Posts tagged leadership
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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The Power of Social with Ian Rosen: Lead to Succeed 45

In this episode, Naphtali interviews Ian Rosen. Ian is CEO of StockTwits, the largest social platform for investors and traders, with more than 1.5 million registered users posting 200,000 messages daily. Prior to joining StockTwits, Ian co-founded and was CEO of Even Financial, the Supply Side Platform for Online Financial Products. Before that, he served as General Manager of MarketWatch Inc., one of the largest multi-channel markets and personal finance sources globally through 20%+ annualized growth.

Ian has managed large financial data businesses at both Thomson Reuters and Dow Jones, and has held positions at Goldman Sachs, Accenture, and other firms building financial data focused products and businesses.

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Rise Up and Network Better with John Corcoran: Lead to Succeed 44

In this episode, Naphtali interviews John Corcoran. John is an attorney, writer, and a former Clinton White House Writer and Speechwriter to the Governor of California. Throughout his career, he has worked in Hollywood, the heart of Silicon Valley, and owned his own boutique law firm in the San Francisco Bay Area working with small business owners and entrepreneurs.

He is the creator of Smart Business Revolution and the Smart Business Revolution podcast. He’s a cofounder of Rise25, LLC, an education and training company which holds in-person and virtual trainings for ecommerce entrepreneurs and professional services business owners.

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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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It’s Your Ship with Mike Abrashoff: Lead to Succeed 41

In this Lead to Succeed episode, Naphtali interviews Mike Abrashoff. Mike is at the center of one of the most remarkable modern-day stories of organizational transformation. At the age of 36, the Navy selected Mike to become Commander of USS Benfold. At the time he was the most junior commanding officer in the Pacific Fleet – on a ship that was plagued by low morale, high turnover and abysmal performance evaluations. Few thought that the ship could improve – yet 12 months later the ship was ranked #1 in performance – using the same crew. People were amazed and the lesson was clear – leadership matters and culture is everything.

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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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The Power of Perseverance with Cory Warfield: Lead to Succeed 39

In this episode, Naphtali interviews Cory Warfield. Cory spent twenty years working on restaurants as a waiter and manager before starting ShedWool.com, an employee shift scheduling platform solving for the pain point on employee shift scheduling in a number of industries. Cory, an emerging LinkedIn Influencer, goes deep into his journey and the challenges that he faced along the way.

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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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Becoming Irresistible in the Marketplace with Dan Kuschell: Lead to Succeed 34

In this episode, Naphtali interviews Dan Kuschell, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Breakthrough 3X. Dan shares how a client-centric approach and developing an irresistible offer can help you ramp up business operations. Dan also shares some interesting work anecdotes that are sure to resonate with business leaders. Tune in to this fun and informative episode.

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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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Creating a Lasting Legacy with Armando Cruz: Lead to Succeed 31

In this episode, Naphtali interviews Armando Cruz, a legacy coach, lifestyle physical therapist and best-selling author. In this episode, Armando shares various tips on how to create a lasting legacy. Learn how sticking to great habits can help you become the BEST version of yourself. Tune in to this informative and entertaining episode.

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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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