PODCAST: Episode 045 – How NOT to Create Strategic Alliances and Referral Partners

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Who are the partners your business NEEDS? Are you making the connections and taking advantage of strategic partnerships possible in your network? In this episode, Heather lays out the importance of strategic alliances and referral partners for entrepreneurs, while sharing a recent personal story about “Bob”, and how badly referrals can go, if you don’t do your homework, if you …

PODCAST: Episode 44 – The Power of Focus

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What’s on your to-do list? You DO have a to-do list, don’t you? Heather Christie highlights the importance of getting your task list out of your head and onto paper (digital or old-fashioned), then prioritizing that that to-do list into a “2-Do” List. Picking the two most important tasks for your day, and ensuring that you actually have the time …

PODCAST: Episode 43 – Lessons in the Storm: On the Road Home after Hurricane Irma

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Heather returns from her “hurricane hiatus” to record this “live-on-the-road” podcast sharing her takeaways from the evacuation. The storm and the evacuation are reminders that our planning and attention to detail that are so important in business can also be literal life and death. If you’re in the areas affected by Hurricane’s Harvey and Irma, we’d love to hear what …

PODCAST: Episode 42 – Finding Your Passion Point with Gail Markham

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Gail Markham is the founding partner of Markham Norton Mosteller Wright & Company PA, a public accounting and business consulting firm. Gail started the firm as a sole-practioner more than 38 years ago, now with a team approaching 50 she services Florida with offices in Fort Myers and Naples. From her impressive credentials, and inspiring origin story, to her current …

PODCAST: Episode 41 – The Power of Focus with Kathy Feinstein

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Kathy Feinstein joins Heather in this episode of Mastermind to discuss her practice as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Sport Performance Consultant. Kathy’s practice focuses on 3 key areas: counseling, sport performance psychology and education through seminars and workshops. Since 1998 her unique practice has empowered adolescents, adults, couples, families and teams to achieve greater satisfaction in sport, health …

PODCAST: Episode 40 – Qualities of Leadership – Definiteness of Purpose

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In this episode of Mastermind, Heather discusses the philosophy of Napoleon Hill, a figure central to Heather’s own philosophy of business. Specifically, his long out of print book, “Think Your Way to Wealth”, a transcription of Hill’s first meeting and discussion with steel magnate, Andrew Carnegie. The discussion led to Napoleon Hill’s life work, collecting the experiences of successful people, …

PODCAST: Episode 38 Qualities of Leadership – Your Commitment to Personal and Professional Growth

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In this third entry in the Qualities of Leadership series, Heather focuses on YOU! More accurately, you focus on you, and the concept of the Leadership Lid. Heather illustrates how the quality of an organization’s leaders will inherently limit the growth of the organization itself. The positive side of that is that your leadership potential is unlimited, and therefore so …

PODCAST: Qualities of Leadership – Confidence

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This episode is the second in a series on the Qualities of Leadership with a discussion of Confidence. Heather recounts how an early show of confidence in her by a mentor led to unexpected success in her legal career, (and how she was humbled even in that victory) In this episode you’ll learn how best to build confidence in your …