Critical Mass: The Coaching Perspective September 22, 2011

September 25, 2011

Host Doug Gfeller's guest is Grace Horoupian, a partner with Fisher & Phillips, a law firm. Grace provides preventive counseling and frequently presents seminars and workshops on employment issues to executives, supervisors, managers and human resources professionals.

Her practice is focused on representing employers in a variety of employment cases, including claims for civil rights violations, harassment, discrimination, retaliation, wrongful termination, wage and hour claims, ADA and ADEA violations, unfair business practices, misappropriation of trade secrets, and class action disputes.

Grace represents employers in both state and federal court as well as before state and federal agencies, such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, and the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement.

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Critical Mass: Coast to Coast September 22, 2011

September 25, 2011

Doug Carlberg, President and CEO of M1 Global Technologies is host Ric Franzi's featured guest.  Doug talks about the rebirth of manufacturing in North America and the need to continually re-invent yourself and your company.

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Critical Mass Septembe 21, 2011

September 25, 2011

Wayne Breitbarth, Author, Speaker and Owner of Powerformula joins host Ric Franzi to explain his book "The Power Formula for LinkedIn Success".  This book is aimed at the experienced professional who is either skeptical about LinkedIn or is looking for better ways to use this technology tool this book explains how to use the full power of LinkedIn.

Julie Vandermost, President of Vandermost Consulting Services, Inc. talks about her firm which is a full service regulatory, biological and environmental services firm.  VCS has over 14 years of experience successfully completing projects for clients who are both public agencies and private firms.

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Critical Mass September 20, 2011

September 25, 2011

Beth Haney, Doctor of Nursing and Owner of Luxe Aesthetic Center is host Ric Franzi's featured guest.  Beth discussed her practice and business experiences building and growing it.  Ric has asked Beth to explain the profession of nurse practitioner during the show.

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Critical Mass: The Coaching Perspective September 15, 2011

September 22, 2011

Vic Bullara who is a Certified Professional Coach, an ICF Credentialed Executive Coach and a Certified Master Trainer joins host Doug Gfeller.  Vic has helped more than 300 organizations and 500 senior leaders achieve breakthrough results.  His background includes 20 years as an HR Practice Leader for Ernst & Young and Development Dimensions International.

Before starting his own executive coaching and HR consulting business, he was Chief Human Resources Officer/Director for three high growth companies including one that grew from 7 employees to over 400 in four years.  His areas of expertise include competency based HR, executive assessment, leadership development, behavioral interviewing and employee engagement.  He is the developer of "Leadership Excellence Through Energy Management"TM.

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Critical Mass: Coast to Coast September 15, 2011

September 22, 2011

Michael Silverman, Director and Principal for Integra Realty Resources with over 650 skilled professionals, focused on commercial real estate valuation, appraisal and counseling services.  Integra Realty Resources is an industry leader in providing services across all property types including office, retail, industrial, and multi-family and areas of specialty expertise.

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Critical Mass September 14, 2011

September 17, 2011

Norman Wolfe, President and CEO of Quantum Leaders is host Ric Franzi's featured guest.  The interview explores Norman's new book "The Living Organization" .  The model is a balanced, holistic approach to guiding your success.  It identifies those elements that impede execution, many of which are often overlooked by other methods.

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Critical Mass September 13, 2011

September 17, 2011

Paul Steck, President of Saladworks is host Ric Franzi's featured guest.  Paul discusses his role in leading the national expansion of Saladworks.  In March 2011 Saladworks announced an agreement with a multi-unit developer for three locations in Orange County, CA which is the beginning of their west coast expansion.

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Critical Mass: Coast to Coast September 8, 2011

September 11, 2011

Joseph Beach, Managing Director of Asher and Company is host Ric Franzi's featured guest.  The interview examines Joseph's career and the rich history of Asher and Company.  Since 1938 Asher and Company, Ltd. has helped thousands of businesses plan for financial success.

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Critical Mass September 7, 2011

September 11, 2011

Tricia Sanchez, CFO and Co-Owner is host Ric Franzi's first guest.  The interview explores how she and her husband are building a new independent supplier of office printing equipment having over 17 years experience in the industry as business owners.

Mitchell Sodikoff, EVP Business Development joins the show and Ric focuses the conversation on uncovering how business owners and CEOs can save significant money on their wireless expenses.  Wireless phones have become standard equipment in most industries and the costs for operation are a major expense for small and mid-sized businesses.

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Critical Mass: The Coaching Perspective September 1, 2011

September 7, 2011

Mina Watkins of Results Coach joins host Doug Gfeller.  Mina is a certified ontological coach, the president-elect of the ICF Orange County chapter, a highly respected local coach and a good friend of Doug.  Listen to this interview to find out more about the role of the Orange County Chapter of the International Coach Federation.

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Critical Mass: Coast to Coast September 1, 2011

September 4, 2011

Gary Arnold, President of Integrated Peak Solutions is host Ric Franzi's first guest.  Gary shares his ideas on getting the most out of your people and achieving people and process excellence.

Geoffrey Kent, CEO of CognisIT addresses how managed IT services and cloud computing can help mid-market CEOs improve their firm's performance and control IT costs.

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Critical Mass August 31, 2011

September 4, 2011

Shannon Higuera, Artistic Director and Co-Owner of Starlite Dance Studio joins host Ric Franzi as his featured guest.  Shannon brings to life how she has been able to create a business from a way of life. Shannon has been dancing for 20 years and has taught numerous students in Orange County and San Diego areas.  Together with her mother Lynn, Shannon has built the premier dance studio in Ladera Ranch, CA with plans to open a second studio.

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Critical Mass August 30, 2011

September 4, 2011

Ed Hart, Director of The Family Business Council is host RIc Franzi featured guest.  Ed shares the latest information regarding the Mihaylo College of Business and Economics Family Business Council as well as discusses the Family Business Awards Luncheon held in conjunction with The Orange County Business Journal.

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