Hosted by Devin Mathews and Jim Milbery, partners at ParkerGale Capital, a middle-market private equity group. This bi-weekly show is a lively discussion of the uses of technology to improve business operations for companies with less than $100 million in revenue.
WomenHack: Helping Diverse People Get Hired in Tech
Partner Kristina Heinze talks with Lisa Hudson -- Director of Global Events for WomenHack. Its mission is to promote gender equality in tech and help people get hired at companies committed to diversity in the workplace across 125+ cities around the world. Kristina and Lisa talk about WomenHack's approach and Lisa's wide range of experience working all over the world. So come have a listen and use the promo code "PARKERGALE" to get a 15% discount on upcoming WomenHack Events.
What Makes a Good Board Meeting Deck?
Jim spends an hour with Jason Heltzer, Managing Partner at Origin Ventures and a Chicago Booth professor in the
first of a three-part series on Board Meetings. This series germinated from Jason's tweetstorm on the
elements of a healthy board. In part one, we talk about the board deck itself, in parts two and three
we'll discuss board members and the actual board meeting.
Leadership During Periods of Disruption
Jimmy is joined by Ted Bililies, Managing Partner at AlixPartners, to share the results of the Sixth Annual Private Equity Leadership Survey, which focuses on leading investments during times of disruption. They discuss the top priorities for generating value, the increased focus on human capital due diligence, and the evolving role of leadership when managing through disruption.
Training and Enabling Effective Sales Teams with ClozeLoop
Operating Principals Cici Zheng and Paul Stansik are joined by the founders of ClozeLoop and authors of some of our favorite books on sales training and management - Cory Bray and Hilmon Sorey. Hilmon and Cory share their views on where most sales training falls short, the importance of uncovering customer pain, and how we work together to assess, train, and enable our portfolio company sales teams.
Survey Results for March Madness 2021 Best Business Books Brackets
Our listeners have submitted their picks in our March Madness 2021 Best Business Books podcast -- so come have a listen along with the ParkerGale Ops Team!
March Madness 2021 Best Business Books Bracket -- Part I
Paul, Cass, Cici and Jimmy square off with their best business books March Madness bracket with your host, Jim, as the Commissioner. Come have a listen as the operations team dukes it out for the championship. And get ready for a follow-on podcast reviewing our listener's picks.