Many companies reach the point where they need outside advice and guidance to help their companies grow. Join host Bob Dragone in an interview of the SK Group's CEO, Stan Krejci, as he explains why Boards Of Advisors or Directors are necessary and how he goes about building one for a company. Stan takes great pains in matching prospective directors with a company, and he explains in detail how he forms the alliance between board and management. Stan and Bob also explore the subject of leadership, particularly the central role of good communication. Stan describes what he believes are the most important characteristics of a good leader and why they are important. This podcast has a wealth of information on how to help a new company grow.
Bob and Jon welcome Polished Style and Image expert Robin Fisher.
Stephen Shedletzky is Head Engagement Officer with Sinek Partners. A noted speaker and facilitator, Stephen espouses the dictum that to succeed in business you have to Start With Why. Learn why this concept is so relevant to business today as well as the pitfalls of over-reliance on technology. There is a lot of good, informative content on business and leadership packed into this discussion between Stephen and AQQOLADE's Bob Dragone.
AQQOLADE's Bob Dragone talks with brand and identity designer D.J. Trischler. D.J. is a highly innovative graphic designer who takes an in-depth look at a client's work, self and reputation to come with a defining brand design. D.J. talks about his background, influences and design concepts in this interesting discussion on why good design is so important for a company. Are you satisfied with your company's design? if not, find out how you can make it better.
Are you a first-time manager or about to become one? What do you know about managing people or what it takes to succeed in a leadership position? Chances are no one has taken the time to help you develop your new and necessary skills. Your technical skills may be top-notch but you will soon be expected to build teams, handle conflict and communicate effectively. Let this podcast be your first step in learning the skills you need for success. AQQOLADE's Bob Dragone interviews Bill Gentry of the Center for Creative Leadership. Bill has done extensive research in finding out what skills a new manager needs to develop and the best ways to do it. This is a very fact-filled and comprehensive discussion on what it means to be a leader.