20 - How to Sell Authentically - Mo Bunnell

On this week's episode, Bart Egnal speaks with Mo Bunnell.

Mo Bunnell is the Founder and CEO of Bunnell Idea Group, who has taught business development and influence skills to over 12,000 people. You can learn Mo’s methods for growing your influence in his new book, THE SNOWBALL SYSTEM: How to Win More Business and Turn Clients into Raving Fans, at snowballsystem.com and get a gratis, 8-part video training on creating demand at createdemandcourse.com.

Here are some moments from their conversation:

- What the Snowball System is about. (3:13) 
- Everyone has a role in selling ideas. (4:22)
- Why people are uncomfortable with the idea of selling. (4:33)
- Learning leadership. (5:37)
- Success depends on the ability to influence. (8:28) 
- The science of how people think. (9:55) 
- What will your audience respond too? (13:07) 
- 3 Ways to make sure your message fits with your audience. (16:33)
- 5 Ways to persuade and be likable. (18:44) 
- Follow-up questions the highly correlate with likability. (24:49) 
- People aren't bad at closing - they're bad at creating demand. (32:21)
- 4 Steps to build up to the close. (33:26)
- Why proposals fail. (36:19)

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19 - Leading Change in Education - Garth Nichols

On this week's episode, Bart Egnal speaks to Garth Nichols, Vice Principal, Student Engagement and Experiential Development at Havergal College about creating and implementing change in the education system.

He discusses the initiatives he took at Havergal College and the challenges that come along with leading change.

Here are some moments from their conversation:

- What is a teacher? (2:32)
- How do you start leading change? (9:34) 
- Dealing with organizational change. (14:32) 
- Responding to cultural resistance. (15:35) 
- Creating a symposium. (21:05)
- Engaging people in what good learning organizations do. (22:08)
- Embracing dissenting voices, when creating change. (23:20) 
- Importance of flexibility when introducing cultural change. (25:40) 
- Communicating changes. (29:19)

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18 - Creating A Tribe of Storytellers

On this week's episode, Bart Egnal speaks to both Keri Fraser (Vice President, people Services) and Kerris Hourgary (Director, Talent Acquisition) from Colliers about the significance of creating a storytelling culture within the business.

Here are some moments from their conversation:

- What is storytelling (4:14)
- Why storytelling was previously underutilized (6:29)
- How to start building storytelling capability (9:16)
- What is a story bank? (16:55) 
- How to tell other people's stories (17:27) 
- What are the keys to telling better stories (22:30)
- How can organizations benefit from a storytelling capability? (24:44)

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Learn More about Keri and Kerris here: 

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17 - What It Takes To Communicate Successfully Through Negotiation - Geoff Lyster

On this weeks Inspire Podcast, Bart Egnal speaks with Geoff Lyster who is a Partner at Fasken. Geoff specializes in mergers and acquisitions, and speaks on the importance of having clear communication with his clients.

They discuss:

- The importance of building authentic rapport.
- Getting a good understanding of what both parties involved are 
looking to achieve.
- Managing Emotions during negotiations to achieve success.

Listen now to hear more!

Learn More about Groff here: 

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16 - How You Need To Communicate To Lead In The Evolving World of Work - Kathy Woods

Did you catch the latest Inspire Podcast episode?

Bart Egnal speaks to Kathy Woods, Partner at Deloitte about the evolving world of work.

They discuss:

- What can be expected in the future of work?

- Leading in an evolving environment includes:

- How you think differently

- How you act differently

- How you react differently

- The new imperatives from a communication perspective:

- Be authentic: Share your challenges/experiences.

- Be a storyteller: Connect with your audience.

- Be present: Create the right moments and recognize the moments that matter when they occur.

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Learn more about Kathy here: https://lnkd.in/eVADsvC

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15 - How to Resolve Conflict: Lessons from a Leading Litigation Lawyer - Gordon Capern

Starting today we are moving over to a weekly podcast release! Tune in every week for a new episode.

In this episode, Bart Egnal interviews Gordon Capern who is a partner at Paliare Roland Barristers about his experience in litigation. Gordon explains some root causes for conflict and why winning can be rarely about the money.

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Learn more about Gordon here: www.paliareroland.com/lawyers/detail…/gordon-capern

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14 - How To Be A High Performance Coach - Dane Jensen

In this podcast Bart Egnal speaks with Dane Jensen, CEO of Performance Coaching.

Dane explains how coaching can help individuals understand what high-level performance is and help them realize their potential.

Tune in next week to learn more!
Learn more about Dane and Performance coaching here: lnkd.in/gpuC85k

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13 - Creating the Perfect Match Through Inspirational Communication - Lessons From Executive Search

In today's episode Bart Egnal speaks to Nick Chambers, Partner at Boyden about the value an executive search professional provides for their clients.

Nick goes in depth about the the important steps that surround finding the right candidate for an open position. We look into three areas in which the company and the executive search professional must have clear communication.

Tune in next week to hear the details!


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12 - The Hard Work You Must Do To Become Exceptional On Stage - Greg Wells

Are you looking for the key to being exceptional on stage? Then listen to today's podcast, where Bart Egnal speaks to Dr. Greg Wells about some important aspects to take into consideration when preparing for major speaking opportunities.

Dr. Greg Wells, President of the Wells Group dives into his experiences with addressing large groups, and what he has done to prepare to be a great speaker.

Find out more about Dr. Greg Wells and his work here: 


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11 -How To Pitch An Idea — And Maybe End Up Changing The World... The Story of the Rumie Initiative

In this podcast learn about how the Rumie Initiative is revolutionizing global education.

Bart speaks to Tariq Fancy, Founder and Chairman of the Rumie Initiative about how the idea first came to be, and the steps taken to being his vision to life. Tariq shares his experience involved to first create the initiative, to pitching it and working to secure funding.

Listen now to learn now Rumie is changing the world.

Learn more about Tariq Fancy and the Rumie Initiative here:www.rumie.org/

10 - Unlocking The Power of Authenticity - Jodi Kovitz

Are you ready to lead authentically? Here is some insight from a leader who uses her authenticity to connect with her audience.

Bart Egnal speaks to Jodi Kovitz, Founder and CEO of #Movethedial. Jodi provides insight on her movement. #Movethedial, works to increase the participation and leadership of women in tech. Jodi tells us about creating her vision from her own experience and provides lessons on what you can do to #movethedial.

Learn more about Jodi Kovitz here: movethedial.com/

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9 - Changing Cycling For The Better By Speaking Up For Gender Equity - Ellen Noble

Bart Egnal speaks with Professional Cyclocross and Mountain Bike Racer, Ellen Noble about gender equity.

Ellen Noble shares her exciting movement #bunnyhopthepatriarchy and how she has helped speak up for gender equity in cycling. 
She provides insight on her movement, along with how to answer questions that challenge your commitment to equity.

Learn more about Ellen Noble here: ellennoble.com/


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8 - From Plumbing to Purpose - How You Can Create a Higher Calling In Work and Life - Jin Montesano

In this interview Bart Egnal speaks to Jin Montesano, Chief Public Affairs Officer at Lixil Group about defining your corporate purpose, and taking all the right steps to work towards it. Jin gives us insight onto the Lixil purpose, and provides lessons for building your corporate narrative.

Learn more about Lixil and Unicef's partnership here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=PREimrYBTLQwww.lixil.com/en/makeasplash/

7 - Lessons From A Master Negotiator - Wes Hall

In this podcast Bart Egnal speaks with Wes Hall, Executive Chairman & Founder of Kingsdale Advisors. From this episode you will learn how activist shareholders emerge, and what they are looking to achieve. Wes takes us into the world of negotiations and describes what strategies lead to successful settlements.

To find out more about Wes Hall, please visit their website: 

6 - What Leaders Really Do - David Gibbons

Are you ready to embrace leadership? In this episode Bart discusses what it means to be a leader with David Gibbons, Senior Client Partner at Korn Ferry. From this conversation, you will learn how leaders take strategy and apply it on a personal, authentic level to drive business results.

To find out more about Korn Ferry, please visit: www.kornferry.com/consultants/davidgibbons


5 - How You Can Speak Up to Promote Diversity and Inclusion - Michael Bach

Breaking with our bi-weekly schedule, The Inspire Podcast presents our first bonus episode! In this enlightening interview Bart speaks with Michael Bach, Founder and CEO of the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI). Using real-life examples, Michael explains how Diversity and Inclusion definitions can vary across organisations, and also provides suggestions on how you can support your colleagues by speaking up for D&I.

To find out more about the CCDI, please visit: ccdi.ca/

4 - Why Every Leader Today Must be a Storyteller - Margo Gouley

In a data-driven economy, it can sometimes be tough to cut through the statistics and generate genuine connections with our audiences.

In this episode we hear from Margo Gouley on how you can create better audience engagement by integrating Storytelling into your everyday interactions. With real world examples and concrete tips, this episode is a must listen for anyone seeking to have a lasting impact during their next communication opportunity.

To find out more about our Storytelling for Leaders program, please visit: humphreygroup.com/fundamental-programs/

3 - How to Craft a Vision that Works - Robin Silvester

Ever wondered how a vision statement can help direct your personal or organizational success? In this episode Bart interviews Robin Silvester, President and CEO of the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, to discuss the organization’s vision to be the world’s most sustainable port.

Throughout the conversation you’ll hear tips on how to craft your own vision statement, and how you can structure your day-to-day operations to ensure its success.

To find out more about the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, please visit: www.portvancouver.com/

A video on the Port’s 2050 Scenario planning can also be viewed on the organization’s YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/watch?v=8o6-d5vY-AQ

2 - Real Leaders Don't Give Orders - David Berke

In this fascinating interview, Bart speaks with retired U.S. Marine and former TOPGUN instructor David Berke. Packed full of insight, you’ll learn that military leadership is anything but command and control, and that the same rules which make military communication successful also apply to the corporate boardroom.

David Berke is now a Leadership Instructor with Echelon Front. To find out more about their training, and the highly-recommended book Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy Seals Lead and Win, please visit www.echelonfront.com

1 - You Must Prepare to be Spontaneous - Judith Humphrey

Why should leaders prepare to be spontaneous? In our inaugural episode, Presenter Bart Egnal discusses the growing value of impromptu conversations with Judith Humphrey, Founder of The Humphrey Group and author of Impromptu: Leading in the Moment.

In a wide-ranging interview, you’ll hear why it is important to treat unexpected interactions as opportunities, and how you can follow the lead of great speakers like Bobby Kennedy to influence your audiences.