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We know to make a positive impact in this world, you need to lead and perform at the highest level, but where can you learn to develop the skills to be the leader that puts people first? Welcome to Redefining The Top 1%, where we explore the lessons and experiences high performance thought and business leaders have successfully implemented throughout their careers to change leadership behaviors and bring a new perspective to their business. Together we’re Redefining the Top 1%, so get ready to build a better world for everyone, with your host Dr. Trevor Blattner. If you’re interested in becoming the type of leader that can UNIFY others, cultivate a sense of profound loyalty within your organization, and become the role model and protector your team deserves, then this is the show for you.
If you’re ready to maximize your performance in all aspects of life, become a world-class leader, achieve success so that you can build enough resources to serve others, be happy and fulfilled, and live for something larger than yourself, you’re in the right place!

Our Creator has given us each more brainpower than we could exhaust in 100 lifetimes, and it is our calling to develop that potential to its maximum capacity in order to serve others while we're blessed to be alive. Welcome to our community!

Redefining The Top 1‪%‬ Trevor Blattner

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We know to make a positive impact in this world, you need to lead and perform at the highest level, but where can you learn to develop the skills to be the leader that puts people first? Welcome to Redefining The Top 1%, where we explore the lessons and experiences high performance thought and business leaders have successfully implemented throughout their careers to change leadership behaviors and bring a new perspective to their business. Together we’re Redefining the Top 1%, so get ready to build a better world for everyone, with your host Dr. Trevor Blattner. If you’re interested in becoming the type of leader that can UNIFY others, cultivate a sense of profound loyalty within your organization, and become the role model and protector your team deserves, then this is the show for you.
If you’re ready to maximize your performance in all aspects of life, become a world-class leader, achieve success so that you can build enough resources to serve others, be happy and fulfilled, and live for something larger than yourself, you’re in the right place!

Our Creator has given us each more brainpower than we could exhaust in 100 lifetimes, and it is our calling to develop that potential to its maximum capacity in order to serve others while we're blessed to be alive. Welcome to our community!

    Evolution of Leadership | David O’Brien

    Evolution of Leadership | David O’Brien

    We are all currently living in a very different time facing a pandemic and I’m sure leaders around the world each have their own strategy to cope. But, did you ever wonder how post-pandemic leadership would look like? In this episode, we talk just about that with guest David O’Brien.
     
    David A. O'Brien is President of WorkChoice Solutions, LLC, a nationally recognized provider of leadership and team effectiveness consulting services. Prior to launching WorkChoice Solutions in 2000, David was a Senior Vice President and General Manager with a global provider of workforce management services. His corporate consulting career spans over twenty years and includes key leadership roles within a variety of industries including Aerospace, Healthcare, and Financial Services. His clients include such market leaders as Aetna, Day Pitney, ESPN, KPMG, Mass Mutual, Otis Elevator, Peoples Bank, The Hartford, U.S. Airways, and United Technologies. He also works with many small and emerging market leaders to bring about lasting organizational and leadership transformation.
     
    Listen and learn more about the evolution of leadership through the decades and what does leadership looks like in a post-pandemic world. We also talked about the concept of ‘our time’ which you should definitely check out! Tune in!
     
    Episode Highlights:
     
    Evolution of Leadership Through the Decades [2:18] Effective Ways to Develop Better Emotional Intelligence [6:05] Leadership in the Post-Pandemic World [8:40] Reaching Our Fullest Potential [20:05] Compass Calibration Technique [22:25] Book Recommendations [26:57]  
    Resources Mentioned In This Episode:
    I believe anyone can be a leader in today’s world that’s why I’ve created a short, user-friendly book called Redefining the Top 1 Percent. Get your FREE copy by joining our Facebook Group here. Not only are you getting a free copy of my book, but you’ll also get lots of FREE training and resources on a weekly basis. Visit workchoicesolutions.com to find out more about David’s leadership services, books, webinars, and more. A ton of resources can be found on his website including some leadership articles and assessments. Grab your copy of David’s best-selling books, The Navigator’s Handbook and The Navigator’s Compass by visiting davidonamazon.com In Case You Missed It: We’ve had Dr. Tasha Eurich on the show where we talked about Bankable Leadership and self-awareness. Check it out here.  
    Connect with David: Email LinkedIn Facebook Twitter YouTube  
    Book Recommendations: Start With Why by Simon Sinek Insight by Tasha Eurich Leadership Is an Art by Max De Pree The Go-Giver by Bob Burg True North by Bill George The Power of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale The Greatest Salesman In the World by Og Mandino The Choice by Og Mandino The Return of the Ragpicker by Og Mandino  
     
    Quotes:
    “It’s that self-awareness. It starts with that acceptance that we don’t have to figure it all out in one day, in one meeting, or in one class.”
    “This is a journey. It’s not about perfection. It’s about the progress.”
    “Leadership is not a Monday to Friday gig. It’s a 24/7 gig.”
    “Leadership is a choice.”
    “The older I get, the more I know the little I know.”
     
     
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    • 33 min
    Creating The Multiplier Effect by Liz Wiseman

    Creating The Multiplier Effect by Liz Wiseman

    I am very pleased to have Liz Wiseman today on the show as she is a researcher and executive advisor who teaches leadership to executives around the world.  She is the author of the New York Times bestseller Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter, The Multiplier Effect: Tapping the Genius Inside Our Schools, and Wall Street Journal bestseller Rookie Smarts: Why Learning Beats Knowing in the New Game of Work.
     
    She is the CEO of the Wiseman Group, a leadership research, and development firm headquartered in Silicon Valley, California.  Some of her recent clients include Apple, AT&T, Disney, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Nike, Salesforce, Tesla, and Twitter.  Liz has been listed on the Thinkers50 ranking and in 2019 was recognized as the top leadership thinker in the world.
     
    She has conducted significant research in the field of leadership and collective intelligence and writes for Harvard Business Review, Fortune, and a variety of other business and leadership journals.  She is a frequent guest lecturer at BYU and Stanford University and is a former executive at Oracle Corporation, where she worked as the Vice President of Oracle University and as the global leader for Human Resource Development.
     
    Listen and learn more about the differences between the Multipliers and Diminishers. We’ve also discussed some common diminisher tendencies so make sure to tune in so you can assess yourself and avoid such tendencies. Enjoy!
                  
     
    Episode Highlights:
     
    ●        Working With High-Level Individuals [7:05]
    ●       Creating The Multiplier Effect [10:00]
    ●       Multipliers vs. Diminishers [15:15]
    ●       Creating a Liberating Climate in the Working Environment [20:18]
    ●       Common Diminisher Tendencies [29:18]
    ●       Book Recommendations [39:33]
     
    Resources Mentioned In This Episode:
    ●       I believe anyone can be a leader in today’s world that’s why I’ve created a short, user-friendly book called Redefining the Top 1 Percent. Get your FREE copy by joining our Facebook Group here. Not only are you getting a free copy of my book, you’ll also get lots of FREE training and resources on a weekly basis.
    ●       Visit thewisemangroup.com to find out more about Liz’s leadership services and books. They have a ton of resources you can check out including the Accidental Diminisher Quiz.
    ●       Connect with Liz:
            o   Email
            o   LinkedIn
            o   Facebook
    ●       Liz’s Best-selling Books:
            o   Multipliers
            o   Rookie Smarts
            o   The Multiplier Effect
    ●       Book Recommendations:
            o   Radical Candor by Kim Scott
            o   Good to Great by James C. Collins
     
    Quotes:
    “You can start a company with genius. But, to scale a company, you need more than just a single genius.”
    “One of the things that I’ve noticed about good leaders is how they put you at ease.”
    “It’s not the employee that’s different. It’s the way that these leaders are operating.”
    “While diminishers tend to be micro-managers, multipliers tend to be investors. They keep other people's ownership.”
    “All great work involves struggle and suffer.”
    “It’s not about getting rid of the diminishers in the workplace. It’s getting rid of our accidental diminisher tendencies.”
    “Learning usually comes when you are stuck on something.”
     
     
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    • 45 min
    Improving Your Belief System with Dr. Kimberly Hambrick

    Improving Your Belief System with Dr. Kimberly Hambrick

    Today’s guest is Dr. Kimberly Hambrick. She is a leadership development, growth coach, and trainer. She designs empowered leaders to achieve the significance they desire. Known as the BS Buster—she works to bust through their BS—belief systems—or b******t swirl of negative thought and excuses with a proven system that minimizes risks and moves them forward. She owns Kimberly Hambrick Consulting and is an Executive Director with the John Maxwell team and serves on the President’s Advisory Committee. Kimberly has almost three decades of experience in corporate America, serving in leadership roles with a focus on coaching to achieve more.
     
    Navigating your transition points –professional or personal--is an exciting and challenging time. Dr. Kimberly helps you to discover YOUR possibilities; celebrate your successes; navigate challenges, and transition to the next level—career-wise or in your daily life.
     
    Listen and learn how to improve your belief system and design your own leadership style. If you are an aspiring leader, don’t miss out on Dr. Kimberly’s advice. Enjoy!
     
    Episode Highlights:
     
    ●       Being BS Buster: Kimberly’s Background [2:20]
    ●       Improving Your Belief System [11:40]
    ●       Most Common Forms of Self-Sabotage or Invisible Boundaries [15:30]
    ●       Designing Your Own Leadership Style [19:48]
    ●       Advice for Aspiring Leaders [26:35]
    ●       Book Recommendations and More [28:00]
     
    Resources Mentioned In This Episode:
    ●       I believe anyone can be a leader in today’s world that’s why I’ve created a short, user-friendly book called Redefining the Top 1 Percent. Get your FREE copy by joining our Facebook Group here. Not only are you getting a free copy of my book, you’ll also get lots of FREE training and resources on a weekly basis.
    ●       Go to kimberlyhambrick.com to know more about Kimberly, her consulting services, her podcast, and more.  
    ●       Are you interested in the John Maxwell Method? Kimberly offers leadership and professional development programs that utilize this type of method. Click here to learn more. 
    ●       Unlock your full potential and increase your awareness with five invisible boundaries by downloading this resource from Kimberly.
    ●       Connect with Kimberly through  the following:
           o   Facebook
           o   LinkedIn
    ●       Book Recommendations:
           o   Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
           o   Sacred Pace by Terry Looper
           o   The Third Option by Miles McPherson
     
    Quotes:
    “It did not happen overnight. It happened with me being humble enough to know I needed help to reach out to the right people and to intentionally and consistently work on myself.”
    “The reality is hurt people hurt people.”
    “Just because there’s truth in it, it doesn’t mean you have to make a change. You have to do what works for you.”
    “There’s something empowering and freeing to know that we actually are in control.”
    “The very first person you beat is yourself.”
    “Success is when you add value to yourself. Significance is when you add value to others.”
    “It’s not about you. When you are on a leadership world, it’s about other people.”
     
     
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    • 37 min
    The Conscious Consultant: Sam Liebowitz

    The Conscious Consultant: Sam Liebowitz

    In an era of confusion and disruption, today’s guest, Sam Liebowitz, The Conscious Consultant, is the only specialist of his kind who uniquely utilizes ancient wisdom with a modern perspective to empower people around the world so they can get past whatever challenges they're facing to live, feel and be better without a guru or expert telling them that they need to be fixed!
     
    His mission as your Conscious Consultant is for you to more fully embrace your authentic & empowered self so that you can live a more harmonious, peaceful life and call upon more of your gifts. He seeks to support you in being more prepared to face whatever challenges life brings your way. His vision is to empower, inspire and uplift you to uncover, activate and harness your innate superpowers.
     
    Listen and learn how to be more conscious in your life and your business. Sam and I also discuss the 7 Fundamentals of A Successful Business & A Balanced Life. Enjoy!
    Episode Highlights:
     
    ●       The Conscious Consultant: Sam Liebowitz [4:38]
    ●       E = mc2: Everything is Energy [10:00]
    ●       The 7 Fundamentals of A Successful Business & A Balanced Life [15:00]
    ●       Studying the 7 Chakras [22:40]
    ●       Understanding Religion, Spirituality, and Energy [24:40]
    ●       Everyday Awakening: You Are More Powerful Than You Know [27:30]
    ●       Book Recommendations and More [31:50]
     
    Resources Mentioned In This Episode:
    ●       I believe anyone can be a leader in today’s world. That’s why I’ve created a short, user-friendly book called Redefining the Top 1 Percent. Get your FREE copy by joining our Facebook Group here. Not only are you getting a free copy of my book, you’ll also get lots of FREE training and resources on a weekly basis.
    ●       Go to theconsciousconsultant.com to know more about Sam, his offerings, and more to help you harness your superpowers to create a more abundant, fulfilling, and sustainable business, career, and life.
    ●       If you are interested in learning about the chakras, here are two (2) books to get you started:
    o   The Energy of Money by Maria Nemeth
    o   Mastering Life's Energies by Maria Nemeth
    ●       Check out Evolutionary Business Council, a community of high-level influential speakers, transformational thought leaders, conscious business leaders, television personalities, bestselling authors, radio hosts, and others with a broad, diverse audience who elicit positive change in the world.
    ●       Listen to the Conscious Consultant Hour, a show perfect for raising your consciousness in today's society.
    ●       Connect with Sam by sending him an email or through  the following:
    o   Facebook
    o   LinkedIn
    o   Instagram
    o   YouTube
     
    ●      Book Recommendations:
    o   The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor
    o   The Big Leap by Gay Hendricks
    o   The Intention Experiment by Lynne McTaggart
     
    Quotes:
    “We live in a polygraphic universe. Inside everything, there is everything else.”
    “Companies that are more conscious outperform companies that are not by 40%.”
    “These energies develop in our physical body during our first 7 years of life.”
    “A business is a group of people coming together to do something.”
    “We have a tendency to attract people that are similar to us in some way, shape, or form.”
    “It’s not about what we do. It’s about who we are.”
    “ We are all much powerful than we realize.”
     
     
     
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    • 37 min
    How To Build On Failure | Dr. Ivan Joseph

    How To Build On Failure | Dr. Ivan Joseph

    It’s a great pleasure to welcome Dr. Ivan Joseph on today’s episode. Dr. Joseph is a self-confidence expert. He has a background in athletics with immense success coaching soccer and serving as the Director of Athletics at Ryerson University. He was applauded for coaching the Ryerson Rams to first-time national championship twice and first-time provincial championship several times. Dr. Joseph also has a Ph.D. in sports psychology from Capella University. His sports background made him a master of understanding what motivates people and how they can build themselves up to optimize their performances.
     
    Dr. Joseph is currently the Vice-President, Student Affairs at Wilfrid Laurier University where his role encompasses a wide range of responsibilities including enriching the student experience, strategic planning, fundraising, marketing, and development of sports facilities, among others. Dr. Joseph served in a similar capacity as Vice Provost, Student Affairs at Dalhousie University before choosing to return home to be closer to family.
     
    In 2012, he gave a TEDx talk titled “The Skill of Self Confidence” and it has now been viewed more than 20 million times on YouTube. Dr. Joseph also published an excellent book titled You Got This: Mastering The Skill of Self-Confidence which was included in Amazon's Top 10 Most Gifted Books in Business Mentoring & Coaching category in 2018.
     
    Anyone, especially emerging leaders, will find this episode truly enriching. Listen in and join us as Dr. Joseph shares his advice on building self-worth and self-confidence and how these will change your life.
     
    Episode Highlights:
     
    ●        From Helping Himself Be In Control to Helping Others [2:23]
    ●        Personality Types and the Tendency to Lose Confidence [5:17]
    ●        Failure - How Do You Build On It? [11:09]
    ●        Why Mentorship Is Essential [15:03]
    ●        Writing Yourself A Confidence Letter [17:45]
    ●        The Global Trait and Belief [27:31]
    ●        Dr. Joseph’s Process for Achieving Clarity of Purpose [34:22]
    ●        Book Recommendations [37:12]
     
    Resources Mentioned In This Episode:
    ●        I believe anyone can be a leader in today’s world that’s why I’ve created a short, user-friendly book called Redefining the Top 1 Percent. Get your FREE copy by joining our Facebook Group here. Not only are you getting a free copy of my book, you’ll also get lots of FREE training and resources on a weekly basis.
    ●        Head to drivanjoseph.com and check out Dr. Joseph’s workshops, book, blog, and quote cards to keep you motivated and driven in bringing out the confident leader in you!
    ●        Get a FREE chapter of Dr. Joseph’s book here! You can also place the coupon code “IVANJOSEPH” to get a discount when you make the purchase.
    ●        Connect with Dr. Joseph by sending him an email or through  the following:
    o   Facebook
    o   Twitter
    o   LinkedIn
    o   Instagram
    ●        Book Recommendations:
    o   The Inner Game of Tennis: The Classic Guide to the Mental Side of Peak Performance by W. Timothy Gallwey
    o   Golf is Not a Game of Perfect by Dr. Bob Rotella
    o   Who Moved My Cheese by Dr. Spencer Johnson
     
    Quotes:
    “Progress involves failure.”
    “The road to excellence doesn’t go straight up. It’s not that first draft.”
    “Nobody does anything alone.”
    “Showing up on the field feeling good about yourself? What an amazing accomplishment!”
    “Happiness and optimism fuels high performance and excellence.”
    “But we don’t spend time thinking about clarity of purpose and alignment of purpose with where we are in our lives and where we’re working, and I think that’s really key.”
    “I want people to understand why they

    • 41 min
    What It’s Like to Be Coached by Peter Bregman

    What It’s Like to Be Coached by Peter Bregman

    I am thrilled to welcome our guest for today, Peter Bregman who is ranked as a Top 30 thought leader by Thinkers 50 Radar and selected as one of the Top 8 thought leaders in leadership. He is ranked by Global Guru as one of the top 30 best Coaches in the world and one of the top 30 best leadership speakers and trainers in the world. He is also the award-winning, best-selling author and contributor of 18 books, including most recently, Leading with Emotional Courage: How to Have Hard Conversations, Create Accountability, and Inspire Action on Your Most Important Work.. His book, 18 Minutes: Find Your Focus, Master Distraction, and Get the Right Things Done, was a Wall Street Journal bestseller, winner of the Gold medal from the Axiom Business Book awards, named the best business book of the year by NPR, and selected by Publisher’s Weekly and the New York Post as a top ten business book. He is also the author of Four Seconds: All the Time You Need to Replace Counter-Productive Habits with Ones That Really Work, a New York Post “Top Pick for Your Career” in 2015, and Point B: A Short Guide to Leading a Big Change.
     
    Peter created and currently leads the #1 Leadership Development Program in the world, a four-day program that transforms the way people lead by increasing their confidence in themselves, their ability to connect with others, their commitment to what’s most important, and their emotional courage.
     
    Last but not the least, He is the host of the top 10 Business Podcast, Bregman Leadership Podcast, with over 1.5M downloads. Peter is also a regular contributor to the Harvard Business Review, and his articles and commentary appear frequently in BusinessWeek, Fast Company, Psychology Today, Forbes, PBS, ABC, CNN, NPR, and FOX Business News.
     
                   Peter and I talked about business, leadership, and life and he had so much to share with us given his fresh perspective! Join us as he unravels his work methodology, coaching style, and how his business keeps on evolving. Sit back, relax, and enjoy!
     
     
     
    Episode Highlights:
     
    ●       Peter Finds His Purpose Through an Accidental Discovery  [3:07]
    ●       The Foundation for His First Book [6:51]
    ●       What It’s Like to Be Coached by Peter [12:48]
    ●       The Right Question Leading to Change [22:06]
    ●       Knowing What Matters in Life and Work [27:02]
    ●       Peter’s Thoughts on Reading Books [32:26]
    ●       Beginning to Understand the Soul [35:25]
    ●       Building Up Your Emotional Courage [41:30]
     
    Resources Mentioned In This Episode:
    ●       I believe anyone can be a leader in today’s world that’s why I’ve created a short, user-friendly book called Redefining the Top 1 Percent. Get your FREE copy by joining our Facebook Group here. Not only are you getting a free copy of my book, you’ll also get lots of FREE training and resources on a weekly basis.
    ●       Visit bregmanpartners.com to find out more about Peter’s leadership program and books. They have a ton of resources you can check out including the Bregman Leadership Podcast.
    ●       Connect with Peter:
    o   Email
    o   LinkedIn
    o   Facebook
    o   Twitter
    o   YouTube
     
    Quotes:
    “I think my career has been incredibly unstrategic and not very well thought out ahead of time though it makes a tremendous amount of sense in retrospect which I think is very healthy.”
    “The beautiful thing about running your own company is when I’m bored I get to change it.”
    “Most of my writing happens when I’m trying to figure something out and the writing helps me figure it out. And that’s much more exciting writing for me.”
    “In some ways, my life’s work is to understand how to help people close the gap between what they know and what th

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