With one question constantly guiding the way, Anne has gone from chef, to hotel owner, to world renowned leadership expert. That question is, “What would that look like?”. So ask yourself, what would that perfect life look like? What would that great job look like? What would happiness look like? And once you’ve spelled it out, now you can determine how to get there. In this episode we sit down with Anne to gather her pearls of wisdom that she has gained as she found success all over the world.
On June 23, 2008, President George W. Bush nominated Ann Dunwoody as a four-star general in the US Army — the first time a woman had ever achieved that rank. Now retired after nearly four decades in the Army, General Dunwoody shares what she learned along the way, from her first command leading 100 soldiers to her final assignment, in which she led a $60 billion enterprise of over 69,000 employees, including the Army’s global supply chain in support of Iraq and Afghanistan.
In this episode, Anne tells us what it means to truly lead a team in a unified goal. In both this interview, and her new book, A Higher Standard: Leadership Strategies from America’s First Female Four-Star General, Dunwoody details her evolution as a soldier and reveals the core leadership principles that helped her achieve her historic appointment. Dunwoody’s strategies are applicable to any leader, no matter the size or scope of the organization.
Tim Sanders – Former Yahoo executive on leadership development, sales strategy, and human performance. Sales has radically changed in just the past few decades. According to recent research, today’s sale approval has to go through at least 6 key decision makers! So how do you ensure that your message makes it up the chain? How do you create a pitch and a sales structure that thrives in this new environment? You dealstorm of course! In this episode we speak with Tim Sanders, author of the book, Dealstorming: The Secret Weapon That Can Solve Your Toughest Sales Challenges. For marketers and sellers alike, DEALSTORMING, an ingenious combination of deal making and brainstorming, breaks down how to think creatively about the diverse perspectives of today’s customers and engineer the most convincing solutions to their problems.
Tim Sanders spent most of his career on the cutting edge of innovation and change. He was on the ground floor of the quality movement, the launch of the mobile phone industry and, most notably, the birth of the world wide web. He was an early stage member of Mark Cuban and Todd Wagner’s broadcast.com, which had the largest opening day IPO in history. After Yahoo acquired the company, Tim rose to the position of Chief Solutions Officer and later, the company’s Leadership Coach. In 2005, he founded Deeper Media, which provides consulting and training services for leading companies, trade associations and government agencies.
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