Episode #7: Matt Granados on “My Favorite Mistake” — Being the Last to Know, Professionally or Personally

Episode #7: Matt Granados on “My Favorite Mistake” — Being the Last to Know, Professionally or Personally

My guest for Episode #7 is Matt Granados, the cofounder of LifePulse, Inc., a consulting, coaching, and speaking organization. He is also the author of the recently-released book, Motivate The Unmotivated: The Proven System for Sustainable Motivation. He and his wife also have a podcast called REALationship.

Today, Matt shares some examples of similar mistakes from his professional life and his personal life — being the last to know about something major or not paying attention to the things that matter. We also talk about common mistakes that are made when leaders try to motivate others in the workplace.

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You can listen to or watch the episode below. A transcript also follows lower on this page.

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"When you actually are able to uncover your mistake, you're able to find the growth, and you see the growth opportunity."

"The biggest mistake I see others make is they use fear-based motivation versus love-based motivation."

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Mark Graban is an internationally-recognized consultant, author, and professional speaker who has worked in healthcare, manufacturing, and startups. His latest book is Measures of Success: React Less, Lead Better, Improve More. He is author of the Shingo Award-winning books Lean Hospitals and Healthcare Kaizen, as well as The Executive Guide to Healthcare Kaizen. He also published the anthology Practicing Lean that benefits the Louise H. Batz Patient Safety Foundation, where Mark is a board member. Mark is also a Senior Advisor to the technology company KaiNexus.

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