021: I wish I knew this… when taking over my first team, with Jordan Mendoza.

By Rob Fonte | 07/27/2020 | Comments Off on 021: I wish I knew this… when taking over my first team, with Jordan Mendoza.

Jordan Mendoza is the host of the Blaze Your Own Trail Podcast. As a sales and training professional, Jordan helps people discover their Myers-Briggs 4 letter type, taking them from self-awareness to coming up with their personal Leadership philosophy. In this episode, Jordan and I discuss the Myers-Briggs assessment, how it has impacted his leadership…

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020: Why leaders should be leveraging social media, with Amy Blaschka.

By Rob Fonte | 07/13/2020 | Comments Off on 020: Why leaders should be leveraging social media, with Amy Blaschka.

Amy Blaschka has made a career offering “stories as a service.” From her degree in film to her two and a half decades spent branding products, places, and people, to founding her writing practice, Amy has always understood the power of weaving an engaging tale. She helps leaders craft their stories to communicate and connect…

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019: Leadership on and off the ice with NHL legend, Brian Propp.

By Rob Fonte | 06/29/2020 | Comments Off on 019: Leadership on and off the ice with NHL legend, Brian Propp.

With the NHL playoffs set to come back next month, I was fortunate to sit down with a hockey legend. Brian Propp is a former National Hockey League All-Star, legendary Philadelphia Flyer, former sports broadcaster, entrepreneur, business relationship and development guru, and a philanthropist in his community.  Brian spent 15 years in the NHL, of…

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018: Investing in the Middle with TEDx Speaker, Bill Kieffer.

By Rob Fonte | 06/15/2020 | Comments Off on 018: Investing in the Middle with TEDx Speaker, Bill Kieffer.

In this Jam Session, I sit with Bill Kieffer, President and Chief Advisor of Kieffer and Associates, an advisory firm focused on optimizing talent capabilities for individuals and organizations. Prior to opening up his firm, Bill spent 20 years working in a variety of roles associated with human resources, such as organizational development, and global…

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017: A Psychotherapists’ take on Leadership and Emotional Intelligence, with Jason Ross.

By Rob Fonte | 05/25/2020 | Comments Off on 017: A Psychotherapists’ take on Leadership and Emotional Intelligence, with Jason Ross.

In this Jam Session, I sit with Jason Ross, a psychotherapist who specializes in parenting, relationships, trauma, substance abuse, and wellness. I thought it’d be a great idea to sit down with Jason and get his perspective on leadership from the psychotherapist point of view. We also talk about any advice or guidance that Jason…

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016: Management Mess to Leadership Success, with Scott J. Miller

By Rob Fonte | 05/11/2020 | Comments Off on 016: Management Mess to Leadership Success, with Scott J. Miller

In this Jam Session, I sit with Scott J. Miller. Scott has been with FranklinCovey for more than 20 years and serves as the Executive Vice President of Thought Leadership. He is the host of On Leadership with Scott Miller, a weekly leadership webcast, podcast, and newsletter featuring interviews with renowned business titans, authors and…

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015: Leading a company through a crisis, while leading through your own, with Jeff Harris.

By Rob Fonte | 04/26/2020 | Comments Off on 015: Leading a company through a crisis, while leading through your own, with Jeff Harris.

In this Jam Session, I sit with Jeff Harris. Jeff is a successful C-Suite leader with a track record for turning around struggling companies. Jeff shares a story of how he leads a company based in New Zealand through a crisis from his home office in Colorado, all while dealing with his own personal health…

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014: Leadership lessons from the housing market crash of 2008, with Mark Scuderi.

By Rob Fonte | 04/10/2020 | Comments Off on 014: Leadership lessons from the housing market crash of 2008, with Mark Scuderi.

In this Jam Session, I sit with a successful entrepreneur, Mark Scuderi. Mark shares a story of how his business survived the housing market crash of 2008, and how he came out of it stronger, both professionally and personally. This episode was recorded just prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, and while the housing market crash…

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013: Are Leaders Born or Are They Made? With Major General (ret.) Craig B. Whelden

By Rob Fonte | 03/22/2020 | Comments Off on 013: Are Leaders Born or Are They Made? With Major General (ret.) Craig B. Whelden

In this next Jam Session, I sit with Major General (ret.) Craig Whelden. General Whelden spent 30 years in the U.S. Army, followed by seven in the private sector, and another nine as a member of the Senior Executive Service (SES) with the U.S. Marine Corps. He is also a motivational speaker on leadership and…

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012: So You Think You Have Self-Awareness? Think Again. With Jennifer Judy Caldwell and Paul Catanzaro

By Rob Fonte | 03/09/2020 | Comments Off on 012: So You Think You Have Self-Awareness? Think Again. With Jennifer Judy Caldwell and Paul Catanzaro

In this next Jam Session, I sit with Jennifer Judy Caldwell and Paul Catanzaro. Paul has held positions in sales training and is currently a district sales manager. Jennifer has held leadership positions in sales, commercial training, planning and operations, and recently started her own strategic training design consulting firm. We tackle the topic of…

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