Episode 136 – Courtney Reum discusses his book “Shortcut Your Startup” (an Amazon #1 best-seller) and ways to turn traditional advice on its head for better startup success. Courtney is a former Goldman Sachs investment banker turned entrepreneur, and one of the stars of the syndicated television show, Hatched. Listen for three action items you can use to take advantage of the ideas and advice in this interview.
Episode 135 – Karen Martin discusses her book “Clarity First” and how smart leaders and organizations can achieve outstanding performance by working to establish better clarity. Karen is a leading authority on lean management and performance improvement for businesses, government agencies, and the not-for-profit sector. Her clients include big brands like AT&T, Chevron, and the United States Department of Homeland Security to name just a few. Stay tuned for three action items to take advantage of her ideas and advice.
Episode 134 – Tama Kieves discusses her book “Thriving Through Uncertainty” and steps to take to make a successful career transition. After years of working tirelessly to become a Harvard-educated partner at a top law firm, Tama realized that the career she invested so much in left her unfulfilled. Tama gave it all up to make changes necessary to lead the life she always wanted. She offers real-world advice to help others do the same. Listen for three action items to take advantage of her ideas and advice.
Episode 133- Best of 2017 Interviews with best-selling authors Dorie Clark, John Rossman, Jess Todtfeld and Vanessa Van Edwards; plus 2017 Knowledge Leader Circle members Nathan Hirsch and Steven Kuhn. These interview excerpts are some of the best of the best from the show this year. Listen for action items and advice on personal branding, executive leadership, media skills, eCommerce and more.
Everyday MBA is on break for the holidays. We’ll be back in two weeks with our “Best of 2017″ episode, so stay tuned. Meanwhile, we hope you have a wonderful holiday season.
Episode 132 – Christopher Lockhead discusses his book “Play Bigger” and how brands dominate their industry by creating new market categories. The Marketing Journal calls Christopher “One The Best Minds in Marketing,” and Newsweek calls him, “The Howard Stern of Entrepreneurialism.” Listen for three action items that you can use to take advantage of the ideas and advice in this interview.
Episode 131 – Leah Ingram discusses “The Complete Guide for Paying for College.” Are you a parent who is trying to figure out how you are going to pay for your kids college? Does college funding seem mysterious and complex? Need help navigating scholarships, loans, grants and internships? Leah is a lifestyle and money-saving expert and her new book is an essential guide for middle-class families on how to afford college. Listen for three action items you can do today to take advantage of the ideas and advice in this interview.
Episode 130 – Mike Whitaker discusses his book “The Decision Makeover” and a process to follow to make the right decisions…big or small. Mike is a venture capitalist and entrepreneur. He earned his undergrad in Cognitive Psychology, and he’s got an MBA. His book offers a thoughtful and strategic approach for choosing wisely in all aspects of business and in life. Listen for three action items you can use to take advantage of the ideas and advice in this interview.
Special Episode – Craig Ross discusses his book “Do Big Things” and simple steps teams can take to do be more effective and profitable. For decades, Craig has been obsessed with answering one question: How do you equip a team to deliver big things? Now he shares his seven-step process that equips teams with how to quickly and consistently operate at a higher level. Listen for specific action items you can use to take advantage of the ideas and advice in this interview.
Episode 129 – Michael Houlihan and Bonnie Harvey return to Everyday MBA to discuss their success with building Barefoot Wine into America’s #1 wine brand. They are the authors of the New York Times best-seller “The Barefoot Spirit” and they are two of the most highly sought-after keynote speakers on business and brand building. Listen for three action items you can do today to take advantage of the ideas and advice in this interview.