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Scratching Your Client’s Itch with Sean Cohan: Lead to Succeed 46

In this episode, Naphtali interviews Sean Cohan. Sean serves as president of Wheelhouse Entertainment, where he is responsible for driving content and marketing opportunities across multiple businesses and platforms, including talent, brand and other strategic, corporate partnerships for the company.

Prior to Wheelhouse Entertainment, Sean worked at A&E Networks for nearly 15 years. He served as president of international and digital media at A&E Networks, where he oversaw the company’s rapid growth units and was a member of the A&E executive and senior leadership teams.

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From the Studio to the Boardroom with Billy Mann: Lead to Succeed 43

In this episode, Naphtali interviews Billy Mann. Billy is a Grammy-nominated songwriter, record producer, creative executive, and philanthropist. Over a 25-year period, Mann has built his career from Philadelphia street musician to writing and producing some of the most influential recording artists in modern music, to entrepreneur and music executive.

Since penning his first Top 10 hit in 1995, Mann has racked up several Top 40 hits around the world, with cumulative album sales of over 120 million. He was the youngest executive at board level of a multi-national music company in EMI where he also served as Chief Creative Officer and President of A&R and Management, Global. He was also appointed President of BMG, North America before founding his own portfolio of rights management companies under the banner of Manncom Creative Partners, based in the US.

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Scaling Sustainably with Jon Brodsky: Lead to Succeed 42

In this episode, Naphtali interviews Jon Brodsky. Jon is finder.com’s Country Manager (US), leading the company’s growth across its core niche categories of international money transfers, personal loans, credit cards and shopping comparisons. Before that, he was the Senior Vice President Digital at Chicken Soup for the Soul, where he was responsible for product changes that helped grow monthly content reach from approximately 300,000 people to one billion people. Previous experience also includes time at Allmenus.com, which Jon grew to 250,000 restaurants and nationwide coverage within 18 months, and 1-800-flowers.com, where he completed deals that generated over $300 million in annual revenue. 

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Finding Satisfaction in the Journey with Bill Sandbrook: Lead to Succeed 40

In this Lead to Succeed episode, Naphtali interviews Bill Sandbrook. Bill is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of U.S. Concrete, a leading supplier of ready-mixed concrete and aggregates in active construction markets across the country. He is a 1979 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and spent thirteen years serving in the U.S. Army. Bill holds four advanced degrees and is responsible for U.S. Concrete’s impressive growth since his arrival in 2011.

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Change Yourself and Change Your Future with Mark Metry: Lead to Succeed 38

In this episode, Naphtali interviews Mark Metry, a serial entrepreneur who began hustling when he was in second grade! Mark, the host of top podcast Humans 2.0, goes deep into his own growth and the unconventional path that he took to get there. Mark also shares excellent leadership nuggets, including how to model leadership and treat other people. Listen in on this raw, vulnerable, and engaging account of young leader who is taking the podcasting industry by storm.

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Planning for Future Wealth with Al Zdenek: Lead to Succeed 36

In this episode, Naphtali interviews Al Zdenek, Chairman of Traust Sollus and an expert in financial planning. Al talks about how to develop a winning strategy for wealth building and how to put together a successful team. He also shares important leadership tips that are sure to make you a better leader. Tune in this to enlightening episode which is sure to give you some great insights on how to better manage your finances and so much more!

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Leadership Self-Discovery with Robb Holman: Lead to Succeed 33

In this episode, Naphtali interviews Robb Holman, CEO of Holman International. Robb suggests some great ways to improve your leadership skills and become a leader that your employees can truly look up to. Which are some self-discovery tools which will help you address disengagement at your workplace? How can cultivating humility help you become a better leaders? What can non-profits learn from their for-profit counterparts? We discuss all this and much more in this engaging Lead to Success episode. Tune in now.

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Getting More Done with Less with Estie Rand: Lead to Succeed 32

In this episode, Naphtali interviews Estie Rand, founder of Strand Consulting. Estie provides some great insights which will help drive workplace efficiencies and help get “more done with less”. There is tons to learn as Estie shares great hiring practices which will help you hire new employees as well as deal with current ones. We also talk about some essential project management tools that will help you manage your workflow and communications better. This engaging episode is peppered with heartwarming anecdotes of Estie personal life which are sure to bring a smile to your face. Tune in now.

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Nurturing your Brand with Sima Dahl: Lead to Succeed 30

In this episode, Naphtali interviews Sima Dahl, founder of Sway Factory Inc. Sima provides tips for building and nurturing your brand, including active customer engagement. We discuss the importance of constantly repositioning yourself and why it’s critical to factor in customer feedback into your decision-making process. You will also learn how you can sustain your brand and your business in the event of major market disruptions. Tune in to receive some great insights from this renowned branding guru.

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Living Intentionally with Sharon Rowe: Lead to Succeed 29

In this episode, Naphtali interviews Sharon Rowe, founder of EcoBags. Sharon urges listeners to build a business that is driven by more than profits by cultivating contentment. We discuss the importance of not falling prey to consumerism. Tune in and learn how you can build an intentional, socially responsible, and profitable business and career.

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Curing Your Self-help Addiction with Daniel Gefen: Lead to Succeed 28

In this episode, Naphtali interviews Daniel Gefen, host of the acclaimed podcast Can I pick your brain? Daniel shares the importance of switching off a self-help attitude. Daniel also delves into his social media strategy and shares the importance of being your authentic self. Tune in to listen to this wise and wildly successful entrepreneur and podcast host.

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Being Fiercely Loyal with Dov Baron: Lead to Succeed 27

In this episode, Naphtali interviews Dov Baron, a renowned author, speaker and consultant. Dov shares some great tips pertaining to leadership and creating internal and external engagement. We delve into the factors that affect Millennials' ability to lead. We also discuss how an organization needs to engage both internally and externally in order to remain relevant. Tune in and great some great advice from this renowned consultant that will help you discover what true leadership and organizational management is truly about.

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Leading with Intent with Kevin Eikenberry: Lead to Succeed 26

In this episode, Naphtali interviews Kevin Eikenberry, founder of the Remote Leadership Institute. Kevin shares some awesome ideas that can help you lead with intent. He also suggests ways to remove self-doubt. We discuss ways through which leaders can make quick and effective decisions. Kevin also shares some great tips and tricks to write a good blog. Tune in and get some great insights that will help you hone your leadership skills.

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Uncovering your Leadership Potential with Jennifer Kahnweiler: Lead to Succeed 25

In this episode, Naphtali interviews Jennifer Kahnweiler, a global speaker and author of the acclaimed book, The Genius of Opposites: How Introverts and Extroverts Achieve Extraordinary Results Together. Jennifer dispels the misconception that you need to be an extrovert in order to be an effective leader. Further she has some great tips for listeners for folks wanting to improve their public speaking. Learn about the 4 P’s which can help you tackle nervousness before a public speech. Tune in and get some wonderful tips that will help you uncover your true leadership potential.

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