August 10, 2018

Don Barden

Episode 782: Open with an attitude of gratitude, with Don Barden

Don Barden is a speaker, author, professor, and advisor. He is also someone who practices what he preaches. Don is the owner and managing partner of 3Ci – an Atlanta-based business and technology consulting firm employing over 300 people, diversified into leadership training, financial sales consulting, and technology staffing. His books are published in over 39 countries, including The Perfect Plan – revolutionary outcome of his 10-year global research study to discover what the world’s top performing business leaders and sales professionals do differently. And Don was awarded the distinction of being named one of The Top 30 Most Transformational Leaders 2017 in North America, by John Maxwell.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • The conversation that sparked Don’s curiosity for behavioral economics
  • How there is a universal quality about people who perform at the highest levels in leadership
  • Understanding why and how elite performers make the decisions that they do
  • The value that comes from treating people the way that they want to be treated
  • Why being great at something means that you have to be humble and serve others
  • How emotions are such a dominant fact in decision-making today
  • How men and women compare on the emotional scale
  • Why you need to surround yourself with other people who will hold you accountable
  • Why you shouldn’t hire someone just because you like them
  • The importance of having an attitude of gratitude

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