STP104: How Having a Conscious Business is the Future of Capitalism with JV Crum

JV-CrumOn today’s episode of Smashing the Plateau, JV Crum talks about building a business that makes a difference in the world. During the “first stage” of capitalism, he says we measured success by the amount of money we made. Now, we’re in the “second stage” of capitalism, which means we focus on making a difference in the world, feeling fulfilled in our careers, and providing value for everyone involved. Ultimately, this can make a business much more successful.

In the 21st century, money isn’t the only aspect of our career we value. We look for meaning and we want to make the world a better place. JV argues the Recession was a wake up call for a lot of people—they realized they weren’t fulfilled or happy.

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JV Crum’s Influencers and Why They Were Pivotal or Especially Significant

On yesterday’s episode of Smashing the Plateau, Phyllis Haserot talked about improving relationships among different generations in the workplace. She explained that internal relationships can cause a company to grow (or it can cause a successful company to hit a plateau). Below, are some of her biggest influences: 1) Larry Alexander My boss and first[…]

STP103: Improving Relations Among the Generations in the Workplace with Phyllis Haserot

Nina-KaufmanPhyllis Weiss Haserot is a passionate champion of improving relations among the generations in the workplace to help organizations solve sensitive intergenerational challenges that can hinder productivity, client relationships, knowledge transfer, succession planning, and business development results. She is President of Practice Development Counsel, a business development and organizational effectiveness consulting and coaching firm she founded over 25 years ago and founder of Cross-Generational Conversation Day.

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STP102: Growing a Business isn’t Just About Making Good Money with Nina Kaufman

Nina-KaufmanOn today’s episode of Smashing the Plateau, Nina Kaufman shares her expertise, not just as an ordinary business attorney, but as a small business champion. Yes, business owners want to make more money. But Nina explains there is more to the equation when scaling your business.
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STP101: Shaking the Fear of Reaching out to Successful People with Nik Parks

On today’s episode of Smashing the Plateau, Nik Parks, MicroFame Media Evangelist, talks about the fear that is associated with reaching out to people who are further along in their career. Time and time again, Nik has been pleasantly surprised by the generosity of people. He also talks about being ahead of your time as a business leader but not “too ahead of your time”.
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The Second Half of your Career

Yesterday, on Smashing the Plateau, Katherine Hosie her story of becoming a coach for men who are suffering from a midlife crisis. She explained we often don’t know when we’re burned out and the second half of our career is different than our first half. Below, are some of her biggest influences: 1) Carl Rogers was[…]

STP100: What if You Don’t Know You’re Burned Out with Katherine Hosie

On today’s episode of Smashing the Plateau, Katherine Hosie shares her story of becoming a coach for men who are suffering from a midlife crisis. She explains that we often don’t even realize when we’re burned out, and a midlife crisis can last much longer than a couple of years if it isn’t addressed. We can attain a lot of success, according to Katherine, by following the rules and behaving within certain roles for the first half of our career. However, we eventually reach a point where that doesn’t work anymore.
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