Dirk Beveridge sits with some of the most brilliant leaders and innovators from within distribution and beyond. We go deep with innovators, leaders, and disrupters you want to learn from. Each guest is innovating and changing the way business is done. They have chosen to be the disrupter rather than the disrupted.
My Life’s Work: Stay Focused For The Long-Term
Over the last five episodes you have learned a success path for securing your life s work. First you must define your purpose by leveraging a compelling set of values and beliefs to inspire hunger for meaningful contribution. Next, align your team around a clear path forward. You ll want to identify the strategies that will lead [...]
My Life’s Work: Long-Term Thinking In A Short-Term World
On February 14, 1924, the Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company changed its name. International Business Machines Corporation was born that day. IBM. Big Blue. Was here to stay. From that point on with big dreams, strong principals, and a belief in the future, Thomas Watson with his THINK mantra ushered in an AMBITION OF POSSIBILITIES. This [...]
My Life’s Work: Build Organizational Capabilities For Tomorrow
How far will 30 steps take you? If your steps are linear, you ll travel 30 meters. But set your sites on 30 exponential steps you know, 1, 2, 4, 8, 16, 32, 64, 128 and you will travel over 1 billion meters (1,073,741,824 meters to be exact). That s 26 times around the earth! [...]
My Life s Work: Don t Allow Your Business To Drift
Can you think of a business that has drifted with no meaningful disciplines? How about Enron? Or a business that drifted with no vision? Blockbuster comes to mind. How about a business with no clear path forward? Sears. Enough said, right? On the other hand, businesses with strategy, disciplines, and vision write a different future. [...]
My Life s Work: Purpose Driven Leadership
Define Your Purpose Business and life always come back to purpose. Leaders are purpose driven. Estee Lauder, Walt Disney, Sam Walton, and David Packard, for example. It is your purpose that secures your life s work. To achieve your life s work you need to escape the tyranny of the urgent today. Estee Lauder and Walt Disney [...]
My Life s Work: It s The 4th Quarter
Tom Brady, in the 4th quarter of his career is getting stronger and keeps delivering championships. Warren Buffet turned 89 this summer and continues to bring it having amassed 99% of his wealth after his 50th birthday. And, no matter what the prior decades delivered, it is in the 4th quarter of your career that [...]
Dirk Knows His Stuff
Dirk seems prescient in the knowledge he brings through his constant interaction with innovators and leaders.
Insightful and Truly Brilliant!
Dirk has challenged me to think outside the box. I own my future and will continue to thrive thanks to the nuggets and positive topics that are shared in these podcasts. Keep them coming please!
All in one place!
While I've heard a lot of this before from various material from Dirk, having this all in one place, and hearing it all in sequence, gives me a much better understanding of the overall message. PLUS, there are always new nuggets to appreciate!