Leadership Comes from the Inside Out

What’s the difference between a third-world country dictator and a traditional leader in the corporate world? ANSWER: Not much. Ba, dum, dum. Bad joke, but serious message. Dictators use fear and violence to get people to do what they want. Most corporate leaders are taught to use fear and punishment, and have a command and …

Do You Want to Jam with Jason Mefford?

I play the guitar and one thing I love to do is “jam” with other musicians. That’s why I call my podcast “Jamming with Jason” but it’s much more than a musical theme. It’s a combination of me interviewing people, and me just hanging out and jamming with you one-on-one as if we are having …

Fire & Earth Podcast E117: What’s On Your Desk #5

From gifts, to love and family heritage, things start to get a little deep.In today’s episode we share with you what kinds of things are taking up residence on our desks in this fifth installment of “What’s On Your Desk”! Listen in at: http://www.jasonmefford.com/fireandearthpodcast/ Transcript 100:00:01.020 –> 00:00:10.260kathygruver: hey everybody, welcome to another episode of …

Fire & Earth Podcast E109: Practicing resilience

Today’s episode is going to be a bit of a quick and practical discussion on how you can become a more resilient person.Through various techniques such as meditation, or guided breathing to mindfulness or just being more familiar with who you are, youcan build yourself up to be a much more resilient individual. #fireandearthpodcast Listen …

Fire & Earth Podcast E95: Adding Rocket Fuel to Your Business with Kimberly Hobsheid

How to make money and have fun while doing it? That’s the question we answer in today’s episode with long time entrepreneur Kimberly Hobsheid.Kimberly explains steps in how to keep your work fun, while also being able to handle all the not-so-fun tasks in ways that keep you connected with your passions in life. To …

Jamming with Jason E96: Successfully Using Data Analytics with Joe Oringel

In this #jammingwithjason #internalauditpodcast I speak with Joe Oringel about some of the challenges #internalaudit is facing when it comes to #dataanalytics. It turns out one reason people struggle is not understanding the seven body of knowledge areas we should be focusing on and determining where you want to be. We discuss personnel issues (e.g. …

Jamming with Jason E90: Collaborative Audit Report Writing with Tracie Marquardt

Internal audit reports have been written the same for decades, and honestly are usually very boring and don’t meet our organization’s needs. In this episode I talk with Tracie Marquart about action oriented recommendations, improving report writing to consider the end of the value chain, seeing the big picture, linking our work to assurance over …

Jamming with Jason E86: Soap Boxes and Podcasts with Trent Russell

In this special episode of #jammingwithjason #internalauditpodcast I talk with Trent Russell the host of “The Audit Podcast” about the profession of internal auditing and some “soap box” issues we both feel strongly about to help improve internal audit in organizations. It’s a dual interview style, so you get to hear questions and answers from …

When Life Gets Crazy Busy – Just Breathe

One of the most common things I hear from people is how busy and stressed they feel. If you feel that way too, here is quick video to share some tips for reducing stress when you feel overwhelmed. Guess what, you’re also much more productive when you do, and get a lot more done in …

Jamming with Jason Podcast

The Jamming with Jason Podcast is hosted by Jason Mefford. He’s been in the trenches as an executive leader, and now is a cutting-edge executive leadership coach and confidential advisor to top executives all over the world, using a multi-disciplinary approach to improve learning, that drives transformation by getting to the root cause in a practical, …

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