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The Power of Regret: How Looking Backward Moves Us Forward

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The author Daniel Pink is someone I genuinely respect. I have loved his books (When and Drive are some of my favorites). But, when I saw the title of his new book, The Power of Regret: How Looking Backward Moves Us Forward, being promoted, I was completely taken back. The Power of Regret...really? I thought we had been told repeatedly not to live with regrets? I was intrigued, and I had to dig in.

Everybody has regrets. They are a universal and healthy part of being human. And according to Pink…

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You Have The Power To Bring Peace: Mental Health Awareness With Lauren Perna

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Mental health is sorely underrepresented in this modern age, even when people talk about it. Tony Martignetti sits with Lauren Perna, CEO & Lead Writer of Lauren Perna Communications. If you’re experiencing mental health issues, you’ll want to hear from Lauren’s story. She suffered from anxiety since childhood. Today, she’s using her gift of writing and creativity to advocate for mental health awareness. Wherever you are right now, it may feel like you're hitting low after low, but you will get …

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Imitate then Innovate

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Have you ever felt stuck in the “originality trap”? It’s when you’re afraid to innovate because you think someone else has already done it or done something similar enough that it would seem like copying.

No one wants to be a copycat or a plagiarizer. But there’s an important distinction here: the difference between “inventive success” and “creative death.”

The writer David Perell talks about how the best way to improve any skill is first to imitate and then innovate. You don’t just start crea…

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Flux: 8 Superpowers for Thriving in Constant Change

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One of my favorite books of 2021 was April Rinne's Flux: 8 Superpowers for Thriving in Constant Change. I was thrilled to have April on The Virtual Campfire for a deep and energizing conversation (have a listen).

Being adaptable and flexible have always been hallmarks of effective leadership and fulfilling life. But in a world with so much change and an ever-faster pace of change, flexibility and resilience can be stretched to their breaking points. So the quest becomes how to find calm and las…

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Rebel Your Way Towards Your Authentic Self And Success With Shelley Paxton

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Rebellion means going against the flow. To rebel is to be authentic and true to yourself, and it is in this we find success on our own terms. Tony Martignetti sits down to interview corporate rebel Shelley Paxton on what it means to go against the flow. Shelley shares her journey from teenage hell-raiser to corporate superstar and her true, authentic self. Insightful and joyful, let Shelley's message inspire you on your own path.

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The Drop In CEO with Deborah Coviello

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The Drop In CEO: Success Metrics Leaders Should Master with Tony Martignetti

"One of the most important lessons as a leader is letting go, We spend so much time trying to collect power, but knowing when to let go is the best way to lead"

On today’s episode, Tony Martignetti reveals the leadership metrics that indicate authentic, high-performing teams and how to focus on them for greater team success. Listen in as Deborah and Tony discuss taking time for self-discovery, why it’s so hard…

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Nature Shows Us the Way; We Just Have to Follow Its Lead

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"If we remain humble and grounded in nature's wisdom, our mind will guide us safely through the confines of unawareness and the blindness of ignorance." – Erik Pevernagie

Have you noticed how the concepts of leadership extend to all aspects of life? I love exploring the world and what I have come to realize is that a great travel experience requires what I call "Grounded Leadership."

There are scheduling complications, language challenges, and cultural customs to navigate. Those who can't adap…

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Developing The Skills For Success With Mark Herschberg

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Success doesn’t just mean hard work. To truly succeed you need a great mindset and the skills for success. Tony Martignetti talks skills development and success with Mark Herschberg, author, speaker and fractional CTO. Mark describes his journey towards success, starting from lessons learned in MIT to the A-ha! moment where he realized how important soft skills are in many aspects both professional and personal life. Tune in to learn and be inspired by Tony and Mark as we sit around the virtual …

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Inspiring Vision: Las Pozas

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"I have seen such beauty as one man has seldom seen; therefore will I be grateful to die in this little room, surrounded by the forests, and the sound, the sound of green." – Edward James

In the subtropical rainforest in the Sierra Gorda mountains of Mexico is one of the most unusual gardens you can imagine. It is called Las Pozas ("the Pools"), and it is the manifestation of a dream by Edward James, the Surrealist sculptor, art patron, and poet. It includes more than 80 acres of natural waterf…

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How To Achieve Limitless Possibility And Live Your Best Life With Laura Gassner Otting

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Embracing limitless possibility also means embracing failures. Here to shed light on how you can become limitless and live your best life is Laura Gassner Otting. Laura is a renowned author, speaker, media personality, and executive coach helping entrepreneurs, change agents, and industry leaders push past doubt that hinder great ideas. In this episode, she shares insights from her latest book, Limitless: How to Ignore Everybody, Carve your Own Path, and Live Your Best Life, which debuted at No.…

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