Episode 99 – Roberta Matuson discusses her book The Magnetic Leader and ways to attract and employees, customers and profits. Robert is known globally as “The Talent Maximizer” and has helped leaders in Fortune 500 companies like General Motors, New Balance, The Boston Beer Company achieve dramatic growth and market leadership through the maximization of their talent. She’s the author of Suddenly In Charge, which was a Washington Post Top 5 Business Book.
Episode 98 – Lou Diamond discusses his book Master the Art of Connecting and ways to move beyond ‘networking’ and build more profitable, meaningful and lasting business relationships. Lou says there is a big difference between networking and connecting, and he’s got some advice that can really make a difference. Stay tuned after for three action items to take advantage of the ideas and advice in this interview, and hear bonus comments.
Episode 97 – Scott Love discusses his book Why They Follow and ways to be the boss that nobody will leave. Scott is an expert in employee loyalty. As a former Navy leadership trainer and president of The Attorney Search Group, a high-stakes recruitment firm, Scott examines empirical research based on tens of thousands of conversations with with business professionals and C-Suite leaders. Stay tuned after for five action items and hear bonus comments.
Episode 96 – Lee Caraher discusses her book The Boomerang Principle and ways to inspire lifetime loyalty from your employees. Companies today must see themselves as “talent brands” where employees that move on often return in the form of customers, partners, or advocates…and even returning employees. Stay tuned after the interview for five action items and hear bonus comments from Lee.
Episode 95 – Erika Andersen discusses her book Be Bad First and ways to get good at things fast in order to stay ready for the future. Erika is the founding partner of Proteus, a coaching, consulting and training firm that focuses on leader readiness. Erika is one of the most popular leadership bloggers at Forbes.com, and is the author of Leading So People Will Follow, Being Strategic, and Growing Great Employees. Stay tuned in the second half for five action items, and hear bonus comments from Erika.
Episode 94 – Justin Constantine discusses his book My Battlefield, Your Office and leadership lessons he has learned from the front lines while serving as a Lieutenant Colonel in the marines. Hear his amazing story of being shot in the head by a sniper, and his advice for all of us to be better leaders and more successful people. Stay tuned after for five action items and to hear bonus comments from Justin.
Special Episode – Jeff Kavanaugh, adjunct professor at University of Texas, discusses his new study on whether or not MBA programs are adequately preparing students for career success. Find out what areas are lacking, and what you can do to boost your learning with skills that employers are looking for today. Plus, listen to never-before-heard advice from past guests Dorie Clark, John Lee Dumas and Doug Sandler in this special episode.
Episode 92 – Steve Napolitan discusses his book Capture Clients, Close Deals and ways to gain more clients without convincing or chasing. Steve is an award-winning producer and recognized by national media as a pioneer in the new media market. He has produced hundreds of advertising and marketing campaigns for many companies like Apple, Intel, Charles Schwab and Nestle. Stay tuned after the interview for five action items and hear bonus comments.
Episode 91 – Amy Bruske discusses Business is Business and ways to overcome the unique challenges of a family-owned businesses. Working with family complicates the already daunting task of owning a business. Amy outlines steps we can take to strike the difficult balance between lifelong relationships and operating a sustainable and successful business. Stay tuned after the interview for five action items and hear bonus comments from Amy.
Episode 90 – Stephanie Breedlove discusses her book All In and how women entrepreneurs can think bigger and build sustainable businesses. Stephanie is the co-founder of Care.com HomePay, and an advocate and roll model for women in business today. She eventually sold her business for $50 million and she shares specific and proven tactics for entrepreneur success. Stay tuned after the interview for five action items and bonus comments from Stephanie.