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036 Dr. Diane Hamilton - Cracking the Curiosity Code

Curiosity. When we talk about “Beginner’s Mind” as a key to effective leadership––it means approaching each new day with a sense of wonder and curiosity––that’s how we maintain an attitude of learning and growth. And you want everyone on your team to be full of wonder and curiosity, right? That’s what we’re talking about in this episode with our guest, Dr. Diane Hamilton… Learn more about Dr. Hamilton and The Curiosity Code at DrDianeHamilton.com and CuriosityCode.com


035 Dov Baron - Purpose: One Red Thread

Dov Baron is a longtime friend and one of the world’s most respected authorities on leadership today. His newest book is One Red Thread… It’s about purpose. And that’s what we’re talking about today on Walking the Walk. Learn more about Dov at DovBaron.com and FullMontyLeadership.com


033 Bill Cattley––What can civilian leaders learn from military leaders?

What can civilian leaders learn from military leaders? Is military leadership really about “command and control,” or is there much more to the story–– This and much more with an amazing leader who made this transition––Bill Cattley on this episode of Walking the Walk…


032 Randy Pennington - Leading through uncertainty, change and disruption

Randy Pennington’s resume and credentials are impressive. I consider him one of the best thinkers in leadership today. Simple is usually best, however, and if you want to really know Randy and his work, it’s wrapped up nicely in this simple line from his website: Randy Pennington helps leaders deliver positive results in a world of endless uncertainty and change. And that’s what we’re talking about in this episode of Walking the Walk… Learn more about Randy and how he can help your...


030 Ahmed "Eddie" Ibrahim––Uniting farming and technology!

Leaders are people who see that something needs doing––and they do it. That’s certainly the case with Ahmed, “Eddie” Ibrahim, the founder of Fresh Pro and that’s who we’re talking to in this episode of Walking the Walk… Ahmed Ibrahim started FreshPro to fill a need––to connect farmers in Kenya with markets for fresh produce. An engineer by trade––, Ibrahim saw a need and designed a solution. In the process, he is living our ideals of human-centric leadership in dealing with his customers,...


031 Jared Nichols––Focus on the FUTURE!

Jared Nichols is a futurist. I know that’s not what I thought it was––and it might not be what you’re thinking it is either! Jared Nichols is a futurist, advisor, and faculty member at the University of Tennessee’s Haslam College of Business, in Graduate and Executive Education. He is the founder of The Foresight Academy where he teaches leaders, teams, and individuals, how to think like futurists so they can create the best future possible, for themselves and here’s why I knew we were...


029 Mike Neill––"Member-Centric Culture!"

When you create a culture of excellent customer experience––great things happen. How do you create this culture? Mike Neill, founder of ServiStar Consulting walks that walk––and that’s what we’re talking about on today’s episode… Mike Neill was a highly successful credit union exec when he founded ServiStar. Designed exclusively for credit unions, ServiStar Consulting offers a program that develops a member-centric team of employees that exceed member expectations and grow profitable...


028 Tam Veilleux––Let me draw you a picture!

Tam Veillueux helps you achieve clarity! Don't you have distractions, detractions––things that just muddy up the picture and get in the way of your success? Tam helps you draw a clear picture––literally––of who you are, what's in your way and how to confidently gain momentum. That's what we're talking about today on Walking the Walk… Learn more about Tam and "Let Me Draw You a Picture" at: ChooseBigChange.com


027 Jeet Banerjee––Want success? Why not NOW?

I have to admit––I approached this conversation as a skeptic! Jeet Banerjee started his first business in high school. He's now 25 and has launched several successful businesses––and he has a program where he says he can help you do it too… Let's find out! Learn more about Jeet and watch his TEDx talk at: jeetbanerjee.com


026 Dorcas Muthoni––Young Women in Tech!

Dorcas Muthoni was just 24 years old when she launched OPENWORLD, now one of the leading e-government and business software firms in Eastern Africa. She’s also the founder of AfChix which provides mentoring and training for women in computing in Kenya and across Africa. She has served on the boards of several other global tech companies and is committed to making a positive impact on the lives of African society, government and enterprise though technology. Learn more about Dorcas and...


024 Dr. Jackie Black––Daring to Live Well with Illness…

The most transformational leaders, the most exciting visionaries, the most deeply committed philanthropists and those closest to them are all vulnerable to suddenly being diagnosed with a life-threatening or chronic illness. A diagnosis is a shock. No one is ever prepared. Being smart (IQ), or educated, or successful in your career won’t help very much. How do you survive and even thrive in your relationships and career when you or someone close to you is facing this challenge? Well you...


023 Jeff Dalton––Being "Agile!"

The martial arts philosophy that had the most impact on my life––and continues to––is this: “Perfection is not a destination––it’s a never-ending process.” Jeff Dalton embodies this philosophy and his innovations in agile processes seem to me to be one of the most powerful expressions of this ideology. Jeff is the President and Certified Lead Appraiser at Broadsword solutiona, and the author of “agileCMMI,” Broadsword’s leading methodology for incremental and iterative performance...


022 Jen Fullmer––Boots2Roots!

There’s a lot of talk about helping veterans these days. Today we’ll meet someone who is walking the walk in that area––an amazing community leader, Jen Fullmer, the executive director of Boots 2 Roots on this episode of Walking the Walk… Jen Fullmer is the Executive Director of Boots 2 Roots, a non-profit initiative connecting our veterans with meaningful civilian employment. Jen knows the challenges of the military/civilian transition first hand. She served 24 years in the Air Force,...


021 Judy Hoberman––Walking on the Glass Floor

Empowering women in business is certainly a hot topic today. Judy Hoberman does much more than talk about it. She’s Walking on the Glass Floor––and that’s what she’s talking about on this episode of Walking the Walk… Judy Hoberman is an internationally renowned speaker and author of Selling in a Skirt. Her new book is Walking on the Glass Floor––7 Essential Qualities of Women Who Lead. Judy talks about these qualities and you can walk on that glass floor too! Learn more about Judy and her...


020 Larry Winget––What's Wrong with Damn Near Everything!

What's Wrong with Damn Near Everything!​ That's the title of his latest book and that's exactly what we're going to find out on this episode with New York Times bestselling author Larry Winget!​ Learn more about Larry Winget at LarryWinget.com!


019 Melissa Smith––Focus on People CAN be Profitable!

Can you really be a human focused company these days and still produce significant gains on the bottom line? Melissa Smith of WEX seems to think so… Melissa started her career at WEX Incorporated in 1997 as a senior financial analyst. Twenty years later, she’d the CEO. She was the Mainebiz 2012 Woman to Watch. This year she was inducted into the Junior Achievement Hall of Fame and was named Mainebiz Business Leader of the Year. Melissa is also very active in non-profit work and is the...


018 Darshan Chandaria––"Success is NOT a destination!"

“Success is not a destination…" Darshan Chandaria is one of the most dynamic, innovative and influential business leaders in the world today––and he’s just getting started! The philosophy he lives by: “Success is not a destination but a continuous journey.” We’ll explore that philosophy and much more today with Darshan Chandaria on Walking the Walk… Learn more about Darshan on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/darshan-chandaria-7143a57/


016 Nana Wanjau––Power Woman International

In the ongoing debate over barriers to women in business and leadership, there are some remarkable leaders who simply take action to empower women no matter what the obstacles. Nana Wanjau is one such leader! Already an established business leader, Nana Wanjau took a break from corporate life to establish a family. She then launched a successful real estate firm in Kenya, led the Rotary Club in Nairobi and established several initiatives to serve women across Africa and the world including...


017 William R. Patterson––Building Wealth

William R. Patterson is CEO of The Baron Solution Group, a Top 100 Minority Business Enterprise. He is also a Senior Field Chairman with First Financial Security, Inc. William was named a Top 20 Business Icon by Exceptional People Magazine. he's a four-time award-winning lecturer and international best-selling author who uses his trademark approach, The Baron Solution™, to coach, train and motivate nonprofit leaders, small business owners, executives, sales professionals and investors....


014 Catherine Schoenenberger––Women in Construction

There is no “glass ceiling” for Catherine Schoenenberger. The president of Stay Safe Traffic Products, one of America’s leading providers of traffic control and safety equipment, Catherine is now the national president of NAWIC… The National Association of Women in Construction. What does the future hold for women leaders in American construction? Join us on this episode of Walking the Walk and find out!​ Learn more about Catherine Schoenenberger at StaySafeTraffic.com! And learn more...