Lessons on Feedback from America’s Got Talent

Posted on August 5, 2018 by mmaloney

Sometimes you get inspiration from the strangest of places and this week, I was inspired by America’s Got Talent.  This show is a bit of a guilty pleasure for me.  I am not a reality tv watcher.  However, this show I love watching.  People displaying their talents on a platform that will create opportunity for them to showcase their awesomeness… that I love!  If you have watched AGT over the years you know, they don’t tend to show a lot of the “bad” performances.  This is also one of the reasons I like the show, it highlights talent, not the poor performers. 

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Why Being Your Best Self Will Allow You More Success!

Posted on April 29, 2018

I often say “You can’t be your best for others if you are not your best for your self first.”  I truly believe this.  It does not mean if you are not your best self, you aren’t giving greatness to others.  What it does mean, is that you could likely be giving a better you to others.

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Are You Really Listening?

Posted on April 15, 2018

Listening seems to be a lost art in 2018.  We are all so “busy”, it is like we don’t have time to actually listen.  However listening is the key to so many things.  We need to remember listening is how we build relationships.  Listening is how we learn about people and things.  Listening is how we connect with people.  Are you a great listener?  Or are you deafened by the noise of your life?  Ask yourself these questions to complete a mini self check.

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Helping People (or You) Through Adversity!

Posted on March 12, 2018

Adversity is something that every single one of us will inevitably face in our lives. If you are in business, and sales (let’s be honest we are all in sales in some way!) you will likely face it regularly. How people respond to adversity can be the make or break it for some. Athletes who respond better to adversity are more likely to win the championship. Sales professionals who respond with a more positive strategy, are more likely to be in the top 10% of achievers. People who respond to adversity as a temporary set back and not a failure are more likely to be leading the team, department or company.

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Why I Love Young Leaders

Posted on February 23, 2018

I have been actively advocating for what we need to do to help support young leaders and blossoming professionals. I have made a greater commitment to learning how we can use their strengths to better our businesses, offices and lives! This week I am more inspired then ever to keep that message alive. I am inspired by the young people who are advocating for gun control after they bore witness to their friends being killed. Here are some of their words at the White House this week:

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The Power of Curiosity

Posted on January 18, 2018

Curiosity is one of the greatest characteristics or competencies that you can develop for life, leadership or sales.  It is a skill that opens up the world to you, when it comes to relationship building, conflict management and growing people to be their best.  This week we explore 3 ways that “being curious” can make you not only a better leader, but also a happier and more fulfilled leader.

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