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Jonathan Low Show Notes Page Jonathan Low worked 80 hours a week for two and a half years. Then his body collapsed and he began to doubt himself. It took him an entire year to recover [...]
Chris Dyer Show Notes Page Chris Dyer quit his job and started a business in 2001, just two months after the biggest terrorist attack in American history. He took inspiration from tragedy. He rented every [...]
Greg Young Show Notes Page Greg Young needed to make changes quickly and radically to prevent losing market share. But he was ending each day with beating himself up because he was not completing his [...]
Jeff Piersall Show Notes Page Jeff Piersall was in a 14-year business relationship with who he thought was a good friend. But it ended in a betrayal. Despite another partner betrayal later in his career, [...]
Olga Mizrahi Show Notes Page Olga Mizrahi knows that reviews are part of the gig economy and the future of work. So, after reading a negative review about her book she had three choices that [...]
Eric Kish Show Notes Page Eric Kish was placed in an oil refinery to turn it around. Overloaded with debt and crippled by equipment that had failed inspection, Eric thought he had no option but [...]
Dave Mattson Show Notes Page Dave Mattson had the opportunity to buy into an established business but was unable to secure the funding he needed. After being rejected by several bankers and taking a hit [...]
Cash Keahey Show Notes Page Cash Keahey was facilitating strategic planning for corporate executives when he realized he wanted to try leading people. He was placed in an operations role and was seen as a [...]
Jim Knight Show Notes Page Jim Knight was asked by his CEO to deliver on a project with an extremely aggressive timeline. Despite all of their effort of working 18-20-hour days and on the weekends, [...]
Doug Sandler Show Notes Page Doug Sandler was hired to be a DJ at a party hundreds of miles from his home. He was feeling on top of his game but within 15-minutes of the [...]
Lori Bocklund Show Notes Page Lori Bocklund and her husband lived in the Washington DC area during 9/11 and then the anthrax scare and the DC sniper. She was living in constant fear. Despite loving [...]
Michael Gale Show Notes Page Michael Gale owned a number of trademarks on journey mapping when they built the methodology 14 years ago. But now he has to admit it’s no longer relevant because you [...]
As always I want your feedback and thoughts on questions we should add to the hoedown. One I will never ask is, “Mike, Mike, Mike, Mike…guess what day it is?” So don’t send it.
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