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Better Than Before with Tony Richards
Powered by Clear Vision Development Group, this is Better than Before with Tony Richards. A Business Leaders podcast. Each week, we’ll provide you with top business insights, fresh perspectives from world class guests, and the tools you need to lead better than before.
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237: Les Mironuck on the Founding Fathers
In this episode, Tony Richards interviews Les Mironuck about his book, Irreconcilable Differences, and the Founding Fathers that shaped our nation.
40 min
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236: Effective Leadership Starts with Your Mindset
In this episode, Tony Richards takes a look back at previous interviews to evaluate mindset as the key to effective leadership.
35 min
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235: Danielle Harrison on the F.I.R.E. Movement
In this episode, Tony Richards interviews Danielle Harrison, Wealth Advisor at Landmark Bank, on the Financial Independence, Retire Early (FIRE) Movement.
32 min
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234: Phyllis Nunn on Somatic Meditation
In this episode, Tony Richards interviews Phyllis Nunn, Specialist in Therapeutic Relaxation, on how executives can use Somatic Meditation to relieve stress.
46 min
5
233: Marina von Bergen on Emotional Intelligence
In this episode, Tony Richards interviews Executive Coach Marina von Bergen on the evolution of Emotional Intelligence and the professional impacts of improving this skill.
41 min
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232: Chris Burgess on The Game of Money
In this episode, Tony Richards interviews Chris Burgess, founder of Learn. Build. Convert., about his personal financial philosophy and the investment strategies his company teaches to Millennials and Generation Z.
41 min
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231: Inspiration Day
In this episode, Tony Richards delivers a special episode to motivate and inspire you.
25 min
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230: Jennifer Holland on Brand Promise
In this episode, Tony Richards interviews Jennifer Holland, Certified Brand Strategist, on creating and maintaining your brand promise.
36 min
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229: Deconstructing a Fear of Rejection
In this episode, Tony Richards answers listener questions and discusses how to resolve a fear of rejection.
35 min
10
228: Sarah Cyr on Making Healthy Choices
In this episode, Tony Richards interviews Sarah Cyr, Health and Wellness Coach, about breaking habits and making healthy choices.
39 min
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227: Jason Treu on Creating A High-Performance ...
In this episode, Tony Richards interviews Jason Treu, Executive Coach and Author of Social Wealth, on the importance of understanding your team members to create a high performing culture in your organization.
44 min
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226: Mayor Carrie Tergin on Rebuilding After a ...
In this episode, Tony Richards interviews Carrie Tergin, Mayor of Jefferson City, Missouri, on the recent tornado damage and her goals for rebuilding.
53 min
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225: 10 Best Practices for Email Efficiency
In this episode, Tony Richards interviews the CEO and co-owner of Les Bourgeois Vineyards, Rachel Holman, and outlines the 10 tips to make your inbox more efficient.
42 min
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224: Whole-Brain Leadership
In this episode, Tony Richards discusses a new research report on the need to strike a balance between analytics-led and human-centered skills for C-suite leaders.
26 min
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223: Empowering High Performing Sales and Sales...
In this episode, Tony Richards takes a look back at previous interviews to evaluate the importance of sales culture and effective sales management.
41 min
16
222: Leadership Requires Guts
In this episode, Tony Richards and Bill Foster discuss current events, movies and leadership guts.
50 min
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221: Amy Susan on Cobots and Robots
In this episode, Tony Richards interviews Amy Susan, Communications Manager for Missouri Enterprise, on the latest technology for Missouri manufacturing.
47 min
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220: KJ Blattenbauer on Brand and PR
In this episode, Tony Richards interviews KJ Blattenbauer, business strategist and publicist, on the benefits of Public Relations to your brand.
42 min
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219: Jeff Echelmier on the Role of Leadership i...
In this episode, Tony Richards interviews Jeff Echelmier, CEO of Williams Keepers LLC, on how the leadership team works to overcome obstacles facing their industry.
40 min
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218: The Brand Should Define Your Culture
In this episode, Tony Richards takes a look back at previous interviews to explain the influence of the brand on the company culture.
40 min
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217: Tricia Benn on Supporting CEOs Through Net...
In this episode, Tony Richards interviews Tricia Benn, General Manager of the Hero Club, about empowering CEOs through the right relationships.
48 min
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216: Laura Baker on the Difference Between Coop...
In this episode, Tony Richards interviews Laura Baker from Boone Electric Cooperative about the cooperative business model.
44 min
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215: 3 Reasons Why Your Business is Stuck
In this episode, Tony Richards answers listener questions and discusses the reasons your business may be stuck in his leadership lesson.
54 min
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214: Toni Kaufman on Moving on After Being Fired
In this episode, Tony Richards interviews Toni Kaufman on finding your purpose after losing your job as a top-level executive.
49 min
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213: 10 Leadership Principles from Bill Belichick
In this episode, Tony Richards profiles one of the most successful NFL coaches, Bill Belichick, and lists his 10 leadership principles that can be applied to your business.
40 min
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212: Jason Forrest on Becoming a Sales Warrior
In this episode, Tony Richards interviews Jason Forrest, CEO of Forrest Performance Group, on coaching your team using the sales warrior code.
46 min
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211: Deep Dive into Leadership Columbia 2019
In this episode, Tony Richards talks with the Co-chairs of this year’s Leadership Columbia on the impact leadership programs have on individuals and businesses in the community.
48 min
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210: 10 Lessons from Brian Tracy
In this episode, Tony Richards examines 10 powerful quotes from motivational speaker, Brian Tracy.
47 min
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209: Tabitha Laser on Culture Killers
In this episode, Tony Richards interviews Tabitha Laser, Author and Leadership Coach, on her new book “Organization Culture Killers.”
61 min
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208: Big Ideas for Family Focus
In this episode, Tony Richards focuses on developing good family relationships and answers listener questions.
52 min
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207: Connie Haden on Estate Planning Basics
In this episode, Tony Richards talks with Connie Haden, Attorney at Haden & Haden, on developing and implementing estate and business planning.
38 min
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206: Grant Kimball on the Power of Brand
In this episode, Tony Richards talks with Grant Kimball, certified brand strategist, on the importance of a brand strategy for companies at any stage of growth.
50 min
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205: Lynette Smith on the Role of Gratitude in ...
In this episode, Tony Richards talks with Lynette Smith, author of the book, “How to Write Heartfelt Letters to Treasure: For Special Occasions and Occasions Made Special,” on how leaders can use gratitude to turn their workplace into a Thank Tank.
48 min
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204: Julie Potiker on Mindfulness for Business ...
In this episode, Tony Richards talks with Julie Potiker, author of the new book, “Life Falls Apart, but You Don’t Have To: Mindful Methods for Staying Calm In the Midst of Chaos,” on how mindfulness can benefit business leaders.
48 min
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203: Dr. Alicyn Boehmer on Workplace Chiropract...
In this episode, Tony Richards talks with Dr. Alicyn Boehmer, from Boehmer Chiropractic and Acupuncture, on the benefits of chiropractic care in the workplace.
44 min
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202: Developing Your Priority-Based Decision Ma...
In this episode, Tony Richards discusses how you can develop your priority-based decision making.
46 min
37
201: How To Create The Future
In this special new year’s episode, Tony Richards discusses how to create the future you want.
24 min
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139: Christmas Edition
In this special Christmas edition of Better Than Before, Tony Richards and Bill Foster describe their favorite holiday memories, the things they love about this time of year, and perform a special Christmas Poem.
23 min
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138: 15 Time Killers That Hurt Your Career
In this episode, Tony Richards outlines the top timer killers at work and how you can avoid them.
48 min
40
137: Develop Supporting Personal and Profession...
In this episode, Tony Richards answers questions from listeners and discusses the qualities to look for when developing supporting relationships.
42 min
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136: Todd Burke On Situational Awareness
In this episode, Tony Richards interviews Todd Burke, Founder of Tactical Specialties, about safety and security.
60 min
42
135: Julie Holden on Mental Health in the Workp...
In this episode, Tony Richards interviews Julie Holden, from Holden & Associates, about Workplace Health Consulting.
48 min
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134: A Very Special Thanksgiving Episode
In this episode, Tony Richards and Bill Foster reminisce about Thanksgiving traditions, the history of the holiday, and neat gadgets to keep an eye out for during this year’s Black Friday.
48 min
44
133: Jessie Yankee On Bringing Business Goals t...
In this episode, Tony Richards interviews Jessie Yankee, Executive Director for Missouri Women’s Business Center, on the challenges entrepreneurs face when starting a small business.
47 min
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132: Jim Spain on the Strengths of Mizzou
In this episode, Tony Richards interviews Jim Spain, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies, on the strengths of the University of Missouri.
45 min
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131: Empower Yourself by Linking Your Paycheck ...
In this episode, Tony Richards discusses how to align your paycheck and purpose.
35 min
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130: Brant Kelsey On Building A Strategic Busin...
In this episode, Tony Richards interviews Brant Kelsey, Brand Strategist and Founder of Kelsey Advertising & Design, on the importance of strategy for your business website.
48 min
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129: The 10 Secrets of Happy People
In this episode, Tony Richards discusses the science of happiness and reveals the ten secrets of happy people.
43 min
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128: Sarah Hill on the Benefits of Virtual Reality
In this episode, Tony Richards interviews Sarah Hill, CEO of StoryUp, about how Virtual Reality can positively affect your brainwaves.
62 min
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127: 16 Skills for Successful Self-Management
In this episode of Better Than Before, Tony Richards outlines the 16 skills needed to be successful at Self-Management.
44 min
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126: Kevin F. Davis on Sales Management Greatness
In this episode, Tony Richards interviews Kevin F. Davis, President of TopLine Leadership Inc., about his book, The Sales Manager’s Guide to Greatness.
50 min
52
125: The Resistance You Face
In this episode, Tony Richards reviews the book, The Artist’s Journey by Steven Pressfield, and discusses the resistance you face that keeps you from being the best you can be.
46 min
53
124: Desiree Owen On Being A TRUE Representative
In this episode, Tony Richards interviews Desiree Owen, longtime friend and candidate for Kentucky State Representative, on what it means to be a true representative.
70 min
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123: Ana Melikian on Cultivating Growth Mindsets
In this episode, Tony Richards interviews Ana Melikian, CEO of AMAZE Coaching, on how our mindsets determine the way we see the world.
49 min
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122: 5 Reasons You Should Be Using Talent Asses...
In this episode, Tony Richards interviews Sean McCollegan, President of Artisan Builders, on his new development, Cooper’s Ridge.
42 min
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121: 7 Reasons Leaders Fail
In this episode, Tony Richards interviews Elizabeth Herrera Eichenberger, Executive Director of True North of Columbia, on the importance of the empowerment of others.
51 min
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120: Denise Lee Yohn on the Marriage of Brand a...
In this episode, Tony Richards interviews Denise Lee Yohn, Brand Leadership Expert, on how integrating brand and culture powers businesses.
49 min
58
119: 4 Biggest Mistakes In Talent Development
In this episode, Tony Richards interviews Mike Parks, Director of the Columbia Regional Airport and outlines the four biggest mistakes you can make in talent development.
54 min
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118: Jerry Jarrett on The Entrepreneurs Journey...
In this episode, Tony Richards completes his interview with Jerry Jarrett, an American promoter and former professional wrestler, on how his background shaped him into a successful entrepreneur.
49 min
60
117: Jerry Jarrett on The Entrepreneurs Journey...
In this episode, Tony Richards interviews Jerry Jarrett, an American promoter and former professional wrestler, on how his background shaped him into a successful entrepreneur.
42 min
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116: 10 Principles of Dealing with Reality
In this episode, Tony Richards discusses his stock market philosophy and dealing with reality.
54 min
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115: 8 Principles of Creating a Strong Willpower
In this episode, Tony Richards gives a book review on “The Power of Broke” by Daymond John.
46 min
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114: The Coaching Toolbox
In this episode, Tony Richards provides development questions and business advice from his coaching toolbox.
37 min
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113: Tim Danze on Successful Risk Management
In this episode, Tony Richards interviews Tim Danze, Hedging Manager at MFA Oil, on the hedging in commodities.
48 min
65
112: Joey Garcia on Relationship Communication
In this episode, Tony Richards interviews Relationship Expert, Joey Garcia, on how communication affects your relationships, both personal and professional.
43 min
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111: Cynthia Bazin on being Laser Focused
In this episode, Tony Richards interviews Cynthia Bazin, president of SmartChic, on how to get laser focused on your personal goals.
43 min
67
110: Nick Allen on Entrepreneurial Leadership
In this episode, Tony Richards interviews Nick Allen, Owner of Manor Roofing and Restoration Services, on how to lead by getting out of the way.
56 min
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109: Do You Have True Integrity?
In this episode, Tony Richards interviews Collin Bunch, Entrepreneurship Coordinator for REDI, on how their company supports startup businesses.
53 min
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108: Decluttering Your Mind
In this episode, Tony Richards examines the benefits of reading and decluttering on the entrepreneurial mind.
32 min
70
107: How to Create an Abundance Mindset
In this episode, Tony Richards interviews Michael Urban, founder of Harold’s Doughnuts, on his experience as an entrepreneur.
55 min
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106: Ande Lyons on What Makes a Great Startup
In this episode, Tony Richards interviews Ande Lyons, founder of Startup Life with Ande Lyons, on her techniques when working with different kinds of startups.
46 min
72
105: Developing Your Leadership Capacity
In this episode, Tony Richards discusses the record setting subscriptions of Netflix, this weekend’s Kentucky Derby, and how you can develop your leadership capacity.
30 min
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104: Dr. Carmen Simon on How Memory Influences ...
In this episode, Tony Richards interviews Dr. Carmen Simon, Cognitive Scientist at Memzy, on how businesses can learn from how memory works to better influence their customers in their marketing messages.
51 min
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103: 3 Characteristics of a Family Business
In this episode, Tony Richards interviews Tim Crockett, Partner at Crockett Engineering, on his experience growing up in a family business and the importance of overcoming fear of failure.
53 min
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102: Don't Be A Company Culture Copycat
In this episode, Tony Richards interviews Matt McCormick, President and CEO of Columbia Chamber of Commerce, on the importance of your local chamber.
46 min
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101: LaRae Quy on the Importance of Mental Toug...
In this episode, Tony Richards interviews LaRae Quy, former FBI counterintelligence Agent, on the topic of mental toughness.
63 min