April 8, 2014
Denise Brosseau is the founder and CEO of Thought Leadership Lab, where she works with executives and entrepreneurs who want to build visibility, credibility and thought leadership to enhance their professional success. Her clients include leaders from Apple, Genentech and Morgan Stanley as well as startup CEOs, partners in professional service firms and nonprofit executives. Denise is the author of Ready to Be a Thought Leader? published in early 2014 by Wiley/Jossey Bass.
In this podcast, Denise talks about the importance of thought leadership—not just for community leaders and CEOs but for individuals within companies as well. She discussed the 7 steps for becoming a thought leader and why it’s so important to be as discoverable as possible.
March 25, 2014
Over the last 20 years, Pierre Khawand has led several technology ventures, completed successful mergers and acquisitions, and founded People-OnTheGo. His Accomplishing More Leadership Program helps today’s leaders develop the awareness and behaviors needed to focus on results and develop people in the midst of the information overload. He is the author of Time for Leadership, the Accomplishing More With Less workbook, the Results Curve, and the New New Inbox.
In this podcast, Pierre talks about how tomorrow’s leaders will need to do more than just understand how to motivate people. Getting a handle on information overload and considering stress management and wellness are important aspects of the new leadership as well.
March 15, 2014
Wintrip Consulting Group
Scott Wintrip has helped thousands of companies increase revenue, improve profitability, expand market share, boost employee retention, and decrease labor intensity. He has appeared on the Staffing 100 list of the most influential leads in the world for the third consecutive year. His new book, Sales Yoga: A Transformational Practice for Opening Doors and Closing Deals, is receiving global acclaim.
In this podcast, Scott talks about how sales yoga techniques can keep sales people grounded and present, increase mindfulness, and improve the sales process for buyers and sellers.
February 23, 2014
Personal Brand and Style Strategist
For over 25 years, Joseph Rosenfeld, has helped his clients discover their personal brands and design their personal styles. His Silicon Valley clients benefit from a simplified yet sophisticated system of creating a personal brand and style suited to their personalities, goals, coloring, styles, and bodies.
In this podcast, Joseph talks about how the right personal style and fashion can make or break a personal brand, and how the right alignment between personal and corporate brands can create success for both individuals and the organizations they work for.
January 28, 2014
New Business Strategies
Christine Crandell, president of B2B strategy and customer experience firm New Business Strategies, leads client services teams serving customers worldwide. She has keynoted and spoken on building customer-centric organizations, aligning sales and marketing, and customer experience strategy, and blogs for the Huffington Post and Forbes.com.
In this podcast, Christine talks about how managing today’s customer experience is so different in the past and why understanding the journey of key customer participants to decide to purchase a product or service is so critical to an organization’s success.
October 9, 2013
The Talent Maximizer
Roberta Matuson, president of Matuson Consulting, helps leaders in Fortune 500 companies, including Best Buy, New Balance, and The Boston Beer Company, and small to medium-size businesses, achieve dramatic growth and market leadership through the maximization of talent.
In this podcast, Roberta talks about the link between employees and company brands, and why it’s so important to empower managers to keep employees onboard and engaged.
September 12, 2013
President, Effective Database Management
Wes Trochlil, president of Effective Database Management, has worked in and with over a hundred associations, non-profits, and membership organizations throughout the US, Canada and Australia. With nearly 100 articles and hundreds of blog posts, Wes is the most published author on data management in the association market.
In this podcast, Wes talks about the opportunities and challenges for organizations of all types as they try to leverage Big Data, discusses why this is now such a hot topic, and why organizations ignore Big Data at their peril.
August 21, 2013
Terri Griffith, Ph.D.
Chair, Management Dept., Santa Clara University
Prof. Terri Griffith is an expert on the process of making combined technology and organization decisions, and then working these changes into an organization. These ideas are outlined in her recent book, The Plugged-In Manager: Get in Tune with Your People, Technology, and Organization to Thrive.
As we get a tighter grip on understanding the world around us through sensors, big data, and transparency, we have the opportunity and the need to let go of many past business perspectives.
In this podcast, Terri talks about Lead by Letting Go, her new project which offers a clear model for slowly letting go (backed up by decades of research, as well as modern examples) thereby improving business outcomes.