For Laurence “Larry” Minsky, he learns by writing. When he gets curious about what’s coming down the pike he does research that may lead to a blog post that may grow into an article that ends up as a published book. Or, 8 books plus one on the way to be more specific. With technology changing every day, Larry shares his tricks to staying relevant and even recognizing trends before they happen.
“I’m always scared” said Colleen Fahey, who has nevertheless shied away from bold decisions and traveling the world as a global leader. When she hears younger women leaders saying they’re not ready, “not yet perfect,” she encourages them to forget the fear and surge ahead. As she has done and continues to do across her lifespan.”
Janet has been working nationwide as an Investigator for Showing Animals Respect and Kindness (SHARK) for the past 16 years. SHARK specializes in using the latest technology to document and expose animal cruelty and works to stop it; including the passing of anti-cruelty laws.
My favorite co-host Wendy Swart Grossman of Creative RE/FRAME joins me to welcome guest Nitasha Manchanda, host of the podcast The Indian Edit.
Donna Smith Bellinger is the founder of Sales Manager on Demand. Referred by past guest, author Steve Bellinger (who doesn’t love a couple who are so proud of each other!) and willing to indulge Deanna’s wariness of the sudden explosion of business and life coaches.
It all started when Dahlia’s dad gave her a hard time about getting her allowance. “I’ll just make my own money,” she thought. For Dahlia Fahmy, that means being the founder and owner of one of the largest woman-owned physical therapy practices in Chicagoland, Sports and Ortho Physical Therapy. See how she transforms lives and keeps people at the top of their game with deep knowledge and industry innovation.
Tammera L. Holmes combines her passion for aviation with business savvy and corporate partners for a solid pipeline from a first taste of flying to a career in aviation. And WOW, how she gets things done!
“I’m it for the long haul,” says Scott Silberstein, co-founder and executive producer of HMS Media, a 20-time Emmy Award winning media production company. 33 years long and still going strong, Silberstein talks about entrepreneurship, staying the course and how that continues to fuel growth and what’s still to come.
The legendary Mister Kelly’s visionary owners George and Oscar Marienthal smashed color and gender barriers to put fresh, irreverent voices in the spotlight in the 50s, 60s, and ’70s. George’s son David shares how he went on a quest to collect the memories, captured in his new documentary, Mr. Kelly’s Chicago.
“There’s good and bad with every job” is something we’re led to believe is a sold fact of life. Marc Warzecha, former Second City writer, actor, improviser says “that’s not true!” He turned in some of his hats (and reconciled that he could be successful without being famous), followed his passion and founded The Sketch School, the only training ground dedicated exclusively to sketch and shortform comedy, available online from anywhere in the world.