Episode 79 – Steven Goldstein discusses his book Why Are There Snowblowers in Miami? Learn ways to transform your business using five principles of engagement. Steve is currently the Chairman of US Auto Sales and he’s held executive positions with American Express, Sears Credit and Citigroup. Stay tuned after for five action items to take advantage if the ideas and advice in this interview and hear bonus comments from Steve.
Episode 78 – Nine-time New York Times best-selling author Don Yaeger discusses his book Great Teams and things high-performing organizations do differently. As Associate Editor of Sports Illustrated magazine, Don has had a front row seat to study the greatest champions of all time. What do team like the New England Patriots and San Antonio Spurs do better than most all of their opponents? What do great sports leaders like Walter Payton, Warrick Dunn and John Wooden have in common? How do great teams at organizations like Microsoft and Starbucks consistently outshine their competition…and how can we do it to?
Stay tuned after the interview for five action items that you can do to take advantage of the ideas and advice in Great Teams, and hear bonus comments from Don.
Episode 77 – Dr. John H. Johnson discusses his book Everydata and the misinformation hidden in the little data we consumer every day. We create 2.5 quintillion bytes of data every day. What does it really mean? What are the impacts to avoid, and the opportunities we should look for? How can we make everyday data work for us…and not against us? Stay tuned after the interview for five action items to take advantage of the ideas and advice, and hear bonus comments from John.
Episode 76 – Jonathan Raymond discusses his book Good Authority and how to become the leader your team is waiting for. Jonathan is the former CEO and Chief Brand Officer of EMyth. Today, he’s the owner of Refound, an online training startup that offers leadership training programs. Stay tuned after the interview for five action items to take advantage of the ideas and advice in this discussion and hear bonus comments from Jonathan.
Episode 75 – Rita Sever discusses her book Supervision Matters and ideas to transform you and your team. Rita is an Adjunct Professor at both University of San Francisco and Sonoma State University, and a consultant focused on improving supervision in the workplace. Prior to that she spent many years as Director of Human Resources and Training in the non-profit sector. Stay tuned after for five action items to take advantage of the ideas and advice in this interview.
Episode 74 – Michael Alden discusses his book 5% More and ways to make small changes that achieve extraordinary results. Recently, Michael was recognized by SmartCEO magazine as one of the top 50 CEO’s in Boston. His previous book Ask More Get More was a best-seller. Stay tuned after the interview for five action items, and hear bonus comments from Michael.
Episode 73 – Advertising great Linda Kaplan Thaler discusses The Power of Nice and ways to conquer the business world with kindness. Linda is one of today’s most successful marketers. She was the creator of the Aflac duck, composer of the ToysRUs theme song, and behind many iconic campaigns. She earned the Matrix Award, the Muse Award, and the Advertising Woman of the Year Award. Linda was inducted into the 2015 Advertising Hall of Fame. Stay tuned for five action items, plus some listener shout-out’s in the second half.
Episode 72 – Yitzchock Saftlas discusses his book So, What’s The Bottom Line? Hear proven techniques for building your brand with a human-centric approach. Yitzchok is the host of the weekly business radio show, “Mind Your Business” on 77WABC in New York, and the founder of Bottom Line Marketing Group, an award-winning marketing agency helping clients build their brands. Stay tuned after for five action items to take advantage of the ideas and advice in this interview, and hear bonus comments from Yitzchock.
Episode 71 – John Chisholm discusses his book Unleash Your Inner Company and how to use passion and perseverance to build your ideal business. John is a Silicon Valley venture capitalist and has mentored hundreds of startup on five continents. John is president of the MIT Alumni Association and a contributor to Forbes. He holds bachelors and master’s degrees from MIT and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Stay tuned after the interview for five action items, and hear bonus comments from John.
Episode 70 – Adam Toporek discusses his book Be Your Customer’s Hero and real world tips and techniques for creating superior customer experience. Adam is the founder of the Customers That Stick blog. He’s been recognized by The Huffington Post as one of the “Top 100 Most Social Customer Service Pros On Twitter.” Stay tuned after the interview for five action items to take advantage of the ideas and advice in this interview and hear bonus comments from Adam.