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Episode 467: Management & Strategy

Episode 467 originally broadcast on May 17, 2014

Leisa interviews talent management, recruiting and corporate strategy expert Dr. Dana Ardi, founder and CEO of Corporate Anthropology Advisors. In our vignettes, Leisa chats with Elizabeth Killinger, NRG Texas Retail and Reliant; Russ visits with Consul General Nozomu Takaoka of Japan; and Robin discusses branding with Steven Ward, FMC Technologies.

School of Business 5/17/2014

Russ and John host the show for the BusinessMakers, the innovators and the entrepreneurs. We might as well do this, and we just keep on giving. Includes: our Quote of the Week—a right-on comment from former hippie P.J. O’Rourke; This Week in Business History includes game-changing innovation like bifocal glasses, blue jeans and the Wright Brothers’ flying machine; the Jargon Challenge Round—trendy technospeak you don’t know, but should; and Great Moments in Business History—We toot our own horn!

Dr. Dana Ardi - Corp. Anthropology Adv.

Leisa interviews Dr. Dana Ardi, Ph.D. founder and CEO of business management firm Corporate Anthropology Advisors. Dr. Ardi built her consulting firm around the term “corporate anthropology,” which refers to a company’s culture, personnel, interpersonal relationships and holistic attitude. Her latest book, “The Fall of the Alphas,” explains her philosophy.

Brandonomics from Savage - Steven Ward

How do you keep it alive after the launch? Robin Tooms discusses internal branding programs with Steven Ward, corporate director of HSE for FMC Technologies.

Women Mean Business - Elizabeth Killinger

Extraordinary career advice from another extraordinary woman. Leisa Holland-Nelson chats with Elizabeth Killinger, president, NRG Texas Retail and Reliant.

PKF Texas: The Entrepreneur’s Playbook® - Nozomu Takaoka

Russ is at PKF’s Coffee with the Consuls. Consul General Nozomu Takaoka of Japan discusses trade, economic ties and business opportunities between Japan and Houston.

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