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Episode 20: Accomplishment or Excuses (Who’s Winning?)

2020 was a year of disappointment and opportunity. Standards and routines were disrupted. These challenges may have sparked the insidious habit of giving up ownership and making excuses. Excuses are like muscles—the more you use them, the stronger they become. Eventually, they pave the road to defeat. Join Dan Lappin, Pam Evanson, and Kiley Schmitz for an intense episode to help you to take ownership of your choices. Learn how excuses work, why they’re deadly, and how to slow down the comfort train.

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dan lappin

Dan Lappin is a renowned sales disruptor with a simple message – stop selling.  As president and founder of Lappin180, his mission is to challenge status quo sales tactics and revolutionize the sales process entirely.  Dan is a prominent voice advocating for a consultative approach to sales, where pushing, persuading and promising are past tense.  A prolific writer, speaker, and host of the popular Breaking Sales podcast, Dan’s change message resonates with thousands from Prague to Los Angeles.


Kiley Schmitz Professional Business Coach at Lappin 180

Kiley Schmitz is a professional sales coach and runs the Talent Acquisition division at Lappin180, where she identifies and recruits top-performing individuals for client firms.  Her passion for emotional intelligence psychology drives her success in helping organizations solve tough business challenges.   She is a powerful motivator and innovative leader who speaks frequently on the topics of elite mindset development and self-awareness.

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