Podcast: Strategy

Episode 61: Good Luck Executing Without These 3 Things

In The Balanced Scorecard, authors Norton and Kaplan report that 90% of organizations fail to execute their strategic priorities, and nothing frustrates CEOs like the lack of execution. Tune in to Episode 61 as we discuss and unpack three critical components to strategic execution, components without which you’ll continue spinning your organizational wheels. In This…

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Episode 60: Cloud Computing and Digital Transformation

Offering both possibilities and risks, the cloud has become an increasingly important part of global business. In fact, a recent enterprise survey found that the average employee uses 36 cloud-based services every day! Join us for this episode as we bring back cloudEQ Founder and CEO Sean Barker to address the cloud issues keeping CEOs…

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Episode 57: Gaining (and Regaining) Strategic Alignment

Strategic Alignment is the primary input to effective strategy execution. How else can you possibly hope to execute in your business when your own leadership team isn’t on the same page? Join our team for an easy-to-follow and idea-packed episode to help you overcome the biggest obstacle to executing your strategic plan. In This Episode…

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Episode 56: A Creative Approach to Strategic Communications

Great companies aspire to lead their respective markets, acting instead of reacting. But how often do you feel like your corporate communication is in a constant state of reaction? More importantly, how do you get out in front of things to communicate more strategically to support your goals, protect your brand, and drive the message…

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Episode 55: Cyber-Security is Fundamental(s) – Interview with Aaron Warner

We introduced you to ProCircular Founder and award-winning CEO Aaron Warner in Episode 54 to hear how to build an award-winning business of your own. Here in episode 55, we introduce you to Aaron Warner, cyber-security expert and industry thought-leader to help you make that award-winning business more secure and safer from the bad guys….

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Episode 54: Building An Award Winning Business

Who better to talk to about building an award-winning business than Aaron Warner, CEO of ProCircular and winner of Iowa’s 2023 Small Business Person of the Year? Join us for an authentic discussion about leadership, scaling a business, and attracting & retaining talent, all while battling the all-to-common imposter syndrome plaguing CEOs worldwide. In This…

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Episode 53: Our Most Value-able Episode Yet

According to a recent Gallup poll, only 23% of U.S. employees strongly agree they can apply their organization’s values to their everyday work. How the heck do you reach the other 77%? Join us for our most Value-able episode yet as we discuss going beyond just creating Core Values to learn several easy ways to…

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Episode 52: Hiring for Good – Interview with Suzanne Hanifin

You’re not winning in business without winning the war for talent. But how do you find top talent with the most sought-after skillsets when everyone else is looking for those same people? Join us for part 2 of our interview with Acumen Executive Search Founder and CEO Suzanne Hanifin to learn how you can attract…

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Episode 50: The Magic of Having a Plan, Part 2

We met Bivo Co-Founders Carina Hamel and Robby Ringer in Episode 49 to hear how strategic planning helped them close one business, start another, and relocate from one coast to the other during the chaos of the pandemic. Here in Episode 50, we pick up where we left off for Part 2 of our interview…

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Episode 49: The Magic Of Having A Plan

How did two smart young entrepreneurs launch one business, sunset another, start a family, and relocate 3,000 miles from one coast to the other, all during the pandemic without missing a beat? With a plan, that’s how. Join us for Part 1 of an eye-opening interview with Carina Hamel and Robby Ringer, Cofounders of Bivo,…

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