Category Archives: Innovation

Mindy Mackenzie: C-Suite “Velvet Hammer” Who Continues to Surprise in Her Career

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Surviving – and succeeding – in corporate America while adapting to the different business cultures of Walmart, Campbell’s and Jim Beam. That’s what our guest, the “Velvet Hammer”, Mindy Mackenzie has done. She’s a speaker, author, CEO consultant and lecturer.

In this episode, Mindy shares the success she had when her executive team delivered a 106% return to Beam, Inc. in a span of 4 years.

Then, Mindy talks about her decision to take a step back from the corporate world to pursue other activities.

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Cynthia Hardy Young: From a Public Housing Project To Global Business Success

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In today’s podcast, Maribeth interviews Cynthia Hardy Young, former C-Suite executive, and now founder and CEO of Pivot Global Partners, a global consulting firm that has helped to raise company performance in many organizations. After her start growing up in a public housing project to global business success, Cynthia truly inspires.

Learn about the importance of customer connection in making tailor-fit solutions for companies in different fields, and the value of diversity in innovation and success in business.

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Chris Tieri: Achieving Your Goals thru Grit and Relationships

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If there are two words that clearly define Chris Tieri, that’ll be grittiness and tenacity. But it’s the relationships she forges with clients that truly have brought her success.

In this week’s episode, Chris brings us back in time when she had to brave the rain to make anappointment with a creative director she’s been following for so long. She’ll show us why sometimes, talent and skills can only do so much.

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Rina Raman: Fortune 500 Technology Executive with 11 Patents – A role model for others

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Meet Rina Raman: a technology executive with at least 11 patents granted in her name.

And in this episode, she’ll talk about her involvement in the technology field and discusses the influx of women into the STEM field and what should be done to encourage such growth.

Next, Rina tackles the best solution to encourage young women to be involved in powerful careers like hers.

As one of the few women in the STEM field,

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Joanna Bloor: Using Your Curiosity to Achieve Important Things

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Quick question: What are you curious about?

If you’re going to ask our guest, Joanna Bloor, you’ll be surprised at what she’s bringing to the table.

As someone who was compared to or associated with Bette Midler, Tony Robbins and Steve Wozniak, Joanna opens up our episode with a list of topics she’s curious about: the impact of millennials, the next phase of the Internet and 3D printing.

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