Changing How People Perceive Skilled Trades with Dieter Moeller

How do we turn the perceptions of trade skills around and show it as the lucrative and fulfilling work that it is?

How does the manufacturing industry provide an equal opportunity to compete with the newer fields? Dieter Moeller, CEO at Rhinestahl Corporation, says that the skills trade business has dramatically evolved over the years. Innovation has turned this long-standing industry into one with greater employment opportunities. Today, Mike and Dieter share a deep conversation about the […]

The Warren Bennis Leadership Experience with Jack FitzGerald

Leaders are made, not born. We all have the potential to be great leaders.

Has someone ever inspired you so deeply that it changed your life and your mission? Today’s guest, Jack FitzGerald, not only had his life changed, but he has also dedicated himself to changing others’ lives, too. Jack is the founder of the Warren Bennis Leadership Experience, an annual event in Cincinnati. Jack shares how the […]

Workforce Solutions: Investing in Purpose and People with Janice Urbanik

It takes $50,000 to support a family of four, but only 1 out of 4 jobs pays that kind of salary. Something is very wrong with this picture.

A business should be more than just a means to an end. More than making money, it should be seen as a tool that can bring good into the world. To do this, we need to change how businesses do business, and this starts with how we treat our employees. In today’s conversation, Mike and […]

The Value of Inclusion, Diversity, and Clowns with Paul Miller

What happens when you pair humor with the ability to push boundaries?

Did you know there’s such a thing as ‘medicinal clowning?’ Or that clowns are used in child surgery to reduce the number of drugs needed? Our guest this week is Paul Miller, former Ringling Brothers performer and creator of Circus Mojo, a circus act with a mission. It might be fun and games, but Paul’s […]

Cultural Transformation and Courageous Leadership with Lynne Ruhl

Do you REALLY understand what company culture means?

What is work culture and how does it affect the corporate environment? Discover how one phone call changed a stay-at-home mom’s life and how she changed the abusive, toxic culture in children’s competitive gymnastics. The impact she made led to a career in leadership and corporate cultural development. Today, Mike brings in Lynne Ruhl to discuss why […]

What Makes Leaders Extraordinary with Don Frericks

Lackluster leadership results in uninspired employees.

The rules for fostering great leaders in your workplace are changing. It’s not enough just to train them; you also have to develop them. Today, Don Frericks, CAO of Community Blood Center and Founder & Leadership Coach of Make Me A Better Leader, joins Mike Sipple, Jr., to talk about what makes extraordinary leaders. They […]

The Man Behind The “Mike” with Christine Lewis and Mike Sipple Jr.

Centennial, Inc. is a family owned business, but it wasn’t just handed to Mike Sipple, Jr. Want to know what he went through to earn it?

We’re changing things up a bit this week on the Talent Magnet Institute podcast to give everyone a special opportunity to know more about Mike Sipple Jr. and his almost superhero-like ability to connect thought leaders with other key leaders. We have gone long enough not knowing about Mike’s career origin story, and we have […]

Remarkable Leadership in Family Business with Jonathan Theders

Running a family business is a different game. When you take over, how much will you change?

Jonathan Theders is the CEO of RiskSource Clark-Theders, a prominent family business that focuses on providing comprehensive insurance solutions and risk management services to protect clients from the unexpected. As the next generation CEO, Jonathan has gone to great lengths to transform the family business into a remarkable organization, but there’s more to running a […]

Diversity and Inclusion with Dr Janet Reid

Diversity is meaningless without inclusion. Create the kind of workplace that does both!

Dr. Janet Reid is the founder of BRBS World, a private global management consulting consortium located in Cincinnati, that works with companies to develop and retain world-class leaders who value diversity and inclusion. Dr. Reid is an author and consultant with 35 years of promoting diversity and inclusion, and today, she and Mike talk about […]

Becoming Fully Human with Dan Hurley

Taking the risk of stepping out into the public arena allows you to find out who you really are.

Dan Hurley has had an incredible career, and after retirement, he continues to do so. He was a teacher, historian, the Director of Leadership for Leadership Cincinnati, the Interim CEO for the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, and a producer and reporter for WKRC TV. Currently, Dan is the founder of a company and host […]