330 | Creating a Growth Culture

Leadership experts talk about the importance of culture. And yes, it is very important. But you also want to align your culture to growth so that you have an opportunity for people to evolve and move up the organization. Today’s mini-episode is all about finding the alignment to growth within your culture and learn how to create a growth culture.

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329 | How to Test Your Way to Growth with Michael Cammarata

Growth does not come because you hope it will. Growth is a matter of the actions you take. One way to approach new strategies and new plans is to devise a test. The “test” method can change the way your company innovates and leads in today’s economy. My special guest on the show is Michael Cammarata. Michael has had amazing success in many businesses and one them recently being sold to Unilever (the multi-billion dollar brand). Discover your way to “Test your way to Growth.”

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How to Develop Internal Leaders with Gene Hammett

328 | How to Develop Internal Leaders

Discover how to develop internal leaders in this video. Companies are struggling to find people that will go beyond managing tasks to real leadership. You may have talented people in our organization; however, there is a serious need for more internal leaders that can inspire their people and create breakthrough results. After working with HyperGrowth companies over the last six years, I have seen this grow in need. In fact, when I talked and interviewed 51 CEOs from the 2017 Inc 5000 list, I discovered that 82% of companies see developing internal leaders as an essential component to staying relevant and thriving in today’s world. Today I share with you why internal leaders are so important and give you one simple way to start that process today. I call it “shared goals.” Shared goals is a process of finding out what someone wants and aligning it with the goals of the company. See what I mean in today’s video.

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327 | How to Define Customer Expectations To Drive Your Business with Chris Kneeland

How to define your customer expectations. This may sound oversimplified or you might rationalize that you have already done it. Take a breathe and ask yourself if you really understand what your clients expect of your organization. Maybe the question is not if you understand, but whether your team also understands. Pushing this even further, is there alignment between every team member and the expectations of your customers in your category of business? Today I share my interview with Chris Kneeland from The Cult Collective. Chris gives you examples and insight on why this is so important to your business. Don’t miss this episode on understanding your how to define customer expectations.

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326 | How to Create a Mission To Drive Your Company

Do you have a mission for your business? Your “mission” is not to make more money. Your mission is something that fuels you from the inside. Today’s mini-episode is about my vacation, Mondays, and creating your Moonshot. It includes insights from self-made Billionaire, Naveen Jain.

There is a special offer of free access to my interview with Naveen that can change the way you lead and how your people engage with the business.

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How to Create A Mission: The Transcript

Do you have a mission for your company? Do you have something that really drives you as the founder, and also the core executive team, and also all of the people involved in the company?

That mission is a great tool as a leader to really get people moving in the same direction together. Getting them aligned.

We’re gonna talk about a moon shot, but before we go there, my name is Gene Hammett. I work with hypergrowth companies, and I help companies understand the hypergrowth disciplines. I’ve studied the Inc. 5000, on average they’re growing over 200% in a year. That information has been remarkable, and one of the things in there that’s common, is a mission.
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325 | How to Create an Agile Culture with Michael Gale

Agility. Agility of change. Agility of leadership. Have you felt the need for more agility in your culture? I got a chance to talk with the author of “The Digital Helix,” Michael Gale. We talk how to create an agile culture. This will give you wisdom and strategies for building a team mindset centered around agility. If you want to navigate change, you must understand the speed of action.

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324 | The Keys to Courageous Leadership

Do you have courageous leadership? Be honest with yourself here. Do you have some fear holding you back? Doing what you have never done takes courage. Leading your team to a new big vision takes courageous leadership. Today I share a piece of my story in running my business up to $5 million and not having the courage to keep evolving as a leader and a pushing my company to new levels. There are a few signs of fear that I share that you must wrestle with in our journey as courageous leaders.

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The Keys to Courageous Leadership: The Transcript

How courageous are you as a leader? Think about that for a second.

Do you have the courage to innovate, do you have the courage to invest money where necessary, do you have the courage to create a program where you don’t know the exact results at the end? ‘Cause that’s the key to you getting what you want and having a growth culture.

Hi, my name’s Gene Hammett, I work with hypergrowth companies and those that want to understand hypergrowth so that they can activate their teams around it, and one of the key concepts behind this is this factor of own it, and own it culture.
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323 | What is Intrapreneurship Inside the Brand of a Corporate Giant, Coca Cola

Do you know what intrapreneurship is? Do you know the value of it? It may be a term you have heard before, but this interview will help you envision it in action. I am talking with Joe Bellotti about working at Coca-Cola and how he was able to think more like an entrepreneur as he created value and innovation. Joe shares how he leveraged partnerships and teamwork to make strategic initiatives within a huge business. Intrapreneurship can be used even by smaller companies. Discover why you should lead to encourage intrapreneurship.

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322 | How do you improve your culture?

One of the most powerful factors to attracting the right people to your business is Culture. Culture is more powerful than strategy and culture is what shapes your business. As a student of leadership, you have likely read about culture and studied it. Culture is simply the collection of beliefs on which people build their behavior. This is a good definition, but I like to say that culture is the PERSONALITY of the organization (the written and unwritten rules). I recently developed a culture scorecard that will help you see where you stand with your culture. There are eight objectives in the Growth Culture Scorecard. What is your score for your culture?

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Improve Your Culture

One of the most important factors to the growth of your company is the culture. Culture is the driving force of your business. It’s more important than strategy, and it is what shapes the work that gets done and how everyone feels about what’s going on inside the company.

Hi, my name’s Gene Hammett. I work with hypergrowth companies or those that want to understand hypergrowth from the Inc. 5000 research I’ve done over the years. I work with these companies to understand their leadership and the sales and marketing that really activates hypergrowth. And a big part of that is culture.
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321 | Improving Employee Engagement Takes Intention with Kevin Kruse

When you set out to improve employee engagement, you have to first understand what it is and what it is not. Most people confuse that it is all about working environment and benefits. However, our guest, Kevin Kruse with LeadX.org, shares that 70% of employee engagement comes down to one key factor. You might not like it, but it is the driving factor to improving employee engagement.

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320 | You Can’t Learn To Lead From A Book

When you read a business book, do you consistently take something from the book to apply to your business or leadership? Well, you can’t learn to lead from a book. You can get insights. You can get excited about the benefits of the “new thing.” But you can’t learn to lead without application of the insights. I have been doing Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for 12 years, and I know I would not improve without consistent time on the training mats. Discover how you can be a better leader by doing this one thing…I continue to learn it every day I train on the mat.

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Learn to Lead: The Transcript

You can’t learn Brazilian jiu-jitsu out of a book or even a video. There’s only one way you can learn Brazilian jiu-jitsu. I really believe this and what does this have to do with you and your business?

Well, you also can’t learn to lead from a book or from a video. You can surely get insights around this but you’ve got to put it into play.

First, let me just introduce myself. My name is Gene Hammett. I work with hypergrowth companies and their leadership teams to help them understand the chaos of hypergrowth and how to harness that so that they can continue to grow consistently and really fast in whatever market they’re in. I’ve studied the Inc. 5000 and about how they’re really doing this from their leadership level and what goes on in sales and marketing, and their culture that makes all this possible.
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319 | How to Make Your Marketing More Effective with Lynan Saperstein

The process of creating a more effective marketing strategy includes tracking ROI. You can’t wing this component. You can’t use “gut feeling” in the fine-tuning phase of marketing. Lynan Saperstein, Founder of The Experience Experts, shares with us simple ways to improve your marketing by being willing to track it. Results are the game. Discover ways to make your marketing more effective.

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