Kelly Fitzsimmons, CEO, Creating Resilience with Unique Strengths – Episode 60

Kelly Fitzsimmons is the Founder and CEO of several technology focused companies and currently the co-founder of Custom Reality Services, a firm that tells stories and creates amazing experiences using Transformative Applied Virtual Reality.  She is also the author of “Lost in Startuplandia – Wayfinding for the Weary Entrepreneur” a book in which she details the…

Jill Young, CEO, Guiding and Challenging Leadership Teams in Growth Mode – Episode 58

Jill Young is the Founder and CEO of TractionFirst LLC, a Texas based Certified EOS Implementation Firm.  Jill is also a keynote speaker, a two time author – her latest book is called “In Courage – How Entrepreneur’s and Their Leadership Teams Can Experience Less Pain in Growth Mode” – and an energized, dynamic leader.  Jill grew…

It’s My Fault – Episode 53.5

This is a story about responsibility that I call, "It's My Fault." "My assistant really dropped the ball on me this time." "My drivers can't follow simple directions." "Our sales guys are useless." "Our people are too dumb to understand a 401k plan." "We're pissing money away and nobody seems to give a damn about…

Brian Adam, CEO of the World’s Greatest Mascot Costume Company – Episode 52

Brian Adam is the President and CEO of Olympus Group, a large custom printing company and the maker of the world’s greatest mascot costumes.  A UW Madison Business School graduate and former Bucky Badger mascot, Brian acquired the business from his father in 2005, after which he proceeded to transform and expand it, making 3 acquisitions…

Dr. Sujeet Chand, Leadership Tactics from Rockwell Automation CTO – Episode 37

Dr. Sujeet Chand, is a Senior Vice President and the Chief Technology Officer at Rockwell Automation, the global leader in automation controls.   He also serves on the Board of Directors for Proto Labs, HDS Global and Baird Venture Partners and has his name on no less than 15 patents.   After earning his Doctor of Philosophy in…

10 Leadership Habits that Work, for Me at Least

There are so many people writing about Leadership these days that it feels close to impossible to know who’s right about what Leadership really looks like - and who’s not.  There are tons of varying opinions, and most sound convincing.  It’s everywhere.  There’s Leadership advice from Ex-Navy Seals, Corporate CEO’s, Unicorn Start-Up Founders, Shark Tank Celebrities and from…

Aleta Norris, Co-Founder of Living As A Leader – Episode 7

Aleta Norris, a Leadership Development Expert and the Co-Founder of Living as a Leader, is on the podcast today. Living as a leader is a Brookfield, Wisconsin based leadership training, coaching and consulting firm, committed to improving employee productivity and fulfillment through more effective leadership. Aleta (by the way, her name means “winged one”) is…