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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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Knock Knock Who’s Globally There?

International Trade Companies Attending the DGM Looking for American Suppliers and Their Exported Products. In just a few weeks Arizona hosts the forum, Discover Global Markets: Advanced Manufacturing.  The event is scheduled to be held on February 16-17 in Scottsdale.  Business to Business Opportunities Below, are a listing of some of the business-to-business meetings scheduled.  Read More

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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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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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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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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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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

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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