Aug

1

Book Recommendation for “Greatness”

Have you ever settled? In this week’s tip Linda Yates shares one of her favorite books in coaching her clients. That book is Good to Great by Jim Collins. In it he explains the process of becoming great.

You have greatness in you! It can become tempting to let being good rob being great. High performance is possible in every aspect of your life. All it takes it taking the first step and then taking the next.

If your are ready to take that next step, reach out to Linda for a complementary discovery session.

Thanks for watching Linda’s tips. These tips will assist you in uncovering, realizing and accomplishing your potential. Sign up today for our FREE Newsletter @ www.LindaHYates.com

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Linda H. Yates – The Image Energizer is a highly-sought Keynote Speaker, Executive Coach and Corporate Trainer. She has produced over 250 educational seminars on helping individuals and businesses uncover, realize and accomplish their goals. Host of The Executive Edge podcast and author of Beyond the Clothes and the audio course and workbook 6 Steps to ENERGIZE Your Personal Brand, Linda Yates believes that NOTHING is Impossible!

Jul

14

TEE 077: Staying Relevant with Lee Caraher

Lee Caraher

How do you compete for the job you want? Do you feel relevant? The work environment is changing dramatically. Whether you are hiring or looking to be hired staying relevant is the key to today’s success. In episode 77 of the Executive Edge Podcast Lee Caraher shares her insight on how to stay relevant in the changing marketplace.

Lee Caraher is the CEO of Double Forte PR & Digital Marketing; an acclaimed communication strategist, she’s known for her practical solutions to big problems. Her company works with some of the top consumer and technology brands in the country.

Lee’s the author of Millennials & Management based on her experience with failing and then succeeding at retaining Millennials. She also recently published The Boomerang Principle. Both can be found on Amazon.

Lee has a reputation for building cohesive, high producing teams who have fun together at the same time. She is a straight talker who doesn’t hold too many punches, although she does her best to be pleasant about it. Her big laugh and sense of humor have gotten her out of a lot of trouble.

Lee is active in the community and currently serves on three nonprofit boards. A graduate of Carleton College with a degree in Medieval History, which she finds useful every day, Lee lives with her husband, two sons and a blind cat.

Highlights from this episode:
- How to recruit with ease
- Corporate Alumni program
- Orientation for new hires
- Repeat hiring processes
- How millennials are impacting the workforce
- Understanding into how millennials think
- Career Builders vs. Job Hoppers
- Communication tips
- Recruiting strategies
- Staying relevant in a fast changing world
- Image principles
- Circle of Conflict Resolution*

Tips:
1. Set up expectations early and often
2. Ask for feedback on how to improve
3. Millennials expect to be heard

To connect with Lee, go to www.LeeCaraher.com or on Twitter @LeeCaraher. Check out her podcasts: Everything Speaks and Focus Is Your Friend.

Whether are looking to change your career or start a business applying the tips from this episode will benefit you greatly. If I can assist you in that process, please email me at Linda@lhyatesconsulting.com.

Thank you for listening to The Executive Edge podcast! Please leave a question so we can address it on the podcast so you can uncover, realize and accomplish your potential!

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Linda H. Yates – The Image Energizer is a highly-sought Keynote Speaker, Executive Coach and Corporate Trainer. She has produced over 250 educational seminars on helping individuals and businesses uncover, realize and accomplish their goals. Host of The Executive Edge podcast and author of Beyond the Clothes, and the audio course and workbook 6 Steps to ENERGIZE Your Personal Brand, Linda Yates believes that NOTHING is Impossible!

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Jul

11

Coping with Stress

Do you ever get stressed? What is your strategy for coping with it? I would love to hear in the comments below. In this week’s tip learn what I do in order to cope with stress. You might even notice how what I do changes with the stress of being on camera!

No matter what type of personality you have – stress is inevitable. You may be wearing lots of “hats,” and you have the power to regulate how you let life’s happenings impact you. This is a tip that I have to remind myself to do. When I do it I’m immediately calmer and ready to tackle the next challenge of the day.

Thanks for watching Linda’s tips. These tips will assist you in uncovering, realizing and accomplishing your potential. Sign up today for our FREE Newsletter @ www.LindaHYates.com

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Linda H. Yates – The Image Energizer is a highly-sought Keynote Speaker, Executive Coach and Corporate Trainer. She has produced over 250 educational seminars on helping individuals and businesses uncover, realize and accomplish their goals. Host of The Executive Edge podcast and author of Beyond the Clothes and the audio course and workbook 6 Steps to ENERGIZE Your Personal Brand, Linda Yates believes that NOTHING is Impossible!

Jun

29

Setting Office Hours

Do you hate having to leave a voicemail? Are you ever frustrated when you need to speak with someone and you keep playing phone tag? As an entrepreneur it is critical to the success of your business or service to set office hours.

Every professional that sets aside a time each day to take and return calls will increase productivity and profitability. Being available is a positive affirmation of your ability to meet others needs. This will build trust and rapport.

Thanks for watching Linda’s tips. These tips will assist you in uncovering, realizing and accomplishing your potential. Sign up today for our FREE Newsletter @ www.LindaHYates.com

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Linda H. Yates – The Image Energizer is a highly-sought Keynote Speaker, Executive Coach and Corporate Trainer. She has produced over 250 educational seminars on helping individuals and businesses uncover, realize and accomplish their goals. Host of The Executive Edge podcast and author of Beyond the Clothes and the audio course and workbook 6 Steps to ENERGIZE Your Personal Brand, Linda Yates believes that NOTHING is Impossible!

Jun

22

TEE 076: Trust Your Instincts with James Slotten

James Slotten

Do you listen to the voice inside? How has your instincts helped you fulfill your goals? In episode 76 of The Executive Edge podcast Jamie Slotten share’s how he has achieved his goals by trusting his instincts.

James Slotten has over 25 years of experience in integrated marketing communications including positioning, brand and marketing communications, primary and secondary research, content development, direct response and digital marketing in corporate and agency environments. “Jamie” has worked with a wide range of consumer, business-to-business, technology, and health care clients including Nestle Beverages, McDonald’s (Youth Marketing Group), Scholastic Book Clubs, Wilson Golf, American Medical Association Insurance, CIBA-Vision, Ameritech, BellSouth Mobility, Internet Security Services, CDW, Women’s Foodservice Forum and Wellcentive.

He is also former Director, Marketing Communications for EarthLink.

In addition, Jamie facilitated presentation skills training in the United States, the UK and Canada following his graduation from Northwestern University with an MA in Communication Studies. He earned his BA in English and History from St. Olaf College.

A Chicago native, Jamie and his wife Debbie live on St. Simons Island with their two dogs, Scout and Hawkeye.

Highlights from this episode:
- Being versatile
- Preparing for the worst-case scenario
- Ability to control your destiny
- How to handle your weaknesses
- Leadership hard knocks
- Understanding what your good at and what you’re not
- Your career or business is usually not a straight line
- Getting feedback from your customers
- Understanding what drives your customer’s needs
- Networking is not a one-way street
- Do what you do well
- Do what you say you are going to do

Tips:
1. Get your plan on paper
2. Focus and execute
3. Identify and understand your audience
4. Be a strong team player
5. Offer to help others
6. Trust your instincts

To connect with Jamie, send him an email at jslotten@gmail.com.

Confidence comes when you trust your instincts and then act. If I can assist you in that process, please email me at Linda@lhyatesconsulting.com.

Thank you for listening to The Executive Edge podcast! Please leave a question so we can address it on the podcast so you can uncover, realize and accomplish your potential!

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Linda H. Yates – The Image Energizer is a highly-sought Keynote Speaker, Executive Coach and Corporate Trainer. She has produced over 250 educational seminars on helping individuals and businesses uncover, realize and accomplish their goals. Host of The Executive Edge podcast and author of Beyond the Clothes, and the audio course and workbook 6 Steps to ENERGIZE Your Personal Brand, Linda Yates believes that NOTHING is Impossible!

Jun

13

Monthly Planning Day

One of the greatest time management tools I have discovered is setting aside a business planning day. By working on my business rather than just in my business I am able to be innovative and more productive.

Scheduling a least one hour each week will help you accomplish more than you ever thought possible. It’s amazing how time flashes by. When you are strategic in developing your business and life planning activities you will be successful in achieving your dreams and objectives.

I challenge today to set time this week to work on your business for just 1 hour. You can thank me later. If you want to expand your potential then set aside a 4-hour chunk of time at least once a month. Focused time working on your business will generate outcomes you have only envisioned.

Thanks for watching Linda’s tips. These tips will assist you in uncovering, realizing and accomplishing your potential. Sign up today for our FREE Newsletter @ www.LindaHYates.com.

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Linda H. Yates – The Image Energizer is a highly-sought Keynote Speaker, Executive Coach and Corporate Trainer. She has produced over 250 educational seminars on helping individuals and businesses uncover, realize and accomplish their goals. Host of The Executive Edge podcast and author of Beyond the Clothes and the audio course and workbook 6 Steps to ENERGIZE Your Personal Brand, Linda Yates believes that NOTHING is Impossible!

Jun

8

TEE 075: Embracing the Mirror with Linda Yates

Linda Yates

Does it frighten you to look in the mirror? What do you like about the image reflecting back? In episode 75 of the Executive Edge podcast Linda Yates shares how embracing the mirror can assist you in energizing your image from the inside out.

In this episode, you will learn the following:
- How to recognize your strengths
- How to gently receive constructive feedback
- How image stylists look at the mirror
- How the mirror is a powerful tool to build confidence

The mirror is not a tool to be frighten of. The mirror can illuminate the authentic you. As you embrace the mirror light and love will shine back at you. The power that provides is a more confident, polished and positive you. If you would like help on your journey please email me at Linda@lhyatesconsulting.com.

Be sure to sign up for our FREE eBook: Uncover the Possible – 12 Keys to Success.

Thank you for listening to The Executive Edge podcast! Please leave a question so we can address it on the podcast so you can uncover, realize and accomplish your potential!

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Linda H. Yates – The Image Energizer is a highly-sought Keynote Speaker, Executive Coach and Corporate Trainer. She has produced over 250 educational seminars on helping individuals and businesses uncover, realize and accomplish their goals. Host of The Executive Edge podcast and author of the audio course and workbook 6 Steps to ENERGIZE Your Personal Brand, and Beyond the Clothes, Linda Yates believes that NOTHING is Impossible!

Jun

6

Extemporaneous Speaking

Have you ever been caught off guard with a question from your boss or client? Have you ever wished you would have had some witty response to someone who has put you on the spot? Linda Yates, The Image Energizer shares how to be prepared extemporaneously.

When you implement this tip of: PREP you will be able to speak off the cuff in any situation.

P = Purpose/Point
R = Reason
E = Example
P = Re-state your purpose/point

Thanks for watching Linda’s tips. These tips will assist you in uncovering, realizing and accomplishing your potential. Sign up today for our FREE Newsletter @ www.LindaHYates.com

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Linda H. Yates – The Image Energizer is a highly-sought Keynote Speaker, Executive Coach and Corporate Trainer. She has produced over 250 educational seminars on helping individuals and businesses uncover, realize and accomplish their goals. Host of The Executive Edge podcast and author of Beyond the Clothes and the audio course and workbook 6 Steps to ENERGIZE Your Personal Brand, Linda Yates believes that NOTHING is Impossible!

May

24

TEE 074: Adapting through Failure with Jennifer Wilkins

Jennifer Wilkins

Have you ever had a dream that you didn’t know how to make happen? Have you ever had a failure? In episode 74 of The Executive Edge podcast Jennifer Wilkins share’s how her dream to dance and move has turned into a profitable business.

Jennifer Wilkins is the owner and creator of Cirque Asylum, an Aerial Arts Fitness Facility and Instructor Training Center. Jennifer has been practicing Aerial Arts for 13 years and based her expertise down to the fine details of functional progressive callisthenic training. She has created a functional fitness program and a flexibility program that is changing lives both by increasing progression rates and reducing injury. Jennifer has trained several generations of aerial arts instructors in a variety of apparatus including: Lyra, Pole, Silks, Flexibility, Foundational Strength, and Realignment.

Jennifer’s fitness program has been recognized internationally and has attracted one of Utah’s finest physical therapists as a certified instructor and expert in the field. Jennifer is passionate about what she does, from the arts aspect, to discovering new movement patterns and corrections within the skeletal and muscular system as a whole. Her aim is to improve overall quality of life long term through mind, body, and the arts.

Highlights from this episode:
- Finding a profitable demographic
- Attracting like-minded individuals
- The power of mentors and partners
- Building a team that complements your weaknesses
- Building a business without financial support
- Sacrifice pays off
- Creating business partnerships of trust
- Taking a dream to a successful business
- Looking back at decisions and how they shape your future
- Not taking things personally
- Adapting teaching style
- Starting from a clean slate
- Changing others perspective
- Taking a chance
- How your clients can teach you
- The importance of having fun

Tips:
1. Be picky on who you partner with
2. Create a vision of what you want
3. Willing to adapt and change

To connect with Jennifer, go to Jennifer Circus on Instagram or www.facebook.com/CirqueAsylum.

Our path to success may take different twists and turns. If I can assist you in that process, please email me at Linda@lhyatesconsulting.com.

Thank you for listening to The Executive Edge podcast! Please leave a question so we can address it on the podcast so you can uncover, realize and accomplish your potential!

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Linda H. Yates – The Image Energizer is a highly-sought Keynote Speaker, Executive Coach and Corporate Trainer. She has produced over 250 educational seminars on helping individuals and businesses uncover, realize and accomplish their goals. Host of The Executive Edge podcast and author of Beyond the Clothes, and the audio course and workbook 6 Steps to ENERGIZE Your Personal Brand, Linda Yates believes that NOTHING is Impossible!

May

23

Colors that Highlight You

What colors do you like to wear? Why do you like them? Linda Yates, The Image Energizer shares a tip on how to choose the right color with the appropriate undertone.

There gold or blue undertones in every color. The secret to finding the right undertone for you is to see how your skin, eyes, and/or teeth look with either of the undertones.

Picking the right color for all of the clothes you wear is the key to a positive, confident and professional image.

Thanks for watching Linda’s tips. These tips will assist you in uncovering, realizing and accomplishing your potential. Sign up today for our FREE Newsletter @ www.LindaHYates.com

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Linda H. Yates – The Image Energizer is a highly-sought Keynote Speaker, Executive Coach and Corporate Trainer. She has produced over 250 educational seminars on helping individuals and businesses uncover, realize and accomplish their goals. Host of The Executive Edge podcast and author of Beyond the Clothes and the audio course and workbook 6 Steps to ENERGIZE Your Personal Brand, Linda Yates believes that NOTHING is Impossible!