• Charlotte S. Hicks, No one is that unlucky in Marketing

    Charlotte Hicks started her career in the family insurance business, went to work at a large technology company (EDS) and eventually returned to the family business when her father decided to retire. The path to entrepreneurship seemed to be in her blood. Today, she is the Business Growth Coach helping companies create solid marketing strategies, focus efforts to grow and minimize uncertainty. Her leadership message is one of helping everyone on the team grow and thrive. Her book: A Business Success Journal – Straight Talk by Real People. WEBSITE: https://nowpreneur.com/ LINKEDIN: linkedin.com/in/charlotteshicks

    35m - Nov 23, 2022
  • Dr. Michaelle Knight - How much does a gallon of milk cost?

    Dr. Michaelle thought she wanted to be an elementary school teacher but after completing her undergrad program, she decided to embark on a career in business and healthcare. Her journey has taken her into the world of leadership, diversity, equity, and inclusion. She is the Founder of the Legacy Institute of Excellence. Learn from Dr. Michaelle how our biases are OK and are at the beginning of our need to understand each other. Learn her A.L.L.I.N. model to simply be a leader and a better person! You can contact her: linkedin.com/in/michaelle-knight-ed-d-91a8b02b

    40m - Nov 9, 2022
  • Mike Skrypnek - Raging River? GET HELP!!

    <!--td {border: 1px solid #cccccc;}br {mso-data-placement:same-cell;}-->Mike Skrypnek lives in one of the most beautiful areas of the world in British Columbia, Canada. A year ago he found himself walking along the raging river near his home struggling to make a decision – should I jump in and end my emotional pain or continue my walk – for 10 days straight he took the same walk and asked the same question. He didn’t jump because of the pain it would cause his family. The love of his family kept him alive and eventually motivated him to tell his story of abuse and suffering from 40 years ago. The UNLimited Worth Project is his response to this trauma to help others overcome the subconscious limitations abuse causes in our life. Hear about his journey, his suffering and how he decided to break his silence, seek help and overcome his limits. For more about this project and his book: https://www.mikeskrypnek.com/unlimitedworthproject

    46m - Nov 1, 2022
  • Wendy Gates Corbett - How to ‘Belong’

    Maslow was WRONG! The highest human need is not self-actualization it is BELONGING! This is what we all crave. Wendy Gates Corbett grew up not feeling like she belonged. This FEELING propelled her to engage organizations in simple, effective, and immediately applied behaviors to help people feel part of the team. This is NOT philosophical…it is the essence of leadership. Through themes of CONNECTION, RESPECT and PROTECTION Wendy teach us HOW to engage each other so we FEEL that we BELONG. Email Wendy: wendy@signature-presentations.com LinkedIn Profile: linkedin.com/in/wendygatescorbett

    35m - Oct 26, 2022
  • Dr. Michelle Flynn Osborne - The Journey Didn't Make Sense....but NEVER give up!

    How does a professor fight one of the most heinous crimes in our society – HUMAN TRAFFICKING! Dr. Osborne recently went back to teaching as an associate professor of management and the chair of business administration at Campbell University’s Lundy-Fetterman School of Business after years as the Chief Deputy Commissioner for the North Carolina Department of Insurance where she regulated the insurance industry and had 45 sworn police officers report to her. Starting as a classical pianist she has followed an unconventional path. Her original research for her doctorate guided her into the world of human trafficking the third largest illegal industry in the world behind counterfeiting and drugs. She co-authored a book "The Maid" that shares the true stores of children being sold into sex slavery, a multi-billion-dollar industry. To buy The Maid: https://amzn.to/3xmzSVD

    29m - Oct 12, 2022
  • Tiffany Gohlston – A Talent Architect – First Who then What!

    Tiffany Gohlston wanted to be a lawyer from the time she was 8 years old…until she experienced the value and importance hiring. Her trajectory changed to organizational purpose, profiling, and cultural alignment of recruiting. The goal is to find the right fit for candidates and companies when hiring. As a fan of Star Wars she explains the roles of Yoda and Luke in a way that you may find interesting. For more about Gohlston Consulting Group: https://www.gcghrmanagement.com/

    36m - Sep 28, 2022
  • Dr. Sonja Ebron - Don’t Psych Yourself Out!

    Dr. Sonja is an entrepreneur first and a PhD in Electrical Engineering second. She started as an entrepreneur in Junior Achievement selling products door-to-door as a teenage learning what it takes to be a business-person. She has jumped entrepreneurship to university professor multiple times because she loved being an entrepreneur and paid the bills in the beginning as a professor. How many of us can even consider earning an engineering PhD to pay the bills??? A remarkable woman with a remarkable story now leading a SAAS Company Courtroom5 to help millions effectively represent themselves in court when they can’t afford legal counsel. You can learn more about this at: https://courtroom5.com/

    31m - Sep 14, 2022
  • Anna Lynch - Slow Down to Speed Up - Then Celebrate!

    Anna Lynch became aware, very early in her engineering career, that she approached the analytical world of structural engineering quite differently. Consider her mission: to help each employee be HAPPY while offering clients outstanding services in structural engineering. She does it with heart, connection and authenticity. Not once but twice her bosses came to work for her, by their choice, because of her leadership and commitment to the individuals she leads (SPOILER ALERT: One boss was fired, she was promoted and he requested she hire him back to work for her!). Her curiosity, personal awareness, and dedication to lifelong learning propelled her from engineer to manager to owner in just over a decade. You can find out more about this unique engineering firm here: https://lynchmykins.com/

    36m - Aug 31, 2022
  • Koren Bowman - In all things…A Blessing or a Lesson

    Koren Bowman is a on a mission to help other create generational wealth. She happens to do this through her leadership in real estate. Her business, industry and non-profit leadership are all driven to help others find and amplify their voices. She believes in not being afraid of failures and applies her F.E.E.T. model to propel through these challenges. There are MANY lessons to be learn from this podcast on resilience, psychological safety, the power of diversity and much more! For information: https://www.kurealestate.com/ LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/koren-u-bowman-b1a950158

    33m - Aug 17, 2022
  • Dr. Mira Brancu – Don’t be Over Mentored and Under Sponsored

    Dr. Mira is a consulting psychologist, leadership coach, writer, speaker a refugee and an immigrant. Her message is to build relationships that will help your career and encourage you to lean into being uncomfortable. 4 years ago, she and a friend decided to dedicate time, money, and effort to supporting women in leadership roles. She committed 20% of her companies resources to this mission and was recognized by the Triangle Business Journal's 2021 Corporate Philanthropy Award because of these efforts. She has authored over 40 publications and delivered over 50 scientific and educational presentations. She has helped countless military veterans overcome PTSD and other mental health challenges. You can schedule a free consultation with Dr. Mira here: brancuassociates.com/schedule-free-consultation

    39m - Aug 3, 2022
  • Dan McClure - One Trick Pony That Adds Tremendous Value

    Dan McClure refers to himself as a ‘choreographer’ that helps businesses overcome complex and overwhelming problems. Early in life he realized he had a single talent that enjoys the thrill of solving seemingly unsolvable challenges. Through creativity and an ability to engage diverse people he helps organizations ‘dance to the same music’. His first encounter with this need was personal. He was an engineer that lacked the capability to understand the importance of minute details. In response, he wrote a computer program to do it for him. A career was born that opened his eyes to the possibilities to reinvent the way we perceive the world. Contact Dan through LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/mccluredc And his website: https://www.innovationecosystem.com/

    34m - Jul 6, 2022
  • Gina Hardy - Create Your Own Path

    Gina Hardy is the CEO of the North Carolina Joint Underwriting Association and North Carolina Insurance Underwriting Association where the motto for working there is – It’s a Mission NOT a Position! The word used to describe her leadership - UNICORN. She demonstrates leadership with HEART every day. Listen to her stories that describe how leadership through grace creates loyalty, teamwork, and success. In 2022, North Carolina Governor, Roy Cooper, awarded her The Order of the Long Leaf Pine, highest honor awarded to recognize persons who have made significant contributions to the State of North Carolina.

    40m - Jun 22, 2022
  • Lisa Morton - Admit it, Fix it, Move on!

    >Lisa Morton puts a different twist on the meaning of PR - instead of public relations she calls it PURPOSEFUL RELATIONSHIPS! She exemplifies the value of values within an organization...and what she values are relationships!She started her entrepreneurial adventure as a young girl when she was given a bucket and sponge and told to go make some money washing cars. Her first lesson – make enough money to pay for the bucket and sponge then you can start to pocket some profits. These simple lessons have served her well as the leader of her marketing firm for over 25 years. She is completely commitment to community. After two terrorist attack in Manchester, England, one in 1996 and another 5 years ago, she mobilized to help wherever she could. To this day her business, community and relationships are all interconnected to make the world a better place to live.

    41m - Jun 8, 2022
  • Dr. Kenya Odour - Dig Deep to Understand the Problem

    Dr. Kenya Odour is an expert in HUMAN FACTORS - the study of humans in the context of work. Dr. Kenya applies her experiences, experimental psychology and industrial engineering to develop the most usable, effective and efficient technology solutions for her clients. Doing this through a team of experts and partners requires great leadership. For more on Dr. Odour:Company Website: https://leangeeks.net/ LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/kenya-oduor-phd-02a63a

    32m - May 25, 2022
  • Heather Dominic - From Shadows to Strength - Grace AND Grit!

    Heather Dominick found herself in distress and overwhelmed while she achieved financial and growth SUCCESS as an entrepreneur. HOW she became successful was not working for her. As a lifelong learner and purposeful teacher, she decided to teach herself. Her Course in Business Miracles is founded in the research in highly sensitive people. 20% of the population are highly sensitive and this can be overwhelming. Listen to how Heather overcame this high sensitivity and now helps other highly sensitive entrepreneurs apply their strengths to be more effective in life and as leaders. You can take a quiz on sensitivity here: https://www.businessmiracles.com/hse-quiz/free/Website: https://www.businessmiracles.com/

    34m - May 11, 2022
  • Michael Wenderoth - Power & Promotion What is holding you back?

    Michael Wenderoth is a world business leader and traveler. I first met Michael over 30 years ago on the tennis court when I was teaching tennis part time. He served 20 years in senior roles in break-through businesses in the Silicon Valley, China and Europe. He applies vast experience, MBA from Stanford Business School and coaching training form Columbia University as an Executive Coach that challenges leaders to re-examine their assumptions about power, politics and authenticity. He is the author of the soon to be released book Get Promoted: What You’re Really Missing at Work That’s Holding You Back Michael presently resided outside Madrid SpainYou can contact Michael - https://www.linkedin.com/in/michaelchangwenderoth/ Website: https://changwenderoth.com

    E114 - 43m - Mar 9, 2022
  • Naya F. Powell - 'Normal" Doesn't Means It's Healthy

    Naya Powell is a third-generation entrepreneur, #1 Bestselling Author, and a ‘wholistic’ lifestyle strategist. She shares her simple wisdom for better, less stress filled living so leaders can be their very best every day. To ensure your daily best Naya suggests you start before going to sleep at night. She shares her practical strategies to prepare for a better day every day! This helps your mental focus, physical endurance and spiritual balance especially during times of struggle. As she says, “Just because we normalize things, doesn’t make it healthy.” Leaders QUESTION the NORMAL, the HABIT, the STATUS QUO with integrity and an open mind. For more about Naya F. PowellProfile: linkedin.com/in/nayafelapowellWebsite: myspautopia.com

    E115 - 38m - Mar 2, 2022
  • Marques Ogden – Broke but not Broken!

    Marques Ogden was an NFL lineman for 5 years before retiring and starting a successful multimillion-dollar construction company. Successful that is until he admits that “success can destroy you!” After several years of fast growth it all came crashing down in 90 days! Why such a fast fall? Arrogance! His E.G.O. got in the way – Exaggerated Glorified Opinion of himself. He was broke but with great resilience he would NOT accept being BROKEN. Taking an $8.25/hr. night custodian job he started his makeover. Listen to Marques explain how he recovered. Today he pays it forward and helps others understand how failures can shed our EGOs! To contact Marques: linkedin.com/in/marquesogdenWebsites: linktr.ee/MarquesOgden - marquesogden.comThe Success Cycle: 3 Keys for Achieving Your Goals in Business and Life: https://bit.ly/3rylKae

    E113 - 31m - Feb 23, 2022
  • Dr. Miluna Fausch - Effective Voice, Effective Leaders

    Dr. Miluna helps people find their inner voice then express it. She completed her degree in music business then completed her educational journey with a PhD in Ph.D. Holistic Humanistic Psychology. Her Vocal Archetypes℠ system creates a clear understanding of how to use our voice to be more effective in different scenarios, with different people, to more effective leaders. LinkedIn Profile: linkedin.com/in/drmilunaCompany Website: MilunaFausch.com

    35m - Feb 16, 2022
  • Bob – Kingery - Right Person, Right Seat

    Bob started as a solar installer, designer, and fabricator, move on to help grow Burt’s Bees from $1M to $60M. He led hundreds of people in manufacturing for this world-class natural cosmetics company before co-founding SEM with his wife. Today, they lead this B Corp which means they are committed to being socially and environmentally responsible. WEBSITE: https://southern-energy.com/ PHONE: 919-646-3169

    42m - Feb 9, 2022
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