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William & Mary's rich history of educating leaders continues at the Center for Corporate Education (CCE) as we prepare today's leaders to tackle tough business challenges. Whether you are an established executive or an emerging professional, the CCE is committed to providing you with quality education that offers fresh ideas and new professional skills to give you and your organization a competitive advantage.

William & Mary's rich history of educating leaders continues at the Center for Corporate Education (CCE) as we prepare today's leaders to tackle tough business challenges. Whether you are an established executive or an emerging professional, the CCE is committed to providing you with quality education that offers fresh ideas and new professional skills to give you and your organization a competitive advantage.
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William & Mary's rich history of educating leaders continues at the Center for Corporate Education (CCE) as we prepare today's leaders to tackle tough business challenges. Whether you are an established executive or an emerging professional, the CCE is committed to providing you with quality education that offers fresh ideas and new professional skills to give you and your organization a competitive advantage.

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99 Joanna Stern - In the Elevator With

12/11/2017
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The elevator. Certainly not one of the great venues for communication. When most of us are in an elevator, we usually look up, look down, or look at our phones. Having a conversation in an elevator is rare and often uncomfortable. In October, the Wall Street Journal changed that when it launched an online video series that has quickly become popular with viewers and leaders. It’s called “In The Elevator With.” Each episode features a short conversation - around two minutes in length - that...

Duration: 00:17:32


98 Marcelo Barros - Coming to America

12/4/2017
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Some young professionals living outside the United States today see the American M.B.A. - the Masters Degree in Business Administration - as a pathway to a job, and life, in the U.S. Many of those international students enroll in full-time M.B.A. programs where they quit their jobs, leave home, and study full time on campus for two years. International students are important to U.S. business schools. Among other things they bring diversity, a global viewpoint, and tuition dollars to the...

Duration: 00:17:25


97 Kelly Crace - Human Flourishing

11/27/2017
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When it comes to your life and your career, how are you doing? Would you say you are flourishing? Most people don’t use that term to describe their life, career, and mindset. In fact, most of us are chronic evaluators. We spend much of our time judging ourselves, and when we do that, it becomes difficult to flourish. Our guest today helps professionals and students get to a deeper place - to a consistent level of productivity, fulfillment, and resilience. A place of human flourishing. Dr....

Duration: 00:32:35


96 Dianne Greene - Millennials at Work

11/20/2017
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Millennials, the generation whose members are between the ages of 16 and 38, make up the largest percentage of the population. By 2020, researchers say almost half of all US workers will be Millennials. And while there’s no doubt Millennials are here and their impact continues to grow, many organizations and companies struggle to attract and retain members of the generation. One organization that has it figured out is ADP, the Fortune 500 company that offers human capital management...

Duration: 00:21:10


95 Ryan Malone - The Remote Workforce

11/7/2017
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Over the past few years, organizations have wrestled with the concept of remote employment - having employees who work from home. Much has been written about the effectiveness of the remote worker, and how to lead a remote - or virtual - team. A recent Gallup study revealed that more Americans are working remotely, yet not all industries and organizations have embraced the concept. As many companies struggle to find the sweet spot, one organization has gone all in with a 100% remote...

Duration: 00:18:58


94 Bill Crawford - The CEO

9/28/2017
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What makes an effective CEO effective? For Bill Crawford, CEO of United Bank, it means realizing you don’t have to know the answer. Instead, you need to know where to find it. Crawford credits much of his success to the talented people with whom he surrounds himself. He’s quick to say he’s far from the smartest person in the room. Thanks to his leadership and round-table culture, where everyone’s encouraged to participate, United Bank has gone from $1.7 billion to $7 billion in assets. As...

Duration: 00:18:44


90 Margaret Liptay & Terry Shannon - Working with a Leadership Coach

9/21/2017
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It’s difficult to reach your goals by yourself. We all need help along the way. The best quarterbacks in football work with quarterback coaches. The best actors have acting coaches. And in business, the best leaders have leadership coaches. At some point in your career, you may decide to work with a leadership coach. It might be your idea, or your employer may make the suggestion. Either way, finding a leadership coach and creating a one-on-one collaborative relationship with the coach can...

Duration: 00:34:25


92 Jon Doyle - Remembering September 11

9/13/2017
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Sixteen years ago this week, terrorists attacked the United States. Four airliners were hijacked - two of the planes crashed into the north and south towers of the World Trade Center in New York City. Almost three thousand people were killed, six thousand injured. In 2001, Jon Doyle worked at the investment banking firm Sandler O’Neill, whose offices were located on the 104th floor of Tower 2. Sixty-six of Sandler O’Neill’s 171 employees died as a result of the attacks. But the people in...

Duration: 00:18:39


91 Summer Reads

7/24/2017
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Summer is flying by, but there is still time to get to the beach, escape to the mountains, or take a road trip. Whatever you plan to do in the remaining weeks of the summer of 2017, you might want to take a book along to listen to or read during your travels. This week on the podcast, we asked some of the faculty and staff here at Willian & Mary’s Raymond a. Mason School of Business what books they recommend to professionals. Learn how the William and Mary Center for Corporate Education...

Duration: 00:13:55


89 Mike Petters - Leading the Large Organization

7/10/2017
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This week we wrap up our Summer Look Back series where we’ve been replaying our four most popular episodes from the past twelve months. Today’s episode was originally posted in November and features a conversation with Mike Petters, CEO of Huntington Ingalls, America’s largest military shipbuilding company. For more than a century, the organization has built more ships in more classes than any other US Naval shipbuilder. Huntington Ingalls is headquartered in Newport News, Virgina. Petters...

Duration: 00:16:45


88 Robert Gates - A Passion for Leadership

7/3/2017
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This week we continue with part three of our four-part Summer Look Back Series, where we replay one of our more popular episodes from the past twelve months. Today’s episode was originally posted in February featuring a conversation with Robert Gates, author of “A Passion for Leadership: Lessons on Change and Reform from 50 Years of Public Service.” In the book, Gates shares his experiences from his many leadership roles, including: Director of the CIA, President of Texas A&M, and U.S....

Duration: 00:18:25


87 Robbie Bach - Xbox Revisited

6/26/2017
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This week in installment number two in our Summer Look Back Series, we share an episode that was originally posted in March with Robbie Bach. A 22-year Microsoft employee, Bach became Chief Xbox officer in 1999, leading the team that forever changed the gaming industry. He retired from Microsoft in 2010 and later wrote his book “Xbox Revisited.” He joined us to discuss his experience with Xbox, the lessons learned there, and his strategic framework that organizations and individuals can...

Duration: 00:22:54


86 Jennifer DiMotta - Creating the Customer Experience

6/19/2017
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This week we start our Summer Look Back Series with an episode that was originally posted last fall with Jennifer DiMotta, who talked with us about the changing landscape of retail, and the way retailers are working to connect with their customers in a variety of ways. DiMotta is Vice President, Digital and Omni Channel for Blue Mercury, a leading luxury beauty retailer. She talked about creating the customer experience. Please enjoy our conversation from last November with Jennifer...

Duration: 00:18:42


85 Margaret Liptay - Managing Up, Redefined - Part 2

5/29/2017
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Last week we shared the first half of our conversation with leadership coach Margaret Liptay on “managing up.” Liptay explained how your relationship with your boss can be more meaningful than the usual supervisor/subordinate relationship. She said when you position the boss as the organizational “parent” you place unnecessary limits on the partnership. This week in the second half of our discussion, Liptay explains how you can reframe the relationship so it becomes more complementary,...

Duration: 00:16:13


84 Margaret Liptay - Managing Up, Redefined - Part 1

5/22/2017
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One of the top priorities for many professionals is cultivating a positive relationship with the boss or direct supervisor. Doing so it often referred to as managing up or communicating up. Managing up often entails learning about the boss’s habits such as which channel he prefers for communication, or when she prefers to hold weekly meetings. Our guest on the podcast today has a different take on managing up. Rather than seeing the relationship as a supervisor-subordinate dynamic,...

Duration: 00:20:36


83 Dave Heenan - Hidden Heroes

5/15/2017
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Two weeks ago we spoke with Dave Heenan, a successful leader, executive, educator, and author, about this book “Leaving On Top: Graceful Exits For Leaders.” We asked him back to talk about another book he wrote, “Hidden Heroes: Finding Success in the Shadows.” In the book, Heenan writes about the way society tends to focus on celebrities. But when examining how the real work gets accomplished, Heenan found one group of professionals - the “exceptional subordinates” - who he calls “hidden...

Duration: 00:18:14


82 Skye Moret - Data Visualization

5/8/2017
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One of the hottest topics in business today is finding effective ways to connect with others by sharing compelling stories. Whether it’s building the brand, closing the sale, or presenting to the board, many professionals and organizations are spending time and effort improving their storytelling abilities. Often, stories in business include data, and that presents a hurdle for many: How to present complex data in a way that helps the audience easily understand. That’s where data...

Duration: 00:22:07


81 Dave Heenan - Leaving on Top

5/1/2017
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We’ve all seen it: The CEO, the leader, the athlete, who continue in the role despite the fact their best days are clearly behind them. Clinging to a role in which you’re no longer effective can tarnish an otherwise outstanding career and reputation. For many professionals, knowing when to leave or move on can be extremely difficult. Dave Heenan is a career executive, educator, and author of the book “Leaving On Top: Graceful Exits For Leaders,” where he examines many ways leaders approach...

Duration: 00:19:34


80 Dane Brooksher - Retiring Successfully

4/25/2017
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Retirement. We all look forward to it and spend our entire career saving for it. How do we make it an enjoyable and meaningful transition once it happens? How can we use and re-purpose the talents that made us successful in our prior careers throughout volunteer efforts on boards and service organizations while still enjoying our retirement years? Today’s guest has done just that. After a successful career spanning nearly 45 years, Dane Brooksher has established himself as an innovative...

Duration: 00:15:25


79 Olympia Trumbower - The Nonprofit World

4/18/2017
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Non-profit organizations play a significant role in the lives of Americans. In fact, 1 in 4 US citizens volunteered with a non-profit in 2014. One of the best-known and most successful non-profits is the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, helping all people in the US and developing countries lead healthy, productive lives. Olympia Trumbower is Program Manager in the Global Policy and Advocacy Division at the Gates Foundation, and joins us today to discuss the Foundation, and what it’s like...

Duration: 00:21:48

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