Posts Tagged ‘leadership’

Advance your career, stand out as a leader, and LIKE your life. This week on Your Financial Editor.

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

It is difficult to achieve radical professional success, while achieving personal happiness, yet is IS possible.  Join me this week and I’ll be talking with my guest, Patty Azzarello who will give us 3 practical steps to achieve both.


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About this week’s guest:

Patty Azzarello is an executive with more than 25+ years of experience working in high tech and business. She has held leadership roles in General Management, Marketing, Software Product Development and Sales. She has been successful in running and transforming large and small businesses, and has significant international management experience.

Patty Azzarello became the youngest general manager at HP at the age of 33. She ran a $1B software business at the age of 35 and became a CEO for the first time at the age of 38 (without turning into a self-centered, miserable jerk).
Patty was recently featured in Forbes magazine in a column called Women We Love.

Patty’s prior roles have included: Vice President and General Manager of HP OpenView, Chief Marketing Officer for Siebel Systems, and President and CEO of Euclid Software.

Patty Azzarello is the founder of Azzarello Group, which works with CEOs and leadership teams to help their businesses (and people) get better at what they do. She is the author of the best selling book RISE: 3 Practical Steps to Advancing Your Career, Standing Out as a Leader (and Liking Your Life).

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Create a culture of belief and get BIG results! This week on Your Financial Editor.

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

In the highest-performing teams and companies, managers create a “culture of belief,” following seven essential steps of leadership.  Find out what these steps that generate big results are on this week’s show.  My guest, Chester Elton, author of All In, will explain how to create a distinctive culture that will enable and energize employees to amazing heights!

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About this week’s guest:

Called the “apostle of appreciation,” by the Globe and Mail, Canada’s largest newspaper, and “creative and refreshing” by the New York Times, Chester Elton is co-author of several successful leadership books and is an in-demand speaker the world over.

Elton’s books have been translated into over 20 languages and have sold more than a million copies worldwide. The Carrot Principle by Simon & Schuster has been a regular New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller, and 24-Carrot Manager has been called a “must read for modern-day managers” by Larry King of CNN. The Orange Revolution was the number one selling business book in the United States according to the Wall Street Journal.

As a motivation expert, Chester has been featured in The Financial Times,Washington PostFast Company and the New York Times. He has been featured on 60 Minutes, CNN, ABC’s Money Matters, MSNBC and National Public Radio.

Chester has spoken to delighted audiences from Seattle to Singapore and from Toronto to Istanbul. He holds the acclaim of being the highest rated speaker at the national Society for Human Resource Management annual conference (Bill Cosby was the number-two rated speaker). He serves as an employee engagement consultant to firms such as Pepsi, American Express, Madison Square Garden, Avis Budget Group and Texas Roadhouse.

However, he is most proud to be the father of four exceptional children.


Chester can be reached via email at or by phone at 908-230-0988.

At the top of every organization chart lies a myth…this week on Your Financial Editor.

Friday, February 17th, 2012

The reality of the “senior management” in a lot of organizations is that critical decisions are typically made by the boss and a small group of confidants—a “team with no name”—outside of formal processes. Meanwhile, other members of the management team wonder why they weren’t in the room or even consulted ahead of time. The dysfunction that results from this gap between myth and reality has led to years of unproductive team building exercises.  Join me this week, and my guest will that the problems of many big corporations are ones of process and structure, not psychology.

Tune in this Saturday morning at 8am on AM 930 WFMD, or listen from your pc by logging onto WFMD’s website and click the listen live button.

About this week’s guest:

Bob Frisch

Managing Partner Strategic Offsites Group Author

Bob Frisch Bob Frisch, the managing partner of the Strategic Offsites Group, is the author of three Harvard Business Review articles: “Off-Sites That Work,” “When Teams Can’t Decide,” and “Who Really Makes the Big Decisions in Your Company.” His first book, Who’s In the Room? How Great Leaders Structure and Manage the Teams Around Them was recently published by Jossey-Bass/Wiley.

Power – why do some people have it, and some people don’t? This week on Your Financial Editor!

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

Power…some people dream about it , others achieve it on a grand scale and some gain it and then lose it in a big way.  Join Chris this week as he and his guest, Professor Jeffrey Pfeffer of Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business, discuss how power is successfully built, managed and sustained within organizations.  Professor Pfeffer has written a book, Power, based on decades of insight, observation and research that will be an essential manual and new standard in the field of leadership and management.

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About the Author:

Jeffrey Pfeffer is the Thomas D. Dee II Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, where he has taught since 1979.  He is the author or coauthor of thirteen books, and has also held visiting professorships at the Harvard Business School, London Business School, IESE Business School in Spain, and other institutions.