Everyday MBA with Kevin Craine | Success Tips You Don't Learn in..
Welcome to Everyday MBA – Interviews with best-selling business authors, innovative thought leaders and top-shelf executives all sharing their best success techniques and tips that you don’t learn in business school. Whether you are an experienced professional or you’re just starting out, Everyday MBA will help you take your business and your career to the next level.
Episode 206 – Zvi Band discusses his book “Success In Your Sphere” (a #1 new release on Amazon in Business Sales) and ways to leverage relationships to achieve business goals. Zvi is the co-founder Contactually, a Customer Relationship Management platform, and was a finalist for Ernst and Young’s 2016 Entrepreneur of the Year award. Zvi says that effective relationship building is not about acquiring new contacts. It’s about strengthening your connections with key people.
Episode 205 – Nicolaj Siggelkow discusses his book “Connected Strategy” (a #1 new release on Amazon for Robotics and Automation) and how to build continuous customer relationships for competitive advantage. Nicolaj is a professor at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and co-director of the Mack Institute for Innovation Management. Listen as he describes how you can unite the right technology with the right revenue model to reinvigorate and extend customer connections.
Episode 204 – Jim Harter, PhD discusses his new book “It’s The Manager” (a #1 new release on Amazon) and new Gallup research that finds managers and team leaders are the single biggest factor in your organization’s success. Jim is Chief Scientist for Gallup’s workplace management practice. He is coauthor of the New York Times bestseller “12: The Elements of Great Managing,” and “Wellbeing: The Five Essential Elements,” also a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller.
Episode 203 – Alex Bates discusses his book “Augmented Mind,” and explores how augmenting humans, combining human intuition and artificial intelligence, will herald an unprecedented era of productivity and financial success. Alex performed DARPA-funded research in neural networks, human memory and computational diagnostics. He is the Managing Director at Neocortex Ventures a firm bringing artificial intelligence and machine learning to the forefront of the industrial market.
Episode 202 – In this “Best Of” episode, Kevin Craine discusses five steps to boost sales with Vertical Marketing. It can be difficult to succeed if you are perceived as a “jack of all trades.” Instead, boost your sales and your profits by specializing in one or more vertical markets. Listen for five actionable steps you can take to develop a “beachhead strategy” focused on winning a particular market first before moving into other, larger markets.
Episode 201 – Futurist Tom Koulopoulos discusses “The Bottomless Cloud” and how AI, the next generation of the cloud, and abundance thinking will radically transform business. On the heels of his Amazon bestselling book “Revealing The Invisible,” Tom teamed up with entrepreneur David Friend to provide a straightforward understanding of the incredible power of the cloud and data abundance; it’s an entirely new way to think about the value and the role of data in building tomorrow’s enterprise.
Episode 200 – Sandy Rogers, leader of FranklinCovey’s Loyalty Practice, discusses “Leading Loyalty” — a #1 New Release on Amazon — and ways to crack the code to customer loyalty. Sandy was previously senior vice president at Enterprise Rent-A-Car and during his 14 years there managed the turnaround of the London operation and led the teams that developed Enterprise’s system for improving customer service. He is a graduate of Duke and Harvard. Listen for three action items you can use today.
Episode 199 – Bill Lobig, VP of Digital Business Automation at IBM discusses Artificial Intelligence and enterprise content management. Bill explores how innovations using AI are fueled by content, and how organizations are gaining advantage using strategies that leverage the value of data using automation. Listen for action items that you can use today.
Episode 198 – Raafi Alidina discusses his book, co-authored with Stephen Frost, “Building An Inclusive Organization” and ways organizations can leverage the power of a diverse workforce. Raafi is an associate at Frost Included limited in the UK and an expert in behavioural economics and equality practices. He got his Masters in Public Policy at Harvard and spent a year as a Research Fellow at the Center for Public Leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School.