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Join Christie Walters and Jeff Bajorek as they review books, interview thought leaders, and discuss topics critical to success in business and in life.  Certified by Sales Guru, Jeffrey Gitomer, Christie and Jeff have both dedicated their careers to helping others uncover their passion, unblock their path, and achieving greatness in sales and in life.

Jun 26, 2019

Why does uncertainty always have to be viewed negatively?

That's what is on the mind of today's fantastic guest, Meridith Elliott Powell, business growth expert and keynote speaker. She says uncertainty is "change on steroids" and it's naturally scary BUT embracing uncertainty can unlock new levels of your business.

Success in your business is all about finding opportunities and opportunities blossom in moments of uncertainty. Today, Meridith will give us simple, common sense, actionable strategies to understand, adapt to and take advantage of uncertainty in any marketplace. It's all about re-framing the way you think about change that is natural in every stage of our new economy.

On today's podcast...

:57 - Jeff has learned a lot about sales from stand-up comedy

3:35 - What's so bad about uncertainty?

7:00 - Finding the hole

10:58 - The five words you need to write down right now to deal with the uncertainty in your business

14:29 - Understanding the "why" of a different economy

18:44 - Becoming "radically focused"

22:38 - Ego is The Enemy by Ryan Holiday

26:43 - Where can people go to find out trends in their industry?

30:45 - Meridith's "Why"

More about Meredith

Voted one of the Top 15 Business Growth Experts to Watch by Currency Fair, business growth expert Meridith Elliott Powell is an award-winning author, keynote speaker and business strategist. With a background in corporate sales and leadership, her career expands over several industries including banking, healthcare, and finance. Meridith worked her way up from an entry-level position to earn her seat at the C-Suite table. Meridith is a Certified Speaking Professional ©, a designation held by less than twelve percent of professional speakers. She is also a member of the prestigious Forbes Coaching Council.

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