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Unconventional Leader Podcast

BY Todd Palmer ON November 6, 2018

Todd Palmer and host Charles Lutz discuss which rules to break on your way to success.

Growth Experts Podcast

BY Todd Palmer ON November 6, 2018

Listen to host Dennis Brown and Todd Palmer discuss key topics around growing your business: – Todd talks about how and why he niched his recruiting business and why it was so instrumental in his […]

The Future of Manufacturing — Three Major Shifts Are Upon Us

BY Todd Palmer ON October 23, 2018

Recently, I was fortunate to see a speech from futurist Peter Diamandis. He spoke about what the future world of work would be like, and specifically talked about the workforce within manufacturing. It’s about to […]

The Art of Giving A Damn Podcast

BY Todd Palmer ON October 17, 2018

Host Michelle Shaeffer and Todd talk the merits of how not to crash your business into the side of a mountain.  Join them to find out these answers and more: Knowing your numbers – revenue, […]

Absolute Advantage Podcast

BY Todd Palmer ON October 9, 2018

Join the conversation with host Kelly Hatfield and Todd Palmer as they talk about cash, people, execution and strategy and how to grow your business.

Business Leadership Series Podcast

BY Todd Palmer ON October 9, 2018

Host Derek Champagne and Todd Palmer discuss how to grow your business but not go out of business.  Learn how to use the four pillars which are people, cash, strategy, and execution to make your business […]

Defining Your Success with James Miller | Lifeology

BY Todd Palmer ON September 28, 2018

Hear how Todd believes you should define success and more in a conversation with James Miller on the Lifeologyy Podcast.

3 Reasons to Focus on Margins, Not Revenue

BY Todd Palmer ON August 21, 2018

Host Jonathon Green and Todd Palmer analyze why margins can be more import than revenue to the bottom line.  Make sure you don’t grow out of business by listening here.

As Told By Nomads with Tayo Rockson and Todd Palmer

BY Todd Palmer ON August 6, 2018

Host Tayo Rockson and Todd Palmer delve deep into Authenticity, Transparency and Vulnerability and how those qualities make men into great leaders, fathers, and people setting the course to be able to Fail Forward Into Success.  […]

The Revenge of Employees: Ghosting Employers is New Norm

BY Todd Palmer ON July 30, 2018

From the days of Ebenezer Scrooge to Bill Lumbergh in “Office Space,” employers are typically portrayed in fiction as having the upper hand in the employer-employee relationship. For most employees, they feel that fiction is […]

Play Your Position Podcast

BY Todd Palmer ON July 16, 2018

Listen now to some of the highlights Todd shares with Mary Lou Kayser on today’s show: As soon as you think you’ve got it down, someone’s going to come along and pull the rug out from […]

AMZ Answers Podcast

BY Todd Palmer ON July 16, 2018

Listen to Todd Palmer’s appearance on AMZ Answers as he and brothers Noah and Adam Weitzman talk about the ups and downs of being an entrepreneur. They discuss how Todd climbed out of $600,000 in […]

The Less Doing More Podcast

BY Todd Palmer ON July 13, 2018

Todd Palmer and host Ari Meisel talk about the hiring landscape and what is actually causing the unemployment problem, hint, it’s not what you think! Listen in YouTube  Listen on iTunes

Remarkable Leadership Podcast

BY Todd Palmer ON June 26, 2018

Todd Palmer and host Kevin Eikenberry discuss Leading in a Full Employment World. Listen on itunes

One Percent Edge Podcast

BY Todd Palmer ON June 19, 2018

Listen in on Todd Palmer and host Susan Solovic on the One Percent Edge Podcast as they discuss How to Get Sh#t Done.

Building Culture Points with Diane Hamilton, PhD

BY Todd Palmer ON June 15, 2018

Todd and Diane discuss how to build culture points and the ability to fail forward into success on Take the Lead podcast.

Smashing the Plateau Podcast

BY Todd Palmer ON May 30, 2018

Listen in as Todd Palmer and host David Shriner-Cahn discuss How to make your business serve you rather than you serving your business Why we shouldn’t see ourselves as rugged individualists Why you should analyze […]

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Change Your Story Change Your Life Podcast

BY Todd Palmer ON May 29, 2018

Listen to Todd Palmer as he shares the secret of Failing Forward into Success with Louis DiBianco on the Change Your Story Change Your Life podcast. Listen on iTunes:  http://changeyourstorypodcast.com/failing-forward/

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Todd Palmer on Healthy Business, Healthy Profits Podcast discussing How to Fail Forward Into Success

BY Todd Palmer ON May 23, 2018

Join host Lisa Roberts and she and Todd Palmer discuss turning business failures into business success. Listen to Healthy Business Healthy Profits Podcast

Manager Mojo podcast with Todd Palmer and Steve Caldwell

BY Todd Palmer ON May 23, 2018

Listen to Manager Mojo with Todd Palmer and Steve Caldwell.  They discuss the tight labor market and how the job candidate has the upper hand. What process do you have in place to attract the best […]

How We See the World is How We Manage our Company

BY Todd Palmer ON May 10, 2018

As good leaders and managers within our businesses, we make hundreds of decisions each day. Those decisions typically revolve around strategy, execution, cash, and people. We read articles and books on how to grow our […]

Todd Palmer as aired on Entrepreneur Way

BY Todd Palmer ON May 1, 2018

Listen to host Neil Ball and Todd Palmer discuss how what is weird about you makes you wonderful. Entrepreneur Way Podcast

Todd Palmer as heard on Total CEO

BY Todd Palmer ON May 1, 2018

Todd Palmer and host Vinnie Fisher discuss why it is so important to value People over Process. Total CEO Podcast  

Todd Palmer Helps People Get Shit Done as broadcast on The Daily Grind

BY Todd Palmer ON April 30, 2018

Fail Forward Into Success

BY Todd Palmer ON March 12, 2018

In business and in life, failure is going to occur.  It’s inevitable and its necessary.  It is where the greatest amount of growth, learning and personal development occurs.  Each of us will handle failing in […]

Hiring a Strong Workforce

We Are In The Strongest Hiring Boom In Over a Decade

BY Todd Palmer ON January 18, 2018

Nineteen percent of 11,500 U.S. employers have reported that they plan to add employees in Q1 2018, the strongest first-quarter hiring outlook in 10 years, according to the Manpower Employment Outlook Survey, released in Dec. […]

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The Great American Employment Disconnect

BY Todd Palmer ON December 5, 2017

Companies don’t pay enough to attract workers, and workers do not invest in their skill sets to justify higher wages to employers.

Watch the Labor Participation Rate, Not the Unemployment Rate

BY Todd Palmer ON November 5, 2017

The unemployment rate dropped because over half a million people dropped out of the labor force, not because the economy is necessarily stronger.

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Skilled Trades: Redefining “Smart” Education

BY Todd Palmer ON May 26, 2017

As Many As 31 Million Skilled Trades Positions Will Be Available by 2020 When I was a kid growing up in the 1980s, my parents drilled into my head, “Go to college to get a […]

Find Your Dream Job

Land Your Dream Job Now!

BY Todd Palmer ON January 25, 2017

Looking for your “Dream Job” in the New Year As the New Year begins, many of us take inventory of our lives and look for ways of improvement. Besides joining a gym or signing up […]

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Create a Customer Focused Culture

BY Todd Palmer ON January 5, 2017

Once trained, employees are empowered and encouraged to come up with solutions to help their customers.

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Invest In Employees for Greater Profits

BY Todd Palmer ON August 19, 2015

For the 10th straight year, an annual survey by the ManpowerGroup, a human resource consulting firm, reveals that one in three U.S. employers report difficulties finding employees, primarily due to talent shortages. The data showed […]