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”

Case Study: A Virtual Workforce w/ Miranda Nicholson, SVP of HR at Formstack

Miranda Nicholson is the Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Formstack, a workplace productivity solution that empowers anyone to digitize what matters, automate workflows, and fix processes—all without code. With a decade of experience managing corporate HR activities, Miranda currently leads the acquisition, onboarding, and retention of current and future Formstack employees. Even prior to theContinue reading “Case Study: A Virtual Workforce w/ Miranda Nicholson, SVP of HR at Formstack”

How to Talk to Terrorists w/ Gary Noesner

Gary Noesner (pronounced “ness-ner”) retired from the FBI in 2003 following a thirty-year career.  Twenty-three of those years were spent as an FBI hostage negotiator, where he retired as Chief of the FBI’s Crisis Negotiation Unit, Critical Incident Response Group, the first person to hold that position. In that capacity, Gary was heavily involved in numerous hostage,Continue reading “How to Talk to Terrorists w/ Gary Noesner”

Communicating With Confidence w/ Alex Perry

Alex Perry spent two decades as a Speech Language Pathologist, working with patients to regain their ability to speak after illness or injury. She then launched her business, Practically Speaking, to help professionals improve their communication skills and connect better with their audience. She hosts the Practically Speaking Podcast and is the author of MinivanContinue reading “Communicating With Confidence w/ Alex Perry”

Aligning Tech & Talent w/ Byron Clymber

Byron Clymer is the Chief Information Officer for Lockton Companies, responsible for driving the people, process, and technology transformation taking Lockton into the next decade. In this episode, he shares best practices for aligning technology with the people functions of a business. Prior to Lockton, Byron ran Approach Logic, a consulting firm helping businesses navigate the complexContinue reading “Aligning Tech & Talent w/ Byron Clymber”

Realign Your Life w/ Samir Wagle & Sonny Garg

On paper, Sonny Garg and Samir Wagle had achieved the American Dream. They were corporate executives, making lots of money, with great families and nice homes. The problem was, they were both miserable. This led each man on a journey of self-discovery that changed their lives. After meeting, the two decided to partner together to help others define theirContinue reading “Realign Your Life w/ Samir Wagle & Sonny Garg”

BYOC (Be Your Own CEO) w/ Bobby Powers

Bobby Powers is the head of HR and Learning & Development for Gravity Payments in Seattle. Gravity became famous several years ago when founder Dan Price decided to take a 90% pay cut and raise the minimum wage at his company to $70,000 per year. That, along with several other “radical” business principles, has ledContinue reading “BYOC (Be Your Own CEO) w/ Bobby Powers”