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Ted Clark - Shipping Clerk to CEO - A New Direction with Jay Izso

From Shipping Clerk to CEO – Ted Clark

Who doesn’t like a really great underdog story? We all do! And former CEO of PRC-Desoto Ted Clark inspires us with his story on this episode of A New Direction. No MBA.  In fact, Ted did not have a degree.  As his story goes at 19 he started as a “shipping clerk”…and in 22 years …

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Todd Cherches VisuaLeadership - Leadership clarity through visuals - A New Direction with Jay Izso

Leadership thru Images, Metaphors, and Stories…VisuaLeadership

They say, “a picture is worth a thousand words”. Isn’t it true? Psychologically our brain is wired to remember pictures easier and with much more clarity than listening to words or reading them from a page. Then why do spend so much time carving out the right message with words when we could be enhancing …

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Kevin Hanegan - Turning Data Into Wisdom - A New Direction with Jay Izso

Using Data to Make Better Business Decisions

When we hear the word “Data” the first thing we think of naturally is numbers. And so often we think that the “numbers” make the decision for us.  The fact is the analytics and statistics only tell us part of the story and if the “input” is wrong up front, the resulting “data” will mislead …

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John Rossman - The Amazon Way - Amazon's 14 Leadership Principles - A New Direction with Jay Izso

The Amazon Way – Amazon’s 14 Leadership Principles

Most of us use Amazon.com services.  It is estimated that 65% of the U.S. population uses Amazon at least once a month.  The leadership of Amazon fell on Jeff Bezos and he led and created something that most people use and even if they don’t use it, we all are aware of it’s success.  What …

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Angels and Entrepreneurs - A New Direction with Jay Izso

Entrepreneurs and Starting a Business – Bob Schlegel

Nearly all of us have either tried or dreamed about starting our own business and become entrepreneurs.  Why don’t more people become entrepreneurs?  The number one reason is, that it is filled with so much risk, that people cannot take it.  The other reason is because it is a constant rollercoaster sometimes from day to …

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Rob Marchalonis - IncentShare - A New Direction with Jay Izso

Recruit Better Talent, Motivate, Be More Profitable – IncentShare

The late great women’s basketball coach Pat Summit once was reported being asked about her secret to winning championships, she said, “recruit great players”.  Jim Collins in his book “Good to Great” alludes to recruiting great employees in his quote, “If I were running a company today I would have one priority above all others: …

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Dr Bob Nelson & Mario Tamayo - Work Made Fun Gets Done - A New Direction with Jay Izso

Enhancing Employee Production and Loyalty – Dr Bob Nelson & Mario Tamayo

It has been said that “all work and no play, makes Jack a dull boy”.  In today’s society it seems that we just want people to work.  But maybe the real truth is we need balance in our work.  Not just play, but the idea that the workplace is a fun place to work.  Study …

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