Building Community and Business in Real Estate with Deba Douglas 

This episode dives into the intersections of community, real estate, and education with guest Deba Douglas. Chad and Deborah discuss her unique approach to real estate, combining her background in education with her expertise in residential real estate to empower and educate others.
In this Entrepreneur’s corner edition, Join Chad Hagle as he explores the dynamic world of real estate with Deborah Douglas, a seasoned residential real estate specialist. In this engaging episode, they delve into the fusion of community building, educational strategies, and business development in real estate. Key discussions include Deborah’s transition from education to real estate, her unique full-service approach to the industry, and insights into empowering leadership and sustainable business growth. The episode is packed with valuable takeaways on scaling businesses, strategic decision-making, and building resilient teams, making it a must-listen for entrepreneurs and real estate professionals alike.

Chapters:
0:00 – Introduction
0:29 – Welcoming Deba Douglas
1:12 – Background and Geographic Context
2:21 – Deborah’s Home Building Plans
3:39 – Transition from Education to Real Estate
4:27 – Educational Approach in Real Estate
5:58 – Teaching and Mastery in Real Estate
7:57 – The Business Pitch
8:31 – Full-Service Real Estate Experience
9:49 – Distinguishing Business Features
12:48 – Empowering Leadership and Business Growth
14:19 – CEO’s Role in Business Development
15:57 – Deborah’s Queries on Business Advancement
17:14 – Building a Sustainable Business Model
20:51 – Mission and Vision in Business
22:51 – Scaling and Expanding a Business
24:36 – Deciding on Business Growth
28:21 – Reflections on Business Growth Strategies
29:09 – Creating Independence within the Organization
32:43 – Process-Oriented Business Development
33:31 – Building a Resilient and Efficient Team
36:01 – Building a Sustainable and Independent Business
39:00 – Conclusion and Next Steps

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Mastering Uncertainty: Meredith Powell on Competitive Advantage

In this insightful episode of Dadages, host Chad Hagle welcomes Meredith Elliot Powell, a renowned business growth expert, author, and strategist. Meredith, known for her book “Thrive: Strategies to Turn Uncertainty to Competitive Advantage,” shares her expertise on how uncertainty can be a powerful tool for success in both business and personal life. They explore the concept of leveraging uncertainty as a competitive advantage. Meredith shares invaluable insights, resonating with the Dadage: “You don’t have to be the best in the world to succeed. You just have to be the best version of you.”
Timestamps:
[00:00:00] Intro: Meeting Meredith Elliot Powell
[00:02:00] Meredith’s Background and Introduction to ‘Thrive’
[00:05:00] The Role of Uncertainty in Business Growth
[00:10:00] Applying ‘Thrive’ Strategies in Personal Life
[00:15:00] Deep Dive: Meredith’s Key Principles for Success
[00:20:00] Embracing the Dadage in Business and Life
[00:25:00] Interactive Q&A: Listeners’ Questions for Meredith
[00:30:00] Meredith’s Advice for Aspiring Entrepreneurs and Parents
[00:35:00] Conclusion and Final Thoughts
Key Discussion Points:
Meredith’s journey to becoming a business growth expert and the inspiration behind her book.
How to leverage uncertainty as a competitive advantage in the modern business world.
Translating business strategies from ‘Thrive’ to personal growth and self-improvement.
The importance of being the best version of oneself, inspired by the Dadage: “You don’t have to be the best in the world to succeed. You just have to be the best version of you.”
Insights into effective parenting and life management, drawing parallels with business leadership.
Resources:
“Thrive: Strategies to Turn Uncertainty to Competitive Advantage”:
https://www.amazon.com/Thrive-Strategies-Uncertainty-Competitive-Advantage/dp/1640952829
Connect with Meredith Elliot Powell: https://www.meridithelliottpowell.com/

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Mastering Psychology in Leadership: Dr. Art Markman’s Insights on Psychology & Career Growth

Exploring cognitive science in parenting and career development with Dr. Art Markman. Get insights on psychology in business, career tips, and parenting psychology.
In this episode of Dadages, host Chad Hagle engages with Dr. Art Markman, a distinguished psychology professor at the University of Texas at Austin. They discuss the application of cognitive science in career, mentorship, leadership, and parenting, inspired by Dr. Markman’s book “Bring Your Brain to Work.” This episode is packed with insights for those looking to apply psychological principles in their professional and personal lives. A key takeaway, reflecting the dadage, “The greatest investment you can make in yourself is investing in the lives of others,” resonates throughout the conversation, emphasizing the importance of mentorship and nurturing in both work and family life.
Timestamps:
[00:00:00] Introduction to Dr. Art Markman
[00:01:00] Dr. Markman’s Journey in Psychology and Communication
[00:05:00] The Interplay of Psychology and Practical Life Aspects
[00:11:00] Understanding the Human Mind: A Multidisciplinary Approach
[00:16:00] The Role of Motivation and Social Interaction in Success
[00:23:00] The Jazz Brain: Improvisation and Adaptation in Life and Work
[00:28:00] Finding Fulfillment: Aligning Work with Personal Values
[00:34:00] The Importance of Learning and Mentorship in Career Development
[00:39:00] Leadership: Authenticity and Investing in Others
[00:44:00] Parenting Insights: Encouraging Individual Paths for Children
[00:50:00] Dr. Markman’s Personal and Professional Reflections

Resources:
“Bring Your Brain to Work” by Dr. Art Markman
Dr. Markman’s Articles: Psychology Today and Fast Company
Podcast: Two Guys on Your Head
LinkedIn: Dr. Art Markman

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Unlocking Your Inner Zelensky: A New Year’s Resolution for You

Join us on this fascinating Dadages episode where host Chad Hagle sits down with Jessie Kanzer, the insightful author behind “Unlocking Your Inner Zelensky.” Dive into an enriching conversation that draws inspiration from the charismatic leadership of Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky. This episode is a treasure trove for those interested in leadership skills, personal growth, and effective conflict resolution. Key highlights include embracing the power of ordinariness, fostering unity, and the transformative role of humor and spirituality in leadership. Get valuable insights into how embracing your true identity and choosing love over fear can redefine your approach to life’s challenges. For parents and guardians, there’s a special focus on the impact of truth in parenting and the vital role you play in shaping future generations. Don’t miss this episode that seamlessly weaves together themes of leadership, personal identity, resilience, and parental guidance, all while offering a fresh perspective on navigating life’s complexities.

Chapters:
00:01:30 Unlock your inner Zelensky.
00:05:34 Ordinariness and unity in leadership.
00:11:19 Zelensky’s rise to presidency.
00:16:18 Complexity of conflicts requires understanding.
00:23:35 Unity without a common enemy.
00:26:25 Tap into spirituality for unity.
00:32:05 Embrace humor in difficult times.
00:37:46 Embrace your identity and define it.
00:43:23 Choose love over fear.
00:48:11 Leadership includes considering future generations.
00:55:59 Embrace your unique identity.
00:57:38 Freedom is giving children truth.
01:02:07 Humor brings light to darkness.

Resources:
Unlocking Your Inner Zelensky” by Jessie Kanzer: https://www.amazon.com/Unlocking-Your-Inner-Zelensky-Unexpected-ebook/dp/B0BQGH1Y4D
Follow Jessie on Instragram: https://www.instagram.com/jessiekanzer

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Unleashing Your Inner Superpower: Finding Competitive Advantage in Business & Life

In this insightful episode of Dadages, Chad delves into the concept of superpowers, but not the kind you might expect. He explores the idea of real-world superpowers, focusing on the unique innate abilities each person possesses and how recognizing these can help unleash the best version of oneself. The episode also covers the topic of competitive advantage in business, offering valuable insights into how individuals and companies can identify and leverage their unique strengths in today’s competitive environment.

Chapters:
[00:01:48] Unique innate abilities.
[00:04:11] Competitive advantage.
[00:08:09] The downside of perfect markets.
[00:14:24] The competitive advantage of imperfect information.
[00:16:52] Freedom of information’s impact.
[00:19:06] Gratitude as a superpower.

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Reflections on Life and Listening: A Conversation with Mark Goulston Part 2

In this episode, our host Chad Hagle continues his interview with Dr. Mark Goulston, discussing the Israel-Hamas war in the Middle East and its impact on the United States, particularly within the Jewish community and higher education. The host introduces a segment called “host help,” where he seeks advice from experts like Dr. Goulston on personal challenges. They delve into the conflicts the host is facing at an individual level and seek guidance from Dr. Goulston. Tune in to gain practical wisdom for real-life situations.

Chapters:
[00:02:24] Increasing polarization and extremism.
[00:04:12] Recruitment tactics of ISIS.
[00:09:06] Emotional closeness and regrets.
[00:11:48] Jewish community and higher education.
[00:15:21] Strategies for Addressing Polarization and Extremism
[00:19:07] Unwavering points of view.
[00:23:25] The power of true vulnerability.
[00:26:03] The 24-7 Club.
[00:31:06] Friends and family engagement.
[00:33:39] Creating Emotional Connection in Communities
[00:37:37] Repressed emotions and vulnerability.
[00:40:47] The Hoover exercise.

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Extremism VS Centrism part 2

This special Thanksgiving episode part 2 delves into the complexities of the American political landscape, media’s role in societal polarization, the influence of social media, and the challenges faced in higher education. The discussion spans from the two-party system’s historical roots to contemporary issues like hate speech in academia and the Jewish community’s response to perceived biases. It concludes with a thoughtful reflection on strategies for addressing polarization and fostering understanding.
[00:00:00] Introduction
[00:01:00] The American Two-Party System and Its Pitfalls
[00:03:00] The Media’s Role in Polarization
[00:06:00] Social Media’s Impact on Communication and Politics
[00:09:00] The Foundations of American Democracy
[00:12:00] Systematic Dissonance in Society
[00:15:00] Higher Education and Political Conflicts
[00:19:00] Personal Reflections and Insights
[00:24:00] The Challenge of Hate Speech in Academia
[00:33:00] The Withdrawal of Jewish Support from Higher Education
[00:39:00] Strategies for Addressing Polarization
[00:45:00] Conclusion

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Extremism VS Centrism Part 1

In this special two-part solo cast episode, released for Thanksgiving and the first anniversary of the Dadages podcast, the host dives into a series of complex and current topics. The episode begins with a reflection on the ongoing conflict in Gaza and its implications, followed by a broader discussion on extremism versus centrism in America.

Chapters:
[00:00:00] – Introduction
[00:02:00] – Reflection on the tragedy in Gaza
[00:04:00] – War in America
[00:05:00] – Extremism vs. Centrism in America.
[00:06:00] – The Israel-Hamas conflict
[00:10:00] – Exploration of the formation of Israel and its implications.
[00:14:00] – Internal political strife in Israel
[00:16:00] – Discussion on the term “Zionist” and its connotations.
[00:19:00] – Examination of Hamas’s military
[00:20:00] – The role of Iran
[00:21:00] – Personal viewpoint on the conflict
[00:23:00] – Middle Eastern leaders

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Reflections on Life and Listening: A Conversation with Dr. Mark Goulston Part 1

In this episode of Dadages, we are joined by Dr. Mark Goulston, a renowned psychiatrist, professor, and author. Dr. Goulston shares his expertise in listening, negotiating, and managing difficult situations. The first half of the discussion focuses on applying his framework to current world issues. The second half delves into the dadage “Good health is not the only thing that matters, but without good health, nothing else matters,” as Dr. Goulston reflects on his own battle with a potentially terminal diagnosis. Tune in for a thought-provoking conversation on the power of listening and the value of good health.
Chapters:
[00:02:48] The importance of listening.

[00:06:18] Acute myeloid leukemia treatment.
[00:08:08] Powerlessness and impotent rage.
[00:12:38] Surgical Empathy.
[00:16:08] Longest time without a suicide attempt.
[00:19:49] Insights on conflict resolution.
[00:23:38] Disappointment and conflict resolution.
[00:26:37] Talking over vs talking with.
[00:27:59] Engaging and inviting communication.
[00:32:57] Study of death and dying.
[00:36:39] Leadership getting worse.
[00:40:41] Healing through mentorship.

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Chadding with Dads: A conversation with Steve Farrell Part 2

In this episode, we continue our interview with Steve Farrell, author of The New Universal Dream. We explore the connection between Steve and Ken Honda, author of Happy Money, who wrote a glowing review of Steve’s book. Steve shares how he got to know Ken and highlights his incredible wisdom and success. Steve also discusses the work of his nonprofit organization, Humanities Team, and how they have collaborated with various leaders in transformational education, including Ken Honda. Stay tuned for exciting programs and collaborations to come.
Chapters:
[00:01:33] Ken Honda and masterclasses.
[00:04:25] The thirds model.
[00:07:52] Choosing Your Mountains.
[00:11:20] Living a delicious life.
[00:16:09] The power of divine love.
[00:20:14] Freedom and Responsibility.
[00:23:14] Neil Donald Walsh’s profound wisdom.
[00:26:08] A new spirituality emerging.
[00:30:10] Pyroluria and its effects.
[00:32:42] Balancing work and family.
[00:36:20] Remarkable girl sings national anthem.
[00:40:35] Cringeworthy dad jokes.

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