Podcast Episodes

 

Anthony Frasier – Self Taught Tech and Podcasting Entrepreneur

Anthony Frasier – Self Taught Tech and Podcasting Entrepreneur

Anthony Frasier is the CEO and Founder of ABF Creative, a media company specialized in multicultural audio content for children. Starting out right after high-school, Anthony followed a unique entrepreneurial path, going from tech to educating fellow entrepreneurs to...

Simon T. Bailey – Leadership and Resilience

Simon T. Bailey – Leadership and Resilience

Our guest today is Simon T Bailey, anAward-winning keynote speaker, coach, and author who spent his formative years working in the hospitality business, working for companies like Hyatt and Disney. In our conversation, we discussed Simon’s approach to leadership and...

Kelly Campbell – Trauma Informed Leadership Development

Kelly Campbell – Trauma Informed Leadership Development

Today's guest is Kelly Campbell, a former CEO turned Trauma-Informed Leadership Coach. She is also the author of Heal to Lead: Revolutionizing Leadership through Trauma Healing (Wiley), an inspired keynote speaker and a longtime conservationisttrained by Al Gore as a...

4th Annual Business Jargon That Drives You Crazy – Part 1

4th Annual Business Jargon That Drives You Crazy – Part 1

Some business expressions become so overused that they end up losing their meaning. At the end of every episode of Authentic Leadership for Everyday People I ask my guests what is the business jargon that drives them crazy. It's a question that was designed to get to...

Amy Vaughan – Leading a Professional Community of Women

Amy Vaughan – Leading a Professional Community of Women

Our guest today is Amy Vaughan, owner and Chief Empowerment Officer of Together Digital, a professional community whose purpose is to educate and empower women within digital and provide them with network where they can help each other succeed in digital. In our...

Dr. Yasmeen Abu Fraiha – Physician & Moderate Voice For Peace

Dr. Yasmeen Abu Fraiha – Physician & Moderate Voice For Peace

Yasmeen Abu Fraiha is a medical doctor currently completing a clinical fellowship in critical care at BIDMC in Boston, combined with a research fellowship at the Middle East Initiative at Harvard Kennedy School. She is also a board member of the New Israel Fund, a...

Dr. Amanda Blake – Body Mind Leadership

Dr. Amanda Blake – Body Mind Leadership

Today's guest is Dr. Amanda Blake, a Body/Mind leadership coach, founder of Embright and author of the book Your Body Is Your Mind. We discuss her unique career path that marries the intricacies of mind-body science with the art of leadership and behavior change. We...

Greg Bedard – A New Path In Sports Journalism

Greg Bedard – A New Path In Sports Journalism

Greg Bedard of Boston Sports Journal joins us for a candid discussion on his shift from a traditional sports journalism career to forging his own path in the digital media world. We navigate the highs and lows of starting a subscription-based sports website amidst an...

Annie Garofalo – Leading Co-Founder Relationships

Annie Garofalo – Leading Co-Founder Relationships

Today we talk about leadership, partnerships and co-founders. Our guest is Annie Garofalo, Founder and CEO of Confidante. She specializes in preventing co-founder conflicts. Her approach is a combination of her experience as a co-founder herself and a rigorous...

Stress and Resiliency For Leaders

Stress and Resiliency For Leaders

How does stress impact leaders? In today's episode host Dino Cattaneo shares a framework and areas of intervention to manage stress as an individual and as the leader of an organization. This episode was inspired by this LinkedIn post by Erica Seidel. - 16...

Humor and Leadership

Humor and Leadership

Humor is a very powerful leadership tool. In today's episode we celebrate April's Fool with a discussion of 6 principles to use humor effectively in a leadership or corporate context. I also share a portion of a conversation with Bill Prinzivalli about the connection...

Debora Spar The Social Purpose of The Firm

Debora Spar The Social Purpose of The Firm

Our guest today is Debora Spar professor and Business In Global Society Unit Head at Harvard Business School. She is here to discuss a course called The Social Purpose of The Firm that is required in the first year curriculum of the MBA program. In our conversation we...

Stephen Wunker – Innovative Leadership

Stephen Wunker – Innovative Leadership

Today's guest is Stephen Wunker. He is the founder of New Markets Advisors, a firm that specializes in new product introductions. He is also the author of 4 books on innovation and disruption. In our conversation we discussed his career, from consulting to successful...

Anna Goldsmith – Creative Leadership, Partnerships and TEDx

Anna Goldsmith – Creative Leadership, Partnerships and TEDx

Anna Goldsmith is the founder of The Hired Pens, a copywriting agency, and the producer of TedX Portsmouth. She shares her creative leadership journey, from balancing art and business to the influence of poetry classes on her copywriting skills. She reveals her...

Pam Prior Finance, Fun and Leadership

Pam Prior Finance, Fun and Leadership

Today our guest is Pam Prior, who helps us examine leadership through a financial lens. Pam is a CFO-turned-entrepreneur and finance coach, and her mission is to make finance fun and valuable for small business owners. Drawing on her 30-year career, she shares...

Stephen Klein Part 2 – Reflective AI and Entrepreneurship

Stephen Klein Part 2 – Reflective AI and Entrepreneurship

Stephen Klein returns in this episode for the second half of our conversation with him. As a reminder, Stephen is an entrepreneur and AI expert whose journey weaves through academia, business, and innovation, and he is responsible for the creation of Curiouser.AI. In...

Jason Downie – From The Stage to The Boardroom

Jason Downie – From The Stage to The Boardroom

Jason Downie, is the US CEO of Making Science. From his early days touring with a cappella group Ball In the House while consulting part time at Bain, to navigating the corporate landscape at Google, Jason's career is a captivating blend of music, consulting, and...

Lessons From The Fall of Belichick

Lessons From The Fall of Belichick

This is a solo episode in which Dino analyzes Bill Belichick's tenure as a head coach of the New England Patriots and lists the lessons that can be learned from how it ended. Lou Gerstner's interview on how to turnaround companies that are in a crisis after an...

Ginevra Bersani Franceschetti – The Cost of Masculinity

Ginevra Bersani Franceschetti – The Cost of Masculinity

Our guest today is Ginevra Bersani, an Italian economist and co-author of "Il Costo della Virilità" the winner of the Premio Nazionale di Divulgazione Scientifica 2023. Ginevra and her research partner Lucile Peytavin started from data showing that 83% of convicted...

Jason Thompson – Human Leadership In an Analytics World

Jason Thompson – Human Leadership In an Analytics World

Jason Thompson, is the Founder and CEO of 33 Sticks.  He is an expert in data and analytics, but what makes him unique is the fact that he built his business around the leadership principles of humanity and empathy. In this episode, we delve into Jason's journey,...

Nico Cattaneo – Life As a Comedian in New York – Part 2

Nico Cattaneo – Life As a Comedian in New York – Part 2

This episode is Part Two of my conversation with Nico Cattaneo, the talented composer behind our podcast theme music, my son, and a rising young comedian in New York City. If you missed Part One, be sure to check out Episode 120, before diving into this episode. In...

Lynn Pulsifer – Developing and Leading Creativity

Lynn Pulsifer – Developing and Leading Creativity

Today, my guest is a dear old friend and great creative leader. Lynn Pulsifer is the owner and Chief Creative of Salty Cactus Creative. We talk about how to develop and build creativity, for yourself and for the teams you lead.  Lynn shares her experiences as a...

Gaia van der esch Leading Our Way

Gaia van der esch Leading Our Way

Join me today as I talk with Gaia van der Esch about her latest book, "​​Leading Our Way: How Women Are Re-Defining Leadership."In our discussion, we delve into the profiles of seven modern women leaders, emphasizing crucial skills like optimism, curiosity,...

Don Martelli – Storytelling Based Leadership

Don Martelli – Storytelling Based Leadership

Today, we are talking with Don Martelli, As President and Partner of the Belfort Group, Don is deeply immersed in the realms of integrated digital marketing, creative services, web development, public relations and communications. Throghout his career, Don has...

Mosongo Moukwa – Global Leadership

Mosongo Moukwa – Global Leadership

Today's guest is Mosongo Moukwa, the President of Hathaway Advanced Materials and the bestselling author of the book "Be a Leader of Significance." In his long career, Mosongo has been on two parallel journeys. First, a global journey from Congo to Belgium to Canada...

Scarlet Keys The Healing Power of Gratitude

Scarlet Keys The Healing Power of Gratitude

In this special Thanksgiving episode, I'm thrilled to introduce my guest Scarlet Keys, a celebrated songwriter, esteemed educator at Berklee College of Music, TED talk speaker, and author. Over the past three years, Scarlet courageously faced a challenging health...

Jeff Bender – Leading a Gender Neutral Apparel Startup

Jeff Bender – Leading a Gender Neutral Apparel Startup

Today, I sat down with Jeff Bender, the CEO, and Founder of Lion and Owll, a company that designs gender-neutral, chic, and comfy kids' clothing, a business he launched in an effort to create a safe, inclusive, and self-confident environment for all children after...

23rd Veteran – Supporting Veteran Mental Health

23rd Veteran – Supporting Veteran Mental Health

Today's episode is special, coinciding with Veterans Day week.  In Episode 27 in January 2022, I interviewed Navy chaplain Brandon Harding who introduced me to 23rd Veteran—a unique mental health program for veterans dedicated to providing a unique mental health...

Melissa Kwan –  Freedom, Bootstrapping, Entrepreneurship

Melissa Kwan – Freedom, Bootstrapping, Entrepreneurship

Our guest today is Melissa Kwon, co-founder and CEO of eWebinar. Melissa is a 3x bootstrapper navigating the entrepreneurial world while embracing the digital nomad lifestyle. In our discussion, she talked about finding her authenticity and how that shaped her...

Tangia Al-awaji Estrada – Leadership, Community, Advocacy

Tangia Al-awaji Estrada – Leadership, Community, Advocacy

Our guest today Tangia Al-awaji Estrada a storyteller, business builder, and PR consultant. She co-founded BIPOC Podcast Creators, the premier resource for black, indigenous people of color-identified creators across the podcasting space. In our conversation, we...

Debi Kleiman – Fostering Entrepreneurship

Debi Kleiman – Fostering Entrepreneurship

Our guest today is Debi Kleiman, a veteran of Boston's startup/marketing/high-technology scene. Debi is currently working at Harvard University supporting faculty who are starting AI and Machine Learning ventures. As the author of "First Pitch," and a seasoned startup...

Leadership Lessons from My Father / Birthday Special

Leadership Lessons from My Father / Birthday Special

In today's episode I celebrate my birthday by reflecting on the leadership lessons I learned from my father. I also talk about my birthday tradition of organizing a Daniel Pearl Music Day show in October. This year's event is the 11th annual event and will be held at...

Leadership and Entrepreneurship

Leadership and Entrepreneurship

We had many entrepreneurs come through the podcast, so the theme today is entrepreneurship. We’ll cover topics like how and when to take the jump, what is important at the beginning, and how to think about finding the right partners. We will hear from 4 people: Alisa...

Leadership In Higher Education with Debora Spar and Roger Brown

Leadership In Higher Education with Debora Spar and Roger Brown

In this episode we go back to the interviews with Debora Spar and Roger Brown and take out some of the key lessons from leading in higher education that can be applied to other organizations. Contact Dino at: dino@al4ep.com Websites: al4ep.com Additional Guest Links:...

Jazzy T Williams – Leading Podcast Creators

Jazzy T Williams – Leading Podcast Creators

Today, I’m sitting down with Jazzy T. Williams, CEO and Founder of the JazzCast Pros Network a platform that provides a unique space for thought leaders to resonate with a global, niche audience. Focused on leadership and self-development, the network's mission is to...

Whitney Sullivan Leadership, Empathy, Authenticity

Whitney Sullivan Leadership, Empathy, Authenticity

Join me in this engaging discussion with fellow leadership coach Whitney Hinshaw Sullivan as we examine the vital role of empathy in leadership and how too much empathy can be just as damaging as too little. We discuss the necessity of maintaining boundaries on...

Labor Day Special – Best of Food for Your Body

Labor Day Special – Best of Food for Your Body

Today's episode is an anthology of the best answer to the question : what food inspires you? The guests highlight the powerful connection between food, roots, identity and authentic leadership. Featuring: Rishad Tobaccowala, Jean Batthany Rand Fishkin, Gabriella...

Gaia Van der Esch – Embracing Your Leadership Attitude

Gaia Van der Esch – Embracing Your Leadership Attitude

Gaia van der Esch was nominated for the Forbes 30 under 30 a few years ago and is currently the Managing Director of 3ZERO, an organization working to make the world three zero: zero exclusion, zero carbon, and zero poverty. Gaia is the author of the...

Dino Cattaneo – Reflections on Authenticity

Dino Cattaneo – Reflections on Authenticity

In this special milestone Episode number 100, we take a moment to reflect on an incredible journey and express our heartfelt gratitude to you, our dedicated listeners. Today we're celebrating authenticity and its profound meaning to each of us. Listen in as I invite...

Michel Cohen – Building a High-Growth Dental Care Network

Michel Cohen – Building a High-Growth Dental Care Network

Michel Cohen is the visionary, CEO, and Founder of DentalPro, Italy's largest Professional Dentist Clinic Group, boasting over €200 million in sales, 2500 employees, and 265 clinics and offering accessibility to quality dental care across the country. Michel shares...

Isabella Mandis – Leadership At A Young Age

Isabella Mandis – Leadership At A Young Age

Today we talk to Isabella Mandis, Founder and CEO of Girls Who VC and sophomore at Havard, proof that age is no barrier to making a positive difference in the world of VC. Isabella shares her inspiring journey into authentic leadership and starting Girls Who VC just...

Mike Sweeney – Building High Performance Teams

Mike Sweeney – Building High Performance Teams

Today we talk to Mike Sweeney, Chief Strategy Officer at RallyBright, and executive coach and a seasoned leader with a distinguished career that includes serving in the military before transitioning to the corporate world. Mike has a passion for coaching leaders,...

Jeff Robbins – From Touring Musician to Tech Entrepreneur

Jeff Robbins – From Touring Musician to Tech Entrepreneur

Today we talk to Jeff Robbins, musician and co-founder of Lullabot, a renowned, fully remote company specializing in web development. In 2021, Jeff developed an app called Visibox which allows musicians and other performers to control videos and other visual elements...

Third Annual Business Jargon That Drives Us Crazy – part 2

Third Annual Business Jargon That Drives Us Crazy – part 2

Today we're thrilled to bring you part two of our third annual "Business Jargon that Drives Us Crazy" show. This features the shows from January to June of 2023. Part one was published on Memorial Day and it featured episodes from July to December of 2022. This are...

Jason Greer and Zenica Chatman

Jason Greer and Zenica Chatman

Today's episode is a special one as we honor the Juneteenth holiday. In this episode, we're resharing a small extract from my conversations with two incredible guests from last year, addressing the progress that still needs to be made. First up, we have Jason Greer, a...

High Potentials – Successful Transitions to Upper Management

High Potentials – Successful Transitions to Upper Management

In today's episode, podcast guest and producer Dino Cattaneo talks about how high potentials can successfully transition into upper level management. Specifically, Dino focuses on three areas that are key to success: Self-assess Be a selfless leader Accountability....

Mya Byrne – Storyteller, Musician and Queer Trans Leader

Mya Byrne – Storyteller, Musician and Queer Trans Leader

Today we talk to Mya Byrne, a talented singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist known for her captivating storytelling and heartfelt lyrics. Deeply influenced by her love for classic country music, she is dedicated to creating authentic and powerful songs that...

Silvia Negri – Leadership in Communication and Creativity

Silvia Negri – Leadership in Communication and Creativity

Today we talk to Silvia Negri, the Founder and Creative Director of Negri Firman PR & Communication. Her journey in the fashion industry began in the late 80s and early 90s, when she worked for various PR firms and directly with renowned designers such as Giorgio...

Jonathan Rosoff – Social Good Entrepreneur

Jonathan Rosoff – Social Good Entrepreneur

Today we talk to Jonathan Rosoff, an entrepreneur, business leader, marketer, social impact strategist, and now the CEO and founder of Formative, a venture capital firm focused on investing in technology startups that are making a positive impact on society. Jonathan...

Leadership Lessons From My Mother

Leadership Lessons From My Mother

When I interview my guests, I often ask this question: what are your leadership principles? It's only fair that at some point you get to hear some of my leadership principles. You may recall a few months ago, we had an episode about mothers and leadership where I...

Kvon Tucker – How To Be A Conscious Leader

Kvon Tucker – How To Be A Conscious Leader

Today we talk to Kvon Tucker, the co-founder and CEO of Consciously, a coaching and consulting company that aims to help leaders and organizations create more conscious, collaborative, and impactful workplaces. Before starting Consciously, Kvon spent over 15 years  in...

Rishi Bhatia – From CTO to CEO

Rishi Bhatia – From CTO to CEO

Today we talk to Rishi Bhatia. As CEO of Purple Carrot, a Massachusetts-based 100% plant-based meal kit company, Rishi leads the rethinking of plant-based food—making it mainstream for everyone. With over two decades of experience as a CTO and in product strategy,...

Christina Wallace – How To Build a Portfolio Life

Christina Wallace – How To Build a Portfolio Life

Today we have a return guest: Christina Wallace who had joined me on EP55 of the podcast. Christina is an entrepreneur, musician, podcast host and professor at Harvard Business School. With all these interests she describes herself as a "human Venn diagram." Christina...

Anngelle Wood – Steering The Boston Rock ‘n’ Roll Rumble

Anngelle Wood – Steering The Boston Rock ‘n’ Roll Rumble

Today we talk to Anngelle Wood, a prominent figure in the Boston media and music scene who wears many hats, including host of the Boston Emissions radio show, producer and host of the Crime of the Truest Kind podcast, and organizer for the historical Rock & Roll...

Anthony “Nippy” Ames – Escaping A Cult

Anthony “Nippy” Ames – Escaping A Cult

Today we talk to Anthony "Nippy" Ames, a former member of the NXIVM cult (featured in the HBO documentary The Vow) and co-host with his wife, Sarah Edmondson, of the podcast "A Little Bit Culty". Nippy shares his personal experience of being a member of the cult,...

Jean Batthany – Creativity and The Power of Pause

Jean Batthany – Creativity and The Power of Pause

Today we talk to Jean Batthany, who started her career as a designer in an advertising agency, then made several stops in many significant Senior Executive Creative roles at agencies and at Disney. In her latest role, she served as Chief Creative Officer at Walmart...

Dino Interviewed by Harry Duran on Podcast Junkies

Dino Interviewed by Harry Duran on Podcast Junkies

We are sharing the Podcast Junkies episode where Harry Duran interviews Dino Cattaneo, host of Authentic Leadership for Everyday People. Harry Duran was a guest on episode 77 of Authentic Leadership for Everyday People. Websites: harryduran.com Other Harry Duran...

Harry Duran – Podcast Entrepreneur

Harry Duran – Podcast Entrepreneur

Harry Duran is the host of the Podcast Junkies podcast, the Vertical Farming podcast, and the founder of FullCast, a podcast agency. He also is a remarkable example of someone who has fully embraced his authentic self. In our conversation, he shared his journey from...

Jeremy Goldman – From Entrepreneur to Intrapreneur

Jeremy Goldman – From Entrepreneur to Intrapreneur

Today we talk to Jeremy Goldman, the director of Marketing & Retail briefings at Insider Intelligence. Jeremy has been an authority on marketing and its intersection with technology for over a decade. He built and led a successful marketing firm, Firebrand, but...

Brian Beckcom – Purpose Driven Trial Lawyer

Brian Beckcom – Purpose Driven Trial Lawyer

Brian Beckcom  is a philosopher, Computer Scientist, and one of the nation's top trial lawyers. He's also the founder and host of the "Lessons From Leaders" podcast, where he interviews military combat veterans, sports stars, judges, coaches, spiritual leaders, and...

Daniella Rabbani – Mothers as Leaders

Daniella Rabbani – Mothers as Leaders

"The mother as a leader is an underrepresented conversation. It's hard to articulate how much mothers impact society. And it's a messy job. But that child is going to be the leader of tomorrow. We're going to live in a world where that child gets to call the shots." -...

Dino Cattaneo – How To Assess Your Leaders

Dino Cattaneo – How To Assess Your Leaders

In today's episode there are no guests. I share a framework to assess a leader you are working for or are considering working for. KEY TAKEAWAYS [01:38] - The inspiration for this special episode. [03:11] - The ground rules to get the most out of this episode. [03:55]...

Kameelah Benjamin-Fuller  – Activist and DEI Leader

Kameelah Benjamin-Fuller – Activist and DEI Leader

Today we talk to mom, activist, and diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) expert, Kameelah Benjamin-Fuller. As the Chief Diversity Officer and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Leader at PTC, a Boston-based global technology company. Kameelah supports the...

Creating Your Own Definition of Success

Creating Your Own Definition of Success

We are in the beginning of the year, and for many of us, this is a time where we think about setting goals and making new plans. A big topic of the podcast is how we measure success. Over two years of conversations, my guests have given me many definitions of what...

Allison Bennie – Embracing Your Adult ADHD

Allison Bennie – Embracing Your Adult ADHD

Allison Bennie is a Creative Leadership and Life Coach at Does As She Pleases, an international coaching, facilitation, and training company that helps people in the performing arts who want to live by their own rules. Allison and I were both diagnosed with Adult ADHD...

Jamie Mittelman – Giving Voice To Women Athletes

Jamie Mittelman – Giving Voice To Women Athletes

Jamie Mittelman is the founder of Flame Bearers, the first and only global storytelling platform for women Olympians and Paralympians. Flame Bearears champions elite women athletes, using sport as a conduit for issues such as disability bias, mental health, and pay...

Scarlet Keys – What’s In A Song

Scarlet Keys – What’s In A Song

Today we talk to Scarlet Keys, songwriter, author, podcaster, and Professor of songwriting at Berklee College of Music since 2003. Scarlet was a signed songwriter in Nashville and then evolved into one of the country’s top songwriting educators, aside from teaching at...

Judi Fox – Building an Authentic Presence On LinkedIn

Judi Fox – Building an Authentic Presence On LinkedIn

Today's guest is Judi Fox, the Founder of LinkedIn Business Accelerator, the coaching program to help you network and position yourself to get the most out of LinkedIn and find new opportunities while building a solid support community. We talk about how to build an...

Francesca Gargaglia Building a Global Startup

Francesca Gargaglia Building a Global Startup

Francesca Gargaglia is the COO and co-founder of Amity, a tech company that builds ready to use social features that companies can easily incorporate in their websites and app to create their own communities. What’s unique about Amity is that even though the...

Wil Reynolds – Growing A Company To Give Back

Wil Reynolds – Growing A Company To Give Back

Wil Reynolds, is the Founder of Seer Interactive, one of the best digital marketing agencies in the country. Wil started the company as a solo practitioner and grew it to over 200 people. At some point, he realizedided that with the success of the company he had...

A Broader Look At Leadership

A Broader Look At Leadership

This episode is part two of our look back at the start of the podcast through an anthology of leadership lessons from guests: Erin Barra, Dr. Steve Yacovelli, Rand Fishkin, and Marcel Quiroga. We look at leadership from a broader point of view, tackling topic such as...

Leadership Lessons From The Early Shows

Leadership Lessons From The Early Shows

In this episode we look back at the start of the podcast and present an anthology of leadership lessons from the first four guests: Raj Kapoor, Katarin Dyer, Rishad Tobaccowala and Dave Edelman. They talk about how they formed their own leadership style, what makes a...

Chris Lynch – The Punk Rock Venture Capitalist

Chris Lynch – The Punk Rock Venture Capitalist

Chris Lynch is the Executive Chairman, and CEO at AtScale, the industry leader in data federation and cloud transformation. Sometimes known as the Punk Rock VC, Chris is a VC investor, operator, advisor, and mentor to dozens of entrepreneurs and startups. He has been...

Arielle Nissenblatt – Building Community in Podcasting

Arielle Nissenblatt – Building Community in Podcasting

Arielle Nissenblatt's is the community team manager at SquadCast, a remote recording software solution. Her obsession with podcasts began when she learned she loved being entertained by audio. An advocate and influencer in the podcast community, she founded EarBuds...

Cindy Gallop – Leading A Social Revolution in Sex Tech

Cindy Gallop – Leading A Social Revolution in Sex Tech

The first half of Cindy Gallop’s career would have been enough for most people: she was instrumental in building Bartle, Bogle and Hagerty into a global advertising firm, opening and growing both their Asia and US offices. But for the past almost 15 years Cindy has...

Jackie Indrisano – Resilience in the Entertainment Industry

Jackie Indrisano – Resilience in the Entertainment Industry

Our guest today is Jackie Indrisano, General Manager of the Off Cabot comedy club. Jackie spent the bulk of her career in entertainment, booking music and comedy venues. She built not one but two college venues, one at Northeastern and one at Berklee College of Music....

Ronnell Richards – Authentic Selling

Ronnell Richards – Authentic Selling

Can there be such a thing as being authentic in sales? Our guest, Ronnell Richards is an entrepreneur who spent over two decades in sales. He has been a producer, has built and led sales organizations in tech and telecom, and he runs a very successful sales training...

Christina Wallace – Portfolio Life

Christina Wallace – Portfolio Life

Christina Wallace is a former entrepreneur with over 10 years of experience building companies, and and currently a professor of entrepreneurship and marketing at Harvard Business School.She is writing a book about the Portfolio Life. It’s a concept that acknowledges...

Sean Fahey – Career Entrepreneur

Sean Fahey – Career Entrepreneur

Sean Fahey has been an entrepreneur his whole life. He spent the last 13 years building Vidcruiter, an HR tech company that uses software and video to significantly improve the recruiting process for organizations. Sean shared his experience as an entrepreneur, the...

Jim Young – Defeating Burnout

Jim Young – Defeating Burnout

Today's guest is my friend Jim Young, also known as The Centered Coach. Jim had a long career in tech, rising in his company until he was the president. And then, he experienced a serious burnout, that led him to a serious recalibration of his life and priorities. Now...

Tonya Montella – Proactive Career Management

Tonya Montella – Proactive Career Management

Tonya Montella is a coach helps women manage their career. Often, when people look for help in managing their career, it’s when they feel the need to make a change. The reality though is that to have a successful career, you need to manage it proactively at every...

Kim Driscoll – Leadership in Public Service

Kim Driscoll – Leadership in Public Service

Governing, running a city, a state or a country is an increasing complex job, and we need specialists who are passionate about that job if we want our society to thrive. Kim Driscoll comes very close to that ideal: she is smart, pragmatic, and she is truly following a...

Erin Sharoni – Finding Your Passion in Longevity Science

Erin Sharoni – Finding Your Passion in Longevity Science

Today's guest is Erin Sharoni who right now is the Chief Product Officer at FOXO Technologies. Erin had a fascinating journey to her current position. She left a 6 year career on Wall Street to become a sports reporter for NBC, CBS, Showtime, but after 5 years she...

Episode 47 Jon Darbyshire – Rethinking The MVP at SmartSuite

Episode 47 Jon Darbyshire – Rethinking The MVP at SmartSuite

Ever since Eric Ries published The Lean Startup in 2011, conventional startup wisdom has been to adopt the MVP (minimum viable product) approach in building a new company. Our guest today, Jon Darbyshire, founder and CEO of SmartSuite, decided to take a different...