Consequence of Not Knowing Behavior

What Did the Chinese and Other Cultures Know that We are Still Learning? The study of how humans behave and interact did not start in the late 50’s and 60’s in the U.S.  If you study Chinese culture and philosophy, this was a question posed by its intellectual leaders needing to understand the “why” of Read More


Wrong Behaviors Losing $11M Yearly

The Critical Need to Understand the Art & Science of Behavior. Over the last two weeks I have spoken directly to our listeners regarding the critical need to understand the art and science of behavior.  There is a real need to invest in the science of understanding what makes you and your team members tick. Read More

Lee Benson

Leading & Tapping into the ‘X Factor’

Tapping into the X Factor – The Human Component of the Business I had the great privilege of interviewing Lee Benson, the majority stakeholder of Able Engineering & Component.  Lee just recently sold his business, and now his beloved organization is Able Aerospace Services, a Textron Company.  Congratulations, Lee and team! Over the past three Read More

Phil Norman

Aligning Your Soul to the Role

A Cultural Perspective:  The Best of the Best like to Hang with the Best of the Best … We had the honor of interviewing Phil Norman, Chief People Officer of Canyon Ranch. Since 1979, Canyon Ranch is one of the world’s recognized leaders in healthy living and luxury spa vacations, with destination spa resorts and Read More

erik olsson

Unwavering Leadership Driving Success

Erik Olsson – A Profile of Unwavering Leadership, Inspiring and Driving Success by Challenging the Status Quo Do you what Sweden, Brazil and the U.S. markets have in common?  The successful leadership of Erik Olsson, Chief Executive Officer of Mobile Mini, Inc.  Erik’s global success in private and public companies has been built on the Read More


Why Culture Should Be Your Strategy

The research around the people side of the business is finally catching up with the courageous beliefs that a few leaders have been living out from the very beginning. People are not robots and do not show up day in and day out for the sole purpose of making money.  Don’t get me wrong, we Read More


Leadership Fingerprints & Positive Organizational Influence

What does studying Russian have in common with corporate HR? The answer is quite simple, Nicole Enright, Avnet’s Vice President of Human Resources. Like many young leaders, Nicole had a plan and a career direction that was solid and sound.  Like so many great leaders, she made herself available to opportunities, even when they didn’t Read More

melanie healey

$30B Budget – Global Leadership Brazil to US

Would You Get a Standing Leadership Ovation from Your Team? How much time do you spend with your new hires on their first day?  Is it 30 minutes, an hour or maybe none at all.  Melanie Healey, Proctor & Gamble’s recently retired Group President, North America, says this might be one of the most important Read More

jeff pruitt

‘Refresh, Renew & Unite’ Leadership

… or, a study in leveraging the right leadership cornerstones while building a successful business. Jeff Pruitt, Chairman and CEO of Tallwave and CEO of Ethology, dropped by the studio this week for what we thought would be a robust conversation about the importance of digital marketing and how to execute a leadership approach your Read More


Messy Teams Make the Best Teams

I overheard a colleague talking about a prospective hire and what I heard gave me pause and concern.  He said, “I like him – he reminds me of a young me. I think he will fit right in.” In business, especially as you move up the ladder, you see leaders being drawn to hire people Read More