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Aleksandr E Kheyson | Heart & Mind of a Leader

HI! My name is Aleksandr E Kheyson. I am a writer, blogger, lifelong student, husband, and a father of two wonderful sons determined to build success and financial freedom in the world of opportunities with extreme persistence and desire to learn, while sharing my life's passion in the field of personal development and leadership with others through my work
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Jun 16, 2022

Learning a new skill or new information which could help us advance our career, our personal and professional development, and establish a daily learning habit does not have to be hard or frustrating. Learning should be fun, welcoming, and continuous, not difficult and inconvenient. That is why it is important to be ready and willing to learn, grow, and expand our own knowledge each day and to have a plan on how you are going to do it every day. This is what this podcast episode is all about.

Jun 11, 2022

There are many different tools and resources available and used by adults in order to improve their self-leadership and personal development skills and knowledge. But how about young adults - teenagers - shouldn't they be able to do the same, while attending school and beyond, extending their knowledge and newly learned skills into the real world? I certainly think so, and that is what I discuss in this episode - ways for modern teens to begin developing themeselves personally and professionally, and learning the art of self-leadership and continuous learning.

May 19, 2022

In this episode I discuss the importance of taking care of ourselves and our mental health every day of the month, every month, not just during the month of May - Mental Health Awareness Month. It is important to seek help when we need help, and take time to relax, unwind, recharge, and live the life full of purpose and joy.

May 9, 2022

In this episode I discuss the Consultative Sales Approach, what it is and how one may use it when working with customers and clients. 

How does Consultative Sales Approach differ from the "standard" sales approach we typically see and hear as customers when we thinking about making a purchase based on our needs and objectives? I discuss this and few other points and questions in this episode.

Apr 27, 2022

Have a confidence, passion and excitement in everything that you do, offer, sell, or teach

Have a complete confidence in yourself, product or service you are selling and offering in person or online, and have confidence in your company you work for or business that you own

Let your passion speak for you. If you are passionate about what you do or sell, everything else will fall into place, as long as you are honest and transparent about that what you offer to others in all in-person or virtual interactions. So, be excited and show your excitement to your customers, your clients, and/or your students

Be truthful and transparent about products or services that you are selling. Because, if you are dishonest in what you do, sell, or teach, you may win a sale today, but eventually you will lose your customers’ trust and business. Customer’s trust and loyalty is everything to a successful business and its longevity.

Apr 7, 2022

Someone may be dealing with some challenging situation in their personal or professional life, but you will never know about it because they prefer to keep their personal life and challenges or problems they are facing to themselves. Therefore, do not judge other people based on what they said or did until you had an opportunity to learn and understand what is the root cause behind their words and/or actions. Also, remember to be respectful of other people's privacy. If they choose to share their problems and challenges with you, than see if you may be able to help, but if they choose not to share their unique situation or their thoughts with you, then be respectful of their privacy. Don't be quick in judging someone's words or actions, until you understand what they may be going through.

Mar 17, 2022

In this episode the importance and necessity of being happy with yourself if discussed.

There is no reason why we should not be happy with our wonderful, brilliant, smart, and unique selves. We are born to bring and introduce something unique, something that only we can do and/or offer, such as unique skills, character, personality, way of thinking, etc.

We must remember to love ourselves and remember that we are enough, and that we are stronger than we think. Our strength is deeply rooted within us and is always there when we need it. We should also remember to smile more, even then things get tough. Positive mindset and optimistic outlook on life is very important and powerful in everything that we do or say.

Mar 3, 2022
In this episode I discuss the topic of Finding Happiness in Being Alone, and how one can fill that time with various productive activities such as:
  • Reading
  • Walking
  • Learning
  • Thinking
  • Planning
  • Reflecting
  • Establishing new success habits: Excercising, Meditation, Reading, Hobbies
  • Traveling/Exploring
Feb 17, 2022

Our daily lives are a series of habits which we had formed over a long period of time, sometimes months or even years. Bad habits don't just dissapear, it takes effort, hard work, and commitment on our part to get rid of those habits that do not add any value to the quality of our lives. It works the same way for establishing good habits - it doesn't happen overnight.  We should ask ourselves each day how each habit either benefits us or hurts us, and be honest with ourselves.

Feb 3, 2022

In this episode I discuss the importance of daily learning, acquiring new skills, and continued investment of time and energy into your personal and professional development. Also, I am sharing some of the tools and resources that I use every day to learn and expand my knowledge as part of my personal and professional development life's journey. 

Some tooks and resources discussed in this episode are:

  • LinnkedIn Learning (www.linkedin.com)
  • Coursera.org
  • Masterclass.com
  • YouTube
  • Audible (Audible.com)
Jan 25, 2022
In this episode I discuss the topic of starting your own business and some important things that future entrepreneurs should keep in mind.

Some categories discussed are:

  • Development of the business plan
  • Planning
  • Readiness and Preparation
  • Engagement of the Subject Matter Experts
  • Marketing and Advertising
  • Budgeting and Record Keeping
  • Hiring
  • Website Creation and Management
  • Office Space Selection
  • Social Media Advertising
  • Failing Early Concept
  • Not giving up on yourself or your business
  • Personal Brand

More personal and professional blog articles and podcast episodes at: www.heartandmindofaleader.com

 

Jan 7, 2022

In this episode I am discussing the topic of Affirmations and using them to help us get closer to achieving our goals and objectives that we set for ourselves.

Some key points to note:

Affirmations without goals and actionable steps taken by us to achieve goals set are simply empty phrases and activity without any purpose.

Affirmations are important, but only when words that we say are backed by the actionable steps that we take to achieve that what we strive for.

Affirmations are designed to help us stay focused and remind ourselves of our goals and objectives.

By regularly using Affirmations we paint a mental picture and map in our mind visualizing our path towards achieving everything that we say that we want to achieve or have.

Jan 6, 2022

Discussing personal development as a necessity and something that everyone should invest time and energy into of every day. 

Dec 31, 2021

So, it is end of the year 2021. I am sure it is not going to be to anyone’s surprise when I say that this year was not an easy one. Of course, Covid-19 played and continues to play in that, but so is the daily challenges and problems that we all face. Many of us never admit that they are going through some tough times just because for whatever reason it is not the topic that many people want to talk about with others, and in some cases not even sharing their challenges with their own family members. Why? I do not know. I believe that it is important to be honest with ourselves and those whom we care about and trust and be able to have an open and honest conversation when appropriate. Not only does it help to free our mind and our head from constant worries and stress, but also it is a fantastic opportunity to obtain someone else’s thoughts, opinions, and recommendations pertaining to the situation that we may be in, and to find potential solution together versus trying to do it all on our own.

With all this being said, as year is ending, now is a wonderful opportunity to take some time to reflect on everything that has happened, everything we continue to deal with, both good and no so good. This is also a great time to analyze actions we took to address and overcome some challenges we faced during the year, in order to document and have a plan of action when similar situations or challenges come up in the future.

 

 

Sep 23, 2020

In this episode I wanted to highlight couple of my works - the 'Monthly Journal' and the book - 'Heart & Mind of a Leader - Creating Your Own Path in Life Through Continuous Learning, Self-Discovery, and Genuine Leadership.' 

I am very proud of both of these works of mine and, do believe that they can be helpful for everyone who is interested in the art of personal development, goal-setting, journaling, planning, and leadership. 

Thanks for listening.

Sep 16, 2020

Facing and conquering tough situations and failures every day, and keeping our heads up while moving forward with confidence and optimistic and positive outlook on life

Dec 12, 2018

Hey everyone!

 

Alex E Kheyson here, and I want to welcome you to the Heart & Mind of a Leader podcast, wish you the best of luck and determination on your exciting and often challenging personal development and professional growth journey.

 

Can I ask you for a big favor? Could you please leave your honest feedback about the topic, content, level of interest and engagement after listening to this episode of the Heart & Mind of a Leader podcast. Also, please let me know if you found this episode especially helpful in your existing situation, based on where you are today in your life and career.  I appreciate your support in helping me to create and share topics and information with each episode that is actionable and relatable to those listening and following this show. 

 

Some of the key questions and points that I cover in this episode are:

 

  • How we view challenges and why they are important, what do we get out of facing challenges, facing difficult situations and constant change as result?
  • What is typically the main difference in various challenges that we all face on the regular basis?
  • Why it's important to see challenges as drivers of progress vs. something negative or something to avoid at all costs?
  • What typically happens when we are not being challenged?
  • Will you choose to seek challenge or seek ways to avoid it and run away from it as soon as opportunity presents itself?

 

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Nov 21, 2018

Hey everyone!

 

Alex E Kheyson here, and I want to welcome you to the Heart & Mind of a Leader podcast, wish you the best of luck and determination on your exciting and often challenging personal development and professional growth journey.

 

Can I ask you for a big favor? Could you please leave your honest feedback about the topic, content, level of interest and engagement after listening to this episode of the Heart & Mind of a Leader podcast. Also, please let me know if you found this episode especially helpful in your existing situation, based on where you are today in your life and career.  I appreciate your support in helping me to create and share topics and information with each episode that is actionable and relatable to those listening and following this show. 

 

Some of the key questions and points that I cover in this episode are:

  • New Year's Resolutions - what do they mean to you and those around you? Are you typically wait until the last minute, until Dec.31st to set your goals, objectives, habits that you would like to form or get rid of, or are you working towards accomplishing your goals throughout the year?
  • Why so many people wait until the end of the year to create and set their goals for the following year instead of setting, changing, updating, and working towards their goals and objectives during the year? Why procrastinate? Could this be the reason why so many of us give up on our goals shortly after the beginning of the new year, because, we do not have needed focus and determination to stick to what we want to accomplish?
  • Change - what does change means to you, and how do you interpret and see the concept of change? Are you viewing change as a positive or a negative part of our life?
  • Are you someone who is always open and welcome change, or you do everything you can to avoid change and pretend that change had never took place? Whether you like it or not but change is always present in our life, and the sooner we can recognize it, the easier it would be for us to actually face and deal with change.
  • If we look at change from a big picture perspective and try to understand what are the driving factors behind the particular change, in most cases we would realize that change is an opportunity for us to reset and re-focus while focusing on our future

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Oct 3, 2018

Hey everyone!

 

Alex E Kheyson here, and I want to welcome you to the Heart & Mind of a Leader podcast, wish you the best of luck and determination on your exciting and often challenging personal development and professional growth journey.

 

Can I ask you for a big favor? Could you please leave your honest feedback about the topic, content, level of interest and engagement after listening to this episode of the Heart & Mind of a Leader podcast. Also, please let me know if you found this episode especially helpful in your existing situation, based on where you are today in your life and career.  I appreciate your support in helping me to create and share topics and information with each episode that is actionable and relatable to those listening and following this show. 

 

Some of the key questions and points that I cover in this episode are:

 

  • What are we often missing in the beautiful world around us when we simply forget to stop and look around in our busy and hectic lives?
  • What do you appreciate when in comes to nature in the state that you live in? What is something unique that exists in your state that may not be available in other states?
  • How to make time in our busy life and schedule to pause and appreciate the world around us on the regular basis? Appreciating everything and everyone that you have around you every day. Don’t let time simply skip by you.
  • How can nature help us to prepare for the long day ahead of us?

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Sep 26, 2018

Hey everyone!

 

Alex E Kheyson here, and I want to welcome you to the Heart & Mind of a Leader podcast, wish you the best of luck and determination on your exciting and often challenging personal development and professional growth journey.

 

Can I ask you for a big favor? Could you please leave your honest feedback about the topic, content, level of interest and engagement after listening to this episode of the Heart & Mind of a Leader podcast. Also, please let me know if you found this episode especially helpful in your existing situation, based on where you are today in your life and career.  I appreciate your support in helping me to create and share topics and information with each episode that is actionable and relatable to those listening and following this show. 

 

Some of the key questions and points that I cover in this episode are:

 

  • How can we remain focused and not get distracted by outside factors when pursuing our goals in life?
  • Why are we pursuing goal and dreams that we have? What's our true motivation? Why is important to us? What would happen if we stop going after our goals and plans?
  • How our actions that we take today effect what we do in the future?
  • Why is it important to staying the course, remember why we doing what we doing, why we are pursuing a particular goal or dream or ours? What would happen if we quit near the finish line, how would such action affect those around us

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Sep 19, 2018

Alex E Kheyson here, and I want to welcome you to the Heart & Mind of a Leader podcast, wish you the best of luck and determination on your exciting and often challenging personal development and professional growth journey.

 

Can I ask you for a big favor? Could you please leave your honest feedback about the topic, content, level of interest and engagement after listening to this episode of the Heart & Mind of a Leader podcast. Also, please let me know if you found this episode especially helpful in your existing situation, based on where you are today in your life and career.  I appreciate your support in helping me to create and share topics and information with each episode that is actionable and relatable to those listening and following this show. 

 

Some of the key questions and points that I cover in this episode are:

 

  • Different types of interview interactions - What types of interview forms do we experience on the regular basis? Daily interviewing experience, what does that mean and why should we be care
  • How can we overcome the fear of interviews and feel comfortable, confident, and appreciate the process of interviewing in general? What steps can we take to feel more confident before, during, and after the interview?
  • What are some key steps that one should take to prepare for an interview, whether the interview is conducted in-person or via phone?
  • Can we truly enjoy and feel good about the interview experience? Shouldn't interview experience be fun and interesting while maintaining its level of necessary complexity and challenge? How can interview experience be possibly fun?
  • What is our goal is supposed to be with each interview that we participate in?

 

New book is now published on Amazon.com by Alex E Kheyson and is available for purchase - "Facing and conquering our interval fear of an interview process: Easy to follow and implement tips to help you conquer your fear and sound and look more confident before and during an interview." The purpose of this book is to help you conquer your fear of an interview process and sound and look more confident and comfortable before and during an interview. Book is available in both ebook and paperback formats, so check it out and let me know what you think about it

 

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Sep 12, 2018

Hey everyone!

 

My name is Alex E Kheyson, and I want to welcome you to the Heart & Mind of a Leader podcast, wish you the best of luck and determination on your exciting and often challenging personal development and professional growth journey.

 

Can I ask you for a big favor? Could you please leave your honest feedback about the topic, content, level of interest and engagement after listening to this episode of the Heart & Mind of a Leader podcast. Also, please let me know if you found this episode especially helpful in your existing situation, based on where you are today in your life and career.  I appreciate your support in helping me to create and share topics and information with each episode that is actionable and relatable to those listening and following this show. 

 

Some of the key questions and points that I cover in this episode are:

 

  • Progress associated with pursuit of our goals and dreams in life - why is it important to understand how progress or lack thereof may have a direct effect on our desire to go after that what we truly want?
  • What is the main inhibitor of progress? Why many of us give up before we reach the finish line, before we accomplish that what we had started, something that we cared about before? What is different now? Is it less important to us now than it was few days, weeks, months, or even years ago?
  • Wil you stop pursuing your lifetime goal or dream if/when you do not see an immediate progress or result, or will you keep going, keep trying, keep working and making perhaps small but determined steps forward until you eventually reach and accomplish your one thing that you've been thinking and dreaming about?
  • Why so many of us stop half way from the finish line? What factors impact our desire and willingness to keep trying, keep fighting for what we want and hope to achieve? Do we change or do we simply lose hope and give up too soon?

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I hope you enjoyed listening and find this episode useful for you or someone else that you may know. Please share this episode if you know someone who may benefit from listening to it

Jul 25, 2018

Hey everyone!

 

My name is Alex E Kheyson, and I want to welcome you to the Heart & Mind of a Leader podcast, wish you the best of luck and determination on your exciting and often challenging personal development and professional growth journey.

 

Can I ask you for a big favor? Could you please leave your honest feedback about the topic, content, level of interest and engagement after listening to this episode of the Heart & Mind of a Leader podcast. Also, please let me know if you found this episode especially helpful in your existing situation, based on where you are today in your life and career.  I appreciate your support in helping me to create and share topics and information with each episode that is actionable and relatable to those listening and following this show. 

 

Some of the key questions and points that I cover in this episode are:

 

  • The importance of enjoying life and enjoying the moment despite all challenges and difficulties that we all face in our personal or professional lives
  • Can you put your work or business life on hold for some time, doesn't have to be a long time, in order to enjoy the life around you your family and friends? Remembering and learning to unwind, relax, spend some time outdoors, appreciate the nature and those that you love
  • Can you say that you've recently allowed yourself to relax, reward yourself for everything that you do every day, and spend some time, even just a couple of hours allowing your mind to listen to the sounds of nature and world around you?

 

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Jul 18, 2018

Hey everyone!

 

My name is Alex E Kheyson, and I want to welcome you to the Heart & Mind of a Leader podcast, wish you the best of luck and determination on your exciting and often challenging personal development and professional growth journey.

 

Can I ask you for a big favor? Could you please leave your honest feedback about the topic, content, level of interest and engagement after listening to this episode of the Heart & Mind of a Leader podcast. Also, please let me know if you found this episode especially helpful in your existing situation, based on where you are today in your life and career.  I appreciate your support in helping me to create and share topics and information with each episode that is actionable and relatable to those listening and following this show. 

 

Some of the key questions and points that I cover in this episode are:

 

  • Why it is always important to consider both sides of any situation? What are some of the potential negative outcomes if and when we do not look at each situation from a big picture perspective, considering all options and alternatives vs. immediately focusing on the negativity and difficulty in a situation at hand?
  • It's not as bad as it may seem, it's all about how we look at each obstacle that we face in our lives. Things can be good if we focus on finding good even at times when things may be difficult. What are you focusing on when faced with difficulty? Are you looking for a solution or keep dwelling about the problem?

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I hope you enjoyed listening and find this episode useful for you or someone else that you may know. Please share this episode if you know someone who may benefit from listening to it. Thanks again!

 

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Jun 13, 2018

Hey everyone!

 

My name is Alex E Kheyson, and I want to welcome you to the Heart & Mind of a Leader podcast, wish you the best of luck and determination on your exciting and often challenging personal development and professional growth journey.

 

Can I ask you for a big favor? Could you please leave your honest feedback about the topic, content, level of interest and engagement after listening to this episode of the Heart & Mind of a Leader podcast. Also, please let me know if you found this episode especially helpful in your existing situation, based on where you are today in your life and career.  I appreciate your support in helping me to create and share topics and information with each episode that is actionable and relatable to those listening and following this show. 

 

Some of the key questions and points that I cover in this episode are:

 

  • What is Performance? How do you interpret Performance based on your line of work, and does the meaning of Performance change based on industry or line of work?
  • What is Performance in Overdrive and how is it different from standard interpretation of the word 'Performance?'
  • 'Good' is no longer acceptable when it comes to Exceptional Performance or Performance in Overdrive. What does Exceptional Performance looks like and what it stands for? Why should we strive for an Exceptional Performance in everything we do every day?
  • What is one critical component of Exceptional Performance?
  • What happens if you happens to fell short of reaching an exception performance mark, is that consider a failure?
  • How does the concept of an Exceptional Performance can be applied in a school environment, more specifically when it comes to exams and projects?

 

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