From TV news anchor to super-salesperson to motivator, Bob Burg learned that to sell is to serve. Co-author of the parable of the “Go-Giver,” He learned from masters including Benjamin Franklin that gratitude and serving others is the key to success in life. “Systematically face your Negative traits—change them!” Shifting his focus from making money to serving others brought a huge change in his life. Early in his sales career, a mentor told him, “Don't have ‘making money’ as your goal. The target is serving others,” Burg tells Don Hutcheson, host of the Discover Your Talent, Do What You Love podcast.
He brings a lifetime of practical legal experience to aspiring lawyers at the College of Law at Georgia State University. Along with traditional tax law, Cassady V. Brewer explores the law of emerging hybrid business forms known as social enterprise. Like his own life, the evolving area of law is all about combining business and the world of work with a social mission. Partners in his former law practice could see his gift for teaching before he did, he tells Don Hutcheson, host of the Discover Your Talent, Do What You Love podcast.
Her career journey takes her from musician to lawyer to bar association executive director to a coach for lawyers.
As a practice advisor at Atticus, Nora Riva Bergman founded Real Life Practice, teaching attorneys work-life balance and how to gain self-knowledge, to help lawyers become better lawyers, and better people. “Ampersands” is her term for life passages and turning points. Death of the “Auntie Mame” figure in her life jolted her to rethink her relationship to the law profession. Self-knowledge is key, she tells Don Hutcheson, host of podcast Discover Your Talent, Do What You Love.