Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.

Diplomat to Private Sector International Leader

Did you know the role of the U.S. diplomat includes helping U.S. businesses successfully connect the right industry leaders all over the world?  Those resources are FREE! In support of the Global Chamber, I had the privilege of interviewing a global phenomenon in her own right – Melissa (Mel) Sanderson, Vice President International Affairs, for Read More

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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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Believe It or Deny It

Why it is So Important to Know Your Worth and Own Your Earned Value? This week I had another great opportunity to address three big topics that our listeners tell us are important to them.  In an effort to clarify some of our conversations, I took the time to address a few of the top 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

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Fascinating Authentic Leadership

Life brings you the occasional opportunity to meet the most fascinating people.  Individuals, have a unique ability to draw you in with their storytelling to the point that they are able to transport you to another place at another time.  This week’s guest, Melissa “Mel” Sanderson, Vice President, International Affairs at Freeport McMoRan Copper & Read More

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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

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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

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$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

John Bronson

Leadership – NFL to the Board Room

…  and, lessons about how to make a successful career transition. Everything you could ever want to know about making a successful career transition was discussed with this week’s leadership guest John Bronson, CEO of the Pro Athlete and Business Network (PACC) and former Arizona Cardinals Tight End.  As with any professional athlete ending their Read More

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‘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