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Toyota’s Trade Lady and the Global Chamber

I had the great privilege to host the Global Chamber’s broadcast, ‘Global Outlook for 2017′.  Our guest was Leila Aridi Afas, Director, International Public Policy for Toyota.  Leila offered real-world insight regarding the importance of the global export role for the United States.  She stated we have a need to continue worldwide trade collaboration. Leila operates from fact.  If you 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

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Champion of Bleeding Edge Technology

A Smart Person Knows When They are in the Presence of True Leadership! I was in the presence of another magnificent leader this week when I had the privilege of hosting Ed Borromeo.  Ed is the Co-Founder and Chief Operations Officer for Tallwave, Inc.  Tallwave is a technological business design and innovation agency.  It develops Read More

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A Father’s Wisdom

My three girls will be smarter than everybody else! I was given another priceless life lesson while interviewing The Magnificent Leader, Nandini Srinivasan, Co-Founder and COO of Cactus Semiconductor Inc. Quickly, I found that Nandini and I shared a common thread although we were being raised around the same time on different continents.  Nandini was 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

Brian Foster

Can I Win with You? A Leader’s Strategy

It’s Not the Size of Your Business – It’s the Right Size of Your Leadership Team! So many times when we think of leadership we see the same mental pictures – mega organizations, leading companies, managing resources, building teams, and executing effectively. What if there was another component to success – those critical components necessary Read More

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Politics and Principled Leadership Do Exist!

Mayor Carlat Proves Politics and Principled Leadership Do Exist.  In today’s political climate it was simply an honor to have as our guest The Honorable Cathy Carlat, Mayor of City of Peoria Arizona.  You don’t have to take my word for it – just visit Peoria’s City Hall.  Without question, simply listen to what its Read More

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Magnificent Leaders, Leading the Way into 2016

Celebrate Patty as Keynote Speaker for The Society of Government Meeting Professionals of AZ TOPIC:  ‘Magnificent Leaders, Leading the Way into 2016’ January 20, 2016 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Arrogant Butcher Restaurant – Copper Square 2 E Jefferson St. # 150 Ground Floor Phoenix, AZ 85004 http://www.foxrc.com/group-dining/group-dining-at-the-arrogant-butcher-phoenix/ Become a high potential, valued member of Read More

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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