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Automating Success with Joe Langton

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Our goal with this show is to inspire all of our listeners to incorporate automation into their businesses and maximize the associated benefits for the business and employees by sharing experiences, insights, and amazing interviews with the best thought leaders in the industry.Please check out Autom… read more


#8 Lead Out Loud w/ Michael Todoran, Landscape Architect

Welcome to Automated Success, the only father-daughter podcast in the outdoor automation market.

Are you leading out loud, or are you suffering in silence? Are you being a director, or a dictator? Are you empowering your team or are you punishing potential growth? This week’s guest, Michael Todoran is a native West Los Angeles Angelino practicing landscape architecture in Los Angeles, CA. He is the owner of Zanja Madre Studios and Executive Producer of the Landscape Architect podcast. He’s also a Lecturing Professor at Cal Poly Pomona School of Environmental Design and producer of the documentary

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2:08 - Michael Todoran’s Hero’s Journey

6:29 - Why Self Care?

11:51 - The Strength in Vulnerability

22:30 - Escape From the LA Graffiti Wars

25:28 - What Type of Leader Are You?

34:05 - The Director’s Cut

39:32 - The Design That Inspired Michael to Become a Landscape Architect

42:57 - Why Good Landscape Designers Need High Emotional Intelligence

45:28 - Why Michael Loves to Bring in Contractors Early on in the Process

52:08 - The Role of a Landscape Architect

54:40 - Passion and Podcasting

1:03:16 - Coast Guard Firefighting: A Coachable Moment

1:15:22 - Actionable Wellness Tips

1:24:23 - Michael’s Legacy

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