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Winning Teams with John Murphy is dedicated to helping you get the important things done. The goal is to help you be the best you can be and live with vitality.

    Building a Legendary Life with Tommy Breedlove | Episode # 35

    Building a Legendary Life with Tommy Breedlove | Episode # 35

    Today’s guest on a Life and a Living Podcast is the best selling author Tommy Breedlove. His book Legendary has become a huge success and having read it myself, I can certainly see why. I am thrilled to have him on the show today to dive deep not only into his book, but his fascinating journey and to help give you the tools to build your legendary life.

    Tommy Breedlove took the opportunity to completely turn his life around through mentorship, hard work, accountability, and a lot of soul-searching. Listen on to find out how he went from incarceration to success and then left it all behind for a greater purpose. 



    What We Talked About in This Episode:



    Tommy’s Background and Incarceration

    Turning His Life Around Through Hard Work and the Help of a Mentor

    Financial Success Does Not Equal Happiness and Fulfillment

    Making Yourself a Priority

    Tommy’s Experience in Getting Help

    Internal Work and Accountability

    Leaving it All Behind for a Greater Purpose

    Aspiring to be Legendary

    Keeping a Strong and Supportive Network

    Living Your Life Instead of Living Your Story

    Soul-Searching and Creating Your Own Mission Statement

    Valuing Time and Relationships Above All

    Time Blocking and How to Use It

    Tommy’s Book Recommendation and Daily Rituals



    About Our Guest:

    Tommy Breedlove is a Wall Street Journal & USA Today bestselling author and Atlanta-based business, relationship, and mindset coach who is a regular featured keynote speaker at global events.

    Tommy started his 20-year corporate career at one of the largest financial consulting firms in the world, and eventually became a shareholder, the International Practice Leader, and a member of the board of directors for one of the largest public accounting and financial firms in the southeast U.S.

    At the top of his career, Tommy experienced a transformational moment inspiring him to walk away from the corporate world to change his life and follow his true calling.

    Tommy now serves clients and audiences everywhere by empowering them to build and live Legendary Lives. He guides people to discover a life of significance while building a lasting legacy. The simple tools he shares shows them how to work in their zone of brilliance, obtain financial confidence, and live with meaning and balance. The goal is to help everybody to become the person they’ve always wanted to be.

    To reach Tommy, go to his website: https://tommybreedlove.com/

    Links and Resources:



    Legendary: A Simple Playbook for Building and Living a Legendary Life by Tommy Breedlove

    Tommy Breedlove Home Page

    Tommy Breedlove on Facebook

    Tommy Breedlove on Instagram



    Connect with John Murphy:



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    • 42 min
    Leading Through Covid with Oonagh OHagan | Episode # 34

    Leading Through Covid with Oonagh OHagan | Episode # 34

    What was it like to lead a business that was deemed essential during the Covid-19 pandemic? For some businesses, teams and leaders couldn’t shut the doors. That is the case for Oonagh O’Hagan, today’s guest.

    Oonagh is the Managing Director of Meagher’s Pharmacy Group in Ireland. In her unique position as an essential business, Oonagh had to maintain the level of care and service to their clients while also discouraging them from coming in. With a combination of ingenuity, creativity, and trust, Oonagh and her teams were able to stay open, stay safe, and provide quality care for their clients.



    What We Talked About in This Episode:



    Being an Essential Service During a Pandemic

    Caring for High Risk and Vulnerable Clients

    Changing Operations Quickly for Safety

    Maintaining Communication with Clients From a Distance

    Using Online Platforms for Non-Essential Business

    Oonagh’s Experience as a Working Mom During Covid

    Finding New Ways to Engage With Your Team

    The Biggest Challenge for Oonagh in 2020

    The Importance of Trust

    Managing Yourself as a Leader and Making Time for Yourself

    Prioritizing Health and Wellness

    Working Together for the Greater Good



    About Our Guest:

    Oonagh O’Hagan is the owner and Managing Director of Meaghers Pharmacy Group. A qualified pharmacist, she was in her late 20s when she bought the landmark Meagher’s Pharmacy in 2001. She has since gone on to grow the business to nine pharmacies and a thriving online store. She now employs 130 people with further growth planned. Meagher’s has been named as a Deloitte Best Managed Irish Company for the past five years and has been awarded Gold Status these past two years. The Meaghers Pharmacy Group has represented Ireland in the European Business Awards and collected the two top business awards at the Irish Pharmacy News awards ceremony, taking away the Business Development of the Year award and the OTC retailer in the same year. Meaghers have also been named as a “Great Place to Work” in  Ireland in 2020.

    To reach Oonagh, go to Meagher’s website: https://www.meagherspharmacy.ie

    Connect with Oonagh O’Hagan:



    Meagher’s Website

    Oonagh O’Hagan on Twitter

    Oonagh O’Hagan on LinkedIn

    Oonagh O’Hagan on Instagram



    Connect with John Murphy:



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    LinkedIn

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    Website



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    A Life and A Living Podcast

    • 29 min
    How Diversity, Equity and Inclusivity Leads to Innovation with Kurt Merriweather | Episode # 33

    How Diversity, Equity and Inclusivity Leads to Innovation with Kurt Merriweather | Episode # 33

    The world is an ever-changing place with diverse people and cultures. Starting out as a way to promote multicultural marketing, The Diversity Movement has become so much more. The Diversity Movement was founded in late 2019, but with Covid-19 and the many ongoing racial injustice events in the United States in 2020, its mission has become even more important.

    Today’s guest is Kurt Merriweather, the head of products and co-founder of The Diversity Movement. He is an accomplished product strategist and marketing executive with a passion for helping leaders and organizations identify and implement growth strategies. With over 20 years of experience, Kurt has worked for global brands like Discovery, AOL, Procter and Gamble, and was VP of Strategy and Transformation at Walk West.

    In this episode, Kurt and I discuss the positive impact DEI has on every business and the steps The Diversity Movement is taking to ensure DEI is a part of your company’s culture.



    What We Talked About in This Episode:



    Covid-19 and Racial Injustice as Catalysts in 2020

    Understanding Multicultural Marketing

    The Cost of Having a Toxic Culture

    Leading a Diverse Team

    The Hard Data That Supports Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity in the Workplace

    The Broadness of Diversity – It’s Not Just Race

    The Right People, Policies, and Practices

    Understanding the Leadership Differences to Unlock Potential

    Removing Barriers for Full Participation

    Customer Focused Business of the Present vs. Product Focused Business of the Past

    Engagement With a Purpose

    The Role of The Diversity Movement in Transformation

    eLearning Courses Provided by The Diversity Movement

    Kurt’s Book Recommendation and Daily Ritual



    About Our Guest:

    Kurt Merriweather, Head of Products at The Diversity Movement and a Certified Diversity Executive (CDE), is an accomplished product strategist and marketing executive with a passion for helping leaders and organizations identify and implement growth strategies. Before co-founding The Diversity Movement, Kurt was VP of Strategy and Transformation at Walk West where he was responsible for leading the consulting and strategy practice and developing new business concepts and ventures. His approach to advising clients and developing strategy blends a unique combination of creative thinking and data analysis. With over 20 years of experience, Kurt has worked for global brands like Discovery, AOL, and Procter & Gamble, where he developed technology products and solutions, created go-to-market strategies, led multidisciplinary teams to spinout new ventures, and received a patent for developing a streaming media application.

    To reach Kurt, go to The Diversity Project’s website: https://thediversitymovement.com/

    Connect with Kurt Merriweather:



    The Diversity Movement Website

    The Diversity Movement Courses

    Kurt Merriweather on LinkedIn

    Kurt Merriweather on Twitter



    Connect with John Murphy:



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    • 30 min
    The Guide to Radical Change with Tevis Trower | Episode # 32

    The Guide to Radical Change with Tevis Trower | Episode # 32

    High-performers are constantly dreaming and working towards lofty goals. That’s great, but what our guest today points out is that the gap between a high-performer’s ability and their dream is vast. What can we do as goal-oriented, high-performing leaders to continue growing, adapting, and succeeding?

    To help answer that loaded question, I am thrilled to welcome back Tevis Trower. Tevis is no stranger to A Life and a Living Podcast, but this time she comes as a new author of the book The Game Changer’s Guide to Radical Success. Not only is this book a fabulous tool for leaders to make changes but also to sustain the energy to see themselves through to the end. By the end of today’s episode, you will feel invigorated and excited to start converting your imagination into daily actions and heightened self awareness so your goals are even more attainable.



    What We Talked About in This Episode:



    Vulnerability as a Strength for a Leader

    Tevis’s Passion and Inspiration for Writing Her New Book

    The Gap Between a High Performer’s Ability and Their Dream

    How Tevis Coaches and What Questions She Asks

    Romanticizing Others’ Success

    The “It’s Never Enough” Mindset and the Ego

    Converting Imagination Into Daily Actions and Heightened Self Awareness

    Self-Reflection Ideas and Practices

    The World’s Desperation for True Leadership

    Education as Everyone’s Responsibility

    Weekly Game Changer Chats with Tevis Trower

    Tevis’s Book Recommendations and Daily Routines.



    About Our Guest:

    Tevis Trower is the author of The Game-Changer’s Guide to Radical Success and is a sounding board, thought leader, and wisdom cultivator for organizational leaders globally. Considered a pioneer in the field of cultural transformation, in 2002 Tevis bootstrapped Balance Integration and has expanded and refined the company’s services into a broad spectrum of modalities to align leadership and optimize humanity in the workplace.

    Get a free chapter of her book “The Game-Changer’s Guide to Radical Success” here https://www.balanceintegration.com/gamechangebook

    To reach Tevis, go to her website: https://www.balanceintegration.com/

    Links and Resources:



    The Game-Changer’s Guide to Radical Success by Tevis Trower

    Tevis Trower on LinkedIn

    Balance Integration Corporation Podcast

    Game Changer Chats and Events with Tevis Trower

    Tevis Trower on Twitter



    Connect with John Murphy:



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    LinkedIn

    Twitter

    Website

    • 28 min
    Leading Through Covid with Daniel Freeman | Episode # 31

    Leading Through Covid with Daniel Freeman | Episode # 31

    With Covid hitting the United States in early 2020, leaders across the country were forced to make many changes. Fast forward to now and we are still dealing with those changes. How have leaders fared during this challenging time and how can we learn from those leaders who have found success?

    Today’s guest on A Life and a Living Podcast is Daniel Freeman, founder and CEO of Genius Talent. Genius Talent is a staffing and recruitment firm headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina. In today’s episode, Daniel discusses the company’s plans being completely thrown up in the air with Covid and how he navigated his team and his clients. He also shares with us the challenges he faced, the challenges his team faced, and how the needs of his clients changed. Daniel’s clever approach is sure to inspire.



    What We Talked About in This Episode:



    How Daniel “Swiveled” Instead of “Pivoted”

    How to Handle the Changing Needs of Clients Through Deeper Conversation

    Adjusting Goals and Objectives During Trying Times

    Showing Empathy Through Problem Solving

    Leading a Faith-Based Company Through Covid

    The Things That Most Challenged Daniel This Year

    Trusting Your Team to Deliver

    The Adjustment to Working Remotely

    Looking Back, What Daniel Would Change About His Approach to the Pandemic

    Self-Doubt Versus Resilience

    Daniel’s Outlook on the Future of the Workplace and Recruitment Industry

    Positive Impacts of the Pandemic

    Strengthening Relationships



    About Our Guest:

    Daniel Freeman is the founder and CEO of Genius Talent, headquartered in North Carolina and serves clients throughout the US. Genius Talent is a full-service staffing and recruitment firm specializing in IT, healthcare, industrial, and finance & accounting resources. 

    To reach Daniel, go to Genius Talent’s website: www.geniustalentgroup.com

    Connect with Daniel Freeman:



    Daniel Freeman on LinkedIn

    Genius Talent Home Page

    Genius Talent on Instagram

    Genius Talent on Facebook



    Connect with John Murphy:



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    A Life and A Living Podcast

    • 26 min
    Leading Through Covid with Pete Rawlinson | Episode # 30

    Leading Through Covid with Pete Rawlinson | Episode # 30

    As we continue to navigate the workplace during the Covid-19 pandemic, guidance in leadership and employee communication is a must. That’s why I’ve asked Pete Rawlinson to join us again on A Life and a Living Podcast. Pete has spoken with us before and his insight on engaging and connecting employees is so inspiring.

    Pete Rawlinson has twenty years of experience in technology marketing and is the Chief Marketing Officer at Workvivo. In today’s episode we discuss many ways that Pete has connected with his team, what has worked and what hasn’t worked, and how we can increase our effort as leaders to make meaningful connections.



    What We Talked About in This Episode:



    Enabling Employees Feel Connected with Workvivo

    How Pete’s Company Adjusted Quickly at the Start of Covid

    Accommodating Employee Needs When Working From Home

    Continuing Emotional Connection Over a Distance

    Checking In Instead of Checking Up

    The Increase in Workvivo Use Through Remote Work

    Bringing More Humanity and Transparency to the Workplace 

    The Long Term Considerations of Working From Home

    What Pete Learned About Himself and His Team

    Increased Effort to Connect

    Underestimating the Adaptability of Employees

    Pete’s Ideas of What the Future of the Workplace Looks Like



    About Our Guest:

    Pete Rawlinson has twenty years of experience in technology marketing and is the Chief Marketing Officer at Workvivo. Workvivo is a workplace communication platform for employees designed to engage and connect team members. 

    To reach Pete, go to Workvivo’s website: www.workvivo.com

    Connect with Pete:

     



    * Pete Rawlinson on LinkedIn

    * Workvivo Home Page

    * Workvivo on Twitter

    * Workvivo on Facebook

    * Workvivo on Instagram



    Connect with John Murphy:



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    A Life and A Living Podcast

    • 22 min

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