Three hundred and fifty business and thought leaders came together in Bentonville, Arkansas for the 2022 Heartland Summit to learn from each other and take back new ideas to their cities to build resilient communities. Ross DeVol is the President & CEO of Heartland Forward and he joins me to talk about innovation happening between the coasts, and why it’s important for the rest of the country.
What do you need to need to safeguard yourself in business and employment? Negotiate Like a CEO outlines how employees, executives, and entrepreneurs have protected themselves in the past, and provides eye-opening advice on how to make sure you won’t get taken advantage of. Author Jotham S. Stein, has more than two decades of experience representing entrepreneurs and C-Suite executives, board members, venture capitalists, private equity principals, and investment bankers as well as less senior employees of all size companies; he describes best practices, common pitfalls, and sky’s-the-limit possibilities at any career stage, whether you’re just out of college or you’re gunning for that C-suite job.
Andrea Vahl, Social Media Consultant, Strategist, co-author of Facebook Marketing All-in-One For Dummies, and Facebook Ads Made Simple talks with me about the most vulnerable newsletter she’s ever written to her subscribers and shares the six lessons that she took away from dealing with grief and business.
Recon founders Sophia and Spencer Rascoff join me to discuss the behind the scenes of developing the Recon app and collaborating as father and daughter. Recon Food is a vertical social media app that brings people together through a love of food.
Every week TALK! with AUDREY hosted by skilled interviewer, Audrey Adams, provides insightful, intelligent and inspiring and meaningful conversations and information to help viewers and listeners improve the quality of their life.
In October of 2013, Bew White was at the pinnacle of his career and success, Chairman of the Board of Gabriella White and its brands, Summer Classics, Gabby and Wendy Jane found himself in the emergency room, fighting for his life. It was that moment when he thought his life would end that led him to want to share his story with the world. His biography, A Summer Classic: The Bew White Story written by Christopher Taunton, is an Entrepreneur’s Tale of Love, Life and Business.
The economic disruption of COVID-19 has challenged small business owners and entrepreneurs to adopt fresh approaches to become more competitive in the post-pandemic marketplace. This is especially true for minority-owned and women businesses in underserved communities. To address this issue, Maggie Ference, Senior Vice President, BB Credit & Ops Director, Huntington National Bank joins me to offer tips to help empower your small business and community.
“Corporate sustainability” and “conscious capitalism” have become the new buzzwords for social good initiatives, but for Carrie Freeman, co-CEO of SecondMuse, social good is more than just a buzzword. Carrie has been named the 2021 YPO Global Impact Award winner, a prestigious honor that celebrates CEO impact that is both significant and sustainable, for her work with SecondMuse. She speaks with me about what it means to win the award and what employers can do to create diversity in the workplace.
The issues of diversity and inclusion in the workplace remain at the forefront of the national conversation. The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed and heightened glaring inequalities around the world, especially when it comes to income and employment, access to health care, protection under the law, and political inclusion. My guest today is Carla Grant Pickens, IBM Chief Diversity Officer and we are going to talk about neurodiversity and how to bring new perspective and talent to your team by embracing a rainbow of thought.
Across the span of his career, Norman Bacal, a retired entertainment attorney and founder of the Toronto Office and former national co-managing partner of Canadian law firm Heenan Blaikie noticed a void between what he was taught in law school and the practical skills he later developed that actually made a difference in building a successful career. Last week we spoke about his book, Take Charge, The Skills to Drive Professional Success. I asked him to come back to talk about how to tackle fear, failure, and risk.