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You want to discover the latest ideas to catapult your business. It’s easy to say “I don’t have time” as the excuse for not staying on top of what’s on the leading edge. Many people find that listening to podcasts is a great way to stay inspired and informed about cutting-edge business lessons. I have the honor of interviewing many amazing guests on my podcast every week. It’s truly interesting to see how listeners respond to certain topics and guests. Our audience recognized the following five episodes as the most popular in 2016. In case you missed one of these episodes, here’s another chance to tune in for a listen.

Mark Bowden | Successfully Reading Body Language
You’ve been told the majority of communication is non-verbal and to read someone’s body language for the full picture. But have you ever tried to read someone’s physicality, only to get it terribly wrong? World-renowned body language expert, Mark Bowden explains why and how to make sure that doesn’t happen again. Mark is the founder of TRUTHPLANE®. He’s also written three books on body language, and was voted the #1 expert in the world on that topic. Tune in to hear this podcast:

3 Keys to Growing Your Business With Integrity
If you’d like to grow your business by attracting your ideal clients there’s a simple way to do so: integrity. There are a few key ways to have integrity when engaging with potential clients, and I’ll explain exactly what those are and how to use them in this episode. Tune in to hear this podcast:

Barry Glassman | Creating Company Culture
What does the cartoon character, Curious George have to do with company culture? Tune in to find out. Have you wondered what makes a company a great place to work? Barry Glassman is a renowned expert on company culture. His company, Glassman Wealth, has been voted as the best place to work in Washington DC by multiple local publications. On this episode Barry joins us to talk about what makes his company’s culture a great place for employees and for their clients, why having a purposeful culture is so important and how to show people what your company is about rather than telling them. Tune in to hear this podcast:

Howard Behar | What Starbucks Will Teach You About Company Culture
Have you ever wondered how Starbucks created and sustained their culture throughout their skyrocketing growth? Our guest for episode is the man who knows, Mr. Howard Behar. Howard is the President of Starbucks North America and the former President of Starbucks International. He was at the helm when they went from 28 stores to 15,000! Tune in to hear this podcast:

Jack Quarles | Understanding The Mind of The Buyer
Knowing what the buyer needs and wants is pivotal to not just making the sale but also building a trusted relationship that lasts.  An expert on this topic, and my co-author on Same Side Selling, Jack Quarles. Jack has been in the procurement/buying side of the sales equation for nearly two decades. On this episode Jack shares his insights on what’s going on in the minds of buyers and why those insights are so important for sales professionals. Tune in to hear this podcast:

Know How To Take Action

When you listen to any podcast, be sure that you capture the actionable take-away messages. Pick a few salient points that you can work to put to your in your business or your life. Realizing how important this step can be, I conclude each episode on my program with a 30-second recap of the actionable points that can help the listener achieve results. Just be sure you capture the ones that matter to you.

It’s Your Turn

What is your favorite Business Cast episode from 2016?  My best ideas and guests come directly from listener input. If you have a guest to suggest or a question that might make for a great topic, let me know. Maybe the next episode will discuss your question or great idea.