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CEO Mentors challenge your thinking about work and life, help you reach your highest potential, find purpose and happiness in whatever you do




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How to Recognize and Seize Opportunity in the Face of Uncertainty, with Deloitte Strategy Experts Steven Goldbach and Geoff Tuff

HAVE YOU EVER MISSED AN OPPORTUNITY IN BUSINESS OR LIFE BECAUSE YOU MISSED READING THE TEA LEAVES? In this episode, The Mentors Radio host Tom Loarie talks with two well-known Deloitte strategy experts Steven Goldbach and Geoff Tuff on how to recognize and seize opportunity in the face of uncertainty. In their work with many companies over the years, Steven and Geoff have developed great insights on missing opportunities in business -- and life -- by acting tentatively in the face of...


How to Win with a One-Page Business Plan

In this episode, The Mentors Host Tom Loarie talks with financial executive Jim Horan on his creation of a One-Page Business Plan. After two decades in senior financial positions with Shaklee Corporation and Bayer Pharmaceuticals, Horan launched The One Page Business Plan Company that has helped literally thousands of businesses achieve sustainable cash flow and profit growth. If you're an entrepreneur, or you're someone who wants to keep it simple, this show is for you! Find Show Notes...


Your Freedom, Your Business – with Guest John Eastman and Host Ric Brutocao

In this episode, host Ric Brutocao talks with sharp, top legal mind and law professor John C. Eastman, a Constitutional lawyer and former college dean who once clerked for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. He is the founding director of Claremont College's Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence. On the show, Ric & John discuss under-the-radar government policies and laws that threaten our businesses and freedoms, the wisdom and benefits of our U.S. Constitution, the forces that...


Follow your Passion: How it’s done, with guest mentor Eric Rhoads and The Mentors Radio Host Tom Loarie

In this episode, host Tom Loarie talks with Broadcast Hall of Famer Eric Rhoads and how he followed his passion to create one of the fastest growing media companies in the U.S... Tom and Eric met in a local, off-hours oil painting class years ago and kept in touch. Rhoads' remarkable journey to launch and grow Streamline Publishing Inc, and his foray from radio into fine art media, is fascinating. More than that, its raw and real... and can be imitated by anyone who has the guts to follow...


Former SeaWorld CEO Joel Manby Shares 7 Tips that will dramatically change your organization for the good

In this episode, Joel Manby, former CEO of SeaWorld, talks with The Mentors Radio Host Tom Loarie about Seven Timeless Principles that can make keep you steady and your business moving forward no matter what. Author of the book LOVE WORKS: Seven Timeless Principles for Effective Leaders, Manby currently runs an organization of the same name which is dedicated to mentoring others in servant leadership and in principles and habits that literally transform corporate and nonprofit cultures and...


Show Notes: Guest Bruce Greyson M.D. with Host Tom Loarie

BRUCE GREYSON, M.D.: BIO: INFORMATION:What is a Near-Death Experience?More research and information on near-death experiences BOOKS:AFTER, A Doctor Explores What Near-Death Experiences Reveal about Life and Beyond, by Bruce Greyson, Ph.D.


A Picture Speaks a Thousand Words: Famed Photographer Michael Collopy talks about his photography and his business

In this episode of The Mentors Radio, host Tom Loarie talks with famed photographer Michael Collopy about his renown portrait photos, his business, and the art of telling someone's story — speaking "a thousand words" — through photography. Collopy tells his experience learning from and working with Ansel Adams, how he grew his business and continually listened and improved, plus how he embraced opportunities and persevered through challenges. For Collopy, it's not mere "technique," instead...


Keiretsu Leader Mary Jo Potter on the Pillars of Start-up Success

In this episode, Host Tom Loarie talks with Guest Mentor Mary Jo Potter, a preeminent leader in strategic corporate guidance. Mary Jo is an entrepreneur, venture investor and a highly regarded board director with a successful career that spans several decades. Having sold a software-as-service company to McGraw Hill, she became active in Angel investing by joining Keiretsu Forum, where she has been a member for 20 years. Mary Jo currently serves as the Founder, CEO and Managing Director of...


Guest Clint Severson Shares His Winning Experience and Strategy on How to Turn Around a Company or Business

In today's episode, Host Tom Loarie talks with guest mentor Clint Severson about the hard-won secrets he learned as he turned around a publicly traded company that was in a death spiral, bleeding cash and failing fast. The former CEO of Abaxia is down-to-earth and inspiring. And thanks to his clear vision, creative thinking and relentless perseverance he parlayed disaster into a $2 billion acquisition down the road. You can use his principles to do the same in your own business! Clint shares...


“LOONSHOTS” Author Safi Bahcall Inspires and Mentors Entrepreneurs on The Mentors Radio, with Host Tom Loarie

In this episode, "LOONSHOTS" author Safi Bahcall—a second-generation physicist, bio-tech entrepreneur, and former public company CEO—absolutely inspires entrepreneurs as he talks with Host Tom Loarie. Safi is known widely beyond the world of biotech as the author of LOONSHOTS, which was the #1 most recommended book of the year in 2019, has been translated into 18 languages, and has since sold more than 250,000 copies…Find out why the subtitle of his book is "“Nurture the CRAZY IDEAS that win...


Integrity is Not Optional: Authenticity is Critical for True Success in Life and Business, with Award-Winning Entrepreneur and Mentor Sabrina Horn

In this episode, Host Tom Loarie, the pioneering CEO of Bryologyx, talks with Award-winning Entrepreneur and Mentor Sabrina Horn. With only $500 in her pocket and five years of work experience, Sabrina founded Horn Group, a public relations firm that for a quarter century, advised thousands of executives and their companies—from the hottest startups to the Fortune 500. She was one of few female CEOs in Silicon Valley in the early 1990s. Sabrina has learned over the course of her career that...


What is THE MENTORS RADIO about? Who are THE MENTORS RADIO Hosts? Find Out!

On today's episode, our three initial Mentors -- Founding Hosts of THE MENTORS RADIO program -- talk about WHY we launched this radio program, their three unique backgrounds and journeys as CEOs, the importance of mentorship in their very successful careers, and why each of them continue to put Ethics and People First in everything they do. You'll also learn some of their biggest challenges and how they endured, their individual recipes for success in ANY endeavor, and why they have mentored...


Big Pharma, Covid Vaccine and Pharma Careers, with Guest Steve Ubl

In this episode, The Mentors Radio host Tom Loarie talks with Steve Ubl, President and CEO of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) discuss COVID, vaccine development and more. PhRMA is an organization representing and working with America’s leading drug companies. Combined, these companies directly employ more than 854,000 Americans and invest more than $90 billion in research and development every year — more than any other industry in America. Ubl peels back the...


Ram Charan talks about Six New Rules to Survive in this Digital Era, with Host Tom Loarie

In today's episode, the world's premiere business consultant and advisor, Ram Charan, talks with The Mentors Radio Host Tom Loarie about his Six New Rules for businesses—large and small—to avoid extinction in today's digital era. Ram is well known as the world’s premier advisor to CEOs, business unit managers, and boards of directors. In addition to other degrees and experience, he holds a doctorate in corporate governance from Harvard Business School. He is a learner par excellence,...


His Grandfather invented the Mercedes engine, how does Ulrich Schmid-Maybach inspire the future generation of innovators?

In this episode, host Tom Loarie talks with guest mentor Ulrich Schmid-Maybach, whose great grandfather, Wilhelm Maybach, designed the first high-speed internal combustion engine in 1883 and the first Mercedes car in 1901. Today the Mercedes Maybach is known to the most elite of car enthusiasts worldwide; the ultra-luxury car starts at $168,600. But this episode is not about luxury. It’s about super-innovation, building bridges from the past to the future, and mentoring others. Ulrich...


Today’s post-Covid Job Market with Talent Acquisition Expert Kristen Sousa: Who holds the cards? What new trends? What can I do?

On today's episode of THE MENTORS RADIO show, Host Tom Loarie talks with talent acquisition expert Kristen Sousa, the co-founder of Talent Squirrels, whose 20-year career includes key roles at Robert Half, Monster, and (the highest-traffic job website in the U.S.). Learn what's hot, and what's not in today's career market. What trends—and what obstacles—are emerging after a year of remote work and shutdowns? Is the world of work still upside down or is it beginning to stabilize or...


Born to Serve, Trained to Lead: How to Transition from Military to Civilian Success, with U.S. Veterans George Randle and Mike Sarraille

Find out why serving in the military is the greatest leadership development training one could hope for. Not easy. But invaluable in terms of self-discipline and leadership, skills that translate well into private sector leadership once you learn how to navigate the transition. In this episode of THE MENTORS RADIO, Host Tom Loarie talks with two military veterans who have helped thousands make that transition from military to civilian work. These guests are George Randle—a U.S. Army veteran...


Mojo: How to get it, How to keep it, and How to get it back if you lost it, with Inc. Magazine’s named #1 Executive Coach, Marshall Goldsmith

On today's episode, Host Tom Loarie talks with world-renowned business educator, pioneer, and Inc. Magazine's named #1 Executive Coach, Marshall Goldsmith, PhD. This is a real treat because listeners get to hear Marshall's own motivation as well as the same advice and coaching that has helped major executives turn around their lives and their businesses to achieve massive success, and to achieve it with a clear sense of purpose and meaning. He can do the same for you on this episode....


How to Quickly Turn-Around Flagging Sales and Momentum, with Jeff Nemeth of Ford Company South Africa

Jeff Nemeth, former CEO of the Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa, talks with Host Tom Loarie about how he led Ford Southern Africa from being the lowest performing operation to the Top. He also shares his career journey, his unique, intrapreneurship style, the risks he has taken, and the innovative strategies he developed to transform Ford Southern Africa. Nemeth's positions with Ford also include past CEO of Ford Lio Ho Motors in Taiwan and executive director of Global Ownership Life...


CEO of Hollywood Film Production Company talks with Host Ric Brutocao on Leadership, Ethics, Offering High Value products

Origin Entertainment CEO and executive film producer Dick Lyles talks with Host Ric Brutocao about lessons he learned from serving in the U.S. Navy, training in leadership development, launching and running his own business and, now, serving as CEO of Origin Entertainment, an award-winning Hollywood film production company. Lyles addresses overcoming challenges, the power of sticking to ethical principles no matter what, and he gives us an insider look at what it's like to run an...