How Home Life Can Predict Leadership Success: Cory Carlson And Winning At Home First

Being authentic is hard to do, but makes all the difference

This week, Mike talks to Cory Carlson, Executive Coach, Author and Speaker, about his recently published book, Win At Home First: An Inspirational Guide to Work-Life Balance.  As an Executive Coach, Cory has worked with many leaders.  He says when his clients really get to the root of their leadership, it most commonly has to […]

How Do You Create Impact When The Task Seems So Big?

If you can make a difference for one person, it can create a ripple effect.

Jessica Baron takes to the studio this week to interview one of Cincinnati’s unique leaders who is creating a huge impact here and in Nigeria.  Evans Nwankwo is the Founder and President of Megen Construction, and the Founder of Nuway Foundation. In this multifaceted episode full of deep inspiration they discuss:  Evans journey to the […]

Reframing Failure As A Good Thing: Sarah Brown, Host of the Failing Forward Podcast shares her epic fails and the wisdom she gained from them.

We're taught to avoid failure, but more and more people are starting to understand that it's crucial for success.

Many of us are taught to avoid failure. However, as most leaders know, failure is necessary for success.   In this episode, Mike and Sarah Brown, Host and Owner of the Failing Forward Podcast, and Senior Director for Learning and Employee Engagement at Health Carousel, discuss true success in life and moving into deeper, more meaningful […]

The Pain At The Top Is Real: Eliminating Stigma About Mental Health With Trevor Steinhauser

If you struggle with depression, anxiety, or addiction, especially as a successful business person, this podcast can save you, or someone you know.

If you struggle with depression, anxiety, or addiction, especially as a successful business person, this podcast can save you, or someone you know.    This week Mike invites his close friend Trevor Steinhauser to the studio to discuss:  mental health in the workplace,  the stress of being a successor in family-owned businesses,  being an empathetic […]

Leaders Leaning In: Creating unique impact in and out of the office with Laura Brunner

Mike talks to Laura Brunner, President and CEO of The Port, an economic development agency that initiates projects to improve property value and promote job creation throughout Hamilton County.  

In this episode, Mike talks to Laura Brunner, President and CEO of The Port, an economic development agency that initiates projects to improve property value and promote job creation throughout Hamilton County.   In this podcast, Mike and Laura discuss:  How your home’s value is really measured (4:00) What The Port is doing to create […]

Why A Drawn-Out Hiring Process is a Bad Hiring Process

The issues and the solutions to a drawn out hiring process

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Hiring a top-level employee is admittedly a big deal and is not a decision you want to rush into.  Making a final decision feels so…well, final.  Many times this weighty decision drags on–spanning weeks and weeks–to the detriment of the whole process. Those vacuous weeks can have a very big impact on the top candidate’s […]

The Surprising Power Of Film Production: Lessons for leaders of business from Executive Director, Film Cincinnati Kristen Schlotman

This week’s episode our guest host, Jessica Baron, Executive VP of Talent Search for Centennial Inc (Talent Magnet Institute’s parent company) conducts an engaging discussion with Kristen Schlotman, the Executive Director of Film Cincinnati.   Jessica and Kristen share interesting stories of movie stars and movie sets to be sure, however, the lessons to be learned […]

Wisdom For High-Achievers: A Conversation with the Lion King Himself, Alton Fitzgerald White

If you have ever seen The Lion King either on screen or on stage, you know Mufasa as the father with much wisdom to impart to his son.  In this podcast episode, Alton Fitzgerald White, who played the role of Mufasa on Broadway 4,308 times shares his personal brand of wisdom for success.  In his […]

Re-frame Rejection for Success

Yes, even organizations feel the sting of rejection

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I recently returned from the Global Leadership Summit (GLS), which is a Leadercast-style simulcast featuring thought-leaders and their insights.  The day did not disappoint, and if you’ve never attended either Leadercast or the Global Leadership Summit, you should consider at least one for 2020.  Investing in your leadership is never a waste of time, no […]

Are Small Businesses Actually More Important to Society Than Big Ones with Luke Dooley

Discover Luke Dooley‘s insightful perspective on the impact of the entrepreneur. In this Talent Magnet Institute Podcast episode, Mike talks to Luke Dooley about the challenges of being a successful entrepreneur and how to navigate life as a business owner successfully.   Luke is the President of OCEAN Programs. Through their events, training, accelerator, and […]