Roots of Leadership: Define Your Greatness. Anthony C. Gruppo
Defying the Odds: An Extraordinary Woman with Extraordinary Goals featuring Crystal Kelly
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...
The Grind to Greatness with Keith Kefgen and David Mansbach
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...
The Child Leader Inside Us.
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...
One on One with HeartShare Human Services Leader Bill Guarinello
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...
Jennifer Walsh – Inspirational Visionary
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...
Mindful Learning with Karen Mayo
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...
From The New York Jets to the New York Skyline featuring Steve Maneri
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...
One on One with Care for the Homeless Leader – George Nashak.
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...
Transformation and Leadership – Interview with Sarah Diane Post
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...
HOW TO BE A FORCE OF ONE
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...
Live in the moment. Win in the moment.
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...
Requiem of a Millennial
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.
Best Practices For Achieving Successful Outcomes In Your Life And Career.
We can all agree that sit-down interviews with CEOs are hard to come by. Anthony Gruppo, CEO of Marsh & McLennan Agency –Northeast, understands that and that’s why Anthony came up with this solution. He will spend today’s podcast interviewing YOU; the listener. Join in and listen with Anthony as he asks you personal reflective questions designed to help you formulate your personal strategic plan. Having a personal strategic plan will allow you to weld your passion to your potential which...
Anthony Gruppo and Chantal Raineri – How to Create Your Destiny
"Today, Anthony is joined by Chantal Raineri, top-selling insurance business woman, on the factors that led to her success. The Italian-born wife and mother of two is living proof that you can have fun at any age in your profession. Chantal's authenticity and tenacity guided her through both the good and bad in her life. She discusses the factors that led to her success while also discussing the biggest challenges that she continually sets before herself. If her life has taught her...
The Roots of Leadership: Define Your Greatness. Anthony C. Gruppo
As a CEO, Anthony C. Gruppo believes that the letters CEO do not stand for a Chief Executive Officer. To him, a CEO is a Coach, Entrepreneur, and Owner. This is someone who coaches themselves and others, thinks like an entrepreneur, and acts like an owner. Those skills proceed naturally from a mindset not limited to corporate leaders, but open to all individuals. It starts with a powerful lesson Anthony learned from his father. The lesson grew into self-motivating principles that became...