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Latest 28 Jan 2023 | Updated Daily

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54: Riding Shotgun: Best Practices of Successful COOs, with Nate Bennett, Ph.D., Professor, J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University

The Gary Bisbee Show

Meet Nate Bennett Ph.D.:Nate Bennett Ph.D. is a professor of management and the faculty director of the EMBA program with the J. Mack Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University. He is co-author of two books, “Riding Shotgun: The Role of the COO” and “Your Career Game:  How Game Theory Can Help You Achieve Your Professional Goals.” He is also a contributor to the Harvard Business Review, Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek.com and Forbes.com. He received his Ph.D. in Management from the Georgia Institute of Technology.Key Insights:                                                                                             The COO is an underutilized member of the c-suite. Nate Bennett, Ph.D. is a leading author and researcher of the role and shares best practices of successful COOs.COO Configurations. Professor Bennett found that there are seven types of COOs. The most common is the executor. While the CEO is focused on anticipation and looking to the future, this COO type drives performance and ensures strategy is executed efficiently. (3:49)The Evolving COO Role. The COO role has evolved over the last few decades. It is a competitive advantage for COOs to be savvier about finance, technology, big data, talent management, and globalization. Additionally, Professor Bennett points out there’s been a rise in stakeholder perspective, rather than traditional shareholder perspective. (19:37)Your Career as Rock Climbing. Career progression is less like a ladder, and more like rock climbing. Sometimes your choices will seem like sideways, diagonal, or even downward movements. It is important to be agile, and continue to invest in yourself to create a more compelling value proposition for your next employer. (36:04)Relevant Links: Check out Dr. Bennett’s websiteCheck out Dr. Bennett’s booksRead his contributions on Leadership Strategy for Forbes


17 Mar 2022

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Season 2, Ep. 3: Nate Bennett, Chief Diversity Officer and Senior Vice President, Head of Talent Acquisition, Comerica Bank

Inforum's Meet Him

In this episode we are joined by Nate Bennett, Chief Diversity Officer and Senior Vice President, Head of Talent Acquisition, Comerica Bank. Nate discusses the differences between diversity, inclusion and equity in his organization, what it takes to be an ally, and how he has helped diversify his organization. 


5 Feb 2021

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Readying millennials for the C-suite (w/ Nate Bennett)

Demystifying Organizations

Nate Bennett, Ph.D., is a professor of management and the faculty director of Georgia State University’s executive MBA program. He has published in many widely read resources for managers including the Harvard Business Review, Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek.com and Forbes.com. He is co-author of two books, Riding Shotgun: The Role of the COO and Your Career Game: How Game Theory Can Help You Achieve Your Professional Goals.  We discuss his recent article “Readying millennials for the C-suite.”


28 May 2020

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26. Nostalgic/Coping with Nate Bennett

James Crowley's Infinite Playlist

This week. I sat down with Nate Bennett to talk about the music that makes us nostalgic and sometimes we use to cope. Go check out On The Impossible Pod: http://linktr.ee/otipod Nate's Playlist: Metallica-Enter Sandman System of a Down-Chop Suey! Linkin Park-Faint The Beatles-Here Comes the Sun Red Hot Chili Peppers-Snow (Hey Oh) MGMT-Kids Motion City Soundtrack-Everything is Alright Brand New-The Quiet Things that No One Ever Knows James' Playlist: Marilyn Manson-Minute of Decay Nirvana-Pennyroyal Tea Radiohead-High & Dry Ice Nine Kills-The Simple Act of Giving Up Real Friends-Summer (Acoustic) My Chemical Romance-I Don't Love You Green Day-Whatsername Bowling for Soup-When We Die Follow Nate on Instagram: @bnetts007 Follow me on Instagram: @jamespcrowley Twitter: @jamespcrowley68 jamespcrowley.com Get tickets: https://www.ticketweb.com/event/jaye-mcbride-erin-harkes-james-laugh-it-up-comedy-club-tickets/9811785?REFID=clientsitewp Music: https://www.bensound.com/royalty-free-music


26 Dec 2019

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QUINNSPIRACY: EPISODE FOUR- UFOs?? W/ Nate Bennett & Erin McLaughlin


In this Episode of QUINNSPIRACY, I venture to Bergen County, N.J. to hang with fellow comedians Nate Bennett and Erin McLaughlin. In this short episode, we find out that Nate Bennett does believe in UFO's to some capacity, but does not believe in Ghosts??....BOO!! Take a listen and have some laughs with us.  And for the record...I do not hope Nate gets eaten by a Grey Alien. As always all feedback and comments are welcome. 


19 Nov 2019

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True K Podcast 37: Nuevo Yoga with Nate Bennett

Ask Them Anything

@bnetts007 and I teach you some modern yoga positions. Watch the video here: https://www.instagram.com/tv/B3DpqROhZ59/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link


1 Oct 2019

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103: Faggofication with Nate Bennett

Story Time with Dave

On this episode Nate and I discuss some philosophical stuff and we had a really good conversation mostly about Thus Spoke Zarathustra. Plenty of funny moments, and I also coined the term faggofication so this was a pretty big day for me.


2 Sep 2019

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#15 - Plane Crash Survival w/ Nate Bennett

7th Street Podcast

Today we spoke with Nate Bennett, an Eagle Scout and our great friend! We discuss Nate's recent Triathlon, the brain, survival situations, next steps for humankind, and meditation. Nate's IG: www.instagram.com/natethegreat_311/ Intro/Outro Music: @treyxhouston Email: seventhstreetpodcast@gmail.com survivalplanecrashcivilizationbrainneurosciencemeditationtriathlonhumanalienvotingpolitics

1hr 32mins

21 Aug 2019

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Podcast #47 (Education) (Nate Bennett) (The Science Tequila Expert)

The Dr. Lip Podcast

Podcast #47 (Education) (Nate Bennett) (The Science Tequila Expert)


11 Jun 2018

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Podcast #15 (Careers) (Nate Bennett) (Electrical Engineer)

The Dr. Lip Podcast

Podcast #15 (Careers) (Nate Bennett) (Electrical Engineer)


7 Mar 2018