Ready or Not Podcast
By Forever Ready Productions
Ready or Not PodcastMar 23, 2021
S4E4 - Why I Hired A Speech Coach
In this episode Lauren & Scott do a deep dive with speaker coach, Sally Zimney, about how creating a signature talk can help grow your business and improve your ability to tell your story. Here why Lauren invested in her Signature Talk Studio and how it turned her "on the fly" style speaking into a well thought out message for her audience. Sally's is forever asking how we might all "be moved" by sharing our human story.
You can connect with Sally on Facebook over in her Move Your Audience private group: www.facebook.com/groups/moveyouraudience. It's supportive, collaborative and a growing community.
Her Signature Talk Studio is open for enrollment until March 25th, 2020 at 10:00 pm CT. Visit www.bemoved.com/join to sign up!
To get a taste of what the Signature Talk Studio offers, check out her 4-part mini series over at bemoved.com.
S4E3 - One Year Later
It's been a year since our worlds were turned upside-down due to a pandemic. In this episode Lauren & Scott reflect on what they learned, what they wish they had known and what they are most looking forward to. Also...some major life changes are happening. Listen for more!
S4E2 - Saboteurs & EQ
In this episode Lauren & Scott discuss how your emotional intelligence can help and hurt your agility to be your best. They walk through the Saboteurs in the book Positive Intelligence by Shirzad Chamine. And you'll hear how they have learned to communicate better with each other through self-awareness about their own saboteurs.
Here's a link to the book: https://amzn.to/2N4h76j
S4E1 - Where Did You Go?
Where did Lauren & Scott go...again? In short...2020 got really really really busy. And this fun little side project...got really really hard. So today we’re going to spend the entire episode updating you on our lives, business and new endeavors.
S3E14 - What Are We Doing?
In this episode Lauren & Scott update you on how their business is doing in the middle of a pandemic. And how their mission continues as they march forward into new territory.
S3E13 - Where Have We Been?
It's been awhile. And in this episode Lauren & Scott explain why they've been gone and catch listeners up on what's going on in their life. It's worth a listen, you might be feeling the same way!
S3E12 - #FeelGoodFriday - Positivity
In this episode Lauren & Scott pick up where they left off and update listeners on current COVID life. Hear the story of how #FeelGoodFriday came to be and how you can join in on the fun in your own way.
S3E11 - Hey Chicago!
S3E10 - What Goals?
What happened to your 2020 goals? In this episode Lauren & Scott revisit their goals and reset them to realistic goals for the second half of the year.
S3E9 - Stand Up And Say Something (#BlackLivesMatter)
In this episode Lauren & Scott sit down with Jason and Lesley Brown Rawlings in Memphis, TN. Jason works as a filmmaker who spotlights poverty and injustice. Lesley has worked in education equity and talent training.
Together the four discuss the murder of George Floyd, parenting during this difficult time, systemic racism, black lives and how you can help. Their words matter and so do their lives.
Find our more about Jason's work here: https://www.seedandspark.com/fund/natives-1#updates/23193
Read about Lesley's work here: https://www.wearebeloved.org/
Out Of The Studio
Happy Memorial Day week...Lauren & Scott are in the woods and have a quick message about next week.
S3E8 - Now What?
In this episode Lauren & Scott answer a series of 8 questions that reflect on their quarantine experience (that's not over yet). Hear their answers and play along at home.
What have you identified that you need to START doing?
What have you identified that you need to STOP doing?
What have you identified that you need to do MORE of?
What have you identified that you need to do LESS of?
What new you started doing with this situation that you are going to KEEP doing?
How are you different?
How are you stronger?
Where are you more focused?
What is the biggest thing that has changed in you?
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S3E7 - A Business Coaching Session
In this episode Lauren & Scott discuss unsaid expectations, loyalty versus commitment and what it's like to have a business coach. Listen in as Lauren shares moments from her monthly coaching session with John Salajka, Vistage Chair and owner of Great Escape Coaching. John has 25 years of experience in business that brings a perspective and helps Lauren become a better leader, make better decisions, and achieve better results (especially during the COVID-19 pandemic).
For more information visit greatescapecoaching.com.
S3E6 - What's Not Cancelled
As Lauren & Scott head into week 8 of quarantine (despite some communities re-opening) they discuss what's not cancelled. Both literally and figuratively. Hear their list of 10 things that have more to do with mindset than anything. Special guests reflect on things they've enjoyed while being home and how they hope those things aren't cancelled.
S3E5 - Social Distancing Across The Country
In this episode hear from couples in Iowa, Washington and Florida. The one thing they all have in common: dear friends of Lauren & Scott. And they have also been forced home with each other (and in some cases their kids). You'll hear from a doctor, two entrepreneurs, a teacher and property managers about how this has changed everything.
Hearing from others around the country offers context and in general, hope for all of us.
S3E4 - Working To Get To The Other Side
With all this talk about re-opening the country, Lauren & Scott share 5 ways they are spending the next few weeks in quarantine preparing for "the other side." From determining and channeling their "zone of genius", learning a new way or skill, pivoting on "why" not "what", passion projects and vision. Share how you'll get back to work in this new norm by sending an e-mail to email@example.com.
S3E3 - Let's Try To Keep Our Head Up
Are we still here? This week Lauren & Scott talk about what they're really feeling during their #SafeAtHome quarantine and how it's impacting their business, relationship and well being.
S3E2 - Business During Uncertain Times
In this episode Lauren & Scott dive into what it's like to run a business, lead and team and focus on mission during a pandemic. Hear 5 ways they are getting through this and feeling hopeful.
References in this episode:
1. Finance Podcast - https://anchor.fm/ready-or-not-pod/episodes/S1E7-Money-ea19ri
2. St. Patrick's Easter LIVE Stream - https://www.facebook.com/StPatrickCatholicChurchMemphis
3. Simon Sinek - The Infinite Game - https://amzn.to/3aQrX6A
S3E1 - Working From Home (with a toddler)
We're back! Yep, it took a pandemic for us to make time to record again. This time we're talking about how we're relearning to work from home, with an toddler co-worker and a company to run. Hear 10 tips and tricks about how we're getting by on what we expect is just the beginning of #FlatteningTheCurve.
Here's the Simon Sinek talk we mention: https://youtu.be/6spNnsD-XOY