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“BETTER DIRECTORS + BETTER BOARDS = BETTER COMPANIES”

 

With demands from Wall Street to deliver quarterly numbers, it’s easy for companies to get hijacked into focusing mostly on the short-term. But, the long-term success of companies requires ideas, practices and resources that support people in management roles — the ones on the front-lines leading the company into the future. So, it’s important that organizations pay attention to the top talent – not just C-Suite and senior management.
About the Guest: David Sokol has founded 3 companies during his career to date, taken 3 companies public and as Chairman & CEO of MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company; he sold the company to Berkshire Hathaway, where he continued to work his magic until he retired in 2011. The most stunning example of David’s leadership wizardry occurred in NetJets where he and his team turned a $157 million loss in 2009 to a $207 million gain in 2010.
Brought to you by CDF member, Kelli McCauley of McCauley & Company
14 minutes, 24 second

 

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“CULTURE OF ENGAGEMENT: HOW TOP COMPANIES WIN & KEEP TALENT”

 

Culture of Engagement: How Top Companies Win & Keep Talent – Talent can easily make or break an organization. How can you make sure your corporate culture creates the type of team dynamics that can lift and maintain an organization to the high-performance level? The answer may surprise you! Listen as Kelli talks with Rick Baldridge, President & COO of ViaSat, a global broadband services and technology company.
Brought to you by CDF member, Kelli McCauley of McCauley & Company
13 minutes, 8 second

 

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“LESSONS LEARNED FROM FORMER ENRON CFO ANDREW FASTOW”

 

For those who don’t know or remember, Enron was the world’s largest natural gas supplier, the world’s largest manufacturer of wind turbines, and was named “America’s Most Innovative Company” by Fortune magazine for six consecutive years from 1995-2001. Our guest Andrew Fastow, former CFO of Enron, was awarded “CFO of the Year” in 2000 by Fortune – shortly before it imploded into bankruptcy. In this episode he discusses ways to prevent it from happening in your organization!

 

Brought to you by CDF member, Kelli McCauley of McCauley & Company
25 minutes, 41 second

 

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“ISOLATED AT THE TOP? RULES OF ENGAGEMENT FOR YOUR CONFIDENTIAL INNER CIRCLE”

 

It’s no secret that it’s complex and lonely at the top. In today’s world, where do top leaders turn for advice and input? In this podcast, Kelli speaks one-on-one with international executive coach and best-selling author, Marshall Goldsmith about who to bring into your inner circle and how to appropriately confide in them.

 

Brought to you by CDF member, Kelli McCauley of McCauley & Company
14 minutes, 40 seconds

 

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“FRAUD: IS THE TONE FROM YOUR TOP LEADERS DETERRING OR ACCELERATING IT?”

 

What is the Board of Directors’ role in detecting and deterring fraud? Whether you’re on a Board or in any leadership position in an organization, you’ll want to listen to this podcast. It’s not just large corporations like Theranos and Volkswagen that have to be concerned about fraud – it’s ANY organization because fraud can happen anywhere. Listen in as Kelli McCauley chats with Mary Bennett, V.P. of Advisory Services at NAVEX Global, about concepts like “tone at the top”, ways to spot fraud in your organization, and the best strategies for keeping fraud and its associated penalties at top-of-mind.

 

Brought to you by CDF member, Kelli McCauley of McCauley & Company
26 minutes, 39 seconds
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“AMBUSHED BY THE UNEXPECTED!”

 

Hang on because sometimes the ride gets bumpy! Kelli interviews seasoned CEO, CDF board member and CDF Education Committee Chairman, Michael Berthelot, about the best way to stay the course when your business is disrupted and heading toward disaster. Whether or not your business is in trouble, you’ll want to listen in!

 

Brought to you by CDF member, Kelli McCauley of McCauley & Company
22 minutes, 48 seconds

 

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“THE PERILS AND PROMISE OF COMPANY CULTURE”

 

Think cultivating culture is a soft skill? This podcast’s guest, recognized CEO and former CDF board member, David Schlotterbeck shares how he bet it all on culture in a company racing towards bankruptcy and created $11 billion in shareholder value in the process!

 

Brought to you by CDF member, Kelli McCauley of McCauley & Company
31 minutes, 21 seconds

 

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“TRIPLE YOUR SALES RESULTS BY SHAKING THINGS UP!”

 

Can you really triple your sales by shaking things up? Absolutely, says long-time CDF member, CEO of WD-40 Company and author, Garry Ridge. Listen in as Kelli talks about finding and building a tribe, boosting sales, shaking things up, and more with CEO WD-40 Garry Ridge, the author of “Helping People Win at Work”, and founder of “The Learning Moment”.

 

Brought to you by CDF member, Kelli McCauley of McCauley & Company
15 minutes, 1 second

 

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