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Archive for August, 2019

Highlights of a Champion

Coach Like a Champion to be a Great Leader

Long regarded as one of the best coaches in baseball, Bruce Bochy has dedicated his career to becoming a remarkable leader as well. Here are some highlights from his career that are transferable from baseball to business and life.

Join us in celebrating Bruce during the month of September as he winds down his final season of managing the SF Giants.

For a limited time, buy a copy of Bochy Ball, signed by Bruce.

Bochy Ball is a collection of lessons and strategies for growing team chemistry with leadership that lifts others. With hundreds of quotes describing his game plan for success, Bruce has partnered with Kevin and Jackie to show you how to apply these winning strategies to your business and to your life. Bochy Ball is a book you will cherish – order your copy now, signed by Bruce.

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Who You Are is How You Live and Lead

Become a Courageous Leader

  • Are you leading from hurt or leading from heart?
  • Are you capable of rumbling with vulnerability?
  • Are you living into your values?
  • Are you blowing trust or growing trust?
  • Are you managing the exception or leading the exceptional?
  • Are you controlled by comfort or choosing courage?
  • Is your culture armored or courageous?
  • Are you interested in leading, living and leaving a legacy…with no regrets?


Do you want to become a more Courageous Leader? The skills are teachable, measurable and observable.

We can help you and your team become courageous leaders. Daring leaders are skilled and practiced in leading from the heart, rumbling with vulnerability, living into your values, growing trust and building courageous cultures.

After stepping into the Arena with Brené Brown for three days and being trained, steeped and officially certified in the Dare To Lead™ courage-building curriculum, we’ve been transformed. And now we are among an exclusive group who are certified to train and coach others to learn, apply and practice these transformative courage-building skills.

If you or your team want to master the daring leadership skill set, we can facilitate and coach you through this journey.

What’s in it for you? Certification as “Dare to Lead™ Trained” plus personal and professional transformation.

You will learn, apply and practice the 4 teachable, measurable and observable skill sets required for choosing Courage over Comfort and becoming a Daring Leader. Upon completion, you will earn a Certificate and a Signature Seal certifying you as “Dare To Lead™ Trained.”

Reach out to explore engaging in this transformative coaching journey.

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BloombergQuint Podcast with Kevin

Question the Unquestionable

Kevin speaks with Govindraj Ethiraj of Business.net on the need for constant innovation – not just for growth, but for survival. Whether you’re a young professional or a seasoned CEO, innovation begs the same questions: How can you make the business better? How can you differentiate it within your industry? How can you grow it faster?

Listen as Kevin challenges us to question the unquestionable – those taken for granted, deeply held assumptions about the way we think our industry works, how our business is competing and what our employees are capable of.

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What it Looks Like to Run with Women

Leading Together – Lead ToGetHer

Four Women’s World Cup Titles. Four Olympic Gold Medals.

Women’s soccer is dominating and they have our attention. This team is an incredible example of what can happen when women compete TOGETHER.

If you hire women, sell and market to women, get to know her and understand her. By 2020, women will control $72.1 trillion globally. Women are multi-cultural, multi-generational and multi-dimensional. Women have become the SHE Economy and heavily influence business, politics and society. They are a force worth running with.

Jackie’s Lead Together keynote will help your teams run successfully with what is now the largest emerging global market.

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What’s Your CAUSE?

How to Find a Higher Purpose

The American Cancer Society estimates there will be more than 1,750,000 new diagnoses of cancer in the United States this year alone. Recognizing the physical, emotional and financial toll cancer takes, National Life Group decided to ease some of that burden. Since 2014, National Life Group has hosted an annual Do Good Fest™ in support of the community and local non-profits.

At the 2019 Fest this past July, NLG and countless volunteers organized a day of great music, delicious food and community spirit in support of a powerful cause. The crowd of 10,000 raised $50k for Branches of Hope, a non-profit organization that provides financial support for cancer patients struggling with overwhelming expenses.

NLG is an example of what happens when a company does right by their people, their products and their community by finding a CAUSE. Their example of committing to people, performance and profit allows the company to Do Good for causes like Branches of Hope.

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