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Businesses that Care Podcast (formerly Mere Mortals Unite)

Mere Mortals Unite (MMU) and Businesses that Care (BTC) are two distinct series in this podcast. BTC is focused on building a business culture that allows your business to recruit and retain good talent. Our guests share ideas that work, to create a culture of engagement. On previous episodes of MMU we share superpowers that everyone has although they may not have discovered them yet, or forgotten them or given them away. Take them back, increase their use in your life. provides skills and techniques so you can discover your superpowers. The result is an increase in success and joy in your life and the lives of those that surround you. Let’s change the world one person at a time, starting with you!
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Dec 28, 2016

persistence, the last apostle, lifestyle, world travel

 

Episode Title: The Life that Persistence Built - Dennis Brooke

URL: http://julieannsullivan.com/life-persistence-built-dennis-brooke

 

Are you looking for a better way to get to where you would like to go in life? Have you perhaps had difficulty in attaining your goals, or would you like to develop the tenacity to “go the distance” with a lengthy project? If so, gain some valuable insight from today's guest, Dennis Brooke, author of the novel “The Last Apostle”.

 

Dennis is a former Air Force officer and IT project manager and executive. He's now retired and he and his wife spend their days traveling abroad, “houseless, but not homeless”.  Become inspired by his experience as a pilgrim, walking the Camino de Santiago. Listen in as he talks about persistence being his SUPERPOWER. Take note of his tips, strategies and wonderful quotes which can all help you in reaching your goals.



Dennis’ Bio: Dennis Brooke is the author of the novel The Last Apostle which is based on the idea that John, the last apostle, is still alive and lives in Seattle. He is a former Air Force officer and IT project manager and executive. He and his wife sold their home, retired from corporate life, and now live a houseless, but not homeless lifestyle abroad. They completed the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage in May of 2016.



What you’ll hear in this episode:

  • How persistence been essential in his attaining success.
  • Some wonderful stories to illustrate the importance of having persistence.
  • The one thing that most authors have in common.
  • The things he learned after he had written his book and joined a local writer's group.
  • How he “adapted to discouragement” and found success.
  • About his marvelous mentors.
  • What he learned from his day job about how taking smaller steps, then adapting, often works better than taking one big step.
  • How he and his wife practiced and prepared to walk the Camino.
  • The importance of developing relationships with people who have already done what you would like to do.
  • The necessity of being really ready for anything you intend to do.
  • How you can become more persistent.
  • A bit about his novel.



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www.TheLastApostle.com

 

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Dec 21, 2016

communication, relationships, People Advantage, People Experts

 

Episode Title: Learn It, Then Live It - Betsy Allen-Manning and Tonya Spencer

URL: http://julieannsullivan.com/learn-live-betsy-allen-manning-tonya-spencer

 

Do you experience too much stress and conflict in your life? Would you like to communicate more easily and effectively with everybody, consistently? If so, listen in to Julie Ann interviewing Betsy Allen-Manning and Tonya Spencer, as they explain how we can “learn it, then live it” on this episode of Mere Mortals Unite.

 

Known as “The People Experts”, Smart and sassy Texans, Betsy and Tonya are known for their unparalleled and amusing 'dual keynotes' and training. They assist organizations with improving their relationship development and communication. They are the co-authors of  The People Advantage.  

 

Betsy and Tonya’s Bio: The People Experts, Betsy Allen-Manning and Tonya Spence, are and authors of "The People Advantage", and are known for their unique and entertaining ‘dual keynotes’ and training; helping organizations improve their communication and relationship development.

 

What you’ll hear in this episode:

  • The Super Power that they have to share.
  • The benefits of using this Super Power.
  • How their method can help you to be less stressful.
  • Their four unspoken communication secrets.
  • How they themselves stay focused on their path.
  • How not delegating can cause stress.
  • What they see conflict to actually be.
  • How many people don't notice what's going on in communication.
  • The question you can ask to eliminate 90% of stress and conflict while communicating with someone.
  • Their Platinum Rule.
  • What causes the 'disconnect' in communication.
  • How their interactive book can help you.
  • 4 areas that cause the most stress and conflict in most people's lives:

 

  1. Pacing- Some people are fast, some slow.
  2. Information needs- Some people have general information needs i.e. they want to cut to the chase and others have specific information needs i.e. they need details.
  3. Social interaction- There are outgoing people and there are reserved people.
  4. Some are task focused people, others are relationship-focused people


Interview Links & Other Resources

 

www.ThePeopleExperts.net

 

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The People Advantage

Dec 14, 2016

Tags: thinking, actions, business, c-suite

 

Episode Title: Big Thinking Leads to Big Actions - Jeffrey Hayzlett

URL: http://julieannsullivan.com/big-thinking-big-actions-jeffrey-hayzlett

 

Have you ever felt like you needed to “up your game”, but you don’t exactly know how? Sometimes we think the big league players got there by a stroke of luck or having some sort of connection that we could never have. The truth may surprise you! In this episode we find out that leveling up can start with a Google search for an organization you have no contacts in. Take comfort knowing we all level up with the same actions. Thinking bigger will lead to taking bigger actions and bigger risk - for a bigger reward!

“When you make it to the top, you have to send the elevator back down for everyone else.” - Kevin Spacey

Today’s guest is the King of thinking big. Jeffrey Hayzlett is a name that may be familiar to you! He’s open and approachable and he will be the first to tell you he doesn’t know everything. He’s here today to talk about what he does to both think and act big!

Jeffrey’’s Bio: Jeffrey Hayzlett is the primetime television host of C-Suite with Jeffrey Hayzlett and Executive Perspectives on C-Suite TV and is the host of the award winning All Business with Jeffrey Hayzlett on the CBS on-demand podcast network Play.It. Hayzlett is a global business celebrity, Hall of Fame speaker, best-selling author, and Chairman of C-Suite Network, home of the world’s most trusted network of C-Suite leaders.

 
 
 

What you’ll hear in this episode:

  • Jeffrey’s superpower? He’s a cowboy
  • How he’s used business to fulfill his cowboy dreams
  • How he stopped being stupid and you can too
  • Why he was able to sponsor The Celebrity Apprentice
  • How one conversation turned into multiple contacts that led to numerous business deals
  • It’s ok if you don’t know something. Find out and educate yourself for next time
  • Why Jeffrey considered himself a shy person, but in retrospect, probably wasn’t
  • His first realization that he was a big guy
  • Why he hasn’t made his biggest mistake yet
  • Why he hasn’t had his biggest success yet
  • The one thing Jeffrey is addicted to
  • Do the things you are doing today let you focus on your highest priority tasks?
  • When you need to ignore your inner voice
 
 
 
 

Interview Links & Other Resources

 

www.c-suitenetwork.com

 

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Jeffrey's Book: Think Big, Act Bigger

 

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Dec 7, 2016

mindset, positivity, mental state, outlook

 

Episode Title: Mindset Matters - Sonia Satra

URL: http://julieannsullivan.com/mindset-matters-sonia-satra

 

Do you need a “mindset reset”? Do you need a little push to find your true power and hear your inner voice? My guest today can help!

Sonia Satra is a former TV star on the soap operas, Guiding Light and One Life to Live. She loves to act, but her true love is the connection between mind and body. She wants to help others recognize this connection and use it to bring more success and joy. Get ready for a mindset reset NOW!

"We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them." - Albert Einstein

 

Sonia’s Bio: Sonia Satra is a certified life coach, motivational speaker, and the founder of Moticise, the revolutionary new lifestyle & fitness company that transforms businesses and individuals by combining mindset tools and movement. Sonia currently hosts her award-winning fitness classes, nutrition workshops, and lifestyle adventures in New York City and surrounding areas.

 

What you’ll hear in this episode:

  • Sonia’s Superpower? The ability to help people get to a mindset reset to discover their core power
  • Why mindset matters on individual and universal scales
  • How a client shifted her mindset to mend a broken relationship
  • Why people are afraid to uncover their truth in business
  • Authenticity vs Fakeness
  • Choosing disengagement so you can hear your own voice
  • Your CORE POWER
  • How Sonia’s husband learned to tune in to himself
  • Tapping into your senses
  • How physical movement helps bring brain (and mindset) changes
  • Sonia’s everyday rituals: exercise and movement with intentions
  • Baby steps to take NOW to find your true power, beginning with disengagement
  • Come from a place of fullness vs a place of lack
  • Sonia’s upcoming role as Gloria Steinem in a mini-series about Hugh Hefner
 
 
 
 

Interview Links & Other Resources

 

www.moticise.com

 

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Grab Sonia’s Workout DVD

 

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