We Need to Talk: A Memoir About Wealth01:00:55
A deeply personal story exploring how financial success can impact friendships, children, charity and family. An honest look at what it's really like to have a lot of money.
All Stages of Entrepreneurship with Barbara B. Roberts48:57
As a speaker and writer on all stages of entrepreneurship from startup through growth, exiting and reinvention, Barbara’s work builds on her personal experience as a Wall Street executive, serial entrepreneur and Entrepreneur in Residence at Columbia Business School and Hofstra University. Trained as an economist, Barbara began her career on Wall Street, where she became one of the first women on the board of Dean Witter. She then became a serial entrepreneur and partnered with two families, transforming their companies for sale or merger as president: FPG International, now part of Getty Images; also, Acoustiguide, which is now Espro Acoustiguide. Acknowledging the recurring difficulty exits bring, after her exit from Acoustiguide, she studied the process of transition and renewal coaching at the Hudson Institute of Santa Barbara and the art of facilitation and mediation. She then became NY chair of Tiger 21 and the Women Presidents Organization. Barbara’s work in education includes, founder of the Columbia Business School summer start up program, adjunct professor, and Entrepreneur in Residence at Columbia Business School and Hofstra University. An advocate for entrepreneurs, privately help businesses and farmers, Barbara served as Chair of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Business and Agricultural Advisory Board, on the board of the 14th Street Local Development Corporation and as a long-time member of the Suffolk County, NY Planning Commission. She has also helped launch and lead numerous organizations active in the promotion of economic development of women. Barbara is the lead author of two Columbia Business School whitepapers, Life after an Exit: How Entrepreneurs Transition to the Next Stage and The Owner’s Journey: Experiences shared and lessons learned from entrepreneurs who successfully sold or transferred their businesses to family members. Barbara works as a consultant, coach and board member for privately held companies. She lives and works in Sag Harbor and New York, NY.
The Leader's Guide to Unconscious Bias50:50
Pamela Fuller, Chief Thought Leader for FranklinCovey and a former diversity analyst for the US Department of Defense joins the show to talk about how companies are reframing bias, cultivating connections and create high-performance teams. A very timely show for 2020 and the Social Justice movements of our time.
John Rzeznik, Lead singer "The Goo Goo Dolls"01:00:05
For my final episode of 2020 we bring you a very special episode with John Rzeznik, lead singer of The Goo Goo Dolls who have released their first Christmas album "It's Christmas All Over". John sings a song from the record and we have a very honest and frank conversation about the music industry and the financial side as well as the creative.
Raj Bhakta, Founder Whistlepig Rye and Bhakta50 Brandy41:23
Raj Bhakta a well established entrepreneur as the founder of one of the most popular rye whiskey brand WhistlePig joins the show to talk about his journey from being a game show contestant, to running for Congress to his huge success with WhistlePig. Now in his latest venture, Bhakta Sprits which is run from his Bhakta Farms and recently purchased Green Mountain College in Vermont. Bhakta50, an Armagnac (French Brandy) is now out and quite frankly exquisite in taste and presentation. It also is the ability to taste history. Enjoy the conversation!