Raise Your BARS

Raise Your BARS

Hosted by: Chris Baker & Al Ruttan

Raise Your BARS is a program that has three lanes - one for business owners, where we help them make the necessary shifts to increase their bottom-line profits and a personal growth lane, where we help individuals...

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Determination

EPISODE SUMMARY What keeps you going when times get tough? Determination - the quality that you show when you have decided to do something and you will not let anything stop you. www.raiseyourbars.com
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Is it all about incentives?

EPISODE SUMMARY We all need incentives to get the most out of us, or do we? If we do, what incentives work and which don't? Listen in as we discuss our thoughts and experiences on how to incentivize people to maximize...
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Don't Make Excuses

EPISODE SUMMARY What is the difference between excuses and reason? The answer is surprisingly straightforward and simply is: An excuse is offered by someone trying to be excused from a bad thing. A reason is offered...
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Do you know your Purpose?

EPISODE SUMMARY: Do you have a clear direction in life or are you drifting from one day to the next hoping that things will improve? Most people are, so don't despair and the good news is - there is a...
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Is Talent Enough?

We live in a microwave society where everyone wants things NOW. As business leaders, are you developing talent to do the right thing day after day, or are you relying on talent alone to help the cream rise to the top?...
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Do You Have a Shortcut Mindset

Shortcuts may be good when on a road trip, but they don't always work in business or life. Have you been operating with a shortcut mindset?
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A Weak Commitment

Is a weak commitment to your goals, dreams and desires holding you back? Listen in as Chris and Al Discuss that very topic.
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Lack of Focus

In this episode - Part 4 of the Top 10 Reasons People Fail, we discuss the issue that Al personally struggles with - a lack of focus. (Note: we apologize for the poor audio quality)
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Advice for the Entrepreneur with Special Guest Ezequiel Terol Rivas

In this week's episode, Chris was away, so I'm joined by a very special guest - Ezequiel Terol Rivas, President of the Maxwell Leadership Team Francophone, and we discuss the entrepreneurial journey.
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A Bad Fit?

Continuing our top 10 reasons people fail - we come to reason number 3. Maybe it's just a bad fit for you, or you are a bad fit for that company. Find out more as Chris and Al discuss this, sharing real-life examples.
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A Negative Attitude

Does a negative attitude affect your performance? The answer is yes, when you are focused on what can go, or is going wrong, it usually continues so listen in as we share how you can avoid letting a negative attitude...
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Are You Getting In Your Own Way - Poor People Skills

Sometimes, we can be our own worst enemies. This is part 1 of a multi-part series on the top 10 reasons why people fail - and our thoughts on how to avoid these pitfalls. Connect with us at www.raiseyourbars.ca
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