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INTERNS Needed!

Arizona District Export Council Are you delighted with the idea of making a real difference to the world in the area of global trade? Do you see yourself in a career that provides opportunities in both the public and private sectors? If it is important for you to directly support and be guided by influential Read More

Fred Hochberg, Chair, Export - Import Bank of the US

Poof! Removing the Mystery of Exporting

I love diversity when it’s a natural outcome of a positive working environment.  It is always such an honor to support magnificent leaders in every walk of life. That’s exactly the experience I had moderating the SEP 27 Global Chamber webinar titled, ‘How to Expand (Export) Success’. A true leader in her own right, Tatiana Nikishina, New York Chapter Read More

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Global Chamber’s Culture of Inclusion!

I had the pleasure of moderating a virtual event for the Global Chamber. The topic was “Growth Tips from Magnificent Global Leaders”.  If you want to hear it you must join the tribe!  It’s easy.  Here’s the link:  www.globalchamber.org In moderating the event I was struck by the positive culture of the organization.  It is Read More

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Performance CANNOT Exceed Self Worth!

Part 2 of 2 – Self-Sabotage Series Did you know that your personal performance cannot rise beyond the measure of your self-worth?  For me, that answered a lot of nagging questions, doubt and concerns. I have had a blast the last two weeks interviewing two internationally renowned experts on self-sabotage.  My first guest was Vickie Read More

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Thought Leaders Sabotaging Brilliance!

Can You See a Train Wreck from 50 Paces! If you can’t, you must take 50 minutes of your life and listen to our program with Vickie Sullivan!  If not, you may be sabotaging your brilliance and worth as a thought leader. Vickie Sullivan is a brand and market strategist for thought leaders.  She helps brilliant Read More

Tricia Chiodo CFO

Find Out How to Say Yes!

… Saying No is EASY!  Go and Find Out How to Say YES! We hosted another rock star on the radio this week, Tricia Chiodo, CFO, American Traffic Solutions, Inc.™!  In her role as CFO, Tricia leads with three core essentials:  1) safeguard your business environment, 2) drive organizational value, and 3) empower decision-making. Tricia tells us how Read More

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Sponsors: As I Move Up – So Will You

 Sponsors, Aren’t Those ONLY for Golfers and Racecar Drivers? Over the last decades industry has moved into the sciences of human resource management.  We have elevated the need to supervise to manage to lead.  Instead of supervising, we have moved to the role of coach and mentor.  During this decade, the concept of sponsor has drawn a lot Read More

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Single Source of Truth …

… Is NOT Only a Function of Your Finance Department. Are you familiar with the concept, single source of truth? A majority of organizations apply this principle and assign its application to its finance department only.  CFOs are charged to create and execute to factors they deem critical to the success of the enterprise. To Read More

Lea Marquez Peterson

In Case You Didn’t Know …

… There’s a Real Dynamo Leading the Tucson Hispanic Chamber! Yesterday I celebrated the international and global markets on two fronts. I had the pleasure of hosting The Magnificent Leader, Lea Marquez Peterson, President/CEO, Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Next, as moderator for a member-only virtual event for the Global Chamber under Doug Bruhnke’s leadership. Read More

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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