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English, Finance, 204 seasons, 507 episodes, 1 day, 12 hours, 42 minutes
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Entrepreneur and business success techniques and tips that you don't learn in business school.
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How to Fashion Billion-Dollar Success

Tom Murry, retired CEO of Calvin Klein, discusses billion-dollar business techniques that get results. Tom retired as CEO after 17 prosperous years during which he facilitated the brand’s growth from 2.8 billion to $8 billion. He has worked with, and learned from, the most recognized names in fashion, as well as titans of the business world. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest
5/25/202415 minutes, 13 seconds
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Modern Approaches to Real Estate Investing Online

Bart de Bruijn, CEO of EstateX, discusses modern approaches to real estate investing online. EstateX provides a suite of innovative solutions to build financial freedom for the everyday individual. hey expedite investing and selling of real estate online and are working to level the playing field for everyone. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest
5/18/202424 minutes, 4 seconds
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How to Be Proactive Instead of Reactive in your Career

Dr. Benjamin Ritter discusses his upcoming book “Becoming Fearless” and ways to become proactive instead of reactive in your career. Ben is the founder of Live for Yourself Consulting where he works as a Talent and Leadership Development leader, and a coach in the realms of career and leadership development. Ben has coached leaders from Amazon, Doordash, Google, Yelp, and more. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest
5/16/202424 minutes, 54 seconds
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Using Data Analytics to Gain Competitive Advantage

Gyasi Bawuah discusses ways to use data analytics to gain competitive advantage and move the needle with organizational performance. Gyasi is the founder and director of data science and innovation at Chase Analytics, a technology and data science hub, leveraging analytics, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest
5/11/202427 minutes, 15 seconds
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How Artificial Intelligence and the Cloud will Transform Business

Futurist Tom Koulopoulos discusses "The Bottomless Cloud" and how AI, the next generation of the cloud, and abundance thinking will radically transform business. After the success of his Amazon bestselling book "Revealing The Invisible," Tom teamed up with entrepreneur David Friend to provide a straightforward understanding of the incredible power of the cloud and data abundance; it’s an entirely new way to think about the value and the role of data in building tomorrow’s enterprise. Host Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest
5/4/202423 minutes, 41 seconds
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Digital Innovation in Insurance

Henna Karna discusses digital innovation and global strategy development in Insurance. Henna is a Fortune 100 advisor and tech entrepreneur that has designed and developed patent-pending technology and applications in the field of genetic algorithms, behavioral analytics, deep neural nets and digital data technologies. She is currently the GM, Global Industry Solutions at Google where she is building the global strategy for industry solutions with a focus on insurance and risk management. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest
4/23/202427 minutes, 58 seconds
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Superhuman Innovation - Transforming Business with Artificial Intelligence

Chris Duffey discusses his book "Superhuman Innovation" and transforming businesses with Artificial Intelligence. Chris used AI to write his book, in the form of Aimé, an intelligent bot Chris assembled using AI and natural language tools. Chris and his work has been profiled by the Wall Street Journal, the NY Post, The Guardian, and many more. He’s the head of AI Innovation & Business Strategy at Adobe, and he serves on Rutgers University Data Advisory Board. Listen for five action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest
4/20/202426 minutes, 51 seconds
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Unleashing Opportunities in Africa

Topsy Kola Oyeneyin discusses her book “Unleash: The Blueprint for a Life That Attracts Uncommon Opportunities." It is a blueprint to equip young Africans to seize opportunities in this season of rapid transition. Topsy is a transformation expert that has spent 20 years working with financial institutions, regulators, and investors across Africa to develop growth programs and execute large-scale transformations. She is formerly a partner and co-leader of McKinsey’s Payments Practice for the Eastern Europe, Middle East, and Africa regions. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest
4/6/202420 minutes, 59 seconds
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The Role of Innovation in Organizational Performance

Nick Jain, CEO of IdeaScale, discusses the role of innovation and digital transformation in organizational performance. After earning his MBA at Harvard, Nick started his career at places like McKinsey and Bain Capital. And then on Wall Street. Today he’s known as a professional turn-around CEO. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest
3/30/202419 minutes, 29 seconds
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Decision-Making in a Noisy World

Nuala Walsh discusses her book “Tune In” and how to make smarter decisions in a noisy world. Nuala is the CEO of MindEquity. She has been recognized among the Top 100 Most Influential Women in Finance. You’ve seen her featured in Harvard Business Review, Forbes, and more. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest
3/23/202428 minutes, 43 seconds
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Community Involvement through Giving, Volunteerism and Education

Olivia Sorensen, Senior Community Development Specialist at SELCO Community Credit Union, discusses the launch of SELCO Steps Up. The Credit Union has been working to reimagine and expand its approach to community involvement with this new program that aims to create positive, innovative, and lasting change through community giving, volunteerism, financial education, and student and educator support. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest
3/16/202421 minutes, 12 seconds
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Former FCC Chairman Calls for New Agency to Govern Tech Policies and Practices

Former FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler discusses his book “Techlash” in which he calls for a new government agency to adminster tech industry policies and practices. Tom was appointed to the FCC by President Obama in 2013 and is the only person to be selected to both the Cable Television Hall of Fame and The Wireless Hall of Fame. Listen also to his take on President Biden’s recent executive order on AI. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? DigitalTransformationPodcast.net/guest
3/9/202423 minutes, 32 seconds
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Online Community Marketing, Membership and Launch Strategies

Andy Guttormsen, Chief Revenue Officer at Circle.co, discusses online communities and the factors and approaches to consider for marketing, memberships, and launch strategies. Circle is an all-in-one community platform for creators and brands. They power thousands of the most popular online communities by making it easier to have a home for your people, memberships, and events. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest
3/2/202423 minutes, 47 seconds
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What Nature Teaches Us About Leadership

Oleg Konovalov discusses his book “The Fisherman’s Path to Leadership". Oleg is a distinguished global thought leader, renowned author, and business educator.  He was named one of the Global 100 Inspirational Leaders in 2022, alongside influential figures like Bill Gates and Elon Musk. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest
2/24/202421 minutes, 37 seconds
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Overcoming Bias in Leadership

Lisa Tromba discusses her book “Mind Knots” and ways to understand the cognitive and emotional biases that prevent rational leadership. Lisa is the founder of Leadership Intelligence Services and an authority in executive search. Her approach includes assessing the impact of psychological bias on leadership. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? https://Everyday-MBA.com/guest
2/17/202426 minutes, 25 seconds
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Passive Sales Success using YouTube

Levi Lascsak discusses his book "Passive Prospecting" and strategies for passive sales success using YouTube. Levi is a real estate agent, video creator, and the founder of Passive Productions. He earned $1 million in his first year on YouTube. Learn how to dominate your market without cold calling, chasing clients, or spending money on ads. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest
2/3/202430 minutes, 20 seconds
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Developing and Sustaining Innovation in Teams

Helene Cahen discusses her book “Fire Up Innovation” and ways to develop and sustain innovation in teams. Helen is a strategist, trainer and facilitator with over 20 years of experience helping companies navigate innovation challenges. She has worked with Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, and non-profits to understand innovation and build effective teams.  Listen for three action items you can use today.  Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Visit Everyday-MBA.com/guest
1/13/202421 minutes, 56 seconds
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Branded Entertainment Channels for Out-Of-Home Environments

Jon Niermann, Founder and CEO of Loop Media, discusses branded entertainment channels for businesses. Loop is the leading supplier in North America of short form video content for Out Of Home environments like bars, hotels, restaurants, and airports. Before founding Loop, Jon spent 22 Years at The Walt Disney Company and Electronic Arts serving as president of Asia pacific operations for both. He was the founder and executive producer of FarWest Entertainment, and has been a late night talk show host on Fox International. You would be hard pressed to find an Entertainment/Mediatech executive with more diverse experience in global business, content production, strategic development, marketing, and sales. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest
1/6/202419 minutes, 50 seconds
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The New Science of Leadership

Dr. Geoffrey VanderPal discusses his book “The Steadfast Leader” and the science of leadership. Geoffrey and his co-author Dr. Randy Brazie explore the application of Polyvagal Theory and an understanding of the neurobiological mechanisms behind behavior to today’s most effective leadership principles and practices. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest
12/16/202327 minutes, 26 seconds
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The Long Game with Dorie Clark - BEST OF Everyday MBA

Dorie Clark returns to the show to discuss "The Long Game" and how to be a long-term thinker in a short-term world. It's no secret that today's professionals feel rushed, overwhelmed, and perennially behind. Dorie is a best-selling author, a Harvard business review contributor, a professor at Duke University and The Long Game shares unique principles you can apply to finally break out of the frenetic day-to-day routine and transform your life and your career. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
12/9/202320 minutes, 10 seconds
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The Business of "The Deadliest Catch" - BEST OF Everyday MBA

BEST OF Everyday MBA - Captain Keith Colburn discusses "The Deadliest Catch", the popular show on Discovery TV and Discovery+. Listen as we explore the implications of the high-stakes crab fishing industry and hear Keith's adventurous entrepreneurial story. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest
12/2/202322 minutes, 10 seconds
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Diversity and Inclusion in Global Business

Eric Kelly discusses diversity and inclusion in global business. Eric is the founder of Bridge 2 Technologies and a former advisor to President Obama. His mission is to accelerate inclusion and cultural understanding to drive business growth. Eric is also the creator of the annual Global Intellect Summit at the Nasdaq MarketSite, which is a gathering of corporate, educational, and financial leaders to address the challenges of building an inclusive business ecosystem. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest
11/18/202324 minutes, 22 seconds
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Career Fulfillment in a Complicated World

Merideth Mehlberg discusses her book “Your Finest Work: Career Fulfillment in a Complicated World.” Merideth is an ICF-certified Master Coach and she has spent nearly twenty years working with executives to transform careers and lives. Merideth chairs the Bay Area chapter of the UCLA Anderson CEO Forum and serves as a Core Guide for Chief. Find out more at YourFinestWork.com. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest
11/11/202321 minutes, 1 second
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The Impact of AI on Business - New Research

Emily Frolick and Atif Zaim from KPMG discuss the impact of Artificial Intelligence. The pair worked on a new KPMG survey focused on the impact of Generative AI on businesses, and why most organizations say they are unprepared for immediate adoption. Emily is Advisory Partner in the KPMG Technology Risk Management practice and Leader of KPMG’s Trust Imperative. Atif is National Managing Partner of Advisory at KPMG. Listen for action items you can use today. Host Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest
11/4/202326 minutes, 52 seconds
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Strategies for a Smarter Global Future

Olaf Groth talks about his book “The Great Remobilization” and strategies for a smarter global future. Olaf is Professor of Strategy, Futures and Innovation at the University of California; Faculty Director for the Future of Technology program at Berkeley Executive Education; and Professor of Practice for Global Strategy, Innovation & Futures at Hult International Business School. He is also CEO of advisory think tank Cambrian.ai and coauthor of the books “Solomon's Code” and “The AI Generation.” Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest
11/4/202327 minutes, 14 seconds
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The Business of Real Estate Investing

Drew Breneman discusses the business of real estate investing. Drew made his first real estate investment at just 19 years old. This attracted the attention of HGTV, where Drew was featured as an up-and-coming real estate investor. Fast-forward to today and Drew is the founder of several real estate investment groups, including his namesake Breneman Capital. You’d be hard pressed to find another more experienced expert in the business of real estate investment. Learn why real estate is a good investment, what data you should use to drive your decisions, and some best practices to maximize your return. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest
10/28/202317 minutes, 48 seconds
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Social Sustainability is Good for Business

Vito Mabrucco, Global Chief Marketing Officer at NTT Corporation, discusses a new NTT report “The Business Case for Social Sustainability" showing how corporations investing in social good unlock wide-ranging benefits, including increased revenue, better productivity and a more equitable workforce. Is social sustainability is good for business? Apparently so, unlocking millions of potential revenue. Listen as we explore the findings and steps to guide our strategies for socially sustainable transformation. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest
10/21/202320 minutes, 37 seconds
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Global Mobility and the Impacts to Organizations and Workers

Eileen Mullaney from Vialto Partners discusses global mobility and the impact to workers and organizations. Vialto recently published a study focused on mobility and 89% of global companies expect an increase in global mobility. And 40% stated that having international experience is a prerequisite for promotion to senior roles. Listen as we explore the impact businesses in the coming months. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest
10/14/202320 minutes, 33 seconds
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Success Toolkit Used by Highly Successful Leaders

As a young researcher at the National Institutes of Health, Susan Ford Collins asked: What more could we learn if we studied highly successful people, not just the dysfunctional ones? Over the next two decades Susan shadowed many successful leaders and business professionals and discovered they use 10 skills consistently, and she includes them in her new book “Blur: Clear the Way Ahead...Even In The Worst Of Times.” Susan has been called America's Premier Success and Leadership Coach by CNN.  Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest
10/7/202321 minutes, 52 seconds
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Rethinking Competitive Advantage with Ram Charan - BEST OF Everyday MBA

Best of Everyday MBA - Dr. Ram Charan, NYT bestselling author and award-winning Harvard Business School professor, discusses his book "Rethinking Competitive Advantage". Ram is a world-wide expert on business strategy. For years, he has worked with the CEOs of some of the world's most successful companies, including GE, Bank of America, Verizon, Coca-Cola, 3M, Merck...and many more. Listen for action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest     
9/30/202327 minutes, 14 seconds
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Marshall Goldsmith - The World’s #1 Executive Coach - BEST OF Everyday MBA

Best-selling author Marshall Goldsmith is the author of 41 books, which have sold over 2.5 million copies and been best-sellers in 12 countries. He’s a member of the Thinkers 50 Hall of Fame and ranked as the World’s #1 Executive Coach. Enjoy this BEST OF Everyday MBA episode as Kevin and Marshall discuss ways live a fulfilled live without being addicted to achievement.  Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest
9/23/202320 minutes, 49 seconds
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Using Virtual Assistants to Boost Your Business Success

Justin Nelson, CEO of Sphere Rocket, discusses ways to leverage the use of virtual assistants. Sphere Rocket connects VA's with Employers across the world and Justin is focused on helping business owners use improve lead generation, digital marketing and client support through the use of virtual assistants. And if you’ve ever wondered about using a virtual assistant, or what the benefits might be, check out this interview. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Visit Everyday-MBA.com/guest
9/16/202325 minutes, 25 seconds
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Secret Ways Of Thinking That Power The Worlds Most Successful People

Polina Marinova Pompliano discusses her book “Hidden Genius” and the secret ways of thinking that power the world’s most successful people. Polina spent five years as an author and editor at Fortune Magazine where she interviewed some of todays most influential and high-profile dealmakers. Polina realized that the highest performers use mental frameworks that fundamentally change the way they see the world. What distinguishes the merely great individuals from the truly exceptional? Find out in this important interview. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest
9/9/202321 minutes, 58 seconds
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Build Your Brand with Community-Led Growth

Lloyed Lobo discusses his book “From Grassroots to Greatness” and ways to build iconic brands with community-led growth. Lloyed is the co-founder of Boast.Al where he leveraged the community-led growth model to bootstrap the company to eight-figure revenue. He is also co-founder of Traction, a community empowering over 100k innovators through connections, content, and capital. You’ve seen him in places like Fox Business, Techcrunch and Forbes. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Visit Everyday-MBA.com/guest
9/2/202326 minutes, 24 seconds
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How To Think Like a Corporate Athlete

Punit Dhillon discusses his book “Catapult,” and how to think like a corporate athlete. When Punit was nine when he almost drowned in a swimming pool. Twenty years later, he became a competitive swimmer and completed his first of several Ironman Triathlons. At thirty, Punit became one of the youngest biotech CEOs in the life sciences industry and a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year award. Listen as we explore the parallels between athleticism and business leadership. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Visit Everyday-MBA.com/guest
8/26/202322 minutes, 45 seconds
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Sparking Innovation and Creativity in the New World of Work

Steven Kowalski discusses his book Creative Together and ways to spark innovation in the new world of work. Steven holds a PhD in adult learning and organizational creativity from UCLA and is a leading voice in the global movement for conscious creativity. Listen as we explore how organizations can shape their cultures and reinvigorate how teams co-create new value. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?  Everday-MBA/guest
8/19/202321 minutes, 4 seconds
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Business Disruption with Infrastructure-as-a-Service (iPaas)

Matt Durham, Head of Market Strategy at Digibee, discusses enterprise integration Platform-as-a-Service. You’ve heard of software as a service, or infrastructure as a service, iPaaS provides a low-code integration platform that allows users to integrate company systems and modernize legacy architectures more quickly and affordably. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
8/19/202330 minutes, 56 seconds
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The Human Side of Innovation

BEST OF Everyday MBA - Mauro Porcini discusses his book "The Human Side of Innovation" and the characteristics of great innovators. Mauro Porcini is PepsiCo’s first ever Chief Design Officer. He was named by Fast Company as one of the top 50 Most Influential Designers in the United States. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
8/12/20230
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Becoming a Transformational Leader

BEST OF Everyday MBA - Best-selling author Faisal Hoque discusses his book "Lift" and how to foster the leader within you amid revolutionary global changes. "Lift" is a #1 Wall Street Journal and USA Today best-seller. The business of being a business leader is changing rapidly. What are the opportunities that change affords leaders, entrepreneurs, and individuals? Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
8/5/202329 minutes, 33 seconds
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HBR at 100 - The Best Articles from the Last Century

BEST OF Everyday MBA - Adi Ignatius, Editor in Chief of the Harvard Business Review Group, discusses his book "HBR at 100" and some of the most influential and innovative articles from Harvard Business Review's first century. Adi studied HBR's archive all the way back to its first issue in 1922 to bring us a historical perspective on business that will help us prepare for the future. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
7/29/202322 minutes, 48 seconds
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Giving Voice to the Tortoise in our Hare-Brained World

Robert Lengel discusses his book “A Place for T” and ways to give voice to the tortoise in our “hare-brained” world. Bob is the president of the consulting firm LeaderWork Inc, and Associate Professor emeritus at the University of Texas at San Antonio where, over his 32 year tenure, he founded and directed the Center for Professional Excellence and the UTSA Executive MBA program. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
7/22/202319 minutes, 34 seconds
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How to Battle Anxiety in Work and Life

Joanna Hardis discusses her book “Just Do Nothing: A Paradoxical Guide to Getting Out of Your Own Way.” Joanna is a cognitive behavioral therapist committed to using evidence-based treatments to help people better deal with and respond to anxiety and being uncomfortable. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
7/8/202320 minutes, 12 seconds
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The Future of Virtual Mental Health

Dr. David Mou discusses the ever-evolving landscape of healthcare and the emergence of virtual mental health services. David is the CEO of Cerebral, a leading online provider of psychiatric and behavioral therapy services. In addition to his role as CEO of Cerebral, he serves as the Director of the Innovations Council for Massachusetts General Hospital’s Psychiatry Department.  Host, Kevin Craine
7/1/202319 minutes, 59 seconds
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Modern Conflict Resolution

Penny Tremblay discusses her book “Sandbox Strategies for the New Workplace,” and best practices for modern conflict resolution. Now that many workers are collaborating online and teams are becoming ever-more virtual in nature, the best practices to resolve conflict are changing. Listen to learn how you can “play nice” and still be true to your objectives and feelings. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
6/24/202317 minutes, 31 seconds
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What Sports Teach us about Work and Life

Sally Jenkins discusses her book “The Right Call” and what sports teach us about work and life. Sally is a Pulitzer Prize finalist, New York Times bestselling author, and award-winning Washington Post columnist. She is the first woman inducted into the National Sportswriters and Sportscasters Hall of Fame. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
6/17/202324 minutes, 24 seconds
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International Deal-Making in China with Disney and Beyond

Michael Crawford discusses his book “From the Mouse’s House to the Penthouse”. Michael is an International deal maker and corporate executive that has helped some of the most powerful brands grow and operate globally, including with Disney, Four Seasons, and the Pro Football Hall of Fame. You will truly find no one more qualified in international business. Listen as he explores his personal experiences in Asia and how he helped build and operate some of the highest-profile brands on an international scale. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
6/10/202325 minutes, 41 seconds
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New Ways to Innovate and Take Action

Atif Rafiq discusses his book “Decision Sprint” and new ways to innovate. Atif has blazed trails in Silicon Valley and the Fortune 500 for over 25 years. After rising through digital native companies like Amazon, Yahoo!, and AOL, Atif held C-suite roles at Volvo, and MGM Resorts. He was the first Chief Digital Officer in the history of the Fortune 500, a pioneering role he held at McDonalds. Listen for action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
6/3/202325 minutes, 27 seconds
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Designing Transformative Experiences

Brad McLain discusses his book “Designing Transformative Experiences.” Brad is a social scientist from the University of Colorado where he serves as the Director of the Center for STEM Learning. He is also a senior research scientist at the National Center for Women in Information Technology. Brad has worked with the Space Science Institute, the NASA Space Shuttle Program, and the National Center for Atmospheric Research. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?  
5/30/202324 minutes, 58 seconds
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Purpose, Insight and Change

Ian Williams discusses his book "Soil and Spirit" and ways to establish your purpose, gain insight and manage transformational change. Ian is the founder of Still Point Insight, a company that helps scale business impact and employee wellbeing through process optimization. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
5/27/202323 minutes, 47 seconds
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Global Shipping and Digital Transformation

Carmit Glik discusses the state of digital transformation in the global shipping industry. Carmit is the CEO of Ship4wd, a digital-first freight forwarding service built for SMBs. Carmit has been at the forefront of digital transformation and innovation in the global freight industry for over 22 years. She has worked with startups and large multinational enterprises alike, covering strategic supply chain management, digital transportation, and freight forwarding solutions. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
5/13/202323 minutes, 18 seconds
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How to Get Inside Your Competitor's Mindset

John Horn discusses his book “Inside the Competitor's Mindset” and how to predict your competitor’s next move. John is Professor of Practice in Economics at the Olin Business School at Washington University. His global economics courses are informed by his nine years of work on competitive strategy with the Strategy Practice of McKinsey & Company. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
5/6/202328 minutes, 26 seconds
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Harnessing AI for a More Inclusive Future

Professor Orly Lobel discusses her book "The Equality Machine" and how to use AI to harness a brighter, more inclusive future. Orly is a renowned tech policy scholar and the Director of the Center for Employment and Labor Policy at the University of San Diego. She is a member of the American Law Institute, a former Israeli military data analyst, and Supreme Court clerk. Why should we be optimistic about AI’s future? Listen here to find out. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
4/29/202331 minutes, 52 seconds
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Secrets of Next Level Entrepreneurs

Alex Brueckmann discusses his book “Secrets of Next Level Entrepreneurs” and ways to thrive in business while leading a balanced life. Alex is a strategy facilitator, speaker, and author. He has worked with thousands of business leaders from organizations across the world. Alex is an alumnus of the European Business School and holds a number of certificates in organizational development and strategy from Harvard. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
4/22/202326 minutes, 31 seconds
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Are Digital Platforms Taking Over Our Lives?

Vili Lehdonvirta discusses his book "Cloud Empires" and how digital platforms like Amazon and others are overtaking our lives. We explore how we can regain control. Vili is Professor of Economic Sociology and Digital Social Research at the University of Oxford. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
4/15/202322 minutes, 4 seconds
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Turn Anxiety Into A Leadership Superpower

Morra Aarons-Mele discusses her book "The Anxious Achiever" and how to turn anxiety into a leadership superpower. Morra is an author and an award winning consultant. You’ve seen her in places like The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. She a Ted speaker. Her first book "Hiding in the Bathroom" was an Amazon best seller. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
4/8/202317 minutes, 13 seconds
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Gaining Control Over Addictive Technologies

Gaia Bernstein discusses her book "Unwired" and ways to gain control over addictive technologies. Gaia Bernstein is a Law Professor, Director of the Institute for Privacy Protection, and Co-Director of the Gibbons Institute for Law Science and Technology at the Seton Hall University School of Law. She writes teaches and lectures on issues at the intersections of law, technology, privacy, and health. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
4/1/202324 minutes, 23 seconds
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Building a New Leadership Ladder

Carol Geffner discusses her book “Building a New Leadership Ladder” and transforming male-dominated organizations to support women on the rise. Carol is formerly Professor of the Practice of Governance and Management at the University of Southern California. She is currently President of CBVision consultants. She is a member of Forbes's Coaches Council. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
3/25/202322 minutes, 34 seconds
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Continuous Improvement Through Employee Culture

Frank Devine discusses his book “Rapid Mass Engagement” and ways to drive continuous improvement through employee culture. Frank is the founder of Accelerated Improvement and has trained senior leaders and change agents in organizations like Johnson & Johnson, Rolls Royce, Coca Cola, and more. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
3/18/202320 minutes, 51 seconds
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How the World's Biggest Companies Survived the COVID Crisis

Liz Hoffman discusses her book "Crash Landing" and how the world's biggest companies survived the COVID financial crisis. Liz was a longtime Wall Street Journal reporter before being named the business and finance editor at Semafor. She gained astonishing access inside many of most high-profile CEOs and their decision-making, revealing how they navigated the financial carnage of 2020. Hear the stories of AirBnB, American Airlines, Hilton and Ford. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
3/11/202324 minutes, 22 seconds
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A Game Plan to Build a Great Workplace

Melanie Booher discusses her book “Conscious Culture” and a game plan to build a great workplace. Melanie is the creator of the Conscious Culture Certified Coach program. She helps organizations create meaningful change in the areas of HR, Operations, Leadership Development, and Business Strategy in order to leverage culture as a competitive advantage. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
3/4/202320 minutes, 39 seconds
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Real-Time Leadership Skills

Carol Kauffman discusses her new book "Real-Time Leadership" and how to be a successful leader when the stakes are high. Carol is known internationally as a leader in the field of leadership coaching. Marshall Goldsmith named her the number one leadership coach and Thinkers50 ranked her among the top eight coaches in the world. Carol is an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School, and a visiting professor at Henley Business School. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
2/25/202323 minutes, 22 seconds
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Storytelling For Startups

Donna Griffit discusses her book "Sticking To My Story" and the alchemy of storytelling for startups. Donna Griffit is a corporate storyteller and pitch alchemist. She has helped over 1000 startups raise hundreds of millions of dollars and accelerate their sales with great storytelling and messaging savvy. Listen for three action items you can use today.  Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?  
2/18/202321 minutes, 9 seconds
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How to Love Your Work and Succeed

Stefan Falk discusses his new book "Intrinsic Motivation" and how to love your work and succeed. Stefan is a human performance expert that works with top business executives as well as military specials ops teams and elite professional athletes. He’s a McKinsey alumnus and his leadership and human performance techniques were developed with leading scientists in fields of neuroscience, behavioral science, and psychology.  Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
2/11/202322 minutes, 34 seconds
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How Female Entrepreneurs Can Build a 7-Figure Business

Natasha Zoryk discusses how female entrepreneurs can build a 7-figure business. Natasha is a business mentor and marketing expert that helps female entrepreneurs sustainably scale their brand. Listen for three action items you can use today. Find her at natashazoryk.com. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
2/4/202324 minutes, 15 seconds
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Innovation in the Age of the Entrepreneur

Mike Stemple discusses his book "Innovating Innovation" and why corporate innovation struggles in the age of the entrepreneur. Mike is an award-winning serial entrepreneur and executive mentor. He has built over twenty startups, built and sold four technology companies, including Original Wraps which he sold to 3M in 2011, and he is widely considered an expert at ideation, innovation, and startup psychology. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
1/28/202325 minutes, 50 seconds
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Advancing Women Of Color In The Workplace

Jhaymee Tynan discusses her book "Inclusive Sponsorship" and advancing women of color in the workplace. Jhaymee is an award-winning strategist, culture leader, and wellness champion dedicated to amplifying the voices of people of color to change the narrative on diversity in senior leadership. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
1/21/202322 minutes, 9 seconds
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Uniting Data Intelligence with Human Judgment

Paul Magnone discusses the book "Decisions Over Decimals" and how uniting data intelligence with human judgment can lead to better innovation, action and transformation. Paul is Head of Global Strategic Alliances at Google and Co-Faculty Director and Adjunct Professor at Columbia Business School. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
1/14/202323 minutes, 41 seconds
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Sustainable Leadership

Clarke Murphy discusses his book "Sustainable Leadership". Most companies publicly say they care about sustainability, but privately confess they have no idea how to measure or achieve it. Clarke shows how to bridge the considerable gap with thoughtful objectives, measures and strategies. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
1/7/202324 minutes, 44 seconds
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Fearless Innovation

Alex Goryachev discusses his book "Fearless Innovation" and ways to go beyond the buzzword to drive growth and enact change. Alex is Innovator-in-Residence at the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at ulane University. Prior to that he was the Managing Director of Global Innovation Programs and Strategy at Cisco. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
12/17/202224 minutes, 55 seconds
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Augmented Lean

Trond Undheim discusses his book "Augmented Lean" and a human-centric framework for managing frontline operations. Trond is a former director of the MIT Startup Exchange and a Sloan School of Management senior lecturer. He holds a PhD on the future of work and artificial intelligence. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
12/10/202229 minutes, 23 seconds
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HBR at 100 - The Best Articles from the Last Century

Adi Ignatius, Editor in Chief of the Harvard Business Review Group, discusses his book "HBR at 100" and some of the most influential and innovative articles from Harvard Business Review's first century. Adi studied HBR's archive all the way back to its first issue in 1922 to bring us a historical perspective on business that will help us prepare for the future. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
12/3/202222 minutes, 43 seconds
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You Already Have What It Takes for Startup Success

Ash Ali discusses the book "The Unfair Advantage" - a 2022 business book of the year award winner. Listen as he describes the real reason investors choose one startup over another and how you already have what it takes to gain advantage over the competition. Ash has advised and invested in hundreds of startups, including Just Eat, the online food-ordering startup now valued at over $4.5 billion after its $2.4 billion IPO and acquisition by Grubhub. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
11/26/202225 minutes, 18 seconds
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The Human Side of Innovation

Mauro Porcini discusses his book "The Human Side of Innovation" and the characteristics of great innovators. Mauro Porcini is PepsiCo’s first ever Chief Design Officer. He was named by Fast Company as one of the top 50 Most Influential Designers in the United States. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
11/19/202223 minutes, 21 seconds
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Leading Lightly

Jody Michael discusses her book "Leading Lightly" and ways to lower your stress, think with clarity, and lead with ease. Jody is recognized as one of the top executive leadership coaches worldwide and is an internationally credentialed Master Certified Coach and Board Certified Coach. She’s a University of Chicago trained psychotherapist and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Why is it important that leaders develop this skill? Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
11/15/202217 minutes, 11 seconds
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Managing Knowledge, People, and Projects

Edward Hoffman discusses his book "The Smart Mission" and NASA’s lessons for managing knowledge, people, and projects. Ed was the first NASA Chief Knowledge Officer, and the founder of the NASA Project Leadership Academy. In 2010 he received the NASA Outstanding Leadership Medal. He is currently a Senior Lecturer at Columbia University. Listen as he challenges the conventional wisdom on project management. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?  
11/5/202232 minutes, 57 seconds
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Best Practices for Selling Your Business

Kirk Michie discusses best practices for selling your business and the intricacies of mergers and acquisitions. Kirk is Managing Partner at Candor Advisors, a transaction advisory services to successful founder-led businesses. Kirk has raised over $1 Billion of capital, reviewed 2000+ direct investments, and participated in more than 50 M&A transactions. Listen for action items you can use today.  Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
11/1/202223 minutes, 38 seconds
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The Innovation Mindset

Lorraine Marchand discusses her book "The Innovation Mindset" and how innovators, entrepreneurs and startups can transform any industry. Lorraine is an adjunct professor at Columbia Business School and a life sciences market maker and innovator. Listen as she outlines a step wise approach used by many leaders of innovation and entrepreneurship, and for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
10/29/202225 minutes, 39 seconds
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How to Stay Smart in a Smart World

Gerd Gigerenzer discusses his book "How to Stay Smart in a Smart World." Gerd is Director Emeritus at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development and an award-winning author. He applies his expertise in behavioral science to the world of smart technology and argues that we shouldn't trust technology unconditionally, but we shouldn't fear it unthinkingly, either. Gerd has trained US federal judges, physicians, and top managers around the world in decision making, and is named as one of the top-100 Global Thought Leaders worldwide. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
10/22/202218 minutes
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Emotional Intelligence in Leadership

Tomi Bryan discusses her book "Emotional Intelligence 3.0" and how to stop playing small in a really big universe. Tomi earned her Ph.d from Walden University, and a JD from Wake Forest. She has long been fascinated with creating maps and tools that simplify the complexities of life. Is "emotional intelligence" in leadership an oxymoron? Find out in this interview with three action items that you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?  
10/18/202218 minutes, 46 seconds
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When Women Lead

CNBC Senior Media and Tech Reporter Julia Boorstin discusses her book "When Women Lead," where she interviews more than 60 female CEOs running some of the world’s most successful companies. Julia has been an on-air reporter for CNBC since 2006. She created the CNBC Disruptor 50, an annual list and event series highlighting companies transforming the economy, and the network’s ‘Closing the Gap’ initiative covering the people and companies closing gender and diversity gaps. She's a graduate of Princeton, a former reporter for Fortune magazine, and a contributor to CNN Headline News. She was also an intern for Vice President Gore’s domestic policy office. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
10/15/202224 minutes, 17 seconds
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How to Win the Startup End Game

Touraj Parang discusses his book "Exit Path" and how to win the startup endgame. Touraj is a veteran Silicon Valley insider and venture capitalist. He was there for the IPO of GoDaddy, among other big deals, and has been instrumental in hundreds of acquisitions and capital investments totaling billions of dollars. Listen for action items and advice for for entrepreneurs and startups. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
10/8/202222 minutes, 6 seconds
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Become a Habit Mechanic

Jon Finn discusses his book "The Habit Mechanic" and ways to supercharge your leadership skills. Jon uses insights from psychology, behavioral science, neuroscience, and top-performing athletes to help organizations develop outstanding leaders. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
10/1/202222 minutes, 6 seconds
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Leaders: Discover Your True North

Bill George discusses his book "True North" and how leaders must navigate societal, business and global pressures. Bill is currently a senior fellow at Harvard Business School, where he has taught leadership since 2004. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
9/26/202222 minutes, 36 seconds
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A Roadmap For Leadership Success

Antonio Garrido discusses his book "My Daily Leadership" and how journaling can provide a powerful roadmap to success. Listen as we explore core elements of exceptional leadership and competencies that can be developed to to future-proof ourselves, our people, and our business.  Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
9/24/202221 minutes, 45 seconds
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You Need More Time, Not More Money

Cassie Holmes, PhD discusses her book "Happier Hour" and ways to beat distraction, expand your time, and focus on what matters most. Cassie is a Professor at UCLA's Anderson School of Management and an expert on time and happiness. Her work has been featured in and featured in places like NPR, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal. She reminds us that our most precious resource isn’t money. It’s time. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
9/17/202227 minutes, 9 seconds
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Embracing Change and Future-Proofing Your Career

Jason Feifer discusses his book "Build For Tomorrow" and ways to embrace change, adapt fast, and future-proof your career. Jason is editor-in-chief of Entrepreneur magazine and in his book he talks to some of the world’s most successful changemakers—from global celebrities like Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Maria Sharapova to innovative CEOs and business owners. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
9/10/202232 minutes, 54 seconds
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Is Radical Curiosity the Ultimate Leadership Skill?

Seth Goldenberg talks about his book "Radical Curiosity" and the power of questioning to catalyze innovation and cultural change. Seth has worked with Apple, American Express, and the Oprah Winfrey Network, and his work has been featured in The New York Times, Wired, and Fast Company. Is radical curiosity the ultimate leadership skill? Listen to this episode to find out. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
9/3/202224 minutes, 50 seconds
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Big Tech's Influence on Facts

Vincent Hendricks discusses his book "The Ministry of Truth" and big tech's influence on facts, feelings and fiction. Vince is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Copenhagen and the author of multiple books on logic, methodology, and information theory. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be guest?
8/27/202224 minutes, 2 seconds
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Tips to Organize Your Digital Life

Tiago Forte discusses his book "Building a Second Brain" and techniques to organize your digital life and unlock your creative potential. Tiago is one of the world’s foremost experts on productivity and he shows us how we can leverage existing technology as a way not only to consume information, but to manage and streamline it. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
8/20/202228 minutes, 19 seconds
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"Both/And Thinking" for Problem Solving

Marianne Lewis discusses the book "Both/And Thinking" and ways to embracing creative tensions to solve your toughest problems. Marianne is Dean and Professor of Management at the University of Cincinnati’s Carl H. Lindner College of Business. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
8/13/202223 minutes, 54 seconds
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America’s Entrepreneurial Edge...and Why It Matters

Former Harvard Business Review editor John Landry discusses "Launchpad Republic," a book that explores America’s entrepreneurial edge and why it matters. John and his co-author, Howard Wolk, take an in-depth look at the economic forces that have made the US uniquely fertile ground for entrepreneurship throughout history and how it can be improved going forward.  Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
8/6/202226 minutes, 33 seconds
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Unlocking your Company's Hidden Power

Matt Hulett discusses his book "Unlock" and five questions to unleash your company's hidden power. Matt is a seasoned technology executive and a 4x public company CEO and has driven over $2 Billion in value creation for companies like Expedia, Rosetta Stone, and PetMeds. Listen as we explore ways to reveal exactly where your company’s true value lies―and how to reap its rewards.  Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
8/2/202227 minutes, 15 seconds
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Becoming a Transformational Leader

Best-selling author Faisal Hoque discusses his book "Lift" and how to foster the leader within you amid revolutionary global changes. "Lift" is a #1 Wall Street Journal and USA Today best-seller. The business of being a business leader is changing rapidly. What are the opportunities that change affords leaders, entrepreneurs, and individuals? Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?    
7/30/202229 minutes, 28 seconds
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The Art and Business of Tea

Steve Schwartz discusses his book "Art of Tea." Steve is a Master Tea Blender and Founder of Art of Tea, a hand-crafted tea purveyor based in Los Angeles. Steve is a globally recognized leader for building an impact-driven culture through tea. Art of Tea was an Amazon #1 best-seller. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
7/26/202221 minutes, 36 seconds
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Data Security and Data Transparency

Vince Padua discusses data security and data transparency, and what organizations can do to keep up. Vince is Chief Technical and Information Officer at Axway. There has been a growing distrust within customers when it come to data privacy, with seemingly endless data breaches confidence is low. Even the most tech-savvy organizations are falling victim. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
7/23/202231 minutes, 26 seconds
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A New Era in Learning and Development

David James discusses the need for organizations to usher in a new era of learning and development. David is Chief Learning Officer at 360Learning, a Paris-based edtech company focused on new training and development approaches. He's worked with big brands that we know like Mitsubishi, Toyota and Dannon, and Airbus. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
7/16/202228 minutes, 10 seconds
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The Earned Life

Best-selling author Marshall Goldsmith discusses his book "The Earned Life" and ways to lose regret and choose fulfillment. Marshall is the author of 41 books, which have sold over 2.5 million copies and been best-sellers in 12 countries. He’s a member of the Thinkers 50 Hall of Fame and ranked as the World’s #1 Executive Coach. Is it truly possible to live a fulfilled live without being addicted to achievement? Marshall Goldsmith assures us that it is, but we need to earn it. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
7/9/202220 minutes, 44 seconds
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Ten Proven Principles to Scale Your Business

Brendan McGurgan discusses his book "Simple Scaling" and ten proven principles to scale your business. Brendan is a global business leader who, as CEO of CDE Group, grew his business from a successful $5 million and turned it into a massive international leader worth $150 million. How can you do it too? Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
7/2/202227 minutes, 32 seconds
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The Emergent Approach to Strategy

Peter Compo discusses his book "The Emergent Approach to Strategy" and ways to leverage adaptive design and execution. A recent Stanford study found only 37% of corporate execs feel their companies have well-defined strategies; only 20% feel they have clarity on capabilities key to their success. Why such low confidence...and what can we do about it? Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?  
6/25/202218 minutes, 29 seconds
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Aligning Business Strategy and Marketing Tactics

Jim Everhart discusses his book "Brand Vision" and ways to align business strategy with marketing tactics. Jim spent more than four decades in the marketing industry, most of it at Godfrey Advertising, one of the largest business-to-business marketing agencies in the United States. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
6/21/202225 minutes, 46 seconds
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Techniques to Boost Sales Success

Nikki Rausch discusses techniques to boost sales success. Nikki is Founder and CEO of Sales Maven where she teaches small businesses and entrepreneurs how to sell without being pushy or “salesy.” She is the author of “The Selling Staircase" and “Buying Signals.” Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
6/18/202221 minutes, 48 seconds
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Is "Business Ethics" an Oxymoron?

JS Nelson, Visiting Associate Professor at Harvard Business School, discusses modern business ethics. Corporate misconduct is on the rise and in the news...and business leaders are increasingly worried that their actions could cross lines that put their reputations and their revenue at risk. Listen as we explore what ethical lines are being crossed and how can businesses avoid today's ethical pitfalls. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
6/11/202220 minutes, 11 seconds
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Empowering Brand Transformation

Jeff Rosenblum discusses his book "Exponential" and how to transform your brand by empowering instead of interrupting. Jeff is co-founder of Questus, a digital advertising agency that has worked with many of the world’s most influential brands, like American Express, Apple, Disney, Starbucks, and many more. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
6/4/202220 minutes, 55 seconds
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How Stress and Struggle Stop Success

Best selling author Michael Neill discusses how stress and struggle are NOT a prerequisite to success. His TEDx talk, ‘Why Aren’t We Awesomer? has been viewed by millions, and he has been recognized as one of the top 30 coaching thought leaders in the world. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?  
5/28/202229 minutes, 54 seconds
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The Growth Advantage

Bob Lisser discusses his book "The Growth Advantage" and the strategic importance of building strategies and adopting solutions that help bring about competitive advantage. Is the idea of building competitive advantage an area that you feel is overlooked or underserved today? Listen as we explore planning for and capturing sustained business growth. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
5/24/202218 minutes, 32 seconds
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Sell More with "The Priority Sale"

Bryan Gray discusses the book "The Priority Sale" and how to boost your sales success with a new approach. The business of selling has changed dramatically. Learn to avoid commoditization and overcome outdated tactics that keep your sales teams from performing. Listen for three action items you can use today to reach higher potential. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?        
5/21/202225 minutes, 9 seconds
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Actions to Help Your Team Succeed

NYT best-selling author Daniel Coyle discusses his new book "The Culture Playbook," and highly effective actions to help your team succeed. Daniel has spent years studying the ways successful groups work together. And he’s worked with everyone from Pixar and Google to the San Antonio Spurs. In his best-seller "The Culture Code" he explained the theory of why strong cultures are crucial to teams’ success. Now in he provides us with sixty concrete skills to help any team build a strong, cohesive and positive culture. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
5/14/202226 minutes, 36 seconds
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How to Win with Risk

New York Times bestselling author Angie Morgan discusses the book "Bet On You" and how to win with risk. When Angie and her co-author Courtney Lynch signed up for the Marines, little did they know that they were about to get the master how to take risks. Now they mentor clients like Facebook, Google, Walmart, and FedEx. Listen for three action items to turn risk into opportunity. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?    
5/7/202220 minutes, 10 seconds
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The Solopreneur's Money Manifesto

Gabe Nelson discusses his book "The Solopreneur's Money Manifesto" and financial and business strategies for self-employed professionals. Are you paying too much in taxes? Should you start an LLC or incorporate? What about retirement? Listen for action items to master your finances. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?  
4/30/202220 minutes, 53 seconds
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Open Digital Access to MIT Press

Amy Brand, Director and Publisher at MIT Press discusses the recently launched initiative to release its entire slate of scholarly and scientific collection to global digital open access. Amy is also an advocate for women and minorities in STEM fields and instrumental in producing the documentary, Picture A Scientist, now available on Netflix. Hear also about Amy's work with MIT Kids Press and the Knowledge Futures Group. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
4/23/202220 minutes, 6 seconds
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How Great Leaders Unleash Greatness in Others

Stephen M. R. Covey discusses his new book "Trust and Inspire" and how truly great leaders unleash greatness in others. Stephen is the New York Times and #1 Wall Street Journal bestselling author of The Speed of Trust and Smart Trust, and is the former CEO of Covey Leadership Center. Stephen explains how our old models of leadership don't work anymore and what leaders must do to succeed in the new norm.  Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
4/16/202229 minutes, 16 seconds
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Gaining Rare Breed Success

Best-selling author Sunny Bonnell discusses the book "Rare Breed" and ways to gain success by being defiant, dangerous and different. Sunny is Founder and CEO of Motto, a leadership consultancy for rule-breakers and game-changers. She’s worked with big brands that we know like Google, Microsoft, Hershey’s, and Twentieth Century Fox, teaching leaders how to dismantle business-as-usual and challenge the status quo.  Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
4/9/202228 minutes, 38 seconds
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Six Vital Skills to Sell More

Dale Merrill discusses the book "Strikingly Different" and six vital skills sales professionals need to sell more. The book is based on extensive research from FranklinCovey involving more than 2,800 sales professionals from 135 countries. Learn the new skills needed in sales today, and listen for three action items you can use that can make a difference and boost your sales success. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
4/2/202228 minutes, 11 seconds
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AI-Powered Creative Analytics

Anastasia Leng discusses the development of AI-powered creative analytics that provides the ability to optimize distinctive brand elements like images, logos, and content of any type using empirical data on how those element's perform. Anastasia is the founder and CEO of CreativeX, a creative analytics company working to Maximize the impact of every creative decision through AI-powered technology. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be guest?
3/26/202224 minutes, 50 seconds
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How To Sell Without Selling Out

Award-winning author Andy Paul discusses his book "Sell Without Selling Out," and ways sales professionals can boost their success. Andy a respected thought leader and an expert in sales enablement. He is the author of two award-winning sales books, "Zero-Time Selling" and "Amp Up Your Sales" and he’s #8 on LinkedIn's list of Top 50 Global Sales Experts. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
3/19/202230 minutes, 43 seconds
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The Game of Innovation

David Cutler discusses his book "The Game of Innovation" and how to use gamification to solve big challenges and spur innovation. David is a Professor at the University of South Carolina, where he teaches innovation and entrepreneurship, and a member of the Liberty Fellowship and Aspen Global Leadership Network. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
3/15/202227 minutes, 44 seconds
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Win the Mergers and Acquisitions Game

Best-selling author Mark Sirower discusses the book "The Synergy Solution" and how companies win the mergers and acquisitions game. Mark is a Principal with Deloitte Consulting and an adjunct professor at NYU’s Stern School. The Synergy Solution is based on an original, first-of-its-kind Deloitte study of 1,000+ M&A deals spanning 24 years and worth over $5 trillion. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
3/12/202219 minutes, 46 seconds
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Competing in the New World of Work

Kian Gohar discusses the book "Competing in the New World of Work" and how radical adaptability separates the best performing companies from the rest. Co-authored with best-selling author, Keith Ferrazzi, and based on research conducted with Harvard, the book provides a blueprint leaders can use to stay competitive in the future. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?  
3/5/202225 minutes, 39 seconds
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Virtual Event Success

Alon Alroy discusses the new book "Event Success" and how to maximizing the business impact of in-person, virtual, and hybrid events. Alon is a co-founder of Bizzabo, a New York-based company which provides a software platform for hosting and managing in-person and virtual events. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
2/28/202230 minutes, 9 seconds
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Boost Sales Success with Bain's Sales Play System

Jamie Cleghorn from Bain & Company discusses the Bain Sales Play System and how organizations can boost sales team success. Jamie leads the global commercial excellence product portfolio at Bain as well as their B2B commercial excellence practice in the Americas. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
2/26/202225 minutes, 19 seconds
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Leading Brighter

Alicia Hare discusses her book "The Unfolding Path: A Way to Live and Lead in Our Times" and ways that leaders can "lead brighter" to improve performance and improve the quality of people’s lives. Alicia is the founder and CEO of Tournesol, a leadership consulting firm that partners with CEOs, their teams, and organizations in times of significant change. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
2/22/202227 minutes, 25 seconds
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Breakthrough Communication Tools

Katie McCleary discusses her book, coauthored with Jennifer Edwards, Bridge The Gap and breakthrough communication tools to transform work relationships. Katie is is an entrepreneur and storyteller who trains leaders to launch big ideas by leveraging their social and cultural capital.  She is the host of “The Drive” podcast on NPR’s CapRadio. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
2/19/202220 minutes, 54 seconds
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How to Soar in Your New Leadership Role

Best-selling author Greg Hiebert discusses the new book "Changing Altitude" and how to soar in your new leadership role. Greg and his co-author Dennis O’Neil present a comprehensive framework for identifying values that underscore who you are as a leader, defining what success means to your organization, and taking your team into the future.  Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
2/15/202224 minutes, 19 seconds
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Mastering Disruption from Outside the C-Suite

Christian Stadler discusses his book "Open Strategy" and how to master disruption from outside the C-Suite. Christian is a professor at Warwick Business School and his work has been featured in the Harvard Business Review, the Wall Street Journal, and many others. "Open Strategy" was shortlisted for Thinkers50 2021 Strategy Awards and included in the Best Business Books of 2021 by Globe & Mail. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?  
2/12/202215 minutes, 28 seconds
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Recruiting A-List Employees

Ugis Balmaks discusses strategies for recruiting top talent and A-list employees. Ugis is the founder of Recruiter Mill, a staffing and consulting firm that helps organizations hire the best talent. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
2/8/202217 minutes, 38 seconds
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Ways to Leverage Consumer Research

Jeremy King discusses ways to leverage consumer research. Jeremy is a trained scientist turned consumer research guru and a Harvard Business School MBA alum. He is the founder and CEO of Attest, a SaaS technology company, based in London and New York that helps you engage with consumers and makes it simple and fast to uncover opportunity with consumer data. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
2/5/202224 minutes
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Prioritize Purpose and People for Growth

Jenn Lim discusses her book "Beyond Happiness," and how authentic leaders prioritize purpose and people for growth and impact. In 2017, Jenn was selected to be on the Global Happiness Council of Work and Wellbeing and she has worked with hundreds of organizations to create meaningful change.  Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
2/5/202228 minutes, 54 seconds
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Lead with Purpose

Simon Mainwaring discusses his book "Lead With Me," and the business revolution that he says will shape our future. Simon encourages companies to lead with a purpose larger than themselves. The results are good for business...and our future. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
1/29/202221 minutes, 23 seconds
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The Power of Positive Storytelling

Kindra Hall discusses her book "Choose Your Story, Change Your Life," and the strategic application of storytelling to today’s communication challenges. Kindra's Wall Street Journal best-selling book, Stories That Stick, was released in 2019. Now she's back to tell us that changing your story is the most powerful tool you have for changing your life.  Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
1/22/202224 minutes, 42 seconds
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Accelerating Innovation in High-Tech Teams

Professors Hila Lifshitz-Assaf and Sarah Lebovitz discuss their new, ground-breaking research on accelerating innovation in high-tech teams. Hila is an Associate Professor of Technologyat New York University and Sarah is an Assistant Professor of Information Technology at the University of Virginia McIntire School of Commerce. They have been conducting pioneering research on how teams accelerate innovation. Research Paper - Embrace a Little Chaos When Innovating Under Pressure was recently published in The Academy of Management Journal. Their research analyzed high-tech product development teams and found that, under extreme pressure, successful teams abandon traditional team approaches to innovation. The results are dramatic and surprising. Listen to hear the findings and how you can apply the principles to your own high-tech teams. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
1/15/202229 minutes, 29 seconds
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Open Source Talent and Trust-Busting

Michael Sacca discusses open source talent and the democratization of ‘creative’ talent via Dribbble, a social networking platform for digital designers and creatives. Michael is also one of the hosts of hosts of Rocketship.fm, a business podcast that is returning for it’s eleventh season to tackle one of the thorniest and most important issues in business today: antitrust.  Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?  
1/8/202222 minutes, 27 seconds
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How Transcender Brands Change the Game

Stan Bernard discusses his book "Brands Don't Win" and how today's must successful brands transcend the typical brand game to define new markets and overcome their competition. Stan is a Senior Fellow at The Wharton School and you've seen him in places like the Wall Street Journal and Businessweek.  Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
1/4/202220 minutes
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Lessons for Achieving Entrepreneurial Greatness

Leslie McIntyre-Tavella discusses her book "Framing Success" and essential lessons for achieving entrepreneurial greatness. Leslie is an entrepreneur and a talent acquisition expert who has spent three decades in the recruitment industry. She founded The McIntyre Group, a staffing firm that under Leslie’s leadership went from a start-up to grow to become a $20 million enterprise which Leslie sold successfully in 2016. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
1/1/202224 minutes, 48 seconds
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The Power of the Niche

Kevin Kehoe discusses his book "One Hit Wonder" at the power of finding and leveraging a specific business niche. In 2013, Kehoe co-founded Aspire Software based on the belief that the landscape industry needed a completely cloud-based mobile platform. Since then, Aspire has grown to become a leading provider in the field. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
12/25/202123 minutes, 42 seconds
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Wire Innovation into Your Company’s DNA

Ben Bensaou discusses his book "Built to Innovate" and essential practices to wire innovation into your company’s DNA. Ben is a Professor of Technology Management at INSEAD, a nonprofit graduate business school with locations in Europe, Asia and the Middle East. He was a Visiting Associate Professor at Harvard. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
12/18/202125 minutes, 21 seconds
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The Unbeatable Strategy of Loving Customers

NYT bestselling author Fred Reichheld discusses the book "Winning on Purpose" and the unbeatable strategy of loving customers. Fred is one of the world’s leading experts on customer loyalty. He created the Net Promoter System and founded Bain and Company’s loyalty practice. The Net Promoter Score is used by businesses around the world to measure customer loyalty. He is the author of five books including the New York Times bestseller The Ultimate Question 2.0. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
12/11/202124 minutes, 25 seconds
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Business, Science, and the Deep Tech Revolution

Guy Perelmuter discusses his book "Present Future - Business, Science and the Deep Tech Revolution." Guy is the founder of GRIDS Capital, a deep tech venture capital firm focusing on technological infrastructure and advancements like artificial intelligence, robotics, and next-gen life sciences. Present Future was awarded the Best Science Book of 2020 in Brazil. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
12/4/202129 minutes, 56 seconds
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Lies, Damned Lies, and Marketing

Atul Minocha discusses his book "Lies, Damned Lies, and Marketing" and how to separate fact from fiction in marketing strategies. Atul Minocha is a partner at Chief Outsiders, a marketing consulting firm that helps CEOs accelerate growth, and a professor at the Hult International Business School. He is a frequent Forbes contributor. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?  
11/27/202121 minutes, 57 seconds
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Creativity Without Frontiers

Roy Sharples discusses his book "Creativity Without Frontiers" and ways to boost and leverage your creativity. Roy has researched what makes the creative mind tick and how highly-successful innovators like Andrew Carnegie, Walt Disney, Henry Ford, and Steve Jobs leverage their creative nature for huge success. How can you do it too? Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
11/20/202125 minutes, 18 seconds
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Succeed by Being Yourself

Fiona McDonnell discusses her book "Two Mirrors and a Cheetah," and ways to think differently, own your career, and succeed by being yourself. Fiona is a business leader with over 30 years working at large brands like Nike, McCormick and most recently at Amazon as a Retail Director in Europe. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
11/13/202123 minutes, 24 seconds
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Going from Customer Satisfaction to Customer Obsession

Jon Picoult discusses his book "From Impressed to Obsessed" and principles for turning customers and employees into lifelong fans. Jon has worked with some of the world’s top companies and been featured in places like The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, USA Today and Forbes.com (where he’s a regular contributor). Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?  
11/6/202124 minutes, 8 seconds
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Diary of a Black Man on Wall Street

Derek Penn discusses his book "Diary of a Black Man on Wall Street." He tells a story of hope and perseverance through the trials of life as a black man and banker in America as he rises to become one of Wall Street’s top traders. Derek received his MBA from Duke University and has worked at many of the top investment firms including Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch, Lehman Brothers, and Fidelity. He is currently a member of the Board of Trustees at Charles Schwab. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
10/30/202125 minutes, 18 seconds
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Leadership Effectiveness - find it, measure it, improve it

Derek Lusk discusses leadership effectiveness and how to find it, measure it, and improve it. Derek is Head of Executive Assessment at AIIR Consulting and an expert at using data and science to predict leadership effectiveness in the C-Suite. He's a columnist for Psychology Today and the Harvard Business Review. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
10/23/202122 minutes, 37 seconds
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Hackers, Scammers and Identity Thieves

Adam Levin discusses the latest issues surrounding hackers, scammers and identity thieves. Adam is an expert in cybersecurity and consumer protection. He is the co-author of the book Swiped - How to Protect Yourself in a World Full of Scammers, Phishers and Identity Thieves, and the host of "What The Hack," a podcast that takes a light-hearted look at the heavy issues surrounding online security, fraud and cyber-crime. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?    
10/16/202125 minutes, 12 seconds
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AI-Driven Cloud Optimization

Leon Kuperman discusses AI-driven cloud optimization and how organizations can reduce their cloud spending and boost their application development efforts. Leon is the co-founder and CTO of CAST.AI, a technology startup that combines AI with Kubernetes to provide savings and competitive advantage. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
10/9/202124 minutes, 53 seconds
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Steps for Entrepreneurial Success

Bryan Cressey discusses his book "Be A Winner," and steps for entrepreneurial success. Bryan is a nationally recognized pioneer in the venture capital and private equity fields. He has co-founded four Private Equity firms and has been named by Time Magazine as one of four leading venture capitalists in America. Bryan was inducted recently inducted into the Chicago Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
10/2/202123 minutes, 2 seconds
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The Era Of Safety And Wellbeing

Karen Hewitt discusses her book "People Power" and how to transform your business in the era of safety and wellbeing. Karen is CEO of Leaderlike Limited, a firm helping senior managers build sustainable and transformational cultures for health, safety and wellbeing. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
9/28/202121 minutes, 1 second
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Think, Create, and Lead in Unconventional Ways

Sarah Stein Greenberg from Standford University discusses "Creative Acts for Curious People" and how to think, create and lead in unconventional ways. Sarah is the executive director of the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford. (aka Standford d.school). She leads a community of designers, faculty, and other innovative thinkers who help people unlock their creative abilities and apply them to the world. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
9/25/202121 minutes, 5 seconds
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Venture Capital Investing for Everyday Investors

Jesse Randall discusses venture capital investing for everyday investors. Until now, investing in venture capital has been available exclusively to only select agents and brokers. As the founder and CEO of Sweater Ventures, a VC fund for everyone, Jesse is changing all that. Sweater is poised to transform the investment landscape with a mobile-first experience that allows everyone direct access to the world's most exclusive asset class. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
9/18/202127 minutes, 30 seconds
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Talent Acquisition Best Practices

Bryan Adams discusses the book "Give and Get Employer Branding" and best practices for talent acquisition. Bryan is CEO and founder of Ph.Creative, an employer-branding agency with offices and clients across the world. He’s worked with many big brands that we know like Apple, American Airlines, and Blizzard Entertainment. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
9/11/202126 minutes, 43 seconds
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Organization Power Dynamics: How They Really Work and Why

Professor Tiziana Casciaro discusses the book "Power, for All" and how to recognize and navigate organizational power dynamics. Tiziana, and her co-author Harvard professor Julie Battilana, present new research on interpersonal and organizational networks, gender-bias and power. Tiziana has received distinguished scientific achievement awards from the Academy of Management and has been covered in the New York Times, Washington Post, CNN, TIME, and many more. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?      
9/4/202127 minutes
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Corporate Identity and Purpose-Driven Success

Zach Giglio discusses corporate identity and purpose-driven success. Zach is the founder and CEO of GCM, a global communications and marketing firm where they work to create human connections through communications and marketing. Their method for increasing profit and impact through identity-driven storytelling is celebrated by some of the world’s largest companies. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
8/31/202124 minutes, 17 seconds
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Going from Salesperson to Sales Manager

Peter Oliver discusses his book "Making the Climb" and ways that sales professionals can make the transition from sales rep to sales manager. Peter is CEO & Chief Sales Officer at SaleFish, a Sandler Training firm, and an expert in professional sales. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
8/28/202123 minutes, 42 seconds
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Long-Term Thinking in a Short-Term World

Dorie Clark returns to the show to discuss "The Long Game" and how to be a long-term thinker in a short-term world. It's no secret that today's professionals feel rushed, overwhelmed, and perennially behind. Dorie is a best-selling author, a Harvard business review contributor, a professor at Duke University and The Long Game shares unique principles you can apply to finally break out of the frenetic day-to-day routine and transform your life and your career. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
8/21/202127 minutes, 32 seconds
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Web Design and Digital Marketing

Itai Sudan discusses modern website design and digital marketing, Itai is founder and CEO at Duda, a leading web design platform for freelancers, creatives and small businesses. Duda was named PCMagazine’s Editors’ Choice website builder in 2017, 2018 and 2019, and currently hosts more than 14 million websites. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
8/14/202119 minutes, 25 seconds
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Life And Wealth Management For Business Owners

Rocco Carriero discusses his book "Three Cords Approach: To Life And Wealth Management For Business Owners." Rocco is a private wealth advisor at Ameriprise Financial Services and an expert in personal financial management for business owners. He has appeared on Fox and NBC, and his financial insights have been featured in publications including the Wall Street Journal and Forbes. Rocco helps his clients create balance in their work, health, and relationships...and says all three are necessary for creating long-term success in life. Listen for action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
8/7/202121 minutes, 33 seconds
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Striking it Rich on "Gold Rush"

Rick Ness is one of the stars of Discovery's #1 series "Gold Rush." Discovery has launched a spin-off of the the series called "Winter's Fortune" that takes an inside look at the brutal off season prep work that goes into gold mining. The industry is estimated to top $12 billion in 2021 in the US alone. Rick talks about the series premier, the big business of gold mining, and some of the business skills that he has learned along the way. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
7/31/202112 minutes, 17 seconds
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Technology, Business, and the Human-Centric Future

Deborah Westphal discusses her book "Convergence: Technology, Business, and the Human-Centric Future." Deb is an executive advisor and futurist, with a career that spans more than 30 years in Fortune 100 companies on virtually every continent. She has guided many of the world’s most innovative business leaders, including Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Marriott, Heinz, Microsoft, and others. Listen for action items to drive disruption, tackle transformation and stimulate growth in an increasingly complex global landscape. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
7/24/202127 minutes, 43 seconds
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SEO and Digital Marketing

Steven Wiideman discusses Search Engine Optimization and digital marketing. Most people may be familiar with the term SEO, but how do you really make it work for you? What are some of the advantages and opportunities that we should be capturing? And what should business owners do to leverage digital marketing today? Steve is president of Wiideman Consulting Group and an expert in search engine optimization and digital marketing. He’s worked with big brands that we know, like Applebees, IHOP, Sketchers, Disney and many more...and specializes in helping multi-location brands rank better and generate more business from search engines. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?      
7/17/202124 minutes, 36 seconds
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The Power of Trust

Harvard professor Sandra Sucher discusses her book "The Power of Trust" and how companies build it, lose it, and regain it. Trust has declined in every sector and 65% of people today feel CEOs should be more accountable. Why is there such a negative trust issue? And what can you do about it? Learn from today's top researcher and thought-leader on the issue of trust.  Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
7/10/202127 minutes, 41 seconds
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Healthcare After COVID

Shantanu Nundy discusses his book "Care After COVID" and what the pandemic revealed is broken in Healthcare and how to reinvent it. Shantanu is a primary care physician, technologist, and executive who serves as Chief Medical Officer for Accolade, which delivers personalized health services to companies that cover over 2 million working Americans. Host, Kevin Craine
7/3/202123 minutes, 1 second
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How to Scale at Speed

Felix Velarde discusses his book "Scale at Speed," and how to triple the size of your business. Felix is CEO and co-founder of 2Y3X, an innovative business growth consultancy. He is an Adjunct Professor at the Hult International Business School teaching in its MBA and International Masters programs and an expert in customer relationship management, business acceleration and strategy design. For business owners who feel that their business may have stalled, or are wondering how they may need to retool for the new norm, find out what factors contribute to business plateauing and what should we do about them. Host, Kevin Craine
6/29/202127 minutes, 9 seconds
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How Employee Well-Being Boosts the Bottom Line

Jen Fisher discusses the new book "Work Better Together" and how employee well-being boosts bottom line results. Jen is the Chief Well-Being Officer at Deloitte. Along with co-author/researcher Anh Phillips, Jen's book explains how working remotely, over-relying on digital communication, and always being “on” is fast-increasing feelings of isolation and burnout―and that now is the time to focus on positive social interactions and relationships in the workplace. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine  
6/29/202122 minutes, 43 seconds
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Hyper-Learning: How to Adapt at the Speed of Change

Professor Ed Hess discusses his book "Hyper-Learning" and how to adapt at the speed of change. Digital Age raises the question of how we humans will stay relevant in the workplace. Ed says we have to be able to excel cognitively, behaviorally, and emotionally in ways that technology can't. Find out how in this interview. Ed Hess is a Professor of Business Administration and an Executive-in-Residence at the Darden Graduate School of Business. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
6/26/202117 minutes, 25 seconds
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The Science of Dream Teams

Mike Zani discusses his book "The Science of Dream Teams," and how talent optimization can drive engagement, productivity, and performance. Mike was coach of the 1996 US Olympic Team. He holds a BS from Brown University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Why do some teams succeed while others stumble? Find out more in this interview. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
6/19/202123 minutes, 5 seconds
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Special Episode - IBM 'Build A Bot' Challenge

David Jenness from IBM joins us in this special episode to discuss the IBM "Build A Bot" Challenge. Between June 15 and July 15, 2021 IBM is offering two $10,000 cash prizes to anyone who can build and RPA application that makes a difference in the world. This challenge is open world wide to everyone who is not an IBM employee or a government employee. Listen to find out more. Click here to enter the challenge -- Robotic Process Automation for the common good. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?  
6/18/202111 minutes, 38 seconds
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Talent Acquisition and the Future of Work

Heather Moyer discusses talent acquisition and the future of work. Heather is CEO and Founder of HNM Systems, an award-winning staffing firm and a member of the Forbes Business Council. Listen for advice on finding, keeping and maximizing the people talent of your organization, and ways to gain advantage in the future of work, today. Host, Kevin Craine  
6/15/202125 minutes, 27 seconds
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Company Character and Hypergrowth

Frank Calderoni discusses his book "Upstanding" and how company character catalyzes loyalty, agility, and hypergrowth. Frank is the CEO of Anaplan and has worked with some of the worlds best known brands, like Netflix, Cisco, Disney and Coca-Cola to drive higher performance and growth. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?  
6/12/202119 minutes, 16 seconds
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Innovation at Scale

Frank Mattes discusses his book "Lean Scaleup" and how to achieve innovation at scale. Everyone talks about the importance of innovation. But translating what is viable into something that is scalable and will really move the needle is hard. Hear a framework that you can use to create new business from innovation with more certainty. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
6/8/202124 minutes, 31 seconds
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How to Compete Against Digital Giants

Jonathan Byrnes from MIT discusses his book "Choose Your Customer" and how to compete against digital giants like Google and Amazon. Jonathan earned a doctorate from Harvard and has taught at MIT for over 30 years. Some of today's biggest names in tech and business have been among his students. He is a frequent contributor to Harvard Business Review and the author of "Islands of Profit in a Sea of Red Ink", named by Inc. as a Best Book for Business Owners. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
6/5/202129 minutes, 34 seconds
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The Future of Healthcare Teams

Shane Foss, CEO of Hooray Health, discusses effective team leadership in healthcare. Shane has held executive and leadership positions in orthopedic medical device sales, surgical bundles, even medical buildings and hospitals. We talk about effective teams, but also about the new norm of healthcare industry. After 20 years as an executive in the medical industry, Shane's frustration over the exorbitant price of healthcare inspired him to launch Hooray Health, an unconventional health insurance company that works to make healthcare coverage simple, accessible and affordable. 
6/1/202122 minutes, 35 seconds
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The Care and Feeding of Bots

Chris Surdak discusses his book "The Care and Feeding of Bots," and how to use robotic process automation successfully. Chris is a leading expert in big data and analytics. He's been with us before talking about his books "Data Crush" and "Jerk." And if you’ve wondered what all the fuss is about when it comes to process automation, or if you’ve been struggling to use RPA in ways that make a difference, you don't want to miss this interview. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
5/29/202126 minutes, 25 seconds
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Executive's Guide to Building and Repairing Your Reputation

Lida Citroën discusses her book "Control the Narrative" and how executives can build, pivot and repair your reputation. Everyone has a personal brand, either by design or default. And your reputation is one of the most critical determinants of your career success. Lida is a TEDx speaker and a personal branding and reputation management expert. You've seen here in places like MSNBC, Forbes, and Bloomberg. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
5/25/202127 minutes, 57 seconds
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Rethinking Competitive Advantage

NYT bestselling author and award-winning Harvard Business School professor Dr. Ram Charan discusses his new book "Rethinking Competitive Advantage" -- a number one new release on Amazon. Ram is a world-wide expert on business strategy. For years, he has worked with the CEOs of some of the world's most successful companies, including GE, Bank of America, Verizon, Coca-Cola, 3M, Merck...and many more. Listen for action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
5/22/202127 minutes, 9 seconds
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Making Strategic Impact with Strategic Planning

Dr. Carol Poore from Arizona State University discusses her book "Strategic Impact," and how to make the most of strategic planning. Analysts estimate that 67% of strategic plans fail. Find out why, and what to do differently in order to make a real impact on your organization. Carol is CEO of Poore & Assoc. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
5/18/202124 minutes, 49 seconds
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The Business of Space with the Real Life Rocket Man

The real-life “Rocketman” Ky Michaelson talks about "Homemade Astronauts" premiering this week on Discovery+. The TV series follows the journey of three civilian rocket builders and Ky aims to become the first amateur to build and launch a manned space rocket. We talk about the show, the business of space, and his 50 year entrepreneurial journey as a rocketeer. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest?
5/15/202117 minutes, 1 second
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The Next Generation of The Cloud

Varun Talwar, Co-Founder and CEO of Tetrate, discusses the next generation of Cloud computing and how a microservices architecture can be used to build scalable and dynamic business applications. In a typical microservice architecture, the application consists of multiple microservices that communicate over the network, with each service performing a specific business task. One of the biggest benefits you get  is that you can have different developers working on different services simultaneously. Listen as we explore the advantages for organizations. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
5/11/202117 minutes, 11 seconds
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The AI-First Company

Ash Fontana discusses his book "The AI-First Company," and how to compete and win with Artificial Intelligence. Ash became one of the most recognized startup investors in the world after launching online investing at AngelList. He then became a Managing Director of Zetta, the first investment fund that focused on AI. He has appeared in Fast Company, Bloomberg, Forbes, and CNBC, among others. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
5/8/202127 minutes, 50 seconds
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The Power of a Personal Narrative

Dennis Rebelo discusses his book "Story Like You Mean It" and how to build and use your personal narrative. Dennis is Professor of Technology, Leadership & Management at Roger Williams University. Each of us has a story to share, a mixture of lived experiences—planned and unplanned—that come together and give shape to who we are. Learn how to craft your story and use it to boost your success in work and in life. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
5/4/202125 minutes, 23 seconds
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Why Startups Fail

Tom Eisenmann from Harvard identifies six reasons why most startups fail and what you can do to avoid them. His new book "Why Startups Fail" provides a better roadmap to entrepreneurial success. Tom is a Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School and the faculty co-chair of the Arthur Rock Center for Entrepreneurship. He has guided over 1,000 students and alumni on their new ventures—many, to massive success. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
5/1/202128 minutes, 23 seconds
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Building a High-Performance Culture

Andrew Freedman discusses his book "Thrive"...a number one Amazon best-seller...and ways to build a high performance organizational culture. Regardless of the industry you are in, or the systems that makes your business run, having a high degree of success often comes down to people and how they work together. Listen as we explore how to take organizational culture from a hopeful concept to a real-world advantage.   Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
4/27/202122 minutes, 43 seconds
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How Small, Everyday Innovations Drive Results

New York Times Best-Seller Josh Linkner discusses his new book "Big Little Breakthroughs" and how small everyday innovations drive results. Josh has been the founder and CEO of five tech companies, which sold for a combined value of over $200 million, and is the author of a number of books including the New York Times Bestsellers, "Disciplined Dreaming" and "The Road to Reinvention". Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
4/24/202122 minutes, 53 seconds
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What's the New Normal?

What is the new normal, and where do we go from here? Bill Jensen discusses his book "The Day Tomorrow Said No," and the future of leadership and the workplace. Bill is globally ranked as a Top 5 thought leader in the future of work. His first book, "Simplicity," was the number 5 Leadership Management book on Amazon in 2000. Since then he’s gone on to write several other acclaimed books. Listen for action items you can use today to shape your future. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
4/20/202126 minutes, 2 seconds
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The Business of "The Deadliest Catch"

Captain Keith Colburn discusses the new season of "The Deadliest Catch" premiering this week on Discovery TV and Discovery+. Due to COVID-imposed lockdowns, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game weren’t able to conduct their summer crab survey. Meaning this year, Keith and his fellow captains will be fishing blind – making an already challenging season even more difficult. Listen as we explore the implications to the high-stakes crab fishing industry and hear Keith's adventurous entrepreneurial story. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
4/17/202122 minutes, 57 seconds
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Does Tech Rule Our Lives?

Ben Pring discusses his book "Monster" and how technology rules our jobs, lives, and future. Ben was named as one of 30 thinkers to watch in 2020 by Thinkers 50, and he is part of the Labor and Work Life program at Harvard Law School. How can we take back control of technology so it will shape the society we want for ourselves instead of becoming a monster we can no longer tame? Listen as we explore the implications.  Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
4/14/202126 minutes, 41 seconds
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Moving to an API First World

Brian Pagano, VP and Chief Catalyst at Axway, discusses why companies should "open everything" and move to an API-first world. This approach helps renew heritage IT infrastructures, extend the reach of data and systems through open API’s, and unlock new business opportunities as a result.  Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
4/13/202122 minutes, 43 seconds
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The Power and Seduction of Amazon

Dr. Robin Gaster discusses his book "Behemoth, Amazon Rising" and the power and seduction of Amazon. Robin is a George Washington University scholar and a regular contributor to CEO World and The Globalist. He graduated from Oxford and earned his PhD from UC Berkeley where he won a national award for his work. He worked for the International Monetary Fund and was a Congressional Fellow in the Office of Technology Assessment. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
4/10/202122 minutes, 38 seconds
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Sell Your Business and Exit Rich

Michelle Seiler Tucker discusses her book "Exit Rich" (a #1 new release on Amazon) and a six step method for selling your business for a huge profit. Michelle is the Founder and CEO of Seiler Tucker, a merger and acquisition advisory firm, and an expert in buying, selling, fixing and growing companies. Listen for action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
4/6/202120 minutes, 29 seconds
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Predicting the Future

Margaret Heffernan discusses her book "Uncharted" and how to prepare for the unpredictable challenges ahead in business and in life. Margaret is an award-winning journalist and BBC documentary maker whose TED Talks have been viewed more than twelve million times. You’ve seen here in places like NPR, CNN, CNBC. Her six previous books include "Willful Blindness," which was named one of the most important business books of the decade by the Financial Times. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
4/4/202120 minutes, 9 seconds
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Selling Your Business for Big Profit

Laurie Barkman discusses perspectives and strategies needed to grow and sell your business for big profit. Laurie is an adjunct professor of entrepreneurship at Carnegie Mellon University and the CEO and founder of Small Dot Big, a value acceleration and growth advisory firm working with business owners to maximize company value and return. It’s one thing to start a business, but another to grow that business...and yet another to successfully sell your business for a profit. Listen for action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
3/30/202126 minutes, 47 seconds
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The Making of a National Brand

Kara Goldin discusses her book "Undaunted" and the making of a national brand. Kara is the founder of Hint Water. Fortune named her one of today's most powerful women entrepreneurs. Fast Company called her one of the most creative people in business. She started Hint purely out the necessity as a busy mom (four kids) for healthy flavored water. Now Kara is leading one of America's must successful national brands. Listen for her story and for action items you can use today to build your brand's success. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
3/27/202120 minutes, 21 seconds
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Cracking the Vision Code

Oleg Konovalov discusses his book "The Vision Code" and ways to create and execute a compelling vision for your business. Leadership vision is a subject that is often talked, but much more difficult to implement in practical terms. Oleg says that vision is a leadership skill that can be developed as a practical business tool. Listen for three action items. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
3/23/202116 minutes, 4 seconds
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The CEO Test

Adam Bryant discusses the book "The CEO Test" and how to master the challenges that make or break all leaders. After interviewing more than 600 CEOs, Adam has identified seven key reasons why leaders either succeed or fail. Adam is a senior adviser at Columbia University. Prior to that he was a journalist with The New York Times where he interviewed scores of leading executives for his popular Corner Office columns. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?  
3/20/202123 minutes, 42 seconds
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Journey to "The Last Unknown"

Ian Shive discusses "The Last Unknown" now streaming on Discovery+. Ian takes viewers on an incredible journey to Alaska’s Aleutian Islands -- one of the most inaccessible, remote and wild places on the planet. We talk about the journey, as well as his entrepreneurial journey as an award-winning author, photographer, and film producer. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
3/18/202126 minutes, 42 seconds
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Secrets from Inside Amazon

Bill Carr discusses the book "Working Backwards" (a #1 new release on Amazon) and insights, secrets and stories from inside Amazon. Bill spent more than 15 years at Amazon as VP of Digital Media and we’ll get unprecedented access to the inner workings of one of the most successful companies in modern history.  Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
3/13/202122 minutes, 23 seconds
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Why Your Business Isn't Making More Money

Suzanne Evans discusses her book “The Way You Do Anything is the Way You Do Everything" and why your business isn't making more money.  In less than three years, Suzanne went from being a secretary to running a 7- Figure business. Now she is the founder of the advisory firm DrivenInc.com. Find out how to select the right business and craft a meaningful plan for growth. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
3/9/202121 minutes, 45 seconds
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A New Roadmap for Workforce Education

William Bonvillian discusses "Workforce Education – A New Roadmap", a new book from MIT’s Task Force on the Work of the Future. Bill is the Director of the MIT Office of Digital Learning and he leads major research projects on workforce education. He argues that we need to train more workers more quickly, and provides a roadmap for how we can rebuild America's working class by transforming workforce education and training. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
3/6/202122 minutes, 39 seconds
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Winning the War on Paper

Olivia Bushe discusses how 2021 should be the year that we win the war on paper. Olivia is CEO of FlowForma, an innovative provider of process automation and no-code solutions. Organizations everywhere are looking to find new ways of working in order to embrace remote work and deal with the disruption in business-as-usual. But that’s hard to do with paper-based processes. Listen as we explore using no-code solutions to eliminate the inefficiencies of paper and automate key business processes. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
3/2/202122 minutes, 19 seconds
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Thriving in an Era of Social Tension

Jim Hemerling discusses the book "Beyond Great" and strategies for thriving in an era of social tension, economic nationalism, and technological revolution. The book is an Amazon #1 new release. Jim is senior partner at Boston Consulting and a leader in the firm’s People and Organization and Transformation Practices. Listen as we take an incisive look at the disruptive forces transforming globalization today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
2/27/202122 minutes, 39 seconds
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Cultivating A Culture Of Presence

Michael Landers discusses his book "Present Company" and ways to cultivate a culture of presence in life and work. Michael is founder and president of Culture Crossing, global consulting company dedicated to finding innovative solutions for groups and individuals working in the multicultural marketplace. Over the past twenty years, Michael has worked with leading organizations to build essential skills in arenas such as global leadership, cross-cultural communication, and cultural diversity and inclusion. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?        
2/23/202123 minutes, 31 seconds
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Recommendation Engines

Michael Schrage discusses his book Recommendation Engines and how companies like Amazon and Netflix recommend content based on our past viewing. Michael is with the MIT Sloan School of Management's Initiative on the Digital Economy. His book is part of the MIT Press Essential Knowledge series. Listen as we explore both the benefits and the dangers of these AI-fueled systems and their influence on consumers and companies. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
2/20/202126 minutes, 51 seconds
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Leading Transformational Change

Nick Jankel discusses his book "Now Lead The Change," and ways to repurpose your career, future-proof your organization, and regenerate our crisis-hit world by mastering transformational change. Nick has worked with brands we know like Google, Nike,  and Wal-Mart, and has lectured at Yale, Oxford, and the London Business School. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
2/16/202122 minutes, 38 seconds
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The Undercover Billionaire Challenge: 90 days to reach $1 Million

Elaine Culotti talks with Kevin Craine about season two of Undercover Billionaire on Discovery TV. Elaine and her co-star entrepreneurs are given the assignment to build a million dollar business in 90 days, under an assumed name, in a city they've never been to, with only a $100 in cash. And...the season was shot in early 2020 just as the COVID-19 pandemic was emerging. What happens? You don't want to miss this interview. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
2/13/202128 minutes, 47 seconds
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Precious Metals and Cryptocurrencies for Financial Investing

David Morgan discusses his book "The Silver Manifesto" and financial investing strategies using precious metals and cryptocurrencies. David is a macroeconomist and the founder of The Morgan Report, a publication and podcast designed to teach people how to build and secure wealth. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?  
2/9/202121 minutes
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Continuous Code Improvement

Brian Rue, Founder and CEO at Rollbar, discusses continuous code improvement. Brian envisions a world where software is easy to understand, bugs are easy to reproduce and fix, and software can fix itself. Explore how building software can indeed be “quick and painless”....and how quicker release cycles bring the ability to be more creative and profitable.  Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
2/6/202117 minutes, 32 seconds
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Which Problems To Ignore And Which Problems Really Matter

Kristen Cox discusses the book "Stop Decorating The Fish" and ways to determine which problems to ignore and which problems really matter. Listen for advice on how to identify the right problem, set an appropriate objective to solve it, and avoid seductive solutions that won't make any impact.  Host Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
1/30/202125 minutes, 37 seconds
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Alternatives to Venture Capital Funding

Thomas Charlton, CEO of Goliath Technologies, discusses alternatives to venture capital funding. Thomas has been a CEO of five venture-backed technology companies, but chose to forego VC for his latest venture, Goliath Technologies. He talks about some techniques to take-off without venture capital and we explore the advantages and disadvantages of outside funding. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
1/26/202123 minutes, 52 seconds
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How to Eliminate Corporate B.S. and Red Tape

Martin Lindstrom discusses his book "The Ministry of Common Sense" and how to eliminate bureaucratic red tape and corporate B.S. Martin is the author of seven New York Times best-selling books. His book "Brand Sense" was acclaimed by The Wall Street Journal as “one of the five best marketing books ever published." Listen for action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?  
1/23/202120 minutes, 28 seconds
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Taking Your Company Public & How to Do It Right

Steve Cakebread discusses "The IPO Playbook" and how to your company public. Steve brought Salesforce, Pandora, and Yext public, and is an expert in preparing companies for their IPOs. Listen for action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
1/16/202118 minutes, 1 second
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Build Teams You Can Trust

Jawad Ahsan discusses his book "What They Didn’t Tell Me" and how to be a resilient leader and build teams you can trust. In these changing and challenging times, it is important to be resilient as a leader and as an organization....and have teams that are resilient and engaged. How can you be a more resilient leader...and how can you build qualities in your teams that help them be resilient? Find out, and listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?  
1/12/202124 minutes, 9 seconds
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The Accelerated Future of Work

Jeff Schwartz, founding partner of Deloitte Consulting’s Future of Work practice, discusses his book "Work Disrupted" and the accelerated future of work. Jeff warns us that the pace of disruption is only accelerating - 2025 is the new 2030. What can you do to survive, and thrive, in the new norm? Listen for action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?    
1/9/202125 minutes, 59 seconds
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Best of 2020

Special Episode - Excerpts from interviews over the past year with members of our knowledge leader circle. Thank you everyone for listening in 2020. It’s been a challenging year, but I hope we’ve done our part, in some small way, to making it more bearable, informative...and perhaps inspirational. Thank you for supporting the show, and stay tuned for more great interviews and content in the coming year. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
1/2/202120 minutes, 58 seconds
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Goal-Setting Boot Camp

Kevin Shulman discusses his book "Goal-Setting Boot Camp" and steps to take to make and meet your goals in 2021. Kevin is President of Shulman and Associates, a Sandler sales training firm. He works with sales people, executives and entrepreneurs to grow and achieve not only their business goals, but also their personal dreams and visions. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?  
12/26/202016 minutes, 45 seconds
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Close the Skills Gap

Deanna Mulligan discusses her book "Hire Purpose" and how smart companies can close the skills gap. One of the “50 Most Powerful Women in Business,” Deanna is the Fortune 500 CEO of Guardian Life Insurance, one of the largest mutual life insurance companies in the United States. She is a member of the Stanford Graduate School of Business Advisory Council.  Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
12/19/202022 minutes, 33 seconds
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What Millennials Want From Work and Life

Yuri Kruman, Chief Human Resources officer at HR, Talent and Systems, discusses the rapidly changing landscape of employee recruitment and hiring. We discuss his book “What Millennials Really Want From Work and Life” as well as his upcoming book “Be Your Own Commander-In-Chief.” Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
12/12/202025 minutes, 1 second
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Management in the Era of Remote Work

David Royce, founder and chairman of Aptive Environmental, discusses management and mentorship in the era of remote work. According to workplace experts, managers not used to working in a remote work scenario more likely to neglect the career development of their remote staff – inadvertently or not – failing to mentor, groom and promote them. Listen for advice for executives and business owners looking to reframe their employee and business strategies in these challenging times. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
12/5/202016 minutes, 45 seconds
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Is This a Lousy Job...or Is It Me?

Terri Jacke discusses her book "Is This A Lousy Job or Is It Me," and ways to achieve meaningful success at your work. A lot of people simply work everyday without realizing their full potential. Listen for ways to create a positive career change. Terri is the founder and president of the Inspired Training Institute. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
11/28/202020 minutes, 6 seconds
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How To Think Like Amazon

John Rossman discuss his book "Think Like Amazon." John is a Former Amazon executive and has first-hand insider perspective on how to become a digital leader. What led Amazon to become one of the world’s most successful companies? ...And how can you do it too? Listen for action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine  
11/21/202022 minutes, 42 seconds
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Mastering Large-Scale Change

Arif Harbott and Cuan Mulligan discuss their book "The Hero Transformation Playbook" and ways to deliver successful large-scale change. During these times of dramatic workplace and economic disruption, the ability to effectively manage and deliver innovative change is more important than ever. Listen as we discuss a framework to follow that can help ensure your success. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
11/18/202021 minutes, 47 seconds
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Women in Technology Leadership

Jennifer Trainor-McDermott, CEO of CEFALY Technology, discusses women in technology leadership, her mission to solve the persistent problem of migraine headaches through advanced therapeutic technology, and how -- as one of the only female CEOs in tech -- she transitioned the company from the nutritional health market to the budding technology healthcare space. Listen or three action items you can use today.  Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?  
11/14/202021 minutes, 48 seconds
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How the Pandemic has Exposed the Weakness of the West

John Micklethwait, Editor-in-Chief of Bloomberg News, discusses his book “The Wake-Up Call: How the Pandemic has Exposed the Weakness of the West," a #1 new release on Amazon. John oversees editorial content across all Bloomberg platforms, including its news, magazines, television, radio and digital properties, as well as its research services including Bloomberg Intelligence. Prior to joining Bloomberg John was Editor-in-Chief of The Economist. He is the co-author of six books, most recently “The Fourth Revolution: The Global Race to Reinvent the State.” In 2010, John was named Editors’ Editor by the British Society of Magazine Editors. He is a trustee of the British Museum. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?  
11/7/202021 minutes, 29 seconds
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BLM, COVID-19 and Cocktails

Jomaree Pinkard, CEO and co-founder of Hella Cocktail Company, discusses the Black Lives Matter movement, the impact of COVID-19, and...cocktails. Hella is a cocktail supply company focused on upscale mixers, bitters and cocktail kits. Prior to co-founding Hella, Jomaree worked with the NFL in the Player Engagement Department. He earned his MBA at the Warton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Listen for three action items you can use today.   Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
10/31/202021 minutes, 21 seconds
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The Four Fields of Leadership

Tom Goodell discusses his book "The Four Fields of Leadership" and how people and organizations can thrive In a hyperconnected world. Tom is President and Founder of Linden Leadership, a management consulting firm focused on helping organizations develop sustainable high-performance cultures. The landscape of leadership has changed significantly. Listen as we explore the disruption and what it means for leaders today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
10/24/202021 minutes, 34 seconds
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How Social Media Disrupts our Elections

Sinan Aral discusses his book "The Hype Machine," and how social media disrupts our elections, our economy, and our health—and how we must adapt. Sinan is a Professor of Management at MIT and Director of the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy. He currently serves on the Advisory Boards of the Alan Turing Institute, the British National Institute for Data Science in London, and the Centre for Responsible Media Technology and Innovation in Bergen, Norway. Listen for three action items you can use today.  Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
10/17/202029 minutes, 1 second
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Using Employee and Customer-First Policies

Joseph Young, Founder and Solutions Architect at Kuvio Creative, discusses using employee and customer-first policies to foster a culture of success. Joseph says that with good policies, profits and success will fall into place. What are the elements of a good policy, and how can you develop your own policies that make a difference? Find out in this episode. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?  
10/10/202019 minutes, 39 seconds
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The Business of Being a Business Coach

Martin Harshberger discusses the business of being a business coach, and ways consultants can grow their practice in the midst of Covid-19, work-from-home, and market uncertainty. Martin is the author of Conscious Business Development and founder of Measurable Results, a strategy and business development consulting firm. Listen for three action items you can use today.  Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
10/3/202020 minutes, 8 seconds
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Building Smart Nonprofits

Matthew Craig discusses his new book "Building Smart Nonprofits" and best practices and emerging trends in the non-profit sector. Mathew and his co-author David O'Brien interviewed over 60 industry leaders who are in the nonprofit trenches every day. We discuss a number of best practices and emerging trends they found in their research. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?  
9/26/202019 minutes, 58 seconds
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Global Crises and Their Strategic Solutions

Blair Sheppard, Head of Global Strategy and Leadership for PricewaterhouseCoopers, discusses his book "Ten Years to Midnight: Four Urgent Global Crises and Their Strategic Solutions." In addition to his work at PwC, Blair is also the Dean Emeritus and Professor Emeritus of Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. He was the principal force behind opening Duke's campus in China, and the founder and CEO of Duke Corporate Education. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?  
9/19/202025 minutes, 36 seconds
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Surviving Recessions with Character and Vision

Pehr Gyllenhammar, former longtime Volvo CEO, discusses his book "Character is Destiny".  Gyllenhammar’s 24-year tenure was historic and groundbreaking. When he became Volvo's CEO in 1971, he completely redesigned the company’s plants and assembly methods to prioritize the health and well-being of the workers. In 1972 he made a public commitment to make Volvo more environmentally friendly. And to protest the regime of apartheid, he closed Volvo's plant in South Africa in 1976. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
9/12/202021 minutes, 20 seconds
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Uproot Bureaucracy, Unleash Success

Gary Hamel discusses his new book "Humanocracy: Creating Organizations as Amazing as the People Inside Them" and ways to uproot bureaucracy and unleash success. Gary is a faculty member of the London Business School and best-selling author of five books including The Future of Management, which was named Amazon’s business book of the year. The Wall Street Journal ranked him as the world’s most influential business thinker, while the Financial Times labeled him a “management innovator without peer.” Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?  
9/5/202032 minutes, 14 seconds
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Using Assessments for Employee Insight and Improvement

Candice Frazer, Senior VP of Operations at TTI Success Insights discusses the use of cutting-edge assessments for employers, team leaders and executives looking for the insight needed to optimize and improve employee, team and management performance. TTI was selected among the top 20 assessment and evaluation companies last two years running. Download a free "work-from-home" assessment at TTISI.com. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
8/29/202023 minutes, 18 seconds
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How to Inspire Donors for Non-Profits

Lisa Greer discusses her book "Philanthropy Revolution," and how to inspire donors, build relationships and make a difference for non-profit fundraising. Lisa has served on dozens of boards, including the Beverly Hills Cultural Heritage Commission, the Make-a-Wish Foundation, and the Los Angeles District Attorney Crime Prevention Foundation. As a Hollywood studio executive, she managed the online businesses at NBC and Universal Studios. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
8/22/202026 minutes, 5 seconds
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Evolving an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Brad Feld discusses his new book "The Startup Community Way," and ways to foster an evolving entrepreneurial ecosystem. Brad is co-founder of the Foundry Group, and has been an early stage investor and entrepreneur since 1987. In addition, He currently is chair of the National Center for Women & Information Technology and serves on the board of a number of startups and ventures. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
8/15/202022 minutes, 7 seconds
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Doing Agile Right

Darrell Rigby discusses his book "Doing Agile Right" and ways to inspire transformation without chaos. Darrell leads Bain & Company’s global innovation and agile practices, and you've seen him in places like CNBC, CNN, and Bloomberg. His research has been published in Harvard Business Review, the Wall Street Journal, and the Financial Times. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
8/8/202027 minutes, 45 seconds
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A Revolution in Remote Work

Jed Ayres, CEO of IGEL Technology, discusses remote work and the implications to data security systems and approaches. Jed is an expert in workspace technology and management, virtualization and mobility. IGEL Technology is an international software company focused on simplifying and securing the cloud-delivery of applications and resources. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
8/1/202024 minutes, 3 seconds
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The Power Of Smart Experiments

Steven K. Gold discusses his book "How We Succeed" and ways to make good things happen through the power of smart experiments. Steve is the founder and chairman of A World for Good, a marketing service that transforms a business's charitable giving into effective and measurable marketing that grows sales and strengthens communities at the same time.  Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?  
7/25/202021 minutes, 48 seconds
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Why Entrepreneurs Should Act Like Revolutionaries

David McCourt discusses his book "Total Rethink" and why entrepreneurs should act like revolutionaries. David is CEO of Granahan McCourt Capital, a private investment firm focused on  innovation in technologically under-served areas of the world. He’s also an award-winner TV producer....he won an Emmy for the series Reading Rainbow...and a WSJ best-selling author. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
7/18/202016 minutes, 56 seconds
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Win Short-Term While Investing Long-Term

David Cote, former CEO of the industrial tech giant Honeywell, discusses his book "Winning Now, Winning Later," and how companies can win in the short-term while investing in the long term. David grew Honeywell's market capitalization to nearly $120 billion, delivering returns of 800% and beating the S&P by nearly two and a half times...all during a recession. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?  
7/4/202025 minutes, 20 seconds
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Become a High Performance Hero

Rob Hartnett discusses his book "It’s All Possible" and how to unleash the high performance hero within you. Rob started his career at KPMG and worked in senior management roles at Apple and HP, where he won the Asia Pacific High Achiever Award. He left the corporate world to build an advisory practice based on high performance leadership and he consults with some of the worlds most recognized brands.  Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?  
6/20/202025 minutes, 6 seconds
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Post-Pandemic Financial Business Strategies

Jeff Redondo discusses post-pandemic business strategies and why it is important to take emotion out of decision-making, and to act like you have a million bucks, even when you don't. Jeff is Managing Partner at Invictus Advisors and an expert in accounting and business strategies for startups, entrepreneurs and international companies. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?      
6/6/202022 minutes, 32 seconds
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The 21st Century Ride-Along

Antonio Garrido discusses his book "The 21st Century Ride Along" and how sales leaders can develop their teams in real-time sales calls. What's a sales team to do right now in the mist of Covid-19? What are best practices for sales teams suddenly thrust into a virtual team environment? In a newly-virtual world, are ride-alongs still important? Find out in this interview. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
5/30/202022 minutes, 42 seconds
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Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire

Rebecca Henderson discusses her book "Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire." Rebecca is a professor at Harvard University, where she has a joint appointment at the Harvard Business School in the General Management and Strategy units.  She teaches in the MBA Program at Harvard. Rebecca spent the first 21 years of her career at MIT. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?  
5/16/202024 minutes, 14 seconds
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Unleash Inspiration, Meaning, and Joy

John O'Leary discusses his book "In Awe" and how to unleash inspiration, meaning, and joy in what you do by rediscovering your childlike wonder. When he was 9 years old, John had a horrific accident left him with burns on 100% of his body. That story is told in his best-selling book, "On Fire." Now John explores lessons that prove all the more important as we adjust to working under different conditions.  Host Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?  
5/2/202024 minutes, 6 seconds
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Catch Customers, Drive Growth

Luis Pedroza discusses his book "LEAN Brands," and how to catch customers, drive growth and stand out in all markets. Luis is an expert at launching global brands and has held leadership positions with 7-Eleven, P&G, General Mills, and Nestlé. His work has spanned many international markets including the United States, China, Russia, United Kingdom, and Singapore. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
4/25/202019 minutes, 21 seconds
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How Entrepreneurs Can Build Financial Clarity

Spencer Sheinin discusses his new book "Entreprenumbers" (a #1 new Amazon release) and how entrepreneurs can build financial clarity for business advantage. It is a rare breed of person who is both an accountant and an entrepreneur.  Explore how to effectively direct your accounting team, what key accounting principles and perspectives are important for success, why it is important to understand and prioritize the top three financial issues facing your business. Listen for action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? https://Everyday-MBA.com/guest Do you want to be a sponsor http://Everyday-MBA.com/sponsor  
4/18/202017 minutes, 59 seconds
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COVID-19 and How To Stay Cyber Safe While Working From Home

Hackers and online criminals have wasted no time figuring out how to exploit COVID-19 and the fact that most workers are working from home. There has been a dramatic uptick in cyber-attacks. While we are all trying to avoid getting infected with a real virus, cyber-thieves are trying to infect our devices with computer viruses aimed at gaining access to personal and private information. Don't fall prey to an attack. Here are three important action items to keep you and your employer's data safe while you work from home. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Do you want to be a sponsor?
4/8/20208 minutes, 33 seconds
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The Necessity and Danger of Innovation

Mike Steep discusses his book "First Light of Day". Will our drive toward constant technological innovation be our downfall? Mike is one today's leading experts on technology innovation. He is founder and executive director of Stanford University’s Disruptive Technology & Digital Cities Program.  He was senior vice president of the Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) and in executive positions at Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Microsoft, and Apple. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? https://Everyday-MBA.com/guest Do you want to be a sponsor? https://Everyday-MBA.com/sponsor  
4/4/202023 minutes, 26 seconds
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How Trends and Catalysts Are Transforming Business

Sean Pillot de Chenecey discusses his book "Influencers and Revolutionaries" and how trends and catalysts are transforming business.  ean is a brand expert that has worked with iconic brands that we know like Unilever, Swatch, Heineken, General Motors, and more. He is a lecturer at the University of the Arts London. His previous book, "The Post-Truth Business" was a finalist for the Business Book Awards 2019. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Want to be a guest? https://Everyday-MBA.com/guest Want to be a sponsor? https://Everyday-MBA.com/sponsor
3/21/202025 minutes
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235: Tactics for Disruptive Thinking

Jeremy Gutsche discusses his book "Create the Future" and tactics for disruptive thinking. Jeremy says that we've reached a point in time when everyone wants innovation, but most people don't know how to actually attain it. Jeremy is a New York Times bestselling author, an award-winning innovation expert, and the CEO of Trend Hunter the worlds largest most powerful trend platform. We explore the "super future" and what you can do about it. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? https://Everyday-MBA.com/guest Do you want to be a sponsor? https://Everyday-MBA.com/sponsor  
3/7/202022 minutes, 54 seconds
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Transpersonal Leadership

Danielle Grant discusses her new book, co-authored with with John Knights and Greg Young, Leading Beyond the Ego and ways to become a transpersonal leader. What is transpersonal leadership, why is it important today for leaders to be more personal and emotionally intelligent, and what are the results for organizations and leaders who are successful? Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? https://Everyday-MBA.com/guest Do you want to be a sponsor? https://Everyday-MBA.com/sponsor  
2/29/202015 minutes, 49 seconds
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234: How to Ride the Killer CPG Growth Curve

James Richardson discusses his book "Ramping Your Brand" (a #1 new release on Amazon) and ways to ride the current growth curve in consumer packaged goods. James is a Cultural Anthropologist, strategy consultant, and an expert in CPG market. What factors should you consider in order to cash in on the packaged goods startup explosion? Don't miss this interview. And stay tuned for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? https://Everyday-MBA.com/guest Do you want to be a sponsor? https://Everyday-MBA.com/sponsor  
2/22/202025 minutes, 2 seconds
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233: How To Compete in the Amazon Era

Rob Fishman discusses his book "Retail Success in an Online World" and how to compete and win in the Amazon era.  With all the technological and economic shifts leading to significant change in the world of retailing, it’s important to understand what really works -- as well as what really doesn’t -- in the current retail selling environment. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? https://Everyday-MBA.com/guest Do you want to be a sponsor? https://Everyday-MBA.com/sponsor  
2/8/202022 minutes, 50 seconds
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Best Of Episode - How Women Rise - Sally Helgesen

Best of Episode - Sally Helgesen discusses her book "How Women Rise" and how women can break the habits holding them back from their next raise, promotion or job. Sally’s work is widely regarded as the gold standard when it comes to women’s leadership. Since the publication of "The Female Advantage" in 1990, she has written five books in the field and presented thousands of workshops to women leaders all over the world. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Want to be a guest? http://Everyday-MBA.com/guest
1/25/202029 minutes, 48 seconds
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232: Mastering the Art of Asking

Episode 232 - Dr. Wayne Baker discusses his book "All You Have To Do Is Ask," and how to master the art of asking for what you need. Wayne calls this 'strategic asking' and we explore the techniques for success and the results in business and in life. Wayne is a Professor of Business Administration at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business, and Faculty Director of the Center for Positive Organizations. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest Do you want to be a sponsor? Everyday-MBA.com/sponsor
1/11/202019 minutes, 4 seconds
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Special 2019 Year End Episode

Special Episode - 2019 Year End. Action items from our Knowledge Leader Circle members Erin Pheil, Rich Horwath, Kyle Westra, Chris Mailander, Eric Shultz and John Kennedy. Thanks for listening to the show in 2019...and stay tuned for more great guests and discussion in 2020....and as always, our Everyday MBA action items. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest Do you want to be a sponsor? Everyday-MBA.com/sponsor
12/28/201917 minutes, 10 seconds
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231: The Future Human-Machine Partnership

Episode 231 - Olivier Blanchard discusses his book "Human/Machine" and the future of our partnerships with machines. Olivier is a senior analyst with Futurum Research, where he focuses on the impact of emerging and disruptive technologies including artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, smart automation, edge compute and robotics. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest Do you want to be a sponsor? Everyday-MBA.com/sponsor
12/21/201924 minutes, 43 seconds
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230: Digital Process Automation Tactics and Success

Episode 230 - Paul Stone, Solution Architect at FlowForma discusses digital process automation. Explore the digital techniques that give process owners and front-line workers the ability to automate and improve processes without the need for IT support or custom programming. This approach to no-code automation is driving the next generation of process improvement for organizations in all industries. Listen for examples, and three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest Do you want to be a sponsor? Everyday-MBA.com/sponsor
12/14/201920 minutes, 49 seconds
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229: A Manifesto for a More Generous World

Episode 229- Yancey Strickler discusses his book "This Could Be Our Future," and how organizations need to look beyond profit and money and toward maximizing the values that make life worth living.  Yancey is one of the co-founders of Kickstarter, the crowdfunding pioneer. He says by recalibrating our definition of value, a world of scarcity can become a world of abundance. Host Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest Do you want to be a sponsor? Everyday-MBA.com/sponsor
12/7/201931 minutes, 35 seconds
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228: Creating Progress in a World of Change

Episode 228 - Dean Lindsay discusses his book "Creating Progress in a World of Change." All progress is change, but not all change is progress. Explore a process to help ensure that the changes you aim for are actually beneficial. Dean is the award-winning author of How to Achieve Big PHAT Goals, which has sold over 100,000 copies worldwide.  Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest Do you want to be a sponsor? Everyday-MBA.com/sponsor
11/23/201915 minutes, 12 seconds
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227: Surviving Changing Markets

Episode 227 - Dave Ulrich discusses his book "Reinventing The Organization" and how companies can deliver radically greater value in fast-changing markets. We all remember once-famous and leading brands like Radio Shack or Blockbuster, who failed because they failed to shift when market conditions shifted. And today, conditions are changing at an ever increasing pace. Explore how should companies reinvent themselves to win. Listen for three action items you can use today. Dave is a Professor of Business Administration at the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business and he’s published over thirty books and hundreds of articles that have shaped current thinking about leadership. In 2012 he was recognized with a Lifetime Achievement Award by HR magazine for being the "father of modern Human Resources." And He has worked with over half of the Fortune 200. Dave is listed in the Thinkers50 Hall of Fame.  Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest Do you want to be a sponsor? Everyday-MBA.com/sponsor        
11/16/201925 minutes, 8 seconds
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226: Overcoming a Scarcity Mindset for Financial Success

Episode 226 - John Kennedy, co-founder of CandorPath Financial, discusses how to overcome a scarcity mindset and gain financial success. John is an expert in the tools and strategies for investment, but also an experienced business coach and strategist. Listen as we explore the current challenges surrounding the typical psychology around money and what needs to change in order to be successful. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest Do you want to be a sponsor? Everyday-MBA.com/sponsor
11/9/201923 minutes, 13 seconds
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225: Critical Skills for Team Leadership

Episode 225 - Scott Miller discusses the book "Everyone Deserves a Great Manager," (a brand new Wall Street Journal Best Seller) and the six critical practices for leading a team. Scott is the Executive VP of Thought Leadership at FranklinCovey. His book "Management Mess to Leadership Success" released earlier this year was #1 Amazon best seller. Listen for three action items you can use today to take advantage of the ideas and advice in this interview. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest Do you want to be a sponsor? Everyday-MBA.com/sponsor
11/2/201924 minutes, 20 seconds
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224: Creative Problem Solving and Innovation

Episode 224 - Dr. Roger Firestien discusses his book "Create In A Flash" and ways to boost creative problem solving and innovation. Roger is the Senior Faculty Member at the International Center for Studies in Creativity at the State University of New York- Buffalo State. The Center confers the only Master of Science Degree in Creativity Studies of its kind in the world. In addition, Roger has worked a number of brands that we know, like Disney, AT&T, Clorox, and many more. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest Do you want to be a sponsor? Everyday-MBA.com/sponsor
10/26/201920 minutes, 56 seconds
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223: Create Brand Names That Stick

Episode 223 - Alexandra Watkins discusses her book Hello, My Name Is Awesome and how to create a great brand name. Getting your brand name wrong can have painful consequences; getting it right can have a magical effect. Explore specific techniques to brainstorm, validate and test your brand name to ensure better business success. Listen for three action items you can do today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest Do you want to be a sponsor? Everyday-MBA.com/sponsor
10/19/201922 minutes, 14 seconds
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222: Innovation On Tap

Episode 222 - Eric Schultz discusses his book "Innovation On Tap." The book is a fascinating collection of stories describing great entrepreneurs over the the past 300 years, what made them great, the conditions at play, and what we can learn today from these success stories -- from the cotton gin to the hit Broadway show "Hamilton." Eric has a bachelor's degree in history from Brown University and an MBA from Harvard Business School, and he's spent years as a senior executive and CEO.  Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest Do you want to be a sponsor? Everyday-MBA.com/sponsor
10/12/201925 minutes, 21 seconds
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221: Unlocking Financial Value

Episode 221 - Chris Mailander discusses his book The Craft and secret codes and methods to unlock exponential financial value. Chris has a law degree from Georgetown University and he has served as an adjunct fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies , a leading foreign policy think tank. But more than that, he has worked across five continents as a CEO, senior director and vice president. Stay tuned for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest Do you want to be a sponsor? Everyday-MBA.com/sponsor  
10/5/201919 minutes, 33 seconds
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220: Outsizing Strategies to Grow Your Business

Episode 220 - Steve Coughran discusses his book Outsizing and new strategies to grow your business, profits and potential. Steve is a CPA, earned his MBA from Duke University, and he’s known for his extensive work on strategic growth and corporate financial management. If you feel that you're making all the right business moves but still coming up short you don’t want to miss this interview. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest Do you want to be a sponsor? Everyday-MBA.com/sponsor
9/28/201920 minutes, 39 seconds
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219: Five Revolutions Shaping the Digital Economy

Episode 219 - Kyle T. Westra discusses his book "The New Invisible Hand" (an Amazon best-selling new release) and five technological revolutions that are shaping industry and the economy today. More than 50% of small businesses fail in their first four years. At the same time, the lifespan of large companies is shrinking. Explore the factors that are disrupting the marketplace and what you can do react to competitive threats with more success and results. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest Do you want to be a sponsor? Everyday-MBA.com/sponsor
9/21/201926 minutes, 17 seconds
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218: How to Defeat Bad Strategy

Episode 218 - Rich Horwath discusses his book StrategyMan vs. the Anti-Strategy Squad and ways to use strategic thinking to defeat bad strategy. Rich is is a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of seven books, including Elevate: The Three Disciplines of Advanced Strategic Thinking, Strategy for You: Building a Bridge to the Life You Want, and Deep Dive: The Proven Method for Building Strategy. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest Do you want to be a sponsor? Everyday-MBA.com/sponsor
9/14/201921 minutes, 31 seconds
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217: Overcoming Barriers to Success

Episode 217 - Erin Pheil, founder of The MindFix Group, discusses ways to recognize and overcome the roadblocks and mental barriers that get in the way of success. It’s only by identifying and eliminating the hidden root causes of problem patterns like self-sabotage and “imposter syndrome” that we can reach our maximum potential. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest Do you want to be a sponsor? Everyday-MBA.com/sponsor
9/7/201926 minutes, 48 seconds
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Write a Book, Build Your Brand

Best of Rebroadcast Episode - Tanya Hall, CEO of the Greenleaf Book Group, discusses her book “Ideas, Influence & Income” in this rebroadcast episode. Learn ways you can write a book, build your brand and lead your industry. Before joining the publishing industry, Tanya worked as a television producer for Extra! and E! Entertainment Television. Stay tuned in the second half for three action items you can use to take advantage of the ideas and advice in this interview. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest Do you want to be a sponsor? Everyday-MBA.com/sponsor
8/31/201926 minutes, 23 seconds
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216: Developing a Cadence of Success

Episode 216 - David Mattson, CEO of Sandler Systems, discusses his new book "The Success Cadence" and ways to unleash your organizations rapid growth culture. In today’s technology and data-driven business environment, it’s easy to lose sight of the most important aspect of success:  people.  And that’s what we’ll be exploring today. Listen for three action items you can use today to build and sustain an organization where people are both highly skilled and highly motivated. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest Do you want to be a sponsor? Everyday-MBA.com/sponsor  
8/24/201924 minutes, 9 seconds
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215: Making Large-Scale Change Happen

Episode 215 - Bill Schaninger, Senior Partner at McKinsey, discusses his new book, co-authored with Scott Keller, Beyond Performance 2.0 and a proven approach to leading large-scale change. The urgency of why large-scale change must be a central component of effective leadership was made clear in the 2011 bestseller Beyond Performance. Now, Schaninger and Keller tell us how. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest Do you want to be a sponsor? Everyday-MBA.com/sponsor
8/17/201920 minutes, 35 seconds
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214: Love Is Just Damn Good Business

Episode 214 - Steve Farber discusses his book Love Is Just Damn Good Business. Steve says that to achieve leadership and competitive advantage, we need to put love into action. Hear him describe ways to boost the linkage between customer loyalty and employees who love their work. Steve is the bestselling author of the books The Radical Leap and Greater Than Yourself. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest Do you want to be a sponsor? Everyday-MBA.com/sponsor
8/10/201926 minutes, 54 seconds
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213: Mastering Emotional Interactions at Work and in Life

Episode 213 - Susan Steinbrecher discusses her book "Meaningful Alignment" and how to master emotional interactions at work and in life. Susan and her coauthor Robert Schafer PH.D. offer a new approach -- incorporating research-backed strategies on how to handle tough conversations and expand your capacity for success during times of stress. You may remember Susan from episode 41 when we talked about her book "Heart-Centered Leadership" and she is also the author of the Amazon bestselling book "KENSHO: A Modern Awakening." Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest Do you want to be a sponsor? Everyday-MBA.com/sponsor  
8/2/201919 minutes, 39 seconds
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212: The Hybrid Workforce

Episode 212: Barry Mitchell, Global Leader for IBM’s Digital Workforce, discusses the "Hybrid Workforce" where humans and smart machines work together. This may seem like a futuristic notion, but Artificial Intelligence and automated computer bots are already working right alongside human workers today. The implications for the future...and the future of work...are important. Listen for three action items you can use today. Click here to learn more about IBM Automation solutions: https://ibm.co/2yjG7eS Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest Do you want to be a sponsor? Everyday-MBA.com/sponsor
7/27/201919 minutes, 39 seconds
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211: Creative Thinking and Problem Solving

Episode 211 - Chris Griffiths discusses his book "The Creative Thinking Handbook" and step-by-step techniques for better problem solving in business. Chris is the founder and CEO of OpenGenius and he is a pioneer in combining creative thinking strategies with technology to enhance productivity. Chris is behind the iMindMap and DropTask apps, now utilized by over two million people worldwide. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest Do you want to be a sponsor? Everyday-MBA.com/sponsor
7/20/201930 minutes, 13 seconds
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210: Everything You Know About Leadership is Wrong

Episode 210 - Ashley Goodall discusses his book "Nine Lies About Work" and how much of what we've been taught about leadership is wrong. Ashley is a Senior Vice President of Leadership and Team Intelligence at Cisco. His co-author is New York Times bestselling author Marcus Buckingham and together they expose the disconnect between the way you know you work best and the ways you’re told to work. "Nine Lies" was named a book to watch in 2019 by Inc., The Washington Post, and the Business Insider. Listen for three action items you can use today to take advantage of the ideas and advice in the book. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest Do you want to be a sponsor? Everyday-MBA.com/sponsor
7/13/201922 minutes, 7 seconds
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209: Turn Your Ideas into Products that Sell

Episode 209 - Jules Pieri, CEO of The Grommet, discusses her book "How We Make Stuff Now" and ways to turn your ideas into products that build successful businesses. Jules is co-founder of The Grommet, a site that has launched more than two thousand consumer products since 2008, and is working to reshape how products are discovered, shared, and bought. She was named one of Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs in 2013 and Goldman Sachs’ 100 Most Interesting Entrepreneurs in 2014. She is currently an Entrepreneur in Residence at Harvard Business School. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest Do you want to be a sponsor? Everyday-MBA.com/sponsor
7/6/201921 minutes, 58 seconds
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208: The Art and Science of Product Packaging

208: Richard Brown, President of The BoxMaker discusses the art and science of product packaging. Richard leads a print-on-demand service called Fantastapack, an online platform to create full color custom printed boxes for your business. People judge a book by its cover, and customers judge your product by its box and its label. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest Do you want to be a sponsor? Everyday-MBA.com/sponsor
6/29/201918 minutes, 59 seconds
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207: The Power of Patience in a World Obsessed with Early Achievement

Episode 207 - Rich Karlgaard discusses his new book "Late Bloomers" and the power of patience in a world obsessed with early achievement. Rich is the publisher of Forbes Magazine and the author of four acclaimed previous books. You've seen him in places like on CBS, Fox and TEDx. And if you are a late bloomer wondering when you're going bloom, Rich says don’t worry, and he’s got some action items to consider. We also explore whether or not society is putting too much pressure on young people to succeed early. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest Do you want to be a sponsor? Everyday-MBA.com/sponsor
6/22/201924 minutes, 31 seconds
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Sustaining Workforce Engagement - Guest Lonnie Wilson

Lonnie Wilson discusses his book "Sustaining Workforce Engagement" and ways to ensure your employees are happy, healthy and productive. Lonnie is the a principle consultant at quality consultants and the author of several books on lean manufacturing. Global engagement surveys over the last thirty years reveal that fewer than 20% of us are fully engaged at work...and the issue of employee engagement is one that affects organizations from all industries and all sizes. Listen for action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest Do you want to be a sponsor? Everyday-MBA.com/sponsor
6/15/201922 minutes, 8 seconds
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206: Leverage the Power of Relationships to Achieve Your Business Goals

Episode 206 - Zvi Band discusses his book "Success In Your Sphere" (a #1 new release on Amazon in Business Sales) and ways to leverage the power of relationships to achieve business goals. Zvi is the co-founder Contactually, a top Customer Relationship Management platform, and was a finalist for Ernst and Young’s 2016 Entrepreneur of the Year award. Zvi says that effective relationship building is not about acquiring new contacts. It’s about strengthening your connections with the key people who will help you drive your business forward.  Host, Kevin Craine Want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest Want to be a sponsor? Everyday-MBA.com/sponsor
6/8/201923 minutes, 3 seconds
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205: Get Connected and Build Customer Relationships

Episode 205 - Nicolaj Siggelkow discusses his book "Connected Strategy" (a #1 new release on Amazon for robotics and automation) and how to build continuous customer relationships for competitive advantage. Nicolaj is a professor at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, where he also serves as co-director of the Mack Institute for Innovation Management. Listen as he describes how by designing your own “connected strategy,” you can unite the right technology with the right revenue model to reinvigorate and extend customer connections.  Host, Kevin Craine Want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest Want to be a sponsor? Everyday-MBA.com/sponsor
6/1/201920 minutes, 52 seconds
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203: AI, Superhumans and the Next Economic Revolution

Episode 203 - Alex Bates discusses his book "Augmented Mind," and explores how augmenting humans, combining human intuition and artificial intelligence, will herald an unprecedented era of productivity and financial success. Alex performed DARPA-funded research in neural networks, human memory and computational diagnostics. He is the Managing Director at Neocortex Ventures a firm bringing artificial intelligence and machine learning to the forefront of the industrial market.  Host, Kevin Craine Want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest Want to be a sponsor? Everyday-MBA.com/sponsor
5/18/201923 minutes, 38 seconds
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The Winning Advantage - Guest Raymond Houser

Raymond Houser discusses his book "The Winning Advantage" and how to tap into your richest resources. Throughout a notable career that spans selling books door-to-door while in college to running his own companies, Raymond Houser learned that certain actions and attitudes can either reinforce your goals or prevent you from achieving them. Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest Do you want to be a sponsor? Everyday-MBA.com/sponsor
5/11/201912 minutes, 47 seconds
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202: Five Steps to Boost Sales with Vertical Marketing

Episode 202 - In this "Best Of" episode, Host Kevin Craine discusses five action items you can use to take advantage of Vertical Marketing. It can be difficult to succeed if you are perceived as a “jack of all trades.” Instead, boost your sales and your profits by specializing in one or more vertical markets. Listen for five actionable steps you can take to develop a “beachhead strategy” focused on winning a particular market first before moving into other, larger markets.  Want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest Want to be a sponsor? Everyday-MBA.com/sponsor
5/4/201913 minutes, 22 seconds
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201: How Artificial Intelligence and the Cloud will Transform Business

Episode 201 - Futurist Tom Koulopoulos discusses "The Bottomless Cloud" and how AI, the next generation of the cloud, and abundance thinking will radically transform business. On the heels of his Amazon bestselling book "Revealing The Invisible," Tom teamed up with entrepreneur David Friend to provide a straightforward understanding of the incredible power of the cloud and data abundance; it’s an entirely new way to think about the value and the role of data in building tomorrow’s enterprise. Host Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest Do you want to be a sponsor Everyday-MBA.com/sponsor  
4/27/201923 minutes, 41 seconds
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200: Cracking the Code to Customer Loyalty

Episode 200 - Sandy Rogers, leader of FranklinCovey’s Loyalty Practice, discusses the book "Leading Loyalty" -- a #1 New Release on Amazon -- and ways to crack the code to customer loyalty. Sandy was previously senior vice president at Enterprise Rent-A-Car and during his 14 years there managed the turnaround of the London, England, operation and led the teams that developed Enterprise’s system for improving customer service across all branches. He is a graduate of Duke and Harvard Business School. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest Do you want to be a sponsor? Everyday-MBA.com/sponsor
4/20/201914 minutes, 36 seconds
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199: Artificial Intelligence and Content Management

Episode 199 - Bill Lobig, VP of Digital Business Automation at IBM discusses Artificial Intelligence and enterprise content management. Bill explores how innovations using AI are fueled by content, and how organizations are gaining advantage using strategies that leverage the value of data using automation. Listen for action items that you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest Do you want to be a sponsor? Everyday-MBA.com/sponsor
4/13/201919 minutes, 9 seconds
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198: Building An Inclusive Organization

Episode 198 - Raafi Alidina discusses his book, co-authored with Stephen Frost, "Building An Inclusive Organization" and ways organizations can leverage the power of a diverse workforce. Raafi is an associate at Frost Included limited in the UK and an expert in behavioural economics and equality practices. He got his Masters in Public Policy at Harvard and spent a year as a Research Fellow at the Center for Public Leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest Do you want to be a sponsor? Everyday-MBA.com/sponsor      
4/6/201927 minutes, 59 seconds
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197: Great Leaders Have No Rules

Episode 197: Kevin Kruse, NY Times best-selling author, discusses his book "Great Leaders Have No Rules" and contrarian leadership principles to transform your team and business. Kevin is the founder and CEO of LEADx, the first company to create a virtual executive coach using IBM Watson artificial intelligence. You may remember him from episode 64 when we talked about his book "15 Secrets Successful People Know About Time Management." Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest Do you want to be a sponsor? Everyday-MBA.com/sponsorship  
3/30/201923 minutes, 33 seconds
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196: Superhuman Innovation with Artificial Intelligence

Episode 196 - Chris Duffey discusses his new book "Superhuman Innovation" and transforming businesses with Artificial Intelligence. Chris used AI to write his book, in the form of Aimé, an intelligent bot Chris assembled using AI and natural language tools. Chris and his work has been profiled by the Wall Street Journal, the NY Post, The Guardian, and many more. He’s the head of AI Innovation & Business Strategy at Adobe, and he serves on Rutgers University Data Advisory Board. Listen for five action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest Do you want to be a sponsor? Everyday-MBA.com/sponsorship
3/23/201926 minutes, 51 seconds
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Three Ways to Make Your Business Writing Better

Special Episode – Kevin Craine shares three ways you can make your business writing better in this special action item episode. Listen for three action items you can use to keep readers engaged, boost your message and build your brand credibility. Kevin has been the written voice for some of North America’s leading brands. Find out three important secrets of successful writers.
3/16/201910 minutes, 35 seconds
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195: How To Be Resilient When Life Sucks

Episode 195 - Resiliency Ninja Allison Graham talks about her new book "Married My Mom, Birthed a Dog" and how to be resilient when life sucks. Guaranteed you face challenges; that’s life...and business. Unfortunately, without the right tools, those punches will limit your success. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest
3/9/201928 minutes, 44 seconds
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194: Use Your Gut Instincts to Make Better Business Decisions

Episode 194 - Rick Snyder discusses his book "Decisive Intuition" and ways to use your gut instincts to make better business decisions. Rick is an international business coach and consultant, and the CEO of Invisible Edge. His breakthrough strategies have been implemented by executives and businesses in Europe, Canada, Asia and America. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest  
3/2/201921 minutes, 29 seconds
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193: Finding and Closing Sales with Social Media

Episode 193  - Ken Guest discusses his book "Digital Prospecting" and ways to find, nurture and close sales using social media. Ken is a Partner at Sandler Training at the Ruby Group and an expert at sales prospecting. Sales methods have changed dramatically. The days of cold calls and email blasts are over. Learn modern methods to close more sales using social media. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA/guest
2/23/201922 minutes, 38 seconds
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192: Six-Figure Freelance Action Items

Episode 192 - Six-Figure Freelance Action Items. This special episode explores three steps to strengthen your solopreneur success using proven concepts like a sales pipeline, automated scheduling software and leveraging your niche with a beachhead strategy. Action items any entrepreneur can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com  
2/16/201911 minutes, 21 seconds
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191: STEM Education - Are Students Prepared?

Episode 191 - Neil Braun, Dean of the Lubin School of Business at Pace University, discusses STEM education. Are graduating students prepared for the real world? Professor Braun warns us that more is needed in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math. What is the future of business education and its integration with other sectors like science and technology? Listen for three action items. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest
2/9/201923 minutes, 12 seconds
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190: Be More Pirate and Win

Episode 190 - Sam Conniff Ellende discusses his book "Be More Pirate" and how you can take on the world and win. Sam explores the tactics and strategies of Golden Age pirates, drawing parallels modern business rebels like Elon Musk. Pirates didn’t just break the rules, they rewrote them. Learn how you can do it to. Listen for three action items you can do today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest
2/2/201928 minutes, 59 seconds
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189: Peak Leadership Fitness

Episode 189 - Dr. Timothy Tobin discusses his book "Peak Leadership Fitness" and ways to elevate your leadership game. Tim is Vice President of Franchisee Onboarding and Learning at Choice Hotels International and a leadership coach and fitness expert. What does physical fitness have to do with leadership? Find out in this interview and listen for three action items you can do today. Host, Kevin Craine Want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest
1/26/201927 minutes, 28 seconds
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188: Digital Business Automation Strategies

Episode 188 - David Jenness, portfolio marketing manager for digital business automation at IBM, discusses advanced data capture, process automation and intelligent information management. What steps should you take in order to take advantage of advancements in business automation?  What are the roadblocks to automation? And what is IBM's roadmap for content management in 2019 and beyond? Find out more here https://ibm.co/2KeZvm6 Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest
1/19/201927 minutes, 15 seconds
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187: B State - A New Roadmap to Success

Episode 187 - Mark Samuel discusses his new book B State and a new roadmap for bold leadership, brave culture and breakthrough results. Mark is the author of The Power of Personal Accountability, which was recently named Best New Business Book by the International Book Awards. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest
1/12/201923 minutes, 14 seconds
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186: Billion-dollar C-Suite Success Techniques

Episode 186 - Tom Murry, retired CEO of Calvin Klein, discusses C-Suite business techniques that get results. Tom retired as CEO after 17 prosperous years during which he facilitated the brand’s growth from 2.8 billion to $8 billion. He has worked with, and learned from, the most recognized names in fashion, as well as titans of the business world. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest
1/5/201916 minutes, 33 seconds
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Year End Action Items

Special Year End Episode - Listen to unheard action items from 2018 interviews. Kevin Craine speaks with guests Derek Lidow, Rick Miller, Best-Seller Tim Caulkins, Dr. Kathleen Allen, Nazim Agabekov and Volkswagon VP Jason Bradshaw. Quick action success techniques directly from thought leaders, best selling authors, and C-suite executives in the real world. Host, Kevin Craine Do You Want To Be a Guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest
12/29/201814 minutes, 31 seconds
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184: What is Social Design?

Episode 184 - Cheryl Heller discusses her book The Intergalactic Design Guide and ways to harness the power and potential of social design. Cheryl is the Founding Chair of the first Master of Fine Arts program in Design for Social Innovation at the School of Visual Arts in New York City, and the founder of the design lab CommonWise.  She’s worked with big brands that we know like Ford Motor Company, American Express, Reebok, Marriott and many others. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com
12/22/201813 minutes, 42 seconds
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183: Opportunities with Blockchain

Episode 183 - Dale Chrystie, Business Fellow, Blockchain Strategist at FedEx, discusses business opportunities with Blockchain. By allowing digital information to be distributed but not copied, blockchain technology is creating a backbone of a new type of internet. . What is blockchain, how is it different than bitcoin, and what are some of the opportunities for business today?  Host, Kevin Craine Want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest
12/15/201820 minutes, 7 seconds
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182: Driving Revenue using Facebook Advertising

Episode 182 - Techniques to drive revenue using Facebook advertising. Kevin Craine speaks with Nazim Agabekov, founder at Lead Gen Black Belt. Nazim says he can help entrepreneurs and startups grow their online business to 7-figures using Facebook and marketing funnels. How does it work? What are the strategies to consider? We’ll find out. Listen in the second half for three action items. Host, Kevin Craine Do You Want To Be A Guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest
12/8/201817 minutes, 26 seconds
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181: Taking the Work out of Networking

Episode 181 - Karen Wickre discusses her book Taking the Work out of Networking and ways to make connections that count. Karen is the former editorial director at Twitter, where she landed after a decade-long career at Google, and a self-described introvert. However, she is regarded in Silicon Valley as a champion networker. How did she do it? Learn how in this interview. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest
11/27/201820 minutes, 35 seconds
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180: How Tight and Loose Cultures Wire Our World

Episode 180 - Dr. Michele Gelfand discusses her book "Rule Makers, Rule Breakers," and how 'tight and loose' cultures wire our world. Michele is a cultural psychologist and a distinguished professor of Psychology at the University of Maryland, College Park. Her groundbreaking research has been featured in places like the Washington Post, the New York Times, the Boston Globe...and in national media like NPR, NBC, ABC, among many others. In 2017 she received the Outstanding International Psychologist Award from the American Psychological Association. Host, Kevin Craine Want to be a guest? http://Everyday-MBA.com/guest
11/24/201820 minutes, 11 seconds
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179: Surrounding Yourself with the Right People

Episode 179 - Leo Bottary discusses his book What Anyone Can Do and how surrounding yourself with the right people will drive change, opportunity and personal growth. Leo is an instructor for both Rutgers and Northeastern Universities. Prior to that, he was an adjunct professor for Seton Hall University, where he was named adjunct teacher of the year. Listen for three action items to take advantage of the ideas and advice in this interview. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? http://Everyday-MBA.com/guest
11/17/201820 minutes, 47 seconds
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178: Getting Cybersecurity Right with Sami Saydjari

Episode 178 - Sami Saydjari discusses his book Engineering Trustworthy Systems and ways that organizations today must react in order to withstand pressing threats of cyber terrorism and data breaches. Sami has worked with the National Security Agency and NASA and consulted with national leadership on cybersecurity policy. You’ve seen him in places like CNN, ABC, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and Time magazine. Listen for action items that you can use today to be prepared and educated.  Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest
11/10/201821 minutes, 47 seconds
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176: Opportunities in Open Data

Episode 176 - Joel Gurin, President and Founder at Center for Open Data Enterprise, discusses the many business opportunities in Open Data. Joel is today’s preeminent advocate and authority on Open Data. He is a former senior advisor at the GovLab at NYU and the author of the book "Open Data Now." What is Open Data? How can businesses benefit from its use? Where are the opportunities to consider? Listen for three action items you can use immediately. Host, Kevin Craine Want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest
11/3/201822 minutes, 11 seconds
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177: The Future of Work and Automation

Episode 177 - Author and futurist Alexandra Levit discusses her new book Humanity Works and ways organizations need to merge technologies and people for the workforce of the future. Alexandra writes for the New York Times, Fast Company, and Forbes, and she is a former nationally syndicated columnist for the Wall Street Journal. She is the author of the international bestseller They Don't Teach Corporate in College, and she advised the Obama administration on current employment issues. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest
10/27/201826 minutes, 38 seconds
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Exploring CEX - Customer and Employee Experience

Special Episode - Jason Bradshaw discusses his book "It's All About CEX - The Essential Guide to Customer Experience." What is CEX? How are customer and employee experience the same...and different? And how will CEX impact organizations over the next 10-15 years? Jason is currently Chief Customer Officer at Volkswagen Group Australia. Before that he was head of customer experience for Target Australia. Jason earned his MBA from the University of Southern Queensland. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine What to be a guest? http://Everyday-MBA.com
10/23/201819 minutes, 21 seconds
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175: The Business Opportunities of Cooperatives

Episode 175 - Kevin Craine speaks with Doug O'Brien, President and CEO of the National Cooperative Business Association. More than 120 million Americans are members of co-operatives and cooperative credit unions...that is 30 million more people than are owners of mutual funds. And yet co-ops are an often overlooked part of the US economy. What are co-ops? How do they differ from regular businesses? And what are the opportunities? Listen for three action items to learn more. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest
10/20/201822 minutes, 8 seconds
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173: Leadership Lessons from Nature

Episode 173 - Dr. Kathleen Allen discusses her book "Leading from the Roots" and nature-inspired leadership lessons. Explore the concept of biomimicry - the design and production of materials, structures, and systems that are modeled on biological entities and processes. Plus ways to build business success using examples from nature. Listen for three action items you can use immediately. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest
10/13/201819 minutes, 36 seconds
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174: The Future of Automating Work

Episode 174 - Harley Davis, VP, Decision Management at IBM discusses the future of business automation and ways to use advancements in AI, machine learning and robotic process automation to automate the decision-making process. More so than ever before, agility matters, and operational decision management provides critical link to business agility. Listen for action items you can use immediately. Host, Kevin Craine Want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest    
10/6/201818 minutes
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172: Master Your Business Presentation

Episode 172 - Tim Caulkins discusses his book How To Wash a Chicken (a #1 Amazon Best-Seller) and practical ways to master your business presentation. Tim is an award-winning professor at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management and the author of the books Breakthrough Marketing Plans and Defending Your Brand, which was named 2013 Marketing Book of the Year by Expert Marketer Magazine. Stay tuned in the second half for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? http://Everyday-MBA.com/guest  
9/29/201822 minutes, 50 seconds
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171: Effective Sales Enablement

Episode 171 - Pam Didner discusses her book "Effective Sales Enablement" and ways to achieve sales growth through collaborative sales and marketing. Pam is a B2B marketing consultant and a former adjunct professor at West Virginia University and the University of Oregon. She spent time at Intel, among others, in senior roles in marketing. Pam earned BA in finance from the University of Kentucky and an MBA from the University of Illinois. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? http://Everyday-MBA.com/guest
9/22/201816 minutes, 9 seconds
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170: Great Proposals Get More Sales

Episode 170 - Kevin Craine speaks with Rick Harris, Executive Director of The Association of Proposal Management Professionals about ways to write and present better bids, RFP responses and proposals. Great proposals get more sales and winning the bid is an essential part of the survival and success of every company. This show is full of practical advice to win more business. Listen in the second half for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Want to be on the show? http://Everyday-MBA.com/guest
9/15/201822 minutes, 21 seconds
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169: Entrepreneurial Success Without Venture Capital

Episode 169 - Dr. Dileep Rao discusses his book "Nothing Ventured, Everything Gained" ...now a #1 best-seller on Amazon... and how entrepreneurs and startups often have better success without venture capital. Dr. Rao is a clinical professor of entrepreneurship at Florida International University and a former venture capitalist where he was chairman and director of emerging ventures and financial institutions. Listen in the second half for action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? http://Everyday-MBA.com/guest
9/8/201819 minutes, 40 seconds
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168: Be Chief with Rick Miller

Episode 168 - Rick Miller discusses his book "Be Chief" and how the time has come to turn conventional leadership wisdom on its head. Rick served as a successful business executive in roles including President and/or CEO in a Fortune 100 companies as well as for startup and a non-profit organizations. Rick has earned a BA from Bentley University and a MBA from Columbia University. Host, Kevin Craine Want to be a guest? http://Everyday-MBA.com/guest
9/1/201818 minutes, 52 seconds
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167: Artificial Intelligence and Customer Sentiment

Episode 167 - Kevin Craine and Billee Howard discuss the use of nuero-powered technology to quantify, measure and understand human thought. Explore how to use artificial intelligence and sentiment analysis to connect customer emotion directly to improved business performance. Understand the convergence of 'big emotion' and 'big data' and how it is valuable from a strategic and marketing perspective. Stay tuned for three action items in the second half. Host, Kevin Craine Do you want to be a guest? http://Everyday-MBA.com/guest
8/25/201817 minutes, 39 seconds
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166: Responding To Corporate Terrorism and Cyberthreats

Episode 166 - Richard Chasdi discusses his book "Corporate Security Crossroads" and how to respond to corporate terrorism and cyber-threats. Richard is professor and associate director of the Center for Complex and Strategic Decisions at Walsh College. He serves on the editorial board of Armed Forces & Society and Perspectives on Terrorism. He received his master’s degree from Boston College and his doctorate in political science from Purdue University. Listen in the second half for three action items you can use immediately. Host Kevin Craine Want to be a guest? http://Everyday-MBA.com/guest
8/18/201826 minutes, 11 seconds
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165: The B2B Executive Playbook - Best of Everyday MBA

Episode 165 – Sean Geehan discusses his book “The B2B Executive Playbook” and ways to achieve sustainable and profitable growth – business to business. Sean received the prestigious Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award in 2002 and has been inducted into the E&Y National Hall of Fame. Stay tuned after the interview for five action items to take advantage of the ideas and advice in this interview and hear some bonus comments from Sean in the second half. Host, Kevin Craine Want to be a guest? http://Everyday-MBA.com/guest
8/11/201830 minutes, 15 seconds
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164: Success Tips for Creating Ridiculously Good Content

Episode 164 - Ann Handley discusses her book "Everybody Writes" and success tips for creating ridiculously good content in this Best of Everyday MBA episode. Ann is a best-selling author and was cited in Forbes as the most influential woman in Social Media. She was recognized by ForbesWoman as one of the top 20 women bloggers today. Stay tuned after the interview for five action items you can do to immediately take advantage of the ideas and advice in this interview, and hear some bonus comments from Ann as well as some listener shout-outs in the second half. Host, Kevin Craine Want to be a guest? http://Everyday-MBA.com/guest
8/4/201832 minutes, 55 seconds
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163: Artificial Intelligence, Smart Robots and the Future of Humanity

Episode 163 - Futurist and author Byron Reese discusses his book "The Fourth Age" and how smart robots, conscious computers and artificial intelligence will shape the future of humanity. Byron is the CEO and publisher of Gigaom, an industry-leading technology research company. You've seen him in places like the New York Times, Washington Post, USA Today, and NPR. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Want to be a guest? http://Everyday-MBA.com/guest
7/28/201826 minutes, 41 seconds
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162: The Art and Craft of PR

Episode 162 - Sandra Stahl discusses her book "The Art and Craft of PR" and the mindset and skills needed to succeed in public relations today. Sandra is the co-founder of the PR firm, JacobStahl, and she is an adjunct professor in the Brand and Integrated Communications master's degree program at the City College of New York. Stay tuned in the second half for four action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Want to be a guest? http://Everyday-MBA.com/guest
7/21/201824 minutes, 52 seconds
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161: Digital Transformation Tactics that Work

Episode 161 - Joris Merks-Benjaminsen, head of Digital Transformation at Google joins Kevin Craine in this "best of" episode. Joris discusses his book "Think and Grow Digital" and what the 'net generation' needs to do to survive and thrive in any organization. Listen for five action items in the second half of the show. Host, Kevin Craine Want to be a guest? http://Everyday-MBA.com/guest
7/14/201827 minutes, 46 seconds
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159: The Zen of Social Media Marketing - "Best Of Episode"

Episode 159 - This "Best of" episode features Shama Hyder discussing her book The Zen of Social Media Marketing and ways to build credibility, generate buzz and increase revenue. Shama is known as the “Zen Master of Social Medai Marketing” and you’ve  seen her in places like Fox news, CBS, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and many more. Stay tuned after the interview for five action items you can use to immediately take advantage of the ideas and advice in this interview. Host, Kevin Craine Would you like to be a guest? http://Everyday-MBA.com/guest
7/7/201828 minutes, 36 seconds
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160: Cyber Hacks that Shocked the Business World

Episode 160 - Charles Arthur discusses his book "Cyber Wars" and the dramatic inside stories of some of the world's biggest cyber attacks. Explore data breaches at Equifax, Sony Pictures, TJ Maxx and more. Charles was the technology editor at The Guardian, where he investigated scores of cybersecurity threats as well as WikiLeaks, Anonymous, and LulzSec. Stay tuned in the later part of the interview for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Would you like to be on the show? http://Everyday-MBA.com/guest
6/30/201823 minutes, 10 seconds
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158: How Women Rise

Episode 158 - Sally Helgesen discusses her book "How Women Rise" and how women can break the habits holding them back from their next raise, promotion or job. Sally’s work is widely regarded as the gold standard when it comes to women’s leadership. Since the publication of "The Female Advantage" in 1990, she has written five books in the field and presented thousands of workshops to women leaders all over the world. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine Want to be a guest? http://Everyday-MBA.com/guest
6/23/201829 minutes, 48 seconds
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157: Top Cybersecurity Questions To Ask

Episode 157 - Bryce Austin discusses his book "Secure Enough?" and the top cybersecurity questions that every executive and business owner should ask. Bryce wasn’t always a cybersecurity expert….but he quickly became one as a senior group manager at Target when they had that famous data breach in 2013/2014. Now he shares the lessons learned and three action items you can use today to be more prepared for the next cybersecurity threat. Host, Kevin Craine What to be a guest? http://Everyday-MBA.com/guest
6/16/201824 minutes, 16 seconds
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156: The 'Make Mom Proud' Standard for Customer Service

Episode 156 - Jeanne Bliss discusses her book "Would You Do That To Your Mother" and the 'Make Mom Proud' standard for how to treat your customers. Jean is a customer experience expert who has held executive positions for Microsoft, Allstate and Mazda, among others. She is the author of "Chief Customer Officer" and "I Love You More Than My Dog." Listen for three action items to take advantage of the ideas and advice in this interview. Host, Kevin Craine Want to be a guest? http://Everyday-MBA.com/guest
6/9/201823 minutes, 15 seconds
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155: Lose the Resume, Land the Job with Gary Burnison

Episode 155 - Gary Burnison discusses his book "Lose the Resume, Land the Job" and job-seeking strategies that work. Gary is the CEO of Korn Ferry, a firm that puts a professional in a new job every three minutes. He is a New York Times bestselling author of the book "No Fear of Failure" and you’ve seen him in places like Forbes, CNBC, Bloomberg, and many others. Listen for four action items you can use to take advantage of the ideas and advice in this interview. Host, Kevin Craine   Everyday-MBA.com
6/2/201822 minutes
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154: The Power of Company Culture

Episode 154 - Chris Dyer discusses his book "The Power of Company Culture" and ways you can improve the productivity, performance and profits of your company. The difference between merely good and really great companies lies not in the quality of their products, but in the shared beliefs and attitudes that employees hold about the company. Listen for three action items.  Host, Kevin Craine   Everyday-MBA.com
5/26/201819 minutes, 59 seconds
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153: Action Items to Create Killer Marketing Content

Episode 153 - Kevin Craine discusses five action items to create killer marketing content in this special action item episode. Are you putting a lot of money and effort into content marketing but wondering why it doesn’t really get you much business? These are things you can do immediately to ensure that your content marketing is on target, effective and will resonate.  Host, Kevin Craine  Everyday-MBA.com Want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest
5/19/201817 minutes, 26 seconds
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152: Is Your Company Ready for the Next Cybersecurity Threat?

Episode 152 - Is your company ready for the next cyber-threat? Kevin Craine speaks with Ray Rothrock about his book "Digital Resilience" to explore what executives, business owners and technical experts should know about potential cybersecurity vulnerabilities and breaches in network and data security. Ray is the CEO at RedSeal, a leader in network modeling and cyber risk scoring. He’s got a masters in nuclear engineering and an MBA from Harvard. Listen for three action items you can use to take advantage of the ideas in this interview. Everyday-MBA.com
5/12/201824 minutes, 37 seconds
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150: Top Team Building Techniques

Episode 150 - Kevin Craine speaks with Whitney Johnson about her new book "Build Your A-Team" and top team building techniques. Whitney is a former award-winning Wall Street analyst and the author of the critically acclaimed book "Disrupt Yourself". She co-founded the Disruptive Innovation Fund with Harvard Business School’s Clayton Christensen. Listen for a seven phase disruption model, plus three action items you can use to take advantage of the ideas and advice in this interview. Host, Kevin Craine   Want to be a guest? Everyday-MBA.com/guest
5/5/201824 minutes, 21 seconds
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149: Navigating Digital Transformation

Episode 149 - Kevin Craine speaks with author Brad Murphy about his book, co-authored with Dr. Carol Mase, called "The Age of Surge," and ways companies can successfully navigate digital transformation. Brad discusses how digital transformation is not just about technology and proposes human centered framework for scaling company wide agility. Listen in the later part of the show for three action items to take advantage of the ideas and advice in this interview. Host, Kevin Craine   Everyday-MBA.com
4/28/201825 minutes, 37 seconds
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148: A CPA's Advice to Transform Your Company

Episode 148 - Kevin Craine speaks with author Alex Vorobieff about his new book "Transform Your Company." As a former crisis CPA, Alex spent years cleaning up the financial messes of companies in a wide range of industries. He consistently tracked the financial problems back to larger management dysfunctions within these companies - and they all had similar root problems. Explore the causes, and most importantly the cures. Listen for three action items to take advantage of the ideas and advice in this interview. Host, Kevin Craine   Everyday-MBA.com
4/21/201821 minutes, 26 seconds
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147: Secrets for Success from the Boldest Women in Business

Episode 147 - Kevin Craine speaks with Carrie Kerpen about her book "Work It" and secrets for success from the boldest women in business. Carrie interviewed 50 of today's most successful women including Sheryl Sandberg, Aliza Licht and Reshma Saujani, for their secrets for success. Carrie is the co-founder and CEO of Likeable Media and she has been featured in places like the New York Times, ABC World News and CNBC. Stay tuned in the second half for three action items to take advantage of the ideas and advice in this interview. Host, Kevin Craine   Everyday-MBA.com
4/14/201819 minutes, 5 seconds
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146: Three Ways To Make Your Business Writing Better

Episode 146 - Kevin Craine shares three ways you can make your business writing better in this special action item episode. Listen for three action items you can use to keep readers engaged, boost your message and build your brand credibility. Kevin has been the written voice for some of North America's leading brands. Find out three important secrets of successful writers.  Everyday-MBA.com
4/7/201810 minutes, 30 seconds
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145: Write a Book, Build Your Brand, Lead Your Industry

Episode 145 -Kevin Craine speaks with Tanya Hall, CEO of the Greenleaf Book Group, about her new book “Ideas, Influence & Income” and ways you can write a book, build your brand and lead your industry. Before joining the publishing industry, Tanya worked as a television producer for Extra! and E! Entertainment Television. Stay tuned in the second half for three action items you can use to take advantage of the ideas and advice in this interview. Host, Kevin Craine   Everyday-MBA.com
3/31/201826 minutes, 22 seconds
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144: How To Discover the Best Startup Market Opportunities

Episode 144 - Marc Gruber discusses his book "Where To Play" and ways to discover the best startup market opportunities. Marc says that most start-ups fail because they rush to market with a product, only to discover too late that it’s the wrong market. Marc is Vice President for Innovation at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology where he is also the Chair of Entrepreneurship & Technology Commercialization. Listen in the second half of the show for three action items to take advantage of the ideas and advice in this interview. Host, Kevin Craine  Everyday-MBA.com
3/24/201817 minutes, 1 second
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143: Marketing your Brand One Customer Interaction at a Time

Episode 143 - Kevin Craine discusses three action items to market your brand one customer interaction at a time. Your company's brand is your most important marketing asset. And that brand is embodied in the “vibe” and perception customers get from your company. If it’s positive you win; if it’s negative: beware. These action items help you develop your employees as brand ambassadors who boost your success with each customer interaction. Everyday-MBA.com
3/17/201811 minutes, 49 seconds
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142: Self-Made Million Dollar Entrepreneurs

Episode 142 - Derek Lidow speaks with Kevin Craine about his new book "Building on Bedrock" and what self-made million-dollar entrepreneurs like Sam Walton and Walt Disney can teach us about building valuable companies. Derek is a best-selling author and teaches Entrepreneurship at Princeton University. You've seen him in places like the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Forbes. Listen for three action items you can use to take advantage of the ideas and advice in this interview. Host, Kevin Craine   Everyday-MBA.com
3/10/201820 minutes, 48 seconds
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Steps to Be a Brave Leader

Kimberly Davis talks with Kevin Craine about her book "Brave Leadership," and ways you can improve your leaderships skills by using techniques from the acting profession. Kimberly teaches Authentic Influence and Executive Presence for Southern Methodist University’s (SMU) Cox School of Business’ Executive Education Program and has worked with leading brands like GE, Merck, Pepsico and more. Listen for three action items you can use to take advantage of the ideas and advice in this interview. Host, Kevin Craine
3/3/201824 minutes, 3 seconds
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Don't Pay for Your MBA

Author Laurie Pickard talks with Kevin Craine about her new book, "Don't Pay For Your MBA." Laurie decodes how to obtain the equivalent by taking advantage of free or low-cost massive open online courses taught by professors at the world’s best business schools. You've seen her in places like Fortune, Entrepreneur, The Wall Street Journal, CNNMoney, Financial Times, and Bloomberg Business.  Host, Kevin Craine
2/24/201820 minutes, 32 seconds
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141: Five Steps to Boost Sales with Vertical Marketing

Episode 141 - Host Kevin Craine discusses five action items you can use to take advantage of Vertical Marketing. It can be difficult to succeed if you are perceived as a “jack of all trades.” Instead, boost your sales and your profits by specializing in one or more vertical markets. Listen for five actionable steps you can take to develop a “beachhead strategy” focused on winning a particular market first before moving into other, larger markets.  Host Kevin Craine   Everyday-MBA.com
2/17/201814 minutes, 56 seconds
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138: The Power of Vulnerability to Improve Your Leadership Skills

Episode 138 - Barry Kaplan discusses his book "The Power of Vulnerability" and ways leaders can improve their skills and effectiveness. If you are an executive or manager, or business owner, you know that being “the boss” isn’t always easy….and it can feel overwhelming to be the one who is expected to have all the answers. Learn how to shed the burden of having to be “right” all the time and gain a newfound freedom to explore the bigger picture. Listen for three action items in the later part of the interview. Host, Kevin Craine   Everyday-MBA.com
2/10/201817 minutes, 20 seconds
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137: How to Improve Your Impromptu Speaking Skills

Episode 137 - Judith Humphrey joins Kevin Craine to discuss her book "Impromptu: Leading in the Moment," and ways you can better prepare for unplanned and impromptu moments and communicate as a confident and compelling leader. Judith is a columnist for Fast Company and was awarded the 2012 YWCA’S prestigious Woman of Distinction award for Entrepreneurship. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine   Everyday-MBA.com
2/3/201827 minutes, 16 seconds
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136: Shortcut Your Startup with Courtney Reum

Episode 136 - Courtney Reum discusses his book "Shortcut Your Startup" (an Amazon #1 best-seller) and ways to turn traditional advice on its head for better startup success. Courtney is a former Goldman Sachs investment banker turned entrepreneur, and one of the stars of the syndicated television show, Hatched. Host, Kevin Craine   Everyday-MBA.com
1/27/201824 minutes, 28 seconds
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135: Gain Clarity, Improve Performance with Karen Martin

Episode 135 - Karen Martin discusses her book "Clarity First" and how smart leaders and organizations can achieve outstanding performance by working to establish better clarity. Karen is a leading authority on lean management and performance improvement for businesses, government agencies, and the not-for-profit sector. Her clients include big brands we know like AT&T, Chevron, and the United States Department of Homeland Security to name just a few. Stay tuned for three action items to take advantage of her ideas and advice. Host, Kevin Craine   Everyday-MBA.com
1/20/201820 minutes, 26 seconds
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134: Career Transition Expert Tama Kieves

Episode 134 - Tama Kieves discusses her book "Thriving Through Uncertainty" and steps to take to make a successful career transition. After years of working tirelessly to become a Harvard-educated partner at a top law firm, Tama realized that the career she invested so much in left her unfulfilled. Tama gave it all up to make changes necessary to lead the life she always wanted. She offers real-world advice to help others do the same. Listen for three action items to take advantage of her ideas and advice. Host, Kevin Craine  Everyday-MBA.com
1/13/201821 minutes, 38 seconds
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133: Best of 2017 Interviews

Episode 133- Best of 2017 Interviews with best-selling authors Dorie Clark, John Rossman, Jess Todtfeld and Vanessa Van Edwards; plus 2017 Knowledge Leader Circle members Nathan Hirsch and Steven Kuhn. Listen for action items and advice on personal branding, executive leadership, media skills, eCommerce and more. Host, Kevin Craine  Everyday-MBA.com
1/6/201825 minutes, 48 seconds
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Special Greeting - Merry Christmas

Everyday MBA is on break for the holidays. We'll be back in two weeks with our "Best of 2017" episode, so stay tuned. Meanwhile, we hope you have a wonderful holiday season. Everyday-MBA.com
12/23/20177 minutes, 50 seconds
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132: How Brands Dominate with Christopher Lockhead

Episode 132 - Christopher Lockhead discusses his book "Play Bigger" and how brands dominate the market by creating new market categories. The Marketing Journal calls Christopher “One The Best Minds in Marketing,” and Newsweek calls him, “The Howard Stern of Entrepreneurialism.” Listen for three action items that you can use to take advantage of the ideas and advice in this interview.  Host, Kevin Craine   Everyday-MBA.com
12/16/201727 minutes, 20 seconds
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131: A Parent's Guide to Paying for College with Leah Ingram

Episode 131 - Leah Ingram discusses "The Complete Guide for Paying for College." Are you a parent who is trying to figure out  college funding? Need help navigating scholarships, loans, grants and internships? Leah is a lifestyle and money-saving expert, and her new book is an essential guide for middle-class families on how to afford college. Listen for three action items you can do today to take advantage of the ideas and advice in this interview.  Host, Kevin Craine  Everyday-MBA.com
12/9/201729 minutes, 10 seconds
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130: The Decision Making Makeover with Mike Whitaker

Episode 130 - Mike Whitaker discusses his book "The Decision Makeover" and a process to follow to make the right decisions...big or small. Mike is a venture capitalist and entrepreneur. He earned his undergrad in Cognitive Psychology, and he’s got an MBA. The Decision Makeover offers a thoughtful and strategic approach for choosing wisely in all aspects of business and in life. Listen for three action items you can use to take advantage of the ideas and advice in this interview. Host, Kevin Craine  Everyday-MBA.com  
12/2/201725 minutes, 30 seconds
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Teamwork and Team Building Techiques with Craig Ross

Special Episode - Craig Ross discusses his book "Do Big Things" and simple steps teams can take to do be more effective and profitable. For decades, Craig has been obsessed with answering one question: How do you equip a team to deliver big things? Now he shares his seven-step process that equips teams with how to quickly and consistently operate at a higher level. Listen for specific action items you can use to take advantage of the ideas and advice in this interview. Host, Kevin Craine   Everyday-MBA.com  
11/25/201723 minutes, 37 seconds
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129: The Making of a #1 National Brand with Michael Houlihan and Bonnie Harvey

Episode 129 - Michael Houlihan and Bonnie Harvey return to Everyday MBA to discuss their success with building Barefoot Wine into America's #1 wine brand. They are the authors of the New York Times best-seller "The Barefoot Spirit". Listen for three action items you can do today to take advantage of the ideas and advice in this interview.  Host, Kevin Craine   Everyday-MBA.com
11/18/201730 minutes, 50 seconds
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128: Conscious Leadership with Steven Kuhn

Episode 128 - Steven Kuhn speaks with Kevin Craine about his journey from US Army combat veteran and bodyguard to Mick Jagger to international business consultant and keynote speaker. Hear Steven's concepts regarding conscious leadership driven by honesty, integrity and transparency. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine   Everyday-MBA.com
11/11/201720 minutes, 52 seconds
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127: Leadership Lessons from a Navy Seal with Chris Fussell

Episode 127 - Former Navy Seal Chris Fussell discusses his book "One Mission" and ways leaders can build more effective and responsive teams. Learn from the strategies used by the military to eliminate silos between groups and teams, and transform your teams into an effective force for change and process improvement. Listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine   Everyday-MBA.com
11/4/201721 minutes, 55 seconds
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126: Unlocking the DNA of Digital Transformation with Michael Gale

Episode 126 - Michael Gale discusses his book "The Digital Helix" and ways organizations can capture the advantages of digital transformation. Michael says that only 20% of organizations are getting digital transformation right, but those that do often double their brand value. How can you do it too? Find out, and listen for three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine   Everyday-MBA.com
10/28/201728 minutes, 54 seconds
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124: Don't Let Your Personality Derail your Leadership with Ron Warren

Episode 124 - Ron Warren, Ph.D, discusses his book "Personality at Work" and how bad habits and personality traits can hamper good leadership. Ron is a psychologist the developer of the LMAP 360 personality assessment used in executive education programs including at Harvard Business School's Advanced Management Program and the Yale School of Management. Listen for five action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine   Everyday-MBA.com
10/21/201728 minutes, 1 second
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123: How to Be A More Thoughtful Leader with Mindy Gibbins-Klein

Episode 123 - Mindy Gibbins-Klein discusses her book The Thoughtful Leader and ways to use your head and your heart to inspire others. Mindy is an award-winning author, TedX speaker, and thought leadership strategist. Listen for five action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine   Everyday-MBA.com
10/14/201727 minutes, 37 seconds
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123: How to Be a #1 Best Seller with Lee Bartlett

Episode 123 - Lee Bartlett discusses his book The Number One Best Seller and the mindset, strategy and processes of a top salesman (or woman). Lee has enjoyed a highly successful sales career working for a variety of tier 1 institutions. He has held roles in large US, UK and European-based corporations, and sold extensively across most countries in these regions, as well as in Asia. Listen for five action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine   Everyday-MBA.com
10/7/201716 minutes, 54 seconds
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122: How to Monetize Your Expertise with Dorie Clark

Episode 122 - Dorie Clark discusses her book Entrepreneurial You and ways to monetize your expertise, create multiple income streams and thrive as a solo entrepreneur. Dorie is a best-selling author, a frequent contributor in places like the Harvard Business Review and The Wall Street Journal, and she is an Adjunct Professor of Business Administration Duke University. Listen for action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine   Everyday-MBA.com
9/30/201737 minutes, 54 seconds
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121: Be the Leader You Were Meant to Be with Stacey Hanke

Episode 121 - Stacey Hanke discusses her book Influence Redefined and ways to be the leader you were meant to be. Stacy is an executive mentor, a popular trainer and keynote speaker. Her clients include big brands like Coca Cola, Nationwide, GE, Kohl’s and many others. You’ve seen her in the New York Times and on SmartMoney. Listen for action items to take advantage of the ideas and advice. Host, Kevin Craine   Everyday-MBA.com
9/23/201727 minutes, 39 seconds
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120: Boost Your Effectiveness and Get Things Done with Mary Lamia

Episode 120 - Mary Lamia discusses her book What Motivates Getting Things Done and ways to harness procrastination, manage your emotions and boost your success in business. Mary is a clinical psychologist and psychoanalyst, as well as professor at the Wright Institute in Berkeley. Her book Emotions! won the Family Choice Award and you've seen her in places like ABC, Fox and the New York Times, Woman’s Day. She's a regular blogger at Psychology Today. Host Kevin Craine   Everyday-MBA.com
9/16/201721 minutes, 17 seconds
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119: The Science of Succeeding with People with Vanessa Van Edwards

Episode 119 - Vanessa Van Edwards discusses her book Captivate and the science of succeeding with people. Vanessa is a national best selling author and the lead investigator at human behavior research lab, Science of People. She writes a monthly column for Entrepreneur Magazine and the Huffington Post. As a human behavior hacker she runs original research experiments on topics such as the science of leadership, human lie detection, body language hacks, the psychology of attraction and successful people skills. Listen for action items to take advantage of the ideas and advice. Host, Kevin Craine Everyday-MBA.com
9/9/201728 minutes, 33 seconds
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118: Win at the New Game of Selling with Mitch Axelrod

Episode 118 - Mitch Axelrod discusses his book The New Game of Selling and ways to attract, convert and keep more customers. Mitch is a guest lecturer at Harvard and his strategies have been adopted by thousands of companies from, Pfizer and Prudential, to small, medium and home-based businesses in 35 countries. Stay tuned after the interview for action items and bonus comments. Host, Kevin Craine   Everyday-MBA.com
9/2/201726 minutes, 58 seconds
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117: Taking your Customer Experience to the Next Level with Colin Shaw

Episode 117 - Colin Shaw discusses his book The Intuitive Customer and imperatives for moving your customer experience to the next level. Colin has been recognized by LinkedIn as one as one of the world's top Business Influencers and he was voted by Brand Quarterly as one of the ‘worlds top 50 Marketing thought leaders over 50’ for the last 2 years. Includes three action items you can use today.  Host, Kevin Craine   Everyday-MBA.com
8/26/201721 minutes, 6 seconds
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116: Selling to the C-Suite with Lisa Magnuson

Episode 116 - Lisa Magnuson discusses her book The TOP Seller Advantage and powerful strategies to build long-term executive relationships. Lisa is Chief Corporate Sales Strategist at Top Line Sales and a former sales team leader at companies like Xerox, Ikon and others. It is important for high-level sales folks to reach the executive level of an organization, but that isn’t always an easy thing to do. Lisa steps us through specific tactics to sell to the C-Suite and nurture executive relationships. Includes three action items you can use today. Host, Kevin Craine   Everyday-MBA.com
8/19/201723 minutes, 9 seconds
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115: Leveraging the Freelance Economy with Nathan Hirsch

Episode 115 - Nathan Hirsch discusses ways to leverage freelance resources to build a million dollar business. Nathan Hirsch is a serial entrepreneur who is an expert in hiring remote workers and eCommerce business. He co-founded his first company out of his dorm room in 2009 drop shipping products on Amazon.com and built it to sell over $20 million worth of products over 5 years. While scaling, Nathan discovered the power of outsourcing and ended up building an remote army of freelancers. In 2015, Nathan co-founded FreeeUp.com, an online hiring marketplace focused on connecting businesses with the top 1% of online workers in eCommerce, digital marketing, virtual assistance, and web development. Host, Kevin Craine   Everyday-MBA.com
8/12/201718 minutes, 38 seconds
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114: How to Survive the Branding Wilderness with Jonathan David Lewis

Episode 114 - Jonathan David Lewis discusses his book Brand vs Wild and ways to build resilient brands for harsh business environments. Jonathan is a branding and business strategist and a partner at McKee Wallwork + Company. You’ve seen him in places like Forbes , Digiday and Advertising Age. He says that the factors involved in surviving in today’s business landscape have surprising similarities to actual wilderness survival psychology. How so? Find out in this interview. Stay tuned after the interview for three action items and hear bonus comments. Host, Kevin Craine  Everyday-MBA.com  
8/5/201726 minutes, 58 seconds
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113: The Power of Positive Destruction with Seth Mirren

Episode 113 - Seth Mirren discusses his book The Power of Positive Destruction and ways to turn a business idea into a revolution. Seth is a global business leader and philanthropist who reinvented how Wall Street uses technology when in 1985 when he founded his first company, Merrin Financial, and launched the industry's first electronic order management system. This revolutionized trading by transforming the process from paper to digital and created the trading desk technology that is now standard in the United States. He’s been called “Innovator of the Decade”… “100 Most Influential People in Finance”…and “Entrepreneur of the Year Metro New York in Financial Services.” Stay tuned after the interview for three action items and bonus comments. Host Kevin Craine   Everyday-MBA.com
7/29/201723 minutes, 50 seconds
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112: How to Ditch Your Day Job with Daniel DiPiazza

Episode 112 - Daniel DiPiazza discusses his book "Rich 20 Something" and ways you can ditch your day job, start an epic business, and score the life you want. Daniel writes a column for the Huffington Post and you’ve seen him also in places like Time magazine, Fortune, Entrepreneur, and Fox News. Stay tuned after the interview for action items and bonus comments. Host, Kevin Craine   Everyday-MBA.com
7/22/201724 minutes, 40 seconds
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111: Media Interview Secrets with Jess Todtfeld

Episode 111 - Jess Todtfeld discusses his book Media Secrets and tips for better and more profitable media interviews. Jess is a former producer at ABC, NBC, and FOX and has advice to make the most of media exposure and convert interviews into more business. He even set a Guinness Record for being interviewed the most times in 24 hours… 112 different stations on radio.  Stay tuned after the interview for action items and bonus comments. Host, Kevin Craine   Everyday-MBA.com   Produced by CraineGroup.com make your own podcast with us
7/15/201722 minutes, 45 seconds
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110: The Amazon Way with John Rossman

Episode 110 - John Rossman discusses his book The Amazon Way and the leadership principles that helped the company dominate the online marketplace and become one of the world's most disruptive companies. An Amazon insider, John was responsible for launching the third party selling business which today is over 50% of all Amazon units. Stay tuned after the interview for action items and bonus comments. Host, Kevin Craine   Everyday-MBA.com
7/8/201726 minutes, 22 seconds
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109: Humans, Analytics and Big Data with Marc Vollenweider

Episode 109 - Marc Vollenweider discusses his book Mind+Machine and a decision model for optimizing and implementing analytics. We hear a lot about "Big Data" these days, but how do you use data to really make a difference in the performance of your business? This interview explores how the human mind collaborates with machines to improve things like productivity, time to market, and quality, or to create new capabilities that did not exist before. Stay tuned after for action items and bonus comments. Host, Kevin Craine   Everyday-MBA.com
7/1/201726 minutes, 53 seconds
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Special Episode - Marketing Your Brand One Customer Interaction at a Time

Special Episode - Kevin Craine offers quick and practical action items for entrepreneurs and business owners to gain more business marketing your brand one customer at a time. Action items and steps to take for improved revenue and customer satisfaction. Stay tuned next week for another regularly scheduled show. Host, Kevin Craine   Everyday-MBA.com
6/24/201710 minutes, 31 seconds
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107: Ego Free Leadership with Brandon Black

Episode 107 - Brandon Black discusses his book Ego Free Leadership and ways to end the unconscious habits that can hijack your business. Brandon is a former CEO of Encore Capital Group and he shares his journey of transformation from an autocratic and argumentative executive to one who builds trust, collaboration and success. What are those habits? Why should "ego" be replaced with "we-go?" And how can you learn from the CEO's story?  Stay tuned after the interview for five action items and hear bonus comments. Host, Kevin Craine   Everyday-MBA.com
6/17/201727 minutes, 41 seconds
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108: How your Personality Shapes Your Success with John Danner

Episode 108 - John Danner discusses the book Built For Growth and how your personality shapes your business success. What is your entrepreneur personality? How does it help or hinder your success? How can you understand and leverage your personality for better business results? John is a UC Berkeley and Princeton faculty member; best-selling author; popular speaker; trusted advisor to executives worldwide. Note: The book was released just today on Harvard Business Review Press and is already a #1 new release on Amazon. Stay tuned after the interview for three action items and bonus comments. Host, Kevin Craine   Everyday-MBA.com
6/6/201725 minutes, 36 seconds
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106: The New Smart Machine Age with Edward Hess

Episode 106 - Edward Hess discusses The New Smart Machine Age and where humans fit into the convergence of business, technology and automation. Will smart machines and robots start taking our jobs? What can we do...us humans...to prepare for the inevitable transformation? Ed is a Professor of Business Administration and Batten Executive-in-Residence at the Darden Graduate School of Business at the University of Virginia. You’ve seen and heard him in places like WSJ Radio, CNBC, NPR, and Investor's Business Daily, among many others. Stay tuned after the interview for five action items and hear bonus comments. Host, Kevin Craine   Everyday-MBA.com
6/3/201730 minutes, 20 seconds
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105: Great Customer Service with Chip Bell

Episode 105 - Chip Bell discusses his book Kaleidoscope and ways that companies can deliver innovative service. Everyone talks about the importance of delivering great service and ensuring a great customer experience…but how do you do it? What are the techniques that will really make a difference? And how do you know if we’re doing a good job or not? Stay tuned after the interview for five action items and hear bonus comments. Host, Kevin Craine   Everyday-MBA.com
5/27/201727 minutes, 28 seconds
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104: Mentoring Programs that Work with Patty Alper

Episode 104 - Patty Alper discusses her book Teach To Work and how a mentor, a mentee, and a project can close the skills gap in America today. Patty says that college students entering the job market are not prepared with the skills needed in the marketplace. She explores the benefits of corporate mentoring, the aspects of a successful program, and how organizations and executives can make the most of the effort. Stay tuned after the interview for five action items.  Host, Kevin Craine   Everyday-MBA.com
5/20/201730 minutes, 35 seconds
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103: Becoming Facebook with Mike Hoefflinger

Episode 103 - Mike Hoefflinger discusses his book Becoming Facebook and gives us the inside story of the birth and rise of Facebook. Over 1 billion people use Facebook every day. And it’s founding and success is one of the defining business success stories of our generation. But for the people who actually molded this great idea into a $300 billion company, the experience was far more tumultuous and uncertain than we might expect. Mike  was one of those Facebook insiders and had a front-row seat to the company's growing pains, stumbles, and reinventions. Stay tuned after the interview for three action items and hear bonus comments. Host, Kevin Craine   Everyday-MBA.com
5/13/201728 minutes, 41 seconds
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102: Stadium Status with John Brubaker

Episode 102 - John Brubaker discusses his book Stadium Status and the business strategies used by stadium-filling country acts, sports teams and top brands to build their fan base and differentiate from the competition. John is the author The Coach Approach and Seeds of Success, which was recognized as the 2013 Business Book of the year at the Hollywood Book Festival and has been adapted into a screenplay for a major motion picture. Stay tuned after the interview for action items and bonus comments. Host, Kevin Craine   Everyday-MBA.com  
5/6/201729 minutes, 58 seconds
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101: Pricing Done Right with Tim Smith

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