Leadership & Business Podcast

In our Summer Look Back Series, we are reposting our four most popular episodes. Our third episode is:
Dave Cote
Advice from a World Class CEO
Dave Cote is the chairman and CEO of Honeywell International Inc. Dave became chairman of the board in 2002 and is now one of the highest paid executives in America. Mr. Cote discusses what makes a good leader as well as the roles of CEOs in companies and why it's important to grow into positions.
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In our Summer Look Back Series, we are reposting our four most popular episodes. Our second episode is:
Margaret Liptay
Leadership Presence
Margaret Liptay is a certified leadership coach and CEO of MLC Consulting. She works with leaders to help them with “leadership presence,” something she believes is vital to success as a leader. Learn what leadership presence is in this episode, and why it is so important.
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In our Summer Look Back Series, we are reposting our four most popular episodes. Our first episode is:
Kelly Crace
How to Handle Stress
Dr. Kelly Crace is a psychologist and the Associate Vice President for Health & Wellness at the College of William & Mary. He’s studied stress and helps athletes, students, and teams understand the types of stress and how to deal with them.
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Episode 43: June 07, 2016
Akram Khan
Competing with Robots
It’s no secret that robots and technology are coming into the workplace and replacing human beings. Our guest Akram Khan is president of Pantheon, a software development company, and he keeps a close eye on the constantly evolving technology that is disrupting work and those who work for a living. Akram discusses the skills that professionals will need for a future which will include ever evolving technology.
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Episode 42: May 31, 2016
Phil Heavilin
Accelerating Your Career
As a society, we like to change jobs. Many people change employers to get promoted and earn higher salaries. But what if you want to stay at your job and get promoted? Phil Heavilin is the Executive Director of the Graduate Career Management Center at the College of William and Mary’s Raymond A. Mason School of Business. He provides career counseling and coaching to MBA students in a range of fields. Listen in to learn how you can accelerate your career within your organization, and earn a promotion.
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Episode 41: May 24, 2016
Margaret Liptay
Fear of Failure
Failure is something that everyone in the professional world encounters, and how you approach potential failure will have an effect on your professional and personal life. Margaret Liptay is a leadership coach who helps her clients understand and react to failure and the fear of failure.
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Episode 40: May 17, 2016
Priscilla Shumway
Real Women, Real Leaders
What makes successful women leaders successful? Priscilla Shumway is the coeditor of the book Real Women, Real Leaders, and she chats with us about the qualities that women leaders possess and tips for women looking to gain leadership experience today.
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Episode 39: May 10, 2016
Karen Griffith Gryga
Helping Female Founders Succeed
Women are founding more companies than ever - yet only 3% of venture capital is invested in female-led businesses. Karen Griffith Gryga is an investor and venture capitalist, and she helps female founders through her initiative Dream It Athena, helping them increase the probability of raising capital. We discuss women in business, her successful Dream it Athena initiative, and more.
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Episode 38: May 3, 2016
Tim Dunn
Doing Good and Doing Well
Tim Dunn has spent his career as an investment professional, and decided to start giving back. He’s on the podcast today to talk about why you should do good for the world as well. As Millennials insist that their employers give back to the world, we talk about the many ways you and your organization can give back.
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Episode 37: Apr. 26, 2016
Alan B. Miller
Lessons From a Leader
Alan B. Miller is one of the most successful leaders in all of business. He founded Universal Health Services (UHS) in 1978, one of the largest hospital management companies in the nation. In this episode, we talk about how he learned about leadership, from his high school basketball team to the U.S. Army.
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Episode 36: Apr. 19, 2016
Becca Marcus
Mindfulness
Mindfulness is a combination of focus techniques, breathing exercises, and meditation that executive and leaders have found helpful in business - for relaxing, focusing, and relieving stress. In recent years, mindfulness has become so popular that it has grown into a mindfulness movement, and growing number of companies now offer mindfulness programs and classes. Becca Marcus teaches mindfulness at the College of William & Mary, where she works at the campus counseling center. In this episode, we’ll discuss what mindfulness is and why it might be right for you.
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Episode 35: Apr. 12, 2016
Frank Fahrenkopf
The Presidential Debates
Frank Fahrenkopf is Co-Chairman of the Commission on Presidential Debates, the organization responsible for organizing the general election debates between presidential candidates. He founded the Commission in 1986 and chats on the podcast today about the organization, the current presidential race, and how they create the debates.
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Episode 34: Apr. 05, 2016
Kim Lopdrup
The Hospitality Gene
Keeping customers happy is one of the basic goals of business, but is especially hard to achieve in the restaurant and hospitality industry. Kim Lopdrup is CEO of Red Lobster, and has spend time with Procter & Gamble, Burger King, and others. He joins us today to discuss several key elements of the restaurant business, including the importance of customer-centric employees and the hospitality gene.
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Episode 33: Mar. 29, 2016
Walter Hickey
Telling Stories Through Numbers
Data Analytics has been one of the most important and fastest-growing sectors of business, and the combination of data analytics and journalism has become increasingly popular as well. Walter Hickey is the Chief Culture Writer for FiveThirtyEight.com, a website that uses data and statistics to talk about the world. In this episode, we discuss how journalists are using data to help us understand the world around us.
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Episode 32: Mar. 22, 2016
Janice Min
Career Advice for Young Women
Janice Min leads two of the most powerful and prestigious news brand in entertainment media - The Hollywood Reporter and Billboard. She was on the William & Mary campus this past week to speak to professional women and students about careers, business, and being a leader. She sits down with us to share her advice for young women in leadership roles.
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Episode 31: Mar. 15, 2016
David Friedman
Building Positive Culture
You may have been a part of some great organizations in your career, and maybe some not-so-great ones. Company culture plays a major role in how great an organization can be, and David Friedman helps companies and organizations build positive company culture. He’s the author of Fundamentally Better: Building a Culture of Success Through Organizational Values, and he chats with us about the fundamental behaviors and culture that make some organizations great.
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Episode 30: Mar. 08, 2016
Sharon Wood-Dunn
Diversity in the Workplace
Workplace diversity is an issue that has been with us for years and as the world becomes more diverse, companies and organizations are embracing diversity in order to succeed. Sharon Wood-Dunn is the owner of S Wood-Wilson Associates, a consulting practice that works with companies and organizations to succeed in human resources and corporate culture. She discusses the state of diversity and inclusion and how companies can succeed in those areas.
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Episode 29: Mar. 01, 2016
Mary Gentile
Giving Voices to Values
How do you address ethical issues in the workplace? Mary Gentile is the author of the Giving Voice to Values program, which helps organizations and professionals identify ethical issues in the workplace and hone their ability to voice concern and create change. In this episode, we talk about how leaders can communicate and problem solve using the Giving Voice to Values system when an ethical issue arises.
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Episode 28: Feb. 23, 2016
Hector Guerrero
Past, Present, and Future of Big Data
Big Data has been the hot topic in business for the past few years. Businesses and organizations are hiring people with experience in data management more than ever, and business schools are adding programs in data and analytics to get ahead of the curve. Dr. Hector Guerrero is a professor of Operations and Information Technology at the College of William and Mary's Raymond A. Mason School of Business. We chat with him today about what Big Data means, how it got started, and why it's the future.
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Episode 27: Feb. 16, 2016
Bob Williams
Leading vs. Managing
Successful organizations need both leaders and managers. The skill sets of each of these roles varies greatly, and each one requires a different type of person. Bob Williams has had a long career in leadership positions, and now teaches leadership and management to corporate clients and business students alike. Listen in to learn the characteristics of leaders and managers and why both are important to organizations.
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Episode 26: Feb. 09, 2016
Jena Burgess
Millennials and the Workplace
In 10 years, Millennials could make up as much as 75% of the global workforce. They are considerably different from previous generations, so companies and organizations that hire Millennials have to learn how to adapt. Jena Burgess is CEO and Founder of Coach Jena B. and she works with Millennials, companies, and universities on Millennial impact and how they will change the workplace.
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Episode 25: Feb. 02, 2016
Graham Henshaw
Entrepreneurial Thinking
More companies and organizations seek employees and leaders who have an entrepreneurial mindset. Graham Henshaw is the Executive Director of the Alan B. Miller Entrepreneurship Center at the College of William and Mary. He helps students, professionals and organizations understand and embrace entrepreneurial thinking, and today on the podcast he'll discuss why you need to as well.
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Episode 24: Jan. 26, 2016
Pam Suzadail
Online Learning
Higher Ed is being changed by technology - many business schools are offering fully online MBA programs. Pam Suzadail is the Director of the Online MBA Program at William and Mary's Mason School of Business, and today she chats with us to discuss online learning and it's future in education.
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Episode 23: Jan. 19, 2016
Cris Wineinger
Leadership in the Non Profit Space
Most professionals spend some time in the nonprofit space during their careers, fundraising for organizations or helping to manage them. Cris Wineinger has been helping nonprofits function at a high level for 25 years, and she joins us on the podcast today to discuss the ins and outs of fundraising, and how to lead in the nonprofit space.
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Episode 22: Jan. 12, 2016
Leif Murphy
Leadership in Healthcare
For many small towns, the local hospital is the heart of the community, being the largest employer in the area. Leif Murphy chose his career because of that small town hospital, and is now Executive Vice President and CFO of LifePoint Health, which operates over 70 hospital campuses in 20 states. He has a unique perspective on leadership that he shares with us in this episode.
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Episode 21: Jan. 05, 2016
Christen Barber
Social Media 101
Christen Barber is a Strategist with CreateDigital.com. She gives us an introduction to social media and how it can be a viable marketing channel for businesses. Social media is a mystery for many businesses, but the best brands are making it a big part of their overall marketing and sales strategies. Christen helps us unpack this hugely popular sector and uncover some secrets to staying ahead on social.
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Episode 20: Dec. 29, 2015
Phil Heavilin
New Year, New Job
For many people, the New Year brings the start of a new job search or new career challenge. Phil Heavilin has served as a career coach for the past 10 years, and can help you create a strategy for seeking a career in business. Phil is the Director of Career Advising & Education at the Center for Career Management at the College of William & Mary’s Raymond A. Mason School of Business.
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Episode 19: Dec. 22, 2015
Taylor Reveley
The Role of the College President
Taylor Reveley is the President of The College of William & Mary. Like the CEO of a company, the president must consider areas such as customers, bottom-line, the media, technology, and more. In this episode, we talk about the leadership and skills needed in order to be a college president, and the challenges and opportunities that college presidents face today.
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Episode 18: Dec. 15, 2015
Mike Burniston
The HR Environment
Mike Burniston is senior partner at Mercer, a global consulting leader in talent, health, retirement, and investments. He helps his clients approach and manage their workforce decisions. In this episode, we discuss the challenges facing HR today, how millennials have shifted the conversation, and more.
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Episode 17: Dec. 08, 2015
Inga Carboni
Strategic Networking
Dr. Inga Carboni is an expert at networking and managing networks, and teaches others how to successfully manage the networks in their lives. She is an Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior at William & Mary’s Raymond A Mason School of Business.
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Episode 16: Dec. 01, 2015
Ed Coleman
Advice on Leading a Turnaround
Ed Coleman has led many turnarounds. He’s a member of the Board of Directors at Lexmark International, former CEO of Unisys, Gateway, and CompuCom, who successfully led these companies through significant transformations. Today Ed Coleman shares advice about how to approach and lead a turnaround.
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Episode 15: Nov. 24, 2015
Max Rapp
Open Innovation and Its Benefits to Organizations
Open Innovation helps organizations use internal and external sources to improve and grow. HYVE is an innovation company in Munich Germany that uses an open innovation approach. Max Rapp is Team Lead for Innovation Campaigns in North America at HYVE, and he joins us on the podcast to discuss Open Innovation and more.
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Episode 14: Nov. 17, 2015
Mike Savage
Digital Marketing
Mike Savage is Vice President for Marketing Solutions at DirectMail.com. He’s worked with some of the world’s top brands. In this episode, he shares his insights on digital marketing and how it affects customers and businesses.
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Episode 13: Nov. 10, 2015
Margaret Liptay
Leadership Presence
Margaret Liptay is a certified leadership coach and CEO of MLC Consulting. She works with leaders to help them with “leadership presence,” something she believes is vital to success as a leader. Learn what leadership presence is in this episode, and why it is so important.
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Episode 12: Nov. 03, 2015
Strauss Zelnick
Evolution of a Leader
Strauss Zelnick is founder and CEO of Zenick Media Capital, a company that executes private equity investments in the media and communication industry. He’s been a leader at 20th Century Fox, Columbia Pictures, and more. Listen in to learn how to evolve as a leader, why you have to make tough calls, and what to do if you’re at the start of your career.
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Episode 11: Oct. 27, 2015
Bin Mu
Big Data
Data Analytics is a fast-growing area of business. Bin Mu is Chief Data Scientist at MetLife, and he explains data analytics and the need for data scientists in today’s business world.
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Episode 10: Oct. 20, 2015
Mark Shenkman
Insight from an Entrepreneur
Mark Shenkman is a highly successful professional in the financial services industry. He’s president, chief investment officer, and director at Shenkman Capital Management. We discuss entrepreneurship and his business philosophy in this episode.
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Episode 9: Oct. 13, 2015
John Hyman
The World of Wealth Management
John Hyman is CEO of Algonquin Advisors. The company manages the financial portfolios of high net-worth individuals. Listen in to learn more about the wealth management field and the role that investment advisors play.
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Episode 8: Oct. 07, 2015
Maureen Brille
Working with an Executive Recruiter
Maureen Brille is the Managing Director of Executive Recruiting at Bay Street Advisors. She’s a self-titled “headhunter” with years of experience in growing businesses and helping people navigate their careers. Listen in to find out why and how you should form a relationship with a recruiting firm and take responsibility for your career.
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Episode 7: Sept. 29, 2015
Tim Murray
Communicating Change
Leaders must be skilled at being the face of change. Tim Murray has worked with thousands of employees to take his company Alba to the next level. He’s been the CEO since 2012, and been at Alba since 2007. Listen in to learn how to communicate change.
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Episode 6: Sept. 25, 2015
Nicolas Boel
Adapting Your Leadership Style
Nicolas Boël has worked in North America and Europe, and shares with us the difference in leadership styles on the two continents. He runs a family business that was started by his ancestors, and also talks about working with family in this episode. He is the Chairman of the Board of Solvay SA.
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Episode 5: Sept. 22, 2015
Dawn Edmiston
Building Your Personal Brand
Dawn Edmiston is a professor of Marketing and knows how important our online reputations are. She discusses how to make sure your online presence is looking its best for future employers, and how to start managing your reputation on the Internet.
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Episode 4: Sept. 18, 2015
Bay McLaughlin
The Life of the American Ex Pat
Bay McLaughlin left the USA to try his luck in the Asian Startup world, and he succeeded. Learn from his experience as he details the cultural changes and challenges of becoming an ex-pat.
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Episode 3: Sept. 15, 2015
Kelly Crace
How to Handle Stress
Dr. Kelly Crace is a psychologist and the Associate Vice President for Health & Wellness at the College of William & Mary. He’s studied stress and helps athletes, students, and teams understand the types of stress and how to deal with them.
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Episode 2: Sept. 11, 2015
Joe Cohen
The Evolution of Public Relations
Joe Cohen is the immediate past Chair of the Public Relations Society of America. He's also the Senior Vice President for Communication with KIND Healthy Snacks in New York City. We chat with Joe about the new role of PR professionals and how social media has changed the industry.
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Episode 1: Sept. 09, 2015
Dave Cote
Advice from a World Class CEO
Dave Cote is the chairman and CEO of Honeywell International Inc. Dave became chairman of the board in 2002 and is now one of the highest paid executives in America. Mr. Cote discusses what makes a good leader as well as the roles of CEOs in companies and why it's important to grow into positions.
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