. Wisdom can come from many others. You never know where it might come from.

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    Putting Passion in Whatever You Do | Level Up with Dan Chiodo | April 2022 Ep. 60 Yvonne Raczkowski

    Putting Passion in Whatever You Do | Level Up with Dan Chiodo | April 2022 Ep. 60 Yvonne Raczkowski

    Yvonne Raczkowski is a guest who always works with passion—passion at work, passion in her pastime activities, and passion about life in general. She has done much in life and is a lifelong learner, so she’s always ready to learn even more.

    I. Lifelong Learning
    A. If you can make a living for someone else, you can make a living for yourself
    B. Something different you can do that will make you better at your everyday tasks/work
    C. Not going forward is not an option
    D. Have a servant's heart.
    1. People don't care what you know until they know that you care
    2. Really listen, don't just get ready to respond

    II. Sales
    A. Over time, you can learn to sell a variety of items and services
    B. Sales equals facilitating between the person and the product/service

    Website: https://www.impactbydan.com/​
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/impactbydan/​
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/daniel-chiodo-a8b0ba11/
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsXtXqDlWCDzWfKzmAVN3QA
    Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/impact-training-and-development-dan-chiodo/id1223775222?mt=2
    Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/show/level-up-with-dan-chiodo

    • 29 min
    Level Up with Dan Chiodo | March 2022 Episode 59 Doug Hunt

    Level Up with Dan Chiodo | March 2022 Episode 59 Doug Hunt

    Check out Doug Hunt’s explanation of the Business Incubator concept. As Director of Entrepreneurship at the Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce, he is growing an incubator for organizations from all walks of life.

    I. Business Incubator

    A. Fosters entrepreneurship

    B. Advanced training and technical center
    1. Providing help to small businesses get to them to a level of success as quickly as possible

    C. Cash solves everything in small businesses
    1. Incubator mitigates as much risk and overhead as possible
    a. No long term lease: month to month
    b. Small monthly space rental fees
    c. Individual space, shared space, or hot desk
    d. No other expenses

    D. Fosters collaboration
    1. Allows networking, many times with individuals/companies you wouldn't otherwise encounter
    2. An ecosystem feeding one another

    II. Steps to being a successful entrepreneur

    A. Find a mentor/s

    B. Find systems and processes that work for you

    C. Be willing to take constructive criticism

    D. Have a business plan and follow it

    E. Take advantage of resources available to you

    Website: https://www.impactbydan.com/​
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/impactbydan/​
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/daniel-chiodo-a8b0ba11/
    Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/impact-training-and-development-dan-chiodo/id1223775222?mt=2
    Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/show/level-up-with-dan-chiodo

    • 30 min

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