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Spartan Up! Skullcandy CEO Hoby Darling on Motivation and Leadership

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Leading by example is exactly what Skullcandy CEO Hoby Darling has always tried to do. In order to motivate others, Darling has learned that he must first “redefine what is possible” and then you’ll see those around you will begin to mark their own path. The CrossFit fanatic sat down with Spartan Up’s Joe De Sena, founder and CEO of Spartan Race, to discuss leadership, motivation and the importance of dreams. For more, watch the Podcast above. ABOUT SPARTAN UP! THE PODCAST: Every day, Joe De Sena, founder and CEO of Spartan Race and a New York Times bestselling author, inspires millions of people all over the world to get off the couch and take on any obstacle, on an off…

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Live Interview with Jeffrey Pfeffer and Leadership BS: Fixing Workplaces and Careers One Truth at a Time

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Finalist for the 2015 Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Best business book of the week from Inc.com The author of Power, Stanford business school professor, and a leading management thinker offers a hard-hitting dissection of the leadership industry and ways to make workplaces and careers work better. The leadership enterprise is enormous, with billions of dollars, thousands of books, and hundreds of thousands of blogs and talks focused on improving leaders. But what we see worldwide is employee disengagement, high levels of leader turnover and career derailment, and failed leadership development efforts. In Leadership BS, Jeffrey Pfeffer shines a bright light on the leadership industry, showing why it’s failing and how it might be remade. He sets the…

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Video: Missed It? Interview with Leslie Grossman and Link Out: How to Turn Your Network into a Chain of Lasting Connections

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Proven networking strategies to achieve lifetime professional success In today’s competitive market, the typical ways of communicating don’t serve the purpose of building strong, long-term connections. We need to build collaborative relationships that are memorable and influence others to aid in achieving our goals. What is the first step to connecting with the right person? It’s not simply passing along a business card or rattling on about yourself, it is listening to what to the other person has to say. Link Out is filled with strategies that can turn strangers into connections that can change your career or business. Explains how to ensure that potential entourage members perceive you positively Offers a tracking process, which enables accountability Teaches how to…

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Richard Branson shares his secrets to success on Spartan Up! The Video podcast

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Welcome to our weekly Spartan Up! feature. Make sure to check back each week for a new episode of Joe De Sena’s exhilarating podcast. This week we’re excited to have Richard Branson, who agreed to do an interview with Joe De Sena, founder and CEO of Spartan Race for Spartan Up! The Podcast, but there was a catch. Joe had to swim to his private island before Branson would share the secrets to his success. ABOUT SPARTAN UP! THE PODCAST: Every day, Joe De Sena, founder and CEO of Spartan Race and a New York Times bestselling author, inspires millions of people all over the world to get off the couch and take on any obstacle, on an off the course. In Spartan…

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