Guest: Howard Shore is a business strategist, executive coach, speaker, and author. His firm, Activate Group, helps businesses tap into the true potential of their people, develop a winning strategy, and execute by staying focused and aligned.
Episode in a Tweet: Play to win, not to lose by building a strong team, a strong strategy, and strong plan to execute.
Quick Background: Howard Shore has established himself as one of the most sought-out business speakers in the country with more than 30 years of experience helping organizations across all industries achieve record breaking results. From his personal experience owning multiple companies and working with some of the most successful organizations in the world, he has discovered how to truly manage and grow businesses. Howard has also authored two bestselling books, “Your Business is a Leaky Bucket” and “the Leader Launchpad.” Howard gives so much great advice in this podcast; you don’t want to miss it!
Guest: Andy Petranek is a life and leadership coach and works with successful executives, leaders, and entrepreneurs who are stuck. He opened the first CrossFit gym in Los Angeles and co-founded the Whole Life Challenge's wildly popular online social health game.
Episode in Tweet: How to show up with fresh eyes, use change, and take small steps to transform your situation, create opportunities, and live a life you love.
Quick Background: Andy and I talk about the value of having a learner's mindset and going from "knowing" to "not knowing". As he states it, "gaining mastery of the beginner's mind!" He shares how embracing change can lead to breakthroughs…even in the toughest of times. And interestingly, we are related and share similar experiences as we have looked to our absent fathers for acceptance and attention.
ABout This Podcast
Reflect Forward isn’t your every day leadership podcast. This show is about exceptional leadership. Game-changing leadership. Learn from peers, experts, authors, and more on how to be an uber-successful leader…one that stands out from the rest. One that inspires others to do great things. One that others want to follow. How does Reflecting Forward fit into exceptional leadership? You can only become great at what you do by deliberately creating your future by reflecting on the past and present…what you did well, mistakes you’ve made, and lessons you’ve learned.