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Climate change, renewable energy, sustainable energy, and greenhouse gases…oh my!

Posted in Business Growth Cafe with tags , , , on April 14, 2021 by OC Talk Radio

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, the conversation on energy conservation and climate change is not new but certainly one you need to participate in. 

My guest and expert on the subject, Marc Brener, Director of Renewable & Energy Efficiency Services of Energy Experts International, Inc., is here with me today to help explore ideas and the facts you need to be thinking about.  This is an important, educational and stimulating conversation. 


Real Talk with Industry Leaders on Surviving the Crisis – Part 2

Posted in Business Growth Cafe with tags , , , on April 23, 2020 by OC Talk Radio

In  Part 2, I continue the conversation with 3 new business leaders from different industries to gain their perspective on how they and others are surviving and preparing for tomorrow. 

In Part 2, interviews include: 

  • Lia Holmes – HR Professional
  • Karen Gee-McAuley – PR Professional servicing consumer clients including travel and leisure
  • Josh Walters – Talent optimization and executive search

Connecting with remote employees during this crisis and leadership’s responsibility

Posted in Business Growth Cafe with tags , , , on April 14, 2020 by OC Talk Radio

We are in unprecedented times as a result of the Coronavirus.  Offices and businesses are closed, and employees are now working from home.  For many, this is a new experience.  And, for many business leaders, this is a new experience as well.

Today at the Café, I’m going speaking with Kimberly Layne, CEO, and founder of The Kimberly Connection Company, about improving broken cultures through connected leadership.  And, how a leader needs to engage with their remote employees during this crisis.


Protect yourself and your team from making dangerous judgment errors, especially in today’s business climate

Posted in Business Growth Cafe with tags , , , on April 8, 2020 by OC Talk Radio

Business leaders are navigating unchartered waters in today’s business climate and making decisions that can have a lasting impact on their business. Stop by the Business Growth Cafe to hear insights from my guest, Dr. Gleb Tsipursky, Disaster Avoidance Expert as we discuss making rational, well-thought-out decisions vs gut decisions based instincts.  Protect yourself and your team from dangerous judgment errors known as cognitive biases to develop the wisest and most profitable decision-making strategies for today and tomorrow.

Is the timing right in your business to hire a full-time or fractional executive?

Posted in Business Growth Cafe with tags , , , on September 27, 2019 by OC Talk Radio

Your business is growing or flat or worse, losing market share and it’s time to bring in more experienced people to help you keep it in the road to growth, but, you just don’t have the money or time to invest in finding the right people. Someone recommended hiring an interim or fractional executive; however, you’re not sure how to go about it? How do you find the right person? What are the steps you can take to making that decision?

Kristen McAlister, President of Cerius Executives, Joins me, your host and fractional CMO Angelo Ponzi for an in-depth discussion on when to hire a fractional or interim executive vs a full-time person and the steps you need to take to ensure you’re putting the right person on the bus!

Join us every Tuesday from 12:30 – 1:00 PM at the Business Growth Café, where we select from a menu of topics that can impact business growth. We’ll explore influences, barriers, challenges, and opportunities with experts from a wide variety of disciplines that can, directly and indirectly, impact your growth strategies and offer insights and actionable steps you can incorporate into your business.