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Join our hosts, Don Garlitz and Sharon Morrissey, as they connect with founders, CEOs and executives of some of our industries greatest companies. Listen in to hear exciting discussions on entrepreneurship, management and what it takes to build, sustain and grow a successful company and career.

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    • 5.0, 9 Ratings

Join our hosts, Don Garlitz and Sharon Morrissey, as they connect with founders, CEOs and executives of some of our industries greatest companies. Listen in to hear exciting discussions on entrepreneurship, management and what it takes to build, sustain and grow a successful company and career.

    A Sketch of Success from Mike Simonds

    A Sketch of Success from Mike Simonds

    The COO of Unum Group speaks to his approach to engaging people, his favorite recent reading, and the value of seeing relationships in whole rather than in silos. He offers a simple tip to bring in humility as a rein on arrogance, and discusses five amazing career paths in the insurance industry. Mike shares a perspective on why this is the greatest time in the history of the world to be alive, and the importance of having a strong “Why” to drive our daily work effort.

    • 22 min
    Success Strategies with Paul Rogers, SVP, Brown and Brown Inc. and COO of Pacific Resources

    Success Strategies with Paul Rogers, SVP, Brown and Brown Inc. and COO of Pacific Resources

    From the early days of Paul Roger’s career where he learned the importance of training, to his most recent major career move facilitating the merger of Pacific Resources Group and Brown and Brown Insurance Agency, Paul has lived by one of his favorite mottos, “plan your work and work your plan”. During our discussion with Paul, we dive into the practices that Paul feels have characterized his top employees, and how he has followed a mathematical formula to success.

    • 36 min
    Leveraging focus and prioritization as a key to success with Paylocity President and COO, Michael Haske

    Leveraging focus and prioritization as a key to success with Paylocity President and COO, Michael Haske

    Our special guest Michael Haske is a multi-talented leader of both sales and operations for one of the nation’s top human capital management companies. In this episode, we learn how Michael fell in love with sales, how he encourages his people to find their own ways to solve problems, and how he limits his focus to accomplish more. His vision of the rising generation ensures that Paylocity will be an industry leader for years to come.

    • 24 min
    Jamie Hawkins on the Industry Opportunity and the Modern Workforce

    Jamie Hawkins on the Industry Opportunity and the Modern Workforce

    Jamie discusses how to start a business by finding opportunities presented by industry change and gives advice on how to be a successful entrepreneur. Jamie comments on the importance of establishing a strong business plan and balancing the unwavering commitment an entrepreneur must have to that plan and the ability to change and adapt as needed.

    • 25 min
    Marketplace Evolution with Raul Villar, CEO of Paycor

    Marketplace Evolution with Raul Villar, CEO of Paycor

    This episode offers insight from Raul Villar Jr about the evolution of the payroll market into a more holistic emphasis on human capital management, and the advantages that American companies now enjoy as a result. Raul speaks to his methods for change management, and the power that comes from challenging our routines. Our conversation comes full circle as we discuss Raul’s career path within the industry and we hear his advice on how to kickstart and sustain an inspiring and successful career.

    • 24 min
    Ed O'Malley on Empowering the Workforce

    Ed O'Malley on Empowering the Workforce

    "Hire the best people, trust them and delegate with abandon." This is just one adage we hear from Ed O'Malley, the head of insurance brokerage and consulting at NFP during his interview with us. Ed offers advice on how to engage and empower employees and urges leaders  to leave room for employees to be independent, even if that means leaving room for failure.

    • 17 min

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