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The Good Leadership Podcast
11/28/2022 | 34 min
Dr. Julia Sloan, author of the definitive book, Learning to Think Strategically, (Best Business Book of the Year, Financial Times), is widely recognized for her pioneering work on the application of complex cognitive theory to everyday global strategic thinking practice.
11/21/2022 | 36 min
Sally Helgesen, cited in Forbes as the world's premier expert on women's leadership, is an internationally best-selling author, speaker and leadership coach. She has been named by Thinker's 50 as one of the world's top 20 coaches and ranked number 6 among the world's thought leaders by Global Gurus.
11/14/2022 | 26 min
Dr. Ellen Burts-Cooper has been featured in Time Magazine, Black Voices, Smart Business Magazine, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, and Crain's Cleveland Business. Ellen works across numerous industries, including manufacturing, healthcare, financial services, governmental agencies, not-for-profit, and small businesses. She is also on faculty at Case Western Reserve University in the Weatherhead Executive Education Program. Dr. Burts-Cooper is the author of the best-selling books aMAZEing Organizational Teams: Navigating 7 Critical Attributes for Cohesion, Productivity and Resilience and Canine Instinct: A Guide to Survival and Advancement in Corporate America.
11/7/2022 | 34 min
Peter Barron Stark is known as one of America's most dynamic negotiation speakers and authors. His consulting firm, Peter Barron Stark Companies, has attracted clients such as the Boston Red Sox, Electronic Arts, Coca-Cola, Jack-in-the-Box, Hewlett Packard, Phoenix Suns, Los Angeles Dodgers, Kaiser Permanente, Rady Children's Hospital San Diego, Sempra Energy, SONY, and Wells Fargo Bank. He has been published worldwide in over 500 articles and has written ten books including, The Only Negotiating Guide You'll Ever Need.
10/31/2022 | 39 min
Dr. Michael Roberto is the Trustee Professor of Management at Bryant University in Smithfield, RI. He joined the tenured faculty at Bryant after serving for six years on the faculty at Harvard Business School. He has also has been a Visiting Associate Professor of Management at New York University's Stern School of Business.
10/24/2022 | 24 min
Jackson Nickerson has a long and distinguished career teaching, researching, consulting, administering, and entrepreneuring. Starting out as an assistant professor in 1996, he became the Frahm Family Professor of Organization and Strategy at Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis.
10/17/2022 | 47 min
Dr. Debbye Turner Bell is a veterinarian, author, journalist, corporate trainer, minister, motivational speaker, wife, and mother. In August 2021, she also added bestselling author with the book, 'Courageous Faith: A Lifelong Pursuit of Faith Over Fear.' Since being crowned Miss America in 1990, Turner Bell has spoken to millions of students at countless schools, youth organizations and college campuses. She has addressed audiences in the corporate, academic, and community service arenas. Her topics include personal excellence, determination, goal setting and the importance of a solid education.
10/13/2022 | 20 min
Ryan Caldarone attended Johnson & Wales University and was hired by Amica Mutual Insurance Company in 2009. Ryan has been with Amica for 13 years and is now the Director of Talent Development. His achieved designations include SHRM-CP, Associate in Claims (AIC), Associate in General Insurance (AINS), Associate in Management (AIM), Associate in Personal Insurance (API).
10/10/2022 | 45 min
Linda Galindo is a former radio news personality, turned author, educator, and keynote speaker on the topic of personal and organizational accountability. Her management consulting firm specializes in accountability education to a wide variety of organizations and industries including healthcare, government, financial services, and non-profits. She is an expert in the field of leadership and accountability.
10/3/2022 | 31 min
Rebecca coaches C-level executives and other senior leaders across the globe. In addition to several venture-backed start-ups, her clients span multiple sectors, including technology, venture capital, private equity, financial services, law, consulting, consumer products, media, healthcare, biotech, education, and philanthropy. She is a regular contributor to Harvard Business Review and Forbes.com and is frequently quoted in the press on career and leadership issues.
9/26/2022 | 43 min
Dorie Clark has been named one of the Top 50 business thinkers in the world by Thinkers50, and was honored as the #1 Communication Coach in the world. She teaches executive education for Duke University's Fuqua School of Business and Columbia Business School. Clark is also the NYT best-selling author of The Long Game, Entrepreneurial You, Reinventing You, and Stand Out. Dorie Clark's Books and Website: https://dorieclark.com/books/
9/22/2022 | 20 min
Suresh Radhakrishnan is an HR strategic partner with Metropolitan Water District in Los Angeles. He has been with MWD for nearly 25 years in various capacities in its Organizational and Training departments along with being a senior adjunct faculty member with the University of Laverne in the College of Business.
9/19/2022 | 38 min
Dr. Beverly Kaye is recognized internationally as a professional dedicated to helping individuals, managers and organizations understand the practical "how-to" principles of employee development, engagement, and retention. Her books and learning materials have stood the test of time. Her groundbreaking career development, engagement, and mentoring programs have been implemented by such leading corporations as American Express, DaimlerChrysler, Hartford Life, Macy's, Marriott International, Microsoft, Sprint, Starbucks, and Xerox. Bev has spent years researching corporate strategies for developing, engaging, and retaining knowledge workers. Her book, Love 'Em or Lose 'Em: Getting Good People to Stay, (Berrett-Koehler, 3d Ed. 2005) co-authored with Sharon Jordan-Evans, has sold nearly a half-million copies in 20 languages and has reached Wall Street Journal and Amazon bestseller status.
9/12/2022 | 36 min
Dr. Andrew Shatté is the founder and President of Phoenix Life Academy. He is a fellow with the Brookings Institution where he facilitates programs for high-level audiences from the Department of Defense, Homeland Security, the IRS, NASA, the CIA, and all branches of the military. He served as adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Shatté has devoted his career to understanding the psychological aspects of motivation, leadership, and resilience and to developing programs to optimize human performance in a wide array of arenas - the workplace, in health, in academics, and in sport.
9/6/2022 | 48 min
Dr. Tim Ursiny has been a speaker and certified business coach since 1997, specializing in mental, emotional and behavioral change. His areas of expertise include personal transformation, the psychology of succession and building proactive mindsets and habits. He has extensive experience in the Financial Services industry. On the topics of coaching, conflict resolution, and confidence in the workplace. His book, The Coward's Guide to Conflict is in its fourth printing and has been translated into six foreign languages.
8/29/2022 | 21 min
Dr. Ellen Burts-Cooper has been featured in Time Magazine, Black Voices, Smart Business Magazine, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, and Crain's Cleveland Business. Ellen works across numerous industries, including manufacturing, healthcare, financial services, governmental agencies, not-for-profit, and small businesses. She is also on faculty at Case Western Reserve University in the Weatherhead Executive Education Program. Dr. Burts-Cooper is the author of the best-selling books "aMAZEing Organizational Teams: Navigating 7 Critical Attributes for Cohesion, Productivity and Resilience" and "Canine Instinct: A Guide to Survival and Advancement in Corporate America."
8/22/2022 | 38 min
Maura Thomas is an award-winning international speaker on individual and corporate productivity and work-life balance, and the most widely-cited authority on attention management. She is a TEDx Speaker, founder of Regain Your Time, author of six books, and was named a Top Leadership Speaker by Inc. Maura is also contributing expert to major business outlets including as a columnist for both Forbes and Harvard Business Review.
8/15/2022 | 43 min
Paul McGee is one of the UK's leading speakers on the subject of change, workplace relationships and motivation. His book SUMO (Shut Up, Move On) became an instant best seller and his book on Self Confidence reached number one on the business book chart and remained there for a further 24 weeks. Building on his background in psychology, Paul's aim is to deliver a practical, relevant message that can make an immediate impact on people's professional and personal lives. His approach is considered both inspirational and humorous as he seeks to deliver a memorable experience that equips people with insights and ideas to increase their personal effectiveness and impact.
8/8/2022 | 33 min
Margaret Morford has worked as an attorney, specializing in employment law and has been the Vice President of Human Resources for three large companies. She is often quoted as a business expert in newspapers and magazines across the country, including Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Chicago Tribune and USA Today. She is also the author of two best-selling business books, "Management Courage - Having the Heart of a Lion" and "The Hidden Language of Business - Workplace Politics, Power & Influence."
8/1/2022 | 35 min
Ann Herrmann-Nehdi is a thought leader and frequent keynote speaker about leadership and cognitive diversity in today's changing environment. Ann is Chief Thought Leader and Chairwoman of Herrmann International which publishes the Herrmann Brain Dominance Instrument ® (HBDI®) based on over 40 years of research on thinking and the brain. The research has been featured in the New York Times, Scientific American and the Harvard Business Review and is used by 9 out of 10 of Fortune 200 companies. Ann is the author of the Whole Brain Business Book and has reached over half a million people through her two engaging and popular TEdX talks.
7/25/2022 | 42 min
Colonel (Retired) Sean Hannah, Ph.D. who is A renowned leadership expert, has personal leadership experience in multiple combat and contingency operations. Dr. Hannah has published over 70 publications, is the Editor in Chief for the Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, and serves on the editorial board of three other top academic journals while being a Professorship of Management at the Wake Forest University School of Business. Sean Hannah also recently ranked among the top 1% of the most impactful researchers in the most recent study of research scientists across the world.
7/18/2022 | 38 min
Dr. Iris Firstenberg is an Adjunct Professor of Psychology, UCLA and Adjunct Professor of Management at UCLA Anderson. She specializes in strategies for creative problem solving and innovative thinking. Her latest book, Extraordinary Outcomes: Shaping an Otherwise Unpredictable Future (John Wiley & Sons, 2014), provides a practical framework to help organizations navigate in a world of uncertainty.
7/11/2022 | 30 min
Dr. Graeme Codrington is an internationally recognized futurist, specializing in the future of work. He helps organizations understand the forces that will shape our lives in the next ten years, and how we can respond in order to confidently stay ahead of change. For the past two decades Graeme has worked with some of the world's most recognized brands, traveling to over 80 countries in total, and speaking to around 100,000 people every year. He is the author of 5 best-selling books, and on faculty at 5 top global business schools.
7/5/2022 | 37 min
Jeff Haden is a contributing editor for Inc. Magazine, articles read by approximately 3 million people per month. Speaker, ghostwriter, LinkedIn Influencer, author of the NYT bestselling The Motivation Myth: How High Achievers Really Set Themselves Up to Win. Prior to changing careers I worked in manufacturing for 20 years; worked my way up from entry-level shop floor to running a 1,000 employee manufacturing plant.
6/27/2022 | 38 min
Dr. John Austin is the P.D. Merrill Endowed Chair of Business. Prior to joining University of New England, Dr. Austin was a professor in the School of Leadership Studies at Fielding Graduate University. He has also worked as a Principal at Decision Strategies International and as a Management Professor at Penn State.
6/21/2022 | 47 min
Carole Cowperthwaite-O'Hagan has a passion for creating breakthrough strategies for her clients. Her special focus has been coaching skills, women's success, and work/life balance. She is especially gifted in the areas of persuasion, integrating work and life, and coaching skills in the workplace.
6/13/2022 | 45 min
Alisa Cohn was named the Top Startup Coach in the World by Thinkers50/Marshall Goldsmith Global Coaches and the #1 Global Guru for Startups in 2021. A sought-after speaker, she has been named by Inc. magazine as one of the top 100 leadership speakers, and is a regular contributor to the Harvard Business Review and Forbes.
6/6/2022 | 45 min
Helene Segura is known for her thought-provoking, yet entertaining time management programs that teach practical productivity tools, Helene delivers an experience that resonates deeply and inspires change. She has been featured organizational expert in more than 150 media interviews and is the author of three books - two of which were Amazon best-sellers. Her latest book, The Inefficiency Assassin: Time Management Tactics for Working Smarter, Not Longer (New World Library), is the go-to time management resource for thousands of professionals around the world.
5/31/2022 | 61 min
Jeff Haden is a contributing editor for Inc. Magazine, articles read by approximately 3 million people per month. Speaker, ghostwriter, LinkedIn Influencer, author of the NYT bestselling The Motivation Myth: How High Achievers Really Set Themselves Up to Win. Prior to changing careers I worked in manufacturing for 20 years; worked my way up from entry-level shop floor to running a 1,000 employee manufacturing plant.
5/23/2022 | 38 min
Deborah Grayson Riegel has been teaching and coaching on communication and presentation skills for over three decades, across industries and around the world, including Fortune 50 companies, small but mighty start-ups, mission-driven nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and Ivy League academic institutions. She is a regular columnist on leadership and communication for Harvard Business Review Inc., Psychology Today, and is the author of several best-selling books.
5/18/2022 | 47 min
Dr. Michael Roberto is the Trustee Professor of Management at Bryant University in Smithfield, RI. He joined the tenured faculty at Bryant after serving for six years on the faculty at Harvard Business School. He has also has been a Visiting Associate Professor of Management at New York University's Stern School of Business.
5/11/2022 | 47 min
Lida Citroën is an award-winning personal branding and reputation management expert and author of several best-selling books including Control the Narrative: The Executive's Guide to Building, Pivoting and Repairing Your Reputation and Reputation 360: Creating Power Through Personal Branding.
5/4/2022 | 51 min
Dr. Richard Brinkman is the developer of Conscious Communication® and shares human behavior insights and content-rich communication strategies, which helps organizations improve leadership performance and apply principles of Conscious Communication® to improve their bottom-line results. This effective approach to communication has been delivered to millions of people through keynotes and training, radio, television, print interviews, and numerous award-winning books, videos, and audio programs.
4/27/2022 | 34 min
Dr. Rick Brandon has consulted, trained, and presented at hundreds of companies worldwide for 30 years. He authored the Wall Street Journal bestseller on ethical corporate power politics, Survival of the Savvy, which was called "the preeminent book on the competencies of organizational and political savvy".
4/20/2022 | 49 min
Dr. Kathy Pearson is a strategist, systems thinking expert, and authority in decision making. She is also an award-winning educator who works extensively with mid-to senior-level executives, including high potentials and executive teams. Kathy works closely with Executive Education groups including the Wharton School, Duke CE, Smith College, and the Institute for Management Studies, as well as directly with global organizations. Kathy teaches on a variety of topics including Critical Thinking, Strategic Agility, Change Management and Strategic Execution.
4/13/2022 | 33 min
Dr. Graeme Codrington is an internationally recognized futurist, specializing in the future of work. He helps organizations understand the forces that will shape our lives in the next ten years, and how we can respond in order to confidently stay ahead of change. For the past two decades Graeme has worked with some of the world's most recognized brands, traveling to over 80 countries in total, and speaking to around 100,000 people every year. He is the author of 5 best-selling books, and on faculty at 5 top global business schools.
4/6/2022 | 35 min
Eileen McDargh is an award-winning author, and an internationally recognized keynoter/trainer and executive coach. Her clients have ranged from global pharmaceuticals to educational institutions, from hospitals to the U.S. Armed Forces.
3/30/2022 | 42 min
Mike Robbins is the NYT best selling author of five books, including Bring Your Whole Self to Work, and, his latest, We're All in This Together. He's a sought-after speaker and consultant who delivers keynotes and seminars for some of the top organizations in the world. As an expert in teamwork, leadership, and emotional intelligence.
3/23/2022 | 26 min
Julie Winkle Giulioni is a champion for workplace growth and development and who helps executives and leaders optimize talent and potential within their organizations.
3/16/2022 | 28 min
Neil Staker has a Masters of Organizational Behavior degree from BYU and a quarter of a century of experience in organizational development. Neil is known for his clear, approachable, and interactive speaking style. He has taught communication skills to thousands of people including leaders from American Express, Symantec, Cerner, UMB Financial, and Monsanto.
3/9/2022 | 35 min
Brenda Bailey-Hughes is an award-winning faculty member at the Kelley School of Business where she teaches business communication and leadership courses. Prior to joining the Kelley School, Brenda spent nearly a decade in human resources specializing in managerial training, mediation, and organizational development. She is a sought-after speaker and coach who frequently presents at conferences on over a dozen topics including influence, powerful presentations, leadership through the lens of emotional intelligence, customer service, and change strategies for personal growth.
3/2/2022 | 37 min
Jake Jacobs is an award-winning author, consultant and founder of Jake Jacobs Consulting, a global consulting firm that enables you to achieve results from change work faster, easier and better than you imagined possible. Over the past 35 years Jake has worked in 61 industries, from high tech to manufacturing to hospitality to entertainment to financial services. During that time, he's consulted to 96 organizations, from Fortune 50 companies to New York City, national non-profits and the U.S. Army and Navy.
2/23/2022 | 35 min
Park Howell is known as The World's Most Industrious Storyteller helping leaders of purpose-driven brands grow. His 35 years in brand creation includes 20 years running his own ad agency. He is also the founder of the Business of Story, a proven platform based on his 10-step Story Cycle System™ to clarify your story, amplify your impact and simplify your life.
2/16/2022 | 26 min
Dr. Daren Martin advises, speaks, and writes books on Company Culture, Employee Engagement, Sales, Leadership, Customer Experience and more. His bestselling book, A Company of Owners has sparked positive change at companies around the world and has been called "Best book I have read since Good to Great". Other titles include, Whiteboard: Business Models That Inspire Action, Unbeach Your Company: Learning to Swim in the New Ocean and The Sink: Radical Transformation with One Small Change.
2/11/2022 | 35 min
Stacey is author of two books; Influence Redefined…Be the Leader You Were Meant to Be, Monday to Monday® and Yes You Can! Everything You Need to Know From A to Z to Influence Others To Take Action. Her books provide practical and immediate skills and techniques that have given thousands the ability to enhance their influence Monday to Monday®.
2/2/2022 | 35 min
Bob is a globally-praised consulting futurist, strategy advisor, and leadership educator. For the past 33 years he's helped organizations and leaders look ahead, plan flexibly, and take action on the future. Clients like Gillette, Berkshire Hathaway, ExxonMobil, , Hilton, the Federal Reserve and AT&T use his services to help understand uncertainty, anticipate coming events, make better decisions, and develop robust strategic plans.
1/26/2022 | 45 min
Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D. is the President of Kinsey Consulting Services, an international in-person and virtual keynote speaker for corporations, conferences, universities, and government agencies. Carol is a best-selling author of thirteen business books, including The Silent Language of Leaders: How Body Language Can Help - or Hurt - How You Lead and her newest, STAND OUT: How to Build your Leadership Presence.
1/5/2022 | 41 min
Dr. Hank Weisinger, who is a celebrated, influential, world renowned psychologist. A New York Times Bestselling author, he is a leading authority in the application of Emotional Intelligence and being one of the leading experts in the field of pressure management, which has been a focus area of study for him during last decade and the subject of his NY best-selling book, Performing Under Pressure.
12/28/2021 | 24 min
As a former Silicon Valley corporate attorney and a current entrepreneur, CEO, and manager, Ann knows people from many dynamics. Working alongside some of the best and brightest lawyers, entrepreneurs, VCs, and business owners, Ann incorporated companies, negotiated mergers, managed venture-backed financing's, and held the hands of many anxious CEOs… and loved it. She then started her own law firm representing over 75 entrepreneurs, grew it until her CEOs became friends, and then sold her firm to a larger firm that continues to represent entrepreneurs and start-ups nationwide.
12/16/2021 | 33 min
One of the world's leading business thinkers, David Burkus' forward-thinking ideas and bestselling books are helping leaders and teams do their best work ever. He is the bestselling author of four books about business and leadership. His books have won multiple awards and have been translated into dozens of languages. His insights on leadership and teamwork have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, USAToday, to name but a few. Since 2017, Burkus has been ranked as one of the world's top business thought leaders by Thinkers50. As a sought-after international speaker, his TED Talk has been viewed over 2 million times. He's worked with leaders from organizations across all industries including Google, Stryker, Fidelity, Viacom, and even the US Naval Academy. In this conversation we focus on Clint's research into high performance leadership, what we can learn from it, and how to apply it in your life and career.
12/8/2021 | 29 min
Dr. Clint Longenecker, an award-winning educator, is one of "America's leaders in creating high performance leaders and organizations" and is a Distinguished University Professor and the Director of The Center for Leadership and Organizational Excellence in The College of Business and Innovation at The University of Toledo. His teaching, research and consulting interests are in high performance leadership and creating great organizations. He has been the recipient of over 60 outstanding teaching, service and research awards and numerous industry awards including the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, Toastmasters International Leadership Award, The Jefferson Award for Outstanding Public Service, and numerous "Best Professor" recognitions. In addition, he has also been recently recognized by The Economist as one of the Top Fifteen Business Professors in the World.


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