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The Sixth Man Show - Orlando Magic Podcast
Interview with Lakeland Magic GM, Adedipe Adetunji

The Sixth Man Show - Orlando Magic Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 26:35


The newly-named General Manager for the Lakeland Magic, Adetunji Adedipe, joins the show to talk about his new role and life In the G-League. Join our Patreon: patreon.com/thesixthmanshow Follow Us: TheSixthManShow.com IG: instagram.com/sixthmanshow Twitter: twitter.com/sixthmanshow YouTube: YouTube.com/TheSixthManShow Facebook: facebook.com/TheSixthManShow Twitch: Twitch.tv/SixthManShow @j_osborne21 @lukesylvia96 Music: Prod. by Tantu Beats Courtesy of epidemicsounds.com If you enjoyed the show please leave a rating & review! #Ad The Sixth Man Show is sponsored by MANSCAPED ✂ Use code "SIXTH" at Manscaped.com for 20% off and free shipping! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Microsoft Mechanics Podcast
AI-based Privacy Management for Microsoft 365

Microsoft Mechanics Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 13:21


Get started with Microsoft's new AI-based privacy management solution for Microsoft 365, which applies intelligence to quickly assess your organization's privacy risks and help anyone working with personal data make the right decisions. Alym Rayani, General Manager for Microsoft 365 Compliance and Privacy, joins Jeremy Chapman to show how you can automate subject rights requests for Microsoft 365 data and ensure integration with your existing solutions using our API. Privacy requirements universally impact organizations as more privacy regulations are introduced around the globe. And just like security is a top priority, privacy needs to be too. Now you can build a privacy resilient organization where everybody working with personal data is empowered to be part of the solution. For admins- We've tailored the experience to what privacy teams care about to proactively identify and protect against common privacy risks. For privacy managers- We've built automation for processing subject rights requests at scale, and at quality, whether you're using our built-in experience or tools from a partner. For users- Understand privacy risks in the moment, or even in the context of your work with data. ► QUICK LINKS: 00:00 - Introduction 02:19 - See how it works: Everyday user experience 05:41 - Admin experience 08:00 - Policies 10:20 - Subject rights requests 12:38 - Wrap up ► Link References: Get started with a trial experience at https://aka.ms./TryPrivacyManagement Find guidance geared towards admins, data officers, and data workers at https://aka.ms/PrivacyManagementDocs ► Unfamiliar with Microsoft Mechanics? We are Microsoft's official video series for IT. You can watch and share valuable content and demos of current and upcoming tech from the people who build it at #Microsoft. Subscribe to our YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/MicrosoftMechanicsSeries?sub_confirmation=1 Join us on the Microsoft Tech Community: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/microsoft-mechanics-blog/bg-p/MicrosoftMechanicsBlog Watch or listen via podcast here: https://microsoftmechanics.libsyn.com/website ► Keep getting this insider knowledge, join us on social: Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MSFTMechanics Follow us on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/microsoft-mechanics/

AttractionPros Podcast
Episode 215 - Jared Reid talks about Florida Wildlife, listening to your guests, and 10Xing your attendance

AttractionPros Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 54:02


AttractionPros Podcast - Episode 215: Jared Reid talks about Florida wildlife, listening to your guests and 10xing your attendance.   Jared Reid is the General Manager of Wild Florida, Orlando's only airboat, gator and drive-thru safari park. Wild Florida has traditionally counted on international travelers for the bulk of their attendance, but with COVID-19 that demographic was unable to travel, causing Jared and the Wild Florida team to re-evaluate their marketing plans. As you will hear in this conversation, their changes led to attendance growth that they never could have predicted.    Florida Wildlife “This is so peaceful, this is so calming. This is Florida.” Jared recognizes that many visitors to central Florida are drawn in because of Disney, Universal, etc, but for guests who want to see the Florida that is beyond the theme parks, Wild Florida offers guests the chance to reconnect with nature. Jared also enjoys the chance to educate people not only on the wildlife they can experience at the park, but also the fact that Florida has so many opportunities to slow down and enjoy a day with plenty of fresh air and no lines. This became a tremendous advantage when during the pandemic, people were tired of being cooped up in their homes and just wanted to get out.    Listening to your guests “One thing that surprised us was that we thought we had plenty of animals, but our guests told us they wanted more.”   When asked about specific feedback that surprised him, Jared mentioned that the Wild Florida team felt they had plenty of animals, but guests were telling them that they wanted more. The guests were also saying that they loved the fact that the animals didn't look too close together or packed in, which presented an opportunity to expand the drive-thru safari to accommodate a larger collection and to give the guests more wildlife to experience. For other enclosures, Jared said they have built them 2 to 3 times larger than what the building code calls for, just to ensure the guests see that the animals have plenty of room and are well cared for.    10xing your attendance “The biggest challenge was figuring out how to maintain our tranquil experience with so many more guests.”   When the demand for your product is 10x almost over night, you are going to experience some growing pains. Jared explained that this impacted every part of their business. They needed to hire more staff, widen the roadways and allocate resources to manage the traffic flow into the park. Since they were one of the only attractions open, they were able to hire quite a few people who had been furloughed or laid off from other attractions. Part of what caused the additional attendance was Wild Florida's switch to focus on the local market rather than international visitors. This was out of necessity, as international travel had all but stopped. The Central Florida residents came out in droves and accounted for Jared saying that in some ways, COVID was the best thing that ever happened to us.    For more on Wild Florida: www.wildfl.com. Jared can be reached at 407-957-3135 or jared@wildfl.com.   This podcast wouldn't be possible without the incredible work of our amazing team: Audio and video editing by Abigail Giganan Scheduling and correspondence by Kristen Karaliunas Social media marketing by Kate Kujawa Branding and design by Fabiana Fonseca Email marketing by Sam Bercik To connect with AttractionPros: attractionpros@gmail.com

The Storm Skiing Journal and Podcast
Podcast #57: Boyne Mountain General Manager Ed Grice

The Storm Skiing Journal and Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 74:14


The Storm Skiing Podcast is sponsored by Mountain Gazette - Listen to the podcast for discount codes on subscriptions and merch.WhoEd Grice, General Manager of Boyne Mountain, Michigan and Kari Roder, the ski area’s Director of MarketingRecorded onOctober 12, 2021Why I interviewed himContext is everything in skiing. In much of America’s sprawling ski kingdom, Boyne Mountain would hardly register. In Michigan’s Lower Peninsula, it soars. And not just in the physical sense of its vertical drop and 60 trails. Culturally, it stands in for skiing itself, the place that non-skiers think of when they think of skiing. Up North, as everyone in Michigan calls it, is where you go to camp, to boat, to hunt, to canoe, to fish, to snowmobile, to ski. Growing up as a non-skier in a non-skiing family, I didn’t realize until I picked the sport up as a teenager that the state had any other ski areas at all, so ubiquitous were references to “goin’ to ski Boyne.”Once I did start skiing, I saved Boyne Mountain for last. It didn’t feel approachable in the way that Caberfae, Shanty Creek, and Sugarloaf did. It didn’t feel like a place you started. It felt like a place you arrived. Only when you were ready.I probably wasn’t ready the first time I skied Boyne, a mashed-potatoes sunny St. Patrick’s Day with rowdy drunken parties bursting from overloaded warming huts. I must have taken 100 runs off the Victor lift that day and fallen as many times, so stupefying were the springtime insta-moguls for a beginner on Elan skinny skis. But I kept coming back. The place doesn’t have the most interesting trail network and it’s typically the most expensive ski area in Michigan, but it has the intangibles of atmosphere and energy, and a commitment to push the season into May whenever the snowpack allows. Some of my most cherished ski memories are May afternoons at an empty Boyne, lapping the Mountain Express and winding down the bumps of Idiot’s Delight. Over and over in the endless 70-degree afternoon. It’s a place that means a lot to me, and it’s been at the top of my list for an interview since I launched The Storm two years ago. It was time to make it happen.What we talked aboutStarting out as a busboy at Boyne Mountain in the 1970s; learning to ski on a steep mountain in ill-fitting gear; working under Boyne Resorts’ legendary founder, Everett Kircher; the long road to general manager and getting fired multiple times along the way; working at family-owned Boyne; the mountain’s relaxed atmosphere; when and why the ski area began developing glades; new areas Boyne Mountain has been glading over the past summer; creating the Disciples Ridge expansion and how that changed Boyne Mountain; the ski area’s amazing collection of historically significant lifts, including the remains of the first chairlift in the world; how banana boats helped inspire the invention of the chairlift; the future of the Hemlock chair; what happened to the original Meadows chair, the world’s first quad, when the ski area replaced it in 2008; the backstory behind installing the Mountain Express, America’s first six-pack chair; the mountain’s legendary snowmaking capabilities; Boyne’s tradition of the long season; the ski area’s competition with Mount Bohemia to see who can stay open the latest; winning the race to open against Mount Holly; the mid-90s debauchery of St. Patrick’s Day on the mountain; Boyne 2030; RFID gates coming this season; the Midwest’s first eight-person chairlift; the fate of the existing Disciples triples; what may replace the Mountain Express, Victor, and Boyneland; where the current Meadows lift may move and what might replace it; the size and scale of the Skybridge and how people will access it; the Ikon Pass; and Boyne’s build-your-own-pass product and night and spring passes.Why I thought that now was a good time for this interviewBoyne 2030 is going to launch that place into a technological sphere that no other ski area in Michigan can touch (except, perhaps, sister resort Boyne Highlands, whose 2030 plan is on the horizon). Yes, there will be building upgrades, airport enhancements, golf course stuff, a giant pedestrian bridge/tourist attraction. But that’s the garnish on the plate, and we’re here to talk about the meat: RFID, snowmaking, and, crucially, an almost-complete modernization of the lift system. A final-state Boyne Mountain could host at least five modern high-speed Doppelmayr D-Line lifts: two eight-packs, a six-pack, and two quads. That would give the mountain one of the most updated lift fleets not just in the Midwest, but in America. When I skied Boyne Mountain two seasons ago, it still broiled with that old attitude and energy, but the infrastructure was starting to feel antique. Other than the high-speed sixer and the carpet-loaded Meadows lift, the place felt like a Riblet museum, one lift after the next poking up the incline. Not for long. This joint is being retrofitted for rocket fuel. Filler up and get the hell out of the way.Why you should ski Boyne MountainAt first glance, it doesn’t look like much. A big ridge, mostly clear-cut, chairlifts stacked south to north along US 131. But it’s quite the mountain. It’s steep, first of all. Only 500 feet, sure – but that doesn’t make the pitch any less intimidating. You can spend hours skiing from one end of the ridge to the other and back. The mountain has thinned glades and added some other little byways to vary the experience. And then, tucked away, tree-lined and meandering, is the Disciples Ridge section, a spiderweb of greens and blues that may be the most extensive and inviting beginner terrain in the state of Michigan. Before the ski area began building this pod in the late ‘90s, Boyne Mountain was a tough sell for families. Now it’s one of the most balanced and inviting ski areas in the region. The grooming is astonishingly good – Boyne may own Big Sky and Brighton, but this is ground zero of the company’s sprawling empire, and it’s the place where they mastered the arts of snowmaking and snow-care that they export to their other resorts.And you know what? It’s just a damn fun place to spend a day. If you ever find yourself in Michigan in the wintertime, hit this one up. Plus, they have some knockout terrain parks:Additional reading/videosLift Blog’s inventory of Boyne Mountain chairliftsHistoric Boyne Mountain trailmapsMore on Boyne 2030 (personally, I would have put the lift first, but they are very excited about this bridge):A little more about Boyne Mountain: Get on the email list at www.stormskiing.com

Spectrum
African American Woman Forged Her Path in Public Broadcasting

Spectrum

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 51:15


Carolyn Bailey Lewis is a woman who has been determined to always push herself and to set new standards throughout her career. She has been a pioneer in her field, but it hasn't been easy. While forging her path, as a black woman, Carolyn has had to fight battles against racism, bigotry, and prejudice as well as sexism. Coming from the small town of Bluefield, West Virginia where she attended segregated schools and lived in a segregated neighborhood, Carolyn became the only black woman in her class of journalism students at West Virginia University. Being able to adapt to a “white world” and function as the only person of color took great strength, will, and dexterity. In 1971, Carolyn became the first black woman to graduate from the Perley I Reed School of Journalism, now the Reed College of Media at West Virginia University. She continued her trailblazing in 1993 when she became the first African American woman named to manage a full-service public television station in the continental United States at WNPB-TV in Morgantown. In 1997, she became the Director and General Manager of WOUB Public Media at Ohio University, where she stayed until her retirement. That same year she also became an ordained minister. During her 14 years at WOUB, Carolyn rose nationally in the ranks of public broadcasting. She was a member of the Board of Trustees of the Association of Public Television Stations (APTS), a member of the Board of Directors of the National Education Telecommunications Association (NETA) and Chair of the PBS Advertising and Promotion Advisory Committee. But she wasn't finished. Against all odds and while confined to a wheelchair, she received her Doctor of Philosophy degree in Communications Studies – 36 years after her undergraduate degree from WVU. Most recently, she received the 2020 Medal of Merit for Professional Achievement from Ohio University. Currently, in her retirement Carolyn has authored a book, is the co-founder and chairman of the Dr. Carolyn Foster Bailey Lewis Family Foundation and is the co-founder and CEO of LifeDay Greeting Cards, Inc. Her LifeDay cards celebrate surviving a major life-altering event or monumental moment in life.

Let's Talk Supply Chain
225: Be ready for anything, with ToolsGroup

Let's Talk Supply Chain

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 42:36


Today I'm joined by pioneering software company ToolsGroup, the innovators of service-driven supply chain planning software for companies that face high demand volatility, along with distribution and product line complexity. For more than two decades, ToolsGroup has been helping companies around the globe achieve the highest service levels in their industries while streamlining inventory and logistics costs. Their flagship software, SO99+, automates and optimizes supply chain planning tasks including demand forecasting and sensing, multi-echelon inventory optimization, replenishment and S&OP to meet target service levels. Today David Barton, General Manager for the Americas at ToolsGroup, joins me to chat all about the company: what they do; how their service-driven approach sets them apart; and exactly how we get our businesses ready for anything.   IN THIS EPISODE WE DISCUSS: [07.26] The incredible history, dating back to the '70s, that led founders Joseph and Eugenio to establish ToolsGroup. “They discovered that the low hanging fruit in manufacturing was supply chain – that's where the greatest impact could be had… so they focused the whole company on the use of service-driven planning in supply chain.” [12.31] The three core ToolsGroup focus areas of ‘predict,' ‘protect' and ‘perform.' “Working with the constraints of the real world of supply chain and the built in uncertainty, you need an automated engine to optimize towards target service level - and it's probabilistic forecasting that makes that possible.” [15.28] ToolsGroup's unique service-driven approach, and its benefits. “Fundamentally, our focus is about business outcome, and service level can be equated to top-line revenue." [18.58] David reflects on the challenges of the last 18 months and what we can learn from them. “Dealing with those disruptions puts even more pressure on having digital transformation in your operating model.” [22.38] A closer look at the challenges of adopting a just-in-case approach to inventory and current lead-time disruption. “You can't just crank up your safety stock as a strategy... Having a real word digital model of how your supply chain operates is essential.” [27.35] Why supply chain digitization and digital transformation are so important. “…being able to normalize and reconcile differences in data, so that you can get to a single view of the operating model of inventory, is one of the critical challenges customers face.” [30.22] A profile of ToolsGroup's ideal client. [32.12] Client case study: how ToolsGroup helped a key customer increase service levels, inventory efficiency and ultimately increase market share. [35.00] The future for the industry, and for ToolsGroup.   RESOURCES AND LINKS MENTIONED: Head over to ToolGroup's website now to find out more and discover how they could help you too. You can also connect with ToolsGroup and keep up to date with the latest over on LinkedIn, YouTube or Twitter, or you can connect with David on LinkedIn. Check out our other podcasts HERE.

The You Project
#596 Nicole's New Knees

The You Project

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 17, 2021 30:10


Apart from being a three-time Olympian, world champion, three-time Olympic medallist, TV host, radio presenter, Order of Australia medal winner, board member of Swimming Australia, General Manager of the AFLW, ambassador for drug-free sport, former board member of the Australian Sports Drug Agency (ASDA), VicHealth, the Australian Olympic Committee, corporate speaker, mum of three and wife of one.. apart from all that, Nicole Livingstone has done f**k all. This was a fun catch up with an old friend.womens.aflLeague Leaders Podcast

The Golf Insiders
Luke Covey, General Manager of Mt. Dora Golf Club, reveals some of the historic charm of this 75 year old municipal gem, recent improvements, upcoming tournaments, and the addition of Little Linksters

The Golf Insiders

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 16, 2021 18:45


Lake Forest Illinois
Cindy & Lisa Pasquesi from Pasquesi Home and Gardens

Lake Forest Illinois

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 16, 2021 22:49


Cindy & Lisa Pasquesi Stopped by to chat with Skoo and Pete. They learned about the Pasquesi Family and the American Success Story that they are! Notes: Get your Holiday Gifts now supplies are dwindling! Christmas Tree Time is coming (Pete got an education on the tree shortage) Oct 28-31 Bring in your Dog in a costume and get Free Goody Bag! They have Pet Supplies! Awesome Ecommerce Site get stuff delivered or pick it up order online! 975 North Shore Dr. Lake Bluff, IL 60044 847.615.2700 Edward Pasquesi and his wife, Marie, started the business in 1975—evolving from a small hardware store in Highland Park, Illinois into the retail business that is known today as Pasquesi Home and Gardens—which is currently located in Lake Bluff, Illinois. In 1984, they bought an existing farm and feed store in Lake Forest that became Pasquesi Home and Farm Suppliers—at a time when Lake Forest had more open lands and farms. When the garden industry started to expand, the business evolved with the customers' changing needs. It became Pasquesi Home & Gardens with more emphasis on gardening. Another store in Barrington was opened in 1988. And, in 2006, the Lake Forest store relocated to a new and larger store in Lake Bluff, in order to give customers a better shopping experience. In 2012, a third "small scale" store was opened in downtown Lake Forest selling select plants, home and garden items. Currently, they operate one full-service store in Lake Bluff. (There are some fun historical photos on our Pinterest page.) The heart of the business grew out of Ed Pasquesi's early interest in plants and ‘growing living things.' The retail gardening business gave Ed and Marie an opportunity to create a family business that seeks to provide exceptional customer service to Chicago's North Shore suburbs. He and his family have been part of the Lake Forest/Lake Bluff community for over 40 years. Mike Pasquesi joined the family business after college in 1992 as manager of the Barrington store before becoming President and General Manager of Pasquesi Home & Gardens. He sums up his philosophy, “We are always challenging ourselves and looking for ways to improve our business. We will never standstill. We are constantly learning and trying new and different things.” Cindy Pasquesi Thorsen joined the family business in 1996 as Director of Human Resources with a background in corporate sales and project planning. At Pasquesi Home and Gardens, her work focuses on employee development. “I mainly focus on recruiting and training employees... Great people help create great experiences, and that will keep the customers coming back.” Lisa Pasquesi came aboard in 2003 with skills in business from the corporate world. She now oversees the Accounting Office and directs the Marketing for Pasquesi's print and web communications. “My main objective is to keep our name and message out there—and we do this through a variety of marketing efforts that show how we think and believe when it comes to our product selections. We strive to create an experience that people want to repeat.” Store Hours Monday - Friday 8 am - 6 pm Saturday 8 am - 6 pm Sunday 9 am - 5 pm Do you Have an idea for a topic or guest? pete@lakeforestpodcast.com Thanks to our Patreon Supporters Church of the Holy Spirit, Reverend Luke Back and MATT A https://www.patreon.com/LakeForestPodcast --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/lakeforestpodcast/message

Aerospace Unplugged
Sustainable Fuels in Aviation

Aerospace Unplugged

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 21:11


On this episode of Aerospace Unplugged, we welcome in special guests Dan Szeezil and David Shilliday to talk about sustainable aviation fuels and how we as a company can utilize this technology. Dan is an offering management lead at Honeywell in our Performance Materials & Technologies (PMT) business. He's an experienced, advanced biofuels professional with more than a decade of experience working within renewable fuels.David is the Vice President and General Manager of our power systems business in Honeywell Aerospace. He leads that business unit, which focuses primarily on manufacturing auxiliary power units for aircraft. He'll also be talking about the latest in sustainable fuels, and how our Aerospace business is leveraging them.  

Seriously…
The Hidden History of the Window

Seriously…

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 28:07


Rachel Hurdley opens the window on an architectural feature which reveals a story of conflict, hierarchy, status and ventilation. The history of windows in our homes begins with simple openings, designed to let in some light and air but small enough to protect the occupants from intruders. Glass was rare and expensive so only the wealthiest could afford to show off their affluence with a display of glazed windows. But, as the technology of glass making developed, windows became larger and made a statement about sophistication and modernity. Rachel traces the history of the window from the arrow loops of Chepstow Castle to the massive plate glass windows of the 20th century and beyond. She visits Gloucester Cathedral to admire a stained glass window which was said to be the largest in the world when it was created and discovers how its design reinforced the medieval social order. Rachel also goes back to the 1590s to find out why Hardwick Hall was described as ‘More Glass Than Wall' and how its many windows were used to show off wealth and status. She discovers how department stores with their tempting window displays brought about social change and played a part in female liberation and she considers why windows suddenly got so much bigger in the early years of the 20th century. Along the way, Rachel hears from the Poet Laureate, Simon Armitage, about how his lockdown window provided poetic inspiration and she reflects on the central question of the window – are we inside looking out or outside looking in? Interviewees: Sonia Solicari, Director of The Museum of the Home - https://www.museumofthehome.org.uk/ Jonathan Glancey, Architectural Writer and Historian Kate Roberts, Chief Inspector of Ancient Monuments for Cadw speaking at Chepstow Castle https://cadw.gov.wales/visit/places-to-visit/chepstow-castle Celia Thomson, Canon Chancellor of Gloucester Cathedral - https://gloucestercathedral.org.uk/ Denise Edwards, General Manager of Hardwick Hall - https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/hardwick-hall Deborah Sugg Ryan, Professor of Design History at Portsmouth University David Scott, Tenant at The Homewood - https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/the-homewood Simon Armitage, The Poet Laureate Presenter: Rachel Hurdley Producer: Louise Adamson Executive Producer: Samir Shah A Juniper Connect production for BBC Radio 4

Lit & Lucid Podcast
E.139 - Growing Belushi ft. Chris Karakosta GM of Belushi's Farm

Lit & Lucid Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 34:17


Almost one year ago to the date we celebrated our 100th episode chatting with Jim Belushi discussing the new TV Series on Discovery Channel, Growing Belushi. This year we had the honor of speaking with Jim's cousin, Chris Karakosta, General Manager of Belushi's Farm. Chris shares his background as a serial restaurant entrepreneur and more on how his journey and skillset led him to becoming the GM at Belushi's Farm. We discussed his relationship with Jim and how they have grown closer over the years considering each other brothers, enjoying their time together on the farm. Chris very candidly shares with us a touching story visiting medical marijuana patients in Colorado and the impact these sick children had on his perception of cannabis. We wrap up the show with some updates on the new brand releases by Belushi's Farm including Good Ugly Weed (Chris's Stash), Chasing Magic (Jim's Secret Stash) and a few teasers into Season 2 of Growing Belushi. Catch Season 2 on the Discovery Channel in the near future! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/lit-and-lucid/support

The I Love CVille Show With Jerry Miller!
Rob Campbell, Don Whitaker And Micah LeMon Joined Alex Urpí & Xavier Urpí On “Today y Mañana!?

The I Love CVille Show With Jerry Miller!

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 59:06


Rob Campbell, General Manager at Castle Hill Cidery, Don Whitaker, Cider Maker at Castle Hill Cidery, and Micah LeMon, Bar Manager at The Alley Light, joined Alex Urpí & Xavier Urpí On “Today y Mañana!” “Today y Mañana” airs every Thursday at 10:15 am on The I Love CVille Network! “Today y Mañana” is presented by Forward Adelante, Emergent Financial Services, LLC, Cristel Noel State Farm Agency and C'ville Picnic.

Lead with Empower Podcast
S4E3 - Sean Banks Leads with Empower

Lead with Empower Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021


Sean Banks Leads with Empower Sean is the General Manager of the DC Breeze, a professional ultimate frisbee team from the American Ultimate Disc League (AUDL). Sean's journey, from being a music education major in college to his current role as the GM of the DC Breeze, is inspiring and empowering! Sean shares his thoughts on professional ultimate frisbee, leadership in sport (and beyond), and the importance of persistence! 00:33: Introducing General Manager of the DC Breeze, Sean Banks! 16:57: Sean's Leadership in Action 46:30: From Music Education Manager to General Manager of a Professional Sports Team - Sean's Leadership Journey 01:04:28: Finish the Drill and Episode Closure Tremendous leadership insight from Sean during our conversation, including discussions about: The importance of saying "thank you" in leadership Leading himself (and others!) through the "600-day off-season" The impact team culture has on performance "Be grateful, let them know how much you appreciate them - it goes a long way. When people feel valued, they are willing to do more to advocate for you". Learn more about Sean and the DC Breeze: Learn more about the DC Breeze and the AUDL Follow the DC Breeze on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram Musical Credit to Matt Jaskot Find out more at https://lead-with-empower-podcast.pinecast.co

Everyday Conversations on Race for Everyday People
Episode 84: Conversation on Race and Racism With Omar L Harris

Everyday Conversations on Race for Everyday People

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 64:53


Omar L. Harris, former General Manager of GSK and Allergan, joins me in this conversation on race.  He has more than 20 years of experience as a global pharmaceutical executive. Omart is the founder and managing partner at Intent Consulting, a firm dedicated to improving employee experience and organizational performance. He is the author of "Leader Board: The DNA of High-Performance Teams", "The Servant Leader's Manifesto", and “Be a J.E.D.I. Leader, Not a Boss”.  Omar shares his journey to the top, the cost to him as a Black man in America, and how he came to speak out and no longer compromise his identity and his beliefs. Key topics: Omar's first experience with racism was when he was voted Prom King of his high school in Louisiana. The principal told him that he was “allowed” to be the Prom King to “snitch” on the other Black students. Harris refused, stood up to the principal, and kept his title What happened when Omar L Harris met Ku Klux Klansman David Duke while in high school How he was the only Black product manager, the only Black Director of Marketing and the only Black General Manager outside of Africa, and the only Black General Manager of a global company in the world The psychic toll of assimilation and having to whitewash himself without even realizing it Why he now feels responsible for opening the doors for other Black people How he refuses to compromise his values and will always speak out against racism and discrimination of any kind Why people who are not Black don't understand the full gravity of racism and the dangers of working while Black Why white people who call themselves allies must be willing to speak out and take a stand with friends, family, and colleagues even if parts of their lives unravel as a result How white allies can be more prepared to take action if they practice and prepare for different situations His books on leadership and how they are different than white leadership books. Why it's essential that every CEO needs to take action against racism, or they are not real leaders Check out his playlist, the TV shows he recommends, and the books he reads   Bio OMAR L HARRIS (Charlotte, NC, born in Pittsburgh, PA) is the founder of Intent Consulting and TYMPO.io (the world's first and best SaaS application for employee inclusion), a Former GM (GSK and Allergan), Business and Servant Leadership Thought-Leader, Speaker, Award-Winning Bestselling Author of 5 books, including "Be a J.E.D.I. Leader, Not a Boss: Leadership in the Era of Corporate Social Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion", June 25 2021, “The Servant Leader's Manifesto”, 2020, and “Leader Board: The DNA of High Performance Teams”, 2019). With 20+ years of global pharmaceutical executive experience building teams, Omar has worked on 4 continents (U.S., Middle East, Asia and Latin America) for Pfizer, Merck, Schering-Plough and more. As a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach, Motivational Speaker, Entrepreneur and Florida A&M University Alumni, Harris is passionate about leading teams, high-performance coaching, and inspiring the future leaders of today and tomorrow to adopt the servant leader mindset and stop toxic leadership behaviors.  Omar is also the Co-Author of “From Authors to Entrepreneurs F.A.T.E.: The Personal Side of Indie Publishing” (2015) and Author of “One Blood” fiction book (2011, pen name, Qwantu Amaru – currently being developed into a television series). Harris was a featured speaker at the 2021 International Institute of Leadership Conference with his compelling topic: “The End of the Boss – 7 Rules for the Modern Leader”, a keynote speaker at the Leadership Harrisburg Area Graduation event, a featured speaker at the 2021 Rising Leaders Summit, a featured speaker at the BB21 Rise Conference, and a featured coach at the 11th annual WBECS Summit. His work has been featured by CNN HLN Weekend Express, WPXI-TV NBC Pittsburgh, Black News Channel, The Jewish Journal, The Beating Alpha Podcast, The Living Corporate Podcast, Real Leaders, SHRM Blog, Thrive Global, CEO World Magazine, Human Capital Innovations (HCI) Podcast, VoiceAmerica Business, Culture Stew and many more. As fun facts, Omar speaks 5 languages, plays 7 instruments, and started his first company at the age of 7. https://www.omarlharris.com/

WhatCulture Wrestling
The Weirdest Abandoned WWE Moments! - Get The Table - Kevin Owens: The Face Of America! Jinder Mahal Comes In Peace! Alexa Bliss: General Manager! Mojo Rawley: Man In The Mirror?!

WhatCulture Wrestling

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 25:31


Adam and The Dadley Boyz discuss the storylines that WWE just forgot about...Kevin Owens: The Face Of America!Jinder Mahal Comes In Peace!Kevin Owens: Loveable Slob!Alexa Bliss: General Manager!Mojo Rawley: Man In The Mirror?!ENJOY!Follow us on Twitter:@AdamWilbourn@MSidgwick@MichaelHamflett@WhatCultureWWEFor more awesome content, check out: whatculture.com/wwe See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Roadie Free Radio
215: RFR Rewind: Mark Agnesi | Falling In Love With Guitar

Roadie Free Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 6:38


  Mark Agnesi is the Director of Brand Experience for Gibson Guitars and Producer for GibsonTV. He was the former General Manager of Norman's Rare Guitars, located in the heart of the San Fernando Valley in Los Angeles. Mark is an expert on Fender, Gibson, Rickenbacker, Gretsch and Martin guitars, making him one of the youngest authorities on vintage guitars in the world. Since starting at Norman's in 2009, he has sold guitars to every major name in the entertainment business. He began playing guitar at the age of 6, and was in the studio making records by the age of 11. In 2005, Mark moved to LA and began working as a professional touring and session guitarist. His combination of talent, knowledge, and personality, have helped him grow Norman's Youtube channel into an incredible community of followers who tune-in to Mark's wildly popular series, The Guitar of the Day. Mark has recently launched his own series on his own channel, The Mark Agnesi Show. Full episode here: https://soundcloud.com/roadiefreeradio/120-mark-agnesi-vintage-guitar  

Doug & Wolf Show Audio
Jim Pitman, Phoenix Mercury General Manager & President of Basketball Operations

Doug & Wolf Show Audio

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 7:04


Jim Pitman joined Wolf and Luke ahead of Game 2 of the WNBA Finals to discuss what the team needs to do to even up the series with the Sky. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Behind Greatness by Inspire North
76. Maurizio Gherardini – GM, Fenerbahce SK / Former VP, Toronto Raptors – Turning away from the Motorcycle

Behind Greatness by Inspire North

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 38:28


Maurizio currently lives in Istanbul where he leads European professional basketball powerhouse Fenerbahce SK as its General Manager. Prior to this he was the first ever non-American VP of an NBA franchise with the Toronto Raptors and one of the most successful GMs ever in Europe. We discuss a journey riddled with serious life-altering, pivotal moments. It all started with a motorcycle dangled in front of him as a “carrot” before he left for the US for a brief stint as a foreign student. After coming back, he soon became GM of the pro basketball team of his home town of Forli, well before the age of 30. This started a decades' long journey that has brought him to embrace the philosophy of an andrenalinic approach to learning, impacting people around him and networking. Maurizio's is a life where pivotal moments were faced head on with the blood of his passion. Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/maurizio-gherardini-1246754/

Money Making Sense
Your employer might fund your education

Money Making Sense

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 22:02


Many companies now offer tuition reimbursement as a benefit to employment.  Dr. Jill Buban, the General Manager and V.P. of EdAssist Solutions explains why workers should take advantage of it.   She also discusses why businesses are having to add this perk to their hiring packages and what they gain. You can follow this show on Instagram and on Facebook. And to see what Heather does when she's not talking money, go to her personal Twitter page. Be sure to email Heather your questions and request topics you'd like her to cover here. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Interviews: Tech and Business
What is Zero Trust Security?

Interviews: Tech and Business

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 14:52


Zero trust security has become a topic at the forefront of IT and security-related conversations. Zero trust puts an end to compromised identities. In today's hybrid work environment, CIOs and security leaders must understand zero trust strategies and architecture to ensure the safety of networks, devices, applications, and users.To learn about zero-trust, CIOs must understand how traditional networks operate, the challenges involved in becoming a zero-trust network, and techniques that work with the zero trust model.In this conversation, Anand Oswal from Palo Alto Networks, explains how zero-trust security transforms the way applications and users are protected from internal and external threats.The conversation includes these topics:What is zero trust security?-- Enterprise security challenges and zero-trust-- How can CIOs create a zero-trust environment?-- Advice to Chief Information Officers on zero-trust strategyBe sure to read the complete transcript:https://www.cxotalk.com/video/what-zero-trust-securityAnand Oswal serves as Senior Vice President and General Manager at cyber security leader Palo Alto Networks where he leads the company's Firewall as a Platform efforts. Prior to this, he was Senior Vice President of Engineering for Cisco's Intent-Based Networking Group and he holds more than 60 U.S. patents.

The Bob McCown Podcast
EP 246 - BRAD TRELIVING on the Calgary Flames, Losing Mark Giordano & the Upcoming NHL Season.

The Bob McCown Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 51:50


General Manager of the Calgary Flames - BRAD TRELIVING - joins the podcast to chat with Bob and John. The three reflect on the Flames disappointing season last year, and discuss the roster moves Brad has made in the off-season to ensure it doesn't happen again. We talk about losing their captain to the Seattle Kraken in the Expansion Draft, their Goalie situation and more just in time for the beginning of the 2021/2022 NHL Season.

Second in Command: The Chief Behind the Chief
Ep. 183 – Boomi COO, Chris Port

Second in Command: The Chief Behind the Chief

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 41:02


Our guest today is the COO of Boomi, Chris Port. Chris is responsible for the support, services, success, and strategy functions within the company. Chris led the Dell acquisition of Boomi in 2011 and was responsible for the company's integration and growth post-acquisition. Previously, Chris was a General Manager within Dell Software's Systems Management Business […] The post Ep. 183 – Boomi COO, Chris Port appeared first on COO Alliance.

Howard and Jeremy
10-12 Sabres general manager Kevyn Adams

Howard and Jeremy

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 19:56


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The Storm Skiing Journal and Podcast
Podcast #56: Mt. Buller, Australia GM Laurie Blampied

The Storm Skiing Journal and Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 94:23


The Storm Skiing Podcast is sponsored by Mountain Gazette - Listen to the podcast for discount codes on subscriptions and merch.WhoLaurie Blampied, General Manager of Mt. Buller, AustraliaRecorded onOct. 4, 2021 in New York City; Oct. 5, 2021 at Mt. Buller, Australia – weird, right?Why I interviewed himOne of the quirks of living on planet Earth is the fact of its tilted axis. Because of this, we not only have seasons, but different seasons in different places at the same time. There’s a multiverse feeling to all this. Landing in Australia is not unlike stepping through a time ripple into a weird alt-America, one where cars drive on the left and the deer have been replaced by giant bouncing rabbity creatures carrying babies in their pockets. And it’s winter in June. If Australia didn’t exist and Luke Skywalker and his motley band of space warriors landed on a planet outfitted with koala bears and vast deserts and deadly animals of every variety we’d all be like, “yes that looks like the kind of crazy planet I’d expect to find on the remote fringes of space.”But it’s real. And there’s skiing. Less, it turns out, than I’d figured: the whole country has just a handful of ski areas. This seems to be mostly a matter of geography: the treeline is low and the snowline is high. Running a ski area in such conditions is a challenge. No matter: Australia is home to an ebullient ski culture. The five largest – Buller, Thredbo, Perisher, Falls Creek, and Hotham – are aligned with the Ikon or Epic passes. This makes sense. Try taking five lift rides at any Western U.S. or Canadian mountain and not running into an Aussie on a five-week holiday bouncing from one resort to the next on their American megapass. These people ski, travel, live. I wanted to know more.What we talked aboutReflections on retiring after nearly three decades in the ski business; The emerging Chinese ski scene; how a decade and a half as a civil engineer led to a career running ski resorts; raising kids at a ski resort; the evolution of the Australian ski industry from the early ‘90s to today; the surprisingly small number of ski areas in Australia and how they’ve consolidated over time; pioneering snowguns-as-firefighting-gear while under siege by wildfire for 38 days; the family that owns Mt. Buller; Vail’s entrance into Australia; who will replace Blampied after retirement; how Mt. Buller finally solved its snowmaking problem; how the Australian ski model compares to the North American and European models; Australia’s unique geography and how that shapes its ski areas; snow gums!; Buller’s origins as a single ski area served by two separate lift companies, requiring two separate lift tickets; Australia’s history as a center of lift innovation and experimentation; the evolution of Buller’s modern lift system; high-speed lifts on low-rise terrain; why the resort removed the Boggy Creek T-bar and what may replace it; shout out to SMI in Midland Michigan represent; the amazing gondola proposal that could knit the entire resort together; average snowfall at Mt. Buller; how snowmaking and snow preservation works above treeline; the art and science of snowmaking in Australia’s marginal temperatures; Buller’s Olympic and World Cup legacy; why the mountain joined the Mountain Collective and Ikon passes and what it took to make that happen; whether Buller passholders may get an option to add on an Ikon Pass, as many U.S. partner mountain passholders now can; Australians know how to live; Mt. Buller’s ISO certification; how Australia reacted to Covid and what that’s meant for the ski industry; and the earthquake that hit Buller last month:Why I thought now was a good time for this interviewI hadn’t thought to proactively reach out to an Australian resort for an interview. I’ve never skied there, and I just expanded the scope of the podcast from the Northeast to the rest of America – that seemed like quite enough terrain to cover for the moment. But Mt. Buller reached out, and this seemed like an excellent chance to learn about a part of the ski world I was more or less ignorant of. Laurie was retiring after a long career and had a unique perspective on how the Australian ski industry had evolved in tandem with and outside of the global ski machine. The story of Mt. Buller itself was compelling – a family-owned mountain latching onto North American megapasses and aggressively upgrading its infrastructure to stay relevant in a whacky, warming world. There was no way I was turning down the opportunity to learn more.It’s a big, big world, and there’s an awful lot of skiing out there. My focus, for now, is the United States, and that’s where I’ll continue to do my deliberate resort outreach. However – if you run a ski resort anywhere in the world, and you want to come on the podcast and talk about it, get in touch with me and we’ll make it happen. What I love about the world of lift-served skiing is the wild and unpredictable variety of it, the way different versions of the same thing can manifest themselves across vastly different cultures and environments. There is no part of this universe that doesn’t interest me, and in an internet-connected world, there are no boundaries we can’t step across to explore.Why you should ski Mt. BullerLike a lot of Australian ski resorts, Mt. Buller seems to be Europe from the waist up, and America from the belt down:I asked Laurie which version of skiing Australia hewed closest to: the yee-haw off-piste American style, or the skinny-skis groomer swishy Euro style? Neither, he said. It’s a thing all its own.And it’s a thing I’d like to explore one day. It’s gonna take me a while. As much as I love skiing, I also love summer, and we don’t get much of it here in the Northeast. And you have to miss a lot of summer to go to Australia. It takes like a week to fly there and a week to fly back and by then you’ve missed two years of work because they’re already in like 2032 over there. And even if you do want to forfeit summer for some skiing, you - like most U.S. Americans - probably only get two to three hours of vacation time per year and it’s not to be taken consecutively, you know, which is not quite enough time to get to Australia and back. Until teleportation is invented. Which it probably already has been in Australia since they are already living in the 23rd century.Extra creditOne of the quirks of Mt. Buller’s history is that two separate lift systems, run by two separate companies, once served the same mountain. That meant you needed two lift tickets to ski the whole area:Over time, the two systems united, but the mountain was left with a ton of redundancy – here’s what the unified lift system looked like in 1992, shortly before Laurie took over:Today, the place is slick and modern, with high-speed burners and big plans for a bomber gondola. With no room left to expand, Mt. Buller is wholly focused on improving the on-mountain experience.A few more items of interest:More historic trailmaps of Mt. BullerA complete historical inventory of Mt. Buller’s chairliftsMt. Buller’s Legends and Personalities Wall (referenced in the podcast) Get on the email list at www.stormskiing.com

WPMRR WordPress Podcast
E167 - Telling Stories that Close Deals (Chris Lema, Liquid Web)

WPMRR WordPress Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 41:33


In today's episode, we get to listen again to Joe's chat with Chris Lema, Liquid Web's Vice President of Products and General Manager at LearnDash. He is a well-known blogger and public speaker, and leads the product teams to develop and launch Managed WordPress and Managed WooCommerce product lines.   Chris enthusiastically talks about the concept behind BeachPress and CaboPress, and what can potentially happen in these meetings. He also tackled the growth of e-commerce, how WooCommerce as an open platform creates more opportunities for a lot of businesses, and providing customers hassle-free access to plugin updates on their sites.   Episode Resources: Chris Lema is on Twitter and YouTube Leaders Blog Liquid Web Leave an Apple podcast review or binge-watch past episodes Visit the WPMRR Community   What to Listen For: 00:00 Intro 01:48 What is BeachPress? 05:06 Be in a conversation with people in your circle 07:21 The CaboPress 12:31 Bringing SaaS people to CaboPress 14:47 SaaS platforms that do e-commerce 19:49 Looking at period over period growth 22:45 Partnership with Glue 27:01 The building blocks of a great storytelling 33:16 Fun stuff and new pricing at Liquid Web 35:18 Having e-commerce played out on open platforms 38:33 The ability to update plugins automatically 39:55 Find Chris online

The Healthcare QualityCast
Engage, Learn, Adapt, Lead with Merritt McKenzie, MSHA

The Healthcare QualityCast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 63:37


Meet today's guest, Merritt Mckenzie, a health care executive who is passionate about growing and scaling organizations through personnel development to impact patients, families, and the community. With over 26 years of experience, starting as an occupational therapist, then a certified hand therapist, Merit later moved into leadership roles including running a sales organization, and lastly took up the role of General Manager. In this episode, Merritt discusses leadership in health care services, with particular emphasis on qualities and tools of great leadership, as well as challenges leaders face with practical solutions. Top Takeaways [01:20] Step into your greatness; Don't be afraid of calculated risks. It is through those risks that you end up learning, developing, and becoming better in your career. [08:22] Critical concepts that emerging healthcare leaders should have: Diversity within the workforce, Embracing Technology, Empowerment Leadership, and Being Innovative. [12:20] Leaders tend to always want to have the answer because they know it already, rather they should be the last to speak and ask more of the questions. [19:14] Lessons learned from successes and failures: Firstly, it is so important that leaders are intentional about mentoring someone but also sponsorship as well. Secondly, be courageous and listen to your inner voice. [26:10] Personal leadership tools: Self-awareness; leaders need to be aware of the impact they are having on others around them. Another is that we should be obsessively curious about people around us if we hope to be impactful in their lives. Other tools include the Strengths Finder tool and the Predictive Index. [30:22] Lessons from an influential leader: Treat people well, be thoughtful and kind to people. [38:30] Leaders do not take time to engage their employees and strategize to harness the full value of their employees. Leaders also often fail to be intentional about listening to all stakeholders at every level of the organization. [44:32] Best career advice ever: "Be You"; there's only one person that can be the best you there is, and that's you. [48:25] Key attributes of an effective Healthcare leader: Engage, Learn, Adapt, Lead. [52:08] Professional Groups recommended for listeners; A.C.H.E (American College of Healthcare Executives), N.A.H.S.E (National Association of Health Service Executives), The Private Directors Association, The Black Corporate Board Readiness Program. [54:20] Books Recommended: "Unleashed: The Unapologetic Leader's Guide to Empowering Everyone Around You" by Frances X. Frei "The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership" by John C. Maxwell [56:13] Advice for health organizations: Be intentional about having a program to develop leaders, and make no assumptions that it is happening organically. [57:43] I want to be intentional about helping team members and colleagues grow and prosper personally and professionally. Hopefully, this shows in clinical outcomes and the growth of the business. Key Quotes: "The best way to predict the future is to create it" – [Abraham Lincoln] "It is important to step into your greatness" "What fear did I confront today?" "Companies who are diverse in their workforce as well as their senior leadership, outperform other companies who are homogenous" "Be intentional and unafraid to pilot and test things as much as possible" "Know that you were called for this, you may not be perfect, but it's not about perfection, It's about the process" "Many years ago, I intentionally wanted to make sure I left any person I engaged...better than I found them" Connect: Find | Merritt Mckenzie On LinkedIn --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/healthcarequalitycast/message

Locked On Indians - Daily Podcast On The Cleveland Indians

1) The Cubs have four candidates for their next General Manager and two of them currently work for the Indians. I talk about who I would hate to see go, even if it would be the right call. 2) We then discuss who might be trade candidates from the Cubs if the new General Manager comes from Cleveland and would like to add some prospects they know very well. 3) Yesterday was the anniversary of the Indian's last World Series win, and today is the anniversary of the first way back in 1920. We also talk about the eliminated Rays who prove the Indian's front office is right. You just need to make the postseason, and once you do anything can happen. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKED15,” and you'll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline AG There is only 1 place that has you covered and 1 place we trust. Betonline.ag! Sign up today for a free account at betonline.ag and use that promocode: LOCKEDON for your 50% welcome bonus. Rock Auto Amazing selection. Reliably low prices. All the parts your car will ever need. Visit RockAuto.com and tell them Locked On sent you. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

CEO Spotlight
Andrew Wright, General Manager, Warwick Melrose – Dallas

CEO Spotlight

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 12:38


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Digital Builder
Uncovering Actionable Insights from Construction Data with a Platform

Digital Builder

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 51:32


A true platform is more than just a list of APIs connected to a SaaS solution. It provides a single experience where designers, engineers, and builders can harness the data and tools they need whenever and wherever they need them. So, how can you ensure you're getting a true platform experience? Jim Lynch, Senior Vice President & General Manager, and Sid Haksar, Head of Construction Strategy, both with Autodesk, join the show to answer that question. Plus, they share pivotal moments from Autodesk University and their thoughts on where construction is heading. Topics covered: Highlights from Autodesk University The definition and benefits of a true platform approach Which questions to ask while evaluating platforms and construction technology Big themes surfacing about the future of construction Resources mentioned during the podcast: Harnessing the Data Advantage in Construction Watch everything released during Autodesk University 2021 for FREE Digital Builder is hosted by Eric Thomas of Autodesk. Hear more episodes like this one by subscribing to Digital Builder on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, or wherever you listen to podcasts. Can't see the links? Just search for Digital Builder in your favorite podcast player.

Wharton FinTech Podcast
Meka Asonye, Partner at First Round Capital - Taking a Founder First Approach to Investing

Wharton FinTech Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 25:30


Anirudh Singh sits down with Meka Asonye, Partner at First Round Capital. In this episode they discuss: - Meka's early career, including spending time with the Cleveland Indians - Heading Stripe's Startup/SMB business - How Meka became an angel investor and later decided to join First Round Capital - Being fluent in Pig Latin And much more! Meka Asonye is a Partner at First Round Capital based in San Francisco. Before moving into venture, Meka was an active angel investor backing companies such as Coda, Common Room, Rimeto (acq. by Slack), Snackpass and Stytch. Previously, he served as the VP of Sales & Services at Mixpanel, where he ran the more than 100-person global revenue team and owned the customer lifecycle from first website visit to renewal. Before Mixpanel, Meka spent four years at Stripe as it scaled from 250 to 2000 people and matured its sales org. When he first joined in 2016, Meka served as one of the payments company's early account executives, leading their first attempts to go upmarket and land enterprise logos. For the next three years, he headed up Stripe's Startup/SMB business, which involved launching outbound sales, optimizing self-serve, building a customer success function, opening new offices, and finding creative ways to holistically support startup customers. Prior to joining Stripe, Meka served as Case Team Leader at Bain in San Francisco, partnering with the C-Suites of Fortune 50 companies across different verticals. Meka started his career working in Player Development & Baseball Operations for the Cleveland Indians, where managed operations of the Minor League system and advised the General Manager on Major League roster and payroll allocation through advanced statistical analysis. Meka earned a Bachelor of Arts degree cum laude in Economics and Finance from Princeton and his MBA from Harvard Business School. He's an instrument rated private pilot and diehard Chicago Bears fan. For more FinTech insights, follow us below: Medium: medium.com/wharton-fintech LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/wharton-fintech-club/ WFT Twitter: twitter.com/whartonfintech Anirudh's Twitter: twitter.com/avsingh_24

Locked On Nuggets - Daily Podcast On The Denver Nuggets
INTERVIEW: Nuggets General Manager Calvin Booth

Locked On Nuggets - Daily Podcast On The Denver Nuggets

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 32:15


We're very excited to have Nuggets general manager Calvin Booth join us for a special interview. We learn about Calvin's basketball upbringing, his experience in the NBA and what he learned, why he decided to move into the front office after his playing days were done, what makes teams connected, and more. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! SweatBlock Get it today for 20% off at SweatBlock.com with promo code LockedOn, or at Amazon and CVS. Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKED15” and you'll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline AG There is only 1 place that has you covered and 1 place we trust. Betonline.ag! Sign up today for a free account at betonline.ag and use that promocode: LOCKEDON for your 50% welcome bonus. Rock Auto Amazing selection. Reliably low prices. All the parts your car will ever need. Visit RockAuto.com and tell them Locked On sent you. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Oakland A's Podcast
A's Cast - A's Cast Live - October 8

Oakland A's Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 9, 2021 192:43


On the October 8 edition of A's Cast Live, our weekly all baseball talk show Monday through Friday, Chris Townsend was joined by Mike Petriello of MLB.com and MLB Network (30:45), A's General Manager, David Forst (59:03), C.J. Nitkowski of MLB Network Radio (1:29:19), Paul Hembekides of ESPN (1:56:40) and Former Dodgers GM, Ned Colletti (2:28:35). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Burns & Gambo Podcasts
Steve Keim, Cardinals general manager

Burns & Gambo Podcasts

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 10:54


Steve Keim discusses the injuries to the Cardinals secondary and what it might be like to face Trey Lance this weekend.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The KGEZ Good Morning Show
Flathead Electric Co-op General Manager Mark Johnson10-8-2021

The KGEZ Good Morning Show

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 24:25


Flathead Electric Co-op General Manager Mark Johnson appeared on Glacier Bank Community Conversations on the KGEZ Good Morning Show with John Hendricks and Robin Mitchell on Friday October 8, 2021 to discuss the current state of affairs of the northwest hydropower system. 

Fanatic Islanders
Sandbar Sitdown Episode 1 ft. Izayah Cummings

Fanatic Islanders

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 19:19


SandBar Sitdown Episode 1 feat. Izayah Cummings Welcome to a BRAND-NEW series titled SandBar Sitdown where we the Fanatic Islanders will interview different guests and let them join in on the fun. Stay Tuned!! In this Episode, we interview University of Kentucky Tight End Izayah Cummings. We get his thoughts on UK's season so far, what keeps him going and put his General Manager skills to the test. You DO NOT want to miss it! Watch Izayah and the Kentucky Wildcats take on the LSU Tigers this Saturday @ 7:30 PM on the SEC Network. Follow Izayah Cummings on Twitter & Instagram https://twitter.com/IzayahCummings?s=20 https://www.instagram.com/izayahcummings/ Follow Fanatic Islanders on All Socials Below Fanatic Islanders On Sound Cloud: https://soundcloud.com/fanatic-islanders ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Fanatic Islanders On Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/fanaticislanders/ ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Fanatic Islanders On Twitter: https://twitter.com/fanaticislander ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Fanatic Islanders On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/fanaticislanders -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Tech Directions
Cybersecurity in a Post-Pandemic World

Tech Directions

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 34:51


Organizations experienced a dramatic spike in cybersecurity risk triggered by the pandemic, largely due to a wholesale switch to remote working. Joram Borenstein, General Manager of Security Sales Strategy & GTM at Microsoft and Kris Lovejoy, EY Global Consulting Cybersecurity Leader, discuss why this increased scrutiny could herald a strategic turning point for the industry. EY refers to the global organization, and may refer to one or more of the member firms of Ernst & Young Global Limited, each of which is a separate legal entity. Ernst & Young Global Limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, does not provide services to clients. The views of third parties set out in this publication are not necessarily the views of the global EY organization or its member firms. Moreover, they should be seen in the context of the time they were made.

Line Cook Thoughts
Episode 145: Jerk At Nite

Line Cook Thoughts

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 40:19


In this episode I chat with the General Manager of Jerk at Nite, Natasha Powell. Jerk at Nite is a Caribbean Restaurant with multiple locations in the DMV. The founder, Denville Myrie Jr., started selling his jerk chicken out of his dorm room in 2013. Since then they have expanded into operating food trucks and brick and mortar locations in Washington D.C. and Baltimore. They also have plans to expand further. Natasha shares the origin story of the business, the struggles of transitioning from food truck to brick and mortar, the perseverance her and her brother have had to build the business and much more.  Check out Jerk At Nite: http://www.jerkatnite.com/ Get merchandise and more content at: linecookthoughts.com Donate to the World Central Kitchen Fundraiser Here: https://donate.wck.org/fundraiser/3395142 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/raymond-delucci/message

Tabadlab Presents...
Pakistonomy - Episode 79 - Disrupting Agriculture in Pakistan

Tabadlab Presents...

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 51:10


Uzair talks to the co-founders of Tazah Technologies, a startup in the agriculture space that recently raised $2 million in pre-seed round. The B2B marketplace is based in Lahore and is seeking to disrupt the country's agriculture sector, which represents 24 percent of GDP. Abrar is part of the famous "Careem Mafia", where he led operations for and executed the financial and operational turnaround for the business despite the pandemic. In his last engagement as General Manager at Swvl, Abrar helped build a strong team and developed the post covid recovery strategy for bus hailing business. Mohsin joined Careem in 2017 as an Operations Manager where his first engagement entailed launching and scaling Ricksha category, the category now contributes to over 10% of revenue for the organisation. Mohsin's role grew from leading a single category to managing Lahore's P&L and eventually managing P&L for the entire Ride hailing business for Pakistan. Reading recommendations: - Zero to One by Peter Thiel - Good to Great by Jim Collins - Sapiens by Yuval Noah Hariri

Elevated Magazines-Lifestyles, Jetsetter, Yachts, Automotive, Luxury Real Estate, Home & Design, Art
Emma Perrin | Ker & Downey Africa - “The Greatest Wildlife Show on Earth!”

Elevated Magazines-Lifestyles, Jetsetter, Yachts, Automotive, Luxury Real Estate, Home & Design, Art

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 32:46


Ker & Downey Africa - "The Greatest Wildlife Show on Earth!"Never before has there been a moment in time to listen to Emma Perrin, General Manager of the East Africa Division of Award-Winning and Responsible Ker & Downey Africa, ker-downeyafrica.com/. 

The Storm Skiing Journal and Podcast
Podcast #55: China Peak, California CEO Tim Cohee

The Storm Skiing Journal and Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 77:20


The Storm Skiing Podcast is sponsored by Mountain Gazette - Listen to the podcast for discount codes on subscriptions and merch.WhoTim Cohee, Managing Partner, CEO, and General Manager of China Peak Mountain Resort, CaliforniaRecorded onSeptember 28, 2021Why I interviewed himBecause China Peak, an independent operation situated on the Southwest side of California’s Sierra Nevada mountains, sits at the bullseye of multiple issues shaping the modern lift-served skiing landscape. Climate change is descending in all seasons: seven winter snow droughts in the past 10 years; wildfire scraping the resort’s edges and damaging buildings in 2020. The mega-resorts with their super-cheap megapasses beckon the local Fresno skiers that are China Peak’s core constituency. And not just California’s many Epic and Ikon gems – Palisades Tahoe, Kirkwood, Heavenly, Northstar – but the resorts dotted all around the West – it takes the same amount of time to fly to Salt Lake City from Fresno as it does to drive to China Peak. But, like most mid-sized ski areas around the country, China Peak is stamping out a model to survive and hopefully thrive in this era of consolidation, cheap travel, and climate catastrophe: banding together with other independent mountains on the Indy Pass and Powder Alliance, and investing in a powerful New England-style snowmaking system capable of burying the place and (hopefully) fending off fires. And if you’re going to initiate such massive and dramatic change, it helps to have a charismatic leader with more than 40 years of experience dealing with every possible circumstance a snowy mountain can churn out. Skiing needs the China Peaks to thrive if skiing itself is to survive long-term, and I wanted to see how Cohee planned to do that.What we talked aboutThe Southern California ski scene in the 1970s; the Cohee family ski diaspora and their potential future at China Peak; the 1970s vacuum in ski-area marketing; the surreal reality of Southern California skiing; when the massive city below doesn’t know about the abundant skiing in the mountains above; what it took to get same-day snow conditions video from the mountain to the local news station 40 years ago; working for Bill Killebrew at Heavenly; the smartest guy in the history of skiing; quadrupling skier visits at Bear Mountain né Goldmine; how “skiing’s dream team” emerged from a 1990s version of Bear Mountain to run some of the largest ski areas in the country; moving east and working under Les Otten in the heyday of the American Skiing Company; reviving a declining Kirkwood; leaving the ski area after 17 years to buy China Peak (known at the time as Sierra Summit); what happens when a ski area ignores the customer; How and why China Peak overhauled its snowmaking system and how that’s going to change the resort; and what happens when your snowmaking manager quits over Christmas break.Why I thought that now was a good time for this interviewFor most of its first two years, The Storm Skiing Podcast focused mostly on the Northeast. In order to capture the true breadth and spirit of the region, it was important to me to maintain a balance between monster, conglomerate-owned ski areas and the-owner-drives-the-Snowcat family-owned hills. So episodes featuring Killington, Sunday River, Sugarbush, Sugarloaf, Loon, and Mount Snow lived alongside interviews with the folks running Plattekill, Berkshire East, Bolton Valley, Titus, Whaleback, Mad River Glen, and Lonesome Pine. The ski world is big and messy, and the podcast had to reflect that.As I expand the pod’s focus from the Northeast to the entire country, I will deliberately follow that same template. My first two western interviews – Taos and Aspen – are ski-world A-listers, checkbox items for the Ikon set, places with deep resonance and meaning for generations of locals and tourists. China Peak is something different. Once knowns as Sierra Summit, it’s a local bump that no one’s flying across the country to ski. But that’s exactly why I’m here: what the hell is this place, this mysterious Indy Pass partner wading in a purgatory south of the Sierra badboys? It’s been there for 63 years and no one outside of Fresno has ever heard of it. But like all ski areas, it means a tremendous amount to a lot of people out there, and it’s an important part of this American ski story that I’m trying to tell.Questions I wish I’d askedFor a typical Storm Skiing Podcast interview, I’ll write 25 to 30 questions and manage to get to around 80 percent of them. This time, I got through six. Cohee’s 40-plus-year journey through the ski industry during its decades of explosive change was so compelling that we didn’t even get to China Peak until we were nearly out of time. So all of my normal questions about chairlifts, trail networks, local markets, snowfall, fire danger, the Indy Pass, the Powder Alliance, and the wild world of Covid will just have to wait until next time – and you will want there to be a next time after you hear this.Why you should ski China PeakChina Peak is an interesting place. It’s more or less at the end of the road, on the way to nowhere, close to nothing at all. Mammoth, 30-ish miles away as the crow flies, is a five-hour drive. Because it’s not big enough to merit destination status in a state overloaded with alpha ski resorts, it’s mostly a day tripper’s hill for Fresno, an hour-and-a-half southwest. But there’s no rule that it has to be. An Indy Pass and Powder Alliance member, China Peak is a walk-up proposition for many skiers on their existing passes. The trail map looks fun, especially after a big snow, but the mountain’s new megahose snowmaking system ought to guarantee more stable conditions even when the snow fails to materialize. This would make a nice stop on any California ski tour.Additional reading/videosLift Blog’s China Peak lift inventoryHistoric China Peak/Sierra Summit trailmapsSome Slopefillers love for CoheeSAM($) profiles China Peak’s new snowmaking system Fires approaching China Peak last September:Cohee on video: Get on the email list at www.stormskiing.com

Inside Football Podcast with Bill Polian
NFL Early Season Potluck

Inside Football Podcast with Bill Polian

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 65:57


In today's episode of the Inside Football Podcast with Bill Polian the guys take a look at several areas that are grabbing Bill's attention in the early season. From who has stood out as surprise playmakers, to what units or things are giving Bill pause and ultimately what would a potluck be without a little bit of a dive into officiating. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Long Shot Leaders with Michael Stein
How to start your own wine business with CEO of the Wine Spies, a wine e-tailer and eCommerce technology company with Addison Rex

Long Shot Leaders with Michael Stein

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 51:09


How to start your own wine business with CEO of the Wine Spies, a wine e-tailer and eCommerce technology company. People around wine country know him by codename Agent Cru. That's because he's undercover as CEO of the Wine Spies, a wine e-tailer and eCommerce technology company. Since 2007, they've featured a brand-new wine on their site every single day at the best price on planet Earth for a 24 hour window.   His real name is Addison Rex, and he cut his teeth as a "cellar rat" scrubbing barrels at his family's winery, eventually working my way up to General Manager. He started by own brand, Jurassic Wines before joining Wine Spies to reinvigorate a well-established company with little growth, but massive potential.

Arizona Cardinals - Segments and Interviews
Steve Keim, Cardinals general manager

Arizona Cardinals - Segments and Interviews

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021


Steve Keim discusses the injuries to the Cardinals secondary and what it might be like to face Trey Lance this weekend.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Slice of Healthcare
#197 - Mark Menton, General Manager, HealthSparq

Slice of Healthcare

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 17:21


Our guest: Mark Menton, General Manager, HealthSparq "HealthSparq is helping people make smarter healthcare choices." In this episode, we discussed: His background Why-how-what of HealthSparq Overview of some key findings from HealthSparq's latest consumer research on discrimination in healthcare What steps can healthcare organizations take to facilitate trusting relations between patients and providers? Our sponsors for this episode are BlocHealth, Curation Health, ChenMed & MediTelecare. BlocHealth is building the ecosystem of services and solutions to power the future of healthcare. For more information, please go to www.blochealth.com follow BlocHealth on social media - @blochealth "Curation Health's advanced clinical decision support platform seamlessly integrates into the electronic health record and leverages more than 750 proven clinical and quality rules. With this intelligent point-of-care platform, you can power a scalable risk adjustment process and amplify quality program performance." For more information, please go to www.curationhealthcare.com & follow Curation Health on social media - @curationhealth "ChenMed brings concierge-style medicine and better health outcomes to the neediest populations – moderate-to-low income seniors with complex chronic diseases. For more information, please go to www.chenmed.com & follow ChenMed on social media - @chenmed "MediTelecare provides behavioral telemedicine services to residents of skilled nursing and assisted living facilities, using state-of-the-art telehealth technology. For more information", please go to www.meditelecare.com & follow Meditelecare on social media – @meditelecare To learn more about HealthSparq please use the links below: - Website - LinkedIn - Twitter - YouTube Also, be sure to follow Slice of Healthcare on our social channels: - Website - Facebook - LinkedIn - Twitter - YouTube - Newsletter

From Failing Hands
From Failing Hands Episode 152: AJ Galante

From Failing Hands

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 54:01


In this very special episode, Mike goes one-on-one with AJ Galante. AJ is proud native of Danbury, CT where he owns and operates Champs Boxing Club and resides with his family. Both AJ and his family recently introduced themselves to the world on the Netflix special “Untold: Crime and Penalties” that tells the story of a high school senior (AJ) becoming the President and General Manager of the UHL's Danbury Trashers, one of hockey's most notorious teams to ever hit the ice. We get a little behind the scenes of the Netflix doc, get to know the man behind it all, who Jimmy Galante is as a father and Mike puts AJ's WWE, hockey and pizza knowledge to the test in one of the most fun rapid fire rounds we've ever had!

For The Wild
JOSEFINA SKERK on Sámi Lifeways /254

For The Wild

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021


When one thinks about iron, copper, and gold mining, Sweden is not the first place that comes to mind, but in the past few years the country has granted roughly 500 mining exploration permits as it positions itself to become one of the largest mining centers for all of Europe. The price of mining in Sweden has largely been paid by the Sámi, whose lifeways are permanently changed once the government and multinational corporations seek to extract so-called natural resources from their traditional territory of Sápmi. In this week's episode, we look at extractive mining in Sápmi and how Sweden's colonial government exploits their very limited definition of Sámi indigeneity to further land grabs and resource extraction with guest Josefina Skerk. Josefina Skerk is a Sámi politician with a background in law. She is the General Manager of Sijti Jarnge, a Sámi Language and Culture Centre in Norway. Skerk has been a member of the Sámi Parliament in Sweden since 2013, and has held office as its former Vice President. Indigenous rights, especially connecting to land and language rights, are key issues that she is passionate about. Music by Andy Tallent, Dana Anastasia, and West of Roan. Visit our website at forthewild.world for the full episode description, references, and action points.

The One Away Show
Julia Lemberskiy: One Gift Away from a Life in Business

The One Away Show

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 37:30


Julia is a co-founder and managing director at JJ Studio, helping startups of all sizes launch new products and markets, scale their operations, and acquire new users through world-class marketing & sales. JJ Studio provides end-to-end project management and consulting to series A & B startups that are looking to grow their user base, launch new markets/ verticals, or streamline their operations. Julia fell in love with the world of startups when she founded her first one in high school and scaled it to the 3rd largest coupon site in Germany. Since then, she has been building and scaling new ventures for companies such as Rocket Internet (Head of Marketing at EatFirst, GoReadyMade, Global Savings Group), Uber (launched Uber Eats, Uber Works, Jump Scooters), and many others. Prior to JJ Studio, Julia led Uber's expansion into several European markets before becoming the General Manager for Russia for Uber Eats. As the Head of Central Operations and interim Head of Sales at Uber Works, she helped the company grow more than 5x over. Aside from her business prowess, Julia's story of moving to America from Germany is an inspiration for all.

The Work in Sports Podcast - Insider Advice for Sports Careers
Evolving Sports Content w/The Athletic's Evan Parker

The Work in Sports Podcast - Insider Advice for Sports Careers

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 50:51


The introduction, improved performance, and “free” nature of the internet upended every business model of sports consumption. Suddenly, all the content you paid for individually was at your fingertips with only an internet bill to pay for it. Magazines went online, struggled to maintain subscriptions, and several shut down permanently. As time went on and streaming apps became prominent even ESPN's media empire faced diminished profits as consumers started cutting the cords to bloated cable bundles. Newspapers got it the worst of anyone. In 2006, there were 74,410 people employed in the newspaper industry. By 2020, that number was cut in more than half to a total of 30,820. The sports section was not immune from those trends and several prominent beat writers with large online followings were shown the door. This episode's guest, Evan Parker, serves as Senior Vice President and General Manager of The Athletic. Its subscription-based model has managed to thrive by focusing on all the things the internet seemed intent to prove was obsolete, and he tells us how on the WorkInSports Podcast.

The Golden Age of Baseball with Eddie Robinson

It is with heavy hearts that we share that Eddie Robinson passed away on October 4, 2021. Texas Rangers statement on the passing of Eddie Robinson: The Texas Rangers today issued the following statement on the passing of Eddie Robinson, who died Monday night at his ranch in Bastrop, Texas at the age of 100. “The Texas Rangers are incredibly saddened with the passing of the legendary Eddie Robinson, who spent nearly 70 years in professional baseball as an All-Star player and respected executive. He began a 13-year Major League career with the Cleveland Indians in 1942 and went on to serve as General Manager of both the Atlanta Braves and Texas Rangers during an incredible career. “In his later years, Mr. Robinson was a regular and welcome visitor at Rangers home games, and his unique ability to analyze and discuss the game, past and present, was truly amazing. The Rangers were honored to help Mr. Robinson celebrate his 100th birthday last December, and he made a final spring training visit to Arizona this past February. He was a great ambassador for baseball to the end. “The entire Rangers organization sends its thoughts and prayers to his wife, Bette, sons Robby, Marc, Drew, and Paul and the entire Robinson family. For Eddie Robinson, it was truly a life well lived.” Mr. Robinson, who turned 100 on December 15, 2020, was the oldest living former Major League Player at the time of his passing. He batted .268 with 172 homers and 723 RBI in 1315 games as a 1B with Cleveland (1942; 46-48; 57), Washington (1949-50), Chicago White Sox (1950-52), Philadelphia A's (1953), New York Yankees (1954-56), Detroit (1957), and Baltimore (1957) as he played with 7 of the 8 A.L. clubs at the time, the exception being Boston. The four-time A.L. All-Star was a member of the Indians' 1948 World Series champions. Mr. Robinson went on to enjoy a long career as a MLB Executive and scout, serving as General Manager of the Atlanta Braves (1972-76) and Texas Rangers (1976-82). Born in Paris, Texas, he was a longtime resident of Fort Worth. His autobiography, Lucky Me: My Sixty-Five Years in Baseball was published in 2011. Services for Mr. Robinson are pending at this time.