Take The Lead

Take The Lead

Dr. Diane Hamilton’s leadership radio show includes interviews with some of the most successful entrepreneurs, thought-leaders, authors, speakers, and other individuals who will inspire you to take the lead in your career and personal life.

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August 19, 2022 20 min

If you want to achieve smooth cashflow to support your lifestyle for years, give everything you can to build a sustainable business. Dr. Diane Hamilton explores the right way to establish such a venture with Meg Taylor Morrison, a science journalist-turned-professional certified coach and international retreat leader. Meg explains how to achieve holistic business success in doing things slowly, taking a step back, and avoid getting...

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Beauty comes from within—a phrase we often hear to motivate us when insecurities attack. But there’s more to it than what we often think. In this episode, Hitendra Wadhwa, educator, speaker, and founder of the Mentora Institute, takes us deeper within. He talks about the five core energies and how activating your Inner Core can lead to a life with Purpose, Wisdom, Growth, Love, and Self-Realization. So tune in and get insights on h...

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Brain health can help you protect yourself from cognitive issues. Issues like having trouble concentrating, making decisions, or innovating. It can also help lower your risk of getting Alzheimer's. There are times when you have to burn the midnight oil but make that the exception, rather than the rule. Learn how to train your brain correctly with your host Dr. Diane Hamilton and her guest Stephen White. Stephen is the Chief Ope...

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Scaling a business can be challenging, but it means having the ability to grow without any hindrances to its progress. If you want to know how to overcome challenges so you can start scaling your business, this episode is for you. Dr. Diane Hamilton sits down with the Cofounder and CEO at Bolster, Matt Blumberg. Bolster is an on-demand executive talent marketplace that helps accelerate companies’ growth. Today, Matt shares some pra...

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Have you heard of Metronomics? Well, if you are a business leader it might be something you want to know more about. Today’s guest is Shannon Byrne Susko, Founder and CEO of Metronome United. Shannon discusses the framework that has helped CEOs and entrepreneurs achieve success. With Dr. Diane Hamilton, she shares the secrets to help you win the business Olympics with insights from her latest book, Metronomics: One United System to...

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Oftentimes, the most complex problems require simple solutions. You just need to take a strategic approach towards problem-solving. These and other valuable lessons are part of this episode as Dr. Diane Hamilton talks to one of the movers and shakers in the creation of the Xbox, Robbie Bach. Robbie takes a look back at 22 years of lessons at Microsoft, including lessons in creativity, leadership and why you should not be afraid to ...

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With opportunity comes risk, and you need to understand what risks your business is undertaking with new technology advancements. That’s why you need to learn how to make effective cybersecurity measures to safeguard your business. Dr. Diane Hamilton welcomes A-Jay Orr, author, veteran, and CEO of Simple Plan IT. A-Jay’s latest book, The Art of War In Business Technology, details how exactly you can implement cybersecurity measures...

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The frontline CEO empowers people with information in the organization, expecting them to make decisions. Dr. Diane Hamilton's guest in this episode is Eric Strafel, the CEO and Founder of SUMMi7 and the Author of The Frontline CEO. Eric talks with Dr. Diane about how leaders need to lead by example. Intentional learning and active listening are essential factors to turn employees into decision-makers. When employees take the i...

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Many of us forget or neglect to look after ourselves, and this ends up having a negative impact on our mental wealth. How do you achieve and maintain mental wealth? We learn how in this episode as Dr. Diane Hamilton discusses the answers with renowned executive coach Mike Pagan. Mike talks about why the proper mindset, peer support, and curiosity are essential to maintaining mental wealth and how it impacts your life. Curious for m...

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Many take for granted the convenience of placing orders online and receiving them at your doorstep right away. This is why running an Amazon business these days can bring you huge profitable opportunities. But most people are doing it wrong, and they end up selling their hours and exhausting every bit of resource. Dr. Diane Hamilton sits down with Shaahin Cheyene, the Willy Wonka of Generation X, to break down his secrets in buildi...

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You need a thriving mindset if you want to get through disruption and adversity. When you have a fresh new idea, embrace it. Turn adversity into opportunity. Companies like Kodak resisted technological change because of their fear of innovation, and look where that led them. Embrace disruption with your host Dr. Diane Hamilton and her guest Gerry Valentine. Gerry is the founder of Vision Executive Consulting. He is also the author ...

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There are two things a company, be it a startup or an established business, needs to survive and thrive. They need the vision to innovate and great leadership. In this episode, Dr. Diane Hamilton gets into a conversation with Stanford University Lecturer and Venture Capitalist Robert Siegel about the changes that are happening in the business world today. Robert discusses the way disruptors are changing how the old guard of busines...

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The entire world is going through two pandemics: one is biological, and the other is occupational. A burnout epidemic hit most industries exponentially in the last couple of years. However, the drastic shift also accelerated the need to address these issues. Today’s guest is Jennifer Moss, an award-winning journalist, author, and international speaker. She is also a nationally syndicated radio columnist. Jennifer joins Dr. Diane Ha...

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Emotional intelligence and empathy are two things we often forget in today’s fast-paced world, yet these remain important not just in our personal lives, but in our professional lives as well. In this episode, Dr. Dianne Hamilton talks to business strategist, industrial organizational psychologist and chief consulting officer Anika Wilson as she shares insights on women of color, entrepreneurship and how emotional intelligence and ...

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Unconscious bias is a problem for many organizations aiming to become more inclusive because it is unconscious, as the name suggests, and they're hard to pinpoint. People, including leaders, have their biases, which come out even when aiming for diversity, perhaps even more then. Today's guest is Sejal Thakkar, Chief Culture Officer at Nobody Studios, and has a great TEDx Talk about The Pain, Paradox, and Power of Bias. In ...

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Technology is ever-changing and it's time that people use it for the sustainability of the planet. Brand new technologies have the power to impact supply chain problems, climate change, and even product innovation. Join your host, Dr. Diane Hamilton, as she talks to her guest Gwen Murphy on how people can achieve sustainability today. Gwen is the CEO of Athena Advisory and their SCERTIFY platform. Learn how Gwen is using techno...

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The heart of everything that happens in an organization is communication. So if you want to succeed as a team, you need to master communication skills. Dr. Diane Hamilton interviews Meredith Bell, the Co-Founder and President of Performance Support Systems. Meredith shares with Dr. Diane how communication not only gives success to teams but also gives joy to your life. When you have skills that allow you to be more confident in hav...

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People’s ego and identity often stand in the way of their realizing their potential. Former NFL athlete and international speaker Anthony Trucks, however, thinks that you can realize your potential with an identity shift, to reveal the true, better you. In this episode, Dr. Diane Hamilton and Anthony discuss his creation, the Identity Shift Method and how it works to help people transform themselves. We hear about Anthony’s younger...

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Writing a book is one of the best ways to establish your authority in your field of expertise. But not everyone has the time or money to go through that process. Booklets are the solution to that problem. Robin Colucci, CEO of R Colucci, LLC, her boutique publishing consulting firm where she helps world-class experts write world-changing books. She is also the author of High Profit Book Blueprint. She is joining Dr. Diane Hamilton ...

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What do we need to learn to have an effective communication style? What is the secret sauce towards good communication between people? We find out in this episode as Dr. Diane Hamilton sits down for a talk with former CEO, bestselling author and keynote speaker Krister Ungerböck. Krister talks about his book, 22 Talk SHIFTs and what drove him to write the book on how to communicate, and why communication is key to healthy relations...

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