ML307: Angel G. Henry (Author & Leader)
Angel G. Henry, The Inclusive Manager Strategist and "Ceiling Breaker!" Is also the author of Award-winning book Dents in the Ceiling: Tools Women and Allies Need to Breakthrough.
As a 20-year veteran of Corporate America, she has amassed quite a few lessons learned. Angel has a background in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries and over 15 years in the project management discipline. As a Black woman in tech, she is often "The ONLY" in the room and has found herself struggling from Imposter Syndrome, feeling invisible, being bullied, suffered sexual harassment and more, so MUCH more!
Angel is passionate for diversity in the field of IT. Her knowledge of why women and minorities are oftentimes missing from the C-Suite will enable IT leaders to help advance the conversation of inclusion and make REAL change.
She is the founder of www.angelsspeaking.com
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ML313: Brian Van Korn (Author of HEALTHCARELESS)34:00Brian Van Korn is the author of HEALTHCARELESS, a true story of a very special man whose life was suddenly and forever changed by a rare disease. Dealing with a severe backache for three days, he was taken to an emergency room. For five grueling months his world, his dignity, his very self was stripped away. Trapped in a system that all too often is not healthcare but healthcareless.Brian is a rare storyteller with a powerful ability to recall fine details. From the first word to the last, he will take you on an emotional roller coaster ride. His path began in a hell none of us would hope to experience. In the end, it ascends into a tale of triumph and inspiration. This is one man's journey to and from paralysis.BOOK: HeathcarelessMORE INFO: Brian Van KornEmail: Brianvankorn@gmail.comSponsors: Master Your Podcast Course: MasterYourSwagFree Coaching Session: Master Leadership 360 CoachingSupport Our Show: Click HereLily's Story: My Trust Manifesto
ML312: Watchen Nyanue (CEO of I CHOOSE THE LADDER)29:16Watchen Nyanue is the Founder and CEO of I Choose the Ladder, an employee development and retention agency that helps Fortune 500 execs develop and retain their high-performing Black women talent.She and her team have worked with top companies like Nike, McDonald's, Best Buy, and Walgreens, empowering countless women to conquer imposter syndrome, master work-life balance, and unlock their career potential. As a result, the companies have created positive high performance work cultures, achieved reduced employee turnover, lower executive recruitment costs, and benefited from happy and motivated staff.Watchen was born in Liberia and immigrated to the U.S. in 1991 to escape the war in her country. She has spent the last 15+ years overcoming everyday workplace biases against Black women and immigrants to reach the pinnacle of corporate America. Before founding I Choose the Ladder, Watchen was a senior marketing and business development executive at renowned companies like Comedy Central, Hearst Digital, Yahoo!, Johnson Publishing Company, and the 2021 WNBA champions, Chicago Sky.More Info: I CHOOSE THE LADDERSponsors: Master Your Podcast Course: MasterYourSwagFree Coaching Session: Master Leadership 360 CoachingSupport Our Show: Click HereLily's Story: My Trust Manifesto
ML311: Adam Jason (Leader @ Legacy Group)35:10Adam Jason is a partner at the alternative investment firm, Legacy Group, and a board member at the Green Coffee Company, Colombia's largest coffee producer. He is an attorney specialized in corporate finance, governance, securities regulation and international business transactions. He has advised Fortune 500 companies and investment banks, including JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley, Citibank and Goldman Sachs, through initial public offerings (IPOs) and offerings of debt and equity securities exceeding an aggregate of $10 billion. Adam is based in Medellin, Colombia.More Info: Legacy GroupSponsors: Master Your Podcast Course: MasterYourSwagFree Coaching Session: Master Leadership 360 CoachingSupport Our Show: Click HereLily's Story: My Trust Manifesto
ML310: Kerry Stover (Leader at Pariveda Solutions)28:48Kerry Stover is a leader at Pariveda Solutions, a leading management consulting firm that specializes in developing extraordinary talent that helps hundreds of businesses, from small startup ventures to Fortune 500 companies, solve complex technology and business problems.The company has been recognized as one of the Inc. 5000 fastest-growing private companies in the US 10 times, a milestone less than 1% of all US-based companies have achieved. Fortune, Glassdoor, and Great Place To Work have also named them as one of the best places to work.Kerry has over three decades of management and technology consulting experience and is a strong advocate of investing in the growth of employees, so they're well-equipped to lead company transformation and growth initiatives.More Info: Pariveda SolutionsSponsors: Master Your Podcast Course: MasterYourSwagFree Coaching Session: Master Leadership 360 CoachingSupport Our Show: Click HereLily's Story: My Trust Manifesto
ML309: Dr. Jill Kushner Bishop (CEO of Multilingual Connections)26:12Dr. Jill Kushner Bishop is the Founder & CEO of Multilingual Connections, a Chicago-based company that provides translation, transcription, transcreation, multimedia localization and research services in over 75 languages.Jill’s early fascination with language and culture led her to pursue a BA in the Teaching of Spanish and an MA/PhD in Linguistic Anthropology. Her dissertation, More than a language, a travel agency: ideology and performance in the Israeli Judeo-Spanish revitalization movement, focuses on Judeo-Spanish, an obsolescing language spoken by descendants of Jews exiled from Spain in 1492.An unexpected opportunity brought Jill to the corporate world, where she worked as a user experience researcher for a business and technology consulting firm. She was later able to leverage her skills and background—plus her love of burritos—when she was hired to oversee language, culture, and diversity programs for Chipotle Mexican Grill.In 2005, Jill took the next step in her career by launching Multilingual Connections. She is passionate about creating a great work environment for her team and she is proud of the impact of their work in the community and across the world.When she’s not working, Jill loves spending time with her husband and teen son, renovating houses, traveling around the world, and going for long walks around Evanston.More Info: Multilingual ConnectionsSponsors: Master Your Podcast Course: MasterYourSwagFree Coaching Session: Master Leadership 360 CoachingSupport Our Show: Click HereLily's Story: My Trust Manifesto
ML308: Anne Brown (Market Research Leader)22:02Anne Brown is an experienced market research professional and serial entrepreneur. As founding partner in Gazelle Global Research she leads a global team with international data collection, data processing and total fieldwork management. She knows market research in multiple time zones, continents and languages. Anne Brown is a PRC certified member of the Insights Association and a long-time member of ESOMAR, WIRe, WBENC and WBE.More Info: Gazelle Global ResearchSponsors: Master Your Podcast Course: MasterYourSwagFree Coaching Session: Master Leadership 360 CoachingSupport Our Show: Click HereLily's Story: My Trust Manifesto
ML306: Peter Anderton (CEO & Leadership Transformer)29:12Peter Anderton is most well known for his TED talk, "Great Leadership Comes Down to Only Two Rules", that has been viewed 1.5M+ times and is now being used in MBA programs globally.He is also the Founder of Internal Alignment, where he helps leaders build processes so they can 10x their companies from inside out. He knows that if teams are at their best, pulling together, and heading in the right direction amazing things happen. That’s what he does.Working with hundreds of companies, including giants like Jaguar Land Rover, 3M, Atkins, HSBC Holdings, Michels & Taylor, and Huntsman...and their programs typically deliver 1000%+ ROI.More Info: Peter AndertonTake the Inspirometer TestSponsors: Master Your Podcast Course: MasterYourSwagFree Coaching Session: Master Leadership 360 CoachingSupport Our Show: Click HereLily's Story: My Trust Manifesto
ML305: Yasir Ali (Founder & CEO of Polymer)17:47Yasir Ali is the Co-Founder and CEO of Polymer, a no-code platform that prevents sensitive data leaks across SaaS apps such as Google Drive, Slack, Microsoft Teams, and Zoom without slowing down an organization's operations.With Polymer, organizations can redact HIPAA, PCI, GDPR, CCPA, PHI, and other sensitive data in near real-time. This enables their employees to communicate and collaborate on SaaS apps at full speed without the need to police documents ahead of time or the worry of inadvertent transfer of sensitive information.Polymer has received a total funding of $6M+, and they have revenues over $2M+. Their clients include Signify Health, Edward Jones, Medly Pharmacy, and Routefusion.Yasir is a former Wall Street and hedge fund trader who worked for several companies, including Barclays Capital. He is also the founder of Dvega, an enterprise data and technology strategy consulting firm as well as a developer for credit-sensitive analytics for Bear Stearns Mortgage trading desk.More Info: Polymer.ioSponsors: Master Your Podcast Course: MasterYourSwagFree Coaching Session: Master Leadership 360 CoachingSupport Our Show: Click HereLily's Story: My Trust Manifesto