Episode 2: Kim Mahan on Perpetual Optimism, Tech Start-Up’s, and the Pomodoro Technique

Oye! Check out this second episode of RVA Tech Talks with Kim Mahan, Chief Executive Optimist at Maxx Potential. Enjoy!

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Show notes:

  • 0:33 What is Kim known for?
  • 2:07 What’s a Chief Executive Optimist?
    “Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier” -Colin Powell
  • 3:48 The story of Kim’s career
  • 5:20 The story of Maxx Potential- John Dlugokecki
  • 14:48 What specific behaviors/practices at Maxx Potential make it unique?
  • 24:31 The power of being kind
  • 26:00 The power of being selfish
  • 27:00 Kim’s self-talk dialogue
  • 29:00 What is Kim working on?
  • 31:00 The power of focus
  • 32:33 Where does Kim get input?
  • 34:22 Kim on Routines
  • 36:00 Journaling
  • 37:20 Pomodoro technique



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