The Goat Consulting Podcast
Ep.69: The Art (and Science) of Persuasion

Ep.69: The Art (and Science) of Persuasion

May 16, 2022

At the core of leadership is persuasion, yet when asked, leaders struggle in deciding what is the best approach to persuade. We dive into the frameworks of Aristotle and Cialdini...is persuasion more art? Is it more science? Is it helping people get what they really want? GOATs to include Aristotle and many more. We serve it up in a way you can get it.

Ep. 68: Image Management

Ep. 68: Image Management

May 9, 2022

With acid washed jean shorts and heavy metal hair, Andre Agassi, a tennis GOAT is known for an ad campaign that announced to the world, “image is everything.” A 1990 French Open loss and a defining moment reset Agassi's trajectory...and his focus on image. Pre-1990 Agassi vs post-1990 Agassi...where do you side? Is image everything? Can you build an image and be authentic? GOATs to include Agassi and many more! We serve it up in a way you can get it.

Ep.67: Keep Showing Up with Lindsay Leahy (Part 2)

Ep.67: Keep Showing Up with Lindsay Leahy (Part 2)

May 2, 2022

All the way from Cedar Rapids, IA (home of Coe College), we welcome Lindsay Leahy, Founder, The Restoration Project. Serving as both a coach and consultant, Lindsay began with a dream (literally) to help people and organizations reach their full potential. We dive deep into her work, unique perspective, and lessons learned from “making choices from a place of wounding.” Join us as we learn about her definition of a GOAT and her line in the sand moment when a client asks, “Why do you keep showing up?” With grit, guts, and determination to do what she is gifted to do, Lindsay teaches us how to align intention with action to drive massive change. GOATs to include The Boss and so many more! We serve it up in a way you can get it!

Ep.66: Keep Showing Up with Lindsay Leahy (Part 1)

Ep.66: Keep Showing Up with Lindsay Leahy (Part 1)

April 25, 2022

All the way from Cedar Rapids, IA (home of Coe College), we welcome Lindsay Leahy, Founder, The Restoration Project. Serving as both a coach and consultant, Lindsay began with a dream (literally) to help people and organizations reach their full potential. We dive deep into her work, unique perspective, and lessons learned from “making choices from a place of wounding.” Join us as we learn about her definition of a GOAT and her line in the sand moment when a client asks, “Why do you keep showing up?” With grit, guts, and determination to do what she is gifted to do, Lindsay teaches us how to align intention with action to drive massive change. GOATs to include The Boss and so many more! We serve it up in a way you can get it! 

Ep.65:  Double Down on Mission/Purpose/Cause

Ep.65: Double Down on Mission/Purpose/Cause

April 18, 2022

What if your mission was “helping people on their path to better health” and you realized your execution promoted unhealthy habits? In February 2014, CVS announced they would no longer sell tobacco-related products in their 2,800 stores. There was no public pressure to do so. No scandal. No online campaign. Nothing that forced them to make the decision...and it was a decision that would create $2B in lost revenue. It was a GOAT move and full of lessons for us to pay attention to! GOATs to include CVS, and so many more! We serve it up in a way you can get it!

Ep. 64: Worthy Rivals

Ep. 64: Worthy Rivals

April 11, 2022

"It’s time for organizations and individuals to stop focusing on dominating the competition — and learn from them instead. By identifying a Worthy Rival and looking at their strengths and abilities, we can keep improving and innovating." Simon Sinek helps us unpack the value in a worthy rival and how GOAT Rivals like, Coke/Pepsi, Bird/Magic, and Apple/Google are better BECAUSE of each other. We serve it up in a way you can get it!

Ep. 63: Do Something Magical with Sean Henry (Part 2)

Ep. 63: Do Something Magical with Sean Henry (Part 2)

April 4, 2022

CEO & President of the Nashville Predators, Sean Henry shares the defining moments of his career and his unique perspective around why saying “yes” to an idea can produce something magical. We unpack his GOAT moments...from putting a name plate on a water fountain, turning the word "PERD" into one of the best sport moments of the year, and the neck brace of shame. As a bonus, find out why Sean doesn't prefer the term "GOAT" and why that nearly kept him from joining the GCP family. GOATs to include Pekka Rinne, The Who, and so many more. We serve it up in a way you can get it! 

Ep. 62: Do Something Magical with Sean Henry (Part 1)

Ep. 62: Do Something Magical with Sean Henry (Part 1)

March 28, 2022

CEO & President of the Nashville Predators, Sean Henry shares the defining moments of his career and his unique perspective around why saying “yes” to an idea can produce something magical. We unpack his GOAT moments...from putting a name plate on a water fountain, turning the word "PERD" into one of the best sport moments of the year, and the neck brace of shame. As a bonus, find out why Sean doesn't prefer the term "GOAT" and why that nearly kept him from joining the GCP family. GOATs to include Pekka Rinne, The Who, and so many more. We serve it up in a way you can get it! 

Ep. 61: Mastering a Difficult Task

Ep. 61: Mastering a Difficult Task

March 21, 2022

Susan Harter developed a framework known as Competence Motivation Theory--motivation to achieve is grounded in personal competence. The process of developing “goatness” (as John likes to say) begins with mastering one task...which leads to a desire to master another. Colby, John, and Tyler talk about the first skill they mastered and the path it set them on. GOATs to include Daniel Pink, Shaun White, and many more. We serve it up in a way you can get it!

Ep. 60: A Nod to Ukraine: Volodymyr Zelenskyy, A True GOAT

Ep. 60: A Nod to Ukraine: Volodymyr Zelenskyy, A True GOAT

March 14, 2022

The world is watching Ukraine and its leader, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, a former comedian turned politician who, when asked if he'd like to be evacuated rather than stay and fight he said, "I need ammo, not a ride." He's made up of more than just charisma and courage. He is currently the world's GOAT. We serve it up in a way you can get it!

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