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Randy Pennington – There is No More New Normal. There is Only a New Next!
Episode 523rd May 2022 • Becoming Preferred • Michael Vickers
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Episode Overview:

Seismic shifts are redefining business, communities, and individual life. Your ability to navigate and leverage them while flawlessly executing today will be the difference between continued excellence, irrelevance, or even extinction. Now is the time to pursue your New Next. In this episode, Randy Pennington shares the specific mindset and strategies leaders need to prepare their organization to flourish in the face of upheaval and uncertainty. Most importantly, he provides a roadmap for developing and sustaining the culture you need to set yourself apart and compete in our new reality. Join me now for my conversation with Randy Pennington.

Guest Bio: 

Randy Pennington is a business performance veteran, author, and an expert in helping organizations build a culture focused on results. His client list includes leading organizations in business, non-profits, and government. Randy focuses on what works in your world—the real world—and he does it in a style that relates to people at every level of every organization.

His personal work experience has taken him from a locker room attendant at a municipal swimming pool to consulting in the Board rooms of corporate America.

Randy is author of the award-winning books Results Rule! and Make Change Work. His insights have appeared in Fast CompanyEntrepreneur, the New York Times, and as a contributor to the Huffington Post.

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Insight Gold Timestamps:

10:34 Emotional readiness

12:03 Positive Paranoia

13:29 No one ever argues with their own ideas

15:14 Changes that we should ignore

25:05 Easier to ride a horse in the direction that it’s going

29:28 Involvement and Support

32:57 Resistance to change is your friend, not your enemy

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