Kyle Brost is ready to help you harness the power of emotion to get what you want from your business. Utilizing the tools of Emotional Strategic Reaction and Strategy for Social Good, Kyle can take your team from reactionary to rational, from solely profit-focused to increasing returns while spurring social good.

17: Interview with The App Man Jeremy Callahan

Today’s guest, Jeremy Callahan, started seeing small business owners at a young age, leading to his current mission of helping small business owners succeed. He joins the podcast today to share his best, practical tips for you to use to expand your business. His business is centered around mobile apps – working with both large…

15: Conversational Intelligence with Judith Glaser

Judith Glaser is the founder and CEO of Benchmark Communications Inc., and a leading voice in a field that is known as conversational intelligence, which seeks to understand how our conversations shape us and our futures. Judith’s interest in the dynamics of conversation began at the early age of 11, when she unexpectedly learned of…

14: Strategic Outsourcing with Nathan Hirsch

Nathan Hirsch is Founder & Chief Executive Officer of FreeeUp, a company that helps business owners hire reliable remote workers quickly and easily. His business journey began when he started buying and selling textbooks as a college freshman, through a then little known platform called Amazon, and quickly swept him into a process of industry…

11: Breakthrough Business Mastery with Gary Barnes

Gary Barnes is “The Breakthrough Business Mastery Coach”. He is a high-performance business and sales coach, popular national and international speaker & Award winning #1 International Amazon best-selling author. Gary joins us on this episode to share his amazing, eclectic journey from psychology to real estate and everything leading up to today. He has personally sold…

10: Young Entrepreneurialism & ECommerce with Nathan Resnick

Nathan Resnick, 22-year-old entrepreneur, who’s latest endeavor, Sourcify, connects the world’s best ecommerce brands with overseas manufacturers joins us for today’s episode. His entrepreneurial spirit started in high school selling products on amazon and using his experience as an exchange student in China to get his gears in motion. In college, he invented the first leather…

9: Born to Fish with Greg Myerson

In today’s episode, we chat with Greg Myerson, world record holder, owner and founder of The World Record Striper Company, and author of Born to Fish: How an Obsessed Angler Became the World’s Greatest Striped Bass Fisherman. He shares with us how he keeps fishing more of a hobby rather than a job, the process of…

6: The Difference Between Being Strategic and Being Perfect

Being strategic doesn’t mean having the perfect plan or delivering the perfect product. The best strategies build on themselves. In this episode, I help you push even further and continually create value over time, rather than beating yourself up to begin perfect.

5: A Conversation with Yuri Kruman

In this episode, I speak to Yuri Kruman, Millenial Transformation Strategist, about his experience shifting through many different careers. Yuri will share some stories about his journey and discuss the principles he’s followed to get to where he is today. If you would like to learn more about Yuri Kruman’s work, visit Masterthetalk.com or contact…

2: Injecting Intention

Today’s podcast is all about how to inject intention into any situation – no matter how intense or emotional it may be. Someone who is led by emotions alone will always be a victim of their situation, but by injecting intention and aligning your actions with your goals, you can elevate your career to the…

1: Massive Strategic Reactions

If you’re not ready to make strategic reactions in your life, you could be missing out on some of the biggest opportunities. You don’t have to hit rock bottom to have a major strategic reaction that sets you up for greater success. In this episode I’ll be talking about my experience with a major strategic…

Your 10,000-Foot View Is Crippling Your Results

Systems thinking is often considered a broad view of all the pieces required to make meaningful change happen. It’s essential to making real change – but when we equate the system with the change, we overlook the individual players. These individual players are crucial to making change happen, and can get lost in the complexity.…

To Be Strategic, You Must Learn To Rewrite History

If you believe that we can’t and shouldn’t rewrite history, you are wrong. We can and we should rewrite history. Don’t feel bad though, you’re not alone in the belief that history is stagnant and unchangeable, but this belief is wrong. History is not fortified fact that is indisputable. Please, let me explain myself. I’m…

Are You An Inspiring Leader?

Recently I’ve been intrigued by the question, “How can leaders inspire their people?” Maybe it’s the holiday season, maybe it’s something else, but I have spent the last few weeks trying to answer this question. When I was running my second company, we had a team of outside sales reps. You wouldn’t have heard me…

Where are the High-Potentials?

It’s one of the biggest challenges businesses face today: how to identify and develop leaders. The common approach for many businesses is to create a system for identifying high-potential employees. Oftentimes, a high-performer is promoted to leadership because he or she is deemed a high-potential employee. But there is a difference between a high-performer and…

Driving Value Via Personality

Let’s be honest most people approach personality assessments like reading a book, read it once, remember a couple ideas that resonate and place it on a shelf to gather dust. One question I often hear is, “which personality assessment should we use?” My response is generally the same, if it’s one of the top 5,…

WHY YOUR INCENTIVE PROGRAM DOESN’T WORK

WHY YOUR INCENTIVE PROGRAM DOESN’T WORK Incentives are an interesting paradigm, we usually start talking about incentives because we want to see more of something; more sales, more resolutions or more widgets. The prevailing belief is that if we pay people more, they will produce more of what we want. However, there are three primary…

Culture: Your Strategic Ally

A colleague shared an exceptional article with me recently titled “Is Your Culture Built On the Right Foundation?” by Tim Sanders. Anyone who has worked with a strategy consultant has probably heard them say something to the effect of strategy trumps process, but culture trumps strategy; or as Tim Sanders quotes, “Culture eats strategy for…

At the Edge of Extraordinary

She stepped to the edge, her heart racing and sweat building up on her brow. In that moment, she wasn’t sure if she would jump or simply fall off the edge after passing out. Regardless of how it happened, she was definitely going off the edge! From the time she was a child she had…

Your Potential is Not Your Past

Seeing the potential in others and ourselves is one of the greatest skills we can learn. Significant research has been done around the concept of self-fulfilling prophecies – both on a social level (see Robert K. Merton) and on an interpersonal level (see Robert Rosenthal and Lenore Jacobson).  A self-fulfilling prophecy is a phenomenon that occurs…

The Mirror of Excuse

There are four inches of fabric separating the two runners. These aren’t just any runners; they are sprinting in perfect unison, with four inches of separation and doing it under an 11 second pace – a pace that is near to the world record. What’s more, one of them is running blind…literally. The four inches…