Leadership Lessons from Nature

Episode 173Dr. Kathleen Allen discusses her book “Leading from the Roots” and nature-inspired leadership lessons. Explore the concept of biomimicry – the design and production of materials, structures, and systems that are modeled on biological entities and processes. Plus ways to build business success using examples from nature. Listen for three action items you can use immediately.

Host, Kevin Craine

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The Future of Automating Work

Harley DavisEpisode 174 - Harley Davis, VP, Decision Management at IBM discusses the future of business automation and ways to use advancements in AI, machine learning and robotic process automation to automate the decision-making process. More so than ever before, agility matters, and operational decision management provides critical link to business agility. Listen for action items you can use immediately. Use this link to read Kevin’s blog for IBM “The Future of Automating Work“.

Host, Kevin Craine

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Mastering your Business Presentation

02-16-2016_tim_calkins_360x266Episode 172 – Tim Caulkins discusses his book How To Wash a Chicken (a #1 Amazon Best-Seller) and practical ways to master your business presentation. Tim is an award-winning professor at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and the author of the books Breakthrough Marketing Plans and Defending Your Brand, which was named 2013 Marketing Book of the Year by Expert Marketer Magazine. Stay tuned in the second half for three action items you can use today.

Host, Kevin Craine

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Effective Sales Enablement

Episode 171 – Pam Didner discusses her book “Effective Sales Enablement” and ways to achieve sales growth through collaborative sales and marketing. Pam is a B2B marketing consultant and a former adjunct professor at West Virginia University and the University of Oregon. She spent time at Intel, among others, in senior roles in marketing. Pam earned BA in finance from the University of Kentucky and an MBA from the University of Illinois. Listen for three action items you can use today.

Host, Kevin Craine

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Great Proposals Get More Sales

Business workplaceEpisode 170 – Kevin Craine speaks with Rick Harris, Executive Director of The Association of Proposal Management Professionals about ways to write and present better bids, RFP responses and proposals. Great proposals get more sales and winning the bid is an essential part of the survival and success of every company. This show is full of practical advice to win more business. Listen in the second half for three action items you can use today.

Host, Kevin Craine

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Entrepreneurial Success Without Venture Capital

Episode 169 – Dr. Dileep Rao discusses his book “Nothing Ventured, Everything Gained” …now a #1 best-seller on Amazon… and how entrepreneurs and startups often have better success without venture capital. Dr. Rao is a clinical professor of entrepreneurship at Florida International University and a former venture capitalist where he was chairman and director of emerging ventures and financial institutions. Listen in the second half for action items you can use today.

Be Chief with guest Rick Miller

Episode 168 – Rick Miller discusses his book “Be Chief” and how the time has come to turn conventional leadership wisdom on its head. Rick served as a successful business executive in roles including President and/or CEO in a Fortune 100 companies as well as for startup and a non-profit organizations. Rick has earned a BA from Bentley University and a MBA from Columbia University.

Host, Kevin Craine

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Artificial Intelligence and Customer Sentiment

simply-minimal-infographic-template-design-vector_fkrRHxvu_LEpisode 167 – Kevin Craine and Billee Howard discuss the use of nuero-powered technology to quantify, measure and understand human thought. Explore using artificial intelligence and sentiment analysis to connect customer emotion directly to  business performance. Understand the convergence of ‘big emotion’ and ‘big data’ and how it is valuable from a strategic and marketing perspective. Stay tuned for three action items in the second half.

Responding To Corporate Terrorism and Cyberthreats

Episode 165 – Richard Chasdi discusses his book “Corporate Security Crossroads” and how to respond to corporate terrorism and cyber-threats. Richard is professor and associate director of the Center for Complex and Strategic Decisions at Walsh College. He serves on the editorial board of Armed Forces & Society and Perspectives on Terrorism. He received his master’s from Boston College and his doctorate in political science from Purdue. Listen in the second half for three action items you can use immediately.

Host Kevin Craine

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The B2B Executive Playbook – Best of Everyday MBA

Episode 165 – Sean Geehan discusses his book “The B2B Executive Playbook” and ways to achieve sustainable and profitable growth – business to business. Sean received the prestigious Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award in 2002 and has been inducted into the E&Y National Hall of Fame. Stay tuned after the interview for five action items to take advantage of the ideas and advice in this interview and hear some bonus comments from Sean in the second half.