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People Business is a weekly podcast exploring human nature in the workplace. Every business is in some way a "people business" and it's often how we manage these dynamics that leads to long-term success or failure.

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Training First Time Leaders w/ Emily Tsitrian

Training First Time Leaders w/ Emily Tsitrian

Emily Tsitrian is the author of Make Me the Boss: Surviving as a Millennial Manager in the Corporate World and coach to new managers experiencing the pressures of leadership for the first time. Mentioned in this Episode: Emily’s Manager.Flow Podcast Emily on LinkedIn ...
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Hosting Dinner Parties & Building Successful Careers w/ Scott Miller

Scott Miller is a business leader, author, and podcast host as well as Senior Advisor to FranklinCovey. If that name rings a bell, it’s because their founder, Steven Covey, wrote the book 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. Scott’s books include Management Mess to Leadership Success, Everyone Deserves a Great Manager, and Master Mentors, among others. On his …

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Why They Buy w/ Kristin Zhivago

Kristin Zhivago is the President of Zhivago Partners, a digital marketing management company.  S She is an expert on the customer’s buying process and has spent years as a revenue coach, teaching CEOs and entrepreneurs how to sell more by understanding what their customers want to buy and how they want to buy it. She is …

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The Great Reckoning w/ Jason Lauritsen

Jason Lauritsen is transforming management as a keynote speaker, trainer, and author. He liberates managers from outdated and inhumane practices so they can cultivate human potential at work and improve people’s lives. Jason’s advice and teachings are informed by decades of experience as an entrepreneur, corporate executive, and employee engagement researcher. He also spent several years …

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Starting the Conversation w/ Marion Abrams

Marion Abrams is a podcasting coach & consultant with deep experience in podcasting and content creation. She co-created Spartan Race’s official podcast, Spartan Up (now boasting over 35 million views & downloads), and has worked on a range of projects from social media advisor on a gubernatorial campaign, to creating the documentary film Flood Bound, to directing TV …

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Caring for Others w/ Dr. Paul Spradley

Dr. Paul Spradley is a Certified Diversity Practitioner and the current Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for Dollar Bank where he supports their ongoing commitment to an inclusive culture across the Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Virginia markets. Prior to joining Dollar Bank, Paul started the Diversity and Inclusion training firm, Care Based Leadership which is now being …

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Setting the House Rules w/ Jen Alessandra

Jen Alessandra is the Chief People Officer at FrontDoor. Starting in 2019, she guided the company through a rapid and complete transformation into a virtual-first workforce while preserving its strong, adaptable, and action-oriented culture. She is an expert in all aspects of people strategy, including learning, DEI, engagement, and more. In this conversation, Jen explains how FrontDoor …

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Everyone Deserves Access w/ Jo Marini

Jo Marini is the CEO of Mother Superior, a venture foundry focused on bringing VC money and support to underrepresented entrepreneurs. The wheels in her head began turning during her MBA when she found out that 98% of VC investment goes to well-connected white men. Jo quickly realized that women, BIPOC, LGBTQ+, individuals over 60, and disabled …

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Healing Corporate Trauma w/ Laura Aiken

Laura Aiken is a Consultant and Coach on a mission to end Corporate Trauma. She founded Thrive Leadership to help companies build cultures of resilience and inclusion that help their people thrive. Laura is also a registered yoga teacher and leads transformational retreats around the world where she helps leaders build self-awareness, empathy, and resilience. Mentioned in this …

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Training First Time Leaders w/ Emily Tsitrian

Emily Tsitrian is the author of Make Me the Boss: Surviving as a Millennial Manager in the Corporate World and coach to new managers experiencing the pressures of leadership for the first time. Mentioned in this Episode: Emily’s Manager.Flow Podcast Emily on LinkedIn Extreme Ownership By Jocko Willink The Dichotomy of Leadership by Jocko Willink Saving Private Ryan: …

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Finding Your Power & Overcoming Exclusion w/ Francine Parham

Francine Parham is a career expert focused on female leadership and the advancement of women and women of color into positions of leadership and authority in the workplace. Having spent two decades in the corporate sector advancing to the position of global vice president in two Fortune 500 companies (General Electric and Johnson & Johnson), Francine …

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Developing the Team w/ Ryan McCrea

Ryan McCrea is passionate about helping others own their career. He is currently the Head of Career Development at Atlassian, leading development and mobility programs for a growing global technology company with more than 7,000 employees. Prior to Atlassian, Ryan was Vice President and Manager of Talent Development at Commerce Bank where he built their corporate-wide professional …

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When Everything but the Mission Needs to Change w/ Meetup CEO David Siegel

David Siegel is the CEO of Meetup, the largest platform for finding and building local communities. He has 25 years of experience as a technology and digital media executive leading organizations through innovative product development, rapid revenue growth, and digital traffic acceleration. Prior to joining Meetup, David was CEO of Investopedia and before that, President of Seeking …

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Lessons Learned w/ Chris McMahon

For our 100th episode, we have a special guest. Chris McMahon is the owner of McMahon Ford in Norwalk, CT. He was O’Brien’s first boss, his first sales leader, and has been a lifelong mentor. He’s also O’Brien’s father. He joins the show to talk about the lessons he’s learned over his career as a salesperson, manager, …

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Think Like a Futurist w/ Rebecca Ryan

Rebecca Ryan is a noted futurist, economist, best-selling author, and entrepreneur. She is the founder of NEXT Generation Consulting through which she partners with private and public sector leaders across the country. Looking a generation ahead, she outlines strategies in urban planning, economic development, and workforce development to ensure communities are well equipped for future trends …

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The Power of Small Groups w/ Randy Haykin

Randy is a coach, serial entrepreneur, angel investor, vintner, and philanthropist who lives and works in the San Francisco Bay Area. He coaches CEOs around the country and was a former lead coach with Vistage, where he built and led a group of 16 CEOs. In 2013, Randy founded the philanthropic venture The Gratitude Network, …

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Parental Leave Leadership w/ Amy Beacom & Sue Campbell

Dr. Amy Beacom is the Founder and CEO of the Center for Parental Leave Leadership. She and Sue Campbell, along with the rest of their team, are on a mission to improve parental leave in America by coaching companies on how best to navigate this trying time. In a time when workplaces are adapting to a more human-centered …

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