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Welcome to On the Schmooze, a weekly podcast that features a mix of interviews and solo shows. My hope is that insights from me and my guests will help you achieve the leadership position you’re seeking, build and sustain your professional network, and find the work/life balance that works best for you. Interviews are with talented people from different fields. We explore how they built strong networks and overcame challenges on their way to becoming successful leaders. I identify a key take-away from each interview, something you can put into action that week that you’ll benefit from for years to come. In the show notes I provide resources to help you get started. Solo shows are shorter episodes where I share practical networking tips and techniques you can put into practice right away. Podcast inspired by Dorie Clark, Pat Flynn, Jonny Nastor, Dale Carnegie.

Welcome to On the Schmooze, a weekly podcast that features a mix of interviews and solo shows. My hope is that insights from me and my guests will help you achieve the leadership position you’re seeking, build and sustain your professional network, and find the work/life balance that works best for you. Interviews are with talented people from different fields. We explore how they built strong networks and overcame challenges on their way to becoming successful leaders. I identify a key take-away from each interview, something you can put into action that week that you’ll benefit from for years to come. In the show notes I provide resources to help you get started. Solo shows are shorter episodes where I share practical networking tips and techniques you can put into practice right away. Podcast inspired by Dorie Clark, Pat Flynn, Jonny Nastor, Dale Carnegie.
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Welcome to On the Schmooze, a weekly podcast that features a mix of interviews and solo shows. My hope is that insights from me and my guests will help you achieve the leadership position you’re seeking, build and sustain your professional network, and find the work/life balance that works best for you. Interviews are with talented people from different fields. We explore how they built strong networks and overcame challenges on their way to becoming successful leaders. I identify a key take-away from each interview, something you can put into action that week that you’ll benefit from for years to come. In the show notes I provide resources to help you get started. Solo shows are shorter episodes where I share practical networking tips and techniques you can put into practice right away. Podcast inspired by Dorie Clark, Pat Flynn, Jonny Nastor, Dale Carnegie.

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Episodes

OTS 141: Imaginess – Randah Taher

4/23/2019
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Today’s guest is made up of one part creativity, one part context, one part connections, and a sprinkle of playfulness. She is the founder and idea culturist behind sajory, an innovation consultancy that nurtures organization behavior and helps businesses transition its culture into a fertile space for innovation. Some of her past accomplishments include designing a city-wide leadership program for Toronto’s youth and creating a multi-faceted storytelling project in Montreal called My Arabic...

Duration:00:47:36

OTS 140: Care to Catch-Up – Matt Ward

4/16/2019
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Today’s guest is passionate about helping employees, managers, and business owners move their business and personal life to the next level through word of mouth referrals. He has experienced the same challenges that most employees and business owners face. He used his failures to craft a message as a speaker that resonates with his audiences and leaves them with actionable steps to improve their business. He is the author of “MORE...Word of Mouth Referrals, Lifelong Customers & Raving Fans”...

Duration:00:42:26

OTS 139: Three Golden Questions – Judy Robinett

4/9/2019
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Today’s guest is a business thought leader who is known as “the woman with the titanium digital Rolodex.” In her more than 30 years of experience as an entrepreneur and corporate leader, she has served as the CEO of both public and private companies and in management positions at Fortune 500 companies. She has been profiled in Inc., Forbes, Venture Beat, Huffington Post, and Bloomberg Businessweek as a sterling example of the new breed of “super connectors” who use their experience and...

Duration:00:35:24

OTS 138: Seeing Their Greatness – Laura Gassner Otting

4/2/2019
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Today’s guest helps innovators, idealists, and iconoclasts get “unstuck.” She helps them push past the doubt and indecision that consign great ideas to limbo. She is a serial entrepreneur who has started and sold a successful international executive search firm, built philanthropic and political action committees from scratch, and was a White House appointee on the team which created the national service project, AmeriCorps. She is the author of multiple books including her latest,...

Duration:00:53:19

OTS 137: Last Bad Day – Michael OBrien

3/26/2019
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Today’s guest’s last bad day was July 11th, 2001, a day that changed his life in a significant way. Experiencing a harrowing cycling accident was the catalyst to the seminal shift that changed his perspective, mindset, and actions. Since then, he has been helping leaders make change stick at work and in their lives. In addition to executive coaching and speaking, he is the best-selling author of “Shift: Creating Better Tomorrows,” and the founder of a leadership academy that helps people...

Duration:00:52:31

OTS 136: Stand In Your Power – Nicole Roberts Jones

3/19/2019
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Today’s guest is uniquely gifted at drawing out what’s best in others and helping them take their brilliance to the bank. She is a nationally recognized transformational speaker, best-selling author, Purpose to Paycheck Expert, and the Founder & CEO of Fierce Factor Lab. She has over 20 years of experience working with entrepreneurs, corporate executives, heads of states, celebrities, and nonprofit directors in talent and program development. She is the creator of the FIERCE Formula and...

Duration:00:46:59

OTS 135: Unlock Potential – Diana Wu David

3/12/2019
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Today’s guest helps global leaders enhance their ability to adapt, contribute, collaborate, and grow. A former Financial Times executive, she started out her career working on strategy as a management consultant and as an assistant to Dr. Henry Kissinger at Kissinger Associates in New York. She is an adjunct professor at Columbia Business School Executive MBA Global Asia and the author of “Future Proof: Reinventing Work in an Age of Acceleration.” After a diverse global business career...

Duration:00:46:57

OTS 134: Step Into Your Worth – Suzy Carroll

3/5/2019
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Today’s guest, like many ambitious women today, pushed herself to the limit and happily wore the busy badge of honor for decades. Her suicide attempt as a young adult ignited a passion for personal development which led to her owning a nutrition business. Yet, while she made sure other women were taking care of themselves, stress, anxiety, worry, and fatigue were her constant companions. She sold her business and took a year-long sabbatical that she calls her “Year of No” and learned how to...

Duration:00:39:34

OTS 133: Small Changes Big Difference – Ruchika Tulshyan

2/26/2019
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Today’s guest helps workplaces build inclusive cultures by addressing barriers to equity and access. She is a diversity and inclusion strategist, author of an award-winning book, “The Diversity Advantage: Fixing Gender Inequality In The Workplace,” and Seattle University's Professional-in-Residence in Communication. She was also recognized as one of 30 management thinkers to watch globally, as part of the Thinkers50 2019 Radar. Please join me in welcoming Ruchika Tulshyan. Would you leave an...

Duration:00:39:30

OTS 132: Hypnotic Communication – Jason Linett

2/19/2019
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Today’s guest uses hypnosis and hypnotic communication to help his clients grow their businesses. He used the principles of rapport and modeling to track what top business performers do differently to build several six-figure businesses of his own. Rather than just hypnotize his clients to become more successful, he helps them de-hypnotize the personal blocks that are holding back their business success. He is the author of the best-selling book, “Work Smart Business: Lessons Learned from...

Duration:00:42:03

OTS 131: Cultivate Your Network – Erica Dhawan

2/12/2019
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Today’s guest breaks silos, works smarter, and gets things done. She is the Founder and CEO of Cotential, a global consultancy that helps organizations transform by delivering collaboration across teams, business units, customers, and other stakeholders. She is one of today’s most provocative business thinkers on the future of work. She advises business leaders and companies to lead markets through innovations that matter, create increasing value for customers and clients, deliver...

Duration:00:43:18

OTS 130: Be Who You Are – Kimra Luna

2/5/2019
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Today’s guest is a freedom hacker. She helps freedom-seeking entrepreneurs to stand out, captivate their audience’s attention, and monetize their authentic brands online. She is a personal branding and online business strategist. From a standing start in May 2014, she’s grown her e-mail list and combined social media followings to over 200,000 people. Online entrepreneurs widely regard her Facebook group, The Freedom Hackers Mastermind, as one of the most supportive places on the internet....

Duration:00:45:24

OTS 129: Flip the Script – Lucy Whittington

1/29/2019
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Today’s guest believes fun at work is finding an easier, simpler, or smarter way to spend more time doing what you are brilliant at and less time making business happen. She has over twenty years of B2B marketing experience in software and for small businesses. She was the second UK hire and marketer on the team who launched Xero in the UK. She is the co-founder of the Small Business Finance School, is the author of two books, and now is the co-founder of Statzy, a mobile app that brings key...

Duration:00:46:05

OTS 128: Living in Abundance – Christy Whitman

1/22/2019
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Today’s guest believes you have within you the ability to attract your ideal partner, create your ideal body, become a more empowered parent to your children, and magnetize success and abundance in every aspect of your life. She is a Transformational Leader, Celebrity Coach, and the New York Times bestselling author of “The Art of Having It All.” Before she learned the Law of Attraction she was unhappy in virtually every aspect of her life. Once she learned how to work with her own energy...

Duration:00:45:57

OTS 127: Small Town Connections – Natalie Siston

1/15/2019
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Today’s guest believes everything she needed to know to succeed in her multi-sector career she learned by growing up in a town of 600 people. She’s taken the lessons she learned and applied them to a career that has included Silicon Valley, a Fortune 100, non-profit, and higher education organizations. After starting her career in California, she returned home to Ohio where she helps her clients and audiences make wherever they are feel like a small town. She is passionate about sharing...

Duration:00:38:04

OTS 126: Work Through Fear – Chip Massey

1/8/2019
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Today’s guest helps executives break through the fears that hold them back from being the best leaders, strategists, business developers, and team members they can be. He knows a thing or two about how to overcome fear based on his first two careers: For twenty-two years, he served as an FBI Special Agent and Hostage Negotiator and prior to that he was an ordained minister for six years. In both cases, he had to deal with people under extreme pressure and he saw how fear affected their...

Duration:00:45:21

OTS 125: Ask, Act, and Appreciate – Sam Horn

12/18/2018
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Today’s guest is a communications strategist and international consultant on a mission to help people create quality communications. As a presentation/pitch coach and media training expert, she has helped hundreds of clients prepare for high-stakes communications including TED and TEDx talks, keynotes, fundraising pitches, commencement speeches, job interviews and appearances on TV and at public events. She knows a thing or two about presenting, having spoken to more than a half million...

Duration:00:46:28

OTS 124: The Magic Unfolds – Denise Brosseau

12/11/2018
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Today’s guest is a pioneer in the world of high growth women entrepreneurs. As the CEO of the Thought Leadership Lab, she works with purpose-driven entrepreneurs, executives, and non-profit leaders to scale their influence and impact. Previously, she was the founding CEO of the first trade association for high growth women entrepreneurs and the co-founder of Springboard, the women’s startup launchpad that has led to over $8 billion in funding for women founded and led companies. She lectures...

Duration:00:45:16

OTS 123: Shifting Mindsets – Luis Congdon

12/4/2018
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Today’s guest specializes in helping companies optimize their online presence. His journey to becoming a digital marketing expert was circuitous and includes being a couple’s therapist and senior director of a nonprofit that house and sheltered homeless women. His own experience with homelessness as a young child in Columbia makes his expertise in social media marketing, podcasting, e-mail automation, and website optimization even more remarkable. He has been featured, quoted, and written...

Duration:00:47:28

OTS 122: Find Your Happiness – Tammy Gooler Loeb

11/27/2018
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Today’s guest deeply believes people owe it to themselves to be happy at work and that everyone can be a leader regardless of their role within an organization. As a career and executive coach, she has helped people and businesses in areas such as workplace communication, leadership development, and team building across many different sectors and industries. She brings over 25 years of professional experience to her clients and is a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach, a graduate of the...

Duration:00:50:50