Conscious Capitalism with Steve Shifman

It's not enough to make work tolerable - there's a better way to run a business that puts people first.

  Fellow Cincinnatian Steve Shifman is the president of Michelman, Inc., and has been a dear friend of Centennial for many years. As a believer in conscious capitalism, Steve believes that by leading with community-based values, companies can build up their capacity to change the lives of not only their employees but the lives of […]

Improving Mental and Physical Stamina with Elyse Jarard

Forget the diet detox. You need a MENTAL detox, and one that will change your brain forever. Be a better leader and happier in life.

Elyse Jarard Talent Magnet Institute

Elyse Jarard is a speaker, author, healthy mindset strategist, principal of My Ripple Effect, as well as Mike’s personal coach for many years. Elyse believes that leaders today need someone supporting them as they navigate the evolution of what leadership is and will become. Discover the science behind the practice of being, how to overcome […]

Becoming CEO: Journey and Reflections with Chris Painter

"Reflect on where you get your energy, where you get your passion and what will allow you to become the greatest person you can be." – Chris Painter, President of Logikor

Chris Painter is the president of Logikor and a longtime client and friend of Mike’s. Throughout his career, Chris has always wanted to be the one at the helm of an organization, leading the way. And it shouldn’t surprise you that he started near the bottom and worked his way up. Today, Chris and Mike […]

Early Childhood Education and Workforce with Shiloh Turner and Florence Malone

What is the preschool promise and why does it matter to our communities?

Early education is the difference between success in grade school and life, and yet, many children never get the opportunity to be part of a preschool program that will prepare them for the years to come. It’s a tragedy, which is why people like Shiloh Turner and Florence Malone dedicate their lives to changing that […]

Relationship is Everything with Darrin Murriner

Eliminate fear-based decision making and transform corporate cultures into brave places

Darrin Murriner is an author, entrepreneur, and the co-founder and CEO of, a comprehensive personal and team development tool. His book, Corporate Bravery, is about eliminating fear-based decision making and transforming corporate cultures into brave places for people to do their best work and to be engaged. Today, Darrin and Mike talk about the […]

The People Business with Brent Cooper

Want to know how to make your business a people business?

Brent Cooper is no stranger to being involved in local communities. He’s the CEO of the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce. One of the things that distinguishes Brent is his belief that if you are in business, then you’re in the people business. If you don’t operate on that principle, then you’ll have a hard […]

Growing Companies with People with James Biro

What makes or breaks you as a leader starts very early in life. Why do you really want to lead?

James Biro is the Vice President of Supply Chain of Perfetti Van Melle North America and has worked with such brands as P&G, Kellogg’s, and Mead Johnson. James’s passion lies in change, or more specifically, change through growth, which he spearheads through creating a clear strategic intent and an inherent sense of trust, transparency, and […]

The Voice of Great Leadership with Crystal Kendrick

Business isn't just about quality or customers any more. It's also about employees.

Crystal Kendrick is the CEO of The Voice of Your Customer and Founder of The Voice of Black Cincinnati, and she’s dedicated her life to customer service and using her leadership skills to enrich her community in Cincinnati with a ‘do it yourself’ approach to getting better quality news to the public while connecting people […]

Making Leadership Scalable with Daniel Wachter

A life-changing leadership style: freedom of action and vision

Daniel Wachter is a sales and marketing, training, innovation, and business development expert who has been a personal friend of Mike’s for many years. He’s made his mark by embracing disruption by promoting innovation to drive real change in company cultures. He’s currently the Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing of Bemis Healthcare Packaging. […]

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