September 29, 2015
Primetime TV and Radio Host, Bestselling Author
Jeffrey Hayzlett is the primetime television host of C-Suite with Jeffrey Hayzlett and Executive Perspectives on C-Suite TV. He is a global business celebrity, speaker, best-selling author, and Chairman of C-Suite Network, home of the world’s most powerful network of C-Suite leaders.
Hayzlett is a well-traveled public speaker, the author of two bestselling business books, The Mirror Test and Running the Gauntlet. His third book, Think Big, Act Bigger, released in September 2015.
In this podcast, Jeff talks about why it’s so important to challenge our self-imposed limits and why being relentless is critical for business leaders. He discusses the importance of setting conditions of satisfaction upfront, creating the right company cadence, and why successful executives need to kill a few squirrels.
September 19, 2015
Peak Performance Group
Mark Rodgers helps professionals hear yes faster, dramatically accelerating sales, marketing and management efforts to achieve astonishing results. His clients include Fortune 500 companies, state associations, small businesses and not-for-profit agencies. He is the author of Accelerate the Sales: Kick-Start Your Personal Selling Style to Close More Sales Faster and Persuasion Equation: The Subtle Science of Getting Your Way.
In this podcast, Mark talks about how the art of persuasion has changed over the last ten years and why persuasion is so important to marketers. He discusses the three most important aspects of persuasion, as well as how to avoid the persuasion paradox.
August 4, 2015
Author, How to Be a Power Connector: The 5-50-150 Rule
Judy Robinett, is a business thought leader who has been profiled in The Street, Huffington Post, Forbes, The Washington Post, and Bloomberg Businessweek as an example of the new breed of “super connectors” who use their experience and networks to accelerate growth and enhance profitability. She has served as CEO of both public and private companies and in management positions at Fortune 500 companies, as well as on the advisory boards of several venture capital firms.
In this podcast, Judy talks about the Power Connector mindset and how we can all use the 5-50-100 concept to be much more effective networkers. She discusses the most common mistakes people make while networking, and the three characteristics that differentiate the people with whom she loves to network.
July 21, 2015
Founder & CEO, Altimeter Group
Charlene Li, founder and CEO of Altimeter Group, is the author of five books, including the New York Times bestseller, Open Leadership, and the co-author of the critically acclimated book, Groundswell. Her new book is The Engaged Leader: A strategy for Your Digital Transformation. She is a sought after speaker and advisor to many Fortune 500 companies.
In this podcast, Charlene talks about engaged leadership and how companies with engaged leaders are more effectively accomplishing their goals through new technology. She discusses how listening, sharing and engaging for just a few minutes per day can build relationships and transform organizations.
June 16, 2015
Acclaimed communication strategist Lee Caraher started DoubleForte as a new kind of communications firm designed to work with good people, doing good work for good companies by providing the best results and service in the business. She serves on the boards of KQED Public Media and Santa Francisco’s Grace Cathedral in key leadership positions, and she is a member of Entrepreneurs Only (EO). She is the author of Millennials & Management: The Essential Guide to Making it Work at Work.
In this podcast, Lee debunks some of the biggest myths Baby Boomers have about Millennials in the workplace, as well as the strengths they bring to the working environment. She discusses why it’s so important for businesses to effectively engage Millennials in their organizations and what Boomers have to do to stay in the game with the new generation.
June 3, 2015
Robbie Kellman Baxter
Founder, Peninsula Strategies LLC
Robbie Kellman Baxter founder of strategy consulting firm, Peninsula Strategy, is the author of the Amazon Hot New Release, The Membership Economy: Find Your Superusers, Master the Forever Transaction and Build Recurring Revenue. She has worked with clients in more than 20 industries, and has served as a New York City Urban Fellow, a consultant at Booz Allen & Hamilton and a Silicon Valley product marketer.
In this podcast, Robbie discusses how today’s technology enables businesses of all types to move towards a membership model that focuses on access vs. ownership and relationship instead of transactions. She also talks about how the membership economy changes the acquisition funnel and why this new business model is relevant for all organizations, including B2B companies.
May 19, 2015
Founder, Edinger Consulting Group
Scott Edinger is recognized as an expert in helping organizations achieve top and bottom line growth. He has worked with leaders in nearly every industry sector, helping the formulate and implement growth strategies, increase revenue and profit, develop leadership capacity, drive employee engagement, and attract and retain talent. He is the co-author of The Hidden Leader and The Inspiring Leader, as well as a contributing author to the American Society for Training and Development Leadership Handbook.
In this podcast, Scott discusses the hidden leaders that are often not given credit within an organization. He also talks about the 4 characteristics of leadership behavior that all employees can exhibit and why it’s so important that employees understand what it means to really act as a business owner.
May 5, 2015
Sales & Marketing Consultant and Author
Justin Foster has over two decades experience in sales and marketing for small businesses and large corporations. He’s cofounded two marketing/branding firms and a successful start-up, and he’s worked with the leadership teams of hundreds of organizations to help make their culture the number one differentiator in the modern economy. He’s the author of two books on branding: Oatmeal v. Bacon: How to Differentiate in a Generic World and Human Bacon: A Man’s Guide to Creating an Awesome Personal Brand.
In this podcast, Justin discusses how to find our internal “bacon” that makes us naturally interesting. He also talks about the five natural forces that shape a brand and explains why a successful brand needs to start with leaders articulating their core values.