Podcast2019-01-05T12:49:22-04:00

The Boardroom Metrics Catalyst Podcast

The founders of Boardroom Metrics tap into their network of leaders, professionals, entrepreneurs, freelancers and friends for wide-ranging insights on business, corporate governance and strategy.

Visions of Chocolate and Trust

In this Podcast:
Vision Framework. Doug helps Karen and Jim get clear on their business.
Also:
– a colleague flips out on being ordered back to the office
– Doug digs into the business of Pokemon Go
– Karen gets sweet on Chocolate World
– Jim works at speakING properly

Links to some of our Podcast topics covered today:

– S. Truett Cathy, Founder of Chic-fil-A:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S._Truett_Cathy
– S. Truett Cathy, book on Amazon:
https://www.amazon.ca/Generosity-Factor-Discover-Giving-Treasure/dp/0310324998

– Hershey Pennsylvania: http://www.hersheypa.com/

– Hershey’s Chocolate World: http://www.hersheys.com/chocolateworld/chocolate-tour

– From Good to Great by Jim Collins: https://www.amazon.ca/Good-Great-Some-Companies-Others/dp/0066620996

Participants:
Jim Crocker – Chair of Boardroom Metrics, Toronto
Karen McElroy – CEO Boardroom Metrics, Toronto
Doug Fisher – Accomplished Executive, Executive Coach, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Masterminds and Pokemon


In this Podcast:

The value of a Mastermind group isn’t just the advice – and the surprise in Pokemon isn’t just the game.

Jim Crocker – Chair of Boardroom Metrics, Toronto
Karen McElroy – CEO Boardroom Metrics, Toronto
Doug Fisher – Accomplished Executive, Executive Coach, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Summary: The value of a Mastermind group isn’t just the advice and the surprise in Pokemon isn’t just the game. Topics include:
–    The peer (not beer) advantages of a virtual Mastermind Group
–    Karen’s article ‘Why RFP’s are the Ultimate Business Document’
–    Mailbag: How to hire people who are as good as they seem in the interview and what’s the value of a job description
–    Karen opens up to door-to-door sales
–    Another great book from Doug
–    Jim joins the Pokemon crowd
–    A shout out to @impact_events for their Beerfest tweeting and @CWHM for their airshow tweeting
Links:
Karen’s article on the value of RFP’s
http://www.boardroommetrics.com/blog/why-rfps-are-the-ultimate-business-document-20141119.htm
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
https://www.cliffsnotes.com/literature/a/the-alchemist/book-summary
Jim’s tweet on what he learned from Pokemon https://twitter.com/jimcrocker/status/755737870112059392
@impact_events Twitter https://twitter.com/Impact_Events
@CWHM (Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum) Twitter https://twitter.com/CWHM

Technology at the Midway

Jim Crocker – Chair of Boardroom Metrics
Karen McElroy – CEO Boardroom Metrics
Doug Fisher – Accomplished Executive, Executive Coach

Summary: IT, Millennials and Professional branding. Karen worries that the midway is falling behind the times.

Topics include:
– Doug on translating experience into podcasts and blogs
– Karen on professional branding and the need to ‘narrow, not widen the net’
– Jim on developing a new website and bridging two audiences
– The Mailbox – A CEO wonders how to evaluate her IT
– Article of the week: Doug’s blog on hiring Millennials
– Boardroom Banter – storied resumes, a culture book and Blackberry falls

Links:

The Alliance by Reid Hoffman of Linkedin   http://www.theallianceframework.com/

Doug’s blog on hiring millennials  http://www.boardroommetrics.com/blog/millennial-20160705.htm

Culture at Work by Andrew Moore  https://www.amazon.com/Culture-at-Work-Andrew-Moore/dp/098756790X

This Week in Tech Podcast with Leo Laporte  https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech/episodes/570?autostart=false

 

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