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Episode 139: Opening Doors of Leadership with Ron Carucci

Episode 139: Opening Doors of Leadership with Ron Carucci

October 20, 2021

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Ron Carucci is co-founder and managing partner at Navalent, working with CEOs and executives pursuing transformational change for their organizations, leaders, and industries. He has a 30-year track record helping executives tackle challenges of strategy, organization, and leadership in more than 25 countries on 4 continents.

His greatest joy is seeing leaders thrive by having an impact on the lives of those they lead. Helping leaders find their voice, and use it to serve their organization’s greater good is what gets him up every morning. In his office, Ron has a collection of antique door knobs, door knockers and skeleton keys. Every day, they remind him that life is about finding and pursuing the open doors in front of you, and making sure those doors open for others.

He is the author of 9 books, including the Amazon #1 Rising to Power and the just released To Be Honest: Lead with the Power of Truth, Justice & Purpose. He is a popular contributor to the Harvard Business Review, where Navalent’s work on leadership was named one of 2016’s management ideas that mattered most. He is also a regular contributor to Forbes, and a two-time TEDx speaker.

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Episode 138: Asking the Right Questions with Marc Champagne

Episode 138: Asking the Right Questions with Marc Champagne

October 15, 2021

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Marc Champagne unpacks the mental fitness practices and reflective questions shaping the lives of some of the most successful and brilliant thinkers in the world. He is the host of the top 50 podcast Behind the Human with 200+ interviews and co-founder of the journaling app KYO, which ended up reaching close to 90 million people around the world.

He has studied mental fitness practices for over a decade and has consulted for top-rated and App Store-featured digital journals. Despite his dedication to mental fitness, Champagne hit a mental rock bottom when he made the decision to walk away from KYO. He had to reassess his next steps and how to get there, while also remaining true to his passion and dedication to helping others.

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Episode 137: The Influence of Mentorship on Women with Sandy Olsson

Episode 137: The Influence of Mentorship on Women with Sandy Olsson

October 8, 2021

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Sandy Olsson and her husband Norm live in Anaheim Hills, California. They have three grown children and Georgia the Yellow Lab. She is Nana to the nine loves of her life.

Sandy has worked in the business world since the age of 20 professionally, as well as teaching and leading Bible studies and small groups for various organizations and churches. She has facilitated retreats and women’s events over the past 30 + years and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science & Law from Chapman University in Southern California

Because of her passion for women and seeing lives changed, Sandy Founded The Master’s Program for Women in 2000, and started teaching classes on strategic life coaching and leadership nationally and internationally.

Mentoring women in business and entrepreneurs for 15+ years, Sandy welcomes the opportunity to inspire women to reach their highest potential.

Sandy serves on the leadership board of Marketplace Women of OC - serving Christian women in business. She is a Mentor for the MBA program at Biola University and 4Word Women. Sandy is also a Certified Teacher, Trainer, Coach and Speaker with the John Maxwell Team, a member of Toastmaster’s International and a DISC Assessment Consultant.

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Episode 136: On Women & Mobility with Komal Faiz

Episode 136: On Women & Mobility with Komal Faiz

October 6, 2021

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Komal Faiz is the founder of ‘Wanderlite’ and coauthor in the book ‘contentious cities,’ published by Routledge. She has a master’s in strategic foresight & innovation from OCADU, Canada, and a bachelor's in communication design. Currently building a new business called 'Wanderlite.'

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Episode 135: Killing Complexity & Busyness with Lisa Bodell

Episode 135: Killing Complexity & Busyness with Lisa Bodell

September 29, 2021

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Lisa Bodell is the CEO of FutureThink – an award-winning company that enables organizations to kill complexity, create space for innovation, and get to the work that matters. Lisa is also one of the Top 50 most popular Keynote Speakers in the world, and in a typical year, she brings her message to over 30 countries and hundreds of thousands of people.

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Episode 134: Business Storytelling with Soundari Mukherjea

Episode 134: Business Storytelling with Soundari Mukherjea

September 24, 2021

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Soundari Mukherjea is an organisational consultant and a business storytelling coach. She helps leaders and teams use the organic power of stories in a business context to bring humanity to the workplace.

Having worked for over 25 years in the areas of Finance, Operations, Banking, and Entrepreneurship with Unilever, ANZ, and in her firm, TSol, Soundari has an insider’s view on the challenges that organisations and teams face and this drives her passion while working on various consulting and capacity-building projects.

With experience working in Hong Kong, Middle East, and India, she is known for cultivating and maintaining mutually beneficial business alliances by deepening client engagement, relationship building, and extensive community involvement. She has organised programs to help women explore opportunities during the course of transition, across locations and careers.

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Episode 133: Gratitude is Like Money, Says Michele Bailey

Episode 133: Gratitude is Like Money, Says Michele Bailey

September 22, 2021

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Michele Bailey is President and CEO of The Blazing Group, a brand and culture agency founded in 1994 as Blazing, a creative strategic communications agency.

Michele’s concern for the health and wellness of her own team is a key component of Blazing’s culture and became a pivotal element in the development of Michele’s newest enterprise in the Blazing Group family, MY BIG IDEA®. Designed to harness the talent of individuals and teams to drive business growth.

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Episode 132: Stepping into Authentic Leadership with Holly Teska

Episode 132: Stepping into Authentic Leadership with Holly Teska

September 17, 2021

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Holly Teska is an experienced thought leader who is passionate about guiding successful transformations, supporting and developing authentic leadership, managing careers, and promoting business success through exceptional leadership.

She has been an executive coach and business leader for over 15 years. She works with senior-level leaders who have the desire and the stamina to take their organizations and themselves to the next level. She helps leaders think about and respond differently to the challenges they face in today's volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA) environment. Change is fast and constant. Great leaders need a partner to tell them the truth and support them in making courageous decisions. She is that partner.

Her experience in strategic implementation, leadership, executive coaching, and talent development are the cornerstones of her work in helping organizations and leaders become the very best versions of themselves.

Her superpower is helping individuals develop awareness, align their intention with perception, experiment, reflect, and adapt. The leaders she supports develop new competencies to achieve not only professional and organizational success but also the personal fulfillment that comes with having a career that supports their life purpose and passions.

Client success is what fuels her, and great execution is what gets her and her clients there.

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Episode 131: Bringing Vulnerability to Work with Stephanie Shapiro

Episode 131: Bringing Vulnerability to Work with Stephanie Shapiro

September 15, 2021

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Stephanie Shapiro is the COO of Together We Stand Foundation and the Executive VP of Phaze 3 and Associates. She is also a mom with a blog called Mama Needs a Vodka, where she discusses hard-to-discuss topics related to motherhood such as postpartum depression. She wants to help eliminate the stigma surrounding the mental health of mothers.

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Episode 130: Solving Your Life‘s Puzzle with Sam Thiara

Episode 130: Solving Your Life‘s Puzzle with Sam Thiara

September 10, 2021

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Sam Thiara is a professional who has created a personal journey as a speaker, storyteller, writer, educator, mentor, coach, entrepreneur, problem solver, and community activator. His goal is to engage individuals in their personal and professional development, work with teams and organizations on alignment and the 45+ non-profits that he has worked with over the years.

Presently, he teaches at the Beedie School of Business and is also the Founder and Chief Motivating Officer at Ignite the Dream Coaching and Consulting, a platform that engages his audience to define their path. A key element is transformational practices where he has become an expert in career coaching (15-40 year-olds) with over 5,000 conversations to date and supporting teams and organizations.

He has authored two books, one on storytelling and the other a travel memoir about his journey to India to find his ancestral roots with a faded photograph. He has also spoken at two different TEDx conferences.

His tagline - "Everyone’s life is an autobiography…make yours worth reading"

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