11/6/2013 | SHOW TOPIC: LIFE IN THE CUBICLE
8/7/2013 | SHOW TOPIC: DIGGING OUT OF EMAIL HELL
4/4/2013 | SHOW TOPIC: PRODUCTIVITY IN THE WORKPLACE
10/31/2012 | SHOW TOPIC: BUSY … WASTING TIME?
11/11/ 2012 | SHOW TOPIC: AVOIDING HOLIDAY WORK STRESS
Elizabeth Bowman is a Seattle-based Productivity Consultant and the owner of Innovatively Organized. She provides productivity consulting and hands-on organizing for small and medium businesses. She helps her clients get more done in less time by streamlining their processes and systems. Elizabeth delivers innovative solutions for any organizational challenge, from paper piles and electronic clutter to time management and workflow issues.
Elizabeth also conducts training seminars for small and large groups and brings a fresh and unique perspective to creating innovative systems for organizing challenges.
10/30/2013 | SHOW TOPIC: Hiring Smokers
Dr. Michael Siegel is a professor of community health sciences at the Boston University School of Public Health. He has conducted research on tobacco science and policy issues for the past 27 years. Most of his research has focused on the health effects of smoking, secondhand smoke, youth smoking, and methods to reduce smoking initiation and enhance smoking cessation. He authors a popular tobacco policy blog entitled “The Rest of the Story: Tobacco News Analysis and Commentary.”
8/21/2013 | SHOW TOPIC: Difficult Conversations
Sheila Heen is a Founder of Triad Consulting Group, a Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School, and co-author of the New York Times Business Bestseller, Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most (Penguin 2000).
Sheila has spent the last twenty years with the Harvard Negotiation Project, developing negotiation theory and practice. In addition to working with corporate executive teams, she has provided training for the Singapore Supreme Court, the Obama White House, and theologians struggling with disagreement over the nature of truth and God.
Her new book, Thanks for the Feedback: The Science and Art of Receiving Feedback Well (Even When It’s Off-Base, Unfair, Poorly Delivered and Frankly, You’re Not in the Mood) is due out from Viking/Penguin in March 2014. And she has promised to return to The Boss Show then.
Sheila has appeared on shows as diverse as Oprah, NPR’s Diane Rehms Show, Fox News, and CNBC’s Power Lunch. She’s a graduate of Occidental College and Harvard Law School. She is schooled in negotiation daily by her three children.
7/23/2013 | SHOW TOPIC: The Evil HR Lady Speaks
Suzanne Lucas, the “Evil HR Lady,” spent 10 years in corporate human resources, where she hired, fired, managed the numbers, and double-checked with the lawyers. She founded the Carnival of HR, a bi-weekly gathering of Human Resources blogs, and her writings have been used in HR certification and management training courses across the country. The “Evil HR Lady” is a regular blog contributor to Inc.com and to CBS.com’s MoneyWatch.
7/18/2013 | SHOW TOPIC: The Narcissism of Gen Y
1/29/2013 | SHOW TOPIC: Millennials Overtake Boomers
GUEST: Kim Arellano
For 20 years, Kim Arellano held leadership positions in for-profit and non-profit worlds, including a role as regional sales director for a Fortune 500 global telecommunications company. In 2008, she left the industry to start a thriving consulting business. Kim believes that listening and asking questions of not only the client, but the situation, allows the best opportunity to organize solutions to fit her client’s exact needs.
7/11/2013 | SHOW TOPIC: Stupid Job Interviewer Tricks
Andrea Ballard helps individuals and companies put their best foot forward in the recruiting process. As the owner of Expecting Change, she provides job search coaching and interview preparation for job seekers. She also works with companies and helps design programs to recruit and retain talented individuals in a competitive marketplace.
Andrea is a certified life coach and certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) through the Human Resources Certification Institute.
5/30/2013 | SHOW TOPIC: We Plead: If You Lead, Read
1/16/2013 | SHOW TOPIC: What Your Boss Doesn’t Tell You
Jeff Haden learned much of what he knows about business and technology as he worked his way up in the manufacturing industry from forklift driver to manager of a 250-employee book plant.
Everything else he picks up from ghostwriting books for some of the smartest innovators and leaders he knows in business. He has written more than 30 non-fiction books, including four Business and Investing titles that reached #1 on Amazon’s bestseller list. He’d tell you which ones, but then he’d have to kill you.
5/7/2013 | SHOW TOPIC: Emotions in the Workplace
Scott K. Edinger is a consultant, author, speaker and executive coach who has worked with some of the most prominent organizations in the world including AT&T, Harvard Business Publishing, Bank of America, Lenovo, Gannett and The Los Angeles Times.
Scott is a co-author of The Inspiring Leader: Unlocking the Secrets of How Extraordinary Leaders Motivate (McGraw-Hill 2009), and the Harvard Business Review article Making Yourself Indispensable, called by HBR a “classic in the making.” Scott has authored or co-authored dozens of other articles and white papers, has been a contributing author for The American Society for Training and Development Leadership Handbook, and is a blogger for the Harvard Business Review.
12/18/2012 | SHOW TOPIC: Chef’S Recipe for Leadership
GUEST: Tom Douglas
Tom Douglas is an American executive chef, restaurateur, author, and radio talk show host.
Owner of more than a dozen of Seattle’s finest restaurants, including Etta’s, The Dahlia Lounge, and Palace Kitchen, Tom is author of four books, the most recent being the Dahlia Bakery Cookbook (recently #1 on Amazon.com) and hosts a weekly radio show, Seattle Kitchen.
Tom’s appearance on The Boss Show is a result of having recently been recognized by the Puget Sound Business Journal as Seattle area Executive of the Year.
10/16/2012 | SHOW TOPIC: “I Love My Job!”
Recently awarded the title of “Seattle’s Favorite FM Radio Personality,” Rachel Belle is a reporter and contributor on The Ron &Don Show on KIRO Radio, Seattle’s highest-rated program.
Rachel Belle’s “Ring My Belle” segment airs Monday-Friday on The Ron & Don Show at 4:37pm and 6:37pm. You can also hear “Ring My Belle Weekends” Saturdays at 5pm and Sundays at 1pm. Rachel is a northern California native who loves anything and everything culinary, playing Scrabble, petting cats and performing improv.
10/9/2012 | SHOW TOPIC: World Famous and the “C” Word
World Famous is a boutique creative film/video production shop in Seattle, WA. Creative Directors Tony Fulgham (right) and Alan Nay (with over 25 years of experience between them) wrote the company’s original business plan on a cocktail napkin, which ceremoniously hangs in the office today (as far as you know).
Both Seattle Metropolitan and the Puget Sound Business Journal have named World Famous one of Seattle’s “Best Places to Work.” The company has also been featured in publications ranging from the Seattle Times to Huffington Post for their Assignments work, a “be creative for creativity’s sake” monthly company task.
9/25/2012 | SHOW TOPIC: The No-Vacation Nation
9/8/2012 | SHOW TOPIC: The Happiest Places to Work
9/4/2012 | SHOW TOPIC: Workplace Bullying
Gary Namie is an author, consultant, researcher, and founder of the Workplace Bullying movement. Gary is Director of the Workplace Bullying Institute, the Healthy Workplace Campaign to enact state laws, and Work Doctor®, originator of the consulting specialty.
With his wife Dr. Ruth Namie, he wrote the popular books, The Bully-Free Workplace: Stop Jerks, Weasels & Snakes from Killing Your Organization (Wiley, 2011) and The Bully At Work (Sourcebooks, 2009).
8/14/2012 | SHOW TOPIC: More Socializing = More Productivity
Ben Waber is President and CEO of Sociometric Solutions, a management consulting firm that uses social-sensing technology to understand and improve organizations. He is also a visiting scientist at the MIT Media Lab, and he was previously a senior researcher at Harvard Business School.
Waber’s work has been featured in major media outlets such as Wired, The Economist, and NPR. He has consulted for industry leaders such as LG, McKinsey & Company, and Gartner on technology trends, social networks, and organizational design. His upcoming book Social Sense will be released in early 2013.
7/31/2012 | SHOW TOPIC: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
Stacey Epstein is VP of Marketing at ServiceMax, a leading SaaS start-up. Previously she was VP of Global Marketing Communications at SuccessFactors, where she was instrumental in the company’s successful IPO. Stacey is a frequent online contributor to inc. magazine.
Her articles include “Fending Off the Creeps: How to Avoid Sexual Harassment,” and “5 Reasons to Hire More Moms.” She can be found on twitter at @staceyepstein
7/3/2012 | SHOW TOPIC: The Beauty Effect
Piper Lauri Salogga is the owner and founder of Piper Lauri Salogga Interiors and Living Sensual TV. A curator of beauty and connection, Piper uses her talents as a writer, speaker and designer to serve as a catalyst for empowering the lives of others.
Her residential and commercial work has been featured in a variety of publications throughout the Northwest including: Sunset Magazine, Alaska Airline’s Magazine, The Seattle Times Pacific Magazine, The Seattle PI, Journal Newspapers and more. She has been a featured guest on KIRO 7 Mornings with Kaci, and interviewed for numerous radio programs on sustainable, feng shui design. She’s looking forward to completing her book Living from the Heart late this year.
7/12/2012 | SHOW TOPIC: Minding Your P’s and Q’s
Arden Clise is a business etiquette consultant, trainer, speaker and columnist. An expert in the field of business etiquette, Arden’s business etiquette column is a regular feature in the Puget Sound Business Journal. She has been quoted in several local and national publications, and has been a featured guest on TV and radio shows, including a regular weekly etiquette segment on radio station KSER 90.7
4/23/2011 | SHOW TOPIC: Happiness and Productivity
Grant Cardone is an international sales trainer, motivational speaker and NY Times best selling author. As executive producer and star of the National Geographic Channel’s “Turnaround King,” Grant is a regular contributor on such shows as Fox News, CNBC, MSNBC, and CNN.
Since 2008 Grant has written four bestselling books to inspire those who want to achieve more success: Sell or Be Sold – How to Get Your Way in Business and in Life (2012) The Closer’s Survival Guide – Stop Selling, Start Closing (2009) If You’re Not First, You’re Last – Sales Strategies to Dominate your Market and Beat your Competition (2010) The 10X Rule - The Only Difference Between Success and Failure (2011)
2/24/2012 | SHOW TOPIC: So You Hate Your Co-Worker?
Co-author of 8 books, including Dealing with People You Can’t Stand: How to Bring out the Best in People at Their Worst and the recently published How to Click With People. A keynoter, a coach, a guest on hundreds of radio and TV shows. Dr. Kirschner has consulted with clients ranging from Starbucks to NASA to Heineken. One night on MSNBC, Keith Olbermann named him the 2nd Best Person in the World. VISIT WEBSITE »