14 episodes

Welcome to the podcast where we examine problems that keep business owners up at night. From long-term strategies to risk management tools, you’ll hear a variety of ways to identify what could be going wrong… and how to adapt in a rapidly changing market.

I’m your host, Grace LaConte. I’m a consultant, futurist, and writer on topics related to Healthy Feedback Loops, workplace equity, and creative communication strategies.

What’s Wrong with Your Business‪?‬ Grace LaConte

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Welcome to the podcast where we examine problems that keep business owners up at night. From long-term strategies to risk management tools, you’ll hear a variety of ways to identify what could be going wrong… and how to adapt in a rapidly changing market.

I’m your host, Grace LaConte. I’m a consultant, futurist, and writer on topics related to Healthy Feedback Loops, workplace equity, and creative communication strategies.

    WWB 014: Fight, Flight, Freeze, and Face

    WWB 014: Fight, Flight, Freeze, and Face

    Our response to fear has a big impact on how we make business decisions. Let's talk about the 3 most common responses, why they are ineffective, and which one can increase your chance of success.
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    • 20 min
    WWB 013: The 5 Basic Fears We All Share

    WWB 013: The 5 Basic Fears We All Share

    Is there a connection between what we’re afraid of and how we make business decisions? In this episode, Grace explains the 5 fears we all share (based on the work of Dr. Karl Albrecht) and why they correlate with Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs. You'll also hear an analysis of a horror film, The Silence of the Lambs. 

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    • 16 min
    WWB 012: Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs

    WWB 012: Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs

    What is Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, and how does it apply to business risks? In this episode, we will discuss why this powerful tool can help you understand the motivations of your employees and customers.

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    • 22 min
    WWB 011: Why Foundational Staff Have Strategic Value

    WWB 011: Why Foundational Staff Have Strategic Value

    What do lowest-paid employees have to offer, and why should we ask them to help make strategic decisions? This episode starts with an eye-opening (and humbling) discovery. You'll find out who Foundational Staff are, the #1 question to ask them, why a Fight-Flight-Freeze response is not effective... and which response can add tremendous value to your organization.  

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    • 15 min
    WWB 010: The 5 Areas Where Your Company is Most at Risk

    WWB 010: The 5 Areas Where Your Company is Most at Risk

    A deep-dive explanation about the main categories of strategic risk (Governance, Operational, Competitive, Financial, Reputational), and the 4-step process you can use to evaluate them. 

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    • 24 min
    WWB 009: Who are Your Devil’s Advocates?

    WWB 009: Who are Your Devil’s Advocates?

    Listening to problems and potentially negative outcomes is not easy or fun, but it's an important part of avoiding disaster. In this episode, you'll hear why Devil's Advocates are important, what happens when you create a diverse culture, and more!

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    • 21 min

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