Success IQ

Internationally acclaimed coach, trainer, mentor and speaker Geoff Nicholson interviews experts from around the world, asking them to share their strategies as well as their own personal entrepreneurial journey, in how they created a Success IQ allowing them to get the most out of life and business.
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Aug 30, 2017

Bob Stromberg travels continually performing his very unique blend of original story, stand up and shtick.

His work has lead lasting impressions on Fortune 500 companies, raised multi millions for nonprofits, garnered literary and theater awards and broken box office records in the US and Europe. The London Times said, “ He’s a genuinely funny man”. The Chicago Sun Times called him, “... a mesmerizing physical comedian.” Most impressively, Bob has joined a very small group of elite artists who have stayed prolific and profitably busy for over forty years.

How’s he done it? By “Mastering the Craft of Creativity”. In his online class, Bob shares three profound, transforming disciplines that lead to creating a rich, personal reservoir of original ideas.

Guest Recommendations:

  • Book: Born Standing up by Steve Martin
  • App: Apple Notes

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Aug 23, 2017

Business Productivity Coach Teresa McCloy partners with her clients to stop being productive and do what matters. A recovering workaholic who was addicted to all the latest apps, software, and best-selling books on productivity, is now passionate about helping business leaders and entrepreneurs to assess their habits and execute an Individualized Productivity System (IPS) for doing more of what matters.

Teresa is a founding trainer and coach with the 12 Week Year™ system, and uses tools such as iEnneagram© and Life Maps, serving her clients through one-on-one coaching, webinars, and training to discover their unique talents, values and life mission.

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Find out how to connect with Teresa and get bonus material 

Aug 16, 2017


With over 20 years of international senior management and leadership experience with global brands such as Nike and Clarks Shoes, Jackie is passionate about women having a stronger voice in the world:
- Being heard
- Being respected
- Having influence and impact

She devotes herself to transforming women’s impact, enabling them to have clarity and confidence to truly connect with others, be heard and achieve their personal and business goals

With an intuitive knack for getting to the heart of the matter and finding people’s blind spot, Jackie delivers results by working collaboratively; aimed at bringing out the ‘Best Self’ in all, with whom she works

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Connect with Jackie:

To find out more about Jackie you can visit her website or follow her on Twitter or LinkedIn  

Aug 9, 2017

Cort Dial believes the only leader who needs to change is you. He has spent the last 30 years in a variety of environments ranging from corporate skyscrapers to South American jungles. Cort has honed a unique approach to developing coaches and business leaders founded in the core conviction: “Leaders reach the summit of leadership when they can create extraordinary business performance while caring for people.” Cort calls this new breed of 21st-century hero the All-InTM Leader.

Today, Cort is the President of Cort Dial Consulting, LLC where he has successfully guided business coaches and executives from organizations such as Chevron, Intel, U.S. Borax, Disney and Apple to cultivate a new breed of leader. He guides individuals through frank self-evaluation, personal change, and the pursuit of extraordinary performance, he creates the All-InTM Leaders, high achievers who recognize the power of human connection.

Cort is also the author of the Globe and Mail’s 2016 #1 business book; Heretics to Heroes: A Memoir on Modern Leadership. His book introduces a new framework for inspiring and influencing others with his All-InTM Leadership. As provocative as it is practical, Heretics to Heroes reminds readers that history’s greatest men and women were once seen as heretics.

Guest Recommendation:

  • Book: A Thoughtful Life - Joseph Campbell
  • App: DaPulse

Connect with Cort:

You can find more information about Cort at on his website or follow him on twitter, of course you can get his book as well Heretics to Heroes: A Memoir on Modern Leadership

Aug 2, 2017

Sharon Spano has a PhD in Human and Organizational Systems. She is an author, corporate business strategist, work-force expert, professional speaker and former radio host of WorkSmart Live. Sharon empowers business leaders and entrepreneurs to maximize performance, improve employee engagement, and increase bottom-line results.

She is also a Certified Professional Coach dedicated to helping others adopt new paradigms about time and money so that they can step into radical abundance in every area of their lives. Her research focuses on wisdom, adult development, and leadership.

Her work and her new book The Pursuit of Time and Money: Step Into Radical Abundance and Discover the Secret to a Meaningful Prosperous Life are grounded in research in adult human development.

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Connect with Sharon Spano:

You can find out more about Sharon at her website or on social media like twitter and facebook. If your interested in book and the exercises and other material she mentioned you can visit

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