Riding the Big Wheel
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The Senior Boom and The Unspoken Stories of Aging Humanely
feat. Susan Ryan Part 1
This week on "Riding the Big Wheel," we're thrilled to welcome Susan Ryan, CEO of the Center of Innovation and the driving force behind The Green House Project. In the first installment of our two-part series on senior living within the healthcare landscape, Michelle and Susan delve into the nuances of assisted living. Together, they explore how The Green House Project stands out as a transformative approach, enabling seniors to lead enriched and fulfilling lives.
Mindset. Your Most Powerful Tool
feat. Ricky Kalmon
This week's guest on Riding the Big Wheel is Ricky Kalmon! Ricky Kalmon is a celebrity hypnotist, motivational speaker, mindset expert, and TV personality who he has amazed audiences around the world. In addition, he has made numerous special guest appearances on ESPN, Disney, Hallmark Channel, Fox, FX, E, TV Guide and Comedy Central. Ricky’s programs deliver top rated corporate entertainment at corporate events around the world. Also he is the author of the book "Leverage your Mindset". In today's podcast we break down what it really means to leverage your mindset and how starting with a growth mindset can change everything for the better in your personal and profressional journey of life.
Leveraging AI on the Job and In Your Life feat. Anita Nielsen
This week's guest on Riding the Big Wheel is Anita Nielsen! She is the author of the book 'Beat the Bots' and founder of LDK Advisory Service. She has over 10 years of experience advising sale reps through a constantly evolving sales environment. In addition, she is a member of the Advisory Board for the National Association of Women in Sales Leadership Forum. In this podcast, Michelle and Anita will dive into the role AI and emerging technologies play in the workforce and your personal life. Is AI really here to take your sales job? Can it help free up more time with family and loved ones? A changing world is scary, but is that really a bad thing? There's a lot to unpack in this topic, so sit back and relax as we continue to grow in our personal and professional journey of life.
Navigating Leadership in the Workplace feat. Annette Slidge
This week's guest on Riding the Big Wheel is Annette Slidge! She is the Head of Enterprise Integrated Strategic Clients at Global Payments. She has over 20 years of experience leading program initiatives and teams in account management and customer success. With such an extensive background, what has all this experience taught her? In this insightful conversation, we dive deep into topics ranging from the hybrid workforce, creating a diverse environment, and navigating leadership in the workplace. So sit back and relax as we continue to grow in our personal and professional journey of life.
Getting Comfortable with Change feat. Su-Yen Wong
This week's guest on Riding the Big Wheel is Su-Yen Wong! She is both a professor at the National University of Singapore and a senior advisor for HireQuotient and is a professional public speaker. Additionally, she is on the Board for the Singapore Institute of Directors, Yoma Strategic Holdings, and Kemin Industries. How does she have time for it all? In this jam-packed conversation, we dive into her professional life and cover her role as a senior advisor and the advice she often gives to leaders. Su-Yen leads professional individuals through transformational changes and personal branding. She has some awesome insight and I hope you enjoy the episode!
Short Takes: Remote Work feat. Dawn Ziegler
Welcome back to Short Takes - a segment where we release cuts from longer conversations I've had with inspirational women in business! This week I am talking with Dawn Ziegler, a 20-year veteran of EY, a leading global consulting firm. She is the director of business development and a go-to-market activation leader, and has been working from home long before it became the norm in business. In this conversation, we talk about this polarizing topic and cover her "success factors" for working from home, and much more!
What Failure Taught Me feat. Bailey Beeken Part 2
This is Part 2 of my conversation with Bailey Beeken! Bailey is President of Validated Learnings, LLC and what I like to call a "superconnector". Bailey's company hosts events and conferences - some of the biggest in the senior living industry. In this episode, we dive deeper into some challenges and opportunities within the senior living community, how to find your position in the workplace, knowing when it's time to make a change and more.
What Failure Taught Me feat. Bailey Beeken Part 1
Bailey Beeken is President of Validated Learnings, LLC and what I like to call a "superconnector". I had such a great conversation with Bailey, so great in fact, that this episode will be split into two parts - each jam-packed with interesting stories and engaging insights. In part 1 of our discussion, we talk about her transition from the corporate world to being a business owner, what the risks are in business ownership, and the role that curiosity, innovation, and passion play in the workplace.
How to Say No feat. Veronica Grigg
Veronica Grigg is President of SE Asia of Crawford & Company and a trailblazer in reinventing the insurance claims industry. In this podcast, we discuss the upside of taking risks and making change and how she keeps herself in top mental condition. We’ll also discuss the secret to saying “no” in a way that doesn’t offend and how it will help you to sustain yourself over the long haul to manage a successful and rewarding personal and professional career.
Short Takes: Where I Go For Information and News!
Welcome to Short Takes - a segment where I take a few minutes out of my day to share snippets from my favorite conversations with women in business or talk to you about a subject I'm passionate about! I hope you'll join me for a few minutes this week as I share with you some of my favorite sources for getting real, authentic news and staying up to date on relevant information.
Highlights: Authenticity, Reinvention, and Connections
Welcome back to Riding the Big Wheel! In this episode, I highlight stories from three conversations with very accomplished women in business. From the importance of connections to taking that big career step, I hope you will take a listen and start connecting with these wonderful women from all over the world. Tell us what you think and connect with me on LinkedIn! This is YOUR podcast and I want to hear from you.
Leadership in the Midst of Uncertainty feat. Joy Wilder Lybeer
I had the pleasure of discussing the qualities of sales leaders that really make a difference with Joy Wilder Lybeer, Chief Revenue Officer at Equifax. Joy had incredible personal and professional insight into separates a good leader from a GREAT one. Trust and confidence are just a few of the qualities that we dove into. Joy is an incredible insightful, not to mention an incredibly accomplished woman in business.
Why Affordable Housing Matters feat. Teresa Bazemore
My guest on today’s podcast is Teresa Bazemore, CEO and president of FHL Bank San Francisco. She has received prestigious industry honors throughout her career, including being named to Savoy magazine’s 2022 list of Most Influential Black Executives in Corporate America. Her current focus is on the role of affordable housing and community development in underserved communities and how they affect the overall health, safety, and well-being of cities, towns, and local neighborhoods
We'll Take Care of It Feat. Lori Henry
This week on Riding the Big Wheel, Michelle sat down with Lori Henry, the first female mayor of Roswell, Georgia and current CEO of H&B Print and Promotional Products. They discuss what it was like to lead a city through the pandemic, being put in the spotlight, and finding your calling.