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Cynthia Payne, CEO of Anchor Excellence a management and consulting firm working to bring about an aged care system framed by the lived experiences of older Australians joins Enterprise Radio.
Listen to host Eric Dye & guest Cynthia Payne discuss the following:
You founded Anchor Excellence in 2018, what was your driving force?
You became a CEO at 33, what are 3 pivotal lessons you’ve learnt in leadership?
As an organisation that mentors and supports aged care facilities walk through change, how do you approach dealing with ingrained cultures that need to shift?
What value do you see in nurses entering the Aged Care industry, what supports are necessary for new employees to ensure they remain engaged in Aged Care?
In Australia the Aged Care industry has just undergone a once-in-a-lifetime review. Can you tell us about the Royal Commission in Aged Care Quality and Safety, what must change? How does Anchor Excellence facilitate this change?
Cynthia Payne is CEO of Anchor Excellence a management and executive services consulting firm. In 2021 we boast 14 leaders with a range of programs and online learning. Our whole frame is to enable leaders and bring our values to full focus. Our legacy is improved capability and improved business outcomes. be it operations, leadership, governance, strategy or compliance
I also have an extensive executive career. My previous role as CEO, SummitCare (2002-2018) a privately held aged service provider was a great basis for proven leadership, strategy and business optimisation. Under my leadership the organisation was recognised on three separate reviews for global excellence using the Australian Business Excellence Framework with a Silver in 2009, and two Golds in 2012 and 2014. In 2015 it was also recognised in the Australian Growth Awards. In 2013 I was recognised by Australian Partnerships Australia for my Chairmanship of the Arts Health Institute and in 2018 Western Sydney University recognised me with the ‘Woman of the West Award’ – Business category on International Women’s Day.
I hold an MBA, Bachelor of Applied Science in Nursing, uniquely CertIV qualified Purna Yoga teacher (800HrRYT) and I am Certified Practitioner of Balanced Scorecard. As a seasoned public speaker and MC I revel in the chance to help conferences and key events really hit the mark.
I am MAICD, Fellow of the Governance Institute Australia and Long term member of the College of Nursing and Fellow of the Manager and Leaders Institute.
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Wikipedia Specialist and Content Strategist Kendall Leeper from To The Point Collaborative joins Enterprise Radio. Kendall has counseled corporate, nonprofit, and individual clients, helping them improve and update their Wikipedia articles.
Listen to host Eric Dye & guest Kendall Leeper discuss the following:
* What is ‘notability’ in the world of Wikipedia and why should I care?
* What is the value of being in Wikipedia?
* My social media community of followers is very large, why or why not will that help me get into Wikipedia?
* What is the single biggest mistake people and companies make when they try for Wikipedia indexing?
* Who are the volunteers of Wikipedia and how would someone become part of the Wikipedia team?
Kendall Leeper is a Wikipedia strategist who has counseled corporate, nonprofit, and individual clients, helping them improve and update their Wikipedia articles. Recently she helped poet and lyricist Larry Beckett get noticed by a British media company, and added best-selling author Julie Lythcott-Haims to the platform.
Prior to her Wikipedia focus, Kendall worked in strategic planning and project management. In her spare time, Kendall sings with the Portland-based band Bleuphonk, enjoys watching birds, sipping local wine, and traveling to the beach and Central Oregon with her husband and their four-legged dog-child, Auggie.
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This Entrepreneur is Redefining What it Means to be Clean
Steven Strombeck, Founder and CEO at SafeHandles, a leading manufacturer of self-cleaning products joins Enterprise Radio.
Listen to host Eric Dye & guest Steven Strombeck discuss the following:
* Where were you when you came up with the “aha” moment that led to creating SafeHandles?
* Your background was in real estate, not in manufacturing, how did you have the confidence to jump into such a new, unknown territory?
* What advice do you have for people who have an idea for a product?
* Your company has grown to include several products. How do you know when it is the right time to introduce a new product to the line?
* What is the most rewarding part of entrepreneurship for you?
Summary: There are so many unseen dangers when it comes to health with the Human Coronavirus as a prime example. It’s important to take action on the preventative measures, like the self-cleaning EPA approved products we manufacture.
Steve Strombeck, the Founder and CEO of SafeHandles™, is changing the world one doorknob at a time. A problem-solver with a passion for helping people, Steve has built his eight-year-old company with an eye for excellence and integrity.
With the goal of creating self-cleaning facilities, he has led his creative and talented team in developing a superior product that does just that. From EPA-registered antimicrobial adhesives, self cleaning pens, and self-cleaning portable and reusable shopping cart handles to chemical free disinfectant that kills the Human Coronavirus, the portfolio of revolutionary products continues to expand.
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As Workers Return to the Office, Leaders Need to Make FUN a Priority
Bob Nelson, PhD, the President of Nelson Motivation Inc., the world’s leading authority on employee recognition and engagement joins Enterprise Radio. “Dr. Bob,” has authored over 30 books on employee motivation and engagement, which have collectively sold over 5 million copies, in more than 30 languages. He is co-author of the new book Work Made Fun Gets Done! Easy Ways to Boost Energy, Morale, and Results.
This episode of Enterprise Radio is in association with the Author Channel.
Listen to host Eric Dye & guest Bob Nelson, PhD discuss the following:
* Many businesses are desperate to “get back to business.” But you say the best way to do so is to have more fun. That’s surprising advice. Tell us more.
* What’s fueled this shift in employee expectations?
* In your book, you feature hundreds of ideas to make work fun for little to no cost. What are a few examples?
* What can employees do if the boss isn’t on board? Are there ways to make work more fulfilling?
* As much as having fun sounds like something everyone would enjoy, you stress that there are several “do’s and don’ts” for having fun at work. What are they?
* What’s the one piece of advice you hope readers take from your book?
Bob Nelson, PH.D., the president of Nelson Motivation Inc., is the world’s leading authority on employee recognition and engagement. He’s worked with 80% of Fortune 500 companies, is a Senior Fellow for the Conference Board, a top thought leader for the Best Practice Institute, and was named a top-five management guru by Global Gurus.
Fondly known as “Dr. Bob,” he has authored over 30 books on employee motivation and engagement, which have collectively sold over 5 million copies and been translated into more than 30 languages. He is co-author of the new book Work Made Fun Gets Done! Easy Ways to Boost Energy, Morale, and Results.
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Conducting a Business Case: How to Reveal Hidden ROI in Cloud-Based Inventory Management
Brent DiBartolo, the Vice President of Sales, Americas and an experienced supply chain sales leader at Cloud Inventory® joins Enterprise Radio. Brent joins us to discuss the benefits of conducting a business case specifically with an ROI focus.
Listen to host Eric Dye & guest Brent DiBartolo discuss the following:
Many companies now require a thorough business case, complete with a Return on Investment (ROI) analysis, before approving major expenditures on new projects. Why is conducting a business case analysis often viewed as a daunting task?
For businesses wanting to start creating their business case, where do you recommend they start?
Can you walk us through the process of conducting a business case?
In terms of cloud-based inventory management, how can customers identify areas of hidden ROI as a result of this evaluation process?
Once you have completed a business case/ROI analysis; then what?
Brent DiBartolo is the Vice President of Sales, Americas for Cloud Inventory®, a company that empowers organizations with real-time inventory visibility at all points in the supply chain, from the warehouse to the field.
An accomplished sales leader with extensive experience in the Supply Chain, IT, and Finance industries, DiBartolo has a history of success training and leading sales teams, negotiating business partnerships and sales, and planning marketing strategies.
Based in Kansas City, Cloud Inventory’s global team has the supply chain knowledge and mobile-first development expertise to deliver solutions that solve today’s business challenges.
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