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Jennifer Davis and Elizabeth McCourt – Define Your Success

1/14/2019
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What fulfills you? What are you passionate about? What is success to you? These are examples of what executive leadership coaches Jennifer Davis and Elizabeth McCourt help their clients to define. This episode of the Roots of Leadership is jam packed with leadership secrets and advice from Anthony’s two guests: Jennifer, the founder and CEO of Jennifer Davis Coaching, and Elizabeth, the founder and CEO of the McCourt Leadership Group. These two successful women have a laundry list of...

Duration:00:40:37

Leaders Have Huge Shadows – Paul Marden

12/19/2018
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Two industry leaders go one on one to discuss leadership, company culture and the changes in healthcare. Anthony and Paul Marden, the CEO of UnitedHealthcare, New Jersey, give insight for young leaders and entrepreneurs that are imperative for success. In his first question to Paul, Anthony inquiries about Paul’s earliest leadership memories. Paul recalls his early years in sports and how it took the group to come together to lock in on one goal. He remembers how being named captain meant...

Duration:00:33:39

A Man with a Fearless Love of Risks

12/3/2018
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Legacy. That is what Diversant CEO and founder Gene Waddy has on his mind every day. Gene has lead Diversant into becoming the largest African-American owned IT staffing and solutions firm in the US. From the inspiration of his father, to the motivation of his wife and children, Gene Waddy knows and continues to strive for excellence. Throughout the podcast with Anthony, Gene continuously references his family and community, the two areas in which his legacy are of the upmost importance to...

Duration:00:33:02

David Dean – Lifelong Servant Leader

11/19/2018
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Did we help someone today? Is what we do ever enough? Imagine running a corporate culture where answers to these questions determine success. Normally, success is measured on sales revenue, net profit margin, cost of customer acquisition and more. Of course, these metrics matter to the leadership team at Easterseals New Jersey. But for David Dean, he strives to make a difference. While Dean’s Easterseals journey began 11 years ago, his desire to help others started much earlier. When he...

Duration:00:22:30

The Youngest Female Franchisor Knows No End with Hakika Dubose-Wise

11/5/2018
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We are joined with HaKika Dubose-Wise, the nation’s youngest female franchisor, HaKika, aka Kika, is the founder and CEO of Kika Stretch Studio’s. Her business began with a $500 tax return and a never before seen stretching routine creating flexibility while simultaneously reducing tension and increasing circulation. Today, Kika Stretch Studio’s has expanded to 4 locations between New Jersey and New York. She has been recognized in NJBIZ, The New York Times, US News, and more! Conditions...

Duration:00:36:03

Innovative Disrupter – Barry Beck

10/22/2018
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Serial entrepreneur, Barry Beck, sits down with Anthony to discuss his successes and strategies as a leader and innovator. Barry, the Co-Founder and COO of Bluemercury Inc., started his first business at a young age shoveling snow in his Philadelphia neighborhood. He has an innate entrepreneurial spirit that was cultivated when his father told him that “he could be anything as long as he owns it”. Before starting Bluemercury with his wife Marla, he had three successful previous business...

Duration:00:43:14

The Power of Persistence

10/8/2018
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When he was first starting out in his career, Chris Sugden was given a piece of advice that has stuck with him. He was told to “go find work, don’t wait for work to come to you”. This advice complimented with his dad’s instructions from his youth football days to “hit or be hit” has led Chris to live and work with the consciousness that opportunities do not just show up. Now a partner and the Chair of the Investment Committee of Edison Partners, Chris seeks out opportunities to grow new...

Duration:00:32:34

When Vision intersects with Mission with Dennis Johnson

9/24/2018
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Dennis Johnson, Executive Vice President of Government Affairs at the Children's Health Fund, joined us on the latest episode of the Roots of Leadership. The Children’s Health Fund started in 1987 and has grown to support and serve the needs of over 4 million children. Mr. Johnson sat down with host Anthony C. Gruppo and reflected on his fascination with politics and the healthcare system, the type of skills needed for his position at the Children’s Health Fund, the amazing inspiration from...

Duration:00:35:15

Defying the Odds: An Extraordinary Woman with Extraordinary Goals featuring Crystal Kelly

9/10/2018
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We are joined with Crystal Kelly, a shining example of someone who believes that anything is possible as long as you have a strong focus, drive, and dedication. Crystal is a motivational speaker, Amazon best-selling author, and a community organizer who started a foundation, Power of your Purse. The story behind all of these achievements showcase Crystal’s passion for personal and professional growth. Her drive and dedication can be traced far back to her childhood. Conditions were not...

Duration:00:36:55

The Grind to Greatness with Keith Kefgen and David Mansbach

8/27/2018
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The Greek word ethos means the character that best describes a person(s) values. When listening to today’s episode, we understand the ethos/values that made AETHOS leaders, Keith Kefgen and David Mansbach, hospitality titans. Combined, they have more than 50 years’ experience in the hospitality space, published a book, and have lectured aspiring professionals. Keith, Dave, and Anthony discuss the essence of great leaders, learning from obstacles, and along the way we pick up three pieces of...

Duration:00:24:34

The Child Leader Inside Us.

8/13/2018
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As Jim Henson once said, “the most sophisticated people I know — inside they are all children” How can we tap back into those childlike lessons of leadership? The ones that come so intuitively to us as kids, but that we lose sight of as we enter adulthood? On today’s podcast, we look back and explore those facets of leadership with our co-host and guest Ainsley, granddaughter of Anthony C. Gruppo. Ainsley Jane is a kind, curious, and comical 10-year old. Through her love of Frozen and...

Duration:00:14:44

One on One with HeartShare Human Services Leader Bill Guarinello

7/30/2018
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One simple question was all it took to remind Bill Guarinello what keeps him going. Some 45 years ago, after his army career concluded, all he carried was a psychology degree. His parents worried. So Bill’s strong-willed Italian born mother intervened. She waved down their next door neighbor, who was the head of what is now HeartShare Human Services, and secured a job at the nonprofit for her son. Guarinello still runs the company today through a distinctive leadership style, urging...

Duration:00:27:26

Jennifer Walsh – Inspirational Visionary

7/16/2018
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How would you classify someone who started their first business before their 30th birthday, sold it, and can say that business is now part of Amazon’s collection? We’ve run out of adjectives to describe Jennifer Walsh. Oh, and did we mention that Walsh also writes, advises on beauty, and appears on television regularly? Like most of us, her life’s journey was not planned. She experienced many setbacks, some more personal than others. But through it all, she embraced change and picked up many...

Duration:00:29:00

Mindful Learning with Karen Mayo

7/2/2018
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Author, entrepreneur, speaker, and executive health coach Karen Mayo has a passion for improving the physical and mental health of everyone she meets. Today, she joins her Roots of Leadership co-author Anthony C. Gruppo to discuss how healthy and mindful eating every day can turn things around. She founded a private health coaching practice specializing in effective diet, and lifestyle changes. Her goal is to increase your confidence in all aspects of life in addition to leading corporate...

Duration:00:15:19

From The New York Jets to the New York Skyline featuring Steve Maneri

6/18/2018
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Listening to Steve Maneri’s podcast, you would think this is Monday Night Football. After all, where else would you expect to hear a former NFL tight end explaining how he mentally prepares to win a game? As it turns out, Maneri fits perfectly as a guest on The Roots of Leadership. Whether he is strapping on a football helmet at the stadium or adjusting his Windsor Knot tie in front of a mirror, Maneri knows that success comes from following a disciplined playbook. Anthony takes a special...

Duration:00:21:17

One on One with Care for the Homeless Leader – George Nashak.

6/4/2018
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George Nashak is the Executive Director for Care for the Homeless (CFH), a New York –based health care and social services organization. Care for the Homeless provides quality healthcare to the most disadvantaged members of society. Building on a background in social services and mental health that stretches over 30 years, George’s mission is to eradicate homelessness. In his words, “we begin from the place we want to end up.” The stories he shares reveal the passion that has made him a...

Duration:00:23:09

Transformation and Leadership – Interview with Sarah Diane Post

5/16/2018
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What makes Sarah’s story so powerful is how this mother of five, who weighed 200 pounds at the time her fifth child was born, transformed her physical and mental state into a fitness professional. She knew that simply wanting to change would not be enough. It would be hard, demanding a great deal of time. She also needed to surround herself with people who supported her mission. Now her newest venture is a project with MMA to promote a new wellness and nutrition model, The Keen Model of...

Duration:00:15:39

HOW TO BE A FORCE OF ONE

4/30/2018
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Today’s podcast is about one thing - challenging yourself to succeed through new ideas. To my listeners, your goal after listening is establishing your own personal board of directors. This is a great leadership strategy and one that has benefitted me personally. This group is completely different than a professional board. A personal board of director’s mission is helping you achieve successful personal outcomes. We explore the many reasons you should form your personal board as well as the...

Duration:00:10:44

Live in the moment. Win in the moment.

4/16/2018
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Anthony is joined with Dawn Damatta, former global sports entertainer turned healthcare professional to discuss a variety of leadership topics. As someone who overcame personal and professional barriers, Dawn’s new mindset of embracing change fuels her ambitious spirit. She shares leadership techniques on how to face new challenges. Dawn contributed to host Anthony Gruppo’s latest book, The Roots of Leadership, and her quotes and insights reflect a desire to create greatness. Dawn believes...

Duration:00:22:18

Requiem of a Millennial

4/3/2018
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The Requiem of a Millennial Podcast with Anthony C. Gruppo and Zara Lone explores how generational diversity is the foundation for integrated greatness. Listen as they openly discuss the danger of attaching labels, fear of change while offering solutions to working together regardless of age. This Podcast celebrates the talent of humanity while recognizing the differences which make us better together.