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Episodes

How Listening Can Help You Gain Perspective and Better Position Your Product W/ Catherine Halprin

8/13/2018
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In this episode of our Strategy & Leadership Podcast, we spoke with Catherine Rigod Halprin, the Vice President, Head of Strategy Geometry Global. She directs the business and creative outcomes for clients, steering their brand or products in the direction of their goals. She then works together with her team members to help the organizations put their plans in place.

Duration:00:32:24

How to develop a culture of success and innovation - Interview with Wesley Middleton

7/23/2018
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In this episode of our Strategy & Leadership Podcast, we spoke with Wesley Middleton, managing partner of MRZ, a certified public accounting firm in Houston, Texas. MRZ is a top 300 firm in the USA, and a top 25 firm in Houston. As a managing partner, Wesley has helped form an organization that is focused on growth and committed to culture – he even wrote a book about it: Violent Leadership: Be a Force for Change: Disrupt, Innovate.

Duration:00:24:34

Strategic Board Leadership & Understanding Your People - Interview with Vivian Smith

6/18/2018
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In this episode, we were joined by Vivian Smith who is the Executive Director for the Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation. Vivian has worked with the not-for-profit sector for the past 30 years and has held roles such as the Director of Development, Chief Fundraising Officer, and as a consultant, working with small grassroots organizations as well as major universities within BC. Most recently, she joined the team at the Langley Memorial Hospital, and currently volunteers on the Board of...

Duration:00:25:12

Developing a Strategy for Constant Change - Interview with Jeong Pyon

5/10/2018
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In this episode of our Strategy and Leadership Podcast, we were joined by Jeong Pyon who is the Senior Manager of Group Strategy for an international hotel chain in Vancouver. Hotel strategy is intertwined with revenue management, with the primary goal focusing on booking rooms to the right market segment. To best achieve this, group strategy managers must understand at both transient and group demands and how to plan strategically around these segments.

Duration:00:27:32

Host your most effective meeting - Interview with Ruth Nicholson

3/26/2018
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In this special episode of the strategy and leadership podcast, we were joined by Ruth Nicholson, an IAF certified professional facilitator, and the founder of Go Governance and Operations Resources for Youth Sports, and is a partner of SME Strategy. She has been facilitating for over 25 years, starting out in the science and technology field, and has branched out to work with a variety of sectors. She has also served as a mediator for large groups discussing complex topics like nuclear...

Duration:00:30:52

People and Strategy from a Global Perspective with Archana Iyer

2/12/2018
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People and Strategy from a Global Perspective with Archana Iyer by Anthony Taylor | SME Strategy Consulting

Duration:00:39:22

John Pankert Strategy and leadership podcast

1/22/2018
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John Pankert Strategy and leadership podcast by Anthony Taylor | SME Strategy Consulting

Duration:00:30:16

Brock McDonald -Building the system around your strategy.Ep 19

9/14/2017
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In this episode of our Strategy and Leadership Podcast, Brock McDonald, the CEO of the Recycling Council of BC, joined us to chat about strategic planning, team building, establishing partnerships and leading initiatives within a non-profit environmental organization. Brock has worked with the Recycling Council of BC since 2003 where their mission is to minimize and eventually eliminate waste. During our interview, Brock chatted with us about: The importance of strategic partnerships...

Duration:00:28:44

Using planning to balance innovation and processes: Interview with Rob Attwell ep 17

7/27/2017
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Rob Attwell, COO of Careteam Technologies, joins us for a chat on the strategies he uses to effectively manage his team and understand his clients. Overloading on processes has been known for slowing down innovation, but Rob talks about how Careteam is able to balance both while scaling up a nine-month start-up. Finally, Rob emphasizes that there is no excuse for not planning for the future.

Duration:00:31:40

Creating a strategy with your stakeholders with Cecilia Reyes of the David Suzuki foundation ep 16

6/21/2017
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Having a committed group of people is the first step in creating an aligned strategic plan, you then have to work with all those committed people to agree on a direction and ultimately move forward. Cecilia Reyes, the Planning & Operations Manager at The David Suzuki Foundation shares her experience creating a strategic plan.

Duration:00:24:33

Executing strategy for your team and for stakeholders w/Julie Carbone ep13

5/24/2017
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Julie Carbone, the Associate Director of Strategy at OMD Montreal, joined us to chat about aligning teams with organizational strategy and performance. When working with external clients in the world of advertising and marketing, there are two strategies to consider: both yours and theirs. It is important to work together and communicate with internal teams, as well as client teams. Some great topics Julie chats about include: Assigning ownership of projects to individual team members to...

Duration:00:30:41

Leading culture at a best managed company with Shane Wright

3/10/2017
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Leading culture at a best managed company with Shane Wright by Anthony Taylor | SME Strategy Consulting

Duration:00:36:18

How To Galvanize Your People Around A Sense Of Purpose. Podcast #8

3/3/2017
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Mission statements are often exercises in wordsmithing that lack an emotional connection and simplicity that will compel people into action. My Neighbour who is a journalist was inspired to recommit to her mission as her sense of purpose became (once again) clear after the recent events surrounding US Politics. Here's how you can create a mission statement that your people will be inspired to put into action.

Duration:00:05:32

Win Loss Analyis with Ellen Naylor

2/20/2017
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Win Loss Analyis with Ellen Naylor by Anthony Taylor | SME Strategy Consulting

Duration:00:27:32

Family Day, Valentines Day And Communication.

2/15/2017
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Being able to communicate effectively with people is a key skill for any manager or leader. We recently had both valenties day and Family day, and I took some lessons from those communications with loved ones to share with you and your employees.

Duration:00:09:27

EP 004: 40 year old secrets and story telling with Greg Oyhenart

2/8/2017
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EP 004: 40 year old secrets and story telling with Greg Oyhenart by Anthony Taylor | SME Strategy Consulting

Duration:00:34:30