EP 035: Navigating toxic work cultures and conflict with Dr. Froswa Booker-Drew

 

“Knowing what is the water cooler conversation like [is important].  You might not learn it immediately, but you have got to pay to attention it.”

Quick Wins interview with Dr. Froswa Booker-Drew, a senior executive in the public sector, seasoned consultant, and author of 2 books, Ready for a Revolution: 30 Days to Jolt Your Life and Rules of Engagement: Making Connections.  In this interview, Dr. Booker-Drew shares her own career journey and then breaks down what a toxic work cultures and how to best manage workplace conflicts.

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EP 034: Disruptive Technologies 101 with Biren Gandhi

MECE 034 | Disruptive Technologies 101

“I think one of the crucial components of [disruptive technologies] is the people.  Ultimately it is the people who drive things forward and make critical decisions using the data.”

Quick Wins interview with Biren Gandhi, a senior key level technology executive based out of Silicon Valley.  A former Facebook & Cisco technologist, Biren provides our listeners with a deep dive on disruptive technologies such as Internet of Things (IOT), artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, and fog computing.   In this informative discussion, Biren provides definitions of the various technologies and shares insights on some of the key ways technology will continue advance into 21st century.

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EP 033: Staying Away from the Consulting Hype with Loren Weisman

MECE 033 | Consulting Hype

 

As you slowly build up and you share what you know with an authenticity, you will be able to grow your experience and authority and your online reputation so much better than going out there and hyping with the thousands of others that should not have anything in consulting at all.

AMA (Ask Me Anything) interview with Loren Weisman, a musician turned accidental business consultant.  Loren is a brand precision marketing strategist, speaker, author and host of Wait What Really OK” is A Methodical, Comical & Informational Podcast.

In today’s interview, Loren shares his career journey into consulting, the concept of intention vs. perception, and some of the common pitfalls he has witnessed over the year with his experience in the profession and with startup companies.

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EP 032: Navigating Transformational Changes with Ron Carucci

There’s nothing more formative, than being on the other side of somebody who is relying on your advice, your expertise, or your views to run their business.

AMA (Ask Me Anything) interview with Ron Carucci is the managing partner of Navalent, a best selling author, and TEDx speaker.   In this interview, Ron shares his career journey, highlights differences between internal and external consulting, and provides his definition of a great consultant.  We also discuss the challenges of transformational initiatives.

In this episode, I also discuss more information about my book launch, The MECE Muse and announce availability on Amazon.  Tweet your congrats using hashtag #MECEMuse2K18

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EP 031: Market shifts, relationships, industry conferences, and more with Tanya Stevenson

“Always remember, you never know you are meeting or working with, what their role will be the next time you meet them”

AMA (Ask Me Anything) interview with Tanya Stevenson, a seasoned independent consultant, author, and Founder of Stand Up & Deliver Consultancy based in Canada.   In this interview, Tanya shares her career journey as well as how she has been able to adapt to volatile market shifts as an independent consultant.

In today’s career dilemma, Tanya and I give advice to consultants attending their first industry conference and seeking to maximize their experience.

In this episode, I answer commonly asked questions about my upcoming book launch, The MECE Muse.

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