40 minutes | Nov 30th 2020

Becoming the best version of yourself and helping each person on your team do the same with Mitzi Perdue 287: Becoming the best version of yourself and helping each person on your team do the same with Mitzi Perdue

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Top 3 Take-Aways from this Interview It’s a great story of learning not just to develop and build yourself and become a better person, but understand other people. The more friends you will have and the more effective you become. It helps you in every aspect and dimension in life. It takes one kind of personality to start a very large company, and a very different kind of personality to keep it going successfully. Tweet-Ready Insights from this Episode A leader’s job is to give people a better vision of themselves. #MQ4B Ep287 with Mitzi Perdue (@MitziPerdue), author of How to Be Up in Down TimesClick To Tweet Emotional connection is one of the great portions of human nature. #MQ4B Ep287 with Mitzi Perdue (@MitziPerdue), author of How to Be Up in Down TimesClick To Tweet Visualize and it changes how you act. #MQ4B Ep287 with Mitzi Perdue (@MitziPerdue), author of How to Be Up in Down TimesClick To Tweet All that wealth, money, status, power, fame didn’t bring happiness. #MQ4B Ep287 with Mitzi Perdue (@MitziPerdue), author of How to Be Up in Down TimesClick To Tweet One of the things such as the job of the hostess is to make the guest feel important. #MQ4B Ep287 with Mitzi Perdue (@MitziPerdue), author of How to Be Up in Down TimesClick To Tweet If you want to be happy, think about what you can do for somebody else. #MQ4B Ep287 with Mitzi Perdue (@MitziPerdue), author of How to Be Up in Down TimesClick To Tweet The secret of a happy life is gratitude. #MQ4B Ep287 with Mitzi Perdue (@MitziPerdue), author of How to Be Up in Down TimesClick To Tweet What keeps people happy is a generous, giving spirit. #MQ4B Ep287 with Mitzi Perdue (@MitziPerdue), author of How to Be Up in Down TimesClick To Tweet As a leader, your goal was to give the people who worked with him a better vision of themselves. #MQ4B Ep287 with Mitzi Perdue (@MitziPerdue), author of How to Be Up in Down TimesClick To Tweet The more you solve your customers' problems, the more business you'll get. #MQ4B Ep287 with Mitzi Perdue (@MitziPerdue), author of How to Be Up in Down TimesClick To Tweet Encourage people to be brave enough to transcend their limitations. #MQ4B Ep287 with Mitzi Perdue (@MitziPerdue), author of How to Be Up in Down TimesClick To Tweet Interview Insights Read the Show Notes from this Episode Ernest Henderson, Mitzi’s father and founder of the Sheraton hotel chain, nurtured her curiosity. [1:58] How her father managed Sheraton Hotel Chain employees with respect, especially during the height of the Great Depression in the 1930s. [3:01] What Mitzi did to overcome her shyness. [9:54] Her mission in life is to increase happiness and decrease misery. [18:28] Satisfying truth, beauty and goodness are a far better as a standard of success, happiness, and satisfaction. [19:58] The dinner table discussion strategy. [24:58] Caring enough to take the time to ask, listen, remember, and use the details to make a world of difference to another, as Frank Perdue demonstrated over and over as he built Perdue Farms. [27:44] My Quest for the Best Lightning Round begins. [32:14] Subscribe to My Quest for the Best on Your Favorite App Click to listen and subscribe on your favorite place to enjoy podcasts below so you are the first to know when a new episode is released. My Quest for the Best is the podcast where ambitious small business leaders discover strategies and tactics to unlock their growth potential. Give us a 5-star rating and positive review to make it easier for other small business owners to find and benefit from our work! Expert Bio Author, speaker, and businesswoman, Mitzi Perdue holds a BA with an honors degree from Harvard University and an MPA from George Washington University.  She is a past president of the 40,000-member American Agri-Women, a former syndicated columnist for Scripps Howard, and her television series, Country Magazine, was syndicated to 76 stations. She’s the founder of CERES Farms, the family-owned company that owns commercial and residential real estate, and plus agricultural land including vineyards that sell wine grapes to wineries such as Mondavi, Bogle, Folie a Deux, and Toasted Head. Mitzi Perdue’s book, HOW TO MAKE YOUR FAMILY BUSINESS LAST, gives practical advice on how family businesses can develop a culture that supports keeping the family business in the family. Her advice can be useful to any multi-generational family. Her I’ve-lived-it experience comes from membership in two long-lasting family enterprises. Her family of origin began in 1840 with the Henderson Estate Company, the forerunner of the Sheraton Hotels which her father co-founded. Perdue Farms (she’s Frank Perdue’s widow) began in 1920. Most recently, she has authored How to Be Up in Down Times. Her co-author is Mark Victor Hansen, co-author of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series. Contact Info for Mitzi Perdue Web address:https://mitziperdue.com/ Travels from: Salisbury, Maryland Social Media Links Twitter | LinkedIn | Facebook  Books Authored by Mitzi Perdue Resources Mentioned During the Interview Mitzi’s Homepage Mitzi’s articles on WealthMagament.com  Global Anti-Trafficking Auction
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