Never Stop Learning: Author Interview with Bradley R. Staats

Regardless of your industry and how many years of formal education you have, you’ve probably realized that to stay relevant and promotable, you must keep learning. Bradley R. Staats, Professor at the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and global learning consultant to individuals and companies, teaches us how to do this more effectively in his book Never Stop Learning: Stay Relevant, Reinvent Yourself, and Thrive. Staats starts out by defining what he calls a “dynamic learner,” which is […]

Managing Up: Author Interview with Mary Abbajay

Mary Abbajay, author of Managing Up: How to Move Up, Win at Work, and Succeed with Any Type of Boss, understands the importance of getting along with your boss. As the president and founder of Careerstone Group, Mary has worked with individuals and companies for over 20 years to help develop effective leaders and organizations. Since Mary has seen firsthand that people leave bosses and not companies, she decided to write a different type of leadership book: one that doesn’t […]

The Book of Mistakes: Author Interview with Skip Prichard

Skip Prichard, author of The Book of Mistakes, is the CEO of the global library organization OCLC, and the former CEO of the Ingram Content Group, a large global publishing distributor and service provider. He was also one of the first CEOs to start blogging before it became the thing to do and has since become a renowned author and keynote speaker.   Alongside his impressive career, Skip was also on a personal journey of growth and interviewed and studied […]

The Right — And Wrong — Stuff: Author Interview with Carter Cast

Carter Cast got blindsided at a performance review early on in his career. As someone who up until then was considered senior management material, being informed by his boss at the time that he was stubborn, insubordinate, difficult, and needed to find another position in the company was the last thing he expected. Not wanting to leave on a bad note, Carter managed to find another role in the company and through much self-awareness and work, to change his ways […]

Type R: Transformative Resilience for Thriving in a Turbulent World — Author Interview with Ama and Stephanie Marston

Mother and daughter Stephanie and Ama Marston have overcome challenges that most would buckle under. And not only did they overcome them, but they used the hardship as an opportunity to grow and work with others to turn their challenges into opportunities in their own lives, leadership, and businesses, and in tackling today’s biggest global challenges. Stephanie, now a renowned psychotherapist and author, and Ama, a recognized leadership and strategy expert, teach us how we too can be this resilient […]