Host Doug Gfeller talks about "What makes great leaders?" Do you have to be "born" a great leader or is it something that you can learn? Listen in as Doug dicusses how coaching can and has helped create great leaders through coaching.
Vivian Valenty, President of VB Cometics is host Ric Franzi's first guest. Vivian discusses her comestic business and how she has evolved the business model over time.
Rose Marston, President of A.D.Marble talks about her environmental consulting firm. Rose was promoted to President and has expanded the firm's offerings in response to the recession.
Socrates Jain, Vice President Business Development, Coface North America speaks with host Ric Franzi and explains how CEOs of mid-market firms use Coface to help them grow their revenues through insurancing their accounts receivables.
Alexandra Braconi, Founder and Owner of Blue Lizard Media, LLC shares her keys to successful branding for small and mid-market firms.
Dr. Carol Taylor, President of Vanguard University talks with host Ric Franzi about her experience leading the university through a difficult period and some of the lessons of that experience.
Tina Lustig, Founder of Asana Art shares the entrepreneurial story of her journey building Asana Art a company creating yoga-based works of art.
Host Doug Gfeller discusses how coaching your management team can improve employee engagement and productivity.
John Starling, Founding Partner of Smith Growth Partners is host Ric Franzi's first guest. John Starling, is the author or "The Order of Black Belt: Mastering The Practice of Growing a Company" and discusses the first section of the book.
David Nester, Owner of Urban Lights highlights his experience buying back his firm and repositioning it in the market as a new venture.
Jane Alden Hodgdon, Founder of IBB Designs, LLC and inventor of the Itty Bitty Bra is host Ric Franzi's featured guest. They discuss the inspiration for her firm as well as her strategy for gaining marketshare in an underserved market.
Doug's guest is Neal Rinella, Principal and COO of Taylor Architects. At Taylor they say that "Promoting wellness through architecture is more than our tagline, it is our mission". Doug and Neal discusses how this mission impacts recruitment, retention and training of their staff.
Rudy De La Garza, CEO of Pree Corp. is host Ric Franzi's featured guest. Pree Corp. is a technology company that focuses on the strategic development, marketing and commercialization of innovative new technologies through aggressive investment and research efforts. Innovations include renewable energy, wireles energy, wireless communications, and solar energy technologies.
Tom Casey, President of Thrust Electric Bikes is host Ric Franzi's featured guest. Tom shares the entrepreneurial story of he and his partner Patrick Rolfes, CEO of Thrust Electric Bikes. Tom talks about their journey to bring to market the first commercial-grade, eco-friendly bike. This bike is growing in popularity with delivery-based restaurant's and other businesses who see the financial and marketing advantage of deploying electric bikes.
Host Doug Gfeller talks about coaching and performance reviews. Why every performance review is a world class opportunity for coaching and improved performance.
Peter Lehrman, CEO of AxialMarket is host Ric Franzi's guest and they discuss how Peter's firm, through the use of technology, makes the market for buying and selling mid-market companies more efficient.
Sheevaun Moran, Author Learn to Meditate in Two Minutes joins Ric to talk about her latest book which she wrote for the busy executive to help them learn how to find time to gain the benefits of meditation.
Jim Downes, Senior Director, BBK is host Ric Franzi's guest and they discuss Jim's "Top 10 List" for turning around companies as well as other topics.
Barry Saywitz, Founder and CEO of The Saywitz Company discusses the challenges and opportunities of lease restructuring.