Resilience as a Team Sport w/ Buff Burkel

Buff Burkel is a Retired United States Air Force Colonel and inspirational/motivational speaker. On October 11, 2015, the helicopter she and eight others were flying in crashed inside a NATO compound in Afghanistan. The crash killed five of the passengers and injured four, including Buff, who was left with a severely broken neck (the same injuryContinue reading “Resilience as a Team Sport w/ Buff Burkel”

ME, Inc. w/ Dr. Ray Sylvester

Dr. Ray Sylvester is an Associate Professor of Marketing & Personal Branding at Anderson University. He was a senior lecturer and leader of two music business programs at Buckinghamshire New University in Wycombe, England outside London and co-wrote the first music business program in Europe in 1996. Ray has presented across both Europe and the US onContinue reading “ME, Inc. w/ Dr. Ray Sylvester”

Paying Your People w/ Mary Mosqueda

Mary Mosqueda is the Practice Leader for Lockton‘s Total Rewards & Compensation Practice. With over two decades of experience in compensation, human resources, and work/life programs, she is an expert at designing and implementing compensation, executive compensation, and total rewards programs for both public and private businesses. She is also a national speaker on these subjects and hasContinue reading “Paying Your People w/ Mary Mosqueda”

From Trauma to Triumph w/ Dr. Sunitha Chandy

Dr. Sunitha Chandy is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with Artesian Collaborative, LLC. She has been working with diverse people and communities since 2000 to help them tap into their resources during painful and tense situations.  Dr. Chandy specializes in developmental psychology, cross-cultural engagement, and high-risk populations. She guides teams – even those with intense conflict – toContinue reading “From Trauma to Triumph w/ Dr. Sunitha Chandy”

Case Study: Tech in the Midwest w/ Nathan Peirson & Bill Neese

Paycor is a technology company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio providing Human Capital Management (HCM) software to small and mid-size employers. With over 2,000 employees, they help companies manage their people processes, including everything from recruiting to time & attendance to payroll to reporting. Nathan Pierson, VP of HR, and Bill Neese, SVP of Talent Acquisition, joinContinue reading “Case Study: Tech in the Midwest w/ Nathan Peirson & Bill Neese”

Reputation Design w/ Amy Cheronis

Amy Cheronis co-founded The Scratch Collective in 2020 to bring big brand and ad agency thinking and expertise to the world of startups and innovators. This fast-growing boutique works across industries to deliver specialized, on-call talent focused on helping good people win. Prior to scratching that itch (pun intended), Amy was US Chief Integration Officer at PR firm MSL,Continue reading “Reputation Design w/ Amy Cheronis”

The Education of an Entrepreneur w/ Dr. Tim Holcomb

Dr. Tim Holcomb is the Chair & Director of the John W. Altman Institute for Entrepreneurship at Miami University (OH). Dr. Holcomb has more than 30 years of strategy consulting, international business, and startup experience, including work in the U.S. and more than 25 countries. He has founded eight startups, raising more than $20 million in venture funding forContinue reading “The Education of an Entrepreneur w/ Dr. Tim Holcomb”

Overcoming Bias w/ Greg Tall

Greg Tall is the Director of Learning & Development with JB Training Solutions, a training firm helping employees through the entirety of their career, from their first day on the job to leading high functioning teams.  Greg is a high-energy facilitator and trainer with over 15 years of experience in Talent Acquisition and Development, including stints withContinue reading “Overcoming Bias w/ Greg Tall”

Competing Against Yourself w/ Desmond Clark

Desmond Clark spent 12 years as a Tight End in the NFL, playing with the Denver Broncos, Miami Dolphins, and most notably, for eight years with the Chicago Bears, where he is second only to Mike Ditka in receptions by a tight end. After the NFL, Desmond got into business, working as a financial advisor beforeContinue reading “Competing Against Yourself w/ Desmond Clark”

Connecting the World’s Professionals w/ Sankar Venkatraman

Sankar Venkatraman is Chief Evangelist at LinkedIn Talent Solutions. As part of this role, he is responsible for bringing the voice of the customer to the product development team and drive product development that helps connect talent with opportunity for LinkedIn’s members. In this conversation, Sankar outlines LinkedIn’s many services and how individuals and businesses can get the mostContinue reading “Connecting the World’s Professionals w/ Sankar Venkatraman”