Podcast Episodes

156: How Emily Thompson Achieves Operational Excellence in Small Batch Retail

This Episode is Sponsored By:                                                                                       Emily Thompson epitomizes being boss. In fact,...

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155: Diversity, Digital Transformation & Pricing While Black with Alicia Butler Pierre

Hi, I’m Alicia and for many years, pricing was admittedly my Achilles heel in my business. With so many pricing models and strategies to choose from, I always found it easier to price products than services. Eventually, I began to seek counsel from pricing experts as well as a variety of renowned books backed by...

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154: Diversity, Digital Transformation & Navigating Changes at Work with Dr. Soliman

As a physician, scientist, MBA, and certified life coach, Dr. Soliman is a self-described lifelong learner. One important lesson he’s learned is that, as leaders, we make many energy-depleting decisions throughout the day. This impacts our ability to operate at peak performance. In this episode, he teaches: 1) why we should focus on energy management instead...

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153: Diversity, Digital Transformation & Advancing Revenue Operations with Alison Elworthy

Operations is historically the last department to be invested in, but Alison Elworthy is on a mission to change that. As an Executive VP at HubSpot, she’s witnessed the company’s diversity evolution firsthand. Now, she’s advocating for a different type of diversity – diversity among departments that receive investment priority. In this episode, Alison explains...

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152: Diversity, Digital Transformation & Dressing for Success with Elsa Isaac

What do Katie Couric, Lenny Kravitz, and Marie Forleo all have in common? They’ve all been styled by Elsa Isaac. As a preeminent wardrobe fashion stylist, she draws from her Eritrean heritage to tailor looks that: 1) ditch conformity and traditional beauty standards, 2) celebrate the diversity of her clients’ body shapes, and 3) align...

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151: Diversity, Digital Transformation & Planning Special Events with Jennifer Wang

Jennifer Wang began her career with a major advantage. Being Chinese-American, speaking fluent Japanese, and having lived in multiple countries as a child afforded her an appreciation for cultural differences. Now, as a prominent event planner, she imbues this with every project. In this episode, Jennifer speaks openly about the importance of having difficult conversations...

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150: Diversity, Digital Transformation & Becoming a CEO in Silicon Valley with Shellye Archambeau

Attend a top-ranked university, check. Move up the ranks at IBM, check. Become a CEO by age 40, check. Shellye Archambeau is unapologetically ambitious and achieves what she believes. But it’s not by accident. As one of the first black women to lead a high-tech Silicon Valley company, she embodies hard work, strategic planning, and...

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149: Diversity, Digital Transformation & Pitching Media with Steven Cuoco

When it comes to traditional and new media, Steven Cuoco has been there and done that. So, when he describes himself as the “WikiLeaks of Public Relations,” it’s for good reason. In this episode, he taps into his 25+ years of experience to give an objective, no-holds-barred masterclass on pitching and presenting to media. You’ll...

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148: Diversity, Digital Transformation & Womens’ Economic Empowerment with Lily Allen-Dueñas

Lily Allen-Dueñas is a modern Renaissance woman. Her work in marketing, the arts, and yoga has led her to teach and interact with women around the world. Now, as the Interim Executive Director of The State of Women Institute, she has a platform to amplify the voices of this under-represented and marginalized group. In this...

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147: Diversity, Digital Transformation & Hiring Veterans with Len Samborowski

Len Samborowski moved up the ranks to become a Colonel in the U.S. Army. Realizing he would not become a General, he retired after 30 years. Transitioning to civilian life led him to an assistant football coach position and later a college professor, but it did not come without challenges. In this episode, Len shares...

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