This episode, we were joined by Kelly Thomas. She is a career and mindset coach and founder of Kelly Thomas Coaching. In her role, she provides career and life coaching to professionals in corporations, start-ups, and entrepreneurs who are seeking help navigating challenging times.
During this episode, we discussed a number of topics including how to cope with mental stressors, the effects of the pandemic on anxiety, and much more.
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This episode, we were joined by Christa Brown-Sanford. She is a Partner at Baker Botts and the Deputy Chair of their Intellectual Property Department.
During this episode, we discussed a number of topics including how COVID has affected the legal industry, blazing trails for others, and more.
This episode, we were joined by Scott Bonneau. He is the Vice President of Global Talent Attraction, Human Resources Analytics, and Human Resources Technology for Indeed, the #1 job site in the world.
During this episode, we discuss how COVID has and will continue to change the job market and the workplace and how you can navigate these changes.
This episode, we were joined by Elizabeth Bryant. She is the Vice President of Southwest Airlines University at Southwest Airlines. In her role, she provides executive leadership for Employee learning and Development at Southwest Airlines. She provides strategic direction and oversight for regulatory training and Leadership and Employee Development Programs.
During this episode, we discuss the importance of continuous learning and how that can help shape your career.
Season 2 premieres with Thomas Rajan, Vice President of Global Talent and Total Rewards for American Airlines.
For the final episode of season one, we were joined by Arjun Dugal. He is the Chief Technology Officer for Financial Services at Capital One. In his position, Arjun oversees Technology and Data for the Financial Services division as well as DataLabs, Capital One's India office focused on building cutting-edge data products, and the Garage, Capital One's DFW innovation center. Arjun's organization is reimagining the auto finance business by leveraging machine learning, artificial...
This episode, we were joined by Faye Iosotaluno. She is the Chief Strategy Officer at Match Group. In her position, she oversees strategy, consumer research, and new business growth for their global portfolio of dating products such as Match, Tinder, OkCupid, and more. Prior to joining Match Group, Ms. Iosotaluno served as the Vice President of Strategy & Business Development at SoundCloud and the Vice President of Digital Business Development at Viacom Media Networks, among other...
With the New Year right around the corner, we took this episode to reflect on some of the best pieces of advice from Season 1. This episode features clips from interviews with Cynt Marshall (CEO, Dallas Mavericks), Dolf Berle (CEO, Topgolf), Stephen Bohanon (CSSO, Alkami Technology), and Dr. Sejal Hathi (Resident Physician, Massachusetts General Hospital).
This episode, we were joined by Carla Rosenberg, the Senior Vice President of Charity & Events Management at SPORTFIVE, a global sports and entertainment agency. In her role, Ms. Rosenberg provides philanthropic expertise to more than 250 athlete clients looking to build or enhance their charitable activities. She brings many years of experience in the sports industry, having previously worked at organizations such as the Texas Rangers, the Dallas Stars, and other agencies.
This episode, we were joined by Grant Moise. He serves as the eighth publisher of The Dallas Morning News, one of the top ten newspapers in the country. He has served as its publisher since February 2018, but is a veteran of The Dallas Morning News and its parent company, A.H. Belo, having previously served in a variety of leadership roles and has overseen business strategy, mergers and acquisitions, and monetization of its digital assets.
During this episode, we discussed a variety of...
Dr. Sejal Hathi is a primary care doctor at Massachusetts General Hospital and clinical fellow on the faculty of Harvard Medical School. Dr. Hathi has dedicated her career to serving vulnerable communities in the United States and globally - over the last decade, she founded and led two social enterprises advancing women’s rights and agency, which have served women across 6 continents and 100 countries. Dr. Hathi is also the host for Civic Rx, a podcast to inspire conversation about how to...
Stephen Bohanon is the co-founder and Chief Strategy and Sales Officer for Alkami Technology, an award winning digital banking software company. Stephen has an extensive financial services background including roles at Catalyst Consulting, Metavante, ACI Worldwide, and Advanced Financial Solutions. In 2009, he co-founded Alkami Technology, Inc., which he ran from his home and later an apartment turned office above a Coldstone Creamery for 9 years. Present-day Alkami has become a flourishing...
This episode, we were joined by Kelvin Smith, Executive Associate Commissioner - General Counsel at the Big 12 Conference. He has many years of experience in the field of sports, having previously served as the Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs for Learfield IMG College, one of the largest sports marketing companies. Kelvin is also a graduate of the Harvard Law School and Stanford University.
During this episode, Kelvin shared some of his experiences that led him to where he is...
This episode features Mandy Price. She is the co-founder and CEO of Kanarys, Inc., a technology platform that helps companies and their employees collaborate to create more diverse and inclusive workplaces. Prior to starting Kanarys, Ms. Price was a corporate attorney, and earned her law degree from the Harvard Law School.
During this episode, we discuss ways that you can get a true understanding of a company's culture, become more aware of issues related to diversity and inclusion, and...
This episode features Kevin Horan. He is the Chief Corporate Soul Officer at JSX. In his role, Kevin leads the Human Resources team focused on supporting its crew members, and leads many of JSX’s social impact initiatives. Kevin brings more than 30 years of experience in aviation, having held positions at carriers such as Pan American, American Airlines, and US Airways.
During this episode, we discuss how intern and entry-level candidates can stand out in the workplace, the importance of...
This episode features Dr. Victor Boschini. He is the Chancellor of Texas Christian University, a position which he has served in since 2003. Prior to his time at TCU, Dr. Boschini served as the President of Illinois State University, and has many years of experience in higher education.
During our conversation, we discussed how young people can maximize their college experience, take yourself out of your comfort zone to grow, and more.
This episode, I was joined by Andrea Williams. She is the Chief Operating Officer of the College Football Playoff and a veteran of the college sports space, having previously served as the Commissioner of the Big Sky Conference, the associate commissioner for the Big Ten Conference, and was the first director of the Big Ten football championship game.
During our conversation, we discussed topics such as seeking out feedback and constructive criticism, managing projects that can feel...
This episode features Cynt Marshall, CEO of the Dallas Mavericks, a position she’s served in since 2018. She is the first black female CEO in the NBA, and she has led the Mavericks organization to a number of successes, including making significant, positive changes to the workplace culture. Prior to being the CEO of the Mavericks, Cynt enjoyed a 36 year career at AT&T, which included a 4-year stint as the company’s Chief Diversity Officer.
During this episode, we discuss topics such as...
This episode features Dolf Berle, the CEO of Topgolf Entertainment Group, a global sports entertainment company. In his role, Mr. Berle is instrumental in driving strategic thought for the company and rallying the entire brand to connect people in meaningful ways. He has many years of experience as an executive, having previously served as the President and COO of Dave & Busters, the President of Lucky Strike Lanes, and the COO of House of Blues. Outside of his professional career, he is...
In this episode, we were joined by Jin-Ya Huang. She is the founder of Break Bread, Break Borders, a social enterprise that provides catering services and hires exclusively refugee women, empowers them economically, and promotes unity through storytelling and culture. For her work, she has been recognized as a Presidential Leadership Scholar. She is also a celebrated artist and designer, with years of experience working with fashion companies such as Fossil, jcpenney, and Neiman...
This episode, I was joined by Benjamin Vann. He is the CEO and Founder of Impact Ventures, a Dallas-based startup accelerator dedicated to eliminating social and economic barriers facing underestimated women and entrepreneurs of color. Mr. Vann brings over a decade of experience in corporate finance, banking, philanthropy, and public affairs, and is driven to mentoring students and other entrepreneurs.
During this episode, we discuss some of the challenges facing minorities pursuing...
This episode, I was joined by Christiana Yebra. She is the Chief Executive Officer of Vouch, a Dallas-grown dating app founded by Bachelorette alum, Sean Lowe. Christiana is a recognized thought leader on everything about millennial business and culture, and frequently champions causes related to women’s empowerment, especially in business and STEM-related fields.
During this episode, we discussed how to build meaningful connections with others, the importance of curating your online...
This episode, I was joined by Jeff Cheney. He is the Mayor of Frisco, Texas, a position which he has served in since 2017. Under his administration, Frisco was recognized as the fastest growing city in America and voted the #1 best place to live by Money Magazine. He is also a co-founder of the Cheney Group, a residential realty firm.
During this episode, we discussed the importance of prioritizing goals, how to accept feedback graciously, and more.
This episode, I was joined by Ossa Fisher. She is the President and Chief Operating Officer of Istation, an award-winning education technology company that serves over four million students across the world. Prior to becoming the President and COO, Ossa served as the Chief Marketing Officer of Istation, and has years of experience being a leader in the technology and finance sectors.
During this episode, we discuss setting goals and staying on top of them, elevating your personal brand,...