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Episode 23: Do What’s Right, Not What’s Easy

 “Leaders choose to do what’s right, not what’s easy.” In today’s episode, Sean shares the story of Billy Ray Harris, a homeless man living in Kansas City, who made a decision that indirectly changed the course of his life. Today’s episode dives into what it means to...

Why Everyday Workplace Culture Matters

What is culture? Why is it important? No matter where you go or what types of organizations you’re involved in, culture is always a factor. It affects your attitude walking into work in the morning and leaving in the afternoon. It is a driving force in the correlation...

Episode 22: People Support What They Help Create

 "People support what they help create." In today’s episode of Motivation Monday, Sean is joined by Brian Biddiscombe, a former business development intern at Elevate. Together, Sean and Brian discuss leadership, not as a dictatorship, but as a way to nurture and...

Choices & Changing Leaves

As the seasons change, so do the leaves, and if you’re anything like us, you probably want to collect all the beautiful colors that come from the changing seasons.  Sean Specie, our Chief Strategy Officer, once said the phrase “the choices we make in the seasons we’re...

Episode 21: Casting Vision

 “Great leaders cast vision for others to believe in, take part in, and take action towards." In today’s episode of The Higher Level Podcast, Sean focuses on one unifying theme of great leadership: casting vision. Regardless of your title, whether it’s, CEO, founder,...

Travel Playlist: You’re the DJ

Picture this: You’re the DJ.  You’ve got a long road trip ahead and you want to be fully prepared to take the lead on aux.  This is a chance for you to show how much you care about your friends and their interests by creating a fully rounded playlist for the people in...

Being a Team Player, On and Off the Court

I’m sure we all remember that feeling of being a part of something bigger than ourselves, like being on a team. Being on a team meant pushing one another, performing together, stepping up to the plate, and celebrating together.  Being part of a team is nothing shy of...

Episode 20: Caring for Your People

 “How are you caring for your people?” In this episode of The Higher Level Podcast, Sean talks about how important it is to utilize the concept of “me, we, all.” Not only are you thinking about your contribution as an individual, you’re using conversations as...

Episode 19: Know and Lead

 "You have to know yourself in order to lead yourself, and know others before you can lead others". In today's episode of The Higher Level Podcast, we're bringing it back to the basics of leadership. Listen as Sean breaks down the importance of not only knowing how...

Free Fallin’

With the Fall Season approaching, we looked inward and asked ourselves what “fall” really means to us at Elevate. Some may think of this season as a symbol of change and growth. However, we dove into a more literal definition of the word fall: to descend freely. We...

How to Lead Interviews Like a Pro

Facilitating interviews is a true art form. Interviewees notice when extra care has been put into an interview. As a facilitator, it’s important to make sure you’re doing your part to craft an interview environment where your interviewee feels comfortable and in the...

Intern to Intern: Internships Can Be Life Changing

The following blog is written by Michael Campagna, Elevate’s Summer Brand Intern and recent Georgia College & State University graduate. Internships have the potential to be life changing. That’s something I hadn’t considered until starting an internship with...

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Episode 27: Own Your Mistakes

 “People make mistakes, leaders own them.” In today’s episode of the Higher Level Podcast, Sean dives into the process of making mistakes from the perspective of a leader, as well as the definition of success, and how we can use our mistakes to grow. Sean shares why...

Episode 26: Leveraging Strengths

 “Different people have different strengths.” Today’s episode of the Higher Level Podcast dives into what it means to leverage people’s strengths and work with others to accomplish our goals. Listen to today’s episode to learn more about the Elevate Your Culture...

3 Event Must Haves

Do you ever find yourself pouring your all into the event planning process just for it to fall short of your expectations? Activating events that become experiences is what we are all searching for. But it's not easy. At Elevate, we have the privilege of partnering...