culture

Ep. 44 - Unexpected Entrepreneurs: How a Passion for Storytelling & Experimentation Built a Successful Podcast Business - with Cody Boyce, Hayden Lee, & Ben Gregson

Hear from the people behind the scenes of the Strategic Momentum Podcast -- the founder and first few employees of Crate Media, the podcast production company formerly known as Podcast Masters. In this episode, Founder Cody Boyce, Hayden Lee and Ben Gregson share their challenges, lessons learned in building a business, and the fuel that keeps them going. Because in the end, it’s a business built on their passions.

Ep. 42 - Driving Business Momentum Through Kindness & Altruism with John Newtson, Beth Freedman, John Keeling, Dan Yu, Dr. Phil Zimbardo, and Dr. Richard Shuster

I recently published an article on Thrive Global about altruism, kindness and business after hearing several of my guests mention kindness in their advice for breaking through business inertia. In this episode, I revisit  these interviews to explore the valuable points these guests have made - because being kind and helpful is simply good business sense.

Ep. 31 - A Culture of Experimentation: Fuel for a Mission-Driven Business - with Joseph Ney

Joseph Ney and his partners have built Reingold into a leading marketing and communications firm servicing the private sector. It took continuous experimentation, evolution, and an opportunity mindset to get to where they are today. And of course, they are they are still tweaking. But through it all, they were always mission-focused – not only for their clients but for themselves.

Ep. 19 - Prioritizing People Development to Propel You and Your Business Forward - with Beth Freedman

Beth Freedman is the Managing Director of gyro:UK, a leading global B2B creative agency, and has spent her career working for some of the biggest agencies in the world, including Saatchi & Saatchi and Fallon.

Beth believes real business momentum happens when service-based businesses invest in the growth and development of their people. It’s the human part of the business that agencies often forget. She attributes her own upward mobility to those who nurtured her talents throughout her career. And  as a result, it is an imperative that she is championing in her leadership role today.

Ep. 8 - Digital Transformation = Business Transformation

The Digital Revolution has brought about fundamental changes in the way businesses operate inside and out much like the Industrial Revolution. As a result, organizations have to undertake a ‘digital transformation,’ which often requires rethinking the business itself.

Mike Renner, CEO of MPRE Digital, has over 20 years of executive management experience leading technology services and consulting companies that focus on aligning everything within a business to create exceptional value around technology.

Ep. 5 - Agile Transformation & The Government: Changing Culture & Process

Will Choi is the President and CEO of VerticalApps, an IT consulting company focused on facilitating the agile transformation of the federal government. Will took a risk by leaving the private sector to launch his own business in 2010, but he is an entrepreneur at heart – and with that comes the desire to take risks and change the game.