ML56 – Efficiency is Not Always Effectiveness, Weed Out The Weak with Steve Acho

Steve Acho is an expert in adding more human to the hiring process. He is the author of Why Technology Recruiting is Broken and What to Do About it and earned his MBA while living in Japan and working for the CEO of Mazda. From there he went in to consulting with Fortune 100s and currently operates the Detroit based technology staffing firm Solstice Consulting Group.

Steve Acho

Episode Summary: Efficiency is Not Always Effectiveness, Weed Out The Weak with Steve Acho

ML54 – Less Competition For #1 with Carl Gould

Carl Gould started 3 multi-million dollar companies by age 40, wrote 3 best-selling books on business strategy and growth, mentored the launch of 5000 companies and certified over 7000 coaches in 35 countries. He is the co-host of Quit and Get Rich on iHeart radio and today he is our Modern Leader.

Carl Gould

Episode Summary: Less Competition For #1 with Carl Gould

ML53 – The Hidden Cost of Doubt & Inaction with Aaron Hendon

Aaron Hendon is a master in the Seattle Real Estate market. With bundles of awards and ton of success for his clients. He recently published his latest book Shortchanged by Shortcuts? 44 Surprising Ways People Rip Themselves Off When Buying or Selling Their Home.

Aaron grew up in NY and received a Fine Arts Degree from Purchase College in NY- which he says made him eligible to work in the Food Service industry.  So, with this fine arts degree, you headed to Albuquerque to open up a real NY Bagel shop.

Aaron Hendon

Episode Summary: The Hidden Cost of Doubt & Inaction with Aaron Hendon

ML52 – Eliminating a Toxic Work Environment with Shawn Vij

Shawn Vij is an accomplished business leader with over 25 years of industry and consulting experience. He’s held leadership positions at the Ford Motor Company, Ernst & Young, VISA, Deloitte Consulting, Microsoft, Intel Corporation and other major corporations. Talk about a career with a lot of diversity and an opportunity to see quality leadership in action.

Shawn’s new book, Moral Fiber: Awakening Corporate Consciousness. Which reveals why those who care about the world also often helm highly successful organizations. Drawing on decades of experience he maps out why the true health of an organization depends on more than sheer profits.

Shawn Vij

Episode Summary: Eliminating a Toxic Work Environment with Shawn Vij

ML49 – Millennials in the Workplace with the Millennial Whisperer Lee Caraher

Lee Caraher, the Millennial Whisperer, is the founder and CEO of Double Forte, a 15 year old public relations and digital media agency she built, starting in a garage, a true bay area story, into the multimillion dollar company it is today. Along the way, she literally wrote the book on hiring and retaining a high-performing multi generational team.

Lee is the author of 2 books, Millennials & Management & more recently, The Boomerang Principle which is about inspiring lifetime loyalty from employees. Through her work, she shows companies how to embrace the qualities of different generations, and how to recognize the significant benefits of shifting the definition of company loyalty from a long tenure of employment to a lifetime of allegiance regardless of employment status.

She is a graduate of Carleton College and has a degree in medieval history which she finds useful every day; splitting time between San Francisco and New York.

Lee Caraher

Episode Summary: Millennials in the Workplace with the Millennial Whisperer Lee Caraher

ML48 – How to be a Futurist with Alex Salkever

Alex Salkever is an author, a speaker and a futurist. He has been a senior executive at a number of Silicon Valley startups and technology companies including Mozilla and Telefonica. He’s also been the technology editor of BusinessWeek and dozens of other major publications. He is co-author of: The Immigrant Exodus: Why America is Losing the Global Race to Capture Entrepreneurial Talent”, which, by the way, was named by The Economist to the “Books of the Year List” in 2012. More recently he co-authored, The Driver in the Driverless Car: How Our Technology Choices Will Create the Future” which was named to a list of finalists for the Financial Times / McKinsey Book of the Year Award.

Alex Salkever

Episode Summary: How to be a Futurist with Alex Salkever

ML47 – The Secret Language Your Customers Are Speaking with Jeffrey Shaw

Having a keen eye isn’t just for what one sees, but also for what one senses. Jeffrey Shaw, the LINGO guy, has been the go-to portrait photographer for an exclusive clientele for 30+ years. His portraits have appeared on The Oprah Show, CBS News, in “O” Magazine, People Magazine and New York Family Magazine. Jeffrey is also the host of the popular business podcast Creative Warriors and a featured speaker on The Moth.

Now Jeffrey uses his honed intuition to see and sense to help businesses stand out, attract their ideal customers, and create brand loyalty that supersedes price. His book, LINGO: Discover Your Ideal Customer’s Secret Language and Make Your Business Irresistible helps business owners and entrepreneurs understand their ideal customers on a deeper level, increasing engagement and profits.

Jeffrey Shaw

Episode Summary: The Secret Language Your Customers Are Speaking with Jeffrey Shaw

ML46 – How to be Prolific and Brilliant with The Accidental Creative Todd Henry

Todd Henry is a superstar successful author who, next month releases his 4th game changing book- Herding Tigers. His first book, The Accidental Creative, How to Be Brilliant at a Moment’s Notice is this month’s (December 2017) Modern Leadership Book club deep dive and the reason I invited Todd to join us.

Todd is host of the Accidental Creative podcast and a self-proclaimed arms dealer for the creative revolution. He writes and speaks on creativity, productivity, and passion for work. So, basically, being brilliant.

Accidental Creative

Episode Summary: How to be Prolific and Brilliant with The Accidental Creative Todd Henry

ML45 – Stop the Autopilot by Reigniting Your Purpose with Sheila Sutherland

Sheila Sutherland is the founder of Reignite Your Purpose and is on a mission to create a movement of inspired individuals who are re-connecting with who they really are by creating a solid foundation in their relationship with self. She is a fellow podcaster and a natural born teacher combining knowledge, experience and education.

Sheila Sutherland

Episode Summary: Stop the Autopilot by Reigniting Your Purpose with Sheila Sutherland