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Special Series: “Ignite Momentum for a Game-Changing 2019” [Episode 1 of 7]

10/10/2018
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How can you leverage the power of constraints? Listen on-the-go to Episode 1 of 7, an encore of our conversation with Whitney Johnson, who is recognized as one of the 50 leading business thinkers in the world (Thinkers50). She an expert on disruptive innovation and personal disruption, and is the author multiple critically acclaimed books, including Disrupt Yourself: Putting theRead More

Duration:00:30:03

Hiring the Right Executive Search Firm For Your Company [Episode 148]

9/26/2018
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What goes on behind the curtain of an award-winning executive search firm? Find out by downloading and listening- on-the-go to Episode 148. We speak with returning guest Jane S. Howze, Managing Director and Founder of The Alexander Group. Forbes ranks them among the top 30 executive search firms in America. Jane has more than 30 yearsRead More

Duration:00:30:37

Create New Opportunities Through Your Hidden Network [Episode 147]

9/12/2018
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How can serving your existing network of connections lead to new opportunities? Find out by listening on-the-go to Episode 147. Scott and I revisit our conversation with returning guest and best-selling author David Burkus. His newest book, Friend of a Friend, offers readers a new perspective on how to grow their networks and build key connections —Read More

Duration:00:34:05

What It Takes To Create The Best Place To Work [Episode 146]

8/29/2018
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Find out about the research behind achieving workplace excellence In recognition of Labor Day in the U.S., download and listen on-the-go to Episode 146. We revisit our conversation with Ron Friedman, Ph.D., author of the best-selling book The Best Place to Work: The Art and Science of Creating an Extraordinary Workplace. He is a frequent contributor toRead More

Duration:00:41:14

What is the Future of Trust in the Digital Age? [Episode 145]

8/15/2018
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What ethical issues do we all need to revisit as digital technology evolves? Download and listen-on-the-go to Episode 145. Scott and I have a thought-provoking conversation about ethics with returning guest and futurist Jim Blasingame, based upon his newest award-winning book, The 3rd Ingredient: The Journey of Analog Ethics into the World of Digital Fear and Greed.Read More

Duration:00:31:56

How Business Leaders Can Bridge the Growing Divide Between “Us” and “Them” [Episode 144]

8/1/2018
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Increase belonging across your business even as tribalism polarizes society Download and listen- on-the-go to Episode 144. Scott and I speak with Howard Ross, a lifelong social justice advocate and the founding partner of Cook Ross Inc. Howard is considered one of the world’s seminal thought leaders on identifying and addressing unconscious bias. He has delivered programs inRead More

Duration:00:40:31

How To Create Clarity in the Midst of Uncertainty [Episode 143]

7/18/2018
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Find out how to increase clarity despite ambiguity Download and listen- on-the-go to Episode 143. Scott and I speak with Ann Latham, Founder and President of Uncommon Clarity®, Inc. She is considered an expert in strategic clarity and the productivity, performance, and commitment that follow. Her newest book is The Clarity Papers – The Executive’s Guide to Clear ThinkingRead More

Duration:00:30:54

CEO Lessons From a 2017 Malcolm Baldrige Award Winner [Episode 142]

6/20/2018
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What does it mean to earn the U.S. Department of Commerce award for quality and excellence? Download and listen- on-the-go to Episode 142. Scott and I speak with Celeste Ford, Founder and CEO of Stellar Solutions. The company is a global provider of systems engineering expertise, and a recognized leader in government and commercial aerospace programs thatRead More

Duration:00:32:44

How to Open Up To Others During Hard Times [Episode 141]

6/6/2018
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What is the key for leaders to share with others in the workplace – without oversharing? Find out by listening on-the-go to Episode 141. Scott and I speak with returning guest Judith E. Glaser about how to communicate in the workplace when we’re facing illness, difficult family situations, and other hardships. Judith is the award-winning authorRead More

Duration:00:31:59

How Virtual Offices Are Transforming the 21st Century Workplace [Episode 140]

5/23/2018
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Could the virtual office movement be a game-changer for your company? Find out by listening on-the-go to Episode 140. Our guest is Frank Cottle, CEO of Alliance Virtual Offices and Chairman of the Alliance Business Centers Network. He is a recognized expert on flexible working, the virtual office movement and “third place” working. Prior toRead More

Duration:00:28:32

Friend of a Friend: How Hidden Networks Can Transform your Life [Episode 139]

5/9/2018
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How can serving your existing network of connections lead to new opportunities? Find out by listening on-the-go to Episode 139. Scott and I speak with returning guest and best-selling author David Burkus. His newest book, Friend of a Friend, offers readers a new perspective on how to grow their networks and build key connections — one basedRead More

Duration:00:33:38

An Award Winning CEO Keynotes “Everyone Deserves a Fairy Tale” [Episode 138]

4/25/2018
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How can fairy tales help bring our big dreams to life? Find out by downloading and listen-on-the-go to Episode 138, We speak with returning guest Simon Nynens, Chairman & CEO of Wayside Technology Group. His company provides clients with easy access to superior IT products and redefines how people interact with technology. Simon also keynotes onRead More

Duration:00:31:59

What It Takes To Earn A Reputation As A Game Changer [Episode 137]

4/9/2018
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How did a visionary CEO lead his company to redefine what was possible in their industry? Find out by listening on-the-go to Episode 137. Our guest is Ari Raivetz, CEO of Organica Water Inc., an award-winning global provider of game-changing biological wastewater treatment solutions that are cost-effective, environmentally friendly – and designed as beautiful gardens!Read More

Duration:00:36:13

What Big Mergers Can Tell Us About New Opportunities in 2018 [Episode 136]

3/28/2018
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How can big M&A deals inspire other game-changing strategies? Download and listen- on-the-go to Episode 136. Scott and I welcome back Dr. Ben Gomes-Casseres, author of the book Remix Strategy: The Three Laws of Business Combinations (Harvard Business Review Press). Ben has been studying, teaching, and consulting on the strategy of business combinations for thirty years. He is a ProfessorRead More

Duration:00:33:05

How Tough Conversations Can Shape Real Change [Episode 135]

3/14/2018
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How can confronting an “elephant in the room” lead to significant progress? Listen on the go as Scott and I discuss the good that can happen from bringing into the open a tough issue that everyone knows is there but nobody wants to talk about. As an example, we use the story of how ChrisRead More

Duration:00:29:16

How A Modern CTO Can Boost Your Company’s Success [Episode 134]

2/28/2018
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What does it take for the CTO to become a real strategic asset to the C-suite? Find out by listening on-the-go to Episode 134. Our guest is Joel Beasley, founder of the App Development Firm Logic17. He is an MIT-educated Chief Technologist with clients from Startups up to billion dollar companies. Joel has developed aRead More

Duration:00:40:27

Why Successful Leaders Should Reinvent Themselves [Episode 133]

2/14/2018
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What is the reason to start reinventing yourself when you’re successful? Find out by listening on-the-go to Episode 133. We speak with Dorie Clark, Principal of Clark Strategic Communications, and an adjunct professor at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. She’s the author of Entrepreneurial You, Reinventing You, and Stand Out, which was named theRead More

Duration:00:38:08

Why You Need to Slow Down to Speed Up [Episode 132]

1/31/2018
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How can slowing down to be more strategic actually help you speed up success? Find out by listening on-the-go to Episode 132. We speak with Liz Bywater, Founder and President of Bywater Consulting Group, and the author of Slow Down To Speed Up: Lead, Succeed, and Thrive in a 24/7 World. Liz helps C-suite leadersRead More

Duration:00:35:07

What Every CEO Needs to Know in a Tight Labor Market [Episode 131]

1/17/2018
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How can you lead your company to become the employer of choice for top talent? Find out by listening on-the-go to Episode 131. We speak with returning guest Judith E. Glaser, CEO of Benchmark Communications, Inc., Chairman and Co-Founder of the CreatingWe® Institute, and the world’s leading authority on Conversational Intelligence®. Judith is the award-winning authorRead More

Duration:00:38:50

What’s At the Heart of Igniting Game-Changing Results? [Episode 130]

1/3/2018
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How can you lead your company to increase trust in 2018? Find out by listening- on-the-go to Episode 130. Scott and I discuss a few of the major changes in the business environment over the past year, and their potential impacts in the New Year. In this episode, you’ll gain perspectives on: The significance of theRead More

Duration:00:29:02