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Episode 230 – Jerome Wade – Performance / audio

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Jerome Wade (@JeromeWade on twitter) discusses performance with host Craig Price. Peak performance and Craig are rarely in the same neighborhood, yet that doesn’t stop him from wondering in awe how others lift themselves to higher levels. Together with Jerome Wade from Epic Advantage, the two discuss how to not red-line yourself by performing too high for too long, some key practices you can do to lift your performance and how we can live in the most productive society in history and still feel unproductive! Craig gives a pretty high performance interview this week so you should really listen!

Jerome can be found at http://www.epicadvantage.com/ 

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Episode 218 – Chris Price – Assessments / audio

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Chris Price (@ChrisPriceCDP on twitter) joins host Craig Price (no relation) to discuss assessments. We’ve probably seen or taken a few assessments in our work lives (turns out I am such a Samantha) but are we using assessments properly? Chris talks about how a properly used assessment can help make more informed hiring decisions, create a better culture and find “red flags” in departments and organizations. They also talk about how they are abused and why a professional developed assessments with solid data behind it are far more accurate than making one yourself.

You can learn more about Chris and his company at http://priceleadershipgroup.com

APP BONUS: Read Chris’s handout “Five Ways You May Be Losing Money with People Assessments”

 

Marvelous Nerd Year's Eve

Craig will be in Dallas (Chris’s hometown) this December 29th through January 1st at the Sheraton Dallas for A Marvelous Nerd Years Eve with Stan Lee. There will be loads of great guests and fun events all weekend long. Go to MarvelousNYE.com and use the promo code CRAIGPRICE to get $50 off a 4-day General Admission pass!  See you in Dallas!

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Episode 216 – Crystal Washington – One Tech Action / audio

One Tech Action

Crystal Washington (@CrysWashington on twitter) returns to discuss her latest book “One Tech Action” with host Craig Price. Past guest Crystal Washington is back and she’s written a guide book to help sort through the world of app for busy professionals. Craig is neither all that busy or all that professional. Nonetheless, the two discuss how to find safe apps, how good are app assistants, why Crystal LOVES Evernote and even some tips from Craig on how to avoid talking to relatives without causing problems.

“One Tech Action” empowers non-techie, busy professionals to easily take advantage of technology to multiply their efforts at home and work, increase efficiency, and spend more time with the people who matter the most to them. You can learn more at http://onetechaction.com or buy it on Amazon

APP BONUS: Read a 30-page sample of “One Tech Action” only through the Reality Check podcast app!

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Episode 211 – Jen Rulon – Triathlons / audio

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Jen Rulon (@CoachJenRulon on twitter) discussing preparing and running triathlons with host Craig Price. Knowing Craig and the height of his exercise regime is struggling to scoop hard ice cream out of the gallon container, it would seem unlikely that a true athlete would be on the podcast. But there is a huge difference between doing a triathlon and talking about one, so Craig immediately got comfy in his chair to talk with Coach Jen.  Jen has run over 10 Ironman triathlons and coached over 20 athletes for the ironman. Despite the seemingly opposite approaches to fitness Craig and Jen have a lively discussion about how to train for a triathlon, is being “too busy” really an excuse, how pee can slow down the competition and why she loves doing events like these. They also discuss ways her training can be applied to business and to non-athletes as well as talking about her 12 years training orcas at Sea World!

You can learn more about Jen at http://JenRulon.com 

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Episode 210 – Carolyn Strauss – Home Shopping / audio

home shoppingCarolyn Strauss (@CarolynStrauss on twitter) joins host Craig Price to discuss her experiences and what she learned partnering with the Home Shopping Network. While Craig has known Carolyn for a few years, he never asked her on because she was a bit too well known. Why would she come on his little old podcast?  When she offered to come on, Craig leapt at the chance. It wasn’t just because she is a world class designer and businesswoman with vast experience running a multimillion dollar apparel company. There was also the bonus of getting some serious street cred with the women in his life. Particularly his wife and both mother and mother-in-law!

The two chat about a wide variety of things including how she transitioned from model to designer, pitching products to HSN, dealing with live caller interactions, why value-per-minute is just as important in non-sales positions and a bunch more. A fun interview that peeks behind the scenes at the goings-ons of a shopping channel and how stunned Craig is by the power of these channels.

Carolyn can be found at her self titled website http://CarolynStrauss.com 

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