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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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Oct 25, 2017

121 Tenacity-The Super Power to Success with Marjorie Brody

URL: http://julieannsullivan.com/marjorie-brody/ 

 

Summary

Have you ever sat and considered what do you want professionally and what is the path to make that happen?

Today’s guest Marjorie Brody with BRODY Professional Development works with many Fortune 100 and 500 companies. This is one of the first questions she wants to know from her executive-level clients. Early in her career she let the words of an academic advisor determine how she would continue into her professional life.  It turned out that listening to her own self-talk furthered her path to success more efficiently and effectively.

Marjorie Brody with BRODY Professional Development has been in business for over 30 years.  They focus on training, coaching and consulting for clients such as Microsoft, American Express, and Lockheed Martin. Marjorie has created a Solution Arc to better execute change throughout every level of an organization.

More information about Marjorie Brody: Marjorie has won numerous accolades, awards, and honors over her career, such as Pennsylvania’s Best 50 Women in Business, induction into the Temple University’s “Women’s Entrepreneurial Hall of Fame,” and labeled a “Women of Distinction” by the Philadelphia Business Journal.

 

You’ll discover:

  • The power of being tenacious.
  • Why it is important to really consider the path that you need to take
  • Who you should listen to in order to succeed.
  • The importance of truly knowing yourself.
  • The importance of delegation when building you and your business up.
  • Why you need to have your goals outlined.

 

Interview Links & Other Resources

Visit BrodyPro.com

Follow Marjorie Brody on Twitter

Connect with Marjorie Brody on LinkedIn

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Oct 18, 2017

120 A Workplace Environment -Doing Life Together with Legal Monkeys

URL:  http://julieannsullivan.com/legal-monkeys/


Summary

How would you respond if a company interviewing you asked if you were, “a shark”?

Today’s guest is Corey Cormier, Team Lead of Legal Monkeys.  He has asked potential employees this question. Why? Corey knows that he and his team have built a successful workplace environment and they do not want a “shark” to come in and disturb it. You spend a large portion of your life at work, more often than not you’re at work with coworkers than at home with family. In order for everyone to succeed and have the best work/home life, you need to create company culture together.

More information about Corey Cormier and Legal Monkeys: Based out of Bryan, Texas, Legal Monkeys has been in operation since 2009. Legal Monkeys collects medical records for law firms around the country specializing with personal injury attorneys.  Legal Monkeys has won Best Places to Work in both 2014 and 2015. In 2015 the company purchased a full city block in Downtown Bryan to make room for growth. The company focuses and believes in creating a work environment that allows their employees to grow professionally and personally.

 

You’ll discover:

  • What kind of employee is the hardest to let go of if they’re not the right fit.
  • How a workplace environment can influence a business’s success.
  • The benefits of a change in workplace culture.
  • The power of appreciation within your team.
  • How a positive morning huddle can improve the atmosphere of your working environment all day.

 

Interview Links & Other Resources

Visit Legal Moneys

Friend Legal Monkeys on Facebook

Follow Legal Monkeys on Twitter

Connect with Corey Cormier on LinkedIn

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Oct 11, 2017

119 The Advantage of Resiliency in Your Life with Richard Citrin

URL: http://julieannsullivan.com/richard-citrin/

 

Summary

When was the last time you considered your resiliency?

Today’s guest Richard Citrin, founder of Citrin Consulting, speaks with us about the power of knowing your own resiliency. He is the author of, The Resilience Advantage. Everyone has stress in life. What you might not realize is that you are hardwired with the resiliency to overcome it.  You have the ability to empower yourself to go beyond stress.

Richard Citrin founded Citrin Consulting after an early career on Wall Street.   There he experienced a poor management style and destructive workplace practices. Richard also came to realize that the typical approach to “managing stress” was flawed.  He saw how many people move into victimhood.  He just he knew there must be a better option to properly manage and address the challenge or adversity and stress within our lives.

More information about Richard Citrin: Richard has been a consultant, entrepreneur and lead in small and large companies alike. Richard is a licensed psychologist and works directly with organizations and corporations alike to help them improve their workplace and ultimately the lives of their employees.

 

You’ll discover:

  • What happens when you choose to apply resiliency to your stress and not victimhood.
  • A good way to get into a mindful state.
  • The importance of recognizing that poor management and destructive workplaces lead to stressors that can be effectively dealt with.
  • A better way to address challenge, adversity and stress in your life.
  • What happens when you properly manage the stressors in your life both professionally and personally.

 

Interview Links & Other Resources

Visit Citrin Consulting

Follow Richard Citrin on LinkedIn

Follow Richard Citrin on Twitter

Check out the Citrin Consulting Blog

Check out Richard’s book The Resilience Advantage

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Oct 4, 2017

118 When Your “Witchcraft” is the Best Craft with Tana Greene

URL: http://www.julieannsullivan.com/greene-group/

 

Summary

Why can’t you do your calling in your current business?

Today’s guest, Tana Greene, was asked this question by her coach when considering leaving her business due to a lack of fulfillment.  What Tana learned was that when you understand who you are and what your values are, your business will align accordingly. In order to make sure that every new employee knows their strengths, which in turn helps the company, Tana requires every employee take the Strength Finder test upon hire.

Tana Greene is the CEO of The Greene Group, operating since 1988.  In 2009 Tana and her husband opened Road Dog Drivers, to provide a matching system of professional truck drivers with motor carriers.  This system is designed to keep assets moving.  They wanted to match professional truck drivers that were able to drive and had unused hours of service to companies using an easy-to-use online platform.

More information about Tana Greene: Tana was interviewed for Inc. Magazine and stated her four values: never settle, have accountability, dare to be different, and see the awesomeness in others. Greene Group has been named as a national 2016 Best Staffing Firms to Work for winner, they have been recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of America’s 5,000 Growing Companies in 2007, 2008, 2014, and 2015.

 

You’ll discover:

● Why it is important to know your “witchcraft” in your business.

● Knowing the importance of culture and value within your company is more important than focusing on the money.

● The best ways to determine who you and what your core values are professionally.

● The importance of having a mentor to look up to in both personal and professional aspects.

● What knowing when it’s not a good fit in business does for your business.

 

Interview Links & Other Resources

Visit the Greene Group

Follow Tana Greene on Twitter

Follow Road Dog Drivers on Facebook

Connect with Tana Greene on LinkedIn

Check out Tana’s Book Creating a World of Difference

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