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Inside LaunchStreet with Tamara Ghandour

This human-centered innovation podcast will resonate with those that recognize that being more innovative is their ticket to reaching their full human potential. Tamara removes the traps holding you back and gives you a new framework to unlock your innovation advantage. A combination mindset, tangible tools, insightful deep dives, and research based on Tamara's proprietary Innovation Quotient Edge (IQE) assessment Tamara Ghandour brings a fresh perspective to innovation - one that will help you be a strong innovator and confident leader. As the author of Innovation Is Everybody's Business , founder of the Everyday Innovators Tribe and the creator of the Innovation Quotient Edge assessment, Tamara makes innovation accessible to all of us in this conversational style podcast.
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Mar 30, 2021

Vulnerability is often cited as a key factor in deeper connections and open communication. Yet, after a year of working virtually, it can feel like real communication and connections being lost, and in addition to that, the concept of vulnerability has changed and left us feeling overwhelmed and exhausted. Hilary Blair, an expert in the area of communication, joins me to talk about the downsides of vulnerability, and what we can do to adapt.

Hilary Blair is the CEO, Founder, and Lead Coach at ARTiculate Real and Clear, an arts-based communications firm that helps professionals fine-tune their communication. Hilary is a former actor, and is obsessed with communication and human connection, particularly in terms of executive presence, from one-to-one and team communication, to facilitation and storytelling. She focuses on helping people show up and be present, be seen, and be heard, using the techniques of the performing arts.

How does feeling like we’re losing real communication and connection play out in the workplace? Hilary sheds light on some of the pressures and challenges of vulnerability and how we navigate that in the workplace, as well as how we can reframe vulnerability as availability to maintain clear boundaries. She also has some great insights around how we as leaders can drive the transition to availability, addressing the elephants in the room, and balancing vulnerability, availability, and transparency in this virtual world.

If you are ready to:

  • get buy-in from key decision-makers on your next big idea

  • be a high-impact, high-value member that ignites change

  • foster a culture of innovation where everyone on your team is bringing innovative ideas that tackle challenges and seize opportunities…

Join us on LaunchStreet — gotolaunchstreet.com

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Canva

Hilary Blair on LinkedIn

ARTiculate Real & Clear

ClubHouse

Brené Brown

Receiving Feedback Well: Boundaries and Clarity

Mar 26, 2021

Do you have a problem that keeps rearing its ugly head? No matter how many times you solve it, it just won't go away? Or do you have a task that's been on your to-do list for months, even years, yet never gets completed? And, not completing it is causing wasted time, energy and effort? The issue you face isn't the problem or the task, it's the size.  When what you face is too big, your brain can't wrap its head around it. Your actions can't catch up with the effort it would take to get to completion. Today, we are going to talk about how to identify if size if your issue and how to break it down so you can finally get unstuck and move the needle forward. I'll give you a hint, the magic number is 10. 

Mentioned In This Episode:

Big Ideas Innovation Challenge - Begins April 5th

Innovation Assessment - IQE

Hoka One One

Mar 23, 2021

One of the things we don’t talk enough about is money. However, money and financial intelligence can push us forward or hold us back from reaching our goals. Why? Money and the way we think about money tends to control and cloud our emotions, as well as influence how we go through the day, and having a handle on it can help open up new paths for yourself. Henry Daas, Financial Intelligence guru, joins me on the podcast to give us some insights and tips into understanding our money.

Henry Daas is a serial entrepreneur who started his first business in 1991 as an Apple reseller. Today, he is an entrepreneurial coach who does one-to-one coaching for $1 million to $10 million businesses via Zoom, in addition to running a 20-week financial literacy course that covers all the need-to-know aspects of financial intelligence from your first savings bond to your last will and testament. He is also the author of FQ: Financial Intelligence where he shares many basics of money, mindset, and more.

Why do people often avoid understanding or talking about money? Money is a hugely emotional topic, and it has a lot to do with mindset and psychology. Henry shares more about the psychology behind money and some of the things that work against us. We also dig into how to manage a money mindset when our reality may be starkly different, the importance of sitting down and really looking at your finances, as well as risk tolerance and where emotions fit in in financial intelligence (hint: they don’t). Henry has a lot of insights and tips that will help you get on the journey of being more confident with your money, so be sure to tune in.

If you are ready to:

  • get buy-in from key decision-makers on your next big idea

  • be a high-impact, high-value member that ignites change

  • foster a culture of innovation where everyone on your team is bringing innovative ideas that tackle challenges and seize opportunities…

Join us on LaunchStreet — gotolaunchstreet.com

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

The Pattern App

Henry Daas

FQ: Financial Intelligence, by Henry Daas

FQ 20-Week Course

Berkshire Hathaway

Dr. Alex Elder

Million Dollar Listing New York

Big Money Energy, by Ryan Serhant

 

Mar 19, 2021

There are a million change models out there...and most of them don't work. As I discuss in this quick rant podcast, they fail because of two simple reasons. First, "models" are point-in-time exercises, and second, they are missing the most important element, the contribution roadmap. This is the why, what and how your teams contribute to the change. How they make a meaningful difference and support the bigger vision. This matters up, down and sideways on the organizational ladder and is often the first to be overlooked. Hence, failure. 

 

Mentioned in the episode:

Big Ideas Innovation Challenge

 

Mar 16, 2021

What do the Ironman Triathlon and life have in common? A lot, it turns out, and there are so many lessons we can take away from the Ironman competition that also apply to life. When I decided to try my hand at the Ironman Triathlon, all my research led to Dave Scott, six-time Champion of Ironman Hawaii who is the Ironman Hall of Fame. Dave started doing triathlons in 1976, and first competed in Ironman Hawaii in 1978. He won six times in the ’80s, came in 2nd thrice as well, and finally ended his Ironman career in 1996.

The Ironman Triathlon is not a short race — it takes stamina and mental fortitude, in addition to physical strength and conditioning to complete it, much less win. To me, this is a great analogy for life — which is why Dave’s lessons from his experiences with the Ironman Triathlon are so relevant. Dave and I discuss why we need more than motivation to do something tough and succeed over and over again, and dissect the definition of failure. Dave shares some of his strategies for getting over the fear of failure (hint: Recognize that it's mostly in your head!).

We also explore why changing your perspective on obstacles is key to tackling them — and how Dave does it, as well as how to avoid letting external conditions dictate how you behave and perform. Dave also has some insights on the importance of being spontaneous, and why worrying about things that haven’t even happened yet can be a huge hindrance.

If you are ready to:

  • get buy-in from key decision-makers on your next big idea

  • be a high-impact, high-value member that ignites change

  • foster a culture of innovation where everyone on your team is bringing innovative ideas that tackle challenges and seize opportunities…

Join us on LaunchStreet — gotolaunchstreet.com

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Dave Scott

Train with Dave (Training Program)

Ask The Man

Ironman

Hoka One-One Shoes

Mark Allen, Ironman Triathlete

Mar 9, 2021

Whether you're in the food business or not, disruption and thinking differently in an industry that has been the same for a while is something that applies to all of us. Drew Munro is someone with a passion, and a vision of disrupting the food category but not in the way we're used to — all because he saw a need in the market that wasn’t being fulfilled — and he joins me on the podcast to share his journey of approaching a traditional industry from a new angle.

Drew Munro is the Co-Founder and CEO of UpMeals, a Canadian food technology startup that's on a mission to make healthy food accessible 24/7 through technology. UpMeals focuses on providing customers with healthy food through customized smart vending machines that are powered by great management software.

Drew has a background as a professional chef, but how did the intersection of food and technology come together for him? He shares more about his journey to starting UpMeals, and the innovative business model of the company that helps provide customization for each client while scaling up. Drew also shares insights about how he framed the value proposition of UpMeals to prospective clients and adapted its positioning in light of the pandemic. We also dig into breaking into a competitive landscape, dealing with a steep learning curve in customers, and Drew’s vision for the future of healthy food and the role technology will play in it.

 

If you are ready to:

  • get buy-in from key decision-makers on your next big idea

  • be a high-impact, high-value member that ignites change

  • foster a culture of innovation where everyone on your team is bringing innovative ideas that tackle challenges and seize opportunities…

Join us on LaunchStreet — gotolaunchstreet.com

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

IQE Assessment

Drew Munro

UpMeals

UpMeals on Instagram

Kodiak Power Cakes

Online Innovation Academy

 

Mar 5, 2021

Why do the innovation & creativity "experts" make it seem like being in "flow" or achieving "peak performance" is a magical accident that only a few ever access? Because it makes them feel special and worth their overly priced fees. But they aren't worth it and flow isn't a magical accident. In fact it's something you can activate any time you need it. In this episode I talk about how you can get into flow: that place of peak performance, all engines firing, you lose track of time. 

Mentioned In This Episode: 

IQE Assessment

FocusAtWill

Mar 2, 2021

There’s no denying that Amazon has changed the way we live. It’s not just about the ease and convenience of buying things on Amazon that I’m talking about — Amazon, as a company, has completely changed our perceptions about shopping online, and elevated customer expectations. That’s why it’s so important for us to understand Amazon, regardless of where you’re coming from, and Jenna Lieber is just the expert with insights about Amazon you need to hear from.

Jenna Lieber is the Client Service Director at Turnkey Product Management, an all-inclusive Amazon marketing agency. She started working at Turnkey as Client Manager from its inception and has worked across different categories and brands. Today, Jenna oversees all the services offered, including full-service management, inner circle coaching, and PPC management, and she has some insights on what it takes to be successful on Amazon.

One of the reasons why Amazon is so important to businesses, especially those just starting, out is the market and customer base that already exists on Amazon. It’s ripe with opportunity if you know how to tap into it. Jenna shares her insights into one of the largest search engines in the world and how the pandemic has changed people's perceptions, expectations, and relationships with Amazon and increased their reliance on it. We also dig into mistakes people make when trying to sell on Amazon, what businesses can do to stand out from the competition in a highly saturated marketplace like Amazon, and more.

If you are ready to:

  • get buy-in from key decision-makers on your next big idea

  • be a high-impact, high-value member that ignites change

  • foster a culture of innovation where everyone on your team is bringing innovative ideas that tackle challenges and seize opportunities…

Join us on LaunchStreet — gotolaunchstreet.com

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Basecamp

Jenna Lieber

TurnKey Product Management

TurnKey Product Management Schedule Session with Amazon Experts

TurnKey Product Management on Facebook

 

Feb 26, 2021

Have you ever experiencing that moment where you wanted to speak up and do something bold but that little voice in your head stopped you? Or maybe you have a burning desire to go after a dream but you can't seem to get out of your own way long enough to pursue it? Me too! That's why today's episode is all about confidence. I've learned the hard way that being a strong innovator and all around powerful person has less to do with skills and more to do with confidence. Today, I'm going to delve into the 4 traps that hold you back and what to do about it so you too can be bold and live up to your fullest potential.

 

4 traps:

#1 Paralysis

#2 Fear

#3 Abdication

#4 Baggage

Feb 23, 2021

Have you ever received a piece of advice from a mentor that was so profound that it stuck with you for years? It may have influenced your behavior or decisions, and over time, you may have internalized it and started to live it to the point where you’d forgotten it came from someone else. In my career, I’ve come across three of those pieces of advice that have really changed my perspective and way of thinking and stuck with me for years, and I’d like to share them with you.

  1. The decisions about you and your career are happening when you aren’t in the room, so you better speak up when you are.

  2. Too many people waste their energy trying to outsmart the competition before they even get to the arena. You can’t win if you aren’t on the playing field.

  3. There is more confidence in not knowing than being all-knowing.

I share the stories behind these three powerful pieces of advice that I have taken to heart and used to take my career to the next level, as well as a bonus lesson that I learned during my years of amateur boxing. Trust me, they will change your outlook!

 

If you are ready to:

  • get buy-in from key decision-makers on your next big idea

  • be a high-impact, high-value member that ignites change

  • foster a culture of innovation where everyone on your team is bringing innovative ideas that tackle challenges and seize opportunities…

Join us on LaunchStreet — gotolaunchstreet.com

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Basecamp

Email Tamara team@gotolaunchstreet.com

 

Feb 16, 2021

When it comes to innovation and creativity, sometimes having a vision bigger than yourself and your self-interest can be the driving force that pushes you to take your ideas to the next level. Kate Sullivan, powerhouse of experience, insight, and personality, joins me in this episode to dig into what makes people innovative and successful.Kate Sullivan is the creator ofTo Dine For, a program on PBS that is currently in its third season. On her show, Kate brings together her personal passion for food and her background in journalism with more than a decade of experience to interview remarkable guests at their favorite restaurants. She showcases a different side of her guests, who are at the intersection of creativity and innovation and have brought something to life through their hard work and hustle.It was not smooth sailing for Kate’s show from the start. She shares more about the inspiration for the show, and how she managed to get through the initial period when it seemed like her idea was not working. Kate also reveals her criteria for selecting guests and has some great tips on becoming a better active listener and how to move forward when your ideas get rejected. We also explore the role of mindset in creativity and innovation, and strive to explain why having a vision beyond yourself can be critical to innovation.

If you are ready to:

get buy-in from key decision-makers on your next big idea

be a high-impact, high-value member that ignites change

foster a culture of innovation where everyone on your team is bringing innovative ideas that tackle challenges and seize opportunities...

Join us on LaunchStreet —gotolaunchstreet.com

Mentioned in This Episode:

To Dine For On PBS

To Dine For On Amazon Prime

Sara Blakely of Spanx

“We forget the fact that they came from humble beginnings and put so much hard work into their visions.” — Tamara

Feb 12, 2021

If you type in “decision maker” into google the first 4 results that come up are random decision generators. You put in the question or your options and the decision makers decide for you. It’s on the top of the page because people are searching for it. Why? Because many people are dealing with massive decision fatigue. Rapid changes produces decision fatigue. In this episode I'm going to dive into how decision fatigue shows up (paralysis, stagnation, aimlessness)and 3 keys for flipping it into strong decision making, more innovation and progress. 

 

#1 Reframe the problem
#2 Play the elimination game
#3 Redefine perfectionism

Mentioned in this episode:

FocusAtWill

Everyday Innovators Online Academy

 

 

Feb 9, 2021

Whether you are operating in a startup space or a part of a huge company, something that has a huge impact on innovation is the culture of experimentation. Yet, this is not easy to cultivate in a company and requires careful and thoughtful actions from everyone. Brian Ardinger has some insights about how best to build cultures of experimentation, and the methods to do it.

Brian Ardinger is the Director of Innovation at Nelnet, most commonly known for being a student loan service, but which also operates in other financial services. At Nelnet, Brian is involved in innovation externally, in startup investing, and internally, in helping build a culture of innovation across the different business units. Brian is also the founder of InsideOut.IO, a podcast, newsletter, and event series that brings together innovators, entrepreneurs, people who are interested in innovation, the new world of work, and the new world we are living in.

What’s the difference between innovation inside the company and outside of the company? Brian shares his thoughts on how these types of innovation complement each other and integrate with each other. We also dig into why ideas often go nowhere and innovation gets stuck, as well as the appropriate metrics to be using in the early stages of innovation. Brian also talks us through how he thinks of building a culture of experimentation with a unique methodology and why everyone needs to equip themselves with skills of innovation and entrepreneurship.

 

If you are ready to:

  • get buy-in from key decision-makers on your next big idea

  • be a high-impact, high-value member that ignites change

  • foster a culture of innovation where everyone on your team is bringing innovative ideas that tackle challenges and seize opportunities…

Join us on LaunchStreet — gotolaunchstreet.com

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Brian Ardinger on LinkedIn

Brian Ardinger on Twitter

Nelnet

 InsideOutside.io

IQE Assessment

Innovation Is Everybodys Business: How To Ignite, Scale And Sustain Innovation For Competitive Edge, by Tamara Ghandour

Everyday Innovators Online Academy

AIM Institute

 

Feb 5, 2021

The key to being a real innovator is simple: speak less. In this episode I share how "shutting up" is the key to uncovering innovative ideas. 

Mentioned In This Episode:

Facebook group

Everyday Innovators Online Academy

Inside LaunchStreet Podcast

Feb 2, 2021

One question I keep getting from a lot of people is, How do I get people to listen to my ideas? And the interesting thing is that these people are coming from two very different ends of the spectrum. On the one hand, I have people who are struggling with being seen as too young or inexperienced, and so their ideas aren’t being taken seriously. On the other hand, I have people who are “overly experienced” and who have been on the job for a long time and are perceived as being stuck in their ways and resistant to innovation.

I have five great tips for you, regardless of whether you’re on one side of the spectrum or the other about how to get buy-in for your ideas and influence others. It all starts with how we think about convincing others.

Tip #1: When thinking about getting buy-in and influencing others, we often think about how to convince people. However, what I’ve discovered is that it’s not about convincing others — it's about convincing yourself and showing that confidence and belief in your own ideas!

Think about how you’re presenting yourself — do you have the confidence and conviction in your own ideas before you put them forward?

Tune in for four more tips about how to get people to listen to your ideas, whether you’re new and inexperienced, or are a legacy leader who is “overly experienced.”

 

If you are ready to:

  • get buy-in from key decision-makers on your next big idea

  • be a high-impact, high-value member that ignites change

  • foster a culture of innovation where everyone on your team is bringing innovative ideas that tackle challenges and seize opportunities…

Join us on LaunchStreet — gotolaunchstreet.com

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Burst of Innovation How to Get Legacy Thinkers On Board With Change

Inside Launch Street Podcast Episode: Strategies to Get Legacy Thinkers Behind Innovation

Jan 29, 2021

Somehow, kids just have a way of being blunt, direct and insightful without even trying. This podcast is a treat and full of value bombs. My sons and I often sit on the couch and chat before they go off to school. Sometimes what they say is so wise beyond their years that I started recording them. I don't often share or bring my kiddos into my work but this conversation with my 12 year old was too good to keep to myself. So, here's Ari in a moment we call, "you got me monologuing," talking about the difference between healthy and unhealthy mindset, not listening to toxic people and the power of focus. 

Jan 26, 2021

We’ve all been there. We get started on a new project and we’re all excited and brimming with new ideas, but over time, we tend to fall back on old tricks and habits. It feels like the magic fades and it becomes so hard to keep it going, especially when the doubting and naysaying comes in. So, how can we keep our magic from getting stale as time passes?

It comes down to Kelley and Conner’s Emotional Cycle of Change — that’s why we start off with magic and excitement but then it dips down, and this applies to any change cycle, whether it's changing our habits, behaviors, mindsets, or driving a new idea or innovation. I share more about the five stages in this cycle — uninformed optimism, Informed pessimism, hopeful realism, informed optimism, and completion — and where we often get stuck or start to feel unmotivated.

I also have some strategies that you can put into action right away that can help you push through and keep the magic going in a realistic way, just by moving into the mindset of hopeful realism and informed optimism. By allowing us to keep the magic going but have a relationship with reality, we can keep changing and keep innovating. Find out five ways of how you can keep the magic alive too.

If you are ready to:

  • get buy-in from key decision-makers on your next big idea

  • be a high-impact, high-value member that ignites change

  • foster a culture of innovation where everyone on your team is bringing innovative ideas that tackle challenges and seize opportunities…

Join us on LaunchStreet — gotolaunchstreet.com

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Free IQE Assessment

Everyday Innovators Online Academy

Focus@Will

Everyday Innovators Tribe

Leadership and Innovation with Tamara Ghandour Facebook Group

Kelley and Conner's Emotional Cycle of Change

Inside LaunchStreet Podcast Episode: Pushing Through the Bottom of the J-Curve

 

Jan 22, 2021

I'm often asked why I focus so heavily on human-centered innovation and why I know that's the difference between mediocrity and amazing. Well, in this quick episode I'm going to tackle that question and give you some quick but eye-opening context to how I know you have more to give too. 

Jan 19, 2021

Most of us start off the new year with some ideas or resolutions of things we want to achieve, improve, or change from the previous year. However, not a lot of us make it to the end of seeing our resolutions through an entire year. What’s stopping us?

The reason for this — and the reason why most innovation efforts and behavior change efforts fail is that we reach the bottom of the J-curve and give up when faced with negativity, doubt, and frustration. We often think that change and innovation is a straight line accelerating upwards. Unfortunately, that's not how it works. It’s actually a J-curve where it starts off well, then it dips for a while before picking up again. And we often give up at the bottom of the J-curve, but that's exactly where we need to persevere and push through to reap the benefits of our hard work.

I share some of my own stories both in business and in my personal life about what it was like to hit the bottom of the J-curve, and what you can do when you're exhausted and frustrated at the bottom of the J curve, and feel like giving up. Hint: Use the things that weren't working as fuel to improve your idea.

 

If you are ready to:

  • get buy-in from key decision-makers on your next big idea

  • be a high-impact, high-value member that ignites change

  • foster a culture of innovation where everyone on your team is bringing innovative ideas that tackle challenges and seize opportunities…

Join us on LaunchStreet — gotolaunchstreet.com

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Free IQE Assessment

Everyday Innovators Tribe

Everyday Innovators Online Academy

The Ed Mylett Show Podcast
The Ed Mylett Show Podcast Episode: “Daymond John Rise and Grind

Jan 16, 2021

I used to believe that being innovative or considered an innovator was only for the select few. You know the ones with the blue streaks in their hair, the funky glasses and cool shoes. Turns out, I was totally wrong. Steve showed me the hard way that innovation is for everyone, even me (and you). 

This is actually a flip interview where one of my IQE partners, Chris Chopyak is interviewing me for a Client she is working with. 

 

Mentioned in this episode:

Chris Chopyak's company - Arlosoul

Innovation Quotient Edge for teams

Everyday Innovators Online Academy

Jan 12, 2021

Why do some people elevate to their highest level, and some people don’t? How can we all tap into our incredible ability to innovate and put it to work to perform at our maximum potential?

In reading and researching the topic of human performance, I realized that the foundation to elevating human performance lies in our ability to innovate, and there are three keys to unlocking it.

  1. Find a story that works for you and stick to it: What’s the story you tell yourself to keep you hungry and fighting to reach a higher level? Find it, and stick to it!

  2. Turn wants into needs: Do you fight harder for things you need or things you want? Reframe your goals from wants to needs.

  3. Understand and align with your strengths: You can avoid your weaknesses, but you can’t really win without leveraging your strengths, but that starts with really uncovering your strengths.

Here’s the thing. Being innovative is universal, but how we innovate is different. By using these three keys to unlock your human performance, you tap into your unique innovation abilities, reach new heights, and get to the next level.

If you are ready to:

  • get buy-in from key decision-makers on your next big idea

  • be a high-impact, high-value member that ignites change

  • foster a culture of innovation where everyone on your team is bringing innovative ideas that tackle challenges and seize opportunities…

Join us on LaunchStreet — gotolaunchstreet.com

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Free IQE Assessment

Everyday Innovators Tribe

Tony Robbins on YouTube
Burn The Boats: ONE OF THE BEST SPEECHES EVER *A must Listen* Tony Robbins

12 Week Year

Inside LaunchStreet Podcast Episode: “Play to Your Potential

Jan 8, 2021

Have you ever worked with or met someone that is clearly on top of their game? They have the energy, the ideas and the voice to make things happen? That would describe today's Everyday Innovator Spotlight, Kelly Foster. I write about her in depth in my book, Innovation Is Everybody's Business, and I'm excited to share what she's up to in my podcast as well. I think we can all learn something from how Kelly understands and aligns with her Everyday Innovator strengths ( Collaborative Tweaker) to break down the silos that were hindering innovation and be a respected and valued voice in her organization and community.

 

Mentioned In This Podcast:

Book - Innovation Is Everybody's Business

Everyday Innovators Online Academy

Innovation Quotient Edge Assessment

The Mentorship Lab Blog Page

Kelly Foster on LinkedIn

 

Jan 5, 2021

Are you playing to your highest potential or are you just playing to the level of those around you?

I was watching my football team the other day and had this startling realization: When my team plays a good team, they're on fire. But when they play a weaker team, they make mistakes and mess up. What was happening? I realized they were playing to the level of the ability of their opponent, not their own. And what’s more - I realized that this is something we all do.

We have all enormous potential and ability, but too often, we let the playing field and our opponents dictate our own level of play. We fall into cycles of mediocrity because that’s what we’re used to seeing around us. But when we shift our mindset and decide to play at our highest ability instead of letting circumstances dictate what should happen, we will start seeing the rewards, despite the challenges.

If you are ready to:

  • get buy-in from key decision-makers on your next big idea

  • be a high-impact, high-value member that ignites change

  • foster a culture of innovation where everyone on your team is bringing innovative ideas that tackle challenges and seize opportunities…

Join us on LaunchStreet — gotolaunchstreet.com

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Free IQE Assessment

Everyday Innovators Tribe

 

Jan 1, 2021

Every year people make New Year's resolutions and every year studies show that 85% or more of them never make it past February 15th. 95% never make it past March. So how about this year instead of making a list of resolutions you won't keep, you join me in a challenge?! A challenge to Jump on 2 (you'll have to listen in to know what I mean). 

It was a moment where I experienced a lot of fear that has become a life lesson and mantra for myself and so many others across the globe. It has helped people take action, move forward, embrace change...even when it's hard and uncomfortable. Join us. 

 

Mentioned In This Episode:

Innovation Quotient Edge Assessment

Dec 29, 2020

Life is really about what we choose to think of as the possibilities for ourselves, and unfortunately, a lot of us are hindered by what we think we can see for ourselves. However, just by changing three things: mindset, belief, and exposure, we can open ourselves up to an ocean of possibilities.

Mindset, belief, and exposure all feed each other and exist in a virtuous cycle with each other. Each one helps to expand and open the other, and together, they drive our ability to unlock the power of innovation within us and the power to reach our human potential. I want to share some things to help you shift your mindset, change your beliefs, and increase your exposure to get you to start seeing beyond your pond.

Mindset: We've all been conditioned to be mediocre and taught the (negative) consequences of being innovative or thinking differently. In order to get into a mindset that serves us and opens up our eyes to the ocean of possibilities, we need to unlearn mediocrity and status quo.

Belief: Our Reticular Activating System is like a brick wall that keeps out anything that doesn’t confirm pre-existing beliefs. This makes it difficult to believe you are capable of something different, unless you start dismantling the brick wall.

Exposure: One of the simplest, most powerful things you can do to change your mindset and beliefs is to increase your exposure. Being exposed to new things, ideas, perspectives, ways of thinking, and truths can help us change our mindset and our beliefs.

By focusing on changing these three things in tandem with each other, you too can unlock your innovation potential.

 

If you are ready to:

  • get buy-in from key decision-makers on your next big idea

  • be a high-impact, high-value member that ignites change

  • foster a culture of innovation where everyone on your team is bringing innovative ideas that tackle challenges and seize opportunities…

Join us on LaunchStreet — gotolaunchstreet.com

 

Mentioned in This Episode:

Leadership and Innovation Community with Tamara Ghandour Facebook Group

Everyday Innovators Tribe

 

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