Bea Staley is a Senior Associate in the Professional Services practice at Korn Ferry specializing in executive search. She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience around career planning and recruiting having worked at Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business Career Center, her own boutique recruitment firm, and in executive search at Korn Ferry. Bea earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Emory University and an MBA from Southern Methodist University Cox School of Business.
Christina L. Martini is a practicing intellectual property attorney and partner at McDermott Will & Emery. Christina focuses on domestic and international trademark and copyright law, as well as domain name, Internet, social media, advertising, unfair competition, and entertainment law.
In addition to Tina’s full-time practice and various leadership roles at the firm, she is a thought leader, author, columnist, and speaker. Tina is the host of the Paradigm Shift Podcast, a podcast about the intersection of business and law.
Paul Axtell is an author, speaker, and corporate trainer. He is the author of two award-winning books: Meetings Matter and the recently released second edition of Ten Powerful Things to Say to Your Kids. He has developed a training series, “Being Remarkable,” which is designed to be led by managers or HR specialists. You can find Paul at PaulAxtell.com.
Today’s show is quite literally a roundtable discussion – a circle of people sharing experience and insight. Participating are Karen Floyd, Ryan Foland, Rahfeal Gordon and Dan Hoffman. Dan is the founder and CEO of Circl.es, a company that builds software, programs, and workshops that make it easier for teams to connect meaningfully and grow faster. We’re showcasing the platform today because we love it so much. We hope you’ll check it out if you want to foster deeper, more meaningful collaboration inside or outside your organization.
Ayelet Baron is a visionary author, speaker, coach, workshop facilitator, and former tech executive committed to making a transformational impact on business.
She climbed the corporate ladder for more than a decade at Cisco Systems, where she was the Chief Strategy Officer for Cisco Canada.
Her leadership helped propel Canada from the sixth to the second largest revenue generating country for Cisco at nearly $2B. She served on the Emerging Markets and IT executive leadership teams at Cisco, where she led pioneering programs for the company.
Scott Monty is an internationally recognized Fortune 10 leader whose background in classics positioned him to see through the shiny objects and drill down to understand the common human needs that drive us all.
Scott speaks to and advises businesses and groups on how to move at the speed of customers online.
Scott spent six years as an executive at Ford Motor Company, as a strategic adviser on crisis communications, influencer relations, marketing, customer service, innovative product launches and more. He also has another decade and a half of experience in communications and marketing agencies.
Scott Monty writes about the changing landscape of business, technology, communications, marketing, and leadership at ScottMonty.com, and produces the widely acclaimed weekly newsletter and podcast The Full Monty.
Ronan Leonard is The Mastermind Guy. He connects small business owners to support groups through the innovative concept of virtual masterminds. Ronan believes there is high value in making real peer-to-peer connections. You can find out more about Ronan and his work by visiting Eccountability.io.
Deb Calvert is the founder of People First Productivity Solutions and co-author with Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner of Stop Selling and Start Leading: How to Make Extraordinary Sales Happen. Deb Calvert is also the author of DISCOVER Questions® and founder of The Sales Experts Channel, a UC-Berkeley instructor, and a certified sales and executive coach. Deb is a Certified Master of The Leadership Challenge®, working with her clients to build leaders at every level. She has been named one of the “65 Most Influential Women in Business” and a Top 30 Global Sales Guru.
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Did you ever wonder how your own circumstances and challenges can appear to be so complicated, while you can assess another person’s situation with crystal clear clarity? Check out this week’s conversation about how the people who surround us can help re-frame how we see ourselves, our situations, and our possibilities in exciting new ways.