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Leadership and Business

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Rank #76 in Management category

Business
Education
Management
How To
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William & Mary’s rich history of educating leaders continues at the Center for Corporate Education (CCE) where today’s business leaders learn how to tackle tough business challenges. Whether you are an established executive or an emerging professional, the CCE is committed to providing you with quality education that offers fresh ideas and new professional skills to give you and your organization a competitive advantage. Our weekly podcast highlights the latest and best thinking from corporate executives, entrepreneurs, consultants, and thought leaders from around the world. Our guests share the strategies, tactics and keen insights to make you a more effective leader, communicator, and professional. Find us at wmleadership.com.

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William & Mary’s rich history of educating leaders continues at the Center for Corporate Education (CCE) where today’s business leaders learn how to tackle tough business challenges. Whether you are an established executive or an emerging professional, the CCE is committed to providing you with quality education that offers fresh ideas and new professional skills to give you and your organization a competitive advantage. Our weekly podcast highlights the latest and best thinking from corporate executives, entrepreneurs, consultants, and thought leaders from around the world. Our guests share the strategies, tactics and keen insights to make you a more effective leader, communicator, and professional. Find us at wmleadership.com.

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Excellent series, valuable advice

By Grojnarator - Apr 26 2016
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Very valuable advice on a weekly basis. This podcast series has only top-notch guests.

Great podcast!

By kelleywhite - Sep 16 2015
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Very informative and very entertaining. I really enjoyed listening to it. Excited to hear more!

iTunes Ratings

46 Ratings
Average Ratings
38
4
2
0
2

Excellent series, valuable advice

By Grojnarator - Apr 26 2016
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Very valuable advice on a weekly basis. This podcast series has only top-notch guests.

Great podcast!

By kelleywhite - Sep 16 2015
Read more
Very informative and very entertaining. I really enjoyed listening to it. Excited to hear more!

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Leadership and Business

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William & Mary’s rich history of educating leaders continues at the Center for Corporate Education (CCE) where today’s business leaders learn how to tackle tough business challenges. Whether you are an established executive or an emerging professional, the CCE is committed to providing you with quality education that offers fresh ideas and new professional skills to give you and your organization a competitive advantage. Our weekly podcast highlights the latest and best thinking from corporate executives, entrepreneurs, consultants, and thought leaders from around the world. Our guests share the strategies, tactics and keen insights to make you a more effective leader, communicator, and professional. Find us at wmleadership.com.

Rank #1: 54 Bob Williams - Pillars of Leadership

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For some professionals, the ultimate goal is to serve as a leader that makes an impact on the world, customers, and people within their company. Recent graduates of the Flex MBA program at the Raymond A. Mason School of Business at William & Mary heard from Bob Williams, a clinical lecturer at the school. He teaches leadership and we sat down with him to talk about what it means to be a leader today.

Learn how the William and Mary Center for Corporate Education can help you and your organization develop your top talent through customized executive education and professional development programs. Visit us at www.wmleadership.com. Thank you for listening.

Aug 30 2016

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Rank #2: 27 Bob Williams - Leading vs. Managing

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Successful organizations need both leaders and managers. The skill sets of each of these roles varies greatly, and each one requires a different type of person. Bob Williams has had a long career in leadership positions, and now teaches leadership and management to corporate clients and business students alike. Listen in to learn the characteristics of leaders and managers and why both are important to organizations.

Learn how the William and Mary Center for Corporate Education can help you and your organization develop your top talent through customized executive education and professional development programs. Visit us at www.wmleadership.com. Thank you for listening.

Feb 16 2016

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Rank #3: 31 David Friedman - Building Positive Culture

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You may have been a part of some great organizations in your career, and maybe some not-so-great ones. Company culture plays a major role in how great an organization can be, and David Friedman helps companies and organizations build positive company culture. He’s the author of Fundamentally Better: Building a Culture of Success Through Organizational Values, and he chats with us about the fundamental behaviors and culture that make some organizations great.

Learn how the William and Mary Center for Corporate Education can help you and your organization develop your top talent through customized executive education and professional development programs. Visit us at www.wmleadership.com. Thank you for listening.

Mar 15 2016

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Rank #4: 71 Robert Gates - A Passion for Leadership

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One of the toughest leadership challenges is being at the helm of a big institution. Whether civic or private, bureaucracies often move at a snail’s pace, and it takes a special leader with special qualities to drive change and improvement. Former Director of the CIA and Secretary of Defense Robert Gates says large companies can be transformed, and explains how in his book “A Passion for Leadership.” Dr. Gates joins us today to share his advice on successful leadership.

Learn how the William and Mary Center for Corporate Education can help you and your organization develop your top talent through customized executive education and professional development programs. Visit us at www.wmleadership.com. Thank you for listening.

Feb 14 2017

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Rank #5: 94 Bill Crawford - The CEO

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What makes an effective CEO effective? For Bill Crawford, CEO of United Bank, it means realizing you don’t have to know the answer. Instead, you need to know where to find it. Crawford credits much of his success to the talented people with whom he surrounds himself. He’s quick to say he’s far from the smartest person in the room. Thanks to his leadership and round-table culture, where everyone’s encouraged to participate, United Bank has gone from $1.7 billion to $7 billion in assets. As CEO, Crawford focuses on helping employees and customers succeed. He also has a real passion for banking - one that began in college. He joins us today to discuss the role of the CEO, how he approaches his position, and how people make the difference. 

Learn how the William and Mary Center for Corporate Education can help you and your organization develop your top talent through customized executive education and professional development programs. Visit us at www.wmleadership.com. Thank you for listening.

Sep 29 2017

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Rank #6: 64 Matt Williams - Leading a Good and Tough Culture

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Some of the best organizations in the world have some of the best cultures. An effective organizational culture will attract the best professionals who generate world class results. One such organization is the Martin Agency, one of the top full-service agencies in the world, headquartered in Richmond, Virginia. CEO Matt Williams joins us today to discuss advertising, leading creative professionals, and the agency’s good and tough culture.

Learn how the William and Mary Center for Corporate Education can help you and your organization develop your top talent through customized executive education and professional development programs. Visit us at www.wmleadership.com. Thank you for listening.

Dec 06 2016

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Rank #7: 114 Kelly Grier - Leading on a Large Scale

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If you lead a team, whether it’s a team of two or twenty-two, you know leadership is challenging work. Well imagine leading a team of tens of thousands of people spread across the world. Kelly Grier is US Chairman and Managing Partner and America’s Managing Partner for EY. She leads over 70,000 professionals in 31 countries with annual revenue of $15.6 billion. She’s been with EY for 28 years. Grier recently visited William & Mary where she spoke at the annual Women’s Stock Pitch and Leadership Summit. She took time to sit down with us and she shared her thoughts on leadership, advice for young professionals, and how EY creates and maintains its special culture.

Learn how the William and Mary Center for Corporate Education can help you and your organization develop your top talent through customized executive education and professional development programs. Visit us at www.wmleadership.com. Thank you for listening.

Apr 17 2019

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Rank #8: 110 Kathrine Kimball - The Successful Professional

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As thousands of new college graduates begin their careers this summer, many hope they can find a successful professional whom they can emulate. For young business women, Kathrine Kimball has proven to be a popular role model. Kimball began her career in transfer pricing in 1993. Since then, she has advised clients all over the world as she worked for Deloitte, EY and CRA. Just last year she founded Aptis Global. Less than 12 months later, the International Tax Revue named it Best Newcomer Firm of the Year. In March, Kimball visited William & Mary for the Women’s Stock Pitch Competition and Leadership Summit, hosted by the business school and the Bowley Center for Excellence in Finance. After interacting with students there, she sat down with us to talk about her career and, among other things, the importance of re-inventing yourself, handling difficult situations, and mentoring and helping others.

Learn how the William and Mary Center for Corporate Education can help you and your organization develop your top talent through customized executive education and professional development programs. Visit us at www.wmleadership.com. Thank you for listening.

May 22 2018

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Rank #9: 89 Mike Petters - Leading the Large Organization

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This week we wrap up our Summer Look Back series where we’ve been replaying our four most popular episodes from the past twelve months. Today’s episode was originally posted in November and features a conversation with Mike Petters, CEO of Huntington Ingalls, America’s largest military shipbuilding company. For more than a century, the organization has built more ships in more classes than any other US Naval shipbuilder. Huntington Ingalls is headquartered in Newport News, Virgina. Petters has been CEO since 2011. On the podcast, he discusses leadership: How he approaches his role and what it’s like to lead 35.000 employees.

Learn how the William and Mary Center for Corporate Education can help you and your organization develop your top talent through customized executive education and professional development programs. Visit us at www.wmleadership.com. Thank you for listening.

Jul 11 2017

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Rank #10: 93 Margaret Liptay & Terry Shannon - Working with a Leadership Coach

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It’s difficult to reach your goals by yourself. We all need help along the way. The best quarterbacks in football work with quarterback coaches. The best actors have acting coaches. And in business, the best leaders have leadership coaches. At some point in your career, you may decide to work with a leadership coach. It might be your idea, or your employer may make the suggestion. Either way, finding a leadership coach and creating a one-on-one collaborative relationship with the coach can have a dramatically positive effect on your career. Today we’re joined by two certified leadership coaches: Margaret Liptay is CEO of MLC Consulting; Terry Shannon is Executive Director of the Executive Partners here at William and Mary’s Mason School of Business. The Executive Partners provide leadership coaching to the students in the business school. They join us today to discuss how they work with their clients and what you should expect from your leadership coach.

Learn how the William and Mary Center for Corporate Education can help you and your organization develop your top talent through customized executive education and professional development programs. Visit us at www.wmleadership.com. Thank you for listening.

Sep 22 2017

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Rank #11: 44 Dr. Kelly Crace - How to Handle Stress

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Dr. Kelly Crace is a psychologist and the Associate Vice President for Health & Wellness at the College of William & Mary. He’s studied stress and helps athletes, students, and teams understand the types of stress and how to deal with them.

Learn how the William and Mary Center for Corporate Education can help you and your organization develop your top talent through customized executive education and professional development programs. Visit us at www.wmleadership.com. Thank you for listening.

Jun 14 2016

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Rank #12: 100 Quimby Kaizer - Your Why, How & What

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The end of another year. A good time for reflection. A good time to examine your life and career. In terms of your profession, one question you may want to ask yourself is: “Why?” Why do you do what you do? And is it the right fit. Our guest today encourages other to take time to examine their “why.” Quimby Kaizer is a Principle at KPMG. She recently spoke to MBA students at William and Mary about their “why,” and the way it connects with their “what” and “how.” The point being, when the three are aligned, you feel happy, fulfilled, and successful.

Learn how the William and Mary Center for Corporate Education can help you and your organization develop your top talent through customized executive education and professional development programs. Visit us at www.wmleadership.com. Thank you for listening.

Dec 20 2017

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Rank #13: 73 Michael Luchs - Design Thinking

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Never before have we seen such a time of disruption and innovation throughout all fields of business. Companies, organization, and leaders must be forward thinking just to survive. Over the last decade, some of the world’s leading companies have embraced “design thinking,” leading to groundbreaking new products and services. Today, William and Mary business professor Michael Luchs joins us to discuss design thinking, the framework behind it, and how you and your organization can embrace it to succeed moving forward.

Learn how the William and Mary Center for Corporate Education can help you and your organization develop your top talent through customized executive education and professional development programs. Visit us at www.wmleadership.com. Thank you for listening.

Feb 28 2017

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Rank #14: 111 Lisa DeNoia & Jeff Werby - The Coworking Movement

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While a traditional professional goes to the office every day, other professionals work from home, often alone and isolated. Those working from home have an alternative: Coworking. By next year, over two million professionals around the world will go to work in shared offices or workspaces where they work independently. Amenities in coworking spaces include office space, conference rooms, private telephone rooms and other necessities professionals seek. Lisa DeNoia and Jeff Werby launched 1701 - a coworking, meeting, and event space in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and it has quickly caught on. They join us today to discuss coworking, the types of professionals it attracts, and how it’s grown from a simple workspace to a collaborative community.

Learn how the William and Mary Center for Corporate Education can help you and your organization develop your top talent through customized executive education and professional development programs. Visit us at www.wmleadership.com. Thank you for listening.

Jun 12 2018

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Rank #15: 37 Alan B. Miller - Lessons From a Leader

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Alan B. Miller is one of the most successful leaders
in all of business. He founded Universal Health Services (UHS) in
1978, one of the largest hospital management companies in the
nation. In this episode, we talk about how he learned about
leadership, from his high school basketball team to the U.S.
Army.

Learn how the William and Mary Center for Corporate
Education can help you and your organization develop your top
talent through customized executive education and professional
development programs. Visit us at www.wmleadership.com. Thank you
for listening.

Apr 26 2016

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Rank #16: 41 Margaret Liptay - Fear of Failure

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Failure is something that everyone in the professional world encounters, and how you approach potential failure will have an effect on your professional and personal life. Margaret Liptay is a leadership coach who helps her clients understand and react to failure and the fear of failure.

Learn how the William and Mary Center for Corporate Education can help you and your organization develop your top talent through customized executive education and professional development programs. Visit us at www.wmleadership.com. Thank you for listening.

May 24 2016

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Rank #17: 45 Margaret Liptay - Leadership Presence

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As part of our Summer Look Back Series, we bring you a popular episode with leadership coach Margaret Liptay. Margaret Liptay is a certified leadership coach and CEO of MLC Consulting. She works with leaders to help them with “leadership presence,” something she believes is vital to success as a leader. Learn what leadership presence is in this episode, and why it is so important.

Learn how the William and Mary Center for Corporate Education can help you and your organization develop your top talent through customized executive education and professional development programs. Visit us at www.wmleadership.com. Thank you for listening.

Jun 21 2016

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Rank #18: 121 Beth Comstock - Courage, Creativity and Change

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According to Forbes, she’s one of the world’s 100 Most Powerful Women. She’s been named to the 100 Most Influential CMOs list, and she’s a member of PR Weeks’ Top 20 Most Influential Communicators. She’s Beth Comstock, most known for her almost three decades at GE where she served as Chief Marketing Officer and later Vice Chair of Innovation. Her latest project is her award-winning book “Imagine It Forward: Courage, Creativity and the Power of Change.” Comstock visited William & Mary in late August where she was the featured speaker at the school’s annual opening convocation. During her visit to campus, she sat down with us to discuss effective communication, leadership, and the power of change.

Learn how the William and Mary Center for Corporate Education can help you and your organization develop your top talent through customized executive education and professional development programs. Visit us at www.wmleadership.com. Thank you for listening.

Sep 15 2019

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Rank #19: 63 Jennifer DiMotta - Creating the Customer Experience

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The way we shop during the winter holidays and throughout the year continues to evolve. Consumers have many ways to buy from and interact with their favorite stores. Jennifer DiMotta is Vice President, Digital and Omni Channel, for Blue Mercury, a leading luxury beauty retailer. She spends much of her time and attention making sure her customers have a good experience with Blue Mercury, wherever they happen to be, and joins us today to discuss ways Blue Mercury - and other retailers - are connecting with their customers.

Learn how the William and Mary Center for Corporate Education can help you and your organization develop your top talent through customized executive education and professional development programs. Visit us at www.wmleadership.com. Thank you for listening.

Nov 29 2016

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Rank #20: 69 Joyful Simpson - Improvisation & Business

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Soft skills. Emotional intelligence. The willingness to be comfortable being uncomfortable. Companies everywhere are seeking employees and leaders who possess these qualities. Organizations are using multiple methods and approaches to teach a set of skills that improve communication, creativity and teamwork. For a number of organizations and professionals, improvisation training has become a popular method. Joyful Simpson is a California-based actor who teaches improv to businesses and professionals and joins us today to discuss what improv is, and what it can do for professionals and their teams.

Learn how the William and Mary Center for Corporate Education can help you and your organization develop your top talent through customized executive education and professional development programs. Visit us at www.wmleadership.com. Thank you for listening.

Jan 24 2017

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