Continuing the series on HR issues, Doug's guest is Chuck Kiskaden C.H.C. President and CEO of HBA Health Benefits Advisors. "Ever wonder if your insurance broke is as totally focused as you are on you company's issues? Chuck will identify the due diligence questions that you should routinely be asking of brokers and consultants. Find out how to evaluate the overall effectiveness of your current broker in shopping for the most effective and overall "right health plans" for your employees.
Wendy Jameson, CEO of ColnaTec joins host Ric Franzi to discuss the challenges of being a small business in a global marketplace. Her firm develops and produces nanotech sensors for film thickness measurement in manufacturing process control applications used by large corporations around the world.
Frank Olivieri, Jr. CEO and Owner of Pat's King of Steaks talks about his family business which was started by his grandfather and great-uncle and now is the most well known Philly Cheese Steak in South Philadelphia.
As a follow up to an earlier show with Michael Stratford on "Provoke, Evoke and Go Home" Doug talks about the role of the coach in making the client uncomfortable. How far and hard do you push or lead the client is a question for all coaches.
Fred Gaston, Author and Attorney joins host Ric Franzi to discuss his latest book "The Naked Contract".
Jules Christensen, Founder Jules Ford Maternity shares the lesson she has learned in building a differentiated business and being a new mother and entrepreneur.
Michael Stratford, Master Coach joins host Doug Gfeller and shares a bit of what he knows about coaching, coach training and development. Michael has earned a reputation for helping others achieve a level of excellence in communication, leadership, and team performance.
Steve Lopez, Owner Clean Air Cab shares his views on creating a sustainable business.
Shane Broussard, President Ped-Ads.com discusses finding niche markets and developing business that will fill those needs.
Steve Averill and Michelle Patterson join host Ric Franzi to discuss the TED-X Irvine event. The event titled Change Agents will be an evening designed to bring together thinkers and doers from Irvine and surrounding Orange County.