Pat Maley, Vistage Chair introduces us to members of the CEO Peer Group which encourages business executives to improve their business by making better decisions and help fellow CEOs in managing executive level decisions. His guests will be James Iancio of Seattle Fish, Arif Gangji of Neon Rain and Lisa Rogge, Vistage Chair. We will wrap up with Vistage Champion Colleen Stanley, of Sales Leadership
November 11 – Kristen Muzzy – Manufacturing Kristen Muzzy, Executive Vice President of Business Development for Leading 2 Lean is an advocate for promoting manufacturing in Colorado and nationwide. She’ll introduce us to Erica Easter, Vice President of Easter-Owens. She is a young woman leading her family-owned business to the next level. We’ll talk about Women in Manufacturing and her role as a millennial leader, and the challenges facing a small, growing manufacturer.
November 10 – Edgar Johansson – Aerospace Advocate Edgar Johansson, COBRT Aerospace Advocate joins us to discuss progress in Colorado’s aerospace industry and talk with major players who make the industry thrive. We will talk with Leonard David, Space Journalist and Jay Lindell, OEDIT’s Aerospace and Defense Industry Champion, about the upcoming Space Roundup.
November 9 – Jeff Wasden & COBRT Friends – Election Review Amid a contentious presidential election, Colorado faces a number of controversial issues on the ballot. Jeff Wasden, President of the Colorado Business Roundtable will review results of the state’s proposed amendments and ballot propositions with Steve House, Chair of the Colorado Republican Party, Secretary of State Wayne Williams, and other political analysts.
November 8 - Chuck Blakeman – Crankset Group Chuck Blakeman, Founder and Chief Transformation Officer of Crankset Group shares his theories on Why Employees are Always a Bad Idea, and Why Making Money is Killing Your Business. They may seem like crazy ideas, so tune in to understand why you should turn employees into stakeholders and managers into leaders.
November 7 – Doug Krug & Christine Kahane – Institute for UnLearning Doug Krug and Christine Kahane are Resultants from the Institute for UnLearning. They help leaders find solutions to effectively motivate people. We continue an ongoing going series on Leading Change Without Resistance – Putting Context into Context.
November 4 – Peter Moore – VITAL for ColoradoPeter Moore, President and CEO of VITAL for Colorado, contributes to Connect & Collaborate by discussing the importance of energy production in the state along with prestigious members of the VITAL for Colorado Board. His guest will be Simon Lomax of Energy In Depth. They will discuss sources and funding of anti-oil and gas activism.
November 3 – Adam Vasquez, Sacunas – How to Sell to Millennials It’s time to recognize that the millennial generation is not only at work but in some key positions. Adam Vasquez, President and CEO of Sacunas, shares his knowledge of selling to millennials. They are looking for more than the best product at the best price –- your company needs to be ready to surpass your competitors, your reviews and your social responsibility ideals.
November 2 – Stephanie Veck – Workforce Development Stephanie Veck, Director of the Colorado Workforce Development Council, joins us with a focus on Colorado’s talent pipeline. Her guest is Dr. Lauren Victor discussing the 2016 Talent Pipeline Report.
November 1 – Stan Litow – P-Tech Schools An important innovation in high school and early college education has reached a small number of Colorado schools. We will talk with Stan Litow, IBM Vice President of Corporate Citizenship and Corporate Affairs, about the P-Tech schools emerging in the Saint Vrain School District. Partners in Technology Early College/ High School programs provide students with a six-year program to earn their high school diploma and concurrently complete an associate degree with the guidance of a mentor from an industry partner like IBM and several other companies participating in Colorado.